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[11/30/16 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 30
Updates include: Showtime calls it quits on "Masters of Sex"; Adam Rose to round out leads of Amazon's "Budding Prospects"; and Michael Mosley among latest cast in Netflix's "Seven Seconds."

[11/30/16 - 04:01 PM]
Details and Poster Art Revealed for BBCA's "Doctor Who" Christmas Special
"The Return of Doctor Mysterio" premieres Sunday, December 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/30/16 - 02:35 PM]
Good Friends Make Up for Bad Swipes in "Love by the 10th Date" Premiering January 28
The romantic comedy stars Meagan Good, Kelly Rowland, Keri Hilson, Kellee Stewart, Cat Deeley, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman and Brandon T. Jackson.

[11/30/16 - 02:11 PM]
"Monday Night Football" Helps ESPN Win the Night among All Networks
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, November 28.

[11/30/16 - 01:30 PM]
FXX Surges on Strength of Historic "The Simpsons 600 Marathon"
FXX spins the numbers for the recent stunt.

[11/30/16 - 01:05 PM]
A&E's "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" Becomes the Network's #1 Original Series Debut in More Than 2 Years
A&E spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 12:28 PM]
A&E's "Live PD" Aids in Arrest of One of Tulsa's Most Wanted Fugitives
Tulsa PD was entrenched in a massive search for suspect James Mahdavi after two men were found shot to death at a Tulsa motel earlier this month.

[11/30/16 - 12:12 PM]
"The Flash" Races to Its Most Watched Episode in Two Years as #DCWeek Speeds Up
The CW spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 12:08 PM]
Paul Bettany Announced as First Cast Member to Join Discovery's Highly-Anticipated Scripted Series "Manifesto"
The series will tell the story of how the FBI brought down Ted Kaczynski (Bettany), also known as the "Unabomber," one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world.

[11/30/16 - 11:46 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" Celebration Serves Up Ratings and Delivery Success
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of November 21-27.

[11/30/16 - 11:20 AM]
L.L.Bean Signs on as Marquis Sponsor for National Christmas Tree Lighting on Hallmark Channel
The one-hour special tapes in Washington D.C. on December 1 and will be televised Monday, December 5 (7-8 p.m. ET/PT).

[11/30/16 - 11:14 AM]
Crackle's Original Film, "Mad Families," Starring Charlie Sheen, Set to Premiere on Thursday, January 12, 2017
The multi-generational comedy is directed and produced by Fred Wolf (Drunk Parents, Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser) from a script by Wolf & David Spade.

[11/30/16 - 10:41 AM]
More Performers Announced for "Showtime at the Apollo" Airing This Monday, Dec. 5 @ 8/7c on FOX
Previously announced acts participating in the event include comedy icons Tracy Morgan, Mike Epps and Gabriel Iglesias; rappers Doug E. Fresh and Rakim; and classic musical acts Bell Biv Devoe and En Vogue.

[11/30/16 - 10:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Continue Their Reign
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[11/30/16 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces Winter and Spring Scheduling Plans for 2016-2017
Highlights include the premieres of "Ransom," "Training Day" and "Doubt."

[11/30/16 - 09:11 AM]
Hip Hop's Most Opinionated Voices Crown the Most Influential Rappers of 2016 in "MTV2 Presents: Hottest MCs in the Game" Friday, December 16 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on MTV2
The half-hour special will be hosted by Charlamagne tha God and feature an eight-person expert panel debating the top 10 most fascinating and culturally relevant artists of 2016.

[11/30/16 - 08:56 AM]
NBC Wins the Night Among the Big 4 in Every Key Measure, Led by "This Is Us"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 08:34 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is the #1 Non-Sports Program for Third Straight Week
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, November 27.

[11/30/16 - 08:32 AM]
Travel Channel's Don Wildman Investigates the Mysteries of Alcatraz, the White House, Dinosaurs and King Tut
The special editions of "Mysteries at the Museum" begin Thursday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/30/16 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's Regular Tuesday Line-up Returns with Solid Results as "S.H.I.E.L.D." Draws Its Biggest Audience Since Early October
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 29.

[11/30/16 - 07:46 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Grows in Every Demo for November 2016 Sweeps, Tops Friday Newsmagazine Competition Across the Board
NBC News spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/30/16 - 06:37 AM]
NBCUniversal International Studios, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland and TF1, Greenlight New Procedural Drama, "Gone"
Chris Noth will star in the 12 one-hour episodes, created by Matt Lopez to be launched in late 2017/early 2018.

