[tuesday, march 13, 2018]    
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[03/13/18 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 13
Updates include: Sarah Drew, Michelle Hurd cast as new "Cagney & Lacey" at CBS; Thomas Lennon tapped as FOX's "Dan the Weatherman"; and Dave Annable bound for "The Code," also at CBS.

[03/13/18 - 01:23 PM]
Oxygen Media Seeks the Truth in "Snapped: Notorious - Aileen Wuornos" Premiering Sunday, March 25 from 6PM - 8PM ET/PT
Wuornos was a self-professed "highway prostitute" who rose to infamy when she was arrested for the deaths of several men in central Florida.

[03/13/18 - 12:56 PM]
WGN America Acquires the U.S. Rights to Mystery Limited Series "The Disappearance"
When Henry Sullivan (Peter Coyote) organizes a treasure hunt for his grandson Anthony's (Michael Riendeau) tenth birthday, things take a turn for the worst when Anthony suddenly goes missing.

[03/13/18 - 12:33 PM]
Cinemax Limited Drama Series "Rellik" Debuts April 13
Richard Dormer stars as Gabriel Markham, a relentless U.K. police detective bent on tracking down the serial killer who left him physically and emotionally scarred after an acid attack.

[03/13/18 - 11:30 AM]
ABC Picks Up New Seasons of Hit Alternative Series "AFV," "The Bachelor," "Child Support" and "Dancing with the Stars"
The news broke via a social media "round-robin" between hosts Alfonso Ribeiro (@Alfonso_Ribeiro), Chris Harrison (@ChrisBHarrison), Fred Savage (@TheFredSavage), Tom Bergeron (@Tom_Bergeron) and Erin Andrews (@ErinAndrews).

[03/13/18 - 10:07 AM]
FX Networks Orders Drama Pilot from Alex Garland "Devs"
In "Devs," a young computer engineer, Lily, investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the disappearance of her boyfriend.

[03/13/18 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Announces Season Five of "Power" to Premiere on Sunday, July 1st and an Early Renewal for Season Six
Plus: Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is scheduled to direct the season six premiere episode.

[03/13/18 - 09:40 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Launches New Spinoff of the Landmark Series "Aerial America" with "Aerial Cities"
Each episode reveals fascinating insights in the day and night life of some of America's most famed metropolises: Las Vegas, Chicago, Seattle, Miami, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

[03/13/18 - 09:07 AM]
"Star Trek: Discovery" Boldy Goes to WonderCon in Its First Ever "Visionaries" Panel
Showrunners Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts are on tap for the panel, moderated by co-star Mary Chieffo.

[03/13/18 - 09:00 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Bullshit as the Topic for Its Annual Online Bracket Tournament Third Month Mania
The show has chosen 64 moments of pure bullshit from the last year and has broken it up into two conferences: The Trump Conference versus The Everything Else Conference.

[03/13/18 - 08:40 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores Salacious Secrets and Suspicious Death of Kathleen Peterson in All-New Limited Series, "An American Murder Mystery: The Staircase"
Premiering Sunday, April 8, the three-part special event provides a unique and comprehensive look at the death of Kathleen Peterson, exploring the shocking theories, critical evidence and surprising secrets that thrust this case into the national spotlight.

[03/13/18 - 08:30 AM]
Video: Trailer for Netflix Film "6 Balloons" - Starring Abbi Jacobson and Dave Franco
Over the course of one night, a woman drives across LA with her heroin addict brother in search of a detox center, with his two year old daughter in tow.

[03/13/18 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Voice" Hold Off Push from ABC, "Idol"
The Peacock wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/13/18 - 08:00 AM]
ABC and People Team Up for a Second Two-Night Television Event on the Royal Family - "The Story of The Royals," A Four-Hour Primetime Documentary Event, to Premiere August 2018
The event, which will air on ABC over two nights in August 2018, will showcase the key figures who represent four generations of the crown: Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George.

