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[08/02/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 2
Updates include: Kali Hawk joins the cast of ABC's "Schooled"; Showtime passes on "The Wrong Mans" pilot; and Nancy O'Dell signs off of "Entertainment Tonight."

[08/02/19 - 03:13 PM]
Video: Showtime Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts New Trailer for "Murder in the Bayou"
The five-part docu-series investigates the unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered between 2005 and 2009 in drainage canals and on desolate back roads in and around the town of Jennings, Louisiana in rural Jefferson Davis Parish.

[08/02/19 - 03:12 PM]
Michael Stuhlbarg Joins Showtime Limited Series "Your Honor"
Stuhlbarg will play Tommy, the much-feared head of a crime family.

[08/02/19 - 03:11 PM]
Acclaimed Actress Natascha McElhone and Emmy Nominee Bokeem Woodbine Join "Halo" as Highly Anticipated Showtime(R) Drama Series Continues to Round Out Its Cast
Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac and Kate Kennedy are also among the additions.

[08/02/19 - 03:10 PM]
Showtime Announces Fall Premiere Dates for Returning Hit Series "Shameless," "Kidding" and "Ray Donovan"
"Shameless" and "Kidding" are both due on November 3 with "Ray Donovan" returning November 17.

[08/02/19 - 03:09 PM]
Showtime Announces Premiere Date for "The L Word: Generation Q"
The series features original stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig and Leisha Hailey.

[08/02/19 - 03:08 PM]
Video: Showtime Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts New Trailer for "Couples Therapy"
While new episodes will be released on linear channels weekly, all nine will be available immediately on September 6 for on-demand streaming.

[08/02/19 - 03:07 PM]
Showtime Announces Premiere Date for Comedy Series "Work in Progress"
The series features Abby McEnany as a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke from Chicago whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship.

[08/02/19 - 03:06 PM]
Showtime Orders a Second Season of "City on a Hill"
The show's freshman run is averaging 3.5 million viewers per week across platforms.

[08/02/19 - 03:05 PM]
Showtime Makes Series Commitment to Lisa Taddeo's "Three Women"
"In this time when gender relations are under thorough reexamination and introspection, Lisa Taddeo has written the book of the moment," said Jana Winograde.

[08/02/19 - 03:04 PM]
Final Season of "Homeland" to Premiere on Sunday, February 9 at 9 PM ET/PT on Showtime
Starring Emmy, Screen Actors Guild(R) and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes and Emmy and Tony(R) winner Mandy Patinkin, the acclaimed series is currently in production on its final 12 episodes.

[08/02/19 - 03:03 PM]
Video: Showtime Debuts Official Trailer and Poster for New Comedy Series "Back to Life"
Daisy Haggard plays Miri Matteson, who, after 18 years behind bars, returns home and stumbles back into adult life in the coastal town she once knew, while the mystery of her past looms large.

[08/02/19 - 03:02 PM]
Gal Gadot to Star in and Executive Produce Upcoming Showtime Limited Series Based on the Life of Hedy Lamarr
The series will be written by Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Sarah Treem, who will executive produce with multiple Emmy winner Warren Littlefield, Katie Robbins and Jaron Varsano.

[08/02/19 - 03:01 PM]
Showtime Taps Tony Winner Daveed Diggs and Wyatt Russell in "The Good Lord Bird"
Based on the National Book Award-winning novel by James McBride, the eight-part limited event series will premiere on Sunday, February 16.

[08/02/19 - 12:30 PM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Takes Viewers Behind the Headlines as New Season Premieres on Sunday, September 8 at 9PM ET/PT
Last season averaged 1.9 million total viewers (up seven percent) and 1.2 million adults 18-49 (up five percent) versus the previous season average.

[08/02/19 - 09:02 AM]
A Hot July for ESPN: Viewership Rises 18%
ESPN further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/02/19 - 08:08 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Opens Preseason on Top for NBC
The Peacock's primetime coverage easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/02/19 - 08:00 AM]
Pop TV Renews "Flack," Starring Oscar(R) Winner Anna Paquin for Second Season
Sam Neill and Daniel Dae Kim will both drop by the new season.

[08/02/19 - 06:42 AM]
Bob Harper Announced as Host of "The Biggest Loser" on USA Network
Harper was a staple for 17 seasons on the original version of the mega-hit reality series.

[08/01/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 1
Updates include: Jason Clarke to play Jerry West in HBO's "Showtime"; JoAnna Garcia Swisher signs onto Netflix's "Sweet Magnolias"; and Sean "Big Sean" Anderson rounds out cast of BET's "Twenties."

[08/01/19 - 03:41 PM]
CBS All Access Orders "The Man Who Fell to Earth" to Series
The series is based on the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film starring David Bowie.

[08/01/19 - 03:39 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Casting for "The Stand"
The project is based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, and Stephen King will write the last chapter of the series, providing a new coda that won't be found in the book.

[08/01/19 - 12:23 PM]
TV One's True Crime "For My Man" Premieres Brand New Episodes Starting Thursday, August 1 at 9 P.M. ET/9C
Part of TV One's "True Crime Thursdays," the series features salacious and shocking stories of women who have been arrested for crimes committed in the name of love.

[08/01/19 - 12:01 PM]
On Your Mark, Get Set, Bake! "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" Returns to ABC This December
Sherry Yard and Paul Hollywood return to judge the decadent and delicious treats these bakers will create while sharing advice and commentary in regard to the bakers' technique and skill.

[08/01/19 - 11:02 AM]
Video: Paramount Network Releases "I Am Patrick Swayze" Official Trailer
The film premieres Sunday, August 18 on the cable channel.

