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[03/16/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 16
Updates include: Michael Weatherly to topline "Bull" for CBS; Bill Bellamy to play "Havoc" at FOX; and Minnie Driver to get "Speechless" on ABC.

[03/16/16 - 06:00 PM]
FOX Orders Third Season of Hit Drama "Gotham"
The series ranks among this season's Top 10 entertainment programs overall among Men 18-49, and places among the season's Top 5 broadcast dramas among Men 18-49 and Men 18-34.

[03/16/16 - 04:30 PM]
"Entertainment Tonight's" Nischelle Turner Joins the Cast of "The Passion"
Turner will report live from the procession route throughout the two-hour inspirational event.

[03/16/16 - 01:02 PM]
CBS Announces Finale Dates, Return Dates and Special Events
Highlights include the return of "Person of Interest" on Tuesday, May 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/16/16 - 11:30 AM]
Talented Junior Chefs Showcase Their Skills on Food Network in New Season of "Chopped Junior"
Guest judges include Jerome Bettis, Ayesha Curry, Haylie Duff, Jennie Garth, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Carla Hall, Tony Hawk, Eddie Jackson, Ali Larter, Kelsey Nixon, Andrew Rannells, Rico Rodriguez, Debby Ryan, Alison Sweeney, Christine Taylor and more.

[03/16/16 - 11:00 AM]
Dear Diary: TV Land Orders Pilot Script of "Heathers"
The script is written by Jason Micallef, and Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi will executive produce for Lakeshore Entertainment.

[03/16/16 - 10:30 AM]
Dove Cameron Performs "Genie in a Bottle" in a "Descendants"-Themed Music Video Debuting March 18 on Disney Channel
In this music video, Mal is transported into the magic lamp of Jordan (Iman Karran), the daughter of "Aladdin's" Genie, after wishing she had Jordan's magical powers.

[03/16/16 - 10:19 AM]
Video: OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Unveils First Look at New Original Drama Series "Greenleaf" in Advance of June Premiere
The family drama set against the backdrop of a sprawling Memphis megachurch will now launch with a two-night premiere on Tuesday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 22.

[03/16/16 - 10:18 AM]
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Team with Adaptive Studios, Pilgrim Media Group and go90(TM) for High-Concept, Interactive, Mobile-First Reality Competition Series "The Runner"
The project has been 16 years in the making: originally sold to ABC in 2000 and it was again sold to Yahoo in 2006 where it remained in development.

[03/16/16 - 10:02 AM]
Andrea Parker Returns as Series Regular on Seventh Season of Freeform's "Pretty Little Liars"
The airdate for the seventh season of "Pretty Little Liars" has not been announced.

[03/16/16 - 09:03 AM]
More Performers Announced for the "51st Academy of Country Music Awards(R)," Broadcast Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 3 on CBS
Brett Eldredge and Chris Young with Cassadee Pope have been added to the incredible lineup of artists scheduled to perform.

[03/16/16 - 09:00 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Second Season of Provocative Docu-Series "Dark Net"
Produced and developed by cutting edge media and technology company, Vocativ, the docu-series explores the dangers of the internet's unregulated underbelly known as the deep web.

[03/16/16 - 09:00 AM]
Freeform Premieres Disney's "Frozen" During the "Frozen" Weekend Programming Event March 26 and 27
You'll also get the chance to hang out with other quirky, lovable characters such as Carl Fredricksen, Dumbo, and a bunny named E.B. Who knows, you may just meet some characters that are worth melting for.

[03/16/16 - 08:49 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Holds Onto Demo Crown for NBC
Said telecast helps boost newcomer "Crowded" to the top spot at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/16/16 - 08:32 AM]
"The Real O'Neals" Holds Nearly All of Its Week-Ago Premiere
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 15.

[03/16/16 - 08:28 AM]
"Crowded" Generates Strong Sampling, Wins in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 15.

[03/16/16 - 08:08 AM]
Chelsea Handler Wrote Her Own Press Release for Her New Netflix Talk Show
The half-hour talk show will air Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays beginning May 11.

[03/16/16 - 08:01 AM]
Travel Channel Series Gets New Name: "Secret Eats with Adam Richman"
The series, previously known as "Man Finds Food," will roll out this summer on the network.

[03/16/16 - 07:47 AM]
WE tv Greenlights "My Life Is a Telenovela"
Set in Miami, the series will follow a group of beautiful and fierce Latina actresses and actors working in this hyper-competitive world, which has captivated hundreds of millions of viewers.

