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[02/09/18 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 9
Updates include: Andy Ackerman, James Burrows and Gerry Cohen to helm sitcom pilots; "Stranger Things" to resume production in April; and Michael Dinner to direct "L.A. Confidential" for CBS.

[02/09/18 - 06:03 PM]
Video: Watch Team FOX Go for the Win! All-New Episodes of FOX Series Air Beginning Monday, 2/26!
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Ghosted," "Family Guy," "LA to Vegas," "Lethal Weapon," "The Last Man on Earth" and "The Mick" are among the spotlighted series.

[02/09/18 - 01:51 PM]
NBC Olympics' Live Primetime Coverage from PyeongChang Posts Best Thursday Night Primetime Audience on Any Network Since September
NBC further spins the numbers for Thursday, February 8.

[02/09/18 - 10:46 AM]
Video: "Hard Sun" Trailer - Hulu
The full six-episode season launches on Wednesday, March 7.

[02/09/18 - 10:01 AM]
Forty Pint-Sized Home Cooks Vie for an Apron on the Special Two-Hour Season Premiere of "MasterChef Junior" Friday, March 2, on FOX
Only the best 12 female and 12 male junior chef-testants will move forward and earn a white apron.

[02/09/18 - 09:50 AM]
In Celebration of Black History Month Showtime(R) to Premiere "Word Is Bond" on Friday, February 16 at 10 PM ET/PT
Directed by Sacha Jenkins, the film explores the transformative power of lyrics in the world of hip-hop.

[02/09/18 - 09:33 AM]
"Love After Lockup," Fastest-Growing New Cable Series of 2018, Renewed for an Expanded Second Season Weeks Ahead of Season One Finale
The second season is planned for 10 episodes in 2019.

[02/09/18 - 09:00 AM]
History Premieres Docuseries "Frontiersmen" from Executive Producers Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson on March 7 at 9PM ET/PT
"The Men Who Built America: Frontiersmen" spans a formative period of history featuring the first 75 volatile years of the United States.

[02/09/18 - 08:41 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Winter Olympics Open on Top for NBC
As expected, the Peacock takes home top honors by a wide margin in the initial results.

[02/09/18 - 08:32 AM]
"Spring Baking Championship" Returns to Monday Nights in March
Ali Khan hosts the new season of the Food Network series that will test the skills of 10 talented bakers to see who will measure up and impress judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale.

[02/09/18 - 08:00 AM]
Oscars(R) Production Team Brings More Than 90 Years of Oscars Experience
Returning as head writer is Jon Macks, an eight-time Primetime Emmy nominee.

[02/09/18 - 07:57 AM]
Comedy Central Extends Deal With Daniel Tosh For Three Additional Seasons of "Tosh.0"
"Knowing when to move on in show business is highly overrated," said Tosh.

[02/09/18 - 07:04 AM]
HGTV Starts Production on New Season of "Brother vs. Brother: Jonathan vs. Drew"
The new six-episode season is slated to premiere in May.

[02/09/18 - 06:01 AM]
The Special, Highly Anticipated #TGITCrossover Event Set to Air Thursday, March 1, on ABC
Highlights include the introduction of Jaina Lee Ortiz as Andy Herrera from the upcoming "Grey's Anatomy" spin-off "Station 19."

[02/09/18 - 02:49 AM]
"The Defiant Ones" - Award-Winning Music Documentary Series to Premiere on Netflix on March 23, 2018
All four episodes will be available at once to members around the world.

[02/08/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 8
Updates include: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman to reunite on Amazon's "Hanna"; Melissa O'Neil to co-star in ABC's "The Rookie"; and Jennifer Garner to make small screen return in HBO's "Camping."

[02/08/18 - 10:01 PM]
Winner Announced on "The Four: Battle for Stardom"
Season two of "The Four: Battle for Stardom" will premiere this summer on FOX.

[02/08/18 - 03:31 PM]
Video: Watch the First Promo for the All-New Season of the Smash-Hit Game Show "Beat Shazam," Hosted by Jamie Foxx
Season two of "Beat Shazam" premieres this May on FOX.

[02/08/18 - 03:00 PM]
FOX Renews Music Competition Series "The Four: Battle for Stardom" for a Second Season, To Premiere This Summer
The series wraps its freshman run tonight at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.

[02/08/18 - 01:28 PM]
EPIX(R) Dark Comedy "Get Shorty," From MGM Television, Gets Started on Season Two
Felicity Huffman will recur as Clara Dillard, a mothering, high-level special agent for the FBI, described as hippie therapist meets J. Edgar Hoover.

[02/08/18 - 01:14 PM]
Xscape, Ludacris, CeeLo Green, Cameo, Doug E. Fresh, Bow Wow, Keke Wyatt, Anthony Hamilton, Michel'le & More Headline 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Sun. Feb. 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce
This year's event is hosted by Larenz Tate and Erica Ash and the spectacular show includes powerful performances, moving tributes and appearances by many entertainers, politicians, activists, thought leaders and more.

