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[11/28/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 28
Updates include: Kevin Smith drops out of Amazon's "Buckaroo Banzai" TV series; Larry Wilmore signs overall deal with ABC Studios; and Alex McAulay brings "Lance 2.0" to CBS.

[11/28/16 - 03:05 PM]
Video: "Beaches" Is Back! Premieres January 21 at 8/7c on Lifetime
Grammy(R) and Tony(R) Award winner Idina Menzel and NAACP Image Award winner Nia Long star as lifelong best friends in this contemporary remake of Beaches.

[11/28/16 - 12:01 PM]
Video: Carla Gallo's "Daisy Wick" from "Bones" Guest-Stars on "Rosewood" in a Special Crossover Role, Airing Thursday, Dec. 1
As previously announced, "Bones" returns for its final season on Tuesday, January 3.

[11/28/16 - 11:38 AM]
America's Epic Homefront Battles Are Stars in American Heroes Channel's All-New Series "Blood and Fury: America's Civil War"
Premiering Wednesday, December 14, the series chronicles the definitive story of one of the most extraordinary and bloodiest chapters in American history.

[11/28/16 - 11:18 AM]
Food Network Set to Reboot "Iron Chef America"
The inimitable Alton Brown, Iron Chef America's iconic commentator, is set to return as host and master of ceremonies and also confirmed the news today on his social media platforms.

[11/28/16 - 11:09 AM]
Timely Documentary "Risky Drinking," Offering a New Perspective on Alcohol Use Disorder, and Challenging Viewers to Think About Their Drink This Holiday Season, Debuts Dec. 19 on HBO
Nearly one-third of adults in the U.S. engage in problem drinking at some point in their lives.

[11/28/16 - 10:48 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces Revealing Documentary on Former Star Running Back Lawrence Phillips to Premiere Friday, Dec. 16
The film peels back the curtain on the tragic life of one of America's most talented and most flawed athletes.

[11/28/16 - 10:02 AM]
Limited Drama Series "Big Little Lies" to Debut Feb. 19
Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgard, Laura Dern, Adam Scott, Zoe Kravitz, James Tupper and Jeffrey Nordling star in the HBO project.

[11/28/16 - 10:00 AM]
E!'s Provocative Scripted Drama "The Royals" Starring Elizabeth Hurley Returns This Sunday, December 4 at 10PM ET/PT
Immediately following the season premiere, "The Royal Hangover" after-show returns to stream on Facebook Live.

[11/28/16 - 09:26 AM]
Residents of Hope Valley Pull Together to Create a Special Holiday "When Calls the Heart Christmas"
Season four of the popular drama series returns early 2017.

[11/28/16 - 09:07 AM]
VH1 Unveils "America's Next Top Model" Celebrity Guests Including Zendaya, DJ Khaled, Tinashe, Jason Derulo, Amber Rose, French Montana, Chanel Iman, Jasmine Sanders, Director X and Stacey McKenzie
The winner of "America's Next Top Model" will receive $100,000 and a commercial feature on behalf of Rimmel London.

[11/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
Daniel Bruhl and Luke Evans Cast in TNT's "The Alienist"
Slated to premiere on TNT, a division of Turner, in late 2017, "The Alienist" will be directed and executive-produced by BAFTA-nominated director Jakob Verbruggen.

[11/28/16 - 09:00 AM]
CBS to Debut New Competition Series "Hunted" After AFC Championship Game
The series then moves to its regular time period of Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c on January 25.

[11/28/16 - 08:31 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Take Home Another Victory
The Peacock easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/28/16 - 06:48 AM]
Still Feeling Thank-FULL? Netflix Announces Launch Date for "Santa Clarita Diet"
Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore star in the series, due Friday, February 3 on the streaming service.

[11/28/16 - 02:12 AM]
Netflix Announced "Medici: Masters of Florence" for US, UK, Canada and India
The drama series stars Richard Madden and Dustin Hoffman as members of the legendary Medici family, who turned a modest family business into a banking empire and went on to fund the Renaissance.

[11/27/16 - 09:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Sparks Another ABC Victory
The Alphabet wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/27/16 - 08:58 AM]
"SNL" Rebroadcast Matches Its 18-49 Rating in the Local People Meters for the Same Night Last Year
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, November 26.

[11/27/16 - 07:20 AM]
Michigan at Ohio State: Massive 10.4 Overnight Is Best for a College Football Game This Season Across All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, November 26.

[11/26/16 - 09:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos in Holiday Showdown
The Peacock's presentation of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[11/26/16 - 09:03 AM]
"Grinch" Grabs a 21-Month Time-Period High, Excluding Olympics; Is the #1 Show of the Night
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, November 25.

[11/25/16 - 12:18 PM]
"The NFL on CBS" Thanksgiving Day Game Viewership and Ratings Up
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, November 24.

[11/25/16 - 09:23 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Thanksgiving with NFL Coverage
The Peacock's primetime presentation leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/25/16 - 09:14 AM]
"Jimmy Fallon" Delivers His Top Local-People-Meter Rating in the Past Year, Equals His Two-Year High
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 23 and Thursday, November 24.

[11/25/16 - 09:13 AM]
"Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" Sets a 13-Year High in 18-49 in the Local People Meters with the Top Non-Sports Rating on the Big 4 Nets Since The Oscars
NBC spins the daytime numbers for Thursday, November 24.

[11/24/16 - 09:04 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race
A pair of Thanksgiving specials leads the night among adults 18-49.

[11/23/16 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 23
Updates include: Michelle Yeoh first to board "Star Trek: Discovery"; Tim DeKay to drop by FOX's "Lucifer"; and Amazon on track for SVOD rights to USA's "Falling Water."

