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[02/04/21 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 4
Updates include: Ryan Seacrest exits E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet"; Emily Hampshire to lead proposed "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" reboot; and Nhut Le tapped for HBO Max's "Peacemaker."

[02/04/21 - 08:31 PM]
Netflix's First Telugu Anthology - "Pitta Kathalu" - Brings to Life Stories of Bold Women
The four-part anthology film is directed by four of the finest stalwarts of Telugu cinema - Tharun Bhascker, B.V. Nandini Reddy, Nag Ashwin and Sankalp Reddy.

[02/04/21 - 08:11 PM]
"Summer of Soul (... Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)" Headed to Searchlight Pictures and Hulu
The film is directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and produced by Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein with RadicalMedia serving as creative and production partners.

[02/04/21 - 03:15 PM]
Lifetime's Wendy Williams Movie and Doc Event Ranks as Cable's #1 Movie and Documentary, Making Lifetime Television's #1 Network for the Night
Lifetime spins the numbers for the month of January to date.

[02/04/21 - 02:02 PM]
WE tv Announces New Series "The TS Madison Experience" Premiering March 4 at 10PM ET/PT
Produced by World of Wonder, the six, one-hour episodes follow Madison as she navigates her authentic journey as an internet star while adapting to the new normal of today's world.

[02/04/21 - 01:31 PM]
Starz Greenlights "The Serpent Queen" Period Drama About Catherine de Medici, Renaissance Queen of France
Writer Justin Haythe and director Stacie Passon are among the featured auspices.

[02/04/21 - 01:09 PM]
NBC Greenlights "The Thing About Pam" with Straight-to-Series Order
Two-time Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger is on board to make her broadcast TV debut as both star and executive producer.

[02/04/21 - 12:04 PM]
WarnerMedia Inks First-Look Deal with the Stars of truTV's Breakout Hit, "Impractical Jokers"
Currently ranked as cable's #1 unscripted comedy in 2020, "Impractical Jokers" has been renewed by truTV for a tenth season ahead of its ninth season premiere on Thursday, February 4.

[02/04/21 - 11:54 AM]
Food Network Takes Extreme Culinary Adventure to New Heights in Majestic Six-Episode Event "The Great Food Truck Race: Alaska"
The new season premieres on Sunday, March 7 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network and streams the same day on discovery+.

[02/04/21 - 11:30 AM]
All-New discovery+ Original Hunts the Infamous "Murder Hornet" in "Attack of the Murder Hornets," A Feature Documentary by Filmmaker Michael Paul Stephenson Launching February 20
The international phenomenon of the hornet first struck the nation with ferocity and destructive force last year, as scientists quickly discovered detrimental impacts on other species, such as honeybees.

[02/04/21 - 10:33 AM]
NBC's "Law & Order: Organized Crime" Hits the Streets Thursday, April 1 as Part of Historic Crossover with "Law & Order: SVU"
Plus: "Good Girls" will make its season four premiere on Sunday, March 7; and "Manifest" is back for season three on Thursday, April 1.

[02/04/21 - 09:12 AM]
Peacock Announces Season Three of Stephen King Adaptation "Mr. Mercedes" Premiering on March 4
All 10 episodes will drop at once; while seasons one and two are now streaming on Peacock.

[02/04/21 - 09:05 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals "Life in a Day 2020" Releases New Trailer Ahead of Big Game
The trailer will have its broadcast debut on CBS in the final lead-up to Sunday's Big Game.

[02/04/21 - 09:01 AM]
Netflix Summons "Daniel Spellbound" to Netflix in an All-New Animated Series
In modern-day New York City, magic is real... it's just hidden from the public by sleight of hand and misdirection.

[02/04/21 - 08:31 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Continues Win Streak in Viewers, Demos
The network once again leads the evening in both categories thanks to its "Chicago" dramas.

[02/04/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "City of Ghosts" - New Series Trailer - Netflix Futures
A young girl who discovers stories around her city by communicating directly with the ghosts who inhabit it.

