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[02/01/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 1
Updates include: Kenneth Choi to star in NBC comedy pilot; Ernie Hudson cast as dad to "Angie Tribeca" at TBS; and Dean Georgaris among latest to land pilot order at ABC.

[02/01/17 - 12:44 PM]
Showtime(R) Offers The Mysterious "Twin Peaks" Prequel Film Fire Walk with Me to Its Subscribers Starting on March 1
With the first two seasons of "Twin Peaks" already available across all of its platforms, Showtime is offering subscribers the opportunity to binge watch the entirety of the original series ahead of the new debut on May 21.

[02/01/17 - 12:38 PM]
Bravo Media's Emmy Award-Winning "Inside the Actors Studio" Unites the Cast of "Girls" Ahead of Its Final Season on Thursday, February 9 at 8PM ET/PT
Creator, co-executive producer and star, Lena Dunham is joined by fellow cast members Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet and Allison Williams to appear on James Lipton's stage.

[02/01/17 - 12:11 PM]
Freeform Kicks Off 2017 with Record January Digital Viewing Highs and Top-Tier Prime Ranks
Freeform further spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/01/17 - 12:04 PM]
Chris Gethard Tapes His Acclaimed Off-Broadway Show "Chris Gethard: Career Suicide" for May Debut on HBO
The special is a comedy about depression, alcoholism, suicide and the other funniest parts of life.

[02/01/17 - 10:11 AM]
A&E Network Extends Season One of "Live PD" After Solid Ratings Growth
New episodes continue Friday nights at 9PM ET/PT with two extra episodes on Saturday, February 4 and February 11 at 9PM ET/PT.

[02/01/17 - 09:16 AM]
Video: "Riverdale" - Josie and the Pussycats Cover "Sugar, Sugar"
Featuring lead vocals by series star Ashleigh Murray (Josie), the recording is a cover of the 2009 single "Candy Girl (Sugar Sugar)" by Inner Circle featuring Flo Rida.

[02/01/17 - 09:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Disrupted Night
News coverage kicked off primetime on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC.

[02/01/17 - 09:01 AM]
Oxygen Media Will Expand to a Crime Destination Network in Summer 2017
New programming highlights include a revival of TNT's "Cold Justice."

[02/01/17 - 08:24 AM]
Viewership for Season Debut of ABC's NBA Sunday Showcase Up 33 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[02/01/17 - 08:15 AM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Season Two of "The Dude Perfect Show," Featuring All-New Trick Shots, Slam Dunks and More
The series is making the move from sibling channel CMT.

[02/01/17 - 07:48 AM]
Syfy Celebrates George A. Romero's Birthday with 12 Hour "Night of the Living Dead" Marathon on Facebook Live
Honoring Romero's birthday, the film will play continuously for 12 hours at https://www.facebook.com/Syfy/ starting at 11:30 AM/10:30c.

[02/01/17 - 06:35 AM]
Hallmark Channel Launches "Countdown to Valentine's Day" Installation at Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall
Hit country music artist Brett Young, whose debut album "Brett Young" will be released on Friday, February 10, will perform two acoustic sets, one at 12:30 p.m. and the other 6 p.m.

[02/01/17 - 06:02 AM]
The 97th Miss America Competition to Air Sunday, September 10, on ABC
"The 2018 Miss America Competition" follows three days of preliminary competitions and two weeks of various Miss America events held on and around the famed Atlantic City Boardwalk.

[02/01/17 - 05:01 AM]
Oscar(R)-Winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander Return to the Oscars Stage
All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.

[01/31/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 31
Updates include: Jason Katims brings "Drama High" to NBC; Lucy Hale to lead "Life Sentence" at The CW; and Emma Stone/Jonah Hill-led "Maniac" a go at Netflix.

[01/31/17 - 03:15 PM]
Amber Rose to Host VH1's Lovefest with the Return of "14 Days of Love" Kicking Off February 1st
Over the years, VH1 has been home to more than 20 different series centered around "love" which will be offered throughout "14 Days of Love."

[01/31/17 - 02:01 PM]
Inspiring Stories of African-American Heroes to be Presented During Black History Month on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior
The initiative begins with the story of acclaimed African-American pilot Charles Alfred "Chief" Anderson Sr.

[01/31/17 - 01:58 PM]
Award-Winning Songwriters Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Pen Original Song for "The Flash"/"Supergirl" Musical Episode on The CW
In addition, the episode will feature another original song penned by "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" star and executive producer Rachel Bloom and Tom Root, entitled "Super Friend."

[01/31/17 - 01:31 PM]
BET's Smash Hit "The New Edition Story" Grossed 29 Million Total Viewers During Its Premiere Week
BET further spins the numbers for the mini-series to date.

[01/31/17 - 01:29 PM]
24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Is TV's #1 Preschooler Network for the 46th Consecutive Month in Total Viewers and Kids 2-5
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/31/17 - 01:00 PM]
The Top 5 Winners of "The Fosters" Theme Song Contest to Be Featured in a Special Promo Airing During "The Fosters" Premiere Tonight, January 31, on Freeform
Additional stand-out submissions will be included in a compilation video and featured on "The Fosters" social media accounts.

