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[12/15/21 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 15
Updates include: Jeff Garlin exits ABC's "The Goldbergs"; Fox First Run renews four series for the 2022-23 season; and John Patrick Amedori to star in Showtime's "Three Women."

[12/15/21 - 05:38 PM]
"2nd Annual Ha Comedy Festival: The Art of Comedy" Debuts December 16 on HBO Max
The special features stand-up sets from fresh Latinx talent including Ralph Barbosa, Lisa Alvarado, Dave Jay, Chingo Bling, Jessica Keenan, and Steve TreviƱo.

[12/15/21 - 02:04 PM]
Video: Apple's Emmy Award-Winning Hit Comedy "Ted Lasso" Adds Joy to the Season with Animated Holiday Short
Available to watch now on Apple TV+, the holiday short stars Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Brendan Hunt, Jeremy Swift, Juno Temple, Brett Goldstein, Phil Dunster and Nick Mohammed.

[12/15/21 - 01:17 PM]
Disney Branded Television and Baobab Studios Begin Development on Animated Anthology Series "The Witchverse," Based on Emmy Award-Winning VR Short Film "Baba Yaga," for Disney+
"The Witchverse" is a global celebration of the international cultural phenomena of witches, their magic and their universal connection to nature.

[12/15/21 - 01:14 PM]
Official Key Art for "Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts" Revealed
The highly anticipated Max Original retrospective special is set to premiere on the platform January 1.

[12/15/21 - 01:00 PM]
CBS Renews Hit Freshman Drama "CSI: Vegas" for Second Season
The season one finale aired Wednesday, December 8.

[12/15/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "WWII in Color: Road to Victory" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Gripping historical footage and expert commentary give detailed insights into the leading figures and decisive turning points of World War II.

[12/15/21 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Branded Television Saddles Up for a Wild West-Themed Sixth Season of Hit Comedy "BUNK'D"
Season six, titled "BUNK'D: Learning the Ropes," begins as Lou, Parker, Destiny and Noah arrive at the soon-to-be Kikiwaka Ranch in Dusty Tush, Wyoming, where Lou must convince the surly owner, a.k.a. "The Marshal" to officially sell the property to her.

[12/15/21 - 11:17 AM]
MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" Reels in the New Year with All-New Episodes Starting Wednesday, January 5th at 8PM ET/PT
For the first time ever, viewers in the U.S. will be able to catch season one of "Catfish UK: The TV Show" featuring hosts Julie Adenuga and Oobah Butler immediately following the U.S. version at 9:00/8:00c each week.

[12/15/21 - 11:03 AM]
iHeartMedia and The CW Announce New Multi-Year Exclusive Broadcast and Streaming Agreement for the "iHeartRadio Music Festival" and "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball"
The CW and iHeartMedia have been partners on these events since 2012.

[12/15/21 - 10:31 AM]
Max Original Feature Documentary "Beanie Mania" Debuts December 23
Beanie Babies, the stuffed toys created by Ty Warner that inspired a collecting craze in the late 90s, are the subject of this eye-opening, nostalgic, and endlessly-entertaining documentary film.

[12/15/21 - 10:03 AM]
"The Dropout" Premieres March 3 on Hulu
Welcome to Theranos. Amanda Seyfried is Elizabeth Holmes.

[12/15/21 - 10:03 AM]
Video: "Somebody Somewhere" - Official Trailer - HBO
If you don't fit in, find the courage to stand out.

[12/15/21 - 10:02 AM]
OWN Announces New Episodes of OWN Spotlight Series "Speak Sis" Two Night Special Programming Event
These three episodes feature an audience of Black women having in-depth conversations about physical, financial, and sexual and relationship health issues.

[12/15/21 - 10:01 AM]
"State of the Union," SundanceTV's Multi-Emmy Award-Winning Short Form Anthology Series, Returns February 14
The groundbreaking short form series will unfold across 10 episodes, each 10 minutes in length, over 10 nights starting February 14 at 10:00/9:00c on SundanceTV.

[12/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
Apple TV+ to Premiere New Animated Original Series "El Deafo" on Friday, January 7, 2022
"El Deafo" follows perceptive young Cece (voiced by Lexi Finigan) as she loses her hearing and finds her inner superhero.

[12/15/21 - 09:51 AM]
USFL Reaches Media Rights Agreement with NBC Sports
NBC Sports joins FOX Sports as the league's official broadcast partners set to carry all 43 games.

[12/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
"Music Box" to Return to HBO tor Season Two
The upcoming collection of documentaries will continue to explore essential moments in music for an artist or band, an iconic album, or the music industry as a whole.

[12/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
Paramount+ Renews Hit Anthology Series "Why Women Kill" for a Third Season
Created by Marc Cherry, the first two seasons of the dark comedy are currently available to stream exclusively on Paramount+.

[12/15/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Seemingly random acts of brutality shock even the most seasoned NYC homicide detectives, stoking fears of an elusive serial killer operating within 1970's era Times Square, a near-lawless sexual playground where forbidden fantasies were fulfilled, including murder.

[12/15/21 - 08:23 AM]
Luxury Real Estate Brokers Showcase Mega-Million Dollar Listings and Lifestyles in New discovery+ Series "Selling the Hamptons"
Available to stream on Thursday, January 20, the docu-style series will follow a team of six Hamptons-based real estate agents from Nest Seekers International - Bianca D'Alessio, J.B. Andreassi, Michael Fulfree, Peggy Zabakolas, Kenny Arias and Mia Calabrese.

[12/15/21 - 08:11 AM]
AMC+ Scores British Spy Thriller "The Ipcress File" from ITV Studios
The twist-laden spy thriller offers a stylish and tense tale of abducted scientists, brainwashing, inter-departmental rivalry, treason, and a possibly unwise romance.

[12/15/21 - 06:34 AM]
Video: "Slugfest" - Official Trailer - The Roku Channel
Explore the decades-long relationship and rivalry between Marvel and DC Comics in "Slugfest," a 10-part docu-series from the Russo Brothers and narrated by Kevin Smith.

[12/15/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Brazen" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Mystery writer Grace Miller has killer instincts when it comes to motive - and she'll need every bit of expertise to help solve her sister's murder.

[12/15/21 - 06:00 AM]
New CNN Original Series "Eva Longoria: Searching for Mexico" to Debut Exclusively on CNN+
The six-part series will be produced by Raw, the film and television company behind the Emmy winning "Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy."

[12/15/21 - 06:00 AM]
High-Octane Apple Original Thriller "Suspicion," Starring Uma Thurman, to Premiere Globally Friday, February 4, 2022 on Apple TV+
When the son of a prominent American businesswoman (Thurman) is kidnapped from a New York hotel, the eye of suspicion quickly falls on four seemingly ordinary British citizens who were at the hotel on the night in question.

[12/14/21 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 14
Updates include: The CW eyes new "Sweet Valley High" adaptation; FOX to bring T.J. Middleton's "Cliffhanger" novels to TV; and Amazon lands small screen rights to Olivie Blake's "The Atlas Six."

[12/14/21 - 06:00 PM]
"Midnight Asia: Eat. Dance. Dream." Offers a Glimpse Into the Hidden, Nocturnal Worlds of Its Megacities
The documentary series comes to Netflix on January 20.

[12/14/21 - 04:23 PM]
Discovery and discovery+ Acquire Ricochet's Beloved Restoration Show "The Repair Shop" for US Audiences
Seasons 1-3 will be available to stream in the US on discovery+ starting Wednesday, December 15 and US audiences can watch season 4 for the first-time during marathons premiering on December 24, December 25 and January 1 on Discovery.

[12/14/21 - 12:04 PM]
Science Channel Announces Two Specials on the Highly Anticipated December Launch of the James Webb Space Telescope
The pre- and post-launch specials will air on Tuesday, December 21 and Sunday, December 26, respectively.

[12/14/21 - 11:57 AM]
Lifetime Adds New Series "Million Dollar Hustle" to Robust 2022 Unscripted Slate
The series joins previously announced docuseries, "Leave it to Geege" and transformation series "My Killer Body with K. Michelle."

[12/14/21 - 11:52 AM]
Brooke Bowman Named Executive Vice President, Drama Programming and Development, FOX Entertainment
For the past six years, Bowman has been FOX's Senior Vice President, Drama Programming and Development.

