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[10/26/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 26
Updates include: AMC orders third season of "Preacher"; ABC pulls "Ten Days in the Valley" from Sunday nights; and Aidan Gillen to star in History's "Blue Book."

[10/26/17 - 02:04 PM]
Production Underway at a Fresh Batch of Haunted Locations for Season 3 of Destination America's Fan Favorite Series "Paranormal Lockdown"
As a top-performing series on Destination America, the show's third season is currently in production and will premiere in 2018.

[10/26/17 - 01:36 PM]
Ryan Murphy's "Pose" Announces New Cast Members
Evan Peters, Kate Mara, James Van Der Beek and Tatiana Maslany are among the latest additions.

[10/26/17 - 01:03 PM]
Tony(R) and Emmy(R) Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda to Executive Produce New Showtime(R) Series "The Kingkiller Chronicle" Based on Bestselling Patrick Rothfuss Book Series
Miranda will also compose music for the series, which is based on Patrick Rothfuss's global bestselling contemporary fantasy trilogy.

[10/26/17 - 12:00 PM]
Freeform's Groundbreaking Family Drama "The Fosters" Returns for Season 5B on Tuesday, January 9
The series is back for 10 more episodes this winter, including a monumental 100th episode.

[10/26/17 - 11:00 AM]
History(R)'s New Nonfiction Limited Series "The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer" Is on a Mission to Crack the Code
Premiering on Tuesday, November 14, this five-part limited series, features a team of top investigators and code-breakers, working in tandem with a super-computer, known as CARMEL, the first of its kind programmed to think like a killer.

[10/26/17 - 10:12 AM]
Netflix Renews A-dick-tive "American Vandal" for Season 2
Co-creators/executive producers Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda, as well as showrunner/executive producer Dan Lagana, are slated to return.

[10/26/17 - 10:05 AM]
"War Dog: A Soldier's Best Friend," Poignant Documentary Exploring the Unbreakable Bond Between Multi-Purpose K9s and Their Handlers, Debuts Nov. 13 on HBO
From executive producer Channing Tatum and director Deborah Scranton, the film highlights the intimate relationship between U.S. Special Operations soldiers and their K9s, who serve together as human-animal teams in combat.

[10/26/17 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform's First Original Christmas Movie, "Angry Angel," From Sony Pictures Television, to Premiere Monday, November 27
"Angry Angel" follows a young woman-turned-angel, Allison Pyke (Brenda Song), who is stuck on Earth and can't seem to ring the right bells in order to pass through those pearly gates into heaven.

[10/26/17 - 09:20 AM]
Witness a One-of-a-Kind Community Where Polar Bears and Humans Live Together in a New Season of the Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series "Polar Bear Town"
This three-episode second season premieres Wednesday, November 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/26/17 - 09:05 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Runaways" Trailer - A Hulu Original
The first three episodes of the 10-episode season will premiere on Tuesday, November 21.

[10/26/17 - 09:05 AM]
Discovery Announces All-New Automotive Special "Max Grundy"
Designer and builder Max Grundy doesn't just restore classic cars and trucks - he creates icons.

[10/26/17 - 09:01 AM]
"JFK: The Smoking Gun" Returns to Reelz Monday, November 6 at 6pm ET/3pm PT
The two-hour documentary, extensively researched by veteran police detective Colin McLaren, is based on his four and a half year investigation into JFK's death including inspecting more than 30,000 government documents.

[10/26/17 - 09:00 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Ken Block's "The Gymkhana Files," Produced by Hoonigan Media Machine, Exclusively for Prime Video
The series chronicles famed motorsports star and entrepreneur Ken Block and the making of Gymkhana 10, the recently-announced tenth installment of his award-winning, record-breaking Gymkhana Film series.

[10/26/17 - 08:56 AM]
Liam Payne, Travis Scott, French Montana and Clean Bandit Join 2017 MTV EMA Performer Lineup
The artists join previously-announced performers Shawn Mendes, Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello, Kesha, The Killers, Stormzy, and this year's 2017 MTV EMA host Rita Ora, who will be performing her highly-anticipated new single.

