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[01/19/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: HBO's "The Deuce" heading to series; Disney/ABC Domestic Television cancels "FABLife"; and USA picks up "Eyewitness" straight to series.

[01/19/16 - 03:02 PM]
"Kicking & Screaming," New Unscripted Survival Competition Series, To Air in 2016 on FOX
The new, eight-episode competition series teams 10 expert survivalists with pampered partners to face the toughest race of their lives.

[01/19/16 - 02:47 PM]
CBS Offering Stations in the Pacific and Mountain Time Zones the Option of Broadcasting "The 58th Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Live
Stations in the Pacific time zone that air the event live will also rebroadcast the entire awards telecast in primetime immediately following the live presentation.

[01/19/16 - 02:36 PM]
NBC's "Undateable" Set for One-Hour Season Finale on January 29; "Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon" to Take Over Friday Slot
Look for hour-long installments of the latter this Friday and then February 5 going onward.

[01/19/16 - 02:26 PM]
"Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates," The True Story of Muslim Pirates Declaring War Against a Young United States
In the wake of the American Revolution, this is the little-known story of our first war as a young nation, led by its iconic second president.

[01/19/16 - 01:48 PM]
"Billions" Delivers the Biggest Premiere Numbers Ever for a New Showtime Series Across Platforms
Showtime spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/19/16 - 01:48 PM]
Video: "Arrow" - The Fourth Season Continues
Get an extended look at the show's current season, which resumes this Wednesday, January 20.

[01/19/16 - 01:45 PM]
CMT Reveals Complete Cast and First Sneak Peek for "Redneck Island: Battle at the Lake," Premiering January 28 at 10PM ET/PT
The half-veteran, half-rookie cast will duke it out, with plenty of drama in tow, for the $100,000 cash prize and a chance at the winning title.

[01/19/16 - 01:36 PM]
Showtime Re-Airs the Critically Acclaimed Documentary "History of The Eagles" Several Times This Week
Directed by Allison Ellwood, the film features archival material, concert footage and never-before-seen home movies of one of America's most enduring and truly defining bands.

[01/19/16 - 12:40 PM]
Jack Black, Star of Kung Fu Panda 3, Narrates Animal Planet's Conservation Special "Panda Republic"
The two-hour special airs next Tuesday, January 26 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[01/19/16 - 12:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery's #1 Hit Series "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda" Delivers More Than 2 Million Viewers P2+ to Give Network Its Best Telecast Ever
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/19/16 - 12:03 PM]
Freeform's "Shadowhunters" Becomes Network's #2 Series Launch Ever in Adults 18-49 and #1 in Men 18-49
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[01/19/16 - 11:16 AM]
Filmmakers, Grab Your Cameras! Only Two Weeks Left to Enter Nat Geo WILD and Sun Valley Film Festival's "Wild to Inspire" Short Film Competition
The winner will share their experiences through video diaries, photos, social media and more, giving Nat Geo WILD viewers a taste of what it's like to be a Nat Geo WILD filmmaker.

[01/19/16 - 11:03 AM]
Spike TV Renews "Lip Sync Battle" for a Third Season
The new season will tape later this year while a premiere date will be announced in the near future.

[01/19/16 - 11:01 AM]
Spider-Man and the Avengers Return to Disney XD with Adventure-Filled New Seasons
"Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6" premieres Sunday, February 21 followed by "Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution" on Sunday, March 13.

[01/19/16 - 10:58 AM]
Morgan Freeman, Revelations Entertainment and National Geographic Channel Take Viewers on an Ambitious Global Journey to Understand How Faith Has Shaped Our Lives in "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman"
The six-part event premieres Sunday, April 3 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[01/19/16 - 10:52 AM]
AXS TV Acquires Season 3 of the Reality Series "Ex-Wives of Rock," Premiering Wed., Feb. 17 with Back-to-Back Episodes at 9pE and 9:30pE
The series is the outrageous-but-true story of the former loves of some of rock and metal's most notorious icons, as they fight to make a name for themselves, deal with real-life circumstances, and look for new romance.

[01/19/16 - 10:28 AM]
Video: HBO's "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" - Preview
Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald brings her acclaimed portrayal of Billie Holiday in the Broadway smash.

[01/19/16 - 10:19 AM]
AMC Releases Official Key Art for the Second Half of "Comic Book Men" Season Five
In its fifth season, AMC's popular unscripted series "Comic Book Men" takes another dive into geekdom by following the antics in and around master fanboy Kevin Smith's New Jersey comic shop, Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash.

