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    [friday, february 26, 2021]    
12:01 AM APPLE TV+ apple tv+ documentary film special: billie eilish: the world's a little blurry
[special presentation]
  HULU black stories presents: your attention please: tba (#204)
[2nd season finale]
  APPLE TV+ dickinson: you cannot put a fire out (#210)
[2nd season finale]
  APPLE TV+ for all mankind: the bleeding edge (#202)
  HULU hulu feature film special: the united states vs. billie holiday
[special presentation]
  APPLE TV+ losing alice: the end (#108)
[1st season finale]
  APPLE TV+ servant: marino (#207)
  IMDb TV top class: the life and times of the sierra canyon trailblazers: season 1
[series premiere]
3:01 AM DISNEY+ disney+ feature film special: myth: a frozen tale
[special presentation]
  MOTORTREND.COM fastest cars in the dirty south: tba (#203)
  DISCOVERY+ fixer upper: welcome home: tba (#105)
  DISCOVERY+ frozen in time: tba (#108)
  DISCOVERY+ ghost adventures: tba
  HBO MAX hbo max feature film special: tom & jerry
[special presentation]
  DISCOVERY+ long island medium: there in spirit: tba (#106)
  NETFLIX netflix afterparty, the: ginny & georgia (#106)
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: bigfoot family
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: crazy about her
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: the girl on the train
[special presentation]
  MOTORTREND.COM top gear america: tba (#206)
  DISNEY+ wandavision: tba (#108)
9:30 AM DISNEY t.o.t.s.: go baby go; baby freddy
10:00 AM DISNEY puppy dog pals: pups of the dance; fantastic pet force gems
11:00 AM DISNEY bluey: the quiet game / postman / café
  NICK bubble guppies: it's a lizard! (#516)
11:30 AM NICK ryan's mystery playdate: ryan's underwater playdate/ryan's ballin' playdate (#318)
12:00 PM FACEBOOK forward: the future of black music: chance the rapper ft. his brother taylor bennett (#104)
[1st season finale]
  NICK paw patrol: pups save the whale pod/ultimate rescue: pups stop the junk-monster (#725)
  OVATION remedy: life in technicolour (0205BA)
12:00 PM YOUTUBE youtube special: black renaissance
[special presentation]
12:30 PM NICK baby shark's big show!: baby shark shorts - crumb of a clue (#101)
12:36 PM NICK baby shark's big show!: baby shark shorts - the bunny slug (#102)
12:42 PM NICK baby shark's big show!: baby shark shorts - operation cool quest (#103)
12:48 PM NICK baby shark's big show!: baby shark shorts - no time for time out (#104)
12:54 PM NICK baby shark's big show!: baby shark shorts - knock it off (#105)
1:00 PM OVATION remedy: secrets and lies (0206BA)
4:00 PM GSN master minds: trivia, smarts & miss america (#256)
4:30 PM GSN get a clue: lyric overload (#240)
5:00 PM GSN chain reaction (reboot series): steak studs vs. the lawyers (#105)
  NICK tooned in: your royal slime-ness! elijah v mara v martha (#103)
6:00 PM DISNEY JUNIOR muppet babies: the ribbiter; presto uh oh
  GSN people puzzler: batter up (#130)
7:30 PM DISNEY bunk'd: raucous science
  ESPN nba special: indiana pacers at boston celtics
8:00 PM NICK are you afraid of the dark?: the tale of the phantom light (#203)
  NBC blacklist, the: ogden greeley (#808)
  LMN brutal bridesmaids
[original telefilm]
  DISCOVERY gold rush: the $6 million cut (#1118)
  VH1 rupaul's drag race: corona can't keep a good queen down
[one-hour special presentation]
  DISNEY secrets of sulphur springs: as time goes by
  ABC shark tank: episode 1212 (#1212)
  OXYGEN unexpected killer, an: new jersey nightmare (#207)
  PBS washington week: episode 6035 (#6035)
  The CW whose line is it anyway?: heather anne campbell 4 (#904)
  FOX wwe's friday night smackdown: 022621 (WWE-2309)
8:30 PM NICK JR adventures of paddington, the: paddington's squirrel surprise (#202A)
  PBS firing line with margaret hoover: episode 435 (#435)
9:00 PM PEACOCK amber ruffin show, the: tba (#117)
  NBC dateline nbc: collateral damage (#120)
  FOOD diners, drive-ins & dives: alaskan adventure (#3309)
  DISCOVERY gold rush: white water: under pressure (#413)
  FX hip hop uncovered: industry rule number 4080: record company people are shady / victory lap (#105/106)
[1st season finale]
  LIFETIME little women: atlanta: a life worth celebrating (#605-90)
  WE love after lockup: life after lockup: life after lockup: 30 day fiancé (#332)
  The CW penn & teller: fool us: back to the future (#721)
  HISTORY unxplained, the: the truth about bigfoot (#213)
9:01 PM ABC 20/20: tba
10:00 PM HISTORY ancient aliens: the space travelers (#1608)
  OWN belle collective: sistervention (#107)
  DISCOVERY gold rush: band of brothers (#S113)
[one-hour special presentation]
  ESPN nba special: portland trail blazers at los angeles lakers
  HBO real time with bill maher: megyn kelly; ezra klein; and jon tester (#556/1906)
  A&E rescue cam: episode 117 (#117)
10:33 PM LIFETIME little women: atlanta unfiltered: unfiltered: memories of minnie (#605)
11:00 PM BBCA graham norton show, the: rosamund pike, gordon ramsay and gareth thomas (#2818)
  HBO painting with john: finding rudolph (#06/106)
[1st season finale]

