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[01/29/19 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 29
Updates include: CBS orders backdoor pilot for "FBI" spin-off; Sasha Lane first to be cast in Amazon's "Utopia" import; and ABC orders Hannah Simone-led comedy, dramas "Stumptown," "Triangle" to pilot.

[01/29/19 - 09:25 PM]
"The Ghost Bride" Stars Wu Kang Jen, Huang Peijia, Ludi Lin, Kuang Tian as Lead Roles
The six-episode drama is an adaptation of a New York Times bestseller of the same name created by Yangsze Choo.

[01/29/19 - 04:27 PM]
NBC Confirms State of the Union on February 5; "This Is Us," "New Amsterdam" Bumped
The Tuesday dramas will now wrap on April 2 and May 21, respectively, one week later than previously announced.

[01/29/19 - 04:15 PM]
Zack Snyder Will Direct "Army of the Dead" for Netflix
In the zombie thriller, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into a quarantine zone following a zombie outbreak to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

[01/29/19 - 04:10 PM]
Keeley Hawes, Sally Phillips and Jill Halfpenny Join the Cast of "Year of the Rabbit" Starring Matt Berry
The six-episode half-hour series sees BAFTA-winning actor Matt Berry play Detective Inspector Rabbit, a hardened booze-hound cop in Victorian London.

[01/29/19 - 03:16 PM]
FOX Pushes Tuesday Plans to Make Room for State of the Union Address
"Lethal Weapon" and "The Gifted" will now wrap on February 26; while "MasterChef Junior" and "Mental Samurai" will now launch on March 5.

[01/29/19 - 01:30 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Air Live Following Rescheduled State of the Union Address, Tuesday, Feb. 5
Guests joining Colbert for the live broadcast from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York will be announced shortly.

[01/29/19 - 12:18 PM]
Hallmark Channel Ranks as Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Cable Network in January During Primetime
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/29/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Winning "Project Runway" Returns Home to Bravo Beginning Thursday, March 14 at 8PM ET/PT
The new incarnation is hosted by Karlie Kloss with mentor Christian Siriano and judges Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell and Elaine Welteroth.

[01/29/19 - 11:02 AM]
Chucky TV Show Slashing Onto Syfy Along with Two Other Genre Pilots
They are the video game-centric "Cipher" and the Lorne Michaels-produced comedy "(Future) Cult Classic."

[01/29/19 - 10:56 AM]
Statement from 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Entertainment Regarding Attack on Jussie Smollett
"We are deeply saddened and outraged to learn that a member of our 'Empire' family, Jussie Smollett, was viciously attacked last night," said the companies.

[01/29/19 - 10:45 AM]
CBS Renews "God Friended Me" for Second Season
"God Friended Me" is the network's second-most-watched new series and the most-watched scripted series on Sunday, averaging 10 million viewers.

[01/29/19 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent: The Champions" Tops Viewers, Demos
NBC leads the night in total viewers and shares the demo crown with ABC.

[01/29/19 - 08:09 AM]
2019 Alabama-Clemson College Football Playoff National Championship Is Most Watched of Their Three Head-to-Head Title Contests
ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, January 7.

[01/29/19 - 07:36 AM]
CNBC Primetime Announces Real Estate Thursdays Coming in May
The network has greenlit three new originals including "Listing Impossible," "Cash Pad" and "Five Day Business Flip."

[01/28/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 28
Updates include: ABC orders two drama pilots based on Israeli series; Patricia Heaton-led "Carol's Second Act" gets pilot order from CBS; and FOX makes second drama pilot order with "Prodigal Son."

[01/28/19 - 08:31 PM]
"Delhi Crime" - A Seven-Part Series Inspired by a Notorious 2012 Rape Investigation by the Delhi Police That Reverberated Across India and the World - Will Premiere March 22 on Netflix
The project is written and directed by Richie Mehta.

[01/28/19 - 03:03 PM]
2019 Pro Bowl on ESPN and ABC Delivers Eight Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, January 27.

[01/28/19 - 02:20 PM]
Oxygen Media's "In Ice Cold Blood" Hosted by Ice-T Returns Monday, February 25 at 8PM ET/PT
Ice-T returns as host and executive producer, using his distinct voice to guide viewers through shocking true stories involving sex, money, obsession - or a fatal cocktail of all three.

[01/28/19 - 01:00 PM]
"The Twilight Zone" Enlists Taissa Farmiga, Rhea Seehorn, Luke Kirby and Ike Barinholtz
They will star in an upcoming episode that will also feature Percy Hynes-White.

