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    [saturday, september 07, 2019]    
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[09/07/19 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Demo Race; CBS Tops Viewers
The Peacock takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is again the most-watched network.

[09/07/19 - 05:16 AM]
Gillian Anderson Will Play Margaret Thatcher in "The Crown" Season Four, Now in Production
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[09/06/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 6
Updates include: FX's "A Teacher" fills out ensemble cast; Jonathan Igla to spearhead "Hawkeye" TV series for Disney+; and Darren Criss joins Netflix's "Hollywood."

[09/06/19 - 12:01 PM]
Video: USA Network Releases "The Purge" Season 2 Official Trailer & Key Art
The series returns Tuesday, October 15 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/06/19 - 12:00 PM]
Season Three of Disney Channel's "Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure" Premieres Monday, Oct. 7
Guest stars this season include Sean Giambrone, Khary Payton and Chris Diamantopoulos.

[09/06/19 - 10:57 AM]
Revelations and Confrontations Take Center Stage on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Potomac" Three-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, September 15 at 8PM ET/PT
Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Monique Samuels, and Candiace Dillard Bassett will take a look at this season's most tumultuous moments.

[09/06/19 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases All Nine Episodes of New Docuseries "Couples Therapy"
The series makes its linear premiere tonight at 10:00/9:00c on the pay channel.

[09/06/19 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Lifetime Releases Official Trailer for Movie "The College Admissions Scandal" Premiering October 12
Penelope Ann Miller, Mia Kirshner and Michael Shanks star in the film which follows the story of over 50 wealthy and elite families that tried to cheat the college admissions system.

[09/06/19 - 08:55 AM]
Naomi Ackie Cast in Season 2 of "The End of the F***ing World," Premiering This November
Netflix broke the news via social media this morning.

[09/06/19 - 08:24 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Season Kicks Off on Top for NBC
Early results see the Peacock up from last season's debut in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/06/19 - 06:14 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases the Trailer of the Much Awaited Drama-Thriller and Amazon Original Series - "The Family Man"
The trailer invites viewers to take a peek into the life of Srikant Tiwari, a middle-class guy, who is also a world-class spy.

[09/05/19 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 5
Updates include: Hulu shelves "The Grisham Universe"; Joseph Gordon-Levitt to lead "Mr. Corman" for Apple TV+; and Gary Sinise signs onto Netflix's "13 Reasons Why."

[09/05/19 - 04:38 PM]
USA Network Announces New Limited Series "Evel" Starring Milo Ventimiglia
The project is based on the story of larger-than-life 70's daredevil Evel Knievel as he prepares for his greatest death-defying feat, the historic Snake River Canyon jump.

[09/05/19 - 04:01 PM]
"Queer Eye: We're in Japan," A Four Episode Special, Premieres November 1
Plus: get a first look at the four-episode special.

[09/05/19 - 03:31 PM]
Netflix Makes Series Deal with Writer, Director, and Producer Patty Jenkins
"I'm so excited to embark on a great journey of making the new world of television with a company and group of people I admire as much as Ted, Cindy, Channing, Peter and the team at Netflix," said Jenkins.

[09/05/19 - 12:15 PM]
Comedy Central's "The Jim Jefferies Show" Returns on Tuesday, September 17 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
The Australian late-night host will take viewers to places around the world, including Hong Kong, Australia, Japan and South Africa, for segments that highlight unique and thought-provoking international experiences.

[09/05/19 - 11:52 AM]
Oxygen's "A Wedding and a Murder" Returns Monday, September 9 at 9PM ET/PT
Each hour-long episode chronicles the emotional world of romances that quickly disintegrates into betrayal, devastation, and ultimately ends in murder.

[09/05/19 - 10:05 AM]
"Wife Swap" Renewed for 20 New Episodes on Paramount Network
"'Wife Swap' is an iconic international hit that we knew would resonate with our Paramount Network audience," says Keith Cox.

