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[07/26/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 26
Updates include: Starz cancels "Now Apocalypse" after one season; Amazon developing "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; and Katie Aselton to star in comedian Nate Bargatze's comedy pilot at ABC.

[07/26/19 - 08:55 PM]
Seven Remarkable Canines Named Finalists for 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Awards(R)
The program, now in its ninth year, will debut nationwide October 23 as a two-hour special on Hallmark Channel.

[07/26/19 - 08:54 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Announces Hallmark Publishing to Release its First Mystery Novel
The book is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, September 3, in eBook, paperback, and audiobook.

[07/26/19 - 08:53 PM]
Crown Media Builds Hallmark Drama's Original Programming Slate with Two New Marquee Productions
Slated to debut in 2020, the sequel to the original movie "JL Family Ranch" and the latest installment of fan-favorite movie franchise "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" will mark the latest offerings of Hallmark Drama's growing slate of proprietary original content.

[07/26/19 - 08:52 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Announces Development on All-New Mystery "Mysteries of Martha's Vineyard" Starring Jesse Metcalfe
The all-new movie is expected to premiere in 2020 on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

[07/26/19 - 08:51 PM]
"The Royal Mysteries" a Brand-New Mystery Set for Development at Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Starring Erin Krakow
As an employee of the Oldavian Embassy, Tanya (Krakow) finds herself caught up in a web of intrigue, deceit and murder.

[07/26/19 - 08:50 PM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Has All-New Signature Mystery Premieres Through October
Highlights include the debut of "Matchmaker Mysteries" on Sunday, September 29.

[07/26/19 - 08:49 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Daytime Emmy(R)-Nominated Lifestyle Series "Home & Family" Returns for Eighth Season as the Ultimate How-to Program
Two-time Emmy(R) nominee Debbie Matenopoulos and three-time Emmy(R) nominee Cameron Mathison host the Daytime Emmy(R) Nominated Hallmark Channel Original Lifestyle Series.

[07/26/19 - 08:48 PM]
Amateur Bakers Team Up with Beloved Hallmark Talent in the Ultimate Holiday Bake-Off, "Christmas Cookie Countdown" Featuring the Cast of "When Calls the Heart"
The new series hosted by Jack Wagner debuts on Hallmark Drama this holiday season.

[07/26/19 - 08:47 PM]
It's a Merrier and More Musical Holiday Season When Artists Show off Their Vocal Talents During the 10th Anniversary of Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' "Miracles of Christmas"
Kristin Chenoweth, Amy Grant, Drew Seeley, Chaley Rose and Rome Flynn are among the featured talent.

[07/26/19 - 08:46 PM]
The 10th Anniversary of Hallmark Channel's "Countdown to Christmas" and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' "Miracles of Christmas" Will Be the Best Christmas Ever
This holiday, original movie premieres will be on Thursday and Friday on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' "Miracles of Christmas" and Saturday and Sunday during Hallmark Channel's 10th anniversary of "Countdown to Christmas."

[07/26/19 - 04:05 PM]
Starz Announces Oscar(R) Nominee and Grammy Winner(R) Mary J. Blige to Star in "Power" Sequel Series "Power Book II: Ghost"
The network will also air "Power Confidential," the exclusive companion piece to the ultimate season of the hit series.

[07/26/19 - 02:46 PM]
Starz Swipes Right on Third Season of Limited Series "The Girlfriend Experience," Announces Provocative New Original Series "Dangerous Liaisons" and New Unscripted Series "Leavenworth"
The third season is set amidst the London tech scene where a young female neuroscientist begins to explore the transactional world of "The Girlfriend Experience."

[07/26/19 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Renews "Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back"
Season three will return to FOX with 10 episodes.

[07/26/19 - 12:18 PM]
Guest Lists for "Shark After Dark" Hosted by Rob Riggle
As host of Shark After Dark, Riggle will be joined by celebrity guests and shark experts each night to discuss and highlight some of the biggest, scariest and totally jawsome moments from "Shark Week."

[07/26/19 - 10:05 AM]
"Big Mouth" Gets Even Bigger as Netflix Inks Deal with the Creative Team Behind Hit Series
Season three returns this fall and under the new deal Netflix has greenlit three more seasons.

