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    [saturday, december 12, 2020]    
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[12/12/20 - 08:25 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with FOX
The Eye's "Blue Bloods" leads the night in both categories.

[12/11/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 11
Updates include: NBC passes on its "Night School" TV series pilot; Chris Messina to star in HBO Max's "Verbatim"; and Michael Douglas, Christoph Waltz to play Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev in proposed limited series.

[12/11/20 - 12:46 PM]
What Happened to the Children? Investigation Discovery Examines the Case Against Lori Vallow in "Doomsday: The Missing Children"
The three-part event bows Sunday, December 20 at 9:00/8:00 on the cable channel.

[12/11/20 - 12:46 PM]
"Onision: In Real Life" Streaming Exclusively on discovery+ Beginning January 4th
The three-part limited series comes from executive producer Geno McDermott and showrunner Grace Miller.

[12/11/20 - 12:43 PM]
Fire Will Reign - Olivia Cooke, Emma D'Arcy, and Matt Smith Join the Cast of HBO's "House of the Dragon"
Paddy Considine also stars in the prequel series, set 300 years before the events of "Game of Thrones."

[12/11/20 - 12:30 PM]
Bippity, Boppity, Boo! ABC's "The Wonderful World of Disney" Film Series Returns for Three Tuesday Nights, Beginning Jan. 5
For three weeks ABC will air the broadcast premieres of iconic titles currently available to stream on Disney+ including Disney's "The Lion King" (2019), Marvel Studios' "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and Disney's "Cinderella" (2015).

[12/11/20 - 11:01 AM]
"Transplant" in Excellent Health as NBC Medical Drama Renewed for Season Two
In linear and digital viewing to date, "Transplant" is averaging 7.7 million total viewers, more than doubling its 3.5 million "live plus same day" performance.

[12/11/20 - 10:50 AM]
Discovery Channel's New Series, "Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch" Takes Viewers on an Epic Search for Caverns of Gold
The series will also be available on discovery+ starting January 4.

[12/11/20 - 10:01 AM]
"Real Time with Bill Maher" Returns for Its 19th Season January 15
Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists and interviews with guests.

[12/11/20 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel Reveals Premiere Date for Highly Anticipated New Series "Secrets of Sulphur Springs" and Fan Favorite 'Bunk'd"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Friday, January 15.

[12/11/20 - 09:22 AM]
CBC and BET+ Greenlight "The Porter" (working title), An Original Drama About Railway Workers in Canada and the United States Who Joined Together to Give Birth to the World's First Black Union and Sparked a Civil Rights Movement
Annmarie Morais and Marsha Greene are writers/showrunners on the eight-part series, with Charles Officer and R.T. Thorne set to executive produce and direct.

[12/11/20 - 09:19 AM]
It's No Holds Barred as Judges Face Off Against Past Competitors for Largest Cash Prize in "Chopped" History on "Chopped: Grudge Match"
"The plan is simple - defeat the giants of Chopped and win the biggest prize in the competition's history, but this tournament is anything but simple," said Courtney White.

[12/11/20 - 09:08 AM]
YouTube Originals Greenlights Global Documentary Series "Creator Spotlights"
Through intimate documentary-style episodes or "spotlights," the series paints portraits of diverse creators as they share how leveraging the power of the global platform can transform lives and communities.

[12/11/20 - 09:06 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Returns on Top for FOX
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[12/11/20 - 09:03 AM]
"Superman & Lois": First Look at Lois Lane & Clark Kent
As previously announced, the series premieres Tuesday, February 23 on The CW.

[12/11/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The documentary premieres Monday, December 21 on the streaming service.

[12/11/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "Dickinson" - Season 2 Official Trailer - Apple TV+
Hailee Steinfeld stars in the series, which audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson.

[12/11/20 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "London Hughes: to Catch a D*ck" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Bawdy comedian and television presenter London Hughes revisits her past in this acclaimed breakout special filled with unfiltered tales and wild stories.

[12/11/20 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "Inside the World's Toughest Prisons" (Season 5) - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns with new episodes on Friday, January 8.

[12/10/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 10
Updates include: Rosie O'Donnell cast in Showtime's "American Gigolo"; HBO expands ensemble of "The Gilded Age"; and "The Ellen DeGeneres" shuts down after DeGeneres herself tests positive for COVID-19.

[12/10/20 - 06:05 PM]
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Renewed for Four More Seasons
With season 15 due next year, "Sunny" will set the record as the longest-running live-action comedy series in television history, bypassing "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet."

[12/10/20 - 05:26 PM]
The Walt Disney Company Surpasses 137 Million Paid Subscriptions Across Its Direct-to-Consumer Services, Shattering Previous Guidance
After greatly exceeding expectations, The Walt Disney Company shared guidance that it now expects its streaming services to hit 300-350 million total subscriptions by fiscal 2024, driven primarily by a significant increase in content output.

[12/10/20 - 04:53 PM]
Video: Disney Investor Day 2020 - Marvel Exclusive First Looks
Check out teases for "Ms. Marvel," "What If...?," "Loki," "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" and "WandaVision."

[12/10/20 - 03:21 PM]
Video: Disney Investor Day 2020 - Star Wars Sizzle Reels
Get your first look at "The Bad Batch" and "Andor," plus a recap of "The Mandalorian."

[12/10/20 - 03:20 PM]
Hulu Announces "The Handmaid's Tale" Renewed for a Fifth Season Ahead of Its Fourth Season Premiere
The 10-episode fourth season will premiere in 2021.

[12/10/20 - 02:56 PM]
The Kardashian Jenners Set to Create New Global Content Under a Multi-Year Deal to Stream Exclusively on Hulu in the U.S. and Internationally on Star
Expected debut is late 2021 and additional details will be shared when available.

[12/10/20 - 02:22 PM]
ESPN and Southeastern Conference Reach a New 10-Year Agreement
ESPN will have the ability to feature marquee SEC games on ABC's "Saturday Night Football" for the first time, ensuring some of the biggest games in the conference each year are featured in primetime.

[12/10/20 - 12:36 PM]
Video: "A Creepshow Holiday Special" - Official Trailer - A Shudder Original
In the holiday themed, hour-long episode, "Shapeshifters Anonymous," fearing he is a murderer, an anxious man searches for answers for his "unique condition" from an unusual support group.

[12/10/20 - 11:45 AM]
WE tv Acquires First Seasons of Zeus Network Originals, "The Real Blac Chyna" and "Joseline's Cabaret"
Season one of "The Real Blac Chyna," consisting of 13 hour-long episodes, will premiere on Thursday January 7.

[12/10/20 - 11:02 AM]
Oscar Winner Emma Stone Set to Star in "The Curse" for Showtime Created by and Co-Starring Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie
The project is a genre-bending scripted comedy that explores how an alleged curse disturbs the relationship of a newly married couple as they try to conceive a child while co-starring on their problematic new HGTV show.

[12/10/20 - 11:02 AM]
A&E Announces New Series "Nature Gone Wild" Hosted by Greg Aiello Premiering on January 6 at 10PM ET/PT
The 12-episode, half hour series from Thinkfactory Media was previously set up at sibling channel History.

[12/10/20 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Series "Painting with John" Debuts January 22
Part meditative tutorial, part fireside chat, each episode finds John Lurie ensconced at his worktable, where he hones his intricate watercolor techniques and shares his reflections on what he's learned about life.

[12/10/20 - 10:36 AM]
"100 Day Dream Home" and "House in a Hurry" Return to HGTV with New Episodes This January
Look for new episodes beginning Monday, January 4 and Wednesday, January 6, respectively.

[12/10/20 - 10:17 AM]
Let the Drinking Games Begin! An All New Season of "Master Distiller" Premieres December 29 on Discovery
America's favorite and only spirits-making competition show is back and boozier than ever with an all new season.

[12/10/20 - 10:04 AM]
HBO Drama Series "30 Coins" Debuts January 4
The eight-episode horror series follows Father Vergara (Eduard Fernández), an exorcist, sent away by the church, to become the local priest of Pedraza, a remote town in Spain.

[12/10/20 - 10:03 AM]
"The Voice" Announces Special Finale Performances
Dan + Shay, Jason Derulo, JP Saxe, Julia Michaels, Keith Urban, Lauren Daigle, Lewis Capaldi, Nelly ft. Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and 24KGoldn ft. Iann Dior are set to perform on the live finale, Tuesday, December 15.

[12/10/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: EPIX Sets "Godfather of Harlem" Season Two Premiere for April 2021 and Debuts New Teaser Trailer
Season two will see Bumpy continue his struggle to reclaim command over Harlem from the Italian mobsters by attempting to seed internal discord and sever their vital heroin pipeline.

[12/10/20 - 09:54 AM]
Oxygen Aims to Put a Name to the Faceless in the Two-Hour Special "The Jane Doe Murders" Premiering Sunday, January 3, at 7PM ET/PT
In Oxygen's gripping special, Yolanda McClary, a renowned forensic specialist and former Las Vegas crime investigator who specializes in the recovery of DNA, has made it her mission to help give Jane Does their names back.

[12/10/20 - 09:48 AM]
Peacock Orders More Episodes of Timely and Topical Late-Night Series "The Amber Ruffin Show"
The critically-acclaimed series is currently streaming on Peacock with brand new episodes dropping tomorrow, December 11 and next Friday, December 18.

[12/10/20 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max's "12 Dates of Christmas: Unwrapped" Premieres December 17
Hosted by D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, this reunion special is a chance for Chad, Faith, Garrett and their love interests to unwrap everything that's gone down since last Christmas.

[12/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: BBC America's "The Watch" Releases New Trailer & Series Key Art
In addition, AMC+, the company's new premium streaming bundle, will exclusively premiere the first episode of The Watch on Thursday, December 31.

[12/10/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Renews Drama Series "Industry" for a Second Season
"Mickey and Konrad have captured an authentic, fresh angle on workplace culture from the bottom up and presented a complex look at navigating life in your early twenties - replete with thrills, failures and victories," says Francesca Orsi.

[12/10/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "Servant" - Season 2 Official Trailer - Apple TV+
From M. Night Shyamalan, "Servant" follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.

[12/10/20 - 08:52 AM]
Jesse James Pushes Custom Builds to the Limit in "Monster Garage", Premiering January 4 on discovery+
Jesse James, along with a new crew of maverick mechanics each week, set out to continue his legacy and inspire a new generation of builders in a brand-new season.

[12/10/20 - 08:38 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Continues Demo Reign with "The Masked Singer"
The network wins the night among adults 18-49, falls just short of CBS in total viewers.

[12/10/20 - 08:33 AM]
VH1 Unveils Four-Part "Love & Hip Hop: Secrets Unlocked" Special Kicking Off on Monday, January 4th at 8:00pm ET/PT
This is the first of four specials from the franchise, which will premiere throughout 2021 and announced at a later date.

[12/10/20 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "The Netflix Afterparty: The Best Shows of the Worst Year" - Trailer
Join hosts David Spade, Fortune Feimster and London Hughes on December 13 for a special end-of-year show, packed with the biggest talent from the most talked about Netflix shows of 2020.

[12/10/20 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix Reveals What We Watched in 2020 - The Stories That Helped Us Escape at Home
Documentaries, reality TV, romance and stories from outside the US saw some of the biggest gains as people sought love, escape and connection through the pandemic.

[12/10/20 - 06:21 AM]
YouTube Says "Hello 2021" with Global New Year's Eve Celebration Spanning Across the Americas, the U.K., Korea, Japan and India on December 31
Hosts Juanpa Zurita and Storm Reid welcome celebrity guests including Matthew McConaughey, Demi Lovato, RuPaul, Emma Chamberlain and the D'Amelio Family.

[12/10/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Midnight Sky" - Final Trailer - George Clooney - Netflix
Clooney directs the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton's acclaimed novel "Good Morning, Midnight," co-starring David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir and Tiffany Boone.







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[03/04/21 - 12:04 PM]
Syfy to Premiere Animated Originals "The Pole" and "The Summoner" on Wednesday, March 17
Bobby Moynihan, Jillian Bell, Nicole Byer, Timothy Simons, and Colin Jost are among the featured voices.

[03/04/21 - 11:41 AM]
Get Set for the Biggest Payday in Series History in an All-New Season of "Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine" Premiering March 19 on discovery+ and Discovery Channel
After pandemic travel restrictions make Dave's plans of mining in Alaska impossible, Team Turin finally sets up their operation in Colorado.

[03/04/21 - 11:10 AM]
All-New "Super Soul" Premieres Saturday, March 6 on discovery+
Upcoming guests include Andra Day, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sharon Stone, Jon Meacham, Dr. Bruce Perry and Julianna Margulies.

[03/04/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Prank Encounters" (Season 2) - Official Trailer - Netflix
Monstrous frights meet hilarious reveals on this hidden-camera prank show as real people become the stars of their own full-blown horror movie.

[03/04/21 - 10:02 AM]
Apple TV+ Unveils Robust Lineup of Hit Children's Series, Including the Peanuts Gang, Emmy-winning "Ghostwriter," Parents' Choice-winning "Helpsters," "Doug Unplugs" and More
First up: "Helpsters," which returns this Friday, March 5.

[03/04/21 - 10:01 AM]
Max Original "Made for Love" Debuts This April
The comedy series is a darkly absurd and cynically poignant story of love and divorce. It follows Hazel Green (Cristin Milioti), a thirty-something woman on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to Byron Gogol (Billy Magnussen), a controlling tech billionaire.

[03/04/21 - 09:59 AM]
Starz Gets Ready to "Party Down" Again with Limited Series Revival in Development
Rob Thomas, Paul Rudd, John Enbom and Dan Etheridge are among the executive producers.

[03/04/21 - 09:31 AM]
Kevin Hart Drama "Fatherhood" to Be Released on Netflix Father's Day Weekend
Based on the book "Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love" by Matthew Logelin, in this heartwarming, funny, and emotional true story, Kevin Hart takes on the toughest job in the world: Fatherhood.

[03/04/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Nate Bargatze touches on Zoom comedy shows, losing his phone, hotel breakfast fails, animal caddies, new math and much more in this special.

[03/04/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Worn Stories" - Official Teaser - Netflix
In this funny, heartfelt and moving docuseries, real people unpack the fascinating and quirky stories around their most meaningful pieces of clothing.

[03/04/21 - 07:31 AM]
Celebrate "90's Week" on Hulu with "Blossom," "Felicity" and "My So Called Life" Premieres
Said stunt is timed with the premiere of Soleil Moon Frye's documentary "kid 90" on Friday, March 12.

[03/04/21 - 07:21 AM]
Video: "La Templanza" - Official Trailer - Prime Video Spain
Leonor Watling, Rafael Novoa, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba and Juana Acosta star in the series, due on March 26.

[03/04/21 - 06:46 AM]
Video: "The Serpent" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the 1970s, merciless killer Charles Sobhraj preys on travelers exploring the "hippie trail" of South Asia. Based on shocking true events.

[03/04/21 - 05:03 AM]
Paramount+ Launches Today with Live Sports, Breaking News, and a Mountain of Entertainment
Featuring more than 30,000 episodes and countless films from ViacomCBS' family of world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel, Paramount+ is home to premium entertainment for the whole family.

[03/04/21 - 03:31 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights "The Patrick Star Show," Original Animated "SpongeBob SquarePants" Spinoff, Slated to Air This Summer
The series follows a younger Patrick Star living at home with his family, where he hosts his own show for the neighborhood from his television-turned-bedroom.