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[11/04/16 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 4
Updates include: ABC gives "The Real O'Neals" three additional episodes; HBO pulls the plug on "Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons"; and NBC to take on importing "Pulling" from the U.K.

[11/04/16 - 08:36 PM]
ABC Gives Full-Season Order to "American Housewife"
Nine additional episodes of the ABC Studios-produced series have been ordered.

[11/04/16 - 12:52 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Footage from Season Six of "Homeland"
Season six is currently in production in New York, after spending the last two seasons shooting abroad in South Africa and Berlin.

[11/04/16 - 12:03 PM]
CNBC to Broadcast Special Live Programming, "Your Money, Your Vote," Beginning 7PM ET on Election Night, Tuesday, November 8th
Said edition will be anchored by CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Kelly Evans with Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and John Harwood.

[11/04/16 - 12:01 PM]
Fans Decide Where Freeform Will Host a Special Sneak-Peek Screening of the Second Season Premiere of "Shadowhunters" and Upcoming Series "Beyond"
Cast members from both series will be in attendance at the screening.

[11/04/16 - 12:00 PM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "Designated Survivor" Scores TV's Biggest-Ever Playback Lift with a 117% Jump in Viewers
ABC further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 26.

[11/04/16 - 11:54 AM]
A&E Network's Hit Original Series "Nightwatch" Returns for a Third Season December 1
The hour-long series follows elite teams of emergency responders as they risk their lives to work the busiest and most unnerving shift of the day, the overnight shift in New Orleans, Louisiana.

[11/04/16 - 11:14 AM]
The Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant Joins ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" for an Exclusive Interview, Monday, November 7
Monday's show will also include guest Carol Burnett and music from Vic Mensa featuring Travis Barker.

[11/04/16 - 10:16 AM]
FOX Renews "The Simpsons" for Unprecedented 29th and 30th Seasons, Shattering Record for Most Episodes of a Scripted Series Ever
"Take that 'Gunsmoke!' You lost a race you didn't even know you were running!," said Homer Simpson.

[11/04/16 - 09:49 AM]
The Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight, to Guest-Star on an Upcoming Episode of "Star"
Playing her legendary self, Gladys Knight is Alexandra's (Ryan Destiny) music idol, and also the aunt of Danielle, who works in Carlotta's (Queen Latifah) salon.

[11/04/16 - 09:32 AM]
Guy Fieri Welcomes Robert Irvine to the Flavortown Market for the First-Ever "Guy's Grocery Games: Impossible"
The four-week event kicks off Sunday, December 4 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[11/04/16 - 09:32 AM]
Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd to Produce the 89th Oscars(R)
It will be their first involvement with the Academy Awards(R), which will air live on the ABC Television Network, and broadcast worldwide, on Oscar Sunday, February 26, 2017.

[11/04/16 - 09:29 AM]
Comedy Central Orders "Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle II" - Insult-Comedy Series to Air Throughout January and Culminate in Four-Night Main Event with Live Finale
Featuring the world's most venomous comedians in one-on-one standoffs, the bracket-style insult-comedy tournament first debuted on Comedy Central this summer with comedian Mike Lawrence taking home the crown.

[11/04/16 - 09:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off NBC, ABC Among Adults 18-49
The Eye wins the evening by one-tenth of a ratings point over NBC, two-tenths over ABC.

[11/04/16 - 09:15 AM]
"Chicago Med" Is Currently at Season Highs in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 3.

[11/04/16 - 09:05 AM]
Dave Chappelle to Host "Saturday Night Live" Nov. 12 with Musical Guest A Tribe Called Quest
Making their "SNL" debuts, Benedict Cumberbatch will host this Saturday (Nov. 5) with musical guest Solange.

[11/04/16 - 09:01 AM]
Gail O'Grady and Jeff Kober Join CMT Pilot "His Wives & Daughters"
The two join previously-announced cast member Jane Seymour in the one-hour comedic series centering on the eclectic and cunning wives and daughters of larger-than-life country music legend and infamous womanizer, Eddie Ray Banks.

[11/04/16 - 08:46 AM]
TV One Presents Its "TV Winter Onederland" of Holiday Programming
Highlights include the original movies "The Christmas Swap" and "Merry Ex-Mas."

[11/04/16 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Ranks as Thursday's No. 2 TV Show to "The Big Bang Theory" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 3.

[11/04/16 - 08:01 AM]
Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah to Host the "2016 American Music Awards(R)"
These hosts join previously announced performers James Bay, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, Green Day, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Shawn Mendes, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd and more!

