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    [tuesday, april 13, 2021]    
3:01 AM DISCOVERY+ discovery+ special: gamestop: wall street hijack
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX mighty express: season 3 (#301-308)
[3rd season premiere]
  NETFLIX my love: six stories of true love: limited series (#101-106)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX navillera: episode 8 (#108)
  DISCOVERY+ pig royalty: trouble with the tyks (#105)
  PARAMOUNT+ tooning out the news: tuesday 4/13/21 the establishment (jonathan allen and amie parnes) (#222)
5:30 AM OVATION on set!: episode 112 (0112AA)
9:30 AM GSN get a clue: all i do is win (#262)
12:00 PM YOUTUBE retro tech: tba (#201)
[2nd season premiere]
5:00 PM GSN chain reaction (reboot series): yaffe family vs. the paddle board trio (#137)
6:00 PM GSN people puzzler: go big or go home (#162)
7:00 PM NBCSN nhl special: philadelphia at pittsburgh
7:30 PM CARTOON apple & onion: panamanian night monkey
  TNT nba special: la clippers vs. indiana pacers
7:45 PM CARTOON apple & onion: za
8:00 PM BYUtv all-round champion: inline racing (#303)
  DISCOVERY deadliest catch: time bandit returns
  PBS finding your roots: the new world (#707)
  The CW flash, the: growing pains (#707)
  NGC life below zero: next generation: hungry winter (#212)
  OXYGEN mark of a killer: the i-95 killer (#302)
  VH1 nick cannon presents: wild 'n out: juvenile; cuban doll
  TLC outdaughtered: a broken heart for the holidays (#808)
  ABC pooch perfect: live loud and groom proud (#103)
  OWN queen sugar: in summer time to simply be (#509)
  FOX resident, the: doors opening, doors closing (RES-409)
[4th season spring premiere]
  MTV teen mom og: light the way (#912)
  USA wwe nxt: 041321 (#452)
[new time slot]
  NBC young rock: my baby only drinks the good stuff
8:30 PM NBC kenan: wednesday's gal (#108)
  VH1 nick cannon presents: wild 'n out: headkrack; da brat; ambjaay
9:00 PM MTV 16 & pregnant: taylor (#611)
[6th season finale]
  ABC big sky: catastrophic thinking/all kinds of snakes (#110/111)
[two-hour 1st season spring premiere - special time]
  TLC blended bunch, the: princess spencer (#105)
  FOOD chopped: martha rules: pantry surprise! (#4909)
  HISTORY curse of oak island, the: be there or t-square (#822)
  OWN delilah: bachata! (#106)
  HBO hbo special: our towns
[special presentation]
  NGC life below zero: port protection: the land giveth (#414)
  BET oval, the: political junkie (#209)
  BRAVO real housewives of dallas, the: a doggone mess (#514)
  The CW supergirl: phantom menaces (#603)
  NBC this is us: brotherly love (#513)
  HGTV unsellable houses: small house save
9:01 PM FOX prodigal son: ouroboros (PR-208)
[2nd season spring premiere]
10:00 PM HISTORY assembly required: washed up (#108)
  PBS frontline: american insurrection (#4002)
  MOTORTREND graveyard carz: b5 jambin' with will (#1305)
  HGTV house hunters: making space in maryland
  FX mayans m.c.: you can't pray a lie (#306)
  TNT nba special: boston celtics vs. portland trail blazers
  BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: tiffany moon & isaac mizrahi (#18067)
10:01 PM NBC new amsterdam: the legend of howie cournemeyer (#307)
10:05 PM USA temptation island: no regrets (#609)
10:30 PM TBS chad: sword (#102)
  HGTV house hunters international: something's funny in edinburgh
11:00 PM TBS conan: jeffrey dean morgan (#1133)
  COMEDY daily show with trevor noah, the: tba
  DISCOVERY moonshiners: code and conflict
  VICE vice news tonight: tuesday, april 13, 2021 (#5056)
11:30 PM E! nightly pop: tba

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 152 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1843 series
· currently airing (spring 2021) 434 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 100 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 95 series
· new this summer (yet to premiere) 31 series
· returning this summer (yet to premiere) 53 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 4 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 14 series
· new in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 280 series
· returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 363 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 402 series

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Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Viewers, Demos for NBC
ABC's "American Idol" shares the honors among adults 18-49.



