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[08/31/20 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 31
Updates include: AMC cancels "NOS4A2" after two seasons; Netflix axes comedies "Ashley Garcia," "Big Show Show"; and Amazon eyes TV series based on Kacen Callender's "Felix Ever After."

[08/31/20 - 02:46 PM]
14 New Cast Members Introduced for Netflix's Japanese Original Series "Alice in Borderland"
In the project, Arisu - a listless, jobless and video-game-obsessed young man - suddenly finds himself in a strange, emptied-out version of Tokyo in which he and his friends must compete in dangerous games in order to survive.

[08/31/20 - 01:33 PM]
Syfy's "TZGZ" Orders Animated Series, "The Summoner," from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and The New Yorker Cartoonist Charlie Hankin
The project is a 2D animated series based on the short film from Hankin about Rory and his challenging roommate.

[08/31/20 - 12:29 PM]
Now This Is a Story All About How... The Cast of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" Reunites for a One-Time Special
Said event is coming around Thanksgiving, only on HBO Max.

[08/31/20 - 09:30 AM]
Apple and Global Superstar Mariah Carey Team Up for "Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special"
The innovative special will combine music, dancing and animation driven by a universally heartwarming story that brings the world together.

[08/31/20 - 08:48 AM]
Ayo Edebiri Joins the Cast of Emmy Nominated "Big Mouth" as Missy
Season four of "Big Mouth" will premiere in Fall 2020.

[08/31/20 - 08:38 AM]
ESPN Continues Its Industry-Leading College Football Coverage with Familiar Faces and Veteran Commentator Teams in 2020-21
More than 20 teams comprised of respected voices, insightful analysts and experienced reporters will cover the season from week 0 through the College Football Playoff National Championship and beyond.

[08/31/20 - 08:08 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with Chadwick Boseman Tribute
A broadcast of "Marvel's Black Panther" and a "20/20" special both lead the night among adults 18-49.

[08/31/20 - 08:05 AM]
FOX Sports Unveils 2020 NFL Game Broadcaster Lineup Headlined by Elite Veterans and Talented New Voices
Leading the way in the booth is the NFL's longest-tenured on-air duo, Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman, back for their 19th consecutive season together.

[08/31/20 - 08:02 AM]
Starz Greenlights "Power Book IV: Force" Starring Joseph Sikora as the Third New Series Within the "Power" Universe
The spin-off centers on fan-favorite character Tommy Egan, played by Joseph Sikora, after he cuts ties and puts New York in his rearview mirror for good.

[08/31/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal" Saga Continues with 5 All-New Episodes
Combining artistry, emotion and flat out action, the series has as well been renewed for a second season for an additional 10 episodes.

[08/31/20 - 07:13 AM]
"David Blaine Ascension" Moves Date & Location
The multi-hour global livestream is now set for Wednesday, September 2 at 6:00am PT, pending weather conditions.

[08/31/20 - 07:01 AM]
Family, Friendship and Fashion Are Front and Center in Nickelodeon's Brand-New Animated Preschool Series "Made by Maddie," Premiering Sunday, Sept. 13, at 11 A.M. (ET/PT) on Nick Jr.
The series, formerly "Fashion Ally," follows 8-year-old Maddie in New York City, as she uses her imagination and design ingenuity to turn every problem into a positive with the perfect fashion fix.

[08/31/20 - 06:15 AM]
Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan Come to Ovation TV with "The Fall" Starting Saturday, October 10
Season one will begin airing on Saturday, October 10 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT.

[08/31/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Haunting of Bly Manor" - Teaser Trailer - Netflix
Arriving October 9, this new chapter in the "Haunting" anthology series revolves around Bly Manor and the lives of its inhabitants, both living and dead.

[08/30/20 - 07:10 PM]
New Korean Drama Series "Start-Up," Starring Bae Suzy and Nam Joo-hyuk, Comes to Netflix in October
The series is a story of young people passionately pursuing their dreams in the world of startup companies.

