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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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[10/16/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Final Table" - A Global Cooking Competition
The Netflix series features 12 teams of two chefs from around the world cooking the national dishes of Mexico, Spain, England, Brazil, France, Japan, the U.S., India and Italy.

[10/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Bruce Dern, Melissa Rauch and Horatio Sanz Join New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Black Monday"
Julie Hagerty and Vanessa Bell Calloway are also on tap for the newcomer, premiering in January.

[10/16/18 - 11:11 AM]
Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominees Christina Ricci and Judith Light Star in "Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story" Premiering January 19
Ricci plays 19th century pioneering journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman who published under the name of Nellie Bly.

[10/16/18 - 10:35 AM]
Country Music Icon Martina McBride Entertains from the Kitchen on New Food Network Series "Martina's Table"
McBride is giving Food Network viewers a glimpse of how she entertains at home, sharing her recipes and cooking tips that make her the queen of the kitchen.

[10/16/18 - 10:24 AM]
Pierce Brosnan to Host 7th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony on Sunday, November 4 Live on National Geographic
Hosted by Brosnan, the program will include a tribute to the late, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who died in March 2018.

[10/16/18 - 10:05 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Rights to "Travel Man" from All3Media International for Ovation TV, Ovation NOW, and Travel-Focused AVOD Service, JOURNY
Other titles for Ovation TV and Ovation NOW include "Stealing Van Gogh," "The KAWS Effect," and the arts-themed reality series "Fake or Fortune," "Antiques to the Rescue."

[10/16/18 - 09:18 AM]
Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett Set as Series Regulars in "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
Fletcher and Bennett will portray "Dave Boy" and "Bazza," respectively; both are lifelong friends of Alfred's from their army days serving in the same corps.

[10/16/18 - 09:09 AM]
Ovation Locks in U.S. Broadcast and Digital Rights to Seven Arts & Culture Titles from Sky Vision
The series will air on Ovation's linear arts network Ovation TV, its digital platform Ovation NOW, and/or on the company's cultural-travel streaming service JOURNY.

[10/16/18 - 09:03 AM]
Netflix Original Series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" Adds to the Vibrant and Diverse World of Modern-Day Barbary Lane
Paul Gross returns to reprise his role with additional series regulars Murray Bartlett, Charlie Barnett, Josiah Victoria Garcia and May Hong.

[10/16/18 - 08:41 AM]
Animal Planet Launches New Global Brand Identity with Global Series Premiere of "Crikey! It's The Irwins" on October 28
The Animal Planet global brand identity will provide a multi-platform experience for every member of the family and begins as a phased rollout on October 28 in the U.S.

[10/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Once Again Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/16/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: Featurette Debut - Inside the Bewitching World of Sabrina Spellman
The 10-episode Netflix original series premieres October 26.

[10/16/18 - 07:17 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": 49ers-Packers Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 15.

[10/16/18 - 06:30 AM]
E! News Gets Candid and Unfiltered with All-New Topical Series "Nightly Pop" Premiering Every Monday Beginning October 29th at 10:30PM ET/PT, Immediately Following "Busy Tonight"
The half hour-long weekly series is hosted by E! personalities Morgan Stewart and Nina Parker, along with social influencer Hunter March.

[10/15/18 - 04:04 PM]
Netflix Orders New Series "Trinkets" Based on Young Adult Novel by Kirsten Smith
When three teenage girls from different corners of the high school cafeteria find themselves in the same mandated Shoplifter's Anonymous meeting, an unlikely friendship forms.