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[01/18/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 18
Updates include: Netflix reportedly eyeing "The Punisher" spin-off from Marvel; HBO's "Westworld" halts production to catch up on scripts; and Miranda Rae Mayo bound for NBC's "Chicago Fire."

[01/18/16 - 10:39 AM]
NBC News-YouTube Democratic Debate Seen by 12.5 Million People
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/18/16 - 10:24 AM]
PBS and National Geographic Channels International Commission Six-Part Series "Genius by Stephen Hawking"
In each episode, a different group of ordinary people will be challenged to think like the greatest scientific minds in history in order to solve some of humanity's most enduring questions.

[01/18/16 - 10:23 AM]
"Hamilton's America" - A Behind-the-Scenes Look At Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway Musical Hamilton
The special will come to "Great Performances" in the fall 2016, and will be a highlight of PBS's Arts programming.

[01/18/16 - 10:22 AM]
PBS and Time Inc. Partner on Two-Part Series "A Year in Space," Featuring Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly
The first installment, which tracks Scott Kelly's mission from training and launch, through his 12 months aboard the International Space Station, right up through his descent and landing is scheduled to air on Wednesday, March 2.

[01/18/16 - 10:21 AM]
PBS Announces "16 for '16" (w.t.)
Produced by OZY Media, a digital magazine that focuses on well-curated news, arts and culture stories, the series will be presented in 16 30-minute weekly episodes leading up to the U.S. presidential election this November.

[01/18/16 - 10:20 AM]
"PBS Election 2016" Offers Comprehensive Look at Candidates and Issues
At the center of this multi-platform initiative is a new strategic partnership with NPR that allows for sharing of news content between the two organizations.

[01/18/16 - 09:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Give Big Boost to CBS
The Eye easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/18/16 - 09:01 AM]
Marco Rubio to Appear on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Thursday, Jan. 21
The visit will mark Rubio's first appearance on "The Tonight Show."

[01/18/16 - 08:07 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Broadcast of Pittsburgh-Denver Is Highest-Rated Sunday AFC Divisional Playoff Game in 21 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/18/16 - 07:15 AM]
Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy & Mark Jackson Named NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Team
The new franchise will launch this Saturday, January 23 at 8:30/7:30c when the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James host the Chicago Bulls and Jimmy Butler.

[01/18/16 - 06:43 AM]
FOX Sports & Lead Golf Analyst Greg Norman Part Ways
Both parties have agreed to an amicable separation and will continue to work together to broadcast the Franklin Templeton Shootout, which remains an important part of FOX Sports' golf platform.

[01/17/16 - 08:10 PM]
"Spotlight" Named Best Picture at 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards
Nominated for eight awards, the most of any series, "Fargo" took home four trophies including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series.

[01/17/16 - 03:25 PM]
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Picked Up for a Third Round
Netflix made the announcement during the show's panel at the TCA Winter Press Tour.

[01/17/16 - 12:01 PM]
"High School Musical" Stars Reunite to Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of the Global Sensation, In Special Telecast Wednesday, January 20 on Disney Channel
The group taped the nostalgic interstitial segments today at a high school gymnasium in suburban Los Angeles.

[01/17/16 - 08:41 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for early 2016 Slate of Original Stand-up Comedy Specials
Hannibal Buress, Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Carr and Theo Von are among the featured talent.

[01/17/16 - 08:40 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for 11 Upcoming Comedy, Drama and Kids Series
Plus: "Marvel's Jessica Jones" to return for a second season and casting revealed on the highly-anticipated series "Black Mirror."

[01/17/16 - 08:18 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Give NBC Big Boost
Coverage of the Packers/Cardinals thriller easily eclipses the competition on Saturday.

[01/17/16 - 08:12 AM]
Packers-Cardinals Is the NFL's #2 Highest-Rated Primetime Divisional Playoff Game Ever in Metered-Market Households
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, January 16.

[01/17/16 - 07:55 AM]
On Friday, "Undateable" Equals Its High 18-49 Rating Since Oct. 16
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, January 15.

[01/16/16 - 05:05 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Adults 18-49 Crown
"Shark Tank" and "MasterChef Junior" both lead the night in the key demographic.

[01/16/16 - 02:54 PM]
Video: #ICYMI - CBS Promo for 3 Big Events!
Check out the Eye's latest tease for "Super Bowl 50," a special "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards."

[01/16/16 - 09:02 AM]
Tracy Morgan Teaming with Jordan Peele on Comedy Pilot for FX Networks
Morgan will play a career criminal released from prison after 15 long years, hoping to reintegrate into a society that long ago left him behind.

[01/16/16 - 09:01 AM]
Season Four of "The Americans" Premieres March 16 on FX
The premiere episode, "Glanders," picks up on the heels of last season's finale.

