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[09/25/19 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 25
Updates include: BET cancels "In Contempt"; Hulu shutters "Marvel's Ghost Rider"; and Ray Romano to star in HBO Max's "Made for Love."

[09/25/19 - 01:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama Series "Ripley" with Andrew Scott in Title Role
In the series, Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is hired by a wealthy man to travel to Italy to try to convince his vagabond son to return home.

[09/25/19 - 11:32 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Celebrates a Decade of Family, Friendship, and Frenemies When Season 10 Premieres on Wednesday, November 6 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for season 10 are Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Margaret Josephs, Dolores Catania, Jackie Goldschneider and Jennifer Aydin.

[09/25/19 - 11:29 AM]
MotorTrend Announces the All-New Series "Ant Anstead Master Mechanic"
In the all-new series, world premiering Thursday, October 10, exclusively on the MotorTrend App, Anstead is paying homage to the legendary 1930s Alfa Romeo 158 Grand Prix race car by building his own from the ground up.

[09/25/19 - 10:19 AM]
Freeform to Offer an Encore Presentation of the Premiere of ABC's Highly Anticipated New Drama "Emergence," Saturday, Sept. 28, at 11 P.M. EDT
The Allison Tolman-led drama bowed last night on the Alphabet.

[09/25/19 - 09:45 AM]
Freeform Orders "Last Summer" Pilot from eOne
The project is written and executive produced by Bert V. Royal, with Iron Ocean Productions' Jessica Biel and Michelle Purple, and Max Winkler, who will also direct.

[09/25/19 - 09:32 AM]
Ovation Locks Laura Dern and Alfre Woodard as "Inside the Actors Studio" Guests
Greta Gerwig and LaTanya Richardson Jackson will host said installments.

[09/25/19 - 09:00 AM]
John Stamos and Graham Phillips to Make a Splash in "The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live!"
They'll join the previously announced Auli'i Cravalho (Ariel), Queen Latifah (Ursula) and Shaggy (Sebastian).

[09/25/19 - 08:26 AM]
"Invisible City," Created by Carlos Saldanha, Begins Production in Brazil
Oscar-nominated Saldanha is the creator and executive producer of the show, which is his first live-action series and will take Brazilian folklore stories to the world under a contemporary perspective.

[09/25/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Returns on Top in Demos for NBC
The Peacock's flagship drama however is down nearly 38% from a year ago among adults 18-49.

[09/24/19 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 24
Updates include: The CW details latest "Arrow" spin-off; "Fleabag's" Phoebe Waller-Bridge signs overall deal with Amazon; and Michael Rosenbaum passes on appearing in The CW's "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover event.

[09/24/19 - 02:16 PM]
Oxygen Media Debuts a Two-Hour Special "Uncovered: Killed by Hate" Premiering Sunday, October 20 at 7PM ET/PT
As America approaches the 10 year anniversary of the "Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act," Oxygen explores how far the country has come with the emotional and poignant two-hour special.

[09/24/19 - 01:14 PM]
"Holidays with the Houghs" Brings Fun Sibling Revelry to NBC
The hourlong special, to be aired later this year, will feature brother and sister and Emmy Award-winning choreographers Derek and Julianne Hough, each of whom and together will perform in show-stopping musical and dance performances.

[09/24/19 - 10:14 AM]
Science Channel's Popular Engineering Series "Mysteries of the Abandoned" Returning for Season Four Thursday, October 3rd at 9PM
The series features stories behind some of the world's most striking buildings, why they were built, and why they are now in ruins.

[09/24/19 - 10:01 AM]
Will Smith to Star in Nicky Barnes Biopic "The Council" for Netflix
The film is the never-before told story of a crime syndicate consisting of seven African-American men who ruled Harlem in the 1970s and early 80s.

[09/24/19 - 10:01 AM]
New Discovery Channel Series "River of No Return" Premieres October 6
Set deep in the backcountry of one of the largest, most dangerous and incredibly scenic stretches of unfettered land in the country, lies the Frank Church Wilderness, also known as "The Frank."

