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[10/03/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 3
Updates include: Alyssa Milano to star in Lifetime comedy; Amazon developing drama based on the life of John Stamos; and Uma Thurman set for return on Bravo's "Imposters."

[10/03/17 - 02:15 PM]
ABC Gives Full-Season Order to Television's No. 1 New Drama, "The Good Doctor"
Season to date, "The Good Doctor" ranks as Monday's No. 1 drama broadcast show in Adults 18-49 and in Total Viewers, improving the 10 o'clock hour for ABC by 50%.

[10/03/17 - 01:39 PM]
IFC Announces Launch of Funny or Die Television (FODtv)
Starting Saturday, October 7, and continuing weekly, IFC will be "hacked" by FODtv and premiere an absurd array of new content from some of Funny or Die's favorite characters.

[10/03/17 - 12:27 PM]
CBS All Access Sets Another Record High for Weekly Subscriber Sign-Ups
Plus: the eight-episode-long first chapter of the series will now be increased to nine episodes, with the final episode of chapter one debuting on Sunday, November 12.

[10/03/17 - 11:51 AM]
"The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" Scores Week 1 Ratings Victory
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for September 25-28.

[10/03/17 - 11:39 AM]
Marvel Television Descends Upon New York Comic-Con with an Action-Packed Line-Up of New and Returning Series
Among the highlights: Cort Lane will preview development work on their landmark new series, "Marvel's Avengers: Black Panther Quest."

[10/03/17 - 11:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Finishes 3Q as Fastest Growing Cable Entertainment Network
Oxygen further spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2017.

[10/03/17 - 10:30 AM]
Emmy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Connie Britton Cast in FOX's "9-1-1," from Creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk
Britton joins previously announced Academy and Emmy Award nominee Angela Bassett and Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Peter Krause.

[10/03/17 - 10:10 AM]
Freeform Announces Cast for New Comedy Pilot, "Now & Then," from Kapital Entertainment
"Now & Then" is a single-camera comedy about a group of old college friends who, after having lost touch over the years, are brought back together unexpectedly for one wild night.

[10/03/17 - 10:02 AM]
TNT's Hit Series "Major Crimes" Concludes with Sixth and Final Season Premiering on Oct. 31, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
This season, the hugely popular crime drama marks its 100th episode milestone on Dec. 19 with the two-episode series finale airing on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

[10/03/17 - 10:01 AM]
Video: First-Look Footage of John Krasinski in Amazon Original Series "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan"
Additionally, this Saturday, October 7, at New York Comic Con, the cast of the brand-new series will make its first-ever appearance, along with the debut of the exhilarating first teaser trailer during the series panel.

[10/03/17 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Acquires Iconic Animated Series "Futurama" from Twentieth Television
"Futurama" will make its Syfy debut in a special weekend stunt beginning Saturday, November 11, with the series airing regularly in primetime on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8PM-2AM ET/PT and on Saturday mornings from 8-11AM ET/PT.

[10/03/17 - 10:00 AM]
"Divorce," Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Returns for Second Season in Jan. 2018
Season two finds Frances (Parker) and her ex-husband, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), dealing with the aftermath of their explosive separation and learning to rebuild their lives.

[10/03/17 - 09:17 AM]
VH1's Hit Series "Love & Hip Hop: New York" Returns Monday, October 30 at 8PM ET/PT
VH1 today announced "Love & Hip Hop: New York" will return for season eight on Monday, October 30.

[10/03/17 - 09:03 AM]
FYI TV Premieres You Won't Want to Miss This Winter!
FYI is premiering two new series and two returning series this winter.

[10/03/17 - 08:26 AM]
Science Channel's "What on Earth?" Returns for a Fourth Season October 17 at 9PM
Thousands of satellites orbit Earth, capturing images of our planet in unprecedented detail and revealing areas that have, until now, remained a mystery.

[10/03/17 - 08:17 AM]
MTV Supersizes Fan Favorite "Siesta Key" with the Addition of Eight New Episodes
Production is currently underway, and the drama is just starting to heat up with the new episodes slated for winter 2018.

[10/03/17 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; ABC Rises Week-to-Week
The Alphabet's "Dancing with the Stars" is the only series to post gains among adults 18-49.

[10/03/17 - 07:36 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "South Park" Activation and "Drunk History" and "The President Show" Panels at New York Comic Con
"South Park's" interactive activation will transport fans into a 3D replica scene from the iconic Member Berries episode.

[10/03/17 - 07:08 AM]
Viceland Expands Its Late Night Lineup, Sets Nightly Show for Action Bronson
"The Untitled Action Bronson Show" will debut Monday, October 23 at 11:30 PM, following the channel's critically acclaimed 11PM late nighter "Desus & Mero."

