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[08/13/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 13
Updates include: Michael Angarano to recur on NBC's "This Is Us"; Kerry Washington attached to star in "Old City Blues" for Hulu; Abraham Lim tapped for ABC's "The Fix" in recasting.

[08/13/18 - 12:30 PM]
Mark Millar and Netflix Set Action-Packed "Prodigy" as Second Comic Book Franchise
This is also the second comic book franchise since Mark Millar joined Netflix.

[08/13/18 - 12:11 PM]
IFC's Reveals Star-Studded, Musical-Inspired Episode of "Documentary Now!" Season 52
John Mulaney, Taran Killam, Richard Kind, Paula Pell, Alex Brightman, James Urbaniak and Renee Elise Goldsberry are featured in said installment.

[08/13/18 - 11:01 AM]
History Renews Drama Series "Knightfall" and Mark Hamill Joins Cast
Hamill will play the role of "Talus," a battle-hardened Knight Templar veteran of the Crusades, who survived captivity for ten years in the Holy Land and is tasked with training the new initiates to the Order.

[08/13/18 - 10:00 AM]
Video: CBS All Access Reveals Official Trailer for "One Dollar"
The series is a mystery set in a small rust belt town in post-recession America, where a one-dollar bill changing hands connects a group of characters involved in a shocking multiple murder.

[08/13/18 - 09:31 AM]
Smithsonian Networks(TM) Prepares America to Expand Its Palate with "Bug Bites"
All six episodes begin streaming exclusively in the U.S. on Monday, August 27 on Smithsonian Earth.

[08/13/18 - 09:19 AM]
Food Truck Entrepreneurs Serve Up Dishes for Tip of a Lifetime on Food Network's "Big Food Truck Tip" with Host Andrew Zimmern
Join Andrew as he travels the country over six episodes in search of the most passionate food truck entrepreneurs who are chasing the American dream, serving up exceptional food to the public and daring to become their own boss.

[08/13/18 - 09:01 AM]
Hulu's Fall 2018 Programming Slate
Newly announced premieres include "Light as a Feather" (October 12) and the return of "Marvel's Runaways" (December 21).

[08/13/18 - 08:16 AM]
Video: Netflix Trailer Debut - "City of Joy"
The original documentary will launch globally on Netflix on September 7.

[08/13/18 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Pushes CBS Into Top Spot
The Eye edges ABC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/13/18 - 08:05 AM]
Anointing You with the First Look Photos of "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"
The series imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft.

[08/13/18 - 07:21 AM]
Beautiful and Budget-Friendly Hawaiian Dream Homes Showcased in the New DIY Network Series "Aloha Builds"
The Hawaii-born Jaime siblings - David, a licensed contractor, and Michelle, a designer - showcase the affordability of the island lifestyle.

[08/13/18 - 06:48 AM]
Jackson Galaxy Returns with an All-New Season of "My Cat from Hell"
This season, Jackson goes far and wide across the U.S. to get up-close and personal with all-new families with all-new stories as he tries to rehabilitate felines with behavioral issues and the cat owners who don't understand them.

[08/13/18 - 02:15 AM]
"Jinn," First Arabic Original Series Filmed in Jordan, Starts Principal Photography Today
The series follows a group of Arab teenagers as their friendships and budding romances are tested when they unknowingly invite the supernatural forces of Jinn into their world.

[08/12/18 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC, CBS
The Peacock's "Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" leads the evening in both categories.

[08/11/18 - 11:30 AM]
Christy Carlson Romano and Patton Oswalt Join Live-Action "Kim Possible" Disney Channel Original Movie
Romano played the voice of the iconic title character and Oswalt played the voice of Professor Dementor in the hit animated series on which the movie is based.

[08/11/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos on Low Key Evening
An encore of "American Ninja Warrior" helps the Peacock lead the night among adults 18-49.

[08/10/18 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 10
Updates include: Chris Vance to recur on Amazon's "Bosch"; Netflix's "Dead to Me" casts pair; and Tyra Banks inks first-look deal with Universal Television.

[08/10/18 - 06:00 PM]
"Under the Sea: A Descendants Story" Premieres Friday, September 28, on Disney Channel
Dove Cameron and China Anne McClain reprise their roles as fan-favorite characters Mal and Uma, respectively, in this live-action short-form special filled with dazzling visual effects and high-energy music and dance.

[08/10/18 - 02:08 PM]
Foster the People to Perform Their Hit Single, "Sit Next to Me," at "Teen Choice 2018" This Sunday on FOX
Previously announced performers include Meghan Trainor, Bebe Rexha, Khalid, Lauv and Evvie McKinney.

[08/10/18 - 12:59 PM]
E! Ranks #1 on Sunday in Primetime Among P18-34 Across Cable and Is the Most Social Entertainment Network of the Night
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 5.

[08/10/18 - 12:01 PM]
Central Park Crime Drama Unveils Its Leading Men
It was previously announced that Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Jharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo, Niecy Nash, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, Marsha Stephanie Blake and Storm Reid joined the cast.

