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[04/20/20 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 20
Updates include: ABC mulls "quarantine-themed spin-off" of "The Bachelorette"; Natasha Rothwell to lead Comedy Central's "Malltown" pilot; and Dwayne Johnson, Issa Rae team for "TRE CNT" at HBO.

[04/20/20 - 01:40 PM]
"The Last Dance" Series Premiere Episodes Are the Most-Viewed ESPN Documentary Content Ever, Averaging 6.1 Million Viewers
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/20/20 - 12:47 PM]
"Deadliest Catch" and Spin-Off Series "Deadliest Catch: Bloodline" Reel in Top Ratings for Discovery
Discovery further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 14.

[04/20/20 - 12:24 PM]
Freshman Series Premiere of "Celebrity IOU" Breaks HGTV Record for Highest Live Plus Three-Day Lift Among P25-54 and W25-54
HGTV further spins the numbers for Monday, April 13.

[04/20/20 - 12:16 PM]
Josh Gates Hosts Special Earth Day Episode of Brand-New Virtual Late-Night Talk Show "Josh Gates Tonight," Airing Wednesday, April 22 on Discovery Channel
Gates is still exploring the world while staying Safer at Home and he's bringing viewers along for the journey.

[04/20/20 - 11:31 AM]
ABC Slots "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Marathon for Wednesday, April 29
All three episodes to date of the Jimmy Kimmel-hosted revival will encore back-to-back in anticipation of its move to Thursday nights at 8:00/7:00c on April 30.

[04/20/20 - 11:30 AM]
"American Idol" Comes to America for the Very First Time Remotely, with the Top 20 Performing for a Spot in the Top 10, Sunday, April 26, on ABC
For the first time ever, "American Idol" reaches audiences in an all-new way, as judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, host Ryan Seacrest, in-house mentor Bobby Bones and the Top 20 contestants participate from different locations.

[04/20/20 - 10:30 AM]
VH1 Adds New Series "To Catch a Beautician" to Its Blockbuster Monday Night Line-Up
Tamar Braxton hosts the series, which premieres with back-to-back episodes on May 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/20/20 - 10:29 AM]
HBO Celebrates New Series "We're Here" with Digital Viewing Party and Free Premiere on YouTube
The premiere episode will also be made available for free to all via the YouTube Premieres platform and by participating affiliates, marking the first time that HBO has made content available for free at the same time as its debut.

[04/20/20 - 09:01 AM]
Travel Channel Airs a Special "Portals to Hell" Watch Party with Jack, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne
The special one-hour "Portals to Hell - Watching with the Osbournes" event will air on Thursday, April 30 at 8:00/7:00c, ahead of an all-new episode of the series at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/20/20 - 09:00 AM]
TLC Brings Love to Late Night With All-New Series, "Find Love Live," Premiering Sunday, May 10 at 11PM ET/PT
The innovative new series seeks to help singles find their future partner from the comfort and safety of their couch.

[04/20/20 - 08:59 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Holds Off Demo Competition
ABC wins the evening among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[04/20/20 - 08:49 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "One World: Together at Home" Delivers More Than 14.6 Million Viewers
ABC, CBS and NBC's collective telecast tops the night in all categories.

[04/20/20 - 08:45 AM]
HGTV's Mother's Day "Mom-a-Thon" Spotlights Mom-led Series and the Self-Shot Special "Renovate Like a Mother"
In the special, fans get an intimate look into Mina and Jasmine's lives at home as they prepare for their new additions.

[04/20/20 - 08:01 AM]
History(R) Announces "History at Home" Providing Free History Lessons for Families Available Across Network's Social Media Platforms Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
These brief history lessons will deliver fun, educational content formatted in a way that will teach, inspire and motivate children during this time of uncertainty.

[04/20/20 - 07:03 AM]
Video: "Hollywood" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new limited series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood as they try to make it in Tinseltown - no matter the cost.

[04/20/20 - 06:02 AM]
Video: "The Lovebirds" - Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani - Official Trailer - Netflix
A couple (Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery.

[04/20/20 - 05:31 AM]
Reelz Adds New Original Programming for May 2020 with Specials and a Returning Original Series
Fresh installments of "Behind Closed Doors," "Friends Speak" and "Breaking the Band" are all on tap.

