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[10/04/19 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 4
Updates include: Rachel Maddow lends her voice to The CW's "Batwoman"; "The Crown's" Peter Morgan inks massive overall deal with Netflix; and Disney+ orders documentary series "Behind the Attraction."

[10/04/19 - 01:28 PM]
A Trip to Grandma's House Leads to Unexpected Holiday Romance for a Professional Photographer in "Picture a Perfect Christmas," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 9, on Hallmark Channel
Sophie Griffith's (Patterson) photography career is really taking off, yet she cannot seem to find the same kind of success and fulfillment in her personal life.

[10/04/19 - 01:27 PM]
Jill Wagner and Matthew Davis Star in "Christmas Wishes and Mistletoe Kisses," A New, Original Movie Premiering October 26th, on Hallmark Channel
Former interior designer Abbey Fuller (Wagner) traded the uncertainties of running a small business for a 9-5 job that lets her keep a consistent schedule for her five-year-old son Max (Wyatt Hunt).

[10/04/19 - 11:34 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer - Hulu Original "Marvel's Runaways"
The series will return for season three on Friday, December 13 with all 10 episodes.

[10/04/19 - 11:17 AM]
"CMT's Nashville Squares" Hosted by Comedian Bob Saget to Premiere on Friday, November 1st at 8p/7c
The all-new series puts a country music twist on the classic game show "Hollywood Squares."

[10/04/19 - 10:35 AM]
Rachael Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans Jr Set to Star in Netflix's "Love, Guaranteed"
To save her small law firm, earnest lawyer Susan takes a high-paying case from Nick, a charming new client who wants to sue a dating website that guarantees love.

[10/04/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "The Kominsky Method" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are back for a new season, due on October 25.

[10/04/19 - 08:59 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Keeps FOX on Top
The network's NFL franchise dominates the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/04/19 - 07:05 AM]
Video: "Unnatural Selection" - Main Trailer - Netflix
The documentary series, due on October 18, explores new developments in the science of gene-editing that defy evolution and raise moral, social and environmental impact questions about where we, as a society, draw the line.

[10/04/19 - 06:35 AM]
"Elite" Has Been Renewed for Season 3 - New Episodes Will Hit Netflix in 2020
Leïti Sène and Sergio Momo are bound for the new season, which has already completed production.

[10/03/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 3
Updates include: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna join Amazon's "Cortes"; Starz looks to bring "Blindspotting" to the small screen; and Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren re-team for "The International" at CBS.

[10/03/19 - 05:52 PM]
Apple's "Servant" from M. Night Shyamalan to Premiere November 28 Exclusively on Apple TV+
The series follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.

[10/03/19 - 05:43 PM]
"Big Mouth" Creators Set New Series "Human Resources"
The workplace comedy is set in the world of the monsters.

[10/03/19 - 01:27 PM]
Adrian Grenier and Kaitlin Doubleday Star in "Christmas at Graceland: Home for the Holidays" A New, Original Movie Premiering November 23, on Hallmark Channel
World-traveler Harper Ellis (Doubleday) returns to Memphis for the holidays to stay with her family and interview for an overseas position at a museum.

[10/03/19 - 01:19 PM]
Video: "Baroness von Sketch Show" Returns to IFC Wednesday, October 30th - Watch and Share the Season 4 Trailer Now
These days, life is hardly a fairy tale, so pour a healthy glass of red and enjoy IFC's all-female sketch series performed and written by Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen.

[10/03/19 - 11:48 AM]
"CMT Crossroads" Celebrates Its 70th Episode with Superstar Pairing of Halsey and Kelsea Ballerini in One of Its Largest Outdoor Tapings Ever on Friday, October 11 in Nashville
The episode will premiere on CMT in early 2020.

[10/03/19 - 11:47 AM]
Video: CBS All Access Unleashes the Official Trailer and Teaser Art for Season Two of "Tell Me a Story"
The series will return for its second season on Thursday, December 5.

[10/03/19 - 10:16 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer - Hulu's Upcoming Drama Series "Reprisal"
The series stars Abigail Spencer, Rodrigo Santoro, Mena Massoud, Rhys Wakefield, Madison Davenport, Gilbert Owuor, David Dastmalchian, W. Earl Brown, Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan, and Rory Cochrane.

[10/03/19 - 10:01 AM]
Pop TV Renews Critically Acclaimed "Florida Girls" for Second Season
The series is an unapologetically bold comedy inspired by the life of creator and star Laura Chinn about four friends who are making the most out of life while living below the poverty line in Clearwater, Florida.

[10/03/19 - 09:29 AM]
Grammy Award(R)-Winning Singer-Songwriter Leann Rimes Joins the Special Guest Lineup for HGTV's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
Rimes will appear in one of 10 highly anticipated new episodes that will air on HGTV in early 2020.

[10/03/19 - 09:06 AM]
National Geographic Taps Triple Threat Cynthia Erivo ("Harriet," "The Color Purple") as Aretha Franklin in "Genius: Aretha"
Filming will start this November for a spring 2020 premiere on National Geographic channels in 172 countries and 43 languages.

[10/03/19 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Eli" - Official Trailer - Netflix
As a last resort to cure their son's auto-immune disorder, the Millers move into a sterile manor during his treatments.

[10/03/19 - 09:02 AM]
Quibi Announces New Horror Series "50 States of Fright" from Gunpowder & Sky's ALTER, DIGA Studios and Executive Producer Sam Raimi
Rachel Brosnahan, Travis Fimmel, Christina Ricci, Jacob Batalon, Ming-Na Wen, Taissa Farmiga, Asa Butterfield, John Marshall Jones and Ron Livingston will star in the anthology series.

[10/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Max and Sesame Workshop Announce New Content Partnership Cementing a Shared Commitment to Kids and Families
Beginning with season 51, "Sesame Street" will premiere on HBO Max and then continue to air for free on PBS Kids.

[10/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
AMC Reveals First-Look at Third Series in "The Walking Dead" Universe Ahead of the Show's Panel Debut at New York Comic Con
The third installment of the franchise will feature two young female protagonists and focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it.

[10/03/19 - 08:35 AM]
CBS Orders New Competition Series "Tough as Nails," From Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer Phil Keoghan and Louise Keoghan
Keoghan will also serve as host on the 10-episode competition series.

[10/03/19 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Masked Singer" Hold Onto Demo Honors
The network's reality hit nevertheless is down 24% from last week's opener.

[10/03/19 - 08:11 AM]
TNT Brings Original "Snowpiercer" Artwork to New York Comic Con
TNT has commissioned DC to have five artists interpret the series in their own creative vision through a custom poster series that will be exclusively available at the "Snowpiercer" booth at New York Comic Con.

[10/03/19 - 08:00 AM]
Starz Acquires Six Titles Including Geena Davis' "This Changes Everything" Documentary and Series "In the Long Run" Created by and Featuring Idris Elba
"This series is a semi-autobiographical comedy that tackles stereotypes and racial divisions while having a laugh about it," said Elba.

[10/03/19 - 06:01 AM]
IMDb Original Series "Corner Gas Animated" to Premiere on IMDb TV in the U.S. on October 15
Beginning October 15, 24 episodes of seasons 1 and 2 will be available for the first time in the U.S. on the IMDb TV app on Fire TV, the Prime Video app, IMDb.com and the IMDb mobile apps.

[10/02/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 2
Updates include: Mekia Cox joins the cast of ABC's "The Rookie"; Lisa Cholodenko to helm Showtime's "Rita" pilot; and Michael B. Jordan, Seth Rogen bring "Middle West" to Amazon.

[10/02/19 - 03:44 PM]
HBO Max Assembles Animated and Scripted Originals Kids and Family Team
Joining the kids and family team are Billy Wee, Senior Vice President, Original Animation, and Nikki Reed, Vice President, Kids and Family Scripted Originals.

[10/02/19 - 02:44 PM]
TBS Orders One-Hour Drama "Obliterated" Straight to Series
The one-hour, 10-episode serialized action dramedy is focused on an elite special forces team who is tracking a deadly terrorist network, hell bent on blowing up Las Vegas.

[10/02/19 - 01:35 PM]
Food Nework and Girl Scouts of the USA Team Up for Primetime Series "Girl Scout Cookie Championship," Hosted by Alyson Hannigan
Production is currently underway and the series is slated to premiere Q1 2020 during Girl Scout Cookie season.

[10/02/19 - 01:10 PM]
Netflix Announces New Sketch Series "The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show"
The six-episode half-hour series will shoot in New York this fall and launch in 2020.

[10/02/19 - 01:05 PM]
TLC's "Long Lost Family" Returns for an Emotional Fourth Season on Friday, October 25 at 10PM ET/PT
With the help of hosts Chris Jacobs and Lisa Joyner, estranged relatives who have suffered decades of separation take another step toward the possibility of discovering and reuniting with family members.

[10/02/19 - 12:09 PM]
Lifetime Says "I Do" to New Season of "Marrying Millions" for 2020
The series has received an 16-episode order, up from 10 episodes from its debut season, as it follows relationships where one partner is incredibly wealthy, and the other is definitively not.

[10/02/19 - 10:38 AM]
Nickelodeon Sets Premiere Date for New Family Music Competition, Friday, Nov. 1, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
"America's Most Musical Family" will simulcast its premiere across BET, MTV, MTV2, Nicktoons, Paramount Network, TeenNick, TV Land and VH1.

[10/02/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Dear White People" Will Return for a Fourth and Final Season
The streaming service revealed said news on social media this morning.

[10/02/19 - 09:50 AM]
AXS TV Presents the Star-Studded Singing Competition "The X Factor: Celebrity," Making Its Stateside Debut on Monday, October 14 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The upcoming season puts a fresh spin on the long-standing series, pitting stars from film, television, sports, and more against each other as they put their singing talents on full display.

