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[11/18/15 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 18
Updates include: Noah Hawley to bring Kurt Vonnegut's "Cat's Cradle" to FX; Tia Mowry-Hardrict to recur on FOX's "Rosewood"; and Michael Rauch to go "Toward the Light" at CBS.

[11/18/15 - 02:24 PM]
Global Music Star Justin Bieber to Perform at the "2015 American Music Awards"
He joins previously announced host and performer Jennifer Lopez, as well as 5 Seconds of Summer, Coldplay, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, One Direction, Gwen Stefani, The Weeknd, Carrie Underwood and more!

[11/18/15 - 01:05 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates "Mega Week" with Super-Sized Episodes of Fan-Favorite Series and All-New Specials
Said stunt kicks off with the two-hour season finale of "Street Outlaws" on Monday, December 7.

[11/18/15 - 12:04 PM]
"American Grit," New Military-Inspired Competition Series Starring WWE(R) Superstar John Cena(R), To Air in 2016 on FOX
Sixteen of the country's toughest men and women will be split into four teams as they work together to face a variety of military-grade and survival-themed challenges.

[11/18/15 - 11:59 AM]
CBS Dominates the 10 Million Viewer Club
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/18/15 - 11:58 AM]
Murder Is a Family Affair in Investigation Discovery's New Series "Bad Blood"
The eight-part series premieres with back-to-back episodes Wednesday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/18/15 - 11:37 AM]
Brooke Shields, Brennan Elliott and Beau Bridges in Production on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' Newest Mystery Movie Franchise "Flower Shop Mystery: Mum's the Word"
Plus: look for "Garage Sale Mystery: Guilty Until Proven Innocent" on January 3 and "Murder She Baked: Peach Cobbler" on January 10.

[11/18/15 - 11:19 AM]
E! and Joel McHale to Serve Up Final Episode of "The Soup" After 22 Seasons
Now, after thriving on E! for more than two decades, the groundbreaking comedy series "The Soup" will skewer its final pop culture sacred cow on Friday, December 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/18/15 - 11:13 AM]
truTV to Further Expand Original Premium Programming Line-up as Network Brand Refresh Continues to Show Traction with Viewers
"The Carbonaro Effect" and "Hack My Life" will join the previously renewed "Impractical Jokers" and "Fameless."

[11/18/15 - 11:06 AM]
Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett Make the Holidays Shine for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Patient on "CMA Country Christmas"
Hosted for the sixth time by Jennifer Nettles, "CMA Country Christmas" airs Thursday, December 3 on the ABC Television Network.

[11/18/15 - 10:46 AM]
Following the Announcement That ABC Family Is Becoming Freeform, Network Gives a Straight-to-Series Order Based on a Multiple-Script Commitment to "Dead of Summer"
The project comes from the dream team of Adam Horowitz & Edward Kitsis, along with "Once Upon a Time" writer Ian Goldberg.

[11/18/15 - 10:24 AM]
FYI(TM) Orders New Original Series "Nicole & Jionni's Shore Flip"
Production has already begun on eight one-hour episodes, with the series slated to premiere in early 2016.

[11/18/15 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Greenlights Two Seasons of "Channel Zero" Limited Anthology Series from Nick Antosca and Max Landis
Universal Cable Productions will serve as the studio for this twelve-hour order, which will air on Syfy in two self-contained, six-episode seasons in Fall 2016 and Fall 2017 as the centerpiece of the channel's annual 31 Days of Halloween programming event.

[11/18/15 - 09:42 AM]
"Pretty Little Liars" Reveal Details Behind the Highly Ancitipated Five-Year Time Jump in "Pretty Little Liars: Five Years Forward"
The one-hour, behind-the-scenes special airs Tuesday, November 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/18/15 - 09:17 AM]
FOX Sports Redesigns NASCAR Coverage for 2016
"In 2016, we have the unique opportunity to take a four-time champion, Jeff Gordon, directly from the Chase to the booth, pairing him with Darrell Waltrip to offer fans seven championships' worth of expertise," said Eric Shanks.

[11/18/15 - 09:01 AM]
The "2015 American Music Awards" Partners with Yahoo as Official Distributor of "Coca-Cola Red Carpet Live! @ The 2015 AMAs"
The red carpet live-streaming preshow precedes the live broadcast of the "2015 American Music Awards" on Sunday, November 22.

[11/18/15 - 09:00 AM]
GSN Greenlights New Original Game Show Series "Winsanity" to Be Hosted by Donald Faison
The show, which has greenlit for 40 episodes, will begin shooting in early 2016.

[11/18/15 - 08:48 AM]
Annual State Farm Champions Classic Posts Second-Highest Rating in Five-Year History
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 17.

[11/18/15 - 08:36 AM]
Debut of "Chicago Med" Is the #1 Scripted Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 17.

[11/18/15 - 08:27 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Sparks Another Demo Victory for NBC
Lead-out "Chicago Med" is the night's number two draw among adults 18-49.