[03/13/18 - 07:30 AM]
Video: Brace for Impact as the Robinsons Take You Behind the Scenes of Netflix's "Lost in Space," Launching April 13
Ride along and go behind-the-scenes of their epic adventure with stars Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Mina Sundwall, Taylor Russell, Max Jenkins, and showrunner Zack Estrin, in this all-new featurette.

[03/13/18 - 07:00 AM]
Music Stars Honor Elton John with a Rockin' Tribute, on "Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy(R) Salute," to Be Broadcast Tuesday, April 10 on CBS
The concert showcases musicians from multiple genres performing classic songs made famous by Elton John, including Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Kesha, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and SZA.

[03/13/18 - 06:32 AM]
CNBC Greenlights All-New "Deal or No Deal" Starring Howie Mandel
Produced for CNBC by Emmy-winning Production Company Truly Original, a subsidiary of Endemol Shine North America, the new "Deal or No Deal" will join CNBC's primetime lineup in fourth quarter 2018.

[03/13/18 - 06:31 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "Paradox," Featuring Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Launches March 23
A fantasy, a loud poem and a free-spirited tale of music and love, "Paradox" is a one-of-a-kind personal expression.

[03/13/18 - 06:09 AM]
BYUtv Expands Original Spring Programming Roster with Three New Co-Productions and Acquired Series
"Hetty Feather," "Splat-A-Lot" and "Painting the Town with Eric Dowdle" are all on tap at the network.

[03/12/18 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 12
Updates include: Nina Dobrev to lead "Fam" at CBS; Robin Tunney to star in ABC's "The Fix"; and Rachelle Lefevre set to topline FOX's "Infamy."

[03/12/18 - 04:18 PM]
Hulu Lights Up Straight-to-Series Order for "Little Fires Everywhere"
Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington are attached to star in the highly-anticipated limited series, based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller.

[03/12/18 - 04:16 PM]
Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Concludes with a Season-Best Performance Across Key Demographics
Disney XD further spins the numbers for Monday, March 5.

[03/12/18 - 01:30 PM]
Big Things Come in Small Packages on TLC Tuesdays with the Return of "Little People, Big World" and Premiere of "My Little Life"
The latter follows five, young little people from across the country as they work to overcome the struggles of a world made for average-sized people, on top of the usual coming-of-age challenges, like balancing family, friends, work and the search for love.

[03/12/18 - 12:55 PM]
New "Fuller House" Showrunners Announced
Steve Baldikoski and Bryan Behar have been named executive producers and showrunners for the upcoming fourth season.

[03/12/18 - 12:06 PM]
"King in the Wilderness," An Intimate Account of the Final Years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Debuts April 2 on HBO
Directed by Peter Kunhardt, the film chronicles the final chapters of Dr. King's life, revealing a conflicted leader who faced an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum.

[03/12/18 - 11:59 AM]
Save the Date for the Premiere of Lifetime's "Harry and Meghan: A Royal Romance," on May 13
The project follows the fairytale romance of Prince Harry (Murray Fraser) and Meghan Markle (Parisa Fitz-Henley) from the moment they met after being set up by friends.

[03/12/18 - 11:52 AM]
NBC Renews Its Millionaire-Making Game Show Success "The Wall" with 20 New Episodes
The series has also been sold to 20 territories around the globe and has become the highest-rated game show of 2017 in France on TF1.

[03/12/18 - 11:25 AM]
HGTV Greenlights Second Season of "Flip or Flop Nashville" After Strong Freshman Performance
The sophomore season is slated to premiere in early 2019.

[03/12/18 - 10:00 AM]
Season Three of "Code Black" to Premiere Wednesday, April 25
To make room for the earlier premiere, "Criminal Minds" will now wrap its season with a two-hour finale on Wednesday, April 18.

[03/12/18 - 09:28 AM]
"Shotmakers" - New Golf Competition at Topgolf Is Set to Premiere Monday, April 9 on Golf Channel
Surrounded by the Topgolf experience in Las Vegas, nine co-ed teams of two will pair up in head-to-head competitions that test precision, distance and control, all while facing intense pressure and strategic decision-making.

