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[10/23/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 23
Updates include: Freddie Prinze, Jr. tapped for Peacock's "Punky Brewster" revival; Peter Coyote to play Robert Mueller in "A Higher Loyalty" adaptation; and Netflix's "Space Force" casts trio.

[10/23/19 - 03:01 PM]
Quibi, Gunpowder & Sky and Complex Announce a Daily Hip-Hop Music & Culture News Show
As a daily destination for music fans, the show will feature news making interviews, explore the latest trends and take viewers inside the studios of their favorite artists.

[10/23/19 - 11:16 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals: "Virtually History" Releases Official Trailer
In the special, viewers will see three people with a family connection to the Berlin Wall transported back in time through the power of VR centered around historic photographs from this period.

[10/23/19 - 10:41 AM]
TV One's Original Holiday Film "Dear Santa, I Need a Date" Premieres Sunday, December 8 at 7 P.M. ET/6C
Ray J, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Anne-Marie Johnson, Reginae Carter, B. Simone and MAJOR star in the romantic comedy.

[10/23/19 - 10:30 AM]
Disney Channel Greenlights Live-Action Mystery Series "Sulphur Springs"
The 11-episode series follows 12-year-old Griffin Campbell, whose family has just uprooted their lives to move to a new town and take ownership of an abandoned hotel in hopes of restoring it back to the lively vacation destination it once was.

[10/23/19 - 10:10 AM]
"Creepshow" Is a Monster Hit for AMC's Shudder - Series Seen by Record Number of Viewers
Since "Creepshow" premiered on September 26, 54% of all members on Shudder's direct-to-consumer platforms have viewed an episode of the series.

[10/23/19 - 10:05 AM]
Sparkling Cast Lineup Flirts with Love, Lust and Soulmates in AMC's New Episodic Anthology from Emmy(R) Award-Winning Writer Will Bridges and Brett Goldstein
Currently shooting in Madrid, Spain, the series will star Sarah Snook, David Costabile and Sonya Cassidy, among others.

[10/23/19 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Max Orders Four "Adventure Time: Distant Lands" Specials from Cartoon Network Studios
These four new specials will continue the "Adventure Time" stories that captured imaginations and introduced unlikely heroes Finn and Jake, best buds who traversed the mystical Land of Ooo and encountered its colorful inhabitants.

[10/23/19 - 09:57 AM]
"El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" Was Watched by 25,734,392 Households in Its First Seven Days
Netflix releases the initial metrics for the project.

[10/23/19 - 09:15 AM]
Production Has Begun on Disney Junior's "The Chicken Squad"
Inspired by Doreen Cronin's popular book series, "The Chicken Squad" follows Coop, Little Boo and Sweetie - a trio of young chicken siblings - and Captain Tully, a seasoned watchdog, who use teamwork and critical thinking skills to solve problems in the neighborhood and keep the peace in their backyard.

[10/23/19 - 08:32 AM]
Casting Announced for Michaela Coel's Much Anticipated Drama "January 22nd" (w/t) for BBC One and HBO
The 12-episode series explores the question of sexual consent in contemporary life and how, in the new landscape of dating and relationships, we make the distinction between liberation and exploitation.

[10/23/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Opens on Top for FOX
The network's coverage of Game 1 dominates the evening in all categories.

[10/23/19 - 08:10 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals Debuts Trailer for First Interactive Special "A Heist with Markiplier"
The first-person narrative will result in 31 possible endings with the entire production encompassing 61 videos.

[10/23/19 - 08:00 AM]
Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Dolly Parton with for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams, P!nk and Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban Set to Perform at "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" on ABC
Additional performers and presenters will be revealed in the coming weeks.

[10/23/19 - 07:03 AM]
Video: "The Devil Next Door" - Main Trailer - Netflix
A Cleveland grandfather is brought to trial in Israel, accused of being the infamous Nazi death camp guard known as Ivan the Terrible.

[10/23/19 - 06:45 AM]
Video: Seth Meyers Netflix Standup Special Trailer - "Lobby Baby" - Fake Toy
"Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby" premieres Tuesday, November 5 on the streaming service.

[10/23/19 - 06:15 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for EPIX Series "Belgravia"
The limited series is a story of secrets and scandals amongst the upper echelon of London society in the 19th century.

[10/22/19 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 22
Updates include: Michael Mann to direct premiere of HBO Max's "Tokyo Vice"; Lee Pace, Jared Harris to lead "Foundation" for Apple TV+; and VH1 commissions "RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race."

[10/22/19 - 09:14 PM]
Video: Netflix Previews Quartet of Upcoming Anime Series
Get your first look at "Eden," "Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045," "The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened" and "Levius."

[10/22/19 - 04:00 PM]
All Five CBS Freshman Series Receive New Production Orders
The critically acclaimed new drama "Evil" has been renewed for a second season in 2020-2021.

[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
"Very Ralph," The First Documentary Portrait of Fashion Icon Ralph Lauren, Debuts November 12, Exclusively on HBO
The feature-length film reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.

[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
The Fight to Save the World's Most Endangered Whale to Air Commercial Free When Enviro-Thriller "Sea of Shadows" Premieres on National Geographic Saturday Nov. 9
The film focuses on a looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller, as a rescue mission unlike any other comes together to combat the extinction of a species.

[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Sports Steps Up to the Plate with Exclusive Coverage of 2019 World Series Presented by YouTube TV
For the 20th consecutive season and 22nd overall, the FOX broadcast network is the exclusive home of the World Series, this year streaming live via the FOX Sports app and airing exclusively in Spanish on FOX Deportes.

[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Inks Overall Deal with Lisa Ling, Picks Up Documentary Series "Birth, Wedding, Funeral"
As part of her overall deal, HBO Max will have a first look at new projects she will continue to develop for the streamer.

[10/22/19 - 10:00 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" Wags and Tears His Way to Season Four!
The series returns Sunday, November 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim.

[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
MotorTrend Greenlights First Reality Competition Series "Bitchin' Boot Camp"
The series is scheduled to debut exclusively on the MotorTrend App, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world, in first quarter 2020 and is produced by Fischer Productions.

[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
Comedy Central Teams Up with All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal Documentary Based on the Irreverent Comedian's Life
Utilizing a vast archive including never-before-seen personal materials and featuring O'Neal's family and friends, the film will include a who's who of comedy placing his work into the context of the time as well as today.

[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Take Home Demo Honors
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[10/22/19 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Let It Snow" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a snowstorm hits a small town on Christmas Eve, a group of high school seniors finds their friendships and love lives unexpectedly colliding.

[10/22/19 - 08:01 AM]
Chip and Joanna Gaines, Discovery Inc. Announce Magnolia Network's First Original Series Featuring Musical Duo Johnnyswim
The series will premiere as part of the network's initial slate of programming set to launch in October 2020.

[10/22/19 - 07:00 AM]
Markus Stoll aka Harry G Takes Over the Lead Role in the New Series "The Bedfellow" Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
The shooting of the six-part series started in Munich.

[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
Discovery, Inc.'s Food Network Kitchen Officially Launches in U.S.
Food Network Kitchen is designed to improve the lives of customers by solving pain points associated with cooking, including meal prep and grocery shopping, boosting their culinary skills and making cooking a more joyous, delightful and convenient experience.

[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
FOX Sports Announces 2020 XFL Broadcast Schedule
FOX Sports' XFL coverage will feature years of football broadcasting experience, with the lead on-air team comprised of veteran studio and game broadcaster Curt Menefee providing play-by-play alongside Joel Klatt, who also serves as the network's lead college football analyst.

[10/22/19 - 06:09 AM]
Video: "I'm with the Band: Nasty Cherry" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Meet Nasty Cherry, an all-female alt-pop band formed by Charli XCX, as they make their own rules in the music world.

[10/22/19 - 06:05 AM]
Disney+ on Us: Verizon to Give Customers 12 Months of Disney+
In tandem with the Disney+ November 12 launch, Verizon will become the exclusive wireless carrier to offer 12 months of Disney+ to all new and existing 4G LTE and 5G unlimited wireless customers.

[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
The 2020 XFL Season Will Kick Off Feb. 8 on ABC
The new era of XFL football will begin on Feb. 8 with the DC Defenders, led by former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones, hosting the Seattle Dragons on ABC.

[10/22/19 - 03:04 AM]
Video: "Mortel" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Sofiane, Victor and Luisa, three seemingly incompatible teenagers find themselves bound together by a supernatural force.

[10/21/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 21
Updates include: Rosie Perez boards HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant"; Joseph Mawle cast in Amazon's "The Lord of the Rings" series; and Melanie Lynskey to star in Showtime's "Yellowjackets."

[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
Video: "9-1-1: Lone Star," Starring Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler, Premieres with a Special Two-Night Event, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 19, Following the NFC Championship Game
Said event continues with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/19 - 02:52 PM]
Heather Graham Joins Rachael Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans Jr in Netflix's "Love, Guaranteed"
Principal photography begins today in Vancouver, Canada.

[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts Trailer for "Ready for War" from Director Andrew Renzi Executive Produced by Drake and David Ayer
The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
Odessa A'zion, Maliq Johnson, Amalia Yoo, Amir Bageria and Odley Jean will star in the project, about public high school students in Brooklyn who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics.

