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Michael Bloom Named TBS & TNT SVP of Unscripted Series & Specials Michael Bloom Named TBS & TNT SVP of Unscripted Series & Specials
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2016

TBS and TNT, divisions of Turner, have hired Michael Bloom as senior vice president of unscripted series and specials. In this position Bloom will lead and oversee the creative development and production of unscripted content across designated platforms for both the TBS and TNT brands.... (more...)
Terrence 'J' Jenkins to Host 2016 MISS USA on FOX; Backstreet Boys & More to Perform Terrence 'J' Jenkins to Host 2016 MISS USA on FOX; Backstreet Boys & More to Perform
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

This year's MISS USA® competition is a not-to-be-missed three-hour special programming event, airing Sunday, June 5 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, which will conclude with Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan crowning her successor.... (more...)
A&E to Premiere Season Two of Hit Series 60 DAYS IN, 5/26 A&E to Premiere Season Two of Hit Series 60 DAYS IN, 5/26
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

The #1 new non-fiction series 60 DAYS IN returns for an explosive second season following the success of its inaugural season.... (more...)
Discovery to Premiere New Series HOMESTEAD RESCUE, 6/10 Discovery to Premiere New Series HOMESTEAD RESCUE, 6/10
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

For the hundreds of families who decide to become homesteaders, the learning curve is a steep one. Now comes new series HOMESTEAD RESCUE, which premieres Friday, June 10 at 10:00 PM ET/PT on the Discovery Channel.... (more...)
Jake Lacy Joins Cast of Showtime's I'M DYING UP HERE Jake Lacy Joins Cast of Showtime's I'M DYING UP HERE
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2016

 Film and television star Jake Lacy has joined the ensemble cast of the new SHOWTIME one-hour comedy series I'M DYING UP HERE in a series regular role. Lacy will play a stand-up comic who gained some notoriety a few years back by blowing off The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on the night he wa... (more...)
Discovery to Premiere New Series DARK WOODS JUSTICE, 6/7 Discovery to Premiere New Series DARK WOODS JUSTICE, 6/7
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2016

Deep in the heart of Washington's Olympic Peninsula is home to one of the country's last great forests - one so massive and diverse that it has been called America's 'Last Untamed Wilderness.'... (more...)
AMC Orders New Documentary Series HEROES AND VILLAINS: THE HISTORY OF COMIC BOOKS AMC Orders New Documentary Series HEROES AND VILLAINS: THE HISTORY OF COMIC BOOKS
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

AMC announced today that it has greenlit the documentary series, HEROES AND VILLAINS: THE HISTORY OF COMIC BOOKS (Working Title) to be executive produced by Robert Kirkman and David Alpert (“The Walking Dead”) through Skybound Entertainment. The series is slated to premiere in 2017.... (more...)
ABC Unveils 2016-17 Programming Slate Including Nine New Series ABC Unveils 2016-17 Programming Slate Including Nine New Series
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2016-17 slate of programming, including the addition of nine new series. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon a... (more...)
ROOTS Event Series Kicks Off HISTORY's Summer Original Programming Lineup ROOTS Event Series Kicks Off HISTORY's Summer Original Programming Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Kicking off with the premiere of the highly anticipated event series 'ROOTS,' HISTORY is unveiling the most robust summer of original programming in the 21 year history of the network.... (more...)
Discovery Channel Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Morgan Spurlock's RATS Documentary Discovery Channel Acquires U.S. TV Rights to Morgan Spurlock's RATS Documentary
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2016

Submarine announced today that it has begun production on Academy nominated director Morgan Spurlock's feature documentary RATS based on Robert Sullivan's NY Times Best Selling Book.... (more...)
Investigation Discovery to Premiere Second Installment of IN THE LINE OF FIRE, 5/15 Investigation Discovery to Premiere Second Installment of IN THE LINE OF FIRE, 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

Presented by legal analyst Rikki Klieman, IN THE LINE OF FIRE brings viewers into the heat of the moment to experience the stunning split-second decisions that changed the course of events and tells, first-hand, emotional stories of survival from the police officers themselves.... (more...)
Comedy Central Announces Talent Line-Up for Fifth Season of THE HALF HOUR Stand-Up Series Comedy Central Announces Talent Line-Up for Fifth Season of THE HALF HOUR Stand-Up Series
by TV News Desk - May 09, 2016

Comedy Central's THE HALF HOUR is heading to The Big Easy with a stellar talent line-up of the best up-and-coming stand-up comedians.... (more...)
UMC to Present SECOND COMING Streaming Premiere Friday UMC to Present SECOND COMING Streaming Premiere Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2016

