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[11/12/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 12
Updates include: TNT to renew "Murder in the First" for a third season; Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia among those cast in NBC's Dan Fogelman pilot; and Amber Skye Noyes boards HBO's "The Deuce."

[11/12/15 - 02:35 PM]
"Broadway at the White House" on TLC - One-Hour Special Airs on Thanksgiving, November 26 at 8/7c
The special will be hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Matthew Morrison with special guest, First Lady Michelle Obama.

[11/12/15 - 02:01 PM]
ABC Presents "Madoff," The Story of One of the Greatest Cons in History, In a Two-Night Primetime Network Television Event, Starring Richard Dreyfuss and Blythe Danner
Said event will air Wednesday, February 3 and Thursday, February 4 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/12/15 - 01:20 PM]
With Tiger Moms and Helicopter Parents Lurking, Correct Answers Aren't The Only Thing on These Kids' Minds in Season Two of "Child Genius: Battle of the Brightest," Premiering January 7
The competition, created in cooperation with American Mensa, takes place over ten weeks and tests the nation's brightest young minds on their knowledge in categories such as math, spelling, geography, and current events.

[11/12/15 - 12:56 PM]
Turner Sports Unveils Part Four of Marketing Campaign - "The Quest" - Featuring Defending Champion Golden State Warriors
The latest promotional spot features the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors including Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, along with comedian Anthony Anderson.

[11/12/15 - 12:53 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Is "Breaking Bad" with Award-Winning Actor Bryan Cranston on Wednesday, November 25 at 8PM ET/PT
Host Lipton sits down with the four-time Emmy-winner in light of his titular role in the new biographical drama film, "Trumbo," where Cranston plays Dalton Trumbo, a top Hollywood screenwriter who was blacklisted for political reasons.

[11/12/15 - 11:51 AM]
American Heroes Channel Reflects on 70th Anniversary of Nuremberg Trials in New Series, "Nuremberg: Nazi Judgment Day"
The three-part series premieres Monday, November 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/12/15 - 10:48 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Outperforms "Late Show" by Biggest Margin to Date in 18-49 Demo
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 2-6.

[11/12/15 - 10:39 AM]
The Nov. 7 Edition of "Saturday Night Live" Ranks as the Show's Most-Watched Telecast Since 2013
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, November 7.

[11/12/15 - 10:01 AM]
FX Networks Sets Winter Premiere Dates for New and Returning Series
Highlights include the return of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" on Wednesday, January 6 and "The Americans" in March.

[11/12/15 - 09:47 AM]
Showtime(R) Reveals Chilling First Look Photo from the New Season of the Hit Drama Series "Penny Dreadful"
The new season of the network's hit drama series is currently shooting nine episodes in Dublin, Ireland.

[11/12/15 - 09:45 AM]
"VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know" Adds Presenters Gladys Knight, Natalie Dormer, Carly Rae Jepsen and More!
The artists taking the stage live include Hozier, Ella Henderson, George Ezra, Tori Kelly, James Bay, Nate Ruess, Rachel Platten, Elle King, Miguel and X Ambassadors.

[11/12/15 - 09:00 AM]
"Mickey Mouse" Short "Feliz Cumpleanos" to Debut on Mickey Mouse's Birthday, Wednesday, November 18 on Disney Channel
The short was directed and storyboarded by Mexico City native and multiple Emmy Award-winner Alonso Ramirez Ramos.

[11/12/15 - 08:34 AM]
"SVU" Jumps 33% to Its Top Rating Since April & Best Non-Crossover Result Since Sept. 2014
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 11.

[11/12/15 - 08:33 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Reclaim Top Demo Spot
The network's juggernaut sparks another adults 18-49 victory.

[11/12/15 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Lineup Returns with Its Biggest Audience Since September
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 11.

[11/12/15 - 07:54 AM]
ABC Is the Week's Most Watched Net in Late-Night with Its 2nd-Strongest Performance This Season
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 2-6.

[11/12/15 - 06:15 AM]
CMT's New Series "I Love Kellie Pickler" Charms More than 2.5 Million Viewers
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 5.

[11/12/15 - 06:00 AM]
Ariana Grande to Make Global-Television Debut of New Single, "Focus," at the "2015 American Music Awards"
She joins previously announced host and performer Jennifer Lopez, as well as 5 Seconds of Summer, Coldplay, Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction, Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood and more!

[11/12/15 - 05:47 AM]
Luke Bryan, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Taylor Swift Are Top Five Artist of the Year Nominees at the "2015 American Music Awards"
Luke Bryan (alongside Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town), Ariana Grande and One Direction are slated to perform at the show.