[12/14/21 - 11:35 AM]
"Chopped's" Ted Allen Steps Out of the Studio and Onto the Town to Find the Ultimate Places to Dine in New Cooking Channel Special "Where Chefs Eat"
Look for the special on Wednesday, December 29 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/21 - 11:32 AM]
Tubi Strikes Major Film Deal with Village Roadshow Entertainment Group
Tubi announced it has entered a major film deal with Village Roadshow Entertainment Group to produce multiple films from Village Roadshow's newly announced "Black Noir Cinema" initiative.

[12/14/21 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Sweet Magnolias" - Season 1 Recap - Netflix
Season 2 of "Sweet Magnolias" premieres February 4.

[12/14/21 - 11:03 AM]
The Browns Celebrate This Holiday Season in An All-New Christmas Special of "Alaskan Bush People"
The brand-new Christmas special, "North Pole to North Star," premieres Sunday, December 19 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery and will stream on discovery+ after the linear premiere.

[12/14/21 - 10:50 AM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of Dec 6: "The Unforgivable" Debuts on Top While Families Go "Back to the Outback"
Fans are preparing themselves for the premiere of "The Witcher" Season 2 on Friday, December 17 by revisiting Season 1, which was #6 on the English TV list.

[12/14/21 - 10:32 AM]
NBC Partners with Global Superstar Shakira to Star and Executive Produce New Empowering Dance Challenge Series "Dancing with Myself"
Every week a new group of fun-loving dancers from all walks of life and of all ages compete in a series of high-energy dance challenges that are designed and demonstrated by the show's celebrity creators, including Shakira.

[12/14/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Home Team" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Suspended NFL coach Sean Payton hopes to reconnect with his son by coaching his hapless youth football team in this family comedy based on a true story.

[12/14/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "Babble Bop" - Trailer
The preschool series comes to Peacock on December 23.

[12/14/21 - 10:00 AM]
Paramount+ Announces New Original Animated Kids' Series "Big Nate" Coming in 2022
The all-new animated series from Nickelodeon Animation Studio is based on the best-selling children's books and comic strip written and drawn by acclaimed author and cartoonist Lincoln Peirce.

[12/14/21 - 09:15 AM]
YouTube Originals Record-Breaking Competition Series "The Creator Games Presented by MrBeast" Returns on December 16
The two-part series, debuting December 16 and 18 for free on MrBeast's YouTube Channel, will also feature guest appearances by celebrity talk show host Dr. Phil and Olympic athlete Kenny Bednarek.

[12/14/21 - 09:15 AM]
Disney Branded Television Is in Development with Wilmer Valderrama to Executive Produce and Star in a Reimagined "Zorro" Series
"Growing up, Zorro was the one character that made me, as a Latino, feel like I could be a hero. As an adult and a storyteller, I have a responsibility in the stories that I help bring to life," said Wilmer Valderrama.

[12/14/21 - 09:02 AM]
"Smiling Friends" Delivers Happiness to Adult Swim Fans This Winter
The network's newest animated comedy series premieres Sunday, January 9 at Midnight ET/PT with two new episodes.

[12/14/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Afterparty" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
The eight-episode first season will launch globally on Friday, January 28 on Apple TV+ with three episodes, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.

[12/14/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: All-New Content from "Next Level Chef," "The Cleaning Lady" and "Pivoting," Premiering January on FOX!
All three series are featured at FOX Entertainment's Winter Press Day.

[12/14/21 - 08:56 AM]
Video: "Gary Owen: Black Famous" Official Teaser - Showtime Comedy
Gary Owen is back with another comedy special on Friday, December 31 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/21 - 08:46 AM]
"After Life" Season 3 - Premiere Date Announcement, First Look & Key Art Debut
The critically acclaimed comedy-drama created by and starring Ricky Gervais returns for its final season with six new episodes on January 14.

[12/14/21 - 08:05 AM]
New discovery+ Series "Remix My Space with Marsai Martin" Spotlights Stunning Bedroom Makeovers for Exceptional Teens
"You know me from my roles in film and television and, yes, acting is great," said Marsai. "But I'm really obsessed with design. A teen's room should be their sanctuary, so I'm surprising amazing people who are doing incredible things for our world."