[01/16/16 - 08:37 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday with Gains for "Shark Tank" and "20/20"
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, January 15.

[01/15/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 15
Updates include: Neil Patrick Harris in talks to join Netflix's "A Series of Unfortunate Events"; FOX's "Hellfire" to look for new showrunners; and Matt Groening, Netflix in negotiations for new animated series.

[01/15/16 - 04:50 PM]
Video: Watch the First Trailer for New Mystery Adventure Series "Houdini & Doyle," Premiering This Spring on FOX
Michael Weston and Stephen Mangan topline the new series, from creator David Shore.

[01/15/16 - 04:02 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Trailer for "Grease: Live"
The much-ballyhooed event premieres Sunday, January 31 at 7:00/6:00c on FOX.

[01/15/16 - 03:16 PM]
Hasbro Studios' "Blazing Team" Moves to a New Timeslot Starting Sunday, January 17 on Discovery Family Channel
This original 26-part series - first launched in November, targeting Kids 5-10 - follows an ordinary group of teens from Union City with extraordinary capabilities.

[01/15/16 - 01:58 PM]
Showtime(R) to Offer Premium Spotify Memberships to Promote Its New Drama Series "Billions"
Showtime Networks will offer select non-premium users the chance to win a 3-month "Billionaire Status" premium membership via the two-day promotion, located on the Spotify homepage.

[01/15/16 - 12:01 PM]
Two-Time Emmy Award-Winner Derek Hough to Serve as Master of Ceremonies on "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60"
Additionally, Hough will headline a spectacular dance tribute with a medley of Disney's most popular and beloved music.

[01/15/16 - 11:51 AM]
NBC Sets Sunday, March 13 as Premiere Date for New Comedic Alternative Series "Little Big Shots"
As host, Steve Harvey goes toe to toe with some of the smallest performers with the biggest talent in this new program featuring the world's most extraordinary kids.

[01/15/16 - 11:15 AM]
Boris Kodjoe Joins Medical Drama "Code Black" in a Recurring Role
Kodjoe will portray Dr. Will Campbell, a suave surgeon whose surgical skills and personal charm are only outweighed by his ego.

[01/15/16 - 11:00 AM]
Netflix to Premiere Alex Gibney and Michael Pollan's Docu-Series "Cooked" on February 19
Each of the series' four episodes examines one of the physical elements used throughout the ages to transform raw ingredients into delicious dishes: fire, water, air, and earth.

[01/15/16 - 10:30 AM]
Disney Channel Announces Preview and Premiere Episodes of Family Comedy Series "Stuck in the Middle"
A full episode preview will air Sunday, February 14, immediately following the channel's premiere of Disney's Academy Award(R)-winning animated film "Frozen."

[01/15/16 - 10:19 AM]
Animated Adult Television Series "Animals.," Created by Phil Matarese & Mike Luciano and Produced by Duplass Brothers Television, Debuts Feb. 5, Exclusively on HBO
Whether it's lovelorn rats, gender-questioning pigeons or aging bedbugs in the midst of a midlife crisis, the awkward small talk, moral ambiguity and existential woes of these non-human urbanites prove startlingly similar to our own.

[01/15/16 - 10:05 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Season 3 Key Art + Promo
The show kicks off its 35-show third season on Sunday, February 14 at 11:00/10:00c.

[01/15/16 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning and Tony Award-Nominated Actor Tim Curry to Return to Iconic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as the Criminologist Narrator
Curry, an accomplished stage, television and film actor, originated the breakout "Dr. Frank-N-Furter" role in the 1973 London stage production of "The Rocky Horror Show."

[01/15/16 - 10:04 AM]
Country Superstar Trisha Yearwood Set for Role of Mary in "The Passion"
Also, multi-Platinum recording artist Prince Royce will play the disciple Peter.

[01/15/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Prison Break" to Return to FOX as Ultimate Escapist Event Series
Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell will reprise their roles as brothers Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows.

[01/15/16 - 10:02 AM]
The Clock Keeps Ticking as FOX Orders "24: Legacy," The Pilot for a New Installment of Groundbreaking and Award-Winning Action Drama Series
The pilot will feature an all-new cast of characters and retain the real-time, pulse-pounding, fast-paced format.

[01/15/16 - 10:01 AM]
"Empire" Renewed for a Third Season
With 35 nominations, "Empire" is the most-nominated television series this season, and recently was named a Top 10 Television Program of the Year by the American Film Institute.

[01/15/16 - 10:00 AM]
"Scream Queens" Renewed For a Second Season
This time, the show will be set in a hospital, where some of the most fascinating and bizarre medical cases are under observation.

[01/15/16 - 09:41 AM]
FOX Sports Supports Announces New Non-Profit Partnerships to Be Represented in 2016 & 2017
The two-year partnerships are with National Alliance on Mental Illness and Positive Coaching Alliance.

