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[04/05/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 5
Updates include: Karl Urban to star in Amazon's "The Boys"; Paramount Network orders comedy "First Wives Club" to pilot; and "Hidden Figures," "High Fidelity" eyed for TV adaptations.

[04/05/18 - 12:58 PM]
"The Simpsons" to Beat "Gunsmoke" as the Longest-Running Primetime Scripted Show in TV History with 636th Episode on April 29
"Forgive and Regret" marks the milestone installment of the series.

[04/05/18 - 12:50 PM]
HBO Brings a Taste of Sweetwater to San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Boston with "Westworld" Season 2 Premieres
Cast members Simon Quarterman and Shannon Woodward will join fans in San Francisco, Philadelphia and Boston for a special advance screening of the new season.

[04/05/18 - 12:43 PM]
FX Networks Orders Pilot for "Y" - Based on the Comic Book Series "Y: The Last Man"
Michael Green and Aida Mashaka Croal will serve as co-showrunners with Melina Matsoukas set to direct.

[04/05/18 - 12:31 PM]
"Girl in the Bunker," The Terrifying True Story of a Girl Held Captive Underground, Premieres on Memorial Day, May 28
The dark, psychological drama stars Henry Thomas, Julia LaLonde and Moira Kelly.

[04/05/18 - 10:59 AM]
"The Last O.G." Premieres as #1 Comedy, Biggest Cable Comedy Debut Since 2015
TBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 3.

[04/05/18 - 10:57 AM]
Discovery Channel Orders All-New Series "Book of Hines" (Working Title)
The project is an original unscripted series that follows former covert military man and intelligence officer Brett Hines and his family as they transition from living under the modern trappings of life in America to forming their own way of life.

[04/05/18 - 10:02 AM]
WGN America Picks Up Second Season of Mennonite Crime Drama, "Pure"
"'Pure'" is a stand-out scripted drama series with powerful characters and intense conflict in a very unique world," said Gavin Harvey.

[04/05/18 - 09:04 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Greenlights "Lorena," a Docuseries from Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw
"Lorena" is a four-part documentary series that reveals the hidden truths in the notorious case of John Wayne and Lorena Bobbitt and challenges the long-held narrative that surrounded this event.

[04/05/18 - 08:48 AM]
"Iron Chef America" Returns to Food Network with Classic Fan-Favorite Format
Overseen by host Alton Brown, each standalone episode pits an up-and-coming chef competitor against an elite Iron Chef in a stunning secret ingredient battle of over-the-top edible greatness.

[04/05/18 - 08:33 AM]
Netflix Announces "Dead to Me," New Dark Comedy Series from Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Jessica Elbaum
The series is billed as about a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret.

[04/05/18 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Top Demo Race
CBS however is the most-watched broadcaster last night.

[04/05/18 - 08:26 AM]
Actress Gabrielle Union and NBA Champion Dwyane Wade Team Up for a Home Renovation in New HGTV Special "All-Star Flip"
The half-hour special will premiere Thursday, April 12 at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/05/18 - 07:01 AM]
ESPN & Kobe Bryant's Granity Studios' Show "Detail" to Debut April 12 on ESPN+
The series will feature his high-level analysis and insights as he breaks down games throughout the 2018 NBA Playoffs, including the NBA Finals.

[04/05/18 - 07:00 AM]
E! Sets Season Three Premiere of "Total Bellas" for Sunday, May 20 at 9 PM ET/PT
Season three will follow Nikki Bella and John Cena through their ups and downs as they plan their wedding and face the challenges that go into preparing for the big day.

[04/05/18 - 07:00 AM]
The CW Network Acquires "Burden of Truth" from Entertainment One for Summer 2018 Schedule
The series stars Kristin Kreuk as a big city lawyer who returns to her hometown to take on what she thinks is a simple case, only to find herself in a fight for justice for a group of sick girls.

[04/05/18 - 06:00 AM]
BBC America Renews "Killing Eve" for Second Season Days Before Season One Premiere
The suspenseful cat-and-mouse drama stars Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer and comes from Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

[04/04/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 4
Updates include: FX, History shelve Bill Clinton projects; Freeform lands two potential series; and Lifetime scraps deal with The Weinstein Co. for "Project Runway" franchise.

[04/04/18 - 04:50 PM]
Sixth Episode of "Atlanta Robbin' Season" Will Air Uninterrupted on FX
"Teddy Perkins" will run uninterrupted for its 41-minute duration when it premieres on Thursday, April 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/04/18 - 01:00 PM]
ABC to Present a First Look at Viola Davis and Julius Tennon's Documentary Series "The Last Defense" at The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, April 27
The seven-episode docu-series explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system through emotional, in-depth examinations of multiple death row cases.

[04/04/18 - 11:26 AM]
Gesine Prado Returns to Share Her Love of Baking in New Season of "Baked in Vermont"
Over 10 half-hour episodes, Gesine shares tips and tricks to help make baking easy, accessible and fun, while serving up delectable cakes, pies and other savory meals at her Vermont farmhouse with family and friends.

