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    'Shannara Chronicles' Canceled After Two Seasons

    “The Shannara Chronicles” has been canceled after two seasons, Variety has confirmed. The show, based on the book series by Terry Brooks, aired its first season on MTV in early 2016 before moving to Spike ahead of its second season this past fall. The move came amid restructuring at MTV and Spike parent company Viacom. CEO Bob Bakish made [...]

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    Telemundo International Studios Unveils First Drama Series at NATPE

    MIAMI — In a sign of Telemundo’s growing investment in scripted content, Telemundo International Studios has unveiled its first drama series production, prison thriller “El Recluso.” Telemundo showed off the 13-episode series at a screening Tuesday evening for Latin American TV buyers held as part of the NATPE conference here. “El Recluso” (The Inmate) stars [...]

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    TV Review: 'Black Lightning' on the CW

    If you are familiar with CW’s comic-book shows — a family of programs that includes DC Comics’ “Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” and of course the Archie Comics’ oddity “Riverdale” — then you probably know what to expect from the network’s debut “Black Lightning,” which takes the story of an embattled high-school principal and turns him [...]

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    TV News Roundup: Netflix Releases Premiere Date, Trailer For '90s Comedy 'Everything Sucks!'

    In today’s roundup, Netflix announces premiere date for “Everything Sucks!” and PBS is developing a three-part drama with Ruth Wilson.  DATES Netflix will release new series “Everything Sucks!” on Feb. 16. Starring Peyton Kennedy and Jahi Winston, the show follows a 1990s high school, set in Boring, Oregon, and two friends who join forces to make a [...]

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    MPAA: Film, TV Industry Paid Out $49 Billion in 2016

    The American film and television industry paid out $49 billion to local businesses across the country in 2016, according to the Motion Picture Association of America. The MPAA, which represents the six major studios, announced on Tuesday that the film and television industry supported 2.1 million jobs in 2016 — up 100,000 from the previous [...]

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    J.J. Abrams Sci-Fi Drama Series Shopped to Apple, HBO

    J.J. Abrams has written a new sci-fi drama television series that is currently the subject of a bidding war between Apple and HBO, Variety has confirmed with sources. Details of the project are being kept under tight wraps, but it would reportedly deal with a world’s battle against a monstrous, oppressive force. Should the project move forward, it [...]

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    '9-1-1' Renewed for Season 2 at Fox

    Fox has renewed drama series “9-1-1” for a second season, the network announced Tuesday. The series–from creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear–explores the high-pressure experiences of police officers, firefighters and emergency operators who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. It stars Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, Connie Britton, Oliver Stark, Aisha [...]

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