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    [saturday, november 11, 2017]    
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[11/11/17 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Top Viewers, Demos for CBS
"Blue Bloods" is the most-watched program while "Hawaii Five-0" is tops among adults 18-49.

[11/10/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 10
Updates include: Warner Bros. Television suspends Andrew Kreisberg over harassment claims; Netflix drops remaining Louis C.K. stand-up special; and BBC nixes "Ordeal by Innocence" over rape allegations against Ed Westwick.

[11/10/17 - 01:42 PM]
Statement by FX Networks and FX Productions
"Today, FX Networks and FX Productions are ending our association with Louis C.K.," the companies said.

[11/10/17 - 12:01 PM]
"Gwen Stefani's You Make It Feel Like Christmas" Lights Up the Holidays on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 9 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
Additional guest appearances include Chelsea Handler, Ken Jeong, Seth MacFarlane and NE-YO, who will join Stefani for the holiday festivities.

[11/10/17 - 11:51 AM]
MTV's "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out" Moves to Brooklyn for Its Momentous Tenth Season Premiere on Thursday, November 30 at 11PM ET/PT
This season's star-studded roster includes 21 Savage, Fabolous, Desiigner, Wyclef, Keyshia Cole, Gary Owen, Sara Sampaio, Kyle, A Boogie, Michael Blackson, PnB Rock, MGK, Tee Grizzley, Ayo & Teo, Sky, Quincy, Christian, Justin Combs, Pete Davidson and many more.

[11/10/17 - 11:16 AM]
truTV Announces Additional Episode Order for "The Chris Gethard Show"
These 10 hour-long episodes are part of the series' third season (its first on truTV), which debuted in August, and brings the full season episode order to 26.

[11/10/17 - 10:03 AM]
Eminem to Perform New Single "Walk on Water" at the 2017 MTV EMAs
Eminem is nominated for two categories at the 2017 MTV EMAs, "Best Hip Hop" and "Best Live."

[11/10/17 - 10:01 AM]
Starz Adding Unscripted Programming to Larger Portfolio of Starz Series with Four Original Docuseries
The projects explore the criminal justice system, a youth sports program, the world of fashion and the legacy of hip-hop music on American culture.

[11/10/17 - 09:19 AM]
Prepare for Takeoff with the New Smithsonian Channel(TM) Series "Survival in the Skies"
The premiere reveals the technology that allowed Neil Armstrong to walk on the moon in 1969 and which will eventually allow explorers to walk on Mars.

[11/10/17 - 08:59 AM]
HGTV Leverages Its Multi-Platform Heft to Promote "Property Brothers at Home: Drew's Honeymoon House"
Premiering on Wednesday, November 22, the five-part series will star the brothers, their older sibling JD and Linda as they complete a massive renovation of the engaged couple's first home.

[11/10/17 - 08:52 AM]
Oxygen Media Premieres New Original Series "Final Appeal" on Sunday, January 7 at 7PM ET/PT
The series follows former football star and exoneree Brian Banks and former prosecutor Loni Coombs as they work tirelessly to uncover the truth behind controversial cases that may have led to wrongful convictions.

[11/10/17 - 08:35 AM]
Netflix Doubles Down on Gad Elmaleh Announcing His First Series "Huge In France" as Well as English Stand-Up Special
"Huge in France" will be co-created, executive produced by and will star Gad Elmaleh, with showrunners Jarrad Paul and Andy Mogel also serving as co-creators and executive producers.

[11/10/17 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "Thursday Night Football"
The Peacock begins its portion of the NFL franchise on top among adults 18-49.

[11/10/17 - 07:46 AM]
Chart-Topping Music Superstars Imagine Dragons & Khalid and Platinum-Selling Solo Artist Niall Horan to Perform at the "2017 American Music Awards(R)," November 19, on ABC
Other previously announced performers include BTS, Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and P!NK.