[10/03/17 - 06:47 AM]
"Animal Cribs" with Antonio Ballatore Offers Outrageous Renovations to Transform Standard Spaces Into Pet Paradises
The newcomer premieres Friday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c on Animal Planet.

[10/03/17 - 06:34 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces the Network's First-Ever "Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas Preview Show," Starring Holly Robinson Peete Premiering Exclusively on the Network, October 21
Peete is joined in the special by Hallmark Movies & Mysteries rescued and adopted pet, Happy The Dog.

[10/03/17 - 06:03 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Network's First-Ever "Countdown to Christmas Preview Show," Starring Candace Cameron Bure Premieres Exclusively, October 22
Bure's guest stars include close friends, Lori Loughlin and Jodie Sweetin. Hallmark Channel's rescued and adopted pet, Happy The Dog also stars in the special.

[10/03/17 - 06:03 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds "Fearless," from Acclaimed "Homeland" Executive Producer Patrick Harbinson, to Its Original Dramatic Series Lineup
"Fearless" is a legal conspiracy thriller following human rights lawyer Emma Banville (Helen McCrory), whose latest case will uncover a web of secrets and collusion with both personal and national repercussions.

[10/02/17 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 2
Updates include: Matt Bomer to make directorial debut on FX's "The Assassination of Gianni Versace"; and Jack Mulhern, Danny Glover book roles on Hulu's "Locke & Key."

[10/02/17 - 06:28 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents a Record 12 New, Original Films Destined to Enchant and Inspire
The network details its revised lineup for the holiday programming event, "The Most Wonderful Miracles of Christmas."

[10/02/17 - 04:10 PM]
The CW Also Yanks "iHeartRadio Music Festival" Specials
The two-part event, filmed in Las Vegas on September 22 and 23, will air at a later date.

[10/02/17 - 02:54 PM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Will Open With Moment of Silence on Monday, October 2, at 8:05 p.m. EDT, to Honor the Victims of the Mass Shooting in Las Vegas
"The Good Doctor" will air as originally scheduled from 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT.

[10/02/17 - 12:57 PM]
Investigation Discovery Breaks Into Top 10 Networks in Prime Among P25-54 in September
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2017.

[10/02/17 - 11:29 AM]
Paramount Network Teams Up with Paramount Television to Develop "First Wives Club" with "Girl's Trip" Scribe Tracy Oliver Attached as Writer
Sibling TV Land shot a pilot based on said film last year.

[10/02/17 - 10:57 AM]
TLC Finishes Out 3Q17 with Highest Ratings in Three Years Among Key Demos & Top Cable Network on Sundays for Women
TLC further spins the numbers for the third quarter of 2017.

[10/02/17 - 10:39 AM]
BET Networks Reveals New and Returning Cast of Its Fan-Magnet Original Series "Hit the Floor"
The one-hour series is scheduled to premiere on BET in 2018 with principal photography starting in Los Angeles in November 2017.

[10/02/17 - 10:34 AM]
The CW Pulls Tonight's "Penn & Teller: Fool Us" Finale
A repeat of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" will fill in for the Las Vegas-filmed series.

[10/02/17 - 10:33 AM]
TLC Announces New Monday Night Lineup
Newcomer "The Healer" will be joined by new seasons of "Long Lost Family" and "Long Island Medium" beginning November 6.

[10/02/17 - 10:18 AM]
FOX's Week 4 Singleheader Coverage Is Top-Rated NFL Telecast of the Weekend
FOX spins the numbers for Sunday, October 1.

[10/02/17 - 10:09 AM]
Explore The Oddest Entities Around the World with "Strange Creatures" - Season Two Now Streaming on Smithsonian Earth
The second season takes viewers to remote corners of the world to discover creatures often hidden from human eyes.

[10/02/17 - 10:02 AM]
truTV Greenlights Additional Episodes of Comedy Competition Series "Talk Show the Game Show" Premiering in 2018
Based on Guy Branum's popular live comedy show, the half-hour series is a boisterous combination of two beloved television formats that pits celebrities against each other to vie for the title of "Best Guest of the Night."

[10/02/17 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Remain on Top
Plus: ABC gets a boost from "Shark Tank" however "The Toy Box" and "10 Days in the Valley" open short.

[10/02/17 - 07:14 AM]
Colts-Seahawks Matchup Ranks #1 in Sunday Primetime Overnights
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 1.

[10/02/17 - 07:07 AM]
David Ortiz and Keith Hernandez Join FOX Sports for MLB Postseason Studio Coverage
"We are pleased to have both David and Keith join us for this year's postseason coverage," John Entz said.

[10/02/17 - 06:03 AM]
Jon Hamm Joins the Amazon Series "Good Omens" as the Archangel Gabriel
The six-part television adaptation of the best-selling novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett is currently in production and will be released by Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries in 2019.