[03/16/16 - 07:43 AM]
"Maron" Starts Over in Season Four - Premieres Wednesday, May 4 at 9:00pm ET/PT on IFC
Having blown his sobriety, he has now lost it all: house, friends, career, even his cats are all gone.

[03/15/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 15
Updates include: Jennifer Beals to star in NBC's "Taken"; Sakina Jaffrey set as lead in ABC's "Toast"; and Stephen Fry to visit "The Great Indoors" at CBS.

[03/15/16 - 02:37 PM]
AMC and Sony Pictures Television Announce the Season Three Renewal of Emmy(R) Nominated Drama "Better Call Saul"
Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould will return as showrunners for the new 10-episode season.

[03/15/16 - 01:43 PM]
E! Announces New Documentary Series Taking Viewers Exclusively Inside the Private World of Global Superstar Mariah Carey
The eight one-hour episode docu-series, "Mariah's World" will grant VIP access to the songstress like never before as she begins her "Sweet Sweet Fantasy" tour of the United Kingdom, Europe and Africa, all while planning her upcoming wedding to Australian business mogul, James Packer.

[03/15/16 - 01:11 PM]
"The Path" Key Art - Launches on March 30th on Hulu
Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan and Hugh Dancy star in the streaming service's latest original.

[03/15/16 - 12:20 PM]
TBS's "Conan" to Welcome the Cast of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill will be joined by fellow cast members Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Laurence Fishburne, Gal Gadot, Holly Hunter and Diane Lane, as well as director Zack Snyder.

[03/15/16 - 12:16 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Premiere One-Hour Special "Mrs. & Mr. Smith" Saturday, March 26 at 10 P.M. on OWN
The one-hour special will follow the lives of NFL legend Emmitt Smith and wife Pat Smith and is produced by Pilgrim Media Group.

[03/15/16 - 11:50 AM]
Spring Into Lifetime's Limited Series Event "Doctor Foster: A Woman Scorned" and New Movie, "Jack of the Red Hearts," This April
Suranne Jones and Bertie Carvel star in the former while AnnaSophia Robb, Famke Janssen and Sophia Anne Caruso topline the latter.

[03/15/16 - 11:31 AM]
FOX News Channel's Megyn Kelly to Host First Primetime Special on FOX Broadcasting Monday, May 23
The one-hour special will feature a variety of celebrity interviews from the world of politics, entertainment and other areas of human interest.

[03/15/16 - 10:30 AM]
Bravo Media Serves Up an Emotional "Vanderpump Rules" Three-Part Reunion Beginning Monday, March 21 at 9 PM ET/PT
Prior to the reunion, fans can get the inside scoop on the stories behind the stories with "Vanderpump Rules Uncensored" airing on Wednesday, March 16.

[03/15/16 - 10:09 AM]
Spike Teams Up with Lionsgate Television, Mission Control Media and MX Productions On "Tracks"
The Christina Aguilera-produced, music-based game show will debut as a half-hour special on Spike TV later this year.

[03/15/16 - 09:19 AM]
Visionary Mexican Filmmaker Everardo Gout Tapped to Direct National Geographic Channel's Six-Part Global Miniseries Event, "Mars"
Principal photography on the scripted portions of the series is set to start shooting this spring in Budapest and Morocco, with a premiere set for fall 2016.

[03/15/16 - 09:04 AM]
Pop Orders Eight Episodes of "Hollywood Darlings," With Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin and Beverley Mitchell
The network ordered eight half-hour episodes, which will follow three lifelong friends who grew up together in "the business."

[03/15/16 - 09:01 AM]
Matthew Perry to Star as Ted Kennedy in Reelz Miniseries "The Kennedys-After Camelot"
The new four hour miniseries is based on the New York Times best seller, "After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present" by best-selling author and biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli.

[03/15/16 - 09:00 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Claims Demo Crown with "The Bachelor" Finale
NBC's "The Voice" however wins the head-to-head showdown at 8:00/7:00c among adults 18-49.

[03/15/16 - 08:35 AM]
SundanceTV Acquires Acclaimed Italian Series "Gomorrah" from The Weinstein Company
The show's first season, comprised of 12 episodes, will premiere on SundanceTV in summer 2016.

[03/15/16 - 07:59 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Start of Production on a Documentary About Whitney Houston, Directed by BAFTA(R) Award Winner Nick Broomfield
The project joins an esteemed list of documentaries under the Showtime Documentary Films banner that focus on the lives and legacies of culture-defining figures.

[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.







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[10/15/19 - 10:38 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 10:01 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 09:17 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:29 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 12:50 PM]
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[10/14/19 - 12:00 PM]
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[10/14/19 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 09:13 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 09:09 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 08:19 AM]
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