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[07/13/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 13
Updates include: Renee Elise Goldsberry cast in Netflix's "Altered Carbon"; Eddie Cibrian tapped for "Rosewood" role; and Investigation Discovery renews "Vanity Fair Confidential."

[07/13/16 - 11:01 PM]
LeBron James, Breanna Stewart, Jake Arrieta and the Cleveland Cavaliers Among the Night's Big Winners at "The 2016 ESPYS"
The show was hosted by WWE Superstar John Cena and aired on ABC.

[07/13/16 - 05:31 PM]
Netflix Orders "Disjointed," A New Comedy from Blockbuster Executive Producer Chuck Lorre Starring Academy Award(R) and Emmy(R) Winner Kathy Bates
The half-hour multi-camera comedy has been ordered straight to series, with an initial order of 20 episodes.

[07/13/16 - 01:43 PM]
Spike Brings Eight More Actors Into "The Mist"
"The Mist" tells the story of a foreboding mist that arrives in one small town ushering in a terrifying new reality for its residents, putting their humanity to the test.

[07/13/16 - 01:03 PM]
Bill Maher's Convention Coverage to Be Streamed Live on YouTube
In addition, the shows will be available on Maher's Facebook page the day after they air on HBO.

[07/13/16 - 01:00 PM]
"Descendants" Demand Brings on Second Season of Animated Short-Form Series "Descendants: Wicked World"
Featuring three original songs and introducing new characters, "Descendants: Wicked World" season two is slated to begin airing this fall.

[07/13/16 - 12:45 PM]
Starz Launches on the Roku Platform
The Starz App on the Roku platform is a single destination for all subscribers who want to stream Starz premium content.

[07/13/16 - 12:40 PM]
"VH1's Hip Hop Honors" Scores More Than Three Million Viewers
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, July 11.

[07/13/16 - 12:31 PM]
Entrepreneurs with Start-Up Companies on the Verge of Huge Growth Get Down to Business with World-Class Mentors in New NBC Series "Funded"
In each standalone episode, start-up companies will be paired with one of three mentors: maverick entrepreneur and venture capitalist Rob Dyrdek, brand ambassador and media tycoon Tyra Banks or iconic brand-building guru and investor Rohan Oza.

[07/13/16 - 12:16 PM]
Reed Morano Directing "The Handmaid's Tale"
Morano will direct the first three episodes of the project, an ongoing drama series based on the award-winning, best-selling novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood.

[07/13/16 - 11:54 AM]
The CW Slates Full Hour of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Originals as "MADtv" Premiere Lead-In
They'll replace the previously announced repeat of "The Flash" at 8:00/7:00c on Tuesday, July 26.

[07/13/16 - 11:46 AM]
Gena McCarthy Elevated to Executive Vice President Head of Programming and Development FYI(TM) Network, A+E Networks(R)
Going forward, McCarthy will continue to oversee all programming and development for FYI to create best-in-class, multi-platform programming.

[07/13/16 - 11:42 AM]
Showtime(R) Wraps Production on "Roadies" with a Star-Studded Music Line-Up
The August 28 season finale will feature Jim James, Eddie Vedder, Nicole Atkins, Jackson Browne, Robyn Hitchcock, Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig from Lucius, and Gary Clark Jr.

[07/13/16 - 10:37 AM]
Comedy Central and Jeff Ross Announce Judges and Competitors for "Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle"
Anthony Jeselnik, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman and David Spade will serve as celebrity judges deciding the fate of 16 insult-comedy combatants during the four nights.

[07/13/16 - 10:01 AM]
Chris Hansen Delves Into America's Most Chilling Homicide Cases in All-New Season of Investigation Discovery's "Killer Instinct"
The new season premieres Monday, July 25 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/13/16 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Confirms Sept. 16 Debut for Comedy Series "High Maintenance"
From the unexpected and offbeat to the predictable and mundane, the series provides a glimpse into the daily routines of a diverse group of New Yorkers and how they light things up.

[07/13/16 - 09:34 AM]
Roddenberry Entertainment Partners with Storyoscopic Films to Develop "Holoscape" Series for International Audiences
Like the original "Star Trek" and its progeny, "Holoscape" is envisioned as a television program with international appeal, driven by strong diversity in its cast, characters and scope.

