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[12/23/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 23
Updates include: Adam Fierro exits Netflix's "Narcos" as showrunner; Matt Letscher sets return trip to The CW's "The Flash"; and Kara Royster to recur on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."

[12/23/15 - 03:16 PM]
Science Channel Premieres One-Minute Nightly Updates on All You Need to Know in Science News Beginning Dec. 28
The one minute updates will provide viewers with the latest news and information on technology, space, engineering and so much more in one minute updates each week night.

[12/23/15 - 11:39 AM]
Fans Can Now Go Online to Vote on Several Major Categories in "The World Dog Awards"
Hosted by George Lopez and filmed at the aptly named Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California on Saturday, January 9, the special will combine the glamour of a Hollywood awards show with the appreciation for man's best friend.

[12/23/15 - 10:15 AM]
Additional Performers Join "Pitbull's New Year's Revolution" Airing Thursday, December 31 at 8/7c on FOX
Already on tap are Puff Daddy and the Family, Jussie Smollett, Yazz, Timbaland, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Prince Royce, Austin Mahone, R. City, Pia Mia and Earth, Wind & Fire and more!

[12/23/15 - 09:39 AM]
AT&T Announces Third Season Pick-Up of "Full Circle"
Season 3 of "Full Circle" will give viewers a look into the dark underworld of national politics.

[12/23/15 - 08:45 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Battle of Repeats
Second place ABC's "The Year: 2015" was the only original last night.

[12/23/15 - 08:41 AM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls," Featuring President Obama, Matches the Series' Biggest Live + 3 Day 18-49 Lift Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, December 17.

[12/23/15 - 08:40 AM]
Rebroadcast of "Hollywood Game Night" Is the Top-Scoring Encore in 18-49 and Total Viewers Since 2014
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 22.

[12/23/15 - 08:16 AM]
ABC's "The Year 2015" Spikes Over Its Lead-In to Win Its 2-Hour Time Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 22.

[12/22/15 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 22
Updates include: David Fincher's "Mind Hunter" resurfaces at Netflix; ABC posts unaired episodes of "Wicked City" online; and Tim Dorsey's "Florida Roadkill" eyed as a TV series.

[12/22/15 - 01:38 PM]
"The Big Bang Theory" Delivers the Largest 3-Day Audience of Any Scripted Program This Season
CBS further spins the numbers for Thursday, December 17.

[12/22/15 - 12:29 PM]
Investigation Discovery Presents Exclusive Accounts of Life with a Killer in "Evil Lives Here"
The all-new original series explores the true, heart-stopping stories of people who shared a home and a life with a loved one who would become a killer.

[12/22/15 - 12:25 PM]
Hallmark Channel Is Home for the Holidays; Network Is Tops Among Women 25-54 and Total Viewer Delivery Since Launch of "Countdown to Christmas"
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 14-20.

[12/22/15 - 12:11 PM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10 for Fourth Week Straight
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, December 20.

[12/22/15 - 11:58 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Episodes of "Duck Dynasty" Beginning January 13
This latest season will wrap with a very special one hour season finale celebrating the series' 100th episode milestone on Wednesday, February 17.

[12/22/15 - 11:33 AM]
John Smoltz Named Lead FOX MLB Game Analyst
Smoltz initially joined FOX Sports in 2014 and served as an analyst for both regular and postseason telecasts in 2014 and 2015, including the 2014 National League Division Series and 2015 American League Division Series.

[12/22/15 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Family Sweeps Prime in Key Demos for 3rd-Straight Week; Is Pacing as Cable TV's #1 Network for the 2nd-Straight Year in Women 18-34
ABC Family spins the numbers for the week of December 14-20.

[12/22/15 - 10:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share in Demo Honors
The Eye's "Big Bang Theory" repeats and the Alphabet's "Great Christmas Light Fight" finale lead the night.

[12/22/15 - 10:07 AM]
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Earns a Critics' Choice Award Nomination for Best Picture
The exception was made for only the Best Picture category and all other Critics' Choice Award nominations remain as previously announced.

[12/22/15 - 10:05 AM]
USA Network on Track to Finish 10th Consecutive Year as #1
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/22/15 - 10:03 AM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve Game Night with Andy Cohen" Sets Celeb Lineup for Live Telecast Filled with Fun and Frivolity
John Stamos, Bob Saget, Bob Harper, Chris Parnell, Whitney Cummings, JB Smoove, Rob Riggle and Sasheer Zamata are among the scheduled guests.

