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[02/11/19 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 11
Updates include: Starz cancels "Counterpart" after two seasons; Jane Levy to lead "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" at NBC; and Hulu passes on pilots for "Less Than Zero," "Search and Destroy."

[02/11/19 - 05:37 PM]
Comedy Central Announces New Late Night Series with David Spade and the Return of "Crank Yankers"
Other highlights: a second season order for new, hit scripted series "The Other Two"; and the first look at new scripted comedy "South Side."

[02/11/19 - 05:29 PM]
Nickelodeon Marks 20 Years of SpongeBob SquarePants with the "Best Year Ever"
The "Best Year Ever" kicks off Friday, July 12, with the premiere of "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout," an original mixed live-action and animated special.

[02/11/19 - 03:06 PM]
Video: WGN America Releases First Look Trailer for "Gone"
The 12-part limited series premieres Wednesday, February 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/11/19 - 01:32 PM]
Full Frontal Announces Its Second Not-Annual "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner"
Though taping on April 26, "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner 2" will air at the exact same time as the official White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday, April 27.

[02/11/19 - 01:31 PM]
TBS Lands "Chad" Pilot from "SNL" Alum Nasim Pedrad
The single-camera comedy follows a 14-year-old Persian boy (played by Nasim Pedrad) during high school as he desperately tries to fit in, cope with his mother's dating life, and reconcile his cultural identity.

[02/11/19 - 01:12 PM]
Freeform's "Good Trouble" Grows for the 3rd Consecutive Week to New Series Highs Across Key Demos
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 5.

[02/11/19 - 12:31 PM]
"The 61st Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Scores 20 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 10.

[02/11/19 - 12:20 PM]
Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough and Terry Crews Join Season 14 of NBC's Summer Blockbuster "America's Got Talent"
Union and Hough will now join executive producer Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel as they return to their roles as judges.

[02/11/19 - 12:17 PM]
truTV Sets Premiere Dates for Season Eight of "Impractical Jokers" and New Scripted Comedy "Tacoma FD"
Co-creators and stars Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme will be donning new uniforms in the half-hour comedy, which is set in a firehouse in one of America's rainiest cities.

[02/11/19 - 12:00 PM]
Lucy Liu to Star in CBS All Access' "Why Women Kill"
The series details the lives of three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, each dealing with infidelity in their marriages.

[02/11/19 - 11:02 AM]
Reba McEntire Returns to Host the "54th Academy of Country Music Awardstm" Live from the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7 on CBS
This year's show will mark Reba's 16th time as host.

[02/11/19 - 10:54 AM]
Round Two: Stars Line Up to Take the Oscar(R) Stage
Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Emilia Clarke, Laura Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Stephan James, Keegan-Michael Key, KiKi Layne, James McAvoy, Melissa McCarthy, Jason Momoa and Sarah Paulson are all on tap.

[02/11/19 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix Rounds Out Cast for "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings"
Previously announced episode castings include "Jolene," "JJ Sneed," "These Old Bones," and "If I Had Wings."

[02/11/19 - 09:32 AM]
Discovery Channel Goes Back to the Bush in All-New Season of "Alaskan Bush People" Premiering Sunday, March 3
After making their long-awaited return to the wild last year, the Brown family is back for a brand-new adventure-filled season of Discovery Channel's top-rated series.

[02/11/19 - 09:01 AM]
"Jupiter's Legacy" Confirms Cast Including Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels, Leslie Bibb, Elena Kampouris, Andrew Horton, Mike Wade and Matt Lanter
The Netflix series is based on the graphic novels of the same name by Mark Millar and artist Frank Quitely.

[02/11/19 - 09:00 AM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming New Original Series "Catch-22," "Shrill," "The Act," "Ramy" and Official Sundance Selection Documentary "Ask Dr. Ruth" at 2019 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour
Also on tap are four new Hulu original adult animation series based on popular Marvel Television characters.

[02/11/19 - 09:00 AM]
HGTV Star Siblings Leanne and Steve Ford Bring Bold Style to Pittsburgh Homes in Season Two of "Restored by the Fords"
The pair, who attracted more than 13.9 million total viewers in season one, return with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, March 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/11/19 - 08:30 AM]
"Zombies" Alive and Well as Disney Channel Greenlights "Zombies 2"
The movie will begin production in spring with stars Meg Donnelly and Milo Manheim reprising their marquee roles as Addison and Zed.

[02/11/19 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Grammy Awards Put CBS on Top
The Eye's annual telecast is up in total viewers but down among adults 18-49 in the preliminary results.

[02/11/19 - 08:01 AM]
Further Cast Announced to Join Claes Bang in "Dracula"
John Heffernan, Joanna Scanlan, Dolly Wells, Morfydd Clark, Lujza Richter and series co-writer Mark Gatiss have joined the cast.

[02/11/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: You Can't Find Yourself If You Never Get Lost - "Juanita" Trailer and Key Art Debut
The Netflix film stars Alfre Woodard, Adam Beach, Gil Birmingham Ashlie Atkinson and Blair Underwood.

