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[04/11/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 11
Updates include: Regina King to star in "No Place Safe" for FX; Tyler Hoechlin's Superman to return to "Supergirl"; and Katrina Law is back on The CW's "Arrow."

[04/11/17 - 03:30 PM]
Video: 1st Look at Spike TV's "The Mist," Based on a Story by Stephen King, Premieres 6/22
The 10-episode series stars Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Luke Cosgrove, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner, Dan Butler, Isiah Washington, Jr. and Frances Conroy.

[04/11/17 - 02:04 PM]
America's Leading True Crime Network Investigation Discovery's Premiere of "Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery" #1 in Cable Sunday Night
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, April 9.

[04/11/17 - 12:10 PM]
Chris Gethard's Acclaimed Off-Broadway Show "Chris Gethard: Career Suicide" to Debut May 6 on HBO
The special is a comedy about depression, alcoholism, suicide and the other funniest parts of life.

[04/11/17 - 12:00 PM]
Nickelodeon's "Paw Patrol" Is on a Roll with Record-Setting Mission Paw Special
Nickelodeon further spins the numbers for Friday, March 24.

[04/11/17 - 11:22 AM]
The Biggest Known Little Family Returns on TLC's "7 Little Johnstons"
Look for the first of eight new episodes on Tuesday, May 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/11/17 - 11:00 AM]
USA Network Unveils Spring/Summer Schedule with New Original Thriller "The Sinner" Set to Premiere August 2
Returning series include "Suits," "Queen of the South," "Playing House" and "Shooter."

[04/11/17 - 10:28 AM]
Documentary "Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing" to Receive Encore Presentation This Saturday, April 15
This powerful film recounts the emotional experiences of three families, including five people who were gravely injured by the blast, as they strive to reclaim their lives and communities in the three years that follow.

[04/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
Earth Day Special "Saving My Tomorrow: Kids Who Love the Earth" Debuts April 22
This heartfelt musical special includes kids from around the world who are taking on our biggest environmental challenges, from endangered animals and pollution to a warming planet, showing how we can all protect the planet and everything on it.

[04/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
CBS to Present a New "The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2017" on Monday, May 22
Featured guests and additional details will be announced closer to air.

[04/11/17 - 08:23 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/11/17 - 07:40 AM]
GSN to Air "Hollywood Game Night" Monday Through Friday at 9:00PM (ET) Beginning April 17
The show will then move into its regular Tuesdays at 9:00pm and 10:00pm timeslots beginning April 25.

[04/11/17 - 07:32 AM]
Video: "Orange Is the New Black" - Season 5 First Look
Netflix has released the heart-stopping first moments back in Litchfield in this :60 second first look clip from the premiere episode of season five.

[04/11/17 - 06:33 AM]
CBS News to Launch "48 Hours: NCIS," A New Six-Part Series Taking Viewers Inside the Unforgettable Cases Handled by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Look for the debut installment on Tuesday, April 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/11/17 - 03:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Unveils Four New, Original Movies for Annual "June Weddings" Celebration
Highlights include Jack Wagner and Josie Bissett in a sequel to last year's "The Wedding March."

[04/10/17 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 10
Updates include: Asia Kate Dillon set as regular on Showtime's "Billions"; Mike Flanagan brings "The Haunting of Hill House" to Netflix; and Jeff Melvoin to step down as showrunner of ABC's "Designated Survivor."

[04/10/17 - 03:08 PM]
2017 "Monday Night Football" Preseason Schedule
ESPN's preseason kicks off Thursday, August 17, when Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville Jaguars - led by head coach Doug Marrone, in his first full season in Jacksonville - host Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at EverBank Field.

[04/10/17 - 02:06 PM]
NFL Releases 2017 Preseason Schedule
The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 26.

[04/10/17 - 01:03 PM]
ABC Studios International to Produce Drama Series "Harrow"
"Harrow" is the story of Dr. Daniel Harrow, who is no ordinary forensic pathologist. Brilliant. Unorthodox. And a murderer?

