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[06/20/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 20
Updates include: Paul Schneider to topline Syfy's "Channel Zero: Candle Cove"; Malcolm-Jamal Warner bound for Amazon's "Sneaky Pete"; and Samira Wiley scores an arc on FXX's "You're the Worst."

[06/20/16 - 04:46 PM]
"Penn & Teller: Fool Us" Moves to New Premiere Date - Wednesday, July 13
The new season was originally announced to premiere on Monday, July 11.

[06/20/16 - 01:30 PM]
Tavis Smiley Teams Up with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions for TV Adaptation of Smiley's Upcoming Michael Jackson Book Before You Judge Me, for Warner Bros. Television
The book is a taut novelistic rendering of the final months in the life of one of the most iconic figures in modern popular culture, Michael Jackson.

[06/20/16 - 12:31 PM]
ESPN Presents the 2016 NBA Draft - Michael Wilbon Joins Main Desk with Rece Davis, Jay Bilas and Jalen Rose
NBA analyst Tom Penn and college basketball analyst Fran Fraschilla will be on ESPN's second set, using the touchscreen to breakdown various players.

[06/20/16 - 12:30 PM]
"TMZ" and "TMZ Live" Renewed on All of the Fox Television Stations for Three More Seasons, Taking It Through the 2019-20 Season
The extension includes all of the owned-and-operated FOX affiliates, such as WNYW-TV (New York), KTTV-TV (Los Angeles) and WFLD-TV (Chicago).

[06/20/16 - 12:17 PM]
Broadway's Finest to Appear on Tuesday, June 21 "Maya & Marty" to Perform "What the World Needs Now Is Love"
The appearance marks the first time the song will be performed outside the recording studio by this all-star Broadway lineup.

[06/20/16 - 12:07 PM]
Freeform's "Baby Daddy" Grows for 2nd Straight Week to Near 1-Year Highs in Total Viewers and Key Demographics
Freeform further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 15.

[06/20/16 - 12:04 PM]
Bravo Media's Scripted Comedy Series "Odd Mom Out" to Release Second and Third Episodes on Non-Linear Platforms Following the Season Two Premiere
The second and third episodes of the season will be available on BravoTV.com, the Bravo Now App, and VOD ahead of their linear debuts.

[06/20/16 - 11:30 AM]
Video: "Looking: The Movie" - Trailer (HBO)
As previously announced, said finale premieres Saturday, July 23 on the pay channel.

[06/20/16 - 11:23 AM]
ABC's 2016 NBA Finals Game 7 Draws 30.8 Million - Biggest Game Since 1998
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/20/16 - 11:00 AM]
Bryan Seabury Named Senior Vice President, Drama Development, Broadcast and Cable Programming, CBS Television Studios
For Seabury, it marks a return to CBS Television Studios after nearly seven years in drama development at CBS Entertainment, most recently as Senior Vice President, Drama Development.

[06/20/16 - 10:13 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers the Season Four Premiere of "Ray Donovan" for Early Sampling
The pay channel is giving viewers a chance to sample the season four premiere of its hit drama series ahead of its linear premiere on Sunday, June 26.

[06/20/16 - 10:00 AM]
Jana Steele Helman Joins Freeform as Vice President, Programming and Development
Prior to joining Freeform in June of 2016, Helman was the director of Comedy Development at Warner Bros. Television.

[06/20/16 - 09:51 AM]
Destination America's "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Is Network's Best Series Debut Ever for P2+ and HH
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 12.

[06/20/16 - 09:23 AM]
"Misfit Garage" Fires Up Motor Mondays on Discovery - Premiering July 11
The crew wants to prove once and for all that they're the best and make Fired Up the #1 shop in the world for custom street rods.

[06/20/16 - 09:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Conclude on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's coverage of Game 7 easily eclipses the night.

[06/20/16 - 09:06 AM]
NBC Olympics Names Hosts for CNBC, MSNBC, USA Network & Bravo's Tennis Coverage
The Opening Ceremony for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is Friday, August 5 on NBC.

[06/20/16 - 09:02 AM]
Reelz to Air Exclusive U.S. Premiere of "Oscar Pistorius: The Interview"
The special features Pistorius in his first and only interview since being convicted of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

[06/20/16 - 09:00 AM]
Little Big Town to Perform Live on the "Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular," Monday, July 4
Little Big Town joins previously announced artists Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, who will perform some of their biggest hits, accompanied by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra.

[06/20/16 - 08:35 AM]
"Penny Dreadful" Concludes Its Mesmerizing Run on Showtime(R) with Shocking Finale
Last night's jaw-dropping finale marked the series finale of the three-season opus envisioned by creator, writer and executive producer John Logan.

[06/20/16 - 08:30 AM]
Julie McNamara Named Executive Vice President, Original Content, CBS All Access
In her new position, McNamara will oversee all current and future original series for the service.

[06/20/16 - 08:02 AM]
NBA Champion and All-Star MVP Kobe Bryant to Be Honored with the Legend Award at Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Sports 2016"
Bryant will receive the award in recognition of his record-breaking achievements, unrivaled talent and outstanding sportsmanship on and off the basketball court.

[06/20/16 - 08:01 AM]
Carrie Underwood Sings New Opening Theme for NBC's "Sunday Night Football," Primetime TV's No. 1 Show for Five Years Running
Entitled "Oh, Sunday Night," the new "SNF" opening song is a mix of country, rock, and pop.

[06/20/16 - 08:00 AM]
E!'s Hit Scripted Drama Series "The Royals" Begins Production on Season Three in London
Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Alexandra Park, Jake Maskall, Tom Austen and Genevieve Guant co-star in the new 10-episode season.