[02/04/21 - 08:17 AM]
27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations
"The Crown" and "Schitt's Creek" lead all TV nominations with five each.

[02/04/21 - 08:00 AM]
Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Begin Production on "The J Team," A New Live-Action Musical Starring Pop Star and Social Media Sensation JoJo Siwa
The 90-minute feature-length film follows a young girl who is kicked out of her dance troupe and forced to rediscover what dance and friendship mean to her while finding her true "sparkle" in the process.

[02/04/21 - 08:00 AM]
"Love It or List It" Star Gets Greenlight for New Series "Tough Love with Hilary Farr"
Eight hour-long episodes are slated to premiere in late 2021 on HGTV.

[02/04/21 - 07:35 AM]
Premiere Episodes of the New CBS Original Series "The Equalizer" and "Clarice" to Get Special Two-Week Multi-Platform Promotional Viewings
Plus: Prime Video Channels will put both shows in front of their paywall during the two week windows, and YouTube will offer the first episodes for free on the CBS YouTube channel.

[02/04/21 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Behind Her Eyes" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife.

[02/04/21 - 06:00 AM]
Netflix Presents a Sneak-Peek of Its Local Content from the Netherlands and Belgium
Highlights include the return of "Into the Night" plus the debut of "Misfit: The Series."

[02/04/21 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Pele" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Against the backdrop of a turbulent era in Brazil, this documentary captures Pelé's extraordinary path from breakthrough talent to national hero.

[02/04/21 - 03:31 AM]
Video: "Dealer" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Tensions erupt when two filmmakers infiltrate an area ruled by gangs to shoot a music video for a rapper in this gritty found-footage series.

[02/04/21 - 02:04 AM]
BBC Two Commissions "Unsolved Histories with Lucy Worsley"
PBS will co-produce the four-part series, which will see historian Lucy Worsley turn sleuth by reopening and completely re-evaluating infamous mysteries.

[02/03/21 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 3
Updates include: Sam Esmail's "Acts of Crime" casts quartet for ABC; Niecy Nash to guest host FOX's "The Masked Singer"; and Sarayu Blue to recur on Apple's "The Shrink Next Door."

[02/03/21 - 03:10 PM]
USA Network's Newest Docu-Comedy "She's the Boss" Premieres Thursday, February 25 at 10:30PM ET/PT
The series follows Nicole Walters, an ambitious, jet-setting entrepreneur who runs a multi-million dollar marketing empire and her husband, Josh Walters, a quirky and devoted stay-at-home lawyer.

[02/03/21 - 02:20 PM]
MotorTrend App Premieres Second Season of the Hit Series "Faster with Finnegan," Hosted by Mike Finnegan of "Roadkill"
Mike Finnegan guides hobbyist mechanics and car lovers across America on how to get more speed from their project vehicles.

[02/03/21 - 01:00 PM]
The CW Gives Early Renewals to 12 Current Series for Next Season
Additionally, The CW is ordering five additional episodes for this season of "Walker," bringing its total episode count for 2020-2021 to 18, and two additional episodes of "Superman & Lois," bringing its total episode count for 2020-2021 to 15.

[02/03/21 - 12:13 PM]
An Incredible Lineup of Country Music Stars to Join the "Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years Of Country Music" Special
The anniversary special will feature performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Kane Brown, Lady A, Little Big Town, Old Crow Medicine Show, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Marty Stuart, Carrie Underwood and Trisha Yearwood.

[02/03/21 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "Each and Every Day" - MTV Documentary Films
The film will make its commercial-free premiere Tuesday, February 16 on MTV.

[02/03/21 - 10:00 AM]
Robert Mills Expands Oversight as Executive Vice President, Unscripted and Alternative Entertainment, Walt Disney Television
"Rob is a respected and accomplished innovator in the unscripted business and his success is reflected in the countless hours of compelling content he has long championed," said Craig Erwich, president of Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment.

