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[04/15/19 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 15
Updates include: Viceland pulls the plug on "Vice Live"; Sterling K. Brown to visit "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; and Aida Mashaka Croal, Michael Green out as showrunners of FX's "Y."

[04/15/19 - 06:01 PM]
"American Idol" Judge Luke Bryan and Mentor Bobby Bones Are ABC's Top Draft Picks on the "2019 NFL Draft on ABC"
Bryan will join the "GameDay" hosts on night one, while Bones will serve as roving reporter from the streets of Nashville on both nights, sharing the enthusiasm of the city, fans' passion and provide a behind-the-scenes look of the NFL Draft for viewers at home.

[04/15/19 - 03:14 PM]
CBS Gives Newcomer "The Code" Additional Tuesday Showcase
Look for an original episode on Tuesday, April 23 in place of the previously announced repeat of "FBI."

[04/15/19 - 03:02 PM]
Tensions Peak in Season Three of the TLC GO Digital Original Series "90 Day Fiance: What Now?"
The project is the third most streamed digital original series of all time for TLC GO with over 4.2M streams.

[04/15/19 - 01:01 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" Expands Thursday, April 18 Episode to 90 Minutes
"I simply will not stand for the Mueller report bumping Leslie Jones or vice versa, so we decided to make room for both," Meyers said.

[04/15/19 - 12:51 PM]
Mark Millar and Netflix Announce "Space Bandits" Comic-Book and Special Limited Edition Covers Illustrated by Artist Legends
The female led sci-fi story is described by Millar as a female Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid set in space with a massive and exciting cast of characters.

[04/15/19 - 12:46 PM]
"Game of Thrones'" Final Season Premiere Watched by a Record 17.4 Million Viewers, and Marks Largest Night of Streaming for HBO
HBO spins the numbers for Sunday, April 14.

[04/15/19 - 12:10 PM]
Peyton Manning to Host New ESPN+ Original Series "Peyton's Places"
Produced by NFL Films and ESPN+, Part 1 debuts on ESPN+ in July.

[04/15/19 - 11:44 AM]
HGTV Hit Series "Home Town" Finales with Strong Season Three Performance Among Women 25-54
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/15/19 - 11:07 AM]
Bon Voyage! Bravo Media Sails Through the French Riviera in a New Season of "Below Deck Mediterranean" Premiering Monday, June 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning crew members include: Captain Sandy Yawn, Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew), João Franco (Bosun) and Colin Macy-O'Toole (Deckhand).

[04/15/19 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Renews Freshman Drama "Manifest" for Second Season
"In just its first season, 'Manifest' has answered many questions about the mystery of Flight 828 and, smartly, asks many more," said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta.

[04/15/19 - 09:32 AM]
FXX Sets Premiere Date for "Archer: 1999"
The landmark 10th season launches Wednesday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/15/19 - 09:31 AM]
Video: New Trailer for "Grass Is Greener" Starring Snoop Dogg & More
In his directorial debut for Netflix, hip hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy presents an unparalleled look at the racially biased history of the war on marijuana.

[04/15/19 - 09:00 AM]
BET Networks Announces Continued Partnership with Emmy(R) Award-Winning Creator, Writer, and Actor Lena Waithe on New Original Series "Twenties"
The project was originally shot as a pilot for TBS last year.

[04/15/19 - 08:22 AM]
Hulu Renews "Shrill"
The Aidy Bryant-led comedy will return for eight new episodes in 2020.

[04/15/19 - 08:08 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Claim Demo Crown
The Alphabet pulls in front among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/15/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: New Trailer for "The Perfection" Starring Allison Williams and Logan Browning
The latest Netflix original bows Friday, May 24 on the streaming service.

[04/15/19 - 04:04 AM]
StudioCanal, Netflix and Blueprint Pictures - "A Boy Called Christmas"
The origin story of Father Christmas is re-imagined in Gil Kenan's live action film.

[04/15/19 - 01:04 AM]
Netflix Partners with India's Finest Storytellers on 10 New Original Films
Through this growing slate of films, Indian storytellers and talent will bring to life authentic stories, across a range of subjects and genres including drama, sci-fi, thriller, horror, comedy and romance.

[04/14/19 - 12:01 PM]
Drama Series "Big Little Lies" Returns June 9 on HBO
The second season of this subversive, darkly comedic drama will explore the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and the vicious ferocity of sound parenting.

[04/14/19 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Sports Showdown with NBA Playoffs
The Alphabet's coverage holds off the NHL on NBC and NASCAR on FOX.

[04/13/19 - 06:14 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Hit Series "When Calls the Heart" Renewed for Season Seven
It was announced today by series star Erin Krakow during the premiere of the network's Spring Fever movie, "Bottled with Love."

[04/13/19 - 03:51 PM]
Netflix Announces "AlRawabi School for Girls," A Middle Eastern Original by Fresh Female Arab Voices
The youthful high school drama is the story of how a bullied girl gets revenge on her bullies, only to find out that no one is all bad, and no one is all good, including herself.

