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[12/16/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 16
Updates include: Carrie Preston to return for "The Good Fight"; Wendell Pierce among latest cast in Amazon's "Jack Ryan"; and Stephen Tolkin to import "Somewhere Between" at ABC.

[12/16/16 - 01:41 PM]
YouTube's Sci-Fi Thriller Pilot "Impulse" from UCP Casts Maddie Hasson, Sarah Desjardins, Missi Pyle, Enuka Okuma, and Craig Arnold as Series Regulars
Plus: David James Elliott is also set to guest star.

[12/16/16 - 11:57 AM]
OWN Set to Deliver Its Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Year in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/16/16 - 11:57 AM]
A&E Network's Hit Series "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" to Premiere a Special Hour-Long Episode Entitled "Ask Me Anything"
Recently, Leah Remini took to Reddit to answer questions about the series and nearly 10,000 people participated.

[12/16/16 - 11:11 AM]
Brand New Primetime Special "Howie Mandel All-Star Comedy Gala" Premieres January 16 on The CW
Featuring stand-up performances from today's comedic heavyweights such as Jay Pharoah, Iliza Shlesinger, Russell Petersand JB Smoove, this special will premiere Monday, January 16.

[12/16/16 - 10:47 AM]
Mid-Way Through Its Seventh Season, "The Walking Dead" Is Firmly Established as the #1 Show on Television for a Record-Breaking Fifth Consecutive Year
AMC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/16/16 - 10:22 AM]
Gripping New Feature-Length Documentary "Let It Fall: LA 1982-1992" Premieres Spring 2017 on ABC
The two-hour documentary is scheduled to air on the ABC television network in the spring of 2017, pegged to the 25th anniversary of the rioting, looting and gun violence that unfolded after the verdict in the Rodney King case.

[12/16/16 - 10:06 AM]
Netflix Brings in the New Year With "Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special" and an All-New Lineup of Original Stand-Up Comedy
Cristela Alonzo, Jen Kirkman and Neal Brennan are among the featured talent.

[12/16/16 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform's "Boss Girls," A Two-Day Programming Event Focusing on Girl Power, Airs January 14 and 15
Freeform is rolling into the new year with a two-day "Boss Girls" programming event, featuring fierce females channeling their inner warrior princesses.

[12/16/16 - 09:38 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases the Official Trailer for Season Six of "Homeland"
Back on U.S. soil, this season focuses on the aftermath of a U.S. presidential election and the transition between election day and the inauguration for a president-elect.

[12/16/16 - 09:01 AM]
TBS Closes 2016 with Week-Long Binge-A-Thon of Network's Five Hit Original Comedies
At the center of the TBS Binge-A-Thon will be a nightly primetime showcase, which will shine a spotlight on a different series each night.

[12/16/16 - 09:01 AM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold" Returns for New Season with Crews Searching for Gold on New Ground
The new season premieres Wednesday, January 18 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/16/16 - 09:00 AM]
The All-New "Ducktales" Lands an All-Star Voice Cast in Upcoming Animated Series on Disney XD
Leading the quack pack on globe-trotting adventures are David Tennant as Scrooge McDuck with Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as the voices of mischief-making Huey, Dewey and Louie, respectively.

[12/16/16 - 08:43 AM]
Video: CMT Releases Fiery "Nashville" Full Season Trailer
The new season officially kicks off with the full two-hour premiere on January 5 at 9:00/8:00c only on CMT.

[12/16/16 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Keeps NBC in Top Spot
The Peacock took home top honors among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[12/16/16 - 08:07 AM]
"The Handmaid's Tale" - Launch Date + New Photos
The drama series, based on the award-winning, best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, will premiere on Wednesday, April 26.

[12/16/16 - 07:52 AM]
Video: Warm Up with the Hot Cast of MTV's "Are You The One?"
Check out the trailer for the new season of MTV's hit, matchmaking reality series, "Are You The One?"

[12/16/16 - 07:25 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases An Early Holiday Present with "Sense8: A Christmas Special" Trailer Debut
"Sense8: A Christmas Special" launches globally on Netflix on Friday, December 23.

[12/16/16 - 07:00 AM]
Dive Into the World of Syfy's Acclaimed Series "The Expanse" with New Behind-the-Scenes Special and 360-Degree Tour of the Set
The special will also air on Syfy on Wednesday, December 28 at 11:00/10:00c.