[11/09/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 9
Updates include: Ellen Page to star in Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy"; HBO eyes second season for "Big Little Lies"; and Sony Pictures Television looks to revive "Good Girls Revolt."

[11/09/17 - 04:29 PM]
Statement by FX Networks
"We are obviously very troubled by the allegations about Louis C.K. published in The New York Times today," said the network.

[11/09/17 - 01:35 PM]
Bravo Media Renews Multi-Tiered Deal with Late Night Talk Show Host and Emmy(TM) Award-Winning Producer Andy Cohen Through 2020
"Andy is a creative multi-hyphenate dynamo, who through his cheeky charm, fascination and fandom, makes you want to hang out with him - either on the seat next to him or on the screen in front of you," said Frances Berwick.

[11/09/17 - 01:21 PM]
BET Networks Is Bringing "Black Card Revoked" to Vivid Life as a New Television Game Show
Production will kick off in Los Angeles later this month, and the 12-episode series will premiere Wednesday, January 10.

[11/09/17 - 01:15 PM]
National Geographic and 360i Launch First-Ever Voice Powered Meditation App, Designed Specifically for Veterans
The meditation app will be available for free on smartphones via the Google Assistant app and Google Home Devices beginning today.

[11/09/17 - 01:05 PM]
Anthony Anderson Returns as Host for the 49th NAACP Image Awards Airing Live on TV One Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Monday, January 15, 2018
The telecast will also include a live pre-show from the star-studded red carpet.

[11/09/17 - 12:43 PM]
"The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color!," A New One-Hour Special Featuring Two Newly Colorized Episodes, To Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 22
Series creator and co-star Carl Reiner personally selected the two episodes to showcase the tremendous comedic talents of the late Mary Tyler Moore.

[11/09/17 - 12:08 PM]
Lifetime Keeps "It's a Really, Really Cozy Christmas" Going with Four Unscripted Specials
"Little Women: Atlanta," "Little Women LA," Bring It!," "The Rap Game" and "Married at First Sight" will all serve up special installments.

[11/09/17 - 12:00 PM]
"I Love Lucy Christmas Special," A New One-Hour Special Featuring Two Episodes of the Classic Series, To Be Broadcast Friday, Dec. 22
This year's edition features "The Christmas Episode" and the newly colorized "The Fashion Show."

[11/09/17 - 11:51 AM]
ABC Celebrates the Most Wonderful Time of the Year With Beloved "25 Days of Christmas" Programming
The countdown to "25 Days of Christmas" kicks off in late November with an ABC News "20/20" special edition, "Lights, Camera, Christmas: Inside Holiday Movie Classics."

[11/09/17 - 11:39 AM]
"Nature Boy" 30 for 30 on Ric Flair Averaged 1.8 Million Viewers; Highest Rated Cable Program for 18-49 Demo
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 7.

[11/09/17 - 11:16 AM]
In Anticipation of TNT's "The Alienist," Random House to Re-Release Caleb Carr's Modern Classic on Nov. 21
The series is slated to premiere on Monday, January 22 at 9:00/8:00c across TNT platforms.

[11/09/17 - 10:08 AM]
Grammy Award-Winning Artists Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood to Join "Star"
LaBelle will play Carlotta Brown's (Queen Latifah) tough but loving mother, Christine; and Norwood will play Carlotta's younger sister, Cassie.

[11/09/17 - 10:06 AM]
"High Maintenance" Begins Second Season Jan. 19
From the unexpected and offbeat to the predictable and mundane, "High Maintenance" provides a glimpse into the daily routines of a diverse group of New Yorkers and how they light things up.

[11/09/17 - 10:04 AM]
MTV Greenlights "Amazingness" with Rob Dyrdek on the Heels of the Milestone 10th Season of "Ridiculousness"
"Amazingness" is an irreverent and hilarious variety talent competition show hosted by Rob Dyrdek alongside a star-studded panel of judges including Eddie Huang, Krystal Bee and Chris "Drama" Pfaff.

