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[10/05/17 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 5
Updates include: Sally Field signs onto Netflix's "Maniac"; Bravo pulls the plug on "Odd Mom Out"; and Netflix's "Easy" reveals season two cast.

[10/05/17 - 01:09 PM]
Video: "Stan Against Evil" - Season 2 Official Trailer Unveiled At New York Comic Con
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, November 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/05/17 - 01:08 PM]
"This Is Us" Grows to 19.9 Million Viewers, Is NBC's Most-Watched Scripted Series Telecast in Live + 7, Excluding Super Bowl Nights, in 13 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 26.

[10/05/17 - 12:50 PM]
Video: Full Trailer Released for Syfy's "Happy!" Starring Christoper Meloni and Patton Oswalt
The series premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/05/17 - 12:41 PM]
DIY Network Orders 30 New Episodes of "Pool Kings"
The new episodes are slated to premiere in May 2018.

[10/05/17 - 12:28 PM]
Ed Stafford Returns to the Wild in Discovery Channel's New Survival Show "Ed Stafford: Left for Dead"
The series follows explorer Ed Stafford in his attempt to escape from some of our planet's most extreme environments in under 10 days.

[10/05/17 - 09:30 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Star Natalia Cordova-Buckley Upped to Series Regular for Season Five of Hit Series
A fan favorite, the Latina actress joined the cast in the third season of the hit series as Elena "Yo-Yo" Rodriguez.

[10/05/17 - 09:05 AM]
For the Second Straight Week, Freshman Drama "SEAL Team" Is Wednesday's Most Watched Broadcast
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/17 - 08:53 AM]
"Lethal Weapon" Season Two Premiere Posts +73% Lift in 7-Day Total Multi-Platform Viewers
FOX further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 26.

[10/05/17 - 08:31 AM]
Critically Acclaimed Actress and Four-Time Grammy Award(R)-Winning Singer Jill Scott to Turn Up the Heat as "Lady Eve" in The CW's Upcoming "Black Lightning"
Lady Eve is a DC villain who can be traced back to the Kobra Cult in comic lore.

[10/05/17 - 08:28 AM]
"Blacklist" Equals Its 2nd High Since November 2016, "SVU" Matches Its 2nd High Since February
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/17 - 08:26 AM]
For the First Time Ever ABC's "Modern Family" Catches "Empire" as Wednesday's #1 TV Show
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 4.

[10/05/17 - 08:08 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
"Empire" and "Modern Family" share the adults 18-49 crown while the Eye's "SEAL Team" is the night's most-watched program.

[10/05/17 - 08:06 AM]
A Single Mom Raises Her Superhero Son in the Groundbreaking "Raising Dion," Coming to Netflix
Michael B. Jordan, Carol Barbee and director Dennis Liu are among the featured auspices.

[10/05/17 - 07:05 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Hulu Original Comedy Series "Future Man"
All episodes premiere Tuesday, November 14 only on Hulu.

[10/05/17 - 07:02 AM]
"King Lear" Cast Announced for BBC Two - Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson Lead All-Star Ensemble Cast
Amazon Studios is co-producing and taking US and German rights.

[10/05/17 - 07:01 AM]
Bravo Media Announces Winners of the Back to School-Themed "The Real Housewives Awards"
This year, the Awards featured a back-to-school themed twist, and a special "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" episode where host Andy Cohen and guests Dorinda Medley and Melissa Gorga crowned the Class of 2017 Prom Queen and King.

[10/05/17 - 06:01 AM]
Starz Serves Up Another Ash-Kicking Dose of "Ash vs Evil Dead," Season Three to Premiere February 25
Grab your chainsaws and watch out for Deadites because the grooviest show on TV returns in all its Ash-kicking splendor with more grisly battles, ghoulish banter and more blood-drenched fun than ever.

[10/04/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 4
Updates include: Pauley Perrette confirms exit from "NCIS"; Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting's comic "Velvet" eyed at Paramount Network; and Leland Orser joins TNT's "One Day She'll Darken."

[10/04/17 - 04:37 PM]
Freeform Banks on Bold With Two-Season Order of "The Bold Type"
Plus: Amanda Lasher joins the Universal Television series as executive producer/showrunner.

[10/04/17 - 04:02 PM]
Freeform Takes Over Comic Con with Live Mermaid Exhibit, A 360 Video Booth and Exclusive Giveaways
The activations will complement the network's NYCC panels for "Shadowhunters," "Beyond," and new series "Siren," in addition to teasing the new series "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger."

[10/04/17 - 01:59 PM]
CBS All Access Original Comedy Series "No Activity" to Premiere on November 12
Said premiere is timed with the chapter one conclusion of "Star Trek: Discovery."

[10/04/17 - 12:37 PM]
BET Heats Up Tuesday Night with Three Big Premieres Featuring Hip Hop Heavy Hitters
Look for "Lip Sync Battle Hip Hop Awards Edition" to lead off the night followed by "Hip Hop Awards" and "Tales."

[10/04/17 - 12:30 PM]
Stefani Robinson Signs Overall Deal with FX Productions
Under the agreement, Robinson will develop television series for FX Networks and other outlets.

[10/04/17 - 11:00 AM]
Showtime(R) Encourages Fans to Share Their "Shameless" Stache in Support of the Movember Foundation
For every fan photo posted during the month of November, Showtime and Warner Bros. Television will donate $20 to the Foundation, up to $40,000.

