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[01/05/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 5
Updates include: Helena Bonham Carter in talks to join Netflix's "The Crown"; Navid Negahban in, Bryan Singer out on FX's "Legion"; and Christian Cooke to replace Ed Westwick in Amazon's "Ordeal by Innocence."

[01/05/18 - 03:51 PM]
NBC Sets Sunday Lineup with "Little Big Shots," "Genius Junior"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning March 18.

[01/05/18 - 02:59 PM]
E! Delivers an Unmatched Multi-Platform Red Carpet Experience with "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2018 Golden Globe Awards" This Sunday, January 7th
Kicking off at 4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT, Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic, along with a team of entertainment and pop culture experts including Kristin Cavallari, Brad Goreski and Nikki Glaser, will connect viewers across the globe with their favorite stars.

[01/05/18 - 02:48 PM]
Kiernan Shipka Set to Star in Netflix Original Series "Untitled Sabrina Project"
Shipka will star as the titular heroine Sabrina Spellman.

[01/05/18 - 01:29 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents Three All-New Movie Premieres in January
Holly Robinson Peete, Candace Cameron Bure and Courtney Thorne-Smith topline said offerings.

[01/05/18 - 01:22 PM]
Starz Announces New, Expanded FiOS TV Agreement with Verizon
Verizon will continue to offer the full complement of Starz offerings including premium pay TV channels, on-demand and online services.

[01/05/18 - 10:51 AM]
WGN America Tops 2017 as the #1 Entertainment Network in Growth
WGN America further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/05/18 - 10:34 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Probes the Passion, Artistry and Engineering Behind the World's Most Prized High-Performance Automobiles in "Supercar Superbuild"
The series immerses viewers behind the scenes with the fastest, most awe-inspiring luxury vehicles and sports cars, pulling back the curtain to capture a world fraught with high-stakes pressure, impossible deadlines, clandestine meetings, design challenges and dramatic styling.

[01/05/18 - 10:33 AM]
FX Networks Sets Upcoming Premiere Dates
Look for "Atlanta," "Trust" and "The Americans" all in March.

[01/05/18 - 10:18 AM]
FX Picks Up "Mayans MC" to Series
"Mayans MC" is the next chapter in the "Sons of Anarchy" saga, Kurt Sutter's award-winning series that was the highest-rated ongoing drama series in FX history for seven seasons.

[01/05/18 - 10:00 AM]
Jack Reynor Cast as Lead in CBS All Access' "Strange Angel"
Reynor will play Jack Parsons, a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker of 1930s Los Angeles who started as a janitor at a chemical factory but had fantastical dreams that led him to birth the unknown discipline of American rocketry.

[01/05/18 - 09:15 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights Season Two of "Caribbean Pirate Treasure" with Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau
Tropical locations such as the Bahamas, Cuba and Panama will be showcased in the new season, which begins production later this month.

[01/05/18 - 09:07 AM]
HBO Documentary "The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm," Sharing Lessons of the Holocaust Through the Conversation of a Young Boy and His Great-Grandfather, Debuts Jan. 27
Presented by HBO with the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, the short film debuts on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

[01/05/18 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Opens 2018 with a "Bang" in Viewers, Demos
Plus: FOX takes second among adults 18-49 with the launch of "The Four: Battle for Stardom."

[01/05/18 - 08:31 AM]
New Netflix Series, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman," to Launch as a Monthly Event Starting on January 12, 2018
Dave's lineup of influential guests includes George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey, Howard Stern and President Barack Obama.

[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.







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[10/22/18 - 02:23 PM]
Donna Gigliotti to Produce the 91st Oscars, and Glenn Weiss to Co-Produce and Direct "The Oscars"
"Donna and Glenn will infuse new energy and vision into this 91st awards presentation, and we are excited about a broad-based creative relationship with these two artists," said John Bailey.

[10/22/18 - 01:40 PM]
Monumental Documentary Series "Surviving R. Kelly" Set to Debut as a Special Three-Night Event Beginning January 3
Celebrated as one of the greatest R&B singers of all time, R. Kelly's genre defining career and playboy lifestyle has been riddled with rumors of abuse, predatory behavior, and pedophilia.

[10/22/18 - 01:32 PM]
Video: Come Visit Orphelin Bay - "Tidelands" Launches December 14
The Netflix series follows Cal McTeer, played by Charlotte Best, a young woman who returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay after 10 years in juvenile detention then jail.

[10/22/18 - 01:30 PM]
Freeform Pilot "Party of Five" Finds Its Leading Four
Brandon Larracuente, Emily Tosta, Niko Guardado and Elle Paris Legaspi will star in the modern reimagining of the groundbreaking original series.

[10/22/18 - 01:05 PM]
"The Price of Everything," A Revealing Look at the Contemporary Art Market, Debuts Nov. 12 on HBO
The film takes a deep dive into the contemporary art world, examining the role of art and artistic passion in today's money-driven, consumer-based society, and spotlighting collectors, dealers, auctioneers and a rich range of artists.

[10/22/18 - 12:43 PM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Returns for a Fifth Season, Premiering on Tuesday, October 30 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
This season the show captures Rickey Smiley navigating the ups and downs of his professional demands while adapting to new additions in his household, and juggling the growing pains of his young adult children.

[10/22/18 - 10:24 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Announces New Four-Part Series "Inside North Korea's Dynasty"
A year in production, the project premieres with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, November 11, and Sunday, November 18, on National Geographic in the US and globally in 171 countries and 43 languages.

[10/22/18 - 09:02 AM]
"Heathers" - The Five Night Binge-a-thon Begins on Thursday, October 25th at 10 PM ET/PT
All nine episodes will be available to stream on ParamountNetwork.com and the app starting Monday, October 22.

[10/22/18 - 08:31 AM]
Guillermo del Toro to Make His Animated Feature Film Directorial Debut at Netflix with His Lifelong Passion Project "Pinocchio"
Del Toro has set his retelling of the classic tale of Pinocchio in Italy during the 1930s.

[10/22/18 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Sunday, Another NFL Win for NBC
The Peacock takes home the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/22/18 - 08:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Serves Up Brand-New Animated Preschool Series, "Butterbean's Cafe," Premiering Monday, Nov. 12, at 1 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series will feature guest voice appearances by top celebrity chefs and culinary experts: Richard Blais, Alton Brown, Carla Hall, Padma Lakshmi, Giada De Laurentiis and Rachael Ray.

[10/22/18 - 07:34 AM]
Video: "Disenchantment" - Announcement: New Episodes Coming Soon - Netflix
Look for new episodes coming in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

[10/22/18 - 07:21 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights Sophomore Season of "Breaking Homicide"
Season two is slated to premiere Summer 2019, exclusively on ID.

[10/22/18 - 07:09 AM]
Video: Second Official Trailer - Amazon Prime Video's "Homecoming" Starring Julia Roberts
Heidi Bergman (Roberts) is a caseworker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition back to civilian life.

[10/22/18 - 07:03 AM]
Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" - Official Key Art Debut
The film will be available in theaters and on Netflix in December, produced by Esperanto Filmoj and Participant Media.