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[08/30/18 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 30
Updates include: Emmy Rossum announces exit from Showtime's "Shameless"; Jennifer Esposito tapped for Amazon's "The Boys"; and Jimmi Simpson joins Sir Ben Kingsley-led "Our Lady, LTD" at Epix.

[08/30/18 - 12:34 PM]
NBC Will Sneak Preview the First Two Episodes of Its New Fall Comedy "I Feel Bad" on Wednesday, Sept. 19
The series will premiere in its regular Thursday, 9:30/8:30c time slot beginning October 4.

[08/30/18 - 11:09 AM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated Sketch Comedy Series "Tracey Ullman's Show" Returns for Third Season Sept. 28 on HBO
Ullman stars as a wide array of famous faces and everyday people in the sketch comedy show, which looks at modern life and current social figures through a comedic lens.

[08/30/18 - 08:14 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Got Talent"
The Peacock's summer staple lead the night in both categories.

[08/30/18 - 08:00 AM]
Special Preview of "God Friended Me" to Be Available on Multiple Digital Platforms Beginning Friday, August 31
The pilot will be available on the CBS app, CBS All Access, CBS.com, Facebook Premieres, Twitter, Instagram's IGTV and multiple EST platforms (including iTunes, Vudu, Google and Sony) beginning at 2:00 PM, ET/11:00 AM, PT.

[08/30/18 - 06:08 AM]
History's "Watergate" Set for October 12 Theatrical Premiere and November 2 Broadcast Premiere
The special six-hour, three-night event series chronicles one of the biggest criminal conspiracies in modern politics.

[08/30/18 - 06:00 AM]
Laila Ali, Bobby Bones, Jessie James Decker, Randy Jackson, Soledad O'Brien, Alli Webb and Carnie Wilson Comprise the Celebrity Judge Panel of "The 2019 Miss America Competition," Live on ABC
This year's panel of judges includes a diverse group of artists and entrepreneurs from various fields, including music, television, radio, and health and wellness.

[08/29/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 29
Updates include: Walton Goggins to headline season two of Epix's "Deep State"; Jane Krakowski to star in Hailee Steinfeld-"Dickinson" at Apple; and DC Universe sets launch date for "Titans."

[08/29/18 - 11:01 PM]
"The Rise of Phoenixes" to Stream on Netflix
The series features iconic names in the Mandarin movie industry including Shen Yan and Liu Haibo as directors, William Chang as artistic director and costume designer, as well as Chen Kun and Ni Ni as the leading cast.

[08/29/18 - 01:37 PM]
Netflix Announces Ken Jeong Stand-Up Comedy Special
Jon M. Chu is set to direct Jeong's first comedy special, which will premiere globally in 2019.

[08/29/18 - 12:01 PM]
"Swiped: Hooking Up in the Digital Age," An Eye-Opening Look at Online Dating Today, Debuts Sept. 10, Exclusively on HBO
The film looks across the entire landscape of online dating, offering startling revelations about this billion-dollar industry.

[08/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
E! Greenlights Season Four of Hit Unscripted Series "Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry"
As Hollywood's most sought-after medium, Tyler Henry will return to deliver remarkable readings to celebrities looking for advice, connection, healing and closure.

[08/29/18 - 10:40 AM]
"Mr. Robot" to Return in 2019 for Fourth and Final Season
From Universal Cable Productions, production will begin this winter in New York.

[08/29/18 - 09:14 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Releases "First-Look" Photos and the Episode Line-Up of the Highly-Anticipated Anthology Series, "The Romanoffs," From Nine-Time Emmy Winner Matthew Weiner
The highly anticipated original contemporary anthology series is set to premiere on Friday, October 12 with new episodes released weekly, on Fridays.

[08/29/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Continue Win Streak
The Peacock leads the night among adults 18-49 for the sixth consecutive Tuesday.

[08/29/18 - 07:33 AM]
Video: Orson Welles's "The Other Side of the Wind" Trailer Debut
Producers Frank Marshall (who served as Welles's production manager during his initial shooting) and Filip Jan Rymsza spearheaded efforts to have the film completed after over 40 years.

[08/29/18 - 06:02 AM]
"Big Mouth" Season 2 Launches on Friday, October 5 on Netflix
Joining the cast this season are Gina Rodriguez and David Thewlis.

