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[08/07/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 7
Updates include: Marika Dominczyk to exit "Grey's Anatomy"; Tanika Ray returning to "Extra"; and Ana Ortiz to recur on "The Mindy Project."

[08/07/17 - 06:30 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Fall Comedy Slate, Sets Premiere Dates for New Season of "Shameless" and New Series "White Famous" and "SMILF"
The Jay Pharoah-led "White Famous" will kick things off on Sunday, October 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/07/17 - 02:55 PM]
NFL Network Announces Subjects for New Seasons of "A Football Life" and "The Timeline"
The series return Friday, September 15 and September 21, respectively.

[08/07/17 - 02:45 PM]
Showtime Offers Direct-to-Consumer Purchase for Mayweather vs. McGregor
The fight will be available for purchase on the Showtime PPV website and through the Showtime PPV app in the Apple App store in the coming days.

[08/07/17 - 02:32 PM]
CBS All Access to Expand Globally
CBS All Access, the Company's digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, will launch initially in Canada in the first half of 2018, with other markets to follow.

[08/07/17 - 02:12 PM]
Premiere of Disney's "Descendants 2" Posts 10.9 Million Total Viewers in L+7, Joins "Descendants" as the Top 2 Cable TV Telecasts in Four Years Among Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 21.

[08/07/17 - 01:52 PM]
"Younger" Has Most-Watched Episode in Series History; Reaches New Season Highs
TV Land further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 2.

[08/07/17 - 01:09 PM]
Video: MTV Unveils Star-Studded Performer Line-Up for 2017 "VMAs"
Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, Lorde, Katy Perry, The Weeknd, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Shawn Mendes are all on tap.

[08/07/17 - 12:37 PM]
Crackle Gets Haunted with All-New October 5th Original Holiday Special, "SuperMansion: Drag Me to Halloween," Starring Bryan Cranston, Keegan-Michael Key and Jillian Bell
Special guests include comedians Lake Bell as Millicent and Phil LaMarr who will voice Hugh Dorvaks.

[08/07/17 - 12:36 PM]
Video: Crackle Releases New Trailer and Key Art for Sophomore Season of the Network's Original Drama Series, "StartUp" to Debut Thursday, September 28th
In addition, the free, AVOD service shared plans to release an interactive and immersive virtual reality experience based on the series to debut on PlayStation(R) VR and other platforms later fall.

[08/07/17 - 12:01 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Renews Hit Drama Series "Greenleaf" from Lionsgate for Season Three
Previously announced, the second half of season two will return with a two-night premiere on Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16.

[08/07/17 - 11:08 AM]
"Diesel Brothers" Returns to Discovery Channel
Heavy D, Diesel Dave, The Muscle and Red Beard, along with the rest of the Diselsellerz crew are bringing you bigger builds, awesome truck giveaways, and more hilarious pranks in the all new season.

[08/07/17 - 10:37 AM]
American Heroes Channel Explores Hitler's Engineering of Nazi Germany in All-New Series "Project Nazi: The Blueprints of Evil"
Premiering Wednesday, August 9, the six-part series delves into the construction of Nazi Germany, closely examining the propaganda, posters and products used to propel Hitler into a state of absolute power.

[08/07/17 - 10:10 AM]
TNT's "Major Crimes" Returns on Oct. 31
The series faces its three most challenging cases, struggling to solve mysteries mired in complex political conflicts having little to do with identifying and arresting murderers.

[08/07/17 - 10:02 AM]
Nickelodeon and Nelvana's CG-Animated Fantasy Series "Mysticons," Premieres Monday, August 28, at 4 p.m. (ET/PT)
Created and executive produced by Sean Jara, "Mysticons" is a contemporary urban fantasy series about four girls from different walks of life who are transformed into the legendary Mysticons.

[08/07/17 - 09:32 AM]
TLC Finishes July #1 on Sunday Amongst All Women and as the #5 Ad-Supported Cable Network in Prime for Women 25-54
TLC further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/07/17 - 09:15 AM]
"From Not to Hot" Renewed for a Second Season, Mama June's Epic Transformation to Continue on WE tv
Season one of "Mama June: From Not to Hot" debuted earlier this year and remains cable's number one new reality show of 2017.

[08/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery Renews "The Real Story with Maria Elena Salinas" for a Second Season
The series follows Univision News anchor and investigative journalist Maria Elena Salinas as she uncovers new evidence, unheard perspectives, and updates to national headline-making crimes to see what the media originally missed.

[08/07/17 - 08:39 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Take Home Demo Crown
The Eye's summer mainstay is once again up week-to-week and year-to-year.

[08/07/17 - 08:31 AM]
Bobby Flay Joined at Home by Damaris Phillips for Food, Cocktails and Laughs in Brand-New Daytime Series "The Bobby and Damaris Show"
This September, Bobby opens his home to viewers and, along with his friend Damaris Phillips, the two cook together and chat up a storm in the new series.