[09/05/19 - 10:03 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Official Trailer and Show Art for "Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America"
Each of the six episodes focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture.

[09/05/19 - 09:57 AM]
Spectrum Originals Limited Event Reunion Series "Mad About You" Produced by Sony Pictures Television to Debut November 20
The first six episodes drop ad-free exclusively on Spectrum's On Demand platform.

[09/05/19 - 09:33 AM]
Chefs Must Have the Sweet Touch in New Tournament "Chopped: Sweets Showdown"
Guest judges for the stunt include Florian Bellanger, Valerie Bertinelli, Maneet Chauhan, Scott Conant, Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Chris Santos, Martha Stewart, Sylvia Weinstock and Zac Young.

[09/05/19 - 09:06 AM]
CBS Renews Hit Summer Series "Big Brother" for Its 22nd Season
Summer-to-date, the Thursday and Sunday episodes are tops in key demos among all broadcasts.

[09/05/19 - 09:06 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Sets November 1 Debut for Second Season of Action-Thriller "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan"
In the second season, after tracking a potentially suspicious shipment of illegal arms in the Venezuelan jungle, CIA Officer Jack Ryan heads down to South America to investigate.

[09/05/19 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Win Tight Race
The Peacock takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/05/19 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "Disenchantment" - Official Part 2 Trailer - Netflix
High-spirited Princess Bean walks through hell to save a friend, learns about a mystical destiny set for her, and helps restore her father's kingdom.

[09/05/19 - 08:00 AM]
Wendie Malick, Alex Hirsch and Sarah-Nicole Robles to Star in Disney Channel's Animated Series "The Owl House," Premiering Early 2020
The animated series follows Luz (voiced by Robles), a self-assured teenage girl who stumbles upon a portal to a magical realm where she befriends rebellious witch Eda (voiced by Malick) and tiny warrior King (voiced by Hirsch).

[09/05/19 - 04:53 AM]
Join the Thrill Ride to the Depths of the World's Greatest Mystery in the Two-Hour Global Premiere of "Loch Ness Monster: New Evidence"
The global premiere of the two-hour special premieres in the United States on Travel Channel on Sunday, September 15 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/04/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 4
Updates include: TBS cancels "The Detour"; Will Poulter cast in Amazon's "The Lord of the Rings" TV series; and Hulu eyes sequel series for "The Handmaid's Tale."

[09/04/19 - 10:24 PM]
Netflix Announces 10+ Original Series Made with Korea Creators at the 2019 Asia TV Drama Conference
Highlights include the second seasons of "Busted" and "Kingdom."

[09/04/19 - 12:54 PM]
"Robot Chicken" Season 10 Premieres Sept. 29th on Adult Swim
The upcoming season will celebrate the 200th episode of the Emmy(R)-winning show.

[09/04/19 - 12:04 PM]
Start Your Engines! Kevin James Heads Into the Pit in New Netflix Comedy Series "The Crew"
Set in a NASCAR garage, James will play the crew chief.

[09/04/19 - 11:49 AM]
NBC's "Return to Downton Abbey: A Grand Event" Revisits Iconic Characters and Cast as Fans Head to Theaters This Fall for More Time with the Crawleys and Company
The film "Downton Abbey," which features the returning cast and a story highlighted by a visit from the King and Queen of England, opens in theaters September 20.

[09/04/19 - 10:05 AM]
Sam Keeley, Gage Golightly, Cristina Rodlo, Jeremy Tardy and Nicholas Coombe Cast in Paramount Network Series "68 Whiskey"
Production on the first season (10 one-hour episodes) begins in September with the series scheduled to premiere on Paramount Network in early 2020.

[09/04/19 - 09:59 AM]
Ovation Taps Award-Winning Actors Ellen Burstyn and Al Pacino for "Inside the Actors Studio"
Pacino and Burstyn, along with Alec Baldwin, are Co-Presidents of The Actors Studio.

