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[10/15/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 15
Updates include: Enrico Colantoni to return for Hulu's "Veronica Mars" revival; Amazon's "Transparent" to wrap with two-hour movie musical; and "Flipping Out" to end at Bravo.

[10/15/18 - 04:04 PM]
Netflix Orders New Series "Trinkets" Based on Young Adult Novel by Kirsten Smith
When three teenage girls from different corners of the high school cafeteria find themselves in the same mandated Shoplifter's Anonymous meeting, an unlikely friendship forms.

[10/15/18 - 02:51 PM]
New Year, New Jazz! TLC's Hit Series "I Am Jazz" Returns on Tuesday, January 1 at 10/9c
The show will move to its normal timeslot beginning Tuesday, January 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/15/18 - 01:14 PM]
MTV Adds Actor and Model Brandon Thomas Lee to "The Hills: New Beginnings" Cast
"The Hills: New Beginnings" is slated to premiere in 2019.

[10/15/18 - 12:01 PM]
Choose Your Side - "Counterpart" Season 2 Returns December 9 on Starz
The pay channel made the announcement via social media this afternoon.

[10/15/18 - 11:26 AM]
TLC Puts Its Best Foot Forward With Brand New Medical Transformation Project "Dr. Foot Fixer"
Patients with crippling, humiliating and sometimes ooey-gooey conditions desperate to lead a normal life turn to Dr. Ragland and her practice with the sole purpose of being able to feel fabulous, from head to toe, once again.

[10/15/18 - 11:02 AM]
Sundance Now's Groundbreaking Original Relationship Dramedy "This Close" Unveils Star-Studded Season Two Guest Star Line-Up
Marcia Cross, Camryn Manheim, Austin Nichols, Lisa Rinna, Margaret Cho and Millicent Simmonds are all on tap.

[10/15/18 - 11:02 AM]
Discovery Channel Brings Saturday Night Lights to Primetime with Brand-New Motor Series "Race Night at Bowman Gray"
Bowman Gray Stadium is NASCAR's first and longest running weekly track where the competition is intense, and the engines are powerful.

[10/15/18 - 09:16 AM]
Ben Aldridge Set to Star in "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
He'll play Thomas Wayne opposite the just-announced Jack Bannon as Alfred Pennyworth.

[10/15/18 - 09:03 AM]
James Purefoy Joins Matthew Goode in Season Two of "The Wine Show" - Premiering on Ovation TV November 15
From their beautiful new villa in France, Purefoy and Goode set off on a new challenge in every episode, uncovering some of the best wines in the world, and telling the stories that surround them.

[10/15/18 - 09:02 AM]
Ann Curry to Anchor and Executive Produce Turner's Groundbreaking Medical Series "M.D. Live" (Working Title) from Lionsgate Television
The two-hour weekly, multiplatform event airing over 10 weeks is set to premiere in 2019.

[10/15/18 - 08:23 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "Sunday Night Football"
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/15/18 - 07:48 AM]
Jack Bannon Set to Star in Title Role of "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
The series follows Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company and goes to work with a young billionaire Thomas Wayne, who's not yet Bruce's father, in 1960s London.

[10/15/18 - 05:08 AM]
BBC One and Netflix Team Up to Co-Produce Dracula from Sherlock Producers Hartswood Films
The three-part mini-series is written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and inspired by Bram Stoker's classic novel.

[10/14/18 - 04:30 PM]
The CW Network Launches #CWOpenToAll, Proclaiming the Network's Commitment to Representation and Inclusion
"We think this campaign really captures the spirit and mission of The CW and why our fans come to us," said Mark Pedowitz.

[10/14/18 - 04:04 PM]
"Breeders" Ordered to Series at FX - New Comedy Starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard Takes a Modern Day Look at Parenthood
The 10-episode first season will premiere on FX in 2020.

[10/14/18 - 08:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Cruises to Victory with College Football
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/18 - 07:49 AM]
College Football Week 7: ABC's "Saturday Night Football" Up an Impressive 57% Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 13.