[02/03/21 - 09:40 AM]
OWN Premieres "OWN Spotlight: Cicely Tyson" Saturday, February 6 Featuring Never-Before-Seen Interview with Oprah and Miss Tyson
OWN honors the legacy of the late Miss Tyson with this special conversation captured in 2012 at the taping of "Oprah and The Legendary Cast of Roots 35 Years Later."

[02/03/21 - 09:35 AM]
BET and CBS News Present "No Joke: Chris Rock and Gayle King," Premiering Thursday, February 4 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET & BET Her
The program will feature extended excerpts of Rock's recent sit-down interview with "CBS This Morning's" Gayle King from his home, and clips from his recently released special "Total Blackout: The Tamborine Extended Cut."

[02/03/21 - 09:17 AM]
TV One Premieres New Binge-Worthy Episodes of "For My Man" on Thursday, February 11 at 9 P.M. ET/8C
Dive into the journey and mystery of these passionate relationships as they ultimately unfold for the worst.

[02/03/21 - 09:04 AM]
Eight Home Renovation and Interior Design Experts Compete for Stardom and $50,000 in "Design Star: Next Gen"
Hosted by Allison Holker Boss, the six-episode series, sponsored by Wayfair, features eight gifted designers, renovators and social media brand-builders as they compete in intense weekly challenges.

[02/03/21 - 08:24 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Top Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "Big Sky" leads the night among adults 18-49 while a repeat of "NCIS" is the most-watched program overall.

[02/03/21 - 08:16 AM]
Video: "Delilah" First Look Trailer - Coming in March
The new drama comes from acclaimed "Greenleaf" creator Craig Wright, who serves as executive producer along with Charles Randolph-Wright and Oprah Winfrey.

[02/03/21 - 06:15 AM]
The 78th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards Nominees Announced
"The Crown" leads all television nominations with six, followed by "Schitt's Creek" (five), "Ozark" (four) and "The Undoing" (four).

[02/03/21 - 05:59 AM]
Video: "Coming 2 America" Official Trailer #2 - Prime Video
The sequel to the iconic film arrives to Prime Video on March 5.

[02/03/21 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "Tribes of Europa" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the wake of a mysterious global disaster, war rages between the Tribes that have emerged from the wreckage of Europe.

[02/02/21 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 2
Updates include: Tamara Taylor joins NBC's "Law & Order: Organized Crime"; Becki Newton tapped for Netflix's "The Lincoln Lawyer"; and Michael Imperioli, Alec Berg team for HBO project.

[02/02/21 - 01:41 PM]
Don't Stop Believing! The "Finding Bigfoot" Team Returns in "Finding Bigfoot: The Search Continues" Streaming on discovery+ Monday, Feb. 8
Animal Planet's intrepid team returns, together for the first time in three years, to travel to hotspots in the U.S. to once and for all prove the elusive Bigfoot exists.

[02/02/21 - 01:34 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "New Year New Movies!" Programming Event Boosts Network to Become #1 Most-Watched on Weekends in 2021 To-Date
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/02/21 - 01:00 PM]
Robert Downey Jr., Tiffany Haddish and Metallica to Appear on "A Late Show: Super Bowl Edition," Sunday, Feb. 7
Said installment will follow late local news after CBS Sports' broadcast of Super Bowl LV, on the CBS Television Network.

[02/02/21 - 12:31 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires Worldwide Rights for Underwater Exploration Feature "Playing with Sharks" Out of Sundance
The film documents the life of Australian icon, conservationist and filmmaker Valerie Taylor.

[02/02/21 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Amend: The Fight for America" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The six-part docuseries explores the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution - which promised liberty and equal protection for all persons in 1868 - as America's most enduring hallmark of democracy.

[02/02/21 - 10:05 AM]
"Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten" Examines the Tulsa Race Massacre 100 Years Later
The new documentary, premiering Monday, May 31 on PBS, examines this deadly assault on the 100th anniversary of the crime in the context of other racial massacres and police killings.

[02/02/21 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Science Series "Nova" Announces First Collaboration with Acclaimed Filmmaker Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films on a New Documentary: "Medical Racism" (w.t.)
Slated to premiere in late 2022 on PBS, the two-hour film will explore racism's devastating impacts on Black Americans' health and solutions for an equitable future.

[02/02/21 - 10:01 AM]
Ramin Bahrani to Adapt, Direct and Produce Film Adaptation of Aravind Adiga's Acclaimed 2020 Novel "Amnesty" for Netflix
Bahrani also wrote, directed and produced the recently released Netflix film "The White Tiger" based on Aravind Adiga's New York Times bestseller and Man Booker Prize-winning novel.







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[04/17/21 - 10:08 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Blue Bloods"
The Eye holds off the competition in total viewers, shares the demo crown with ABC and FOX.

[04/17/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Haunted" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
More real people share scary stories from their past - and the truth is terrifying.

[04/16/21 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 16
Updates include: Frances Fisher boards USA's "The Sinner"; John Ortiz tapped for ABC's "Promised Land"; and Netflix eyes new series set in the "Castlevania" universe.

[04/16/21 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "The Naked Director" Season 2 - Date Announcement - Netflix
Season two drops Thursday, June 24 on the streaming service.

[04/16/21 - 03:30 PM]
93rd Oscars(R) Performers Kick Off Oscar(R) Sunday
Celeste, H.E.R., Leslie Odom Jr., Laura Pausini, Daniel Pemberton, Molly Sandén and Diane Warren will perform the five nominated original songs in their entirety for "Oscars(R): Into the Spotlight," the lead-in to the 93rd Oscars.

[04/16/21 - 02:26 PM]
FOX to Shuffle Thursday Lineup Starting April 29
Repeats of "Name That Tune" will inherit the "Hell's Kitchen" slot at 8:00/7:00c, followed by "Last Man Standing" at 9:00/8:00c and newcomer "Let's Be Real" at 9:30/8:30c (replacing "The Moodys").

[04/16/21 - 02:00 PM]
discovery+ True Crime Highlights - Weeks of April 26 and May 3
"When Philip Met Missy" and "Queen of Meth" are among the latest additions in the coming weeks.

[04/16/21 - 12:02 PM]
FX Sets Date for Renowned Artist David Choe's TV Canvas "The Choe Show"
FX will air all five episodes of the series on Friday, June 25 beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/16/21 - 10:01 AM]
Ballroom Competition Series "Legendary" Returns May 6 on HBO Max
This season features 10 new houses igniting the catwalk to battle for the legendary trophy and the $100,000 cash prize.

[04/16/21 - 10:00 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Night in Viewers, Demos
"Grey's Anatomy" tops the charts for the Alphabet among adults 18-49.

[04/16/21 - 09:02 AM]
This Is Where It All Started - The Final Season of "Castlevania" Arrives May 13
Netflix confirmed the news on social media today.

[04/16/21 - 08:20 AM]
New Blood Ignites Flames on Season Six of "Growing Up Hip Hop" Premiering Thursday, May 13 at 9 PM ET on WE tv
Grammy Award-winning producer Stevie J, daughter Savannah and son Stevie Jr., as well as famed industry vet Luther "Uncle Luke" Campbell and daughter Cree, join the stacked cast this year.

[04/16/21 - 07:59 AM]
Starz Picks Up "Shining Vale" Horror Comedy Series Starring Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear and Mira Sorvino
Merrin Dungey, Gus Birney and Dylan Gage also star in the project, from Jeff Astrof and Sharon Horgan.

[04/16/21 - 07:00 AM]
Danish Drama "Blinded - Those Who Kill" Debuts Exclusively on Acorn TV on Monday, May 10
The series revolves around an unsolved case in which three young men were killed within a few months.

[04/16/21 - 05:30 AM]
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry Guests on Nickelodeon's Brand-New Earth Day Special, "Nick News: Kids and the Impact of Climate Change"
The hour-long special will tackle environmental issues, educate kids on the importance of protecting the planet and empower action through stories of kids and families across the country who are working to address the effects of climate change in their communities.