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    [tuesday, february 23, 2021]    
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[02/23/21 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 23
Updates include: Jon Stewart taps trio for his Apple series; Taylor Kitsch signs onto "The Terminal List" at Amazon; and HBO sets auspices for "The Vanishing Half" adaptation.

[02/23/21 - 07:31 PM]
Video: Hulu Original Documentary "kid 90" Trailer Debut
Soleil Moon Frye's Hulu Original documentary premieres on March 12, only on Hulu.

[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/23/21 - 01:18 PM]
Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman Meet the Supernatural Dark Side in the Return of Their Hit Series "Portals to Hell" - New Episodes Launch Saturday, March 20 on discovery+
Two new episodes begin streaming on March 20; seven additional episodes will continue to launch weekly, every Saturday thereafter.

[02/23/21 - 01:07 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Trailer for Season Two of "City on a Hill"
Season two centers on a federal housing project in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston that is plagued with drug violence and a rightful distrust in local law enforcement.

[02/23/21 - 01:06 PM]
New Showtime(R) Variety Series "Ziwe" to Premiere on Sunday, May 9 at 11 PM ET/PT
The six-episode season will feature interviews, musical numbers, guest stars, sketches and more - including unscripted and unpredictable interactions with everyday people.

[02/23/21 - 01:05 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer for "Couples Therapy" Premiering Sunday, April 18 at 10 PM ET/PT
New episodes will continue to air back-to-back on Sunday nights for four weeks, with the finale airing on May 16.

[02/23/21 - 01:02 PM]
Video: AMC Networks' Newly-Rebranded Streaming Platform ALLBLK Releases Trailer for Powerful Makeover Docuseries "My Mane Problem" Premiering Thursday, March 4
The series features celebrity hairstylist Dr. Boogie - an industry veteran whose clients include Taraji P. Henson, Eve, and Vivica Fox - rescuing clients struggling with deeply affecting hair trauma.

[02/23/21 - 01:01 PM]
Stefon Bristol Returns to Netflix to Direct New Film "Gordon Hemingway & The Realm of Cthulhu" with Spike Lee Producing
Set in East Africa, 1928, the roguish Black American gunslinger Gordon Hemingway teams up with the elite warrior Princess Zenebé of Ethiopia to rescue their kidnapped regent from an ancient evil.

[02/23/21 - 11:01 AM]
A&E and WWE(R) Give Fans the Ultimate Ringside Seat in New 10-Week Original Programming Partnership Starting Sunday, April 18
Highlights include the new series "WWE's Most Wanted Treasures," which takes viewers on a journey to find some of WWE's most iconic, lost memorabilia.

[02/23/21 - 11:00 AM]
Video: TBS Debuts Official Trailer and Photography for "Chad" Premiering April 6
A 14-year-old pubescent Persian boy (Nasim Pedrad) navigates his first year of high school on a mission to become popular.

[02/23/21 - 10:42 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Leads ABC to Demo Victory
Plus: FOX's dramas top the night among total viewers.

[02/23/21 - 10:02 AM]
truTV Greenlights "Backyard Bar Wars," A Hilarious Send-Up of the Classic DIY Competition Series Hosted by Comedian Chris Distefano
The 10-episode half-hour competition series from 44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, will be filmed in and around Los Angeles and will premiere in July 2021.

[02/23/21 - 10:01 AM]
Amblin Television Developing Series Based on Walter Mosley's "Easy Rawlins" Books
Sylvain White will executive produce the series and is also set to direct the pilot episode.

[02/23/21 - 09:08 AM]
Supersized Physical Competition Series "Frogger" in the Hopper at Peacock Based on Beloved Video Game Phenomenon
A fierce and ridiculously fun competition, "Frogger" will feature twelve outrageous obstacle courses or "crossings."

[02/23/21 - 09:02 AM]
"Raising Dion" Season 2 Adds Four New Characters
Rome Flynn, Aubriana Davis, Tracey Bonner and Josh Ventura are all bound for the new season.

