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[10/10/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 10
Updates include: Clive Owen joins Julianne Moore in "Lisey's Story" for Apple TV+; Nicolas Winding Refn brings "Maniac Cop" to HBO; and Hulu's "Harrow" to return for a third season.

[10/10/19 - 02:00 PM]
Actor, Singer, Host Extraordinaire Wayne Brady Joins "Black Lightning" as Gravedigger
Tyson "Gravedigger" Spikes is a World War II-era member of the U.S. military who became a "super soldier" after a secret experiment gifted him with enhanced strength, agility, tactical genius, and hand-to-hand combat expertise.

[10/10/19 - 02:00 PM]
October Is Fang-Tastic on ABC as the Network Treats Viewers to Halloween-Themed Episodes and Classic Specials
Classic Halloween specials "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and "Toy Story OF TERROR!" also return for encore performances.

[10/10/19 - 01:45 PM]
Oscar and Emmy Winner Holly Hunter to Star as Sally Yates in CBS Television Studios Miniseries
She joins the previously announced Jeff Daniels as James Comey, Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump, Michael Kelly as Andrew McCabe and Jennifer Ehle as Patrice Comey.

[10/10/19 - 01:01 PM]
All-New Holiday Special "How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming," Based on the Hugely Popular Dreamworks Animation Film Trilogy, to Air Dec. 3 at 8:30 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
The special will feature the return of Jay Baruchel as the voice of Hiccup, America Ferrera as Astrid, Gerard Butler as Stoick, Craig Ferguson as Gobber and Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Fishlegs.

[10/10/19 - 12:30 PM]
Freeform Rounds Up the Cast for Pilot "Close Up" from "How to Get Away with Murder's" Pete Nowalk and ABC Signature Studios
Plus: Natalie Chaidez joins as showrunner with Alex Kalymnios set to direct.

[10/10/19 - 12:28 PM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer and Announces Inaugural Authors for New "BookTube" Learning Series
A new episode will air the third Thursday of each month.

[10/10/19 - 12:14 PM]
Bravo Makes Dating Funny Again When "Blind Date" Premieres Monday, November 18 at 11:30PM ET/PT
A nod to the original format with a modernized twist to match social media trends, each half-hour episode focuses on two couples of varying ethnicity, sexual orientation and age.

[10/10/19 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Scores a Hole-in-One with Season Two of "Holey Moley"
Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore will return as color and play-by-play commentators, respectively, while Jeannie Mai will resume her role as sideline correspondent.

[10/10/19 - 11:30 AM]
Video: AMC and SundanceTV Release Haunting New Trailer for "The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park"
The five-part series simulcast over three consecutive nights, Wednesday, November 13 - Friday, November 15, reexamines one of the most infamous crimes in recent American history - the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers.

[10/10/19 - 11:13 AM]
Ghosts, Monsters and Haunted Thieves Invade TNT with "Supernatural" Marathon Airing on Halloween
From ghosts to monsters, haunted thieves and even Scooby Doo, TNT is your destination for getting into the Halloween spirit.

[10/10/19 - 11:08 AM]
NBC Goes Country with "Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry" Airing Tuesday, Nov. 26
In addition, her superstar friends - Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, Hank Williams Jr., and others - will also be on board to celebrate Parton's career and perform.

[10/10/19 - 10:54 AM]
Kiernan Shipka, Shameik Moore, Mitchell Hope, Jacob Batalon, Isabela Moner, Odeya Rush, Matthew Noszka & Liv Hewson Star in "Let It Snow"
The Netflix movie about a once-in-century snowstorm that hits a small town on Christmas Eve.

[10/10/19 - 10:41 AM]
"Desus & Mero" Is Back with All New Episodes Starting on Monday, October 14 on Showtime
Upcoming guests include DaBaby (on October 14), Taraji P. Henson, Forest Whitaker and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

[10/10/19 - 10:17 AM]
"Gold Rush: White Water" Returns to Discovery with the Dakota Boys Splitting Up to Find Even More Gold
Season three rolls out Friday, November 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/10/19 - 09:48 AM]
Star-Studded List of Performers & Presenters Revealed for "2019 CMT Artists of the Year"
The growing list includes some of the biggest stars from music, television and entertainment including Bobby Bones, Chrissy Metz, Johnny Galecki, Lady Antebellum, Lauren Akins, Lonnie Chavis, Maddie & Tae, Sam Hunt, Vince Gill and more.

[10/10/19 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Junior's "The Rocketeer" Premieres Friday, Nov. 8, on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and DisneyNOW
Inspired by Dave Stevens' beloved superhero comic books and Walt Disney Pictures feature film, the series stars Kitana Turnbull as Kit, and Billy Campbell and Kathy Najimy as her parents, Dave and Sareena Secord.

[10/10/19 - 09:07 AM]
Historical Myth Buster Justin Jampol Reveals Truths About History Through Newly Unearthed Objects in Travel Channel's "Lost Secrets"
The six-part series premieres on Sunday, November 10 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/10/19 - 09:02 AM]
Comedy Central Launches First Long-Term Social Impact Campaign Focused on Driving Mental Health Culture Change with Be the Difference
Today the network premiered its Be The Difference public service announcement (PSA) featuring Jeff Ross, Matteo Lane and Yamaneika Saunders.

[10/10/19 - 09:01 AM]
It's OK: HBO Launches Initiative to Destigmatize Conversation Around Mental Health
The network will create Mental Health Awareness bumpers and short form content to run on HBO's platforms beginning today in conjunction with World Mental Health Day.

[10/10/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Truth Be Told" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
When new evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation, she comes face to face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars.

[10/10/19 - 09:00 AM]
Telemundo Partners with Quibi on Two News Shows for Growing Hispanic Audience
The two daily news programs include a news show tapping into the audience's passion for news, along with an entertainment news show.

[10/10/19 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Rises in FOX Demo Victory
The network once again takes home the adults 18-49 crown while NBC remains the most-watched network.

[10/10/19 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Rattlesnake" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a single mother (Carmen Ejogo) accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter (Apollonia Pratt) is bitten by a rattlesnake, she finds herself making an unthinkable deal to repay her debt.

[10/10/19 - 07:37 AM]
Video: "Prank Encounters" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Hosted by Gaten Matarazzo, each episode of this terrifying and hilarious show takes two complete strangers on the surprise ride of a lifetime.

[10/10/19 - 07:34 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Award-Winning Actresses Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo for an OWN Primetime Special Airing Saturday, October 26
"OWN Spotlight: Oprah At Home with Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo" will air at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/10/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Dancing with the Birds" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Narrated by Emmy Award-winner Stephen Fry, the film launches Wednesday, October 23.

[10/10/19 - 07:00 AM]
Drew Barrymore to Headline Daytime Talk Show for CBS Television Distribution
The CBS Television Stations group has signed on to anchor the launch of the new show, including on WCBS-TV in New York and KCBS-TV in Los Angeles.

[10/09/19 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 9
Updates include: Michael Raymond-James to visit FOX's "Prodigal Son"; Kaley Ronayne tapped for Nat Geo's "The Right Stuff"; and Cameron Johnson sells "Diversity Hire" to FOX.

[10/09/19 - 01:04 PM]
Bravo Struts Down the Catwalk with a New Season of "Project Runway" Starting Thursday, December 5 at 9:30PM ET/PT
Host Karlie Kloss is back, along with Christian Siriano as the mentor and returning judges Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell, and Elaine Welteroth, to decide who has what it takes to make it in this industry.

[10/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
Jenna Dewan to Host New Dating Series "Flirty Dancing," Premiering This Winter on FOX
In the show, complete strangers are each taught half of a dance routine, then meet for the first time on a blind date at a breathtaking location, where they will then dance together without saying a word.

[10/09/19 - 10:20 AM]
Global Superstar Becky G to Host and Perform at the "2019 MTV EMAs"
"I can't wait to arrive in Seville to host the year's hottest global music celebration," said Becky G. "See you soon, Beasters!"

[10/09/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Cultivates Innovative Kids Content Ordering "Craftopia" and "Karma" Straight to Series
Michelle Khare and Lauren Riihimaki will host the unscripted kids competition series, respectively.

[10/09/19 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Travel the World with David Chang - "Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner" Trailer - Netflix
In the series, David travels around the world with Seth Rogen, Chrissy Teigen, Lena Waithe and Kate McKinnon as they dive into different cultures, eat new food and share new experiences.

[10/09/19 - 08:44 AM]
Netflix Orders Animated Preschool Series "Ghee Happy" from Academy and Annie Award Nominated Artist Sanjay Patel
Patel is best known for his work on numerous Pixar films, such as Monsters Inc., Ratatouille, Cars, Toy Story 2 and The Incredibles 1 & 2.

[10/09/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Onto Demo Crown
CBS likewise remains the most-watched broadcaster on Tuesday nights.

[10/09/19 - 07:42 AM]
Video: "Earthquake Bird" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film is a psychologically unsettling and atmospheric thriller set in 1989 Tokyo from director Wash Westmoreland.

[10/09/19 - 06:03 AM]
Lacey Chabert and Sam Page Star in "Christmas in Rome," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 30, on Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Channel is historically the #1 television network in all of Q4.

[10/09/19 - 02:43 AM]
"Katla" - Grounded Sci-Fi from Acclaimed Icelandic Director Baltasar Kormakur
Iceland is the backdrop of this eight part original Netflix series with production starting in 2020.

