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[08/01/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 1
Updates include: Jean Villepique joins NBC's "A.P. Bio"; Emma Roberts bound for FX's "American Horror Story"; and Allison Williams to drop by "Patrick Melrose" at Showtime.

[08/01/17 - 05:41 PM]
New Key Art for "Star Trek: Discovery" Unveiled
The newest edition of the "Star Trek" franchise set to premiere in the U.S. on CBS All Access Sunday, September 24, following a broadcast premiere on the CBS Television Network.

[08/01/17 - 05:40 PM]
Audra McDonald Joins the Cast of "The Good Fight" as a Series Regular on CBS All Access
McDonald will reprise her popular role of Liz Lawrence, the tough United States attorney she played on "The Good Wife."

[08/01/17 - 05:33 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Three New Original Series
Highlights include "Strange Angel," based on George Pendle's book of the same name, explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction.

[08/01/17 - 03:30 PM]
OWN Announces New Docu-Series "Black Love" Set to Premiere Tuesday, August 29 at 10 PM ET/PT
Viola Davis, Meagan Good, Tia Mowry, Erica Campbell, Vanessa Bell Calloway and Chris Spencer are among those featured.

[08/01/17 - 10:47 AM]
TLC Begins Casting for the Return of Popular Series "Four Weddings"
The brand-new season will feature four friends or family members who are all planning to get married in 2017.

[08/01/17 - 10:23 AM]
Guy Fieri Puts Eight Celebrity Superstar Chefs to the Test in the Flavortown Market on "Guy's Grocery Games: Superstars"
In this thrilling five-week tournament, Guy Fieri will give eight of America's superstar chefs the chance to win $40,000 for their favorite charity.

[08/01/17 - 09:54 AM]
Love Is in the Air at WE tv - Network Debuts "Love Blows," Featuring Windy City Matchmaking Family
The show will air after "Million Dollar Matchmaker," starring Patti Stanger, on Friday nights beginning August 25.

[08/01/17 - 09:47 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces "Best in Show Shelter Dog Championship" Premiering February 2018
Rather than relying on the arbitrary areas of conformation, money, color and size, "Best in Show Shelter Dog Championship" will focus on the heartfelt traits and benefits of mixed breeds who typically live longer and healthier lives.

[08/01/17 - 08:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split Demo Crown in Tight Race
Just 38,000 viewers separates said broadcasters last night.

[08/01/17 - 08:01 AM]
"One of Us," From the Oscar-Nominated Filmmakers of "Jesus Camp," Premieres at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival
The film will launch in all 190 countries that Netflix is available later this Fall.

[08/01/17 - 08:00 AM]
Great American Country Orders More "Going RV"
The new season will premiere in January 2018.

[08/01/17 - 07:30 AM]
Showtime Documentary Films to World Premiere "Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars" and "Love Means Zero" at 2017 Toronto International Film Festival
These two films join the esteemed Showtime Documentary Films portfolio that focuses on the lives and legacies of culture-defining and at times controversial figures.

[08/01/17 - 07:05 AM]
Nick Cannon to Host Nickelodeon's "Lip Sync Battle Shorties"
He'll replace Sarah Hyland from the backdoor pilot special.

[08/01/17 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for "Mindhunter"- Premiering October 13
Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany star in the drama, from director David Fincher.

[07/31/17 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 31
Updates include: Marlee Matlin reports to ABC's "Quantico"; Laura Benanti upped to regular on "The Detour" at TBS; and Noah Bean tapped for arc on Hulu's "Shut Eye."

[07/31/17 - 05:32 PM]
Carol Burnett Comes to Netflix with "A Little Help"
Featuring pint-sized opinions from a panel of straight-talking 4-8-year-olds, Carol and her guests will reveal how a different generation solves life's biggest dilemmas.

[07/31/17 - 04:36 PM]
"Superstition" TV Series from XLrator Media & MVPTV Starts Principal Photography, Announces Cast
The 12-episode series will debut this fall on Syfy.

[07/31/17 - 03:45 PM]
TV Land's "Younger" Soars to Season Highs Across Net's Target Demos
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 26.

[07/31/17 - 02:39 PM]
MTV's "TRL" Franchise to Debut Monday, October 2nd - Daily Show Will Air Live from Expanded Times Square Studio
"TRL" will feature a cast of five rotating hosts including D.C. Young Fly, Erik Zachary, Amy Pham, Tamara Dhia and Lawrence Jackson.

[07/31/17 - 02:16 PM]
The Elongated Man Stretches onto "The Flash"
Hartley Sawyer will be stepping into the recurring role of Ralph Dibny, better known as the Elongated Man, next season.

[07/31/17 - 12:33 PM]
WGN America Secures the U.S. Rights to Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Films' Gripping Original Series "Bellevue," Starring Academy Award Winner Anna Paquin, Premiering Early 2018
Welcome to "Bellevue" - a small town with big secrets. 20 years ago the murder of a young woman traumatized the community. Now the killer is back. Or is he?

