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[06/13/20 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Pushes FOX in Front
The network takes home top honors among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[06/12/20 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 12
Updates include: ViacomCBS cuts ties with Big Fish Entertainment; FOX Entertainment shutters SideCar Content Accelerator; and Netflix's Nordic-based series to resume filming.

[06/12/20 - 12:08 PM]
Video: "Crazy Delicious" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this competition show, daring home chefs tempt the food gods with reinvented classics and fanciful feasts in their quest to win a golden apple.

[06/12/20 - 12:00 PM]
John Legend to Host Special One-Hour Father's Day Celebration - "John Legend and Family: A Bigger Love Father's Day" Airs Sunday, June 21 on ABC
Special guest appearances include Stevie Wonder, Anthony Anderson, Shaquille O'Neal, Common, Scottie Pippen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Patton Oswalt, Marlon Wayans, Ne-Yo and more.

[06/12/20 - 11:40 AM]
Pick Up Lines, Romance, Seduction: "Dating Around Brazil" Starts a New Season of Brazilian Dating Reality Shows on Netflix
In addition to "Dating Around Brazil" which premieres next month, Netflix announces the production of "Love Is Blind Brazil" and "Too Hot to Handle Brazil," both set to premiere next year.

[06/12/20 - 11:36 AM]
New Date & Time - "Crikey! It's the Irwins: Life in Lockdown" Airs Saturday, July 11 on Animal Planet
The one-hour special was previously scheduled for Saturday, June 27.

[06/12/20 - 11:04 AM]
Video: "Floor Is Lava" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Teams compete to navigate rooms flooded with lava by leaping from chairs, hanging from curtains and swinging from chandeliers. Yes, really.

[06/12/20 - 10:16 AM]
Oprah's Two-Night "OWN Spotlight" Reaches Nearly 18 Million Viewers Across All Discovery Platforms
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 9 and Wednesday, June 10.

[06/12/20 - 10:14 AM]
Video: "Babies" Part 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
From nature to nurture, this docuseries explores the groundbreaking science that reveals how infants discover life during their very first year.

[06/12/20 - 10:13 AM]
Walt Disney Studios' Heartwarming Adventure "The One and Only Ivan" Based on the Bestselling Book to Premiere Exclusively on Disney+ August 21, 2020
The film, which was previously scheduled to be released theatrically by The Walt Disney Studios, stars Bryan Cranston and features the voices of Sam Rockwell, Angelina Jolie, Danny DeVito and Helen Mirren.

[06/12/20 - 09:06 AM]
Video: "Little Voice" - First Look - Apple TV+
From Emmy Award-winner J.J. Abrams, Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-nominee Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson, "Little Voice" is a new coming-of-age drama series featuring original music from Sara Bareilles.

[06/12/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "60 in 6" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Same award-winning journalism. Fresh new format. Watch "60 in 6" on Quibi this Sunday evening.

[06/12/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Don't" Opens on Top for ABC
The Alphabet's new summer entry leads the night among adults 18-49.

[06/12/20 - 08:00 AM]
"Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn" Debut Moves to June 18
Originally scheduled to air June 19, the film takes an unflinching look at the life and death of infamous attorney Roy Cohn, who first gained prominence by prosecuting Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in what came to be known as the "atomic spies" case.

[06/12/20 - 05:20 AM]
Matt James Announced as the Star of the 25th Season of "The Bachelor"
Season 25 of "The Bachelor" is scheduled to premiere in 2021.

[06/12/20 - 01:13 AM]
Netflix Inks Multi-Title Partnership with Prolific Nigerian Producer Mo Abudu oo Develop Content from Nigeria
A major highlight of this partnership will be the on-screen adaptations of literary works by two critically-acclaimed Nigerian authors.

[06/11/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 11
Updates include: Amazon lands former Pop TV drama "Flack"; Keira Knightley to star in Hulu's "The Other Typist"; and Ben Hollingsworth promoted to regular on Netflix's "Virgin River."

[06/11/20 - 11:06 PM]
Video: "Dark" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The end is the beginning. And the beginning is the end. "Dark" comes full circle on June 27.

[06/11/20 - 09:23 PM]
Video: "Dads" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
Watch the trailer for the new documentary film from Bryce Dallas Howard, coming to Apple TV Father's Day Weekend.

[06/11/20 - 06:45 PM]
E! Renews "Total Bellas" for a Sixth Season Premiering This Fall
The current fifth season of "Total Bellas" is averaging nearly 1 million total viewers, 604,000 P18-49 and 443,000 W18-49, up 10 percent, seven percent and 14 percent, respectively, from the prior season.

[06/11/20 - 04:47 PM]
NBC Feels the Music with Renewal of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist"
"We were overwhelmed by the number of people who fell in love with 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' and how much joy it brought to everyone. We're thrilled to bring it back and can't wait to see how Zoey's journey continues," said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta.

