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[01/11/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 11
Updates include: FOX eyes "X-Men" series from Matt Nix; Netflix nears deal for more "Arrested Development"; and Freeform passes on "Young & Hungry" spin-off.

[01/11/17 - 06:13 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Making History" That Just Debuted at TCA
The new comedy premieres Sunday, March 5 at 8:30/7:30c on the network.

[01/11/17 - 05:11 PM]
Animal Planet Catches Up with Past Puppy Bowl Players in "Puppy Bowl: Where Are They Now?" Airing on Friday, January 20 at 9:00 PM
Animal Planet catches up with nine past players to look at their road to the big game, how they're spending their retirement and their adventures with their forever family.

[01/11/17 - 04:48 PM]
Video: Watch a Special Look Back at "Bones," Which Just Debuted at TCA
The show's final episodes continue Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:0c.

[01/11/17 - 03:08 PM]
Video: Watch An All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "APB" That Just Debuted at TCA
The newcomer debuts Monday, February 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/11/17 - 02:31 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Prison Break" That Just Debuted at TCA
The series returns Tuesday, April 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/11/17 - 01:46 PM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "Shots Fired" That Just Debuted at TCA
The event series launches Wednesday, March 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/11/17 - 12:09 PM]
Ben 10 Dashes Across the Globe with "Ben 10: Up to Speed"
The new "Ben 10" series has already premiered to an overwhelmingly positive reception in more than 149 countries and in 30 languages.

[01/11/17 - 11:41 AM]
"The Challenge: Invasion" Is Back with a Two-Hour Premiere Tuesday, February 7 at 9:00 PM ET/PT with Unexpected Drama, Surprising Hook-Ups and Unforeseen Returns
With $350,000 on the line, only the very best players will survive a brutal and cutthroat game.

[01/11/17 - 11:13 AM]
TLC Celebrates Ten Years of Weddings with "Say Yes to the Dress"
Premiering on a new night, Saturday, February 25, TLC brings more brides and more drama to the Kleinfeld floor in this celebratory season.

[01/11/17 - 11:02 AM]
Comedy Series "Crashing," Starring Pete Holmes, Debuts Feb. 19, Exclusively on HBO
Holmes and Judd Apatow executive produce the show, which draws on Holmes' own experiences as a comedian, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the unpredictable world of stand-up comedy.

[01/11/17 - 11:00 AM]
Country Music Superstar Blake Shelton to Perform at "People's Choice Awards 2017"
Shelton, who won his first People's Choice Award in 2016 for "Favorite Male Country Artist" and is nominated in 2017 for "Favorite Male Artist," "Favorite Male Country Artist" and "Favorite Album," joins previously announced performers Fifth Harmony.

[01/11/17 - 10:36 AM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's "24: Legacy" That Just Debuted at TCA
The two-night premiere event begins Sunday, February 5.

[01/11/17 - 09:37 AM]
Spike TV and Bellator Present "Countdown to Ortiz vs Sonnen" on Friday, January 13 at 11:15 PM ET/PT
This massive event is Chael Sonnen's Bellator MMA debut and Tito Ortiz's last fight before retirement from the sport, leaving behind quite the legacy as one of the sport's pioneers and most recognizable fighters.

[01/11/17 - 09:32 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Return Sparks NBC Victory
The Peacock leads the night, which saw the four major broadcast networks carry President Obama's Farewell Address.

[01/11/17 - 09:14 AM]
Emmy Award Winner Andy Cohen to Host Revival of Iconic Relationship Show "Love Connection," Premiering in Summer 2017 on FOX
FOX has ordered 15 episodes of the new unscripted series, to be executive-produced by Mike Fleiss.

[01/11/17 - 09:11 AM]
FOX Orders Four Additional Episodes of the Season's No. 1 New Comedy, "The Mick"
Said pickup brings its season total to 17 episodes.

[01/11/17 - 09:10 AM]
"Empire," Broadcast's No. 1 Drama, Renewed for a Fourth Season
The series earns FOX's largest Total Multi-Platform audience, averaging almost 16 million Total Viewers for the 2016/17 broadcast season, up +82% from its Live + Same Day delivery.

[01/11/17 - 09:08 AM]
Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award Winner Jamie Foxx to Host "Beat Shazam" on FOX
The series is a unique and interactive game show in which teams of two race against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time.