[01/28/19 - 11:44 AM]
USA Adapts Critically Acclaimed Megan Abbott Mystery "Dare Me" to Series
Based on the acclaimed novel by Megan Abbott, "Dare Me" is an unflinching exploration of teen angst, jealousy, loyalty, and the dynamics of power in a small Midwestern town.

[01/28/19 - 11:42 AM]
"VH1 Trailblazer Honors" Kicks Off Women's History Month Celebrating Academy Award Nominee Ava DuVernay
The one-hour special will air on International Women's Day, Friday, March 8 at 9:00/8:00c on VH1 and Logo.

[01/28/19 - 11:01 AM]
Nickelodeon's "Double Dare" Takes the Gridiron at Super Bowl LIII
Hosted by Liza Koshy and featuring color commentary from Marc Summers, the teams will include NFL athletes Drew Brees and Russell Wilson, as well as Nickelodeon stars Scarlett Spencer and Dallas Dupree Young.

[01/28/19 - 10:59 AM]
TLC's Hit Series "Trading Spaces" Sets Season 10 Return for March 16th
Hosted by Paige Davis, this season includes 12 episodes filmed across the country, where the designers tackle new challenges as varied as teachers' lounges, twin sisters' homes, attics, basements and even homes of ex-spouses, among others.

[01/28/19 - 10:15 AM]
Freeform Inks Script to Series Deal for "Party Girls" with Platform One Media, Laurence Fishburne's Cinema Gypsy and Picture It Productions
The half-hour, single-camera dramedy is inspired by the true story of Ericka Suzanne, daughter of the first female leader of the Black Panther Party, Elaine Brown.

[01/28/19 - 09:17 AM]
"A Discovery of Witches" Casts a Spell on Audiences, Conjuring Record Breaking Subscriber Growth and Viewership for Sundance Now and Shudder
In all, "A Discovery of Witches" accounted for more than half of all streaming activity on Sundance Now.

[01/28/19 - 09:15 AM]
Life May Not Be a Cabaret, But There Are Plenty of Theatrics When "The Real Housewives of New York City" Premieres Wednesday, March 6 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning this season are Bethenny Frankel, Dorinda Medley, Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, and Tinsley Mortimer, joined by friend Barbara Kavovit.

[01/28/19 - 08:47 AM]
Richard Armitage Will Star as Adam Price in "The Stranger," A Suspenseful, Eight-Episode Series Based on Harlan Coben's Novel
The project details a devastating secret that not only threatens to destroy Adam's family but also end their lives.

[01/28/19 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown as "Rent" Leads Night
FOX's telecast is the number one draw among adults 18-49.

[01/27/19 - 08:14 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with NBA Coverage
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/27/19 - 07:47 AM]
Discovery Announces Next Phase for Project C.A.T and Premieres "Tigerland" at Sundance
The film will debut on Discovery on March 30, in U.S. and in countries and territories around the world.

[01/26/19 - 10:06 AM]
Video: OWN Unveils Teaser Trailer at Sundance for Its Highly Anticipated New Drama "David Makes Man," From Oscar Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney
The series is set for a summer 2019 premiere on OWN.

[01/26/19 - 08:41 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts with "Celebrity Big Brother"
The Eye wins the night among total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with ABC.

[01/25/19 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 25
Updates include: NBC gives green light to Bradley Whitford-led comedy pilot; CBS orders drama pilots "Nancy," "Under the Bridge"; and HBO's "The Outsider" fills out its cast.

[01/25/19 - 02:30 PM]
CBS Renews Three Hit Freshman Series for 2019-2020 Season
"FBI," "The Neighborhood" and "Magnum P.I." will all return to the network next year for a second season.

[01/25/19 - 01:02 PM]
"The Other Two" Series Premiere Delivers 2.25 Million Total Viewers for Comedy Central, Including Streaming and Replays
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[01/25/19 - 12:01 PM]
Crimes of Love and Passion Are Unleashed in Investigation Discovery's New Series "Heart of Darkness"
The six-part series launches Saturday, February 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[01/25/19 - 10:05 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Official Trailer for Sacha Jenkins' "Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men" Ahead of Sundance Film Festival Premiere
The full series will air on Showtime later this spring.

[01/25/19 - 10:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Premiering New Seasons of "Crashletes" and "The Dude Perfect Show" in February
Both shows are created by Rob Dyrdek and Shane Nickerson of Superjacket Productions.

[01/25/19 - 10:01 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Season Two of the Live-Action Comedy "Coop & Cami Ask the World"
New episodes from season one, which launched last October, will continue to air on Saturdays (10:30-11:00 A.M. EST) on Disney Channel and in the DisneyNOW app.

[01/25/19 - 09:31 AM]
MTV Greenlights "Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D & Vinny"
Slated to premiere later this year, MTV's new dating-competition show gives 20 contestants the chance to win the hearts of "Jersey Shore Family Vacation's" iconic duo.