[11/29/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 29
Updates include: CBS once again keeps "The Odd Couple" at 13 episodes; Stephen Root is "The Man in the High Castle" for Amazon; and Erika Christensen among latest bound for ABC's "Ten Days in the Valley."

[11/29/16 - 05:43 PM]
Take a Hit of Z Weed - "Z Nation" Zeazon 4 Is Coming
Syfy broke the news of the renewal via this show's Twitter page.

[11/29/16 - 12:30 PM]
Denver, Colorado, Wins Sneak-Peek Screening of Freeform Original Series "Shadowhunters" and "Beyond" to Be Held on December 10
Following the screening, cast members from both series will participate in a moderated Q&A.

[11/29/16 - 12:12 PM]
"Supergirl" Flies High as #DCWeek Kicks Off on The CW, Delivering The Network's Most Watched Monday in Almost Seven Years
The CW spins the numbers for Monday, November 28.

[11/29/16 - 11:32 AM]
Showtime(R) Stand-Alone Streaming Service and Showtime Anytime(R) Launch on Samsung TVs
Samsung TV users are now able to subscribe to the Showtime streaming service at showtime.com/samsung for a monthly price of $10.99.

[11/29/16 - 11:02 AM]
Starz Greenlights "NUDE" Documentary About Treats! Magazine Founder Steve Shaw and Photographer David Bellemere
The feature-length documentary explores modern perceptions of modeling, nude photography, and body image connected to the evolving social media landscape documenting a group of women working as professional models today.

[11/29/16 - 10:54 AM]
"Colbert" & "Corden" Only Late Night Programs to Post Growth in November Sweep, Improve Competitive Positions
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the November sweeps period.

[11/29/16 - 10:35 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Beams Up First Three Cast Members
Doug Jones, Michelle Yeoh and Anthony Rapp are the first to board the series.

[11/29/16 - 10:33 AM]
Dance Phenom Derek Hough and Grammy Award-Winning R&B Singer and Dancer Ne-Yo Join Jennifer Lopez At Judges' Table on NBC's "World of Dance"
The 10-episode series will give dancers the platform to showcase their talents and the opportunity to receive a life-altering grand prize of $1 million.

[11/29/16 - 10:01 AM]
Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award-Winning Lin-Manuel Miranda to Serve as Creative Producer and Musical Mastermind of Lionsgate's "The Kingkiller Chronicle" Franchise in Partnership with Author Pat Rothfuss
Miranda and Rothfuss will be intimately involved in the development of the new characters and storylines explored in the TV show.

[11/29/16 - 09:52 AM]
Ovation TV's Dashing Detective Murdoch Returns! Season Ten of "The Artful Detective" Premieres Monday, January 9 at 7PM ET
Set in Toronto at the dawn of the 20th century, "The Artful Detective" is a one-hour drama series that explores the world of Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson).

[11/29/16 - 09:37 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues Its Reign for NBC
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/29/16 - 09:22 AM]
Bravo Media Launches New Scripted Series "Imposters" in Association with Universal Cable Productions on Tuesday, February 7 at 10PM ET/PT
Inbar Lavi and Rob Heaps star in the series, previously announced as "My So Called Wife."

[11/29/16 - 09:16 AM]
Darren Criss Gives Viewers Exclusive Backstage Access as Multiplatform Host Goes Behind the Scenes for NBC's "Hairspray Live!"
Criss will be the conduit for the millions of fans watching NBC's monumental three-hour production on the network and as well as for those following the goings-on via Facebook Live.

[11/29/16 - 09:16 AM]
BBC America to Air BBC Music Awards on December 14th at 10/9c
The show will tell the story of the past twelve months in music, with headline performances from some of 2016's best-loved artists and featuring some of the year's best-selling songs.

[11/29/16 - 08:39 AM]
"Voice" Is Monday's #1 Show on the Big 4 in Every Key Measure
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, November 28.

[11/29/16 - 08:33 AM]
Starz Integrates Spotify Into Its App Platform Merging the Music and Video Entertainment Experience
Spotify Premium users will be able to login and listen to full tracks while Free users can listen to 30-second track previews.

[11/29/16 - 08:32 AM]
Two-Time Emmy Award-Winning Series "A Crime to Remember" Returns for Thrilling New Season on Investigation Discovery
The series explores the tragic stories of truly mad men and women whose thwarted dreams and repressed passions spiraled into terrible crimes spanning the roaring '20s through the 1970s.