[11/04/16 - 06:30 AM]
Comcast to Launch Netflix on X1 to Millions of Customers Nationwide
"The Netflix integration into the X1 platform means our mutual customers will no longer need to change inputs or juggle remotes," said Reed Hastings.

[11/04/16 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Studios Launches Original Kids Holiday Specials on November 25 on Prime Video in the US and UK
Brand-new Amazon Original Specials include "If You Give a Mouse a Christmas Cookie," "Ezra Jack Keats' The Snowy Day" and "An American Girl Story - Maryellen 1955: Extraordinary Christmas."

[11/03/16 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 3
Updates include: Comedy Central's "Workaholics" to sign off after seven seasons; Courtney Love to visit "A Midsummer's Nightmare" at Lifetime; and Abbie Cornish to star in Amazon's "Jack Ryan."

[11/03/16 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Announces Winter Premiere Dates
Newly announced launches include "My Kitchen Rules" on Thursday, January 12 and "APB" on Monday, February 6.

[11/03/16 - 12:56 PM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Records Most-Watched Month Ever in October, Announces Multi-Brand Simulcast for Live One-Hour Election Night Special
In addition to the simulcast of the special, "The Daily Show" will have a strong social media presence throughout the day as results are released.

[11/03/16 - 12:49 PM]
Singles Throw Their Parents Into the Dating Pool to Find Them a Spouse on TLC's "Married by Mom and Dad"
Season two launches Sunday, November 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[11/03/16 - 12:45 PM]
Emmy Award-Winning Actress Kristen Johnston and Norm Lewis Join VH1's "Daytime Divas" in Recurring Roles
Additionally, the network announced guest stars for the series which is slated to premiere in 2017.

[11/03/16 - 12:02 PM]
"Fixer Upper" Phenomenon Returns to HGTV on Tuesday, November 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The smash hit is one of the highest-rated series in HGTV's history, attracting more than 25 million viewers and legions of celebrity fans during its last season.

[11/03/16 - 11:23 AM]
Video: A Chilling Look Into the Future from the Cast of "Incorporated"
Executive produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, the series premieres on Syfy November 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/03/16 - 11:01 AM]
CMT Flips the Bird on Thanksgiving to Delve Deep Into the Competitive World of Champion Show Chickens with the Highly-Anticipated Premiere of "Chicken People" on Wednesday, November 23 at 8 PM ET/PT
A real life "Best in Show" but about chickens, the film follows the struggles and triumphs of both humans and their feathered muses on the road to compete at the Ohio National Poultry Show, considered the Westminster of Chickens.

[11/03/16 - 11:00 AM]
CMT Greenlights "If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd" with Director Stephen Kijak and Academy Award Winning Producer Passion Pictures
The documentary will take an innovative and cinematic approach to explore the music and rich backstory of the legendary American band.

[11/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Sets "Suits" Mid-Season Return for January 25
Season six returns with six new episodes, picking up immediately after the midseason cliffhanger.

[11/03/16 - 09:26 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Wraps Big for FOX
Game 7 averages more than 39 million viewers in primetime for the network.

[11/03/16 - 09:23 AM]
Wyatt Russell Cast as Lead in AMC's "Lodge 49"
The series is a modern fable set in Long Beach and centered on Dud (Russell), a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died.

[11/03/16 - 09:01 AM]
History Orders Twenty New Episodes of "Forged In Fire" After Series Hits All-Time Ratings Highs in Key Demos
During the 10 episode third season, "Forged in Fire" was a top five nonfiction cable series on Tuesday nights in Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 and garnered 1.58 million total viewers in Live +3 delivery.

[11/03/16 - 09:00 AM]
Original Cast Members Reprise Their Roles in Disney XD's Animated TV Series "Big Hero 6"
Reprising their roles are: Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass; Jamie Chung as Go Go; Scott Adsit as Baymax; Alan Tudyk as Alistair Krei; Ryan Potter as Hiro; Genesis Rodriguez as Honey Lemon; David Shaughnessy as Heathcliff; and Stan Lee as Fred's dad.

[11/03/16 - 08:31 AM]
Video: Netflix First Look - Meet Count Olaf, Neil Patrick Harris' Dastardly New Role
"Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" premieres worldwide on Friday, January 13.

[11/03/16 - 08:07 AM]
World Series Game 7 Is Best Metered Market Rating Since 2001
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 2.

[11/03/16 - 08:07 AM]
John Legend, Shawn Mendes, and Ariana Grande Featuring Nicki Minaj to Perform at the "2016 American Music Awards(R)"
They join previously announced performers James Bay, Fifth Harmony, Lady Gaga, Green Day, Bruno Mars, Twenty One Pilots, a duet from The Chainsmokers and Halsey, and "The American Music Award of Merit" honoree and performer Sting.

