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[06/21/20 - 07:26 PM]
Video: "Hamilton" - Official Trailer - Disney+
ilmed at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June of 2016, the film transports its audience into the world of the Broadway show in a uniquely intimate way.

[06/21/20 - 09:24 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Another Low Key Night
The network wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/20/20 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
"Juneteenth: A Celebration of Overcoming" helps the Alphabet lead the night in both categories.

[06/19/20 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 19
Updates include: "One Day at a Time's" Brig Muñoz-Liebowitz signs overall deal with Sony Pictures Television; and Aisling Bea-led "This Way Up" nears second season at Hulu.

[06/19/20 - 01:01 PM]
New Airdate: Get Ready for the Hottest Night of Country Music When "CMA Best of Fest" Airs Monday, July 13, on ABC
The three-hour concert experience was previously scheduled for Thursday, July 9.

[06/19/20 - 01:00 PM]
"Taking the Stage: African American Music and Stories That Changed America" Rebroadcasts Wednesday, June 24, on ABC
World-renowned dignitaries, athletes and artists from around the globe came together for the program at Washington's John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

[06/19/20 - 08:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Originals Top Competition
The Alphabet wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/19/20 - 05:03 AM]
Unlocking Secrets of the Past: New Science Channel Series "Lost Cities of the Amazon" Premieres This Sunday
In an all-new Science Channel series, archaeologists in South America reveal brand new discoveries that could lead to evidence of ancient civilizations across the entire Amazon basin.

[06/18/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 18
Updates include: FOX shutters summer edition of "So You Think You Dance"; Ricky Velez lands comedy at HBO; and Katy Murphy Davis, Matt Strauss set as showrunners on "Nick Cannon."

[06/18/20 - 09:27 PM]
Smithsonian Channel to Honor Juneteenth with a Full Day Lineup Programmed Chronologically from Pre-Civil War Through Obama's Presidency Across Linear and Digital Platforms
Additionally, a special selection of full episodes have been released for free on YouTube through the curated playlist, "The Ongoing Struggle for Equality."

[06/18/20 - 06:30 PM]
TNT, TBS and truTV's June 19th Roadblock Featuring Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" and "Just Mercy"
Host Anthony Anderson will be joined by guests, including Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative, Senator Kamala Harris and CNN's W. Kamau Bell.

[06/18/20 - 05:31 PM]
"Avengers: Infinity War" Joins TNT's Big Ticket Movie Lineup in Network Television Premiere
The cable channel will air the film's network television premiere on Saturday, June 27.

[06/18/20 - 05:08 PM]
Culinary's Biggest Stars Discuss Best Dishes and Share Personal Recipes to Cook at Home in New Series "All-Star Best Thing I Ever Ate"
Whether it is the most sensational sandwiches, best burgers, or one of a kind dishes, Food Network icons showcase the best bites they have tasted through eight one-hour special episodes.

[06/18/20 - 03:08 PM]
TNT Moves Up Season Premiere of "The Alienist: Angel of Darkness" to July 19
The series will roll out as a four week event with two episodes airing every Sunday starting at 9:00/8:00c through August 9.

[06/18/20 - 03:00 PM]
All-New Comedy Series "United We Fall" Set to Premiere Wednesday, July 15, on ABC
The profoundly realistic family sitcom follows the trials and tribulations of Jo and Bill, parents of two young kids, as they try to make it day to day as a functioning family.

[06/18/20 - 02:54 PM]
Disney Television Studios and FX Partner to Produce "Pose-A-Thon," A One Hour Event to Entertain and Inform in Honor of Pride Month
The special emceed by Emmy, Grammy, and Tony-award winning actor and activist Billy Porter along with co-star Mj Rodriguez will air Friday, June 26 at 10:00/9:00c on FX and Freeform.

[06/18/20 - 02:00 PM]
HBO Max and Salma Hayek's Production Company Ventanarosa Lock Two Year First-Look Deal
"We are delighted to welcome the exceptionally multitalented powerhouse Salma Hayek and Ventanarosa into the HBO Max family," said Sarah Aubrey, head of original content, HBO Max.

[06/18/20 - 01:45 PM]
Comedy Central Nabs "Daria" Spin Off "Jodie" Voiced by Tracee Ellis Ross as the Lead
Ellis Ross voices the main character and serve as executive producer, which is based on Jodie Landon, Daria's friend at the fictional Lawndale High.

[06/18/20 - 01:44 PM]
Hulu Celebrates Pride Month with First Ever Virtual PrideFest Featuring DJ Sets, Dance Performances and Cultural Conversations from Extensive Lineup of LGBTQ+ and Ally Entertainers & Athletes
The one-day Hulu PrideFest event, hosted on June 28, is an immersive digital experience that will allow users to virtually connect and enjoy exclusive music, dance, and spoken word performances and programming throughout the day.

[06/18/20 - 01:31 PM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for "Close Enough"
The surreal animated comedy is about a married couple, their five-year-old daughter, and their two divorced best friends/roommates all living together on the east side of Los Angeles.

[06/18/20 - 01:28 PM]
BET Reveals Its Programming Line Up for Juneteenth - A Compilation of Uplifting Long and Short-Form Content Commemorating the Resilience of the African American Spirit
Starting at 7 AM PT, BET will premiere social justice episodes of series, inspirational films, music videos, messages of perseverance, tenacity and hope from leading Black voices to showcase Black achievement across all of our platforms.

[06/18/20 - 12:59 PM]
HBO Renews "Betty" for a Second Season
The six-episode half-hour series is based on Crystal Moselle's critically acclaimed feature "Skate Kitchen."

[06/18/20 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max to Have U.S. SVOD Exclusive Premiere of Warner Bros. Full-Length Animated Feature Film "Scoob!"
The film first made its debut in homes via Premium Video On Demand (PVOD) and for premium digital ownership in the U.S. and Canada, providing first-run content while theaters remain closed due to the current global health crisis.

[06/18/20 - 12:01 PM]
ABC Announces Updated Wednesday Night Prime-Time Schedule for 2020-2021 Season
Emmy(R) Award-nominated comedy series "black-ish" will join the network's Wednesday night lineup this fall while the previously announced new comedy "Call Your Mother" will debut later in the season.

[06/18/20 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Sets Friday, July 31, for Premiere Telecast of Summer's Spellbinding New Disney Channel Original Movie, "Upside-Down Magic"
Based on the New York Times bestselling children's book of the same name, this movie stars Izabela Rose and Siena Agudong as two best friends, Nory and Reina, as they begin their journey at the Sage Academy for Magical Studies.

[06/18/20 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Max and Sam Dean Seal Two Year Overall Deal
She recently wrapped production as showrunner for the upcoming HBO Max unscripted series "12 Dates of Christmas," which will debut later this year.

[06/18/20 - 11:05 AM]
Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond of CBS' Daytime Emmy(R) Award-Winning Show "The Talk" to Host the "47th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards" Friday, June 26 on CBS
This will mark the 14th time CBS has broadcast the Daytime Emmy(R) Awards, more than any other network.

[06/18/20 - 11:02 AM]
Video: "Absentia" - Season 3 Official Trailer - Prime Video
The new season will be available on Amazon Prime Video on July 17.

[06/18/20 - 11:01 AM]
E! Greenlights "Celebrity Game Face" Special Executive Produced and Hosted by Kevin Hart Premiering Monday, July 6 at 10PM ET/PT
The Harts lead the teams through a hilarious game night full of fun, fresh and wildly unexpected moments, as the celebrities engage in a range of ridiculous physical challenges that viewers can play along at home.

[06/18/20 - 10:46 AM]
Lifetime Premieres Three-Night Movie Event with the Obsession "Thrillogy," Beginning July 10
The three-night movie event tells the disturbing story of Madison Turner (Celeste Desjardins) and her new roommate, Blake Collins (Travis Nelson) who soon become lovers.

[06/18/20 - 10:17 AM]
Hulu Renews "Solar Opposites" and "Crossing Swords"
On May 8, "Solar Opposites" debuted as Hulu's most-watched Original comedy premiere to date and was Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes.

[06/18/20 - 10:10 AM]
Joseph Gordon-Levitt in "7500" - Availabe Now on Prime Video
The streaming service has made the film available one day early.

[06/18/20 - 10:03 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases First Clip of Zack Snyder's "Justice League"
The film's producers are Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, with executive producers Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, Jim Rowe, Ben Affleck, Wesley Coller, Curtis Kanemoto, and Chris Terrio.

