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[04/06/17 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 6
Updates include: Brendan Fraser to star in Audience Network's "Condor"; Billie Lourd bound for FX's "American Horror Story"; and Chris Parnell cast in ABC's "Black-ish" spin-off.

[04/06/17 - 01:19 PM]
NBC Adds Original Episode of "Trial & Error" to Thursday, April 13
The extra installment - which replaces "Superstore" at 8:00/7:00c on said night - will pad out its 13-episode run, which concludes the following Tuesday, April 18.

[04/06/17 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Announces 2017 Fan Convention IDCON on May 20 in NYC
All proceeds for IDCON will be donated to New York's Silver Shield Foundation, an organization which provides educational support to families of firefighters and police officers killed in the line of duty.

[04/06/17 - 12:26 PM]
A First in Housewives History - Bravo Media Presents a Four Part "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Reunion on April 16 at 8PM ET/PT
Following the four-part reunion, the network will air a "Secrets Revealed" special on Sunday, May 14.

[04/06/17 - 12:00 PM]
"Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country" to Premiere Sophomore Season on USA Network
The show's second season was originally produced for sibling Esquire Network.

[04/06/17 - 11:40 AM]
E! Announces "People's Choice Awards" Acquisition, Including Popular Long-Running Award Show Celebrating the Best in Pop Culture
E! will air the "People's Choice Awards" starting in 2018 with its 44th annual installment to be produced by Wilshire Studios, the team behind E!'s signature "Live from The Red Carpet."

[04/06/17 - 10:59 AM]
"If You're Not In the Obit, Eat Breakfast," A Celebration of Vitality After Age 90 Hosted by Carl Reiner, Debuts June 5, Exclusively on HBO
Tony Bennett, Mel Brooks, Kirk Douglas, Norman Lear, Stan Lee, Jerry Seinfeld, Dick Van Dyke and Betty White are among those featured.

[04/06/17 - 10:30 AM]
Paramount Network Teams Up with Shawn Carter and The Weinstein Company - "Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story"
This is the second partnership between Shawn Carter, The Weinstein Company and Paramount Network/Spike TV and The Cinemart as they teamed up for the critically-acclaimed and influential series, "TIME: The Kalief Browder Story," that concluded last night.

[04/06/17 - 10:14 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" to Hold Open Casting Call at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday, April 29
The "Shark Tank" open casting call will give entrepreneurs the opportunity to complete a one-minute pitch of their idea, product or business to a member of the show's official casting team.

[04/06/17 - 10:00 AM]
Emmy(R)-Winning Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns for Its Ten-Episode Fourth Season April 23 on HBO, Exclusively on HBO
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe(R)-nominated series takes a comic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[04/06/17 - 09:46 AM]
WE tv Announces Cast of "Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta" Coming This Spring
"Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta," premiering this spring, chronicles the perks and perils of being born into Hip Hop royalty in the city that the New York Times called "Hip Hop's center of gravity."

[04/06/17 - 09:10 AM]
Showtime Offers Subscribers the Ability to Download Programming on Mobile Devices and Tablets
"Making our wide variety of Showtime content available to consumers at any time and any place has been a top priority for us," said Tom Christie.

[04/06/17 - 09:09 AM]
Travel Channel Announces April 18 Premiere of Original Special "Yes Man" with Social Media Star Ricky Smith
Smith is currently completing a 50-city tour in 30 days, doing everything from swimming with sharks to competing in an all-night dance marathon and attempting to ride a bucking bronco in a Texas rodeo.

[04/06/17 - 09:04 AM]
Mama June "Reveal" Episode Delivers Season-High Ratings for WE tv
WE tv further spins the numbers for Friday, March 31.

[04/06/17 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Trailer for Amazon's "Catastrophe" Season 3 Now Available
Look for the new season Friday, April 28 on the streaming service.

[04/06/17 - 08:27 AM]
TLC's "Little People, Big World" Returns for a Brand New Season Filled with Babies, Evolving Relationships and New Challenges
Look for new episodes beginning Tuesday, May 2 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/06/17 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Empire" Hold Onto Demo Crown
CBS however is the most-watched broadcaster last night.

