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[10/11/16 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 11
Updates include: TNT cancels "Murder in the First"; James Scully, Grace Victoria Cox to lead TV Land's "Heathers"; and Bradley Whitford to visit Allison Janney on "Mom."

[10/11/16 - 01:11 PM]
Lifetime's "Little Women" Franchise Expands with Big Drama in Texas
"Little Women: Dallas" and "Little Weddings" are both on tap next month at the cable channel.

[10/11/16 - 01:02 PM]
Seeso Greenlights 'There's... Johnny!' A Coming of Age Series Created by Paul Reiser Set in 1972, Backstage at Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show"
Produced in conjunction with the Carson Estate, the show has on board Executive Producer Jeff Sotzing, Carson's nephew.

[10/11/16 - 12:09 PM]
Hallmark Channel's New, Original Movie "Autumn in the Vineyard" Delivers as Top Non-Sports Program of the Day
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of October 3-9.

[10/11/16 - 12:07 PM]
iHeartMedia Rings in the Holiday Season with the Return of Its Iconic 2016 National "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One"
The event will also be featured as an exclusive nationwide 90-minute broadcast television special on The CW Network on Thursday, December 15.

[10/11/16 - 12:01 PM]
Video: Get Ready to "Scream" for Halloween on MTV!
Just in time for Halloween, MTV unleashes a horrifying new two-hour special that picks up eight months after Kieran's (Amadeus Serafini) arrest.

[10/11/16 - 10:38 AM]
ABC and Mattel Announce New Series "The Toy Box," Bringing Amateur Toy Inventors Face-to-Face With Their Ultimate Judges: Kids
Eric Stonestreet will host the series, a fast-paced, high-stakes competition format that will entertain viewers of all ages.

[10/11/16 - 10:34 AM]
Dwayne Johnson's "Rock the Troops" Star-Studded Event Comes to Spike in December
This December we will honor the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor and given that I have military in my family, vets and Navy SEALs, the goal was to create an event that honors our troops and their families in epic fashion.

[10/11/16 - 10:33 AM]
"Common Sense" Finds the Funny in Everyday People and Their Raw, Unfiltered Take on the News of the Week
The half-hour alternative comedy series features real people from all walks of life offering their honest opinions on the week's news and buzzworthy events - unfiltered, completely real, and very funny.

[10/11/16 - 10:00 AM]
As Freeform Premieres "Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After?," Network Releases Results of In-Depth Consumer Insight Study on Young Adults and Dating
The study examined young adults and their attitudes and behaviors toward dating, what modern relationships look like, how young adults define "hooking up" and what it means to "catch feelings."

[10/11/16 - 09:51 AM]
Destination America Is Straight Ghosting: Greenlights Second Season of Hit Series "Ghost Brothers"
The series follows budding paranormal enthusiasts Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey, three best friends on a mission to uncover whether some legendary haunted houses are the real deal.

[10/11/16 - 09:21 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock's "Timeless" however slips 21% among adults 18-49 in its second week.

[10/11/16 - 09:01 AM]
"The Circus" Returns a Week Early Amid Explosive Campaign Developments
The series is cutting its two-week break in half and will air all new episodes on Sundays at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/11/16 - 09:01 AM]
History's Hit Series "The Curse of Oak Island" and "Hunting Hitler" Return November 15
The search for hidden treasure endures as "The Curse of Oak Island" makes breakthrough discoveries in season four and "Hunting Hitler" continues to investigate and unveil the fate of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi trail in season two.

[10/11/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Elena and the Secret of Avalor" Television Movie Event Debuts as Special Simulcast Sunday, November 20, on Disney Channel and Disney Junior
The TV movie tells the backstory of how Elena was imprisoned in her magical amulet by the evil sorceress Shuriki, voiced by legendary actress Jane Fonda, and eventually set free by Princess Sofia of Enchancia.

[10/11/16 - 08:27 AM]
"Supergirl" Soars in Its Debut on The CW
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, October 10.

[10/11/16 - 08:20 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air 10-Part Series "The Hero Effect" Premiering November 12
The series is co-hosted by Donald Driver and actress/advocate Emily Wilson.

[10/11/16 - 08:11 AM]
Global Superstar Bruno Mars Returns to the MTV EMA Stage
The 2016 EMAs will broadcast around the globe from the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Sunday, November 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT in the U.S.

[10/11/16 - 08:07 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights New Original Doc-Comedy Series "Unprotected" and Orders New Season of Hit Series "Bad Girls Club"
In the all new season of "BGC," the network looks to the coasts for the newest crop of Bad Girls.

[10/11/16 - 07:50 AM]
AMC Celebrates 20th Anniversary of FearFest
This year will feature more than 400 hours of horror and genre programming, including a full 88-hour six-season catch-up marathon of every episode of "The Walking Dead."

[10/11/16 - 07:07 AM]
New Turbo-Charged Episodes of CNBC's "Jay Leno's Garage" Return This November
Season two continues with six all-new episodes featuring celebrity appearances by Vice President Joe Biden, Jerry Seinfeld, Caitlyn and Kendall Jenner, Kelly Rowland, Patrick Dempsey, Brad Paisley, NASCAR driver Joey Logano, and more.

[10/11/16 - 06:08 AM]
Netflix Confirms a New Mexican Original Series Created and Directed by Manolo Caro
The half-hour dark comedy, which will be filmed in 4K, revolves around a seemingly successful and idyllic family-run flower business full of dysfunctional secrets.

[10/11/16 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Original Movie Love & Friendship Will Premiere on Amazon Prime Video October 20
Kate Beckinsale and Chloƫ Sevigny star in the project, based on a novella by Jane Austen.

