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[03/14/18 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 14
Updates include: Sarah Jones to star in "L.A. Confidential" at CBS; Travis Tope, Melvin Gregg tapped for new season of Netflix's "American Vandal"; and Shea Whigham among latest tapped for Amazon's "Homecoming."

[03/14/18 - 01:01 PM]
Discovery and Science Channel Celebrate the Life of Stephen Hawking
Highlights include encores of the Emmy-nominated "Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking" and "Stephen Hawking's Grand Design."

[03/14/18 - 12:31 PM]
A&E Network Expands Groundbreaking Nonfiction Programming Slate by Greenlighting Four New Original Projects
"A&E has been leading the reality revolution, doubling down on our slate of brave nonfiction storytelling, moving away from scripted drama and refocusing our programming and development on what we do best," said Elaine Frontain Bryant.

[03/14/18 - 11:41 AM]
Discovery's Motor Madness Reaches Top Speeds Ranking as Cable's #1 Network Among M25-54 During First-Ever "Motor Mega Week"
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for February 26 - March 5.

[03/14/18 - 11:33 AM]
National Geographic Celebrates the Epic Story of Our Planet in Groundbreaking Series, "One Strange Rock," with One-of-a-Kind, Immersive Space Projection Helmet Developed in Partnership with Global Creative Agency McCann New York
Housed in a replica space helmet, the projection technology creates an immersive viewing experience through a unique combination of laser projection, custom fish-eye optics and in-built audio.

[03/14/18 - 11:07 AM]
Netflix Announces Films, Documentaries and Doc Shorts at SFFILM 2018
The five features include "Kodachrome," starring Ed Harris, Jason Sudeikis and Elizabeth Olsen.

[03/14/18 - 11:00 AM]
First Look Photo: Alexis Bledel in "The Handmaid's Tale" Season Two
"The Handmaid's Tale" will launch on Hulu on April 25 with two episodes.

[03/14/18 - 10:23 AM]
Video: National Geographic to Make Neil deGrasse Tyson's "StarTalk" Interview with Legendary Scientist Stephen Hawking Available for Free, Without Commercials, on All Digital Platforms
The episode aired last week as part of the series' season finale, and will run online commercial free.

[03/14/18 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "The 100" - Season 5 Official Extended Trailer - The CW
"The 100" returns Tuesday, April 24 at 9:00/8:00c on The CW.

[03/14/18 - 09:02 AM]
First Official Images from the HBO, Rai Fiction and TIMvision Series "My Brilliant Friend," Directed by Saverio Costanzo, Are Released
Newcomers Elisa Del Genio and Ludovica Nasti were chosen to portray the two lead roles of Elena and Lila as young children.

[03/14/18 - 09:00 AM]
"Make America Great-a-Thon: A President Show Special" Premieres Tuesday, April 3 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
Following the hugest, most successful and best reviewed Christmas special of all time, it was announced today the team from "The President Show" is back with an all-new hour-long special.

[03/14/18 - 08:51 AM]
New Roster of Cooking-Challenged Celebrities Enter Culinary Boot Camp in Return of Primetime Hit "Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition"
This season's celebrity recruits are: Catherine Bach, Maria Bamford, Nolan Gould, La Toya Jackson, Oscar Nunez, Bronson Pinchot and Ian Ziering.

[03/14/18 - 08:40 AM]
"Home Town" Season Two Delivers Solid Live Plus Same Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[03/14/18 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Finale Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 however CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[03/14/18 - 08:01 AM]
Freeform's Groundbreaking Family Drama "The Fosters" to Conclude with a Special Three-Night Series Finale Event Starting June 4
"The Fosters" is a compelling, one-hour drama about a multi-ethnic family mix of adopted and biological teenaged kids being raised by two moms.

[03/14/18 - 07:37 AM]
Netflix to Adapt "Winx Club" Into a Live Action Young Adult Series
In 2016, Netflix globally and exclusively released two seasons of "World of Winx," a spinoff from the successful "Winx Club," which has been popular with audiences around the world.

[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.







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[10/22/18 - 08:21 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Sunday, Another NFL Win for NBC
The Peacock takes home the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/21/18 - 09:07 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Once Again Top Charts
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/18 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Edges Tight Demo Race with CBS
"Last Man Standing" once again leads the night among adults 18-49.

[10/19/18 - 03:01 PM]
CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to "God Friended Me," "Magnum P.I." and "The Neighborhood" for the 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
These series join the previously announced "FBI" as freshman shows receiving full-season orders for 2018-2019 on CBS.

[10/19/18 - 02:48 PM]
The CW's New Fall Series "All American" and "Charmed" Get Additional Local Boost as CW Affiliates Schedule Weekend Airings
CW stations nationwide are re-airing the first two episodes on a special date and time.

[10/19/18 - 01:09 PM]
Matthew Broderick Joins Cast of Netflix High School Apocalypse Dramedy "Daybreak"
He'll play Principal Burr: the cheerful, upbeat principal of Glendale High, Burr knows the name of every kid in school and their favorite character to play in Overwatch.

[10/19/18 - 11:16 AM]
"Station 19" Comes in Hot with a Full-Season Order From ABC
In the Live + 3 Day ratings, "Station 19" built on its season premiere by 24% in Total Viewers and by 25% in Adults 18-49 to set new series highs.

[10/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Places Back-Nine Order of "The Cool Kids," Joining "Last Man Standing" for a Full Season
The network has picked up nine additional episodes of the new comedy.

[10/19/18 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drops the Trailer for New Comedy "Black Monday" on Anniversary of the Historic Stock Market Crash
Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall star in the series, premiering Sunday, January 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/19/18 - 10:09 AM]
Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban Set to Perform at "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards"
Ballerini is a six-time career CMA Awards nominee, returning this year with her fourth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year nomination.

[10/19/18 - 09:21 AM]
Paloma Faith Joins "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
She'll play the series regular role of "Bet Sykes," a spirited, sadistic and sharp-tongued villain.

[10/19/18 - 08:53 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases Season Six Premiere of "Ray Donovan" Early to Subscribers
The episode is now available only to Showtime subscribers via Showtime streaming, Showtime Anytime and on demand.

[10/19/18 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown with "Thursday Night Football"
Despite a blowout Broncos-Cardinals game, the network once again takes home top honors among adults 18-49.

[10/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Sundance TV Releases "Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle" Trailer in Advance of Two-Night Special Event
Look for said event on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/18 - 07:58 AM]
WE tv's Groundbreaking Docuseries "Love After Lockup" Returns Friday, December 7 at 9PM ET/PT
WE tv's explosive docuseries is back for a second season, exploring new shocking and revealing stories of couples who fall in love despite the prison bars between them.