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[10/02/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 2
Updates include: Mekia Cox joins the cast of ABC's "The Rookie"; Lisa Cholodenko to helm Showtime's "Rita" pilot; and Michael B. Jordan, Seth Rogen bring "Middle West" to Amazon.

[10/02/19 - 03:44 PM]
HBO Max Assembles Animated and Scripted Originals Kids and Family Team
Joining the kids and family team are Billy Wee, Senior Vice President, Original Animation, and Nikki Reed, Vice President, Kids and Family Scripted Originals.

[10/02/19 - 02:44 PM]
TBS Orders One-Hour Drama "Obliterated" Straight to Series
The one-hour, 10-episode serialized action dramedy is focused on an elite special forces team who is tracking a deadly terrorist network, hell bent on blowing up Las Vegas.

[10/02/19 - 01:35 PM]
Food Nework and Girl Scouts of the USA Team Up for Primetime Series "Girl Scout Cookie Championship," Hosted by Alyson Hannigan
Production is currently underway and the series is slated to premiere Q1 2020 during Girl Scout Cookie season.

[10/02/19 - 01:10 PM]
Netflix Announces New Sketch Series "The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show"
The six-episode half-hour series will shoot in New York this fall and launch in 2020.

[10/02/19 - 01:05 PM]
TLC's "Long Lost Family" Returns for an Emotional Fourth Season on Friday, October 25 at 10PM ET/PT
With the help of hosts Chris Jacobs and Lisa Joyner, estranged relatives who have suffered decades of separation take another step toward the possibility of discovering and reuniting with family members.

[10/02/19 - 12:09 PM]
Lifetime Says "I Do" to New Season of "Marrying Millions" for 2020
The series has received an 16-episode order, up from 10 episodes from its debut season, as it follows relationships where one partner is incredibly wealthy, and the other is definitively not.

[10/02/19 - 10:38 AM]
Nickelodeon Sets Premiere Date for New Family Music Competition, Friday, Nov. 1, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
"America's Most Musical Family" will simulcast its premiere across BET, MTV, MTV2, Nicktoons, Paramount Network, TeenNick, TV Land and VH1.

[10/02/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Dear White People" Will Return for a Fourth and Final Season
The streaming service revealed said news on social media this morning.

[10/02/19 - 09:50 AM]
AXS TV Presents the Star-Studded Singing Competition "The X Factor: Celebrity," Making Its Stateside Debut on Monday, October 14 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The upcoming season puts a fresh spin on the long-standing series, pitting stars from film, television, sports, and more against each other as they put their singing talents on full display.

[10/02/19 - 09:00 AM]
Nickelodeon and Tyler Perry Studios Partner to Produce Brand-New Kids and Family Series Starring Young Dylan
The news was revealed today on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

[10/02/19 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Eye's "FBI" is the only series to post week-to-week gains among adults 18-49.

[10/02/19 - 08:05 AM]
A&E's "World's Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum" Takes Viewers on the Most Ambitious Televised Paranormal Investigation Ever
The two-hour special airs Wednesday, October 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/02/19 - 08:01 AM]
"Shadow and Bone" - Based on Leigh Bardugo's Novels - Has Found Its Cast
The Netflix series will star Ben Barnes as General Kirigan, Freddy Carter as Kaz Brekker, Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov, Archie Renaux as Malyen Oretsev, Amita Suman as Inej, and Kit Young as Jesper Fahey.

[10/02/19 - 07:33 AM]
Paramount Network Launches First Original Digital Series with "On Location" Hosted by Josh Horowitz
Zooey Deschanel, Michael Mann, Robert Patrick, M. Night Shyamalan, Kevin Smith and Lance Reddick are among those featured.

[10/02/19 - 06:09 AM]
CMT to Present Ashley McBryde with "Breakout Artist of the Year" Award During "2019 CMT Artists of the Year" Celebration
"I'm so excited to share the same stage as this fantastic group of artists and am honored to be there to celebrate alongside them!" shared McBryde.