[07/26/19 - 09:53 AM]
The Ladies of Sugarbaker & Associates Come to Hulu as "Designing Women" Makes Its Streaming Premiere
All seven seasons will be available starting on Monday, August 26.

[07/26/19 - 09:33 AM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming New Original Series at 2019 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour
Among the highlights: premiere dates for "Dollface" (November 15), "Reprisal" (December 6) and season three of "Marvel's Runaways" (December 13).

[07/26/19 - 08:28 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Tops Competitive Night
CBS wins the evening among total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[07/26/19 - 06:01 AM]
"Lucifer" Season 5 Just Got a Hell of a Lot Better - and Bigger
The show's final season has been expanded to 16 episodes.

[07/25/19 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 25
Updates include: Steven Pasquale tapped for FOX's "Filthy Rich"; Jessica Rothe to lead "Delilah" at HBO Max; and Lisa Taddeo's "Three Women" lands at Showtime.

[07/25/19 - 03:43 PM]
Food Network and Molly Yeh Ink Exclusive Agreement for New Episodes of "Girl Meets Farm" and Multi-Platform Content
"Molly is truly a star on the rise - from this year's award nominations and her millions of digital views to her devoted social media following, she has quickly made her mark in the food entertainment world," said Courtney White.

[07/25/19 - 02:30 PM]
The Legacy of "Orange Is the New Black" Lives on Through the "Poussey Washington Fund"
The initiative supports eight preexisting non-profit advocacy groups who focus on criminal justice reform, protecting immigrants' rights, ending mass incarceration and supporting women who have been affected by it.

[07/25/19 - 02:23 PM]
OWN Announces the Lead Couple of Ava DuVernay's New Anthology Romance Series "Cherish the Day"
Xosha Roquemore will star as Gently James and Alano Miller will star as Evan Fisher.

[07/25/19 - 02:03 PM]
Investigation Discovery Continues Its Mission to Find Missing Children and Bring Fugitives to Justice, Announcing Second Season of "In Pursuit with John Walsh"
Produced by Jupiter Entertainment, the 12-episode, season two will premiere in early 2020.

[07/25/19 - 02:02 PM]
Travel Channel Locks Down Spooky Premieres Every Night in Second Annual "Ghostober" Programming Event
"Most Terrifying Places," "Witches of Salem" and "The Holzer Files" will join the previously announced "Ghost Adventures: Serial Killer Spirits."

[07/25/19 - 02:02 PM]
Investigation Discovery Announces New Series, "Mind Of A Monster," Delving Into the Psyche of America's Most Notorious Serial Killers
The anthology begins with "Ted Bundy: Mind of a Monster," premiering Sunday, August 18.

[07/25/19 - 02:01 PM]
"Truth About Murder with Sunny Hostin" Premieres on Investigation Discovery This October
During this six-episode series, Hostin travels to the sites of America's most perplexing cases, interviewing detectives, prosecutors, coroners, and speaking with victims' families to piece together the emotions, evidence and, ultimately, truth of the case.

[07/25/19 - 01:50 PM]
"Amanda to the Rescue" Returns for a Second Season in Fall 2019
In the new season premiering this fall, Animal Planet audiences will see a first ever crossover episode featuring Amanda with Tia Torres of "Pit Bulls & Parolees."

[07/25/19 - 01:02 PM]
BYUtv Renews Viral Sketch Comedy Sensation "Studio C" for Season 11
Look for season 10 to premiere on September 30.

[07/25/19 - 01:01 PM]
BYUtv Announces Premiere Dates for Fall Schedule
New shows include "The Parent Trip," "The Fixers" and "Making Good."

[07/25/19 - 12:50 PM]
Beloved NBC Comedy "Will & Grace" to Sign Off After Historic 11-Season Run
The series will conclude following an 11-season, 246-episode run over the course of four decades as one of the most influential sitcoms of our generation.

