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[08/11/21 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 11
Updates include: "Power" creator Courtney A. Kemp sets up shop at Netflix; ABC passes on "Epic" drama pilot; and Kathy Griffin to recur on "Search Party" at HBO Max.

[08/11/21 - 07:01 PM]
Video: "Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A big-city dentist opens up a practice in a close-knit seaside village, home to a charming jack-of-all-trades who is her polar opposite in every way.

[08/11/21 - 05:30 PM]
TNT's "Rhodes to the Top" Premieres September 29 at 10 p.m.
"Rhodes to the Top" goes inside the lives of Cody and Brandi Rhodes as they navigate their growing family while helping to build AEW's global wrestling empire.

[08/11/21 - 04:04 PM]
BBC One's "The Capture" Casts Paapa Essiedu as Series Two Guest Lead
Indira Varma and Andy Nyman also join the cast, alongside returning actors Ron Perlman, Ben Miles, Lia Williams, Nigel Lindsay, Cavan Clerkin and Ginny Holder.

[08/11/21 - 12:30 PM]
AMC Networks' Shudder Acquires Period Horror "The Last Thing Mary Saw" Ahead of World Premiere at Fantasia Festival
Shudder will release the film, which is written and directed by Edoardo Vitaletti, in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand in early 2022.

[08/11/21 - 12:17 PM]
Video: Showtime Releases Trailer and Announces Premiere Date for "Detainee 001"
The film unpacks the mysteries surrounding the young American man, John Walker Lindh, found on the battlefield in Afghanistan alongside the people who were supposed to be his enemy.

[08/11/21 - 12:10 PM]
"Annie Live!" Has Found Its Rooster - Tituss Burgess Joins NBC's All-Star Cast for the Dec. 2 Holiday Musical Event
"I've always wanted to be a villain," said Burgess, who will play the underhanded brother of the ruthless Miss Hannigan, played by Taraji P. Henson.

[08/11/21 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Picks Up "Promised Land" Pilot to Series
The project is an epic, generation-spanning drama about two Latinx families vying for wealth and power in California's Sonoma Valley.

[08/11/21 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Max Renews Hit Max Original Docuseries "Wahl Street" from Executive Producer Mark Wahlberg
The 10-episode order is produced by Wahlberg's Unrealistic Ideas.

[08/11/21 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "American Crime Story - Impeachment" - Betrayal - Teaser - FX
See the untold story through their eyes. "Impeachment: American Crime Story" premieres September 7, only on FX.

[08/11/21 - 10:30 AM]
Casting for "FBI: International" Is Complete! New Series Is Third in Dick Wolf/CBS Franchise, and the First Wolf Entertainment U.S. Series to Film Overseas
Headquartered (and filmed) in Budapest, elite operatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's International Fly Team travel the world with the mission of tracking and neutralizing threats against American citizens wherever they may be.

[08/11/21 - 10:15 AM]
Peacock to Launch Original Docuseries "Born for Business" on Monday, August 23
The 10-episode series chronicles the lives of four entrepreneurs with disabilities.

[08/11/21 - 10:10 AM]
Sony Pictures Television Names Mayim Bialik and Mike Richards as "Jeopardy!" Hosts
Richards will kick off Season 38 as the full-time host of "Jeopardy!'s" long-running daily syndicated program; while Bialik joins as the host of "Jeopardy!'s" primetime and spinoff series.

[08/11/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases Official Trailer for Season Two of the Max Original "The Other Two," Debuting August 26
The 10-episode Max Original series continues with two new episodes weekly on September 2, September 9, and September 16, leading up to the final two episodes of the season on September 23.

[08/11/21 - 09:37 AM]
Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants Universe Expands Again, With More Than 50 New Episodes Picked Up Across "Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years," "The Patrick Star Show" and the Original "SpongeBob SquarePants" Series
Each of the three series in the SpongeBob SquarePants universe continue to garner sizeable audiences.

[08/11/21 - 09:30 AM]
ABC Orders "Jeopardy! National College Championship," An All-New Tournament Which Will Air in Primetime in 2022
Hosted by Mayim Bialik, the competition will feature 15 colleges and universities from across the country battling head-to-head for two weeks of intense competition.

