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[06/18/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 18
Updates include: FOX shutters summer edition of "So You Think You Dance"; Ricky Velez lands comedy at HBO; and Katy Murphy Davis, Matt Strauss set as showrunners on "Nick Cannon."

[06/18/20 - 09:27 PM]
Smithsonian Channel to Honor Juneteenth with a Full Day Lineup Programmed Chronologically from Pre-Civil War Through Obama's Presidency Across Linear and Digital Platforms
Additionally, a special selection of full episodes have been released for free on YouTube through the curated playlist, "The Ongoing Struggle for Equality."

[06/18/20 - 06:30 PM]
TNT, TBS and truTV's June 19th Roadblock Featuring Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" and "Just Mercy"
Host Anthony Anderson will be joined by guests, including Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative, Senator Kamala Harris and CNN's W. Kamau Bell.

[06/18/20 - 05:31 PM]
"Avengers: Infinity War" Joins TNT's Big Ticket Movie Lineup in Network Television Premiere
The cable channel will air the film's network television premiere on Saturday, June 27.

[06/18/20 - 05:08 PM]
Culinary's Biggest Stars Discuss Best Dishes and Share Personal Recipes to Cook at Home in New Series "All-Star Best Thing I Ever Ate"
Whether it is the most sensational sandwiches, best burgers, or one of a kind dishes, Food Network icons showcase the best bites they have tasted through eight one-hour special episodes.

[06/18/20 - 03:08 PM]
TNT Moves Up Season Premiere of "The Alienist: Angel of Darkness" to July 19
The series will roll out as a four week event with two episodes airing every Sunday starting at 9:00/8:00c through August 9.

[06/18/20 - 03:00 PM]
All-New Comedy Series "United We Fall" Set to Premiere Wednesday, July 15, on ABC
The profoundly realistic family sitcom follows the trials and tribulations of Jo and Bill, parents of two young kids, as they try to make it day to day as a functioning family.

[06/18/20 - 02:54 PM]
Disney Television Studios and FX Partner to Produce "Pose-A-Thon," A One Hour Event to Entertain and Inform in Honor of Pride Month
The special emceed by Emmy, Grammy, and Tony-award winning actor and activist Billy Porter along with co-star Mj Rodriguez will air Friday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c on FX and Freeform.

[06/18/20 - 02:00 PM]
HBO Max and Salma Hayek's Production Company Ventanarosa Lock Two Year First-Look Deal
"We are delighted to welcome the exceptionally multitalented powerhouse Salma Hayek and Ventanarosa into the HBO Max family," said Sarah Aubrey, head of original content, HBO Max.

[06/18/20 - 01:45 PM]
Comedy Central Nabs "Daria" Spin Off "Jodie" Voiced by Tracee Ellis Ross as the Lead
Ellis Ross voices the main character and serve as executive producer, which is based on Jodie Landon, Daria's friend at the fictional Lawndale High.

[06/18/20 - 01:44 PM]
Hulu Celebrates Pride Month with First Ever Virtual PrideFest Featuring DJ Sets, Dance Performances and Cultural Conversations from Extensive Lineup of LGBTQ+ and Ally Entertainers & Athletes
The one-day Hulu PrideFest event, hosted on June 28, is an immersive digital experience that will allow users to virtually connect and enjoy exclusive music, dance, and spoken word performances and programming throughout the day.

[06/18/20 - 01:31 PM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for "Close Enough"
The surreal animated comedy is about a married couple, their five-year-old daughter, and their two divorced best friends/roommates all living together on the east side of Los Angeles.

[06/18/20 - 01:28 PM]
BET Reveals Its Programming Line Up for Juneteenth - A Compilation of Uplifting Long and Short-Form Content Commemorating the Resilience of the African American Spirit
Starting at 7 AM PT, BET will premiere social justice episodes of series, inspirational films, music videos, messages of perseverance, tenacity and hope from leading Black voices to showcase Black achievement across all of our platforms.

[06/18/20 - 12:59 PM]
HBO Renews "Betty" for a Second Season
The six-episode half-hour series is based on Crystal Moselle's critically acclaimed feature "Skate Kitchen."

[06/18/20 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max to Have U.S. SVOD Exclusive Premiere of Warner Bros. Full-Length Animated Feature Film "Scoob!"
The film first made its debut in homes via Premium Video On Demand (PVOD) and for premium digital ownership in the U.S. and Canada, providing first-run content while theaters remain closed due to the current global health crisis.

