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[03/28/18 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 28
Updates include: Syfy to wrap "Sharknado" franchise with sixth and final film; "Ghosted's" Amber Stevens West cast in CBS comedy pilot; and Tobias Menzies tapped for Netflix's "The Crown."

[03/28/18 - 01:31 PM]
HBO Sports(R) and WWE(R) Present "Andre the Giant," Documentary Exploring His Extraordinary Life and Career, Debuting Tuesday, April 10 on HBO
HBO Sports and WWE are partnering for the first time ever on this feature-length presentation, which combines never-before-seen footage and revealing interviews.

[03/28/18 - 01:12 PM]
History Announces Documentary Executive Produced by LeBron James and Stanley Nelson - "Rise Up: The Movement That Changed America" Premieres April 4 at 10PM ET/PT
The special explores the key battles in the Civil Rights Movement that transformed American society - from the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 to the Chicago Campaign which led to the Fair Housing Act of 1968.

[03/28/18 - 01:07 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Hooks Some of the World's Most Notorious Fish in New Series "Fishing for Giants"
Look for the three-part series beginning Wednesday, April 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/28/18 - 12:26 PM]
Netflix Announces New Series "Cursed" from Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler
Based on the upcoming book of the same name, "Cursed" is a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake.

[03/28/18 - 12:20 PM]
ABC's Top-Rated "Roseanne" Rebroadcasts Its One-Hour Season Premiere, Sunday, April 1
Said encore will replace the previously announced repeat of "America's Funniest Home Videos" at 7:00/6:00c.

[03/28/18 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Becomes First Cable Network to Launch on LG Smart TVs
LG Smart TV users can now download the Showtime streaming app by visiting the LG Content Store on their television.

[03/28/18 - 10:25 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Orders "The Chronicle Mysteries" from Alison Sweeney
Melissa Salmons, who first worked with Sweeney at "Days of our Lives" and subsequently wrote several of her projects from Crown Media Family Networks, will write the movies.

[03/28/18 - 10:14 AM]
Video: "The Handmaid's Tale" Season 2 Trailer
The first two episodes of the 13-episode season launch on Wednesday, April 25.

[03/28/18 - 09:50 AM]
Food Network's "Best Baker in America" Returns to Challenge Elite Bakers for Ultimate Title
Scott Conant hosts the competition as bakers from across the country are put to the test in each episode to create elegant and delicious versions of classic baked goods.

[03/28/18 - 09:42 AM]
Science Channel Expands Engineering Slate with All-New Series "World's Most Epic" and "Engineering Catastrophes"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Thursday, April 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/28/18 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Watch the Trailer for TNT's "Animal Kingdom" Returning Tuesday, May 29
This summer, the infamous Cody family is back as TNT's hit drama "Animal Kingdom" returns for its third season.

[03/28/18 - 09:04 AM]
Netflix Original Stand-Up Special "John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City" Announced
The Emmy Award-winning writer, stand-up and performer will debut the new Netflix special on May 1.

[03/28/18 - 09:02 AM]
Ambassador Susan E. Rice Appointed to Netflix Board of Directors
"We are delighted to welcome Ambassador Rice to the Netflix board," said Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings.

[03/28/18 - 08:23 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Roseanne" Return Rockets ABC to Top Demo Spot
The show's season premiere averages a monster 5.1 rating among adults 18-49 across the 8:00/7:00c hour.

[03/28/18 - 07:01 AM]
WE Day California Unites 16,000 Young Change-Makers with Jennifer Aniston, Dierks Bentley, The Chainsmokers, March for Our Lives Organizers Jackie Corin and Cameron Kasky, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman, Selena Gomez and More
WE Day California will be filmed for a one-hour national televised broadcast special airing on ABC on Friday, August 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/28/18 - 02:55 AM]
Parker Sawyers, Tess Haubrich, Jacqueline McKenzie, Steve Toussaint, Stephen Curry, Mark Leonard Winter and Sachin Joab Head Cast of "Pine Gap"
Set in the intensely secretive world of intelligence and the enigmatic US/Australia joint defense facility in central Australia, the series delves into the famously strong alliance between the two countries.

[03/27/18 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 27
Updates include: Hulu passes on drama pilots "Crash & Burn," "Locke & Key"; Ashley Tisdale cast in "Pandas in New York" at CBS; and Douglas Smith signs onto HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[03/27/18 - 04:17 PM]
CBS Renews "SEAL Team" and "S.W.A.T." for 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
The pickups follow the previous renewal of the top new series of the season, "Young Sheldon."

[03/27/18 - 10:01 AM]
Past Winners Will Serve as Advisers for the Coaches During the Knockout Rounds Beginning Monday, April 2 on "The Voice"
Winners Cassadee Pope, Jordan Smith, Chris Blue and Chloe Kohanski will serve as advisers for the coaches during the Knockout Rounds.

