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[01/20/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 20
Updates include: Regina Hall to star in Hulu's "Crushed"; Richard Morgan's "Altered Carbon" set as series at Netflix; and Meagan Good to recur on "Code Black" at CBS.

[01/20/16 - 02:22 PM]
ABC to Encore Two-Hour Season Premiere of "Marvel's Agent Carter" This Sunday
Said rebroadcasts will replace the previously announced repeats of "Quantico."

[01/20/16 - 12:55 PM]
New Uninterrupted Original Series Now We're Talking, from Warner Bros.' Blue Ribbon Content, to Debut in Spring 2016 Exclusively on go90(TM) Mobile-First Platform
The scripted comedy series begins production on a first season of seven episodes this week in Los Angeles.

[01/20/16 - 12:32 PM]
Jacob Tremblay ("Room") to Guest-Star on "The Last Man on Earth"
He'll play Young Phil/Tandy on the series when it returns this spring.

[01/20/16 - 12:00 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Showcases the Weekend's Strongest Original Programming on Cable
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of January 11-17.

[01/20/16 - 11:30 AM]
On February 12 HBO Latino(R) to Air "Sirope Vivo," An Alejandro Sanz Concert That Delighted More Than 300 Thousand Fans in Spain!
Sanz plays an extended set of songs from across his impressive successful body of work and features special guest performances by Zucchero and Paula Fernandes.

[01/20/16 - 11:00 AM]
The Casts of TV's Greatest Comedies to Appear in NBC's Special "Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows"
Cast members from "Cheers," "Friends," "Frasier," "Taxi, "Will & Grace" and "The Big Bang Theory" are among the featured talent.

[01/20/16 - 11:00 AM]
Brave Snake Hunters Risk Their Lives to Chase the World's Most Venomous Snakes in New Discovery Channel Series "Venom Hunters"
The series premiere debuts Wednesday, February 17 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[01/20/16 - 10:33 AM]
Video: "Jim: The James Foley Story" Trailer (HBO Documentary Films)
The film is billed as "a harrowing chronicle of bravery, compassion and pain at the dawn of America's war with ISIS."

[01/20/16 - 10:21 AM]
Video: "Girls" Season 5 - Promo #1 (HBO)
Plus: check out the key art for the new season, premiering Sunday, February 21 on the pay channel.

[01/20/16 - 10:18 AM]
Hallmark Channel Partners with Snaps on Emoji Keyboard to Support "Kitten Bowl III" Premiering Su-purr Bowl Sunday, February 7 on Hallmark Channel
The keyboard includes emojis of the Kitten Bowl III cat-letes, such as Rob Gron-Cat-Ski, Howie Longhair and Coach John Hairball.

[01/20/16 - 09:58 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) and Major League Baseball Team Up to Profile Four of the National Pastime's Most Iconic Players
Each of the specials is narrated by Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Martin Sheen.

[01/20/16 - 09:16 AM]
History(R) to Premiere "Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon" on Friday, January 22 at 9PM ET/PT
Directed by Douglas Tirola, the film gives a unique inside look at the magazine, its key players and what made it so outrageously successful.

[01/20/16 - 09:01 AM]
Your Favorite Teen Movies Are Coming Back to Freeform with the "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24
Freeform is kicking off this programming event by airing "High School Musical" to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

[01/20/16 - 08:51 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Top Viewers, Demos for CBS
Plus: The CW jumps to third place in adults 18-49 with the return of "The Flash."

[01/20/16 - 08:45 AM]
"The Flash" Returns at Full Speed, #1 in Men 18-34 and #2 in Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 19.

[01/20/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Ranks #2 at 8 P.M., Hits a New Season High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 19.

[01/20/16 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Announces the 18 Castaways Competing on the Next Edition of "Survivor"
"Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty" opens with a special 90-minute premiere on Wednesday, February 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/20/16 - 07:13 AM]
Rachel Nichols to Host New Daily Show NBA: The Jump Beginning Feb. 18
The fast-paced, half-hour program will originate from ESPN's Los Angeles studios and will include regular appearances by current and former NBA players, as well as ESPN analysts, reporters and insiders.

[01/20/16 - 06:35 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights First New Global Series to be Produced in the Viacom International Studios in Miami
"I Am Frankie," originally produced as "Yo Soy Franky" by Nickelodeon Latin America in Colombia was created by renowned Argentine writer Marcela Citterio.

[01/20/16 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town and The Weeknd to Perform on "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Monday, Feb. 15 on CBS
Two-time Grammy Award winner LL Cool J is set to host Music's Biggest Night(R) for the fifth consecutive year.

[01/20/16 - 06:01 AM]
Debmar-Mercury's Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein Sign New Long-Term Deal with Lionsgate
Said news comes on the heels of yesterday's announcement of the three-year renewal of "The Wendy Williams Show" and the third season renewal of Craig Ferguson-hosted "Celebrity Name Game."

