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[10/03/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 3
Updates include: Jon Favreau reveals first details about the live-action "Star Wars" TV series; Netflix renews "Marcella"; and Chelsea Peretti to depart "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

[10/03/18 - 05:06 PM]
DC Universe Kicks Off New York Comic Con World Premiere of "Titans" with Surprise "Doom Patrol" and "Harley Quinn" Scoop
Kaley Cuoco will voice Gotham's criminal Queenpin Harley Quinn while Matt Bomer will provide the voiceover performance for the character of Negative Man on "Doom Patrol."

[10/03/18 - 04:01 PM]
First-Look Photo of Helen Mirren in the HBO/Sky Miniseries "Catherine the Great"
Currently shooting in palaces and sets across Russia, Latvia and Lithuania, this four-part miniseries will chart the latter years of Catherine's 34-year reign, as she builds Russia's reputation as one of the great powers of Europe.

[10/03/18 - 03:45 PM]
"Manifest" Debuts with the #2 Biggest Live + 7 Lift for Any Broadcast or Cable Show on Record
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 24.

[10/03/18 - 01:25 PM]
New Animal Planet Series "Into Alaska" Brings Viewers Along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The series introduces Animal Planet audiences to the rangers, biologists, and interns of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge.

[10/03/18 - 01:15 PM]
October Is Spooktacular on ABC
Highlights include the network's annual telecast of "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown."

[10/03/18 - 01:01 PM]
Netflix Announces New Adult Animation Series "Hoops" Starring Jake Johnson
The series centers around a hot-headed, foul-mouthed high school basketball coach who thinks turning around his God-awful team will take him to the "big leagues."

[10/03/18 - 12:01 PM]
MTV Welcomes Mischa Barton to "The Hills: New Beginnings"
Barton will join original cast members Audrina Patridge, Brody Jenner, Frankie Delgado, Heidi Pratt, Jason Wahler, Justin "Bobby" Brescia, Spencer Pratt, Stephanie Pratt and Whitney Port.

[10/03/18 - 11:12 AM]
Netflix Announces Vince Vaughn Will Guest Star in "F Is for Family" Season 3
Colonel Chet Stevenson is Frank's new neighbor.

[10/03/18 - 10:33 AM]
"Last Man Standing," "The Cool Kids" and "Hell's Kitchen" Drive FOX to Its Most-Watched Friday in a Decade
FOX further spins the numbers for Friday, September 28.

[10/03/18 - 09:08 AM]
HGTV Sunday Night Performance Spurs Net to Order 68 New Episodes of its Popular Fantasy Lifestyle Series
HGTV, which consistently ranks as a top 3 cable network among women 25-54 on Sunday nights, also greenlit a new 14-episode series, "Mediterranean Life."

[10/03/18 - 09:00 AM]
NY Mets Pitcher Noah Syndergaard Set to Guest Star in Season Six of History's Hit Drama Series "Vikings"
Syndergaard will play the character "Thorbjorn," a Viking warrior who is loyal to Ivar the Boneless, who he sees as a God on earth.

[10/03/18 - 08:35 AM]
Comedy Central Completes Its Fiscal Year as One of Only Three Top 20 Cable Networks to Maintain or Improve Ratings Among Adults 18-49
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[10/03/18 - 08:25 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Top Demo Race
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/03/18 - 08:20 AM]
Video: Netflix Trailer Debut - "Feminists: What Were They Thinking?"
The film offers candid and riveting interviews with women such as Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Judy Chicago and Laurie Anderson.

[10/03/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Today Opening Credit Sequence for "The Walking Dead" Season 9 Ahead of October 7th Premiere Date
"The opening credit sequence is indicative of the new look and feel to the world this season and we wanted to give a nod to the show's graphic novel origins," said Angela Kang.

[10/03/18 - 07:52 AM]
National League Wild Card Game on ESPN Platforms Up 59 Percent from 2017
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 2.

[10/03/18 - 07:31 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"
Summon your familiar and watch, if you dare.

