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[07/20/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 20
Updates include: Li Jun Li cast as potential regular on NBC's "Chicago PD"; Michael Drayer boards "Sneaky Pete" at Amazon; and Chris Wood joins the cast of The CW's "Supergirl."

[07/20/16 - 12:01 PM]
New on Hulu - "Criminal Justice" - Complete Seasons 1 & 2
HBO's "The Night Of" is based on this BAFTA Award winning British series written by Peter Moffat.

[07/20/16 - 11:43 AM]
Seven Bucks Productions and FlynnPictureCo. Sell "Muscle Beach" Scripted Project to Universal Cable Productions to Be Developed for USA Network
"Muscle Beach" is set in a legendary bodybuilding gym in 1980's Venice Beach where a colorful tribe of lost souls struggle to reinvent themselves by bench-pressing their way to a bigger, better American dream, no matter what the cost.

[07/20/16 - 11:00 AM]
Video: WGN America Releases Season 3 Full-Length Trailer for "Salem," Premiering Halloween Week
The gripping trailer reveals "Everything in Salem has gone to Hell!"

[07/20/16 - 10:30 AM]
Starz Sets a Course with the Fourth and Final Season of "Black Sails"
The 10-episode fourth season of the stand-out high seas drama returns in 2017, and finds our pirates at war in the West Indies.

[07/20/16 - 10:19 AM]
Video: OWN Unveils Extended Trailer of New Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar"
The series which chronicles the lives and loves of three estranged siblings will debut as a two-night event on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7.

[07/20/16 - 10:17 AM]
All-New Episodes of "We Bare Bears" Premiere All Week on Cartoon Network Beginning Monday, 8/1
The new episodes will include the return of the adorable Baby Bears, and other hijinks and precarious situations that Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear find themselves in.

[07/20/16 - 09:30 AM]
Universal Cable Productions Expands Genre Development Slate
The studio is unveiling an impressive slate of new development projects inspired by some of the world's most distinguished writers of graphic novels and science fiction including Neil Gaiman, Michael Reeves and Gerard Way.

[07/20/16 - 09:17 AM]
Logo Greenlights Ninth Season for "RuPaul's Drag Race" & New Docuseries "Fire Island"
Both series join the recently announced new reality dating competition series, "Finding Prince Charming," hosted by Lance Bass which will debut on the network this fall.

[07/20/16 - 09:15 AM]
Cartoon Network Enterprises Announces New Toy Partners for Popular Adult Swim Brand, "Rick and Morty"
Joining current toy partner Jinx, Funko, Cryptozoic Entertainment, USAOpoly, PhatMojo, and Astro Gaming have all signed on to create lines of products based on the Adult Swim original series.

[07/20/16 - 09:11 AM]
Miramax(R) and El Rey Network Announce September 6 Premiere Date for Season 3 of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
The 10 new, action-packed, horror-filled episodes follow the Gecko brothers into the vortex of the culebra underworld, as they are forced to assemble an unlikely crew to battle new enemies determined to take them down.

[07/20/16 - 09:01 AM]
Primary Wave Entertainment Teams with Peter Farrelly and Emmy(R) Award-Winning Writer Bobby Mort to Produce Original Comedy Series for AT&T Audience(R) Network
"Loudermilk" is a comedy series that tells a fictionalized story of a recovering alcoholic and substance abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude about everything.

[07/20/16 - 08:21 AM]
Alton Brown Returns to the Great Outdoors for Diabolical Summer Series "Camp Cutthroat 2: Alton's Revenge"
The five-week "Cutthroat Kitchen" stunt premieres Wednesday, August 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/20/16 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Dominates the Competition
NBC easily wins the evening with both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/20/16 - 08:05 AM]
Adam Sandler Teams Up with Jennifer Hudson in Netflix's "Sandy Wexler"
The film follows Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler), a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, who diligently represents a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business.

