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[12/03/19 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 3
Updates include: Adhir Kalyan to lead "The United States of Al" at CBS; Kristin Chenoweth set to star in "The Biggest Star in Appleton" for Disney+; and Quibi's "Mapleworth Murders" locks in cast.

[12/03/19 - 03:20 PM]
Netflix and Ali Wong Ink Deal for Two New Stand-Up Comedy Specials
The first of the two new specials will launch on Netflix globally in 2020.

[12/03/19 - 02:05 PM]
Video: "Soundtrack" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Look for the new drama series Wednesday, December 18 on the streaming service.

[12/03/19 - 02:01 PM]
TBS Renews "The Misery Index" for a Second Season
Currently in its first season, the original series is a top-five new cable comedy and has reached nearly 28 million viewers across linear, VOD, and digital platforms.

[12/03/19 - 01:34 PM]
"Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Brings the Good Cheer with Cast Members from "Saturday Night Live" and "Mean Girls" on Broadway
Aidy Bryant, Michael Che, Colin Jost, and Kenan Thompson are on tap as the festive special begins.

[12/03/19 - 12:47 PM]
"Friends Speak", Reelz's Top-Rated Original of the Last Year, Ordered to Series from Powerhouse Producer Kinetic Content and Pyramid Productions
The initial four episode order premieres with "Jodi Arias: The Friends Speak," on Sunday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/03/19 - 12:25 PM]
Bravo's "Spy Games" Premieres Monday, January 20 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Inspired by the once-secret World War II government program known as "Station S," in which civilians were assessed and trained to be spies, ten daring individuals come together to compete and attempt to outplay one another in living out the ultimate spy fantasy.

[12/03/19 - 12:03 PM]
ABC Doubles Down on Joel McHale Set to Return as Host of ABC's "Card Sharks"
The show was recently picked up for a second season and is set to air in 2020.

[12/03/19 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max Announces Four New One-Hour Comedy Specials with Tracy Morgan, John Early, Rose Matafeo, and Ahir Shah
"We are incredibly proud to showcase this expansive range of comedic talent on HBO Max," said Suzanna Makkos, executive vice president of original programming, comedy and animation, HBO Max.

[12/03/19 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Max to Be Exclusive US Streaming Home for Powerful 1980s Period Drama Series "Boys" (wt)
Olly Alexander, Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, Tracy Ann Oberman, Shaun Dooley, Omari Douglas, Callum Scott Howells, Nathaniel Curtis and Lydia West star in the project.

[12/03/19 - 11:00 AM]
ABC and ESPN Present UEFA European Football Championship 2020
ABC will broadcast five matches, the first UEFA European Football Championship match on network since 2008, including the second match on Saturday, June 13.

[12/03/19 - 11:00 AM]
A&E Network's "Biography - Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On" Delivers Largest "Biography" Audience in 15 Years with 1.2 Million Total Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Monday, December 2.

[12/03/19 - 10:34 AM]
OWN Announces Additional Cast and Directorial Line-Up for Award-Winning Creator Ava DuVernay's New Original Anthology Drama "Cherish the Day"
Directors Blitz Bazawule, Aurora Guerrero and Deborah Kampmeier join previously announced director Tanya Hamilton.

[12/03/19 - 10:01 AM]
Paramount Network Drama "Coyote" Rounds Out Series Regular Cast
The Michael Chiklis-led drama has tapped Adriana Paz, Kristyan Ferrer, Octavio Pisano, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams and Julio Cedillo.

[12/03/19 - 10:00 AM]
Apple Announces a Documentary Film Presented by Oprah Winfrey from Academy Award-Nominated Filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering
Produced and co-directed by Dick and Ziering, the documentary follows a brilliant former music executive who grapples with whether to go public with her story of assault and abuse by a notable figure in the music industry.

[12/03/19 - 09:15 AM]
Classes Continue at William Penn Academy as "Schooled" Is Given a Full-Season Order
The additional order brings the season total to 22 episodes for "Schooled," the "The Goldbergs" spinoff, in its sophomore season on the network.

[12/03/19 - 09:08 AM]
"Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge" to Stream Exclusively on Disney+
The show is hosted by Ahmed Best, who will play a Jedi Master and mentor to the contestants.

[12/03/19 - 09:05 AM]
HGTV's New Year's Day Lineup Promises Binge-Worthy Viewing for Fans
The New Year's Day lineup will spotlight the highly anticipated "HGTV Dream Home Special 2020" at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/03/19 - 09:02 AM]
'Tis The Season for "A Very Born This Way Christmas" on A&E
The one-hour series finale premieres Wednesday, December 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
"High Maintenance" Returns Feb. 7
The critically acclaimed show uses The Guy (Ben Sinclair), a marijuana dealer, to tell a variety of distinctly authentic, empathetic and insightful stories about the New York Community, including his own.