[06/18/20 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Announces Updated Wednesday Night Prime-Time Schedule for 2020-2021 Season
Emmy(R) Award-nominated comedy series "black-ish" will join the network's Wednesday night lineup this fall while the previously announced new comedy "Call Your Mother" will debut later in the season.

[06/18/20 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Sets Friday, July 31, for Premiere Telecast of Summer's Spellbinding New Disney Channel Original Movie, "Upside-Down Magic"
Based on the New York Times bestselling children's book of the same name, this movie stars Izabela Rose and Siena Agudong as two best friends, Nory and Reina, as they begin their journey at the Sage Academy for Magical Studies.

[06/18/20 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Max and Sam Dean Seal Two Year Overall Deal
She recently wrapped production as showrunner for the upcoming HBO Max unscripted series "12 Dates of Christmas," which will debut later this year.

[06/18/20 - 11:05 AM]
Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond of CBS' Daytime Emmy(R) Award-Winning Show "The Talk" to Host the "47th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards" Friday, June 26 on CBS
This will mark the 14th time CBS has broadcast the Daytime Emmy(R) Awards, more than any other network.

[06/18/20 - 11:02 AM]
Video: "Absentia" - Season 3 Official Trailer - Prime Video
The new season will be available on Amazon Prime Video on July 17.

[06/18/20 - 11:01 AM]
E! Greenlights "Celebrity Game Face" Special Executive Produced and Hosted by Kevin Hart Premiering Monday, July 6 at 10PM ET/PT
The Harts lead the teams through a hilarious game night full of fun, fresh and wildly unexpected moments, as the celebrities engage in a range of ridiculous physical challenges that viewers can play along at home.

[06/18/20 - 10:46 AM]
Lifetime Premieres Three-Night Movie Event with the Obsession "Thrillogy," Beginning July 10
The three-night movie event tells the disturbing story of Madison Turner (Celeste Desjardins) and her new roommate, Blake Collins (Travis Nelson) who soon become lovers.

[06/18/20 - 10:17 AM]
Hulu Renews "Solar Opposites" and "Crossing Swords"
On May 8, "Solar Opposites" debuted as Hulu's most-watched Original comedy premiere to date and was Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes.

[06/18/20 - 10:10 AM]
Joseph Gordon-Levitt in "7500" - Availabe Now on Prime Video
The streaming service has made the film available one day early.

[06/18/20 - 10:03 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases First Clip of Zack Snyder's "Justice League"
The film's producers are Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, with executive producers Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, Jim Rowe, Ben Affleck, Wesley Coller, Curtis Kanemoto, and Chris Terrio.

[06/18/20 - 10:01 AM]
The Smurfs Head to Nickelodeon with Brand-New Animated Series and Consumer Products Line, in Partnership with LAFIG Belgium and IMPS
The series is slated to debut in 2021 in the U.S., followed by Nickelodeon channels internationally.

[06/18/20 - 09:59 AM]
"Hard Knocks: Los Angeles" Debuts August 11
HBO Sports, NFL Films and the two Los Angeles-based NFL franchises are teaming up for an unprecedented and unfiltered all-access look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League when the series kicks off its five-episode season this summer.

[06/18/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Lenox Hill" - Pandemic - Netflix
Look for a special episode filmed during the COVID-19 outbreak to drop on Wednesday, June 24.

[06/18/20 - 09:21 AM]
TBS' Comedy Competition "Tournament of Laughs" Reveals Final Bracket and Match-Ups
Featuring 32 comedians, the series turns comedy into sport, with the comics facing off each week in a single-elimination tournament.

[06/18/20 - 09:03 AM]
Bob and Mack Woodruff Embark on a Journey Around the Globe in Disney+ Original Series "Rogue Trip"
The six-part show from National Geographic will premiere with all episodes available on Friday, July 24.

[06/18/20 - 09:01 AM]
"Desus & Mero" to Return Sunday, July 5 on Showtime
Previously airing Mondays and Thursdays, the late-night show will now air weekly on Sunday and Thursday nights in the same time slot, and will continue to shoot remotely from the hosts' own homes.

