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[04/07/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 7
Updates include: Christopher Meloni to voice "Botcop" for FOX; Grant Bowler is "Still Star-Crossed" at ABC; and Melissa McCarthy bound for Netflix's "Gilmore Girls" revival.

[04/07/16 - 10:06 PM]
Winner Announced on Series Finale of "American Idol"
Former judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson also returned for the show's swan song.

[04/07/16 - 05:43 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo for FOX's All-New Dating Series "Coupled," Premiering May 17 at 9/8c on FOX!
Said promo just premiered during the series finale of "American Idol."

[04/07/16 - 03:42 PM]
Esquire Network Greenlights Hit Series, "Car Matchmaker," For Third Season Premiering June 22, 2016
With 16 half-hour episodes, this season will feature consummate car guy Spike Feresten taking on an entirely new set of challenges.

[04/07/16 - 03:17 PM]
Bravo Media Offers a Gripping Three-Part Reunion with "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Beginning Tuesday, April 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a "Secrets Revealed" special on Tuesday, May 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/07/16 - 03:00 PM]
Sofia Carson and Daya Set to Perform at the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards
The two-hour television special "Disney Channel Presents the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards" originating from the event to be presented Sunday, May 1 on Disney Channel.

[04/07/16 - 02:06 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Returns to the Darkness with "Penny Dreadful" in New Season Three Trailer
As previously announced, the new season rolls out Sunday, May 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/07/16 - 01:48 PM]
2016 Monday Night Football Preseason Schedule
Look for Indianapolis Colts vs. Green Bay Packers on August 7 and Dallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams on August 13.

[04/07/16 - 01:00 PM]
Freeform Continues to Grow Its Programming Slate with New Series, Pilots, Returning Series and More
The network will also make its first venture into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with new series "Marvel's Cloak and Dagger," a superhero love story.

[04/07/16 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Orders Second Seasons of New Dramas "Lucifer" and "Rosewood"
"We look forward to two stand-out sophomore seasons from both series," said David Madden.

[04/07/16 - 12:04 PM]
Emmy(R)-Winning HBO Comedy Series "Veep," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Returns for Its Fifth Season April 24
Recurring guest stars on the new season include John Slattery, Sarah Sutherland and Hugh Laurie.

[04/07/16 - 12:01 PM]
New Remake of Cult Classic - "Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?" - Premieres June 18 on Lifetime!
The retelling stars James Franco and reunites Tori Spelling and Ivan Sergei from the original film.

[04/07/16 - 11:30 AM]
History's Hit Series "Top Gear" Returns for an All New Season Beginning Tuesday, April 26 at 9 PM ET/PT
Immediately following at 10 PM ET/PT is the brand new 16 episode half-hour series "Car Hunters," which follows individuals as they passionately search for their dream car.

[04/07/16 - 11:29 AM]
Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe-Winning HBO Series "Game of Thrones" Returns for Sixth Season April 24
New cast members for the sixth season include: Pilou Asbaek, Essie Davis, Souad Faress, James Faulkner, Richard E. Grant, Ian McShane, Joe Naufau, Freddie Stroma and Max von Sydow.

[04/07/16 - 10:30 AM]
2016 "American Country Countdown Awards" Adds Kelsea Ballerini, Cam, Dan + Shay, Sam Hunt, Martina McBride and Cole Swindell to Lineup of Performers
Said event airs Sunday, May 1 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[04/07/16 - 10:03 AM]
Adam Carolla to Host Live Innovative Interactive Talk Show on Spike
"Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live" will feature the renowned television, radio and internet personality taking on building projects with celebrity friends in need of his carpentry expertise.

[04/07/16 - 08:54 AM]
Video: Newly Released - First Four Minutes of BBC America's "Orphan Black" Season Premiere
An exclusive first look at the opening scene of the premiere episode packs an exciting punch and an OMG moment that will set tongues wagging.

[04/07/16 - 08:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "Idol," "Empire"
The network more than doubles second place ABC among adults 18-49.

[04/07/16 - 07:30 AM]
"Time Traveling Bong" from "Broad City's" Ilana Glazer, Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello Debuts On Comedy Central on 4/20 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
As part of a special, three-night event, "Time Traveling Bong" will roll out over three consecutive nights, April 20, 21, 22 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

[04/07/16 - 07:00 AM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads Back to New York City for a Week Of Shows from the Famous Apollo Theater Oct. 31 - Nov. 3
In addition to this week of shows in New York, "Conan" will once again be doing a week of shows from Comic-Con(R) International in San Diego this July.

[04/06/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 6
Updates include: FYI pulls the plug on "Kocktails with Khloé"; Jamie Bamber among latest cast in ABC's "Model Woman"; and Warren Christie bound for "Eyewitness" at USA.

[04/06/16 - 02:20 PM]
NBC, Dick Wolf Develop "Law & Order" True Crime Anthology Series: The Menendez Brothers Murder Case Up First
The eight-episode anthology series currently in development will focus on Lyle and Erik Menendez, brothers who were convicted of murdering their parents and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in 1996.

