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[08/03/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 3
Updates include: PSN cancels "Powers" after two seasons; Jeremy Davies scores arc on FOX's "Sleepy Hollow"; and Maribeth Monroe cast in "World's End" at TBS.

[08/03/16 - 05:15 PM]
E!'s "Mariah's World" Premieres Sunday, December 4th
Additionally, the songstress is about to begin the second half of her critically-acclaimed Las Vegas residency "Mariah #1 to Infinity" at Caesars Palace starts later this month.

[08/03/16 - 12:19 PM]
New Digital Edition of "Big Brother" Coming to CBS All Access This Fall
In addition to the CBS All Access edition this fall, "Big Brother" will continue to be broadcast on the CBS Television Network during the summer.

[08/03/16 - 11:58 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Expands Its Home & Food Programming Slate This September with New Series "Game of Homes" and "The Incredible Food Race"
Look for said offerings beginning on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7, respectively.

[08/03/16 - 11:30 AM]
Syfy Announces November 30 Premiere Date for New Thriller "Incorporated"
The network also revealed September debuts for new series "Van Helsing" (Friday, September 23), "Channel Zero: Candle Cove" (Tuesday, September 27) and "Aftermath" (Tuesday, September 27).

[08/03/16 - 11:00 AM]
Esquire Network Brings the Classic Japanese Hit "Ninja Warrior" Back to the Small Screen
The heart-racing marathon will begin Saturday, September 3 at 7am ET/PT and run through Tuesday, September 6 at 4am ET/PT.

[08/03/16 - 10:45 AM]
USA Network Announces "Suits" Season 7 Pick Up and Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Falling Water" and "Eyewitness" at TCA
Look for the newcomers on Thursday, October 13 and Sunday, October 16, respectively.

[08/03/16 - 10:10 AM]
Video: Comic-Con 2016 - FX
See what FX brought to Comic-Con 2016.

[08/03/16 - 09:41 AM]
AMC's New Late Night Series "Geeking Out" Premieres Sunday, August 14 at 11 PM ET/PT
The following week the show will shift to midnight, its regular timeslot.

[08/03/16 - 09:36 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Season 3 Premieres Monday, August 15th at 8:00 PM ET/PT
Producer and rapper Safaree Samuels joins the "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" cast this season.

[08/03/16 - 09:05 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Holds Off "Bachelor in Paradise"
NBC easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/03/16 - 09:05 AM]
Video: First Look at WE tv's Newest Reality Series "Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never"
The series premieres Thursday, September 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[08/03/16 - 09:02 AM]
Bellator's Growth Continues with New International Deals
Electus International has secured new deals with broadcasters in Australia (Spike), Japan (AbemaTV), Russia (Match), China (LeEco), Africa (MBC), South Korea (KBSN), Benelux (Spike) and Bulgaria (bTV).

[08/03/16 - 08:00 AM]
"Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit" to Open at the World's Largest Children's Museum on August 6
The exhibit is designed to model "care and compassion" for kids age 2-7 in immersive activities that reinforce the importance of health and well-being.

[08/03/16 - 07:28 AM]
A&E's "60 Days In" & "Behind Bars: Rookie Year" Return for New Seasons
Said offerings return on Thursday, August 18 and Thursday, August 25, respectively.

[08/03/16 - 07:01 AM]
Second Season of "Undeniable with Joe Buck" Debuts August 10, on AT&T Audience Network
The new season show will yet again feature some of the most prominent athletes of this generation, including Brett Favre, Joe Theismann, "Sugar" Ray Leonard, and Lynn Swann.

[08/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon and Sky Greenlight Original Dramatic Series "Britannia"
The series is set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army, determined and terrified in equal measure, returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia, a mysterious land ruled by wild warrior women and powerful Druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld.

[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.







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[10/19/18 - 03:01 PM]
CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to "God Friended Me," "Magnum P.I." and "The Neighborhood" for the 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
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[10/19/18 - 02:48 PM]
The CW's New Fall Series "All American" and "Charmed" Get Additional Local Boost as CW Affiliates Schedule Weekend Airings
CW stations nationwide are re-airing the first two episodes on a special date and time.

[10/19/18 - 01:09 PM]
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[10/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
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In the Live + 3 Day ratings, "Station 19" built on its season premiere by 24% in Total Viewers and by 25% in Adults 18-49 to set new series highs.

[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Places Back-Nine Order of "The Cool Kids," Joining "Last Man Standing" for a Full Season
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[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the Trailer for New Comedy "Black Monday" on Anniversary of the Historic Stock Market Crash
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[10/19/18 - 10:09 AM]
Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban Set to Perform at "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards"
Ballerini is a six-time career CMA Awards nominee, returning this year with her fourth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year nomination.

[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases Season Six Premiere of "Ray Donovan" Early to Subscribers
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[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown with "Thursday Night Football"
Despite a blowout Broncos-Cardinals game, the network once again takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Sundance TV Releases "Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle" Trailer in Advance of Two-Night Special Event
Look for said event on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
WE tv's Groundbreaking Docuseries "Love After Lockup" Returns Friday, December 7 at 9PM ET/PT
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[10/19/18 - 06:30 AM]
New Kids on the Block Singer Jonathan Knight to Star in HGTV Pilot "Farmhouse Fixer"
"Old farmhouses are American treasures," said Jonathan. "Most have been in the same family for 200 years and have never been renovated. And they're disappearing fast. If we don't save them, they're going to be gone."

[10/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
National Geographic Taps Angela Bassett to Narrate Stunning Natural History Special "The Flood"
The two-hour wildlife documentary special premieres Sunday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/18 - 04:45 PM]
Bette Midler, Brooke Shields, John Larroquette, Katie Couric and Peter Gallagher to Guest Star in the CBS/Warner Bros. Television Comedy "Murphy Brown"
Midler reprises her role 20 years later as Caprice Morton, previously known as Caprice Feldman, Murphy's former secretary.