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[09/15/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 15
Updates include: Amazon to pull the plug on "Hand of God"; Syfy orders trio of dramas to pilot; and Gina Torres bound for ABC's "The Catch."

[09/15/16 - 10:06 PM]
Amazon Prime Video to Launch the Highly Anticipated New Series "The Grand Tour" on Friday, November 18
New episodes will be released weekly on Amazon Prime Video, every Friday beginning November 18, exclusively for Prime members.

[09/15/16 - 03:39 PM]
Special Preview of "Falling Water" to Follow the Season Finale of "Mr. Robot" on Wednesday, September 21
The newcomer will then formally bow on Thursday, October 13 as previously announced.

[09/15/16 - 03:00 PM]
"The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again" - Watch the First Five Minutes Tonight at 11:59 ET on Periscope & Twitter
Before watching the midnight exclusive, fans can live tweet with cast members at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT, using #RockyHorror.

[09/15/16 - 02:36 PM]
"The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" Season 3 Premieres September 27 at Midnight
Eight new episodes were filmed in front of a live audience at the Nerdist Showroom in the back of Meltdown Comics, Los Angeles' premiere comic book store.

[09/15/16 - 01:11 PM]
BBC America's New Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" Debuts Saturday, October 22
Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett topline the eight-part series.

[09/15/16 - 12:51 PM]
Animal Planet Gets Inside Your Head - and Body - When "Monsters Inside Me" Returns This October
Biologist Dr. Dan Riskin is back as host and provides scientific perspective on the terrors plaguing these unsuspecting victims.

[09/15/16 - 12:50 PM]
Acclaimed Actors Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack, Shirley MacLaine to Star in New, Original Hallmark Hall of Fame Film "Christmas Angel in Training" Premiering Exclusively on Hallmark Channel November 26
The movie is the first in the Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise to be produced by Hallmark Channel's Crown Media Productions, and marks the 255th film in the vaunted movie franchise.

[09/15/16 - 12:30 PM]
E! Delivers the Real Magic of the Red Carpet for the 2016 Emmy Awards with "Live from the Red Carpet" On-Air, Online and Across Social
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2016 Emmy Awards" the following night at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/15/16 - 11:53 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" to Telecast Live at 11:00 p.m. ET Following the Presidential Debates on September 26 and October 19 and the Vice Presidential Debate on October 4
"The Daily Show" most recently went live on the final nights of both the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, simul-streaming the first acts of the live episodes via Facebook Live.

[09/15/16 - 10:05 AM]
FYI Orders Spin-Off Series "Married at First Sight: Second Chances"
The series will follow "Married at First Sight" season three viewer favorites, David Norton and Vanessa Nelson, as they get another shot at finding life-long love.

[09/15/16 - 09:55 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Partners with the National Museum of African American History and Culture for Historic Opening
Smithsonian Channel has partnered with the National Museum of African American History and Culture to produce 130 videos for the inaugural exhibits.

[09/15/16 - 09:37 AM]
Esquire Network Reveals the 16 Teams for "Team Ninja Warrior: College Madness" Series Premiering November 22
16 teams, pulled from some of the most historical and deep-seeded collegiate rivalries, will run the dual course which includes even more challenging obstacles this season and a whole new strategy of racing.

[09/15/16 - 09:33 AM]
Drama Takes Center Stage in TLC's "Little Miss Atlanta"
The four-episode series will follow "Toddlers & Tiaras" on Wednesday nights beginning October 5.

[09/15/16 - 09:25 AM]
"Underground" Confirmed as First Public Program at the Oprah Winfrey Theater at the Smithsonian's New National Museum of African American History and Culture
A panel discussion will follow the screening with "Underground" co-creator, writer and executive producer Misha Green and cast members Alano Miller, Amirah Vann, Jessica de Gouw and Aisha Hinds.

[09/15/16 - 09:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Big Finish for NBC's "Got Talent"
The Peacock's summer mainstay signs off on top in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/15/16 - 08:55 AM]
The "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Channel Reaches 5 Billion Video Views on YouTube
ABC spins the digital numbers for the series to date.

