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[12/04/19 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 4
Updates include: Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux bring "The White House Plumbers" to HBO; Parker Young tapped for CBS's "The United States of Al"; and Hulu shutters writers' room for "Marvel's Tigra & Dazzler Show."

[12/04/19 - 08:04 PM]
Amazon Prime Video to Take Fans "Back to the Rafters" with First Amazon Original Scripted Drama in Australia
"Back to the Rafters" offers the next chapter in the story of the Rafter family, who charmed Australian audiences for six years in one of Australia's most popular drama series, "Packed to the Rafters."

[12/04/19 - 03:23 PM]
"Followers," Japanese Original Series Launches Globally on Netflix on February 27, 2020
It is an original story that depicts Tokyo with the authentic fashion and lifestyles of women living there, starring Miki Nakatani, Elaiza Ikeda and more talented casts.

[12/04/19 - 10:46 AM]
The "Ghost Adventures" Crew Gets Candid as They Revisit Their Most Intense Investigations in "Ghost Adventures: Screaming Room"
Paranormal investigators Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Jay Wasley and Billy Tolley are opening up to viewers as they've never done before.

[12/04/19 - 10:35 AM]
Video: "AJ and the Queen" - Official Trailer - Netflix
RuPaul stars in this outrageous series as a down-on-her-luck drag queen traveling across America in a RV with a tough-talking 10-year-old stowaway.

[12/04/19 - 10:05 AM]
Florida's Python Problem Threatens to Sweep America - "Guardians of the Glades" Returns January 7 on Discovery
Florida's python problem is threatening to sweep north into the rest of America; but snake hunter Dusty Crum and his crew are ready to take on some of the biggest, deadliest snakes in the Everglades.

[12/04/19 - 09:34 AM]
Video: Teaser Trailer - Hulu's "Shrill" Season Two
The Aidy Bryant-led comedy returns with eight all-new episodes on Friday, January 24.

[12/04/19 - 09:21 AM]
WE tv's Outrageous Original Docuseries "Extreme Love" Returns for a Jaw-Dropping Second Season January 3
The eight hour-long episodes continue to prove that there truly is someone for everyone.

[12/04/19 - 09:16 AM]
"CMT Crossroads: Gavin DeGraw & Chris Young" Premieres Friday, December 13 at 10PM ET/PT
The show was filmed recently in Nashville in front of a standing room-only crowd.

[12/04/19 - 09:04 AM]
Stripped Down and Stranded: "Naked and Afraid" Returns Jan. 5 with the Most Isolating Challenge to Date
The series takes the challenge to a new level by bringing the best of the best to the most isolated areas around the globe, leaving them there with nothing on their backs and no one by their side.

[12/04/19 - 09:01 AM]
America Ferrera and Danai Gurira to Announce the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R) Nominations
The nominations announcement will be carried live on TNT, TBS, truTV, tntdrama.com/sag-awards, truTV.com and sagawards.org on Wednesday, December 11.

[12/04/19 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" Wins Demo Race for NBC
The network's annual telecast leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[12/04/19 - 08:02 AM]
What Will You Unlock? "Locke & Key" Premieres February 7
The long-in-the-works comics adaptation bows next year on Netflix.

[12/04/19 - 08:01 AM]
BET Networks Announces New Scripted Miniseries "Uptown"
The three-part television event will tell the comprehensive story of Andre Harrell's iconic New York City record label, Uptown Records.

[12/04/19 - 07:59 AM]
Cartoon Network's "Infinity Train" - Season Two Set for Jan. 6
The mind-bending mysterious and critically acclaimed series introduced fans to Tulip's harrowing journey earlier this fall, and is one of the year's breakout animated shows.

[12/04/19 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a video is posted online of a mysterious man killing two kittens, internet users across the world leap into action to find the perpetrator.

[12/04/19 - 06:25 AM]
ABC News' Primetime Special "Celebrating Marvel's Stan Lee" to Air Friday, Dec. 20
During the special, stars Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Saquon Barkley, Mark Hamill, Jimmy Kimmel, Method Man, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Lauren Ridloff, Kevin Smith, Deborah Ann Woll, Joe Quesada, Seth Green, Bob Iger, CB Cebulski, Todd McFarlane, Kevin Feige, Gerry Conway and more share their memories of Lee.

[12/04/19 - 06:24 AM]
TLC Kicks Off the New Year with "1000-lb Sisters;" All-New Docuseries Capturing the Weight Loss Journey of Hilarious YouTubers the Slaton Sisters Premieres January 1
TLC follows younger sister Amy, age 31, who wants to start a family with her new husband but is having trouble getting pregnant due to her weight and health issues.

[12/04/19 - 03:21 AM]
Netflix Announces "Suburra - The Series" Season 3 Officially Started the Principal Photography
Look for the next installment to bow in 2020 on the streaming service.

[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.







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[12/01/21 - 01:04 PM]
TV One Announces Premiere of the Original Docuseries "One Stage to the Next" Starring Grammy-Nominated Syleena Johnson on Tuesday, December 14th at 10 P.M. EST
The series will follow award-winning singer Syleena Johnson as she continues to navigate through life and the entertainment industry.

[12/01/21 - 11:56 AM]
Toni Braxton and Angie Harmon New Movies for Lifetime Rounds Out Casts with Eddie Cibrian, Kelly Hu and Kristopher Poloha
Both "Fallen Angels Murder Club" and "Barstow" have started filming and will premiere in 2022.

[12/01/21 - 11:48 AM]
"This Is Us" Stars Chrissy Metz and Susan Kelechi Watson to Host NBC's Live Coverage of the Jan. 1 Rose Parade
NBC is celebrating its 95th year broadcasting the Rose Parade, beginning on radio in 1927 and then televising the annual event beginning in 1954.

[12/01/21 - 11:30 AM]
Video: Prime Video Releases Official Series Trailer for "With Love"
The multi-holiday romantic comedy series, written and created by Gloria Calderón Kellett, follows the Diaz siblings, Lily and Jorge Jr., on a mission to find love and purpose.

[12/01/21 - 11:04 AM]
Vocal Powerhouse Christina Aguilera to Receive the First-Ever "Music Icon" Award and Perform at the 2021 "People's Choice Awards"
Becky G will present the award to Aguilera at the ceremony.

[12/01/21 - 10:16 AM]
"Nickelodeon's Treasure Truck" Delivers a Gift-Winning Competition in New Holiday Special Hosted by WWE Superstar Xavier Woods, Airing Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special brings the competition to the front yard of four families, who must compete against each other when the Nickelodeon Treasure Truck drives up with a truck-load full of amazing holiday gifts.

[12/01/21 - 10:03 AM]
"L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth" Special Dec. 16 at 8 P.M. ET/PT
The special returns for a second year to NBC, celebrating the inspiring stories of ten U.S.-based non-profit leaders whose tenacity and courage are leading to meaningful change in addressing society's most pressing issues.

[12/01/21 - 09:55 AM]
AMC Networks Greenlights "Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches," A New Series Based on the "Lives of the Mayfair Witches" Trilogy for AMC+ and AMC
The second series in an expanding Anne Rice universe, "Mayfair" will follow "Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire" with a late 2022 premiere.

[12/01/21 - 09:07 AM]
Apple Orders Multi-Academy Award Winner Alfonso Cuaron's Thriller Series "Disclaimer" Starring Academy Award-Winners Cate Blanchett and Kevin Kline
Based on the novel of the same name by Renee Knight, "Disclaimer" will star Blanchett as a successful and respected television documentary journalist whose work has been built on revealing the concealed transgressions of long-respected institutions.

[12/01/21 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Original Comedy Series "Somebody Somewhere," Starring and Executive Produced by Bridget Everett, Debuts January 16
The series follows Sam (played by Everett), a true Kansan on the surface, but, beneath it all, struggling to fit the hometown mold.

[12/01/21 - 08:39 AM]
Peacock's Reimagined Drama "Queer as Folk" Rounds Out Casting with Juliette Lewis, Ed Begley Jr. and More as Recurring Guest Stars
Armand Fields, Chris Renfro, Eric Graise, Sachin Bhatt and Benito Skinner are also on tap.

[12/01/21 - 08:00 AM]
Embark on Magical Adventures with Adorable Baby Bear Brothers in Original New Series, "We Baby Bears," Premiering Saturday, Jan. 1 on Cartoon Network
A spin-off of the hit Cartoon Network series, "We Bare Bears," "We Baby Bears" follows Grizz (Connor Andrade), Panda (Amari McCoy), and Ice Bear (Max Mitchell) - as their younger baby selves - traveling in a magical box to fantastic new worlds searching for a place to call home.

[12/01/21 - 07:27 AM]
discovery+ Announces Key Participants Featured in Upcoming Expose of the Hillsong Church Controversy, "Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed"
The series will also examine how the star-studded Hillsong was able to grow into a global brand that attracted high-profile celebrity attendees, unearth the truth behind headlines of recent scandals and shine a light on the fine line between culture, corporation and cult.

[12/01/21 - 07:13 AM]
Cozy Family Series, "The Larkins," Premieres December 13 on Acorn TV
Set in the late 1950s, this exciting new adaptation of H.E. Bates' classic novel "The Darling Buds of May" follows the golden-hearted wheeler dealer Pop Larkin (Bradley Walsh) and his wife Ma (Joanna Scanlan) as they bask in their idyllic and beautiful patch of paradise in Kent.

[12/01/21 - 07:00 AM]
"Michael Buble's Christmas in the City" Brings Holiday Cheer to NBC on Dec. 6 with Music, Comedy and More
Joining Bublé on stage for special performances and comedy sketches are Leon Bridges, Camila Cabello, Jimmy Fallon, Kermit the Frog and Hannah Waddingham.