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[07/30/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 30
Updates include: ABC names judges on "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors"; Beau Bridges joins Comedy Central's "Robbie"; and Diane Guerrero cast in DC's "Doom Patrol."

[07/30/18 - 02:50 PM]
"TKO: Total Knock Out," Hosted by Comedian Kevin Hart, Will Move to Fridays Beginning with Its Next Episode on August 3
The series will air at 8:00/7:00c with "Whistleblower" moving to 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/18 - 02:06 PM]
"Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis" and "Jeff Ross Presents: Roast Battle" Post Major Ratings and Viewership Increases
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Sunday, July 29.

[07/30/18 - 01:32 PM]
From the Producers of "Snapped," Oxygen Media Presents "Dying to Belong" Premiering Sunday, August 19 at 7PM ET/PT
The series will explore hauntingly fatal stories where obsession, desperation and the need to belong pushed individuals over the edge to carry out unthinkable crimes.

[07/30/18 - 01:13 PM]
Buddy Valastro and His Family Sifts Out the Competition in Discovery Family's New Series "Bake It Like Buddy"
Each week, two extremely talented, passionate and creative baking family duos face-off against each other in a fun head-to-head bake off at Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey.

[07/30/18 - 12:51 PM]
Report from CBS Corporation's Regularly-Scheduled Board Meeting
CBS Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors is in the process of selecting outside counsel to conduct an independent investigation.

[07/30/18 - 12:19 PM]
Hallmark Channel Heats Up with Original Movie Premieres That Travel the World During "Summer Nights"
Viewers with wanderlust will be able to travel to exotic locations including South Africa, the Caribbean and the South Pacific beaches of Fiji from the comfort of their own homes.

[07/30/18 - 11:38 AM]
PBS Wants YOU to Join "The Great American Read"
In addition to the nationwide reading campaign, the eight-part television series returns to PBS stations on Tuesday, September 11 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/30/18 - 11:37 AM]
PBS Announces "Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History," New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020 on PBS
"Science for me, like history, is the exploration of what has come before and the promise of the future," said Ken Burns.

[07/30/18 - 11:36 AM]
PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief
From 2010 to 2015, Simon served as general manager of BBC America, overseeing the channel's cable and digital platforms.

[07/30/18 - 11:35 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Woodstock," New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman
The film is directed by Barak Goodman, written by Goodman and Don Kleszy, and produced by Goodman and Jamila Ephron, with Mark Samels as executive producer.

[07/30/18 - 11:34 AM]
PBS Announces "Reconstruction: America After the Civil War," A New Documentary from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., to Air Spring 2019 on PBS
Professor Gates will present the definitive history of one of the least understood chapters in American history.

[07/30/18 - 10:33 AM]
Disney Channel's Series Finale of "Stuck in the Middle" Delivers Near 4-Month Highs
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Monday, July 23.

[07/30/18 - 10:04 AM]
HBO Acquires Worldwide Rights to "At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal," A Sidewinder Films Production of an Erin Lee Carr Film
The film masterfully weaves a tapestry of pathos, depicting a landscape in which women spend their youth seeking victory on a world stage, juxtaposed against a culture where abuse prevails and lives are damaged forever.

[07/30/18 - 10:02 AM]
"The Last Ship" Sets Sail for a Fifth and Final Epic Adventure on September 9
Eric Dane, Bridget Regan and Adam Baldwin star in this action-packed series chronicling the aftermath of a global catastrophe that nearly decimated the world's population.

[07/30/18 - 10:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama Pilot "Queen Fur"
The project is set in a small town in Central Florida - a place where beauty pageants, gun culture, Cuban revolutionaries and Southern hospitality co-exist and collide.

[07/30/18 - 10:01 AM]
truTV Announces Pilot Order for Weekly Comedic Awards Show from Vulture
The untitled project is a new, weekly comedic awards show honoring the most deserving stories from the week in pop culture.

[07/30/18 - 09:38 AM]
HBO Announces Series Order for "Euphoria" - Drake and Future the Prince Join Series as Executive Producers
The Zendaya-led series follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.

[07/30/18 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Holds Off Demo Competition
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[07/30/18 - 05:15 AM]
MTV Greenlights "Lohan Beach Club" (Working Title) with Lindsay Lohan
The series follows Lohan as she works to expand her business empire with the launch of Lohan Beach House.

[07/29/18 - 03:41 PM]
Netflix Announces Two Unscripted Series, Upcoming Launch Dates and Debuts New Materials Across Their Diverse Content Lineup
Newly announced premieres include "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" (October 26) and "The Kominsky Method" (November 16).

[07/29/18 - 12:00 PM]
Netflix Announces New Series "Madam C.J. Walker" and "White Lines" at TCA
Plus: limited series "Maniac" starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill will launch on September 21; and check out the trailer for "Ozark" season two.

[07/29/18 - 08:13 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: UFC Helps FOX Land Demo Crown
NBC however is the most-watched broadcaster last night.

[07/28/18 - 03:24 PM]
AMC Green Lights First Multi-Platform Series "Dispatches from Elsewhere" by Jason Segel
"Dispatches From Elsewhere" is about a group of ordinary people who stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life.