[10/21/19 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Ho's" (working title) from Lionsgate TV
The inaugural season of this comedic, full-hearted doc style series in the spirit of Crazy Rich Asians will include eight 30-minute episodes.

[10/21/19 - 10:30 AM]
Let the Not-So-Silent-Nights Begin with the All-New Comedy "The Moodys," Airing as a Special Three-Night Holiday Event Series Premiering Wednesday, December 4, on FOX
Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins star in the series, which follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional family of five, all of whom gather in their hometown of Chicago for the "perfect" holiday.

[10/21/19 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime and Kim Fields Make Dreams Come True This Season in the New Movie, "You Light Up My Christmas", Reuniting the Cast of "The Facts of Life"
Fields will be joined by Lisa Whelchel, Mindy Cohn and Nancy McKeon.

[10/21/19 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Max Teams with Monica Lewinsky, Max Joseph and Six West for Thought-Provoking Documentary "15 Minutes of Shame"
Produced by Six West, the documentary features Joseph with appearances by Lewinsky as they take an in-depth look at the public shaming epidemic in our culture and explore our collective need to destroy one another.

[10/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
"The Feed" Premieres November 22 on Amazon Prime Video
Based on the novel by Nick Clark Windo, "The Feed" is a thrilling exploration about our addiction to technology, our fear of what it's doing to our brains, and our terror of having to live without it.

[10/21/19 - 08:48 AM]
Celebrities Share Their Terrifying Encounters with the Paranormal in the All-New Travel Channel Series "Famously Afraid"
In each episode, three celebrities tell their seriously scary tales with the paranormal and prove that no one is safe from the bizarre, unexplainable and frightening mysteries that lurk around every corner.

[10/21/19 - 08:38 AM]
Creative Real Estate Trio Wows Clients with Amazing Renovations and Outrageous Open Houses in New HGTV Series "Hot Properties: San Diego"
The series launches Sunday, November 3 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[10/21/19 - 08:37 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides "Sunday Night Football" to Victory
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in all categories on Sunday.







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[07/13/20 - 11:02 AM]
Video: TNT's "The Alienist: Angel of Darkness" New Trailer Revealed
The new season premieres this Sunday, July 19 with two episodes airing back to back starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/13/20 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Commits 25% of Script Development Budget to Projects from Creators/Producers Who Are Black, Indigenous and People of Color
In addition, the Network has announced a target for its writers' rooms to be staffed with a minimum of 40% BIPOC representation beginning with the 2021-2022 broadcast television season, and a goal to increase that number to 50% the following season (2022-2023).

[07/13/20 - 09:28 AM]
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The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in "The Clone Wars") as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War.

[07/13/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Max Goes on Global Quest for Truth with "Ravi Patel's Pursuit of Happiness" Premiering August 27
The four-part buddy comedy docuseries follows actor/documentarian/philanthropist Ravi Patel as he travels the world seeking answers surrounding life's universal questions.

[07/13/20 - 08:30 AM]
New Romantic Comedy Series "Emily in Paris" Comes Exclusively to Netflix This Fall
The Lily Collins-led entry was previously developed for Paramount Network.

[07/13/20 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Top Charts for ABC
"Celebrity Family Feud" takes home the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[07/13/20 - 08:13 AM]
She's Not Finished Yet - "Hanna" Will Return for Season 3
Amazon confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[07/13/20 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "Fear City: New York vs The Mafia" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The documentary series presents the inside story of the rise and fall of New York's most powerful Mafia families and the end of the golden era of the Mob.

[07/13/20 - 06:34 AM]
Video: "Lucifer" Season 5 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Season 5 Part 1 premieres August 21 only on Netflix.

[07/13/20 - 06:31 AM]
Superstar Racing Experience Comes to CBS Sports in Primetime
The six-race, short-track series will air Saturday nights in primetime on CBS Television Network and CBS All Access in the summer of 2021.

[07/13/20 - 04:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats on CBS Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye takes home a modest victory on Saturday evening.

[07/12/20 - 11:15 AM]
Video: Official Trailer and Key Art for CBS All Access' "Star Trek: Lower Decks" Revealed
The series will premiere on Thursday, August 6 on CBS All Access.

[07/10/20 - 03:45 PM]
FOX Renews Comedy "The Moodys" for a Second Season
Starring and executive-produced by Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominees Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins, the series follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family through their misadventures.

[07/10/20 - 09:34 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Good Witch" Season Six L+3 Ratings Highlights
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[07/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
"The Last Defense: Julius Jones - A Special Edition of 20/20" Airs Tuesday, July 14 (8:00 - 10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC
The two-hour "20/20" on Julius Jones is an abridged version of Viola Davis' and Julius Tennon's documentary series, "The Last Defense."