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[02/06/19 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 6
Updates include: CBS gives green light to three multi-camera comedy pilots; FOX eyes "Talent" adaptation as potential series; and Blake Anderson cast in Hulu's "Woke."

[02/06/19 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Entertainment Launches New Company, Sidecar: A "Content Development Accelerator," Headed by Gail Berman
Under Berman's leadership, Sidecar will be responsible for developing scripted and unscripted programming to complement the active development of FOX.

[02/06/19 - 11:15 AM]
FOX Renews "The Simpsons" for Unprecedented 31st and 32nd Seasons
"Woo hoo! 32 Seasons! Watch your back 'Meet the Press,'" said Homer Simpson.

[02/06/19 - 11:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces 2019 "I Am" Documentary Slate Headlined by Richard Pryor, Jackie O and Patrick Swayze
"I Am Richard Pryor," the first of the three 2019 installments, will make its world premiere at South by Southwest Film Festival on Tuesday, March 12, and will debut on Paramount Network on Friday, March 15.

[02/06/19 - 10:03 AM]
From Producers of "Orange Is the New Black" and "GLOW" Comes Lifetime's Newest Scripted Dramedy "American Princess" Premiering June 2
The series follows runaway bride Amanda Klein (Georgia Flood) as she joins a Renaissance Faire after her wedding goes awry, only to discover there's a lot more to life than she once thought.

[02/06/19 - 09:45 AM]
CBS Announces Additional Artists for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards(R)
Current nominees Chloe x Halle, Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, and Travis Scott are set to perform.

[02/06/19 - 08:21 AM]
Clinton Kelly Hosts New Season of "Spring Baking Championship" Featuring More Eye-Catching and Delectable Spring-Themed Treats
Returning judges include Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, and Lorraine Pascale.

[02/06/19 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ellen's Game of Games" Tops Disrupted Night
NBC wins the night as the rescheduled Station of the Union Address disrupted the evening.

[02/06/19 - 08:17 AM]
HGTV Picks Up New Real Estate and Home Reno Title "Stay or Sell"
The eight-episode series is slated to premiere in late summer 2019.

[02/06/19 - 08:02 AM]
Netflix Nabs North American Rights to Grant Sputore's Sci-Fi Thriller "I Am Mother"
Hilary Swank, Clara Rugaard and Rose Byrne star in the project.

[02/06/19 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Announces Hosts, Performers and Presenters for "Motown 60: A Grammy(R) Celebration" Airing April 21
The live concert will be filmed Tuesday, February 12 at 7:30 PM, PT at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

[02/06/19 - 07:54 AM]
CNN Premieres Two New Original Series, "The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power" and "Tricky Dick," in March
Look for said premieres on Sunday, March 3 and Sunday, March 10, respectively.

[02/06/19 - 07:30 AM]
E! Goes "Live from the Red Carpet" at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 10th
An exclusive sneak peek of country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgrave's music video for "Rainbow" will also debut during the live telecast.

[02/06/19 - 07:08 AM]
A+E Studios Announces "Project Blue Book: The Game"
The game will challenge players' observation and deduction tactics, along with the characters of the series, through the recreation of many of the observations recorded in the series.

[02/06/19 - 07:06 AM]
America Ferrera Is Producing "Gentefied," A Half-Hour Dramatic Comedy Series About Three Mexican-American Cousins Set in a Rapidly Changing Los Angeles
Co-creators Marvin Lemus and Linda Yvette Chávez as well as showrunner Monica Macer are also behind the Netflix project.

[02/05/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 5
Updates include: ABC confirms return of "Dancing with the Stars" this fall; FOX gives green light to four more pilots; and Kyle Gallner cast in "Interrogation" at CBS All Access.

[02/05/19 - 02:39 PM]
CBS Renews Critically Acclaimed Comedy "Mom" for Two More Seasons
Anna Faris and Academy and Emmy Award winner Allison Janney have reached new agreements with Warner Bros. Television to return for both years.

[02/05/19 - 02:26 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don't Know Me"
The film explores the rise of legendary soul singer Teddy Pendergrass, the first male African American artist to record five consecutive platinum albums.

[02/05/19 - 02:05 PM]
Ryan O'Connell and Jim Parsons' "Special" Is Coming to Netflix
O'Connell stars in this semi-autobiographical series, which he also wrote and executive produced.

[02/05/19 - 01:30 PM]
Starz Names Oscar(R) Nominee Rachel Morrison Director for "Hightown"
Plus: Shane Harper and Atkins Estimond have joined the cast as Junior and Osito, respectively.

[02/05/19 - 01:04 PM]
"The Village" Premiere Moves to Tuesday, March 19 at 10 P.M.
The NBC drama follows an incredible group of people dwelling in the same Brooklyn apartment building. While these characters are not related by blood, they have become an unlikely family.

[02/05/19 - 12:08 PM]
NAACP Chairman's Award to Be Presented to Congresswoman Maxine Waters During 50th NAACP Image Awards
Said event airs live Saturday, March 30 at 9:00/8:00c on TV One.

