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[01/17/21 - 09:28 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Rides NFL Playoffs to Another Victory
The network's primetime coverage easily tops the night in all categories.

[01/16/21 - 03:05 PM]
Video: First Promo for New Unscripted Variety Show "Game of Talents," Coming This March to FOX
Emmy winner Wayne Brady is set to host and executive produce the program, due in March.

[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 15
Updates include: Ethan Hawke set as villain in "Moon Knight" at Disney+; Kantemir Balagov to helm HBO's "The Last of Us"; and Apple TV+ fills out cast of Kevin Durant's "Swagger."

[01/15/21 - 04:00 PM]
discovery+ True Crime Highlights - Weeks of January 18 and January 25
Investigation Discovery's "Still a Mystery," "The Clown and the Candyman," "The Murder Tapes" and "American Monster" are among the latest to move originals to discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 01:46 PM]
Production for "Ted Lasso" Season 2 Has Officially Begun
Apple confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[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+.

[01/15/21 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet's game show trio leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 08:30 AM]
IMDb TV and Amazon Studios Greenlight Uninterrupted's Docu-Series, "Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers," on Renowned High School Basketball Dynasty
The series follows the highs and lows of the team's grueling, highly publicized quest for a third straight state championship.

[01/15/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "The Crew" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Life in the garage swerves off track for a NASCAR crew chief and his tight-knit racing team when a new boss steps in and shakes things up.

[01/15/21 - 07:15 AM]
Former Pro Football Players Turned Bakery Owners Brian Orakpo and Michael Griffin Pay It Forward in "Cupcake Guys Training Camp"
The one-hour special, executive produced by Michael Strahan, airs Saturday, February 6 at 1pm ET/PT on Food Network and streams the same day on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Strip Down, Rise Up" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In an effort to reclaim their bodies and lives, a group of women explore the intersections of movement and meaning in a powerful pole dancing program.

[01/15/21 - 06:20 AM]
CBS News Will Deliver Comprehensive Coverage of the Historic Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris on January 20 Across All Platforms
Highlights include the half-hour primetime special "One Nation: Indivisible" at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/15/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Animals on the Loose: A You vs. Wild Interactive Movie" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When wild animals escape from a sanctuary, Bear Grylls - and you - must pursue them and secure their protective habitat.

[01/15/21 - 06:00 AM]
BET to Air Mega Night of Tyler Perry Must-Watch Originals with the Return of "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and the World Television Debut of "Madea's Farewell Play" Airing Tuesday, February 16
"Tyler Perry's The Oval" season two returns Tuesday, February 16, at a special time 10:30/9:30c.

[01/15/21 - 04:12 AM]
Presidential Inaugural Committee Announces Additional Speakers, Performers Participating in the "Celebrating America" Primetime Special
Foo Fighters, John Legend and Bruce Springsteen will perform from iconic locations across the country, joining Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake, Ant Clemons and Jon Bon Jovi, with additional performances to be announced ahead of January 20.

[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.







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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 - 10:00 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeat "NCIS" Tops Charts for CBS
The network held off the competition among total viewers last night.

[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.