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[02/25/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 25
Updates include: Andrew J. West to lead "Dead People" at The CW; James Brolin cast in CBS's "Life in Pieces"; and Dougray Scott, Aunjanue Ellis are both bound for ABC's "Quantico."

[02/25/15 - 03:38 PM]
Nickelodeon Continues Format Innovations by Expanding Slate of Daily Scripted Series, With Greenlights for Three New Shows
Plus: the network renews "Every Witch Way" for a fourth season and "Max & Shred" for its second season.

[02/25/15 - 03:37 PM]
Nickelodeon Launches Noggin -- New Mobile Subscription Service for Preschoolers
Available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch starting March 5, the paid service will be ad-free and offered for $5.99 a month.

[02/25/15 - 03:36 PM]
Nickelodeon Brands Partnership Marketing Services Under New Banner - Nickelodeon Inside Out Solutions
The initiative offers branded entertainment and intellectual property alignment opportunities across the network's media platforms, social footprint, consumer products business and on-the-ground marketing experiences.

[02/25/15 - 03:35 PM]
Nickelodeon Showcases Power of Its Ecosystem and Highlights New Content Slate and Upcoming Initiatives for 2015-2016 Season at Annual Upfront Presentation
"The proliferation of platforms and massive amounts of new content are having an unprecedented impact on entertainment, and we are using these opportunities to super-serve our audience with fresh content, new formats and innovative storytelling," said Cyma Zarghami.

[02/25/15 - 02:54 PM]
Video: "American Horror Story: Hotel" - Lady Gaga's Coming to "AHS"
"Mother Monster is one of us..." in the first promo for the franchise's latest installment.

[02/25/15 - 02:01 PM]
Disney Channel to Spin-Off Hit Comedy Series "Jessie"
The yet-to-be-titled spin-off series will be part of Disney Media Sales and Marketing's presentations to clients in the coming week.

[02/25/15 - 11:53 AM]
Video: MTV Releases Trailer for "Teen Mom OG"
The new season, featuring Amber, Catelynn, Farrah and Maci, will premiere on Monday, March 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/25/15 - 11:31 AM]
Rob Stone Named Prime-Time Studio Host for FIFA Women's World Cup(TM) 2015
Stone anchors FOX Sports' studio shows, including pregame, halftime and postgame coverage, and other FIFA Women's World Cup(TM) 2015 related programming throughout the month-long tournament.

[02/25/15 - 11:11 AM]
Series Finale of TNT's "Perception" Set for Tuesday, March 17
Co-creator Ken Biller co-wrote and directed the show's final episode.

[02/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
"Cougar Town" to Air 100th Episode on Tuesday, March 17
In the landmark installment, the gang takes on new personal challenges.

[02/25/15 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Unveils 2015-16 "Fox Writers Intensive" Finalists
FWI also aims to create a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for potential staffing on Fox television, feature film and digital entertainment productions.

[02/25/15 - 10:03 AM]
GSN Premieres New Game Show "Monopoly Millionaires' Club(TM)" Tuesday, March 31
GSN will air new episodes of the series, Tuesday at 8:00 PM ET beginning Tuesday, March 31.

[02/25/15 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Seeks Diverse, Emerging Writers for HBOAccess(TM) Writing Fellowship
At the conclusion of the program, HBO will hold a reception and staged reading for industry professionals where the writers will be introduced to the entertainment industry.

[02/25/15 - 09:37 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the Week's No. 2 Syndie Talker in All Key Measures
Disney/ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 9-13.

[02/25/15 - 09:27 AM]
ESPN 2015 "Sunday Night Baseball" Schedule Update
ESPN announced today its game selections for the July 12 and July 19 editions of "Sunday Night Baseball" presented by Taco Bell.

[02/25/15 - 09:02 AM]
Key Deadlines and Dates for 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Announced
Next year's event will now be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016, rather than the previously announced Sunday, January 31.

[02/25/15 - 08:50 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Big 4 Show of the Night by a 58% Margin, Matching Monday's Advantage
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 24.

[02/25/15 - 08:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Powers NBC to Top Demo Spot
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 by a wide margin.

[02/25/15 - 08:28 AM]
"Fresh Off the Boat" Finishes as Tuesday's No. 1 Comedy for the 3rd Week Running
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 24.

[02/25/15 - 08:07 AM]
HGTV Beats Its Ratings Records with "Best Month Ever" Performance in February
HGTV spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/25/15 - 08:03 AM]
Netflix Expands Its Portfolio of Original and Exclusive TV Series with Five New Shows for Kids of All Ages
"Danger Mouse," "Inspector Gadget," "Some Assembly Required," "Bottersnikes & Gumbles" and "SUPER 4" are all on tap in the coming year and beyond.

[02/25/15 - 07:37 AM]
Travel Channel Renews Eight Popular Series for 2015, Announces April Premiere Dates
The robust schedule will include new seasons from some of the faces of the network like Andrew Zimmern, Anthony Melchiorri, Bert Kreischer and Don Wildman; as well as shows that take our viewers around the world to exotic locales and on exciting adventures.

[02/25/15 - 07:20 AM]
ESPN, ESPN2 and Disney Channel Ranked Top 3 in Perceived Value among Cable Networks
ESPN was also ranked the no. 1 most important network in their cable systems for the 11th straight year - and 14 of the past 15 years.

[02/25/15 - 07:13 AM]
Brides Get the Ultimate Customized Experience in New TLC Series "Bride by Design"
Coming out of the successful pilot that aired last summer, the full first season will include 10 half-hour episodes premiering Friday, March 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/25/15 - 07:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Talent Development & Inclusion Partners with The Second City to Invest in Talent Diversity Programs
The three programs include NBCUniversal Second City Bob Curry Fellowships, NBCUniversal Second City Emerging Voices Scholarship Awards and NBCUniversal Second City Break Out Festival.

[02/25/15 - 06:00 AM]
"True Hollywood Story: Social Media Nightmares" Premieres Tonight Wednesday, February 25th at 10:00PM ET/PT
In this chilling episode of "True Hollywood Story," E! documents several horrific crimes that began on social media and ended in tragedy.

[02/25/15 - 05:01 AM]
"DuckTales," a New Animated Series Based on the Beloved Classic, to Air on Disney XD in 2017
Set to be produced by Disney Television Animation, the new series will again star Disney's enduringly popular characters: Scrooge McDuck, his grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, and Donald Duck.

[02/24/15 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 24
Updates include: Maggie Grace to lead "Code Black" at CBS; Paula Patton to star in ABC's "Runner"; and Laura Regan is the latest cast in FOX's "Minority Report."

[02/24/15 - 03:54 PM]
Showtime 2015 Spring Programming Overview
Highlights include new comedy specials from Jay Mohr, Andrew Dice Clay and Alec Mapa.

[02/24/15 - 03:03 PM]
Disney XD Delivers #2 Month in Prime Ever in Boys 6-11 and Sets February Highs in Total Viewers and Target Demographics
Disney XD spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[02/24/15 - 03:02 PM]
"Outlaw Country: Music from Season One" Soundtrack Rides Into Town Today on iTunes
The album features nine original songs produced by Alien Music.

[02/24/15 - 02:43 PM]
CBS to Encore "Battle Creek," "CSI: Cyber" Premieres on Saturday, March 7
The former bows on Sunday, March 1 while the latter rolls out Wednesday, March 4, both at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/24/15 - 01:50 PM]
"48 Hours: Fall from Grace" Is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10:00 PM with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, February 21.

[02/24/15 - 01:08 PM]
Chris Hemsworth to Host "SNL" March 7 with Musical Guest Zac Brown Band
His next feature-film appearances will be in the highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "In the Heart of the Sea" and "Vacation."

[02/24/15 - 01:05 PM]
History's Hit Drama Series "Vikings" Captures 4.6 Million Total Viewers in Live +3 Delivery
History further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 19.