[04/13/19 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Keep CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Eye holds off ABC among adults 18-49 and NBC among total viewers last night.

[04/12/19 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 12
Updates include: Tatiana Maslany to star opposite Matthew Rhys in HBO's "Perry Mason"; CBS Television Distribution confirms future of three syndicated entries; Hilary Winston signs new overall deal with Sony Pictures Television.

[04/12/19 - 03:02 PM]
Abby Lee Miller Takes Her Rightful Place on the Dance Throne for a New Season of "Dance Moms," Premiering June 4
The new season begins with a one-hour special providing an inside look at Abby's physical and emotional struggles while undergoing chemotherapy and learning to regain the use of her legs.

[04/12/19 - 01:20 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Releases First-Look Trailer for "XY Chelsea"
The film tells the historic story of whistle-blower Chelsea Manning, whose 35-year sentence in a maximum security prison was commuted by President Obama in 2017.

[04/12/19 - 12:02 PM]
NBC Renews Drama Series "Good Girls" for a Third Season
"We're so excited to continue following the friendship and adventures of these three incredible women while also exploring relatable issues in both funny and surprising ways," said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta.

[04/12/19 - 11:06 AM]
Two-Part HBO Sports Documentary "What's My Name - Muhammad Ali," from Director Antoine Fuqua, Telling the Boxing Great's Story in His Own Voice, Debuts Tuesday, May 14, Exclusively on HBO
The project is the first feature-length HBO production from SpringHill Entertainment, with LeBron James and Maverick Carter serving as executive producers.

[04/12/19 - 11:00 AM]
From Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer Dick Wolf and 44 Blue Productions, New Unscripted Series "First Responders Live" Premieres Wednesday, June 12, on FOX
Hosted by Josh Elliott, the series will provide a raw, in-depth look at the brave American heroes, including firefighters, police officers, EMS technicians and first responders, who put their own lives on the line as they race into danger to save others.

[04/12/19 - 10:48 AM]
Hulu's Spring/Summer 2019 Programming Slate
Newly announced premieres include "Veronica Mars" on July 26 and "Four Weddings and a Funeral" on July 31.

[04/12/19 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Renews "Blue Bloods" for 2019-2020
The top-10 series will celebrate its 200th episode when the show premieres in fall 2019.

[04/12/19 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with Drama Originals
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 over a repeat heavy CBS.

[04/11/19 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 11
Updates include: "Love, Simon," "The Sandlot" both eyed as TV series for Disney+; Jake Gyllenhaal to star in limited series "Lake Success" at HBO; and Iain Glen cast as Bruce Wayne in DC Universe's "Titans."

[04/11/19 - 05:01 PM]
Disney Spotlights Comprehensive Direct-to-Consumer Strategy at 2019 Investor Day
The Walt Disney Company's highly anticipated Investor Day provided an extensive overview of Disney's comprehensive direct-to-consumer strategy, and included presentations on Hulu, Hotstar, ESPN+ and the upcoming Disney+ service, which will launch in the U.S. market on November 12, 2019, at $6.99 a month.

[04/11/19 - 12:06 PM]
Your Voices Have Been Heard - Season 2 of "Hanna" Is Coming
Amazon broke the news via social media this afternoon.

[04/11/19 - 11:45 AM]
CBS Renews "NCIS," Television's Top Drama, for 17th Season in 2019-2020
"'NCIS' has been a global juggernaut for almost two decades," said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. "Its viewers are clearly the most loyal of any drama on television."

[04/11/19 - 11:30 AM]
Tanya Simon Named Executive Editor of "60 Minutes"
The award-winning Simon has worked for the broadcast for nearly 20 years and was one of the show's senior producers.

[04/11/19 - 10:06 AM]
Drama Series "Euphoria" Debuts June 16 on HBO
The show follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.

[04/11/19 - 09:02 AM]
"Game of Thrones" - Facts and Figures
HBO details the show's milestones on the eve of its final season premiere this Sunday.

[04/11/19 - 08:58 AM]
"Saints & Sinners" Season Four to Debut July 7, Bounce to Air Seasons 1-3 on Sunday Nights Beginning April 14
The drama centers around the pursuit of power, intertwined with greed, deception, corruption, compromising sexual affairs and murder - all set against the backdrop of a large southern church.

[04/11/19 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos in Close Race
The "Empire"-led network holds off CBS and ABC among adults 18-49.

[04/11/19 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Wine Country" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Amy Poehler stars in and directs the film, premiering May 10 on the streaming service.

[04/11/19 - 07:19 AM]
WE tv Announces New Series: "Growing Up Hip Hop: New York," Coming This Summer with Cast including Ja Rule, Irv Gotti, Fat Joe, Flavor Flav's Daughter and More!
The new edition coming this summer will follow a tight-knit group of Big Apple ballers who all grew up as hip-hop royalty.

