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[01/12/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 12
Updates include: CBS confirms end of "Mike & Molly"; "The Good Wife" creators to exit after current season; and Courteney Cox signs onto potential FOX comedy project.

[01/12/16 - 05:19 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at "Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall"
An illuminating portrait on how an earnest, passionate, hard-working young man becomes the "King of Pop," the film will make its world television premiere on Friday, February 5.

[01/12/16 - 05:18 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up New Comedy "I'm Dying Up Here" to Series
Set in L.A.'s celebrated, infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s, during which the careers of many of the comedy superstars began, the series delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that are required to stand alone in front of an audience and make them laugh.

[01/12/16 - 05:17 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Its New Docuseries "Dark Net"
Produced and developed by cutting edge media and technology company, Vocativ, the revelatory docuseries will explore the dangers of the internet's unregulated underbelly known as the deep web.

[01/12/16 - 05:16 PM]
Showtime(R) Releases Key Art for New Comedy "Dice"
The series also stars Kevin Corrigan with guest stars Natasha Leggero, Lorraine Bracco, Adrien Brody, Michael Rapaport, Wayne Newton, Criss Angel and Rita Rudner.

[01/12/16 - 05:15 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Spring Premiere Dates for "House of Lies" and "Penny Dreadful"
The former premieres Sunday, April 10 while the latter is due on Sunday, May 1.

[01/12/16 - 05:14 PM]
Hit Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Shameless" Gets Seventh Season Pick-Up
The network's highest-rated comedy series received a 12-episode order, with production on season seven starting later this year.

[01/12/16 - 04:46 PM]
Additional Cast of Disney Junior's Animated Series "Elena of Avalor" Announced
As previously announced, the series will follow Elena (voiced by Aimee Carrero), a 16-year-old ascendant to the throne of the fairytale kingdom of Avalor.

[01/12/16 - 03:04 PM]
Howie Mandel, Mel B and Heidi Klum Return as Judges for New Season of "America's Got Talent" Joining Previously Announced Judge Simon Cowell
Nick Cannon will again assume hosting duties as the show returns to Los Angeles for its live performance and results shows and heads into a milestone second decade on the air.

[01/12/16 - 02:47 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces Jim Jarmusch's Paterson to be Next Amazon Original Movie
Adam Driver and Golshifteh Farahani star in the project, which recently completed principal photography in New Jersey and New York and will debut exclusively in theaters in 2016.

[01/12/16 - 02:19 PM]
Production Begins on Freeform's New Scripted Comedy "Nicki"
Whoopi Goldberg and J.B. Smoove will guest star in the first episode.

[01/12/16 - 02:15 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Latest Original Premiere Makes Network #1 Among Household and Total Viewer Delivery in Saturday Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/16 - 01:30 PM]
HBO Sports(R) and IMG Announce New Series "Gonzaga: The March to Madness," Debuting Feb. 16, Exclusively on HBO
The finale debuts March 15, the first day of the 2016 NCAA Men's Championship Tournament.

[01/12/16 - 01:00 PM]
MTV's "The Shannara Chronicles" Premiere Reaches 7.5 Million Total Viewers, Leaps +71% in L+3 Ratings
MTV further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/12/16 - 12:46 PM]
HGTV Ranks as a Top Five Cable Net Among P25-54 Audiences the Week of January 4
HGTV spins the numbers for the week of January 4-10.

[01/12/16 - 12:35 PM]
Velocity and Discovery Channel Kick 2016 Into High Gear with Barrett-Jackson Live, 37 Hours of Live Coverage from the 45th Annual Scottsdale Auction
More than 1,400 of the collector car world's most impressive vehicles are expected to cross the block during Velocity's daily coverage beginning Tuesday, January 26 through Sunday, January 31.

[01/12/16 - 11:32 AM]
Sen. Rand Paul to Make First Appearance on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Tomorrow, January 13 at 11 p.m.
Previous Presidential candidates who have appeared on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" include Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) and former Governor Martin O'Malley (D-MD).

[01/12/16 - 10:55 AM]
WGN America Partners with The Blackhouse Foundation During the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Celebration of "Underground"
The exclusive "clips and conversation" panel event will feature "Underground" executive producer John Legend, along with the cast and creative team from the hotly anticipated escape thriller.

