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[09/12/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 12
Updates include: J.J. Abrams to stay put at WarnerMedia with massive overall deal; Michael McKean, Ken Watanabe sign onto HBO Max projects; and HBO casts its Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for "Showtime" pilot.

[09/12/19 - 04:00 PM]
"The 2019 NBC Primetime Preview Show" Is Set to Air Monday, Sept. 16 from 10-11 p.m. ET/PT
Hosted by D'Arcy Carden, the special takes an in-depth look at NBC's new fall lineup.

[09/12/19 - 02:40 PM]
Disney+ Trial Goes Live Exclusively in The Netherlands
Consumers in the Netherlands can immediately sign up for the Disney+ free trial and start streaming a limited selection of library content from The Walt Disney Company's Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic brands.

[09/12/19 - 02:32 PM]
John Lithgow Cast in the Pilot of FX's "The Old Man"
Lithgow will star alongside Jeff Bridges in the pilot, which begins production this fall under the direction of Jon Watts.

[09/12/19 - 01:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel Adds Special One-Time Only Airings of "When Hope Calls," Runaway Original Hit Series from Streamer Hallmark Movies Now, in September
Look for the first two episodes to air back-to-back on Saturday, September 21 starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/12/19 - 01:30 PM]
FX's "Devs" Coming to New York Comic-Con
The network has also released the first image from the highly anticipated project which features Sonoya Mizuno as Lily Chan.

[09/12/19 - 01:00 PM]
Cheryl Hines Joins the Cast of Freeform's "Turkey Drop," Set to Premiere Saturday, Nov. 23
Production began this week on the holiday feature which follows Lucy Jacobs (Olivia Holt), a small-town girl who has started her freshman year at a big-city university.

[09/12/19 - 12:19 PM]
BBC America's "The Graham Norton Show" Returns Friday, October 4th
Dame Helen Mirren, RuPaul and Normani will all drop by the season premiere.

[09/12/19 - 12:01 PM]
"Daybreak" Premieres October 24 on Netflix
High school is hell... and that was before the zombie apocalypse turned every clique into rival gangs that will do whatever it takes to survive.

[09/12/19 - 11:05 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Hulu's "Looking for Alaska"
The eight-episode limited series is based on the John Green novel of the same name.

[09/12/19 - 10:19 AM]
OWN Announces Fifth Season Renewal of Ava DuVernay's Critically Acclaimed Drama "Queen Sugar" from Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Current season four showrunner Anthony Sparks returns for the fifth season.

[09/12/19 - 10:14 AM]
Video: YouTube Premieres Official Trailer for "Impulse" Season 2
Following more than 54 million views of the first episode of season 1, "Impulse" will return with an all new season on October 16.

[09/12/19 - 10:05 AM]
HBO Max Takes Inaugural Step into Unscripted Space with Emmy(R) Award-Winning Producers Behind "Queer Eye" and "The Amazing Race"
"Legendary" and "The Greatest Space" have both been ordered straight to series.

[09/12/19 - 10:05 AM]
The BET "Hip Hop Awards" 2019 Return to Atlanta, GA at the Cobb Energy Center on Saturday, October 5, 2019
Look for the broadcast premiere on Tuesday, October 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/12/19 - 10:04 AM]
Video: "Top Boy" - Final Trailer - From Executive Producer Drake - Netflix
The revival series bows this Friday, September 13.

[09/12/19 - 10:03 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Adds Three to the Cast for Its 45th Season
Chloe Fineman, Shane Gillis and Bowen Yang have been added as featured players.

[09/12/19 - 09:52 AM]
Discovery Family Channel Celebrates the Series Finale of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" with a Special Primetime Event on Saturday, October 12 at 8/7c
In the 90-minute series finale special, a villainous alliance unleashes their unified might on Equestria and it's up to the Mane Six to save the kingdom.

[09/12/19 - 09:43 AM]
Travel Channel Reopens the Haunted Case Files of Hans Holzer for the First Time in Groundbreaking New Series "The Holzer Files" - Premiering Thursday, October 3 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
In the series, a dedicated paranormal team - led by investigator Dave Schrader, psychic medium Cindy Kaza and equipment technician Shane Pittman - revisits Holzer's most captivating cases.

