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[08/02/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 2
Updates include: FOX axes "Houdini & Doyle" following freshman run; NBC sends "Aquarius" to Saturday nights; and Kevin Nealon signs on for "Man with a Plan" at CBS.

[08/02/16 - 11:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases the Official Poster Art and First Footage from Season Four of "Masters of Sex"
Season four begins in 1968 and will take viewers into the "swinging '70s," during which time the series' characters will take on new partners both professionally, personally and sexually.

[08/02/16 - 11:01 AM]
AT&T Audience Network, Entertainment One and Fuqua Films Announce Original Series "ICE"
"ICE" is a high-impact, serialized crime drama that follows the Green Family, as they plunge into the underbelly of the Los Angeles diamond trade.

[08/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Emmy Nominated RuPaul Returns with "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Featuring Game Changing New Rules on a New Night on Thursday, August 25th at 8PM ET/PT
For the first time in "Drag Race" history, the full season will simulcast on Logo and VH1.

[08/02/16 - 09:21 AM]
Judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Host Nick Cannon Set to Return for Season 12 of "America's Got Talent"
Cowell, who created the "Got Talent" format in the U.K., will be returning for his second season.

[08/02/16 - 09:18 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Brings the Fun: "The Tonight Show" Star Set to Host "74th Annual Golden Globe Awards"
January's three-hour Golden Globes telecast will serve as the official kick-off to the 2017 awards season.

[08/02/16 - 09:17 AM]
NBC Throws a Birthday Bash as "Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come" Arrives Tuesday, Dec. 20
"I turn 90 tomorrow and feel like I'm just getting started and look forward to each day," Bennett said.

[08/02/16 - 08:32 AM]
Christopher Guest's Mascots to Launch on Netflix on October 13
Starring many of his regular troupe of actors, this latest film takes place in the ultra-competitive world of sports mascots where they compete for the most prestigious award in their field, the Gold Fluffy.

[08/02/16 - 08:25 AM]
Haylie Duff Hits the Road on New Cooking Channel Series "Haylie's America"
The eight-episode series launches Thursday, September 8 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/02/16 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Finale Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49 by a wide margin.

[08/02/16 - 08:18 AM]
CBSN Sets New Two-Week Viewership Record for Coverage of Republican & Democratic National Conventions
CBSN spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17 through Saturday, July 30.

[08/02/16 - 08:01 AM]
Girl Scouts of the USA and Disney Channel's "Elena of Avalor" Team Up to Inspire Girls to Lead
The guide showcases leadership activities and conversations parents and caregivers can engage their preschool through fifth-grade girls in to boost their everyday leadership skills and prepare them to create the future they imagine.

[08/02/16 - 07:50 AM]
National Geographic Channel's Movie Event "Killing Reagan" Will Premiere Sunday, October 16
The two-hour movie event is the fourth in a successful partnership between NGC, Scott Free and Bill O'Reilly.

[08/02/16 - 06:20 AM]
"Vice News Tonight" to Launch Sept. 26 on HBO
The project aims to provide an indispensable nightly news show for viewers who have grown increasingly skeptical of daily broadcast news.

[08/02/16 - 05:00 AM]
Babou Ceesay, Rory Kinnear and Daniel Mays Join "Guerrilla"
Also joining the cast are Nathaniel Martello-White, Denise Gough, Brandon Scott, Zawe Ashton and Nicholas Pinnock.

[08/01/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 1
Updates include: Steven Bochco shepherding potential revival of "L.A. Law"; Syfy passes on drama pilot "Prototype"; and Pop cancels "Queens of Drama" after one season.

[08/01/16 - 06:28 PM]
Animal Planet Premieres 2016 Slamdance Winner "The Million Dollar Duck" on September 14 at 9PM ET/PT
The film dives into the wonderfully eccentric world of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest - the only juried art competition run by the U.S. government - which follows six artists as they compete in the most intense competition of their life.

[08/01/16 - 05:41 PM]
Dove Cameron and Garrett Clayton Join NBC's All-Star "Hairspray Live!" Cast
They join an already announced stellar cast that includes Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough and exciting newcomer Maddie Baillio.

