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[05/13/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: CBS plans casting changes "MacGyver," "Man with a Plan"; Netflix's "Flaked" nears second season order; and Tom Cullen is the first to board History's "Knightfall."

[05/13/16 - 05:27 PM]
Freeform Shutters "Recovery Road" After One Season
Executive producer Holly Sorensen broke the news via Twitter this afternoon.

[05/13/16 - 04:15 PM]
Video: MTV Blows "Scream" Fan's Minds with Friday the 13th Viral Stunt
Watch the first seven minutes of the new season, premiering Monday, May 30 at 11:00/10:00c.

[05/13/16 - 04:11 PM]
History Brings "Roots" Cast & Producers to the White House for Screening and Panel on May 17
Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose, Malachi Kirby, LeVar Burton, Will Packer, Mark Wolper, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles, Thomas Carter and Nancy Dubuc are among the participants.

[05/13/16 - 02:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - Two Comedies, Two Dramas Latest Bound for NBC
The Peacock adds dramas "Midnight, Texas" and "Timeless" plus comedies "Great news" and "Marlon."

[05/13/16 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Orders "My Kitchen Rules," The Cooking Face-Off with Celebrity Duos Throwing the Ultimate Hollywood Dinner Parties
The eight-episode unscripted cooking series will pit celebrity duos against each other as they cook and critique each other's food in Hollywood homes.

[05/13/16 - 12:49 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family" Goes to Dollywood with the Legendary Dolly Parton
Throughout the week, special guest Dolly Parton hosts Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare as well as "H&F's" family members.

[05/13/16 - 12:44 PM]
MTV's "Faking It," NBC's "Undateable" Among Latest Cancellations
Also out at the Peacock: newcomers "Crowded," "Game of Silence," "Heartbeat" and "Telenovela."

[05/13/16 - 12:42 PM]
Courteney Cox, Julianne Hough, Vanessa Hudgens, Nick Jonas and Lindsey Vonn Seek New Adventures on "Running Wild with Bear Grylls"
Last summer, the series averaged a 1.4 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49 and 4.0 million viewers overall according to "live plus seven day" figures from Nielsen Media Research.

[05/13/16 - 12:03 PM]
Amanda Peet Boards IFC's "Brockmire"
The season of eight 30-minute episodes will premiere on IFC in 2017.

[05/13/16 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Renews "Sleepy Hollow" for a Fourth Season
Co-stars Tom Mison, Lyndie Greenwood, Lance Gross and Jessica Camacho are due back for the new season.

[05/13/16 - 11:39 AM]
Discovery's "Naked and Afraid XL" Takes on South Africa
Last summer, the series captivated audiences and was 2015's number one new unscripted series on all of cable across People and Men 25-54, People and Men 18-34 and P2+.

[05/13/16 - 11:34 AM]
"Good Witch" Boosts Hallmark Channel to Rank #2 Among HH and Total Viewer Ratings and Delivery, Excluding Sports Programming
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of May 2-8.

[05/13/16 - 11:01 AM]
Explore the World of Magic During Freeform's Harry Potter Programming Event Airing Memorial Day Weekend from May 27 Through 29
The battle between evil and good returns! Freeform is giving you the perfect excuse to escape the muggle world during Memorial Day weekend.

[05/13/16 - 10:58 AM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Delivers Supersized Ratings
TLC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 8.

[05/13/16 - 10:51 AM]
Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Partner on First "Teen Titans Go!" Mobile Game
"Teeny Titans" features original voice performances from the "Teen Titans Go!" cast and also stars actor and social media superstar George Takei, voicing a new character specifically created for this mobile title.

[05/13/16 - 10:35 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - ABC Gets "Speechless"; CBS Adds Four Dramas, Two Comedies
The Eye picks up comedies "Man with a Plan" and "The Great Indoors" plus dramas "Bull," "MacGyver," "Pure Genius" and "Training Day."

[05/13/16 - 09:55 AM]
"Last Man Standing" to Get Sixth Season at ABC
The Alphabet broke the news about the show's order this morning.

[05/13/16 - 09:30 AM]
Viceland Renews Five Programs for Second Season
Additionally, five new shows will premiere this summer.

[05/13/16 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang" Season Finale Tops Demo Race
CBS wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/13/16 - 07:10 AM]
WE tv's Hit Series "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" Returns Friday, June 3 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
Season five follows a new group of headline-making reality stars who through weeks of intense concentrated therapy, must decide to work out the issues that are destroying their relationships - including lying, cheating and anger - or call it quits.

[05/13/16 - 06:01 AM]
Multi-Platinum Pop Superstar Meghan Trainor to Perform at the "2016 Billboard Music Awards"
Trainor joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go's, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, Rihanna, "Kia's One to Watch" Troye Sivan, Britney Spears and more!

