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    [tuesday, november 24, 2020]    
12:01 AM HULU teacher, a: episode 5 (#105)
3:01 AM NETFLIX dragons: rescue riders: huttsgalor holiday: one-off special
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: hillbilly elegy (English)
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: notes for my son (el cuaderno de tomy) (Spanish)
[special presentation]
  SHUDDER shudder feature film special: porno
[special presentation]
6:30 AM OVATION ovation special: inca, the: masters of the cloud - foundations (0101BA)
12:00 PM FACEBOOK returning the favor: barney's thanksgiving day parade
8:00 PM BYUtv all-round champion: curling (#209)
  ABC bachelorette, the: episode 1607 (#1607)
  HALLMARK christmas tree grows in colorado, a: countdown to christmas
[original telefilm]
  OWN haves and the have nots, the: the long game (#801)
[8th season premiere]
  VH1 hollywood exes: reunited
[90-minute special presentation]
  AXS TV impact wrestling: 112420 (#2048)
  NGC life below zero: bad bones (#1411)
  DISCOVERY moonshiners: hard times make the best shine (#1001-120)
[two-hour 10th season premiere]
  CBS ncis: everything starts somewhere (#404)
[400th episode]
  MTV teen mom 2: remote control (#21012)
  NBC voice, the: the knockouts part 3 (#1911)
9:00 PM FOOD chopped: comfort food feud: mac and cheese (#4902)
  HISTORY curse of oak island, the: if the ox shoes fit (#803)
  CBS fbi: unreasonable doubt (#FBI302)
  HGTV fixer to fabulous: family house with history (#205)
  MOTORTREND garage squad: running down a dream (#707)
  ID homicide city: buried secrets (#310)
[3rd season finale]
  SHOWTIME inside the nfl: 2020 week 11 (#4212)
  TLC my big fat fabulous life: slipping through my fingers (#716)
  FOX next: file #5 (NEX-105)
  PBS pbs special: rise of the nazis "night of the long knives" (#103)
  NGC primal survivor: masters of fire
  REELZ reelz special: jennifer aniston: more than friends
[one-hour special presentation]
  MTV teen mom 2: not so normal times (#21013)
[new episode - special time]
10:00 PM HISTORY beyond oak island: wild west gold (#102)
  MOTORTREND chasing classic cars: great godsal! (#1605)
  CMT dallas cowboys cheerleaders: making the team: like no other (#1501)
[15th season premiere]
  ID dead silent: the torture chamber (#405)
  BRAVO don't be tardy‚Ķ: crystals, caves and kim (#808-60)
  CBS fbi: most wanted: execute (#MW201)
  PBS frontline: the american boy who survived isis (#3612)
  HBO hbo special: real sports with bryant gumbel
[one-hour special presentation]
  VICE i was a teenage felon: the fixer (#108)
  AXS TV impact in 60: best of lockdown (#126)
  NGC primal survivor: extreme tribal food
  COMEDY tosh.0: episode 1210 (#1210)
[series finale]
  NBC transplant: collapse (#110)
  TLC welcome to plathville: you can't stop the girl (#203)
10:01 PM ABC big sky: nowhere to run (#102)
10:30 PM TBS misery index, the: it messes with your head! (#215)
11:00 PM HGTV house hunters: putting out fires in knoxville (#19602)
11:30 PM HGTV house hunters international: embattled in essex, uk (#15704)
  E! nightly pop: 112420

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 290 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1904 series
· currently airing (fall 2020) 364 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 17 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 10 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 82 series
· returning this winter (yet to premiere) 115 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 4 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 3 series
· new in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 194 series
· returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 394 series
· canceled/ended (2018-2019 season) 753 series

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Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet edges NBC among adults 18-49 however the Peacock network leads the night in total viewers.

[11/24/20 - 12:07 PM]
Lifetime Announces Movie and Documentary Events for Winter 2021
Highlights include two all-new authorized biopics of Salt-N-Pepa and Wendy Williams.

