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[10/14/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 14
Updates include: Amazon greenlights "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; Spectrum pulls the plug on "LA's Finest"; and Showtime nixes "The President Is Missing" pilot.

[10/14/20 - 02:05 PM]
Video: New "For Life" Key Art and Season 2 Trailer Revealed
As previously announced, the series returns Wednesday, November 18 on ABC.

[10/14/20 - 01:57 PM]
Disney Celebrates the Return of Frozen Fan Fest with the Announcement of First-Ever Frozen Virtual Playdate
This year, the highlight of Frozen Fan Fest will be an engaging Virtual Playdate hosted by chef, two-time New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur, television host and producer, Ayesha Curry, that will air on October 18.

[10/14/20 - 01:00 PM]
"Dexter" Returns to Showtime - Network Picks Up New Limited Series Starring Golden Globe Winner Michael C. Hall
The new limited series is set to begin production in early 2021, with a tentative premiere date in the fall of 2021.

[10/14/20 - 12:35 PM]
Bravo Media Presents "Race in America: Our Vote Counts" Premiering Sunday, November 1, at 10PM ET/PT
Host Nina Parker returns to the roundtable with celebs from across the NBC broadcast and cable entertainment networks for an open dialogue on the power of the black vote on both a local and national level.

[10/14/20 - 12:04 PM]
HBO Max Announces Lead Cast for New Mindy Kaling Comedy "The Sex Lives of College Girls"
Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp, and Alyah Chanelle Scott star as four roommates randomly assigned to a dorm at Essex College, a prestigious New England university.

[10/14/20 - 11:30 AM]
Food Network Celebrates the Season with Eight Weeks of Holiday Programming Including New and Returning Series, Specials, and Stunts
"Candy Land," "Christmas Cookie Challenge," "Holiday Baking Championship," and "Holiday Wars" are among the featured titles.

[10/14/20 - 11:01 AM]
MotorTrend's "NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure" Gives Viewers an Exclusive, In-Depth Look at This Year's Extraordinary NASCAR Season
Beginning with a dramatic start at the DAYTONA 500 in February, drivers, teams and owners made history by being the first major American sport to safely return from the COVID-19 global pandemic shutdown.

[10/14/20 - 11:00 AM]
"Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, to Conclude with Its Ninth and Final Season, Beginning This January on FOX
Additional information on the upcoming final season, including its premiere date, will be announced at a later time.

[10/14/20 - 10:23 AM]
Video: OWN Reveals First Look at "Behind Every Man" Featuring Powerful Women Behind the Famous Men in Their Lives Premiering Saturday, November 7
Each episode of the new series will shine a spotlight on the strong Black women behind famous men we look up to and admire, focusing on the passions, struggles and sacrifices the women have made to support the men they love.

[10/14/20 - 10:05 AM]
Creative Competition Series "Craftopia" Gets Second Season Pick-Up Featuring Adult Contestants
Additionally, HBO Max will launch four festive holiday-themed special episodes featuring the most impressive kid crafters in the country.

[10/14/20 - 10:01 AM]
Ava DuVernay to Write, Direct and Produce Film Adaption of New York Times Best Seller "Caste" for Netflix
Through a multiple-story structure, the project examines the unspoken system that has shaped America and chronicles how our lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions dating back generations.

[10/14/20 - 10:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Says Goodbye and Good Riddance to 2020 with New Comedy Special "Yearly Departed" Hosted by Phoebe Robinson
The project is a series of eulogies for the year 2020, where a lineup of all-women comedians will deliver everything from casual sex to beige Band-Aids and everything in between that we've "lost" in 2020.

[10/14/20 - 09:31 AM]
BET+ Picks up New Scripted Comedy "Ms. Pat" from Award-winning Producers Brian Grazer and Lee Daniels
The 10-episode multi-camera sitcom will tell the story of a former convicted felon turned suburban mom (Ms. Pat), whose hustle and resilient spirit was forged on the streets of Atlanta.

[10/14/20 - 09:11 AM]
Disney+ to Premiere Documentary Special "The Real Right Stuff," from National Geographic, on Friday, Nov. 20
The two-hour documentary, from National Geographic, complements the Disney+ original scripted series "The Right Stuff" which will premiere its season finale on the same day.