[05/13/16 - 06:00 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks Gifts Viewers with an Early Christmas
Hallmark Channel's "Christmas Keepsake" will offer favorite holiday movies airing Friday, July 8 to Sunday, July 17.

[05/13/16 - 06:00 AM]
E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" to Livestream NBCUniversal's Upfront Red Carpet on Monday, May 16
Hosted by E! News' Jason Kennedy and Maria Menounos, the livestream will feature talent from across NBCUniversal's entire television portfolio.

[05/12/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: CBS All Access eyes "The Good Wife" spin-off starring Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo; Joel Kinnaman to topline Netflix's "Altered Carbon"; and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow's" Wentworth Miller inks new deal.

[05/12/16 - 06:13 PM]
The CW Extends "Jane the Virgin" Season Finale with Extra Minute
The show's season two closer will now begin at 8:59/7:59c on the netlet.

[05/12/16 - 06:04 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - ABC Adds Two More Series; NBC Orders "This Is Us"
"Imaginary Mary" and "Notorious" are the latest projects bound for the Alphabet.

[05/12/16 - 06:03 PM]
ABC Keeps "Dr. Ken" on Call for Second Season
The Ken Jeong-led comedy will return for a sophomore run on the Alphabet.

[05/12/16 - 06:01 PM]
FOX Axes Entire Freshman Comedy Class; "Second Chance" Too
"Bordertown," "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life," "Grandfathered" and "The Grinder" won't be back next season.

[05/12/16 - 05:11 PM]
ABC Cancels "Castle," "The Family," "Galavant," "Nashville," "Marvel's Agent Carter" & "The Muppets"
Veteran "Castle" will end after eight seasons while "Nashville" signs off after four seasons.

[05/12/16 - 04:51 PM]
The CW Nixes Second Season of "Containment"
The netlet has passed on a sophomore run for its limited series.

[05/12/16 - 04:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - Three Dramas, Two Comedies Join ABC's Series Roster
Among the pickups: dramas "Conviction," "Still Star-Crossed" and "Time After Time"; as well as comedies "Downward Dog" and "Untitled Sarah Dunn Project."

[05/12/16 - 03:55 PM]
ABC Renews "The Real O'Neals," "The Catch" and "American Crime"
Said news kicked off a busy day at the Alphabet.

[05/12/16 - 02:54 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - NBC Adds "Chicago Justice"; CBS, The CW Begin Pickups
"Frequency," "No Tomorrow" and "Riverdale" are on tap at The CW while "Kevin Can Wait" is set at CBS.

[05/12/16 - 02:20 PM]
It's Official: "Supergirl" Flies to The CW
Co-creator Ali Adler confirmed the various reports about the move on her Twitter page.

[05/12/16 - 02:07 PM]
International Megastar Rihanna to Perform at the "2016 Billboard Music Awards"
Rihanna joins previously announced performers Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, DNCE, The Go-Go's, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, P!nk, "Kia's One to Watch" Troye Sivan, Britney Spears and more!

[05/12/16 - 12:46 PM]
Eh-Oh, The Teletubbies Are Back! Beloved Characters Return in All-New Preschool Series on Nick Jr. Channel
The new Teletubbies series (30 episodes) will stay true to the classic with the same beloved characters, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, but will feature subtle updates and visual enhancements.

[05/12/16 - 12:36 PM]
"Cake Wars" Returns with a Freshly Baked New Season of the Sweetest Cake Competition on Television
The series, where four bakers vie for the opportunity to display their extraordinary cake creations at a big event, returns with 13 new episodes.

[05/12/16 - 12:13 PM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Continue Their Demo Reign
The network has won the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Wednesdays.

[05/12/16 - 11:59 AM]
New Original Primetime Series "Chesapeake Shores" Premieres Sunday, August 14 on Hallmark Channel
The series stars Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Treat Williams and Diane Ladd.

[05/12/16 - 11:57 AM]
CBS Cancels "CSI: Cyber" After Two Seasons
Co-star James Van Der Beek confirmed the news via his Twitter account this morning.

[05/12/16 - 11:16 AM]
GSN's Innovative New Original Game Show Series "Winsanity," Hosted by Donald Faison Premieres Thursday, June 9 at 9PM ET/PT
The series is unique in that the game play offers the opportunity for prizes to be won not only by the contestants but also by the studio audience.

[05/12/16 - 10:48 AM]
CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Delivers Its Largest Weekly Audience Since Mid-February
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[05/12/16 - 10:29 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Wins the Late-Night Ratings Week of May 2-6 in All Key Categories
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 2-6.

