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[02/03/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 3
Updates include: Barry Sloane, Edwin Hodge cast in History's "Six"; Emily Rios tapped for "The Infamous" at A&E; and WGN America cancels "Manhattan" after two seasons.

[02/03/16 - 03:46 PM]
E! Delivers January Ratings Success, Up 35% Among Total Viewers and 29% Among A18-49 in Primetime
E! spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/03/16 - 03:04 PM]
Miley Cyrus Set as Key Adviser on "The Voice"
"When Miley speaks everyone pays attention. Our artists are very lucky to have the benefit of her instincts and wisdom," said Paul Telegdy.

[02/03/16 - 02:00 PM]
Stars from Music, Film and Television to Appear on ABC's Two-Hour Special "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60"
Previously announced participants and performers include Harrison Ford, Elton John, Josh Gad, Tori Kelly and Kermit the Frog, Jessie J, Kelsea Ballerini, Witney Carson, Maddie Ziegler and The Los Angeles Philharmonic.

[02/03/16 - 01:08 PM]
CBS Corporation Announces That Leslie Moonves Has Been Named Chairman of the Company
Moonves' election by the Board follows the recent resignation of Sumner M. Redstone from his position of Executive Chairman and his appointment to the role of Chairman Emeritus.

[02/03/16 - 01:00 PM]
Syfy Greenlights Futuristic Thriller "Incorporated" to Series
The 13-episode first season of the new drama series is expected to premiere on Syfy in Fall 2016.

[02/03/16 - 12:58 PM]
DIY Network Grew P25-54 Impressions by 14% in January
DIY Network spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/03/16 - 12:48 PM]
Video: TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Takes on the Iowa Caucuses
Check out some special video segments in advance of Monday's premiere.

[02/03/16 - 12:30 PM]
Grammy Award Nominee Christina Milian Joins the Cast of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as "Magenta"
Previously announced cast members include Laverne Cox, Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan, Adam Lambert, Reeve Carney, Staz Nair, Annaleigh Ashford and Tim Curry.

[02/03/16 - 12:01 PM]
"Fox Writers Intensive" Unveils 2016 Finalists, Partners with Young Storytellers
This year's 10 FWI finalists and two alternates were selected from more than 500 nominations and submissions - the most ever in the history of FWI.

[02/03/16 - 11:44 AM]
Animal Planet Greenlights Production of Docu-Series "Penn Vet" (WT)
The series features the first ever behind the scenes look at the University of Pennsylvania's highly competitive veterinary school.

[02/03/16 - 11:18 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2016" Delivers Its Largest Audience Ever with 11.4 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/16 - 11:00 AM]
The Flash (Grant Gustin) Will Cross Over to Join Forces with Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) in an Episode Of "Supergirl," Monday, March 28 on CBS
Details of the episode will be announced at a later date.

[02/03/16 - 10:45 AM]
Lifetime Starts Production on "The Real MVP" Based on the Life of NBA Superstar Kevin Durant's Mother
Named 2014's NBA Most Valuable Player, Kevin captured the hearts of the nation with a speech dedicated to Wanda for all she has done to get him there.

[02/03/16 - 10:35 AM]
Hit Showtime Drama "Billions" to Air New Episode Featuring Metallica on Super Bowl Sunday
The show's ratings have continued to surge by double digits week after week since its premiere - delivering a series high for its most recent episode.

[02/03/16 - 10:06 AM]
CBS and "I Have a Dream" Foundation Huddle Up for Super Bowl 50 PSA Campaign
The PSAs, which will be seen by more than 100 million viewers, will feature CBS stars Téa Leoni and Tom Selleck and bring attention to the urgent need to increase access to higher education for children from low-income communities.

[02/03/16 - 09:51 AM]
Video: First Look at Viceland's "Weediquette"
Krishna Andavolu hosts the series, which launches Tuesday, March 1 at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/03/16 - 09:36 AM]
Ovation TV Celebrates Grammy(R) Weekend with a Special Episode of "On the Record with Mick Rock" Featuring 2016 Nominee Mark Ronson on Friday, February 12 at 10PM ET / 7PM PT
Ronson takes the legendary photographer Mick Rock on a tour of the Lower East Side of New York City, where his career as a DJ and producer first took off.

[02/03/16 - 09:32 AM]
Drama Series "Vinyl," Created by Mick Jagger & Martin Scorsese & Rich Cohen and Terence Winter, Debuts Feb. 14, Exclusively on HBO
Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano topline the 10-episode series.

[02/03/16 - 09:30 AM]
Netflix's Kevin James Action/Comedy True Memoirs of an International Assassin Announces Cast
Principal photography began in Atlanta on November 16, 2015 and will wrap in the Dominican Republic on February 12.

