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[10/03/20 - 03:23 PM]
Smithsonian Channel (TM) Greenlights Remarkable Docuseries "Tomb Hunters" (wt)
In Saqqara, just outside of Cairo, buried 36 feet deep, an incredible 27+ sarcophagi were recently found.

[10/03/20 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Put ABC on Top
The Alphabet's coverage of Game 2 leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/02/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 2
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC extend cast options on various pilots; Netflix to film second season of "Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready"; and Matt Olmstead departs as showrunner of "Law & Order: Organized Crime."

[10/02/20 - 11:21 AM]
BYUtv Presents "The Chosen" in Broadcast World Premiere of Largest Ever Crowdfunded Series
"The Chosen" will receive its broadcast world premiere on BYUtv beginning Sunday, October 4, with all eight episodes of season one available for free on the BYUtv app and website the following day.

[10/02/20 - 11:00 AM]
"SNL" Continues Live Coast-to-Coast with Two New October Shows
Bill Burr will make his hosting debut on October 10 followed by Issa Rae, also hosting for the first time, on October 17.

[10/02/20 - 10:08 AM]
Comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias to Host Nickelodeon's "Unleashed," All-New Comedic Pet Talent Competition Series Premieres Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series brings the most impressive animal acts together to compete on stage in front of a jury comprised of kids and celebrity judges for the title of "Most Entertaining Pet" of the night.

[10/02/20 - 10:01 AM]
Season 3 of "Cobra Kai" Premieres January 8, 2021 Only on Netflix
And gear up because Season 4 is officially training to join the fight.

[10/02/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Docu-Comedy Series "How to with John Wilson" Debuts October 23
In a uniquely hilarious odyssey of self-discovery and cultural observation, Wilson covertly and obsessively films the lives of his fellow New Yorkers while attempting to give everyday advice on relatable topics.

[10/02/20 - 08:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts Conversations Around "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents," by Isabel Wilkerson, Exclusively on Apple TV+
Look for new installments of "Oprah's Book Club" and "The Oprah Conversation."

[10/02/20 - 08:36 AM]
Apple TV+ Celebrates Peanuts' 70th Anniversary with "The Snoopy Show"
"The Snoopy Show" will make its global debut February 5, 2021, exclusively on Apple TV+.

[10/02/20 - 08:33 AM]
Video: "The Last Kids on Earth" Book 3 Trailer - Netflix Futures
As the four pals continue to live it up with their monster allies, Jack worries a newly discovered radio transmitter may put an end to the fun.

[10/02/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos with Expanded "Big Brother"
The Eye edges the competition among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[10/02/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers New Documentary "Kingdom of Silence" for Free on the Second Anniversary of the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
The film is also available across multiple television and streaming providers' devices, websites, applications and authenticated online services and their free on demand channels.

[10/02/20 - 08:01 AM]
Peacock to Debut Original News Shows Featuring Mehdi Hasan and Zerlina Maxwell
"The Mehdi Hasan Show" and "Zerlina." add thought-provoking discourse and deep analysis to Peacock's new, exclusive news commentary channel, The Choice.

[10/02/20 - 07:51 AM]
"Braxton Family Values" Season 7 Premieres Thursday, November 5 on WE tv
The Braxtons are back in full force with the family's biggest surprise.

[10/02/20 - 07:10 AM]
Discovery's #1 Rated and Most Watched Series "Gold Rush" Returns for an All-New Season Friday Oct. 23
Gold miners Parker Schnabel, Tony Beets and Rick Ness take massive gambles this season as they face the worst time crunch ever as the gold fields opened two months late because of COVID-19.

[10/02/20 - 07:00 AM]
Warner Bros. Pictures Will Premiere the Family Event Film of the Season, "Roald Dahl's The Witches," Exclusively on HBO Max
In addition to the film's U.S. debut on HBO Max, the film will fly into theatres internationally beginning October 28.

[10/02/20 - 06:59 AM]
Acorn TV Commissions British Crime Drama "Whitstable Pearl" from Buccaneer Media
The new six-part series will feature Kerry Godliman in the lead role as Pearl Nolan.

