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[10/25/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 25
Updates include: Hannah Ware boards "The First" at Hulu; Alberto Frezza to round out the cast of "Grey's Anatomy's" spin-off; and Yancey Arias named regular on USA's "Queen of the South."

[10/25/17 - 05:46 PM]
Video: Watch the New Promo for "LA to Vegas," Premiering 2018 on FOX!
The series is a workplace comedy about an airline crew and the eccentric passengers who, every weekend, take the roundtrip flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas with one goal in mind - to come back a winner.

[10/25/17 - 02:30 PM]
Ana Gasteyer Joins Cast of "A Christmas Story Live!," Airing Sunday, Dec. 17, on FOX
Gasteyer will play "Mrs. Schwartz," the mother of one of "Ralphie's" friends.

[10/25/17 - 02:00 PM]
Third Installment of Syfy's Horror Anthology Series "Channel Zero" Reveals Next Title
"Channel Zero: Butcher's Block" is inspired by Kerry Hammond's "Search and Rescue Woods" Creepypasta tale.

[10/25/17 - 01:32 PM]
After Six-Month Nationwide Search, FX Networks Announces Largest Cast of Transgender Actors in Series Regular Roles for Its New Ryan Murphy Series, "Pose"
Set in the 1980s, the series looks at the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe, the downtown social and literary scene and the ball culture world.

[10/25/17 - 12:56 PM]
Vincent D'Onofrio Returns as Wilson Fisk in Season 3 of Netflix Original Series, "Marvel's Daredevil"
Additionally, Erik Oleson has joined the series as showrunner and executive producer.

[10/25/17 - 12:34 PM]
IFC Acquires New Season of "Baroness von Sketch Show"
Filming of Season 3 of "Baroness von Sketch Show" is underway in Toronto, Canada and new episodes will air on IFC in 2018.

[10/25/17 - 10:16 AM]
Discovery Returns to the Backwoods for Hit Series "Moonshiners" Premiering Tuesday, November 14
This season, the moonshiners take us deep into the remote corners of Appalachia to witness outrageous feats of backwoods engineering that keep their illegal distilling operations hidden.

[10/25/17 - 09:55 AM]
Fighting Like Cats and Dogs Is All Too Real on Animal Planet's All-New Series "Cat vs. Dog"
In the series, Cat expert Jackson Galaxy and dog expert/trainer Zoe Sandor provide support, direction, key insight and much needed help to families seeking to establish peace between dogs and cats in turbulent homes.

[10/25/17 - 09:40 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals the Official Season 5 Tralier of "Tamar & Vince" Premiering Thursday, November 9 at 9/8c
In this explosive season, Tamar and Vince reach a breaking point in their career and marriage.

[10/25/17 - 08:40 AM]
HGTV Greenlights "Restoring Idaho"
The six-episode series is slated to premiere in March 2018.

[10/25/17 - 08:33 AM]
Legendary Freed's Bakery Creates Outrageous One-of-a-Kind Cakes in New Series "Vegas Cakes"
The series kicks off with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, November 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/25/17 - 08:18 AM]
A&E Network to Premiere Limited Series "The Menendez Murders: Erik Tells All" on 11/30 at 10PM ET/PT
This riveting series includes extensive phone interviews with Erik as well as rare emotional footage, never-before-seen photos and new interviews with prosecutors, law enforcement, close family, friends and medical experts that chronicle the story you thought you knew.

[10/25/17 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX in Demos
The network's coverage of the Astros/Dodgers however is well short of last year's Indians/Cubs opener.

[10/25/17 - 08:06 AM]
Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Hey Violet, Why Don't We, Ayo & Teo, Jacob Sartorius and More Join Host Nick Cannon for "Nickelodeon HALO Awards 2017," Concert Event Celebrating Kids Who Are Helping and Leading Others, Sunday, Nov. 26, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
Clarkson will also be presented with the HALO Hall of Fame Award, an honor given to a celebrity who helps and leads others by making the world a better place.

[10/25/17 - 06:37 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Will Smith in Netflix's Action-Packed Feature Film "Bright"
Check out the explosive new trailer, which debuts today and features the exclusive first taste of two brand new tracks from the film's original soundtrack.

[10/24/17 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 24
Updates include: Scott Foley to lead "Whiskey Cavalier" for ABC; Syfy rounds out cast of "Tremors" pilot; and E! extends "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" with $150 million deal.

[10/24/17 - 08:27 PM]
Video: Watch the New Promo for "The Resident," Premiering 2018 on FOX!
The series is a powerful new medical drama focusing on the final years of a young doctor's training that rips back the curtain to reveal the truth of what really happens, both good and bad, in hospitals across the country.

[10/24/17 - 06:48 PM]
Video: Watch the New Promo for "A Christmas Story Live!," Premiering Dec. 17 on FOX!
The epic adaptation will be filmed at the historic Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.

[10/24/17 - 03:24 PM]
CBS Program Advisory - Second Season of "Superior Donuts" Will Premiere at a New Time
The series will now air at 9:00/8:00c as "Me, Myself & I" is staying put at 9:30/8:30c.

