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[08/12/19 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 12
Updates include: John Wilson, Nathan Fielder land HBO projects; Ben Lawson cast in Netflix's "Firefly Lane"; and Martha Plimpton to guest on Pop's "Flack."

[08/12/19 - 03:21 PM]
Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Builds Steam Across Linear Television, Digital TV and Music
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/12/19 - 01:29 PM]
NBC Shifts "Hollywood Game Night" Originals to Wednesdays
Look for new episodes to fill the 10:00/9:00c slot beginning August 21.

[08/12/19 - 11:13 AM]
Viceland Sets August 27 Premiere Date for New True Crime Series "The Devil You Know"
Set in a small suburban community just outside of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the five-episode true crime series focuses on a local suburban legend, John Lawson, a self-styled Satanist who renamed himself "Pazuzu."

[08/12/19 - 11:08 AM]
"Yellowstone" Ropes 5.4 Million Total Viewers for Most-Watched Episode in Series History
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 7.

[08/12/19 - 11:00 AM]
"2020 Billboard Music Awards" Will Broadcast Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 29 at 8 P.M. ET on NBC
A host and musical performers will be announced at a later date.

[08/12/19 - 10:02 AM]
New Special "Lip Sync to the Rescue," Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and Featuring Country Music Superstar Luke Bryan, to Air Sept. 9 on CBS
The project is an interactive countdown special featuring first responders channeling their inner pop stars and lip-syncing to hit music, a trend that began with the viral video sensation #LipSyncChallenge.

[08/12/19 - 09:27 AM]
Penelope Ann Miller and Mia Kirshner Set to Star in Lifetime's Movie "The College Admissions Scandal"
The film will debut this fall, as part of Lifetime's Ripped From the Headlines movie slate.

[08/12/19 - 09:04 AM]
Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and Wesley Snipes star in "Dolemite Is My Name"
The film, due on Netflix this fall, is the incredible true story of Rudy Ray Moore.

[08/12/19 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with ABC.

[08/12/19 - 08:01 AM]
Robert De Niro, Blake Griffin, Caitlyn Jenner, Joel McHale, Debra Messing, Chris Redd and Jeff Ross to Join Roast Master Sean Hayes for "The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin"
Additional Roasters and talent to attend will be announced shortly.

[08/12/19 - 07:15 AM]
Video: "The Morning Show" - Official Teaser Trailer - Apple TV+
The series stars Academy Award-winner Reese Witherspoon, Emmy Award-winner Jennifer Aniston and Golden Globe-winner Steve Carell in a high-stakes drama that pulls back the curtain on early morning TV.

[08/12/19 - 07:01 AM]
HBO Max and BBC Three Get "Starstruck"
The series will follow twenty-something Rose (Rose Matafeo), a millennial in London, juggling two dead-end jobs and navigating the awkward morning-after when she discovers the complications of accidentally sleeping with a movie star.

[08/12/19 - 06:14 AM]
WWE(R) and FOX Sports Celebrate "Smackdown's" 20th Anniversary on October 4
WWE Superstars past and present will be on hand at Staples Center to celebrate the occasion including Kurt Angle, Lita, Mick Foley, Booker T, Hulk Hogan, Trish Stratus, Goldberg, Jerry Lawler, Mark Henry, Ric Flair and Sting.

[08/12/19 - 06:01 AM]
Season Three of "The Crown," Starring Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, Arrives 17th November
The Netflix series returns nearly two years after its second season launch.

[08/12/19 - 06:01 AM]
"Chesapeake Shores" Season Four Premiere Sunday, August 25th on Hallmark Channel
Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Diane Ladd and Treat Williams star in the new season.

[08/11/19 - 09:24 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Repeat Showdown in Viewers, Demos
A pair of "48 Hours" installments help win the night in said categories.

[08/10/19 - 09:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors; CBS Tops Viewers
NFL preseason coverage on local stations however makes the early results unclear.

[08/09/19 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 9
Updates include: Kether Donohue joins Darren Criss in Quibi's "Royalties"; Rachel Dratch, Anthony Alabi to recur on Showtime's "Shameless"; and Debra Jo Rupp to re-team with Kurtwood Smith on ABC's Nate Bargatze comedy pilot.

[08/09/19 - 02:34 PM]
Discovery Channel's Groundbreaking New Series, "Serengeti" Soars as Highest-Rated Nature Documentary Debut Since 2013
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/09/19 - 12:43 PM]
Video: From the World of Jason Bourne, USA Network Reveals Official "Treadstone" Trailer
The series, due on October, explores the origin story and present-day actions of the infamous covert program that uses behavior modification protocol to turn recruits into nearly superhuman assassins.

[08/09/19 - 12:02 PM]
HBO Drama Series "The Deuce," Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon, Returns for Third and Final Season Sept. 9, Exclusively on HBO
The eight-episode final season brings us into the world of 1985, just as VHS overtakes film as the primary medium for porn production and distribution.

[08/09/19 - 11:31 AM]
MTV's "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" Premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00PM ET/PT with Expanded 90-Minute Episodes
Set in the middle of the jungle, "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" returns to a classic team format; 14 Brits will battle it out against 14 Americans for their share of the $1 million-dollar prize.

[08/09/19 - 09:02 AM]
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Season 3 First Look
Amazon releases the first image from the show's third season.

[08/09/19 - 08:06 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Originals Top Viewers, Demos
Early results from last night however are clouded by preseason NFL games on local stations across the country.

[08/09/19 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films to Debut "David Bowie Finding Fame"
The film, premiering tonight, chronicles five years of Bowie's early career, from the late 1960s through the on-stage death of Ziggy Stardust in 1973.

[08/09/19 - 01:23 AM]
Set Entirely Within the Confines of a Police Interview Suite, "Criminal" Comes to Netflix 20 September
David Tennant and Hayley Atwell are among those featured in the series.

[08/08/19 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 8
Updates include: Netflix orders second season of "Mr. Iglesias"; Bryan Greenberg, Charles Michael Davis cast in ABC's "Same Time, Next Christmas"; and NBC asks newcomer "Bluff City Law" for additional scripts.

[08/08/19 - 03:00 PM]
Netflix Announces Cast for Original Series "Away" Starring Hilary Swank and Josh Charles
The series centers on Emma Green, an American astronaut who must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission.

[08/08/19 - 02:03 PM]
Toby Gorman Named President of Universal Television Alternative Studio
Most recently, Gorman was interim CEO of Magical Elves, where he oversaw the production company's development and current series in addition to maintaining his role as President of Entertainment at A. Smith & Co Productions.

[08/08/19 - 01:41 PM]
CBS Television Stations and CBS Interactive Accelerate Launch Plans for CBSN Local Services Across the Country
The nine markets included in this expanded launch plan are Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Philadelphia, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, Miami, Sacramento, Pittsburgh and Baltimore.

[08/08/19 - 01:39 PM]
CBS All Access Adds Children's Programming to the Service
Highlights include new seasons of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" and "Danger Mouse."

[08/08/19 - 12:30 PM]
Bravo Announces Tickets on Sale Tuesday, August 13 for BravoCon Taking Place November 15 - November 17 in NYC
"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" will film its biggest show yet on Friday, November 15 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

[08/08/19 - 11:24 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Opens the New Fall Season with Sunday Post-Football Telecasts and a Week of Live Shows
The first post-"Sunday Night Football" show will air September 8 following a prime AFC match-up when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New England Patriots.

[08/08/19 - 10:11 AM]
Minneapolis Reno Experts Brad and Heather Fox Help Homeowners Decide to "Stay or Sell" in New HGTV Series
Premiering Tuesday, August 27, the series spotlights the husband-wife duo as they present their Minneapolis-area clients with two options - renovate their current home or buy another property nearby that can be customized.

[08/08/19 - 09:58 AM]
The Team Behind "The Crown" Has Adapted the Best-Selling Novel "Behind Her Eyes" as a Six-Episode Series
Tom Bateman and Eve Hewson both star in the Netflix project.

[08/08/19 - 09:08 AM]
Video: WE tv Reveals a Jaw-Dropping Cast and Sneak Peek of the Highly Anticipated New Season of "Marriage Boot Camp: Family Edition" Premiering October 11 at 10:00 PM ET/PT
With relationships beyond repair, Dr. Venus Nicolino and Dr. Ish Major will push the stars and their families to the point of no return when they send them on a road trip to face painful truths and find out if blood is truly thicker than water.

[08/08/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "BH90210" Bows on Top for FOX
The newcomer leads all series last night among adults 18-49.

[08/08/19 - 06:30 AM]
Get Your First Look at "The Politician" - A New Series Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk & Ian Brennan
Ben Platt, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch and Gwyneth Paltrow star in the Netflix series.

[08/07/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 7
Updates include: FOX cancels "Paradise Hotel," picks up "Flirty Dancing"; Julio Macias named regular on Netflix's "On My Block"; and Alberto Rosende to recur on NBC's "Chicago Fire."

[08/07/19 - 04:20 PM]
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Sign Overall Deal to Develop New Films and Series for Netflix
The streaming service will be the exclusive home of the "Game of Thrones" showrunners.

[08/07/19 - 03:44 PM]
Video: Watch a Sneak Peek at FOX's New Fall Drama, "Almost Family"
Check out the latest trailer for the newcomer, launching on Wednesday, October 2.

[08/07/19 - 03:36 PM]
OWN Remembers Toni Morrison with Re-Airing of Interview This Saturday, August 10 at 8 PM ET/PT
They discussed colorism, the pressure outer beauty places on self-worth and how books have the power to open your eyes to understanding others in a new light.

[08/07/19 - 03:00 PM]
Video: Watch a Sneak Peek at FOX's New Fall Drama, "Prodigal Son"
View the latest trailer for the upcoming series, premiering Monday, September 23.

[08/07/19 - 02:30 PM]
Pierce Brosnan Joins Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams in "Eurovision"
Brosnan will star as Erick Erickssong, Lars' (Ferrell) father and the most handsome man in Iceland.

[08/07/19 - 02:30 PM]
Netflix Announces Upcoming Drama Series & Series Regulars "Tiny Pretty Things"
Based on the book by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, the series is set in the world of an elite ballet academy and charts the rise and fall of young adults who live far from their homes, each standing on the verge of greatness or ruin.

[08/07/19 - 01:00 PM]
Spend September Surrounded by Disney Magic with Freeform During the Network's "30 Days of Disney" Programming
Highlights include a two-hour special, "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - Adventure Awaits," premiering Sunday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/07/19 - 12:32 PM]
The Premiere of Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Is Cable TV's Highest-Rated Telecast in Two Years Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/07/19 - 12:08 PM]
An All-New Season of "Jay Leno's Garage" Premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 10PM ET/PT
The series returns for its fifth season with eight new episodes featuring the legendary comedian and his fearless friends as they get behind the wheel of some of the most badass machines on the planet.

[08/07/19 - 10:16 AM]
Animation Domination Returns with A-List of Guest Voices on "The Simpsons," All-New Series "Bless The Harts," "Bob's Burgers" and "Family Guy," Beginning Sunday, September 29, on FOX
John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Jason Momoa, Bryan Cranston, Niecy Nash, Megan Mullally, Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen and Billy Eichner are all on tap.







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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
The movie, due on June 20, is currently filming on location in Malta.

[04/20/21 - 11:32 AM]
Key Art Debut - A Hulu Original "Marvel's M.O.D.O.K."
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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"
The special will premiere on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, across Discovery's streaming service discovery+, and will then broadcast in primetime that evening on OWN at 9pm EST, Discovery at 10pm EST, and at 11pm EST on Science Channel.

[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"
The project is Peter Nicks' final chapter in a trilogy of films examining the relationship between health care, criminal justice, and education in Oakland, CA over the past decade.

[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]
Video: "Adventure Time: Distant Lands" - Together Again - HBO Max
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.