[04/06/16 - 02:01 PM]
Esquire Network Greenlights Season Two of Hit Scripted Drama "Spotless"
The announcement follows Esquire delivering significant growth in first quarter 2016, including the network's most watched quarter in its history among A25-54 and total viewers, and second most watched quarter among A18-49.

[04/06/16 - 01:34 PM]
CMT to Pay Tribute to Country Legend Merle Haggard with "CMT Remembers Merle Haggard" Special Tonight at 8:30PM ET/PT
The special will feature never-before-seen footage and interviews, vintage performance clips and commentary from Haggard himself as well as some of country music's biggest stars.

[04/06/16 - 01:32 PM]
"Don't Miss a Moment" - NBC Sports Group to Present Every Stanley Cup Playoff Game for Fifth Consecutive Season
During April, May, and June, NBC Sports Group will televise as many as 105 playoff games and possibly more than 260 hours of programming.

[04/06/16 - 01:23 PM]
DIY Network's "Texas Flip N Move" Scores Series High Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Friday, April 1.

[04/06/16 - 01:04 PM]
Popular Docu-Series "Livin' Lozada" Featuring Evelyn Lozada Premieres a New Season on OWN Saturday, May 7
The premiere season of "Livin' Lozada" brought younger viewers to the network and was the highest-rated freshman season ever for an OWN docu-series for women 18-49.

[04/06/16 - 12:36 PM]
Video: "Deadbeat" Key Art + Teaser
The show's complete third season drops on Wednesday, April 20.

[04/06/16 - 12:12 PM]
Trevor Donovan Cast as Eddy Arnold in CMT's Scripted Drama "Million Dollar Quartet"
The son of a sharecropper, Arnold's inimitable baritone voice brought country to the masses, and made him the most popular country artist of the 20th century with hits including "Make The World Go Away."

[04/06/16 - 10:46 AM]
"Flowers" - Seeso's First Scripted Original Series - to Premiere May 5
The six, half-hour episode series stars Olivia Colman and Julian Barratt.

[04/06/16 - 10:36 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns for Its Ten-Episode Third Season April 24 on HBO
New guest stars this season include Stephen Tobolowsky as Jack Barker, Pied Piper's new CEO, and Annie Sertich as tech blogger C.J. Cantwell.

[04/06/16 - 10:33 AM]
Netflix Announces New Comedy Documentary, "Hannibal Takes Edinburgh," will Debut April 8
The film follows Hannibal Buress as the then up-and-coming comedian performed nightly to packed houses at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the largest art and comedy festival in the world.

[04/06/16 - 10:31 AM]
The Doctors Are Scrubbing Back in as E!'s Hit Series "Botched" Returns Tuesday, May 10 at 9 PM ET/PT
Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif are picking up their scalpels and righting the wrongs of some of the most extreme botched plastic surgery cases yet on the new season.

[04/06/16 - 10:30 AM]
Jennie Garth, Dan Payne and Corbin Bernsen Star in "Karen Kingsbury's A Time to Dance," Premiering May 15 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
The film tells the story of Abby (Garth) and John (Payne) Reynolds, a married couple who have been together since their days as high school sweethearts - when John was a football hero and Abby dreamed of becoming a writer.

[04/06/16 - 10:11 AM]
FX to Air "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" Marathon on Saturday
The universally acclaimed, 10-part limited series concluded this past Tuesday (April 5) with the airing of the final episode.

[04/06/16 - 09:33 AM]
TBS Picks Up Season 2 of "The Detour"
The network has ordered a 13-episode second season of the series several days before the show's official launch.

[04/06/16 - 09:23 AM]
Ovation TV to Premiere Season Two of "Raiders of the Lost Art" on May 11
Episodes will air back-to-back each Wednesday night for six weeks.

[04/06/16 - 09:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Into the Top Spot
NBC has to settle for second place with a recap episode of "The Voice."

[04/06/16 - 08:15 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates Earth Day with a Powerful Lineup Highlighting the People Who Inspire Us to Make a Difference
The April 22 stunt will celebrate by honoring the people who get their hands dirty making the world a better place.

[04/06/16 - 08:02 AM]
CMT to Celebrate NASCAR with the Premiere of "NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed"
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Kyle Larson, Joey Logano, Richard Petty, Tony Stewart and Darrell Waltrip are among the participants.

[04/06/16 - 07:17 AM]
Investigation Discovery to Offer Ultimate Crime Lover Experience at First-Ever IDCON
IDCON will be held on Saturday, June 11 in New York City at the Altman Building - an iconic space in Chelsea completely transformed into the ultimate mystery and suspense experience.

[04/06/16 - 06:41 AM]
"Project Mc2" Is Full STEAM Ahead on Netflix this Summer with Two New Seasons
The first mission, codename Season 2, will activate worldwide Friday, August 12, followed by another mission, code name Season 3, that will launch fall 2016.

[04/05/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 5
Updates include: Nickelodeon gives second season to "School of Rock"; Kat Graham set for last season of The CW's "The Vampire Diaries"; and Amazon halts TV sequel to "Galaxy Quest."

[04/05/16 - 02:31 PM]
"Grimm" Renewed for Sixth Season as Friday Night Series Readies to Tell New Tales
"We absolutely love what our producers and cast have accomplished over the past five seasons," Jennifer Salke said.

[04/05/16 - 01:57 PM]
WGN America Releases New Teaser Trailer and Premiere Date Image for "Salem"
The much-anticipated third season of the supernatural thriller "Salem" will premiere this fall during Halloween week.

[04/05/16 - 12:09 PM]
First Look Video and Art Released for "Power" Season Three
This first look at the dynamic, new season finds James "Ghost" St. Patrick at odds with everyone including his former partner and brother Tommy Egan.

[04/05/16 - 12:04 PM]
FYI Docuseries "Arranged" Returns for Season Two - Tuesday, May 10 at 9pm ET/PT
In season two, viewers will follow three couples from different backgrounds that have one thing in common - the belief in arranged marriages.

[04/05/16 - 10:45 AM]
Taye Diggs to Host Hypnotizing Comedy Game Show "You're Back in the Room" (working title)
Additionally, award-winning hypnotist Keith Barry, who stars in the original U.K. show, will join as resident hypnotist.

[04/05/16 - 10:27 AM]
The CW Network Announces Additional 2016 Summer Premieres
The network confirms return dates for "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Whose Line is it Anyway?" and "Masters of Illusion."

[04/05/16 - 10:20 AM]
Angela Kinsey and Steve Little Join Netflix Original Comedy Series "Haters Back Off"
Kinsey will play Bethany, the mom of Miranda Sings; while Little will play Miranda's Uncle Jim.







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[04/19/19 - 10:07 AM]
Bravo Media Returns to the Big Easy When "Southern Charm New Orleans" Premieres Sunday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning socialites include Tamica Lee, Barry Smith, Reagan Charleston, Jeff Charleston, Justin Reese, Jon Moody, Rachel McKenzie and Kelsey Nichols.

[04/19/19 - 09:23 AM]
YouTube Greenlights "Retro Tech" Starring YouTube Creator Marques Brownlee
The six-episode unscripted series will debut on Marques' YouTube channel this December.

[04/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Music's Biggest Event for Families Returns For Its Seventh Year, Live for the First Time and With a New Name: "ARDYs: A Radio Disney Music Celebration," Sunday, June 16
For the first time, it will be a live telecast, originating from Los Angeles, on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW, with a simulcast on Radio Disney.

[04/19/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye takes home victories in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/19/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Get the First Look at Footage from Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us"
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[04/18/19 - 09:00 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Brings an Unforgettable Night of Television to ABC with "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Wednesday, May 22
Ellie Kemper, Jamie Foxx, Justina Machado, Marisa Tomei, Wanda Sykes, Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson are among those slated to appear.

[04/18/19 - 05:07 PM]
"Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate" Will Launch Globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 14th
The special, which was taped at Hollywood's Dolby Theater, is filled with an elite lineup of talent paying homage to the iconic show and its director/producer George Schlatter with modern takes on timeless moments.

[04/18/19 - 04:45 PM]
NBC Shifts Two of Its Tuesday Series by Moving "The Village" to 8 p.m. and "The Voice" to 9 p.m.
The five-week change will begin April 23 and conclude May 21.

[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Slots "Bless This Mess" Pilot Encore in Advance of Second Episode
Look for its debut installment at 8:30/7:30c this Tuesday, April 23 (in place of "The Kids Are Alright") followed by a new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/18/19 - 11:57 AM]
Lifetime Reveals Royal Slate in Celebration of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's First Wedding Anniversary
Said offerings are timed with the premiere of "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
Lauren Corrao Joins Freeform as Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Most recently she was co-president of Tornante TV, an independent studio owned by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Renews "Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, for the 2019-2020 Season
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[04/18/19 - 10:44 AM]
Governor Cuomo Announces Netflix Will Expand New York Presence with New Production Hub in New York City
The production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan and six sound stages in Brooklyn with the capacity to hold thousands of production crew jobs within five years.

[04/18/19 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's "Krypton" Season 2 on Syfy June 12 at 10PM
Plus: the brand new, full-length trailer puts a spotlight on villains, both familiar and new, as the fate of our much-loved heroes is threatened once more.

[04/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
It's a Family Affair as E!'s Latest Docu-Series "Relatively Nat & Liv" Premieres Sunday, June 2nd at 10PM ET/PT
The series features social influencers, and cousins, Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson, along with their close-knit families, as they juggle their lives between the beauty and fame of Los Angeles and their humble and hilarious roots in Vancouver.