[11/18/15 - 08:26 AM]
"The Muppets" Improves Its Slot for ABC by 77% This Season in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 17.

[11/18/15 - 08:05 AM]
Animal Planet Wraps Up 2015 by Gifting Viewers with Holiday-Themed Programming During "Wild Winter Nights"
Beginning Monday, December 14 and continuing through Friday, January 1, the network kicks off a 19-day celebration with holiday-themed episodes of fan-favorite series and exclusive sneak peeks of what's to come in 2016.

[11/18/15 - 07:03 AM]
Stars from Film, Music and Television to Present at the "2015 American Music Awards"
To help fans express their passion and excitement for the show, the American Music Awards and Twitter are launching custom Twitter emojis for all performers.

[11/18/15 - 07:02 AM]
Syfy Renews Unscripted Series "Ghost Hunters" and "Paranormal Witness"
The popular paranormal series each receive 13 episode orders for 2016.

[11/18/15 - 06:43 AM]
Chelsea Handler's "Chelsea Does" Comes to Netflix in January
"Chelsea Does" is comprised of four revealing, funny and introspective films featuring Chelsea Handler exploring a range of subjects of personal and universal fascination, from marriage to drugs, to racism and Silicon Valley.

[11/18/15 - 06:12 AM]
New Season of CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" Is Back Wednesday, January 6 with Bigger Deals Than Ever Before
Joining the team this season is restaurateur and hospitality consultant Elizabeth Blau, who will appear in three episodes.

[11/18/15 - 06:02 AM]
Global Super-Group One Direction Returns to Headline Billboard Hollywood Party on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
"It's been an incredible year for us, and we can't wait to ring in the New Year with all our fans on New Year's Rockin' Eve," said One Direction.

[11/17/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 17
Updates include: Kurt Sutter confirms one and done for FX's "The Bastard Executioner"; ABC extends four comedies to 24 episodes; and comic books "Hawaiian Dick," "Unfollow" eyed for TV adaptations.

[11/17/15 - 05:15 PM]
Kaley Cuoco to Host "The All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration" Airing Thanksgiving Night, Thursday, November 26, on FOX
In addition, Miley Cyrus, Chelsea Handler, Paula Abdul, Valerie Bertinelli, Carrie Ann Inaba, Cesar Millan, Florida Georgia Line, Kathy Griffin, Scarlett Johansson, Whitney Cummings, Olivia Munn, Emmy Rossum, Sia and Zendaya are among the stars scheduled to appear.

[11/17/15 - 03:21 PM]
WE tv Developing New Unscripted Series Focused on "Basketball Moms"
The one-hour unscripted series focuses on five Houston-area mothers whose sons play on rival youth basketball teams and dream of making it to the NBA.

[11/17/15 - 03:05 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 16.

[11/17/15 - 02:07 PM]
Barbara Walters Interviews Presidential Candidate Donald Trump and His Family
The complete report airs on "20/20" this Friday, November 20 at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[11/17/15 - 02:02 PM]
Season Return of "Alaskan Bush People" on All-New Night Grabs 5 Million Viewers
Discovery further spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 11.

[11/17/15 - 12:56 PM]
Smithsonian Networks(TM) Launches "Smithsonian Earth(TM)" Stand-Alone Streaming Service Offering Original Nature and Wildlife Content
The service is available to watch in both HD and Ultra HD (4K) resolution to users with compatible devices and televisions.

[11/17/15 - 12:30 PM]
Disney Channel Spreads Holiday Cheer with Its Annual Winter Programming Event, "Fa-La-La-Lidays"
Disney Channel's fifth annual "Fa-La-La-Lidays" programming event kicks off with the television premiere of the Walt Disney Animation Studios' short-film "Frozen Fever."

[11/17/15 - 10:49 AM]
First Look Photo from HBO's New Comedy Series "Divorce"
Sarah Jessica Parker serves as an executive producer and stars as Frances, a woman who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought.

[11/17/15 - 10:44 AM]
TBS & TNT Marketing Shifts to Always-On, Content-Centric Model with Expanded Leadership
The networks' marketing efforts will shift to a new content model consisting of a constant flow of creative across all platforms with a focus on maintaining relationships between consumers and the brands, as well as with advertising partners.

[11/17/15 - 10:31 AM]
"'The Wonderful World of Disney' Presented by Target Brings You 'Mary Poppins'" Airs Saturday, December 12
This holiday event marks the first network-television broadcast of "Mary Poppins" in 13 years.

[11/17/15 - 10:01 AM]
"SNL" Closes Out 2015 with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Ryan Gosling, Chris Hemsworth and Tina Fey & Amy Poehler are all on tap.

[11/17/15 - 09:57 AM]
History(R) Goes Back in Time with "Christmas Through the Decades" Premiering Wednesday, November 25 at 10PM ET/PT
Through experts and cultural icons offering their own insight and personal memories, "Christmas Through the Decades" will reveal how classic holiday films, fads, television specials, songs, and toys are still part of modern holiday celebration.

