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[08/18/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 18
Updates include: Syfy pulls the plug on "Haven" after five seasons; Jennifer Schuur, Josh Reims exit "The Catch" at ABC; and Martin Short signs onto NBC's Maya Rudolph variety show.

[08/18/15 - 02:59 PM]
Bravo Media Delivers Record Ratings
Bravo further spins the numbers for Monday, August 10 through Wednesday, August 12.

[08/18/15 - 01:17 PM]
Video: WGN America Unveils First Trailer for "Manhattan" Season Two
The trailer hints at the questionable motivations, duplicitous nature and high stakes secrets held by the series' main characters inside the world's most guarded city.

[08/18/15 - 12:16 PM]
"Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" to Air Thursday, Dec. 10 (9-11 P.M.)
The film is based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing.

[08/18/15 - 12:11 PM]
Justice Is Served in Washington State with a Second Season of "Rugged Justice" on Animal Planet
Look for the first of 10 new episodes on Sunday, September 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/18/15 - 12:05 PM]
WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WATCH Disney Junior Apps Are Now Live on Xbox 360
Using WATCH Disney, Xbox 360 viewers can now access full episodes of their favorite Disney shows on demand for free.

[08/18/15 - 11:53 AM]
Oxygen Media Premieres Syndicated Daily Comedic Show "Crazy Talk" Exclusively on Cable Beginning Monday, September 14 with Back-to-Back Episodes
From NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution, this fast-paced, laugh-out-loud, comedic show raises an eyebrow at the most outlandish, and sometimes bizarre, moments on reality television.

[08/18/15 - 11:50 AM]
Blair Brandt, Star of ABC Family's "Next Step Realty: NYC," to Participate in a Live Twitter Chat with Fans Tonight
Blair will answer viewer questions about the series and building his real-estate business, and will share behind-the-scenes stories about the "Next Step Realty: NYC" episode.

[08/18/15 - 11:40 AM]
Discovery's Hit Series "Bering Sea Gold" Returns for Its Fifth Season with Crews Up Against the Clock to Find More Gold
New episodes kick off on Friday, September 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/18/15 - 10:31 AM]
Turner Broadcasting, Intel and Mark Burnett Join Forces On Massive, Innovation-Driven Content Partnership To Discover the Next Smart Connected Consumer Device
In 2016, the two companies will team up with Emmy(R)-winning executive producer Mark Burnett to launch a brand new TBS original series - "America's Greatest Makers" (working title).

[08/18/15 - 09:58 AM]
"Shadowhunters" Star Matthew Daddario to Participate in a Live Twitter Chat with Fans on Tuesday, August 18th at 12 PM PT/3 PM ET
Starting at 12pm PT/3pm ET, fans can tweet Matthew Daddario (@MatthewDaddario) using #AskMatt in their message.

[08/18/15 - 09:57 AM]
Startup Legend Tim Draper of ABC Family's "Startup U" to Participate in Live Twitter Chat with Fans Tonight
Tim will answer viewer questions about the series and building startup businesses, and will share some fun behind-the-scenes scoop from the episode.

[08/18/15 - 09:19 AM]
Nat Geo WILD's New Series "Vet School" Goes Behind the Scenes at One of the Country's Top Veterinary Schools
The newcomer premieres Saturday, September 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/18/15 - 09:18 AM]
Nickelodeon's Nick News with Linda Ellerbee Presents Stories of Kids with Terminal Illnesses in "Before I Go... Living With Dying" Premiering Sunday, August 23, At 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
In their dying, kids teach people the real meaning of courage and grace.

[08/18/15 - 09:16 AM]
Entertainment Industry Foundation Announces "Roadblock" Telecast for National Think It Up Education Initiative
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will simultaneously broadcast the live Think It Up one-hour special from the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, home to some of the most exciting charity events and concerts in Los Angeles.

[08/18/15 - 09:13 AM]
Bravo Media, E! and Oxygen Media Launch First-of-Its-Kind Cross-Network Partnership with Mobile App Dubsmash
The partnership will launch with "The Real Housewives of New York City" Reunion Part 1 airing on Tuesday, August 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/18/15 - 09:11 AM]
CMT Signs Multi-Year Production Deal with Veteran Producer John Hamlin's Newly Created Switched on Entertainment
In addition, two of CMT's senior executives, Jayson Dinsmore and Leslie Fram, will oversee new roles in the music, talent and event departments.

[08/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
Nickelodeon Continues to Charm Fans with Season 10 Order of Animated Series "The Fairly OddParents"
The 13 half-hour episode order continues the comedic adventures of Timmy Turner, who overcomes typical kid obstacles with the help of his wand-wielding wish-granting fairy godparents, Cosmo and Wanda.

[08/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Wins Monday in 18-49 and Total Viewers, With "American Ninja Warrior" #1 for the Night in Both Measures
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 17.

[08/18/15 - 08:34 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Ninja Warrior" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock is the night's top adults 18-49 draw for the third consecutive week.

[08/18/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Hits New Season High in Viewers and Equals a Series High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, August 17.