RLJ Entertainment's Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents the gripping psychodrama, Second Coming, premiering on May 6, 2016. Written and directed by Olivier Award-winning playwright, Debbie Tucker Green, the film stars Idris Elba (Luther, Beasts of No Nation, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) and Nadine ... (more...)
Discovery to Premiere New Series BLUE COLLAR BACKERS, 5/18 Discovery to Premiere New Series BLUE COLLAR BACKERS, 5/18
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2016

BLUE COLLAR BACKERS, a new Discovery Channel series premiering Wednesday, May 18 at 10pm ET/PT.... (more...)
Eli Roth to Return as Host of Late-Night Talk Show SHARK AFTER DARK This June Eli Roth to Return as Host of Late-Night Talk Show SHARK AFTER DARK This June
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2016

Eli Roth is back for more shark n' awe. The award-winning film director, producer, writer and actor ('Inglourious Basterds', 'The Green Inferno,' and 'Knock Knock', amongst other projects) returns as host of SHARK WEEK's hit late-night talk show Shark After Dark for a second year in a row.... (more...)
AMC's New Original Non-Fiction Series RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS to Premiere 6/12 AMC's New Original Non-Fiction Series RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS to Premiere 6/12
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2016

AMC today announced that the network's upcoming original non-fiction series RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS , is set to premiere on Sunday, June 12th at 10:00 p.m.... (more...)
AMC's RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS to Premiere in June AMC's RIDE WITH NORMAN REEDUS to Premiere in June
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2016

AMC today announced that the network's upcoming original non-fiction series 'Ride with Norman Reedus' is set to premiere on Sunday, June 12th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Following a new episode of the highly anticipated drama 'Preacher,' 'Ride with Norman Reedus' follows 'The Walking Dead' fan-favorite sta... (more...)
History Orders Season 3 of Hit Survival Series ALONE History Orders Season 3 of Hit Survival Series ALONE
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2016

HISTORY's bold survival series ALONE has been renewed for a third season, the network announced today.... (more...)
Lifetime Announces 2016-17 Development Slate Including Projects from Selena Gomez, Janet Jackson & More Lifetime Announces 2016-17 Development Slate Including Projects from Selena Gomez, Janet Jackson & More
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2016

Lifetime announced today a bold new programming slate and a new multi-platform initiative dedicated to growing the network's leadership position as the ultimate destination for women's entertainment.... (more...)
First Look - Dev Patel Stars in New Drama LION First Look - Dev Patel Stars in New Drama LION
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2016

The new drama LION hits theaters on November 25, 2016. Directed by Garth Davis, the film stars Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, and Sunny Pawar.... (more...)
Lifetime to Premiere Original Movie THE REAL MVP: THE WANDA DURANT STORY, 5/7 Lifetime to Premiere Original Movie THE REAL MVP: THE WANDA DURANT STORY, 5/7
by TV News Desk - April 14, 2016

Durant's moving story of a mother's love, tenacity and sacrifice unfolds on Saturday, May 7 at 8pm ET/PT in THE REAL MVP: THE WANDA DURANT STORY, just in time for Mother's Day.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'No Good Deed' Episode of VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'No Good Deed' Episode of
by TV News Desk - April 12, 2016

Below, chekc out a sneak peek at tonight's episode of DEADLIEST CATCH airing 9PM ET/PT on Discovery.... (more...)
TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS Returns to Discovery Family Channel, 4/23 TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS Returns to Discovery Family Channel, 4/23
by TV News Desk - April 08, 2016

Power up, energize and roll to the rescue as the fourth season of TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS premieres on Discovery Family Channel with back-to-back episodes on Saturday, April 23... (more...)
Lifetime to Present Remake of Cult Classic MOTHER, MAY I SLEEP WITH DANGER? Lifetime to Present Remake of Cult Classic MOTHER, MAY I SLEEP WITH DANGER?
by TV News Desk - April 08, 2016

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of the cult classic, MOTHER, MAY I SLEEP WITH DANGER?, Lifetime and Sony Pictures Television team up with James Franco to remake the classic TV movie, premiering Saturday, June 18 at 8pm ET/PT.... (more...)
RLJ Entertainment Acquires Baseball Drama THE PHENOM, Starring Ethan Hawke RLJ Entertainment Acquires Baseball Drama THE PHENOM, Starring Ethan Hawke
by TV News Desk - April 05, 2016

RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) has acquired all U.S. rights to the baseball drama THE PHENOM. Written and directed by Noah Buschel... (more...)



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