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[10/12/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 12
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Marvel's Iron Fist" after two seasons; Danny Trejo to star in ABC's "Food & Familia"; and FOX extends "Lethal Weapon" by two episodes, with Damon Wayans.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 12:32 PM]
"Momentum Generation," Chronicling the Extraordinary Experiences of a Band of Youthful Surfers Who Transformed the Sport, Debuts Tuesday, Dec. 11 on HBO
HBO Sports takes a deep dive into the fascinating, constantly evolving world of surfing, exploring how a group of dedicated teenagers changed the sport and its culture in the 1990s.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/12/18 - 11:31 AM]
Sienna Miller, Seth MacFarlane, Simon McBurney and Annabelle Wallis Join the Cast of the New Showtime(R) Limited Series Based on "The Loudest Voice in the Room"
The series stars Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe winner Russell Crowe in the title role and Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts as Gretchen Carlson.

[10/12/18 - 10:28 AM]
The Games Begin in January as Dwayne Johnson, Simon Cowell and Ellen Degeneres Join NBC's Powerful Primetime Schedule
"The Titan Games," "America's Got Talent: The Champions" and "Ellen's Game of Games" will all kick off 2019 for the network.

[10/12/18 - 10:20 AM]
Tamara Taylor and J.C. Mackenzie to Lead the Cast of "October Faction"
Aurora Burghart, Gabriel Darku, Wendy Crewson, Megan Follows and Stephen McHattie will also star in the Netflix series.

[10/12/18 - 10:00 AM]
Tyra Banks Returns as Eve in the Freeform Original Film "Life-Size 2," Premiering Sunday, Dec. 2
Grace Manning (Francia Raisa) is the 20-something CEO of Marathon Toys, a huge toy company started by her mother that is most famous for manufacturing the iconic Eve doll.

[10/12/18 - 08:42 AM]
More Food, Fun, and Friendly Competition Are on the Menu on the New Season of "Guy's Ranch Kitchen"
The new season features Rocco DiSpirito, Duff Goldman, Eric Greenspan, Alex Guarnaschelli, Antonia Lofaso, Aaron May, Michael Mina, Marc Murphy, Damaris Phillips, Carl Ruiz, Aarti Sequeira, Michael Voltaggio, Justin Warner, and Jonathan Waxman.

[10/12/18 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in Latest FOX Victory
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/12/18 - 08:19 AM]
U.K Hit Series "The Cry" Will Begin Streaming on Sundance Now in the U.S. and Canada Starting Thursday, November 8
The powerful, psychological thriller chronicles the collapse of a relationship between two young parents in the aftermath of a tragedy, and explores the myths and truths of motherhood, marriage, and post-partum depression.

[10/12/18 - 08:01 AM]
BBC Studios and Lionsgate Television Announce Partnership to Jointly Create Original Programming and Scripted Formats for U.S. Market
As part of the first look agreement, the parties will create original series and draw upon the extensive formats from the prestigious BBC catalog.

[10/12/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin Return to TV in "The Kominsky Method"
The Netflix series also features Nancy Travis, Sarah Baker and guest stars including Lisa Edelstein, Emily Osment, Graham Rogers, Danny Devito, Ann-Margret, Jay Leno, Patti LaBelle, Ashleigh LaThorpe and more.

[10/12/18 - 07:01 AM]
Culinary Superstars Named Judges of BYUtv's Family Competition Cooking Show, "Dinner Takes All"
Host and celebrity chef Kelsey Nixon, will be joined by "The Queen of Country Southern Cuisine," Kardea Brown and "The Yum Yum Foodie," Eddie Zamora, as they judge the teams' recipes.

[10/12/18 - 06:41 AM]
Coldplay Announce "A Head Full of Dreams" Film to Screen on Amazon Prime Video from Friday, November 16 and in Cinemas Worldwide on Wednesday, November 14
The film offers an in-depth and intimate portrait of the band's spectacular rise from the backrooms of Camden pubs to selling out stadiums across the planet.

[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).







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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.