[10/02/20 - 05:30 AM]
FOX Sports Adds The Spring League to Its Extensive Football Programming Lineup
Featuring some of the brightest up-and-coming prospects in the game, TSL football will air weekdays on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings on FS1.

[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.







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[04/20/21 - 02:04 PM]
CBS Opts for Repeats Tonight; Originals Pushed to Next Tuesday
"NCIS," "FBI" and "FBI: Most Wanted" will be back on April 27.

[04/20/21 - 12:01 PM]
Nathalie Kelley, Colin Donnell and Patti Murin Star in an All New Original Mystery "To Catch a Spy" on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
The movie, due on June 20, is currently filming on location in Malta.

[04/20/21 - 11:32 AM]
Key Art Debut - A Hulu Original "Marvel's M.O.D.O.K."
"Marvel's M.O.D.O.K" premieres all episodes May 21, only on Hulu.

[04/20/21 - 10:36 AM]
Vice President Kamala Harris Joins discovery+ and NowThis Earth Day Climate Special, "Action Planet: Meeting the Climate Challenge"
The special will premiere on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, across Discovery's streaming service discovery+, and will then broadcast in primetime that evening on OWN at 9pm EST, Discovery at 10pm EST, and at 11pm EST on Science Channel.

[04/20/21 - 10:25 AM]
Video: Apple Reveals Premiere Date and Teaser Trailer for the Second Season of Its Award-Winning, Comedy Phenomenon "Ted Lasso," Debuting Friday, July 23
The broadly acclaimed, hit series has already been renewed for a third season ahead of its season two premiere.

[04/20/21 - 10:19 AM]
Hulu Announces Original Documentary "Homeroom"
The project is Peter Nicks' final chapter in a trilogy of films examining the relationship between health care, criminal justice, and education in Oakland, CA over the past decade.

[04/20/21 - 10:17 AM]
Launching Only on Hulu, ABC News Originals Examines the Climate Crisis and Potential Solutions with "It's Not Too Late: Earth Day Special," Hosted by ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee
Zee will take viewers on a global journey of discovery to showcase the planet's rich biodiversity that's at stake, the scientific link between extreme weather and climate change, and the auto industry's bold plans to become carbon neutral within the next 20 years.

[04/20/21 - 10:04 AM]
YouTube Announces New Slate of Original Content Bringing Together Climate and Sustainability Leaders Including Bill Gates
Highlights include the return of "Create Together" and "BookTube" on April 22.

[04/20/21 - 09:59 AM]
HBO's "The Crime of the Century," A Searing Investigation Revealing the Inner Workings of the Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Behind the Opioid Epidemic, Debuts May 10
Directed by Alex Gibney, the two-part documentary is a searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations that enabled over-production, reckless distribution and abuse of synthetic opiates.

[04/20/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Adventure Time: Distant Lands" - Together Again - HBO Max
Will Finn and Jake be best bros forever as they embark on the most important adventure of their lives?

[04/20/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Upshaws" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A working-class family in Indiana struggles to make it work and make it right without the blueprint to do it.

[04/20/21 - 09:17 AM]
Dakota Johnson to Star in "Persuasion"
The Netflix film takes a modern, witty approach to a beloved story while still remaining true to Jane Austen's classic novel.

[04/20/21 - 08:59 AM]
NBA Legend, Dwyane Wade, Hosts TBS' New High-Stakes Game Show "The Cube" Premiering on Thursday, June 10 at 9 PM ET/PT
"The Cube" features new challenges in every episode to keep the teams on their feet and allow host and executive producer Dwyane to show his own skills.

[04/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
The Remarkable True Crime Docu-Series, "Between Black and Blue," Comes to Sundance Now and AMC+ on Tuesday, May 25
The four-part series uncovers an unbelievable story involving crooked cops, a mafia Godfather, an alleged public poisoning, Elvis Presley, and a cocaine-addicted newspaper editor who printed it all.

[04/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Wings of Fire" Animated Event Series Takes Flight at Netflix
The epic fantasy saga marks the first animated series from Academy Award(R) Nominee and Emmy Award(R) Winner Ava DuVernay and ARRAY Filmworks.