[01/15/16 - 09:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "American Idol" Hold Onto Demo Crown
Said development comes despite an 18% dip from last week among adults 18-49.

[01/15/16 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Watch the All-New Trailer for "The X-Files"
Check out the latest tease for the revival, premiering next Sunday, January 24 on FOX.

[01/15/16 - 09:02 AM]
Come One, Come All to "The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth" - Premiering Sunday, Jan. 17 on Showtime(R)
In its first episode, the series follows Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Bernie Sanders and GOP front-runner Donald Trump as they traverse the country on the human rollercoaster of the presidential campaign.

[01/15/16 - 09:02 AM]
Presenters Announced for the "21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards"
As previously announced, Amy Schumer will receive the "Critics' Choice MVP Award" and J. J. Abrams will present the "Critics' Choice Genius Award" to Industrial Light & Magic.

[01/15/16 - 07:14 AM]
truTV Announces Greenlight of New Series "Comedy Knockout"
In each episode, host Damien Lemon sends three comics into a battle of high stakes comedic gameplay.

[01/14/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 14
Updates include: Debra Messing set for ABC's "Dirty Dancing" remake; Kylie Bunbury to lead "Pitch" at FOX; and Colleen Ballinger-Evans lands "Haters Back Off" at Netflix.







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[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
Freeform Announces March 18 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated Series "Motherland: Fort Salem"
The series is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country.

[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Is Feeling the Love with "Love However the FF You Want," Beginning Feb. 8
Anchoring this new campaign is Freeform's first Valentine's Day original film, "The Thing About Harry," which premieres Saturday, February 15.

[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Releases First Look Photo of "Siren" Season Three and Announces April 2 Premiere Date
Freeform's mermaid drama "Siren" returns for a third season with a two-episode premiere on Thursday, April 2.

[01/17/20 - 01:00 PM]
Season Finale of "Party of Five" to Air as Special 90-Minute Episode on March 4
From Sony Pictures Television, "Party of Five" follows the five Acosta children as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.

[01/17/20 - 12:59 PM]
"Everything's Gonna Be Okay" to Air Pilot on FX
Look for said telecast on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/17/20 - 12:58 PM]
Freeform Orders Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Hit Series "Good Trouble"
Starring Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Sherry Cola, Tommy Martinez, Zuri Adele, Emma Hunton and Josh Pence, the series follows residents of The Coterie as they deal with the consequences of their personal and professional decisions and realize that sometimes standing up for what you believe in comes at a price.

[01/17/20 - 12:57 PM]
Senioritis Kicks In as "grown-ish" Is Picked Up for Season 4
Starring Yara Shahidi, Trevor Jackson, Francia Raisa, Emily Arlook, Jordan Buhat, Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Luka Sabbat and Diggy Simmons, the series is a contemporary take on the issues that students face in the world of higher education.

[01/17/20 - 12:56 PM]
Freeform Orders "Last Summer" to Series from Bert V. Royal, Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple, Max Winkler and eOne
The series stars Chiara Aurelia, Mika Abdalla, Michael Landes, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes, Blake Lee, Nathaniel Ashton and Brooklyn Sudano.

[01/17/20 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Mo'Nique & Friends: Live from Atlanta" - New Stand-Up Comedy Special to Premiere Friday, February 7 at 10 PM ET/PT
Filmed at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, the hour-long special features a variety of talented newcomers including Prince T-Dub, Just Nesh, Tone-X and Correy Bell alongside veteran comedian Donnell Rawlings.

[01/17/20 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel's New Family Dance Competition Series "Disney Fam Jam" Premieres on Sunday, Feb. 23
Ariel Martin and Trevor Tordjman will co-host the half-hour series.

[01/17/20 - 10:31 AM]
A&E's "Biography" to Premiere "The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne" Detailing the Extraordinary Life and Career of the Rock Legend
Featuring exclusive interviews with Ozzy as he reflects on the many phases of his journey, "The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne" will have its world premiere at SXSW in March and is set to air this summer on A&E.

[01/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform & Hulu Acquire Linear and Digital Rights to Three Feature Films From STXfilms
The two Walt Disney Television entities struck a deal to license STXfilms' "Hustlers" and "The Upside," as well as the STX hit comedy "I Feel Pretty."

[01/17/20 - 09:41 AM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming Original Series "Little Fires Everywhere," "High Fidelity," "Normal People," and "The Great" at the 2020 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour
Plus: "Wu-Tang: An American Saga" and "Dollface" to return for second seasons.

[01/17/20 - 09:33 AM]
Discovery's Multi-Platform Series "Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine" Returns for a Second Season
The series returns for its second season on Friday, February 21 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/17/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Tight Demo Race; CBS Tops Total Viewers
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" is the top program in both categories last night.