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[01/10/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 10
Updates include: NBC orders pilot for "Night School" TV series; Justin Chambers bows out of "Grey's Anatomy" after 16 seasons; Seth MacFarlane inks massive overall deal with NBCUniversal Content Studios.

[01/10/20 - 01:01 PM]
Mark Pedowitz Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The CW Network
A veteran network and television studio executive, Pedowitz joined The CW as President in 2011 with a strong background in program development, production and business affairs.

[01/10/20 - 01:00 PM]
New Season of "Bar Rescue" Premieres on Sunday, March 1st at 10/9c on Paramount Network
NFL superstar Marshawn Lynch joins Jon Taffer on a new season.

[01/10/20 - 12:14 PM]
"My Lottery Dream Home" Delivers Strong Performance For HGTV on Friday, Jan. 3
HGTV further spins the numbers for Friday, January 3.

[01/10/20 - 11:15 AM]
Explorer Colin O'Brady and a Crew of Elite Athletes Become First to Successfully Complete Human-Powered Row Across One of the Most Dangerous Ocean Crossings on the Planet - The Drake Passage
Discovery Channel will air the feature length documentary in Spring 2020.

[01/10/20 - 11:05 AM]
HGTV's "Christina on the Coast" Delivered Its Highest-Rated Episode on Jan. 2
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/10/20 - 11:03 AM]
92nd Oscars(R) Production Team Welcomes New Talent and Show Veterans
"This team is the best of the best with a wealth of experience and ideas, and we're excited to collaborate with them to deliver an incredible show," said Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain.

[01/10/20 - 10:58 AM]
FOX to Bump "Flirty Dancing," "Almost Family" from Wednesday Nights
Following their January 15 airings, look for "Dancing" and "Family" to wrap with two-hour specials on Saturday, January 25 and Saturday, February 22, respectively.

[01/10/20 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Renews "Straight Up Steve Austin" for Season 2
Expected to premiere this summer, season two will consist of eight half-hour episodes.

[01/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Jeopardy!" Continues Its Reign for ABC
Night three helps wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/10/20 - 09:24 AM]
TV One's "True Crime Mondays" Returns with New Episodes of "Fatal Attraction" Monday, January 13 at 9 P.M. ET/8C
Each new episode documents new information, new drama, and never-before-seen footage that offers viewers first-hand accounts into jaw-dropping cases involving crimes of passion.

[01/10/20 - 09:16 AM]
Video: "The Ranch" Part 8 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The show's final episodes premiere January 24 on the streaming service.

[01/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Sofia Wylie Stars in the DBP Donut Short Form Series "SHOOK," Which Will Be Presented in a Special Programming Event on Monday, Jan. 20, on Disney Channel
Noted for its realistic storylines, empowering characters and powerful dance numbers that convey inclusion and cultural diversity in a modern way, the series is produced by The Duplass Brothers' DBP Donut.

[01/10/20 - 09:00 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "This Week at the Comedy Cellar" for a Third Season Set to Premiere Friday, February 21 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The six-episode series will hit a variety of topics week to week, providing fans an intimate view of the performances along with engrossing offstage discussions among the comics.

[01/10/20 - 08:42 AM]
Video: "Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Feimster's first full length stand-up special talks about her childhood misadventures as a former Girl Scout, debutante and (disqualified) swim meet champion.

[01/10/20 - 12:18 AM]
Video: The Gods Are Coming: Netflix Debuts "Ragnarok" Trailer Today
The six part Norwegian language series is produced by SAM Productions, a Danish screenwriter-based production company.

[01/09/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 9
Updates include: HBO in talks for "Parasite" TV series; Terri Minsky exits "Lizzie McGuire" revival at Disney+; and FX passes on drama pilot "Gone Hollywood."

[01/09/20 - 01:56 PM]
Netflix Sets Premiere Date for "Rise of Empires: Ottoman" Produced by Karga Seven Pictures in Association with STXtv
Previously titled "Ottoman Rising," the six-hour series will drop in 190 countries globally on Netflix on January 24.

[01/09/20 - 01:16 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley to Executive Produce, Write and Direct Upcoming Musical Drama Series for Showtime(R)
The project centers on an emotionally complex family story that spans generations and threatens the fabric of the community in present day Milwaukee.

[01/09/20 - 12:04 PM]
HBO Sports(R), Ringer Films Partner with Triple Threat TV for Documentary "Women of Troy"
The film is an illuminating tale of the historic and transcendent USC women's basketball team of the 1980s.

[01/09/20 - 11:00 AM]
"Whitmer Thomas: The Golden One," His First Hour-Long Special, Debuts February 22, Exclusively on HBO
Taped before a sold-out, live audience in September at the legendary Flora-Bama Lounge, Whitmer's first one-hour special features a provocative and intimate blend of storytelling, comedy, music and documentary.

[01/09/20 - 10:27 AM]
"Who Will Write Our History" to Air on January 26 Coinciding with International Holocaust Remembrance Day
In addition, the film will air on multiple Discovery owned networks around the world.