[01/31/17 - 11:57 AM]
March Madness Comes to Lifetime with New Docuseries "Bringing Up Ballers" Premiering March 1
The six-episode series follows feisty moms who will stop at nothing to ensure that their businesses are successful and their boys are on track to make it to the NBA.

[01/31/17 - 11:47 AM]
Viral Sensation Veronica "Pooh" Nash-Poleate Brings Her Common Sense Crusade to TLC
The eight-episode series, formerly known as "Miss Pooh to the Rescue," premieres Tuesday, March 7.

[01/31/17 - 11:43 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air "American Jihad"
The film offers an inside look at Jihadism from former Jihadists and those deeply affected by its practices.

[01/31/17 - 10:57 AM]
Kanye West, Adele, Bruno Mars and More to Be Featured in Ovation TV's Week-Long Tribute to the Grammys' Hottest Artists
America's only arts network will pay tribute to the Grammy Awards by featuring some of the recording industry's biggest winners, including Kanye West, Adele, Bruno Mars, Whitney Houston and Justin Timberlake.

[01/31/17 - 10:48 AM]
CBS News to Air Primetime Special Report Tonight on President Trump's Supreme Court Announcement
The announcement is expected to begin at 8:00 PM, ET.

[01/31/17 - 10:16 AM]
"60 Minutes" Is #2 for the Week - Seventh Time This Season the CBS News Magazine Has Finished in the Top 5
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[01/31/17 - 10:04 AM]
Nickelodeon Gets in the Game to Give Kids All Access to Super Bowl LI
Nickelodeon's on- and off-channel events include "Superstar Slime Showdown at Super Bowl," a one-hour original special premiering Sunday, February 5 at 12 p.m. (ET/PT) across Nickelodeon, Nicktoons and TeenNick.

[01/31/17 - 10:01 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Begins Production
Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered.

[01/31/17 - 09:16 AM]
Wyatt Cenac's "Night Train" Picked Up for Season Two
The series is a freewheeling mix of stand up, music and other surprises, where anything can happen and anything is welcome.

[01/31/17 - 08:30 AM]
Rapunzel Swings Into Action with the Premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie "Tangled Before Ever After," on Friday, March 10, and the Highly Anticipated Debut of "Tangled: The Series," on Friday, March 24
Reprising their roles are Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi as Rapunzel and Eugene (formerly known as Flynn Rider), respectively.

[01/31/17 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Top Demo Race
The Alphabet easily wins the night among adults 18-49 with its reality franchise.

[01/31/17 - 08:08 AM]
Junior Chefs Take a Seat at the Judges' Table for First-Ever "Chopped Junior: Make Me a Judge Tournament"
The four-week stunt launches Wednesday, March 8 at 8:00/7:00c on Food Network.

[01/31/17 - 08:06 AM]
Denzel Washington, Issa Rae and F. Gary Gray Confirmed as Honorees at the 2017 "BET Presents The American Black Film Festival Honors"
The awards gala held February 17 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA will air on BET and Centric, Wednesday, February 22.

[01/31/17 - 07:59 AM]
Terrence J Signs First-Look Deal to Develop and Executive Produce Original Content with MTV and VH1
Currently, he can be seen as the host of the "Are You The One?" and "America's Next Top Model" live after show, "Aftermatch."

[01/31/17 - 07:28 AM]
Bravo Media Poll Reveals Two Out of Three People Misled in Past Relationships - Discovering Their Partner to Be a Different Person
These results reflect key themes echoed in Bravo's third original, scripted series and dark comedy "Imposters" debuting Tuesday, February 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/31/17 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Moments Set with Performances by Maren Morris and Alicia Keys, Anderson .Paak Joining a Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl, and The Weeknd with Daft Punk, On "The 59th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," FEB. 12 on CBS
Today's round of artists join previously announced performers Adele, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

[01/31/17 - 05:25 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to "60 Minutes"
Ms. Winfrey will make her first appearance on CBS News' legendary Sunday night broadcast this fall.

[01/31/17 - 05:19 AM]
TLC's "I Am Jazz" Receives GLAAD Media Award Nomination for Outstanding Reality Program
The series was nominated and won last year in a rare tie.

[01/31/17 - 05:01 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's "Fish Bowl IV": Are You Ready for the Biggest Night in Aquatic Sports History?!
"Since no one watched last year, we created a fake fish football championship that is destined to be playing in the background while thousands of Super Bowl party hosts prep for the main event," said Geoff Daniels.

[01/30/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 30
Updates include: FOX adds two comedies, two dramas to pilot roster; Nathalie Kelley to star in The CW's "Dynasty"; and CBS likewise lands a pair of drama pilots.

[01/30/17 - 05:30 PM]
Freeform and Marvel Announce Lead Cast and Creative Team for Highly Anticipated Series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger"
Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct from a script by showrunner Joe Pokaski.

[01/30/17 - 04:30 PM]
Paris Jackson to Guest-Star on an Upcoming Episode of "Star"
Jackson will make her acting debut later this season as "Rachel Wells," a young, super-chic, stylish and intimidating social media guru.

[01/30/17 - 03:37 PM]
Michael Nouri and Ben Weber Join Discovery's Highly-Anticipated Scripted Series "Manifesto"
Nouri will play Penthouse founder Bob Guccione and Weber will play the role of Andy Genelli, former head of the Unabom Task Force.

[01/30/17 - 03:25 PM]
E! Delivers Strong Multi-Platform Performance for SAG Awards with 20 Million Engagements Across Digital, Social and Television, Up 10% Versus 2016
E! spins the numbers for Sunday, January 29.

[01/30/17 - 03:14 PM]
Peter Capaldi Announces His Last Season of "Doctor Who"
"Doctor Who" returns Saturday, April 15 at 9:00/8:00c followed by spin-off series "Class."

[01/30/17 - 02:45 PM]
Golden Globe-Nominated Actress Eva Longoria to Guest-Star on "Empire" This Spring on FOX
Longoria will play "Charlotte Frost," the formidable director of the all-powerful state gaming commission.

[01/30/17 - 01:09 PM]
A&E Network Locks Down Atlanta's Fulton County Jail for Two Additional Seasons of Hit Original Nonfiction Series "60 Days In"
A&E Network's hit series "60 Days In" enters Atlanta's Fulton County Jail for two new explosive seasons at one of the most dangerous facilities in the country.

[01/30/17 - 12:36 PM]
DIY Network Renews "Barnwood Builders" for Two Additional Seasons
The new episodes will premiere in 2017.







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[12/14/17 - 01:11 PM]
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Announce "DC in D.C."
Events will take place Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13, at the Newseum, and will culminate with the world premiere screening of the upcoming DC series "Black Lightning."

[12/14/17 - 12:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates the Pol-Idays with "The 12 Days of Dr. Pol" Marathon
The marathon continues through the new season, which premieres Saturday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/17 - 12:30 PM]
Nickelodeon's New Original Animated Series, "The Adventures of Kid Danger," to Debut Friday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The original "Henry Danger" live-action cast will continue their roles, now as voice talent, on the brand-new animated series.

[12/14/17 - 11:43 AM]
TLC Welcomes New Series "Seeking Sister Wife" and Fan Favorite "Sister Wives" Returns
The newcomer follows three families - the Alldredges, the Brineys and the Snowdens - all of whom are in various phases of seeking, dating or transitioning a new sister wife into their lives.

[12/14/17 - 11:31 AM]
Discovery Takes to the Gritty Streets of Memphis in the All New Series "Street Outlaws: Memphis"
The all new series debuts Monday, January 15 at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery.

[12/14/17 - 11:29 AM]
Food Network Renews "Best Baker in America"
The new season of seven episodes will go into production in early 2018 and is slated for a spring launch.

[12/14/17 - 11:00 AM]
History's "Pawn Stars" Celebrates 500th Episode with Back-to-Back Episodes Premieres Monday, January 22 at 10PM ET/PT on History
In the 500th episode, Rick Harrison celebrates by spending some capital in our nation's capital.

[12/14/17 - 10:47 AM]
NBC Sets Thursday, February 1 for Preview of Its New Comedy "A.P. Bio"
The series will then return Thursday, March 1 following the network's coverage of the Winter Olympic Games.

[12/14/17 - 10:18 AM]
The Dakota Boys Return to Discovery with an All-New "Gold Rush" Spin-Off "Gold Rush: White Water"
Gold miners Dakota Fred and his son Dustin are back - returning to McKinley Creek Alaska, determined to make a fortune no matter the risk.

[12/14/17 - 10:15 AM]
Jason Momoa Adventure Series "Frontier" Renewed for a Third Season on Netflix
Season three will include six episodes and premiere in 2018.

[12/14/17 - 10:11 AM]
Science Channel Decks the Halls with Mistletoe and Myths for the "MythBusters Mega Merry-Thon" Beginning Friday, December 22 at Midnight
This year's marathon is bigger than ever, starting with the very first myth - "Jet Assisted Chevy," which premiered in 2003 - and ending with the latest myths from the new episodes "MythBusters."

[12/14/17 - 10:05 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Catherine Keener Joins Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Kidding"
The series stars Golden Globe winner Jim Carrey in his first series regular role in more than two decades and reunites him with Oscar winner Michel Gondry, who will direct the project.

[12/14/17 - 10:00 AM]
Hit HBO Comedy Series "Curb Your Enthusiasm," Starring Larry David, to Return for Its Tenth Season
Said Larry David, "As I've said many times, when one has the opportunity to annoy someone, one should do so."

[12/14/17 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Pulls "The Great American Baking Show" from Schedule
The decision follows allegations of sexual harassment against judge Johnny Iuzzini.

[12/14/17 - 09:43 AM]
National Geographic's Groundbreaking New Documentary Series "Chain of Command" Reveals 360 Portrait of America's War Against Extremism as Never Seen Before
The series premieres Monday, January 15 at 9:00/8:00c with a double episode, and will be available for sale the day after broadcast on digital platforms including iTunes, Amazon and GooglePlay.