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[01/14/18 - 02:49 PM]
Renowned Prosecutor Marcia Clark Examines Infamous Murder Cases in A&E Network's "Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48"
Produced by ITV Entertainment, each two-hour episode will focus on a specific case and examine the first 48 hours after the crime to reveal new angles and unravel enduring mysteries.

[01/14/18 - 02:48 PM]
A&E to Spotlight the Epic Legal Battles of Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams in the New Original Series "Grace vs. Abrams"
Produced by Lincoln Square Productions, the series will be shot in Times Square Studios before a live audience.

[01/14/18 - 01:52 PM]
Crackle Announces "In the Cloud" VR Experience to Release Ahead of Feature on Thursday, February 1st
The VR experience will launch on additional interactive platforms soon and is also available online in 360-degree video.

[01/14/18 - 01:51 PM]
Emmy-Nominated "SuperMansion" Returns Thursday, April 12th with Special Guest Mikey Day, Plus All-New Summer 2018 Special
In the upcoming season, the lunatics get the keys to the asylum when Dr. Devizo (Chris Pine) is declared a hero after "saving the world" at the end of last season.

[01/14/18 - 01:50 PM]
Crackle Returns to Puerto Rico for Production on Season Three of Original Drama Series "StartUp"
In addition, Academy Award-winning actor Mira Sorvino joins the cast as Rebecca Stroud, a NSA special agent who has come to investigate ArakNet, and will do whatever it takes to have ArakNet partner with the government.

[01/14/18 - 01:49 PM]
Sophomore Season of "Snatch" Heads to Malaga, Spain, with "Entourage's" Kevin Connolly Directing
In addition, the show's all-new VR heist game experience featuring Rupert Grint is available for free on PlayStation(R)VR beginning Tuesday, January 16.

[01/14/18 - 01:48 PM]
Crackle Acquires North American Distribution Rights to "Office Uprising"
The feature stars Brenton Thwaites, Jane Levy, Karan Soni, Zachary Levi and Alan Ritchson.

[01/14/18 - 01:47 PM]
Crackle Opens "Rob Riggle's Jet Ski Academy," with Sonar Entertainment and Abominable Pictures
The eight-episode, 22-minute series follows a constantly misbehaving and only slightly fictionalized Rob Riggle, where he makes his most ill-conceived investment to date - a jet ski academy.

[01/14/18 - 01:46 PM]
Crackle in Development on "The Butcher," Original Contemporary Drama with a Surprising Supernatural Twist, Produced by Award-Winning Duo Douglas Urbanski and Gary Oldman
"The Butcher" is a modern story of one man's epic investigation to find, hunt down, and kill a serial killer who lives among us - someone who is very human, but also beyond human.

[01/14/18 - 01:45 PM]
Video: Crackle Releases Trailer and Key Art for New Original Scripted Series, "The Oath," from Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and His G-Unit Film & Television Inc., to Premiere Thursday, March 8th
The show stars Ryan Kwanten, Cory Hardrict, Katrina Law, Arlen Escarpeta, J.J. Soria and Sean Bean.

[01/14/18 - 12:31 PM]
Pop Summons Killer Cast for Supernatural Scripted Comedy Pilot "The Demons of Dorian Gunn"
The project follows disgraced New York socialite Dorian Gunn who discovers he's descended from a long line of demon hunters and is forced to abandon his life of leisure to protect humanity from monsters as they emerge from the gates of hell.

[01/14/18 - 09:03 AM]
Hulu Expands Originals Slate and Announces New Content Deals at Television Critics Association Press Tour
Highlights include a full series order for "Catch-22," a six-part limited series event from George Clooney, Paramount Television and Anonymous Content based on one of the most significant novels of the twentieth century.

[01/14/18 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides NFL Playoffs to Victory
Divisional game between the Titans and Patriots easily wins the night in all categories.

[01/13/18 - 09:39 PM]
Alexa PenaVega and Carlos PenaVega in Development with New Mystery Movie for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
The new mystery is written by Walter Klenhard, who also penned a number of movies from the "Garage Sale Mystery" franchise.

