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[10/01/20 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 1
Updates include: Netflix orders final season of "F Is for Family"; Apple's Cecily Strong-led musical comedy fill out cast; and Hillary Rodham Clinton to executive produce "The Woman's Hour" for The CW.

[10/01/20 - 03:01 PM]
Today in Hawkins - "Stranger Things" Returns to Filming
Netflix confirmed said development on its social media accounts.

[10/01/20 - 02:41 PM]
Some Very "Special" News - Season 2 Is in Production
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[10/01/20 - 01:31 PM]
All Seven Seasons of AMC's Decorated Drama "Mad Men" Available Commercial-Free on AMC+ Beginning Today
AMC+ also released the service's launch spot featuring the epic "carousel" pitch from Don Draper himself.

[10/01/20 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) to Offer the Premiere Episode of New Series "The Good Lord Bird" for Free
The premiere episode will be available for free online sampling, on streaming platforms and on demand beginning at midnight on Sunday, October 4.

[10/01/20 - 12:00 PM]
"Halloween Is Here" on HBO Max - New Spotlight Page Features Rotating Selection of Halloween Favorites Available to Stream Throughout October
HBO Max will boast over 140 curated movies and episodes, coming to over 300 hours of Halloween related programming on any given day to keep you entertained all month long.

[10/01/20 - 12:00 PM]
Netflix Rounds Out All-Star Cast of the "Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas" Anime Series
The spin-off series serves as a prequel to Zack Snyder's upcoming 2021 zombie action heist film "Army of the Dead."

[10/01/20 - 11:30 AM]
Demi Lovato, Sia and En Vogue to Take the Stage for Powerful Performances on the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" Live Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
As previously announced, the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" will also feature performances by Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, BTS, Luke Combs and Post Malone.

[10/01/20 - 11:19 AM]
Video: Official Trailer - Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2" on Amazon Prime Video
The special features performances by Bad Bunny, Ella Mai, Miguel, Mustard, Roddy Ricch, and Rosalia and a combination of models, actors and dancers.

[10/01/20 - 11:08 AM]
Chris Nee and Higher Ground Productions Announce Netflix Animated Series "Ada Twist," Scientist Based on Best-Selling Book Series
The series introduces Ada Twist, a young Black scientist who will explore helping people through scientific discovery, collaboration and friendship.

[10/01/20 - 11:02 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Hulu Original Film "Bad Hair" Premiering October 23
In this horror satire set in 1989, the film follows an ambitious young woman (Elle Lorraine) who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television.

[10/01/20 - 11:00 AM]
Grammy And Tony Award-Winning "Hamilton" Actress and Singer Renee Elise Goldsberry Set to Star in Peacock Comedy "Girls5eva" From Producer Tina Fey
Goldsberry will star alongside Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Emmy nominee and Broadway actress Sara Bareilles, who was previously announced.

[10/01/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC, PopSugar and YouTube TV Team Up for First-Ever Premiere Event for "The Bachelorette," Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Los Angeles
The exclusive drive-in experience in Los Angeles will offer 200 guests the opportunity to watch Clare begin her journey from the comfort of their cars, in advance of the televised West Coast airing later that evening.

[10/01/20 - 10:29 AM]
HBO's "537 Votes," Chronicling the Contested 2000 Presidential Election and the Political Operators Behind the Scenes in Miami, Debuts October 21
The film examines the events in the battleground state of Florida leading up to and after election day in November 2000, when a chaotic voter recount resulted in Texas Governor George W. Bush winning the presidency by a razor-thin margin.

[10/01/20 - 10:29 AM]
Adult Swim and Ben & Jerry's Run The Jewels Event Date Change to October 17th at Midnight
Due to a crew member's health scare that temporarily halted production, the broadcast for Run The Jewels' televised concert special Holy Calamavote has been pushed one week.

[10/01/20 - 10:01 AM]
truTV Scores a Slam Dunk With Series Order for "Double Cross with Blake Griffin"
Each week, Griffin conspires with people who are tired of being the victim to help them get some sweet revenge on their unsuspecting prankster - by pulling off the ultimate double cross.

[10/01/20 - 09:33 AM]
Video: The Stars of Lifetime Join Together for New "Stop Breast Cancer for Life" PSA
Partnering once again with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, this year's PSA features actresses across the network's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" holiday movie slate - Kelly Rowland, Vanessa Lachey, Melissa Joan Hart, Ali Stroker and Carly Hughes.

[10/01/20 - 09:30 AM]
Production Has Begun on Disney Junior's "Mickey Mouse Funhouse," A Whimsical Animated Series for Preschoolers Starring Mickey Mouse and His Pals, Slated to Debut in 2021
Slated to debut in 2021, the series introduces Funny, an enchanted talking playhouse who leads the Sensational Six on imaginative adventures.

[10/01/20 - 09:24 AM]
New CBS News Series "The FBI Declassified" Brings Viewers Inside the FBI's Real-Life Race Against the Clock Mission to Save a Young Boy Kidnapped and Held Hostage by a Gunman
Narrated by Alana De La Garza from CBS' drama series "FBI," the series will now premiere this Tuesday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/01/20 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Sixth Season of Hit Drama Series "Billions"
Season five will return with five new episodes in 2021, with season six to follow.

