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[01/04/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 4
Updates include: FOX mulls sixth season of "Prison Break"; Jimmy Jean-Louis upped to regular on TNT's "Claws"; and Frank Langella cast in Showtime's "Kidding."

[01/04/18 - 10:30 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee Janet McTeer Joins "Ozark" Season 2
McTeer will play a Chicago based attorney with links to the cartel.

[01/04/18 - 03:45 PM]
ABC Pulls "The Mayor" Return from Lineup
Repeats of "Modern Family" will instead fill its Tuesday, 9:30/8:30c time period until further notice.

[01/04/18 - 01:02 PM]
Hulu, Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation Team Up to Bring Back "Animaniacs"
The series marks the first Hulu Original made for families, and with the legacy of these beloved characters, is intended to provide a co-viewing opportunity and experience for families to enjoy together.

[01/04/18 - 11:54 AM]
Comedy Central Ends 2017 with Highest-Rated Week of the Year
Comedy Central spins the numbers for the week of December 25-31.

[01/04/18 - 11:06 AM]
Video: Start the New Year with an All-New Trailer for "One Day at a Time" Season 2
A reimagining of the iconic Norman Lear's classic sitcom, "One Day at a Time" is an hilarious and heartfelt comedy that follows three generations of a Cuban-American family navigating the ups and downs of life.

[01/04/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Game of Thrones" to Return in 2019
The pay channel formally announces the six-episode, eighth and final season will roll out sometime next year.

[01/04/18 - 10:12 AM]
"Family Guy" to Air First-Ever Limited-Commercial-Interruption Episode Sunday, March 11, on FOX
In the "Send in Stewie, Please" episode, Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) gets sent to the office of his school's child psychologist, Dr. Cecil Pritchfield (guest voice Sir Ian McKellen), after pushing one of his classmates.

[01/04/18 - 10:11 AM]
Final Season of "New Girl" to Premiere Tuesday, April 10, on FOX
The eight-episode final season will have a special one-hour finale on Tuesday, May 15.

[01/04/18 - 10:10 AM]
FOX Renews "The Gifted" for a Second Season
The series wraps its freshman run with a two-hour finale on Monday, January 15.

[01/04/18 - 10:03 AM]
Syfy Announces Series Order for "Nightflyers," Based on George R.R. Martin's Novella, from Universal Cable Productions
Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala and Brían F. O'Byrne star in the project.

[01/04/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" Is Coming to Boomerang!
Catch the first 26 episodes of the series, including never-before-seen episodes, available January 11.

[01/04/18 - 09:38 AM]
New CNN Original Series, "The Radical Story of Patty Hearst," Premieres Sunday, Feb. 11
The six-part docuseries follows the transformation of Patty Hearst from heiress to terrorist in a saga of privilege, celebrity, politics, media, revolution, and violence.

[01/04/18 - 08:39 AM]
Comedy Central's Late Night Series "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" & "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper" Announce Live State of the Union Episodes January 30
This marks the seventh time "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" has aired live.

[01/04/18 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Premiere Puts FOX on Top
The network opens 2018 with a victory among adults 18-49.

[01/04/18 - 08:13 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Series "Patriot" Casts Debra Winger for Season Two
Winger will play Bernice Tavner, mother to lead John Tavner (Michael Dorman), and a high-ranking federal government official whose obligation to her country requires distance from her son's complicated work, while her son's worsening mental state requires the close care of a mother.

[01/04/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Game Over, Man!" New Trailer and Key Art
The Netflix film stars Adam Devine, Anders Holm and Blake Anderson.

[01/04/18 - 07:35 AM]
ESPN's Celtics-Cavaliers Telecast Matches Best Regular Season Rating in Nearly Two Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 3.

[01/04/18 - 07:23 AM]
Now Streaming on Hulu: "Lost"
The series comes to Hulu as part of a recent deal with The Disney/ABC Television Group.

[01/04/18 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, and P!nk Set to Bring Music's Biggest Night(R) Back to New York After 15 Years
Hosted by James Corden, "The 60th Annual Grammy Awards" will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York Sunday, January 28 (7:30-11:00 PM, live ET/4:30-8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[01/04/18 - 06:20 AM]
All Adoptable Puppies Storm the Gridiron When Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl" Returns on Sunday Feb. 4
The annual event featuring two hours of fuzzy faces, sloppy kisses, incredible interceptions, puppy penalties and hard-won touchdowns.

[01/04/18 - 04:46 AM]
Netflix Reveals the Launch Date and First Look for the Second Season of Its French Original Series "Marseille" on Netflix February 23, 2018
The original cast including Géraldine Pailhas and Stéphane Caillard return, and are joined by Natacha Régnier and Vladimir Consigny.

[01/03/18 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 3
Updates include: Netflix renews "She's Gotta Have It"; Robbie Amell to star in Amazon's "Upload"; and ABC nixes its "Rolling Stone 50" special.

