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[02/08/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 8
Updates include: HBO gives series order to "Succession"; Nicolas Winding Refn brings "Too Old to Die Young" to Amazon; and Todd Holland to helm ABC's "Charlie Foxtrot."

[02/08/17 - 02:59 PM]
CBS News to Air Primetime Coverage of the Presidential Address to the Joint Session of Congress 9:00-10:30 PM, ET on Tuesday, Feb. 28
CBSN, CBS News' 24/7 digital streaming news network, will deliver extensive coverage throughout the day across all digital platforms.

[02/08/17 - 02:14 PM]
Discovery and Lionsgate Announce Series Commitment for Original Vietnam War Drama "The Suck" from Executive Producers Ed Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Keith Addis and Tony Thomopoulos
The 10-episode series is based on an unpublished memoir by Vietnam veteran and former Greenpeace International executive Stephen McCallister.

[02/08/17 - 01:19 PM]
The CW Schedule Updates
"DC's Legends of Tomorrow" will now wrap season two on Tuesday, April 4 followed by the return of "iZombie."

[02/08/17 - 01:05 PM]
There's Never Enough TV on Netflix
The streaming service unleashes a huge wave of premiere dates, renewals and casting news.

[02/08/17 - 12:49 PM]
Season Two Premiere of Disney Channel's "Stuck in the Middle" Is Cable TV's #1 Series Telecast in Kids 2-11 for 2017 to Date
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, February 3.

[02/08/17 - 12:29 PM]
TBS's "Angie Tribeca" Returns for Its Best Third Season Ever on April 10
Guest stars include Chris Pine, Natalie Portman, Michelle Dockery, Niecy Nash, Jack McBrayer, Rob Riggle, Heather Graham, Ed Helms, Mary McCormack, Ernie Hudson and more!

[02/08/17 - 12:01 PM]
Scheduling Alert: Season Finale of "This Is Us" Is Now Scheduled for Tuesday, March 14
Plus: the series premiere of "Trial & Error" also moves to Tuesday, March 14 while an original "Chicago Justice" will air on Tuesday, March 7.

[02/08/17 - 11:43 AM]
It's the End of the World as We Know It: American Heroes Channel to Premiere All-New Series, "How the World Ends"
Each hour-long episode explores the origin of one doomsday forecast and closely examines the impending timeline for destruction.

[02/08/17 - 11:29 AM]
A+E Networks(R) Announces New Game Based on Lifetime(R)'s Hit Series - "Dance Moms: Rising Star" Available on iOS(R) and Android(TM) Platforms
Join the Dance Moms: Rising Star Junior Elite Competition Team as they travel across the country competing in dance competitions, winning awards and preparing for Nationals.

[02/08/17 - 10:56 AM]
Robert Wisdom and Q'orianka Kilcher Join TNT's "The Alienist"
Slated to premiere in late 2017 on TNT, "The Alienist" will be directed and executive-produced by BAFTA-nominated director Jakob Verbruggen.

[02/08/17 - 10:23 AM]
Brian d'Arcy James, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Elizabeth Reaser Join Discovery's Scripted Series, Now Titled "Manhunt: The UNABOMer"
The new title reflects the name given by the original task force created by the FBI and ATF to investigate the "UNABOM" case, a combination of the words "University" and "Airline BOMber."

[02/08/17 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Will Be Available to Over 73 Million Homes for a Free Preview Weekend Starting on Friday, February 17
Saturday's primetime lineup will be anchored by the "Showtime Championship Boxing" presentation of Broner vs. Granados live at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

[02/08/17 - 09:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Remain on Top
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[02/08/17 - 09:14 AM]
New Showtime(R) Documentary "Disgraced" Details Murder and Scandal in Big-Time College Basketball
The film, which will make its world premiere at the 2017 South By Southwest film festival next month, will premiere on Showtime on March 31 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/08/17 - 09:06 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Podcast "Detective," Featuring Stories from Behind the Yellow Tape, Returns with "Murder Chose Me" Star Rod Demery
The latter premieres Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[02/08/17 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces the 20 Returning Castaways Competing on the Next Edition of "Survivor"
Notably, the season premiere marks the 500th episode of the series.

