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[06/28/20 - 08:01 PM]
Video: "Black Is King" - Streaming Exclusively July 31 - Disney+
This visual album from Beyoncé reimagines the lessons of "The Lion King" for today's young kings and queens in search of their own crowns.

[06/28/20 - 03:16 PM]
"Home Movie: The Princess Bride" Benefitting World Central Kitchen Comes to Quibi Tomorrow
An epic battle between a toy lightsaber and an umbrella awaits you.

[06/28/20 - 09:32 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Modest Night in Demos
A repeat of "Shark Tank" leads the night in adults 18-49 while a second run "48 Hours" on CBS is the most-watched program overall.

[06/27/20 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Adults 18-49 Crown
The Alphabet however leads the evening among total viewers.

[06/26/20 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 26
Updates include: Quibi extends "Chrissy's Court" for second season; Syfy pulls the plug on "Vagrant Queen"; and "Family Guy," "The Simpsons" latest to recast white actors voicing non-white roles.

[06/26/20 - 01:23 PM]
"Yellowstone" Season Three Returns with 9.3 Million Total Viewers
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Sunday, June 21.

[06/26/20 - 12:36 PM]
Sam Linsky and Adrienne O'Riain to Head Up Scripted Originals for TBS, TNT and truTV Under Brett Weitz
"Sam and Adrienne make a great team. They are smart, strategic and dedicated creative executives who deliver ratings powerhouses and award winners, while also consistently rising to new challenges with striking results," said Brett Weitz.

[06/26/20 - 12:30 PM]
BET Renews Lena Waithe's Breakout Hit "Twenties" for Season 2 and Announces Season 1 Streaming on Showtime This July
"I'm looking forward to continuing this journey with this amazing group of people and our incredible viewers," said Waithe.

[06/26/20 - 12:26 PM]
Syfy's "Wynonna Earp" Season 4 Set to Premiere July 26 at 10/9c
Due to the enforced production break caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the first six episodes will culminate in a mid-season finale airing on Sunday, August 30.

[06/26/20 - 11:56 AM]
"The Boys" Returns September 4 to Amazon Prime Video
New episodes will be available each Friday culminating in an epic season finale on October 9.

[06/26/20 - 10:30 AM]
Jay Pharoah to Host "Nickelodeon's Unfiltered," Premiering Saturday, July 11, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series, formerly known as "Game Face," premieres Saturday, July 11 at 8:30/7:30c.

[06/26/20 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Originals Remain on Top
"Holey Moley" and "Don't" once again spark a victory for the Alphabet.

[06/26/20 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Down to Earth with Zac Efron" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In his new travel show, actor Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in search of healthy, sustainable ways to live.

[06/26/20 - 08:00 AM]
Apple Expands International Slate with Neo-Noir Thriller "Losing Alice"
The first season of the hotly anticipated, eight-episode series will stream worldwide later this year, exclusively on Apple TV+, and is currently airing on HOT in Israel.

[06/26/20 - 03:10 AM]
Netflix Announces New Dutch Original Series: "Dirty Lines"
The series is inspired by the book "06-Cowboys" by Fred Saueressig and is about the rise of erotic phone lines in the late 80s.

[06/25/20 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 25
Updates include: NBC to disband "Council of Dads"; YouTube parts ways with "Escape the Night"; and HBO Max, Quibi commission new projects.

[06/25/20 - 06:01 PM]
Video: All Trailers for Peacock Originals Streaming July 15
The new streaming service details its nine originals due at its launch on Wednesday, July 15.

[06/25/20 - 01:32 PM]
"Love After Lockup" Season 3 Premieres July 17 on WE tv with All New Couples and Cons
The highly-addicting series follows lovebirds hoping to make their way to the altar with the jailbirds who may or may not be conning them.

[06/25/20 - 01:13 PM]
Hulu Picks Up "Conversations with Friends" Based on Sally Rooney's Critically Acclaimed Debut Novel
The straight to series order follows the success of Hulu's adaptation of her best-selling novel "Normal People."

