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    [wednesday, march 03, 2021]    
3:01 AM DISCOVERY+ design star: next gen: transformers! (#102)
  MOTORTREND.COM faster with finnegan: 5. skidplate racing beater cars! (#205)
  NETFLIX hello, me!: episode 5 (#105)
  NETFLIX murder among the mormons: limited series (#101-103)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: moxie
[special presentation]
  DISCOVERY+ one week to sell: construction zone to home (#107)
  DISCOVERY+ see no evil: come quickly, i'm afraid (#705)
  NETFLIX sisyphus: episode 5 (#105)
  DISCOVERY+ undercover billionaire: cocktail of chaos (#208)
4:00 PM GSN master minds: trivia, smarts & polar bears (#259)
5:00 PM GSN chain reaction (reboot series): musical moms vs. wellness women (#108)
  NICK tooned in: 3, 2, 1, slime! bradley v hayden v rachelle (#115)
6:00 PM GSN people puzzler: show me the money (#133)
7:00 PM NBCSN nhl special: washington at boston
7:30 PM LIFETIME married at first sight: unfiltered: toying with my emotions (#1207)
8:00 PM TNT aew: dynamite: the crossroads (#223)
  MTV challenge, the: double agents: tinker, tailer, bunny, spy (#3612-90)
  ABC goldbergs, the: mr. ships ahoy (#813)
  LIFETIME married at first sight: face to face (#1208-120)
  TLC my 600-lb life: shannon's journey (#910-120)
  BYUtv my perfect family: twins (#109)
[1st season finale]
  FOX name that tune: episode 9 / episode 10 (NTU-109/NTU-110)
[two-hour 1st season finale - special time]
  CBS tough as nails: it's gonna be a sheep show (#TAN204)
  USA wwe nxt: 030321 (#446)
8:30 PM ABC american housewife: the guardian (#510)
9:00 PM ABC conners, the: a stomach ache, a heartbreak and a grave mistake (#304)
  A&E court cam: episode 320 (#320)
  HGTV farmhouse fixer: pilot (#101)
[series premiere]
  BYUtv fixers, the: crit, mexico (#210)
[2nd season finale]
  HISTORY forged in fire: machete of the amazons (#812)
  FOOD guy's grocery games: delivery: tournament of champions special (#2607)
  COOKING man's greatest food: crunch time (#410)
  BRAVO real housewives of new jersey, the: guys gone wild (#1103)
  DIY restored: 1912 transitional victorian arts and crafts (#406)
  CBS seal team: cover for action (#ST408)
  BET sistas: when it's midnight (#218)
  MOTORTREND texas metal: tale of two fords (#401)
[4th season premiere]
  NGC to catch a smuggler: coke, cakes and cash (#207)
9:30 PM ABC call your mother: feelings (#107)
  A&E court cam: episode 321 (#321)
  NBCSN nhl special: st. louis at anaheim
10:00 PM TNT aew: dynamite: countdown to revolution 2021
[one-hour special presentation]
  TRAVEL beyond the unknown: jack the ripper, frozen woman and deadly christmas gift (#320)
[3rd season finale]
  ABC con, the: the fyre festival con (#106)
[1st season spring premiere]
  FREEFORM good trouble: whoosh, pow, bang (#3003)
  HGTV house hunters international: sloths don't slow me down in costa rica (#130R1R10)
  A&E i survived a crime: episode 105 (#105)
  NGC narco wars: inside the cartel - narco cult (#112)
  SYFY resident alien: sexy beast (#106)
  MOTORTREND restoration garage: muscle car city (#706)
  CBS s.w.a.t.: buried (#SWA410)
  FX snowfall: all the way down (#403)
  BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: jackie goldschneider & annaleigh ashford (#18043)
10:03 PM LIFETIME marrying millions: swimmers and sinking plans (#216)
10:30 PM TBS full frontal with samantha bee: march 3, 2021 (#606)
  HGTV house hunters: a grown-up home in chicago (#18913)
  A&E i survived a crime: episode 106 (#106)
11:00 PM TBS conan: lauren cohan (#1119)
  COMEDY daily show with trevor noah, the: tba
  BET disrupt & dismantle: the most incarcerated zip code in america (#103)
[new time slot]
  VICE vice news tonight: wednesday, march 3, 2021 (#5033)
11:30 PM E! nightly pop: tba

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 119 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1900 series
· currently airing (spring 2021) 414 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 118 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 115 series
· new this summer (yet to premiere) 15 series
· returning this summer (yet to premiere) 20 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 1 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 7 series
· new in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 203 series
· returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 373 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 272 series

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Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[03/03/21 - 01:49 PM]
Seven Bucks Productions & FlynnPictureCo.'s "Teddy and the Guardians of the Night" Lands at Netflix
In the film, stuffed teddy bears from around the world secretly come to life in order to protect children everywhere from all the things that go bump in the night.