[07/28/18 - 03:23 PM]
AMC Announces Le Carre Spy Thriller "The Little Drummer Girl" to Air in November
Plus: look for "AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth's History of Horror" beginning October 14.

[07/28/18 - 03:22 PM]
Sundance Now to Expand Its Offerings with the Launch of Original Scripted Podcast "Exeter" Starring Jeanne Tripplehorn and Ray McKinnon
"Exeter" is a gripping crime mystery that follows a veteran detective, Colleen Clayton (Jeanne Tripplehorn), as she is forced to reconcile the errors of a past case when a woman she convicted of murder is exonerated after 10 years in prison.

[07/28/18 - 03:21 PM]
AMC Renews Popular Original Series "Better Call Saul," "Fear the Walking Dead" and "McMafia"
"In an environment where viewer choice is almost unlimited, the success of these shows is especially meaningful, with characters and stories that our viewers connect with and return to season after season," said David Madden.

[07/28/18 - 03:20 PM]
SundanceTV and Sundance Now Unveil Fall 2018 Programming Slate, Featuring a Diverse Array of Thrilling Dramas and Compelling True Crime Docu-Series
"Deutschland 86" (Thursday, October 25) and "Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle" (Saturday, November 17) are among the projects on tap.

[07/28/18 - 02:49 PM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Comedy Series "Upload" Created and Written by Emmy Award-Winner Greg Daniels
"Upload" is a sci-fi sitcom that takes place in the near future, where people who are near death can be "uploaded" into a virtual afterlife of their choice.

[07/28/18 - 02:48 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Sets October 12 Debut for "The Romanoffs" an Original Anthology Series from Nine-Time Emmy Winner Matthew Weiner
In addition, a new teaser was released revealing the extraordinary line-up of guest stars featured in the series.

[07/28/18 - 02:47 PM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Series "The Expatriates" from Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films
Set against the sensational backdrop of "The Vertical City" of Hong Kong, "The Expatriates" is a drama series that explores the vibrant lives of a close-knit expatriate community.

[07/28/18 - 02:46 PM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Two Season Order of Horror Event Series "THEM" from Executive Producer Lena Waithe, Executive Producer and Writer Little Marvin and Vertigo Prime
In "THEM: Covenant," set in 1953, Alfred and Lucky Emory decide to move their family from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood.

[07/28/18 - 02:45 PM]
Amazon Studios Partners with the Renowned Russo Brothers' AGBO Studios on a Groundbreaking Global Television Franchise
While the creative is under wraps, the origin mothership series will function as a fire-starter to ignite the creation of multiple original local language and local production series.

[07/28/18 - 02:44 PM]
JD Payne and Patrick McKay to Develop "The Lord of the Rings" Original Series for Amazon Studios
The duo said: "We feel like Frodo, setting out from the Shire, with a great responsibility in our care - it is the beginning of the adventure of a lifetime."

[07/28/18 - 11:10 AM]
Video: Starz Announces Casting for "Vida" Season Two and Drops New "America to Me" Key Art and Official Trailer for "Warriors of Liberty City"
Roberta Colindrez will be joining the cast of "Vida" as a new series regular in an expanded 10-episode second season.

[07/28/18 - 08:08 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"20/20" and "Dateline NBC" help lead the night in the key demographic.

[07/27/18 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 27
Updates include: Maggie Lawson to recur on FOX's "Lethal Weapon"; Kenya Barris confirms exit from ABC Studios; and Apple eyes TV series based on Terry Gilliam's "Time Bandits."

[07/27/18 - 11:45 AM]
YouTube Announces Fall 2018 Slate and 2019 Projects
Since the launch of YouTube Originals in 2015, Original content has been viewed more than 650 million times.

[07/27/18 - 11:44 AM]
Discovery Channel Dives Into Shark Week's 30th Anniversary as Sunday's #1 Network on Television Across M25-54, P/M18-49, and P/M18-34
Discovery further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 22.

[07/27/18 - 10:07 AM]
Statement from CBS Independent Directors Regarding The New Yorker
"All allegations of personal misconduct are to be taken seriously," said the statement. "The Independent Directors of CBS have committed to investigating claims that violate the Company's clear policies in that regard."

[07/27/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Marvel's Runaways" to Air Broadcast Debut of Season 1 Premiere on Freeform
"Marvel's Runaways" will air an encore presentation of its first season premiere on Thursday, August 2, following the season finale of "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger."

[07/27/18 - 09:30 AM]
Nickelodeon Gives Second-Season Greenlight to "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
Also announced today is the renewal of four Nickelodeon hits including: "Henry Danger"; "Knight Squad"; "The Dude Perfect Show"; and "Hunter Street."

[07/27/18 - 09:10 AM]
AT&T Audience Network Unveils Expanded Programming Slate
"Condor" will return for a second season; "You Me Her" set for a fourth and fifth season; and "Loudermilk" to premiere season two on October 16.

[07/27/18 - 09:06 AM]
Netflix Renews "Altered Carbon" for Second Season with Anthony Mackie starring as Takeshi Kovacs
The streaming service has ordered eight additional episodes from Skydance Television.

[07/27/18 - 09:00 AM]
Paul Buccieri Named President of A+E Networks Group
The announcement was made by Steven R. Swartz, president and CEO of Hearst, and Ben Sherwood, co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney-ABC Television.

[07/27/18 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with FOX
The Eye's "Big Brother" tops the charts among adults 18-49.

[07/27/18 - 08:02 AM]
"CMA Fest" Hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini Premieres Wednesday, Aug. 8, on The ABC Television Network
The three-hour prime-time special broadcasts for its 15th straight year with Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini returning as hosts, bringing Country Music's Ultimate Fan Experience to a national television audience.

[07/26/18 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 26
Updates include: Cody Fern cast in "American Horror Story: Apocalypse"; John Cleese to visit ABC's "Speechless"; and Danielle Macdonald latest bound for Netflix's "Unbelievable."

[07/26/18 - 09:42 PM]
Hallmark Movies Now Developing First Original Series, "When Hope Calls" (wt), Spin-Off of Hallmark Channel's Beloved Series "When Calls the Heart"
Crown Media Family Networks' first-ever streaming series is in development to premiere in 2019 on the company's SVOD subscription service, Hallmark Movies Now.

[07/26/18 - 09:41 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces All-New Programming for Holiday 2018
In November and December, the network will gift viewers with its holiday programming event "Miracles of Christmas," featuring 12 compelling, new dramas that will inspire the true meaning and miracles of Christmas.







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[11/15/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Releases Trailer for "The Other Two" - New Series from Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider Premieres January 24
Guest stars for the debut season include, Beck Bennett, Kate Berlant, Michael Che, Andy Cohen, Heidi Gardner, Jackie Hoffman, Daniel K. Isaac, Brandon Scott Jones, Richard Kind, Greta Lee, Tinsley Mortimer, Andy Ridings, Josh Segarra, Wanda Sykes, Julio Torres, JJ Totah and Patrick Wilson.

[11/15/18 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel's Hit Series "Bunk'd" Ordered for a Fourth Season
The fourth season will be executive produced by Emmy(R)-nominated producer Phil Baker and Erin Dunlap.

[11/15/18 - 09:16 AM]
Syfy Announces First Original Late Night Animated Series "Alien News Desk"
Voiced by Will Forte and Heidi Gardner, the 12-episode series will cover up-to-the-minute news and commentary about the universe's most baffling species - the inscrutable Humans of Planet Earth.

[11/15/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Kominsky Method" - Official Trailer #2 - Netflix
On November 16, meet Sandy (Michael Douglas) and Norman (Alan Arkin), two lifelong friends who are navigating the ups and downs of life with humor, dignity, and a little bit of help from their families.

[11/15/18 - 08:18 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Awards" Put ABC on Top
The Alphabet's telecast however is down 34% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[11/15/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "The Fix" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In each episode, host Jimmy Carr and team captains D.L. Hughley and Katherine Ryan are joined by guest comics to debate and discuss one of the biggest challenges facing the world in a team panel format.

[11/15/18 - 07:35 AM]
Netflix Matches with "The One" in New Series Examining Love and DNA Science
The series is set five minutes in the future, in a world where a DNA test can find your perfect partner - the one person you're genetically predisposed to fall passionately in love with.

[11/15/18 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for "A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding"
Rose McIver and Ben Lamb star in the film, due on November 30.

[11/15/18 - 07:31 AM]
"Andi Mack" and "Raven's Home" Hit Multi-Week Highs and Stand as Friday's Top 2 TV Telecasts in Key Youth Demos
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, November 9.

[11/15/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Nicky Jam: El Ganador" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From his humble and troubled start in Boston, to his downfall on the streets, to becoming the king of one of the most popular musical genres, this is not only the life of Nicky Jam, but the history of reggaeton itself.

[11/14/18 - 05:01 PM]
"Memories of the Alhambra" Launches Worldwide from December 1st
Starting with its release in Asia and English-speaking territories an hour after broadcast in Korea, the Netflix series will also be available on the next day in Japan.

[11/14/18 - 03:30 PM]
Lily James and Armie Hammer Board Ben Wheatley's "Rebecca" for Working Title and Netflix
It tells the story of a newly-married young woman who, on arriving at her husband's imposing family estate on a bleak English coast, finds herself battling the shadow of his dead first wife, the mysterious Rebecca, whose legacy continues to haunt the house.

[11/14/18 - 01:59 PM]
Thanksgiving May Be a Week Away, But We're Very Thankful That "Bosch" Season 6 Is a Go!
The streaming service revealed the news on social media this afternoon.

[11/14/18 - 01:28 PM]
Amazon Studios Inks Production Deal with Blumhouse Television for a Series of Eight Thematically Connected Films
Amazon Studios and Blumhouse Television are committed to attaching diverse and underrepresented filmmakers to direct and bring these titles to life.

[11/14/18 - 01:04 PM]
"Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland," Exploring the Controversial Death of a Young Black Woman in Police Custody, Debuts Dec. 3 on HBO
The documentary made its world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.