[06/18/20 - 10:01 AM]
The Smurfs Head to Nickelodeon with Brand-New Animated Series and Consumer Products Line, in Partnership with LAFIG Belgium and IMPS
The series is slated to debut in 2021 in the U.S., followed by Nickelodeon channels internationally.

[06/18/20 - 09:59 AM]
"Hard Knocks: Los Angeles" Debuts August 11
HBO Sports, NFL Films and the two Los Angeles-based NFL franchises are teaming up for an unprecedented and unfiltered all-access look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League when the series kicks off its five-episode season this summer.

[06/18/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Lenox Hill" - Pandemic - Netflix
Look for a special episode filmed during the COVID-19 outbreak to drop on Wednesday, June 24.

[06/18/20 - 09:21 AM]
TBS' Comedy Competition "Tournament of Laughs" Reveals Final Bracket and Match-Ups
Featuring 32 comedians, the series turns comedy into sport, with the comics facing off each week in a single-elimination tournament.

[06/18/20 - 09:03 AM]
Bob and Mack Woodruff Embark on a Journey Around the Globe in Disney+ Original Series "Rogue Trip"
The six-part show from National Geographic will premiere with all episodes available on Friday, July 24.

[06/18/20 - 09:01 AM]
"Desus & Mero" to Return Sunday, July 5 on Showtime
Previously airing Mondays and Thursdays, the late-night show will now air weekly on Sunday and Thursday nights in the same time slot, and will continue to shoot remotely from the hosts' own homes.

[06/18/20 - 08:19 AM]
Video: "George Lopez: We'll Do It for Half" - Standup Comedy Special - Official Trailer - Netflix
Comedy legend George Lopez returns to his stand-up roots making his Netflix original comedy special debut with "We'll Do It for Half," streaming June 30.

[06/18/20 - 08:09 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers as Four Share Demo Crown
"Game On!" on CBS is the night's most-watched program in adults 18-49.

[06/18/20 - 08:07 AM]
Bravo Announces "The Real Housewives of Potomac" to Return on Sunday, August 2, at 9PM ET/PT
New housewife Wendy Osefo joins this season with brains and sass, and she's making sure the ladies put some respect on her name.

[06/18/20 - 07:17 AM]
National Geographic to Simulcast ABC News' Prime-Time Special to Commemorate Juneteenth and Its Meaning to the Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in America
"Juneteenth: A Celebration of Overcoming" premieres this Friday at 8:00/7:00c.

[06/18/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Offers All Nine Episodes of "Watchmen" for Free Beginning June 19 Through June 21
The network will also air a marathon of the series on HBO and HBO Latino starting at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, June 19.

[06/18/20 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "Cursed" (Katherine Langford) - Trailer - Netflix
From Frank Miller and Thomas Wheeler, "Cursed" is a reimagining of the Arthurian legend told from the perspective of Nimue (Katherine Langford).

[06/17/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 17
Updates include: Quibi renews "Murder House Flip"; Shayan Sobhian named regular on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; and Peter Hunziker fired from Bravo's "Below Deck Mediterranean."

[06/17/20 - 03:04 PM]
Discovery to Highlight Recent Events with a Discussion Surrounding the Timely Series from Executive Producers Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg - "Why We Hate: The Reckoning"
The two-hour special re-visits the complexities originally explored while highlighting current events of 2020 when it debuts Sunday, June 21 on Discovery Channel.

[06/17/20 - 02:35 PM]
AMC & IFC Pick Up Acclaimed Variety Series "Sherman's Showcase" for a Second Season
Six all-new, 30-minute episodes are slated to air in 2021.

[06/17/20 - 02:00 PM]
Uncovering One of History's Greatest Empires: All New Science Channel Special "Lost Pyramids of the Aztecs" Premieres June 28
The two-hour special is an immersive exploration of the vanished world of the Aztecs and a peek behind the curtain of one of the most fascinating civilizations on the globe.

[06/17/20 - 01:02 PM]
"Married at First Sight" Heads to "The Big Easy" for Season 11 Premiering July 15
Additionally, Lifetime has ordered more episodes of the hit self-shot, spin-off series, "Married at First Sight: Couples Cam."







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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."