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[04/16/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 16
Updates include: John Cusack signs onto Amazon's "Utopia"; Alden Ehrenreich to lead USA's "Brave New World"; and Amazon's "The Underground Railroad" casts initial trio.

[04/16/19 - 12:02 PM]
"Foster," A Revealing Firsthand Look at Foster Care in the U.S., Debuts May 7 on HBO
Drawing on unprecedented access, the film explores the often-misunderstood world of foster care through compelling stories from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, the largest county child welfare agency in the country.

[04/16/19 - 11:57 AM]
Skydance Television Partners with the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization and Concord to Produce Original Series Based on Hit Broadway Musical "Oklahoma!"
The present-day series written by John Lee Hancock and Bekah Brunstetter will be set in America's heartland and include music by the legendary team of Rodgers & Hammerstein, reimagined for a contemporary audience, in addition to new music to support the story.

[04/16/19 - 11:34 AM]
New HGTV Series "One of a Kind" Is a Ratings Driver for the Net on Monday Nights
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/16/19 - 11:01 AM]
Comedy Series "Los Espookys" Debuts June 14 on HBO
The primarily Spanish-language show follows a group of friends who turn their love for horror into a peculiar business, providing horror to those who need it, in a dreamy Latin American country where the strange and eerie are just part of daily life.

[04/16/19 - 10:53 AM]
BYUtv Orders 2nd Seasons of "Dinner Takes All" and "Battle of the Ages"
Both series premiered in March 2019 and are currently airing their first seasons.

[04/16/19 - 10:11 AM]
Hallmark Channel Expands Its Celebration of Seasons with "Countdown to Summer" - New Seasonal Programming Event to Debut Saturday, May 4
Jen Lilley, Dan Jeannotte, Jonna Walsh, Nathan Parsons, Leah Renee, Chris McNally, Emeraude Toubia and Tom Maden are among the featured talent.

[04/16/19 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Third Season of "Big Hero 6 The Series" as the Animated Hit Gears Up for Its Season Two Premiere on Monday, May 6
New episodes will continue to roll out weekdays through May 17.

[04/16/19 - 09:01 AM]
A&E's New Original Series "Hero Ink" Honors the Work of First Responders at Unique Tattoo Shop Dedicated to Commemorating Their Service
Each half-hour episode features stories from several first responders - including cops, firefighters, EMS professionals and members of the military.

[04/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
"Outlander" Season Five Starts Production in Scotland
Season five will play out over 12 episodes, based on material from "The Fiery Cross," the fifth of eight books in Diana Gabaldon's international best-selling Outlander series.

[04/16/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Voice" Hold Off Surge from ABC, "Idol"
The Peacock still takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[04/16/19 - 08:09 AM]
HGTV Star Christina Anstead Starts a New Life and Design Business in "Christina on the Coast"
Premiering on Thursday, May 23, the series highlights Christina as she gives clients luxe spaces filled with distinctive design elements and cool SoCal style.

[04/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Reveals Premiere Date and First Look Trailer for "The Loudest Voice"
Academy Award(R) and Golden Globe(R) winner Russell Crowe stars as Fox News founder Roger Ailes in the project, due on Sunday, June 30.

[04/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
Live-Action Comedy "Malibu Rescue" Starring Ricardo Hurtado and Breanna Yde Swims Onto Netflix
Look for the movie on May 13 followed by an eight-episode series on June 3.

[04/16/19 - 07:01 AM]
CNBC Prime Announces Biggest Summer Slate Yet
CNBC launches its first-ever real estate programming block with three new original series: "Cash Pad" starring Bachelorette couple-turned-home flippers JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers, "Listing Impossible" and "Five Day Biz Fix" (wt).

[04/16/19 - 06:07 AM]
BET Greenlights New Unscripted Docu-Series "CopWatch America" from Renowned Films
Across 10 frenetic episodes, "CopWatch America" cross-cuts the incredible stories of "copwatchers" from two U.S. cities, some of whom are life-long activists and others who are new to the movement.

[04/16/19 - 05:30 AM]
Game Show Network's New Master Trivia Game, "Best Ever Trivia Show" Premieres June 10 at 4 PM ET
Sherri Shepherd hosts the 65-episode series.

