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    [tuesday, january 14, 2020]    
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[01/14/20 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 14
Updates include: The CW orders "Superman & Lois," "Walker" to series; Amazon passes on "People Just Do Nothing" import; and Corey Hawkins cast in HBO Max's "Americanah."

[01/14/20 - 01:52 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces New Overall Television Deal with Academy and Emmy Award-Winning Plan B Entertainment
Plan B is currently in production with Academy Award-winning director Barry Jenkins on the upcoming Amazon Original series "The Underground Railroad," and will also produce the new Amazon Original series "Outer Range," created by Brian Watkins.

[01/14/20 - 01:22 PM]
Amazon Original Series "Making the Cut" Hosted by Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn to Premiere March 27th on Amazon Prime Video
The 10-episode fashion competition series, which brings together a diverse group of 12 talented entrepreneurs and designers, will premiere two new episodes each week, culminating in an epic finale on April 24.

[01/14/20 - 01:15 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Jerrie Johnson and Shoniqua Shandai to Star in "Untitled Tracy Oliver Project"
The single-camera comedy follows the lives of four black women - friends from their college days at NYU - as they navigate sex, relationships and chasing their dreams.

[01/14/20 - 01:11 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces Cast for New Series Based on "The Lord of the Rings"
Newly revealed cast members including Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, and Daniel Weyman.

[01/14/20 - 01:07 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Reveals Further Casting for Provocative New Series "The Power" Directed by Reed Morano
The latest additions include John Leguizamo, Toheeb Jimoh, Ria Zmitrowicz, Halle Bush, Heather Agyepong, Nico Hiraga and Daniela Vega.

[01/14/20 - 01:04 PM]
WWE(R) Superstar Mike Mizanin Tapped to Host USA Network's Upcoming Competition Series "Cannonball"
The 10-episode series is set to premiere on USA in Summer 2020, featuring contestants from all across America who face off in the biggest, wettest, slippery-est water sports competition ever created.

[01/14/20 - 01:03 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces First Look Deal with Actors and Producers Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna
Luna and Bernal recently announced their new production house in Mexico, La Corriente del Golfo, an independent company for cinematic, theatrical, and television productions and a variety of community-oriented projects.

[01/14/20 - 01:00 PM]
College Football Playoff National Championship Scores More than 25.5 Million Viewers, Up from Last Year
ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, January 13.

[01/14/20 - 12:55 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces Overall Deal with Award-Winning Director and Screenwriter Steve McQueen
McQueen's upcoming drama "Small Axe," a Turbine Studios and Lammas Park production for BBC One with Amazon co-producing in the U.S., starring John Boyega and Letitia Wright, will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. later in 2020.

[01/14/20 - 12:52 PM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights "Jack Reacher," Based on the International Best-Selling Novels from Lee Child
The first season will be based on the first Jack Reacher novel, "The Killing Floor."

[01/14/20 - 12:45 PM]
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Richard Madden to Star in "Citadel," The Groundbreaking New Global Event Multi-Series from the Russo Brothers
Amazon also announced today that a local language production of the franchise will originate from Mexico, in addition to the previously announced versions in Italy and India.

[01/14/20 - 12:01 PM]
TLC's "Say Yes to the Prom" Returns to Make Prom Dreams Come True and Empower Deserving High School Students Nationwide
The educational and charitable initiative will once again travel to five cities around the country, kicking-off prom season in Knoxville, TN.

[01/14/20 - 11:30 AM]
Blake Shelton, With a Special Appearance by Gwen Stefani, Joins the List of Music Superstars to Talk with Gayle King for "The Gayle King Grammy(R) Special" Airing Jan. 23
Shelton and Stefani reveal they will be performing their duet titled "Nobody But You" live for the first time at the Grammys.

[01/14/20 - 10:15 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens" for Second Season
Said pickup comes in advance of its launch on Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30/9:30c.

