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[07/15/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: July 14-15
Updates include: Andy Samberg, HBO reteam for "Tour de Pharmacy"; Sandrine Holt joins the cast of "MacGyver" at CBS; and Max Minghella, Ann Dowd both board Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale."

[07/15/16 - 01:55 PM]
"T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle" Returns on VH1 Monday, July 18th at 9PM ET/PT
Season five of VH1's "T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle" returns with 10, half-hour episodes.

[07/15/16 - 11:05 AM]
Adult Swim Announces Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality!
Published by Adult Swim Games and developed by Owlchemy Labs, the game will make its exclusive playable debut at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/15/16 - 11:01 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Goes Live During the Republican and Democratic National Conventions
In addition, "The Daily Show" will simul-stream the first act of both live episodes via Facebook Live.

[07/15/16 - 09:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts as "Big Brother" Rises
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/15/16 - 09:06 AM]
FXNOW for Apple TV Is the First Streaming App to Feature "Simpsons TV"
"Simpsons TV," the latest feature of Simpsons World, is a unique collection of highly curated channels that offer a compelling "lean back" experience similar to linear television but within the on-demand environment of FXNOW.

[07/15/16 - 08:30 AM]
CBS Programming Advisory for Mondays and Sundays, Beginning July 18
"BrainDead" moves to Sundays with original episodes beginning July 24, replacing rebroadcasts of "Elementary."

[07/15/16 - 08:20 AM]
TV One Premieres New Romantic Comedy "A Weekend with the Family" This Sunday, July 17 at 7PM E.T.
Marques Houston, Karruche Tran, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Clifton Powell and Dorien Wilson co-star in the film.

[07/15/16 - 08:13 AM]
Morgan Spector Rounds Out the Cast of "The Mist"
Spector will play "Kevin Cunningham," the protagonist of the series.

[07/15/16 - 08:00 AM]
Starz Announces September 10 Premiere Date of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Honor of Star Wars Celebration Weekend
The seventh installment in the Star Wars franchise will premiere on all six Starz channels at 9 PM ET/PT and again at 11:20 PM ET/PT.

[07/14/16 - 08:28 PM]
NBC Olympics Features New Katy Perry Anthem "Rise"
"Rise" will be featured in promotional spots to run across NBCUniversal's broadcast, cable, digital, social, and radio platforms.

[07/14/16 - 01:16 PM]
"The Eric Andre Show" Premieres Friday August 5th on Adult Swim
The most hellish show on late night returns with co-host Hannibal Buress, completely redefining the television viewing experience as we know it!

[07/14/16 - 12:59 PM]
AMC Garners 24 Emmy(R) Award Nominations
"Better Call Saul" received six additional nominations, including Bob Odenkirk for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series and Jonathan Banks for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series.

[07/14/16 - 12:47 PM]
IFC Scores Four Emmy(R) Award Nominations
"All of us at IFC are thrilled and honored not only by these nominations, but at the opportunity to work side by side with such incredible talent in making these shows," said Jennifer Caserta.

[07/14/16 - 12:38 PM]
Comedy Central Honored with 18 Primetime Emmy Nominations
With its 20th Season premiering in the fall, five-time Emmy(R)-winner "South Park" received its 15th nomination for Outstanding Animated Program.

[07/14/16 - 12:15 PM]
FX Networks Receives Basic Cable Record 56 Emmy Award Nominations
This historic achievement was led by "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" and "Fargo," which with 22 and 18 nominations respectively received the second and third highest total number of nominations of any series.

[07/14/16 - 12:05 PM]
Hit Drama Series "Bates Motel" and "Vikings" Returns to San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 22
Plus: check out a sneak peek to the "Vikings" trailer being shown during the Comic-Con panel.

[07/14/16 - 11:56 AM]
Showtime(R) Honored with 22 Emmy(R) Nominations
Highlights include five nominations for the hit summer series "Ray Donovan" and four nominations for the network's flagship series "Homeland."