[10/01/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 1
Updates include: ABC cancels summer drama "Grand Hotel"; Ava DuVernay to bring comic book series "DMZ" to HBO Max; and Winston Duke to lead "Swagger" for Apple TV+.

[10/01/19 - 04:37 PM]
WarnerMedia Expands Brett Weitz' Role to General Manager of TBS, TNT, and Now truTV
Concurrently, Thom Hinkle has been upped to head of original content for all three networks.

[10/01/19 - 01:58 PM]
Viacom's Entertainment Brands Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land All Close Fiscal Year with Overall Growth and Hit Scripted Series
All three brands also featured top-rated and critically acclaimed original programming throughout the fiscal year (October 2018 - September 2019).

[10/01/19 - 01:39 PM]
New CBS Series Lead the Way in Premiere Week
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[10/01/19 - 01:31 PM]
NBC Ranks #1 for Premiere Week in 18-49 for a Record 8th Year in a Row & Wins Week 1 in Total Viewers for the First Time in 18 Years
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[10/01/19 - 12:22 PM]
AMC Greenlights Two New Series, "61st Street" and "Kevin Can F**k Himself"
"61st Street" has been ordered as a two-season television event series with eight episodes per season.

[10/01/19 - 12:18 PM]
Bounce's Longest-Running Original Series "Family Time" Returns for Season Seven on Weds. Oct. 9 at 9:00 p.m. ET
New episodes will also be available on Thursdays on Brown Sugar, Bounce's subscription video-on-demand service, along with complete seasons one through six.

[10/01/19 - 12:00 PM]
Pop TV Gives Fans the Ultimate "Schitt's Creek" Send-Off with "Visit Schitt's Creek" Pop-Up Event
The pop-up will invite fans into the Emmy(R)-nominated show's world with not just recreations of its most iconic sets, but also interactive photo experiences, takeaways, access to limited merchandise and more.

[10/01/19 - 10:50 AM]
Lifetime Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Award-Winning Public Affairs Initiative, Stop Breast Cancer for Life Across the A+E Networks Portfolio
The initiative will also be supported across the portfolio's social platforms throughout the month that will include facts, tips and other information to fight breast cancer.

[10/01/19 - 10:33 AM]
Hulu Haunts This October with a Frightful Film Fest and Chilling Content in Streaming Service's Annual Huluween
This week, Hulu and Blumhouse Television returns with the year-round horror event Hulu Original Series, "Into The Dark" with a special Halloween episode, "Uncanny Annie."

[10/01/19 - 10:32 AM]
TNT Renews Fan-Favorite Drama "Claws" for a Fourth and Final Season
"For the past three seasons, 'Claws' has handled delicate and culturally relevant themes like race, class, gender, age and sexual orientation with grace and humor via superb storytelling," said Brett Weitz.

[10/01/19 - 10:17 AM]
Ariana Grande Leads "2019 MTV EMA" Nominations Followed by Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, J Balvin and Shawn Mendes for 26th Edition Airing Live Globally November 3rd from Seville, Spain
The "2019 MTV EMAs" will take place at the FIBES, Conference & Exhibition Centre of Seville, Spain, and broadcast live on MTV in nearly 180 countries on Sunday, November 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/01/19 - 10:06 AM]
Video: "Ghosts of Sugar Land" - Main Trailer - Netflix
A group of suburban Muslim friends trace the disappearance of their friend "Mark," who is suspected of joining ISIS.

[10/01/19 - 09:45 AM]
MTV Continues Its Hot Streak as the #1 Network in Prime with Greenlight of "DJ Pauly D & Vinny's Vegas Pool Party"
The series follows the dynamic duo as they takeover Las Vegas and give their friends a shot at the Vegas life.

[10/01/19 - 09:35 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Takes Viewers on an Extraordinary 4.5 Billion-Year Journey in "The Life of Earth"
Combining spectacular visuals, pioneering research and exciting expeditions, a new two-hour series from Smithsonian Channel reveals fresh evidence to age-old questions.

[10/01/19 - 09:30 AM]
Video: Trailer Release - YouTube Originals Documentary "The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash" to Premiere November 11
The film, which was created with the full cooperation of the Cash estate and rich in recently discovered archival materials, brings Cash the man out from behind the legend.