[02/10/19 - 02:07 PM]
National Geographic Taps Suzan-Lori Parks as Executive Producer and Showrunner for "Genius: Aretha Franklin"
This upcoming season will be the first-ever, definitive scripted miniseries on the life of the universally acclaimed Queen of Soul.

[02/10/19 - 02:06 PM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Finds Home at a New Network!
National Geographic announces that the network will be the new home of wildly popular hit series, which is currently in production and slated to premiere in December 2019.

[02/10/19 - 02:05 PM]
National Geographic Greenlights to Series "The Right Stuff," An Adaptation of Tom Wolfe's Best-Seller That Recounts the Pioneering Chapter of the Historic U.S. Space Race
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson are executive producers, along with Mark Lafferty, who signs on as showrunner.

[02/10/19 - 02:04 PM]
National Geographic Unveils Ambitious Natural History Global Programming Slate Produced by the World's Most Renowned and Critically Acclaimed Filmmakers
"America" and "Planet of the Whales" are both on tap for 2021.

[02/10/19 - 02:03 PM]
National Geographic to Produce Docu-Special "Going Viral" as Companion Piece to New Six-Part Limited Series "The Hot Zone"
The Julianna Margulies-led limited series is set to premiere Monday, May 27, and will air over three nights.

[02/10/19 - 02:02 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Announces "Animal ER Live," A Live Event Series from Big Fish Entertainment
The four-week live event series airs Saturday and Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c, premiering Saturday, March 30.

[02/10/19 - 02:01 PM]
National Geographic, P&G and Global Citizen Announce "Activate," A Multiplatform Storytelling Partnership and Documentary Series to Drive Action Around Global Challenges Connected to Extreme Poverty
Each episode delves into a different issue connected to the root causes of extreme poverty, following a specific Global Citizen campaign and organizers, amplifiers, grassroots activists and the people whose lives are being changed.

[02/10/19 - 11:12 AM]
EPIX Greenlights "Slow Burn" Docuseries Based on the Hit Podcast
From Nixon and Watergate to Clinton's impeachment, host Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters involved in the downfall of a president - flashing back to politically tumultuous times not so far removed from today.

[02/10/19 - 11:05 AM]
EPIX NOW Streaming Service Launches Today at $5.99 Per Month
The app is available for download today in the App store for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV and in Google Play for Android phones and tablets.

[02/10/19 - 09:40 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Sequel "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" (WT) Following the Newlyweds Through Their First Year
The film continues the love story of newlyweds Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, pulling back the curtain to reveal the untold joys and challenges of life inside the royal family during their pivotal first year of marriage.

[02/10/19 - 09:02 AM]
History(R)'s Knights Templar Drama Series "Knightfall" Featuring Mark Hamill's Series Debut Returns for Season Two on Monday, March 25 at 10PM ET/PT
"Knightfall" goes inside the medieval politics and warfare of the Knights Templar, the most powerful, wealthy and mysterious military order of the Middle Ages.

[02/10/19 - 09:01 AM]
History(R) Renews Hit Drama Series "Project Blue Book" for a 10 Episode Second Season
"Project Blue Book" is the #1 new series on cable among total viewers this TV season, averaging 3.4 million viewers in Live+3 delivery.

[02/10/19 - 08:10 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Alliance of American Football Opens on Top for CBS
Preliminary numbers put the Eye's new football coverage in front among adults 18-49.

[02/09/19 - 09:44 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Announces Deal with Country Superstar Blake Shelton
Following the ratings success of "Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas," the network has announced a development deal with country superstar Blake Shelton for an all new Christmas movie for 2019.

[02/09/19 - 09:43 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Launches "Signature Mystery": The Premiere Sunday Night Destination Featuring New Mystery Franchises and Originals of Returning Mystery Favorites
The network unveils plans for new installments of returning, popular mystery franchises including "Garage Sale Mysteries," "Aurora Teagarden Mysteries," "Hailey Dean Mysteries," and "Morning Show Mysteries."

[02/09/19 - 09:42 PM]
Hallmark Channel Expands Its Celebration of Seasons with "Countdown to Summer," New Seasonal Programming Event to Debut in May 2019
This newest addition joins Hallmark Channel's popular "Winterfest," "Countdown to Valentine's Day," "Spring Fever," "June Weddings," "Fall Harvest" and the event that started it all, "Countdown to Christmas," which will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2019.

[02/09/19 - 09:41 PM]
More Magical Adventures Await Viewers When Season Five of "Good Witch" Premieres May 5, on Hallmark Channel
Since the first movie 11 years ago, Cassie Nightingale has become a character that Hallmark Channel viewers have fallen in love with and look forward to welcoming into their homes.

[02/09/19 - 09:40 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Development Deal on Movie Spin-Off of Hallmark Channel's Successful Series "Chesapeake Shores"
The world of "Chesapeake Shores" will expand into the movie genre with more stories from the O'Brien sisters, Abby, Bree and Jess, played by Meghan Ory, Emilie Ullerup and Laci Mailey, respectively.

[02/09/19 - 09:39 PM]
Hallmark Channel Greenlights Fourth Season of Hit Series, "Chesapeake Shores"
Production on six episodes for season four is scheduled to commence this year for a season four premiere Summer 2019.