[01/25/19 - 09:03 AM]
"Song of Parkland," Telling the Story of Drama Students Who Harness the Power of the Arts to Heal Themselves and Their Community in the Wake of Tragedy, Debuts Feb. 7 on HBO
The touching documentary debuts one year after the attack.

[01/25/19 - 08:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demo Race with "Grey's Anatomy"
The Alphabet tops the night among adults 18-49 while a repeat heavy CBS is the most-watched network.

[01/25/19 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Orders Limited Drama Series "Behind Her Eyes"
Steve Lightfoot is behind the six-episode series.

[01/25/19 - 07:00 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for Chiwetel Ejiofor's Directorial Debut - "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind"
Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

[01/24/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 24
Updates include: FOX greenlights a pair of comedy pilots; Netflix eyes "Resident Evil" TV series; and NBC orders new pilot for "Friends-in-Law" comedy.

[01/24/19 - 02:33 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Tone Bell: Can't Cancel This"
The one-hour special premieres Friday, February 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/24/19 - 02:26 PM]
USA Network Announces Pickup of "Briarpatch" Starring Rosario Dawson
Briarpatch follows Allegra Dill (Dawson), a dogged investigator returning to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered.

[01/24/19 - 02:26 PM]
Video: MTV's "The Challenge: War of the Worlds" First Look Trailer
The franchise returns on its new night, Wednesday, February 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/24/19 - 01:43 PM]
YouTube Greenlights Second Season of Hit Comedy Series from Creator Liza Koshy "Liza on Demand"
The eight-episode, half-hour series will begin production this spring and debut on YouTube Premium in 2019.







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[02/16/20 - 08:53 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
"48 Hours" leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/15/20 - 08:45 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Demo Crown
"WWE SmackDown," "Hawaii Five-0" and "Blue Bloods" all share the top spot among adults 18-49.

[02/14/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 14
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "Insatiable"; Topher Grace to star in ABC's "Home Economics"; and Riann Steele tapped for "Debris" at NBC.

[02/14/20 - 12:44 PM]
Video: "Vagrant Queen" - Official Trailer - Syfy
With civilization at stake, it's this queen, this deadbeat and this mechanic against a whole damn galaxy.

[02/14/20 - 12:39 PM]
"Killing Eve" Returns to BBC America and AMC on Sunday, April 26th at 10PM ET/PT
The third season continues the story of two women with brutal pasts, addicted to each other but now trying desperately to live their lives without their drug of choice.

[02/14/20 - 12:31 PM]
Tracy Morgan Brings His Old School Ways to New School Brooklyn as the Third Season of "The Last O.G." Returns to TBS on April 7
Catch a sneak peek of the season three premiere episode on Saturday, March 28 following the Elite Eight game on TBS and Saturday, April 4 following the Final Four game on TBS and TNT.

[02/14/20 - 11:12 AM]
Video: HBO Max Drops First Teaser
The company also issued a love poem on Twitter featuring cherry-picked titles coming to the streamer.

[02/14/20 - 11:07 AM]
Netflix and Mattel Television Announce the All-Star Cast of "Masters of the Universe: Revelation"
Mark Hamill, Lena Headey, Chris Wood and Sarah Michelle Gellar are among the principal voice actors.

[02/14/20 - 11:00 AM]
FOX to Air "Fire Fight Australia" Benefit Concert Saturday, February 29
The concert, taking place February 16 in Sydney's ANZ Stadium, benefits key organizations providing vital short, medium and long-term rescue, recover and rehabilitation assistance in Australia's fire-affected areas.

[02/14/20 - 10:00 AM]
Yvonne Orji to Tape Her First HBO Comedy Special This Month
The special features footage shot in Nigeria in early January and tapes Saturday, February 29 before a live audience at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

[02/14/20 - 09:06 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "More Funny Women of a Certain Age" on Saturday, March 14 at 10 PM ET/PT
Caroline Rhea, Carol Leifer, Carole Montgomery, Julia Scotti, Tammy Pescatelli and Thea Vidale are among those featured.

[02/14/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's Anatomy," "Young Sheldon" Lead Demo Race
ABC takes home the overall adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[02/14/20 - 06:33 AM]
Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, CBS Announces Premiere Date for "Love Island" Season Two
The new season will kick off with a two-hour premiere Thursday, May 21.

[02/14/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Stranger Things" - From Russia with Love...
Netflix drops its first tease from the show's upcoming fourth season.

[02/13/20 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 13
Updates include: Netflix eyes more "Lucifer" beyond "final" season; ABC gives late pilot order to "Home Economics"; and "Call My Agent!" to end after four seasons.