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[05/01/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 1
Updates include: Gabriel Luna back as "Marvel's Ghost Rider" at Hulu; Jaden Smith to star as Kanye West in Showtime's "Omniverse"; and Disney+ eyes TV series based on "Willow."

[05/01/19 - 03:03 PM]
Netflix Makes Exclusive First-Look Deal with Director, Producer, and Academy Award Winning Actress Regina King
King's production company Royal Ties is entering into the first-look deal to produce films and series for Netflix.

[05/01/19 - 12:22 PM]
HBO Europe's Original Drama Series "Blinded by the Lights" Available to U.S. Viewers Today
Based on Jakub Zulczyk's bestselling novel of the same name, the series follows a week in the life of Kuba (Kamil Nozynski), a notorious Warsaw cocaine dealer, as his meticulously ordered world begins to sink into chaos.

[05/01/19 - 11:50 AM]
Entertainment One and Brad Peyton Announce "Albedo" Starring Evangeline Lilly for Bell Media and Vudu
One-hundred-fifty years in the future, detective Vivien Coleman is dispatched to the edge of our solar system to investigate a scientist's mysterious death on board an isolated space station.

[05/01/19 - 11:40 AM]
Discovery Channel to Premiere "Jeremy Wade's Dark Waters" Friday, May 3
The series originated on Animal Planet beginning last month.

[05/01/19 - 11:00 AM]
USA Network Sets Premiere Date for Final Season of "Suits" and New Spinoff Series "Pearson"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Wednesday, July 17 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c respectively.

[05/01/19 - 10:05 AM]
PBS Summer Slate Celebrates the Cultural Milestones and Technological Triumphs of the Summer of 1969
Celebrating the golden anniversaries of pivotal moments and movements in U.S. history - gay liberation, the lunar landing and Woodstock - PBS will premiere new specials and limited series.

[05/01/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Succession" Returns for Its Second Season This August, Exclusively on HBO
Beginning where season one dramatically left off, season two follows the Roy family as they struggle to retain control of their empire, and while the future looks increasingly uncertain, it is the past that threatens to ultimately destroy them.

[05/01/19 - 08:48 AM]
Stats from Hulu's 2019 Upfront
The streaming service has surpassed 28 million total customers: 26.8 million paid subscribers and 1.3 million promo.

[05/01/19 - 08:47 AM]
E! Expands to Four Hours of Fashion-Forward Coverage with "Live from the Red Carpet: The 2019 Met Gala" This Monday, May 6th Beginning at 5PM ET/2PM PT
E!'s comprehensive multi-platform coverage includes a four-hour live television event, as well as unparalleled digital and social coverage.

[05/01/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Top Honors in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" pushes the Eye in front in both categories over NBC.

[05/01/19 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "The Handmaid's Tale" Trailer and "Veronica Mars" Teaser
The new season of "The Handmaid's Tale" premieres Wednesday, June 5; and "Veronica Mars" premieres all episodes on Friday, July 26.

[05/01/19 - 07:19 AM]
Joe Tessitore, Booger McFarland and Lisa Salters to Debut as ESPN's New Commentator Team in "Monday Night Football's" 50th Season
This fall, McFarland will move from his field-level analyst position in 2018 to the booth, alongside Tessitore.

[05/01/19 - 06:05 AM]
Hulu Unveils Four New Series Orders, Two Freshman Comedy Renewals, Strategic Partnership for Food Originals, Brand New Ad Offering and More at Hulu '19 Presentation
"Pen15" and "Ramy" are both due back for second seasons while newcomers include "Marvel's Ghost Rider," "Marvel's Helstrom," "Nine Perfect Strangers" and "The Dropout."

[05/01/19 - 04:00 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to Air Live Following Both Nights of the First Democratic Debate, Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27
This will mark the 20th and 21st time "The Late Show" has broadcast live.

