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[08/07/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 7
Updates include: HBO tables its "Utopia" import; "Louie" to take another extended hiatus on FX; and "Training Day" is the latest feature eyed for a small screen take.

[08/07/15 - 12:45 PM]
FOX to Offer Free Advance Screenings of Upcoming Tuesday Night Series in 20 Markets Across the Country
The free advance screenings will enable thousands of fans to preview the premiere episodes of the highly anticipated new shows before they debut on FOX this September.

[08/07/15 - 12:29 PM]
TLC Follows the All-Female Busby Quintuplets in New Series
The Busby family, Danielle, Adam and their four-year-old daughter Blayke, recently welcomed home the quints, and the series will follow them as they adjust to their new normal.

[08/07/15 - 11:18 AM]
"Descendants: Set It Off," a Special About the Making of Disney's Hit Movie "Descendants," to Air Sunday, August 9 on Disney Channel
Featured are Kristin Chenoweth, Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Sofia Carson and director, choreographer and executive-producer Kenny Ortega during rehearsal for the musical numbers and filming of the movie.

[08/07/15 - 10:23 AM]
Nearly 183 Million People Have Turned to CBS News Broadcasts During the Current Television Year
CBS spins the numbers for the year to date.

[08/07/15 - 09:20 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Posts All-Time Playback Highs
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/07/15 - 09:19 AM]
E!'s "I Am Cait" Continues Its Success in Week Two with a Combined Audience of 4.6M Total Unique Viewers on Sunday Night
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/07/15 - 09:03 AM]
FXX Orders Comedy "Cassius and Clay" and Becomes New Home for Hit Comedy "Archer"
Kaitlin Olson and Lake Bell star in the animated comedy, due to air on FXX in 2016.

[08/07/15 - 09:02 AM]
"The Strain" Is Spreading to Season Three
The series will return for a third season next summer, taking fans even deeper into the thriller from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse.

[08/07/15 - 09:01 AM]
Premiere Dates Set for "The Bastard Executioner," "American Horror Story: Hotel" and "Fargo"
They'll roll out on September 15, October 7 and October 12, respectively.

[08/07/15 - 09:00 AM]
FX Orders First Season of Comedy "Better Things"
Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. are behind the project, which stars the former.

[08/07/15 - 08:45 AM]
"Food Fighters" Matches Its Season High in 18-49 and "Dateline Mystery" Captures Its Top Thursday Rating to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 6.

[08/07/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother," "Big Bang" Claim Top Spots for CBS
The Eye once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/07/15 - 08:34 AM]
BBC America and BBC One Announce Leads of New Drama "The Living and the Dead"
The original six-part series, created by Ashley Pharoah, will star Colin Morgan as lead Nathan Appleby and Charlotte Spencer as Charlotte Appleby, Nathan's wife.

[08/06/15 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 6
Updates include: James Franco to star in "The Deuce" at HBO; Daisy Head to lead ABC Family's "Guilt"; and Michael Dorman to star in "The Patriot" for Amazon.

[08/06/15 - 05:55 PM]
FOX at TCA: Newman, Walden Talk "Prison Break," "X-Men" & Gordon Ramsay
Plus: the future of "Wayward Pines"; Bill Hader to guest on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"; and "Empire" on track for a spin-off.

[08/06/15 - 05:00 PM]
Video: Watch the All-New Promo for Season Two of "Empire"
The blockbuster hit returns for its second season on Wednesday, September 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/06/15 - 03:24 PM]
"FOX NFL Sunday" Invades the Red Carpet for "67th Emmy(R) Awards"
This is the first time a sports-themed pregame show will air live from the site of the Emmys.

[08/06/15 - 02:26 PM]
"Cedar Cove" Steals Saturday Night
The Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 1.

[08/06/15 - 02:19 PM]
Video: "Vinyl" - Tease (HBO)
Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde and Ray Romano co-star in the upcoming drama, from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter.

[08/06/15 - 01:27 PM]
LMN Premieres the New Original Series "The Last Goodbye" Saturday, August 22 at 10:00PM ET
The series features spiritual medium Rebecca Rosen as she uses her unique gift in an attempt to connect people seeking answers from their deceased family and loved ones.

[08/06/15 - 12:04 PM]
Twerk It, Work It, Own It: Whitney Thore Is Back with an All-New Season of TLC's "My Big Fat Fabulous Life"
Season two kicks off with the first of 22 new episodes on Wednesday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/06/15 - 11:25 AM]
Margaret Cho and NeNe Leakes to Guest Star When E!'s Hit Comedy Series "Fashion Police" Returns Monday, August 31st at 8:00PM ET/PT
They'll appear alongside co-hosts Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic and Brad Goreski to review the night's style sensations and disasters from this year's MTV Video Music Awards.

[08/06/15 - 10:47 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Grows Week to Week, Rules Over ABC & CBS Time-Slot Competition in All Key Measures for the Week of July 27-31
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of July 27-31.

[08/06/15 - 10:43 AM]
Rachael Ray Mentors Eight Talented Kid Chefs as They Compete on Food Network's "Rachael Ray's Kids Cook-Off"
The six-episode series launches Monday, August 24 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/06/15 - 10:14 AM]
Last Two Witches Fly Into "The Wiz Live!": "Crazy Eyes" Uzo Aduba and "Glee" Star Amber Riley
"We are so happy to welcome two actors we've admired and wanted so much to work with," said executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

[08/06/15 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix Announces the New Original Series for Kids "The New Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show" from DreamWorks Animation
Season 1 will be comprised of 13 episodes.

[08/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
Netflix Original Documentary "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom" Premieres October 9, 2015 to Netflix Members Globally
The harrowing documentary is set to make its world premiere at the 72nd Venice Film Festival in September.

[08/06/15 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Family Grows Its Executive Ranks with Key Hires in Programming, Strategy and Research
Simran S. Sethi will join as Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, and Jennifer Gerstenblatt has been promoted to Vice President, Current Programming.

[08/06/15 - 09:09 AM]
Flirty, Fabulous, And Forty! Bravo Media Celebrates Milestone Birthdays on the Series Premiere of "My Fab 40th" Tuesday, August 25 at 10PM ET/PT
Star-studded cameos include TV personality La La Anthony, actor Lorenzo Lamas, actress Nicole Eggert, and Reverend Al Sharpton.

[08/06/15 - 09:08 AM]
USA Network to Televise Weekly Premier League Match Throughout 2015-16 Season
With the Premier League season kicking off this Saturday, August 8, USA Network's first telecast will be this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, as U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard and Everton host Watford.

[08/06/15 - 09:08 AM]
FOX Orders New Pilot "Star," From "Empire" Co-Creator Lee Daniels
The project is the story of three young women, all with hopes of making it big, and the choices they're faced with along the way.

[08/06/15 - 09:02 AM]
Jason Sudeikis to Guest-Star During Season Two of "The Last Man on Earth"
Sudeikis appeared briefly as Phil Miller's (Forte) astronaut brother who has been stuck in space after a virus decimated the earth's population, except for a handful of survivors.

[08/06/15 - 09:01 AM]
Pitbull to Guest-Star and Perform on the Second Season of "Empire" on FOX
Chris Rock, Kelly Rowland, Marisa Tomei, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges and Adam Rodriguez are also on tap this season.

[08/06/15 - 09:00 AM]
The Worlds of the Dead and the Undead Collide in a "Bones" and "Sleepy Hollow" Crossover Event Thursday, October 29, On FOX
"When the idea came about to create this crossover event for fans, our writers' room was immediately energized," said Clifton Campbell.

[08/06/15 - 08:57 AM]
Adventurer Todd Carmichael Expands His Business by Exploring Cultures Around the Globe in New Travel Channel Series "Uncommon Grounds"
The eight-part series premieres Monday, September 14 at 11:00/10:00c on the network.

