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[01/08/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 8
Updates include: "Arrested Development" creator Mitch Hurwitz teases fifth season; Sherilyn Fenn on track to return for Showtime's "Twin Peaks"; and Juan Pablo Raba tapped as one of History's "Six."

[01/08/16 - 03:26 PM]
SundanceTV Announces Co-Production Partnership on BBC One, Fifty Fathoms and Keshet UK Family Drama Series "The A-Word" from Keshet International
The six-episode, one-hour drama will premiere on SundanceTV at a date (to be announced) following the BBC premiere in spring 2016.

[01/08/16 - 03:25 PM]
Peabody Award-Winning "Rectify," SundanceTV's First Original Series, To Return for Its Fourth and Final Season in Fall 2016
"Rectify" has garnered an outpouring of critical acclaim and a steadfast cult audience, along with a 2015 Peabody Award, a Writers Guild Award nomination and five Critics' Choice TV Award nominations, among many other accolades.

[01/08/16 - 03:24 PM]
SundanceTV Announces Premiere Dates for Q1 and Q2 '16, Designating Wednesdays as Its Night for Original Programming
Said projects include "Hap and Leonard" (March 2), "The Last Panthers" (April 13) and "Rebellion" (April 24).

[01/08/16 - 03:23 PM]
AMC Announces Straight-to-Series Order for "The Son," Based on the Acclaimed Novel by Philipp Meyer
The series is a multi-generational epic telling of the story of America's birth as a superpower through the bloody rise of one Texas family.

[01/08/16 - 03:22 PM]
AMC Original Series "Feed the Beast" (Formerly "Broke") to Begin Production in New York City in February 2016
"Feed the Beast" is a drama about two best friends who take one last shot at their dream of opening a restaurant.

[01/08/16 - 03:21 PM]
AMC Announces 2016 Spring Series Premieres and Releases First-Look Photos
Newly announced dates include "Fear the Walking Dead" (Sunday, April 10), "The Night Manager" (Tuesday, April 19) and "Turn: Washington's Spies" (Monday, April 25).

[01/08/16 - 02:26 PM]
Star-Studded Premiere of TLC's "Long Island Medium" Brings in 2.6M P2+ Viewers
TLC further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/08/16 - 01:35 PM]
In 2016, WGN America Premieres Two Highly-Anticipated Scripted Series, "Outsiders" and "Underground," Commercial Free
Look for said newcomers on Tuesday, January 26 and Wednesday, March 9, respectively.

[01/08/16 - 12:08 PM]
"Bad Jubies" Premieres Thursday, January 14 on Cartoon Network!
Kirsten Lepore directed the installment, "Adventure Time's" first-ever stop motion episode.

[01/08/16 - 12:02 PM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" and Panda Express Restaurants Announce Exclusive Partnership to Celebrate Chinese New Year
Panda Express restaurants across the country will display special branded "Fresh Off the Boat" Chinese New Year Posters and table tents featuring the Huangs.

[01/08/16 - 12:01 PM]
BBC America Announces Greenlight of New Original Scripted Series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
The straight to series order includes eight one-hour episodes.

[01/08/16 - 12:00 PM]
BBC America TCA Announcements Include a "Doctor Who" Spin-Off Series, A High-Octane Thriller and a Special Starring Pop Icon Adele
"Class," a companion for hit series "Doctor Who," from American young adult writer Patrick Ness, will be co-produced by the network.

[01/08/16 - 11:25 AM]
Starz Original Limited Series "The Girlfriend Experience" to Premiere Sunday, April 10th
All 13 half-hour episodes will also be made available simultaneously for Starz subscribers on Starz Play and Starz on Demand, in the U.S.

[01/08/16 - 11:04 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Video Content from "Black Sails" and "Outlander," Premiere Date and Video from "The Girlfriend Experience"
Plus: check out the official key art image from the first Starz original movie "The Dresser" premiering in Summer 2016.

