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    [sunday, september 15, 2019]    
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[09/15/19 - 10:31 AM]
ABC to Air "Beyonce Presents: Making the Gift," An Intimate Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of the 23-Time Grammy(R) Award-Winning Artist's "The Lion King: The Gift" Album, Monday, Sept. 16
This intimate behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album features candid footage and interviews detailing the hard work and passion that went into her love letter to Africa.

[09/15/19 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Hold Onto Top Spots
The Alphabet once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/14/19 - 08:27 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Adults 18-49 Crown
The Peacock wins the demo race for the third consecutive week.

[09/13/19 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 13
Updates include: Bobby Moynihan tapped for NBC's new Ted Danson comedy series; Aaron Lazar boards FOX's "Filthy Rich" in latest recasting; and Becki Newton, Michael Urie to have "Fun" at CBS.

[09/13/19 - 12:45 PM]
"71st Emmy(R) Awards" Red Carpet Preshows to Air Live, Sunday, September 22, on FOX
Jenny McCarthy, Shannon Sharpe and Kelly Osbourne are set as co-hosts.

[09/13/19 - 12:14 PM]
HBO Max Orders Limited Series "Americanah" Starring Oscar(R) Winner Lupita Nyong'o Adapted for Screen by Tony(R) Award Nominee Danai Gurira
Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's best-selling novel of the same name, "Americanah" is an epic story of a woman born in Nigeria who leaves for America and her extraordinary experiences with love, heartache, adversity and self-discovery.

[09/13/19 - 12:08 PM]
Matt Reeves' 6th & Idaho Lands Sci-Fi Classic "Way Station" for Netflix
The Hugo Award-Winning novel by Clifford D. Simak will be adapted into a feature film.

[09/13/19 - 12:02 PM]
A&E's Original Documentary Series "Live PD" and "Live Rescue" from MGM's Big Fish Entertainment Return with New Episodes
"Live Rescue" returns with a new host, Matt Iseman, and new episodes on Monday, September 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/13/19 - 11:00 AM]
Production Underway in South Carolina on Disney+ Original Film "Safety" Directed by Reginald Hudlin from Walt Disney Pictures
"Safety" is the empowering story of Ray McElrathbey, a young man facing a series of challenging circumstances, whose faith and persistence help him to triumph over repeated adversities and play football on scholarship at Clemson University, all while struggling to raise and care for his 11-year-old brother Fahmarr.

[09/13/19 - 10:33 AM]
Video: All-New Extended Trailer for "Prodigal Son" Debuting This Weekend After FOX's NFL Sunday Double Header
The newcomer premieres Monday, September 23 on FOX.

[09/13/19 - 10:25 AM]
"Tosh.0" Returns with New Episodes Starting on Tuesday, September 17 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Host Daniel Tosh is back featuring digital and social media gems gleaned from popular viral moments to very curious finds.

[09/13/19 - 10:14 AM]
Video: Jeff Dunham Netflix Comedy Special Trailer - Beside Himself
Performed in front of a sold out arena deep in the heart of Texas, Jeff and his merry band of characters have a lot to say.

[09/13/19 - 10:02 AM]
"L.A.'s Finest" Captures Viewers and Becomes Top Rated TV Drama
"L.A.'s Finest" goes back into production for Season Two on September 16 and will premiere in 2020.

[09/13/19 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases New Trailer for "Shameless"
Plus: the series will now return on Sunday, November 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/13/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Teaser - J.J. Abrams and Stephen King's "Castle Rock"
Season two stars Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins, Paul Sparks, Yusra Warsama, Barkhad Abdi, Elsie Fisher and Matthew Alan.

[09/13/19 - 09:01 AM]
Alexander Skarsgard Joins CBS All Access' "The Stand" as Randall Flagg
Today also marks the first day of principal photography on the project, which is shooting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

[09/13/19 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Freeform Announces Jan. 8 Premiere Date and Releases an Extended First Look for Highly Anticipated Family Drama "Party of Five"
The new "Party of Five" will follow the five Acosta children as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.

