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[08/19/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 19
Updates include: Christine Evangelista signs onto E!'s "The Arrangement"; CBS eyes drama inspired by the lives of Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage; and comedian Rod Man to star in NBC comedy project.

[08/19/15 - 01:12 PM]
"Project Greenlight" Returns to HBO for a New Season Beginning Sept. 13, With Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Executive Producing
Spanning the entire filmmaking process, the series takes a revealing, uncensored look at the challenges facing a first-time director.

[08/19/15 - 12:33 PM]
Golf Channel Draws Nearly 8 Million Viewers During PGA Championship Week
Golf Channel spins the numbers for the week of August 10-16.

[08/19/15 - 12:20 PM]
Starz Releases 'Kick-Ash' New Key Art for the Highly Anticipated Series "Ash vs Evil Dead"
"Ash vs Evil Dead" is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror films The Evil Dead.

[08/19/15 - 12:09 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Launches Online Retail Destination "O Store" on Oprah.com
Beginning today, consumers can purchase a variety of products made exclusively for OWN as well as some of the most sought after items from the popular O List in O, The Oprah Magazine.

[08/19/15 - 11:59 AM]
Nickelodeon's Newest Animated Star Is a Hot Dog!
"Pinky Malinky" follows the everyday life of Pinky Malinky, an infectiously positive hotdog living in a human world who along with his two best friends, navigate school and life with a unique perspective.

[08/19/15 - 11:52 AM]
Zendaya Joins Celebrity Judging Panel for the 95th Anniversary Broadcast of Miss America
"It's great to be part of a show that celebrates women who are in college or graduated, and striving to make the world a better place through their chosen platform," said Zendaya.

[08/19/15 - 11:50 AM]
VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" Ranks as This Summer's #1 Cable Reality Series Among Adults 18-49 and Women 18-49 and the #2 Social Series of the Summer on All Television
VH1 spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[08/19/15 - 11:38 AM]
Syfy Announces Golden Globe Nominee Dennis Haysbert, David Hewlett and Ian Tracey to Join Cast of Syfy's New Futuristic Espionage Thriller Pilot "Incorporated"
The pilot will also star Georgina Haig, Eddie Ramos and Julia Ormond.

[08/19/15 - 11:13 AM]
History(R) Orders Second Season of the Hit Freshman Summer Series "Alone"
Production on season two is slated to begin this fall in Vancouver Island.

[08/19/15 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Family Picks Up a Third Season of the Hit Comedy "Young & Hungry"
Season two resumes tonight, Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/19/15 - 10:17 AM]
"Ferrell Takes the Field," Starring Will Ferrell in a Comedy Special from Funny or Die, In Partnership with Major League Baseball, Debuts Sept. 12, Exclusively on HBO
Dedicating the special to the fight against cancer, Ferrell also honored the historic feat of Bert Campaneris five decades ago by playing every position on the field for ten different teams in the same day.

[08/19/15 - 09:22 AM]
Beth Stern & James Denton to Co-Host 5th Annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(R) on Hallmark Channel
The special tapes September 19 before a live audience at the historic Beverly Hilton Hotel and will air on October 30.

[08/19/15 - 09:12 AM]
"Tosh.0" Returns with New Episodes Tuesday, August 25 at 10 p.m.
This season also marks the return of the "Tosh.0 Memorabilia Dump."

[08/19/15 - 09:11 AM]
"@midnight" Makes Temporary Move to 11 p.m.
The series returns to its regular slot of Midnight ET/PT on Monday, September 21, following "The Nightly Show."

[08/19/15 - 08:58 AM]
Season Four of "Party Down South" Premieres Thursday, August 20 at 9 P.M., ET/PT
This time, the gang reunites in St. Petersburg, Fla. for a 10-episode season filled with adventure, partying and of course, drama.

[08/19/15 - 08:57 AM]
Bounce TV to Launch New Original Series "In The Cut" Tues. Aug. 25 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)
Plus: the third season of "Family Time," starring Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell, will premiere on October 6, taking over the "In The Cut" time period.

[08/19/15 - 08:44 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos for Fifth Consecutive Week
Powered by "America's Got Talent," the Peacock easily wins the night in both categories.

[08/19/15 - 08:44 AM]
"Talent" and "Hollywood Game Night" Are the #1-2 Shows of the Night on the Big 4 in Every Key Demo
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 18.

[08/19/15 - 08:43 AM]
Travel Channel's "50/50" Hosts Samantha Brown and Chris Grundy Take Spontaneous Couples on a 50-Hour Getaway Worth $50,000
The series is comprised of six one-hour episodes and two half-hour pilots.

[08/19/15 - 08:05 AM]
TV Land Casts Stage and Screen Stars Megan Hilty, John Behlmann, Geneva Carr and Brooklyn Shuck in TV Land's Pilot "I Shudder"
"I Shudder" is a comedy revolving around Elyot Vionnet (Hamish Linklater), an advocate of manners, style and most importantly, common decency.

[08/19/15 - 08:01 AM]
Longhorn Network Hires Alex Loeb
Loeb joins the network after spending the past two years hosting a daytime sports show on The Horn 104.9 in Austin, Texas.

[08/19/15 - 07:42 AM]
TV One Partners with National Action Network (NAN) and Reverend Al Sharpton to Premiere First-Ever Television Airing of the Triumph Awards
The Triumph Awards, now in its 6th year, honors individuals who have made a positive impact in their community in addition to their professional contributions in their respective fields.

[08/19/15 - 07:36 AM]
New Animated Series "Moonbeam City" Premieres Wednesday, September 16 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
Guest stars this season include Powers Boothe, Kate McKinnon, Catherine O'Hara, Andy Richter, Susan Sarandon, Molly Shannon, Paul F. Tompkins, Patrick Warburton and Adam West.

[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.







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[06/29/22 - 10:00 AM]
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