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[06/28/19 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 28
Updates include: June 30 deadline to see options expire on multiple pilots; Netflix to begin production on "Slutty Teenage Bounty Hunters"; and HBO's "Perry Mason" expands ensemble cast.

[06/28/19 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Mrs. Fletcher" - Official Teaser - HBO
The Kathryn Hahn-led comedy is coming soon to the pay channel.

[06/28/19 - 01:04 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents Two-Hour Special "Uncovered: The McMartin Family Trials" on Saturday, July 27 at 7PM ET/PT
This instillation of "Uncovered" takes a special look at how a case that engulfed a community became a modern-day witch hunt, igniting a nation.

[06/28/19 - 12:20 PM]
NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo Make TV History with the Most-Watched Democratic Debate Ever Last Night
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 27.

[06/28/19 - 11:18 AM]
"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Ranks as the Highest-Rated Cable Telecast of the Month Among All Key Demos
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 23.

[06/28/19 - 11:17 AM]
BET Networks Sets July 9 Premiere Date for "The Next Big Thing" Music Competition Series with Judges Dame Dash, Zaytoven, Tina Davis and Host Charlamagne tha God
The judges will place 21 up-and-coming R&B and hip-hop artists through a grueling artist development boot camp designed to create bonafide superstars.

[06/28/19 - 11:09 AM]
Lil Rel to Headline His First HBO Stand-Up Comedy Special
To be taped before a live audience in Los Angeles next month, the exclusive hour-long presentation will be executive produced by Lil Rel, Jerrod Carmichael, Bo Burnham, Chris Storer, Jeff Tomsic and Avi Gilbert.

[06/28/19 - 10:02 AM]
Two-Part Documentary "Behind Closed Doors," Probing a Mysterious Double Murder in India, Debuts July 16 and 17 on HBO
The project is the second installment in HBO's trilogy of two-part crime documentaries debuting on successive Tuesday and Wednesday nights this July.

[06/28/19 - 10:00 AM]
Starz Original Series "Wrong Man" Picked Up for Season 2
The announcement comes just days after the Supreme Court struck down the conviction of death row inmate Curtis Flowers, whose case was examined in the first season.

[06/28/19 - 09:32 AM]
Video: "Our Cartoon President" Releases Timely Cold Open Responding to the First 2020 Democratic Debates, Airing Sunday, June 30 at 8PM ET/PT
In less than 12 following the debates, the episode intro was written, recorded, and animated.

[06/28/19 - 09:20 AM]
Zoologist and Former Steve Irwin Apprentice Treks Deep Into the Outback to Meet the World's Deadliest and Most Exotic Animals in "Out There with Jack Randall"
The six-part series premieres Sunday, July 7 at 10:00/9:00c on Nat Geo WILD.

[06/28/19 - 09:18 AM]
Video: New Teaser & Key Art - AMC's "Preacher" Fourth and Final Season, Premiering August 4
As the series inches closer to the finale, God's endgame for the universe begins to click into place.

[06/28/19 - 09:07 AM]
Comedy Central Announces "Bill Burr Presents IanTalk: Ideas Not Worth Spreading" One-Hour Stand-Up Special from Ian Edwards Premieres Friday, July 12 at Midnight ET/PT on Comedy Central
In the special, Ian Edwards gives his own edgy twist on a traditional TedTalk.

[06/28/19 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Democratic Debate Delivers Another Victory for NBC
The Peacock dominates the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/28/19 - 08:12 AM]
VH1 Unveils New Real Estate Docu-Series "Love & Listings" Premiering Wednesday, July 31st at 9:00PM
The series offers an exclusive look into the life of Suge Knight's son Suge Jacob Knight, a real estate trainee determined to forge his own path and recover his family legacy following his father's alleged legal woes.

[06/28/19 - 07:00 AM]
E!'s Unscripted Comedy Series "Dating #NoFilter" Returns Tuesday, August 6 with Back-to-Back Unfiltered, Cringeworthy Episodes Starting at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The series will once again bring a fresh and hilariously honest take on the modern dating scene for the socially savvy, right-swiping generation.