[01/19/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: HBO's "The Deuce" heading to series; Disney/ABC Domestic Television cancels "FABLife"; and USA picks up "Eyewitness" straight to series.

[01/19/16 - 03:02 PM]
"Kicking & Screaming," New Unscripted Survival Competition Series, To Air in 2016 on FOX
The new, eight-episode competition series teams 10 expert survivalists with pampered partners to face the toughest race of their lives.

[01/19/16 - 02:47 PM]
CBS Offering Stations in the Pacific and Mountain Time Zones the Option of Broadcasting "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Live
Stations in the Pacific time zone that air the event live will also rebroadcast the entire awards telecast in primetime immediately following the live presentation.

[01/19/16 - 02:36 PM]
NBC's "Undateable" Set for One-Hour Season Finale on January 29; "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" to Take Over Friday Slot
Look for hour-long installments of the latter this Friday and then February 5 going onward.

[01/19/16 - 02:26 PM]
"Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates," The True Story of Muslim Pirates Declaring War Against a Young United States
In the wake of the American Revolution, this is the little-known story of our first war as a young nation, led by its iconic second president.

[01/19/16 - 01:48 PM]
"Billions" Delivers the Biggest Premiere Numbers Ever for a New Showtime Series Across Platforms
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/19/16 - 01:48 PM]
Video: "Arrow" - The Fourth Season Continues
Get an extended look at the show's current season, which resumes this Wednesday, January 20.

[01/19/16 - 01:45 PM]
CMT Reveals Complete Cast and First Sneak Peek for "Redneck Island: Battle at the Lake," Premiering January 28 at 10PM ET/PT
The half-veteran, half-rookie cast will duke it out, with plenty of drama in tow, for the $100,000 cash prize and a chance at the winning title.

[01/19/16 - 01:36 PM]
Showtime Re-Airs the Critically Acclaimed Documentary "History of The Eagles" Several Times This Week
Directed by Allison Ellwood, the film features archival material, concert footage and never-before-seen home movies of one of America's most enduring and truly defining bands.

[01/19/16 - 12:40 PM]
Jack Black, Star of Kung Fu Panda 3, Narrates Animal Planet's Conservation Special "Panda Republic"
The two-hour special airs next Tuesday, January 26 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[01/19/16 - 12:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery's #1 Hit Series "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda" Delivers More Than 2 Million Viewers P2+ to Give Network Its Best Telecast Ever
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/19/16 - 12:03 PM]
Freeform's "Shadowhunters" Becomes Network's #2 Series Launch Ever in Adults 18-49 and #1 in Men 18-49
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/19/16 - 11:16 AM]
Filmmakers, Grab Your Cameras! Only Two Weeks Left to Enter Nat Geo WILD and Sun Valley Film Festival's "Wild to Inspire" Short Film Competition
The winner will share their experiences through video diaries, photos, social media and more, giving Nat Geo WILD viewers a taste of what it's like to be a Nat Geo WILD filmmaker.

[01/19/16 - 11:03 AM]
Spike TV Renews "Lip Sync Battle" for a Third Season
The new season will tape later this year while a premiere date will be announced in the near future.

[01/19/16 - 11:01 AM]
Spider-Man and the Avengers Return to Disney XD with Adventure-Filled New Seasons
"Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6" premieres Sunday, February 21 followed by "Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution" on Sunday, March 13.

[01/19/16 - 10:58 AM]
Morgan Freeman, Revelations Entertainment and National Geographic Channel Take Viewers on an Ambitious Global Journey to Understand How Faith Has Shaped Our Lives in "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman"
The six-part event premieres Sunday, April 3 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[01/19/16 - 10:52 AM]
AXS TV Acquires Season 3 of the Reality Series "Ex-Wives of Rock," Premiering Wed., Feb. 17 with Back-to-Back Episodes at 9pE and 9:30pE
The series is the outrageous-but-true story of the former loves of some of rock and metal's most notorious icons, as they fight to make a name for themselves, deal with real-life circumstances, and look for new romance.

[01/19/16 - 10:28 AM]
Video: HBO's "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" - Preview
Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald brings her acclaimed portrayal of Billie Holiday in the Broadway smash.

[01/19/16 - 10:19 AM]
AMC Releases Official Key Art for the Second Half of "Comic Book Men" Season Five
In its fifth season, AMC's popular unscripted series "Comic Book Men" takes another dive into geekdom by following the antics in and around master fanboy Kevin Smith's New Jersey comic shop, Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash.

[01/19/16 - 10:11 AM]
Almost 37 Million Watch Seahawks-Panthers Divisional Playoff Game on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/19/16 - 09:45 AM]
Video: IFC's "Portlandia" and Subaru Get Behind-The-Wheel in Exclusive New Web Series - Available Now on IFC.com
In the four-part series, entitled "Talkative Driver," a chatty car service driver (Fred Armisen) happily discusses his inner-thoughts to increasingly impatient passengers.

