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[08/16/21 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 16
Updates include: IMDb TV passes on reviving "For Life," "Rebel"; R.J. Cyler cast in HBO Max's "Rap Sh*t"; and Betty Gilpin among latest tapped for "Roar" at Apple TV+.

[08/16/21 - 11:35 PM]
Video: "LOL - Enga Siri Paappom" - Official Trailer - Amazon Original
The latest installment in the "LOL" franchise premieres Friday, August 27.

[08/16/21 - 12:14 PM]
"Well Done with Sebastian Maniscalco" Sets Season Two discovery+ Premiere for Tuesday, November 16th
Showcasing Maniscalco's signature social observations and witty commentary, the returning series, which offers a deep dive into the food world, also will feature appearances from his family and friends.

[08/16/21 - 11:19 AM]
Shudder Reveals Premiere Date and Key Art for "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula" Season Four
Premiering exclusively on the horror streaming service on Tuesday, October 19, with new episodes to follow every Tuesday, this marks the first time the series will be released at the same time in all English-speaking territories.

[08/16/21 - 11:17 AM]
Peacock Announces Straight-to-Series Order of "Field of Dreams"
Based on Universal Pictures' Academy Award(R)-nominated film, the series will reimagine the mixture of family, baseball, Iowa and magic that makes the movie so enduring and beloved.

[08/16/21 - 11:00 AM]
Wyatt Cenac Inks Overall Cross-Studio Deal with Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios
Currently, Cenac has two projects in active development at the studios - an animated longform movie and adult animated series - in addition to assisting on other various series development.

[08/16/21 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Official Trailer for Billion-Dollar Leggings Tell-All "LuLaRich"
The directors, who created the buzzy documentary "Fyre Fraud," take viewers on a deep-dive into the ups and downs of the notorious multilevel-marketing company LuLaRoe, which is known for their over-the-top leggings.

[08/16/21 - 10:31 AM]
Season Four of "Frankie Drake Mysteries" to Make U.S. Debut on Ovation TV; Premieres October 2 During Mystery Alley Block
As an arts network dedicated to celebrating and presenting all forms of art, Ovation will also air the "Frankie Drake Mysteries: Music at Midnight" concert special.

[08/16/21 - 10:31 AM]
HGTV and discovery+ Ready to Premiere 20 New Series Before Year End
"Just when fans think they've seen it all, we're here to surprise them," said Jane Latman, president, HGTV & Streaming Home Content, Discovery, Inc.

[08/16/21 - 10:14 AM]
Video: Get Fired Up as truTV Debuts Official Trailer and Key Art for Season 3 of "Tacoma FD" Premiering Thursday, September 16 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Station 24 is kicking ash and taking flames in the blazing hot new season, where Tacoma's favorite firefighters up the station antics, take on quarantining, and one of the biggest pranks of all gets revealed in an ultimate flashback.

[08/16/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this reality series, Marie Kondo brings her joyful tidying tactics to people struggling to balance work and home life - and shares her own world.

[08/16/21 - 09:29 AM]
CBS' Iconic Game Show "The Price Is Right" Celebrates Its 50th Season When the Daytime Emmy Award-Winning Series Premieres, Monday, Sept. 13
Plus, contestants will come on down to play iconic pricing games for extravagant luxury cars and big cash prizes, Thursday, Sept. 30 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[08/16/21 - 09:16 AM]
discovery+ Orders "SmartLess" Docuseries Following Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnett on Their Multi-City Live Podcast Tour
The untitled special docuseries, coming to discovery+ in 2022, will feature highlights from their celebrity interviews during the tour, as well as exclusive, behind-the-scenes access throughout the six city tour that takes place in February.

[08/16/21 - 09:01 AM]
Netflix's New Adult Animated Comedy Series "Inside Job" Premieres Friday, October 22
The 10-episode series features the voices of Lizzy Caplan, Christian Slater, Clark Duke, Andrew Daly, Bobby Lee, John DiMaggio, Tisha Campbell and Brett Gelman.

[08/16/21 - 09:00 AM]
Greed, Jealousy and Murder Get Stripped Down in a New discovery+ Docuseries "Curse of the Chippendales"
The series, created by the Academy Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning Simon Chinn and Jonathan Chinn of Lightbox, begins streaming only on discovery+ September 24.

[08/16/21 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Season Finale Is Summer's No. 1 Entertainment Telecast
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 9.

[08/16/21 - 08:46 AM]
Undercover Agents Bring Viewers Inside the Race to Stop a Man Plotting to Assassinate High Ranking Government Officials in "The FBI Declassified: Enemy of the State"
An all-new episode of the series premieres this Wednesday, August 18 at 10:00/9:00c on CBS.

[08/16/21 - 08:38 AM]
ESPN Signs Pro Bowl Quarterback Alex Smith
In the first year of his post-playing career, Smith will appear on multiple shows and in various roles, mainly surrounding NFL programming, including "SportsCenter."

[08/16/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Ada Twist, Scientist" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Plus: Episode 3 of "Ada Twist, Scientist" is exclusively available on Netflix Jr. YouTube now ahead of the September 28 series premiere.

[08/16/21 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset" Two-Part Reunion Begins Sunday, August 22nd at 9 PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down with Reza Farahan, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Mike Shouhed, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi, Destiney Rose and Nema Vand to discuss the season.

[08/16/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Afterlife of the Party" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Cassie lives to party... until she dies in a freak accident. Now this social butterfly needs to right her wrongs on Earth if she wants to earn her wings.

[08/16/21 - 06:47 AM]
BET Delivers Triple-Digit Viewrship Growth, Up +104% Versus a Year Ago with the 36th Annual "Stellar Gospel Music Awards" Presented by AT&T Dream in Black
The "Stellar Awards" was the #1 program for the night on all TV for Black viewers P2+ excluding sports with, 867 K Total Viewers during premiere night (Live+3, simulcast across BET and BET Her on 8/1/21).

[08/16/21 - 06:35 AM]
Give a Witcher Welcome Today to the Cast and Crew Joining "The Witcher: Blood Origin"
Mirren Mack (Merwyn), Lenny Henry (Balor), Jacob Collins Levy (Eredin), Lizzie Annis (Zacaré), Huw Novelli (Brother Death), Francesca Mills (Meldof), Amy Murray (Fenrik), Nathaniel Curtis (Brían), Zach Wyatt (Syndril) and Dylan Moran (Uthrok One-Nut) will join the previously announced Sophia Brown (Éile), Laurence O'Fuarain (Fjall) and Michelle Yeoh (Scían).

[08/16/21 - 06:00 AM]
WarnerMedia Kids & Family Sets Sept. 13 for Cartoonito Preschool Block on HBO Max and Cartoon Network
"Little Ellen," "The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo," "Bing," "Mush-Mush & The Mushables," "Thomas & Friends All Engines Go" and "Lucas the Spider" are among the originals on tap.

[08/16/21 - 06:00 AM]
discovery+ to Stream New Limited Docuseries "Last Chance Transplant" Executive Produced by Robin Roberts Premiering September 22
This new, emotional and heart-pounding series will give viewers an inside look at the race against the clock to transplant and save human life.

[08/16/21 - 02:31 AM]
Video: "King of Boys: The Return of the King" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Alhaja Eniola Salami starts anew and sets her sights on a different position of power, fueled by revenge, regret and ruthlessness.

[08/16/21 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "Open Your Eyes" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After a tragic accident, an amnesiac teen tries to rebuild her life at a memory disorders center but becomes suspicious of her unconventional treatment.

[08/15/21 - 04:04 PM]
ABC to Air News Special on Afghanistan Tonight at 9:00/8:00c
The previously announced episodes of "The Chase" and "To Tell The Truth" will now air on Sunday, August 29.

[08/13/21 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 13
Updates include: Sam Reid cast as Lestat in AMC's "Interview with the Vampire" TV series; Brandon Micheal Hall bound for Hulu's "How I Met Your Father"; and FX offers various tidbits at the TCA Summer Press Tour.

[08/13/21 - 12:34 PM]
Video: "American Horror Story: Double Feature" - Part 1: Red Tide - Official Trailer - Season 10 - FX
In "American Horror Story: Double Feature," a struggling writer, his pregnant wife and their daughter move to an isolated beach town for the winter.

[08/13/21 - 12:21 PM]
The Wonder Women of Street Racing! All New Series "Street Outlaws: Gone Girl" Launches September 6 on discovery+
In an all-new discovery+ series, the fastest female drivers from around the country converge in Las Vegas to pull off the ultimate street hustle - speeding away with as much cash as possible and some serious street cred.