[06/25/20 - 12:29 PM]
Adventurer and Survivalist Cliff Simon Confronts the Unimaginable in New Travel Channel Series "Into the Unknown" - Premiering Monday, July 27 at 11 P.M. ET/PT
On a hunt for answers to the nightmarish myths and legends that have haunted locals for millennia, Simon uses his skills to hike, swim and even crawl his way into places most wouldn't dare go.

[06/25/20 - 11:48 AM]
OWN to Air Cast Reunion Special for Tyler Perry Hit Series "If Loving You Is Wrong" Tuesday, June 30
Nearly 1.6 million viewers tuned in to the series finale of "If Loving You is Wrong" on Tuesday, June 16.

[06/25/20 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Max Inks Overall Deal with Marlon Wayans
The first identified scripted project is a half-hour comedy, "Book of Marlon," on the hilarious trials of his real life, following the fictionalized version of Wayans as he attempts to reconcile being a good person and father with...being Marlon.

[06/25/20 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Max Extends Availability of Popular DC Films
"Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice," "Justice League" and "Suicide Squad" are among the titles now available through December 2020.

[06/25/20 - 10:35 AM]
Donnie Wahlberg Hosted Series, "Very Scary People" Returns to HLN , July 12, 9 pm ET/PT
The second season features six two-hour episodes which looks at the lives and crimes that have captivated and terrorized the nation.

[06/25/20 - 10:07 AM]
Demi Lovato Returns to YouTube for New Docuseries - Announced Today at Ninth Annual Newfronts
Returning series include "Instant Influencer with James Charles," "The Creator Games Presented by MrBeast," "A Heist With Markiplier," and "Retro Tech."

[06/25/20 - 09:59 AM]
"Showbiz Kids" Debuts July 14, Exclusively On HBO
The film chronicles the personal and professional price of fame and failure on a child.

[06/25/20 - 09:14 AM]
Netflix, CD Projekt Red, and Studio Trigger Come Together for Global Anime "Cyberpunk: Edgerunners"
The series - set in the same universe as the upcoming game, "Cyberpunk 2077" - will premiere in 2022.

[06/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Channel Hosts a Special Night of Music with Two Programming Events: "Disney Channel Summer Sing-Along" and "Radio Disney Presents ARDYs Summer Playlist" on Friday, July 10
The "Disney Channel Summer Sing-Along" will feature Disney Channel's family of multitalented stars and special guests as they perform iconic songs from Disney Channel Original Movies and more.

[06/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
A new "Ultimate Tag" helps FOX lead the night among adults 18-49.

[06/25/20 - 08:03 AM]
MTV Renews Megahit "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" as Season Finale Delivers Highest Ratings in Two Years
Additionally, the episode drew 1.7 million total viewers across L3, solidifying it as the #1 cable series on Thursday night.

[06/25/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Michelle Khare of HBO Max's "Karma" Shares Her Journey as the Host of the New Kid's Competition Series
Khare takes us behind the scenes of her journey as host of HBO Max's new outdoor competition show.

[06/25/20 - 06:35 AM]
2020 "BET Awards" Honors the Memory of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant with a Tribute from Global Superstar Lil Wayne
BET Network also announces Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will be honored with the prestigious Humanitarian Award at the 20th Annual "BET Awards."

[06/25/20 - 06:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Dives in with All-New Baby Shark Animated Preschool Series: "Baby Shark's Big Show!"
Nickelodeon will debut "Baby Shark's Big Show!" with an all-new original holiday special this December, with premieres rolling out across its preschool platforms in spring 2021.

[06/24/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 24
Updates include: Quibi picks up "Gayme Show" for second season; Jade Pettyjohn tapped for ABC's "Big Sky"; and "Big Mouth," "Central Park" to recast voice roles.

[06/24/20 - 02:31 PM]
Hulu Announces Three Original Series Will Be Participating in Comic-Con@Home
"Helstrom," "Solar Opposites" and "Crossing Swords" are all on tap.

[06/24/20 - 02:09 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces a Virtual "Pride Inside" Festival to Celebrate and Commemorate Pride Month
The festival will include musical performances by renowned artists Betty Who, Vincint, The Aces and Greyson Chance.

[06/24/20 - 12:05 PM]
Video: "Jim Jefferies: 'Intolerant'" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the high stakes world of lactose consumption, Jim Jefferies throws caution to the wind.

[06/24/20 - 11:29 AM]
Disney Media Networks and fuboTV Announce Distribution Agreement
Beginning this summer, customers who subscribe to fuboTV's fubo Standard base package will have access to ABC, ABC News Live, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Freeform, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, in-market for SEC Network and ACC Network, FX, FXX, and National Geographic.

[06/24/20 - 11:04 AM]
AMC Announces Special "Better Call Saul" and "Breaking Bad"-Related Programming in July
Plus: AMC will release a new digital short-form series "The Broken and the Bad" on AMC.com on Thursday, July 9.

[06/24/20 - 11:00 AM]
Apple Orders "The Afterparty," A New Comedy Series from Academy Award-Winning Duo Chris Miller and Phil Lord
"The Afterparty" is a murder-mystery comedy set at a high school reunion afterparty.

[06/24/20 - 10:31 AM]
Showtime Makes Changes to Upcoming Schedule; Announces the Acquisition of "We Hunt Together"
Plus: "The Comey Rule" to premiere on Sunday, September 27 and Monday, September 28; and "The Good Lord Bird" gets pushed again, this time to Sunday, October 4.

[06/24/20 - 10:21 AM]
Video: "Road to Race Day" - Trailer - Crackle
For the first time in history, the most exclusive and successful NASCAR motor club, Hendrick Motorsports, has given cameras full access to their team, including mega stars Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson.

[06/24/20 - 10:06 AM]
LMN's Wrong Film Franchise Returns in July with Two New Movies Headlined and Produced by Vivica A. Fox
Look for "The Wrong Wedding Planner" on Friday, July 17 followed by "The Wrong Stepfather" on Friday, July 31.

[06/24/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for "Expecting Amy"
All three episodes of "Expecting Amy" will premiere Thursday, July 9 on HBO Max.

[06/24/20 - 10:01 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts "OWN Spotlight: Oprah and 100 Black Fathers" to Air June 30 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
Tyler Perry, Courtney B. Vance, Michael Render pka Killer Mike and Shaka Senghor are among those featured.

[06/24/20 - 09:53 AM]
New Documentary Shorts Coming Soon to Netflix
"The Claudia Kishi Club," "The Speed Cubers" and "John Was Trying to Contact Aliens" are all on tap in the coming months.

[06/24/20 - 09:19 AM]
Stephen Curry to Crown the World's Greatest Stay-at-Home Athlete in YouTube's "UHC: Ultimate Home Championship"
The competition features some of the most exciting athletes and sports talent on YouTube, including The F2, Ryan García, DeAndre Jordan, Kristopher London, Von Miller, Ronda Rousey and Lindsey Vonn.

[06/24/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Little Voice" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
Featuring original music by Grammy and Tony Award nominee, Sara Bareilles, this is a story about finding your authentic voice - and the courage to use it.

[06/24/20 - 09:02 AM]
Martha Stewart to Star in New Programming for HGTV and Food Network
"Martha Knows Best," a new HGTV series, is tentatively scheduled to air in 2020 and will feature Martha as she completes outdoor projects on the to-do list for her Bedford farm.

[06/24/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Doctors Jodie Whittaker, Matt Smith and David Tennant Come Together for the First Time for a Virtual "Doctor Who" Panel
HBO Max, in partnership with BBC America, is excited to bring audiences aboard the Tardis for a historic, first-ever meeting of The Doctors from the hit BBC sci-fi series.







