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[05/17/20 - 08:31 PM]
"Blackballed" Is Here - Watch the First Three Episodes a Day Early, Now on Quibi
The new series drops in advance of its previously announced May 18 premiere.

[05/16/20 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga" - Volcano Man - Netflix
Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams feel the power of Volcano Man, featured in "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga," premiering June 26.

[05/16/20 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The show's season finale leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/15/20 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 15
Updates include: Timothy Olyphant tapped for "The Mandalorian"; Jenna Bans renews overall deal with Universal Television; and Showtime lands documentary series "The Reagans."

[05/15/20 - 05:08 PM]
NBC Renews Hit Drama "Good Girls" for a Fourth Season
The show derives 58% of its 35-day 18-49 rating from digital sources and has seen its digital 18-49 viewership grow this season versus last by 50%, making it NBC's #2 show this season on digital platforms.

[05/15/20 - 04:55 PM]
An Unforgettable Encore Night of Music on "The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II," Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, Rebroadcasts Friday, May 22
The second volume of the nationwide singalong event originally aired this past Sunday, May 10.

[05/15/20 - 03:48 PM]
Jessica Alba to Star in Action-Thriller "Trigger Warning" for Netflix
A traumatized veteran inherits her grandfather's bar after his untimely death, and is faced with a moral dilemma as she discovers the truth behind his death.

[05/15/20 - 12:32 PM]
"Sell This House" Premieres Monday, May 18 at 10PM ET on FYI
The Tanya Memme-hosted series is a reboot of the original show which aired on sister network A&E from 2003-2011 and was an early entrant in the home improvement programming genre.

[05/15/20 - 12:03 PM]
Questlove Sets the Table for a Potluck with Friends - One-Hour Special Event Premieres Thursday, May 28 at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network
"Bringing together friends, collaborators, and those who I admire around food is something I love to do. When I can bring people together around a cause that I care deeply about, it's even more meaningful," said Questlove.

[05/15/20 - 12:02 PM]
"Desperados" Arrives on Netflix on July 3
Ever been so desperate to un-send an e-mail that you [checks notes] booked an emergency girls' trip to Mexico?

[05/15/20 - 10:45 AM]
"American Idol" Is Coming Back for Season 4 on ABC
The network confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[05/15/20 - 10:31 AM]
CBS All Access to Stream Paramount Network's "68 Whiskey"
All 10 episodes of the hour-long comedic drama are now available to stream on the service, giving subscribers the perfect summer binge.

[05/15/20 - 10:05 AM]
Season 4 of "F Is for Family" to Premiere June 12
The streaming service confirmed said date this morning on social media.

[05/15/20 - 10:02 AM]
Game On: Special, New Episode of Apple's Critically Acclaimed Comedy "Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet" to Premiere Friday, May 22 Exclusively on Apple TV+
"Mythic Quest: Quarantine" is a new, half-hour installment that finds the team behind the biggest multiplayer video game of all-time tasked with working from home.

[05/15/20 - 09:41 AM]
Disney+ Original "Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2" to Premiere on Friday, June 26
The six-part documentary series reveals the hard work, heart, and collaboration it takes to create one of the most highly-anticipated films in Walt Disney Animation Studios' near-century of moviemaking.

[05/15/20 - 09:01 AM]
Adult Swim Announces Class of 2020 Commencement Speaker Series
Eric Andre, Jena Friedman and Killer Mike are among the participants.

[05/15/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Trackers" Debuts June 5, Exclusively on Cinemax
An adaptation of internationally acclaimed author Deon Meyer's crime novel, the six-episode drama was shot entirely in South Africa.

[05/15/20 - 09:00 AM]
Straight to Digital: Amazon Prime Video to Globally Premiere Seven Highly Anticipated Indian Movies
"Ponmagal Vandhal" will kick things off on Friday, May 29.

[05/15/20 - 08:32 AM]
AXS TV to Air the Celebrity Documentary Series "Final 24," Making Its Network Debut on Wednesday, June 3 at 9 P.M. ET/6 P.M. PT
The company acquired all 14 episodes of the hour-long series from Cineflix Rights.

[05/15/20 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The network also gets a boost from the finales of "Station 19" and "How to Get Away with Murder."

[05/15/20 - 08:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Series Order for "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds," Based on the U.S.S. Enterprise and Its Crew
The series will feature fan favorites from season two of "Star Trek: Discovery," Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike, Rebecca Romijn as Number One and Ethan Peck as Science Officer Spock.

[05/15/20 - 07:34 AM]
MTV and Michelle Obama's When We All Vote Partner to Celebrate High School Students Across the Country Who Are Boosting Youth Voter Registration with MTV's Prom-athon
MTV will host MTV's Prom-athon in partnership with Michelle Obama's nonpartisan organization, When We All Vote and the 2020 Prom Challenge - a virtual celebration to shine a light on the 20 winning high schools and students who organized the most creative nonpartisan voter registration efforts in the country.

[05/14/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 14
Updates include: Freeform passes on "Close Up" drama pilot; Disney+ eyes "Percy Jackson" TV series; and The CW gives postscript to its 2020-21 season schedule announcement.

[05/14/20 - 06:05 PM]
Jo Koy Brings Netflix to the Philippines in His Newest Comedy Special "In His Elements"
Koy celebrates his heritage by telling jokes about life as a Filipino-American while highlighting the culture of Manila.

[05/14/20 - 04:15 PM]
ABC Set to Air "After the Dance with Stephen A. Smith: A SportsCenter Special" on Tuesday, May 19
Previously announced "The Story of Soaps" will now air Tuesday, May 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/14/20 - 02:45 PM]
CBS Adds the Broadcast Television Premiere of "Grease Sing-A-Long" to Sunday Night Movies on June 7
The network's Sunday Night Movies kicked off on May 3 with "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark," followed by "Forrest Gump" on Sunday, May 10.

[05/14/20 - 02:33 PM]
"Ball and Chain" Starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt Lands at Netflix
Academy Award nominee Emily V. Gordon will adapt the story from Scott Lobdell's 90s comic book by the same name.

[05/14/20 - 01:05 PM]
"The Voice" Announces Special Finale Performances
Superstar coaches Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, John Legend and Blake Shelton to perform on star-studded live two-hour season finale of four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series.

[05/14/20 - 01:00 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Season Five Order of "The Good Fight"
Due to the ongoing halt in production since early March, season four will conclude with episode seven on Thursday, May 28.

[05/14/20 - 12:25 PM]
Series Premiere Airdate Change: ABC News Presents New Prime-Time Series "The Genetic Detective"
Originally slated for a May 19 launch, the series will now roll out on Tuesday, May 26.

[05/14/20 - 11:37 AM]
Healthy "Transplant" Crosses Border as NBC Acquires Hit Canadian Medical Drama
The 13-episode series centers on Dr. Bashir "Bash" Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who fled his country with his younger sister, Amira.

[05/14/20 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Network to Launch Its New Season in January 2021
Programming for the fourth quarter of 2020 will feature a mix of original and acquired programming, including the return of "Supernatural" for the conclusion of its final season.

[05/14/20 - 10:36 AM]
Disney+ to Premiere Inspirational Drama "Clouds"
Directed and produced by Wayfarer Studios co-founder Justin Baldoni, the project is the first narrative film acquisition from the Disney+ Global Content team and will be available exclusively in all Disney+ markets.

[05/14/20 - 10:31 AM]
Grab Your Oars and an Absorbent Box of Tissues Because "Queer Eye" Season 5 Is Arriving in Philly, June 5th
The new season will consist of 10 episodes, the revival's largest yet.

[05/14/20 - 10:00 AM]
Peacock Announces First Originals for July 15 Launch
Peacock Premium customers can stream all first season episodes of "Brave New World," "The Capture," "Intelligence" and "Lost Speedways;" sports documentary "In Deep with Ryan Lochte;" and the entire full-length film "Psych 2: Lassie Come Home" on July 15.

[05/14/20 - 10:00 AM]
Sherman's Showcase "Black History Month Spectacular" Set to Premiere Friday, June 19 on AMC and IFC
Guest stars include John Legend, Mario Van Peebles, Bresha Webb, Michael Ealy, Questlove and more.

[05/14/20 - 09:45 AM]
Cookies, Cupcakes, and Cakes Fill Each Episode of Food Network's New Competition Series "Big Time Bake" with Buddy Valastro
In each of the six hour-long episodes, four bakers along with their assistants must complete cookies, cupcakes and an outstanding cake from scratch in only six hours.

[05/14/20 - 09:04 AM]
"One Day at a Time" Animated Special Premieres Tuesday, June 16 on Pop TV
The animated special, titled, "The Politics Episode," will include special guest stars Gloria Estefan, Melissa Fumero and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

[05/14/20 - 08:56 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Finale Helps CBS Snap FOX's Win Streak
The network had won the adults 18-49 crown for the past 14 consecutive weeks.

[05/14/20 - 07:52 AM]
Video: "Somebody Feed Phil" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Due on May 29, the new season features Marrakesh, Seoul, Montreal, Chicago and London.

[05/14/20 - 07:42 AM]
New Episodes of "Patriot Act" Coming to You This Sunday, May 17th on Netflix
The Hasan Minhaj-hosted series resumes this weekend on the streaming service.

[05/14/20 - 06:14 AM]
Video: "White Lines" - From the Creator of "Money Heist" - Trailer 2 - Netflix
On May 15, discover an island paradise full of drugs, music, sex... and murder.

[05/14/20 - 06:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Lineup for "A Little Romance" Featuring Three All-New Movie Premieres in June
"Country at Heart," starring Jessy Schram and Niall Matter, will kick things off on Saturday, June 6.

[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.







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[06/29/22 - 02:01 PM]
Japanese Series "The Queen of Villains" Main Cast Announcement
Popular Japanese comedian Yuriyan Retriever will star in the titular role, which is set for release on Netflix in 2023.

[06/29/22 - 12:24 PM]
NBA World Champion and Finals MVP Stephen Curry to Host "The 2022 ESPYS Presented by Capital One" Airing July 20 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ABC
Said Curry: "I've had the pleasure of attending The ESPYS but never imagined I'd have the privilege of hosting this special event."

[06/29/22 - 12:20 PM]
Hallmark Channel Claims #1 Most-Watched Network During Weekend Total Day and Weekend Primetime for the Month of June
The June 25 premiere of "Two Tickets to Paradise" starring Ashley Williams and Ryan Paevey delivered especially strong results with 2.2 million total viewers and 235,000 women 25-54.

[06/29/22 - 12:00 PM]
Walt Disney Television Alternative, The Newly Formed Unscripted Production Unit for Walt Disney Television, Announces Key Executives
Jill Chapman has been named vice president, Alternative Series and Content Planning; Alicia Martino joins as vice president, Alternative Series; and Mike Rosen will serve as vice president, Production.

[06/29/22 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates
Scripted programming will launch the week of September 19 and will include the premiere of the reimagined "Quantum Leap," starring Raymond Lee.

[06/29/22 - 11:00 AM]
"South Park The Streaming Wars Part 2" Is Coming Exclusively to Paramount+, Wednesday, July 13
In the latest special, a drought has brought the town of South Park to the brink of disaster.

[06/29/22 - 10:47 AM]
Vince Staples, Xavier Mills, Melvin Gregg, Essence Renae and Karen Obilom to Star in Showtime Comedy Series Pilot "The Wood"
Guest stars Richard T. Jones and Tamala Jones will reprise their original roles as Slim and Tanya from the film.

[06/29/22 - 10:36 AM]
Chefs Must Satisfy the Most Particular of Palates in Brand-New Competition Series "It's CompliPlated" Hosted by Vegan Foodie Tabitha Brown
The series premieres Thursday, August 11 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network and streaming on discovery+.

[06/29/22 - 10:35 AM]
"BET Awards": Culture's Biggest Night Claims #1 Spot as Best Performing Cable Award Show
The event premiered Sunday, June 26, and drew 3.2 million total viewers, as it was simulcast live across 10 Paramount Global networks.

[06/29/22 - 10:00 AM]
"Why Not Us: Southern Dance" Premieres Thursday, August 11 Exclusively on ESPN+
The new, eight-episode ESPN+ original will take fans behind-the-scenes of Southern University's dance line, the Dancing Dolls.

[06/29/22 - 09:58 AM]
Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz to Star in New Film "Back in Action" for Netflix
The storyline for the action comedy film is being kept under wraps.

[06/29/22 - 09:31 AM]
Peacock Releases Series Premiere Date Schedule & Early Teaser Images for Highly Anticipated All-New Original Scripted Slate
Newly announced premieres include "Last Light" (September 8), "Vampire Academy" (September 15), "A Friend of the Family" (October 6), "Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin" (November 23), "Irreverent" (November 30) and "The Best Man: The Final Chapters" (December 22).

[06/29/22 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Blown Away" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The hot shop welcomes 10 talented new glassblowers for captivating challenges inspired by outer space, the circus, the Seven Deadly Sins and more.

[06/29/22 - 09:02 AM]
The Walt Disney Company Announces Lineup of Exclusive Activations at the 2022 Essence Festival of Culture Presented by Coca-Cola
Festival goers will have a chance to sit in on talent panels, watch exclusive screenings, meet Disney stars and more, from June 30 to July 3.

[06/29/22 - 09:00 AM]
"Nikki Glaser: Good Clean Filth," The Comedian and Actress' First Hour-Long HBO Comedy Special, Debuts July 16
Taped late last year at the Paramount Theater in Denver, Colorado in front of a sold-out audience, Nikki Glaser takes on a range of topics in her brutally-honest yet conversational style.