[10/01/19 - 09:30 AM]
Season Two of Disney Channel's "Big City Greens" Premieres Saturday, Nov. 16
Guest stars this season include Karl-Anthony Towns, Alfred Molina, Jameela Jamil, Thomas Middleditch, Jonathan Van Ness, Christopher Lloyd and Lucy Lawless.

[10/01/19 - 09:15 AM]
Starz Casts Julia Goldani Telles as Lead in Third Installment of Steven Soderbergh's Seductive Anthology Series "The Girlfriend Experience"
Telles will play Iris, a young neuroscientist who begins to explore the transactional world of The Girlfriend Experience, only to find herself deep inside the Uncanny Valley with the relationships she creates.

[10/01/19 - 09:04 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Hero Project" - Official Trailer - Disney+ - Streaming November 12
The journey to becoming a hero begins November 12.

[10/01/19 - 08:57 AM]
Gear Up for a Terrifying Cross-Country Road Trip in Travel Channel's "Destination Fear" - Premiering Saturday, October 26 10 P.M. ET/PT
Paranormal explorer and documentary filmmaker Dakota Laden is taking his sister, Chelsea Laden, and best friend, Tanner Wiseman, across the country in an RV to spend the night in the most haunted abandoned locations in America.

[10/01/19 - 08:53 AM]
"Atypical" Returns November 1 on Netflix
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[10/01/19 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors
"9-1-1" and "The Voice" both lead the night among adults 18-49.

[10/01/19 - 07:26 AM]
Video: "6 Underground" Starring Ryan Reynolds - Official Trailer - Netflix
The Michael Bay-directed film drops Friday, December 13.

[10/01/19 - 03:36 AM]
Video: "The Hook Up Plan" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The French comedy series is back Friday, October 11 on the streaming service.

[09/30/19 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 30
Updates include: Akiva Goldsman boards Amazon's "Ringworld"; Arturo Castro cast in HBO Max's "Delilah" comedy pilot; and Sendhil Ramamurthy to recur in Netflix's "Never Have I Ever."

[09/30/19 - 10:23 PM]
Ensemble Cast Set for Netflix Family Film "Finding Ohana"
A summer in rural Oahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.

[09/30/19 - 05:02 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere Two-Part "Biography" Special Event "Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On" Beginning Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 25 at 9PM ET/PT
The documentary offers an intimate look into Brooks' life as a musician, father, and man as well as the moments that have defined his decade-spanning career and seminal hit songs.

[09/30/19 - 03:07 PM]
Video: "Insatiable" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, October 11 to the streaming service.

[09/30/19 - 02:52 PM]
"South Park" Returns with Tegridy as #1 Cable Comedy Telecast of 2019 with Key P18-49 Demo
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[09/30/19 - 02:14 PM]
WarnerMedia Entertainment Assembles Digital Media Leaders for HBO Max
HBO Max is scheduled to launch in spring of 2020 and is anticipated to premiere with 10,000 hours of premium content.

[09/30/19 - 02:00 PM]
Look Out Below: New Season of "Engineering Catastrophes" Premieres October 2 on Science Channel
"The power of engineering cannot be underestimated," said Lindsey Foster Blumberg.

[09/30/19 - 10:35 AM]
LMN Announces Record-Setting 25 New Movies for Its Fall Slate
Jennie Garth, Luca Bella, Thora Birch, Matt Dallas, Jamie Luner, Rupert Graves, Samaire Armstrong, Rob Mayes, Gina Holden, Tanner Buchanan, Rick Cosnett, and Tuppence Middleton are among the featured talent.

[09/30/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Official Trailer - J.J. Abrams and Stephen King's "Castle Rock"
In season two, a feud between warring clans comes to a boil when budding psychopath Annie Wilkes, Stephen King's nurse from hell, gets waylaid in Castle Rock.

