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[03/31/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 31
Updates include: Alyson Hannigan to host The CW's "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"; Brooks Wheelan set to "Toast" at ABC; and Patrick J. Adams books top secret role on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow."

[03/31/16 - 01:28 PM]
Airdate and Time Change: Freeform's "Superfan Suite: Shadowhunters" Will Air Friday, April 8
The special was previously slated for Tuesday, April 12 on the cable channel.

[03/31/16 - 12:45 PM]
E! Hit "WAGS" Returns With New Faces & Even More Drama from Inside the Exclusive World of the Women Beside Some of Today's Hottest Professional Athletes
The show's sophomore run kicks off Sunday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/31/16 - 12:08 PM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads to Korea in Special Extended Episode to Air Saturday, April 9
O'Brien recently caused quite a stir when he arrived in Seoul, South Korea, to the cheers of thousands of screaming fans.

[03/31/16 - 11:59 AM]
Lifetime Announces Returns of Hit Series "UnREAL" and "Devious Maids" Mondays Beginning June 6
Plus: starting today, "UnREAL" fans can also binge "The Faith Diaries," a new scripted spinoff series, at mylifetime.com where all ten episodes are available.

[03/31/16 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming Slate
As Animal Planet approaches its 20th anniversary in October, the network ranked among the top-20 ad-supported cable networks in Primetime among Men 25-54 in 2015.

[03/31/16 - 11:25 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming Slate
Discovery has an ambitious lineup of 22 returning series and 20 new ones.

[03/31/16 - 11:24 AM]
Destination America 2016-2017 Upfront Programming
Destination America showcases programming about myths, legends, food, adventure, natural history, or iconic landscapes from Alaska to Appalachia.

[03/31/16 - 11:23 AM]
Science Channel Unveils Its 2016-17 Upfront Slate Led by "Search for the Next MythBusters" and the Return of "Punkin Chunkin"
"It's an exciting time for Science Channel as we're strengthening and energizing the brand with innovative and imaginative programming," said Marc Etkind.

[03/31/16 - 11:22 AM]
Animal Planet Announces All-New Series "Life of Dogs" - A Look Back at the Natural History of Our Best Friend
The five-episode series is slated to premiere early 2017.

[03/31/16 - 11:21 AM]
High-Octane Entertainment Fuels Velocity's 2016-17 Upfront Slate
Velocity's 2016-17 programming lineup of approximately 400 premiere hours will continue fueling the network's position as the #1 provider of high-octane entertainment.

[03/31/16 - 11:20 AM]
Veterinarians Juggle Family, Animals and Business on Animal Planet's "Texas Vets" (WT)
The eight-episode season premieres on Saturday, June 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/31/16 - 11:19 AM]
TLC Launches First Scripted Series, Moves Back Into the Property Space and Kicks Off New Brand Campaign in 2016
An eight-episode drama produced by Tyler Perry Studios, "Too Close To Home," tells the story of a young woman who escaped her working class upbringing to discover unparalleled success in the fast-paced D.C. political circuit, only to find herself at the center of a scandal.

[03/31/16 - 11:18 AM]
Discovery Communications Launches All-New "Seeker" to Feed Bright, Curious Minds
The web-native network features over 250 videos premiering every month and socially driven content appealing to bright, curious millennials who act on their curiosity by experiencing, observing and exploring.

[03/31/16 - 11:17 AM]
Discovery Announces "Manifesto," A New Scripted Series About How the FBI Brought Down the Infamous Unabomber
The series will tell the story of how the FBI brought down one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world from the point of view of an FBI profiler.

[03/31/16 - 11:05 AM]
American Heroes Channel 2016-2017 Upfront Programming
AHC provides a rare glimpse into major events that shaped our world, and the great defenders of our freedom.

[03/31/16 - 11:03 AM]
Investigation Discovery Joins Law Enforcement in an Ongoing Investigation of Six Open Cases in New Docuseries "The Vanishing Women"
As ID's first serialized docuseries, the six-part series will premiere on Monday, June 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/31/16 - 11:02 AM]
Real People, Real Stories: Investigation Discovery Announces Powerful New Slate of Original Content for 2016-2017 Upfront Season
Featuring stories of heartache and triumph, the new slate delivers more of what viewers love about ID - real stories about real people presented from a deeply personal perspective.

[03/31/16 - 10:48 AM]
From Mitt to Mic, "This Is Mike Stud" Follows Self Made Music Entrepreneur and Internet Sensation When the Series Premieres June 21 on Esquire Network
The series will go behind the scenes into the hilarious and entertaining life of Mike Stud, a Duke educated, former All-American baseball player who unexpectedly turned to music after an injury robbed him of his lifelong dream to play pro ball.

