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[12/10/15 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 10
Updates include: Maronzio Vance cast in TV Land's "Lopez"; Netflix eyes third season of "Grace & Frankie"; and Ross Mathews tapped as new host of "Hollywood Today Live."

[12/10/15 - 02:57 PM]
American Ninja Warrior's Greatest Athletes Race Head-to-Head for the First Time When Esquire Network Debuts "Team Ninja Warrior" on January 19 at 8/7c
The new spin-off series will feature the world's best ninja warrior competitors racing head-to head in teams of three in a newly designed, but equally punishing, dual running course.

[12/10/15 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Picks Up New Event Series "Shots Fired"
Sanaa Lathan stars in the project, which examines the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small town in Tennessee.

[12/10/15 - 01:56 PM]
Hallmark Channel Celebrates "Winterfest" with Four Original Movie Premieres in January
Luke Perry, Emily Kinney, Ryan Paevey, Holly Marie Combs, Corbin Bernsen, Frances Fisher and NFL legend Joe Theismann are just some of the stars set to warm up the cold, January nights.

[12/10/15 - 01:53 PM]
Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls & Parolees" Celebrates 100th Episode Milestone on Saturday, January 2
The network also renews fan-favorite series for eighth season with 10 new episodes in fall 2016.

[12/10/15 - 12:41 PM]
TNT Greenlights Original Drama Series "Good Behavior" and "Animal Kingdom"
Michelle Dockery and Juan Diego Botto lead the former while Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman and Shawn Hatosy co-star in the latter.

[12/10/15 - 12:40 PM]
TLC Reveals Extraordinary Stories of Emotional and Physical Transformations in "My 600-lb Life" and New Series "Skin Tight"
Beginning Wednesday, January 6 with the season four premiere of "My 600-lb Life" we'll follow the lives of 12 people weighing over 600-lbs and their medical journey to shed the weight.

[12/10/15 - 12:30 PM]
HBO Renews "The Leftovers" for a Third and Final Season
The series is produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television.

[12/10/15 - 12:18 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Welcomes Oscar-Nominated Actor Steve Carell on Thursday, December 17 at 8PM ET/PT
James Lipton welcomes the multi-faceted talent in celebration of his performance in the true-life drama, "The Big Short," where Carell plays Mark Baum.

[12/10/15 - 12:00 PM]
FX Productions and FX Networks Reaches New Overall Deal with "Fargo" Creator Noah Hawley
Under the deal, Hawley will develop numerous new projects while remaining the Creator and Showrunner of the Emmy(R), Golden Globe(R) and Peabody Winning Limited Series "Fargo."

[12/10/15 - 12:00 PM]
Steve Harvey to Host "2015 Miss Universe(R)" Live Sunday, December 20, on FOX
"I am thrilled to be hosting this iconic event for the first time ever," said Harvey.

[12/10/15 - 11:44 AM]
New Premiere Date for CMT's "Party Down South"
Originally scheduled to premiere Thursday, January 7, the new season will now premiere Thursday, January 28.

[12/10/15 - 11:42 AM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres "A Checklist for Murder," One-Hour Special Uncovers the Investigation of Madman Robert Peernock
Said special premieres this Saturday, December 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/10/15 - 11:20 AM]
LMN Announces First Annual Deadly Resolutions Week
The week includes the season two launches of "My Crazy Ex" and "I Love You... But I Lied" and the world premieres of the movies, "I Have Your Children" and "The Wrong Roommate."

[12/10/15 - 11:05 AM]
The Search Resumes as "Finding Bigfoot" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Season Beginning January 3rd
Animal Planet's curious crypto-zoological team sets foot in new locations with modern technologies to progress the search.

[12/10/15 - 10:51 AM]
Don't Miss E!'s First Televised Post-Show of Hit Series "The Royals" on December 27
As a special holiday-hangover treat, E! will air the series' first televised post-show.

[12/10/15 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Family to Become Freeform on January 12
Said date marks the same day as the season premiere of its #1 hit series, "Pretty Little Liars," and the world premiere of its new original series, "Shadowhunters."

[12/10/15 - 09:35 AM]
New Year, New Season, New Destinations as Michael Symon Continues His Search for the Best "Burgers, Brew & 'Que"
Season two kicks off Friday, January 15 at 10:30/9:30c on Food Network.

[12/10/15 - 09:23 AM]
New "Dual Survival" Challenges Next Generation of Survivalists
Each week, new co-hosts Grady Powell and Bill McConnell will be dropped into survival situations that anyone, anywhere in the world, could one day encounter.

[12/10/15 - 08:48 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Into Top Demo Spot
Absent "Empire" as competition, The Eye sees big gains from "Criminal Minds" among adults 18-49.

[12/10/15 - 08:02 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Nathan for You" for a Fourth Season
"I couldn't be more excited to continue my non-sexual relationship with Viacom," said Fielder.

[12/10/15 - 05:58 AM]
73rd Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
"American Crime," "Fargo," "Mr. Robot," "Outlander," "Transparent" and "Wolf Hall" lead all TV nods with three each.

