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[02/04/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 4
Updates include: Jane Levy to star in "My Time/Your Time" at CBS; Craig Robinson to host Spike TV's "Caraoke Showdown"; and Jessica Collins, Corey Cott tapped for Amazon's "The Interestings."

[02/04/16 - 10:34 PM]
Lifetime's "Project Runway Junior" Crowns Youngest Winner in Franchise History
The winner receives a scholarship to the prestigious FIDM in California, a complete home sewing and crafting studio provided by Brother, a feature in Seventeen Magazine and a $25,000 cash prize, to help launch their line.

[02/04/16 - 03:31 PM]
Additional Cast Announced for Freeform's Highly Anticipated New Original Series "Dead of Summer"
The network also announced today that "Dead of Summer" creators and executive producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis will be directing the first episode of the series.

[02/04/16 - 02:24 PM]
A+E Networks'(R) Lifetime(R) Launches "Bring It!" Live Summer 2016 Tour to Increase Fan Engagement for Hit Series
Fans will have the chance to become part of the action as they see Miss D and her Dancing Dolls perform their never before seen routines live onstage.

[02/04/16 - 02:00 PM]
New Late-Night Sketch Comedy Series "Party Over Here," From The Lonely Island and Comedian Paul Scheer, To Premiere Saturday, March 12, On FOX
The half-hour series stars newcomers and actress/comedians Nicole Byer, Jessica McKenna and Alison Rich.

[02/04/16 - 01:08 PM]
FOX Sports, Sports Illustrated Partner to Promote Daytona 500, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2016 with FOX TV Special
"Jeff Gordon Daytona 500 Kickoff Celebration" premieres Saturday, February 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[02/04/16 - 12:40 PM]
Freeform's "Valentine's Day with Your BAE" Programming Event on February 13-14
Freeform (the new name for ABC Family) is giving you the perfect opportunity to watch all your favorite romantic comedies all weekend long during the programming event.

[02/04/16 - 12:00 PM]
USA Network Renews "Colony" for a Second Season
From Legendary Television and Universal Cable Productions, the series centers on one family's struggle to survive and bring liberty back to the people of an occupied Los Angeles.

[02/04/16 - 11:30 AM]
Jason Patric to Star in Season Two of "Wayward Pines" on FOX
Patric will portray Dr. Theo Yedlin, a confident, driven surgeon whose leadership skills will prove invaluable to the residents of Wayward Pines.

[02/04/16 - 11:13 AM]
Dan Stevens, Aubrey Plaza and Jean Smart Cast In FX Networks' Pilot "Legion"
They'll join Rachel Keller in a previously announced role in the pilot, which will begin production in March.

[02/04/16 - 11:01 AM]
Grammy Award Winner Seal Cast as Pontius Pilate in "The Passion"
Seal joins previously announced host and narrator Tyler Perry, and cast members Jencarlos Canela (Jesus Christ), Chris Daughtry (Judas), Prince Royce (the disciple Peter) and Trisha Yearwood (Mary, the mother of Jesus).

[02/04/16 - 11:01 AM]
Legendary Satirist Al Yankovic to Voice Title Role in Disney XD's Animated Comedy Series "Milo Murphy's Law"
Also on tap are Christian Slater, Vanessa Williams, Sarah Chalke, Jemaine Clement, Sabrina Carpenter, MeKai Curtis, Chrissie Fit and Vincent Martella.

[02/04/16 - 10:10 AM]
Tony Shalhoub Joins the Cast of "BrainDead"
Shalhoub will play Red Wheatus, a hard-drinking, fun-loving Republican senator who has spent decades in Washington making deals.

[02/04/16 - 10:04 AM]
ABC News Presents "Journey to the Oscars(R)," Sunday, February 21
The special features in-depth, emotional stories about some of the most notable 2016 Oscar nominees, including Sylvester Stallone, Brie Larson, Bryan Cranston, Sir Ridley Scott and Matt Damon.

[02/04/16 - 09:55 AM]
FYI(TM) Scores Best Month Ever Among Adults 18-49 for January
FYI spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/04/16 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime Networks Elevates Tom Christie to Chief Operating Officer
Additionally, Christie will continue to have oversight of the planning and execution of future strategies and new business ventures.

[02/04/16 - 09:13 AM]
Video: First Trailer for the Viceland Series About the Rising Stars in Stand-Up Comedy, "Flophouse!"
Featuring comedians Clare O'Kane, Solomon Georgio, Brandon Wardell (and many other very funny people) and directed by filmmaker Lance Bangs, "Flophouse" is a comedy show with all the comforts of home.

[02/04/16 - 08:49 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Continues Demo Reign with "American Idol"
The network also sees week-to-week growth from "Hell's Kitchen" among adults 18-49.

[02/04/16 - 08:45 AM]
Science Channel Orders All-New Episodes of "Outrageous Acts of Science" for Summer 2016
Last month's season debut ranked among the series' top 5 performances of all time based on Men 25-54 rating and drove Science Channel to a top 5 cable ranking in the timeslot.

[02/04/16 - 07:14 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer and Key Art for "Cooked" Alex Gibney and Michael Pollan's New Docu-Series
The series premieres on February 16 at the Berlinale Film Festival in the Culinary Cinema Program, and launches globally on Netflix February 19.

[02/04/16 - 06:31 AM]
Additional Performers Announced for "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Monday, Feb. 15 on CBS
Nominee Justin Bieber will join fellow nominees Diplo and Skrillex to perform their Grammy(R)-nominated hit "Where Are Ü Now," marking the Jack Ü duo's first live television performance.

[02/04/16 - 06:27 AM]
Cartoon Network Continues to Innovate New Models for Content Development
"Cartoon Network is no longer just creating series, we are creating animated worlds," said Rob Sorcher.

[02/04/16 - 05:13 AM]
Chris Evans Reveals New "Top Gear" Friend
Matt LeBlanc's appointment marks the first time the show has ever had a non-British host in its 39-year history.

[02/04/16 - 05:03 AM]
Stellar Lineup of Stars Align for "The Tonight Show" When the #1 Late-Night Series Comes to Los Angeles Feb. 15-19
Will Ferrell, Christina Aguilera, Zach Galifianakis, Ronda Rousey, Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, Snoop Dogg, ZAYN, Vince Vaughn, Ryan Seacrest, Dead & Company, Bryan Cranston, Demi Lovato and The Weeknd are all on tap.

[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.







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[01/18/18 - 10:12 AM]
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[01/18/18 - 10:00 AM]
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[01/18/18 - 09:37 AM]
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[01/18/18 - 09:07 AM]
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[01/18/18 - 08:18 AM]
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[01/18/18 - 07:00 AM]
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[01/18/18 - 06:30 AM]
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