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[04/16/18 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 16
Updates include: Ian Somerhalder to lead Netflix's "V-Wars"; Ben Schwartz set to star in Showtime's import of "The Wrong Mans"; and Pop gets "Arranged" with Aline Brosh McKenna and Sono Patel.

[04/16/18 - 04:01 PM]
Lionsgate Signs Television Deal with Producers Eric and Kim Tannenbaum
The Tannenbaums had been based at CBS Television Studios for the past eight years.

[04/16/18 - 03:45 PM]
The ABC Television Network Orders All-New Spinoff Series, Based on Comedy Hit "The Goldbergs," Set in the '90s
The spinoff will follow the hilarious teachers of William Penn Academy - led by Tim Meadows (Principal Glascott), Bryan Callen (Coach Mellor) and AJ Michalka (Lainey Lewis) - who, despite their eccentricities and crazy personal lives, are heroes to their students.

[04/16/18 - 12:20 PM]
Now, Let's Go In... "Dear White People Vol. 2" Launches Friday, May 4th on Netflix
Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell, Antoinette Robertson, DeRon Horton, John Patrick Amedori, Ashley Blaine Featherson and Marque Richardson star in the show's sophomore run.

[04/16/18 - 11:15 AM]
1.2 Million Viewers Tuned in to "Shotmakers'" Two-Night Premiere on Golf Channel, Youngest Primetime Audience Since 2016
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10.

[04/16/18 - 11:00 AM]
Hit Music Competition Series "The Four: Battle for Stardom" Returns Thursday, June 7, on FOX
Sean "Diddy" Combs, DJ Khaled and Meghan Trainor will return as panelists, alongside Fergie as host.

[04/16/18 - 10:01 AM]
Starz Acquires "Take My Wife," "Night Train with Wyatt Cenac" and the "Sklar Brothers: Hipster Ghosts" Stand-Up Special
Also included in Starz's acquisition are "The UCB Show," "New York's Funniest," "Brian Posehn: Criminally Posehn" and "Lachlan Patterson Live from Venice Beach," which will be available beginning Tuesday, May 1.

[04/16/18 - 09:26 AM]
Fyre Festival Docuseries Coming in 2019 from The Cinemart, Billboard & Mic
The story behind the infamous meltdown at the Fyre Festival will be unveiled in a multi-part docuseries slated to debut on Hulu in 2019.

[04/16/18 - 09:04 AM]
"A Little Help with Carol Burnett" Premiere Date and Celebrity Guest Line-Up
Celebrity guests include: Julie Bowen, Candace Cameron Bure, Mark Cuban, Billy Eichner, Taraji P. Henson, Derek Hough, DJ Khaled, Lisa Kudrow, Brittany Snow, Wanda Sykes, and Finn Wolfhard.

[04/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
Production Begins on HBO Documentary About Sen. John McCain, from Kunhardt Films
Serving 31 years, the six-term senior Arizona senator agreed to participate in the film shortly after being diagnosed with brain cancer, providing unprecedented access to his daily life in Washington, D.C. and Sedona, Ariz.

[04/16/18 - 09:00 AM]
Season 2 of "Mr. Mercedes" Premieres August 22 on AT&T Audience Network
The second season will be based on Stephen King's best-selling Bill Hodges Trilogy, which includes, "Mr. Mercedes," "Finders Keepers" and "End of Watch."

[04/16/18 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Academy of Country Music Awards" Push CBS in Front
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/16/18 - 08:06 AM]
Syfy Gets High on Hypnotoad for 4/20
Look for a special six-hour marathon of "Futurama" this Friday beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/15/18 - 10:11 AM]
Hulu Renews "I Love You, America" with Sarah Silverman 
This season of the hit variety series will return just in time for some seriously funny conversation around the midterm elections.

[04/15/18 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock edges the competition among adults 18-49 last night.

[04/15/18 - 08:31 AM]
ESPN & ABC's NBA Playoffs Opening Saturday Ratings Highest in Five Years
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, April 14.

