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[08/06/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 6
Updates include: Bobby Cannavale to round out cast of Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers"; Valerie Mahaffey tapped for ABC's "Big Sky"; and FOX's "I Can See Your Voice" resumes production.

[08/06/20 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Aggretsuko" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Retsuko's rage rises another octave when she finds herself moonlighting with an underground idol group to pay off her debts.

[08/06/20 - 03:10 PM]
Kwame Patterson and Arlen Escarpeta Join the Cast of OWN's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man," From Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney
Patterson and Escarpeta join returning series regulars Akili McDowell, Alana Arenas, Travis Coles and Cayden K. Williams for season two.

[08/06/20 - 01:15 PM]
Video: OWN and SeeHer Host Groundbreaking Conversation "Reflecting Black Women in 2020 and Beyond" August 6
Panelists include Paul Garnes, Dee Harris-Lawrence, Tina Lifford and Kym Whitley.

[08/06/20 - 12:36 PM]
Video: "The Proud Family" Cast and Creative Team Reunited for NAACP's Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival
The panel was moderated by Keke Palmer, who announced that she will be joining the cast of Disney+'s upcoming series "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder."

[08/06/20 - 12:08 PM]
Coming-of-Age Family Film "Desert Dolphin" Skates to Netflix
Prerna, a teenager growing up in rural India, comes of age when she's introduced to the sport of skateboarding.

[08/06/20 - 12:02 PM]
BYUtv Brings Back "All-Round Champion" for Season 2
The inspirational unscripted series, co-produced by BYUtv and marblemedia, assembles ten of North America's most decorated young winter athletes to compete in the ultimate winter sports competition.

[08/06/20 - 12:01 PM]
BYUtv Schedules Robust Slate of Fall Premieres
"Due to extensive planning and fortuitous circumstances, BYUtv is able to offer a full slate of premieres early in the fall despite this year's challenges," said Michael Dunn.

[08/06/20 - 11:59 AM]
HBO Sports to Premiere Documentary Film "Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth," Chronicling Craig Carton's Double Life and Downfall October 7
The film reveals how the radio host's secret insatiable gambling addiction, financed by an illicit ticket-broking business, brought his career to a sudden halt when he was arrested by FBI agents and charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and securities fraud.

[08/06/20 - 11:59 AM]
As the Clock Ticks Towards Winter, Seven Strangers Leave the Comforts of Home to Try and Build a Self-Sustaining Alaskan Community in Discovery Series "100 Days Wild"
Discovery's new series spotlights a new generation who leave their homes and every creature comfort behind as they set out to take on a vast expanse of Alaska.

[08/06/20 - 11:24 AM]
Amazon Studios Announces New First Look Deal with Grammy Award-Winning Artist Lizzo
"I'm so excited to partner with the amazing team at Amazon," said Lizzo. "Thank you to Jen Salke and the rest of the team for making this dream come true. I can't wait to get started and share my vision with the world."

[08/06/20 - 11:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights "A League of Their Own" Series from Sony Pictures Television
The new hour-long series comes from executive producers and co-creators Abbi Jacobson, who also stars, and Will Graham.

[08/06/20 - 10:33 AM]
Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn and Her Dog Lucy Host New Unscripted Series "The Pack" For Amazon Prime Video
Filmed earlier this year, the series will premiere later in 2020 on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories.

[08/06/20 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Limited Series "The Undoing" Debuts October 25
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star in the project, which was originally set to premiere back in May.

[08/06/20 - 09:31 AM]
Josh Gates to Host Special Shark-Themed Episodes of Hit Virtual Talk-Show "Josh Gates Tonight" During Shark Week 2020 on Discovery Channel
Look for five nights of special shark-themed episodes airing Sunday, August 9 - Thursday, August 13.

[08/06/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Hoops" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The original animated comedy series starring Jake Johnson premieres August 21.

[08/06/20 - 09:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces Reorganization of Television and Streaming Businesses
As part of the reorganization, Paul Telegdy, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, is leaving the company.

[08/06/20 - 08:38 AM]
Stars of HGTV Mega Hit "Renovation Island" Share How They Started and Built a Successful Business in New Series "Renovation, Inc."
More than 18.5 million HGTV fans have tuned in to watch home renovation experts Bryan and Sarah Baeumler in the breakout hit series "Renovation Island" where their family embarked on an epic adventure to restore a massive, rundown beachfront resort in The Bahamas.

[08/06/20 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Returns on Top for CBS
The Eye pulls in front among both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/06/20 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "John Was Trying to Contact Aliens" - Official Trailer - Netflix
John Shepherd spent 30 years trying to contact extraterrestrials by broadcasting music millions of miles into space.

[08/06/20 - 07:05 AM]
YouTube Originals Documentary "Life in a Day 2020" Receives Over 300,000 Global Submissions
The final film will be composed entirely of selected contributions from participants, and aims to showcase just how extraordinary life can be on an ordinary day.