[03/31/16 - 10:26 AM]
Netflix to Premiere DreamWorks Animation's "Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh" on July 29
The series picks up where the hit 2015 animated film left off.

[03/31/16 - 09:03 AM]
The Adult Swim Golf Classic Airs Next Friday!
One of the world's most famous golf competitions airs next week and it's not at Augusta National.

[03/31/16 - 09:01 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Rolls Into April with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Peter Dinklage, Russell Crowe and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are all on tap in the coming weeks.

[03/31/16 - 09:01 AM]
Culinary Hopefuls Compete For Stardom in the Return of "Food Network Star"
Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay headline the show's 12th edition, premiering Sunday, May 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/31/16 - 08:53 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Returns on Top for FOX
The network's juggernaut is also up from its December finale among adults 18-49.

[03/31/16 - 08:35 AM]
FYI Celebrates Best Quarter Ever in Key Adults and Women
FYI spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2016.

[03/31/16 - 08:05 AM]
Comedy Central Announces 2016-2017 Content Development Slate, Including 5 Series Pickups, 10 New Specials and 11 Pilot Orders
Highlights include two projects from Kevin Hart's Hartbeat Productions.

[03/31/16 - 06:03 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights All-New True Crime Series "Hard Evidence: OJ Is Innocent" with Executive Producer Martin Sheen
Executive produced and narrated by Emmy award-winning Martin Sheen, the six-episode series is slated to premiere in early 2017.

[03/31/16 - 06:01 AM]
Disney XD by Maker Videos Now Live on Disney XD Digital Platforms
Disney XD by Maker content includes a wide-range of storytelling and production styles.

[03/31/16 - 05:02 AM]
Video: BBC America Releases First Look "Top Gear" Teaser Trailer
This is the first of a number of promos being released in the run up to the show's launch in May.

[03/31/16 - 03:01 AM]
From the Director and Producers of Velvet and Gran Hotel, Comes the First Netflix Original Series Shot and Produced in Spain
The drama is centered upon four women from different backgrounds, hired to be switchboard operators for the country's only telephone company in 1920s Spain.

[03/30/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 30
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels animated comedy "Moonbeam City"; Jill Hennessy latest cast in "Shots Fired" at FOX; and Tawny Cypress boards NBC's "The Blacklist" spin-off.

[03/30/16 - 03:06 PM]
USA-Guatemala: ESPN's Best Audience for Semifinal Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 29.

[03/30/16 - 02:12 PM]
Survivalists to Go Head-to-Head to See Who's Toughest in Discovery's "The Wheel"
The series demands that participants conquer eight distinctly grueling landscapes across the world, each requiring a completely different set of survival skills.

[03/30/16 - 01:17 PM]
Cartoon Network Greenlights Fifth Seasons of Hit Original Series "Steven Universe" and "Uncle Grandpa"
They will return next season and join the ranks of other returning hits, "Adventure Time," "Clarence," "The Amazing World of Gumball" and "Regular Show."

[03/30/16 - 12:39 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "W. Kamau Bell: Semi-Prominent Negro"
Directed by Morgan Spurlock and filmed before a live audience at the Roulette Theater in Brooklyn, the special premieres Friday, April 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/16 - 12:29 PM]
Discovery's "Cooper's Treasure" Tells the Incredible Story of a Legendary Astronaut's Secret Treasure Map Created from Space
The new documentary series will follow the quest of treasure hunter Darrell Miklos as he attempts to decode the treasure map of his boyhood idol Gordon Cooper.

[03/30/16 - 12:18 PM]
ESPN Films' 30 for 30 Volume III Continues with "This Magic Moment" Premiering April 14
The film will chronicle the birth and rapid growth of the Orlando Magic franchise in the 1990s, with the help of Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway.

[03/30/16 - 12:16 PM]
E! Takes Pop Culture Fans Inside the Hottest New Music Awards Show with "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards" Kicking Off On-Air, Online, and on Social This Sunday, April 3rd
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards" the following night at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/30/16 - 11:53 AM]
VH1 Leads the Top 25 Cable Networks as the Fastest Growing Entertainment Channel in First Quarter, Up 29%
VH1 spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2016.

[03/30/16 - 11:44 AM]
Investigation Discovery Announces New Series In Partnership With People Magazine
Featuring exclusive interviews, new facts and emotional firsthand accounts by those closest to the investigation, "People Magazine Investigates" is a 10-part series set to premiere exclusively on ID, starting this fall.

[03/30/16 - 11:16 AM]
Aaron Sorkin to Bring His Acclaimed Stage Play "A Few Good Men" Live to NBC in Early 2017
"I've been incredibly impressed watching NBC resurrect live musical theater for television and I'm eager to team up with Craig and Neil to help bring live drama back as well," Sorkin said.

[03/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Comedy Central Expands Snapchat Discover Offerings, Announces Massive Slate Developed Exclusively for the Platform
The Snapchat slate includes renewals for existing series, "Quickie with Nikki" (Comedy Central's most-popular Snapchat series), "Swag-A-Saurus with James Davis," "Like It with Liza" and "Hot Takes with Brandon Wardell."

[03/30/16 - 10:23 AM]
NBC Pulls "Hollywood Game Night" from Sunday Lineup
"Dateline NBC" will take over the 10:00/9:00c hour from the series effective immediately.

[03/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Channel to Rev Up Motor Mondays with New Series "Sacred Steel"
The series, produced by Half Yard Productions, will take viewers inside one of the most exclusive and unusual bike clubs in the world that produces one-of-a-kind pieces of art.

[03/30/16 - 09:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Rise in NBC Victory
"Chicago Fire" and "Chicago Med" both return up double digits for the Peacock among adults 18-49.

[03/30/16 - 08:59 AM]
Anthony Stewart Head Cast in Freeform's New Original Series "Guilt"
He'll recur as James Lahue, Grace and Natalie Atwood's wealthy, charming stepfather with ties to murder victim Molly Ryan.

[03/30/16 - 08:40 AM]
ESPN Signs Chris McKendry to New Agreement, Focusing on Tennis
Her final "SportsCenter" will be the 11 a.m. - noon ET edition on Thursday, March 31.

[03/30/16 - 08:34 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Show of the Night in 18-49, "Chicago Med" and "Chicago Fire" Tie for #2
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 29.

[03/30/16 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy, ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" Beats Fox's "New Girl" by Best-Ever Margins in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 29.

[03/30/16 - 08:11 AM]
Fullscreen to Launch SVOD Service on April 26
The programming slate features a diverse library comprised of feature films, scripted and unscripted acquisitions and originals, as well as exclusive content from today's top creators and social influencers.







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[11/17/18 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Last Man Standing" Sparks Another FOX Victory
The network takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/16/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 16
Updates include: Jon Cryer to play Lex Luthor on The CW's "Supergirl"; Hulu orders pilot based on Jeff Lemire's "Sweet Tooth"; and Jeffery Deaver's "The Bone Collector" eyed as drama at NBC.

[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
Karey Burke Named President, ABC Entertainment, Following Channing Dungey's Decision to Step Down from the Role
Upon completion of the 21st Century Fox acquisition, Ms. Burke will then report to Dana Walden, chairman, Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
"America's Got Talent: The Champions" Announces First Group of All-Star Acts
The spin-off will bring together the world's most talented, memorable and all-around fan favorite acts from past seasons of "AGT" and around the globe from the other "Got Talent" franchises," spanning 194 territories.

[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
Video: "Young Justice: Outsiders" - Teaser
The animated series comes to DC Universe on Friday, January 4.

[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." for a Seventh Season
Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward star in the current sixth season, due in Summer 2019.

[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
Ken Jeong to Embark on the Ultimate Christmas Journey in New YouTube Original Special "Ken Jeong Cracks Christmas"
The 30-minute special will debut on the Buzzfeed YouTube channel on December 12.

[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Vice Special Report: The Panic Artists," A Behind-the-Scenes Account of the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuts Dec. 10 on HBO
With exclusive interviews and testimony from the major players in politics and economics, the special provides the definitive look inside the most successful - and most loathed - taxpayer-funded bailout in history.

[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
Writer/Producer Eric Friedman Signs Overall Deal That Extends His Successful Tenure with Disney Channel
Most recently, Friedman was executive producer and showrunner of "Bizaardvark," which has wrapped production after three seasons.

[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports Reigns Supreme in Most Important Metric in All of Television: Live Sports Event Viewing
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Series Score Postseason Football Spotlights
Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Continue Reign
The network leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix to Produce Animated Feature Film "Escape from Hat" from Academy Award Nominated Director Mark Osborne
Production will commence this month in New York for an expected 2022 release.

[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
Animal Planet and Coyote Peterson Announce the Development of First Long-Form Television Series for YouTube Star
The series will premiere on Animal Planet in 2019 and will appeal to Peterson's established 13 million-strong "Coyote Pack" as well as Animal Planet's global audience.