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[01/06/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
Updates include: "Being Mary Jane" lands fourth season at BET; "Gravity Falls" creator Alex Hirsch lands a new animated project at FOX; and Elizabeth Strout's "The Burgess Boys" eyed as a mini-series at HBO.

[01/06/16 - 04:46 PM]
"American Idol's" Farewell Journey Begins Tonight as Auditions Kick Off in Denver and Atlanta!
On Thursday, April 7, the 15th and final American Idol will be crowned.

[01/06/16 - 04:19 PM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Little Giant" Takes You Inside the World of Elephants Like Never Before
This intimate view provides a unique opportunity to experience the life of a herd through the stories of individuals: characters with backstories, personalities, quirks and desires.

[01/06/16 - 04:18 PM]
Nat Geo WILD's Second Annual BarkFest Weekend Features All Dogs All the Time
The stunt features an expose on dangerous chihuahuas (yes, really), an in-depth look at what mutts are made of, why breeds come in different shapes and sizes and a look at the world's funniest dogs.

[01/06/16 - 04:17 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Joins National Geographic Photojournalists on Mission Critical Assignments Around the World
Join legendary big cat photographer Steve Winter as he ventures deep into the beating heart of Mumbai to capture extraordinary imagery of leopards caught in the center of the most crowded city on the planet in the premiere episode.

[01/06/16 - 04:16 PM]
Nat Geo WILD's New Series "Animal Storm Squad" Is on a Mission to Save Animals Caught in Natural Disasters
Led by Karissa Hadden, a veterinary assistant and founder of an animal rescue charity, each episode follows the team as it prepares for a mission into a disaster zone.

[01/06/16 - 04:15 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Offers Viewers a Passport to the Planet from the Comforts of Their Own Home in New Episodes of "Destination Wild"
Highlights include four impressive three-hour specials from esteemed production teams at the BBC Natural History Unit and other trailblazers in wildlife entertainment.

[01/06/16 - 04:14 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Partners with Nat Geo Kids to Create Nat Geo WILDKiDS Programming Block
Spearheading the line-up will be two original productions from emerging talent within the WILD family.

[01/06/16 - 04:13 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Announces "Pet Talk," First Prime-Time Talk Show for Pet Owners!
Tina Olivieri, Courtney Campbell, David Mizejewski and Andre Millan co-host the series, premiering Friday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/06/16 - 04:12 PM]
Cesar Millan Helps Comedian Jerry Seinfeld Win Over His Toughest Crowd - Pet Dachschunds, Jose & Foxy - In the Third Season Premiere of "Cesar 911"
The Nat Geo WILD original series returns Friday, February 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/06/16 - 04:11 PM]
In National Geographic Channel's New Series "Mygrations," 20 Elite Men and Women Brave Harsh Elements, Deadly Predators and Each Other as They Attempt to Endure Africa's Grueling Wildebeest Migration
The series follows a team of 20 men and women in a feat that has never been attempted, as they set out on foot, unarmed and without a map or compass, to follow in the footsteps of the wildebeests.

[01/06/16 - 04:10 PM]
National Geographic Channel Dives Into History on a Quest to Re-Define Generation X Through New Looks at Classic Footage and Original Interviews with Familiar Gen X-ers
National Geographic Channel's new series "Generation X," narrated by Christian Slater, premieres Sunday, February 14 at 10:00/9:00c following the new season premiere of "Brain Games."

[01/06/16 - 04:09 PM]
National Geographic Channel Follows Two Adventurers as They Embark on an Ancestral Journey Across the World in "The Great Human Race"
The series follows two experts on a mission to retrace a migratory route of our ancestors, from the where man first walked the Earth, all the way to North America.

[01/06/16 - 04:08 PM]
National Geographic Channel Powers Up a New Season of "Brain Games," A Visually Provocative Journey Filled with Mind-Bending Experiments and Games Set to Ignite Your Imagination
The series returns with six new hour-long episodes premiering Sunday, February 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/06/16 - 04:07 PM]
National Geographic Channel Celebrates 15 Years of Science, Adventure and Exploration
Across NGC's social media platforms, NGC will also share 15 years of snapshots in the history of the network with photo galleries, videos, and timelines.

