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[10/22/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 22
Updates include: ABC passes on second season of "The Whispers"; Dan Sterling brings "Citizen Floyd" to FOX; and Heather Mitchell to bring "Romeo & Juliet" sequel to ABC.

[10/22/15 - 04:41 PM]
World Long Drive Championship Delivers Record Ratings for Golf Channel
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 21.

[10/22/15 - 03:09 PM]
Esquire Network Scores Most-Watched Primetime, Total Day and Telecast Ever with "Back to the Future" Marathon
Esquire Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 21.

[10/22/15 - 03:07 PM]
Democratic Presidential Front-Runner Hillary Clinton Will Be a Guest on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Thursday, November 5
This will be Senator Clinton's first appearance on "Kimmel" since announcing her run for the Presidency.

[10/22/15 - 03:03 PM]
"Grease: Live" Casting News - Mario Lopez to Play Vince Fontaine
The telecast will reintroduce and reimagine some of the show's most memorable moments, great music and timeless love story to an entirely new generation.

[10/22/15 - 03:02 PM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Recruits Kurtwood Smith
Smith will play Vernon Masters, a veteran of the War Department with a keen understanding of how to work the system.

[10/22/15 - 03:00 PM]
"TV's Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center for Media Special" Set to Air Monday, December 7, on FOX
The two-hour special will honor the 40 most iconic, beloved and groundbreaking animated stars who have influenced generations of fans, created new dictionary entries, broken down barriers with irreverent social commentary and, most importantly, made us laugh.

[10/22/15 - 02:03 PM]
Showtime(R) Releases Season Six Key Art and First Teaser for Hit Comedy "Shameless"
This season, the Gallaghers are hitting a new groove as major changes attempt to pull the tight-knit clan apart.

[10/22/15 - 01:04 PM]
"The Great Christmas Light Fight" Returns for a Third Joyous Season with New Judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak and a Special Episode Where Neighborhoods Compete
The series features families and neighborhoods from across America decorating their homes to the extreme for Christmas with a total of $300,000 in prizes ($50,000 per episode) up for grabs.

[10/22/15 - 11:54 AM]
"Family Time" Viewership Grows for Third Consecutive Week, Season Three Episode Three Premiere Telecast Becomes Show's Most-Watched Episode to Date
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 20.

[10/22/15 - 11:00 AM]
ESPN/ABC College Football Week 7: ESPN's Third-Best Regular Season College Football Saturday
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 17.

[10/22/15 - 10:44 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Defeats "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" by Largest Margins to Date
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 12-16.

[10/22/15 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Master of None" - Main Trailer - Netflix
Meet Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old actor in New York who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat, much less the pathway for the rest of his life.

[10/22/15 - 10:12 AM]
Nikki M. James Joins the Cast of "BrainDead" on CBS
James will play Rochelle, a medical resident whose father died as the result of a mysterious infection.

[10/22/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family to Feature Pop Superstar Demi Lovato During "13 Nights of Halloween" Programming Event
As part of the network's "13 Nights of Halloween" programming event, ABC Family will air exclusive interstitials from Monday, October 26 - Friday, October 30 featuring Demi and her new hit single, "Confident."

[10/22/15 - 09:54 AM]
Video: New Promos for "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" - Premiering This February on FX
Get your first look at John Travolta as Robert Shapiro.

[10/22/15 - 09:49 AM]
Elizabeth Banks to Host "SNL" on Nov. 14 with Musical Guest Disclosure
Banks can next be seen in the highly anticipated "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2," in theatres November 4.

[10/22/15 - 09:41 AM]
Destination America Assembles All-Star Talent for "Exorcism: Live!," The First-Ever Live Televised Exorcism in US TV History
Actor and media correspondent Chris Jacobs has signed on as host of the two-hour live special.

[10/22/15 - 09:35 AM]
E! Picks Up Groundbreaking Docuseries "I Am Cait" for Season Two to Air in 2016
"I'm looking forward to continuing the conversation," said Caitlyn Jenner.

[10/22/15 - 09:29 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Continues to Score with Highest Viewership in 29 Years Through Week 6
CBS spins the numbers for its NFL coverage to date this season.

[10/22/15 - 09:16 AM]
Animal Planet Launches Hi-Def, Live Pandacam at Zoo Atlanta; Panda-Monium Ensues
The digital experience offers viewers unfiltered views into the lives of several giant pandas: father Yang Yang; mother Lun Lun; and Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the only current pair of giant panda twins in the U.S.

[10/22/15 - 09:06 AM]
CNBC Announces Special Early Premiere of "The Profit" Wednesday, October 28 Following GOP Debate
The first of 13 original episodes, the premiere will then air as originally announced on its regular day and time beginning Tuesday, November 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/22/15 - 09:04 AM]
Kelsey Nixon Returns to Cooking Channel with New Series "Kelsey's Homemade"
As a small town girl living in the big city, Kelsey invites viewers to come along over the course of the six half-hour episodes as she is inspired in her kitchen by the local restaurants, bakeries and markets around town.

[10/22/15 - 09:01 AM]
The Roses Check Back in to Pop's Primetime with the Season Two Premiere of "Schitt's Creek" on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 8:00 PM, ET/PT
The half-hour scripted comedy series will return with two back-to-back new episodes on its season two premiere night.

[10/22/15 - 08:49 AM]
"VH1 Big Music in 2015: You Oughta Know" Event Returns Hosted by Television Personality Mel B
Hozier, Ella Henderson, George Ezra, Tori Kelly, James Bay, Nate Ruess, Rachel Platten, Elle King, Miguel and X Ambassadors are among the featured performers.

[10/22/15 - 08:35 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Empire" Rises in Latest FOX Victory
The network's "Rosewood" likewise is up from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/22/15 - 08:28 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Grows 10% Week to Week
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 21.

[10/22/15 - 08:24 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 on Wednesday in Adults 18-49 by Double Digits Over CBS and NBC
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 21.

[10/22/15 - 08:01 AM]
With Visits by Michael J. Fox and Bernie Sanders, "Kimmel" Scores Its Top Wednesday Telecast with Adults 18-49 in 2 Years
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Wednesday, October 21.

[10/22/15 - 08:01 AM]
A+E Networks and iHeartMedia to Present "Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America" (working title)
The two-hour special event will air across the entire A+E Networks portfolio, including A&E, History, Lifetime, H2, LMN and FYI, as well as on iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations nationwide and the iHeartRadio digital platform.

[10/22/15 - 07:31 AM]
The Browns Are Back When "Alaskan Bush People" Returns to Discovery Channel on November 11 at 9 PM ET/PT
Last season, Billy Brown, his wife Ami and their seven grown children - five boys and two girls - finally settled down, having built their dream home on the remote Chichagof Island, Alaska.

[10/22/15 - 05:32 AM]
"Got Talent" Creator Simon Cowell to Join "America's Got Talent" as Judge
"I am really thrilled to be joining 'America's Got Talent' next season," said Cowell. "What I love about this show is that it's open to absolutely anyone."

[10/22/15 - 05:16 AM]
CMT Casts Joey Lauren Adams as Female Lead in "Still the King"
Starring Billy Ray Cyrus, the scripted comedy kicked off production in Nashville last week and is slated to premiere next year.

[10/22/15 - 02:01 AM]
Record-Breaking Pop Superstar Justin Bieber to Perform at the 2015 MTV EMAS
"I'm excited to share this performance and this new material with my fans around the world," said Bieber. "The EMAs are always a blast. I'm glad to be back and it's going to be fun."

[10/21/15 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 21
Updates include: "Instant Mom" to wrap after three seasons; NBC eyes TV take on "Cruel Intentions"; and Vincent D'Onofrio joins the cast of NBC's "Emerald City."

[10/21/15 - 03:45 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated Actress Laverne Cox Cast as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
The two-hour event is a reimagining of the cult classic, which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution - longer than any other film in history.

[10/21/15 - 03:00 PM]
ABC Family Picks Up Award-Winning Drama "Switched at Birth" for a Fifth Season
The series will reach a milestone 100 episodes in the upcoming run.

[10/21/15 - 01:01 PM]
No Challenge Is Too Big for TLC's "7 Little Johnstons" - All-New Season Premieres Tuesday, November 10th at 10/9c
This season, after a major home renovation Amber, Trent, and their five children - Jonah, Anna, Elizabeth, Alex and Emma - take time to enjoy the summer, but things take a turn when their youngest son may have to undergo a risky surgery.

[10/21/15 - 12:10 PM]
Hulu Announces Season Two Renewal for "Casual"
Lionsgate Television's critically-acclaimed comedy series will return with creator and executive producer Zander Lehmann and executive producers Jason Reitman, Helen Estabrook and Liz Tigelaar.

[10/21/15 - 11:45 AM]
Chiller's Original Movie "The Boy" Premieres Friday, 11/13 at 9PM
A chilling, intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath's growing fascination with death, "The Boy" was an official selection of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival.

[10/21/15 - 11:08 AM]
"MythBusters" Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to Say Goodbye This Winter
After 248 episodes, 2950 experiments, 1050 myths, and 900 explosions, hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will say goodbye to the series this winter.

[10/21/15 - 10:45 AM]
VH1's Roundtable Discussion "LHH: Out in Hip Hop" Ranks #1 Among Women 18-49 in Its Time Period on Monday, October 19 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, October 19.

[10/21/15 - 09:40 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Set to Premiere "Hozier: The Church Tapes" on Friday, November 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
The one-hour program also features Hozier performing an intimate set in front of less than a hundred people at the Other Voices Festival in the legendary St. James Church situated in the spectacular seaside town of Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

[10/21/15 - 09:00 AM]
"Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories" Is Back! New Special Airs November 6th at 11:30PM E/P
The special was created by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, and produced by Abso Lutely.

[10/21/15 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Adults 18-49 Crown
The Peacock holds off second place CBS by one-tenth of a ratings point in the key demographic.

[10/21/15 - 08:10 AM]
Chris Rock Returns to Host the Oscars(R)
Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005.

[10/21/15 - 08:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Opens Its Stadium Doors for "Kitten Bowl III"
TV personality, author and animal advocate Beth Stern returns to host this year's gridiron championship along with play-by-play announcers John Sterling, iconic radio voice of the New York Yankees, and award-winning reporter, sports analyst and commentator Mary Carillo.

[10/21/15 - 06:05 AM]
5 Seconds of Summer, Selena Gomez and Carrie Underwood to Perform at the "2015 American Music Awards(R)"
They join previously announced host and performer Jennifer Lopez.

[10/21/15 - 06:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel and Best Friends Animal Society Join Forces to Stop The Killing of Cats and Dogs in Shelters and Inspire People to Adopt
The network has been named Best Friends' first national media partner and will support the organization's mission to save the lives of shelter pets and spread the word about the millions of wonderful cats and dogs who are waiting to be adopted, and ultimately, "Save Them All."

[10/21/15 - 04:03 AM]
Netflix Debuts "Marvel's Jessica Jones" Key Art
The series will premiere on November 20, 2015 at 12:01am PT in all territories where Netflix is available.







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[01/25/22 - 11:01 AM]
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[01/25/22 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/25/22 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/25/22 - 09:23 AM]
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[01/25/22 - 09:21 AM]
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[01/25/22 - 08:32 AM]
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[01/25/22 - 07:29 AM]
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