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    [tuesday, october 20, 2020]    
3:01 AM QUIBI big rad wolf: tba (#104)
  QUIBI hello america: tba (#129)
  QUIBI last looks: tba (#109)
  NETFLIX magic school bus rides again the frizz connection, the: one-off special
[special presentation]
  QUIBI murder unboxed: tba (#102)
  NETFLIX record of youth (south korea): episode 14 (#114)
  SHUDDER shudder feature film special: the boulet brothers' dragula: resurrection
[special presentation]
  CBSAA tooning out the news: 10/20/20 virtue signal (pete souza) (#185)
6:00 AM OVATION travel man: tallinn (0803AA)
6:30 AM OVATION travel man: hamburg (0804AA)
7:00 AM OVATION grand designs: padstow (1602BA)
12:00 PM FACEBOOK returning the favor: the texas family fixing bikes for kids (#417)
1:00 PM YOUTUBE how to be: behzinga: training under covid (#102)
7:00 PM CARTOON craig of the creek: fall anthology (#V511)
7:30 PM FOX mlb special: world series game #1 (FSP-2121)
[special presentation]
  CARTOON victor and valentino: charlene mania
8:00 PM BYUtv all-round champion: luge (#205)
  ABC bachelorette, the: episode 1602 (#1602)
  PBS finding your roots: dna mysteries (#612)
  OWN haves and the have nots, the: father's day (#719)
  DISCOVERY homestead rescue: raney ranch: raney days are a-comin' (#103)
  AXS TV impact wrestling: 102020 (#2043)
  NGC life below zero: bloodlines (#1408)
  MTV teen mom 2: impossible choice (#21008)
  NBC voice, the: the blind auditions, part 2 (#1902)
[time slot premiere]
9:00 PM MTV 16 & pregnant: maddie (#603)
  PBS american masters: walter winchell: the power of gossip (#3305)
  HISTORY america's book of secrets: special edition: a world gone mad (#110)
[1st season finale]
  DISCOVERY building off the grid: tennessee dome home (#1003)
  FOOD chopped: fries and thighs (#4612)
  MOTORTREND garage squad: phoenix firebird (#703)
  ID homicide city: deadly circle of friends (#306)
  SHOWTIME inside the nfl: 2020 week 6 (#4207)
  NGC life below zero: next generation: bloodlines (#108)
  TLC little people, big world: the roloff quaranteam (#2104)
  BYUtv survivalists: time to prove the bullies wrong (#102)
  HGTV windy city rehab: raise the stakes: to sell or not to sell (#1R2R04-90)
[2nd season finale]
10:00 PM MOTORTREND chasing classic cars: a griffith resurrection
  ID dead silent: quiet the dogs (#401)
[4th season premiere]
  BRAVO don't be tardy‚Ķ: a country ghost town jamboree (#804)
  COOKING eddie eats america: queens (#112)
  CBS fbi declassified, the: 20 days of terror: the austin bomber (#103)
  HBO hbo special: real sports with bryant gumbel
[one-hour special presentation]
  VICE i was a teenage felon: the porno gangster (#104)
  AXS TV impact in 60: talk'n shop: full keg (#121)
  TLC sweet home sextuplets: coronavirus crisis (#309)
  COMEDY tosh.0: episode 1206 (#1206)
10:01 PM NBC transplant: far from home (#107)
10:30 PM PBS frontline: whose vote counts (#3820)
  FREEFORM kal penn approves this message: kal penn approves the environment (#105)
  TBS misery index, the: chicken, spaghetti and sex (#211)
[2nd season fall premiere]
  BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: jon favreau & jon lovett (#17169)
11:00 PM COMEDY daily show with trevor noah, the: october 20, 2020 (#3485)
  HGTV house hunters: momma knows best in tampa (#18604)
  FUSE made from scratch: miguel (#202)
  VICE vice news tonight: tuesday, october 20, 2020
11:30 PM HGTV house hunters international: return to chiang rai (#15306)
  E! nightly pop: 102020
  FUSE struggle gourmet: zainab johnson makes fish sticks (#102)