[10/14/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Upcoming Documentary "Bad Hombres"
The film premieres this Friday, October 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/14/20 - 09:01 AM]
Animator/Writer/Director Jorge Gutierrez Expands Creative Animation Partnership with Netflix
Gutierrez is the creator, writer and director of the upcoming animated limited series "Maya and the Three," a Mesoamerican fantasy epic set to premiere globally in 2021.

[10/14/20 - 09:01 AM]
"History's Greatest Mysteries" Hosted & Narrated by Laurence Fishburne to Premiere November 14 at 9PM ET/PT on the History Channel
Each title within the franchise will showcase fresh, new evidence and perspectives including never-before-released documents to the public, personal diaries and DNA evidence to unearth new facts and information about these infamous and enigmatic chapters in history.

[10/14/20 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces "Texas 6" Docuseries to Premiere Thursday, Nov. 26
The eight-episode series takes place in Strawn, Texas and follows the Greyhounds, a high school six-man football team under the direction of Coach Dewaine Lee, as they attempt a three-peat for the 6-Man Football State Championship.

[10/14/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Tessa Thompson & Nnamdi Asomugha in "Sylvie's Love" - Debut Trailer
Written and directed by Eugene Ashe, the film drops on Prime Video on December 25.

[10/14/20 - 08:59 AM]
Documentary "The Soul of America," Based on Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Jon Meacham's Best-Selling Book, Debuts October 27 on HBO
The film illuminates our current fraught political reality by exploring historical challenges of the past, all instances in which "our better angels" battled against the forces of hatred and division that are recurring themes in American life.

[10/14/20 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Sparks Another CBS Victory
The Eye gets a boost in primetime, winning the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/20 - 08:00 AM]
Rita Moreno, John Leguizamo, George Lopez, Wilmer Valderrama and More Stars Added to "Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event" Oct. 26 on CBS
Through musical performances, comedy pieces, docu-shorts and star-studded appearances, the special will explore the Latinx experience as told by Latinx voices.

[10/14/20 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Firefly Lane" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke and based on the bestselling novel by Kristin Hannah, the series is coming soon to Netflix.

[10/14/20 - 06:11 AM]
Video: "Hillbilly Elegy" - A Ron Howard Film - Amy Adams & Glenn Close - Official Trailer - Netflix
Based on J.D. Vance's #1 New York Times Bestseller, the film is a powerful personal memoir that offers a window into one family's personal journey of survival and triumph.

[10/14/20 - 06:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Reveals First Look of Characters in Original "Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years" Animated Series
Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio, the series is slated to debut in 2021 exclusively on the newly rebranded Paramount+ streaming video on demand service.

[10/14/20 - 04:11 AM]
NBC News to Host a Town Hall with President Donald Trump from Miami on Thursday, Oct. 15
The event will take place outdoors at the Pérez Art Museum Miami in accordance with guidelines set forth by health officials and consistent with all government regulations.

[10/13/20 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 13
Updates include: Syfy reveals cast of "Day of the Dead" TV series; Michael Ealy tapped for ABC's "Triage"; and Ken Marino among those cast in CBS's "Wilde Things" pilot.

[10/13/20 - 01:28 PM]
Season One of "Flipping 101 with Tarek El Moussa" Delivers a Strong Performance for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/13/20 - 01:20 PM]
Video: Shudder Drops New Trailer for "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula: Resurrection" Premiering October 20
The project presents drag in a unique feature-length format, blending both cinematic and documentary style content with reality competition.

[10/13/20 - 12:00 PM]
Food Network Takes Viewers Into the Sensational and Edible World of "Candy Land"
Kristin Chenoweth hosts the six-episode competition series, premiering Sunday, November 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/13/20 - 11:52 AM]
Oxygen's Longest-Running Original Series "Snapped" Commemorates Its 500th Episode on Sunday, November 22, at 6PM ET/PT
With 28 defining seasons and nearly 16 years of production, "Snapped" is the network's longest-running original series and one of the most successful true-crime shows in history.

[10/13/20 - 11:36 AM]
EPIX's Provocative Late Night Stand-Up Series "Unprotected Sets" Returns for a Second Season Premiering October 16, 2020
In this voyeuristic, stand-up comedy series, nex-gen headliners allow cameras behind the scenes, and inside their minds, giving viewers a premium experience, connecting the comedy with their intimate confessions.

[10/13/20 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Announces Premiere Date for Final Season of "Shameless"
The 11th and final season of its hit series will premiere Sunday, December 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/13/20 - 11:01 AM]
Chris "Ludacris" Bridges Brings His New Animated Musical Kids Series "Karma's World" to Netflix
The new CG animated series is a coming of age story about a young Black girl finding her voice and using it to change her world.

[10/13/20 - 10:03 AM]
CBS Announces Primetime Premiere Dates for 10 Scripted Series Across Five Nights
Additional premiere dates for November will be announced shortly.

[10/13/20 - 09:45 AM]
Youtube Originals Record-Breaking Livestream "The Creator Games Presented by MrBeast" Returns October 17 for 2nd Live Tournament
Only on YouTube and sponsored in the U.S. by Tic Tac(R), "The Creator Games 2," goes live on MrBeast's YouTube Channel at 2:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM EST.

[10/13/20 - 09:38 AM]
YouTube Sensation Queen Naija Joins Week Three of "Released" to Premiere New Music Video "Love Language"
An alumni of YouTube Music's Artist on the Rise, Queen Naija is a true YouTube success story.

[10/13/20 - 09:17 AM]
Shawn Mendes Documentary "In Wonder" Comes to Netflix November 23
The debut feature length documentary, a TIFF special event selection, from acclaimed music video director Grant Singer, is a portrait of Mendes' life, chronicling the past few years of his rise and journey.

[10/13/20 - 09:07 AM]
Video: First Full-Length Trailer for David E. Kelley's "Big Sky" Now Available
Kathryn Winnick, Kylie Bunbury and Ryan Phillippe star in the drama, premiering Tuesday, November 17.

[10/13/20 - 09:04 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top Five for the Third-Straight Week
CBS News spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/13/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "I'm Your Woman" Starring Rachel Brosnahan - Debut Trailer
The 1970s set crime drama will open in select theaters on December 4 ahead of its global launch on Prime Video on December 11.

[10/13/20 - 08:34 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Week 5 National Game Coverage Scores in Viewership, Up +6% with Average Of 22.870 Million Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, October 11.

[10/13/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos; ABC Leads Total Viewers
Game 1 of the NLCS pushes the former in front among adults 18-49.

[10/13/20 - 07:52 AM]
Video: "Chico Bon Bon" Season 4 Trailer - Netflix Jr
There's no problem that Chico Bon Bon and his "Fix-it Force" can't solve.

[10/13/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Crown" Season 4 - Official Teaser - Netflix
In the 1980s, Elizabeth clashes with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher while Prince Charles enters a tumultuous marriage with Lady Diana Spencer.

[10/13/20 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix Announces AmarElo - It's All for Yesterday, Emicida's Documentary That Releases on December 8, 2020
The film, directed by Fred Ouro Preto, explores the production of the Estúdio AmarElo project and, at the same time, the history of Brazilian black culture in the last 100 years.

[10/13/20 - 06:00 AM]
NBC Will Broadcast 19th Annual "National Dog Show" on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26 at Noon in All Time Zones
The club will stage a single, two-day show on November 14-15 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.

[10/13/20 - 05:31 AM]
Video: "Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult" - Official Trailer - Starz
The series chronicles the extraordinary and harrowing journey of India Oxenberg - the daughter of Hollywood actress Catherine Oxenberg and a descendant of European royalty - who was seduced into the modern-day sex-slave cult NXIVM.

[10/13/20 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Guillermo Vilas: Settling the Score" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The documentary film follows the story of tennis legend Guillermo Vilas, who for more than 40 years demanded a revision of the rankings so he'd be recognized as No. 1 in the world.







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[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
NBC Set Premiere Dates for Its Two Upcoming Comedies "Young Rock" and "Kenan"
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[01/15/21 - 12:12 PM]
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[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:07 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
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