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[05/08/20 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 8
Updates include: Temuera Morrison tapped for "The Mandalorian" season two; Hilary Duff eyed for spin-off of TV Land's "Younger"; and Eric Lange cast in AMC's "61st Street."

[05/08/20 - 04:03 PM]
Season Two of "Bulletproof" to Now Premiere Wednesday, June 10 on The CW
Initially, the new season was slated to premiere Wednesday, June 17.

[05/08/20 - 11:06 AM]
Jeremy Wade Explores World's Most Astounding Underwater Mysteries in All-New Discovery Channel Series, "Mysteries of the Deep" Premiering May 27 on Discovery Channel
The series was previously scheduled to roll out Thursday, April 2 on sibling Science Channel.

[05/08/20 - 11:03 AM]
Kenan Thompson, Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish and Byron Allen to Co-Host Two-Hour "Feeding America Comedy Festival" on NBC
Will Smith, Will Ferrell, Wanda Sykes, Stephen Colbert and Colin Quinn are among the latest additions.

[05/08/20 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Animated Series "Santa Inc." Starring Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen from Lionsgate
The eight episode, half-hour series will be written by showrunner Alexandra Rushfield and will be produced by Rogen's Point Grey Pictures as part of their multiplatform partnership with Lionsgate.

[05/08/20 - 10:48 AM]
Investigation Discovery Zooms Network Stars to Your Living Room for the First Ever Virtual Engagement Event "IDCon: Home Together"
In lieu of an attendance fee, ID is encouraging donations to nonprofit organizations that we support at the channel, including: the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, National Network to End Domestic Violence, and One Love.

[05/08/20 - 10:15 AM]
Video: "Selling Sunset" - Season 2 Official Trailer - Netflix
The top real estate brokers at The Oppenheim Group are back and this season, the ladies deal with even more mind-blowing mansions, shocking new romances, and explosive truths that will change their lives, relationships and careers forever.

[05/08/20 - 10:04 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights Season Two of "Upload" from the Emmy Award-Winning Creator Greg Daniels
Season two will exclusively stream on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

[05/08/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The 100" Season Premiere Trailer
The show's final season kicks off Wednesday, May 20.

[05/08/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Orders New Dramas "Clarice," "The Equalizer" and New Comedy "B Positive" to Series for the 2020-2021 Broadcast Season
Additional new series for the 2020-2021 season will be announced at a later date.

[05/08/20 - 10:00 AM]
ABC to Broadcast "AFV@Home," A One-Hour Special Presenting All-New LOL Moments from Viewers' Homes, Sunday, May 17, Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro
"America's Funniest Home Videos" will resume the remainder of season 30 the following week at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/08/20 - 09:11 AM]
VH1 Ru-veals Queens Competing in New Season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Premiering Friday, June 5th at 8PM ET/PT
Due to the impact of COVID-19 that resulted in various scheduling and programming adjustments, "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars," initially slated to air on Showtime, will now premiere on VH1.

[05/08/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "The Baby-Sitters Club" Official Teaser - Netflix Futures
Every generation has a calling - and on July 3, Netflix answers yours with a brand new series based on the best-selling book series by the same name.

[05/08/20 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" Tops Demo Race for ABC
The Alphabet holds off the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS remains the most-watched network.

[05/08/20 - 07:34 AM]
CBS News Journalists Granted Extraordinary Access Inside a Major New York City Hospital Battling COVID-19 in "Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line," A One-Hour Primetime Special to Be Presented May 15 at 9:00 PM, ET/PT
Montefiore Medical Center's Moses Campus was bursting with nearly 700 patients, 80% of whom were diagnosed with COVID-19.

[05/08/20 - 07:14 AM]
HBO's New Half-Hour Series "I May Destroy You," Executive Produced, Written by and Starring Michaela Coel, Debuts Sunday, June 7
The comedy is a fearless, frank and provocative series that explores the question of sexual consent in contemporary life and how, in the new landscape of dating and relationships, we make the distinction between liberation and exploitation.

[05/08/20 - 05:47 AM]
Ten-Time Grammy(R) Award-Winning Artist Taylor Swift Returns to ABC with Exclusive Concert Special
"Taylor Swift City of Lover Concert" airs Sunday, May 17 immediately following the season finale of "American Idol."

[05/08/20 - 03:14 AM]
Video: Netflix Drops Trailer of Its Horror-Thriller Series "Betaal" Releasing on May 24, 2020
Renowned horror studio Blumhouse Television, SK Global Entertainment and Red Chillies Entertainment come together to present this horror-thriller series.

[05/07/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 7
Updates include: History cancels "Knightfall," "Project Blue Book"; USA in "real conversations" for "White Collar" revival; and Disney+ mulls small screen take on "National Treasure."

[05/07/20 - 06:18 PM]
FOX Sports 2020 NFL Schedule Packed with Star Power
Overall, FOX televises more NFL football than any other network with a minimum of 109 regular-season matchups.

[05/07/20 - 05:08 PM]
"Monday Night Football's" Strong Schedule in 2020 Features Raiders' Las Vegas Opener on ESPN and ABC, an MVP Matchup in Chiefs-Ravens, and High-Profile Seahawks-Eagles and Bills-49ers Clashes
The 51st season will kick off on ESPN with a doubleheader Monday, September 14 - Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New York Giants (7:15 p.m. ET) and Tennessee Titans vs. Denver Broncos (10:10 p.m. / 8:10 p.m. MT).

[05/07/20 - 05:06 PM]
Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes & Chiefs Host Deshaun Watson & Texans on NBC to Kick Off 2020 NFL Season; L.A. Rams Open SoFi Stadium vs. Dallas Cowboys in Season Opener of "Sunday Night Football"
America's No. 1 primetime television show for an unprecedented nine consecutive years gets "Back to Football," broadcasting 19 NFL games during the 2020 regular season, as well as three postseason and two preseason games.

[05/07/20 - 05:05 PM]
CBS Sports 2020 NFL Schedule Highlighted by Broadcast of Super Bowl LV
The CBS schedule features nine appearances each by the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers, 10 appearances each by the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens, and 11 by the Houston Texans.

[05/07/20 - 01:22 PM]
Peacock to Launch on Microsoft's Xbox Devices
When it launches in July, Peacock will be available for Xbox users to download through the Microsoft Store.

[05/07/20 - 01:07 PM]
Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, OneRepublic, Milo Ventimiglia, Bryan Cranston, Ray Romano, James Taylor and Meghan Trainor Join Lineup for Sixth Annual "Red Nose Day Special" on NBC
Jim Gaffigan, Ellie Goulding, Tony Hale, Noah Jupe, Mario Lopez, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, Lilly Singh, Sam Smith, and Adrienne Warren are also on tap.

[05/07/20 - 12:59 PM]
Smithsonian Channel Partners with the Department of Defense to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe with "Victory in Europe 75th Anniversary"
The special premieres this Friday, May 8 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[05/07/20 - 11:37 AM]
The CW Network Set to Air Original Special "Penn & Teller: Try This at Home"
Filmed entirely at the homes of Penn & Teller and their friends around the world, the special showcases new magic Penn & Teller and their magician friends have developed at home and teaches viewers how to do an array of tricks themselves.

[05/07/20 - 11:36 AM]
Video: "Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything" - Official Trailer - Netflix Standup Comedy Special
Like the ancient grains of Babylon, Patton provides a healthy dose of witticism in his newest Netflix comedy special, streaming May 19.

[05/07/20 - 11:16 AM]
On May 21, National Geographic Pays Tribute to the 75th Anniversary of the Victory in Europe with a Full Day of Programming, Including Two Powerful Primetime Specials, Featuring Stories from the Front
Beginning at 8:00/7:00c, "WWII in Europe: Voices from the Front," narrated by ABC News' Bob Woodruff, offers viewers a chance to hear from some of the last remaining voices of a war that forever changed the world.

[05/07/20 - 11:04 AM]
Crackle Announces Launch of Timely Romantic Comedy "Cooped Up"
Starring Charles Cottier as a bitter semi-professional wrestler who must live in quarantine after coming into contact with a potentially fatal coronavirus, the film is directed and produced by Kane Guglielmi.

