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[04/13/20 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 13
Updates include: ABC opens writers' room for anthology series "Women of the Movement," with the first season centered on Mamie Till.

[04/13/20 - 05:01 PM]
Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Alan Menken, Elle Fanning, Josh Groban, Darren Criss, Tori Kelly and Marcus Scribner Join Lineup for "The Disney Family Singalong," Thursday, April 16, on ABC
Previously announced celebrity guests include Christina Aguilera, Erin Andrews, Bobby Bones, Michael Bublé, Kristin Chenoweth, Auli'i Cravalho, Luke Evans, Jordan Fisher, Josh Gad, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Little Big Town, Donny Osmond, Thomas Rhett, Amber Riley, John Stamos, and many more.

[04/13/20 - 03:06 PM]
Video: YouTube Originals Debuts Official Trailer for "Dude Perfect: Backstage Pass," A New Documentary Revealing Dude Perfect's Incredible Rise to Fame
The documentary will be available to stream for free beginning May 11, only on YouTube.

[04/13/20 - 01:11 PM]
"Hannah Gadsby: Douglas" Premieres Globally on Netflix May 26, 2020
Having given herself her very own tough act to follow, she named her difficult second album after her eldest dog and took it for a walk across the planet, finishing up in Los Angeles and recording her second Netflix comedy special.

[04/13/20 - 01:09 PM]
Lifetime's "The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel" Debuts as Highest Rated Original Movie of the Year on All of Television with 2.7 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, April 11.

[04/13/20 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Hit Drama Series "9-1-1" and "9-1-1: Lone Star" for the Upcoming 2020-2021 Television Season
The series renewals allow "9-1-1" to enter its fourth season and "9-1-1 Lone Star" to return for a second season.

[04/13/20 - 12:01 PM]
USA Network Announces Two-Episode Premiere for "Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story" on June 2 at 9PM ET
Subsequent episodes of the eight-part series will air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/13/20 - 11:25 AM]
Netflix Strikes First-Look Deal with Comic Book and Graphic Novel Publisher BOOM! Studios
The two are already partnering on the upcoming feature film "The Unsound" directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the graphic novel by Cullen Bunn and Jack T. Cole.

[04/13/20 - 11:06 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Uncovers the Illicit Affairs and Secret Scandals Hidden in the "Private Lives of the Monarchs"
The series returns Monday, May 18 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[04/13/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC to Present Coverage of All Three Days of the NFL Draft for the Second Straight Year, Thursday-Saturday, April 23-25
ESPN and NFL Network will combine to offer a singular presentation across both networks, while ABC will present its own distinctive, prime-time telecasts for Rounds 1-3, in addition to simulcasting the ESPN and NFL Network telecast of Rounds 4-7.

[04/13/20 - 10:14 AM]
Video: "Circus of Books" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Executive produced by Ryan Murphy, the film is the debut documentary from artist Rachel Mason.

[04/13/20 - 09:34 AM]
Quibi Announces Development of "Good Boys and True" Executive Produced by "Riverdale's" Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Based on Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's play which explores the dark side of privilege, the project follows six people drawn together by a disturbing videotape that surfaces on the campus of the elite preparatory academy St. Joe's School for Boys in the fall of 1988.

[04/13/20 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Announces "Survivor" Finale & "The Amazing Race" Premiere Dates
The current season of "Survivor" will wrap on May 13 while "The Amazing Race" returns the following Wednesday, May 20.

[04/13/20 - 09:23 AM]
National Geographic Announces Memorial Day Premiere for Limited Series "Barkskins" with Back-to-Back Episodes Over Four Weeks Beginning Monday, May 25, at 9/8c
The eight-part limited series, created by Elwood Reid and based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Annie Proulx, transports viewers to the wild frontier of the late 17th century.

[04/13/20 - 09:11 AM]
Video: "Dangerous Lies" Starring Camila Mendes - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a wealthy elderly man dies and unexpectedly leaves his estate to his new caregiver, she's drawn into a web of deception and murder.

[04/13/20 - 09:09 AM]
"Jimmy O. Yang: Good Deal" Premieres Friday, May 8, Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
Performed live at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, the special covers Jimmy's hilarious interactions with immigrant parents, his thoughts on Matt Damon, and whether ghosts will haunt one-bedroom apartments.

[04/13/20 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Remain on Top in Demos
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while the most-watched broadcaster is CBS.

[04/12/20 - 06:16 PM]
Netflix Introduces New Original Series "All of Us Are Dead," Based on Popular Korean Webtoon
The project is about a group of high school students who are faced with an extreme crisis situation when they become trapped in their school, while a zombie virus spreads like a wildfire.

