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[09/18/19 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 18
Updates include: Jim Parrack cast in FOX's "9-1-1" spin-off; Willa Holland books return trip to The CW's "Arrow"; and James Patterson brings "Toys" to Quibi.

[09/18/19 - 01:28 PM]
At $1.5 Trillion and Growing, America's Mounting Student Debt Crisis Takes Centerstage in New Crackle Original "Going from Broke" Launching Thursday, October 17
Leading the charge to support millennials in overcoming their crippling financial struggles is host Dan Rosensweig, Chegg CEO, and financial expert Danetha Doe.

[09/18/19 - 12:14 PM]
FOX Sports Announces WWE Programming Ahead of "Friday Night Smackdown" Debut
FOX Sports presents a slate of special programming, pre-event coverage and cross-platform integrations in anticipation of the marquee event.

[09/18/19 - 11:40 AM]
Beth Stern and James Denton Return to Host the 9th Annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards(R)
Said event will be broadcast as a two-hour special nationwide on Monday, October 21 on Hallmark Channel.

[09/18/19 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Sports' Emmy-Winning Franchise "24/7" Returns for "24/7 College Football," Featuring Four Undefeated Teams in the AP Top 25: Florida, Penn State, Arizona State and Washington State; Debuts October 2, Exclusively on HBO
Florida, Penn State, Arizona State and Washington State are among the featured programs.

[09/18/19 - 10:03 AM]
Netflix Inks First-Look Feature Film Deal with "Always Be My Maybe" Director Nahnatchka Khan
The film premiered on Netflix in May and was seen by 32 million households in its first four weeks and was loved by critics and audiences alike.

[09/18/19 - 10:01 AM]
John Cena to Guest Star in Nickelodeon's "The Substitute," Premiering on Friday, Oct. 4, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
Using a full costume and prosthetics to hide his identity, Cena is transformed into three completely unrecognizable camp counselors.

[09/18/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Buzz," A Documentary Following Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter and Author, Buzz Bissinger, Debuts September 25, Exclusively on HBO
The film directed by Bissinger's childhood friend, Andrew Shea, and executive produced by his cousin, Peter Berg, and Matthew Goldberg.

[09/18/19 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Junior Orders Third Season of Emmy(R) Award-Nominated Series "Fancy Nancy" Ahead of Its Season Two Premiere on Friday, Oct. 4
Based on the New York Times bestselling books by Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, the series was Cable's #1 series with Girls 2-5 and Girls 2-8 in its first year.

[09/18/19 - 09:19 AM]
Video: "Explained" Season 2 - Main Trailer - Netflix
Season two of this short-form documentary series answers more compelling questions about culture and social trends.

[09/18/19 - 09:02 AM]
Ina Garten Is Back with Brand-New Recipes and Tips in "Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro" on Sunday, October 27th at 12PM ET/PT
"I'll show everyone how to go to a grocery store, buy perfectly good ingredients, and make delicious, easy dishes that will delight everyone at their table," said Ina.

[09/18/19 - 09:01 AM]
Emmy-Winning Writer And Producer Donick Cary Signs First-Look Animation Producing Deal with Comedy Central Productions
As part of his deal, Cary will develop his own ideas, and work with other talent and creators to identify and develop animated properties for Comedy Central and other platforms.

[09/18/19 - 08:40 AM]
"The Boondocks" to Return on HBO Max
The series from creator Aaron McGruder will launch in Fall 2020 with a 50-minute special.

[09/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"America's Got Talent" is the top draw last night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/18/19 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Raising Dion" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The newcomer launches Friday, October 4 on the streaming service.

[09/17/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 17
Updates include: Kiefer Sutherland, Boyd Holbrook board Quibi's "The Fugitive"; Timothy Olyphant signs onto FX's "Fargo"; and Marilyn Manson is bound for Starz's "American Gods."

[09/17/19 - 08:01 PM]
The New Bachelor Revealed on Tonight's "Bachelor in Paradise" Season Finale
The 24th season of ABC's hit romance reality series "The Bachelor" premieres in January 2020.

[09/17/19 - 07:16 PM]
The Incomparable Mariah Carey Debuts "mixed-ish" Theme Song, "In The Mix," at ABC's "Embrace Your Ish" Premiere Event
ABC's "mixed-ish" follows Rainbow Johnson as she recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the dilemmas they face to acclimate in the suburbs while staying true to themselves.

[09/17/19 - 03:06 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces New Zealand as Location for Its Upcoming Series Based on "The Lord of the Rings"
Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.

[09/17/19 - 02:26 PM]
Television's Most Shocking Series "How Far is Tattoo Far?" Returns with Back-to-Back New Episodes Thursday, September 19th at 10:00PM ET/PT on MTV
The series puts relationships through the ultimate test of trust by asking pairs of friends, family members and couples to design tattoos for one another that won't be revealed until after they've been permanently inked.

[09/17/19 - 02:04 PM]
Video: First Look Inside Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Show" on Amazon Prime Video
The show will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide beginning Friday, September 20.

[09/17/19 - 01:55 PM]
Science Channel Looks at Worlds That Lie Beneath Our Feet in New Series "Underground Marvels" Premiering October 2 at 10PM ET/PT
The series uncovers subterranean phenomena around the globe, their impressive stories, unique origins, essential roles throughout history, and the secrets they keep hidden deep below.

[09/17/19 - 01:28 PM]
FOX Entertainment Names Julia Franz, Senior Vice President, Comedy, and Daniel Weidenfeld, Senior Vice President, Animation
"Both Julia and Daniel are fantastic executives with tremendous relationships throughout the creative community," said Michael Thorn.

