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[04/07/17 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 7
Updates include: TNT passes on "Monsters of God" pilot; Karin Gist set as new showrunner of FOX's "Star"; and Rizwan Manji to recur on USA's "Mr. Robot."

[04/07/17 - 02:58 PM]
"The Walking Dead" Ends Season Seven as the #1 Show for Record Fifth Consecutive Year
AMC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/07/17 - 02:30 PM]
Netflix Orders New Comedy, "Alexa & Katie," to Series
Lead characters are played by Paris Berelc, who stars as Alexa, and newcomer Isabel May, who plays Katie.

[04/07/17 - 12:39 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "I'm Dying Up Here"
The fictional series explores L.A.'s famed '70s stand-up comedy scene.

[04/07/17 - 12:07 PM]
Spike TV, Comedy Central and TV Land to Celebrate the Life of Don Rickles with a Re-Broadcast of "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles" on Sunday, April 9
The special - which includes stand-up performances; short films; pre-taped tributes and personal stories as told by Rickles' closest friends, co-stars and comedians he has influenced -was taped in May 2014.

[04/07/17 - 11:31 AM]
Apolo Ohno, Kelvin Washington, MJ Acosta and Nick Swisher Set as Announcers for Second Season of NBC's "Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge"
Decorated U.S. Winter Olympian Apolo Ohno and ESPN and radio personality Kelvin Washington will deliver the play by play action to audiences as the teams race through the demanding course.

[04/07/17 - 11:17 AM]
"Titanic's Fatal Fire" - Premiering Saturday April 15th at 8PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
The film features photographs from the private collection of the Titanic's Chief Electrical Engineer, John Kempster, that had been stashed away in an attic for over 100 years.

[04/07/17 - 11:05 AM]
A+E Studios Announces Exclusive Overall Deal with "UnREAL" Co-Creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro
Under the pact, Shapiro will continue her duties as writer and executive producer on "UnREAL" while also working closely with the A+E Studios team to develop, create and produce new original programming for the A+E portfolio of networks.

[04/07/17 - 10:04 AM]
Ricky Martin Cast as Antonio D'Amico, Gianni Versace's Longtime Partner, in "Versace: American Crime Story"
Production of "Versace: American Crime Story" is scheduled to begin later this month and air in 2018.

[04/07/17 - 10:02 AM]
CBS Renews "Criminal Minds" for the 2017-2018 Season
The news marks the network's 19th returning series picked up for the 2017-2018 season.

[04/07/17 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy Unveils Spring/Summer Schedule
Highlights include the launch of new drama "Blood Drive" on Wednesday, June 14 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/07/17 - 09:19 AM]
Video: New HBO "It's What Connects Us" Videos Debut Today
In the series of videos, characters join forces to show how their many distinct and diverse voices collectively help create the fun, exciting and unexpected experience viewers anticipate when they turn to HBO.

[04/07/17 - 09:01 AM]
Video: TBS to Premiere "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" Special "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner" on April 29 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT)
Samantha Bee, who has been hailed by The New Yorker as "America's new Comedian-in-Chief," will host the evening's festivities from D.C.'s largest concert hall, DAR Constitution Hall.

[04/07/17 - 08:27 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Back in Front Among Adults 18-49
The Eye also wins the evening with total viewers.

[04/07/17 - 08:12 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Recounts the Devasting Days Following the 2015 Nepal Earthquake in "Nightmare on Everest"
The special shares the exclusive stories of climbers on Mount Everest and hikers in Langtang National Park who survived, recounting their experience with never-before-broadcast footage and interviews.

[04/07/17 - 08:08 AM]
WGN America Posts Best Primetime Month in Network's History
WGN America further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2017.

[04/07/17 - 01:10 AM]
Carey Mulligan to Star in Major New David Hare Thriller "Collateral" for BBC Two
The four-episode series will premiere on BBC Two and is co-produced by The Forge and Netflix.

[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.







