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[02/08/20 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from Democratic Debate
The Alphabet's coverage snaps the demo win streak by FOX's "WWE SmackDown."

[02/07/20 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 7
Updates include: CBS gives pilot orders to "Good Sam," "Out the Door"; Sam Claflin boards Amazon's "Daisy Jones and The Six"; and Chris Wood is the first cast in ABC's "thirtysomething" revival series.

[02/07/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Paradise PD" - Lance Reddick as Agent Clappers - Netflix
The animated series returns Friday, March 6 on the streaming service.

[02/07/20 - 09:10 AM]
Video: "Glitch Techs" New Series Trailer - Netflix Futures
Two teens work at a game store as a front for their actual job: hunting video game monsters who've broken out into the real world.

[02/07/20 - 09:07 AM]
Video: "Mama June" Is Back This March on WE tv
The new season, "Mama June: Family Crisis," bows next month on the cable channel.

[02/07/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Most Dangerous Game" - Official Teaser - Quibi
Staying alive comes at a price. Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz.

[02/07/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Look for the new season next Friday, February 14 on the streaming service.

[02/07/20 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Dramas Top Demos; CBS Comedies Lead Total Viewers
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Young Sheldon" claim said honors for their networks, respectively.

[02/06/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 6
Updates include: Benjamin Bratt cast in HBO Max's "DMZ" TV series; Barry Keoghan bows out of FX's "Y" series; and HBO Max closes in on "Friends" unscripted reunion special.

[02/06/20 - 04:16 PM]
Video: "Shop Class" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Justin Long hosts the new competition series, premiering Friday, February 28.

[02/06/20 - 01:00 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Season 45 Continues Feb. 29 with Back-to-Back Shows
John Mulaney will host for the third time on February 29 followed by Daniel Craig's second time on March 7.

[02/06/20 - 12:47 PM]
Bring Nothing, Give Everything: An All New Season of "Naked and Afraid" Premieres February 23 on Discovery Channel
This season is one of unprecedented challenges as the first ever sibling pairs enter the challenge and put their family ties to the ultimate test.

[02/06/20 - 12:32 PM]
FOX Entertainment Orders All-New Music Guessing Game Series "I Can See Your Voice," Hosted by Ken Jeong
Based on the South Korean format from CJ ENM, the series will be produced by FOX Alternative Entertainment (FAE) and will premiere later this year on FOX.

[02/06/20 - 12:28 PM]
Emmy Award Winner Neil Meron to Produce Family Film Adaption of Broadway Musical 13
Tamra Davis will direct the Netflix film from a script by Robert Horn.

[02/06/20 - 11:04 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Examines the Evolution of Weaponry in "World of Weapons"
The 10-episode series launches Sunday, March 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/06/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "NightGowns with Sasha Velour" - Official Teaser - Quibi
Nothing feels more alive. Sasha Velour welcomes you to "NightGowns."

[02/06/20 - 10:30 AM]
Paramount Network Sets Recurring Cast for Upcoming Drama Series "Coyote"
Production on the first season is underway with the series scheduled to premiere on Paramount Network in Summer 2020.

[02/06/20 - 10:01 AM]
International Crime Drama "ZeroZeroZero" Premieres March 6 on Amazon Prime Video
The one-hour action crime drama is inspired by the book of the same title from best-selling author Roberto Saviano.

[02/06/20 - 09:58 AM]
Video: Trailer Premiere - Hulu's New Genre-Bending Teen Sci-Fi Drama "Utopia Falls"
Hundreds of years in the future, in the last living colony on earth, a city called New Babyl, twenty-four teenage candidates are chosen to take part in an annual musical competition known as The Exemplar.

[02/06/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Babies" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From first breath to first steps, this docuseries explores a decade of groundbreaking science that reveals the emotional and astounding story of a baby's first year of life.

