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    [thursday, october 11, 2018]    
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[10/11/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 11
Updates include: Chris Diamantopoulos among latest cast in ABC's "The Middle" spin-off; Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson inks massive producing deal with Starz; Kirk Adevedo promoted to regular on The CW's "Arrow."

[10/11/18 - 03:32 PM]
"FBI" Receives Full-Season Order for 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
"FBI" is CBS' most-watched new series with over 13.6 million viewers, as well as the #2 new show of the season.

[10/11/18 - 02:33 PM]
Netflix and Sugar23 Enter Into Multi-Year Film Deal
Steven Soderbergh's "The Laundromat" will be the first film of this newly created deal.

[10/11/18 - 12:10 PM]
Culinary Masterminds Cat Cora and Graham Elliot to Judge ABC's Cooking Competition Series "Family Food Fight," Hosted by Ayesha Curry
The competition series will feature eight families from across the country sharing a common kitchen and a common goal: to claim the title of America's No. 1 Food Family.

[10/11/18 - 12:02 PM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Names Comedian Jaboukie Young-White as the Newest Correspondent to Join the Late-Night Franchise
Most recently, Young-White was named one of Variety's 2018 10 Comics to Watch and performed at the Comics to Watch showcase at the 2018 Just For Laughs festival in Montreal.

[10/11/18 - 11:52 AM]
"Big Cat Tales" Premieres as a Five-Day Television Event on Animal Planet from Monday Oct. 29 - Friday Nov. 2 at 8PM PM/ET
The series documents present-day prides and families of the lions, leopards and cheetahs of the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

[10/11/18 - 11:45 AM]
Video: IFC's "Baroness von Sketch Show" Season 3 Trailer Revealed
The new season premieres with two back to back episodes Thursday, November 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/11/18 - 11:11 AM]
Kew Media Distribution's "Frankie Drake Mysteries" Acquired by Ovation in U.S. as New Second Season Launches
Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the city's only female private detectives as they take on the cases the police don't want to touch.

[10/11/18 - 11:04 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Enters "The Twilight Zone" - New Original Series Coming to CBS All Access in 2019
Lathan will star in the upcoming episode "Rewind."

[10/11/18 - 11:00 AM]
Emma Roberts to Star in Netflix Ice Skating Drama Series "Spinning Out"
Roberts stars as Kat Baker, an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who's about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall took her off the competition track.

[10/11/18 - 11:00 AM]
"True Detective" Season 3 Debuts Sunday, Jan. 13 at 9PM on HBO
The new season tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks, and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.

[10/11/18 - 10:16 AM]
Hulu Teams with Imagine Television for "Wu-Tang: An American Saga"
The upcoming drama series created and written by Alex Tse and Wu-Tang Clan front man The RZA, has received a 10-episode order.

[10/11/18 - 10:06 AM]
Marcia Gay Harden Set to Star in "Love You to Death" on Lifetime
Inspired by a true story, the film is a shocking tale of a mother and daughter who are nothing like they seem, their tumultuous relationship ending in a brutal murder.

[10/11/18 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon and Kevin Hart Enter Into Exclusive First-Look Deal to Develop and Produce Content for Kids
Kevin Hart noted, "For me, Nick has always represented everything fun about being a kid, and it's still at the forefront today of kids' and family entertainment."

[10/11/18 - 09:10 AM]
AT&T Audience Network and Entertainment One Kick Off New Season Production of Polyamorous Rom-com "You Me Her"
Original cast members Greg Poehler, Rachel Blanchard and Priscilla Faia will reprise their roles in the upcoming season.

[10/11/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Sally4Ever," Comedy Series From Julia Davis, Debuts Nov. 11 on HBO
In the series, Sally (Catherine Shepherd) is about to marry David (Alex Macqueen), her nebbish boyfriend of ten years, when she encounters the charismatic Emma (Julia Davis).