[07/20/16 - 07:08 AM]
New Premiere Date: Animal Planet Presents "Toucan Nation" on August 24th
The film tells the story of Grecia, the toucan in Costa Rica whose unconscionable abuse sparked international outrage and inspired a national animal welfare campaign.

[07/20/16 - 06:54 AM]
TLC's "Toddlers and Tiaras" Is Back with Big Hair and Bigger Stakes
Look for the first of 13 new episodes on Wednesday, August 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/20/16 - 06:00 AM]
Elizabeth Hurley's Son Damian Joins the Cast of E!'s Hit Scripted Drama Series "The Royals"
The new season of "The Royals" will pick up two weeks after the execution of King Simon's (Vincent Regan) murderer who had plagued the royal family for months.

[07/20/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Debuts Original Live-Action Kids Series "The Kicks" on August 26 on Prime Video
"The Kicks" is a live-action series for children ages six to 11 and follows Devin Burke, who was the star player on her soccer team until her family moved to California midway through the school year.

[07/20/16 - 05:02 AM]
"Robin Williams: Behind Closed Doors" Documentary Special to Premiere Sunday, August 28 at 9PM ET/6PM PT
The two-hour documentary special viewers an intimate look at his life from his childhood in the suburbs of Chicago to small comedy clubs in Los Angeles, his breakthrough role on the TV show "Happy Days" as Mork from Ork and his big screen triumphs.

[07/19/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 19
Updates include: T.R. Knight to drop by "The Catch" at ABC; Parvesh Cheena set to recur on The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"; and Chris Murphey sells "Hunch" to CBS.

[07/19/16 - 02:19 PM]
Starz Lights Up Two-Season Renewal for Original Series "Power"
This is the first multi-season pickup for the New York-based drama starring Omari Hardwick.

[07/19/16 - 01:52 PM]
TV One's Hit Series "Rickey Smiley for Real" Gets Third Season Pick-Up
The third season will return with even stronger bonds and bigger laughs, as comic and radio personality Rickey Smiley continues to strive to achieve his quest for domination of the entertainment industry.

[07/19/16 - 01:36 PM]
Record-Setting "Kids' Choice Sports 2016" and "Henry Danger" Clinch Nickelodeon's 50th Straight Week at Number One
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/16 - 12:16 PM]
Video: FX Season 1 Official Trailer for "Better Things"
The network's new series from Pamela Adlon and Louis CK premieres Thursday, September 8.

[07/19/16 - 12:08 PM]
All Hands on Deck: TLC's "Cake Boss" Returns for Its Eighth Season
New episodes kick off Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[07/19/16 - 12:03 PM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Chronicle the 2016 Season of NCAA Division I Football Powerhouse in Weekly Docu-Series "A Season with Florida State Football"
The series premieres on Tuesday, September 6, just one day after the Seminoles' season opener against the Ole Miss Rebels (University of Mississippi) on Labor Day.

[07/19/16 - 12:03 PM]
Actress Garcelle Beauvais Named Host of GSN's Competitive Reality Series "Window Warriors"
This new series brings the worlds of art and commerce together as the country's most talented window designers are challenged to conceive jaw-dropping displays each week.

[07/19/16 - 12:01 PM]
Video: Starz Releases New Red Band Trailer and Never Before Seen Poster for "Ash vs Evil Dead"
Musician and super fan of the series, Kid Cudi, premiered the trailer via twitter (@KidCudi).

[07/19/16 - 11:31 AM]
"The X Factor UK" Returns to AXS TV for the Third-Consecutive Year, As the Network Premieres Season 13 of the Popular Music Competition Series at 8pE on Sun., Aug. 28 & Mon., Aug. 29
The network will air all 32 episodes of the upcoming 13th season.

[07/19/16 - 11:06 AM]
NBC and Jennifer Lopez Take It to the Floor with New Competition Series "World of Dance"
The series brings the world's elite dancers together to compete in epic battles of artistry, precision and athleticism.