[01/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
FOX Announces Spring Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of the new comedy "Making History" on Sunday, March 5 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
Chris Noth and Keisha Castle-Hughes Join Discovery's Highly-Anticipated Scripted Series "Manifesto"
The series will tell the story of how the FBI brought down Ted Kaczynski (Paul Bettany), also known as the "Unabomber," one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world.

[01/11/17 - 07:03 AM]
WEtv.com Launches "WE + Me" Selfie Booth App
Initially, the web app will feature the stars of "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars," allowing users to add the celebrity cast into photos of themselves.

[01/11/17 - 07:00 AM]
Meredith Eaton Joins the Cast of "MacGyver" as a Series Regular
Eaton will portray Matty Webber, the new director of operations at the Phoenix Foundation.

[01/11/17 - 06:31 AM]
Veronica Castro, Aislinn Derbez and Cecilia Suarez Will Take Part in a Netflix Original Series
The three actresses met in Mexico City to film a short video to announce their participation in the upcoming comedy about mourning, lovers, flowers and other addictions.

[01/11/17 - 06:30 AM]
Netflix's Deliciously Beautiful Series, "Chef's Table: Season 3," Returns On Feb. 17
The series once again spans the globe, featuring six chefs - some renowned, others yet to be discovered - offering viewers the opportunity to go inside the lives and kitchens of these culinary talents.

[01/10/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 10
Updates include: ABC orders Reba McEntire-led drama to pilot; "Law & Order's" Richard Brooks to visit NBC's "Chicago Justice"; and Raymond J. Barry to recur on FOX's "Gotham."

[01/10/17 - 12:48 PM]
Investigation Discovery Announces Thrilling New Season of Hit Series "Vanity Fair Confidential"
The 12-part season explores the real-life dramas of the rich and powerful, and features new, exclusive insights about the crimes from the Vanity Fair writers and editors who worked closest to these cases.

[01/10/17 - 12:47 PM]
History's(R) New Unscripted Series "Detroit Steel" Celebrates the Motor City's Rich Automotive Legacy by Bringing Custom Rides to Life
Adam Genei and the team at his car customization shop, Mobsteel, give vintage cars a modern, mean look when the eight episode series.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Big Little Lies," Starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley, Debuts Feb. 19
In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems.

[01/10/17 - 11:02 AM]
"Nashville" Premiere Hits All the Right Notes on CMT
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 5.

[01/10/17 - 10:51 AM]
Jenna Dewan Tatum Joins "World of Dance" as Host and Mentor
Tatum joins an extraordinary talented "World of Dance" team led by judges Derek Hough, NE-YO and Jennifer Lopez, who also serves as executive producer.

[01/10/17 - 10:47 AM]
Freeform Announces Season 2 of Breakout Hit "Beyond"
In celebration of viewership that has gone above and "beyond," Freeform has given a second season order to its newest hit series "Beyond."

[01/10/17 - 10:40 AM]
Nickelodeon Grows Nick Jr. and Noggin's Preschool Programming Roster with Two Brand-New Animated Series and Season Pickups of Three Shows
"Digby Dragon" and "Trucktown" are both on tap in the coming weeks.

[01/10/17 - 10:19 AM]
EPIX Sets World TV Premiere for Emmy and Peabody Award Winning Blumhouse Television's "Election Day: Lens Across America"
Following the day's chronology, the narrative cuts in "real time" between the photographers on the ground in Iowa, Virginia, Georgia, Pennsylvania and New York.

[01/10/17 - 10:03 AM]
HBO Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Evgeny Afineevsky's "Cries from Syria"; Documentary to Premiere at Sundance This Month and Debut March 13 on HBO
This harrowing account of the Syrian civil war from the inside out is Afineevsky's follow-up to the Emmy(R)- and Oscar(R)-nominated "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom."

[01/10/17 - 09:46 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Holds Onto Top Spot for ABC
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49.

[01/10/17 - 09:44 AM]
Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Premieres of "Bad Girls Club: East Meets West" at 8PM Followed by "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" at 9PM on Oxygen
Plus: catch a "BGC" casting special on Tuesday, February 7 at 8:00/7:00c to meet these feisty females before they officially move into the bad girls club loft.

