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[08/05/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Ridley Scott's "Raised by Wolves"
The highly-anticipated series premiere will debut on Thursday, September 3 on HBO Max.

[08/05/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Coastal Elites" Debuts September 12, Exclusively on HBO
Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson and Issa Rae star in this special presentation that explores our current world of deeply divided politics and the universal pursuit of human connection.

[08/05/20 - 08:34 AM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Shark Week 2020 with Jawsome Partnerships
Television's longest-running and most anticipated summer event returns with bigger sharks and bigger breaches on Sunday, August 9 and continues through Sunday, August 16.

[08/05/20 - 08:31 AM]
HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries for Second Half Of 2020
Said lineup includes the previously announced series "The Vow," premiering Sunday, August 23.

[08/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
HBO Documentary Films in Production on a Two-Part Documentary "Seen & Heard," Exploring and Celebrating Black Television and Voices in Entertainment
The documentary will offer cultural commentary about representation in black storytelling and feature interviews with actors, showrunners, writers, celebrities and other notable influencers as well as verité-driven segments and inventive use of archival material.

[08/05/20 - 08:29 AM]
HBO Documentary Films and the Duplass Brothers in Production on "The Lady and the Dale," A Series Uncovering an Explosive Auto Scam
The project traces the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis.

[08/05/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Special Tops Charts for NBC
The show's 15th anniversary special leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/05/20 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Premiere Date for Season Two of "Love Island"
The season will kick off with a two-hour premiere Monday, August 24 and subsequent episodes will air nightly, including a two-hour episode each Saturday.

[08/04/20 - 04:45 PM]
The CW Drops "Taskmaster" in Favor of "Supernatural" Repeats
The series bowed on the network this past Sunday alongside "Fridge Wars."

[08/04/20 - 02:46 PM]
"Space Launch Live: Splashdown" Multiplatform Event Skyrockets to #1 in the Ratings for Discovery
Discovery Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/04/20 - 12:34 PM]
The CW Network to Air "Women in Film Presents: Make It Work!" - A Variety Show to Benefit the WIF Hire Her Back Campaign
The one-hour special will air on The CW Network on Wednesday, August 26 and then move to The CW digital platforms, CWTV.COM and The CW App.

[08/04/20 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Mapleworth Murders" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Paula Pell and John Lutz star in the series, which features appearances by Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, D'Arcy Carden, Tim Meadows, Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, Pam Murphy, Ben Warheit, Annie Mumolo, Ike Barinholtz, Marry Holland, James Anderson and Drew Tarver.

[08/04/20 - 11:14 AM]
Amy Adams to Star in and Executive Produce "Kings of America," A Limited Series for Netflix
The project revolves around three women whose lives were intertwined: a Walmart heiress, a maverick executive, and a Walmart saleswoman who dared to fight the retail giant in the biggest class action lawsuit in U.S. history.

[08/04/20 - 10:42 AM]
Pop Culture Phenom David Dobrik to Host All-New Discovery Competition Series Amping Up the Classic Sport of Dodgeball
"Dodgeball Thunderdome" premieres Wednesday, August 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/04/20 - 10:31 AM]
Nickelodeon to Air Series of Danger Force "Minisodes," Kicking Off Saturday, Aug. 8, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) with Guest Star Frankie Grande
Picking up directly following the events of the "Quaran-kini" special that aired in May, the nearby Bhutt Factory's natural gas leak still looms dangerously over Swellview.

[08/04/20 - 10:12 AM]
OWN's Hit Tyler Perry Drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" Returns with a Two-Episode Premiere Tuesday, August 25
The popular series roars back to the screen with a vengeance as the Cryer, Harrington and Young families fight for their very existence.

[08/04/20 - 09:30 AM]
Video: "Ratched" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Sarah Paulson stars in "Ratched," coming to Netflix on September 18.