[08/07/17 - 08:01 AM]
OWN Expands the Network's Popular "SuperSoul" Programming with New Podcast "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations"
For the week of August 7, "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations" will roll out with two episodes each day on Apple Podcasts.

[08/07/17 - 06:03 AM]
Netflix Acquires Millarworld
Together, Netflix and Mark Millar will bring Millarworld's portfolio of critically and fan-acclaimed character franchises to life through films, series and kids' shows available exclusively to Netflix members globally.

[08/07/17 - 06:01 AM]
FX Networks Partners with Comcast to Launch a New Television Service on September 5th
FX+ will launch on September 5th and Xfinity TV customers can add the new service to their video package for $5.99 per month.

[08/07/17 - 05:54 AM]
ID Ranks #1 for Both P25-54 and W25-54 Year-to-Date
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/06/17 - 10:07 AM]
ABC's "The $100,000 Pyramid" and "Celebrity Family Feud" Receive Additional Season Greenlights
They join the previously announced season three pickup of "Match Game."

[08/06/17 - 09:00 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Edges Competition in Viewers, Demos
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" paves the way to victory for the Peacock.

[08/06/17 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Heads Back to Brooklyn on Monday, October 16-Friday, October 20
The show will tape before a live audience from the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Howard Gilman Opera House.

[08/06/17 - 08:32 AM]
The "2017 American Music Awards" Returns With a Live Broadcast on Sunday, November 19, on ABC
Nominees are based on key fan interactions as reflected in Billboard Magazine and on Billboard.com, including album and digital song sales, radio airplay, streaming, social activity and touring.

[08/06/17 - 08:31 AM]
Alec Baldwin Returns for Season Three of ABC's Hit Game Show "Match Game" and Signs First-Look Deal with ABC Studios
"Alec's quick wit, charm and star power set the stage for an unadulterated and can't-miss hour of television each week on 'Match Game,'" said Channing Dungey.

[08/05/17 - 02:20 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Got Talent" Encore
The Peacock edges the competition in both categories.

[08/04/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 4
Updates include: Meagan Good to visit "White Famous" at Showtime; Jeff Ward to recur on "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; and Abigail Spencer lands arc on "Grey's Anatomy."

[08/04/17 - 03:24 PM]
Warner Bros. Digital Networks Officially Unveils Stage 13, a Fresh and Fearless Digital Content Brand Creating Opportunities for New Multicultural Voices
Stage 13 will launch in October via YouTube, Facebook and at Stage13.com, with monthly series premieres.

[08/04/17 - 01:23 PM]
Hallmark Channel Celebrates Summer with the Return of Hit Series "Chesapeake Shores" and 5 All New Original Movies
"Love at the Shore" kicks things off this Saturday, August 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/04/17 - 12:49 PM]
Amazon Original Series "The Romanoffs," Created by Matthew Weiner, Sets Guest Cast
"The Romanoffs" is a one-hour contemporary anthology series set around the globe featuring separate stories about people who believe themselves to be descendants of the Russian royal family.

[08/04/17 - 12:46 PM]
Miley Cyrus to Accept "Ultimate Choice" Award on "Teen Choice 2017," Live, Sunday, August 13, on FOX
Cyrus is one of six artists/performers in Teen Choice history to be honored with this award and is nominated for four additional Teen Choice awards this year.

[08/04/17 - 12:32 PM]
Video: USA Network's "Mr. Robot" Reveals New Season 3 Trailer and Sets Fall Return for October 11
The premiere date, along with the first image of Bobby Cannavale's highly-anticipated character Irving and an exclusive Season 3 trailer, were unmasked through a social media scavenger hunt orchestrated by the network.

[08/04/17 - 10:01 AM]
Production Is Underway on a Relaunch of Disney Channel's Docu-Series "Bug Juice"
Production is currently underway in Waterford, Maine, for a scheduled debut in early 2018.

[08/04/17 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Opens on Top for NBC
The Peacock easily wins the evening in all categories.

[08/04/17 - 07:01 AM]
Ralph Macchio and William Zabka Reprise their Signature Roles from "The Karate Kid" in an All-New Series "Cobra Kai"
The 10-episode, half-hour series, coming to YouTube Red in 2018, reimagines one of Hollywood's most popular tales of rivalry and redemption.

[08/03/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 3
Updates include: Sylvester Stallone to drop by NBC's "This Is Us"; Teagan Croft first to be cast in DC's "Titans"; and ABC formally postpones "The Little Mermaid Live!"

[08/03/17 - 09:44 PM]
Netflix Announces First Chinese Language Original Series: "Bardo"
The eight-episode series is a jailbreak thriller with a karmic dimension, and it will be available to all Netflix members around the world at the same time.

