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[10/01/20 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 1
Updates include: Netflix orders final season of "F Is for Family"; Apple's Cecily Strong-led musical comedy fill out cast; and Hillary Rodham Clinton to executive produce "The Woman's Hour" for The CW.

[10/01/20 - 03:01 PM]
Today in Hawkins - "Stranger Things" Returns to Filming
Netflix confirmed said development on its social media accounts.

[10/01/20 - 02:41 PM]
Some Very "Special" News - Season 2 Is in Production
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[10/01/20 - 01:31 PM]
All Seven Seasons of AMC's Decorated Drama "Mad Men" Available Commercial-Free on AMC+ Beginning Today
AMC+ also released the service's launch spot featuring the epic "carousel" pitch from Don Draper himself.

[10/01/20 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) to Offer the Premiere Episode of New Series "The Good Lord Bird" for Free
The premiere episode will be available for free online sampling, on streaming platforms and on demand beginning at midnight on Sunday, October 4.

[10/01/20 - 12:00 PM]
"Halloween Is Here" on HBO Max - New Spotlight Page Features Rotating Selection of Halloween Favorites Available to Stream Throughout October
HBO Max will boast over 140 curated movies and episodes, coming to over 300 hours of Halloween related programming on any given day to keep you entertained all month long.

[10/01/20 - 12:00 PM]
Netflix Rounds Out All-Star Cast of the "Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas" Anime Series
The spin-off series serves as a prequel to Zack Snyder's upcoming 2021 zombie action heist film "Army of the Dead."

[10/01/20 - 11:30 AM]
Demi Lovato, Sia and En Vogue to Take the Stage for Powerful Performances on the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" Live Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
As previously announced, the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" will also feature performances by Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, BTS, Luke Combs and Post Malone.

[10/01/20 - 11:19 AM]
Video: Official Trailer - Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2" on Amazon Prime Video
The special features performances by Bad Bunny, Ella Mai, Miguel, Mustard, Roddy Ricch, and Rosalia and a combination of models, actors and dancers.

[10/01/20 - 11:08 AM]
Chris Nee and Higher Ground Productions Announce Netflix Animated Series "Ada Twist," Scientist Based on Best-Selling Book Series
The series introduces Ada Twist, a young Black scientist who will explore helping people through scientific discovery, collaboration and friendship.

[10/01/20 - 11:02 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Hulu Original Film "Bad Hair" Premiering October 23
In this horror satire set in 1989, the film follows an ambitious young woman (Elle Lorraine) who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television.

[10/01/20 - 11:00 AM]
Grammy And Tony Award-Winning "Hamilton" Actress and Singer Renee Elise Goldsberry Set to Star in Peacock Comedy "Girls5eva" From Producer Tina Fey
Goldsberry will star alongside Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Emmy nominee and Broadway actress Sara Bareilles, who was previously announced.

[10/01/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC, PopSugar and YouTube TV Team Up for First-Ever Premiere Event for "The Bachelorette," Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Los Angeles
The exclusive drive-in experience in Los Angeles will offer 200 guests the opportunity to watch Clare begin her journey from the comfort of their cars, in advance of the televised West Coast airing later that evening.

[10/01/20 - 10:29 AM]
HBO's "537 Votes," Chronicling the Contested 2000 Presidential Election and the Political Operators Behind the Scenes in Miami, Debuts October 21
The film examines the events in the battleground state of Florida leading up to and after election day in November 2000, when a chaotic voter recount resulted in Texas Governor George W. Bush winning the presidency by a razor-thin margin.

[10/01/20 - 10:29 AM]
Adult Swim and Ben & Jerry's Run The Jewels Event Date Change to October 17th at Midnight
Due to a crew member's health scare that temporarily halted production, the broadcast for Run The Jewels' televised concert special Holy Calamavote has been pushed one week.

[10/01/20 - 10:01 AM]
truTV Scores a Slam Dunk With Series Order for "Double Cross with Blake Griffin"
Each week, Griffin conspires with people who are tired of being the victim to help them get some sweet revenge on their unsuspecting prankster - by pulling off the ultimate double cross.

[10/01/20 - 09:33 AM]
Video: The Stars of Lifetime Join Together for New "Stop Breast Cancer for Life" PSA
Partnering once again with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, this year's PSA features actresses across the network's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" holiday movie slate - Kelly Rowland, Vanessa Lachey, Melissa Joan Hart, Ali Stroker and Carly Hughes.

[10/01/20 - 09:30 AM]
Production Has Begun on Disney Junior's "Mickey Mouse Funhouse," A Whimsical Animated Series for Preschoolers Starring Mickey Mouse and His Pals, Slated to Debut in 2021
Slated to debut in 2021, the series introduces Funny, an enchanted talking playhouse who leads the Sensational Six on imaginative adventures.