[02/03/16 - 08:44 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials"
The two-hour special leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/03/16 - 08:39 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Wins at 10 P.M. Among ABC, CBS & NBC in All Key Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/16 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Surges in Its Return to Original to Rank as Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 2.

[02/03/16 - 08:00 AM]
"Prey" Premieres Thursday, February 25 on BBC America
The gripping BAFTA-nominated series plays out as two three-part stories that straddle two intense cases.

[02/03/16 - 07:42 AM]
Travel Channel Boasts P25-54 Ratings Increase in January
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/03/16 - 07:31 AM]
Sports Illustrated, IMG and TNT to Celebrate SI Swimsuit Issue With "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 Revealed Special," Unveiling the 2016 Cover Model
Nick Cannon and Rebecca Romijn will host the special, airing Saturday, February 13 at 10:30/9:30c.

[02/03/16 - 07:28 AM]
Ramona Shelburne Signs New Multi-Year Contract to Remain at ESPN
Shelburne has been a regular contributor to the network's NBA coverage on ESPN.com, ESPN the Magazine, ESPN Radio, and "SportsCenter" since joining ESPN in 2009.

[02/03/16 - 06:30 AM]
Broadway Cast of "Hamilton" Returns Musical Theater to the Grammy(R) Stage on "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Monday, Feb. 15 on CBS
The "Hamilton" performance will mark just the eighth time in history that musical theater has been featured on the Grammy Awards.

[02/03/16 - 06:01 AM]
Turner to Simulcast Premiere of TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Across Multiple Networks Monday, Feb. 8
This move demonstrates the power and reach of the Turner networks, providing an opportunity for viewers across a wide spectrum to view the show.

[02/03/16 - 04:06 AM]
"Caitlyn Jenner: Collision Course" Documentary Special Unravels the Tragic Malibu Car Crash
The special premieres Saturday, February 20 at 10:00/9:00c on ReelzChannel.

[02/03/16 - 03:01 AM]
CMT Announces New Scripted Drama Chronicling the Rise of Rock 'N' Roll Adapted from the Tony Award-Winning Musical "Million Dollar Quartet"
The series is timed to the historic 60th anniversary of the famed "Million Dollar Quartet" recording sessions featuring icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

[02/02/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 2
Updates include: "Cruel Intentions," "MacGyver" TV series get pilot orders; NBC greenlights four multi-camera comedy pilots; and Stephanie Sigman to topline ABC's "Presence (unlic)."

[02/02/16 - 03:30 PM]
Week 2 of "Shades of Blue" Grows 95% in 18-49 Rating Going from Live + Same Day to Live + 7 Day
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 14.

[02/02/16 - 03:06 PM]
"Kocktails with Khloe" Brings in FYI's Highest Ranked Day on Record for Digital Viewing
FYI further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 27.

[02/02/16 - 01:58 PM]
Regret, Loss and Redemption on TLC's Docu-Series "Long Lost Family"
The eight-episode docu-series premieres Sunday, March 6 on the cable channel.

[02/02/16 - 01:34 PM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 31.

[02/02/16 - 12:53 PM]
HGTV Scores Its Highest-Rated Month Ever in Prime
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/02/16 - 12:43 PM]
"Bunnicula," A New Series from Warner Bros. Animation, Premieres This Saturday on Cartoon Network!
Airing on Cartoon Network at 9:30 a.m. ET/PT with an encore presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Boomerang, "Bunnicula" will premiere with two quarter-hour episodes.

[02/02/16 - 12:07 PM]
Television Host & Best-Selling Author Rachael Ray to Guest Star on Freeform's "Young & Hungry"
She will guest star as herself on an episode that will air in March.

[02/02/16 - 11:21 AM]
Spike Sets Out to Aid Families on the Verge of Financial Disaster When "Life or Debt" Premieres Sunday, March 13 at 10 PM ET/PT
Spike and former Fortune 500 business strategist Victor Antonio are on a mission to chip away at these staggering statistics by knocking on the doors of families on the verge of financial ruin and giving them a much needed wakeup call.

[02/02/16 - 11:00 AM]
Disney XD's New Spinoff Series "Lab Rats: Elite Force" Premieres Wednesday, March 2
"Lab Rats: Elite Force" is set in a bustling metropolis after the Mighty Med hospital is destroyed by a band of unknown super-villains.

[02/02/16 - 10:33 AM]
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart" Kicks Off 2016 Slate of Franchise Movies on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries from "Touched by an Angel" Executive Producer Martha Williamson
Said installment marks the third season for the franchise staring Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson.

