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[01/11/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 11
Updates include: Nancy Travis tapped for Netflix's "The Kominsky Method"; Brooke Shields bound for The CW's "Jane the Virgin"; and Fiona Gubelmann scores arc on ABC's "The Good Doctor."

[01/11/18 - 04:31 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns with New Shows on Jan. 13, 20, 27
Jessica Chastain (January 20) and Will Ferrell (January 27) will follow the previously announced Sam Rockwell (January 13) as hosts.

[01/11/18 - 12:42 PM]
Comedy Series "Barry," Starring Bill Hader, Debuts March 25 on HBO
Other cast regulars include Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan and Henry Winkler.

[01/11/18 - 12:41 PM]
Hit Comedy Duo Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson Comes to HBO with a Series of "2 Dope Queens" Specials, Debuting Feb. 2
Guests include Uzo Aduba, Tituss Burgess, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Stewart.

[01/11/18 - 12:40 PM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for the First Half of 2018
Judd Apatow, Peter Kunhardt, Rebecca Miller and Mariska Hargitay are among the featured auspices.

[01/11/18 - 12:39 PM]
Al Pacino Stars in HBO Films' "Paterno," Debuting This Spring
The film also stars Riley Keough, Kathy Baker, Greg Grunberg, Annie Parisse and Larry Mitchell.

[01/11/18 - 12:38 PM]
HBO Films' "Fahrenheit 451," Starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, Based on Ray Bradbury's Classic Novel, Debuts This Spring
Directed by Ramin Bahrani and written by Bahrani & Amir Naderi, the film is based on Ray Bradbury's classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is an opiate, history is rewritten and "firemen" burn books.

[01/11/18 - 12:37 PM]
Emmy(R) Winner "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns for Its Fifth Season Feb. 18, Exclusively on HBO
The series has been renewed for two additional seasons, extending its run on the network through 2020.

[01/11/18 - 12:36 PM]
"Elvis Presley: The Searcher," Comprehensive Documentary Exploring His Creative Journey, Debuts April 14
This three-hour, two-film presentation focuses on Elvis Presley the musical artist, taking the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.

[01/11/18 - 12:35 PM]
Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement to Return to HBO This Spring with an Hour-Long Flight of the Conchords Comedy Special
To tape before a live sold-out audience during their United Kingdom tour, the exclusive presentation will feature the duo performing their classics and new original songs from their "Flight of the Conchords Sing Flight of the Conchords Tour."

[01/11/18 - 12:34 PM]
"The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling," Two-Part Documentary from Judd Apatow Exploring the Life of the Legendary Comedian, Debuts March 26 and 27, Exclusively on HBO
When Shandling passed away in 2016, he was widely remembered as a top stand-up comic and the star of two of the most innovative sitcoms in TV history.

[01/11/18 - 12:33 PM]
Drama Series "Succession" Debuts This June, Exclusively on HBO
Brian Cox, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Matthew Macfadyen, Natalie Gold, Peter Friedman and Rob Yang all star.

[01/11/18 - 12:32 PM]
WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition" Premieres March Featuring Amber Portwood, Brandi Glanville, Renee Graziano, and More!
All dealing with notorious and well-publicized rifts, these families will undergo intense counseling and decide, with the help of experienced therapists Dr. Ish Major and Dr. Venus Nicolino, whether to mend or end their toxic family ties.

[01/11/18 - 12:30 PM]
"Andi Mack Live Play" and "Andi Mack Cast Party" Interactive Programming Event, Monday, January 15 on Disney Channel
The event takes place during a new episode of "Andi Mack," airing simultaneously on the DisneyNOW app and Disney Channel.

[01/11/18 - 12:01 PM]
truTV Announces 2018 Greenlights, Premiere Dates & Guest Stars for Its Comedic Programming Slate
Guest stars in "Bobcat Goldthwait's Misfits & Monsters" include Michael Ian Black, Bridget Everett, Dave Foley, Seth Green, Melissa Joan Hart, David Koechner, Samm Levine, Joel Murray, Dave Pasquesi and Danny Pudi.

[01/11/18 - 12:00 PM]
"Jane Fonda in Five Acts," The Story of the Cultural Icon, Debuts Later This Year, Exclusively on HBO
Directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy, the film, an intimate look at her singular journey, debuts later this year, exclusively on HBO.