[02/24/15 - 12:39 PM]
Disney Channel Sweeps Total Day for the 3rd Straight Month Across Target Kids/Tweens; 24-Hour Disney Junior Channel Delivers #2 Month on Record
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[02/24/15 - 12:21 PM]
Turner Broadcasting's Adult Swim Is Basic Cable's #1 Network in Total Day Delivery of Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49
Turner spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[02/24/15 - 12:00 PM]
E!'s Hit Series "Botched" Returns with an All-New Season April 14 at 9:00PM to Take on More Plastic Surgery Disasters
The series will once again change lives and restore hope through remarkable and transformational surgeries.

[02/24/15 - 11:46 AM]
"The Bastard Executioner" Lines Up Its Cast
The Kurt Sutter-penned hour stars Lee Jones, Stephen Moyer, Katey Sagal, Flora Spencer-Longhurst, Kurt Sutter, Sam Spruell, Darren Evans, Danny Sapani, Timothy V. Murphy, Sarah White and Sarah Sweeney.

[02/24/15 - 11:38 AM]
The CW Network Announces New April Premiere Date for New Friday Line-Up
The trio of "Cedric's Barber Battle," "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "The Messengers" will now roll out a week later on April 17.

[02/24/15 - 11:31 AM]
ABC to Air a Primetime Encore of Sunday Night's 10th Annual" Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars," Saturday, February 28
Following his appearance as a presenter at The Oscars across the street, John Travolta was Jimmy's guest for the very first time on Hollywood's biggest night.

[02/24/15 - 11:01 AM]
TLC Ranks #1 in Cable on Tuesday Night with Women
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 17.

[02/24/15 - 10:43 AM]
Hyundai Is Exclusive Auto Sponsor of IFC's "Comedy Crib"
Hyundai is integrated into 12 new webisodes of the popular web series "Sound Advice" starring Vanessa Bayer.

[02/24/15 - 10:24 AM]
FOX's "Empire" Set for Two-Hour Season Finale on Wednesday, March 18
The network's smash hit will wrap its freshman run after 12 episodes.

[02/24/15 - 10:04 AM]
NBC's "Escape," A Dateline Special Presentation, Features Extraordinary Stories of Survival in Three-Part Series
Josh Elliott hosts the stunt, which kicks off Sunday, March 1 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/24/15 - 10:03 AM]
Starz Announces Roster of Recurring and Guest Cast for "Blunt Talk" Starring Patrick Stewart and Executive Produced by Seth MacFarlane and Jonathan Ames
Ed Begley Jr., Mary Holland, Karan Soni and Romany Malco have been cast in recurring roles on the series.

[02/24/15 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Films' "Bessie" Debuts May 16
Queen Latifah stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith, one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and an enduring icon today.

[02/24/15 - 09:49 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents Award-Winning Documentary "Dreamcatcher"
The film is an inspirational portrait of Chicago's Brenda Myers-Powell whose Dreamcatcher Foundation fights to end human trafficking and prevent the sexual exploitation of at-risk youth.

[02/24/15 - 09:10 AM]
TBS Greenlights New Comedy from Jason Jones & Samantha Bee
Jones also stars in the project alongside Natalie Zea, Ashley Gerasinovich and Liam Carroll.







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[12/06/19 - 02:30 PM]
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[12/06/19 - 01:33 PM]
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[12/06/19 - 01:02 PM]
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[12/06/19 - 11:30 AM]
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[12/06/19 - 10:02 AM]
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[12/06/19 - 09:30 AM]
Quibi Greenlights "Reno 911!" Season Seven from Comedy Central Productions
The ensemble comedy was created by and stars Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver and Thomas Lennon, all of whom are attached to write and star in the new season.

[12/06/19 - 09:05 AM]
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[12/06/19 - 09:02 AM]
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[12/06/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Trailer and Official Poster for the Final Season of "Homeland"
As previously announced, the show's swan song kicks off Sunday, February 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/06/19 - 08:15 AM]
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[12/06/19 - 08:12 AM]
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[12/06/19 - 06:02 AM]
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[12/05/19 - 11:32 AM]
"Girl Scout Cookie Championship" Celebrates Nation's Girl Scout Cookie Obsession by Transforming Iconic Treats Into Spectacular Dessert Creations
Alyson Hannigan hosts the Food Network series, premiering Monday, February 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/05/19 - 10:22 AM]
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