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[08/23/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 23
Updates include: Apple orders Isaac Asimov's "Foundation" to series; Kenya Barris sells latest "Bewitched" reboot to ABC; and Freeform passes on "Young & Hungry" wrap-up movie.

[08/23/18 - 01:23 PM]
A Netflix Original Recipe for Freshly Baked Episodes of "The Great British Baking Show"
Look for seasons eight and nine in the coming months on the streaming service.

[08/23/18 - 12:56 PM]
"The Oslo Diaries," The Inside Story of The High-Stakes Middle East Peace Negotiations, Debuts Sept. 13 on the 25th Anniversary of the Oslo Accords, Exclusively on HBO
The film features rare, never-before-seen archival footage and diary entries of the key negotiators on both sides, providing an inside look at the immense pressure faced by the architects of what came to be known as the Oslo Accords.

[08/23/18 - 12:30 PM]
Emmy Nominee Kari Skogland to Direct the New Showtime Limited Series
The eight-episode series about Fox News founder Roger Ailes stars Russell Crowe in the title role.

[08/23/18 - 11:15 AM]
ABC Gives Straight-to-Series Order to "Reef Break" from Poppy Montgomery and Ken Sanzel
"Reef Break" is a sexy, action-packed, one-hour drama starring Poppy Montgomery as Cat Chambers, a thief-turned-fixer for the governor of a stunning and seductive Pacific Island paradise.

[08/23/18 - 11:09 AM]
Lifetime Movies Original "House of Darkness: New Blood" Debuts September 7
Inspired by actual events, the film unravels the mystery of a single mother who believes a shocking family tragedy was caused by dangerously dark forces.

[08/23/18 - 11:01 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Revealed for TNT's "The Last Ship"
The show returns for its fifth and final season on Sunday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/23/18 - 11:01 AM]
IFC Picks Up Season 4 of "Baroness von Sketch Show" for 2019 Premiere
Season three of the series will premiere on IFC Thursday, November 8 at 9:00/8:00c with two back to back episodes.

[08/23/18 - 10:32 AM]
HBO Original Series "Arli$$: The Art of the Sports Superagent" Available to Stream on HBO NOW(R) and HBO GO(R) Starting September 14, 2018
The series ran for 80 episodes on HBO from 1996 to 2002.

[08/23/18 - 10:18 AM]
HBO Acquires Worldwide Rights to Documentary "Foster," From Oscar(R)-Winners Mark Jonathan Harris and Deborah Oppenheimer
The Sabine Films production, which recently had its world premiere at AFI DOCS Film Festival in Washington, D.C., will debut on HBO in 2019.

[08/23/18 - 10:16 AM]
Supermodel Christie Brinkley, Beauty Expert Leah Wyar and Fashion Photographer Yu Tsai Join as New Judges of Beauty Competition Series "American Beauty Star"
The series began production on its second season this week in Atlanta.

[08/23/18 - 10:15 AM]
"Easy" Has Been Renewed for a Third and Final Season
The streaming service confirmed the news via social media this morning.

[08/23/18 - 10:03 AM]
The World Premiere of "Amy Schumer Presents Sam Morril: Positive Influence" Debuts with Limited Commercial Interruption on Friday, September 14 at 11 p.m.
"Sam is hilarious and I'm excited for people to see him," said Schumer.

[08/23/18 - 09:38 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Takes Off with a New Season of Investigations Probing the Deadliest Aviation Catastrophes in "Air Disasters"
The 11th season premieres Sunday, September 30 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[08/23/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Official Trailer for Emmy Award-Winning Series "The Man in the High Castle" Season Three
The sizzle features up and coming Berlin-based artist Lxandra's reimagining of U2's hit song "Pride (In the Name of Love)."

[08/23/18 - 08:54 AM]
Celebrate Halloween on Food Network with Thrills, Chills, and Mouth-Watering Episodes of Your Favorite Shows
Highlights include newcomer "Haunted Gingerbread Showdown" premiering Sunday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/23/18 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Got Talent," "World of Dance" Team for NBC Victory
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/23/18 - 08:02 AM]
Sky Original Drama "Save Me" to Premiere on Starz in US
It will premiere on Thursday, September 6, running over three nights on Starz, the Starz app and Starz On Demand.

[08/23/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Land of Steady Habits" Starring Ben Mendelsohn, Edie Falco, Thomas Mann, and Connie Britton and Directed by Nicole Holofcener
Due on September 14, the Netflix original film also stars Elizabeth Marvel, Bill Camp and Charlie Tahan.