[01/19/16 - 10:11 AM]
Almost 37 Million Watch Seahawks-Panthers Divisional Playoff Game on FOX
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/19/16 - 09:45 AM]
Video: IFC's "Portlandia" and Subaru Get Behind-The-Wheel in Exclusive New Web Series - Available Now on IFC.com
In the four-part series, entitled "Talkative Driver," a chatty car service driver (Fred Armisen) happily discusses his inner-thoughts to increasingly impatient passengers.

[01/19/16 - 09:31 AM]
Jet-Set Around the World with Bravo Media's New Docu-Series "Tour Group" Premiering Tuesday, March 1 at 10PM ET/PT
This luxury travel docu-series follows a diverse and vibrant group of 11 travelers, each searching for the ultimate vacation, as they explore the most exotic and exclusive destinations around the globe.

[01/19/16 - 09:29 AM]
TV One Posts Best Year Ever in 2015
Plus: the network offers a brief overview of its upcoming original programming.

[01/19/16 - 09:21 AM]
Only One Artist Will Be Left Standing When the Ink Dries on the New Season of "Ink Master" Premiering Tuesday, March 1 at 10 PM ET/PT
In addition to new contestants, this season brings back eight of the series' favorite artists from previous seasons to battle it out in permanent ink.

[01/19/16 - 09:12 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Renewed for Additional Seasons
"Kelly and Michael" is a go through the 2019-2020 television season while "Millionaire" is due back on the ABC owned Stations for 2016-2017.

[01/19/16 - 09:04 AM]
Binge the Current Run of The CW's Critically Acclaimed "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" on CWTV.com and Hulu for a Limited Time
New episodes of the series resume Monday, January 25 on the network.

[01/19/16 - 08:55 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops the Demo Race
"Scorpion" paves the way for a victory among adults 18-49 for the Eye.

[01/19/16 - 08:18 AM]
Casey Patterson Named Executive Producer of "2016 MTV Movie Awards"
Her most recent projects include Spike's runaway hit series "Lip Sync Battle," which recently attracted 4.7 million viewers to its season two premiere.

[01/19/16 - 08:00 AM]
"Pee-wee's Big Holiday" Date Announcement
The new film - due on Friday, March 18 on Netflix - stars the beloved fun-loving hero of TV, stage and film, Pee-wee Herman.

[01/19/16 - 07:43 AM]
BBC Show, "Banished," Premieres in the U.S. Exclusively on iTunes Today
The premiere episode is available for free on iTunes for two weeks from launch.

[01/19/16 - 07:39 AM]
Additional Series and Talent Revealed for PaleyFest Los Angeles, March 11-20, 2016 at the Dolby Theatre
New additions include "The Big Bang Theory," "Fear the Walking Dead" and "Supergirl."

[01/19/16 - 07:01 AM]
The Sexiest Swim Show of the Year, "The Victoria's Secret Swim Special," Returns Wednesday, March 9 in CBS
Joining them on the island to perform will be pop superstars Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas.

[01/19/16 - 12:00 AM]
Epix Announces "America Divided", A Provocative New Documentary Series That Examines the Greatest Social Crisis Facing America Today - Inequality
Common, America Ferrera, Zach Galifianakis, Norman Lear, Amy Poehler, Peter Sarsgaard and Jesse Williams are among the featured participants.

[01/18/16 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 18
Updates include: Netflix reportedly eyeing "The Punisher" spin-off from Marvel; HBO's "Westworld" halts production to catch up on scripts; and Miranda Rae Mayo bound for NBC's "Chicago Fire."

[01/18/16 - 10:39 AM]
NBC News-YouTube Democratic Debate Seen by 12.5 Million People
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/18/16 - 10:24 AM]
PBS and National Geographic Channels International Commission Six-Part Series "Genius by Stephen Hawking"
In each episode, a different group of ordinary people will be challenged to think like the greatest scientific minds in history in order to solve some of humanity's most enduring questions.

[01/18/16 - 10:23 AM]
"Hamilton's America" - A Behind-the-Scenes Look At Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway Musical Hamilton
The special will come to "Great Performances" in the fall 2016, and will be a highlight of PBS's Arts programming.

[01/18/16 - 10:22 AM]
PBS and Time Inc. Partner on Two-Part Series "A Year in Space," Featuring Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly
The first installment, which tracks Scott Kelly's mission from training and launch, through his 12 months aboard the International Space Station, right up through his descent and landing is scheduled to air on Wednesday, March 2.

[01/18/16 - 10:21 AM]
PBS Announces "16 for '16" (w.t.)
Produced by OZY Media, a digital magazine that focuses on well-curated news, arts and culture stories, the series will be presented in 16 30-minute weekly episodes leading up to the U.S. presidential election this November.