[10/24/17 - 12:00 PM]
As Officials Announce New Standards for Renewable Fuels, Discovery Spotlights the Biodiesel Industry in "Hot Grease"
The Discovery Impact documentary debuts Thursday, November 16 on Discovery following its premiere at the prestigious DOC NYC festival.

[10/24/17 - 10:55 AM]
"Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady," The Rising Star's First Stand-Up Special, Debuts Dec. 2, Exclusively on HBO
Taped in August at Skirball Center in New York City, the exclusive presentation showcases her signature voice as she takes on a wide range of topics.

[10/24/17 - 10:29 AM]
Lifetime Celebrates the Holidays with "It's a Really, Really Cozy Christmas" Programming Slate
"Wrapped Up In Christmas" and "A Very Merry Toy Store" will kick things off the weekend of November 25-26.

[10/24/17 - 10:06 AM]
OWN's New Docu-Series "Checked Inn" Set to Premiere Tuesday, November 21 at 10 PM ET/PT
From Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate TV, the series will air regularly on Saturdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT, beginning on November 25.

[10/24/17 - 09:35 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Revisits the Story of an American Heiress Turned FBI's Most Wanted in "The Lost Tapes: Patty Hearst"
Said installment tells the inside story, without interviews or narration, utilizing Hearst's own voice recordings, footage of her first interview following her release and first-hand audio tapes of the kidnappers.

[10/24/17 - 09:28 AM]
"Jeff Ross Roasts The Border: Live from Brownsville, Texas" One-Hour Docu-Comedy Special Premieres on Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
In this part stand-up, part documentary special, Ross unpacks, breaks down and tears apart our simmering immigration debate through stand-up, roasting and field segments from the US / Mexican border.

[10/24/17 - 09:07 AM]
"Big Mouth" Is Coming - Season 2 Lands Exclusively on Netflix in 2018!
"Big Mouth" is a 10-episode, half-hour edgy adult animated comedy from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg about the glorious nightmare that is teenaged puberty.

[10/24/17 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice"-Fueled NBC Tops Demos Once Again
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[10/24/17 - 08:00 AM]
Tony Award Winner Sara Ramirez Joins the Cast of "Madam Secretary"
Ramirez will play Kat Sandoval, a brilliant political strategist, legendary in D.C. for her talent and for abruptly dropping out of politics until Elizabeth manages to coax her back into the State Department.

[10/24/17 - 07:29 AM]
"The Job Interview" Premieres Wednesday, November 8 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
This 10-episode observational series brings viewers into the room as real employers conduct real interviews with real candidates, only one of whom will land an offer.

[10/24/17 - 05:46 AM]
In Celebration of "The 51st Annual CMA Awards," A Special ABC Presentation "Living Every Day: Luke Bryan," Airs Monday, November 6
The special shares an intimate look at the life and career of country music superstar Luke Bryan who welcomes Roberts to his Tennessee farm where he's joined by wife, Caroline, and young boys 'Bo' and Tatum, and nephew Til.

[10/23/17 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 23
Updates include: CBS pulls the plug on summer drama "Zoo"; Bebe Neuwirth exits "Madam Secretary"; and Lifetime's "UnREAL" fills out season four cast.

[10/23/17 - 11:14 AM]
Great American Country Orders 28 Episode Renewal of "Mountain Life"
The series follows families as they search for the ultimate mountain home, whether it's a classic slope-side A-frame, rustic log cabin or bamboo bungalow with views of a volcano.

[10/23/17 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Hit Drama "Ray Donovan" for Sixth Season
Consisting of 12 episodes, the sixth season is set to relocate from Los Angeles, where it has been based for the past five seasons, to New York City when production begins in early 2018.

[10/23/17 - 10:58 AM]
All-New Cities and Talent Announced for Season 2 of "Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City" - New Season Premieres November 3 on Comedy Central
"Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City" follows Hart and costars Joey Wells and Harry Ratchford on a quest to spotlight up-and-coming comics in cities that aren't normally featured on TV.

[10/23/17 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Samples Series Premiere of New Comedy "SMILF"
The pay channel is releasing the pilot early, ahead of its on-air debut Sunday, November 5.

[10/23/17 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Sunday Night Football" Victory
NBC once again wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/23/17 - 06:30 AM]
CBS All Access Renews "Star Trek: Discovery" for Second Season
The launch of "Star Trek: Discovery" on CBS All Access broke a new record for subscriber sign-ups in a single day, week and month for the service.

[10/23/17 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon's Fall 2017 Half-Hour Pilot Season Premieres on November 10 on Amazon Prime Video
Bridget Everett, Diarra Kilpatrick, George Saunders, Glenn Close, Hiro Murai, and Michael Patrick King are among the featured auspices.

[10/22/17 - 02:47 PM]
Meet the Cast of the All New Series of "Doctor Who"
When Jodie Whittaker takes over as the Thirteenth Doctor on the global hit show next year, she will be joined by an all new regular cast.

[10/22/17 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops FOX, NBC in College Football Showdown
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/21/17 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Holds Onto Demo Crown
"Blue Bloods" and "Hawaii Five-0" lead said categories for the Eye.

