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[08/12/15 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 12
Updates include: Alfonso Herrera named male lead in FOX's "Urban Cowboy"; Michael Bolton to star in "Housesitters" for ABC; and HBO is in "very preliminary conversations" for a "Deadwood" movie.

[08/12/15 - 11:00 PM]
NBC Summer Hit "Last Comic Standing" Reduces Field to 41 as Competition Heats Up
The season finale, where the final five comics will compete for the grand prize, airs September 9.

[08/12/15 - 05:09 PM]
Video: Trailers from USA Network's "Playing House" and "Donny!"
Check out the latest teases for USA's original comedies.

[08/12/15 - 04:02 PM]
"Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta's" Rasheeda Frost to Guest-Star on New FOX Drama "Rosewood"
Frost is scheduled to first appear on the series in October.

[08/12/15 - 03:15 PM]
ABC & ESPN 2015-16 NBA Schedule
ABC and ESPN will combine to televise 90 games during the 2015-16 NBA regular-season, all of which are either exclusive or full-national telecasts.

[08/12/15 - 02:59 PM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Big 'A' Reveal Surges to 2-Year Ratings Highs, Dominating Twitter
ABC Family spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 11.

[08/12/15 - 02:39 PM]
Brit Morgan Cast as "Supergirl's" Newest Adversary
Morgan will star as Leslie Willis, described as a confident, abrasive, funny shock-jock who works for CatCo Media.

[08/12/15 - 02:10 PM]
TLC's "Sister Wives" Deal with Divorce, A New Marriage, A Rocky Road to Adoption and a Baby on the Way
The season premiere airs on Sunday, September 13 at 9:00/8:00c followed by the "Best of Sister Wives Tell All" special airing at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/12/15 - 12:49 PM]
Taya Kyle, Kevin O'Leary and Amy Purdy Join Celebrity Judging Panel for the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
They join previously announced judge and country star Brett Eldredge.

[08/12/15 - 12:04 PM]
Colin Cowherd Joins FOX Sports and Premiere Networks
Cowherd is set to host a three-hour sports talk program titled "The Herd" beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8 airing simultaneously on FOX Sports 1 and the FOX Sports Radio Network.

[08/12/15 - 11:57 AM]
"The Expanse" Blasts Off with a Two-Night Premiere Monday, December 14 and Tuesday, December 15 at 10PM on Syfy
The epic drama from Alcon TV is based on the international best-selling book series of the same name and will regularly air on Tuesdays at 10PM for the remainder of its 10-episode first season.

[08/12/15 - 11:53 AM]
Syfy Announces Premiere Date for "Childhood's End," The First Ever Adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke's Landmark Novel
This six-hour television event from Syfy and Universal Cable Productions will air over three consecutive nights on Monday, December 14, Tuesday, December 15 and Wednesday, December 16 from 8-10PM (ET/PT).

[08/12/15 - 11:51 AM]
Syfy to Develop Frederik Pohl's Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Novel "Gateway" as Scripted Series
In the project, humanity discovers an asteroid teeming with the long abandoned spaceships of an advanced alien race - the Heechee - setting in motion a gold rush for alien artifacts and technology.

[08/12/15 - 11:36 AM]
"Rick and Morty" Renewed for Third Season of Intergalactic Adventures
"It's an honor to see 'Rick and Morty' join the exclusive club of shows with over nineteen episodes," said co-creator and executive producer Dan Harmon.

[08/12/15 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Sports Group Presents Live Primetime Coverage of the 2015 P&G Gymnastics Championships This Sat., Aug. 16
The P&G Gymnastics Championships determine the U.S. champions and the U.S. national team.

[08/12/15 - 11:29 AM]
Discovery Channel's "Alaskan Bush People" Is TV's #1 Prime Telecast in Men and Earns Its Best Special Yet in Persons and Men
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, August 7.

[08/12/15 - 11:13 AM]
TV One's "HelloBeautiful Interludes Live: Jill Scott" Premieres Friday, August 21, 10 P.M. ET
The one-hour special treats viewers to an interview and an exciting performance featuring selections from her latest album WOMAN taped at the iconic Fillmore Theatre, just outside Washington, D.C.

[08/12/15 - 11:12 AM]
On World Elephant Day, National Geographic Channel Announces Relaunch of Award-Winning Documentary Series "Explorer" with Gripping Special Investigation Into Africa's Illegal Ivory Trade
The series opener, "Explorer: Warlords of Ivory," premieres Sunday, August 30 at 8:00/7:00c, taking an in-depth look at the devastating effects of the global illegal ivory trade.

[08/12/15 - 11:04 AM]
"Doctor Who" New Season Trailer and Poster Art Released Today
Having the time of their lives, the Doctor and Clara embark on reckless adventures in all of space and time in the new season starting Saturday, September 19.

[08/12/15 - 10:27 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Wraps Up Summer with an Epic Three Part Reunion Beginning Tuesday, August 18 at 9PM ET/PT
Following the three-part reunion, the network will air a "Secrets Revealed" special on Thursday, September 3 with never-before-seen footage from season seven.

[08/12/15 - 09:04 AM]
Ryan Seacrest Named Late Night Host for NBC's Rio Olympics Coverage
Seacrest served as a correspondent for NBC's coverage of the 2012 London Games, which was the most-watched television event in U.S. history with more than 217 million viewers.

[08/12/15 - 09:00 AM]
Grammy Award-Nominated Artists Flo Rida and Robin Thicke and Breakout Artist Rachel Platten Set to Perform on "Teen Choice 2015" Sunday, August 16, Live on FOX
In addition, breakout pop artist Rachel Platten will perform her summer hit, "Fight Song."

[08/12/15 - 09:00 AM]
AMC Announces "The Walking Dead" Fan Premiere Sweepstakes
This ultimate fan experience will include an advance screening of the extended season six premiere episode, two days prior to air, followed by a panel with 18 cast members.

[08/12/15 - 08:56 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Matches Its Series High in 18-49, Jumps 36% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 11.

[08/12/15 - 08:34 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Rises in Latest Victory for NBC
The Peacock wins the night among both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/12/15 - 08:00 AM]
USA Network Announcements - The Epic Drama "Colony" Will Premiere on Thursday, January 14
Plus: fall premiere dates for "Satisfaction," "Chrisley Knows Best" and "Donny!"

[08/12/15 - 06:31 AM]
The Ever-Enchanting Catherine Bell Starts Production with Bailee Madison and James Denton on "Good Witch" Season Two, Hallmark Channel's #1 Primetime Original Series
In a Halloween treat for viewers, Hallmark Channel will premiere the first two hours of Season Two in a Special Sneak Peek Preview, airing October 2015.

[08/12/15 - 06:31 AM]
Disney's "The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar," Starring Rob Lowe, Gabrielle Union and James Earl Jones, to Premiere in November on Disney Channel
The movie is a precursor to "The Lion Guard" television series, premiering in early 2016 on Disney Channels and Disney Junior channels around the globe.

[08/11/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 11
Updates include: Showtime passes on fifth season of "Web Therapy"; The CW developing trio of projects based on features; and Michael Vartan cast in E!'s "The Arrangement."

[08/11/15 - 02:20 PM]
Matt Ryan to Appear as Constantine in an Upcoming Episode of "Arrow" This Season
Ryan posted a video to his Twitter page about said news.

[08/11/15 - 02:19 PM]
First Look at Jay Garrick on "The Flash"
Check out Teddy Sears as Jay, paying special homage to the iconic comic book cover, "Flash of Two Worlds!"

[08/11/15 - 02:11 PM]
The CW Orders New Cycles of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "Penn & Teller: Fool Us"
The new episodes will debut in 2016.

[08/11/15 - 02:10 PM]
"Crazy Talk," Hosted by Tanisha Thomas and Ben Aaron, Premieres in National Syndication on Monday, September 14
Thomas and Aaron will inject their raw and hilarious banter into the absurd, ridiculous, and most watched TV clips that viewers can't resist watching.

[08/11/15 - 02:00 PM]
TV Land Gives Series Order to Innovative New Comedy "Lopez" Starring Acclaimed Actor and Comedian George Lopez
The half hour single camera serialized comedy has a 12 episode order and will premiere in 2016.

[08/11/15 - 01:45 PM]
Britney Spears to Appear on "Jane the Virgin"
"We are so thrilled that Rogelio's "nemesis" -- Britney Spears -- has agreed to appear on "Jane The Virgin" in episode 205," said Jennie Snyder Urman.

[08/11/15 - 01:08 PM]
The World Premiere of "Natasha Leggero: Live at Bimbo's" Debuts on August 22 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central
For fans that can't wait for Leggero's new material, the special will be available on August 17 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.

[08/11/15 - 12:42 PM]
NBC's Vikings-Steelers NFL/Hall of Fame Game Is Most-Watched NFL Preseason Game in 5 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 9.

[08/11/15 - 12:31 PM]
FOX NFL Broadcast Teams Set for 21st Season
The revamped lineup includes longstanding partnerships, former partners reunited, a mix of new voices and established personalities joining new teams.

[08/11/15 - 12:18 PM]
The "Cake Boss" Is Back on TLC
The new season will kick off with a live two-hour event on Tuesday, September 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/11/15 - 11:47 AM]
"48 Hours: The Ultimatum" Is Saturday's #1 Program with Adults 25-54 and Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, August 8.

[08/11/15 - 11:46 AM]
TNT Re-Enlists "The Last Ship" for Third Season
The network has ordered 13 episodes for the third season, which is slated to launch next summer.

[08/11/15 - 11:38 AM]
U.S. Record 4.2 Million Tune in to NBC Sports Group's Premier League Opening Weekend Coverage -- Up 25% from '14
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 8 and Sunday, August 9.

[08/11/15 - 11:37 AM]
Showtime(R) to Produce New Documentary "The Spymasters" Airing November 28th at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is billed as a gripping documentary looking inside the workings of the CIA and talking candidly to the men who ran it.

[08/11/15 - 11:36 AM]
Showtime(R) Acquires "Just Kids" - Patti Smith's Best-Selling Memoir About Her Life with Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe to Be a Limited Series
Co-written and produced by Patti Smith and three-time Academy Award(R) nominee John Logan, the memoir will be developed into a limited series, to be produced with Logan's Desert Wolf Productions.

[08/11/15 - 11:35 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces Winter Premiere Date for "Billions" and "Shameless"
Look for both series on Sunday, January 17 beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/11/15 - 11:34 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Life to "I'm Dying Up Here"
From executive producer Jim Carrey, the project will center within L.A.'s celebrated and infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s.

[08/11/15 - 11:33 AM]
Showtime(R) Gives Pilot Order to Coming-of-Age Drama from Lena Waithe and Oscar(R) Winner Common
Produced by Fox 21, the untitled project is a relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story of a young African American male in which just growing up can be a matter of life and death.

[08/11/15 - 11:32 AM]
Showtime Releases New Documentary Slate for Late 2015
Scheduled for this fall are uncensored looks at such fascinating figures as Marlon Brando, Jimi Hendrix, Suge Knight, Barney Frank and Warren Jeffs.

[08/11/15 - 11:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Critically Acclaimed Dramas "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex" for Fourth Seasons
Both series will receive 12 one-hour episodes and will begin production in 2016.

[08/11/15 - 11:30 AM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Chronicle 2015 Campaign of a College Football Powerhouse in "A Season with Notre Dame Football"
The season-long series premieres Tuesday, September 8 at 10:00/9:00c, just three days after Notre Dame's opening-week showdown with the University of Texas Longhorns in South Bend, Indiana.







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[12/13/19 - 11:44 AM]
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The special takes viewers to the "High School Musical" set during filming in 2005, including archived video from the "Zac Cam" behind the scenes as filmed by Zac Efron with Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman, Alyson Reed and Olesya Rulin.

[12/13/19 - 10:06 AM]
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[12/13/19 - 10:03 AM]
Hulu's "Little Fires Everywhere" Premieres March 18th
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[12/13/19 - 09:22 AM]
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[12/13/19 - 09:00 AM]
TBS' "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Visits Hong Kong
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[12/13/19 - 08:22 AM]
MTV Studios and Quibi Tap Keke Palmer to Host "Singled Out"
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[12/13/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Holds Onto Top Spot for FOX
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[12/13/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Dracula" - Teaser - Netflix
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[12/12/19 - 11:15 PM]
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[12/12/19 - 03:15 PM]
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[12/12/19 - 02:11 PM]
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[12/12/19 - 01:50 PM]
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[12/12/19 - 01:01 PM]
IFC's "Brockmire" Swings for the Fences in Its Fourth and Final Season Premiering in March 2020
Returning for the series' final season are Amanda Peet, Tyrel Jackson Williams and Katie Finneran.

[12/12/19 - 12:55 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires David France's "Welcome to Chechnya" Ahead of Its World Premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival
This searing documentary shadows a group of brave activists risking their lives to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ persecution in the repressive and closed Russian republic of Chechnya.

[12/12/19 - 12:38 PM]
Revenge Action Film "Sweet Girl" Adds Cast
In the Netflix film, a devastated husband (Jason Momoa) vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter (Isabela Merced).