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[04/27/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 27
Updates include: Nzingha Stewart sets "The 10th Date" at Lifetime; Don DeLillo's "Zero K" optioned at FX; and Kathryn Kates is bound for AMC's "Feed the Beast."

[04/27/16 - 01:18 PM]
Disney-Pixar's "Finding Nemo," Is on ABC with an Exclusive Special Look at "Finding Dory," on Wednesday, May 25
In anticipation of "Finding Dory" which swims into theaters June 17, an exclusive special look of the new film will be part of this televised broadcast of "Finding Nemo."

[04/27/16 - 12:58 PM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Will Reach the End of the Line with the Final Seven Episodes Beginning Saturday, June 11 at 9 PM ET
The show's swan song will be followed by the series premiere of the Robert Redford and Stephen David-produced limited event series "The American West."

[04/27/16 - 11:57 AM]
Turning Trash to Cash, Velocity's "Junkyard Empire"
Look for the show's second season beginning Wednesday, May 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/27/16 - 11:48 AM]
Buddy Valastro Takes a Family, Food and Fun-Filled Road Trip Across the South in "Buddy's Family Vacation"
The eight-episode series launches Friday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c on Food Network.

[04/27/16 - 11:43 AM]
HBO Films' "All the Way," With Tony Winner Bryan Cranston Reprising His Role as President Lyndon B. Johnson, Debuts May 21 on HBO
Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Bradley Whitford and Frank Langella co-star while Joe Morton, Stephen Root, Marque Richardson, Aisha Hinds, Todd Weeks, Mo McRae and Spencer Garrett are also featured.

[04/27/16 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Legend Martin Short and Dancer Extraordinaire Derek Hough Join Cast in NBC's "Hairspray Live!"
They'll join the recently cast Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein.

[04/27/16 - 11:01 AM]
Season Seven of "MasterChef" Premieres Wednesday, June 1, on FOX
Representing 15 states across the country, this season's 40 contestants take time away from their busy day jobs in hopes of turning their culinary dreams into reality.

[04/27/16 - 10:35 AM]
Bravo Media Expands Unscripted Programming Slate with Six New and 14 Returning Series
Summer premieres will include "The Real Housewives of Orange County," "Manzo'd with Children," "Flipping Out," and "Don't Be Tardy."

[04/27/16 - 10:07 AM]
First Overall NFL Draft Pick to Appear on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Immediately Following the First Round of the 2016 NFL Draft
Tune in as Jimmy discusses the 2016 NFL season with the overall number one pick and welcomes the Rams back to Los Angeles, home of "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

[04/27/16 - 09:31 AM]
FOX Gives Series Orders to New Dramas "24: Legacy" and "Star" for the Upcoming 2016-2017 Season
Both series are scheduled to premiere in the upcoming 2016-2017 season.

[04/27/16 - 09:30 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" Makes Its Met Gala Debut on Monday, May 2nd
Plus: look for Melissa Rivers, Brad Goreski, Margaret Cho, NeNe Leakes and Tim Gunn on a themed "Fashion Police" installment on Tuesday, May 3.

[04/27/16 - 09:12 AM]
Justin Bieber to Perform Medley of New Single "Company" and Hit Song "Sorry" at "2016 Billboard Music Awards" on ABC
Bieber joins previously announced performers DNCE, The Go-Go's, Shawn Mendes and P!nk.

[04/27/16 - 09:03 AM]
"Maury" Celebrates His 3,000th Episode
To commemorate the occasion, the show will reveal the most outrageous and memorable "Maury" moments from the past 18 years throughout the month of May.

[04/27/16 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Renews Its Entire Daytime Lineup for the 2016-2017 Season
"Let's Make a Deal," "The Price is Right," "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Talk" are all due back.

[04/27/16 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Race in Viewers, Demos
"The Voice," "Chicago Med" and "Chicago Fire" are the night's top three draws among adults 18-49.

[04/27/16 - 08:00 AM]
VH1 Announces Alicia Keys to Acknowledge Her Mother at First-of-Its-Kind Mother's Day Honors Event
"Dear Mama," a one-hour special, premieres Sunday, May 8 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/27/16 - 07:09 AM]
Netflix Announces "Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later"
The series will include eight all-new 30-minute episodes and is set to premiere in 2017.

[04/26/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 26
Updates include: Clarke Peters cast in Hulu's "Chance"; TBS orders pilot for "Rob Riggle's Sportsbook"; and Toby Onwumere in, Aml Ameen out of Netflix's "Sense8."