[10/03/18 - 07:31 AM]
Multiplatinum Singer/Songwriter Camila Cabello and Award-Winning Chart-Toppers Shawn Mendes with Zedd to Perform at the "2018 American Music Awards"
Cabello, Mendes and Zedd join previously announced performers benny blanco with Halsey and Khalid, Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin, Mariah Carey, Ciara featuring Missy Elliott, Dua Lipa, Panic! At the Disco, Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood.

[10/03/18 - 07:30 AM]
Netflix to Develop Series and Films Based on C.S. Lewis' Beloved "The Chronicles of Narnia"
All series and films produced through the deal will be Netflix productions, with Mark Gordon of Entertainment One (eOne) alongside Douglas Gresham and Vincent Sieber serving as executive producers for series and as producers for features.

[10/03/18 - 07:01 AM]
CMT Spotlights Multiple Genres and Generations at "2018 CMT Artists of the Year" with Seven New Performances
In addition, honoree Maren Morris will join forces with Brandi Carlile for a powerful tribute to late icon Aretha Franklin.

[10/02/18 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 2
Updates include: Cinemax cancels "Outcast" after two seasons; Sharon Gless to star opposite Elisabeth Shue in TNT's "Constance"; and Giancarlo Esposito signs onto Epix's "Godfather of Harlem."

[10/02/18 - 03:22 PM]
Showtime(R) to Debut New Documentary Short "The Family Business: Trump and Taxes" with Cameras Once Again Embedded in The New York Times as They Break News on President Trump
The film, airing this Sunday, follows a team of New York Times investigative reporters through their diligent and intense efforts in uncovering the information that led to this exclusive report.

[10/02/18 - 02:15 PM]
"The Twilight Zone" Begins Production and Celebrates 59-Year Legacy - New Original Series Coming to CBS All Access in 2019
As previously announced, Jordan Peele will host and narrate the new iteration, a role made famous by creator Rod Serling.

[10/02/18 - 12:02 PM]
New Science Channel Series Dives Deep Into the Latest Maritime Technology "Mega Machines: Sea Giants" Premieres Thursday, October 11 at 10PM
The newcomer will be joined by the sophomore season of "Engineering Catastrophes."

[10/02/18 - 11:12 AM]
Landmark Documentary "Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram," Revealing the Lives of Nigerian School Girls in the Year After Their 2017 Release from Captivity, Debuts Oct. 22 on HBO
This past May marked the first anniversary of the release of 82 of the 276 Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped in 2014 from a school in Chibok, Northern Nigeria, and hidden in the vast Sambisa forest for three years by Boko Haram, a violent Islamic insurgent movement.

[10/02/18 - 10:36 AM]
The Televangelist Game Will Never Be the Same - John Goodman and Danny McBride Are "The Righteous Gemstones"
HBO orders the comedy pilot to series and releases its first photo.

[10/02/18 - 10:29 AM]
"Tell Me a Story" Key Art Revealed Ahead of New York Comic-Con Panel
Participating cast includes Paul Wesley (Eddie), James Wolk (Jordan), Dania Ramirez (Hannah), Billy Magnussen (Nick), and Danielle Campbell (Kayla) along with executive producer Kevin Williamson.

[10/02/18 - 10:21 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars: Live!" Hits the Road This Winter Dancing Across America
The show will feature fan-favorite professional and troupe dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style as seen on ABC's hit show.

[10/02/18 - 10:15 AM]
Stars Across Disney-ABC Television Encourage Audiences to #ChooseKindness in a Multi-Platform Campaign for October's National Bullying Prevention Month
The multi-platform and cross-network initiative, now in its sixth year, focuses on inspiring kids, families and change-makers around the country to put an end to bullying in their communities and online.

[10/02/18 - 10:01 AM]
TNT Airs All-Day "Supernatural" Marathon on Halloween
From hauntings to ghosts, zombies and even Bloody Mary, TNT is your destination for getting into the Halloween spirit.

[10/02/18 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Announces Airdate and Releases First Look at New Docu-Series "Shut Up and Dribble" Premiering on Saturday, November 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
The remaining two episodes will continue at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Saturday, November 10 and Saturday, November 17.

[10/02/18 - 08:59 AM]
"9-1-1" Opens Second Season with Series Highs
FOX further spins the numbers for Sunday, September 23.