[01/06/16 - 04:06 PM]
From the Producers of Critically Acclaimed Series "Locked Up Abroad," New Series "No Man Left Behind" Sheds Light on the Modern War Heroes, Stranded in Enemy Territory, Who Took Survival Into Their Own Hands
The series produced by Raw TV, will premiere in spring 2016 on National Geographic Channel in 171 countries in 45 languages.

[01/06/16 - 04:05 PM]
National Geographic Channel's Acclaimed Series "Explorer" Embeds on the Front Lines of the War Against ISIS in Iraq, And with a Militia Threatening Africa's Oldest National Park
In the coming months, "Explorer" embeds with writer Neil Shea on the front lines of the battle to keep ISIS out of Kurdistan, a liberal bastion in a region awash with extremism.

[01/06/16 - 04:04 PM]
National Geographic Channel Teams with World of Wonder to Uncover How Sex Is Changing the World in New Global Series "Original Sin"
The six-part series will explore how sex has shed many of its taboos to increasingly permeate contemporary cultures all over the world, and how this new era of exploration is shaping our lives.

[01/06/16 - 04:03 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Development Deal with DNA Films and FX Productions for Scripted Series "Blood Ivory" (WT)
Prolific television writer Joshua Brand ("The Americans") has been tapped to write the pilot script.

[01/06/16 - 04:02 PM]
National Geographic Channel, Darren Aronofsky's Protozoa Pictures and Jane Root's Nutopia Embark on Cinematic Film Event Series, "One Strange Rock"
This ambitious project, now in preproduction, will film for 100 weeks around the world and in outer space.

[01/06/16 - 04:01 PM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Season Three of Emmy(R)-Nominated Series "StarTalk," Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Season three guests will include U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, two-time Olympic gold medalist Hope Solo, actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik and "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman, to name a few.

[01/06/16 - 03:16 PM]
Hallmark Channel's First Annual "Winterfest" Programming Event Kicks Off to a Sizzling Start
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of December 28-January 3.

[01/06/16 - 03:05 PM]
Hulu Acquires Exclusive SVOD Rights to "UnREAL"
All episodes of season one will become available to stream through Hulu's No Commercial and Limited Commercials plan beginning February 3.

[01/06/16 - 02:02 PM]
History(R) Premieres New Series "Join or Die with Craig Ferguson" on Thursday, February 18 at 11PM ET/PT
Judd Apatow, Jason Biggs, Jack Black, Julie Bowen, Courtney Cox, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Jay Leno, Joel McHale and Elijah Wood are among the celebrity guests.

[01/06/16 - 02:00 PM]
Hulu Picks Up "Chance"
Golden Globe(R)-winning actor, Hugh Laurie will star as Eldon Chance, a San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist.

[01/06/16 - 01:59 PM]
Lifetime's "UnREAL" Preps for Season Two Summer Launch
Starring Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer as producers Rachel Goldberg and Quinn King, season two stirs up the controversy when Everlasting casts its first-ever African American suitor.

[01/06/16 - 01:54 PM]
Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Sits Down for Exclusive Interview in a Special Edition of "The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet" Airing January 13
The special unveils a discussion between de Cadenet and Clinton about her childhood, life as a grandmother and her passions driving her decision to run for President of the United States.

[01/06/16 - 01:39 PM]
History(R) Orders Military Drama Series "Six"
Inspired by current events, the series will be produced by A+E Studios, Harvey Weinstein and The Weinstein Company in association with Academy Award(R) nominee William Broyles and David Broyles.

[01/06/16 - 01:16 PM]
A&E Network Renews Original Docu-Series "Born This Way"
Since its December 8 premiere, the series has shown steady growth across all demos, with adults 25-54 and total viewers up 83% and adults 18-49 up 72%.

[01/06/16 - 12:48 PM]
A&E Network's "Bates Motel" and New Original Drama Series "Damien" to Premiere on Monday, March 7 at 9PM and 10PM ET/PT
"Damien," follows the adult life of Damien Thorn, the mysterious child from the 1976 horror film, The Omen, who has grown up seemingly unaware of the satanic forces around him.

[01/06/16 - 12:47 PM]
Bryshere "Yazz" Gray, Anthony Hamilton, Malcom Jamal Warner, Tasha Page Lockhart and Brian Courtney Wilson Added to the Celebration of Gospel 2016 Line Up
Hosted by Taraji P. Henson, "Celebration of Gospel" tapes Saturday, January 9 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, CA and premieres Sunday, January 31.

[01/06/16 - 12:24 PM]
A&E Network Partners with Jake Gyllenhaal's Nine Stories Productions to Develop Anthology Series from A+E Studios
The anthology will explore the world of a different major American cult persona and the provocative nature of belief each season.

[01/06/16 - 11:53 AM]
VH1 Original Movie "The Breaks" Scores 2.6 Million Total Viewers on Monday Night
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, January 4.

[01/06/16 - 11:49 AM]
HBO Renews Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Girls," Created by and Starring Lena Dunham, For Sixth and Final Season, To Begin in 2017
Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner, Lena Dunham, Ilene S. Landress, Murray Miller and Bruce Eric Kaplan executive produce the series.

[01/06/16 - 10:53 AM]
"Not Safe with Nikki Glaser" Premieres Tuesday, February 9 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central(R)
And for fans that can't get enough of Glaser, her first one-hour original stand-up special "Nikki Glaser: Perfect" will premiere on April 9.

[01/06/16 - 10:52 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Gives "Broad City" Multi-Season Renewal for the Series' Fourth and Fifth Seasons
The third season is set to premiere 10 all-new episodes beginning on Wednesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/06/16 - 10:51 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Renews "Inside Amy Schumer" for a Fifth Season
"We are so excited to get picked up," said Schumer. "I've gotten picked up many times, but this time feels the best."

[01/06/16 - 10:50 AM]
Comedy Central(R) Greenlights "Time Traveling Bong," A Three-Episode Limited Series from "Broad City's" Ilana Glazer, Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs
The three-episode limited series takes viewers on a wild ride through an otherworldly experience and is set to premiere on April 20.

[01/06/16 - 10:34 AM]
Nickelodeon Debuts "The HALO Effect," New Pro-Social Docu-Series, Monday, Jan. 18, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Airing monthly on Nickelodeon, the series is hosted by Sydney Park and produced by Nick Cannon's NCredible Entertainment and Morgan Spurlock's Warrior Poets.

[01/06/16 - 10:30 AM]
Boyz II Men to Appear as Teen Angel on "Grease: Live" Airing Sunday, Jan. 31 @ 7/6c on FOX
Said group made the announcement about their cameo via Twitter.

[01/06/16 - 10:22 AM]
History(R) Greenlights Original Drama Series "Knightfall" from A+E Studios, Jeremy Renner's The Combine and Midnight Radio
It is expected that Renner will guest star in Knightfall, with additional cast and production details to be announced.

[01/06/16 - 10:21 AM]
TV Land's Must-Watch Irresistible Comedy "Younger" from Darren Star Renewed for Season Three
The news comes before the comedy has even begun airing its second season, which is set to start on Wednesday, January 13.

[01/06/16 - 09:59 AM]
TV Land Orders Pilot "Nobodies," With Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Executive Producing, Guest Starring and Directing
The project is written by Groundlings alums Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf and Rachel Ramras.

[01/06/16 - 09:58 AM]
Netflix Is Now Available Around the World
Netflix launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world.

[01/06/16 - 09:42 AM]
Video: First Look at "The Crown" and "The Get Down"
This morning at CES, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos premiered two First Look videos at upcoming Netflix original series.

[01/06/16 - 09:14 AM]
"House of Lies" Heads to Havana!
Filming in and around Havana, the episode will mark the first time an American scripted series will be shot in the country since the U.S. and Cuba restored diplomatic relations last summer.

[01/06/16 - 09:00 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans" post big gains from their previous originals among adults 18-49.

