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[04/10/21 - 10:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Tops Demos for FOX
Plus: "Blue Bloods" on CBS leads the night among total viewers.

[04/09/21 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 9
Updates include: Justin Timberlake to play Chuck Barris for Apple; Benedict Cumberbatch to lead Netflix's "The 39 Steps"; and Darren Star details the "Younger" spin-off project.

[04/09/21 - 12:18 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" Returns for Its Milestone 10th Year on April 30 with New Claims, Bigger Stakes and More Familiar Faces
Find out who's staking their claim in an all-new season premiering on Friday, April 30 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[04/09/21 - 10:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Lead Competitive Night
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" both top the evening among adults 18-49.

[04/09/21 - 09:30 AM]
"The Price Is Right at Night" Welcomes "Kids Say the Darndest Things" Host Tiffany Haddish and Late Night Talk Show Host Lilly Singh To "Come on Down," April 21 and 28
Haddish will play for the "She Ready Foundation" which supports foster youth; while Singh will play for "Room to Read," the non-profit helping millions of kids in low-income communities.

[04/09/21 - 09:22 AM]
discovery+ Announces It Will Capture Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass' Incredible Findings of 3,000-Year-Old Lost Golden City in Luxor
The incredible findings will air in an all-new special coming to discovery+.

[04/09/21 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Variety Series "Ziwe"
The series features interviews, musical numbers, guest stars, sketches and more - including unscripted and unpredictable interactions with everyday people.

[04/09/21 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Real Magic Mike" (wt)
From the producers behind the Magic Mike franchise and live shows comes an exhilarating and sexy series that will transform a group of men into real-life Magic Mikes.

[04/09/21 - 05:12 AM]
Video: "The Innocent" - Official Trailer - Netflix
An accidental killing leads a man down a dark hole of intrigue and murder.

[04/09/21 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "Into the Beat" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A teen ballerina discovers hip-hop by chance and is faced with an impossible choice: Does she follow her parents' footsteps... or her newfound passion?

[04/08/21 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 8
Updates include: CBS taps leads of "How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings"; Renée Elise Goldsberry cast in "She-Hulk" at Disney+; and Eli Goree scores role on Amazon's "The Peripheral."

[04/08/21 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Milestone" - Official Trailer - Ivan Ayr, Suvinder Vicky, Lakshvir Saran - Netflix India
A newly bereaved trucker, a legacy to be passed down, and a milestone that comes with its own consequences.

[04/08/21 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Law School" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a grim incident occurs at their prestigious school, justice through law is put to a test by a tough law professor and his ambitious students.

[04/08/21 - 02:31 PM]
"American Skin" Makes Its Streaming Debut on BET+ Next Week
The film follows a Black Iraqi War Vet, Lincoln Jefferson (Nate Parker), who after being denied a fair trial following the shooting death of his teenage son by a white police officer, desperately seeks justice and accountability for his son's death.

[04/08/21 - 11:31 AM]
Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment Sign Pay-one U.S. Licensing Deal for Feature Films
Under the deal, Netflix will obtain first pay window rights to SPE titles following their theatrical and home entertainment windows.

[04/08/21 - 11:15 AM]
Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith David, Kevin Smith & More Among Presenters for 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
The ceremony, which recognizes outstanding achievement in horror film and television, will premiere Sunday, April 18 at 8:00/7:00c exclusively on Shudder.

[04/08/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "The Woman in the Window" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Anna Fox (Amy Adams) feels safest when she's watching the world from behind her window; until the Russell family moves in across the street, and she witnesses something unimaginable.

[04/08/21 - 10:16 AM]
Peacock Orders "Queer as Folk" from UCP and Creator Stephen Dunn to Series
The series is a vibrant reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies, exploring a diverse group of friends in New Orleans whose lives are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy.

[04/08/21 - 10:05 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Leads Demo Race for FOX
The show's latest installment leads the night in adults 18-49 while NBC's dramas are the most-watched programs overall.

[04/08/21 - 10:05 AM]
OWN Announces Cast Members for "The Kings of Napa," From Acclaimed Creator/Showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois
The series is focused on a gorgeous and picturesque Napa Valley, California vineyard owned by the Kings, an aspirational African American family whose wealth and status lands them on the pages of design magazines and society pages.

[04/08/21 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform's "The Bold Type" Returns for Its Fifth and Final Season on May 26
A signature hit for the network, the farewell episodes of the fan-favorite series will celebrate the trio's journey into becoming who they were each meant to be.

[04/08/21 - 09:05 AM]
Find Out What Really Happens When a Man Falls for a Stranger in the New discovery+ True Crime Special "When Philip Met Missy"
The two-hour special drops Tuesday, April 27 on the streaming service.

[04/08/21 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Chi" Probes the South Side's Relationship with the Police in Fourth Season Trailer
This season will look at the wide-ranging effects of policing in the Black community after Jake (Michael V. Epps) has a fateful run-in with a group of officers.

[04/08/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Disney+
Start streaming Season 2 of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on May 14.

[04/08/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple Orders "The Crowded Room," Starring Tom Holland and Created by Academy Award Winner Akiva Goldsman
The anthology series will explore the true and inspirational stories of those who have struggled and learned to successfully live with mental illness.

[04/08/21 - 08:34 AM]
All New Season of "Saints & Sinners" Premieres Sunday, April 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT On Bounce
New episodes will premiere Sunday nights and pickup following the events of the first-ever "Saints & Sinners" movie "Judgment Day" which aired in February.

[04/08/21 - 08:23 AM]
HGTV Orders 43 New Episodes of Three Fan-Favorite Series Slated to Air in 2021
"Love It or List It," "Selling the Big Easy" and "Vacation House Rules" are all due back.

[04/08/21 - 08:20 AM]
Lifetime Presents Variety's Power of Women the Comedians Special Honoring Michaela Coel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mindy Kaling, Kate McKinnon, Maya Rudolph and Sofia Vergara
The one-hour special will premiere Monday, May 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/08/21 - 08:01 AM]
Date Change for Upcoming Shudder Original "Fried Barry" - Critically Acclaimed Sci-Fi Horror Film Shifts to May 7th
The film moves from the previously announced release of Thursday, May 6.

[04/08/21 - 08:01 AM]
Aml Ameen, Ronnie Rowe Jr. and Mouna Traore Set to Co-Star in New CBC and BET+ Original Series "The Porter"
The series is set to start production in Winnipeg, Manitoba later this spring, more additions to the cast will be announced in the coming weeks.

[04/08/21 - 07:31 AM]
Netflix Confirms Start of Production of New Series, "He's Expecting"
Based on the manga of the same name by Eri Sakai, the show humorously reverses the lifestyles of men and women and explores the differences between them, centered around the question, "What if a man became pregnant?"

[04/08/21 - 07:10 AM]
Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett Announced as ACM(R) New Male and Female Artist of the Year
ACM Awards Host Keith Urban recorded a personalized video card to surprise both Allen and Barrett with the news.

[04/08/21 - 07:02 AM]
Starz Celebrates Black Women, Friendship & Harlem in "Run the World," Premiering Globally on May 16th
The series follows a group of smart, funny, and vibrant thirty-something Black women - fiercely loyal best friends - who live, work and play in Harlem.

[04/08/21 - 06:59 AM]
Video: "Cher & The Loneliest Elephant" - Trailer - Paramount+
Stream it early on Earth Day, April 22, only on Paramount+.

[04/08/21 - 06:03 AM]
discovery+ Launches on Xfinity Flex and Soon on X1
"The launch of discovery+ on Xfinity Flex, and very soon on X1, gives our customers access to more of the best entertainment from one of the newest streaming services on the market," said Rebecca Heap, SVP, Video and Entertainment, Comcast Cable.

[04/07/21 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 7
Updates include: CBS cancels "MacGyver" after five seasons; ABC nixes freshman game show "Don't"; and Nick Offerman signs onto Hulu's "Pam & Tommy."

[04/07/21 - 02:11 PM]
Greetings from Byron Baes, Australia
Eureka Productions is behind the Netflix original series, a love letter to one of the world's most perfect playgrounds.

[04/07/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Announces Summer 2021 Schedule
The latest additions include "Mental Samurai" (May 25), "Crime Scene Kitchen" (May 26), "Hell's Kitchen: Young Guns" (May 31), "Lego(R) Masters" (June 1), "MasterChef: Legends" (June 2) and "Beat Shazam" (June 3).

[04/07/21 - 02:00 PM]
BBC America to Air the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards in Primetime on Sunday, April 11 at 9p/8c
The ceremony will be hosted by Edith Bowman and Dermot O'Leary and will be broadcast in primetime exclusively in the U.S. on the cable channel.

[04/07/21 - 01:49 PM]
Revealing the Cast That Will Bring "From Scratch" to Screen
Zoe Saldana stars in the Netflix series as Amy Wheeler, a young woman from Texas who arrives wide-eyed in Italy, searching for a life full of beauty and adventure.

[04/07/21 - 01:06 PM]
The CW to Air the Hopeful Environmental Documentary "2040" on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22
"2040" is a documentary film that explores a positive vision of the future where humanity has solved climate change, with solutions well within reach today.

[04/07/21 - 11:09 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" to Conclude Final Season with Reunion Special Hosted by Andy Cohen
After 20 seasons, host Andy Cohen will sit down with Kris, Kim, Khloé, Kourtney, Kendall, Kylie and Scott to discuss the biggest moments from their era-defining series.

[04/07/21 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Announces Summer 2021 Premiere Dates
Three new series make their debut alongside 11 of the most popular and well-known titles on television.

[04/07/21 - 11:00 AM]
Joel McHale to Host All-New Baking Competition Series "Crime Scene Kitchen," Premiering Wednesday, May 26, on FOX
The series is a culinary guessing game in which bakers are tasked with decoding what type of dessert was made, when all that's left are the crumbs, flour trails and a few elusive clues.

[04/07/21 - 10:09 AM]
Paul Schneider, Angela Sarafyan, and Jacob Lofland Lead Cast in Blumhouse's "A House on the Bayou" for EPIX(R)
The film, from writer/director Alex McAulay, will premiere on EPIX in late 2021.

[04/07/21 - 10:06 AM]
Shudder Orders Fourth Season of Groundbreaking Drag Competition Series "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula"
The Shudder Original Series will debut exclusively on the streamer day and date in all territories, alongside the previous three critically acclaimed seasons.

[04/07/21 - 10:03 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Puts CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Eye pulls in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/07/21 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Concert Special "Piano Y Mujer" Debuts Exclusively on HBO Max and HBO Latino on April 16
Detroit-born pianist Arthur Hanlon, an Irish American, who has devoted his career to Latin music, joins five female artists representing five different countries and musical styles.

[04/07/21 - 09:52 AM]
"Murderous History" - All-New Six Part Series Premieres Sunday April 25 at 9PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel(TM)
From the devastatingly bombed streets of London to industrial Chicago to Nazi Berlin, each episode captures nail-biting criminal investigations to prove that everything is not always what it seems.

[04/07/21 - 09:32 AM]
Video: "The Crime of the Century" - Official Teaser - HBO
The two-part HBO original documentary, from Emmy and Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, is a searing indictment of Big Pharma and their responsibility for manufacturing the very crisis they profit from.







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[12/08/22 - 10:08 AM]
"Tamron Hall" Grows to New Season Highs in Households and Total Viewers
"Tamron Hall" delivered two of its three most-watched telecasts of the season with its Tuesday (1.164 million Total Viewers on 11/22/22) and Monday (1.158 million Total Viewers on 11/21/22) broadcasts, respectively.

[12/08/22 - 10:04 AM]
Oxygen True Crime's "Sherri Papini: Lies, Lies and More Lies" Premieres Saturday, Dec. 17 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The 90-minute special showcases just-released investigative footage, including previously unseen interviews with Papini, as well as interviews with investigators, journalists and community members who were all at some point taken in by Papini's untruths.

[12/08/22 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Original "This Place Rules" from Andrew Callaghan Debuts December 30
Acclaimed for his unfiltered reporting and deadpan humor, Andrew Callaghan brings his gonzo style reporting to HBO to explore the undercurrents that led to the January 6 Capitol Riot.

[12/08/22 - 10:00 AM]
Prime Video Announces Stand-Up Comedy Special "Nate Bargatze: Hello World"
The brand-new special, recorded at the Celebrity Theater in Phoenix, AZ, explores topics including growing up in the '80s and '90s, the hardest part of marriage, and saying dumb things.

[12/08/22 - 09:57 AM]
OWN Premieres Season Two of "Love & Marriage: D.C." on Saturday, January 21 at 8PM ET/PT and Welcomes New Cast Members Joi Carter and Clifton Pettie to the Group
The series will also continue to follow Erana and Jamie Tyler, and Ashley Silva and her husband on-air personality DJ Quicksilva.

[12/08/22 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Paul T. Goldman" - Official Trailer - Peacock Original
"Paul T. Goldman" is a mind-bending series from the director of "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" and the producers of "The Disaster Artist."

[12/08/22 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "Madoff: The Monster of Wall Street" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The four part edge-of your seat financial thriller which reveals the truth behind Bernie Madoff's infamous multibillion-dollar global Ponzi scheme and the ways in which a willfully blind financial system allowed it to flourish for decades.

[12/08/22 - 09:07 AM]
Original Animated Series "Koala Man," Starring Michael Cusack, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Snook, Jemaine Clement, Demi Lardner and More, Will Premiere Monday, January 9th on Hulu
"Koala Man" follows middle-aged dad Kevin and his titular not-so-secret identity, whose only superpower is a burning passion for following rules and snuffing out petty crime in the town of Dapto.

[12/08/22 - 09:05 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Episodes of Emmy Award-Winning Hit "Carpool Karaoke: The Series," to Premiere on December 9
This season, the stars - sharing a car, singing along to their personal playlists and embarking on new adventures - include Kevin Bacon, Michael Bacon, Ciara, Chelsea Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Duran Duran, Nikki Glaser, Method Man, Sandra Oh, Chris Redd, Amber Ruffin, Wilco, Russell Wilson, the cast of "For All Mankind" and more.

[12/08/22 - 09:02 AM]
"Just Love and a Thousand Songs," A Music Special Starring Tini and Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of "Violetta's" Release Now Streaming on Disney+
Tini shares the Astor Piazzolla Theater's stage in Buenos Aires with Blanco, Molfese and Lambre to give fans an intimate and unforgettable musical performance that pays tribute to "Violetta."

[12/08/22 - 09:01 AM]
"100 Days to Indy" Coming to The CW Network in Spring 2023
Produced by Penske Entertainment and VICE Media Group, the six-part series will take fans behind the scenes to chronicle the bold and brash personalities of the NTT IndyCar Series as they begin the 2023 season and start their epic quest for racing's greatest prize.

[12/08/22 - 09:00 AM]
Video: The "Hunters" Reassemble, as Prime Video Releases New Teaser Trailer for Season Two of the Action-Packed Series
The second and final season of Hunters will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on January 13.

[12/08/22 - 08:41 AM]
Apple Studios Picks Up New Drama Series "Firebug," Starring and Executive Produced by Taron Egerton and Hailing from Creator Dennis Lehane
Written by Lehane and inspired by true events, "Firebug" will follow a troubled detective and an enigmatic arson investigator (played by Egerton) as they pursue the trails of two serial arsonists.

[12/08/22 - 08:12 AM]
Video: Babies, Secret Romances and the Dramatic Return of an Old Rival Revealed in the Explosive "Growing Up Hip Hop" Supertease
"Growing Up Hip Hop" is back with more secrets, drama, and... babies in the all-new seventh season premiering Thursday, January 5 on WE tv.

[12/08/22 - 08:03 AM]
"Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2023" Returns to Puerto Rico for Spanish Language Countdown
Multiplatinum-selling Puerto Rican singer and rapper Farruko will also be in attendance to give a spectacular performance.