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[07/23/20 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 23
Updates include: Brad Dourif to return as "Chucky" for TV series; Taraji P. Henson to lead "Empire" spin-off at FOX; and AMC's "Pantheon" sets principal cast.

[07/23/20 - 03:59 PM]
Amazon Original Series "The Boys" Captures Season Three Renewal and Adds Aisha Tyler-Hosted Aftershow to Its Arsenal for Season Two
In each episode of "Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys," members of the cast, creative team and other special guests will join Tyler as they dissect the events that unfold in each episode.

[07/23/20 - 02:16 PM]
Travel Channel Launches New "Shock Docs" Series of Two-Hour Specials That Explore America's True Horror Stories
"Devil's Road: The True Story of Ed and Lorraine Warren" will kick things off on Monday, September 7 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/23/20 - 01:29 PM]
Video: The Conspiracy Is All Too Real in Amazon Prime Video's Just Released "Utopia" Teaser Trailer
Inspired by the British series of the same name, the eight-episode twisted conspiracy thriller is about saving the world, while trying to find your place in it.

[07/23/20 - 01:01 PM]
Video: HBO Releases Official Season 2 Trailer For "His Dark Materials" at Comic-Con@Home
Included in the trailer is the very first glimpse at the mysterious city of Cittàgaze as well as footage of new season 2 cast members Andrew Scott, Jade Anouka, and Simone Kirby.

[07/23/20 - 12:59 PM]
On the Third Anniversary of the Charlottesville Riots, ID Gives Survivors a Voice in the Powerful Two-Hour Special "Impact of Hate: Charlottesville"
The special is told through raw and emotional first-person interviews woven with archival footage from the rally.

[07/23/20 - 12:29 PM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video's "Truth Seekers" Launches Teaser Trailer at Comic-Con@Home Virtual Panel
The eight-episode series will premiere on Prime Video in fall 2020 in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

[07/23/20 - 12:19 PM]
Video: "Five Bedrooms" - Official Trailer - Peacock
The series, due on August 13, stars Kat Stewart, Stephen Peacocke, Doris Younane, Katie Robertson, Roy Joseph, Kate Jenkinson and Hugh Sheridan.

[07/23/20 - 12:01 PM]
BET Remembers Congressman John Lewis with Special Tribute "John Lewis: In His Own Words" Sunday, July 26 at 7:30 PM ET/PT on BET & BET HER
The special will trace his momentous journey on the frontlines of history, from the freedom rides to the Black Lives Matter Movement, and one of the last interviews he conducted before his death.

[07/23/20 - 11:59 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Set to Release Academy Award-Winning Director Ron Howard's "Rebuilding Paradise" in More Than 70 Markets Nationwide on July 31
In addition to major virtual releases through Laemmle and ShowcaseNOW (National Amusements), the film will be released in select drive-ins and through individual cinemas.

[07/23/20 - 11:56 AM]
The Baddest Builds in Town: An All New Season of "Bad Chad Customs" Premieres August 17 on Discovery
Mastermind "Bad Chad" Hiltz returns with bigger, better and more ingenious builds than ever before in an all new season.

[07/23/20 - 11:00 AM]
Emmy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Denis Leary and FOX Entertainment Enter Broadcast Development Deal
Under terms of the agreement, Leary will create, develop and produce comedy, drama and animated series for FOX Network through his new production entity, Amoeba.

[07/23/20 - 10:30 AM]
Guy Carrington, Reginald Hudlin, David Jammy and Ian Stewart Join Jimmy Kimmel as Executive Producers of the "72nd Emmy(R) Awards," Airing Sunday, Sept. 20, on ABC
"I'm excited to collaborate with this outstanding team as we produce a show that celebrates the best of what we do and reflects this moment in history," said Hudlin.

[07/23/20 - 10:16 AM]
Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios Announce Title of Original Animated Series, "Star Trek: Prodigy"
The CG-animated series, which expands the Star Trek Universe, will debut exclusively on Nickelodeon in 2021 for a new generation of fans.

[07/23/20 - 10:03 AM]
"Sweet Magnolias" Renewed for a Second Season
Netflix broke the news on social media this morning.

[07/23/20 - 10:00 AM]
Apple Orders New Thriller "Shining Girls," Starring Elisabeth Moss
Moss will star as a Chicago reporter who survived a brutal assault only to find her reality shifting as she hunts down her attacker.