[12/09/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 9
Updates include: Adam Scott, Laura Dern board HBO's "Big Little Lies"; Syfy books early sneak preview of "The Magicians"; and Tone Bell to recur on The CW's "The Flash."

[12/09/15 - 05:00 PM]
"Wayward Pines" to Return for a Second Season
From M. Night Shyamalan and based on Blake Crouch's international best-selling series of books, 10 all-new episodes of the suspenseful drama are set to air in Summer 2016.

[12/09/15 - 01:07 PM]
Showtime Orders New Seasons of "Homeland" and "The Affair"
Both series wrap their current runs on Sunday, December 20.

[12/09/15 - 12:52 PM]
Disney Junior's "The Lion Guard" Premieres Friday, January 15, 2016
The series follows the adventures of Kion, the second-born cub of Simba and Nala, and his diverse group of friends, each with a unique skill, as they unite to protect the Pride Lands.

[12/09/15 - 12:45 PM]
New Series "Idiotsitter" Premieres Thursday, January 14 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The premiere episode of "Idiotsitter" will be available on the Comedy Central App and cc.com on December 28, and on DTO platforms on January 4.

[12/09/15 - 12:04 PM]
Discovery Channel Traces an Active Criminal Case as It Unfolds in Its First-Ever True Crime Series "Killing Fields"
Shot in real time, the series follows the hunt for the killer.

[12/09/15 - 11:46 AM]
NBC Rings in the New Year with Live Specials "NBC's New Year's Eve Game Night with Andy Cohen" and "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly"
"I love three things - a party, live TV and celebrities playing games - so combining all three on New Year's Eve is my idea of a perfect night," Cohen said.

[12/09/15 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Family Greenlights Original Reality Series "The Letter"
"The Letter" is a bold, new relationship show that asks the simple question: "If you could, without identifying yourself, what would you tell your best friend that he or she really needed to hear?"

[12/09/15 - 11:17 AM]
"MADtv" Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with a One-Hour Reunion Special on The CW, Tuesday, January 12
This one-hour retrospective of classic "MADtv" clips showcases the series signature pop-culture parodies and politically incorrect humor from the show's 14 seasons, interwoven with new comedy material featuring 19 series alumni.

[12/09/15 - 11:01 AM]
El Rey Network's Explosive Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" Produced by Mark Burnett Returns for Season Two On Wednesday, January 27 at 8PM ET/PT
Leading into the new season, El Rey Network offers fans a chance to get reacquainted with the luchadores, who combine ancient tradition with extraordinary athleticism.

[12/09/15 - 11:00 AM]
Lifetime Joins Forces with AFI to Put Female Filmmakers to Work
The AFI DWW is a workshop that has for over 40 years, committed to increasing the number of women working professionally in screen directing.

[12/09/15 - 10:56 AM]
"Ellen's Design Challenge" Returns to HGTV on January 18 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The contestants, who will be introduced to viewers on New Year's Day in the one-hour special "Ellen's Design Challenge: Meet the Cast," will be tasked with such challenges as designing furniture for the greenrooms at "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

[12/09/15 - 10:32 AM]
Investigation Discovery's New Season of "Vanity Fair Confidential" Digs Deep Into the Magazine's Most Thrilling True Crime Stories
The new 12-episode season kicks off Monday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[12/09/15 - 10:05 AM]
Primetime Television Event "Oprah Goes To Broadway: The Color Purple" to Air Saturday, December 19 on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
The star-studded special will chronicle the Broadway debuts of Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks and Cynthia Erivo as they each make their mark in one of the most eagerly awaited musicals of the season.

[12/09/15 - 09:50 AM]
Video: New Promo for Season 4 of "The Americans"
The series is slated to return to FX in March.

[12/09/15 - 09:23 AM]
The CW Shows Return from Holidays with Original Episodes
Find out when the network's series kick off their 2016 runs.

[12/09/15 - 09:21 AM]
"Rev Run's Sunday Suppers" Brings the Family Back to the Dinner Table for a New Season on Cooking Channel
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Wednesday, January 27 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/09/15 - 09:11 AM]
BBC America's New Original Co-Production "London Spy" Premieres January 21
The stirring five-part mystery, from acclaimed best-selling author Tom Rob Smith, stars BAFTA-winner Ben Whishaw.

[12/09/15 - 08:56 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Rise in Latest Victory
"Chicago Fire" and "Chicago Med" likewise see gains among adults 18-49 from last week.

[12/09/15 - 08:03 AM]
"Funniest Commercials Of The Year" Hosted by Gabriel Iglesias to Debut on Spike Thursday, December 17 at 10:00pm ET/PT
Hosted by renowned comedian Gabriel Iglesias, this can't miss special features commercials from around the world.

[12/09/15 - 07:12 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
This year's event will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 30 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT).

[12/09/15 - 06:53 AM]
Resolve to Laugh More in 2016 When "Seeso," The New Streaming Comedy Channel, Launches January 7
The channel will be available on www.seeso.com, iOS and Android platforms in January with additional platforms added in the coming months.