[08/11/21 - 09:29 AM]
Amazon Original Thriller "I Know What You Did Last Summer" to Premiere October 15 on Amazon Prime Video
The first four episodes will be released on October 15, with new episodes available each subsequent Friday.

[08/11/21 - 09:14 AM]
MTV Reveals Nominations for 2021 "Video Music Awards" (VMAs)
Justin Bieber (7) leads this year's list of nominees, followed closely by Megan Thee Stallion (6) with Billie Eilish, BTS, Doja Cat, Drake, Giveon, Lil Nas X and first-time nominee Olivia Rodrigo earning (5) nods apiece.

[08/11/21 - 08:36 AM]
Video: Official Trailer and Key Art for "Growing Up Animal," The National Geographic Original Series for Disney+, Available Now
The series, narrated by Tracee Ellis Ross, follows animal mothers and babies from the womb to the outside world as they face the triumphs and trials of nature.

[08/11/21 - 08:18 AM]
OWN and Hologic Announce Unprecedented Partnership to Combat Health Disparities
Key insights from leading public health, academic, and professional health organizations indicate that healthcare is a critical social justice issue that will require collective resources to eradicate.

[08/11/21 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Clickbait" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When family man Nick Brewer is abducted in a crime with a sinister online twist, those closest to him race to uncover who is behind it and why.

[08/11/21 - 07:00 AM]
Video: "All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs" - Teaser Trailer - Prime Video
The latest installment in the franchise comes to Prime Video on October 1.

[08/11/21 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Metal Shop Masters" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
On this competition show, a group of metal artists torch, cut and weld epic, badass creations from hardened steel.

[08/11/21 - 06:15 AM]
Nate Burleson Reaches New Multiplatform Agreement with CBS Across News, Sports and Entertainment
Beginning in September, Burleson will join "CBS This Morning" as co-host with Gayle King and Tony Dokoupil, anchoring the Network's flagship morning program, 7:00-9:00 AM, ET weekdays.

[08/11/21 - 05:06 AM]
EPIX Docuseries "Fiasco" to Premiere September 19 at 10 PM
Season one will tell the story of the?Iran-Contra affair, the Cold War-era debacle - involving a secret war in Nicaragua and an arms-for-hostages deal with Iran - that almost took down the presidency of Ronald Reagan.

[08/11/21 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "JJ+E" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Elisabeth and John-John live in the same city, but they inhabit different worlds. Can a passionate first love break through class and cultural barriers?

[08/10/21 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 10
Updates include: Hulu's "How I Met Your Father" fills out cast; Judith Light cast in Starz's "Shining Vale"; and Nora and Lilla Zuckerman to run Peacock's "Poker Face."

[08/10/21 - 05:46 PM]
Video: "Bring Your Own Brigade" - First Look - Paramount+
In November 2018, wildfires forced the evacuation of terrified residents from the cities of Malibu and Paradise. Twice-Oscar(R)-nominated filmmaker Lucy Walker captures the heroism and horror of that unfathomable disaster.

[08/10/21 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Squid Game" - Date Announcement - Netflix
Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits - with deadly high stakes.

[08/10/21 - 03:01 PM]
Peacock Rounds Out Cast for Original Holiday Movie "The Real Housewives of the North Pole" Starring Betsy Brandt and Kyle Richards
Jearnest Corchado, Kyle Selig, Tetona Jackson, Carlos Ponce, Alec Mapa and Damon Dayoub will also star in the film.

[08/10/21 - 02:28 PM]
Video: All-New Promo for FOX's New Uplifting Drama, "The Big Leap"
The series - a modern tale about second chances, chasing your dreams and taking back what's yours - premieres Monday, September 20.

[08/10/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: Showtime Gets The Inside Scoop with New Trailer on "Gossip," A Limited Docu-Series Premiering Sunday, August 22 at 8 PM ET/PT
Directed by Jenny Carchman, the four-part docu-series celebrates the history of tabloid reporting throughout the last half century, following Rupert Murdoch's purchase of the New York Post and the career of its legendary columnist Cindy Adams.

[08/10/21 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Limited Series "The White Lotus" from Mike White Renewed for a Second Installment
The next chapter leaves Hawaii behind and follows a different group of vacationers as they jet to another White Lotus property and settle in temporarily amongst its inhabitants.

