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[06/21/17 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 21
Updates include: Clive Standen, Jennifer Beals only regulars due back on NBC's "Taken"; Michael Esper cast in FX's "Trust"; and Michael Seitzman to run ABC's "Quantico."

[06/21/17 - 07:16 PM]
Netflix Releases Key Art for "Marvel's The Defenders"
The series follows Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Danny Rand/Iron Fist (Finn Jones), a quartet of singular heroes with one common goal - to save New York City.

[06/21/17 - 04:12 PM]
OWN Is Tuesday Night's #1 Cable Network for Women with Season Premieres of "Queen Sugar" and "The Haves and the Have Nots"
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 20.

[06/21/17 - 01:48 PM]
Lifetime Has All Your Summer Viewing Needs Covered
Highlights include new series "Growing Up Supermodel," "So Sharp" and "Little Women LA: Couples Retreat."

[06/21/17 - 01:34 PM]
Whitney. "Can I Be Me" Moves to Friday, August 25 at 9 PM ET/PT on Showtime(R)
On August 26, Showtime will offer the much-anticipated pay-per-view boxing match between undefeated world champion Floyd Mayweather and UFC champion Conor McGregor live from Las Vegas.

[06/21/17 - 12:12 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Season Two of "The Dude Perfect Show" on Saturday, July 22, at 9:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
Upcoming episodes will also feature some of today's biggest athletes and celebrities such as Bethany Hamilton, DeMarcus Ware and Jack Griffo.

[06/21/17 - 10:12 AM]
Golf Channel Announces "Summer of '76," Next Golf Films Project, Premiering Tuesday, July 18 at 9 P.M. ET Ahead of The 146th Open
"Winning The Open in '76 was one of fondest moments of my career," said Johnny Miller.

[06/21/17 - 10:08 AM]
American Ballet Theatre Superstar Misty Copeland Set as Guest Judge on NBC's "World of Dance"
Copeland will be joining for round three of the competition, "The Cut," where the competitors face the deepest and most intense cut of the season.

[06/21/17 - 09:46 AM]
Arlen Escarpeta Joins Cast of Crackle's "The Oath," Executive Produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
He will play the role of Damon Byrd, an undercover FBI agent trying to find his footing.

[06/21/17 - 09:02 AM]
New Cast of Characters Joining Hulu's "Freakish"
Plus: Leo Howard, Liza Koshy, Adam Hicks, Tyler Chase, Meghan Rienks and Melvin Gregg will reprise their roles.

[06/21/17 - 09:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Gifts Viewers with Special Christmas Celebrations in July
New entries include "The Christmas Cure" (July 15) and "Home for Christmas Day" (July 16).

[06/21/17 - 09:01 AM]
David Oyelowo to Voice the Role of Scar in Disney Junior's "The Lion Guard," Which Continues the Epic Storytelling of "The Lion King"
Scar will appear in the flames of a volcano after Simba and Nala's young son, Kion, unwittingly summons him by using the Roar of the Elders in anger.

[06/21/17 - 09:01 AM]
"Big Brother" Announces This Summer's New Twist: "Summer of Temptation"
"Temptation has always been a part of Big Brother but this summer we are testing the Houseguests like never before," said Rich Meehan.

[06/21/17 - 08:39 AM]
Science Channel to Go Live for Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21
Eclipse totality starts on the Oregon coast at about 1:20 PM ET and ends around 2:50 PM ET on the South Carolina coast.

[06/21/17 - 08:32 AM]
FYI to Premiere New Home Design Series "You Can't Turn That Into a House" - Saturday, July 15 at 9:30pm ET
Two Missouri brothers are traveling the country rewriting the rules of home design by taking on the most unconventional, most bizarre, most dangerous run-down structures and transforming them into surprising, ingenious and luxurious dream homes.

