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[05/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 13
Updates include: USA cancels "The Purge," "Treadstone"; Netflix plots "I Am a Killer" spin-off; and Syfy's "Magical Girl Friendship Squad" reveals voice cast.

[05/13/20 - 02:31 PM]
Netflix Announces New Comedy Special from Eric Andre
"Legalize Everything" premieres Tuesday, June 23 on the streaming service.

[05/13/20 - 11:04 AM]
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Tarik "Black Thought" Trotter of The Roots and Two One Five Entertainment Ink First-Look Deal with Universal Television Alternative Studio and Universal Television
The three-year deal covers development on scripted, unscripted and specials programming across television and digital content platforms, expanding The Roots' 10-year-plus relationship with NBC.

[05/13/20 - 10:09 AM]
In a Major Acquisition, AMC Networks Announces It Has Purchased the Rights to the Iconic Works of Anne Rice
Rolin Jones, who recently signed an overall development deal with AMC Studios, will be directly involved in developing projects based on the Anne Rice catalog for television.

[05/13/20 - 10:01 AM]
New Self-Shot Series "Design at Your Door" Delivers Everything Homeowners Need to Create HGTV-Inspired Spaces
Premiering with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, June 11, the series will follow families from all walks of life as they receive coaching and a customized design plan that they can quickly make a reality.

[05/13/20 - 09:14 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces New Learning Series "Sleeping with Friends" Premiering May 20
In this three part special, EduTubers will go head to head to see who can improve their own sleep using the latest techniques and products.

[05/13/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The four-part documentary series premieres Wednesday, May 27 on the streaming service.

[05/13/20 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime Announces the Premiere Dates for the Non-Fiction Programs "The Go-Go's," "Love Fraud" and "Belushi"
Originally scheduled to launch on May 8, "Love Fraud" will now debut on Sunday, August 30.

[05/13/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Claims Demo Crown with "The Voice"
The network takes home the adults 18-49 while an all-repeat CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/13/20 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Centerpiece" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Join us for a journey to the center.

[05/13/20 - 07:44 AM]
Steven Knight to Adapt Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" for BBC One and FX
Knight will write and executive produce the six-episode adaptation, which will also be executive produced by Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker, Kate Crowe and Mona Qureshi.

[05/13/20 - 07:09 AM]
NBC Renews "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" for a Second Season
The series, which taped the entirety of its first season in the fourth quarter of 2019 and currently airs in the U.S., Canada, India and around the world, is on Peacock, Hulu and the NBC App as well as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

[05/13/20 - 07:01 AM]
HBO Max Unveils Exciting Second Wave Slate of Max Originals to Debut Throughout the Summer Beginning June 18th
The next wave of titles coming to the platform begins Thursday, June 18 with the debut of the entire first season of the unscripted kids adventure competition series "Karma," led by YouTube host Michelle Khare.

[05/13/20 - 06:05 AM]
Golf Films' "Tiger Slam" Premieres Sunday, May 24 at 8 P.M. ET on Golf Channel
The project details Woods' dominance atop the professional golf landscape, lifting the sport to places not previously seen after capturing each of golf's four majors between June 2000 and April 2001.

[05/13/20 - 06:01 AM]
BET Greenlights Second Seasons for Hit Scripted Series "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and "Tyler Perry's Sistas"
Production of the original drama is slated to start at Tyler Perry Studios on July 8, with premiere dates for both series forthcoming.

[05/13/20 - 05:31 AM]
truTV Expands on Wildly Successful Franchise with "Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party"
The six-episode half-hour series is set to premiere on Thursday, May 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/12/20 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 12
Updates include: The CW gives series orders to "Kung Fu," "Republic of Sarah"; HBO Max plans "Head of the Class" reboot; and Katee Sackhoff latest bound for "The Mandalorian."

[05/12/20 - 05:43 PM]
Netflix Sets Two Romantic Comedies Starring Reese Witherspoon with Her Company, Hello Sunshine Producing
"Your Place or Mine" and "The Cactus" are both on tap at the streaming service.

[05/12/20 - 04:00 PM]
Bingeworthy "Solar Opposites" Blasts Off as Hulu's Most-Watched Original Comedy Premiere
Hulu spins the numbers for the series to date.

[05/12/20 - 01:02 PM]
Human/Animal Hybrids Journey Through a Post-Apocalyptic Paradise in "Sweet Tooth," A New Netflix Series Based on Characters from DC
The eight-episode series comes from Team Downey's Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey and Amanda Burrell.

[05/12/20 - 01:01 PM]
More Multiples, More Fun - "Outdaughtered" and "Sweet Home Sextuplets" Return and Bring All Kinds of Adorable to TLC Just in Time for Summer
New seasons will roll out on Tuesday, June 2 and Tuesday, June 16, respectively.

[05/12/20 - 12:01 PM]
"SpongeBob SquarePants" Voice Cast Unites for Virtual Table Read in Nickelodeon's "The Stars of SpongeBob Fan Favorites Special," Premiering Friday, June 5
The special will feature animation from the original episodes alongside the voice cast's re-creation of beloved scenes.

[05/12/20 - 11:52 AM]
On May 30, Nat Geo WILD Proves Home Is Where the Heart Is with the Return of Fan-Favorite Series "Heartland Docs, DVM"
The series has captured both the hearts and the respect of audiences nationwide and returns to the small screen to offer a front-row seat to experience daily life among the Great Plains in Hartington, Nebraska.

[05/12/20 - 10:23 AM]
"Once Upon a Quarantime" Set to Premiere May 20 on Lifetime
The unscripted special follows four couples who have been self-filming their new reality during the crisis.

[05/12/20 - 10:22 AM]
Food Network's New Reality Series Features One Family, Three Restaurants and the Craziest Time of the Year on "Summer Rush"
The four-part reality series premieres on Thursday, June 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/12/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Poster and New Trailer for "The Good Lord Bird," Starring and Executive Produced by Ethan Hawke
The seven-episode series was previously scheduled to premiere Sunday, February 16.

[05/12/20 - 09:46 AM]
Comedian Mo Mandel Visits Unappreciated Small Towns Across America and Uncovers What Makes Them So Unique in New Discovery Special
"Small Town Throwdown" premieres Wednesday, May 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/12/20 - 09:30 AM]
Anthology Series "Room 104" Returns for Fourth and Final Season July 24
Created by Mark and Jay Duplass, the late-night, half-hour anthology series returns with 12 new episodes, each telling a unique and unexpected tale of the characters who pass through a single room of a typical American chain motel.

[05/12/20 - 09:07 AM]
Quibi Orders Acclaimed Sketch Series "Alternatino" from Arturo Castro and Comedy Central Productions
Season one debuted on Comedy Central in June 2019, receiving praise from critics and breaking through the cultural zeitgeist with highly-viewed sketches showcasing a provocative, unique voice in the comedy landscape.

[05/12/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Farewell Season: "Fuller House" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The show's final episodes premiere Tuesday, June 2 on the streaming service.

[05/12/20 - 08:43 AM]
New Season of HGTV's Hit Series "Good Bones" Spotlights Dramatic Home Renovations and Follows Mina Starsiak Hawk's IVF Journey
New episodes begin Tuesday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/12/20 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Finale Tops Demos for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/12/20 - 08:02 AM]
"Forensic Files II", HLN's Highest Rated Original Series Ever, Is Renewed for Two Seasons with 32 Episodes
The next season will begin airing in 2021, with esteemed actor Bill Camp serving as narrator.

[05/12/20 - 07:05 AM]
Video: "The Woods" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series, based on Harlan Coben's novel, drops June 12 o the streaming service.

[05/12/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Hannah Gadsby: Douglas" - Official Trailer - Netflix
"Douglas," the highly anticipated follow-up to the genre-defining comedy special "Nanette," streams May 26 only on Netflix.

[05/12/20 - 05:36 AM]
The Walt Disney Company to Fast Track Premiere of the Tony Award(R)- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Hamilton"
The filmed version of the original Broadway production will come to Disney+ on July 3.

[05/12/20 - 05:30 AM]
"The Lying Life of Adults," Elena Ferrante's Latest Novel, Will Be Developed Into a Netflix Original Series Together with Fandango
The book is a powerful and singular portrayal of Giovanna's transition from childhood to adolescence in the 90s.

[05/11/20 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 11
Updates include: Ryan Murphy announces "American Horror Story" spin-off series; CBS All Access parts ways with "Tell Me a Story"; and Netflix eyes new "Tiger King" installment.

[05/11/20 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Ju-On: Origins" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The legendary Japanese horror franchise that has become a smash hit worldwide gets its first drama adaptation.

[05/11/20 - 04:45 PM]
Series Title Change: Relive the Most Dramatic Seasons in Bachelor History on "The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!," Hosted by Chris Harrison, Beginning Monday, June 8, on ABC
The 10-episode series event was previously announced as "The Bachelor: The Most Unforgettable - Ever!"

[05/11/20 - 02:18 PM]
"The Last Dance" Premieres Continue to Inspire Significant Audiences, Averages 5.6 Million Viewers Across First 8 Episodes
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, May 10.

[05/11/20 - 02:16 PM]
The CW Network Acquires Four Scripted Series for Broadcast and Its Free Ad-Supported Streaming Platforms
"Swamp Thing" and "Tell Me a Story" will make their network television debuts on The CW Network and stream for the first time on The CW's free, ad-supported digital platforms.

[05/11/20 - 01:21 PM]
MTV Documentary Films Academy Award(R) Nominated "St. Louis Superman" Executive Produced by Sheila Nevins and Fiona Lawson-Baker to Premiere Monday, May 18th at 9PM ET/PT across MTV, VH1 and MTV2
The award-winning film tells the story of Representative Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist and battle rapper who was elected to the overwhelmingly white and Republican Missouri House of Representatives.

[05/11/20 - 01:18 PM]
NBCUniversal, In Partnership with Sky, Expands One Platform with New Global Business Offering
Advertising and partnership opportunities across both leading media companies, from Sky's global IP to international news, will now be available for purchase through NBCUniversal's One Platform.

[05/11/20 - 12:50 PM]
Lifetime Celebrates 30th Anniversary of the Iconic "Lifetime Original Movie" All Summer Long
The premieres of "The Captive Nanny" and "My Husband's Deadly Past" will help kick things off on said weekend.

[05/11/20 - 10:46 AM]
Food Network Sets Launch for Self-Shot "Symon's Dinners Cooking Out" After Michael Symon Live Online Cooking Series Surpasses Thirty Million Views
Almost daily, the chef has been treating fans to live cooking classes from his home on Food Network Kitchen's Facebook page since quarantine began.

[05/11/20 - 10:25 AM]
Bravo Announces "Below Deck Mediterranean" Season Five Premiering Monday, June 1 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for a shocking fifth season in picturesque Mallorca, Spain, are: Captain Sandy Yawn, Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew) and season two's Malia White (Bosun).

[05/11/20 - 10:18 AM]
Video: "I'm No Longer Here" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A terrible misunderstanding with a local gang sends 17-year-old Ulises, leader of a group hooked on cumbia music, across the border to save his life.

[05/11/20 - 10:05 AM]
Peacock Presents: "The At-Home Variety Show" Featuring Seth MacFarlane
This Peacock special will both entertain and help raise awareness and support for Feeding America, Americares and United Way.

[05/11/20 - 09:59 AM]
Next Stop, The Twilight Zone! Season Two to Premiere on CBS All Access Thursday, June 25
All 10 episodes of the original anthology series will drop at once, the service announced today.







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[07/13/20 - 11:02 AM]
Video: TNT's "The Alienist: Angel of Darkness" New Trailer Revealed
The new season premieres this Sunday, July 19 with two episodes airing back to back starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/13/20 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Commits 25% of Script Development Budget to Projects from Creators/Producers Who Are Black, Indigenous and People of Color
In addition, the Network has announced a target for its writers' rooms to be staffed with a minimum of 40% BIPOC representation beginning with the 2021-2022 broadcast television season, and a goal to increase that number to 50% the following season (2022-2023).

[07/13/20 - 09:28 AM]
"Star Wars: The Bad Batch" - An All-New Animated Series from Lucasfilm - to Debut on Disney+ in 2021
The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in "The Clone Wars") as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War.

[07/13/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Max Goes on Global Quest for Truth with "Ravi Patel's Pursuit of Happiness" Premiering August 27
The four-part buddy comedy docuseries follows actor/documentarian/philanthropist Ravi Patel as he travels the world seeking answers surrounding life's universal questions.

[07/13/20 - 08:30 AM]
New Romantic Comedy Series "Emily in Paris" Comes Exclusively to Netflix This Fall
The Lily Collins-led entry was previously developed for Paramount Network.

[07/13/20 - 08:13 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Top Charts for ABC
"Celebrity Family Feud" takes home the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[07/13/20 - 08:13 AM]
She's Not Finished Yet - "Hanna" Will Return for Season 3
Amazon confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[07/13/20 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "Fear City: New York vs The Mafia" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The documentary series presents the inside story of the rise and fall of New York's most powerful Mafia families and the end of the golden era of the Mob.

[07/13/20 - 06:34 AM]
Video: "Lucifer" Season 5 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Season 5 Part 1 premieres August 21 only on Netflix.

[07/13/20 - 06:31 AM]
Superstar Racing Experience Comes to CBS Sports in Primetime
The six-race, short-track series will air Saturday nights in primetime on CBS Television Network and CBS All Access in the summer of 2021.

[07/13/20 - 04:16 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats on CBS Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye takes home a modest victory on Saturday evening.

[07/12/20 - 11:15 AM]
Video: Official Trailer and Key Art for CBS All Access' "Star Trek: Lower Decks" Revealed
The series will premiere on Thursday, August 6 on CBS All Access.

[07/10/20 - 03:45 PM]
FOX Renews Comedy "The Moodys" for a Second Season
Starring and executive-produced by Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominees Denis Leary and Elizabeth Perkins, the series follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family through their misadventures.

[07/10/20 - 09:34 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "Good Witch" Season Six L+3 Ratings Highlights
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[07/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
"The Last Defense: Julius Jones - A Special Edition of 20/20" Airs Tuesday, July 14 (8:00 - 10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC
The two-hour "20/20" on Julius Jones is an abridged version of Viola Davis' and Julius Tennon's documentary series, "The Last Defense."