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[08/28/17 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 28
Updates include: Sepideh Moafi joins the cast of USA's "Falling Water"; Joanna "JoJo" Levesque to visit FOX's "Lethal Weapon"; and Minnie Driver books return trip to "Will & Grace."

[08/28/17 - 03:21 PM]
CBS to Wrap "Candy Crush" Early with Two-Hour Finale This Saturday, September 2
The game show previously aired on Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/28/17 - 02:17 PM]
Disney XD's "DuckTales" Premieres with Over 1-Year Network Highs and #1 Time Period Ranking Among Boy Demographics
Disney XD further spins the numbers for August 11.

[08/28/17 - 12:19 PM]
Comedy Series "Vice Principals," Starring Danny McBride and Walton Goggins, Returns for Second Season Sept. 17 on HBO
Guest stars on the second season include Fisher Stevens as a scholarly rival to Gamby for Amanda's attentions; Scott Caan as a teambuilding trainer; Maya Love as Gamby's daughter; and Susan Park as Russell's wife, Christine.

[08/28/17 - 11:39 AM]
Patton Oswalt's New Netflix Stand-Up Special Coming Oct. 17
The deeply personal and powerful stand-up special dives into the last year of Patton's life, following the passing of his wife, and how he worked through the pain and grief by finding humor.

[08/28/17 - 11:00 AM]
Bravo Media Heads to Sag Harbor for a Special "Watch What Happens Live One-on-One with Luann de Lesseps" on Wednesday, September 6 at 11PM ET/PT
In addition, tune-in Wednesday, August 30 for "The Real Housewives of New York City" Part III reunion.

[08/28/17 - 10:47 AM]
Watch Every Episode of "Broad City" During an All-Day Marathon on Labor Day Monday, September 4 on Comedy Central
Fans can follow along using #BroadCityReplay and watch exclusive videos featuring Abbi and Ilana talking about some of their personal favorite episodes.

[08/28/17 - 10:16 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Daily Scripted Series, "I Am Frankie," Bows Monday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
"I Am Frankie" will sneak peek on Nickelodeon on Monday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).

[08/28/17 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Lifts NBC to Top Spot in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock pulls in front in both categories last night.

[08/28/17 - 08:09 AM]
School Is Back in Session: Bravo Media Announces Fourth Annual "The Real Housewives Awards" on BravoTV.com
The winners will be announced on a special "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," airing Wednesday, October 4.

[08/28/17 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Amazon's "One Mississippi" Season 2 Trailer Now Available
The Tig Notaro-led comedy returns Friday, September 8.

[08/28/17 - 07:06 AM]
Video: "The Game Revealed," Post-Season Series About "Game of Thrones," Launches Today
The seven-part series features exclusive interviews with cast and crew that provide new info and insights on how some of the biggest moments from the latest season of the HBO series came together.

[08/27/17 - 12:00 PM]
Four-Time NFL Pro Bowler Michael Vick Joins FOX Sports
Vick joins a talented "FOX NFL Kickoff" roster, including host Charissa Thompson and fellow studio analysts Tony Gonzalez, Dave Wannstedt and Colin Cowherd.

[08/27/17 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos Despite Sports Competition
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/26/17 - 11:32 AM]
ESPN Films' "30 for 30" to Premiere Tommy Morrison Documentary Exclusively on the ESPN App and On-Demand
The film about the late WBO heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison will be available exclusively for streaming and on-demand audiences starting Wednesday, September 13.

[08/26/17 - 11:25 AM]
ESPN and Top Rank Announce Mega Comprehensive Multi-year Agreement for New Fight Series
ESPN will televise live fights on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and stream them on the ESPN App, will stream fights and other Top Rank content on the recently announced ESPN-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service via BAMTech and deliver PPV fight events.

[08/26/17 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Puts CBS on Top
The Eye wins the night with its Chiefs/Seahawks coverage.

[08/25/17 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 25
Updates include: TNT passes on "The Deep Mad Dark"; Melina Kanakaredes joins the cast of FOX's "The Resident"; and HBO's "Perry Mason" lands new writers.

