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[08/28/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 28
Updates include: Beau Garrett boards "Firefly Lane" at Netflix; Kendrick Sampson, Carra Patterson to star in Showtime's "How to Make Love to a Black Woman"; and Naomie Harris books lead role on HBO's "The Third Day."

[08/28/19 - 02:00 PM]
All-New Special "The Masked Singer: Super Sneak Peek" to Air Sunday, September 15, on FOX
Series host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke reflect on the fierce and swift impact the show has had on pop culture since making its debut.

[08/28/19 - 11:13 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Unscripted Holiday Series "Top Elf"; Orders Full Series Pickup of "The Substitute"
"Top Elf," which begins production in September on five one-hour episodes, features kid contestants with extraordinary building and design skills competing for the coveted title of Top Elf.

[08/28/19 - 11:09 AM]
The CW Drops "I Ship It" from Monday Lineup
Repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will once again fill the 9:30/8:30c slot, effective immediately.

[08/28/19 - 11:00 AM]
Netflix Orders "The Girls on the Bus" to Series Inspired by Best-Selling Book by New York Times Journalist Amy Chozick
The show chronicles four female journalists who follow the every move of a parade of flawed presidential candidates, finding friendship, love, and a scandal that could take down not just the presidency but our entire democracy along the way.

[08/28/19 - 10:30 AM]
A Special Interactive Live Telecast, "Just Roll With It: You Decide Live!," Will Be Presented Friday, Oct. 4, on Disney Channel
During the Halloween-themed special - the first of its kind for the channel - viewers nationwide can join the studio audience in the fun of determining plot twists in real-time.

[08/28/19 - 10:00 AM]
Academy Award(R)-Winning Producer and Screenwriter Mark Boal to Adapt Bestselling Book "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11" for ABC
As previously announced, the network is developing a limited series in 2021 inspired by the bestselling book to commemorate and honor the 20th anniversary of the events of September 11.

[08/28/19 - 09:32 AM]
Comedy Central Heading Back to the "South Side" with Season Two Order of Hit Scripted Series
"Our mission is to show the world the joy of Chicago," said executive producers Bashir Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle and Micahel Blieden.

[08/28/19 - 09:30 AM]
"Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh," The Comedian's First HBO Special, Debuts October 5
The special features Gulman speaking about mental health issues in a way that is both entertaining and poignant, mixed with short documentary interludes that provide insight into the comedian's own mental health journey.

[08/28/19 - 09:30 AM]
ABC to Broadcast Major League Soccer's 2019 MLS Cup
ABC, the broadcast network of The Walt Disney Company, was the exclusive home of MLS Cup during Major League Soccer's first 13 years (1996-2008).

[08/28/19 - 09:07 AM]
Video: "The New Pope" - Official Teaser - HBO
All nine episodes of the limited series are directed by Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino.

[08/28/19 - 08:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Stay on Top
The Peacock takes home the crown in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/19 - 07:56 AM]
Video: "The Laundromat" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A widow (Meryl Streep) investigates an insurance fraud, chasing leads to a pair of Panama City law partners (Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas) exploiting the world's financial system.

[08/28/19 - 07:52 AM]
HGTV Orders 13 New Episodes of Hit Series "Good Bones" Following Strong Season Four Performance
The new episodes are slated to premiere in summer 2020.

[08/28/19 - 07:08 AM]
Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke Star in the Four-Part HBO/Sky Limited Series "Catherine the Great," Debuting October 21
The limited series is set against the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of Russian empress Catherine the Great (Mirren) who wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century.

[08/28/19 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "The Spy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Sacha Baron Cohen stars in the real-life story of former notorious Mossad agent, Eli Cohen, who successfully goes undercover in Syria and ultimately changed the course of Israel's history.

[08/28/19 - 06:16 AM]
Video: "Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Season three drops Friday, September 6 on the streaming service.

[08/28/19 - 05:35 AM]
Video: "World on Fire" Trailer
Sean Bean, Helen Hunt, Jonah Hauer-King, Lesley Manville and Blake Harrison star in the epic World War II drama, coming on PBS.

[08/28/19 - 02:36 AM]
Video: "Skylines" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A hip-hop producer gets tangled in organized crime when the gangster brother of his record label's owner returns from exile to claim his share.

[08/27/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 27
Updates include: Lauren Graham signs onto "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" at NBC; Sarah Hyland to lead new comedy pilot for ABC; and Leslie Jones exits "Saturday Night Live," while Kate McKinnon will return.

[08/27/19 - 04:23 PM]
HBO Renews Sketch Comedy Series "A Black Lady Sketch Show" for a Second Season
"It's been thrilling to see the audience embrace the characters that Robin, Ashley, Gabrielle and Quinta have brought to life," said Amy Gravitt.

[08/27/19 - 02:16 PM]
Official Key Art Released for Hulu's Limited Series "Looking for Alaska"
The eight-episode limited series is based on the John Green novel of the same name.

[08/27/19 - 01:00 PM]
Video: USA Network Reveals Premiere Date and Official Trailer for Final Season of "Mr. Robot"
The final season will say "Goodbye, Friend" beginning Sunday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c with 13 all new episodes.

[08/27/19 - 12:01 PM]
Pop Takes "Hot Date" Out for a Second Season
Guest stars this season include Randall Park, Margaret Cho and Thomas Lennon.

[08/27/19 - 11:03 AM]
Underwater Miners Push New Limits on the Bering Sea in a Brand-New Season of "Bering Sea Gold", Premiering Tuesday, September 17 on Discovery Channel
This season, Shawn Pomrenke feels the pressure from his newest competitor, Ken Kerr, as he tries to stay atop Nome's gold mining heap.

[08/27/19 - 11:02 AM]
"Yellowstone" Tops TV on August 21 Among Key P18-49 and P25-54 Demos
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 21.

[08/27/19 - 10:32 AM]
Quibi Orders "Murder House Flip" a True Crime Home Renovation Series from Josh Berman, Executive Producer of "CSI"
The project is an unconventional new home renovation show that takes on the country's most infamous homes: the ones known for the mysterious murders and incredible intrigue committed behind their walls.

[08/27/19 - 10:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor in Paradise" Pulls ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/19 - 10:05 AM]
Netflix Film - Before the Year Gets Away from You
The company recaps its theatrical and streaming release dates this fall.

[08/27/19 - 10:03 AM]
"Altered Carbon" Confirms Lela Loren to Play Danica Harlan in Season Two of Groundbreaking Netflix/Skydance Sci-Fi Series
Loren's character, Danica Harlan, is the charming and ambitious governor of planet Harlan's World.

[08/27/19 - 10:01 AM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2019 Key Art for New Series "Batwoman" and "Nancy Drew"
The new art will appear in The CW's national outdoor, print, and digital marketing this fall.

[08/27/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal" Ferociously Arrives with a Special Five-Night Event
The stunning and epic series is a painting come to life relying solely on music and graphic imagery to tell the story of two unlikely allies as they navigate through a treacherous world.

[08/27/19 - 10:00 AM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads to Greenland for a Special Primetime Episode to Air September 3
"What if I handled the negotiation? I have as much, if not more negotiating experience than Trump" said Conan last week on his show. "And if we don't move quickly, some other country is going to swoop in and over-pay for it."

[08/27/19 - 09:28 AM]
Video: YouTube Unveils Trailer for Season Two of Hilarious Hit Comedy "Liza on Demand"
For season two, episodes will be available for free and release weekly every Wednesday beginning September 25.

[08/27/19 - 09:12 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Dives Into Season 11 with Four Brand-New Guest Sharks
Katrina Lake, Daniel Lubetzky, Maria Sharapova and Anne Wojcicki are all on top this season.

[08/27/19 - 08:31 AM]
Starz Original Series "Power" Premiere Ranks #1 for the Summer and #2 for Premium Cable Series in 2019 Among Total Viewers
Starz spins the numbers for Sunday, August 25.

[08/27/19 - 07:04 AM]
Video: "Top Boy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson, Micheal Ward, Simbi Ajikawo, David Omoregie and Shone Romulus star in the revival series.

[08/27/19 - 06:44 AM]
Video: "The King" - Timothee Chalamet - Official Teaser Trailer - Netflix Film
Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson and Lily-Rose Depp also star in the film.

[08/27/19 - 01:44 AM]
Video: "Marianne" - Main Trailer - Netflix
When a novelist realizes her terrifying stories are coming true, she returns to her hometown to face the demons from her past that inspire her writing.

[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.







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[09/17/19 - 08:25 AM]
Video: "In the Tall Grass" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Written and directed by Vincenzo Natali, the film is based on the novella by Stephen King and Joe Hill.

[09/17/19 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Ninja Warrior" Finale Tops Demos; "DWTS" Return Leads Total Viewers
NBC and ABC win the night in said categories.

[09/17/19 - 08:04 AM]
Nickelodeon's Hit Preschool Series "Bubble Guppies" Makes a Splash with Season Premiere's Brand-New Guppy, Friday, Sept. 27, at 12 P.M. (ET/PT)
Season five (26 half-hour episodes) will introduce Zooli, a spunky and smart student, animal expert and fin-tastic friend to the guppies' school class.

[09/17/19 - 08:02 AM]
The Final Season of "Schitt's Creek" Begins Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 on Pop TV
The series is currently nominated for four Emmy(R) Awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series.

[09/17/19 - 07:19 AM]
Video: From Executive Producer Selena Gomez - "Living Undocumented" - Official Trailer
The six-episode series follows eight undocumented immigrant families who have volunteered to tell their stories as they face potential deportation.

[09/17/19 - 07:13 AM]
Abigail Cowen Has Joined the Cast of "Fate: The Winx Saga" - Adapted from the Popular Italian Franchise
Brian Young will showrun the YA-series set at a magical boarding school where five friends try to navigate their powers, romance, and deadly monsters.

[09/17/19 - 07:05 AM]
Video: "Big Mouth" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new season rolls out Friday, October 4 on the streaming service.

[09/17/19 - 05:00 AM]
HBO Max Nabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to "The Big Bang Theory" and TBS Extends Its Cable Window Through 2028
All 279 episodes will be available on HBO Max when it launches in spring of 2020.

[09/17/19 - 01:49 AM]
Danish Podcast Equinox 1985 Becomes Netflix Original Series
"Equinox" is a character-driven supernatural thriller about a young woman named Anna, who is affected by the unexplainable disappearance of a school class in 1999.

[09/16/19 - 07:03 PM]
Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia's Athletic Competition Series "The Titan Games" Returns on NBC for a Second Season
Said Johnson: "I'm excited to get back into the Titan arena and meet our new group of tough, limitless, and inspirational men and women from all walks of life."

[09/16/19 - 04:45 PM]
Netflix to Introduce Action-Packed Historical K-Drama "My Country: The New Age"
The series is a story about people who desire power while protecting their faith, set during the transitional period between the late Goryeo dynasty and the early Joseon dynasty in the late 14th century.

[09/16/19 - 01:02 PM]
Luke James, La La Anthony and Lil Rel Howery to Guest Star on Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Chi"
In addition, writer Justin Hillian has been named showrunner and executive producer this season.

[09/16/19 - 12:37 PM]
The Kilcher Family Continues Their Quest for Survival in All-New Season of "Alaska the Last Frontier" Premiering Sunday, October 6 on Discovery Channel
This season is a true test of the tribe as the Kilchers continue to balance the need for progress while holding strong to family tradition.

[09/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
Stars Realign for ABC's Special "Cast from the Past" Week
Featured will be actors and behind-the-scenes talent from "Blues Brothers 2000," "Castle," "Charmed," "Cheers," "Crazy Rich Asians," "The Drew Carey Show," "Girlfriends," "House," "Think Like a Man" and "Wet Hot American Summer."

[09/16/19 - 10:07 AM]
Paramount Network Gets Physical with "Battle of the Fittest Couples" Starting Tuesday, October 15 at 11:00 PM ET/PT
The series takes ripped couples and puts them through an intense competition that not only tests them on their physical and mental toughness, but how they work together as a team.