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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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[10/18/21 - 03:05 PM]
Netflix Announces New Y/A Dramedy "XO, Kitty" - A Spinoff Series Inspired by the "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Film Franchise Starring Anna Cathcart
The 10-episode series created by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian.

[10/18/21 - 10:31 AM]
Netflix Renews "Family Reunion" for a Third and Final Season
The McKellans are back for one last reunion on the streaming service.

[10/18/21 - 10:01 AM]
Brianna Bennett Named Senior Vice President, Network Drama for ABC Entertainment
Bennett arrives from ViacomCBS, where she served as vice president, Drama Development, since 2014.

[10/18/21 - 09:52 AM]
Ina Garten, The Iconic Barefoot Contessa, Expands Relationship with Discovery Inc. Across All Platforms with Multi-Year Deal
Her inaugural project under the deal is "Be My Guest" (WT), a new series in development for 2022 with a fresh take on Ina's signature style of welcoming viewers into her home.

[10/18/21 - 09:36 AM]
Lifetime Partners with the Art of Elysium And Artist Colette Miller for Seven City Global Angel Wings Project Art Installation in Celebration of "Highway to Heaven"
Starring Jill Scott and Barry Watson, "Highway to Heaven" debuts on November 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Lost Daughter" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A woman's quiet seaside vacation takes an unsettling turn when her fixation on a young mother staying at a nearby villa awakens memories from her past.

[10/18/21 - 09:30 AM]
"Vice" Returns to Air Sunday, November 14 on Showtime
The second half of the season covers a range of topics, from an investigation into the disturbing number of deaths in the Black community living in Louisiana's so called "Cancer Alley," to the new revolution in Cuba.

[10/18/21 - 09:30 AM]
discovery+ Takes Viewers Alongside the Biggest "Space Titans" of the New Private Space Race
"Space Titans: Musk, Bezos, Branson," an all-new special streaming Thursday, November 4 on discovery+, will follow the world's most successful entrepreneurs who are putting billions of dollars on the line to launch a revolution in space.

[10/18/21 - 09:28 AM]
Heather Anderson Moves to ESPN as Vice President, Programming and Acquisitions
Prior to joining ESPN, she served as vice president and assistant chief counsel at The Walt Disney Company.

[10/18/21 - 08:25 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces Premiere Dates and Offers First Look at Slate of Sustainability Series and Specials Starting October 23 with "Dear Earth"
The upcoming YouTube Originals programming slate aims to address sustainability challenges the world faces and offer solutions that can be adopted to inspire change.

[10/18/21 - 08:06 AM]
Special Guest Stars Announced for the "2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," Debuting November 20 on HBO
The Ceremony honors this year's Inductees: Tina Turner, Carole King, The Go-Go's, JAY-Z, Foo Fighters, and Todd Rundgren in the Performer category.

[10/18/21 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Hit-Monkey" - Official Trailer
This is a story of a monkey on a mission. "Marvel's Hit-Monkey" premieres November 17, only on Hulu.

[10/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Destination Fear" Returns with All-New Episodes - and Terrifying Sleepovers - Inside Haunted Abandoned Locations Including the Team's First-Ever International Investigation
New episodes return beginning Saturday, November 6 on Travel Channel and discovery+.

[10/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
Two-Time CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan to Host "The 55th Annual CMA Awards"
Bryan, a two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year, will make his CMA Awards hosting debut on this year's stage.

[10/18/21 - 08:00 AM]
"90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days" Turns Up the Heat with All-New Couples and One Familiar Face, When It Returns This December to Spice Up the Holidays
The new season premieres on Sunday, December 12 at 8:00/7:00c and will stream concurrently on discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service.