[01/13/18 - 09:38 PM]
August 2018 Is "Garage Sale Mystery" Month on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
The network's successful "Garage Sale Mystery" franchise returns as a limited series with four all-new original movies, bringing installments 11 through 14 to the screen August 2018.

[01/13/18 - 09:37 PM]
Lacey Chabert and Brennan Elliott Star in "The Crossword Mystery" an All-New Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original
The movie is co-created by Will Shortz, crossword editor of The New York Times, puzzle master for NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday," editor of Games magazine and founder and director of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.

[01/13/18 - 09:36 PM]
Hallmark Channel Greenlights Third Season of Its Hit Series "Chesapeake Shores"
Production on 10 episodes for season three is scheduled to commence this year for a season three premiere Summer 2018.

[01/13/18 - 09:35 PM]
On the Heels of Continued Ratings Growth Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces Programming to Start 2018
Further solidifying the network's compelling mystery line-up is the addition of "Psych," long-running dramedy starring James Roday, Dule Hill, Timothy Omundson, Corbin Bernsen and Maggie Lawson.

[01/13/18 - 09:34 PM]
Hallmark Channel Creates First Ever "2018 American Rescue Dog Show"
The special features shelter dogs of various breeds from across the country vying for top dog in the world's most adorable categories.

[01/13/18 - 09:33 PM]
More Magical Adventures Await Viewers When Season Four of "Good Witch" Premieres April 29, on Hallmark Channel
Over the past 10 years, Cassie Nightingale has become a character that Hallmark Channel viewers have fallen in love with and look forward to welcoming into their homes.

[01/13/18 - 09:32 PM]
"Kitten Bowl V," America's Most Beloved Rescue Pet Adoption Event, Is Going to Super Bowl LII
Beginning Friday, January 26 through Sunday, February 4, guests taking part in all the excitement surrounding the Super Bowl can celebrate Kitten Bowl, the nation's most beloved rescue pet adoption event of the year.

[01/13/18 - 09:31 PM]
Hallmark Channel Overhauls Corporate Pet Initiative with New Name, Logo, Focus
Originally launched as Pet Project in 2012, the campaign has been rebranded as Adoption Ever After, bringing the core call to action - adopt - to the forefront.

[01/13/18 - 03:37 PM]
Sundance Now Announces Diverse 2018 Winter Programming Slate, Featuring Original Comedies, Dramas and True Crime Stories
In addition to its collection of curated feature films and documentaries, the streaming service will roll out a diverse offering of comedies, dramas and true crime stories this winter.

[01/13/18 - 03:36 PM]
SundanceTV Renews "Liar," Starring Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd, for Season Two
Season one of "Liar" is available now on Sundance Now, AMC Networks' premium streaming service.

[01/13/18 - 03:35 PM]
Complete First Season of AMC's Global Organized Crime Thriller, "McMafia," to Debut on AMC Premiere
AMC Premiere will be the only place where U.S. viewers will be able to watch the series in its entirety timed to its linear premiere on AMC.

[01/13/18 - 03:34 PM]
AMC Announces 2018 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series
Highlights include the international crime thriller, "McMafia," "Fear the Walking Dead" season four, martial arts drama "Into the Badlands" season three and "AMC Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction."

[01/13/18 - 01:47 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights Third Season of Emmy-Nominated Series "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman"
National Geographic also signed an exclusive first-look partnership deal with Revelations Entertainment with the vision of expanding the hit series franchise by developing even more thought-provoking and insightful nonfiction content.

[01/13/18 - 01:46 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Celebrates the Majesty of Our Planet This Earth Day with Special Musical Event "Symphony for Our World"
The event premieres commercial-free on Sunday, April 22, on Nat Geo WILD and will premiere globally in 140 countries.

[01/13/18 - 01:31 PM]
Hollywood's Biggest Night Is About to Get WILD with World Premiere Special Event "Nat Geo WILD from the Red Carpet"
The special event will feature exclusive interviews with some of the world's biggest celebrities, like Meryl Sheep, Jimmy Kibble, Cat Damon, Cobra Winfrey, Sloth Rogen, KangaRooney Mara, Bunnifer Lawrence and more.

