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[08/11/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 11
Updates include: Showtime passes on fifth season of "Web Therapy"; The CW developing trio of projects based on features; and Michael Vartan cast in E!'s "The Arrangement."

[08/11/15 - 02:20 PM]
Matt Ryan to Appear as Constantine in an Upcoming Episode of "Arrow" This Season
Ryan posted a video to his Twitter page about said news.

[08/11/15 - 02:19 PM]
First Look at Jay Garrick on "The Flash"
Check out Teddy Sears as Jay, paying special homage to the iconic comic book cover, "Flash of Two Worlds!"

[08/11/15 - 02:11 PM]
The CW Orders New Cycles of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"
The new episodes will debut in 2016.

[08/11/15 - 02:10 PM]
"Crazy Talk," Hosted by Tanisha Thomas and Ben Aaron, Premieres in National Syndication on Monday, September 14
Thomas and Aaron will inject their raw and hilarious banter into the absurd, ridiculous, and most watched TV clips that viewers can't resist watching.

[08/11/15 - 02:00 PM]
TV Land Gives Series Order to Innovative New Comedy "Lopez" Starring Acclaimed Actor and Comedian George Lopez
The half hour single camera serialized comedy has a 12 episode order and will premiere in 2016.

[08/11/15 - 01:45 PM]
Britney Spears to Appear on "Jane the Virgin"
"We are so thrilled that Rogelio's "nemesis" -- Britney Spears -- has agreed to appear on "Jane The Virgin" in episode 205," said Jennie Snyder Urman.

[08/11/15 - 01:08 PM]
The World Premiere of "Natasha Leggero: Live at Bimbo's" Debuts on August 22 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
For fans that can't wait for Leggero's new material, the special will be available on August 17 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.

[08/11/15 - 12:42 PM]
NBC's Vikings-Steelers NFL/Hall of Fame Game Is Most-Watched NFL Preseason Game in 5 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 9.

[08/11/15 - 12:31 PM]
FOX NFL Broadcast Teams Set for 21st Season
The revamped lineup includes longstanding partnerships, former partners reunited, a mix of new voices and established personalities joining new teams.

[08/11/15 - 12:18 PM]
The "Cake Boss" Is Back on TLC
The new season will kick off with a live two-hour event on Tuesday, September 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/11/15 - 11:47 AM]
"48 Hours: The Ultimatum" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 8.

[08/11/15 - 11:46 AM]
TNT Re-Enlists "The Last Ship" for Third Season
The network has ordered 13 episodes for the third season, which is slated to launch next summer.

[08/11/15 - 11:38 AM]
U.S. Record 4.2 Million Tune in to NBC Sports Group's Premier League Opening Weekend Coverage -- Up 25% from '14
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9.

[08/11/15 - 11:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce New Documentary "The Spymasters" Airing November 28th at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is billed as a gripping documentary looking inside the workings of the CIA and talking candidly to the men who ran it.

[08/11/15 - 11:36 AM]
Showtime(R) Acquires "Just Kids" - Patti Smith's Best-Selling Memoir About Her Life with Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe to Be a Limited Series
Co-written and produced by Patti Smith and three-time Academy Award(R) nominee John Logan, the memoir will be developed into a limited series, to be produced with Logan's Desert Wolf Productions.

[08/11/15 - 11:35 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces Winter Premiere Date for "Billions" and "Shameless"
Look for both series on Sunday, January 17 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/11/15 - 11:34 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Life to "I'm Dying Up Here"
From executive producer Jim Carrey, the project will center within L.A.'s celebrated and infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s.

[08/11/15 - 11:33 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Pilot Order to Coming-of-Age Drama from Lena Waithe and Oscar(R) Winner Common
Produced by Fox 21, the untitled project is a relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story of a young African American male in which just growing up can be a matter of life and death.

[08/11/15 - 11:32 AM]
Showtime Releases New Documentary Slate for Late 2015
Scheduled for this fall are uncensored looks at such fascinating figures as Marlon Brando, Jimi Hendrix, Suge Knight, Barney Frank and Warren Jeffs.

[08/11/15 - 11:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Critically Acclaimed Dramas "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" for Fourth Seasons
Both series will receive 12 one-hour episodes and will begin production in 2016.

[08/11/15 - 11:30 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Chronicle 2015 Campaign of a College Football Powerhouse in "A Season with Notre Dame Football"
The season-long series premieres Tuesday, September 8 at 10:00/9:00c, just three days after Notre Dame's opening-week showdown with the University of Texas Longhorns in South Bend, Indiana.

[08/11/15 - 11:29 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets Airdate for the Revealing New Documentary "American Dream/American Knightmare" About Infamous Rap Mogul Suge Knight
The documentary, which offers an uncensored look into the life of notorious rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight, is directed by Antoine Fuqua.

[08/11/15 - 11:28 AM]
New York Giants Star Victor Cruz Is the Subject of Upcoming Showtime Sports(R) Original Documentary Film
The feature-length film, currently in production as Cruz works his way back into the Giants' starting lineup for this season, will be directed by Gotham Chopra.

[08/11/15 - 11:16 AM]
Country Superstar Jennifer Nettles, Acclaimed Actor Gerald McRaney and Globe Winner Ricky Schroder Join "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors"
This once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes place inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith, and a raggedy patchwork coat that helped make Parton who she is today.