[04/06/17 - 08:20 AM]
Award-Winning Actress Janet McTeer Cast in Season Two of the Netflix Original Series, "Marvel's Jessica Jones"
McTeer will play an undisclosed character who will have an enormous impact on Jessica's life.

[04/06/17 - 08:03 AM]
Discovery Channel Unleashes "Epic Week" with Season Premieres, Supersized Episodes and All-New Documentary Special
The annual stunt kicks off Monday, April 10 and wraps on Sunday, April 16 on Discovery Channel.

[04/06/17 - 07:14 AM]
"VH1 Hip Hop Squares" Renewed for Season Two
The series debuted to over 3.2 million viewers across premiere night plays, is the #1 non-sports cable show in its time period with P18-34 and ranked as VH1's highest rated new series in a year.

[04/05/17 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 5
Updates include: Katee Sackhoff, Lance Henriksen to voice Syfy's "The Machine"; Scott Michael Foster, David Hull named regular on The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"; and NBC extends "Will & Grace" revival to 12 episodes.

[04/05/17 - 06:50 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo for the All-New Game Show "Beat Shazam," Hosted by Jamie Foxx
Executive-produced by Mark Burnett and Jeff Apploff, the series pits teams of two against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time.

[04/05/17 - 06:16 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo for FOX's New Dating Show, "Love Connection," Hosted by Andy Cohen
The one-hour series amps up the original hit dating show for today's audiences.

[04/05/17 - 04:02 PM]
Actor and Comedian Adam Devine to Host "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards" Live on Sunday, May 7 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
"I'm so excited to host the 'MTV Movie & TV Awards,'" said Adam Devine. "I have dreamed about it since I was a teenager. It was usually a dry dream, but I would be remiss if I didn't admit that sometimes it was wet."

[04/05/17 - 03:26 PM]
Animal Planet's "Tanked" Returns with Celebrity-Sized Tanks Filled with Fish, Snakes and Turtles Premiering Friday, April 21
Wayde King and Brett Raymer are two of Sin City's most imaginative businessmen and owners of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), one of the country's most successful builders of aquariums.

[04/05/17 - 02:26 PM]
Video: AMC Releases a Sneak Peek Clip from Upcoming Series "Talking with Chris Hardwick"
Elijah Wood is the inaugural guest on the series, launching this Sunday at 11:00/10:00c.

[04/05/17 - 01:01 PM]
"Saints & Sinners" Posts Most-Watched Episode of Season Two, April 2 Premiere Telecast Delivers Nearly Half-a-Million Households
Bounce TV spins the numbers for Sunday, April 2.

[04/05/17 - 12:00 PM]
Britney Spears to Be Recognized with First-Ever Radio Disney Music Awards "Icon" Award
Spears will receive the inaugural award at music's biggest event for families on Saturday, April 29, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

[04/05/17 - 11:58 AM]
Season Five of MTV's Series "Decoded" Starring Franchesca Ramsey Premiered Today
"Decoded" is a weekly series where the fearless Franchesca Ramsey tackles race, pop culture, and other uncomfortable things, in funny and thought-provoking ways.

[04/05/17 - 11:00 AM]
First-Ever "MasterChef Junior" Special to Air Thursday, April 27, on FOX
The one-hour retrospective will feature Gordon Ramsay dishing on some of his favorite moments and favorite meals from the show.

[04/05/17 - 10:19 AM]
Chris Hardwick to Host "The Red Nose Day Special" as NBC Expands Celebration of Red Nose Day to 3-Hour Program Block May 25 with Top Stars
"Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day" and "Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose Day" will join the previously announced one-hour special.

[04/05/17 - 10:14 AM]
2017 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 14 drama projects under consideration for next season.

[04/05/17 - 10:13 AM]
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Delivers a Dramatic Three-Part Reunion Beginning Tuesday, April 11 at 9PM ET/PT
Andy Cohen hosts the emotionally-charged sit-down, as Eileen Davidson, Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, and Lisa Vanderpump, revisit this season's most defining moments.