[01/11/18 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Announces Spring Series Return Dates
New seasons of "Elementary" and "Code Black" will take over for "Scorpion" and "Criminal Minds," respectively.

[01/11/18 - 11:16 AM]
HBO Signs Investigative Journalist Ronan Farrow to Exclusive Three-Year Deal
Farrow will develop and front a series of investigative documentary specials for the network.

[01/11/18 - 11:05 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Brad Garrett Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "I'm Dying Up Here"
Garrett will play comedy legend Roy Martin, who arrives on the scene at Goldie's and drops bombs and wisdom on the club's comics.

[01/11/18 - 10:48 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Starts Production on Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Original Series "Mr. Mercedes"
Jack Huston and Maximiliano Hernandez will join returning cast members Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Jharrel Jerome, Scott Lawrence, Breeda Wool, Justine Lupe and Holland Taylor.

[01/11/18 - 10:47 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Announces Upcoming 2018 Original Programming Slate
"Condor," Audience Network's new conspiracy thriller series produced by MGM Television and Skydance Television, will premiere on Wednesday, June 6.

[01/11/18 - 10:26 AM]
TV One Premieres "Behind the Movement" on Sunday, February 11 at 7 P.M. ET
The original film, starring Meta Golding, Loretta Devine, Isaiah Washington and Roger Guenveur Smith, features the actual bus where Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger on December 1, 1955 spiraled into the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott.

[01/11/18 - 10:04 AM]
TBS Renews Top Two New Unscripted Cable Comedies of 2017 "Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker's Wild" and "Drop the Mic" for Second Seasons
Both series will return in the Spring of 2018.

[01/11/18 - 10:03 AM]
TBS Orders Two More Seasons of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
The Emmy Award-winning "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" will return Wednesday, February 7 in its usual timeslot at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

[01/11/18 - 10:02 AM]
TBS Announces New Monday Night Animation Block with Season Premiere of "American Dad!" and Series Premiere of "Final Space"
In addition, the network has ordered two more seasons of the top-rated animated hit "American Dad!".

[01/11/18 - 10:01 AM]
Tracy Morgan Returns to Television in "The Last O.G." Tuesday, April 3 @ 10:30 PM (ET/PT) on TBS
"The Last O.G." centers on Tray (Morgan), an ex-con shocked to see just how much the world has changed when he is released from prison for on good behavior after a 15-year stint.

[01/11/18 - 10:01 AM]
Grey Sloan Memorial's Latest Batch of Interns Struggle to Prove Their Worth in New Six-Episode Digital Series, "Grey's Anatomy: B-Team"
All six episodes in the series are available now on ABC.com and the ABC app.

[01/11/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Trailer for Hulu's "The Looming Tower"
Based on the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, "The Looming Tower" traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the late 1990s and how the rivalry between the FBI and CIA during that time may have inadvertently set the path for the tragedy of 9/11.

[01/11/18 - 09:01 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" Head Bangs Its Way Into Third Season
Adult Swim is moshing its way around the country with an immersive, fan-centric 13-city metal "thrash-tastic" tour featuring bands Exodus and Municipal Waste in support of the new season of its animated series.

[01/11/18 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Tight Race Among Adults 18-49
Week two of "The X-Files" and "9-1-1" power the network to the demo crown.

[01/11/18 - 08:04 AM]
Nickelodeon and WWE Superstar John Cena Prep Three Projects for 2018, Including Host of the "2018 Kids' Choice Awards"
Cena will get into character by lending his voice to an original villain named Baron Draxum in the brand-new 2D animated series "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," premiering late 2018.

[01/11/18 - 08:00 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Broadcast Live Following State of the Union Address, Tuesday, Jan. 30
The last live broadcast aired nearly a year ago on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, following President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress.

[01/11/18 - 07:49 AM]
Video: Explore "Altered Carbon" Here with the Official Season 1 Trailer
Based on the classic cyberpunk noir novel by Richard K. Morgan, "Altered Carbon" is an intriguing story of murder, love, sex, and betrayal, set more than 300 years in the future.

[01/11/18 - 06:58 AM]
Trevor Noah Selects South African-Based Comic Loyiso Madinga to Helm "Daily Show" Segments for Africa, Localizing Global Hit Airing on Comedy Central Across Continent
The first piece, a field report from the African National Congress Elective Conference, will debut in Africa on January 11.