[10/26/17 - 08:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rides Game 2 to Victory
The network's coverage of the World Series however falls 20% short from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[10/26/17 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Mudbound" - A Timeless and Sweeping American Epic from Director Dee Rees
Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke, Jonathan Banks, Mary J. Blige and Rob Morgan star in the Netflix film.

[10/26/17 - 07:32 AM]
Multiplatinum Pop Superstar Selena Gomez to Perform at the "2017 American Music Awards(R)," Sunday, November 19, on ABC
Selena's performance was announced earlier this morning via American Music Awards Social Media Pages.

[10/26/17 - 07:23 AM]
Cookie-Cutter Homes Get a Custom Revamp in Upcoming HGTV Series "Hidden Potential"
The 13 half-hour episodes are scheduled to premiere in July 2018.

[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.







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[12/13/17 - 04:00 PM]
Bryan Cranston to Guest Host Tonight's Broadcast of "The Late Late Show with James Corden"
Cranston will fill in while James Corden enjoys time with his family following the birth of his daughter yesterday.

[12/13/17 - 02:39 PM]
The Biggest Night in "Lip Sync Battle" History Celebrates the Biggest Name in Music History
"Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Celebration," a one-hour special, airs Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/13/17 - 01:00 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Film Partner to Debut First-Ever Live Theatrical Commercial
Holiday tentpole "The Greatest Showman" will debut a live, two-and-a-half minute commercial during the network's upcoming three-hour live musical event, "A Christmas Story Live!"

[12/13/17 - 12:14 PM]
Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, Returns for Second Season Jan. 19 on HBO
New guest stars this season include Danielle Brooks, John Gallagher, Jr., Jessica Hecht, Luzer Twersky and Kate Lyn Sheil.

[12/13/17 - 11:20 AM]
Paramount Network Teams Up with mitu to Develop "Browntown," A New Sketch Comedy Series
Featuring a prominent multicultural cast of emerging comics, improv actors, popular social influencers and celebrity cameos, "Browntown," will be set in a fictional, predominantly Latino neighborhood, designed to reflect today's diverse America.

[12/13/17 - 11:20 AM]
Bebe Rexha to Kick Off "A Christmas Story Live!" with Performance of New Original Song "Count on Christmas"
The song was written specifically for the live musical event by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Tony Award winners for the musical "Dear Evan Hansen," and lyricists of "La La Land's" Academy Award-winning song, "City of Stars."

[12/13/17 - 11:10 AM]
Four-Part Documentary Event "The Defiant Ones" Wins IDA Documentary Award for Best Limited Series
The documentary recently received a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Music Film.

[12/13/17 - 10:03 AM]
America's Leading True Crime Network, Investigation Discovery and Bestselling Author, James Patterson Write the Book on Intrigue and Deceit in All-New Series, "Murder Is Forever"
Patterson's first foray into true-crime television, based upon the authentic stories featured in his upcoming paperback books - is set to debut on Monday, January 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/13/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Vet Life" Returns with Cy-Fair Animal Hospital's Unwavering Dedication to the Animals of the Texas Community in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey
The third season of "The Vet Life" premieres Saturday, January 13 at 10:00/9:00c on Animal Planet.

[12/13/17 - 09:58 AM]
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Induction Ceremony will again have its television premiere on HBO, and a radio broadcast on SiriusXM.

[12/13/17 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Announces the Midseason Return of "Designated Survivor" in 2018
The series will resume its sophomore run on Wednesday, February 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/13/17 - 08:22 AM]
Red Nose Day Campaign Returns to NBC with a Night of Special Programming on May 24, 2018
Since its launch in 2015, Red Nose Day in the U.S. has raised over $100 million and has sold 30 million of the campaign's iconic Red Noses, positively impacting the lives of more than 8.3 million children living in poverty.

[12/13/17 - 08:16 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Off the Demo Competition
The Peacock's reality franchise is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[12/13/17 - 08:09 AM]
We Have Plenty More Battles to Fight - "Mr. Robot" Has Been Renewed for Season 4
USA confirmed the news via social media this morning.

[12/13/17 - 08:02 AM]
Comedy Central Acquires "The Office" from NBCUniversal to Premiere with All-Day Marathon on Monday, January 15
Select episodes will be available to stream on cc.com and the CC App.