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A&E Network Greenlights New Nonfiction Series D.O.A from Executive Producer Dick WolfA&E Network Greenlights New Nonfiction Series D.O.A from Executive Producer Dick Wolf
April 17, 2014

A&E Network has ordered the new nonfiction series 'D.O.A.” (working title) from executive producer Dick Wolf and his Wolf Reality along with Left/Right Productions (more...)


Spike TV Orders Season 2 of Adam Carolla's CATCH A CONTRACTORSpike TV Orders Season 2 of Adam Carolla's CATCH A CONTRACTOR
April 16, 2014

Spike TV has ordered a 10-episode second season of its new original series, 'Catch A Contractor,' starring Adam Carolla and produced by Eyeworks USA. (more...)


Stanley Tucci & More Coming to Pivot Programming in 2014Stanley Tucci & More Coming to Pivot Programming in 2014
April 16, 2014

Pivot, Participant Media's network targeting Millennials, age 18-34, today unveiled a robust development slate, and a greenlight for 'Fortitude,' a 12-episode Sky/Pivot original series starring Stanle... (more...)


Michael Kantor Named AMERICAN MASTERS Series Executive ProducerMichael Kantor Named AMERICAN MASTERS Series Executive Producer
April 16, 2014

WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, announced the appointment of Michael Kantor as executive producer of its American Masters series... (more...)


Streep, Redford & More to Narrate PBS Earth Day Special A FIERCE GREEN FIREStreep, Redford & More to Narrate PBS Earth Day Special A FIERCE GREEN FIRE
April 15, 2014

THIRTEEN's American Masters series presents the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement in A Fierce Green Fire, premiering nationally Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (more...)


THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Premiere PLIMPTON!, 5/16THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Premiere PLIMPTON!, 5/16
April 15, 2014

Famed participatory journalist George Plimpton (19272003) was a writer, editor, amateur sportsman, actor, and friend to many. (more...)


Discovery Channel to Air EVEREST JUMP LIVE, 5/11; Watch a Preview!Discovery Channel to Air EVEREST JUMP LIVE, 5/11; Watch a Preview!
April 14, 2014

Discovery Channel announced today that EVEREST JUMP LIVE will broadcast live on Sunday, May 11 beginning at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT (weather permitting). (more...)


Discovery Premieres New Series BOSS HOG TonightDiscovery Premieres New Series BOSS HOG Tonight
April 11, 2014

BOSS HOG, premiering on Discovery tonight, April 11 at 10PM ET/PT, follows Brian 'Pigman' Quaca and his crew as they take on Texas' wild hog problem, building his own 'pig empire.' (more...)


'Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe & More Set for CNN's New Primetime Line-Up'Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe & More Set for CNN's New Primetime Line-Up
April 10, 2014

At its upfront presentation to advertisers today in New York, the network announced it is bringing back Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe to series TV in Somebody's Gotta Do It. (more...)


Discovery Channel Earns Best Final Quater in Total Viewers in 12 YearsDiscovery Channel Earns Best Final Quater in Total Viewers in 12 Years
April 03, 2014

Powered by compelling programming and strong characters, Discovery Channel had its best first quarter in more than a decade in Total Viewers P2+ and Households. (more...)


Production Underway on Season 2 of BBC America Fantasy Series ATLANTISProduction Underway on Season 2 of BBC America Fantasy Series ATLANTIS
April 03, 2014

BBC AMERICA's fantasy co-production, Atlantis, from the creators of Merlin and Misfits, has begun production on season two. (more...)


Discovery Channel Unveils 2014-15 Upfront SlateDiscovery Channel Unveils 2014-15 Upfront Slate
April 03, 2014

Fueled by live wow moments, #1 hits and breakout new series, Discovery Channel, with 11 series that averaged more than two million Total Viewers (P2+) each and SKYWIRE LIVE WITH NIK WALLENDA, the #1 L... (more...)


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Spike TV's New Original Series HUNGRY INVESTORSVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Spike TV's New Original Series HUNGRY INVESTORS
April 02, 2014

Jon Taffer teams up with acclaimed celebrity chef John Besh and 'Top Chef All-Star' Tiffany Derry to vet competing restaurants and decide which is worthy of a significant investment in Spike TV's new ... (more...)


