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[04/29/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 29
Updates include: Hulu lands U.S. rights to "In My Skin," from BBC Studios; and Judy Greer, Steve Guttenberg to star in "Good Boy" for Hulu's "Into the Dark" franchise.

[04/29/20 - 06:24 PM]
"Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020," A Graduation Tribute to Our Nation's High School Seniors, to Air Saturday, May 16 at 8 P.M. ET/PT, 7 P.M. CT
ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC will simultaneously air the special along with leading entertainment, social media and streaming platforms.

[04/29/20 - 12:38 PM]
Animal Planet's "Crikey! It's the Irwins: Bindi's Wedding" Delivers Record Series Ratings on April 18
Animal Planet further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/29/20 - 12:32 PM]
HGTV Greenlights "House Hunters: LOL" with Candid Commentary from Socially Distanced Celebrity Comedians
The six half-hour episodes are slated to premiere in June.

[04/29/20 - 12:01 PM]
Faith-Based Musical Film "A Week Away" Lands at Netflix
Bailee Madison, Kevin Quinn, Sherri Shepherd and David Koechner star alongside newcomers Jahbril Cook, Kat Conner Sterling and Iain Tucker.

[04/29/20 - 11:31 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Adds Two New Unscripted Series to Its Popular Saturday Night Lineup Premiering May 16
"Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant" and "Girlfriends Check In" will air back-to-back on Saturday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/29/20 - 11:31 AM]
National Geographic Announces Special Linear Presentation of Its Disney+ Hit Series, "The World According to Jeff Goldblum"
The series will make its U.S. linear television debut on Monday, May 11 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[04/29/20 - 11:21 AM]
MotorTrend's Top Stars Are "Working from Home" in Brand New, Self-Shot Series
Ant Anstead, Fred Williams, Faye Hadley and David Freiburger are among the featured participants.

[04/29/20 - 11:11 AM]
Make It an Affair to Remember with "ABC Prom Night," Featuring Themed Season Finales of Wednesday Comedies "The Goldbergs," "Schooled" and "American Housewife"
Leading up to the multi-episode event, a bevy of prom-tastic resources will be made available across official ABC social platforms to help you prepare for your at-home celebration.

[04/29/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for Two New Reality Series, "Game On!" and "Tough as Nails"
Newcomer "Game On!" premieres Wednesday, May 20, replacing "The Amazing Race," which will return later in 2020.

[04/29/20 - 09:18 AM]
Relive the Most Dramatic Seasons in Bachelor History on "The Bachelor: The Most Unforgettable - Ever!," Hosted by Chris Harrison, Beginning Monday, June 8, on ABC
The weekly retrospectives will also include virtual catch-ups with fan-favorite Bachelor alumni, checking on the latest in their lives after their final rose.

[04/29/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Crossing Swords" Teaser Announcement
The animated series drops Friday, June 12 on Hulu.

[04/29/20 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Crown
The Eye however is the most-watched network overall last night.

[04/29/20 - 08:08 AM]
Gordon Ramsay Returns, Serving Up Bigger and Bolder Adventures in Global Culinary Expedition Series "Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted"
The multi-Michelin-star chef and Ironman athlete continues his adventure across the globe in his relentless pursuit of culinary inspiration.

[04/29/20 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Hanna" Season 2 Teaser Trailer Debut
All eight episodes will premiere globally on Prime Video on Friday, July 3.

[04/29/20 - 07:09 AM]
Roger Mooking Takes Viewers from Their Couches to the Hottest Spots Cooking with Fire on the New Season of "Man Fire Food"
New episodes return Wednesday, May 20 at 9:00/8:00c on Cooking Channel.

[04/29/20 - 07:00 AM]
Michael Ouweleen Named President, Adult Swim
This summer, Ouweleen will move full time into his newly created role at Adult Swim and report to Tom Ascheim who is joining Warner Bros. as President, Kids, Young Adults and Classics.

