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    [friday, november 27, 2020]    
12:01 AM AMAZON small axe: lovers rock (#102)
12:30 AM ADULT SWIM adult swim special: the f-spot with derrick beckles
[special presentation]
3:01 AM NETFLIX barrier, the: the speech (#112)
  DISNEY+ disney+ feature film special: black beauty
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX fabulous lives of bollywood wives: season 1 (#101-108)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX go! go! cory carson christmas, a: one-off special
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX great british baking show, the (united kingdom): the final (#C810/UK1110)
[collection 8 finale]
  HBO MAX industry: episodes 4-8
[1st season finale]
  DISNEY+ mandalorian, the: chapter 13 (#205)
  MOTORTREND.COM motortrend special: holiday hooptie challenge
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix documentary film special: dance dreams: hot chocolate nutcracker
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: don't listen
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: the beast (la belva)
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: the call
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX over christmas: limited series (#101-103)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX sugar rush christmas: season 2 (#201-206)
[2nd season premiere]
  NETFLIX virgin river: season 2 (#201-210)
[2nd season premiere]
  DISNEY+ wonderful world of mickey mouse, the: hard to swallow / school of fish (#103/104)
[time slot premiere]
7:00 AM A&E live rescue: rewind #41
6:00 PM FACEBOOK kinderfänger: tba (#105)
7:00 PM NICK astronauts, the: day 21 (#104)
8:00 PM COMEDY comedy central special: jeff dunham's completely unrehearsed last-minute pandemic holiday special
[one-hour special presentation]
  OXYGEN dateline nbc: up in flames (#SU921)
  LIFETIME dear christmas
[original telefilm]
  HALLMARK five star christmas: countdown to christmas
[original telefilm]
  DISCOVERY gold rush: tba (#1106)
  HGTV my lottery dream home: the lottery queen (#1102)
  DISNEY raven's home: how i met your mentor
  PBS washington week: episode 6022 (#6022)
  The CW world's funniest animals: episode 111 (#111)
[new episode - special time]
  FOX wwe's friday night smackdown: 112720 (WWE-2248)
8:26 PM DISNEY just roll with it: maybe baby
8:30 PM NICK JR adventures of paddington, the: the lost letter (#127)
  PBS firing line with margaret hoover: episode 422 (#422)
  NBC nbc special: illumination presents minions holiday special
[special presentation]
8:50 PM DISNEY disney fam jam: anderson & washington
9:00 PM PEACOCK amber ruffin show, the: tba (#109)
[1st season finale]
  ID american murder mystery, an: jessica chambers (#2101-120)
[21st season premiere]
  HGTV biggest little christmas showdown: episode 102 (#102)
[series premiere]
  NBC dateline nbc: the officer's wife (#120)
  FOOD diners, drive-ins & dives: america's favorites: cross-country culinary cred (#1R4R01-60)
  DISCOVERY gold rush: white water: tba (#403)
  PBS great performances: lea salonga in concert (#4512)
  WE love after lockup: life after lockup: life after lockup: lame sex or psycho? (#320)
  OWN ready to love: tba (#206)
  PEACOCK wilmore: tba (#111)
[1st season finale]
9:01 PM ABC 20/20: tba
  CBS cbs special: cbs sunday morning: the pet project
[one-hour special presentation]
10:00 PM DISCOVERY gold rush: tba
  HGTV martha knows best: have yourself a very martha christmas (#205)
[new time slot]
  TRAVEL paranormal caught on camera: a wave from the grave and more (#316)
[new time slot]
  OWN put a ring on it: exploring parameters (#106)
  CINEMAX warrior: enter the dragon (#209)
10:30 PM HGTV martha knows best: martha claus is coming to town (#206)
11:00 PM BBCA graham norton show, the: hugh grant, nigella lawson, jamie foxx and tina fey, and amy adams with dua lipa (#2807)
  HBO how to with john wilson: how to cook the perfect risotto (#06/106)
[1st season finale]
11:30 PM VICE home for the holidays with vice: episode 1 (#101)
[series premiere]
11:35 PM SYFY movie show, the: the movie show does big sharks (#101)
[series premiere - special night & time]

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 37 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1610 series
· currently airing (fall 2020) 380 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 4 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 4 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 94 series
· returning this winter (yet to premiere) 116 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 4 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 3 series
· new in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 192 series
· returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 395 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 259 series

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Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS leads the night in total viewers.

[11/27/20 - 05:38 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ and Mariah Carey Unveil Official Trailer for "Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special," Offering a First Look at the Holiday Extravaganza, Set to Debut December 4
Combining musical performances, dynamic dancing and groundbreaking animation, the undisputed Queen of Christmas jumps into action to create a holiday spectacular to make the whole world merry.

[11/26/20 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "3 Caminos" - Official Trailer - Amazon Prime Video
The streaming service's latest original bows Friday, January 22.

[11/26/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Prom" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of down-on-their-luck Broadway stars shake up a small Indiana town as they rally behind a teen who just wants to attend prom with her girlfriend.

[11/25/20 - 12:13 PM]
"Married at First Sight" Heads Down the Aisle in Atlanta for Season 12 on January 13 with Three Hour Megasized Premiere
Season 12 is set to be the most romantic, diverse, and surprising season yet as ten brave-but-loveless singles meet their new spouse at the altar and enter a legally binding marriage at first sight.

[11/25/20 - 12:06 PM]
NFL Moves Ravens-Steelers Thanksgiving Primetime Game to Sunday, November 29
In its place, NBC will rebroadcast "The National Dog Show" alongside a repeat of "The Wall."

[11/25/20 - 10:47 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Max Original "House of Ho" Premiering Thursday, Dec. 10
The series follow the lives, loves, and conflicts of the Hos, a wealthy Vietnamese-American family in Houston who've built a multimillion-dollar empire.

[11/25/20 - 10:31 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out 2020 with Three Shows in December, Live Coast-to-Coast
Jason Bateman, Timothée Chalamet and Kristen Wiig are on tap to host in the coming weeks.

[11/25/20 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "On Pointe" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Get a glimpse into the students from the School of American Ballet in the series, due on Friday, December 18.

[11/25/20 - 10:00 AM]
An Incredible Lineup of Talent Set to Join the "Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes - At Home Holiday Special"
NBC News' "Today" co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb will host the joyous event.

[11/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
More Performers Announced for the One-Hour Concert Special "Play On: Celebrating The Power of Music to Make Change," on a New Date and Time, Tuesday, Dec. 15
The one-hour special was previously scheduled for Saturday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS leads the night in total viewers.

[11/25/20 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - December 2020
Newly announced premieres include "House of Ho" on December 10 and "Homeschool Musical Class of 2020" on December 17.

[11/25/20 - 06:33 AM]
FOX College Hoops Tips Off 2020-21 Season with Thanksgiving Week Feast
Gus Johnson, the most exciting voice in sports, returns as the network's lead play-by-play announcer, with former All-American and NBA veteran Jim Jackson and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Bill Raftery serving as FOX Sports' lead game analysts.

[11/25/20 - 05:32 AM]
Successful Duo Brings New Danish Series "Chosen" to Netflix
"Chosen" is a coming-of-age sci-fi story about a young girl whose reality is suddenly turned upside down when everything she thought she knew turns out to be wrong, and she realises that the world is not as safe and blissful as she thought.

[11/24/20 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 24
Updates include: Netflix renews "Izzy's Koala World"; Pop cancels "One Day at a Time"; and Amber Riley to star in NBC's "Dream."