[04/11/19 - 07:10 AM]
Country Music's Biggest Stars Help Kick Off the Summer at the 2019 CMT Music Awards Live on Wednesday, June 5
You're invited to Nashville's biggest party on the cable channel.

[04/10/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 10
Updates include: YouTube Premium axes four scripted series; Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye targeted for TV series at Disney+; and Kate McKinnon to play Elizabeth Holmes in Hulu's "The Dropout."

[04/10/19 - 11:20 PM]
Video: "Selection Day" - Part 2 - Official Trailer
Silver linings have turned to golden opportunities for Radha and Manju as their struggles finally bear fruit.

[04/10/19 - 05:08 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "Street Food" from the Creators of "Chef's Table"
Season one explores nine countries across Asia, highlighting the stories of perseverance that bring each country's cuisine and culture to life.

[04/10/19 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "Barry" for a Third Season
The series launched its eight-episode second season on March 31.

[04/10/19 - 02:00 PM]
Video: Trailer - Chris Lilley's "Lunatics" Will Launch on April 19 Only on Netflix
The documentary examines the lives of six extraordinary individuals and explores the idea that people are not what they seem at first.







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[06/25/19 - 02:03 PM]
WarnerMedia Orders Patrick Somerville's "Made for Love" and "Station Eleven" for Streaming Service
The projects are based on the novels by Alissa Nutting and Emily St. John Mandel, respectively.

[06/25/19 - 01:16 PM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres All-New Original Series "Til Death Do Us Part"
The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[06/25/19 - 01:01 PM]
HBO Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Landing with Special Encore of Emmy(R)-Winning Miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon"
On Monday, July 15, all 12 digitally remastered episodes will launch on HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO On Demand.

[06/25/19 - 12:24 PM]
Rob Riggle Dives Into the Ultimate "Shark Trip" for Discovery Channel's Shark Week 2019
In addition, Riggle will do double duty as host of Shark Week's late-night talk show "Shark After Dark."

[06/25/19 - 12:01 PM]
Two-Part Documentary "I Love You, Now Die," A Deeper Look at the Texting Suicide Case That Made National Headlines, Debuts July 9 and 10, Exclusively on HBO
This discovery sparked sensational headlines nationwide, leading to a trial that raised difficult questions about technology, social media and mental health, while asking if one person can be held responsible for the suicide of another.

[06/25/19 - 11:02 AM]
Michael Gladis and Lorenza Izzo Join "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" as Upcoming Showtime(R) Drama Series Rounds Out Cast
The series stars Natalie Dormer, Daniel Zovatto, Kerry Bishé, Adriana Barraza, Rory Kinnear, Jessica Garza, Johnathan Nieves and Nathan Lane.

[06/25/19 - 10:48 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and OZY Media Announce New Four-Part Series "OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN the Conversation"
Carlos Watson hosts four one-hour episodes featuring a panel of celebrity guests and 100 Black women with a focus on key issues including love and relationships, motherhood, beauty, and mind, body and soul.

[06/25/19 - 10:15 AM]
TLC Will Air "JFK Jr. and Carolyn's Wedding: The Lost Tapes" July 13 at 8PM ET/PT
"As the leading destination for weddings, TLC is immensely proud to air this intimate look into the exclusive and historic wedding of 'American royalty,' which captivated and delighted the world," said Howard Lee.

[06/25/19 - 09:03 AM]
"Good Talk with Anthony Jeslenik" Premieres September 6 on Comedy Central
Over the course of six episodes, Jeselnik will sit down with David Spade, Kristen Schaal, Kumail Nanjiani, Natasha Leggero, Nick Kroll, and Tig Notaro.

[06/25/19 - 09:01 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Welcomes a New Class of Wildlife Stars in "Orangutan Jungle School"
All episodes will be available to stream Friday, August 2 on Smithsonian Channel Plus, with the first two episodes free for those without a subscription.

[06/25/19 - 08:33 AM]
Bobby Flay Heats Things Up on Food Network This Summer with New Series "BBQ Brawl: Flay v. Symon" and "The Flay List"
Look for both series on Thursday nights in August on the cable channel.

[06/25/19 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Keeps Top Spot with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet again takes home a victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/24/19 - 12:00 PM]
George Clooney to Direct and Star in Untitled Mark L. Smith Project for Netflix
This post-apocalyptic tale follows the parallel stories of Augustine (Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to make contact with the crew of the Aether spacecraft as they try to return home to Earth.

[06/24/19 - 11:31 AM]
TLC's Sizzling Summer Lineup Brings the Heat with Series Premiere of "The Family Chantel" and Return of "Before the 90 Days"
Fans will get an extra special dose of Pedro and Chantel in the first ever spinoff of the "90 Day" franchise following an individual couple, "The Family Chantel," premiering Monday, July 22.

[06/24/19 - 11:25 AM]
"Yellowstone" Season Two Premiere Draws 5 Million Total Viewers, Making It Cable's Most-Watched Original Telecast This Summer
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 19.