[08/01/19 - 10:45 AM]
HBO Max Gains Exclusive Streaming Rights to the Current "Doctor Who" Series in New Deal with BBC Studios
In addition, HBO Max has licensed 700 episodes of iconic BBC series such as "The Office," "Top Gear," "Luther," and "The Honorable Woman."

[08/01/19 - 10:30 AM]
Do Get Excited Because Adam Scott Will Host ABC's New Game Show "Don't"
"I'm very excited to be the host of ABC's new game show 'Don't,'" said Scott. "As a fan of both 'games' and 'shows,' I feel we may be onto something here."

[08/01/19 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - From Executive Producer Charlize Theron Comes "Hyperdrive"
Elite street racers from around the world test their limits in supercharged custom cars on the biggest, baddest automotive obstacle course ever built.

[08/01/19 - 09:10 AM]
CBS Renews "Love Island" Season Two for Summer 2020
"The passion of 'Love Island's' audience is incredible," said Kelly Kahl. "The intensity of their social media engagement has created tremendous enthusiasm for the series here at the Network. We love the show's creative execution and can't wait for next season."

[08/01/19 - 09:03 AM]
Chris Messina Joins "The Sinner" Season 3
Messina will portray Nick Haas, a college friend to Jamie (Matt Bomer).

[08/01/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Demos; ABC Tops Total Viewers
The Eye's "Big Brother" leads the evening in both categories.

[08/01/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Runaways" x "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger": Crossover Episode Confirmed!
The company confirms the latter will visit the former series later this year.

[08/01/19 - 07:01 AM]
"13 Reasons Why" Season 3 Launches August 23 on Netflix
The stakes are raised in this riveting third season, as the consequences of even the most well-intended actions can alter a life forever.

[08/01/19 - 07:00 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce Perry's Second Original Series, "Sistas," Premiering Exclusively on the Network This Fall
Starring KJ Smith, Ebony Obsidian, Mignon Von, and Novi Brown, the series follows a group of single black females from different walks of life who bond over their one common thread: why am I single?

[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.







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[12/12/19 - 03:15 PM]
Amazon Studios Orders Fourth Season of the Award-Winning Comedy "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
"We were thrilled to hear that for the fourth time, we do not have to pack up and vacate the premises," said Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino.

[12/12/19 - 01:50 PM]
Lifetime's New Documentary Film Series "Hopelessly in Love" Explores Iconic and Tragic Celebrity Unions in Pop Culture History as a Three-Week Event This January
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Andre Rison; Faith Evans and Notorious B.I.G.; and Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead are the featured topics.

[12/12/19 - 01:01 PM]
IFC's "Brockmire" Swings for the Fences in Its Fourth and Final Season Premiering in March 2020
Returning for the series' final season are Amanda Peet, Tyrel Jackson Williams and Katie Finneran.

[12/12/19 - 12:55 PM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires David France's "Welcome to Chechnya" Ahead of Its World Premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival
This searing documentary shadows a group of brave activists risking their lives to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ persecution in the repressive and closed Russian republic of Chechnya.

[12/12/19 - 12:29 PM]
USA Network Reveals Premiere Dates for Rosario Dawson Led Anthology Series "Briarpatch" and New Story of Critically-Acclaimed Series "The Sinner"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Thursday, February 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/12/19 - 12:26 PM]
Walt Disney Television Renews "Tamron Hall" for a Second Season
"As one of the highest-rated new talk shows in five years, 'Tamron Hall' is connecting with audiences in such a powerful and unique way, and we are thrilled to build on that momentum with a second season," said Karey Burke.

[12/12/19 - 11:54 AM]
HGTV Picks Up a New Season of "Flip or Flop" with Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa
The season finale will air on Thursday, December 12, with the new episodes slated to premiere in August 2020.

[12/12/19 - 11:12 AM]
Bravo's "Top Chef" Returns with All Stars LA Premiering Thursday, March 19 at 10 PM ET/PT
All Stars LA features the fiercest group of competitors the show has seen with 15 finalists, front runners and fan favorites from seasons past who have all returned to finish what they started and battle it out for the coveted title.

[12/12/19 - 11:00 AM]
New HBO Drama Series "The Outsider" Debuts January 12
The 10-episode series follows police detective Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn), as he sets out to investigate the mutilated body of 11-year-old Frankie Peterson found in the Georgia woods.

[12/12/19 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces the First Four Episodes of the Ninth Season of "Undercover Boss," Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 8
The companies, in order of their air dates, are Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar, Anytime Fitness, Dippin' Dots and Clean Harbors.

[12/12/19 - 10:47 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air the Television Premiere of "Pavarotti" from Academy Award(R)-Winning Director Ron Howard
Featuring Pavarotti's iconic performances and never-before-seen footage, the film is an intimate portrait of the most beloved opera singer of all time.

[12/12/19 - 10:29 AM]
CBS All Access' True-Crime Series "Interrogation" to Premiere Thursday, Feb. 6
With all episodes dropping at once, viewers will see the day of the crime and then follow the evidence like a cold case detective, abandon the linear narrative and determine their own investigative path by watching the episodes leading up to the finale in any order.

[12/12/19 - 10:22 AM]
Ovation TV Sets Premiere Date for a Lucky 13th Season of "Murdoch Mysteries"; Celebrates 200th Episode Mid-Season
Airing back to back episodes all season long, the 13th season premiere will air on Ovation starting Saturday, February 1.

[12/12/19 - 10:18 AM]
Video: BBC America Releases Trailer for "Seven Worlds, One Planet"
The seven-part series marks the first time BBC Studio's Natural History Unit has explored all the planet's continents in a single series.

[12/12/19 - 10:11 AM]
"The Paley Center Salutes Law & Order: SVU" Celebrates TV's Longest-Running Drama
Look for the one-hour special on Thursday, January 2 at 9:00/8:00c.