[02/06/20 - 09:03 AM]
CBS Television Studios Announces New Five-Year Overall Deal with Jennie Snyder Urman and Her Sutton Street Productions
Since launching in 2018 Sutton Street has sold multiple projects across broadcast, cable and streaming including CBS, The CW, Netflix, HBO Max, CBS All Access, Quibi, Peacock and Lifetime.

[02/06/20 - 09:01 AM]
History(R) Gains Unprecedented Access to Skinwalker Ranch a Site of Unexplainable Paranormal Events in New Nonfiction Series "The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch" Premiering March 31 at 10PM ET/PT
Few have ever gained official access to Skinwalker Ranch, and none have ever been able to bring cameras onto the property for a television series, until now.

[02/06/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Vast of Night" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
In the twilight of the 1950s, on one fateful night in New Mexico, a young, winsome switchboard operator Fay (Sierra McCormick) and charismatic radio DJ Everett (Jake Horowitz) discover a strange audio frequency that could change their small town and the future forever.

[02/06/20 - 08:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "The Masked Singer" Top Demo Race
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[02/06/20 - 07:03 AM]
Video: "All the Bright Places" Starring Elle Fanning & Justice Smith - Official Trailer - Netflix
Dealing with the loss of her sister, introverted Violet Markey (Elle Fanning) rediscovers passion for living when she meets the eccentric and unpredictable Theodore Finch (Justice Smith).

[02/05/20 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 5
Updates include: Lindsey Morgan to star in The CW's "Walker, Texas Ranger" reboot series; O'Shea Jackson set as new lead in "Swagger" at Apple TV+; and Jordan Elsass, Alexander Garfin set as the kids in The CW's "Superman & Lois."

[02/05/20 - 04:38 PM]
Season 2 of the Epic Korean Original Series "Kingdom" Premieres on March 13
An epidemic turns Joseon into hell on earth amid the ravages left by the ever-growing greed of the Cho family.

[02/05/20 - 04:27 PM]
Vincent D'Onofrio, Jon Bernthal, Richard Thomas, Linda Emond and Emma Nelson Join All-Star Ensemble in Untitled Thriller Directed by Nora Fingscheidt
Released from prison after serving a sentence for a violent crime, Ruth Slater (Sandra Bullock) re-enters a society that refuses to forgive her past.

[02/05/20 - 04:00 PM]
David Schulner Signs Four-Year Overall Deal with Universal Television
Schulner will continue as executive producer/showrunner on NBC's hit drama series "New Amsterdam," which was recently renewed for three additional seasons.

[02/05/20 - 01:30 PM]
Comedy Series "Run" Debuts April 12, Exclusively on HBO
Merritt Wever and Domhnall Gleeson star in the romantic comedic thriller.

[02/05/20 - 01:28 PM]
Netflix Announces "Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis"
Premiering globally on March 3, Taylor talks about working on yourself, realistic relationship goals, and why your twenties are not actually "the best years of your life."

[02/05/20 - 01:27 PM]
"The 40-Year-Old Version" Acquired by Netflix
Nearing 40 and still struggling as a playwright, frustrated New Yorker Radha turns to a different kind of stage, awakening a rapper alter-ego named RadhaMUSprime.

[02/05/20 - 01:01 PM]
Warner Bros. Pictures Group and HBO Max Announce Warner Max, The Feature Film Production Arm for the New Streaming Service
With an initial target of eight to 10 mid-budget movies per year, the new joint venture will be overseen by HBO Max's Chief Content Officer Kevin Reilly and Chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group Toby Emmerich.

[02/05/20 - 01:00 PM]
HBO Sports(R) and Bat Bridge Entertainment Present Documentary "The Scheme," Debuting March 31, Exclusively on HBO
The feature-length presentation is directed by Pat Kondelis, whose 2017 account of the Baylor University basketball scandal "Disgraced" won the Sports Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary.

[02/05/20 - 11:23 AM]
Bravo's "Blind Date" Returns with New Episodes on February 19 at 11:30 PM ET/PT
The series returns with four new episodes airing back to back.

[02/05/20 - 11:12 AM]
"Judge Jerry" Renewed for Second Season in National Syndication
For the 2019-20 season, "Judge Jerry" premiered as the highest-rated court show in five years.

