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[01/12/20 - 10:00 PM]
"Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" Named Best Picture, Takes Four Awards at 25th Annual Critics' Choice Awards
"Fleabag" led all television series with three wins.

[01/12/20 - 06:00 PM]
Emmy(R) Winning Drama Series "Westworld" Returns for Its Third Season March 15, Exclusively on HBO
Joining the cast this season are Aaron Paul, Vincent Cassel, Lena Waithe, Scott Mescudi, Marshawn Lynch, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Ealy and Tommy Flanagan.

[01/12/20 - 03:17 PM]
Video: CBS All Access Reveals Official Trailer and Key Art for New Original True Crime Series "Interrogation"
The series is based on a case that spans more than 20 years, in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother.

[01/12/20 - 01:55 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Series Order for "The Harper House"
The animated series will follow an overconfident female head-of-a-household as she struggles to regain a higher status for herself, and for her family of oddballs, after losing her job and moving from the rich side to the poor side of an Arkansas small town.

[01/12/20 - 01:54 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: Titans/Ravens Shocker Puts CBS on Top
The Eye dominates the evening in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/12/20 - 01:52 PM]
CBS All Access Announces New Animated Series "Tooning Out the News"
The series will provide short daily segments leading up to a weekly full episodes featuring a cast of animated characters mocking news of the day, and interviewing real-world guests and newsmakers.

[01/12/20 - 01:47 PM]
CBS All Access Orders "The Untitled Richard Linklater Project" to Series
The series takes place in and around Austin, Texas, Linklater's hometown, and will provide a window onto the colorful and diverse world of animal rescue through moving, humorous and powerful stories of animals and the humans who love them.

[01/12/20 - 01:43 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Cast for "The Twilight Zone" Season Two
Guest stars include Morena Baccarin, Colman Domingo, Ethan Embry, Jenna Elfman, Tavi Gevinson, Tony Hale, Abbie Hern, Gillian Jacobs, Sophia Macy, Joel McHale, Chris Meloni, Billy Porter, Jimmi Simpson and Daniel Sunjata.

[01/12/20 - 01:42 PM]
CBS All Access Renews "Star Trek: Picard" for Second Season
Terry Matalas will join Alex Kurtzman, Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon, Patrick Stewart, , Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth as executive producers.

[01/12/20 - 01:39 PM]
CBS All Access to Debut Three New Original Children's Series from DreamWorks Animation's Classic Media
"Lassie," "George of the Jungle" and "Mr. Magoo" are all on tap beginning Friday, January 17.

[01/12/20 - 09:15 AM]
CBS Announces Three New "The Price Is Right" Primetime Celebrity Specials for Spring 2020
The spring specials will also feature celebrities being called to "come on down" to the iconic stage to play for charity.

[01/12/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Survivor" Celebrates Its Upcoming 40th Season with a New One-Hour Retrospective Special, "Survivor at 40: Greatest Moments and Players," Airing Wednesday, Feb. 5 on CBS
The milestone 40th edition, hosted by Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst, premieres with a special two-hour episode one week later, on Wednesday, February 12.

[01/12/20 - 08:15 AM]
CBS Gives Series Commitment to "Clarice," A New Drama Development Project from Executive Producers Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet
In the project, it's 1993, a year after the events of "The Silence of the Lambs."

[01/11/20 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, January 11
Updates include: NBC sets "Council of Dads" premiere date; "The Kenan Show" pushed to 2020-21 season; and NBC tables plans for live telecasts of "Bye Bye Birdie" and "A Few Good Men."

[01/11/20 - 12:47 PM]
Syfy Developing Limited Series "The League of Pan" from UCP
A thrilling and mysterious continuation of the beloved story of Peter Pan, the project picks up with the fabled characters after 10 years on the mainland.

[01/11/20 - 12:46 PM]
Syfy Places Straight-to-Series Order for "Chucky" Television Series
Don Mancini, who penned the film franchise, will also write the adaptation, serve as showrunner and direct the first episode.

[01/11/20 - 09:20 AM]
NBC's Hit Drama Series "New Amsterdam" Has Been Renewed for Three Years, Through the 2022-23 Season
So far this season "New Amsterdam" is averaging a 1.7 rating in adults 18-49 and 9.8 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day" Nielsens, to dominate the Tuesday 10-11 p.m. demo race.

[01/11/20 - 09:19 AM]
Jimmy Fallon Is Set to Host "That's My Jam," A New Comedy Variety Event Series Inspired by the Wildly Popular, Celebrity-Fueled Musical Segments Made Famous on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"
What is sure to be a high-energy hourlong party, "That's My Jam" will premiere out of the Tokyo Olympics and mark Fallon's first venture in primetime.

[01/11/20 - 09:18 AM]
Award-Winning Comedy Icons Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Are Returning to the Golden Globes as Co-Hosts for the 2021 Telecast
Fey and Poehler were critically applauded when they hosted the Globes from 2013-15, receiving universal praise for their witty on-stage banter and effortless rapport with one another.

[01/11/20 - 09:17 AM]
From Nahnatchka Khan and Dwayne Johnson, NBC Has Given an 11-Episode Series Order to "Young Rock," A Single-Cam Comedy Inspired by Johnson Himself
The series will be executive produced by Nahnatchka Khan, Dwayne Johnson, Jeff Chiang, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Brian Gewirtz and Jennifer Carreras.

[01/11/20 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Has Ordered an Epic 10-Part Global Event Series "The New World" from BBC Studios Natural History Unit, Which Is Set to Air in 2024
For the first time ever, "The New World" will scale across North America, Central America and South America to explore the vast landscapes, remote wilderness and mysterious creatures that inhabit the region.

[01/11/20 - 09:15 AM]
NBC Has Renewed Its Hit Crafts-Making Series "Making It," Hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, for a Third Season
Season two averaged a 0.7 rating and 2.6 million viewers overall in "live plus seven day" results from Nielsen Media Research.

[01/11/20 - 09:14 AM]
NBC Has Renewed Its Highly Successful First-Ever Holiday Special Event Series "Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways" for a New Season
The December 10 premiere earned 1.2 rating in adults 18-49, according to "live plus same day" Nielsens, tying as the season's #1 rated Christmas special.

[01/11/20 - 08:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Pulls FOX Back in Front
FOX wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/10/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 10
Updates include: NBC orders pilot for "Night School" TV series; Justin Chambers bows out of "Grey's Anatomy" after 16 seasons; Seth MacFarlane inks massive overall deal with NBCUniversal Content Studios.

[01/10/20 - 01:01 PM]
Mark Pedowitz Named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The CW Network
A veteran network and television studio executive, Pedowitz joined The CW as President in 2011 with a strong background in program development, production and business affairs.

[01/10/20 - 01:00 PM]
New Season of "Bar Rescue" Premieres on Sunday, March 1st at 10/9c on Paramount Network
NFL superstar Marshawn Lynch joins Jon Taffer on a new season.

[01/10/20 - 12:14 PM]
"My Lottery Dream Home" Delivers Strong Performance For HGTV on Friday, Jan. 3
HGTV further spins the numbers for Friday, January 3.

[01/10/20 - 11:15 AM]
Explorer Colin O'Brady and a Crew of Elite Athletes Become First to Successfully Complete Human-Powered Row Across One of the Most Dangerous Ocean Crossings on the Planet - The Drake Passage
Discovery Channel will air the feature length documentary in Spring 2020.

[01/10/20 - 11:05 AM]
HGTV's "Christina on the Coast" Delivered Its Highest-Rated Episode on Jan. 2
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, January 2.

[01/10/20 - 11:03 AM]
92nd Oscars(R) Production Team Welcomes New Talent and Show Veterans
"This team is the best of the best with a wealth of experience and ideas, and we're excited to collaborate with them to deliver an incredible show," said Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain.

[01/10/20 - 10:58 AM]
FOX to Bump "Flirty Dancing," "Almost Family" from Wednesday Nights
Following their January 15 airings, look for "Dancing" and "Family" to wrap with two-hour specials on Saturday, January 25 and Saturday, February 22, respectively.

[01/10/20 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Renews "Straight Up Steve Austin" for Season 2
Expected to premiere this summer, season two will consist of eight half-hour episodes.

[01/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Jeopardy!" Continues Its Reign for ABC
Night three helps wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/10/20 - 09:24 AM]
TV One's "True Crime Mondays" Returns with New Episodes of "Fatal Attraction" Monday, January 13 at 9 P.M. ET/8C
Each new episode documents new information, new drama, and never-before-seen footage that offers viewers first-hand accounts into jaw-dropping cases involving crimes of passion.

[01/10/20 - 09:16 AM]
Video: "The Ranch" Part 8 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The show's final episodes premiere January 24 on the streaming service.

[01/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Sofia Wylie Stars in the DBP Donut Short Form Series "SHOOK," Which Will Be Presented in a Special Programming Event on Monday, Jan. 20, on Disney Channel
Noted for its realistic storylines, empowering characters and powerful dance numbers that convey inclusion and cultural diversity in a modern way, the series is produced by The Duplass Brothers' DBP Donut.

[01/10/20 - 09:00 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "This Week at the Comedy Cellar" for a Third Season Set to Premiere Friday, February 21 at 11:00 P.M. ET/PT
The six-episode series will hit a variety of topics week to week, providing fans an intimate view of the performances along with engrossing offstage discussions among the comics.

[01/10/20 - 08:42 AM]
Video: "Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Feimster's first full length stand-up special talks about her childhood misadventures as a former Girl Scout, debutante and (disqualified) swim meet champion.

[01/10/20 - 12:18 AM]
Video: The Gods Are Coming: Netflix Debuts "Ragnarok" Trailer Today
The six part Norwegian language series is produced by SAM Productions, a Danish screenwriter-based production company.

[01/09/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 9
Updates include: HBO in talks for "Parasite" TV series; Terri Minsky exits "Lizzie McGuire" revival at Disney+; and FX passes on drama pilot "Gone Hollywood."

[01/09/20 - 01:56 PM]
Netflix Sets Premiere Date for "Rise of Empires: Ottoman" Produced by Karga Seven Pictures in Association with STXtv
Previously titled "Ottoman Rising," the six-hour series will drop in 190 countries globally on Netflix on January 24.

[01/09/20 - 01:16 PM]
Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley to Executive Produce, Write and Direct Upcoming Musical Drama Series for Showtime(R)
The project centers on an emotionally complex family story that spans generations and threatens the fabric of the community in present day Milwaukee.

[01/09/20 - 12:04 PM]
HBO Sports(R), Ringer Films Partner with Triple Threat TV for Documentary "Women of Troy"
The film is an illuminating tale of the historic and transcendent USC women's basketball team of the 1980s.

[01/09/20 - 11:00 AM]
"Whitmer Thomas: The Golden One," His First Hour-Long Special, Debuts February 22, Exclusively on HBO
Taped before a sold-out, live audience in September at the legendary Flora-Bama Lounge, Whitmer's first one-hour special features a provocative and intimate blend of storytelling, comedy, music and documentary.

[01/09/20 - 10:27 AM]
"Who Will Write Our History" to Air on January 26 Coinciding with International Holocaust Remembrance Day
In addition, the film will air on multiple Discovery owned networks around the world.

[01/09/20 - 10:04 AM]
Less Salt, More Flavor! E!'s "The Soup" Premieres Wednesday, February 12 at 10PM ET/PT
"The Soup" will feature Jade Catta-Preta's unfiltered take on the buzziest clips of the week across entertainment and social media.

[01/09/20 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "McMillions" (2020) - Official Trailer - HBO
The documentary series chronicles the stranger-than-fiction story of an ex-cop turned security auditor who rigged the McDonald's Monopoly game promotion for a decade, stealing millions of dollars and building a vast network of co-conspirators across the U.S.

[01/09/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: AMC Releases "Better Call Saul" Season 5 Key Art and Video Teaser
In the 10-episode fifth season, Jimmy McGill's (Bob Odenkirk) decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change for those in his orbit.

[01/09/20 - 08:59 AM]
Hulu Announces Premiere of New Genre-Bending Teen Sci-Fi Drama "Utopia Falls," Feb. 14
Set in the not-too-distant future, amidst the charred ruins of Earth, "Utopia Falls" follows a group of teens chosen to compete in the prestigious Exemplar performing arts competition in the seemingly idyllic colony of New Babyl.







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[06/15/21 - 11:30 AM]
Freeform's "Cruel Summer" Renewed for Second Season
"Cruel Summer" is the network's most-watched series ever, ranking as the No. 1 new cable drama of the year among Women 18-34.

[06/15/21 - 11:24 AM]
Competitors Taste Their Way to Victory in New High-Stakes Primetime Series "Money Hungry," Hosted by Kal Penn
The series launches with a special premiere Sunday, July 25 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[06/15/21 - 10:30 AM]
The CW Network Sets 2021 Fall Premiere Dates
"Penn & Teller: Fool Us" will kick things off on Friday, October 1 with "The Flash" and "Riverdale" rounding out the rollouts on Tuesday, November 16.

[06/15/21 - 10:06 AM]
Comedy Central's Award-Winning Late Night Franchise "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" to Unveil Brand New Look on Monday, September 13, 2021
Trevor's summer hiatus will commence on Friday, June 18 however the show will continue to produce exclusive brand content across its digital, social and podcast platforms the entire summer.

[06/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
FOX Entertainment and Bento Box Entertainment Enter Fast-Growing Non-Fungible Token Market with New Business Unit "Blockchain Creative Labs"
Scott Greenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Bento Box Entertainment, will serve as CEO of Blockchain Creative Labs and be responsible for overseeing the unit and the newly formed content fund.

[06/15/21 - 09:59 AM]
Video: Paramount+ Reveals Teaser Art & Trailer for New Animated Comedy Series "The Harper House"
Created by Brad Neely and featuring an all-star voiceover cast - including Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee, Tatiana Maslany and Ryan Flynn as the Harper family - the ten-episode Paramount+ Original Series will premiere this fall exclusively on the service.

[06/15/21 - 09:27 AM]
YouTube Originals Sends Bretman Rock Into the Jungle for "30 Days With: Bretman Rock"
Episode 1 of his four-part docu-series premieres June 30, only on YouTube.

[06/15/21 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces "Bitchin': The Sound and Fury of Rick James"
The film will have a World Premiere at the Tribeca Festival tonight as part of the festival's inaugural Juneteenth programming slate, ahead of the Showtime premiere later this year.

[06/15/21 - 08:05 AM]
discovery+ Greenlights New Home Series with Actress Marsai Martin Who Will Deliver Surprise Bedroom Renovations for Teens
Martin will serve as executive producer of the eight-episode series and will lead the design team that creates stunning bedroom overhauls for exceptional, peer-nominated youth who make a positive impact in their communities.

[06/15/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Gunpowder Milkshake" - Karen Gillan & Lena Headey - Official Trailer - Netflix
When an assassin veers off mission to rescue a child, she triggers a war with a powerful crime syndicate - and reunites a gun-wielding sisterhood.

[06/15/21 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Central Park," Apple TV+'s Award-Winning Musical Comedy Series, Debuts Second Season Trailer Ahead of Series Return on Friday, June 25, 2021
The first three episodes of the second season will debut globally Friday, June 25 on Apple TV+, with the remaining five episodes premiering on a weekly basis every Friday.

[06/15/21 - 06:19 AM]
Video: Peacock Releases All-New Trailer for "Dr. Death" - Premieres Thursday, July 15
All eight episodes of the limited drama series will drop on Thursday, July 15 on Peacock.

[06/15/21 - 06:07 AM]
July 2021 Premieres Celebrate Beloved Legends of TV, Movies, Fashion and Live Entertainment in All New Original Stories
Highlights coming to Reelz next month include six new episodes of "Autopsy: The Last Hours of..."

[06/15/21 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans" - Guillermo del Toro - Official Trailer - Netflix
Heroes from "Trollhunters," "3Below" and "Wizards" join forces to fight a shadowy enemy threatening to take over their worlds - and reset Earth itself.

[06/15/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Beastars" Season 2 Date Reveal - Netflix Anime
Accepting his predatory instincts, Legoshi vows to become stronger for Hal's sake. Meanwhile, the herbivore killer is still on the loose.