[02/08/18 - 01:08 PM]
E! Returns as Exclusive Multi-Platform Media Partner of New York Fashion Week
This year, E! sets up headquarters at Spring Studios in the heart of Tribeca, bringing viewers an exclusive and inside look at one of the year's biggest fashion events.

[02/08/18 - 12:26 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Celebrates Women's History Month with Two New Premieres
"Epic Warrior Women" and "Cleopatra" are both on tap in the coming weeks.

[02/08/18 - 12:18 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents Two-Part Docu-Series "Aaron Hernandez Uncovered" Premiering Saturday, March 17 at 7PM ET/PT
"Aaron Hernandez Uncovered" is the untold true story of NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez from the viewpoint of those who knew him best.

[02/08/18 - 12:01 PM]
Hit Political Podcast "Pod Save America" Comes to HBO for a Series of Hour-Long Specials
"Pod Save America" is a twice-weekly podcast hosted by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor, former aides to President Obama.

[02/08/18 - 11:18 AM]
New CNN Original Series, "American Dynasties: The Kennedys" and "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," Debut Sunday, March 11
Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Martin Sheen and international actor Liam Neeson serve as narrator on "The Kennedys" and "Pope" respectively.

[02/08/18 - 11:17 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals the Offical Season 2 Trailer of "Hustle & Soul" Premiering Thursday, March 22nd at 10PM ET/PT
In season two, Chef Lawrence Page is back and has big plans to expand the Pink Tea Cup brand, which includes mixing it up with some new additions to his spirited staff.

[02/08/18 - 11:00 AM]
Lisa Harrison Signs First Look Producing Deal with FX Productions
For the past 16 years, Harrison was an agent at WME, focusing on TV scripted packaging and developing comedy talent.

[02/08/18 - 10:40 AM]
Iyanla Vanzant Returns with Dramatic New Episodes of "Iyanla: Fix My Life" Saturday, March 3 at 9PM on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Highlights include a three-part special event, in which Iyanla sits down with the Mitchell brothers, men who were abandoned as children by both of their parents and raised in chaos.

[02/08/18 - 10:40 AM]
Cody Fern Joins "House of Cards" as Series Regular
Robin Wright, Diane Lane, Greg Kinnear, Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Patricia Clarkson, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver also star in the upcoming sixth and final season.

[02/08/18 - 09:31 AM]
"Top Gear" to Premiere March 3 on BBC America
The following day, "Top Gear" will air its second episode in its regular weekly time slot, Sundays at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/08/18 - 09:07 AM]
The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Ceremony Will Be Held Sunday, January 27, 2019
The Silver Anniversary celebration of the previous year's outstanding film and television performances will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS.

[02/08/18 - 09:02 AM]
Season Eight of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" Premieres Saturday, March 24 on Discovery Family
New episodes of the Hasbro Studios' produced animated series will also stream live and on demand on Discovery Family GO, the network's TV Everywhere app.

[02/08/18 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Share Demo Crown
The Eye gets a boost from the launch of "Celebrity Big Brother" among adults 18-49.

[02/08/18 - 07:17 AM]
Production Commences on "The Little Drummer Girl"
The international thriller marks the television debut of visionary film maker Park Chan-wook.

[02/08/18 - 06:17 AM]
Video: "The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale" - Official Trailer & First Guests
The new weekly series launches Sunday, February 18 on Netflix with guest Kevin Hart and appearances by Alison Brie, Mike Colter, Paul Reiser, Jodie Sweetin and Jim Rash.

[02/07/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 7
Updates include: Hart Hanson, Bryan Fuller exit Apple's "Amazing Stories" revival; Kat Coiro, Phillip Noyce and Justin Lin to helm pilots; and Hilary Winston's "25" lands pilot order at CBS.

[02/07/18 - 01:03 PM]
Video: New Promo for VH1's "Teyana & Iman" - New Series Premieres on Monday, March 26 at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
The cable channel's latest original was previously slated to premiere on February 19.

[02/07/18 - 12:56 PM]
"Home Town" Continues to Deliver Strong Live Plus Same Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV spins the numbers for Monday, February 5.

[02/07/18 - 12:00 PM]
Production Has Begun on the "Being Mary Jane" Two-Hour Series Finale Starring Gabrielle Union in Atlanta, GA
Morris Chestnut joins the all-star cast including Michael Ealy, Lisa Vidal, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Richard Brooks, BJ Britt, Raven Goodwin and Nicholas Gonzalez.

[02/07/18 - 11:47 AM]
Travel Channel's "Man v. Food" Posted Double-Digit Ratings Gains on Monday
Travel Channel spins the numbers for Monday, February 5.

[02/07/18 - 10:05 AM]
MTV Announces First Ever Global Premiere with "Jersey Shore Family Vacation"
The series will premiere day and date across Viacom's international network of MTV channels in nearly 180 countries on Thursday, April 5.