[02/05/20 - 10:18 AM]
OWN Announces Tyler Perry Drama "If Loving You Is Wrong" Premieres Its Fifth and Final Season Tuesday, March 10
The much-anticipated final season promises to be explosive and sexier than ever before while revealing some long-awaited answers to viewers' burning questions.

[02/05/20 - 09:36 AM]
Zach Gilford, Kate Siegel, Hamish Linklater, Annabeth Gish, Rahul Kohli, Henry Thomas, & Michael Trucco Will Star in "Midnight Mass"
Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy's new Netflix series is about an island community that experiences miracles and frightening omens when a mysterious priest arrives.

[02/05/20 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama "First Ladies" to Series Starring Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Winner Viola Davis as Michelle Obama
This series will peel back the curtain on the personal and political lives of these enigmatic women, with season one focusing on Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford and Michelle Obama.

[02/05/20 - 09:01 AM]
"Total Bellas" Returning Thursday, April 9 at 10PM ET/PT on E!
Season five features Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Daniel Bryan and Artem Chigventsev.

[02/05/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Blow the Man Down" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Grieving the loss of their mother and facing an uncertain future, Mary Beth & Priscilla Connolly cover up a gruesome run-in with a dangerous man.

[02/05/20 - 08:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, CBS Top Charts with State of the Union Address
The former's "Ellen's Game of Games" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[02/05/20 - 08:00 AM]
Final Slate of 92nd Oscars(R) Presenters Announced
Jane Fonda, Josh Gad, Tom Hanks, Oscar Isaac, Sandra Oh, Natalie Portman, Chris Rock and Taika Waititi will round out the list.

[02/05/20 - 07:58 AM]
Picking, Popping and Peeling -- The Newest TLC Series, "Save My Skin," Premieres February 20 at 11PM ET/PT
"At TLC, audiences absolutely love our unmatched stories of transformation, where we showcase some of the best doctors in their fields improving lives, inside and out," said Howard Lee, President and GM, TLC.

[02/05/20 - 07:44 AM]
Sanaa Lathan & Lior Raz Will Star in "Hit And Run," A New Action Thriller from Netflix
The series is about a happily married man whose life is turned upside down when his wife is killed in a mysterious hit and run accident.

[02/05/20 - 06:00 AM]
Rebecca Romijn and Rodney Peete Host the 2020 American Rescue Dog Show, February 16-17, on Hallmark Channel
This year's celebrity judges are pet rescue advocates Gabby Douglas, Kevin Frazier, Jennie Garth, Sandra Lee and Melissa Peterman.

[02/04/20 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 4
Updates include: Showtime pulls the plug on veteran drama "Ray Donovan"; Patrick Dempsey to star in CBS pilot "Ways & Means"; and Tom Hiddleston to topline "White Stork" at Netflix.

[02/04/20 - 01:03 PM]
"Bride & Prejudice: Forbidden Love" Moves to Lifetime for Season 2 Premiering February 26
Season one of "Bride & Prejudice" aired on Lifetime's sister network, FYI.

[02/04/20 - 12:31 PM]
HBO Max's Ballroom Voguing Competition Series "Legendary" Taps Jameela Jamil to MC and Judge Alongside Breakout Artist, Megan Thee Stallion
In this series highlighting modern day ball culture, divas battle on teams called "Houses" in fashion and dance challenges including vogueing for the chance to snatch the legendary trophy and win a cash prize.

[02/04/20 - 11:01 AM]
Two All-New Original Signature Mysteries Premiere This February on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Look for "Picture Perfect Mysteries: Dead over Diamonds" on Sunday, February 16 followed by "Riddled with Deceit: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery" on Sunday, February 23.







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[09/25/21 - 12:18 PM]
TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event - Hour Three Recap
Among the series featured in the final hour: "Emily in Paris," "The Crown," "The Umbrella Academy," "Colin in Black & White," "Ritmo Salvaje," "Rebelde," "Big Mouth," "Inside Job," "The Witcher," and "The Witcher: Blood Origin."