[01/03/18 - 12:22 PM]
ABC Announces a Special TGIT Event with "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Scandal" Crossover Episodes
Kerry Washington and Viola Davis posted the news early this morning and it was confirmed by Shonda Rhimes and Pete Nowalk, executive producer of "How to Get Away with Murder."

[01/03/18 - 12:18 PM]
Lifetime Feature "A Tale of Two Coreys" and One-Hour Special "Corey Feldman: Moment of Truth" Debut This Weekend
In the special, Feldman reveals exclusive details surrounding the loss of his best friend and co-star Corey Haim, including Haim's last words to him before his death.

[01/03/18 - 11:47 AM]
Video: IFC Unveils First "Portlandia" Season Eight Trailer
In the all-new trailer, catch a glimpse of the heightened antics to come in the series' final run.

[01/03/18 - 11:32 AM]
Freeform Orders a Three-Part Limited Series Event of "The Fosters" for Summer 2018 and a New Spinoff Series
The new series follows the lives of Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives.

[01/03/18 - 10:45 AM]
Olivia Munn to Host the 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"We are absolutely thrilled to have Olivia hosting this year's ceremony, and know that she will deliver an entertaining and sharp-witted evening to everyone in the room, and the viewers at home," said BFCA President Joey Berlin.

[01/03/18 - 10:30 AM]
"The Real" Renewed by Fox Television Stations for Two Years (2018-20)
This season, "The Real" went live creating spontaneous energy and fun on screen as well as allowing for viewer participation across social media platforms.

[01/03/18 - 10:00 AM]
VH1's Ratings Soar with the Series Premiere of "Love & Hip Hop: Miami"
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, January 1.

[01/03/18 - 09:35 AM]
ESPN in 2017: Live Events Drive Audience Increases
ESPN further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/03/18 - 09:30 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires U.S. TV Rights to "Believer" from Live Nation Productions Ahead of Its Sundance Premiere
Directed by Don Argott, the film follows Mormon Dan Reynolds, frontman for the Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons, as he takes on a new mission to explore how the Mormon Church treats its LGBTQ members.

[01/03/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ellen's Game of Games" Bows with Big Demos for NBC
The Peacock gets a huge boost from back-to-back originals of the game show.

[01/03/18 - 07:11 AM]
Netflix Confirms "Bright" Sequel
David Ayer will write and direct the sequel with Will Smith and Joel Edgerton expected to return and Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless set as producers.

[01/03/18 - 07:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Kicks Off 2018 with "Winterfest" Featuring Four New Winter-Themed Movie Premieres in January
Katrina Bowden, Thomas Beaudoin, Rachel Leigh Cook, Niall Matter, Taylor Cole, Jack Turner, Rukiya Bernard, Dewshane Williams, Dean Cain and Kristy Swanson are among the featured cast members.

[01/03/18 - 06:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders a New Season of "The Circus" Premiering Sunday, April 15 at 8 PM ET/PT
Alex Wagner will join returning hosts John Heilemann and Mark McKinnon.

[01/03/18 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video and ITV Greenlight Original Dramatic Series "The Widow" Starring Kate Beckinsale
The series follows Georgia Wells (Beckinsale) who has cut herself off from her previous life and is no longer the woman she once was.

[01/02/18 - 09:33 AM]
Video: Surprise, The End Is Near - On January 5, Netflix Will Debut "The End of the F***ing World"
Based on the award-winning graphic novels, adapted by acclaimed newcomer Charlie Covell, the eight episode series follows James and Alyssa - a self-proclaimed psychopath and a foul-mouthed rebel fed-up with her boring life.

[01/02/18 - 09:01 AM]
E! Greenlights "Citizen Rose" Airing Tuesday, January 30 8PM ET/PT
In the span of 10 days, artist/activist Rose McGowan was arrested, met with former President Barack Obama, and became one of TIME Magazine's "People of the Year," all while navigating the minefield of those trying to silence her.

[01/02/18 - 08:28 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelor" Open 2018 with Demo Victory
CBS however is the most-watched network with a marathon from "Young Sheldon."

[01/02/18 - 08:25 AM]
Thrilling Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual Delivers Monster 14.8 Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 1.

[01/02/18 - 08:24 AM]
Video: The "Unfortunate" First Face of 2018 - Date Announce & First Footage
On New Year's Day, Count Olaf himself (Neil Patrick Harris) invaded screens of Netflix members to surprise fans the world over with a fourth-wall-breaking message.

[01/02/18 - 07:41 AM]
Video: 5-6-7-8... Step Into the New Year with the Trailer for the Netflix Film "Step Sisters"
The film stars Megalyn Echikunwoke, Matt McGorry, Naturi Naughton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Marque Richardson, Eden Sher, Lyndon Smith, Gage Golightly, Nia Jervier and Alessandra Torresani.

[01/02/18 - 07:11 AM]
Video: The Queen of Cannabis Is Back - Kathy Bates and "Disjointed" Return
The irreverent workplace comedy stars Academy Award winner Kathy Bates as Ruth, a lifelong advocate for legalization whose dreams are finally realized when she becomes the owner of a cannabis dispensary in LA.

