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[01/09/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 9
Updates include: HBO in talks for "Parasite" TV series; Terri Minsky exits "Lizzie McGuire" revival at Disney+; and FX passes on drama pilot "Gone Hollywood."

[01/09/20 - 01:56 PM]
Netflix Sets Premiere Date for "Rise of Empires: Ottoman" Produced by Karga Seven Pictures in Association with STXtv
Previously titled "Ottoman Rising," the six-hour series will drop in 190 countries globally on Netflix on January 24.

[01/09/20 - 01:16 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley to Executive Produce, Write and Direct Upcoming Musical Drama Series for Showtime(R)
The project centers on an emotionally complex family story that spans generations and threatens the fabric of the community in present day Milwaukee.

[01/09/20 - 12:04 PM]
HBO Sports(R), Ringer Films Partner with Triple Threat TV for Documentary "Women of Troy"
The film is an illuminating tale of the historic and transcendent USC women's basketball team of the 1980s.

[01/09/20 - 11:00 AM]
"Whitmer Thomas: The Golden One," His First Hour-Long Special, Debuts February 22, Exclusively on HBO
Taped before a sold-out, live audience in September at the legendary Flora-Bama Lounge, Whitmer's first one-hour special features a provocative and intimate blend of storytelling, comedy, music and documentary.

[01/09/20 - 10:27 AM]
"Who Will Write Our History" to Air on January 26 Coinciding with International Holocaust Remembrance Day
In addition, the film will air on multiple Discovery owned networks around the world.

[01/09/20 - 10:04 AM]
Less Salt, More Flavor! E!'s "The Soup" Premieres Wednesday, February 12 at 10PM ET/PT
"The Soup" will feature Jade Catta-Preta's unfiltered take on the buzziest clips of the week across entertainment and social media.

[01/09/20 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "McMillions" (2020) - Official Trailer - HBO
The documentary series chronicles the stranger-than-fiction story of an ex-cop turned security auditor who rigged the McDonald's Monopoly game promotion for a decade, stealing millions of dollars and building a vast network of co-conspirators across the U.S.

[01/09/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: AMC Releases "Better Call Saul" Season 5 Key Art and Video Teaser
In the 10-episode fifth season, Jimmy McGill's (Bob Odenkirk) decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change for those in his orbit.

[01/09/20 - 08:59 AM]
Hulu Announces Premiere of New Genre-Bending Teen Sci-Fi Drama "Utopia Falls," Feb. 14
Set in the not-too-distant future, amidst the charred ruins of Earth, "Utopia Falls" follows a group of teens chosen to compete in the prestigious Exemplar performing arts competition in the seemingly idyllic colony of New Babyl.

[01/09/20 - 08:47 AM]
Renowned Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Directs 30 for 30's Two-Part Film "Vick," Airing January 30 and February 6 on ESPN
The film provides a comprehensive look back at each chapter of former NFL quarterback Michael Vick's saga: the incredible rise, shocking fall, and polarizing return.

[01/09/20 - 08:37 AM]
"Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy(R) Salute to Prince" Set to Take Place Jan. 28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center
The special will be broadcast later in 2020 on the CBS Television Network.

[01/09/20 - 08:22 AM]
New CNN Original Series "The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty" and Season Two of "Race for the White House" Debut Sunday, February 16
The season two premiere tracks the history-making 2008 race between freshman senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain.

[01/09/20 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Jeopardy!" Sparks Another ABC Victory
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown with night two of its game show stunt.

[01/09/20 - 07:15 AM]
Oxygen's "Up and Vanished," Based on the Popular Payne Lindsey Podcast, Returns with a Two-Hour Premiere Saturday, February 15, At 7PM ET/PT
The upcoming season will focus on new cases of missing individuals, as Payne Lindsey and his team of investigative podcasters search for answers to help the victims' families gain a sense of closure.

[01/09/20 - 04:04 AM]
Cathy Hughes and Chris Tucker Co-Host Star-Studded Annual "Urban One Honors," Premiering January 20 at 8 P.M./7C
The star-studded event celebrates the 40-year legacy of Radio One and honors some of the biggest names in film, television and music.