[02/09/19 - 09:38 PM]
A New Installment of Fan-Favorite "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" from Executive Producer Martha Williamson in Development for Hallmark Drama
Co-stars Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson are all on tap to return.

[02/09/19 - 09:37 PM]
Hallmark Movies Now's First Original Series, "When Hope Calls," Premieres August 2019
The series is spawned from Hallmark Channel's longest-running, most-watched primetime series to date, "When Calls the Heart," currently entering its sixth season.

[02/09/19 - 09:36 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Announces First-Ever Adaptation of a Hallmark Publishing Original Novel for Television
"The Christmas Company" will be part of the network's beloved "Countdown to Christmas" holiday slate.

[02/09/19 - 09:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces 10th Anniversary of America's Most Treasured Celebration, "Countdown to Christmas"
Currently, the network is in production on its first original holiday movie, "The Christmas Song," starring Kristin Chenoweth, Scott Wolf and directed by Eric Close.

[02/09/19 - 05:39 PM]
AMC Opens Writers' Room for Potential New Series, "61st Street"
Set in present-day Chicago, "61st Street" is a gripping drama that follows Moses Johnson, a promising high school athlete, who is swept up into the infamously corrupt Chicago criminal justice system.

[02/09/19 - 05:38 PM]
Production Starts on Greg Nicotero's "Creepshow" Anthology Series for Shudder
The six-episode season will feature an adaptation of an as-yet unannounced Stephen King story, as well as segments based on stories by other award-winning and acclaimed horror writers.

[02/09/19 - 05:37 PM]
SundanceTV and Sundance Now Launch a Podcast Series Hosted by Amanda Knox for Upcoming True Crime Docs
Episodes of "The Truth About True Crime with Amanda Knox" are currently available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and other listening platforms and new episodes will premiere timed to each documentary airing on Sundance TV or Sundance Now.

[02/09/19 - 05:36 PM]
"A Discovery of Witches" Season One Makes Its Network Television Debut on AMC and BBC America Starting Sunday, April 7 at 9:00 PM ET/PT
The series originally bowed on AMC Networks' streaming services Sundance Now and Shudder.

[02/09/19 - 05:35 PM]
AMC Networks Announces Start of Production for New and Returning Series in 2019
Said lineup includes AMC's "The Terror: Infamy," "Lodge 49" and "Dispatches From Elsewhere"; BBC America's "Top Gear" and "Doctor Who"; and IFC's "Year of the Rabbit" and "Sherman's Showcase."







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[02/19/20 - 02:07 PM]
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[02/19/20 - 12:01 PM]
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[02/19/20 - 11:31 AM]
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[02/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
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[02/19/20 - 10:02 AM]
Adam McKay Comedy "Don't Look Up", Starring Jennifer Lawrence Lands at Netflix
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[02/19/20 - 10:01 AM]
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Set in small town Mississippi, this southern gothic mystery follows prodigal son, Yates Forsythe (Josh Hartnett), as he returns to his hometown with his wife, Frances (Bridget Regan) - a woman very new to this very old community.

[02/19/20 - 09:52 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Goes on an Expedition Through Latin America with "Humboldt: Epic Explorer"
The documentary will take viewers from Humboldt's fraught childhood near Berlin through his legendary South American expedition - from the Orinoco River to the Andes Mountains, and his one visit to the United States.

[02/19/20 - 09:07 AM]
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Each program within the franchise will showcase fresh, new evidence and perspectives including never-before-released documents to the general public, personal diaries and DNA evidence to unearth brand-new information about these infamous and enigmatic chapters in history.

[02/19/20 - 09:00 AM]
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The six-part unscripted series recruits small-town residents across America to participate in a one-night-only drag show.

[02/19/20 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Retain Demo Crown
The Peacock holds off CBS among adults 18-49, however the Eye is the most-watched network by a wide margin.

[02/19/20 - 08:02 AM]
Food Truck Hopefuls Face Off in New Season of "The Great Food Truck Race: Gold Coast"
Tyler Florence hosts the latest installment, due on Thursday, March 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Trevor Noah Presents: Josh Johnson" to Film in Chicago at The Laugh Factory on Saturday, April 4
Johnson is a stand-up comedian, Emmy-nominated writer and performer from Louisiana by way of Chicago.

[02/19/20 - 08:00 AM]
"Ben 10 vs. The Universe" Blasts Off Globally This Fall on Cartoon Network
The movie is the first for the newest iteration of "Ben 10," which debuted around the world in 2016.

[02/19/20 - 06:22 AM]
Nickelodeon Renews Some of Its Biggest Franchises and Hit Series for the 2020-21 Season
"Are You Afraid of the Dark," "All That" and "Top Elf" are among the eight newly extended series.

[02/19/20 - 06:21 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces Voice Cast for "Kamp Koral: Spongebob's Under Years," First-Ever "Spongebob Squarepants" Spinoff
Premiering this July, the CG-animated prequel stars Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown, Carolyn Lawrence and Mr. Lawrence, all of whom are reprising their iconic roles in this new series.