[05/07/20 - 11:03 AM]
Kane Brown, Doja Cat and Season 18 Mega Mentor James Taylor Are Set to Perform on "The Voice" Airing Monday, May 11 on NBC
On the live Top 9 results show, the top vote-getter from each team will automatically earn a spot to compete in the finale.

[05/07/20 - 11:01 AM]
Charlize Theron Kicks Ass as the Leader of a Team of Immortal Mercenaries in "The Old Guard," Coming July 10 on Netflix
The upcoming film is based on Greg Rucka's graphic novel.

[05/07/20 - 11:00 AM]
Freeform Orders "Love in the Time of Corona" Limited Comedy Series from Joanna Johnson and Anonymous Content
This four-part romantic comedy series is a funny and hopeful look at the search for love, sex and connection during this time of social distancing.

[05/07/20 - 11:00 AM]
AMC Studios Inks Multi-Year Overall Deals with Rolin Jones, Gina Mingacci and Ray McKinnon
The deals expand AMC Networks' ongoing or previous creative partnerships with Jones, Mingacci and McKinnon.

[05/07/20 - 10:56 AM]
Husband-Wife Team Bryan and Sarah Baeumler Build a Tropical Paradise in New HGTV Series "Renovation Island"
The newcomer launches Sunday, June 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[05/07/20 - 10:31 AM]
HBO Max and Crunchyroll Team to Bring Fans More Anime on May 27th
When the platform launches on May 27, HBO Max subscribers will have access to 17 beloved and celebrated anime titles.

[05/07/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Barkitecture" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Dog parents unite. To spoil your fur babies.

[05/07/20 - 10:25 AM]
"Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It!", Her First HBO Hour-Long Special, Debuts June 6
Comedian and actress Yvonne Orji celebrates her Nigerian-American upbringing in her first hour-long HBO comedy special.

[05/07/20 - 10:13 AM]
Hulu Acquires Rights to ABC Studios and Shondaland's Critically Acclaimed Series, "Scandal"
All seven seasons of the award-winning drama will begin streaming exclusively on May 20.

[05/07/20 - 10:03 AM]
The Osbournes, Tyra Banks and Reggie Bush Join the Cast of Celebrities Inviting You Into Their Living Rooms on the All-New Series "Celebrity Watch Party," Premiering Tonight at 8/7c on FOX
They join previously announced celebrities Rob Lowe and family, Megan Trainor, Joe Buck and Michelle Beisner-Buck, Raven-Symoné, JoJo Siwa, Master P and Romeo, Steve Wozniak, Curtis Stone and Lindsay Price and Robert and Kym Herjavec.

[05/07/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "F is for Family" - Announcement: Jonathan Banks Is Big Bill Murphy - Netflix
Jonathan Banks joins the cast of the new season, coming soon to the streaming service.

[05/07/20 - 09:38 AM]
Disney+ Greenlights "Just Beyond" Series from Seth Grahame-Smith Based on the Best-Selling Graphic Novels by R.L. Stine
A writers room is being assembled and the series is expected to come to Disney+ in the fall of 2021.

[05/07/20 - 09:21 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Regular Heroes" to Premiere May 8 Highlighting Courageous Stories from the Front-Lines of COVID-19
The eight-episode series highlights the contributions and personal sacrifices of just some of today's most generous individuals who are going above and beyond to support their communities during the COVID-19 crisis.

[05/07/20 - 09:20 AM]
YouTube Originals Launches "Celebrity Substitute," A New Series Energizing Virtual Classrooms Around the World
Ken Jeong, Bill Nye, Camila Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Karlie Kloss, Ken Jeong and Terry Crews are among the featured talent.

[05/07/20 - 09:00 AM]
Grab Your Popcorn! ABC's Home Theater Will Open on May 20
For four consecutive Wednesday evenings, beloved titles, currently available on Disney+, will be shown in prime time on ABC, beginning with the broadcast world debut of Disney's Academy Award(R)-nominated "Moana."

