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[10/31/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 31
Updates include: NBC passes on "Cruel Intentions" revival; Haley Joel Osment tapped for Amazon's "Strange New Things"; and El Rey Network releases cast of "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series."

[10/31/16 - 06:00 PM]
CBS Programming Advisory for Tuesday, Nov. 1
The network will opt for repeats of "NCIS," "Bull" and "NCIS: New Orleans" against Game 6 of the World Series on FOX.

[10/31/16 - 04:46 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Contentious Three-Part Reunion Begins Monday, November 7
Look for said installments on Monday nights at the earlier time of 8:00/7:00c.

[10/31/16 - 02:00 PM]
Production Has Started in New York City on "The Good Fight," The New Edition of "The Good Wife"
The series from Robert and Michelle King, stars Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Sarah Steele, Paul Guilfoyle, Bernadette Peters and Erica Tazel.

[10/31/16 - 12:55 PM]
Kate Gosselin Celebrates Ten Years on TLC with a New Season of "Kate Plus 8"
The new, eight-episode season celebrates this milestone and many others beginning Tuesday, November 22.

[10/31/16 - 12:27 PM]
VH1 to Partner with Nick Cannon for "Grown & Sexy" Masquerade Ball to Premiere Monday, October 31st at 10PM
The Halloween event features VH1 talent, Grown and Sexy Dancers and the most stylish party-goers all showing off their footwork to today's most popular dance tracks.

[10/31/16 - 12:24 PM]
Freeform's No. 1 Reality Series, "Ben & Lauren: Happily Ever After?" Soars to Series Highs in Total Viewers and Across Key Demos
Freeform spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/16 - 12:16 PM]
Scott Brothers Battle to Win Home Reno Competition in HGTV's "Brothers Take New Orleans"
Premiering Wednesday, November 23, the four-episode series follows the twins as they completely renovate side-by-side shotgun-style homes and compete to score the highest property value as determined by a panel of local real estate experts.

[10/31/16 - 12:08 PM]
Ratings for Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti" Up 44% Above Timeslot Average
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/16 - 12:01 PM]
CMT Casts Golden Globe(R) and Emmy Award(R)-Winning Actress Jane Seymour in "His Wives & Daughters" Pilot
The soapy, comedic series centering on the eclectic and cunning wives and daughters of larger-than-life country music legend and infamous womanizer, Eddie Ray Banks.

[10/31/16 - 10:54 AM]
Candace Cameron Bure Invites You to Celebrate Hallmark Channel's "Five-Nights Stuffed Full of Original Holiday Movies"
The event features five holiday movie premieres every night at 8:00/7:00c, anchored by the "blue sapphire" anniversary of Hallmark Hall of Fame - 65 years as TV's longest-running and most award-winning series of all time.

[10/31/16 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Full Second Season of "Lucifer"
This brings the total order to 22 episodes for the 2016-17 season.

[10/31/16 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Comedy Series "The Odd Couple" to Pay Tribute to the Late Television and Film Legend Garry Marshall with Nov. 7 Episode
To honor Marshall's extraordinary legacy, the poignant episode will feature actors from many of his hit television shows.

[10/31/16 - 08:53 AM]
World Series Game 5 Delivers Massive 15.3 Overnight Rating
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, October 30.

[10/31/16 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, World Series Upset NBC, "Sunday Night Football"
The network wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/31/16 - 07:04 AM]
Get Ready - Deborah Ann Woll & Simone Missick Return for "The Defenders"
Karen Page and Misty Knight are both on tap for the series.

[10/31/16 - 06:45 AM]
Season Two of CNBC's "Billion Dollar Buyer" Premieres Tuesday, November 22 at 10PM ET
Billionaire Tilman Fertitta is back on the hunt for exciting new products and a purchase order from the hospitality mogul could change lives forever.

[10/31/16 - 06:30 AM]
Puke Lava, Folks! Adult Swim Halloween Snapchat Lens - Today Only!
Said promotion is tied to new episodes of "Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell" airing Sundays at 11:30/10:30c.

[10/30/16 - 10:17 AM]
College Football Week 9: ABC Delivers Top Overnight Across All Networks and ESPN with Second Best Across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 29.

[10/30/16 - 09:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Claims Top Spot for FOX
Coverage of Game 4 eclipses the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/30/16 - 08:16 AM]
World Series Game 4 Delivers Best Saturday Night Metered Market Rating Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, October 29.

[10/29/16 - 12:57 PM]
Science Channel Explores the World of Gaming in All-New Special "Your Brain on Video Games"
The special investigates whether gamers are becoming addicted to the virtual entertainment and how interactive video games play on psychological cues like emotion and gratification as experts in the field provide key insight.

[10/29/16 - 09:15 AM]
Indians Game 3 Win Over Cubs Is Best Metered Market Rating for a World Series Game 3 Since 2005
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Friday, October 28.

[10/29/16 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Dominates for FOX
The network's coverage of Game 3 is up a whopping 51% from last year among adults 18-49.

[10/28/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 28
Updates include: FOX rolls back "Making History" to nine episodes; Will Sasso cast in "Loudermilk" at Audience; and Kellee Stewart to star in "BBF" for FOX.

[10/28/16 - 08:03 PM]
President Obama to Appear on Next Week's "Real Time with Bill Maher," Debuting Nov. 4, Exclusively on HBO
Noted Maher, "I'm thrilled that the president has finally accepted our invitation to come on the show - just like with the country, he always comes through in the end."

[10/28/16 - 10:05 AM]
Acclaimed Director SJ Clarkson Set for the Netflix Original Series "Marvel's The Defenders"
Clarkson will also serve as an executive producer on the premiere episode.