[04/26/16 - 04:11 PM]
BBC America's "Top Gear" Adds an Extra Gear - New After Show to Premiere Following New Episodes Starting in May
Filmed at the famous Top Gear studio, each week "Extra Gear" will bring fans exclusive new footage, interviews, specially recorded films and behind-the-scenes access to the hit series.

[04/26/16 - 02:10 PM]
ABC Announces Additional Casting for Event Limited Series "When We Rise" from Academy Award(R)-Winning Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black
Michael K. Williams and Ivory Aquino will play African American community organizer Ken Jones and transgender activist Cecilia Chung, respectively.

[04/26/16 - 01:22 PM]
Nickelodeon Announces Entitlement Sponsorship of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Chicagoland Speedway, Sept. 18
Danica Patrick has signed on to drive a special car for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400, which will be broadcast on NBCSN at 2:30 p.m. ET.

[04/26/16 - 11:56 AM]
Blink at Your Own Risk: Destination America and The Lineup Partner for "Ann: The Haunted Doll"
Check the live stream any time in the next two weeks at DestinationAmerica.com or The Lineup to check if Ann moves, blinks, cries, or does her signature move, waves.

[04/26/16 - 11:42 AM]
Pop to Premiere Season Two of "Rock This Boat: New Kids on the Block" on June 1
The show's sophomore run was previously slated for Thursday nights on the cable channel.

[04/26/16 - 11:39 AM]
"Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons," Weekly Talk Show Spanning Pop Culture and Sports, to Debut June 22, Exclusively on HBO
"I'm excited about the show, I'm excited about the title and I'm really, really excited to drop my first F-bomb on TV," says Simmons.

[04/26/16 - 11:36 AM]
Warriors-Rockets Game 4 on ABC: Most-Watched First Round NBA Playoffs Game in 14 Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 24.

[04/26/16 - 11:01 AM]
"Saints & Sinners" Season Finale Becomes Bounce TV's Most-Watched Program Ever
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Sunday, April 24.

[04/26/16 - 10:58 AM]
One of Hollywood's Hottest Stylists Timothy Snell Spills His Style Secrets in New Centric Series "Curvy Style with Timothy Snell" Premiering on Saturday, April 30 at 10 PM
In each episode, Timothy will work with one client and one everyday woman to find their best look while racing the clock to get them ready in time for their special event.

[04/26/16 - 10:30 AM]
Presenters Announced for the "2016 American Country Countdown Awards" Airing Live Sunday, May 1 at 8 PM ET/PT on FOX
In addition, rising country star Chris Janson will perform.

[04/26/16 - 10:20 AM]
Hallmark Channel Premieres Three Original Movies in May
Fiona Gubelmann, Lucas Bryant, Kelly Rowan, Shenae Grimes-Beech, Andrew Walker, Bailee Madison and Alexa PenaVega are among the featured talent.

[04/26/16 - 09:47 AM]
Miramax(R) and El Rey Network Announce Additional Cast Joining Season Three of the Highly-Addictive Original Drama "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Ana de la Reguera, Tom Savini and Marko Zaror are all bound for the new season.

[04/26/16 - 09:06 AM]
Showtime(R), David Lynch and Mark Frost Reveal the Production Team Behind the New "Twin Peaks," Set to Premiere in 2017
Written and produced by series creators and executive producers David Lynch and Mark Frost, the new series is directed entirely by David Lynch.

[04/26/16 - 08:56 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice," "Blindspot"
"Blindspot" posts week-to-week and year-to-year gains for the Peacock.

[04/26/16 - 08:52 AM]
PBS Announces New Talent and Directors for "Mercy Street" Season Two
The new season is currently in production in Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia.

[04/26/16 - 08:37 AM]
New Series, "Blue Collar Backers" Premieres on Discovery May 18 at 10PM ET/PT
Each week, a panel of top-notch professionals from various fields and trades will share their personal experience, get their hands dirty, and provide the necessary funds to help a few budding entrepreneurs make their big dreams a reality.

[04/26/16 - 08:00 AM]
Travel Channel Chronicles the Biggest and Most Memorable Moments That Travelers Experience Every Day at America's Airports in "Hello Goodbye"
Curt Menefee hosts the Ellen DeGeneres-produced series, which launches Monday, May 9 at 11:00/10:00c.

