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[08/22/16 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 22
Updates include: TV Land's "The Jim Gaffigan Show" to end after two seasons; Craig Johnson to helm Showtime's "Mating"; and VH1's "Daytime Divas" sets principal cast.

[08/22/16 - 02:07 PM]
NBC's Rio Olympics Is the Most Successful Media Event in History
NBC further spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[08/22/16 - 02:01 PM]
Rupert Grint to Star in Crackle's New Original Drama "Snatch," Based on Popular Film
Additional cast includes Dougray Scott as Vic Hill, and Ed Westwick who will guest star as Sonny Castillo.

[08/22/16 - 12:31 PM]
Future to Perform at 2016 "MTV Video Music Awards"
Future joins previously announced performers Britney Spears featuring G-Eazy, Nick Jonas featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Video Vanguard recipient Rihanna.

[08/22/16 - 12:27 PM]
"The Half Hour" Returns August 26 at Midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT with Noah Gardenswartz and Ramon Rivas II
The preview episode "Must CC: The Half Hour" with highlights from all 17 comedians is available on the Comedy Central App and cc.com/shows/the-half-hour.

[08/22/16 - 12:09 PM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Season Two of the Breakout Series "Below Deck Mediterranean"
The series, an expansion of one of Bravo's most lavish franchises, is the network's fastest growing show over the past three years among P25-54.

[08/22/16 - 10:50 AM]
"Jeff Ross Roasts Cops" Investigative Comedy Special Premieres September 10 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
"Everybody in America is talking about the cops, but almost no one is talking to them," said Ross.

[08/22/16 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform Announces the Cast of Scripted Drama Pilot "Issues" as Production Begins
Katie Stevens will star as Jane, who has just been promoted to her dream job as a writer for Scarlet Magazine.

[08/22/16 - 09:35 AM]
"Harry" Premieres Monday, September 12th with Academy Award-Winning Actress Sandra Bullock
"Harry" will bring the party to daytime, entertaining viewers with Connick's touring band and delivering laughter through a variety of comedic segments.

[08/22/16 - 09:26 AM]
Gabby Douglas and Laura Marano Added to Judges Panel for the Live Broadcast of the 96th Miss America Competition
Douglas and Marano will join entrepreneur Mark Cuban, actress Sara Foster, singer-songwriter Cole Swindell and former Miss America Sharlene Wells Hawkes as celebrity judges for the live broadcast.

[08/22/16 - 09:07 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, Olympic Games Wrap on Top
The Peacock takes home yet another victory among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
"The Powerpuff Girls" Is Back in Session with All-New Episodes Premiering Thursday, Sept. 1, on Cartoon Network
Coming this Labor Day, tune-in for back-to-back episodes of "The Amazing World of Gumball," followed by a half-hour episode of "We Bare Bears," "Teen Titans Go!" and a special sneak peek at Cartoon Network's upcoming series, "Mighty Magiswords."

[08/22/16 - 09:04 AM]
Netflix Announces New Series "Friends from College" from Acclaimed Comedy Writer/Director Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco
The eight episode series will feature an all star cast including Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, Annie Parisse, Nat Faxon, Fred Savage and Jae Suh Park.

[08/22/16 - 08:44 AM]
"The Voice" Generates Strong Sampling, Delvering the Top "Voice" 18-49 Rating Since March
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 21.

[08/22/16 - 08:22 AM]
ABC's Sunday Fun & Games Lineup Grows Against Olympics Closing Ceremony
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 21.

[08/22/16 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix Teams with Northwood Entertainment on New TV Series "Anne," An Iconic Story Based on the Famous Novel Anne of Green Gables
Award-winning director Niki Caro (Whale Rider, McFarland USA, Zookeeper's Wife) has signed on to direct the two-hour premiere episode.

[08/22/16 - 07:32 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases "Audrie & Daisy" Trailer
The film is an urgent real-life drama that examines the ripple effects on families, friends, schools and communities when two underage young women find that sexual crimes against them have been caught on camera.