[11/29/16 - 08:18 AM]
ABC's "CMA Country Christmas" Surges by Double Digits Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, November 28.

[11/29/16 - 06:52 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Two New Original Kids Series "Bug Diaries" and Sid & Marty Krofft's "Sigmund and the Sea Monsters," Exclusively for Prime Video
"We are so excited to bring this beloved series, 'Bug Diaries,' to our customers that highlights important life lessons for our young viewers," said Tara Sorensen.

[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.







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[11/17/17 - 03:31 PM]
CBS Orders More Episodes of "S.W.A.T." & "9JKL"
The Eye has given a full season order to new drama series "S.W.A.T." and has picked up three additional episodes of new comedy "9JKL."

[11/17/17 - 02:26 PM]
Panelists Named on New Music Competition Series "The Four: Battle for Stardom," Premiering Thursday, Jan. 4 on FOX
Grammy(R) Award-winning musician, record producer and songwriter Sean "Diddy" Combs, record-producing hitmaker DJ Khaled, Grammy-winning recording artist and songwriter Meghan Trainor and record label executive Charlie Walk have joined the panel of experts.

[11/17/17 - 11:22 AM]
Jenji Kohan Inks Multi-Year Deal with Netflix
Said Kohan, "Current climate aside, it's great to be in bed with Netflix."

[11/17/17 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Dave Chappelle: Equanimity" - New Stand-Up Special Teaser - Netflix
Dave Chappelle's brand new stand-up special premieres December 31 on Netflix.

[11/17/17 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Easy" Season 2 Returns to Netflix December 1 - Watch the New Trailer
Aubrey Plaza, Dave Franco, Aya Cash, Judy Greer, Kate Berlant, Joe Lo Truglio, Zazie Beetz, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Micucci, Michael Chernus, Jane Adams, Jacqueline Toboni, Evan Jonigkeit, Marz Timms, and Kiersey Clemons star in the upcoming season.

[11/17/17 - 08:15 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Talent Lineup for All-New Slate of "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents..." Half-Hour Specials
The new season will tape on December 8 and 9 at the Civic Theatre in New Orleans and include performances by Emmy Blotnick, Tim Dillon, Devin Field, Megan Gailey, Chris Garcia, Langston Kerman, Mike Lawrence, Ryan O'Flanagan, and Sarah Tiana.

[11/17/17 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/17/17 - 08:00 AM]
Our Fourth Season Has a Third Wheel... "Grace and Frankie" Are Back January 19th!
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are joined by Lisa Kudrow in the new season.

[11/17/17 - 06:58 AM]
Netflix and Red Chillies Entertainment Announce A New Original Series Based on "Bard of Blood"
Penned by the young Indian author, Bilal Siddiqi the book will be brought to life as an eight-episode high-octane political espionage thriller series for more than 109 million members around the world.

[11/16/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 16
Updates include: TV Land cancels "Lopez," "Throwing Shade"; Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian to lead "Take Two" at ABC; and Vicki Lawrence among quartet cast in FOX's "Cool Kids."

[11/16/17 - 02:42 PM]
VH1 Celebrates the Season with "Remy & Papoose: A Merry Mackie Holiday"
The one-hour special invites viewers to kick off the holiday season with Remy Ma and Papoose from VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: New York" as they prepare the ultimate holiday party for their friends and family in North Carolina.

[11/16/17 - 02:35 PM]
NBC Sets Midseason Premiere Dates for New Dramas "Good Girls" and "Rise"
They'll follow the spring premiere of "The Voice" and the season finale of "This Is Us," respectively.

[11/16/17 - 01:27 PM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns Tuesday, December 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump are joined by new housewife Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and friend Camille Grammer.

[11/16/17 - 12:19 PM]
"32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide," A Searing Look at One Woman's Struggle to Cope with Her Sister's Suicide and Find Healing Through Art, Debuts Dec. 7 on HBO
Hope Litoff's directorial debut tells the powerful story of one sister struggling to know and accept the other in a way she was never able to in life, even as she learns to live with the pain of loss.

[11/16/17 - 12:01 PM]
Steve Harvey to Ring in 2018 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square" Sunday, December 31, on FOX
In his first-ever New Year Eve's special with FOX, Harvey will bring his signature humor and hosting talents to this highly anticipated celebration taking place in the heart of New York City's Times Square, featuring views of the Times Square Ball as it drops to ring in 2018.