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[08/09/17 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 9
Updates include: HBO's "Westworld" adds trio; David Wilcox sells "Trident" to CBS; and Seeso pulls premiere of "There's... Johnny!"

[08/09/17 - 03:22 PM]
"Hell's Kitchen" Debuts Its First All-Stars Edition, Premiering Friday, Sept. 29 at 8/7c on FOX
This season's prize: a Head Chef position at the world's first Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen Restaurant at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.

[08/09/17 - 01:03 PM]
Travel Channel's "Man v. Food" Premieres with Winning Ratings
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Monday, August 7.

[08/09/17 - 12:17 PM]
Bravo Media Brings Big Drama from the Big Apple in "The Real Housewives of New York City" Three-Part Reunion Kicking Off Wednesday, August 16 at 9PM ET/PT
Parts II and III will then air at 8:00/7:00c on August 23 and 30, respectively.

[08/09/17 - 12:02 PM]
CMT Pays Tribute to Music Icon Glen Campbell in "CMT Remembers Glen Campbell" Premiering Thursday, August 10 at 8:30 A.M. ET/PT
Hosted by CMT's Cody Alan and Katie Cook, the news special includes tributes from Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Reba, rare archival photos, interview and performances and more.

[08/09/17 - 12:01 PM]
Velocity's "Garage Squad" Returns for a Fourth Season Now with 60 Minutes of Automotive Excitement
This season, the full squad is back, featuring National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) driver Bruno Massel, lead builder Joe Zolper and co-host Heather Storm as they bring their expertise and necessary tools to work around the clock to transform their client's rides.

[08/09/17 - 11:44 AM]
Zosia Mamet and Lou Diamond Phillips to Guest Star on "You're the Worst"
Phillips will appear as himself, in the role of a man who dated Lindsay and Becca's mother in the '90s and was a father-figure to them.

[08/09/17 - 11:10 AM]
Amazon Original Series "The Romanoffs," Created by Matthew Weiner, Casts Aaron Eckhart
"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.

[08/09/17 - 11:04 AM]
BBC America Co-Produces Landmark Short Film Series "Queers"
Curated and directed by Mark Gatiss, the films star award winners Alan Cumming, Ben Whishaw, Rebecca Front, Russell Tovey, Gemma Whelan, Ian Gelder, Kadiff Kirwan and Fionn Whitehead.

[08/09/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Felipe Esparza: Translate This," His First Stand-Up Special on the Network, Debuts Sept. 30 on HBO and HBO Latino
Esparza finds humor in his unique life experiences while discussing topics such as immigration, his ongoing difficulty translating for his parents, being a once-not-so-great single dad while dating single moms, his current challenges in raising his blond-haired, blue-eyed stepson, and more.

[08/09/17 - 10:40 AM]
The Coen Brothers Come to Netflix in the New Western Anthology "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"
The project will star Tim Blake Nelson as Buster, and many others.

[08/09/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Snowfall" Picked Up for Second Season
"Snowfall" is averaging 5 million Total Viewers across all linear and non-linear (VOD / streaming) platforms.

[08/09/17 - 09:56 AM]
CMT Renews and Sets Premiere Date for "Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge"
The new season rolls out Tuesday, September 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/09/17 - 09:22 AM]
American Heroes Channel Recalls the Tragic Events of April 1995 in "Oklahoma City Bombing: As We Watched"
The one-hour special premieres this Sunday, August 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/09/17 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Robert Redford and Jane Fonda Reunite in "Our Souls at Night" Teaser
The film, based on the best-selling novel written by Kent Haruf, will be released on Netflix and in select theaters on September 29.

[08/09/17 - 09:01 AM]
Jane Lynch Guest Starring in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Lynch will play Sophie Lennon, the most famous female comic of her time, who plays sold out shows and has been a popular fixture on radio and TV for years.

[08/09/17 - 09:00 AM]
Ryan Murphy's Half Initiative Advocates for Social Justice
The initiative within Ryan Murphy Television aims to make Hollywood more inclusive by creating equal opportunities for women and minorities behind the camera.

[08/09/17 - 09:00 AM]
Performers Announced for "11th Annual ACM Honors" Sept. 15
The show, dedicated to celebrating the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards, will tape on Wednesday, August 23 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

[08/09/17 - 08:24 AM]
HGTV Gives Viewers More of What They Want with Second Weekend Night of Primetime Premieres
Saturday primetime features fresh episodes of "Beachfront Bargain Hunt Renovation" at 9:00/8:00c and "House Hunters Renovation" at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/09/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Continue Their Reign
The Peacock once again tops the night by a wide margin.

[08/09/17 - 08:00 AM]
HBO's Emmy-Nominated Programming to Air Across Multiplex Linear Channels August
In addition, an "HBO's 2017 Emmy(R) Nominees" sampler collection containing all nominated programming is now available to stream on HBO GO(R) and HBO NOW(R).

[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.







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[09/21/18 - 11:59 AM]
FX Networks Bringing "What We Do in the Shadows" and "Archer" to New York Comic Con
FX will present an exclusive screening of its new vampire comedy "What We Do in the Shadows," followed by a spirited discussion with Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi and Paul Simms.

[09/21/18 - 11:15 AM]
Josh Segarra, Michael-Leon Wooley, Katerina Tannenbaum, and Tia Carrere Join RuPaul Charles in Netflix Comedy Series "AJ and the Queen"
The series is written by Michael Patrick King and RuPaul Charles who will both serve as executive producers.

[09/21/18 - 11:12 AM]
Video: Sony Crackle Releases Season Three Trailer and Key Art for Original Drama Series, "StartUp," Set to Debut with All 10 Episodes on Thursday, November 1
Joining the talented ensemble this season are Academy Award-winner and guest star Mira Sorvino, as NSA Agent Rebecca Stroud who has come to investigate ArakNet.

[09/21/18 - 10:04 AM]
"Mysteries of the Abandoned" Returning for Season Three Tuesday, October 2nd at 9PM on Science Channel
The series features stories behind some of the world's most amazing engineering marvels, why they were built, and why they were eventually no longer of use.

[09/21/18 - 10:03 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Adds Ego Nwodim as Featured Player
"SNL" also added Alan Linic, Alison Gates, Eli Mandel and Bowen Yang as writers.

[09/21/18 - 09:12 AM]
Video: YouTube Original Series "Wayne" Debuts Teaser Trailer for New Action Comedy Series
The series will launch on YouTube Premium in January 2019.

[09/21/18 - 09:12 AM]
"Queen of the World," Landmark Documentary on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Debuts Oct. 1, Exclusively on HBO in the U.S.
The documentary tells the story of how the Commonwealth and its growth have been a central focus and passion throughout Her Majesty's life.

[09/21/18 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Battlefish" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Off the coast of Oregon, fishermen are taking to the high seas to cash in on the world's most valuable fishery: albacore tuna.

[09/21/18 - 09:01 AM]
Melissa Joan Hart & Sean Astin to Star in "No Good Nick," A New Live Action Comedy Series for Netflix
The series revolves around a family that welcomes a 13-year-old into their family before realizing she is a street-smart con artist with a secret agenda.

[09/21/18 - 09:00 AM]
A&E Network Orders 450 Additional Hours of "Live PD" - #1 Series on Cable Friday and Saturday Nights - From MGM's Big Fish Entertainment
Totaling 450 hours, the deal extends the series' run into 2019, with the new order bringing the number of commissioned episodes to 293 to date.

[09/21/18 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Top All-Repeat Competition
The Eye's summer mainstay is the only original last night.

[09/21/18 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh" - Date Announcement - Netflix
Adam Sandler's new comedy special comes to Netflix on October 23.

[09/21/18 - 08:00 AM]
Disney Channel Hatches a Third Season of Emmy(R) Award-Nominated "DuckTales" Prior to Its Season Two Premiere
Guest stars this season include Julie Bowen, Edgar Wright, Jack McBrayer, John Hodgman and Jameela Jamil.

[09/21/18 - 07:58 AM]
Ina Garten and "Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro" Return for a Third Season Sunday, October 21st at 12:30PM ET/PT on Food Network
Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rob Marshall, and John DeLuca are among those slated to drop by the new season.

[09/21/18 - 07:05 AM]
"Yankee," Latest Netflix Original, Starts Production in Mexico City
"Yankee" is the story of Malcolm Moriarty (Pablo Lyle), a young entrepreneur from the United States who, to protect his family, crossed the border into Mexico and became a drug lord.