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[09/27/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 27
Updates include: Spike TV cancels "The Mist"; Sony Pictures Television eyes "Party of Five" reboot; and Natascha McElhone joins Hulu's "The First."

[09/27/17 - 02:27 PM]
NBC Slots "Law & Order True Crime" Encore for This Friday
The rebroadcast will replace the previously announced repeat of "The Brave" at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/27/17 - 01:16 PM]
The Adventure Continues as TNT's "The Librarians" Returns for Season Four
Season four is slated to launch with a two-episode premiere on a new night, Wednesday, December 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/27/17 - 01:00 PM]
Graphic Novel "Deadly Class" Picked Up to Pilot at Syfy
From Sony Pictures Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions, the graphic novel was adapted to television by executive producers Rick Remender and Miles Feldsott.

[09/27/17 - 12:46 PM]
truTV Sets Premiere Date for Comedic Documentary "The Problem with Apu"
In the hour-long film, creator and star Hari Kondabolu, a South Asian-American comedian, confronts his long-standing "nemesis" Apu Nahasapeemapetilon - better known as the Indian convenience store owner on "The Simpsons."

[09/27/17 - 12:13 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Returns to the Skies to Investigate Catastophic Aviation Accidents with "Air Disasters"
Season nine premieres Sunday, October 15 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[09/27/17 - 11:33 AM]
FOX Sports Unveils Unprecedented Coverage Plans for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
FOX Sports pulls out all the stops for the month-long tournament, offering 350 hours of World Cup programming.

[09/27/17 - 11:16 AM]
NBC Launches Ultimate Fan Celebration with "Will & Grace After Party" Hosted by E! News Executive Editor Kristin Dos Santos
The after show will be available Friday mornings, the day after the broadcast airing, of the first six episodes of the season.

[09/27/17 - 11:07 AM]
TBS Launches into Unscripted on October 24 with "Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker's Wild" and "Drop the Mic"
"Drop the Mic," based on the wildly popular segment from "The Late Late Show with James Corden," is hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin.

[09/27/17 - 11:00 AM]
"Young Sheldon" Receives Full-Season Order for 2017/18 Broadcast Season
The series was the most watched comedy premiere on any network since 2011.

[09/27/17 - 10:23 AM]
Dave Kindig Is Back Redesigning Rides Into Award-Winning, Four-Wheeled Works of Art on a New Season of "Bitchin' Rides"
Velocity's most popular series revs up season four on Tuesday, October 3 at 9:00/8:00c with back-to-back episodes.

[09/27/17 - 09:10 AM]
FOX Sports and Big 12 Conference Announce Details for 2017 Conference Championship Game
Said game will be played Saturday, December 2, with coverage beginning at 12:00 PM ET on the FOX broadcast network.

[09/27/17 - 09:08 AM]
CMT Partners with the Creator of "The Hills" and "Laguna Beach" for New Unscripted Series "Music City"
Filmed in Nashville, TN, the eight-episode series is slated to premiere early next year alongside "Nashville," which returns for new episodes in January.

[09/27/17 - 09:01 AM]
Hulu Inks Deal with NBCUniversal for Hundreds of Episodes of TV Favorites Including "30 Rock," "Parenthood" and More
Plus: Paul Reiser's highly-anticipated series, "There's Johnny," will make its debut on Hulu.

[09/27/17 - 08:57 AM]
"This Is Us" Sets a New Series Record, Jumps +36% vs. Its Year-Ago Debut
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 26.

[09/27/17 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Celebrity Family Feud" Finale Surges Against Tuesday Premieres - Beats FOX's "Lethal Weapon" Bow at 8p
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 26.

[09/27/17 - 08:32 AM]
A&E Sets October 2 for Television Premiere of A&E IndieFilms' Acclaimed Documentary Feature "City of Ghosts"
"City of Ghosts" follows the journey of Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.

[09/27/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Returns Big for NBC
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 with all three of the top series.

[09/27/17 - 08:15 AM]
Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles" Seals the Deal with a Supersized Premiere Thursday, November 2 at 9PM ET/PT
In season ten, the men of "MDLLA" get a run for their money when leading female agent, Tracy Tutor Maltas joins agents, Josh Altman, Josh Flagg, Madison Hildebrand, James Harris and David Parnes.

[09/27/17 - 07:03 AM]
Video: This Season on "Star Trek: Discovery"
New episodes drop every Sunday after 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT.

[09/27/17 - 05:49 AM]
Video: BBC America Releases Prequel for "Planet Earth: Blue Planet II," Featuring a Hans Zimmer and Radiohead Collaboration
The short film is narrated by series presenter Sir David Attenborough, and features an array of some of the most awe-inspiring shots and highlights from the new series.

[09/26/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 26
Updates include: HGTV's "Fixer Upper" to sign off after five seasons; Toks Olagundoye cast in Syfy's "Tremors"; and Courtney Kemp to reboot "Get Christie Love" for ABC.

[09/26/17 - 02:00 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Adds Three Cast Members for 43rd Season
Heidi Gardner, Luke Null and Chris Redd will join the September 30 season premiere as featured players.

[09/26/17 - 01:15 PM]
FOX's "The Orville" Lands as #1 Entertainment Program of Week of September 11 in Live + 7 Ratings
FOX further spins the numbers for the week of September 11-17.

