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[02/23/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 23
Updates include: Teddy Sears cast in FOX's "24: Legacy"; Taylor John Smith, Samantha Logan have "Cruel Intentions" for NBC; and Jean-Claude Van Damme tapped for new pilot at Amazon.

[02/23/16 - 02:39 PM]
Classmates Band Together in Nickelodeon's New Live-Action Series "School of Rock" Premiering Saturday, March 12, at 9:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series, produced with Paramount Television, will air regularly on Saturdays at 8:30/7:30c.

[02/23/16 - 12:31 PM]
Renewal on Aisle 1! "Superstore" Returning for a Second Season
Season to date, "Superstore" is averaging a 2.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.9 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day," making it NBC's highest rated first-year comedy in two years.

[02/23/16 - 12:04 PM]
Bianca Lawson, Greg Vaughan and Henry G. Sanders 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.

[02/23/16 - 11:07 AM]
"America's Next Top Model" Set for Historic Return as VH1 and CBS Television Distribution Partner to Reinvent the Cultural Icon
Tyra Banks, the series creator, original host and executive producer, will continue to serve as executive producer for the new season.

[02/23/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Divorce Court" Renewed Through 2019
"Divorce Court with Lynn Toler" is the longest running court show on television, reinventing itself three times on daytime TV (airing from 1957 to 1969, from 1985 to 1992 and currently since 1999).

[02/23/16 - 10:00 AM]
Esquire Network Explores Youth Football in the Birthplace of Legends with "Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country"
The 12-episode series spin-off will focus on Beaver County, where youth football is not a pastime, but a birthright.

[02/23/16 - 09:47 AM]
NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Continues to Win The Night in Key Demos
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, February 20.

[02/23/16 - 09:39 AM]
ABC Renews "The View" for an Epic 20th Season
Plus: Candi Carter was officially named executive producer of "The View," effective immediately.

[02/23/16 - 09:30 AM]
Julianne Nicholson Cast as Lead in USA Network Drama "Eyewitness"
Nicholson will play "Helen Torrance," a former big-city homicide detective who left her harrowing career to become a small-town sheriff and loving wife.

[02/23/16 - 09:24 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC Wins 2nd Straight Thursday with Big Playback Lifts for its TGIT Dramas
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/23/16 - 09:11 AM]
"MythBusters" Goes Out with a Bang in Epic Series Finale Airing Saturday, March 5 at 8 PM ET/PT on Discovery
Following the episode, all five hosts from its 13-year history - Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman, Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara - will come together for one last hurrah in an unforgettable reunion special.

[02/23/16 - 09:03 AM]
FX Renews "Baskets" for a Second Season to Debut in Early 2017
Co-created by Zach Galifianakis, Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel, "Baskets" delivered the most-watched basic cable primetime comedy series premiere since 2014.

[02/23/16 - 08:45 AM]
El Rey Network to Bring Its Action Packed Lucha Libre Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" to SXSW with a Live Event and Panel in the Network's Home Town of Austin, Texas on March 15th
The creators and stars of "Lucha Underground" will discuss the formation of the gripping new wrestling franchise during the panel.

[02/23/16 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The X-Files," "The Bachelor" Split Demo Crown
FOX and ABC top the charts among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[02/23/16 - 08:28 AM]
"Superstore" Equals Its 18-49 High Since Jan. 25
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, February 22.

[02/23/16 - 08:23 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Monday in Adults 18-49, Matching a Season High
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, February 22.

[02/23/16 - 07:51 AM]
VH1 to Celebrate the Life of Angela "Big Ang" Raiola with a Full Season Marathon of "Mob Wives" Spinoff Series "Big Ang" Wednesday, February 24 Starting at 9:00 PM ET/PT
In addition, a tribute special celebrating Ang's biggest TV moments will premiere on VH1 later in March.

[02/23/16 - 07:16 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Adds Hulu Original "Difficult People" to Its 33rd Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles Lineup, March 11-20 at the Dolby Theatre
Julie Klausner, Billy Eichner, Andrea Martin, James Urbaniak, Cole Escola and Scott King are all scheduled to appear.

[02/23/16 - 06:57 AM]
TV Land's Critically-Acclaimed "Younger" Hits New Series Highs in Second Season Across Key Demos with Adults, Women and Total Viewers
TV Land spins the numbers for the series to date.

