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[08/17/19 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
Said networks share the honors on a repeat heavy evening.

[08/16/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 16
Updates include: CBS cancels "Instinct" after two seasons; Syfy pulls the plug on "Krypton," spin-off "Lobo"; and YouTube nixes both "Step Up: High Water" and "Wayne."

[08/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns October 27 for Sixth and Final Season
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe-nominated series takes a comedic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[08/16/19 - 11:00 AM]
Limited Series "Mrs. Fletcher" Debuts October 27; Created by Executive Producer and Writer Tom Perrotta
The HBO series is a dual coming-of-age story chronicling the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son, who both embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results.

[08/16/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers First Two Episodes of "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" for Free Early Sampling
The 10-episode series will officially premiere Sunday, August 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/19 - 09:06 AM]
Priscilla Presley & John Eddie to Create "Agent King," An Animated Adult Action Comedy Featuring Elvis Presley as a Covert Government Agent, for Netflix
Mike Arnold will serve as showrunner on the project.

[08/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
Hot Dog! "Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures," A New Chapter of Disney Junior's Hit Series "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," Debuts Monday, Oct. 14
That same day, a new series of shorts, "Hot Diggity-Dog Tales" starring Mickey and "mouse's best friend" Pluto will also debut on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and DisneyNOW.

[08/16/19 - 08:04 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
NFL preseason on local stations once again effects the preliminary numbers.

[08/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
"Raising Dion," Starring Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young and Michael B. Jordan, Comes to Netflix on October 4
The series is the story of a widowed mother who must protect her son after he starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities.

[08/16/19 - 07:19 AM]
"Peaky Blinders" - Season 5 to Launch Friday October 4th, at 12:01 AM PT on Netflix
An epic, gangster family series set in the lawless streets of Birmingham, UK and beyond, "Peaky Blinders" follows the evolution of leader Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) from backstreet crime lord to legitimate businessman and member of parliament.

[08/16/19 - 06:00 AM]
NFL Films' "A Lifetime of Sundays" to Debut on ESPN and ABC in Celebration of the NFL's 100th Season
The film also will be available through ESPN authenticated Video on Demand until September 15 when it moves to ESPN+ and will be available for streaming.

[08/16/19 - 05:33 AM]
AMC Commissions Three Part Drama "Quiz," Directed by Stephen Frears and Produced by Left Bank Pictures
The project stars Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Sian Clifford, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Michael Jibson and Aisling Bea.

[08/15/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 15
Updates include: A&E to wrap "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" with two-hour special; NBCUniversal's streaming service adds two projects; and Ewan McGregor to star in Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+.

[08/15/19 - 04:38 PM]
Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami to Direct Aubrey Plaza in Feature Comedy "Hope" for Netflix
The comedic duo are following their female-driven comedy "The Breaker Upperers," which they also co-wrote and starred in, and premiered on Netflix in February.

[08/15/19 - 01:15 PM]
"To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You" Premieres February 12 on Netflix
The sequel will be followed by a third film: "To All the Boys: Always and Forever Lara Jean," already in production.

[08/15/19 - 12:00 PM]
"Love, Simon" Begins Production for Disney+
The half-hour series from 20th Century Fox Television returns to the world of the 2018 groundbreaking hit movie, "Love, Simon."

[08/15/19 - 11:04 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Live Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Coverage on Thursday, September 12 at 11:00 P.M. Eastern
As part of its Votegasm 2020 coverage, the series will air live at 11:00 p.m. ET on Comedy Central and react in real time across its social media accounts.

[08/15/19 - 10:30 AM]
30 for 30 "Rodman: For Better or Worse" to Premiere September 10 on ESPN
The film, directed by Emmy-winning director Todd Kapostasy, is billed as the unfettered and definitive look at the life and career of Dennis Rodman.

[08/15/19 - 09:30 AM]
"The Kominsky Method" Season 2 Premieres October 25 on Netflix
Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are back for a new season of the comedy series.

[08/15/19 - 09:30 AM]
E! Greenlights New Reality Sitcom "Meet the Frasers"
Following Rhode Island's local celebrity couple, 28-year-old psychic medium Matt Fraser and his pageant queen girlfriend, 21-year-old Alexa Papigiotis, the docu-series will showcase their lives, careers, and their very involved extended families.

[08/15/19 - 09:30 AM]
BET Networks Announces New Legal Thriller "Sacrifice" Starring Paula Patton
The film will premiere on BET's new streaming service BET+ in 2020.

[08/15/19 - 08:47 AM]
"La Casa De Las Flores" Season 2 Premieres October 18 on Netflix
In this dark comedy, a wealthy matriarch tries to maintain her family's facade of perfection after her husband's mistress exposes their dirty secrets.

[08/15/19 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off Demo Competition; NBC Tops Total Viewers
The time period premiere of "America's Got Talent" leads the night in both categories.

[08/15/19 - 07:07 AM]
Video: Dave Chappelle Netflix Standup Comedy Special Trailer - "Sticks & Stones"
The comedian's fifth special for the streaming service drops August 26, only on Netflix.

[08/14/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 14
Updates include: HBO orders "Skate Kitchen"-inspired comedy to series; Tiffany Lonsdale joins the cast of Freeform's "Siren"; and Josh Berman to bring "St. Elmo's Fire" TV series to NBC.

[08/14/19 - 05:45 PM]
Video: Watch the New "9-1-1" Season Three Trailer!
Season three launches Monday, September 23 on FOX.

[08/14/19 - 01:16 PM]
Ensemble Cast Set for Horror Film "There's Someone Inside Your House"
Sydney Park, Théodore Pellerin, Asjha Cooper, Dale Whibley, Jesse LaTourette, Burkely Duffield and Diego Josef star in the Netflix project, based on the book by Stephanie Perkins.

[08/14/19 - 12:31 PM]
Video: "The Masked Singer" - America's Favorite Guessing Game Has an All-New Promo
The series returns for its second season with a special two-hour premiere on Wednesday, September 25.

[08/14/19 - 12:21 PM]
Video: "Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The revival special premieres this Friday, August 16 on the streaming service.

[08/14/19 - 12:00 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo" - Owen's Fourth Stand-Up Comedy Special for Network to Premiere Saturday, September 7
The hour-long special was filmed at Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in San Antonio.

[08/14/19 - 11:30 AM]
Paranormal Pioneers Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango Star in New Series "Ghost Nation" on Travel Channel
The 10-episode series launches Friday, October 11 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/14/19 - 11:10 AM]
HGTV Orders 13 New Episodes of Christina Anstead's Breakout Solo Docu-Series "Christina on the Coast"
New episodes are slated to premiere in early 2020.

[08/14/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Crank Yankers" Returns to Comedy Central(R) September 25 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Season five will feature beloved characters such as Spoonie Luv, Elmer Higgins, Niles Standish, Bobby Fletcher, The Truth, Terrence Catheter, Mr. Birchum and more.

[08/14/19 - 10:33 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications Announce Comprehensive Distribution Agreement
The new agreement contemplates Charter's future distribution of Disney's streaming services, including Hulu, ESPN+ and the soon-to-be-launched Disney+.

[08/14/19 - 10:01 AM]
Syfy's "Van Helsing" Season 4 Premieres September 27
"Van Helsing" is a total re-imagination of a timeless brand, set in a world dominated and controlled by vampires.

[08/14/19 - 10:00 AM]
Emmy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Elizabeth Perkins Joins Denis Leary in FOX's Holiday-Themed Comedy, "A Moody Christmas"
Perkins will play the matriarch of the Moodys, a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family of five, all of whom return home to Chicago for the holidays, hiding secrets from each other.

[08/14/19 - 09:34 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Two "Beyond the Headlines" Documentaries on "NXIVM Cult" and "The College Admissions Scandal" with Journalist Gretchen Carlson
The full "Ripped from the Headlines" movie slate will kick off starting September 21, and will premiere a new movie each week for four consecutive Saturdays.

[08/14/19 - 09:21 AM]
"The Wheel of Time" on Prime Casts Josha Stradowski, Marcus Rutherford, Zoe Robins, Barney Harris & Madeleine Madden
They'll join Rosamund Pike in the Amazon series, based on the fantasy novels by Robert Jordan.

[08/14/19 - 09:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Top Charts
The Peacock holds onto top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/14/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Styling Hollywood" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Celebrity stylist Jason Bolden and interior designer Adair Curtis are giving you an exclusive look at your favorite Hollywood looks and digs.

[08/14/19 - 09:01 AM]
Season Two of the High-Flying Emmy(R) Award-Nominated "Star Wars Resistance" Premieres Sunday, Oct. 6, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW
The new season takes place during the events of "The Last Jedi" leading up to "The Rise of Skywalker," as Kaz and the team continue to fight against the threat of the First Order, culminating in an epic series finale.

[08/14/19 - 09:01 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights New Interview-Based Series from Phoebe Robinson
In this half-hour, 10-episode untitled series, Robinson will create experiences with her guests that take us into their world and out of her comfort zone.

[08/14/19 - 08:55 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the Destructive Power and Life-Spawning Aftermath of Volcanoes in Two New Films
"Volcanoes: Dual Destruction" and "Islands of Fire" premiere on September 8 and 15, respectively.

[08/14/19 - 08:31 AM]
"Flip or Flop" Continues to Deliver Strong Live Plus Three-Day Ratings For HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, August 8.

[08/14/19 - 07:32 AM]
Sacha Baron Cohen Stars in "The Spy," A Limited Series Written and Directed by Emmy-Winner Gideon Raff
The Netflix series, due on September 6, tells the story of Eli Cohen, a real-life former Mossad agent who successfully went undercover in Syria in the early 1960s.

[08/14/19 - 07:06 AM]
Video: "13 Reasons Why" Season 3 Final Trailer: Who Killed Bryce Walker? - Netflix
As previously announced, the show's latest season drops August 23 on the streaming service.

[08/14/19 - 07:02 AM]
Video: SundanceTV Releases New Teaser and Key Art for Season 2 of "This Close"
The expanded second season, featuring eight, half-hour episodes, will air with two back-to-back episodes on Thursday, September 12 and Friday, September 13, and the following week on Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20.

[08/14/19 - 05:31 AM]
Hallmark Channel & PEDIGREE Foundation Team Up for Televised Benefit Concert
The show will air on Hallmark Channel on Monday, October 14 (time TBA).

[08/13/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 13
Updates include: NBC expands third season of "Good Girls"; Ashley Park cast in Paramount Network's "Emily in Paris"; and HBO Max fills out cast of Anna Kendrick's "Love Life."

[08/13/19 - 03:02 PM]
Video: "Falling Inn Love" Starring Christina Milian - Official Trailer - Netflix
After losing her job and her boyfriend, city girl Gabriela (Milian) spontaneously enters a contest and wins a rustic New Zealand inn.







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[10/30/20 - 01:00 PM]
"Country Strong 2020: Countdown to the CMA Awards" Airs Tuesday, Nov. 10, on ABC
The hour-long special includes interviews and appearances by some of country music's biggest stars.

[10/30/20 - 11:30 AM]
Holiday Cheer Is Right Around the Corner as ABC Announces Its Seasonal Programming Lineup
Highlights include fresh installments of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and "The Disney Holiday Singalong."

[10/30/20 - 11:02 AM]
Spectrum Originals, AMC Networks and Platform One Media Turn on the Light for "Beacon 23"
After a nine-month exclusive run for Spectrum, the series will be an AMC original with a second window across AMC Networks platforms.

[10/30/20 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Makes First New Series Commitment for 2021-22 Season with Pick-Up of Docu-Com "This Country," from Jenny Bicks and Paul Feig
In the half-hour series, a documentary crew goes to a small town to study young adults and their current concerns.

[10/30/20 - 10:04 AM]
"Chappelle's Show," "Inside Amy Schumer," "Key & Peele," "Nathan for You" and "Reno 911" Available for Streaming November 1 on HBO Max as Part of Non-Exclusive Licensing Deal with Comedy Central
HBO Max has licensed non-exclusive streaming rights to five award-winning series from Comedy Central's vast library, further expanding the platform's curated portfolio.

[10/30/20 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere Episode of New Comedy Series "Moonbase 8" for Free
Simultaneously, all episodes of the series will release for on-demand streaming or download on the Showtime and Showtime Anytime(R) apps and partner on-demand platforms for Showtime subscribers.

[10/30/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO's "Transhood" Debuts November 12
Filmed over the course of five years in Kansas City, the documentary is an inspiring chronicle of the lives of four young people and their families as they each navigate growing up transgender in America's heartland.

[10/30/20 - 08:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Claims Top Honors with "Thursday Night Football"
The network's NFL franchise once again leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/30/20 - 08:02 AM]
ESPN Unveils 35-Game College Football Bowl Season Schedule for 2020-21
The schedule features the College Football Playoff Semifinals (Friday, January 1) and the entire New Year's Six, culminating with the College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T (Monday, January 11) from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

[10/30/20 - 07:31 AM]
HGTV Taps Eleven Superstar Property and Design Experts to Judge Renovated Spaces in Hit Competition Series "Rock the Block"
The rotating judges panel will include house-flipping phenom Tarek El Moussa and his real estate agent fiancée, Heather Rae Young, who together will decide which competitive duo creates the ideal kitchen for a potential buyer.

[10/30/20 - 07:25 AM]
Peacock Surprise Drop: "Sketchy Times with Lilly Singh" Late-Night Special - Available Now
In a one-woman, late-night special shot entirely from her home during quarantine, comedian and host Lilly Singh plays a wide variety of new and returning characters, satirizing how we're all adjusting to the new normal.

[10/30/20 - 06:41 AM]
iHeartMedia Rings in the Holiday Season with the 2020 "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Presented by Capital One"
The CW will broadcast the event as an exclusive nationwide television special on Monday, December 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/29/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 29
Updates include: Steve Agee joins John Cena in HBO Max's "Peacemaker"; Laura Benanti cast in "Gossip Girl" revival series; and Lil Yachty's "Public Figures" finds a new home at HBO Max.

[10/29/20 - 03:02 PM]
Video: "A Closer Look" with Ralph Tresvant - Official Trailer (HD) - UMC
The music documentary series profiles R&B, Soul, and Hip-Hop artists whose song(s) have and continues to top the billboard charts and re-shape the music industry.

[10/29/20 - 02:01 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer and Poster Art for "My Psychedelic Love Story" from Oscar(R) Winning Director Errol Morris
The film is a psychedelic head trip crossed with a possible CIA conspiracy and wrapped in a fascinating love story told by the late Joanna Harcourt-Smith about her time with Timothy Leary.