[04/29/20 - 06:10 AM]
National Football League and Amazon Renew and Expand Streaming Partnership
Additionally, the NFL and Amazon announced an agreement to exclusively stream one regular season game globally on Prime Video and Twitch, which will be played on a Saturday in the second half of the 2020 NFL regular season.

[04/29/20 - 06:01 AM]
TBS Picks Up the Iconic Extreme Obstacle Course Series "Wipeout"
The network has ordered 20 episodes of the international sensation that features contestants competing in wildly creative and hilariously out-of-the box obstacle courses.

[04/29/20 - 05:22 AM]
Netflix Partners with Denmark's DR to Bring the Acclaimed TV Series "Borgen" Back to Screens
For the first time ever, the first three seasons of "Borgen" will be available on Netflix globally later this year, with brand new episodes of the critically acclaimed political drama landing on the service in 2022.

[04/29/20 - 04:51 AM]
ABC Announces All-New "The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II," Airing Sunday, May 10
Nearly 13 million people across the nation were united in song by "The Disney Family Singalong," a Disney Magic Moment celebrating family and music that aired Thursday, April 16, on ABC.

[04/28/20 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 28
Updates include: Julian Gant joins Mayim Bialik and Swoosie Kurtz in FOX's comedy "Call Me Kat."

[04/28/20 - 05:50 PM]
NBC's Hit Athletic Competition Series "The Titan Games" Will Premiere Monday, May 25
Executive produced and hosted by Dwayne Johnson, the series offers everyday people a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in epic head-to-head challenges designed to test the mind, body and heart.

[04/28/20 - 02:27 PM]
ESPN Airs Television's Most-Watched Programming Among Multiple Key Demos Between April 23-26
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday through Sunday, April 23-26.

[04/28/20 - 12:11 PM]
The Creative Team Behind "Orange Is the New Black" Have Created "Social Distance," A New Anthology Series About the Experience of Living in Social Distance
The Netflix series will be scripted and shot with crews working remotely and talent will film themselves.

[04/28/20 - 10:49 AM]
Video: "Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts" Season 2 Teaser - Netflix Futures
Season two returns to Netflix on Friday, June 12.

[04/28/20 - 10:01 AM]
2020 "Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina" to Air on Sunday, May 17
The special, which was taped on February 29, was previously postponed due to post-production delays.

[04/28/20 - 09:48 AM]
"Yum and Yummer" Returns to Cooking Channel with Mouthwatering Look at Decadent Dishes from Around the World
Each episode tackles a food theme or ingredient, from perfect pastas to vegetarian specialties and international dishes, and visits the establishments that are best known for their mind-blowing take on the cuisine.

[04/28/20 - 09:02 AM]
Meet the Men of FOX's "Labor of Love," Premiering Thursday, May 21 on FOX
The bachelors, in search of starting a family, will compete to win over mom-to-be Kristy Katzmann through a series of challenges and dates.

[04/28/20 - 09:01 AM]
We're Coming Home - The "Fuller House" Farewell Season Premieres June 2
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[04/28/20 - 08:28 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases "Homecoming" Season 2 Official Trailer
The series returns Friday, May 22 to the streaming service.

[04/28/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Tops Demo Race for FOX
The network takes home the adults 18-49 crown while NBC leads the evening in total viewers.

[04/28/20 - 08:03 AM]
Netflix Renews "Queen Sono" for Season 2
Pearl Thusi, Vuyo Dabula, Sechaba Morojele, Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga, Rob Van Vuuren, Kate Liquorish, Khathu Ramabulana and Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa are all expected to return.

[04/28/20 - 08:00 AM]
"One Day at a Time" Gets the Animated Treatment with Pop TV's First Ever Animation Special
"In my 97 years, I've never known of a multicam comedy to animate a single episode as a special. Even this I get to experience," remarked legendary producer Norman Lear.