[08/10/18 - 11:40 AM]
TLC's "90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days" Brings in Highest-Rated Season Premiere in Franchise History
TLC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 5.

[08/10/18 - 09:05 AM]
"Jeopardy!" Makes Streaming Debut on Hulu
Hulu will make it possible for viewers to continuously test their knowledge by refreshing its offering of popular episodes of the series.

[08/10/18 - 09:02 AM]
CBS News to Present "Sunday's Best: Celebrating 40 Years of CBS Sunday Morning," A One-Hour Primetime Special September 14 at 8:00 PM
The series has been the #1 Sunday morning news program for 15 consecutive seasons.

[08/10/18 - 08:25 AM]
Netflix Announces "Living with Yourself" Starring Paul Rudd from Creator Timothy Greenberg and Directors Dayton and Faris
The eight-episode comedy was previously set up at IFC in February of last year.

[08/10/18 - 08:21 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts as NFL Boosts All Networks
Local coverage of preseason games inflate said numbers in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/09/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 9
Updates include: Joivan Wade cast as Cyborg in DC Universe's "Doom Patrol"; Joseph Quinn in talks to join HBO's "Catherine the Great"; and Rob McElhenney to star in comedy series for Apple.

[08/09/18 - 02:01 PM]
Lionsgate Signs Multi-Platform Film and Television First-Look Deal with the Erwin Brothers and Kevin Downes
The filmmaking team was behind this year's box office hit "I Can Only Imagine," which was released by Lionsgate and sister company Roadside Attractions.

[08/09/18 - 01:16 PM]
Video: Get Happy for a Sneak Peek of Season Two of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
The second season of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" will premiere later this year exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

[08/09/18 - 01:10 PM]
The Waldrop Family Is Coming Home to TLC's "Sweet Home Sextuplets"
A tight-knit family living on a sheep farm in small town Alabama, parents Courtney and Eric got the surprise of their lives when trying for one more baby yielded sextuplets.

[08/09/18 - 12:41 PM]
Global Superstar Nicki Minaj Returns to the "VMAs" for a Special Remote Performance from Iconic New York Location
This will mark Minaj's debut performance after the release of her highly anticipated album, "Queen."

[08/09/18 - 10:30 AM]
"Inside the Manson Cult: The Lost Tapes," A New Two-Hour True Crime Special, to Air Monday, September 17, on FOX
The special will be narrated by Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Liev Schreiber.

[08/09/18 - 10:21 AM]
Netflix Announces "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj," New Weekly Comedy Show, Debuting Sunday, October 28
The streaming service has committed to an unprecedented 32 episode order, making Minhaj the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy show.

[08/09/18 - 10:19 AM]
MTV Taps Nico Tortorella and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi to Host "Just Tattoo of Us" Based on the Hit International Format
"Just Tattoo of Us" puts relationships through the ultimate test of trust by asking pairs of friends, family members and couples to design tattoos for each other that won't be revealed until after they've been permanently inked.

[08/09/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Magic for Humans" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From baffling people on the street to orchestrating elaborate tricks, Justin Willman blends good-natured magic with grown-up laughs.

[08/09/18 - 08:33 AM]
Local Chefs Fight to Become Their City's Culinary Champ in New Food Network Series "Bite Club"
Tyler Florence hosts the six-episode series, due on Thursday, September 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/09/18 - 08:23 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off ABC, NBC in Demo Race
"MasterChef" helps the network hold off the competition among adults 18-49.

[08/09/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Stay Here" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate expert Peter Lorimer show property owners how to turn their short-term rentals into moneymaking showstoppers.

[08/09/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: First Official Trailer - "The Kindergarten Teacher," The New Netflix Film by Sara Colangelo Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal
Lisa Spinelli (Maggie Gyllenhaal) is a kindergarten teacher in Staten Island who yearns to live a life of art and intellectualism.

[08/08/18 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 8
Updates include: David Schwimmer to recur on NBC's "Will & Grace"; Max Joseph departing MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show"; and Archie Panjabi attached to star in NBC's "Adversaries."

[08/08/18 - 11:02 AM]
HGTV Triggers Mid-Season Pickup of Hit Series "Flip or Flop" with Tarek and Christina El Moussa
With production underway, the new season is slated to premiere in spring 2019.

[08/08/18 - 11:01 AM]
Platinum-Recording Artists Travis Scott and Post Malone Set to Perform at the 2018 "VMAs" Airing Live on Monday, August 20 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
They join previously announced performers Jennifer Lopez - who will also be honored with the "Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award" - Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, and Logic with Ryan Tedder.

[08/08/18 - 10:00 AM]
OWN Announces Fourth Season Renewal of Ava DuVernay's Acclaimed Drama "Queen Sugar" from Warner Horizon Scripted Television
In addition, "Queen Sugar" co-executive producer Anthony Sparks will take the reigns as showrunner/executive producer for season four.