[09/17/19 - 12:16 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama Pilot "Yellowjackets"
Karyn Kusama will executive produce and direct the pilot, from creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson.

[09/17/19 - 12:00 PM]
AMC Networks Presents Its Largest Slate of Holiday Programming with "Best Christmas Ever"
Beginning Monday, November 25 through Christmas Day, the monthlong programming event will offer up more than 700 hours of holiday-themed movies, specials and family favorite films.

[09/17/19 - 11:20 AM]
Brand-New Season of "Finding Escobar's Millions" Premieres Tuesday, October 1 on Discovery Channel
With unprecedented access and permission from the Colombian government, two former DEA agents, Chris Feistl and Jerry Salameh, who spent their careers hunting down Colombian narcos, are now returning to Colombia in search of Pablo Escobar's buried treasure.

[09/17/19 - 11:01 AM]
FOX Sports Preps for "Friday Night Smackdown's" Big Move with WWE Moving Truck Tour Across America
WWE Superstars will make appearances at each stop including Seth Rollins, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Booker T and more.

[09/17/19 - 10:11 AM]
"Family Reunion" Renewed for a Second Season by Netflix
Plus: look for a holiday special on December 9 in advance of its January 2020 return.

[09/17/19 - 09:28 AM]
Willem Dafoe Returns to "Inside the Actors Studio" for Ovation TV with Pedro Pascal as Host
The series is currently filming in NYC at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University.

[09/17/19 - 09:22 AM]
Princess Elena's Heroic Journey to Become Queen Continues in the Third Season of "Elena of Avalor," Premiering Monday, Oct. 7
Guest stars this season include Eugenio Derbez, Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub, Auli'i Cravalho, Taye Diggs, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and John Leguizamo.

[09/17/19 - 09:05 AM]
CMT to Honor Five Superstar Artists as "2019 CMT Artists of the Year": Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett
The 90-minute special will broadcast live from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[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 - 08:07 AM]
Filming Starts in London on Cinemax's "Lethal White," The Second Season of "C.B. Strike"
In the grips of psychosis, a young man named Billy Knight (Joseph Quinn) arrives in private detective Cormoran Strike's (Tom Burke) office telling the story of a child he saw strangled many years ago.

[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 - 06:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces "Peacock" as the Name of Its Streaming Service and Unveils Initial Content Lineup
Peacock rolls out in April of 2020 with over 15,000 hours of content and takes center stage at the end of July during the 2020 Summer Olympics.

[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 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 16
Updates include: "Saturday Night Live" parts ways with Shane Gillis; Netflix nixes "No Good Nick"; and Justin Theroux, Charlie Hunnam set as leads on new Apple TV+ series.

[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 - 01:06 PM]
"A Very Brady Renovation" Delivers Record-Breaking Live Plus Three-Day Ratings for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[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 - 01:00 PM]
Quibi Announces "Survive" Starring Sophie Turner and Corey Hawkins
When Jane's (Sophie Turner) plane crashes on a remote snow-covered mountain, she must pull herself out of the wreckage and fight for her life alongside Paul (Corey Hawkins), the only other remaining survivor.

[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 - 12:04 PM]
Limited Series "Mrs. Fletcher" Debuts October 27; Created by Executive Producer and Writer Tom Perrotta
The series is a dual coming-of-age story chronicling the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son, who both embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results.







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[02/20/20 - 11:11 AM]
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The event starts with "Just My Type" on Saturday, March 28.

[02/20/20 - 11:03 AM]
The Sun Sets in Beach City When Cartoon Network's "Steven Universe" Embarks on Its Final Journey, Friday, March 6
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[02/20/20 - 10:45 AM]
A&E Greenlights Second Season of Documentary Series "Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole"
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[02/20/20 - 10:30 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning "So You Think You Can Dance" Returns For 17th Season on FOX
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[02/20/20 - 10:30 AM]
Laura Neal Announced as Lead Writer of "Killing Eve" Season Four
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[02/20/20 - 10:01 AM]
Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman Plunge Into a New Season of Petrifying Paranormal Activity When Travel Channel's "Portals to Hell" Returns on Friday, March 13 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
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[02/20/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu's "Little Fires Everywhere"
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[02/20/20 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Greenlights an Unprecedented 50 Hours of Robot-Fighting Action with the Return of "BattleBots"
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[02/20/20 - 09:24 AM]
Video: EPIX Releases Brand-New Trailer and Official Key Art for "Belgravia"
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[02/20/20 - 09:12 AM]
In Time for International Women's Day, YouTube and Global Fund for Women Announce "Fundamental. Gender Justice. No Exceptions," A New Documentary Series Exploring Human Rights Around the World
Partnering with Refinery29 on the series, the first episode of "Fundamental" will launch on March 4.

[02/20/20 - 08:36 AM]
NBC Renews "The Blacklist" for Season 8
The seventh season will resume Friday, March 20 at 8:00/7:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[02/20/20 - 08:21 AM]
A+E Networks(R) Launches A&E Crime Central
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[02/20/20 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown
NBC's coverage of the Democratic Candidates Debate draws over 10 million viewers in preliminary results.

[02/20/20 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Watch Now - Opening Minutes of Jason Segel's "Dispatches from Elsewhere"
The upcoming anthology series is set to debut with a two-night premiere event on Sunday, March 1 and Monday, March 2 on AMC.

[02/20/20 - 08:01 AM]
The First Season of Furry High School Drama Anime "Beastars" Launches March 13th
For teenage wolf Legoshi, the only thing stronger than the desire to eat his rabbit schoolmate Haru might be the desire to love her.