[07/31/17 - 11:46 AM]
J.R. Ramirez Joins "Marvel's Jessica Jones"
Ramirez plays Oscar, a devoted single father who moves into Jessica's building as the new superintendent.

[07/31/17 - 10:32 AM]
NBC Revises Fall Premiere Dates for "The Good Place," "The Blacklist"
The former will now return with a special one-hour episode immediately following the two-hour season finale of "America's Got Talent."

[07/31/17 - 10:30 AM]
Nia Long Joins the Cast of "NCIS: Los Angeles"
Long will play the team's new executive assistant director, Shay Mosely.

[07/31/17 - 10:16 AM]
CBS Corporation and Imagine Television form Strategic Partnership
Imagine recently announced an independent $100 million co-financing deal with TVB Ventures for the development and production of television projects.

[07/31/17 - 10:15 AM]
Starz Developing Best-Selling Novel "Sweetbitter" Into Series
The half-hour drama is based on the national best-selling book of the same name written by Stephanie Danler, who has also written the script for the first episode.

[07/31/17 - 09:57 AM]
"30 for 30" Documentary on 1988 Dallas Carter High School Football Team Airs August 24 on ESPN
With 21 players who were offered college scholarships and several who went on to the NFL, Carter took on the best that Texas had to offer, including the Odessa Permian team that inspired Friday Night Lights.

[07/31/17 - 08:45 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Win Streak
The Eye was won the night among adults 18-49 for five consecutive weeks.

[07/31/17 - 08:41 AM]
Video: Go Behind the Scenes of a Typical "Atypical" Family
The Netflix series is a coming of age story told from the unique perspective of Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum as he searches for love and independence.

[07/31/17 - 08:01 AM]
Hasbro and Netflix Announce New Original Series "Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters"
Featured voices include Steven Yeun, Scott Menville, Ogie Banks, Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day.

[07/31/17 - 08:01 AM]
Cartoon Network Takes Fans Behind the Scenes with Official "Steven Universe" Podcast
The podcast explores the creative process behind the series, the critically acclaimed music, and much more.

[07/30/17 - 11:34 AM]
PBS Kids Announces New Series "Luna Around the World," Premiering Fall 2018
This new multiplatform series will debut nationwide in fall 2018 on PBS stations, the new 24/7 PBS Kids channel and PBS Kids digital platforms.

[07/30/17 - 11:33 AM]
"Civilizations," a PBS and BBC Co-Production, to Premiere Spring 2018
The new nine-part series tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day - for the first time on a global scale.

[07/30/17 - 11:32 AM]
PBS Celebrates the Joy of Reading with "The Great American Read" (w.t.)
Beginning with a two-hour kick-off event in May, the high-energy, hosted documentary special will feature appearances by celebrities and everyday Americans passionately advocating for and explaining their personal connections to their favorite books.

[07/30/17 - 08:34 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Dateline" Lead Low Key Night
The Peacock wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/29/17 - 02:49 PM]
Comedy Is "Back" This October with New Sundance Now Co-Production from Oscar Nominee and "Veep" Co-Writer Simon Blackwell
It premieres on Sundance Now in fall 2017 and will premiere on SundanceTV later in 2018.

[07/29/17 - 02:48 PM]
Sundance Now Acquires Chilling New Mini-Series "Rillington Place"
Starring Samantha Morton and Tim Roth, the three-part scripted drama explores the life of serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place, London in the 1940s and 1950s.

[07/29/17 - 02:47 PM]
Sundance Now Announces a September 14th Premiere for Its New Original Series, "Riviera"
The hit 10-part series premiered to impressive numbers in the U.K. and has garnered critical acclaim.

[07/29/17 - 02:46 PM]
SundanceTV's New Psychological Thriller "Liar" to Premiere Wednesday, September 27 at 10/9c
"Liar" introduces Laura Nielson (Joanne Froggatt) a bright and dedicated teacher, and Andrew Earlham (Ioan Gruffudd), a renowned surgeon whose son is a student at Laura's school.

[07/29/17 - 02:45 PM]
Sundance TV to Air "Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders" as Two-Night Special Event on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19
The series focuses on the infamous crime that shocked the nation and was chronicled in Truman Capote's seminal book, In Cold Blood.

[07/29/17 - 02:44 PM]
SundanceTV to Premiere "Top of the Lake: China Girl" as Three-Night Special Event Starting Sunday, September 10 at 9p/8c
The network will present two hours of the six-hour story back-to-back each night with an encore presentation immediately following.

[07/29/17 - 02:43 PM]
CBC and SundanceTV Greenlight Tainted Blood Miniseries "Unspeakable"
"Unspeakable" chronicles the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada in the early 1980s and the tragedy that resulted after thousands of people were unnecessarily infected by tainted blood.