[09/24/19 - 10:00 AM]
CBS All Access' Psychological Thriller "Tell Me a Story" Returns for Season Two Thursday, Dec. 5
Exploring an entirely new set of fairy tales and characters, the 10-episode second season will feature the stories of three legendary princesses - "Beauty and the Beast," "Sleeping Beauty" and "Cinderella" - like you've never seen them before.

[09/24/19 - 09:37 AM]
Showtime(R) Goes Deeper Into Longform Journalism with 13-Episode Order of Acclaimed Documentary Series "Vice"
The Emmy-winning weekly newsmagazine previously ran on HBO from 2013 to 2018.

[09/24/19 - 09:30 AM]
Shondaland and Netflix Announce "Notes on Love" Anthology Series
Each installment comes straight from the unique lens of a prolific creative, including Norman Lear with writing partner Aaron Shure, Steve Martin, Diane Warren, Jenny Han, real-life married duo Lindy West & Ahamefule J. Oluo, and Shonda Rhimes.

[09/24/19 - 09:06 AM]
Blythe Danner Joins "American Gods" in Season 3 as Demeter
Demeter is the Greek goddess of the harvest who has an unresolved romantic history with Mr. Wednesday.

[09/24/19 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Open Season on Top
Newcomer "Bluff City Law" however is down nearly 64% from the launch of "Manifest" among adults 18-49.

[09/24/19 - 07:35 AM]
Video: "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Picking up moments after the series finale, Aaron Paul is back as Jesse Pinkman.

[09/24/19 - 06:14 AM]
Derek Theler, Beth Riesgraf, Usman Ally, Lamont Thompson, Artur Benson and Aaron Glenane Join the Cast of Paramount Network Series "68 Whiskey"
They join previously announced cast members Sam Keeley, Gage Golightly, Cristina Rodlo, Jeremy Tardy and Nicholas Coombe.

[09/24/19 - 05:33 AM]
Tom Hanks to Receive Cecil B. deMille Award at 77th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
"For more than three decades, he's captivated audiences with rich and playful characters that we've grown to love and admire," said HFPA President Lorenzo Soria.

[09/23/19 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 23
Updates include: Jared Padalecki to star in proposed "Walker, Texas Ranger" reboot; ABC passes on drama pilot "Triangle"; and FOX's "9-1-1" spin-off rounds out cast.

[09/23/19 - 05:44 PM]
UPtv to Celebrate the Season Earlier Than Ever with the Biggest "Christmas Movie Christmas" Offering Yet
This merry holiday offering features 10 U.S. premiere movies and a "GilMORE the Merrier" binge-a-thon.

[09/23/19 - 12:00 PM]
The Force Is with ABC as the Network Celebrates "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" During Fall Premiere Week
Viewers will be treated to on-air mentions and surprises from the Star Wars universe, beginning tomorrow night with the award-winning comedy "black-ish" and ending next Monday with "Dancing with the Stars."

[09/23/19 - 11:00 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce New Premiere Date for Original Dramas "The Oval" and "Sistas"
Tyler Perry's new original dramas will now premiere Wednesday, October 23 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c respectively (previously October 9).

[09/23/19 - 10:53 AM]
"Dancing with the Stars - Live Tour 2020" Dances Its Way Across America This Winter in Longest Tour to Date
The longest tour to date will be kicking off January 9 in Richmond, Virginia, the all-new production will feature fan-favorite professional dancers wowing audiences with every type of dance style as seen on ABC's hit show.

[09/23/19 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top All Competition
Preliminary results see FOX's Emmy telecast down sharply from a year go.

[09/23/19 - 05:24 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for New Learning Series That Explores Life's Most Interesting Questions
In "Glad You Asked," Vox's top journalists go on a quest to answer some of YouTube's most searched and interesting questions.