[08/01/16 - 04:09 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Second Season Renewal of New Original Drama Series "Queen Sugar"
Produced by Warner Horizon Television, the series will debut commercial-free on Tuesday, September 6.

[08/01/16 - 03:17 PM]
Investigation Discovery Announces World Television Premiere Date for Documentary "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
The project will air exclusively under its independent documentary strand films banner, ID Films, on Saturday, October 15 from 8-10 PM ET.

[08/01/16 - 03:16 PM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights Investigative Documentary Featuring Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Tony Harris to Explore What It Means to Be "Black and Blue"
Produced exclusively for ID by NBC News' Peacock Productions, and featuring investigative reporting from Emmy Award-winning journalist Tony Harris, the series will premiere this fall.

[08/01/16 - 03:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery and American Media, Inc., Partner to Investigate One of Modern History's Coldest Cases in "JonBenet: An American Murder Mystery" (wt)
The three-night television event begins Monday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/01/16 - 03:14 PM]
Investigation Discovery Books Deal with World's Bestselling Author on All-New Scripted Series
The series will be based on all-new, ID-branded, true crime stories written for Patterson's new line of novella-length stories, BookShots featuring mutually agreed-upon story topics.

[08/01/16 - 03:01 PM]
TV One Announces "Media," An Original Movie Executive Produced by Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes, Premiering Winter 2017
The drama is the latest addition to the network's impressive slate of original films and is set to premiere in early 2017.

[08/01/16 - 02:44 PM]
E! Turns Up the Heat with "WAGS Miami" Premiering Sunday, October 2
Expect lots of fireworks as the eight women turn it up while simultaneously navigating the exclusive and private world of the most elite sports stars.

[08/01/16 - 12:00 PM]
Liza Snyder Joins the Cast of the New Fall Comedy "Man with a Plan"
Snyder will play Andi, Adam's (Matt LeBlanc) self-assured wife who returns to the workforce after being a stay-at-home mom for 13 years, while Adam agrees to take on more parenting responsibilities.

[08/01/16 - 11:14 AM]
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Casts New Director
Jason O'Mara has joined the series stepping into the role as S.H.I.E.L.D's new Director, playing a character whose Marvel roots go back to the 1940s.

[08/01/16 - 11:03 AM]
Mark Cuban, Sara Foster, Cole Swindell and Former Miss America Sharlene Wells Hawkes Tapped as First Round of Judges for the 96th Miss America Competition
Chris Harrison returns to host the legendary competition, with Sage Steele joining as co-host.

[08/01/16 - 11:01 AM]
AT&T and Audience Network(R) Renew Original Series "Rogue" for a Fourth Season
Meaghan Rath will join returning cast members Cole Hauser and Ashley Greene for the new season, due in March 2017.

[08/01/16 - 10:34 AM]
Starz Developing Telenovela "Teresa" with Televisa USA and Lionsgate
The show, based on the highly-rated, award-winning Mexican telenovela "Teresa," focuses on an undocumented young Latina clawing her way into the exclusive world of Los Angeles wealth.

[08/01/16 - 10:33 AM]
Starz Developing "Pussy Valley" Series from Playwright Katori Hall
"Pussy Valley" is an intimate window to the unexplored southern strip club world, where the desires of pro-ballers and politicians collide with the dreams of five brave women.

[08/01/16 - 10:32 AM]
Starz Developing "Dirty Girls Social Club" Based on Best-Selling Novel from Alisa Valdes
"The Dirty Girls Social Club" is a dynamic and sexy half-hour series about six diverse professional women living in New York City who have known each other since college.

[08/01/16 - 10:31 AM]
Starz Extends Overall Deal with Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
Starz and Jackson, an Executive Producer for the hit series "Power," are also developing "Tomorrow, Today," based on a screenplay penned by Jackson, on which he will serve as Executive Producer.

[08/01/16 - 10:30 AM]
This Fall Gets Funnier and Bloodier When Original Starz Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" and "Blunt Talk" Return October 2
Look for both series back-to-back beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/01/16 - 09:58 AM]
E!'s Fall Programming Slate Includes Five New Series, Two Returning Hits and Our Signature Live Coverage of Pop Culture's Biggest Events
Newcomers include "WAGS Miami," "Total Bellas," "Catching Kelce," "Rob & Chyna" and "Hollywood & Football."

