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[01/24/20 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 24
Updates include: Marvel shutters two animated projects at Hulu; Jessalyn Gilsig cast in John Stamos-led "Big Shot" at Disney+; and Dexter Darden boards Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" revival series.

[01/24/20 - 02:38 PM]
ABC News' Prime-Time Special "Royal Divide: Harry, Meghan, and The Crown" Airs Wednesday, Jan. 29
Look for the one-hour special on said night at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/24/20 - 12:01 PM]
Mark Cuban, Dr. Phil, Ryan Seacrest, Piers Morgan and Lisa Vanderpump to Be Featured in "Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis"
As previously announced, the one-hour special bows Wednesday, January 29 on FOX.

[01/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Studios and Quibi Announce Chance the Rapper as the Host of "Punk'd"
"Punk'd" will be reimagined for a new generation and will be available only on Quibi's mobile video platform.

[01/24/20 - 08:40 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Season Two Trailer and Key Art for Docu-Series "The Trade"
The four-part season follows Central Americans on an odyssey to the United States (including some heading back home after being deported), while also delving into the shadow industries that prey on them every step along the way.

[01/24/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return on Top
"Station 19" is the night's most-watched program while "Grey's Anatomy" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[01/24/20 - 06:57 AM]
Final Round of Performers Confirmed for "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
This year's presenters include Common, Ava DuVernay, Cynthia Erivo, Jim Gaffigan, Dua Lipa, Trevor Noah, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Porter, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, Shania Twain, Keith Urban and Stevie Wonder.

[01/24/20 - 05:02 AM]
TV One Puts a New Spin on Romance with the Original Film "Steppin' Back to Love" Premiering Saturday, February 8 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
The film follows a once-loving couple connected by dance, who after facing marital struggles, use their passion for Chicago-style step-dancing to reignite the spark in their marriage.

[01/23/20 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 23
Updates include: OWN pulls the plug on "Ambitions"; Disney+ puts Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series on hold; and ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC all order various projects to pilot.

[01/23/20 - 01:43 PM]
MTV's "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" Returns on Thursday, February 27th at 8PM ET/PT
After a tumultuous year, Mike "The Situation" rejoins the group after his long-awaited release from prison, and the roommates finally feel whole again and ready for a fresh start.

[01/23/20 - 01:29 PM]
Jonathan Blakely Named Senior Producer of "60 in 6," The New "60 Minutes" Program to Launch on Quibi
The program will launch in the spring on the new mobile device platform Quibi.

[01/23/20 - 01:28 PM]
Guy Fieri Hosts New Bracket-Style Culinary Competition Series "Tournament of Champions"
The five-part series launches Wednesday, March 4 at 10:00/9:00c on Food Network.

[01/23/20 - 12:51 PM]
92nd Oscars(R) Performers Announced
Cynthia Erivo, Elton John, Idina Menzel, Chrissy Metz and Randy Newman will perform the nominated songs.

[01/23/20 - 12:48 PM]
Oxygen's "In Ice Cold Blood" Hosted by Ice-T Returns Thursday, February 13 at 9PM ET/PT
During each hour-long episode, in-depth interviews and archival footage merge to spotlight an intriguing mystery, recounted through the lens of expert detective work, unpredictable twists and jaw-dropping discoveries.

[01/23/20 - 12:04 PM]
New Science Channel Series "Curse of the Bermuda Triangle" Premieres February 9
With dozens of years of experience at sea between them, the members of the Triangle Research and Investigation Group, or TRIG team, are led by long time captain and former Coast Guardsman Paul "Moe" Mottice.

[01/23/20 - 11:05 AM]
New Season of "Ballmastrz: 9009" Returns February 23 on Adult Swim
Special guest stars this season include Ed Asner, Rachel Dratch, Jo Firestone, Doc Hammer, Stephanie Sheh and Cree Summer.

[01/23/20 - 10:45 AM]
Travel Channel Renews Haunting Series "The Holzer Files" to Retrace More Cases from America's First Ghost Hunter
The series will return in late 2020 with 13 brand new episodes.

[01/23/20 - 10:13 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Renews Four Hit Unscripted Series: "Love & Marriage: Huntsville," "Ready to Love," "Black Women OWN the Conversation" and "Black Love"
The new seasons will air later in 2020.