[08/11/15 - 10:38 AM]
"Demetri Martin: Live (at the Time)" - Trailer & Key Art Release
Netflix's latest stand-up special premieres this Friday, August 14.

[08/11/15 - 10:34 AM]
GSN Presents the Epic Battle of the Ages: "Man v Fly" Airing Wednesday, August 12 During 10:30 PM ET/PT Time Slot
The new short-form interstitial series debuts on GSN on Wednesday, August 12 immediately following "Idiotest."

[08/11/15 - 10:23 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases the Trailer for Its Powerful New Drama Series "Billions," Premiering Sunday, January 17 at 10 PM
Starring Oscar(R) nominee and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, the series is a 21st-century examination of the profit and peril of chasing the American dream.

[08/11/15 - 10:13 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's Top Syndicated Talker in Key Measures
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of July 27-31.

[08/11/15 - 09:22 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches Detective Podcast in Advance of Season 5 Premiere of "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda"
The new season premieres next Tuesday, August 18 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/11/15 - 09:20 AM]
Sundance TV Presents a Marathon of the Emmy(R) Nominated, Peabody Award-Winning Original Miniseries "The Honorable Woman" on Thursday, August 13th Starting at 9:00AM ET/PT
Among its four Emmy nominations are Outstanding Limited Series; Outstanding Writing For A Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special; Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series or a Movie (Maggie Gyllenhaal).

[08/11/15 - 08:48 AM]
"Ninja Warrior" Delivers a Series Record in Total Viewers, Is the #1 Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 10.

[08/11/15 - 08:36 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Monday Builds on It Week-Ago Debut in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 10.

[08/11/15 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Ninja Warrior" Paves the Way to Another NBC Victory
The Peacock's summer franchise is up 11% from last week among adults 18-49.

[08/11/15 - 08:11 AM]
New York Comedy Festival Announces 2015 Lineup Featuring Judd Apatow, Trevor Noah, Bill Burr and More
Expanding to six days and running from November 10-15, the festival will feature some of comedy's biggest stars performing in New York City's most prestigious venues.

[08/11/15 - 08:06 AM]
New Original Film Announcement - Christopher Guest and Netflix
The company has released a teaser image for a new project entitled "Mascots."

[08/11/15 - 07:01 AM]
"The Walking Dead: No Man's Land" Mobile Game Gives Fans a Chance to Experience the Zombie Apocalypse Guided by Daryl Dixon
Daryl Dixon, the crossbow-toting, fan-favorite character, portrayed by actor Norman Reedus in the TV series, helps the player get established in the game.

[08/10/15 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 10
Updates include: TV Land pulls the plug on "The Exes"; Sam Elliott joins the cast of Netflix's "The Ranch"; and Matt Nix, Peter Berg team for new drama at FOX.

[08/10/15 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 10
Next week, the competition moves to the next level when the Top 10 finalists will be paired with All-Star partners.

[08/10/15 - 04:02 PM]
Omi to Perform Chart-Topping Summer Hit "Cheerleader" During "America's Got Talent" Aug. 12 Live Results Show on NBC
His breakthrough single has landed at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 for four weeks running and remains in the top five on Billboard's Songs of The Summer.

[08/10/15 - 02:34 PM]
GSN Expands Its "Skin Wars" Success with New "Skin Wars: Fresh Paint" Spinoff, Airing Wednesday, August 26
The self-contained spinoff is hosted by entertainer and master of transformation, RuPaul Charles, who also serves as a judge on the parent series.

[08/10/15 - 12:07 PM]
Wheels Up! Bravo Media Renews Scripted Comedy "Odd Mom Out" for Season Two
"Odd Mom Out" recently wrapped its first 10 episode season on August 3.

[08/10/15 - 11:54 AM]
ABC Family's "Baby Daddy" Delivers 2-Year Season Finale Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demographics
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 5.

[08/10/15 - 11:26 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Returns Monday, September 7 at 8PM ET/PT
Devoted to pursuing their dreams in both career and romance, these artists must strike a balance between work and play against the backdrop of the Hollywood Hills.

[08/10/15 - 11:22 AM]
"What Could Possibly Go Wrong?" Returns to Science Channel on Wednesday, August 12 at 10PM ET/PT
Science Channel's daring duo, Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds, are back to out-build, out-kaboom and out-science the world's wildest viral videos.

[08/10/15 - 11:12 AM]
TV One's "Born Again Virgin" Premiere Night Reaches 1.4 Million Total Viewers P2+
TV One further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 5.

[08/10/15 - 10:55 AM]
Video: "Amy Schumer Live at the Apollo" - Announcement Tease (HBO)
Directed by Chris Rock and taped May 29 before a live audience at New York's iconic Apollo Theater, the one-hour special features Schumer talking about her life.

[08/10/15 - 10:38 AM]
Big & Rich Star Rocks His Way to TLC with "Big Kenny and Family"
The all-new one-hour special premieres Wednesday, September 2 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/10/15 - 10:35 AM]
BET Networks to Air Original New Edition Biopic Miniseries Executive Produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment in Association with New Edition Enterprises
New Edition members Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant have all signed on as co-producers for the film that is being developed into a three-night miniseries premiering on BET in 2016.

[08/10/15 - 10:01 AM]
NBC Sports Group Agrees to 6-Year Extension to Remain the Exclusive U.S. Home of the Premier League
As per the agreement, NBC Sports Group will continue to make all 380 Premier League matches available to fans.







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