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[12/03/19 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 3
Updates include: Adhir Kalyan to lead "The United States of Al" at CBS; Kristin Chenoweth set to star in "The Biggest Star in Appleton" for Disney+; and Quibi's "Mapleworth Murders" locks in cast.

[12/03/19 - 03:20 PM]
Netflix and Ali Wong Ink Deal for Two New Stand-Up Comedy Specials
The first of the two new specials will launch on Netflix globally in 2020.

[12/03/19 - 02:05 PM]
Video: "Soundtrack" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Look for the new drama series Wednesday, December 18 on the streaming service.

[12/03/19 - 02:01 PM]
TBS Renews "The Misery Index" for a Second Season
Currently in its first season, the original series is a top-five new cable comedy and has reached nearly 28 million viewers across linear, VOD, and digital platforms.

[12/03/19 - 01:34 PM]
"Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Brings the Good Cheer with Cast Members from "Saturday Night Live" and "Mean Girls" on Broadway
Aidy Bryant, Michael Che, Colin Jost, and Kenan Thompson are on tap as the festive special begins.

[12/03/19 - 12:47 PM]
"Friends Speak", Reelz's Top-Rated Original of the Last Year, Ordered to Series from Powerhouse Producer Kinetic Content and Pyramid Productions
The initial four episode order premieres with "Jodi Arias: The Friends Speak," on Sunday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/03/19 - 12:25 PM]
Bravo's "Spy Games" Premieres Monday, January 20 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Inspired by the once-secret World War II government program known as "Station S," in which civilians were assessed and trained to be spies, ten daring individuals come together to compete and attempt to outplay one another in living out the ultimate spy fantasy.

[12/03/19 - 12:03 PM]
ABC Doubles Down on Joel McHale Set to Return as Host of ABC's "Card Sharks"
The show was recently picked up for a second season and is set to air in 2020.

[12/03/19 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max Announces Four New One-Hour Comedy Specials with Tracy Morgan, John Early, Rose Matafeo, and Ahir Shah
"We are incredibly proud to showcase this expansive range of comedic talent on HBO Max," said Suzanna Makkos, executive vice president of original programming, comedy and animation, HBO Max.

[12/03/19 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Max to Be Exclusive US Streaming Home for Powerful 1980s Period Drama Series "Boys" (wt)
Olly Alexander, Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, Tracy Ann Oberman, Shaun Dooley, Omari Douglas, Callum Scott Howells, Nathaniel Curtis and Lydia West star in the project.

[12/03/19 - 11:00 AM]
ABC and ESPN Present UEFA European Football Championship 2020
ABC will broadcast five matches, the first UEFA European Football Championship match on network since 2008, including the second match on Saturday, June 13.

[12/03/19 - 11:00 AM]
A&E Network's "Biography - Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On" Delivers Largest "Biography" Audience in 15 Years with 1.2 Million Total Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Monday, December 2.

[12/03/19 - 10:34 AM]
OWN Announces Additional Cast and Directorial Line-Up for Award-Winning Creator Ava DuVernay's New Original Anthology Drama "Cherish the Day"
Directors Blitz Bazawule, Aurora Guerrero and Deborah Kampmeier join previously announced director Tanya Hamilton.

[12/03/19 - 10:01 AM]
Paramount Network Drama "Coyote" Rounds Out Series Regular Cast
The Michael Chiklis-led drama has tapped Adriana Paz, Kristyan Ferrer, Octavio Pisano, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams and Julio Cedillo.

[12/03/19 - 10:00 AM]
Apple Announces a Documentary Film Presented by Oprah Winfrey from Academy Award-Nominated Filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering
Produced and co-directed by Dick and Ziering, the documentary follows a brilliant former music executive who grapples with whether to go public with her story of assault and abuse by a notable figure in the music industry.

[12/03/19 - 09:15 AM]
Classes Continue at William Penn Academy as "Schooled" Is Given a Full-Season Order
The additional order brings the season total to 22 episodes for "Schooled," the "The Goldbergs" spinoff, in its sophomore season on the network.

[12/03/19 - 09:08 AM]
"Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge" to Stream Exclusively on Disney+
The show is hosted by Ahmed Best, who will play a Jedi Master and mentor to the contestants.

[12/03/19 - 09:05 AM]
HGTV's New Year's Day Lineup Promises Binge-Worthy Viewing for Fans
The New Year's Day lineup will spotlight the highly anticipated "HGTV Dream Home Special 2020" at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/03/19 - 09:02 AM]
'Tis The Season for "A Very Born This Way Christmas" on A&E
The one-hour series finale premieres Wednesday, December 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
"High Maintenance" Returns Feb. 7
The critically acclaimed show uses The Guy (Ben Sinclair), a marijuana dealer, to tell a variety of distinctly authentic, empathetic and insightful stories about the New York Community, including his own.