[10/11/18 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hang Onto Demo Crown
The network's flagship drama and "Survivor" on CBS lead the night among adults 18-49.

[10/11/18 - 08:05 AM]
Netflix Sings a Different Tune with "Westside" - Launches Globally on November 9
The series offers an unscripted and deeply personal glimpse into the journeys of nine young L.A.-based musicians as they follow their dreams.

[10/11/18 - 08:02 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Takes a Fascinating Look at "China from Above"
The four-part series premieres Monday, November 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/10/18 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 10
Updates include: Rick Muirragui brings DC Comics' "Secret Six" to CBS; Seth Grahame-Smith's "The Last American Vampire" eyed as NBC drama; and Chris Spencer to star in comedy "I Just Do" for FOX.

[10/10/18 - 03:54 PM]
Leslye Headland to Write and Direct "Tell Me Everything"
Set at an elite college in small town New England, the story follows the shifting alliances and romantic entanglements of six tight-knit students... until one of them is murdered.

[10/10/18 - 01:30 PM]
Video: USA Network Reveals First Promo and Key Art for Music Showcase Series "Real Country" Featuring Shania Twain, Jake Owen and Travis Tritt
From Wilshire Studios, the eight-part series will premiere Tuesday, November 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/10/18 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar-Nominated Actor James Cromwell Joins Epix(R) Spy Series "Berlin Station"
The 10-episode modern-day spy series that will get its third season premiere Monday, December 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/10/18 - 12:00 PM]
Owen Wilson and Michael Keaton to Star in Cult-Themed Episode of IFC's "Documentary Now!"
"Batsh*t Valley" follows Father Ra-Shawbard (Wilson), a self-proclaimed spiritual leader who, with the help of his loyal and strong-willed assistant Ra-Sharir (Zadegan), creates a commune of devoted followers in the small town of Chinook, Oregon in the 1980s.

[10/10/18 - 12:00 PM]
Bravo Media's "Project Runway" Taps Karlie Kloss as Host and Christian Siriano as Mentor for the Rebooted Emmy Award-Winning Series
Nina Garcia returns to the series, joined by famed fashion designer Brandon Maxwell and journalist and former Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth as judges.

[10/10/18 - 11:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Second Season of "Kidding"
The first season currently airs on Sundays at 10:00/9:00c, with its season finale on November 11.

[10/10/18 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" to Go Live on Tuesday, Nov. 6
Joining Meyers on the telecast will be MSNBC's Chris Hayes, host of "All in with Chris Hayes."

[10/10/18 - 10:32 AM]
CBS News Will Deliver Comprehensive Reporting Across All CBS News Platforms on Midterm Election Night, Nov. 6
Coverage starts on the CBS Television Network at 8:00 PM with a special primetime update and will continue from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM, ET.

[10/10/18 - 10:11 AM]
"Nothing Comes Between Memphis" in the All-New Season of Discovery's "Street Outlaws: Memphis"
The series returns with a special two-hour installment on Monday, October 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/10/18 - 10:10 AM]
Video: YouTube Premium Debuts New Trailer for AwesomenessTV's Hit Comedy "Foursome"
The longest running YouTube Original show will launch its fourth season on Wednesday, October 24.

[10/10/18 - 10:05 AM]
Statement from WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey Announcing Plans for Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Service
"Today we announced plans to launch a new direct-to-consumer streaming service in the fourth quarter of 2019," said the executive.

[10/10/18 - 10:05 AM]
FOX Orders Nine Additional Episodes of "The Resident"
The nine additional episodes of the sophomore series raise the second season order to 22 episodes.

[10/10/18 - 10:00 AM]
"Outside the Bubble: On the Road with Alexandra Pelosi," Listening to Americans About Issues That Divide, Debuts Oct. 29 on HBO
Pelosi sets out on a cross-country trip to engage in conversations with fellow Americans in an effort to gain an unfiltered understanding of other perspectives.