[06/11/20 - 02:04 PM]
Video: "Dating Around" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new season follows six singles on their dating journey as they go on five different blind dates in New Orleans.

[06/11/20 - 01:51 PM]
HBO Max Marks First Original Series Renewal with Season Two Pickup of Hit Comedy "Love Life"
Season two will remain set in New York City but will focus on a new character's journey - one which explores what happens when you've lived your whole life knowing who your soulmate is, only to find out years into a marriage that it's not the right fit at all.

[06/11/20 - 12:22 PM]
Video: "Greyhound" - Trailer - Apple TV+
Inspired by real events, Captain Ernest Krause (Tom Hanks) leads an international convoy of 37 ships on a treacherous mission across The Atlantic to deliver thousands of soldiers and much-needed supplies to Allied forces.

[06/11/20 - 12:06 PM]
Video: "Mr. Iglesias" Part 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
New episodes are back beginning June 17, only on Netflix.

[06/11/20 - 12:01 PM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for "Summer Camp Island"
Season two of the series, produced by Cartoon Network Studios, drops on Thursday, June 18.

[06/11/20 - 12:00 PM]
truTV is Going to Be Lit This Summer with the Return of "Hot Ones: The Game Show" and "Tacoma FD"
Look for new episodes beginning Tuesday, July 14 and Thursday, July 23, respectively.

[06/11/20 - 11:37 AM]
YouTube Announces "Bear Witness, Take Action" a Global Conversation on Racial Justice Hosted By Common and Keke Palmer - First Project from New $100M Fund to Amplify Black Voices
Premiering Saturday, June 13, the over 90-minute special will be hosted by Common and Keke Palmer and feature YouTube creators, artists, influential public figures and prominent activist voices.

[06/11/20 - 11:14 AM]
Video: "Feel the Beat" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After failing to find success on Broadway, April (Sofia Carson) returns to her small hometown and reluctantly is recruited to train a misfit group of young dancers for a big competition.

[06/11/20 - 09:29 AM]
Starz Worldwide Hit Crime Drama "Hightown" to Return for Second Season
"Hightown" was the best performing series premiere across the Starz App and OTT platforms to date, doubling the previous series high in addition to its 1.45M linear viewers L+7.

[06/11/20 - 09:01 AM]
Beat the Heat with Adult Swim's Animated Summer - "Robot Chicken" Returns Along with New Seasons of "Tender Touches," "12oz Mouse" and Series Premiere of "YOLO: Crystal Fantasy"
"Tender Touches" kicks things off on Monday, June 15, with new episodes airing each night through Friday, June 19.

[06/11/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Exclusive Clip from "Adventure Time: Distant Lands - BMO"
Based on the animated series "Adventure Time" created by Pendleton Ward and executive produced by Adam Muto, these four breakout specials explore the unseen corners of the world with characters both familiar and brand new.

[06/11/20 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC's Drama Repeats Hold Off Original Competition
The network leads the night in total viewers and shares the adults 18-49 crown with FOX.

[06/11/20 - 07:13 AM]
Video: "Cable Girls" - Final Trailer - Netflix
The first Spanish Netflix Original Series comes to an end on July 3.

[06/11/20 - 06:18 AM]
Video: "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams star as aspiring musicians given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition.

[06/11/20 - 05:20 AM]
Video: "Wasp Network" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Based on a true and gripping story: Cuban spies infiltrate exile groups in the 1990s to stop terrorism against the island, but at a high personal cost.

[06/11/20 - 04:01 AM]
Video: Meet the Hosts of "60 in 6" on Quibi
A new era of "60 Minutes" storytelling is coming Sunday, June 14.

[06/10/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 10
Updates include: A&E axes "Live PD"; NBC nixes "Perfect Harmony," "Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector"; and Hulu cancels "Harlots," "Reprisal."

[06/10/20 - 04:01 PM]
Video: "Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters" - Trailer
The documentary about one of the most beloved film franchises premieres June 18 on Crackle.

[06/10/20 - 12:30 PM]
HBO Receives 4 Peabody Award Wins
"Chernobyl," "Chernobyl," "Watchmen" and "True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality" were the honored series.

[06/10/20 - 11:14 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for "Doom Patrol" Season Two
The first three episodes of season two of Doom Patrol premiere Thursday, June 25, then one episode will release weekly for the following six weeks.

[06/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
Six-Part Documentary Series "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" Debuts June 28 on HBO
The series is directed by Academy Award nominee and Emmy(R) winning director Liz Garbus and produced by Story Syndicate.

[06/10/20 - 09:05 AM]
Video: "7500" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in the feature film, premiering June 19.

[06/10/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Crossing Swords" Official Trailer Release
Nicholas Hoult, Adam Ray, Tara Strong, Tony Hale, Luke Evans, Seth Green, Alanna Ubach, Adam Pally, Yvette Nicole Brown, Maya Erskine, Breckin Meyer and Wendi McClendon-Covey lead the voice cast of the animated series.

