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    [sunday, september 27, 2020]    
12:00 AM SYFY magical girl friendship squad: my fated guardians (#101)
[series premiere]
12:15 AM SYFY wild life: bad water (#101)
[series premiere]
3:01 AM ESPN+ 30 for 30: the life and trials of oscar pistorius
[special presentation]
  HBO MAX patira: octubre benigno / encuentros (#101/102)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX stranger (south korea): episode 14 (#214)
6:30 AM CARTOON bakugan: battle planet: superstar dan/awesome brawlers on vacation (#V610)
10:00 AM NICK JR abby hatcher: princess flug goes skiing/mo and bo's big art show (#215)
10:30 AM NICK JR butterbean's café: happy birthday, cricket!/friendly frank! (#218)
11:00 AM VH1 brunch with tiffany: scrapp deleon, monét x change, sonja morgan (#107-60)
[one-hour 1st season finale]
  FYI news cafe: tba (#101)
[series premiere]
  CARTOON ninjago: masters of spinjitzu: queen of the munce (#V1305)
11:15 AM CARTOON ninjago: masters of spinjitzu: trial by mino (#V1306)
11:30 AM NICK JR rainbow rangers: whale of a tale/construction desctruction (#217)
12:00 PM A&E a&e special: alaska 911 (#101)
[one-hour special presentation]
4:00 PM CARTOON dc super hero girls: #thebirdandthebee (#V146)
4:15 PM CARTOON dc super hero girls: #fantasticbeastsandhowtomindthem (#V147)
6:00 PM OXYGEN snapped: wanda haithcock (#2804)
6:30 PM BYUtv relative race: after the finish line: hoyt and williams (#101)
[series premiere]
7:00 PM CBS 60 minutes: tba (#5302)
  NBC football night in america: week 3 (#1504)
  UPtv love unplugged
[original telefilm]
7:30 PM ESPN nba special: boston at miami
8:00 PM ABC 20/20: $ellebrity: the go-to girls - a special edition of 20/20
[two-hour special presentation]
  TLC 90 day fiancé: happily ever after?: tell all part 1 (#516-120)
[two-hour special presentation]
  SMITH air disasters: taxiway turmoil (#1504)
  DISCOVERY alaskan bush people: a bottle for your thoughts (#1206)
  CBS big brother: episode 2223 (#2223)
  SHOWTIME circus, the: full court press (#515)
  The CW cw special, the: iheartradio music festival night 1 2020
[two-hour special presentation]
  COURT TV judgment with ashleigh banfield: tba (#103)
  PBS last tango in halifax: episode two (#402)
  BYUtv malory towers: the slap (#104)
  STARZ power book ii: ghost: the prince (#104)
  HGTV renovation, inc.: starting off rocky (#2R1R05)
  FOX simpsons, the: undercover burns (SI-3119)
[32nd season premiere]
  BBCA top gear: episode four (#2804)
8:20 PM NBC sunday night football: green bay packers at new orleans saints (#3404)
8:30 PM BYUtv dwight in shining armor: guy club (#402)
  SHOWTIME our cartoon president: debate prep (#312)
8:31 PM FOX bless the harts: violet's secret (BHR-201)
[2nd season premiere]
9:00 PM DIY barnwood builders: the graham special (#10R14)
  FOX bob's burgers: dream a little bob of bob (BOB-1001)
[11th season premiere]
  COOKING carnival eats: cheese please! (#1R1R01)
  SHOWTIME comey rule, the: night one (#101/102)
[series premiere]
  SMITH curious life and death of..., the: brittany murphy (#104)
  DISCOVERY expedition to the edge: man overboard (#106)
  FX fargo: welcome to the alternate economy (#401)
[4th season premiere]
  FOOD halloween wars: monster support group (#1003)
  HLN how it really happened with hill harper: james jordan: vanished (#510)
[5th season finale]
  HMC jl family ranch: the wedding gift
[original telefilm]
  ID joe exotic: tigers, lies and cover-up: team tiger (#101)
[series premiere]
  HGTV jungle life: beating the heat in costa rica (#1R2R02)
  ANIMAL PLANET lone star law: suspicious encounters (#812)
  CBS love island: episode 231 (#231)
  HBO lovecraft country: i am. (#07/107)
  DISNEY XD marvel's spider-man: generations
  TRAVEL paranormal caught on camera: top 100: 100-81
  BRAVO real housewives of potomac, the: tba (#509)
  PBS van der valk: death in amsterdam (#5044-120)
[1st season finale]
  NGC wicked tuna: outer banks: reel tension (#714)
9:30 PM FOX family guy: stewie's first word (FG-1719)
[19th season premiere - 350th episode]
  HGTV mexico life: embracing the beauty of san carlos (#512)
10:00 PM PARAMOUNT bar rescue: the dirty truth: anything you can yell, i can yell louder
  HGTV caribbean life: cooking up a bed and breakfast on st. croix (#2012)
  TLC darcey & stacey: race to the altar (#107)
  ID joe exotic: tigers, lies and cover-up: into the eye of the tiger (#102)
  DISCOVERY naked & afraid: foreign exchange: south africa laurent and valerie (#112)
  FOOD outrageous pumpkins: trick-or-treating nightmare (#102)
  TV ONE uncensored: yandy smith-harris (#304)
  HBO vow, the: honesty & disclosure (#06/106)
  BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: wendy williams (#17152)
10:16 PM NGC wicked tuna: outer banks: fish ott of water
10:30 PM BRAVO bravo's chat room: tba (#101)
[series premiere]
  HGTV caribbean life: making a splash on utila (#2013)
  FX fargo: the land of taking and killing (#402)
[new episode - special time]
11:00 PM TLC 90 day pillow talk: happily ever after?: pillow talk: tell all part 1 (#516)
  SHOWTIME desus & mero: new york miracle (#250)
  HBO last week tonight with john oliver: episode 203 (#203/724)
  FUSE sugar and toys: rebooty call (#202)
11:30 PM FUSE that white people shit: that medieval ish (#202)

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 257 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 2059 series
· currently airing (fall 2020) 314 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 119 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 135 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 6 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 1 series
· new in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 189 series
· returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 404 series
· canceled/ended (2018-2019 season) 446 series

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Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX, NBC
The Alphabet's "20/20" helps lead the night in both categories.

[09/26/20 - 08:04 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX, NBC
The Alphabet's "20/20" helps lead the night in both categories.

[09/25/20 - 10:10 AM]
Video: "Dream Home Makeover" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Shea and Syd McGee of Studio McGee help dreams come true for real families looking to update their home tailored to their own unique style.

[09/25/20 - 10:05 AM]
Norah O'Donnell Will Anchor CBS News' Primetime Coverage of the Upcoming Political Debates with Gayle King and John Dickerson, from 9:00-11:00 PM, ET
Coverage begins this Tuesday, September 29 in Cleveland, Ohio.

[09/25/20 - 10:00 AM]
"The Perfect Weapon," A Compelling Overview of Worldwide Cyber Conflict, Debuts October 16
Directed by John Maggio, the film explores the rise of cyber conflict as a primary way in which nations now compete with and sabotage one another.

[09/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Trailer for Max Original "A World of Calm," Launching October 1 on HBO Max
A timely antidote for our modern lives, each half-hour episode takes audiences on an immersive visual journey into another world.

[09/25/20 - 08:58 AM]
The "Ghost Nation" Stars - Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango - Are Back to the Haunt This Ghostober
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[09/25/20 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with CBS
The Eye's "Big Brother" is the only series to post year-to-year gains among adults 18-49.

[09/25/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When high school freshman Kelly Ferguson reluctantly agrees to babysit on Halloween, she is recruited into a secret society of babysitters who protect kids with special powers from monsters.

[09/25/20 - 07:04 AM]
Video: "Someone Has to Die" - Lazaro's Dance - Netflix
In conservative 1950s Spain, the alleged relationship between a young man and a Mexican ballerino creates an uproar of harrowing consequences.

[09/25/20 - 05:08 AM]
Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Verdict in the Trial of the Century, ID Sheds New Light on the O.J. Simpson Case in "O.J. & Nicole: An American Tragedy"
The two-hour documentary film premieres Monday, October 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/25/20 - 02:11 AM]
Video: "Lupin" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Omar Sy is gentleman-thief Assane Diop, coming in January on Netflix.

[09/24/20 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 24
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[09/24/20 - 09:00 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Episodes Return for the 2020 NBA Finals
These special-edition episodes will air during primetime every night of the NBA Finals, beginning with Game One.

[09/24/20 - 06:23 PM]
Netflix Confirms Production of "So Not Worth It," Joining Hands with Korea's Top Sitcom Creators
The sitcom is about the youthful adventures of students with multicultural backgrounds who live in a college dorm.

[09/24/20 - 02:01 PM]
Amblin Television and HBO Max Sign Development Deal for an Original Series Inspired by "Rashomon"
Billy Ray and Virgil Williams will pen the project, which will not be an adaptation but will retain the key plot device of the groundbreaking Kurosawa film.