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    [thursday, july 30, 2020]    
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[07/30/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 30
Updates include: "Grey's Anatomy," "Station 19" promote new regulars; Damon Wayans Jr. to star in comedy series for Peacock; and Netflix commissions anime series based on "Splinter Cell" video game.

[07/30/20 - 01:08 PM]
FX Sets Premiere Date for "A Wilderness of Error"
The premiere will include the first three episodes airing back-to-back-to-back from 8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, September 25.

[07/30/20 - 01:02 PM]
Building Upon Natural History for Over 132 Years, National Geographic Announces Fall Slate of Epic Natural History Series and Specials
Highlights include the return of "Savage Kingdom" on Friday, August 14.

[07/30/20 - 12:31 PM]
Video: "Sex Next Door" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The streaming service's latest entry launches this Monday, August 3.

[07/30/20 - 12:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews Emmy(R) Nominated Documentary Series "Vice" for a Second Season
The series recently wrapped its first season on the network and received a 2020 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special.

[07/30/20 - 10:14 AM]
HBO Documentary Series "The Vow," Taking an Inside Look at the NXIVM Organization, Debuts August 23 on HBO
The series takes a deep, nuanced look at the experiences of a number of people deeply involved in NXIVM over the course of several years.

[07/30/20 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "On The Trail" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
CNN shares their front-row seat to history for a glimpse into what it takes to cover a presidential campaign.

[07/30/20 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Leah Remini Named Host of Game Show Network's New Series, "People Puzzler," Based on the Iconic Crossword Puzzles in People Magazine
The half-hour original series is anticipated to premiere in early 2021.

[07/30/20 - 10:03 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Reveals the Top 44 Acts Headed to Season 15 Live Shows Starting Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Universal Studios Hollywood
Results will be revealed during a one-hour telecast each Wednesday (8-9 p.m. ET/PT) with five acts going through each week to the semifinals.

[07/30/20 - 09:29 AM]
Season 2 of Tong Wars Drama Series "Warrior," Based on the Writings of Martial Arts Legend Bruce Lee, Debuts This October, Exclusively on Cinemax
The series is a gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 19th century.

[07/30/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Asia's Original Anthology Drama Series "Invisible Stories" to Premiere in the U.S. on August 3
All six episodes will be available in the U.S. and will be available to stream on HBO and HBO Max.

[07/30/20 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; Splits Demos with CBS, FOX
NBC has been the most-watched network for 10 consecutive Wednesdays.

[07/30/20 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Teenage Bounty Hunters" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The latest original is coming to Netflix on August 14.

[07/30/20 - 05:00 AM]
ViacomCBS Debuts Expanded and Enhanced CBS All Access
More than 3,500 episodes across ViacomCBS' leading portfolio of entertainment brands will now be available on CBS All Access, including popular series from BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian Channel and more.

[07/30/20 - 04:00 AM]
Acorn TV Commissions Romantic Procedural "Cannes Confidential" from Dramacorp
The series will exclusively premiere on Acorn TV in North America, New Zealand, Australia, and United Kingdom in late 2021.

[07/30/20 - 12:19 AM]
Video: "Young Wallander" - Official Teaser - Netflix
The series reimagines Henning Mankell's literary hero as a cop in his early 20s in 2020 Sweden.

[07/29/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 29
Updates include: Marsai Martin to host "Tiny Talk Show" for Quibi; Kerry Washington signs new overall deal with ABC Studios; and FOX completes filming on "Dancing with Horses" pilot.

[07/29/20 - 02:10 PM]
Video: "The Masked Singer" - An All-New Season Coming This Fall to FOX
The show's first promo indicates its new season will roll out in September.

[07/29/20 - 12:59 PM]
Bravo Media Presents the Vital National Conversation "Race in America: A Movement Not a Moment" Premiering Sunday, August 9, at 10PM ET/PT
The 90-minute special from Executive Producers Leslie D. Farrell and Dorothy Toran is produced by Lauren Grace Media.

