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[01/16/20 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 16
Updates include: Facebook Watch axes scripted entries "Limetown," "Sorry for Your Loss"; "MacGruber" TV series among Peacock's development slate; and Carla Gugino-led "Jett" out at Cinemax.

[01/16/20 - 05:18 PM]
AMC and Sony Pictures Television Renew "Better Call Saul" for Sixth and Final Season
The final 13-episode season will go into production later this year and air in 2021.

[01/16/20 - 02:48 PM]
BBC America Announces "Disability Monologues" (wt), A New Short-Form Series About the Perception of Disability, Co-Produced with BBC Studios
Through fictional monologues, the series will portray the very real experiences of people with disabilities over the last 50 years in Britain.

[01/16/20 - 02:47 PM]
BBC America Announces New Additions to Nature Programming Slate
"She Walks with Apes" and "Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty" are the latest entries.

[01/16/20 - 02:46 PM]
Sherman's Showcase to Return to IFC for Hour-Long "Black History Month Spectacular"... This Summer
Self-dubbed the "blackest show in the history of television," the acclaimed Sherman's Showcase will roll out its "Black History Month Spectacular" over the summer because, as the creators said, "Sherman McDaniels needed a little extra time to get everything just right."

[01/16/20 - 02:45 PM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winner Courtney B. Vance to Topline AMC's "61st Street"
Produced by AMC Studios, the series, which has been ordered as a two-season television event with eight episodes per season, is set to debut in 2021.

[01/16/20 - 02:44 PM]
AMC Networks and AMC Studios Announce Projects in Development
Scott Z. Burns, Katie Couric, Owen and Stephen King, Megan Mostyn Brown, Armadu Garba, Eliza Clark, Mark Johnson, Zack Whedon, Scott Gold, Ilana Glazer, and T Bone Burnett are among the auspices.

[01/16/20 - 02:43 PM]
Charlie Heaton, Malin Akerman, Betsy Brandt and JJ Feild Join the Cast of AMC's "Soulmates"
In a first-ever format for AMC, each of the six episodes will feature a different cast and explore an entirely new story.

[01/16/20 - 02:42 PM]
AMC Networks Announces Spring 2020 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series
New highlights include "The Walking Dead: World Beyond" on Sunday, April 12 and "Quiz" on Monday, May 25.

[01/16/20 - 01:34 PM]
Paramount Network's "68 Whiskey" is #1 Cable Drama Premiere of the Season Among M25-54 and M18-49
Paramount Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 15.

[01/16/20 - 01:14 PM]
Academy Award(R)-Nominated Film "The Cave" to Premiere Commercial Free on National Geographic Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9/8c
From two-time Oscar-nominated director Feras Fayyad, the film is a stirring portrait of courage, resilience and female solidarity.

[01/16/20 - 01:00 PM]
NBCUniversal Unveils Peacock, A Free Premium Ad-Supported Streaming Service with Subscription Tiers
Taking a different strategic approach, the company announced a tiered offering that gives consumers broad access to Peacock across web, mobile and connected-TV devices.

[01/16/20 - 12:56 PM]
Actor Rob Riggle Sets Out to Solve the World's Greatest Mysteries in Brand-New Series "Rob Riggle: Global Investigator" Premiering March 8 on Discovery Channel
"Traveling the world to investigate some of the greatest legends and mysteries proved to be a thrilling adventure and I can't wait to bring Discovery Channel viewers along for the ride this spring," said Rob Riggle.

[01/16/20 - 12:18 PM]
"Top Gear America," Starring Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon, Revs Up Production for the MotorTrend App
When production kicks off on January 26, Shepard, Corddry and Bovingdon will dive head first into southern California hot rodding history.

[01/16/20 - 12:00 PM]
All-New One-Hour Special "Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis" to Air Wednesday, January 29, on FOX
This exclusive TMZ investigation will cut through the noise, inaccuracies and speculation surrounding the couple's surprise announcement.