[01/14/20 - 10:12 AM]
Comedy Central Extends "Tosh.0" for Four Seasons, Inks First-Look Deal with Daniel Tosh
In addition, Comedy Central will launch a dedicated "Tosh.0" channel on YouTube in early 2020 and today launched a "Tosh.0" channel on Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service in the U.S.

[01/14/20 - 09:41 AM]
Reelz Announces New Programming for February 2020 with New Original Specials, Returning Original Series and a U.S. Premiere
Among the offerings: Natalie Morales hosts three new "Behind Closed Doors" specials about multi-hyphenate mega talent Jennifer Lopez, legendary sitcom The Brady Bunch and quintessential teen movie The Breakfast Club.

[01/14/20 - 09:29 AM]
Paramount Network Orders Taylor Sheridan's Scripted Drama "Mayor of Kingstown" to Series
Furthering Paramount Network's relationship with Sheridan, the brand ordered a second season of unscripted hit series "The Last Cowboy."

[01/14/20 - 08:19 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads all broadcast networks among adults 18-49 last night.

[01/14/20 - 07:25 AM]
Crown Media Family Networks Announces First-Ever Book-to-Film Adaptation
The film, based on "The Secret Ingredient" by USA Today Bestselling author Nancy Naigle, is slated to air this February in conjunction with Hallmark Channel's "Love Ever After" programming event.

[01/14/20 - 07:11 AM]
See You Soon, Neighbor - "You" Season Three Is Coming
Netflix broke the news on social media this morning.

[01/14/20 - 07:03 AM]
Video: "Night on Earth" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When the sun goes down, a new world awakes.

[01/14/20 - 07:01 AM]
Cable Television's #1 Series, "When Calls the Heart," Returns for Season 7 Exclusively on Hallmark Channel, Sunday, February 23rd
Buoyed by a legion of devoted fans, the Hearties, "When Calls the Heart" continues to grow in popularity and in the ratings.

[01/14/20 - 05:01 AM]
Daredevil Nik Wallenda Returns to Conquer His Most Dangerous Highwire Walk Yet - Over the Active Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua
"Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda" will air as a live two-hour special Wednesday, March 4 on ABC.

[01/13/20 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 13
Updates include: Michael J. Fox to drop by "The Good Fight"; Showtime shelves Mark Boal's drama "Intelligence"; and Dave Bautista boards "See" at Apple TV+.

[01/13/20 - 04:27 PM]
Welcome to the Family - Pop TV Sets Premiere Date for New Season of "One Day at a Time"
New episodes will return on Tuesday, March 24 at 9:30/8:30c.

[01/13/20 - 04:26 PM]
"Flack" Is Back - Second Season of Dark Comedy Starring Oscar(R) winner Anna Paquin Premieres March 13 on Pop TV
The six-episode season features new cast members Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actor Sam Neill, Screen Actors Guild Award(R) winner Daniel Dae Kim and guest star Emmy-winner Martha Plimpton.

[01/13/20 - 04:25 PM]
By Divine Order, Pop TV Picks Up "Mother Mary" Pilot
The comedy asks: What would happen in today's world if the most irresponsible and lazy human on Earth was impregnated by immaculate conception?

[01/13/20 - 02:43 PM]
Oxygen Presents "The Witnesses" Premiering Saturday, February 8 at 7PM ET/PT
This compelling two-night investigative special follows the stories of four former Jehovah's Witnesses, as they recount details of the sexual abuse they endured during their time within the organization.

[01/13/20 - 12:10 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces 11th and Final Season of "Shameless" to Premiere This Summer
"I'm unbelievably thankful for all of the years of support from Gary Levine and everyone at Showtime that's allowed us to make 'Shameless,'" said John Wells.

[01/13/20 - 12:09 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases New Trailer for the Final Season of "Homeland"
As previously announced, the series returns Sunday, February 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/13/20 - 12:08 PM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Upcoming Slate
Rachel Grady, Heidi Ewing, Matthew Heineman, Greg Barker, Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon, Alex Gibney, Rick Rowley, Lawrence Wright and Lauren Greenfield are among the featured auspices.

[01/13/20 - 12:07 PM]
Showtime(R) Set to Premiere New Documentary Series "Vice" on Sunday, March 29 at 8 PM ET/PT
The 13-episode season will continue to air weekly on Sundays.

[01/13/20 - 12:06 PM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" on Sunday, April 26
The series is currently in production in Los Angeles.

[01/13/20 - 12:05 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Sets Premiere Date and Drops Trailer for Season Three of "The Chi"
The new season will debut on Sunday, July 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/13/20 - 12:04 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Sets Premiere Date and Debuts Trailer for Season Two of "Black Monday"
The new season will debut with back-to-back episodes each week beginning on Sunday, March 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/13/20 - 12:03 PM]
Showtime(R) Sets Season Five Premiere Date for Hit Drama "Billions" on Sunday May 3 at 9 PM ET/PT
As previously announced, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Julianna Margulies and Golden Globe nominee Corey Stoll will guest star in multiple episodes of the fifth season.

[01/13/20 - 12:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews "Work in Progress" for a Second Season
The series currently airs on Sundays at 11:00/10:00c, with its season finale set to air January 26.

[01/13/20 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders Second Season of "The L Word(R): Generation Q"
The season finale is set to air on January 26.

[01/13/20 - 11:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2020" Special Hosted by CBS Sports' Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah, Star of CBS' "NCIS: Los Angeles," to Be Broadcast Monday, Jan. 27 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can watch and vote for their favorite hilarious or heartfelt Super Bowl commercial.

[01/13/20 - 10:02 AM]
"All or Nothing: The Philadelphia Eagles" Premieres Friday, February 7, Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Hamm returns as narrator of the eight-episode season, all of which will be available for Prime members to stream on February 7.

[01/13/20 - 09:06 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Surges with NFL Playoffs
The Seahawks/Packers showdown puts the network on top in all categories.

[01/13/20 - 06:00 AM]
"Kitten Bowl VII," America's Most Beloved Rescue Pet Event, Returns Exclusively on Hallmark Channel, February 2
The 2020 game also marks a milestone of more than 40,000 shelter pet adoptions since "Kitten Bowl" premiered in 2014.

[01/12/20 - 10:00 PM]
"Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" Named Best Picture, Takes Four Awards at 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"Fleabag" led all television series with three wins.

[01/12/20 - 06:00 PM]
Emmy(R) Winning Drama Series "Westworld" Returns for Its Third Season March 15, Exclusively on HBO
Joining the cast this season are Aaron Paul, Vincent Cassel, Lena Waithe, Scott Mescudi, Marshawn Lynch, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Ealy and Tommy Flanagan.

[01/12/20 - 03:17 PM]
Video: CBS All Access Reveals Official Trailer and Key Art for New Original True Crime Series "Interrogation"
The series is based on a case that spans more than 20 years, in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother.

[01/12/20 - 01:55 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Series Order for "The Harper House"
The animated series will follow an overconfident female head-of-a-household as she struggles to regain a higher status for herself, and for her family of oddballs, after losing her job and moving from the rich side to the poor side of an Arkansas small town.

[01/12/20 - 01:54 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Titans/Ravens Shocker Puts CBS on Top
The Eye dominates the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/12/20 - 01:52 PM]
CBS All Access Announces New Animated Series "Tooning Out the News"
The series will provide short daily segments leading up to a weekly full episodes featuring a cast of animated characters mocking news of the day, and interviewing real-world guests and newsmakers.

[01/12/20 - 01:47 PM]
CBS All Access Orders "The Untitled Richard Linklater Project" to Series
The series takes place in and around Austin, Texas, Linklater's hometown, and will provide a window onto the colorful and diverse world of animal rescue through moving, humorous and powerful stories of animals and the humans who love them.







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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]
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[10/26/20 - 07:01 AM]
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[10/26/20 - 06:30 AM]
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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"
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[10/26/20 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "The Midnight Sky" Starring George Clooney - Date Announcement - Netflix
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[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.