[12/14/21 - 08:03 AM]
Television Academies Jointly Announce Realignment of the Primetime and Daytime Emmy Awards Competitions, Prioritizing Content Genre Over Program Scheduling
Scripted dramas and comedies will enter the Television Academy-administered national competition, irrespective of airtime.







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[05/20/22 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 20
Updates include: Sarah Wayne Callies among latest cast in ABC's "The Company You Keep"; Lupita Nyong'o departs Apple's "Lady in the Lake"; and Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson expected to exit "SNL."

[05/20/22 - 05:51 PM]
Disney+ Odds & Ends from National Streaming Day
"Alias," "Eight Simple Rules" and "The Finder" now available; "Glee" coming to Disney+ and Hulu on June 1; "America the Beautiful" to drop on July 4; Josh Duhamel and Lauren Graham to direct "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers"; and more!

[05/20/22 - 03:29 PM]
ESPN's PGA Championship First Round Telecast Earns Largest Viewership in 20 Years
The telecast, which aired from 2-8 p.m. ET, peaked at 1.7 million viewers at 4:45 p.m.

[05/20/22 - 03:06 PM]
NBA on ESPN: Most-Watched Eastern Conference Finals Game 2 Since 2018
The ESPN telecast averaged 6,049,000 viewers, peaking with 6,878,000 viewers at 9:30 p.m. ET.

[05/20/22 - 03:01 PM]
Disney+ Orders a Fourth Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" Ahead of the Season 3 Premiere on July 27, 2022
Each of the eight episodes of the third season will stream weekly on Wednesdays, exclusively on Disney+.

[05/20/22 - 12:32 PM]
Peacock Announces Alanna Ubach to Round Out Series Regulars in Seth MacFarlane's Highly Anticipated Comedy Series "Ted"
Ubach will play Susan Bennett, who is kind, selfless, and almost pathologically sweet when it comes to caring for her family, and sees the world through naive, rose-colored glasses.

[05/20/22 - 10:00 AM]
"Zombies 3," The Intergalactic Third Installment of Disney's Hit Franchise, Lands July 15, Exclusively on Disney+
The trequel, which introduces a new group of mysterious outer space aliens to the diverse student body of zombies, cheerleaders and werewolves at Seabrook High, will make its Disney Channel debut on Friday, August 12.

[05/20/22 - 09:33 AM]
Neve Campbell Set to Recur as Guest Star in New Peacock Comedy Series "Twisted Metal," A Live-Action Adaptation of the Global Video Game Phenomenon
Anthony Mackie, Stephanie Beatriz and Thomas Haden Church also star in the project.

[05/20/22 - 09:30 AM]
Prime Video Series "Night Sky" Reaches for the Stars with First-Ever Intergalactic Premiere
Intelsat and SES leveraged AWS modernized cloud infrastructures to securely receive a pre-release of the first episode and their vast ground stations and geostationary satellite fleets to do a 360-degree broadcast of the show's first episode into space.

[05/20/22 - 09:20 AM]
Production Team and Executive Producers Announced for the 74th Emmy Awards
A host and venue will be announced at a later date.

[05/20/22 - 08:31 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - "Love, Victor" Season Three
The new season premieres with all eight episodes on Hulu and Disney+ on June 15.

[05/20/22 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Stranger Things 4" - Volume Split Announced & First 8 Minutes Released
Volume 1 on May 27 will feature seven episodes with the concluding two due on July 1.

[05/20/22 - 07:10 AM]
Disney+ to Debut Walt Disney Animation Studios' New Series "Baymax!" on June 29
The all-new series of healthcare capers returns to the fantastical city of San Fransokyo where the affable, inflatable, inimitable healthcare companion robot, Baymax, sets out to do what he was programmed to do: help others.

[05/20/22 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner, "All That Breathes," from Director Shaunak Sen
The film follows two brothers who run a bird hospital dedicated to rescuing injured black kites, a staple in the skies of New Delhi, India.

[05/20/22 - 06:01 AM]
"Heartstopper" Will Return to Netflix with a Second and Third Season
The graphic novel author and illustrator Alice Oseman returns as writer and creator.