[07/13/16 - 09:32 AM]
Crackle's New Scripted Original, "StartUp," Starring Martin Freeman, Adam Brody, Edi Gathegi and Otmara Marrero Set to Premiere Tuesday, September 6
The series is set amongst the unconstrained, yet opportunist streets of Miami and weaves a complex and exciting narrative, focusing on the high-stakes struggle of what one will do to reach ultimate success.

[07/13/16 - 09:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, MLB All-Star Game Edge Out Demo Competition
"America's Got Talent"-powered NBC falls just short of the annual telecast among adults 18-49.

[07/13/16 - 08:58 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Celebrates International Day of Friendship with My Little Pony Starting July 23
The series returns with fresh installments beginning Saturday, July 30 at 11:30a/10:30c with a special episode featuring guest star Patton Oswalt.

[07/13/16 - 08:31 AM]
Netflix Renews Acclaimed Original Drama "Bloodline" for Third Season
Produced by Sony Pictures Television, the 10-episode third season starring Kyle Chandler, Sissy Spacek, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, and Norbert Leo Butz will return to Netflix in 2017.

[07/13/16 - 06:01 AM]
CMT Unveils Updated Unscripted Slate
"I Love Kellie Pickler," "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" and "Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge" are all due back for new seasons.

[07/13/16 - 04:32 AM]
ABC Transforms Its Streaming App With Digital Originals, Full Seasons of Classic TV Shows, an All-New Look and Feel, and Additional Livestream Markets
Highlights include seven original digital short-form series, full seasons of 38 "throwback" shows, and a redesigned user interface exclusively for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV that improves discovery and navigation.

[07/12/16 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 12
Updates include: Ian Gomez cast as Snapper Carr in "Supergirl"; Pearl Thusi reports to "Quantico"; and Jennifer Cecil signs up for ABC's "Notorious."

[07/12/16 - 04:02 PM]
Alyssa Sutherland Rolls in for Spike and TWC-Dimension Television's "The Mist"
She will play Eve Cunningham, a wife and mother who fights to protect her teenage daughter from unknown dangers lurking both inside and outside the mist while facing down her past.

[07/12/16 - 03:56 PM]
Disney Media Networks to Host Landmark Town Hall With President Obama Following Tragic Shootings Across the Country
"The President and The People: A National Conversation," airs Thursday, July 14 (8:00-9:00 pm EDT), simulcast commercial-free on ABC, ESPN, FREEFORM, ABC News Digital, FREEFORM Digital, WATCH ABC, WatchESPN, Yahoo, ABC News' Facebook page and YouTube channel and ABC Radio.

[07/12/16 - 01:43 PM]
WGN America's Acclaimed Series "Underground" Featured at the NAACP's 107th Annual Convention in Cincinnati, OH
Creators Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, and stars Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller and Amirah Vann, will co-host NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks' reception for more than 1,500 NAACP convention delegates.

[07/12/16 - 01:16 PM]
FOX Makes Put Pilot Commitment for New Marvel Action-Adventure Series
The Untitled Fox Marvel Project will focus on two ordinary parents who discover their children possess mutant powers.

[07/12/16 - 11:12 AM]
CBS News Announces Extensive, Multi-Platform Coverage Plans for the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions
In both Cleveland and Philadelphia, CBS News will redefine traditional convention coverage and the way it is presented.

[07/12/16 - 10:16 AM]
"Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?," Alexandra Pelosi's Look at Presidential Campaign Funders, Debuts Aug. 1, Exclusively on HBO
Armed with her hand-held camera and a sense of humor, Alexandra Pelosi gains exclusive access to the donor class, and offers a peek into the lifestyles of the rich and political.

[07/12/16 - 10:02 AM]
HGTV Orders More "Flipping Virgins" Starring Property Expert Egypt Sherrod
Eight new one-hour episodes of the series will premiere in January 2017, showcasing Egypt as she helps house-flipping novices navigate the unexpected realities of purchasing, renovating and selling a home for profit.

[07/12/16 - 09:41 AM]
New Premiere Date - A&E's New Original Comedy Series "Black and White" Moves to Wednesday, July 27
The series was previously slated to launch tomorrow night on the cable channel.