[04/30/19 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 30
Updates include: Vincent Cassel cast in new season of HBO's "Westworld"; Liz Meriwether inks new overall with 20th; and Lynn Shelton to helm "Little Fires Everywhere" at Hulu.

[04/30/19 - 02:31 PM]
"Empire" Renewed for a Sixth Season on FOX
"'Empire' continues to break barriers with its emotionally powerful storytelling, and it remains a core part of the FOX legacy," said Michael Thorn.

[04/30/19 - 01:27 PM]
Scott Wolter Excavates America's Lost History in "America Unearthed" on Travel Channel
New episodes kick off Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[04/30/19 - 01:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Hit Drama Series "The Chi" for a Third Season
"'The Chi' revels in revealing the beating heart of the South Side of Chicago," said Gary Levine. "We, like our viewers, have fallen in love with these characters and we remain eager to see where Lena [Waithe] and her fellow artists will take them in season three."

[04/30/19 - 11:43 AM]
Two Deaths, Three Days, One Mansion - ID Investigates Mysterious Deaths in Two-Hour Special Event "Rebecca Zahau: An ID Murder Mystery"
The two-hour special event premieres Monday, May 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/30/19 - 11:19 AM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Brendan Schaub You'd Be Surprised"
A modern-day renaissance man, the former college football player, retired mixed martial arts fighter and current talk-show host takes center stage on premium television for the first time in a stand-up comedy special as he shares his tale and completes a life-long dream.

[04/30/19 - 10:08 AM]
Get Lost in the Mystery on Tuesday, July 9 When "The Disappearance" Debuts on WGN America
The series centers around the unexplained and sudden disappearance of a 10-year-old boy, and the investigation that leaves a devastating and unforeseen impact on every member of the family.

[04/30/19 - 10:06 AM]
Cuteness Overload Returns to TLC's Tuesday Lineup with the Premieres of "Outdaughtered" and "Sweet Home Sextuplets"
Look for said returns on June 11 and May 28, respectively.

[04/30/19 - 09:22 AM]
Higher Ground Announces Upcoming Slate of Projects Exclusive to Netflix
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company in partnership with Netflix today announced the company's initial slate of upcoming projects.

[04/30/19 - 09:12 AM]
Paramount Network Greenlights "68 Whiskey" from Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television Studios
"68 Whiskey" is a dark comedy following a multicultural mix of men and women deployed as Army medics to a forward operating base in Afghanistan nicknamed "The Orphanage."

[04/30/19 - 09:01 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Announces Multi-Platform Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
Highlights include the one-hour documentary "The Day We Walked on the Moon," which relives those iconic 24 hours through the surprising revelations of the men and women who were there and those impacted across the globe.

[04/30/19 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Split Demo Honors
The Peacock however is the most-watched network overall.

[04/30/19 - 08:15 AM]
New Series Highs for "Game of Thrones" and "Barry"
HBO further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 28.

[04/30/19 - 08:07 AM]
New Episodes of "Lip Sync Battle" Return May 30 at 10pm ET/PT on Paramount Network
Among the latest on tap: Jason Schwartzman, Prince Royce, Nico Tortorella, Lele Pons, Molly Bernard, Rotimi and Big Bird.

[04/30/19 - 12:03 AM]
Netflix Joins Forces with SK Global, Jon M. Chu, and Nattawut Poonpiriya to Bring the Thai Cave Rescue Story to the World
"This is an opportunity for me as a filmmaker - and also a Thai citizen - to write a Thank you letter to the rest of the world," said Poonpiriya, who will also serve as a director on the project.

[04/29/19 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 29
Updates include: Phil Lord and Chris Miller eyed for "Spider-Verse" TV series at Sony; Octavia Spencer inks overall deal with 20th; and USA's "Dare Me" casts pair.