[05/07/20 - 08:55 AM]
Saturday Night Mysteries on Ovation TV Continue with "Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime," Starring David Walliams and Jessica Raine, Starting June 13
"Partners in Crime" is an espionage adventure series about a suburban married couple, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, who solve mysteries and foil plots in '50s Cold War Britain.

[05/07/20 - 08:15 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Tops Demo Race for FOX
The network once again takes home the adults 18-49 crown.

[05/07/20 - 08:05 AM]
Lifetime Attaches Top Talent to New Original Movies Including Jamie Lee Curtis, Robin Roberts, Kelly Rowland, Mario Lopez, Melissa Joan Hart and the Legendary Betty White
Plus: Lifetime is currently in development on a third installment of the Harry & Meghan movie franchise, "Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace."

[05/07/20 - 08:04 AM]
A&E Network Commissions a Robust Slate Including New Live, Non-Fiction and Documentary Programming
New additions include "What's It Worth? Live" and "The Quest for Lost WWE Treasures."

[05/07/20 - 08:03 AM]
History(R) Teams Up with Food Author and TV Personality Adam Richman on Season Two of Hit Nonfiction Series "The Food That Built America" About Food Titans Who Helped Shape America
Richman will also host "American Made," which will delve into the making of All-American products, detailing both the process of the craft and the inspiration behind the idea.







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[05/25/20 - 11:08 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Competition with NASCAR
The network's primetime coverage leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
NTT INDYCAR Series Genesys 300 Moves to Primetime on NBC Saturday, June 6
"America has a thirst for live sports, so we're thrilled to showcase the spectacular racing of the NTT INDYCAR Series in primetime on the broadcast network," said Jon Miller.

[05/24/20 - 08:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos, CBS Leads Viewers
Said victories come on an all-repeat night for the broadcast networks.

[05/23/20 - 09:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Top Demos
The network leads the repeat heavy night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/22/20 - 11:50 PM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Returns to NBC with Originals on Sunday, June 7
The Jane Lynch-hosted series will lead off the night at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/22/20 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Redirects Funds for Annual Emmy Party and FYC Events to Donate $1 Million to The Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund
"On behalf of Bob Greenblatt and myself, we are proud to make this contribution from HBO instead of using it for our traditional Emmy party and FYC events," said Casey Bloys.

[05/22/20 - 01:55 PM]
FX Renews "What We Do in the Shadows" for a Third Season
"We're incredibly happy that critics and audiences are all in on 'Shadows,'" Nick Grad said. "Week in and week out, the producers, writers and our amazing cast continue to make one of the funniest and best comedy series on TV."

[05/22/20 - 10:13 AM]
Walton Goggins to Narrate Discovery and Science Channel's Epic Documentary "NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future" Giving Viewers a Rare Glimpse Inside NASA and SpaceX Headquarters
The special two-hour documentary will air Monday, May 25 on Science Channel, and will rebroadcast on Tuesday, May 26 on Discovery.

[05/22/20 - 10:02 AM]
"Tuca & Bertie" Fly Again at Adult Swim - #1 Network with Young Adults Greenlights Second Season
"I've been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I'm thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent, yet heartwarming adult animation," said creator Lisa Hanawalt.

[05/22/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "Holey Moley," "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The Alphabet holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Selling Sunset" Season 2 Is Now on Netflix and - Surprise - A Third Season Premieres on August 7
In the series, the elite agents at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA.

[05/22/20 - 07:55 AM]
"Elite" Season 4 Is Coming to Netflix
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[05/22/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Max Celebrates May 27th Platform Launch with a "Week of So Much More"
To celebrate the nationwide launch of HBO Max on May 27th, the streamer has teamed up with a collection of fan-favorite brands to offer so much more to households, every day, for an entire week.

[05/22/20 - 06:49 AM]
Animal Planet's One-of-a-Kind Series "The Zoo" Moves to 8PM ET/PT on Saturdays
The series documents an unscripted look at the knowledge and diverse skills needed to operate a zoo.

[05/22/20 - 06:13 AM]
"Zenimation" Premieres on Disney+
Unplug, relax, and refresh your senses for a moment of mindfulness with Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Zenimation" - an animated soundscape experience.