[11/24/20 - 12:00 PM]
CW Seed and "Entertainment Tonight" Reunite the Cast of 90210 for All-New Special
The reunion show will be available to stream on CW Seed, The CW's streaming-only network, free and without subscription or log-in beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, November 25.

[11/24/20 - 11:33 AM]
Bundle Up with New Holiday Specials of Kids and Family Favorites "Looney Tunes Cartoons," "Esme & Roy," and "Sesame Street"
"Bugs Bunny's 24-Carrot Holiday Special" will kick things off on Thursday, December 3.

[11/24/20 - 11:10 AM]
Science Channel Seeks to Solve the World's Most Enduring Mysteries with New Forensic Science in All New Series "Conspiracies Decoded" Premiering December 3
In an all new Science Channel series, experts travel across the globe and back in time as they seek to solve history's greatest mysteries using state-of-the-art CGI and ground-breaking forensic science.

[11/24/20 - 10:30 AM]
From the Crime Scene to the Courtroom, Four of Atlanta's Best Work to Solve and Prosecute Crimes in "Atlanta Justice" on Investigation Discovery
The Atlanta Homicide Unit consistently has one of the highest clearance rates in the country, but no one solves a murder by themselves - it takes a skilled and devoted team to identify, catch, and prosecute killers.

[11/24/20 - 10:23 AM]
YouTube Originals Greenlights New Global Documentary Series "30 Days With" Featuring Today's Top Public Figures, Athletes, Artists, and YouTube Creators
Each "30 Days With" docuseries will focus on a primary subject and give a personal spotlight over the course of four episodes.

[11/24/20 - 10:23 AM]
Peyton Manning Set to Quarterback New NBC Battle of the Brains Series "College Bowl"
The 10-episode series is a reboot of the classic "College Bowl" that previously aired successfully on NBC in the U.S, internationally and on college campuses for many decades.

[11/24/20 - 10:00 AM]
New Series, Films, Holiday Specials and More from AMC Networks' Extensive Library All Available on the Premium Streaming Bundle in December
Highlights include the first-ever "The Walking Dead Holiday Special," hosted by Chris Hardwick, which will debut Sunday, December 13.

[11/24/20 - 09:49 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces Holiday Extravaganza "The Great Gift Exchange" Premiering December 1
Hosted by Alton DuLaney, "The Great Gift Exchange" mirrors a Secret Santa format where 12 YouTube creators participate in a giving chain benefiting a charity of their choosing, then paying that kindness forward to the next creator in the chain.

[11/24/20 - 09:15 AM]
Amazon Studios Picks Up Fan Favorite Sci-Fi Series "The Expanse" for Sixth and Final Season
The renewal for a final season comes in advance of the anticipated fifth season, which will premiere December 16 on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

[11/24/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Official Trailer for Max Original "Heaven's Gate: The Cult of Cults," Premiering Dec. 3
The first episode of "Heaven's Gate: The Cult of Cults" will be available to stream for free on HBOMax.com/watch-free starting Friday, December 4 at 8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. ET.

[11/24/20 - 08:45 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Celebrates "Franksgiving Week" with Debut of Trailer and Poster Art for the Final Season of "Shameless"
Starting with Monday's surprise social media drop of the art, as well as brand-new GIF stickers of the cast, fans will receive "Shameless" gifts on social media each day this week.

[11/24/20 - 08:18 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Dancing with the Stars" Finale
The Alphabet edges NBC among adults 18-49 however the Peacock network leads the night in total viewers.

[11/24/20 - 08:13 AM]
Carla Hall Joins Anne Burrell to Mentor Fresh Batch of Disastrous Cooks in Brand-New Season of "Worst Cooks in America" Premiering Sunday, January 3rd at 9PM ET/PT
Immediately following at 10:30/9:30c, companion series "Worst Cooks in America: Dirty Dishes" begins its first-ever run.

[11/24/20 - 08:01 AM]
Max Original "Search Party" Season Four Premieres January 2021
Guest stars this season include Susan Sarandon, Busy Philipps, Ann Dowd, Griffin Dunne and Lillias White.