[01/08/16 - 10:46 AM]
Food Network's "All-Star Academy" Is Back in Session on Sunday, February 14th at 10PM ET/PT
During the eight-episode season, each star chef leads a team of students in amped up, school-themed food lessons to elevate their cooking skills.

[01/08/16 - 10:12 AM]
"LEGO NEXO Knights" Premieres Monday, January 11 at 5:30 P.M. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network
The adventure/comedy series will be seen on Cartoon Network globally in the weeks to come.

[01/08/16 - 10:11 AM]
Baby Changes Everything on New TLC Series "Rattled"
Executive Produced by Flower Films' Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen, the new series premieres Tuesday, February 2.

[01/08/16 - 10:11 AM]
Celebrity Presenters and Musical Performance Added to "The World Dog Awards" Hosted by George Lopez, Airing January 14 on The CW
Kirstin Maldonado from the Grammy Award winning group Pentatonix will perform the song "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" live onstage in honor of Toto.

[01/08/16 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces More Spring Premiere Dates
New drama "Rush Hour" will premiere Thursday, March 31 while "Elementary" shifts to Sundays at 10:00/9:00c beginning March 20.

[01/08/16 - 10:00 AM]
Jeffrey Donavan to Star in "Shut Eye"
Donovan will portray Charlie Haverford, a failed magician who now works as a psychic/conman overseeing a number of fortune telling parlors in Los Angeles.

[01/08/16 - 09:43 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and "The Royals" Deliver Season Highs on Sunday, January 3
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, January 3.

[01/08/16 - 09:18 AM]
Starz Expands Diverse Programming with Development of "Santeria" from Cuban Writer/Director Alejandro Brugues
Eduardo Sanchez will executive produce and direct with Gregg Hale serving as executive producer for the supernatural series.

[01/08/16 - 09:17 AM]
Starz Developing Latino Series "Pour Vida" Set in East LA
"Pour Vida" follows twin sisters, Brook and Lyn Hernandez, who inherit an East LA building from their recently deceased aunt who raised them.

[01/08/16 - 09:16 AM]
Starz in Development to Co-Produce Original Series "Maleficio" with Televisa USA
The Starz and Televisa USA co-production is based on the popular Mexican production "El Maleficio," which originally aired in 1983-84 with 320 episodes to become one of the most successful telenovelas of all time.

[01/08/16 - 09:15 AM]
Final Presenters Announced for The 73rd Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
Ricky Gervais returns for the fourth time to host the ceremony airing this Sunday, January 10, live coast to coast on NBC.

[01/08/16 - 09:13 AM]
"Five Day Flip" Joins HGTV Programming Lineup on Feb. 4
The series will feature expert renovator and series host Cherie Barber as she spots outdated homes that need cosmetic improvement, beautifies them and then flips the newly polished property in just five days.

[01/08/16 - 09:07 AM]
Season Five of "Project Runway All Stars" Returns with Alyssa Milano, Isaac Mizrahi, Georgina Chapman and Zanna Roberts Rassi on February 11
Joining the judges to weigh in on who should win are musicians Ke$ha, Boy George, Little Big Town and actresses Debra Messing, Vanessa Hudgens, Megan Hilty and Debi Mazar.

[01/08/16 - 08:50 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Sparks Victory for FOX
Plus: NBC gets a boost with the launch of "Shades of Blue" at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/08/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Beyond the Tank" Boosts Its Hour Year to Year by Double Digits in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/08/16 - 08:28 AM]
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions' "The Magicians" Available Online and On Demand Starting January 8
Additionally, Michael Cassidy, Spencer Garrett, David Call, Kacey Rohl, Tembi Locke and Hiro Kanagawa will all appear in recurring guest roles over the course of the first season.

[01/08/16 - 08:13 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Is NBC's Most-Watched Thursday Debut in Nearly Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/08/16 - 06:20 AM]
El Rey Network Invades Your Weekend with Alien Classics "V: The Original Miniseries" and "V: The Final Battle" Marathon on Saturday, January 9 at 10AM ET/PT
Plus: the 2009 series remake "V" begins its primetime run with three hours of back-to-back episodes every Tuesday, beginning Tuesday, January 12.