[04/04/18 - 11:01 AM]
"America Divided" Returns May 4th on EPIX
Gretchen Carlson, who recently made her own personal story public, will take viewers to the halls of Congress to uncover a pervasive culture of sexual harassment held in place for decades by a deeply flawed system.

[04/04/18 - 10:56 AM]
National Geographic Premieres Second Season of Emmy- and Golden Globe-Nominated Anthology Series, "Genius: Picasso"
Premiering with a double episode on Tuesday, April 24, the new season explores the Spanish expatriate's devotion to his craft, his contribution to modern art and his turbulent personal life.

[04/04/18 - 10:36 AM]
Netflix Announces "Paradise P.D.," A New Adult Animated Comedy Series from the Creators of "Brickleberry"
Dana Snyder, Cedric Yarbrough, Dave Herman, Tom Kenny, Sarah Chalke and Kyle Kinane are among the voice cast.

[04/04/18 - 10:02 AM]
Street Smart Police Drama "Shades of Blue" Set to Premiere Sunday, June 17 at 10 P.M.
The critically acclaimed drama will conclude after three seasons as the storyline brings Lopez's complex character to a fitting resolution.

[04/04/18 - 09:31 AM]
"Siren" Makes a Splash as Freeform's Biggest Drama Launch in Over 2 Years
Freeform further spins the numbers for Thursday, March 29.

[04/04/18 - 09:20 AM]
American Heroes Channel Explores Real Monuments Men in All-New Series, "Hunting Nazi Treasure"
The eight-episode season premieres Tuesday, May 1 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/04/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Poster Art and New Teaser for Season Four of "The Affair"
The series, starring Golden Globe nominee Dominic West, Golden Globe winner Ruth Wilson, Emmy(R) Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney and Screen Actors Guild Award(R) nominee Joshua Jackson, will premiere on Sunday, June 17.

[04/04/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Roseanne" Still Potent in Week Two for ABC
The Alphabet's revival leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/04/18 - 06:00 AM]
Dove Announces Global Partnership with Cartoon Network's "Steven Universe" to Build Self-Esteem and Body Confidence in Young People Using Mainstream Entertainment for the First Time
The partnership will come to life in a series of six short animated films directed by "Steven Universe" creator Rebecca Sugar, the first of which premieres today.

[04/04/18 - 04:00 AM]
E! Greenlights New Docu-Series "Very Cavallari" Featuring Reality Star Turned Style Powerhouse Kristin Cavallari
With her new home base in Nashville, the series will follow Kristin's life as a businesswoman launching a flagship store for her lifestyle product line, Uncommon James and wife to her husband, former professional football player, Jay Cutler.

[04/03/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 3
Updates include: Jes Macallan upped to regular on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; Mike Castle cast in "Pandas in New York" at CBS; and Kathryn Hahn to lead HBO's comedy pilot "Mrs. Fletcher."

[04/03/18 - 04:52 PM]
Netflix Reveals the Launch Date for Its Star-Studded K-Variety "Busted!"
"Busted!" is a new type of K-variety where seven main cast members position themselves as sloppy detectives that set out to solve a fun-filled mystery in each of the episodes.

[04/03/18 - 01:20 PM]
Comedy Central Finishes March as #1 Non-Sports Network Across Total Day Among Millennial Men and Sees 20% Ratings Jump Among Women 18-49 During 1Q 2018
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[04/03/18 - 11:56 AM]
Eric Bana Cast Opposite Connie Britton in Bravo Media's "Dirty John"
Marking his U.S. television debut, Bana will star as John Meehan, a handsome and romantic charmer who sweeps Debra Newell (Britton) off her feet and pulls her into his web of lies.

[04/03/18 - 11:29 AM]
Best Friends and Home Reno Business Partners Star in HGTV's "Boise Boys"
Clint Robertson and Luke Caldwell improve Idaho's capital city with beautiful home transformations in the new series, premiering Wednesday, April 25.

[04/03/18 - 10:19 AM]
Hugh Laurie Joins Hulu's Original Limited Series "Catch-22"
He'll play Major de Coverley, the squadron executive officer on Pianosa air base.

[04/03/18 - 09:32 AM]
Netflix Announces the Start of Production for the Second Season of "Suburra the Series"
The series, based on the homonymous novel, is set in Rome and describes a fight over land in the seaside town of Ostia, that spirals into a deadly battle between organized crime, corrupt politicians and the Vatican.

[04/03/18 - 09:07 AM]
Award-Winning Director Anthony Hemingway Set for USA/Syfy's "The Purge"
Thomas Kelly serves as executive producer/showrunner of the series.

[04/03/18 - 08:48 AM]
VH1's Annual Mother's Day Special "Dear Mama: A Love Letter to Moms" to Premiere Monday, May 7th at 9 PM ET/PT
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Anthony Anderson will return as host for the third time alongside VH1 fan favorite, actress, and New York Times best-selling author La La Anthony.

[04/03/18 - 08:33 AM]
Cold Cases Heat Up with Investigation Discovery's New Series, "Breaking Homicide"
Each two-hour episode follows former Rhode Island Police Sergeant Derrick Levasseur and Forensic Psychologist Kris Mohandie as they answer the pleas of desperate families seeking help investigating the unsolved murders of their loved ones.