[07/29/17 - 02:39 PM]
AMC Greenlights New Original Series "Dietland"
Set against the backdrop of the beauty industry, this part-character drama and part-revenge fantasy will explore society's obsession with weight loss and beauty in a bold, original and funny way.

[07/29/17 - 02:38 PM]
AMC Announces Year-Round Documentary Series - "AMC Visionaries" - Focused on Masters of Their Craft Telling the Untold Stories Behind Their Genre
Previously announced series now falling under the "AMC Visionaries" banner include "AMC Visionaries: Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics" and "AMC Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction."

[07/29/17 - 02:37 PM]
AMC Extends Relationships with Key Creative Partners
These seven scripted projects for potential series consideration are among a broad number of projects currently being developed as part of AMC's "scripts-to-series" model.

[07/29/17 - 10:01 AM]
IFC Announces Development Slate
IFC has today announced 11 new comedy projects as part of their development slate for 2018 series consideration including a new scripted half hour executive produced by Oliver Platt.

[07/29/17 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos for Seventh Consecutive Week
The Peacock edges second place ABC among adults 18-49.

[07/28/17 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 28
Updates include: Michael Emerson to recur on Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle"; Kelly Stables tapped for NBC's "Superstore"; and Usman Ally scores arc on USA's "Suits."

[07/28/17 - 02:32 PM]
Video: Starz Releases New "Outlander" Video and "Howards End" Images at TCA
The former returns Sunday, September 10 while the latter is due in 2018.







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[08/22/17 - 11:19 AM]
AMC Announces Casting for Upcoming Series "Lodge 49"
Brent Jennings, Sonya Cassidy, Linda Emond, David Pasquesi and Eric Allan Kramer will join the previously announced Wyatt Russell.

[08/22/17 - 10:45 AM]
Spellbinding Sweets Fill the New Season of "Halloween Baking Championship" Hosted by Comedian John Henson
Carla Hall, Lorraine Pascale and Zac Young will serve as a judges on the new season.

[08/22/17 - 10:30 AM]
"Game of Thrones" Season Finale Debuts This Sunday, Aug. 27
The network notes said installment's total running time is 79 minutes, 43 seconds.

[08/22/17 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Developing a Series Under the Working Title "Black Samurai" with Jerry Bruckheimer Television, RZA's Wu Films, Starring Academy Award(R) Winner Common
The series will follow the character of Robert Sand (Common), a highly-trained American Army Ranger whose life is transformed when he meets a legendary Japanese master who invites him to train as a samurai.

[08/22/17 - 10:00 AM]
Nationwide Casting Call Underway for the Role of "Ralphie Parker" in FOX's Live Musical Production of "A Christmas Story"
"Ralphie" is a bright, but not precocious, nine-year-old boy whose only dream is to get a Red Ryder Range Model Carbine Action BB Gun for Christmas.

[08/22/17 - 09:39 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Key Art & Trailer for "Strong Island"
The film will launch on Netflix and in limited theatrical release on September 15.

[08/22/17 - 09:29 AM]
"Jerry Before Seinfeld" Premieres Globally on Netflix September 19
In the hour-long special, Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Comic Strip in New York City for an intimate stand-up set at the club that helped launch his career.

[08/22/17 - 09:09 AM]
Oxygen Media Uncovers "Criminal Confessions" from Executive Producer Dick Wolf Premiering Sunday, October 1 at 7PM ET/PT
The series delves into the psychological showdown that transpires inside actual police interrogation rooms between investigators and suspects and dissects what it takes to yield a confession.

[08/22/17 - 09:05 AM]
MTV Scares Up a Second Season of "Fear Factor" with Ludacris
The 20-episode order of "Fear Factor" from Endemol Shine North America is slated to premiere in 2018.

[08/22/17 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Sean Combs and Mark Wahlberg Double Down on Mayweather vs McGregor Showtime PPV(R) Event
The pay channel has released a new video where superstars Combs and Wahlberg are following up on their previous Mayweather vs. Pacquiao wager.

[08/22/17 - 09:01 AM]
Morgan Freeman to Be Honored with 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award
Given annually to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession," the SAG Life Achievement Award will join Freeman's exceptional catalog of preeminent industry and public honors.

[08/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts Despite News Disruption
The Peacock once again wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/17 - 08:10 AM]
Chris Hansen Is Back to Unravel the Truth and Emotions Behind Every Homicide in Investigation Discovery's New Season of "Killer Instinct"
New episodes kick off Tuesday, September 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/22/17 - 07:42 AM]
It's a Fall Filled with Family, Friends and Frenemies When Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Returns with a Supersized Premiere on Wednesday, October 4 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for another roller-coaster ride are Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Dolores Catania, and Siggy Flicker, who are joined by new housewife Margaret Josephs.

[08/22/17 - 07:02 AM]
Travel Channel's Josh Gates Embarks on a Worldwide Expedition Searching for Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life in Four-Part Special Event
"Expedition Unknown: Hunt for Extraterrestrials" begins Wednesday, October 4 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.