[10/13/18 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Last Man Standing" Top Demo Race
The network take home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[10/12/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 12
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Marvel's Iron Fist" after two seasons; Danny Trejo to star in ABC's "Food & Familia"; and FOX extends "Lethal Weapon" by two episodes, with Damon Wayans.

[10/12/18 - 03:26 PM]
"The Good Place" & "Superstore" Debuts Set Series Records in Digital
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/12/18 - 12:32 PM]
"Momentum Generation," Chronicling the Extraordinary Experiences of a Band of Youthful Surfers Who Transformed the Sport, Debuts Tuesday, Dec. 11 on HBO
HBO Sports takes a deep dive into the fascinating, constantly evolving world of surfing, exploring how a group of dedicated teenagers changed the sport and its culture in the 1990s.

[10/12/18 - 11:44 AM]
Freeform's Newly Expanded "31 Nights of Halloween" Launches with Gains Over the Prior Year, as 'Hocus Pocus' Reaches 8.2 Million Viewers in Its First Week
Freeform further spins the numbers for the week of October 1-7.

[10/12/18 - 11:31 AM]
Sienna Miller, Seth MacFarlane, Simon McBurney and Annabelle Wallis Join the Cast of the New Showtime(R) Limited Series Based on "The Loudest Voice in the Room"
The series stars Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe winner Russell Crowe in the title role and Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts as Gretchen Carlson.

[10/12/18 - 10:28 AM]
The Games Begin in January as Dwayne Johnson, Simon Cowell and Ellen Degeneres Join NBC's Powerful Primetime Schedule
"The Titan Games," "America's Got Talent: The Champions" and "Ellen's Game of Games" will all kick off 2019 for the network.

[10/12/18 - 10:20 AM]
Tamara Taylor and J.C. Mackenzie to Lead the Cast of "October Faction"
Aurora Burghart, Gabriel Darku, Wendy Crewson, Megan Follows and Stephen McHattie will also star in the Netflix series.

[10/12/18 - 10:00 AM]
Tyra Banks Returns as Eve in the Freeform Original Film "Life-Size 2," Premiering Sunday, Dec. 2
Grace Manning (Francia Raisa) is the 20-something CEO of Marathon Toys, a huge toy company started by her mother that is most famous for manufacturing the iconic Eve doll.

[10/12/18 - 08:42 AM]
More Food, Fun, and Friendly Competition Are on the Menu on the New Season of "Guy's Ranch Kitchen"
The new season features Rocco DiSpirito, Duff Goldman, Eric Greenspan, Alex Guarnaschelli, Antonia Lofaso, Aaron May, Michael Mina, Marc Murphy, Damaris Phillips, Carl Ruiz, Aarti Sequeira, Michael Voltaggio, Justin Warner, and Jonathan Waxman.

[10/12/18 - 08:26 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Rises in Latest FOX Victory
The network once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/12/18 - 08:19 AM]
U.K Hit Series "The Cry" Will Begin Streaming on Sundance Now in the U.S. and Canada Starting Thursday, November 8
The powerful, psychological thriller chronicles the collapse of a relationship between two young parents in the aftermath of a tragedy, and explores the myths and truths of motherhood, marriage, and post-partum depression.

[10/12/18 - 08:01 AM]
BBC Studios and Lionsgate Television Announce Partnership to Jointly Create Original Programming and Scripted Formats for U.S. Market
As part of the first look agreement, the parties will create original series and draw upon the extensive formats from the prestigious BBC catalog.

[10/12/18 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin Return to TV in "The Kominsky Method"
The Netflix series also features Nancy Travis, Sarah Baker and guest stars including Lisa Edelstein, Emily Osment, Graham Rogers, Danny Devito, Ann-Margret, Jay Leno, Patti LaBelle, Ashleigh LaThorpe and more.

[10/12/18 - 07:01 AM]
Culinary Superstars Named Judges of BYUtv's Family Competition Cooking Show, "Dinner Takes All"
Host and celebrity chef Kelsey Nixon, will be joined by "The Queen of Country Southern Cuisine," Kardea Brown and "The Yum Yum Foodie," Eddie Zamora, as they judge the teams' recipes.