[09/30/19 - 09:01 AM]
"Stranger Things" Renewed for Season 4 as Netflix Makes Overall Deal with The Duffer Brothers
"The Duffer Brothers have captivated viewers around the world with 'Stranger Things' and we're thrilled to expand our relationship with them to bring their vivid imaginations to other film and series projects our members will love," said Ted Sarandos.







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[10/22/19 - 12:46 PM]
"Very Ralph," The First Documentary Portrait of Fashion Icon Ralph Lauren, Debuts November 12, Exclusively on HBO
The feature-length film reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.

[10/22/19 - 11:37 AM]
The Fight to Save the World's Most Endangered Whale to Air Commercial Free When Enviro-Thriller "Sea of Shadows" Premieres on National Geographic Saturday Nov. 9
The film focuses on a looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments on Earth with the intensity of a Hollywood thriller, as a rescue mission unlike any other comes together to combat the extinction of a species.

[10/22/19 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Sports Steps Up to the Plate with Exclusive Coverage of 2019 World Series Presented by YouTube TV
For the 20th consecutive season and 22nd overall, the FOX broadcast network is the exclusive home of the World Series, this year streaming live via the FOX Sports app and airing exclusively in Spanish on FOX Deportes.

[10/22/19 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Inks Overall Deal with Lisa Ling, Picks Up Documentary Series "Birth, Wedding, Funeral"
As part of her overall deal, HBO Max will have a first look at new projects she will continue to develop for the streamer.

[10/22/19 - 10:00 AM]
"Mr. Pickles" Wags and Tears His Way to Season Four!
The series returns Sunday, November 17 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim.

[10/22/19 - 09:45 AM]
MotorTrend Greenlights First Reality Competition Series "Bitchin' Boot Camp"
The series is scheduled to debut exclusively on the MotorTrend App, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world, in first quarter 2020 and is produced by Fischer Productions.

[10/22/19 - 08:59 AM]
Comedy Central Teams Up with All Things Comedy to Produce Patrice O'Neal Documentary Based on the Irreverent Comedian's Life
Utilizing a vast archive including never-before-seen personal materials and featuring O'Neal's family and friends, the film will include a who's who of comedy placing his work into the context of the time as well as today.

[10/22/19 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Take Home Demo Honors
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[10/22/19 - 06:21 AM]
Discovery, Inc.'s Food Network Kitchen Officially Launches in U.S.
Food Network Kitchen is designed to improve the lives of customers by solving pain points associated with cooking, including meal prep and grocery shopping, boosting their culinary skills and making cooking a more joyous, delightful and convenient experience.

[10/22/19 - 06:10 AM]
FOX Sports Announces 2020 XFL Broadcast Schedule
FOX Sports' XFL coverage will feature years of football broadcasting experience, with the lead on-air team comprised of veteran studio and game broadcaster Curt Menefee providing play-by-play alongside Joel Klatt, who also serves as the network's lead college football analyst.

[10/22/19 - 06:00 AM]
The 2020 XFL Season Will Kick Off Feb. 8 on ABC
The new era of XFL football will begin on Feb. 8 with the DC Defenders, led by former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Cardale Jones, hosting the Seattle Dragons on ABC.

[10/21/19 - 05:00 PM]
Video: "9-1-1: Lone Star," Starring Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler, Premieres with a Special Two-Night Event, Beginning Sunday, Jan. 19, Following the NFC Championship Game
Said event continues with its time period premiere on Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/21/19 - 01:08 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces Premiere Date and Debuts Trailer for "Ready for War" from Director Andrew Renzi Executive Produced by Drake and David Ayer
The documentary follows three green card holding soldiers at various stages in this process.

[10/21/19 - 11:35 AM]
Netflix Orders "Grand Army" - A New Series Created and Executived by Katie Cappiello Based on Her Play
Odessa A'zion, Maliq Johnson, Amalia Yoo, Amir Bageria and Odley Jean will star in the project, about public high school students in Brooklyn who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics.

[10/21/19 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Ho's" (working title) from Lionsgate TV
The inaugural season of this comedic, full-hearted doc style series in the spirit of Crazy Rich Asians will include eight 30-minute episodes.