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    [saturday, january 11, 2020]    
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[01/11/20 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, January 11
Updates include: NBC sets "Council of Dads" premiere date; "The Kenan Show" pushed to 2020-21 season; and NBC tables plans for live telecasts of "Bye Bye Birdie" and "A Few Good Men."

[01/11/20 - 12:47 PM]
Syfy Developing Limited Series "The League of Pan" from UCP
A thrilling and mysterious continuation of the beloved story of Peter Pan, the project picks up with the fabled characters after 10 years on the mainland.

[01/11/20 - 12:46 PM]
Syfy Places Straight-to-Series Order for "Chucky" Television Series
Don Mancini, who penned the film franchise, will also write the adaptation, serve as showrunner and direct the first episode.

[01/11/20 - 09:20 AM]
NBC's Hit Drama Series "New Amsterdam" Has Been Renewed for Three Years, Through the 2022-23 Season
So far this season "New Amsterdam" is averaging a 1.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 9.8 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day" Nielsens, to dominate the Tuesday 10-11 p.m. demo race.

[01/11/20 - 09:19 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Is Set to Host "That's My Jam," A New Comedy Variety Event Series Inspired by the Wildly Popular, Celebrity-Fueled Musical Segments Made Famous on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
What is sure to be a high-energy hourlong party, "That's My Jam" will premiere out of the Tokyo Olympics and mark Fallon's first venture in primetime.

[01/11/20 - 09:18 AM]
Award-Winning Comedy Icons Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Are Returning to the Golden Globes as Co-Hosts for the 2021 Telecast
Fey and Poehler were critically applauded when they hosted the Globes from 2013-15, receiving universal praise for their witty on-stage banter and effortless rapport with one another.

[01/11/20 - 09:17 AM]
From Nahnatchka Khan and Dwayne Johnson, NBC Has Given an 11-Episode Series Order to "Young Rock," A Single-Cam Comedy Inspired by Johnson Himself
The series will be executive produced by Nahnatchka Khan, Dwayne Johnson, Jeff Chiang, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Brian Gewirtz and Jennifer Carreras.

[01/11/20 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Has Ordered an Epic 10-Part Global Event Series "The New World" from BBC Studios Natural History Unit, Which Is Set to Air in 2024
For the first time ever, "The New World" will scale across North America, Central America and South America to explore the vast landscapes, remote wilderness and mysterious creatures that inhabit the region.

[01/11/20 - 09:15 AM]
NBC Has Renewed Its Hit Crafts-Making Series "Making It," Hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, for a Third Season
Season two averaged a 0.7 rating and 2.6 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day" results from Nielsen Media Research.

[01/11/20 - 09:14 AM]
NBC Has Renewed Its Highly Successful First-Ever Holiday Special Event Series "Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways" for a New Season
The December 10 premiere earned 1.2 rating in adults 18-49, according to "live plus same day" Nielsens, tying as the season's #1 rated Christmas special.

[01/11/20 - 08:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Pulls FOX Back in Front
FOX wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/10/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 10
Updates include: NBC orders pilot for "Night School" TV series; Justin Chambers bows out of "Grey's Anatomy" after 16 seasons; Seth MacFarlane inks massive overall deal with NBCUniversal Content Studios.

[01/10/20 - 01:01 PM]
Mark Pedowitz Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The CW Network
A veteran network and television studio executive, Pedowitz joined The CW as President in 2011 with a strong background in program development, production and business affairs.

[01/10/20 - 01:00 PM]
New Season of "Bar Rescue" Premieres on Sunday, March 1st at 10/9c on Paramount Network
NFL superstar Marshawn Lynch joins Jon Taffer on a new season.

[01/10/20 - 12:14 PM]
"My Lottery Dream Home" Delivers Strong Performance For HGTV on Friday, Jan. 3
HGTV further spins the numbers for Friday, January 3.

[01/10/20 - 11:15 AM]
Explorer Colin O'Brady and a Crew of Elite Athletes Become First to Successfully Complete Human-Powered Row Across One of the Most Dangerous Ocean Crossings on the Planet - The Drake Passage
Discovery Channel will air the feature length documentary in Spring 2020.

[01/10/20 - 11:05 AM]
HGTV's "Christina on the Coast" Delivered Its Highest-Rated Episode on Jan. 2
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/10/20 - 11:03 AM]
92nd Oscars(R) Production Team Welcomes New Talent and Show Veterans
"This team is the best of the best with a wealth of experience and ideas, and we're excited to collaborate with them to deliver an incredible show," said Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain.

[01/10/20 - 10:58 AM]
FOX to Bump "Flirty Dancing," "Almost Family" from Wednesday Nights
Following their January 15 airings, look for "Dancing" and "Family" to wrap with two-hour specials on Saturday, January 25 and Saturday, February 22, respectively.

[01/10/20 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Renews "Straight Up Steve Austin" for Season 2
Expected to premiere this summer, season two will consist of eight half-hour episodes.

[01/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Jeopardy!" Continues Its Reign for ABC
Night three helps wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/10/20 - 09:24 AM]
TV One's "True Crime Mondays" Returns with New Episodes of "Fatal Attraction" Monday, January 13 at 9 P.M. ET/8C
Each new episode documents new information, new drama, and never-before-seen footage that offers viewers first-hand accounts into jaw-dropping cases involving crimes of passion.

[01/10/20 - 09:16 AM]
Video: "The Ranch" Part 8 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The show's final episodes premiere January 24 on the streaming service.

[01/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Sofia Wylie Stars in the DBP Donut Short Form Series "SHOOK," Which Will Be Presented in a Special Programming Event on Monday, Jan. 20, on Disney Channel
Noted for its realistic storylines, empowering characters and powerful dance numbers that convey inclusion and cultural diversity in a modern way, the series is produced by The Duplass Brothers' DBP Donut.

[01/10/20 - 09:00 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "This Week at the Comedy Cellar" for a Third Season Set to Premiere Friday, February 21 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The six-episode series will hit a variety of topics week to week, providing fans an intimate view of the performances along with engrossing offstage discussions among the comics.

[01/10/20 - 08:42 AM]
Video: "Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Feimster's first full length stand-up special talks about her childhood misadventures as a former Girl Scout, debutante and (disqualified) swim meet champion.

[01/10/20 - 12:18 AM]
Video: The Gods Are Coming: Netflix Debuts "Ragnarok" Trailer Today
The six part Norwegian language series is produced by SAM Productions, a Danish screenwriter-based production company.

[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.







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[10/26/20 - 08:27 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top FOX, World Series
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[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?

[10/25/20 - 10:13 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Keeps FOX on Top
Coverage of Game 4 leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[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.