[10/02/18 - 08:59 AM]
ESPN Delivers Its Two Highest-Rated Regular Season Afternoon Baseball Games in 20 Years for Historic MLB Tiebreaker Doubleheader
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 1.

[10/02/18 - 08:57 AM]
TLC's "Dr. Pimple Popper" Celebrates the Holiday Season with a New One-Hour Special, "The 12 Pops of Christmas"
The special will premiere on December 13 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/02/18 - 08:40 AM]
ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Scores the Biggest Playback Lift of Premiere Week with a 100% Gain in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 27.

[10/02/18 - 08:36 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "Manifest" Put NBC on Top
The Peacock opens the second week of the TV season on top in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/02/18 - 08:35 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat" - New Netflix Food Series - October 11
Based on Samin Nosrat's best-selling, James Beard Award-winning book, "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat" is the essential guide to the basic elements of good cooking.

[10/02/18 - 07:53 AM]
IFC Debuts New Digital Series, "Fortune Rookie," Created by and Starring Janet Varney
"Fortune Rookie" follows a fictionalized version of Janet Varney who, on the advice of a fortune teller in a bathroom, decides to leave showbiz behind and become a full-time psychic.

[10/02/18 - 07:35 AM]
Video: "The Boss Baby: Back in Business" - Season 2 Official Trailer - Netflix
In the battle of who deserves the most love, babies have a new nemesis: old people.

[10/02/18 - 07:05 AM]
Video: "Diablero" - Teaser - Netflix
Angels have left, evil has arrived to Mexico City and its citizens have become vulnerable to demons.

[10/02/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Directing Fear Featurette - Mike Flanagan on "The Haunting of Hill House"
A modern reimagining of Shirley Jackson's iconic novel, "The Haunting of Hill House" explores a group of siblings who, as children, grew up in what would go on to become the most famous haunted house in the country.

[10/02/18 - 06:30 AM]
Global Superstar Taylor Swift to Open the "2018 American Music Awards" with First Awards Show Performance in Almost Three Years
A 19-time American Music Award winner, Swift has garnered four 2018 nominations and is the current record holder of most wins for Artist of the Year, a category for which she is nominated again this year.

[10/02/18 - 05:02 AM]
Amazon Studios Signs Overall Deal with Visionary Writer and Creator Neil Gaiman
"Neil Gaiman is a phenomenally talented writer, who creates worlds that are compelling, multi-dimensional and narratively unique," said Jennifer Salke.

[10/02/18 - 05:01 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Competition Series "Eco-Challenge 2019" from MGM Television and Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer Mark Burnett and Bear Grylls
The 10-episode event series will pit teams of four competitors selected from around the world against each other and nature's harsh elements in this grueling 24-hours a day, multi-day race.

[10/02/18 - 05:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Action Fantasy Series "The Wheel of Time" Based on the Best-Selling Novels by Robert Jordan Which Have Sold More Than 90 Million Copies Worldwide
The series is set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists, but only women can use it.

[10/02/18 - 12:10 AM]
"1983" - Netflix First Polish Original Series Launches November 30th, 2018
The series tells the story of a dystopian world where the Iron Curtain never fell and Poland is the center of the universe shaping the future of the entire world.

[10/01/18 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 1
Updates include: Merritt Wever to star in HBO's "Run" pilot; Jenna Dewan to exit as host of NBC's "World of Dance"; and Ann-Margret to recur on Syfy's "Happy!"

[10/01/18 - 06:53 PM]
In Digital, The Sept. 25 "This Is Us" Season Premiere Is Up 18% vs. the Show's Year-Ago Debut, With Its 3rd-Best 5-Day Digital Performance Ever
NBC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 25.

[10/01/18 - 02:45 PM]
"Mayans M.C." Revs Up for a Second Season on FX
The second season will premiere on FX in 2019.







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[08/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
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[08/20/19 - 06:01 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 04:45 PM]
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[08/19/19 - 02:16 PM]
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[08/19/19 - 01:25 PM]
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[08/19/19 - 11:59 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 11:07 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 10:33 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 10:03 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 10:00 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 09:51 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 09:30 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 09:01 AM]
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[08/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Netflix Teams with Master Organizers Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin for a New Unscripted Series
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