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[05/23/22 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Stranger Things 4" - Volume 1 Final Trailer - Netflix
It's almost here. Catch up on the past three seasons before Volume 1 premieres this Friday.

[05/23/22 - 06:55 AM]
NBCUniversal and Target Scene in Color Film Series Returns This Summer
Will Packer will reprise his role as host and mentor for the program, introducing audiences to this year's rising talent: Tayo Amos, Jane Chow, and Josh Leong.

[05/23/22 - 06:05 AM]
Vanessa Hudgens to Host 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards (MATVA)
Hudgens returns to the MTV stage following a highly-acclaimed hosting stint in 2020 for the inaugural MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time special.

[05/23/22 - 06:01 AM]
Investigation Discovery and People Join Forces to Examine New Crimes in Compelling Sixth Season of "People Magazine Investigates"
The two-hour sixth season premiere episode uncovers the horrific triple murder and double kidnapping of the Groene family that rattles an idyllic lake front community in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho.

[05/23/22 - 06:00 AM]
HBO Max and Cartoon Network Greenlight "Scooby-Doo! and the Mystery Pups" for Cartoonito
The series will join the Cartoonito preschool block in 2024.

[05/23/22 - 06:00 AM]
Warner Bros. Pictures' "Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore" to Debut May 30 on HBO Max
Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world.

[05/20/22 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 20
Updates include: Sarah Wayne Callies among latest cast in ABC's "The Company You Keep"; Lupita Nyong'o departs Apple's "Lady in the Lake"; and Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson expected to exit "SNL."

[05/20/22 - 05:51 PM]
Disney+ Odds & Ends from National Streaming Day
"Alias," "Eight Simple Rules" and "The Finder" now available; "Glee" coming to Disney+ and Hulu on June 1; "America the Beautiful" to drop on July 4; Josh Duhamel and Lauren Graham to direct "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers"; and more!

[05/20/22 - 03:29 PM]
ESPN's PGA Championship First Round Telecast Earns Largest Viewership in 20 Years
The telecast, which aired from 2-8 p.m. ET, peaked at 1.7 million viewers at 4:45 p.m.

[05/20/22 - 03:06 PM]
NBA on ESPN: Most-Watched Eastern Conference Finals Game 2 Since 2018
The ESPN telecast averaged 6,049,000 viewers, peaking with 6,878,000 viewers at 9:30 p.m. ET.

[05/20/22 - 03:01 PM]
Disney+ Orders a Fourth Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" Ahead of the Season 3 Premiere on July 27, 2022
Each of the eight episodes of the third season will stream weekly on Wednesdays, exclusively on Disney+.

[05/20/22 - 12:32 PM]
Peacock Announces Alanna Ubach to Round Out Series Regulars in Seth MacFarlane's Highly Anticipated Comedy Series "Ted"
Ubach will play Susan Bennett, who is kind, selfless, and almost pathologically sweet when it comes to caring for her family, and sees the world through naive, rose-colored glasses.

[05/20/22 - 10:00 AM]
"Zombies 3," The Intergalactic Third Installment of Disney's Hit Franchise, Lands July 15, Exclusively on Disney+
The trequel, which introduces a new group of mysterious outer space aliens to the diverse student body of zombies, cheerleaders and werewolves at Seabrook High, will make its Disney Channel debut on Friday, August 12.

[05/20/22 - 09:33 AM]
Neve Campbell Set to Recur as Guest Star in New Peacock Comedy Series "Twisted Metal," A Live-Action Adaptation of the Global Video Game Phenomenon
Anthony Mackie, Stephanie Beatriz and Thomas Haden Church also star in the project.

[05/20/22 - 09:30 AM]
Prime Video Series "Night Sky" Reaches for the Stars with First-Ever Intergalactic Premiere
Intelsat and SES leveraged AWS modernized cloud infrastructures to securely receive a pre-release of the first episode and their vast ground stations and geostationary satellite fleets to do a 360-degree broadcast of the show's first episode into space.