[04/05/17 - 10:13 AM]
2017 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 12 comedy projects under consideration for next season.

[04/05/17 - 09:40 AM]
Science Channel's New Series "Mysteries of the Abandoned" Premieres Thursday, April 20 at 10PM ET/PT
Science Channel uncovers why some of the world's most advanced architectural achievements were eventually left behind in the all-new series.

[04/05/17 - 09:05 AM]
"Rampage" Jackson-"King Mo" Delivers 1.4 Million Viewers, Peaking with 1.6 Million
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Friday, March 31.

[04/05/17 - 08:29 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Share Top Demo Honors, Edge FOX
The latter network gets a boost from the return of "Prison Break" among adults 18-49.

[04/05/17 - 07:42 AM]
Marcus Lemonis Taps Winner of CNBC's "The Partner"; Network Announces Series Return on Tuesday, June 6
Prior to the June 6 premiere of "The Profit," Lemonis will host a special sneak peek episode on Monday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c, featuring highlights of the upcoming season.

[04/05/17 - 07:12 AM]
WE tv Announces Season Two Renewal for Patti Stanger Series, "Million Dollar Matchmaker"
The unscripted relationship show, which features the incomparable matchmaker as she helps her toughest clients find true love, will return with 10 hour-long episodes to premiere later this year.

[04/05/17 - 07:11 AM]
"Biblical Conspiracies: Jesus Family Tomb?" Premieres April 15 on Science Channel
Dr. Aryeh Shimron, a Canadian-Israeli geo-archaeologist, explores a possible link between the James Ossuary and the controversial "Jesus Family Tomb", discovered in 1980 in Talpiot, a Jerusalem suburb.

[04/05/17 - 07:02 AM]
Gotham Is Back on the Market When Bravo Media's "Million Dollar Listing New York" Returns on Thursday, May 25 at 9PM ET/PT
Real estate vets Fredrik Eklund and Ryan Serhant are joined by a new major player in the market, Steve Gold, who specializes in downtown Manhattan luxury properties and won't take no for an answer.

[04/05/17 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Master of None" Season 2 Trailer + Key Art Are Here!
Dev (Aziz Ansari) returns to New York to take on challenges in his personal and family life, a new career opportunity, and a complex, developing relationship with someone very meaningful to him.

[04/05/17 - 06:56 AM]
Production Begins on Season 2 of SundanceTV's "The A Word"
The series is filming in the Lake District and at Manchester's Space Project in the U.K.

[04/05/17 - 06:31 AM]
"Marvel's New Warriors" Headed to Freeform with Straight-to-Series Order
The network has ordered ten 30-minute episodes slated to debut in 2018.

[04/05/17 - 06:11 AM]
Showtime(R) Service Launches on Sling TV
Starting today, new and existing Sling TV users can add Showtime to their subscriptions for a monthly price of $10, and new subscribers can take advantage of Sling TV's current 7-day free trial at sign-up.

[04/05/17 - 06:00 AM]
IFC Signs "Brockmire" for 2018 Season
Starring Hank Azaria, with Amanda Peet, Tyrel Jackson Williams, and created with Funny Or Die, IFC has ordered eight new 30-minute episodes.

[04/05/17 - 12:13 AM]
Blumhouse Launches Independent Television Studio with Investment from ITV Studios
Studio announces two new television series: "The Purge" for both USA and Syfy as well as "Secure and Hold: The Last Days of Roger Ailes" for Showtime.

[04/04/17 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 4
Updates include: FXX cancels "Man Seeking Woman"; Netflix gives third season to "A Series of Unfortunate Events"; and Osric Chau named regular on BBC America's "Dirk Gently."

[04/04/17 - 01:36 PM]
"Invader Zim" Returns to Nickelodeon in All-New Original TV Movie Based on Fan-Favorite Animated Series
The 2D-animated TV movie, produced by Nickelodeon in Burbank, will show the latest and greatest ridiculous attempt at world domination by the universe's worst alien invader ever.