[12/09/15 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Mad Dogs" Will Debut Exclusively for Prime Members on January 22
The series stars Steve Zahn, Michael Imperioli, Billy Zane, Romany Malco and Ben Chaplin.

[12/09/15 - 05:41 AM]
The Last Bite Is the Deepest: Third and Final Season of Original Canadian Thriller "Bitten" Premieres February 12 on Space
Season 3 of the 10-episode, one-hour series delves into the theme of duty versus family, and the lengths one will go to keep both intact.

[12/08/15 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 8
Updates include: Joely Richardson to play Glinda in NBC's "Emerald City"; Abigail Breslin to lead ABC's "Dirty Dancing" revival; and Kevin Sorbo to be "Miracle Man" for NBC.

[12/08/15 - 03:32 PM]
ESPN Networks Increase Viewership for 2015 College Football Regular Season
ESPN spins the numbers for its college football coverage to date this season.

[12/08/15 - 02:54 PM]
"NCIS: Los Angeles" Delivers Its Largest Audience Since March and Its Best Adults 18-49 Rating Since Its Season Six Finale in May
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, December 7.

[12/08/15 - 02:44 PM]
"Nashville: On the Record 3" Features an Intimate Look at Life on the Road in a One-Hour Music Special, Wednesday, December 16
Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Sam Palladio, Aubrey Peeples and Lennon and Maisy Stella are among those featured.







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[12/13/19 - 11:44 AM]
A Call of the Wildcats, "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Special" Debuts on ABC Owned TV Stations Beginning Saturday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 20, on Disney+
The special takes viewers to the "High School Musical" set during filming in 2005, including archived video from the "Zac Cam" behind the scenes as filmed by Zac Efron with Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman, Alyson Reed and Olesya Rulin.

[12/13/19 - 10:06 AM]
Jennifer Hudson Returns to "Voice" Stage Along with Black Eyed Peas, Luke Combs, Lady Antebellum, Dua Lipa and Season 16 Winner Maelyn to Perform on Live "Voice" Finale Airing Tuesday, Dec. 17
The season finale will also feature special musical collaborations with the Top 4 finalists, which will be announced soon.

[12/13/19 - 10:03 AM]
Hulu's "Little Fires Everywhere" Premieres March 18th
Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, "Little Fires Everywhere" follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.

[12/13/19 - 09:22 AM]
"Delicious Miss Brown" Returns with Brand-New Menu of Southern Dishes, Family Traditions and Sea Island Culture
The series returns to Food Network on Sunday, January 5.

[12/13/19 - 09:00 AM]
TBS' "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Visits Hong Kong
"There was a huge march the day we left of hundreds of thousands of people - I'm sure it was in celebration of us being there and not people being excited we were leaving," said Bee.

[12/13/19 - 08:22 AM]
MTV Studios and Quibi Tap Keke Palmer to Host "Singled Out"
"I am thrilled to be hosting 'Singled Out'" said Keke Palmer. "To be able to reimagine this show for my generation and on a new platform is so exciting. Can't wait for you guys to see what we have in store!"

[12/13/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Holds Onto Top Spot for FOX
The network leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/13/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Dracula" - Teaser - Netflix
Claes Bang stars as Dracula in this brand-new series inspired by Bram Stoker's classic novel.

[12/12/19 - 03:15 PM]
Amazon Studios Orders Fourth Season of the Award-Winning Comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
"We were thrilled to hear that for the fourth time, we do not have to pack up and vacate the premises," said Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino.

[12/12/19 - 01:50 PM]
Lifetime's New Documentary Film Series "Hopelessly in Love" Explores Iconic and Tragic Celebrity Unions in Pop Culture History as a Three-Week Event This January
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Andre Rison; Faith Evans and Notorious B.I.G.; and Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead are the featured topics.

[12/12/19 - 01:01 PM]
IFC's "Brockmire" Swings for the Fences in Its Fourth and Final Season Premiering in March 2020
Returning for the series' final season are Amanda Peet, Tyrel Jackson Williams and Katie Finneran.

[12/12/19 - 12:55 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires David France's "Welcome to Chechnya" Ahead of Its World Premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival
This searing documentary shadows a group of brave activists risking their lives to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ persecution in the repressive and closed Russian republic of Chechnya.

[12/12/19 - 12:29 PM]
USA Network Reveals Premiere Dates for Rosario Dawson Led Anthology Series "Briarpatch" and New Story of Critically-Acclaimed Series "The Sinner"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Thursday, February 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/12/19 - 12:26 PM]
Walt Disney Television Renews "Tamron Hall" for a Second Season
"As one of the highest-rated new talk shows in five years, 'Tamron Hall' is connecting with audiences in such a powerful and unique way, and we are thrilled to build on that momentum with a second season," said Karey Burke.

[12/12/19 - 11:54 AM]
HGTV Picks Up a New Season of "Flip or Flop" with Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa
The season finale will air on Thursday, December 12, with the new episodes slated to premiere in August 2020.