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[12/18/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 18
Updates include: Amazon sets latest wave of renewals, series orders; Morgan Krantz to co-star in Comedy Central's "Bad People"; and Fortune Feimster tapped as regular on Hulu's "The Mindy Project."

[12/18/15 - 02:31 PM]
ABC Celebrates Iconic Hero in the Original Special "Marvel's Captain America: 75 Heroic Years," January 19
Take a look back at the history of this beloved Marvel character and see how his influence continues to have impact today in the original special.

[12/18/15 - 12:56 PM]
Fridays Heat Up When Season 15 of "Hell's Kitchen" Premieres January 15, On FOX
18 new chefs from across the country will be tested and challenged as Chef Ramsay puts them through a series of grueling challenges and dinner services to prove they have what it takes to win.

[12/18/15 - 12:24 PM]
Nicki Minaj Announces Cast for ABC Family's New Scripted Comedy "Nicki"
Ariana Neal will play Nicki, a role inspired by Nicki Minaj in her early years before she became a Grammy Award-nominated, multiplatinum superstar.

[12/18/15 - 12:19 PM]
ABC Launches "Bachelor Live" Talk Show, Immediately Following "The Bachelor," Beginning Monday, January 4
The after-show episodes are hosted by Chris Harrison and produced by Embassy Row, the company behind last summer's "After Paradise."

[12/18/15 - 12:15 PM]
With L+3, "Blue Bloods," "Scorpion" and "NCIS: Los Angeles" Move Into the Week's Top 10 Programs
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of December 7-13.

[12/18/15 - 12:05 PM]
More People Have Watched CBS News Than News on Any Other Broadcast Network Twelve Weeks Into the TV Season
CBS News spins the numbers for the week of December 7-13.

[12/18/15 - 12:03 PM]
Calling All "Steven Universe" Fans: After The New Year, It's "Steven's Birthday Week" on Cartoon Network!
Said stunt kicks off with "The Answer" on Monday, January 4 at 5:30 p.m.

[12/18/15 - 11:00 AM]
Stars Compete in a Culinary Battle for Charity on the Two-Hour Special "MasterChef Celebrity Showdown," Monday, January 18, On FOX
The two-hour special tests the culinary skills of the celebrity competitors, and also pits previous winners against some of "MasterChef Junior's" season four contestants.

[12/18/15 - 10:03 AM]
Video: Welcome to "Twin Peaks" - Showtime(R) Unveils New Tease for the Highly-Anticipated Limited Series
Currently in production, the series is written and produced by series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost and is directed entirely by David Lynch.

[12/18/15 - 09:21 AM]
Video: New "Winter on Fire" Trailer - Netflix Pays Tribute to Ukrainian Revolutinaries
Directed by Evgeny Afineevsky, the film premiered at the Venice International Film Festival before playing both Telluride and Toronto, where it garnered the prestigious audience award.

[12/18/15 - 09:01 AM]
"Banshee" Final Season Premiere Will Now Be April 1
The show's swan song was previously scheduled to begin on Friday, January 29.

[12/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang" Rises in Latest Victory
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/18/15 - 08:40 AM]
Discovery Announces "Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove" - A New Series
Newport, Oregon is one of the last remaining fishing towns along the edge of the notoriously violent "Graveyard of the Pacific" that stretches from Oregon to British Columbia.

[12/18/15 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2015" Leads the 10 p.m. Hour and Greatly Improves Its Time Slot Year Over Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 17.

[12/18/15 - 08:05 AM]
Disney XD's "The 7D" Season Two Premieres January 23
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne will guest star in an upcoming episode as Hildy Gloom's (Kelly Osbourne) parents, the Duke and Duchess of Drear.

[12/18/15 - 08:03 AM]
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Jaideep Singh to Headline Rizin World Fighting Grand Prix on New Year's Eve
Spike will begin its three-hour coverage of this star-studded New Year's Eve MMA event on Thursday, December 31 at a special time of 10:00am ET/PT.

