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[07/31/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 31
Updates include: Ariana Grande to drop by Showtime's "Kidding"; Lisseth Chavez lands recurring role on NBC's "Chicago PD"; and "The Last American Vampire" finds second life at Quibi.

[07/31/19 - 04:46 PM]
FX's Critically Acclaimed Comedy Series "Baskets" Will End with the Season Four Finale on August 22
"Over four seasons, 'Baskets' has taken its place among the great FX comedies as an endearing and hilarious look at the dreams and ambition of 'Chip Baskets' and his extended, loving family," said Eric Schrier.

[07/31/19 - 02:29 PM]
"Christmas Keepsake" Holiday Programming Scores Big for Hallmark Channel; Boosts Network to Rank as #1 in Primetime and Total Day
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the month of July to date.

[07/31/19 - 02:00 PM]
Hulu's Scripted Originals Content Team Joins Forces with Walt Disney Television
With this alignment, Craig Erwich, senior vice president of Scripted Originals for Hulu, will report to Dana Walden, chairman of Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[07/31/19 - 12:30 PM]
Emmy Winner Jeff Daniels to Star in Showtime(R) Drama Series "Rust"
The series is a compelling family drama that will explore the tattered American dream through the eyes of complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris (Daniels) in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania.

[07/31/19 - 09:09 AM]
History's New Nonfiction Miniseries "The Food That Built America" Premieres August 11 - Explores Stories of Food Industry Tycoons
The three-part event tells the incredible stories of innovation and rivalries behind food industry tycoons Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, Henry Heinz, C.W. Post, the McDonald brothers and more.

[07/31/19 - 08:45 AM]
Season One of "Christina on the Coast" Delivers Double Digit Ratings Growth for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[07/31/19 - 08:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet dethrones NBC as the top adults 18-49 draw on Tuesday.

[07/31/19 - 05:01 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer Debut - Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci
The film is an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.

[07/31/19 - 04:35 AM]
Ian Hart, Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes Join Tim Roth, Genevieve O'Reilly and Abigail Lawrie as Filming Commences on the Third and Final Chapter of Sky Original "Tin Star"
Roth, O'Reilly and Lawrie reprise their roles as the worth family one last time for a series more explosive than ever before.

[07/30/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 30
Updates include: Joss Whedon's "The Nevers" locks in cast; HBO Max gives series order to "Circe" adaptation; and Kurtwood Smith signs onto ABC's Nate Bargatze comedy pilot.

[07/30/19 - 10:54 PM]
Casting Announced for BBC One's "The Pale Horse"
Rufus Sewell and Kaya Scodelario star in the project, which is being co-produced with Amazon Prime Video.

[07/30/19 - 02:35 PM]
FX Orders Limited Series "A Teacher"
Kate Mara and Nick Robinson star in the 10-episode limited series.

[07/30/19 - 11:30 AM]
Ovation Celebrates Legacy of "Inside the Actors Studio" by Airing Classic Episodes Starting August 11
As previously announced, "Inside the Actors Studio" will premiere on Sunday, October 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/19 - 11:00 AM]
CW Seed to Launch 24/7 Digital Linear Channel CW Seed "Live" Late Fall 2019
CW Seed "Live" will be available through CWSeed.com and the CW Seed App, which has distribution on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, iOS, Android, Xbox, Chromecast and Android TV.

[07/30/19 - 10:28 AM]
ABC News Announces New Season of "What Would You Do?" with Anchor John Quinones
The summer staple returns next Friday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/19 - 10:24 AM]
FOX Sports Announces Complete On-Air Lineup for 2019 NFL Season
Lead announcer and Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman return for their 18th season as the NFL's longest-tenured duo.

[07/30/19 - 10:00 AM]
Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu Bring Streaming Magic to Disney's D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim August 23-25
Guests will be the first to experience Disney+ before it launches in the U.S. on November 12.

[07/30/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Hits Season High for ABC
The show's penultimate episode this season delivers its best adults 18-49 number of the season.

[07/30/19 - 08:00 AM]
BET Networks Announces the Cast for "Bigger," The Will Packer Executive Produced Original Series
The comedy, formerly known as "Peachtree Place," will debut on the network's streaming service BET+ this fall.

[07/30/19 - 05:06 AM]
Netflix and WWE Studios Announce Live-Action Family Comedy Series, "The Big Show Show"
When the teenage daughter of The Big Show, a retired world-famous WWE Superstar comes to live with him, his wife and two other daughters, he quickly becomes outnumbered and outsmarted.

[07/29/19 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 29
Updates include: Cristin Milioti to star in HBO Max's "Made for Love"; FX gives pilot order to B.J. Novak's "Platform"; and Julie Anne Robinson to helm Netflix's "Bridgerton" series.

