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[08/19/21 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 19
Updates include: Peacock cancels "Punky Brewster" reboot series; Noah Emmerich cast in AMC's "Dark Winds"; and Eliza Bennett boards The CW's "Dynasty."

[08/19/21 - 04:34 PM]
Season 3 of "The Circle" Premieres September 8 on Netflix
The streaming service confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[08/19/21 - 03:10 PM]
Netflix's "Three-Body Problem" Has Its Director: Academy Award Nominee Derek Tsang
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss and Alexander Woo are adapting the acclaimed sci-fi book trilogy, which tells the story of what happens when humanity discovers we're not alone in the universe.

[08/19/21 - 12:34 PM]
MTV Sets Jerzdays Lineup for This Fall with the Epic Return of "MTV Floribama Shore" and "Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D and Vinny"
The series, both of which were #1 in their time periods last season, are set to take over Thursday nights with back-to-back premieres on September 16.

[08/19/21 - 12:04 PM]
NBC to Premiere New Social Experiment Series "Home Sweet Home" from Creator Ava DuVernay, ARRAY Filmworks and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television on Friday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Each episode will follow two families from completely different walks of life as they accept the challenge to explore a world unlike their own.

[08/19/21 - 12:02 PM]
"Yellowstone," Cable's #1 Hit, Returns November 7 on Paramount Network with Two Episode Premiere
In addition, Paramount+ announced the service's upcoming series, "Mayor of Kingstown" and "1883" - the "Yellowstone" origin story - will premiere on Sunday, November 14, and Sunday, December 19, respectively.

[08/19/21 - 11:59 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Trailer and Key Art for Detroit-Based Crime Family Drama "BMF"
The new original series will premiere worldwide on Sunday, September 26 across all Starz platforms, including at 9 PM ET/PT on Starz in the U.S. and Canada.

[08/19/21 - 11:29 AM]
Starz Releases First Look Photos from Horror Comedy Series "Shining Vale"
Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear, Mira Sorvino, Merrin Dungey, Gus Birney and Dylan Gage star in the project.

[08/19/21 - 11:04 AM]
Peacock Releases "A.P. Bio" Season 4 Character Portraits - Season 4 Drops Thursday, September 2 on Peacock
The series stars Glenn Howerton as Jack Griffin, Patton Oswalt as Principal Ralph Durbin, Mary Sohn as Mary Wagner, Lyric Lewis as Stef Duncan, Jean Villepique as Michelle Jones and Paula Pell as Helen Henry Demarcus.

[08/19/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Nightbooks" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Scary story fan Alex must tell a spine-tingling tale every night - or stay trapped with his new friend in a wicked witch's magical apartment forever.

[08/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Sing Along with Kristen Bell in the New Trailer for Preschool Animated Series "Do, Re & Mi," Launching September 17 on Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Kids+
Geared toward preschool-aged children, the series is slated to launch September 17 on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide, as well as Amazon Kids+ in the U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, and Japan.

[08/19/21 - 10:44 AM]
Starz Announces Premiere Date of Critically Acclaimed Hit Crime Drama "Hightown" Season Two on October 17
Monica Raymund, James Badge Dale, Riley Voelkel, Amaury Nolasco, Atkins Estimond and Dohn Norwood return in their previous roles.

[08/19/21 - 10:33 AM]
Bravo's Emmy(R)-Nominated "Below Deck" Returns to Sail the Spectacular Waters of the Caribbean as Season Nine Premieres Monday, October 25 at 9PM ET/PT
Set on the stunning waters of St. Kitts in the Caribbean, superyacht My Seanna welcomes back veterans Eddie Lucas, in his new role as first officer, alongside chef Rachel Hargrove who is ready to redeem herself after a memorable last charter season.

[08/19/21 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform Names Julie Jarmon Senior Vice President of Development
The role marks a return to Freeform for Jarmon, who was previously an executive director on the network's development team.

[08/19/21 - 10:19 AM]
Video: Peacock Drops Trailers for All-New Competition Series "Frogger," "Top Chef Family Style" and a New Season of "American Ninja Warrior Junior" with Episodes Streaming Beginning Thursday, September 9
The block of entertainment will feature three new episodes of "Frogger" and two new episodes of "Top Chef Family Style" and "American Ninja Warrior Junior" streaming beginning on September 9, with episodes dropping weekly on Thursdays on Peacock.

[08/19/21 - 10:13 AM]
"Cry Macho," "Malignant," Limited Series "Scenes from a Marriage," The Third Season of "Doom Patrol," and "Adventure Time: Distant Lands - Wizard City" Arrive on HBO Max This September
Additional series premiering during the month include the third season of series "Tig n' Seek," and the series premiere of "Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs."