[01/12/16 - 10:52 AM]
CBSN, The 24/7, Digital Streaming Network from CBS News, Launches "CBSN Originals"
The first CBSN Original features Vladimir Duthiers' report from the volatile suburbs of Paris and Brussels that investigators believe were the crucible for November's terrorist attack.

[01/12/16 - 10:31 AM]
CBS Announces Programming Schedule for Super Bowl 50 Sunday
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the action, marking their fourth time calling the game together.

[01/12/16 - 09:38 AM]
Ted Danson and Kristen Bell Join Cast of Michael Schur's New NBC Comedy "Good Place"
Bell plays Eleanor, a woman from New Jersey who comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person.

[01/12/16 - 09:35 AM]
National Geographic Channel Marks 30th Anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster with a Powerful Special Culled from Rarely Seen Footage
"Challenger Disaster: Lost Tapes" premieres Monday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[01/12/16 - 09:26 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Drops the Mic - Shatters Ratings Records for Spike
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/12/16 - 09:07 AM]
CBS Dominates the Most-Watched List in Era of "Peak TV"
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/12/16 - 09:05 AM]
CBS's Primetime Lineup Delivers More Viewers Than 15 Years Ago
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[01/12/16 - 09:03 AM]
Amy Schumer to Receive "Critics' Choice MVP Award" at the "21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards"
The "21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards" will be hosted by actor/comedian T.J. Miller and broadcast live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E, Lifetime and LMN on Sunday, January 17.

[01/12/16 - 09:00 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Sparks Adults 18-49 Victory for ABC
The Alphabet's reality franchise however is down nearly 14% from last week's premiere.

[01/12/16 - 08:38 AM]
"Superstore" Finishes Within 12% of Last Week's Premiere
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/16 - 08:24 AM]
"The Bachelor" Is Monday's No. 1 Series in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and All Key Women Demos for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/16 - 08:21 AM]
Bravo Media Launches Bold New Lifestyle Destinations on BravoTV.com
"The Feast," is the first initiative to kick off tapping into fans' appetites for food-based content and building on the success of The Daily Dish, the network's pop culture blog, which has garnered triple-digit growth over the past year.

[01/12/16 - 08:14 AM]
College Football Playoff National Championship: ESPN's Third Highest Overnight Ever across All Sports; WatchESPN Sets New Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 11.

[01/12/16 - 08:05 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Captures NBC's Third-Biggest L+3 Viewer Increase Ever for a Series Premiere
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/12/16 - 07:00 AM]
Pop and Lionsgate Start Production on "Traci From Nightcap" (Working Title), A 10-Episode, Original Scripted Comedy Series Starring Ali Wentworth
The comedy series features the hilarity that ensues behind-the-scenes of a fictitious late night talk show, entitled "The Nightcap With Jimmy."

[01/12/16 - 06:36 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Initial Lineup for The 33rd Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles
Already on tap are FX's "American Horror Story: Hotel"; ABC's "black-ish"; FOX's "Empire"; Starz's "Power"; and FOX's "Scream Queens."

[01/12/16 - 06:34 AM]
CNBC in Primetime Breaks New Records in 2015
Building on that success and momentum, CNBC is expanding its programming slate adding two new original primetime series to the lineup: "Billion Dollar Buyer" and "Follow the Leader."

[01/12/16 - 06:03 AM]
Freeform Launches Its Newly Redesigned, Next-Generation Network Streaming App
The updated look, feel, and user experience further blends the network's dynamic shows with relevant social content innate to its "Becomer" audience.

[01/11/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 11
Updates include: ABC greenlights two comedy pilots, confirms "Marvel's Most Wanted"; FOX grants "In Time" a pilot order; Bill Hader to "Barry" for HBO.

[01/11/16 - 05:35 PM]
The CW Extends "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Premiere by Nearly Three Minutes
The season premiere of "The 100" will follow in its entirety on said night, Thursday, January 21.

[01/11/16 - 04:36 PM]
Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee to Join Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs for Oscars(R) Nominations
The special two-part live news conference is set for Thursday, January 14 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

[01/11/16 - 03:51 PM]
"One Day at a Time" Is Coming to Netflix
Mike Royce and Gloria Calderon Kellett are behind the reimagining of the Norman Lear classic, centering on a Cuban-American family.