[09/26/17 - 11:39 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Falling for Vermont" Debuts as Highest-Rated Non-News, Non-Sports Cable Program of the Week
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of September 18-24.

[09/26/17 - 11:11 AM]
"48 Hours" Kicks Off Its 30th Anniversary Year with a New Look, Taking Viewers Inside the Journey for the Truth in Stories That Matter
Saturday night's #1 non-sports broadcast will launch with back-to-back editions starting at 9:00 PM.

[09/26/17 - 10:18 AM]
AMC Announces "Into the Badlands" Season 3 Cast Additions
Sherman Augustus, Babou Ceesay and Ella-Rae Smith join the cast as series regulars and Dean-Charles Chapman and Lewis Tan join as recurring guest stars.

[09/26/17 - 10:01 AM]
Trick or Treat with Cartoon Network this Month with All-New Spooky Specials Beginning Oct. 27
Can't wait to get the costume party started? "See It First" on the Cartoon Network app beginning Monday, Oct. 2.

[09/26/17 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Sets Debut Date for Documentary "Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge," To Be Presented Over Two Nights, Nov. 6 and 7
The two-part, four-hour presentation is directed by Oscar(R) winner Alex Gibney and Emmy(R) winner Blair Foster.

[09/26/17 - 09:31 AM]
A&E's "Live PD" Cable's #1 Unscripted Series This Summer Returns for Season Two on October 6
Hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis from Tom Morris Jr., "Live PD" showcases the policing of America, following diverse police departments from across the country in real time as they patrol their communities.

[09/26/17 - 09:28 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Hits 3-Year Premiere High in Women 25-54 and Is the Only Syndicated Game Show to Improve Year Over Year
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 11-15.

[09/26/17 - 09:17 AM]
The 50th Season Premiere of "60 Minutes" Is Sunday's #1 Non-Sports Broadcast
CBS further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/26/17 - 09:02 AM]
"Tanked" Returns to Animal Planet with Bigger Tanks and Bigger Celebrity Builds
Wayde King and Brett Raymer are two of Sin City's most imaginative businessmen and owners of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), one of the country's most successful builders of elaborate aquariums.

[09/26/17 - 09:02 AM]
"The Grand Tour's" Clarkson, Hammond and May Announce Locations for Season Two
The trio will spend over 100 days across five continents, racking up more passport stamps from Croatia, Mozambique, Dubai, Spain, Switzerland, Colorado, New York and many more exotic locations around the world.

[09/26/17 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "The Good Doctor" Surges Over "Dancing" to Open at #1 - ABC's Top Monday Debut in 8-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 25.

[09/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
"The Voice" Grows +37% vs. Last Season's Finale
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, September 25.

[09/26/17 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Opens Season on Top in Viewers, Demos
Plus: ABC gets a big boost from the premiere of "The Good Doctor."

[09/26/17 - 06:57 AM]
"Dateline" Is the #1 Most-Watched Friday Newsmagazine Across the Board
NBC further spins the numbers for Friday, September 22.

[09/25/17 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 25
Updates include: Armando Iannucci brings "Avenue 5" to HBO; Tyler Posey signs onto MTV's "Scream"; and R.J. Fried to run Showtime's animated Trump White House project.

[09/25/17 - 02:45 PM]
USA Network's "The Sinner" Is the #1 New Cable Series of 2017, With 4.7 Million Viewers Tuning in to Its Finale
USA further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
Live Musical Production of Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent" to Air Sunday, January 27, 2019, on FOX
After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated Sketch Comedy Series "Tracey Ullman's Show" Returns for Second Season Oct. 20 on HBO
Over the course of the new season, Ullman uses her signature brand of sharp satire to shape-shift into a range of public figures and offbeat original characters.

[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
Freeform Orders a Pilot Spinoff "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," From Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
History(R)'s New Scripted Drama Series "Knightfall" Delving Into the Mysterious World of the Knights Templar Premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and His Family Help Homeowners on New DIY Network Series "Holmes: Next Generation"
The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee," An Intimate Documentary Portrait, Debuts Dec. 4 on HBO
Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 after the Post broke the Watergate story, exposing the largest political scandal in American history.

[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
FX+, a new commercial-free service featuring all seasons of almost every current and library title of FX original series, has added all seasons of 15 additional FX original series.

[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
The Peacock once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.







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[10/19/18 - 03:01 PM]
CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to "God Friended Me," "Magnum P.I." and "The Neighborhood" for the 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
These series join the previously announced "FBI" as freshman shows receiving full-season orders for 2018-2019 on CBS.

[10/19/18 - 02:48 PM]
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[10/19/18 - 01:09 PM]
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[10/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the Trailer for New Comedy "Black Monday" on Anniversary of the Historic Stock Market Crash
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[10/19/18 - 10:09 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
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[10/19/18 - 06:30 AM]
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"Old farmhouses are American treasures," said Jonathan. "Most have been in the same family for 200 years and have never been renovated. And they're disappearing fast. If we don't save them, they're going to be gone."

[10/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
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The two-hour wildlife documentary special premieres Sunday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/18 - 04:45 PM]
Bette Midler, Brooke Shields, John Larroquette, Katie Couric and Peter Gallagher to Guest Star in the CBS/Warner Bros. Television Comedy "Murphy Brown"
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