[10/04/17 - 10:50 AM]
Science Channel Digs Deeper in Second Season of "Secrets of the Underground" Premiering Saturday, October 28 at 10PM
Explorer, adventurer biologist and tech fanatic Rob Nelson and his new co-host, geophysicist Stefan Burns, will dig deep into some of the world's most notorious underground legends.

[10/04/17 - 10:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Premieres "Lip Sync Battle Shorties Halloween Special," All-New Halloween-Themed Episode, on Sunday, Oct. 15, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special also features a surprise appearance by Rico Rodriguez, who will present the Lip Sync Battle Shorties winner with their very own Shorties blinged-out mic.

[10/04/17 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Greenlights Savory Drama Series "Sweetbitter"
The network has ordered straight to series six half-hour episodes of the scripted drama "Sweetbitter," based on the national best-selling novel of the same name written by Stephanie Danler.

[10/04/17 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Nemr: No Bombing in Beirut" - Stand-Up Comedy Special to Premiere Saturday, October 7 at 11 PM ET/PT
Filmed both in Lebanon and in the United States, the special is an hour of uproarious comedy that will leave viewers inspired as they witness the refreshing reality of a world they were told never existed.

[10/04/17 - 09:02 AM]
History(R)'s #1 Series "The Curse of Oak Island" Returns for Season Five on Tuesday, November 7 at 9PM ET/PT
"The Curse of Oak Island" is a top five nonfiction series this year on cable and averaged 4.4 million total viewers last season in Live+7 delivery.

[10/04/17 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Remain on Top
The Peacock's juggernaut however dips 18% among adults 18-49 from last week's premiere.

[10/04/17 - 08:09 AM]
Video: "Dark" Is Coming December 1 - See the Spellbinding Date Announcement
The Netflix drama is set in a German town in present day where the disappearance of two young children exposes the double lives and fractured relationships among four families.

[10/04/17 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Acquires BBC Comedy Series "Ill Behaviour" Starring Chris Geere and Emmy(R) Nominee Lizzy Caplan and BAFTA(R) Winner Tom Riley
Written by Sam Bain and directed by Steve Bendelack, the series makes its Showtime debut on Monday, November 13.

[10/04/17 - 07:01 AM]
Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty" Claims #1 Comedy Title
Adult Swim spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/04/17 - 06:01 AM]
"Kitten Bowl V," America's Most Beloved Rescue Pet Adoption Event, Premieres Exclusively on Hallmark Channel, February 4
TV personality, author and animal advocate Beth Stern hosts this year's event from Hallmark Channel Stadium.

[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.







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[08/17/18 - 12:30 PM]
Fox 21 Television Studios and The Littlefield Company Option Best Selling Author Beth Macy's "Dopesick" for Television
"Every once in a while, you come across a piece of material that is that rare diamond in that it's an incredibly arresting story, and, even more, is timely and important," commented Bert Salke.

[08/17/18 - 11:18 AM]
HBO Announces Series Order for Damon Lindelof's "Watchmen"
Set in an alternate history where "superheroes" are treated as outlaws, "Watchmen" embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.

[08/17/18 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel's New Family Comedy "Coop & Cami Ask the World" Set to Premiere Friday, October 12
The series follows the antics of middle-school siblings Coop and Cami Wrather, who co-host a popular online show while balancing life, family and friendship.

[08/17/18 - 10:16 AM]
Cast Announced - YouTube's Season 2 "Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television*"
On tap are Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Jon Cryer, Rhys Darby, Donald Faison, Lucy Hale, Tom Lennon, Ken Marino, Tim Matheson, Joel McHale, Tim Meadows, Stephen Merchant, Ben Schwartz, Dax Shepard, Jessica St Clair, Pete Wentz, and Samira Wiley.

[08/17/18 - 10:08 AM]
Netflix Announces "What/If" an All New Original Drama Series Starring Renee Zellweger from Creator Mike Kelley
The social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[08/17/18 - 10:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Fall Season Highlights
New series include "Blood Runs Cold" (Thursday, October 25) and "Deadly Silence" (Tuesday, November 13).

[08/17/18 - 09:18 AM]
"Monday Night Football" Preseason Game on ESPN Up 11 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, August 16.

[08/17/18 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the night among total viewers in addition to adults 18-49.

[08/17/18 - 08:00 AM]
"Star Wars Resistance," A New High-Flying Animated Adventure Series, Takes Flight with a One-Hour Premiere Sunday, October 7, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW
The high-flying adventure series follows Kazuda Xiono ("Kaz"), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.

[08/17/18 - 07:31 AM]
Key Art Debut - Jeremy Saulnier's Gripping Psychological Thriller "Hold the Dark," A Netflix Film Starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgard, Riley Keough
The latest Netflix original film debuts on Friday, September 28.

[08/16/18 - 02:31 PM]
Starz's "Outlander" Season Four Returning November 4th!
Season four continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser (Caitriona Balfe) and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan), as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America.

[08/16/18 - 01:03 PM]
TNT Orders "The Angel of Darkness" Limited Series
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will return for the sequel to this year's "The Alienist."

[08/16/18 - 12:38 PM]
Special Edition of "20/20" Looks Back on Life and Legacy of Icon Aretha Franklin
Look for the one-hour special to air tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

[08/16/18 - 12:25 PM]
USA Network's "Real Country" Adds Celebrity Guests & Host; Sets Premiere Date
The latest additions include Trace Adkins, Wynonna Judd and Big & Rich.

[08/16/18 - 12:03 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Series Deal with Kenya Barris
Under the deal, Barris will write and executive produce all projects through his production company, Khalabo Ink Society.