[07/19/16 - 11:01 AM]
Nat Geo WILD and Cesar Millan Are Looking for Dogs to Star in New Series "Cesar and Son" [wt]
Said duo are road-tripping across America in search of dogs and their humans who need help and want to share their story.

[07/19/16 - 11:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel New Original Movie "A Perfect Christmas" Is the #1 HH Rated Cable Entertainment Program of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 11-17.

[07/19/16 - 09:05 AM]
AMC Announces Extensive Multi-Year Deal with Chris Hardwick
Hardwick will be a part of not only new shows, but will also continue as host of current and new "Talking" live after shows.

[07/19/16 - 09:01 AM]
Netflix Announces New Episodes of "Making a Murderer"
This next chapter will provide an in-depth look at the high-stakes post-conviction process, as well as, the emotional toll the process takes on all involved.

[07/19/16 - 08:57 AM]
Actor Terry Crews Explores Detroit's Resurgence in Second Installment of Travel Channel's "Celebrity Adventure Club"
The second in a series of specials, this episode premieres on Saturday, July 23, at 10:00 a.m. ET/PT.

[07/19/16 - 08:51 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Demo Crown
Plus: NBC leads the night's Republican Convention coverage.

[07/19/16 - 08:44 AM]
BET Networks Is in Search of America's Best Undiscovered Rapper
Sway Calloway hosts "One Shot," premiering Tuesday, August 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/19/16 - 08:13 AM]
Before the Kids Head Back to School Catch the Next Generation of Culinary Hopefuls on "Food Network Star Kids"
Hosted by Tia Mowry and Donal Skehan, the series features 10 talented junior finalists participating in a variety of culinary, on-camera and social media challenges over six episodes.

[07/19/16 - 08:00 AM]
Disney Programs Exclusive Previews During Premiere of "Elena of Avalor"
Highlights include a teaser trailer for "Descendants 2," the sequel to the hit Disney Channel Original Movie set to premiere in summer 2017.

[07/19/16 - 07:26 AM]
Cartoon Network Greenlights Second Season of Emmy-Nominated Global Hit Franchise "The Powerpuff Girls"
The series also picked up its first Emmy nomination this year for "Outstanding Short Form Animated Program."

[07/19/16 - 07:05 AM]
"Bad Girls Club: Social Disruption" Premieres Tuesday, September 20 at 8PM ET/PT on Oxygen
Fans can catch a casting special on Tuesday, September 13 at 8PM ET/PT to meet the ladies before they officially move into the house.

[07/19/16 - 06:06 AM]
Netflix and NYFF Announce Ava DuVernay Original Documentary
"The 13th" is the first-ever nonfiction work to open the festival, and will debut on Netflix and open in a limited theatrical run on October 7.

[07/19/16 - 06:01 AM]
James Denton and Real-Life Son Sheppard Enlist for Duty in New, Original Movie "For Love and Honor" Premiering Saturday, July 30, on Hallmark Channel
Natalie Brown and Rebecca Liddiard also co-star in the project.

[07/18/16 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 18
Updates include: Ron Funches joins the cast of NBC's "Powerless"; Taye Diggs to recur on FOX's "Empire"; and USA delays "Shooter" premiere once again.

[07/18/16 - 06:31 PM]
First Look - Director Bong Joon Ho's "Okja"
The image features Tilda Swinton (Nancy Mirando) and Giancarlo Esposito (Frank Dawson) shooting on location in New York City.

[07/18/16 - 03:12 PM]
"Power" Season Three Premiere Shatters Starz Original Series Viewership Records
Starz spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/18/16 - 02:08 PM]
"SNL's" Colin Jost and Michael Che Offer Special Convention Editions of "Weekend Update" July 20 and 27 on MSNBC
In addition, on those same days, both Jost and Che will serve as special correspondents on NBC's morning news program "Today."

