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[05/06/19 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 6 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Freeform, TNT pass on three drama pilots; Priscilla Quintana to star in The CW's "Pandora"; and E! pulls the plug on talk show "Busy Tonight."

[05/06/19 - 06:58 PM]
"Designated Survivor: 60 Days," A Korean Adaptation of "Designated Survivor," Comes to Netflix in Summer
The series follows the main storyline of the original format, but has been adapted to feature more of the Korean reality.

[05/06/19 - 05:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 6 - NBC Kicks Off Series Orders with "Bluff City Law," "Sunnyside"
Jimmy Smits and Kal Penn topline the new drama and comedy, respectively.

[05/06/19 - 02:39 PM]
NBC Reunites with "Who Do You Think You Are?"
After originating on the Peacock from 2010-12, the series has since been airing on cable network TLC.

[05/06/19 - 01:28 PM]
A Reason to Look Forward to Mondays! TLC's New Series "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" Premieres Monday, June 3 at 9PM ET/PT
The latest spin-off series will follow couples where the American is giving up everything and moving across the globe to be with the person they love.

[05/06/19 - 11:10 AM]
Bravo Media Announces New Espionage Inspired Competition Series "Spy Games"
Hosted by model and martial artist Mia Kang, "Spy Games" is a sophisticated strategy-based series in a genre Bravo viewers know and love: competition reality.

[05/06/19 - 11:07 AM]
All-New Series "The Aquarium" Takes Audiences Behind the Scenes at the Georgia Aquarium Beginning May 19
The series introduces and shares the stories of the amazing animals who call the 10 million gallons of water at the Georgia Aquarium home.

[05/06/19 - 10:27 AM]
Don't Mess with Texas: Investigation Discovery Unveils One of the State's Great Detective Teams in the New Series "Lone Star Justice"
The six-part series launches Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/06/19 - 10:07 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Absentia" Season 2 Starring Stana Katic Launches June 14 on Amazon Prime Video
"Absentia" centers on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Stana Katic), who had disappeared without a trace and was declared dead after hunting one of Boston's most notorious serial killers.

[05/06/19 - 10:04 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Hit Series "The Substitute" Returns, with Lilly Singh Guest Starring Saturday, May 18, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series is a hidden-camera, prank show featuring celebrities who are transformed by a team of special effects artists to go undercover as substitute teachers, surprising classes of unsuspecting students.

[05/06/19 - 10:03 AM]
TV One's Original Biopic "The Bobby DeBarge Story" Premieres Saturday, June 29 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
Roshon Fegan, Big Boi, Tyra Ferrell, Lloyd, Adrian Marcel and Blue Kimble star in the film.

[05/06/19 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Television Studios Launches "Star Trek" Global Franchise Group
The unit's goal is to invigorate and broaden the "Star Trek" fan community through additional branding opportunities, such as podcasts, a reinvigorated StarTrek.com and new digital spaces, consumer products and gaming, as well as live experiential events and global attractions.

[05/06/19 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Keep Demo Crown
The Alphabet remains the adults 18-49 champ for the fourth consecutive week.

[05/06/19 - 08:03 AM]
"When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time" Premieres Wednesday, June 19 on PBS and Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The two-hour film traces the epic origin stories of some of the world's most spectacular creatures.

[05/06/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for "Rim of the World" Directed by McG
Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr., Alessio Scalzotto and Andrew Bachelor star in the film, due on Friday, May 24.

[05/06/19 - 07:00 AM]
Video: "High Seas" - Official trailer - Netflix
The streaming service's latest original series premieres Friday, May 24.

[05/06/19 - 06:01 AM]
XFL to Air on ABC, ESPN, FOX Sports and FS1
Look for FOX to carry a pair of primetime broadcasts on Thursday, April 2 and 9.

[05/06/19 - 05:00 AM]
Reelz Packs June 2019 with New Original Programming
Highlights include the return of "Breaking the Band" on Sunday, June 16.

[05/06/19 - 03:45 AM]
CBS News Announces New Anchor Team for Flagship Broadcasts
"This is a start of a new era for CBS News," said Susan Zirinsky. "Our job is to reveal America to itself through original reporting, strong investigative journalism and powerful political coverage."

[05/05/19 - 08:29 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Playoffs Put ABC on Top
The Alphabet's postseason coverage wins the night in all categories.

[05/05/19 - 08:12 AM]
NBC Sports Matches Best Kentucky Derby Overnight Since 1990 & Posts 2nd Best Stanley Cup Playoff Game Overnight on Record on NBC Big Event Saturday
NBC Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/05/19 - 06:53 AM]
ABC's Highest-Rated Primetime NBA Conference Semifinals Game Since 2011
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/04/19 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Home Top Spots with Dramas
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/04/19 - 07:46 AM]
ESPN and ABC's Coverage of 2019 NBA Conference Semifinals Up 19 Percent in Metered Market Ratings
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, May 3.

[05/03/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 3
Updates include: Netflix sets casts of "The English Game," "Outer Banks"; Jessica Rothe to recur on Amazon's "Utopia"; and Debi Mazar is bound for Starz's "Power."

[05/03/19 - 01:42 PM]
Fifth Annual "Red Nose Day Special" to Showcase a Night Of Music, Comedy and Hollywood's Biggest Names
The primetime event - airing Thursday, May 23 - will feature music, comedy and heartfelt films shedding light on children in need.

[05/03/19 - 12:56 PM]
HGTV Renews "One of a Kind" for 13 Episode Sophomore Season
New episodes are slated to premiere in late 2019.