[11/11/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 11
Updates include: Spike TV shelves "Harvest" over casting issues; Zoe Kazan set as new lead on HBO's "Max"; and Daniel Zovatto signs onto USA's "Brooklyn Animal Control."

[11/11/15 - 12:31 PM]
Old Sins Cast Long Shadows - "River" Comes to Netflix on November 18
The Stellan SkarsgÄrd-led drama debuted in the U.K. on BBC One earlier this year.

[11/11/15 - 12:11 PM]
Bravo Media Announces Expansion of "The Real Housewives" Franchise with Two New Elite Destinations Set for 2016
Revealing one of the most affluent towns in America, "The Real Housewives of Potomac" premieres Sunday, January 17, and, debuting later next year, "The Real Housewives of Dallas" proves that bigger is in fact better.

[11/11/15 - 11:13 AM]
In Animal Planet's "Melting: Last Race to the Pole," Extreme Explorers Embark on What Could Be the Final Journey to the North Pole
In the special, Eric Larsen, one of the world's most accomplished polar explorers, and Ryan Waters, a veteran extreme mountaineer, risk their lives to reach the North Pole before that opportunity is gone forever.

[11/11/15 - 11:08 AM]
CMT to Debut Heartpounding New Season of "Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge" with Special Military-Themed Episode Premiering January 3 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
TV's most physically demanding competition series is back with 18 all-new episodes featuring world-renowned athletic contenders from across the obstacle course racing world including Spartan and CrossFit, power lifters, professional athletes, MMA fighters and everyday heroes.

[11/11/15 - 10:50 AM]
"Kate Plus 8"... and a Date? - All-New Season Premieres Tuesday, December 8 at 9/8c
School's out for the summer, and Kate has some surprise activities planned for the kids including a family beach trip to Florida.

[11/11/15 - 10:30 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Series Pilot from "Lizzie McGuire" Creator, Terri Minsky
Cast in the lead role is Peyton Elizabeth Lee.

[11/11/15 - 10:12 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Docu-Series "Born This Way" Tuesday, December 8 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The six-episode, hour-long series follows a group of seven young adults born with Down syndrome along with their family and friends in Southern California.

[11/11/15 - 10:00 AM]
Comedy Special Whitney Cummings: "I'm Your Girlfriend" to Debut Jan. 23, Exclusively on HBO
Taped before a live audience at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California, the exclusive presentation features Cummings in her first HBO stand-up comedy special.

[11/11/15 - 09:17 AM]
New Mini-Series "Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter" Premieres 12/7 on Adult Swim
The half-hour live-action mini-series will air weeknights at midnight/11:00c.

[11/11/15 - 08:32 AM]
CBS to Present Special Live Broadcast of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Immediately Following "Super Bowl 50"
The Colbert-hosted "Late Show" will be the first late night series ever to air in the post-Super Bowl slot.

[11/11/15 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Chicago Fire" Top Demos for NBC
Plus: The CW rises to third place among adults 18-49 thanks to a new "The Flash."

[11/11/15 - 08:04 AM]
IFC Developing Scripted Comedy "Jon Benjamin's 100 Erotic Nights" with Jon Benjamin and Leo Allen
The comedy network has commissioned a pilot presentation, which shoots this week in New York City.

[11/11/15 - 07:24 AM]
How Many "Untold Stories of the ER" Can You Handle? Discovery Life Airs 109 Episodes of Medicine's Most Outrageous Emergency Situations Leading to the Premiere of an All-New Season
Since 2002, the series has followed 270 doctors as they've treated animal bites, impalements, accident victims, and rare diseases.

[11/11/15 - 07:15 AM]
CMT Selects Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt for Its Prestigious Artists of the Year List
The definitive year end party will premiere live from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, December 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/11/15 - 07:00 AM]
MTV Renews "Are You the One?" for Fourth Season
The penultimate episode of season three airs Wednesday, November 11 on MTV, setting the stage for a special two-hour finale episode on Wednesday, November 18.

[11/11/15 - 06:00 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" and "Fashion Police" Teams Return to Deliver Comprehensive Coverage of the American Music Awards
The latter installment airs Monday, November 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/10/15 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 10
Updates include: Jeffrey Dean Morgan casts as Negan on "The Walking Dead"; Stephenie Meyer to adapt "The Rook" for Hulu; and Laura Dern eyes return to HBO.

[11/10/15 - 03:26 PM]
New Photos and Key Art from the Upcoming All-New Episodes of "The X-Files"
As previously announced, loo for the two-night premiere on January 24-25.