[07/18/16 - 01:13 PM]
"Hitchcock/Truffaut," Revisiting the Legendary Encounter of Two Renowned Directors, Debuts Aug. 8 on HBO
In 1962, French New Wave auteur François Truffaut spent a week in Hollywood with his idol, Alfred Hitchcock, discussing the director's rich and extensive body of work, including "Psycho" and "Vertigo."

[07/18/16 - 12:36 PM]
Digital Platforms Drive HBO's Spring Shows to Series Highs
HBO spins the numbers for the spring to date.







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[07/17/18 - 09:13 AM]
Adult Swim Festival Adds Mastodon, Neko Case, Flying Lotus, T-PAIN, and More
11 new musical headliners will be joining hip-hop powerhouse Run The Jewels for the first annual Adult Swim Festival in Downtown Los Angeles, October 6-7.

[07/17/18 - 09:04 AM]
Netflix Announces First Slate of Series and Films Based on the Stories of Mark Millar
"Jupiter's Legacy" and "American Jesus" are both on tap as TV series adaptations.

[07/17/18 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/17/18 - 07:29 AM]
Vanilla Ice Is Back on DIY Network with a New Season of "The Vanilla Ice Project" Premiering Aug. 11
The fresh 10 episodes star Vanilla Ice and his team of "construction ninjas" as they transform a derelict 1970s house into an ultra-modern, state-of-the-art home with over-the-top amenities.

[07/17/18 - 07:01 AM]
Nickelodeon and Paramount Players to Bring "Rugrats" Back for the Next Generation of Kids with an All-New TV Series and Feature Film
Original creators Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain will return to the TV series as executive producers.

[07/17/18 - 06:30 AM]
The "61st Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Returns to Los Angeles Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, Live from the Staples Center on CBS
Nominations will be announced in all 84 categories on Wednesday, December 5.

[07/16/18 - 02:30 PM]
Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Notches Series High Ratings
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 11.

[07/16/18 - 02:09 PM]
A Statement from Showtime Networks on "Who Is America?"
"Baron Cohen did not present himself as a disabled veteran, and viewers nationwide who watched the premiere on Sunday can now attest to that," said the pay channel.

[07/16/18 - 12:43 PM]
Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones Join Ryan Murphy's "The Politician"
Murphy will serve as writer, showrunner and executive producer.

[07/16/18 - 12:30 PM]
Presenters and Attendees Announced for "The 2018 ESPYS Presented by Capital One," Hosted by Danica Patrick, July 18, on ABC
Chloe Kim, Adam Rippon, Nick Foles, Jennifer Garner, Jon Stewart, Chadwick Boseman and Allison Janney are among this year's attendees.

[07/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
Nick Cannon to Host "Teen Choice 2018"
Airing live from the Forum in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, August 12 on FOX, the choicest, star-studded, two-hour event will celebrate this year's top teen icons in television, music, film, sports, comedy and digital.

[07/16/18 - 10:44 AM]
ID Chronicles LAPD Homicide Detective Lindy Gligorijevic's Relentless Pursuit for Justice in All-New Series, "The Killer Closer"
The five-episode season premieres Friday, August 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/16/18 - 10:31 AM]
Starz Releases Premiere Date and Official Key Art for New Original Series "Warriors of Liberty City," Set to Debut September 16th at 8:00 PM ET/PT
The series explores Liberty City, a crime-ridden neighborhood in Miami, Florida, that is arguably the NFL's largest, most successful football factory.

[07/16/18 - 10:11 AM]
Hulu Original "The First" Premieres Friday, Sept. 14
Sean Penn leads an ensemble cast in this near-future drama about a crew of astronauts attempting to become the first humans on Mars.

[07/16/18 - 09:31 AM]
Lifetime's Summer Escapes Wraps Up with All New Movies
Vivica A. Fox stars in two new movies and August brings all new thrills that are sure to keep the end of summer as hot as the beginning.