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[09/10/15 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 10
Updates include: ABC gives pilot order to "Downward Dog"; Tequan Richmond, Aisha Hinds among cast of Showtime's Lena Waithe project; and David Slade to helm premiere of Starz's "American Gods."

[09/10/15 - 04:35 PM]
Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company Present the World Premiere of "The X-Files" Event Series at Mipcom and the U.S. Premiere at New York Comic Con Next Month
The episode - the first in the six-episode event series - is entitled "My Struggle" and will be unveiled by series creator and executive producer Chris Carter.

[09/10/15 - 02:38 PM]
Spike's New Shoulder Programming Is Dynamite!
Spike and Bellator have joined forces to create a slate of compelling specials that are a must-see for any MMA fan.

[09/10/15 - 02:35 PM]
@ESPNTennis & US Open: Young Viewers Driving TV Audience Surge, WatchESPN Explosion
ESPN spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[09/10/15 - 02:06 PM]
Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Star in "BrainDead," A New Comic-Thriller Set in the World of Washington, D.C. Politics, To Be Broadcast in Summer 2016 on CBS
Winstead will portray Laurel, the daughter of a Democratic political dynasty who left Washington, D.C. to become a documentary filmmaker, but is pulled back into the family business when her brother, the senate majority whip, needs her help running his senate office.

[09/10/15 - 01:36 PM]
ABC Invites Viewers to Sample a Taste of Its Exciting New Fall Line-Up, On the, "ABC Fall Preview Special," Airing September 18 on ABC
Ken Jeong hosts the special, which was shot on the set of his new ABC series "Dr. Ken."

[09/10/15 - 01:03 PM]
PBS, Ideate Media and Scott Free Develop New Television Series About the Founding of New York City
Ed Redlich will adapt the acclaimed best-seller "The Island at the Center of the World" by Russell Shorto.

[09/10/15 - 12:24 PM]
Jill Dictrow Surprises People All Over The Country: One Awkward Conversation at a Time in New TLC Series, "Sex in Public"
The six-part series launches Friday, October 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/10/15 - 12:17 PM]
"Vice Special Report: Fixing the System," A Look at America's Broken Criminal Justice System, Debuts Sept. 27 on HBO
The special will give viewers an in-depth look at the pervasive impacts of America's approach to crime and imprisonment, chronicling the many interlocking pieces of the sprawling system, from prisoners and their families to the judiciary and community reformers.

[09/10/15 - 12:08 PM]
New Discovery Channel Series "Pacific Warriors" Heads to Hawaii to Reveal the Adrenaline-Fueled World of Kayak Fishing
The six-episode series will roll out Friday, October 23 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[09/10/15 - 12:07 PM]
Food Network Star Winner Eddie Jackson's Primetime Series "BBQ Blitz" Premieres Friday, October 9th at 10:30PM ET/PT
Eddie hits a new city in each episode and welcomes three of the best local grillers, smokers and fire-roasters to an outdoor cook-off for a grand prize of $5,000 and BBQ bragging rights.

[09/10/15 - 12:00 PM]
Actress Teri Hatcher to Guest Star on "The Odd Couple"
She will play Charlotte, a smart, successful single mother who lives in Oscar Madison's (Matthew Perry) building.

[09/10/15 - 11:59 AM]
WE tv's "Braxton Family Values" Closes Most-Watched Season Ever
WE tv spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/10/15 - 11:47 AM]
The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, Joins Mario Batali and Carla Hall at the Milan Expo 2015 as Seen on ABC's "The Chew," Monday, September 14
The First Lady has made two prior appearances on the show, in September 2014 and March 2015.

[09/10/15 - 11:24 AM]
WGN America Releases Explosive "Manhattan" Key Art for Season Two
The show's sophomore run kicks off on Tuesday, October 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/10/15 - 11:17 AM]
HBO's "The Wizard of Lies" First Look Photo
The film is currently in production in New York and stars Robert De Niro (as Bernie Madoff) and Michelle Pfeiffer (as Ruth Madoff).

[09/10/15 - 11:16 AM]
Video: "The Grinder's" Dean & Stewart Sanderson....In a Word
Check out the latest teases for the upcoming comedy, premiering Tuesday, September 29 on FOX.

[09/10/15 - 11:16 AM]
ESPN Extends Deal with Comedian Frank Caliendo
He will continue to be featured primarily on ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown" during the 2015 NFL regular season and playoffs.

[09/10/15 - 11:03 AM]
Encore Westerns Celebrates 60th Anniversary of Classic Series "Gunsmoke" with 12-Hour Marathon on September 13
The marathon begins with the first episode on Sunday, September 13 at noon ET/PT and continuing through midnight.

[09/10/15 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up a Two-Hour New York Fashion Week Documentary, "Baring It All: Inside New York Fashion Week"
Produced by IMG, a global leader in media production, fashion events and management, the documentary started shooting this week and will air in October.

[09/10/15 - 10:36 AM]
Bravo Media Wins Emmy(R) Award in Multiplatform Storytelling for "The Singles Project"
The win is shared by Bravo Digital, Bravo Production, All3Media, Goodbye Pictures and Lime Pictures.

