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[05/18/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 18
Updates include: Jennifer Westfeldt to recur on TV Land's "Younger"; The CW's "Supernatural" to visit Scooby-Doo next season; and Chelsea Talmadge tapped for AMC's "Halt & Catch Fire."

[05/18/17 - 12:16 PM]
Catherine Zeta Jones Stars as Drug Kingpin Griselda Blanco in Lifetime's "Cocaine Godmother"
The crime drama will go into production this year and premiere in 2018 on Lifetime.

[05/18/17 - 11:56 AM]
ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios Ramp Up Production for the 2017-18 Season
ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios had another successful selling season with 11 new shows going into production for a total of 21 series between the two studios.

[05/18/17 - 10:13 AM]
Final Episode of "Imaginary Mary" to Air Tuesday, May 30 on ABC
Said installment marks the last of the nine produced episodes.

[05/18/17 - 09:56 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Swings Around the World with "Amazing Monkeys" - New Series Premieres on Wednesday, June 14 at 8 PM ET/PT
Hosted by biologist Patrick Aryee, the series tells the story of primate evolution and takes us on a journey along the bizarre and miraculous branches of the primate family tree.

[05/18/17 - 09:51 AM]
Video: The CW's First Look Trailers for 2017-18
The network releases the sizzle reels for "Life Sentence," "Black Lightning," "Dynasty" and "Valor."

[05/18/17 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Keep Demo Crown
The drama remains the night's most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[05/18/17 - 08:08 AM]
The Battle for O.C. Begins on Bravo Media's New Series "Real Estate Wars" Premiering July 6th at 10PM ET/PT
With limited inventory in a premium area, this series follows two top rival real estate teams, The McMonigle Team and Relegance Group, as they fight for supremacy in this distinct and wealthy enclave.

[05/18/17 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix Announces "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance," A Prequel Series to the Groundbreaking Jim Henson Film
The 10-episode fantasy adventure series is a prequel to the groundbreaking 1982 fan favorite The Dark Crystal, and takes place many years before the events of the film.

[05/18/17 - 07:39 AM]
Global Superstar Nicki Minaj Is Set to Open the "2017 Billboard Music Awards"
The epic nine-minute performance features special guests Jason Derulo, David Guetta and Lil Wayne.

[05/18/17 - 06:00 AM]
E! Goes "Live from the Red Carpet" at the Star-Studded Billboard Music Awards This Sunday, May 21 at 6PM ET / 3PM PT
Plus: look for "Fashion Police: The 2017 Billboard Music Awards" on Monday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/18/17 - 05:33 AM]
CW Seed to Add the Complete Series of the Original "Dynasty" and "Everwood" to Its Library
Plus: "Machinima's Chasing the Cup" is back with a new season this fall and is hitting the road to follow players as they compete across the eSports tournament circuit in the Injustice 2 Pro Series.

[05/18/17 - 05:00 AM]
The CW Announces 2017-18 Fall Schedule
New dramas "Valor" and "Dynasty" are set for Mondays and Wednesdays, respectively.

[05/18/17 - 03:01 AM]
Video: Okja Comes to Life in Official Trailer for Bong Joon Ho's Latest Film
Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Byun Heebong, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Giancarlo Esposito and Jake Gyllenhaal star in the Netflix original movie.

[05/17/17 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 17
Updates include: CBS to keep "Ransom" under consideration for a second season; Bobby Moynihan to exit "Saturday Night Live"; and Dennis Quaid to play George W. Bush in FX's "Katrina: American Crime Story."

[05/17/17 - 03:37 PM]
Video: "Snowfall" - Last Words Official Trailer
"Snowfall," FX's new original series, premieres July 5.

[05/17/17 - 02:31 PM]
Video: "Star Trek: Discovery" Unveils First Look Trailer and Key Art; Series Coming to CBS All Access This Fall
Additionally, the series will feature 15 episodes, up from the previously announced 13, and include a companion after-show, "Talking Trek," presented on CBS All Access.

[05/17/17 - 02:30 PM]
Video: First Look at CBS's New Series for Fall 2017
The network releases trailers for all six of its newcomers due this fall.

[05/17/17 - 02:03 PM]
Australian Comedy Series "Rosehaven" Headed to SundanceTV
"Rosehaven" is an eight-episode comedy series set in rural Tasmania about two close friends with big plans.

[05/17/17 - 01:48 PM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Reveals Rachel Lindsay's Suitors; The Bachelorette Fantasy League Goes Live Today
The memorable first meetings begin with Brady, a male model who hauls out a sledgehammer to "break the ice" and get acquainted.

[05/17/17 - 01:22 PM]
Video: What Is Upfront? - 2017 Sizzle - truTV
The talent of truTV reveals how they really feel about the Upfronts.

[05/17/17 - 01:08 PM]
"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" Goes Hollywood Kicking Off a Star Studded Week of Shows in LA on Sunday, May 21 at 11PM ET
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.

[05/17/17 - 12:27 PM]
An All-New Bonus Episode of "Bob's Burgers" Airs Sunday, June 11, on FOX
Said installment is timed to help launch the second season of "American Grit" that same night.

[05/17/17 - 11:19 AM]
New Discovery Series "Devil's Canyon" Follows Lone Gold Miners Deep Into the Bush in Search of Massive Gold
Deep in the bush of British Columbia there is a new gold rush happening in area known as Devil's Canyon.

[05/17/17 - 10:43 AM]
Showtime(R) to Debut "Andrew Santino: Home Field Advantage" on Friday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Santino's hard-hitting special is the second of three standalone comedy events from the stars of the network's new drama series "I'm Dying Up Here."

[05/17/17 - 09:13 AM]
Video: TNT Drops First Trailer for "The Alienist"
Set in 1896 amidst the vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation of New York during the Gilded Age, the series follows the hunt for a series killer responsible for the gruesome murders of boy prostitutes.

[05/17/17 - 09:01 AM]
AT&T Audience Network(R) Debuts Original Series "Loudermilk" Oct. 17
The series centers on Sam Loudermilk, a recovering alcoholic and substance abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude about, well, everything.

[05/17/17 - 08:45 AM]
Ovation TV Kicks Off Summer with Some of the Biggest Names in Classic Rock
Beginning on Saturday, June 3 and airing throughout the month, Ovation will look at some of the biggest names in rock music history and pay tribute to legends Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and The Beatles.

[05/17/17 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Finales Put CBS on Top
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/17/17 - 07:28 AM]
"Arrested Development" Returns to Netflix for a Fifth Season
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Will Arnett, Tony Hale, Portia de Rossi, David Cross and Alia Shawkat will return for a fifth season to premiere in 2018.

[05/17/17 - 06:15 AM]
CBS Announces New 2017-2018 Fall Schedule
New fall series include "9JKL," "Me, Myself & I," "Seal Team," "Young Sheldon," "SWAT" and "Wisdom of the Crowd."

[05/17/17 - 06:02 AM]
CNN Greenlights Five New Original Series for 2018
Plus: "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown," "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell," "This is Life with Lisa Ling," "The History of Comedy," "Believer with Reza Aslan," "The Wonder List with Bill Weir" and "The Hunt with John Walsh" are all due back.

[05/17/17 - 04:24 AM]
"The Witcher" Saga Coming to Netflix
Andrzej Sapkowski's eight novels and story collections center on "witchers" - hunters who develop supernatural abilities at a young age to battle deadly monsters.

[05/17/17 - 03:20 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Michael Moore Live from the Apocalypse," New Docu-Series from Oscar Winner Michael Moore
In the series, Moore and his merry band of journalists, pranksters and citizen-rebels will fearlessly go where the mainstream media and political hacks of both parties are afraid to go.

[05/17/17 - 03:19 AM]
TNT Orders Liz Sarnoff and Margaret Cho's "Highland" to Pilot
"Highland" will chronicle what happens when two extended, dysfunctional Korean-American families who share the same patriarch must come together after tragedy strikes.

[05/17/17 - 03:18 AM]
Tony Winner Daveed Diggs Boards TNT's "Snowpiercer" Pilot, to Be Directed by Scott Derrickson
Diggs will star as Layton Well, a prisoner barely surviving the harsh conditions in the tail end of the train.