[04/14/18 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Hold Off the Competition
The Eye tops the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/13/18 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 13
Updates include: Michael McGrady to recur on NBC's "Chicago PD"; and Wendy Davis joins the cast of OWN's "Love Is ___."

[04/13/18 - 11:30 AM]
New Christina Aguilera Carpool Karaoke to Headline CBS' "The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special 2018," Monday, April 23
Allison Janney, Anna Faris, Kunal Nayyar and Iain Armitage are also among those slated to appear.

[04/13/18 - 11:24 AM]
Animal Planet Has Highest Rated Quarter In Two Years in 1Q18
Animal Planet further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[04/13/18 - 11:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Expands Its True Crime Original Programming with New Series "Abuse of Power" Premiering Saturday, May 12 at 7PM ET/PT
Hosted by Lauren Sivan, each episode will examine the twisted and true stories where people in positions of power and prominence took advantage of their authority to commit heinous acts of crime, all stemming from their control and unyielding power.

[04/13/18 - 11:00 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Drama Series "Westworld" Returns for Its Second Season April 22, Exclusively on HBO
New cast members for the second season include: Fares Fares, Katja Herbers, Gustaf SkarsgÄrd, Hiroyuki Sanada, Peter Mullan, Rinko Kikuchi, Zahn McClarnon, Tao Okamoto, Betty Gabriel, Jonathan Tucker, Julia Jones and Kiki Sukezane.

[04/13/18 - 10:17 AM]
CBS Renews Network's Top Drama "NCIS" for 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
Additionally, series star and executive producer Mark Harmon has signed a new agreement to continue with the show.

[04/13/18 - 10:16 AM]
ABC Gives "Scandal" A Memorable Send-Off, Thursday, April 19
Following the finale episode, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" will celebrate the beloved series with an epic "Scandal" after-show.

[04/13/18 - 09:53 AM]
Kyle Chandler Joins Hulu's Original Limited Series "Catch-22"
His character, Colonel Cathcart, is a full Colonel that takes himself very seriously.

[04/13/18 - 09:49 AM]
Ali Wong Returns to Netflix on Mother's Day with "Hard Knock Wife"
Two years after giving birth to her daughter, a very pregnant Ali Wong returns to Netflix in her second original stand-up comedy special.

[04/13/18 - 09:47 AM]
truTV Ushers in Spring with New Seasons of Three Original Comedies
"Comedy Knockout," "The Carbonaro Effect" and "Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack" are all due back in the coming weeks.

[04/13/18 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases New Poster and Video for Season Two of "I'm Dying Up Here"
The fictional drama series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene, with an ensemble cast led by Academy Award(R) winner Melissa Leo and Ari Graynor.

[04/13/18 - 09:01 AM]
A+E Networks and Leah Remini Ink Multifaceted Production and First-Look Development Deal to Expand Creative Partnership
In addition, the breakout original series "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" has been renewed for a third season with an 8-episode order along with 5 specials on A&E Network.

[04/13/18 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS
The Eye continues its reign on the night in both categories.

[04/13/18 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Renews "On My Block" for a Second Season
The 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 LA's South Central neighborhood.

[04/13/18 - 08:00 AM]
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Make "DuckTales" Debut, Friday, May 11 on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW, as Part of the Network's Inaugural "Duck Week"
The Emmy(R) Award-nominated hit series will now air daily on Disney Channel, beginning Tuesday, May 1 with premieres every Friday in May, and new episodes and shorts debuting throughout the summer.

[04/13/18 - 06:01 AM]
ABC Announces the Renowned Athletes for the Upcoming "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes," Live, on "Good Morning America"
The four-week event premieres Monday, April 30 at 8:00/7:00c on the Alphabet.

[04/13/18 - 06:00 AM]
Comcast and Netflix Expand Partnership Following Successful Xfinity X1 Integration
"Netflix offers one of the most popular on demand services and is an important supplement to the content offering and value proposition of the X1 platform," said Sam Schwartz.

