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[10/01/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 1
Updates include: ABC cancels summer drama "Grand Hotel"; Ava DuVernay to bring comic book series "DMZ" to HBO Max; and Winston Duke to lead "Swagger" for Apple TV+.

[10/01/19 - 04:37 PM]
WarnerMedia Expands Brett Weitz' Role to General Manager of TBS, TNT, and Now truTV
Concurrently, Thom Hinkle has been upped to head of original content for all three networks.

[10/01/19 - 01:58 PM]
Viacom's Entertainment Brands Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land All Close Fiscal Year with Overall Growth and Hit Scripted Series
All three brands also featured top-rated and critically acclaimed original programming throughout the fiscal year (October 2018 - September 2019).

[10/01/19 - 01:39 PM]
New CBS Series Lead the Way in Premiere Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[10/01/19 - 01:31 PM]
NBC Ranks #1 for Premiere Week in 18-49 for a Record 8th Year in a Row & Wins Week 1 in Total Viewers for the First Time in 18 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[10/01/19 - 12:22 PM]
AMC Greenlights Two New Series, "61st Street" and "Kevin Can F**k Himself"
"61st Street" has been ordered as a two-season television event series with eight episodes per season.

[10/01/19 - 12:18 PM]
Bounce's Longest-Running Original Series "Family Time" Returns for Season Seven on Weds. Oct. 9 at 9:00 p.m. ET
New episodes will also be available on Thursdays on Brown Sugar, Bounce's subscription video-on-demand service, along with complete seasons one through six.

[10/01/19 - 12:00 PM]
Pop TV Gives Fans the Ultimate "Schitt's Creek" Send-Off with "Visit Schitt's Creek" Pop-Up Event
The pop-up will invite fans into the Emmy(R)-nominated show's world with not just recreations of its most iconic sets, but also interactive photo experiences, takeaways, access to limited merchandise and more.

[10/01/19 - 10:50 AM]
Lifetime Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Award-Winning Public Affairs Initiative, Stop Breast Cancer for Life Across the A+E Networks Portfolio
The initiative will also be supported across the portfolio's social platforms throughout the month that will include facts, tips and other information to fight breast cancer.

[10/01/19 - 10:33 AM]
Hulu Haunts This October with a Frightful Film Fest and Chilling Content in Streaming Service's Annual Huluween
This week, Hulu and Blumhouse Television returns with the year-round horror event Hulu Original Series, "Into The Dark" with a special Halloween episode, "Uncanny Annie."

[10/01/19 - 10:32 AM]
TNT Renews Fan-Favorite Drama "Claws" for a Fourth and Final Season
"For the past three seasons, 'Claws' has handled delicate and culturally relevant themes like race, class, gender, age and sexual orientation with grace and humor via superb storytelling," said Brett Weitz.

[10/01/19 - 10:17 AM]
Ariana Grande Leads "2019 MTV EMA" Nominations Followed by Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, J Balvin and Shawn Mendes for 26th Edition Airing Live Globally November 3rd from Seville, Spain
The "2019 MTV EMAs" will take place at the FIBES, Conference & Exhibition Centre of Seville, Spain, and broadcast live on MTV in nearly 180 countries on Sunday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/01/19 - 10:06 AM]
Video: "Ghosts of Sugar Land" - Main Trailer - Netflix
A group of suburban Muslim friends trace the disappearance of their friend "Mark," who is suspected of joining ISIS.

[10/01/19 - 09:45 AM]
MTV Continues Its Hot Streak as the #1 Network in Prime with Greenlight of "DJ Pauly D & Vinny's Vegas Pool Party"
The series follows the dynamic duo as they takeover Las Vegas and give their friends a shot at the Vegas life.

[10/01/19 - 09:35 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Takes Viewers on an Extraordinary 4.5 Billion-Year Journey in "The Life of Earth"
Combining spectacular visuals, pioneering research and exciting expeditions, a new two-hour series from Smithsonian Channel reveals fresh evidence to age-old questions.

[10/01/19 - 09:30 AM]
Video: Trailer Release - YouTube Originals Documentary "The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash" to Premiere November 11
The film, which was created with the full cooperation of the Cash estate and rich in recently discovered archival materials, brings Cash the man out from behind the legend.

[10/01/19 - 09:30 AM]
Season Two of Disney Channel's "Big City Greens" Premieres Saturday, Nov. 16
Guest stars this season include Karl-Anthony Towns, Alfred Molina, Jameela Jamil, Thomas Middleditch, Jonathan Van Ness, Christopher Lloyd and Lucy Lawless.

[10/01/19 - 09:15 AM]
Starz Casts Julia Goldani Telles as Lead in Third Installment of Steven Soderbergh's Seductive Anthology Series "The Girlfriend Experience"
Telles will play Iris, a young neuroscientist who begins to explore the transactional world of The Girlfriend Experience, only to find herself deep inside the Uncanny Valley with the relationships she creates.

[10/01/19 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Hero Project" - Official Trailer - Disney+ - Streaming November 12
The journey to becoming a hero begins November 12.