[05/17/17 - 03:17 AM]
TNT Greenlights New Docu-Series "Who Run the World?" from Sarah Jessica Parker, Morgan Spurlock & Refinery29
Slated to premiere later this year, the series will unpack the most divisive and complicated issues facing women today.

[05/17/17 - 03:16 AM]
Ridley Scott Developing Sci-Fi Block for TNT
Initial plans call for the block to serve as a showcase for hour-long series, short-form programs and other formats to be developed in collaboration with Scott.

[05/17/17 - 03:15 AM]
TBS Closes Extensive Four-Year Deal with Conan O'Brien's Team Coco
The agreement includes a four-year renewal of TBS's popular nightly late-night show, continuing O'Brien's reign as late-night television's longest-serving host through the year 2022.

[05/17/17 - 03:14 AM]
TBS's Tracy Morgan Comedy "The Last O.G." Casts Cedric The Entertainer, Taylor Mosby & Dante Hoagland
"The Last O.G." is slated to launch later this year on TBS centers on Tray (Morgan), an ex-con who is shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released on good behavior from a 15-year prison stint.

[05/17/17 - 03:13 AM]
TBS and Super Deluxe to Launch Interactive Late-Night Block
It will be divided into quarter-hours, each comprised of scripted series, culturally relevant docu-series and unconventional creative voices from diverse backgrounds.

[05/17/17 - 03:12 AM]
TBS Greenlights "Close Enough," New Animated Series from J.G. Quintel
The show centers on a married couple juggling such everyday challenges as parenthood, friendship, ham theft, stripper clowns and choosing the right day care.

[05/17/17 - 03:11 AM]
TBS Greenlights Anthology Comedy "Miracle Workers," Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson
Scheduled to launch on TBS in 2018 with seven episodes, the first season will be a Heaven-set workplace comedy based on Simon Rich's book "What in God's Name."

[05/17/17 - 03:10 AM]
The Dress Up Gang Coming to TBS in All-New Series
"The Dress Up Gang are experts at mining comedy gold from otherwise serious situations," said Brett Weitz.

[05/17/17 - 03:09 AM]
Snoop Dogg to Host TBS's Reimagined Iconic Game Show "The Joker's Wild"
"I'm a huge fan of game shows and 'The Joker's Wild' was my favorite show growing up," said Snoop Dogg.

[05/17/17 - 03:08 AM]
Adult Swim Taps Into the Unconscious Mind with New Stop-Motion Pilot "The Shivering Truth"
"The Shivering Truth" is a delicately crafted, darkly surreal anthology comedy, a miniature propulsive omnibus clusterbomb of painfully riotous daymares all dripping with the orange goo of dream logic.

[05/16/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 16
Updates include: Misha Green, Jordan Peele and J.J. Abrams team to bring Matt Ruff's 2016 novel "Lovecraft Country" to HBO as a drama series.

[05/16/17 - 04:55 PM]
Trailer for FOX's New Family Adventure Series, "The Gifted," Reaches More Than 31 Million Views Since Official Release Monday Morning
The series tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers.

[05/16/17 - 02:44 PM]
Singer Rita Ora to Host, and Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter and Spice Girls' Emma Bunton to Serve as Architects, on ABC's Upcoming Music Competition Series, "Boy Band"
In "Boy Band," undiscovered young talent from around the country battle it out to become a member of the next great music sensation.

[05/16/17 - 02:14 PM]
ABC Picks Up a New Drama from Shondaland Straight to Series
Set in a Seattle firehouse, the latest series from the executive producers of "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" follows a group of heroic firefighters.







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[04/17/24 - 01:03 PM]
Sunday Night's "Billy Joel: The 100th - Live at Madison Square Garden" Wins Its Time Period and Hits a High Note Scoring 5.73 Million Viewers
It originally aired Sunday, April 14 and due to the overwhelming demand from his legion of fans, will have a special encore airing this Friday, April 19 and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[04/17/24 - 12:16 PM]
Season Three of Musical Game Show "Don't Forget the Lyrics" Hosted by Emmy Award-Winner Niecy Nash Premieres Thursday, May 23 at 9/8c on FOX and the Next Day on Hulu
Additionally, the season finale of "Farmer Wants a Wife," previously announced as airing on Thursday, May 9, is now scheduled to air on Thursday, May 16 following the return of "I Can See Your Voice."