[09/04/19 - 09:03 AM]
Daniel Henney Cast as al'Lan Mandragoran in Amazon's "The Wheel of Time"
The show's social media account confirmed the news this morning.

[09/04/19 - 09:01 AM]
History's(R) Hit Unscripted Series "In Search Of" Hosted and Executive Produced by Zachary Quinto to Premiere Season Two on Friday, October 4 at 10PM ET/PT
Inspired by the iconic 1970s franchise of the same name, this investigative series travels the globe examining timeless mysteries using the latest in science and groundbreaking technology to reveal brand-new evidence.

[09/04/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Continues Its Reign
NBC is still the network to beat in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/04/19 - 08:06 AM]
Indya Moore and Tom Felton Join Tamara Smart, Alessio Scalzotto, Oona Laurence & Ian Ho in "A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting"
The Netflix film is about a secret society of fierce babysitters who protect children from a world of monsters.

[09/04/19 - 08:04 AM]
CNN Original Series "Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies" Returns for Season Three, Followed by Season Six Premiere of "This is Life with Lisa Ling" on Sunday, Sept. 29
Hosted by former U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers, "Declassified" is an eight-part docuseries that gives viewers unprecedented access to the riveting and secret world of espionage.

[09/04/19 - 08:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Makes Room for "The Casagrandes" Beginning Monday, Oct. 14, at 1:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
A spinoff of Nick's animated hit "The Loud House," the series tells the story of 11-year-old Ronnie Anne who moves to the city with her mom and older brother to live with their big, loving family, the Casagrandes.

[09/04/19 - 07:33 AM]
Voting for the 2019 "E! People's Choice Awards" Opens Today Honoring Fan Favorites Across 43 Categories in Movies, Television, Music, and Pop Culture
Fans can either vote online at pca.eonline.com, via Twitter or for select categories on Xfinity X1.

[09/04/19 - 07:01 AM]
"Grace and Frankie" Season 6 Will Premiere January 2020; Renewed for a Seventh and Final Season
Said pickup will make it the longest-running Netflix original series ever with 94 episodes.

[09/04/19 - 06:33 AM]
Grammy(R) Award-Winning and Platinum-Selling Artist Fantasia Records Original Theme Song "Shine" for New Syndicated Daytime Show "Tamron Hall"
The powerful new anthem will open the highly anticipated talk show "Tamron Hall" weekdays across the country beginning Monday, September 9.

[09/04/19 - 06:16 AM]
Gray Television Launches Syndicated Weekend Political Show with Greta Van Susteren "Full Court Press"
"Full Court Press" will premiere in over 76% of the country in major markets including New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, and all of Gray's 93 markets.

[09/04/19 - 06:03 AM]
Hallmark TV's Holiday Celebration in a League of Its Own Television's Most Celebrated, Top-Rated Christmas Program Event, "Countdown to Christmas," Special 10th Anniversary Edition, Begins October 25
The 10th Anniversary edition will showcase big stars from all areas of show business: Broadway, film, music, and television for the 2019 World Premiere of 24 all-new, original holiday movies.

[09/04/19 - 01:08 AM]
Video: "Criminal" - Franchise Trailer - Netflix
12 unique crime stories, 4 countries, one chance to uncover the truth.

[09/03/19 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 3
Updates include: Ryan Murphy unveils his latest projects at Netflix; Apple TV+ shelves Richard Gere-led "Bastards"; and Martha Plimpton cast in HBO Max's "Generation."

[09/03/19 - 08:58 PM]
Ramin Bahrani to Direct Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkumar Rao in Netflix Film "The White Tiger"
Based on the Man Booker prize-winning novel by Aravind Adiga, the film follows the extraordinary journey of a self-made man from tea-shop worker in a village to successful entrepreneur in a big city.

[09/03/19 - 06:23 PM]
New Korean Drama "When the Camellia Blooms" Sheds Light on Compassionate Love in Romantic Relationship
The series will be available exclusively on Netflix outside Korea with two episodes launching weekly from September 18 for most APAC and English-speaking countries.

[09/03/19 - 02:09 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces New Amazon Original Stand-Up Specials from Ten All-Star Australian Comedians
The new specials will include performances by Lano & Woodley, Zoƫ Coombs Marr, Judith Lucy, Tommy Little, Anne Edmonds, Tom Walker, Celia Pacquola, Dilruk Jayasinha, Alice Fraser and Tom Gleeson.







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[01/18/20 - 06:18 PM]
Two-Part Doc Series "Laurel Canyon" to Premiere on EPIX on May 31st, 2020
Directed by Alison Ellwood, the series features an intimate portrait of the artists who created a music revolution through a wealth of rare and newly unearthed footage and audio recordings.

[01/18/20 - 06:17 PM]
EPIX Unveils Development Slate
Highlights include drama series adaptations of Bernard Cornwell's trilogy "The Warlord Chronicles" and Ken Follett's "A Column of Fire."

[01/18/20 - 06:16 PM]
EPIX to Premiere Carnival Films' "Belgravia" on Sunday, April 12
The six-part limited series is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th Century.

[01/18/20 - 03:04 PM]
Video: Facebook Watch and Blumhouse Television Drop Official Trailer for "Sacred Lies: The Singing Bones" at TCA
This season of Sacred Lies follows Elsie (Jordan Alexander) as she searches for the family she never knew after being abandoned as a child.

[01/18/20 - 02:08 PM]
Oxygen Presents a Two-Hour Documentary "Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project" Premiering Sunday, April 5 at 7PM ET/PT
With 2.2 million men and women behind bars in the United States, more than any other country, Kim Kardashian West is making it her personal mission to address the criminal reform crisis and make an impactful change.

[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
Spectrum Originals Anthology Series "Manhunt: Deadly Games" Produced by Lionsgate Television to Debut February 3
All 10 episodes of the one-hour anthology series from Lionsgate Television will drop ad-free exclusively on Spectrum's On Demand platform.

[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Orders Investigative Doc "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" for 2020 Programming Slate
Other highlights include: five new movies based on V.C. Andrews' Ruby Landry series for the 2020 TV season.

[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Keeps FOX on Top in Demos
The network remains the adults 18-49 champ while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
History(R) Announces "Black Patriots" from Executive Producer and NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Honoring African American Heroes Who Fought on the Frontlines of the Revolutionary War for United States Independence
The one-hour documentary premieres Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Groundbreaking Documentary "Auschwitz Untold" Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
The documentary depicts the chilling story of the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jews by combining newly colorized footage from the Holocaust and rare, first person interviews with survivors.

[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Epic Three-Night Miniseries Event "Washington" Presidents' Day Weekend Beginning Sunday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
The project is narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
National Geographic Builds on Power of Its Diverse Slate with Season Pickups of Franchise Series "Brain Games," "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" and "Life Below Zero"
Also on tap: an all-new eight-part spin-off series, "Life Below Zero: Next Generation," which is slated to premiere on National Geographic in 2021.

[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
National Geographic Unveils the Field Ready Program
National Geographic today unveiled the Field Ready Program to promote diversity and inclusion, providing a clear path for a new generation of people interested in working behind the camera in global television production.

[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Rings in the New Decade and Its 10th Anniversary by Announcing Robust Slate of New Series and Specials
Celebrating its 10th year on the air, the fastest-growing network for animal lovers of all ages celebrates its wild achievements throughout the past decade by announcing its robust 2020 programming slate.

[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day With Two World Premiere Specials: "Born Wild: Earth Day Live" and "Jane Goodall: The Hope"
At National Geographic, the Earth Day celebration will harness the company's full portfolio to make an impactful difference for the planet.