[07/23/20 - 09:44 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Golf Channel Original Series "Feherty" Returns with World Premiere Episodes, Monday at 9 P.M. ET
Grammy Award-winning artist and scratch golfer Kenny G will kick off the resumption of the series' 10th season on Monday night, as the first of five new episodes airing Monday nights over the next six weeks.

[07/23/20 - 09:29 AM]
HBO to Adapt Ta-Nehisi Coates' "Between the World and Me," to Debut This Fall
Originally adapted and staged by the Apollo Theater in 2018, the special will combine elements of that production, including powerful readings from Coates' book, and will once again be directed by award-winning director and Apollo Theater Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes.

[07/23/20 - 09:02 AM]
HGTV Renews Hit Series "Flipping 101 with Tarek El Moussa" for a Second Season
Four fresh season one episodes scheduled to return to HGTV on Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c beginning September 17.

[07/23/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "(Un)Well" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This docuseries takes a deep dive into the lucrative wellness industry, which touts health and healing.

[07/23/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/23/20 - 08:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights New Series "Paper Girls"
The project is based on the best-selling graphic novel series by award-winning comic book visionary and television writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Cliff Chiang.

[07/23/20 - 07:01 AM]
"Syfy Wire After Dark" Special to Spotlight All the Geeky Goodness Getting Us Through the Summer of 2020
Look for the special to air on Saturday, August 1 at 11:00/10:00c.

[07/23/20 - 07:00 AM]
"Big Brother" All-Stars Edition Debuts with a Two-Hour Live Move-In Premiere Event Wednesday, August 5, 9:00-11:00 PM on CBS
Season 22 is the second time in the series' history to feature an All-Star cast, the first being in 2006.

[07/23/20 - 03:03 AM]
Video: "Baby" Season 3 - Teaser - Netflix
The show's final season arrives in September on the streaming service.

[07/22/20 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 22
Updates include: Otmara Marrero to star in NBC's "Connecting"; Tiffany Boone scores role on Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers"; and FOX's "MasterChef" to resume production in October.

[07/22/20 - 05:44 PM]
ABC News Announces Prime-Time Investigation on Why America Was Unprepared for COVID-19 and Path to Restoring Normalcy
"American Catastrophe: How Did We Get Here? - A Special Edition of 20/20" airs Tuesday, July 28 at 9:00/8:00c on ABC.

[07/22/20 - 12:24 PM]
MTV Set to Premiere "True Life Presents: Quarantine Stories" on Wednesday, August 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-part, self-documented series gives a raw and unfiltered look at relationships of hopeful young people as they work to adapt to life in quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

[07/22/20 - 11:13 AM]
VH1 Expands Its Emmy(R) Award-Winning Franchise with "RuPaul's Drag Race: Vegas Revue" Premiering Friday, August 21st at 8PM ET/PT
Cameras follow six legendary drag queens in their professional and personal journeys as they take on Las Vegas in a brand new "RuPaul's Drag Race Live!" residency.

[07/22/20 - 11:11 AM]
Syfy's "TZGZ" Welcomes Animated Comedy "Dallas and Robo," Starring John Cena and Kat Dennings, Beginning August 8
The eight-episode half-hour adult animated comedy will begin its first ever cable run during the network's late-night animation block.

[07/22/20 - 11:02 AM]
Video: "Bad Ideas with Adam Devine" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Adam Devine has recruited his celebrity friends to travel the world with him, looking to tackle one terrible idea after another, hoping to survive each crazy new adventure.

[07/22/20 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Renews "Perry Mason" for a Second Season
The first episode has now been seen by 8 million viewers.

[07/22/20 - 10:31 AM]
Team Coco Continues to Go All in as a Comedy Powerhouse Producing a Stellar Lineup of Stand Up Specials Exclusively for HBO Max
Hour long specials from Chris Redd and Moses Storm will be filmed and released at a later date along with two multi act specials hosted by Conan O'Brien featuring Naomi Ekperigin, Solomon Georgio, Ismo and Tommy Johnagin.

[07/22/20 - 10:02 AM]
All-New Seasons of "The Simpsons," "Bless the Harts," "Bob's Burgers" and "Family Guy" Premiere Sunday, Sept. 27 at 8/7c on FOX
Said quartet, along with "Duncanville," will be featured during panels at Comic-Con@Home this weekend.

[07/22/20 - 09:21 AM]
Video: "Immigration Nation" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This documentary series offers a unique and nuanced view of the ongoing struggles in America's broken immigration system.

[07/22/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Max Expands Max Originals Programming with Critically Acclaimed International Series
As part of this all-new international originals slate, HBO Max will be home to all seasons of the iconic Italian crime series "Gomorrah," based on Roberto Saviano's bestselling book that examines the account of the decline of Naples under the rule of the Camorra.

[07/22/20 - 08:18 AM]
Peacock Features "Road to Tokyo" Channel, Original Documentaries and Exclusive Specials to Celebrate One Year Until the Tokyo Games
"Dreams Live On: Countdown to Tokyo," "Lighting the Olympic Flame: Iconic Ceremony Moments" and "The Olympics & Paralympics: Inspirational Moments" are among the highlights.

[07/22/20 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent: Best of Auditions"
The network once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/22/20 - 07:33 AM]
Limited Series "The Third Day" Debuts September 14, Exclusively on HBO
Jude Law and Naomie Harris star in the project, from creators Felix Barrett and Dennis Kelly.

[07/22/20 - 07:20 AM]
Critically Acclaimed Drama "Last Tango in Halifax" Premieres Sunday, September 20, 2020 on PBS
The four-episode series will air as part of PBS's Sunday night drama lineup and will stream nationally on PBS.org and the PBS Video App.

[07/22/20 - 07:19 AM]
Crackle Announces the US Premiere of Original Basketball Documentary Feature "Anything Is Possible - The Serge Ibaka Story", Available August 1
The documentary follows the Toronto Raptors' power forward as he makes an emotional journey back to the Republic of Congo with the Larry O'Brien trophy following the team's 2019 NBA Championship.

[07/22/20 - 06:36 AM]
FOX Sports Announces On-Air Lineup for 2020 Major League Baseball Regular Season
The network's lead broadcast team of Emmy Award-winning announcer Joe Buck and first-ballot Hall of Famer John Smoltz reunite with veteran reporter Ken Rosenthal as the New York Yankees face the reigning World Series champion Washington Nationals on Saturday, July 25.

[07/22/20 - 02:37 AM]
Video: "Anelka: Misunderstood" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Famed French footballer Nicolas Anelka's controversial legacy is examined in an unflinching documentary.

[07/22/20 - 12:09 AM]
Video: "Biohackers" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From THC chips to genetic enhancements, welcome to the world of Biohacking.

[07/21/20 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 21
Updates include: Netflix shutters "If Only" series; Elisabeth Moss brings "Black Match" to Hulu; and Sherri Saum tapped for Starz's "Power Book II: Ghost."

[07/21/20 - 04:43 PM]
Alcon Television Group Acquires Rights to Action Pilot "Luchador" from Showrunner and Creator Diego Gutierrez
The character-driven action drama is about a fictional, Lucha Libre-inspired city run by colorful gangs of Mexican Wrestlers at the brink of tyranny, and the unlikely young wrestler who becomes its champion and savior, both inside and outside the ring.

[07/21/20 - 12:34 PM]
NBC Sports to Present Up to 120 Hours of 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers Coverage on NBC, NBCSN and USA Network Beginning August 1
Beginning Saturday, August 1, through Wednesday, August 5, NBC Sports will present coverage from at least four games each day across NBC, NBCSN and USA Network, including some games that will be joined in progress.

[07/21/20 - 12:03 PM]
Video: "Hitmen" - Official Trailer - Peacock
Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins star in the series, due on August 6.

[07/21/20 - 11:19 AM]
Video: New This Summer on Quibi
The streaming service gives an overview of its current and upcoming originals.

[07/21/20 - 11:13 AM]
AMC Orders Six Additional Episodes of Weekly Digital Series "Bottomless Brunch at Colman's" Hosted by "Fear the Walking Dead's" Colman Domingo
Viewers can watch new episodes on Sundays, beginning August 23, on YouTube.com/TheWalkingDead as well as AMC.com and Fear The Walking Dead Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages.







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[09/21/21 - 03:22 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Delivers 13.8 Million Viewers, The Second-Most-Watched "MNF" Week 2 Telecast Since 2014
"Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli's" audience increased by 138% in week 2, as 1.9 million viewers watched their alternate telecast of Lions-Packers, up from 800,000 viewers in Week 1.

[09/21/21 - 03:01 PM]
Disney Branded Television Lands Series Development Deal for "House of Secrets" from Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan and Mark Radcliffe's 26th Street Pictures
In "House of Secrets," siblings Brendan, Eleanor and Cordelia Walker aren't pleased when their family relocates to a creepy Victorian house once owned by an occult novelist, Denver Kristoff.

[09/21/21 - 01:00 PM]
BTS, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Elton John and More to Headline ABC's Broadcast of "Global Citizen Live" Highlights Show, Sunday, Sept. 26
ABC News Live and Hulu will air the 24-hour event in full, beginning Saturday, September 25.

[09/21/21 - 12:01 PM]
The Walt Disney Company Celebrates Disney+ Day on November 12 to Thank Subscribers with New Content, Fan Experiences, and More
Highlights include the streaming premiere of Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings"; a new short from "The Simpsons" that pays tribute to Disney+'s marquee brands; and a special celebrating the origins and legacy of Star Wars' legendary bounty hunter, Boba Fett.

[09/21/21 - 11:40 AM]
Paramount+ and Showtime Bundle Launches Today
The streaming bundle is launching with special introductory prices available for a limited time at both subscription tiers - $9.99 per month for Showtime and the Paramount+ Essential Plan and $12.99 per month for Showtime and the Paramount+ Premium Plan.

[09/21/21 - 11:26 AM]
This Fall BET and BET+'s Programming Slates Are Jam-Packed with Over 25 New Originals, Returning Favorites, Movies, and Specials, Solidifying Their Position as the Home Where Black Culture Lives
BET's diverse slate will reflect and celebrate Black culture like no other brand can.

[09/21/21 - 11:06 AM]
Auburn-Penn State Registers 7.6 Million Viewers for ABC's "Saturday Night Football," ABC/ESPN Win the Night in Week 3
ABC's telecast averaged 7,606,000 viewers, the second-most-watched Week 3 game across all networks and fifth-best game of the year.

[09/21/21 - 10:10 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Vol. 3" Available Now on Amazon Prime Video
The extraordinary fashion experience features performances by Nas, Daddy Yankee, BIA, Jazmine Sullivan, Ricky Martin, Normani, and Jade Novah.

[09/21/21 - 10:08 AM]
Peacock Announces Straight-to-Series Order of "Pitch Perfect"
Adam Devine, who appeared in the first two installments of the film franchise, is set to star and reprise his role as Bumper Allen, the vocal villain whom we love to loathe.

[09/21/21 - 10:08 AM]
Gary Marsh Stepping Down as President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Branded Television to Launch His New Production Company
Programming under Marsh's guidance has received the highest industry and critical recognition, including dozens of Emmy(R) and Annie Awards, as well as Peabody, Humanitas, Imagen, GLAAD, Gabriel, Christopher and Kid's Choice Awards.

[09/21/21 - 10:05 AM]
WarnerMedia Kids & Family Greenlights New "The Amazing World of Gumball" Movie and Series
The projects mark the long-awaited return for the beloved series and are the first original productions to be greenlit out of Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe, WarnerMedia Kids and Family's flagship television animation studio within EMEA.

[09/21/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: HBO Max Reveals Official Trailer and Key Art for Monica Lewinsky and Max Joseph's Documentary, "15 Minutes of Shame," Debuting October 7
This original documentary film examines social behavior by embedding with individuals from across the U.S. who have been publicly shamed or cyber-harassed - while exploring the bullies, the bystanders, the media, psychologists, politicians and experts in between.

[09/21/21 - 10:00 AM]
Tubi Announces New True Crime Docuseries "Meet, Marry, Murder," Hosted by Michelle Trachtenberg, to Debut on Wednesday, October 6
The series investigates what happens when a commitment to lifetime love ends up taking someone's life instead.

[09/21/21 - 10:00 AM]
Paramount+ Renews The All-New "Rugrats" for a Second Season
The next eight episodes of season one will be available to stream exclusively on the service beginning Thursday, October 7.

[09/21/21 - 09:31 AM]
NBC Wins 52-Week Season in 18-49 and Total Viewers for First Time Since 2018
"In an era with no shortage of viewing options, the reach and impact of broadcast television is still undeniable," said Frances Berwick.