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[02/05/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 5
Updates include: Kal Penn, Maggie Q among those cast in ABC's "Designated Survivor"; FOX adds two single-camera projects to its pilot roster; and CBS orders pilot for medical drama "Sensory."

[02/05/16 - 03:13 PM]
Discovery Channel Is Cable's #1 Non-Sports Network Among Men for January
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/16 - 03:01 PM]
Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta and "Shades of Blue" Back on the Beat for a Second Season on NBC
In L+3 results from Nielsen Media Research through its first three telecasts, "Shades of Blue" has averaged a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.2 million viewers overall.

[02/05/16 - 01:19 PM]
ESPN to Televise "Monday Night Football" Game from Mexico City
The Texans-Raiders matchup will be played at famed Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, November 21 (week 11) of the 2016 NFL season.

[02/05/16 - 12:24 PM]
Investigation Discovery's World Premiere of "20/20 on ID Presents Homicide" Reveals Never-Before-Heard Details
The interview airs as part of three original hours, premiering on Wednesday, February 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/05/16 - 12:23 PM]
Investigation Discovery Begins 2016 as the #10 Network in Prime in Ad-Supported Cable
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/16 - 12:10 PM]
NBA and Turner's Cartoon Network Team Up for the Kids Channel's Annual "NBA All-Star Jam"
LeBron James makes an appearance as an animated version of himself on Cartoon Network's hit series "Teen Titans Go!"; while Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard are featured in "We Bare Bears."

[02/05/16 - 12:09 PM]
Tony Award Winner Ben Vereen Joins the Cast of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as "Dr. Everett Scott"
He'll play the uber intelligent, ex-science teacher, now working for the Bureau of Investigation looking into UFOs and ends up at the castle while searching for his nephew, Eddie.

[02/05/16 - 12:00 PM]
"The Last Man on Earth" to Return Sunday, March 6, On FOX
Also on March 6, "Bordertown," the new animated series from executive producers Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane, will move to its new time period, Sundays at 7:00/6:00c.

[02/05/16 - 11:20 AM]
E!'s "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry" Expands Season One Order
The two additional installments expand its freshman run to a total of 10 episodes.

[02/05/16 - 10:57 AM]
Fall Out Boy, Little Big Town, Ne-Yo and Pentatonix Perform on "The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60"
Derek Hough, who serves as Master of Ceremonies for the evening, sings and dances to the song "Step in Time," from Walt Disney Pictures Oscar-winning "Mary Poppins," with special guest Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke.

[02/05/16 - 10:47 AM]
FOX's "Grease: Live" Grows 20% in Total Viewers After 3 Days, FOX to Air Encore on Easter Sunday
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.

[02/05/16 - 10:29 AM]
CBS Multi-Platform Snapshot - Top Five Most Popular Programs on Various Platforms This Season
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/05/16 - 10:18 AM]
With Live + 3-Day Viewing, "Scorpion" Moves Up to the Week's #2 Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of January 25-31.

[02/05/16 - 09:56 AM]
Season 14 of TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" Celebrates Heroes, Brides with a Twist and Special Celebrity Guests
Entering into its 14th season, the hit series debuts with a new theme song written by platinum-selling country music star Kristian Bush of Sugarland.

[02/05/16 - 09:10 AM]
The Third Episode of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Ranks #3 in the 8-9 Hour
The CW spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "American Idol"
The network holds off second place CBS in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/05/16 - 08:46 AM]
Catherine Hardwicke ("Twilight") Signs on to Direct First Two Episodes of New USA Network Crime Thriller "Eyewitness"
From Universal Cable Productions, the U.S. adaptation of the successful Norwegian crime thriller (original title "Øyevitne") explores a grisly crime from the point of view of the eyewitness.

[02/05/16 - 08:37 AM]
ABC's "Madoff" Mini-Series Closes with Solid Numbers on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Is Up vs. NBC's Regular-Program Slot Average Prior to "Shades" by 38%
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 4.

