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[03/29/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 29
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Beyond" after two seasons; Emily Ratajkowski, Jimmy Tatro tapped for NBC's "Bright Futures"; and Miranda Cosgrove to lend voice to "History of Them" at CBS.

[03/29/18 - 03:01 PM]
Freeform Casts Its Leads for the Paul Feig and Kim Rosenstock Comedy Pilot
Cast in the roles of Wendy and Angela are Sophia Di Martino and Kirby Howell-Baptiste, respectively.

[03/29/18 - 02:47 PM]
TV Land's Critically-Acclaimed Comedy "Teachers" Returns for Season Three on Tuesday, June 5 at 10:30PM ET/PT
After a much needed long recess, the leaders of the playground are back and ready to conquer a new school year.

[03/29/18 - 01:04 PM]
Chelsea Handler Signs First-Look Producing Deal with Universal Television and Universal Television Alternative Studio
Handler is set to executive produce the upcoming dramedy "Unspeakable," starring Mary McCormack for Hulu, as well as the drama series "I Hate the Internet," based on the Jarett Kobeknovel, for TNT.

[03/29/18 - 12:18 PM]
IFC Unveils "Slightly Off" Initiatives, Partnerships and Late-Night Specials
The network recently partnered with "Night Flight," the cult late night series that originally aired from 1981 to 1989.

[03/29/18 - 12:15 PM]
Double Play! IFC Renews "Brockmire" for Seasons 3 and 4
Seasons 3 and 4 are slated to air in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

[03/29/18 - 12:09 PM]
IFC's "Documentary Now!" Returns for Season 3 in 2019
Known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries, the series is returning with seven new episodes and begins production this June.

[03/29/18 - 12:06 PM]
Trevor Moore Will Host a 24 Hour Facebook Live "Trevathon" from April 19 - April 20 at Comedy Central's Hollywood Office
Said stunt is timed with the premiere of "Trevor Moore: The Story of Our Lives" on April 20.

[03/29/18 - 12:01 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns in April with New Shows
Chadwick Boseman is on top for April 7 followed by John Mulaney on April 14.

[03/29/18 - 12:00 PM]
X Ambassadors Joins Bleeding Fingers Music for Nat Geo WILD's Earth Day Special "Symphony for Our World"
"Symphony for Our World" premieres commercial-free on Sunday, April 22 at 7:00/6:00c on Nat Geo WILD and will premiere globally in 140 countries.

[03/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
History's Hit Series "Ancient Aliens" Returns April 27 Furthering Its Global Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Lead expert Giorgio Tsoukalos joins Ancient Astronaut theorists, David Hatcher Childress, William Henry, Linda Moulton Howe, Erich von Daniken and many others being interviewed.

[03/29/18 - 10:14 AM]
Comedian and Actor Kathy Griffin to Appear as Kellyanne Conway on "Make America Great-A-Thon: A President Show Special" Premiering Tuesday, April 3 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
President Trump, played by creator/executive producer Anthony Atamanuik, is hosting a telethon to raise money for all of the projects he can't get anyone in Congress to fund.

[03/29/18 - 10:01 AM]
WGN America Lands Tim Allen's Laugh-Out-Loud Family Sitcom "Last Man Standing"
"We're very excited to welcome comedy mega-star Tim Allen and his hit sitcom 'Last Man Standing' to WGN America," said Gavin Harvey.

[03/29/18 - 09:42 AM]
Crackle's Original Comedy Series, "Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy" Dives Into Production in Malibu, CA
In this Crackle original, celebrity patriot Rob Riggle, who is mostly known for his legendary ski master movies, has invested all of his money and reputation into an Academy celebrating America's truest art form... personal watercraft riding.

[03/29/18 - 09:21 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning CNN Original Series "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" Returns for Season Three on Sunday, April 29
Said debut on April 29 will follow the super-sized season 11 premiere of "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown."

[03/29/18 - 09:01 AM]
Professional Fighters League Announces Deal with Mark Burnett and MGM Television
The PFL 2018 league season debuts June 7 and consists of 11 events live on NBC Sports Network and Facebook Watch.

[03/29/18 - 09:00 AM]
Starz App Now Available on LG Smart TVs
The app is offered on a variety of devices such as: LG Smart TVs, Samsung Smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, Apple TV, iPhones and iPads running iOS 8.0 or higher, Roku(R), Sony Android TV, as well as most Android phones, tablets and TV devices.

[03/29/18 - 09:00 AM]
More Performers & Presenters Announced for Academy of Country Music Awards
Kane Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Alan Jackson, Little Big Town and Jon Pardi have been added to the all-star lineup of performers.

