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[06/25/20 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 25
Updates include: NBC to disband "Council of Dads"; YouTube parts ways with "Escape the Night"; and HBO Max, Quibi commission new projects.

[06/25/20 - 06:01 PM]
Video: All Trailers for Peacock Originals Streaming July 15
The new streaming service details its nine originals due at its launch on Wednesday, July 15.

[06/25/20 - 01:32 PM]
"Love After Lockup" Season 3 Premieres July 17 on WE tv with All New Couples and Cons
The highly-addicting series follows lovebirds hoping to make their way to the altar with the jailbirds who may or may not be conning them.

[06/25/20 - 01:13 PM]
Hulu Picks Up "Conversations with Friends" Based on Sally Rooney's Critically Acclaimed Debut Novel
The straight to series order follows the success of Hulu's adaptation of her best-selling novel "Normal People."

[06/25/20 - 12:29 PM]
Adventurer and Survivalist Cliff Simon Confronts the Unimaginable in New Travel Channel Series "Into the Unknown" - Premiering Monday, July 27 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
On a hunt for answers to the nightmarish myths and legends that have haunted locals for millennia, Simon uses his skills to hike, swim and even crawl his way into places most wouldn't dare go.

[06/25/20 - 11:48 AM]
OWN to Air Cast Reunion Special for Tyler Perry Hit Series "If Loving You Is Wrong" Tuesday, June 30
Nearly 1.6 million viewers tuned in to the series finale of "If Loving You is Wrong" on Tuesday, June 16.

[06/25/20 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Max Inks Overall Deal with Marlon Wayans
The first identified scripted project is a half-hour comedy, "Book of Marlon," on the hilarious trials of his real life, following the fictionalized version of Wayans as he attempts to reconcile being a good person and father with...being Marlon.

[06/25/20 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Max Extends Availability of Popular DC Films
"Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice," "Justice League" and "Suicide Squad" are among the titles now available through December 2020.

[06/25/20 - 10:35 AM]
Donnie Wahlberg Hosted Series, "Very Scary People" Returns to HLN , July 12, 9 pm ET/PT
The second season features six two-hour episodes which looks at the lives and crimes that have captivated and terrorized the nation.

[06/25/20 - 10:07 AM]
Demi Lovato Returns to YouTube for New Docuseries - Announced Today at Ninth Annual Newfronts
Returning series include "Instant Influencer with James Charles," "The Creator Games Presented by MrBeast," "A Heist With Markiplier," and "Retro Tech."

[06/25/20 - 09:59 AM]
"Showbiz Kids" Debuts July 14, Exclusively On HBO
The film chronicles the personal and professional price of fame and failure on a child.

[06/25/20 - 09:14 AM]
Netflix, CD Projekt Red, and Studio Trigger Come Together for Global Anime "Cyberpunk: Edgerunners"
The series - set in the same universe as the upcoming game, "Cyberpunk 2077" - will premiere in 2022.

[06/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Channel Hosts a Special Night of Music with Two Programming Events: "Disney Channel Summer Sing-Along" and "Radio Disney Presents ARDYs Summer Playlist" on Friday, July 10
The "Disney Channel Summer Sing-Along" will feature Disney Channel's family of multitalented stars and special guests as they perform iconic songs from Disney Channel Original Movies and more.

[06/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
A new "Ultimate Tag" helps FOX lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/25/20 - 08:03 AM]
MTV Renews Megahit "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" as Season Finale Delivers Highest Ratings in Two Years
Additionally, the episode drew 1.7 million total viewers across L3, solidifying it as the #1 cable series on Thursday night.

[06/25/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Michelle Khare of HBO Max's "Karma" Shares Her Journey as the Host of the New Kid's Competition Series
Khare takes us behind the scenes of her journey as host of HBO Max's new outdoor competition show.

[06/25/20 - 06:35 AM]
2020 "BET Awards" Honors the Memory of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant with a Tribute from Global Superstar Lil Wayne
BET Network also announces Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will be honored with the prestigious Humanitarian Award at the 20th Annual "BET Awards."

[06/25/20 - 06:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Dives in with All-New Baby Shark Animated Preschool Series: "Baby Shark's Big Show!"
Nickelodeon will debut "Baby Shark's Big Show!" with an all-new original holiday special this December, with premieres rolling out across its preschool platforms in spring 2021.

[06/24/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 24
Updates include: Quibi picks up "Gayme Show" for second season; Jade Pettyjohn tapped for ABC's "Big Sky"; and "Big Mouth," "Central Park" to recast voice roles.

[06/24/20 - 02:31 PM]
Hulu Announces Three Original Series Will Be Participating in Comic-Con@Home
"Helstrom," "Solar Opposites" and "Crossing Swords" are all on tap.

[06/24/20 - 02:09 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces a Virtual "Pride Inside" Festival to Celebrate and Commemorate Pride Month
The festival will include musical performances by renowned artists Betty Who, Vincint, The Aces and Greyson Chance.

[06/24/20 - 12:05 PM]
Video: "Jim Jefferies: 'Intolerant'" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the high stakes world of lactose consumption, Jim Jefferies throws caution to the wind.

[06/24/20 - 11:29 AM]
Disney Media Networks and fuboTV Announce Distribution Agreement
Beginning this summer, customers who subscribe to fuboTV's fubo Standard base package will have access to ABC, ABC News Live, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Freeform, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, in-market for SEC Network and ACC Network, FX, FXX, and National Geographic.

[06/24/20 - 11:04 AM]
AMC Announces Special "Better Call Saul" and "Breaking Bad"-Related Programming in July
Plus: AMC will release a new digital short-form series "The Broken and the Bad" on AMC.com on Thursday, July 9.

[06/24/20 - 11:00 AM]
Apple Orders "The Afterparty," A New Comedy Series from Academy Award-Winning Duo Chris Miller and Phil Lord
"The Afterparty" is a murder-mystery comedy set at a high school reunion afterparty.

[06/24/20 - 10:31 AM]
Showtime Makes Changes to Upcoming Schedule; Announces the Acquisition of "We Hunt Together"
Plus: "The Comey Rule" to premiere on Sunday, September 27 and Monday, September 28; and "The Good Lord Bird" gets pushed again, this time to Sunday, October 4.

[06/24/20 - 10:21 AM]
Video: "Road to Race Day" - Trailer - Crackle
For the first time in history, the most exclusive and successful NASCAR motor club, Hendrick Motorsports, has given cameras full access to their team, including mega stars Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson.

[06/24/20 - 10:06 AM]
LMN's Wrong Film Franchise Returns in July with Two New Movies Headlined and Produced by Vivica A. Fox
Look for "The Wrong Wedding Planner" on Friday, July 17 followed by "The Wrong Stepfather" on Friday, July 31.

[06/24/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for "Expecting Amy"
All three episodes of "Expecting Amy" will premiere Thursday, July 9 on HBO Max.

[06/24/20 - 10:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts "OWN Spotlight: Oprah and 100 Black Fathers" to Air June 30 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Tyler Perry, Courtney B. Vance, Michael Render pka Killer Mike and Shaka Senghor are among those featured.

[06/24/20 - 09:53 AM]
New Documentary Shorts Coming Soon to Netflix
"The Claudia Kishi Club," "The Speed Cubers" and "John Was Trying to Contact Aliens" are all on tap in the coming months.

[06/24/20 - 09:19 AM]
Stephen Curry to Crown the World's Greatest Stay-at-Home Athlete in YouTube's "UHC: Ultimate Home Championship"
The competition features some of the most exciting athletes and sports talent on YouTube, including The F2, Ryan García, DeAndre Jordan, Kristopher London, Von Miller, Ronda Rousey and Lindsey Vonn.

[06/24/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Little Voice" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
Featuring original music by Grammy and Tony Award nominee, Sara Bareilles, this is a story about finding your authentic voice - and the courage to use it.

[06/24/20 - 09:02 AM]
Martha Stewart to Star in New Programming for HGTV and Food Network
"Martha Knows Best," a new HGTV series, is tentatively scheduled to air in 2020 and will feature Martha as she completes outdoor projects on the to-do list for her Bedford farm.

[06/24/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Doctors Jodie Whittaker, Matt Smith and David Tennant Come Together for the First Time for a Virtual "Doctor Who" Panel
HBO Max, in partnership with BBC America, is excited to bring audiences aboard the Tardis for a historic, first-ever meeting of The Doctors from the hit BBC sci-fi series.

[06/24/20 - 08:52 AM]
Video: "The Handmaid's Tale" Season 4 Teaser - A Hulu Original
Change never comes easy. Blessed be the squad.

[06/24/20 - 08:22 AM]
Video: "Stateless" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The paths of four diverse strangers intersect at an immigration detention center in the Australian outback.

[06/24/20 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Stays on Top for NBC
The network once again leads the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/24/20 - 07:48 AM]
Video: "Southern Survival" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Laugh along as the BattlBox crew prepares for the worst, testing out products designed to help people survive dangerous situations, including explosions, natural disasters and intruders.

[06/24/20 - 07:03 AM]
"World's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji" Comes to Amazon Prime Video August 14
This 10-episode adventure series, hosted by Bear Grylls and executive produced by Mark Burnett, tells the story of the ultimate expedition race, in which 66 teams from 30 countries race non-stop for 11 days, 24 hours a day, across hundreds of miles of rugged Fijian terrain complete with mountains, jungles and oceans.

[06/24/20 - 06:35 AM]
Additional Performers Announced for the "BET Awards," June 28 on CBS & BET
BET announced today that Black Thought, Jay Rock, Karen Clark Sheard, Kierra Sheard, Mister Jahi, Nas, Public Enemy, Rapsody, Questlove, and YG will join the star-studded lineup of performers.

[06/24/20 - 06:33 AM]
CNN and HLN Announce 2020/2021 Original Series Slate
Emmy Award-winning series "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" will return for its fifth season this summer and the seventh season of "This is Life with Lisa Ling" will return this fall, with new seasons of both series airing in 2021.

[06/24/20 - 04:01 AM]
Sky and AMC Announce Season Two Greenlight of "Gangs of London" - Season One Set to Air on AMC This Fall
The series tells the story of a city being torn apart by the turbulent power struggles of the international gangs that control it and the sudden power vacuum that's created when the head of London's most powerful crime family is assassinated.

[06/23/20 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 23
Updates include: Netflix renews "#BlackAF"; Facebook Watch likewise orders second season of "The Birch"; and Valorie Curry, Eddie Izzard cast in NBC's "Langdon" pilot.

[06/23/20 - 11:01 AM]
Comedian Lil Rel Howery to Bring Big Laughs to a Miniature World as Host of NBC's Tiny New Game Show "Small Fortune"
"I'm really excited to host this very fun and exciting game show," said Howery. "I've played the games and they're not as easy as they look, which is why this show will be so fun to watch. You will want to try some of these creative games at home."

[06/23/20 - 10:47 AM]
Mike Rowe Returns to Discovery Channel in Brand-New Series, "Dirty Jobs: Rowe'd Trip" Premiering July 7
Part reunion, part road-trip, part look-back-special, and part "where-are-they-now," this series highlights everything that made "Dirty Jobs" an "essential" franchise in the first place.

[06/23/20 - 10:16 AM]
Oscar-Nominated Documentary "Virunga" to Adapted Into a Feature Film by Barry Jenkins
Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the Netflix film tells the story of those who worked to save one of the world's most bio-diverse parks & the endangered gorillas inside.

[06/23/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - July 2020
Max Originals landing on the platform include the three-part documentary series "Expecting Amy," an unfiltered and intimate view into comedian Amy Schumer's life on tour creating a stand-up special during her difficult pregnancy.

[06/23/20 - 09:33 AM]
New Premiere Date - National Geographic and Nat Geo WILD's "SharkFest" 2020 Kicks off Sunday, July 19, with Its Biggest Lineup Ever
The annual stunt is being pushed back by one week.

[06/23/20 - 09:15 AM]
Presenters, Special Appearances and On-Air Categories Announced for the "47th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards," Airing June 26 on CBS
The special will feature awards being presented virtually in leading categories, with recipients and other special guests appearing from home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.







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[08/12/20 - 02:02 PM]
Season 12 of NBC's Four-Time Emmy Award-Nominated Athletic Competition Series "American Ninja Warrior" Will Premiere Monday, Sept. 7
Production for the eight-episode series took place in St. Louis at the Dome at America's Center.

[08/12/20 - 01:46 PM]
Video: "HA Comedy Festival: The Art of Comedy" Trailer - HBO Max
This special features Gina Brillon, David del Rosario, Carmen Lynch, Monique Marvez, Pedro Salinas, Jesus Trejo, Mark Viera as well as special appearances from Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria and Danny Trejo.

[08/12/20 - 12:05 PM]
CBS Television Studios Teams with 21CP Solutions to Advise Its Police and Legal Dramas
The group of advisers will be comprised of former senior law enforcement officials, civil rights scholars, lawyers, academics, and community thought leaders in police reform and public safety.

[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 - 11:09 AM]
Video: "Million Dollar Beach House" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the swanky, exclusive Hamptons in New York, the driven real estate agents of Nest Seekers chase multimillion-dollar deals and court drama.

[08/12/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Pure" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Starring Charlie Clive, Kirstie Swain's brilliantly funny, emotive series is based on Rose Cartwright's acclaimed biography.

[08/12/20 - 10:26 AM]
Disney+ to Premiere "Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom" from National Geographic on September 25
Narrated by Josh Gad, the eight-episode docu-series is the ultimate tribute to the parks' magnificent array of more than 300 species and 5,000-plus animals and the herculean tasks their animal care experts undertake to keep things running day and night.

[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"
Darío 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.