[12/22/15 - 09:55 AM]
Taylor Swift to Make World Premiere of Her New Music Video During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
The full evening will include over 38 performances and 5-and-a-half hours of music.

[12/22/15 - 09:17 AM]
Ring in 2016 the Right Way with BET Networks' New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Programming
"BET's 20 of 2015" hosted by Shaun Robinson and Marc Lamont Hill is a lighthearted, fun two-hour look back at the twenty most talked about news, events and trends in pop culture over the last year.

[12/22/15 - 09:14 AM]
Encore Kicks Off 2016 with an Action-Packed Marathon of "The A-Team" on New Year's Eve
The wall-to-wall high octane action and vintage 80s cheese of "The A-Team" continues weekdays, Monday through Friday at 7:50 p.m. ET/PT beginning on January 4.

[12/22/15 - 09:02 AM]
Melissa Rycroft Joins Steve Austin as Co-Host on All-New Season of CMT's "Redneck Island: Battle at the Lake" Premiering January 28 at 10PM ET/PT
Returning for another shot at the money are season three contestants Becky, Bradley, Cody, Heather, Hunter, Jorden, Josh, Lucas, Margaret, Nicole, Riley and Tessa.

[12/22/15 - 08:35 AM]
Encore Telecast of "A Saturday Night Live Christmas" Ranks #1 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, December 21.

[12/22/15 - 08:25 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, December 21.

[12/22/15 - 07:52 AM]
New Bachelor Ben Higgins to Ride a Magnificent Float in the "The 2016 Rose Parade(R) Presented by Honda"
Ben Higgins will be joined on the float by Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert, who became engaged on last summer's hit "Bachelor in Paradise."

[12/22/15 - 07:04 AM]
The Netflix Original Series "Marco Polo" Season 2 Adds Michelle Yeoh to Cast in a Recurring Role
In the upcoming season, Michelle Yeoh's character plays a mysterious figure from Hundred Eyes' (Tom Wu) past.

[12/21/15 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 21
Updates include: ABC greenlights eight-hour mini-series "When We Rise"; Mike Newell to helm "The Interestings" for Amazon; and FX's "Snowfall" lands key tax incentive.

[12/21/15 - 02:05 PM]
ABC Flips "Beyond the Tank," "My Diet Is Better Than Yours" on Thursday Nights
Plus: look for a special preview of "Beyond the Tank" on Tuesday, January 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/21/15 - 02:04 PM]
"Shark Tank" to Open 2016 with Original Episode on Tuesday, January 5
The series will then settle into its regular Friday, 9:00/8:00c home on January 8.

[12/21/15 - 12:30 PM]
Syfy's "Face Off" Premieres Landmark 10th Season Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Season 10's two-part finale, premiering on April 6 and April 13, will have contestants competing to win $100,000, a 2016 Fiat 500 and a VIP trip courtesy of Kryolan Professional Make-Up to one of their 85 international locations.

[12/21/15 - 12:18 PM]
Lifetime and Sony Pictures Television Team Up with James Franco to Remake Cult Classic Original Movie, "Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?," For Films 20th Anniversary
With a story by Franco, the script is written by Amber Coney and will be directed by Melanie Aitkenhead.

[12/21/15 - 12:06 PM]
President Barack Obama to Kick Off Season 7 of Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" on Wednesday, December 30 at 11:30PM ET
Other Season 7 guests will be Will Ferrell, Steve Martin, Garry Shandling, Kathleen Madigan and Sebastian Maniscalco.

[12/21/15 - 11:35 AM]
Special Advance Previews of the Series Premieres of "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life" and "Second Chance" to Be Available for Viewing on FOX NOW, FOX on Demand, Hulu and YouTube
The former is available beginning today through Sunday, December 27.

[12/21/15 - 11:31 AM]
BET Networks Premieres New Compelling Docu-Crime Series "Criminals at Work" Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 10 PM ET/PT
Each one-hour episode features two suspenseful true-life stories where unsuspecting everyday people witness their own workplace transformed into a crime scene.