[04/12/20 - 10:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Gets Boost from "Saturday Night Live at Home"
The network is the top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/11/20 - 09:15 AM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Planet Earth with Specials Featuring Zac Efron, Forrest Galante, and Josh Gates on April 22
Highlights include "The Story of Plastic," a sweeping look at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution and the worldwide effect it has on the health of our planet and the people who inhabit it

[04/11/20 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank"
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the evening's most-watched broadcaster.

[04/10/20 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 10
Updates include: WarnerMedia confirms "Friends" reunion special won't be ready for HBO Max launch; and Annabel Oakes to spearhead "Grease: Rydell High," also at HBO Max.

[04/10/20 - 03:41 PM]
Animal Planet Delivers Bronx Zoo Tiger & COVID-19 Update in an Extended Episode of "The Zoo" on Saturday, April 11
On April 5, the Bronx Zoo and USDA announced that three veterinary labs confirmed that Nadia, a four-year-old Malayan tiger, tested positive for COVID-19.

[04/10/20 - 02:43 PM]
BET Joins Forces with Bishop T.D. Jakes & The Potter's House to Bring Easter Service to Families Around the World
"The Light, An Easter Production" airs this Sunday, April 12 at 10 AM ET/PT commercial-free on BET.

[04/10/20 - 12:06 PM]
AMC Launches Weekly Series "Friday Night In with The Morgans" Hosted by Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton Morgan Premiering April 17 at 10:00PM ET/9C
Christian Serratos, Sarah Wayne Callies, Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton, Dr. Sharagim Kemp, Jensen Ackles and Danneel Ackles are among the upcoming guests.

[04/10/20 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Celebrates "Insecure" Season Four with Virtual Block Party on Premiere Night
Starting this Sunday at 8:00/7:00c, the four-part lineup will feature a Q&A with Issa Rae and the cast on her Instagram Live, an Instagram Live DJ set with Zaytoven, and a live Twitter watch party hosted by Rae.

[04/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
Be Our Guest for an Unforgettable Night of Music on "The Disney Family Singalong," Thursday, April 16, at 8:00 p.m. on ABC
The nationwide singalong event will feature celebrities with their families as they take on their favorite Disney tunes from their homes.

[04/10/20 - 09:08 AM]
Video: "Let's Roll with Tony Greenhand" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The (joint) artist is present in the streaming service's new entry, premiering Monday, April 13.

[04/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
VH1 Launches Event Series "RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race" Premiering Friday, April 24th at 9:30pm ET/PT
During this four-part event series, the audience must tune-in to find out which film, music, television, and comedy stars will be featured in the competition.

[04/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Dead to Me" - Season 2 Teaser & Date Announcement - Netflix
The series returns Friday, May 8 on the streaming service.

[04/10/20 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's Anatomy" Finale Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/10/20 - 08:14 AM]
"Amy Schumer Learns to Cook" to Premiere on Food Network - A New Self-Shot Series with Chef and Husband Chris Fischer
The series, which will be entirely self-shot on location, will give a behind-the-scenes look at their life during these unprecedented times.

[04/10/20 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Reno 911" - 4.10 Zoom Morning Briefing - Quibi
New episodes of "Reno 911" are officially coming to Quibi on May 4.

[04/10/20 - 07:05 AM]
Science Channel Investigates the Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Masada in All-New Special
"Dead Sea Scrolls: The Doomsday Prophecy" premieres this Sunday, April 12 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[04/10/20 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Elba vs. Block" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Idris Elba and Ken Block are going head to head in a hilarious, action packed rivalry as they pit cars against each other through increasingly outrageous stunts to prove whose car, and which driver, is the best.

[04/10/20 - 06:02 AM]
"Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill" Premieres Globally on Netflix May 5, 2020
The special features a spectacular arrival to the Beacon Theatre in New York City, and showcases Seinfeld's sharp angles on everyday life, uncovering comedy in the commonplace.

[04/10/20 - 05:19 AM]
Video: "Too Hot to Handle" - Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The streaming service's latest reality entry puts to the test whether these hot singletons can find emotional connection without the sex.

[04/09/20 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 9
Updates include: CBS Access eyes TV series based on Alena Dillon's novel "Mercy House," from Corinne Brinkerhoff and Amy Schumer.

[04/09/20 - 02:01 PM]
"The Tiger King and I" - A "Tiger King" After Show Hosted by Joel McHale and Featuring Brand New Interviews - Will Premiere April 12
John Reinke, Joshua Dial, John Finlay, Saff, Erik Cowie, Rick Kirkman, and Jeff and Lauren Lowe are among those featured.

