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[09/08/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 8
Updates include: J.J. Abrams, Meryl Streep to team for adaptation of Nathan Hill's "The Nix"; David Mackenzie to helm USA's "Damnation"; and Aasif Mandvi, Maya Kazan among latest cast in "World's End" at TBS.

[09/08/16 - 03:51 PM]
Lifetime's "Little Women: LA" Hits Series High in Fifth Season with 1.6 Million Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 7.

[09/08/16 - 03:48 PM]
The Series Premiere of "Speechless" Is Available Now on ABC.com and the ABC App
Said installment will be available through Tuesday, September 20, a day before its primetime premiere.

[09/08/16 - 12:42 PM]
Comedy Series "Insecure," Created by and Starring Issa Rae, Debuts Oct. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Rae stars as Issa and Yvonne Orji stars as Molly on the show, which explores the black female experience in an uncliched and authentic way.

[09/08/16 - 12:33 PM]
Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in the New Comedy Series "Divorce," Debuting Oct. 9
Thomas Haden Church, Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam, Tracy Letts, Sterling Jerins and Charlie Kilgore also star in the 10-episode series.

[09/08/16 - 12:07 PM]
"Project Runway: Fashion Startup" Premieres October 20
The series, formerly known as "Fashion Inc.," showcases aspiring fashion and beauty entrepreneurs as they pitch their concepts for the chance to secure funds from a panel of expert investors to help grow their budding ventures.

[09/08/16 - 11:34 AM]
Recording Artist and Actress Katharine McPhee to Perform at Sixth Annual "American Humane Hero Dog Awards(R)"
The two-hour special tapes at the landmark Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on September 10 and is scheduled to premiere on Hallmark Channel Friday, October 28.

[09/08/16 - 11:20 AM]
"Poldark," Season Two on "Masterpiece" - Special Two-Hour Premiere Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 8PM ET
Aidan Turner returns as the ex-officer, class warrior, lover, and mining entrepreneur, called by the New York Times "the noblest, hottest, most down-to-earth hero."

[09/08/16 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look Teaser Trailer for the Fourth and Final Season of Hit Original Series "Black Sails"
The 10-episode fourth season of the stand-out high seas drama returns in 2017, and finds our pirates at war in the West Indies.

[09/08/16 - 10:54 AM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Delivers Highest-Rated Two-Episode Debut
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, September and Wednesday, September 7.

[09/08/16 - 10:35 AM]
ABC's "The Great American Baking Show" Returns for a Second Season This December
Plus: James Beard Award-winning pastry chef and author Johnny Iuzzini joins Britain's "Royal Queen of Baking," author and television personality Mary Berry, as a judge.

[09/08/16 - 10:30 AM]
TNT Extends "The Last Ship" Renewal for Fifth Season
In July at the Television Critics Association's Summer Press Tour, TNT and TBS President Kevin Reilly announced "The Last Ship" had been picked up for a fourth season.

[09/08/16 - 09:19 AM]
WE tv's New Docu-Series, "My Life Is a Telenovela," Premieres on October 7 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Set in sun-kissed Miami, the eight episode, one-hour series follows a group of beautiful, talented and hard-working Hispanic actresses and actors working in the hyper-competitive world of Telenovelas.

[09/08/16 - 09:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Top Charts
The Peacock also gets a boost from its special "Commander-in-Chief Forum."

[09/08/16 - 09:01 AM]
Hillary Clinton to Appear on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Monday, Sept. 19 as Premiere Week Begins
This will mark Clinton's third appearance on "The Tonight Show."

[09/08/16 - 08:02 AM]
MTV Launches "Wonderland" - First Live Weekly Music Show in Almost 20 Years
The 10-episode season will air Thursday nights at 11:00/10:00c beginning September 15.

[09/08/16 - 07:50 AM]
Anna Geddes Joins Travel Channel Programming Team
In her new role, Geddes will manage the development and production of series and specials for the network.

[09/08/16 - 05:30 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailers/Key Art for Amanda Knox
The film will make its world premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9 and will launch globally on Netflix on September 30.

