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[10/15/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: FOX's "Grandfathered," "The Grinder" get six additional scripts; Issa Rae's "Insecure" heading to series at HBO; and two MTV comedy pilots lock in casts.

[10/15/15 - 01:31 PM]
Astros-Royals ALDS Game 5 Sets New FS1 Audience Mark
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/15 - 01:25 PM]
HBO Films' "The Leisure Class," Directed by This Season's "Project Greenlight" Winner, Debuts Nov. 2, Exclusively on HBO
The film is the end product of the current season of "Project Greenlight," which takes a revealing, uncensored look at the challenges facing a first-time director.

[10/15/15 - 12:21 PM]
From the Exorcist House to Home Computers Across America, Destination America Dares Viewers to Watch "Exorcism: Live!" and Follow Along Online with Live Camera Feeds
Based on preliminary reports from world-renowned psychic medium Chip Coffey, who will lead efforts to communicate with what lurks in the house during the live special, the demons know we're coming.

[10/15/15 - 12:11 PM]
National Geographic Channel and Executive Producer Kevin Costner Share the Exclusive Story Behind the Billy the Kid Photo Everyone Is Talking About
The two-hour special "Billy the Kid: New Evidence" premieres this Sunday, October 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/15/15 - 12:03 PM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Adds Powers Boothe
Boothe previously appeared in "Marvel's The Avengers" as a member of the World Security Council.

[10/15/15 - 12:00 PM]
"Atlanta" Ordered to Series on FX - Comedy Created by and Starring Donald Glover Picked Up for 10-Episode First Season
Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Lee Stanfield and Zazie Beetz also star in the project, about two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene.

[10/15/15 - 11:41 AM]
HGTV Offers Festive Premieres and Online Content
Holiday-themed viewing fun will begin with the premiere of "All-Star Gingerbread Build" on Saturday, November 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/15/15 - 11:25 AM]
Bridget Wiley Named Head of Current Programs for CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Studios
In addition, Amy Reisenbach has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Current Programs.

[10/15/15 - 11:18 AM]
"Antarctic Edge: 70 Degrees South" to Make U.S. Broadcast Premiere on Pivot on Wednesday, October 21st
After devastating climate events like Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, oceanographer Oscar Schofield teams up with researchers to understand why the West Antarctic Peninsula is the fastest winter-warming place on earth.

[10/15/15 - 11:13 AM]
"The Tonight Show," "Late Night" Outperform Timeslot Competition for Week of Oct. 5-9
NBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.

[10/15/15 - 11:06 AM]
"NFL on CBS" Viewership Highest in 29 Years Through Week 5
CBS spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[10/15/15 - 11:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Unveils Poster Art for Its New Drama Series "Billions," Starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis Premiering on Sunday, January 17th
The series is currently in production in New York for 12 one-hour episodes.

[10/15/15 - 11:01 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Posts Year-to-Year Growth in Viewers, Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 5-9.

[10/15/15 - 10:34 AM]
VH1's Sizzling Drama "Hit the Floor" Returns for Its Third Season on Monday, January 18th at 10PM ET/PT
Guest stars this season include William Baldwin, Michael Beach, Jonathan Bennett, Andy Buckley, Francia Raisa, Kim Wayans and the return of Lynn Whitfield.

[10/15/15 - 10:01 AM]
"Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris" Welcomes Grammy Winner Reba as Celebrity Guest Announcer for Oct. 20 Episode
Plus: Chart-topping singer OMI will bring his hit single "Cheerleader" to the "Best Time Ever" studio for "Singalong Live."

[10/15/15 - 10:01 AM]
ESPN/ABC College Football Week 6: Five of Six Most-Watched Games; ABC Televises Most-Viewed Game of the Week
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 10.

[10/15/15 - 09:51 AM]
Aaron Tveit Will Star in "BrainDead," A New Comic-Thriller Set in the World of Washington, D.C. Politics, To Be Broadcast in Summer 2016 on CBS
Tveit will play Gareth, a Republican operative whose wit is only trumped by his pragmatism.

