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[02/27/15 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 27
Updates include: Tom Ellis set as "Lucifer" at FOX; Terry O'Quinn to lead ABC's "The Adversaries"; and Dave Annable boards "Heart Matters" at NBC.

[02/27/15 - 03:09 PM]
Statement From E! Entertainment Regarding Kelly Osbourne
Osbourne is departing E!s "Fashion Police" to pursue other opportunities.

[02/27/15 - 01:19 PM]
Discovery Channel Tops Cable Prime Time for Men and Ranks in the Top 10 for Women and Persons 6-11 in February
Discovery spins the numbers for the month to date.

[02/27/15 - 01:01 PM]
ABC Family Orders a Fifth Season of Hit Original Comedy Series "Baby Daddy"
The order came just as production has wrapped on the series' fourth season.

[02/27/15 - 12:47 PM]
Discover the Fascinating World of the Ocean's Most Intelligent Creatures in "Dolphins: Spy in the Pod" Airing Saturday, March 7 at 8 PM ET/PT on the Discovery Channel
The hour-long journey will discover the relationships and habits of bottlenose and spinner dolphins, some of the world's most playful, clever and beloved animals.

[02/27/15 - 12:45 PM]
Syfy Will Pay Tribute to Science Fiction Icon Leonard Nimoy with Special Five Hour Programming Salute This Sunday, March 1 from 9AM-2PM
Said lineup includes an episode of the original "Twilight Zone" series; his guest star arc on "Star Trek: The Next Generation," and the final Star Trek original cast movie, "Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country."

[02/27/15 - 11:06 AM]
ABC's "American Crime" Post-Show Podcast Series to Launch Exclusively on PodcastOne
The podcast debuts today with a preview of what to expect in the television series, followed by weekly post-show episodes taking fans through the final episode of the season.

[02/27/15 - 10:23 AM]
Time Period-Winning "The Odd Couple" Retains Solid 90% of Its Premiere Adults 18-49 Rating
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 10:17 AM]
MTV Renews "Are You the One" for Season 3, "The Challenge" for Season 27 and Greenlights Pilots "Girl Code Live" and "Greatest Party Story Ever" to Series
"Girl Code Live" is a live weekly talk show from the popular "Code" franchise; and "Greatest Party Story Ever" is a half-hour weekly that will showcase peoples' most outrageous epic tales.

[02/27/15 - 10:01 AM]
"LEGO(R) Star Wars(TM): Droid Tales," An All-New Series of Event Specials, Acquired by Disney XD
The animated content series consists of five 22-minute episodes that re-tell the Star Wars saga in chronological order from "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace" up through "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi."

[02/27/15 - 09:57 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Orders New Episodes of All Four of Its Popular Tyler Perry Series
"The Haves and the Have Nots," "If Loving You is Wrong," "Love Thy Neighbor" and "For Better or Worse" are all due back.

[02/27/15 - 09:30 AM]
NBC News' Peacock Productions Signs Deal with Exoneree Brian Banks to Develop New Unscripted Series
The unscripted series will investigate one potential case of wrongful conviction.

[02/27/15 - 08:46 AM]
Despite Special Competition from the "Murder" Season Finale, "Blacklist" Grows 6% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins Its 5th Consecutive Thursday Night Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, February 26.

[02/27/15 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "How to Get Away with Murder" Powers Demo Victory for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[02/27/15 - 06:16 AM]
"Transformers Rescue Bots" Are Back! New Episodes Premiere on Discovery Family Channel Starting Saturday, February 28 at 1:30 PM EST
Join Optimus Prime and the rest of the Rescue Bots - Heatwave, Chase, Boulder and Blades - as they team up with the Burns, a family of first responders, to keep peace and safety in the city.

[02/26/15 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 26
Updates include: ABC gives "How to Get Away with Murder" a second season; Danny Pudi to star in NBC's "Strange Calls"; and The CW eyes a joint spin-off of "Arrow" and "The Flash."