[04/17/24 - 12:10 PM]
Great American Family Announces Production Wrap on "A Christmas Less Traveled," Starring Candace Cameron Bure and Eric Johnson, Part of Great American Christmas 2024
In the film, "The Dine and Dash" diner has a stack of mounting unpaid bills, forcing its owner, Desi (Bure) to sell her beloved, mint condition, cherry red 1964 Ford F-100, a gift from her deceased father.

[04/17/24 - 11:00 AM]
National Geographic Honors WW2 Soldiers of Color with Two New Specials
Continuing National Geographic's 136-year record of giving viewers access to pivotal historical moments with new breadth and insight, the network will honor the contributions and sacrifices of overlooked Allied soldiers of color with two new specials on Monday, June 3.

[04/17/24 - 10:02 AM]
Paramount+ Announces New Episodes of "Behind the Music" to Premiere May 1
The new episodes profile Bell Biv DeVoe, Trace Adkins and Wolfgang Van Halen and remastered episodes feature 50 Cent, Bobby Brown, Ice-T, Milli Vanilli, The Notorious B.I.G. and Sinead O'Connor.

[04/17/24 - 10:00 AM]
National Geographic Unravels the Culture-Defining Stanford Prison Experiment and Its Controversial Legacy in "The Stanford Prison Experiment: Unlocking the Truth" (w.t.)
From director Juliette Eisner, executive producer Alex Braverman and Muck Media, the three-part series unravels the layers of intrigue and controversy surrounding one of psychology's most debated studies from the past 50 years.

[04/17/24 - 09:59 AM]
Iliza Shlesinger Heads to Prime Video for Next Stand-Up Comedy Special
The taping will take place at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City on November 2, and the premiere date for the one-hour special will be announced at a later date.

[04/17/24 - 09:49 AM]
"Saving Sakic" Now Streaming on ESPN+
The documentary follows the high-stakes saga that ensued when Colorado Avalanche Chairman/CEO Charlie Lyons was blindsided by an attempt to sign away the captain of his team, Joe Sakic.

[04/17/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Sweet Tooth" - Final Season - Official Teaser Trailer - Netflix
Experience the final season June 6, only on Netflix.

[04/17/24 - 09:01 AM]
Apple Renews Globally Acclaimed, Hit Space Drama "For All Mankind" for Season Five and Announces New Spinoff Series "Star City"
"Star City" is a propulsive, paranoid thriller that takes us back to the key moment in the alt-history retelling of the space race - when the Soviet Union became the first nation to put a man on the moon.

[04/17/24 - 08:07 AM]
First Look: Hulu Documentary Film "Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge"
An unprecedented look at the non-stop life of a cultural luminary, the film launches June 25 on Hulu in the U.S. and Disney+ internationally.

[04/17/24 - 08:03 AM]
All-New Season of "Ghost Adventures" Returns Wednesday, May 15 on Discovery Channel
This season documents some of the team's most haunting encounters yet, including sinister Skinwalkers and an unprecedented first-ever investigation of the iconic Los Angeles Hospital.

[04/17/24 - 07:20 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Mark" Celebrates One-Year Anniversary, Continuing Its Reign as Television's Number One Entertainment Talk Show
The series has increased in Total Viewers by 3% year over year (2.288 million vs. 2.229 million).

[04/17/24 - 07:07 AM]
Global Music Icon Barbra Streisand to Release New Single for Upcoming Peacock and Sky Original Series "The Tattooist of Auschwitz"
This will be Streisand's first ever recording for a TV series and will be released globally by Columbia Records on April 25, ahead of the series global launch on May 2.

[04/17/24 - 07:04 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Debuts Trailer for Season Three of Global Hit Comedy Series "Acapulco," Starring and Executive Produced by Award-Winning Actor Eugenio Derbez
"Acapulco" returns for season three with the first two episodes debuting globally on Wednesday, May 1, followed by new episodes every Wednesday through June 26.