[08/06/20 - 06:32 AM]
"MTV's Ghosted: Love Gone Missing" Returns with First-Ever Virtual Episodes on Wednesday, September 2nd at 9PM ET/PT
In a fully self-shot season, ghostbusting co-hosts Rachel Lindsay and Travis Mills put their internet sleuthing skills to test as they work remotely to help individuals track down their ghosts and finally get the closure that they need.

[08/06/20 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "I'm Thinking of Ending Things" - A Film by Charlie Kaufman - Official Trailer - Netflix
Jessie Buckley, Jesse Plemons, Toni Collette and David Thewlis star in the adaptation of Iain Reid's acclaimed novel, due on September 4.

[08/06/20 - 04:00 AM]
Sundance Now and Acorn TV Acquire New Zealand Drama Series "One Lane Bridge"
The six-episode series will make its U.S. and Canadian premiere on Thursday, September 17 with weekly episodes.

[08/05/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 5
Updates include: Hulu's "High Fidelity," Freeform's "Siren" among wave of cancellations; NBC's "Connecting" casts quintet; and Disney Channel orders third season of "T.O.T.S."

[08/05/20 - 01:34 PM]
truTV Renews Top-Rated Comedy "Tacoma FD" for Season Three
To date, "Tacoma FD" Season 2 has reached 11 million viewers.

[08/05/20 - 01:32 PM]
truTV's Success with "Impractical Jokers" Franchise Strengthens Across Platforms
In addition to resuming production on "Impractical Jokers" Season 9, the company has ordered a third season of TBS's "The Misery Index" and 10 additional episodes of truTV's "Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party."

[08/05/20 - 01:29 PM]
WarnerMedia Announces Series Order for Heart-Pounding, Beloved Game Show "The Cube," Executive Produced and Hosted by NBA Legend Dwyane Wade
The show features pairs of contestants who must demonstrate skill, nerve and determination by braving The Cube, where they attempt seemingly simple physical tasks within the nerve-wracking confines of a glass box in the hope of winning a major cash prize.

[08/05/20 - 11:31 AM]
Selena Gomez's Cooking Show "Selena + Chef" to Stream on HBO Max Beginning August 13th
The world-renowned chefs featured during the season includes Angelo Sosa, Antonia Lofaso, Candice Kumai, Daniel Holzman, Jon & Vinny, Ludo Lefebvre, Nancy Silverton, Nyesha Arrington, Roy Choi, and Tonya Holland.

[08/05/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Ridley Scott's "Raised by Wolves"
The highly-anticipated series premiere will debut on Thursday, September 3 on HBO Max.

[08/05/20 - 10:11 AM]
Video: "Demarcus Family Rules" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus and ex-beauty queen Allison DeMarcus write their own rules for juggling music, family and fun in this reality show.

[08/05/20 - 09:49 AM]
TLC Debuts New Seasons of Fan-Favorite Medical Series with "Dr. Pimple Popper: Before the Pop" and "My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps" Coming This Fall
Look for both series on Thursday nights beginning this September.

[08/05/20 - 09:38 AM]
Video: "Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against The Universe" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Get ready for a mission that's out of this world!

[08/05/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "About Face" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley gets up-close-and-personal with beauty icons and moguls.

[08/05/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Coastal Elites" Debuts September 12, Exclusively on HBO
Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson and Issa Rae star in this special presentation that explores our current world of deeply divided politics and the universal pursuit of human connection.

[08/05/20 - 08:34 AM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Shark Week 2020 with Jawsome Partnerships
Television's longest-running and most anticipated summer event returns with bigger sharks and bigger breaches on Sunday, August 9 and continues through Sunday, August 16.

[08/05/20 - 08:31 AM]
HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries for Second Half Of 2020
Said lineup includes the previously announced series "The Vow," premiering Sunday, August 23.

[08/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
HBO Documentary Films in Production on a Two-Part Documentary "Seen & Heard," Exploring and Celebrating Black Television and Voices in Entertainment
The documentary will offer cultural commentary about representation in black storytelling and feature interviews with actors, showrunners, writers, celebrities and other notable influencers as well as verité-driven segments and inventive use of archival material.

[08/05/20 - 08:29 AM]
HBO Documentary Films and the Duplass Brothers in Production on "The Lady and the Dale," A Series Uncovering an Explosive Auto Scam
The project traces the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis.

[08/05/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Special Tops Charts for NBC
The show's 15th anniversary special leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/05/20 - 07:08 AM]
Video: "The Sleepover" - You Think You Know Your Parents? - Official Trailer - Netflix
During a fun weekend sleepover with their best friends, two siblings discover that their seemingly normal stay-at-home mom Margot (Malin Akerman) is actually a former high-end thief in the witness protection program.

[08/05/20 - 07:06 AM]
ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Group Lands Marvel and Former Fox Animation Exec Grant Gish as Head of Adult Animation Unit
"I grew up on MTV's Animation Studios content where I'd run home from school to watch Beavis and Butt-Head eating pretzels on my couch," said Gish.

[08/05/20 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Premiere Date for Season Two of "Love Island"
The season will kick off with a two-hour premiere Monday, August 24 and subsequent episodes will air nightly, including a two-hour episode each Saturday.

[08/05/20 - 05:50 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights Reimagined "The Ren & Stimpy Show"
"I want to thank our partners at Nick Animation as we re-imagine these iconic characters with a new creative team," said Nina L. Diaz.

[08/04/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 4
Updates include: Sony plots "Who's the Boss?" sequel series; Miramax to bring "Mimic" to the small screen; and "S.W.A.T." kicks off production on new season.

[08/04/20 - 04:45 PM]
The CW Drops "Taskmaster" in Favor of "Supernatural" Repeats
The series bowed on the network this past Sunday alongside "Fridge Wars."

[08/04/20 - 02:46 PM]
"Space Launch Live: Splashdown" Multiplatform Event Skyrockets to #1 in the Ratings for Discovery
Discovery Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/04/20 - 12:34 PM]
The CW Network to Air "Women in Film Presents: Make It Work!" - A Variety Show to Benefit the WIF Hire Her Back Campaign
The one-hour special will air on The CW Network on Wednesday, August 26 and then move to The CW digital platforms, CWTV.COM and The CW App.

[08/04/20 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Mapleworth Murders" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Paula Pell and John Lutz star in the series, which features appearances by Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, D'Arcy Carden, Tim Meadows, Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, Pam Murphy, Ben Warheit, Annie Mumolo, Ike Barinholtz, Marry Holland, James Anderson and Drew Tarver.

[08/04/20 - 11:14 AM]
Amy Adams to Star in and Executive Produce "Kings of America," A Limited Series for Netflix
The project revolves around three women whose lives were intertwined: a Walmart heiress, a maverick executive, and a Walmart saleswoman who dared to fight the retail giant in the biggest class action lawsuit in U.S. history.







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[10/22/20 - 01:21 PM]
The ID Films Premiere of "The Witmans" Explores the Harsh Realities of the United States Sentencing Its Children to Life Without Parole
Look for the two-hour event Tuesday, December 1 at 9:00/8:00c on Investigation Discovery.

[10/22/20 - 12:00 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer and Poster Art for New Docu-Series "The Reagans"
The four-part series contextualizes the legacy of Ronald and Nancy a generation later while exploring the palace intrigue of the Reagan White House years.

[10/22/20 - 10:47 AM]
Video: "Voices of Fire" - Official Teaser - Netflix
The series, from executive producer Pharrell Williams, launches November 20.

[10/22/20 - 10:30 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - November 2020
New additions include "12 Dates of Christmas," "Full Bloom," "I Hate Suzie," "Valley of Tears" and "Veneno"; plus the HBO Max bows of "Titans" and "Young Justice" (both on November 1).

[10/22/20 - 10:06 AM]
TBS Orders New Season of Top-Rated Comedy Anthology Series "Miracle Workers"
The network has tapped Dan Mirk and Robert Padnick to serve as showrunners for the newest installment.

[10/22/20 - 10:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Extends Its Unprecedented Run with Consecutive Shows During Its 46th Season
In addition to the previously announced five shows in a row (October 3 through October 31), there will now be an additional sixth original "SNL" on November 7.

[10/22/20 - 09:32 AM]
Video: "Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square" Starring Christine Baranski - Official Trailer - Netflix
The musical also features Treat Williams, Jeanine Mason, Josh Segarra, Mary Lane Haskell, and many more talented folks.

[10/22/20 - 09:30 AM]
Lifetime Joins the 94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) with Holiday-Themed Inaugural Float
The festive float inspired by the network's popular "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" holiday movie event, featuring 30 new movies premiering through Christmas.

[10/22/20 - 09:18 AM]
Video: Official Hulu Trailer - "Run"
There's something unnatural, even sinister about the relationship between Chloe (newcomer Kiera Allen) and her mom, Diane (Sarah Paulson).

[10/22/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Announces Premiere Date for "Your Honor" and Debuts Second Trailer
The 10-episode legal thriller stars 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.

[10/22/20 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, World Series Stay on Top
Coverage of Game 2 holds off the competition in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/22/20 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "The Liberator" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A diverse, deeply brave crew of ragtag soldiers become some of the most heroic fighters of the European invasion in World War II.

[10/22/20 - 08:00 AM]
Country Music Legend Charley Pride to Receive the 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at "The 54th Annual CMA Awards"
Previous recipients of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award include Willie Nelson (2012), Kenny Rogers (2013), Johnny Cash (2015), Dolly Parton (2016) and Kris Kristofferson (2019).

[10/22/20 - 07:23 AM]
VH1's Tiffany "New York" Pollard Returns for "I Love New York: Reunited" Hosted by Vivica A. Fox Airing Monday, November 23rd at 8:00pm ET/PT
Plus: look for "Hollywood Exes: Reunited" on Tuesday, November 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/22/20 - 07:16 AM]
Video: "The Prom" - Official Teaser Trailer - Netflix
Directed by Ryan Murphy, "The Prom" is the spectacular, big-hearted film adaptation of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical.