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[04/19/17 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 19
Updates include: Brian Geraghty to take over as Teddy Roosevelt on TNT's "The Alienist"; and Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon to topline "Fahrenheit 451" adaptation for HBO.

[04/19/17 - 04:38 PM]
National Geographic Launches Further Community Digital Network
The impressive cast of influencers will help drive the brand's commitment to making smart, meaningful content and designing new ways for loyal fans to get actively involved.

[04/19/17 - 04:37 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Global Documentary Series from Award-Winning Journalist Katie Couric
The new untitled series will follow Couric as she talks with thought leaders who are shaping the most pivotal, contentious and oftentimes confusing topics across the globe today.

[04/19/17 - 04:36 PM]
National Geographic, Shawn Carter and The Weinstein Company to Partner on New Global Series "Race" (W.T.)
The series will weave together documentary, animation and archival footage to tell a profoundly intimate, highly cinematic and strikingly inventive collection of curated tales.

[04/19/17 - 04:35 PM]
National Geographic Announces Three New Scripted Development Projects
Plus: the network announces new showrunner Dee Johnson to oversee the second season of "Mars."

[04/19/17 - 04:34 PM]
National Geographic's Further Front Dazzled with a Star-Studded Evening of Visual Storytelling to Take Viewers and Advertisers Further
National Geographic touted its aggressive slate of premium content with the best creative producers and talent in the industry.

[04/19/17 - 04:33 PM]
National Geographic Releases First-Look Cast Photos for Global Scripted Event Series "The Long Road Home," Based on Martha Raddatz's New York Times Best-Seller
Production began in March in Fort Hood, Texas, and relives a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas, was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad.

[04/19/17 - 04:32 PM]
National Geographic Announces Official Greenlight of Second Season of Scripted Anthology Series "Genius"
The identity of this virtuoso will be revealed during the season one finale of Genius on June 20.

[04/19/17 - 04:31 PM]
National Geographic Honors Earth Day with Multiple Activations on April 22
The March for Science is an unprecedented global gathering of scientists and science advocates joining together to acknowledge the vital role science plays in our lives and the need to encourage research that gives us insight into the world.

[04/19/17 - 01:34 PM]
VH1 to Give Viewers a Never Before Seen Look Into "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" and "Black Ink Crew"
First up: "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta: Joseline's Special Delivery" on Monday, May 1 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/19/17 - 01:27 PM]
Award-Winning Danish Director Niels Arden Oplev to Helm Pilot for TNT's "The Deep Mad Dark"
"The Deep Mad Dark" opens as Detroit neurosurgeon Polly Lewis embarks on an unorthodox study in the field of memory and trauma.

[04/19/17 - 01:10 PM]
Expanding on the Network's "25 Days of Christmas" Content Slate, Freeform Announces New Original Movies and Holiday Special
"Decorating Disney" will reveal how holiday magic is created at Disney Parks by giving viewers an inside look into how the holidays come to life at the happiest and most magical place on earth.

[04/19/17 - 01:09 PM]
Freeform Announces Multipicture Movie Commitment in Collaboration with People Magazine
Everywhere Studios will co-produce the films, which will range from empowering and inspiring human-interest stories to celebrity biopics.

[04/19/17 - 01:08 PM]
Freeform Announces "Hollywood Movie Night with Karlie Kloss" (Working Title)
Each segment will include supermodel Karlie Kloss and her friends offering moment-by-moment commentary around their favorite movies.

[04/19/17 - 01:07 PM]
Freeform's Summer Fling (FKA Freeform Fest), Network's First Fan Festival, to Debut Summer 2018 with Star-Studded Lineup
The event is a two-day immersive celebration with performances, panels and meet and greets curated by influencers within music, comedy and pop culture, and will debut summer 2018.

[04/19/17 - 01:06 PM]
Freeform Announces Pilot Order for the Network's First Animated Comedy, "Sticks," from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Producing Duo Ilana Glazer & Abbi Jacobson
The series follows the life of Sticks, a neurotic 20something with a head filled with pop culture references and a love of Chili's.

[04/19/17 - 01:05 PM]
Video: Freeform Releases First-Look Trailer for Upcoming Drama Series "The Bold Type" Produced by Joanna Coles
"The Bold Type" will have a special two-hour premiere on Tuesday, July 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/19/17 - 01:04 PM]
Freeform Announces Characters for Marvel Television's First Live-Action Comedy Series "Marvel's New Warriors" with Custom Comic Art
The network has ordered ten 30-minute episodes slated to debut in 2018.

[04/19/17 - 01:03 PM]
Video: Freeform Releases First Trailer and Photo from Upcoming Marvel Television Series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger"
The network has ordered 10 one-hour episodes slated to debut early 2018.

[04/19/17 - 01:02 PM]
Video: Freeform Releases First Trailer for New Comedy Series "Alone Together" from The Lonely Island
"Alone Together" is a half-hour, single-camera comedy starring Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo.

[04/19/17 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Announces New One-Hour Drama "Siren" (FKA "The Deep") Has Been Given a 10-Episode Series Order
The series stars Alex Roe as Ben, a bright marine biologist who finds himself drawn to Ryn, a mysterious new girl in town played by Eline Powell, who is a strange young woman with a deep dark secret.

[04/19/17 - 12:00 PM]
Radio Disney Music Awards to Bring Fans Must-See Disney Moments
The exclusive world premiere of "Ways to Be Wicked" from "Descendants 2," will open the RDMA featuring a first look at footage from the highly anticipated Disney Channel Original Movie.

[04/19/17 - 11:33 AM]
"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" Goes to Hollywood for a Week of Shows May 21 - May 25
Hosted at the historic Palace Theatre, the weeklong stay marks Cohen's inaugural time bringing the late-night show to Los Angeles since the series' inception.

[04/19/17 - 11:22 AM]
Michelle Wolf to Tape Stand-Up Comedy Special Debut for HBO This Summer
Observes Wolf, "What can I say, it's HBO, it's a dream. I'm mostly just trying not to get hit by a bus before I tape."

[04/19/17 - 11:09 AM]
LMN Premieres First Two Harlequin Titles - "The Wrong Bed: Naked Pursuit" and "Deadly Secrets by the Lake"
Look for both films to premiere Friday, June 2 on the cable channel.

[04/19/17 - 10:33 AM]
History to Premiere Two-Part Special, "Superheroes Decoded" on April 30 and May 1 at 9PM ET/PT
The first superheroes emerged in the dark days of the Great Depression and evolved into the blockbuster franchises we know today - their epic origin story is the story of America.

[04/19/17 - 10:33 AM]
An All-Star Cast Headlines a New Adaptation of "Dirty Dancing," Premiering Wednesday, May 24, on ABC
Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood, Nicole Scherzinger, Sarah Hyland, Tony Roberts, Katey Sagal and Billy Dee Williams, along with rising stars Colt Prattes and J. Quinton Johnson, headline the stellar cast in a new adaptation of the global pop-cultural phenomenon.

[04/19/17 - 10:09 AM]
"Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers" - Debuts Tuesday, August 8 on HBO
Camera crews will head to Tampa in the next few weeks to begin filming.

[04/19/17 - 09:38 AM]
PBS' Summer Season Features an Around-the-World "Summer of Adventure" with Stops in China, Cuba, Ireland and More
The season also brings the premiere of "Prime Suspect: Tennison on Masterpiece," which follows the early career of the beloved detective, and season three of "Grantchester."

[04/19/17 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Fudge Yeah! Kimmy's Back in the Official Trailer for "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Season 3!
All 13 half-hour episodes of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Season 3 will launch globally on Friday, May 19.

[04/19/17 - 08:52 AM]
Amanda Righetti and Peter Porte Star in "Love at the Shore," A New, Original Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Saturday, July 29
The film also co-stars "Happy the Dog," Hallmark Channel's two-year-old adopted Jack Russell Terrier mix.