[08/18/15 - 08:28 AM]
TV One's "News One Now" Moves to New 7 A.M. ET Time Slot, Beginning Monday, September 14
The one-hour program, hosted by Roland S. Martin, will continue to air live weekdays exclusively on TV One.

[08/18/15 - 08:01 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Another Period" for a Second Season
"Another Period is a beautiful reflection of a great American truth: the more things change, the more they stay the same," said Kent Alterman.

[08/18/15 - 07:37 AM]
IFC Renews "Documentary Now!" for Seasons Two and Three Ahead of Series Premiere on August 20
IFC also announced the addition of a surprise seventh episode to season one, up from the initial order of six episodes.

[08/18/15 - 07:13 AM]
CMT to Celebrate Life and Artistry of Johnny Cash in New Unprecedented Original Documentary "Johnny Cash: American Rebel"
The film premieres on the 12th anniversary of his passing on Saturday, September 12 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/18/15 - 06:30 AM]
America's Favorite Summer Dance Series, Emmy Award-Winning "So You Think You Can Dance," Hits the Road for Its Season 12 Tour, Traveling to 70 Markets
The tour kicks off on Tuesday, October 13, at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie, TX and crosses the United States and Canada with 70 sensational stops.

[08/17/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 17
Updates include: Aron Eli Coleite's "Home" to rebuild at TNT; Michael Cassidy joins "The Group" at TBS; and Malcolm Barrett books a role on NBC's "Coach" revival.

[08/17/15 - 10:01 PM]
"So You Think You Can Dance" Voting Results for August 17
Next week, the Top Eight finalists will be paired with All-Star partners.

[08/17/15 - 04:30 PM]
Levi Miller to Play Cat Grant's Son on "Supergirl"
As the son of a high-power corporate tycoon, 12-year-old Carter finds himself in the shadows, often keeping his thoughts and feelings quiet.

[08/17/15 - 03:45 PM]
Application Period Open for Disney Channel Storytellers, an Incubator for the Next Generation of Series Creators and Writers
Emmy-nominated Marc Warren, writer and producer of Disney Channel hit series "Even Stevens," "That's So Raven" and "Cory in the House," returns as program supervisor.

[08/17/15 - 02:30 PM]
Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Fast N' Loud" Races Back with All-New Episodes Monday, September 7 at 9PM ET/PT
Car fanatics Richard Rawlings, Aaron Kaufman and the entire Gas Monkey Garage crew return with new builds and new episodes.

[08/17/15 - 02:18 PM]
"America's Got Talent" Alumni Emily West and William Close Collaborate for Special Performance on Aug. 19 Live Results Show
Twelve more acts from the Top 36 will perform this week in hopes of securing a spot in the semi-final rounds.

[08/17/15 - 01:51 PM]
Live + 7 Ratings Ascends Disney's "Descendants" to #5 Movie in Cable TV History in Total Viewers and #6 Cable TV Telecast Ever Across Major Youth Demographics
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 31.

[08/17/15 - 01:01 PM]
Season Four of "The Half Hour" Premieres August 22 at Midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT with Liza Treyger and Hampton Yount
Filmed at The Royale in Boston, "The Half Hour" showcases some of the best up-and-coming stand-up comedians.

[08/17/15 - 12:24 PM]
"Under the Dome" Is the Week's Top Program in Live +7-Day Lift in Viewers and Adults 18-49
CBS further spins the numbers for the week of July 27-August 2.

[08/17/15 - 12:12 PM]
truTV and Tumblr Team Up Again to "Hack" Your Life for the Better!
The best hacks will be featured during the "Tumblr's Hack Mail" segment of "Hack My Life," which returns Tuesday, August 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/17/15 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Family Announces the Cast of and Starts Production on Pilot "Guilt"
Katrina Law stars as Natalie, a Boston attorney who drops everything when her sister becomes a murder suspect.

[08/17/15 - 11:53 AM]
ESPN Signs Multi-Year Extension With John Saunders
Saunders will continue to appear on college football studio coverage, including anchoring regular-season Saturdays on ABC alongside Mack Brown and Mark May, and a hosting role on the College Football Playoff on ESPN.

[08/17/15 - 11:43 AM]
FX Networks Acquires Latest Box Office #1 Straight Outta Compton
So far this year, FX Networks has secured the exclusive U.S. commercial television premiere rights to numerous blockbusters, including Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation, Minions, Jurassic World and Furious 7.

[08/17/15 - 10:41 AM]
Ovation Debuts Season Five of Its Original Series "The Art Of" on September 6
Each episode profiles three artists who are creating boundary-pushing work in media that are not part of the traditional definition of "art."

[08/17/15 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Orders Third Season of "Hotel Hell"
Casting is open now for the new season.

[08/17/15 - 09:48 AM]
Spike's "I Am Chris Farley" Is Most-Watched Documentary in Network History
Spike TV further spins the numbers for Monday, August 10.

[08/17/15 - 09:41 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" Scores Another Series High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 10.

[08/17/15 - 09:31 AM]
SundanceTV's Online Destination Adds Five New Films to the "Rectify" Short Film Festival
Five new shorts produced, created and/or headlined by the cast of "Rectify" have just been added to the line-up.

[08/17/15 - 09:03 AM]
"SNL" Opens 41st Season with Miley Cyrus (Oct. 3), Amy Schumer (Oct. 10) and Tracy Morgan (Oct. 17)
Musical guests will be announced at a later date.

[08/17/15 - 08:38 AM]
ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" Sets Ratings Record in Kansas City Metered Market
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, August 16.

[08/17/15 - 08:35 AM]
"Bachelor in Paradise" Grows for the 2nd Week to Deliver New Sunday Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 15.

[08/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
The Ties of Family Run Deeper Than Ink as VH1's "Black Ink Crew" Returns Monday, August 24th at 9 PM ET/PT
Additionally, the entire cast will come together to try and mend their relationships with a reunion special airing Monday, October 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/17/15 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Overrun Helps Spark CBS Victory
The Eye's "Big Brother" once again is the night's most-watched program among adults 18-49.

[08/17/15 - 08:31 AM]
Second Hour of "American Ninja Warrior" Rebroadcast Ranks #1 in All Key Demographics
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 15.







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[08/12/22 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 12
Updates include: Rex Linn bound for new season of ABC's "Big Sky"; Camilla Belle, Gus Halper join NBC's "Law & Order: Organized Crime"; and Sasha Hutchings to recur on AMC's "Demascus."

[08/12/22 - 01:43 PM]
Apple TV+ Shares First-Look at "Lessons in Chemistry," New Drama Series Starring and Executive Produced by Academy Award-Winner Brie Larson
Based on the best-selling, debut novel from author, science editor and copywriter Bonnie Garmus, "Lessons in Chemistry" will make its global debut on Apple TV+ in 2023.

[08/12/22 - 12:30 PM]
With Juggernaut "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" and "Love & Hip Hop: Miami" Premieres, VH1 Scores Its Highest Monday Prime Rating and Share in Over Two Years
The duo led VH1 to its highest Monday prime rating and share in over two years and dominated the night across social with 2.6M views.

[08/12/22 - 12:30 PM]
Prime Video's New Series "Jungle," Premiering September 30, Brings Stunning Visuals and Rhythmic Storytelling to the Screen
Produced by Nothing Lost, the visually daring and sonically stunning new series presents a distinctive form of rhythmic storytelling rooted in UK rap and drill music, and will premiere Friday, September 30, exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories worldwide.

[08/12/22 - 12:10 PM]
MTV's New Series "Teen Mom: The Next Chapter" Premieres Tuesday, September 6 at 8pm ET/PT
The 15-episode season will explore the lives and experiences of Amber, Ashley, Briana, Cate, Cheyenne, Jade, Leah, and Maci together in one monumental series that focuses on the unique bond this "Mom Group" shares as they face the reality of parenthood and adulting while entering the next phase of life together.

[08/12/22 - 10:06 AM]
ABC Delivers a Night of Laughs: "Abbott Elementary" Marathon Airs Aug. 17
Summer break may be coming to a close, but ABC is keeping the fun going with a binge-worthy "Abbott Elementary" marathon, featuring four fan-favorite episodes of the seven-time Emmy-nominated comedy.

[08/12/22 - 10:01 AM]
Disney Branded Television's Spooky Sequel "Under Wraps 2" Will Jump-Start Halloween Season with a Sept. 25 Premiere on Disney Channel
"Under Wraps 2" picks up as Marshall (Malachi Barton), Gilbert (Christian J. Simon) and Amy (Sophia Hammons) are getting ready to attend Amy's father's Spooktacular Halloween-themed wedding to his fiancé Carl.

[08/12/22 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Freevee Reveals Premiere Date and Official Teaser for "High School," Based on the New York Times Best-Selling Memoir by Tegan and Sara Quin
The first four episodes will premiere on Friday, October 14, with new episodes available every Friday exclusively on Amazon Freevee.

[08/12/22 - 08:25 AM]
Lifetime's September Lineup Sizzles with New Movies All Month Long
Lifetime keeps everyone on their toes this September with "The Bad Seed Returns" premiering on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, then new movies every Saturday, inspired by true stories!

[08/12/22 - 08:09 AM]
"Love, Death + Robots" Volume IV Is a Go!
The 12 time Emmy-winning animated anthology returned to Netflix on May 20 with a critically acclaimed Volume III executive produced by Tim Miller and David Fincher.

[08/12/22 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Mighty Express" Season 7 Trailer - Netflix Jr
Season 7 of "Mighty Express" arrives at the station only on Netflix August 29!

[08/12/22 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Chad and JT Go Deep" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Best bros Chad and JT set out to spread positivity through community activism and chill vibes in this raucous prank comedy series.

[08/12/22 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Snabba Cash" Season 2 - Official Teaser - Netflix
When you are out of options you just do whatever it takes.

[08/11/22 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 11
Updates include: Charter Communications to exit original series; Lucy Liu boards Netflix's "A Man in Full"; and Starz nixes Larenz Tate-led spin-off series.

[08/11/22 - 09:22 PM]
Stephen Colbert Announces Louis Cato as New Bandleader on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"
Academy and Grammy Award-winning artist Jon Batiste is leaving after seven seasons to pursue personal and professional interests.