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    [saturday, december 21, 2019]    
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[12/21/19 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Continues Demo Reign
FOX takes home the adults 18-49 crown once again while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/20/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 20
Updates include: Starz cancels "Sweetbitter" after two seasons; FXX's "Dave" reveals principal cast; and Zach Grenier returns to "The Good Fight" as series regular.

[12/20/19 - 11:23 AM]
Season Five of SundanceTV's Original Series "Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter" Returns with All-New Episodes Sunday, January 5 at 10AM ET
This season, talent behind this year's most talked about television shows and films open up about the challenges and triumphs of creating critically acclaimed entertainment.

[12/20/19 - 11:16 AM]
Video: Official Teaser - Hulu Original Series "High Fidelity"
The Zoƫ Kravitz-led series bows Friday, February 14.

[12/20/19 - 11:01 AM]
"Virgin River" Renewed for a Second Season by Netflix
The streaming service confirmed the news via social media today.

[12/20/19 - 09:45 AM]
Academy Award Winner Marisa Tomei Joins Revenge Action Film "Sweet Girl"
Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Raza Jaffrey, Adria Arjona, Justin Bartha, Lex Scott Davis, Michael Raymond-James, Dominic Fumusa, Brian Howe, Nelson Franklin and Reggie Lee also star in the project.

[12/20/19 - 09:01 AM]
Save Room for Season 2 Because We've Ordered More "Green Eggs and Ham"
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[12/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Miss America" Tops Demos for NBC
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while an all-repeat CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[12/20/19 - 08:01 AM]
Multi Award-Winner Olivia Colman to Star in New Sky and HBO Original Drama "Landscapers"
The four-part limited series will be directed by Academy Award winner Alexander Payne and is written by Ed Sinclair in his first television screenplay.

[12/20/19 - 07:32 AM]
Cast Announced for New Drama "Industry" Coming Soon to BBC and HBO
The series follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London.

[12/20/19 - 07:26 AM]
Capturing the Planet's Greatest Mysteries - "What on Earth?" Returns for an All-New Season January 9 on Science Channel
Using state-of-the-art satellite imaging and trekking to the most remote, inhospitable places on Earth, the world's leading scientists, archaeologists and explorers examine the inexplicable to show the world we live in like we've never seen before.

[12/20/19 - 05:36 AM]
Reelz Announces New Programming for January 2020
New three-part documentary "Aaron Hernandez's Killing Fields" reveals never-before-seen evidence in the case of the ex-NFL star turned convicted murderer while the new four-part documentary "How to Survive a Murder" exposes the nefarious attempts to cover up a murder and protect an influential family.

[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.







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[11/30/21 - 09:30 AM]
Netflix Unveils Genre Series Slate for 2022
Among the highlights: "Archive 81" (January 14), "In from the Cold" (January 28), "Raising Dion" season two (February 1) and "Vikings: Valhalla" (February 25).

[11/30/21 - 09:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces: "New Year New Movies" for 2022 in the Month of January
As part of the TV event, Hallmark Channel unveils five movie premieres: "The Perfect Pairing," "Wedding Veil," "Love is Trending," "Butlers in Love," and "Romancing the Birthday Girl."

[11/30/21 - 09:00 AM]
From the Frustrating to the Fatal - The Impact of Infrastructure Failures Is Explored in Two Timely New Projects Covering the Deadly Florida Surfside Condo Disaster and the Global Supply Chain Breakdown
Look for Discovery Channel originals "When Buildings Collapse: Disaster in Surfside" on Saturday, December 4 and "Out of Stock: Supply Chain Crisis" on Saturday, December 18.

[11/30/21 - 08:02 AM]
OWN Expands Popular Unscripted Friday Night Programming Block with New Series "Ladies Who List: Atlanta," Premiering Friday, January 7 at 9PM ET/PT
In Atlanta, a team of Black women are breaking up the "old boys club" of the luxury real estate game.

[11/30/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Selling Tampa" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The agents at the all-female, Black-owned Allure Realty mix business with fun as they rule the waterfront of a hot Tampa luxury real estate market.

[11/30/21 - 07:15 AM]
Video: Peacock Makes First Holiday Delivery This Season with Trailer and Key Art for "The Housewives of the North Pole"
Betsy Brandt, Kyle Richards, Jearnest Corchado, Kyle Selig, Tetona Jackson, Carlos Ponce, Alec Mapa and Damon Dayoub star in the film, due on Thursday, December 9.

[11/30/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Men in Kilts" - Season 2 Announcement - Starz
Your favorite blokes are returning to take you on another extraordinary adventure, this time to New Zealand.

[11/30/21 - 06:01 AM]
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022" Taps More Star Power for Its Golden Anniversary Show
Actress, producer and entertainer Liza Koshy, who previously served as a correspondent on the show in 2019, will return as co-host to head up festivities in Times Square alongside Ryan.

[11/30/21 - 06:00 AM]
Video: Test, Test, Is This Thing On? Prime Video Releases First-Look Teaser of Season Four of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
The fourth season makes its highly anticipated debut on February 18, 2022, with two new episodes dropping every Friday for four weeks.

[11/29/21 - 04:01 PM]
Video: "The Hungry and the Hairy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
On the motorbike road trip of their dreams, buddies Rain and Ro Hong-chul relax and unwind as they delight in tasty eats and scenic locales around Korea.

[11/29/21 - 02:03 PM]
Six More Hours of Community Service for Stephen Merchant's "The Outlaws"
The series will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Nordics.

[11/29/21 - 01:31 PM]
USA Network/Syfy Hit Series "Chucky" Renewed for a Second Season
The season finale of "Chucky" airs Tuesday, November 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[11/29/21 - 01:01 PM]
"Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Impressive Lineup Grows with Jose Feliciano & CNCO, Pentatonix and Cast of Broadway's "Come from Away" on Dec. 1
The new additions join previously announced performers Alessia Cara, Harry Connick Jr., Mickey Guyton, Norah Jones, Brad Paisley, Rob Thomas, Carrie Underwood and the Radio City Rockettes.

[11/29/21 - 12:20 PM]
Host Eric Adjepong and Skilled Chefs from Across the Country Challenge Alex Guarnaschelli in the New Primetime Series "Alex vs America"
The new competition series premieres Sunday, January 2 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[11/29/21 - 12:01 PM]
NBC Announces "Miley's New Year's Eve Party Hosted by Miley Cyrus and Pete Davidson"
Lorne Michaels will executive produce the special for NBC and Peacock.