[02/05/19 - 11:51 AM]
ID Investigates "Oakland County Child Killer" Murders in Two-Night Special Event, Children of the Snow
Look for said event on Monday, February 18 and Tuesday, February 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/05/19 - 11:41 AM]
Three Years in the Making, Smithsonian Channel(TM) Reveals an Unprecedented Portrait of "Epic Yellowstone" with Host Bill Pullman
"This project has been a long time in the making, documenting the awe-inspiring lives and natural splendor of Yellowstone over the past three years," said Pullman.

[02/05/19 - 11:23 AM]
Video: "Larry Charles' Dangerous World of Comedy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Follow the director of Bruno and Borat, Larry Charles as he travels around the world to find comedy in unlikeliest of places.

[02/05/19 - 11:20 AM]
Science Channel Goes in Search of Woolly Mammoths and Other Creatures Frozen in Time in "Lost Beasts of the Ice Age" Premiering Sunday, February 24 at 8PM
In an ambitious, new, cutting-edge Science Channel special, top scientists from around the world look to uncover extraordinary evidence into the lives of Ice Age animals, including the fabled woolly mammoth.

[02/05/19 - 11:19 AM]
Paramount Network's Hit Original Series "Bar Rescue" Starring Jon Taffer Returns with New Episodes on Sunday, March 3 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The sixth season continues when Jon Taffer heads to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where a brother and sister duo find themselves in over their heads after their bar was destroyed by Hurricane Maria.

[02/05/19 - 10:58 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning and Acclaimed Comedy "Modern Family" Picked Up for Its 11th and Final Season
"Chris and Steve have created one of the most seminal and iconic comedies in television history," said Karey Burke. "In its final season, there will be more milestone events that anyone who has been a fan of the series won't want to miss."

[02/05/19 - 10:20 AM]
Freeform Announces March 20 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated Series "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists"
Everything about the town of Beacon Heights seems perfect, from its top-tier college to its overachieving residents - but nothing in Beacon Heights is as it appears to be.

[02/05/19 - 10:20 AM]
ABC to Broadcast Special First Look of "Videos After Dark," Hosted by Bob Saget, Following the Season Finale of "The Bachelor" on Tuesday, March 12
Following the notable success of the original franchise, the producers of "America's Funniest Home Videos" have created a new comedy reality series, "Videos After Dark," featuring comedian Bob Saget.

[02/05/19 - 10:19 AM]
The Shocking Conclusion to Colton's Journey to Find Love Will Unfold Live Over Two Nights, March 11 and 12, on ABC's "The Bachelor"
Plus: "Bachelor in Paradise" will return for its sixth season this summer with favorite members of Bachelor Nation getting another chance at finding love.

[02/05/19 - 10:18 AM]
ABC Announces Special Music-Themed Episodes of "American Housewife"
Highlights include an "American Idol"-themed episode featuring Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Ryan Seacrest.

[02/05/19 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Renews "The Good Doctor," "A Million Little Things" and "Shark Tank" for Additional Seasons
ABC announced today that it has renewed the hit drama "The Good Doctor" for a third season, "A Million Little Things" for a second season and "Shark Tank" for an 11th season.

[02/05/19 - 10:13 AM]
TLC Announces Groundbreaking Wedding Series and Event, "Say Yes to the Dress America"
Casting is underway on the 10-part series, which is slated to premiere in January 2020.

[02/05/19 - 09:15 AM]
Freeform Picks Up Critically Acclaimed Series "Good Trouble" for a Second Season
The series follows Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives in Los Angeles.

[02/05/19 - 09:11 AM]
Netflix Orders Thriller Series "Pieces of Her" from #1 International Bestselling Author Karin Slaughter
When a Saturday afternoon trip to the mall with her mother suddenly explodes into violence, an adrift young woman's conception of her mother is forever changed.

[02/05/19 - 09:04 AM]
Freeform Casts Jordin Sparks, Matt Shively and Brooks Brantly for New Series, "Besties" (Working Title)
Sparks will play Becca; an ambitious overachiever from a hard-working, conservative African-American family, who learns that her birth mother is actually white.

[02/05/19 - 09:03 AM]
Your Favorite Trio Returns for Season Three of "The Bold Type" on Tuesday, April 9
Picking up right after the heartbreak, romance and uncertainty from the season two finale in Paris, "The Bold Type" is back in New York City where Jane, Kat and Sutton are all dealing with the aftermath of some major decisions.

[02/05/19 - 09:02 AM]
Freeform Releases New Key Art for Season Two of "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger" and Announces Two Hour Season Premiere Set for April 4
Season two turns the heat up on our young heroes as Tyrone and Tandy try to find their place as more active heroes in this world.

[02/05/19 - 09:01 AM]
Freeform Releases Cast Photo from New Series "Party of Five"
The reboot will follow the five Acosta children (fka Buendias) as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.

[02/05/19 - 09:00 AM]
Junior Year Is On - "grown-ish" Picked Up for Season 3
Currently airing its second season, the sophomore year of "grown-ish" follows Zoey and her friends as they return to CalU with confidence and swagger.

[02/05/19 - 08:32 AM]
Netflix's First Original Dating Series, "Dating Around" Debuts Valentine's Day
Every episode, one single goes on five first dates filled with flirty banter, awkward exchanges and moments of true connection.

[02/05/19 - 08:16 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demo Race with "The Bachelor"
The Alphabet takes home top adults 18-49 honors while NBC is the most-watched network.

[02/05/19 - 07:42 AM]
Award-Winning Series "Unsung" and Smash Hit "Uncensored" Return to TV One with New Seasons Exploring the Intimate Lives of Celebrities on Sunday, March 3
Look for the first of eight episodes beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/05/19 - 06:31 AM]
You Can't Escape the Curse - "Light as a Feather" Returns for Season 2 This Summer
Hulu made the renewal announcement via social media this morning.

[02/05/19 - 06:30 AM]
Dolly Parton to Perform New Music on the 61st Annual Grammy Awards(R)
Dolly's special tribute segment will also feature her classic hits sung by Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, and Katy Perry.

[02/04/19 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 4
Updates include: NBC shelves "Hair Live!" telecast; "Riverdale's" Ashleigh Murray bound for "Katy Keene" spin-off; and ABC orders two multi-camera comedy pilots.

[02/04/19 - 03:10 PM]
Freeform Picks Up "Party of Five" to Series with 10 Episode Order
The one-hour drama will follow the five Acosta children (fka Buendia) as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported to Mexico.

[02/04/19 - 01:56 PM]
Super Bowl LIII Draws Total Viewership of 100.7 Million
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 3.

[02/04/19 - 01:13 PM]
Lifetime Tackles the Foster Care System in New Movie "I Am Somebody's Child: The Regina Louise Story" Premiering April 20
Based on author and motivational speaker Regina Louise's personal experience navigating the broken system, Ginnifer Goodwin and newcomer Angela Fairley, a foster child herself, star in the movie.







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[02/18/19 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Daytona 500 Gives FOX a Demo Boost
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[02/17/19 - 08:12 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Top Honors on Modest Night
Only one-tenth of a ratings point separates the four major broadcast networks among adults 18-49.

[02/16/19 - 10:07 AM]
"The Order" Is Coming - March 7 on Netflix
It has secret societies, freshmen love stories, Philosophy 101, and sometimes shirtless men who want to fight for what's right.

[02/16/19 - 08:44 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Demo Crown on Competitive Night
FOX's "Last Man Standing" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[02/15/19 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 15
Updates include: Ken Jeong to lead "The Emperor of Malibu" at CBS; Chris Rock to helm "Saving Kenan" for NBC; and Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves cast in Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

[02/15/19 - 09:34 PM]
RuPaul Crowns Season Four Winner of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
Plus: Miley Cyrus to join host RuPaul and judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews to kick off the season 11 premiere of "RuPaul's Drag Race" on Thursday, February 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/15/19 - 02:54 PM]
Video: First Look at the New Season of TNT's "Animal Kingdom"
The infamous Cody crew is back in action as TNT releases a first look of "Animal Kingdom" season four.

[02/15/19 - 01:43 PM]
Netflix Acquires Gideon Raff's "The Red Sea Diving Resort" Starring Chris Evans, Haley Bennett, Alessandro Nivola and Sir Ben Kingsley from Bron Studios
The film is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel.

[02/15/19 - 01:09 PM]
NBC Entertainment Expands Scripted Network Leadership with Promotions and New Hire
Lisa Roos will join Deepak Jesrani and Mike Nunes at the Peacock.

[02/15/19 - 12:50 PM]
"North Woods Law" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Season from New Hampshire on an All-New Night on Tuesday Feb. 19
From its beautiful but merciless mountain ranges to its remote and picturesque rivers, New Hampshire provides a never-ending series of challenges for its Conservation Officers.

[02/15/19 - 12:00 PM]
It's the "Start of Something New" as Production Begins on the Disney+ Original Series "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series"
The 10-episode series picks up nearly 15 years after the original movie aired at the real-life location where it all began: East High.

[02/15/19 - 11:35 AM]
TV One Debuts Upcoming Original Programming at the 2019 TCA Winter Press Tour
Highlights include "The D.L. Hughley Talk Show," a new talk show that dives head first into hot topics of the day and dishes on the latest news, entertainment, pop culture and what's trending in social media.

[02/15/19 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Barry" Season 2 - Date Announcement - Teaser Trailer
Look for season two on Sunday, March 31 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/15/19 - 10:03 AM]
FOX Confirms "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" Launch Pushed from March 3
The network's animated comedies will continue in their current Sunday time periods for the foreseeable future.

[02/15/19 - 09:07 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Official Poster and New Video for Season Four of "Billions" Premiering on Sunday, March 17 at 9 PM ET/PT
Viewers can catch up on the first three seasons, available now on Showtime on-air, on demand and over the internet.