[07/12/16 - 09:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demo Crown with NBC
The Alphabet's "The Bachelorette" leads the night in both categories.

[07/12/16 - 09:08 AM]
HGTV Takes Top Spot Among W25-54 on Thursday, July 7
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, July 7.

[07/12/16 - 08:11 AM]
"I Am JFK Jr" - The New Film About John F. Kennedy Jr. Featuring a Celebrated Cast Premieres Monday, August 1 at 9:00pm ET/PT on Spike TV
The film will be released on a limited basis in selected theatres beginning July 20 with Virgil Films as the distributor.

[07/12/16 - 06:37 AM]
Logo Greenlights New Dating Competition Series "Finding Prince Charming"
This first of its kind dating show, featuring a cast of all gay men, is currently in production and will debut on the network this fall.

[07/12/16 - 03:08 AM]
Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney Reunite for "Catastrophe" 3 and 4
The third, six-part series will go into production in November for a premiere on Channel 4 in 2017.

[07/11/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 11
Updates include: USA pushes "Shooter" premiere back a week; IFC to wrap "Maron" after three seasons; and Jennifer Esposito joins the cast of "NCIS."

[07/11/16 - 02:05 PM]
Disney Channel's "Adventures in Babysitting" Is the No. 1 Cable TV Telecast of 2016 Across Key Kids and Tweens and the No. 1 Movie in Total Viewers
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, June 24.

[07/11/16 - 02:00 PM]
Jennifer Esposito Joins the Cast of "NCIS," Television's #1 Drama
She will play NCIS Special Agent Alexandra "Alex" Quinn, an experienced agent who left field work and became an instructor at the Law Enforcement Training Center.

[07/11/16 - 01:38 PM]
NBC Olympics to Present Olympic Preview Special Live from Rio on Thursday, August 4, at 8 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
The one-hour special will feature star athletes Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Usain Bolt, and the U.S. women's gymnastics team.

[07/11/16 - 12:50 PM]
Viceland's Action Bronson Returns for 10-Part Series, Traveling the Stars: "Ancient Aliens with Action Bronson and Friends"
Joined by his producers, friends, and special guests, Bronson will watch, comment on, and give the highest praise to some of the series' most iconic episodes.

[07/11/16 - 10:31 AM]
FOX Launches Live Primetime Streaming in Beta
Live streaming will debut tonight, Monday, July 11, with the first live performance episode of the hit dance competition series "So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation."

[07/11/16 - 10:05 AM]
Comedy Central Presents Unprecedented Late-Night Multiplatform Experience During 2016 Conventions Led by "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
The show is expanding its reach and distribution across digital and striking new ground for late night talk shows.

[07/11/16 - 10:01 AM]
NBC and Universal Television Unveil 2016 Comic-Con Line-Up and Interactive Take-Over of San Diego's Gaslamp Square
Newcomers "Timeless" and "The Good Place" as well as fan favorites "Blindspot" and "Grimm" are among the featured properties.

[07/11/16 - 10:01 AM]
Tom Papa Lets the Load off His Back in His Latest EPIX Comedy Special "Tom Papa: Human Mule"
The special will make its World Television Premiere on EPIX on Friday, December 9.

[07/11/16 - 10:01 AM]
AXS TV Pays Tribute to the King with the Premiere of the Network's First Original Film, "Elvis Lives!"
The film, which presents a unique storyline where rock n' roll icon Elvis Presley never died, will make its debut on Tuesday, August 16, in honor of the 39th Anniversary of Presley's death.

[07/11/16 - 09:57 AM]
Larry Birkhead, Pia Toscano, & Reza Farahan Join Kris Jenner and More in Season 2 of E!'s Hit Series "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry"
The show's sophomore run is now locked in for Wednesday, August 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/11/16 - 09:06 AM]
Showtime Networks and Amblin Partners Announce Output Agreement for Amblin Partners' Feature Film Titles
Upcoming theatrical releases included under the existing DreamWorks deal and the new deal with Amblin are The Light Between Oceans starring Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender, The Girl on the Train starring Emily Blunt and Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson.

[07/11/16 - 09:01 AM]
AMC Released Today "Fear the Walking Dead" Key Art for Comic Con International: San Diego 2016
The second half of season two returns Sunday, August 21 at 9:00/8:00c.







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