[08/10/21 - 11:17 AM]
Shannen Doherty, Favour Onwuka and Jenika Rose Headline Remake of the 90's Classic Film "Dying to Belong"
Revealing the harsh realities of toxic friendships and sorority hazing culture, "Dying to Belong" is a remake of the 1997 film of the same name, which starred Hilary Swank, Sarah Chalke, Jenna von Oÿ and Mark-Paul Gosselaar.

[08/10/21 - 11:01 AM]
"High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America" Will Be Back for Season Two
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[08/10/21 - 10:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Reveals Official Trailer and Key Art for "Sweet Life: Los Angeles," Debuting August 19
Exploring themes of loyalty, legacy, and love, this coming-of-age series follows a group of long-time friends in South Los Angeles as they navigate the relatable, chaotic, mid-20s moments at the quarter-life mark and propel each other into adulthood success.

[08/10/21 - 10:16 AM]
"Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." Season Eight Premieres in January 2022
The new season features 10 new episodes showcasing guests who have excelled in a wide array of fields, each with ancestral stories that touch on the human experience and bring insight into how they became the trailblazers they are today.

[08/10/21 - 10:13 AM]
"Nature" Celebrates 40 Years with New Season
Look for new episodes on Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning October 20 on PBS.

[08/10/21 - 10:12 AM]
"American Masters" Explores the Life and Impact of Visionary Choreographer and Dancer Alvin Ailey
Opening the series' 36th season, "American Masters: Ailey" premieres nationwide Tuesday, January 11 at 9:00/8:00c on PBS.

[08/10/21 - 10:11 AM]
PBS Celebrates America's Diverse Culinary Roots in "The Great American Recipe"
Hosted by Alejandra Ramos, the new eight-part series will give talented home cooks from different regions of the country the opportunity to showcase their beloved signature dishes and compete to win the national search for "The Great American Recipe."

[08/10/21 - 10:03 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Brings Viewers Six All-New Originals Beginning September 12
Highlights include the latest installment of "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" on Sunday, October 17.

[08/10/21 - 09:13 AM]
"Finding Alice" Debuts September 13 Exclusively on Acorn TV
The contemporary drama with comedic elements, focuses on Alice's (Keeley Hawes) honest, raw, darkly-comic journey of grief, love and life after the death of her partner Harry.

[08/10/21 - 09:02 AM]
Jason DeMarco Named Senior Vice President, Anime and Action Series/Longform for Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios
In his newly formed dual role, DeMarco will spearhead WBA and CNS' expansion into producing anime content, drawing upon his extensive experience and relationships with some of Japan's most prolific anime studios, artists, and creators.

[08/10/21 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Octonauts: Above & Beyond" New Series Trailer - Netflix Jr
The Octonauts expand their exploration beyond the sea - and onto land!

[08/10/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Lucifer" - Final Season Trailer - Netflix
All bad things must come to an end. The final season of "Lucifer" premieres on Netflix on September 10.

[08/10/21 - 09:01 AM]
"Robot Chicken" Returns for Triumphant 11th Season on September 6
The new season will air as a nightly strip Monday through Thursday at Midnight ET/PT beginning Monday, September 6 through Thursday, September 23.

[08/10/21 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Renews Docuseries "100 Foot Wave" for a Second Season
The docuseries chronicles big-wave surf legend Garrett McNamara and his fellow surfers as they search to find and surf the biggest wave in the world.

[08/10/21 - 09:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel Treats Viewers to Its Annual "Fall Harvest" Programming Event Beginning September 11
From Saturday, September 11, through Saturday, October 16, six all-new, Hallmark Channel original movie premieres will let viewers immerse themselves in the coziness of Fall, making Hallmark Channel the place to be all season long.

[08/10/21 - 07:12 AM]
"PJ Masks" Season Five Powers Up with More Feature Episodes Than Ever Before
The new season premieres August 13 at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Junior and DisneyNOW, followed by six consecutive weeks of premieres.

[08/10/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Kid Cosmic" Season 2 Trailer - Netflix Futures
Jo learns what it means to be a true leader as the Local Heroes embark on a space adventure to find the remaining Stones of Power and save the galaxy.