[04/10/17 - 12:38 PM]
Investigation Discovery Teams with "Deadline: Crime" Host Tamron Hall for Explosive New Special "Sexual Assault in College: Tamron Hall Investigates"
Premiering Sunday, April 30 at 8:00/7:00c, the one-hour special follows Hall as she sits down with two sexual assault survivors from the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland.

[04/10/17 - 12:22 PM]
Life Is Butt a Dream on Centric's Newest Docu-Series "We Are the Joneses" Premiering Saturday, April 22 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The Joneses are an affluent African-American family, who run a multimillion-dollar cosmetic surgery practice, Lexington Plastic Surgeons, with thriving offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Miami.

[04/10/17 - 12:14 PM]
HBO Documentary Films' "Warning: This Drug May Kill You," Putting a Human Face on the U.S. Opioid Addiction Epidemic, Debuts May 1, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells devastating personal stories of families who have lost a loved one to an opioid overdose, all of them the result of addictions that started with doctors' prescriptions of dangerous painkillers such as OxyContin, Vicodin and Percocet.

[04/10/17 - 12:12 PM]
CMT Renews "Nashville"
In addition, the network revealed a midseason premiere date of Thursday, June 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/10/17 - 11:46 AM]
HGTV Series "Flip or Flop Vegas" Premieres with Winning Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Thursday, April 6.

[04/10/17 - 10:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Gives Big Boost to CBS
The Eye easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/10/17 - 10:31 AM]
Stand-Up Special "T.J. Miller: Meticulously Ridiculous" to Debut June 17
The stand-up special taped at the Paramount Theater in Denver on his "The Meticulously Ridiculous Tour" and features the "Silicon Valley" star in his first HBO special.

[04/10/17 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Trailer for Jill Soloway's New Series "I Love Dick" Now Available
Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn star in the series, due Friday, May 12 on Amazon.

[04/10/17 - 09:05 AM]
Living Life in the Fast Lane, "Return to Amish" Is Back with More of Life's Biggest Trials
Six new two-hour episodes will dive into the heavy choices and struggles the ex-Amish must overcome to survive in the new world they entered into several years ago.

[04/10/17 - 09:01 AM]
At&T Audience Network Set to Premiere Exclusive Documentary "American Standoff"
"American Standoff" follows the story of the Hammonds, an Oregon ranching family; their 20-year fight with government agencies led to their controversial trial and conviction on an anti-terrorism charge.

[04/10/17 - 08:31 AM]
Bravo Media Swaps City Living for Life on the Farm When "Vanderpump Rules Jax & Brittany Take Kentucky" Premieres This Summer
Set to premiere this summer, the half-hour series follows bad-boy bartender Jax Taylor and his southern belle girlfriend Brittany Cartwright as they head on vacation, leaving the comfortable confines of Los Angeles to visit her family on their Kentucky farm.

[04/10/17 - 08:05 AM]
19-Year-Old Cosmetics Mogul and Social Media Powerhouse Kylie Jenner Set to Star and Executive Produce New E! Docuseries "Life of Kylie"
The show will follow Jenner as she navigates her unique life as an entrepreneur, fashion designer, author, television star, style icon and CEO/Founder of Kylie Cosmetics.

[04/10/17 - 07:30 AM]
Video: Survive. Together... "Sense8" Season 2 Trailer Is Now Available!
The second season of "Sense8" launches globally on Netflix on Friday, May 5.

[04/10/17 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Angie Tribeca Freezes Herself in a Block of Ice for a Special Announcement about Season 3 of TBS's "Angie Tribeca"
Today at 1 p.m. ET, Tribeca will finally be thawed out, hopefully alive, during a 30-minute (or more) Facebook Live event, facebook.com/TribecaTBS after which she will make her shocking revelation.

[04/10/17 - 06:01 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Amy Sherman-Palladino's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" for Two Seasons, Exclusively for Prime Video
The project is Amazon Studios' first multi-season greenlight of a new series in its history.