[01/16/20 - 11:59 AM]
Netflix Orders Second Season of "Bonding"
The streaming service broke the news on social media today.

[01/16/20 - 11:39 AM]
Epic Reboot of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson Anchors HGTV 2020 Lineup
"We've planned more than 700 hours of incredible new content this year," said Jane Latman, president, HGTV. "Our upcoming series will attract more viewers and be more evocative and emotional, with an emphasis on the ups and downs of real life."

[01/16/20 - 11:34 AM]
This February on Hallmark Channel Celebrate "Love Ever After" and Adoption Ever After
February is sweeter than ever, with four all-new original movie premieres that celebrate romance, every Saturday night.

[01/16/20 - 11:31 AM]
Join Master of Macabre Robert Englund on a Nightmarish Journey Through History's Horrors in Travel Channel's "True Terror with Robert Englund"
In each episode, Englund uses his ominous tones and creepy charisma to masterfully weave together a trilogy of spine-tingling tales, guided by newspaper accounts and layered with commentary from historians and experts that prove that truth is always stranger than fiction.

[01/16/20 - 11:03 AM]
Three Tragedies, One Enduring Story: Investigation Discovery's "In Memoriam" Follows the Aftermath of America's Most Infamous Mass Shootings
The film premieres with limited commercial interruption on February 8 at 9:00/8:00c, only on Investigation Discovery.

[01/16/20 - 11:02 AM]
Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein? Investigation Discovery Greenlights New Series "Who Killed..." (wt)
This first special in ID's new anthology series will feature exclusive interviews and an in-depth investigation to reveal new clues about Epstein's seedy underworld, privileged life and controversial death.

[01/16/20 - 11:01 AM]
Khloe Kardashian and Investigation Discovery Expand True-Crime Partnership with New Series, "Twisted Love"
This new six-part series shares tales of families, friends and lovers, and documents how at any moment, a trusted love can turn into a treacherous fate.

[01/16/20 - 10:30 AM]
Netflix and Bill Prady Ink First Look Deal
Prady will work with Netflix to develop, write and produce TV series across a range of genres including, drama, fantasy, science fiction and comedy.

[01/16/20 - 10:00 AM]
Six-Part Documentary Series "McMillion$," The Incredible True Story of the $24 Million McDonald's Monopoly Game Fraud, Debuts February 3, Exclusively on HBO
From 1989 to 2001, a criminal mastermind named "Uncle Jerry" defrauded the hugely popular McDonald's Monopoly promotional game of millions of dollars in prize money.

[01/16/20 - 09:14 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Season Three Trailer and Key Art for "Our Cartoon President"
The upcoming season dives into a momentous election year to explore the critical question of who could be the next Cartoon President.

[01/16/20 - 08:41 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Captures a Fierce Pride Takeover in "Big Cat Country"
The captivating six-part series premieres Wednesday, February 12 at 8:00/7:00c on Smithsonian Channel.

[01/16/20 - 08:41 AM]
Video: OWN Sets Premiere Date and Unveils Official Trailer for New Anthology Drama "Cherish the Day" from Award-Winning Creator Ava DuVernay
"Cherish the Day" is set for a two-night premiere on Tuesday, February 11 at 10:00/9:00c and Wednesday, February 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/20 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Lost Girls" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When Mari Gilbert's (Amy Ryan) daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen.

[01/16/20 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Top Charts for NBC
The Peacock network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/16/20 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "The Stranger" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Based on the novel by Harlan Coben, "The Stranger" forces us to confront a question we all fear - how well do we really know the people closest to us?

[01/16/20 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" Part 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
New episodes return Friday, January 24 on Netflix.

[01/16/20 - 07:20 AM]
AMC Networks' Acorn TV Acquires Exclusive North American Rights to Kudos Drama "Deadwater Fell" Starring David Tennant and Cush Jumbo from Endemol Shine International
The Channel 4 series will make its U.S. Premiere as an Acorn TV Original in April 2020.

[01/16/20 - 12:04 AM]
Video: "Sex Education" Season 2 - Trailer 2 - Netflix
The show's sophomore run drops tomorrow on the streaming service.

[01/15/20 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 15
Updates include: Amazon parts ways with "Britannia," "The Dark Tower"; cast options expire on Netflix's "Mindhunter"; and Cinemax to stop airing original series after "Strike Back."

[01/15/20 - 05:00 PM]
BET+ Premieres New Original Drama "Dark Money"
The four-part original tells the fictional story of the Mensahs, an ordinary working-class family from North London whose youngest son, Isaac (Max Fincham), upon returning home from filming a major Hollywood movie, shatters the family's world when he reveals he was abused by a renowned filmmaker while abroad.

[01/15/20 - 03:11 PM]
WarnerMedia Expands Relationship with Acclaimed Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh Signing 3-Year Overall Deal for HBO Max and HBO
Soderbergh's first project with HBO Max is the previously announced feature Let Them All Talk.

[01/15/20 - 03:10 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights "The Uninhabitable Earth," Written and Directed by Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Award Winner Adam McKay
The anthology series will be comprised of stand-alone fictional stories covering a wide range of genres and possible futures that could result from the rapid warming of our planet.

[01/15/20 - 03:01 PM]
HBO Max Orders Unscripted Series "The Event" from Wolfgang Puck and Renegade 83
Viewers will be given an unprecedented look behind the scenes of the extraordinary events created by Wolfgang Puck Catering and legendary restaurateur Wolfgang Puck.

[01/15/20 - 03:00 PM]
"Aquaman: King of Atlantis" to Reign Supreme with New HBO Max Three-Part Animated Mini-Series Executive Produced by James Wan
Based on the classic DC character created by Mort Weisinger and Paul Norris, each of the standalone episodes will have a unique storyline following the adventures of Aquaman as protector of the deep.

[01/15/20 - 02:59 PM]
Chinonye Chukwu to Direct First Two Episodes of HBO Max's Limited Series "Americanah"
Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's best-selling novel of the same name, "Americanah" is an epic story of a woman born in Nigeria who leaves for America and her extraordinary experiences with love, heartache, adversity and self-discovery.

[01/15/20 - 02:34 PM]
TNT's Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Series "Snowpiercer" Premieres on Sunday, May 31
Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, "Snowpiercer" centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe.

[01/15/20 - 02:04 PM]
All-New Season of "Expedition Unknown" Premieres February 5 on Discovery Channel
And beginning on February 12, viewers can also tune-in to the all-new series "Expedition X" starring Josh Gates, Phil Torres and Jessica Chobot.

[01/15/20 - 01:56 PM]
"The Road to F9: Fast & Furious Fan Fest" to Be Televised on NBC Friday, Jan. 31, at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The one-hour special will feature the world premiere of the film's much-awaited trailer.

[01/15/20 - 12:42 PM]
Amy Hoggart to Make Life a Little Easier One Week at a Time
"It's Personal with Amy Hoggart" will premiere Wednesday, February 26 on truTV.

[01/15/20 - 12:37 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Documentary Series "Outcry"
The five-part documentary series examines the gripping story of high school football star Greg Kelley, his controversial conviction and the quest for truth and justice as the case unfolds.

[01/15/20 - 12:33 PM]
TBS Gets Deep with "Lost Resort"
The 10-episode unscripted series follows a group of strangers who are immersed in a three-week-long Costa Rican retreat led by a colorful team of alternative healers.

[01/15/20 - 12:32 PM]
TBS Orders Two More Seasons of Top-Rated Animated Comedy "American Dad!"
The series from 20th Century Fox Television will celebrate its momentous 300th episode this year, joining the ranks of only a few adult animated comedies to reach this landmark.

[01/15/20 - 12:31 PM]
truTV Gets Crafty with Greenlight of "Tirdy Works"
The unscripted sitcom is set in a small rural town with four paved roads and a booming new business: arts and crafts created out of moose turds.

[01/15/20 - 12:30 PM]
"Hot Ones: The Game Show" Heats Up Winter on truTV
In each episode, host Sean Evans welcomes fans into the "Pepperdome" to compete against one another by answering trivia questions and eating increasing mouth-scorching hot wings for $25,000 and the chance to become Hot Ones legends.

[01/15/20 - 12:29 PM]
truTV Ignites Return of Hit Series "Tacoma FD"
The scripted series returns Thursday, March 26 with 13 all-new episodes, an increased order from season one's 10-episode run.







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[04/09/20 - 02:01 PM]
"The Tiger King and I" - A "Tiger King" After Show Hosted by Joel McHale and Featuring Brand New Interviews - Will Premiere April 12
John Reinke, Joshua Dial, John Finlay, Saff, Erik Cowie, Rick Kirkman, and Jeff and Lauren Lowe are among those featured.

[04/09/20 - 01:35 PM]
Science Channel Celebrates Hubble Space Telescope's Landmark 30th Anniversary with All-New Special Featuring Stories from Leading Figures in Space
"Hubble: Thirty Years of Discovery," a two-hour special, premieres Sunday, April 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/09/20 - 11:43 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Air Remotely Produced New Content on Saturday, April 11
Show elements will include "Weekend Update" and other original content from "SNL" cast members.

[04/09/20 - 11:12 AM]
When Are My CW Faves Back with New Episodes? (Revised)
"Supergirl" will now return on May 3 instead of the previously announced April 26.

[04/09/20 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Inks Deal with Scooter Braun's SB Projects for "The Beatbuds" Animated Preschool Series
Written by Evan Sinclair, the 10 episode short-form series will begin production this summer and premiere on Nickelodeon's preschool platforms in 2021.

[04/09/20 - 10:01 AM]
truTV's "Tirdy Works" Premieres Tuesday, May 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
The half-hour series set in a small rural town with four paved roads and a booming moose turd business.

[04/09/20 - 10:00 AM]
"Betty" Debuts May 1 - Based on Crystal Moselle's Critically Acclaimed Feature "Skate Kitchen"
The HBO comedy features Dede Lovelace, Moonbear, Nina Moran, Ajani Russell, and Rachelle Vinberg, who all starred in the original film.

[04/09/20 - 09:15 AM]
ABC to Shift "Station 19" to Later Time Period Beginning April 16
Beginning next Thursday, look for "Station 19" at 9:00/8:00c leading into "How to Get Away with Murder"; while the 8:00/7:00c hour remains to be announced.

[04/09/20 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Masked Singer" Hold Off ABC, "Modern Family" Finale
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[04/09/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Stranger" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Dane DeHaan and Maika Monroe star in the series, from executive producer Veena Sud.

[04/09/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "After Life" - Season 2 Official Trailer - Netflix
Still struggling with immense grief after the death of his wife, Tony (Ricky Gervais) is trying to turn over a new leaf.

[04/09/20 - 06:06 AM]
"The Simpsons" Animated Short Film "Maggie Simpson in 'Playdate with Destiny'" Streams Tomorrow on Disney+
Originally released in theatres before "Onward," "Maggie Simpson in 'Playdate with Destiny'" builds on the success of the franchise's 2013 Academy Award-nominated film, "Maggie Simpson in 'The Longest Daycare,'" which will also begin streaming on Disney+ later this month.

[04/09/20 - 03:05 AM]
Video: "Medici: The Magnificent" - Final Season - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series, due on May 1, shows the journey of a man who falls many times before he can find himself again.

[04/08/20 - 02:44 PM]
All-New Special "TMZ Investigates: Tiger King - What Really Went Down?" Premieres Monday, April 13 at 9/8c on FOX
The one-hour special explores outstanding questions about whether or not Joe Exotic is guilty, an inside look into Carole Baskin's husband's disappearance and the current status of the new investigation.

[04/08/20 - 02:30 PM]
Disney+ Paid Subscriber Count Surpasses 50 Million Milestone
In the past two weeks, Disney+ rolled out in eight Western European countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland.