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[05/11/18 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC asks "False Profits" for additional scripts; Sony Pictures TV to shop NBC's "Guess Who Died," "LA's Finest" elsewhere; and The CW's "Wayward Sisters" among passed over pilots.

[05/11/18 - 09:05 PM]
NBC Picks Up "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" for Sixth Season
Executive producer Dan Goor broke the news on Twitter this evening.

[05/11/18 - 08:04 PM]
"The Voice" Teams Up with Groundbreaking Mobile Game Show "HQ Trivia" as Fans Watch and Play to Win $50,000 and Trip to Attend Season Finale
Viewers are encouraged to tune in to the telecast and watch for hints to be ready for the special edition of HQ later that night.

[05/11/18 - 04:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - "The Kids Are Alright" Joins ABC Comedy Lineup
Michael Cudlitz and Mary McCormack star in the project, from Tim Doyle.

[05/11/18 - 04:05 PM]
ABC Cancels "The Crossing," "Deception" Among Others
"Kevin (Probably) Saves the World," "Marvel's Inhumans," "The Mayor" and "Ten Days in the Valley" likewise won't be back.

[05/11/18 - 04:00 PM]
NBC Cancels "Rise" After Freshman Season
The show's de facto finale will air this Tuesday at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/11/18 - 03:48 PM]
The CW Gives Fifth Season to "iZombie"
Co-stars Rose McIver and Rahul Kohli both confirmed the news on Twitter.

[05/11/18 - 03:35 PM]
ABC Renews Four Comedies, Three Dramas for 2018-19 Season
"American Housewife," "Black-ish," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Splitting Up Together," "For the People," "How to Get Away with Murder" and "Station 19" were among the renewals.

[05/11/18 - 03:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - The CW Issues Series Orders to Five Dramas
Among the projects are the reboots of "Charmed" and "Roswell" as well as "Legacies," the latest incarnation of the "Vampire Diaries/Originals" franchise.

[05/11/18 - 02:55 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - ABC Dramas "The Fix," "Grand Hotel" & "Whiskey Cavalier" Get Series Orders
Marcia Clark, Liz Craft and Sarah Fain; Eva Longoria and Brian Tanen; and Dave Hemingson and Bill Lawrence are among the auspices.

[05/11/18 - 02:39 PM]
NBC's "Great News," ABC's "Alex, Inc." Latest to Get the Axe
Co-stars Horatio Sanz and Zach Braff confirmed the news this afternoon.

[05/11/18 - 02:20 PM]
Grammy(R)-Nominated Singer, Songwriter and Producer Charlie Puth to Perform at The 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards
Puth is also nominated for "The Buzz - Breakout Artist of the Year" at the 2018 RDMA.

[05/11/18 - 02:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - ABC Begins Comedy Pickups with "Single Parents"
Taran Killam, Leighton Meester and Brad Garrett are among the cast members of the ensemble half-hour.

[05/11/18 - 02:05 PM]
ABC Parts Ways with "Designated Survivor," "Quantico"
Kal Penn and Marlee Matlin, co-stars on the respective series, confirmed the news on Twitter this afternoon.

[05/11/18 - 01:45 PM]
FOX Casts Out Dramas "Lucifer," "The Exorcist"
In a series of tweets, executive producers Joe Henderson and Jeremy Slater detailed the news.

[05/11/18 - 01:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 11 - CBS Adds Four Dramas, Comedy "Fam" to Series Roster
On tap are dramas "The Code," "God Friended Me," "Magnum, P.I." and "The Red Line."

[05/11/18 - 01:01 PM]
RuPaul Comes to Netflix in New Comedy Series "AJ and the Queen" from Michael Patrick King
RuPaul stars as Ruby Red, a bigger-than-life but down-on-her-luck drag queen who travels across America from club to club in a rundown 1990's R/V with her unlikely sidekick AJ, a recently orphaned, tough-talking, scrappy 11-year-old stowaway.

[05/11/18 - 12:45 PM]
"Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, To Air on FOX During the 2018-2019 Season
Produced by 20th Century Fox Television, the series also stars Nancy Travis, Jonathan Adams, Amanda Fuller, Christoph Sanders and Jordan Masterson.

[05/11/18 - 12:14 PM]
Oxygen Media Pulls the Curtain Back on Two of America's Most Dangerous Serial Killers in "Snapped Notorious: Prescription for Death"
The two-night special that will focus on both Charles Cullen and Kristen Gilbert, whom hid in plain sight where their victims would have felt safest - a hospital.

[05/11/18 - 11:22 AM]
NBC Pulls the Plug on Dramas "Taken," "The Brave"
The latter's creator, Dean Georgaris, took to Twitter to confirm the news this morning.

[05/11/18 - 10:30 AM]
Coach Blake Shelton, Rockers Panic! at the Disco and Country Star Kane Brown to Perform Tuesday, May 15 on Live Telecast of "The Voice"
Shelton will perform his new single, "I Lived It," from his hit record "Texoma Shore" that was released late last year.

[05/11/18 - 10:06 AM]
Hit Comedy Series "Raven's Home" Returns for a Second Season, with New Episodes Through the Summer, Starting Monday, June 25, on Disney Channel
Following the debut week, new episodes will premiere throughout the summer on Tuesday and Friday mornings (9:30-10:00 a.m. EDT/PDT).

[05/11/18 - 09:45 AM]
Netflix Orders More Joel with Six New Bonus Episodes of "The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale," Debuting July 15th
All six episodes will debut July 15 on the streaming service.

[05/11/18 - 09:33 AM]
Video: "Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The special will be released this Sunday, May 13 on the streaming service.

[05/11/18 - 09:30 AM]
FX Places Series Order for Half-Hour Drama "Mr Inbetween"
Scott Ryan plays Ray Shoesmith, a father, ex-husband, boyfriend and best friend: tough roles to juggle in the modern age.