[10/10/18 - 09:46 AM]
NBC Orders Full Season of Its New Hit Drama Series "New Amsterdam"
The nine additional episodes bring its season total to 22 installments.

[10/10/18 - 09:43 AM]
The PGA Coming to ESPN and ESPN+ as Part of Long-Term Agreement
Traditionally golf's final major held in August, The PGA will move to May beginning in 2019 (the year before this new agreement starts).

[10/10/18 - 09:36 AM]
The PGA of America, CBS and ESPN Reach Historic 11-Year Comprehensive Multimedia Rights Agreement for the PGA Championship
CBS Sports, which first broadcast the event from 1958-1964 and has been the home of the PGA Championship since 1991, will continue to broadcast the third and final rounds on Saturday and Sunday, increasing its coverage by one hour each day.

[10/10/18 - 09:25 AM]
Food Blogger and Best-Selling Cookbook Author Molly Yeh Returns with Brand-New Season of "Girl Meets Farm"
A transplant from city to farm life, Molly's unique spin on comfort food is inspired by her Jewish and Chinese background and a taste of the Midwest.

[10/10/18 - 09:07 AM]
TBS Orders "Misery Index" Comedy Game Show to Series
Critically acclaimed and in demand comedy troupe The Tenderloins - Brian "Q" Quinn, James "Murr" Murray, Joe Gatto and Sal Vulcano - have joined the series to help infuse comic relief.

[10/10/18 - 09:06 AM]
Ride Along with Ken Block and His Team of Hoonigans for a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of Their Latest Viral Video Installment - Watch "The Gymkhana Files" on November 16
Block is a professional rally driver with Hoonigan Racing Division, is one of the co-founders of Hoonigan and Hoonigan Media Machine, and was also one of the co-founders of DC Shoes.

[10/10/18 - 09:05 AM]
Netflix's "The Witcher" Casts Pivotal Roles of Ciri & Yennefer
Freya Allan and Anya Chalotra join the previously announced Henry Cavill, among others.

[10/10/18 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Best. Worst. Weekend. Ever." - Official Trailer - Netflix
The limited series follows four friends as they make the most of their last weekend before high school.

[10/10/18 - 09:00 AM]
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas as Freeform's "Kickoff to Christmas" New Month-Long Programming Event Starts Nov. 1
Adding a month full of holiday fun, the programming event will also include the premiere of the Freeform original film "The Truth About Christmas," from MarVista Entertainment, airing November 25.

[10/10/18 - 08:17 AM]
Science Channel Looks to Unlock More Mysteries of the Universe When "Space's Deepest Secrets" Returns October 15 at 10PM
A special sneak peek episode that investigates Pluto's strange geological activity airs on Saturday, October 13 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/10/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from "American Music Awards"
The Alphabet shares the adults 18-49 crown with NBC, however said telecast is down 25% from a year ago.

[10/10/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Haunted" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Real people, real stories, real horror: Netflix's "Haunted" arrives October 19.

[10/10/18 - 08:00 AM]
We're All in on "Ozark" - Netflix's Acclaimed Drama Series Renewed for a Third Season
The third season will consist of 10 episodes.

[10/10/18 - 07:24 AM]
MTV Launches "Jersey Shore" YouTube Channel with New Snooki and JWOWW Shows
The "Jersey Shore" channel will be anchored by original digital series starring fan-favorite cast members and friends, in addition to linear show clips, behind-the-scenes moments and best-of compilations.

[10/10/18 - 06:00 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Teaser Trailer & Key Art for "The Christmas Chronicles"
The holiday adventure tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

[10/10/18 - 05:13 AM]
First Look: Rosamund Pike & Chris O'Dowd in "State of the Union" on SundanceTV
A series of 10 by 10-minute episodes, "State of the Union" follows Louise and Tom (Pike and O'Dowd) who meet in a pub immediately before their weekly marital therapy session.

[10/10/18 - 12:12 AM]
Video: "The Night Comes for Us" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.







