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[08/31/19 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Low Key Night in Demos
The Peacock wins the evening among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/30/19 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 30
Updates include: Netflix rounds out cast of "The Haunting of Bly Manor"; Lindsey Gort to recur on CBS's "All Rise"; and Rachel Naomi Hilson tapped for "Love, Simon" on Disney+.

[08/30/19 - 03:36 PM]
Video: "The Mind, Explained" - Trailer - Netflix
Emma Stone narrates this illuminating adventure through the human brain - exploring the science behind memory, dreams, anxiety, mindfulness, and more.

[08/30/19 - 10:03 AM]
"We're All Superstars": New Campaign Launches WWE's "Friday Night Smackdown" on FOX
The campaign will consist of four total spots, with three fan-focused videos debuting in the coming weeks.

[08/30/19 - 09:26 AM]
ABC Shifts "Reef Break" Season Finale to Friday, September 13
Said change is to accommodate the Democratic Presidential Debate on Thursday, September 12.

[08/30/19 - 08:34 AM]
Voice Cast Revealed for HBO's "His Dark Materials"
Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy and Lin-Manuel Miranda also star in the adaptation of Philip Pullman's award-winning trilogy.

[08/30/19 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye wins the night in total viewers, shares the demo crown with FOX in the initial results.

[08/30/19 - 08:03 AM]
Video: "ZeroZeroZero" - Teaser
The French series will air on Amazon Prime Video in the United States.

[08/30/19 - 05:27 AM]
Newly Investigated Secrets Help Uncover What Hitler Left Behind "Secret Nazi Ruins" Premiering September 5 on Science Channel
To this day, the remains of Nazi Bases lie waiting to reveal their truth about Hitler's tactics and dreams.

[08/29/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 29
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "American Princess"; Netflix orders third season of "Elite"; and Adam Hugill first to be cast in BBC America's "The Watch."

[08/29/19 - 12:50 PM]
"Queen of the South" Renewed for Season 5 on USA Network
The season four finale will air tonight at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/29/19 - 12:32 PM]
ABC News Announces Democratic Debate Date and Time, Qualifying Candidates and Coverage
The podium order will be announced today at 3:30 p.m. EDT during "The Briefing Room" on ABC News Live.

[08/29/19 - 11:32 AM]
Video: "The I-Land" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Chosen... tested... a group of strangers will soon find out that paradise isn't all it seems.

[08/29/19 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Bill Burr: Paper Tiger" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In Bill Burr's sixth stand-up special, filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in London, nothing is off-limits.

[08/29/19 - 11:30 AM]
Starz Announces "Outlander" Season Five Premiere Date and New York Comic Con 2019 Panel
Look for the new season Sunday, February 16 on the pay channel.

[08/29/19 - 10:31 AM]
FXX Sets Premiere Date for "Cake"
"Cake" is a handcrafted assortment of bite-sized shorts carefully curated and served up as a tasty treat for the mind.

[08/29/19 - 10:00 AM]
New Episodes of "Succession," "The Righteous Gemstones" and "Ballers" Available for Early Streaming This Friday, Aug. 30
The episodes will still debut at their originally scheduled times Sunday, September 1 on the main HBO channel.

[08/29/19 - 10:00 AM]
The Best Babysitter in the Galaxy Comes to Disney Channel as "Gabby Duran & The Unsittables" Premieres Friday, Oct. 11
The new series introduces 13-year-old Gabby Duran, played by multitalented actress and musician Kylie Cantrall, who inadvertently lands a job babysitting an unruly group of VIP extraterrestrial children disguised as everyday kids.

[08/29/19 - 09:21 AM]
Video: "Tall Girl" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The feature film premieres Friday, September 13 on the streaming service.

[08/29/19 - 09:11 AM]
Hulu's Fall/Winter 2019 Programming Slate
Newly announced: the return of "Castle Rock" on Wednesday, October 23.

[08/29/19 - 08:33 AM]
Video: "The Two Popes" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce star in this intimate look at a historic turning point in the Catholic Church.

[08/29/19 - 08:32 AM]
Video: "Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This three-part documentary tells Bill Gates' life story, in-depth and unfiltered, as he pursues unique solutions to some of the world's most complex problems.

[08/29/19 - 08:24 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos as "MasterChef" Rises
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/29/19 - 07:41 AM]
YouTube Makes All New Original Series and Specials Free
Plus: this fall, two of YouTube's most popular series, "Liza on Demand" and "Impulse," return for their sophomore seasons.

[08/29/19 - 07:16 AM]
Video: "Disenchantment" - Part 2 Teaser - Netflix
The animated series returns to the streaming service on Friday, September 20.

[08/29/19 - 07:01 AM]
Andrew Dominik's "Blonde" Starring Ana de Armas Rounds Out Casting
The project is based on a bestselling novel from five-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Joyce Carol Oates.

[08/29/19 - 06:01 AM]
From the Producers of "Quicksand" Comes "Love & Anarchy" - A New Netflix Original from Sweden Created by Lisa Langseth
"This has been my dream project for a long time. After working with this story alone in my basement I am so immensely glad to see it present itself together with a fantastic team. I have the best job in the world," says Lisa Langseth.

[08/29/19 - 05:01 AM]
Freeform Screams Into October with Their Annual "31 Nights of Halloween" Programming Event
After last year's highly successful "Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash," Freeform will continue the party this year with a new original special, "31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest."

[08/28/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 28
Updates include: Beau Garrett boards "Firefly Lane" at Netflix; Kendrick Sampson, Carra Patterson to star in Showtime's "How to Make Love to a Black Woman"; and Naomie Harris books lead role on HBO's "The Third Day."

[08/28/19 - 02:00 PM]
All-New Special "The Masked Singer: Super Sneak Peek" to Air Sunday, September 15, on FOX
Series host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke reflect on the fierce and swift impact the show has had on pop culture since making its debut.

[08/28/19 - 11:13 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Unscripted Holiday Series "Top Elf"; Orders Full Series Pickup of "The Substitute"
"Top Elf," which begins production in September on five one-hour episodes, features kid contestants with extraordinary building and design skills competing for the coveted title of Top Elf.

[08/28/19 - 11:09 AM]
The CW Drops "I Ship It" from Monday Lineup
Repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will once again fill the 9:30/8:30c slot, effective immediately.

[08/28/19 - 11:00 AM]
Netflix Orders "The Girls on the Bus" to Series Inspired by Best-Selling Book by New York Times Journalist Amy Chozick
The show chronicles four female journalists who follow the every move of a parade of flawed presidential candidates, finding friendship, love, and a scandal that could take down not just the presidency but our entire democracy along the way.

[08/28/19 - 10:30 AM]
A Special Interactive Live Telecast, "Just Roll With It: You Decide Live!," Will Be Presented Friday, Oct. 4, on Disney Channel
During the Halloween-themed special - the first of its kind for the channel - viewers nationwide can join the studio audience in the fun of determining plot twists in real-time.

[08/28/19 - 10:00 AM]
Academy Award(R)-Winning Producer and Screenwriter Mark Boal to Adapt Bestselling Book "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11" for ABC
As previously announced, the network is developing a limited series in 2021 inspired by the bestselling book to commemorate and honor the 20th anniversary of the events of September 11.

[08/28/19 - 09:32 AM]
Comedy Central Heading Back to the "South Side" with Season Two Order of Hit Scripted Series
"Our mission is to show the world the joy of Chicago," said executive producers Bashir Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle and Micahel Blieden.

[08/28/19 - 09:30 AM]
"Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh," The Comedian's First HBO Special, Debuts October 5
The special features Gulman speaking about mental health issues in a way that is both entertaining and poignant, mixed with short documentary interludes that provide insight into the comedian's own mental health journey.

[08/28/19 - 09:30 AM]
ABC to Broadcast Major League Soccer's 2019 MLS Cup
ABC, the broadcast network of The Walt Disney Company, was the exclusive home of MLS Cup during Major League Soccer's first 13 years (1996-2008).

[08/28/19 - 09:07 AM]
Video: "The New Pope" - Official Teaser - HBO
All nine episodes of the limited series are directed by Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino.

[08/28/19 - 08:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Stay on Top
The Peacock takes home the crown in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/19 - 07:56 AM]
Video: "The Laundromat" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A widow (Meryl Streep) investigates an insurance fraud, chasing leads to a pair of Panama City law partners (Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas) exploiting the world's financial system.

[08/28/19 - 07:52 AM]
HGTV Orders 13 New Episodes of Hit Series "Good Bones" Following Strong Season Four Performance
The new episodes are slated to premiere in summer 2020.

[08/28/19 - 07:08 AM]
Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke Star in the Four-Part HBO/Sky Limited Series "Catherine the Great," Debuting October 21
The limited series is set against the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of Russian empress Catherine the Great (Mirren) who wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century.

[08/28/19 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "The Spy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Sacha Baron Cohen stars in the real-life story of former notorious Mossad agent, Eli Cohen, who successfully goes undercover in Syria and ultimately changed the course of Israel's history.

[08/28/19 - 06:16 AM]
Video: "Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Season three drops Friday, September 6 on the streaming service.

[08/28/19 - 05:35 AM]
Video: "World on Fire" Trailer
Sean Bean, Helen Hunt, Jonah Hauer-King, Lesley Manville and Blake Harrison star in the epic World War II drama, coming on PBS.

[08/28/19 - 02:36 AM]
Video: "Skylines" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A hip-hop producer gets tangled in organized crime when the gangster brother of his record label's owner returns from exile to claim his share.

[08/27/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 27
Updates include: Lauren Graham signs onto "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" at NBC; Sarah Hyland to lead new comedy pilot for ABC; and Leslie Jones exits "Saturday Night Live," while Kate McKinnon will return.

[08/27/19 - 04:23 PM]
HBO Renews Sketch Comedy Series "A Black Lady Sketch Show" for a Second Season
"It's been thrilling to see the audience embrace the characters that Robin, Ashley, Gabrielle and Quinta have brought to life," said Amy Gravitt.

[08/27/19 - 02:16 PM]
Official Key Art Released for Hulu's Limited Series "Looking for Alaska"
The eight-episode limited series is based on the John Green novel of the same name.







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[01/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Deliver Victory for FOX
The network's coverage towers over the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/16/21 - 03:05 PM]
Video: First Promo for New Unscripted Variety Show "Game of Talents," Coming This March to FOX
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[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 15
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[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
NBC Set Premiere Dates for Its Two Upcoming Comedies "Young Rock" and "Kenan"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, February 16 in place of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," which will return in the spring.

[01/15/21 - 12:50 PM]
BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021
Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.

[01/15/21 - 12:12 PM]
Video: "A Closer Look with Brian McKnight" - Official Trailer - ALLBLK
The show's latest installment bows Thursday, January 21 on the streaming service.

[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19
At 8:00 p.m. EST ABC News presents a primetime program, "The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. - An ABC News Special," that will provide reporting on and analysis of the historic moments from the day.

[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
Discovery Documents the Cutting-Edge Science Behind Creating a Vaccine to Conquer COVID-19
"The Vaccine: Conquering Covid" premiering Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM PT/ET on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Partners with Renowned Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Bring Three of His Bestselling Books to Life Onscreen
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America," "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You," and "Antiracist Baby" are the featured projects.

[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
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25 million households around the world sang "Como la flor" along with part one in the first four weeks after it premiered in December.

[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
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A sneak peek of the premiere episode will air on Animal Planet directly out of "Puppy Bowl XVII" on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 5 PM ET/PT.

[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns February 14
The series has received a staggering 20 Emmys(R) since its premiere in 2014.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Season One of "Flack" Available Now
All six episodes of the first season will premiere on Prime Video January 22 while season two will premiere at a later date in 2021.