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 114 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1877 series
· currently airing (winter 2021) 429 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 2 series
· returning this winter (yet to premiere) 2 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 107 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 115 series
· new this summer (yet to premiere) 15 series
· returning this summer (yet to premiere) 18 series
· new in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 208 series
· returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 380 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 272 series

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Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/25/21 - 01:01 PM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming Original Series "The Handmaid's Tale" Season Four, The Final Season of "Shrill" and "Marvel's M.O.D.O.K." at 2021 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour
The company also announced a series order for new original limited series "Iron Mike" from 20th Television and the team behind "I, Tonya," as well as an early third season renewal for "Animaniacs" from Steven Spielberg.

[02/25/21 - 12:31 PM]
NBC and E! Have Golden Globes Surrounded with Full Array of Pre- and Post-Show Telecasts
The "78th Annual Golden Globe Awards" will air live on NBC this Sunday at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills and the Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Center in New York City.

[02/25/21 - 10:22 AM]
"HBO Presents: A Tiny Audience" Season Two Premiering Exclusively on HBO Max and HBO Latino on March 19
Each episode features one chart-topping global Latin artist who performs one of their biggest hits while revealing to the audience something about the track they have never revealed before.

[02/25/21 - 10:05 AM]
Shudder Acquires George A. Romero's Legendary "Lost" Film The Amusement Park
Recently discovered and restored 46 years after its completion by the George A. Romero Foundation and produced by Suzanne Desrocher-Romero, The Amusement Park was restored in 4k by IndieCollect in New York City.

[02/25/21 - 10:02 AM]
"Metal Lords" Finds Its Band - Jaeden Martell, Isis Hainsworth, Adrian Greensmith to Star
In the film, two kids want to start a heavy metal band in a high school where exactly two kids care about heavy metal.

[02/25/21 - 09:01 AM]
HBO Max Unveils New "Blackfire" Supersuit from Season Three of "Titans"
The first two seasons of "Titans" are now available to stream on the HBO Max streaming service with season three of the Max Original, which is currently in production, premiering later this year.

[02/25/21 - 09:01 AM]
Limited Series "The Underground Railroad" from Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins to Premiere May 14 on Amazon Prime Video
The 10-episode limited series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead.

[02/25/21 - 08:54 AM]
"My Little Pony" Franchise Gallops to Netflix with All-New Animated Feature Film and Series
After a decade of heart-warming friendships, daring adventures, and endless laughs, the beloved pony world of Equestria is expanding to introduce a new generation of ponies to a new generation of fans.

[02/25/21 - 08:31 AM]
An Exciting New Chapter for Books with Netflix Adaptations
Led by "Bridgerton," half of the Top 10 titles on The New York Times Best Sellers list this month are books tied to Netflix series.

[02/25/21 - 08:03 AM]
Social Media Creator Jenn Todryk Executes Major Home Improvements Without Massive Demolition in New HGTV Series "No Demo Reno"
In the 10-episode series, premiering Thursday, March 25, Jenn tears down the notion that major demolition is always necessary to create whole-home transformations.

[02/25/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Transformers: Botbots" and "My Little Pony" Characters to Be Reimagined in Two All-New Animated Series at Netflix
It was recently announced an all new CGI "My Little Pony" feature film is coming to Netflix and will premiere later this fall.

[02/25/21 - 06:16 AM]
"Elite" Renewed for a Fifth Season and Two New Actors Join the Cast
Argentinian actress Valentina Zenere and Brazilian actor André Lamoglia are both on tap.

[02/25/21 - 06:00 AM]
AMC and Movistar+ Release First Look Images for Their Upcoming Series "La Fortuna"
The first television series from director Alejandro Amenábar, "La Fortuna" is in the final phase of filming in locations in northern Spain and North America and is set to debut later this year.

[02/25/21 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Army of the Dead" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

[02/25/21 - 02:28 AM]
Netflix Announces Start of Production for "Finding Ola" Hend Sabry's Upcoming Series
Joining Hend Sabry's cast are Sawsan Badr, Hany Adel, Nada Mousa, Mahmoud El Leithy, and Dalia Shawky.