[08/22/16 - 07:06 AM]
American Heroes Channel Beats the Back-to-School Blues with School Yourself, A Labor Day Marathon of "America: Facts vs. Fiction" on Monday, September 5
Said stunt concludes with an all-new episode that night at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/22/16 - 06:02 AM]
"Crime Watch Daily" Has a New Host and a New Name: "Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen"
Hansen is the famed crime reporter best known for his headline-making investigations on "Dateline NBC," where he helped put 300 predators behind bars with his hidden camera series "To Catch a Predator."

[08/22/16 - 03:00 AM]
NBC's Groundbreaking "The Voice on Snapchat" Five-Episode Series Launches Today
Each week, one coach will select an artist they want representing their team in the "Voice on Snapchat" finale September 19.

[08/21/16 - 10:59 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides Penultimate Night of Olympic Games to Victory
The Peacock continues its streak of victories in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/20/16 - 09:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with Olympic Games, "Superstore"
The Peacock leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/20/16 - 08:42 AM]
"Superstore's" Post-Olympic Telecast Generates Strong Sampling
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, August 19.

[08/19/16 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 19
Updates include: FOX's "Orville" adds Peter Macon, J. Lee; Nick Frost bounds for "Into the Badlands" at AMC; and Yael Grobglas to visit The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

[08/19/16 - 04:17 PM]
Binge Watch the New Series "Dead of Summer" on the Freeform App Before the Exciting Season Finale
"Dead of Summer" ranks among the top scripted cable series on Tuesdays at 9 o'clock across key target Women 18-34, Women 18-49 and Female 12-34 demographics.

[08/19/16 - 03:00 PM]
Video: First "Hairspray Live!" Promo Released
"Hairspray Live!" features an all-star cast that includes Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton and more!

[08/19/16 - 12:01 PM]
"The Swap" Starring Peyton List and Jacob Bertrand Premieres Friday, October 7, as Part of Disney Channel's Monstober Programming Event
"The Swap" is a comedy adventure that follows two teens on a quest to reverse a mysterious event that caused them to swap lives.

[08/19/16 - 10:33 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Primetime Series, "Chesapeake Shores" Premieres to a Strong Start
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 8-14.

[08/19/16 - 10:07 AM]
Lifetime(R)'s Broad Focus(R) Launches Mini-Movies by Acclaimed Female Directors/Writers/Producers
"The Lady Cave" will kick things off this Saturday, August 20.

[08/19/16 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides Olympic Games to Another Win
The Peacock dominates the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/19/16 - 07:45 AM]
MTV Opens Its' Vault to Celebrate the 2016 "MTV Video Music Awards" with a Throw Back "MTV Firsts" Thirty-Minute Special
Additionally, MTV will air the fourth annual "VMA Weekend Brunch" hosted by pop star Daya, actress and singer Laura Marano, VMA nominees Alex and Jack from All Time Low, and Parris Goebel, director of Justin Bieber's nominated video "Sorry."

[08/19/16 - 06:38 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 In Primetime for 115th Consecutive Night of Summer Olympics
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 18.

[08/18/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 18
Updates include: Rob Thomas brings "The Lost Boys" to The CW; Ashley Rickards cast as The Top on "The Flash"; and Wil Traval tapped as Human Target for "Arrow."

[08/18/16 - 02:38 PM]
Production Begins on Two-Hour "Good Witch" Halloween Special Event Premiering October 29 on Hallmark Channel
Production on season three will commence Monday, September 12.

[08/18/16 - 01:57 PM]
"Goddamn Comedy Jam" Featuring Pete Davidson, Adam Devine, Jim Jefferies, Natasha Leggero & Jay Pharoah Premieres Sunday, August 28 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
"Goddamn Comedy Jam" - the intersection of comedy genius and rock & roll dreams - is one of the hottest preexisting live shows in Los Angeles.