[04/09/20 - 01:35 PM]
Science Channel Celebrates Hubble Space Telescope's Landmark 30th Anniversary with All-New Special Featuring Stories from Leading Figures in Space
"Hubble: Thirty Years of Discovery," a two-hour special, premieres Sunday, April 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/09/20 - 11:43 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Air Remotely Produced New Content on Saturday, April 11
Show elements will include "Weekend Update" and other original content from "SNL" cast members.

[04/09/20 - 11:12 AM]
When Are My CW Faves Back with New Episodes? (Revised)
"Supergirl" will now return on May 3 instead of the previously announced April 26.

[04/09/20 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Inks Deal with Scooter Braun's SB Projects for "The Beatbuds" Animated Preschool Series
Written by Evan Sinclair, the 10 episode short-form series will begin production this summer and premiere on Nickelodeon's preschool platforms in 2021.

[04/09/20 - 10:56 AM]
Video: "Fight Like a Girl" - Official Trailer - Quibi
There's a WWE superstar in all of us.

[04/09/20 - 10:01 AM]
truTV's "Tirdy Works" Premieres Tuesday, May 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
The half-hour series set in a small rural town with four paved roads and a booming moose turd business.

[04/09/20 - 10:00 AM]
"Betty" Debuts May 1 - Based on Crystal Moselle's Critically Acclaimed Feature "Skate Kitchen"
The HBO comedy features Dede Lovelace, Moonbear, Nina Moran, Ajani Russell, and Rachelle Vinberg, who all starred in the original film.

[04/09/20 - 09:15 AM]
ABC to Shift "Station 19" to Later Time Period Beginning April 16
Beginning next Thursday, look for "Station 19" at 9:00/8:00c leading into "How to Get Away with Murder"; while the 8:00/7:00c hour remains to be announced.

[04/09/20 - 09:00 AM]
Fuse Media Unveils Line-Up of Music Culture-Focused Content to Engage and Empower Its Young, Multicultural Audience
Returning series include "Made From Scratch," "Sugar and Toys" and "That White People Shit."

[04/09/20 - 08:27 AM]
Video: "The Half of It" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film, from writer/director Alice Wu, premieres Friday, May 1.

[04/09/20 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Masked Singer" Hold Off ABC, "Modern Family" Finale
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster overall.







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[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
NBC Set Premiere Dates for Its Two Upcoming Comedies "Young Rock" and "Kenan"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, February 16 in place of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," which will return in the spring.

[01/15/21 - 12:50 PM]
BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021
Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.

[01/15/21 - 12:12 PM]
Video: "A Closer Look with Brian McKnight" - Official Trailer - ALLBLK
The show's latest installment bows Thursday, January 21 on the streaming service.

[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19
At 8:00 p.m. EST ABC News presents a primetime program, "The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. - An ABC News Special," that will provide reporting on and analysis of the historic moments from the day.

[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
Discovery Documents the Cutting-Edge Science Behind Creating a Vaccine to Conquer COVID-19
"The Vaccine: Conquering Covid" premiering Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM PT/ET on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Partners with Renowned Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Bring Three of His Bestselling Books to Life Onscreen
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America," "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You," and "Antiracist Baby" are the featured projects.

[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
"Selena: The Series" Captivates Fans Ahead of Anticipated Finale on May 14
25 million households around the world sang "Como la flor" along with part one in the first four weeks after it premiered in December.

[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
"Crikey! It's the Irwins" Returns with a New Season of Reopenings, Rescues, Newborn Wildlife and Exciting News About the Future Generation of the Irwin Family on Discovery+ Feb. 7
A sneak peek of the premiere episode will air on Animal Planet directly out of "Puppy Bowl XVII" on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 5 PM ET/PT.

[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2021" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Feb. 3 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can watch and vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercial from the past 20 years at https://www.cbs.com/SBGC.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns February 14
The series has received a staggering 20 Emmys(R) since its premiere in 2014.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Season One of "Flack" Available Now
All six episodes of the first season will premiere on Prime Video January 22 while season two will premiere at a later date in 2021.

[01/15/21 - 09:07 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Guest Stars for Season Four of "No Activity"
Louie Anderson, Kevin Bacon, Jillian Bell, D'Arcy Carden, Rob Delaney, Elle Fanning, Will Forte, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Udo Kier, Lamorne Morris, Oscar Nuñez, Hannah Simone, June Squibb and Samara Weaving are all on tap.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
"Drawn to Change" Featuring 12-Year-Old Activist Yolanda Renee King, Premieres Jan. 16 in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The episode highlights her goals to continue with her grandfather's legacy, as well as her work in activism and climate change.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Unveils Out of This World Trailer for Season Two of Epic Space Drama "For All Mankind"
The first episode of the 10-episode second season will debut globally on Friday, February 19, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday, exclusively on Apple TV+.