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    [tuesday, july 13, 2021]    
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[07/13/21 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 13
Updates include: Oliver Hudson joins FOX's "The Cleaning Lady"; Jennifer Carpenter to return for Showtime's "Dexter" revival; and Amazon passes on its Nicolas Cage-led Joe Exotic project.

[07/13/21 - 02:55 PM]
MLB on ESPN: Most-Watched T-Mobile Home Run Derby Since 2017
Viewership for the T-Mobile Home Run Derby was up 13 percent from 2019 and up 19 percent from 2018.

[07/13/21 - 11:01 AM]
Special Episode of "Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian" Explores Luke Skywalker's Return in the Season 2 Finale
"Making of the Season 2 Finale" debuts Wednesday, August 25 on Disney+.

[07/13/21 - 09:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Powerhouse Singer Jordin Sparks to Star in All-New Original Movie, "A Christmas Treasure"
The film will premiere as part of the network's "Countdown to Christmas" programming event.

[07/13/21 - 08:51 AM]
73rd Emmy Awards Complete Nominations List
"The Crown" and "The Mandalorian" tied for the top spot for program nominations with 24 followed by "WandaVision" (23), "The Handmaid's Tale" (21), "Saturday Night Live" (21), "Ted Lasso" (20), "Lovecraft Country" (18), "The Queen's Gambit" (18) and "Mare of Easttown" (16).

[07/13/21 - 08:16 AM]
Netflix and Universal Extend Animated Film License Deal
The Netflix window will begin after a four month Peacock window.

[07/13/21 - 08:16 AM]
Nick Barrotta, Kaye Singleton, and Russell Thomas Join Season Three of BET's Hit Series "Tyler Perry's The Oval" as Series Regulars
"Tyler Perry's The Oval" returns with new episodes Tuesday, July 20 at 9:00/8:00c on BET and BET Her.

[07/13/21 - 08:02 AM]
Mary Welch Fox Stasik Pushes Design Boundaries in New HGTV Series "Breaking Bland" Premiering Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 9 and 9:30pm ET/PT
The seven-episode series will follow Mary Welch, who once worked for top interior designers in New York, as she uses her eclectic, big-city style to create colorful custom designs that are authentic to each client and pushes them way out of their comfort zone.

[07/13/21 - 07:36 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 3 on ABC Up 51 Percent from Last Year
Through three games, the 2021 NBA Finals is averaging 9,000,000 viewers, up 33 percent from last year.

[07/13/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Behind the Attraction" - Official Trailer - Disney+
The first five episodes are streaming July 21.

[07/13/21 - 06:56 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces New UK Original Comedy-Drama Series "Mammals" Written by Jez Butterworth and Starring James Corden, Sally Hawkins, Melia Kreiling, Colin Morgan, Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Samuel Anderson
Directed by Stephanie Laing and produced by Street Hassle in association with Vertigo Films and Fulwell 73, the series will launch exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories.

[07/13/21 - 06:26 AM]
Kids' Sensations "CoCoMelon" and "Little Baby Bum" Get All-New Animated Series and Specials on Netflix
"CoComelon Lane" and "Little Baby Bum: Music Time" are among the new offerings.

[07/13/21 - 05:00 AM]
"A Quiet Place Part II" Is Now Streaming on Paramount+
In addition to its current theatrical release, the film is available to stream for Paramount+ subscribers in the U.S.

[07/13/21 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "Shiny_Flakes: The Teenage Drug Lord" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Max S. reveals how he built a drug empire from his childhood bedroom as a teen in the real story behind the series "How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)."

[07/12/21 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 12
Updates include: HBO Max's "DMZ," "Julia" fill out casts; FOX gives pilot order to "The Last Policeman" adaptation; and Amazon renews "Luxe Listings Sydney" for second season.

[07/12/21 - 01:03 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders "I Love This for You" to Series Starring Vanessa Bayer and Molly Shannon
Bayer co-created the series with Emmy nominee and two-time Peabody winner Jeremy Beiler, who will executive produce.

[07/12/21 - 01:01 PM]
Video: "Explained" (Season 3) - Official Trailer - Netflix
From monarchies to mea culpas, pooches to plastic surgery, explore a wide range of fascinating topics in this celebrity-narrated docuseries.

[07/12/21 - 12:28 PM]
The Premiere Episode of HBO Max's "Gossip Girl" Is the Most-Watched Max Original Series Since Launch Over Its First Weekend of Availability
Within an hour of the episode's premiere, the show was trending # 1 nationwide on Twitter, continuing as a Top 5 trend through mid-day.

[07/12/21 - 12:04 PM]
WE tv Is the #1 Cable Network with Women on Friday Nights for the First Half of 2021
WE tv has also been the #1 cable network with Black women on Friday nights since 2019.

[07/12/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "The Deceived" - Official Trailer - Starz
Do you believe in ghosts? Don't miss the thrilling premiere on Sunday, July 18.

[07/12/21 - 11:36 AM]
"Diary of a Future President" Starts Its Second Term When Season Two Premieres August 18 on Disney+
Executive producer Gina Rodriguez directs the second season's first episode and also stars as grown-up Elena.

[07/12/21 - 11:00 AM]
Award-Winning Producer Jesse Collins Named Showrunner of the "2021 American Music Awards"
The world's largest fan-voted awards show returns to ABC, live on Sunday, November 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST), and will feature global superstars and the hottest genre-spanning performances as it rings in its 49th year.

[07/12/21 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2021-2022 Primetime Premiere Dates
The network will roll out the strategic launches of five new shows and 22 returning series over several weeks.

[07/12/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases Official Trailer and Key Art for Reality Dating Series "FBoy Island," Hosted by Nikki Glaser, Debuting July 29
The first three episodes of the ten-episode series debut Thursday, July 29 on HBO Max, followed by three additional episodes on August 5, leading up to the final four episodes on August 12.

[07/12/21 - 09:59 AM]
Starz Greenlights Second Season of "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" Ahead of Series Premiere on July 18
The season renewal comes amidst strong demand for the upcoming premiere of the third book in the growing "Power" Universe franchise.

[07/12/21 - 09:59 AM]
Production Has Begun on the Paramount+ Limited Event Series "The Offer"
The series stars Miles Teller as Albert S. Ruddy, Matthew Goode as Robert Evans, Dan Fogler as Francis Ford Coppola, Burn Gorman as Charles Bluhdorn, Colin Hanks as Barry Lapidus, Giovanni Ribisi as Joe Colombo and Juno Temple as Bettye McCartt.

[07/12/21 - 09:10 AM]
The "73rd Emmy(R) Awards" to Return with Live Audience and Cedric the Entertainer as Host for Broadcast on CBS, Sunday, Sept. 19
Emmy Award-nominated producers Reginald Hudlin and Ian Stewart will executive produce and Hamish Hamilton will direct the telecast for production companies Done+Dusted and Hudlin Entertainment.

[07/12/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Pray Away" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Survivors and ex-leaders of the so-called "conversion therapy" movement speak out about its harm to the LGBTQ+ community and its devastating persistence.

[07/12/21 - 08:31 AM]
The SpringHill Company and Genius Entertainment Partner with Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films to Produce New Live-Action Movie, "Fantasy Football"
In "Fantasy Football," 15-year-old Carmen Coleman (Marsai Martin) discovers she can control her professional football player dad's prowess on the field through her video game.

[07/12/21 - 08:30 AM]
Nickelodeon Begins Production on New "The Fairly OddParents" Series for Paramount+, Combining Live-Action and Animation
The 13-episode first season will pick up years after the original series ended and follow Timmy Turner's cousin, Vivian "Viv" Turner, and her new stepbrother, Roy Ragland, as they navigate life in Dimmsdale with the help of their fairy godparents, Wanda and Cosmo.

[07/12/21 - 08:29 AM]
Paramount+ Announces "The J Team," A New Live-Action Musical Starring Pop Star and Social Media Sensation JoJo Siwa, to Premiere September 3
Tisha Campbell-Martin, Laura Soltis, Julia Marley, Kerrynton Jones and Kiara T. Romero also star in the film.

[07/12/21 - 08:04 AM]
A&E Sets August Return for Two Groundbreaking Documentary Series That Offer Unique Perspectives of the Justice System
"Accused: Guilty or Innocent" and "Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole" are both due back next month.

[07/12/21 - 07:32 AM]
Viewership for NBA Finals Game 2 on ABC Up 41 Percent From Last Year
Through two games, the 2021 NBA Finals is averaging 8,970,000 viewers, up 26 percent from last year.

[07/12/21 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Hit & Run" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A man searching for the truth behind his wife's death becomes caught up in a dangerous web of secrets and intrigue stretching from New York to Tel Aviv.

[07/12/21 - 02:01 AM]
Video: "Valeria" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The four friends support and lift each other up as they each make momentous decisions that will affect their respective careers and love lives.

[07/11/21 - 03:00 PM]
Marvel Studios' "Black Widow" Surpasses $215M Between Box Office and Disney+ Premier Access
Over $60M was accounted for by Disney+ Premier Access consumer spend globally.

[07/09/21 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 9
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "Cursed"; Kumail Nanjiani attached to star in FX's "Homeland Elegies"; and Devon Terrell tapped for HBO Max's "Rap Sh*t."

[07/09/21 - 02:00 PM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of July 19 and July 26
Said offerings include the three-episode launch of "Citizen P.I." on Tuesday, July 27.

[07/09/21 - 01:00 PM]
All the News and Reveals That Broke Out of WitcherCon
"The Witcher" returns for season two December 17 on Netflix.

[07/09/21 - 12:11 PM]
Moonbug and Amazon Expand Blippi's Universe with New Original Series, Premiering Exclusively to Amazon Kids+ Subscribers
The two companies are creating a new, long-form episodic series called "Blippi's Treehouse," which will premiere exclusively on the Amazon Kids+ streaming service at a future date.

[07/09/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Jett" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy "Jett" Kowalski (Carla Gugino) is ready to put her past behind her and get on the straight and narrow.

[07/09/21 - 12:00 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "Good Witch" Series Finale Set for Sunday, July 25
In the series finale, the Merriwick cousins get ready to face the mysterious force putting their family legacy at risk while changes are in store for others in "The Wedding."

[07/09/21 - 11:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Launches a "Summer of Unscripted" with Premiere Dates and First Look Sizzle for "FBOY Island," "The Hype" and "Sweet Life: Los Angeles"
They'll launch Thursday, July 29, August 12 and August 19, respectively.

[07/09/21 - 10:40 AM]
Cowboys of the Prehistoric Wild West: Discovery's "Dino Hunters" Returns with More Dinosaurs, Treasure and Hidden History
The dino hunting cowboys are back and ready to dig up more prehistoric treasure across the Wild West.

[07/09/21 - 09:25 AM]
HBO Max Releases "And Just Like That..." First Look Image as Production Begins in NYC
The 10-episode series features Sarah Jessica Parker reprising the role of "Carrie Bradshaw," Cynthia Nixon as "Miranda Hobbes," and Kristin Davis as "Charlotte York."

[07/09/21 - 08:13 AM]
NBC Announces Athletes and Commentators for "Olympic Dreams Featuring Jonas Brothers" Premiering Wednesday, July 21
The one-hour special will follow the Jonas Brothers as they pursue their Olympic dreams.

[07/09/21 - 07:35 AM]
AMC Networks Greenlights "Dark Winds" as a New Series for AMC+ and AMC
Executive producers include George R.R. Martin, Robert Redford, Tina Elmo and Vince Gerardis.

[07/09/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Swarm" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A single mother breeds locusts as high-protein food, but has trouble getting them to reproduce - until she finds they have a taste for blood.

[07/09/21 - 06:05 AM]
Per-Olav Sorensen Directs Feature Film "Royalteen" for Netflix
The project is a love story about living with your mistakes, conquering your fears and breaking the internet.

[07/09/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Sweet Girl" - Official Trailer - Netflix
He lost the love of his life to a pharmaceutical company's greed. Now his daughter is without a mother, and he's without justice. For now.







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[01/27/22 - 03:00 PM]
ABC News Announces Two Primetime Specials and Network-Wide Coverage in Recognition of Black History Month
Look for "Soul of a Nation Presents: Screen Queens Rising" and "Soul of a Nation Presents: X / o n e r a t e d - The Murder of Malcolm X and 55 Years to Justice" to air back-to-back on Thursday, February 3.