[08/23/18 - 07:01 AM]
E! Greenlights Season Two of Hit Series "Very Cavallari"
The second season of the docu-series, set to premiere in 2019, will continue to follow the reality superstar's life in Nashville and will feature 10 one-hour episodes.

[08/23/18 - 06:55 AM]
Netflix Announces New Unscripted Originals
The streaming service unveiled four new unscripted original series and one original special slated to debut later this year.

[08/22/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 22
Updates include: Hugh Laurie to lead HBO's "Avenue 5"; Kate Mara attached to star in "A Teacher," now at FX; and Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussoen team for new Amazon series.

[08/22/18 - 01:38 PM]
VH1 Greenlights New Season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
"RuPaul's Drag Race" season 10 and "RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked" earned a combined 12 Emmy(R) Award nominations this year - a record for VH1 - and both shows were greenlit for new seasons earlier this year.

[08/22/18 - 01:38 PM]
Jane Levy Joins the Cast of "What / If" from Mike Kelley
Levy joins previously announced Renée Zellweger in the role of Anne.

[08/22/18 - 12:52 PM]
Video: Sony Crackle Releases Official Trailer for Sophomore Season of "Snatch," Premiering Thursday, September 13th with All 10 Episodes
Ahead of the wide release, the scripted original drama series will debut with a sneak peek on Amazon devices through the Sony Crackle app starting Friday, August 31.

[08/22/18 - 12:06 PM]
National Geographic to Premiere "Katie's New Face: A Family's Journey," Exclusive Documentary Special Behind the Youngest Face Transplant Recipient in the U.S.
"I'm just very thankful to be alive," Katie Stubblefield notes in the documentary. "I get a second chance at life now."

[08/22/18 - 11:47 AM]
Showtime to Air "Our Cartoon President: Election Special 2018"
Look for the one-hour installment on Sunday, November 4 at 10:30/9:30c.

[08/22/18 - 11:23 AM]
"The Big Bang Theory" to End in 2019 as Longest-Running Multi-Cam Comedy Series in TV History
In a joint statement, Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said, "We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of 'The Big Bang Theory' during the past twelve seasons."

[08/22/18 - 11:20 AM]
HGTV's David Bromstad Helps Lottery Winners Find Their Fantasy Properties in a New Season of "My Lottery Dream Home"
Premiering Friday, September 21, the 14 episode-season features David as he enthusiastically travels the country to take his newly moneyed clients on tours of luxurious properties.

[08/22/18 - 10:30 AM]
Simon Cowell Renews as Judge on NBC's #1 Reality Megahit, "America's Got Talent," in Multi-Year Deal
He'll also remain an executive producer on the series.

[08/22/18 - 10:16 AM]
Lifetime Releases Fall Movie Schedule
Shannen Doherty, Mira Sorvina, Bella Thorne, Austin P. Mckenzie, Angela Kinsey, Jason Patric and Caitlin Stasey are among the featured talent.

[08/22/18 - 10:04 AM]
"August 28" from Writer/Director Ava DuVernay to Make Its Television Debut on OWN August 28
The short film stars Lupita Nyong'o, Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle, Regina King, David Oyelowo, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Andre Holland, Michael Ealy and Glynn Turman.

[08/22/18 - 09:36 AM]
Ovation TV Creates a Programming Feast for Fans in Advance of the Third and Final Season of "Versailles"
The network has produced behind-the-scenes specials featuring interviews with the cast and crew, catch-up shows, and a travel special that takes viewers on a tour of city of Versailles today.

[08/22/18 - 09:18 AM]
Paramount Network Renews Emmy-Nominated "Lip Sync Battle"
12 new half-hour episodes will premiere in 2019.

[08/22/18 - 09:17 AM]
Discovery Resurrects the Iconic American Muscle Car in All-New Series "Trans Am" - Premieres October 2 at 10PM ET/PT
Entrepreneurial brothers Scott and Tod Warmack risked everything they had to acquire the exclusive rights to the Trans Am brand to pioneer a new-era of the American muscle car.

[08/22/18 - 09:06 AM]
"Ghost Adventures" Locks Down Travel Channel's Spook-Filled "Ghostober" Event
New series, specials and episodes continue all month long, culminating on Halloween night with "Ghost Adventures Live" - a special four-hour live investigation inside Zak Bagans' Las Vegas Haunted Museum.

[08/22/18 - 09:01 AM]
Adult Swim Festival Adds "Rick and Morty" Musical Experience
For the first time ever, see composer Ryan Elder and some very special guests bring your favorite "Rick and Morty" songs to life in melodic harmony in sync with an episode.

[08/22/18 - 09:00 AM]
Kim Dickens to Star in Showtime Drama Pilot "Queen Fur"
Also signing on are Michael Mosley, Jon Foster, Joshua Mikel, Keith Machekanyanga and Spencer Howell.

[08/22/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Sofia the First: Forever Royal" Premieres Saturday, September 8, on Disney Junior
Set in the storybook world of Enchancia, "Sofia the First" tells the story of an adventurous little girl who becomes a princess overnight after her mom marries the king.

[08/22/18 - 08:18 AM]
Investigation Discovery Gives Fans More Shows to Fall in Love with This Labor Day with a Preview of ID's Upcoming Fall Slate
Said stunt concludes with the launch of "Twisted Sisters" at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/22/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Cruises to Victory
NBC easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/18 - 08:03 AM]
Drag Superstar Alyssa Edwards Takes Center Stage in "Dancing Queen"
The series is a hilarious and heartfelt docu-series set in the dancing, prancing, world of the multi-talented, multi-layered Justin Johnson - aka Drag Superstar Alyssa Edwards - as he juggles his dance life, drag life, family life, and love life.

[08/22/18 - 08:02 AM]
Bravo Media Goes Full Speed Ahead When "Below Deck" Season Six Returns on Tuesday, October 2 at 9PM ET/PT
The Stud of the Sea, Captain Lee, and his most trusted chief stewardess, Kate Chastain, are back for another season of above-deck demands and below-deck drama.

[08/21/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 21
Updates include: Hulu eyes "Veronica Mars" limited series; Brendan Fraser cast in DC Universe's "Doom Patrol"; Selma Blair cast in Netflix's "Another Life."

[08/21/18 - 04:05 PM]
Netflix Renews "The End of the F***ing World" for a Second Season
Writer Charlie Covell returns to pen season two, based on the award-winning comic series by Charles Forsman.

[08/21/18 - 02:30 PM]
The CW's Epic Crossover Event - Dates Revealed!
"The Flash" (December 9), "Arrow" (December 10) and "Supergirl" (December 11) will participate in the three-night stunt.

[08/21/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Renews Interactive Music Game Show "Beat Shazam" for a Third Season
Jamie Foxx will return as host and executive producer, along with executive producers Mark Burnett, Jeff Apploff and Barry Poznick.

[08/21/18 - 01:05 PM]
Tiffany Haddish to Headline All-New Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Special Coming in 2019
Haddish will tape the special in early 2019 and it will premiere globally later in the year.

[08/21/18 - 12:47 PM]
HBO Gives Series Order to "Mrs. Fletcher"
Kathryn Hahn, Jackson White, Casey Wilson, Owen Teague and Jen Richards star in the project, based on the novel by Tom Perrotta.

[08/21/18 - 12:44 PM]
NBC Crafts a Second Season for Summer Alternative Hit "Making It"
"We're sew excited to be 'Making It' again," said Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman. "We promise season two will have you glued to your seat."







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[02/21/20 - 04:01 PM]
ABC to Feature a Night of Viewer-Favorite Episodes with a "Modern Marathon," Wednesday, March 11
Said stunt comes as the series approaches its final episode on Wednesday, April 8.

[02/21/20 - 03:30 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 03:05 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 02:40 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 02:01 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 01:06 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 12:09 PM]
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Inspired by true events, the film follows Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Allison Janney) who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge of the nation's top spot, spurring record college admissions and soaring property values.

[02/21/20 - 12:01 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 10:02 AM]
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[02/21/20 - 09:54 AM]
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[02/21/20 - 09:32 AM]
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[02/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
The Risks Associated with Vaping Among Youth Are Presented in a Storyline of the Hit Series "Raven's Home," Premiering Sunday, March 1, on Disney Channel
In the episode "What About Your Friends," Booker's new friends pressure him to try vaping, but he turns them down and warns them about the dangers.

[02/21/20 - 09:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS remains the most-watched network overall.

[02/21/20 - 09:27 AM]
"Yellowstone" Co-Creator Taylor Sheridan Signs Overall Production and Development Deal with ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Brands
Sheridan's deal covers multiple projects across Chris McCarthy's portfolio, including projects for the newly created Entertainment & Youth Studios.

[02/21/20 - 07:59 AM]
Kevin Reilly Realigns Content Acquisitions Team Under Michael Quigley
"Michael and his team have the breadth and depth of experience required in today's competitive marketplace to both land defining content and rewrite our rules for how content will move through all exhibition windows going forward," said Reilly.