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[08/12/20 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 12
Updates include: "Avatar: The Last Airbender" co-creators bow out of Netflix adaptation; "For Life's" Hank Steinberg inks overall deal with Sony; and Peacock eyes TV take of Fonda Lee's "Jade City."

[08/12/20 - 02:20 PM]
UCP Announces First Development Project with Seth MacFarlane's Fuzzy Door: "The Winds of War" (Working Title)
The limited series is based on the acclaimed American War novels "The Winds of War" and "War and Remembrance" by Pulitzer Prize winner Herman Wouk.

[08/12/20 - 02:02 PM]
Season 12 of NBC's Four-Time Emmy Award-Nominated Athletic Competition Series "American Ninja Warrior" Will Premiere Monday, Sept. 7
Production for the eight-episode series took place in St. Louis at the Dome at America's Center.

[08/12/20 - 01:46 PM]
Video: "HA Comedy Festival: The Art of Comedy" Trailer - HBO Max
This special features Gina Brillon, David del Rosario, Carmen Lynch, Monique Marvez, Pedro Salinas, Jesus Trejo, Mark Viera as well as special appearances from Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria and Danny Trejo.

[08/12/20 - 12:05 PM]
CBS Television Studios Teams with 21CP Solutions to Advise Its Police and Legal Dramas
The group of advisers will be comprised of former senior law enforcement officials, civil rights scholars, lawyers, academics, and community thought leaders in police reform and public safety.

[08/12/20 - 11:45 AM]
Hit Canadian Drama "Transplant" Begins Its Stateside Campaign and Sets NBC Debut for Tuesday, Sept. 1
The 13-episode series centers on Dr. Bashir "Bash" Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who fled his country with his younger sister, Amira.

[08/12/20 - 11:09 AM]
Video: "Million Dollar Beach House" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the swanky, exclusive Hamptons in New York, the driven real estate agents of Nest Seekers chase multimillion-dollar deals and court drama.

[08/12/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Pure" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Starring Charlie Clive, Kirstie Swain's brilliantly funny, emotive series is based on Rose Cartwright's acclaimed biography.

[08/12/20 - 10:26 AM]
Disney+ to Premiere "Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom" from National Geographic on September 25
Narrated by Josh Gad, the eight-episode docu-series is the ultimate tribute to the parks' magnificent array of more than 300 species and 5,000-plus animals and the herculean tasks their animal care experts undertake to keep things running day and night.

[08/12/20 - 10:01 AM]
"The Goes Wrong Show" Debuts on Amazon Prime Video on August 15
The series, licensed by Lionsgate, is inspired by Mischief's award winning Broadway and West End stage production, The Play That Goes Wrong.

[08/12/20 - 10:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Greenlights "Harriet the Spy," Starring Golden Globe Nominee Beanie Feldstein and Emmy Award Winner Jane Lynch
The series order marks the first animated adaptation of the iconic children's novel that chronicles the coming-of-age adventures of the irrepressible Harriet M. Welsch.

[08/12/20 - 09:48 AM]
Peacock Gives Series Order to Young Adult Mystery Drama "One of Us Is Lying"
Darío Madrona will serve as showrunner and executive producer.

[08/12/20 - 09:30 AM]
Netflix Announces "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine," A New Comedy Special Set to Premiere Fall 2020
The special will be directed by Natasha Lyonne with Maya Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens and Lyonne executive producing through their production company Animal Pictures in addition to Cooper and Paula Pell.

[08/12/20 - 09:20 AM]
Look Up! "David Blaine Ascension" Global Livestream Event Lifting Off Soon on YouTube
The multi-hour livestream event, weather permitting, will broadcast live on Monday, August 31 on David Blaine's YouTube Channel.

[08/12/20 - 09:02 AM]
Social Media Sensation The Tiny Chef Heads to Nickelodeon in Brand-New Series from Imagine Kids+Family
"The Tiny Chef Show" (working title) will follow the talented chef as he whips up tasty "weshipees" and the world's tiniest plant-based dishes from his tree-stump home.

