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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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[08/07/20 - 05:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Unveils Steve McQueen's Official "Mangrove" Trailer Timed to the 50th Anniversary of the Historic March on Portnall Road
"Mangrove" is one of five films featured in "Small Axe," the highly anticipated anthology series from the Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe-winning filmmaker.

[08/06/20 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Aggretsuko" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Retsuko's rage rises another octave when she finds herself moonlighting with an underground idol group to pay off her debts.

[08/06/20 - 03:10 PM]
Kwame Patterson and Arlen Escarpeta Join the Cast of OWN's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man," From Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney
Patterson and Escarpeta join returning series regulars Akili McDowell, Alana Arenas, Travis Coles and Cayden K. Williams for season two.

[08/06/20 - 01:15 PM]
Video: OWN and SeeHer Host Groundbreaking Conversation "Reflecting Black Women in 2020 and Beyond" August 6
Panelists include Paul Garnes, Dee Harris-Lawrence, Tina Lifford and Kym Whitley.

[08/06/20 - 12:36 PM]
Video: "The Proud Family" Cast and Creative Team Reunited for NAACP's Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival
The panel was moderated by Keke Palmer, who announced that she will be joining the cast of Disney+'s upcoming series "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder."

[08/06/20 - 12:08 PM]
Coming-of-Age Family Film "Desert Dolphin" Skates to Netflix
Prerna, a teenager growing up in rural India, comes of age when she's introduced to the sport of skateboarding.

[08/06/20 - 12:02 PM]
BYUtv Brings Back "All-Round Champion" for Season 2
The inspirational unscripted series, co-produced by BYUtv and marblemedia, assembles ten of North America's most decorated young winter athletes to compete in the ultimate winter sports competition.

[08/06/20 - 12:01 PM]
BYUtv Schedules Robust Slate of Fall Premieres
"Due to extensive planning and fortuitous circumstances, BYUtv is able to offer a full slate of premieres early in the fall despite this year's challenges," said Michael Dunn.

[08/06/20 - 11:59 AM]
HBO Sports to Premiere Documentary Film "Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth," Chronicling Craig Carton's Double Life and Downfall October 7
The film reveals how the radio host's secret insatiable gambling addiction, financed by an illicit ticket-broking business, brought his career to a sudden halt when he was arrested by FBI agents and charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and securities fraud.

[08/06/20 - 11:59 AM]
As the Clock Ticks Towards Winter, Seven Strangers Leave the Comforts of Home to Try and Build a Self-Sustaining Alaskan Community in Discovery Series "100 Days Wild"
Discovery's new series spotlights a new generation who leave their homes and every creature comfort behind as they set out to take on a vast expanse of Alaska.

[08/06/20 - 11:24 AM]
Amazon Studios Announces New First Look Deal with Grammy Award-Winning Artist Lizzo
"I'm so excited to partner with the amazing team at Amazon," said Lizzo. "Thank you to Jen Salke and the rest of the team for making this dream come true. I can't wait to get started and share my vision with the world."

[08/06/20 - 11:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights "A League of Their Own" Series from Sony Pictures Television
The new hour-long series comes from executive producers and co-creators Abbi Jacobson, who also stars, and Will Graham.

[08/06/20 - 10:33 AM]
Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn and Her Dog Lucy Host New Unscripted Series "The Pack" For Amazon Prime Video
Filmed earlier this year, the series will premiere later in 2020 on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories.

[08/06/20 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Limited Series "The Undoing" Debuts October 25
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star in the project, which was originally set to premiere back in May.

[08/06/20 - 09:31 AM]
Josh Gates to Host Special Shark-Themed Episodes of Hit Virtual Talk-Show "Josh Gates Tonight" During Shark Week 2020 on Discovery Channel
Look for five nights of special shark-themed episodes airing Sunday, August 9 - Thursday, August 13.