[04/04/17 - 01:30 PM]
Iliza Is Making Her Mark in Late-Night; "Truth & Iliza" to Launch May 2 with Six-Week Run on Freeform and All Freeform Platforms
The show will be centered around a themed question which Iliza will seek to answer using audience interaction, field pieces, commentary and, of course, jokes.







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[04/28/17 - 02:00 PM]
Video: Watch a Behind-the-Scenes First Look at FOX's New Dating Show, "Love Connection," Hosted by Andy Cohen
The unscripted series will now premiere at 9:00/8:00c on Thursday, May 25 following "Beat Shazam."

[04/28/17 - 12:39 PM]
"The President Show" Inaugural Episode Draws Huge Crowd Topping Trump's Actual Inauguration
Comedy Central spins the numbers for Thursday, April 27.

[04/28/17 - 11:25 AM]
WE tv's New Series "Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta" Premieres Thursday, May 25 at 10pm ET/CT
"Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta" features a tight-knit crew of friends who reveal the perks and perils of being born into Hip Hop royalty.

[04/28/17 - 10:43 AM]
Netflix Unveils "FYSee" - A Month-Long Celebration Highlighting the Best of Netflix Series
For the first time, Netflix's FYSee will feature a full month of programming designed to connect industry with the shows, creators and talent they love in wholly new and unusual ways.

[04/28/17 - 10:02 AM]
Paramount Television and Anonymous Content Option Rights to Anne Rice's Best-Selling Series, "The Vampire Chronicles"
Christopher Rice, four-time New York Times Bestselling(R) author and recipient of the Lambda Literary Award, will pen the series and serve as executive producer alongside Anne Rice, and Anonymous Content's David Kanter and Steve Golin.

[04/28/17 - 10:02 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Adds to Its Ranks
Shazad Latif, Rekha Sharma, Kenneth Mitchell, Clare McConnell and Damon Runyan are among the latest additions.

[04/28/17 - 09:55 AM]
British Comedic Legend Tommy Maitland Has Been Announced to Host ABC's Irreverent Talent Competition Show "The Gong Show"
A revolving panel of judges featuring Hollywood's hottest stars praise, critique and gong contestants in one of TV's all-time great variety shows.

[04/28/17 - 09:47 AM]
Showtime(R) Sets Summer Premiere Dates for Hit Series "Ray Donovan" and "Episodes"
Look for the new seasons on August 6 and August 20, respectively, with "Twin Peaks" moving to the 8:00/7:00c slot on August 6.

[04/28/17 - 09:40 AM]
Her Story Continues - "Z: The Beginning of Everything" Is Returning for a Second Season
The streaming service formally announced said renewal this morning.

[04/28/17 - 08:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Inches Past CBS Among Adults 18-49
The Alphabet wins the night in demos while the Eye is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/28/17 - 07:56 AM]
ESPN's Round 1 NFL Draft Telecast Delivers 4.8 Overnight Rating
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, April 27.

[04/28/17 - 07:32 AM]
Universal Pictures' "Fast & Furious" Franchise to Receive Generation Award at the "2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards"
"We are thrilled to celebrate the 'Fast & Furious' franchise and its global contribution to pop culture," said Amy Doyle, General Manager, MTV, VH1 and Logo.

[04/28/17 - 06:00 AM]
"Ellen"'s Coming-Out Episode, "The Puppy Episode: Parts 1 and 2," Streaming Now on the ABC App
This Sunday, April 30, is the 20th anniversary of the historic coming-out episode of the "Ellen" sitcom on ABC.

[04/27/17 - 03:01 PM]
BET Networks Says YES to Comedy Superstars and Music Legends with Original New Scripted, Late Night and Mini-Series
VH1 imports "Hit the Floor" and "The Breaks" will join fellow returning drama "The Quad."

[04/27/17 - 02:03 PM]
SundanceTV Renews Original Non-Fiction Series "Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter"
The upcoming season will be divided into two parts: the first featuring candid roundtable discussions with notables from the television community, and the second, focusing on some of the most talented actors, actresses, directors, writers and producers from the film industry.