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[08/09/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 9
Updates include: FOX nixes sketch comedy series "Party Over Here"; Jon Rudnitsky latest to exit "Saturday Night Live"; and Martin Gero, Brendan Gall sell "Criminal" to ABC.

[08/09/16 - 12:16 PM]
"Sister Cities," Featuring All-Star Cast, to Make Television World Premiere September 17
Jacki Weaver, Stana Katic, Jess Weixler, Michelle Trachtenberg and Troian Bellisario are among the featured co-stars.

[08/09/16 - 12:02 PM]
Acclaimed French Actress Irene Jacob Joins "The Affair" in Major Recurring Role
Season three is currently in production in New York and will premiere on Sunday, November 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/09/16 - 11:44 AM]
TLC Starts Production on a Second Season of "Outdaughtered"
Production has officially started on the new episodes highlighting the family's next chapter.

[08/09/16 - 10:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Night, Another Olympic Games Victory for NBC
The Peacock leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49 by a wide margin.

[08/09/16 - 09:35 AM]
Alex Rodriguez's Final Game in Pinstripes Broadcast Nationally on FOX
In honor of Rodriguez's career successes on the field, the FOX broadcast network will televise Friday night's game to a national audience with play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt, analyst John Smoltz and reporter Ken Rosenthal on the call.

[08/09/16 - 09:12 AM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Fast N' Loud" Revs Up Motor Mondays Returning with All-New Episodes Monday, August 29 at 9PM ET/PT
The new season kicks off with a one-hour special, when Richard and Aaron hit the beach for a much needed break, and finally get the chance to respond to questions and comments submitted by fans.

[08/09/16 - 09:08 AM]
Oxygen Media Invites You to Sit Front Row with "Strut" New Original Series Premieres Tuesday, September 20 at 9PM ET/PT
The series follows transgender models Laith De La Cruz, Dominique Jackson, Isis King, Ren Spriggs and Arisce Wanzer as they chase their passions of becoming household names in the fashion world while challenging stereotypes of gender and beauty.

[08/09/16 - 08:05 AM]
Investigation Discovery Presents Controversial Documentary "Dream Killer" - The Shocking True Story of a Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder Based on What His Friend Saw in a Dream
The film premieres this Sunday, August 14 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/09/16 - 08:00 AM]
Emmy Award-Nominated Ben Winston, With Fulwell 73 Productions, Signs Development Deal with CBS Television Studios
They will develop for broadcast and cable networks, as well as streaming services and other digital platforms.

[08/09/16 - 07:56 AM]
NBC Ratings: Best Night Yet for Rio Overnights, Best Olympic Day Ever on Digital Platforms for 3rd Day in a Row
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 8.

[08/09/16 - 07:02 AM]
Netflix to Unveil Four Original Documentaries at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival
This includes Amanda Knox, making its world premiere, a human story that goes past the headlines to examine the often fraught relationship between true crime tragedy, justice and entertainment.

[08/09/16 - 06:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases the Trailer for "Marvel's Luke Cage"
After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City.

[08/08/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 8
Updates include: Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah to depart "Saturday Night Live"; FOX passes on second season of "Coupled"; and Aaron Tracy, Andrew Lenchewski land pilot order from USA for "The Tap."

[08/08/16 - 04:10 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Castmember and Olympics Super Fan Leslie Jones Is Coming to Rio!
Since the Games began, Jones has been live-tweeting her Olympic viewing experience, along with witty commentary and words of support for Team USA.

[08/08/16 - 03:40 PM]
Viceland's "F*ck, That's Delicious" Returns for Season 2 on September 1st
This season the gang makes stops in Australia & New Zealand, Hawaii, Spain, Denmark, Italy and back home in New York.

[08/08/16 - 03:10 PM]
WGN America's Acclaimed Series "Underground" Celebrated at 2016 Joint Convention for the National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists in Washington, D.C.
Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller and Amirah Vann, co-hosted the Arts & Entertainment Task Force reception attended by hundreds of journalists.

