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[01/14/21 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 14
Updates include: Dawnn Lewis, Jude Elizabeth Mayer cast in FOX's "Blood Relative"; Holland Taylor boards Netflix's "The Chair"; and HBO parts ways with "High Maintenance."

[01/14/21 - 05:55 PM]
Matthew Warchus Finds His "Matilda" in a Fresh Take of the Beloved Award-Winning Musical
Alisha Weir will play the title role with Emma Thompson as Miss Trunchbull and Lashana Lynch as Miss Honey.

[01/14/21 - 02:24 PM]
Acorn TV's Acclaimed Foreign Language Dramedy "Reunions" Premieres Exclusively in the U.S. and Canada on Monday, January 25
This contemporary French-language series (with English subtitles) centers on two half-brothers of different races and economic backgrounds who meet each other for the first time after the death of their father and inherit a failing hotel on the paradise island of Réunion.

[01/14/21 - 01:01 PM]
The History Channel Unwraps the Incredible Stories Behind Beloved Foods, Brands and the Titans That Shaped America in Bold New Ways in Two Returning Nonfiction Series "The Food That Built America" and "Modern Marvels"
This season of "The Food That Built America" tells the fascinating history behind the titans who fought their way to the top of the food chain and bites into the rivalries between some of food's biggest and most beloved brands such as Pizza Hut, Oreo, Kraft, McDonalds, Cheetos and more.

[01/14/21 - 12:30 PM]
Shudder Announces Killer Lineup of Eleven Movie Premieres in Eleven Weeks
The eleven films represent vibrant, creative passion driving independent and international genre cinema today, with titles that have been official selections at top film festivals including Sundance, Toronto, SXSW and Tribeca.

[01/14/21 - 12:02 PM]
HBO Max Orders "Julia" to Series from Lionsgate Television and 3 Arts Entertainment
Sarah Lancashire and David Hyde Pierce star in the project, based on the life of world-renowned chef Julia Child.

[01/14/21 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime to Premiere Second Season of "Vice" on Sunday, March 7 at 8 PM ET/PT
The season will consist of 15 episodes, eight of which will air weekly on Sundays leading to a midseason finale on April 25.

[01/14/21 - 11:24 AM]
Peyton Elizabeth Lee Cast in the Leading Role as "Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.," An All-New Disney+ Original Series
Set in modern-day Hawaii, the 10-episode comedy follows Lahela "Doogie" Kamealoha, a mixed race 16-year-old girl, juggling a budding medical career and life as a teenager.

[01/14/21 - 11:09 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Socially-Distanced, Two-Part Reunion Airs Wednesday, January 20 & 27 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen reflects on this season's most dramatic moments with Shannon Storms Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter, Emily Simpson, Braunwyn Windham-Burke and newcomer Elizabeth Lyn Vargas at a safe, six-foot distance from each other.

[01/14/21 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Esme & Roy" - Season 2 Trailer - HBO Max Family
The award-winning preschool show is back, taking viewers on even more relatable monster adventures packed with playful learning, humor, heart, and musical, monster-y fun.

[01/14/21 - 11:02 AM]
Starz Announces New Original Docuseries "Confronting a Serial Killer" From Emmy(R)-Winning Filmmaker Joe Berlinger
Set to make its world premiere at the annual SXSW Film Festival in March, "Confronting a Serial Killer" will premiere this spring on Starz in the U.S.

[01/14/21 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Firefly Lane" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke and based on the bestselling novel by Kristin Hannah, "Firefly Lane" premieres February 3 on Netflix.

[01/14/21 - 10:16 AM]
Video: "What Would Sophia Loren Do?" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this delightful short documentary, an Italian American grandmother and film buff finds strength and joy in the life of her screen idol, Sophia Loren.

[01/14/21 - 10:07 AM]
A New Way to Look at the World's Great Creations: Science Channel's "If We Built It Today" Returns for an All-New Season January 24
In an all-new season, experts re-imagine the world's most impressive building projects to reveal how much time, labor, and investment would be necessary to build the most astounding structures in today's world.