[04/29/19 - 04:12 PM]
ABC News Announces Diane Sawyer Television Event Documenting the Impact of Screen Time, Technology and Social Media on Families Across the Country, Friday, May 3
"ScreenTime: Diane Sawyer Reporting," a two-hour special, airs Friday, May 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/29/19 - 03:54 PM]
MTV's 2019 "VMAs" Will Take Place Monday, August 26th at 9PM ET/PT Live from New Jersey's Prudential Center
Music's biggest stars and fans will celebrate the year's most iconic videos with electrifying performances, viral moments and a new, first-of-its-kind immersive fan experience.

[04/29/19 - 03:36 PM]
Netflix Renews "On My Block" for Season 3
The cast set to reprise their roles include Sierra Capri, Jason Genao, Brett Gray, Diego Tinoco and Jessica Marie Garcia.

[04/29/19 - 03:13 PM]
Bravo Media's "Vanderpump Rules" Three Part Reunion Begins Monday, May 6 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down with Lisa Vanderpump and her current and former SURvers Ariana Madix, Brittany Cartwright, Jax Taylor, James Kennedy, Katie Maloney, Kristen Doute, Lala Kent, Scheana Shay, Stassi Schroeder, Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz.

[04/29/19 - 02:01 PM]
CBS Announces the New Special "Unraveling the Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell" to Air Thursday, May 16
During this 30-minute special retrospective, series stars Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco take viewers behind the scenes of the longest-running multi-camera comedy series in television history.

[04/29/19 - 01:36 PM]
Showtime(R) Doubles Down on "Desus & Mero," Bringing Fans the Show Two Nights a Week for a Special Summer Run
The network's first-ever late-night talk show will air two nights a week starting Monday, May 6 and will air Monday and Thursday nights at 11:00/10:00c all summer long, up until its August hiatus beginning Monday, August 5.

[04/29/19 - 12:33 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Comedy "Black Monday" for a Second Season
The series will resume production on 10 episodes later this year for a 2020 debut on the network.

[04/29/19 - 12:03 PM]
Hulu's Highly Anticipated Upcoming Limited Series "Little Fires Everywhere" Announces Additional Series Regulars
Jade Pettyjohn, Jordan Elsass, Gavin Lewis, Megan Stott and Lexi Underwood join the previously cast Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington and Rosemarie DeWitt.

[04/29/19 - 11:45 AM]
"What Just Happened??! With Fred Savage": Fictional Sci-Fi Thriller "The Flare" Gets After-Show, Co-Created and Hosted by Emmy Award Nominee Fred Savage, to Premiere Sunday, June 30, on FOX
The half-hour hybrid comedy/talk show will feature multiple segments, including authentic sit-down celebrity interviews, set visits and interviews with the "cast," as well as discussions with fans and more.

[04/29/19 - 10:01 AM]
"True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality," A Look at the Legacy and Impact of Extreme Incarceration and Centuries of Racial Inequality in America, Debuts June 26 on HBO
In the last half-century, America has become the nation with the highest rate of incarceration in the world, authorized the execution of hundreds of condemned prisoners and continued to struggle to recover from a long history of racial injustice.

[04/29/19 - 09:59 AM]
CBS All Access Renews "The Twilight Zone" for Season Two
The series' first five episodes are now available with new episodes dropping weekly on Thursdays.

[04/29/19 - 08:32 AM]
BBC One and Netflix's "Dracula" Announces Further Cast
Joining Claes Bang as Dracula will be Jonathan Aris, Sacha Dhawan, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Catherine Schell, Youssef Kerkour and Clive Russell.

[04/29/19 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Broadcast Charts with "American Idol"
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/29/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - "The Society" on Netflix
The 10-episode series follows a group of teenagers who are mysteriously transported to a facsimile of their wealthy New England town without any trace of their parents.

[04/29/19 - 06:32 AM]
Video: "The Mechanism" - Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new season premieres Friday, May 10, only on Netflix.

[04/28/19 - 05:49 PM]
Korean Epic Fantasy Drama "Arthdal Chronicles" Comes to Netflix in June
It is a story of mythical heroes, their struggle, unity and love of people living in a virtual land called Arth.

