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[03/14/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 14
Updates include: CBS rolls its drama pilot "Sensory" due to casting issues; "Galavant's" Joshua Sasse to star in The CW's "No Tomorrow"; and Justin Cornwell tapped as lead in "Training Day" at CBS.

[03/14/16 - 10:01 PM]
Southern Sweetheart Joelle "Jo Jo" Fletcher Returns to Find Love on the 12th Season of ABC's "The Bachelorette"
The identity of the new Bachelorette was revealed tonight, live, on "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose."

[03/14/16 - 07:45 PM]
NBC's Smash Hit "Little Big Shots" Renewed for Second Season
"I've been amazed at how smart and talented these kids are," said Steve Harvey. "They may be small in stature, but they're giants in what they're able to do."

[03/14/16 - 02:38 PM]
Chad Michael Murray to Star as Memphis Rock Pioneer Sam Phillips in CMT's "Million Dollar Quartet"
Jennifer Holland, Margaret Anne Florence, Drake Milligan, Kevin Fonteyne, Christian Lees and Jonah Lees also star in the project, which is slated to premiere this November.

[03/14/16 - 01:04 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Presents "Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures," A Definitive Portrait of the Provocative Artist, Debuting April 4, Exclusively on HBO
The film marks the first feature-length documentary about the artist since his death, and the most comprehensive film on Mapplethorpe ever.

[03/14/16 - 12:44 PM]
Cinemax Drama Series "Outcast" to Debut June 3; Network Greenlights Second Season
Based on the Skybound/Image comic title by creator Robert Kirkman and artist Paul Azaceta, the series follows Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life.

[03/14/16 - 12:37 PM]
"Underground" Premiere Shatters Records as the Most-Watched Program in Nearly 18 Years on WGN America
WGN America further spins the numbers for Wednesday, March 9.

[03/14/16 - 12:06 PM]
Discovery Announces Latest Cast Members to Join the Upcoming Miniseries "Harley and the Davidsons"
The actors will join a cast that currently includes Michiel Huisman, Robert Aramayo, Bug Hall, Stephen Rider and Jessica Camacho.

[03/14/16 - 12:01 PM]
Grammy(R) Award Winning, Multi-Platinum, International Superstar Rihanna Will Receive the Rock Star Award at the 2016 "Black Girls Rock!(TM)" Awards on BET Networks
The annual special will tape on Friday, April 1 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ and the broadcast will premiere on Tuesday, April 5.

[03/14/16 - 11:35 AM]
Pivot Dives Into the World's Most Precious Resource During Second Annual "Water Week," March 21-27, Celebrating "World Water Day" on Tuesday, March 22
In an effort to bring attention to the chronic problem of unsafe drinking water, Participant Media collaborated with The Clorox Company as part of Clorox(R)'s Safe Water Project initiative.

[03/14/16 - 11:35 AM]
Bravo Media and Mashable Announce New Short-Form Video Partnership
Each series will be developed collaboratively between Bravo and Mashable Studios, the company's dedicated division that produces and distributes original digital video content for both its community and brand partners.

[03/14/16 - 11:17 AM]
Spike TV and Skydance Television Tap Greg Yaitanes to Direct "Red Mars" Series
"Red Mars" goes into production this summer and will consist of ten one-hour episodes, to debut in 2017.

[03/14/16 - 11:15 AM]
Stars of ABC's "Nashville" Take Show on the Road This Spring with Concert Tour in USA and a First-Ever International Tour
Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Will Chase, Jonathan Jackson and Aubrey Peeples are on tap for the domestic portion.

[03/14/16 - 11:01 AM]
Critically Acclaimed Docuseries "The Last Alaskans" Embarks North of the Arctic Circle for a Second Season on Discovery Channel
Look for the first of eight new episodes on Tuesday, April 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/14/16 - 10:30 AM]
Ivy Levan Joins "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as "Usherette"
The two-hour musical event is set to air this fall on FOX.

[03/14/16 - 10:18 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Soars 107% in Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of February 22-28.

[03/14/16 - 10:02 AM]
Freeform Heads to WonderCon with Hit Series "Shadowhunters" and "Stitchers" on Friday, March 25
The cable channel will be giving fans the opportunity to get exclusive access to the casts of both shows.

[03/14/16 - 09:11 AM]
Video: BBC America's "Orphan Black" Season Four - All New Trailer
United in their mission to end the constant threats to their lives once and for all, the sisters are taking matters into their own hands.

[03/14/16 - 09:09 AM]
Comedy Central Becomes #StandUpCentral This April with All-New Specials from Nikki Glaser, Daniel Tosh, Rachel Feinstein and Chris Hardwick
Each special will debut with limited commercial interruption.

[03/14/16 - 09:00 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's New Lineup Opens on Top in Viewers, Demos
"Little Big Shots" and "The Carmichael Show" claim the number one and two spots among adults 18-49.

[03/14/16 - 09:00 AM]
AMC's Highly Anticipated Series "Preacher" to Debut Sunday, May 22nd at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT Following the Mid-Season Finale of "Fear the Walking Dead"
New episodes will resume on Sunday, June 5 at the series regular time of 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

[03/14/16 - 08:54 AM]
"Little Big Shots" Is NBC's Most-Watched Regular Sunday Entertainment Telecast Since 2005
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 13.