[02/23/21 - 08:25 AM]
Rebbi Rosie, Keiynan Lonsdale and Enrique Murciano "Step Up" to Join Christina Milian and Ne-Yo in Starz's Re-Imagined Series
Beginning March 5, the first two seasons of the hit series will be available on Starz across all platforms and airing on Starz Fridays at 8PM ET/PT.

[02/23/21 - 08:06 AM]
EPIX(R) to Debut "Fall River" from Emmy(R) Winning Studio Blumhouse and Executive Producer/Director James Buddy Day
The four-part series will debut on Sunday, May 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/23/21 - 08:05 AM]
Mattel Television and Nickelodeon Announce Plans to Produce an Animated Series and Live-Action Television Movie Musical Based on Iconic Monster High Franchise
The new series follows fan-favorite characters Clawdeen Wolf, Draculaura, and Frankie Stein as they navigate the hilarity of high school in the hallowed halls of Monster High.

[02/23/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Murder Among the Mormons" - Official Trailer - Netflix
High-stakes exploits turn deadly - and shake a global church to its core - in this extraordinary true crime story.

[02/23/21 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Luis Miguel, The Series" Season 2 - Date Announcement - Netflix
Look for new episodes every Sunday starting April 18.

[02/23/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "StarBeam" Season 3 Trailer - Netflix Jr
StarBeam is back with her family and favorite sidekicks to defend Somerset from all the wacky villains trying to stir up trouble and spoil the fun.

[02/23/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Jupiter's Legacy" - Official Teaser - Netflix
From Mark Millar, the mind behind "KICK-ASS" and "Kingsman," comes "Jupiter's Legacy," streaming only on Netflix on May 7.

[02/23/21 - 03:07 AM]
Video: "All or Nothing: Juventus" - First Look Trailer
Go behind-the-scenes of the 2020-21 season in the upcoming series.

[02/22/21 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Amazon taps 29 actors for "Modern Love"; ABC orders drama "Promised Land" to pilot; and Laverne Cox/George Wallace-led "Clean Slate" lands new home at IMDb TV.

[02/22/21 - 12:32 PM]
Tee-rific News! "Holey Moley" Renewed for Seasons 3 and 4!
ABC confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[02/22/21 - 11:51 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Lead Demo Race
Among total viewers: CBS, "60 Minutes" top the night.

[02/22/21 - 11:38 AM]
USA Network's "Miz and Mrs" Returns April 12, Moves to Monday Nights Following WWE(R) "Raw"
In the upcoming six episodes, Mike and Maryse celebrate an anniversary, have a pregnancy scare, and think about joining a country club.

[02/22/21 - 11:11 AM]
Emmy(R), Golden Globe(R) and Screen Actors Guild Winner Gillian Anderson to Star as Eleanor Roosevelt in "The First Lady" (w/t) for Showtime(R)
She joins the previously announced Viola Davis as Michelle Obama and Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford.

[02/22/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Official Trailer and Key Art for Max Original "Persona: The Dark Truth Behind Personality Tests," Premiering March 4
Taking a personality test can provide useful insights into our sense of self, but many may not realize how deeply embedded personality assessments are in everything we do.

[02/22/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "A Week Away" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Troubled teen Will Hawkins (Kevin Quinn) has a run-in with the law that puts him at an important crossroad: go to juvenile detention or attend a Christian summer camp.

[02/22/21 - 10:57 AM]
Video: "The Real World Homecoming: New York" - Teaser - Paramount+
The first roommates are moving back in almost 30 years later.

[02/22/21 - 10:45 AM]
Netflix Renews "Brotherhood" for Season 2
The cast set to reprise their roles includes Seu Jorge, Naruna Costa, Hermila Guedes, Wesley Guimarães and Lee Taylor.

[02/22/21 - 10:09 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces Global Slate of Programming as Part of YouTube Kids & Families $100 Million Commitment to New Content
Highlights include "Super Sema," an animated series created by Kukua, and the first show of the new slate to launch, premiering March 8, on International Women's Day.

[02/22/21 - 09:29 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces "Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry" Live Premiere Event on February 25
The festivities kick off at 6pm PT / 9pm ET, and the event will be available to stream for free through the Apple TV app, Apple Music app, and Eilish's own YouTube channel.

[02/22/21 - 09:29 AM]
Amazon Studios Falls Head-Over-Heels for "I Want You Back" with All-Star Ensemble Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Gina Rodriguez, Scott Eastwood and Manny Jacinto
Production is slated to start early next month in Atlanta.

[02/22/21 - 09:00 AM]
BET+ Lands Macro Television Studios and Hillman Grad Productions "Birth of Cool" Series from Juel Taylor and Tony Rettenmaier
The series orbits around Crispus Attucks High, a predominantly black high school in Compton.

[02/22/21 - 08:49 AM]
The Dramatic New Season of "Mama June: Road to Redemption" Premieres Friday, March 19 at 9PM ET/PT on WE tv
As June Shannon celebrates one year of sobriety, she and her troubled boyfriend Geno quarantined together in Florida, away from her family and children.

[02/22/21 - 08:02 AM]
Mila Kunis to Star in Film Adaptation of Jessica Knoll's Bestseller "Luckiest Girl Alive" at Netflix
The project centers on Ani FaNelli, a sharp-tongued New Yorker who appears to have it all: a sought-after position at a glossy magazine, a killer wardrobe, and a dream Nantucket wedding on the horizon.

[02/22/21 - 08:01 AM]
Smokehouse Pictures and Sports Illustrated Studios to Tackle Explosive True Story of Allegations of Abuse and Cover-up at Ohio State University
The series will further detail the scandal that lasted three decades and left many questioning how this victimization went largely unreported.

[02/22/21 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "The Irregulars" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Welcome to 19th-century London, where The Irregulars - a group of misfits, work to solve supernatural crimes at the behest of Dr. Watson and his elusive partner, Sherlock Holmes.

[02/22/21 - 07:02 AM]
HGTV Orders Nine New One-Hour Episodes of Hit Series "Windy City Rehab" Starring Designer Alison Victoria
Starring designer and home renovation expert Alison Victoria who transforms historic fixer-uppers in her Chicago hometown, "Windy City Rehab" has attracted more than 20 million viewers since its season two premiere.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/22/21 - 06:59 AM]
Starz Picks Up "Gaslit" the Untold Story of Martha Mitchell's Role in Exposing Watergate Starring Julia Roberts and Sean Penn
Matt Ross will direct and executive produce the high-profile series adapted from Slate's award-winning podcast "Slow Burn's" first season about Watergate with showrunner Robbie Pickering.

[02/22/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Cabras da Peste," New Brazilian Film, Premieres on Netflix - Watch the Trailer
A buddy cop movie genre with a Brazilian twist, the film has two policemen with opposite personalities working together to solve a crime and beat a criminal, while developing a very special friendship - in this case, to rescue the beloved Celestina.

[02/22/21 - 12:51 AM]
Netflix Confirmed Korean Original Stand-Up Comedy Special "Lee Su-geun: The Sense Coach"
The comedian they call an "ad-lib genius," Lee Su-geun, joins with Netflix to expand his scope to original stand-up comedy.

[02/21/21 - 08:31 PM]
"Jagame Thandhiram" to Exclusively Release on Netflix
Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, the film tells the story of Suruli, a nomadic gangster who has to choose between good and evil in a war for what one can truly call home.

[02/21/21 - 06:01 PM]
Video: Coming Soon to HBO in 2021
"The Nevers," "Mare of Easttown," "Succession" Season 3, "Insecure" Season 5, "100 Foot Wave," "Tina," and more are coming soon to HBO.

[02/21/21 - 11:06 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share in Demo Victory
CBS however was the most-watched network on another low key evening.

[02/20/21 - 09:01 AM]
Nick Jonas to Pull Double Duty as "Saturday Night Live" Host and Musical Guest on Feb. 27
Jonas will perform his newly announced single, "Spaceman," due out February 25.







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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.