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[08/01/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 1
Updates include: Jason Clarke to play Jerry West in HBO's "Showtime"; JoAnna Garcia Swisher signs onto Netflix's "Sweet Magnolias"; and Sean "Big Sean" Anderson rounds out cast of BET's "Twenties."

[08/01/19 - 03:41 PM]
CBS All Access Orders "The Man Who Fell to Earth" to Series
The series is based on the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film starring David Bowie.

[08/01/19 - 03:39 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Casting for "The Stand"
The project is based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, and Stephen King will write the last chapter of the series, providing a new coda that won't be found in the book.

[08/01/19 - 12:23 PM]
TV One's True Crime "For My Man" Premieres Brand New Episodes Starting Thursday, August 1 at 9 P.M. ET/9C
Part of TV One's "True Crime Thursdays," the series features salacious and shocking stories of women who have been arrested for crimes committed in the name of love.

[08/01/19 - 12:01 PM]
On Your Mark, Get Set, Bake! "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition" Returns to ABC This December
Sherry Yard and Paul Hollywood return to judge the decadent and delicious treats these bakers will create while sharing advice and commentary in regard to the bakers' technique and skill.

[08/01/19 - 11:02 AM]
Video: Paramount Network Releases "I Am Patrick Swayze" Official Trailer
The film premieres Sunday, August 18 on the cable channel.

[08/01/19 - 10:45 AM]
HBO Max Gains Exclusive Streaming Rights to the Current "Doctor Who" Series in New Deal with BBC Studios
In addition, HBO Max has licensed 700 episodes of iconic BBC series such as "The Office," "Top Gear," "Luther," and "The Honorable Woman."

[08/01/19 - 10:30 AM]
Do Get Excited Because Adam Scott Will Host ABC's New Game Show "Don't"
"I'm very excited to be the host of ABC's new game show 'Don't,'" said Scott. "As a fan of both 'games' and 'shows,' I feel we may be onto something here."

[08/01/19 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - From Executive Producer Charlize Theron Comes "Hyperdrive"
Elite street racers from around the world test their limits in supercharged custom cars on the biggest, baddest automotive obstacle course ever built.

[08/01/19 - 09:10 AM]
CBS Renews "Love Island" Season Two for Summer 2020
"The passion of 'Love Island's' audience is incredible," said Kelly Kahl. "The intensity of their social media engagement has created tremendous enthusiasm for the series here at the Network. We love the show's creative execution and can't wait for next season."

[08/01/19 - 09:03 AM]
Chris Messina Joins "The Sinner" Season 3
Messina will portray Nick Haas, a college friend to Jamie (Matt Bomer).

[08/01/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX Split Demos; ABC Tops Total Viewers
The Eye's "Big Brother" leads the evening in both categories.

[08/01/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Runaways" x "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger": Crossover Episode Confirmed!
The company confirms the latter will visit the former series later this year.

[08/01/19 - 07:01 AM]
"13 Reasons Why" Season 3 Launches August 23 on Netflix
The stakes are raised in this riveting third season, as the consequences of even the most well-intended actions can alter a life forever.

[08/01/19 - 07:00 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce Perry's Second Original Series, "Sistas," Premiering Exclusively on the Network This Fall
Starring KJ Smith, Ebony Obsidian, Mignon Von, and Novi Brown, the series follows a group of single black females from different walks of life who bond over their one common thread: why am I single?

[07/31/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 31
Updates include: Ariana Grande to drop by Showtime's "Kidding"; Lisseth Chavez lands recurring role on NBC's "Chicago PD"; and "The Last American Vampire" finds second life at Quibi.

[07/31/19 - 04:46 PM]
FX's Critically Acclaimed Comedy Series "Baskets" Will End with the Season Four Finale on August 22
"Over four seasons, 'Baskets' has taken its place among the great FX comedies as an endearing and hilarious look at the dreams and ambition of 'Chip Baskets' and his extended, loving family," said Eric Schrier.

[07/31/19 - 02:29 PM]
"Christmas Keepsake" Holiday Programming Scores Big for Hallmark Channel; Boosts Network to Rank as #1 in Primetime and Total Day
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the month of July to date.

[07/31/19 - 02:00 PM]
Hulu's Scripted Originals Content Team Joins Forces with Walt Disney Television
With this alignment, Craig Erwich, senior vice president of Scripted Originals for Hulu, will report to Dana Walden, chairman of Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.

[07/31/19 - 12:30 PM]
Emmy Winner Jeff Daniels to Star in Showtime(R) Drama Series "Rust"
The series is a compelling family drama that will explore the tattered American dream through the eyes of complicated and compromised chief of police Del Harris (Daniels) in a Rust Belt town in southwest Pennsylvania.

[07/31/19 - 09:09 AM]
History's New Nonfiction Miniseries "The Food That Built America" Premieres August 11 - Explores Stories of Food Industry Tycoons
The three-part event tells the incredible stories of innovation and rivalries behind food industry tycoons Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, Henry Heinz, C.W. Post, the McDonald brothers and more.

[07/31/19 - 08:45 AM]
Season One of "Christina on the Coast" Delivers Double Digit Ratings Growth for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[07/31/19 - 08:07 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The Alphabet dethrones NBC as the top adults 18-49 draw on Tuesday.

[07/31/19 - 05:01 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer Debut - Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" Starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci
The film is an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.

[07/31/19 - 04:35 AM]
Ian Hart, Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes Join Tim Roth, Genevieve O'Reilly and Abigail Lawrie as Filming Commences on the Third and Final Chapter of Sky Original "Tin Star"
Roth, O'Reilly and Lawrie reprise their roles as the worth family one last time for a series more explosive than ever before.

[07/30/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 30
Updates include: Joss Whedon's "The Nevers" locks in cast; HBO Max gives series order to "Circe" adaptation; and Kurtwood Smith signs onto ABC's Nate Bargatze comedy pilot.

[07/30/19 - 10:54 PM]
Casting Announced for BBC One's "The Pale Horse"
Rufus Sewell and Kaya Scodelario star in the project, which is being co-produced with Amazon Prime Video.

[07/30/19 - 02:35 PM]
FX Orders Limited Series "A Teacher"
Kate Mara and Nick Robinson star in the 10-episode limited series.

[07/30/19 - 11:30 AM]
Ovation Celebrates Legacy of "Inside the Actors Studio" by Airing Classic Episodes Starting August 11
As previously announced, "Inside the Actors Studio" will premiere on Sunday, October 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/19 - 11:00 AM]
CW Seed to Launch 24/7 Digital Linear Channel CW Seed "Live" Late Fall 2019
CW Seed "Live" will be available through CWSeed.com and the CW Seed App, which has distribution on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, iOS, Android, Xbox, Chromecast and Android TV.

[07/30/19 - 10:28 AM]
ABC News Announces New Season of "What Would You Do?" with Anchor John Quinones
The summer staple returns next Friday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/19 - 10:24 AM]
FOX Sports Announces Complete On-Air Lineup for 2019 NFL Season
Lead announcer and Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman return for their 18th season as the NFL's longest-tenured duo.

[07/30/19 - 10:00 AM]
Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu Bring Streaming Magic to Disney's D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim August 23-25
Guests will be the first to experience Disney+ before it launches in the U.S. on November 12.

[07/30/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Hits Season High for ABC
The show's penultimate episode this season delivers its best adults 18-49 number of the season.

[07/30/19 - 08:00 AM]
BET Networks Announces the Cast for "Bigger," The Will Packer Executive Produced Original Series
The comedy, formerly known as "Peachtree Place," will debut on the network's streaming service BET+ this fall.

[07/30/19 - 05:06 AM]
Netflix and WWE Studios Announce Live-Action Family Comedy Series, "The Big Show Show"
When the teenage daughter of The Big Show, a retired world-famous WWE Superstar comes to live with him, his wife and two other daughters, he quickly becomes outnumbered and outsmarted.

[07/29/19 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 29
Updates include: Cristin Milioti to star in HBO Max's "Made for Love"; FX gives pilot order to B.J. Novak's "Platform"; and Julie Anne Robinson to helm Netflix's "Bridgerton" series.

[07/29/19 - 03:22 PM]
"The Last Cowboy" Is Paramount Network's Most-Watched Original Series Premiere Since "Yellowstone"
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/29/19 - 02:24 PM]
Comedy Central's "South Side" Series Premiere Delivers 2.2 Million Total Viewers Including Streaming and Replays
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/29/19 - 12:27 PM]
Video: "Sanditon" Trailer - Coming to "Masterpiece" on PBS in 2020
Rose Williams and Theo James star in this new adaptation of the unfinished Jane Austen novel scripted by Emmy Award winner Andrew Davies.

[07/29/19 - 12:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery Sets Premiere Date for Final Season of "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda"
In the final countdown with 20 more harrowing hours, Investigation Discovery's hit series returns for its ninth and final season on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/19 - 12:02 PM]
Documentary "Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America," Exploring the Innovative Ways Americans Are Approaching End of Life, Debuts August 14, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells six stories of people nearing death and of family members of the recently deceased, who have chosen non-traditional end-of-life options and remembrances, from celebrations of life and living wakes, to green burials, extraterrestrial burials and more.

[07/29/19 - 12:00 PM]
Seven-Time "Teen Choice" Winner Lucy Hale to Host "Teen Choice 2019"
Additionally, Grammy Award-nominated band OneRepublic will perform their single, "Rescue Me," along with a medley of other hit songs.

[07/29/19 - 11:41 AM]
HGTV to Unveil the Epic Renovation and Meticulous Replication of The Brady Bunch House in "A Very Brady Renovation"
The much-ballyhooed series will premiere on Monday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/19 - 11:14 AM]
FOX NFL Thursday Adds Another Hall of Famer to Star-Studded Lineup
Days from enshrinement into NFL immortality, Tony Gonzalez, a 14-time NFL Pro Bowler, joins Pro Football Hall of Famers and signature FOX NFL voices Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long.

[07/29/19 - 11:08 AM]
Season Six of "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." Premieres Fall 2019 and Airs Through Fall 2020 on PBS, Beginning October 8
The Fall 2019 season will premiere with two new episodes followed by five encore presentations of the series.

[07/29/19 - 10:18 AM]
"Lights Out with David Spade" Announces Panelist Line-Up for Premiere Week
Neal Brennan, Steve Byrne, Dana Carvey, Whitney Cummings, Kaley Cuoco, Erik Griffin, Jim Jefferies, Jen Kirkman, Al Madrigal, Amy Schumer, Nick Swardson, Sarah Tiana and Theo Von are all featured this week.

[07/29/19 - 09:57 AM]
PBS Kids Heads Back to School with a Full Slate of New Programming, Free Resources for Parents and Teachers
Starting August 5, families from coast-to-coast can tune in together to fun and educational PBS Kids programming.

[07/29/19 - 09:56 AM]
PBS Kids and Fred Rogers Productions Announce Fifth Season of Emmy-Winning Series "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood"
Featuring 20 engaging episodes, including a half-hour special, Season 5 of the hit series will address key universal themes for preschoolers and their parents.

[07/29/19 - 09:55 AM]
PBS and WTTW Chicago Announce "Prehistoric Road Trip"
The three-part natural history series combines science, culture and history and brings viewers along for an unforgettable expedition through hundreds of millions of years of history.







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[04/20/21 - 05:30 PM]
Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell to Anchor "The Chauvin Verdict," A Live, One-Hour Special on the Trial of a Minneapolis Police Officer for the Death of George Floyd
King will anchor the special, airing tonight at 10:00/9:00c on CBS, from Minneapolis and O'Donnell from Washington, D.C.

[04/20/21 - 02:04 PM]
CBS Opts for Repeats Tonight; Originals Pushed to Next Tuesday
"NCIS," "FBI" and "FBI: Most Wanted" will be back on April 27.

[04/20/21 - 12:01 PM]
Nathalie Kelley, Colin Donnell and Patti Murin Star in an All New Original Mystery "To Catch a Spy" on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
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[04/20/21 - 11:32 AM]
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[04/20/21 - 10:36 AM]
Vice President Kamala Harris Joins discovery+ and NowThis Earth Day Climate Special, "Action Planet: Meeting the Climate Challenge"
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[04/20/21 - 10:25 AM]
Video: Apple Reveals Premiere Date and Teaser Trailer for the Second Season of Its Award-Winning, Comedy Phenomenon "Ted Lasso," Debuting Friday, July 23
The broadly acclaimed, hit series has already been renewed for a third season ahead of its season two premiere.

[04/20/21 - 10:19 AM]
Hulu Announces Original Documentary "Homeroom"
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[04/20/21 - 10:17 AM]
Launching Only on Hulu, ABC News Originals Examines the Climate Crisis and Potential Solutions with "It's Not Too Late: Earth Day Special," Hosted by ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee
Zee will take viewers on a global journey of discovery to showcase the planet's rich biodiversity that's at stake, the scientific link between extreme weather and climate change, and the auto industry's bold plans to become carbon neutral within the next 20 years.

[04/20/21 - 10:04 AM]
YouTube Announces New Slate of Original Content Bringing Together Climate and Sustainability Leaders Including Bill Gates
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[04/20/21 - 10:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Charts with "9-1-1" Return
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/20/21 - 09:59 AM]
HBO's "The Crime of the Century," A Searing Investigation Revealing the Inner Workings of the Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Behind the Opioid Epidemic, Debuts May 10
Directed by Alex Gibney, the two-part documentary is a searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations that enabled over-production, reckless distribution and abuse of synthetic opiates.

[04/20/21 - 09:31 AM]
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Will Finn and Jake be best bros forever as they embark on the most important adventure of their lives?

[04/20/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Upshaws" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A working-class family in Indiana struggles to make it work and make it right without the blueprint to do it.

[04/20/21 - 09:17 AM]
Dakota Johnson to Star in "Persuasion"
The Netflix film takes a modern, witty approach to a beloved story while still remaining true to Jane Austen's classic novel.

[04/20/21 - 08:59 AM]
NBA Legend, Dwyane Wade, Hosts TBS' New High-Stakes Game Show "The Cube" Premiering on Thursday, June 10 at 9 PM ET/PT
"The Cube" features new challenges in every episode to keep the teams on their feet and allow host and executive producer Dwyane to show his own skills.