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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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[10/29/20 - 02:01 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer and Poster Art for "My Psychedelic Love Story" from Oscar(R) Winning Director Errol Morris
The film is a psychedelic head trip crossed with a possible CIA conspiracy and wrapped in a fascinating love story told by the late Joanna Harcourt-Smith about her time with Timothy Leary.

[10/29/20 - 12:25 PM]
OWN Announces First-Look Deal with Holly Carter and Releve Entertainment, An All3Media America Company
The first project under the new deal includes an all-star holiday gospel music special, "Our OWN Christmas" set to air on Tuesday, December 1.

[10/29/20 - 12:01 PM]
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[10/29/20 - 12:00 PM]
IMDb TV and Amazon Studios Greenlights Judge Judy Sheindlin to Preside Over a New Court Program for a Free Streaming Audience
The Untitled Judge Judy Sheindlin Project will feature no-nonsense, expeditious Judge Sheindlin's signature adjudication style with a new array of cases, litigants and judgments.

[10/29/20 - 12:00 PM]
CBS All Access Renews "No Activity" for a Fourth Season
In a departure from previous seasons, the fourth season will feature all the fan favorite characters in animated form.

[10/29/20 - 11:39 AM]
Acorn TV's "My Life Is Murder" Starring Lucy Lawless to Return in 2021
The 10-episode series moves from Melbourne, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand and is currently in pre-production, starring Lucy Lawless alongside her season one cohort Ebony Vagulans.

[10/29/20 - 11:30 AM]
Nickeloden Announces All-New Midnight Society for Season Two of Beloved Horror Anthology Series, "Are You Afraid of the Dark?"
In season two (six episodes), this new group of kids tell a terrifying tale about a curse that has been cast over their small seaside town, haunted by an all-new villain named the Shadowman.

[10/29/20 - 11:08 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Returns with a Steamy Season on Sunday, December 6 at 8PM ET/PT
Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Porsha Williams, and Kenya Moore return this season.

[10/29/20 - 11:02 AM]
Awkwafina and Sandra Oh Star in Untitled Sister Comedy for Netflix
In the film, a lonely recluse's life is upended when her train wreck of a sister vows to mend their relationship by helping her fulfill her lifelong dream: to be a contestant on her favorite game show.

[10/29/20 - 10:17 AM]
Lark Voorhies to Make Special Appearance on "Saved by the Bell" Premiering Wednesday, Nov. 25 on Peacock
Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and Mario Lopez star in the new series, reprising their roles as Jessie Spano and A.C. Slater.

[10/29/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Additional Casting for "Why Women Kill" Season Two
They join previously announced cast members Allison Tolman and Nick Frost.

[10/29/20 - 09:30 AM]
The CW Network Sets Premiere Dates for New Season
Highlights include the return of "The Flash" and the premiere of "Superman & Lois" on Tuesday, February 23.

[10/29/20 - 09:30 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Acquires Drama Series "Tell Me Your Secrets," Psychological Thriller Starring Lily Rabe, Amy Brenneman, Hamish Linklater and Enrique Murciano
The 10-episode drama, originally shot for TNT, revolves around a trio of characters, each with a mysterious and troubling past.

[10/29/20 - 09:19 AM]
The Midseason Premiere of "Tyler Perry's Ruthless" Returns Thursday, November 26 on BET+
The one-hour drama will drop three episodes on its premiere date, with new episodes launching every Thursday on BET+.

[10/29/20 - 09:13 AM]
HBO Documentary "The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart," Spotlighting the Legendary Band, Debuts December 12
This film follows the Bee Gee's meteoric rise as they rode the highs of fame and fortune, negotiated the vagaries of the ever-shifting music business and navigated the complexities of working so intimately alongside family.