[01/11/16 - 03:05 PM]
Disney XD Delivers Near Record Primetime Ratings in 2015
Disney XD spins the numbers for 2015.

[01/11/16 - 02:28 PM]
Discovery Channel's First-Ever True Crime Series "Killing Fields" Debuts as Network's Most-Watched Tuesday New Series Since "Alaskan Bush People"
Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 5.

[01/11/16 - 01:43 PM]
"Supergirl" Casts DC Comics Characters Indigo and Master Jailer
"Smallville" alum Laura Vandervoort will play the former while Jeff Branson is set as the latter.

[01/11/16 - 01:22 PM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Golden Globe Awards" Scores Year Over Year Growth Among P18-49 and W18-49
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 10.

[01/11/16 - 12:47 PM]
FOX NFL Wild Card Match-Up Is TV's Top Program Since 2015 Super Bowl
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 10.

[01/11/16 - 12:45 PM]
Video: Watch the First Minute of the All-New Event Series "The X-Files"
Said tease comes in advance of the show's two-night premiere on Sunday, January 24 and Monday, January 25.

[01/11/16 - 12:41 PM]
Series Ratings Highs on FXX for Season Premieres of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "Man Seeking Woman"
FXX further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 6.

[01/11/16 - 12:30 PM]
Pop Teams Up with Executive Producer John Legend's Get Lifted Film Co. and Sharp Entertainment for a Second Season of "Sing It On"
This season follows five new collegiate a cappella teams competing in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA).

[01/11/16 - 11:45 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: "American Idol" Posts Best Premiere Versus Premiere Retention in 6 Years
FOX further spins the numbers for January 4-6.

[01/11/16 - 11:25 AM]
Showtime(R) Will Be Available to Over 70 Million Homes for a Free Preview Weekend Starting on Saturday, January 16
Said preview, which runs through Monday, January 18, coincides with the launch of new drama "Billions" this Sunday.







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[10/15/18 - 09:16 AM]
Ben Aldridge Set to Star in "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
He'll play Thomas Wayne opposite the just-announced Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth.

[10/15/18 - 09:03 AM]
James Purefoy Joins Matthew Goode in Season Two of "The Wine Show" - Premiering on Ovation TV November 15
From their beautiful new villa in France, Purefoy and Goode set off on a new challenge in every episode, uncovering some of the best wines in the world, and telling the stories that surround them.

[10/15/18 - 09:02 AM]
Ann Curry to Anchor and Executive Produce Turner's Groundbreaking Medical Series "M.D. Live" (Working Title) from Lionsgate Television
The two-hour weekly, multiplatform event airing over 10 weeks is set to premiere in 2019.

[10/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/15/18 - 07:48 AM]
Jack Bannon Set to Star in Title Role of "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
The series follows Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who's not yet Bruce's father, in 1960s London.

[10/15/18 - 05:08 AM]
BBC One and Netflix Team Up to Co-Produce Dracula from Sherlock Producers Hartswood Films
The three-part mini-series is written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and inspired by Bram Stoker's classic novel.

[10/14/18 - 04:30 PM]
The CW Network Launches #CWOpenToAll, Proclaiming the Network's Commitment to Representation and Inclusion
"We think this campaign really captures the spirit and mission of The CW and why our fans come to us," said Mark Pedowitz.

[10/14/18 - 04:04 PM]
"Breeders" Ordered to Series at FX - New Comedy Starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard Takes a Modern Day Look at Parenthood
The 10-episode first season will premiere on FX in 2020.

[10/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 07:49 AM]
College Football Week 7: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Up an Impressive 57% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network take home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/12/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 12
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Marvel's Iron Fist" after two seasons; Danny Trejo to star in ABC's "Food & Familia"; and FOX extends "Lethal Weapon" by two episodes, with Damon Wayans.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 12:32 PM]
"Momentum Generation," Chronicling the Extraordinary Experiences of a Band of Youthful Surfers Who Transformed the Sport, Debuts Tuesday, Dec. 11 on HBO
HBO Sports takes a deep dive into the fascinating, constantly evolving world of surfing, exploring how a group of dedicated teenagers changed the sport and its culture in the 1990s.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.