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[08/11/17 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 11
Updates include: Alison Bennett latest to pen "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off; Netflix pulls the plug on "Gypsy"; and Brooke Shields tapped for major arc on "Law & Order: SVU."

[08/11/17 - 05:30 PM]
Netflix Announces New Series "Best Worst Weekend Ever"
The series follows four friends as they make the most of their last weekend before high school.

[08/11/17 - 12:58 PM]
E!'s "Life of Kylie" Series Premiere Delivers the Highest-Rated New Docuseries Launch of 2017
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 6.

[08/11/17 - 10:08 AM]
Vanessa Hudgens to Be Honored with "#SeeHer Award" at "Teen Choice 2017" Live, Sunday, August 13, on FOX
The mission of the #SeeHer campaign is to lead a movement to accurately portray all women and girls in all forms of media so that, by 2020, they see themselves reflected as they truly are.

[08/11/17 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Announces Season 6 Pickup of "Chrisley Knows Best" and Extends Season 5 by 18 Additional Episodes
New episodes resume Tuesday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/11/17 - 09:00 AM]
It's Time to GTL as E! Reunites the Cast of Jersey Shore for "Reunion Road Trip: Return to the Jersey Shore" Airing August 20 at 9:30 PM
Look for Snooki, JWoww, Pauly D, Mike The Situation and Sammi Sweetheart in an epic, fist-pumping drive down memory lane.

[08/11/17 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Off Competition
All the broadcast networks get a boost from NFL preseason coverage in local markets.

[08/11/17 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Closes Overall Deal with "The Walking Dead" Creator Robert Kirkman and First-Look Deal with Skybound Entertainment
"Robert is a gifted storyteller who shares our passion for elevated genre storytelling that pushes boundaries," said Sharon Tal Yguado.

[08/10/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 10
Updates include: Sarah Paulson to lead revamped "Katrina: American Crime Story" at FX; truTV cancels "Upscale with Prentice Penny"; and Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" adds quartet.

[08/10/17 - 04:21 PM]
Netflix Renews "GLOW" for a Second Season
Inspired by the short-lived but beloved show from the 80s, "GLOW" is a Cinderella story with bodyslams.

[08/10/17 - 01:39 PM]
Lifetime Orders Scripted Series "American Princess" from Jenji Kohan and Jamie Denbo
"American Princess" follows a socialite who runs off to join a Renaissance Faire after her wedding goes awry.

[08/10/17 - 01:30 PM]
Tony Award Winner Ben Platt to Guest Star on NBC's "Will & Grace"
The episode will air on Thursday, October 5 at 9:00/8:00c on NBC.

[08/10/17 - 01:21 PM]
Season Two of TV Land's Critically-Acclaimed Comedy "Teachers" Returns This Fall
"Teachers" revolves around a group of elementary school teachers who are trying to mold the minds of America's youth, but don't have their own lives together at all.

[08/10/17 - 12:44 PM]
"Queen of the South" Renewed for Season 3
"Queen of the South" tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), a woman who is forced to run from the Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America.

[08/10/17 - 12:11 PM]
Top "VMA" Nominee Kendrick Lamar to Perform at the 2017 "Video Music Awards" Airing Live on Sunday August 27th at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
Lamar joins an extensive line-up of A-list performers for the show, including Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd and more, promising more music and unpredictable moments than ever before.

[08/10/17 - 12:09 PM]
Comedy Duo Tim & Eric Are Back on Adult Swim
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" returns for another season of the dark-comedy anthology series.

[08/10/17 - 12:00 PM]
Multiple Grammy Award-Winning Superstar Bruno Mars to Be Honored with the "Visionary Award" at "Teen Choice 2017" Live, Sunday, August 13, on FOX
Additionally, multi-Platinum award-winning artists Fifth Harmony, actor and comedian Anthony Anderson and social media megastar Logan Paul are confirmed as special presenters.

[08/10/17 - 11:56 AM]
New DIY Network Series "Vintage Rehab" Turns Back the Hands of Time For Old Homes
House rehabber Ally Mahon transforms Pittsburgh's battered old homes into timeless treasures in the new DIY Network series.

[08/10/17 - 11:00 AM]
Hit Podcast "2 Dope Queens," From Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, Comes to HBO for a Series of Hour-Long Specials
"Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson prove you can be hilarious and socially conscious at the same time," said Casey Bloys.

[08/10/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Love Connection" Renewed for Second Season on FOX
"This show fits like a glove and I can't wait to make more love connections," said Andy Cohen.

[08/10/17 - 10:16 AM]
"Fast N' Loud" Spin-Off Series "Misfit Garage" Gears Up for All-New Season Premiering Wednesday, August 30
The misfits at Fired Up Garage are back in hopes of turning their shop into a money-making machine, but with their usual antics, things don't always go as planned.

[08/10/17 - 10:16 AM]
A Whale of a "Black Lightning" Villain
Warner Bros. Television announced today that they've cast Marvin "Krondon" James III in the pivotal role of Tobias Whale.

[08/10/17 - 10:14 AM]
Fox TV Stations Launches New Court Show in Austin, Dallas, Los Angeles and Phoenix, and Nationally Via Facebook Live
"Ana Polo Rules" is a half-hour show that broadcasts Monday thru Friday on select Fox-owned stations.

[08/10/17 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent" Recap Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/10/17 - 07:00 AM]
Video: Netflix Announces the Launch Date for "The Crown" Season 2 Along with a First Look at the Series
The second season bears witness to the end of the age of deference, and ushers in the revolutionary era of the 1960s.

[08/10/17 - 06:06 AM]
Netflix to Bring Viewers New Series from the Creators of "Fauda"
The untitled project is inspired by actual events and follows a high-stakes global operation by the CIA and Mossad to track down and kill one of the world's most wanted terrorists.

[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."







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