[02/08/17 - 08:53 AM]
"@midnight with Chris Hardwick" Goes Live Monday, February 13 Through Thursday, February 16 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
Among the panelists: Kyle Kinane, Tom Lennon, Milana Vayntrub, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Al Jackson, Weird Al Yankovic, Wil Wheaton, Heather Anne Campbell, Colton Dunn, Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart.

[02/08/17 - 08:17 AM]
Video: "Catastrophe" Returns Friday, April 28th with Third Season on Amazon Prime Video
Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney are back for a new season on the streaming service.

[02/08/17 - 06:26 AM]
TBS's "Conan" Lands Diego Luna and Vincente Fox for "Conan Without Borders: Made in Mexico"
Shot on location in Mexico City, the hour-long special is set to premiere Wednesday, March 1.

[02/08/17 - 06:15 AM]
Tributes Set for Musical Superstars George Michael and Prince, on "The 59th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Feb. 12 on CBS
"George Michael and Prince were pop icons who showcased rare musical genius and otherworldly charisma," said Neil Portnow.

[02/07/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 7
Updates include: CBS gives late pilot orders to two comedies; NBC likewise gives green light to "Redliners"; and CBS Television Distribution to end "The Insider."

[02/07/17 - 02:53 PM]
Animal Planet Scores Second Highest-Rated Puppy Bowl Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 5.

[02/07/17 - 02:27 PM]
Lifetime Celebrates New York Fashion Week with Photo Exhibit in Partnership with MILK Gallery
Photographed by New York-based photographer and director Christelle de Castro, the project celebrates the industry's unseen craftswomen who inspire and support the biggest names in fashion.

[02/07/17 - 02:12 PM]
AT&T Audience Network Greenlights "Religion of Sports" for Second Season
The show is executive produced by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan and award-winning filmmaker Gotham Chopra.

[02/07/17 - 12:37 PM]
Starz Launches on AT&T Streaming Service DirecTV Now
The initial launch will feature more than 2,500 episodes and movies.

[02/07/17 - 12:06 PM]
Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue... Oxygen Media Has a Lethal Homicide: Valentine's Day Weekend for You
Oxygen Media presents a seductive "Homicide: Valentine's Day" weekend featuring the very best crimes of passion episodes such as the captivating Jodi Arias "Snapped" two-part special.

[02/07/17 - 12:04 PM]
David Wolkis Promoted to Senior Vice President of Production for TBS Originals
"David is a strategic and innovative executive who has built strong relationships with the talent and production teams behind TBS's original series," said Mark Weissman.

[02/07/17 - 11:02 AM]
HBO Confirms April 16 Debut for New Season of "Veep"
Co-stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Timothy Simons, Kevin Dunn, Gary Cole and Sam Richardson are all due back.

[02/07/17 - 10:19 AM]
Bravo Media Comes Sweeping Down the Plains When "Sweet Home Oklahoma" Premieres March 20 at 10PM ET/PT
The light-hearted docu-series follows an eccentric, unfiltered group of ride-or-die friends who navigate life in Oklahoma City with irreverent humor and endless shenanigans.

[02/07/17 - 10:14 AM]
Video: LEGO Batman Infiltrates "The Big Bang Theory" in Syndication
The series has undergone its own LEGO transformation with an exclusive custom open and two on-air spots involving the series' cast members and LEGO Batman himself.

[02/07/17 - 10:07 AM]
VH1 Teams Up with Trey Songz for the Exclusive First Look at "Tremaine the Playboy" on VH1 Digital Platforms Tuesday, February 7th at 11AM ET/PT
"Tremaine the Playboy" features Trey Songz as Tremaine, the latest eligible bachelor on a conquest to find his perfect match.

[02/07/17 - 10:06 AM]
Logo's Emmy(R) Award-Winning "RuPaul's Drag Race" Lands Lady Gaga for Unforgettable Season Premiere
Logo today announced that the new season will kick off with "Mother Monster" and RuPaul this March.

[02/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
The World's Most Ferocious Felines Return for Nat Geo WILD's Seventh Annual Big Cat Week
Nat Geo WILD's seventh annual Big Cat Week has turned its lens on these majestic animals to shine a light on their struggle and to remind viewers of their importance in the world.

[02/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
BBC America's "Orphan Black" Returns for Final Trip Saturday, June 10th
In addition, BBC America announced Tatiana Maslany (Leda clones) and the full cast will appear together for the first time at 2017's PaleyFest LA on Thursday, March 23.