[09/10/15 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Full Cast Trailer for "American Horror Story: Hotel"
The new season kicks off Wednesday, October 7 on FX.

[09/10/15 - 09:33 AM]
FYI's "Married at First Sight: The First Year" Returns for a Second Season Tuesday, October 13 at 9PM ET
In season two, viewers will follow the two couples as they encounter new ups and downs in married life - from renovating a new home, to talk of babies, to reconnecting with a long lost relative.

[09/10/15 - 09:26 AM]
VH1's Smash Hit "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Season 2 Premieres to the Tune of 3.6 Million Total Viewers on Monday
VH1 further spins the numbers for Monday, September 7.

[09/10/15 - 09:17 AM]
Pop to Air "Dawson's Creek" Weekdays on Pop Starting September 14
Head back to Capeside High School every weekday on Pop with back-to-back episodes at 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM, ET/PT on Pop, in addition to a special one-day marathon on September 14th from 12:00-4:00 PM, ET/PT.

[09/10/15 - 09:06 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to Welcome Country Music's Biggest Stars in the Weeks Leading Up to "The 49th Annual CMA Awards"
The lineup includes performances from Chris Young, Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore as well as 2015 CMA nominees Kelsea Ballerini, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Kacey Musgraves and more.

[09/10/15 - 08:52 AM]
"Talent" Generates Five-Month Time-Period Highs in the Wednesday 8 P.M. Hour, Is #1 for the Night in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 9.

[09/10/15 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Crown in Tight Race
CBS likewise was in the adults 18-49 hunt, only a tenth of a ratings point behind said duo.

[09/10/15 - 07:43 AM]
ESPN College Football Week 1: Most-Watched Opening Weekend Game Ever on ESPN/ABC and Top Two Most-Watched Games of the Weekend
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, September 3 through Monday, September 7.

[09/10/15 - 07:30 AM]
CBS Resumes Time Change Alerts on NFL Doubleheader Weekends
The updates will be provided via on-air graphics, a ticker on the home page of CBS.com and social media posts.

[09/10/15 - 07:00 AM]
Netflix Announces the Premiere Date for "Marvel's Jessica Jones"
The announcement was made via the show's social handle @JessicaJones.

[09/10/15 - 05:09 AM]
TV One Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Million Man March with "News One Now" Special and Network Premiere of Documentary "The Million Man March Story" Friday, October 9
Hosted by actor Malik Yoba, the film features behind-the-scenes footage and unique coverage of speeches by Minister Louis Farrakhan, Maya Angelou, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rosa Parks, Dorothy Height and Stevie Wonder.

[09/09/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 9
Updates include: Edward James Olmos cast in "Urban Cowboy" at FOX; trio set for OWN's "Greenleaf"; and Hank Azaria tapped for a role in HBO's "The Wizard of Lies."

[09/09/15 - 02:34 PM]
AMC Orders "Preacher" to Series
The Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios co-production was developed for television by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg ("This Is the End," "Superbad," "Neighbors") and showrunner Sam Catlin ("Breaking Bad").

[09/09/15 - 01:21 PM]
Oprah.com Launches New Two-Part O Course "21 Days to Happiness" from Best-Selling Author and Happiness Expert Shawn Achor
Part one of the course, "21 Days to a Happier Life" will begin on October 12 and part two, "21 Days to Inspire Happiness Around You," will begin on November 2.

[09/09/15 - 12:01 PM]
"Toy Story," "Wreck-It Ralph" and More Movies to Air During ABC Family's September "Funday" Programming Event
Follow Buzz and Woody as they attempt to make their way home, join Ralph as he goes on a journey of self-discovery, and cheer on Prince Phillip as he fights for love.

[09/09/15 - 11:12 AM]
The Premiere of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Delivers 6.6 Million Viewers
CBS spins the late-night numbers for Tuesday, September 8.

[09/09/15 - 11:06 AM]
ESPN Films' "30 for 30 Volume III" to Launch this Fall with a Five-Week Run of New Documentaries
The first five documentaries in the 30-film flight will premiere this fall, every Tuesday in prime time on ESPN, for five straight weeks beginning October 13.

[09/09/15 - 10:40 AM]
Two-Time Emmy(R) Award-Winning Actress Patricia Heaton Serves Up Her Favorite Party-Friendly Bites, Cocktails and Decor in New Series "Patricia Heaton Parties"
The six-episode series premieres Saturday, October 24 at 12pm ET/PT.

[09/09/15 - 10:20 AM]
Oprah Winfrey's Interview with President Jimmy Carter to Kick Off All-New Season of "SuperSoul Sunday" on Sunday, September 27 on OWN
Upcoming episodes to feature The Dalai Lama, Shonda Rhimes, Malala Yousafzai and Gloria Steinem.

[09/09/15 - 10:16 AM]
Heroes, Super Heroes and a Wabbit Arrive at New York Comic Con on October 8-11
For the third year at NYCC, Warner Bros. Television will host preview night screenings at the Main Stage on Thursday, October 8.

