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[04/12/19 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 12
Updates include: Tatiana Maslany to star opposite Matthew Rhys in HBO's "Perry Mason"; CBS Television Distribution confirms future of three syndicated entries; Hilary Winston signs new overall deal with Sony Pictures Television.

[04/12/19 - 03:02 PM]
Abby Lee Miller Takes Her Rightful Place on the Dance Throne for a New Season of "Dance Moms," Premiering June 4
The new season begins with a one-hour special providing an inside look at Abby's physical and emotional struggles while undergoing chemotherapy and learning to regain the use of her legs.

[04/12/19 - 01:20 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Releases First-Look Trailer for "XY Chelsea"
The film tells the historic story of whistle-blower Chelsea Manning, whose 35-year sentence in a maximum security prison was commuted by President Obama in 2017.

[04/12/19 - 12:02 PM]
NBC Renews Drama Series "Good Girls" for a Third Season
"We're so excited to continue following the friendship and adventures of these three incredible women while also exploring relatable issues in both funny and surprising ways," said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta.

[04/12/19 - 11:06 AM]
Two-Part HBO Sports Documentary "What's My Name - Muhammad Ali," from Director Antoine Fuqua, Telling the Boxing Great's Story in His Own Voice, Debuts Tuesday, May 14, Exclusively on HBO
The project is the first feature-length HBO production from SpringHill Entertainment, with LeBron James and Maverick Carter serving as executive producers.

[04/12/19 - 11:00 AM]
From Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer Dick Wolf and 44 Blue Productions, New Unscripted Series "First Responders Live" Premieres Wednesday, June 12, on FOX
Hosted by Josh Elliott, the series will provide a raw, in-depth look at the brave American heroes, including firefighters, police officers, EMS technicians and first responders, who put their own lives on the line as they race into danger to save others.

[04/12/19 - 10:48 AM]
Hulu's Spring/Summer 2019 Programming Slate
Newly announced premieres include "Veronica Mars" on July 26 and "Four Weddings and a Funeral" on July 31.

[04/12/19 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Renews "Blue Bloods" for 2019-2020
The top-10 series will celebrate its 200th episode when the show premieres in fall 2019.

[04/12/19 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with Drama Originals
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 over a repeat heavy CBS.

[04/11/19 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 11
Updates include: "Love, Simon," "The Sandlot" both eyed as TV series for Disney+; Jake Gyllenhaal to star in limited series "Lake Success" at HBO; and Iain Glen cast as Bruce Wayne in DC Universe's "Titans."

[04/11/19 - 05:01 PM]
Disney Spotlights Comprehensive Direct-to-Consumer Strategy at 2019 Investor Day
The Walt Disney Company's highly anticipated Investor Day provided an extensive overview of Disney's comprehensive direct-to-consumer strategy, and included presentations on Hulu, Hotstar, ESPN+ and the upcoming Disney+ service, which will launch in the U.S. market on November 12, 2019, at $6.99 a month.

[04/11/19 - 12:06 PM]
Your Voices Have Been Heard - Season 2 of "Hanna" Is Coming
Amazon broke the news via social media this afternoon.

[04/11/19 - 11:45 AM]
CBS Renews "NCIS," Television's Top Drama, for 17th Season in 2019-2020
"'NCIS' has been a global juggernaut for almost two decades," said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. "Its viewers are clearly the most loyal of any drama on television."

[04/11/19 - 11:30 AM]
Tanya Simon Named Executive Editor of "60 Minutes"
The award-winning Simon has worked for the broadcast for nearly 20 years and was one of the show's senior producers.

[04/11/19 - 10:06 AM]
Drama Series "Euphoria" Debuts June 16 on HBO
The show follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship.

[04/11/19 - 09:02 AM]
"Game of Thrones" - Facts and Figures
HBO details the show's milestones on the eve of its final season premiere this Sunday.

[04/11/19 - 08:58 AM]
"Saints & Sinners" Season Four to Debut July 7, Bounce to Air Seasons 1-3 on Sunday Nights Beginning April 14
The drama centers around the pursuit of power, intertwined with greed, deception, corruption, compromising sexual affairs and murder - all set against the backdrop of a large southern church.

[04/11/19 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos in Close Race
The "Empire"-led network holds off CBS and ABC among adults 18-49.

[04/11/19 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Wine Country" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Amy Poehler stars in and directs the film, premiering May 10 on the streaming service.

[04/11/19 - 07:19 AM]
WE tv Announces New Series: "Growing Up Hip Hop: New York," Coming This Summer with Cast including Ja Rule, Irv Gotti, Fat Joe, Flavor Flav's Daughter and More!
The new edition coming this summer will follow a tight-knit group of Big Apple ballers who all grew up as hip-hop royalty.

[04/11/19 - 07:10 AM]
Country Music's Biggest Stars Help Kick Off the Summer at the 2019 CMT Music Awards Live on Wednesday, June 5
You're invited to Nashville's biggest party on the cable channel.

[04/10/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 10
Updates include: YouTube Premium axes four scripted series; Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye targeted for TV series at Disney+; and Kate McKinnon to play Elizabeth Holmes in Hulu's "The Dropout."

[04/10/19 - 11:20 PM]
Video: "Selection Day" - Part 2 - Official Trailer
Silver linings have turned to golden opportunities for Radha and Manju as their struggles finally bear fruit.

[04/10/19 - 05:08 PM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "Street Food" from the Creators of "Chef's Table"
Season one explores nine countries across Asia, highlighting the stories of perseverance that bring each country's cuisine and culture to life.

[04/10/19 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Renews Comedy Series "Barry" for a Third Season
The series launched its eight-episode second season on March 31.

[04/10/19 - 02:00 PM]
Video: Trailer - Chris Lilley's "Lunatics" Will Launch on April 19 Only on Netflix
The documentary examines the lives of six extraordinary individuals and explores the idea that people are not what they seem at first.

[04/10/19 - 12:00 PM]
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" and "Station 19" TGIT Crossover Event Set for Thursday, May 2
The TGIT crossover event kicks off with an all-new episode of "Grey's Anatomy," entitled "What I Did for Love," where Maggie treats one of Station 19's own, and Jo learns a hard lesson.

[04/10/19 - 11:46 AM]
More Magical Adventures Await Viewers in Season Five of "Good Witch" Premiering June 9 on Hallmark Channel
The series was previously scheduled to return on Sunday, May 5.

[04/10/19 - 11:25 AM]
Discovery Touts Premium Ad Solutions, Top Portfolio in TV at New York Upfront
Discovery will announce its 2019-20 content slate across its market-leading portfolio of quality brands highlighted by Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Animal Planet, MotorTrend, Travel Channel and Science Channel.

[04/10/19 - 11:24 AM]
Discovery and YouTube Announce Multi-Year Live and On-Demand Programming Partnership
The following Discovery brands will launch on YouTube TV on April 10: the Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, and MotorTrend.

[04/10/19 - 11:16 AM]
Jane Pauley Will Anchor, "No Exit!," A One-Hour CBS News Primetime Special Exploring America's Traffic Woes
The new one-hour special is scheduled to debut Friday, May 17 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/10/19 - 11:07 AM]
Season Six of Hallmark Channel's Hit Series "When Calls the Heart" Returns with a Special Two Night Event on May 5th and May 6th
Series star Erin Krakow announced the news on-air today in a special video message.

[04/10/19 - 11:01 AM]
Don Mischer Productions and Done+Dusted to Produce "71st Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, September 22, Live on FOX
"This marks the first Emmy Awards for FOX Entertainment as a new company, and we are taking a fresh direction by bringing together the two best, most inventive and most disruptive production companies to join forces on the show," said Rob Wade.

[04/10/19 - 11:00 AM]
Gayle King to Anchor "Meghan and Harry Plus One," A CBS News Special Marking the One-Year Anniversary of the Royal Couple and the Birth of Their First Child
The one-hour special will broadcast Friday, May 17 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/10/19 - 10:49 AM]
Video: First Teaser for "American Horror Story: 1984"
FX drops the first taste of the anthology's latest installment.

[04/10/19 - 10:15 AM]
30 for 30 "The Dominican Dream" to Premiere April 30 on ESPN
Said date will mark the first time "30 for 30" debuted the English and Spanish-language versions of a film simultaneously on both networks.

[04/10/19 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates with Expanded "Summer Fun & Games" Lineup, Captivating Dramas and "The Bachelor" Franchise All Summer Long
In addition to bringing back the iconic "Press Your Luck" and "Card Sharks" to TV, ABC will launch two new alternative shows - "Holey Moley" and "Family Food Fight.

[04/10/19 - 09:53 AM]
For the First Time, Animal Planet Goes Behind the Scenes at the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park in an All-New Series
Featuring two parks, the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, as well as the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego Zoo Global is home to more than 700 species and 6,500 animals.

[04/10/19 - 09:03 AM]
Filming Commences on Carnival's "Belgravia" by Julian Fellowes for ITV and EPIX
Tamsin Greig, Philip Glenister, Harriet Walter and Alice Eve star in the six-part limited series.

[04/10/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Brene Brown: the Call to Courage" - Official Trailer - Netflix
With one of the most viewed TED talks of all time, the research professor and best-selling author challenges you to show up, step into the arena and answer the call to courage.

[04/10/19 - 09:01 AM]
Five-Part Miniseries "Chernobyl," An HBO/Sky Co-Production Starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard and Emily Watson, Debuts May 6 on HBO
The project dramatizes the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst human-made catastrophes in history, and tells the story of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster, all the while battling a culture of disinformation.

[04/10/19 - 08:35 AM]
Video: Wanda Sykes - Netflix Standup Special: Not Normal - Date Announcement
"Wanda Sykes: Not Normal" premieres May 21, only on Netflix.

[04/10/19 - 08:17 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off CBS in Tight Demo Race
"The Voice" and "NCIS" are the night's top two draws among adults 18-49.

