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[01/10/18 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 10
Updates include: Gillian Anderson confirms exit from "American Gods," "The X-Files"; Jennifer Lopez to visit NBC's "Will & Grace"; and Netflix orders supernatural drama "Chambers."

[01/10/18 - 08:15 PM]
Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Announces Two More Seasons of Comedy Game Show "Funny You Should Ask"
Entertainment Studios will produce a total of 520 episodes through the end of the fourth season.

[01/10/18 - 11:07 AM]
Paramount Network, Sony Pictures Television, and David Shore Team Up to Develop New Scripted Series, "Accused"
"Accused" is an anthology series in which each stand-alone episode follows a different character as they make their way to court to hear whether they've been found guilty of a crime.

[01/10/18 - 11:06 AM]
WBTVG's Blue Ribbon Content Scores Two New Series Orders from Verizon, Plus New Digital Feature
The new live-action comedies are "Golden Revenge," from Conan O'Brien's Conaco LLC, and "Critters: A New Binge," a series adaptation of the cult classic feature films.

[01/10/18 - 09:47 AM]
Video: Crackle Announces February 8 Premiere and Reveals Trailer, Key Art and First-Look Images for "In the Cloud"
"In the Cloud" takes place in the near future after dozens of people are killed in attacks by a serial terrorist bomber.

[01/10/18 - 09:36 AM]
CMT's "Nashville" Final Season Debuts on High Note
CMT further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 4.

[01/10/18 - 09:16 AM]
R&B Star Tank, Comedian Gerald "Slink" Johnson and Hit-Making Producer Marcos "Kosine" Palacios Join TV Personality Jeff Johnson as the Official Cast of BET's Late-Night Talk Series "BET's Mancave" Premiering Thursday, January 18 at 10:30 PM ET/PT
From Executive Producer Steve Harvey and Truly Original, this progressive new talk format assembles a diverse group of black men who will share unadulterated and provocative views about life, love, politics, sex, pop culture and more.

[01/10/18 - 09:13 AM]
Michael Douglas Narrates New Amazon Prime Original Series "GRAND PRIX Driver"
All four episodes of the Prime Original Series will be available to stream on Friday, February 9.

[01/10/18 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Trailer for "Dirty Money" - A Netflix Original Documentary Series, Available Globally on January 26
From Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney, this thrilling six-part investigative series provides an up-close and personal view into untold stories of scandal and corruption in the world of business.

[01/10/18 - 09:02 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2018" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 30 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercials, pitting "Man" versus "Beast."

[01/10/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Silicon Valley" Begins Season Five March 25
The show takes a comic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[01/10/18 - 08:45 AM]
Michael J. Fox to Guest Star on ABC's "Designated Survivor"
Fox will guest star as Ethan West, a high-flying and connected Washington attorney who is hired by the President's Cabinet and ultimately appointed as special prosecutor to investigate former President Cornelius Moss's alleged leak of classified information.

[01/10/18 - 08:16 AM]
The Superstars Align for "Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Celebration"
Neil Patrick Harris, Taraji P. Henson and Hailee Steinfeld are among the first wave of performers.

[01/10/18 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Returns on Top in Demos for NBC
The Peacock tops the charts among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/10/18 - 06:30 AM]
Grammy(R) Nominees Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, Kesha, Bruno Mars with Cardi B, and SZA Set to Perform on "60th Grammy Awards(R)" on Jan. 28 on CBS
Previously announced performers include Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Patti LuPone, P!nk and Ben Platt.

[01/10/18 - 06:03 AM]
TNT Greenlights Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Series "Snowpiercer"
"I'm a personal fan of Bong Joon Ho's epic film, and jumped at the chance to honor his original vision, yet expand upon the world and characters with a diverse, award-winning cast," said Sarah Aubrey.

[01/09/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 9
Updates include: Hulu axes Hugh Laurie-led "Chance"; FOX extends "LA to Vegas" by three episodes; and NBC sets premiere dates for midseason comedy "Champions."

[01/09/18 - 05:13 PM]
More High-Energy Games and Big Fun on the Way as Hit Show "Ellen's Game of Games" Earns Second Season Renewal
"I'm so excited to get to do another season because I'm not just the producer and host, I'm also a loyal viewer," said Ellen DeGeneres.

[01/09/18 - 04:51 PM]
Freeform Announces Panels for the First Ever "Freeform Summit"
The format of the summit is guided by Freeform's identity, which continues to set itself apart from other content platforms by delivering stories that celebrate the power, possibility and inclusivity of youth culture.

[01/09/18 - 03:26 PM]
Video: Season Three of "UnREAL" Returns February 26 - Brand New Season 3 Extended Two-Minute Promo
Caitlin FitzGerald takes the reins as Everlasting's female "suitress," Serena.

[01/09/18 - 01:04 PM]
"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Apology Tour Kicks Off Today 
Tune in to TBS on Wednesday, January 24 to see which correspondent is the most repentant.

[01/09/18 - 12:30 PM]
CNBC Means Business in 2018 - Expands Primetime Lineup with Three Greenlights, Three New Series and Seven New Projects in Development
New originals include "BYOB: Be Your Own Boss," "Staten Island Hustle" and "Deadly Rich."

[01/09/18 - 11:37 AM]
Viceland Renews 2 Chainz's "Most Expensivest" for Second Season, Adds Six More Episodes of "The Trixie & Katya Show"
Plus: look for the return of "Hate Thy Neighbor" on Tuesday, January 23 as well as the premiere of "Slutever" on Wednesday, January 24.

[01/09/18 - 11:10 AM]
Video: "Trust" - Season 1: Official Trailer - FX
From Academy Award winners Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson, FX's new series will premiere March 25.