[01/08/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 8
Updates include: AT&T to shutter DirecTV's Audience Network; HBO Max orders script for "The Last of the Mohicans" TV series; and Erin and Sara Foster team for Quibi's "High & Low."

[01/08/20 - 06:09 PM]
Video: "October Faction" - Season 1 Official Trailer - Netflix
17-year-old twins' lives are turned upside down when they discover their seemingly unremarkable insurance sales rep parents are, in fact, (spoiler alert!) trained assassins who hunt monsters.

[01/08/20 - 12:57 PM]
Vanessa & Nick Lachey Will Host "Love Is Blind," An Unscripted Series Where Singles Go on Dates... But Don't Meet Face-to-Face
If a connection is made, they propose & meet for the first time. Then, the engaged couples see if their emotional connection can turn into a physical one.

[01/08/20 - 12:03 PM]
Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce
The 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Award honorees are Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant.

[01/08/20 - 11:45 AM]
CW Seed Lands Licensing Agreement with BBC Studios
The pact will bring more than 200 episodes and 150 hours of scripted library content to the platform.

[01/08/20 - 11:20 AM]
Video: "The Healing Powers of Dude" Trailer - Netflix Futures
Meet Noah, he's an 11-year-old with social anxiety disorder starting middle school. School can be tough, but with the help of his emotional support dog, Dude, plus his friends and family, maybe it can be less scary.

[01/08/20 - 11:09 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Returns to ABC Prime Time, Hosted by Emmy Award-Winning Jimmy Kimmel
"Regis came to me in a dream, asked me to do this and promised my own line of neckties if I did. I had little choice but to say yes," said Jimmy Kimmel.

[01/08/20 - 11:08 AM]
ABC Announces Sizzling New Addition to Its Hit Bachelor Franchise: "The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart"
Premiering Monday, April 13, the series unites two of the most emotionally powerful forces in human life: music and love, as 20 single men and women embark on an incredible journey to find love through music.

[01/08/20 - 11:03 AM]
ABC's Game Show Lineup Gets Supersized - Leslie Jones to Host Revival of Classic TV Game Show "Supermarket Sweep"
Production on the 10-episode order is set to begin this spring.

[01/08/20 - 10:59 AM]
ABC Picks Up "thirtysomething(else)," Sequel to the Culturally Defining Network Series "thirtysomething" from Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, to Pilot
The show will follow an ensemble of new faces playing the grown-up, 30-something children of the original cast reprised by Ken Olin (Michael Steadman), Mel Harris (Hope Murdoch), Timothy Busfield (Elliot Weston) and Patty Wettig (Nancy Weston).

[01/08/20 - 09:39 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Preparing a Reboot of the Successful Spanish Series "El Internado" (The Boarding School)
The production, which will begin filming in early 2020, will be titled "El Internado: Las Cumbres" with eight episodes to be shot at natural locations in northern Spain.

[01/08/20 - 09:25 AM]
Science Channel Matches Its Best Year Ever in 2019 in Key Demos
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[01/08/20 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Picks Up Supernatural Drama "The Brides" to Pilot
"The Brides," a sexy contemporary reimagining of "Dracula," is a family drama with a trio of powerful female leads at its heart.

[01/08/20 - 08:27 AM]
Video: WE tv Drops Supertease and Reveals the Cast for All-New Season of "Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition" Premiering Thursday, February 6 at 10PM
Five new hip hop couples are taking a step back from the game on an all-new season of "Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition," premiering Thursday, February 6.

[01/08/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Jeopardy!" Stunt Opens Big for ABC
The Alphabet takes home the top spot in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/08/20 - 08:07 AM]
"Shark Tank" Returns to Friday Nights Beginning Friday, Feb. 28, and "American Housewife" Moves to Wednesdays at 9 P.M. on April 15
"American Housewife" will air at 9:30 p.m. EDT starting March 18 before moving to 9:00 p.m. EDT on April 15.

[01/08/20 - 08:06 AM]
ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" Set to Air Killer Series Finale, Thursday, May 14
The critically acclaimed series, which will return for its six-episode killer farewell event on Thursday, April 2, is currently in its sixth and final season.

[01/08/20 - 08:05 AM]
The Emmy(R) Awards Return to ABC, Sunday, Sept. 20
Nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, July 14.

[01/08/20 - 08:04 AM]
ABC Joins Forces with Celebrated EGOT Winner Mel Brooks for Latest Live Musical Event, "Young Frankenstein Live!"
Based on the Broadway stage version of "Young Frankenstein," "Young Frankenstein Live!" will follow Mel Brooks' and Gene Wilder's comedic reimagining of the Mary Shelley classic novel.

[01/08/20 - 08:03 AM]
"The Conners" to Air Live the Night of the New Hampshire Primary, Tuesday, Feb. 11
ABC News coverage of the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary will be incorporated into the story in real time as the results roll in during the evening.

[01/08/20 - 08:02 AM]
If You Can Take the Heat, Get in the Kitchen with ABC's Romantic Dramedy "The Baker and the Beauty," Premiering Monday, April 6
"The Baker and the Beauty" is based on the hit Israeli show created by Assi Azar, originally for Keshet Broadcasting.

[01/08/20 - 08:01 AM]
ABC's Groundbreaking Series "Modern Family" Set to Air Special Series Finale Episode, Wednesday, April 8
In addition, ABC is giving fans the power to program an entire night filled with their favorite "Modern Family" episodes that will air Wednesday, March 11.

[01/08/20 - 07:33 AM]
Video: "Ozark" - Season 3 Announcement - Netflix
Jason Bateman (Marty Byrde), Laura Linney (Wendy Byrde), and Julia Garner (Ruth Langmore) double down on risky decisions to expand their empire in the next chapter of the thrilling crime drama series.

[01/08/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Locke & Key" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Based on the best-selling graphic novels, the series follows three siblings who, after the murder of their father, move to their ancestral home only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities.

[01/08/20 - 06:30 AM]
Aerosmith, Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to Perform on "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
Live from Staples Center, and hosted by Alicia Keys, the event will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound Sunday, January 26 on CBS.

[01/08/20 - 06:16 AM]
iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment Announce Nominees for the 2020 "iHeartRadio Music Awards"
This year's event airs live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 29 on FOX.

[01/08/20 - 06:04 AM]
HGTV Launches Massive Nationwide Call to Find, Takeover and Makeover an Entire Town
The town will be featured in "Home Town Takeover" (formerly "Home Town Rescue"), a six-episode series slated to premiere on HGTV in 2021.

[01/08/20 - 06:01 AM]
Jesse Metcalfe in an All-New Original Movie Series Kicks Off This Weekend with "A Beautiful Place to Die: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery" on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
After being injured and facing loss in the line of duty, retired Boston Police Detective Jeff Jackson (Metcalfe) returns to a quiet life of fishing, living in his late father's home on Martha's Vineyard.

[01/07/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 7
Updates include: Melissa McCarthy signs onto Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers"; Robert Aramayo books key role in Amazon's "The Lord of the Rings"; and FOX eyes revival of "America's Most Wanted."

[01/07/20 - 01:14 PM]
Video: "Leslie Jones: Time Machine" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From trying to seduce Prince to battling sleep apnea, Leslie Jones traces her evolution as an adult in this joyfully raw and outrageous stand-up special.

[01/07/20 - 12:31 PM]
The CW Gives Early Orders to 13 Current Series for Next Season
"All American," "Batwoman," "Black Lightning," "Charmed," "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," "Dynasty," "The Flash," "In The Dark," "Legacies," "Nancy Drew" "Riverdale," "Roswell, New Mexico" and "Supergirl" are all due back.

[01/07/20 - 12:00 PM]
Action Series "Strike Back" Returns for Its Seventh and Final Season February 14, Exclusively on Cinemax
The series follows the explosive escapades of Section 20, an elite, multinational, covert special ops team, as it spans the globe fighting a vast web of interconnected criminal and terrorist activity.

[01/07/20 - 11:10 AM]
Glenn Weiss Returns for Fifth Turn as Oscars(R) Director
"We are so lucky that Glenn is back as our director this year. He is deeply creative and collaborative and has a terrific instinct for live television," said Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain.

[01/07/20 - 11:01 AM]
Who Will Be the Next "Our Cartoon President"? Showtime Animated Series Returns January 26 with All New Episodes
Season three order includes 18, 30-minute episodes, with 10 episodes airing until March 29, and returning with eight episodes to air this fall tied to the 2020 Presidential election.







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[10/26/20 - 07:48 AM]
Video: Bounce's "Dying to Be Famous" Premieres Nov. 1
An intriguing six-episode true crime story, the series revolves around the still unsolved mysterious death of Ryan Singleton, a 24-year old aspiring model and film producer, who sets out to pursue fame and fortune in Hollywood with his close friends.

[10/26/20 - 07:24 AM]
"Life After Lockup" Returns with New Episodes on Friday, November 20 at 9PM ET / 8PM CT on WE tv
The couples will face plenty of firsts in their new lives together - from new marriages to divorce, new homes to new children, all while living under the challenges of their parole.

[10/26/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" Part 4 - Date Announcement Teaser - Netflix
The final chapter premieres December 31, only on Netflix.

[10/26/20 - 06:30 AM]
Roddy Ricch and The Weeknd Lead the "2020 American Music Awards" Nominations with Eight Each
First-time nominee Megan Thee Stallion earned five nominations, becoming the most nominated female artist this year, including nods in the New Artist of the Year and Collaboration of the Year categories.

[10/26/20 - 06:04 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Premieres Trailer for New Docuseries "Becoming You"
Told through the eyes of over 100 children around the world, from Nepal to Japan and Borneo, "Becoming You" explores how the first 2000 days on earth shape the rest of our lives.

[10/26/20 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "The Midnight Sky" Starring George Clooney - Date Announcement - Netflix
Is anyone out there?

[10/24/20 - 09:01 PM]
John Mulaney to Host "Saturday Night Live" with Musical Guest The Strokes on Oct. 31
The Strokes will make their fourth appearance as musical guest.

[10/24/20 - 08:32 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Rides World Series to Victory
Game 3 takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/23/20 - 12:14 PM]
YouTube Originals Continues the Story with "Justin Bieber: Next Chapter" Premiering October 30
The 30-minute special premieres Friday, October 30th at 12pm ET / 9am PT on Justin Bieber's Official YouTube Channel.

[10/23/20 - 11:29 AM]
HBO Sports to Present Michael Strahan-Executive Produced Documentary Series "The Cost of Winning"
The first two episodes debut Tuesday, November 10 beginning at 9:00/8:00c, with episodes three and four airing the following evening at the same time.

[10/23/20 - 11:06 AM]
The Dakota Boys Battle It Out Against Mother Nature in Brand-New Season of "Gold Rush: White Water" Premiering November 13 on Discovery Channel
Plus: viewers can get the inside scoop from all the miners and dig deep into the best behind-the-scenes moments during the popular "Gold Rush" after show, "The Dirt" premiering at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/23/20 - 10:11 AM]
Video: Shudder Releases Trailer, Key Art and Images for "A Creepshow Animated Special" Premiering Thursday, October 29
The special features two stories directed by Creepshow showrunner Greg Nicotero, with animation by Octopie animation studio.

[10/23/20 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Substitute" Returns With All-New Surprises for Season Two of the Hit Prank Series, Premiering Halloween, Oct. 31, at 9 P.M. (ET/PT)
Joining the series as host is Mexican social media sensation Juanpa Zurita, who will help undercover celebrities pull off a day of ridiculous mayhem as the substitutes for unsuspecting kids.

[10/23/20 - 09:32 AM]
Today YouTube Originals Premieres New Election Special for Families, "Kid Correspondent"
Part 1 and 2 are free-to-stream today and part 3 and 4 will premiere on Monday, October 26 at 9:00AM PT / 12:00PM ET on the SoulPancake channel.

[10/23/20 - 09:17 AM]
Oxygen Presents the Tragic Case of Emilie Morris in the Two-Hour Special "The Case Died with Her" Premiering Sunday, December 6 at 7PM ET/PT
In this harrowing special, legal commentator and former prosecutor Loni Coombs dives into the shocking case of Emilie Morris.