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    [tuesday, february 12, 2019]    
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[02/12/19 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 12
Updates include: Hulu sets cast for "Wu-Tang: An American Saga"; Sarah Wayne Callies to co-star in NBC's "Council of Dads"; and ABC orders Jessica Gao's comedy to pilot.

[02/12/19 - 02:39 PM]
Oxygen Media's True Crime Investigative Series "Cold Justice" Is Back for a New Season Beginning Saturday, February 16 at 6 PM ET/PT
Working alongside local law enforcement from across the country, the "Cold Justice" team has successfully helped bring about 38 arrests and 19 convictions.

[02/12/19 - 12:06 PM]
Netflix Orders Holiday-Themed Comedy Series "Merry Happy Whatever" Starring Dennis Quaid
Quaid plays Don Quinn, a strong-willed patriarch who must balance the demands of his complicated family with the stress of the Christmas season when his youngest daughter comes home for the holidays with a new boyfriend.

[02/12/19 - 12:06 PM]
Top Talent Score New Programming Opportunities on HGTV
Christina Anstead, who started out on "Flip or Flop" as a nearly broke house flipper with now ex-husband Tarek El Moussa, will star in her own series, "Christina on the Coast," for HGTV this summer.

[02/12/19 - 11:44 AM]
Carson Daly to Step Away from "Last Call with Carson Daly"
While on "Last Call," Daly was working in three dayparts - morning, primetime and late night.

[02/12/19 - 11:07 AM]
HGTV Orders New Season of Freshman Series "Windy City Rehab" Starring Designer and Real Estate Developer Alison Victoria
A millennial favorite, "Windy City Rehab" stars real estate developer Alison Victoria as she renovates Chicago fixer-uppers.

[02/12/19 - 10:27 AM]
ABC to Host Two-Hour NFL Live Special at 2019 NFL Scouting Combine
In addition to the NFL Network and NFL.com live coverage of on-field drills at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, ABC will broadcast two hours of live on-site coverage during the quarterback and wide receiver drills on Saturday, March 2 at 1 p.m. ET.

[02/12/19 - 10:14 AM]
Discovery Spotlights "Cajun Navy" (w/t) A Group of Ordinary Heroes Putting Their Lives on the Line to Save Their Neighbors
The film follows a group of men and women who, when everyone else flees deadly storms and floodwaters, run towards it and do the work of saving their community and its people from utter destruction.

[02/12/19 - 10:02 AM]
Travel Channel Resurrects "America Unearthed" Hosted by Forensic Geologist Scott Wolter
Travel Channel has acquired the previous three seasons comprising 39 episodes and the network will premiere a fourth season with 10 new one-hour episodes this summer.

[02/12/19 - 10:01 AM]
Award-Winning Journalist Christof Putzel Discovers New Evidence to Explore History's Unsolved Mysteries in New Travel Channel Series "Mission Declassified"
In each of the nine one-hour episodes, Putzel reveals new information from an unsolved case that takes him on a surprising and circuitous adventure into the past.

[02/12/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Catastrophe" Season 4 - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan return for the final season March 15 only on Amazon Prime Video.

[02/12/19 - 10:00 AM]
TV Personality Jack Osbourne and Paranormal Researcher Katrina Weidman Team Up in New Travel Channel Series "Portals to Hell," As They Seek to Uncover What Lies Within Notorious Haunted Locations
In each of the eight hour-long episodes, Osbourne and Weidman dive headfirst into a different historical site, examining unusual incidents while utilizing specialized technology and a network of experts to help document and uncover the truth.

[02/12/19 - 09:36 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces Four-Part Documentary Series "Action" Exploring Legalization of Sports Gambling
The series premieres Sunday, March 24 at 8:00/7:00c on the pay channel.

[02/12/19 - 08:57 AM]
Discovery Announces Live Broadcast from Egypt with Unprecedented Access to Mysterious Archaeological Site
"Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live" (w/t), a special two-hour live event, will premiere Sunday, April 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/12/19 - 08:51 AM]
Gone But Never Forgotten: ID Takes Viewers Inside a Homicide Detective's Photographic Memory in the New Series "Deadly Recall"
The six-episode series premieres on Tuesday, March 5 at 10:00/9:00c only on Investigation Discovery.

[02/12/19 - 08:50 AM]
The Search for the Truth Continues in Investigation Discovery's Three-Hour Special "The Atlanta Child Murders"
Look for said event Saturday, March 23 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[02/12/19 - 08:41 AM]
Discovery Channel Announces New Series with Emmy(R)-Winners Simon Fuller and John Downer Showcasing Life on the "Serengeti"
The six-part series offers unrivaled access to one of the most pristine and unspoiled corners of the African plains.

[02/12/19 - 08:39 AM]
Drag Queens to the Rescue in TLC's New Wedding Special "Drag Me Down the Aisle"
Look for the special on Saturday, March 9 at 9:00/8:00c, following "Say Yes to the Dress."

[02/12/19 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Takes Home Top Spots in Viewers, Demos
The Peacock's "America's Got Talent: The Champions" leads the night in both categories.

[02/12/19 - 06:22 AM]
"Feherty" Returns for Ninth Season, Premiering February 25 with Fred Couples
In addition to Couples, the initial run of guests will feature a trio of young American PGA Tour stars: Bryson DeChambeau, Tony Finau and Brooks Koepka.

[02/12/19 - 12:31 AM]
"Ares" - The First Dutch Netflix Original Series
The cast includes Jade Olieberg, Tobias Kersloot, Lisa Smit, Robin Boissevain and Frieda Barnhard.

[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.







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[02/19/20 - 02:07 PM]
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[02/19/20 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights Bethenny Frankel Business Competition Series "The Big Shot with Bethenny" (wt) from Producer Mark Burnett & MGM Television
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[02/19/20 - 11:31 AM]
Investigation Discovery Examines Questionable Courtroom Convictions in Season Three of "Reasonable Doubt"
With 10 powerful episodes examining whether justice was served, season three returns to Investigation Discovery on Tuesday, March 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights New Relationship Docuseries "Battlefield of Love" Following Active Duty Military Engaged in Long Distance Relationships with Civilians They Have Never Met in Person
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[02/19/20 - 10:02 AM]
Adam McKay Comedy "Don't Look Up", Starring Jennifer Lawrence Lands at Netflix
The film tells the story of two low-level astronomers, who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy planet earth.

[02/19/20 - 10:01 AM]
Spectrum Originals to Premiere Southern Gothic Mystery Series "Paradise Lost" on Monday, April 13
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]
Laurence Fishburne to Host and Narrate New History Franchise "History's Greatest Mysteries" Launching Summer 2020
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]
New HBO Series "We're Here" Debuts Thursday, April 23, Exclusively on HBO
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.