[05/12/16 - 10:16 AM]
Daytime Emmy(R) Award-Winning Series "Patricia Heaton Parties" Returns for Season Two with Brand New Menu of Festive Food, Cocktails and Guest Stars
Look for 10 brand-new episodes filled with Patricia Heaton's favorite party-friendly foods, home entertaining how-to's and special guests.

[05/12/16 - 10:14 AM]
Bravo Media Announces New Slate of Original, Short-Form Digital Video Series
Said slate kicks off with "Million Dollar Listing's Ka-Ching!" starring Fredrik Eklund, available now on BravoTV.com.

[05/12/16 - 10:00 AM]
Hulu Lands Exclusive U.S. SVOD Rights to BBC's "The Musketeers"
Through the deal, Hulu also becomes the only U.S. destination streaming the third season of the series.

[05/12/16 - 09:42 AM]
Arlo White, Kate Markgraf & Sebastian Salazar to Call Team USA Women's Soccer & Women's Gold Medal Game for NBC Olympics in Rio
NBCUniversal's coverage of Team USA Women's soccer begins Wednesday, August 3.

[05/12/16 - 09:20 AM]
BBQ Rivalries Reach Their Boiling Points in Destination America's New Head-to-Head Competition Series "Smoked"
In each episode, two pitmasters with a personal history are pitted against each other in a BBQ battle to prove once and for all who's the best and who's gonna get smoked.

[05/12/16 - 09:10 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Extended Trailer for "Feed the Beast"
As previously announced, the series will now premiere on Sunday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c before moving to its regular Tuesday, 10:00/9:00c time period.







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[10/19/18 - 03:01 PM]
CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to "God Friended Me," "Magnum P.I." and "The Neighborhood" for the 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
These series join the previously announced "FBI" as freshman shows receiving full-season orders for 2018-2019 on CBS.

[10/19/18 - 02:48 PM]
The CW's New Fall Series "All American" and "Charmed" Get Additional Local Boost as CW Affiliates Schedule Weekend Airings
CW stations nationwide are re-airing the first two episodes on a special date and time.

[10/19/18 - 01:09 PM]
Matthew Broderick Joins Cast of Netflix High School Apocalypse Dramedy "Daybreak"
He'll play Principal Burr: the cheerful, upbeat principal of Glendale High, Burr knows the name of every kid in school and their favorite character to play in Overwatch.

[10/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
"Station 19" Comes in Hot with a Full-Season Order From ABC
In the Live + 3 Day ratings, "Station 19" built on its season premiere by 24% in Total Viewers and by 25% in Adults 18-49 to set new series highs.

[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Places Back-Nine Order of "The Cool Kids," Joining "Last Man Standing" for a Full Season
The network has picked up nine additional episodes of the new comedy.

[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the Trailer for New Comedy "Black Monday" on Anniversary of the Historic Stock Market Crash
Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall star in the series, premiering Sunday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/19/18 - 10:09 AM]
Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban Set to Perform at "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards"
Ballerini is a six-time career CMA Awards nominee, returning this year with her fourth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year nomination.

[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
Paloma Faith Joins "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
She'll play the series regular role of "Bet Sykes," a spirited, sadistic and sharp-tongued villain.

[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases Season Six Premiere of "Ray Donovan" Early to Subscribers
The episode is now available only to Showtime subscribers via Showtime streaming, Showtime Anytime and on demand.

[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown with "Thursday Night Football"
Despite a blowout Broncos-Cardinals game, the network once again takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Sundance TV Releases "Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle" Trailer in Advance of Two-Night Special Event
Look for said event on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
WE tv's Groundbreaking Docuseries "Love After Lockup" Returns Friday, December 7 at 9PM ET/PT
WE tv's explosive docuseries is back for a second season, exploring new shocking and revealing stories of couples who fall in love despite the prison bars between them.

[10/19/18 - 06:30 AM]
New Kids on the Block Singer Jonathan Knight to Star in HGTV Pilot "Farmhouse Fixer"
"Old farmhouses are American treasures," said Jonathan. "Most have been in the same family for 200 years and have never been renovated. And they're disappearing fast. If we don't save them, they're going to be gone."

[10/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
National Geographic Taps Angela Bassett to Narrate Stunning Natural History Special "The Flood"
The two-hour wildlife documentary special premieres Sunday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/18 - 04:45 PM]
Bette Midler, Brooke Shields, John Larroquette, Katie Couric and Peter Gallagher to Guest Star in the CBS/Warner Bros. Television Comedy "Murphy Brown"
Midler reprises her role 20 years later as Caprice Morton, previously known as Caprice Feldman, Murphy's former secretary.