[03/12/18 - 09:26 AM]
Crown Media's Ongoing Growth and Expanded Original Content Slate Prompts Restructure of Programming Department
Seasoned production executive, James Holcomb, has been tapped as vice president, physical production, a new position at the company.

[03/12/18 - 09:11 AM]
Travel Channel Greenlights New Series "Finding Beasts" with Wildlife Expert Casey Anderson
Anderson first gained acclaim with Travel Channel viewers when he served as Josh Gates' tracker in "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the Yeti" in 2016.

[03/12/18 - 09:04 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's inaugural season however opens down from FOX's final run.

[03/12/18 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - In Sickness and Health, "Alexa & Katie" Are Here for You
The American Cancer Society is participating in the launch of "Alexa & Katie" and working to improve awareness and support for childhood cancers.

[03/12/18 - 08:00 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Anna Paquin to Star in Original Scripted Television Series "Flack" for Pop TV
Heading into production this month in London, the series stars Paquin as the sharp and witty publicity maven, Robyn, who's an expert at her craft but a complete self-saboteur when it comes to her personal life.

[03/11/18 - 10:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown in Low Key Race
The Alphabet's weekly NBA coverage splits the top adults 18-49 honors.

[03/10/18 - 08:59 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Keeps CBS in Top Spot
The Eye wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/09/18 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 9
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto to lead Dick Wolf's "F.B.I." at CBS; Christopher Abbott to likewise topline Hulu's "Catch-22"; and Lyndon Smith set as new lead on The CW's "Dead Inside."

[03/09/18 - 01:21 PM]
Bravo Media and Universal Cable Productions Come Together with Sonar Entertainment to Develop Limited Event Scripted Series "The Fifth Beatle"
The project is based Vivek J. Tiwary's graphic novel, "The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story," exploring the complicated personal life of the band's visionary manager who helped catapult the Fab Four to international stardom.

[03/09/18 - 12:05 PM]
The "American Idol" Digital Journey Kicks Off Today with the Launch of the "American Idol" App
"American Idol" makes its highly anticipated return to television this Sunday, March 11 on ABC.

[03/09/18 - 11:50 AM]
New Show "The Tattoo Shop" Set to Debut on Facebook Watch
The boys of Miami and NY Ink have reunited for an eight-episode series on Facebook Watch.

[03/09/18 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform Sets the "Perfect" Cast for Upcoming Pilot "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists"
They join "Pretty Little Liars" stars Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish in the spinoff pilot, as well as previously announced Sofia Carson.

[03/09/18 - 10:01 AM]
Production Revs Up on the New Live-Action Disney Channel Limited Series "Fast Layne"
12-year-old over-achiever Layne, played by Sophie Pollono, finds her orderly life thrown into a tailspin when she discovers a sophisticated talking car named "V.I.N." hidden in an abandoned shed.

[03/09/18 - 09:59 AM]
The Second Season of Suspense Drama "Ransom" Premieres Saturday, April 7 on CBS
Luke Roberts, Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor return for the show's sophomore run.

[03/09/18 - 09:37 AM]
Video: This Is Her Fight - Watch Netflix's "First Match" Trailer
Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood decides that joining the all-boys' wrestling team is the only way back to her estranged father.

[03/09/18 - 09:36 AM]
Video: Epic Baking Fails on Netflix's "Nailed It!"
Hosted by Nicole Byer and master pastry chef Jacques Torres, this is a show for anyone who has tried to copy a Pinterest recipe and epically failed.

[03/09/18 - 09:12 AM]
Nickelodeon Brings SlimeZone, Network's First Social Virtual Reality Experience, to IMAX VR Centres Globally
"Our SlimeZone partnership with IMAX lets kids and families interact with Nickelodeon properties and characters by bringing them to life in new and innovative ways," said Cyma Zarghami.

[03/09/18 - 08:55 AM]
The Rumors Are True ... Norm Macdonald Has a Show on Netflix
It's a talk show with Norm Macdonald as host, along with his trusty sidekick, Adam Eget, and one celebrity guest for each episode.