[08/08/18 - 09:03 AM]
Adult Swim Orders Two New Original Animated Series - "Tigtone" and "The Shivering Truth" Deliver Insane Quests and Surreal Tales
The pilots to both projects aired back in May on the cable channel.

[08/08/18 - 09:02 AM]
CBS Secures U.S. Format Rights to International Smash Hit "Love Island" for New Series Order Produced by ITV Entertainment
The season four finale aired last week to a record overnight audience, ranking as the most-watched program ever on the U.K.'s ITV2 network, with almost half of all adult viewers under 34 tuning in throughout the series.

[08/08/18 - 08:46 AM]
Oxygen Media Debuts the 24th Season of "Snapped" with Amy Fisher Premiere on Sunday, August 19th at 6PM ET/PT
The special will break down how a shadowy affair led a jealous teenager to commit a brash act of violence, and after 25 years we hear from the surviving victim herself as she sheds light on her side of this notorious scandal that rocked America.

[08/08/18 - 08:42 AM]
Knocking Off the Rust, Restoring the Cool in the All New Season of Velocity's Smash Hit Series "Iron Resurrection"
Martin Bros Customs team returns to breathe new life into new crop of lost causes beginning Tuesday, September 4 with special back-to-back episodes.

[08/08/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Top ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Premiere
The Peacock holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/08/18 - 07:43 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "The Innocents" - Everything Changes on August 24
When teenagers Harry and June run away from their repressive families to be together, they're derailed by an extraordinary discovery - June's ability to shape-shift.







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[08/21/18 - 10:46 AM]
"Norm Macdonald Has a Show"... and a Premiere Date! Series Debuts September 14 on Netflix
The premiere season of the talk series welcomes Drew Barrymore, David Spade, Judge Judy, David Letterman, Jane Fonda, Chevy Chase, M. Night Shyamalan, Michael Keaton, Billy Joe Shaver and Lorne Michaels.

[08/21/18 - 09:45 AM]
HGTV Orders a Second Season of "Hidden Potential" After Breakout Freshman Performance
The series, which attracted more than 13 million viewers during its freshman run, stars builder and designer Jasmine Roth as she enlivens generic suburban SoCal houses with creative floorplans, fun enhancements and personalized renovations

[08/21/18 - 09:33 AM]
Video: "The Comedy Lineup: Stand-up Special" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Check out JR De Guzman, Emma Willmann, Matteo Lane, Janelle James, Max Silvestri, Kate Willett, Josh Johnson and Aisling Bea beginning August 31.

[08/21/18 - 09:04 AM]
AMC Announces Le Carre Spy Thriller "The Little Drummer Girl" Premiering on November 19, 20 and 21 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The six-part miniseries stars Alexander SkarsgÄrd, Michael Shannon and Florence Pugh.

[08/21/18 - 08:14 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Bachelor in Paradise"
The Alphabet's summer entry leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[08/21/18 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Hold the Dark" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A gripping psychological thriller unfolds in the treacherous Alaskan wilderness when a retired wolf expert is summoned to investigate a child's disappearance.

[08/21/18 - 08:04 AM]
Amazon Game Studios Announces "The Grand Tour Game"
New episodes will be added weekly during Season 3 of the show, capturing cars, locations, and surprises from each week's episode.

[08/21/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "Ingobernable: Season 2" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The Kate del Castillo-led drama returns September 14 on the streaming service.

[08/21/18 - 06:58 AM]
Video: "Cable Girls: Season 3" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new season will premiere on September 7 via the streaming service.

[08/21/18 - 06:03 AM]
"American Vandal" Season 2 Launches Friday, September 14 on Netflix
The new season stars Tyler Alvarez, Griffin Gluck, Travis Tope, Taylor Dearden, Melvin Gregg and DeRon Horton.

[08/20/18 - 10:47 PM]
Netflix Announces "Larva Island"
The "Larva" animation series has gained popularity internationally and will be the first Korean Netflix original animation.

[08/20/18 - 07:43 PM]
MTV Greenlights "The Hills: New Beginnings" with Original Cast Members - New Docuseries to Premiere in 2019
The series will reunite original cast members, alongside their children and friends, and follow their personal and professional lives while living in Los Angeles.

[08/20/18 - 02:53 PM]
"Scaled" Premieres Friday, August 24th at 9pm ET/PT on Animal Planet
Welcome to Cornel's World, where an animated group of reptile aficionados work together with owners to strip away the ordinary walls of their pet's terrarium and transform them into custom-made masterpieces that cater to their reptile's unique needs and personality.

[08/20/18 - 02:23 PM]
Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" Ranks as Cable's No. 1 Series Telecast in August with Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Monday, August 13.

[08/20/18 - 01:33 PM]
VH1 Continues Its Wednesday Night Dominance with the Return of "Black Ink Crew" Wednesday, September 19th at 9PM ET/PT
After six years of inking their place in the New York tattoo scene, this season follows the crew as they set their sights on the future to grow their empires and families.