[04/09/17 - 07:01 PM]
Showtime and NEON to Premiere Oscar Winner Laura Poitras' Risk
Filmed over six years including through the 2016 presidential election and up to the present moment, Risk takes viewers closer than they have ever been before to Julian Assange and those who surround him.

[04/09/17 - 08:45 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos on Low Key Night
"SNL Vintage" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[04/09/17 - 08:35 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Is the #1 Big 4 Telecast of the Night, Up 10% vs. Last Year's April Average
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 8.

[04/08/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Holds Off Competition in Demos
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" is the night's most-watched program.

[04/07/17 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 7
Updates include: TNT passes on "Monsters of God" pilot; Karin Gist set as new showrunner of FOX's "Star"; and Rizwan Manji to recur on USA's "Mr. Robot."

[04/07/17 - 02:58 PM]
"The Walking Dead" Ends Season Seven as the #1 Show for Record Fifth Consecutive Year
AMC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/07/17 - 02:30 PM]
Netflix Orders New Comedy, "Alexa & Katie," to Series
Lead characters are played by Paris Berelc, who stars as Alexa, and newcomer Isabel May, who plays Katie.

[04/07/17 - 12:39 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "I'm Dying Up Here"
The fictional series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene.

[04/07/17 - 12:07 PM]
Spike TV, Comedy Central and TV Land to Celebrate the Life of Don Rickles with a Re-Broadcast of "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles" on Sunday, April 9
The special - which includes stand-up performances; short films; pre-taped tributes and personal stories as told by Rickles' closest friends, co-stars and comedians he has influenced -was taped in May 2014.

[04/07/17 - 11:31 AM]
Apolo Ohno, Kelvin Washington, MJ Acosta and Nick Swisher Set as Announcers for Second Season of NBC's "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge"
Decorated U.S. Winter Olympian Apolo Ohno and ESPN and radio personality Kelvin Washington will deliver the play by play action to audiences as the teams race through the demanding course.

[04/07/17 - 11:17 AM]
"Titanic's Fatal Fire" - Premiering Saturday April 15th at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
The film features photographs from the private collection of the Titanic's Chief Electrical Engineer, John Kempster, that had been stashed away in an attic for over 100 years.

[04/07/17 - 11:05 AM]
A+E Studios Announces Exclusive Overall Deal with "UnREAL" Co-Creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro
Under the pact, Shapiro will continue her duties as writer and executive producer on "UnREAL" while also working closely with the A+E Studios team to develop, create and produce new original programming for the A+E portfolio of networks.

[04/07/17 - 10:04 AM]
Ricky Martin Cast as Antonio D'Amico, Gianni Versace's Longtime Partner, in "Versace: American Crime Story"
Production of "Versace: American Crime Story" is scheduled to begin later this month and air in 2018.

[04/07/17 - 10:02 AM]
CBS Renews "Criminal Minds" for the 2017-2018 Season
The news marks the network's 19th returning series picked up for the 2017-2018 season.

[04/07/17 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Unveils Spring/Summer Schedule
Highlights include the launch of new drama "Blood Drive" on Wednesday, June 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/07/17 - 09:19 AM]
Video: New HBO "It's What Connects Us" Videos Debut Today
In the series of videos, characters join forces to show how their many distinct and diverse voices collectively help create the fun, exciting and unexpected experience viewers anticipate when they turn to HBO.







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[10/14/19 - 12:00 PM]
New Craig Ferguson-Hosted Game Show, ABC's "The Hustler," Challenges Viewers to Hone Their Detective Skills
"The Hustler" is set to begin production later this fall, with an airdate to be announced at a later date.

[10/14/19 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 09:13 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 08:19 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Celeste Barber: Challenge Accepted"
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[10/14/19 - 07:52 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 06:27 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 06:06 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 01:28 AM]
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[10/13/19 - 08:55 AM]
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[10/12/19 - 08:38 AM]
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[10/11/19 - 02:00 PM]
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[10/11/19 - 10:34 AM]
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[10/11/19 - 10:16 AM]
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