[12/15/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 15
Updates include: Lyndsy Fonseca to star in Syfy's "The Haunted"; Bob Kushell to reboot "The Honeymooners" for CBS; and Mina Sundwall cast in Netflix's "Lost in Space."

[12/15/16 - 02:57 PM]
Season Two of CNBC's "Blue Collar Millionaires" Premieres January 4th
Consisting of ten half-hour episodes, the new season celebrates America's most inspiring self-made successes: the working-class men and women who've managed to build fortunes with nothing but mud, sweat, and tears.

[12/15/16 - 02:02 PM]
Freeform Picks Up New Scripted Comedy "Alone Together" to Series
Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo star as platonic best friends who want nothing more than to be accepted by the vain and status-obsessed culture.

[12/15/16 - 02:01 PM]
Young Collectors Show Off Their Interesting Passions in TLC's "My Kid's Obsession"
The one-hour special premieres Wednesday, December 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/15/16 - 01:31 PM]
CBS Announces the Series Premiere of "Superior Donuts"
Look for a special preview following "The Big Bang Theory" on Thursday, February 2.

[12/15/16 - 01:02 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Unveils the Poster Art and Teaser for Season Two of Its Powerful Hit Series "Billions"
The series, starring Oscar(R) nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, will premiere its second season on Sunday, February 19.

[12/15/16 - 12:55 PM]
OWN's Daytime Emmy Award-Winning Series "Home Made Simple" Premieres New Season Beginning Saturday, January 14
Designer Jeremiah Brent returns as host this season, with 20 original episodes on tap.

[12/15/16 - 12:08 PM]
"Haters Back Off" - Season 2 Coming in 2017
Netflix has confirmed via the show's Twitter page the series will return for a sophomore run.

[12/15/16 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of "Bizaardvark" Comedy Series About Teen Vloggers
The multi-camera comedy will resume production in the coming months with season two scheduled to roll out in 2017.

[12/15/16 - 11:52 AM]
Cloud 9 Adds Extra Merchandise to the Shelves as NBC Launches Original Digital Series "Superstore Training Videos"
Each episode features "Superstore" cast members America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Mark McKinney, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Nico Santos and Nicole Bloom.

[12/15/16 - 11:45 AM]
Viceland Announces Three New Series and Two Show Renewals for January
Highlights include the semi-scripted "Nirvanna The Band The Show" as well as its first acquisition in the British comedy "People Just Do Nothing."

[12/15/16 - 11:41 AM]
Nat Geo and Katie Couric Chronicle the Gender Revolution in Two-Hour Documentary
Produced by Katie Couric Media with National Geographic Studios and World of Wonder Productions, the special will also air on National Geographic around the globe in 171 countries and in 45 languages.

[12/15/16 - 11:34 AM]
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb Ring in 2017 with a New Year's Eve Primetime Special on NBC
An all-star cast of celebrities - from Arnold Schwarzenegger to Michael Buble and Simone Biles to Dana Carvey - will discuss the most talked-about stories of the year.

[12/15/16 - 11:30 AM]
Animal Kingdom and Comedy Club Collide in Animal Planet's New Series "Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson" Airing February 10 at 10PM
Plus: look a special preview to air following "Puppy Bowl" on Sunday, February 5.

[12/15/16 - 11:07 AM]
"TIME: The Kalief Browder Story" Premieres on Spike Wednesday, March 1 at 10 PM, ET/PT
The compelling, six-part documentary event series tells the story of Kalief Browder, a 16 year old African-American student who spent three years in jail on Rikers Island without ever being convicted of a crime.

[12/15/16 - 10:58 AM]
Nat Geo "Mars" Survey Reveals Americans Want to Leave Donald Trump and Kanye West on Mars! And Much Much More...
Three in 10 - or approximately 70 million Americans (29%) - admit they've given travel to Mars considerable thought.

[12/15/16 - 10:53 AM]
New Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series Takes Viewers Behind the Scenes of Advertising's Formative Years in "The Real Mad Men of Advertising" Premiering Sunday, January 8th at 9 PM
A new Smithsonian Channel four-part series provides an inside look into the men and women who re-invented the advertising industry from post-WWII America through the 1980s.

[12/15/16 - 10:35 AM]
USA Network Set to End 2016 as #1 Entertainment Cable Network in Total Viewers for 11th Straight Year
USA further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[12/15/16 - 10:11 AM]
Video: "The Path" - Season Two Trailer
The first two episodes of the 13-episode season will launch on Wednesday, January 25.