[03/27/18 - 10:01 AM]
HBO, Major League Baseball Renew Partnership to Bring Specially Customized "Game of Thrones" Events to MLB Ballparks
Beginning immediately, single-game tickets for the entire slate of announced "Game of Thrones" dates are available for purchase at MLB.com/gameofthrones.

[03/27/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Conan Without Borders: Italy" to Air Wednesday, April 11
For his latest adventure, O'Brien put a different spin on his usual travel shows bringing along fan favorite show staffer Jordan Schlansky.

[03/27/18 - 09:01 AM]
History's New Competition Series "Forged in Fire: Knife or Death" Hosted by WWE Hall of Famer Bill Goldberg Premieres April 17 at 10PM ET/PT
The six episode series features fearless competitors as they race against the clock putting their blades and blade-wielding skills through a grueling gauntlet of challenges.

[03/27/18 - 09:01 AM]
Cinemax Renews Action Series "Strike Back" for Sixth Season
Currently debuting episodes Friday nights, the fifth-season finale is scheduled for April 6.

[03/27/18 - 09:01 AM]
AMC's Critically-Acclaimed Scripted Drama "Humans" Returns on Tuesday, June 5th at 10:00 PM ET/PT
The network also released a first-look image from the series featuring stars Gemma Chan and Ivanno Jeremiah.

[03/27/18 - 08:47 AM]
Ovation TV Gears Up for Season 2 of "X Company"
"X Company" follows the stories of five highly skilled young recruits, torn from their ordinary lives and trained to conduct one risky mission after another to help Allied forces change the world

[03/27/18 - 08:32 AM]
Video: Ed Harris and Jason Sudeikis Take a Road Trip in Debut Trailer for "Kodachrome"
The Mark Raso-helmed film will debut on Netflix and selected theaters on April 20.

[03/27/18 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off ABC Once Again
The Peacock narrowly edges the Alphabet in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/27/18 - 06:30 AM]
CBS to Present a New "The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2018" on Monday, April 23
Featured guests and additional details will be announced closer to air.

[03/27/18 - 06:09 AM]
BYUtv's Hidden-Camera Show, "Random Acts," Returns on a New Night, Time with Partner, Reader's Digest
The unscripted half-hour hidden-camera show highlights the altruistic nature of human beings by featuring real people who are the recipients of random acts of kindness.

[03/26/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 26
Updates include: Nickelodeon cancels "Game Shakers," parts ways with Dan Schneider; Zach McGowan cast in NBC's "Bad Boys" spin-off; and Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly move to ABC Studios.

[03/26/18 - 11:02 PM]
2018 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 11 drama projects under consideration for next season.

[03/26/18 - 11:01 PM]
2018 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its nine comedy projects under consideration for next season.

[03/26/18 - 03:58 PM]
Connie Britton to Lead Bravo Media's Scripted Anthology Series "Dirty John"
Four-time Emmy Award-nominated Connie Britton most recently starred in the first season of FOX's "9-1-1," from executive producer Ryan Murphy.

[03/26/18 - 03:35 PM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights a New Series, "Cortes" - Steven Spielberg and Steven Zaillian Set to Executive Produce and Javier Bardem Set to Star and Executive Produce
"Cortes" reveals the legendary conqueror, Hernan Cortes, who led a rebellious expedition to the heart of King Montezuma II's Aztec empire, connecting two civilizations for the first time and changing the course of history.

[03/26/18 - 12:13 PM]
Documentary "I Am Evidence," Revealing the Shocking Number of Untested Rape Kits in America and Showing How Testing Them Can Lead to Solving Crimes, Debuts April 16 on HBO
Behind each one of these kits is a sexual-assault survivor waiting for justice to be served, and a perpetrator potentially evading prosecution.

[03/26/18 - 11:34 AM]
Video: AMC Releases "Fear the Walking Dead" Season 4 Key Art and Trailer
The series returns Sunday, April 15 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/26/18 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Greenlights New Original Series "Now Apocalypse"
Gregg Araki will co-write and direct all 10 half-hour episodes of the sexy, vibrant and fast-moving series that has a flipside of mythic, dreamlike creepiness.

[03/26/18 - 11:01 AM]
Netflix Renews "One Day at a Time" for a Third Season
Returning cast includes Justina Machado, Rita Moreno, Todd Grinnell, Stephen Toblowsky, Isabella Gomez and Marcel Ruiz.

[03/26/18 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Sports(R) and IMG Presentation "Being Serena," Intimate Documentary Series About Tennis Superstar Serena Williams, Debuts May 2, Exclusively on HBO
The series will give viewers unprecedented access to Williams during her pregnancy, new motherhood and marriage, while documenting her journey back to supremacy on the court.

[03/26/18 - 09:45 AM]
YASS! Netflix to Premiere Second Seasons of "Queer Eye," "Nailed It!" and More Unscripted Originals
Also due back are "The Toys That Made Us," "Drug Lords" and "Dope."

[03/26/18 - 09:01 AM]
Viacom Announces Strategic Partnership with Trevor Noah's Day Zero Productions
Under the long-term deal, Viacom will have exclusive "first look" rights on all projects developed by Noah and Day Zero Productions in all media, including television, feature films, digital and short-form video content.

[03/26/18 - 09:01 AM]
Travel Channel to Add 52 Episodes of "Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations" Hosted by Culinary Explorer Andrew Zimmern
As one of the network's top-rated shows among adults 25-54, the series attracted more than 7.6 million total viewers during the last season.

[03/26/18 - 08:26 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Big with NCAA Overrun, "60 Minutes"
The Eye cruises to the top spot among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/26/18 - 07:46 AM]
GSN Heads Into Its 2018 Upfront with Continued Commitment to Core Audience with Programming Slate
"GSN is the home for engaging game show programming that attracts high value consumers looking for a family environment filled with winning and fun," said Fran Shea.

[03/26/18 - 01:37 AM]
Video: "Sacred Games" - Date Announcement - Netflix
The deadliest games are the ones we don't know we're playing.

[03/25/18 - 08:39 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; ABC, NBC Split Demo Crown
Just one-tenth of a ratings point separates all four broadcasters among adults 18-49.

[03/24/18 - 05:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday-Saturday, March 23-24
Updates include: FX parts ways with Marvel's Deadpool animated series; Dhruv Singh to lead "Pandas in New York" at CBS; and Ryan Michelle Bathe tapped for "Steps" at ABC.

[03/24/18 - 12:30 PM]
Video: Crackle Releases Trailer for Season Three of Emmy(R)-Nominated Original Series, "SuperMansion," Set to Premiere Monday, May 7 with New Episodes Streaming Weekly
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.

[03/24/18 - 11:08 AM]
Video: AMC Releases First Trailer for Season 3 of "Into the Badlands" - Returns Sunday, April 22nd
Today, AMC released the first trailer for the upcoming third season of its hit martial arts series, "Into the Badlands," to a packed house of fans during a panel at WonderCon Anaheim 2018.







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[10/22/19 - 04:00 PM]
All Five CBS Freshman Series Receive New Production Orders
The critically acclaimed new drama "Evil" has been renewed for a second season in 2020-2021.

[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
"Very Ralph," The First Documentary Portrait of Fashion Icon Ralph Lauren, Debuts November 12, Exclusively on HBO
The feature-length film reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.

[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
The Fight to Save the World's Most Endangered Whale to Air Commercial Free When Enviro-Thriller "Sea of Shadows" Premieres on National Geographic Saturday Nov. 9
The film focuses on a looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller, as a rescue mission unlike any other comes together to combat the extinction of a species.

[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Sports Steps Up to the Plate with Exclusive Coverage of 2019 World Series Presented by YouTube TV
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[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Inks Overall Deal with Lisa Ling, Picks Up Documentary Series "Birth, Wedding, Funeral"
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[10/22/19 - 10:00 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" Wags and Tears His Way to Season Four!
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[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
MotorTrend Greenlights First Reality Competition Series "Bitchin' Boot Camp"
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[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
Comedy Central Teams Up with All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal Documentary Based on the Irreverent Comedian's Life
Utilizing a vast archive including never-before-seen personal materials and featuring O'Neal's family and friends, the film will include a who's who of comedy placing his work into the context of the time as well as today.

[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Take Home Demo Honors
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
Discovery, Inc.'s Food Network Kitchen Officially Launches in U.S.
Food Network Kitchen is designed to improve the lives of customers by solving pain points associated with cooking, including meal prep and grocery shopping, boosting their culinary skills and making cooking a more joyous, delightful and convenient experience.

[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
FOX Sports Announces 2020 XFL Broadcast Schedule
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[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
The 2020 XFL Season Will Kick Off Feb. 8 on ABC
The new era of XFL football will begin on Feb. 8 with the DC Defenders, led by former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones, hosting the Seattle Dragons on ABC.

[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
Video: "9-1-1: Lone Star," Starring Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler, Premieres with a Special Two-Night Event, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 19, Following the NFC Championship Game
Said event continues with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts Trailer for "Ready for War" from Director Andrew Renzi Executive Produced by Drake and David Ayer
The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
Odessa A'zion, Maliq Johnson, Amalia Yoo, Amir Bageria and Odley Jean will star in the project, about public high school students in Brooklyn who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics.