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    [thursday, july 16, 2020]    
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[07/16/20 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 16
Updates include: USA cancels "Briarpatch" after one season; Don Johnson, Chris Redd board revamped "Kenan" at NBC; and ABC casts quartet in Topher Grace-led "Home Economics."

[07/16/20 - 02:44 PM]
ABC to Rebroadcast "United We Fall" Debut Episodes on Tuesday, July 21
Said installments premiered last night on the network.

[07/16/20 - 02:21 PM]
Discovery and Science Channel to Pay Tribute to Grant Imahara with Marathon Line-Up of "MythBusters" and Engineering Programs
Imahara, a long-time co-host of the hit series "MythBusters," BattleBots champion and famed engineer, passed away earlier this week from a brain aneurism at the age of 49.

[07/16/20 - 01:12 PM]
So Many Great Stories Have Found Their Audience Across the World on Netflix Over the Past Few Months
The streaming service details viewership numbers for "Da 5 Bloods," "Never Have I Ever," "The Wrong Missy," "Floor is Lava," "Too Hot to Handle," "Space Force" and more.

[07/16/20 - 12:39 PM]
ID Greenlights a Fourth Season of "Reasonable Doubt," Investigating Claims of Innocence from Jail Cells Across America
With their parallel expertise of the law, hosts retired homicide detective Chris Anderson and criminal defense attorney Fatima Silva know that the justice system doesn't always get it right.

[07/16/20 - 12:31 PM]
BET's "Content for Change" Initiative Presents BET News Special "American Injustice: The Fight for Police Reform," Hosted by Soledad O'Brien, Wednesday, July 22 at 11PM ET/PT on BET & BET HER
In the special, O'Brien speaks with key politicians, law enforcement officials and activists to address this pivotal moment in the fight for police reform and discuss how supporters can move from protests to progress.

[07/16/20 - 12:17 PM]
"Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!" Premieres Thursday, July 30 at 10pm Only on WE tv
After nearly losing everything, including herself, Tamar is determined to turn her life around and take matters into her own hands by sharing her truth in a revealing new docu-series that follows her every move.

[07/16/20 - 12:00 PM]
"Howard", An Original Documentary Film Celebrating the Life of Academy Award(R)-Winning Lyricist Howard Ashman, Premieres August 7 on Disney+
Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, personal films and photographs, as well as interviews with Howard's friends and family, the film is an intimate look at the Disney Legend's life, his creative drive, and the process behind the music.

[07/16/20 - 11:32 AM]
NBC Orders Unscripted Family Social Experiment "Home Sweet Home" from Ava DuVernay's ARRAY and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television
Each episode of "Home Sweet Home" taps two families who lead very different lives for a life-changing experience through this full-immersion cultural experiment.

[07/16/20 - 11:19 AM]
Showtime Announces Director Alison Ellwood's Documentary Feature "The Go-Go's" Will Now Premiere on Friday, July 31
The documentary feature was previously scheduled for the following night, August 1.

[07/16/20 - 10:31 AM]
Richard Linklater's New Animated Film "Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Adventure" Prepares for Takeoff at Netflix
The cast includes Jack Black, Zachary Levi, Glen Powell, Josh Wiggins, Milo Coy, Lee Eddy, Bill Wise, Natalie L'Amoreaux, Jessica Brynn Cohen, Sam Chipman, and Danielle Guilbot.

[07/16/20 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Invites Viewers to Unwind with Series Order for "A World of Calm"
A timely antidote for our modern lives, each half-hour episode takes audiences on an immersive visual journey into another world.

[07/16/20 - 09:58 AM]
Enigma Unraveled: The Series "Mystery Lab," From YouTuber Felipe Castanhari, Premieres on August 4th
Straight from his lab, or from a castle in England, or from a wolf sanctuary in the United States, among other places, Felipe and his colleagues will use scientific experiments, animation, special effects and impressive images to explain different phenomena.

[07/16/20 - 09:15 AM]
Academy Award Winner Mark Boal's International Thriller "Echo 3" Greenlit by Apple TV+
Based on the award-winning Keshet Broadcasting series "When Heroes Fly," created by Omri Givon and inspired by the eponymous novel by Amir Gutfreund, "Echo 3" will be shot with English and Spanish dialogue.

[07/16/20 - 08:16 AM]
Animal Planet's "Surviving Joe Exotic" Features One of the Last Formal Interviews with Joe Exotic Before His Arrest and Explores the Truth Behind the Exploited Animals at the G.W. Zoo
The special premieres Saturday, July 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/16/20 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "United We Fall" Opens on Top for ABC
The new comedy debuts in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/16/20 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "Last Chance U" Season 5 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The award-winning docuseries heads to Laney College in Oakland, California, where coach John Beam and his players are known for excellence on and off the field.

[07/16/20 - 07:18 AM]
Video: "Work It" Starring Sabrina Carpenter & Liza Koshy - Official Trailer - Netflix
Keiynan Lonsdale, Drew Ray Tanner, Michelle Buteau and Jordan Fisher also star in the film, due on August 7.

[07/16/20 - 07:04 AM]
An Epic Night of Family Fun as Discovery and Feld Entertainment Partner on "Diesel Brothers: Monster Jam(R) Breaking World Records"
The three-hour event premieres Saturday, August 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/16/20 - 07:01 AM]
NBCUniversal Combines Unmatched Talent, Innovative Content, and Sensory Experiences in 2020-21 Slate of Content and Commercial Innovations
"At NBCUniversal, we're committed to freeing brands from the limitations of traditional advertising by empowering them to transform culture into connection, attention into engagement, and passion into purchase intent," said Josh Feldman.

[07/16/20 - 07:00 AM]
Sundance Now Acquires David Tennant's "Des" from All3Media
The project is a true-crime drama focusing on one of the most infamous criminal cases in UK history.

[07/16/20 - 06:00 AM]
AMC Studios and Movistar+ Announce First-Ever Partnership for New Original Series from Academy Award(R) Winner Alejandro Amenabar
The six-part adventure thriller will premiere in 2021 on AMC in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Movistar+ in Spain.

[07/16/20 - 12:15 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils a Sizzle of 17 Upcoming Originals
"A Suitable Boy," "Bhaag Beanie Bhaag," "Bombay Begums," "Masaba Masaba" and "Mismatched" are among the series on tap at Netflix India.

[07/15/20 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 15
Updates include: Greg Kinnear signs onto Starz's "Shining Vale"; Samara Weaving boards Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers"; and FOX to stick with Nick Cannon on "The Masked Singer."

[07/15/20 - 01:00 PM]
Inspirational Aussie Trailblazer Jessica Watson Gets a Biopic at Netflix
The film is based on the incredible true story of 16 year old Jessica Watson, who, in 2009, became the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world.

[07/15/20 - 12:16 PM]
Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset" Joins "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen: @ Home" for a Virtual Two-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, July 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down "virtually" with Reza Farahan, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi, Destiney Rose, Mike Shouhed and Nema Vand to rehash a wildly emotional season that saw the group go through makeups, breakups and everything in between.

[07/15/20 - 11:30 AM]
Apple Expands Original Film Slate with "Palmer," Starring Justin Timberlake
Written by Cheryl Guerriero, "Palmer" follows a former college football phenomenon named Eddie Palmer (played by Timberlake) who, after a stint in prison, returns to his hometown to get his life back on track.

[07/15/20 - 11:09 AM]
CNBC's "American Greed: Biggest Cons" Premieres Monday July 20th at 10PM ET/PT
The limited series goes beyond the courtroom to reveal surprising updates.

[07/15/20 - 10:30 AM]
100 Days Before Christmas 2020 Begins on Hallmark, Crown Media Family Networks Announces Original Programming Slate for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Highlights include the return of "When Calls the Heart," "Good Witch" and "Chesapeake Shores" for new seasons.

[07/15/20 - 10:15 AM]
Comic Legend Stan Sakai and "Usagi Yojimbo" Embark on a New Adventure with Netflix in an All-New Animated Kids Series "Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles"
The series takes place in the far future, set in a world that mixes modern high-tech images with classic Japanese references.

[07/15/20 - 10:14 AM]
Video: "Skin Decision: Before and After" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Skin and beauty expert Nurse Jamie and plastic surgeon Dr. Sheila Nazarian use the latest procedures to bring out their clients' best selves.

[07/15/20 - 09:37 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts "The Dog House: UK" Trailer and Key Art
Finding forever homes for rejected dogs isn't easy - but that's exactly what the staff of Wood Green do every day.

[07/15/20 - 09:25 AM]
Bellator Is Back Next Friday, July 24 on Paramount Network
On March 13, Bellator made the decision to postpone that evening's event at Mohegan Sun Arena for the health and safety of the athletes, staff and everyone involved.

[07/15/20 - 09:04 AM]
Video: The Lovers, The Streamers, and Me: "Muppets Now" Premieres July 31 on Disney+
With a full roster of rotating guest stars, world-class production facilities, and pure unscripted mayhem, "Muppets Now" breaks new ground for the gang in their Disney+ debut.

[07/15/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Top Charts
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/15/20 - 08:00 AM]
"Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn" Debuts August 12, Exclusively on HBO
The film, directed by Muta'Ali Muhammad, tells the story of Yusuf Hawkins, a black teenager who was murdered in 1989 by a group of young white men in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

[07/15/20 - 07:37 AM]
Hilary Farr and David Visentin Return in New Episodes of "Love It or List It"
Filled with Hilary and David's sharp wit, funny banter and clever, competitive barbs, each episode will culminate with families answering the series' highly anticipated question: are you going to love it or list it?

[07/15/20 - 07:04 AM]
Video: "Project Power" Starring Jamie Foxx - Official Trailer - Netflix
On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that unlocks superpowers unique to each user.

[07/15/20 - 07:03 AM]
"Shark Week" to Deliver Fincredible 1-2 Punch as Mike Tyson Goes Toe to Fin with One of the Ocean's Top Apex Predators on Sunday, August 9
With famed ring announcer Michael Buffer calling the shots, these two heavyweights will square off underwater, where Mike Tyson will try to score a TKO over the massive shark... all in the name of research.

[07/15/20 - 07:00 AM]
NAACP and CBS Strike Multi-Year Partnership Agreement to Create Content for Broadcast, Cable and Streaming
The CBS/NAACP partnership includes a commitment to develop content for the CBS Television Network as well as the ability to sell programming to third-party platforms across the media landscape.

[07/15/20 - 07:00 AM]
AMC Networks' Acorn TV Acquires Exclusive North American Rights to BBC One Comedy "The Other One"
The series is a comedy about what happens when you discover your dead dad has a secret family and you now have a brand-new sister.

[07/15/20 - 06:05 AM]
Video: "Alta Mar" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When the Bárbara de Braganza sets sail from Argentina to Mexico, a new mystery emerges again.

[07/15/20 - 03:04 AM]
Video: "The Rain" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The virus can be stopped. At a cost. Prepare for the end, coming August 6.

[07/14/20 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 14
Updates include: Showtime cancels Jim Carrey-led "Kidding"; USA nixes its Evel Knievel limited series; and ViacomCBS cuts ties with Nick Cannon.

[07/14/20 - 09:05 PM]
Supermodel and Businesswoman Tyra Banks Enters the Ballroom as New Host and Executive Producer of "Dancing with the Stars"
ABC and BBC Studios' Los Angeles production arm announced today that after 28 seasons, Tom Bergeron will exit "Dancing with the Stars," with Erin Andrews also departing.

[07/14/20 - 04:27 PM]
First Look at the Anime Series Adaptation of Capcom's Action Fantasy Classic "Dragon's Dogma," Arriving September 17th
Netflix dropped the news on social media account this afternoon.

[07/14/20 - 04:06 PM]
CBS Announces Revised Wednesday Lineup for Fall 2020-2021
"The Amazing Race" will now open the night, followed by "SEAL Team" and "S.W.A.T."

[07/14/20 - 11:40 AM]
The Drive-In Will Never Die: Shudder Orders Third Season of "The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs"
The service also announced a special "summer sleepover" double feature pre-taped prior to quarantine that will feature a visit to the trailer park from horror filmmaker Adam Green along with other surprise guests.

[07/14/20 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "World's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji" - Official Trailer
Bear Grylls hosts this 11-day expedition that pushes competitors to their physical and emotional limits.

[07/14/20 - 11:29 AM]
Video: New HBO Max Brand Spot Showcases Next Wave of Powerhouse HBO and Max Originals
Max Originals showcased in the spot include tentpole scripted dramas "The Flight Attendant" and "Raised by Wolves."







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[09/17/20 - 02:00 PM]
"CBS Sunday Night Movies" Return with Six Fan-Favorite Films from the Paramount Pictures Library, Beginning Oct. 4
To make room, the Sunday editions of "Big Brother" will shift to Monday nights at 8:00/7:00c beginning October 5.

[09/17/20 - 01:19 PM]
The Network Television Premiere of the Critically Acclaimed Comedy "One Day at a Time" Debuts on CBS with Back-to-Back Episodes, Monday, Oct. 5
The network premieres will now begin one week earlier than previously announced.

[09/17/20 - 01:08 PM]
NHRA Inks Multi-Year Extension with FOX Sports
The updated deal includes expanded coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1, an NFL adjacent event, and five hours of Finals coverage at the NHRA U.S. Nationals over Labor Day Weekend each year.

[09/17/20 - 12:43 PM]
"Ready or Not," The Inspiring Documentary Film About a High School Senior Who Runs for Houston City Council, Debuts on Fuse October 3, 2020
The film follows 17-year old activist Marcel McClinton in his race against a powerful incumbent for a seat on the Houston City Council.

[09/17/20 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Rounds Out Fall Schedule with Announcement of Scripted Drama Series Premiere Dates for 2020-2021 Season
Dates for unscripted and comedy series were previously announced.

[09/17/20 - 11:41 AM]
Travel Channel Boasts Highest Premiere for a Franchise with the Launch of New "Shock Docs" Series "Devil's Road: The True Story of Ed and Lorraine Warren"
Travel Channel further spins the numbers for Monday, September 7.

[09/17/20 - 11:39 AM]
The Finale of ID's "Impact of Murder" Profiles the Gut-Wrenching Story of Corrinna Martin, A Domestic Violence Survivor Who Lost Two Daughters and a Granddaughter to the Cycle
Using the gripping victim impact statements delivered in court as the driving storytelling technique, this series showcases how victims can be empowered against their perpetrator to stand up in court and confront them - and in some cases, unexpectedly find forgiveness.

[09/17/20 - 11:30 AM]
Celebrate Batman Day with HBO Max
Celebrate Batman Day on September 19 with HBO Max, the premiere destination to stream your favorite Batman series and films from the DC library.

[09/17/20 - 11:27 AM]
OWN Announces Two New Fall Series, Expands Popular Unscripted Programming Roster to Two Nights Beginning in October
Newcomers "Put a Ring on It" and "Behind Every Man" will be joined by new seasons of "Iyanla: Fix My Life" and "Ready to Love."

[09/17/20 - 11:00 AM]
The Award-Winning Play "What the Constitution Means to Me" Written by and Starring Heidi Schreck and Captured on Broadway by Director Marielle Heller to Premiere Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video October 16
Amazon Studios has also signed a new overall deal with Schreck, to create content that will premiere exclusively on Prime Video.

[09/17/20 - 10:56 AM]
CBS Wins Full-Year 2019-2020 Season for Second Consecutive Year Across Primetime, Daytime and Late Night
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[09/17/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Trailer for "Your Honor"
The 10-episode legal thriller stars Bryan Cranston as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son, Adam (Hunter Doohan), is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices.

[09/17/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Ike Barinholtz, Jillian Bell & More Unite for Special Live Table Read of "Bless the Harts"
The virtual table read is designed to benefit the NAACP.

[09/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
Ridley Scott's "Raised by Wolves" Receives a Season Two Renewal Order on the Heels of an Impressive Debut on HBO Max as the Top Performing Max Original Since the Platform's Launch
The series, which debuted with three episodes on September 3, has continued to be a strong performer in its second week on the platform, growing its audience by nearly 50% week over week.

[09/17/20 - 09:33 AM]
Lifetime Announces Full Slate of New Holiday Movies for Annual "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Programming Event Beginning October 23
The cable channel announces its largest holiday movie slate ever, kicking off October 23 and continuing through December 25.