[12/03/19 - 08:26 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Probes More Maritime Accidents and Mysteries in a New Season of "Disasters at Sea"
The series will be joined by a new season of "Air Disasters" on Sunday nights beginning at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/03/19 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Demos with Fall Finales
"9-1-1" helps spark the network to the demo crown.

[12/03/19 - 08:00 AM]
Peter Weber Begins the Search for His Soul Mate on ABC's "The Bachelor," Premiering Its 24th Season with a Three-Hour Blockbuster Special, Monday, Jan. 6
The Alphabet further details the new season of its mainstay.

[12/03/19 - 07:31 AM]
NBC Wins the November Sweep in Total Viewers for the First Time in 23 Years, Snaps CBS' 18-Year Winning Streak
NBC further spins the numbers for the November sweeps period.

[12/03/19 - 07:22 AM]
MotorTrend Group and BBC Studios Tap Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon to Host the All-New "Top Gear America"
The latest installment will premiere in the spring of 2020 exclusively on the MotorTrend App.

[12/03/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Messiah" - Season 1 Official Trailer - Netflix
A CIA officer investigates a charismatic figure whose followers believe that he can perform miracles. Is he a divine entity or a dangerous con artist?

[12/03/19 - 06:45 AM]
New Starz Original Series "Becoming Elizabeth" Succeeds to the Throne
"Becoming Elizabeth" is the fascinating story of the early life of England's most iconic Queen.

[12/02/19 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 2
Updates include: Sonya Cassidy, Miles J. Harvey to lead HBO Max's "Gumshoe"; PBS to carry "Miss Scarlet and The Duke"; and NBC responds to the firing of Gabrielle Union from "America's Got Talent."

[12/02/19 - 01:01 PM]
NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" Adds Jon Bon Jovi to the Star-Studded Special
The song, which is featured in the Netflix documentary "To Be of Service," is a compelling anthem that shines a spotlight on the thousands of veterans living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

[12/02/19 - 12:30 PM]
Stellar Line-Up of Talent to Guest Host "The Late Late Show with James Corden," Dec. 9-18
Harry Styles, Melissa McCarthy and Chance the Rapper are among those on tap.

[12/02/19 - 12:13 PM]
USA Network to Air "WWE WrestleMania's Legendary Moments" Special This Wednesday
John Cena narrates the special, offering viewers a chance to relive the most spectacular WrestleMania moments from the past 35 years.

[12/02/19 - 11:01 AM]
Netflix Scripted Thriller Series "Clickbait" Hooks Its First Cast Members
The series is a character-based thriller which explores the ways in which our most dangerous and uncontrolled impulses are fueled in the age of social media and reveals the ever-widening fractures we find between our virtual and real-life personas.

[12/02/19 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Comedy Central Releases Star Studded Official Trailer for "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens"
The series launches Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30/9:30c on the cable channel.

[12/02/19 - 09:45 AM]
Video: "The Magicians" Season 5 Premiere Date and Official Trailer Revealed
The series returns Wednesday, January 15 at 10:00/9:00c on Syfy.

[12/02/19 - 08:31 AM]
Filmmaker-Explorer J.J. Kelley and Journalist Kinga Philipps Journey Into the Wilderness to Trace Puzzling Missing Persons Cases in New Travel Channel Series "Lost in the Wild"
In each one-hour episode, filmmaker and explorer J.J. Kelley and journalist Kinga Philipps retrace the harrowing steps of adventurers whose journeys took an unexpected turn for the worse.

[12/02/19 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Remain on Top
The network cruises to victory in all categories last night.

[12/02/19 - 07:01 AM]
BBC America's "Doctor Who" Returns with a Brand-New Season New Year's Day at 8PM ET/PT
Subsequent episodes will air Sundays at 8:00/7:00c beginning January 5.

[12/01/19 - 11:54 AM]
Video: "Curb Your Enthusiasm" Season 10 - Official Teaser - HBO
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" returns this January to the pay channel.

[12/01/19 - 09:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Puts FOX on Top
The network takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[11/30/19 - 08:55 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Win Demo Race
The network takes home the adults 18-49 honors while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[11/29/19 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday-Friday, November 27-29
Updates include: Andy Samberg to host Quibi's "Biggest Little Cook-Off"; Netflix's "Medici" sets cast for final season; and HBO Max acquires crime drama "White House Farm."

[11/29/19 - 11:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Wins Thanksgiving for NBC
The network's primetime telecast of the Saints at Falcons dominates the night in all categories.

[11/29/19 - 08:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Originals Top Viewers, Demos
A new "Survivor: Island of the Idols" is the evening's most-watched program.

[11/27/19 - 11:09 PM]
Netflix Introduces the World of "The Gift," The Second Turkish Original Series
Experience the mystical journey of Atiye as she unlocks the mystery behind a hidden past that interconnects with the ancient and the modern day.

[11/27/19 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
"NCIS" helps push the Eye in front among both categories.

[11/27/19 - 07:45 AM]
BBC Two Commissions "The Tech Transformers" (w/t)
The four-episode documentary series will air on HBO in the United States.