[12/18/15 - 08:03 AM]
Esquire Network Bows Its Second Original Scripted Series with the Premiere of "Beowulf" Beginning Saturday, January 23rd at 10 PM ET/PT
The 13-episode, one hour drama will chronicle Beowulf's return to his home Herot, to make peace with his past.

[12/18/15 - 06:47 AM]
New Year, New Boo! Destination America Rings in 2016 with Four Spooky Series; Resurrects Cult Classic Most Haunted
Highlights include new seasons of "Paranormal Survivor" and "A Haunting."

[12/17/15 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 17
Updates include: Sean Penn to play HBO's "American Lion"; TV Land orders pilot presentation for "Throwing Shade"; and Hulu cancels "The Awesomes" after three seasons.

[12/17/15 - 09:02 PM]
Entertainment Studios to Launch Comedy Game Show "Funny You Should Ask"
The series is a comedy game show featuring a panel of professional standup comedians who interact with contestants for cash and prizes.

[12/17/15 - 04:52 PM]
Abby Wambach's Finale Sets FS1 Viewership Records
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 16.

[12/17/15 - 03:03 PM]
Video: "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" - The Cast
Meet the all-star cast of the trial of the century, beginning Tuesday, February 2 on FX.

[12/17/15 - 12:23 PM]
TV One's Holiday Movies Take #1 Spots Among Black P25-54 in November and December
TV One spins the numbers for the months of November and December to date.

[12/17/15 - 12:14 PM]
"Vice" Returns for Fourth Season Feb. 5
The series takes viewers around the globe as its correspondents investigate the stories not being told.

[12/17/15 - 12:06 PM]
On January 28th, The World Is Coming to an End. So Enjoy It While It Lasts.
Rob Lowe, Jenna Fischer and Megan Mullally star in NBC's "You, Me and the Apocalypse," a bold adrenaline-fueled hourlong comedic drama about the last days of mankind.

[12/17/15 - 11:41 AM]
DIY Network Features Ten Returning Series
Among the offerings: "Building Alaska," "Renovation Realities," "First Time Flippers" and "Texas Flip and Move."

[12/17/15 - 11:35 AM]
Tiffani Thiessen Returns for a Second Star-Studded Season of "Dinner at Tiffani's" on Cooking Channel
Tiffani showcases her culinary talents and entertaining skills for throwing effortless get-togethers for family, friends and former castmates, where every dinner is filled with special guests, entertaining stories, and party-pleasing recipes.

[12/17/15 - 11:03 AM]
Get Your Fill of Movies This January on Lifetime
"V.C Andrew's My Sweet Audrina" and "Lila & Eve" join the previously announced "War & Peace" and "Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart."

[12/17/15 - 11:01 AM]
E! Gets to Know a Side of Fitness Mogul Jillian Michaels Few Have Ever Seen in New Docu-Series "Just Jillian," Premiering January 19th at 10PM ET/PT
For the first time, fans who have seen Jillian in front of the lights, will get an unfiltered look at the woman behind the empire built one drop of sweat at a time and meet the people inside her private world who help her juggle the chaos and support her through it all.

[12/17/15 - 11:00 AM]
"Becoming Mike Nichols," An Intimate Documentary Portrait of the Great Director in His Historic Final Filmed Appearance, Debuts Feb. 22, Exclusively on HBO
With disarming candor, wry wit and sharp self-deprecation, Nichols delivered a master class on his craft in what would be his last in-depth interviews.

[12/17/15 - 10:53 AM]
"The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Easily Outperform Timeslot Competition for Week of Dec. 7-11
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of December 7-11.

[12/17/15 - 10:50 AM]
Key Art for "Vinyl" - HBO's New Drama Series Set in 1970s New York
Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano co-star in the project, from executive producers Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter.

[12/17/15 - 10:48 AM]
WGN America Unveils Key Art and Gripping New Trailer for "Outsiders"
David Morse, Thomas M. Wright, Ryan Hurst, Kyle Gallner and Gillian Alexy star in the series, premiering Tuesday, January 26.

[12/17/15 - 10:41 AM]
Science Channel to Air Every "MythBusters" Episode in Chronological Order During "MythBusters Holiday Mega Marathon"
The marathon starts with "Jet Assisted Chevy" and concludes with "Star Wars: Revenge of the Myth."

[12/17/15 - 10:37 AM]
Video: Make Love with Seeso's New Favorite Comedy Duo - New Ad-Free Streaming Comedy Service Releases First Trailer for "Dave & Ethan: Lovemakers"
The program combines in-studio and man-on-the-street segments that explore the uncharted world of love and relationships through the eyes of the YouTube comedy duo.

[12/17/15 - 10:29 AM]
Live from the Red Carpet and Fashion Police Return This January to Cover the Biggest Award Shows of 2016
The popular E! franchises will make their new year debut with coverage of the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, and keep the festivities going throughout the entire award season.

[12/17/15 - 10:03 AM]
"Whitney Cummings: I'm Your Girlfriend," The Hot Comedy Star's First HBO Stand-Up Special, Debuts Jan. 23
Taped at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California, the special features Cummings' unfiltered observations on modern gender dynamics.

[12/17/15 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Rings in 2016 with All-New Episodes of Its Series, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 3
"Undercover Boss" will kick things off on said date with the roll out continuing through "Criminal Minds" and "Code Black" on January 13.

[12/17/15 - 10:02 AM]
History's Hit Drama Series "Vikings" Returns for Season Four on Thursday, February 18 at 10 PM ET/PT
The network has added four episodes to its initial 16 episode order.

[12/17/15 - 09:36 AM]
Updated Premiere: A&E Network Presents "Fit to Fat to Fit" on Tuesday, January 19 at 10PM ET/PT
The series was previously slated to roll out the week prior.

[12/17/15 - 09:30 AM]
Contestants Tempted by Offers of $25,000 and More in Must-See Premiere of "The Biggest Loser: Temptation Nation" Airing January 4 on NBC
The contestants' willpower is put to the test right from the start when host Bob Harper welcomes the new players with a money temptation before they even set foot in the gym on the season premiere.

[12/17/15 - 09:25 AM]
Video: SundanceTV Releases Teaser for Upcoming Series "Hap and Leonard" - Stars James Purefoy, Michael K. Williams, Christina Hendricks
Based on the successful books from famed author Joe R. Lansdale, the six-episode series event is created by director/writer Jim Mickle and writer Nick Damici.

[12/17/15 - 09:13 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Averaging Highest Viewership in 29 Years, With 19.3 Million Viewers Through 14 Weeks
CBS spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[12/17/15 - 09:12 AM]
Participant Media Announces New Programming and Unscripted Development in 2016 for Pivot
Pivot has greenlit a 20 episode season two of "Secret Lives of Americans," a third season of "Human Resources," and announced four unscripted projects in development.

[12/17/15 - 09:03 AM]
The Diva Drama Continues in Season Five of E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Premiering Tuesday, January 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Joining the Divas this season is the young and beautiful Mandy, the runner-up on the most recent season of "WWE Tough Enough(R)," who brings her own flavor to the already vibrant group.

[12/17/15 - 09:00 AM]
Jason Derulo to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2016"
"Jason is such an all-around incredible performer and triple threat in the industry," said executive producer Mark Burnett.

[12/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Goes Out on Top for CBS
The Eye easily triumphs over nearly all repeat competition.

[12/17/15 - 08:53 AM]
Pour Yourself a Shot of the Alaskan Wilderness with All-New Series "Alaska Proof," Debuting January 14 on Animal Planet
Alaska Distillery, located at the foothills of the Alaska Range, has what no other distillery on Earth can provide.

[12/17/15 - 08:45 AM]
Rebroadcast of "Chicago P.D." Outrates ABC's Original "Nashville: On the Road" Special in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 16.







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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[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 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[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."