[10/01/17 - 04:02 PM]
First-Look Picture and Further Casting Announced for BBC One's "A Very English Scandal"
The drama will be produced by Blueprint Television for BBC One in the UK and Amazon Prime Video in the US.

[10/01/17 - 11:02 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Continue Their Reign
The Alphabet takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/01/17 - 10:27 AM]
Live + 3: "This Is Us" Scores as the #1 Entertainment Telecast on the Opening Nights of the New Television Season in 18-49
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 26.

[10/01/17 - 10:09 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its #2 Most-Watched Season Premiere in Seven Years
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, September 30.

[10/01/17 - 08:54 AM]
"Lethal Weapon," "The Mick" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Post FOX's Most-Watched Tuesday Night in Nearly Two Years
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 26.

[10/01/17 - 08:25 AM]
College Football Week 5: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Earns Best Overnight of the Week
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 30.

[09/30/17 - 08:48 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Open Season on Top
The Eye's trio however posts steep declines from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/30/17 - 08:43 AM]
"The Orville" Time Period Premiere Draws 7.4 Million Viewers in Seven-Day Multi-Platform Audience, Marking +80% Lift from Same Day
FOX further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 21.

[09/30/17 - 08:38 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Delivers Its Most-Watched Edition Since May
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, September 29.







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[12/12/18 - 12:29 PM]
TLC's Weight Transformation Lineup Returns in the New Year with Premieres of "My 600-lb Life" and "Family by the Ton"
Look for both series back-to-back starting Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/18 - 12:19 PM]
Oxygen to Debut Two-Hour Documentary "Dirty John, The Dirty Truth" on Monday, January 14 at 8 PM ET/PT
Bravo Media's scripted anthology "Dirty John" wraps its freshman run the previous night, Sunday, January 13.

[12/12/18 - 12:16 PM]
HGTV's Ben and Erin Napier Reimagine Old Properties for New Residents in Third Season of "Home Town"
"I think people don't always see the beauty and magic in historic properties," said Ben. "Erin and I want all of the houses in Laurel to shine."

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Spike Lee Teams Up with NYU Proteges for Time Travel Feature for Netflix
"See You Yesterday" centers on two Brooklyn teenage science prodigies, Claudette "C.J." Walker and Sebastian J. Thomas, who build make-shift time machines to save C.J.'s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by a police officer.

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Pedro Pascal Leads a Most Impressive Cast in "The Mandalorian," The First Ever Live-Action "Star Wars" Series, Coming to Disney+
He is officially joined by Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte.

[12/12/18 - 11:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Series "The Fix," "Grand Hotel," "Whiskey Cavalier" and Returning Shows "American Idol," "Match Game" and "For the People"
Plus: "A Million Little Things" moves to Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c starting January 17.

[12/12/18 - 11:16 AM]
Season Two of "Milo Murphy's Law," Starring Al Yankovic, Debuts with a "Phineas and Ferb" Hour-Long Crossover Special Saturday, Jan. 5, on Disney Channel and Disney XD
Both series hail from acclaimed animation producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, who will reprise their "Phineas and Ferb" roles as Dr. Doofenshmirtz and Major Monogram.

[12/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
Starring Mahershala Ali and Created by Nic Pizzolatto, "True Detective" Returns for Third Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
The series returns for its eight-episode third season with two episodes debuting back-to-back.

[12/12/18 - 09:01 AM]
The Forces Behind "End of the F***ing World" & "Stranger Things" Unite for "I Am Not Okay with This"
The latest Netflix original series is based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel of the same name.

[12/12/18 - 08:45 AM]
"Everything's Gonna Be Okay," From Critically Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh Thomas, Picked Up to Series by Freeform
The half-hour comedy introduces Nicholas (Josh Thomas), a neurotic 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, one of which has autism.

[12/12/18 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" - Teaser - Netflix
"'Trigger Warning' is about examining cultural taboos and giving viewers the space to examine the 'what ifs' and 'why nots' that limit how some people move and operate in the world," said Michael Render, pka Killer Mike.

[12/12/18 - 08:33 AM]
Reelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New Series and Returning Series
New series include "I Lived with a Killer," "Famous Fortune Fights," and "Notorious."

[12/12/18 - 08:12 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Season 5 Premieres January 17 at 9pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
On tap this season are Queer Eye's Fab 5, Andy Roddick, Brooklyn Decker, Darren Criss, Big Bird, and Vanessa Morgan with special appearances by Mariah Carey, Serena Williams.

[12/12/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Fall Finales Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" is the night's most-watched program overall while NBC's "The Voice," ABC's "The Conners" top adults 18-49.

[12/12/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "7 Days Out" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A behind-the-scenes look at the most iconic cultural events in fashion, sports, food, gaming, and space.