[09/07/16 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 7
Updates include: Jessica Biel to lead "The Sinner" at USA; Charles Murray exits FOX's "Star"; and O.T. Fagbenle cast in "The Handmaid's Tale" at Hulu.

[09/07/16 - 01:53 PM]
"Hairspray Live!" Rounds Out Cast with Broadway Talent Ephraim Sykes ("Hamilton") and Shahadi Wright Joseph ("School of Rock")
The pair join an already stellar lineup that includes Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton and Maddie Baillio.

[09/07/16 - 12:11 PM]
Spooky Sweets and Terrifying Treats Abound on the Return of "Halloween Baking Championship" and First-Ever "Kids Halloween Baking Championship"
Each week on "Halloween Baking Championship," the bakers face tough challenges from making bite-sized monster morsels, to wickedly-decadent desserts stuffed with trick-or-treat candies, as well as creepy clown cake-pops and goodies of ghostly graveyards.

[09/07/16 - 12:00 PM]
Starz Announces Roster of Recurring Cast and Guest Stars Appearing in Season Two of "Blunt Talk"
Fred Armisen, Jason Schwartzman, Moby, Erik Griffin and Brett Gelman are all on tap.

[09/07/16 - 11:47 AM]
Pop to Air Over 250 Hours of Horror-Themed Programming All Month Headlined by the Original Six-Part Television Event "Wolf Creek"
On Friday, October 14, Pop will air the original "Wolf Creek" movie at 8:00/7:00c, followed by the premiere of the television series at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/07/16 - 11:44 AM]
WGN America Unveils "Salem" Key Art for Season Three; Announces Premiere Time Halloween Week, Wednesday, November 2 at 9 PM ET/PT
The third season of "Salem" dawns with the triumph of the witches' plan to remake the New World by bringing the devil to earth and making Salem his capital.

[09/07/16 - 11:09 AM]
"Live with Kelly" Announces "Live with Kelly and You" Co-Host Search
The nation-wide search will give one lucky viewer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: the chance to sit beside Ripa as guest co-host on "Live" for a day.

[09/07/16 - 11:05 AM]
Andrew Zimmern Reveals Culinary Delights from Around the World on a New Season of "Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations"
Hosted and executive produced by James Beard Award-winning chef and culinary explorer Andrew Zimmern, the fourth season highlights the not-to-be-missed foods that define a location.

[09/07/16 - 10:32 AM]
Cameras Roll on CBC and Netflix Miniseries "Alias Grace" from Halfire Entertainment
The six-hour miniseries is inspired by the true story of Grace Marks who was convicted of murdering Nancy Montgomery and Thomas Kinnear.

[09/07/16 - 10:26 AM]
Blood Runs Cold When Fresh Set of Roommates Return to the Emerald City for New Season of MTV's "Real World Seattle: Bad Blood" Premiering October 12
The 32nd season has seven strangers move into an upscale loft in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood with the hope of starting an exciting new chapter in their lives, but what they don't know is there are seven other people coming to crash their party.

[09/07/16 - 10:15 AM]
Romantic Comedy "The 10th Date" Begins Production in Los Angeles
Lifetime's two-hour romantic comedy stars Meagan Good, Kelly Rowland, Keri Hilson, Kellee Stewart, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman with Cat Deeley and Brandon T. Jackson.

[09/07/16 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel Series "Andi Mack" Begins Production in Salt Lake City
The single-camera series follows a journey of self-discovery for a 13-year-old girl who finds herself questioning everything she's ever known after her older sister returns home unexpectedly.

[09/07/16 - 09:48 AM]
Tom Burke Is "Cormoran Strike" for Major TV Drama for BBC One
The Strike Series is based on J.K. Rowling's bestselling crime novels, written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

[09/07/16 - 09:31 AM]
"Tyrant" to Conclude on FX with Tonight's Season 3 Finale
For three thrilling seasons, "Tyrant" followed the intrigue and exploits of an American family drawn into the inner workings of a turbulent Middle East nation.

[09/07/16 - 09:30 AM]
GSN's New Skill-Based Competition Series, "Window Warriors," Where Art Meets Commerce, Premieres Tuesday, November 15 at 9 PM ET/PT
The network also revealed today the three judges for the series, including Carson Kressley, Tai Beauchamp and Douglas Little.

