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[10/29/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 29
Updates include: ABC extends "The Muppets" to 16 episodes; FOX trims midseason drama "Lookinglass" to 11 episodes; and Fox Television Stations clears "The Real" for seasons three and four.

[10/29/15 - 02:30 PM]
ABC Family, ABC Studios and ABC Signature Ink Development Deal with McG's Wonderland Sound & Vision
McG is an executive producer on the ABC Family comedy "Kevin from Work" and upcoming saga series "Shadowhunters."

[10/29/15 - 12:33 PM]
Bravo Media Hops Across the Pond with the Acquisition of "The Real Housewives of Cheshire" Premiering Saturday, November 14 at 12PM ET/PT
The 10-episode series follows the glamorous lives of six ladies who run in Cheshire's most exclusive social circle.

[10/29/15 - 12:02 PM]
"Gold Rush" Dominates Television in Men on Friday Oct. 23
Discovery further spins the numbers for Friday, October 23.

[10/29/15 - 11:38 AM]
HGTV Delivers Best October Ever Among P25-54
HGTV spins the numbers for the month of October to date.

[10/29/15 - 11:11 AM]
WatchESPN Available on the New Apple TV
WatchESPN is available to download from the App Store for Apple TV which can be found on the home screen.

[10/29/15 - 11:00 AM]
"U2: iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Live in Paris," U2's Reinvention of the Rock and Roll Arena Show, and First HBO Special, Debuts Nov. 14
The exclusive presentation will be available on HBO GO and HBO NOW simultaneous to its world premiere on HBO.

[10/29/15 - 10:36 AM]
Oxygen Media Works Overtime with New Docu-Series "Like a Boss" Premiering Tuesday, January 19 at 9 PM ET/PT
Executive produced by Nick Cannon, the series follows four hardworking and motivated assistants as they look to emulate the success of their respective bosses, but know that it in order to get to the top, they must start at the bottom.

[10/29/15 - 10:30 AM]
Joe Earley to Step Down as Chief Operating Officer, Fox Television Group, at the End of the Year
"Over the past 21 years, I've had the great fortune of working alongside some of the most talented and inspiring people in the business, from my co-workers and bosses, to the talent on our shows, both in front of and behind the camera," said Earley.

[10/29/15 - 10:28 AM]
ABC Family Celebrates the Holidays with Disney-Pixar's Beloved Characters During "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas"
The network has a first-class ticket to infinite and beyond and invites you to kick back and relax with an abundance of awesome flicks featuring some of your favorite Disney-Pixar characters.

[10/29/15 - 10:22 AM]
Video: WE tv Releases the First-Look Trailer from Eli Roth and Jason Blum's Demonic New Series "South of Hell" Starring Mena Suvari
All episodes of the series will premiere back-to-back on Friday, November 27 as the suspense and drama unfolds and escalates over seven intense hours.

[10/29/15 - 10:07 AM]
CNBC Delivers Most Watched Night in Network History
CNBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/15 - 09:51 AM]
National Geographic Channel and GE Celebrate Revolutionary New Series "Breakthrough" with Cross-Platform Advance Screening
The debut episode can be seen on NatGeoTV.com and GE Reports, as well as TV-VOD and TVE platforms.

[10/29/15 - 09:39 AM]
FYI's New Original Series "Food Porn" Premieres Thursday, December 3 at 9PM ET
In the series, Michael Chernow sets out to uncover the nation's most mouth-watering dishes and delves into the insanely popular hashtag that has taken the world by storm.

[10/29/15 - 09:32 AM]
IFC.com Relaunches Today with More Video Content, Enhanced Social Media Sharing Capabilities and Integrated TV Everywhere Streaming
The site was redesigned to provide a more seamless and entertaining experience based on how users sample online content, which is increasingly through mobile devices.

[10/29/15 - 09:20 AM]
Esquire Network Premieres a Continuous Lineup of Electrifying New and Returning Series
Said lineup includes such originals as "Spotless," "Knife Fight," "Uncorked" and "Going Deep With David Rees."

[10/29/15 - 09:15 AM]
AMC Greenlights Non-Fiction Series "Ride with Norman Reedus" (WT)
Six one-hour episodes will follow actor and biker-enthusiast Reedus as he takes viewers on a ride on the open road to explore local motorcycle culture and its history and celebrate some of the best and brightest collectors, mechanics and motorcycle craftsmen around the country.

[10/29/15 - 09:06 AM]
CMT to Kick Off New Year with Return of "Party Down South"
CMT is concocting the perfect holiday hangover cure by unleashing a new season of "Party Down South" on January 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/29/15 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Game 2 of the World Series Keeps FOX in Front
Plus: The CW sees a huge week-to-week gain from "Supernatural."

[10/29/15 - 08:07 AM]
Golf Channel Posts Most-Watched October Ever
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the month to date.

[10/29/15 - 08:00 AM]
Two-Game World Series Average Best Since 2010
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 28.

[10/29/15 - 07:57 AM]
HBO Confirms Debut Dates for New Series "Vinyl" and Returning Series "Girls" and "Togetherness"
Look for the former to launch with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, February 14 with the latter duo due the following Sunday, February 21.

[10/29/15 - 07:02 AM]
Dr. Jill Biden to Appear on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on Wednesday, Nov. 4
She will be discussing Heads Up America, an independent campaign that seeks to offer free access for two years of community college.

[10/29/15 - 05:34 AM]
Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato and Walk the Moon to Perform at the "2015 American Music Awards(R)"
They join previously announced host and performer Jennifer Lopez, as well as 5 Seconds of Summer, Selena Gomez, One Direction and Carrie Underwood.

[10/28/15 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 28
Updates include: Netflix renews "Club de Cuervos"; Inbar Lavi to star as Bravo's "My So Called Wife"; and Rupert Grint tapped for potential series at NBC.

[10/28/15 - 04:30 PM]
FOX Orders Full Season of New Comedy "Grandfathered"
Season to date, the series has delivered year-over-year gains, increasing FOX's average in the time period by 70% versus last fall among adults 18-49.

[10/28/15 - 03:17 PM]
Video: "Man Seeking Woman" - Audience: Season Two Teaser
Season two premieres this January only on FXX.

[10/28/15 - 01:38 PM]
Pivot Acquires Two Projects from Inspirational Chef Jamie Oliver
The six-part series "Jamie's Super Food" spotlights some of the healthiest places on the planet and the role that food plays for centenarian populations.

[10/28/15 - 01:34 PM]
Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta's "Shades of Blue" Debuts on NBC Thursday, Jan. 14 at 9 P.M. with Two-Hour Premiere Event
The show will move to its regular 10 p.m. timeslot the following Thursday, Jan. 21.

[10/28/15 - 11:47 AM]
Les Stroud Returns for an All-New Season of "Survivorman" on Science Channel Beginning Nov. 7
The series is an intense survival adventure that demonstrates real survival strategies and tactics while testing the limits of one man's endurance.

[10/28/15 - 11:21 AM]
Destination America Dares You to Watch "Exorcism: Live!" This Friday, October 30 at 9/8c
Just in time for Halloween, the two-hour TV event revisits the legendary house that inspired the scariest movie of all time, The Exorcist.

[10/28/15 - 11:02 AM]
Chris Hardwick to Host and Executive Produce NBC's New Game Show Series "The Wall" from LeBron James' Springhill Entertainment and Glassman Media
This unique network series will feature two-person teams that are bonded together by family, friendship or life experiences.

[10/28/15 - 11:00 AM]
"The 64th Annual Miss Universe(R) Pageant" to Air Live from Las Vegas Sunday, December 20, on FOX
As part of IMG's agreement with FOX to broadcast Miss Universe(R), the network will also have domestic rights to air Miss USA(R).

[10/28/15 - 10:37 AM]
Starz Is in the Ash-Kicking Business - Greenlights Second Season of Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" in Advance of Series Premiere on October 31
Strong fan, affiliate and distributor demand for the highly-anticipated premiere of "Ash vs Evil Dead" has generated the early pickup of the series.

[10/28/15 - 10:09 AM]
truTV to Expand Prime Programming Minutes, Resulting in Lowest Average Commercial Time in All of Television
Beginning in fourth quarter 2016, truTV will extend the amount of programming time during each new hour of original, prime programming by more than 20%, which will catapult the network to the lowest average commercial and promo time in all of television.

[10/28/15 - 10:03 AM]
Travel Channel Explores The World's Wildest TV Programs on New Series "Planet Primetime"
The series will premiere with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, December 1 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/28/15 - 10:03 AM]
One-of-a-Kind Wednesday: Country Superstars Brooks & Dunn and Reba to Hit the Stage for a Must-See Performance on "The 49th Annual CMA Awards"
The talented trio of superstars, and longtime friends, last hit the CMA Awards stage together in 2008 when they performed "Cowgirls Don't Cry."

[10/28/15 - 10:02 AM]
Superstar Carrie Underwood to Headline America's Biggest Celebration of the Year Live from Times Square on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2016"
The ten-time Billboard Music Award winner and eight-time American Music Award winner has spent 38 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and recently celebrated the release of her fifth studio album, "Storyteller."

[10/28/15 - 10:00 AM]
Disney XD Original Movie "Mark & Russell's Wild Ride" to Premiere on Monday, November 23
Joey Bragg and Sean Giambrone star in the project, which will follow a brand new episode of "Gravity Falls."

[10/28/15 - 09:01 AM]
HGTV's Scott Brothers Freshen Up a Family Farm in "Property Brothers at Home on the Ranch"
Premiering Wednesday, November 25, the HGTV series will follow the guys as they overhaul a cattle ranch in only 10 weeks.

[10/28/15 - 08:57 AM]
Electus Partners with Google's Dan Kaufman for New Series "The Future"
The revolutionary new series offers viewers an insider's look at today's cutting-edge technology and paints a captivating picture of how it will shape our lives.

[10/28/15 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens Huge for FOX
Game of 1 the Royals/Mets showdown eclipses the night among adults 18-49.

[10/28/15 - 08:16 AM]
WE tv's Most Anticipated Series, "Growing Up Hip Hop," Premieres Thursday, January 7th, 10pm ET/PT
Angela Simmons, Romeo Miller, Damon "Boogie" Dash, Kristinia DeBarge, TJ Mizell and Egypt Criss are among those featured in the series.

[10/28/15 - 08:01 AM]
Nathan Darrow to Guest-Star on "Gotham" as Victor Fries/The Future Mr. Freeze, Beginning His Arc on Monday, Nov. 30
Darrow will play the recurring role of "Victor Fries," who begins as one of Gotham's preeminent cryogenics engineers.

[10/28/15 - 07:41 AM]
World Series Game 1 Overnight Rating Best Since 2009
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 27.

[10/28/15 - 07:23 AM]
Justin Bieber, Fifth Harmony, DNCE, Flo Rida, Tori Kelly, Walk the Moon and More Join Nick Cannon for 2015 "Nickelodeon HALO Awards," Sunday, Nov. 29, at 7PM (ET/PT)
"There's no better way to begin the holiday season than by celebrating the amazing work of these four teens and our first HALO Hall of Fame recipient Justin Bieber at the Nickelodeon HALO Awards," said Cannon.

[10/28/15 - 05:32 AM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Set to Premiere Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 8/7c
The hour-long series takes a humorous look at Smiley's hectic life as he manages his career, single fatherhood and personal life.

[10/27/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 27
Updates include: HBO rescinds its renewal for "The Brink"; NBC rolls back "Truth Be Told" from 13 to 10 episodes; and Yahoo! presses pause on "long-form scripted content."

[10/27/15 - 07:58 PM]
FOX Sports Statement on World Series Game 1 Power Outage
"Before the start of the bottom of the fourth inning of tonight's World Series Game 1, a rare electronics failure caused both the primary and backup generators inside the FOX Sports production compound to lose power."

[10/27/15 - 05:03 PM]
CBS Gives Full Season Order to "Life in Pieces"
On November 5, the series moves to it new regular time period on Thursdays (8:31-9:01 PM, ET/PT) as part the network's launch of entertainment programming on the night.







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[05/20/22 - 11:30 PM]
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Updates include: Sarah Wayne Callies among latest cast in ABC's "The Company You Keep"; Lupita Nyong'o departs Apple's "Lady in the Lake"; and Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson expected to exit "SNL."

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[05/20/22 - 10:00 AM]
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[05/20/22 - 09:30 AM]
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[05/20/22 - 09:20 AM]
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[05/20/22 - 08:31 AM]
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[05/20/22 - 07:00 AM]
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