[11/03/16 - 08:03 AM]
The Weeknd to Perform Smash Single "Starboy" at 2016 MTV EMAS
Previously announced performers include host Bebe Rexha, Global Icon honorees Green Day, Bruno Mars, OneRepublic, Martin Garrix, Afrojack, Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Lukas Graham and Zara Larsson.

[11/03/16 - 07:01 AM]
For "Iron Fist's" Jessica Henwick, This Fight Is Just Beginning - "The Defenders"
She'll reprise her role of Colleen Wing on the upcoming series.

[11/03/16 - 06:32 AM]
ABC Announces the Return of "Scandal"
"Scandal" will join new episodes of "Grey's Anatomy" and "How to Get Away with Murder" on Thursday, January 19.

[11/03/16 - 01:39 AM]
"Suburra", A Netflix Original Series Directed by Michele Placido, Starts Principal Photography in Italy
Based on the fascinating and successful novel written by Giancarlo De Cataldo and Carlo Bonini, the series takes inspiration from a real political scandal that broke out in the Italian capital.

[11/02/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 2
Updates include: Bruce Helford exits "Kevin Can Wait" as showrunner; Neil LaBute to bring "American Gigolo" to Showtime; and John Singleton, Dallas Jackson are "Straight Outta Heaven" for The CW.

[11/02/16 - 03:34 PM]
E! Entertainment Greenlights Season Two of Hit Series "Famously Single"
Moving eight celebrities into a Downtown LA loft for a second run, the network takes a deeper dive into the compelling world of celebrity romance.

[11/02/16 - 01:31 PM]
NFL Network Shifts Gears with New Reality Series "Tackle My Ride"
Co-hosts former Pro Bowl linebacker and Super Bowl Champion LaMarr Woodley and Demented Customs founder and master car builder James Torrez surprise deserving football fans with ultimate fan car makeovers by their NFL hometown heroes.

[11/02/16 - 11:18 AM]
Bravo Media Introduces New Digital Slate of Original, Short-Form Video Series
Among those on tap: "Vandersnap Rules," in which "Vanderpump Rules" gets a whole new spin as iconic moments from the hit show are reimagined through Snapchat filters.

[11/02/16 - 11:15 AM]
FOX to Air "Empire" Fall Finale and Special Premiere of New Drama "Star" on Wednesday, December 14
"Star" will then premiere in its regular time period with an all-new episode Wednesday, January 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/02/16 - 11:07 AM]
Disney Parks and the Disney-ABC Television Group Bring Audiences Musical Entertainment in Three Holiday Specials
Highlights include "The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration" on Thursday, November 24 and "The Disney Parks' Magical Christmas Celebration" on Sunday, December 25.

[11/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
Documentary "Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)," Chronicling the Band's Resilience in the Wake of the Paris Terror Attack, to Debut Exclusively on HBO in Feb. 2017
Directed by Colin Hanks and produced by Live Nation Productions and Company Name, the film spotlights the group's deep bonds with each other and with their fans, which inspired them to return to Paris to perform once again.







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[01/19/19 - 08:39 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Adults 18-49 Crown
CBS however remains the most-watched network overall on Friday.

[01/18/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 18
Updates include: Hulu cancels Sean Penn-led "The First"; NBC orders two single-camera comedy pilots; and Ashley Thomas, Rick Gomez bound for ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series.

[01/18/19 - 05:27 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 02:51 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 12:28 PM]
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[01/18/19 - 11:09 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 10:56 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 10:50 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu Original Comedy "PEN15"
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[01/18/19 - 10:43 AM]
First Look of Nicole Maines as the DC Character "Dreamer"
The costume will be first glimpsed on the January 27 episode of "Supergirl."

[01/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
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Each of the eight chapters is told from the perspective of different biblical figures, all of whom played a pivotal role in Jesus' life including Joseph, John the Baptist, Mary Mother of Jesus, Caiaphas, Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilate, Mary Magdalene and Peter.

[01/18/19 - 09:16 AM]
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[01/18/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
The Alphabet's "A Million Little Things" gets a boost behind "Grey's Anatomy" on its new night.

[01/17/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 17
Updates include: Fabien Frankel to lead ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series; Peter Sarsgaard to star in "Interrogation" at CBS All Access; and Daniel Zovatto scores role in Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

[01/17/19 - 01:07 PM]
Netflix Reveals "You," "Sex Education" Each Viewed by 40 Million Members; Spanish Language "Elite" Draws 20 Million
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