[12/15/16 - 10:10 AM]
The CW Unveils Key Art for "Riverdale"
The newcomer launches Thursday, January 26 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[12/15/16 - 10:02 AM]
Starz to Premiere "The Missing" on Sunday, February 12th at 8PM ET/PT
The David Morrissey/Keeley Hawes-led anthology returns for its second installment on the pay channel.

[12/15/16 - 10:01 AM]
Jennifer Lopez Added to Live Dec. 31 Special "NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly"
The telecast will feature a performance from Lopez's critically acclaimed and record-setting headlining residency in Las Vegas, "Jennifer Lopez: All I Have."

[12/15/16 - 09:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "Empire," "Star"
Said duo claims the top two spots among adults 18-49.

[12/15/16 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Meet the Fugitives on the Run in "Hunted" on CBS
The series follows nine teams of two in a real-life manhunt as they attempt the nearly impossible task of disappearing in today's vast digital world, as highly skilled investigators combine state-of-the-art tracking methods with traditional tactics to pursue and catch them.

[12/15/16 - 09:01 AM]
New FOX Comedy "The Mick" and Gilt City Launch "The Mick" Mansion Hollywood Sweepstakes
The lucky winner and three friends will travel First Class to Los Angeles, where they will stay in a luxurious Hollywood Hills pad, complete with pool, screening room and sweeping views of the city.

[12/15/16 - 08:05 AM]
Demi Lovato Joins "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017" from Her Celebrity Cruises Concert in St. Maarten
Lovato's performance marks the first international appearance for the show, which includes a previously announced remotes from New Orleans and Las Vegas.

[12/15/16 - 08:04 AM]
Jason Derulo and Panic! At The Disco to Perform, and "Pretty Little Liars" Star Lucy Hale to Host Countdown from New Orleans During "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017"
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2017" marks the continued expansion of the iconic annual New Year's Eve tradition with coverage from New Orleans in its first-ever Central Time Zone countdown.

[12/15/16 - 07:44 AM]
Investigation Discovery Presents the World Premiere of "Is O.J. Innocent? The Missing Evidence" Narrated by Martin Sheen
The six-part series follows investigators as they re-open the case that captivated the world, exposing the facts that were overlooked by authorities and questioning and dissecting each pivotal move in the original investigation.

[12/15/16 - 07:30 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases "Dreamworks Trollhunters: Behind the Magic" Featurette
In the featurette released today, creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro talks about the inspiration behind the series alongside the voice actors Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman, Steven Yeun and Charlie Saxton.

[12/15/16 - 06:04 AM]
IOC, USOC and NBCUniversal Announce Olympic Channel Partnership in the United States
During the second half of 2017, the partnership will launch a new U.S. television network under the "Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA" brand that will offer fans year-round Olympic-sport programming from around the world.

[12/15/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Sneaky Pete" Debuts on January 13 on Prime Video
The series revolves around a con man, Marius (Giovanni Ribisi), who gets out of prison only to find himself hunted by the vicious gangster he once robbed.







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[09/30/20 - 11:53 AM]
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[09/30/20 - 11:10 AM]
Jennifer Lopez to Receive "The People's Icon of 2020" Award at the "E! People's Choice Awards" on November 15
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[09/30/20 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Social Distance" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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[09/30/20 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Renews Its Hit Alternative Series "The Wall" for Fourth Season
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[09/30/20 - 10:40 AM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Resumes Season Five Production in New Orleans; Series to Return to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in 2021
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[09/30/20 - 10:29 AM]
HBO Special Event "Between the World and Me" Debuts November 21
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[09/30/20 - 09:35 AM]
Drew and Jonathan Scott Return with Fresh Episodes of "Property Brothers: Forever Home" Wednesday, October 28, at 9 PM ET/PT
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[09/30/20 - 09:17 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Ratings Highlights for Sept. 21-25
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.

[09/30/20 - 08:13 AM]
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[09/30/20 - 08:04 AM]
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[09/30/20 - 07:31 AM]
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[09/30/20 - 07:25 AM]
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[09/30/20 - 07:20 AM]
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[09/30/20 - 06:56 AM]
NBC Reveals Cast for the New Comedy "Young Rock"
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[09/30/20 - 06:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer and Poster Art for New Documentary "Belushi"
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