[04/03/18 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Remain on Top
The Peacock holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/03/18 - 08:02 AM]
ESPN+ to Launch with Exclusive 30 for 30 Documentary "The Last Days of Knight" and Full 30 for 30 Library
The film is the previously untold behind-the-scenes story of CNN's investigation into why high school All-Americans were leaving Indiana University men's basketball coach Bob Knight's program, and the subsequent fallout after the story broke.

[04/03/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Cargo" - Official Trailer Released - Starring Martin Freeman - Premieres on Netflix May 18th
Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, an infected father desperately seeks a new home for his infant child, and a means to protect her from his own changing nature.

[04/03/18 - 07:01 AM]
FremantleMedia North America Is Awarded the Television Rights to the Critically Acclaimed "Gormenghast" Fantasy Book Series
Attached to the project are award-winning author Neil Gaiman and Academy Award-winning writer, producer and director, Akiva Goldsman, who will serve as non-writing executive producers.

[04/02/18 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 2
Updates include: Rachel Bloom indicates "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" to end after upcoming season; ABC's "The Good Doctor" adds new regulars; and Biniam Bizuneh set as new lead in FOX's "Our People."

[04/02/18 - 12:52 PM]
Video: "Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity" - Trailer Debut
The comedy special debuts this Friday, April 6 on Netflix.

[04/02/18 - 11:15 AM]
The CW Network Picks Up Ten Current Series for 2018-19 Season
Newcomers "Black Lightning" and ""Dynasty" are among the series due back.

[04/02/18 - 08:52 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores Suspicious Death of Hollywood Icon in "Natalie Wood: An American Murder Mystery"
The latest one-hour special premieres Monday, April 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/02/18 - 08:48 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Edges Competition with "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert"
The Peacock tops the charts among total viewers and adults 18-49.







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[04/25/18 - 01:29 PM]
EPIX Orders Drama Series "Godfather of Harlem"
Written and executive produced by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, the 10-episode series will star Oscar(R) winner Forest Whitaker who will also executive produce through his company Significant Productions.

[04/25/18 - 01:06 PM]
Ready, Set, Bingo! Play Live Bingo on IFC Thursday Nights
Viewers can play along live by watching the "Bingo Breaks," with balls called by actual IFC employees and special guests, for a chance to win a special "slightly off" prize each week.

[04/25/18 - 11:44 AM]
Investigation Discovery to Air Updated "People Magazine Investigates" Special Regarding the Capture of the Suspected Golden State Killer
Said installment will air this Friday, April 27 at 10:00/9:00c and Sunday, April 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/25/18 - 11:06 AM]
Lifetime Kicks Off June with Two Unscripted Premieres - "Live PD Presents: Women on Patrol" & "Escaping Polygamy"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Monday, June 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/25/18 - 11:01 AM]
Video: New Key Art and Trailer Revealed for TNT's "Animal Kingdom"
Season three of this bold, adrenaline-fueled hit drama premieres Tuesday, May 29.

[04/25/18 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming, Airing Through May 23
On May 21, the winners of "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes" and "American Idol" will be crowned.

[04/25/18 - 10:55 AM]
"Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet Memorial Day Weekend
Highlights include a two-hour "Finding Bigfoot" special on Sunday, May 27.

[04/25/18 - 10:01 AM]
Discovery's All-New Series "Sticker Shock" Revs Up with Special Premiere Airing Monday, April 30
The series continues with its regular schedule on Wednesday, May 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/25/18 - 09:05 AM]
Sadie Stanley and Sean Giambrone to Star in Live-Action "Kim Possible" Disney Channel Original Movie
The comedy-adventure will go into production this summer and is set to debut in 2019.

[04/25/18 - 09:04 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings Back "Double Dare" in Brand-New Series!
With "Double Dare" remaining an iconic touchstone for its original millennial audiences, the new version will feature the gameplay and challenges they remember, as well as appearances from blasts from the past and stars from today.

[04/25/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Welcome Back to Winchester! Netflix's "Dear White People" Vol. 2 Launches May 4
Get a glimpse at the much-anticipated new season with the official season two trailer here.

[04/25/18 - 09:01 AM]
NASCAR(R) Champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Wife Amy Race to Home Reno Victory in New DIY Network Series "Renovation Realities: Dale Jr. & Amy"
The four-episode series, which premieres Saturday, June 2, will showcase Dale Jr.'s love of home improvement and Amy's design expertise as they overcome the trials of this massive renovation.

[04/25/18 - 09:00 AM]
Pop Celebrates Five Consecutive Years of Growth with New Upfront Programming Slate
"We are heading into this year's upfront with an ever-growing linear television audience, a premium slate of original content with A-list talent, and carriage across all major distributors and almost every over-the-top service," said Brad Schwartz.

[04/25/18 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos "Roseanne" Marathon
The Alphabet's four encores still manage to hold off the competition among adults 18-49.

[04/25/18 - 07:57 AM]
Cooking Channel Heats Up Primetime with a Hot New Season of "Man Fire Food"
The 13 new episodes kick off Wednesday, May 30 with flaming bold flavors.