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[05/31/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 31
Updates include: Cinemax's "Quarry" gets the formal axe; Odette Annable joins the cast of The CW's "Supergirl"; and Glen Mazzara, Len Wiseman eye "Sin City" TV series.

[05/31/17 - 03:08 PM]
AMC Opens Writers' Rooms for Development of Three New Projects
These projects are being developed as part of AMC's "scripts-to-series" model, which the network has successfully utilized for new and forthcoming series including "The Son" and "Lodge 49."

[05/31/17 - 02:26 PM]
ESPN Films Presents Special Two-Night 30 for 30 Documentary Event "Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies"
The three-part documentary will premiere with Parts One and Two back-to-back on Tuesday, June 13 and Part Three on Wednesday, June 14.

[05/31/17 - 02:04 PM]
Bravo Media Strikes Gold When "Shahs of Sunset" Premieres July 16 at 8PM ET/PT
Asa Soltan Rahmati, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Mike Shouhed, Reza Farahan and Shervin Roohparvar are back for a new season.

[05/31/17 - 01:15 PM]
New Series "Bossip on WE tv" Announced Today, Premieres Thursday, July 6th at 10pm ET/PT
Filmed at Bossip headquarters in Atlanta, the show features writers and staff from the premiere entertainment website for African Americans dishing the latest breaking news, gossip and up to the minute exclusives.

[05/31/17 - 01:02 PM]
"The Late Show" Completes Ratings Hat Trick with Weekly, May Sweep and Full Season Wins
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 22-26.

[05/31/17 - 12:46 PM]
FOX Sports Owns the Fall with Monster College Football Schedule
The impressive lineup features top games from the Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences, including several of the nation's most-anticipated games such as Ohio State at Michigan, Texas at USC and Oklahoma at Oklahoma State.

[05/31/17 - 12:21 PM]
New TLC Series "Hair Goddess" Follows a Staten Island Woman Weaving Her Way to the Top of the Hair Game
The six-part series premieres Wednesday, June 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[05/31/17 - 12:19 PM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Returns on Top for NBC
The Peacock also gets a boost from the premiere of "World of Dance."

[05/31/17 - 12:13 PM]
Video: "The Deuce" - Official Tease (HBO)
The series will begin its eight-episode season Sunday, September 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/31/17 - 11:33 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins May in Total Day Across All Kids' Demos
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of May to date.

[05/31/17 - 11:31 AM]
Grammy-Winning Super Producer Timbaland Joins ABC's "Boy Band" as Third Architect
Timbaland joins previously announced architects Nick Carter (Backstreet Boys) and Emma Bunton (Spice Girls).

[05/31/17 - 10:10 AM]
Scott Pelley Becomes Full-Time "60 Minutes" Correspondent
Anthony Mason will serve as the interim anchor of the "CBS Evening News" beginning in the coming weeks.

[05/31/17 - 10:00 AM]
Stars from Stage and Screen to Take the Stage at the Tony Awards, June 11
As previously announced, Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey will host the awards show for the first time.

[05/31/17 - 09:37 AM]
52 Straight Weeks of Jams from Adult Swim
This year's program features an assortment of 52 artists across genres from metal to electronic and hip hop, to noise and experimental.

[05/31/17 - 09:05 AM]
BBC Worldwide and PBS Announce "Call the Midwife" Christmas Special and Season 7 Filming
The special will air in late 2017 and the seventh season will air in the spring of 2018.

[05/31/17 - 09:03 AM]
Discovery Sounds the Alarm on the Risk for the Next Worldwide Pandemic with Global Premiere of "Mosquito" on July 6
Discovery will use its global reach to focus the world's attention on the single greatest agent of death in modern human history: the mosquito.

[05/31/17 - 08:52 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Grows to 6-Week Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of May 22-26.