[04/10/19 - 08:17 AM]
OWN Orders New Episodes of Hit Saturday Night Series "Ready to Love" and "Love & Marriage: Huntsville"
"These shows tackle the real deal when it comes to love, marriage and dating and have captivated audiences from the very beginning," said Jon Sinclair.

[04/10/19 - 07:51 AM]
Don't Get It Twisted - Khloe Kardashian Returns to Investigation Discovery with Twisted Tales of Poisoned Passions
The six-part new series "Twisted Love" explores what happens when love and affection spiral into a twisted web of extreme obsession and jealousy.

[04/10/19 - 07:50 AM]
Discovery and Science Channel Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing with Definitive Look at Historic Achievement - "Apollo: The Forgotten Films" (wt)
The project, premiering summer 2019, employs footage from a number of different resources including NASA Research Centers, The National Archives, and news reports of the time.

[04/10/19 - 07:43 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Takes Viewers on a Quest to Capture the First Image Ever of a Black Hole in "Black Hole Hunters"
On the heels of today's groundbreaking scientific announcement, the network will air a new one-hour documentary following a team of international scientists as they attempt to document the first-ever image of a black hole.

[04/10/19 - 07:33 AM]
"Netflix Is a Joke Radio" Channel to Broadcast Exclusively on SiriusXM Starting April 15
This is the first time the streaming company has worked in unison with another major subscription media company to create a new outlet for their content.

[04/10/19 - 07:25 AM]
MotorTrend and BBC Studios Announce the Coproduction of a Brand-New U.S. Format of "Top Gear America" (wt) Series, and MotorTrend Will Be Streaming "Top Gear UK" in the U.S. and Canada!
MotorTrend will also be the exclusive home to more than 60 fan favorite compilations over the life of the agreement.

[04/10/19 - 07:10 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Netflix's "Chambers" - Not for the Faint of Heart
Netflix's newest horror series starring Uma Thurman, Tony Goldwyn, and newcomer Sivan Alyra Rose, launches April 26.







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[04/20/19 - 08:41 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Adults 18-49 with NBA Playoffs
The Alphabet wins the demo crown however a repeat driven CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/19/19 - 10:07 AM]
Bravo Media Returns to the Big Easy When "Southern Charm New Orleans" Premieres Sunday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning socialites include Tamica Lee, Barry Smith, Reagan Charleston, Jeff Charleston, Justin Reese, Jon Moody, Rachel McKenzie and Kelsey Nichols.

[04/19/19 - 09:23 AM]
YouTube Greenlights "Retro Tech" Starring YouTube Creator Marques Brownlee
The six-episode unscripted series will debut on Marques' YouTube channel this December.

[04/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Music's Biggest Event for Families Returns For Its Seventh Year, Live for the First Time and With a New Name: "ARDYs: A Radio Disney Music Celebration," Sunday, June 16
For the first time, it will be a live telecast, originating from Los Angeles, on Disney Channel and in DisneyNOW, with a simulcast on Radio Disney.

[04/19/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Big Bang Theory" Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye takes home victories in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/19/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Get the First Look at Footage from Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us"
Based on a true story that gripped the country, the four part limited series will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

[04/18/19 - 09:00 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel Brings an Unforgettable Night of Television to ABC with "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Wednesday, May 22
Ellie Kemper, Jamie Foxx, Justina Machado, Marisa Tomei, Wanda Sykes, Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson are among those slated to appear.

[04/18/19 - 05:07 PM]
"Still Laugh-In: The Stars Celebrate" Will Launch Globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 14th
The special, which was taped at Hollywood's Dolby Theater, is filled with an elite lineup of talent paying homage to the iconic show and its director/producer George Schlatter with modern takes on timeless moments.

[04/18/19 - 04:45 PM]
NBC Shifts Two of Its Tuesday Series by Moving "The Village" to 8 p.m. and "The Voice" to 9 p.m.
The five-week change will begin April 23 and conclude May 21.

[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Slots "Bless This Mess" Pilot Encore in Advance of Second Episode
Look for its debut installment at 8:30/7:30c this Tuesday, April 23 (in place of "The Kids Are Alright") followed by a new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/18/19 - 11:57 AM]
Lifetime Reveals Royal Slate in Celebration of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's First Wedding Anniversary
Said offerings are timed with the premiere of "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
Lauren Corrao Joins Freeform as Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Most recently she was co-president of Tornante TV, an independent studio owned by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner.

[04/18/19 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Renews "Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, for the 2019-2020 Season
"Hard to believe 'Last Man Standing' hits 150 episodes this week and it gets better with another upcoming season at FOX!" said Allen.

[04/18/19 - 10:44 AM]
Governor Cuomo Announces Netflix Will Expand New York Presence with New Production Hub in New York City
The production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan and six sound stages in Brooklyn with the capacity to hold thousands of production crew jobs within five years.

[04/18/19 - 10:17 AM]
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's "Krypton" Season 2 on Syfy June 12 at 10PM
Plus: the brand new, full-length trailer puts a spotlight on villains, both familiar and new, as the fate of our much-loved heroes is threatened once more.