[04/16/19 - 04:08 AM]
Netflix Announces First Original African Animated Series "Mama K's Team 4"
The series tells the story of four teen girls living in the neo-futuristic African city of Lusaka, Zambia who are recruited by a retired secret agent still committed to saving the world.

[04/15/19 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 15
Updates include: Viceland pulls the plug on "Vice Live"; Sterling K. Brown to visit "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; and Aida Mashaka Croal, Michael Green out as showrunners of FX's "Y."

[04/15/19 - 06:01 PM]
"American Idol" Judge Luke Bryan and Mentor Bobby Bones Are ABC's Top Draft Picks on the "2019 NFL Draft on ABC"
Bryan will join the "GameDay" hosts on night one, while Bones will serve as roving reporter from the streets of Nashville on both nights, sharing the enthusiasm of the city, fans' passion and provide a behind-the-scenes look of the NFL Draft for viewers at home.

[04/15/19 - 03:14 PM]
CBS Gives Newcomer "The Code" Additional Tuesday Showcase
Look for an original episode on Tuesday, April 23 in place of the previously announced repeat of "FBI."

[04/15/19 - 03:02 PM]
Tensions Peak in Season Three of the TLC GO Digital Original Series "90 Day Fiance: What Now?"
The project is the third most streamed digital original series of all time for TLC GO with over 4.2M streams.

[04/15/19 - 01:01 PM]
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" Expands Thursday, April 18 Episode to 90 Minutes
"I simply will not stand for the Mueller report bumping Leslie Jones or vice versa, so we decided to make room for both," Meyers said.

[04/15/19 - 12:51 PM]
Mark Millar and Netflix Announce "Space Bandits" Comic-Book and Special Limited Edition Covers Illustrated by Artist Legends
The female led sci-fi story is described by Millar as a female Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid set in space with a massive and exciting cast of characters.

[04/15/19 - 12:46 PM]
"Game of Thrones'" Final Season Premiere Watched by a Record 17.4 Million Viewers, and Marks Largest Night of Streaming for HBO
HBO spins the numbers for Sunday, April 14.

[04/15/19 - 12:10 PM]
Peyton Manning to Host New ESPN+ Original Series "Peyton's Places"
Produced by NFL Films and ESPN+, Part 1 debuts on ESPN+ in July.

[04/15/19 - 11:44 AM]
HGTV Hit Series "Home Town" Finales with Strong Season Three Performance Among Women 25-54
HGTV further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/15/19 - 11:07 AM]
Bon Voyage! Bravo Media Sails Through the French Riviera in a New Season of "Below Deck Mediterranean" Premiering Monday, June 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning crew members include: Captain Sandy Yawn, Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew), João Franco (Bosun) and Colin Macy-O'Toole (Deckhand).

[04/15/19 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Renews Freshman Drama "Manifest" for Second Season
"In just its first season, 'Manifest' has answered many questions about the mystery of Flight 828 and, smartly, asks many more," said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta.

[04/15/19 - 09:32 AM]
FXX Sets Premiere Date for "Archer: 1999"
The landmark 10th season launches Wednesday, May 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/15/19 - 09:31 AM]
Video: New Trailer for "Grass Is Greener" Starring Snoop Dogg & More
In his directorial debut for Netflix, hip hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy presents an unparalleled look at the racially biased history of the war on marijuana.

[04/15/19 - 09:00 AM]
BET Networks Announces Continued Partnership with Emmy(R) Award-Winning Creator, Writer, and Actor Lena Waithe on New Original Series "Twenties"
The project was originally shot as a pilot for TBS last year.

[04/15/19 - 08:22 AM]
Hulu Renews "Shrill"
The Aidy Bryant-led comedy will return for eight new episodes in 2020.

[04/15/19 - 08:08 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Claim Demo Crown
The Alphabet pulls in front among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/15/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: New Trailer for "The Perfection" Starring Allison Williams and Logan Browning
The latest Netflix original bows Friday, May 24 on the streaming service.

[04/15/19 - 04:04 AM]
StudioCanal, Netflix and Blueprint Pictures - "A Boy Called Christmas"
The origin story of Father Christmas is re-imagined in Gil Kenan's live action film.

[04/15/19 - 01:04 AM]
Netflix Partners with India's Finest Storytellers on 10 New Original Films
Through this growing slate of films, Indian storytellers and talent will bring to life authentic stories, across a range of subjects and genres including drama, sci-fi, thriller, horror, comedy and romance.

[04/14/19 - 12:01 PM]
Drama Series "Big Little Lies" Returns June 9 on HBO
The second season of this subversive, darkly comedic drama will explore the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and the vicious ferocity of sound parenting.

[04/14/19 - 08:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Sports Showdown with NBA Playoffs
The Alphabet's coverage holds off the NHL on NBC and NASCAR on FOX.

[04/13/19 - 06:14 PM]
Hallmark Channel's Hit Series "When Calls the Heart" Renewed for Season Seven
It was announced today by series star Erin Krakow during the premiere of the network's Spring Fever movie, "Bottled with Love."

[04/13/19 - 03:51 PM]
Netflix Announces "AlRawabi School for Girls," A Middle Eastern Original by Fresh Female Arab Voices
The youthful high school drama is the story of how a bullied girl gets revenge on her bullies, only to find out that no one is all bad, and no one is all good, including herself.

[04/13/19 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Dramas Keep CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Eye holds off ABC among adults 18-49 and NBC among total viewers last night.

[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.







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[10/18/19 - 12:02 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated "Making It" Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman Return to NBC Dec. 2 with a Craftworthy and Comedy-Filled New Season
"I'm so happy to be back in the barn for season two of 'Making It' with my pal Nick, where the Makers create masterpieces and everyone continues to aggressively like each other," Poehler said.

[10/18/19 - 12:00 PM]
Curtains Will Rise Again on a Second Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on Disney+
Production on season two will resume early next year in Salt Lake City, Utah.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[10/18/19 - 10:02 AM]
Ashanti Joins Lifetime's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Slate with New Holiday Movie
This holiday season Lifetime is decking your halls early with its largest holiday movie slate ever.

[10/18/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Picks Up "Expecting Amy" (wt) from Emmy(R) Award Winner Amy Schumer
The unfiltered documentary takes viewers behind-the-scenes as Schumer goes through an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stand-up special.

[10/18/19 - 09:11 AM]
"Bill Burr Presents Jessica Kirson: Talking to Myself" - One Hour Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, December 6 at Midnight ET/PT
Said installment is the third of three All Things Comedy produced specials previously announced by Comedy Central

[10/18/19 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Lifestyle Docuseries "Brad & Gary Go To... " (wt)
The six-episode series will follow Hollywood power couple, Brad Goreski and Gary Janetti, as they go on a jet-setting culinary adventure around the globe, inspired by their Instagram stories.

[10/18/19 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Thursday Night Football" Cruise to Victory
The network dominates the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/18/19 - 03:16 AM]
Video: "We Are The Wave" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of teens pursue dreams of a better future, led by a new student who recruits four outsiders for the fight.

[10/18/19 - 02:41 AM]
Netflix Creates a Global Culture Moment, Brings Together King Khan and Legendary Conversationalist, David Letterman
The show will be presented as a stand alone special on October 25 and combines two interests for which Letterman is renowned: in-depth conversations with extraordinary people, and in-the-field segments expressing his curiosity and humor.

[10/17/19 - 08:42 PM]
Globe Studios and Netflix Partner Exclusively to Bring Filipino Film "Dead Kids" to Global Audiences
"Dead Kids" is a story based on true events, that touches on an exciting mix of friendship, coming-of-age, thriller, and crime rolled into one, societal eye-opening movie.

[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
ABC News, in Partnership with ITN Productions and ITV News, Presents Special Prime-Time Documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," Airing Wednesday, Oct. 23
The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
Bobby Cannavale, Brian Tyree Henry, Jean Smart and James Corden also star in the film.

[10/17/19 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Kerry Washington - "American Son" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's 3am on a rainy night in South Florida, and mother Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) paces anxiously in a police station waiting room as she tries to piece together what may have happened to her missing son.

[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Expands Epic in Color Programming
Look for the return of "America in Color" on Sunday, November 17 followed by the debut of "Britain in Color."