[01/18/16 - 10:20 AM]
"PBS Election 2016" Offers Comprehensive Look at Candidates and Issues
At the center of this multi-platform initiative is a new strategic partnership with NPR that allows for sharing of news content between the two organizations.

[01/18/16 - 09:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Give Big Boost to CBS
The Eye easily wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/18/16 - 09:01 AM]
Marco Rubio to Appear on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Thursday, Jan. 21
The visit will mark Rubio's first appearance on "The Tonight Show."

[01/18/16 - 08:07 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Broadcast of Pittsburgh-Denver Is Highest-Rated Sunday AFC Divisional Playoff Game in 21 Years
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 17.

[01/18/16 - 07:15 AM]
Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy & Mark Jackson Named NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Team
The new franchise will launch this Saturday, January 23 at 8:30/7:30c when the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James host the Chicago Bulls and Jimmy Butler.

[01/18/16 - 06:43 AM]
FOX Sports & Lead Golf Analyst Greg Norman Part Ways
Both parties have agreed to an amicable separation and will continue to work together to broadcast the Franklin Templeton Shootout, which remains an important part of FOX Sports' golf platform.

[01/17/16 - 08:10 PM]
"Spotlight" Named Best Picture at 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards
Nominated for eight awards, the most of any series, "Fargo" took home four trophies including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series.

[01/17/16 - 03:25 PM]
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" Picked Up for a Third Round
Netflix made the announcement during the show's panel at the TCA Winter Press Tour.

[01/17/16 - 12:01 PM]
"High School Musical" Stars Reunite to Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of the Global Sensation, In Special Telecast Wednesday, January 20 on Disney Channel
The group taped the nostalgic interstitial segments today at a high school gymnasium in suburban Los Angeles.

[01/17/16 - 08:41 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for early 2016 Slate of Original Stand-up Comedy Specials
Hannibal Buress, Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Carr and Theo Von are among the featured talent.

[01/17/16 - 08:40 AM]
Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for 11 Upcoming Comedy, Drama and Kids Series
Plus: "Marvel's Jessica Jones" to return for a second season and casting revealed on the highly-anticipated series "Black Mirror."







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[01/18/20 - 06:18 PM]
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Directed by Alison Ellwood, the series features an intimate portrait of the artists who created a music revolution through a wealth of rare and newly unearthed footage and audio recordings.

[01/18/20 - 06:17 PM]
EPIX Unveils Development Slate
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[01/18/20 - 06:16 PM]
EPIX to Premiere Carnival Films' "Belgravia" on Sunday, April 12
The six-part limited series is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th Century.

[01/18/20 - 03:04 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 02:08 PM]
Oxygen Presents a Two-Hour Documentary "Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project" Premiering Sunday, April 5 at 7PM ET/PT
With 2.2 million men and women behind bars in the United States, more than any other country, Kim Kardashian West is making it her personal mission to address the criminal reform crisis and make an impactful change.

[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
Spectrum Originals Anthology Series "Manhunt: Deadly Games" Produced by Lionsgate Television to Debut February 3
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[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Orders Investigative Doc "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" for 2020 Programming Slate
Other highlights include: five new movies based on V.C. Andrews' Ruby Landry series for the 2020 TV season.

[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Keeps FOX on Top in Demos
The network remains the adults 18-49 champ while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
History(R) Announces "Black Patriots" from Executive Producer and NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Honoring African American Heroes Who Fought on the Frontlines of the Revolutionary War for United States Independence
The one-hour documentary premieres Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Groundbreaking Documentary "Auschwitz Untold" Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
The documentary depicts the chilling story of the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jews by combining newly colorized footage from the Holocaust and rare, first person interviews with survivors.

[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Epic Three-Night Miniseries Event "Washington" Presidents' Day Weekend Beginning Sunday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
The project is narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
National Geographic Builds on Power of Its Diverse Slate with Season Pickups of Franchise Series "Brain Games," "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" and "Life Below Zero"
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[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
National Geographic Unveils the Field Ready Program
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[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Rings in the New Decade and Its 10th Anniversary by Announcing Robust Slate of New Series and Specials
Celebrating its 10th year on the air, the fastest-growing network for animal lovers of all ages celebrates its wild achievements throughout the past decade by announcing its robust 2020 programming slate.

[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day With Two World Premiere Specials: "Born Wild: Earth Day Live" and "Jane Goodall: The Hope"
At National Geographic, the Earth Day celebration will harness the company's full portfolio to make an impactful difference for the planet.