[06/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for Kid Competition Series "Karma"
The series takes 16 contestants, ranging in age from 12 to 15, completely off the grid, away from parents and the normal comforts of home, to solve puzzles and overcome physical challenges, with the laws of karma setting the rules.

[06/10/20 - 08:45 AM]
ABC to Present Encore Presentation of Critically Acclaimed Documentary "Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992," Tuesday, June 16
The encore presentation of "Let It Fall" features a special introduction and message from John Legend.

[06/10/20 - 08:18 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Welcomes Vice President Joe Biden Tonight at 11PM ET/PT on Comedy Central
The interview will also be available on all of the series' social platforms, including "The Daily Show's" YouTube channel.

[06/10/20 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues NBC's Reign
The Peacock network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/10/20 - 08:04 AM]
Hulu Original Programming Date Change: "Taste the Nation" and "Love, Victor" Premieres
To avoid Juneteenth, both series will now roll out earlier that week.

[06/10/20 - 07:08 AM]
Starz Picks Up "Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham" Unscripted Series from "Outlander" Stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish
The half-hour, eight-episode series is a celebration of Scottish history and culture as Heughan and McTavish take viewers along on their adventures.







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[08/12/20 - 11:45 AM]
Hit Canadian Drama "Transplant" Begins Its Stateside Campaign and Sets NBC Debut for Tuesday, Sept. 1
The 13-episode series centers on Dr. Bashir "Bash" Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who fled his country with his younger sister, Amira.

[08/12/20 - 10:01 AM]
"The Goes Wrong Show" Debuts on Amazon Prime Video on August 15
The series, licensed by Lionsgate, is inspired by Mischief's award winning Broadway and West End stage production, The Play That Goes Wrong.

[08/12/20 - 10:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Greenlights "Harriet the Spy," Starring Golden Globe Nominee Beanie Feldstein and Emmy Award Winner Jane Lynch
The series order marks the first animated adaptation of the iconic children's novel that chronicles the coming-of-age adventures of the irrepressible Harriet M. Welsch.

[08/12/20 - 09:48 AM]
Peacock Gives Series Order to Young Adult Mystery Drama "One of Us Is Lying"
DarĂ­o Madrona will serve as showrunner and executive producer.

[08/12/20 - 09:30 AM]
Netflix Announces "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine," A New Comedy Special Set to Premiere Fall 2020
The special will be directed by Natasha Lyonne with Maya Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens and Lyonne executive producing through their production company Animal Pictures in addition to Cooper and Paula Pell.

[08/12/20 - 09:20 AM]
Look Up! "David Blaine Ascension" Global Livestream Event Lifting Off Soon on YouTube
The multi-hour livestream event, weather permitting, will broadcast live on Monday, August 31 on David Blaine's YouTube Channel.

[08/12/20 - 09:02 AM]
Social Media Sensation The Tiny Chef Heads to Nickelodeon in Brand-New Series from Imagine Kids+Family
"The Tiny Chef Show" (working title) will follow the talented chef as he whips up tasty "weshipees" and the world's tiniest plant-based dishes from his tree-stump home.

[08/12/20 - 09:02 AM]
"The Doctors" Reveals New Format and Host, Dr. Ian Smith, for Season 13
The new season will launch the theme "Take Your Power Back," designed to empower viewers to break through the fear and uncertainty of current times.

[08/12/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for WarnerMax Feature Film "Unpregnant"
Haley Lu Richardson and Barbie Ferreira star in the film, from director Rachel Lee Goldenberg.

[08/12/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping NBC, "America's Got Talent"
The network remains on top in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/12/20 - 08:00 AM]
Machines Gone Wild: New Science Channel Specials Spotlight the Dark Side of Everyday Engineering Marvels
Look for "When Elevators Attack" tonight at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Eaten by an Escalator" next Wednesday, August 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/12/20 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Renews Competition Series "Tough as Nails" for a Second Season
The series is created by Emmy Award-winning producer Phil Keoghan and his producing partner Louise Keoghan, who are also executive producers.

[08/12/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO and Sky Partner with SISTER for Sian Robins-Grace and Lucy Gaymer's Darkly Comic Horror Series "The Baby"
The project is a funny, raw examination of motherhood as an institution: a set of unspoken rules that affect women differently depending on how they're viewed by society. If you're not scared by that, you should be.

[08/11/20 - 06:07 PM]
Netflix Confirms Production of "Undercover" (Working Title) Directed by Kim Jin-min of "Extracurricular"
In the series, a mobster's daughter named Ji-u joins a cartel and becomes a mole in the police force to seek the truth behind her father's death.

[08/11/20 - 10:37 AM]
Court TV to Premiere New Original True-Crime Series "Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield" in September
The series will be seen Sunday nights at 8:00/7:00c with the premiere set for September 13.