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[04/17/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 17
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Party of Five" reboot series; Amazon to bring "The Star Chamber" to the small screen; and Netflix delays production on "Sex Education."

[04/17/20 - 06:31 PM]
CBS Announces a New One-Hour Special Featuring Viral Home Video Moments Created During Social Distancing and Sheltering in Place, to Be Broadcast in May
Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, the special will feature the full spectrum of the best videos during our country's collective experience together - from the humorous to the heartwarming to the most inspirational.

[04/17/20 - 02:18 PM]
NBC Adds Last Minute "Blacklist" Repeat Featuring the Late Brian Dennehy to Tonight's Lineup
It'll replace the previously announced encore at 9:00/8:00c, following an original episode at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/17/20 - 02:02 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights Dog Grooming Competition Series "Hot Dog" (wt) from Jax Media
The 12-episode, half-hour series features three dog groomers facing off in a full head-to-tail creative competition showcasing canine breeds of all kinds.

[04/17/20 - 01:37 PM]
Desus and Mero Make MTV2 Homecoming - Network to Air Fan Favorite Episodes of Showtime Series "Desus & Mero" Starting Sunday, April 19 at 11 PM ET/PT
Each Sunday, two episodes of the late-night series will air back-to-back without commercial breaks and fully uncensored.

[04/17/20 - 12:00 PM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns Tonight on BBC America with New Episodes from Home
Graham Norton said of the show, "We can't wait to be back on Friday nights bringing a little bit of lightness during this strange time."

[04/17/20 - 11:49 AM]
Anthony Anderson Joins Kelly Rowland, Terrence J, and Regina Hall as Host of "Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort" Special Set to Air on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 8 PM EDT
Tiffany Haddish, Idris Elba, Ciara, Don Cheadle, Mike Epps, Deon Cole, Angela Rye, Dr. Rheeda Walker, Charlamagne Tha God, Symone D. Sanders, DJ Khaled and Chance The Rapper are among those slated to appear.

[04/17/20 - 10:15 AM]
Oxygen's "Accident, Suicide or Murder" Returns for Season Two Saturday, May 9 at 6PM ET/PT
Each hour-long episode takes a deep dive into suspicious deaths that were initially suspected as accidents, suicides or murders.

[04/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
Drama Series "Trackers" Debuts June 5, Exclusively on Cinemax
An adaptation of internationally acclaimed author Deon Meyer's crime novel, the series stars James Alexander, Rolanda Marais, Ed Stoppard, Sandi Schultz, Brendon Daniels, Trix Vivier, Thapelo Mokoena, and Sisanda Henna.

[04/17/20 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Disney Family Singalong" Delivers Big for ABC
The Alphabet's special draws over 10.3 million viewers and a 2.6 rating among adults 18-49.

[04/17/20 - 07:18 AM]
OWN Premieres Two-Episode Special of "OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN The Conversation" April 18 and 21
Produced by OZY for OWN, Emmy-winning journalist and OZY CEO Carlos Watson talks with special guests and real women covering topics related to COVID-19 including health, finances, parenting, relationships, and faith.

[04/16/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 16
Updates include: Stellan Skarsgard, Kyle Soller to board Disney+'s Cassian Andor series; Annie Ilonzeh to exit NBC's "Chicago Fire"; and "The Madonnas of Echo Park" finds new home at Starz.

[04/16/20 - 06:07 PM]
"Bosch" Season 6 Is Streaming Now on Prime Video
The new season drops in advance of its previously announced April 17 premiere.

[04/16/20 - 05:51 PM]
Video: "Artemis Fowl" - Streaming Exclusively June 12 - Disney+
Disney confirms the feature film will now debut on its streaming service.

[04/16/20 - 02:53 PM]
"Born Wild: The Next Generation," Hosted by ABC News' Robin Roberts, Makes Broadcast Network Debut on Saturday, April 25
The one-hour special premieres on National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild this Wednesday, April 22.

[04/16/20 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Max Orders Three New Series from Bad Robot
The projects include a major series based on DC characters in the "Justice League Dark" Universe, details to be revealed soon.