[01/09/20 - 10:04 AM]
Less Salt, More Flavor! E!'s "The Soup" Premieres Wednesday, February 12 at 10PM ET/PT
"The Soup" will feature Jade Catta-Preta's unfiltered take on the buzziest clips of the week across entertainment and social media.

[01/09/20 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "McMillions" (2020) - Official Trailer - HBO
The documentary series chronicles the stranger-than-fiction story of an ex-cop turned security auditor who rigged the McDonald's Monopoly game promotion for a decade, stealing millions of dollars and building a vast network of co-conspirators across the U.S.

[01/09/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: AMC Releases "Better Call Saul" Season 5 Key Art and Video Teaser
In the 10-episode fifth season, Jimmy McGill's (Bob Odenkirk) decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change for those in his orbit.

[01/09/20 - 08:59 AM]
Hulu Announces Premiere of New Genre-Bending Teen Sci-Fi Drama "Utopia Falls," Feb. 14
Set in the not-too-distant future, amidst the charred ruins of Earth, "Utopia Falls" follows a group of teens chosen to compete in the prestigious Exemplar performing arts competition in the seemingly idyllic colony of New Babyl.

[01/09/20 - 08:47 AM]
Renowned Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Directs 30 for 30's Two-Part Film "Vick," Airing January 30 and February 6 on ESPN
The film provides a comprehensive look back at each chapter of former NFL quarterback Michael Vick's saga: the incredible rise, shocking fall, and polarizing return.

[01/09/20 - 08:37 AM]
"Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy(R) Salute to Prince" Set to Take Place Jan. 28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center
The special will be broadcast later in 2020 on the CBS Television Network.

[01/09/20 - 08:22 AM]
New CNN Original Series "The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty" and Season Two of "Race for the White House" Debut Sunday, February 16
The season two premiere tracks the history-making 2008 race between freshman senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain.

[01/09/20 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Jeopardy!" Sparks Another ABC Victory
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown with night two of its game show stunt.

[01/09/20 - 07:15 AM]
Oxygen's "Up and Vanished," Based on the Popular Payne Lindsey Podcast, Returns with a Two-Hour Premiere Saturday, February 15, At 7PM ET/PT
The upcoming season will focus on new cases of missing individuals, as Payne Lindsey and his team of investigative podcasters search for answers to help the victims' families gain a sense of closure.

[01/09/20 - 04:04 AM]
Cathy Hughes and Chris Tucker Co-Host Star-Studded Annual "Urban One Honors," Premiering January 20 at 8 P.M./7C
The star-studded event celebrates the 40-year legacy of Radio One and honors some of the biggest names in film, television and music.

[01/08/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 8
Updates include: AT&T to shutter DirecTV's Audience Network; HBO Max orders script for "The Last of the Mohicans" TV series; and Erin and Sara Foster team for Quibi's "High & Low."

[01/08/20 - 06:09 PM]
Video: "October Faction" - Season 1 Official Trailer - Netflix
17-year-old twins' lives are turned upside down when they discover their seemingly unremarkable insurance sales rep parents are, in fact, (spoiler alert!) trained assassins who hunt monsters.

[01/08/20 - 12:57 PM]
Vanessa & Nick Lachey Will Host "Love Is Blind," An Unscripted Series Where Singles Go on Dates... But Don't Meet Face-to-Face
If a connection is made, they propose & meet for the first time. Then, the engaged couples see if their emotional connection can turn into a physical one.

[01/08/20 - 12:03 PM]
Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce
The 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Award honorees are Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant.

[01/08/20 - 11:45 AM]
CW Seed Lands Licensing Agreement with BBC Studios
The pact will bring more than 200 episodes and 150 hours of scripted library content to the platform.

[01/08/20 - 11:20 AM]
Video: "The Healing Powers of Dude" Trailer - Netflix Futures
Meet Noah, he's an 11-year-old with social anxiety disorder starting middle school. School can be tough, but with the help of his emotional support dog, Dude, plus his friends and family, maybe it can be less scary.

[01/08/20 - 11:09 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Returns to ABC Prime Time, Hosted by Emmy Award-Winning Jimmy Kimmel
"Regis came to me in a dream, asked me to do this and promised my own line of neckties if I did. I had little choice but to say yes," said Jimmy Kimmel.

[01/08/20 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Announces Sizzling New Addition to Its Hit Bachelor Franchise: "The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart"
Premiering Monday, April 13, the series unites two of the most emotionally powerful forces in human life: music and love, as 20 single men and women embark on an incredible journey to find love through music.

[01/08/20 - 11:03 AM]
ABC's Game Show Lineup Gets Supersized - Leslie Jones to Host Revival of Classic TV Game Show "Supermarket Sweep"
Production on the 10-episode order is set to begin this spring.

[01/08/20 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Picks Up "thirtysomething(else)," Sequel to the Culturally Defining Network Series "thirtysomething" from Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, to Pilot
The show will follow an ensemble of new faces playing the grown-up, 30-something children of the original cast reprised by Ken Olin (Michael Steadman), Mel Harris (Hope Murdoch), Timothy Busfield (Elliot Weston) and Patty Wettig (Nancy Weston).

