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[08/06/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 6
Updates include: ABC to hear "Fresh Off the Boat" spin-off pitch; FX's "Taboo" remains in limbo; and Sara Ramirez to exit "Madam Secretary" as series regular.

[08/06/19 - 05:20 PM]
FX's "Mrs. America" Shares First Look at Cast
Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Sarah Paulson, Margo Martindale, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth Banks and Tracey Ullman star in the limited series.

[08/06/19 - 05:17 PM]
Video: "Mr Inbetween" - Season 2: Official Trailer - FX
The series returns to FX on Thursday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/06/19 - 04:16 PM]
FX Orders Third Installment of American Crime Story Franchise "Impeachment: American Crime Story"
The latest edition stars Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp, Beanie Feldstein as Monica Lewinsky, and Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones.

[08/06/19 - 02:32 PM]
"Snowfall" Renewed for Fourth Season on FX
The acclaimed drama series created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio and Dave Andron will return to FX in 2020.

[08/06/19 - 02:01 PM]
FOX Entertainment Acquires Emmy(R) Award-Winning Production Company Bento Box Entertainment
The animation studio is behind "Bob's Burgers" and two of FOX's upcoming series, "Duncanville" and "The Great North."

[08/06/19 - 01:50 PM]
"Lights Out with David Spade" Debuts as #1 New Late Night Talk Show of 2019
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for July 29-August 1.

[08/06/19 - 01:15 PM]
Launch of Hallmark Channel's Annual "Summer Nights" Programming Event Propels Network to Rank #1 During Weekend Primetime & #2 During Primetime for the Week
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the week of July 29 - August 4.

[08/06/19 - 12:34 PM]
Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Returns for Season 7
Returning cast members include: Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Toya Bush-Harris, Quad Webb, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, Mariah Huq and new friend, Buffie Purselle.

[08/06/19 - 12:10 PM]
E! Announces Expanded Slate of Entertainment News Programming, Including Two New York-Based Series
In addition, current late night news franchise "Nightly Pop" will expand to four nights per week and live daytime series "Daily Pop" will continue to air every weekday.

[08/06/19 - 11:52 AM]
New Season Premiere of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Delivers a 1.07 Live Plus Three-Day Rating on Thursday, Aug. 1
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, August 1.

[08/06/19 - 11:34 AM]
MTV's "Ex on the Beach" Moves to a Brand New Night
Starting August 15, look for the series on Thursday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/06/19 - 11:03 AM]
FX Unveils Slate of Docuseries and a Documentary Feature
"FX has long sought to give artists a platform to showcase their individual, uncompromising vision and its new docuseries and features are an opportunity to extend that ambition in our collaboration with non-fiction talent," said Nick Grad.

[08/06/19 - 10:23 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for Michelle Obama's College Prep Learning Playlist
The learning playlist features videos from Mrs. Obama, interviews with experts, advice from upperclassmen, and encouraging messages from a panel at the Beating The Odds Summit.

[08/06/19 - 10:16 AM]
Video: New Trailer for EPIX Series "Godfather of Harlem"
The Forest Whitaker-led drama premieres Sunday, September 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/06/19 - 09:35 AM]
FX Orders an Additional Season of Its Emmy(R) and Golden Globe Award(R) Winning Hit Comedy Series "Atlanta"
Production of seasons three (previously ordered) and four - both eight episodes each - are scheduled to begin next spring.

[08/06/19 - 09:11 AM]
Tiffany Haddish, Carmen Ejogo, Blair Underwood, Garrett Morris and Kevin Carroll Cast in the New Netflix Limited Series "Madam CJ Walker"
They'll join Octavia Spencer, who will executive produce and star as Sarah Breedlove, famously known as Madam CJ Walker.

[08/06/19 - 09:09 AM]
HBO's "Recommended by Humans" Tool Lets You Stream 50+ Free HBO Episodes, Movies & Documentaries
Featuring more than 50 free HBO episodes, movies and documentaries, the tool spotlights real HBO fans offering recommendations for their favorite HBO shows.

[08/06/19 - 09:01 AM]
Viacom to Acquire Garfield for Nickelodeon Portfolio
Following completion of the acquisition, Nickelodeon plans to develop a new Garfield animated television series.

[08/06/19 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor in Paradise" Returns on Top in Demos
ABC wins the evening among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[08/06/19 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Casts Alicia Silverstone and Mark Feuerstein in "The Baby-Sitters Club" Live-Action Series Adaptation
In the series adaptation, Silverstone will play Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, the mother of Kristy Thomas and love interest of Watson Brewer, played by Feuerstein.

[08/06/19 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Elite" - Season 2 Date Announcement - Netflix
Look for the show's sophomore run to launch on Friday, September 6.

[08/06/19 - 05:27 AM]
Netflix's Japanese Original Series "Alice in Borderland" Costars with Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya
The live-action movie, based on a survival and thriller manga, will be released in 2020.

[08/05/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 5
Updates include: Netflix cancels "The OA" after two seasons; ABC revises statuses of "Triangle," "Heart of Life," "Nana" and "NYPD Blue" pilots; and ABC pulls the plug on "The Proposal."

[08/05/19 - 11:09 AM]
"Yellowstone" Wrangles Series Ratings High in Key P18-49 Demo
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 31.

[08/05/19 - 10:56 AM]
ABC Announces Development Based on the Bestselling Book "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11"
Mitchell Zuckoff's "Fall and Rise" chronicles the stories of those who were lost, saved and forever altered by the most heinous acts of terrorism on American soil.

[08/05/19 - 10:55 AM]
ABC Develops the Emmett Till Story as the First Chapter in an Anthology Series Chronicling the Civil Rights Movement as Told by the Women Behind the Movement
The first season of the anthology is inspired by the book "Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement" by Devery S. Anderson.

[08/05/19 - 10:54 AM]
"The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live!" - Classic Film to Be Reimagined for Live Studio Audience, Airing Tuesday, Nov. 5, Live on ABC
Auli'i Cravalho, Queen Latifah and Shaggy will star in the long-in-the-works project.

[08/05/19 - 10:47 AM]
ABC's Sizzling Summer Guilty Pleasures "The Bachelorette" and "Bachelor in Paradise" Picked Up for New Seasons
These "Bachelor" franchise properties join the already announced 24th season of "The Bachelor," which will also return in 2020.

[08/05/19 - 10:27 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Fest" Helps Keep ABC in Front
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/05/19 - 10:10 AM]
Science Channel Going Big on Wednesday Night with New Series "Monster Ships" and Returning Fan Favorite "Building Giants" Beginning August 7
The newcomer reveals how the world's largest vessels operate when crossing dangerous global waters.

[08/05/19 - 09:20 AM]
Hulu and Bleecker Street Partner on Exclusive Multi-Year Output Deal
The first film to hit the streaming service in Fall 2019 will be "Hotel Mumbai."

[08/05/19 - 09:07 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Kicks Off ABC's TCA With an Exciting Slate of Announcements
This winter, Kimmel will once again team up with television icon Norman Lear and executive producers Brent Miller, Will Ferrell and Justin Theroux to provide the next installment of the groundbreaking "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" with a live holiday special event.

[08/05/19 - 09:03 AM]
Television's Iconic Star-Maker "American Idol" Hits the Right Notes - Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie to Return for New Season on ABC
Multimedia personality Bobby Bones will also return as in-house mentor.

[08/05/19 - 09:02 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Are Going on a Road Trip to Disneyland as the Hit Comedy's Movie Homage Tradition Continues with a Tribute to "National Lampoon's Vacation" in the Show's Seventh Season Premiere, Wednesday, Sept. 25
Anthony Michael Hall and Christie Brinkley will guest star in roles to be announced at a later date.

[08/05/19 - 09:01 AM]
Global Superstar Mariah Carey Is "In the Mix" - Award-Winning Music Icon Writes, Produces and Records Theme Song for New ABC Comedy "mixed-ish"
"As a fan of Kenya Barris' megahit shows, 'black-ish' and 'grown-ish,' I was inspired to connect with Kenya to find a way we could work together," said Carey.

[08/05/19 - 08:59 AM]
First Look: "Soundtrack" - A 10 Episode Romantic Musical Series Created by Joshua Safran
Jenna Dewan, Christina Milian and Madeleine Stowe star in the Netflix project, formerly known as "Mixtape."

[08/05/19 - 08:52 AM]
TLC Ranks #1 in Primetime for Women in July
TLC further spins the numbers for the month of July.

[08/05/19 - 08:00 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce Second Wave of Talent Cast in Perry's New Original Drama "The Oval"
The 25-episode original series will premiere this fall on BET.

[08/05/19 - 06:18 AM]
"Ricos de Amor," Netflix's New Brazilian Romantic Comedy, Starts Filming
The original movie stars Giovanna Lancelotti, Danilo Mesquita, Fernanda Paes Leme, LellĂȘ, Ernani Moraes, among others.

[08/04/19 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Sunday, August 4
Updates include: The CW's "The 100" to wrap after 100 episodes; Afton Williamson details racism, bullying and sexual harassment on ABC's "The Rookie"; and The CW mulls latest "Arrow"-verse spin-off.

[08/04/19 - 08:01 PM]
"The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" to Air Wednesday, Nov. 13, on ABC
Country Music's Biggest Night will again air live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

[08/04/19 - 09:33 AM]
"Black Lightning" to Now Premiere Monday, October 7 on The CW
Initially, "Black Lightning" was slated to premiere Monday, October 21.

[08/04/19 - 09:32 AM]
CW Seed Acquires Off-Season Streaming Rights to Primetime Emmy(R) Award Nominated "Schitt's Creek"
Seasons one through four will be available to stream on the CW Seed App and CWSeed.com starting today, Sunday, August 4.

[08/04/19 - 09:31 AM]
The CW Secures Full In-Season Streaming Rights to All of Its New Series Exclusively for Its Digital Platforms
The CW will exclusively stream every episode of its new series the day after broadcast throughout the season.

[08/04/19 - 09:30 AM]
The CW Announces Dates and Featured Appearances on the "Crisis on Infinite Earths" Epic Crossover
Additionally, characters from "Black Lightning" will be featured for the first time ever in this year's epic crossover.

[08/04/19 - 08:44 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Puts NBC on Top
The Peacock wins another low key evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/03/19 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline," "Ninja" Encore Put NBC on Top
The Peacock is the network to beat in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/02/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 2
Updates include: Kali Hawk joins the cast of ABC's "Schooled"; Showtime passes on "The Wrong Mans" pilot; and Nancy O'Dell signs off of "Entertainment Tonight."

[08/02/19 - 03:13 PM]
Video: Showtime Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts New Trailer for "Murder in the Bayou"
The five-part docu-series investigates the unsolved murders of eight women whose bodies were discovered between 2005 and 2009 in drainage canals and on desolate back roads in and around the town of Jennings, Louisiana in rural Jefferson Davis Parish.







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[09/21/21 - 03:22 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Delivers 13.8 Million Viewers, The Second-Most-Watched "MNF" Week 2 Telecast Since 2014
"Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli's" audience increased by 138% in week 2, as 1.9 million viewers watched their alternate telecast of Lions-Packers, up from 800,000 viewers in Week 1.

[09/21/21 - 03:01 PM]
Disney Branded Television Lands Series Development Deal for "House of Secrets" from Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan and Mark Radcliffe's 26th Street Pictures
In "House of Secrets," siblings Brendan, Eleanor and Cordelia Walker aren't pleased when their family relocates to a creepy Victorian house once owned by an occult novelist, Denver Kristoff.