[09/13/19 - 08:47 AM]
Netflix Releases First Looks at Four Features Due in October
"In the Tall Grass," "Fractured," "Eli" and "Rattlesnake" are all on tap on successive Fridays next month.

[09/13/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Democratic Candidates Debate Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet rockets to the top spot in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/13/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Nickelodeon Reveals Premiere Date and Trailer for Return of "Are You Afraid of the Dark?"
The three-part limited series event will premiere Friday, October 11 at 7:00/6:00c.

[09/12/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 12
Updates include: J.J. Abrams to stay put at WarnerMedia with massive overall deal; Michael McKean, Ken Watanabe sign onto HBO Max projects; and HBO casts its Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for "Showtime" pilot.

[09/12/19 - 04:00 PM]
"The 2019 NBC Primetime Preview Show" Is Set to Air Monday, Sept. 16 from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT
Hosted by D'Arcy Carden, the special takes an in-depth look at NBC's new fall lineup.

[09/12/19 - 02:40 PM]
Disney+ Trial Goes Live Exclusively in The Netherlands
Consumers in the Netherlands can immediately sign up for the Disney+ free trial and start streaming a limited selection of library content from The Walt Disney Company's Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic brands.

[09/12/19 - 02:32 PM]
John Lithgow Cast in the Pilot of FX's "The Old Man"
Lithgow will star alongside Jeff Bridges in the pilot, which begins production this fall under the direction of Jon Watts.

[09/12/19 - 01:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel Adds Special One-Time Only Airings of "When Hope Calls," Runaway Original Hit Series from Streamer Hallmark Movies Now, in September
Look for the first two episodes to air back-to-back on Saturday, September 21 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/12/19 - 01:30 PM]
FX's "Devs" Coming to New York Comic-Con
The network has also released the first image from the highly anticipated project which features Sonoya Mizuno as Lily Chan.

[09/12/19 - 01:00 PM]
Cheryl Hines Joins the Cast of Freeform's "Turkey Drop," Set to Premiere Saturday, Nov. 23
Production began this week on the holiday feature which follows Lucy Jacobs (Olivia Holt), a small-town girl who has started her freshman year at a big-city university.

[09/12/19 - 12:19 PM]
BBC America's "The Graham Norton Show" Returns Friday, October 4th
Dame Helen Mirren, RuPaul and Normani will all drop by the season premiere.

[09/12/19 - 12:01 PM]
"Daybreak" Premieres October 24 on Netflix
High school is hell... and that was before the zombie apocalypse turned every clique into rival gangs that will do whatever it takes to survive.

[09/12/19 - 11:05 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Hulu's "Looking for Alaska"
The eight-episode limited series is based on the John Green novel of the same name.

[09/12/19 - 10:19 AM]
OWN Announces Fifth Season Renewal of Ava DuVernay's Critically Acclaimed Drama "Queen Sugar" from Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Current season four showrunner Anthony Sparks returns for the fifth season.

[09/12/19 - 10:14 AM]
Video: YouTube Premieres Official Trailer for "Impulse" Season 2
Following more than 54 million views of the first episode of season 1, "Impulse" will return with an all new season on October 16.

[09/12/19 - 10:05 AM]
HBO Max Takes Inaugural Step into Unscripted Space with Emmy(R) Award-Winning Producers Behind "Queer Eye" and "The Amazing Race"
"Legendary" and "The Greatest Space" have both been ordered straight to series.

[09/12/19 - 10:05 AM]
The BET "Hip Hop Awards" 2019 Return to Atlanta, GA at the Cobb Energy Center on Saturday, October 5, 2019
Look for the broadcast premiere on Tuesday, October 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/12/19 - 10:04 AM]
Video: "Top Boy" - Final Trailer - From Executive Producer Drake - Netflix
The revival series bows this Friday, September 13.

[09/12/19 - 10:03 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Adds Three to the Cast for Its 45th Season
Chloe Fineman, Shane Gillis and Bowen Yang have been added as featured players.

[09/12/19 - 09:52 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Celebrates the Series Finale of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" with a Special Primetime Event on Saturday, October 12 at 8/7c
In the 90-minute series finale special, a villainous alliance unleashes their unified might on Equestria and it's up to the Mane Six to save the kingdom.

[09/12/19 - 09:43 AM]
Travel Channel Reopens the Haunted Case Files of Hans Holzer for the First Time in Groundbreaking New Series "The Holzer Files" - Premiering Thursday, October 3 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
In the series, a dedicated paranormal team - led by investigator Dave Schrader, psychic medium Cindy Kaza and equipment technician Shane Pittman - revisits Holzer's most captivating cases.

[09/12/19 - 09:08 AM]
Netflix Enters Into Overall Deal with Kuku Studios and Green-Lights First Animated Feature Film
Kuku Studios' first project for Netflix is the upcoming "Go! Go! Cory Carson," a preschool series based on the hit toy line Go! Go! Smart Wheels from VTech Electronics, which launches on Netflix early in 2020.

[09/12/19 - 09:01 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents All-New Movie Premieres This Fall
Jill Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha, Danica McKellar, Lacey Chabert, Taylor Cole and Stephan Huszar are among the featured talent.

[09/12/19 - 08:49 AM]
"Doc Martin" Kicks Off 15 Years On-Air with Exclusive Premiere of Series 9 on Acorn TV in U.S., Canada, and Mexico
Starting Thursday, September 26, each of the eight new episodes will premiere weekly.

[09/12/19 - 08:15 AM]
"CMT Crossroads: Sheryl Crow & Friends" Premieres Friday, September 27 at 10PM ET/9PM CT
Joined by legendary artists such as Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Joe Walsh, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, and female duo Lucius, the one-hour special includes intimate performances and interviews filmed in a variety of eclectic and intimate settings.

[09/12/19 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors
The Peacock however is the most-watched network overall last night.

[09/12/19 - 08:06 AM]
IMPACT Wrestling Announces Move to AXS TV
Immediately following IMPACT Wrestling's biggest pay-per-view event of the year Bound For Glory, which takes place on October 20 in the Chicago area, IMPACT! will begin airing weekly on AXS TV.

[09/12/19 - 08:04 AM]
"South Park" Renewed Through Historic 26th Season
The 23rd season, during which the iconic series will surpass its milestone 300th episode, will premiere on September 25.

[09/12/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Amazon Original "Modern Love" Debuts New Trailer For Anticipated Anthology Series
The romantic comedy series explores love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms, as each standalone episode brings some of the column's most beloved stories to life with a stellar cast.

[09/12/19 - 08:00 AM]
"Crikey! It's The Irwins" Season Two Returns on a New Night with Wildlife Warriors Terri, Bindi and Robert
The new season premieres on Saturday, October 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/12/19 - 07:01 AM]
"His Dark Materials" Premieres Monday, Nov. 4, Exclusively on HBO
The series is based on Philip Pullman's award-winning trilogy of the same name.

[09/12/19 - 03:24 AM]
Netflix Announces Polish Original Series - "The Woods"
The six-part mystery series is an adaptation of Harlan Coben's bestselling thriller of the same name.

[09/11/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 11
Updates include: Liv Tyler to star in FOX's "9-1-1" spin-off; John McEnroe to lend his voice to Netflix's "Never Have I Ever"; and Craig T. Nelson to recur on CBS's "Young Sheldon."







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[02/22/20 - 02:47 PM]
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[02/22/20 - 08:26 AM]
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[02/21/20 - 04:01 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 03:30 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 03:05 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 02:40 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 02:01 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 01:06 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 12:09 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 12:01 PM]
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[02/21/20 - 10:02 AM]
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[02/21/20 - 09:54 AM]
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[02/21/20 - 09:32 AM]
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The one-hour special from ABC News reports on the most successful products, unforgettable pitches and clever entrepreneurs to appear over the years.

[02/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
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