[09/07/16 - 09:28 AM]
Digital Devices Capture Extraordinary Tales of Survival on Discovery's New Series "Still Alive" Premiering September 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
In every thrilling, heart-stopping one-hour episode, viewers will step into the shoes of survivors as they recount their terrifying experiences.

[09/07/16 - 09:06 AM]
"Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" Returns and This Season Is Breaking All the Rules
The new season kicks off Friday, October 7 at 9:00/8:00c on WE tv.

[09/07/16 - 09:01 AM]
Spike TV to Telecast "Roots of Fight Presents: Ali: Birth of the Greatest"
The original, one-hour documentary, narrated by Ice T, premieres on Spike Friday, September 9.

[09/07/16 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Bests "Bachelor in Paradise" Finale
NBC wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/07/16 - 08:09 AM]
Disney-ABC Television Ups Patrick Moran to President, ABC Studios
Having joined the company in 2010, Moran most recently served as executive vice president of ABC Studios.

[09/07/16 - 08:08 AM]
Anthony Anderson to Host All-New Series on Animal Planet
Premiering in 2017, "Animal Review" (WT) is a one-hour weekly comedy-variety series that will celebrate all the amazing ways animals have captivated our hearts, minds and funny bones.

[09/07/16 - 08:01 AM]
Book Three of "Outlander" Currently in Production in Scotland
The third season will include 13 episodes based upon the third of eight books in Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling Outlander series, entitled Voyager.

[09/07/16 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Resumes Time Change Alerts on NFL Doubleheader Weekends
"The NFL on CBS" national doubleheader Sundays are: September 18 and 25; October 9 and 23; November 6, 20 and 27; December 18; and January 1.

[09/07/16 - 07:35 AM]
History(R) Recovers Iconic Ground Zero Flag That Disappeared After 9/11
The network chronicles the story of the flag's recovery and journey back to New York in the special "America's 9/11 Flag: Rise from the Ashes," featuring best-selling author Brad Meltzer and premiering on Sunday, September 11.

[09/07/16 - 07:07 AM]
Oxygen Media Kicks Off Brand New Competition Series "Last Squad Standing" to Premiere Tuesday, November 1 at 9PM ET/PT
In the series, three groups of friends from around the country will live together, compete and ultimately vote each other off the show for a grand prize of $100,000 and the title of "Last Squad Standing."

[09/07/16 - 06:30 AM]
CBSN Launches on Playstation(R)4 and Playstation(R)3
CBSN makes all of the resources of CBS News available directly on digital platforms, and is free to access.

[09/07/16 - 06:01 AM]
Production Underway on "Hailey Dean Mystery: Murder, With Love" from Nancy Grace
Based on characters from Grace's New York Times best-selling series of Hailey Dean Mystery novels, the movie stars Kellie Martin, with a special on-screen appearance by Grace.

[09/07/16 - 06:01 AM]
68th Emmy(R) Awards Announces Second Star-Studded Group of Presenters
Laverne Cox, America Ferrera, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kit Harington and Matt LeBlanc are among the latest additions.

[09/07/16 - 06:00 AM]
Esquire Network Gets Ready to Ride with New Competition Series "Wrench Against the Machine" Premiering Tuesday, November 15 at 9 PM ET/PT
Each hour-long episode will have two teams of three expert builders battling head-to-head with only three days and $3,000 to transform basic stock motorcycles into rowdy, riding, works of art.

[09/07/16 - 05:02 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer/Key Art for Original Short Documentary The White Helmets
The film follows three volunteer rescue workers as they put everything on the line to save civilians affected by the war in Syria and Turkey, all the while wracked with worry about the safety of their own loved ones.

[09/06/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 6
Updates include: Sam Waterston among latest bound for Netflix's "Godless"; Katey Sagal cast in "Superior Donuts" at CBS; and Lauren Iungerich, Jenna Bans both sell new projects to NBC.

[09/06/16 - 07:02 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Bachelor in Paradise" for a Fourth Season
Each episode showcases "Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" alumni as they explore new relationships while living together in Mexico, in a secluded and dreamy paradise.







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