[09/25/21 - 11:24 AM]
TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event - Hour Two Recap
Among the series featured in the middle hour: "The Sandman," "Cobra Kai," "Arcane," "Hellbound," "My Name," "New World," "Vikings Valhalla," "The Chestnut Man," "Tiger King," "I Am Georgina," "Young, Famous & African," and "Cowboy Bebop."

[09/25/21 - 10:05 AM]
TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event - Hour One Recap
Among the series featured in the opening hour: "Stranger Things," "Money Heist," "Ozark," "jeen-yuhs," "Back to 15," "Maldivas," "Sex Education," "Dark Desire," "Finding Anamika," "Heeramandi," and "Bridgerton."

[09/25/21 - 06:00 AM]
Netflix Opens First Global Fan Event "TUDUM" with a Special Spotlight on Ambitious Anime Slate
Series highlights include the return of "Aggretsuko" and Ultraman" as well as the launch of "Super Crooks."

[09/24/21 - 02:41 PM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of October 4, October 11 and October 18
Newcomers to the streamer include "The Prison Breaker" and "Finding Andrea."

[09/24/21 - 01:00 PM]
New Hulu Original "Wild Crime," A Docuseries from ABC News, Chronicles Criminal Investigations Within the National Park System Through the Eyes of Its Special Agents and Rangers
The first installment of the series will debut exclusively on Hulu on Tuesday, September 28, with one episode dropping each night through Friday, October 1.

[09/24/21 - 12:34 PM]
discovery+ Announces Second Season of "Naked and Afraid of Love"
Each Sunday, a new episode drops culminating in the reunion hosted by "Naked and Afraid" veteran Jake Nodar on November 7.

[09/24/21 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Max Renews Comedy Series "The Other Two" for a Third Season
The 10-episode second season premiered on August 26, with the season finale dropping yesterday on HBO Max.

[09/24/21 - 11:30 AM]
Mo McRae, Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria Join the Season Two Cast of the Max Original Series "The Flight Attendant" as Series Regulars
Plus: Cheryl Hines, Jessie Ennis, Mae Martin, Margaret Cho, Santiago Cabrera and Shohreh Aghdashloo are joining the cast as recurring guest stars.

[09/24/21 - 11:15 AM]
NBC Orders Multi-Camera Comedy "Night Court" to Series
Melissa Rauch and John Larroquette star in the follow-up series, from writer Dan Rubin and director Pamela Fryman.

[09/24/21 - 09:45 AM]
FOX Entertainment Launches International Unscripted Format Fund to Identify Intellectual Property for Global Market
The fund will invest in and develop internationally originated unscripted program concepts ranging from reality-competition and variety series to dating and other genres for provincial networks and platforms.

[09/24/21 - 09:41 AM]
FX Announces Its New York Comic Con 2021 Lineup Featuring "Y: The Last Man" and "What We Do in the Shadows"
Featuring moderated Q&A panels with key cast and creatives, attendees will also be treated to special advance screening and freebies at each panel.

[09/24/21 - 09:38 AM]
Jeff Davis Reunites with MTV Entertainment Studios for "Teen Wolf" Original Movie Exclusively for Paramount+ as Part of New Overall Deal
Under the partnership, Davis will write and executive produce a "Teen Wolf" movie with talks underway with the original cast, an all-new series "Wolf Pack," and will serve as showrunner and director for the pilot of the previously-announced live-action reboot "├ćon Flux," for Paramount+.

[09/24/21 - 09:32 AM]
Todd Hoffman Returns to Discovery Determined to Hit the Motherlode in All-New Series "Hoffman Family Gold" (W/T)
The all-new series is set to debut early 2022 on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[09/24/21 - 09:01 AM]
Irreverent Kiwi Comedy "Good Grief" Streams Thursday, September 30 on Sundance Now
It will be followed by the North American broadcast premiere on IFC beginning October 4.