History to Debut Gripping Documentary NO PLACE ON EARTH, 4/26History to Debut Gripping Documentary NO PLACE ON EARTH, 4/26
April 02, 2014

HISTORY®, in collaboration with HISTORY FILMS and Sierra/Tango Productions, announce the television premiere of the poignant documentary NO PLACE ON EARTH Saturday, April 26 (more...)


Investigation Discovery Premieres New Season of DARK MINDS TonightInvestigation Discovery Premieres New Season of DARK MINDS Tonight
April 02, 2014

DARK MINDS returns to Investigation Discovery this April with a two-hour investigation into Alaskan serial killer Israel Keyes. (more...)


73rd Peabody Award Winners Announced on CBS THIS MORNING Today73rd Peabody Award Winners Announced on CBS THIS MORNING Today
April 02, 2014

Today's announcement of this year's Peabody Awards recipients will be broadcast on CBS THIS MORNING and conclude on the Peabodys' website. (more...)


A&E Network Greenlights New Docuseries THE HERBERT BROTHERSA&E Network Greenlights New Docuseries THE HERBERT BROTHERS
April 01, 2014

A&E Network has ordered the new nonfiction series “The Herbert Brothers” (working title) from Zig Zag Productions, it was announced today (more...)


BBC America Greenlights Season 2 of Drama Series THE MUSKATEERSBBC America Greenlights Season 2 of Drama Series THE MUSKATEERS
April 01, 2014

Announced today, BBC AMERICA will premiere new co-production, The Musketeers, on Sunday, June 22 and has picked up the second season of the drama series for 2015. (more...)


THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW: Classic Mary Tyler Moore Episodes Come to DVD TodayTHE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW: Classic Mary Tyler Moore Episodes Come to DVD Today
April 01, 2014

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, announces the DVD release of The Dick Van Dyke Show: Classic Mary Tyler Moore Episodes. Included are 20 unforgettable episodes featuring... (more...)


THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature George Plimpton, 5/16THIRTEEN's American Masters to Feature George Plimpton, 5/16
March 31, 2014

George Plimpton's April Fool's joke: NY Mets' Sidd Finch - new PBS video w/ Jonathan Dee Famed participatory journalist George Plimpton (1927-2003) was a writer, editor, amateur sportsman, actor, and... (more...)


Lifetime to Premiere New Tori Spelling Docu-Series TRUE TORI, 4/22Lifetime to Premiere New Tori Spelling Docu-Series TRUE TORI, 4/22
March 31, 2014

With her marriage in crisis, tabloids and gossip sites have been speculating for months about Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott. Now, the real story will be told as it should be, by Tori Spelling herse... (more...)


Discovery to Premiere Season 4 of DUAL SURVIVAL, 4/23Discovery to Premiere Season 4 of DUAL SURVIVAL, 4/23
March 28, 2014

Discovery Channel's DUAL SURVIVAL returns for an all-new season on Wednesday, April 23 at 9PM ET/PT. (more...)


Showtime Announces New Docu-Series SEVEN DEADLY SINS from Morgan SpurlockShowtime Announces New Docu-Series SEVEN DEADLY SINS from Morgan Spurlock
March 26, 2014

SHOWTIME will take an in-depth look at the weird and darkly comic world of sin in the documentary series SEVEN DEADLY SINS, from Oscar(R)-nominated executive producer Morgan Spurlock (more...)


Lifetime Greenlights Season 2 of Hit Reality Series KIM OF QUEENSLifetime Greenlights Season 2 of Hit Reality Series KIM OF QUEENS
March 26, 2014

Lifetime has picked up a second season of its docuseries, Kim of Queens, (currently airing Tuesday nights at 10pm). (more...)


BBC America to Debut First Original Comedy Series ALMOST ROYAL, 6/21BBC America to Debut First Original Comedy Series ALMOST ROYAL, 6/21
March 25, 2014

BBC AMERICA has commissioned its first original comedy series Almost Royal, a tale of two young British aristocrats on their first trip to the United States - interacting with real-life Americans. (more...)



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