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    [tuesday, august 16, 2016]    
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[08/16/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 16
Updates include: E! nixes "I Am Cait" after two seasons; Catherine Zeta-Jones signs on for FX's "Feud"; and Nia Long cast in Lifetime's "Beaches" remake.

[08/16/16 - 12:54 PM]
International Pop Icon Britney Spears to Perform with Rising Star G-Eazy at 2016 "MTV Video Music Awards"
The appearance is the first time fans will see a live performance from Spears' new album, set for release by RCA Records two days before the VMAs, on August 26.

[08/16/16 - 12:00 PM]
The Soundtrack to "The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again" to Be Released on CD and Digital Album Friday, October 21
The two-hour event airs Thursday, October 20 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[08/16/16 - 11:41 AM]
Hollywood's Brightest Stars Unite For Stand Up To Cancer's Live Broadcast on September 9th
Already on tap are Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Emma Stone, Anna Kendrick, Josh Gad, Niecy Nash, Eric Stonestreet, Alison Sweeney, Ken Jeong, Marcia Cross, Greg Grunberg, Danielle Campbell, Charlie Wilson and Brittany Daniel.

[08/16/16 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform Will Air Favorite Disney Classics During Its Funday Programming Event on September 17 and 18
Take one last relaxing weekend to watch some of your favorite comforting Disney classics during Freeform's Funday programming event.

[08/16/16 - 09:06 AM]
USA Network's Emmy(R) Nominated Drama "Mr. Robot" Renewed for Third Season
"We couldn't be more proud of ['Mr. Robot'], a series that has pushed boundaries, captured the cultural zeitgeist, and been honored as one of the best dramas on television," said Chris McCumber.

[08/16/16 - 09:00 AM]
Dave Matthews Band Coming to TNT in September for the Latest "Neighborhood Sessions" Special in Series Created by State Farm(R)
The special is slated to premiere on Sunday, September 11, following the season finale of the epic drama "The Last Ship."

[08/16/16 - 08:56 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Continue Reign for NBC
The Peacock wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/16/16 - 08:43 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights New Series with Emmy Award-Winning Journalist Tony Harris
The six-part series, produced by Part2 Pictures, starts production this summer and will air exclusively on Investigation Discovery in 2017.

[08/16/16 - 08:30 AM]
Celebrities Take Center Stage in the Kitchens of Their Favorite Restaurants on "Star Plates"
Originally targeted for sibling Cooking Channel, the series will now launch Tuesday, September 27 on Food Network.

[08/16/16 - 08:16 AM]
Academy Award Winner(R) Anna Paquin to Star in CBC and Netflix Miniseries "Alias Grace"
The six-hour miniseries is inspired by the true story of Grace Marks who was convicted of murdering Nancy Montgomery and Thomas Kinnear.

[08/16/16 - 06:02 AM]
Amazon Greenlights 10-Episode Season of Tom Clancy's "Jack Ryan," Exclusively for Amazon Prime Video
The one-hour, 10-episode dramatic series is slated to star John Krasinski as Jack Ryan and is projected to shoot in the US, Europe and Africa.

[08/16/16 - 06:00 AM]
iHeartMedia and Turner Announce the Return of the iHeartRadio Music Awards Live on March 5, 2017, on TBS, TNT and truTV
Launched in 2014, the iHeartRadio Music Awards is a star-studded event featuring live performances from artists with the biggest songs throughout the year, storytelling, surprise guests and first-time duets and collaborations.

[08/15/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 15
Updates include: Comedy Central cancels "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore"; Robert Downey, Jr. to play "Perry Mason" for HBO; and Carrie Preston cast in TNT's "Claws."

[08/15/16 - 03:34 PM]
VH1's "Hit the Floor: Til Death Do Us Part" to Premiere Labor Day, September 5th at 9PM
The one-hour special will take dramatic and unexpected turns as Ahsha Hayes (Taylour Paige) and Derek Roman (McKinley Freeman) plan to say "I do" and "Who shot Jelena (Logan Browning)?" is revealed.