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[05/17/22 - 02:56 PM]
Video: Disney+ Releases Trailer for Marvel Studios' "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law" Premiering August 17
Streaming exclusively on Disney+ beginning August 17, the new comedy series stars Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk/Jennifer Walters, a lawyer who specializes in superhuman-oriented legal cases.

[05/17/22 - 02:37 PM]
ESPN+ Expands "Peyton's Places" Franchise with New Hosts Sue Bird, John McEnroe and P.K. Subban
Plus: "Peyton's Places" renewed for third season; and "Eli's Places" returning for its second season.

[05/17/22 - 02:32 PM]
Netflix Top 10 Week of May 9: "Senior Year" Tops the Films List, "Welcome to Eden" Grabs the Most Views This Week
"Ozark" season four held on to the #1 spot on the English TV list with 48.62M hours viewed.

[05/17/22 - 02:28 PM]
ESPN Films Announces "30 for 30" Documentary on the 2000 Baltimore Ravens
No team in NFL history has boasted, bullied or brandished as much bravado as the 2000-2001 Baltimore Ravens.

[05/17/22 - 02:23 PM]
ESPN Films Announces "30 for 30" Documentary on "The Black Widow" Pool Legend Jeanette Lee
Lee is better known as the Black Widow, a persona more intriguing and deadly than the moniker itself.

[05/17/22 - 01:01 PM]
Video: New Teaser & Key Art - Hulu's "Only Murders in the Building" Season Two
The new season returns on Tuesday, June 28 with two episodes.

[05/17/22 - 12:31 PM]
Paramount+ Announces Academy Award Winner Helen Mirren and Academy Award Nominee Harrison Ford Will Star in "1932" (wt), Taylor Sheridan's Next Installment of the "Yellowstone" Origin Story
Produced by MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios and Bosque Ranch Productions, the series will debut on the service in December.

[05/17/22 - 12:00 PM]
BBC America's Landmark Natural History Series "Dynasties II" Returns on Saturday, May 21 on BBC America and AMC+
The six-part series, in addition to a "making of" episode, provides a fresh insight into the secret lives of some of the most charismatic animals on the planet featuring surprising, dramatic and heartwarming stories with the iconic favorites from the animal kingdom.

[05/17/22 - 11:00 AM]
Season Two of "That Damn Michael Che" Debuts May 26
Season two offers a side of Michael Che you haven't seen before, returning with an arsenal of brighter, bolder, and sillier takes on everyday life from his personal experiences.

[05/17/22 - 10:03 AM]
"We Hunt Together" to Return to Showtime This Summer
The second season will roll out Friday, June 24, when all six episodes will be available on streaming and on demand for Showtime subscribers before making its on-air debut with its first two episodes on Sunday, June 26 at 7:30/6:30c.

[05/17/22 - 10:02 AM]
Major Matchups and Rivalry Games on ABC Highlight ESPN's Early Season College Football Schedule - "College GameDay Built by The Home Depot" Kicks Off 2022 at Notre Dame-Ohio State
All of the Power 5 conferences are represented in this initial schedule of six ABC games featuring classic college football rivals and top-tier showdowns at neutral sites.

[05/17/22 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2022-2023 Fall Primetime Schedule
Highlights include two nights of "Bachelor in Paradise" on Mondays and Tuesdays, plus the debut of "Celebrity Jeopardy!" on Sundays.

[05/17/22 - 09:01 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces Second Season for Innovative Emmy Award-Nominated Design Docuseries "Home," Set to Premiere Globally Friday, June 17
Each episode in the second season of "Home" unveils the boundary-pushing imagination of the visionaries who dared to dream and build them around the world, including the Netherlands, South Africa, Indonesia, Australia, Mexico, Iceland, and more.

[05/17/22 - 08:56 AM]
Boston Celtics Game 7 Victory Over Milwaukee Bucks on ABC Is Most-Watched Eastern Conference Semifinals Game in 10 Years: Average Audience of 7,481,000 Viewers
The broadcast averaged 7,481,000 viewers, peaking with 9,559,000 viewers at 6 p.m. ET.

[05/17/22 - 08:44 AM]
Magnolia Network Linear Launch Shattered Records in First Quarter, Continues to Expand Programming Slate
On the heels of January's linear launch, Magnolia Network is introducing four new originals to its upcoming slate, set to premiere this year.