[09/15/16 - 08:40 AM]
Actress Mary-Louise Parker Added to List of Celebrities Revealing "The Best Place To Be" on Travel Channel
The series invites viewers to discover the world through the eyes of Hollywood's hottest A-List celebrities as they take fans on an all-access trip to their favorite cities around the world.

[09/15/16 - 08:37 AM]
Nat Geo WILD: New Season of "Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet" Premieres Sat., Oct. 1 at 9/8c
Follow her as she makes house calls across thousands of square miles in the Yukon Territory in northern Canada - where she's responding to some of the most unique and challenging cases of her career.

[09/15/16 - 08:27 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "Easy," 8-Part Comedy Series from Joe Swanberg
"Easy" is an anthology series from creator Joe Swanberg that explores diverse Chicago characters as they fumble through the modern maze of love, sex, technology and culture.

[09/15/16 - 08:20 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The HALO Effect" Honors Maryland Teen Stephanie Quintero in "Chicos and Kids," Premiering Friday, Sept. 23, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
Airing monthly, "The HALO Effect" highlights teens who "help and lead others" (HALO) in their community and inspire others to do the same.

[09/15/16 - 08:06 AM]
Celebrate "Nick Cannon Presents Wild 'N Out's" 100th Episode with MTV Thursday, September 22 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Comedy superstars Mike Epps, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams, DeRay Davis all got their start on "Wild 'N Out."

[09/15/16 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Orders Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" (The 1st Spike Lee Joint Feature Film) to Series
Lee is directing the entire series and serves as creator and executive producer along with his producer wife Tonya Lewis Lee, who will also executive produce.

[09/15/16 - 08:00 AM]
Bruce Springsteen to Make First Appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Discuss His Forthcoming Autobiography, Friday, Sept. 23
Springsteen began work on his autobiography in 2009, following his performance with the E Street Band at that year's Super Bowl halftime show.

[09/15/16 - 07:31 AM]
HBO and Cinemax Coming Soon to PlayStation Vue; HBO NOW to Launch on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 Systems
HBO and Cinemax will be available for $15 each per month through PlayStation Vue.

[09/14/16 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 14
Updates include: Netflix to wrap "Bloodline" after three seasons; Chris Fedak brings "Deception" at ABC; and Matt Lopez lands "Dreamer" at NBC.

[09/14/16 - 02:05 PM]
CBS All Access Announces New Premiere Dates for "Star Trek: Discovery" and the All-New Edition of "The Good Wife"
"Star Trek: Discovery" will now launch in May 2017 while the new edition of "The Good Wife" will debut in February 2017.

[09/14/16 - 01:30 PM]
Freeform's 18th Annual "13 Nights of Halloween" Holiday Programming Event Airs October 19 - 31
It will feature the network television premiere of "R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls" and the Freeform premiere of "Spooky Buddies."

[09/14/16 - 01:13 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" Saturday, November 5th at 9PM
"'The Killing Season' takes viewers on a chilling ride through the unknown and is a perfect example of impactful storytelling that drives the cultural conversation," says Elaine Frontain Bryant.

[09/14/16 - 01:12 PM]
Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl and Usher Announced as Performers at ABC's Presentation of "Taking the Stage - Changing America"
The production will be filmed on September 23 and will air on ABC stations nationwide in the 2016-2017 season.

[09/14/16 - 01:01 PM]
USA Network Heads to New York Comic Con with Panels for the Series Companion Book, "Mr. Robot: Red Wheelbarrow" and New Drama "Falling Water"
Look for said panels on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8, respectively.

[09/14/16 - 12:31 PM]
truTV Greenlights Andrea Savage Comedy Series "I'm Sorry"
The half-hour series follows seemingly confident, together comedy writer, wife and mom Andrea (played by Savage), who comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.

[09/14/16 - 12:17 PM]
National Geographic Channel, Imagine Entertainment and RadicalMedia Redefine Television Storytelling with "Mars" - An Unprecedented Global Event Series
This epic six-part global event series tells the inspiring story from the vantage point of a fictitious crewed mission to Mars in 2033.