[08/06/15 - 08:54 AM]
"Mr. Robinson" Is the Most-Watched Summer Comedy Debut on the Big 4 Since 2007, Second-Highest-Rated in 18-49 Since 2009
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 5.

[08/06/15 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Tight Demo Race with CBS, FOX
The Eye's "Big Brother" however is the top program of the night among adults 18-49.

[08/06/15 - 08:11 AM]
NBC's "America's Got Talent" Reveals the Top 36 Acts Chosen to Perform Live at Radio City Music Hall Beginning Tuesday, August 11
Now in its 10th anniversary season, "AGT's" live performance shows will return to the legendary Radio City Music Hall for the third year.

[08/06/15 - 08:00 AM]
USA Network Announces Pilot Pick-Up for "Shooter," Ryan Phillippe Is Set to Star
The project is based on the best-selling Bob Lee Swagger novel by Stephen Hunter, "Point of Impact," and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg.

[08/06/15 - 07:48 AM]
Turner Broadcasting Ramps Up On-Demand Efforts with Sneak Peek of TNT's "Public Morals"
Additionally, beginning this week, every single episode of all seasons of truTV's "Impractical Jokers" and TNT's "Cold Justice" will be made available on a variety of platforms and devices.

[08/06/15 - 07:39 AM]
NBCUniversal & AOL.com to Host Global Live-Streamed Fan Event, "Four Years of Little Mix"
Originally all solo artist contestants on the UK X Factor, Little Mix's Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall were brought together by the X Factor judges in 2011.

[08/05/15 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 5
Updates include: FOX gives put pilot order to "Horrorstör"; Kim Raver to guest on "Bones"; and AnnaLynne McCord latest cast in season two of ABC's "Secrets & Lies."

[08/05/15 - 02:02 PM]
Crackle Expands Its Collection of Originals with the Auction House Drama "The Art of More," Beginning Thursday, November 19
The streaming network also released the first-look trailer for the 10-episode, hour-long drama which delves into the underbelly and surprisingly cutthroat and glamorous world of premium auction houses.

[08/05/15 - 02:01 PM]
Casting News: Wally West Races Onto "The Flash"!
Keiynan Lonsdale will be joining the show this winter in the role, an iconic character from the Flash Universe who became the speedster known as Kid Flash.

[08/05/15 - 02:01 PM]
Crackle Announces Premiere Dates for New Original Series and Reveals Details for New "Always On" Viewing Experience
Highlights include new offerings "The Art of More" (Thursday, November 19) and "SuperMansion" (Thursday, October 8).

[08/05/15 - 01:26 PM]
Animated Short-Form Series "Descendants Wicked World" to Premiere September 18 on Disney Channel and Its Digital Platforms
Providing the voices of the animated characters are the movie's stars: Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Cameron Boyce, Booboo Stewart, Mitchell Hope, Brenna D'Amico, Sarah Jeffery and Dianne Doan.

[08/05/15 - 12:51 PM]
Roma Downey's "Answered Prayers" Moves to a New Time Slot on TLC
The series will now air at the earlier time of 8:00/7:00c on Sunday nights.

[08/05/15 - 12:51 PM]
Disney's "Descendants" Soars to Over 10.5 Million Total Viewers and Over 5 Million Kids 2-11 in Live + 3 Ratings
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.

[08/05/15 - 12:01 PM]
Regular Becomes Royalty in New TLC Series "Suddenly Royal"
The seven-episode series premieres Wednesday, September 9 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.







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[06/29/22 - 12:24 PM]
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[06/29/22 - 12:00 PM]
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[06/29/22 - 11:30 AM]
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[06/29/22 - 11:00 AM]
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[06/29/22 - 10:36 AM]
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[06/29/22 - 10:00 AM]
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[06/29/22 - 09:58 AM]
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[06/29/22 - 09:31 AM]
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