[10/12/18 - 06:41 AM]
Coldplay Announce "A Head Full of Dreams" Film to Screen on Amazon Prime Video from Friday, November 16 and in Cinemas Worldwide on Wednesday, November 14
The film offers an in-depth and intimate portrait of the band's spectacular rise from the backrooms of Camden pubs to selling out stadiums across the planet.

[10/12/18 - 01:00 AM]
DRG and Sundance Now Finalise a Co-Production Deal for the Never-Before-Told True Crime Series "The Oslo Killing"
"The Oslo Killing" examines an unsolved crime that spans four decades and crosses several countries: Norway, Spain, Argentina and the U.S.

[10/11/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 11
Updates include: Chris Diamantopoulos among latest cast in ABC's "The Middle" spin-off; Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson inks massive producing deal with Starz; Kirk Adevedo promoted to regular on The CW's "Arrow."

[10/11/18 - 03:32 PM]
"FBI" Receives Full-Season Order for 2018-2019 Broadcast Season
"FBI" is CBS' most-watched new series with over 13.6 million viewers, as well as the #2 new show of the season.

[10/11/18 - 02:33 PM]
Netflix and Sugar23 Enter Into Multi-Year Film Deal
Steven Soderbergh's "The Laundromat" will be the first film of this newly created deal.

[10/11/18 - 12:10 PM]
Culinary Masterminds Cat Cora and Graham Elliot to Judge ABC's Cooking Competition Series "Family Food Fight," Hosted by Ayesha Curry
The competition series will feature eight families from across the country sharing a common kitchen and a common goal: to claim the title of America's No. 1 Food Family.

[10/11/18 - 12:02 PM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Names Comedian Jaboukie Young-White as the Newest Correspondent to Join the Late-Night Franchise
Most recently, Young-White was named one of Variety's 2018 10 Comics to Watch and performed at the Comics to Watch showcase at the 2018 Just For Laughs festival in Montreal.

[10/11/18 - 11:52 AM]
"Big Cat Tales" Premieres as a Five-Day Television Event on Animal Planet from Monday Oct. 29 - Friday Nov. 2 at 8PM PM/ET
The series documents present-day prides and families of the lions, leopards and cheetahs of the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.

[10/11/18 - 11:45 AM]
Video: IFC's "Baroness von Sketch Show" Season 3 Trailer Revealed
The new season premieres with two back to back episodes Thursday, November 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/11/18 - 11:11 AM]
Kew Media Distribution's "Frankie Drake Mysteries" Acquired by Ovation in U.S. as New Second Season Launches
Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the city's only female private detectives as they take on the cases the police don't want to touch.

[10/11/18 - 11:04 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Enters "The Twilight Zone" - New Original Series Coming to CBS All Access in 2019
Lathan will star in the upcoming episode "Rewind."

[10/11/18 - 11:00 AM]
Emma Roberts to Star in Netflix Ice Skating Drama Series "Spinning Out"
Roberts stars as Kat Baker, an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who's about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall took her off the competition track.

[10/11/18 - 11:00 AM]
"True Detective" Season 3 Debuts Sunday, Jan. 13 at 9PM on HBO
The new season tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks, and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.

[10/11/18 - 10:16 AM]
Hulu Teams with Imagine Television for "Wu-Tang: An American Saga"
The upcoming drama series created and written by Alex Tse and Wu-Tang Clan front man The RZA, has received a 10-episode order.

[10/11/18 - 10:06 AM]
Marcia Gay Harden Set to Star in "Love You to Death" on Lifetime
Inspired by a true story, the film is a shocking tale of a mother and daughter who are nothing like they seem, their tumultuous relationship ending in a brutal murder.

[10/11/18 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon and Kevin Hart Enter Into Exclusive First-Look Deal to Develop and Produce Content for Kids
Kevin Hart noted, "For me, Nick has always represented everything fun about being a kid, and it's still at the forefront today of kids' and family entertainment."

[10/11/18 - 09:10 AM]
AT&T Audience Network and Entertainment One Kick Off New Season Production of Polyamorous Rom-com "You Me Her"
Original cast members Greg Poehler, Rachel Blanchard and Priscilla Faia will reprise their roles in the upcoming season.







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