[01/14/21 - 10:05 AM]
TNT Renews Hit Series "Animal Kingdom" for a Sixth and Final Season
Season five, which stars Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Leila George, Rigo Sanchez and Jon Beavers, will premiere this summer on TNT.

[01/14/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "I Care a Lot" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza González, Dianne Wiest, and Chris Messina star in the film.

[01/14/21 - 10:01 AM]
Lifetime, The Exclusive Home of V.C. Andrews' Movies, Premieres the Next Movie Series Event, Based on the Best-Selling Landry Book Series This March
The V.C Andrews' Landry Family book series - "Ruby," "Pearl in the Mist," "All That Glitters" and "Hidden Jewel" - is the second highest-selling series from the author and becomes Lifetime's latest adaptation of the prolific writer's work.

[01/14/21 - 10:00 AM]
OWN Renews Acclaimed Ava DuVernay Drama "Queen Sugar" for Sixth Season Ahead of Season Five Premiere
Season five premieres Tuesday, February 16 at 8:00/7:00c on OWN.

[01/14/21 - 09:33 AM]
Video: "Cherry" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
In an epic odyssey of romance, war, drug addiction, and crime, a young man (Tom Holland) struggles to find his place in the world.

[01/14/21 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "The Map of Tiny Perfect Things" - Meet Cute
Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen star in the film, due February 12 on Prime Video.

[01/14/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "We Are: The Brooklyn Saints" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A youth football program and its selfless coaches defy the odds stacked against them in the heart of inner-city East NY, Brooklyn proving that with hard work and hope, anything is possible.

[01/14/21 - 08:56 AM]
Keri Hilson and Deborah Joy Winans Star in TV One's New, Original Movie "Don't Waste Your Pretty" Premiering Sunday, February 28 at 8 P.M./7C
Based on the eponymous novel penned by award-winning author and media personality Demetria L. Lucas, the film tells the story of tightly knit friends as they sort out their turbulent life and love issues.

[01/14/21 - 08:36 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Return on Top for NBC
The network pulls into the top spots in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/14/21 - 08:32 AM]
Video: "Looney Tunes Cartoons" - Trailer - HBO Max Family
The Tunes are back with new episodes on January 21.

[01/14/21 - 07:58 AM]
"Life in a Day 2020" Premieres February 6 on YouTube
On July 25, 2020, people all over the world filmed their day and then uploaded their footage to be considered for inclusion in the final feature-length documentary.

[01/14/21 - 07:53 AM]
Court TV Announces Original News Special on the Life and Death of George Floyd: "I Can't Breathe"- A Court TV Special Premieres Sunday January 17th at 9pm ET
Court TV will present extensive, live and gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Floyd trials, the first of which is set to begin in March.

[01/14/21 - 07:34 AM]
A Royal Mission to Save the Planet: Heart-Warming Documentary Follows Prince William on His Journey to Showcase the Power of Young People and Everyday Heroes Saving the Environment
"Prince William: A Planet For Us All" is now streaming on discovery+.

[01/14/21 - 07:33 AM]
VH1's Hit Series "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" Greenlit for New Season with Spring 2021 Premiere
Kicking off in Spring 2021, the series follows the families through life in Atlanta, the epicenter of political change- during the greatest social movement of our time - using their platforms to fight against racial injustice.

[01/14/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Flora and Ulysses" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Matilda Lawler, Alyson Hannigan, Ben Schwartz, Anna Deavere Smith, Danny Pudi, Benjamin Evans Ainsworth, Janeane Garofolo and Kate McCucci star in the film, based on the Newbery Award-winning book.

[01/14/21 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Pele" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Mixing rare archival footage and exclusive interviews, this documentary celebrates the soccer legend who personified the beautiful game: Pelé.

[01/14/21 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "Red Dot" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a red laser dot appears in Nadja and David's tent, the once romantic trip now becomes a fight for their lives.

[01/13/21 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 13
Updates include: ABC targets "Bachelor in Paradise" to return this summer; Amazon extends "The Offenders," cancels "The Pack"; and Steven Weber to recur on NBC's "Chicago Med."

[01/13/21 - 01:47 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces "All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs"
The latest addition of the "All or Nothing" docuseries franchise will follow the Toronto Maple Leafs organization as they compete in the first all-Canadian division in NHL history, offering an intimate look into the world of the players, coaches and team personnel.

[01/13/21 - 01:36 PM]
Dino Ranchers Ride! Action-Packed Preschool Series "Dino Ranch" Saddles Up for Disney Junior Debut on January 18
The animated series, produced by Industrial Brothers and Boat Rocker Studios, follows the Cassidy family as they tackle life in a fantastical, "pre-westoric" setting where dinosaurs roam.

[01/13/21 - 01:15 PM]
Syfy's New TZGZ Original "Devil May Care" Premieres Saturday, Feb. 6 at 12:00am ET/PT
Asif Ali, Alan Tudyk, Pamela Adlon, Stephanie Beatriz and Fred Tatasciore are among the voice cast.

[01/13/21 - 01:12 PM]
New CNN Original Series "Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy" and "Lincoln: Divided We Stand" Debut on Sunday, February 14
"During a time when everyone wishes they could travel, the series will transport you through Italy's cultural past and present through its extraordinary cuisine," said Tucci.

[01/13/21 - 11:53 AM]
Oxygen's "Killer Motive" Returns for Season Two on Saturday, January 23 at 6PM ET/PT
Emmy Award winning journalist Troy Roberts returns as host to guide viewers through some of our nation's most horrific murders fueled by vengeance, jealousy, fear and greed.

[01/13/21 - 11:10 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Returns for a Season of New Beginnings on Wednesday, February 17, at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for season 11 are Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Margaret Josephs, Dolores Catania, Jackie Goldschneider, and Jennifer Aydin.

[01/13/21 - 11:05 AM]
CBS Presents "The 43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors" to Be Broadcast Sunday, June 6
The 43rd class will be multi-disciplinary artist, choreographer and actress Debbie Allen; singer-songwriter and activist Joan Baez; country singer-songwriter Garth Brooks; violinist Midori; and actor Dick Van Dyke.

[01/13/21 - 11:01 AM]
HBO's "Insecure" to Conclude with Upcoming Fifth Season
"Issa has turned insecurity into an iconic form of comedy," said Amy Gravitt. "The show is as incisive as it is heartfelt, and it has resonated strongly with its audience because of the deeply personal work that Issa, Prentice, Melina, the cast and the writers have put into it."

[01/13/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Earwig and the Witch" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Enter a world of magic and music with "Earwig and the Witch," the newest movie from Studio Ghibli.

[01/13/21 - 10:00 AM]
TNT to Produce First Annual "AEW Dynamite Awards" Distributed Exclusively on Bleacher Report
Starting today, fans can vote for their favorites in a variety of categories - including Best Moment on the Mic, Biggest Surprise, Breakout Star and Biggest Beatdown - by visiting www.AEWAwards.com.

[01/13/21 - 09:06 AM]
National Geographic Names Leads for "The Hot Zone: Anthrax"
Tony Goldwyn and Daniel Dae Kim will star in the next installment of the scripted anthology series.

[01/13/21 - 09:05 AM]
YouTube Originals Reveals Highly-Anticipated Premiere Date for New Docuseries "Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil"
The first two episodes of the docuseries will premiere for free Tuesday, March 23 only on Demi Lovato's YouTube Channel, with new episodes to be released weekly on each of the next two Tuesdays.

[01/13/21 - 09:04 AM]
First Look: Hulu Original Film "Plan B," Directed by Natalie Morales
After a regrettable first sexual encounter, a straight-laced high school student (Kuhoo Verma) and her slacker best friend (Victoria Moroles) have 24 hours to hunt down a Plan B pill in America's heartland.

[01/13/21 - 09:02 AM]
The Change of Seasons Ushers in a New Batch of Talented Bakers on Food Network's "Spring Baking Championship"
The series returns with a special two-hour super-sized episode on Monday, February 22 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/13/21 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Third Season of Hit Animated Comedy Series "Big City Greens"
The series creators and executive producers, brothers Chris and Shane Houghton, have also expanded their roles and entered into an overall deal at Disney Television Animation.

[01/13/21 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Top Adults 18-49
The network holds off the competition in the key demographic while CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[01/13/21 - 07:39 AM]
CMT to Premiere "Skyville Live" Specials in 2021
All specials were filmed pre-COVID in front of an intimate studio audience at Skyville Live in Nashville.

[01/13/21 - 07:08 AM]
"The Eisen Hour" Debuts January 23 on EPIX
Each week, Eisen will sit down with some of the most dynamic personalities from the world of sports and entertainment.







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[04/21/21 - 01:44 PM]
Disney and Sony Pictures Entertainment Announce Unprecedented Post-Pay 1 Content Licensing Agreement
The deal covers theatrical releases from 2022-2026 and begins for each film following its Pay 1 TV window.

[04/21/21 - 01:02 PM]
"Robot Chicken" Takes on Riverdale High with "The Bleepin' Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special" on May 23
In the half-hour special, Archie faces the action-packed return of Josie and the Pussycats from outer space to Riverdale in this animated comedy.

[04/21/21 - 01:00 PM]
OWN's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man" Set to Premiere Tuesday, June 22nd at 9p ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Season two finds David in his 30s (played by Kwame Patterson), a rising businessman facing an opportunity that will change him and his community forever.

[04/21/21 - 12:00 PM]
Apple Orders "Number One on the Call Sheet," Two Groundbreaking Companion Documentaries Celebrating Black Leading Women and Men in Hollywood
Jamie Foxx, Kevin Hart, Datari Turner, Dan Cogan, Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Reginald Hudlin and Bryan Smiley are among the featured auspices.

[04/21/21 - 10:43 AM]
Hulu Originals' Series "How I Met Your Father," Starring Hilary Duff, from 20th Television Receives Straight-to-Series Order
"How I Met Your Mother" creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas will executive produce alongside Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger.

[04/21/21 - 10:36 AM]
Disney and Pixar's New Short "22 vs. Earth" Coming to Disney+ April 30
Set before the events of "Soul," the original short is directed by 21-year Pixar veteran Kevin Nolting.

[04/21/21 - 10:12 AM]
Julian Edelman Joins New Team at "Inside the NFL" for 2020-2021 Season
Edelman will join as an analyst when the series makes its debut on Paramount+ this September, kicking off its 43rd season on television.

[04/21/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Official Trailer and Key Art for the Max Original "The Big Shot with Bethenny," Premiering April 29
In the series, the next generation of business moguls will compete for a chance to be second-in-command to business tycoon and Skinnygirl founder Bethenny Frankel, and win a coveted position working on her executive team.

[04/21/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Marvel's M.O.D.O.K." - Trailer (Official) - A Hulu Original
An egomaniacal super villain struggles to maintain control of his evil organization after it is bought by a multinational tech company, all while juggling the needs of his demanding family.

[04/21/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Oxygen" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After waking up in a cryogenic unit, Liz fights to survive and remember who she is before her oxygen runs out.

[04/21/21 - 08:30 AM]
Apple Original Films Announce Multiple Sundance Award Winner "CODA" to Premiere in Theaters and on Apple TV+ on Friday, Aug. 13
Seventeen-year-old Ruby (Emilia Jones) is the sole hearing member of a deaf family - a CODA, child of deaf adults.

[04/21/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Jungle Beat: The Movie" Trailer - Netflix Futures
When a lost and lonely alien crash-lands on Earth, his new crew of talking animal friends helps him get back home - and try to save the world.

[04/21/21 - 06:01 AM]
Roku Unveils "Roku Originals" Brand, Bringing Bold, Fresh Entertainment to The Roku Channel
Content from the Quibi acquisition in January will be re-branded as "Roku Originals" and will be launched on The Roku Channel.

[04/21/21 - 03:31 AM]
Video: Sardar Ka Grandson Welcomes You to Their Family! Netflix Launches the Trailer of the Heartwarming Film
A grandmother's last wish, a dedicated grandson, and a heartwarming journey, Netflix's upcoming film Sardar Ka Grandson promises warmth, love, and celebration of the bonds within a large Punjabi family.

[04/21/21 - 01:01 AM]
"Ragnarok" Season 2 Is Coming to Netflix on May 27
The six part Norwegian language series is produced by SAM Productions, a Danish screenwriter-based production company.