[01/09/18 - 09:59 AM]
Comedy Series "Barry," Starring Bill Hader, Debuts March 25
"Barry" is a dark comedy starring Bill Hader as a depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest.

[01/09/18 - 09:01 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Series "Absentia," Starring and Executive Produced by Highly Acclaimed Actress Stana Katic, To Debut Exclusively on Prime Video on Friday, February 2
While hunting one of Boston's most notorious serial killers, FBI Agent Emily Byrne (Katic) disappears without a trace and is declared dead.

[01/09/18 - 09:00 AM]
NBC Launches "Female Forward" Directors Initiative with Call for Submissions
"We already have some great initiatives in place for female and diverse directors. However, it's clear our industry needs to take it to the next level," Jennifer Salke said.

[01/09/18 - 09:00 AM]
Hulu Grows to Over 17 Million Subscribers in 2017, Emerges as Powerful Pay TV Alternative Combining Live Television with the Largest SVOD TV Library in the U.S.
The top three dramas on Hulu in 2017, based on hours watched, were "Law & Order: SVU," "This is Us" and "The Handmaid's Tale."

[01/09/18 - 08:44 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Good Doctor" Top Competition
The Alphabet wins the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49 amongst the broadcast networks.

[01/09/18 - 08:30 AM]
NBC Commits $500,000 to Support High School Theatre Programs with Launch of R.I.S.E. America
R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America will award 50 high schools a $10,000 grant that will enable them to enhance or revitalize their theatre programs.

[01/09/18 - 08:09 AM]
Justin Timberlake, Dwayne Johnson, "This Is Us" Cast Join "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Feb. 4 Live Post-Super Bowl Telecast
The show will air live from the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis following NBC's broadcast of Super Bowl LII, an original episode of "This Is Us" and late local news.

[01/09/18 - 07:41 AM]
Epic College Football Playoff National Championship Delivers Massive 16.7 Overnight, Up 9% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 8.

[01/08/18 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 8
Updates include: TBS formally pulls the plug on Louis C.K.'s animated series "The Cops"; and Rosario Dawson set to recur on The CW's "Jane the Virgin."

[01/08/18 - 06:47 PM]
New Unscripted Series "Miz & Mrs." (WT), Following the Lives of WWE(R) Superstars The Miz and Maryse, To Air on USA Network
The six-episode, half-hour series will feature the pair, known for being larger than life both in and out of the ring, as they become parents for the first time.

[01/08/18 - 04:42 PM]
First Look at New "Roseanne" Key Art to Commemorate the Show's Return on ABC
Iconic comedy series "Roseanne" returns to The ABC Television Network on Tuesday, March 27.

[01/08/18 - 04:01 PM]
New NBC Comedy "A.P. Bio" Premieres Two Episodes on Digital Platforms
The following two episodes (along with the pilot) will be available across digital platforms, including the NBC App, Hulu and those run by NBC owned and affiliated stations, beginning February 2, one day after the show debuts on the network.

[01/08/18 - 03:01 PM]
"grown-ish" Opens as Freeform's Biggest Series Launch in 2 Years
Freeform further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 3.

[01/08/18 - 01:35 PM]
Hulu Renews "Marvel's Runaways" and "Future Man"
The season finale of "Marvel's Runaways" launches tomorrow.

[01/08/18 - 01:34 PM]
2017 Best Ever for Investigation Discovery - #1 for W25-54 and #2 for P25-54
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/08/18 - 01:16 PM]
Discovery Channel Rings in 2018 as Cable's #1 Network Among Men 25-54 (Excluding Sports)
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/08/18 - 01:10 PM]
Nickelodeon to Premiere New Original TV Movie, "Blurt," on Monday, Feb. 19, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT), Starring "Henry Danger's" Jace Norman, JoJo Siwa and Daniella Perkins
The live-action comedy tells the story of Jeremy Martin (Jace Norman) who, after a comical virtual reality mishap, starts speaking every thought he has out loud and to complicate matters, he happens to be running in the school election.

[01/08/18 - 12:30 PM]
Intimate Documentary "May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers" Debuts Jan. 29 on HBO
Filmed with extensive access over more than two years, the project is an inside look at the North Carolina band.

[01/08/18 - 12:25 PM]
Hallmark Channel Wraps Up "Countdown to Christmas," Sweeps Fourth Quarter Competition
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for September 25 - December 31.

[01/08/18 - 12:00 PM]
DIY Network Starts Production on New Season of "The Vanilla Ice Project"
The new season is slated to premiere in July 2018.

[01/08/18 - 09:47 AM]
Comedian Tom Green Searches for Really Big Sites in Travel Channel Special - "Giant America"
"I've traveled the country performing at comedy venues for over 10 years, and I've seen lots of amazing places and objects along the way," said Green.

[01/08/18 - 09:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NFL Top Demos; NBC, Globes Lead Total Viewers
Both networks however are down a few ticks from their respective Sunday openers last year.

[01/08/18 - 09:12 AM]
ABC to Air "The Goldbergs" Spin-Off Pilot on Wednesday, January 24
Tim Meadows, Bryan Callen, Nia Long, Rachel Crow and Summer Parker star in "The Goldbergs: 1990-Something."

[01/08/18 - 09:06 AM]
MTV Renews Hit "Floribama Shore"
The network has greenlit 20 new episodes slated to premiere globally, beginning this summer.

[01/08/18 - 08:38 AM]
Science Channel Enjoys Highest Rated Year in Its History in 2017
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/08/18 - 08:08 AM]
Study by Disney-ABC Television and Accenture Strategy Identifies Key Drivers of Multiplatform Television ROI
In 2016, the companies released "Cross Channel Advertising Attribution: New Insights into Multiplatform TV," a report that demonstrated that multiplatform television delivered superior ROI over search, display and short-form video.







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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.