[01/23/20 - 09:27 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Expands Local Original Content to Argentina, Chile and Colombia with Four New Amazon Original Series
"We know our Prime Video audiences across Latin America are eager for local shows from the best local voices, and we couldn't be more excited to introduce these first local series for Argentina, Chile and Colombia that already have some of the most locally renowned directors and talent attached," said James Farrell.

[01/23/20 - 09:18 AM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winning "RuPaul's Drag Race" Ru-veals Cast for Monumental 12th Season Premiering Friday, February 28th at 8:00PM ET/PT on VH1
The highly anticipated new season brings together thirteen fabulous queens as they vie for the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar" and a cash prize of $100,000.

[01/23/20 - 09:02 AM]
Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Announces Two More Seasons of Comedy Game Show "Funny You Should Ask"
Hosted by Jon Kelley, the comedy game show is a daily half-hour strip featuring a panel of comedians who interact with contestants for cash and big laughs.

[01/23/20 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spots with "Chicago" Dramas
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/23/20 - 06:30 AM]
Special "Grammy(R) Moments" Revealed for "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
The first, "Old Town Road All-Stars," will feature current nominees Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, joined by BTS, Diplo, Mason Ramsey and other surprise guests.

[01/23/20 - 06:17 AM]
Video: "The Last Thing He Wanted" - Official Trailer - Anne Hathaway & Ben Affleck New Movie - Netflix
Academy Award(R) nominee Dee Rees directs her adaptation of Joan Didion's namesake novel.

[01/22/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 22
Updates include: NBC orders drama pilots "At That Age," "Echo"; Amazon eyes "Alex Cross," "Fear Agent" adaptations; and Dean Norris signs onto "The United States of Al" at CBS.

[01/22/20 - 07:47 PM]
Video: "To All The Boys 2: P.S. I Still Love You" - Official Sequel Trailer 2 - Netflix
Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their relationship from pretend to officially official when another recipient of one of her old love letters enters the picture.

[01/22/20 - 02:44 PM]
HBO and Bill Simmons' The Ringer in Production on Music Documentary Series
Executive produced by Simmons, Polygram Entertainment and Universal Music Publishing Group executives Jody Gerson and Marc Cimino, the series is expected to air in 2021 on HBO as a special six-week event.

[01/22/20 - 01:00 PM]
Dua Lipa, Trevor Noah, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Porter and Keith Urban Among the Presenters Announced for "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
Additionally, previously announced performers Brandi Carlile and Tanya Tucker will play double duty and present, as well.

[01/22/20 - 10:43 AM]
ABC News Announces Moderators, Time and Coverage of the Democratic Debate in New Hampshire, Airing Live, Friday, Feb. 7
ABC News and the DNC will announce the qualifying candidates and debate format at a later date.

[01/22/20 - 10:04 AM]
The Rumors Are True, A New "Witcher" Story Is in the Works
The anime film, "The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf," will take us back to a new threat facing the Continent.

[01/22/20 - 09:55 AM]
Ovation Deepens the Mystery with Eleven Titles from DCD Rights Including Six Films and Five Drama Series
Matthew Goode, Lucy Lawless, John Hannah and Joanne Froggatt are among the featured talent.

[01/22/20 - 09:54 AM]
Ovation's Journy Travels to Cuba and India in First-Time Deal with Espresso Media
"Havana Curveball" and "The New Creative India" will both roll out in 2020.

[01/22/20 - 09:53 AM]
Ovation's Journy Goes Glamping in Deal with TVF International
"Glamping Adventures" and "Vanishing Foods" will both debut later this year.

[01/22/20 - 09:52 AM]
Ovation Heads Back to "Riviera" for Season Two in Sky Studios Deal
The cable channel has also scored the broadcast rights to "Hooten & the Lady."

[01/22/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Tom Papa: You're Doing Great!" - Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Special Trailer
Take it from Tom, he's made very questionable decisions, among them, getting married and having two children, and eating ice cream three times a week.

[01/22/20 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins in Total Viewers
"This Is Us" and "NCIS" top said categories last night.

[01/22/20 - 08:15 AM]
Video: "The Pharmacist" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A small town pharmacist stakes a mission to save his community long before the opioid epidemic gains nationwide attention.

[01/22/20 - 07:15 AM]
"CMT Crossroads: Halsey & Kelsea Ballerini" Premieres Wednesday, March 25 at 10PM ET/PT
The 70th episode taping was filmed recently during a special public outdoor taping at the Ascend Amphitheatre in downtown Nashville.

[01/22/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" - Official Trailer - Disney+
The final season starts streaming Friday, February 21 on Disney+.

[01/21/20 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 21
Updates include: ABC passes on its Nate Bargatze comedy pilot; Justin Long to host "Shop Class" for Disney+; and AMC's "The Walking Dead: World Beyond" to wrap after two seasons.

[01/21/20 - 11:00 PM]
Disney+ Moves Up EMEA Launch Date
The streaming service will launch in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland on March 24.

[01/21/20 - 01:47 PM]
Paramount Network's "68 Whiskey" Is Most-Watched Cable Drama Series Premiere in Over a Year, Drawing 2 Million L+3 Viewers
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 15.

[01/21/20 - 01:03 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Kicks Off 2020 with Three New Shows
J.J. Watt and RuPaul will follow the previously announced Adam Driver.

[01/21/20 - 11:31 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Animated Comedy "The Prince" from Creator Gary Janetti and 20th Century Fox Television
Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad, Lucy Punch, Tom Hollander, Alan Cumming, Frances De La Tour and Iwan Rheon are slated to voice the project.

[01/21/20 - 11:20 AM]
Pokemon and Netflix Team Up for Global Release of "Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back - Evolution"
"The ubiquitous reach and expert team at Netflix make them the perfect partner to bring this special animated movie to kids and fans around the world," said Emily Arons.

[01/21/20 - 11:06 AM]
Acorn TV Announces 2020 Lineup Featuring a Record Five Commissioned Series Plus New Seasons of Acclaimed Series
As the largest streamer devoted to a specialized audience, Acorn TV is the ultimate destination of high-quality, world class dramas, mysteries and comedies from all sides of the pond.

[01/21/20 - 10:53 AM]
92nd Oscars(R) Announce First Slate of Presenters
Mahershala Ali, Olivia Colman, Regina King and Rami Malek are among said presenters.

[01/21/20 - 10:41 AM]
A Brand New Season of TV One's Acclaimed Series "Unsung" Returns Sunday, February 23 at 10 P.M./9C
The season kicks off with the popular 90s R&B group Dru Hill.

[01/21/20 - 10:24 AM]
Fan-Favorite "Texas Metal" Gears Up to Return for Its Biggest Season Yet
Season three kicks off tonight at 10:00/9:00c on MotorTrend.

[01/21/20 - 10:13 AM]
"American Ninja Warrior" Flies Into Its Ninth Season Renewal on NBC
Production will begin in the spring with a premiere date announced shortly.







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[06/15/21 - 08:05 AM]
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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
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[06/15/21 - 08:00 AM]
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[06/15/21 - 06:19 AM]
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[06/15/21 - 06:07 AM]
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[06/15/21 - 06:02 AM]
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[06/15/21 - 06:01 AM]
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[06/15/21 - 06:00 AM]
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[06/15/21 - 06:00 AM]
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[06/15/21 - 03:52 AM]
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[06/14/21 - 12:38 PM]
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[06/14/21 - 12:03 PM]
TBS Commemorates and Honors Juneteenth with Movie Marathon Celebrating Black Storytellers
To commemorate and honor Juneteenth, TBS will kick off the weekend with the premiere of "Friday Night Vibes" on Friday, June 18 at 7:30/6:30c.

[06/14/21 - 12:02 PM]
Lauren Alaina Joins Hallmark Family in Fall Harvest Film "Roadhouse Romance"
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[06/14/21 - 11:31 AM]
Bravo's "Below Deck Sailing Yacht" Joins "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" for a Virtual Two-Part Reunion Beginning Monday, June 21 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen catches up with the Parsifal III crew including Captain Glenn Shephard, Natasha De Bourg, Daisy Kelliher, Colin MacRae, Gary King, Dani Soares, Alli Dore, Sydney Zaruba and Jean-Luc Cerza-Lanaux.

[06/14/21 - 11:18 AM]
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