[08/19/21 - 10:03 AM]
Video: Trailer Debut - Hulu's "Pen15" Animated Special
On vacation with Curtis, Anna and Maya are introduced to new crippling insecurities. The girls try to ignore them but a mystical turn makes their self doubt impossible to forget.

[08/19/21 - 10:00 AM]
The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards to Livestream Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2022
The 2022 ACM Awards, produced by MRC's dick clark productions, marks the first time a major awards show has livestreamed exclusively.

[08/19/21 - 09:14 AM]
Video: "The Walking Dead" - The Opening Minutes of the Final Season
The season premieres this Sunday, August 22 at 9:00/8:00c on AMC and is now streaming on AMC+.

[08/19/21 - 09:11 AM]
Netflix Renews "Never Have I Ever" for a Third Season
Today, Netflix's Head of Global TV Bela Bajaria broke the news during her TCA remarks.

[08/19/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Exclusive Clip and New Images Debut for the Special Episode of "Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian"
"Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian - Making of the Season 2 Finale" will premiere on August 25 exclusively on Disney+.

[08/19/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "Adventure Time: Distant Lands - Wizard City" - HBO Max
The fourth and final special premieres September 2 on HBO Max.

[08/19/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "The Voyeurs" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Sydney Sweeney, Justice Smith, Ben Hardy, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo star in the film, due on September 10.

[08/19/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space" - Official Teaser - Netflix
From training to launch to landing, this all-access docuseries rides along with the Inspiration4 crew on the first all-civilian orbital space mission.

[08/19/21 - 08:13 AM]
All-New Episode of "Back on the Record with Bob Costas" Debuts August 27
Episode lineup will be announced next week.

[08/19/21 - 08:03 AM]
discovery+ Series "Reno My Rental" Stars "Design Star: Next Gen" Winner Carmeon Hamilton Whose Vibrant Vision Helps Memphis Renters Own Their Space
The six-episode series, set in Carmeon's hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, will be available to stream Saturday, September 18.

[08/19/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "The Hand of God" - Official Teaser - Netflix
From Academy Award-winning writer and director Paolo Sorrentino, comes the story of a boy, Fabietto Schisa, in the tumultuous Naples of the 1980s.

[08/19/21 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Blood Brothers" - Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X Official Trailer - Netflix
From a chance meeting to a tragic fallout, Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali's extraordinary bond cracks under the weight of distrust and shifting ideals.

[08/19/21 - 07:03 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Presents Trailer for Eagerly Anticipated Series "Foundation," Set to Premiere Around the World on Friday, September 24, 2021
The first season of "Foundation" will exclusively hit Apple TV+ worldwide on September 24, 2021 with the first two episodes available, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.

[08/19/21 - 07:00 AM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of August 30 and September 6
New additions include "Doctor's Orders" on Friday, September 3 and "Prisoner of Love" on Monday, August 30.

[08/19/21 - 06:21 AM]
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment's Crackle Plus Signs Branded Entertainment Deal with APX Content Ventures for the Original Interactive Interview Series "Inside the Black Box" Produced by Landmark Studio Group
Hosted by Tracey Moore and Joe Morton, the series is slated to begin production on 10 one-hour episodes in October with an anticipated Q1 2022 premiere date, exclusively on Crackle.

[08/19/21 - 06:05 AM]
Lights, Camera, Action! Cricket Wireless Offers the Ad-supported Tier of HBO Max for Free to New and Existing Customers on the $60 Unlimited Plan
Cricket customers on this plan can activate their subscription and immediately dive into HBO Max's portfolio of premium, award-winning and iconic programming for no additional charge, a value of $9.99 per month.

[08/19/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" New Series Trailer - Netflix Futures
He-Man and his powerful friends learn what it means to be a hero while battling the evil forces of Skeletor and his minions.

[08/18/21 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 18
Updates include: Tim Robbins signs onto "Wool" at Apple TV+; Warner Bros. Television preps for "Manifest" revival at Netflix; and Roku confirms new episodes of "Reno 911!" are on tap.

[08/18/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Renews "MasterChef" for a 12th Season, With Judges Gordon Ramsay, Aaron Sanchez and Joe Bastianich
"Obviously, Gordon is a good friend and, given the recent launch of Studio Ramsay Global, an important part of FOX's programming and growth strategy," said Rob Wade, President of Alternative Entertainment and Specials, FOX Entertainment.

[08/18/21 - 12:24 PM]
"Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem" First-Look Photos - The Original Limited-Series Begins Streaming Monday, September 6 on Peacock
New episodes will be available daily culminating with the limited-series finale on Friday, September 10.

[08/18/21 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Max Renews Reality Dating Series "FBoy Island" for a Second Season
"FBoy Island" had the biggest launch for a Max Original reality series since the platform launched last year, with viewership growth week over week.

[08/18/21 - 11:50 AM]
National Geographic and Westbrook Studios Announce Five-Year, First-Look Unscripted Deal to Create Adventure, Exploration, Travel and Science Content
Hailing from Darren Aronofsky's Protozoa Pictures and Jane Root's Nutopia alongside Westbrook Studios, "Welcome to Earth" with Will Smith is slated to premiere on Disney+ later this year.

[08/18/21 - 11:43 AM]
Disney Branded Television Developing Original Movie "From the Desk of Zoe Washington," Based on the Critically Acclaimed Book
Multiple award-winning actress Kerry Washington and Academy Award(R)-nominated Pilar Savone, both of Simpson Street Productions, and Effie T. Brown of Gamechanger Films are set to executive produce.

[08/18/21 - 11:30 AM]
HBO Releases First Official Images from "Landscapers"
Inspired by real events, the limited series tells a unique love story involving a seemingly ordinary British couple who become the focus of an extraordinary investigation when two dead bodies are discovered in the back garden of a house in Nottingham.

[08/18/21 - 11:03 AM]
Team Spidey Will Spin More Webs on Disney Junior - "Marvel's Spidey and His Amazing Friends" Ordered for a Second Season After Impressive Debut
The first seven episodes will be available Wednesday, September 22, on Disney+, and new episodes will continue to roll out Fridays on Disney Channel (9:00 a.m. EDT/PDT) and Disney Junior (12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. EDT/PDT).

[08/18/21 - 11:02 AM]
Disney Sets New Overall Deal with Emmy(R) Award-Nominated Writer and Producer Travis Braun
Additionally, "Pupstruction," a new series from Braun for the preschool audience, has been given a greenlight for Disney Junior, and a Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) is also in development.

[08/18/21 - 11:01 AM]
Disney Branded Television Announces All-New Kids Programming Content for Fall and Winter 2021 at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour
The new animated series "The Ghost and Molly McGee," exploring the unlikely friendship between an eternally optimistic girl and a grumpy ghost, will premiere Friday, October 1.

[08/18/21 - 10:59 AM]
Three-Part HBO Documentary Series "Nuclear Family" Debuts September 26
The project follows filmmaker Ry Russo-Young as she turns the camera on her own past to explore the meaning of family.

[08/18/21 - 10:41 AM]
Disney+ Goes "On the Edge with Alex Honnold" with New Original Series from National Geographic
Honnold, subject of white-knuckled Oscar(R)-winning documentary, "Free Solo" (now available on Disney+), has always dreamt of exploring Greenland and summiting its most challenging and remote peaks.

[08/18/21 - 10:04 AM]
National Geographic Greenlights Three Unscripted Adventure Series, Ushering in a New Wave of Storytellers Sharing Incredible Tales of Exploration
"Life Below Zero: First Alaskans," "The 7 Toughest Days on Earth" and "Appetite for Adventure" are all on tap at the network.

[08/18/21 - 10:03 AM]
Nat Geo WILD Gives Thanks "Fur" Its Stable of Veterinarians with Super-Sized Serving of "Vetsgiving" Beginning Nov. 22
And after a filling meal on Thanksgiving evening, settle in for a sneak peek of the new series, "Pop Goes the Vet with Dr. Joya," complete with a special serving of pus, gunk and goo.

[08/18/21 - 10:02 AM]
National Geographic Expands Scope of Second Field Ready Class to Include Science, Adventure and Exploration in Addition to Natural History
Last year, the Field Ready Program made the successful pivot to a digital mentorship and will continue this six-month digital learning and mentorship program between 10 mentees (National Geographic Explorers) and 10 mentors (Nat Geo production partners).

[08/18/21 - 10:01 AM]
National Geographic Greenlights Third Season of Award-Winning Series, "Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller"
The news comes in advance of its 10-part second season, due on Wednesday, December 1.

[08/18/21 - 09:59 AM]
"School of Rock" Super-Fan Drew Barrymore to Host the "CBS Sunday Night Movie" Broadcast of the Blockbuster Comedy on Sept. 5
"I am so thrilled to be hosting a movie night on CBS again and, to make it even more fun, we will be watching one of my all-time favorite movies, 'School of Rock'! Grab your family, friends and some snacks and join me for a live watch party," said Barrymore.