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 269 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 2018 series
· currently airing (fall 2020) 365 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 75 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 86 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 15 series
· returning this winter (yet to premiere) 14 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 1 series
· new in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 181 series
· returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 406 series
· canceled/ended (2018-2019 season) 553 series

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Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls in Front with Return of "The Voice"
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Pulls in Front with Return of "The Voice"
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/20 - 07:01 AM]
Original Cast Member Jason Gray Returns to BYUtv's "Studio C"
Gray will return to the fan-favorite sketch comedy show in fall 2021.

[10/20/20 - 07:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Lets Kids' Voices Be Heard This Election Season with Return of Bellwether "Kids' Vote" Poll and Brand-New "Nick News: Kids Pick the President" Special Hosted by Keke Palmer
The results of the poll will be revealed during the "Nick News" TV special premiering Tuesday, October 27.

[10/20/20 - 06:48 AM]
November 2020 Lineup Brings Fascinating New Stories About the King of Rock and Roll, The Most Devious and Murderous Masterminds and a Revealing Look at Jennifer Aniston
Returning original series are led by "Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer" with new episodes every Monday in November examining the triggers and life-changing moments that kick-start their psychopathic behavior.

[10/20/20 - 06:01 AM]
Peacock Launches New Election Destination Featuring Debate Coverage, Campaign News, Documentaries, and Timely Comedy
Full coverage plans for election night on Peacock will be announced at a later date.

[10/20/20 - 05:35 AM]
Netflix Commissions Major New International Drama Series "Midnight at the Pera Palace" from Karga Seven Pictures Turkey
The eight-episode Turkish language series has started production in multiple locations in Turkey.

[10/19/20 - 03:27 PM]
HBO's "Euphoria" Returns with Two Special Episodes; The First Debuts December 6
The title and date of the second episode are forthcoming.

[10/19/20 - 02:24 PM]
CBS Shifts "Manhunt: Deadly Games" to Saturday Nights
Following tonight's installment, look for back-to-back episodes each Saturday at 8:00/7:00c starting October 24.

[10/19/20 - 01:04 PM]
Over 7 Million Total Viewers Tuned in to BET's Winning Line Up of Tyler Perry's Trifecta of Original Series "House of Payne," "Assisted Living" and the Return of "Sistas" Premieres and Encores L+3
BET further spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 14.

[10/19/20 - 12:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Signs Regina Hall to First-Look Deal
Already in development is a one-hour comedy special featuring Hall as star and executive producer.

[10/19/20 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Glynn Turman, Dusan Brown and Taylour Paige, the film premieres December 18.

[10/19/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Limited Series "The White Lotus" from Mike White Begins Production This Month
The six-episode series stars Murray Bartlett, Connie Britton, Jennifer Coolidge, Alexandra Daddario, Fred Hechinger, Jake Lacy, Brittany O'Grady, Natasha Rothwell, Sydney Sweeney and Steve Zahn.

[10/19/20 - 11:02 AM]
BET's "Project CRE8" Winning Film, "Alieu the Dreamer," Starring Denzel Whitaker to World Premiere on Thursday, October 22 at 10 PM ET/PT on BET
Written, directed and composed by Quincy Ledbetter, the film takes place in a world where mankind hasn't dreamed for three decades, until a driven government agent discovers a young man in the projects, who has suddenly started dreaming.

[10/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Gets Into the Spirit with Its Schedule of Upcoming Holiday Specials
Highlights include "Silent Night - A Song for the World," "The Hollywood Christmas Parade Greatest Moments" and "Heroes on the Front Line."

[10/19/20 - 09:54 AM]
Video: "Big Rad Wolf" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The rise and fall of the infamous American Apparel is now streaming on Quibi.