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[08/10/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 10
Updates include: Jennifer Ferrin joins "Time After Time" at ABC; Aisha Tyler upped to series regular on "Criminal Minds"; FOX gives put pilot commitment to "Ms. Pat."

[08/10/16 - 02:04 PM]
Lifetime Starts Production on Original Movie "Who Killed JonBenet?"
Marking 20 years since her body was found, Who Killed JonBenet? stars Eion Bailey, Michel Gill and Julia Campbell, and will premiere later this fall on Lifetime.

[08/10/16 - 12:05 PM]
Return of "A Football Life" and "The Timeline" to NFL Network Highlight 25 NFL Films Documentaries for 2016
The sixth season of the highly-acclaimed series "A Football Life" premieres Friday, September 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/10/16 - 11:21 AM]
TLC Renews "My Big Fat Fabulous Life"
The current season closes with a two-part tell all beginning tonight at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/10/16 - 09:59 AM]
VH1 Announces Cast for "The Breaks" Set to Premiere January 2017
Melonie Diaz, Sinqua Walls and Ali Ahn are joining the movie's original cast including Afton Willamson, Wood Harris, Mack Wilds, Antoine Harris, David Call and Evan Handler.

[08/10/16 - 09:20 AM]
Francophiles Rejoice! Ovation TV to Air "Versailles" Saturday Nights This Fall
The most-expensive series ever produced in France, "Versailles" takes the period genre to new dimensions, injecting a vibrant modernity into an era that put France at the epicenter of glamour, culture and fashion.

[08/10/16 - 09:18 AM]
Britney Spears Joins James Corden for New Carpool Karaoke August 25
Spears is set to release her ninth studio album, Glory, on August 26 via RCA Records.

[08/10/16 - 09:17 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Broadcast Live Following Presidential & VP Debates
Colbert will host each night live from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York.

[08/10/16 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Renews Summer Series "Zoo" for Third Season
The two-hour second season finale of "Zoo" airs Tuesday, September 6.

[08/10/16 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Renews Summer Series "Big Brother" for Two More Editions
Summer-to-date, all three weekly broadcasts rank among the top five programs in A18-34, and the top 10 programs in A18-49 and A25-54.

[08/10/16 - 09:07 AM]
"The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey" - Elite Investigators Re-Examining the Case Announced
The six-hour limited event docuseries premieres Sunday, September 18 (8:30-10:30 PM, ET/8:00-10:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[08/10/16 - 09:02 AM]
Science Channel Goes Behind-the-Scenes at CERN in "Hunt for Particle X" Premiering on Tuesday, August 16 at 10PM
CERN's Large Hadron Collider is running at its highest energy level ever, resulting in a bump in the data and sparking rumors that scientists were on the brink of discovering a new particle that could revolutionize physics.

[08/10/16 - 08:58 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Win Big for NBC
The Peacock dominates its broadcast competition in adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[08/10/16 - 08:43 AM]
"Feherty" Returns This Fall to Tuesday Nights, Beginning with Bob Costas on August 23 on Golf Channel
Other upcoming guests include Bob Uecker (August 30); Emmitt Smith (September 6); Cris Carter (September 13) and Paul McGinley (September 20).

[08/10/16 - 07:50 AM]
DIY Network Renews "Nashville Flipped" for a Second Season
Scheduled to premiere in February 2017, the new season, now in production, stars contractor Troy Dean Shafer as he and his team peel back layers of previous renovations to reveal the original beauty of forgotten homes.

[08/10/16 - 07:45 AM]
NBC Ratings: Best Night Yet for Rio Overnights, Rio Streaming Minutes Have Already Topped London
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 9.

[08/10/16 - 07:35 AM]
Production Begins on HGTV's "Brothers Take New Orleans" Starring Jonathan and Drew Scott
The four-episode series features the brothers as they compete to fully renovate two identical neighboring duplexes in New Orleans and vie to score the highest property value as determined by a panel of local real estate experts.

[08/10/16 - 07:01 AM]
CNBC Primetime Announces New Outdoor Series "Adventure Capitalists"
The series features passionate thrill-seeking investors - Dhani Jones, Jeremy Bloom and Craig Cooper - who take on both physical and financial risk while setting out on the next great adventure.

[08/10/16 - 06:30 AM]
What's New This Fall on CBS's Returning Series
The Eye recaps its previous season as well as previews its upcoming offerings.

[08/10/16 - 06:01 AM]
Amazon Debuts Original Preschool Series "The Stinky & Dirty Show" on September 2 on Prime Video
Based on the "I Stink!" book series by Kate and Jim McMullan, "The Stinky & Dirty Show" follows the adventures and mishaps faced by best friends and unlikely heroes, Stinky the garbage truck and Dirty, the backhoe loader.

[08/10/16 - 06:00 AM]
"10th Annual ACM Honors(TM)" - Music Superstars Announced to Perform
The two-hour special makes its television debut on Friday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[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.







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