[06/18/20 - 08:19 AM]
Video: "George Lopez: We'll Do It for Half" - Standup Comedy Special - Official Trailer - Netflix
Comedy legend George Lopez returns to his stand-up roots making his Netflix original comedy special debut with "We'll Do It for Half," streaming June 30.

[06/18/20 - 08:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers as Four Share Demo Crown
"Game On!" on CBS is the night's most-watched program in adults 18-49.

[06/18/20 - 08:07 AM]
Bravo Announces "The Real Housewives of Potomac" to Return on Sunday, August 2, at 9PM ET/PT
New housewife Wendy Osefo joins this season with brains and sass, and she's making sure the ladies put some respect on her name.

[06/18/20 - 07:17 AM]
National Geographic to Simulcast ABC News' Prime-Time Special to Commemorate Juneteenth and Its Meaning to the Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in America
"Juneteenth: A Celebration of Overcoming" premieres this Friday at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/18/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Offers All Nine Episodes of "Watchmen" for Free Beginning June 19 Through June 21
The network will also air a marathon of the series on HBO and HBO Latino starting at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, June 19.

[06/18/20 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "Cursed" (Katherine Langford) - Trailer - Netflix
From Frank Miller and Thomas Wheeler, "Cursed" is a reimagining of the Arthurian legend told from the perspective of Nimue (Katherine Langford).

[06/17/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 17
Updates include: Quibi renews "Murder House Flip"; Shayan Sobhian named regular on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; and Peter Hunziker fired from Bravo's "Below Deck Mediterranean."

[06/17/20 - 03:04 PM]
Discovery to Highlight Recent Events with a Discussion Surrounding the Timely Series from Executive Producers Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg - "Why We Hate: The Reckoning"
The two-hour special re-visits the complexities originally explored while highlighting current events of 2020 when it debuts Sunday, June 21 on Discovery Channel.

[06/17/20 - 02:35 PM]
AMC & IFC Pick Up Acclaimed Variety Series "Sherman's Showcase" for a Second Season
Six all-new, 30-minute episodes are slated to air in 2021.

[06/17/20 - 02:00 PM]
Uncovering One of History's Greatest Empires: All New Science Channel Special "Lost Pyramids of the Aztecs" Premieres June 28
The two-hour special is an immersive exploration of the vanished world of the Aztecs and a peek behind the curtain of one of the most fascinating civilizations on the globe.

[06/17/20 - 01:02 PM]
"Married at First Sight" Heads to "The Big Easy" for Season 11 Premiering July 15
Additionally, Lifetime has ordered more episodes of the hit self-shot, spin-off series, "Married at First Sight: Couples Cam."

[06/17/20 - 12:32 PM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for "Esme & Roy"
The animated series from the makers of "Sesame Street" will bring little viewers into a colorful world where even the littlest monsters can overcome big challenges together.

[06/17/20 - 11:58 AM]
Investigation Discovery Explores "The Lost Boys of Bucks County"
The two-hour special premieres on Monday, June 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/17/20 - 10:36 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Adult Animated Series "10-Year-Old-Tom" from Acclaimed Creator Steve Dildarian and Nick Weidenfeld
"I can't wait to tell these stories through the eyes of Tom, an innocent kid trying to navigate a world that seems to get crazier by the day," said Dildarian.

[06/17/20 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "Desperados" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A panicked young woman (Nasim Pedrad) and her two best friends (Anna Camp & Sarah Burns) fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to her new boyfriend.

[06/17/20 - 10:02 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Remains on Top for NBC
The Peacock network easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2020-2021 Prime-Time Schedule
Highlights include a new season of "The Bachelorette" on Tuesday nights.

[06/17/20 - 09:59 AM]
HBO to Present "Coastal Elites," Written by Paul Rudnick and Directed by Jay Roach, to Debut This September, Exclusively on HBO
Airing in September and produced entirely under quarantine, this brand-new special tells stories of breaking down and breaking through in the summer of 2020 that are funny, searing, poignant and now.

[06/17/20 - 09:43 AM]
Hulu Announces Straight-to-Series Order for "Dopesick" from Emmy Award(R)-Winning Writer Danny Strong Starring Academy Award(R) Nominee and Golden Globe(R)-Winning Actor Michael Keaton
The project, based on the New York Times bestselling book of the same name by Beth Macy, comes to Hulu from FOX 21 Television Studios and The Littlefield Company.







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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.