[03/29/18 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Return of "Empire," "Star" Keep FOX on Top in 18-49
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[03/29/18 - 08:11 AM]
Video: "Westworld" Season 2 - Official Trailer - HBO
The series returns for its sophomore run on Sunday, April 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/29/18 - 08:06 AM]
Ciao Italia! Bravo Media's "Below Deck Mediterranean" Season Three Premieres Tuesday, May 15 at 9PM ET/PT
Captain Sandy Yawn is once again at the helm of the 178' "Talisman Maiton," the largest superyacht in "Below Deck" history.

[03/29/18 - 08:01 AM]
USA Network to Celebrate the Biggest WWE(R) Event of the Year with "WrestleMania(R) Week"
Throughout the week of April 2, the network will broadcast special event programming leading up to annual event.

[03/29/18 - 07:40 AM]
Real Estate Experts David and Chenoa Rivera Renovate California Mountain Homes in New HGTV Series "Rustic Rehab"
Premiering Thursday, April 26, the eight half-hour episodes will follow the couple, who are parents of four, as they overcome construction challenges.

[03/29/18 - 06:30 AM]
Shawn Mendes to Join James Corden on "The Late Late Show" for a Week-Long Residency, June 4-7
Mendes recently released the new tracks "In My Blood" and "Lost in Japan" from his highly anticipated third album.

[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







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[10/19/18 - 03:01 PM]
CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to "God Friended Me," "Magnum P.I." and "The Neighborhood" for the 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
These series join the previously announced "FBI" as freshman shows receiving full-season orders for 2018-2019 on CBS.

[10/19/18 - 02:48 PM]
The CW's New Fall Series "All American" and "Charmed" Get Additional Local Boost as CW Affiliates Schedule Weekend Airings
CW stations nationwide are re-airing the first two episodes on a special date and time.

[10/19/18 - 01:09 PM]
Matthew Broderick Joins Cast of Netflix High School Apocalypse Dramedy "Daybreak"
He'll play Principal Burr: the cheerful, upbeat principal of Glendale High, Burr knows the name of every kid in school and their favorite character to play in Overwatch.

[10/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
"Station 19" Comes in Hot with a Full-Season Order From ABC
In the Live + 3 Day ratings, "Station 19" built on its season premiere by 24% in Total Viewers and by 25% in Adults 18-49 to set new series highs.

[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Places Back-Nine Order of "The Cool Kids," Joining "Last Man Standing" for a Full Season
The network has picked up nine additional episodes of the new comedy.

[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the Trailer for New Comedy "Black Monday" on Anniversary of the Historic Stock Market Crash
Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall star in the series, premiering Sunday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/19/18 - 10:09 AM]
Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban Set to Perform at "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards"
Ballerini is a six-time career CMA Awards nominee, returning this year with her fourth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year nomination.

[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
Paloma Faith Joins "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
She'll play the series regular role of "Bet Sykes," a spirited, sadistic and sharp-tongued villain.

[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases Season Six Premiere of "Ray Donovan" Early to Subscribers
The episode is now available only to Showtime subscribers via Showtime streaming, Showtime Anytime and on demand.

[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown with "Thursday Night Football"
Despite a blowout Broncos-Cardinals game, the network once again takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Sundance TV Releases "Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle" Trailer in Advance of Two-Night Special Event
Look for said event on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
WE tv's Groundbreaking Docuseries "Love After Lockup" Returns Friday, December 7 at 9PM ET/PT
WE tv's explosive docuseries is back for a second season, exploring new shocking and revealing stories of couples who fall in love despite the prison bars between them.

[10/19/18 - 06:30 AM]
New Kids on the Block Singer Jonathan Knight to Star in HGTV Pilot "Farmhouse Fixer"
"Old farmhouses are American treasures," said Jonathan. "Most have been in the same family for 200 years and have never been renovated. And they're disappearing fast. If we don't save them, they're going to be gone."

[10/19/18 - 06:00 AM]
National Geographic Taps Angela Bassett to Narrate Stunning Natural History Special "The Flood"
The two-hour wildlife documentary special premieres Sunday, November 25 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/18 - 04:45 PM]
Bette Midler, Brooke Shields, John Larroquette, Katie Couric and Peter Gallagher to Guest Star in the CBS/Warner Bros. Television Comedy "Murphy Brown"
Midler reprises her role 20 years later as Caprice Morton, previously known as Caprice Feldman, Murphy's former secretary.