[01/07/16 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 7
Updates include: TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" to end after seven seasons; HBO to move forward with "Deadwood" revival; and ABC, NBC confirm first broadcast pilot orders of 2016.

[01/07/16 - 03:45 PM]
HBO Films' "All the Way," With Tony Winner Bryan Cranston Reprising His Role as President Lyndon B. Johnson, Debuts This May on HBO
Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Bradley Whitford And Frank Langella co-star in the original movie.

[01/07/16 - 03:44 PM]
Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce and Greg Kinnear Star in HBO Films' "Confirmation," The Story of the Explosive Clarence Thomas Supreme Court Nomination Hearings, Debuting in April
Jeffrey Wright, Eric Stonestreet and Jennifer Hudson also star in the project, from director Rick Famuyiwa.

[01/07/16 - 03:43 PM]
Gloria Vanderbilt Tells the Story of Her Remarkable Life in the Poignant Documentary "Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt & Anderson Cooper," Debuting April 9, Exclusively on HBO
The exclusive presentation debuts following its premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival on January 23.

[01/07/16 - 03:41 PM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the First Half of 2016
"Jim: The James Foley Story" will kick things off on February 6.

[01/07/16 - 03:39 PM]
Tony, Grammy and Emmy(R) Winner Audra McDonald Brings Her Acclaimed Performance in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" to HBO; Special Debuts March 12
Originally written for off-Broadway by Lanie Roberston in 1987, the project tells Holiday's life story through the songs that made her famous.

[01/07/16 - 03:37 PM]
HBO Drama Series "Vinyl," From Executive Producers Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, Debuts Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
The series stars two-time Emmy(R) winner Bobby Cannavale, SAG Award nominee Olivia Wilde and multiple Emmy(R) winner Ray Romano.

[01/07/16 - 03:34 PM]
"Game of Thrones," "Silicon Valley," "Veep" Begin New Seasons April 24
All three series will return with new 10-episode seasons.

[01/07/16 - 02:01 PM]
"Undateable" Is Back - The Live Comedy Returns with New Episodes and Musical Guests Backstreet Boys, Weezer and Charlie Puth
This season's musical guests have also included Nico and Vinz, Kodaline, Saint Motel, Meghan Trainor, American Authors, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and Alessia Cara.

[01/07/16 - 01:35 PM]
Get Away on the Ultimate Culinary Adventure on Food Network's "Guy & Hunter's European Vacation"
The first of five half-hour long episodes premieres Friday, February 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/16 - 01:10 PM]
All New Season of "Outrageous Acts of Science" Returns to Science Channel on January 9 at 9PM
With hundreds of new viral videos featuring stunts that manage to boggle the minds of even our esteemed physicists and engineers- this season promises to keep dropping jaws.

[01/07/16 - 01:09 PM]
"NASA's Unexplained Files" Returns to Science Channel Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 10PM
Plus: Science Channel viewers will get a rare sneak peek at the all-new season on Sunday, February 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/07/16 - 01:08 PM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights Exclusive "Front Page" Special to Present Critical Details Surrounding Steven Avery Case Featured in Netflix Series "Making a Murderer"
From NBC News' Emmy Award-winning Peacock Productions, the special will be hosted by veteran journalist and "Dateline NBC" correspondent Keith Morrison.

[01/07/16 - 01:07 PM]
It's Complicated for TLC's "Single Dad Seeking..."
The series follows five single fathers working hard to raise their kids.

[01/07/16 - 01:06 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Telescope" Is a Provocative Look Inside the Making of the James Webb Space Telescope
The project premieres as part of Science Weekend on Saturday, February 20 at 9:00/8:00c exclusively on Discovery Channel.

