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[10/09/19 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 9
Updates include: Michael Raymond-James to visit FOX's "Prodigal Son"; Kaley Ronayne tapped for Nat Geo's "The Right Stuff"; and Cameron Johnson sells "Diversity Hire" to FOX.

[10/09/19 - 01:04 PM]
Bravo Struts Down the Catwalk with a New Season of "Project Runway" Starting Thursday, December 5 at 9:30PM ET/PT
Host Karlie Kloss is back, along with Christian Siriano as the mentor and returning judges Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell, and Elaine Welteroth, to decide who has what it takes to make it in this industry.

[10/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
Jenna Dewan to Host New Dating Series "Flirty Dancing," Premiering This Winter on FOX
In the show, complete strangers are each taught half of a dance routine, then meet for the first time on a blind date at a breathtaking location, where they will then dance together without saying a word.

[10/09/19 - 10:20 AM]
Global Superstar Becky G to Host and Perform at the "2019 MTV EMAs"
"I can't wait to arrive in Seville to host the year's hottest global music celebration," said Becky G. "See you soon, Beasters!"

[10/09/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Cultivates Innovative Kids Content Ordering "Craftopia" and "Karma" Straight to Series
Michelle Khare and Lauren Riihimaki will host the unscripted kids competition series, respectively.

[10/09/19 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Travel the World with David Chang - "Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner" Trailer - Netflix
In the series, David travels around the world with Seth Rogen, Chrissy Teigen, Lena Waithe and Kate McKinnon as they dive into different cultures, eat new food and share new experiences.

[10/09/19 - 08:44 AM]
Netflix Orders Animated Preschool Series "Ghee Happy" from Academy and Annie Award Nominated Artist Sanjay Patel
Patel is best known for his work on numerous Pixar films, such as Monsters Inc., Ratatouille, Cars, Toy Story 2 and The Incredibles 1 & 2.

[10/09/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Onto Demo Crown
CBS likewise remains the most-watched broadcaster on Tuesday nights.

[10/09/19 - 07:42 AM]
Video: "Earthquake Bird" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film is a psychologically unsettling and atmospheric thriller set in 1989 Tokyo from director Wash Westmoreland.

[10/09/19 - 06:03 AM]
Lacey Chabert and Sam Page Star in "Christmas in Rome," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 30, on Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Channel is historically the #1 television network in all of Q4.

[10/09/19 - 02:43 AM]
"Katla" - Grounded Sci-Fi from Acclaimed Icelandic Director Baltasar Kormakur
Iceland is the backdrop of this eight part original Netflix series with production starting in 2020.

[10/08/19 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 8
Updates include: The CW extends "All American" by three episodes; Josh Segarra, Francois Arnaud board "A Moody Christmas" at FOX; and Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan bring "CDC" to CBS.

[10/08/19 - 01:46 PM]
Comedy Central Announces One-Hour Stand-Up Special with "The Daily Show" Correspondent Michael Kosta
The untitled one-hour special is scheduled to premiere in summer 2020 on Comedy Central.

[10/08/19 - 12:35 PM]
National Geographic Taps Emmy and Academy Award Winner Allison Janney as Narrator of "Expedition Amelia"
The special follows National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Dr. Robert Ballard, best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic shipwreck, on an ambitious expedition to solve the mystery of the disappearance of Amelia Earhart.

[10/08/19 - 12:31 PM]
Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominee David Oyelowo Joins "The President Is Missing" in Lead Role for Showtime(R)
The network has ordered a pilot, which is currently in pre-production and scheduled to shoot in 2020.

[10/08/19 - 11:39 AM]
Johnny Flynn, Ben Chaplin, Ken Stott and Monica Dolan Round Out "The Dig"
As WWII looms, a wealthy widow hires an amateur archaeologist to excavate the burial mounds on her estate.