[06/27/19 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 27
Updates include: Robin Weigert, Sarah Gadon among latest cast in Hulu's "Castle Rock"; Matt Lauria, Eka Darville bound for "Tell Me a Story" at CBS All Access; and Netflix orders "The Hall: Honoring The Greats of Stand-Up."

[06/27/19 - 01:42 PM]
Pop TV Takes It "One Day at a Time" Greenlighting a Fourth Season of the Fan Favorite and Critically Acclaimed Series from Sony Pictures Television
The new 13-episode fourth season will premiere in 2020.

[06/27/19 - 01:04 PM]
USA Network Has Ordered Pilot "Masters of Doom" from UCP
The series is the true story of two computer geniuses in an obscure corner of America who, along with a group of rebellious misfits, created one of the biggest franchise hits of the 90s, the video game DOOM.

[06/27/19 - 01:03 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Explosive Three-Part Reunion Begins Thursday, July 11
Host Andy Cohen returns to the couch for an emotional rollercoaster with Bethenny Frankel, Dorinda Medley, Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, and Tinsley Mortimer, and friend Barbara Kavovit.

[06/27/19 - 12:10 PM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Democratic Debate Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock takes home top honors among total viewers as well as adults 18-49.

[06/27/19 - 12:10 PM]
NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo Draw 15.3 Million Television Viewers and More Than 9 Million Live Stream Viewers for the First Night of the First Democratic Presidential Debate
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 26.

[06/27/19 - 12:01 PM]
HGTV Is "Going for Sold" in New Houston-Based Home Renovation Series
The series stars real estate agent Jon Pierre Tjon-Joe-Pin and his wife Mary, a former flight attendant who left her career to pursue her love of design and start their home renovation business.

[06/27/19 - 11:05 AM]
MotorTrend Invites Viewers Into the Hard Driving World of Grudge Racing in the All-New Series "Fastest Cars in the Dirty South"
The series world premieres Friday, July 12 commercial-free exclusively on the MotorTrend App, the only subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service dedicated to the automotive genre.

[06/27/19 - 11:03 AM]
Oxygen Presents New Series "Killer Affair" Premiering Thursday, July 11 at 8PM ET/PT
Oxygen dives deep inside the hearts and minds of scorned lovers whose overpowering desire leads them down a path of murder in the new series.

[06/27/19 - 11:01 AM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Lena Headey to Star in Showtime(R) Pilot "Rita"
Headey will play the title character, a headstrong, unconventional teacher and single mother who takes on every kind of authority - as well as her family - in a messy and unfiltered way.

[06/27/19 - 10:52 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Conjures the Supernatural Past in "Mystic Britain"
In this 10-part series, television and radio presenter Clive Anderson and anthropologist Mary-Ann Ochota explore the island's ancient places and rituals.

[06/27/19 - 10:34 AM]
TBS Brings "Snowpiercer" to Comic-Con(R) International with an All-Star Panel and Exclusive First Look at the Series Premiere
The session will include an exclusive first look at the series premiere, which will debut in Spring of 2020 on TBS.

[06/27/19 - 10:34 AM]
Juliette Lewis, Ryan Kwanten and Jordan Alexander Headline "Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones," Second Season of Popular Facebook Watch Series from Blumhouse Television
Kimiko Glenn, Kristin Bauer, Antonique Smith, Siobhan Williams, Emily Alyn Lind and Odiseas Georgiadis are also bound for the new season.

[06/27/19 - 10:32 AM]
HBO Brings Three Series to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2019
"His Dark Materials," "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld" are all on tap from the network.

[06/27/19 - 10:10 AM]
"Black Ink Crew" Expands Franchise West with "Black Ink Crew: Compton"
KP, famed tattoo artist and visionary, is bringing his team of artists into the community and are using their creative energy to make a change while creating a "safe zone" in the city he calls home.