[01/07/16 - 01:05 PM]
Investigation Discovery Presents "Hate in America" - A Timely New Documentary Series Delves into the Gripping Case Files of America's Leading Hate Crime Fighters at the Southern Poverty Law Center
The first installment, "The Klan on Trial," airs Monday, February 29 with subsequent premieres airing throughout 2016.

[01/07/16 - 01:04 PM]
Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker Joe Berlinger Teams with Investigation Discovery for New Series "Judgment Day: Prison or Parole?"
The three-part original series will premiere this spring on the cable channel.







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[01/20/18 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Keeps Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
"MacGyver" and "Hawaii Five-0" lead the night in adults 18-49, while "Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program.

[01/19/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 19
Updates include: FOX orders first wave of pilots; Netflix's "The Kominsky Method" fills out cast; and "The Flash's" Keiynan Lonsdale moves to "DC's Legends of Tomorrow."

[01/19/18 - 10:00 AM]
The Final Episodes of "Star Wars Rebels" Begin February 19 on Disney XD
The final episodes will unfold over three weeks, with two back-to-back episodes premiering every Monday night on Disney XD, until its epic 90-minute conclusion on Monday, March 5.

[01/19/18 - 09:59 AM]
Netflix Announces New Original Documentary Series Launching Winter/Spring 2018
"Flint Town" and "Wild Wild Country" will join the previously announced "Ugly Delicious," among others.

[01/19/18 - 09:24 AM]
Steve Harvey's "Steve" Renewed for Season Two
"Steve" has already been sold in 90% of the U.S. on NBC Owned Television Stations as well as leading station groups across the country including Sinclair and Hearst.

[01/19/18 - 09:23 AM]
Discovery's Street Outlaws Are Racing to a City Near You in the All-New Series "Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings"
A sneak peak airs Tuesday, February 27 at 10:00/9:00c and all-new episodes continue on Wednesday, March 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/19/18 - 08:17 AM]
Joel McHale Unveils New Weekly Series Coming to Netflix
"The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale" is a new, weekly half-hour topical series that takes a sharp, absurdist look at pop culture and news from across the globe.

[01/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition in Viewers, Demos
Plus: ABC and The CW's dramas return up from their fall finales.

[01/19/18 - 07:26 AM]
David Bromstad Helps Lottery Winners Hit the Real Estate Jackpot in New Season of HGTV's "My Lottery Dream Home"
The 14 fresh episodes will follow David as he and his instant-millionaire clients tour three spectacular properties to find the family their forever home.

[01/18/18 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 18
Updates include: Gabrielle Union-led "Bad Boys" spin-off gets pilot order from NBC; Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Catherine Dyer to visit FOX's "The Resident"; and Damon Lindelof renews overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.

[01/18/18 - 06:31 PM]
Freeform Sends Zoey Off to Sophomore Year with a Season 2 Order of "grown-ish"
The premiere boasted Freeform's highest debut for a comedy in nearly six years.

[01/18/18 - 05:01 PM]
Breaking News from Freeform's First-Ever Freeform Summit
The network reveals premiere dates for "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger," "The Bold Type" and "Famous in Love" and more!

[01/18/18 - 12:21 PM]
Video: "Brockmire" Returns to the Booth in the Big Easy - First Season 2 Teaser Released
In a first look, Jim Brockmire (Hank Azaria) arrives in New Orleans, seeking redemption while wallowing in excess and looking to get his once-legendary baseball broadcast career back on track.

[01/18/18 - 11:52 AM]
Video: A Series Inspired by the Greatest Corruption Scandal of All Time - "The Mechanism" Will Be Revealed on March 23
Get ready to join a small group of dogged investigators on the hunt to discover the inner workings of the biggest corruption scheme of all time and the impact their pursuit will have on everyone involved - including themselves.

[01/18/18 - 11:06 AM]
"Party of Five" Reboot from Sony Pictures Television, with Original Creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman, Lands Put Pilot Commitment at Freeform
The reboot will follow the five Buendias children as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.