[09/14/16 - 11:31 AM]
First Lady Michelle Obama Returns to "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Tuesday, Sept. 20
Mrs. Obama will promote "Let Girls Learn," an initiative launched by the president and first lady in March 2015.

[09/14/16 - 11:01 AM]
Freeform Returns to New York Comic Con with Hit Original Series "Shadowhunters" and New Original Drama "Beyond"
Both series will roll out in January on the cable channel.

[09/14/16 - 10:24 AM]
Destination America Renews Hit Series "Mountain Monsters" for a Fifth Season
Production begins this month on the monster hit that follows a band of hardcore hunters and trappers, known as the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings (AIMS), as they try to prove that Bigfoot exists in hill country.

[09/14/16 - 09:00 AM]
History's "Vikings" Returns Wednesday, November 30 at 9 PM ET/PT
Led by Travis Fimmel, the historical based drama moves to Wednesday nights for part two of season four.

[09/14/16 - 08:39 AM]
VH1 Lands "Mr. Robot's" Gloria Reuben for "The Breaks"
Reuben will portray Malthuas "Mattie" Taylor, a powerful and polished department head at a major record company.

[09/14/16 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Takes Home Another Victory
NBC once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/14/16 - 07:04 AM]
Video: Trailer for Woody Allen's "Crisis in Six Scenes" Now Available
The series consists of six-half hour episodes and is created, written and directed by Woody Allen, who also stars with Miley Cyrus, Elaine May, Rachel Brosnahan and John Magaro.

[09/14/16 - 07:00 AM]
Turner Licenses Rights to Iconic Star Wars Film Collection
The Star Wars movies will come to Turner beginning Tuesday, September 20, when TNT kicks off six consecutive nights of the original classic films.

[09/14/16 - 06:01 AM]
68th Emmy(R) Awards Announces Final Star-Studded Group of Presenters for Sunday's Telecast
Kyle Chandler, Bryan Cranston, Claire Danes and Michelle Dockery are among the latest additions.

[09/13/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 13
Updates include: Tony Shalhoub signs onto Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; Mykelti Williamson bound for "Designated Survivor" at ABC; and Charles Pratt tapped as new co-showrunner of FOX's "Star."

[09/13/16 - 02:37 PM]
College Football Week 2: ABC Televises Three Most-Watched Games across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 10.

[09/13/16 - 02:01 PM]
Disney Junior, Disney Channel, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU Ranked in Top Ten for Perceived Value among Network Viewers in Annual Beta Cable Subscriber Study
Among all respondents, ESPN was tied first overall for being named among their Top Five Favorite Networks, and named in the top five for the past 12 years.

[09/13/16 - 01:01 PM]
BET Is Celebrating "Black-tober Fest" with All Things Black Comedy (and Gary Owen)
Look for "Real Husbands of Hollywood" and "The Gary Owen Show" back-to-back beginning Tuesday, October 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/13/16 - 12:20 PM]
ESPN Adds Several Full National MLB Postseason Impact Game Telecasts
The games are expected to directly impact the 2016 MLB Postseason race.

[09/13/16 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy(R) Nominated Writer, Producer, and Actress Jen Richards Joins New Season of "Nashville"
This marks CMT's first transgender character and the first out transgender actor on the network.

[09/13/16 - 11:55 AM]
Bobby Flay Joins the "Chopped" Judging Table in First-Ever "Chopped: Beat Bobby Flay" Tournament
The four-week event premieres Thursday, October 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/13/16 - 11:48 AM]
Donald Glover's New Comedy "Atlanta" Delivers Peachy Ratings for Series Debut
FX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 6.







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[02/16/18 - 11:49 PM]
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[02/16/18 - 05:54 PM]
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[02/16/18 - 01:48 PM]
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[02/16/18 - 12:00 PM]
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[02/16/18 - 11:56 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 11:47 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 10:30 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 10:30 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 09:02 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 08:17 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 08:06 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 08:03 AM]
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[02/16/18 - 05:31 AM]
90th Oscars(R) First Slate of Presenters Announced
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