[10/01/20 - 09:01 AM]
Gretchen Carlson Returns to Television as "People (the TV Show!)" Special Contributor
Carlson will showcase everyday American heroes and continue People's mission of highlighting ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

[10/01/20 - 08:34 AM]
America Voted for "Favorite Couple" on the Season Two Finale of CBS' "Love Island"
The show, from ITV Entertainment, was filmed at Caesars Entertainment's boutique hotel, The Cromwell, in Las Vegas.

[10/01/20 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with NBA Finals
Game 1 leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX's "The Masked Singer" tops the charts in total viewers.

[10/01/20 - 08:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Keeps the Halloween Spirit Alive with Spooktacular Premieres All Month Long, Beginning Friday, Oct. 2
Viewers will be treated to hauntingly fun, all-new episodes of hit series, including "The Loud House," "The Casagrandes," "Blue's Clues & You!", and "It's Pony."

[10/01/20 - 08:01 AM]
Home Reno Experts Dave and Jenny Marrs Give Dated Arkansas Homes a Facelift in New Season of HGTV's "Fixer to Fabulous"
The series returns for the first of 13 new episodes on Tuesday, October 27 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/01/20 - 07:12 AM]
Voting for the 2020 "E! People's Choice Awards" Opens Today Honoring Fan Favorites Across 44 Categories in Movies, Television, Music, and Pop Culture
In each of the 44 categories, fans worldwide can choose from eight nominees representing movies, television, music and pop culture.

[10/01/20 - 07:08 AM]
Bounce Adds "Greenleaf" & "Everybody Hates Chris"
Plus: "Greenleaf" co-star Gregory Alan Williams is joining the cast of the network's hit drama "Saints & Sinners" for its fifth season, premiering in 2021.

[10/01/20 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Sacha Baron Cohen is back in a new film, premiering October 23 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

[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.







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[10/20/20 - 03:00 PM]
This January, FOX Brings the Drama with All-New Seasons of "9-1-1," "9-1-1: Lone Star," "The Resident" and "Prodigal Son"
"9-1-1" and "9-1-1: Lone Star" will air back-to-back on Mondays; while "Prodigal Son" is moving to Tuesdays following "The Resident."

[10/20/20 - 01:10 PM]
Netflix Reveals Stats and Facts About Its Top Movies in the Last Few Months
"Enola Holmes" (76 million), "American Murder: The Family Next Door" (52 million), "The Old Guard" (78 million), "Project Power" (75 million) and "The Kissing Booth 2" (66 million) are among the mentioned audiences.

[10/20/20 - 11:32 AM]
"OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN The Conversation - Vote!" Premieres Tonight at 9p ET/PT
Special guests include Yvette Nicole Brown, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Valerie Jarrett, Tina Knowles Lawson, and Nneka Ogwumike.

[10/20/20 - 11:30 AM]
Bravo Greenlights Culinary Competition Show "Top Chef Amateurs"
Hosted by Gail Simmons and produced by Magical Elves, Bravo's newest culinary competition series gives talented home cooks the opportunity of lifetime to test their skills in the illustrious "Top Chef" kitchen.

[10/20/20 - 11:01 AM]
CMT Megahit "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" Returns for Landmark Season 15 on Tuesday, November 24th at 10PM ET/PT
Additionally, the series premiere will simulcast on sister network MTV.

[10/20/20 - 11:00 AM]
Jon M. Chu to Direct Lucasfilm's "Willow" Series for Disney+ with Warwick Davis and Ron Howard Returning
Howard, director of the original "Willow" film, returns as executive producer on the series with Bob Dolman, writer of the original film, serving as consulting producer.

[10/20/20 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Orders Limited Series "The Son"
The limited series will star and be executive produced by Nine Stories' Jake Gyllenhaal.

[10/20/20 - 10:13 AM]
It's a Miracle! "Fleabag's" Andrew Scott Narrates BBC America's "Earth's Great Seasons"
Each episode explores how animals and plants rise to the challenges of the natural world throughout the year.

[10/20/20 - 10:06 AM]
Jamie Foxx to Executive Produce and Star in "Day Shift" for Netflix
Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted 8-year old daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires.

[10/20/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Official Trailer and Key Art - Hulu's "Eater's Guide to the World"
Join narrator Maya Rudolph on a quest to find the most unexpected places to score an epic meal, while drinking and dining with the locals along the way.

[10/20/20 - 10:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant" - Official Trailer
Starring Kaley Cuoco, the eight-episode limited series is a story of how an entire life can change in one night.

[10/20/20 - 09:33 AM]
Lifetime Signs Emmy-Winning Lifestylist Sandra Lee to Help Host "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Holiday Movie Slate
Slated to launch Thanksgiving week, the special lifestyle pieces will focus on making the holidays festive and easy with ideas ranging from decorating and baking to gift giving and holiday savings.

[10/20/20 - 09:30 AM]
Video: Shawn Mendes Netflix Documentary "In Wonder" Trailer Released
The documentary is a heartfelt look at a songwriter and performer wrestling with the pressures of stardom and the emotional tolls of coming-of-age while the world watches.

[10/20/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Trash Truck" New Series Trailer - Netflix Jr
Six-year-old Hank and his best buddy - a giant honking, snorting trash truck - go on lots of fun adventures, from learning to fly to going to the movies.

[10/20/20 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces Six New "The Price Is Right" and "Let's Make a Deal" Themed Primetime Specials
Look for the first from both series on Tuesday, October 27.