[08/08/16 - 02:31 PM]
New York Comedy Festival Announces 2016 Line-Up Featuring Cameron Esposito, Bridget Everett, Marc Maron, T.J. Miller, Tracy Morgan, Trevor Noah, Tig Notaro, Patton Oswalt and More
For six days, over 200 comedians will perform in more than 60 shows across all five boros at some of New York City's most prestigious venues.

[08/08/16 - 02:23 PM]
NBC's Rio Olympics Sunday Night Viewership Tops Friday's Opening Ceremony by 12% -- Largest Increase in 24 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 7.

[08/08/16 - 01:27 PM]
Investigation Discovery Has Best July Ever in Prime and Total Day Among P25-54
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/08/16 - 01:23 PM]
Science Channel Delivers Highest Rated July Ever Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 in July 2016
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/08/16 - 01:18 PM]
Washington Redskins All-Pro Cornerback Josh Norman Joins FOX Sports for In-Season Contributor Role
In his recurring role, Norman will participate in talkbacks via satellite, pre-packaged features shot during the practice week and also serves as an analyst in the Los Angeles studio on Sunday, November 6, during Washington's Week 9 bye.

[08/08/16 - 01:11 PM]
AMC to Air All Six Episodes of the Emmy Nominated Limited Series "The Night Manager" in a Marathon Event Beginning Saturday, August 13th at 8PM ET/PT on AMC
SundanceTV will re-air the marathon with three episodes on Monday, August 15 and three episodes on Tuesday, August 16 beginning at 10:00/9:00c each night.

[08/08/16 - 01:00 PM]
NBC and Litton Entertainment Announce Fall 2016 Line-Up for The More You Know Programming Block
Each of the shows extends the iconic The More You Know brand to Saturday mornings on NBC television stations throughout the country telling inspiring stories about the environment, social change, health and wellness, and community engagement.

[08/08/16 - 01:00 PM]
The Rebels Face Grand Admiral Thrawn on Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Season 3 Premiere Saturday, September 24
Said installment introduces new characters Grand Admiral Thrawn and Bendu during the season three one-hour premiere event, "Steps into Shadow."

[08/08/16 - 12:58 PM]
"Son of Zorn" to Preview Following NFL Doubleheader, Sunday, September 11, on FOX
The series will then premiere in its regular time period with an all-new episode Sunday, September 25.

[08/08/16 - 12:17 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at "Pitch" That Just Debuted at TCA
The newcomer bows Thursday, September 22 on FOX.

[08/08/16 - 12:06 PM]
Pastor John Gray Joins OWN's Popular Saturday Night Lineup with New Docu-Series "The Book of John" (Working Title)
The network also announced it has renewed popular Saturday night docu-series "For Peete's Sake" and "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's."

[08/08/16 - 11:16 AM]
Season Two of the Emmy Award-Winning and Critically Acclaimed Series "Years of Living Dangerously" Set to Premiere Sunday, Oct. 30, 8/7c Exclusively on National Geographic Channel
The series will move to its regularly scheduled time, Wednesdays at 10:00/9:00c, beginning November 2.

[08/08/16 - 11:05 AM]
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "New Girl" Meet in New York in the Comedy Crossover Event of the Year, Airing Tuesday, October 11, on FOX
Additional details regarding the crossover event to be announced.

[08/08/16 - 11:04 AM]
"The Simpsons" to Air First-Ever One-Hour Episode in January 2017 on FOX
"I just pray it won't be the last thing people see before a Trump inauguration," said executive producer Al Jean.

[08/08/16 - 11:03 AM]
Global Icon Mariah Carey to Guest-Star on "Empire," Wednesday, October 5, on FOX
Carey will play Kitty, a mega-superstar who comes to Empire to collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) on an explosive new song.

[08/08/16 - 11:02 AM]
Broadway, Film and TV Producer Marc Platt Signs First-Look Deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Under the deal, the studio will have the exclusive first look at any projects, live action or scripted, which Platt develops for television.