[08/18/16 - 01:56 PM]
"What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" to Marathon Tomorrow on Esquire Network
The series, which will air consecutively from 6pm to 10pm ET/PT, made its debut on Esquire's sister network E! Entertainment in April 2013 following Ryan Lochte's stellar performance at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

[08/18/16 - 01:30 PM]
UP Renews Hit Original Series "Bringing Up Bates" and "Growing Up McGhee"
UP has ordered 13 episodes of "Bringing Up Bates" and 10 episodes of "Growing Up McGhee" to premiere next year.

[08/18/16 - 01:06 PM]
USA Network's Emmy(R) Nominated Drama "Mr. Robot" Invites Fans to Read Elliot's Journal
Co-written by series creator and showrunner Sam Esmail and series writer Courtney Looney, "Red Wheelbarrow" is the personal notebook of Elliot Alderson, the show's lead character.

[08/18/16 - 01:01 PM]
Travel Channel Scores Big with Rio-Based Premiere of "Andrew Zimmern's Driven by Food"
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 16.

[08/18/16 - 12:39 PM]
The "22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards" Will Kick Off Award Season on Sunday, December 11th at 8PM ET/5PM PT on A&E
Comedian T.J. Miller will return as host of the star-studded three-hour show celebrating the best in movies and television for the second consecutive year.

[08/18/16 - 12:07 PM]
FYI Greenlights New Original Series "Wine Warriors"
Production has already begun on thirteen, half-hour episodes, with the series slated to premiere next week, August 20 at noon.

[08/18/16 - 12:05 PM]
Alicia Keys and Maren Morris Set to Meet at the "CMT Crossroads" for Episode to Air in December
Keys and Morris will tape the episode in Nashville and it will air Friday, December 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/18/16 - 11:47 AM]
Lifetime's September to Remember Includes All-New Seasons of "Dance Moms" and "Project Runway"
Original movies include "Girl in the Box" (Saturday, September 10) and "Sister Cities" (Saturday, September 17).

[08/18/16 - 11:39 AM]
After Five Seasons and Over 100 Episodes "Comedy Bang! Bang!" Returns to IFC This Fall for Ten Final Episodes
The series' final ten episodes are set to air starting Friday, October 28, with two back-to-back episodes at 11:00PM and 11:30PM.

[08/18/16 - 11:17 AM]
"Haunted Case Files" Premieres Sunday, August 28 at 10/9c - All-New Series Premieres Exclusively in the US on Destination America
Each episode features a story from three different paranormal investigation groups, along with interviews, recreations and actual recordings of the evidence they captured.

[08/18/16 - 11:15 AM]
ID's Hit Series, "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda" Returns for a Sixth Season as Kenda Delves Into the Murder Cases That Still Haunt Him
New episodes kick off Wednesday, August 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/18/16 - 11:11 AM]
Video: Life - "You're the Worst" Season 3 Official Trailer
The new season rolls out Wednesday, August 31 on FXX.

[08/18/16 - 10:31 AM]
Statesman or Dictator? Drug Lord or Savvy Businessman? Gangster or Mogul? New Series Explores the Legacies of Some of Modern History's Most Influential People
"Facing" premieres Tuesday, August 30 at 9:00/8:00c on National Geographic Channel.

[08/18/16 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy- and Tony Award-Winning Actress Andrea Martin Joins All-Star "Hairspray Live!" Cast
The ensemble also features Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton, exciting newcomer Maddie Baillio, and special guest stars Sean Hayes and Rosie O'Donnell.

[08/18/16 - 09:30 AM]
Vice Presidential Nominee Tim Kaine to Make First Appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Thursday August 25
Elected to the United States Senate in 2012, Senator Kaine was selected as Hillary Clinton's running mate in the 2016 presidential race on June 22.







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[07/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 10:44 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 10:31 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 10:11 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 09:31 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 09:17 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 08:24 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 07:45 AM]
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[07/16/18 - 06:02 AM]
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[07/15/18 - 08:12 AM]
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[07/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 11:46 PM]
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[07/13/18 - 11:11 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 11:05 AM]
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[07/13/18 - 10:48 AM]
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