[10/15/15 - 09:35 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Pod Deal with Tavis Smiley
The first projects to be developed under the new pod deal will be television series adaptations of two of Smiley's books: "My Journey with Maya" and the upcoming "Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days."

[10/15/15 - 09:24 AM]
ABC and Disson Skating Announce Airdates for Colgate Skating Series
Each two-hour special will feature world-renowned Olympic ice skating champions and special live musical performances - and select specials will feature Olympic gymnasts and celebrated professional dancers as well.

[10/15/15 - 09:23 AM]
Halloween 2015 Programming Highlights for the ABC Television Network
Said offerings include a night full of Halloween-themed comedies on Wednesday, October 28.

[10/15/15 - 09:14 AM]
After Food, Football and Fighting for Bargains, Settle in with WE tv for an All-Night Black Friday Binge of the Network's New Scripted Thriller, "South of Hell"
Look for all seven episodes of the supernatural thriller in order in a Black Friday Binge, beginning at 6 pm ET/PT on Friday, November 27.

[10/15/15 - 09:14 AM]
EPIX and NHL Reunite for a Second Season of "EPIX Presents Road to the NHL Winter Classic"
The weekly series, consisting of four one-hour episodes, will focus on the heated rivalry between the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens as they prepare for the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic(R).

[10/15/15 - 09:11 AM]
TV One Showcases Love, Laughter and Lyrics This Winter with Its Holiday Programming
Highlights include a special Christmas-themed installment of "Born Again Virgin" on Wednesday, December 23.

[10/15/15 - 08:57 AM]
Harry Eastwood Travels the Country for the Most Decadent Desserts to Satisfy Her Sweet Tooth in New Series "Sinful Sweets"
Harry Eastwood is on the trip of a lifetime to explore the finest bakeries and sweet shops she can.

[10/15/15 - 08:50 AM]
"Seeso," A New Streaming Comedy Channel Debuts in January
Set to debut in January 2016, the ad-free subscription service will be available at www.seeso.com and on streaming platforms, connected devices and other distribution partners for $3.99 per month.

[10/15/15 - 08:45 AM]
Pageant Coach, Bill Alverson Helps Women Become Top Title Holders in TLC's New Series, "Coach Charming"
The eight-episode series launches with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, November 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/15/15 - 08:37 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Empire" Victory
Plus: "Code Black" on CBS and "Nashville" on ABC post near double-digit gains from a week ago.

[10/15/15 - 08:32 AM]
The Highly Anticipated Second Season of SundanceTV's Award-Winning Drama "The Returned" Premieres Halloween Night Saturday, October 31st at 10:00PM ET/PT
In the premiere episode, entitled "The Child," six months have passed since the Horde mysteriously disappeared.

[10/15/15 - 08:27 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 and Beats CBS by 11% from 8-10pm
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/15 - 08:24 AM]
"Chicago P.D." Wins at 10 Among ABC, CBS and NBC in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/15/15 - 08:07 AM]
Bravo Media and Shazam Partner for the First-Ever Prelinear In-App Television Premiere of "Apres Ski"
The partnership marks the first time Shazam has debuted a full television episode before its network airing.

[10/15/15 - 08:01 AM]
Sequel in Development for Disney Channel's Hit Movie "Descendants"
A sequel script has been commissioned from the movie's screenwriters, Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon, who will also serve as executive producers on the project.

[10/15/15 - 07:47 AM]
"The Diplomat," The Story of Larger-Than-Life Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, As Told by His Son, Debuts Nov. 2, Exclusively on HBO
Madeleine Albright, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry, Henry Kissinger, General David Petraeus and Samantha Power are among those interviewed.

[10/15/15 - 07:29 AM]
"All-American Makers" Returns to Science Channel for a Second Season on Wednesday, November 4 at 10PM
Every week, four top makers from around the nation pitch their products to a panel of three experts for the chance to cut through the clutter and get their products to the public.