[04/16/20 - 01:35 PM]
TLC's "90 Day Fiance" Franchise Kicks Off Summer with a Brand New Season of "The Other Way"
The sophomore series flips the script on the original show: here, the American is the one giving up everything and moving across the globe to be with the person they love.

[04/16/20 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Entertainment and Caffeine to Partner on Live Sunday Night "Animation Domination"-Branded Series the "AniDom Beyond Show," Hosted by Andy Richter
The hour-long program will feature episode re-caps and interviews with guests, including creators, producers, writers and casts of FOX's animated series.

[04/16/20 - 10:00 AM]
Drama Series "Perry Mason" Debuts June 21
The HBO project stars Matthew Rhys, John Lithgow, Tatiana Maslany, Juliet Rylance, Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, Stephen Root, Gayle Rankin, Nate Corddry, Veronica Falcon, Jefferson Mays, Lili Taylor, Andrew Howard, Eric Lange, and Robert Patrick.

[04/16/20 - 09:38 AM]
Quibi Announces Animated Adult Comedy Series "Doomlands"
In the animated series, the infamous Danny Doom and aspiring bartender Lhandi sling beers across a hellish wasteland in their mobile subterranean pub: The Oasis.

[04/16/20 - 09:22 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Host David Feherty Launches "Feherty Up Close (From a Distance)," Featuring Short-Form Interviews with Sports & Entertainment Guests
Featuring brief, topical interviews with sports and entertainment guests joining David Feherty remotely via video conference, episodes are now available for fans to watch on Golf Channel's YouTube page.

[04/16/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Dummy" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The Anna Kendrick-led comedy bows this Monday, April 20.

[04/16/20 - 09:01 AM]
HGTV Opens Casting for Groundbreaking Self-Shot Home Makeover Series "Design at Your Door"
"We're spending a lot of time at home and all around us are those 'to-do's' that we can no longer ignore," said Jane Latman, president, HGTV.

[04/16/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Good Fight" Cast and Crew Virtually Come Together for a Special Message About Season Four
Christine Baranski, Audra McDonald and more detail why the series is taking a short, week-long break next week between episodes two and three.

[04/16/20 - 08:59 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Announces Feature Project with Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Imagine Documentaries on Renowned Chef and Humanitarian Jose Andres
The upcoming documentary will chronicle the globally renowned chef and humanitarian and his legendary nonprofit, World Central Kitchen, as they rebuild nations in the wake of disaster, providing healthy food to those affected.

[04/16/20 - 08:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Tops Adults 18-49 for FOX
The network holds off the competition in the key demographic while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[04/16/20 - 07:11 AM]
Video: "Iron Sharpens Iron" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The series, from executive producer Cam Newton, drops this Monday, April 20.

[04/16/20 - 07:04 AM]
Justice Never Dies in the Shocking New HLN Original Series, "The Killer Truth", Debuting Sunday, April 26
Ahead of the linear premiere on Friday, April 17, one episode, "Terror in the Taxi", will be available on demand to subscribers via cable/satellite systems.

[04/15/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 15
Updates include: Enver Gjokaj to visit "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; Amazon Studios lands rights to podcast "The Left Right Game"; and Anthony Michael Hall to recur on NBC's "The Blacklist."

[04/15/20 - 08:04 PM]
Video: Peacock Releases Teasers for Nine Upcoming Originals
The streaming service drops first looks of "Saved by the Bell," "Brave New World," "Psych 2," "Punky Brewster," "AP Bio," "The Capture," "Madagascar: A Little Wild," "Intelligence" and "Angelyne."

[04/15/20 - 02:49 PM]
This Summer, Follow One Woman's Mission to Motherhood, as a Whole New Kind of Reality Show Is Born, on the New Dating Series with a Twist "Labor of Love," Premiering Thursday, May 21, on FOX
The series is hosted by Kristin Davis and produced by Propagate Content and Full Picture.

[04/15/20 - 02:22 PM]
New Episodes of "Vagrant Queen" Start Next Thursday, April 23, at 11/10c on Syfy
The newcomer had been airing on Friday nights at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/15/20 - 01:15 PM]
Video: "Never Have I Ever" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Mindy Kaling's new comedy premieres Monday, April 27 on the streaming service.

