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[08/23/20 - 08:46 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Playoffs Sparks ABC Victory
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/22/20 - 02:55 PM]
Video: Zack Snyder Releases Tease for the Director's Cut of "Justice League" Coming to HBO Max in 2021
Snyder released the tease today at the DC Fandome event.

[08/22/20 - 08:43 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Keep Demo Crown
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/21/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 21
Updates include: Showtime axes "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels"; Netflix opts against new seasons of "I Am Not Okay with This," "The Society"; and Liz Brixius, Matt Tarses land new series projects.

[08/21/20 - 07:12 PM]
MTV Adds The CW Network to 2020 "VMAs" Simulcast as Iconic Awards Show Pays Homage to New York City on Sunday, August 30th at 8pm ET
The iconic awards show, which this year will pay homage to New York City and its resilience, will also air across 11 ViacomCBS brands, in addition to The CW.

[08/21/20 - 11:40 AM]
Season 2 of "The Kelly Clarkson Show," Hosted by Grammy and Emmy Award-Winning Talk Show Host Kelly Clarkson, Will Premiere on Monday, Sept. 21
In addition, the show will air five additional original episodes the week of September 14 as a countdown for the season two launch on September 21.

[08/21/20 - 10:21 AM]
Caught on Camera: New Season of "What on Earth?" Premieres August 27
In an all new season, viewers will embark on an extraordinary journey as they travel around the globe, discovering the truth behind these mysteries thanks to state-of-the-art aerial imaging and analysis from the world's leading investigators and scientists.

[08/21/20 - 10:00 AM]
Theresa Helmer Promoted to Newly Established Leadership Role to Strengthen Disney Channel's Inclusive Storytelling
Ms. Helmer has been with Disney since 2014, most recently serving as director, Social Media Strategy, in Disney Channel's Marketing group.

[08/21/20 - 09:19 AM]
Peacock Announces Robust Original Film Slate Featuring "Anthony," "The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show" and "Black Boys" Launching in September
Additionally, the critically acclaimed documentary "A Most Beautiful Thing" and Emilio Estevez's "The Public" will begin streaming exclusively on Peacock beginning in September.

[08/21/20 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Pushes CBS in Front
The Eye takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/20/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 20
Updates include: Comedy Central pulls the plug on "Tosh.0" after 12 seasons; Sarah Cooper lands comedy at CBS; and FOX's "The Masked Singer" resumes production.

[08/20/20 - 11:31 AM]
VH1 Greenlights New Seasons of "RuPaul's Drag Race," "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" and "Untucked"
In the upcoming 13th season, the juggernaut series will welcome a new batch of drag queens ready to prove why they're "America's Next Drag Superstar."

[08/20/20 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - September 2020
New series announced for the month include "Haute Dog," "The Great Pottery Throw Down" and "The Murders at White House Farm."

[08/20/20 - 10:17 AM]
TV One Wraps Production of the Original Film "Don't Waste Your Pretty" Starring Keri Hilson, Redaric Williams, Deborah Joy Winans, Jasmine Burke, Kaye Singleton and Rainey Branch
The film, written by Katrina O'Gilvie, is based on the eponymous novel penned by award-winning author and media personality Demetria L. Lucas is slated to premiere in 2021.

[08/20/20 - 10:13 AM]
Colin Quinn Headlines and Directs "Summer of 2020: A Drive-In Comedy Special" for HBO Max
Directed by Quinn, who will also perform, the special is part documentary and part standup showcase.

[08/20/20 - 10:12 AM]
"2 Dope Queens'" Phoebe Robinson Brings First Solo Stand-Up Comedy Special to HBO Max
"I feel like Susan Lucci when she finally won a Daytime Emmy(R) (this reference is for my mom). It took twelve years to get here, but here I am," said Robinson.

[08/20/20 - 10:11 AM]
Aida Rodriguez Stand-Up Comedy Special Coming to HBO Max
"I'm excited about my first hour-long special and I'm thankful that HBO Max believed in me enough to create a place for my voice," said Rodriguez. "They have been a great partner every step of the way."

[08/20/20 - 10:02 AM]
Syfy to Debut First Two "TZGZ" Animated Originals, "Magical Girl Friendship Squad" and "Wild Life," on Saturday, September 26
Quinta Brunson, Ana Gasteyer, Claudia O'Doherty and John Reynolds are among the featured cast members.

[08/20/20 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Astronaut Comedy Series "Moonbase 8" Starring Fred Armisen, Tim Heidecker and John C. Reilly
The six-episode series is a workplace comedy that follows three subpar astronauts living at NASA's Moon Base Simulator with high hopes of being chosen to travel to the moon.

[08/20/20 - 10:00 AM]
Avantika Vandanapu to Star and Manjari Makijany to Direct "Spin," A Newly Greenlit Disney Channel Original Movie
"Spin" follows an Indian American teen who discovers her artistic side through the unique world of DJ culture and learns she has a passion for creating mixes that blend the textures of her Indian heritage and the world around her.

[08/20/20 - 09:30 AM]
Season 2 of Tong Wars Drama Series "Warrior," Based on the Writings of Martial Arts Legend Bruce Lee, Debuts October 2 Exclusively on Cinemax
Season two follows rival Chinatown tongs, the Hop Wei and the Long Zii, as they fight for dominance amidst the growing anti-Chinese racism that threatens to destroy them all.

[08/20/20 - 09:10 AM]
Video: "Love, Guaranteed" - Official Film Trailer - Netflix
To save her small law firm, earnest lawyer Susan (Rachael Leigh Cook) takes a high-paying case from Nick (Damon Wayans Jr.), a charming new client who wants to sue a dating website that guarantees love.

[08/20/20 - 08:58 AM]
Video: "Madagascar: A Little Wild" (Official Trailer) - A Hulu Original
Join your fave friends, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman on September 7 as they grow up in the wildest jungle of all: New York City!

[08/20/20 - 08:42 AM]
BET Announces Premiere of "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" & "Tyler Perry's Assisted Living," Airing on Wednesday, September 2nd
The former is returning for its seventh season, that picks up five years later.

[08/20/20 - 08:31 AM]
Video: E!'s "The Bradshaw Bunch" Premieres Thursday, September 17
From real-life hijinks to juggling football, fame and farm life, unpredictable hilarity ensues as Bradshaw and family gives viewers a peek into rural living in Oklahoma.

[08/20/20 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos; NBC Leads Total Viewers
"Big Brother" pushes the Eye in front among adults 18-49.

[08/20/20 - 07:01 AM]
"The Right Stuff" from National Geographic Lands on Disney+ with Two-Episode Premiere on October 9
Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O'Donoghue, James Lafferty, Aaron Staton, Michael Trotter and Micah Stock star in the project.

[08/20/20 - 07:00 AM]
Starz Commences Production on Season Three of Critically Acclaimed Anthology Series "The Girlfriend Experience" in London
Julia Goldani Telles stars this season as Iris, a neuroscience major and novice girlfriend.

[08/20/20 - 07:00 AM]
Gillian Anderson and Emma Corrin Join Olivia Colman in Season Four of "The Crown," Arriving November 15th
Netflix broke the news on social media this morning.

[08/19/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 19
Updates include: Comedy Central nixes seventh season of "Drunk History"; Sarah Hyland to star in ABC's "Yours, Mine & Paul's"; and Sophie Okonedo, Kae Alexander among latest cast in Amazon's "Wheel of Time."

[08/19/20 - 10:11 PM]
Anne-Marie, GRM Daily and Sidemen's Behzinga to Be Focus of YouTube Originals' Autumn Documentaries
In Autumn 2020, YouTube Originals in the UK will release three new documentaries which represent compelling profiles of UK voices and organisations.

[08/19/20 - 01:31 PM]
Video: "Ravi Patel's Pursuit of Happiness" Trailer and Key Art Now Available
The four-part docuseries follows Ravi Patel as he travels the world seeking answers surrounding life's universal questions.

[08/19/20 - 01:24 PM]
Sundance Now's New Swedish Conspiracy Drama "We Got This" to Premiere on Thursday, September 3
With a mix of dark comedy and thrilling conspiracy, this six-part series is based on true speculations of the real-life murder of a former Swedish prime minister.

[08/19/20 - 10:02 AM]
WE tv's Spinoff Series "Life After Lockup" Returns with a Four-Part Self-Shot Event Beginning Friday, September 11 at 9 PM ET / 8 PM CT
A truly fresh new take on fast-paced and heart-wrenching storytelling, this special event features a mix of unseen footage and self-shot stories captured during quarantine using cell phones, Go Pros, video diaries, and interviews recorded on Skype.

[08/19/20 - 10:00 AM]
Apple's Breakout Hit Comedy "Ted Lasso" Scores Season Two Pick Up
The fourth episode of the sports smash comedy will premiere globally this Friday, August 21 on Apple TV+.

[08/19/20 - 09:42 AM]
Season 2 of "Dark Desire" Is Officially Coming
The series has seduced 35 million households around the world in its first 28 days - making it the hottest non-English season 1 to-date.

[08/19/20 - 09:30 AM]
UCP Inks Overall Deal with Tanya Saracho, Creator and Showrunner of "Vida" & Launches Latinx Talent Lab
As part of the deal, Saracho will establish a lab and incubator program aimed to nurture, amplify, guide, and empower intersectional Latinx voices.

[08/19/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max's "Class Action Park" Trailer and Key Art Now Available
The documentary reveals the truth about New Jersey's Action Park; widely regarded as the world's most dangerous amusement park and a staple of growing up in the New York/New Jersey area in the '80s and '90s.

[08/19/20 - 08:46 AM]
Introducing the Epic Cast of Guillermo del Toro's Stop-Motion "Pinocchio" Film
The Netflix film features newcomer Gregory Mann as Pinocchio, Ewan McGregor as Cricket and David Bradley as Gepetto.

[08/19/20 - 08:31 AM]
"Unsolved Mysteries" Volume 2 Premieres October 19
Netflix revealed the date on social media this morning.

[08/19/20 - 08:27 AM]
Video: "Nice One!" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The Ron Funches-hosted game show launches this Monday, August 24.

[08/19/20 - 08:23 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent"
The network easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/19/20 - 07:30 AM]
"American Idol" All-Star Judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Host Ryan Seacrest Set to Return for Season 4 on ABC
The search for the next singing sensation is currently underway with "Idol Across America" remote virtual auditions taking place across all 50 states.

[08/19/20 - 06:15 AM]
Peacock Adds NBC Sports on Peacock to Free Channels
Debuting August 24, the channel will stream daytime live sports talk programming, including "PFT Live with Mike Florio," "The Dan Patrick Show," and "The Rich Eisen Show."

[08/19/20 - 06:01 AM]
"Warrior Nun" Renewed for a Second Season
Netflix broke the news to the cast on a video posted this morning.

[08/19/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "On the Rocks" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother and writer (Rashida Jones) teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father (Bill Murray) to tail her husband (Marlon Wayans) in a bittersweet comedy about relationships.

[08/19/20 - 03:04 AM]
Video: "Baby" Season 3 - Official Date Announcement - Netflix
The series returns for one last season on September 16, with the secrets and truths of its young protagonists, only on Netflix.

[08/18/20 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 18
Updates include: "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" comes to an end at Netflix; "Supernatural" begins filming on final episodes; and Rachel Weisz to star in "Dead Ringers" TV series for Amazon.

[08/18/20 - 10:04 PM]
"Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice" Lands on Netflix
The award-winning documentary feature from Thailand directed by journalist-filmmaker Pailin Wedel, will be available on service starting September 15.

[08/18/20 - 12:11 PM]
Megastar Amr Diab Returns to Drama in a Netflix Global Show
Amr Diab is the winner of 7 World Music Awards and 6 African Music Awards.







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[10/20/20 - 03:00 PM]
This January, FOX Brings the Drama with All-New Seasons of "9-1-1," "9-1-1: Lone Star," "The Resident" and "Prodigal Son"
"9-1-1" and "9-1-1: Lone Star" will air back-to-back on Mondays; while "Prodigal Son" is moving to Tuesdays following "The Resident."

[10/20/20 - 01:10 PM]
Netflix Reveals Stats and Facts About Its Top Movies in the Last Few Months
"Enola Holmes" (76 million), "American Murder: The Family Next Door" (52 million), "The Old Guard" (78 million), "Project Power" (75 million) and "The Kissing Booth 2" (66 million) are among the mentioned audiences.

[10/20/20 - 11:32 AM]
"OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN The Conversation - Vote!" Premieres Tonight at 9p ET/PT
Special guests include Yvette Nicole Brown, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Valerie Jarrett, Tina Knowles Lawson, and Nneka Ogwumike.

[10/20/20 - 11:30 AM]
Bravo Greenlights Culinary Competition Show "Top Chef Amateurs"
Hosted by Gail Simmons and produced by Magical Elves, Bravo's newest culinary competition series gives talented home cooks the opportunity of lifetime to test their skills in the illustrious "Top Chef" kitchen.

[10/20/20 - 11:01 AM]
CMT Megahit "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" Returns for Landmark Season 15 on Tuesday, November 24th at 10PM ET/PT
Additionally, the series premiere will simulcast on sister network MTV.

[10/20/20 - 11:00 AM]
Jon M. Chu to Direct Lucasfilm's "Willow" Series for Disney+ with Warwick Davis and Ron Howard Returning
Howard, director of the original "Willow" film, returns as executive producer on the series with Bob Dolman, writer of the original film, serving as consulting producer.

[10/20/20 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Orders Limited Series "The Son"
The limited series will star and be executive produced by Nine Stories' Jake Gyllenhaal.

[10/20/20 - 10:13 AM]
It's a Miracle! "Fleabag's" Andrew Scott Narrates BBC America's "Earth's Great Seasons"
Each episode explores how animals and plants rise to the challenges of the natural world throughout the year.

[10/20/20 - 10:06 AM]
Jamie Foxx to Executive Produce and Star in "Day Shift" for Netflix
Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year old daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires.

[10/20/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Official Trailer and Key Art - Hulu's "Eater's Guide to the World"
Join narrator Maya Rudolph on a quest to find the most unexpected places to score an epic meal, while drinking and dining with the locals along the way.

[10/20/20 - 10:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant" - Official Trailer
Starring Kaley Cuoco, the eight-episode limited series is a story of how an entire life can change in one night.

[10/20/20 - 09:33 AM]
Lifetime Signs Emmy-Winning Lifestylist Sandra Lee to Help Host "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Holiday Movie Slate
Slated to launch Thanksgiving week, the special lifestyle pieces will focus on making the holidays festive and easy with ideas ranging from decorating and baking to gift giving and holiday savings.

[10/20/20 - 09:30 AM]
Video: Shawn Mendes Netflix Documentary "In Wonder" Trailer Released
The documentary is a heartfelt look at a songwriter and performer wrestling with the pressures of stardom and the emotional tolls of coming-of-age while the world watches.

[10/20/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Trash Truck" New Series Trailer - Netflix Jr
Six-year-old Hank and his best buddy - a giant honking, snorting trash truck - go on lots of fun adventures, from learning to fly to going to the movies.

[10/20/20 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces Six New "The Price Is Right" and "Let's Make a Deal" Themed Primetime Specials
Look for the first from both series on Tuesday, October 27.