[02/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
Amazon Prime Video - Upcoming Launch Dates
Newly announced season premieres include "Hand of God" (March 10) and "Bosch" (April 21).

[02/07/17 - 08:26 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Hold Off Demo Competition
FOX takes home the silver medal with "24: Legacy" and "APB."

[02/07/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Iron Fist" Official Trailer Is Here
The action-drama will premiere Friday March 17 with 13 one-hour episodes.

[02/07/17 - 07:30 AM]
Ken Ehrlich to Continue with the Annual Grammy Awards(R) Through 2020
"Ken is not just a producer, but a true creative visionary who summons the power of live music and television in a way that allows him to transport audiences, both in the house and in their living rooms," said Neil Portnow.

[02/07/17 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy Nominees Kelsea Ballerini and Lukas Graham to Make Their Grammy(R) Stage Debuts on "The 59th Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
This latest group joins previously announced performers Adele, William Bell, Chance The Rapper, Gary Clark Jr., Daft Punk, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Maren Morris, Anderson .Paak, Sturgill Simpson, A Tribe Called Quest, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and The Weeknd.

[02/07/17 - 05:32 AM]
Halle Berry, Jamie Dornan, Chris Evans, Gael Garcia Bernal, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Kate McKinnon, Shirley MacLaine and Hailee Steinfeld Will Be Presenters on Oscars(R) Stage
"These actors are why we love to go to the movies," said Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd. "From blockbusters to art house films, these artists deliver every time and we're thrilled to welcome them to the 89th Oscars stage."

[02/06/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 6
Updates include: Kathleen Rose Perkins to lead "Good Girls" for NBC; Jenny Bicks tapped as new showrunner of HBO's "Divorce"; and Matt Murray cast in "9J 9K 9L" at CBS.

[02/06/17 - 04:04 PM]
Super Bowl LI on FOX Is Most-Viewed Program in U.S. Television History
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 5.

[02/06/17 - 01:35 PM]
MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" Returns for an Intense Sixth Season on Wednesday, March 1 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
For the first time ever, "Catfish: The TV Show" will air a special investigative episode of a celebrity catfish case.

[02/06/17 - 01:26 PM]
Freeform's #1 Telecast of 2017, "The Fosters" Scores Its Best Premiere Ratings in Nearly 2 Years in Key Target 18-34 Demographics
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 31.

[02/06/17 - 12:02 PM]
Rob Wade Joins Fox Broadcasting Company as President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials
"FOX has always been a pioneer in unscripted television, delivering its boldest and most innovative hits," said Wade.

[02/06/17 - 11:30 AM]
The '90s Are Alive on Pop with the Premiere of Two New Original Comedies on Wednesday, April 12
The back-to-back television premieres will reunite fans with their favorite stars from the '90s, including Jodie Sweetin, Beverley Mitchell and Christine Lakin as well as Joey McIntyre.

[02/06/17 - 11:26 AM]
"Building Alaska" Returns to DIY Network with its Most Adventurous Season Yet
The eight-episode series follows the intrepid journeys of three young builders, Nick Blanco, Ben Crew and Brannon Richart as they each set out with their teams to construct one-of-a-kind lodges among the stunning landscape.

[02/06/17 - 10:07 AM]
"Tickled" Follows a Reporter's Probe of a Bizarre Phenomenon, Competitive Endurance Tickling, When the Shocking Documentary Debuts Feb. 27 on HBO
The documentary will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

[02/06/17 - 10:00 AM]
Annette Bening Cast in "Katrina: American Crime Story"
Bening, who has also been nominated for an Emmy(R) Award and four Academy Awards, will portray Kathleen Blanco, the Governor of Louisiana during and after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.







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[12/12/18 - 12:29 PM]
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Look for both series back-to-back starting Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/18 - 12:19 PM]
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[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
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[12/12/18 - 11:30 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 11:16 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 09:01 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 08:45 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 08:38 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 08:33 AM]
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[12/12/18 - 08:12 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Season 5 Premieres January 17 at 9pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
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[12/12/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Fall Finales Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" is the night's most-watched program overall while NBC's "The Voice," ABC's "The Conners" top adults 18-49.

[12/12/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "7 Days Out" - Official Trailer - Netflix
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