[05/31/17 - 08:20 AM]
Seattle Seahawks' Quarterback Russell Wilson Returns as Host of Nickelodeon's "Kids' Choice Sports 2017"
Airing Sunday, July 16, "Kids' Choice Sports 2017" will be taped live on Thursday, July 13, from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

[05/31/17 - 07:56 AM]
Video: "Orphan Black" Exclusive First Look Scene Released
The cast and crew of "Orphan Black" will make an appearance in NYC at their sold-out Split Screen Festival screening and panel Tuesday, June 6.

[05/31/17 - 07:45 AM]
Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, La La Anthony, Tamar Braxton, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Trey Songz, Trevor Noah and More Set to Take the Stage at the 2017 "BET Awards"
Hosted by stand-up comedian Leslie Jones, the "BET Awards" is sure to include unforgettable moments, appearances and performances you won't want to miss!

[05/31/17 - 07:11 AM]
"2017 CMT Music Awards" to Honor Gregg Allman with Musical Tributes from Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, Charles Kelley and More
Additional artists to be announced soon.

[05/31/17 - 06:30 AM]
Star-Studded Guests Announced for "The Late Late Show with James Corden" in London, June 6-8
The featured guests will include Nicole Kidman, David Beckham, Emily Blunt, Tom Cruise, Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Kit Harington, with music from Harry Styles and Kings of Leon, and more.

[05/30/17 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 30
Updates include: WGN America cancels "Underground"; Miles Gaston Villanueva joins NBC's "Law & Order True Crime"; and Aeysha Carr sells "The Studio" to Showtime.

[05/30/17 - 06:24 PM]
Vanessa Hudgens Joins Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy as a Judge on "So You Think You Can Dance" Premiering Monday, June 12, on FOX
The season premiere, airing Monday, June 12 on FOX, will mark Hudgens' judging debut in part-one of the Los Angeles auditions.

[05/30/17 - 03:40 PM]
NBC Scuttles "This Is Us" Move, More Fall Changes
"Superstore," "The Good Place" and "Chicago Fire" will head to Thursday nights instead.

[05/30/17 - 01:24 PM]
Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final Averages 5 Million Viewers, Up 22% vs. Last Year
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, May 29.

[05/30/17 - 12:45 PM]
CBS Corporation Announces New Leadership Team for Its Entertainment Division
Kelly Kahl has been promoted to President, CBS Entertainment, while Thom Sherman will transition to Senior Executive Vice President, Programming.

[05/30/17 - 11:52 AM]
Emmy-Nominated "Oprah's Master Class" Returns to OWN Saturday, June 10 with Sneak Preview Featuring Kevin Hart
Additional episodes to air later this summer.

[05/30/17 - 11:11 AM]
Glenn Geller to Step Down as President of CBS Entertainment
The company is in discussions with Mr. Geller for a production deal with CBS Television Studios.

[05/30/17 - 10:31 AM]
ABC Announces the Hosts, Reporters and Team Captains for the Return of "Battle of the Network Stars," Premiering on June 29
The hosts will be Mike Greenberg and Joe Tessitore; Cassidy Hubbarth and Cari Champion will be the sideline reporters; plus DeMarcus Ware and Ronda Rousey will be the team captains.

[05/30/17 - 10:05 AM]
National Geographic, In Partnership with Pereira & O'Dell NY Launches "10 Days of Genius," A Film Festival Inspired by "Genius"
Each original short film in the series centers around a unique Einstein quote.

[05/30/17 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Go Behind-the-Scenes of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" with an Exclusive Facebook 360 Video Tour
Stephen Colbert leads the unscripted pre-show tour, taking viewers along on his journey from the basement rewrite room up to "The Late Show" stage.

[05/30/17 - 09:56 AM]
IFC's "Stan Against Evil" Begins Production on Season Two in Atlanta, GA
New guest stars coming this season are Denise Boutte, Jeffrey Combs, David Koechner, Steven Ogg and Patty McCormack.

[05/30/17 - 09:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Gets a Boost from Stanley Cup Finals
Game 1 edges the competition among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[05/30/17 - 09:27 AM]
Three Brand New "My Little Pony: Equestria Girls" Specials Premiere This Summer on Discovery Family
All three specials will premiere during the network's annual fun-filled "Summer Splash" programming event.