[04/26/16 - 07:12 AM]
Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira & Savannah Guthrie to Host the Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympics Friday, Aug. 5 on NBC
"The Olympic Opening Ceremony is always a singular can't-miss event, and this year, because it's in Rio, you know it's going to be a party like no other," said Jim Bell.

[04/26/16 - 06:41 AM]
Discovery Life Celebrates Nurses Day with Premieres of "The American Nurse" and "Emergency"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Friday, May 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/26/16 - 06:04 AM]
Do-It-Yourself Comedy Duo Paige and Frankie Take on the Blogospere in the Series "Bizaardvark," Premiering Friday, June 24, on Disney Channel
Geared for kids and tweens, the stories follow the antics of the comedy duo and their friends as they marshal their ingenuity, unique talents and resources to follow their dreams.

[04/26/16 - 06:03 AM]
The 100th Disney Channel Original Movie, "Adventures in Babysitting," Premieres Friday, June 24, on Disney Channel
The re-imagined tale of the popular 1980s film of the same name will be available one week in advance, Friday, June 17, to verified users on the Disney Channel app and via VOD.

[04/26/16 - 05:01 AM]
Turner to Launch New Streaming Movie Service: FilmStruck
This brand new subscription video on-demand service for film aficionados will feature a comprehensive and constantly refreshed library of films comprised of an eclectic mix of contemporary and classic art house, indie, foreign and cult films.

[04/26/16 - 04:20 AM]
The American Veterans Center's 2016 National Memorial Day Parade from Washington, D.C. to Air Live on Reelz Monday, May 30 Starting at 2PM ET/11AM PT
This year's Parade will recognize the 75th anniversary of America's entry into World War II with a salute to World War II veterans as well as the 50th anniversary commemorating the veterans of the Vietnam War.

[04/25/16 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 25
Updates include: FOX pulls its upcoming comedy "Famous" from its summer lineup; Lucien Laviscount is "Still Star-Crossed" for ABC; and David Caspe, Seth Gordon to bring "Manhunt" to Showtime.

[04/25/16 - 02:10 PM]
Megyn Kelly to Interview Donald Trump - Will Air During FOX's "Megyn Kelly presents," on Tuesday, May 17
Extended portions of the sit-down will air on "The Kelly File" (9:00-10:00 PM/ET) on FNC beginning Wednesday, May 18.

[04/25/16 - 12:21 PM]
Country Superstar Thomas Rhett Makes His TV Debut of "T-Shirt" on Tuesday, April 26 Telecast of "The Voice"
"T-Shirt" follows two platinum back-to-back #1 hits off "Tangled Up," including the six-week #1 single "Die a Happy Man."

[04/25/16 - 12:08 PM]
Award-Winning Film Director, Producer, Writer and Actor Eli Roth Returns as Host of "Shark Week's" Hit Late-Night Talk Show "Shark After Dark"
Produced by Embassy Row, "Shark After Dark" airs Sunday, June 26 to Thursday, June 30 (11:00-11:30 PM ET/PT) on Discovery.

[04/25/16 - 12:06 PM]
Nickelodeon Alum Keke Palmer Lends Her Voice to Hit Preschool Series, "Bubble Guppies," in the Hour-Long Special "Guppy Style," Premiering Friday, April 29, at 11 A.M. (ET/PT)
In "Guppy Style," the Bubble Guppies discover their own personal styles when Molly steps on stage with popstar Stylee, the singing sensation known for her fantastic hairstyles.

[04/25/16 - 11:29 AM]
Alton Brown Travels Back in Time This Summer for Primetime Event "Cutthroat Kitchen: Time Warp Tournament"
The five-episode event launches Wednesday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.

[04/25/16 - 11:21 AM]
WGN America Renews Standout Series "Underground" for a Second Season
The finale will air Wednesday, May 11, preceded by an all-day "Underground" marathon for fans to binge-watch the entire 10-episode first season, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

[04/25/16 - 10:54 AM]
"2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," Debuting April 30, Brings an All-Star Music Night to HBO
This year's ceremony boasted a star-studded array of guests and presenters, including Kendrick Lamar, The Black Keys, Rob Thomas, Lars Ulrich, Kid Rock, David Byrne, The Roots, Stevie Van Zandt, Sheryl Crow, Grace Potter and Kimbra.







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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]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
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[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
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[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]
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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 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 15
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[11/15/18 - 03:21 PM]
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