[10/15/15 - 05:21 AM]
Video: BBC America Releases "Doctor Who" First Look Video with Guest Star Maisie Williams
In the first of the two-part story, the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara (Jenna Coleman) must train a useless band of Vikings to defend themselves against the galaxy's most deadly army.

[10/14/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 14
Updates include: "Y: The Last Man" comic book eyed as drama at FX; ABC to bring "My Best Friend's Wedding" to the small screen; and Adam Levine lands pilot order for reality project.

[10/14/15 - 03:01 PM]
FX Networks Orders Pilot for "Legion" - Marvel Television to Co-Produce the Pilot with FX Productions
The pilot introduces the story of David Haller: Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness.

[10/14/15 - 03:00 PM]
FOX in Development on "Hellfire" (working title) - Marvel Television and 20th Century Fox Television to Co-Produce
Set in the late 1960s, the series follows a young Special Agent who learns that a power-hungry woman with extraordinary abilities is working with a clandestine society of millionaires - known as "The Hellfire Club" - to take over the world.

[10/14/15 - 02:48 PM]
Showtime(R) Cranks Up the Music for Cameron Crowe's "Roadies"
Luke Wilson, Carla Gugino and Imogen Poots co-star in the 10-episode series.

[10/14/15 - 01:48 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Critically Acclaimed Actress & Comedian Sarah Silverman on Thurs, Oct 22nd at 8PM ET/PT
Host James Lipton sits down with the two-time Emmy-winning performer in anticipation of her leading role in the upcoming film, "I Smile Back," which hits theaters October 23.

[10/14/15 - 12:44 PM]
"America's Next Top Model" to End After 11 Years, 22 Cycles
Look for the show's final episode on Friday, December 4.

[10/14/15 - 12:31 PM]
Sela Ward Joins Nick Nolte to Star in EPIX Original Series "Graves"
Ward replaces Susan Sarandon who departed the series due to artistic differences.

[10/14/15 - 12:20 PM]
The Comedy Central Premiere of "Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood" Debuts on Sunday, November 1 at 8 p.m.
Filmed at the world renowned Dolby Theater in Hollywood, "Unhinged in Hollywood" delivers brand-new stand-up material featuring Dunham and his signature characters.

[10/14/15 - 12:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Unpeels a Revealing Three Part Reunion Beginning Monday, October 19
From accusations to secrets and lies, host Andy Cohen sits down with Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow, Shannon Beador and new housewife Meghan King Edmonds, to unpeel the truth and reflect on this season's defining moments.

[10/14/15 - 11:44 AM]
Oxygen Media Searches for Answers with "Finding My Father," Premiering Wednesday, December 2 at 9PM ET/PT
The eight-episode series follows 16 young women and men taking a leap of faith in the hope of connecting with their biological fathers for the first time.

[10/14/15 - 11:40 AM]
The Fifth Season of "2 Broke Girls" Will Premiere Thursday, Nov. 12 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network
The previously scheduled "Angel from Hell" will now move to a February bow.

[10/14/15 - 11:31 AM]
Nick Offerman to Guest-Star as Captain Holt's Ex-Boyfriend on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" This November on FOX
Plus: Dean Winters returns as The Vulture on this week's episode.

[10/14/15 - 10:16 AM]
"Younger" and "Teachers" Pair on TV Land Beginning January 12th
"Younger" will return with double the romance, drama and excitement, airing two back-to-back episodes for a one-hour season opener.

[10/14/15 - 10:07 AM]
Three Survivalist Couples Brave the Elements and Each Other in New Discovery Channel Series "Men Women Wild"
The series features three survivalist couples - including a husband and wife, a boyfriend and girlfriend, and a mother and father - enduring the ultimate test of their skills and relationships by taking on the most intense survival journey of their lives.







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[02/19/19 - 11:01 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 10:04 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 08:32 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 08:30 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 08:10 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 07:01 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 06:39 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 06:02 AM]
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[02/19/19 - 06:01 AM]
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[02/18/19 - 08:46 AM]
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[02/18/19 - 08:28 AM]
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