[04/13/21 - 04:25 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces First-Look Deal and Docuseries with Cultural Icon and 23-Time Grand Slam Tennis Champion Serena Williams
Serena will work with Amazon Studios to create scripted and unscripted television projects that will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, beginning with an untitled docuseries that follows her in both her professional and personal life.

[04/13/21 - 01:35 PM]
MTV Heats Up Wednesday Nights with the Return of "The Hills: New Beginnings" on May 12th at 9PM ET/PT
After a year of lockdowns and lost time, the cast of Hollywood's most iconic friend group is reuniting.

[04/13/21 - 11:08 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Official Trailer and Key Art for Docuseries "Generation Hustle," Premiering April 22
Each of the docuseries' 10 standalone episodes exposes the exploits of over-zealous entrepreneurs who may have gone too far.

[04/13/21 - 11:08 AM]
HGTV Premieres Fresh Episodes of "My Lottery Dream Home" Starring David Bromstad and a New House-Hunting Series "Happily Wherever" on Friday, May 7
During the eight-episode house-hunting series, HGTV will tell the story of couples whose ability to work remotely has opened up a new world of living locations.

[04/13/21 - 11:01 AM]
NBCUniversal Television and Streaming Signs Overall Talent and Development Deal with Lauren Ash
The agreement includes a commitment with Universal Television for Ash to write a half hour comedy pilot.

[04/13/21 - 10:17 AM]
It's Time for Some Good Vibes When Bravo's "Family Karma" Returns for Season Two on Wednesday, June 2, at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for Season 2 are Anisha Ramakrishna, Amrit Kapai, Bali Chainani, Brian Benni, Monica Vaswani, Shaan Patel, and Vishal Parvani.

[04/13/21 - 10:09 AM]
Dancer, Actress, Author and Producer Jenna Dewan Joins the Judges Panel for "Come Dance with Me," The New CBS Family Dance Competition Show
The series features exceptionally talented young dancers from across the country who invite one inspirational, and untrained, family member or other adult who has supported their dance dreams, to become their dance partner for a chance to strut their stuff for a grand prize.

[04/13/21 - 10:04 AM]
Video: "Shrill" Season 3 - Trailer and Key Art Debut
The series stars Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Ian Owens, John Cameron Mitchell, E.R. Fightmaster and Patti Harrison.

[04/13/21 - 10:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Viewers, Demos for NBC
ABC's "American Idol" shares the honors among adults 18-49.

[04/13/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Phylicia Rashad and more invite us into a conversation to explore Chadwick Boseman's extraordinary commitment to his craft.

[04/13/21 - 09:46 AM]
An All New 60-Day "Naked and Afraid XL" Challenge Premieres April 25 on Discovery
This season of "XL" presents hazards and hardships only the toughest survivalists in the world can endure but also opportunities to showcase their elite skills.

[04/13/21 - 09:00 AM]
Powerful Collaborations, World Premieres and Special Performances Anchor the "56th Academy of Country Music Awards(TM)"
Hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, the event will air live on Sunday, April 18 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[04/13/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Docuseries "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson" from Grammy and Academy Award Winners Mark Ronson and Morgan Neville
The six-part docuseries - due on Friday, July 30 - will examine sound creation and the revolutionary technology that has shaped music as we know it.

[04/13/21 - 08:16 AM]
Video: "Army of the Dead" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.

[04/13/21 - 08:00 AM]
Apple Original Films Announces Definitive Louis Armstrong Documentary "Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong"
The film offers a definitive look at the master musician's life and legacy as a founding father of jazz, the first pop star and a cultural ambassador of the United States.