[08/25/17 - 12:17 PM]
TLC Renews "Who Do You Think You Are?" for New Season Premiering Spring 2018
The series is currently nominated for an Emmy Award for Structured Reality Program, its 3rd nomination in this category and 4th overall.

[08/25/17 - 11:44 AM]
VH1 Expands Cable's #1 Unscripted Franchise with "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Premiering This January
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" holds the top three spots among cable's unscripted shows.

[08/25/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?," A New Two-Hour Investigative Crime Special That Uncovers Explosive New Details About Two of Pop Culture's Biggest Unsolved Murders, to Air Sunday, September 24, on FOX
The two-hour investigation will be led by actor and rap music icon Ice-T and award-winning journalist and documentarian Soledad O'Brien.

[08/25/17 - 10:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Enlists Artists Tristan Eaton and BossLogic, The Killers, Sean Combs and Mark Wahlberg for Digital Content Ahead of Showtime PPV(R) Boxing Match Mayweather vs. McGregor
Mayweather vs. McGregor takes place on Saturday, August 26 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

[08/25/17 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Unveils "Happy!" Premiere Date Along with the Network's Fall and Winter Schedule
The series, based on New York Times best-selling author Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson's graphic novel of the same name, also features Patton Oswalt as the voice of the imaginary blue winged horse named "Happy."

[08/25/17 - 09:29 AM]
"Vice News Tonight" Report on Charlottesville to Receive Encore Play This Sunday
Said installment was originally presented Monday, August 14, two days after the Charlottesville events.

[08/25/17 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Sparks Another CBS Victory
The Eye wins the night among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[08/25/17 - 08:02 AM]
Starz Announces Launch of New Fall Documentary Monday Night Schedule
The diverse and timely documentaries will premiere this fall on Monday nights beginning with "The Age of Consequences" from director Jared P. Scott on September 18.

[08/25/17 - 06:42 AM]
Netflix Reveals "Black Mirror" Season 4 Cast and Episodic Titles
Jodie Foster, Toby Haynes, John Hillcoat, Tim Van Patten, David Slade and Colm McCarthy are among the directors of the new season, due later this year.

[08/25/17 - 06:05 AM]
Orlando Bloom to Star in Amazon Original Series "Carnival Row," Produced by Legendary Television
Bloom will play Rycroft Philostrate, a police inspector investigating the murder of a faerie showgirl on Carnival Row.

[08/25/17 - 06:04 AM]
Amazon Brings Season Two of "Fleabag," the Acclaimed Half Hour Series Written by and Starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge Exclusively to Amazon Prime Video in Over 200 Countries in 2019
"I asked myself if Fleabag has more to say and frankly she hasn't shut up since," said Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

[08/24/17 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 24
Updates include: Hamish Linklater joins TNT's "Deadlier Than the Male"; Hulu lands AwesomenessTV's "All Night"; and Gloria Calderon Kellett brings "History of Them" to CBS.

[08/24/17 - 01:49 PM]
VH1's New Competition Series "Scared Famous" with Rap Icon Redman as Master of Scare-a-monies Premieres Monday, October 23 at 9PM
Over two weeks, these celebrities will move into an eerie estate in Savannah, Georgia, one of America's most haunted cities, and test their limits for a chance to donate $100,000 to his or her favorite charity.

[08/24/17 - 12:27 PM]
Comedy Central Unveils Fall Programming Schedule
Newly announced premieres include "Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents" (formerly "The Half Hour") and "Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City."

[08/24/17 - 12:13 PM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2017 Artwork for New Series "Dynasty" and "Valor"
The new art will appear in The CW's national outdoor, print, and digital marketing this fall.

[08/24/17 - 12:00 PM]
"The Deuce": Sneak Peak of First Episode Available Tomorrow
The first episode will be available via HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and affiliate portals.

[08/24/17 - 12:00 PM]
ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos" Premieres in Its New Time Period on October 8; "To Tell the Truth" to Return Midseason
The latter will continue its summer run on Monday nights through September 18.

