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[03/07/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 7
Updates include: Laverne Cox to play ABC's "The Trustee"; Patricia Clarkson boards "Sharp Objects" at HBO; and Tim DeKay, Zachary Knighton tapped for FOX's "Linda from HR."

[03/07/17 - 04:03 PM]
"This Is Us" Heads a List of 12 NBC Series That Are More Than Doubling in Rating This Season Going from L+SD to L+35 Linear & Non-Linear
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[03/07/17 - 01:30 PM]
The CW Picks Up Freshman Drama "Riverdale" with Early Renewal for 2017-18 Season
In the few weeks since its premiere, the buzzy drama has quickly become one of The CW's most streamed shows on the network's digital platforms, including The CW app and CWTV.com.

[03/07/17 - 12:51 PM]
Leading True Crime Network Investigation Discovery Explores the Controversial and Tragic Case "Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery"
In a special three-night television event beginning Sunday, April 9, ID rips opens the explosive case to reexamine the key players, puzzling actions and questionable motives behind one of the most captivating and controversial cases of all-time.

[03/07/17 - 11:54 AM]
Turner and Warner Bros. Announce New Domestic Premium Streaming Service Featuring the World's Greatest Collection of Animation in One Exclusive Destination
This will be the first time the two companies have offered the massive Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM animation library of over 5,000 titles on a streaming platform.

[03/07/17 - 11:03 AM]
Alex Rodriguez Joins FOX Sports - Three-Time MVP Adds Game Analyst, Feature Reporter to Studio Analyst Duties in 2017
"Bringing Alex back was a priority of ours and we are fortunate to have him as a key contributor to our baseball coverage," said John Entz.

[03/07/17 - 10:48 AM]
"Time and Punishment: A Town Hall Discussion with JAY Z and Harvey Weinstein" Airs Live on Spike TV on Wednesday, March 8 at 9:00pm ET
The special will air live from New York City leading into the second episode of the critically-acclaimed and groundbreaking series "TIME: The Kalief Browder Story."

[03/07/17 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Confirms May 6 Debut for "Chris Gethard: Career Suicide"
Adapting his one-man off-Broadway show of the same name, this exclusive presentation is a comedy about depression, alcoholism, suicide and the other funniest parts of life.

[03/07/17 - 09:48 AM]
School Is Back In Session! Season Two of "Idiotsitter" Premieres Thursday, April 6 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
The show's sophomore run was previously scheduled to kick off on Thursday, March 23.

[03/07/17 - 09:46 AM]
Kellie Martin Stars in "Hailey Dean Mystery: Deadly Estate" Premiering Sunday, April 9
The "Hailey Dean Mysteries" are based on characters from Nancy Grace's New York Times best-selling series of Hailey Dean mystery books.

[03/07/17 - 09:42 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Beams Up Two New Starfleet Crew
Jason Isaacs will star as "Captain Lorca," Captain of the Starship Discovery; while Mary Wiseman will play "Tilly," a Starfleet Academy Cadet in her final year of study.

[03/07/17 - 09:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Off ABC, "The Bachelor"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/07/17 - 09:11 AM]
AMC Releases "Better Call Saul" Season Three Key Art
As previously announced, the series returns Monday, April 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/07/17 - 09:09 AM]
Popular Irish Comedian Kevin McGahern Celebrates St Patrick's Day with Premiere of Travel Channel's "Weird America"
McGahern is finally getting his big chance to discover all the gloriously unique things about this nation.

[03/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Ceremony Will Be January 21, 2018
The annual celebration of outstanding performances in film and television will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS.

[03/07/17 - 08:42 AM]
"Rock and a Hard Place," A Powerful Look Inside a Youth Prison Boot Camp, Debuts March 27, Exclusively on HBO
The documentary is a passion project for Dwayne Johnson, who calls it one of the most important films he's been associated with.

[03/07/17 - 08:22 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Expands Fridays with First of 12 Consecutive Two-Hour Episodes
"Dateline NBC" starts a special run of 12 consecutive two-hour Friday night episodes this week, through the end of May.