[04/19/17 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Continues NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has won or tied for the top spot every Tuesday in 2017.

[04/19/17 - 08:24 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for "The Keepers"
The seven-part docu-series details the unsolved murder of a nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death.

[04/19/17 - 08:16 AM]
Video: What Is a Girlboss? - "Girlboss" Premieres on Netflix Friday, April 21
Britt Robertson, Sophia Amoruso and Kay Cannon from the upcoming comedy series dish on what is a Girlboss in this all-new video.

[04/19/17 - 08:01 AM]
National Geographic Greenlights New Global Event Series "The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman"
In this expansion of the network's hit franchise, Freeman will once again take viewers on a global journey to meet with people from all cultures whose lives are shaped in surprising ways by different fundamental forces.

[04/19/17 - 07:54 AM]
Crackle's BreakFree Ad Strategy Brings Significant Lift to Viewer Engagement
BreakFree promotes binge viewing of Crackle original content and allows for a second touch point of engagement and relevant content for the viewer to go deeper into the show.

[04/19/17 - 07:53 AM]
Crackle Releases Results of Comprehensive Study and Identifies New Psychographic Segment
Comprised of intensely passionate, console first streamers who appreciate free content, 70% stream movies/TV shows and play video games daily and 7 of 10 streamed more this year than last.

[04/19/17 - 07:52 AM]
Crackle Announces Launch of New Weekly Highlights Show Hosted This Summer by Internet Sensation, Ian Hecox
Ian Hecox is the co-founder of the online comedy enterprise Smosh.

[04/19/17 - 07:51 AM]
Crackle Announces Three New Original Scripted Series in Development
Highlights include "Tribes," adapted from the popular 2010 graphic novel by Michael Geszel and Peter Spinetta for IDW Publishing and SoulCraft Comics.

[04/19/17 - 07:50 AM]
Crackle Greenlights Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Tim Kring Techno-Thriller Movie, "In the Cloud"
The project explores a tech company shrouded in secrecy as it develops software capable of uploading a person's consciousness and memories to a virtual space regardless of location, time, and state of life - essentially, in the cloud.

[04/19/17 - 07:49 AM]
Crackle Announces Season Three Pickup of Emmy-Nominated "SuperMansion," and Greenlights All-New Specials
The series will return for a third season in 2018 and will go into production on two all-new specials, debuting this fall and early next year.

[04/19/17 - 07:48 AM]
Sophomore Season of Crackle's "StartUp" to Debut on Thursday, September 28th
It was also announced today that Ron Perlman will be taking on producer role in this new, 10-episode season.

[04/19/17 - 07:47 AM]
"Snatch," Crackle's Most-Watched Scripted Original Drama, Renewed for Second Season
In addition, the free, AVOD service shared plans to release an exclusive virtual reality bonus experience on PlayStation VR this summer.

[04/19/17 - 07:46 AM]
Crackle Greenlights New Scripted Original, "The Oath" (WT) Executive Produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
In addition, Crackle closed a deal with the rapper/actor/producer to develop an hour-long original, "RPM," (WT) written by Leo Sardarian.

[04/19/17 - 07:01 AM]
Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-Winning Actress Jane Lynch to Host National Geographic's Groundbreaking Global Television Event "Earth Live"
The two-hour live broadcast is the first of this magnitude showcasing the best of the animal kingdom in real time and in spectacular fashion.

[04/19/17 - 06:49 AM]
Adventure Cameraman Leads the Journey to Uncover Mysterious Creatures in "Expedition Mungo"
Mungo, known as one of the premiere adventure cameramen, has traveled to more than 90 countries to capture the world's wild and wonderful - and sometimes hostile - environments.

[04/19/17 - 06:29 AM]
CBS Announces End of Season Storylines for 2016-2017
CBS announced today the end of season storylines for 2016-2017, featuring big reveals, romantic weddings and dramatic conclusions!

[04/19/17 - 05:01 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Puts the "Fur" in "Further" with a 2017-18 Upfront Slate Featuring Exciting New Series, Specials and Events from the World's Top Wildlife Storytellers
With a ferocious lineup of new series, returning hits, innovative specials and family-friendly stunts, Nat Geo WILD continues its commitment to highlight our planet's amazing animals and the people who love them.

[04/18/17 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 18
Updates include: "Black-ish" scores shared cable window with BET, FX Networks; Michelle Buteau tapped for FX's "Singularity"; and Mireille Enos, Greg Kinnear and Steve Buscemi bound for Amazon's sci-fi anthology series.

[04/18/17 - 06:02 PM]
Now Live on Freeform: "Famous In Love" - Entire Series Now Available to Stream Simultaneously with Tonight's TV Premiere
Viewers can binge all episodes via the Freeform and ABC apps for online, mobile and connected TV devices and Hulu, beginning at 9:02 p.m. EDT.







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[06/25/17 - 10:55 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC, FOX
A rebroadcast of "48 Hours" on the Eye leads the night in both categories.

[06/24/17 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Second Straight Week
"Dateline NBC" and a rebroadcast of "America's Got Talent" put the Peacock on top.

[06/23/17 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Sends "Still Star-Crossed" to Saturdays; Various Repeats to Fill Monday Slot
Look for "Celebrity Family Feud" this Monday, June 26 and "Battle of the Network Stars" on Monday, July 3.

[06/23/17 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Demo Win Over ABC, NBC Summer Launches
The Alphabet and the Peacock fall just short of FOX's game show duo.

[06/23/17 - 08:03 AM]
Video: Have You Met the Incredible Jessica James? Get Your Chance July 28!
Jessica Williams stars in the latest Netflix original film.

[06/23/17 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN's NBA Draft Ratings Up 13 Percent
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, June 22.

[06/23/17 - 07:32 AM]
"Vice Special Report: A World in Disarray," Examining the Past, Present and Future of American Foreign Policy, Debuts July 21, Exclusively on HBO
The exclusive HBO presentation features interviews with Condoleezza Rice, Tony Blair, Samantha Power, Ash Carter and others.

[06/23/17 - 07:27 AM]
Lifetime Moves Up "A Midsummer's Nightmare" Pilot Premiere to Friday, July 14
Said offering was previously scheduled for Friday, July 28.

[06/23/17 - 07:01 AM]
Conan O'Brien Returns to Comic-Con(R) International with All New Pop! Vinyl Figures from TBS and Funko
During the week of Comic-Con(R) International, "Conan" will be taped at San Diego's historic Spreckels Theatre on Wednesday, July 19 - Saturday, July 22.

[06/22/17 - 02:31 PM]
Sharon Leal Joins the Cast of New Drama Series "Instinct"
Leal will portray a friend of Lizzie's (Bojana Novakovic) who has recently been promoted to be their boss in the NYPD.

[06/22/17 - 01:43 PM]
TV Land's "Younger" Simulcasts Coast-to-Coast on June 28th and Launches Live Digital Aftershow
"Getting Younger," hosted by Taylor Strecker, will continue the enthusiastic fan conversation that occurs on social media every week and encourage viewers to submit questions and interact with other superfans and stars alike.

[06/22/17 - 01:23 PM]
HBO Partners with TRAP Karaoke to Promote "Insecure" and "Ballers"
Fans in Cincinnati, Charlotte and Houston will join cast members from both series for an advance double feature screening of the shows' season premieres.

[06/22/17 - 11:45 AM]
Hannah Hart Hits the Road for a Tasty Cross-Country Trip in New Food Network Series "I Hart Food"
The six-episode series launches Monday, August 14 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/22/17 - 11:06 AM]
Spike Announces New Docuseries "Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio," Premiering July 22 at 9pm ET/PT
The series is the tragic saga of these young women shrouded in a mystery that includes a dark underbelly of a struggling Midwest region plagued by drug and sex trafficking, and a system that seems to have failed to protect these women.

[06/22/17 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2017-2018 Season
Newcomer "The Orville" will kick things off with two special post-NFL airings on Sunday, September 10 and 17.