[08/12/20 - 09:02 AM]
"The Doctors" Reveals New Format and Host, Dr. Ian Smith, for Season 13
The new season will launch the theme "Take Your Power Back," designed to empower viewers to break through the fear and uncertainty of current times.

[08/12/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for WarnerMax Feature Film "Unpregnant"
Haley Lu Richardson and Barbie Ferreira star in the film, from director Rachel Lee Goldenberg.

[08/12/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: No Stopping NBC, "America's Got Talent"
The network remains on top in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/12/20 - 08:00 AM]
Machines Gone Wild: New Science Channel Specials Spotlight the Dark Side of Everyday Engineering Marvels
Look for "When Elevators Attack" tonight at 9:00/8:00c followed by "Eaten by an Escalator" next Wednesday, August 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/12/20 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Renews Competition Series "Tough as Nails" for a Second Season
The series is created by Emmy Award-winning producer Phil Keoghan and his producing partner Louise Keoghan, who are also executive producers.

[08/12/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO and Sky Partner with SISTER for Sian Robins-Grace and Lucy Gaymer's Darkly Comic Horror Series "The Baby"
The project is a funny, raw examination of motherhood as an institution: a set of unspoken rules that affect women differently depending on how they're viewed by society. If you're not scared by that, you should be.

[08/12/20 - 06:20 AM]
TLC Sets Fall Premiere Dates for Returning Fan-Favorite Series Following Record-Breaking Summer
"Little People, Big World," "Sweet Home Sextuplets" and "My Big Fat Fabulous Life" are all due back for new episodes.

[08/12/20 - 03:08 AM]
Video: "Freaks - You're One of Us" - Official Trailer - Netflix
What if for your entire life you had superpowers you weren't aware of?

[08/11/20 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 11
Updates include: Maggie Elizabeth Jones to "B Positive" for CBS; Will Smith to executive produce dramatic take on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"; and Kal Penn to host unscripted comedy series at Freeform.

[08/11/20 - 06:07 PM]
Netflix Confirms Production of "Undercover" (Working Title) Directed by Kim Jin-min of "Extracurricular"
In the series, a mobster's daughter named Ji-u joins a cartel and becomes a mole in the police force to seek the truth behind her father's death.

[08/11/20 - 10:37 AM]
Court TV to Premiere New Original True-Crime Series "Judgment with Ashleigh Banfield" in September
The series will be seen Sunday nights at 8:00/7:00c with the premiere set for September 13.

[08/11/20 - 10:34 AM]
Court TV to Cover Trials Involving George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Robert Durst, R. Kelly & More in Months Ahead
"Given the current news climate in our country at the moment, there are trials ahead that represent some of the biggest, most critical and relevant cases we've seen in modern history," commented Scott Tufts.

[08/11/20 - 10:31 AM]
Bounce Announces 2020-21 Slate of Bold New Originals from Top Names in Entertainment
Bounce will debut two new original comedies looking - and laughing - at single life from both the male and female perspective.

[08/11/20 - 09:09 AM]
Hulu Acquires Domestic Rights to Aneesh Chaganty's Thriller "Run" from Lionsgate
The film stars Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Sarah Paulson and introduces newcomer Kiera Allen.

[08/11/20 - 09:01 AM]
Apple TV+ to Premiere Highly Anticipated Espionage Thriller "Tehran" Globally on Friday, September 25
The eight-episode series will premiere with the first three episodes, followed by new episodes weekly, every Friday.

[08/11/20 - 08:22 AM]
Katherine Ryan Is Cool Mom Goals in "The Duchess" Premiering September 11
The Netflix comedy series is written, created, and executive produced by Ryan.

[08/11/20 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Titan Games" Wraps Season on Top in Demos
NBC is the network to beat among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/11/20 - 08:00 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Series "$50K Three Ways" (WT) Starring Popular Interior Designer Tiffany Brooks
The Chicago-based series stars Tiffany as she presents homeowners with three wildly different design plans for three completely different spaces within their homes and helps them choose which proposal works best for their family.

[08/11/20 - 04:01 AM]
Peacock to Become Exclusive Live Streaming Home of "PFT Live with Mike Florio"
"The good news is PFT Live will be on Peacock. The better news is that you'll be able to watch PFT Live for free. The best news is you're guaranteed to get your money's worth," said Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk creator and host.

[08/10/20 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 10
Updates include: Hulu makes unaired "Black-ish" episode available; William Petersen, Jorja Fox in talks to lead "CSI" sequel series; and Adria Arjona joins Diego Luna-led "Star Wars" TV project.

[08/10/20 - 03:17 PM]
"Young Wallander" Premieres September 3 - Uncover the Case That Started It All
Adam Pålsson stars as Henning Mankell's literary hero.

[08/10/20 - 03:17 PM]
Trinity Whiteside and Crystal Hayslett Upped to Series Regulars of the BET Original Hit Series "Tyler Perry's Sistas"
Plus: Chris Warren joins as a recurring cast member.

[08/10/20 - 03:10 PM]
Kelly Clarkson to Serve as Guest Judge on This Tuesday and Wednesday's Live Telecasts of "America's Got Talent"
She will fill in for Simon Cowell and will join fellow judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara.

[08/10/20 - 02:01 PM]
"NightGowns" Officially Renewed for a Second Season by Quibi
Sasha Velour's series will be back for a sophomore run.

[08/10/20 - 01:01 PM]
There Can Only Be One "Taskmaster" - Stream Free Now on CW Seed
All 10 episodes from the U.K. import are now available on the network's streaming service.

[08/10/20 - 12:43 PM]
OWN Says Farewell to Hit Megachurch Drama "Greenleaf" with Post-Finale Special
The special will feature "Greenleaf" cast including Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, and Deborah Joy Winans sharing favorite moments from the past five seasons and answering questions from the devoted fans.

[08/10/20 - 11:45 AM]
MotorTrend TV Renews Three Most Watched Series - "Bitchin' Rides," "Iron Resurrection" and "Texas Metal"
Season five of "Iron Resurrection" and season four of "Texas Metal" will premiere in 2021 with season seven of "Bitchin' Rides" scheduled to premiere this fall on MotorTrend TV.

[08/10/20 - 11:39 AM]
NBC Sports Announces NHL 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Schedule
Beginning tomorrow, August 11, through Monday, August 17, NBC Sports will present at least 30 games, including many weekday afternoon games, totaling more than 10 hours of daily coverage of the Stanley Cup First Round.

[08/10/20 - 11:21 AM]
Video: "Saved by the Bell" - Official Teaser 2 - Peacock
When California governor Zack Morris gets into hot water for closing too many low-income high schools, he proposes they send the affected students to the highest performing schools in the state - including Bayside High.

[08/10/20 - 11:01 AM]
"The Dan Patrick Show" to Stream Exclusively on Peacock
Starting August 24, Emmy Award-winning, multiplatform host Dan Patrick will be live on Peacock each weekday from 9:00 a.m. to noon ET.

[08/10/20 - 10:51 AM]
Video: "A.P. Bio" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Peacock
Season 3 of "AP Bio" is streaming September 3, only on Peacock.

[08/10/20 - 10:39 AM]
Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. to Develop "Paper Gods" for ABC
Nia Long will star in and executive produce the project, which is based off Goldie Taylor's novel of the same name.

[08/10/20 - 10:35 AM]
Disney Television Studios Will Rebrand Its Three Iconic Studios with New Names, Logos and "Motion End Cards," Starting This Fall
ABC Studios and its subsidiary ABC Signature will merge into one studio entitled ABC Signature; Fox 21 Television Studios will be renamed Touchstone Television; and 20th Century Fox Television will become 20th Television.

[08/10/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Find Me in Paris" - Season 3 Trailer (Official) - A Hulu Original
The new season premieres August 21, only on Hulu.

[08/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
Award-Winning Director and Producer Ben Hibon to Direct Nickelodeon's Animated Series, "Star Trek: Prodigy"
The CG-animated series, which expands the Star Trek Universe, follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning and salvation.







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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.