[06/21/17 - 08:31 AM]
National Geographic Announces Pablo Picasso to Be Subject of Season Two of Scripted Anthology Series "Genius"
Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Ken Biller, Francie Calfo and Gigi Pritzker will all return as executive producers.

[06/21/17 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Coasts to Another Victory
"America's Got Talent" once again eclipses the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/20/17 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 20
Updates include: Kim Rhodes to star in potential "Supernatural" spin-off; Damon Lindelof in talks for HBO's "Watchmen"; and Tip "T.I." Harris to lead "Atlanta's Most Wanted" at FOX.

[06/20/17 - 01:05 PM]
Lifetime to Air "A Midsummer's Nightmare" Pilot on Friday, July 28
The project is told from the perspective of Elena, a young woman reluctantly drawn into a summer getaway-turned-nightmare.

[06/20/17 - 12:31 PM]
Discovery Sets Out to Find the Next Great Bush Crafter in All-New Series "Bush League" (W/T)
Legendary Bush Master Matt Graham is leading the charge on a whole new level of competition and hosting an elite series of bushcraft summits deep in the wilds of Matt's home state of Utah.

[06/20/17 - 12:01 PM]
Dive Into "SharkFest" with Brand New Jawsome Shark Programming Airing Sunday, July 23 at 8 PM on Nat Geo WILD
In addition, decorated Olympian Ryan Lochte makes a splash to help spread the word about the most sharks per square inch on television.

[06/20/17 - 11:59 AM]
EPIX Announces Slate of New Original Specials
The previously announced documentary, Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image, will debut on Wednesday, June 21.

[06/20/17 - 11:32 AM]
Daniel Henney Joins the Cast of "Criminal Minds"
Henney will continue in his role as Special Agent Matt Simmons, which he played for two seasons on "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders."

[06/20/17 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth" on Friday, July 7 at 9 PM ET/PT
Griffin's hilarious special is the third standalone comedy event from the stars of the network's newest drama series "I'm Dying Up Here."

[06/20/17 - 10:58 AM]
#1 U.S. Drama "NCIS" Named the Most Watched Drama in the World
This evening at the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival, CBS' global powerhouse series received the prestigious 12th International Television Audience Award for a Drama TV Series.

[06/20/17 - 10:31 AM]
Hallmark Channel Topples Competition Scoring #1 Rated Spot in Primetime on Saturday for Second Consecutive Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of June 12-18.

[06/20/17 - 10:21 AM]
ABC Statement Regarding "Bachelor in Paradise"
The series will resume production and will air this summer on ABC.

[06/20/17 - 10:04 AM]
Spike TV's Hit Series "Bar Rescue" Starring Jon Taffer Returns with New Episodes Beginning Sunday, July 2 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT
"Bar Rescue" will feature additional bars in Las Vegas, NV, Los Angeles, CA, and Chicago, IL throughout the rest of the season.

[06/20/17 - 10:03 AM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere Brand-New SpongeBob SquarePants Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom"
The special will premiere in October 2017 on Nickelodeon.

[06/20/17 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Renews "The Young and the Restless" for Three More Years and "The Price Is Right" for an Additional Two Seasons
"From 30 consecutive years of being #1 in the ratings, to another year as the most honored Network at the Daytime Emmys, our lineup of talk, game shows and dramas connects with our audience like no one else," said Angelica McDaniel.

[06/20/17 - 09:47 AM]
Professional Grill Masters Face Off for $50,000 Grand Prize in Return of "Chopped Grill Masters"
"Professional chefs competing to create unique and decadent dishes in a finite amount of time, using mystery ingredients is difficult enough," said Courtney White.

[06/20/17 - 09:46 AM]
Video: Finale of "The Leftovers" Available on YouTube for One Week
Mimi Leder helmed the installment from a teleplay by Tom Perrotta & Damon Lindelof.

[06/20/17 - 09:37 AM]
FOX Sports Signs Former Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Ray Lewis
"Ray is passionate, incisive and has the ability to ignite thought-provoking discussions," said Whit Albohm.

[06/20/17 - 09:16 AM]
HBO Sports(R) Announces Renewed Partnership with "Real Sports" Correspondent Soledad O'Brien
"For the past four years, Soledad has delivered as a unique voice for the Real Sports franchise," said Joe Perskie.

[06/20/17 - 08:45 AM]
FOX Sports' Presentation of 117th U.S. Open Championship Scores More Than 26 Million Viewers
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its U.S. Open coverage to date.

[06/20/17 - 08:31 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Total Viewers, Demos
"American Ninja Warrior" and "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge" push the Peacock on top in both categories.

[06/20/17 - 08:14 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents a Special 4-Night Event "The Jury Speaks" Beginning Saturday, July 22 at 9PM ET/PT
The new true crime series reexamines some of the most high-profile and controversial cases in history through the eyes of the people who served on the original jury.

[06/20/17 - 08:12 AM]
DIY Network Greenlights New Series "Wood Work" Starring Craftsman Clint Harp
The Waco-based series, which has been greenlighted for six half-hour episodes, will follow Harp, his wife Kelly and their team as they rescue wood from scrap piles and broken-down structures, building brand new custom creations with old soul.

[06/20/17 - 08:04 AM]
Star-Studded "CMT Crossroads" with Grammy(R) Award-Winning Group Earth, Wind & Fire and Friends Premieres Friday, June 23 at 10PM ET/PT
Showcasing Earth, Wind & Fire's successful catalogue of timeless hits, the musical event drew a packed crowd to downtown Nashville where the iconic funk band proved the ability of their music to transcend any era or genre.

[06/20/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: It's GLOW Time! Go Behind the Scenes of the Netflix Original Series "GLOW"
The comedy series launches this Friday, June 23 on the streaming service.

[06/19/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 19
Updates include: Jacki Weaver to star in TNT's "The Deep Mad Dark"; USA passes on drama pilot "The Tap"; and CBS to burn off remaining "Doubt" episodes on Saturday nights.

[06/19/17 - 02:16 PM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" Returns with R&B Superstar Keyshia Cole
Cole joins the cast alongside several newcomers and returning series veterans striving to claim their place as Hollywood's elite.

[06/19/17 - 02:01 PM]
TBS Sets Aug. 3 for Series Premiere of Greg Garcia's New Comedy Series "The Guest Book"
"The Guest Book" emerged from Emmy(R) winner and series creator Greg Garcia's habit of writing fictitious stories in the guest books of various rental cabins in an effort to freak out the next renters.

[06/19/17 - 01:43 PM]
Viola Davis' and Julius Tennon's Juvee Productions Celebrates Juneteenth with Original Short-Form Comedy "American Koko" Now Live on ABC.com and the ABC App
Also on tap are the animated comedy "Ginger Snaps" from Warner Bros. Television Group's Blue Ribbon Content and the off-beat "The Off Season."

[06/19/17 - 12:56 PM]
CNN's "The History of Comedy" Returns Sunday, July 16
The series returns with an episode about racial humor and how comedy about shared experiences can cross cultural barriers.

[06/19/17 - 12:42 PM]
The Curse Returns: "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Is Back for a Second Season
Look for the first of eight all-new episodes Monday, July 10 at 10:00/9:00c on Destination America.

[06/19/17 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2017-18 Season
Said dates run from Monday, September 25 ("The Voice," "The Brave") through Friday, October 27 ("Blindspot"); plus two-hour "Dateline NBC" on Fridays pushes "Taken" to midseason.

[06/19/17 - 12:05 PM]
"Atypical" Arrives to Netflix August 11
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Keir Gilchrist are mother and son in Netflix's new heartfelt comedy series, a coming-of-age story from the point-of-view of Sam (played by Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum.

[06/19/17 - 12:01 PM]
The Two-Hour Series Finale of Freeform's Hit Original Series "Pretty Little Liars," Airs Tuesday, June 27, and Will Be Followed by a One-Hour Tell-All Special
Stars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell and Sasha Pieterse, as well as executive producer I. Marlene King, will sit down for an hour-long unbarred and uncensored tell-all after-show.

[06/19/17 - 10:51 AM]
FX Staging Pop Up for New Series "Snowfall"
Set in the early 1980s, Snowfall explores the genesis of the crack cocaine epidemic and its wider impact on the culture.







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[10/19/17 - 12:50 PM]
"2017 CMT Artists of the Year" Special Soars to New Ratings Highs and Ranks as Most Watched in Event History
CMT spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 18.

[10/19/17 - 12:06 PM]
AMC Launches New Virtual Reality App, AMC VR, with Brand-New "The Walking Dead" VR Content
Additionally, timed to "The Walking Dead's" 100th episode, AMC VR will debut an extended 360-degree bonus scene from the Season 8 premiere starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Seth Gilliam.

[10/19/17 - 12:03 PM]
American Heroes Channel and Time Inc.'s People(R) Present the 2017 Red Bandanna Hero Award to Combat Wounded Coalition Founder Lt. Jason Redman
A television special produced by Time Inc. Productions, "9/11 Hero: The Red Bandanna Legacy" will also highlight three Red Bandanna Heroes when it premieres on AHC on Saturday, October 28.

[10/19/17 - 11:59 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces the Launch of "Countdown to Christmas" Fantasy Game
Viewers who play the game will have the opportunity to take their enthusiasm for their favorite Hallmark Channel holiday movies and play for the top prize of $20,000.

[10/19/17 - 11:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Nominees Robert and Michelle King to Executive Produce "Your Honor" for Showtime(R)
The project is a legal thriller that rips through all strata of Chicago society.

[10/19/17 - 10:56 AM]
Investigation Discovery (ID), America's #1 True Crime Network, Kicks Off Its Scripted Strand with World Premieres of "Dating Game Killer" and "Final Vision"
Guillermo Diaz and Carrie Preston star in the former while Scott Foley and Dave Annable lead the latter.

[10/19/17 - 10:34 AM]
WGN America Sets "Bellevue" Premiere Date for Tuesday January 23, 2018
The eight-episode, one-hour series stars Academy(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Anna Paquin as Detective Annie Ryder, Shawn Doyle as Police Chief Peter Welland and Allen Leech as Eddie Roe.

[10/19/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Better Things" Renewed for Third Season - Peabody-Winning Comedy Series Returns to FX in 2018
"'Better Things' success is testament to the creative genius of Pamela Adlon as a writer, director and actor," said Eric Schrier.

[10/19/17 - 09:47 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Gold Rush" Finds Ratings Gold with Season 8 Premiere
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, October 13.

[10/19/17 - 08:30 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Netflix's "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond"
The film is director Chris Smith's fascinating deep dive into actor Jim Carrey's time spent portraying famed and complicated comedian Andy Kaufman.

[10/19/17 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Off the Demo Competition
The network's flagship drama is down week-to-week among adults 18-49.

[10/19/17 - 08:06 AM]
HGTV Stars Chip and Joanna Gaines Return for Season Five of "Fixer Upper" on Tuesday, November 21, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
In May 2018, Joanna and Chip also will star in a new spin-off series, "Fixer Upper: Behind the Design."

[10/19/17 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Second Trailer for "Marvel's The Punisher" and Reveals Launch Date
The Jon Bernthal-led drama will roll out Friday, November 17 on the streaming service.

[10/19/17 - 07:03 AM]
Video: Trailer for "Jean-Claude Van Johnson" Now Available
Look for Amazon Prime Video's latest original on Friday, December 15.

[10/18/17 - 04:46 PM]
CBS Renews Summer Thriller "Salvation" for Season Two
The series stars Santiago Cabrera, Jennifer Finnigan, Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers, Rachel Drance and Ian Anthony Dale.