[07/25/19 - 12:02 PM]
Video: WE tv Releases Sneak Peek of "Growing Up Hip Hop: New York" Newest Series in WE tv's Hit Franchise Premieres Thursday, August 29 at 9PM ET/PT
The cast includes Ja Rule, Irv Gotti, Fat Joe, Charli Baltimore, Flavor Flav, Lil Mama and more.

[07/25/19 - 12:02 PM]
Drama Series "Succession" Returns for Second Season August 11 on HBO
Season two follows the Roy family as they struggle to retain control of their empire, and while the future looks increasingly uncertain, it is the past that threatens to ultimately destroy them.

[07/25/19 - 12:00 PM]
Global Superstar Taylor Swift to Receive Inaugural Icon Award at "Teen Choice 2019" Live, Sunday, August 11, on FOX
As previously announced, the Jonas Brothers will receive the Decade Award at the event.

[07/25/19 - 11:33 AM]
FX Orders Drama Starring Jeff Bridges "The Old Man"
Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Thomas Perry, "The Old Man" centers on Dan Chase (Bridges) who absconded from the CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid since.

[07/25/19 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Junior Orders Third Season of Hit Emmy Award-Nominated Series "Muppet Babies"
Season two of "Muppet Babies" will see even more beloved Muppets - including brother and sister duo Scooter and Skeeter, Sweetums, and Swedish Chef, to name a few - make their way to the playroom for all-new adventures.

[07/25/19 - 10:46 AM]
AMC Announces First Two Projects in Development as Part of LaToya Morgan's Scripted Inclusion Initiative
"Farmhand," based on the comic from Eisner and Harvey award-winning creator Rob Guillory; and "Of Two Minds," about a woman who must rebuild her life after a brain injury, are both in active development at AMC.

[07/25/19 - 10:45 AM]
BBC America Launches New Nature Micro-Net, Wonderstruck, Doubling Down on Natural History Event Programming with New Greenlight and Iconic Franchises
"Blue Planet Now," a follow up to the award-winning "Blue Planet II," will also anchor the new micro-net.

[07/25/19 - 10:44 AM]
AMC and Sundance TV to Simulcast "The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park" Over Three Nights from November 13th-15th at 9 PM ET
The five-part series reexamines one of the most infamous crimes in recent American history - the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers.

[07/25/19 - 10:43 AM]
AMC Networks Announces Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series and Seasonal Programming Events Including "FearFest" and "Best Christmas Ever"
As previously announced, at Comic-Con last weekend, the milestone 10th season of "The Walking Dead" premieres on Sunday, October 6.

[07/25/19 - 10:10 AM]
"A Little Late with Lilly Singh" Sets Highly Anticipated Premiere for Monday, Sept. 16
"I'm literally counting down the days until the premiere. It's 53," said Singh. "I'm thrilled to be collaborating with this all-star team of writers as we work to bring a new, authentic perspective to late night."

[07/25/19 - 10:09 AM]
Nickelodeon Sets All-Star Line-Up with Pop Culture Superstars Ciara, David Dobrik, Debbie Gibson and Nick Lachey for New Music Competition Series, "America's Most Musical Family"
The 12-episode series begins production this week in Los Angeles and is scheduled to premiere later this fall.

[07/25/19 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Spotlights the Stars From Some of Its Most Exciting, Iconic Shows at D23 Expo 2019, With Exclusive Presentations and Meet & Greets/Photo Ops
"Dancing with the Stars," "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "black-ish," "grown-ish" and "mixed-ish" are among the featured properties.

[07/25/19 - 09:08 AM]
"CMA Fest" Brings Today's Biggest Hits to One Stage, Sunday, Aug. 4, on ABC
The television special was filmed during Nashville's 48th annual CMA Fest in June and features more than 30 of today's hottest hits performed by the biggest names in music all in one night.

[07/25/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: First Look - "Good Talk with Anthony Jeselnik" Official Trailer
Over the course of six episodes, Anthony sits down with Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Kumail Nanjiani, Tig Notaro, Kristen Schaal and David Spade.

[07/25/19 - 09:00 AM]
Pop TV Sets a Scorching Marathon of Every Episode to Date of CBS' Reality Romance "Love Island" on Saturday, July 27 from 9:00 AM to Midnight
The 14-hour binge will include every episode of the series, from the premiere through the previous night's broadcast.

[07/25/19 - 08:33 AM]
Smithsonian Channel Exclusively Investigates the Truth Behind the Tragic Sinking in "Hunt for Eagle 56"
The new three-part series will premiere on Smithsonian Channel on Sunday, September 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/25/19 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Shares Demos Honors with CBS, FOX
The Alphabet's game show trio helps lead the night in said categories.

[07/24/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 24
Updates include: HBO renews "Los Espookys"; Hulu eyes "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" TV series; and Netflix axes "Designated Survivor," "Tuca & Bertie."







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[09/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
Emmy-Winning Writer And Producer Donick Cary Signs First-Look Animation Producing Deal with Comedy Central Productions
As part of his deal, Cary will develop his own ideas, and work with other talent and creators to identify and develop animated properties for Comedy Central and other platforms.

[09/18/19 - 08:40 AM]
"The Boondocks" to Return on HBO Max
The series from creator Aaron McGruder will launch in Fall 2020 with a 50-minute special.

[09/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"America's Got Talent" is the top draw last night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/17/19 - 08:01 PM]
The New Bachelor Revealed on Tonight's "Bachelor in Paradise" Season Finale
The 24th season of ABC's hit romance reality series "The Bachelor" premieres in January 2020.

[09/17/19 - 07:16 PM]
The Incomparable Mariah Carey Debuts "mixed-ish" Theme Song, "In The Mix," at ABC's "Embrace Your Ish" Premiere Event
ABC's "mixed-ish" follows Rainbow Johnson as she recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the dilemmas they face to acclimate in the suburbs while staying true to themselves.

[09/17/19 - 03:06 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces New Zealand as Location for Its Upcoming Series Based on "The Lord of the Rings"
Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.

[09/17/19 - 02:26 PM]
Television's Most Shocking Series "How Far is Tattoo Far?" Returns with Back-to-Back New Episodes Thursday, September 19th at 10:00PM ET/PT on MTV
The series puts relationships through the ultimate test of trust by asking pairs of friends, family members and couples to design tattoos for one another that won't be revealed until after they've been permanently inked.

[09/17/19 - 02:04 PM]
Video: First Look Inside Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Show" on Amazon Prime Video
The show will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide beginning Friday, September 20.

[09/17/19 - 01:55 PM]
Science Channel Looks at Worlds That Lie Beneath Our Feet in New Series "Underground Marvels" Premiering October 2 at 10PM ET/PT
The series uncovers subterranean phenomena around the globe, their impressive stories, unique origins, essential roles throughout history, and the secrets they keep hidden deep below.

[09/17/19 - 01:28 PM]
FOX Entertainment Names Julia Franz, Senior Vice President, Comedy, and Daniel Weidenfeld, Senior Vice President, Animation
"Both Julia and Daniel are fantastic executives with tremendous relationships throughout the creative community," said Michael Thorn.

[09/17/19 - 12:16 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama Pilot "Yellowjackets"
Karyn Kusama will executive produce and direct the pilot, from creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson.

[09/17/19 - 12:00 PM]
AMC Networks Presents Its Largest Slate of Holiday Programming with "Best Christmas Ever"
Beginning Monday, November 25 through Christmas Day, the monthlong programming event will offer up more than 700 hours of holiday-themed movies, specials and family favorite films.

[09/17/19 - 11:20 AM]
Brand-New Season of "Finding Escobar's Millions" Premieres Tuesday, October 1 on Discovery Channel
With unprecedented access and permission from the Colombian government, two former DEA agents, Chris Feistl and Jerry Salameh, who spent their careers hunting down Colombian narcos, are now returning to Colombia in search of Pablo Escobar's buried treasure.

[09/17/19 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Sports Preps for "Friday Night Smackdown's" Big Move with WWE Moving Truck Tour Across America
WWE Superstars will make appearances at each stop including Seth Rollins, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Booker T and more.

[09/17/19 - 10:11 AM]
"Family Reunion" Renewed for a Second Season by Netflix
Plus: look for a holiday special on December 9 in advance of its January 2020 return.