[08/24/17 - 11:00 AM]
Diane Guerrero Joins the Cast of "Superior Donuts"
Guerrero will play Sofia, a young Uptown gentrifier who parks her food truck, which serves healthy, socially conscious breakfast foods, in front of Arthur's old-school donut shop.

[08/24/17 - 10:16 AM]
All-New Series Following the Career of Legendary NYPD Detective Ralph Friedman Premieres Tuesday, September 19 on Discovery
This fall, the legendary NYPD detective will take viewers inside the white-knuckle cases he investigated while working the streets of the Bronx.

[08/24/17 - 10:04 AM]
HBO Renews Anthology Series "Room 104," From Brothers Jay and Mark Duplass
"Jay and Mark Duplass are gifted storytellers who have brilliantly reinvented the anthology series for the modern era," said Amy Gravitt.

[08/24/17 - 10:00 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Limited Documentary Series "Road to 9/11"
The six-hour, three consecutive night event premieres on Labor Day, Monday, September 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/24/17 - 09:42 AM]
Netflix Picks Up Season Three of "Last Chance U"
The award-winning documentary series will expand the universe of junior college football, heading from the heart of the south to the heartland - Independence Community College in Kansas.

[08/24/17 - 09:30 AM]
What a Feeling! Leap Into Pop's New Series "Let's Get Physical," A Present-Day Comedy Set in the World of Competitive Aerobics
Paying homage to the decade that introduced America to scrunchies, leg warmers and Footloose, the scripted television comedy stars Matt Jones, Chris Diamantopoulos and AnnaLynne McCord.

[08/24/17 - 09:05 AM]
Season 2 of "The Shannara Chronicles" Premieres Wednesday, October 11 at 10pm ET/PT on Spike
The first season of the original scripted drama, based on the best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks, debuted on MTV in 2016.

[08/24/17 - 08:37 AM]
Video: "BoJack Horseman" - Season 4 Official Trailer
The new season launches Friday, September 8 on Netflix.

[08/24/17 - 08:33 AM]
Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hanks, Jennifer Hudson and More Join "EIF Presents: XQ Super School Live"
They will join Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, who also serve as executive producers, in the all-star telecast.

[08/24/17 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Top Competition in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock holds off "MasterChef" on FOX and "Big Brother" on CBS.

[08/24/17 - 08:05 AM]
Pet Owners Look to Make Big Changes for Their Overweight Pets in "My Big Fat Pet Makeover"
In Animal Planet's new series, pet expert and trainer Travis Brorsen begins a four-month long weight-loss and behavior modification journey with pet owners and their overweight animals with the aim of helping each pet live a healthier and happier life.

[08/24/17 - 07:02 AM]
Netflix to Release "Gaga: Five Foot Two" Globally on September 22
In the film, Emmy-nominated filmmaker Chris Moukarbel (Banksy Does New York) pulls back the curtain to introduce the woman behind the performer, the costumes, the glitz and the glamour.

[08/24/17 - 06:08 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Fifth Season of Jill Soloway's Golden Globe Award and Multi-Emmy Award Winning Series "Transparent"
The fifth season will begin production next year and is anticipated to premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2018 exclusively for Prime Members.

[08/24/17 - 06:03 AM]
This Fall - Netflix and "Def Comedy Jam" Bring You a Celebration of Comedy's Biggest Names 25 Years in the Making
Netflix presents a celebration to top all celebrations in honor of the 25th anniversary of "Def Comedy Jam," the iconic show that made giants out of ferociously funny black comedians.

[08/24/17 - 06:00 AM]
E!'s Month-Long "Kardash-a-thon: Every Episode Ever" Launches on Monday, August 28
The "Kardash-a-thon" will include all 13 seasons along with spin-off series "Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami," Kourtney & Kim Take New York," "Kourtney & Kim Take Miami," "Khloe & Lamar" and "Kourtney & Khloe Take The Hamptons."







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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 - 11:05 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:02 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[04/18/18 - 10:23 AM]
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