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[09/30/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 30
Updates include: Netflix takes stab at "Conan" TV series; UMC commissions three new reality series; and Iman Vellani to lead "Ms. Marvel" at Disney+.

[09/30/20 - 04:02 PM]
Netflix Releases First Look at Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"
The film, based on the acclaimed play by August Wilson and directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, premieres December 18.

[09/30/20 - 11:53 AM]
Acorn TV's Original Irish Drama Series "The South Westerlies" Makes Exclusive Worldwide Premiere on Monday, November 9
The lighthearted six-part series follows a single working mom and environmental consultant in Dublin keen on earning a highly-prized job promotion.

[09/30/20 - 11:10 AM]
Jennifer Lopez to Receive "The People's Icon of 2020" Award at the "E! People's Choice Awards" on November 15
"Jennifer Lopez has an unmatched global appeal and for more than two decades, has given us some of the most iconic, unforgettable performances of all time," said Jen Neal.

[09/30/20 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Social Distance" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Set in the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the eight-part anthology series showcases the power of the human spirit in the face of uncertainty and isolation.

[09/30/20 - 11:04 AM]
NBC Renews Its Hit Alternative Series "The Wall" for Fourth Season
Chris Hardwick will return as host for the 20-episode season.

[09/30/20 - 10:40 AM]
OWN's "Queen Sugar" Resumes Season Five Production in New Orleans; Series to Return to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in 2021
Creator Ava DuVernay decided to completely revamp the season to address the very real issues our country is facing through the lens of the beloved Bordelon family and the fictional community of St. Josephine.

[09/30/20 - 10:29 AM]
HBO Special Event "Between the World and Me" Debuts November 21
Mahershala Ali, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Angela Davis, Tip "T.I." Harris, Mimi Jones, Ledisi, Greg Alverez Reid, Nate Smith and Olivia Washington will round out the previously announced cast.

[09/30/20 - 09:35 AM]
Drew and Jonathan Scott Return with Fresh Episodes of "Property Brothers: Forever Home" Wednesday, October 28, at 9 PM ET/PT
This season, the brothers help a family with four newly adopted children customize their home and a couple who want to continue their love story in the house where it began as high school sweethearts.

[09/30/20 - 09:17 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Ratings Highlights for Sept. 21-25
CBS spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.

[09/30/20 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos on Debate Night
The Alphabet got a boost from a special "20/20" to open the evening.

[09/30/20 - 08:04 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Ryan" Is the Week's No. 1 Syndicated Talk Show
Disney Media Networks spins the numbers for the week of September 14.

[09/30/20 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "His House" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.

[09/30/20 - 07:25 AM]
BLACKPINK Kicks Off New YouTube Originals Music Show "Released" Launching October 1 at 11:45 PM ET
The 16-episode series will feature the world's biggest artists and highlight music moments from the week, all leading up to one exclusive video premiere that artists and fans experience together only on YouTube, the largest platform and destination for music consumption.

[09/30/20 - 07:20 AM]
Video: "Someone Has to Die" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In conservative 1950s Spain, the alleged relationship between a young man and a Mexican ballerino creates an uproar of harrowing consequences.

[09/30/20 - 06:56 AM]
NBC Reveals Cast for the New Comedy "Young Rock"
The show will explore the crazy rollercoaster that has shaped Dwayne Johnson into the man he is today and the larger-than-life characters he's met along the way.

[09/30/20 - 06:06 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer and Poster Art for New Documentary "Belushi"
Directed by R.J. Cutler and produced by John Battsek, the documentary will screen at Cannes Classics 2020, the Chicago Film Festival and AFI Fest ahead of its premiere on Sunday, November 22.

[09/29/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 29
Updates include: FOX opens writers' room for drama "Our Kind of People"; NBC's "Chicago Med" shuts down after positive COVID-19 test; and various Vancouver TV series suspend filming over testing delays.

[09/29/20 - 02:30 PM]
Meet the 31 Bachelors Who Are Out to Capture Clare Crawley's Heart This Season on "The Bachelorette"
The 16th edition of "The Bachelorette" premieres on Tuesday, October 13.

[09/29/20 - 02:13 PM]
ABC Ranks as Monday's No. 1 Broadcast Network in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, September 28.

[09/29/20 - 11:59 AM]
ABC Ranks as Thursday's Most-Watched Broadcast Network
ABC further spins the numbers for Thursday, September 24.

[09/29/20 - 11:30 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Opens as Week's No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.

[09/29/20 - 11:11 AM]
Video: "Marvel's 616" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Eight remarkable stories. Eight unique filmmakers. One Marvel Universe.

[09/29/20 - 11:01 AM]
Syfy Announces Spooktacular October Halloween Lineup
Highlights include the world television premieres of "The Strangers: Prey at Night" and "Tales from the Hood 3."