[06/27/19 - 09:38 AM]
WGN America Picks Up Hit Series "JAG," Debuting with a Two-Day Marathon on Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, at 9/8 AM C
All 10 seasons of the series will air in chronological order, making WGN America the sole cable network where audiences can catch the show.

[06/27/19 - 09:30 AM]
Michael Chabon Announced as Showrunner of "Star Trek: Picard"
"'Star Trek' has been an important part of my way of thinking about the world, the future, human nature, storytelling and myself since I was ten years old," said Michael Chabon.

[06/27/19 - 09:09 AM]
AT&T Audience Network and Big Branch Productions Begin Filming Season 3 of "Loudermilk"
Peter Farrelly will direct the first three episodes with Bobby Farrelly returning to direct the final seven episodes.

[06/27/19 - 09:05 AM]
Bobby Flay Is Back to Lead Culinary Boot Camp with Anne Burrell in Return of Fan-Favorite Series "Worst Cooks in America"
The new season helmed by Anne and Bobby, whose last stint as a "Worst Cooks" mentor was in 2014, premieres Sunday, August 4.

[06/27/19 - 08:27 AM]
CMT Celebrates the Fourth of July Holiday with "Red, White and Blue Week" Beginning Wednesday, July 3
Highlights include "CMT Hometown Heroes," a one-hour special featuring country stars and military families.

[06/27/19 - 08:01 AM]
Iconic Video Game "Final Fantasy XIV" Being Developed for Live-Action Series with Hivemind and Sony Pictures Television
The live-action television series will tell an original story set in the fantastic world of Eorzea.

[06/26/19 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 26
Updates include: FOX gives six-episode order to "A Moody Christmas"; David Caspe moves to Universal Television; and Amazon's "Making the Cut" sets judging panel.

[06/26/19 - 03:15 PM]
Syfy's Shark-Themed "Off the Deep End Weekend" Features Premiere of "Zombie Tidal Wave" Starring Ian Ziering
In the film, a zombie-slinging tidal wave hits a small town causing maritime mayhem.

[06/26/19 - 12:02 PM]
Video: YouTube Premieres the Official Trailer for Hit Fantasy Competition Series "Escape the Night" Season Four from YouTube Creator Joey Graceffa
Episodes one and two of the 10-episode, half-hour series will premiere on July 11 with the first episode free to fans around the world.

[06/26/19 - 11:54 AM]
Investigation Discovery Unravels the Mind of a Monster in the Chilling Limited Series "Serial Killer: Devil Unchained"
The three-part limited series premieres Monday, July 22 from 9-11pm ET only on Investigation Discovery.

[06/26/19 - 11:42 AM]
"American Factory" to Be Released Globally on Netflix and in Select Theaters August 21
This is the first title from Higher Ground Productions - the production company formed by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama - to premiere on the streaming service.

[06/26/19 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Renews This Summer's Top New Broadcast Scripted Series "Blood & Treasure"
The series is currently the #1 new summer scripted series with 5.71 million viewers while improving its time period by +17% over the same time slot in summer 2018.

[06/26/19 - 10:27 AM]
"Todo por el juego," The Mediapro Studio Series, Will Be Broadcast in the United States
Spectrum Originals will air the series under the title "Side Games" beginning Monday, July 15.

[06/26/19 - 10:16 AM]
A&E Network Returns to Paranormal Programming with New Shows Including the Return of "Ghost Hunters" with Original Team Leader Grant Wilson
Also due back: new seasons of "Psychic Kids" and "Celebrity Ghost Stories."

[06/26/19 - 10:11 AM]
Original WE tv Special, "Angel Brinks: The Real Bling" Premiering Thursday, July 25 at 10PM ET/PT Gives an Inside Look Into the World of Hip Hop Fashion Maven
Whether it's sparkly leggings, blinged-out dresses and bodysuits, or over-the-top accessories, Brinks' super-sexy, form-fitting designs are unique pieces that take time to create.

[06/26/19 - 10:10 AM]
Video: VH1's "Scream" - First Look
The MTV series returns on sibling VH1 with a three-night event, July 8-10.

