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[10/29/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 29
Updates include: YouTube orders pilot for "The Edge of Seventeen" TV series; Amazon locks in cast for "College"; and Casey Johnson, David Windsor sign onto Freeform's "Besties."

[10/29/18 - 02:28 PM]
FOX Sports Scores Sixth Consecutive Primetime Win with World Series Game 5 Clincher
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, October 28.

[10/29/18 - 02:06 PM]
"Cosmos: Possible Worlds" to Premiere Monday March 4 on National Geographic
Airing as a global event on National Geographic in 172 countries and 43 languages, it will also air on FOX in the U.S.

[10/29/18 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
Look for "Gotham" and "The Orville" to anchor Thursday nights beginning in January.

[10/29/18 - 12:32 PM]
Writer-Producer Chris Van Dusen Signs Series Overall Deal with Netflix
His first will be Shondaland's "Untitled Bridgerton Project," a one-hour drama ordered straight-to-series, based on Julia Quinn's best-selling novels.

[10/29/18 - 11:33 AM]
The Boss Is Back! CNBC's "The Profit" Returns for Season 6 on Tuesday, December 4 at 10PM ET/PT
Over the course of the series, serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis has invested $75 million of his own money helping small business owners save and grow their companies - and now he's ready to put even more on the line.

[10/29/18 - 11:06 AM]
Nickelodeon Dishes Out Hefty Helpings for the Thanksgiving Season Beginning Monday, November 5
Highlights include a sneak peek of Nickelodeon's "Cousins for Life" and the premiere of "Rainbow Rangers" on Nick Jr.

[10/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Announces Cast for Live Musical Production of the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent," Airing Sunday, January 27
Kiersey Clemons, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jordan Fisher, Vanessa Hudgens and Brennin Hunt are among the ensemble.

[10/29/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS All Access Renews "Strange Angel" for a Second Season
"We look forward to exploring the next chapter of Jack Parsons' journey," said Julie McNamara.

[10/29/18 - 10:05 AM]
New Season of "Maine Cabin Masters" Premieres on DIY Network Monday Dec. 3
Armed with a passion to save some of the country's oldest cabins, master builder Chase Morrill and his intrepid construction team salvage decaying rustic retreats in a new season.

[10/29/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Don't Watch This" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new short film anthology is now available on the streaming service.

[10/29/18 - 10:01 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Paul Virzi: I'll Say This" One-Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Tuesday, November 2 at 12:30 A.M. ET/PT on Comedy Central
"Paul's growth as a comedian over the last five years has been amazing to watch," said Burr.

[10/29/18 - 09:30 AM]
Ninth Annual "CMA Country Christmas" to Air Dec. 10 on The ABC Television Network and Reba McEntire Returns for Second Year as Host
Joining Reba are legendary acts and country favorites including Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling, The Isaacs and Brett Young.

[10/29/18 - 09:28 AM]
Netflix Starts Production Today of Its New Series "High Seas" in Madrid and Shows Its First Look
"High Seas" is an eight-episode mystery-drama series set in the 1940s in a luxury transatlantic ship.

[10/29/18 - 09:03 AM]
HBO Sports(R)' "24/7 The Match: Tiger vs. Phil," An Inside Look at the Highly Anticipated One-on-One Contest Between Golf Stars Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, Debuts Tuesday, Nov. 13 on HBO
The behind-the-scenes show chronicles Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, two of the sport's most accomplished competitors, as they prepare to go head-to-head for a live pay-per-view event at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas on Friday, November 23.

[10/29/18 - 09:01 AM]
TLC and HGTV Set for Ultimate Crossover Programming Event with Relaunch of Classic TLC Home Makeover Series, "While You Were Out"
In a key move, the series premiere will simulcast on both networks, with each network brand lending its special flair to the series.

[10/29/18 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Picks Up Historic 30th and 31st Seasons of Its Longest-Running Prime-Time Entertainment Show, "America's Funniest Home Videos"
Plus: the producers have created a new comedy reality series, "Videos After Dark," hosted by comedian Bob Saget and featuring home videos with an edgier twist.

[10/29/18 - 08:46 AM]
Video: Meet the Cast from "Westside"
The Netflix series offers an unscripted and deeply personal glimpse into the journeys of nine young L.A.-based musicians as they follow their dreams.

[10/29/18 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Clincher Pushes FOX in Front
The network's coverage snaps the season-long win streak of NBC's "Sunday Night Football."

[10/29/18 - 08:17 AM]
"Dogs" Launches Globally on Netflix November 16
The series tracks six incredible stories from across the globe including Syria, Japan, Costa Rica, Italy and the US - each proving that the unconditional love one feels for their dog is a beautiful universal truth.

[10/29/18 - 08:09 AM]
Ovation and Reelz to Broadcast the 2018 National Christmas Tree Lighting
Co-presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, this beloved American tradition features live musical performances and the official lighting of the National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse in President's Park (White House).