[09/29/20 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Gives Series Order to Weekly Late-Night Show from Comedian and Writer Sam Jay and Executive Producer Prentice Penny
"I'm really excited to bring my point of view to late-night television and have felt nothing but support creatively from HBO and A Penny For Your Thoughts," said Jay. "So everyone wear your mask and vote so I can make my TV show! Thaaaanks!"

[09/29/20 - 10:40 AM]
Two-Hour "20/20" Anchored by Amy Robach Is Friday's No. 1 Program in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, September 25.

[09/29/20 - 10:36 AM]
"48 Hours: The Corn Rake Murder" Is Saturday's #1 Primetime Broadcast with Viewers
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, September 26.

[09/29/20 - 10:32 AM]
Drag, Filth, Horror & Glamour Come to Shudder in New Original, "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula: Resurrection," Premiering October 20
The innovative, two-hour film - part horror movie, part documentary and part reality competition - marks the first spin-off of the groundbreaking "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula" series and the Brothers' first collaboration with the horror streaming service.

[09/29/20 - 10:24 AM]
Joey King to Executive Produce and Star in Netflix's Film Adaption of International Bestselling Novel "Uglies" with Director McG
"Uglies" is set in a world in which a compulsory operation at sixteen makes everyone pretty by conforming to an ideal standard of beauty.

[09/29/20 - 10:02 AM]
LMN Announces Fall Slate Featuring 13 New Premiere Movies
The films are scheduled to premiere throughout the network's second annual "Shocktober," "Hateful & Grateful" and "Slay Bells" themed months.

[09/29/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO's "The Third Day" to Feature Live Theatrical Event "Autumn" on Saturday, October 3
HBO audiences will be able to watch this 12-hour event unfold on HBO's Facebook page with streaming beginning at 1:30am PT/4:30am ET.

[09/29/20 - 10:00 AM]
Disney Channel Casting Sets Exciting Tempo for Upcoming Original Movie "Spin"
Production will begin in October for a 2021 premiere on Disney Channel.

[09/29/20 - 09:46 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes the Top Five
CBS spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[09/29/20 - 09:27 AM]
WE tv Renews Two Popular Thursday Night Originals, "Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta" and "Waka & Tammy: What the Flocka"
Both series are currently in production with rigorous safeguards in place to ensure the health and safety of the whole cast and crew amidst the challenges of COVID-19.

[09/29/20 - 09:22 AM]
NBC Ratings for the Late-Night Week of Sept. 21-25
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of September 21-25.

[09/29/20 - 09:10 AM]
NBC Ranks #1 for Premiere Week in 18-49 for a Record 9th Year in a Row
NBC spins the numbers for the week of September 21-27.

[09/29/20 - 09:08 AM]
Showtime(R) Sports Documentary Films Announces "Bad Hombres"
The new film chronicles the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos, the world's only binational professional baseball team.

[09/29/20 - 09:00 AM]
Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, Luke Combs and Post Malone Announced as First Performers for the "2020 Billboard Music Awards"
Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" will broadcast live from The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 14 at 8:00/7:00c on NBC.

[09/29/20 - 08:37 AM]
OWN Announces First Ever Digital Animated Election-Themed Comedy Short Series "Sincerely, Camille"
The first two episodes launched today on Twitter and will be available across OWN's digital platforms and the network's Watch OWN App on Wednesday, September 30.

[09/29/20 - 08:34 AM]
CBS Sports Scores with Mississippi State-LSU as College Football's Most-Watched Game of Season on Any Network
CBS Sports spins the numbers for Saturday, September 26.

[09/29/20 - 08:13 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Viewership Up +8% with 16.574 Million Viewers for Week 3 Singleheader
CBS Sports spins the numbers for Sunday, September 27.

[09/29/20 - 08:11 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Stays on Top with "Dancing with the Stars"
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/29/20 - 08:05 AM]
A+E Networks(R) Launches New Fast Channel Skills + Thrills(TM) Celebrating the American Spirit of Grit and Adventure
The channel is available today on The Roku Channel, the home for free and premium entertainment on the Roku(R) platform.

[09/29/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Holidate" Starring Emma Roberts - Find Your Perfect Plus-One - Official Trailer - Netflix
Luke Bracey also stars in the film, due on October 28.

[09/29/20 - 07:11 AM]
Video: "Saved by the Bell" Premiere Date Announcement - Peacock
The highly anticipated reimagining will premiere on Wednesday, November 25 on Peacock.

[09/29/20 - 07:03 AM]
"Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square" Is Coming to Netflix November 22
Christine Baranski and Jenifer Lewis star in the project, from director Debbie Allen.

[09/29/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef" Official Trailer - Netflix Jr
The Octonauts must find a way to hold back hungry swarms of coral-eating starfish to save a new friend's fragile home on the world's biggest reef.

[09/29/20 - 07:01 AM]
DaBaby Leads the 2020 BET "Hip Hop Awards" with 12 Nominations, Followed Closely by Roddy Ricch with 11 Nods
This year's event is set to premiere on Tuesday, October 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/29/20 - 06:33 AM]
Disney+ Introduces GroupWatch
GroupWatch allows for up to seven people to watch together in a synced playback experience available across web, mobile, connected TV devices and Smart TVs, and share reactions in real time.

[09/29/20 - 06:02 AM]
"Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey" Is Coming This Holiday Season to Netflix
The film comes from legendary playwright and director David E. Talbert.







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[06/17/21 - 01:00 PM]
Season One Production Begins on New CBS Original Series "NCIS: Hawai'i" with a Traditional Hawaiian Blessing on Oahu
Series stars Vanessa Lachey, Noah Mills, Jason Antoon, Yasmine Al-Bustami and Tori Anderson, as well as the producers and crew, participated.

[06/17/21 - 12:51 PM]
Video: "The Hype" - First Look - HBO Max
The series, due this summer, features 10 streetwear professionals who will compete in challenges to prove they can talk the talk and deliver the product.

[06/17/21 - 12:38 PM]
MTV's "Families of the Mafia" Returns Thursday, July 15 at 9PM ET/PT
This upcoming season introduces two new families, the Nayfelds and the Cutolos, who are on a mission to find their meaning and purpose after life in the mafia underworld.

[06/17/21 - 12:21 PM]
Power Couple Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert Serve Relationship Goals on E!'s New Series "We Got Love Teyana & Iman" Premiering Thursday, September 2nd
A special half hour first look of the series will air on Sunday, June 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/17/21 - 12:00 PM]
Video: "Archibald's Next Big Thing Is Here" - Season 3 Trailer
The animated series returns with new episodes of Thursday, July 15.

[06/17/21 - 11:15 AM]
BET Celebrates Juneteenth and the Resilience of the African American Spirit with a Curated Compilation of Uplifting Long and Short-Form Content Under Its "Content for Change" Initiative
Starting at Noon ET/PT, the network will showcase Black achievement across all platforms and will celebrate the national commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States with social justice-themed episodes of series, inspirational films and short-form content.

[06/17/21 - 11:00 AM]
ABC and the Country Music Association Extend Relationship Through 2026, Marking an Exceptional 20-Year Commitment
The network will remain the home of "The CMA Awards" - Country Music's Biggest Night(TM), as well as CMA broadcast specials "CMA Fest" and "CMA Country Christmas," through 2026.

[06/17/21 - 10:46 AM]
Sebastian Maniscalco Combines His Passion for Comedy and Food in New Series "Well Done with Sebastian Maniscalco" on discovery+
The series premieres Thursday, August 12 on discovery+ with three episodes and the remaining episodes will roll out every Thursday for the following four weeks.

[06/17/21 - 10:40 AM]
Peacock Celebrates Pride Month with Exclusive Concert Event "Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You" Dropping Friday, June 25
The hourlong concert event, filmed at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, will feature Cyrus performing an array of her hits and putting her creative spin on beloved classics.

[06/17/21 - 10:33 AM]
MTV Greenlights Critically-Acclaimed Competition Franchise "The Challenge" for Season 37
Longtime host TJ Lavin revealed the news today in a video message from set in Croatia.

[06/17/21 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Renews Ballroom Competition Series "Legendary" for a Third Season
Seasons one and two are available on HBO Max, including the season two finale, which features a showstopping performance by Megan Thee Stallion.

[06/17/21 - 09:18 AM]
Nickelodeon Introduces "The Patrick Star Show" and "Middlemost Post," Debuting Back to Back Friday, July 9
Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio, each series will continue to rollout new episodes Friday nights on Nickelodeon and debut internationally in the fall.

[06/17/21 - 09:16 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Reimagined "Highway to Heaven" Movie Series Starring Jill Scott and Barry Watson Starting Fall 2021
In cooperation with Cindy Landon and the Michael Landon Estate, the wheel of movies are inspired by the highly-rated 80s drama that ran over 100 episodes between 1984-1989.

[06/17/21 - 09:04 AM]
Animal Planet's "North Woods Law" Returns to New Hampshire for an All-New Season This Summer Beginning Sunday, June 20 at 9PM ET/PT
From the White Mountains of the Appalachians to the rocky shores of the Atlantic Ocean, the Conservation Officers of New Hampshire Fish and Game work endlessly to preserve and protect the natural resources of the Granite State.

[06/17/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases First Look Teaser for "Titans" Season Three, Debuting August 12
The first three episodes of season three will premiere on Thursday, August 12 with subsequent episodes launching weekly every Thursday through October 21.