[11/17/15 - 09:31 AM]
Adult Swim Greenlights New Workplace Comedy "Dream Corp, LLC."
The first Adult Swim original series to utilize the latest rotoscope technology, "Dream Corp, LLC." will be an innovative standout in the current animation landscape.

[11/17/15 - 09:30 AM]
"Countdown to Christmas" Continues Its Winning Streak as the Most-Watched Cable Network for the 2nd Consecutive Weekend
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 9-15.

[11/17/15 - 09:28 AM]
"FABLife" Posts Double-Digit Gains Week to Week in Households and Viewers
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 2-6.

[11/17/15 - 09:13 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Scores Its Most-Watched and Highest-Rated NFL Broadcast of the Season, Highlighted by New England-N.Y. Giants
CBS further spins the numbers for Sunday, November 15.

[11/17/15 - 09:12 AM]
Chris Stapleton to Receive the "2015 CMT Artists of the Year Breakout" Award and Perform Live During "CMT Artists of the Year" Special Premiering on Wednesday, December 2 at 8PM ET/PT
Additional performers, presenters, and special guests will be announced at a later date.

[11/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
CMT to Honor Country Legend Kenny Rogers with "Artist of a Lifetime" Award Presented by Ram Trucks at "CMT Artists of the Year" Special Premiering Live on Wednesday, December 2 at 8PM ET/PT
Rogers is only the second recipient of the award with Merle Haggard receiving the inaugural honor in 2014.

[11/17/15 - 09:00 AM]
Iconic Entertainer Mel B Extends Her Worldwide Brand Into the Business World in Pop's "Celebrity Inc.," Premiering on Monday, Nov. 30
In the special, she sets her sights on the business world and she meets with aspiring inventors to create, market and sell a self-endorsed product.

[11/17/15 - 09:00 AM]
Joe Buck Gets Up Close and Personal With Your Favorite Sports Legends
"Undeniable with Joe Buck" launches this Wednesday, November 18 on DirecTV's Audience Network.

[11/17/15 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Blindspot" Continue Demo Win Streak for NBC
The Peacock has won the adults 18-49 crown for 16 consecutive Mondays.

[11/17/15 - 08:27 AM]
ABC Stands as the Most Watched Net on Monday
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 16.







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[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."

[10/17/19 - 10:09 AM]
New HBO Drama Series "The Outsider" Debuts January 12, 2020, Exclusively on HBO
Based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, the drama series explores the investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy and the mysterious force surrounding the case.

[10/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
Greg Kinnear Joins CBS All Access' "The Stand" as Glen Bateman
Kinnear joins previously announced cast members James Marsden, Amber Heard, Heather Graham, Odessa Young, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Henry Zaga, Brad William Henke, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Hamish Linklater, Alexander SkarsgÄrd and Whoopi Goldberg.

[10/17/19 - 09:33 AM]
CBS Announces Contract Extension with Stephen Colbert
Colbert, who was originally signed through August 2020, will now be locked in through August 2023.

[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
Available at launch of the service will be the Academy Award(R)-winning Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, Ponyo, Castle in the Sky, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya and more.

[10/17/19 - 09:06 AM]
Award-Winning "The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!" to Debut on Nickelodeon December 2019
The live television production will capture all-new depths of theatrical innovation where the power of optimism really can save the world.

[10/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Docu-Series "SuperVillain" Profiling Tekashi 6ix9ine
The three-part series will trace how a New York City deli clerk named Daniel Hernandez exploded into Tekashi 6ix9ine, the tattooed face of Gen Z and hip hop's prince of trolls, boasting 2.6 billion streams and 15 hits on the Billboard charts.

[10/17/19 - 08:17 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for All-New "Mind Field" Special That Explores the Science of Fear
Michael Stevens asks where fear comes from and uncovers why fear is such a fundamental and important part of being human.

[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Crossover Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[10/17/19 - 07:01 AM]
Quibi Teams Up with E! and Rotten Tomatoes to Create Two Daily Entertainment Shows
As part of the new agreement, two daily shows will be developed and produced in collaboration with the NBCUniversal Digital Lab for Quibi's curated news and information programming, Daily Essentials.

[10/16/19 - 03:41 PM]
Torrey DeVitto, Chad Michael Murray, Lolita Davidovich, Grant Show and Drew Seeley Star in "Write Before Christmas," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 17, on Hallmark Channel
When Jessica (DeVitto) is dumped by her boyfriend right before Christmas, she sends the five cards meant for him to five people who changed her life and somehow sets off a chain reaction of love.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
"The premium drama bar is set high, and I have no doubt this talented team will deliver and be great creative partners to great creators," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf Discover Love at the Holidays in "A Christmas Love Story," A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation Premiering December 7, on Hallmark Channel
Youth choir director Katherine Clark (Chenoweth) is preparing her students for their annual Christmas Eve show and discovers a new teen volunteer, Danny (Kevin Quinn), has an incredible voice.