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[05/06/19 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 6 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Freeform, TNT pass on three drama pilots; Priscilla Quintana to star in The CW's "Pandora"; and E! pulls the plug on talk show "Busy Tonight."

[05/06/19 - 06:58 PM]
"Designated Survivor: 60 Days," A Korean Adaptation of "Designated Survivor," Comes to Netflix in Summer
The series follows the main storyline of the original format, but has been adapted to feature more of the Korean reality.

[05/06/19 - 05:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 6 - NBC Kicks Off Series Orders with "Bluff City Law," "Sunnyside"
Jimmy Smits and Kal Penn topline the new drama and comedy, respectively.

[05/06/19 - 02:39 PM]
NBC Reunites with "Who Do You Think You Are?"
After originating on the Peacock from 2010-12, the series has since been airing on cable network TLC.

[05/06/19 - 01:28 PM]
A Reason to Look Forward to Mondays! TLC's New Series "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" Premieres Monday, June 3 at 9PM ET/PT
The latest spin-off series will follow couples where the American is giving up everything and moving across the globe to be with the person they love.

[05/06/19 - 11:10 AM]
Bravo Media Announces New Espionage Inspired Competition Series "Spy Games"
Hosted by model and martial artist Mia Kang, "Spy Games" is a sophisticated strategy-based series in a genre Bravo viewers know and love: competition reality.

[05/06/19 - 11:07 AM]
All-New Series "The Aquarium" Takes Audiences Behind the Scenes at the Georgia Aquarium Beginning May 19
The series introduces and shares the stories of the amazing animals who call the 10 million gallons of water at the Georgia Aquarium home.

[05/06/19 - 10:27 AM]
Don't Mess with Texas: Investigation Discovery Unveils One of the State's Great Detective Teams in the New Series "Lone Star Justice"
The six-part series launches Wednesday, June 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/06/19 - 10:07 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Absentia" Season 2 Starring Stana Katic Launches June 14 on Amazon Prime Video
"Absentia" centers on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Stana Katic), who had disappeared without a trace and was declared dead after hunting one of Boston's most notorious serial killers.

[05/06/19 - 10:04 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Hit Series "The Substitute" Returns, with Lilly Singh Guest Starring Saturday, May 18, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series is a hidden-camera, prank show featuring celebrities who are transformed by a team of special effects artists to go undercover as substitute teachers, surprising classes of unsuspecting students.

[05/06/19 - 10:03 AM]
TV One's Original Biopic "The Bobby DeBarge Story" Premieres Saturday, June 29 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
Roshon Fegan, Big Boi, Tyra Ferrell, Lloyd, Adrian Marcel and Blue Kimble star in the film.

[05/06/19 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Television Studios Launches "Star Trek" Global Franchise Group
The unit's goal is to invigorate and broaden the "Star Trek" fan community through additional branding opportunities, such as podcasts, a reinvigorated StarTrek.com and new digital spaces, consumer products and gaming, as well as live experiential events and global attractions.

[05/06/19 - 08:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Keep Demo Crown
The Alphabet remains the adults 18-49 champ for the fourth consecutive week.

[05/06/19 - 08:03 AM]
"When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time" Premieres Wednesday, June 19 on PBS and Smithsonian Channel(TM)
The two-hour film traces the epic origin stories of some of the world's most spectacular creatures.

[05/06/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer & Key Art for "Rim of the World" Directed by McG
Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr., Alessio Scalzotto and Andrew Bachelor star in the film, due on Friday, May 24.

[05/06/19 - 07:00 AM]
Video: "High Seas" - Official trailer - Netflix
The streaming service's latest original series premieres Friday, May 24.

[05/06/19 - 06:01 AM]
XFL to Air on ABC, ESPN, FOX Sports and FS1
Look for FOX to carry a pair of primetime broadcasts on Thursday, April 2 and 9.

[05/06/19 - 05:00 AM]
Reelz Packs June 2019 with New Original Programming
Highlights include the return of "Breaking the Band" on Sunday, June 16.

[05/06/19 - 03:45 AM]
CBS News Announces New Anchor Team for Flagship Broadcasts
"This is a start of a new era for CBS News," said Susan Zirinsky. "Our job is to reveal America to itself through original reporting, strong investigative journalism and powerful political coverage."

[05/05/19 - 08:29 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Playoffs Put ABC on Top
The Alphabet's postseason coverage wins the night in all categories.

[05/05/19 - 08:12 AM]
NBC Sports Matches Best Kentucky Derby Overnight Since 1990 & Posts 2nd Best Stanley Cup Playoff Game Overnight on Record on NBC Big Event Saturday
NBC Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/05/19 - 06:53 AM]
ABC's Highest-Rated Primetime NBA Conference Semifinals Game Since 2011
ESPN spins the numbers for Saturday, May 4.

[05/04/19 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Home Top Spots with Dramas
The Eye wins the night among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/04/19 - 07:46 AM]
ESPN and ABC's Coverage of 2019 NBA Conference Semifinals Up 19 Percent in Metered Market Ratings
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, May 3.