[01/13/18 - 11:46 AM]
FOX and National Geographic Announce the Highly Anticipated Return of the Emmy Award-Winning Series "Cosmos"
Neil deGrasse Tyson, the famed pop-culture icon, astrophysicist and host of the Emmy Award-nominated "StarTalk," returns as host of the series, scheduled to premiere globally in Spring 2019.

[01/13/18 - 11:32 AM]
National Geographic Sets Upcoming Premiere Dates
New series include "Chain of Command," "One Strange Rock" and "America Inside Out with Katie Couric."

[01/13/18 - 11:31 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Announces Seven Steller New and Returning Series for the New Year
Nat Geo WILD is roaring into 2018 with a slate of new and returning series that celebrate intimate encounters with animals, wildlife and the people who love them.

[01/13/18 - 10:21 AM]
AMC Renews "The Walking Dead" for Season Nine
Plus: current showrunner Scott M. Gimple is being elevated to Chief Content Officer, overseeing the entire "Dead" television universe, including "The Walking Dead," "Fear the Walking Dead," and potential brand extensions on a variety of platforms.

[01/13/18 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Onto Top Spot
Mainstay "Blue Bloods" is the night's most-watched program.

[01/12/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 12
Updates include: "DailyMailTV" cleared for second season; Andy Allo cast in Amazon's "Upload"; and NBC orders two more drama projects to pilot.

[01/12/18 - 06:24 PM]
New Series "Uncensored" Debuts on TV One Beginning Sunday, February 18 at 10 P.M. ET
The show is the first project to be greenlit by general manager Michelle Rice, who also developed the concept.

[01/12/18 - 05:52 PM]
Oxygen Media's "Snapped: Killer Couples" Returns with a Vengeance for an All-New Season
Featuring the true-crime stories of America's most dangerous duos, the series takes a deep dive into the turbulent lives these couples led.

[01/12/18 - 05:05 PM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights New Series "The Unsolved" for Second Quarter 2018
This six-part series follows former Rhode Island Police Sergeant Derrick Levasseur and Forensic Psychologist Kris Mohandie as they answer the pleas of desperate families to investigate murder cases that have exhausted all possible leads and have officially gone cold.

[01/12/18 - 05:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Tells Shocking True Story of Love Affair with a Twist in New Documentary Special "He Lied About Everything"
The special tells the astonishing true tale of the love affair between award-winning investigative news producer Benita Alexander, and the brilliant, world-renowned surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.

[01/12/18 - 05:03 PM]
Investigation Discovery Explores Cases of Violence Driven by Prejudice in New Series "Love & Hate Crime"
Produced by Top Hat Productions, "Love & Hate Crime" will air exclusively in the U.S. on ID, with the first installment premiering on Sunday, February 25.

[01/12/18 - 05:02 PM]
TLC's "Nate & Jeremiah by Design" Moves Back Into Saturday Nights Beginning April 7
In each one-hour episode, Nate and Jeremiah use their talent and design know-how to transform lives through design, helping homeowners who are novices in the midst of DIY disasters or inescapable renovation wrecks.

[01/12/18 - 05:01 PM]
TLC Sets Premiere for Highly Anticipated Return of Fan Favorite "Trading Spaces" on Saturday, April 7 at 9:00pm ET/PT
Plus: look for the first of a two-part reunion special to open the night at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/12/18 - 02:59 PM]
Academy Award(R) Nominee and Emmy(R) Winner Rory Kennedy's "Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow" Takes a Sweeping Look at the Government Agency and Its Goals for the Future During Its 60th Anniversary
The documentary special will air on Discovery in 2018.

[01/12/18 - 02:37 PM]
IFC's "Brockmire" Steps Back Up to the Plate This Spring
Season two will consist of eight episodes, airing weekly on Wednesday nights.

[01/12/18 - 02:32 PM]
IFC's "Stan Against Evil" Renewed for Season 3
"Stan Against Evil" has grown its dedicated fan base since originally debuting in 2016, with The New York Times calling it a "gruesome, deadpan delight."

[01/12/18 - 12:40 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview - Winter 2018
The company recaps its plans for the rest of the year and beyond.