[10/20/17 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 20
Updates include: CBS eyes "Magnum, P.I." as latest reboot series; Jane Lynch targeted for Telepictures talk show; and Raoul Trujillo signs onto FX's "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off.

[10/20/17 - 09:42 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Good Doctor" Tops CBS' "NCIS" and NBC's "This Is Us" as the Season's Most-Watched Drama
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 9-15.

[10/20/17 - 09:18 AM]
FXX Scares Up Tricks and Treats for Halloween
FXX will celebrate Halloween with a The Simpsons "Treehouse of Horror" programming event culminating with a 13-hour marathon on Monday, October 31.

[10/20/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Will & Grace" Is the #1 Entertainment Show of the Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/20/17 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye claims top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/17 - 07:01 AM]
"A Very Pentatonix Christmas" Delivers the Holiday Spirit to NBC on Monday, Nov. 27 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
The one-hour television event will feature a duet with Jennifer Hudson and take viewers on a musical journey filled with joy, heart and laughter as the group performs some of their holiday favorites.

[10/20/17 - 06:50 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" on CBS and NFL Network Scores Another Ratings Increase, Up +5%
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 19.

[10/19/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 19
Updates include: Hulu gives final season to "Casual"; Steve Buscemi to replace Owen Wilson in "Miracle Workers" at TBS; and Erica Ash to lead BET's new drama "In Contempt."







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[10/17/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Demo Push by ABC Debuts
The Alphabet's premiere of "The Conners" leads all programs last night among adults 18-49.

[10/17/18 - 06:55 AM]
MTV to Honor Janet Jackson as 2018 "Global Icon" at "MTV EMAs" Airing Worldwide on November 4
Jackson will perform a medley of her greatest hits including her recent smash single, "Made for Now."

[10/17/18 - 12:46 AM]
MTV Studios and Facebook Watch Join Forces to Reimagine MTV's "The Real World" Around the World with Three All New Seasons
Drawing on Facebook's global platform, the new seasons will be native productions in Mexico, Thailand and the United States, respectively, to explore friendship, and the cultural and social environment in each.

[10/16/18 - 01:51 PM]
Netflix Starts Production on Psychological Thriller "Rattlesnake"
When a single mother accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter is bitten by a rattlesnake, she finds herself forced to pay back her "debt" by taking the life of a total stranger in the rural town of Tulia, Texas.

[10/16/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Final Table" - A Global Cooking Competition
The Netflix series features 12 teams of two chefs from around the world cooking the national dishes of Mexico, Spain, England, Brazil, France, Japan, the U.S., India and Italy.

[10/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Bruce Dern, Melissa Rauch and Horatio Sanz Join New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Black Monday"
Julie Hagerty and Vanessa Bell Calloway are also on tap for the newcomer, premiering in January.

[10/16/18 - 11:11 AM]
Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominees Christina Ricci and Judith Light Star in "Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story" Premiering January 19
Ricci plays 19th century pioneering journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman who published under the name of Nellie Bly.

[10/16/18 - 10:35 AM]
Country Music Icon Martina McBride Entertains from the Kitchen on New Food Network Series "Martina's Table"
McBride is giving Food Network viewers a glimpse of how she entertains at home, sharing her recipes and cooking tips that make her the queen of the kitchen.

[10/16/18 - 10:24 AM]
Pierce Brosnan to Host 7th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony on Sunday, November 4 Live on National Geographic
Hosted by Brosnan, the program will include a tribute to the late, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who died in March 2018.

[10/16/18 - 10:05 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Rights to "Travel Man" from All3Media International for Ovation TV, Ovation NOW, and Travel-Focused AVOD Service, JOURNY
Other titles for Ovation TV and Ovation NOW include "Stealing Van Gogh," "The KAWS Effect," and the arts-themed reality series "Fake or Fortune," "Antiques to the Rescue."

[10/16/18 - 09:18 AM]
Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett Set as Series Regulars in "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
Fletcher and Bennett will portray "Dave Boy" and "Bazza," respectively; both are lifelong friends of Alfred's from their army days serving in the same corps.

[10/16/18 - 09:09 AM]
Ovation Locks in U.S. Broadcast and Digital Rights to Seven Arts & Culture Titles from Sky Vision
The series will air on Ovation's linear arts network Ovation TV, its digital platform Ovation NOW, and/or on the company's cultural-travel streaming service JOURNY.

[10/16/18 - 09:03 AM]
Netflix Original Series "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" Adds to the Vibrant and Diverse World of Modern-Day Barbary Lane
Paul Gross returns to reprise his role with additional series regulars Murray Bartlett, Charlie Barnett, Josiah Victoria Garcia and May Hong.

[10/16/18 - 08:41 AM]
Animal Planet Launches New Global Brand Identity with Global Series Premiere of "Crikey! It's The Irwins" on October 28
The Animal Planet global brand identity will provide a multi-platform experience for every member of the family and begins as a phased rollout on October 28 in the U.S.

[10/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Once Again Tops Charts for NBC
The Peacock leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.