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[03/18/21 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 18
Updates include: Canadian import "Burden of Truth" to sign off after four seasons; Dulé Hill cast in ABC's "The Wonder Years" reboot pilot; and Matthew McConaughey in talks to return for "A Time to Kill" sequel TV series at HBO.

[03/18/21 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Ajeeb Daastaans" - Official Teaser - Netflix India
Four shorts explore the surprising ways in which unexpected catalysts inflame the uncomfortable emotions simmering under fractured relationships.

[03/18/21 - 05:20 PM]
Netflix Confirms Casting of Joo Won for Korean Original Series "Carter"
The new original series is about an agent suffering from memory loss who is thrown into the middle of a mysterious mission.

[03/18/21 - 04:01 PM]
Video: "Ride or Die" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Rei helps the woman she's been in love with for years escape her abusive husband. While on the run, their feelings for each other catch fire.

[03/18/21 - 02:50 PM]
Damon Wayans Jr., Jessy Hodges, Alex Karpovsky & Nate Torrence to Star in TBS' Upcoming Scripted Comedy Pilot, "Kill the Orange-Faced Bear"
The pilot is scheduled to begin shooting in Portland in May.

[03/18/21 - 01:48 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Makes History as the First Streaming Service to Secure an Exclusive National Broadcast Package from the NFL, Becoming the Home for "Thursday Night Football" Beginning in 2023
The number of regular-season games included in the "Thursday Night Football" package is increasing from 11 to 15, with all games airing on Prime Video as part of a Prime membership.

[03/18/21 - 01:42 PM]
Nickelodeon Renews Top-Rated Live-Action Comedy "Danger Force" and Tyler Perry's "Young Dylan"; Net Also Orders Six Additional Episodes of "Side Hustle" for Season One
"Danger Force" will return for 26 new episodes; while "Young Dylan" is due back with 20 episodes.

[03/18/21 - 01:41 PM]
Nickelodeon to Begin Production on "The Loud House: A Very Loud Christmas!" in April; Original Live-Action Holiday TV Movie Based on Emmy Award-Winning Animated Series Premieres November
Casting is currently underway, with Wolfgang Schaeffer tapped to play 11-year-old Lincoln Loud and Jahzir Bruno as Clyde McBride, Lincoln's best friend.

[03/18/21 - 01:40 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights "Warped!," All-New Live-Action Buddy Comedy Series From Co-Creators Kevin Kopelow & Heath Seifert
The series follows Milo, the beloved head geek at popular comic book shop Warped!, who forms an unlikely alliance with his new quirky and excitable co-worker Ruby to create the world's greatest graphic novel.

[03/18/21 - 01:39 PM]
Nickelodeon Begins Production on the New "iCarly" Series for Paramount+; Laci Mosley and Jaidyn Triplett Join Cast Alongside Original Series Stars Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor and Nathan Kress
The 13-episode season picks up nearly 10 years after the original show ended, and finds Carly Shay, the original influencer, and her friends navigating work, love and their family in their twenties.

[03/18/21 - 01:38 PM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights All-New Comedy Series Starring Teen Sensation Alaya "That Girl Lay Lay" High; Will Packer Media Set to Produce First Project from Overall Talent Deal
Created by David A. Arnold, the series follows Lay Lay, an avatar from a personal affirmation app that magically comes to life, and her best friend Sadie as they navigate life as teenagers and discover who they truly are.

[03/18/21 - 01:37 PM]
Nickelodeon Fuels Original Animation Content Slate with Two New Series Greenlights: "ZJ Sparkleton" and "The Hamster Show"
Both series are produced by Nelvana, a world-leading international producer, distributor and licensor of children's animated and live-action content, and slated to premiere on Nickelodeon in the U.S. in 2022, with international markets to follow.

[03/18/21 - 01:36 PM]
Nickelodeon Taps All-Star Voice Talent Lineup for Iconic Grown-Up Roles in Brand-New "Rugrats," Debuting Spring 2021 on Paramount+
The latest additions include Nicole Byer, Anna Chlumsky, Tommy Dewey, Tony Hale, Michael McKean, Omar Miller, Natalie Morales, Timothy Simons and Ashley Rae Spillers.

[03/18/21 - 01:36 PM]
Fox Corporation Announces New Eleven-Year Media Rights Agreement with the National Football League
The 11-year agreement extends FOX's coverage of premier National Football Conference games, creates new and exclusive holiday games on FOX, and expands FOX's digital rights to enable future direct-to-consumer opportunities as well as NFL programming on FOX's AVOD streaming service Tubi.