[11/09/17 - 10:02 AM]
TBS' "The Detour" Returns for an All New Season on Tuesday, January 23rd at 10:30pm ET/PT
Season 3 finds the Parkers on the lam in Alaska.

[11/09/17 - 09:00 AM]
Chapter Two of "Star Trek: Discovery" Begins Sunday, Jan. 7
The second chapter features the remaining six episodes of season one, with the season finale dropping on Sunday, February 11, 2018.

[11/09/17 - 08:44 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Top Charts for ABC
The Alphabet's annual telecast is up more than 10% from last year among adults 18-49.

[11/09/17 - 08:05 AM]
HBO to Ring in the New Year with All Eight Installments of the Harry Potter Film Franchise, Available New Year's Day
This marks the first time that all nine films set in the fantastical wizarding world created by bestselling author J.K. Rowling will air on a single network, unedited and commercial-free.

[11/09/17 - 07:38 AM]
Oxygen Media's "Homicide for the Holidays" Premieres Saturday, November 25 at 6PM ET/PT
The limited series will examine five heart-wrenching cases where family holidays take a drastic turn.

[11/09/17 - 07:29 AM]
Three-Time Pro Bowler Greg Olsen Teams with FOX Sports as NFL Game Analyst
This marks the third time in the network's history that an active NFL player steps into the booth as a full game analyst during the regular season.

[11/09/17 - 07:12 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils the Gripping Official Trailer for "Dark," Its First German Original Series
"Dark," premiering on Netflix on December 1, 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.

[11/09/17 - 06:01 AM]
Amazon Announces Groundbreaking New Prime Video Series with Manchester City FC
This new series will take viewers on a behind the scenes journey through the whole of Manchester City's 2017/18 season.

[11/08/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 8
Updates include: Apple lands Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon-led drama; The CW passes on back nine for "Valor"; and Rowena King, Robin Weigert join AMC's "Dietland."

[11/08/17 - 10:37 PM]
Netflix Announces New Korean Original Film "Forgotten"
While the story takes endless twists and turns, the movie is expected to create never ending suspense.

[11/08/17 - 04:22 PM]
The CW Announces Full Season Order for "Dynasty"
The announcement was made today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW.

[11/08/17 - 03:02 PM]
The Ink Factory, BBC and AMC Announce Next John le Carre Project - "The Little Drummer Girl"
The Ink Factory is also working on a television adaptation of "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" produced in association with Paramount TV for the BBC and AMC.

[11/08/17 - 02:22 PM]
NBC Reveals January Return Dates, "Taken" Season Premiere
Look for the show's revamped second season to launch on Friday, January 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/08/17 - 01:59 PM]
CBS Announces Its Holiday Specials
Viewers will be treated to animated holiday favorites, newly colorized classic series, nostalgic reunions, festive musical performances and much more.

[11/08/17 - 01:09 PM]
"Meth Storm," Showing the Devastating Impact of the Drug Epidemic in Rural America, Debuts Nov. 27 on HBO
The film tells the story of rural, economically-disadvantaged users and dealers whose addiction to ICE and lack of job opportunities have landed them in an endless cycle of poverty and incarceration, and follows police and DEA agents struggling to stop the cartels.

[11/08/17 - 11:16 AM]
"Cash Cab" Returns to Discovery Channel with Emmy-Award(R) Winning Comedian Ben Bailey on Monday, December 4
The celebrity line-up this season includes Matthew Perry, Brooke Shields, Scott Bakula, Gilbert Gottfried, Dave Foley, Jeff Garlin and Susie Essman.

[11/08/17 - 10:54 AM]
Video: Season 2 Trailer for Hulu Original Series "Shut Eye"
All 10 episodes of Season 2 premiere Wednesday, December 6 only on Hulu.

[11/08/17 - 10:34 AM]
Terence Carter Promoted to EVP, Development, Drama and Comedy, Twentieth Century Fox Television; Charlie Andrews Named EVP, Drama Programming, Development and Event Series, Fox Broadcasting Company
Carter replaces Michael Thorn, who in August was named President of Entertainment for FOX.