[01/19/16 - 09:31 AM]
Jet-Set Around the World with Bravo Media's New Docu-Series "Tour Group" Premiering Tuesday, March 1 at 10PM ET/PT
This luxury travel docu-series follows a diverse and vibrant group of 11 travelers, each searching for the ultimate vacation, as they explore the most exotic and exclusive destinations around the globe.

[01/19/16 - 09:29 AM]
TV One Posts Best Year Ever in 2015
Plus: the network offers a brief overview of its upcoming original programming.

[01/19/16 - 09:21 AM]
Only One Artist Will Be Left Standing When the Ink Dries on the New Season of "Ink Master" Premiering Tuesday, March 1 at 10 PM ET/PT
In addition to new contestants, this season brings back eight of the series' favorite artists from previous seasons to battle it out in permanent ink.

[01/19/16 - 09:12 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Renewed for Additional Seasons
"Kelly and Michael" is a go through the 2019-2020 television season while "Millionaire" is due back on the ABC owned Stations for 2016-2017.

[01/19/16 - 09:04 AM]
Binge the Current Run of The CW's Critically Acclaimed "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" on CWTV.com and Hulu for a Limited Time
New episodes of the series resume Monday, January 25 on the network.

[01/19/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops the Demo Race
"Scorpion" paves the way for a victory among adults 18-49 for the Eye.

[01/19/16 - 08:18 AM]
Casey Patterson Named Executive Producer of "2016 MTV Movie Awards"
Her most recent projects include Spike's runaway hit series "Lip Sync Battle," which recently attracted 4.7 million viewers to its season two premiere.







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[04/26/18 - 02:01 PM]
CBS Announces the First Season of "Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition," Premiering Friday, May 11
Gabby Douglas, Idina Menzel, Bethany Mota and Deion Sanders are among those featured.

[04/26/18 - 01:45 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents Three-Night Special Event "The Case of: Caylee Anthony" Beginning Saturday, May 19 at 8PM ET/PT
From Emmy Award-winning executive producer Tom Forman, the three-part limited series delves into the tragic disappearance and death of toddler Caylee Anthony.

[04/26/18 - 10:03 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Fourth Season of "Billions"
The show's current third season will move to 9:00/8:00c starting next Sunday, May 6 to anchor the night.

[04/26/18 - 10:02 AM]
"Succession" Debuts June 3 on HBO
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[04/26/18 - 10:01 AM]
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[04/26/18 - 09:33 AM]
"Saturday Night Live's" Colin Jost and Michael Che to Host 70th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards
The telecast will be executive produced by "SNL" creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels.

[04/26/18 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Official Trailer - Premieres Wednesday, June 20 at 9:00pm ET/PT
Kevin Costner as John Dutton, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, under constant attack by those it borders - land developers, an Indian reservation, and America's first National Park.

[04/26/18 - 09:02 AM]
Ocean Explorers Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau Plunge Into a New Season of "Caribbean Pirate Treasure"
Dive into exhilarating deep-sea adventures with underwater explorers Philippe Cousteau, grandson of legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau, and his journalist wife, Ashlan, as they investigate incredible stories of pirates' plunder and lost loot.

[04/26/18 - 09:01 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Biography Special "Mary Kay Letourneau: Autobiography" on Tuesday, May 29
The raw two-hour documentary follows former teacher Mary Kay Letourneau as she recounts her tumultuous past in her most in-depth confessional to date.

[04/26/18 - 08:25 AM]
Comedy Central Launches The Creators Program and Taps Five Emerging Creators/Writers/Performers to Develop Daily Topical Digital Content
The inaugural creators are Ryan Beck, Chris Cotton, Hanna Dickinson, Jordan Mendoza and Natasha Vaynblat.

[04/26/18 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dramas Hold Onto Demo Crown
"Empire," "Star" help lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/26/18 - 08:08 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A High-Flying Anime-Inspired Series That Explores an Uncharted Timeframe Prior to the Events of "The Force Awakens," Ordered by Disney Channels
"Star Wars Resistance" will feature the beloved droid BB-8 alongside ace pilots, colorful new characters and appearances by fan favorites, including Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma, voiced by actors Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie, respectively.

[04/26/18 - 08:03 AM]
CNBC's "Warren Buffett: Investor. Teacher. Icon." to Premiere Friday, May 4 at 10PM ET/PT
The program premieres the night before the Annual Shareholders Meeting of Berkshire Hathaway, the company that Buffett has led for more than 50 years and turned into a behemoth now worth almost half a trillion dollars.

[04/26/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix Orders Three New Projects from Comedy Powerhouse Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias
In the multi-cam comedy series, "Mr. Iglesias," Iglesias plays a good-natured public high school teacher who works at his alma mater.

[04/26/18 - 07:47 AM]
The Return of Cooking Channel's "Beach Bites with Katie Lee" Makes Waves with New Destinations
Each of the six half-hour long episodes are full of sun, sand and surf, as Katie beach hops in search of the finest fare served up on shores near and far.