[03/07/17 - 06:44 AM]
Part I of Mickelson Conversation Matches Highest Overnight Rating Ever for "Feherty" Season Premiere
Golf Channel spins the numbers for Monday, March 6.

[03/07/17 - 06:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel Creates Customized Brackets Around Inaugural Original Special "Meow Madness"
The 64 kitten athletes represent four "brack-cats" of 16 competitors apiece.

[03/06/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 6
Updates include: Noah Wyle is a "Perfect Citizen" for CBS; Jon Cryer is "Losing It" for ABC; and Netflix eyes follow up to "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life."

[03/06/17 - 03:32 PM]
Lifetime's New Docuseries, "Growing Up Super Model" (wt) Begins Production in Los Angeles
The series follows a new group of young star models, some just starting out and some already making waves in the industry, risking it all to live up to their famous household names.

[03/06/17 - 02:00 PM]
Hit Competition Series "Team Ninja Warrior" Moves to USA Network
The Esquire Network series will move to USA on Tuesday nights after "WWE Smackdown" beginning April 18.

[03/06/17 - 12:17 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Trailer for "Disgraced," New Documentary Film Chronicling Murder and Scandal in Big-Time College Basketball
The film will make its anticipated world premiere at the SXSW(R) Film Festival on Sunday, March 12 and its television premiere on Friday, March 31.

[03/06/17 - 10:53 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Winner "Monk," Coming to Programming Lineup Starting March 11
The series will begin to air as part of the network's programming lineup beginning March 11 at 9am EST/PST, with a full day marathon and will then air weekdays from 1-3pm EST/PST beginning Monday, March 13.

[03/06/17 - 10:38 AM]
Viceland Releases First Trailer and Confirms Premiere Date for Original Docuseries "Twiz & Tuck"
"Twiz & Tuck" is an emotional and inspiring story of self-discovery and friendship as two best friends (one who is gender fluid and one who is transgender) embark on the road trip of a lifetime.

[03/06/17 - 10:07 AM]
Set Sail for an Unforgettable Summer with "Fire Island"
"Fire Island" follows a group of young professionals living together in a beachfront share house for the summer as they search for the romance, temptation and thrills that have brought the LGBTQ community to the island for decades.

[03/06/17 - 10:03 AM]
Viewers Can Catch Up On Season One of the Supernatural Hit Series "Preacher" Currently on Demand and Streaming Exclusively on Hulu Beginning Wednesday, April 5th
"Preacher" season two debuts this summer with a genre-bending thrill ride that follows Jesse, Tulip and Cassidy as they embark on a road trip to find God, dealing with issues both worldly and other-worldly along the way.

[03/06/17 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform's Summer Will Be Sizzling with the Return of Hit Series "Shadowhunters," "Stitchers" and "The Fosters," as well as the Premiere of the New Original Series "The Bold Type"
"The Bold Type," inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, reveals a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women's magazine Scarlet.

[03/06/17 - 09:09 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Little Big Shots" Returns on Top for NBC
The Peacock also wins the night among adults 18-49.

[03/06/17 - 09:01 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's No. 1 Series, "The Incredible Dr. Pol," Celebrates 100 Episodes
Dr. Jan Pol, the 75-year-old Dutch veterinarian at the center of it all, is a global sensation thanks to his passion, charm and old-school, no-nonsense approach to animal care.

[03/06/17 - 08:47 AM]
TV One Debuts New True Crime Series, "For My Woman" on Monday, March 20 at 10 pm ET
The show is a spin-off of the network's hit series, "For My Man," which premiered in 2015 and has become a staple on Monday nights alongside "Fatal Attraction."

[03/06/17 - 08:05 AM]
The City Never Sleeps and the Drama Never Ends When "The Real Housewives of New York City" Premieres Wednesday, April 5 at 9PM ET/PT
Bethenny Frankel, Carole Radziwill, Dorinda Medley, Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer and Sonja Morgan are back alongside new housewife Tinsley Mortimer.