[03/18/21 - 01:36 PM]
The Walt Disney Company, ESPN and National Football League Reach Landmark Long-Term Agreement
ABC/ESPN will carry two Super Bowls (2026, 2030 seasons) as part of a rotation between the NFL's media partners, marking the first time that an ESPN-NFL agreement included such Super Bowl rights.

[03/18/21 - 01:35 PM]
The Nickelodeon Virtual Upfront Show: Bring Your Kids!
"We're applying our commitment to creating relatable characters and content to our upfront presentation so our partners can experience Nickelodeon exactly the way kids do, with surprise, humor and relevance," said Brian Robbins, President, ViacomCBS Kids & Family.

[03/18/21 - 01:31 PM]
A Routine Traffic Stop Sparks an International Manhunt and Exposes the Mexican Cartel at America's Doorsteps in "American Cartel"
The three-part docuseries will begin streaming on Tuesday, March 30 on discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service now available from Discovery Communications.

[03/18/21 - 01:29 PM]
Second Season of "Undercover Billionaire" Returns to Discovery on Tuesday, April 20
This season, three successful entrepreneurs are betting $1 million that they can go undercover in three different cities, start their own business with just $100 and top the million-dollar mark in just 90 days.

[03/18/21 - 01:24 PM]
NBCUniversal and NFL Reach 11-Year Extension & Expansion for "Sunday Night Football," Primetime TV's #1 Show
In addition, beginning with the upcoming 2021 season, Peacock will stream all NBC "Sunday Night Football" games and the "Football Night in America" studio show.

[03/18/21 - 01:21 PM]
ViacomCBS and NFL Reach New Long-Term Multiplatform Rights Agreement Through the 2033 Season
CBS Sports continues as the home of the NFL's American Football Conference, with all games broadcast on the CBS Television Network and streamed live on Paramount+, ViacomCBS' flagship streaming service.

[03/18/21 - 01:07 PM]
NFL Completes Long-Term Media Distribution Agreements Providing Fans Greater Access to NFL Games Than Ever Before
The new agreements will begin with the 2023 season and run through the 2033 season.

[03/18/21 - 11:20 AM]
Discovery Announces the Return of "Dirty Jobs" with Mike Rowe
The series will premiere later this year on Discovery.

[03/18/21 - 11:00 AM]
OWN Orders New Seasons of Five Unscripted Hits and Greenlights New Series "Young and Gospel"
"Family or Fiancé," "Black Love," "Ready to Love," "Put A Ring On It" and "Love & Marriage: Huntsville" are all due back.

[03/18/21 - 10:49 AM]
Michael Symon Joins Anne Burrell to Mentor Fan Favorite Recruits Toward a Chance at Redemption in "Worst Cooks in America: Best of the Worst"
The six-episode season premieres on Sunday, April 25 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network and streams the same day on discovery+.

[03/18/21 - 10:08 AM]
Video: Animation Genius Bill Plympton Returns to "The Simpsons" with an All-New Couch Gag for the 700th Episode, Airing This Sunday, March 21, on FOX
A secret about Flanders' past is revealed and a never-before-seen room is discovered in the Simpson home in the all-new episode, "Manger Things."

[03/18/21 - 10:07 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "The Masked Singer" Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched overall.

[03/18/21 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Orders Two-Part Documentary Series "Untitled Brittany Murphy"
The documentary presents an in-depth, intimate character portrait exploring the life and career and mysterious circumstances surrounding the tragic death of 90's actress and rising star, Brittany Murphy.

[03/18/21 - 10:00 AM]
Netflix Makes Room for More Marie Kondo, "Get Organized with The Home Edit" and "Dream Home Makeover"
"Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo" will premiere this summer on the streaming service.

[03/18/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "Fast & Furious: Spy Racers" - Season 4 Trailer - Netflix
New episodes premiere Friday, April 16 on the streaming service.

[03/18/21 - 09:35 AM]
Red Nose Day Returns Thursday, May 27 Bringing Joy and Hope in Support of Millions of Children Facing Poverty
NBC's special programming will be anchored by an exclusive, fast-paced Red Nose Day episode of "The Wall" at 8:00/7:00c, hosted by Chris Hardwick, a longtime supporter of the campaign.

[03/18/21 - 09:25 AM]
Spectrum Originals Greenlights Paramount Television Studios Produced Drama "Joe Pickett" Starring Michael Dorman
The series follows a game warden (Dorman) and his family as they navigate the changing political and socio-economic climate in a small rural town in Wyoming.

[03/18/21 - 09:02 AM]
"Urban One Honors" Celebrates Women Leading the Change in Its Annual Commemoration of Black Excellence Hosted by Erica Campbell and Roland Martin Set to Air on May 16 at 9 PM ET/8C on TV One and CLEO TV
This year's theme is "Women Leading the Change" and will highlight the extraordinary contributions of women in business, media, health, politics, leading to impactful change within the Black community.