[07/29/19 - 03:22 PM]
"The Last Cowboy" Is Paramount Network's Most-Watched Original Series Premiere Since "Yellowstone"
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/29/19 - 02:24 PM]
Comedy Central's "South Side" Series Premiere Delivers 2.2 Million Total Viewers Including Streaming and Replays
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/29/19 - 12:27 PM]
Video: "Sanditon" Trailer - Coming to "Masterpiece" on PBS in 2020
Rose Williams and Theo James star in this new adaptation of the unfinished Jane Austen novel scripted by Emmy Award winner Andrew Davies.

[07/29/19 - 12:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery Sets Premiere Date for Final Season of "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda"
In the final countdown with 20 more harrowing hours, Investigation Discovery's hit series returns for its ninth and final season on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/19 - 12:02 PM]
Documentary "Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America," Exploring the Innovative Ways Americans Are Approaching End of Life, Debuts August 14, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells six stories of people nearing death and of family members of the recently deceased, who have chosen non-traditional end-of-life options and remembrances, from celebrations of life and living wakes, to green burials, extraterrestrial burials and more.

[07/29/19 - 12:00 PM]
Seven-Time "Teen Choice" Winner Lucy Hale to Host "Teen Choice 2019"
Additionally, Grammy Award-nominated band OneRepublic will perform their single, "Rescue Me," along with a medley of other hit songs.

[07/29/19 - 11:41 AM]
HGTV to Unveil the Epic Renovation and Meticulous Replication of The Brady Bunch House in "A Very Brady Renovation"
The much-ballyhooed series will premiere on Monday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/19 - 11:14 AM]
FOX NFL Thursday Adds Another Hall of Famer to Star-Studded Lineup
Days from enshrinement into NFL immortality, Tony Gonzalez, a 14-time NFL Pro Bowler, joins Pro Football Hall of Famers and signature FOX NFL voices Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long.

[07/29/19 - 11:08 AM]
Season Six of "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." Premieres Fall 2019 and Airs Through Fall 2020 on PBS, Beginning October 8
The Fall 2019 season will premiere with two new episodes followed by five encore presentations of the series.

[07/29/19 - 10:18 AM]
"Lights Out with David Spade" Announces Panelist Line-Up for Premiere Week
Neal Brennan, Steve Byrne, Dana Carvey, Whitney Cummings, Kaley Cuoco, Erik Griffin, Jim Jefferies, Jen Kirkman, Al Madrigal, Amy Schumer, Nick Swardson, Sarah Tiana and Theo Von are all featured this week.

[07/29/19 - 09:57 AM]
PBS Kids Heads Back to School with a Full Slate of New Programming, Free Resources for Parents and Teachers
Starting August 5, families from coast-to-coast can tune in together to fun and educational PBS Kids programming.

[07/29/19 - 09:56 AM]
PBS Kids and Fred Rogers Productions Announce Fifth Season of Emmy-Winning Series "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood"
Featuring 20 engaging episodes, including a half-hour special, Season 5 of the hit series will address key universal themes for preschoolers and their parents.

[07/29/19 - 09:55 AM]
PBS and WTTW Chicago Announce "Prehistoric Road Trip"
The three-part natural history series combines science, culture and history and brings viewers along for an unforgettable expedition through hundreds of millions of years of history.

[07/29/19 - 09:54 AM]
PBS, Thirteen's "American Masters," Norman Lear's Act III Productions, Maramara and Lin-Manuel Miranda Partner on New Documentary About EGOT Winner Rita Moreno
Over a career spanning more than 70 years, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become a celebrated and award-winning actor.

[07/29/19 - 09:53 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "W"
Written, directed and produced by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Mark Samels, the film will premiere in the spring of 2020 on PBS.

[07/29/19 - 09:52 AM]
PBS and WETA Announce Groundbreaking Documentary Series "Asian Americans"
The series examines what the 2010 U.S. Census identifies as the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

[07/29/19 - 09:51 AM]
PBS Partners with YouTube TV
Launching later this year, YouTube TV will livestream all PBS member stations that choose to participate.

[07/29/19 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Viewers, Demos with Game Show Lineup
"Celebrity Family Feud" and "The $100,000 Pyramid" help spark the adults 18-49 win.

[07/29/19 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix's "Trinkets" Is Back to Steal Your Heart
Sarah Goldfinger will serve as showrunner on the series' final season.

[07/29/19 - 05:01 AM]
Reelz Announces New Programming for Summer and Fall 2019 with New Specials, New Documentaries and Returning Series Showing the Real Stories of Legendary Celebrities, Heroes and Icons
"Cashed Out," "Autopsy: The Last Hours of..." and "The Price of Fame" are among the returning series.

[07/28/19 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Ballers" Season 5 - Official Tease - HBO
The series returns for its fifth season on Sunday, August 25.