[01/27/22 - 02:03 PM]
New Season of "The Circus" Premieres Sunday, March 6 at 8 PM ET/PT on Showtime
Hosted by John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon, Alex Wagner, and Jennifer Palmieri, the 16-episode season will air in two parts of eight episodes apiece, with the program returning in the fall for the second installment.

[01/27/22 - 12:26 PM]
Video: Showtime Releases Official Trailer for "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber" Premiering Sunday, February 27
Starring Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emmy winner Kyle Chandler and Oscar and Emmy nominee Uma Thurman, the first season is based on Mike Isaac's bestselling book "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber."

[01/27/22 - 12:25 PM]
Crackle Plus, Publicis Media, and The General Will Launch New Series "Inside the Black Box"
The 10-episode series is hosted by Emmy Award winner and NAACP Image Awards recipient Joe Morton and celebrity acting coach, casting director, and producer Tracey Moore and will have both interview and performance aspects as the hosts interact with celebrity guests.

[01/27/22 - 12:01 PM]
Special Guests and Stars Unveiled for NBC's "Celebrating Betty White: America's Golden Girl"
Co-stars, friends, admirers and those who shared special moments with White recount their favorite memories and reveal untold stories to commemorate the life and legacy of the trailblazing television star.

[01/27/22 - 12:00 PM]
High-Stakes Cooking Competition Series "Rat in the Kitchen" to Premiere March 31 on TBS
Far more than a traditional cooking show, "Rat in the Kitchen," hosted by iconic roasting queen and comedian Natasha Leggero and celebrity chef Ludo Lefebvre, is a game of high stakes cat and mouse where viewers get to play detective.

[01/27/22 - 11:00 AM]
"Love, Tom" from Legendary Singer-Songwriter Tom Douglas, to Premiere Feb. 24 Exclusively on Paramount+
The film is based on Douglas' much-lauded 12-minute acceptance speech given at the 2014 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, offering a message of hope to a desperate world.

[01/27/22 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Announces Friday Air Dates for Three Episodes of the 11th Season of the Emmy Award-Winning Series "Undercover Boss"
The latest companies include Round Table Pizza (February 25), UScellular (March 4) and Restoration 1 (March 11).

[01/27/22 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Space Force" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Under a new administration, General Naird and his dysfunctional but endearing crew have four months to prove that Space Force is worth keeping around.

[01/27/22 - 09:01 AM]
"The Hunt for the Chicago Strangler" Showcases a City in Crisis and Seeks Justice for at Least 51 Murdered, Mostly Black, Women
Narrated by award-winning actor and Chicago native, Tonya Pinkins the immersive three-part docuseries will encore on the cable channel Investigation Discovery on Saturday, February 26.

[01/27/22 - 09:00 AM]
TNT Announces Summer 2022 Launch of Original True Crime Anthology, "Rich & Shameless"
TNT will air an early sneak episode of the series, "Pam & Tommy: The Tape That Changed America" on Saturday, February 19, following the conclusion of the State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.

[01/27/22 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "RACE: Bubba Wallace" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This docuseries follows Bubba Wallace, the only Black driver currently in NASCAR's Cup Series, as he uses his voice and talent to change the sport.

[01/27/22 - 08:30 AM]
Peacock Announces Straight-to-Series Order of Supernatural Drama Series "Dead Day" from Universal Television, AfterShock Media, and Prolific Producers Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson
The series follows an ensemble of characters as they navigate the annual "dead day," when for one night the dead come back to complete unfinished business - be that to celebrate a night back on earth or to torment the living.

[01/27/22 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix Novelas Put a New Spin on a Beloved Format
"Who Killed Sara?" will return on June 1 while "Pálpito" will launch on April 6.

[01/27/22 - 06:49 AM]
FYI Unites Classic Car Enthusiasts Across America in "United We Drive" Limited Series
Hosted by NASCAR Cup Series driver, Daniel Suárez, "United We Drive," explores the stories of genuine friendships between people from different walks of life forged over a shared love of classic cars.