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[04/17/19 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 17
Updates include: David Thewlis to lead National Geographic's "Barkskins"; Robert Hull named co-showrunner of "God Friended Me" at CBS; and Vera Cherny to recur on USA's "Queen of the South."

[04/17/19 - 08:56 PM]
FOX Cancels Freshman "Rel," Sophomore "The Gifted"
Both moves were confirmed by their respective co-stars Lil Rel Howery and Nat Alyn Lind this evening.

[04/17/19 - 05:28 PM]
FOX Sports Announces 2019 NFL Schedule Culminating with Super Bowl LIV
FOX's strong 2019 regular season schedule features 37 divisional matchups - 10 from the NFC East, nine from the NFC West, eight from the NFC North, seven from the NFC South and one game each from the AFC North, South and West.

[04/17/19 - 05:20 PM]
NBC Sports Kicks Off 100th NFL Season with Packers-Bears Rivalry Followed by Steelers-Patriots, Highlighting 2019 NBC "Sunday Night Football" Schedule
NBC, the first network to broadcast an NFL game (Philadelphia Eagles at Brooklyn Dodgers, October 22, 1939 from Ebbets Field), will televise the first game of the NFL's milestone 100th season on Thursday, September 5.

[04/17/19 - 05:13 PM]
Top NFL Rivalries Highlight "Monday Night Football's" 50th Season
The 50th season will kick off on ESPN with a doubleheader Monday, September 9 - Houston Texans vs. New Orleans Saints (7 p.m. ET) and Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders (10:15 p.m. / 7:15 p.m. PT).

[04/17/19 - 05:03 PM]
CBS Sports' Schedule for Its 60th NFL Season Highlighted by Top AFC Games and More Marquee NFC Crossover Games Than Ever Before
"The NFL on CBS" schedule features games being played in the NFL's highest-rated and most-watched window each week, the 4:25 PM, ET national game on doubleheader weeks.

[04/17/19 - 01:16 PM]
"Queen of the South" Returns This June!
The series returns for its highly anticipated fourth season on Thursday, June 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/17/19 - 12:30 PM]
The CW Network Sets Summer 2019 Premiere Dates; Announces Six Additional New Series to Join Already Packed Summer Slate
The newcomers include "The Big Stage," "Bulletproof," "Pandora," "Hypnotize Me," "Mysteries Decoded" and "Red Bull Peaking."

[04/17/19 - 12:08 PM]
Documentary "At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal" Debuts May 3, Exclusively on HBO
Offering insights that go beyond the sensational headlines, the film reveals a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything else, including protecting young female athletes.

[04/17/19 - 11:13 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Its 44th Season with Three Back-to-Back Shows in May
Emma Thompson (May 11) and Paul Rudd (May 18) will follow the previously announced Adam Sandler (May 4) as hosts.

[04/17/19 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Finds Its Master Chief: Emmy(R) Nominee Pablo Schreiber to Star in the Highly Anticipated Showtime Series "Halo"
He'll be joined by newcomer Yerin Ha as a new character within the world: Quan Ah.

[04/17/19 - 10:16 AM]
Mike Myers to Executive Produce and Star in Netflix Comedy Series
Said Myers: "I love creating characters, and Netflix has given me a fantastic playground to play in."

[04/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
Alison Pill, Harry Treadaway and Isa Briones Join CBS All Access' Upcoming Untitled "Star Trek" Jean-Luc Picard Series
They join previously announced cast members Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd and Evan Evagora.

[04/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
"JBFA: Stories from the 2019 James Beard Awards," Showcasing the Most Prestigious Awards in the American Culinary Industry, Premieres Sunday, May 19, on ABC
Audiences will experience the drama, excitement and celebration of the 2019 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards Gala, hosted by Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

[04/17/19 - 09:47 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts an ESPN Films 30 for 30: Daniel Larusso vs. Johnny Lawrence
The promotional stunt is timed with the second season launch of YouTube Premium's "Cobra Kai" on April 24.

[04/17/19 - 09:04 AM]
Video: Amazon Original "The Boys" Unleashes New Uncensored Teaser Trailer
The subversive superhero series will debut July 26 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories.

[04/17/19 - 09:00 AM]
"Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout!" to Feature Distinct Animation Styles in Cosmic Story Arc Beginning Sunday, May 5, on Disney XD and DisneyNOW
In the new storyline, the Guardians, desperate to escape the Collector's collapsing ship, jump into the Black Vortex Mirror and find themselves separated and trapped in strange new worlds.

[04/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
The Two-Hour Special "The Bachelorette Reunion: The Biggest Bachelorette Reunion in Bachelor History Ever!" Airs Monday, May 6, on ABC
Trista Sutter, DeAnna Stagliano, Jillian Harris, Ali Fedotowsky-Manno, Ashley Rosenbaum, Emily Maynard Johnson, Desiree Siegfried, Andi Dorfman, Kaitlyn Bristowe, JoJo Fletcher, Rachel Lindsay and Becca Kufrin are all featured.

[04/17/19 - 08:18 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, ABC Dethrone NBC in Demos
The Eye is the top draw in both adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[04/17/19 - 05:00 AM]
May 2019 Stacked with New Reelz Original Programming
The documentaries are led by "Cher: Do You Believe?" celebrating the pop culture icon who redefined celebrity with her award winning work in music, movies and TV.

[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.







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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."