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[02/17/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 17
Updates include: Josh Hutcherson to star in Hulu's "Future Man"; Katy Mixon is ABC's "The Second Fattest Housewife in Westport"; and Abigail Spencer to chase "Time" for NBC.

[02/17/16 - 02:01 PM]
Freeform to Premiere "Force" by TroyBoi from the Star Wars Headspace Album, Thursday, February 18 at 1:00 p.m. PST
The record enlists the talents of some of the top and emerging electronic dance music artists who have assembled songs infused with sound effects and dialogue from the award-winning Star Wars film franchise.

[02/17/16 - 01:01 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Valentine's Day" Comes to a Close with All 5 Original Premieres Averaging Over 2 Million Total Viewers
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/16 - 12:57 PM]
Long Island Meets Hollywood in Live Two-Hour Event on TLC
Television personality Chris Jacobs hosts the two-hour event alongside everyone's favorite medium.

[02/17/16 - 11:57 AM]
Discovery's "Naked and Afraid" Strips Down and Sets Off for Another Season
The pop-culture phenomenon is back, this time conquering new, extreme destinations and with couples grappling with more physical and mental anguish than ever before.

[02/17/16 - 11:13 AM]
Channing Dungey Named President, ABC Entertainment
She'll be succeeding Paul Lee, who has decided to step down as president, ABC Entertainment Group.

[02/17/16 - 10:49 AM]
"Mr. Robot" Returns to SXSW Festival with Massive 10-Story Ferris Wheel from fsociety Headquarters in Award-Winning USA Network Series
Beginning Friday, March 11 - Monday, March 14, attendees will become immersed in the fsociety space, complete with a one-of-a-kind 100-foot Ferris wheel, hacker den and retro arcade.

[02/17/16 - 10:47 AM]
Lifetime Expands Unscripted Fare with More Episodes of Hit Series "Dance Moms" and "Bring It!" For This Summer
Plus: "The Rap Game" to get second season and "Little Women: Terra's Little Family" and "Atlanta Plastic" to both return in March.

[02/17/16 - 10:40 AM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Lisa Bonet Joins Hit Showtime(R) Drama "Ray Donovan" as Guest Star in Season-Long Arc
Bonet will play Marisol, a dangerously unstable woman with a damaging secret.

[02/17/16 - 10:30 AM]
Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Djimon Hounsou Cast in Season Two of "Wayward Pines" on FOX
He'll play an original resident of Wayward Pines and a historian for the town with extensive knowledge of its complex origins.

[02/17/16 - 10:28 AM]
Travel Channel Delivers Best Weekly Primetime P25-54 Rating in Two Years
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the week of February 8-14.

[02/17/16 - 10:14 AM]
Video: MTV Drops Trailers for "Awkward" and "Faking It"
Both series return on Tuesday, March 15 at 10:00/9:00c and 10:30/9:30c, respectively.

[02/17/16 - 09:36 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC Emerges as Thursday's Dominant Network in Adults 18-49, Leading FOX by 32% and CBS by 27%
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 11.

[02/17/16 - 09:31 AM]
Skydance Television Forms Multi-Year Overall Agreement with Award-Winning Producer-Writer Marti Noxon
"Dietland," an adaptation of the novel by the same name written by Sarai Walker, is among Noxon's priority development projects for Skydance.

[02/17/16 - 09:27 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Top 10
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 14.

[02/17/16 - 08:57 AM]
SundanceTV Unveils New Marketing Campaign Featuring an Original Jingle and Video Starring "Weird Al" Yankovic
The song, written and performed by Yankovic, underscores the depth and breadth of the network's programming and helps viewers find the channel and never ever forget its location.

[02/17/16 - 08:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Continue Their Tuesday Reign
"NCIS: New Orleans" is one of just two series up from last week among adults 18-49.

[02/17/16 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Is Up and Ranks as Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 16.

[02/17/16 - 08:26 AM]
"Chicago Med" Doubles NBC's Rating in Its Time Period on the Same Night Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 16.

[02/17/16 - 08:26 AM]
"The Flash" Races to #1 in Adults 18-34, #2 in Adults 18-49
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 16.

[02/17/16 - 07:50 AM]
ESPN's NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Viewership Up 14 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, February 12.

[02/17/16 - 07:03 AM]
FOX Sports, NextVR Sign Multi-year Deal to Develop Virtual Reality Offerings
This partnership to broadcast live sports in virtual reality is the first of its kind and will include a range of top sporting events where FOX Sports holds the broadcast rights.

[02/16/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 16
Updates include: A&E cancels its CBS import "Unforgettable"; Freddie Stroma to star in "Time After Time" at ABC; and Joel McHale to topline "The Great Indoors" for CBS.

[02/16/16 - 02:46 PM]
"The Mindy Project" Is Back April 12!
Look for new episodes every Tuesday on streaming service Hulu.

[02/16/16 - 02:41 PM]
"The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Is TV's #1-Rated Show in Delivery of Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 Tuesday for the Second Consecutive Week (L+3)
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 9.

[02/16/16 - 01:56 PM]
Fifth Harmony Joins "Live with Kelly and Michael" for a Special Appearance on the "After Oscar(R) Show," Monday, February 29
Said telecast originates from the magnificent Dolby Theatre(R) at Hollywood & Highland Center(R), mere hours after the Oscar festivities have wrapped on the same stage.

[02/16/16 - 12:58 PM]
"Grimm Gala" Raises $386,000 for OSHU Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Presented by Comcast and NBCUniversal, the event was hosted by the cast and crew of NBC's hit drama "Grimm" which is set and filmed in Portland.

[02/16/16 - 12:31 PM]
FYI's(TM) Hit Culinary Competition Series "Man vs Child: Chef Showdown" Returns for a Season Two
Nine one-hour episodes are set to premiere on Thursday, March 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/16/16 - 12:17 PM]
HBO and Cinemax Bring Three Series to 2016 SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Festival Next Month
Highlights include the world premieres of HBO's "Vice Principals" and Cinemax's "Outcast."

[02/16/16 - 12:02 PM]
Tina Lifford, Dondre Whitfield, Timon Kyle Durrett and Nicholas L. Ashe Join Cast of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar"
The series chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings who come together after a family tragedy to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South.

[02/16/16 - 12:02 PM]
Adult Swim's "On Cinema" Live Oscar Special Is Sunday, February 28th
Host Tim Heidecker and his guest Gregg Turkington are back to walk us through the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony.

[02/16/16 - 12:00 PM]
TBS's "Conan" to Welcome the Cast of "The Big Bang Theory" on Feb. 24, In Celebration of Hit Comedy's 200th Episode
This will mark the tenth time "Conan" has featured a full cast from a hit show or movie at one time, further cementing the show's reputation as the leader for such events.

[02/16/16 - 11:41 AM]
CBS All Access Breaks Multiple Streaming Records During Grammy Awards(R)
CBS further spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/16/16 - 11:40 AM]
The "58th Annual Grammy Awards" Delivers 25 Million Viewers, The Largest Audience of Any Entertainment Program This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/16/16 - 11:02 AM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Recruits Natalia Cordova-Buckley to the Secret Warriors
She'll play Elena Rodriguez, a tough, street-wise Colombian woman given Inhuman abilities and based on the character Slingshot from the "Secret Warriors" comic series.

[02/16/16 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Confirms April 30 Debut for "2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony"
This year's inductees include Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and N.W.A.; the Ahmet Ertegun Non-Performer Category inductee is Bert Berns.

[02/16/16 - 10:35 AM]
Oscar(R)-Nominated Documentary "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness," Exploring Complex Forces Faced by Women in Pakistan, Debuts March 7 on HBO
Directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, the groundbreaking documentary follows one woman who lives to tell of her attempted honor killing by her own family.

[02/16/16 - 10:19 AM]
Codegirl to Make U.S. TV Premiere on Pivot on February 24th
The documentary is about teams of young women competing in Technovation, an international competition that challenges female students to create life-changing mobile apps that will help solve societal issues.

[02/16/16 - 10:08 AM]
VH1's Critically Acclaimed Original Movie "The Breaks" Headed to Series in Late 2016
The film followed three young friends fulfilling their hip hop dreams in New York City in 1990.

[02/16/16 - 10:07 AM]
History(R) Launches New Multi Platform Digital Series "History Now" on Tuesday, February 16
To start, "History Now" will feature four digital stories tackling topics including ISIS, immigration, space and inner city crime.

[02/16/16 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Hang On Tight and Check Out the First Look at the New Season of MTV's Iconic Series "Real World: Go Big or Go Home"
This season seven strangers are brought together in Downtown Las Vegas for a wild, adrenaline-filled season that will confront their hopes, fears, and anxieties.

[02/16/16 - 09:51 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Scripted Mini-Series "Serial Thriller" Premieres Third and Final Trilogy
Based on a true story, "The Head Hunter" transports viewers to a beautiful California seaside city devastated by a series of missing college students and hitchhikers.

[02/16/16 - 09:33 AM]
ESPN Signs Tracy McGrady as NBA Analyst
In his new role, McGrady will make regular appearances on "The Jump" - Rachel Nichols' new, daily NBA show - beginning Thursday, February 18 - the show's debut.

[02/16/16 - 08:41 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Grammys Come Up Big for CBS
Over 23.7 million viewers on average tuned into last night's telecast.

[02/16/16 - 08:33 AM]
"Superstore," Versus Grammys Competition, Finishes Within 0.2 of a Point of Last Week's Rating in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/16/16 - 08:20 AM]
"The Bachelor" Stands as Monday's No. 1 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/16/16 - 07:20 AM]
A&E Network Brings the Emmy(R) Award-Winning Docuseries "Intervention" Back for a New Season on Sunday, March 6 at 10PM ET/PT
The Emmy and PRISM award-winning series "Intervention" brings attention to the enormous social, economic and environmental cost of addiction.

[02/15/16 - 11:29 AM]
HGTV Renews Six Fantasy Lifestyle Favorites
"Caribbean Life," "Island Life," "Hawaii Life," "Island Hunters," "Lakefront Bargain Hunt" and "Beachfront Bargain Hunt" are all due back.

[02/15/16 - 09:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race with "Tonight Show Valentine's Day Special"
The Peacock's two-hour special leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/15/16 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Cartoon Network's "The Powerpuff Girls" Is Saving Your Ears Before Bedtime
Check out the revival's extended main title sequence.







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[01/19/20 - 01:13 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 12:27 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 12:25 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 12:24 PM]
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[01/19/20 - 10:35 AM]
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[01/19/20 - 10:12 AM]
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[01/19/20 - 10:02 AM]
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[01/19/20 - 09:12 AM]
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[01/19/20 - 02:02 AM]
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[01/19/20 - 02:01 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 06:17 PM]
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