[10/29/18 - 08:00 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Guest Line-Up for Week of Shows Covering the Midterm Elections from Florida
Andrew Gillum, Derek Jeter, Ana Navarro and Dwyane Wade are all scheduled to appear.

[10/29/18 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Diablero" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Before angels had abandoned Mexico City, there was a balance between good and evil.

[10/29/18 - 06:57 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Week 8 Ratings Up 13%
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 28.

[10/28/18 - 08:51 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Game 4 Sends FOX to the Top Spot
The network's World Series coverage leads the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/28/18 - 08:17 AM]
College Football Week 9: ESPN Up 56% Year-Over-Year on Saturday
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, October 27.

[10/27/18 - 08:30 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Lifts FOX to Top Spot
The network's primetime portion of the marathon Game 3 leads the night in all categories.

[10/27/18 - 03:47 AM]
Video: "The Last Kingdom" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Based on Bernard Cornwell's best-selling books, the series follows warrior and hero Uhtred as he seeks to reclaim his birthright - his ancestral lands of Bebbanburg.

[10/26/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 26
Updates include: Netflix cancels "American Vandal" after two seasons; ABC orders extra episode of "The Conners"; and Jeryl Prescott cast as Madame Xanadu in DC Universe's "Swamp Thing."

[10/26/18 - 02:15 PM]
Video: Showtime Releases Trailer for "Shut Up and Dribble"
The highly-anticipated three-part documentary series is a powerful inside look at the changing role of NBA athletes through the lens of our shifting cultural and political environment.

[10/26/18 - 01:31 PM]
"A Million Little Things" Receives a Full-Season Order from ABC
Season to date in Nielsen's Live + 7 Day ratings, the series is attracting an average audience of 8.0 million viewers and a 2.0/9 in Adults 18-49.

[10/26/18 - 12:00 PM]
Netflix Rounds Out Casting for Liz Garbus' "Lost Girls"
Amy Ryan, Gabriel Byrne, Thomasin McKenzie, Lola Kirke, Oona Laurence, Reed Birney, Dean Winters, Miriam Shor, Kevin Corrigan and Rosal Colon star in the project.

[10/26/18 - 11:31 AM]
Disney Channel's Hit Series "Andi Mack" Anchors Friday Prime-Time Lineup
The series, which had been airing on Mondays, will now lead into "Coop and Cami Ask the World" and "Raven's Home" on Friday nights.

[10/26/18 - 11:02 AM]
Video: "The Hookup Plan" - Teaser - Netflix
The cast of "The Hookup Plan" want you to know they're a romcom, so why not invoke the most iconic romcom of all time, "Love Actually."

[10/26/18 - 10:31 AM]
NBC to Air Two-Part "Timeless" Series Finale on Thursday, December 20
Look for the two-hour event beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/26/18 - 10:15 AM]
The Hour-Long CMA Awards Special, "Country Music's Biggest Stars: In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts," Airs Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10:00 p.m. EST, on ABC
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the special features new interviews and updates from the numerous country music stars who have opened their lives and homes for Roberts throughout the years.

[10/26/18 - 10:11 AM]
FOX Orders Animated Comedy "Duncanville," From Amy Poehler and Mike and Julie Scully, To Premiere During the 2019-2020 Season
The series centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends.

[10/26/18 - 10:07 AM]
Hulu Announces "Four Weddings and a Funeral" Casting
Jessica Williams, Nikesh Patel, Rebecca Rittenhouse and John Reynolds have been cast in the upcoming limited romantic comedy series.

[10/26/18 - 09:38 AM]
Investigation Discovery Takes a Raw and Intense Look at Life and Death on the Frontlines of Law Enforcement in the New Series "Body Cam"
The 10-episode series premieres on Tuesday, November 27 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/26/18 - 09:31 AM]
Ready for Fireworks? "Friends from College" Returns January 11
Keegan-Michael Key (Ethan), Cobie Smulders (Lisa), Annie Parisse (Sam), Nat Faxon (Nick), Fred Savage (Max) and Jae Suh Park (Marianne) star in the new season.

[10/26/18 - 09:30 AM]
Adam Scott Enters "The Twilight Zone" - New Original Series Coming to CBS All Access in 2019
Scott will star in the episode "Nightmare at 30,000 Feet."

[10/26/18 - 09:15 AM]
Netflix Set to Produce CG Animated Musical Based on the Life of Musical Visionary Wyclef Jean
The film will be based on the real-life story of Jean's childhood in Haiti.

[10/26/18 - 09:01 AM]
"Lego(R) Star Wars: All-Stars," A Series of New Animated Shorts and Full-Length Episodes, to Debut Beginning Monday, Oct. 29
The first five shorts will roll out daily that week, culminating in a compilation special highlighting three additional shorts on Saturday, November 10 on Disney XD and DisneyNOW.

[10/26/18 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with NFL Coverage
The network's "Thursday Night Football" helps lead the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/26/18 - 05:16 AM]
Checking in on Netflix's First Mandarin-Language International Original, "Nowhere Man"
The series, currently being shot in Taiwan, stars Joseph Chang, Bo-Chieh Wang, and Zhou Ming-Fu.

