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[01/31/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 31
Updates include: CBS, FOX each add comedy pilots; Shalita Grant to depart "NCIS: New Orleans"; and Candis Cayne to recur on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

[01/31/18 - 03:31 PM]
"The Prince of Peoria" - New Live Action, Multi-Cam Kids & Family Original, Produced by Netflix
When Emil, a 13-year-old prince from a wealthy island kingdom, travels to the U.S. to live incognito as an exchange student, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with Teddy, a fastidious overachiever who is Emil's total opposite.

[01/31/18 - 03:30 PM]
20th Century Fox Television, Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions Sign Prolific Screenwriter, Director, Producer and Actor Kurt Sutter to Multiyear Overall Deal
Under the deal, Sutter will continue to serve as executive producer of "Mayans MC" as well as potentially develop, write, supervise and produce additional projects for all platforms.

[01/31/18 - 01:20 PM]
Netflix Announces New Films, Documentaries and Docu-Series to Debut at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival
Highlights include the previously announced documentary series "Rapture."

[01/31/18 - 12:17 PM]
"Downton Abbey" Mastermind Julian Fellowes Brings Highly Anticipated New Drama "The Gilded Age" to NBC
The long-in-the-works project was originally announced back in November of 2012.

[01/31/18 - 12:01 PM]
Katherine Heigl Joins USA Network's "Suits" as Series Regular
Set to premiere later this year, Heigl will star opposite Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter) as Samantha Wheeler - a talented new partner at Pearson Specter Litt who challenges the status quo and will either become the firm's greatest ally... or most powerful enemy.

[01/31/18 - 11:40 AM]
Bounce's Black History Month Tribute in February
Highlights include "The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards" and a special installment of the Bounce newsmagazine show "Ed Gordon."

[01/31/18 - 11:27 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films to World Premiere "Operation Odessa" at 2018 SXSW Film Festival
The film is a true crime documentary about a Russian mobster, a Miami playboy and a Cuban spy who sold a Soviet submarine to a Colombian drug cartel for $35 million.

[01/31/18 - 10:36 AM]
Prank on with Johnny Galecki's "SciJinks" Premiering This Spring on Discovery
The project was previously announced for sibling Science Channel last year.

[01/31/18 - 09:56 AM]
TV One's 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards Was a Top 5 Cable Telecast Among AA Viewers Delivering a Combined Reach of 2M Unique Viewers 2+ for the Night
TV One further spins the numbers for Monday, January 15.

[01/31/18 - 09:31 AM]
"Roseanne: The Return" Airs on a Special Edition of ABC News' "20/20," Thursday, Feb. 15
Returning actors Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, Michael Fishman and Sarah Chalke discuss the show's legacy and share what life was like starring on the No. 1 show.

[01/31/18 - 09:16 AM]
Violence in the City of Brotherly Love: Philadelphia Detectives Reflect on Their Toughest Cases in "Homicide City," An All-New Investigation Discovery Series
The series explores cases from a darker time that had police detectives banding together across the metropolitan landscape in a sequence of manhunts.

[01/31/18 - 09:11 AM]
"Bridezillas" Is Back, With a Vengeance! Most Outrageous Reality Show Returns to WE tv for Season 11 on March 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The series continues to celebrate the craziest, most over-the-top brides wreaking wedding day hell with epic meltdowns, family feuds and social media wars!

[01/31/18 - 08:59 AM]
CBS Announces the 20 New Castaways Competing on the Next Edition of "Survivor," Premiering Wednesday, Feb. 28 with a Two-Hour Episode
This edition, themed "Ghost Island," features 20 new castaways divided into two groups of 10, and centers around the bad decisions of past players.

[01/31/18 - 08:21 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops State of the Union Coverage
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49 in preliminary results.

[01/31/18 - 08:00 AM]
E! Greenlights New Series "Model Squad"
Among those featured: Daniela Braga, Olivia Culpo, Hannah Ferguson, Ping Hue, Nadine Leopold, Caroline Lowe, Ashley Moore, Shanina Shaik and Devon Windsor.

[01/31/18 - 07:10 AM]
Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear to Join Gripping Final Season of "House of Cards"
They'll join Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Patricia Clarkson, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver in the upcoming sixth and final season.

[01/31/18 - 07:08 AM]
FOX Sports Reaches Five Year Rights Agreement with National Football League to Broadcast "Thursday Night Football" Presented by Bud Light
The agreement awards FOX Sports with a five year deal that includes 11 games between Weeks 4-15 (excluding Thanksgiving night) to be broadcast on FOX, simulcast via NFL Network, and distributed in Spanish on FOX Deportes.

[01/30/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 30
Updates include: Showtime's "Dice," Hulu's "Shut Eye" get the axe; The CW locks in six more drama pilots; and Nicole Kassell to helm "Watchmen" pilot for HBO.

[01/30/18 - 02:13 PM]
NBCUniversal Lifestyle Networks Strikes Multi-Project Deal for Bravo and Oxygen Media
Bravo Media has greenlit a two season, straight to series order for the scripted anthology series, "Dirty John," from Universal Cable Productions.