[03/09/18 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory," "Young Sheldon" Top Charts for CBS
Both series lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/09/18 - 07:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Blooms in Spring: "Spring Fever" Features Four All-New Movie Premieres in March and April
The event starts with "The Sweetest Heart" on Saturday, March 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

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[03/21/18 - 03:35 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Season Two of "Meet the Peetes"
"Viewers have welcomed the Peete family into their homes and have fallen in love with their heartfelt and touching narratives that families everywhere can relate to," said Michelle Vicary.

[03/21/18 - 03:34 PM]
Hallmark Expands Pet Adoption Initiative, Adoption Ever After, with New, Original Special "Cat Bowl"
"Cat Bowl" will feature adult cats and seniors playing a feline Hall of Fame game, Saturday, February 2, 2019.

[03/21/18 - 03:33 PM]
Hallmark Channel to Launch First Ever Interactive "Home & Family" Dream Holiday Home Contest
The contest offers the chance for one lucky viewer to win a holiday-themed home redecoration that will turn heads and be the envy of decorators across the country.

[03/21/18 - 03:32 PM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Season Six of "When Calls the Heart"
Currently in its fifth season, "When Calls the Heart's" ratings momentum has carried over from season four.

[03/21/18 - 03:31 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Adds Three All-New, Original Movie Franchises to Lineup
"The Chronicle Mysteries" will join the previously announced "Picture Perfect" and "Crossword Mysteries."

[03/21/18 - 12:56 PM]
Jay Ali Joins the Cast for Season Three of the Netflix Original Series, "Marvel's Daredevil"
He will portray Rahul "Ray" Nadeem, an honest, but ambitious FBI agent willing to go to any length for his family.

[03/21/18 - 12:15 PM]
An All-New Supersized "Jay Leno's Garage" Premieres Thursday, April 19 at 10PM ET/PT
Celebrity guests this season include Jamie Foxx, Billy Crystal, Terry Crews, Tyler Perry, Mitt Romney, Trevor Noah, James Taylor, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Martha Reeves, Guy Fieri, Chris Hardwick, and more.

[03/21/18 - 11:02 AM]
Video: First-Look and New Promo Available from NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert"
The production will air live Easter Sunday, April 1 at 8:00/7:00c in front of a large audience at the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

[03/21/18 - 10:53 AM]
Video: Go Inside FX's "Legion" with 360 Video Experience
The video culminates with an exclusive look at the first two and half minutes of the Season 2 premiere.

[03/21/18 - 10:36 AM]
TV Land's Hit Series "Younger" Returns for Season Five on Tuesday, June 5 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, series star Miriam Shor will make her television directorial debut with an episode to air in July.

[03/21/18 - 10:30 AM]
"Queen Sugar" Season Three Debuts with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, May 29 and Wednesday, May 30 on OWN
Continuing a creative initiative established in the show's first season, series creator/executive producer Ava DuVernay has once again assembled an all-female directing team for the third consecutive season.

[03/21/18 - 10:00 AM]
USA Network Unveils Spring Schedule
Newly announced return dates include "Colony" (Wednesday, May 2), "Queen of the South" (Thursday, June 21) and "Shooter" (also Thursday, June 21).

[03/21/18 - 09:30 AM]
NFL Expanding Coverage of the 2018 NFL Draft to Include Two Broadcast and Four Cable Television Networks
NFL Network and FOX will team up to simulcast live coverage of Rounds 1-3 of the 2018 NFL Draft.

[03/21/18 - 09:15 AM]
Viceland Lights Up Its Second Annual "Weed Week"
To mark the occasion, the network adds a healthy dose of smoke to its air with sneak previews of new seasons of two of its most popular shows.

[03/21/18 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Trailer for Netflix Film "Come Sunday" - Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor
Martin Sheen, Jason Segel, Condola Rashad, Lakeith Stanfield and Danny Glover also star in the Joshua Marston film.