[04/28/20 - 07:12 AM]
"PJ Masks" Season Four Springs into Action This May with Special Extended Episode: "Heroes of the Sky"
The fourth season will span 52 episodes of heroic adventures, introduce new allies and villains, plus a message centered on the power of persistence, friendship, curiosity, and teamwork.

[04/27/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 27
Updates include: Netflix cancels Idris Elba-led "Turn Up Charlie"; HBO eyes "Hellraiser" TV take; and Freeform gives pilot order to "None of the Above."

[04/27/20 - 04:32 PM]
"The Paley Center Salutes Parks and Recreation" to Air Thursday, April 30 at 8 P.M. on NBC
The half-hour presentation will lead into the previously announced "A Parks and Recreation Special" that same night.

[04/27/20 - 03:02 PM]
"The Last Dance" Delivers Massive Audience for Second Straight Week; Episodes 3 and 4 Average 5.9 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 26.

[04/27/20 - 02:04 PM]
Anchors Away! Bravo's "Below Deck Mediterranean" Returns This Summer
Returning for a shocking fifth season in picturesque Mallorca, Spain, are: Captain Sandy Yawn, Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew) and season two's Malia White (Bosun).

[04/27/20 - 11:11 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Makes Franchise History by Expanding to 45-Minutes After Overwhelming Success of "The Daily Social Distancing Show"
For the first time in its 24-year history, "The Daily Show" will lengthen its episodes to 45 minutes starting tonight, Monday, April 27 and airing weeknights, Monday through Thursday.

[04/27/20 - 11:06 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Hit "Danger Force" Goes Into Kid-Friendly Quarantine in Virtually Produced Special Airing Saturday, May 9, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)
Said installment sees the team of superheroes-in-training raising the stakes and lightening the mood with a virtually produced special where the city of Swellview is quarantined from a way-too-natural gas leak from the nearby Bhutt Factory.

[04/27/20 - 10:16 AM]
HBO Max to Release Seth Rogen's "An American Pickle" Under the Streamer's Warner Max Label
The film, starring Seth Rogen in dual leading roles, is an adaptation of the 2013 New Yorker series "Sell Out" by Simon Rich who also adapts, and is directed by Brandon Trost, the cinematographer from Rogen's previous films.

[04/27/20 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix & Higher Ground Productions Announce Original Documentary "Becoming"
The film is an intimate look into the life of former First Lady Michelle Obama during a moment of profound change, not only for her personally but for the country she and her husband served over eight impactful years in the White House.

[04/27/20 - 09:55 AM]
Lifetime Announces 2020 May Movies and Mother's Day Stunt
While staying safe at home, Lifetime and Lounge with us all May with new thrillers every weekend on Saturdays and Sundays at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/27/20 - 09:04 AM]
NBC Announces Return of "America's Got Talent," "World of Dance"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, May 26.

[04/27/20 - 09:01 AM]
MTV Continues to Own Thursday Nights with the Epic Return of "Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D & Vinny" on Thursday, June 11th at 9PM ET/PT
Previously announced with the working title "DJ Pauly D and Vinny's Vegas Pool Party," the second season of "Double Shot at Love" reunites the dynamic duo with some of their exes to live and work with them in Sin City.

[04/27/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Trailer for Four-Part Docuseries "The Last Narc"
The series, which details on the most notorious murder in the history of the DEA, will premiere May 15.

[04/27/20 - 08:51 AM]
BET+ and Tyler Perry Studios Set May 7 Launch Date for New Comedy Series, "Tyler Perry's Bruh"
The first three episodes of the 24-episode season will be available to stream at launch, with a new episode dropping each subsequent week.

[04/27/20 - 08:33 AM]
Video: Showtime Sports(R) Releases the Official Trailer and Poster for "Basketball County: In the Water"
A collaboration with NBA star Kevin Durant and sports business executive Rich Kleiman's Thirty Five Ventures, the film examines how Durant's hometown of Prince George's County, Md., has recently produced more elite basketball players than anywhere else in the world.

[04/27/20 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Holds Onto Demo Crown
ABC takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.







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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.