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[04/14/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 14
Updates include: "Game of Thrones" showrunners close in on an end date; Joe Manganiello bows out of History's "Six"; and Jackie Earle Haley tapped for "The Tick" at Amazon.

[04/14/16 - 05:21 PM]
Golden State Warriors' Record, Kobe Bryant's Farewell Deliver Two Most-Watched NBA Regular-Season Finales Ever on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 13.

[04/14/16 - 05:16 PM]
Super Bowl Bound: FOX Sports Announces Schedule for 23rd NFL Season
The season culminates beneath falling confetti at Houston's NRG Stadium following FOX Sports' presentation of Super Bowl LI, the seventh NFL championship to be determined on FOX over the last 20 years.

[04/14/16 - 05:12 PM]
ESPN's 2016 "Monday Night Football" Schedule
The opener features a matchup of 2015 playoff teams - Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers against Kirk Cousins and the defending NFC East champion Redskins.

[04/14/16 - 05:05 PM]
NBC, The Only Network with Two NFL Primetime Packages, Announces 2016 "Sunday Night Football" & "Thursday Night Football" Schedules
NBC's schedule kicks off with a blockbuster Kickoff Weekend featuring all four teams from last season's AFC and NFC Championship Games.

[04/14/16 - 05:03 PM]
Primetime Football Returns to CBS for Third Year of "Thursday Night Football"
With the five early-season games, "Thursday Night Football" will once again help launch CBS's Fall primetime schedule.

[04/14/16 - 05:00 PM]
2016 "Thursday Night Football" Broadcast Schedule Announced
This season marks the first year that NBC has joined NFL Network and CBS to broadcast "Thursday Night Football," as well as the first season of a new streaming partnership with Twitter.

[04/14/16 - 01:08 PM]
Bravo Media Renews Hit Series "The Real Housewives of Potomac"
"The Real Housewives of Potomac" ranked as the second highest-rated freshman series among all ad-supported cable networks among P25-54.

[04/14/16 - 01:05 PM]
CBS Announces 2015-16 Season Finale Storylines
Said finales run from "Supergirl" on Monday, April 18 through "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" on Wednesday, May 25.

[04/14/16 - 01:00 PM]
Starz Adds Playwright and Television Writer Tanya Saracho as Showrunner for "Pour Vida"
"Pour Vida" follows twin sisters, Brook and Lyn Hernandez, who inherit an East LA building from their recently deceased mother.

[04/14/16 - 12:49 PM]
TNT Officially Greenlights "Tales from the Crypt" 10-Episode Series and Orders "Time of Death" (working title) Pilot from IM Global Television
TNT has also begun development on "Creatures," from Naegle Ink.

[04/14/16 - 12:45 PM]
Video: Check Out the All-New "Inside Amy Schumer" Season 4 Trailer
The series returns Thursday, April 21 at 10:00/9:00c on Comedy Central.

[04/14/16 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Premieres First Original Short Documentary "Extremis" in September
The project explores the harrowing decisions that doctors, families and patients face in urgent end-of-life cases.

[04/14/16 - 11:11 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents a New Mystery Movie Premiere Every Sunday Night in June
Look for fresh installments from "Garage Sale Mystery" starring Lori Loughlin, "Aurora Teagarden" starring Candace Cameron Bure, "Murder She Baked" starring Alison Sweeney and "Flower Shop Mystery" starring Brooke Shields.

[04/14/16 - 11:10 AM]
Video: All-New Season 12 Promo for "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Now Available
The series returns Sunday, May 1 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/14/16 - 10:01 AM]
Spike Greenlights "The Mist" - New 10 Episode Series Based on Classic Stephen King Novella
"The Mist" tells a harrowing story about a seemingly innocuous mist that seeps into a small town and creates immense havoc.

[04/14/16 - 10:00 AM]
Hulu Acquires Exclusive Rights for AwesomenessTV's "Freakish"
The series centers on a group of students at a small-town high school, who must fight for survival when predatory mutant freaks take over after a meltdown at the local chemical plant.