[08/30/20 - 06:05 PM]
Video: First Look at "The Stand," A CBS All Access Limited Event Series Based on the Novel by Stephen King
Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgård, James Marsden, Odessa Young, Jovan Adepo, and many more star in the project, due on December 17.

[08/30/20 - 08:40 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NASCAR Puts NBC on Top
The network's coverage at Daytona leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/30/20 - 04:52 AM]
Marvel Studios, ABC Entertainment and ABC News Present a Special Sunday Evening to Remember the Life and Strength of Chadwick Boseman
Marvel Studios' blockbuster hit film "Black Panther" will debut tonight on ABC at 8:00/7:00c followed by the ABC News special "Chadwick Boseman - A Tribute for a King."

[08/29/20 - 08:11 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Top Adults 18-49 Race
The network continues its win streak in the key demographic.

[08/28/20 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 28
Updates include: FOX plots animated spin-off for "The X-Files"; Gus Birney, Dylan Gage tapped for Starz's "Shining Vale"; and CBS assigns more production return dates.

[08/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Orders Limited Series "Women of the Movement," Chronicling the Story of Mamie Till Mobley Seeking Justice for Son Emmett Till
The series will be comprised of six episodes focusing on Mamie Till Mobley, who devoted her life to seeking justice for her son Emmett Till following his brutal murder in the Jim Crow South.

[08/28/20 - 09:32 AM]
Tia Mowry Signs Three Picture Deal with Lifetime to Star in and Produce Movies for the Network's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Holiday Slate
"We are committed to fostering long-term relationships with beloved talent that our viewers connect with and are thrilled to have Tia jumping on our sleigh," said Tanya Lopez.

[08/28/20 - 09:15 AM]
Video: "Singled Out" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Quibi
The series is set to return with all-new episodes every weekday starting Monday, September 7.

[08/28/20 - 08:49 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers the Premiere Episode of New Docu-Series "Love Fraud" for Free Ahead of Its On-Air Premiere
The four-part series launches this Sunday, August 30 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/28/20 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, "Big Brother" Hold Off Demo Competition
The Eye edges ABC and NBC among adults 18-49, while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/28/20 - 08:00 AM]
Season 2 of "His Dark Materials" Debuts This November
Joining the cast this season are Terence Stamp, Jade Anouka and Simone Kirby.

[08/27/20 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 27
Updates include: Netflix renews German drama "Biohackers"; Sam Neill to star in "Invasion" for Apple TV+; and John Harlan Kim named regular on FOX's "9-1-1."

[08/27/20 - 12:02 PM]
It's Go Time as NBC Kickstarts the Season with Everyone's Favorite Series
"The Voice," "Weakest Link" and "Ellen's Game of Games" are among the series on tap this fall.

[08/27/20 - 11:51 AM]
Elevating the Voices of Survivors and Victims' Loved Ones, ID Premieres Season Two of the Powerful Series, "Impact of Murder"
In a gripping four-episode second season, the stories examine instances of racial injustice, domestic violence, a wrongful conviction, and a fatal chance encounter.

[08/27/20 - 11:23 AM]
Crackle Announces the Launch of Comedy Thriller, "Blue Iguana," Available Free Exclusively on Crackle September 1
The movie, written by Hadi Hajaig, stars Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell, Ben Schwartz and Phoebe Fox.

[08/27/20 - 11:19 AM]
Video: "The Social Dilemma" - Official Trailer - Netflix
As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what's hiding on the other side of your screen.

[08/27/20 - 11:05 AM]
AXS TV's Popular Countdown Series "The Top Ten Revealed" Continues Its Third Season with a Look at the Most Iconic "Destination Songs" on Sunday, October 4 at 8:00 P.M. ET
Katie Daryl once again leads a rotating roster of icons and experts from across the entertainment spectrum, as they share their candid, off-the-cuff and often outrageous thoughts on the groundbreaking artists, albums and songs who left an indelible mark on music in a variety of unique categories.

