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[10/31/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 31
Updates include: Hannah Simone, Leslie Odom, Jr. to star in ABC comedies; Netflix's "The Witcher" rounds out cast; and "Wheel of Fortune," "Jeopardy!" hosts locked in through 2022.

[10/31/18 - 03:19 PM]
BET Networks Licenses "Carl Weber's The Family Business" Crime Drama for Eight Jaw-Dropping Installments Starting Tuesday, November 13 at 9 PM ET/PT
Originally developed and produced as an indie film franchise, BET has licensed the content to air this dynamic production in an explosive way.

[10/31/18 - 03:17 PM]
"The Ranch" Has Been Renewed for a 20-Episode Fourth Season
The pickup was announced via social media by the streaming service.

[10/31/18 - 01:00 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns Nov. 3 with Jonah Hill and Maggie Rogers
They'll be followed by Liev Schreiber and Lil Wayne on November 10.

[10/31/18 - 12:44 PM]
Netflix Greenlights "Castlevania" Season 3
The streaming service broke the news via the show's social media page.

[10/31/18 - 12:24 PM]
FOX Sports Films' "Magnify" Series Celebrates One Year Anniversary with "They Fight" Premiere, Sunday, November 11 on FOX
Set in Washington, D.C.'s Ward 8 neighborhood, "They Fight" follows young boxers Ragahleak "Peanut" Bartee and Quincey Williams' journeys as part of the Lyfe Style Boxing training program.

[10/31/18 - 10:28 AM]
Bravo Media Gets the Party Started with the Premieres of "Vanderpump Rules" and the New Docuseries "Unanchored" on Monday, December 3 at 9PM & 10PM ET/PT
Following nine best friends aboard a 56-foot catamaran for three weeks in the Bahamas, "Unanchored" will air new episodes on back-to-back nights every Monday and Tuesday at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/31/18 - 10:06 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Greenlights "Dead by Dawn," A First-Ever Horror Nature Series from the Makers of "The Walking Dead"
This genre-bending series showcases the horror that is reality in the wild when the sun goes down.

[10/31/18 - 10:00 AM]
Stephen King Brings "Joyland" to Freeform
"Joyland" tells the story of Devin, a college student who takes a summer job at an amusement park in a North Carolina tourist town, confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child and the way both will change his life forever.

[10/31/18 - 09:31 AM]
CBS Launches "ET Live," A New 24/7 Entertainment News Streaming Network
"ET Live" expands the "Entertainment Tonight" brand beyond television, catering to entertainment super-fans with live coverage of the day's top stories.

[10/31/18 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Reclaim Demo Crown
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[10/31/18 - 07:31 AM]
Get Your First Look at Henry Cavill in "The Witcher"
The streaming service posted the actor's camera test to social media this morning.

[10/31/18 - 07:00 AM]
"The E! People's Choice Awards" to Air Live Across the Cable Networks of NBCUniversal, Including Bravo, E!, Syfy, Universo and USA Network, on Sunday, November 11 from 9:00 - 11:00PM ET/PT
"E! Live from the Red Carpet: The E! People's Choice Awards," will air only on E! starting at 7:00pm ET/PT.

[10/31/18 - 07:00 AM]
BBC America Greenlights Original Scripted Series "The Watch"
The eight-episode series is based on Sir Terry Pratchett's wildly popular "Discworld" novels, which have sold more than 90 million books worldwide.

[10/31/18 - 06:33 AM]
"Bad Chad Customs" Goes Inside the Mind of a Mad Genius Car Builder When It Premieres New Year's Day Exclusively on Discovery
In a small, hand-built shop in a rural town lives a car artist like no other: Chad Hiltz aka "Bad Chad".

[10/30/18 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 30
Updates include: Naomi Watts first to be cast in "Game of Thrones" spin-off; Ryan Hansen to return for Hulu's "Veronica Mars" revival; and ABC passes on drama pilot "False Profits."

[10/30/18 - 05:52 PM]
Video: "Brainchild" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Prepare to have your mind-blown as we use interactive games, illusions, hidden-camera experiments and magic to explore the universe and explain the amazing science behind topics such as superheroes, outer space, social media and dreams.

[10/30/18 - 05:32 PM]
Academy Award, Golden Globe Winner Forest Whitaker Boards David E. Talbert's Family Holiday Musical "Jingle Jangle"
A cobblestone world comes to life in the event holiday musical tale of an embattled toymaker, his precocious granddaughter, and a magical invention, that if they can get it to work in time for the holidays, could change their lives forever.

[10/30/18 - 05:01 PM]
ABC Celebrates the Holidays with a Bounty of Thanksgiving-Themed Programs
Highlights include "Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic - A Special Edition of 20/20" on Thursday, November 22.

[10/30/18 - 02:41 PM]
USA Network Picks Up Season 7 of "Chrisley Knows Best"; Adds "Growing Up Chrisley" Spinoff for 2019
The back half of season six will premiere November 28 at 9:00/8:00c, with two back-to-back episodes.

[10/30/18 - 02:37 PM]
Oxygen Media Debuts Real-Time Investigative Special "Up and Vanished" Based on the Popular Payne Lindsey Podcast
The special, premiering Sunday, November 18, will focus on the mysterious disappearance of Tara, a Georgia beauty queen and school teacher who went missing in 2005, and where the police investigation is today in the aftermath of Payne's groundbreaking podcast.

[10/30/18 - 01:06 PM]
USA Network's "Real Country" Announces Contestants; Sets Stagecoach Country Music Festival and Grand Ole Opry Winner Performances
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, November 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/30/18 - 12:02 PM]
Netflix Renews "BoJack Horseman" for Season 6
Will Arnett voices BoJack, the failed legendary 90's sitcom star from the favorite family sitcom "Horsin' Around," who has been trying to find his way through a muddle of self-loathing, whisky and failed relationships.

[10/30/18 - 11:01 AM]
Freeform and ATTN: Encourage Young Voters to "March to the Polls" with New Multifaceted PSA Campaign Launching Nov. 1
Look for a series of public service announcements will debut across the Freeform and ATTN: social media platforms targeting millennial and Gen Z voters.

[10/30/18 - 10:06 AM]
"Fuller House" Is Expecting... A Fourth Season! Due Date: December 14, 2018
Netflix broke the news via social media this morning.

[10/30/18 - 10:00 AM]
IFC Unveils Five New Series in Development for Series Contention
IFC's recently greenlit two new series "Sherman's Showcase" and "Year of the Rabbit," both heading into production in early 2019 and set to air on the network later in the year.

[10/30/18 - 09:35 AM]
Ovation Unveils the Dark and Delicious Art World of "Riviera" on February 9
The Sundance Now streaming series will make its linear premiere on the cable channel.

[10/30/18 - 09:33 AM]
FX Orders Limited Series "Mrs. America" - Starring Academy(R) Award and Golden Globe(R) Winner Cate Blanchett
The project tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, played by Blanchett.

[10/30/18 - 09:32 AM]
John Green Announces Leads for Hulu's "Looking for Alaska"
Kristine Froseth and Charlie Plummer have been cast as the leads in the upcoming limited series, based on Green's bestselling novel.

[10/30/18 - 09:19 AM]
Jason Flemyng Joins "Pennyworth" for Epix and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Based on the Characters from DC
He'll play the villain "Lord Harwood" in the project.

[10/30/18 - 09:08 AM]
An Important Announcement, You Degenerates - "Paradise PD" Just Got Picked Up for Season 2
Netflix announced the news today with a pair of animated interstitials.

[10/30/18 - 09:00 AM]
Adult Swim Unlocks Unconscious Minds with "The Shivering Truth" on December 9th
The new quarter-hour series is a delicately crafted, darkly surreal anthology comedy.

[10/30/18 - 08:49 AM]
Propagate Acquires Electus and Majority Interest in Artists First to Expand Its Global Film and Television Studio
The deal combines Electus' popular content, international sales division and valuable library and Artists First's impressive talent roster and hit shows with Propagate's already robust content creation capabilities and strategic relationships.

[10/30/18 - 08:46 AM]
Silicon Valley's Breakthrough Prize Announces Musical Performer and Presenters for Live Ceremony Celebrating Science on Sunday, November 4
Orlando Bloom, Ron Howard, Julianne Moore, Thandie Newton, Lupita Nyong'o, Zoe Saldana and G.E.M. will serve as on-stage presenters during the ceremony.

[10/30/18 - 08:31 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Captures the Majesty of an Iconic River and Its Diverse Wildlife in "America's Mississippi"
The three-part series launches Wednesday, December 5 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[10/30/18 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network overall.

[10/30/18 - 07:38 AM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football": Patriots-Bills Up 10 Percent Year-Over-Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, October 29.

[10/30/18 - 07:00 AM]
Game Show Network Names Joey Fatone as Host of New Trivia-Based Show, "Common Knowledge" Premiering January 14
The new half-hour series will premiere January 14 at 5:30 p.m. ET and will air Monday through Friday.

[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.







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