[02/26/15 - 03:08 PM]
Robin Roberts to Interview Cleveland Kidnapping Survivors Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus for Their Memoir, "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland"
The one-hour special airs Friday, April 14 at 10:00/9:00c on ABC.

[02/26/15 - 01:41 PM]
ABC's Primetime Grows the Most During the 2015 February Sweep, Winning Monday, Thursday and Friday During the Month in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the February sweeps period.

[02/26/15 - 01:24 PM]
Daytona 500 Bounces Back & Daytona Speedweeks Viewership Up on FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its NASCAR coverage to date this season.

[02/26/15 - 01:05 PM]
The "Supergirl" Cast Adds Two New Members - Chyler Leigh & David Harewood
They'll play Alexandra "Alex" Danvers and Hank Henshaw, respectively.

[02/26/15 - 12:57 PM]
The Dysfunctional Dollanganger Saga Returns to Lifetime(R) with Premieres of Original Movies "If There Be Thorns" on April 5 and "Seeds of Yesterday" on April 12
The film adapt the final two novels in V.C. Andrews' iconic series about the Dollanganger family.

[02/26/15 - 12:33 PM]
ESPN's 20th Season of Major League Soccer
This season's coverage will feature a new consistent "MLS Soccer Sunday" match window: Sundays at 5 p.m. ET.

[02/26/15 - 12:17 PM]
WGN America Unveils Provocative "Salem" Key Art for Season Two
Season two of "Salem" will debut on Sunday, April 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/26/15 - 11:30 AM]
CBS Announces Summer 2015 Slate
Scripted dramas "Under the Dome," "Extant" and "Zoo" are all on tap, as is a new season of "Big Brother."

[02/26/15 - 11:22 AM]
Animal Planet's "Ice Cold Gold" Returns for an Arctic-Cold Season Thursday, March 5, At 10 PM ET/PT
At the beginning of this 12-episode season, the miners are greeted with devastating news: the government sets new restrictions and takes their 13-million-dollar ruby deposit.

[02/26/15 - 10:56 AM]
ABC to Broadcast the Easter Classic Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments" Easter Sunday, April 5
The legendary Cecil B. DeMille film from 1956 was an annual tradition for many families who gathered to watch the story of Moses every Easter.

[02/26/15 - 10:34 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Scores Highest 18-49 and Total Viewers in 11 Months for Week of Feb. 16-20
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 16-20.

[02/26/15 - 10:27 AM]
Starz Casts Riley Keough in Original Anthology Series "The Girlfriend Experience"
She'll play Christine Reade, a law student at the University of Chicago and an intern at a prestigious law firm, who is intrigued when a friend introduces her to the world of transactional relationships.

[02/26/15 - 09:12 AM]
CBS Scores with Night of Reality Premieres
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 25.

[02/26/15 - 09:01 AM]
Rev Run and the Family Serve Up Seconds in Cooking Channel's "Rev Run's Sunday Suppers"
Season two rolls out Wednesday, April 1 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[02/26/15 - 08:50 AM]
"Mysteries of Laura" Equals Its Top 18-49 Rating Since October 1
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 25.

[02/26/15 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Soars to Another High for FOX
The show's 5.3 rating among adults 18-49 eclipses the competition last night.

[02/26/15 - 08:34 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Spikes Over Its Lead-in, Beats "Survivor" and Equals a Season High
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, February 25.

[02/26/15 - 07:50 AM]
ABC Delivers Solid Double-Digit Gains in Late-Night Over the Year-Ago Week
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of February 16-20.

[02/26/15 - 07:01 AM]
CBS Announces "World CSI Day" - A Global Attempt to Break the Guinness World Records(R) Title for World's Largest TV Drama Simulcast
The current record for the largest TV drama simulcast was achieved by the special 50th anniversary episode of "Doctor Who," which was broadcast in 98 countries across six continents in November 2013.

[02/26/15 - 07:00 AM]
New E! Series "Spun Out" Goes Inside the Ultra Sexy, Cutthroat and Nearly Cult-Like World of Spinning
Premiering May 2015, E!'s new hour-long, six episode series, "Spun Out," is a raw and real look inside one of today's hottest, most competitive fitness crazes.

[02/26/15 - 06:00 AM]
NBC Launches First-Ever Digital Talk Show "Beyond A.D." to Serve as a Companion to Upcoming Series "A.D. The Bible Continues"
Hosted by E! News co-host Jason Kennedy, each episode of "Beyond A.D." will be taped weekly before a live audience at the Real Life Church in Southern California.

[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.







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[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 - 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.

[02/19/20 - 06:20 AM]
Nickelodeon Sets Premiere Date for Tyler Perry's "Young Dylan"
Executive produced, directed and written by Perry, the series follows a family whose world is turned upside down when their nephew, Young Dylan (Dylan Gilmer), an aspiring hip-hop star, moves in unannounced.

[02/19/20 - 06:19 AM]
Nickelodeon Expands the World of "Henry Danger" With All-New "Danger Force" Spinoff
The new series stars "Ray/Captain Man" (Cooper Barnes) and "Schwoz" (Michael D. Cohen), and introduces four new superheroes-in-training as they team up to fight crime in their town of Swellview.

[02/19/20 - 06:18 AM]
Best-Selling Book Title "Big Nate" Gets Animated in Brand-New Nickelodeon Series
The eponymous 26-episode series follows Nate, a precocious 11-year-old boy, and his best friends as they navigate sixth grade with humor and style.

[02/19/20 - 06:17 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Loud House" Comes to Life in Original Live-Action TV Movie
Casting is currently underway for the feature-length TV movie, which will begin production this summer and is set to premiere in the fourth quarter of this year.

[02/19/20 - 06:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Prepares for Lift-Off with "The Astronauts," First Production with Imagine Kids+Family
Marking Nickelodeon's first production with Imagine Kids+Family, the 10-episode series is currently in production in Vancouver, Canada, with a premiere slated for this summer.

[02/18/20 - 01:56 PM]
BET+ Announces Legal Drama, "Carl Weber's Influence" Premiering on Thursday, February 20
The ensemble cast include Roger Guenveur Smith, Deborah Cox, Kellita Smith, Todd Anthony, Drew Sidora, Gary Dourdan and Columbus Short.

[02/18/20 - 01:44 PM]
Josh Hartnett Joins Cast of "Die Hart" on Quibi
Hartnett, playing a fictionalized version of himself, is a former alum of the action school who has returned to participate in Kevin's training.

[02/18/20 - 01:18 PM]
Oxygen's True Crime Investigative Series "Cold Justice" Is Back with Eight New Episodes and Five Arrests Beginning Saturday, March 14 at 6 PM ET/PT
Working alongside local law enforcement from across the country, the "Cold Justice" team has successfully helped bring about 20 convictions and 45 arrests, five of the arrests which will be seen in this upcoming batch of new episodes.

[02/18/20 - 01:17 PM]
Showtime(R) to Develop Horror-Comedy "The Auteur" Starring Academy Award(R) Nominee Jude Law and Executive Produced and Directed by Oscar(R) Winner Taika Waititi
The project is based on the graphic novel by Rick Spears, James Callahan and Luigi Anderson.

[02/18/20 - 01:13 PM]
Netflix Announces "Tiger King," A New Docuseries from the Executive Producer of "Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened"
The project details the story of Joe Exotic, a gun-toting polygamist who presides over an Oklahoma animal park - and the murder-for-hire plot that led to his arrest.

[02/18/20 - 12:30 PM]
Netflix Announces "Painkiller", A Gripping New Drama About America's Opioid Crisis from Executive Producer Eric Newman
Peter Berg will direct all eight episodes of the limited series.

[02/18/20 - 11:31 AM]
BET+ Announces Second Season Pick-Up of Will Packer's Hit Comedy "Bigger"
"I'm so proud of this show! And I can't wait for new audiences to follow the shenanigans of this wild and crazy group of Black 30-somethings. Buckle up for Season 2," said Will Packer.