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    [tuesday, september 22, 2020]    
3:01 AM QUIBI benedict men: i haven't seen the brotherhood yet (#105)
  NETFLIX chico bon bon: monkey with a tool belt: season 3 (#301-310)
[3rd season premiere]
  QUIBI hello america: why mitch mcconnell is a piece of sh*t (#121)
  NETFLIX jack whitehall: travels with my father: season 4 (#401-402)
[4th season premiere]
  NETFLIX mighty express: season 1 (#101-110)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX playbook, the: season 1 (#101-105)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX record of youth (south korea): episode 6 (#106)
  CBSAA tooning out the news: inside the hill (michael schmidt) (#173)
12:00 PM FACEBOOK returning the favor: tba
  VICE vice special: register to vote 2020
[one-hour special presentation]
4:00 PM NICK alvinnn!!! and the chipmunks: the chosen chipmunk/double dangus (#420)
4:30 PM NICK ollie's pack: slice of life/goodnight, sleep fright (#119)
8:00 PM BYUtv all-round champion: freestyle skiing (#201)
[2nd season premiere]
  NBC america's got talent: live finals (#1521)
  ABC dancing with the stars00: first elimination (#2902)
[new episode - special night]
  The CW dead pixels: hive-mother (#106)
[1st season finale]
  DISCOVERY deadliest catch: everything changes (#1623)
[16th season finale]
  OWN haves and the have nots, the: counting the costs (#716)
  AXS TV impact wrestling: 092220 (#2039)
  NGC life below zero: the other side (#1404)
  LIFETIME supernanny: sutherland family (#818)
[8th season finale]
  MTV teen mom 2: hello from the other side (#21004)
9:00 PM MTV 16 and recovering: episode 4 (#104)
[1st season finale]
  FOOD chopped: soup and sandwich savvy (#4606)
  TLC counting on: a quarantine courtship (#1112)
[11th season finale]
  PBS frontline: the choice 2020: trump vs. biden (#3905-120)
  MOTORTREND geared up: the t-bird (#109)
  ID homicide city: the thin blue line (#303)
  SHOWTIME inside the nfl: 2020 week 2 (#4203)
  NGC life below zero: next generation: the other side (#104)
  LIFETIME lifetime special: chicago er. pilot
[one-hour special presentation]
  CBS love island: episode 227 (#227)
  COOKING man v food: man v. food hall of fame: sensational seafood (#1R1R07)
  TNT nba special: los angeles at denver
  HGTV windy city rehab: bridgeport or bust (#2R2R02-90)
10:00 PM BRAVO backyard envy: where do we grow from here? (#208)
[2nd season finale]
  DISCOVERY cal fire: cal fire: west coast fires - state on fire
[special presentation]
  TLC doubling down with the derricos: quarantine with eighteen (#107)
[1st season finale]
  COOKING eddie eats america: austin (#107)
  HBO hbo special: real sports with bryant gumbel (#281)
[one-hour special presentation]
  VICE i was a teenage felon: coss the boss (#101)
[series premiere]
  AXS TV impact in 60: ec3 (#117)
  ID living a nightmare: karma comes late (#103)
  COMEDY tosh.0: episode 1202 (#1202)
10:01 PM NBC transplant: saleh (#104)
10:02 PM ABC abc special: time100
[one-hour special presentation]
10:30 PM FREEFORM kal penn approves this message: kal penn approves our democracy (#101)
[series premiere]
11:00 PM TBS conan: evan rachel wood
  COMEDY daily show with trevor noah, the: september 22, 2020 (#3471)
  HGTV house hunters: closing before wedding bells in falls church (#19207)
  MTV ridiculousness: chanel and sterling ccviii
  VICE vice news tonight: tuesday, september 22, 2020 (#499)
  BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: sharon stone, sarah paulson, & cynthia nixon (#17149)
11:30 PM HGTV house hunters international: second chance in salvador (#14909)
  E! nightly pop: 092220

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 250 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 2048 series
· currently airing (fall 2020) 316 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 114 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 130 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 7 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 1 series
· new in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 184 series
· returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 406 series
· canceled/ended (2018-2019 season) 446 series

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Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Opens Season on Top with "Monday Night Football"
The Alphabet's simulcast of the ESPN series puts it in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/22/20 - 03:01 PM]
Primetime ABC Special Reveals How Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and Kim Kardashian West Changed Hollywood's Fame Game and Paved the Way for a New Era of Celebrity and Social Media Influencers
"$ellebrity: The Go-To Girls - A Special Edition of 20/20" airs this Sunday, September 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/22/20 - 03:00 PM]
For 2019-2020 Season, "Nightline" Delivers Most-Watched Season in 3 Years with Season-to-Season Gains in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC further spins the late-night numbers for the season to date.

[09/22/20 - 02:00 PM]
"48 Hours" Finishes Its 14th Consecutive Broadcast Year as Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/22/20 - 01:37 PM]
Season Four of Phil Rosenthal's Beloved "Somebody Feed Phil" Premieres on Netflix Friday, October 30th
Season four comes on the heels of season three, which premiered on May 29 on Netflix and featured stops in Marrakesh, Chicago, London, Seoul, and Montreal.

[09/22/20 - 01:32 PM]
Video: New Trailer - Hulu's "Books of Blood"
The feature takes audiences on a journey into uncharted and forbidden territory through three uncanny tales tangled in space and time.

[09/22/20 - 01:31 PM]
"Stylish with Jenna Lyons" Set to Premiere November 26 on HBO Max
A refreshing mix of elevated documentary and formatted competition, the series follows Jenna as she tackles design projects that will help define her future business.

[09/22/20 - 01:03 PM]
Billy Porter to Narrate HBO Max Docuseries "Equal"
The four-part LGBTQ+ docuseries, chronicling the untold events leading up to the Stonewall Uprising, premieres Thursday, October 22.

[09/22/20 - 12:39 PM]
Video: Trailer for Max Original "Haute Dog," Meet the Fierce Contestants of the Dog Grooming Competition Series Premiering September 24 on HBO Max
Meet some of these fierce competitors ahead of the series premiere this Thursday and tune-in to see the winning transformations.

[09/22/20 - 12:06 PM]
Syfy Greenlights Bobby Moynihan, Jillian Bell-Led Animated Series "The Pole" for Late-Night Adult Animation Block "TZGZ"
The series has also added series regular Nicole Byer, and recurring cast members SungWon Cho, Colin Jost, Tim Simons and Sasheer Zamata.

[09/22/20 - 12:02 PM]
Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Renews "Justice for All with Judge Cristina Perez" for Seven More Seasons
Originally launched in September 2012, the series began airing its ninth season earlier this month.

[09/22/20 - 11:49 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet" Returns for an All-New Season Saturday, September 26
After 30 years in his field, Dr. Jeff still hasn't seen it all - with the clinic's continuous flow of mysterious pet ailments, severe injuries and accidents, every day brings a fresh and exciting challenge.

[09/22/20 - 10:30 AM]
"A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote" Premieres October 15 on HBO Max
Stars Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, Bradley Whitford and Martin Sheen will reprise their roles from the episode.

[09/22/20 - 10:30 AM]
Apple TV+ Orders New Series "High Desert," Starring and Executive Produced by Academy Award Winner Patricia Arquette and Directed and Executive Produced by Ben Stiller
"High Desert" follows Peggy (Arquette), a former addict who decides to make a new start after the death of her beloved mother, with whom she lived in the small desert town of Yucca Valley, California, and makes a life-changing decision to become a private investigator.

[09/22/20 - 10:15 AM]
Hulu Original Film "Run" Premieres November 20th
The film stars Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Sarah Paulson and introduces newcomer Kiera Allen.

[09/22/20 - 10:00 AM]
Video: CBS All Access Releases Trailer and Key Art for New Docuseries "That Animal Rescue Show"
The 10-episode docuseries follows the animal rescue community in and around Austin, Texas.