[07/29/20 - 12:02 PM]
Cartoon Trump and Cartoon Biden Face Off as "Our Cartoon President" Returns to Showtime(R)
Look for nine half-hour episodes tied to the 2020 Presidential election beginning Sunday, September 13.

[07/29/20 - 11:38 AM]
Calling All Metalheads! Syfy Launches "Metal Crush Mondays" Beginning August 3
The month-long programming stunt features interviews conducted by Whitney Moore with some of the biggest names in heavy metal.

[07/29/20 - 10:24 AM]
YouTube Originals Renews "Could You Survive the Movies?" for a Second Season Premiering Early 2021
The series has accrued over 70 million views since launching in October 2019.

[07/29/20 - 10:05 AM]
Video: "Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the event, four family sitcoms - "Family Reunion," "Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love", "The Big Show Show" and "Mr. Iglesias" - tag team to uphold their family legacies in a summer crossover competition so hot it could light the Olympic torch.

[07/29/20 - 09:32 AM]
Jonathan Levine to Direct Hulu Limited Series "Nine Perfect Strangers"
Levine will helm all eight episodes of the highly anticipated Hulu limited series, starring Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Samara Weaving, Luke Evans, Melvin Gregg, Grace Van Patten and Tiffany Boone.

[07/29/20 - 09:11 AM]
It's a "Twinseltown" Showdown When Drew and Jonathan Scott Compete in the Newest Season of HGTV's "Brother vs. Brother"
The new season begins Wednesday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/20 - 09:04 AM]
"Black Beauty" Rides Onto Disney+
The contemporary adaptation of Anna Sewell's classic 19th century novel features Kate Winslet as the voice of "Black Beauty."

[07/29/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Chemical Hearts" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
The film, due on August 21, is an unapologetic, coming of age story involving a hopeless romantic and a young woman with a mysterious past.

[07/29/20 - 08:31 AM]
New AMC Studios and Movistar+ Limited Series "La Fortuna" Casts Academy Award(R)-Nominee Stanley Tucci
The six-part limited series stars Tucci as treasure hunter Frank Wild, Álvaro Mel, who plays inexperienced diplomat Alex Ventura, and Ana Polvorosa, as Alex's colleague in work and adventure, Lucia.

[07/29/20 - 08:13 AM]
Video: Rob Schneider Asks: Sex or Cookies? - "Asian Momma, Mexican Kids" Trailer - Netflix
The stand-up special premieres on August 11, only on Netflix.

[07/29/20 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spots with "America's Got Talent"
The network cruises to another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/29/20 - 08:05 AM]
FOX Sports Drafts Super Bowl Champ Jonathan Vilma to Network's NFL Roster
The Super Bowl champion and three-time Pro Bowler Jonathan Vilma joins FOX Sports as an NFL game analyst.

[07/29/20 - 08:02 AM]
Time to Pop Bottles - Seven Classic Shows Are Coming to Netflix
"Moesha," "The Game," "Sister Sister," "Girlfriends," "The Parkers," "Half & Half" and "One on One" are all on tap in the coming months.

[07/29/20 - 08:01 AM]
From the Creator of "American Horror Story," "Ratched" Premieres September 18 on Netflix
Sarah Paulson stars as the iconic Nurse Ratched.

[07/29/20 - 07:54 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "Summer Nights" Features Three All-New Original Movies
"Romance in the Air" will kick things off on Saturday, August 1.

[07/29/20 - 07:31 AM]
Netflix Orders Animated Comedy Series "Captain Fall" from Jon Iver Helgaker and Jonas Torgersen
The project will follow Jonathan Fall, a naive warm-hearted ship captain who finds himself unknowingly the captain of a smuggling ship.

[07/29/20 - 07:21 AM]
Attention Idhunites: Netflix Reveals the Characters of "The Idhun Chronicles"
The season has five episodes and it is directed by Maite Ruiz de Austri, winner of two Goya Awards for Best Animated Film, who becomes the first woman to direct an anime series in Spain.

[07/29/20 - 07:00 AM]
Crackle Announces the Premiere of AVOD Exclusive Horror Film "The Sonata" Available August 1
The movie stars Freya Tingley as Rose Fisher, a music virtuoso who inherits a rambling Victorian mansion owned by her deceased father played by Rutger Hauer in one of his final on-screen performances.

[07/28/20 - 11:57 PM]
Netflix Confirms Casting of Yoo Ah-in and Park Jeong-min for Korean Original Series "Hellbound"
Kim Hyun-joo, Won Jin-ah and Yang Ik-june also star in the project, about supernatural angels appearing out of nowhere to condemn people to hell.

[07/28/20 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 28
Updates include: Netflix renews "How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)"; "Wheel of Fortune," "Jeopardy!" to resume filming; and WE tv postpones launch of "Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!"

[07/28/20 - 02:49 PM]
Millie Bobby Brown to Star in and Produce with Jason Bateman's Aggregate Films "The Girls I've Been" for Netflix
The film is a twisty, exhilarating thriller centering around a con artist, Nora, who must use her powers of persuasion and impersonation to get herself, her girlfriend, and ex-boyfriend free during a hostage situation at a bank.

[07/28/20 - 01:32 PM]
All-New "American Chopper" Special to Air Tuesday, August 4 on Discovery Channel
"The Last Ride" was previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 9.

[07/28/20 - 11:05 AM]
No Risk, No Reward: All New Discovery Series "I Quit" Premieres Tuesday, August 18
Over the course of one year, the series follows six sets of hopeful entrepreneurs as they leave their steady incomes and retirement plans behind, going all in on their dreams of launching their own businesses.

[07/28/20 - 10:51 AM]
PBS Distribution Announces New Prime Video Channel: PBS Documentaries
Subscribers will be able to explore various topics or take an in-depth look at the people, traditions and events that mold our world - all carefully curated for "viewers like you" by America's most trusted home of documentaries: PBS.

[07/28/20 - 10:50 AM]
PBS's "Independent Lens" to Premiere "Mr. Soul!" in Its Upcoming Season, Bringing America's First Black Variety Show Back to Public Television
The pioneering series ran for six years, cementing itself as not only a vehicle to celebrate Black artistry, community and culture but also as a platform for political expression and a powerful force in the fight for social justice.

[07/28/20 - 10:49 AM]
"How It Feels to Be Free," New "American Masters" Documentary About Trailblazing Black Female Entertainers Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Diahann Carroll, Nina Simone, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier, Premieres Winter 2021 on PBS
The film, which is slated to premiere in early 2021 on PBS, features interviews and archival performances with all six women, as well as original conversations with contemporary artists influenced by them.

[07/28/20 - 10:48 AM]
PBS and WETA Announce New Documentary Series from Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., "The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song", to Air February 16 and 23, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. ET
Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Bishop Michael Curry, Cornel West, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Rev. Al Sharpton, Yolanda Adams, Rev. William Barber II, BeBe Winans and Bishop Vashti McKenzie are among those featured.

[07/28/20 - 10:47 AM]
New "PBS Kids Talk About: Race and Racism" Special to Debut on October 9
The show will feature kids and their parents talking about race and racial justice-related topics in an age-appropriate way.

[07/28/20 - 10:46 AM]
PBS and "PBS NewsHour" Announce Intimate Series with New York Times Bestselling Author Kelly Corrigan
The first episode will premiere on PBS stations nationwide on Monday, October 5.

[07/28/20 - 08:31 AM]
72nd Emmy Awards Complete Nominations List
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" tops all comedies with 20 nominations while "Ozark" and "Succession" lead the dramas with 18 each.

[07/28/20 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Titan Games" Top Demos
CBS however is the most-watched network with its all-repeat lineup.







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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.