[10/01/19 - 08:57 AM]
Gear Up for a Terrifying Cross-Country Road Trip in Travel Channel's "Destination Fear" - Premiering Saturday, October 26 10 P.M. ET/PT
Paranormal explorer and documentary filmmaker Dakota Laden is taking his sister, Chelsea Laden, and best friend, Tanner Wiseman, across the country in an RV to spend the night in the most haunted abandoned locations in America.

[10/01/19 - 08:53 AM]
"Atypical" Returns November 1 on Netflix
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[10/01/19 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors
"9-1-1" and "The Voice" both lead the night among adults 18-49.

[10/01/19 - 07:26 AM]
Video: "6 Underground" Starring Ryan Reynolds - Official Trailer - Netflix
The Michael Bay-directed film drops Friday, December 13.

[10/01/19 - 03:36 AM]
Video: "The Hook Up Plan" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The French comedy series is back Friday, October 11 on the streaming service.

[09/30/19 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 30
Updates include: Akiva Goldsman boards Amazon's "Ringworld"; Arturo Castro cast in HBO Max's "Delilah" comedy pilot; and Sendhil Ramamurthy to recur in Netflix's "Never Have I Ever."

[09/30/19 - 10:23 PM]
Ensemble Cast Set for Netflix Family Film "Finding Ohana"
A summer in rural Oahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.

[09/30/19 - 05:02 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere Two-Part "Biography" Special Event "Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On" Beginning Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 25 at 9PM ET/PT
The documentary offers an intimate look into Brooks' life as a musician, father, and man as well as the moments that have defined his decade-spanning career and seminal hit songs.

[09/30/19 - 03:07 PM]
Video: "Insatiable" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, October 11 to the streaming service.

[09/30/19 - 02:52 PM]
"South Park" Returns with Tegridy as #1 Cable Comedy Telecast of 2019 with Key P18-49 Demo
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[09/30/19 - 02:14 PM]
WarnerMedia Entertainment Assembles Digital Media Leaders for HBO Max
HBO Max is scheduled to launch in spring of 2020 and is anticipated to premiere with 10,000 hours of premium content.

[09/30/19 - 02:00 PM]
Look Out Below: New Season of "Engineering Catastrophes" Premieres October 2 on Science Channel
"The power of engineering cannot be underestimated," said Lindsey Foster Blumberg.

[09/30/19 - 10:35 AM]
LMN Announces Record-Setting 25 New Movies for Its Fall Slate
Jennie Garth, Luca Bella, Thora Birch, Matt Dallas, Jamie Luner, Rupert Graves, Samaire Armstrong, Rob Mayes, Gina Holden, Tanner Buchanan, Rick Cosnett, and Tuppence Middleton are among the featured talent.

[09/30/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Official Trailer - J.J. Abrams and Stephen King's "Castle Rock"
In season two, a feud between warring clans comes to a boil when budding psychopath Annie Wilkes, Stephen King's nurse from hell, gets waylaid in Castle Rock.

[09/30/19 - 09:01 AM]
"Stranger Things" Renewed for Season 4 as Netflix Makes Overall Deal with The Duffer Brothers
"The Duffer Brothers have captivated viewers around the world with 'Stranger Things' and we're thrilled to expand our relationship with them to bring their vivid imaginations to other film and series projects our members will love," said Ted Sarandos.

[09/30/19 - 08:38 AM]
Food Network and Cooking Channel Celebrate Thanksgiving with a Bounty of Holiday-Themed Programming, Recipes, Live Classes and More
The season kicks off on Sunday, November 3 with "Ultimate Thanksgiving Challenge."

[09/30/19 - 08:33 AM]
HGTV Reveals Behind the Scenes Footage and More Special Moments in "A Very Brady Renovation: Behind the Build"
Look for said installments on Monday, October 7 and 14 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/30/19 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Hits Season High for NBC
The Peacock dominates the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/30/19 - 08:09 AM]
Oxygen Premieres "Killer Siblings" Sunday, October 27 at 7 PM ET/PT
Each hour-long episode will explore the psychology and pasts of cold-blooded siblings who have carried out vicious murders.

[09/30/19 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Theatrical Release Date and Debuts Trailer and Poster for "The Kingmaker"
The film will continue to play at festivals across the country before this theatrical run begins.

[09/30/19 - 07:12 AM]
Video: "I Lost My Body" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Based on Guillaume Laurant's novel "Happy Hand," the film premieres Friday, November 29 on the streaming service.

[09/30/19 - 04:14 AM]
Netflix Announces the Cast for "Into the Night"
The series begins with a sudden solar event, as the sun inexplicably starts killing everything in its path.

[09/29/19 - 10:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Continues Reign with College Football
The Alphabet easily wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/28/19 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"American Housewife" and "Hawaii Five-0" both lead the night among adults 18-49.

[09/27/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 27
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists"; HBO's "Mare of Easttown" rounds out cast; and Amy Landecker boards Showtime's "Your Honor."

[09/27/19 - 02:32 PM]
Deborah Chow to Direct Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Exclusively on Disney+
Ewan McGregor will be reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi for the series, which takes place eight years after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.

[09/27/19 - 02:22 PM]
iHeartMedia Rings in the Holiday Season with the Return of Its Iconic 2019 National "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One(R)"
The CW will broadcast the event as an exclusive nationwide television special on Thursday, December 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/27/19 - 12:20 PM]
HBO Max Teams Up with Emmy(R) Award Winner Ellen DeGeneres for Four Original Series
"I'm very excited to bring my new shows to HBO Max. I don't know who Max is, but I can't wait to work with him," DeGeneres said.

[09/27/19 - 11:05 AM]
Rachael Ray's "30 Minute Meals" Returns with New Episodes This Fall on Food Network
During each episode Rachael gives viewers real-time, step-by-step cooking instructions, from ingredient prep to getting a meal on the table, with time-saving tips that make the aspirational achievable.

[09/27/19 - 10:16 AM]
11 Actors Join Darren Criss in "Hollywood," A New Series from Ryan Murphy & Ian Brennan
Jeremy Pope, David Corenswet, Holland Taylor, Samara Weaving, Dylan McDermott, Laura Harrier, Patti LuPone, Jake Picking, Jim Parsons, Maude Apatow, and Joe Mantello are the latest on tap.

[09/27/19 - 09:16 AM]
Freeform Promises "Everything's Gonna Be Okay," With Series Premiere on Thursday, Jan. 16
Josh Thomas stars as a neurotic twenty-something-year-old visiting his dad and teenage half-sisters, one of whom is on the autism spectrum.







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[11/13/19 - 01:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Eddie Griffin: E-Niggma" - New Stand-Up Special from the Veteran Comedian Premieres Friday, December 6 at 11 PM ET/PT
The hour-long special is filmed at the restored, historic landmark Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, home to many iconic performers including Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Lena Horne.

[11/13/19 - 12:15 PM]
Freeform Assembles the Cast for Pilot "Last Summer" from Bert V. Royal, Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple, Max Winkler and eOne
Chiara Aurelia, Mika Abdalla, Michael Landes, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes, Blake Lee, Nathaniel Ashton, and Brooklyn Sudano will star in the project.

[11/13/19 - 12:01 PM]
BBC America Announces Writers and Directors for All-New Season of "Doctor Who"
Three new writers have jumped on board the TARDIS for the upcoming season: Nina Metivier, Maxine Alderton and Charlene James.

[11/13/19 - 11:31 AM]
New Season of "The Bachelor" Takes Flight Monday, Jan. 6, on ABC
The show's 24th season will kick off with a special three-hour premiere event.

[11/13/19 - 10:03 AM]
The Wolfpack Welcomes New Additions and New Challenges in a Brand-New Season of "Alaskan Bush People" Premiering Wednesday, December 4
The Brown family's quest to achieve their dream of a fully self-contained village is on the line in a brand-new season.

[11/13/19 - 10:01 AM]
TBS Orders a Fifth Season of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
Additionally, TBS has renewed its first look deal with Bee's production company, Swimsuit Competition, that focuses on developing amusing original content that is definitely worth spending a weekend bingeing.

[11/13/19 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime Networks and A24 Films Close Output Agreement for A24 Feature Film Titles
The deal will include up to 16 films annually produced by A24.

[11/13/19 - 09:46 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Event Series "Home Town Rescue" Starring Ben and Erin Napier
The Napiers will mobilize members of one community to renovate multiple individual homes in the town and upgrade public spaces, such as parks, local diners and/or recreational centers.

[11/13/19 - 09:31 AM]
Travel Channel to Launch New Series "Trending Fear" with Adam Ellis - Internet and Twitter Author of #DearDavid Sensational Ghost Boy Stories
"Adam's extraordinary personal experience and harrowing tale that went viral in 'Dear David' makes him uniquely positioned to help those grappling with paranormal fear," said Matthew Butler, general manager, Travel Channel.

[11/13/19 - 09:06 AM]
Oxygen's "Homicide for the Holidays" Returns for Season Four On Saturday, December 7 at 7:30PM ET/PT
Season four unwraps four chilling stories of holidays taking a sweeping turn when a loved one is brutally killed by an unforeseen suspect and investigations unfold that stun everyone involved.

[11/13/19 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Makes Waves with "Ultimate Surfer," A New Competition Series from 11-Time World Surf League Champion Kelly Slater
Production will begin in 2020 and an airdate will be announced later this season.

[11/13/19 - 08:31 AM]
NBC Announces the 10 Makers Competing to Become the Next "Master Maker" on Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman's "Making It"
This season brings together a diverse group of makers from woodworkers to balloon artists and calligraphists to costume makers.

[11/13/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice," "This Is Us" Top Demos for NBC
The Peacock wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[11/13/19 - 07:47 AM]
BET Networks Announces Second Season Pick up for Its Bold and Sexy Scripted Series "Games People Play"
Season two cast members will be announced at a later date.

[11/13/19 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix and Nickelodeon Form Multi-Year Output Deal to Produce Original Animated Films and Series for Kids & Families Around the World
Forthcoming are specials based on "The Loud House" and "Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."