[11/23/16 - 09:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Off Demo Competition
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 but falls short of ABC and CBS in total viewers.

[11/23/16 - 08:29 AM]
"How the Universe Works" Returns to Science Channel Nov. 29
The all-new season returns to ask all-new questions about how our universe was put together while revealing the inner workings of our planet, the solar system, the galaxies and the universe itself.

[11/22/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 22
Updates include: Parker Posey set as Dr. Smith in Netflix's "Lost in Space"; Shannen Doherty to appear in TV Land's "Heathers" pilot; and Ken Leung to exit NBC's "The Night Shift."

[11/22/16 - 12:40 PM]
Season Two of Critically-Acclaimed Comedy "Teachers" Returns and Smart, Feisty Late Night Series "Throwing Shade" Premieres Tuesday, January 17th
The latter is hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi, who will bring their unique perspective to the hottest topics of today - from politics, feminism and gay rights to the latest celebrity nonsense - in front of a live studio audience.

[11/22/16 - 12:40 PM]
Pull Up a Chair as Tiffani Thiessen Returns to Host Celebrity Friends and Special Guests for "Dinner at Tiffani's"
Don't forget to RSVP for more delicious dishes, entertaining stories, and laughs that fill the 10 new episodes, beginning on Sunday, January 8.

[11/22/16 - 12:30 PM]
IFC Unwraps Its First Ever Slightly Off Holiday Special with "Joe's Pub Presents: A Holiday Special" Starring Tony Hale
The comedy and music event-special will tape in front of a live audience on Wednesday, November 30 and air as a one-hour special on the network on Wednesday, December 21.

[11/22/16 - 12:25 PM]
Robert Redford and Paul Allen Present Animal Planet's New Series "Ocean Warriors" to Premiere as a Dec. Television Event Beginning Dec. 4 at 9PM ET/PT
Impossible to control or police, the oceans that cover three fifths of the globe and border 146 countries are home to a new breed of outlaw mercenaries who threaten not just marine life but the entire planet.

[11/22/16 - 12:16 PM]
Adult Swim Provides Jolly Laughs This December
Highlights include "Mr. Neighbor's House" and "Joe Pera Helps You Find The Perfect Christmas Tree."

[11/22/16 - 11:46 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Holiday Event Continues to Dominate Cable TV Viewing
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 14-20.

[11/22/16 - 11:41 AM]
Video: "Girls" Season 6 Official Tease (HBO)
The series returns for its sixth and final season on Sunday, February 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/22/16 - 11:39 AM]
Investigation Discovery Opens the Vault Once More for a Brand New Season of "Barbara Walters Presents"
Look for the first installment of the new season on Tuesday, December 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/22/16 - 11:03 AM]
"The Rap Game" Arena Opens for Season Three on January 13
This season, social activist Bernice King, the daughter of Coretta and Martin Luther King Jr., makes a special appearance.

[11/22/16 - 10:47 AM]
Freeform Launches Comedic Short-Form Original Unscripted Series "Oh My Josh!," Starring World-Renowned Dancer and Choreographer Josh Horner
Getting up close and personal, this unscripted comedic series delves into the ups and downs of Josh's personal life and career as a choreographer.

[11/22/16 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Makes Pilot Production Commitment to Single Camera Comedy from "New Girl" Creator Liz Meriwether
"Thin Ice" centers on a woman who reclaims her dreams when she finds herself at the end of the earth - in Antarctica - surrounded by a group of brilliant misfits.

[11/22/16 - 09:46 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Demo Race for NBC
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/22/16 - 09:33 AM]
Video: Watch the All-New Promo for "APB," Starring Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award Nominee Justin Kirk
The newcomer launches Monday, February 6 at 9:00/8:00c on FOX.

[11/22/16 - 09:19 AM]
Celebrate "The Simpsons 600 Marathon" with Exclusive Snapchat Filters
The 27-season, 600-episode, 300-hour marathon kicks off Thursday, November 24 at 12:00 PM ET/PT and concludes on Wednesday, December 7 at 12:00 AM ET/PT on FXX.

[11/22/16 - 08:00 AM]
AT&T Audience Network(R) and Fullscreen Announce "Cassandra French's Finishing School"
The eight-episode series, based on the novel by Eric Garcia, will premiere Friday, February 17 at 10:30/9:30c.

[11/22/16 - 06:30 AM]
Award-Winning Host and Performer James Corden of CBS's "The Late Late Show" to Host "The 59th Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
"I am truly honored to be hosting The Grammys next year. It's the biggest, most prestigious award show in music, and I feel incredibly lucky to be part of such an incredible night," said James Corden.

[11/22/16 - 06:23 AM]
Animal Planet Asks Viewers to Give Thanks with "You Watch. We Give." Initiative for "Pit Bulls & Parolees"
Funds will be donated to Villalobos Rescue Center for the care and feeding of pit bulls living at VRC (up to $50,000).

[11/21/16 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 21
Updates include: CBS passes on back order for "Pure Genius"; Penelope Ann Miller to star in docudrama for Lifetime; and Anil Kapoor cast in Amazon's "The Book of Strange New Things."

[11/21/16 - 02:16 PM]
Amazon Original "The Grand Tour" Breaks Viewership Records on Prime Video
Amazon spins the numbers for the series to date.

[11/21/16 - 01:59 PM]
MTV Thanksgiving Holiday Week Programming
Highlights include never before seen content from "The Hills" stars, 90's music video block, and "Teen Mom OG" stars dishing on the series.







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[09/23/20 - 12:03 PM]
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[09/23/20 - 12:00 PM]
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[09/23/20 - 10:18 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 10:00 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 09:41 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 09:31 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 09:02 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 08:40 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 08:31 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 08:15 AM]
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[09/23/20 - 07:31 AM]
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