[04/12/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 12
Updates include: NBC's "Bad Boys" TV spin-off gets a title; Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser locked in for "Mad About You" revival; and Vicky Jones's "Run" lands pilot order from HBO.

[04/12/18 - 02:34 PM]
USA Announces New Pilots from Sam Esmail, Peter Berg, Tim Kring & Denis Leary
"As the #1 cable entertainment network for a record 12 years in a row, USA Network delivers unmatched scale and momentum with a broad, diverse slate of programming," said Chris McCumber.

[04/12/18 - 02:28 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts Official Trailer for Highly-Anticipated Documentary Series "The Fourth Estate"
Examining the inner workings of The New York Times during President Donald J. Trump's first year in office, the four-episode docu-series will be available across Showtime platforms including On Demand and streaming on Sunday, May 27.

[04/12/18 - 01:08 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents Two-Hour Special "The Turpin 13: Family Secrets Exposed" Hosted by Soledad O'Brien on Saturday, April 28 at 6PM ET/PT
The special will take viewers on a deep dive into the story surrounding the Turpin family and the parents, David and Louise, who have been charged with keeping their children shackled and starved within the four walls of their own Perris, California home.

[04/12/18 - 12:24 PM]
The Return of "Trading Spaces" Designs a Ratings Win for TLC
TLC further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 7.

[04/12/18 - 12:00 PM]
"Marvel's Jessica Jones" Has Been Renewed for a Third Season on Netflix
Season 2 launched globally on Netflix on International Women's Day, March 8, 2018.

[04/12/18 - 11:35 AM]
Academy Award Winner Susan Sarandon Returns to the Showtime Hit Drama "Ray Donovan" as a Series Regular
Beginning production this month, the series has relocated from Los Angeles to New York City.

[04/12/18 - 11:22 AM]
"Claws" Returns on Sunday, June 10, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
"Claws" follows the rise of five treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisans of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures.

[04/12/18 - 11:03 AM]
New Whodunnit Unfolds in East Peck as Second Season of NBC's "Trial & Error: Lady, Killer" Debuts Thursday, July 19
The first season of "Trial & Error" is now available exclusively on the NBC App and Video on Demand.

[04/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
OWN's Record-Breaking Docu-Series "Black Love" Returns Saturday, May 12
Sterling K. Brown, Niecy Nash, Tina Knowles-Lawson, D.L. Hughley, Rev Run, Styles P, Grant Hill and Eddie George are among those featured in the new season.

[04/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
Comedy Central Inks First Look Television Deal with Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson; Fifth and Final Season of "Broad City" Premieres in Early 2019
Three projects already in development at Comedy Central under the new deal include "Mall Town USA," "Platinum Status," and "Young Professionals."

[04/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces Comedian, Actor and Global Superstar Kevin Hart as Host of "TKO: Total Knock Out," The All-New Obstacle Course Competition from Mark Burnett and MGM Television
"This show is perfectly aligned with my global brand," said Kevin Hart. "The minute Mark Burnett pitched me, I got it and we decided to work together. This show has the potential to make me look tall."

[04/12/18 - 10:01 AM]
"Joe Pera Talks with You" Premieres May 20th on Adult Swim
A teacher (Joe Pera) in Michigan's Upper Peninsula explores subject matters such as pancakes, blueberries, eggs, toast, sausage, bacon, English muffins, coffee, orange juice, maple syrup, waffles, cornbread, and strawberries.

[04/12/18 - 10:00 AM]
Video: She's Back! Get Your First Look at Kristin Cavallari's New Show "Very Cavallari" Coming to E! This Summer
This season on "Very Cavallari," Kristin is making Nashville the headquarters of her rapidly expanding fashion and lifestyle brand, Uncommon James.

[04/12/18 - 09:35 AM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "Barry" and "Silicon Valley"
"We're thrilled that these two smart, funny shows are returning for another season," said Amy Gravitt.

[04/12/18 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle" - Official Trailer - Amazon Kids
The world-famous talking moose and flying squirrel are back in the all-new series, due May 11 on Prime Video.







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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.