[05/03/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 3
Updates include: Netflix sets casts of "The English Game," "Outer Banks"; Jessica Rothe to recur on Amazon's "Utopia"; and Debi Mazar is bound for Starz's "Power."

[05/03/19 - 01:42 PM]
Fifth Annual "Red Nose Day Special" to Showcase a Night Of Music, Comedy and Hollywood's Biggest Names
The primetime event - airing Thursday, May 23 - will feature music, comedy and heartfelt films shedding light on children in need.

[05/03/19 - 12:56 PM]
HGTV Renews "One of a Kind" for 13 Episode Sophomore Season
New episodes are slated to premiere in late 2019.

[05/03/19 - 11:32 AM]
"Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud" Premieres on Bounce Mon. May 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET
The 10-episode season is executive produced by Hart and hosted by comedian Jasmin "Jazzy" Brown who will introduce the funny and highly-entertaining segments.

[05/03/19 - 09:33 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Poster and New Trailer for Upcoming Drama "City on a Hill" Starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge
Premiering on Sunday, June 16, the series is currently in production on 10 episodes in New York and Boston.

[05/03/19 - 09:17 AM]
E! Announces Season Pick-Ups for Hit Unscripted Series "Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian," "Very Cavallari" and "Dating #NoFilter"
"Revenge Body" and "Dating #NoFilter" will both return later this year.

[05/03/19 - 09:04 AM]
The Harvard Lampoon Celebrates "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" with Parade and Honorary Initiation Award Ceremony
The event will feature the cast and executive producers sailing through the streets of Cambridge in The Unsinkable Kimmy Ship float.

[05/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
Get Ready for an A-"May"-Zing Month on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"
Highlights include the casts of "Veep" on Thursday, May 9 and "The Big Bang Theory" on Thursday, May 16.

[05/03/19 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Pulls Back in Front of ABC
"The Big Bang Theory" puts the network on top in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/03/19 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Find the Clues. Join the Adventure. Official "Blood & Treasure" Trailer Now Available
Look for the special two-hour series premiere Tuesday, May 21 at 9:00/8:00c on CBS.

[05/02/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 2
Updates include: "This Is Us" creator Dan Fogelman signs massive overall deal with 20th; Jeff Tweedy to visit HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm"; and Raven Metzner inks overall with ABC Studios.

[05/02/19 - 05:10 PM]
YouTube to Make All New Original Series and Specials Free with Ads
Returning series include "Cobra Kai," "Kevin Hart: What The Fit," "Impulse" and "Liza on Demand."

[05/02/19 - 03:36 PM]
ABC Picks Up "black-ish" for Season 6; "mixed-ish," All-New Comedy from the "black-ish" Universe, Also Gets Series Order
The "Becoming Bow" episode of "black-ish," originally scheduled to air May 7, will now be held for next season.

[05/02/19 - 03:19 PM]
Terrence Little Gardenhigh, Emmy Nominee Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee and Andrew Bachelor Join the Cast of "Coffee & Kareem"
In the Netflix film, a Detroit cop reluctantly teams with his girlfriend's 11 year-old son to clear his name and take down the city's most ruthless criminal.

[05/02/19 - 12:36 PM]
"The Gilded Age," From Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe Winner Julian Fellowes, Comes to HBO as a Drama Series
The period drama had been in the works at NBC in both 2012 and 2018.

[05/02/19 - 12:34 PM]
Netflix Re-Teams "Set It Up's" Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Treehouse Pictures and Writer/Producer Katie Silberman in "Most Dangerous Game"
The film is set to go into production in early 2020.

[05/02/19 - 12:00 PM]
Elizabeth Banks to Host the Return of "Press Your Luck," Premiering Wednesday, June 12, on ABC
"Elizabeth Banks is exactly the type of woman we want on ABC - she's a big star who's smart, strong and funny," said Karey Burke.

[05/02/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The Righteous Gemstones" - Official Teaser - HBO
John Goodman, Danny McBride, Edi Patterson, Adam Devine, Cassidy Freeman, Tony Calvero, Tim Baltz and Greg Alan Williams star in the new comedy, due in August.

[05/02/19 - 09:45 AM]
FX Sets Premiere Dates for "Baskets," "Legion" and "Snowfall"
The join the previously announced FX Networks' entries "Archer: 1999" (May 29), "The Weekly" (June 2) and "Pose" (June 11).

[05/02/19 - 09:30 AM]
"30 for 30" Documentary on Motorsports Pioneer Janet Guthrie to Premiere May 28 on ESPN
"Qualified" chronicles the roadblocks and hardships Janet Guthrie overcame in becoming the first woman ever to compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500 - and eventually, an auto racing legend.

[05/02/19 - 09:23 AM]
Paramount Network Expands "Rescue" Franchise Starring Jon Taffer
"Marriage Rescue" is a new original non-scripted series following Taffer as he helps couples whose relationships are on the brink of failure.

[05/02/19 - 08:07 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Wins Big with "Billboard Music Awards"
The Peacock's coverage leads the night in all categories.