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[06/26/17 - 03:06 PM]
Sissy Spacek & Jane Levy Join Hulu's "Castle Rock"
Spacek will play Ruth Deaver, estranged adoptive mother of Henry (Andre Holland), a retired professor whose fading memories may hold a key to Castle Rock's unsettling past.

[06/26/17 - 02:07 PM]
A&E to Premiere Hybrid Live-Action and Animation Docuseries "Akil the Fugitive Hunter" Thursday, July 13
"This series offers a fresh take on true crime storytelling through the lens of a real-life hero working to make his community safer and offering hope for future generations," said Elaine Frontain Bryant.

[06/26/17 - 01:21 PM]
"The Defiant Ones," Four-Part Documentary Event Telling the True Story of Music Legends Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, Debuts July 9 on HBO
Director Allen Hughes filmed Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre with unfettered access over a three-year period.

[06/26/17 - 01:06 PM]
"Fuller House" Returns Friday, September 22!
September 22, 2017 is the 30th anniversary of the original "Full House" premiere.

[06/26/17 - 12:15 PM]
Tuesday Nights Are Brave, Bold and Original with the Fifth Season Premiere of "The Fosters" and Two-Hour Series Premiere of New Original Drama "The Bold Type," on Tuesday, July 11
Both premieres will also be available on the Freeform app and Freeform.com (same date and time).

[06/26/17 - 10:17 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Tiffany Haddish: She Ready! From the Hood to Hollywood"!
In this hour-long special, the Los Angeles native tackles subjects ranging from her early days in foster care and being bullied on the playground to getting revenge on ex-boyfriends and introducing Will and Jada Pinkett Smith to Groupon.

[06/26/17 - 10:07 AM]
MTV Elevates Its Talent Game with New Comedy Series "SafeWord" from the Producers of "Lip Sync Battle"
"SafeWord" will premiere on Thursday, July 13, immediately following a new episode of "Wild 'N Out" and as part of MTV's "Throwdown Thursdays" comedy block.

[06/26/17 - 10:05 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings O-Town, Hillwood, Bikini Bottom, and More to Life at Comic-Con International: San Diego July 20-23, 2017
Nick will showcase its fan-favorite characters and popular shows with one-of-a-kind activations, panels, talent signings and interactive experiences.

[06/26/17 - 08:41 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Game Show Lineup Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet's "Celebrity Family Feud" tops the night among adults 18-49.

[06/26/17 - 08:14 AM]
Hit Comedy Series "Ballers," Starring Dwayne Johnson, Returns for Season Three July 23, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars include Richard Schiff, Steve Guttenberg, Steven Weber, Emayatzy Corinealdi and Serinda Swan.

[06/26/17 - 07:06 AM]
Yo! Spike Lee's New Joint, A Netflix Original Series Premieres on Thanksgiving, November 23, 2017
"She's Gotta Have It" from Academy Award(R) nominated director Spike Lee is a 10-episode contemporary update of Lee's 1986 revolutionary debut film.

[06/26/17 - 07:03 AM]
Nat Geo Releases Free Streaming of Highly Acclaimed Coal Documentary, From the Ashes
Starting today, through July 3, this important and timely film will be available commercial-free and unauthenticated via YouTube, Facebook, Hulu, Amazon, Google Play and VOD and unauthenticated on Natgeotv.com and Nat Geo TV Apps.

[06/26/17 - 07:01 AM]
ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Competition Now Live in the U.S.
Actors 18 and older are encouraged to visit ABCDiscovers.com to enter the contest for the chance to receive a one-year $25,000 talent deal with ABC.

[06/26/17 - 07:00 AM]
This Thursday, Join Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon for a Live, Spontaneous Evening of "Rick and Morty"
It all starts at 9:00/8:00c on AdultSwim.com.

[06/26/17 - 06:16 AM]
Marvel's New Television Series "Marvel's Inhumans" Will Premiere on ABC on Friday, September 29
The legendary comic book series will be brought to life in a way that has never been done before, as a version of the first two episodes will be shown globally in IMAX theatres for a two-week period, beginning September 1.