[05/30/17 - 09:01 AM]
Get Your Summer Green on with Adult Swim - New Outdoor Fan Experience Has Freebies, Games and Sneak Previews
Fans will also be able to enjoy free screenings of "Things You've Never Seen," featuring specials, pilots and episodes of new Adult Swim shows, all shown on a massive custom LED wall under the stars.

[05/30/17 - 09:00 AM]
"11th Annual ACM Honors(TM)" Returns to CBS for the Second Year
The ACM Honors will be held on Wednesday, August 23 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, and will be produced for television by dick clark productions and broadcast on CBS at a later date.

[05/30/17 - 08:55 AM]
Ovation TV Debuts the U.S. Premiere of "Landscape Artist of the Year" Starting June 28
The network will air two seasons of the series on Wednesday mornings starting at June 28 at 7:00am ET.

[05/29/17 - 08:40 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NASCAR Lead Night in Demos
The network tops the charts among adults 18-49 on an evening full of encores.

[05/29/17 - 02:30 AM]
Netflix Announces Its First Turkish Original Series
Weaving a hero-driven action story with Ottoman and Turkish legend and history, the 10-episode series will be written and produced in Turkey and is expected to launch to Netflix members around the world in 2018.

[05/28/17 - 09:04 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Edges Demo Crown with "Furious 6"
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[05/27/17 - 11:00 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo Honors
The Peacock was the only broadcaster with first-run programming last night.

[05/26/17 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 26
Updates include: Tasya Teles named series regular on The CW's "The 100"; and Floriana Lima conversely won't be back full time on The CW's "Supergirl."

[05/26/17 - 12:31 PM]
Senators-Penguins Game 7 Double-OT Thriller on NBCSN Averages More Than 3 Million Viewers
NBCSN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 25.

[05/26/17 - 10:01 AM]
Disney XD's "Star vs. The Forces of Evil" Two-Hour TV Movie Event to Premiere Saturday, July 15
Season three of the fan-favorite and Annie Award-nominated series is slated to debut this fall.

[05/26/17 - 09:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with "Beat Shazam" Premiere
"Love Connection" likewise helps lead the night among adults 18-49.

[05/26/17 - 09:07 AM]
"Into the Badlands" Closes Its Second Season as a Top Scripted Series on Cable
AMC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[05/26/17 - 08:36 AM]
NBC's 10 P.M. "The Red Nose Day Special" #1 in Timeslot in 18-49 and Improves on Last Year's Telecast by 40% in Demo and 27% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 25.

[05/25/17 - 11:55 PM]
3rd Annual Red Nose Day Raises Over $35 Million for Children in Need, Top Stars Join NBC's Night of Red Nose Day Programming & Live Special
The donation total was calculated after the broadcast finished airing on the West Coast.







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[06/22/18 - 12:59 PM]
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E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 17.

[06/22/18 - 11:56 AM]
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[06/22/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[06/22/18 - 10:08 AM]
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[06/22/18 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Repeats Top Original Competition
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[06/22/18 - 08:14 AM]
NBC Cancels "Timeless," Eyes Wrap Up Movie
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[06/22/18 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Trailer for Netflix Film "How It Ends" - Starring Theo James, Forest Whitaker and Kat Graham
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[06/22/18 - 06:08 AM]
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[06/21/18 - 06:03 PM]
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"Dear White People" is a send-up of the now post "post-racial" America that weaves together a universal story of finding one's own identity and forging a wholly unique path.

[06/21/18 - 05:30 PM]
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The series, featuring John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman as their beloved Conner characters, is set to air Tuesdays (8:00-8:30 p.m.).

[06/21/18 - 03:04 PM]
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[06/21/18 - 02:49 PM]
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[06/21/18 - 02:09 PM]
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[06/21/18 - 02:02 PM]
New Season of Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures" Kicks Off with Record-Setting Ratings
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[06/21/18 - 11:31 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Trio of Movies from Global Best-Selling Author Jane Green for 2019 Movie Event
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