[01/06/16 - 07:30 AM]
Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern Continues His Culinary Tour for Third Season of "Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations"
Hosted by James Beard Award-winning chef and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern, the third season returns with 14 all-new half-hour episodes, plus six hour-long episodes, highlighting not-to-be-missed foods that define a location.

[01/06/16 - 07:13 AM]
ION Television Renews Original Drama Series "Saving Hope" for a Fifth Season
Additionally, the second season of the program will premiere on the network on Tuesday, January 12 at 11:00/10:00c with a two-hour block of new episodes.

[01/06/16 - 06:31 AM]
Netflix to Premiere Special Correspondents, A Feature Film Starring Golden Globes Host and Creator of "The Office" Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana on April 29, 2016
The film also stars Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak, America Ferrera, Raúl Castillo and Benjamin Bratt.







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[12/18/18 - 11:09 AM]
Investigation Discovery Puts the "New" in New Year with "ID's Premiere New Year" Special Marathon
The lineup includes series premieres of "Deadly Secrets," "Killing Time," "American Nightmare," and "Hometown Homicide."

[12/18/18 - 11:04 AM]
Conan O'Brien Debuts New 30-Minute Format Show Starting January 22, Ushering in a New Era of Multi-Platform Comedy with Team Coco
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[12/18/18 - 11:04 AM]
Cooking Channel Showcases the Best Meals on Wheels in New Series "Food Truck Nation"
Chef and food truck aficionado Brad Miller takes viewers on a journey to find the latest and greatest food trucks in the new series.

[12/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
Renowned Actor and Producer George Takei Joins AMC's Anthology Series "The Terror" as Consultant and Series Regular
Additional casting includes Kiki Sukezane, Miki Ishikawa, Shingo Usami and Naoko Mori.

[12/18/18 - 10:09 AM]
VH1's New Series "Grown & Sexy" Premieres Friday, January 4th
The talking-head style series will feature irreverent commentary and sketches from today's top celebrities and comedians.

[12/18/18 - 10:04 AM]
Hulu's 2019 Winter Programming Slate
Newly announced: Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloe Sevigny, AnnaSophia Robb and Calum Worthy star in "The Act," premiering Wednesday, March 20.

[12/18/18 - 10:00 AM]
NBC Announces Midseason Premiere Dates for Four Returning and Two New Series
Look for new dramas "The Enemy Within" (Monday, February 25) and "The Village" (Tuesday, March 12) in the coming months.

[12/18/18 - 09:54 AM]
New Season of "Kindred Spirits" Featuring Powerhouse Paranormal Investigators, Amy Bruni and Adam Berry, Premieres on Travel Channel with All-New Haunted Stories
In season three, Bruni and Berry enter America's darkest locations demanding answers to the most chilling, haunted mysteries.

[12/18/18 - 09:01 AM]
A&E Chronicles the Journey of a 28-Year-Old Mother of Two Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder in "Many Sides of Jane"
"Many Sides of Jane" premieres on Tuesday, January 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/18/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Van Helsing" Renewed for Fourth Season by Syfy
Jonathan Walker will serve as showrunner for the new season.

[12/18/18 - 08:57 AM]
Award-Winning Science Channel Series Returns to Shed More Light on the Cosmos - "How the Universe Works" Premiering January 8 at 10PM ET/PT
Science Channel's longest-running and most popular space series is rocketing back after the new year to shed new light on a host of new celestial mysteries.

[12/18/18 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Cruise to Victory
The Peacock easily takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/18/18 - 07:41 AM]
Saints-Panthers on ESPN Delivers Second-Best "Monday Night Football" Overnight Rating of the Season and Is Up 40 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 17.

[12/18/18 - 07:00 AM]
"Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" Conjures Up New Episodes
Netflix has ordered 16 more episodes of "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," which will air in two parts (parts 3 & 4).

[12/18/18 - 05:02 AM]
If It's Saturday, It's Hallmark! Hallmark Channel Kicks Off 2019 with "Winterfest" Featuring Five New Winter-Themed Movie Premieres in January
The event kicks-off with "Winter Castle" (Saturday, January 5, 8 p.m. ET/PT).