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Sylvester Stallone Developing Dirty-Cop Drama for History

A History drama from Sylvester Stallone, a 'Biography' special on Garth Brooks and a Salt-N-Pepa miniseries from Lifetime highlighted A+E Networks' 2019 upfront event on Wednesday in New York.

MTV Orders 11 Unscripted Series, Including Music Competition Show From Mark Burnett

The cable network is developing five scripted shows from producers Drew Barrymore, Pitbull, John Legend and more.

‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Renewed for Second Season at MTV

The fantasy drama based on the book series will be back as the cable network continues to invest in originals.

‘Misfits’ Reboot, ‘Young & Hungry’ Spinoff, Late-Night Talk Show Set at Freeform

The former ABC Family is readying seven dramas, four comedies and six short-form projects as well as a 'Greek' reunion and more.

ESPN President John Skipper on Bill Simmons: “It Was Business”

Simmons has been quiet on social media, and Skipper said he hopes that all parties will avoid a "public fracas."

TV Upfronts: USA Orders Chrisley Late-Night Pilot, Nabs ‘SmackDown’ From Syfy

The network is betting big on the breakout stars of 'Chrisley Knows Best.'

Spike TV Rebrands, Inks Deal With Dwayne Johnson

At its upfront presentation Tuesday, the Viacom-owned cabler also announced additional episodes for 'Lip Sync Battle' and a script deal for drama 'Emergency Broadcast.'

Martin Sheen to Star in Two-Hour Animal Planet Scripted TV Movie

The network has also ordered six new series, confirmed the return of the "Puppy Bowl" and renewed 10 series.

Discovery Sets Nik Wallenda’s Follow-Up, Renews ‘Mythbusters,’ ‘Gold Rush,’ Orders 7 New Series

The cable network presented an ambitious programming slate at its upfront presentation on Thursday, complete with 15 renewals.

Fox Cable Networks Concludes Upfront Negotiations

"Fox Cable Networks has once again demonstrated that its channels are some of the most desired brands in the ad supported space," said ad sales chief Lou LaTorre.

Cable Networks Begin Upfront Talks as Broadcast Remains Quiet

Viacom has worked its way through a handful of agencies, while NBCUniversal is pushing USA's acquisition "Modern Family," asking as much as 25 percent over previous time slot occupant "Law & Order: SVU."

Upfronts: Univision Execs Slam English-Language Nets Declines in Hunt for Ad Revenue

"When you’re looking at ratings going down 11 percent at the so-called Big Four, it seems to be a very easy math problem to solve," says CEO Randy Falco.