[09/22/19 - 11:30 PM]
Complete Listing of 71st Emmy(R) Awards Winners
HBO's "Game of Thrones" and Amazon's "Fleabag" are named Outstanding Drama and Comedy Series at tonight's event.

[09/22/19 - 05:17 PM]
Netflix to Produce Heart-Warming Series "Move to Heaven," Depicting Life and Emotions of Trauma Cleaner
The project is the story of Gu-ru who has Asperger's syndrome and his uncle Sang-gu.

[09/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Gets Boost from College Football
The Eye's primetime coverage wins the night by a wide margin.

[09/21/19 - 06:01 PM]
Hello, Jerry! Viacom Acquires Exclusive Cable Rights to "Seinfeld" from Sony Pictures Television
Beginning in October 2021, the full library will air amongst Viacom's entertainment brands, including Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land.

[09/21/19 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Low Key Demo Race
The Peacock tops adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[09/20/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 20
Updates include: Erica Durance's Lois Lane set for The CW's "Crisis on Infinite Earths"; FOX's "9-1-1: Lone Star" fills out cast; and Anna Maiche tapped for Netflix's "Tiny Pretty Things."

[09/20/19 - 01:12 PM]
New Season of E!'s Transformational Reality Series "Botched" Premieres Tuesday, November 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: see the most outrageous show moments, mind-blowing transformations, and over-the-top patients of the entire series on the "Most Outrageous Patients Special" airing Tuesday, October 29.

[09/20/19 - 10:57 AM]
Netflix Adapts Tony Award-Winner Jason Robert Brown's Broadway Musical 13 Into a Family Film
Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parents' divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school.

[09/20/19 - 10:09 AM]
Animal Planet Acquires Worldwide Television Rights to Documentary Film "Watson"
The film chronicles Sea Shepherd founder Captain Paul Watson, who has spent his life sailing the globe to keep our oceans and their inhabitants safe.

[09/20/19 - 09:59 AM]
Ryan Seacrest Returns as Host of Iconic Singing Competition Series "American Idol"
He reunites with previously announced music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, as well as in-house mentor, Bobby Bones.

[09/20/19 - 09:22 AM]
Lifetime Commits to Two More Seasons of "Married at First Sight" for 2020
"Married at First Sight" season 10 will take place in Washington, D.C. and premieres New Year's Day, January 1, 2020.

[09/20/19 - 09:01 AM]
The Premiere Episode of New CBS Comedy "The Unicorn" to Get Early Multiplatform Preview Beginning Today
The premiere episode may be seen across CBS.com, the CBS mobile app, Amazon Prime Video Channels, Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app, and Roku ahead of its broadcast premiere on Thursday, September 26.

[09/20/19 - 08:43 AM]
Travel Channel Set to Premiere Landmark Live Ghost Hunt From One of America's Oldest and Most Haunted Cities - Salem, Massachusetts - on Friday, October 4
The all-star team includes Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman ("Portals to Hell"), Amy Bruni, Adam Berry and Chip Coffey ("Kindred Spirits"), Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey ("Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests"), Dave Schrader and Cindy Kaza ("The Holzer Files").

[09/20/19 - 08:31 AM]
Netflix Renews "GLOW" for a Fourth and Final Season
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[09/20/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with CBS, FOX
Preliminary results see the Alphabet holding onto the top spot last night.

[09/20/19 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "Fractured" - Official Trailer - Can You Solve the Mystery? - Netflix
Sam Worthington and Lily Rabe star in the streaming service's latest original movie, due on Friday, October 11.

[09/20/19 - 07:44 AM]
Video: "Rotten" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, October 4 with six new unsavory truths about the underbelly of the global food industry.

[09/20/19 - 06:56 AM]
HGTV Adds David Bromstad and Tyler Florence to Its Lineup of Special Guest Stars on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
The HGTV spin on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is scheduled to air in early 2020.

[09/20/19 - 06:05 AM]
Video: "The Crown" Season 3 - Teaser Trailer - Netflix
The new season, starring Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, arrives November 17.







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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."