[06/20/16 - 07:16 AM]
Highest-Rated NBA Game Ever on ABC: 18.9 Overnight Rating for NBA Finals Game 7
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, June 19.

[06/20/16 - 07:04 AM]
Oxygen Media's Hit True Crime Series "Snapped" Celebrates Its 300th Episode with a Six Hour Marathon of the Franchise's Most Challenging Cases
The marathon begins at 3PM ET/PT on Sunday, June 26 with the 300th episode premiering at 9PM ET/PT.

[06/20/16 - 07:01 AM]
"Restaurant: Impossible's" Robert Irvine to Helm Daytime Talker, "The Robert Irvine Show," Debuting on The CW Network This Fall
"The Robert Irvine Show" will air Monday through Friday, 3:00-4:00 p.m., on The CW Network stations nationwide.

[06/19/16 - 08:36 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown
CBS however is the night's most-watched broadcaster.

[06/19/16 - 08:32 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Ranks as the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in Both Households and 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, June 18.

[06/18/16 - 09:02 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "America's Got Talent" Encore
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[06/18/16 - 08:54 AM]
"Talent" Encore Is Tied as the #1 Show of the Night, Equals a 5-Month Slot High
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, June 17.

[06/18/16 - 07:12 AM]
Video: Science Channel to Provide Sneak Peek of All-New Series "How to Build... Everything" to On Demand, Digital, and Social Media Outlets on June 18
The sneak peek of the premiere episode "Cruise Ship Secrets" will be available via ScienceChannel.com, DiscoveryGO.com, Facebook, YouTube and Science Channel TVE.

[06/17/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 17
Updates include: A&E passes on drama pilot "The Infamous"; Showtime books trio for "Masters of Sex"; and Sarah Paulson to return for season two of FX's "American Crime Story."

[06/17/16 - 03:28 PM]
USA Clinches Copa America Semifinal Berth and Third Straight Viewership Record on FS1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, June 16.

[06/17/16 - 12:12 PM]
"Celebrity Renovation" with Alyssa Milano Premieres Saturday, June 25 at 8pm ET/PT on FYI
In this one-hour special, Alyssa Milano surprises her assistant Kelly by completely renovating her home as she recovers from her battle with ovarian cancer.

[06/17/16 - 11:44 AM]
Final 2015-16 Full Season Live + 7 Results: CBS First in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and 25-54
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[06/17/16 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Network Announces Fall 2016 Premiere Dates
"The Flash" and "No Tomorrow" will kick things off on Tuesday, October 4.

[06/17/16 - 10:02 AM]
Will Arnett to Host "Syfy Presents Live from Comic-Con"
The special will broadcast live from the heart of San Diego Comic-Con on the network Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23 at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/17/16 - 09:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Continue Their Reign for ABC
The Alphabet easily eclipses the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/17/16 - 09:05 AM]
NBA Finals Heads to Historic Game 7 on ABC After Game 6 Delivers Big 14.1 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 16.

[06/17/16 - 08:53 AM]
Imaginations Run Wild in "Rusty Rivets," Nickelodeon's Inventive New Preschool Series, Premiering Monday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Created and produced by Spin Master Entertainment, the show follows Rusty, a 21st century kid hero who always saves the day by relying on his imagination and incredible resourcefulness.

[06/17/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Dateline" Hits a 6-Month Time-Period High in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 16.

[06/17/16 - 06:02 AM]
NBC Becomes the First Broadcast Network to Launch Amazon Alexa Skill
In addition to the newly launched skill, NBC also created a Flash Briefing with popular hit show "The Voice" during the live episodes this past season.

[06/16/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 16
Updates include: Josh Segarra tapped as series regular on The CW's "Arrow"; Chris Coy, Mustafa Shakir both bound for HBO's "The Deuce"; and James Wan to helm new pilot for "MacGyver" at CBS.

[06/16/16 - 04:30 PM]
Emmy Award Nominee John Stamos Joins the Cast of "Scream Queens" on FOX
He will play Dr. Brock Holt, the hospital's brilliant, but secretive, head surgeon.

[06/16/16 - 03:31 PM]
Wilmer Valderrama Joins the Cast of "NCIS," Television's #1 Drama
Valderrama will play a once grounded NCIS field agent who accepted a deep cover assignment years ago and never resurfaced.

[06/16/16 - 02:54 PM]
Lifetime Sets Summer Premieres for Hit Series "Little Women: LA," "Little Women: Atlanta" and "Bring It!"
Also three series are due back next month on the cable channel.

[06/16/16 - 02:21 PM]
Video: IFC Releases First Clip from Season 2 of "Documentary Now!" Starring Fred Armisen and Bill Hader
The series is returning to the network this September with seven new documentary-inspired episodes.

[06/16/16 - 01:12 PM]
Kenny Chesney, 5 Seconds of Summer, Meghan Trainor and the Radio City Rockettes to Perform on NBC's Annual "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
The 2016 celebration will include more than 56,000 pyrotechnic effects and feature the New York debut of pyro-writing, an explosive version of skywriting created using fireworks that will spell out "USA" in the night sky.

[06/16/16 - 01:09 PM]
"Escaping Polygamy" Returns for a Powerful Second Season on A&E Network Sunday, July 10 at 10 PM ET/PT
The original docuseries returns for a powerful second season on A&E following three sisters who have left polygamy and now help others break free from the often dangerous and abusive lifestyle.







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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
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[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
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[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
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[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
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[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
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[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
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[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."