[04/14/16 - 09:16 AM]
TV Land Comedies "The Jim Gaffigan Show" and "Impastor" to Return for Season Two This June
Originally set for Wednesdays, said duo will now air on Sunday nights.

[04/14/16 - 09:09 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for New Line-Up of Original Stand-up Comedy Specials
Ali Wong, Bo Burnham, Jeff Foxworthy with Larry The Cable Guy, Jim Jefferies and Iliza Shlesinger are among the featured auspices.

[04/14/16 - 09:03 AM]
Video: AMC Releases New Promo for Upcoming Series "Preacher"
Earlier this week, AMC released the official key art.

[04/14/16 - 08:56 AM]
USA Network Unveils New Brand Positioning, "We The Bold"
Building upon USA's rich characters-driven history, "We The Bold" reflects the values and interests of today's modern audiences by evoking courage, resiliency, risk-taking and authenticity.

[04/14/16 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Keeps Demo Crown for FOX
Plus: newcomer "STRONG" stalls out of the gate for NBC despite a "Voice" lead-in.

[04/14/16 - 08:32 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "The Drew," A Documentary Film from Two-Time NBA All Star Baron Davis
An official selection at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival, the film is narrated by popular rapper, actor and television host Xzibit.

[04/14/16 - 08:06 AM]
TV One Represents Black Culture by Defying Expectations with 26 Original Movies, 14 New and Returning Series and First Scripted Drama in 2017
"By expanding our programming genres and archetypes that represent the black community, we offer advertisers the opportunity to be seen in an environment that is both positive and unique," said Brad Siegel.

[04/14/16 - 08:03 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Set for Two-Week Road Trip to Cover 2016 Democratic and Republican Conventions
"As someone who knows almost nothing about how American politics works, I look forward to spending two weeks with people just like me," said Trevor Noah.

[04/14/16 - 07:01 AM]
Fowler, Castro to Host ESPN2's Prime-Time Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Coverage; Nightly Reports from Schaap, Rinaldi
Additionally, award-winning Bob Woodruff of ABC News, severely injured while covering the war in Iraq, will bring his unique perspective to the coverage.

[04/14/16 - 06:57 AM]
VH1 Announces First-of-Its-Kind Mother's Day Honors Event
VH1's one-hour special event "Dear Mama," will premiere Sunday, May 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/14/16 - 06:45 AM]
ESPN Commentators for the 2016 NFL Draft - Chris Berman and Trey Wingo Host; Jon Gruden, Mel Kiper and Todd McShay Serve as Analysts
For the fifth year in a row, the first hour of Round 1 will be presented with limited commercial interruption.

[04/14/16 - 06:01 AM]
TV One Announces Blockbuster Drama "Empire" Coming to Its Programming Line-Up This Summer
"We are ecstatic to partner with 20th Television and Imagine in showcasing one of the biggest hits in television history," said Brad Siegel.

[04/13/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 13
Updates include: Diane Farr to take a "Chance" for Hulu; Joanne Kelly books arc on "Zoo" at CBS; and Ioan Gruffudd is the latest to visit Lifetime's "UnReal."

[04/13/16 - 02:13 PM]
Video: "Voltron: Legendary Defender" - Teaser - Netflix
In an all-new series, five unlikely heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and save the galaxy.

[04/13/16 - 02:04 PM]
SundanceTV and Australian Broadcasting Corporation to Premiere "Cleverman" as a Global Television Event on June 1 and 2
Set in the near future, "Cleverman" is a startlingly original drama rooted in Aboriginal mythology.

[04/13/16 - 01:17 PM]
"The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story" Premieres May 7 to Celebrate Mother's Day
Kevin Durant's moving story of a mother's love, tenacity and sacrifice unfolds on Lifetime next month.

[04/13/16 - 12:57 PM]
Bounce TV Renews Hit Series "Saints & Sinners" as Dramatic First Season One Builds to Thrilling Climax
Also earning renewals: "Mann & Wife," "Family Time," "In the Cut" and "Off the Chain."