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[01/28/22 - 10:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Second Season of Hit Buddy Comedy Series "That Girl Lay Lay," from David A. Arnold and Will Packer Media
The series follows Lay Lay (Alaya "That Girl Lay Lay" High), an avatar from a personal affirmation app that magically comes to life, and her best friend Sadie (Gabrielle Nevaeh Green) as they navigate life as teenagers and discover who they truly are.

[01/28/22 - 09:32 AM]
New Unconventional Comedy Series "Bust Down" to Premiere on Peacock Thursday, March 10
The series stars Jak Knight, Langston Kerman, Sam Jay and Chris Redd as four casino employees living dead-end lives with dead-end jobs in middle America, and the massive mess they manage to make out of it.

[01/28/22 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Releases the First Episode of "The Afterparty" on YouTube in Celebration of Today's Global Debut of the Murder-Mystery Comedy
The first three episodes of "The Afterparty" are now streaming on Apple TV+, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday through March 4.

[01/28/22 - 09:01 AM]
Peacock Announces An All-Star Lineup of Talent for Its Exclusive Daily Programming Streaming Throughout the Winter Olympics
The daily programming slate including Top Highlights will stream for free on Peacock's Olympic Spotlight Channel.

[01/28/22 - 06:59 AM]
Fuse Backstage Set to Premiere Three, Original Music Documentaries Featuring Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa and DJ Khaled
Using interview and performance footage, viewers will get an intimate behind-the-scenes, all-access look at how these artists achieved their mega-success, what their personal lives were like before stardom, and the people who have supported them along the way.

[01/28/22 - 06:16 AM]
Crackle Announces New Exclusives, Movies, and Series for February
The three primary Crackle Plus streaming services, Crackle, Popcornflix, and Chicken Soup for the Soul, are rolling out to new distribution touch points as either AVOD or FAST channels.

[01/27/22 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 27
Updates include: Showtime cancels comedies "Black Monday," "Work in Progress"; Juliana Canfield to star in Peacock's "The Missing"; and James Gunn teases another "The Suicide Squad" TV series spin-off.

[01/27/22 - 08:01 PM]
Video: "Forecasting Love and Weather" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Inside a national weather service, love proves just as difficult to predict as rain or shine for a diligent forecaster and her free-spirited co-worker.

[01/27/22 - 03:00 PM]
ABC News Announces Two Primetime Specials and Network-Wide Coverage in Recognition of Black History Month
Look for "Soul of a Nation Presents: Screen Queens Rising" and "Soul of a Nation Presents: X / o n e r a t e d - The Murder of Malcolm X and 55 Years to Justice" to air back-to-back on Thursday, February 3.

[01/27/22 - 02:03 PM]
New Season of "The Circus" Premieres Sunday, March 6 at 8 PM ET/PT on Showtime
Hosted by John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon, Alex Wagner, and Jennifer Palmieri, the 16-episode season will air in two parts of eight episodes apiece, with the program returning in the fall for the second installment.

[01/27/22 - 12:26 PM]
Video: Showtime Releases Official Trailer for "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber" Premiering Sunday, February 27
Starring Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emmy winner Kyle Chandler and Oscar and Emmy nominee Uma Thurman, the first season is based on Mike Isaac's bestselling book "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber."

[01/27/22 - 12:25 PM]
Crackle Plus, Publicis Media, and The General Will Launch New Series "Inside the Black Box"
The 10-episode series is hosted by Emmy Award winner and NAACP Image Awards recipient Joe Morton and celebrity acting coach, casting director, and producer Tracey Moore and will have both interview and performance aspects as the hosts interact with celebrity guests.

[01/27/22 - 12:01 PM]
Special Guests and Stars Unveiled for NBC's "Celebrating Betty White: America's Golden Girl"
Co-stars, friends, admirers and those who shared special moments with White recount their favorite memories and reveal untold stories to commemorate the life and legacy of the trailblazing television star.

[01/27/22 - 12:00 PM]
High-Stakes Cooking Competition Series "Rat in the Kitchen" to Premiere March 31 on TBS
Far more than a traditional cooking show, "Rat in the Kitchen," hosted by iconic roasting queen and comedian Natasha Leggero and celebrity chef Ludo Lefebvre, is a game of high stakes cat and mouse where viewers get to play detective.

[01/27/22 - 11:03 AM]
Comedy Central Set to Premiere New Animated Series "Fairview" on Wednesday, February 9th at 8:30PM ET/PT
"Fairview" is a half-hour adult animated series about how national politics causes wild small town drama in the Natty Light-chugging, grocery store parking lot-fighting, public urinating town of Fairview through the lens of its sloppy party girl turned pragmatic mayor, Kelly Sampson.