[10/02/19 - 09:00 AM]
Nickelodeon and Tyler Perry Studios Partner to Produce Brand-New Kids and Family Series Starring Young Dylan
The news was revealed today on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

[10/02/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Eye's "FBI" is the only series to post week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/02/19 - 08:05 AM]
A&E's "World's Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum" Takes Viewers on the Most Ambitious Televised Paranormal Investigation Ever
The two-hour special airs Wednesday, October 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/02/19 - 08:01 AM]
"Shadow and Bone" - Based on Leigh Bardugo's Novels - Has Found Its Cast
The Netflix series will star Ben Barnes as General Kirigan, Freddy Carter as Kaz Brekker, Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov, Archie Renaux as Malyen Oretsev, Amita Suman as Inej, and Kit Young as Jesper Fahey.

[10/02/19 - 07:33 AM]
Paramount Network Launches First Original Digital Series with "On Location" Hosted by Josh Horowitz
Zooey Deschanel, Michael Mann, Robert Patrick, M. Night Shyamalan, Kevin Smith and Lance Reddick are among those featured.

[10/02/19 - 06:09 AM]
CMT to Present Ashley McBryde with "Breakout Artist of the Year" Award During "2019 CMT Artists of the Year" Celebration
"I'm so excited to share the same stage as this fantastic group of artists and am honored to be there to celebrate alongside them!" shared McBryde.

[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.







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[04/13/21 - 04:25 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces First-Look Deal and Docuseries with Cultural Icon and 23-Time Grand Slam Tennis Champion Serena Williams
Serena will work with Amazon Studios to create scripted and unscripted television projects that will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, beginning with an untitled docuseries that follows her in both her professional and personal life.

[04/13/21 - 01:35 PM]
MTV Heats Up Wednesday Nights with the Return of "The Hills: New Beginnings" on May 12th at 9PM ET/PT
After a year of lockdowns and lost time, the cast of Hollywood's most iconic friend group is reuniting.

[04/13/21 - 11:08 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Official Trailer and Key Art for Docuseries "Generation Hustle," Premiering April 22
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[04/13/21 - 11:08 AM]
HGTV Premieres Fresh Episodes of "My Lottery Dream Home" Starring David Bromstad and a New House-Hunting Series "Happily Wherever" on Friday, May 7
During the eight-episode house-hunting series, HGTV will tell the story of couples whose ability to work remotely has opened up a new world of living locations.

[04/13/21 - 11:01 AM]
NBCUniversal Television and Streaming Signs Overall Talent and Development Deal with Lauren Ash
The agreement includes a commitment with Universal Television for Ash to write a half hour comedy pilot.

[04/13/21 - 10:17 AM]
It's Time for Some Good Vibes When Bravo's "Family Karma" Returns for Season Two on Wednesday, June 2, at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for Season 2 are Anisha Ramakrishna, Amrit Kapai, Bali Chainani, Brian Benni, Monica Vaswani, Shaan Patel, and Vishal Parvani.

[04/13/21 - 10:09 AM]
Dancer, Actress, Author and Producer Jenna Dewan Joins the Judges Panel for "Come Dance with Me," The New CBS Family Dance Competition Show
The series features exceptionally talented young dancers from across the country who invite one inspirational, and untrained, family member or other adult who has supported their dance dreams, to become their dance partner for a chance to strut their stuff for a grand prize.

[04/13/21 - 10:04 AM]
Video: "Shrill" Season 3 - Trailer and Key Art Debut
The series stars Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Ian Owens, John Cameron Mitchell, E.R. Fightmaster and Patti Harrison.

[04/13/21 - 10:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Viewers, Demos for NBC
ABC's "American Idol" shares the honors among adults 18-49.

[04/13/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Phylicia Rashad and more invite us into a conversation to explore Chadwick Boseman's extraordinary commitment to his craft.

[04/13/21 - 09:46 AM]
An All New 60-Day "Naked and Afraid XL" Challenge Premieres April 25 on Discovery
This season of "XL" presents hazards and hardships only the toughest survivalists in the world can endure but also opportunities to showcase their elite skills.

[04/13/21 - 09:00 AM]
Powerful Collaborations, World Premieres and Special Performances Anchor the "56th Academy of Country Music Awards(TM)"
Hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, the event will air live on Sunday, April 18 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[04/13/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Docuseries "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson" from Grammy and Academy Award Winners Mark Ronson and Morgan Neville
The six-part docuseries - due on Friday, July 30 - will examine sound creation and the revolutionary technology that has shaped music as we know it.

[04/13/21 - 08:16 AM]
Video: "Army of the Dead" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.

[04/13/21 - 08:00 AM]
Apple Original Films Announces Definitive Louis Armstrong Documentary "Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong"
The film offers a definitive look at the master musician's life and legacy as a founding father of jazz, the first pop star and a cultural ambassador of the United States.