[12/21/15 - 11:11 AM]
Bravo Media's "Untying The Knot" Moves to Monday Nights with All New Episodes Beginning Monday, January 4 at 10PM ET/PT
"Vanderpump Rules" and "Watch What Happens Live" will bookend the series.

[12/21/15 - 10:39 AM]
ABC to Broadcast the 127th Rose Parade Live from Pasadena, California on Friday, January 1
The parade will feature floral floats in the theme of "Find Your Adventure" and will include a float - for the second year in a row - based on the ABC hit reality series "The Bachelor," which will celebrate its 20th season in 2016.

[12/21/15 - 10:03 AM]
Britney Spears, Jack Black, John Stamos, Kate Hudson, Marcia Gay Harden and More to Attend "People's Choice Awards 2016"
They join Shawn Mendes and Jason Derulo who were previously announced as performers at the 2016 show, and host Jane Lynch.

[12/21/15 - 09:05 AM]
FXX Announces Its Holiday Programming - "The Simpsons" Christmas-Themed Mini-Marathons Begin Today
Then ring in 2016 with a 30-hour The Simpsons marathon featuring a special presentation of The Simpsons Movie at 6 p.m. (ET/PT) on December 31.

[12/21/15 - 08:38 AM]
ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Returns for 27th Season as Exclusive National MLB Game of the Week
The prime-time, weekly platform will begin with an Opening Night World Series rematch - the World Series Champion Kansas City Royals and World Series M.V.P. Salvador Perez host the New York Mets and ace Matt Harvey - on Sunday, April 3.

[12/21/15 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Charts
Plus: CBS gets a boost from a full hour of NFL overrun.

[12/21/15 - 08:32 AM]
American Heroes Channel Chronicles the Groundbreaking International Search for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Killer in "Justice for MLK: The Hunt for James Earl Ray"
Premiering Sunday, January 17, this special follows local, federal and international investigators every step of the way as they partake in the ultimate game of cat-and-mouse to hunt down one of the most wanted men in history.

[12/21/15 - 08:09 AM]
Yahoo Sports and NBC Sports Group Renew and Expand Digital Sports Alliance
Yahoo Sports and NBC Sports Digital will continue to collaborate on premium sports news and events coverage both online and on-air on NBC, NBCSN, Golf Channel, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBCSports.com and Yahoo.

[12/21/15 - 06:07 AM]
Amazon Original Series "The Man in the High Castle," Recently Renewed for Season Two, Marks Biggest Launch Month in Prime Video History
The show broke a previous record set by Amazon Original Series "Bosch," which is launching its second season next year.

[12/20/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its Second-Best Overnights in 22 Months
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, December 19.

[12/20/15 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: New Hampshire Debate Tops Viewers for ABC
The Alphabet also shares the adults 18-49 crown with CBS.

[12/20/15 - 06:01 AM]
ABC Family's Pop Up Santa and Reddi-Wip "Share the Joy" Food Truck Spreads Holiday Cheer Across the Nation
This season, ABC Family's Pop Up Santa partnered with Reddi-wip to travel coast-to-coast with the "Share The Joy" Food Truck.

[12/19/15 - 09:58 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Dateline" Top Viewers, Demos
The Peacock sees big growth from last week among adults 18-49.







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[01/18/21 - 09:43 AM]
Series Nominations Announced for the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards
The winners will be revealed live on The CW on Sunday, March 7, with acclaimed film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs returning to host for his third consecutive time.

[01/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Deliver Victory for FOX
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[01/16/21 - 03:05 PM]
Video: First Promo for New Unscripted Variety Show "Game of Talents," Coming This March to FOX
Emmy winner Wayne Brady is set to host and executive produce the program, due in March.

[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 15
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[01/15/21 - 04:00 PM]
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[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
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[01/15/21 - 12:50 PM]
BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021
Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.

[01/15/21 - 12:12 PM]
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The show's latest installment bows Thursday, January 21 on the streaming service.

[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19
At 8:00 p.m. EST ABC News presents a primetime program, "The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. - An ABC News Special," that will provide reporting on and analysis of the historic moments from the day.

[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
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"The Vaccine: Conquering Covid" premiering Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM PT/ET on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Partners with Renowned Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Bring Three of His Bestselling Books to Life Onscreen
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[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2021" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Feb. 3 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can watch and vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercial from the past 20 years at https://www.cbs.com/SBGC.