[11/10/15 - 02:16 PM]
NBC Reveals Winter Premiere Dates for "The Biggest Loser," "The Voice" & More
The reality franchises will return on Monday, January 4 and Monday, February 29, respectively.

[11/10/15 - 02:04 PM]
With L+3, The Season Premiere of "Elementary" Jumps 64% in Adults 18-49, 71% in Adults 25-54 and 56% in Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, November 5.

[11/10/15 - 01:14 PM]
The Stars Align for the Holidays with "CMA Country Christmas"
The two-hour special, hosted for the sixth year by Jennifer Nettles, airs Thursday, December 3 on ABC.

[11/10/15 - 01:03 PM]
TLC's New Series "Married by Mom and Dad" Takes an Old School Approach by Letting Parents Select Spouses for Their Hopeful Singles
The new series, from Thinkfactory Media, premieres Sunday, December 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/10/15 - 12:13 PM]
Starz & T-Mobile Unleash Mobile Video
Starz Play, the authenticated online TV Everywhere service for Starz premium subscribers, will no longer eat into customers' LTE data.

[11/10/15 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces Winter Premiere Dates
New comedies "Bordertown" and "Cooper Barrett's Guide To Surviving Life" will help kick things off on Sunday, January 3.

[11/10/15 - 11:36 AM]
ABC Talent and Casting Presents the 2015 ABC Discovers: Los Angeles Talent Showcase, Tuesday, November 10th
The live performance will feature actors performing original one-act scenes to an audience of entertainment professionals.

[11/10/15 - 11:30 AM]
Syfy Greenlights New Unscripted Series "The Internet Ruined My Life"
The six-part series will expose the unexpected perils of living in a social media obsessed world and will premiere on Syfy in early 2016.

[11/10/15 - 10:30 AM]
"Countdown to Christmas" Spreads Holiday Cheer and Boosts Hallmark Channel to Be the Most-Watched and Highest-Rated Network for the Entire Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 2-8.

[11/10/15 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Orders New Comedy Series "Son of Zorn," A Live-Action/Animation Hybrid, To Debut During the 2016-2017 Season on FOX
Jason Sudeikis, Johnny Pemberton, Cheryl Hines and Tim Meadows co-star in the project.

[11/10/15 - 10:19 AM]
Destination America Takes a Loco(motive) Approach to Thanksgiving with the Sloooooowest Holiday Special Ever: "Railroad Alaska: Real Time Train Ride"
The special is a classic cure for insomnia, sure to induce ZZZs from Anchorage to Atlanta and guaranteed to make you lose your train of thought.







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[10/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
"Station 19" Comes in Hot with a Full-Season Order From ABC
In the Live + 3 Day ratings, "Station 19" built on its season premiere by 24% in Total Viewers and by 25% in Adults 18-49 to set new series highs.

[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Places Back-Nine Order of "The Cool Kids," Joining "Last Man Standing" for a Full Season
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[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 10:09 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown with "Thursday Night Football"
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[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Sundance TV Releases "Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle" Trailer in Advance of Two-Night Special Event
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[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
WE tv's Groundbreaking Docuseries "Love After Lockup" Returns Friday, December 7 at 9PM ET/PT
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[10/19/18 - 06:30 AM]
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"Old farmhouses are American treasures," said Jonathan. "Most have been in the same family for 200 years and have never been renovated. And they're disappearing fast. If we don't save them, they're going to be gone."

[10/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
National Geographic Taps Angela Bassett to Narrate Stunning Natural History Special "The Flood"
The two-hour wildlife documentary special premieres Sunday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/18 - 04:45 PM]
Bette Midler, Brooke Shields, John Larroquette, Katie Couric and Peter Gallagher to Guest Star in the CBS/Warner Bros. Television Comedy "Murphy Brown"
Midler reprises her role 20 years later as Caprice Morton, previously known as Caprice Feldman, Murphy's former secretary.

[10/18/18 - 01:15 PM]
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[10/18/18 - 12:03 PM]
"We Are Not Done Yet," Following U.S. Veterans Striving to Combat Military Trauma, Debuts Nov. 8 in Conjunction with Veterans Day, Exclusively on HBO
The film profiles a group of veterans and active-duty service members as they come together to combat past and current traumas through the written word, sharing their experiences in a USO writing workshop at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

[10/18/18 - 11:40 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Races to Kentucky for Season 16 Beginning Thursday, December 6 at 9PM ET/PT
This season, 15 new talented chefs from cities big and small across the U.S. will compete for the sought-after title amid the unique culinary scenes in Louisville, Lexington and Lake Cumberland, before heading abroad for an epic finale showdown in Macau, China.