[08/04/20 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Titan Games" Wins Demo Race for NBC
The network remains on top among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/04/20 - 08:03 AM]
EPIX Premieres New Docuseries "Enslaved" in Fall 2020
Led by icon and activist Samuel L. Jackson, "Enslaved" sheds new light on 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World.

[08/04/20 - 07:56 AM]
Video: "The Boys" Unveils Final Trailer for Season 2 and New Key Art
The first three episodes of season two premiere Friday, September 4, with new episodes available each Friday following, culminating in an epic season finale on October 9.

[08/04/20 - 07:50 AM]
The Riveting and Unpredictable New True Crime Docuseries "The Suspect" - Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Sundance Now on Tuesday, August 18
The top-rated CBC 4-part documentary involves alleged police misconduct, media frenzy and wrongful conviction.

[08/04/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Power Book II: Ghost" - Official Trailer - Starz
The legacy lives on Sunday, September 6 on the pay channel.

[08/04/20 - 05:35 AM]
Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Network Announces Return of Hit Series "Fixer Upper," Expands Original Programming Slate
The "Fixer Upper" series reboot will air exclusively on Magnolia Network and will premiere at the time of the Network's launch in 2021.

[08/03/20 - 02:53 PM]
"Delicious Miss Brown" Returns with New Season Filled with Family, Friends and Fresh Dishes from South Carolina's Lowcountry
Season three kicks off on Sunday, September 6 with a Labor Day grilling menu of Jerk Chicken and Pineapple Skewers, Sweet and Savory Grilled Corn, Sweet Heat Baked Beans and Spiked Mojito Pops shared with friends under the Southern sun.

[08/03/20 - 02:26 PM]
The Ultimate Price of Adventure: All New Discovery Series "Expedition to the Edge" Premieres August 23
In 2018, Captain Clemens Gabriel, along with his family, including daughters aged five and six, and a group of modern-day explorers, set out on the adventure of a lifetime.

[08/03/20 - 01:00 PM]
Video: "Big Brother: All-Stars" House Theme Revealed!
In a first for the hit summer series, the season premiere will air live, and the All-Star cast will be revealed during the two-hour move-in premiere event, Wednesday, August 5 on CBS.

[08/03/20 - 12:03 PM]
HBO Max Launches Summer Comedy Stand Up Specials on Thursday, August 20th
The offerings will feature solo specials from Rose Matafeo, Beth Stelling, and James Veitch, as well as a multi act special from the HA Comedy Festival, hosted by Anjelah Johnson.

[08/03/20 - 12:01 PM]
National Geographic Takes Viewers Inside the Global Underworld in New Docuseries, "Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller," Premiering January 1, 2021
In advance of its premiere, the network has commissioned a second season.

[08/03/20 - 11:16 AM]
National Geographic Unveils the First Field Ready Class
"As the global leader in natural history programming, we are profoundly aware that there is a lack of diversity and inclusion in natural history filmmaking teams," added Janet Han Vissering.

[08/03/20 - 11:02 AM]
National Geographic Defies Gravity with TV's First Global Airborne Franchise, Delivering Cutting-Edge Aerial Cinematography from Around the World in Four New Installments of Its Highly Rated "From Above" Series
With exclusive access all over the world, National Geographic's cameras are able to fly through restricted airspace, capturing never-before-seen views of the Earth.

[08/03/20 - 11:01 AM]
National Geographic Announces "Blood on the Wall" from Academy Award Nominee Sebastian Junger and Emmy Winner Nick Quested to Premiere September 30 at 9/8c
The film tells the story of how traffickers, corrupt politicians and well-positioned business interests have seized wealth and power, leaving everyday citizens desperately fighting for survival or needing to flee elsewhere for a better life.

[08/03/20 - 10:46 AM]
National Geographic Announces In-Depth Analysis of Osama Bin Laden's Newly Declassified Personal Files in "Bin Laden's Hard Drive" Special Premiering Thursday, September 10, at 9/8c
The special offers a roadmap into the mind of a mass murderer that offers increasing twists and contradictions the deeper it goes.