[10/08/19 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 8
Updates include: The CW extends "All American" by three episodes; Josh Segarra, Francois Arnaud board "A Moody Christmas" at FOX; and Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan bring "CDC" to CBS.

[10/08/19 - 01:46 PM]
Comedy Central Announces One-Hour Stand-Up Special with "The Daily Show" Correspondent Michael Kosta
The untitled one-hour special is scheduled to premiere in summer 2020 on Comedy Central.

[10/08/19 - 12:35 PM]
National Geographic Taps Emmy and Academy Award Winner Allison Janney as Narrator of "Expedition Amelia"
The special follows National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Dr. Robert Ballard, best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic shipwreck, on an ambitious expedition to solve the mystery of the disappearance of Amelia Earhart.

[10/08/19 - 12:31 PM]
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominee David Oyelowo Joins "The President Is Missing" in Lead Role for Showtime(R)
The network has ordered a pilot, which is currently in pre-production and scheduled to shoot in 2020.

[10/08/19 - 11:39 AM]
Johnny Flynn, Ben Chaplin, Ken Stott and Monica Dolan Round Out "The Dig"
As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate.

[10/08/19 - 11:20 AM]
YouTube Originals Debuts New UK Series "The School of..."
The series sees the world renowned YouTube philosophy channel for Alain de Botton's The School of Life collaborate with a group of the world's most interesting and diverse YouTube creators to explore some of the greatest philosophical questions of our age.

[10/08/19 - 10:27 AM]
Video: "Atlantics" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Winner of the Grand Prix at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, the film marks the feature narrative debut of director Mati Diop.

[10/08/19 - 10:03 AM]
Marvel Television and Hulu Announce Cast for Live-Action Series "Marvel's Helstrom"
Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon, Elizabeth Marvel, Robert Wisdom, June Carryl, Ariana Guerra, and Alain Uy are slated to star.

[10/08/19 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel Options the Rights to "Dear Sweet Pea," a Novel by Julie Murphy, Author of the #1 New York Times Bestselling "Dumplin'"
"Dear Sweet Pea" will join the Disney Channel Original Movie development slate.

[10/08/19 - 09:05 AM]
truTV's Remixed Stand-Up Comedy Series "Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks" Returns with Season Two on Friday, November 8 at 11:00pm ET/PT
In each episode, a special headliner is joined by a rotating cast of comedians who perform hilarious stand-up routines and each joke is heightened through over-the-top visual recreations.

[10/08/19 - 08:32 AM]
Video: "Green Eggs and Ham" - Read by Michael Douglas, Adam Devine & More! - Netflix
Netflix's animated series "Green Eggs and Ham" comes out on November 8.







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[11/21/19 - 12:00 PM]
HISTORYCon(TM) Launches April 3-5, 2020 at Pasadena Convention Center
The enthusiast event will feature fan-favorite series talent, renowned historians, authors and experts in a weekend-long convention dedicated to exploring and celebrating our country's cultural, societal, and political milestones, and helps mark the network's 25th anniversary.

[11/21/19 - 11:30 AM]
Disney Channel Orders a Third Season of Its Popular Live-Action Daughter/Father Comedy "Sydney to the Max"
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[11/21/19 - 11:30 AM]
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[11/21/19 - 11:02 AM]
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[11/21/19 - 10:51 AM]
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[11/21/19 - 10:03 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Teaser Trailer for "Hunters" Series
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[11/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Expansion of Original Content Team
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[11/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Announces 2020 Midseason Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of drama "For Life" and the return of "American Idol."

[11/21/19 - 09:07 AM]
Netflix Develops New Animated Adventure Series "Oni" Inspired by Japanese Folklore
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[11/21/19 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime Renews "Desus & Mero" for a Second Season
The series will return for season two on Monday, February 3 and will air all-new episodes every Monday and Thursday at 11:00/10:00c.

[11/21/19 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of Animated Fantasy-Comedy "The Owl House" Ahead of Its Series Premiere Friday, Jan. 10
Created and executive-produced by Dana Terrace, the series follows Luz, a self-assured teenage girl who stumbles upon a portal to a magical realm where she befriends a rebellious witch, Eda, and a tiny warrior, King.

[11/21/19 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Crown
NBC's "Chicago" fall finales and FOX's "The Masked Singer" top charts in said demographic.

[11/21/19 - 07:21 AM]
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[11/21/19 - 06:00 AM]
Legendary Singer/Songwriter Carole King to Present Artist of the Decade Honor to Taylor Swift at the "2019 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Live Sunday, Nov. 24, on ABC
"I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to present Taylor with the Artist of the Decade honor," said King.

[11/21/19 - 02:58 AM]
Video: The Gods and Giants Are Coming: "Ragnarok" Premieres January, 31 2020 - See the First Teaser
The series is set in the small, fictitious town of Edda, situated in the grand, breathtaking Norwegian nature.