[07/14/16 - 11:42 AM]
Crackle Receives Three Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations for Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" and "SuperMansion"
For "SuperMansion," Keegan-Michael Key and Chris Pine were nominated in the Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance category.

[07/14/16 - 11:36 AM]
HBO Receives 94 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, The Most of Any Network This Year
"Game of Thrones" led all nominees for the third year in a row with 23 nominations, while "Veep" received 17 nominations, and "Silicon Valley" received 11 nominations.

[07/14/16 - 11:36 AM]
ABC Collects 35 Emmy Nominations
Highlights include a first-time nomination for critically acclaimed comedy series "black-ish" and Leading Actress Tracee Ellis Ross and a second nomination for Outstanding Limited Series for "American Crime."

[07/14/16 - 11:23 AM]
BBC America Earns Four Primetime Emmy(R) Award Nominations for "Orphan Black" and "Luther"
Tatiana Maslany received her second Primetime Emmy Award(R) nomination for the complex multi-character performance of a young woman who discovers she is a clone - 12 in total.

[07/14/16 - 11:01 AM]
"Droned" Premieres on July 22 at 6PM on the Science Channel
The series follows a drone company and its high profile clients while exploring the impact of drones, giving audiences a front seat to a technology revolution.

[07/14/16 - 09:45 AM]
Spike's "Lip Sync Battle" Earns Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Structured Reality Program
"'Lip Sync Battle' is the highest rated and most-watched original series in Spike's history and we couldn't be happier that the Academy has recognized it with this nomination," said Kevin Kay.

[07/14/16 - 09:42 AM]
TLC's "A Baby Story: Live" Reaches New Heights
Said offering provides viewers with unedited, real-time views of a live birth using the Facebook Live platform.

[07/14/16 - 08:46 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Claim Top Spots
The Peacock's summer franchise holds off "The ESPY Awards" on ABC and "Big Brother" on CBS.

[07/14/16 - 08:40 AM]
68th Emmy(R) Awards Nominations
"The Americans," "Better Call Saul," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "House of Cards" and "Mr. Robot" will compete for Outstanding Drama Series.

[07/14/16 - 07:26 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Discovers Secrets of Ancient Civilizations - "Behind the Lost Empires" - Five Week Programming Block Kicks Off Monday, August 8 at 8 PM ET/PT
The block features specials on the lost city of Pompeii, a recently discovered Roman gladiator school in the heart of Europe, China's Han Dynasty and its infamous female Emperor Wu, and Burma, the world's first golden civilization.

[07/14/16 - 06:19 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Two Additional Seasons of the Critically-Acclaimed Comedy "Catastrophe"
The highly anticipated third season is scheduled to premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US in 2017, and the fourth season is expected to premiere in 2018.

[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.







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[05/31/20 - 09:08 AM]
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Second runs of "The Last Dance" and "The Rookie" put the Alphabet on top last night.

[05/30/20 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
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[05/29/20 - 03:00 PM]
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[05/29/20 - 12:31 PM]
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[05/29/20 - 11:05 AM]
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[05/29/20 - 09:32 AM]
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[05/29/20 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Stays on Top with "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The Alphabet once again wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/29/20 - 07:01 AM]
BYUtv Premieres Free Fun-Filled Scripted Shows for Entire Family this Summer
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[05/29/20 - 03:14 AM]
Video: "Curon" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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[05/29/20 - 01:09 AM]
Netflix Announcing the Cast of Icelandic Series "Katla" by Acclaimed Director Baltasar Kormakur
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[05/28/20 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 28
Updates include: Elizabeth Klaviter to run "Clarice" at CBS; YouTube's "Cobra Kai" expected to get a new home; and TV series based on feature "Upgrade" in the works from Blumhouse Television.

[05/28/20 - 04:06 PM]
Season 2 of "Dishmantled" Is Coming Soon to Quibi
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[05/28/20 - 04:04 PM]
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[05/28/20 - 02:36 PM]
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[05/28/20 - 01:52 PM]
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Leto will also be releasing a "Free Solo"-inspired T-shirt with 100% of the profits being donated to two organizations - the Honnold Foundation and Partners in Health.