[07/28/19 - 09:25 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demo Race; NBC Tops Total Viewers
The Alphabet's all-repeat lineup is good enough to win the adults 18-49 crown.

[07/27/19 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, July 27
Updates include: Amazon pulls the plug on five series; Deborah Ayorinde, Ashley Thomas to lead "Them: Covenant"; and Blake Lively inks first-look deal with Amazon Studios.

[07/27/19 - 02:00 PM]
New Rotoscope Animation Series "Undone" to Premiere Sept. 13 on Amazon Prime Video
From acclaimed creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg comes a groundbreaking and genre bending animated series about a young woman's complex journey to unlock her past and solve the mystery of her father's death.

[07/27/19 - 12:30 PM]
Video: Amazon Original "Modern Love" Sets Fall Premiere and Reveals First Look at Anticipated Series
This romantic comedy anthology series explores love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms as each standalone episode brings some of the most beloved stories to life with a stellar cast.

[07/27/19 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Transparent "Musicale Finale" Reveals Official Trailer & Key Art for Movie Musical Send-Off
When the Pfeffermans face a life-changing loss, they begin a journey hilarious and melancholy, brazen and bold.

[07/27/19 - 10:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; ABC, NBC Split Demos
Repeats of "Blue Bloods" and "American Ninja Warrior" lead the night in said categories.

[07/27/19 - 09:34 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Orders Season Five of "The Expanse"
Season four of the Hugo Award-winning series will premiere on Friday, December 13, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.







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[06/05/20 - 02:27 PM]
From Herding to Hunting: New Discovery Series "Dino Hunters" Highlights a Group of Cowboys Who Are Finding New Ways to Make an Honest Living While Potentially Making History
The series premieres Friday, June 19 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery Channel.

[06/05/20 - 11:59 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers for Free Two Acclaimed Documentaries Examining Racial Injustice in America
"16 Shots" and "Burn Motherf*cker, Burn!" are now streaming on YouTube and SHO.com, and are available to Showtime subscribers on demand.

[06/05/20 - 11:00 AM]
Jason Sudeikis Hosts TBS' New Comedy Competition "Tournament of Laughs"
The series - due on Sunday, June 21 - will present 32 comedians facing off in a hilarious, single-elimination bracket-style tournament, with each episode featuring multiple match-ups.

[06/05/20 - 10:00 AM]
TBS Uncovers Alternative Wellness with Exotic Social Experiment "Lost Resort," Premiering July 23
This wildly wrought, 10-episode social experiment follows nine strangers at their breaking points to an exotic wellness retreat where they embark on a voyage of self-discovery against a tropical backdrop.

[06/05/20 - 09:29 AM]
"Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn," An Intimate Look at an Infamous Figure, Debuts June 19, Exclusively On HBO
The film takes an unflinching look at the life and death of infamous attorney Roy Cohn, who first gained prominence by prosecuting Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in what came to be known as the "atomic spies" case.

[06/05/20 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Renews "We're Here" for a Second Season
Starring renowned drag queens Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley, the real life series travels to small towns across America, inspiring local residents to share their stories and express themselves in a night of no-holds-barred, full-on drag.

[06/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
VH1 Brings Back "Untucked" Aftershow for New Season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
The new season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" launches tonight on the cable channel.

[06/05/20 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/05/20 - 08:00 AM]
Drama Series "Perry Mason" Debuts June 21, Exclusively On HBO
The series follows the origins of American fiction's most legendary criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason.

[06/04/20 - 02:17 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts In-Depth, Two-Night Conversation with Black Thought Leaders, Activists and Artists for "OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go from Here?"
The two-night special will simulcast on OWN and across all of Discovery's 18 other U.S. networks on Tuesday, June 9 (Part 1) and Wednesday, June 10 (Part 2) at 9:00/8:00c both nights.

[06/04/20 - 02:02 PM]
EPIX Docu-Series "Helter Skelter: An American Myth" Is Moving to a Later Date
The six-part docu-series is moving dates and will no longer premiere Sunday, June 14.

[06/04/20 - 12:17 PM]
"Space Launch Live: America Returns to Space" Hits Ratings High as #1 Non-Prime Telecast in the History of Discovery
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 30.

[06/04/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; NBC Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "The Wonderful World of Disney" presentation of the feature "Up" is the top adults 18-49 draw.

[06/04/20 - 05:10 AM]
"Cable Girls" Say Their Last Goodbye with the Premiere of the Five Final Episodes on July 3
Under the motto "It's not for us, it's for all of us", this tale of friendship and commitment among women has conquered the worldwide audience.

[06/03/20 - 02:30 PM]
The CW Network Acquires International Thriller "Devils" Starring Alessandro Borghi and Patrick Dempsey for Fall 2020
The 10-episode series will air Wednesdays nights this fall as part of a revision to the network's previously announced lineup.