[08/03/20 - 10:41 AM]
Deep Into This Summer's 8th Annual SharkFest Season, National Geographic Greenlights SharkFest 2021 Premier Special, "Shark Beach" (WT), Featuring Global Movie Star, Surfer and Environmentalist Chris Hemsworth
"I've spent a great deal of my life near or in the ocean, sharing the same backyard with sharks, and recently there's been some growing concern regarding an increase in shark activity," says Hemsworth.

[08/03/20 - 10:36 AM]
National Geographic Taps Multi-Award-Winning Sigourney Weaver as Narrator for "Secrets of the Whales," An Awe-Inspiring Look at the Mysterious and Beautiful World of Whales
Additionally, the network announced that renowned filmmaker and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large James Cameron will serve as executive producer.

[08/03/20 - 10:31 AM]
National Geographic Acquires Critically Acclaimed Sundance Series "City So Real" with Fall Debut Planned
From twice Academy Award(R)-nominated filmmaker Steve James, the fascinating and complex portrait of contemporary Chicago delivers a deep, multifaceted look into the soul of a quintessentially American city, set against the backdrop of its history-making 2019 mayoral election.

[08/03/20 - 10:06 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Second Season of the Hit Thriller "Hunters"
The acclaimed first season, starring Al Pacino, Logan Lerman, and Jerrika Hinton, premiered February 21.

[08/03/20 - 09:26 AM]
Lifetime Expands Relationship Offerings with Spinoff Series "Married at First Sight: Unmatchables"
The new relationship series joins the previously announced "Battlefield of Love" and the Sarah Jessica Parker/Pretty Little Matches produced "Swipe Swap" for next year.

[08/03/20 - 09:23 AM]
Lifetime Sets New Four Picture Deal with Robin Roberts and Greenlights New Movie "Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story"
Danielle Brooks will star as gospel legend and civil rights activist Mahalia Jackson.

[08/03/20 - 09:15 AM]
It's A Wonderful Lifetime 2020 Holiday Slate Will Feature 30 New Movies
The full It's a Wonderful Lifetime slate will be released in September.

[08/03/20 - 09:10 AM]
MotorTrend Greenlights Sophmore Season of the Hit Series "Fastest Cars in the Dirty South"
The new season is scheduled to premiere in the first quarter of 2021.

[08/03/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Get Duked!" - Official Redband Trailer - Prime Video
The film stars Eddie Izzard, Kate Dickey, Georgie Glen, James Cosmo and a breakout young cast featuring Samuel Bottomley, Viraj Juneja, Rian Gordon, and Lewis Gribben.

[08/03/20 - 08:35 AM]
Apple TV+ Unveils First Look at "Long Way Up," A New Original Unscripted Series Starring Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman
The first three episodes of "Long Way Up" will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, September 18, and new episodes will roll out weekly.

[08/03/20 - 08:34 AM]
Hallmark Drama's Distribution Jumps 46% in Two Months
Launched October 1, 2017, Hallmark Drama rounds out Crown Media's linear offerings, which also include Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

[08/03/20 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Gets Boost from NBA Special
The Alphabet leads the demo race with its coverage of Milwaukee Bucks vs. Houston Rockets.

[08/03/20 - 08:08 AM]
The Brown Family Battles Mother Nature's Extreme Weather in Brand-New Season of "Alaskan Bush People" Premiering August 23 on Discovery Channel
This season the Wolfpack faces the biggest challenge of their lives, in subzero temperatures, to complete the family's dream cabin on the mountain before spring.

[08/03/20 - 12:14 AM]
Video: "Glitch Techs" Season 2 Trailer - Netflix Futures
New episodes return Monday, August 17 on the streaming service.

[08/02/20 - 04:01 PM]
BBC America Brings Harmony to Homes This Summer with "Planet Earth: A Celebration"
The four-network television event premieres on Monday, August 31 at 8:00/7:00c across BBC America, AMC, SundanceTV and IFC.

[08/02/20 - 09:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: MLB, NHL Top Demos for FOX, NBC
CBS however is the most-watched network overall last night.

[08/01/20 - 08:40 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Puts FOX on Top in Demos
The network again takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[07/31/20 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 31
Updates include: Parvesh Cheena cast in NBC's "Connecting" comedy; Michael Shannon boards Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers"; and Craig Robinson is "Killing It" for Peacock.







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[08/05/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Ridley Scott's "Raised by Wolves"
The highly-anticipated series premiere will debut on Thursday, September 3 on HBO Max.

[08/05/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Coastal Elites" Debuts September 12, Exclusively on HBO
Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson and Issa Rae star in this special presentation that explores our current world of deeply divided politics and the universal pursuit of human connection.

[08/05/20 - 08:34 AM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Shark Week 2020 with Jawsome Partnerships
Television's longest-running and most anticipated summer event returns with bigger sharks and bigger breaches on Sunday, August 9 and continues through Sunday, August 16.

[08/05/20 - 08:31 AM]
HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries for Second Half Of 2020
Said lineup includes the previously announced series "The Vow," premiering Sunday, August 23.

[08/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
HBO Documentary Films in Production on a Two-Part Documentary "Seen & Heard," Exploring and Celebrating Black Television and Voices in Entertainment
The documentary will offer cultural commentary about representation in black storytelling and feature interviews with actors, showrunners, writers, celebrities and other notable influencers as well as verité-driven segments and inventive use of archival material.

[08/05/20 - 08:29 AM]
HBO Documentary Films and the Duplass Brothers in Production on "The Lady and the Dale," A Series Uncovering an Explosive Auto Scam
The project traces the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis.

[08/05/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Special Tops Charts for NBC
The show's 15th anniversary special leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/05/20 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Premiere Date for Season Two of "Love Island"
The season will kick off with a two-hour premiere Monday, August 24 and subsequent episodes will air nightly, including a two-hour episode each Saturday.

[08/04/20 - 04:45 PM]
The CW Drops "Taskmaster" in Favor of "Supernatural" Repeats
The series bowed on the network this past Sunday alongside "Fridge Wars."

[08/04/20 - 02:46 PM]
"Space Launch Live: Splashdown" Multiplatform Event Skyrockets to #1 in the Ratings for Discovery
Discovery Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/04/20 - 12:34 PM]
The CW Network to Air "Women in Film Presents: Make It Work!" - A Variety Show to Benefit the WIF Hire Her Back Campaign
The one-hour special will air on The CW Network on Wednesday, August 26 and then move to The CW digital platforms, CWTV.COM and The CW App.

[08/04/20 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Mapleworth Murders" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Paula Pell and John Lutz star in the series, which features appearances by Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, D'Arcy Carden, Tim Meadows, Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, Pam Murphy, Ben Warheit, Annie Mumolo, Ike Barinholtz, Marry Holland, James Anderson and Drew Tarver.

[08/04/20 - 11:14 AM]
Amy Adams to Star in and Executive Produce "Kings of America," A Limited Series for Netflix
The project revolves around three women whose lives were intertwined: a Walmart heiress, a maverick executive, and a Walmart saleswoman who dared to fight the retail giant in the biggest class action lawsuit in U.S. history.

[08/04/20 - 10:42 AM]
Pop Culture Phenom David Dobrik to Host All-New Discovery Competition Series Amping Up the Classic Sport of Dodgeball
"Dodgeball Thunderdome" premieres Wednesday, August 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/04/20 - 10:31 AM]
Nickelodeon to Air Series of Danger Force "Minisodes," Kicking Off Saturday, Aug. 8, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) with Guest Star Frankie Grande
Picking up directly following the events of the "Quaran-kini" special that aired in May, the nearby Bhutt Factory's natural gas leak still looms dangerously over Swellview.