[01/02/18 - 04:15 AM]
Hoda Kotb Joins Savannah Guthrie as Co-Anchor of NBC News' "Today"
Guthrie and Kotb will co-anchor the 7-9 a.m. hours, along with weather anchor Al Roker and Orange Room host Carson Daly.

[01/02/18 - 03:01 AM]
Reelz Announces 6 New Original Series and New Episodes of 5 Returning Series Plus 4 New Specials
"The Price of Fame," "Breaking the Band," "Irreconcilable Differences" and "Cashed Out" will join previously announced newcomers "Stalker Files" and "It Happened Here."

[01/01/18 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Closes 2017 on Top in Viewers, Demos
"Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018" puts the Alphabet in front last night.

[12/31/17 - 09:47 AM]
"Channel Zero: Butcher's Block" Is Coming for You - February 7th at 10/9c on Syfy
The anthology's third installment will return to Wednesday nights on the cable channel.

[12/31/17 - 08:48 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Penultimate Night of 2017
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" is the top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/31/17 - 08:04 AM]
New Year's Six: Capital One Orange Bowl and PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Both Post Strong Ratings
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, December 30.







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[01/16/18 - 10:52 AM]
Nickelodeon's Viral Sports Clip Series "Crashletes" Returns for an Epic Third Season, Premiering Sunday, Feb. 11, at 10 A.M. (ET/PT) in TeenNick's NickSports Block
Co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson will be joined by a guest athlete in each episode who will help provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers, blunders and absurdities.

[01/16/18 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Kids Offers Sneak Peek of Its First Series Dedicated to the Arts and Creativity: "Pinkalicious & Peterrific"
Three full-length 11-minute stories are now available; additional stories will roll out on digital platforms every Friday until February 9, when PBS stations will broadcast a special, one-hour series premiere event.

[01/16/18 - 10:03 AM]
PBS Announces "Native America," New Four-Part Series Premiering Fall 2018
Weaving history and science with living indigenous traditions, the series brings to life a land of massive cities connected by social networks spanning two continents, with unique and sophisticated systems of science, art and writing.

[01/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
PBS Announces "#MeToo, Now What?" (w.t.) New Half-hour, Five-Part Series Premiering February 2018
Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International, hosts the series, premiering Friday, February 2 at 8:30/7:30c.

[01/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
PBS Announces Key Authors, Celebrities and Notable Figures in the Entertainment, Sports, News and Literary Worlds Lending Their Voices to "The Great American Read"
The series launches with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/18 - 09:08 AM]
Ovation Acquires US Broadcast and Digital Rights to Season Two of "Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty"
In season two, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a search for the secrets to lasting beauty and a complete sense of well-being through The Americas.

[01/16/18 - 09:07 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Premiere Rights to Season Three of the Critically Acclaimed International Hit Drama Series "Versailles"
Since its debut on Ovation in the fall of 2016, the series has been a remarkable success for the network, both on air and across its social networks.

[01/16/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ovation Celebrates the Art of Wine with Acquisition of "The Wine Show" Season One
Starring Matthew Goode and his good friend Matthew Rhys, "The Wine Show" take viewers on a fresh, accessible and thoroughly entertaining new journey into wine.

[01/16/18 - 08:38 AM]
Raelle Tucker and Scott Winant to Collaborate with Blumhouse Television to Produce Scripted Drama Series for Facebook Watch
The series, "Sacred Lies" (working title), is based on the classic Grimms Brothers tale, "The Handless Maiden" and the novel, "The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly" by Stephanie Oakes.

[01/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
New Action-Packed Series "Fly Guys" Set to Debut on Facebook's Watch
The non-scripted series will follow an all-star crew of Europe's most talented acrobats and professional stunt performers.

[01/16/18 - 08:36 AM]
Bear Grylls Invites the Facebook Watch Community to "Face the Wild" with New Electus/BGV-Produced Adventure Docu-Series Launching March 21
Answering thousands of requests from Facebook followers across the nation, for the first time Bear will surprise 10 of his most inspiring fans by inviting them on one-on-one adventures of a lifetime: joining him in facing the wild.

[01/16/18 - 08:16 AM]
Season Three of "NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Presented By YouTube TV" Launches Jan. 20 with Two Blockbuster Games
First, the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James will host the Oklahoma City Thunder and Russell Westbrook in an NBA Saturday Primetime Special on ABC at 3:30 p.m. ET.

[01/16/18 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor," "Good Doctor" Top Charts for ABC
The Alphabet's duo helps lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/16/18 - 08:00 AM]
"Everything Sucks!" Launches Globally on Netflix on February 16, 2018
"Everything Sucks!" is a quirky, funny coming of age story that revolves around Boring High School's A/V Club and Drama Club - two crews of nerdy-edgy outsiders, who join forces to make a movie and endure the purgatory known as high school.

[01/16/18 - 06:05 AM]
Amazon Studios Signs Overall Deal with Emmy-Nominated Creator Sharon Horgan
In addition to her personal deal, Horgan and co-founder Clelia Mountford's entertainment company, Merman, also signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios.