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[08/26/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 26
Updates include: Hulu orders Lamorne Morris-led "Woke" pilot to series; Will Forte, Kaitlin Olson to star in Quibi's "Flipped"; and Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in potential Showtime drama "First Ladies."

[08/26/19 - 04:20 PM]
Video: Experience the First Nine Minutes of ABC's "Emergence" One Month Before Premiere
Audiences will be able to get a first look at 3:10 a.m. EDT and 12:10 a.m. PDT on YouTube, ABC.com, Twitter, Facebook and Hulu, as well as select MVPD and DMVPD on-demand services.

[08/26/19 - 01:56 PM]
"America's Got Talent" Reveals Final 12 Acts Headed to Dolby Theatre for Live Show on Tuesday, Aug. 27
Viewers will have a chance to vote for their favorite act at NBC.com/AGTVote and via the "AGT" App.

[08/26/19 - 01:01 PM]
Trish Sie Directed Family Film "The Sleepover" Announces Cast
When two siblings discover their seemingly normal mom is a former thief in witness protection who has been forced to pull one last job, they team up to rescue her over the course of an action-packed night.

[08/26/19 - 12:21 PM]
From Oscar(R) Winners Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg, Discovery's Timely New Series "Why We Hate" Debuts Globally Sunday, October 13
The six-part series is directed by Emmy(R) winners Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard.

[08/26/19 - 12:00 PM]
Freeform Packages the Ultimate Holiday Gift-Wrapping Series with "Wrap Battle"
The series will be hosted by comedian Sheryl Underwood, with Carson Kressley and Wanda Wen serving as judges.

[08/26/19 - 11:05 AM]
Final Nominees for "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" to Be Announced Wednesday, Aug. 28, Live on ABC's "Good Morning America" and Billboard Livestream
Following the "Good Morning America" broadcast, Wallen and Midland will visit Billboard to reveal final nominees in the remaining CMA Awards categories in addition to the CMA Broadcast Awards nominees.

[08/26/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: USA Network Drops First Official "Briarpatch" Trailer Ahead of Toronto International Film Festival World Premiere
Rosario Dawson stars as a dogged investigator returning to her hometown to investigate the explosive murder of her sister.

[08/26/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Premieres Season 45 on Sept. 28 with Three Live Coast-to-Coast Shows
Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish will open up the season.

[08/26/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Dickinson" - Official Teaser Trailer - Apple TV+
Created by Alena Smith, the series audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson.

[08/26/19 - 10:00 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Drunk History" for Seventh Season and Signs Derek Waters to a First Look All-Media Deal
"I couldn't be more excited about this new relationship with Comedy Central," said Waters.

[08/26/19 - 10:00 AM]
47th Vice President Joe Biden Returns to "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Wednesday, Sept. 4
The interview will be Vice President Biden's first on late night television since announcing his 2020 presidential campaign and will be his fourth visit to date.

[08/26/19 - 09:33 AM]
WWE and E!'s "Total Divas" Premieres Wednesday, October 2 at 10 PM ET/PT with a Season More Personal and Action-Packed Than Ever
WWE Superstar, Olympic Medalist and UFC Hall of Famer Ronda Rousey joins Natalya(R), Naomi(R) and Nia Jax(TM) for the new season.

[08/26/19 - 09:01 AM]
Chadwick Boyd and Emily Hutchinson Cast as Judges on New Baking Competition Series, "Christmas Cookie Matchup"
Premiering on Hallmark Drama this holiday season, the five-part weekly series kicks off with a pool of two-person teams, with each consisting of one home baker alongside a different star from "When Calls the Heart."

[08/26/19 - 08:30 AM]
"CBS Fall Preview Show," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's Five New Fall Series, to Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 9
Additionally, the special will be available on demand across multiple platforms through mid-October.

[08/26/19 - 08:21 AM]
All Aboard for Bravo's "Below Deck" Season Seven Premiering on Monday, October 7 at 9 PM ET/PT
Captain Lee, Kate and Ashton reunite as a team and embark on an exciting new season in Thailand on mega yacht "Valor."

[08/26/19 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with NFL Preseason
Exhibition games once again put their broadcaster in front, this time on NBC.

[08/26/19 - 08:09 AM]
Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Show" Presented by Amazon Prime Video to Stream Exclusively on the Worldwide Service Friday, Sept. 20
The star-studded evening is set to be a radical departure from tradition, a one-of-a-kind event blending music, fashion and culture.

[08/26/19 - 08:05 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New Preschool Series "Blue's Clues & You!" Bows Monday, Nov. 11, at 9 A.M. (ET/PT)
Steve Burns (Steve) and Donovan Patton (Joe) will reprise their roles in the series premiere, "Meet Josh!," and help new live-action host Josh (Joshua Dela Cruz) and the audience solve their first game of Blue's Clues.

[08/26/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Watch the Official Trailer for the New Vudu Original, "Mr. Mom" Premiering on Sept. 12
Get your first look at the feature film turned TV series.

[08/25/19 - 08:20 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
NFL preseason coverage on local stations once again gives the broadcast networks a boost last night.

[08/24/19 - 03:42 PM]
Video: "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" - Date Announcement - Netflix
The much-ballyhooed film drops Friday, October 11 on the streaming service.

[08/24/19 - 12:30 PM]
Disney Channel Greenlights "Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur"
The series follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her ten-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur.

[08/24/19 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Pushes CBS in Front
The Eye takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/23/19 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 23
Updates include: Michael Shannon cast as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Ming-Na Wen cast in "The Mandalorian" at Disney+; and Jonny Umansky to bring "Serendipity" to NBC.

[08/23/19 - 07:01 PM]
Marvel Animation Announces Its First Full-Length Preschool Series "Marvel's Spidey and His Amazing Friends"
Geared toward preschoolers and their families, the series is set to debut in 2021 and will be the first full-length Marvel series for the Disney Junior audience.

[08/23/19 - 06:03 PM]
Ewan McGregor Will Reprise His Role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a New Original Series, Coming to Disney+
The much-ballyhooed project was confirmed at today's D23 Expo event.

[08/23/19 - 05:49 PM]
Video: Official Trailers - Disney+ - Streaming November 12
Get your first look at "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," "Encore!," "Lady and the Tramp," "Lady and the Tramp," "The Mandalorian," "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" and more!

[08/23/19 - 05:46 PM]
Video: "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." - Season 7 D23 Expo Teaser Reveal
Just revealed at the D23 Expo 2019, we've got your first look at the final season.

[08/23/19 - 05:14 PM]
The Next Season of "The Clone Wars" Will Premiere in February on Disney+
The series returns to the streaming service after a six-year hiatus.

[08/23/19 - 05:06 PM]
Coming Exclusively to Disney+ in 2020, The Muppets Proudly Present "Muppets Now," A New Short-Form Unscripted Series
Kermit the Frog confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[08/23/19 - 04:33 PM]
Just Announced at D23 Expo: "Ms. Marvel," "Moon Knight" & "She-Hulk" - Original Series from Marvel Studios, Only on Disney+
The news marks the latest additions from Marvel Studios to the streaming service.

[08/23/19 - 04:20 PM]
Video: "The Ranch" Part 7 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The show's penultimate run premieres September 13, only on Netflix.

[08/23/19 - 04:10 PM]
Get a New Look at "Monsters at Work's" Tylor And Millie, Coming to Disney+ in 2020
They've graduated from Monsters University and are ready for the real world.

[08/23/19 - 04:05 PM]
"Forky Asks a Question," A Collection of Shorts from Pixar, Only on Disney+ November 12
The project will join the previously announced slate of launch series.

[08/23/19 - 03:59 PM]
Hilary Duff Is Back as Lizzie McGuire in an All-New Series, Coming Soon to Disney+
The series originally ran on sibling Disney Channel from 2001-04.

[08/23/19 - 03:56 PM]
"Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe," An Original Film, Will Be Available Exclusively on Disney+
The news kicked off a slew of announcements at today's D23 Expo event.

[08/23/19 - 02:38 PM]
Brothers Greg Schaffer & Jeff Schaffer Have Created "Brew Brothers," A New Comedy Series About Two Estranged Brothers Who End Up Running a Brewery Together
Alan Aisenberg and Mike Castle will star in the Netflix series.

[08/23/19 - 01:10 PM]
Video: "Travis Scott - Look Mom I Can Fly" - Extended Trailer - Netflix
The documentary straps viewers into a front row seat of Scott's life leading up to the release of his Grammy-nominated album Astroworld and its aftermath in this exclusive look at one of music's most dynamic superstars.

[08/23/19 - 10:02 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Good Witch" Crosses the Season Five Finish Line on Top as #2 Scripted Series on Cable
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[08/23/19 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Reveals Premiere Date for "The Purge" and "Treadstone"
Look for both dramas back-to-back beginning Tuesday, October 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/23/19 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
NFL preseason coverage on local stations however makes early results unreliable at press time.

[08/23/19 - 06:43 AM]
Disney+ Confirms November 12 Launch Slate: Three Series, Two Movies
"The Mandalorian," "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" and The World According to Jeff Goldblum" will be joined by movies "Lady and the Tramp" and "Noelle."

[08/22/19 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 22
Updates include: Disney+ shelves "Book of Enchantment" series; "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" to lose two series regulars; and William Jackson Harper to recur on Amazon's "The Underground Railroad."

[08/22/19 - 06:14 PM]
Original Documentary "One Day at Disney" Streaming December 3 Only on Disney+
The film is billed as featuring hundreds of cast members and five continents.

[08/22/19 - 06:10 PM]
Hit Comedy Series "Ballers," Starring Dwayne Johnson, Returns for Its Fifth and Final Season August 25, Exclusively on HBO
Other returning cast regulars include John David Washington, Rob Corddry, Omar Miller, Donovan Carter, Troy Garity, London Brown and Brittany S. Hall.

[08/22/19 - 03:23 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Ushers in Its 32nd Season With Entertainment's Brightest Stars and New Theme Weeks
The 32nd season of "Live" has officially been dubbed the "Year of the Fan," as hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest honor and put the spotlight on both the in-studio audience and viewers across the country.

[08/22/19 - 02:13 PM]
Hasbro to Acquire Entertainment One Adding Brands and Expanding Storytelling Through Global Entertainment
"The acquisition of eOne adds beloved story-led global family brands that deliver strong operating returns to Hasbro's portfolio and provides a pipeline of new brand creation driven by family-oriented storytelling, which will now include Hasbro's IP," said Brian Goldner.

[08/22/19 - 02:08 PM]
New Show "All Access" to Premiere in Select NBC-Owned Markets Beginning Monday, Sept. 9
The show will take an in-depth look into the national headlines to uncover the extraordinary real-life drama occurring in everyday places and exploring compelling true crime and uplifting human interest stories.

[08/22/19 - 02:01 PM]
"The Paley Center Salutes The Good Place" Celebrates NBC's Beloved Comedy
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, September 19 at 8:00/7:00c.







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[11/20/19 - 02:30 PM]
ABC Renews "Summer Fun & Games" for 2020
"The $100,000 Pyramid" (season five), "Card Sharks" (season two), "Celebrity Family Feud" (season six), "Match Game" (season five), "Press Your Luck" (season two), "To Tell the Truth" (season five) will join the previously announced second season of "Holey Moley."

[11/20/19 - 02:00 PM]
Stephen Fry and Sir Lenny Henry CBE to Appear in the Newest Season of "Doctor Who," Returning Early 2020
The pair will both appear in the season opener when the TARDIS lands once more, with Jodie Whittaker reprising her role as the Thirteenth Doctor.

[11/20/19 - 12:44 PM]
Discovery Donates for Every Viewer of #TeamTrees Special Featuring YouTubers
Tune in for "#TeamTrees," airing Tuesday, December 3 at 11:00/10:00c, where viewers will be able to part in a "Watch and Plant" event.

[11/20/19 - 11:33 AM]
Netflix's NX Confirms Second Season of Zombie Thriller "Black Summer"
Season two will begin production in 2020 in Alberta, Canada.

[11/20/19 - 11:02 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out 2019 with Three New Shows
Jennifer Lopez (December 7) and Scarlett Johansson (December 14) will be followed by the previously announced Eddie Murphy (December 21).

[11/20/19 - 11:01 AM]
A&E's K9 Competition Series "America's Top Dog" Premieres Wednesday, January 8 at 9pm ET/PT
The series brings together top K9 cops and civilian dogs alongside their handlers as they compete nose-to-nose on the ultimate K9 obstacle course.

[11/20/19 - 10:31 AM]
FX's "A Christmas Carol" Premieres Thursday, December 19th at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on FX
An original take on Dickens's iconic ghost story by Steven Knight, "A Christmas Carol" is a spine-tingling immersion into Scrooge's dark night of the soul.

[11/20/19 - 10:08 AM]
Netflix Orders Female-Driven Dramedy Series "Maid," Inspired by New York Times Best-Seller
The series will chronicle a single mother who turns to housekeeping to - barely - make ends meet as she battles against poverty, homelessness, and bureaucracy.

[11/20/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Miracle Workers: Dark Ages" to Premiere on TBS Tuesday, January 28th
This 10-episode installment will feature Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan, Karan Soni, Jon Bass, and Lolly Adefope returning in new roles and facing new challenges.

[11/20/19 - 09:37 AM]
Oxygen Debuts "Snapped: Behind Bars - Sheila Davalloo" Special Premiering Sunday, December 1 at 6PM ET/PT
The special will break down how Sheila stopped at nothing to continue down a path of deceit, and for the first time on "Snapped: Behind Bars" Sheila opens up and tells her side of the story.

[11/20/19 - 09:03 AM]
Multi-Award Winner Holly Hunter to Star with Ted Danson in New NBC Comedy Written and Executive Produced by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock
"We're so excited to write for Holly Hunter," said Fey and Carlock. "We're both huge fans and will have to find a way to 'act normal' around her. To have Holly and Ted in the same show, it's now officially an embarrassment of riches."

[11/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
HGTV Offers First Look at Blockbuster Reboot of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and Announces Series Premiere Date of Sunday, Feb. 16, at 9 P.M. ET/PT
New host Jesse Tyler Ferguson and special guests, including Anthony Anderson, Derek Hough, Ty Pennington, LeAnn Rimes, OWN's Laila Ali, Food Network's Tyler Florence and HGTV stars David Bromstad, Tamara Day, Tarek El Moussa and Jasmine Roth, are all featured in the series.

[11/20/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Take Home Demo Crown
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/20/19 - 08:03 AM]
Beloved Paddington Bear Returns to TV in Nickelodeon's Brand-New Animated Preschool Series, "The Adventures of Paddington," Premiering Monday, Jan. 20, at 12:30 P.M. (ET/PT) in the U.S.
In advance of the series debut, Nickelodeon will air a holiday presentation of "Paddington Finds a Pigeon/Paddington and the Chores List," on Friday, Dec. 20, at 12:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

[11/20/19 - 08:01 AM]
Highly Anticipated and Explosive Fifth Season of "Better Call Saul" Returns with Two-Night Premiere Event on February 23 and 24
In the 10-epsiode fifth season, Jimmy McGill's (Bob Odenkirk) decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change for those in his orbit.