[10/28/16 - 09:36 AM]
Nickelodeon's Kids Pick the President "Kids' Vote" Launches Today
The "Kids' Vote" results will be announced live on Saturday, November 5, at approximately 9:35 p.m.

[10/28/16 - 09:12 AM]
"The Walking Dead" Returns as the Biggest Show on Television for the Fifth Consecutive Season
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, October 23.

[10/28/16 - 09:05 AM]
TV One's Signature "Unsung" Series Returns Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 8 P.M. ET
Look for new installments spotlighting Hill Harper, Joe & Guy Torry, Bill Bellamy, Kurupt, Bobby Bland and Frankie Knuckles.

[10/28/16 - 08:56 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with New Lineup
"The Big Bang Theory" leads the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/28/16 - 08:12 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Delivers Double the Drama with a Two-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, November 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen encourages these women to leave no stone unturned and set the record straight during this explosive reunion.

[10/28/16 - 08:02 AM]
Investigation Discovery Launches Advocacy Campaign "Stop Hate in Your State"
"Stop Hate in Your State" is designed to cast a spotlight on hate crimes and provide easy steps viewers can take to stop them.

[10/28/16 - 07:49 AM]
MTV Classic to Air 24-Hours of Beavis & Butt-head "Buttoween (AKA Cornholio, Lord of the Harvest)"
Throughout "The Great Cornholiothon," fans will be invited on-air to answer Beavis & Butt-head trivia questions on Twitter for a chance to win MTV swag.

[10/27/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 27
Updates include: Universal Television mulls "Will & Grace" revival; Jim Gaffigan bound for new season of "Fargo"; and TV Land taps trio for "Heathers."

[10/27/16 - 08:10 PM]
NBC Drafts Jennifer Lopez to Executive Produce and Star in Tony Award-Winning Musical "Bye Bye Birdie Live!"
Lopez will star in the iconic role of "Rosie" and executive produce with her producing partners Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina alongside award-winning film, TV, and live musical executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[10/27/16 - 02:40 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere New Original Docuseries "Leah Remini: Scientology and The Aftermath"
Remini, along with high level former Scientology executives and Church members, delves deep into shocking stories of abuse, heartbreak and harassment experienced by those who have left the church and spoken publicly about their experiences.

[10/27/16 - 02:06 PM]
Unexpected Motherhood Explored in Lifetime's Two New Series, "30 Something Grandma" and "Knocked Up"
Look for the newcomers on November 15 and December 6, respectively.

[10/27/16 - 02:05 PM]
truTV's Short-Form Comedy Series "Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack" Returns Wednesday, Nov. 2
In this weekly showcase, comedy fans will be treated to a lineup of original offerings from some of the biggest and brightest creators spanning a variety of styles from character-driven shorts to animation to music videos and much more.

[10/27/16 - 01:06 PM]
Universal Cable Productions Announces Multiple Licensed Product Partners for "Mr. Robot"
Available just in time for Halloween, Rasta Imposta's iconic fsociety mask is available now at retailers nationwide including Amazon, Costume Super Center, Hot Topic, Party City, Spirit Halloween and Spencers.

[10/27/16 - 12:49 PM]
WE tv Announces New Paranormal Docu-Series "Ghosts in the Hood" Premiering on Thursday, January 5, 2017
The show follows the ghost-hunting team of O.P.O. (Official Paranormal Operations), who go where other ghost hunters typically don't - from the LBC to Altadena - bringing their signature humor along with them.

[10/27/16 - 12:46 PM]
Are You Cameron Ready? Netflix Announces Launch Date for Unscripted Series "Chasing Cameron"
The 10-episode series, which follows digital influencer Cameron Dallas, will launch globally on December 27 at 12:01am PST.

[10/27/16 - 11:54 AM]
Video: "24: Legacy" Trailer Reaches 7.0 Million Views in 24 Hours
The two-night premiere event airs Sunday, February 5, following "Super Bowl LI," and continues Monday, February 6, on FOX.

[10/27/16 - 11:33 AM]
Freeform Serves Up a Fifth Season of Popular Comedy "Young & Hungry"
The new season will kick off production next week and will premiere in 2017.

[10/27/16 - 11:17 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "Dana Carvey: Straight White Male, 60"
Filmed at the The Wilbur Theatre in Boston, the outrageously funny stand-up special features Carvey's distinctive brand of comedy.

[10/27/16 - 11:10 AM]
Ali Khan's Search for the Best "Cheap Eats" Across the Country Continues on the Series Return on Cooking Channel
Come along and join this budget-conscious culinary tour beginning on Thursday, December 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/27/16 - 11:01 AM]
Pop Orders Second Season of Its Original Scripted Comedy "Nightcap" in Advance of Its Nov. 16 Series Premiere
Pop will premiere with two back-to-back episodes featuring guest stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos and Andy Cohen in episode one, and Gwyneth Paltrow, Jim Norton and Nate Berkus in episode two.

[10/27/16 - 10:33 AM]
Bravo Media Greenlights Six New and Returning Series Growing the Network's Robust Slate
The network confirmed new season orders for fan-favorites "Southern Charm" season four as well as "Shahs of Sunset" season six and "Million Dollar Listing New York" season six.

[10/27/16 - 10:31 AM]
"Mommy Dead and Dearest," The Shocking True Crime Story About the Murder of Dee Dee Blanchard and the Disturbing Life of Her Daughter, Gypsy Rose, to Debut in March 2017, Exclusively on HBO
In the film, provocative documentarian Erin Lee Carr again explores a crime in the age of social media.

[10/27/16 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform Celebrates 20 Years of Christmas Cheer with the "25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event Starting Thursday, December 1
This year's merriest programming stunt includes the network television premiere of "Holiday Joy" and the Freeform premieres of "Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups," "Snow Buddies" and "Just Friends."







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