[04/15/20 - 01:03 PM]
Catherine Bell and James Denton Return for Another Magical Season in Middleton "Good Witch" Premieres Sunday, May 3, on Hallmark Channel
Sarah Power, Catherine Disher, Kylee Evans, Katherine Barrell, Marc Bendavid and Scott Cavalheiro also star.

[04/15/20 - 12:01 PM]
WarnerMedia and Charter Communications Announce Distribution Agreement for HBO Max
Through the pact, all of Charter's existing HBO subscribers, including subscribers in its Spectrum Silver and Gold video packages, will automatically be given access to HBO Max and its greatly expanded programming offering for no additional charge.

[04/15/20 - 11:54 AM]
BBC America Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Earth Day from April 20th to 23rd
The network will air a 24-hours per day, four-day event showcasing the very best nature programming television has to offer.

[04/15/20 - 10:16 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Announces New Doc Short from Three-time Academy Award Winner and National Geographic Explorer James Cameron
"Akashinga: The Brave Ones" will have its world premiere at the EarthxFilm Festival, which will be held virtually April 22 to 27 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

[04/15/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Hulu's "Solar Opposites" Official Trailer Debut
Co-created by Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan, the series centers around a team of four aliens who have escaped their exploding home world, only to crash land into a move-in ready home in suburban America.

[04/15/20 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channels to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with Special Themed Content Across All Platforms
Produced in collaboration with National Geographic, Disney Channel's Earth Day interstitials were filmed last month on location at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

[04/15/20 - 09:43 AM]
"Celebrity IOU" Series Premiere Delivers Breakout Performance for HGTV on Monday, April 13
HGTV spins the numbers for Monday, April 13.

[04/15/20 - 09:35 AM]
Bowen Yang Joins Quibi's "Trip" from Joel Kim Booster
Stephen Dunn is attached to direct the comedy series that is created and written by Booster.

[04/15/20 - 09:24 AM]
ESPN Will Air Two Versions of Documentary Series "The Last Dance"
A version containing strong adult language will air on ESPN (TV-MA) while an alternate option edited for that language will air simultaneously on ESPN2 (TV-14-L).

[04/15/20 - 08:31 AM]
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend" - An All-New Interactive Special Premieres May 12
Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski, Carol Kane, and Jon Hamm return - plus Daniel Radcliffe joins in on the fun as you get to decide how the story ends.

[04/15/20 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Closes Season on Top for CBS
The show's de facto finale leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/15/20 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown is sentenced to life in prison, questions about her past, physiology and the law itself call her guilt into question.

[04/15/20 - 07:04 AM]
Guy Fieri Delivers "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: Takeout" from Home - The Special Quarantine Episodes Begin on Friday, April 24 at 9PM
In each episode, Guy checks in with four past Triple D chefs from across the country via video-chat, to see how they are holding up, and how they have transformed their businesses to keep serving customers.

[04/15/20 - 06:08 AM]
Video: "Nadiya's Time to Eat" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
"The Great British Bake Off" winner, chef and author Nadiya Hussain shares her best time-saving tips and dishes - so you have more time to kick back with those who matter.

[04/15/20 - 06:05 AM]
May the Fourth Be with You: Disney+ Honors Star Wars Day with Premiere of "Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian" and Epic Conclusion of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars"
In "Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian," Jon Favreau invites the cast and crew to share an unprecedented look at the making of the series which quickly became a pop culture phenomenon after premiering in November.

[04/15/20 - 03:14 AM]
Video: "Summertime" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Ludovico Tersigni, Coco Rebecca Edogamhe, Andrea Lattanzi, Amanda Campana, Giovanni Maini, Alicia Ann Edogamhe and Thony star in the series.

[04/14/20 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 14
Updates include: CBS pulls the plug on "God Friended Me" after two seasons; and FOX's "Empire" co-creators detail their hopes to film a proper series finale.