[04/28/19 - 08:22 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, NHL Win Demo Race
The Peacock's postseason coverage leads the night among adults 18-49.

[04/27/19 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Leads Total Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with NBC
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" is the top program in both categories last night.

[04/26/19 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 26
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Santa Clarita Diet" after three seasons; TBS formally calls it quits on "Wrecked"; and Kevin Lau inks overall deal with HBO.







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[09/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
Emmy-Winning Writer And Producer Donick Cary Signs First-Look Animation Producing Deal with Comedy Central Productions
As part of his deal, Cary will develop his own ideas, and work with other talent and creators to identify and develop animated properties for Comedy Central and other platforms.

[09/18/19 - 08:40 AM]
"The Boondocks" to Return on HBO Max
The series from creator Aaron McGruder will launch in Fall 2020 with a 50-minute special.

[09/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"America's Got Talent" is the top draw last night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/17/19 - 08:01 PM]
The New Bachelor Revealed on Tonight's "Bachelor in Paradise" Season Finale
The 24th season of ABC's hit romance reality series "The Bachelor" premieres in January 2020.

[09/17/19 - 07:16 PM]
The Incomparable Mariah Carey Debuts "mixed-ish" Theme Song, "In The Mix," at ABC's "Embrace Your Ish" Premiere Event
ABC's "mixed-ish" follows Rainbow Johnson as she recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the dilemmas they face to acclimate in the suburbs while staying true to themselves.

[09/17/19 - 03:06 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces New Zealand as Location for Its Upcoming Series Based on "The Lord of the Rings"
Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.

[09/17/19 - 02:26 PM]
Television's Most Shocking Series "How Far is Tattoo Far?" Returns with Back-to-Back New Episodes Thursday, September 19th at 10:00PM ET/PT on MTV
The series puts relationships through the ultimate test of trust by asking pairs of friends, family members and couples to design tattoos for one another that won't be revealed until after they've been permanently inked.

[09/17/19 - 02:04 PM]
Video: First Look Inside Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Show" on Amazon Prime Video
The show will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide beginning Friday, September 20.

[09/17/19 - 01:55 PM]
Science Channel Looks at Worlds That Lie Beneath Our Feet in New Series "Underground Marvels" Premiering October 2 at 10PM ET/PT
The series uncovers subterranean phenomena around the globe, their impressive stories, unique origins, essential roles throughout history, and the secrets they keep hidden deep below.

[09/17/19 - 01:28 PM]
FOX Entertainment Names Julia Franz, Senior Vice President, Comedy, and Daniel Weidenfeld, Senior Vice President, Animation
"Both Julia and Daniel are fantastic executives with tremendous relationships throughout the creative community," said Michael Thorn.

[09/17/19 - 12:16 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama Pilot "Yellowjackets"
Karyn Kusama will executive produce and direct the pilot, from creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson.

[09/17/19 - 12:00 PM]
AMC Networks Presents Its Largest Slate of Holiday Programming with "Best Christmas Ever"
Beginning Monday, November 25 through Christmas Day, the monthlong programming event will offer up more than 700 hours of holiday-themed movies, specials and family favorite films.

[09/17/19 - 11:20 AM]
Brand-New Season of "Finding Escobar's Millions" Premieres Tuesday, October 1 on Discovery Channel
With unprecedented access and permission from the Colombian government, two former DEA agents, Chris Feistl and Jerry Salameh, who spent their careers hunting down Colombian narcos, are now returning to Colombia in search of Pablo Escobar's buried treasure.

[09/17/19 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Sports Preps for "Friday Night Smackdown's" Big Move with WWE Moving Truck Tour Across America
WWE Superstars will make appearances at each stop including Seth Rollins, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Booker T and more.

[09/17/19 - 10:11 AM]
"Family Reunion" Renewed for a Second Season by Netflix
Plus: look for a holiday special on December 9 in advance of its January 2020 return.