[02/07/18 - 09:00 AM]
50 Contestants Take on the Toughest Truck Obstacle Course Ever Built in History(R)'s New Nonfiction Competition Series "Truck Night in America" Premiering on Thursday, March 8 at 10PM ET/PT
With the assistance of four experts, owners will compete for the chance to drive the toughest, most arduous truck obstacle course ever built, and drive away with $10,000 prize.

[02/07/18 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Sparks Another NBC Demo Victory
The Peacock nearly doubles second place CBS among adults 18-49.

[02/07/18 - 08:17 AM]
Discovery Channel Greenlights Production on New Season of Epic Robot Fighting Series "BattleBots"
The series comes from Whalerock Industries, the company behind the revival on ABC.

[02/07/18 - 08:14 AM]
Bravo Media Launches Season Two of "Imposters" on Thursday, April 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Inbar Lavi, Rob Heaps, Parker Young, Marianne Rendón, Brian Benben and Stephen Bishop co-star in the new season.

[02/07/18 - 08:04 AM]
"Trouble No More," Feature-Length Presentation Spotlighting Bob Dylan's "Gospel" Period, Debuts Feb. 26 on Cinemax
The film debuted at the 2017 New York Film Festival.

[02/07/18 - 08:02 AM]
CBS Orders New Global Talent Competition "The World's Best"
The series is a first-of-its-kind global talent competition that features acts from every genre imaginable, from every corner of the planet.

[02/07/18 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Launches Trailer for "Marvel's Jessica Jones"
The series returns for a second season on International Women's Day, March 8, 2018 on Netflix.

[02/07/18 - 07:13 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop Vegas" Returns with More Winning Home Renos on Thursday, March 15
High-stakes house flips, dilapidated properties and major design overhauls are just a few of the challenges that expert home renovators Bristol and Aubrey Marunde will tackle in the show's sophomore season.







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[02/21/20 - 04:01 PM]
ABC to Feature a Night of Viewer-Favorite Episodes with a "Modern Marathon," Wednesday, March 11
Said stunt comes as the series approaches its final episode on Wednesday, April 8.

[02/21/20 - 03:30 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the 2020 Presidential Election, "Super Tuesday: Your Voice Your Vote 2020," on Super Tuesday, March 3
ABC News Live will provide streaming coverage beginning with "ABC News Live Prime" at 7:00 p.m. EST with anchor Linsey Davis.

[02/21/20 - 03:05 PM]
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The six-episode hybrid alternative-scripted series sees everyday Americans sit down with Helms and Park to share their most extraordinary and unbelievably true stories for the first time.

[02/21/20 - 02:40 PM]
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Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera comedy, the formats will inform one another as we imagine what happens when the sitcom wife escapes her confines and takes the lead in her own life.

[02/21/20 - 02:01 PM]
The "Friends" Cast Set to Reunite for Exclusive HBO Max Special
The unscripted cast reunion special, along with all 236 episodes of the Emmy(R)-winning series, will be available to subscribers at the launch of HBO Max.

[02/21/20 - 01:06 PM]
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The half-hour dramedy centers around the Chair of an English department at a major university.

[02/21/20 - 12:09 PM]
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Inspired by true events, the film follows Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Allison Janney) who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge of the nation's top spot, spurring record college admissions and soaring property values.

[02/21/20 - 12:01 PM]
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Series Premiere Delivers Strong Performance for HGTV on Sunday, Feb. 16
HGTV further spins the numbers for Sunday, February 16.

[02/21/20 - 10:02 AM]
"The Bachelor"'s Chris Harrison to Serve as Host of "Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" with ESPN's Sage Steele to Co-Host
"Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour televised event on Wednesday, March 4 on ABC.

[02/21/20 - 09:54 AM]
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Inspired by the original viral short created by Towner and John Harvatine IV, the cars set the stage with an immense amount of attitude and personality in this dialogue-free grindhouse action series.

[02/21/20 - 09:32 AM]
ABC News' Prime-Time Special "Shark Tank: Greatest of All Time" Airs Wednesday, Feb. 26
The one-hour special from ABC News reports on the most successful products, unforgettable pitches and clever entrepreneurs to appear over the years.

[02/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
The Risks Associated with Vaping Among Youth Are Presented in a Storyline of the Hit Series "Raven's Home," Premiering Sunday, March 1, on Disney Channel
In the episode "What About Your Friends," Booker's new friends pressure him to try vaping, but he turns them down and warns them about the dangers.

[02/21/20 - 09:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Grey's Anatomy" Lead Demo Pack
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS remains the most-watched network overall.

[02/21/20 - 09:27 AM]
"Yellowstone" Co-Creator Taylor Sheridan Signs Overall Production and Development Deal with ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Brands
Sheridan's deal covers multiple projects across Chris McCarthy's portfolio, including projects for the newly created Entertainment & Youth Studios.

[02/21/20 - 07:59 AM]
Kevin Reilly Realigns Content Acquisitions Team Under Michael Quigley
"Michael and his team have the breadth and depth of experience required in today's competitive marketplace to both land defining content and rewrite our rules for how content will move through all exhibition windows going forward," said Reilly.