[01/10/17 - 09:22 AM]
MTV2 Boosts Original Lineup with All-New Series from World Star Hip Hop, Russell Simmons' All Def Digital, and New Live Version of "Uncommon Sense" with Charlamagne Tha God
"These new shows from two of the noisiest and most relevant digital brands speak to the same young, diverse audience as MTV2, and working to bring their voices to TV is a natural fit," said Eli Lehrer.

[01/10/17 - 09:02 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns Jan. 14 and 21 with New Shows
Felicity Jones and Aziz Ansari are set to host in the coming weeks.

[01/10/17 - 08:27 AM]
National Championship Caps Exciting College Football Playoff Which Delivers Ratings Growth, Sets Numerous Streaming Records
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 9.

[01/10/17 - 08:02 AM]
Amy Schumer Comes to Netflix with All-New Original Stand-Up Comedy Special Launching Tuesday, March 7th
The special was taped Saturday, November 5 at Denver, Colorado's Bellco Theater.

[01/10/17 - 07:01 AM]
Freeform Kicks Off the New Year Announcing 2017 Pickups and Premiere Dates
The cable channel's original hit comedies "Young & Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will return with all-new episodes on Monday, March 13.

[01/10/17 - 07:01 AM]
ABC Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
Among the newcomers: the mini-series "When We Rise"; the one-hour drama "Time After Time"; and the half-hour comedy "Imaginary Mary."

[01/10/17 - 06:36 AM]
TLC's Say Yes to the Prom Returns for a Sixth Year, Fulfilling Prom Dreams and Empowering Deserving High School Students Nationwide with its Biggest and Most Impactful Initiative to Date
The campaign will make stops in Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Chicago, and Silver Spring, Md. from January through April 2017 with a series of all-day runway and "shopping" events offering students makeovers, mentorship and more.

[01/10/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Launches Original Kids Series "Ronja, the Robber's Daughter" on January 27 in the US and UK
The series is based on the wildly-popular children's fantasy book of the same name by noted Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, which has sold approximately 10 million copies worldwide since its release in 1981.

[01/10/17 - 03:01 AM]
The New Comedy Game Show "Funny You Should Ask" Announces an All-Star Comedy Lineup for Premiere Week
Hosted by Jon Kelley, the series is a comedy game show featuring a panel of comedians who interact with contestants for cash and big laughs.

[01/09/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 9
Updates include: The CW commissions finale "tags" for "Frequency," "No Tomorrow"; Netflix to take over "I'll Have What Phil's Having" from PBS; and Victor Garber to drop by "Modern Family."

[01/09/17 - 05:26 PM]
E! Scores Record Multi-Platform Engagement for Golden Globes with 44 Million Uniques Across Digital, Social and Television, Up 16% Versus 2016
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 8.

[01/09/17 - 05:19 PM]
Video: Write the Final Chapter - "Girls" Season 6 Official Trailer (HBO)
Created by and starring Lena Dunham, the Emmy(R)-winning comedy series is a comic look at the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their 20s.

[01/09/17 - 04:16 PM]
ABC Schedule Change for Thursday, January 19
The return of TGIT has been moved to Thursday, January 26 in order to accommodate an ABC News pre-inauguration "20/20" special.







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[06/14/24 - 02:08 PM]
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[06/14/24 - 11:00 AM]
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[06/14/24 - 09:31 AM]
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[06/14/24 - 09:31 AM]
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[06/14/24 - 08:11 AM]
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[06/14/24 - 08:05 AM]
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[06/14/24 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Brain Works" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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[06/14/24 - 04:29 AM]
Adult Swim Announces New and Returning Series at Annecy International Animation Film Festival
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[06/13/24 - 04:31 PM]
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[06/13/24 - 04:09 PM]
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[06/13/24 - 03:02 PM]
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[06/13/24 - 03:01 PM]
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[06/13/24 - 02:00 PM]
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[06/13/24 - 12:01 PM]
Jimmy Fallon Extends Deal with NBCUniversal Through 2028
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[06/13/24 - 12:01 PM]
ESPN Major League Baseball Schedule Update: Baltimore Orioles Host Defending World Series Champion Texas Rangers June 30 on "Sunday Night Baseball"
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