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[07/07/20 - 03:05 PM]
FX and Hulu Launch 10-Episode Documentary Series "The New York Times Presents"
The series, a follow-up to "The Weekly," will feature 10 individual documentaries that will air on Fridays at 10:00/9:00c beginning July 10.

[07/07/20 - 12:36 PM]
An Epic Night of Engineering: New Season of "Impossible Engineering" Followed by Series Premiere of "Super Factories" Kicks Off on July 15 on Science Channel
Behind every seemingly impossible feat of engineering are the trailblazers and risk takers who have helped pioneer new technologies and techniques, revolutionizing engineering as we know it today.

[07/07/20 - 11:30 AM]
Documentary "Stockton on My Mind" Debuts July 28 on HBO
The film is the multi-layered story of millennial mayor Michael Tubbs, whose own experience growing up amid poverty and violence inspired him to create innovative change in his beleaguered hometown of Stockton, California.

[07/07/20 - 10:39 AM]
Video: "Love on the Spectrum" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Finding love can be hard for anyone. For young adults on the autism spectrum, exploring the unpredictable world of dating is even more complicated.

[07/07/20 - 10:19 AM]
Travel Channel Brings "Wonder Women: Superstars of Paranormal" to Comic-Con International's Virtual Comic-Con@Home This July
Panelists include paranormal investigators and researchers Amy Bruni ("Kindred Spirits") and Katrina Weidman ("Portals to Hell"), paranormal explorer Chelsea Laden ("Destination Fear") and psychic medium Cindy Kaza ("The Holzer Files").

[07/07/20 - 10:17 AM]
Video: "Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist" - New Comedy Special - Amazon Prime Video
The two-part stand-up special features Gaffigan as he embarks on a seemingly impossible quest: to land in a country with no material, experience the culture and food, and then write and perform all-new material, all in one visit.

[07/07/20 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Animated Series "Young Love," Based on the Academy Award(R)-Winning Short Film "Hair Love" from Creator Matthew A. Cherry and Sony Pictures Animation
"I am beyond excited to continue telling the story of Stephen, Angela and Zuri and further explore the family dynamics of a young Black millennial family we established in our short film Hair Love as an animated series," said Cherry.

[07/07/20 - 09:59 AM]
"NBA Countdown Presented by Mountain Dew: NBA Restart," A Two-Hour Live ABC Prime-Time Special, to Air Saturday, July 25
The ESPN produced special will also include special guest interviews and live reports from the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida - home of the NBA season.

[07/07/20 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Feature from Martin Scorsese About David Johansen, Legendary Frontman of the New York Dolls
"I've known David Johansen for decades, and his music has been a touchstone ever since I listened to the Dolls when I was making Mean Streets," said Scorsese.

[07/07/20 - 09:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Inks Multiplatform Deal with James Corden and Ben Winston to Produce Animated Movie and TV Series Based on Children's Book, "Real Pigeons Fight Crime"
Said Winston, "We are so delighted to be working with our great friends at Nickelodeon on this wonderful, charming and funny book, and can't wait to help bring it to life for kids everywhere!"

[07/07/20 - 08:59 AM]
Luca Guadagnino's New HBO/Sky Drama Series "We Are Who We Are" Debuts This September
A story about two American kids who live on a U.S. military base in Italy, the series explores friendship, first-love, identity, and immerses the audience in all the messy exhilaration and anguish of being a teenager.

[07/07/20 - 08:24 AM]
Shudder Takes Zoom Calls to a Terrifying New Level with "Host," A Horror Movie Shot and Produced Remotely During Quarantine
Set to premiere on Thursday, July 30, exclusively on Shudder in all its territories, "Host" was shot remotely during quarantine and features groundbreaking scares, stunts, and surprises, all filmed by the actors in their own homes.

[07/07/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "The Titan Games"
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/07/20 - 08:12 AM]
Video: "The Claudia Kishi Club" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Asian American creatives pay passionate tribute to the iconic, stereotype-busting "Baby-Sitters Club" character in this heartfelt documentary short.

[07/07/20 - 08:06 AM]
Netflix Orders Fifth Season of "The Last Kingdom"
Producer Carnival Films confirmed the news on social media this morning.