[04/18/20 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Top Demos for ABC
The Alphabet's second runs of "Shark Tank" and "20/20" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/17/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 17
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Party of Five" reboot series; Amazon to bring "The Star Chamber" to the small screen; and Netflix delays production on "Sex Education."

[04/17/20 - 06:31 PM]
CBS Announces a New One-Hour Special Featuring Viral Home Video Moments Created During Social Distancing and Sheltering in Place, to Be Broadcast in May
Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, the special will feature the full spectrum of the best videos during our country's collective experience together - from the humorous to the heartwarming to the most inspirational.

[04/17/20 - 02:18 PM]
NBC Adds Last Minute "Blacklist" Repeat Featuring the Late Brian Dennehy to Tonight's Lineup
It'll replace the previously announced encore at 9:00/8:00c, following an original episode at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/17/20 - 02:02 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights Dog Grooming Competition Series "Hot Dog" (wt) from Jax Media
The 12-episode, half-hour series features three dog groomers facing off in a full head-to-tail creative competition showcasing canine breeds of all kinds.

[04/17/20 - 01:37 PM]
Desus and Mero Make MTV2 Homecoming - Network to Air Fan Favorite Episodes of Showtime Series "Desus & Mero" Starting Sunday, April 19 at 11 PM ET/PT
Each Sunday, two episodes of the late-night series will air back-to-back without commercial breaks and fully uncensored.

[04/17/20 - 12:00 PM]
"The Graham Norton Show" Returns Tonight on BBC America with New Episodes from Home
Graham Norton said of the show, "We can't wait to be back on Friday nights bringing a little bit of lightness during this strange time."

[04/17/20 - 11:49 AM]
Anthony Anderson Joins Kelly Rowland, Terrence J, and Regina Hall as Host of "Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort" Special Set to Air on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 8 PM EDT
Tiffany Haddish, Idris Elba, Ciara, Don Cheadle, Mike Epps, Deon Cole, Angela Rye, Dr. Rheeda Walker, Charlamagne Tha God, Symone D. Sanders, DJ Khaled and Chance The Rapper are among those slated to appear.

[04/17/20 - 10:15 AM]
Oxygen's "Accident, Suicide or Murder" Returns for Season Two Saturday, May 9 at 6PM ET/PT
Each hour-long episode takes a deep dive into suspicious deaths that were initially suspected as accidents, suicides or murders.

[04/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
Drama Series "Trackers" Debuts June 5, Exclusively on Cinemax
An adaptation of internationally acclaimed author Deon Meyer's crime novel, the series stars James Alexander, Rolanda Marais, Ed Stoppard, Sandi Schultz, Brendon Daniels, Trix Vivier, Thapelo Mokoena, and Sisanda Henna.

[04/17/20 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Disney Family Singalong" Delivers Big for ABC
The Alphabet's special draws over 10.3 million viewers and a 2.6 rating among adults 18-49.

[04/17/20 - 07:18 AM]
OWN Premieres Two-Episode Special of "OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN The Conversation" April 18 and 21
Produced by OZY for OWN, Emmy-winning journalist and OZY CEO Carlos Watson talks with special guests and real women covering topics related to COVID-19 including health, finances, parenting, relationships, and faith.

[04/16/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 16
Updates include: Stellan Skarsgard, Kyle Soller to board Disney+'s Cassian Andor series; Annie Ilonzeh to exit NBC's "Chicago Fire"; and "The Madonnas of Echo Park" finds new home at Starz.

[04/16/20 - 06:07 PM]
"Bosch" Season 6 Is Streaming Now on Prime Video
The new season drops in advance of its previously announced April 17 premiere.

[04/16/20 - 05:51 PM]
Video: "Artemis Fowl" - Streaming Exclusively June 12 - Disney+
Disney confirms the feature film will now debut on its streaming service.

[04/16/20 - 02:53 PM]
"Born Wild: The Next Generation," Hosted by ABC News' Robin Roberts, Makes Broadcast Network Debut on Saturday, April 25
The one-hour special premieres on National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo Wild this Wednesday, April 22.

[04/16/20 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Max Orders Three New Series from Bad Robot
The projects include a major series based on DC characters in the "Justice League Dark" Universe, details to be revealed soon.

[04/16/20 - 01:35 PM]
TLC's "90 Day Fiance" Franchise Kicks Off Summer with a Brand New Season of "The Other Way"
The sophomore series flips the script on the original show: here, the American is the one giving up everything and moving across the globe to be with the person they love.

[04/16/20 - 11:00 AM]
FOX Entertainment and Caffeine to Partner on Live Sunday Night "Animation Domination"-Branded Series the "AniDom Beyond Show," Hosted by Andy Richter
The hour-long program will feature episode re-caps and interviews with guests, including creators, producers, writers and casts of FOX's animated series.

[04/16/20 - 10:00 AM]
Drama Series "Perry Mason" Debuts June 21
The HBO project stars Matthew Rhys, John Lithgow, Tatiana Maslany, Juliet Rylance, Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham, Stephen Root, Gayle Rankin, Nate Corddry, Veronica Falcon, Jefferson Mays, Lili Taylor, Andrew Howard, Eric Lange, and Robert Patrick.

[04/16/20 - 09:38 AM]
Quibi Announces Animated Adult Comedy Series "Doomlands"
In the animated series, the infamous Danny Doom and aspiring bartender Lhandi sling beers across a hellish wasteland in their mobile subterranean pub: The Oasis.

[04/16/20 - 09:22 AM]
Emmy-Nominated Host David Feherty Launches "Feherty Up Close (From a Distance)," Featuring Short-Form Interviews with Sports & Entertainment Guests
Featuring brief, topical interviews with sports and entertainment guests joining David Feherty remotely via video conference, episodes are now available for fans to watch on Golf Channel's YouTube page.

[04/16/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Dummy" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The Anna Kendrick-led comedy bows this Monday, April 20.

[04/16/20 - 09:01 AM]
HGTV Opens Casting for Groundbreaking Self-Shot Home Makeover Series "Design at Your Door"
"We're spending a lot of time at home and all around us are those 'to-do's' that we can no longer ignore," said Jane Latman, president, HGTV.

[04/16/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Good Fight" Cast and Crew Virtually Come Together for a Special Message About Season Four
Christine Baranski, Audra McDonald and more detail why the series is taking a short, week-long break next week between episodes two and three.

[04/16/20 - 08:59 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Announces Feature Project with Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Imagine Documentaries on Renowned Chef and Humanitarian Jose Andres
The upcoming documentary will chronicle the globally renowned chef and humanitarian and his legendary nonprofit, World Central Kitchen, as they rebuild nations in the wake of disaster, providing healthy food to those affected.

[04/16/20 - 08:16 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Tops Adults 18-49 for FOX
The network holds off the competition in the key demographic while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[04/16/20 - 07:11 AM]
Video: "Iron Sharpens Iron" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The series, from executive producer Cam Newton, drops this Monday, April 20.

[04/16/20 - 07:04 AM]
Justice Never Dies in the Shocking New HLN Original Series, "The Killer Truth", Debuting Sunday, April 26
Ahead of the linear premiere on Friday, April 17, one episode, "Terror in the Taxi", will be available on demand to subscribers via cable/satellite systems.

[04/15/20 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 15
Updates include: Enver Gjokaj to visit "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD"; Amazon Studios lands rights to podcast "The Left Right Game"; and Anthony Michael Hall to recur on NBC's "The Blacklist."

[04/15/20 - 08:04 PM]
Video: Peacock Releases Teasers for Nine Upcoming Originals
The streaming service drops first looks of "Saved by the Bell," "Brave New World," "Psych 2," "Punky Brewster," "AP Bio," "The Capture," "Madagascar: A Little Wild," "Intelligence" and "Angelyne."

[04/15/20 - 02:49 PM]
This Summer, Follow One Woman's Mission to Motherhood, as a Whole New Kind of Reality Show Is Born, on the New Dating Series with a Twist "Labor of Love," Premiering Thursday, May 21, on FOX
The series is hosted by Kristin Davis and produced by Propagate Content and Full Picture.







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[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 - 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.

[08/06/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Hoops" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The original animated comedy series starring Jake Johnson premieres August 21.

[08/06/20 - 09:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces Reorganization of Television and Streaming Businesses
As part of the reorganization, Paul Telegdy, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, is leaving the company.

[08/06/20 - 08:38 AM]
Stars of HGTV Mega Hit "Renovation Island" Share How They Started and Built a Successful Business in New Series "Renovation, Inc."
More than 18.5 million HGTV fans have tuned in to watch home renovation experts Bryan and Sarah Baeumler in the breakout hit series "Renovation Island" where their family embarked on an epic adventure to restore a massive, rundown beachfront resort in The Bahamas.