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[10/17/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Demo Push by ABC Debuts
The Alphabet's premiere of "The Conners" leads all programs last night among adults 18-49.

[10/17/18 - 08:11 AM]
Reclaimed Materials Get New Life in DIY Network Series "Heritage Hunters"
San Francisco-based salvage expert Michael "Bug" Deakin and his team of craftsmen hunt for history-rich materials to repurpose into timeless pieces for clients' homes.

[10/17/18 - 07:32 AM]
Garth Brooks to Premiere His New Television Special, "Garth: Live at Notre Dame!" Dec. 2 on CBS
The special will capture Brooks while he performs the first live concert ever held at the legendary Notre Dame Stadium, at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, on Saturday, October 20.

[10/17/18 - 07:16 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "People Magazine Investigates" Returns for a Thrilling Third Season
Returning Monday, November 5, the 15-episode season takes viewers to the epicenter of America's most compelling crimes.

[10/17/18 - 06:55 AM]
MTV to Honor Janet Jackson as 2018 "Global Icon" at "MTV EMAs" Airing Worldwide on November 4
Jackson will perform a medley of her greatest hits including her recent smash single, "Made for Now."

[10/17/18 - 06:00 AM]
CBS to Premiere "The World's Best" Immediately Following CBS Sports Broadcast of "Super Bowl LIII"
James Corden hosts the series, with Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles and Faith Hill as the three American judges.

[10/17/18 - 12:46 AM]
MTV Studios and Facebook Watch Join Forces to Reimagine MTV's "The Real World" Around the World with Three All New Seasons
Drawing on Facebook's global platform, the new seasons will be native productions in Mexico, Thailand and the United States, respectively, to explore friendship, and the cultural and social environment in each.

[10/16/18 - 01:51 PM]
Netflix Starts Production on Psychological Thriller "Rattlesnake"
When a single mother accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter is bitten by a rattlesnake, she finds herself forced to pay back her "debt" by taking the life of a total stranger in the rural town of Tulia, Texas.

[10/16/18 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Final Table" - A Global Cooking Competition
The Netflix series features 12 teams of two chefs from around the world cooking the national dishes of Mexico, Spain, England, Brazil, France, Japan, the U.S., India and Italy.

[10/16/18 - 11:31 AM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Bruce Dern, Melissa Rauch and Horatio Sanz Join New Showtime(R) Comedy Series "Black Monday"
Julie Hagerty and Vanessa Bell Calloway are also on tap for the newcomer, premiering in January.

[10/16/18 - 11:11 AM]
Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominees Christina Ricci and Judith Light Star in "Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story" Premiering January 19
Ricci plays 19th century pioneering journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman who published under the name of Nellie Bly.

[10/16/18 - 10:35 AM]
Country Music Icon Martina McBride Entertains from the Kitchen on New Food Network Series "Martina's Table"
McBride is giving Food Network viewers a glimpse of how she entertains at home, sharing her recipes and cooking tips that make her the queen of the kitchen.

[10/16/18 - 10:24 AM]
Pierce Brosnan to Host 7th Annual "Breakthrough Prize" Ceremony on Sunday, November 4 Live on National Geographic
Hosted by Brosnan, the program will include a tribute to the late, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who died in March 2018.

[10/16/18 - 10:05 AM]
Ovation Acquires U.S. Rights to "Travel Man" from All3Media International for Ovation TV, Ovation NOW, and Travel-Focused AVOD Service, JOURNY
Other titles for Ovation TV and Ovation NOW include "Stealing Van Gogh," "The KAWS Effect," and the arts-themed reality series "Fake or Fortune," "Antiques to the Rescue."

[10/16/18 - 09:18 AM]
Ryan Fletcher and Hainsley Lloyd Bennett Set as Series Regulars in "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
Fletcher and Bennett will portray "Dave Boy" and "Bazza," respectively; both are lifelong friends of Alfred's from their army days serving in the same corps.