[03/18/21 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime(R) to Premiere "The Chi," "Black Monday" and "Flatbush Misdemeanors" on Sunday, May 23
Look for all three series back-to-back starting at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/18/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Meet Our New Sitter! - "The Baby-Sitters Club" - Netflix Futures
Kyndra Sanchez is the latest addition to the series.

[03/18/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Grants Straight-to-Series Order to New Comedy Series, Starring Emmy Award Winner Maya Rudolph, From Emmy Award-Winning Creators Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard
Rudolph will star as Molly, a woman whose seemingly perfect life is upended after her husband leaves her with nothing but 87 billion dollars.

[03/18/21 - 08:03 AM]
Video: EPIX's(R) Award-Winning Drama Series "Godfather of Harlem" Announces Additional Season Two Casting, Releases Full-Length Trailer
Justin Bartha, Method Man, Annabella Sciorra, Michael Rispoli, Ronald Guttman, Gino Cafarelli, Isaach De Bankolé and Neal Matarazzo are all on tap for the new season.

[03/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A single dad and cosmetics brand owner (Jamie Foxx) figures out fatherhood on the fly when his strong-minded teen daughter moves in with him.

[03/18/21 - 08:00 AM]
Discovery, Inc. Names Missy Birns-Halperin Head of Talent Development and Casting for discovery+ Streaming Service
Prior to joining Discovery, she served as EVP, Global Talent Strategy for National Geographic Partners, propelling National Geographic talent into the entertainment world, while also bringing high-profile entertainment talent to the brand.

[03/18/21 - 06:36 AM]
Play Ball: FOX Sports Sets Schedule for 2021 Major League Baseball Regular Season
Starting Saturday, May 22, FOX carries regionalized action on nine Saturdays in prime time.

[03/18/21 - 05:17 AM]
Iain Glen, Emily Hampshire, Martin Compston, Rochenda Sandall, Owen Teale, Richard Pepple, Mark Bonnar, Calvin Demba, Emun Elliott, Abraham Popoola, Stuart McQuarrie and Molly Vevers to Star in "The Rig" for Amazon Prime Video
The series is set to film exclusively in Scotland later this month on an oil rig and at FirstStage Studios in Edinburgh.

[03/18/21 - 05:01 AM]
Peacock Makes All Nine Seasons of "The Office" Available for Free for One Week Only
In honor of its 16th anniversary, Peacock is making all nine seasons of original series available for free for one week only, starting today, March 18.

[03/18/21 - 02:32 AM]
Jakob Oftebro, Ardalan Esmaili, Dar Salim and Erik Enge Starring in Swedish Netflix Film "Black Crab" Together with Noomi Rapace
The Scandinavian action thriller is set in a post-apocalyptic world torn apart by climate change and war.

[03/18/21 - 02:26 AM]
Raul Arevalo and Bruno Gagliasso Will Star in "Santo," The First Netflix Original Series Filmed Between Spain and Brazil
"Santo" is a thrilling crime, action and intriguing thriller series that sometimes resembles terror.

[03/17/21 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 17
Updates include: "Justified" alums to re-team for new Elmore Leonard adaptation at FX; Alice Kremelberg to star in new season of USA's "The Sinner"; and Pam Dawber to recur on "NCIS."

[03/17/21 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Irul" - Official Trailer - Fahadh Faasil, Soubin Shahir, Darshana Rajendran - Malayalam Film
The movie takes the shape of an old-fashioned whodunit - the kind with mystery, suspense and a house which feels like a mousetrap.

[03/17/21 - 01:48 PM]
Netflix Acquires "He's All That" Starring TikTok Sensation Addison Rae and Tanner Buchanan from Miramax
The film will reimagine the original plot of the 1999 teen classic "She's All That."

[03/17/21 - 12:07 PM]
Season One of "Joseline's Cabaret: Miami" Is Coming to WE tv on April 15th at 10 PM ET/PT
The series follows Joseline Hernandez in her hometown of Miami, as she creates a sensual cabaret featuring her own original music and a group of dancers who aren't quite ready to fall in line just yet.

[03/17/21 - 12:02 PM]
Syfy's "Resident Alien" Extends Its Stay on Earth with Season 2 Renewal
The 10-episode first season of "Resident Alien" will wrap on Wednesday, March 31.

[03/17/21 - 12:00 PM]
The Much-Anticipated Final Season of "Younger" to Premiere April 15 on Paramount+
The first four episodes will be available to stream at premiere, with the remaining eight episodes dropping weekly on Thursdays.

[03/17/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "The Girlfriend Experience" - Season 3 Official Trailer - Starz
The new season, due on May 2, is set amidst the London tech scene and focuses on Iris, a neuroscience major.







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[04/22/21 - 01:08 PM]
Spectrum Originals to Debut Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Nominated Team Robert and Michelle King's Series "The Bite" on May 21
The six-episode series follows the lives of two neighbors Rachel (Audra McDonald) and Lily (Taylor Schilling) as they embark on unprecedented times when a deadly new strain of a virus arrives.

[04/22/21 - 11:35 AM]
Video: "Stuck with You" - Season 2 - Official Trailer - An ALLBLK Original Series
The series returns to the streaming service on Thursday, May 6.

[04/22/21 - 11:02 AM]
Netflix Teams Up with Bubba Wallace for Documentary Series
The series follows NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace as he competes for the newly formed 23XI Racing team.

[04/22/21 - 11:01 AM]
Angelina Jolie in "Those Who Wish Me Dead," "Tenet," "In Treatment," New Dark Comedy Series "Hacks" and "Adventure Time: Distant Lands - Together Again" Arrive on HBO Max This May
Also on tap are a new season of "Gomorrah" and the Andrew Scott/Ruth Wilson-led film "Oslo."

[04/22/21 - 11:01 AM]
Bravo's "Summer House" Two-Part Reunion Begins Thursday, April 29th at 9:15 PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down with Kyle Cooke, Amanda Batula, Lindsay Hubbard, Danielle Olivera, Carl Radke, Hannah Berner, Paige DeSorbo, Luke Gulbranson, and season newcomer Ciara Miller.

[04/22/21 - 10:02 AM]
Kouvr Annon, Nikita Dragun, Sienna Mae Gomez, Chase Hudson, Larri Merritt, Thomas Petrou, Alex Warren, and Jack Wright - a.k.a Hype House - Will Star in a New Unscripted Series for Netflix
The series will reveal a side of themselves (and their relationships) that we rarely see.

[04/22/21 - 09:03 AM]
Angie Harmon Joins New Lifetime Unscripted Series "Cellmate Secrets" Debuting Fridays During Network's First Annual "Summer of Secrets" Following Enhanced Versions of Lifetime Original Movies
The series reveals new insights and information as former friends, guards, cellmates and lovers give first-hand accounts of their time with the famed felons and defendants.

[04/22/21 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders Docuseries "Take Out," Chronicling the Cultural Contributions and Unique Stories of Asian Restaurants from Award-Winning Journalist Lisa Ling
The six-part series follows Ling as she takes viewers behind the counter and into the lives of the people and families who run some of America's over 45,000 Asian restaurants.

[04/22/21 - 09:00 AM]
Disney Channel Announces One Night Only Season One Marathon of Disney+ Original Series, "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series," on Saturday, May 8
The break-free, one-time-only marathon will also feature sneak peeks of season two, a new musical number performed by Nini and Ricky, special messages from and fun facts about the cast, fan-favorite "Buspool Karaoke" music videos and much more.

[04/22/21 - 08:54 AM]
Annie Murphy Returns to Television in the Groundbreaking New Series "Kevin Can F**k Himself" Sunday, June 13 on AMC+ and Sunday, June 20 on AMC
The remaining episodes will continue to debut on AMC+ one week ahead of the AMC linear airings on Sundays at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/22/21 - 08:00 AM]
The 90 Day Universe Sizzles with New Series, "90 Day: Foody Call" Streaming on discovery+ May 29
Expect a dash of sass and a lot of fun when couples from the franchise invite you into their kitchens and dish on recipes for relationship success, all while preparing traditional meals from their home countries.

[04/22/21 - 07:00 AM]
Video: "Fathom" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
Watch as Dr. Michelle Fournet and Dr. Ellen Garland journey to opposite hemispheres on an undertaking as colossal as their humpback whale subjects - deciphering the complex communication of whales to uncover a culture in the oceans older than humankind.

[04/22/21 - 06:50 AM]
BET to Honor Earl "DMX" Simmons with Live Exclusive Coverage of His Homegoing Celebration and Special Programming on Sunday, April 25
In addition to the homegoing celebration, BET will air special programming that day to remember Simmons including a selection of films and documentaries starring or featuring the late recording artist and actor.

[04/22/21 - 06:17 AM]
"discovery+ Immersions" Launch Today with Special Long-Form, Premium Nature Programming in Celebration of Earth Day
The series features never-before seen footage from specials including "Sunrise Earth" and "North America," with 30-minute to 3-hour feeds focusing on animals and moments.

[04/22/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ruairi O'Connor, Sarah Catherine Hook, and Julian Hilliard, the film is coming June 4 to theaters and on HBO Max.