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[11/04/19 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 4
Updates include: Queen Latifah to star in "The Equalizer" reboot for CBS; Melissa George cast in "Mosquito Coast" at Apple TV+; and Anne Winters tapped for the Hulu-bound "The Orville."

[11/04/19 - 05:02 PM]
Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesus and Vanessa Hudgens Join Andrew Garfield in "tick, tick... BOOM!" Directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Set in 1990, the film tells the story of Jon, an aspiring theater composer who is waiting tables in New York City while writing Superbia - which he hopes will be the next great American musical and finally give him his big break.

[11/04/19 - 03:06 PM]
FX Places Order for Season Three of "Mayans M.C."
Elgin James will serve as showrunner for the series' third season, which is scheduled to return to FX in the fall of 2020.

[11/04/19 - 03:05 PM]
Paramount Network to Release Remaining Episodes of "Battle of the Fittest Couples" Online
The newcomer had been airing Tuesday nights at 11:00/10:00c on the cable channel.

[11/04/19 - 01:21 PM]
Smithsonian Channel's Landmark Series "Aerial America" Returns with Three New Episodes on December 8 at 9PM ET/PT
The series is filmed from helicopters and drones equipped with cutting edge 4K/Ultra High Definition cameras to see our iconic and most treasured landmarks from a birds-eye view.

[11/04/19 - 01:13 PM]
VH1 Kicks Off the 10th Season of "Love & Hip Hop: New York" on Monday, December 16 at 8:00pm ET/PT
VH1's powerhouse franchise from Monami Entertainment and MGM's Big Fish Entertainment continues to hold three of the top five unscripted spots in cable P18-34.

[11/04/19 - 12:16 PM]
Academy Award Winner Sandra Bullock to Star in Untitled Project Directed by Nora Fingscheidt for Netflix
Released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent crime, Ruth Slater (Bullock) re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past.

[11/04/19 - 11:01 AM]
Discovery Channel's New Motor Series "Galpin Auto Sports" (W/T) Puts Automotive History in the Driver's Seat
The series is produced by Pilgrim Media Group, a Lionsgate company.

[11/04/19 - 10:59 AM]
The Holiday Spirit Shines Bright with CBS' Holiday Specials
Highlights include the network's annual telecast of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" on Monday, December 2.

[11/04/19 - 10:53 AM]
E! Announces January Premiere Dates for "Very Cavallari" and New Unscripted Series "Meet the Frasers"
The third season of "Very Cavallari" premieres Thursday, January 9, and "Meet the Frasers" premieres Monday, January 13.

[11/04/19 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Celebrates the Joy of the Season with Holiday-Themed Episodes and Classic Specials
Newly announced dates include the return of "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition."

[11/04/19 - 10:19 AM]
OWN's New Anthology Drama "Cherish the Day" Created and Executive Produced By Ava DuVernay Achieves Full Gender Parity in Debut Year with Over 50% Female Production Crew
Women were hired across directing, writing, production design, camera, set design, casting, key craft service, costume, hair, makeup, editing, medical, set decoration, sound, grip, electric, transportation, accounting, locations and stunts.

[11/04/19 - 10:00 AM]
"Seven Worlds, One Planet" - Next Series in the Emmy(R)-Winning BBC's "Planet" Franchise - To Air as Multi-Network Event on BBC America, AMC, IFC and SundanceTV in January
Said event launches Saturday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/04/19 - 09:50 AM]
For the First Time Ever, An Elite Team of Researchers Have the Clues to Find Elusive Evidence in Travel Channel's Uncanny New Series "Expedition Bigfoot"
The eight-part investigative-adventure series premieres Wednesday, December 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/04/19 - 09:36 AM]
"The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show" Premieres Friday, November 29 on Amazon Prime Video
Narrated by Dan Levy, the special invites fans in as Musgraves prepares for a most joyful Christmas gathering with a whimsical set and dazzling wardrobe influenced by the artist's fresh aesthetic.

[11/04/19 - 09:25 AM]
Video: "Jeff Garlin: Our Man in Chicago" - Official Trailer - Netflix
He's seen the best, worst, and weirdest bits of showbiz. Now, it's time to relive it all, one burn at a time.

[11/04/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Merry Happy Whatever" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series follows Don Quinn (Dennis Quaid), a strong-willed patriarch from Philadelphia doing his best to balance the stress of the holidays with the demands of his close-knit but eclectic family - and his family doing their best to manage him.

[11/04/19 - 08:24 AM]
Presenters Announced for "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards," Airing Wednesday, Nov. 13, on ABC
Country Music's Biggest Night, hosted by Carrie Underwood with special guest hosts Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, airs live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

[11/04/19 - 08:13 AM]
Bravo Announces Full Programming Schedule & Talent Roster for BravoCon November 15-17 in NYC
Confirmed to attend are 88 Bravolebrities during a packed three-day weekend featuring more than 50 live events showcasing the network's top series.

[11/04/19 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues Its Reign
NBC once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/04/19 - 07:46 AM]
First Look: Hulu's "Shrill" Season 2
The Aidy Bryant-led comedy returns with eight all-new episodes, Friday, January 24, only on Hulu.

[11/04/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: New Official Trailer - An Apple Original "The Banker"
The film opens in theaters on December 6, 2019, before it debuts on Apple TV+ in January 2020.

[11/04/19 - 06:04 AM]
PBS Unveils New Look on Eve of 50th Anniversary
The new identity will roll out throughout 2020 as PBS celebrates its 50th anniversary.

[11/04/19 - 06:01 AM]
Hosted by "Good Morning America" Co-Anchor Robin Roberts, "Dolly Parton: Here She Comes Again!" Airs Tuesday, Nov. 12
The hour-long special brings viewers an intimate look at the life and career of country music legend Dolly Parton.

[11/04/19 - 05:05 AM]
Three-Time Golden Globe Nominee Ellen DeGeneres to Receive Carol Burnett Award at 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards(R) on Jan. 5, 2020
Chosen by the HFPA Board of Directors, the Carol Burnett Award is presented annually to an honoree who has made outstanding contributions to the television medium on or off the screen.

[11/03/19 - 10:17 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, College Football Lead Demo Race
The Alphabet tops the charts among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[11/02/19 - 08:31 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Returns on Top in Demos
FOX's weekly telecast claims the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched network.

[11/01/19 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 1
Updates include: NBC's "The InBetween," USA's "Pearson" get the axe; Emily Bett Rickards to return for The CW's "Arrow" finale; and Heather Zuhlke to pen Starz's "Intercepted."

[11/01/19 - 06:30 PM]
Global Blockbuster "Avatar" to Stream on Disney+ Starting November 12
Disney+ will be the exclusive subscription streaming home of the award-winning cutting-edge film, which will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of its theatrical release on December 18.

[11/01/19 - 01:08 PM]
"CMA Country Christmas" to Air Tuesday, Dec. 3, on ABC with Country Superstar Trisha Yearwood to Host and Perform
"Music, memories and enjoying the season with loved ones are what make Christmastime so special," says Yearwood. "Hosting 'CMA Country Christmas' is an opportunity to share joy and celebrate the holidays with friends and family everywhere."

[11/01/19 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Enters the Pepperdome with Greenlight of Complex Networks' "Hot Ones: The Game Show" Hosted by Sean Evans
"Hot Ones: The Game Show" will air on truTV as part of a "Hot Ones" hour each week, with one episode of the game show followed by one episode of the original "First We Feast" digital talk show, also hosted by Evans.

[11/01/19 - 10:18 AM]
Quibi Announces Middle School Comedy Series Created by and Starring Jimmy Tatro and Christian Pierce
The show is an elevation of Tatro and Pierce's long-running middle school series on YouTube, which originated in 2014 with "6th Grade Sleepovers" and has since earned more than 35 million views.

[11/01/19 - 10:06 AM]
Video: Amazon Original "Hunters" Debuts Tease for Upcoming Series Starring Al Pacino and Logan Lerman
Executive produced by Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele, "Hunters" follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters living in 1977 New York City.

[11/01/19 - 10:03 AM]
Video: "Green Eggs & Ham" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The story you know is just the start. This new adventure is off the charts. Hit the road with a whole new crew. There's Sam, Guy, and a Chickeraffe too.

[11/01/19 - 09:13 AM]
YouTube Originals and Coldplay Come Together for Unprecedented "Coldplay: Everyday Life - Live in Jordan" Livestream Event
The first livestream will begin at sunrise, premiering the new songs on YouTube just before their 12:00 a.m. EST debut on November 22.

[11/01/19 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) to Release All Six Episodes of New Comedy Series "Back to Life" Across Platforms
The new series will be available to subscribers at midnight on Sunday, November 10 prior to its on-air debut that night at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/01/19 - 08:14 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Top Halloween
The network's NFL coverage cruises to victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/01/19 - 08:00 AM]
Selena Gomez to Take the Stage for World Television Premiere of New Music at the "2019 American Music Awards(R)," Airing Live on ABC, Sunday, Nov. 24
An American Music Award winner, Gomez previously graced the American Music Awards stage in 2014, 2015 and 2017 with a haunting performance of "Wolves."

[11/01/19 - 07:06 AM]
"Someone Has to Die," A Three-Episode Miniseries, Filming in Spain
Everything happens in 1950's Spain, in a conservative and traditional society where appearances and family ties play a key role.

[11/01/19 - 06:42 AM]
'Tis the Season for Festive Fun as Freeform Announces "25 Days of Christmas" Annual Holiday Programming Lineup
Highlights include a two-hour "Good Trouble" special that will reunite the cast of "The Fosters" when the Adams-Foster clan comes to the Coterie to spend Christmas with Callie and Mariana.

[11/01/19 - 06:00 AM]
ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight" Rings in the Holidays with Brighter-Than-Ever Seventh Season Premiering Monday, Dec. 2
ABC also announced the pickup of season eight to air in 2020.

[11/01/19 - 02:13 AM]
Video: "Home for Christmas" - Teaser - Netflix
Fed up with the constant comments on her relationship status, perpetually single Johanne starts a 24-day hunt for a partner to bring home for Christmas.

[10/31/19 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 31
Updates include: Sean Bean joins the cast of TNT's "Snowpiercer"; Tawny Cypress, Jasmin Savoy Brown tapped for Showtime's "Yellowjackets"; and Corbin Reid, Andrea Bordeaux to round out Starz's "Run the World."

[10/31/19 - 02:33 PM]
Netflix and Shondaland Unveil Cast of Limited Series "Inventing Anna"
In "Inventing Anna," a journalist with a lot to prove investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York's social scene - and stole their money as well.

[10/31/19 - 11:01 AM]
Hulu's "Normal People" First Look
The 12-episode series tracks the tender but complicated relationship of Marianne and Connell from the end of their school days in small-town west of Ireland to their undergraduate years at Trinity College.

[10/31/19 - 10:35 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Surprise Drops the Second Season of Action-Thriller "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan"
The announcement was made via John Krasinski's social channels in which immediately following his posting the series went live on Prime Video.

[10/31/19 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer and Official Poster for "Work in Progress"
The series - created by Chicago improv mainstays Abby McEnany and Tim Mason and co-written by Lilly Wachowski - premieres Sunday, December 8 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/31/19 - 10:01 AM]
Inaugural "Global Citizen Prize" Special to Air Friday, Dec. 20 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
John Legend, the EGOT-winning, critically acclaimed and multi-platinum singer-songwriter, will host.

[10/31/19 - 09:25 AM]
Ovation Announces Documentary Special "The Actors Studio Mastering the Art Form"
This Ovation original documentary special delves into the formation and seven-decade history of The Actors Studio.

[10/31/19 - 09:25 AM]
Discovery Announces All New Competition Series Like Never Seen Before by Pitting "Man vs. Bear"
Each week, three Grizzlies - Bart, Honey Bump and Tank - will take on three new human competitors at their Utah sanctuary to test the limits of strength, speed and stamina.







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[08/05/20 - 01:34 PM]
truTV Renews Top-Rated Comedy "Tacoma FD" for Season Three
To date, "Tacoma FD" Season 2 has reached 11 million viewers.

[08/05/20 - 01:32 PM]
truTV's Success with "Impractical Jokers" Franchise Strengthens Across Platforms
In addition to resuming production on "Impractical Jokers" Season 9, the company has ordered a third season of TBS's "The Misery Index" and 10 additional episodes of truTV's "Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party."

[08/05/20 - 01:29 PM]
WarnerMedia Announces Series Order for Heart-Pounding, Beloved Game Show "The Cube," Executive Produced and Hosted by NBA Legend Dwyane Wade
The show features pairs of contestants who must demonstrate skill, nerve and determination by braving The Cube, where they attempt seemingly simple physical tasks within the nerve-wracking confines of a glass box in the hope of winning a major cash prize.

[08/05/20 - 11:31 AM]
Selena Gomez's Cooking Show "Selena + Chef" to Stream on HBO Max Beginning August 13th
The world-renowned chefs featured during the season includes Angelo Sosa, Antonia Lofaso, Candice Kumai, Daniel Holzman, Jon & Vinny, Ludo Lefebvre, Nancy Silverton, Nyesha Arrington, Roy Choi, and Tonya Holland.

[08/05/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Ridley Scott's "Raised by Wolves"
The highly-anticipated series premiere will debut on Thursday, September 3 on HBO Max.

[08/05/20 - 10:11 AM]
Video: "Demarcus Family Rules" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus and ex-beauty queen Allison DeMarcus write their own rules for juggling music, family and fun in this reality show.

[08/05/20 - 09:49 AM]
TLC Debuts New Seasons of Fan-Favorite Medical Series with "Dr. Pimple Popper: Before the Pop" and "My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps" Coming This Fall
Look for both series on Thursday nights beginning this September.

[08/05/20 - 09:38 AM]
Video: "Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against The Universe" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Get ready for a mission that's out of this world!

[08/05/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "About Face" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley gets up-close-and-personal with beauty icons and moguls.

[08/05/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Coastal Elites" Debuts September 12, Exclusively on HBO
Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson and Issa Rae star in this special presentation that explores our current world of deeply divided politics and the universal pursuit of human connection.

[08/05/20 - 08:34 AM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Shark Week 2020 with Jawsome Partnerships
Television's longest-running and most anticipated summer event returns with bigger sharks and bigger breaches on Sunday, August 9 and continues through Sunday, August 16.

[08/05/20 - 08:31 AM]
HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries for Second Half Of 2020
Said lineup includes the previously announced series "The Vow," premiering Sunday, August 23.

[08/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
HBO Documentary Films in Production on a Two-Part Documentary "Seen & Heard," Exploring and Celebrating Black Television and Voices in Entertainment
The documentary will offer cultural commentary about representation in black storytelling and feature interviews with actors, showrunners, writers, celebrities and other notable influencers as well as verité-driven segments and inventive use of archival material.

[08/05/20 - 08:29 AM]
HBO Documentary Films and the Duplass Brothers in Production on "The Lady and the Dale," A Series Uncovering an Explosive Auto Scam
The project traces the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis.

[08/05/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Special Tops Charts for NBC
The show's 15th anniversary special leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.