[12/03/19 - 08:26 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Probes More Maritime Accidents and Mysteries in a New Season of "Disasters at Sea"
The series will be joined by a new season of "Air Disasters" on Sunday nights beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/03/19 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with Fall Finales
"9-1-1" helps spark the network to the demo crown.

[12/03/19 - 08:00 AM]
Peter Weber Begins the Search for His Soul Mate on ABC's "The Bachelor," Premiering Its 24th Season with a Three-Hour Blockbuster Special, Monday, Jan. 6
The Alphabet further details the new season of its mainstay.

[12/03/19 - 07:31 AM]
NBC Wins the November Sweep in Total Viewers for the First Time in 23 Years, Snaps CBS' 18-Year Winning Streak
NBC further spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/03/19 - 07:22 AM]
MotorTrend Group and BBC Studios Tap Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon to Host the All-New "Top Gear America"
The latest installment will premiere in the spring of 2020 exclusively on the MotorTrend App.

[12/03/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Messiah" - Season 1 Official Trailer - Netflix
A CIA officer investigates a charismatic figure whose followers believe that he can perform miracles. Is he a divine entity or a dangerous con artist?

[12/03/19 - 06:45 AM]
New Starz Original Series "Becoming Elizabeth" Succeeds to the Throne
"Becoming Elizabeth" is the fascinating story of the early life of England's most iconic Queen.

[12/02/19 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 2
Updates include: Sonya Cassidy, Miles J. Harvey to lead HBO Max's "Gumshoe"; PBS to carry "Miss Scarlet and The Duke"; and NBC responds to the firing of Gabrielle Union from "America's Got Talent."

[12/02/19 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Adds Jon Bon Jovi to the Star-Studded Special
The song, which is featured in the Netflix documentary "To Be of Service," is a compelling anthem that shines a spotlight on the thousands of veterans living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

[12/02/19 - 12:30 PM]
Stellar Line-Up of Talent to Guest Host "The Late Late Show with James Corden," Dec. 9-18
Harry Styles, Melissa McCarthy and Chance the Rapper are among those on tap.

[12/02/19 - 12:13 PM]
USA Network to Air "WWE WrestleMania's Legendary Moments" Special This Wednesday
John Cena narrates the special, offering viewers a chance to relive the most spectacular WrestleMania moments from the past 35 years.

[12/02/19 - 11:01 AM]
Netflix Scripted Thriller Series "Clickbait" Hooks Its First Cast Members
The series is a character-based thriller which explores the ways in which our most dangerous and uncontrolled impulses are fueled in the age of social media and reveals the ever-widening fractures we find between our virtual and real-life personas.

[12/02/19 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Releases Star Studded Official Trailer for "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens"
The series launches Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[12/02/19 - 09:45 AM]
Video: "The Magicians" Season 5 Premiere Date and Official Trailer Revealed
The series returns Wednesday, January 15 at 10:00/9:00c on Syfy.

[12/02/19 - 08:31 AM]
Filmmaker-Explorer J.J. Kelley and Journalist Kinga Philipps Journey Into the Wilderness to Trace Puzzling Missing Persons Cases in New Travel Channel Series "Lost in the Wild"
In each one-hour episode, filmmaker and explorer J.J. Kelley and journalist Kinga Philipps retrace the harrowing steps of adventurers whose journeys took an unexpected turn for the worse.

[12/02/19 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Remain on Top
The network cruises to victory in all categories last night.

[12/02/19 - 07:01 AM]
BBC America's "Doctor Who" Returns with a Brand-New Season New Year's Day at 8PM ET/PT
Subsequent episodes will air Sundays at 8:00/7:00c beginning January 5.

[12/01/19 - 11:54 AM]
Video: "Curb Your Enthusiasm" Season 10 - Official Teaser - HBO
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" returns this January to the pay channel.

[12/01/19 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Puts FOX on Top
The network takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/30/19 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Win Demo Race
The network takes home the adults 18-49 honors while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/29/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday-Friday, November 27-29
Updates include: Andy Samberg to host Quibi's "Biggest Little Cook-Off"; Netflix's "Medici" sets cast for final season; and HBO Max acquires crime drama "White House Farm."

[11/29/19 - 11:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Wins Thanksgiving for NBC
The network's primetime telecast of the Saints at Falcons dominates the night in all categories.

[11/29/19 - 08:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Originals Top Viewers, Demos
A new "Survivor: Island of the Idols" is the evening's most-watched program.