[10/25/18 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 25
Updates include: Courtney Kemp eyes "Power" spin-offs at Starz; Iliza Shlesinger to star in potential CBS comedy; and Steve Carell and David Steinberg look to revive "Inside Comedy."

[10/25/18 - 04:13 PM]
Netflix Dramedy "Daybreak" Rounds Out Cast of Glendale High School
Based on the graphic novel by Brian Ralph, the subversive dark comedy finds 17-year-old high school outcast Josh searching for his missing girlfriend Sam in post-apocalyptic Glendale, California.

[10/25/18 - 04:07 PM]
Emma Thompson Cast in Russell T Davies' BBC One Drama "Years and Years"
The six-part limited series will air on HBO in the United States.

[10/25/18 - 11:57 AM]
Viacom Announces New Structure for Media Networks Group
Effective immediately, VMN will consist of four brand groups: Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land; MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo; BET Networks; and Nickelodeon.

[10/25/18 - 11:49 AM]
OWN's New Lyrical Drama "David Makes Man" from Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney Reveals New Recurring and Guest Star Cast Members
The series centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects who is haunted by the death of his closest friend and relied on by his hardworking mother to find a way out of poverty.







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[12/12/18 - 12:29 PM]
TLC's Weight Transformation Lineup Returns in the New Year with Premieres of "My 600-lb Life" and "Family by the Ton"
Look for both series back-to-back starting Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/12/18 - 12:19 PM]
Oxygen to Debut Two-Hour Documentary "Dirty John, The Dirty Truth" on Monday, January 14 at 8 PM ET/PT
Bravo Media's scripted anthology "Dirty John" wraps its freshman run the previous night, Sunday, January 13.

[12/12/18 - 12:16 PM]
HGTV's Ben and Erin Napier Reimagine Old Properties for New Residents in Third Season of "Home Town"
"I think people don't always see the beauty and magic in historic properties," said Ben. "Erin and I want all of the houses in Laurel to shine."

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Spike Lee Teams Up with NYU Proteges for Time Travel Feature for Netflix
"See You Yesterday" centers on two Brooklyn teenage science prodigies, Claudette "C.J." Walker and Sebastian J. Thomas, who build make-shift time machines to save C.J.'s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by a police officer.

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Pedro Pascal Leads a Most Impressive Cast in "The Mandalorian," The First Ever Live-Action "Star Wars" Series, Coming to Disney+
He is officially joined by Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte.

[12/12/18 - 11:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for New Series "The Fix," "Grand Hotel," "Whiskey Cavalier" and Returning Shows "American Idol," "Match Game" and "For the People"
Plus: "A Million Little Things" moves to Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c starting January 17.

[12/12/18 - 11:16 AM]
Season Two of "Milo Murphy's Law," Starring Al Yankovic, Debuts with a "Phineas and Ferb" Hour-Long Crossover Special Saturday, Jan. 5, on Disney Channel and Disney XD
Both series hail from acclaimed animation producers Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh, who will reprise their "Phineas and Ferb" roles as Dr. Doofenshmirtz and Major Monogram.

[12/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
Starring Mahershala Ali and Created by Nic Pizzolatto, "True Detective" Returns for Third Season Jan. 13, Exclusively on HBO
The series returns for its eight-episode third season with two episodes debuting back-to-back.

[12/12/18 - 09:01 AM]
The Forces Behind "End of the F***ing World" & "Stranger Things" Unite for "I Am Not Okay with This"
The latest Netflix original series is based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel of the same name.

[12/12/18 - 08:45 AM]
"Everything's Gonna Be Okay," From Critically Acclaimed Writer and Comedian Josh Thomas, Picked Up to Series by Freeform
The half-hour comedy introduces Nicholas (Josh Thomas), a neurotic 25-year-old still living at home with his single dad and two teenage half-sisters, one of which has autism.

[12/12/18 - 08:38 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike" - Teaser - Netflix
"'Trigger Warning' is about examining cultural taboos and giving viewers the space to examine the 'what ifs' and 'why nots' that limit how some people move and operate in the world," said Michael Render, pka Killer Mike.

[12/12/18 - 08:33 AM]
Reelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New Series and Returning Series
New series include "I Lived with a Killer," "Famous Fortune Fights," and "Notorious."

[12/12/18 - 08:12 AM]
"Lip Sync Battle" Season 5 Premieres January 17 at 9pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
On tap this season are Queer Eye's Fab 5, Andy Roddick, Brooklyn Decker, Darren Criss, Big Bird, and Vanessa Morgan with special appearances by Mariah Carey, Serena Williams.

[12/12/18 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Fall Finales Put CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" is the night's most-watched program overall while NBC's "The Voice," ABC's "The Conners" top adults 18-49.

[12/12/18 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "7 Days Out" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A behind-the-scenes look at the most iconic cultural events in fashion, sports, food, gaming, and space.