[01/12/18 - 12:31 PM]
Video: "Genius: Picasso" - Trailer - National Geographic
Antonio Banderas plays the title role on the new season, premiering Tuesday, April 24.

[01/12/18 - 12:00 PM]
Showtime(R) Offers a Full Season Marathon of the Golden Globe(R) Nominated Series "SMILF"
The series is also available now on the Showtime streaming service, on Showtime Anytime and Showtime on Demand.

[01/12/18 - 11:37 AM]
FX Networks Presents FX Skill for Alexa
FX Skill for Alexa is a new way for consumers to connect with FX Networks across an array of devices including voice-enabled speakers, handheld devices and connected platforms both in the home and on-the-go.

[01/12/18 - 11:33 AM]
Starz and Lionsgate Developing Television Series Adaptation of Blockbuster "John Wick" Franchise
"The Continental" series will be set in the John Wick universe, focusing on the inner workings of the exclusive Continental Hotel which serves as a refuge for assassins.







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[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
Spectrum Originals Anthology Series "Manhunt: Deadly Games" Produced by Lionsgate Television to Debut February 3
All 10 episodes of the one-hour anthology series from Lionsgate Television will drop ad-free exclusively on Spectrum's On Demand platform.

[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Orders Investigative Doc "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" for 2020 Programming Slate
Other highlights include: five new movies based on V.C. Andrews' Ruby Landry series for the 2020 TV season.

[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Keeps FOX on Top in Demos
The network remains the adults 18-49 champ while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
History(R) Announces "Black Patriots" from Executive Producer and NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Honoring African American Heroes Who Fought on the Frontlines of the Revolutionary War for United States Independence
The one-hour documentary premieres Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Groundbreaking Documentary "Auschwitz Untold" Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
The documentary depicts the chilling story of the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jews by combining newly colorized footage from the Holocaust and rare, first person interviews with survivors.

[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Epic Three-Night Miniseries Event "Washington" Presidents' Day Weekend Beginning Sunday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
The project is narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
National Geographic Builds on Power of Its Diverse Slate with Season Pickups of Franchise Series "Brain Games," "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" and "Life Below Zero"
Also on tap: an all-new eight-part spin-off series, "Life Below Zero: Next Generation," which is slated to premiere on National Geographic in 2021.

[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
National Geographic Unveils the Field Ready Program
National Geographic today unveiled the Field Ready Program to promote diversity and inclusion, providing a clear path for a new generation of people interested in working behind the camera in global television production.

[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Rings in the New Decade and Its 10th Anniversary by Announcing Robust Slate of New Series and Specials
Celebrating its 10th year on the air, the fastest-growing network for animal lovers of all ages celebrates its wild achievements throughout the past decade by announcing its robust 2020 programming slate.

[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day With Two World Premiere Specials: "Born Wild: Earth Day Live" and "Jane Goodall: The Hope"
At National Geographic, the Earth Day celebration will harness the company's full portfolio to make an impactful difference for the planet.

[01/17/20 - 08:37 PM]
National Geographic's "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" Presents a Triumphant Voyage Through Humanity's Past and Present and Maps a Hopeful Vision of Our Future
40 years after it was introduced to a global audience, this epic voyage reaches new heights of adventure with the highly anticipated third season.

[01/17/20 - 08:35 PM]
National Geographic Premieres Third Season of Emmy-Winning Global Anthology Series "Genius: Aretha" as Four-Night Event Beginning Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, at 9/8c
This upcoming season will be the first-ever, definitive and only authorized scripted limited series on the life of Aretha Franklin.

[01/17/20 - 01:45 PM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Docuseries "Dear... " from Emmy and Peabody Award Winner R.J. Cutler
The 10-episode series will profile internationally recognized leaders including Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland, Big Bird and more.

[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
Freeform Announces March 18 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated Series "Motherland: Fort Salem"
The series is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country.

[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Is Feeling the Love with "Love However the FF You Want," Beginning Feb. 8
Anchoring this new campaign is Freeform's first Valentine's Day original film, "The Thing About Harry," which premieres Saturday, February 15.