[05/02/19 - 06:00 AM]
Fan Favorite Little Big Town to Host "2019 CMT Music Awards" Live from Nashville Wednesday, June 5 at 8pm ET/7pm CT
Little Big Town has graced the "CMT Music Awards" stage as both hosts and honorees, with three past wins in the "Group Video of the Year" category and multiple show-stopping performances over the years.

[05/01/19 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 1
Updates include: Gabriel Luna back as "Marvel's Ghost Rider" at Hulu; Jaden Smith to star as Kanye West in Showtime's "Omniverse"; and Disney+ eyes TV series based on "Willow."

[05/01/19 - 03:03 PM]
Netflix Makes Exclusive First-Look Deal with Director, Producer, and Academy Award Winning Actress Regina King
King's production company Royal Ties is entering into the first-look deal to produce films and series for Netflix.

[05/01/19 - 12:22 PM]
HBO Europe's Original Drama Series "Blinded by the Lights" Available to U.S. Viewers Today
Based on Jakub Zulczyk's bestselling novel of the same name, the series follows a week in the life of Kuba (Kamil Nozynski), a notorious Warsaw cocaine dealer, as his meticulously ordered world begins to sink into chaos.







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[05/23/19 - 02:46 PM]
Lifetime's Provocative New Docuseries "Marrying Millions" Premieres July 10, Exploring the True Intentions of Six Deeply in Love Couples
The series follows six couples who are deeply in love and hoping to marry, but come from completely different worlds.

[05/23/19 - 01:44 PM]
IFC to Air Sing-Along Version of Documentary Now!'s "Original Cast Album: Co-Op" on Friday, June 7
Season 52 of "Documentary Now!" will be available to stream on Netflix starting Monday, June 3.

[05/23/19 - 01:41 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Biggest Military Landings in History with Never-Before Seen Footage
One of the world's foremost experts on World War II archives, Dominique Forget, has identified over 100 hours of previously unseen archival footage, including 20 hours from the battle itself, to reveal the Allies' struggle to liberate Europe.

[05/23/19 - 01:22 PM]
Jimmy Kimmel's Highly Rated, Unforgettable Night of Television Returns with an Encore Presentation of "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Saturday, May 25
A rebroadcast of "All About 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" will likewise follow.

[05/23/19 - 01:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces "Detainee 001" Chronicling Newly Released Prisoner John Walker Lindh
The film gives the definitive account of Lindh's story with never-before-revealed details from his legal case and unpacks challenging truths and shifting allegiances behind one of the most compelling and unresolved mysteries of the post-9/11 age.

[05/23/19 - 12:02 PM]
ESPN Rolls Out Bowl Schedule for 2019-20 College Football Season
The bowl mania will include the College Football Playoff Semifinals and the entire New Year's Six, which will build up to the season's grand finale: The College Football Playoff National Championship from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

[05/23/19 - 12:01 PM]
HBO and BBC Renew "Gentleman Jack" for a Second Season
The series tells the story of Anne Lister, a woman who had a passion for life and a mind for business, and bucked society's expectations at every turn.

[05/23/19 - 11:00 AM]
New Docuseries "Straight Up Steve Austin" to Premiere August 12 on USA Network
The seven-half hour episode series will follow "WWE Raw" on Monday nights at 11:00/10:00c.

[05/23/19 - 10:48 AM]
"Archer After Hours" Launches Following the Premiere of "Archer: 1999"
"Archer After Hours" is part after-show, talk show, sketch show and party.

[05/23/19 - 10:33 AM]
Netflix Orders First-of-Its-Kind Hybrid Kids Animated Series "City of Ghosts" from First-Time Showrunner Elizabeth Ito
The hybrid documentary and animated series follows a group of kids discover stories around their city by communicating directly with the ghosts who inhabit it.

[05/23/19 - 10:05 AM]
OWN Expands Popular Saturday Night Lineup with New Series "To Have & To Hold: Charlotte" Premiering June 1 at 10PM
The hour-long unscripted series, from Truly Original, is a candid look inside the lives of five high-powered African-American couples in Charlotte, North Carolina.

[05/23/19 - 10:00 AM]
Video: CBS All Access Reveals Teaser Trailer and Key Art for "Star Trek: Picard"
The series features Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on "Star Trek: The Next Generation."

[05/23/19 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Season Two of Live-Action Daughter/Father Comedy "Sydney to the Max"
Created and executive produced by Mark Reisman, production on season two will commence later this summer.

[05/23/19 - 09:02 AM]
HBO Partners with Equinox Fitness to Kick Off New Season of "Big Little Lies"
The partnership kicks-off with Big Little Lies themed "Best Stretch Ever" classes at Equinox locations across the U.S. beginning on May 30.

[05/23/19 - 08:44 AM]
Critically-Acclaimed, Award-Winning Golf Films Unit Offers Most-Robust Slate Ever in 2019
There are five films scheduled to premiere in 2019, beginning with "Hogan," a two-night, comprehensive biopic on the remarkable life and legacy of Ben Hogan.