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[12/19/19 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 19
Updates include: FOX orders animated comedy "Housebroken" to series; Hulu passes on Anne Rice's "The Vampire Chronicles"; and "Carl Weber's The Family Business" gets second second on BET+.

[12/19/19 - 09:43 PM]
"Airplane Mode" Premieres on January 2020, Only on Netflix
The film tells the story of young digital influencer Ana (Larissa Manoela).

[12/19/19 - 05:20 PM]
"Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez" Is a Three-Part Documentary Series Examining What Led to the Murderous Fall and Shocking Death of Former NFL Superstar Aaron Hernandez
Look for said project Wednesday, January 15 on Netflix.

[12/19/19 - 04:01 PM]
Pendleton Ward and Duncan Trussell Take You on a Psychocosmic Adventure in "The Midnight Gospel," An Adult Animated Series Adapting Interviews from the "Duncan Trussell Family Hour" Podcast
The aforementioned series will come to Netflix next year.

[12/19/19 - 03:29 PM]
Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic to Headline E!'s Signature "Live from the Red Carpet" Coverage of the 2020 Golden Globes, Grammys and Oscars
E!'s red carpet coverage for each of those awards shows ranked as the #2 most social program of the day behind only the awards show itself.

[12/19/19 - 02:02 PM]
Meet the 20 Contestants Set to Compete on New Unscripted Competition Series "LEGO Masters" Premiering Wednesday, February 5, on FOX
Hosted by Will Arnett, the series will put these contestants - ranging from ages 23 to 65, and hailing from every part of the country and all walks of life - to the test.

[12/19/19 - 12:00 PM]
Limited Series "The Plot Against America" Debuts Monday, March 16, Exclusively on HBO
The cast includes Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Anthony Boyle, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis and John Turturro.

[12/19/19 - 11:56 AM]
"Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" Adds Jonathan Whitesell, Skye Marshall and Sam Corlett
Said trio will turn up during the upcoming "Part 3" of the series.

[12/19/19 - 10:52 AM]
EPIX Greenlights Series Based on "Jerusalem's Lot" Starring Academy Award(R) Winner Adrien Brody
Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Brody), who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher's Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea.

[12/19/19 - 10:30 AM]
Steve Harvey Counts Down to 2020 on "FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live from Times Square" Tuesday, December 31, on FOX
The star-studded three-and-a-half-hour primetime celebration will be co-hosted by Maria Menounos and Rob Gronkowski.

[12/19/19 - 10:17 AM]
OWN Announces Second Season Renewal of Critically Acclaimed Drama Series "David Makes Man"
The series centers on a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects and stars an ensemble cast featuring Emmy nominated actress Phylicia Rashad and newcomer Akili McDowell who plays the lead role of David.

[12/19/19 - 10:11 AM]
"Elite Youth," A New Series from FOX Sports Films and Uninterrupted, Goes Behind the Scenes with Basketball's Future Stars
The four-episode debut season follows the most highly sought-after high school basketball players in the country as they compete in Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) during the 2018 circuit.

[12/19/19 - 10:05 AM]
Nearly 30 Million Households Around the World Enjoyed "Klaus" in Its First Four Weeks on Netflix
The streaming service releases another viewership number, this time for the animated film.

[12/19/19 - 09:30 AM]
Comedy Series "High Maintenance," Created by Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, Returns for Its Fourth Season February 7, Exclusively on HBO
New guest stars include Ira Glass and his team at This American Life, Nick Kroll, Rebecca Hall, Larry Owens and Calvin Leon Smith.

[12/19/19 - 09:14 AM]
Video: "Sex, Explained" Season 1 - Main Trailer
From the biology of attraction to the history of birth control, explore the ins and outs of sex in this entertaining and enlightening series.

[12/19/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Apple Releases First-Look at Inspiring, New Anthology Series "Little America"
Inspired by the true stories featured in Epic Magazine, "Little America" goes beyond the headlines to bring to life the funny, romantic, heartfelt and surprising stories of immigrants in America.

[12/19/19 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Leslie Jones: Time Machine" - Teaser - Netflix
Jones is bringing her hilarious wisdom in "Time Machine," her first Netflix Comedy Special, directed by award winning directors David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.

[12/19/19 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) to Air Television Premieres of "Five Feet Apart" on December 30 "On the Basis of Sex" on January 1 and "The Upside" on January 4
Look for all three films in the coming weeks on the pay channel.

[12/19/19 - 08:36 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Most-Watched Primetime Network Show of the Decade
NBC further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[12/19/19 - 08:35 AM]
Jealousy, Feuds and Troubled Friendships Hit a Fever Pitch at Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Season 7 Reunion
Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Toya Bush-Harris, Quad Webb, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, Mariah Huq and new friend, Buffie Purselle will bare their bold and honest feelings as they relive this season's biggest moments.

[12/19/19 - 08:11 AM]
Video: "Medical Police" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From the creators of "Childrens Hospital" (starring Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes) comes the totally-not-a-spinoff "Medical Police" (also starring Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes).

[12/19/19 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Goes Out on Top in Viewers, Demos
FOX holds off the "Survivor" finale on CBS and "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" on ABC in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/19/19 - 07:36 AM]
Richard Hammond Is on the Quest for the Next "Big" Thing in New Science Channel Series Premiering February 12
Buckle up as Hammond once again takes viewers on the ride of their lives to spotlight engineering at its finest with the biggest structures in the world.

[12/19/19 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their romance from pretend to officially real when another recipient of one of her love letters enters the picture.

[12/18/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 18
Updates include: HBO Max's "Vegas High" casts duo; Ryan Murphy's "Hollywood" at Netflix adds guest stars; and Showtime's "Yellowjackets" fills out remaining roles.

[12/18/19 - 01:47 PM]
Bravo Sets Sail with New Series "Below Deck Sailing Yacht" on Monday, February 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Trading in the motor yacht famed on "Below Deck," this series is set on a luxury sailing yacht with a new crew and equally demanding charter guests looking to follow the wind as they cruise along the crystal-clear blue waters of Corfu, Greece.

[12/18/19 - 01:40 PM]
Red Nose Day Returns to NBC in 2020 for Sixth Year with a Special Night of Programming
The date of the special, as well as the Red Nose Day-themed programming to air on the same night, will be announced in the coming weeks.

[12/18/19 - 01:02 PM]
Video: "Anne with an E" - Season 3 Official Trailer - Netflix
Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself.

[12/18/19 - 12:56 PM]
ABC News' "The Year: 2019" Reflects on the Top Moments of the Year, Airing Sunday, Dec. 22
From celebrity romance and breakout stars to politics and breaking news, this special encompasses all the unforgettable moments and people who made 2019 one for the books.

[12/18/19 - 12:34 PM]
Apple's New Comedy Series "Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet" to Premiere Friday, February 7
All nine, half-hour episodes of the live-action comedy, co-created by Rob McElhenney and Megan Ganz, will be available on Apple TV+ the day of premiere.

[12/18/19 - 12:24 PM]
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Nat Geo Channel Is Bringing Back the Best of Its 2019 Programming for You to Binge Over the Holidays
And better yet, see what's in store for 2020 with a sneak peek of the reimagined "Brain Games" hosted by Keegan-Michael Key (December 29 at 10:00/9:00c).

[12/18/19 - 12:04 PM]
"Russell Peters: Deported" Premieres Friday, January 17 Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
In the special, recorded in front of a sold-out audience at Mumbai's NSCI Stadium, Peters hilariously explores his life as a middle-aged man dealing with health issues, relationships and fatherhood.

[12/18/19 - 11:34 AM]
Vivica A. Fox Hosts LMN's Annual Deadly Resolutions Returning on New Year's Night
Fox, who headlines the network's Wrong Movie franchise, hosts the month-long stunt which will include the premiere of her latest thriller, "The Wrong House Sitter."

[12/18/19 - 11:12 AM]
Video: OWN Reveals First-Look Teaser Trailer for New Anthology Drama "Cherish the Day" from Award-Winning Creator Ava DuVernay
Chapter one of "Cherish the Day" chronicles the stirring relationship of one couple, with each episode spanning a single day.

[12/18/19 - 11:04 AM]
HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Delivers Double Digit Year-Over-Year Ratings Increase
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/18/19 - 10:01 AM]
Netflix and Mattel Television Have the Power to Bring All-New Animated Adventure Series "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" to a New Generation of Kids and Families Around the World
This marks the second collaboration between Netflix and Mattel Television, joining the previously announced 2D anime series "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" with Kevin Smith.

[12/18/19 - 09:24 AM]
Eve Plumb of "A Very Brady Renovation" to Star in HGTV Pilot "Generation Renovation" on Christmas Eve
In the pilot, she teams up with preservationist Brett Waterman and her husband and renovation partner Ken Pace to modernize dilapidated cabins and cottages that have been in families for generations.

[12/18/19 - 09:24 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Dallas" Shocking Two-Part Reunion Begins Wednesday, January 1 at 9PM ET/PT
The 75-minute conclusion airs the following Wednesday, January 8 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/18/19 - 09:23 AM]
When Are Your Favorite CW Shows Back from the Holidays?
The network confirms the 2020 return dates for its original series.

[12/18/19 - 09:15 AM]
From All-American to American Murderer: ID Investigates the Dramatic Demise of a Former Football Champion in "Aaron Hernandez: An ID Murder Mystery"
The three-hour event kicks off Monday, January 20 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/18/19 - 09:06 AM]
YouTube Phenom Mark Rober to Star in New Discovery Series "Revenge of the Nerd" (w/t) from Jimmy Kimmel's Kimmelot
Mark Rober, a former NASA Engineer turned YouTube phenom, is famous for his pop-science and DIY gadget videos - most notably a glitter bomb trap that received viral acclaim, avenging victims of doorstep delivery theft.

[12/18/19 - 08:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Wraps Season 17 on Top
NBC wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/18/19 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "The Degenerates" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new season features Adrienne Iapalucci, Donnell Rawlings, Jim Norton, Nikki Glaser, Ms. Pat, and Robert Kelly.

[12/18/19 - 12:44 AM]
Danica Curcic Starring in New Danish Netflix Original Series "Equinox"
"Equinox" is a character-driven supernatural thriller about a young woman named Astrid (Danica Curcic), who is very affected by the unexplainable disappearance of her sister and her school class in 1999.

[12/17/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 17
Updates include: Syfy orders final season of "Van Helsing"; Morfydd Clark to play young Galadriel in Amazon's "The Lord of the Rings"; and AMC's "Lodge 49" fails to find new home.

[12/17/19 - 06:43 PM]
Director Lee Eung-bok to Return with New Netflix Original Series "Sweet Home"
Adapted from a popular webtoon of the same name, "Sweet Home" is a suspenseful series based on the unique premise of a world in which people turn into monsters that reflect their own individual desires.

[12/17/19 - 06:42 PM]
Netflix Confirms Casting of Lee Je-hoon and Tang Jun-sang for a New Korean Original Series, "Move to Heaven"
Directed by Kim Sung-ho, with a screenplay by Yoon Ji-ryun, "Move to Heaven" revolves around the routine of a pair of trauma cleaners.

[12/17/19 - 06:05 PM]
"NBC's New Year's Eve 2020" Hosts Carson Daly and Julianne Hough Ring in the New Year with A-List Talent and Music Superstars
Said event will feature performances from X Ambassadors, Brett Eldredge, Julianne Hough, NE-YO, Leslie Odom Jr., Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and The Struts.

[12/17/19 - 03:07 PM]
Colts-Saints "Monday Night Football" Delivers 11.1 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, December 16.

[12/17/19 - 01:01 PM]
Starz Announces "'Power': Who Shot Ghost?" Nationwide Screening and Talent Tour Every Sunday in January
The screenings will kick off January 5th in Atlanta, and continue in Philadelphia on January 12, Chicago on January 19, and Houston on January 26.







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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]
National Geographic's "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" Presents a Triumphant Voyage Through Humanity's Past and Present and Maps a Hopeful Vision of Our Future
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.