[01/08/20 - 09:39 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Preparing a Reboot of the Successful Spanish Series "El Internado" (The Boarding School)
The production, which will begin filming in early 2020, will be titled "El Internado: Las Cumbres" with eight episodes to be shot at natural locations in northern Spain.

[01/08/20 - 09:25 AM]
Science Channel Matches Its Best Year Ever in 2019 in Key Demos
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/08/20 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Picks Up Supernatural Drama "The Brides" to Pilot
"The Brides," a sexy contemporary reimagining of "Dracula," is a family drama with a trio of powerful female leads at its heart.

[01/08/20 - 08:27 AM]
Video: WE tv Drops Supertease and Reveals the Cast for All-New Season of "Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition" Premiering Thursday, February 6 at 10PM
Five new hip hop couples are taking a step back from the game on an all-new season of "Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition," premiering Thursday, February 6.

[01/08/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Jeopardy!" Stunt Opens Big for ABC
The Alphabet takes home the top spot in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/08/20 - 08:07 AM]
"Shark Tank" Returns to Friday Nights Beginning Friday, Feb. 28, and "American Housewife" Moves to Wednesdays at 9 P.M. on April 15
"American Housewife" will air at 9:30 p.m. EDT starting March 18 before moving to 9:00 p.m. EDT on April 15.

[01/08/20 - 08:06 AM]
ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Set to Air Killer Series Finale, Thursday, May 14
The critically acclaimed series, which will return for its six-episode killer farewell event on Thursday, April 2, is currently in its sixth and final season.

[01/08/20 - 08:05 AM]
The Emmy(R) Awards Return to ABC, Sunday, Sept. 20
Nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, July 14.







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[01/26/20 - 01:45 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA on ABC Holds Off NHL on NBC
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is tops in total viewers.

[01/25/20 - 08:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Remains on Top in Demos
FOX holds onto the adults 18-49 crown while an all-repeat CBS is still the most-watched network.

[01/24/20 - 02:38 PM]
ABC News' Prime-Time Special "Royal Divide: Harry, Meghan, and The Crown" Airs Wednesday, Jan. 29
Look for the one-hour special on said night at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/24/20 - 12:01 PM]
Mark Cuban, Dr. Phil, Ryan Seacrest, Piers Morgan and Lisa Vanderpump to Be Featured in "Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis"
As previously announced, the one-hour special bows Wednesday, January 29 on FOX.

[01/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Studios and Quibi Announce Chance the Rapper as the Host of "Punk'd"
"Punk'd" will be reimagined for a new generation and will be available only on Quibi's mobile video platform.

[01/24/20 - 08:40 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Season Two Trailer and Key Art for Docu-Series "The Trade"
The four-part season follows Central Americans on an odyssey to the United States (including some heading back home after being deported), while also delving into the shadow industries that prey on them every step along the way.

[01/24/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return on Top
"Station 19" is the night's most-watched program while "Grey's Anatomy" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[01/24/20 - 06:57 AM]
Final Round of Performers Confirmed for "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
This year's presenters include Common, Ava DuVernay, Cynthia Erivo, Jim Gaffigan, Dua Lipa, Trevor Noah, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Porter, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, Shania Twain, Keith Urban and Stevie Wonder.

[01/24/20 - 05:02 AM]
TV One Puts a New Spin on Romance with the Original Film "Steppin' Back to Love" Premiering Saturday, February 8 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
The film follows a once-loving couple connected by dance, who after facing marital struggles, use their passion for Chicago-style step-dancing to reignite the spark in their marriage.

[01/23/20 - 01:43 PM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" Returns on Thursday, February 27th at 8PM ET/PT
After a tumultuous year, Mike "The Situation" rejoins the group after his long-awaited release from prison, and the roommates finally feel whole again and ready for a fresh start.

[01/23/20 - 01:28 PM]
Guy Fieri Hosts New Bracket-Style Culinary Competition Series "Tournament of Champions"
The five-part series launches Wednesday, March 4 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[01/23/20 - 12:51 PM]
92nd Oscars(R) Performers Announced
Cynthia Erivo, Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Randy Newman will perform the nominated songs.

[01/23/20 - 12:48 PM]
Oxygen's "In Ice Cold Blood" Hosted by Ice-T Returns Thursday, February 13 at 9PM ET/PT
During each hour-long episode, in-depth interviews and archival footage merge to spotlight an intriguing mystery, recounted through the lens of expert detective work, unpredictable twists and jaw-dropping discoveries.

[01/23/20 - 12:04 PM]
New Science Channel Series "Curse of the Bermuda Triangle" Premieres February 9
With dozens of years of experience at sea between them, the members of the Triangle Research and Investigation Group, or TRIG team, are led by long time captain and former Coast Guardsman Paul "Moe" Mottice.

[01/23/20 - 11:05 AM]
New Season of "Ballmastrz: 9009" Returns February 23 on Adult Swim
Special guest stars this season include Ed Asner, Rachel Dratch, Jo Firestone, Doc Hammer, Stephanie Sheh and Cree Summer.