[08/13/21 - 11:14 AM]
Video: Trailer for Tubi's Summer Original, "Swim," Featuring Joey Lawrence, Available Now on Tubi!
Starring Joey Lawrence, the film follows a family trapped in their storm-flooded vacation rental, who must keep moving up to higher floors, as they seek to escape a hungry shark that's made its way into the house.

[08/13/21 - 10:48 AM]
Video: "The Premise" - Official Trailer: Anthology of Now - Season 1 - FX
B.J. Novak's "The Premise" is a bold and provocative half-hour anthology of standalone stories about the times we live in.

[08/13/21 - 10:25 AM]
BET Announces "The Tyler Perry Show: The Sistas After-Show Edition" Hosted by World Renowned Content Creator Tyler Perry Premiering Wednesday, August 18 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her
Taped at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta in front of a live socially distant seated, fully vaccinated, and COVID-19-tested audience, the first special will spotlight the #1 series on cable for Black viewers P18-49, "Tyler Perry's Sistas."

[08/13/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases Trailer for the Original Documentary Special, "Eyes on the Prize: Hallowed Ground"
The documentary special honors Henry Hampton's masterpiece "Eyes on the Prize" (1987-1990) and conjures ancestral memories, activates the radical imagination and explores the profound journey for Black liberation through the voices of the movement.

[08/13/21 - 09:43 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, September 12 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for season two are Housewives: Lisa Barlow, Mary Cosby, Heather Gay, Meredith Marks, Whitney Rose and Jen Shah.

[08/13/21 - 09:29 AM]
Four-Part Documentary "NYC Epicenters 9/11 - 2021 1/2," Debuts August 22
The four-part documentary essay is produced and directed by acclaimed director Spike Lee.

[08/13/21 - 09:06 AM]
FX Orders New Limited Series "Retreat"
The limited series from Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij follows an amateur sleuth as she attempts to solve a murder at a secluded retreat.

[08/13/21 - 08:49 AM]
FX Orders Fourth Season of "What We Do in the Shadows"
The renewal comes in advance of its season three launch on Thursday, September 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/13/21 - 08:34 AM]
FX Orders Second Installment of "American Horror Stories"
"American Horror Stories" will conclude its first installment on Thursday, August 19, and return in 2022.

[08/13/21 - 08:08 AM]
FX Orders "American Sports Story" and "American Love Story"
Plus: "Studio 54: American Crime Story" is currently in development as the potential fourth installment of the award-winning hit limited series franchise, "American Crime Story."

[08/13/21 - 08:00 AM]
ABC's "The Ultimate Surfer" Is Breaking Out Some Sweet Moves for Surf Fans Coast to Coast
"The Ultimate Surfer" will gather some of the world's greatest up-and-coming surfers to train and live together as they battle it out at the World Surf League's (WSL) state-of-the-art Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California.

[08/13/21 - 07:07 AM]
Exterior Spaces Get Extraordinary Revamps in HGTV Spin-Off "Curb Appeal Xtreme" Premiering Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 8 p.m. ET/PT
The spin-off will tackle challenging home exteriors and overhaul front lawns and backyards.

[08/13/21 - 12:02 AM]
Surprise! A "Grace and Frankie" Message from Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin
The first four episodes of the seventh and final season are now available in advance of its 2022 premiere.

[08/12/21 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 12
Updates include: Billy Zane to play "MacGruber" villain in Peacock series; Calum Worthy cast in Hulu's "Reboot" pilot; and Ali Stroker among latest bound for Netflix's "Echoes."

[08/12/21 - 05:09 PM]
Video: "Craig Ross Jr.'s Monogamy" Season 3 - Official Trailer - An ALLBLK Original
The ensemble drama, about four couples to undergo a new type of treatment called Swap Therapy to repair their broken marriage, returns September 2.

[08/12/21 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "D.P." - Official Trailer - Netflix
A young private's assignment to capture army deserters reveals the painful reality endured by each enlistee during his compulsory call of duty.

[08/12/21 - 02:00 PM]
Amazon Studios' "The Lord of the Rings" Original Series Sets Season Two in the U.K.
The highly anticipated series recently wrapped principal photography on Season One in New Zealand and is scheduled to premiere on Prime Video in more than 240 countries around the world on Friday, September 2, 2022.

[08/12/21 - 01:24 PM]
FOX to Unmask a Special Sneak Peek at Season Six of "The Masked Singer" and the World's First Avatar Singing Competition Series, "Alter Ego," Sunday, Sept. 12 on FOX!
The special airs live across all time zones at 8:00 PM ET/5:00 PM PT, followed by an all-new episode of "Fantasy Island."

[08/12/21 - 12:31 PM]
Showtime Documentary Films Announces New Docu-Series "Buried" Premiering on Sunday, October 10
Showtime will release all four episodes to its subscribers at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, October 10, prior to its on-air debut that night at 9 p.m. ET/PT.







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[12/07/21 - 01:13 PM]
Shudder Renews Hit Drag Competition Series "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula" for a Fifth Season Ahead of Season Four Finale, Premiering December 21
In the seven weeks since it premiered, "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula" season 4 has been the most watched program on Shudder.

[12/07/21 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen's "New York Homicide" Examines the Unforgettable Crimes That Rocked the Buroughs and Shook Even the Toughest of New Yorkers on Saturday, January 1 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Oxygen, the home for high quality true crime programming, is diving deep into some of the most chilling murder cases in New York City's recent history.

[12/07/21 - 11:53 AM]
John Zaccario Named President of GSN
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[12/07/21 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Greenlights Third Season of "Power Book II: Ghost" Following Record-Breaking Debut of Season Two
The second season premiere was the #1 top-ranked cable telecast among Black households across total day as well as the #1 top ranked premium telecast across all households, total day when it launched on Sunday, November 21.

[12/07/21 - 11:00 AM]
Video: "Snowpiercer" Season Three First-Look Trailer Reveals Hope for Civilization as Earth Begins to Warm
As previously announced, season three of "Snowpiercer" premieres on Monday, January 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/07/21 - 11:00 AM]
Video: "Days of Our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas" - Official Trailer - Peacock Original
The project follows Will Horton as he writes a screenplay before his Christmas Eve deadline.

[12/07/21 - 11:00 AM]
Netflix Renews Hit Series "Outer Banks" for Third Season
Returning as series regulars are Chase Stokes, Madelyn Cline, Madison Bailey, Jonathan Daviss, Rudy Pankow, Austin North, Drew Starkey, and Charles Esten.

[12/07/21 - 10:17 AM]
SK Global Acquires Dean Koontz #1 Bestselling Collection Of "Nameless" Thrillers for Series Adaptation
The series project is part of the recently announced first-look pact between SK Global and Henry Golding.

[12/07/21 - 10:07 AM]
Apple TV+ Picks Up Award-Winning Anthology Drama Series "Truth Be Told" for Third Season
Created and executive produced by Nichelle Tramble Spellman, season three will be helmed by Maisha Closson who will also serve as showrunner and executive producer.

[12/07/21 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Max Renews "The Sex Lives of College Girls" for a Second Season
Consistently ranking among HBO Max's top titles, the series has hit new platform highs each week, with the most recent release on Thursday growing over 40% vs. its debut.

[12/07/21 - 09:05 AM]
Actress And Comedian Retta Tours the Country's Most Hideous Homes in HGTV's New Event Series "Ugliest House in America"
The new series will feature tours of 12 properties that were nominated by homeowners who believe their design-challenged home is one of the worst in the country.

[12/07/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Action Pack" New Series Trailer - Netflix Jr
On January 4, get ready for a new class of superheroes.

[12/07/21 - 08:32 AM]
Giada De Laurentiis Signs New Exclusive Agreement with Discovery's Food Network
Under the new deal, Giada will continue to produce and front content for both the linear network and the discovery+ streaming service, including the all-new series "Simply Giada," premiering Sunday, January 9 on Food Network.

[12/07/21 - 08:21 AM]
Apple Studios to Produce Adam McKay and Jennifer Lawrence's Theranos Feature "Bad Blood" Starring Lawrence as Elizabeth Holmes
The film will chart the dramatic story of Holmes' Silicon Valley blood testing startup that catapulted her to being the youngest and richest self-made billionaire before claims of fraud brought everything crashing down.

[12/07/21 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Rebelde" - Official Trailer - Netflix
As Elite Way School starts a new term, a familiar enemy - a secret society called the Lodge - threatens to crash the musical hopes of the first-years.