[03/06/17 - 08:00 AM]
USA Network Pilot "Unsolved: The Murders of Biggie and Tupac (WT)" Cast the Roles of Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace aka Biggie Smalls
Marcc Rose and Wavyy Jonez have been tapped for said roles.

[03/06/17 - 06:03 AM]
ION Television Original Series, "Saving Hope," Premieres All-New Fifth Season on Tuesday, March 14
The medical drama from ICF Films and Entertainment One (eOne) returns with an 18-episode season.

[03/06/17 - 06:01 AM]
Amazon Greenlights "Le Mans: Racing Is Everything" Exclusively for Prime Video
The limited series will explore what is known as "the Mount Everest of motorsports," the grueling, non-stop 24-hour car race that has taken place annually in Le Mans, France since 1923.

[03/05/17 - 05:01 PM]
Two of Korea's Top Storytellers Unite for "Kingdom" - A New Netflix Original Series
The eight-episode series is set in Korea's medieval Joseon period where a crown prince is sent on a suicide mission to investigate a mysterious outbreak that leads him to a brutal truth that threatens the kingdom.

[03/05/17 - 08:48 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with Championship Boxing
The Eye's special telecast of the Showtime franchise wins the evening among adults 18-49.

[03/05/17 - 08:36 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Scores the Show's Second-Highest Local-Market Rating Since Nov. 12
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, March 4.

[03/05/17 - 12:07 AM]
BBC One and HBO Announce Original New Drama Series "Shibden Hall" from Award-Winning Writer Sally Wainwright
Set in West Yorkshire in 1832, "Shibden Hall" is the epic story of the remarkable landowner, Anne Lister.

[03/04/17 - 03:49 PM]
Familia! It's Time to Break Out the Cake - "One Day at a Time" Season 2
Netflix took to Twitter with the news about said renewal this afternoon.

[03/04/17 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share the Demo Crown
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[03/03/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 3
Updates include: Allison Miller to star in ABC's "Salamander"; Peter Fonda to guest on Amazon's "Jack Ryan"; and FOX's "Lucifer" to relocate production to Los Angeles.

[03/03/17 - 02:33 PM]
Viceland Announces New Original Docuseries "Jungletown"
The 10-episode original documentary series premieres Tuesday, March 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/03/17 - 12:20 PM]
Remaining Cast Set for Key Roles in "Marvel's Inhumans" on ABC
Eme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Mike Moh, Sonya Balmores and Ellen Woglom will round out the cast.

[03/03/17 - 12:01 PM]
Critically Acclaimed "Star Wars Rebels" Returns with Its Fourth Season this Fall on Disney XD
The fourth season is scheduled to premiere on Disney XD later this year continuing the thrilling and inspiring galactic adventures of the Ghost crew.

[03/03/17 - 11:07 AM]
Freeform Set to Air the World Premiere of the Ariana Grande and John Legend "Beauty and the Beast" Music Video on Sunday, March 5
"Beauty and the Beast" can be seen in theaters starting on March 17.

[03/03/17 - 10:13 AM]
Tony Winner Jerry Mitchell and Emmy Winner Alex Rudzinski Join NBC's Anticipated Holiday Production of "Bye Bye Birdie Live!"
"It's a joy to work with Jerry Mitchell and Alex Rudzinski again after their incredible partnership on 'Hairspray Live!,' which elevated our live musicals to a new height," said Robert Greenblatt.

[03/03/17 - 09:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Special Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock claims the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/03/17 - 09:09 AM]
Jim Jefferies Brings Inquisitive, International Point of View to Comedy Central in New Weekly Late Night Series
"I'd like to thank Comedy Central for this incredible opportunity," said Jefferies. "It's always been a dream of mine to do a show in this arena and I can't wait for everyone to see what we've got planned."

[03/03/17 - 09:08 AM]
Video: HBO(R) Celebrates Standing as the Best Destination for Theatrical Films by Giving Beloved Saturday Night Feature Intro an Update
The original HBO Feature Presentation intro has undergone several facelifts over the course of HBO's history, while maintaining a legendary status among viewers.







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[08/10/20 - 12:43 PM]
OWN Says Farewell to Hit Megachurch Drama "Greenleaf" with Post-Finale Special
The special will feature "Greenleaf" cast including Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, and Deborah Joy Winans sharing favorite moments from the past five seasons and answering questions from the devoted fans.

[08/10/20 - 11:45 AM]
MotorTrend TV Renews Three Most Watched Series - "Bitchin' Rides," "Iron Resurrection" and "Texas Metal"
Season five of "Iron Resurrection" and season four of "Texas Metal" will premiere in 2021 with season seven of "Bitchin' Rides" scheduled to premiere this fall on MotorTrend TV.

[08/10/20 - 11:01 AM]
"The Dan Patrick Show" to Stream Exclusively on Peacock
Starting August 24, Emmy Award-winning, multiplatform host Dan Patrick will be live on Peacock each weekday from 9:00 a.m. to noon ET.

[08/10/20 - 10:39 AM]
Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. to Develop "Paper Gods" for ABC
Nia Long will star in and executive produce the project, which is based off Goldie Taylor's novel of the same name.

[08/10/20 - 10:35 AM]
Disney Television Studios Will Rebrand Its Three Iconic Studios with New Names, Logos and "Motion End Cards," Starting This Fall
ABC Studios and its subsidiary ABC Signature will merge into one studio entitled ABC Signature; Fox 21 Television Studios will be renamed Touchstone Television; and 20th Century Fox Television will become 20th Television.

[08/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
Award-Winning Director and Producer Ben Hibon to Direct Nickelodeon's Animated Series, "Star Trek: Prodigy"
The CG-animated series, which expands the Star Trek Universe, follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning and salvation.

[08/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films, Rise Films and Apatow Productions in Production on Two-Part Documentary on Legendary Comedian George Carlin
"George Carlin's work becomes more relevant every day," said Apatow. "It is an honor to be given the opportunity to tell the story of his life and work."

[08/10/20 - 09:51 AM]
Peacock Announces Powerhouse Series, All-Star Castings and New Topical Late-Night Block
Among the highlights: the action comedy series "MacGruber" has been picked up to series.

[08/10/20 - 09:42 AM]
Chef Carla Hall Joins Food Network's Talent Roster with New Exclusive Multi-Platform Agreement
"The shows that I've been a part of over the years have been near and dear to my heart, and I'm looking forward to being on both the creative and talent side," said Carla Hall.

[08/10/20 - 09:27 AM]
Hulu Announces Original Film "Books of Blood," Based on Clive Barker's Horror Anthology, Will Premiere on Wednesday, October 7
Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron, Anna Friel, Yul Vazquez, and Freda Foh Shen star in the project.

[08/10/20 - 09:06 AM]
Video: "Magic Camp" - Official Trailer - Disney+
A group of misfit campers help a down-on-his-luck magician rediscover his love of magic in Disney's "Magic Camp," a heartwarming comedy about finding joy and confidence in self-acceptance.

[08/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "All Together Now" - Based on "Sorta Like A Rock Star" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Amber Appleton (Auli'i Cravalho) remains an optimist even when her personal life is far less stable than it appears on the surface.

[08/10/20 - 08:35 AM]
Season Five of HLN's Longest Running Original Series "How It Really Happened with Hill Harper" Premieres Sunday, August 23 with Two-Hour Expose on "The Atlanta Serial Killer"
Also profiled in this six-episode season are enduring and timely stories on Siegfried & Roy, the Boston bombing, the murder of Michael Jordan's father, the mysterious death of rock legend Tom Petty, and the bizarre case of the Yosemite Mountain Murders.

[08/10/20 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Championship Leads CBS to Victory
The Eye once again is sparked to the top spot in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/10/20 - 08:10 AM]
TV One Makes Double-Digit Ratings Gains in Second Quarter
TV One further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.