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[08/08/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 8
Updates include: VRV acquires quartet of originals from Seeso; FOX eyes revivals of "24," "King of the Hill"; and "Chicago Justice's" Philip Winchester moves to "Law & Order: SVU."

[08/08/17 - 03:29 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers the Season Premieres of "Episodes" and "Dice" for Early Sampling
Watch the season premieres to both series right here as well as Showtime's various outlets.

[08/08/17 - 02:30 PM]
Video: Watch the World Premiere of the All-New "Empire"/"Star" Music Video
Plus: get at sneak peek of the upcoming season of "Empire."

[08/08/17 - 12:17 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "Summer Nights" Programming Event Boosts Network to #1 in Prime Time
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 31-August 6.

[08/08/17 - 11:38 AM]
"Son of Sam" Serial Killer David Berkowitz Speaks Out in CBS News Special
The one-hour special airs this Friday, August 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/08/17 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Renews "Ballers" and "Insecure"
"We're thrilled that the summer lineup of 'Ballers' and 'Insecure' connected with our viewers out of the gate," said Amy Gravitt.

[08/08/17 - 10:57 AM]
Video: Watch an All-New Sneak Peek at FOX's New Family Adventure Series, "The Gifted," That Just Debuted at TCA!
The newcomer premieres Monday, October 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/08/17 - 10:41 AM]
Richard Rawlings to Star in All-New Discovery Series "Garage Rehab" Transforming Struggling Garages Across America
The cable channel's latest original premieres Wednesday, August 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/08/17 - 10:09 AM]
Emmy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Peter Krause Cast in Provocative New Drama "9-1-1," from Creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk
Additionally, Emmy Award nominee Tim Minear has joined the series as executive producer and showrunner, and McG will direct the series premiere.

[08/08/17 - 10:08 AM]
Live Musical Event "A Christmas Story" to Premiere Sunday, December 17, on FOX
Emmy Award nominee Maya Rudolph will star as the mother of nine-year old Ralphie Parker.

[08/08/17 - 10:05 AM]
FOX Announces New Singing Competition Series "The Four"
Expert panelists and additional information will be announced soon.

[08/08/17 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer for Kathy Bates Sitcom "Disjointed"
Academy Award winner Kathy Bates plays Ruth, a lifelong advocate for legalization who is finally living her dream as the owner of an Los Angeles cannabis dispensary, Ruth's Alternative Caring.

[08/08/17 - 09:59 AM]
New Date - "Growing Up Supermodel" Premieres Wednesday, August 16
Lifetime's latest newcomer will take over for "So Sharp," which will move to Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/08/17 - 09:47 AM]
WGN America Announces Arresting 2018 "Prime Crime" Programming Slate
"Shoot the Messenger," "Pure" and "100 Code" will join the previously announced "Bellevue."

[08/08/17 - 08:33 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelorette" Finale Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/08/17 - 08:00 AM]
David Letterman Makes His Return to Television on Netflix
The yet-to-be-named, six-episode series has Letterman combining two interests for which he is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[08/08/17 - 07:06 AM]
Adult Swim Brings More Summer Fun to Fans - Six New Stops Added to Adult Swim on the Green Tour
The carnival extravaganza will head East starting September 14 in Charleston, S.C., before making its final destination in New York.

[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.







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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.