[10/01/20 - 09:24 AM]
New CBS News Series "The FBI Declassified" Brings Viewers Inside the FBI's Real-Life Race Against the Clock Mission to Save a Young Boy Kidnapped and Held Hostage by a Gunman
Narrated by Alana De La Garza from CBS' drama series "FBI," the series will now premiere this Tuesday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/01/20 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Sixth Season of Hit Drama Series "Billions"
Season five will return with five new episodes in 2021, with season six to follow.

[10/01/20 - 09:01 AM]
Gretchen Carlson Returns to Television as "People (the TV Show!)" Special Contributor
Carlson will showcase everyday American heroes and continue People's mission of highlighting ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

[10/01/20 - 08:34 AM]
America Voted for "Favorite Couple" on the Season Two Finale of CBS' "Love Island"
The show, from ITV Entertainment, was filmed at Caesars Entertainment's boutique hotel, The Cromwell, in Las Vegas.

[10/01/20 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with NBA Finals
Game 1 leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX's "The Masked Singer" tops the charts in total viewers.

[10/01/20 - 08:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Keeps the Halloween Spirit Alive with Spooktacular Premieres All Month Long, Beginning Friday, Oct. 2
Viewers will be treated to hauntingly fun, all-new episodes of hit series, including "The Loud House," "The Casagrandes," "Blue's Clues & You!", and "It's Pony."

[10/01/20 - 08:01 AM]
Home Reno Experts Dave and Jenny Marrs Give Dated Arkansas Homes a Facelift in New Season of HGTV's "Fixer to Fabulous"
The series returns for the first of 13 new episodes on Tuesday, October 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/01/20 - 07:12 AM]
Voting for the 2020 "E! People's Choice Awards" Opens Today Honoring Fan Favorites Across 44 Categories in Movies, Television, Music, and Pop Culture
In each of the 44 categories, fans worldwide can choose from eight nominees representing movies, television, music and pop culture.

[10/01/20 - 07:08 AM]
Bounce Adds "Greenleaf" & "Everybody Hates Chris"
Plus: "Greenleaf" co-star Gregory Alan Williams is joining the cast of the network's hit drama "Saints & Sinners" for its fifth season, premiering in 2021.

[10/01/20 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Sacha Baron Cohen is back in a new film, premiering October 23 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

[09/30/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 30
Updates include: Netflix takes stab at "Conan" TV series; UMC commissions three new reality series; and Iman Vellani to lead "Ms. Marvel" at Disney+.

[09/30/20 - 04:02 PM]
Netflix Releases First Look at Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"
The film, based on the acclaimed play by August Wilson and directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, premieres December 18.

[09/30/20 - 11:53 AM]
Acorn TV's Original Irish Drama Series "The South Westerlies" Makes Exclusive Worldwide Premiere on Monday, November 9
The lighthearted six-part series follows a single working mom and environmental consultant in Dublin keen on earning a highly-prized job promotion.

[09/30/20 - 11:10 AM]
Jennifer Lopez to Receive "The People's Icon of 2020" Award at the "E! People's Choice Awards" on November 15
"Jennifer Lopez has an unmatched global appeal and for more than two decades, has given us some of the most iconic, unforgettable performances of all time," said Jen Neal.

[09/30/20 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Social Distance" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Set in the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the eight-part anthology series showcases the power of the human spirit in the face of uncertainty and isolation.

[09/30/20 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Renews Its Hit Alternative Series "The Wall" for Fourth Season
Chris Hardwick will return as host for the 20-episode season.

[09/30/20 - 10:40 AM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Resumes Season Five Production in New Orleans; Series to Return to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in 2021
Creator Ava DuVernay decided to completely revamp the season to address the very real issues our country is facing through the lens of the beloved Bordelon family and the fictional community of St. Josephine.

[09/30/20 - 10:29 AM]
HBO Special Event "Between the World and Me" Debuts November 21
Mahershala Ali, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Angela Davis, Tip "T.I." Harris, Mimi Jones, Ledisi, Greg Alverez Reid, Nate Smith and Olivia Washington will round out the previously announced cast.

[09/30/20 - 09:35 AM]
Drew and Jonathan Scott Return with Fresh Episodes of "Property Brothers: Forever Home" Wednesday, October 28, at 9 PM ET/PT
This season, the brothers help a family with four newly adopted children customize their home and a couple who want to continue their love story in the house where it began as high school sweethearts.

[09/30/20 - 09:17 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Ratings Highlights for Sept. 21-25
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.

[09/30/20 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos on Debate Night
The Alphabet got a boost from a special "20/20" to open the evening.

[09/30/20 - 08:04 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Is the Week's No. 1 Syndicated Talk Show
Disney Media Networks spins the numbers for the week of September 14.

[09/30/20 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "His House" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.

[09/30/20 - 07:25 AM]
BLACKPINK Kicks Off New YouTube Originals Music Show "Released" Launching October 1 at 11:45 PM ET
The 16-episode series will feature the world's biggest artists and highlight music moments from the week, all leading up to one exclusive video premiere that artists and fans experience together only on YouTube, the largest platform and destination for music consumption.

[09/30/20 - 07:20 AM]
Video: "Someone Has to Die" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In conservative 1950s Spain, the alleged relationship between a young man and a Mexican ballerino creates an uproar of harrowing consequences.

[09/30/20 - 06:56 AM]
NBC Reveals Cast for the New Comedy "Young Rock"
The show will explore the crazy rollercoaster that has shaped Dwayne Johnson into the man he is today and the larger-than-life characters he's met along the way.

[09/30/20 - 06:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer and Poster Art for New Documentary "Belushi"
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary will screen at Cannes Classics 2020, the Chicago Film Festival and AFI Fest ahead of its premiere on Sunday, November 22.

[09/29/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 29
Updates include: FOX opens writers' room for drama "Our Kind of People"; NBC's "Chicago Med" shuts down after positive COVID-19 test; and various Vancouver TV series suspend filming over testing delays.

[09/29/20 - 02:30 PM]
Meet the 31 Bachelors Who Are Out to Capture Clare Crawley's Heart This Season on "The Bachelorette"
The 16th edition of "The Bachelorette" premieres on Tuesday, October 13.

[09/29/20 - 02:13 PM]
ABC Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Broadcast Network in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/20 - 11:59 AM]
ABC Ranks as Thursday's Most-Watched Broadcast Network
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 24.

[09/29/20 - 11:30 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Opens as Week's No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.







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[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Leads Total Viewers
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[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
NBC Set Premiere Dates for Its Two Upcoming Comedies "Young Rock" and "Kenan"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, February 16 in place of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," which will return in the spring.

[01/15/21 - 12:50 PM]
BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021
Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.

[01/15/21 - 12:12 PM]
Video: "A Closer Look with Brian McKnight" - Official Trailer - ALLBLK
The show's latest installment bows Thursday, January 21 on the streaming service.

[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19
At 8:00 p.m. EST ABC News presents a primetime program, "The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. - An ABC News Special," that will provide reporting on and analysis of the historic moments from the day.

[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
Discovery Documents the Cutting-Edge Science Behind Creating a Vaccine to Conquer COVID-19
"The Vaccine: Conquering Covid" premiering Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM PT/ET on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Partners with Renowned Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Bring Three of His Bestselling Books to Life Onscreen
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America," "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You," and "Antiracist Baby" are the featured projects.

[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
"Selena: The Series" Captivates Fans Ahead of Anticipated Finale on May 14
25 million households around the world sang "Como la flor" along with part one in the first four weeks after it premiered in December.

[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
"Crikey! It's the Irwins" Returns with a New Season of Reopenings, Rescues, Newborn Wildlife and Exciting News About the Future Generation of the Irwin Family on Discovery+ Feb. 7
A sneak peek of the premiere episode will air on Animal Planet directly out of "Puppy Bowl XVII" on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 5 PM ET/PT.

[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2021" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Feb. 3 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can watch and vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercial from the past 20 years at https://www.cbs.com/SBGC.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns February 14
The series has received a staggering 20 Emmys(R) since its premiere in 2014.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Season One of "Flack" Available Now
All six episodes of the first season will premiere on Prime Video January 22 while season two will premiere at a later date in 2021.

[01/15/21 - 09:07 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Guest Stars for Season Four of "No Activity"
Louie Anderson, Kevin Bacon, Jillian Bell, D'Arcy Carden, Rob Delaney, Elle Fanning, Will Forte, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Udo Kier, Lamorne Morris, Oscar Nuñez, Hannah Simone, June Squibb and Samara Weaving are all on tap.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
"Drawn to Change" Featuring 12-Year-Old Activist Yolanda Renee King, Premieres Jan. 16 in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The episode highlights her goals to continue with her grandfather's legacy, as well as her work in activism and climate change.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Unveils Out of This World Trailer for Season Two of Epic Space Drama "For All Mankind"
The first episode of the 10-episode second season will debut globally on Friday, February 19, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday, exclusively on Apple TV+.