[05/03/19 - 11:32 AM]
"Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud" Premieres on Bounce Mon. May 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET
The 10-episode season is executive produced by Hart and hosted by comedian Jasmin "Jazzy" Brown who will introduce the funny and highly-entertaining segments.

[05/03/19 - 09:33 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Poster and New Trailer for Upcoming Drama "City on a Hill" Starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge
Premiering on Sunday, June 16, the series is currently in production on 10 episodes in New York and Boston.

[05/03/19 - 09:17 AM]
E! Announces Season Pick-Ups for Hit Unscripted Series "Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian," "Very Cavallari" and "Dating #NoFilter"
"Revenge Body" and "Dating #NoFilter" will both return later this year.

[05/03/19 - 09:04 AM]
The Harvard Lampoon Celebrates "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" with Parade and Honorary Initiation Award Ceremony
The event will feature the cast and executive producers sailing through the streets of Cambridge in The Unsinkable Kimmy Ship float.

[05/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
Get Ready for an A-"May"-Zing Month on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"
Highlights include the casts of "Veep" on Thursday, May 9 and "The Big Bang Theory" on Thursday, May 16.

[05/03/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Back in Front of ABC
"The Big Bang Theory" puts the network on top in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/03/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Find the Clues. Join the Adventure. Official "Blood & Treasure" Trailer Now Available
Look for the special two-hour series premiere Tuesday, May 21 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[05/02/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 2
Updates include: "This Is Us" creator Dan Fogelman signs massive overall deal with 20th; Jeff Tweedy to visit HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm"; and Raven Metzner inks overall with ABC Studios.

[05/02/19 - 05:10 PM]
YouTube to Make All New Original Series and Specials Free with Ads
Returning series include "Cobra Kai," "Kevin Hart: What The Fit," "Impulse" and "Liza on Demand."

[05/02/19 - 03:36 PM]
ABC Picks Up "black-ish" for Season 6; "mixed-ish," All-New Comedy from the "black-ish" Universe, Also Gets Series Order
The "Becoming Bow" episode of "black-ish," originally scheduled to air May 7, will now be held for next season.

[05/02/19 - 03:19 PM]
Terrence Little Gardenhigh, Emmy Nominee Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee and Andrew Bachelor Join the Cast of "Coffee & Kareem"
In the Netflix film, a Detroit cop reluctantly teams with his girlfriend's 11 year-old son to clear his name and take down the city's most ruthless criminal.

[05/02/19 - 12:36 PM]
"The Gilded Age," From Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Julian Fellowes, Comes to HBO as a Drama Series
The period drama had been in the works at NBC in both 2012 and 2018.

[05/02/19 - 12:34 PM]
Netflix Re-Teams "Set It Up's" Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Treehouse Pictures and Writer/Producer Katie Silberman in "Most Dangerous Game"
The film is set to go into production in early 2020.

[05/02/19 - 12:00 PM]
Elizabeth Banks to Host the Return of "Press Your Luck," Premiering Wednesday, June 12, on ABC
"Elizabeth Banks is exactly the type of woman we want on ABC - she's a big star who's smart, strong and funny," said Karey Burke.

[05/02/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The Righteous Gemstones" - Official Teaser - HBO
John Goodman, Danny McBride, Edi Patterson, Adam Devine, Cassidy Freeman, Tony Calvero, Tim Baltz and Greg Alan Williams star in the new comedy, due in August.

[05/02/19 - 09:45 AM]
FX Sets Premiere Dates for "Baskets," "Legion" and "Snowfall"
The join the previously announced FX Networks' entries "Archer: 1999" (May 29), "The Weekly" (June 2) and "Pose" (June 11).

[05/02/19 - 09:30 AM]
"30 for 30" Documentary on Motorsports Pioneer Janet Guthrie to Premiere May 28 on ESPN
"Qualified" chronicles the roadblocks and hardships Janet Guthrie overcame in becoming the first woman ever to compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500 - and eventually, an auto racing legend.

[05/02/19 - 09:23 AM]
Paramount Network Expands "Rescue" Franchise Starring Jon Taffer
"Marriage Rescue" is a new original non-scripted series following Taffer as he helps couples whose relationships are on the brink of failure.

[05/02/19 - 08:07 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Big with "Billboard Music Awards"
The Peacock's coverage leads the night in all categories.

[05/02/19 - 06:00 AM]
Fan Favorite Little Big Town to Host "2019 CMT Music Awards" Live from Nashville Wednesday, June 5 at 8pm ET/7pm CT
Little Big Town has graced the "CMT Music Awards" stage as both hosts and honorees, with three past wins in the "Group Video of the Year" category and multiple show-stopping performances over the years.

[05/01/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 1
Updates include: Gabriel Luna back as "Marvel's Ghost Rider" at Hulu; Jaden Smith to star as Kanye West in Showtime's "Omniverse"; and Disney+ eyes TV series based on "Willow."

[05/01/19 - 03:03 PM]
Netflix Makes Exclusive First-Look Deal with Director, Producer, and Academy Award Winning Actress Regina King
King's production company Royal Ties is entering into the first-look deal to produce films and series for Netflix.

[05/01/19 - 12:22 PM]
HBO Europe's Original Drama Series "Blinded by the Lights" Available to U.S. Viewers Today
Based on Jakub Zulczyk's bestselling novel of the same name, the series follows a week in the life of Kuba (Kamil Nozynski), a notorious Warsaw cocaine dealer, as his meticulously ordered world begins to sink into chaos.







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[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:35 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:45 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
Freeform Announces March 18 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated Series "Motherland: Fort Salem"
The series is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country.

[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
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