[11/26/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 26
Updates include: BET+ renews "First Wives Club" TV series; CBS All Access nixes "Strange Angel"; and Netflix pulls the plug on "MST3K" reboot series.

[11/26/19 - 11:18 AM]
New Year, New Batch of Talented Young Bakers on the New Season of "Kids Baking Championship"
Food Network's staple returns Monday, January 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/26/19 - 11:17 AM]
Kit Hoover and Dan Schachner Host First Ever "Give a Dog a Home Live!" Special Edition
Animal Planet's two-hour special will air live from the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace, a state-of-the-art pet adoption center, in Los Angeles on Saturday, December 7 at 8:00/7:00c.

[11/26/19 - 11:07 AM]
Oxygen Debuts New Series "An Unexpected Killer" Premiering on Thursday, December 5 at 8PM ET/PT
Each standalone episode takes viewers on a riveting ride that explores a jaw-dropping murder investigation in which detectives discover the killer is someone completely shocking and unexpected.







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[01/27/21 - 01:16 PM]
Keke Palmer to Serve as Host and Executive Producer for the Disney+ Food Competition Series, "Foodtastic"
The 11-episode series started production this week and is slated to premiere on Disney+ later this year.

[01/27/21 - 01:15 PM]
Reena Singh Named Senior Vice President, Development and Current Series, Disney Branded Television
The appointment marks Singh's return to the group after 11 years from, most recently, 20th Television, where she was senior vice president, Current Programming since 2015.

[01/27/21 - 11:47 AM]
Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Returns for Season 8
New cast member Anila Sajja joins this season as wife of Dr. Sajja, mother and fashion blogger.

[01/27/21 - 11:12 AM]
"Love Island" Is Back for Season 3 and This Time We're Saying Aloha to Hawaii
CBS confirmed the news on social media as casting is underway.

[01/27/21 - 11:01 AM]
Coming Soon: NBC's Special Three-Night True Crime Television Event, "The Widower"
From the producers of "Dateline NBC," the project goes behind the scenes of one of the country's most confounding murder investigations, revealing a tale of evil and a tireless quest for justice in real time.

[01/27/21 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - February 2021
Original programming in February includes the season eight return of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," the second season of animated hit "Close Enough," the documentary premiere of "There Is No 'I' in Threesome," and five-episode limited series "Beartown."

[01/27/21 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Announces New Comedy "United States of Al," From Award-Winning Executive Producer Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, Will Premiere Thursday, April 1, 9:30 PM
The newcomer will take over said time period after "The Unicorn" completes its second season.

[01/27/21 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform's Hit Series "The Bold Type" Set to Return for a Fifth and Final Season in 2021
A signature hit for the network, the series will celebrate Kat, Jane and Sutton's journey in the farewell episodes set to air later this year.

[01/27/21 - 10:21 AM]
Starz Celebrates Women's History Month with "Ruth: Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words" Documentary Premiere on March 1
The documentary chronicles Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's historic ascent to the Supreme Court, revealing both the public and private sides of the resilient, tenacious, and unassuming woman who became best known as the country's preeminent defender of gender equality and human rights.

[01/27/21 - 10:15 AM]
TBS Orders New Kitchen Competition Series "Rat in the Kitchen" Hosted By Comedian Natasha Leggero & Judged By Celebrity Chef Ludo Lefebvre
Each stand-alone episode of the new series brings six different dynamic chefs together to compete in the ultimate cooking battle; but one of the chefs is an undercover "rat in the kitchen" who sabotages fellow contestants' chances.

[01/27/21 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Renews Hit Competition Show "I Can See Your Voice," Hosted by Ken Jeong, for Second Season
Cheryl Hines and Adrienne Bailon-Houghton will return as permanent celebrity detectives.

[01/27/21 - 10:05 AM]
AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead" Returns for Second Half of Season Six on April 11
Three new characters join the cast in these nine episodes, including John Glover, Nick Stahl and Keith Carradine.

[01/27/21 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Original "Haute Dog" Returns with All-New Episodes on Thursday, February 4
Tasked with turning their K-9s into K-10s, the series introduces top pet stylists from across the country whose interpretations of imaginative challenges and out-of-the-box themes spotlight the best looks for man's best friend.

[01/27/21 - 10:01 AM]
OWN's New Drama "Delilah" from Acclaimed "Greenleaf" Creator Craig Wright Announces Additional Cast and Directors
The network announced today the addition of 14 new roles plus directors Ayoka Chenzira and Crystle C. Roberson for the upcoming drama.

[01/27/21 - 09:56 AM]
discovery+ Premieres World-Wide Exclusive Pope Francis Documentary "Francesco" Ahead of Easter Sunday on March 28th
From Oscar nominated director and producer, Evgeny Afineevksy, the film features unprecedented access to His Holiness Pope Francis, providing an intimate look at a global leader who approaches challenging and complex matters with tremendous humility, wisdom and generosity towards all.