[04/13/16 - 12:10 PM]
Syfy to Broadcast Live from San Diego Comic-Con 2016
The special - Syfy's first-ever live broadcast from Comic-Con - will air on the network Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/13/16 - 10:20 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee "Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah," Looking Back at the Creation of His Landmark Documentary, Debuts May 2, Exclusively on HBO
The film includes previously unseen outtakes and features the 90-year-old filmmaker's modern-day reflections on key moments in his life, as well as his hopes for the future.

[04/13/16 - 10:20 AM]
AXS TV Teams with "Sharknado" Producers The Asylum on the Network's First Ever Made-for-TV Movie, A Conspiracy Film Titled "Elvis Lives!"
The film takes the legend of rock n' roll icon Elvis Presley to the next level, bringing one of the most infamous conspiracy theories to life and asking the question, "What if Elvis never really left the building?"

[04/13/16 - 10:15 AM]
Reality TV Takes New Form in Seeso's Upcoming Original Series
Seeso, the ad-free comedy streaming channel, will launch its next two scripted, comedies "Thingstarter" and "Hidden American with Jonah Ray" May 19 and June 2, respectively.

[04/13/16 - 10:10 AM]
TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns with Big Changes for the Roloff Family
Returning Tuesday, May 10, Matt and Amy Roloff prepare to sign their final divorce papers, and new tensions arise like never before seen on the show.

[04/13/16 - 09:36 AM]
Bravo Media and Universal Cable Productions to Produce Three More Seasons of Hit Series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce"
The season two finale of "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" (2/23/16) ranked as the most-watched episode of the season, delivering 1.2 million total viewers.

[04/13/16 - 09:14 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Gripping New Trailer in Advance of "The Night Manager"
Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki star in the project.

[04/13/16 - 08:53 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with Expanded "The Voice"
The Peacock's newcomer "Game of Silence" also gets a boost, leading the 10:00/9:00c hour.

[04/13/16 - 08:25 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores Chilling College Campus Tales on New Series "Murder U"
Featuring first-person testimonials from key players involved in the cases and in-depth interviews with faculty, family and friends of the victim, the six-episode series premieres Wednesday, April 20.

[04/13/16 - 07:41 AM]
"Comedy Bang! Bang!'s" "Weirdest" Season Yet Season Five Premieres June 3
Guest stars this season include Kevin Bacon, Kaley Cuoco, Tony Hale, Joe Jonas and Aubrey Plaza.

[04/13/16 - 07:35 AM]
Chris Licht Named Executive Producer and Showrunner for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"
Licht will transition to late night after serving as executive producer of CBS's morning show and Vice President, Programming for CBS News since 2011.

[04/13/16 - 07:00 AM]
Video: WE tv Announces New Cast and Releases a First-Look at the Explosive New Season of "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" Premiering June 2016
Tara Reid & Dean May, Lisa D'Amato & Adam Friedman, Michelle Money & Cody Sattler, Toya Wright & Memphitz and Brittish Williams & Lorenzo Gordon are all on tap.

[04/13/16 - 06:10 AM]
Cartoon Network Encourages Creative Coding for Kids at White House Science Fair
To coincide with today's event, Cartoon Network released a trailer for an upcoming coding-themed episode of the recently premiered "Powerpuff Girls" series.

[04/12/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 12
Updates include: Netflix orders two additional seasons of "Degrassi: Next Class"; HBO's Whitney Cummings-led "A Lot" casts quartet; and Adam Long tapped for Hulu's "When the Street Lights Go On."

[04/12/16 - 02:55 PM]
It's Complicated for TLC's "Single Dad Seeking..."
The new series about single parents and their dating lives premieres Sunday, May 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/12/16 - 02:07 PM]
2015-16 NHL Regular Season on NBCSN Is Most-Watched Full NHL Season on Cable in 22 Years
NBCSN spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date.







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[11/16/18 - 02:04 PM]
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[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
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[11/16/18 - 01:04 PM]
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[11/16/18 - 12:17 PM]
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[11/16/18 - 11:18 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 10:15 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 10:00 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 09:10 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
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Look for a special episode of "Magnum P.I." following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, January 20.

[11/16/18 - 08:21 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 08:02 AM]
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[11/16/18 - 04:56 AM]
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[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
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[11/15/18 - 01:38 PM]
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