[08/01/16 - 09:30 AM]
Off-Network Rights to Chuck Lorre Comedy "Mom" Sold to Tribune Broadcasting for Fall 2017 Syndication Debut
"Tribune Broadcasting stations are known to viewers in their respective markets for being the destination for great comedies," said Sean Compton.

[08/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Award-Winning Journalist Skip Bayless Joins FOX Sports
Bayless joins FOX Sports as host of a new sports talk show on FS1 premiering Tuesday, September 6 (10:00 AM ET).

[08/01/16 - 09:04 AM]
Starz Greenlights Second Season of Limited Series "The Girlfriend Experience" from Executive Producer Steven Soderbergh
"The Girlfriend Experience" second season will focus on an entirely new characters and plotlines.

[08/01/16 - 08:53 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with CBS
The Eye gets a boost from a PGA overrun in the opening primetime hour.

[08/01/16 - 08:47 AM]
BBC America to Premiere Hit UK Series "Dragons' Den"
The series returns to the cable channel for the first time since November 2009.

[08/01/16 - 07:38 AM]
Season Four of CNBC's "The Profit" Premieres Tuesday, August 23 at 10PM ET/PT
Each of the eleven all-new, one-hour episodes will showcase serial entrepreneur and investor Marcus Lemonis, who puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling small businesses across the country.

[08/01/16 - 06:38 AM]
Discovery Roars Out with New Miniseries "Harley and the Davidsons"
Discovery's highly-anticipated miniseries will premiere Monday, September 5 at 9 PM ET/PT.

[08/01/16 - 06:37 AM]
New Series "Sacred Steel" (W/T) Premieres on Discovery September 12 at 10 PM ET/PT
The series debuts a week after Discovery Channel's highly anticipated three-part mini-series "Harley and the Davidsons."

[08/01/16 - 06:01 AM]
"The Robert Irvine Show" to Premiere September 12
Irvine, a versatile celebrity chef with over a decade of television under his belt, has a strong following as a fitness guru and is a tireless advocate of our nation's veterans, active duty military and military families.

[08/01/16 - 06:01 AM]
"Dr. Phil" Returns for 15th Season with Exclusive Interview with JonBenet Ramsey's Brother, Burke
The three-part season premiere airs Monday, September 12th; Tuesday September 13th; and Monday September 19th (check local listings).

[07/31/16 - 04:26 PM]
TNT Greenlights Series from NBA Legend and Provocateur Charles Barkley
Plus: "The Last Ship" to get a fourth season and premiere dates are set for "Good Behavior" (Tuesday, November 15) and "The Librarians" (Sunday, November 20).

[07/31/16 - 04:26 PM]
TBS Greenlights "The Guest Book" from Greg Garcia and First Original Primetime Animated Series, "Tarantula," From Carson Mell and Rough House Pictures
In other programming news, TBS has set Halloween night, Monday, October 31, for the premiere of "People of Earth," while the entire first season of "Search Party" will run during the Thanksgiving holiday (November 21-25).

[07/31/16 - 03:40 PM]
truTV Reveals Celebrity Guests for Season Five of "Billy on the Street," Announces "Adam Ruins Everything" Election Special
Aziz Ansari, Jon Hamm, Lupita N'yong'o, John Oliver and Seth Rogen will join pop culture provocateur Billy Eichner as they hit the streets of New York City to surprise and delight unsuspecting pedestrians in all new episodes premiering this fall.

[07/31/16 - 02:24 PM]
Joey McIntyre to Star in an Original Scripted Comedy for Pop About Finding His Personal Stardom Following His Boy Band Fame
Pop's new original series is inspired by Joey's real life, as the grown-up boy band member and actor who seeks his next showbiz gig after NKOTB's latest sold out tour.

[07/31/16 - 02:23 PM]
Satirical Comedy Series "Nightcap" to Premiere on Pop Wednesday, November 16
Insanity, absurdity and urgency reign backstage at "Nightcap with Jimmy" and it's up to head talent booker Staci (Ali Wentworth) to wrangle her dysfunctional staff, as well as the myriad of celebrities who bring their quirks, diva demands and peculiar antics each week.







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[01/23/18 - 08:24 AM]
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