[10/08/19 - 11:20 AM]
YouTube Originals Debuts New UK Series "The School of..."
The series sees the world renowned YouTube philosophy channel for Alain de Botton's The School of Life collaborate with a group of the world's most interesting and diverse YouTube creators to explore some of the greatest philosophical questions of our age.

[10/08/19 - 10:27 AM]
Video: "Atlantics" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Winner of the Grand Prix at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, the film marks the feature narrative debut of director Mati Diop.

[10/08/19 - 10:03 AM]
Marvel Television and Hulu Announce Cast for Live-Action Series "Marvel's Helstrom"
Tom Austen, Sydney Lemmon, Elizabeth Marvel, Robert Wisdom, June Carryl, Ariana Guerra, and Alain Uy are slated to star.

[10/08/19 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel Options the Rights to "Dear Sweet Pea," a Novel by Julie Murphy, Author of the #1 New York Times Bestselling "Dumplin'"
"Dear Sweet Pea" will join the Disney Channel Original Movie development slate.

[10/08/19 - 09:05 AM]
truTV's Remixed Stand-Up Comedy Series "Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks" Returns with Season Two on Friday, November 8 at 11:00pm ET/PT
In each episode, a special headliner is joined by a rotating cast of comedians who perform hilarious stand-up routines and each joke is heightened through over-the-top visual recreations.

[10/08/19 - 08:32 AM]
Video: "Green Eggs and Ham" - Read by Michael Douglas, Adam Devine & More! - Netflix
Netflix's animated series "Green Eggs and Ham" comes out on November 8.

[10/08/19 - 08:29 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "9-1-1" Top Demo Race
The network pulls in front of NBC among adults 18-49.

[10/08/19 - 08:13 AM]
Arkansas Homes Get a Facelift in New HGTV Series "Fixer to Fabulous"
In each episode, the husband-wife duo Dave and Jenny Marrs overhaul some of Northwest Arkansas' oldest homes, from rickety Victorian estates to crumbling Colonials, all while raising four young children and managing their family farm.

[10/08/19 - 08:08 AM]
FOX Sports Signs Three-Time Super Bowl Champion Rob Gronkowski as NFL Analyst
He joins Pro Football Hall of Famers Terry Bradshaw, Michael Strahan and Tony Gonzalez, and NFL insider Peter Schrager for the Thursday pregame show.

[10/08/19 - 08:02 AM]
Award-Winning Global Superstar Gwen Stefani Set to Be Honored as Fashion Icon Recipient at "E! People's Choice Awards"
"It's an incredible honor to receive this year's Fashion Icon Award at the 'E!'s People's Choice Awards,'" said Gwen Stefani.

[10/08/19 - 07:32 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Honors Veterans Month with Special Two-Night Event
Smithsonian Channel continues its annual initiative honoring Veterans Month with two all-new specials to air this November.

[10/08/19 - 07:26 AM]
"The End of the F***ing World" Season 2 Premieres November 5 on Netflix
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[10/08/19 - 07:00 AM]
Four-Episode, Fall Season of "Axios" Debuts October 20, Exclusively on HBO
Additionally, HBO has renewed the partnership for two additional years, continuing to bring HBO audiences impactful and discerning documentary news coverage of politics, business, foreign affairs and technology, before, during and beyond the 2020 elections.

[10/08/19 - 06:10 AM]
Video: "Tell Me Who I Am" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After losing his memory at age 18, Alex Lewis relies on his twin brother Marcus to teach him who he is.

[10/08/19 - 06:03 AM]
Kim Shaw, Kevin McGarry and Tom Arnold Star in "Christmas Scavenger Hunt," A New, Original Movie Premiering November 3, on Hallmark Channel
When Belinda (Shaw) returns home for Christmas she runs into her old boyfriend Dustin (McGarry), who broke her heart when she left for college and he stayed behind.

[10/08/19 - 04:00 AM]
Quibi and CBS News Announce an Original News Program, "60 in 6," from the Producers of "60 Minutes"
"60 Minutes" will produce an original weekly program, approximately six minutes per episode, exclusively for Quibi.