[06/26/19 - 10:00 AM]
"Miz & Mrs" Returns to USA Network on Tuesday, August 6
The network previously renewed the series for season two which is scheduled to air in 2020.

[06/26/19 - 09:14 AM]
Exes and Business Partners Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa Return for 18 New Episodes of HGTV Hit Series "Flip or Flop" on Thursday, Aug. 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
After attracting more than 19 million viewers in its last run, the fresh season opens with a glimpse of Christina and Tarek's new family dynamic.

[06/26/19 - 09:07 AM]
Paramount Network Greenlights "Coyote," A New Scripted Series From Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer And Director Michelle Maclaren, Starring Emmy Award-Winning Actor Michael Chiklis
"Coyote" is the story of Ben Clemens (Chiklis), who after 32 years as a border patrol agent, is forced to work for the very people he spent his career trying to keep out of America.







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[08/16/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 16
Updates include: CBS cancels "Instinct" after two seasons; Syfy pulls the plug on "Krypton," spin-off "Lobo"; and YouTube nixes both "Step Up: High Water" and "Wayne."

[08/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns October 27 for Sixth and Final Season
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe-nominated series takes a comedic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[08/16/19 - 11:00 AM]
Limited Series "Mrs. Fletcher" Debuts October 27; Created by Executive Producer and Writer Tom Perrotta
The HBO series is a dual coming-of-age story chronicling the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son, who both embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results.

[08/16/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers First Two Episodes of "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" for Free Early Sampling
The 10-episode series will officially premiere Sunday, August 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/19 - 09:06 AM]
Priscilla Presley & John Eddie to Create "Agent King," An Animated Adult Action Comedy Featuring Elvis Presley as a Covert Government Agent, for Netflix
Mike Arnold will serve as showrunner on the project.

[08/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
Hot Dog! "Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures," A New Chapter of Disney Junior's Hit Series "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," Debuts Monday, Oct. 14
That same day, a new series of shorts, "Hot Diggity-Dog Tales" starring Mickey and "mouse's best friend" Pluto will also debut on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and DisneyNOW.

[08/16/19 - 08:04 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
NFL preseason on local stations once again effects the preliminary numbers.

[08/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
"Raising Dion," Starring Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young and Michael B. Jordan, Comes to Netflix on October 4
The series is the story of a widowed mother who must protect her son after he starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities.

[08/16/19 - 07:19 AM]
"Peaky Blinders" - Season 5 to Launch Friday October 4th, at 12:01 AM PT on Netflix
An epic, gangster family series set in the lawless streets of Birmingham, UK and beyond, "Peaky Blinders" follows the evolution of leader Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) from backstreet crime lord to legitimate businessman and member of parliament.

[08/16/19 - 06:00 AM]
NFL Films' "A Lifetime of Sundays" to Debut on ESPN and ABC in Celebration of the NFL's 100th Season
The film also will be available through ESPN authenticated Video on Demand until September 15 when it moves to ESPN+ and will be available for streaming.

[08/16/19 - 05:33 AM]
AMC Commissions Three Part Drama "Quiz," Directed by Stephen Frears and Produced by Left Bank Pictures
The project stars Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Sian Clifford, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Michael Jibson and Aisling Bea.

[08/15/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 15
Updates include: A&E to wrap "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" with two-hour special; NBCUniversal's streaming service adds two projects; and Ewan McGregor to star in Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+.

[08/15/19 - 04:38 PM]
Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami to Direct Aubrey Plaza in Feature Comedy "Hope" for Netflix
The comedic duo are following their female-driven comedy "The Breaker Upperers," which they also co-wrote and starred in, and premiered on Netflix in February.

[08/15/19 - 01:15 PM]
"To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You" Premieres February 12 on Netflix
The sequel will be followed by a third film: "To All the Boys: Always and Forever Lara Jean," already in production.

[08/15/19 - 11:04 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Live Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Coverage on Thursday, September 12 at 11:00 P.M. Eastern
As part of its Votegasm 2020 coverage, the series will air live at 11:00 p.m. ET on Comedy Central and react in real time across its social media accounts.