[08/03/17 - 04:54 PM]
CNBC Announces Fall Lineup; Greenlights New Series and Returning Favorites; Expands Development Slate
"The Profit," "Adventure Capitalists" and "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" will be joined by newcomer "The Job Interview" this fall.

[08/03/17 - 02:26 PM]
Freeform Fans Fuel Season Two Pickup of "Famous in Love"
The series will return with all-new heart-racing (and heart-stopping) drama-filled episodes.

[08/03/17 - 01:52 PM]
BET Networks Is Giving You Life with a Brand New Fall Lineup of Edgy Comedies from Your Favorite Stars
Newcomers include "Gucci Mane & Keyshia Ka'oir: The Mane Event," premiering Tuesday, October 17.

[08/03/17 - 01:40 PM]
Video: New "Will & Grace" Promo Released & Additional Season Pickup, Plus 4 New Episodes for Season 1
The now 16-episode event begins Thursday, September 28 on NBC.

[08/03/17 - 12:04 PM]
"Tim & Faith: Soul2Soul" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on November 17 at 9 PM ET/PT
The tour documentary includes live performances from their Soul2Soul tour, as well as unprecedented access to Tim and Faith.

[08/03/17 - 10:58 AM]
History Premieres Event Series "The Cars That Made America" with Dale Earnhardt Jr. August 13 as Part of "Car Week" Debut
Look for special themed installments of "American Pickers," "Counting Cars" and "Pawn Stars."

[08/03/17 - 09:33 AM]
Dave Annable and Gil Birmingham Join the Cast of "Yellowstone"
"Yellowstone" is set to begin production this August in Utah and will premiere on Paramount Network in Summer 2018.

[08/03/17 - 09:26 AM]
NBC Commits to Foster Female Directors with Goal of Gender Parity Across Scripted Series
The new program will give 10 female directors the opportunity to shadow up to three episodes of an NBC series, culminating in an in-season commitment to direct at least one episode of the series she shadows.

[08/03/17 - 09:05 AM]
Netflix Announces All-New True-Crime Satire "American Vandal"
"American Vandal" is a half-hour true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.







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[04/18/18 - 06:01 PM]
National Geographic Announces Mary Shelley, Creator of Frankenstein's Monster, As the Subject for Third Season of Critically Acclaimed Scripted Anthology Series "Genius"
A brilliant thinker, radical intellectual and proto-feminist, Mary Shelley (1797-1851) brought to life one of the most enduring stories of the modern age while still a teenager.

[04/18/18 - 05:16 PM]
"Brockmire" Recognized by The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum... Really
The iconic plaid sport coat and microphone from the original comedy series have been accepted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's collection and are now on display in Cooperstown, N.Y.

[04/18/18 - 04:58 PM]
NBC Pulls "Taken" from Friday Lineup for Expanded "Dateline"
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[04/18/18 - 04:39 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires 2018 Sundance and SXSW Winner "Science Fair"
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[04/18/18 - 04:38 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 04:37 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Innovative Docu-Series: "In Their Own Words" (WT) from Peabody- and Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Director Tom Jennings
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[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
National Geographic's Critically Acclaimed Legacy Series "Explorer" to Return to the Network This Fall
The new season, currently in production, will premiere on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages.

[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
A+E Networks Inks Overall Production and First-Look Development Deal with Award-Winning Journalist Elizabeth Vargas
The centerpiece of the agreement will make Vargas the face of the network's new nonfiction primetime journalistic banner A&E Investigates(TM).

[04/18/18 - 12:29 PM]
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Shooting on location in Fiji, the movie is set to premiere during the network's upcoming, annual "Summer Nights" programming event that celebrates the fun of the season.

[04/18/18 - 12:01 PM]
Velocity Is the New Home in the U.S. and Canada for Live Flag-to-Flag Coverage of the Iconic "24 Hours of Le Mans"
Under the agreement, Velocity and Motor Trend will also live broadcast the full FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) "Super Season", which begins with the Spa-Francorchamps event this May.

[04/18/18 - 11:05 AM]
Sundance Now Greenlights Second Season of Original Relationship Dramedy "This Close"
"This Close" will begin production on its eight-episode second season in summer 2018 in Los Angeles.

[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Reinvents "Yo! MTV Raps" Across Linear and Digital Platforms Kicking Off with 30th Anniversary Live Event at Barclays Center on June 1st
Tickets to the show go on sale on Friday, April 20 at 10AM ET.

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Season 43 with an All-Star Line-Up and Three Back-to-Back Shows
Amy Schumer (May 12) and Tina Fey (May 19) will join the previously announced host Donald Glover (May 5).

[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces 11 More Series Renewals for 2018-2019
Combined with previously announced pickups, CBS has now renewed 17 series for next year, including its entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups.

[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
Syfy Picks Up Image's Killer High School Comic "Deadly Class" to Series
The story is set in the counter-culture of the late 1980s and tells the story of a teenager who is recruited into an elite private school filled with the children of crime families and affluent criminals.