[08/29/18 - 06:00 AM]
Choreographer, Host and Dancer Carrie Ann Inaba to Host "The 2019 Miss America Competition," Live Sunday, Sept. 9, on ABC
Joining Inaba as co-host for the evening is television personality Ross Mathews when the competition airs live on ABC from Atlantic City's Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall.

[08/28/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 28
Updates include: Aisling Bea joins Paul Rudd-led "Living with Yourself" at Netflix; Hulu orders "Solar Opposites" animated series from "Rick and Morty" producers; and truTV extends "Paid Off with Michael Torpey."

[08/28/18 - 12:32 PM]
"Our Lady, LTD" Starring Academy Award Winning Actor Sir Ben Kingsley Greenlit to Series at EPIX(R)
The series follows James, a young grifter, as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown (Kingsley), who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects.

[08/28/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu Original "The First"
Sean Penn leads an ensemble cast in this near-future drama about a crew of astronauts attempting to become the first humans on Mars.

[08/28/18 - 11:00 AM]
Abby Huntsman Named Co-Host of ABC's "The View," Joining Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Meghan McCain
Huntsman joins ABC's award-winning talk show from Fox News where she most recently served as an anchor and host of "Fox & Friends Weekend."

[08/28/18 - 10:58 AM]
Video: Sony Crackle Releases Trailer and Key Art for "SuperMansion" - New Episodes of Season 3 Return October 4
Minnie Driver will join the cast in a recurring role as Debbie Devizo, Dr. Devizo's (Chris Pine) ex-wife and former League of Freedom team member.

[08/28/18 - 10:33 AM]
Tune in to Comedy Central for "King of the Hill's Grillstravaganza" Labor Day Marathon All Day on Monday, September 3, Starting at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT
Grillstravaganza - an homage to the series' Strickland Propane annual sales event of the same name - continues until 11:00 p.m. that evening.

[08/28/18 - 10:32 AM]
FX Networks Partners with Trejo's Tacos and Postmates to Celebrate the Launch of New Biker Drama Series "Mayans M.C."
Beginning Monday, August 27, the Los Angeles-area chain will offer the exclusive "Trejo's Mayans M.C. Taco" at its three Cantina locations (Hollywood, Pasadena and Woodland Hills) as well as its two fast casual locations (La Brea and USC).

[08/28/18 - 10:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Ninja Warrior" Top Viewers; ABC, "Bachelor in Paradise" Lead Demos
The Peacock is the most-watched network last night and shares the adults 18-49 crown with the Alphabet.

[08/28/18 - 10:17 AM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2018 Artwork for New Series "All American" and "Charmed"
The new art will appear in The CW's national outdoor, print, and digital marketing this fall.

[08/28/18 - 10:01 AM]
Tyler Hoechlin, Justin Chatwin, Samuel Anderson, and Elizabeth Faith Ludlow Join the Cast of "Another Life"
The four join previously announced Katee Sackhoff and Selma Blair.

[08/28/18 - 09:59 AM]
Discovery's #1-Rated Show "Gold Rush" Returns for Its Ninth Season with New Rivalries and Crews Risking It All for the American Dream
The series returns for its ninth season on Friday, October 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/28/18 - 09:23 AM]
"The Paley Center Salutes This Is Us" Celebrates the Beloved Series and Gives Fans Rare Behind-the-Scenes Access
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, September 18 at 10:00/9:00c on NBC.

[08/28/18 - 09:11 AM]
IFC Counterprograms 9/17 Emmy(R) Awards Broadcast with Groundbreaking Exclusive Television Premiere of Megan Amram's Tour de Force, Widely Seen Web Series "An Emmy for Megan"
According to its creator, producer, director and star Megan Amram, it is, without hyperbole, the most important piece of entertainment of the past 2,000 years.

[08/28/18 - 08:38 AM]
Michael McKean Is on a Mission to Uncover Culinary Myths and Age-Old Adages on New Season of "Food: Fact or Fiction?"
Look for new episodes beginning Monday, October 1 at 10:00/9:00c on Cooking Channel.

[08/28/18 - 08:01 AM]
BBC America to Air 5-Day Marathon in Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of "The X-Files"
The marathon will include episodes from seasons one through nine, as well as both feature films.

[08/28/18 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Film Key Art Debut - Tamara Jenkins' "Private Life" Starring Kathryn Hahn, Paul Giamatti, Molly Shannon & Kayli Carter from Cartoonist Chris Ware
The film is the bracingly funny and moving story of Richard (Paul Giamatti) and Rachel (Kathryn Hahn), a couple in the throes of infertility who try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the insular world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption.