[01/11/18 - 06:30 AM]
Game Show Network to Air Meghan Markle Documentary Special, "Cover Story: Meghan Markle - The Prince and the Game Show Model," on Sunday, January 21 at 7 PM ET
And before the show, catch a marathon of Meghan's "Deal Or No Deal" episodes from 9 am to 3 pm ET also on GSN.

[01/11/18 - 06:06 AM]
In Celebration of Golden Globe Wins, Amazon Prime Video Is Making "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Free to Watch This Weekend - No Membership Required
New Yorkers are true fans of the series, which takes place in their hometown.

[01/11/18 - 06:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces February 2018 Original Programming Premieres
"My Secret Valentine," "Very, Very, Valentine," "Cooking with Love" and "Wedding March 3: Here Comes the Bride" are among the original movies part of "Countdown to Valentine's Day."

[01/11/18 - 01:06 AM]
Idris Elba Begins Filming in London on Multi-Award-Winning BBC One Series "Luther"
Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley and Patrick Malahide will also return for the four-part series.

[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.







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[06/19/18 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2018-19 Season
"The Voice" as is custom will kick things off on Monday, September 24 followed by the launch of new drama "Manifest."

[06/19/18 - 11:11 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley Joins EPIX(R) Series "Godfather of Harlem" Produced by ABC Signature Studios
The 10-episode series tells the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s, returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he used to rule in shambles and his power gone.

[06/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Launches on YouTube TV
The networks' 14 Starz and Starz Encore channels are now available via YouTube TV for $9/month along with access to the network's full Starz and Starz Encore VOD catalogs.

[06/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
History Presents "Detroit: Comeback City," An Original Documentary Special to Premiere July 1
Narrated by Academy Award(R)-winner and Detroit native J.K. Simmons, the film chronicles how Detroit went from the engine of American capitalism to a city of ruins that is now on the cusp of an exciting rebirth.

[06/19/18 - 10:57 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and Son Mike Jr Star in New Season of DIY Network's "Holmes & Holmes" on July 10
Armed with Mike Sr.'s personal mission to "make it right," the 12-episode season will star the pair as they buy and transform three tired properties into dream homes.

[06/19/18 - 10:05 AM]
CBS TV Studios Announces 5-Year Production Deal with "Star Trek: Discovery" Producer Alex Kurtzman
As part of the new production deal, Kurtzman will supervise the expansion of CBS' "Star Trek" franchise for television, developing new series, mini-series and other content opportunities, including animation.

[06/19/18 - 10:02 AM]
Hulu Acquires Award-Winning Documentary "Crime + Punishment"
The premium streaming service will partner with IFC Films to release the documentary simultaneously in theaters and on Hulu on August 24.

[06/19/18 - 09:40 AM]
CNBC's New Primetime Series "Deadly Rich" Debuts July 9 at 10PM ET/PT
From the producers of "American Greed," the 10 episode true-crime series takes viewers inside the lives and deaths of the one percent, exposing the dirty little secrets of how big money drives people to the ultimate sin.

[06/19/18 - 09:30 AM]
Season Four of Bounce's Hit Comedy "In The Cut" Set to Premiere Mon. July 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
The series stars Dorien Wilson as Jay Weaver, an accomplished entrepreneur and barbershop owner who is kept on his toes by Cheryl, played by Kellita Smith, the co-owner of the beauty salon next door and his love interest-turned-fiancee.

[06/19/18 - 09:14 AM]
FOX Sports' Presentation of 2018 U.S. Open Championship Is Most-Watched U.S. Open Since 2015
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[06/19/18 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Hold Off Competition
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Last Chance U" - New Season, New U
The quaint town of Independence, Kansas, is the new setting, as the underdog Pirates of Independence Community College have a chance to finally stand tall after more than a decade of losses.

[06/19/18 - 07:32 AM]
Video: Featurette Debut - It's "GLOW" Up Time! Watch the Cast Transform Behind the Scenes
Season two launches globally on Netflix next Friday, June 29.

[06/19/18 - 07:03 AM]
FOX Sports Announces BIG3 Broadcast Team for 2018 Season
Charissa Thompson, Mike Hill, and Kristina Pink will rotate as studio hosts for the BIG3 during the 10-week season, setting the stage for viewers between games every Friday night.

[06/19/18 - 06:54 AM]
Netflix Closes First European Overall Series Deal with Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, The Creative Duo Behind "Dark"
Under the terms of the deal, Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, who hail from Germany, will produce new series and projects for Netflix's 125 million members around the world.