[10/07/19 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 7
Updates include: Michiel Huisman joins HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant"; Quibi's "The Stranger" sets principal cast; and John Boyd promoted to regular on CBS's "FBI."

[10/07/19 - 06:22 PM]
Multi-Platinum Grammy and Golden Globe Award-Nominated Nick Jonas Joins "The Voice" as Coach for Spring 2020
He will be joined by returning music superstar coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Blake Shelton.

[10/07/19 - 03:01 PM]
Video: "Queer Eye: We're in Japan!" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The Fab 5 are ready to take on their newest city: Tokyo.

[10/07/19 - 02:29 PM]
Two New Seasons of Breakout Comedy Thriller "Search Party" Coming to HBO Max
"With HBO Max we have the unique opportunity to continue this brilliant, acclaimed series and connect with even more of the younger, digital natives who have worshipped it the most," said Kevin Reilly.

[10/07/19 - 02:05 PM]
Disney Channel Invests in the Best Babysitter in the Galaxy with a Season Two Pickup of Comedy "Gabby Duran & the Unsittables" Ahead of Its Oct. 11 Premiere
Production on season two will begin in February 2020 in Vancouver.

[10/07/19 - 01:20 PM]
NBCUniversal Aligns Its Television Studios Under Bonnie Hammer
Hammer will assume the new title of Chairman, NBCUniversal Content Studios.

[10/07/19 - 01:03 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews "Couples Therapy" for a Second Season
The second season will also feature world-class therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik.

[10/07/19 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Daybreak" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Find your tribe, grab your swords, and get ready to take on some Ghoulies.

[10/07/19 - 12:01 PM]
ID and People Magazine Combine to Explore America's Most Gripping True Crimes
Featuring 12 all-new episodes of the nation's most sensational crimes, the new season of "People Magazine Investigates" premieres Monday, November 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/07/19 - 11:41 AM]
ESPN to Serve as the Exclusive U.S. Multi-Sport Content Provider for Quibi's Daily Essentials
The new ESPN show, available only on Quibi, will feature daily episodes and breaking news covering the biggest stories in sports.

[10/07/19 - 11:02 AM]
James Norton to Co-Star Alongside Amanda Seyfried in "Things Heard and Seen" for Netflix
A Manhattan couple moves to a historic hamlet in the Hudson Valley and come to discover that their marriage has a sinister darkness, one that rivals their new home's history.

[10/07/19 - 11:00 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Nominee Michael Kelly and Multiple Tony Winner Jennifer Ehle Join Cast of New CBS Television Studios Miniseries
Kelly will play Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Ehle is set as Patrice Comey.

[10/07/19 - 10:08 AM]
OWN Gets Into the Holiday Spirit with Three Original Christmas Movies Premiering in November
"One Fine Christmas" kicks things off on Friday, November 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/07/19 - 09:45 AM]
Brendan Gleeson to Star as President Donald Trump in CBS Television Studios Miniseries
As previously announced, multiple Emmy-winner Jeff Daniels will play former FBI Director James Comey.

[10/07/19 - 09:12 AM]
History's Hit Drama Series "Vikings" Marks Its Final Season with a Powerful Two-Hour Premiere on Wednesday, December 4 at 9 PM ET/PT
The 20-episode sixth season will air in two parts.

[10/07/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: "Jenny Slate: Stage Fright" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The stand-up special drops Tuesday, October 22 on the streaming service.

[10/07/19 - 09:00 AM]
FOX Makes First Pickup of Fall, Ordering Full Season of #1 New Series "Prodigal Son"
The series premiere was the highest-rated new series on any network and helped lead FOX to its first victory on opening night of the broadcast season in 10 years.

[10/07/19 - 08:45 AM]
Jeff Daniels to Star as Former FBI Director James Comey in CBS Television Studios Miniseries
The drama is slated to being production in November with an airdate to be announced at a later date.







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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.