[02/23/16 - 06:32 AM]
Mark Burnett and TBS Line Up Celebrity Judges for Upcoming Series "America's Greatest Makers," Created in Partnership with Intel
Massimo Banzi, Mayim Bialik, Shaquille O'Neal and Kenny Smith are all on tap for the series, premiering Tuesday, April 5.

[02/23/16 - 05:01 AM]
Oh My Gosh, Our Very Own Show! "Lady Dynamite" Premieres May 20 on Netflix
Maria Bamford stars in the Netflix's latest original comedy series.

[02/23/16 - 04:01 AM]
"Murder Made Me Famous" Returns Saturday, March 19 for Two Hour Television Event
The special about convicted murderer Pamela Smart includes a one-on-one interview with Smart behind prison.

[02/22/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Peyton List, Mekhi Phifer cast in The CW's "Frequency"; Dan Byrd first to board ABC's "Model Woman"; and Vanessa Hudgens is bound for NBC's "Powerless."

[02/22/16 - 04:31 PM]
Art Imitates Life As Portrait of "President Francis Underwood" Is Unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
The portrait is a joint project between British artist Jonathan Yeo and the museum, which houses the only complete collection of presidential portraits outside of the White House.

[02/22/16 - 04:26 PM]
"The Rap Game" Records Series Highs Across All Demos, Including 1.6 Million Viewers, In Season One Finale
Lifetime spins the numbers for Friday, February 19.

[02/22/16 - 03:25 PM]
Kimbo Slice - Dada 5000 Delivers 2.5 Million Viewers in Bellator 149 O-Feature on Spike TV
Spike TV spins the numbers for Friday, February 19.

[02/22/16 - 12:54 PM]
"Greatest Animal Commericals Countdown" to Air Wednesday, March 2 on The CW Network
Donna Lynne Champlin and Kevin Frazier co-host the one-hour special.

[02/22/16 - 12:26 PM]
"Gravity Falls" Series Finale Posts Record Ratings Highs for Disney XD
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/22/16 - 12:18 PM]
Highest Ratings in 1 Year For Disney Junior's "Sofia The First" Guest Starring Olaf from Disney's "Frozen"
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Monday, February 15.

[02/22/16 - 11:42 AM]
Season 3 of "Adam Devine's House Party" Premieres March 3 at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The all-new 10-episode season was shot entirely on-location at Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii.

[02/22/16 - 11:40 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Delivered Its Highest-Rated Prime Episode Ever
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, February 18.

[02/22/16 - 11:15 AM]
IFC Greenlights Two New Scripted Comedies
"Stan Against Evil" and "Brockmire" come from Dana Gould and Hank Azaria, respectively.

[02/22/16 - 10:39 AM]
Tony, Grammy and Emmy(R) Winner Audra McDonald Brings Her Acclaimed Performance in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" to HBO; Special Debuts March 12
Filmed before a live audience at Cafe Brasil in New Orleans, the special features McDonald in her history-making, tour de force performance as the jazz icon.

[02/22/16 - 10:29 AM]
Kendrick Lamar & Kid Rock Set to Present at 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Lamar and Rock join previously announced presenters including The Black Keys, Rob Thomas and Lars Ulrich of Metallica.

[02/22/16 - 10:18 AM]
"Ebola: The Doctors' Story," Oscar(R) Nominee "Body Team 12" and "Orphans of Ebola," Three Short Documentaries Spotlighting the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, Debut March 14 on HBO
The groundbreaking short films tell extraordinary stories of courage and perseverance amidst the crisis.

[02/22/16 - 10:07 AM]
Video: MTV Debuts "Teen Mom 2" Season 7 Trailer
The seventh season premieres on Monday, March 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/22/16 - 10:00 AM]
Spike and Nickelodeon Developing "Lip Sync Battle Jr." with Casey Patterson Entertainment and Matador
Spike has ordered a "Lip Sync Battle Jr." special that will telecast later this year on both Spike and Nickelodeon.

[02/22/16 - 09:57 AM]
Injuries, Breakdowns and Chaotic Weather Plague the Fleet as the Multiple Emmy Award-Winning "Deadliest Catch" Kicks Off New Season
Season 12 kicks off Tuesday, March 29 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[02/22/16 - 09:01 AM]
Emily Tremaine Signs on to Star in Freeform's New Original Series "Guilt"
Tremaine will succeed Katrina Law as Natalie Atwood, a Boston prosecutor who heads to London after her sister Grace is accused of murder.

[02/22/16 - 08:48 AM]
AMC Roars Into 2016 with Five Original Premieres in Two Nights, "Walkers and Talkers and Saul, Oh My!"
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 14 and Monday, February 15.