[08/15/16 - 02:19 PM]
ABC's Emmy-Nominated "black-ish" Season 2 Available for Free Exclusively on iTunes Now Through Wednesday
All 24 episodes are available, including the acclaimed "Hope," about the family's reaction to a verdict in a trial involving alleged police brutality.

[08/15/16 - 12:05 PM]
Lifetime Orders Scripted Pilot "A Midsummer's Nightmare" from A+E Studios
The first season of the anthology series takes on one of Shakespeare's most popular works transforming it into a modern-day, mind-bending thriller that explores terror, deception and the dark side of love.

[08/15/16 - 11:04 AM]
Video: Crackle Releases a "First-Look" of Its New Scripted Original Series, "StartUp," Premiering on Tuesday, September 6th
The series is set amongst the unconstrained, yet opportunistic streets of Miami and weaves a complex and exciting narrative, focusing on the high-stakes struggle of what one will do to reach ultimate success.

[08/15/16 - 11:01 AM]
FOX and Rooftop Cinema Club Host Advance Screenings of New Series "Lethal Weapon" and "Pitch"
New York and Los Angeles are among the featured cities.

[08/15/16 - 11:00 AM]
New Unscripted Series "Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After?" and "The Letter" to Premiere on Freeform on October 11
During the former some fan favorites from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" will stop by to visit and share their own advice on life after the show.

[08/15/16 - 10:58 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights "Las Vegas Law" for Second Season Offering Exclusive Access to Sin City Prosecutors
Production is already underway on six episodes expected to premiere in 2017 only on ID.

[08/15/16 - 09:40 AM]
HGTV Orders Additional Episodes of "Vintage Flip"
The first season of the series of delivered double-digit ratings growth for HGTV among viewers P25-54 during the 11 p.m. hour compared to the prior year.

[08/15/16 - 09:16 AM]
Academy Award-Winning Actor Geoffrey Rush to Star as Albert Einstein in "Genius" from National Geographic Channel, Imagine Television and Fox 21 Television Studios
Production begins next month in Prague, and will air in 2017 on the National Geographic Channel in 171 countries and 45 languages.

[08/15/16 - 08:54 AM]
WE tv Reveals the New Cast for Season 6 of Its Hit Series "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars"
Season six rolls out in October on the cable channel.

[08/15/16 - 08:47 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Olympic Games Triumph Once Again
The Peacock easily leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/15/16 - 08:10 AM]
Food Icons Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray Whip Brand-New Roster of Cooking-Challenged Stars Into Culinary Shape in Return of "Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition"
The new eight-episode season debuts Wednesday, September 14 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/15/16 - 08:01 AM]
AT&T Audience Network, Entertainment One and Fuqua Films Announce Cast for New Original Series "Ice"
Cam Gigandet, Jeremy Sisto, Ray Winstone, Judith Shekoni, Raymond Barry and Donald Sutherland will co-star in the project.

[08/15/16 - 07:58 AM]
Netflix Announces Season Two of Sports Documentary Series "Last Chance U"
The series follows the stories of elite athletes in tough life circumstances who struggle to find their redemption on a champion junior college football team and hopefully realize their dreams of competing at the next level.

[08/15/16 - 07:57 AM]
Nearly 35 Million Watched on NBC as Usain Bolt Won Unprecedented Third Consecutive Gold Medal in 100 Meters
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 14.

[08/15/16 - 07:47 AM]
Joy Taylor Completes New FS1 Opinion and Debate Show Starting Lineup
Additional details on the new show will be announced in the coming weeks.

[08/15/16 - 07:00 AM]
Verizon and Pop Announce Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Distribution Deal
Verizon also receives broad distribution rights to Pop programming across its digital platforms, including TV Everywhere, go90 and more.

[08/15/16 - 06:00 AM]
E! Docuseries "Rob & Chyna" Premieres Sunday, September 11th at 9PM ET/PT
The six episode, one-hour docuseries goes inside their private world as they discover one another's quirks, celebrate new beginnings, suffer some setbacks and begin to blend their outspoken families.

[08/14/16 - 10:20 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping NBC, Olympic Games
The Peacock eclipses the competition by a wide margin.

[08/14/16 - 08:02 AM]
Saturday's Primetime Rio Olympics Coverage Posted a Total Audience Delivery of 26.8 Million Viewers - Up 14% from Opening Saturday
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 13.

[08/13/16 - 09:08 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Olympic Games Enter Week Two on Top
NBC wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49 once again.

[08/13/16 - 07:36 AM]
Friday's Primetime Rio Olympics Coverage Posted a Total Audience Delivery Average of 26 Million Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 12.

[08/12/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 12
Updates include: Dana Klein, Mark Feuerstein team for potential comedy at CBS; Chris Distefano likewise sets up a half-hour at the Eye; and Sean Maguire to play Ian Fleming on NBC's "Timeless."

[08/12/16 - 05:20 PM]
Statement from "Making a Murderer" Directors Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos
Said duo issued the following statement regarding the recent ruling on Brendan Dassey's conviction.

[08/12/16 - 02:26 PM]
NBCSN Is the #1 Cable Network for Its Extended Primetime Coverage Through Six Nights of Rio Olympics Competition
NBC further spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[08/12/16 - 01:57 PM]
ABC Begins Casting for "Steve Harvey's FUNDERDOME," an Entrepreneurial Business Competition Series from MGM Television's Mark Burnett
Casting is now underway and the series will begin shooting in Los Angeles in October for ABC.

[08/12/16 - 01:46 PM]
Video: Manager - "Atlanta" Season 1 Official Trailer
The newcomer launches Tuesday, September 6 on FX.

[08/12/16 - 10:40 AM]
Video: The Mist - "American Horror Story" Season 6 Promo
Look for the new season beginning Wednesday, September 14 on FX.

[08/12/16 - 10:07 AM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold" Returns for New Season with Crews Vying for Gold on Fresh Ground
The new season premieres Friday, August 26 at 9:00/8:00c on the Discovery Channel.

[08/12/16 - 09:01 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Olympic Games Continue Win Streak
The Peacock once again leads the night in adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[08/12/16 - 08:04 AM]
HGTV Renews "Masters of Flip" for a Second Season
During the series' first season run, more than 12 million viewers tuned in to watch the savvy couple search for the perfect property, renovate it inside and out and then sell it for top profit.

[08/12/16 - 03:33 AM]
Further Cast Announced to Join Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks on Sky Atlantic's New Revenge Thriller, "Tin Star"
"Tin Star" tells the story of Jim Worth (Tim Roth), an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains.

[08/11/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 11
Updates include: Thomas Gibson suspended from "Criminal Minds"; Mena Suvari cast in TV Land's "American Woman"; and Osi Okerafor bound for WGN America's "Roadside Picnic."

[08/11/16 - 04:51 PM]
"The Circus" Returns September 11th on Showtime(R)
Following a brief hiatus, the series will return in time to track and cover the first presidential debate, continuing its unprecedented access to the players and key events leading up to the general election.

[08/11/16 - 04:50 PM]
Showtime(R) Casts Comedian Jay Pharoah in Lead Role for "White Famous"
Tim Story, the prolific director who helmed the movie franchises Barbershop, Fantastic Four, Ride Along and Think Like A Man, has joined the project as an executive producer and will direct the pilot.

[08/11/16 - 04:49 PM]
Showtime Orders New Comedy Pilot "Mating" from Jason Katims and Stu Zicherman
The comedy anthology pilot will center on a recently divorced guy (Taran Killam) who married young and now finds himself completely unprepared for the brave new, frank and fluid world of dating and hooking up.







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