[03/03/21 - 01:06 PM]
A&E Network Greenlights Documentary Programming Events "Right to Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution" (wt) and "Secret Origins of Hip Hop" Featuring Busta Rhymes, Eve, Fat Joe, Grandmaster Flash, Ice-T and More
Across four hours, "Right to Offend" explores black comedy through a unique lens, tracing the evolution and social awakening of the courageous comedians who dared to push against the social constraints of their time and spoke truth to power.

[03/03/21 - 01:05 PM]
The History(R) Channel Greenlights "Fight the Power: The Protests That Changed America" from Executive Producers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Deborah Morales
This partnership marks the second collaboration between the network and Abdul-Jabbar, who received an Emmy nomination for outstanding narrator in "Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution."

[03/03/21 - 01:04 PM]
The History(R) Channel Announces Slate of Premium Historical Programming Extending Its Hit "That Built" Franchise Exploring the Fascinating History Behind America's Biggest Entrepreneurial Titans and Rivalries
The announcement comes off the heels of the successful premiere of season two of "The Food That Built America," which chronicles the origin stories behind the titans who fought their way to the top of the food chain and tells the fascinating history of the rivalries between some of food's most beloved brands.

[03/03/21 - 01:03 PM]
Lifetime Welcomes Reba McEntire to the Family with Two Picture Deal
The first of the projects will be "Christmas In Tune" (working title), which will be featured as a tentpole movie for the network's annual holiday slate, "It's a Wonderful Lifetime."

[03/03/21 - 01:02 PM]
Lifetime and A&E Greenlight the Cross-Network Documentary Event "Janet," Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Music Icon Janet Jackson's First Album
Producers Workerbee have been filming the incredible documentary for three years and have been granted exclusive access to archival footage and Janet's never before seen home videos, along with star-studded interviews.

[03/03/21 - 01:01 PM]
A+E Networks(R) First to Announce 2021 Upfront Slate, More Than 2500 Hours of New Programming, Including 70 Hours of Premium Docs, More Than 200 Movies
The company is touting more than 2500 hours of new programming in the pipeline for 2021/2022, including 70 hours of premium documentaries and 221 movies.

[03/03/21 - 12:17 PM]
IMDb TV Expands Its Lineup of Premium Original Content with New Spinoff Series of Fan Favorite Drama "Bosch"
Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling books, the new series will begin filming later this year with stars Titus Welliver, Mimi Rogers and Madison Lintz reprising their roles.

[03/03/21 - 12:00 PM]
Nickelodeon Sets the Stage for "Drama Club," An All-New Mockumentary-Style Comedy Series
From creators and executive producers Monica Sherer and Madeline Whitby, the series follows a group of middle schoolers as they shine a light on the inner workings of their school's overlooked drama club.

[03/03/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Seaspiracy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Passionate about ocean life, a filmmaker sets out to document the harm that humans do to marine species - and uncovers alarming global corruption.

[03/03/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: All-New Promo for "The Moodys," Premiering Thursday, April 1 on FOX
The single-camera comedy series follows a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family through their misadventures.

[03/03/21 - 10:15 AM]
Billy Bob Thornton, Alfre Woodard and Rege-Jean Page Round Out Cast for "The Gray Man"
The Netflix film is based on the novel by Mark Greaney, first published in 2009 by Jove Books.

[03/03/21 - 10:07 AM]
All New Season of "Naked and Afraid" Launches March 7 on Discovery and discovery+
This season sees survivalists who would rather take on some of the world's most dangerous environments than stay "safer at home."

[03/03/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Thunder Force" - Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer - Official Trailer - Netflix
Two childhood best friends reunite as an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo when one invents a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers.

[03/03/21 - 10:01 AM]
"No Activity" Returns April 8 on Paramount+
As previously announced, the upcoming season will feature the fan favorite characters in animated form.