[09/21/21 - 01:00 PM]
BTS, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Elton John and More to Headline ABC's Broadcast of "Global Citizen Live" Highlights Show, Sunday, Sept. 26
ABC News Live and Hulu will air the 24-hour event in full, beginning Saturday, September 25.

[09/21/21 - 12:01 PM]
The Walt Disney Company Celebrates Disney+ Day on November 12 to Thank Subscribers with New Content, Fan Experiences, and More
Highlights include the streaming premiere of Marvel Studios' "Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings"; a new short from "The Simpsons" that pays tribute to Disney+'s marquee brands; and a special celebrating the origins and legacy of Star Wars' legendary bounty hunter, Boba Fett.

[09/21/21 - 11:40 AM]
Paramount+ and Showtime Bundle Launches Today
The streaming bundle is launching with special introductory prices available for a limited time at both subscription tiers - $9.99 per month for Showtime and the Paramount+ Essential Plan and $12.99 per month for Showtime and the Paramount+ Premium Plan.

[09/21/21 - 11:26 AM]
This Fall BET and BET+'s Programming Slates Are Jam-Packed with Over 25 New Originals, Returning Favorites, Movies, and Specials, Solidifying Their Position as the Home Where Black Culture Lives
BET's diverse slate will reflect and celebrate Black culture like no other brand can.

[09/21/21 - 11:06 AM]
Auburn-Penn State Registers 7.6 Million Viewers for ABC's "Saturday Night Football," ABC/ESPN Win the Night in Week 3
ABC's telecast averaged 7,606,000 viewers, the second-most-watched Week 3 game across all networks and fifth-best game of the year.

[09/21/21 - 10:10 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Vol. 3" Available Now on Amazon Prime Video
The extraordinary fashion experience features performances by Nas, Daddy Yankee, BIA, Jazmine Sullivan, Ricky Martin, Normani, and Jade Novah.

[09/21/21 - 10:08 AM]
Peacock Announces Straight-to-Series Order of "Pitch Perfect"
Adam Devine, who appeared in the first two installments of the film franchise, is set to star and reprise his role as Bumper Allen, the vocal villain whom we love to loathe.

[09/21/21 - 10:08 AM]
Gary Marsh Stepping Down as President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Branded Television to Launch His New Production Company
Programming under Marsh's guidance has received the highest industry and critical recognition, including dozens of Emmy(R) and Annie Awards, as well as Peabody, Humanitas, Imagen, GLAAD, Gabriel, Christopher and Kid's Choice Awards.

[09/21/21 - 10:05 AM]
WarnerMedia Kids & Family Greenlights New "The Amazing World of Gumball" Movie and Series
The projects mark the long-awaited return for the beloved series and are the first original productions to be greenlit out of Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe, WarnerMedia Kids and Family's flagship television animation studio within EMEA.

[09/21/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: HBO Max Reveals Official Trailer and Key Art for Monica Lewinsky and Max Joseph's Documentary, "15 Minutes of Shame," Debuting October 7
This original documentary film examines social behavior by embedding with individuals from across the U.S. who have been publicly shamed or cyber-harassed - while exploring the bullies, the bystanders, the media, psychologists, politicians and experts in between.

[09/21/21 - 10:00 AM]
Tubi Announces New True Crime Docuseries "Meet, Marry, Murder," Hosted by Michelle Trachtenberg, to Debut on Wednesday, October 6
The series investigates what happens when a commitment to lifetime love ends up taking someone's life instead.

[09/21/21 - 10:00 AM]
Paramount+ Renews The All-New "Rugrats" for a Second Season
The next eight episodes of season one will be available to stream exclusively on the service beginning Thursday, October 7.

[09/21/21 - 09:31 AM]
NBC Wins 52-Week Season in 18-49 and Total Viewers for First Time Since 2018
"In an era with no shortage of viewing options, the reach and impact of broadcast television is still undeniable," said Frances Berwick.