[08/28/18 - 02:24 AM]
Another Boost for Sky One's "Curfew" as Adam Brody Joins Supercharged Cast
The eight-part series will premiere exclusively in the U.S. on Spectrum Originals in 2019.

[08/28/18 - 01:03 AM]
Video: "Dogs of Berlin" - Date Announcement - Netflix
Two contrasting police detectives are forced into a territorial battle with the Berlin underworld.

[08/27/18 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 27
Updates include: Ryan Hurst to recur in AMC's "The Walking Dead"; Lyric Ross latest upped to regular on NBC's "This Is Us"; and Chad Michael Murray lands arc on FOX's "Star."

[08/27/18 - 03:18 PM]
Netflix Signs Overall Deal with Animation Creator Alex Hirsch
Under the terms of the deal, Hirsch will exclusively develop new series and features for Netflix.

[08/27/18 - 01:00 PM]
Americans Headed to "Yellowstone" in Record Numbers This Summer
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 22.

[08/27/18 - 12:36 PM]
Video: New Crime Thriller, "Dead Lucky," Starring Rachel Griffiths, Premieres September 20 on Sundance Now
"Dead Lucky" is a gripping, four-episode thriller told from multiple perspectives.

[08/27/18 - 12:06 PM]
Netflix Enters Overall Deal with Bestselling Author Harlan Coben
As part of the deal, Netflix will work with Coben to develop 14 existing titles and future projects, including his upcoming novel "Run Away," into English language and foreign language series, as well as films, to premiere on Netflix around the world.

[08/27/18 - 11:33 AM]
"Sextuplets" Starring Marlon Wayans to Start Filming Soon for Netflix
Netflix previously partnered with Wayans, Rick Alvarez and Michael Tiddes on "Naked", a remake of the 2000 Swedish film "Naken."

[08/27/18 - 11:31 AM]
"54 Hours" to Launch Exclusively on Sundance Now in the U.S. and Canada Starting Thursday, September 6th
Based on a 1988 German bank robbery that went wildly wrong, the series stars Sascha Alexander Gersak, Alexander Scheer, Johannes Allmayer, Marie Rosa Tietjen, Amelie Kiefer, Ulrich Noethen, and Albrecht Abraham Schuch and will be available to binge all at once.

[08/27/18 - 11:01 AM]
HBO(R) and REI Set Up Camp to Celebrate New Comedy Series "Camping," Starring Jennifer Garner
Series writers and executive producers Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner will select the grand prize winner.

[08/27/18 - 10:53 AM]
Season Five of CNN's "This is Life with Lisa Ling" Debuts Sunday, Sept. 23
The investigative docu-series will follow the season 12 premiere of "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown."

[08/27/18 - 10:33 AM]
Hit Comedy Podcast "My Dad Wrote a Porno" Comes to HBO in a Comedy Special
Hosted by Jamie Morton, James Cooper and Alice Levine, the podcast has been downloaded more than 100 million times since its launch in 2015.

[08/27/18 - 10:01 AM]
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Alana Arenas, Gillian Williams, Elvis Nolasco and Randy Gonzalez Join OWN's New Lyrical Drama "David Makes Man" from Tarell Alvin McCraney
Additionally, four directors have been tapped to helm episodes of the premiere season of the series which is produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television.

[08/27/18 - 10:01 AM]
New Season of Sony Crackle's Original Drama Series, "StartUp," Set to Debut with All 10 Episodes on Thursday, November 1
The returning cast includes Adam Brody, Ron Perlman, Edi Gathegi, Otmara Marrero and Addison Timlin.

[08/27/18 - 10:00 AM]
"CBS Fall Preview" Special Airs Monday, Sept. 10
In addition, the special will be available on demand across multiple platforms through mid-October, providing viewers with convenient anytime access to information about the network's new fall lineup.

[08/27/18 - 09:01 AM]
Lifetime Debuts New One-Hour Special "Jordin Sparks: A Baby Story" on Thursday, September 6
The multi-platinum recording artist and actress is opening up to share the newest chapter of her life as she takes on her most challenging roles yet - becoming a wife and mother.







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[10/15/19 - 10:38 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 09:17 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:29 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
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[10/15/19 - 08:14 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 12:50 PM]
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[10/14/19 - 12:00 PM]
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[10/14/19 - 11:01 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 09:13 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 09:09 AM]
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[10/14/19 - 08:19 AM]
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