[02/05/16 - 08:31 AM]
Video: David Lynch Executive Produced Netflix Original Documentary - "My Beautiful Broken Brain" Trailer and Key Art
The film follows Lotje's Sodderland's incredible story of rehabilitation and recovery from a traumatic hemorrhagic stroke.

[02/05/16 - 08:22 AM]
WE tv's Hit Series "Mary Mary" Returns Thursday, March 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
In the new season, Erica Campbell is at the top of her game having won a Grammy, Dove and Soul Train Award, and Tina's solo career is on the rise.

[02/05/16 - 05:30 AM]
Netflix Renews "Orange Is the New Black" for Three Additional Seasons
Concurrently, it was announced that Jenji Kohan has committed to continue as executive producer and showrunner for seasons five, six and seven.

[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.







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[05/21/24 - 11:00 AM]
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For half a century, 86-year-old George Coulam, known to his employees as King George, has reigned with an iron fist over the Texas Renaissance Festival, the largest such "faire" in the world.

[05/21/24 - 10:32 AM]
Video: "Worst Roommate Ever" Season 2 - Sneak Peek - Netflix
Roommate wanted? Desperation leads to danger - and even death - in one's own home as real-life nightmares of con artists, criminals and killers unfold.

[05/21/24 - 10:31 AM]
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As previously announced, Netflix has also ordered a new standup special from Gillis, to premiere in 2025.

[05/21/24 - 10:24 AM]
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This is the first time any program on television has reigned as #1 for five decades.

[05/21/24 - 10:03 AM]
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The series will follow the adventures of a new class of Starfleet cadets as they come of age in one of the most legendary places in the galaxy.

[05/21/24 - 10:00 AM]
BBC America Sets Premiere Date for Sir David Attenborough's Major New Natural History Series, "Mammals"
Renowned naturalist and three-time Emmy Award-winner Sir David Attenborough presents the series, which reveals how mammals have conquered the Earth, uncovering the secrets to their success with their winning design, incredible adaptability, unrivalled intelligence, and unique sociability.

[05/21/24 - 09:04 AM]
HGTV Renews Hit Series "Ugliest House in America" and Greenlights Four-Episode Spin-Off Series "Scariest House in America" Both Starring Actress and Comedian Retta
"Not sure how I got roped into this," said Retta. "I don't do scary. I don't like to be scared. I don't like scary movies. Halloween is my least favorite holiday but here we are."

[05/21/24 - 09:02 AM]
BritBox Unveils Compelling Programming Slate with Premiere Date Announcements and First Looks for Exciting New and Celebrated Returning Series
Summer will see the powerful return of gritty, impactful crime dramas, starting with the June 13 return of "Blue Lights."

[05/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
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[05/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Shoresy" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Hulu
Foul-mouthed, chirp-serving, mother-loving, fan favorite "Letterkenny" character, "Shoresy" (Jared Keeso) joins the Sudbury Bulldogs of the Northern Ontario Senior Hockey Organization (aka The NOSHO) on a quest to never lose again.

[05/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Marlon Wayans: Good Grief" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
They say comedy is the best therapy. "Marlon Wayans: Good Grief" premieres June 4.

[05/21/24 - 09:00 AM]
Season Three of the HBO Original Drama Series "Industry" Debuts August 11
The series gives an insider's view of the blackbox of high finance following a group of young bankers as they forge their identities within the pressure cooker environment and sex and drug fueled blitz of international bank Pierpoint & Co's London office.

[05/21/24 - 08:06 AM]
Paramount+ Announces New Docuseries "How Music Got Free" to Premiere June 11
Directed by Alexandria Stapleton, the series made its world premiere at the 2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival.

[05/21/24 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A Special Forces commando uncovers a dangerous conspiracy when she returns to her hometown looking for answers into her beloved father's death.

[05/21/24 - 08:01 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces Season Two of Hit Drama "Drops of God" Starring Fleur Geffrier and Tomohisa Yamashita
In season two of "Drops of God," Camille (Geffrier) and Issei (Yamashita) once again face a nearly impossible challenge: to uncover the origin of the world's most wonderful wine, a secret that even Alexandre Léger failed to unlock.