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[10/06/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 6
Updates include: Jim Belushi signs onto Showtime's "Mating"; HBO locks in cast for "Succession" pilot; and David Shore brings "The Good Doctor" to ABC.

[10/06/16 - 01:05 PM]
James Taylor Added to 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Talent Lineup
Free tickets for the 94th annual tree lighting ceremony presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation are awarded through an online lottery, which opens tomorrow.

[10/06/16 - 01:03 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Anthology Horror Series "Lore"
Based on the popular podcast of the same name, the unscripted horror anthology series will present tales dealing with frightening, psychologically disturbing, and often paranormal true events that have spawned modern-day nightmares.

[10/06/16 - 12:28 PM]
Crawling, Climbing and Cuter-Than-Ever: The Busby Babies Are on the Move in Season Two of "Outdaughtered"
This season, the quints are walking, crawling, climbing, and in general giving Adam and Danielle a run for their money.

[10/06/16 - 12:18 PM]
Video: First Look at "Portlandia" Season 7
The Emmy(R)-nominated series returns to IFC Thursday, January 5 at 10:00/9:00c with 10 all-new episodes.

[10/06/16 - 11:26 AM]
Freeform Greenlights a Third Season of Procedural Drama Series "Stitchers"
"'Stitchers'' passionate fanbase has been vocal about wanting to see more of this show, and we listened," said Karey Burke.

[10/06/16 - 11:20 AM]
FX Networks Promotes Kate Lambert to SVP Series Development and Animation
In this new role, Lambert will oversee the development of animated original series and short-form animated programs for FX Networks.

[10/06/16 - 11:04 AM]
Discovery Channel Drops Off the Grid in All-New Season of "Edge of Alaska"
New episodes roll out Sunday, October 23 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[10/06/16 - 09:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Takes Home Another Victory
FOX's flagship drama however dips 34% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[10/06/16 - 09:16 AM]
Netflix Original Series "Marvel's The Punisher" Announces Three New Cast Members
Ben Barnes, Ebon Moss-Bachrach and Amber Rose Revah will join the titular star Jon Bernthal.

[10/06/16 - 08:55 AM]
Shawn "Jay Z" Carter and Weinstein Television Partner with Spike TV for a Landmark Television Event
"TIME: The Kalief Browder Story" a compelling, six-part documentary event series tells the story of Kalief Browder, a young African-American student who spent three years on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime.

[10/06/16 - 08:21 AM]
Nickelodeon's Original TV Movie Event, "Legends of the Hidden Temple," Bows Saturday, Nov. 26, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Isabela Moner, Colin Critchley and Jet Jurgensmeyer join original TV show host, Kirk Fogg, and voice of Olmec, Dee Bradley Baker, in the 90-minute action-adventure movie.

[10/06/16 - 08:00 AM]
"Supercar Superbuild" Returns to Smithsonian Channel October 30
The series goes behind the inherent beauty, amazing mechanical prowess, and basic building process of some of the world's leading luxury automakers as they attempt to produce what they hope is their next iconic car.

[10/06/16 - 08:00 AM]
Freeform Begins Production on Original Drama Pilot "The Deep" (Working Title)
The series is a one-hour drama that takes us inside Bristol Cove, a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids.

[10/06/16 - 07:56 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces Brand-New "Double Dare" Special Commemorating Iconic Game Show's 30th Anniversary Year, Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 9 P.M. (ET/PT)
Featuring vintage footage, behind-the-scenes content and messy new games taped this year, the half-hour special will let fans revisit their favorite game show from their childhood.

[10/06/16 - 06:04 AM]
Magic, Mystery and Adventure Await in Six New Animated Series for Kids Coming to Netflix
The new series will take viewers on wild rides and enchanting adventures that are sure to captivate young audiences everywhere.

[10/06/16 - 05:02 AM]
FilmStruck to Launch Oct. 19 - Turner's New Subscription Service Features the Largest Streaming Library of Contemporary & Classic Arthouse, Indie, Foreign & Cult Films
Film fans who sign up at www.filmstruck.com can explore FilmStruck's curated and constantly refreshed library with a special 14-day free trial.

[10/05/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 5
Updates include: Killian Scott set as new lead of USA's "Damnation"; HBO gives series order to Israeli drama; and Pat Healy scores a role in TNT's "Monsters of God."

[10/05/16 - 12:18 PM]
Amazon Original Special "Just Add Magic Halloween" to Launch on Prime Video Friday, October 14
The Halloween Special is part of the brand-new season debuting early next year.

[10/05/16 - 12:02 PM]
GSN Brings Top Names from the Retail World to Its New Visual Merchandising Competition Series "Window Warriors" Premiering Tuesday, November 15
Top retail brands, including Macy's, Anthropologie, Hot Topic, Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics and Sprinkles will also serve as partners.

[10/05/16 - 10:25 AM]
Jimmy Fallon & Seth Meyers Win the Late-Night Ratings Week of Sept. 26-30 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 26-30.

[10/05/16 - 10:19 AM]
"Tracey Ullman's Show," Starring the Longtime HBO Favorite in an All-New Sketch Comedy Series, Debuts Oct. 28
Over the course of the six-episode season, Ullman plays celebrities like Dame Judi Dench, German chancellor Angela Merkel and Dame Maggie Smith.

[10/05/16 - 10:03 AM]
Video: WGN America Reveals a First Look at Season Three of "Salem", Including Behind-the-Scenes Footage, Leading Into New York Comic-Con
Season three of "Salem" will debut Halloween Week, Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/05/16 - 09:22 AM]
Host Matt Blashaw Returns to DIY Network's "Yard Crashers"
In production now, the newest season of the series, which will premiere in April 2017, stars the licensed contractor as he searches home improvement stores for shoppers who are game to get a total backyard makeover.