[09/12/19 - 09:08 AM]
Netflix Enters Into Overall Deal with Kuku Studios and Green-Lights First Animated Feature Film
Kuku Studios' first project for Netflix is the upcoming "Go! Go! Cory Carson," a preschool series based on the hit toy line Go! Go! Smart Wheels from VTech Electronics, which launches on Netflix early in 2020.

[09/12/19 - 09:01 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Presents All-New Movie Premieres This Fall
Jill Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha, Danica McKellar, Lacey Chabert, Taylor Cole and Stephan Huszar are among the featured talent.

[09/12/19 - 08:49 AM]
"Doc Martin" Kicks Off 15 Years On-Air with Exclusive Premiere of Series 9 on Acorn TV in U.S., Canada, and Mexico
Starting Thursday, September 26, each of the eight new episodes will premiere weekly.

[09/12/19 - 08:15 AM]
"CMT Crossroads: Sheryl Crow & Friends" Premieres Friday, September 27 at 10PM ET/9PM CT
Joined by legendary artists such as Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Joe Walsh, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, and female duo Lucius, the one-hour special includes intimate performances and interviews filmed in a variety of eclectic and intimate settings.

[09/12/19 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors
The Peacock however is the most-watched network overall last night.

[09/12/19 - 08:06 AM]
IMPACT Wrestling Announces Move to AXS TV
Immediately following IMPACT Wrestling's biggest pay-per-view event of the year Bound For Glory, which takes place on October 20 in the Chicago area, IMPACT! will begin airing weekly on AXS TV.

[09/12/19 - 08:04 AM]
"South Park" Renewed Through Historic 26th Season
The 23rd season, during which the iconic series will surpass its milestone 300th episode, will premiere on September 25.

[09/12/19 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Amazon Original "Modern Love" Debuts New Trailer For Anticipated Anthology Series
The romantic comedy series explores love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms, as each standalone episode brings some of the column's most beloved stories to life with a stellar cast.

[09/12/19 - 08:00 AM]
"Crikey! It's The Irwins" Season Two Returns on a New Night with Wildlife Warriors Terri, Bindi and Robert
The new season premieres on Saturday, October 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[09/12/19 - 07:01 AM]
"His Dark Materials" Premieres Monday, Nov. 4, Exclusively on HBO
The series is based on Philip Pullman's award-winning trilogy of the same name.

[09/12/19 - 03:24 AM]
Netflix Announces Polish Original Series - "The Woods"
The six-part mystery series is an adaptation of Harlan Coben's bestselling thriller of the same name.

[09/11/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 11
Updates include: Liv Tyler to star in FOX's "9-1-1" spin-off; John McEnroe to lend his voice to Netflix's "Never Have I Ever"; and Craig T. Nelson to recur on CBS's "Young Sheldon."

[09/11/19 - 08:28 PM]
Netflix Announces Partnership with Dharmatic Entertainment
As the director of eight major films and host of a successful talk show, Karan Johar has a proven track record of telling stories that resonate with audiences all around the world.

[09/11/19 - 04:09 PM]
ABC News Presents a Two-Hour Television Event on the Life and Tragic Death of Legendary Actor Phil Hartman, Killed by His Wife, Brynn Hartman, Airing Thursday, Sept. 19
"The Last Days of Phil Hartman" is produced by ABC News.

[09/11/19 - 12:10 PM]
Oxygen Media Presents New Series "Relentless with Kate Snow" Premiering Friday, October 4 at 8PM ET/PT
Hosted by Emmy award-winning journalist Kate Snow, each episode will examine stories where everyday citizens tirelessly pursue justice for their loved ones.

[09/11/19 - 09:08 AM]
Video: "Birders" - Main Trailer - Netflix
The project explores the migration of a diverse number of birds who successfully traverse the US-Mexico border each year, and the bird lovers on both sides of the frontier who celebrate this journey.

[09/11/19 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Additional Casting for "The Stand"
Whoopi Goldberg, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Brad William Henke and Daniel Sunjata are the latest on tap.

[09/11/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Remain on Top
The Peacock once again takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/11/19 - 07:42 AM]
All-New Episodes of Emmy Award-Winning "Super Soul Sunday" Premiere Sunday, September 15 on OWN
Malcolm Gladwell, Dr. Dean and Anne Ornish, Chanel Miller, Bob Iger, Joy Harjo, Suzy Amis Cameron and Pema Chödrön are among the upcoming guests.

[09/11/19 - 07:00 AM]
BBC America Announces Casting for New Original Series "The Watch"
Richard Dormer, Adam Hugill, Jo Eaton-Kent, Marama Corlette, Lara Rossi and Sam Adewunmi will star in the project, based on Sir Terry Pratchett's bestselling "Discworld" novels.

[09/11/19 - 02:00 AM]
Adam Palsson, Richard Dillane & Leanne Best Starring in New Netflix Original "Young Wallander"
The series sees Henning Mankell's iconic detective Kurt Wallander investigate his gripping first case.

[09/10/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 10
Updates include: John C. Reilly to replace Michael Shannon as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Ricardo Chavira, Gabriel Chavarria tapped for Netflix's "Selena: The Series"; and Hope Davis boards "Your Honor" at Showtime.

[09/10/19 - 03:59 PM]
Highly Anticipated "Tamron Hall" Premiere Builds Over Year-Ago Time Period Levels
Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International spins the numbers for Monday, September 9.

[09/10/19 - 02:45 PM]
Freeform Scares up a Star-Studded Event with "31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest"
The event will be hosted by Vanessa Hudgens and Jordan Fisher, with a special appearance by Christina Aguilera and performances by Kristin Chenoweth and JD McCreary, In Real Life, Salt-N-Pepa, Ray Parker Jr. and additional surprise guest performers.

[09/10/19 - 02:30 PM]
ABC's "A Million Little Things" Fans Can Mobilize to Unlock the Opening Scene of the Season Two Premiere on Twitter
At 12:00 a.m. PDT/3:00 a.m. EDT on September 12, a Tweet with video calling out the season one finale cliffhanger will be posted, encouraging users to like the Tweet to opt-in to the program.

[09/10/19 - 11:33 AM]
Video: OWN Announces October 5 Season Premiere for Its Hit Dating Series "Ready to Love" and Reveals Official New Trailer
A unique twist on a typical dating show, "Ready to Love," provides opportunities for both the men and women to decide who stays and who goes as the tables turn weekly in the search for true love in Atlanta.

[09/10/19 - 11:33 AM]
Hallmark Channel Treats Viewers to Its Biggest "Fall Harvest" Programming Event Yet Beginning September 21
From Saturday, September 21, through Saturday, October 19, five all-new, original movie premieres will let viewers immerse themselves in the sights, sounds and all the feels of fall.

[09/10/19 - 11:01 AM]
Netflix Developing "A Time Lost" Based on an Original Story by Millie Bobby Brown and Sister Paige Brown
In the project, a long-standing feud between two Long Island families comes to a head when one of their teenage daughters is diagnosed with cancer.

[09/10/19 - 11:00 AM]
Disney Channel Orders Second Season of "Just Roll with It" and Strikes Overall Deal with Adam Small and Trevor Moore
"Just Roll With It" follows the newly blended Bennett-Blatt family as they navigate everyday family life and the ups and downs of adolescence.

[09/10/19 - 10:25 AM]
Apple TV+ Launches November 1, Featuring Originals from the World's Greatest Storytellers
The service will be available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac and other platforms, including online at tv.apple.com, for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial.

[09/10/19 - 10:04 AM]
TV One Announces Production of Original Holiday Film "Dear Santa, I Need a Date" Starring Ray J, Reagan Gomez-Preston and Anne-Marie Johnson
The film tells the comedic story of two successful and ambitious siblings Janelle Vaughn (Gomez-Preston) and Jason Vaughn (Ray J).

[09/10/19 - 10:00 AM]
NBC Renews Summer's #1 Most-Watched New Alternative Series, "Songland" for a Second Season
The show provides viewers with the unique ability to immediately download or stream the winning song following the episode, which has quickly propelled each of the "Songland" songs to the top of the charts.







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[09/23/21 - 01:31 PM]
Max Original Documentary Series "The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin" Debuts September 30
Directed by Emmy-winning filmmaker Marina Zenovich, the five-episode documentary series from Ross Dinerstein's Campfire Studios and Huntley Productions examines the controversial Remnant Fellowship Church and its founder, the late Gwen Shamblin Lara.

[09/23/21 - 01:00 PM]
New on Hulu: Fall TV Premieres Available Next Day
The streamer recaps its new and returning offerings from ABC, FOX and NBC.

[09/23/21 - 12:34 PM]
EPIX(R) to Premiere "NFL Icons" Docuseries
Debuting on October 2 at 10:00/9:00c and airing weekly, the series celebrates the biggest names in the history of pro football.

[09/23/21 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max Orders Three-Part Documentary Celebrating DC's History and Legacy
The documentary series takes an unprecedented look at the enduring and influential legacy of DC, allowing fans to rediscover the universe of characters, as well as the iconic comic book company's origins, its evolution and its nearly nine-decade cultural impact across every artistic medium.

[09/23/21 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Vince Carter: Legacy" - Official Trailer - Crackle
"Vince Carter: Legacy" explores the transformation of the NBA's longest career athlete, Vince Carter, from dunking into history, playing through the pain, and evolving to create a legacy unlike any player before him.

[09/23/21 - 11:30 AM]
The Series Premiere of the New Comedy "Ghosts" Will Now Have a One-Hour Debut, Oct. 7
The move bumps the second season premiere of "B Positive" by one week, to Thursday, October 14.

[09/23/21 - 11:10 AM]
TNT's "Claws" Returns for Fourth and Final Season on Sunday, December 26, at 9:00pm ET/PT
Additionally, an early sneak of the final season's first episode will air on December 17 during TBS' weekly talk show series, "Friday Night Vibes," hosted by Tiffany Haddish with co-host Deon Cole.

[09/23/21 - 10:40 AM]
Lifetime Amps Up Unscripted Slate with Greenlights of Three New Series
The robust slate includes the life-altering plastic surgery transformation series, "My Killer Body with K. Michelle," new dating series "Five Guys a Week" and family docuseries, "Leave it to Geege," following a sassy southern mother from Emmy-winning World of Wonder.

[09/23/21 - 10:08 AM]
Ayo Davis Named President of Disney Branded Television
Davis most recently served as Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy of Disney Branded Television, overseeing scripted and unscripted series, movies and specials targeted to kids, teens and families.

[09/23/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The Orville: New Horizons" - Date Announcement - Hulu
New home. New missions. "The Orville: New Horizons" arrives March 10, 2022.

[09/23/21 - 10:00 AM]
Shudder to Premiere Psychological Thriller "Dead & Beautiful" Thursday, November 4
The film, which is written and directed by David Verbeek, is also set to play at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX on Saturday, September 25.

[09/23/21 - 09:45 AM]
TNT's "AEW: Dynamite" Moves to TBS in 2022
Additionally, in 2022, "AEW: Rampage," which features the world-renowned stars of AEW, will continue to air Fridays on TNT.

[09/23/21 - 09:32 AM]
Showtime Revives Original "Dexter" Podcast with Launch of "Dexter: New Blood Wrap-Up with Scott Reynolds," Ahead of TV Series Premiere
The podcast - which will be available everywhere - will launch Friday, October 1, and will continue its spree with new episodes every Tuesday for 16 weeks.

[09/23/21 - 09:15 AM]
TBS Greenlights Seventh Season of Emmy-Award-Winning Late-Night Series "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
Moving to Thursday nights beginning January 2022, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" remains a trailblazing force in late-night, continuing to use political satire to entertain, educate, and empower viewers while keeping the government in check.

[09/23/21 - 09:08 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Reveals Trailers for Upcoming Original Series for Kids and Families, "Puppy Place" and "Get Rolling with Otis"
Based on Scholastic's best-selling book series written by Ellen Miles, "Puppy Place" chronicles the adventures of dog-loving siblings, Charles and Lizzie Peterson, and the puppy pals they foster in search of forever homes.