[08/27/20 - 11:01 AM]
A+E Networks Launches New Cross-Platform Campaign "Voices Magnified" Amplifying Social Change-Makers and Addressing a Range of Critical Issues Facing Our Nation Today
The first programming special to originate under the banner is "Voices Magnified: Policing in America" which premieres Sunday, August 30 at 9:00/8:00c on A&E.

[08/27/20 - 10:06 AM]
"Bridezillas" Season 13 Premieres September 24 on WE tv
The new season marks the addition of Emmy Award and NAACP Image Award winner Loni Love as the new voice of its signature series.

[08/27/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The Babysitter: Killer Queen" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school.

[08/27/20 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Ups Order for Two New Remotely Produced Hit Shows - "Group Chat" and "Unfiltered"
Both series return back-to-back beginning Saturday, September 5 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/27/20 - 10:00 AM]
ABC News Hosts Town Hall with President Donald Trump, "The Presidential Town Hall: Your Voice, Your Vote, Your Questions," Anchored by George Stephanopoulos
The one-hour special event airs Tuesday, September 15 at 9:00 p.m. EDT/6:00 p.m. PDT.

[08/27/20 - 09:32 AM]
Sharpen Those Turquoise Knives! HBO Max Renews Selena Gomez's Cooking Show "Selena + Chef" for Season Two
The final four episodes of its first season debuted today on the streamer.

[08/27/20 - 09:13 AM]
Video: "Baby" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The show's final season drops Wednesday, September 16 on the streaming service.

[08/27/20 - 09:01 AM]
"Fall Harvest" Programming Event Begins September 19 on Hallmark Channel
Pair your pumpkin spice and celebrate the season with five original movie premieres during the annual "Fall Harvest" programming event on Hallmark Channel, Saturday nights beginning September 19.

[08/27/20 - 09:01 AM]
CBS All Access' New Docuseries "That Animal Rescue Show" to Premiere on Thursday, Oct. 29
Executive produced by five-time Academy Award(R)-nominated filmmaker Richard Linklater and two-time Academy Award winner Bill Guttentag, all 10 episodes will be available to binge exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.

[08/27/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Europe's Dramedy Series "Gosta" to Premiere in the U.S. August 31
On the heels of his first job offer, Gösta, a 28-year-old child psychologist, moves from Stockholm to the small, rural Swedish town of Småland.

[08/27/20 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces Unscripted Series Premiere Dates for 2020-2021 Season
"Celebrity Family Feud," "Press Your Luck" and "Match Game" will shift to Thursdays beginning September 24.

[08/27/20 - 08:31 AM]
"Mo Willems and The Storytime All-Stars Present: Don't Let the Pigeon Do Storytime!" Premieres Thursday, September 17 on HBO Max
Anthony Anderson, Yvette Nicole Brown, Rachel Dratch, Cameron Esposito, Tony Hale, Greta Lee, Tom Lennon, Natalie Morales and Oscar Nunez are among the guests.

[08/27/20 - 08:22 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City" Kicks Off a Socially-Distanced, Three-Part Reunion on Thursday, September 10 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen rehashes a wildly emotional season with Dorinda Medley, Leah McSweeney, Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan and Tinsley Mortimer at a safe, six-foot distance from each other.

[08/27/20 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Keeps CBS on Top in Demos
The Eye's summer mainstay holds off "America's Got Talent" among adults 18-49.

[08/27/20 - 08:06 AM]
Telepictures Announces "Extra" Season 27 Launches September 8
Former "Bachelorette" star Rachel Lindsay will join the Daytime Emmy Award-winning entertainment news show when it premieres its 27th season.

[08/27/20 - 08:05 AM]
HGTV Picks Up 14 New Episodes of "Good Bones"
The new season is scheduled to premiere in summer 2021.

[08/27/20 - 08:01 AM]
USA Network's "Chrisley Knows Best" Smash Hit Season 8 Continues with Ratings Highs
USA Network further spins the numbers for Thursday, August 20.







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[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
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[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:07 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
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[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
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