[03/14/16 - 08:45 AM]
"Shadowhunters" Cast Surprises Fans with a Second Season Pick-Up Announcement Via a Facebook Live Chat
The season one finale will air on Tuesday, April 5.

[03/14/16 - 08:43 AM]
PBS Presents "Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music" to Premiere at SXSW
The series combines unprecedented access to some of the most celebrated music artists, producers and innovators with rare archival studio footage and an extensive musical soundtrack, to deliver one of the most wide-ranging series on the art of music recording.

[03/14/16 - 08:42 AM]
Video: They're Alive Dammit! "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Season 2 Trailer
All 13 episodes of Season 2 will premiere on Friday, April 15 exclusively on Netflix around the world.

[03/14/16 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Tops Its Week-Ago Return in Total Viewers and Holds Even in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 13.

[03/14/16 - 07:43 AM]
HBO and "Game of Thrones" Join with the International Rescue Committee to Launch "Rescue Has No Boundaries"
The campaign is designed to bring attention to the global refugee crisis and raise emergency funds to help rescue the millions of people displaced by conflict and natural disaster.

[03/13/16 - 11:13 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Paves the Way for NBC Victory
The Peacock leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/13/16 - 10:46 AM]
"Saturday Night Live," With Host and Musical Guest Ariana Grande, Is the #1 Telecast of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 12.

[03/12/16 - 09:31 PM]
2016 Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards Winners
Hosted by Blake Shelton, the awards were broadcast from the "Fabulous" Forum in Inglewood, Calif., where kids celebrated the best of everything they love in pop culture.

[03/12/16 - 08:42 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops the Night Among Adults 18-49
"Shark Tank" and "20/20" pave the way for the Alphabet's latest victory.

[03/12/16 - 08:42 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Friday for the 6th Time in 7 Weeks in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, March 11.

[03/12/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Grimm" Retains 100% of Last Week's 0.9 in Fast-Affiliate Ratings
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, March 11.

[03/11/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 11
Updates include: Freeform's "Switched at Birth" to end after its upcoming season; Odette Annable reports to "Bunker Hill" at CBS; and Patton Oswalt signs onto "HR" at FOX.

[03/11/16 - 05:15 PM]
Sarah Wayne Callies Returns to "Prison Break," An All-New Event Series Premiering in the 2016-2017 Season on FOX
Callies joins series stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell, who reprise their roles as brothers Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows, respectively.

[03/11/16 - 02:46 PM]
Science Channel's "MythBusters" Duct-Tape Special Propels the Network to Highest Rated and Most Watched Night Ever Among Key Demos on March 6
Science Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/11/16 - 12:50 PM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Series "Banshee" to Return for Fourth and Final Season April 1, Exclusively on Cinemax
New to the cast are Eliza Dushku, Ana Ayora and Casey LaBow.

[03/11/16 - 12:00 PM]
NBC's "Maya and Marty in Manhattan" Joined by Kenan Thompson as Stellar Comedy Forces Gather for Live Variety Series
The series will premiere Tuesday, May 31 at 10:00/9:00c immediately following the season opener to "America's Got Talent."

[03/11/16 - 11:04 AM]
WGN America Renews Breakout Hit Series "Outsiders" for Season Two
Hailing from Sony Picture Television and Tribune Studios, production on season two is scheduled to begin this summer on the 13-episode order.

[03/11/16 - 11:02 AM]
The CW Picks Up Eleven of Its Current Series for 2016-2017 Season
Said pickups include newcomers "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

[03/11/16 - 11:01 AM]
"When Calls the Heart" Garners a 2.0 HH Rating and 2.3 Million Total Viewers on a Live+3 Basis
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/11/16 - 10:47 AM]
Sam Neill to Star in AMC's "The Son"
Additional casting for the series includes Henry Garrett, Zahn McClarnon, Paola Nunez and Sydney Lucas.

[03/11/16 - 10:32 AM]
John Turturro and Riz Ahmed Star in the Eight-Part HBO Limited Series "The Night Of," Debuting This Summer
The project was filmed in and around Manhattan and is based on the BBC series "Criminal Justice," created by Peter Moffat.

[03/11/16 - 09:51 AM]
Cast of "3%," The New Netflix Original Series, Starts Filming in Sao Paulo
The first season will have eight episodes and will be filmed in Ultra HD 4K.

[03/11/16 - 09:50 AM]
"Marvel's Luke Cage" - September 30, We Are Heading to Harlem
The premiere date announcement was made during last night's New York City premiere of "Marvel's Daredevil" season two.

[03/11/16 - 09:50 AM]
Live + 3 Day: ABC's "Quantico" Tops Sunday as the Night's #1 Broadcast Program in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 6.

[03/11/16 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Bang Theory" Lead Tight Demo Race
The Eye narrowly edges out FOX and ABC among adults 18-49.

[03/11/16 - 08:32 AM]
"Grey's Anatomy" Finishes as Thursday's No. 2 TV Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 10.

[03/11/16 - 08:23 AM]
"Shades of Blue" Builds by 43% on Its Lead-In to Retain 100% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 10.

[03/11/16 - 07:10 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet" Returns with All-New Life and Death Situations
Look for the first of 12 all-new episodes beginning Saturday, April 16 at 9:00/8:00c.







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[01/18/20 - 06:17 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 06:16 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 03:04 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 02:08 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Keeps FOX on Top in Demos
The network remains the adults 18-49 champ while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
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