[11/27/19 - 11:09 PM]
Netflix Introduces the World of "The Gift," The Second Turkish Original Series
Experience the mystical journey of Atiye as she unlocks the mystery behind a hidden past that interconnects with the ancient and the modern day.

[11/27/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" helps push the Eye in front among both categories.

[11/27/19 - 07:45 AM]
BBC Two Commissions "The Tech Transformers" (w/t)
The four-episode documentary series will air on HBO in the United States.

[11/26/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 26
Updates include: BET+ renews "First Wives Club" TV series; CBS All Access nixes "Strange Angel"; and Netflix pulls the plug on "MST3K" reboot series.

[11/26/19 - 11:18 AM]
New Year, New Batch of Talented Young Bakers on the New Season of "Kids Baking Championship"
Food Network's staple returns Monday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/26/19 - 11:17 AM]
Kit Hoover and Dan Schachner Host First Ever "Give a Dog a Home Live!" Special Edition
Animal Planet's two-hour special will air live from the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, a state-of-the-art pet adoption center, in Los Angeles on Saturday, December 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/26/19 - 11:07 AM]
Oxygen Debuts New Series "An Unexpected Killer" Premiering on Thursday, December 5 at 8PM ET/PT
Each standalone episode takes viewers on a riveting ride that explores a jaw-dropping murder investigation in which detectives discover the killer is someone completely shocking and unexpected.







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[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
Spectrum Originals Anthology Series "Manhunt: Deadly Games" Produced by Lionsgate Television to Debut February 3
All 10 episodes of the one-hour anthology series from Lionsgate Television will drop ad-free exclusively on Spectrum's On Demand platform.

[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Orders Investigative Doc "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" for 2020 Programming Slate
Other highlights include: five new movies based on V.C. Andrews' Ruby Landry series for the 2020 TV season.

[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Keeps FOX on Top in Demos
The network remains the adults 18-49 champ while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
History(R) Announces "Black Patriots" from Executive Producer and NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Honoring African American Heroes Who Fought on the Frontlines of the Revolutionary War for United States Independence
The one-hour documentary premieres Wednesday, February 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Groundbreaking Documentary "Auschwitz Untold" Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz
The documentary depicts the chilling story of the Nazi persecution and extermination of European Jews by combining newly colorized footage from the Holocaust and rare, first person interviews with survivors.

[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
History(R) to Premiere Epic Three-Night Miniseries Event "Washington" Presidents' Day Weekend Beginning Sunday, February 16 at 8PM ET/PT
The project is narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
National Geographic Builds on Power of Its Diverse Slate with Season Pickups of Franchise Series "Brain Games," "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" and "Life Below Zero"
Also on tap: an all-new eight-part spin-off series, "Life Below Zero: Next Generation," which is slated to premiere on National Geographic in 2021.

[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
National Geographic Unveils the Field Ready Program
National Geographic today unveiled the Field Ready Program to promote diversity and inclusion, providing a clear path for a new generation of people interested in working behind the camera in global television production.

[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Rings in the New Decade and Its 10th Anniversary by Announcing Robust Slate of New Series and Specials
Celebrating its 10th year on the air, the fastest-growing network for animal lovers of all ages celebrates its wild achievements throughout the past decade by announcing its robust 2020 programming slate.

[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day With Two World Premiere Specials: "Born Wild: Earth Day Live" and "Jane Goodall: The Hope"
At National Geographic, the Earth Day celebration will harness the company's full portfolio to make an impactful difference for the planet.

[01/17/20 - 08:37 PM]
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40 years after it was introduced to a global audience, this epic voyage reaches new heights of adventure with the highly anticipated third season.

[01/17/20 - 08:35 PM]
National Geographic Premieres Third Season of Emmy-Winning Global Anthology Series "Genius: Aretha" as Four-Night Event Beginning Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, at 9/8c
This upcoming season will be the first-ever, definitive and only authorized scripted limited series on the life of Aretha Franklin.

[01/17/20 - 01:45 PM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Docuseries "Dear... " from Emmy and Peabody Award Winner R.J. Cutler
The 10-episode series will profile internationally recognized leaders including Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland, Big Bird and more.

[01/17/20 - 01:05 PM]
Freeform Announces March 18 Premiere Date for the Highly Anticipated Series "Motherland: Fort Salem"
The series is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country.

[01/17/20 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform Is Feeling the Love with "Love However the FF You Want," Beginning Feb. 8
Anchoring this new campaign is Freeform's first Valentine's Day original film, "The Thing About Harry," which premieres Saturday, February 15.