[05/11/18 - 09:08 AM]
Arizona Woman Wins Food Network Fantasy Kitchen Giveaway 2018
"I thought it was a joke at first," said Karen Carter, who revealed her favorite amenity in any dream kitchen is a huge island. "I'm so grateful for this wonderful opportunity; I can't even believe it still."

[05/11/18 - 09:02 AM]
TBS Renews Jason Jones' "The Detour" for Fourth Season
After a bonkers road-trip, a disastrous move to New York City, and a run from the law in Alaska, the Parkers will be back for a fourth season.

[05/11/18 - 09:02 AM]
Animated Adult Television Series "Animals.," Created by Phil Matarese & Mike Luciano, From Duplass Brothers Productions, Returns for Third Season August 3, Exclusively on HBO
For its wide-ranging third season, the genre-bending show visits a humanless, post-apocalyptic Big Apple, blending live-action and animated segments along with the show's usual eclectic casting.

[05/11/18 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Comes to Roku Devices in Canada
"The early reception to the service in Canada has been very positive, and we look forward to continuing to introduce Canadian audiences to CBS All Access," said Rob Gelick.

[05/11/18 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "Big Bang," "Young Sheldon" Season Finales
The Eye easily wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/11/18 - 07:36 AM]
"Julian McCullough: Maybe I'm a Man" One-Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, June 8 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central
Hailing from Philadelphia, and from the Bay Area, and Massachusetts, and New Jersey, and also kind of New York and LA, Julian McCullough delivers a hilarious and surprisingly personal hour of coming-of-age comedy.

[05/10/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 10 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Syfy parts ways with "The Expanse" after three seasons; "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" eyes potential new homes; and Sakina Jaffrey to recur on Starz's "American Gods."

[05/10/18 - 09:04 PM]
ABC Renews "Speechless" for Full Third Season
Co-star Minnie Driver broke the news this evening, including its 22-episode commitment, via Twitter.

[05/10/18 - 06:02 PM]
Award-Winning Vocal Powerhouses Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson Return as Coaches on Season 15 of "The Voice"
Clarkson and Hudson will compete against Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine and country music superstar Blake Shelton.

[05/10/18 - 04:18 PM]
Award-Winning Director Hiro Murai Signs First Look Deal with FX Productions
Under the agreement, Murai will develop new television projects for FX Networks and other outlets.

[05/10/18 - 04:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 10 - FOX Orders Lil Rel Howery-Led Comedy to Series
The multi-camera project also features Sinbad, Jess "Hilarious" Moore and Jordan L. Jones.

[05/10/18 - 02:25 PM]
"Living Biblically" Returns to CBS Lineup on Monday, May 28
The Jay R. Ferguson-led comedy last aired on Monday, April 16.

[05/10/18 - 02:24 PM]
CBS Pulls This Sunday's "Instinct"; Series to Now Return May 27
Look for a special edition of "60 Minutes" on May 13 and the two-hour season finale of "NCIS: Los Angeles" on May 20 to fill the 8:00/7:00c hour.

[05/10/18 - 01:42 PM]
FOX Cancels Comedies "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "The Last Man on Earth" & "The Mick"
Various auspices took to social media with the news this afternoon.

[05/10/18 - 01:30 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 10 - "The InBetween" Latest Drama Heading to Series at NBC
The cast includes Harriet Dyer, Anne-Marie Johnson, Cindy Luna, Chad James Buchanan and Paul Blackthorne.

[05/10/18 - 12:24 PM]
NBC's Breakout Summer Sensation "World of Dance" Glides to a Season Three Renewal
Season two, as previously announced, premieres Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/10/18 - 11:15 AM]
Annette O'Toole and Corbin Bernsen Join "Marvel's The Punisher" Season 2
"We are delighted to have Annette and Corbin join the remarkable talent this season," said Jeph Loeb.

[05/10/18 - 11:00 AM]
YouTube Greenlights Second Season of Critically-Acclaimed, Fan Favorite "Cobra Kai"
The 10-episode, half-hour series will begin production this fall and debut on YouTube Red in 2019.

[05/10/18 - 11:00 AM]
Syfy Unveils Scripted Summer Schedule
Highlights include the return of "Wynonna Earp" and "Killjoys" on Friday, July 20.

[05/10/18 - 11:00 AM]
"Bill Maher: Triggered" Live from Tulsa, Oklahoma, His 11th Stand-Up Special on the Network, Debuts July 7 on HBO
"The paradox of my life is, the more horrifying the country under Trump becomes, the more fun we have at my stand-up shows - I guess it's a release, or whistling past the graveyard, or a primal scream," notes Maher.

[05/10/18 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform Claims Cable's No. 1 Comedy and No. 1 New Drama of the Season Among Women 18-34 and Females 12-34
Freeform further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/10/18 - 10:06 AM]
Freeform Orders "Everything's Gonna Be Okay" Pilot from Critically-Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh Thomas
The pilot introduces Nicholas, a typical 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, who is not particularly helpful in raising his siblings, one of which has autism.

[05/10/18 - 10:05 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Erik Griffin: Amerikan Warrior" on Friday, June 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
Filmed at the Star Theater in Portland, Oregon, the special marks Griffin's second outing for the network.

[05/10/18 - 10:05 AM]
Chris Pratt Honored with the Generation Award at the 2018 "MTV Movie & TV Awards" Hosted by Tiffany Haddish
This year's show will air on Monday, June 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT from the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles.

[05/10/18 - 10:00 AM]
Multiverse Rejoices as Adult Swim Makes Long-Term Deal for "Rick and Morty"
Adult Swim has made a long-term overall deal with the creators that will include 70 new episodes of the critically acclaimed series.







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