[11/08/17 - 10:11 AM]
TLC to Air Special "Trading Spaces" Reunion Hosted by Lisa Joyner
Appearing in the special are original cast members Amy Wynn Pastor, Carter Oosterhouse, Doug Wilson, Frank Bielec, Genevieve Gorder, Hildi Santo-Tomas, Laurie Smith, Paige Davis, Ty Pennington and Vern Yip.

[11/08/17 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up a Ninth Season of Its Hit Series "Shameless"
The series returned this past Sunday with its highest-rated premiere since its third season and up 50 percent versus the season seven premiere.

[11/08/17 - 09:08 AM]
Amazon Greenlights Original Superhero Series "The Boys," Based on Comic Book from Preacher Creator Garth Ennis and Directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen
The series is scheduled to begin filming in the spring of 2018 for a 2019 release.







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[10/22/19 - 04:00 PM]
All Five CBS Freshman Series Receive New Production Orders
The critically acclaimed new drama "Evil" has been renewed for a second season in 2020-2021.

[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
"Very Ralph," The First Documentary Portrait of Fashion Icon Ralph Lauren, Debuts November 12, Exclusively on HBO
The feature-length film reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.

[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
The Fight to Save the World's Most Endangered Whale to Air Commercial Free When Enviro-Thriller "Sea of Shadows" Premieres on National Geographic Saturday Nov. 9
The film focuses on a looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller, as a rescue mission unlike any other comes together to combat the extinction of a species.

[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Sports Steps Up to the Plate with Exclusive Coverage of 2019 World Series Presented by YouTube TV
For the 20th consecutive season and 22nd overall, the FOX broadcast network is the exclusive home of the World Series, this year streaming live via the FOX Sports app and airing exclusively in Spanish on FOX Deportes.

[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Inks Overall Deal with Lisa Ling, Picks Up Documentary Series "Birth, Wedding, Funeral"
As part of her overall deal, HBO Max will have a first look at new projects she will continue to develop for the streamer.

[10/22/19 - 10:00 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" Wags and Tears His Way to Season Four!
The series returns Sunday, November 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim.

[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
MotorTrend Greenlights First Reality Competition Series "Bitchin' Boot Camp"
The series is scheduled to debut exclusively on the MotorTrend App, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world, in first quarter 2020 and is produced by Fischer Productions.

[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
Comedy Central Teams Up with All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal Documentary Based on the Irreverent Comedian's Life
Utilizing a vast archive including never-before-seen personal materials and featuring O'Neal's family and friends, the film will include a who's who of comedy placing his work into the context of the time as well as today.

[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Take Home Demo Honors
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
Discovery, Inc.'s Food Network Kitchen Officially Launches in U.S.
Food Network Kitchen is designed to improve the lives of customers by solving pain points associated with cooking, including meal prep and grocery shopping, boosting their culinary skills and making cooking a more joyous, delightful and convenient experience.

[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
FOX Sports Announces 2020 XFL Broadcast Schedule
FOX Sports' XFL coverage will feature years of football broadcasting experience, with the lead on-air team comprised of veteran studio and game broadcaster Curt Menefee providing play-by-play alongside Joel Klatt, who also serves as the network's lead college football analyst.

[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
The 2020 XFL Season Will Kick Off Feb. 8 on ABC
The new era of XFL football will begin on Feb. 8 with the DC Defenders, led by former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones, hosting the Seattle Dragons on ABC.

[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
Video: "9-1-1: Lone Star," Starring Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler, Premieres with a Special Two-Night Event, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 19, Following the NFC Championship Game
Said event continues with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts Trailer for "Ready for War" from Director Andrew Renzi Executive Produced by Drake and David Ayer
The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
Odessa A'zion, Maliq Johnson, Amalia Yoo, Amir Bageria and Odley Jean will star in the project, about public high school students in Brooklyn who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics.