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[08/14/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 14
Updates include: Nia Vardalos is "Suburbs Famous" for Bravo; Jill Hennessy among latest bound for Paramount's "Yellowstone"; and Shay Mitchell tapped for Lifetime's "You."

[08/14/17 - 05:01 PM]
Video: Let the Countdown to the Netflix Original Series "Marvel's The Defenders" Begin!
Netflix releases a behind the scenes featurette of its street level heroes.

[08/14/17 - 04:00 PM]
Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Siegel Cast in Reimagining of "Haunting of Hill House" at Netflix
They join previously announced cast members Carla Gugino and Michael Huisman.

[08/14/17 - 01:56 PM]
ABC Releases Immersive 360 Virtual Reality Experiences for "CMA Fest" Including Full Performances from Dierks Bentley with Cole Swindell and Brett Eldredge
Now in its 13th year on ABC, "CMA Fest" airs Wednesday, August 16.

[08/14/17 - 01:27 PM]
USA Network's "The Sinner" Is the #1 New Cable Series Year-to-Date in P18-49, P25-54 and P2+ in L3
USA further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[08/14/17 - 10:21 AM]
"Released" Set to Premiere Saturday, September 30 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
The newcomer will lead out of new episodes from "Iyanla: Fix My Life" on Saturday Nights.

[08/14/17 - 10:01 AM]
The Next Big Name in Beauty Will Shine Bright in New Reality Competition Series, "American Beauty Star," with Host Adriana Lima Premiering September 21
The series will air Thursdays at 10:30/9:30c following "Project Runway."

[08/14/17 - 09:52 AM]
Freeform Gets Dirty with "Dirty Monday," An All-Day "Dirty Dancing" Marathon, on August 21
The film can also been viewed on the Freeform app and Freeform.com through the entire month of August.

[08/14/17 - 09:35 AM]
Oxygen Media Examines the Drew Peterson Case in "Snapped Notorious: Drew Peterson," Two-Hour Special Premiering Friday, August 25th at 9PM ET/PT
The two-hour event will also focus on the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.

[08/14/17 - 09:31 AM]
ABC Talent and Casting Announce the 2017 ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition U.S. Winner
The announcement follows a contest that garnered submissions from actors across the United States.

[08/14/17 - 08:42 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Continue Sunday Reign
The Eye has won the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Sundays.

[08/14/17 - 08:22 AM]
David Tennant to Appear in Season 2 of "Marvel's Jessica Jones"
Kilgrave, played by David Tennant, will appear to torment Jessica Jones, played by Krysten Ritter, once more.

[08/14/17 - 08:21 AM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Connie Britton to Guest Star on Showtime(R) Comedy Series "SMILF"
Britton will play Ally, Bridgette's (Frankie Shaw) unstable boss who struggles with boundaries and finds herself in constant pursuit of self-betterment.

[08/14/17 - 07:21 AM]
"Food Network Star" Crowns Winner in Season Finale
The winner will make their Food Network debut this September as a featured judge on new series "Best Baker in America."

[08/14/17 - 04:09 AM]
Jesse Palmer to Host "DailyMailTV"
The new daily syndicated series from Stage 29 Productions and DailyMail.com will launch across the United States on Monday, September 18.

[08/14/17 - 04:00 AM]
Netflix Orders Untitled Original Series from UK Based New Pictures
The eight-episode series is created and written by Hania Elkington and Simon Duric.

[08/13/17 - 10:01 PM]
Winners of "Teen Choice 2017" Announced
This year, teens logged on to Twitter and FOX.com and cast more than 63 million votes in support of their favorite teen icons in film, television, music, sports, fashion, comedy and the web.

[08/13/17 - 09:16 PM]
Shonda Rhimes and Shondaland Come to Netflix
"Shondaland's move to Netflix is the result of a shared plan Ted Sarandos and I built based on my vision for myself as a storyteller and for the evolution of my company," said Rhimes.

[08/13/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
The Peacock's "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" leads the night in both categories.

[08/12/17 - 08:46 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race
The Peacock gets another boost from preseason NFL coverage last night.

[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.







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[04/18/18 - 04:36 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 02:16 PM]
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[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
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