[08/08/16 - 11:01 AM]
"Grease: Live" and "Hamilton" Director Thomas Kail Sets Up New Production Company at Twentieth Century Fox Television
Under the deal, Kail will develop, supervise and potentially direct television projects both for broadcast and cable.

[08/08/16 - 10:45 AM]
Discovery Announces September Debut for the Powerful, Immersive Documentary Series "Taking Fire" (working title)
Discovery's five-part series will premiere Monday, September 12 and will air one episode per week.

[08/08/16 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Lethal Weapon" That Just Debuted at TCA
The new series launches Wednesday, September 21 on FOX.

[08/08/16 - 10:06 AM]
Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, Debuts Sept. 16 on HBO
Ben Sinclair stars as The Guy, whose client base includes a group of characters with neuroses as diverse as the city.

[08/08/16 - 09:43 AM]
Lifetime's Emmy(R) Nominated "Project Runway's" Milestone 15th Season Premieres September 15
Guest judges this season include Priyanka Chopra, Emily Ratajkowski, Camilla Belle, Nina Dobrev, Jaime King and Savannah Guthrie.

[08/08/16 - 09:30 AM]
Three-Time Super Bowl Champ and Pro Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe Joins FOX Sports
One of the greatest tight ends in National Football League history, the always outspoken Sharpe joins Bayless on an in-development opinion and debate show premiering Tuesday, September 6 on FS1.

[08/08/16 - 09:27 AM]
NBCUniversal Acquires Exclusive Broadcast and Cable Television Rights in the United States to J.K Rowling's Wizarding World Franchise
USA Network and Syfy will partner with Warner Bros. to bring viewers content that includes extended director's cut versions of the first two Harry Potter films.

[08/08/16 - 09:24 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Rise for NBC
The Peacock bests its primetime numbers from Friday's Opening Ceremony.

[08/08/16 - 08:24 AM]
NBC Ratings: Sunday Metered-Market Olympic Ratings
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 7.

[08/08/16 - 07:37 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases "Project MC2" Season Two Trailer
Season two launches on Netflix Friday, August 12 everywhere that Netflix is available.

[08/08/16 - 06:17 AM]
VH1 Greenlights "Martha & Snoop's Dinner Party" Slated to Premiere This Fall
"My homegirl, Martha and I have a special bond that goes back. We're gonna be cooking, drinking and having a good time with our exclusive friends. Can't wait for you to see how we roll together!" said Snoop Dogg.

[08/08/16 - 06:17 AM]
Netflix Releases Key Art for "Marvel's Luke Cage"
Today, Netflix released the key art for the original series, leading up to the trailer debut tomorrow.

[08/08/16 - 03:07 AM]
Reelz Unveils Fall 2016 Programming Slate
Starting on September 10 celebrities and crime collide with the premiere of two new original series, "Rich and Acquitted" and "Hollywood Homicide Uncovered."

[08/07/16 - 06:00 PM]
Video: Amazon Original Series - TCA Summer 2016 Sizzle
Plus: the streaming service locks in nine premiere dates, including the return of "Transparent" (September 23) and "The Man in the High Castle" (December 16).

[08/07/16 - 02:20 PM]
NBC Primetime Rio Olympics Ratings & Viewership Is 2nd-Most Dominant for Any Olympics After Two Nights
NBC spins the numbers for its Olympics coverage through Saturday, August 6.

[08/07/16 - 09:47 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Top Charts for NBC
The Peacock once again easily wins the night in all categories.

[08/06/16 - 03:36 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Open on Top for NBC
The Peacock eclipses the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.







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[01/18/18 - 07:00 AM]
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[01/18/18 - 07:00 AM]
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[01/17/18 - 04:01 PM]
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[01/17/18 - 02:36 PM]
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[01/17/18 - 02:21 PM]
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[01/17/18 - 12:46 PM]
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[01/17/18 - 11:36 AM]
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[01/17/18 - 11:16 AM]
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[01/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
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