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Starz Orders Fourth Season of Hit Original Series ‘Black Sails’

Press release from Starz, July 31, 2015; Starz announced today that its Emmy®-winning Original series “Black Sails” has been greenlit for a fourth season. The series is created by Jonathan E. Steinberg (“Jericho,” “Human Target”) and Robert Levine (“Touch”) and…

BBC America Announces Two New Original Scripted Series and Original Scripted Development Slate

Press release from BBC America, July 31, 2015: BBC AMERICA today announced two new co-productions – the first co-developed series under the wide-ranging, creative partnership between BBC Worldwide and AMC Networks that was announced late last year.* Undercover, a gripping…

AMC, Channel 4 and Kudos Renew ‘Humans’ for Season Two

Press release, July 31, 2015: AMC, Channel 4 and Kudos today announced that the critically acclaimed drama series “HUMANS” has been renewed for a second season. The series will return for eight new episodes, with production starting next year. Penned…

Investigation Discovery Recounts the Nation’s Most Captivating Crimes In ‘Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals’

Press release from Discovery Communications, July 30, 2015: This November, Investigation Discovery (ID) turns to the doyenne of television journalism to shed new light on America’s most infamous political scandals and controversial cases. In BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS AMERICAN SCANDALS, ID…

U2 Brings Its Reinvention of the Rock & Roll Arena Show to HBO in Two World Premieres

Press release from HBO, July 30, 2015: U2 and HBO will debut a unique combination of two exclusive world premiere specials this fall, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. First, to debut Nov. 7, a behind-the-scenes…

E! Announces New Series ‘Hollywood Teen Medium’ (Working Title)

Press release from E! Entertainment, July 29, 2015: E! is bridging the gap from this realm to the next with the new series “Hollywood Teen Medium” (working title). Following the life of 19-year old Tyler Henry, the series explores the…

Destination America to Air First-Ever Live Televised Exorcism This Halloween

Press release from Discovery Communications, July 30, 2015: Destination America announces it will host the first LIVE televised exorcism in U.S. history, EXORCISM: LIVE! on Friday, Oct. 30 at 9/8c. The network dedicated to all-American entertainment will revisit the story…

MTV Announces Season Two Pickup for ‘Scream’ During Summer TCA Presentation

Press release from MTV, July 29, 2015: MTV today announced the second season pick-up of its hit series “Scream” with Dimension Television. More than 21 million viewers have tuned in to the debut season of “Scream” on-air and the series…

truTV Announces Fall Lineup, Including Highly Anticipated ‘Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street’ and First-Ever ‘Impractical Jokers’ Live Punishment Special Hosted by Howie Mandel

Press release from truTV, July 29, 2015: truTV has unveiled its fall 2015 lineup, which will kick off Aug. 31 with a week-long celebration of the fan favorite Impractical Jokers. A new special each night will lead up to the…

Megastars Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige Ease on Down the Road in NBC’s ‘The Wiz Live!’

Press release from NBC, July 28, 2015: Ready to bring their A-list talent to an unprecedented primetime event, Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige — multi-award winners, giants of the recording industry and stars of both the small and big…