[02/02/16 - 10:19 AM]
Video: First Look at BET's New Series "About the Business" - Starring Eva Marcille & Crystal Renay
The newcomer premieres Wednesday, February 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/02/16 - 10:08 AM]
"The Super Bowl Today" Looks Forward to Historic Super Bowl 50 Match-Up and Looks Back at Past 49 Years of Super Bowls on Network's Four-Hour Pregame Show
Lead host James Brown will be joined by analysts Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Tony Gonzalez and Bart Scott.

[02/02/16 - 10:00 AM]
Production Has Begun on the Second Season of the Starz Original Series "Blunt Talk"
Lesley Ann Warren has joined the expanding guest cast roster this season in the role of Cornelia, a long lost love of Walter Blunt.

[02/02/16 - 09:56 AM]
Discovery Orders More Episodes of Its First-Ever True Crime Series "Killing Fields"
The series had a strong debut and continues to grow week to week across key measures.

[02/02/16 - 09:40 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Wins the Night Again Across Several Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, January 30.

[02/02/16 - 09:34 AM]
Video: Sneak Peek at truTV's "Those Who Can't," Premiering Feb. 11 at 10:30
Fans can get a sneak peek of two episodes of the series at truTV.com.

[02/02/16 - 09:30 AM]
E!'s New Series "L.A. Clippers Dance Squad" Premieres March 15 at 10PM, Bringing Fans an Exclusive Look Inside One of the NBA's Most Elite Dance Teams
This docu-series shows what it really takes to make it to the floor of the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and dance for basketball fans while representing a high-profile, global brand.

[02/02/16 - 09:21 AM]
Roma Downey and LightWorkers Media Acquire #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Karen Kingsbury's "The Baxter Family" Series
The incredible 22-book series has sold over nearly 20 million copies around the world.







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[01/28/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "El Internado: Las Cumbres" - Official Trailer - Prime Video Spain
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[01/28/21 - 06:01 AM]
Norman Lear to Receive Carol Burnett Award at 78th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
The television pioneer and political activist and philanthropist will become the third-ever recipient and accept the honor during the telecast airing on Sunday, February 28.

[01/27/21 - 01:16 PM]
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[01/27/21 - 01:15 PM]
Reena Singh Named Senior Vice President, Development and Current Series, Disney Branded Television
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[01/27/21 - 11:47 AM]
Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Returns for Season 8
New cast member Anila Sajja joins this season as wife of Dr. Sajja, mother and fashion blogger.

[01/27/21 - 11:12 AM]
"Love Island" Is Back for Season 3 and This Time We're Saying Aloha to Hawaii
CBS confirmed the news on social media as casting is underway.

[01/27/21 - 11:01 AM]
Coming Soon: NBC's Special Three-Night True Crime Television Event, "The Widower"
From the producers of "Dateline NBC," the project goes behind the scenes of one of the country's most confounding murder investigations, revealing a tale of evil and a tireless quest for justice in real time.

[01/27/21 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - February 2021
Original programming in February includes the season eight return of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," the second season of animated hit "Close Enough," the documentary premiere of "There Is No 'I' in Threesome," and five-episode limited series "Beartown."

[01/27/21 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Announces New Comedy "United States of Al," From Award-Winning Executive Producer Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, Will Premiere Thursday, April 1, 9:30 PM
The newcomer will take over said time period after "The Unicorn" completes its second season.

[01/27/21 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform's Hit Series "The Bold Type" Set to Return for a Fifth and Final Season in 2021
A signature hit for the network, the series will celebrate Kat, Jane and Sutton's journey in the farewell episodes set to air later this year.

[01/27/21 - 10:21 AM]
Starz Celebrates Women's History Month with "Ruth: Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words" Documentary Premiere on March 1
The documentary chronicles Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's historic ascent to the Supreme Court, revealing both the public and private sides of the resilient, tenacious, and unassuming woman who became best known as the country's preeminent defender of gender equality and human rights.

[01/27/21 - 10:15 AM]
TBS Orders New Kitchen Competition Series "Rat in the Kitchen" Hosted By Comedian Natasha Leggero & Judged By Celebrity Chef Ludo Lefebvre
Each stand-alone episode of the new series brings six different dynamic chefs together to compete in the ultimate cooking battle; but one of the chefs is an undercover "rat in the kitchen" who sabotages fellow contestants' chances.

[01/27/21 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Renews Hit Competition Show "I Can See Your Voice," Hosted by Ken Jeong, for Second Season
Cheryl Hines and Adrienne Bailon-Houghton will return as permanent celebrity detectives.

[01/27/21 - 10:05 AM]
AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead" Returns for Second Half of Season Six on April 11
Three new characters join the cast in these nine episodes, including John Glover, Nick Stahl and Keith Carradine.