[09/09/15 - 10:11 AM]
Lifetime's All-New Fashion Competition Series "Project Runway Junior" Premieres November 12
This next generation of up-and-coming fashionistas, ages 13 to 17, will be mentored by Emmy(R) Award winner Tim Gunn who co-hosts alongside supermodel Hannah Davis.

[09/09/15 - 09:56 AM]
3.7 Million Viewers Tune In for truTV's "Impractical Jokers 100th Episode Live Punishment Special"
truTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 3.

[09/09/15 - 09:35 AM]
Netflix's "Keith Richards: Under the Influence" Trailer Debut and Key Art
The film is a beautifully documented portrait of Keith Richards that takes us on a journey to discover the genesis of his sound as a songwriter, guitarist and performer.

[09/09/15 - 09:31 AM]
EPIX Original Documentary "Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports" Unmasks the Dark Reality of Banned Substance Testing
The film is executive produced by Bobby Valentine, produced and directed by Andrew J. Muscato and narrated by Nick Kroll.

[09/09/15 - 08:52 AM]
NBC's "Talent" and "Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in Every Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 8.

[09/09/15 - 08:37 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Powers Another NBC Victory
The Peacock easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/09/15 - 08:23 AM]
@ESPNTennis & US Open: Serena vs. Venus XXVII Earns 4.8 Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 8.

[09/09/15 - 08:18 AM]
FOX Sports To Live Stream 104 NFL Games This Season Including NFC Championship Game
FOX Sports GO has doubled its distribution since last season and is now available to more than 85 million pay-TV subscribers.

[09/09/15 - 07:54 AM]
Cooking Channel Satisfies Viewers' Sweet Tooth with New Competition Series "Sugar Showdown"
Josh Elkin hosts this competition that celebrates all types of decadent and delicious desserts, from cakes, to pies, to cupcakes, to doughnuts, premiering Thursday, October 1.







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[09/21/18 - 11:59 AM]
FX Networks Bringing "What We Do in the Shadows" and "Archer" to New York Comic Con
FX will present an exclusive screening of its new vampire comedy "What We Do in the Shadows," followed by a spirited discussion with Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi and Paul Simms.

[09/21/18 - 11:15 AM]
Josh Segarra, Michael-Leon Wooley, Katerina Tannenbaum, and Tia Carrere Join RuPaul Charles in Netflix Comedy Series "AJ and the Queen"
The series is written by Michael Patrick King and RuPaul Charles who will both serve as executive producers.

[09/21/18 - 11:12 AM]
Video: Sony Crackle Releases Season Three Trailer and Key Art for Original Drama Series, "StartUp," Set to Debut with All 10 Episodes on Thursday, November 1
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[09/21/18 - 10:04 AM]
"Mysteries of the Abandoned" Returning for Season Three Tuesday, October 2nd at 9PM on Science Channel
The series features stories behind some of the world's most amazing engineering marvels, why they were built, and why they were eventually no longer of use.

[09/21/18 - 10:03 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Adds Ego Nwodim as Featured Player
"SNL" also added Alan Linic, Alison Gates, Eli Mandel and Bowen Yang as writers.

[09/21/18 - 09:12 AM]
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[09/21/18 - 09:12 AM]
"Queen of the World," Landmark Documentary on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Debuts Oct. 1, Exclusively on HBO in the U.S.
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[09/21/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Battlefish" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Off the coast of Oregon, fishermen are taking to the high seas to cash in on the world's most valuable fishery: albacore tuna.

[09/21/18 - 09:01 AM]
Melissa Joan Hart & Sean Astin to Star in "No Good Nick," A New Live Action Comedy Series for Netflix
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[09/21/18 - 09:00 AM]
A&E Network Orders 450 Additional Hours of "Live PD" - #1 Series on Cable Friday and Saturday Nights - From MGM's Big Fish Entertainment
Totaling 450 hours, the deal extends the series' run into 2019, with the new order bringing the number of commissioned episodes to 293 to date.

[09/21/18 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top All-Repeat Competition
The Eye's summer mainstay is the only original last night.

[09/21/18 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh" - Date Announcement - Netflix
Adam Sandler's new comedy special comes to Netflix on October 23.

[09/21/18 - 08:00 AM]
Disney Channel Hatches a Third Season of Emmy(R) Award-Nominated "DuckTales" Prior to Its Season Two Premiere
Guest stars this season include Julie Bowen, Edgar Wright, Jack McBrayer, John Hodgman and Jameela Jamil.

[09/21/18 - 07:58 AM]
Ina Garten and "Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro" Return for a Third Season Sunday, October 21st at 12:30PM ET/PT on Food Network
Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rob Marshall, and John DeLuca are among those slated to drop by the new season.

[09/21/18 - 07:05 AM]
"Yankee," Latest Netflix Original, Starts Production in Mexico City
"Yankee" is the story of Malcolm Moriarty (Pablo Lyle), a young entrepreneur from the United States who, to protect his family, crossed the border into Mexico and became a drug lord.