[10/10/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 10
Updates include: Syfy rounds out the cast of "Krypton"; Sheldon Turner brings "Controversy" to FOX; and Raul Castillo to drop by The CW's "Riverdale."

[10/10/16 - 06:23 PM]
Video: MTV's "Sweet/Vicious" Trailer
Eliza Bennett and Taylor Dearden star in the newcomer, from creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson.

[10/10/16 - 05:56 PM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Fourth and Final Season
The series' third season finales tomorrow night at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[10/10/16 - 12:06 PM]
VH1's "The Breaks" Adds Tip "T.I." Harris
Harris will portray Paul Anders, a powerful lawyer who comes to Barry Fouray's (Wood Harris) defense after a public scandal.

[10/10/16 - 10:47 AM]
Thrilling Game 1 of 2016 WNBA Finals Delivers Best Overnight Since 2010
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, October 9.

[10/10/16 - 10:46 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The HALO Effect" Honors New Orleans Teen, Princeton Carter, in "My Brother's Keeper Nola," Premiering Friday, Oct. 14, at 9PM
Airing monthly, "The HALO Effect" highlights teens who "help and lead others" (HALO) in their community and inspire others to do the same.

[10/10/16 - 09:46 AM]
Showtime(R) Appoints Brendan Countee as Vice President, Original Programming
Countee most recently served as Head of Comedy at Hulu where he oversaw the development and production of the streaming service's comedy series.

[10/10/16 - 09:34 AM]
First Performers Announced for "The 50th Annual CMA Awards," Airing Wednesday, November 2, on ABC
Fans will be treated to performances by Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Maren Morris, and Keith Urban - each one a top nominee!

[10/10/16 - 09:03 AM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Design Competition Series "Cyrus vs. Cyrus" (WT) with Tish and Brandi Cyrus
The series will begin production immediately and is set to premiere in 2017.

[10/10/16 - 08:54 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Tops Charts Versus Second Presidential Debate
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/10/16 - 07:59 AM]
The "2016 American Music Awards(R)" Nominations Announced
The "2016 American Music Awards" will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 20 on ABC.

[10/10/16 - 07:29 AM]
MTV Builds "Beyond The Wall" Installation in New York on Immigration, Identity and Diversity in America
"Young people are tired of politics as usual during the 2016 election and want real change on the issues they care about most," said Ronnie Cho.

[10/09/16 - 02:13 PM]
John Noble Returns to "Sleepy Hollow" in Season Four Airing in 2017 on FOX!
No specifics were given however about his character's appearance.

[10/09/16 - 09:32 AM]
Crackle's Original Stop-Motion Comedy Series, "SuperMansion," Gets Into the Holiday Spirit Early at New York Comic Con with Original Special
"SuperMansion: War on Christmas" will be available to stream beginning Thursday, December 8.

[10/09/16 - 09:07 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Sparks ABC to Victory
The Alphabet is last night's most-watched broadcaster among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/09/16 - 08:56 AM]
College Football Week 6: ESPN/ABC Televises Four of Five Highest Overnights Across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 8.

[10/09/16 - 08:43 AM]
"SNL" Equals Its Top Week 2 Metered-Market Rating in 8 Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, October 8.

[10/08/16 - 04:31 PM]
Video: Netflix Releases "Marvel's Iron Fist" Teaser Trailer at NYCC and Unites The Defenders
Plus: Sigourney Weaver joins "Marvel's The Defenders" and Deborah Ann Woll to appear in "Marvel's The Punisher."

[10/08/16 - 04:01 PM]
Carlos Bernard Set to Reprise Original Series Role in "24: Legacy"
The spin-off series will roll out following Super Bowl LI this February on FOX.

[10/08/16 - 02:30 PM]
"Marvel's Spider-Man," An All-New Animated Series, Set to Debut on Disney XD in 2017
The series tells the story of an unsure but courageous teen who has to figure out how to be a super hero from the very beginning.

[10/08/16 - 01:00 PM]
Video: Netflix Announces "Trollhunters" Premiere Date & Debuts Trailer at NYCC
The panel opened with the debut of the official trailer and the premiere date announcement for this all-new epic animated series launching globally December 23.

[10/08/16 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform's Hit Original Series "Shadowhunters" Returns on January 2 for Its Second Season
Also announced during today's panel with a special video, "The Vampire Dairies" fan favorite Paul Wesley will be directing an upcoming episode.

[10/08/16 - 08:47 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Charts
"MacGyver," "Hawaii Five-0" and "Blue Bloods" lay claim to the night's most-watched programs.

[10/07/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 7
Updates include: Starz orders third season for "Ash vs. Evil Dead"; Dominic Monaghan cast in Lifetime's "A Midsummer's Nightmare"; and Lucy Boynton tapped for Netflix's "Gypsy."

[10/07/16 - 04:32 PM]
Freeform's New Sci-Fi Saga "Beyond" to Have Full Season Available for Immediate Binge Simultaneous with Linear Premiere
The highly anticipated series will have its on-air debut on Monday, January 2 at 9:00/8:00c, with a special two-hour premiere event.

[10/07/16 - 03:10 PM]
Video: Starz Makes Waves at New York Comic Con with Official Trailer for Fourth and Final Season of "Black Sails"
The shores of New Providence Island have never been bloodier, but the closer civilization comes to defeat, the more desperately, and destructively, it will fight back.

[10/07/16 - 01:32 PM]
"Punkin Chunkin" Returns to Science Channel Nov. 26
This signature Science Channel television event celebrates the science and engineering skills of all those who compete, as well as their creativity, ingenuity, teamwork, and passion.







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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."