[10/05/16 - 09:01 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Vice Presidential Debate Coverage
Plus: The CW kicks off its fall lineup ahead of FOX among adults 18-49.

[10/05/16 - 09:00 AM]
"People's Choice Awards 2017" to Be Broadcast Live Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, on the CBS Television Network
Mark Burnett, President of MGM Television and Digital, returns as executive producer for the eighth consecutive year.

[10/05/16 - 08:41 AM]
Encore Recap of "The Voice" Leads the 8-9 p.m. Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 4.

[10/05/16 - 08:35 AM]
SundanceTV Releases First Look Image Featuring Elisabeth Moss in "Top of the Lake" Season Two
The second season of "Top of the Lake" is a crime mystery story that begins four years on from the explosive ending of series one.

[10/05/16 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Dancing" Results Show Grows in Viewers and Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 4.

[10/05/16 - 08:23 AM]
"The Flash" Returns Steady in Adults 18-34, "No Tomorrow" Debuts Up in Total Viewers
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 4.

[10/05/16 - 08:18 AM]
Discovery's "Street Outlaws" Races Back for An All New Season Monday, October 31 at 9PM ET
The streets are swarming with determined racers who will stop at nothing to claim the top spot on OKC's top 10 "List" of street racers.

[10/05/16 - 08:01 AM]
French Film Divines to Premiere November 18th on Netflix
The funny, suspenseful and often emotional drama tells the story of Dounia, a tough, but naive teenager who sees getting rich or dying trying as her most viable option in life.

[10/05/16 - 07:55 AM]
ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Is Most-Watched College Football Franchise This Season on Any Network
ESPN spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/05/16 - 06:01 AM]
DHX Media, Technicolor and A Stark Production Announce the Greenlight of Production for Season Two of "The Deep"
Look for 13 new half-hour episodes from current partners Australia's ABC, Germany's Super RTL, Canada's Family CHRGD and Netflix in the U.S.

[10/05/16 - 06:00 AM]
Season Six of E!'s Hit Series "Total Divas" Premieres Wednesday, November 16 at 8PM ET/PT
In addition, season six will introduce fans to WWE Superstars Lana and Maryse and WWE announcer Renee Young.

[10/05/16 - 04:38 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" Celebrates "Gilmoreversary" with All-New Featurette
In anticipation of the upcoming four-part event, take a nostalgic look back at the series we couldn't get enough of and the cast that made it so special in this all-new featurette.

[10/05/16 - 02:58 AM]
Casting Revealed for Peter Moffat's New BBC One Drama Series, "The Last Post"
Set in the mid-Sixties in the shimmering heat of Aden (Yemen), the drama centres on a unit of Royal Military Police officers and their families.

[10/04/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 4
Updates include: Ray Wise upped to series regular on ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat"; Euros Lyn to helm TNT's "Let the Right One In"; and Paul Grellong brings "A Burglar's Guide to the City" to CBS.

[10/04/16 - 06:00 PM]
NBC's "The Voice" Welcomes Music Superstars Faith Hill and Tim McGraw as Season 11 Key Advisers
For the first time ever, "The Voice" artists will have not one but two powerhouse key advisers to help them prepare for the next phase of the show - the all-important Knockout Rounds.

[10/04/16 - 03:57 PM]
AMC Greenlights Scripted Drama Series, "Lodge 49"
Written and created by Jim Gavin, "Lodge 49" is a modern fable set in Long Beach.

[10/04/16 - 02:01 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" Travels Show to Washington, D.C., for Week of Oct. 10-13
This is the first time that "Late Night with Seth Meyers" will travel outside Studio 8G.

[10/04/16 - 12:50 PM]
"48 Hours: The Mortician, The Murder, The Movie" Is Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program with Viewers and Adults 25-54
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, October 1.

[10/04/16 - 12:40 PM]
HGTV Wins Third Quarter for Total Day Among Viewers P25-54
HGTV spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[10/04/16 - 12:37 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Delivers Its Largest Weekly Audience Since February
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 26-30.

[10/04/16 - 12:31 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Dominates Weekend TV Ratings with New, Original Movies
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 26-October 2.

[10/04/16 - 11:34 AM]
WGN America's Breakout Original Drama "Outsiders" Returns Tuesday, January 24
The network also released an intense new trailer, providing fans a glimpse into the new chapter of the Farrell Clan's story in advance of the cast's appearance at New York Comic Con on Sunday, October 9.

[10/04/16 - 11:32 AM]
Live + 3 Ratings: ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Matches a 1-Year High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 29.

[10/04/16 - 10:40 AM]
Boo-Yah! Destination America Lines Up Tricks and Treats Throughout Month-Long "Ghostober" Halloween Celebration
"As the #1 home for paranormal programming this fall, Destination America is thrilled to bring those who dare to watch 31 nights of fright during Ghostober," said Jane Latman.

[10/04/16 - 10:35 AM]
Simon Cowell Signs New Deal and Returns as Judge on NBC's "America's Got Talent" for Next Three Seasons
Cowell, who served as a judge on the series for the first time this past season, will once again be joined by Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel when season 12 launches in summer 2017.

[10/04/16 - 10:04 AM]
The End Is About to Begin - Starz Releases "Black Sails" Season Four Premiere Date and Key Art
The 10-episode fourth season of the stand-out high seas drama brings fans to the heroic conclusion of the "Treasure Island" prequel, and finds our pirates at war in the West Indies.







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[04/19/18 - 05:11 PM]
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[04/19/18 - 05:07 PM]
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[04/19/18 - 03:15 PM]
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