[01/30/18 - 01:13 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Winterfest" Programming Event Takes January by Storm
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/30/18 - 01:08 PM]
Comedy Central Finishes January as #1 Entertainment Network in Cable Across Total Day Among Millennial Men
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/30/18 - 12:01 PM]
USA Network and Universal Cable Productions Renew "Suits" for Season 8
Additionally, the network announced that the back half of Season 7 will premiere on Wednesday, March 28, culminating in a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, April 25.

[01/30/18 - 11:02 AM]
Video: "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" Debuts Super Bowl Ad Announcing August 31 Premiere Date
"Given the colossal scope and scale of the series coupled with the popularity of Tom Clancy's novels, we knew 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan' would be a natural fit for Prime Video's first Super Bowl ad," said Mike Benson, Head of Marketing for Amazon Studios.

[01/30/18 - 10:09 AM]
Netflix Announces "Chef's Table: Pastry" Launching Globally on April 13
The four-part series will go inside the lives and kitchens of the world's most renowned international pastry chefs.

[01/30/18 - 10:02 AM]
Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment to Transport Viewers to "Metropolis," An All-New Live-Action Series from Executive Producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon for the Upcoming DC-Branded Digital Service
Set in the wondrous and awe-inspiring City of Tomorrow before the arrival of Superman, Metropolis follows Lois Lane and Lex Luthor as they investigate the world of fringe science and expose the city's dark and bizarre secrets.

[01/30/18 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Second Season of "The Chi"
Produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, the series will go back into production in Chicago later this year.

[01/30/18 - 09:54 AM]
Nickelodeon Touches Down in Minnesota to Give Kids an Insider Look at Super Bowl LII
Highlights include "Superstar Slime Showdown at Super Bowl," a one-hour original special featuring host Nick Cannon, premiering Sunday, February 4.

[01/30/18 - 09:36 AM]
Hot on the Heels of "Floribama Shore" Renewal, MTV to Debut "Winter Break: Hunter Mountain"
The new docu-series executive produced by SallyAnn Salsano will debut on Tuesday, February 27 for an eight episode run.

[01/30/18 - 09:05 AM]
Video: "Marseille" - Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The battle for the heart of Marseille heats up as right-wing nationalists gain power and a shadowy conspiracy targets the city's beloved soccer team.

[01/30/18 - 09:00 AM]
History(R) Greenlights Unscripted Series "In Search Of" Hosted and Executive Produced by Zachary Quinto
The franchise last appeared on the then Sci Fi Channel in 2002.

[01/30/18 - 08:25 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Competition with "The Bachelor"
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/30/18 - 08:09 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Enter the Mysterious World of "Mute" - Starring Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux
Be transported into the futuristic world of Berlin with the official trailer for Netflix's upcoming film.

[01/30/18 - 06:53 AM]
Leslie Jones, "Saturday Night Live" Cast Member and Olympics Super Fan, Returns to the Olympic Games with NBC Sports
Jones will reprise her role from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, attending live Olympic events, meeting athletes, and spreading her enthusiasm for the Olympics on television and online during NBC Olympics' coverage in PyeongChang.

[01/30/18 - 06:28 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for New Comedy Series, "On My Block"
The upcoming series is a coming of age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain and the newness of high-school set in the rough inner city.

[01/30/18 - 03:24 AM]
Netflix Announces the Second Season of "Suburra, The Series"
The series, based on the novel of the same title, is set in Rome and describes a fight over land in a seaside town of Ostia that spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

[01/29/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 29
Updates include: FOX greenlights two more pilots; Ernie Hudson cast in NBC's "Bad Boys" spin-off; and "The Four's" Charlie Walk faces sexual harassment allegations.

[01/29/18 - 02:06 PM]
Best News Ever - "Fuller House" Season 4 Coming 2018
The streaming service confirmed the renewal via social media this afternoon.

[01/29/18 - 12:30 PM]
Sofia Carson Is "Perfect" for Freeform's Upcoming Pilot "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists"
Carson will also appear on the upcoming season of Freeform's series "Famous in Love," which like "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists" is executive produced by I. Marlene King.

[01/29/18 - 12:07 PM]
Scare Up Sundays When "Fear Factor" Returns with Ludacris
The first 10, one-hour episodes will debut on Sunday, February 25 with the remaining 10 episodes slated for this summer.

[01/29/18 - 12:03 PM]
Syfy Renews Christopher Meloni and Patton Oswalt Starrer "Happy!" for Season 2
"Happy!" launched as the network's best series premiere since January 2016 across all key demos.

[01/29/18 - 11:09 AM]
BET News Presents: "Angela Rye's State of the Union" Premiering Wednesday, January 31 10PM ET on BET
The special will feature Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA, 43rd District) delivering an exclusive rebuttal to the president's state of the union address.

[01/29/18 - 11:08 AM]
Investigation Discovery Greenlights Season Three of Hit Series "People Magazine Investigates"
The series wraps its sophomore run tonight on the cable channel.

[01/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
Paramount Network Launches with Big Ratings for Its First Week
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for the week of January 18-24.

[01/29/18 - 10:47 AM]
TLC Renews Entire Slate of "90 Day Fiance" Franchise
The runaway hit franchise set record ratings in 2017.

[01/29/18 - 10:20 AM]
Sunny Anderson Joins Food Network's "Game Day Eats Live"
#GameDayEats kicks off live at 10:00am ET with Food Network Finds, the popular social franchise with nearly 669 million views to date that takes fans behind the scenes of popular restaurants across the country.

[01/29/18 - 09:31 AM]
Travel Channel Celebrates President's Day with 16-Hour, Two-Day "Mysteries at the Museum" Programming Event
Stories range from the catastrophe that nearly befell Jaqueline Bouvier's iconic wedding dress to President Reagan's role in discovering Norma Jeane Dougherty, who later became Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, and President Carter's 1969 UFO sighting.

[01/29/18 - 09:14 AM]
Oxygen Media Dives Deep Into the Murder of Gianni Versace in the Exclusive Special "Killing Versace: The Hunt for a Serial Killer"
The one-hour special delves deep into Andrew Cunanan's maniacal and calculated killing spree, culminating in the shocking and untimely death of fashion icon Gianni Versace.

[01/29/18 - 09:06 AM]
TNT's "The Alienist" Premieres As Cable's #1 New Drama
TNT further spins the numbers for Monday, January 22.

[01/29/18 - 09:04 AM]
Adult Swim Makes Sunday Special
Look for the new specials "Soft Focus with Jena Friedman" and "Eric Andre Does Paris" back-to-back on Sunday, February 18.







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[02/25/20 - 02:04 PM]
HBO Max Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Deal with Beloved Children's Author Mo Willems and Stampede Ventures
As part of this two-year deal, HBO Max has acquired streaming rights to Willems' first live-action special "Don't Let the Pigeon Do Storytime!"

[02/25/20 - 11:49 AM]
Video: E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Moves to a New Night and Time Beginning Thursday, March 26 at 8:00PM ET/PT
The cable channel releases the first promo for the new season.

[02/25/20 - 11:03 AM]
Competition Series "Mental Samurai" Renewed for a Second Season, Premiering Wednesday, April 22, on FOX
Rob Lowe returns as host and producer of the series.

[02/25/20 - 09:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Signs Writer/Producer Kyle Killen to Exclusive, Broadcast-Only Deal
Under terms of the agreement, Killen will develop scripted series for the FOX network.

[02/25/20 - 09:12 AM]
Cate Blanchett Co-Created & Co-Stars in "Stateless," A Netflix Limited Series
Yvonne Strahovski, Jai Courtney and Dominic West are also featured in the project, about four strangers (an airline hostess on the run from a cult, an Afghan refugee, a father of three & a bureaucrat) grappling with the immigration system.

[02/25/20 - 09:10 AM]
Three-Time Emmy(R) Nominee Molly Shannon Joins Showtime(R) Comedy Pilot "Big Deal"
Vanessa Bayer stars as a character, inspired by her own past, who overcame childhood leukemia to achieve her lifelong dream of landing a job as a successful home shopping channel host.

[02/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
New Series "Betty" Debuts May 1, Exclusively on HBO
Based on Crystal Moselle's critically acclaimed feature "Skate Kitchen," the six-episode half-hour series will air Friday nights at 11:00/10:00c.

[02/25/20 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Holds Off "The Voice" Return in Demos
ABC is the night's top draw among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[02/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Video: "Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Meet America's first empire-building, barrier-breaking, self made female millionaire.

[02/25/20 - 07:32 AM]
Video: "Ugly Delicious" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Special guests include Nick Kroll, Aziz Ansari, Padma Lakshmi, food writers Helen Rosner and Chris Ying, Danny McBride, Bill Simmons, and Dave Choe.

[02/25/20 - 05:31 AM]
Kelly Clarkson Returns to Host the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" Live Wednesday, April 29 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
"I'm thrilled to be back with my Billboard family," Clarkson said. "I love being part of an event that celebrates our greatest artists and entertains our fans. This a night of music that you won't want to miss!"

[02/25/20 - 03:15 AM]
Video: "Ultras" - Official Trailer - Netflix
"Ultras," the first film by Francesco Lettieri, will be available on Netflix from March 20.

[02/25/20 - 01:48 AM]
Netflix Expands Commitment to Anime by Welcoming Six Japanese Creators to Develop New Originals
In addition to the new originals that will be developed, together with the creators, Netflix will also explore ways for members to engage with these new shows off-screen through publishing and consumer products.

[02/24/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 24
Updates include: Seann William Scott tapped for FOX's "This Country"; Oliver Hudson, Malin Akerman to lead "The Three of Us" at CBS; and Teri Polo among those to take "The Big Leap" at FOX.

[02/24/20 - 11:22 PM]
Video: "Six Windows in the Desert" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This collection of six shorts from some of Saudi Arabia's most innovative filmmakers shines a light on topics that are universal in nature; social taboos, extremism, and the human psyche.