[02/22/16 - 08:34 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Disneyland 60"
The two-hour special leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/22/16 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's Disneyland 60th Celebration Wins Sunday at a 3-Month High for the Net
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/22/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Must See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows" Wins the 10-11 P.M. Hour Among ABC, CBS & NBC in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/22/16 - 05:11 AM]
"Case Closed with AJ Benza" New Original Series Unravels Enduring Celebrity and Movie Mysteries
The newcomer premieres Saturday, April 16 at 10:00/9:00c on ReelzChannel.

[02/22/16 - 05:01 AM]
Jaunt Announces Production of Six-Part Series with Conde Nast Entertainment and Legendary Director, Doug Liman
Set in modern day Manhattan, the series will unravel the secrets of a prominent New York City family, the Ashlands, blessed with a supernatural gift passed down through generations.

[02/21/16 - 08:54 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
"NBA on ABC" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/21/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores Its Top Demo Rating for an Encore Since Last May
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 20.

[02/20/16 - 07:34 PM]
No Bazinga! February 25th Is The Big Bang Theory Day! The City of Pasadena Makes It Official at the Show's 200th Episode Celebration
Celebrating the 200th episode landmark at an event on Saturday evening, Pasadena Councilmember Andy Wilson, on behalf of Mayor Terry Tornek, joined series stars and producers to issue the proclamation.

[02/20/16 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads the Night Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet sees week-to-week and year-to-year growth from "Dr. Ken."







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[08/18/19 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Eye is the network to beat on a low key evening.

[08/17/19 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
Said networks share the honors on a repeat heavy evening.

[08/16/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 16
Updates include: CBS cancels "Instinct" after two seasons; Syfy pulls the plug on "Krypton," spin-off "Lobo"; and YouTube nixes both "Step Up: High Water" and "Wayne."

[08/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns October 27 for Sixth and Final Season
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe-nominated series takes a comedic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[08/16/19 - 11:00 AM]
Limited Series "Mrs. Fletcher" Debuts October 27; Created by Executive Producer and Writer Tom Perrotta
The HBO series is a dual coming-of-age story chronicling the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son, who both embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results.

[08/16/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers First Two Episodes of "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" for Free Early Sampling
The 10-episode series will officially premiere Sunday, August 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/19 - 09:06 AM]
Priscilla Presley & John Eddie to Create "Agent King," An Animated Adult Action Comedy Featuring Elvis Presley as a Covert Government Agent, for Netflix
Mike Arnold will serve as showrunner on the project.

[08/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
Hot Dog! "Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures," A New Chapter of Disney Junior's Hit Series "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," Debuts Monday, Oct. 14
That same day, a new series of shorts, "Hot Diggity-Dog Tales" starring Mickey and "mouse's best friend" Pluto will also debut on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and DisneyNOW.

[08/16/19 - 08:04 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
NFL preseason on local stations once again effects the preliminary numbers.

[08/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
"Raising Dion," Starring Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young and Michael B. Jordan, Comes to Netflix on October 4
The series is the story of a widowed mother who must protect her son after he starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities.

[08/16/19 - 07:19 AM]
"Peaky Blinders" - Season 5 to Launch Friday October 4th, at 12:01 AM PT on Netflix
An epic, gangster family series set in the lawless streets of Birmingham, UK and beyond, "Peaky Blinders" follows the evolution of leader Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) from backstreet crime lord to legitimate businessman and member of parliament.

[08/16/19 - 06:00 AM]
NFL Films' "A Lifetime of Sundays" to Debut on ESPN and ABC in Celebration of the NFL's 100th Season
The film also will be available through ESPN authenticated Video on Demand until September 15 when it moves to ESPN+ and will be available for streaming.

[08/16/19 - 05:33 AM]
AMC Commissions Three Part Drama "Quiz," Directed by Stephen Frears and Produced by Left Bank Pictures
The project stars Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Sian Clifford, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Michael Jibson and Aisling Bea.

[08/15/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 15
Updates include: A&E to wrap "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" with two-hour special; NBCUniversal's streaming service adds two projects; and Ewan McGregor to star in Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+.

[08/15/19 - 04:38 PM]
Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami to Direct Aubrey Plaza in Feature Comedy "Hope" for Netflix
The comedic duo are following their female-driven comedy "The Breaker Upperers," which they also co-wrote and starred in, and premiered on Netflix in February.