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    [thursday, november 26, 2020]    
12:00 AM SUNDANCE a word, the: episode 4 (#304)
  IFC baroness von sketch show: pénis misérable (#507)
3:01 AM HBO MAX 12 dates of christmas: meet, sleigh, love / tis the season to be naughty / all the jingle ladies, all the jingle ladies (#101-103)
[series premiere]
  HBO MAX craftopia: merry craftmas! / craft the halls (#111/112)
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX do do sol sol la la sol: tba (#116)
[1st season finale]
  HBO MAX flight attendant, the: in case of emergency / rabbits / funeralia (#101-103)
[series premiere]
  HBO MAX full bloom: petal to the metal / coming up roses (#105/106)
  HBO MAX hbo max feature film special: superintelligence
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: mosul
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX private lives: episode 16 (#116)
[1st season finale]
  SUNDANCE NOW riviera: episode 4 (#304)
  BET+ ruthless: an angel from heaven / the restful sleep / on assignment (#113-115)
[1st season fall premiere]
  HBO MAX sesame street: measuring big bird (#5103)
  CBSAA star trek: discovery: unification iii (#307)
  CBSAA texas 6: made in strawn / chef duncan / deep in the heart (#101-103)
[series premiere]
  HBO MAX valley of tears: stuck on the hill / rain on us! (#105/106)
  HBO MAX veneno: caress me / the curse of the onassis (#103/104)
  AMC+ walking dead, the: world beyond: the deepest cut; in this life (#109/110)
[two-hour 1st season finale]
  ACORN TV yorkshire vet, the: countryside specials (4 eps, 2020)
[special presentation]
12:00 PM VICE counter space: hong kong protest food (#101)
[series premiere]
12:30 PM VICE counter space: spain's table steaks (#102)
1:00 PM VICE counter space: yemen's conflict coffee (#103)
1:30 PM VICE counter space: france dying on the vine (#104)
7:00 PM NICK unleashed: i'll be a monkey's patient! (#107)
7:30 PM NICK top elf: goody, goody gum drops (#202)
8:00 PM OXYGEN buried in the backyard: buried in the house: last person inside (#313)
  HALLMARK christmas by starlight: countdown to christmas
[original telefilm]
  MTV jersey shore family vacation: tba (#403)
  FOX masked singer, the: the group c finals - the masks give thanks (MS-409)
[new episode - special night]
9:00 PM ABC abc special: the wonderful world of disney: magical holiday celebration
[two-hour special presentation]
  TLC dr. pimple popper: this is zit
  OXYGEN injustice with nancy grace: murder at fort hood (#208)
9:01 PM FOX i can see your voice: episode 8: rick springfield, taye diggs, deray davis, cheryl hines, adrienne houghton (VOI-106)
[new episode - special night]
10:00 PM USA chrisley knows best: mrs. doubt hire (#813)
  TRAVEL holzer files, the: edge of the veil (#202)
  TRUTV impractical jokers: dinner party: tba (#V205)
  TLC when skin goes wrong: impusible (#102)
10:30 PM USA miz & mrs: miz-ter mom (#209)
  TRUTV top secret videos: tba (#V105)

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 37 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1613 series
· currently airing (fall 2020) 368 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 10 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 7 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 94 series
· returning this winter (yet to premiere) 116 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 4 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 3 series
· new in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 192 series
· returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA) 395 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 259 series

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Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS leads the night in total viewers.

[11/25/20 - 12:13 PM]
"Married at First Sight" Heads Down the Aisle in Atlanta for Season 12 on January 13 with Three Hour Megasized Premiere
Season 12 is set to be the most romantic, diverse, and surprising season yet as ten brave-but-loveless singles meet their new spouse at the altar and enter a legally binding marriage at first sight.

[11/25/20 - 12:06 PM]
NFL Moves Ravens-Steelers Thanksgiving Primetime Game to Sunday, November 29
In its place, NBC will rebroadcast "The National Dog Show" alongside a repeat of "The Wall."

[11/25/20 - 10:47 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Max Original "House of Ho" Premiering Thursday, Dec. 10
The series follow the lives, loves, and conflicts of the Hos, a wealthy Vietnamese-American family in Houston who've built a multimillion-dollar empire.

[11/25/20 - 10:31 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out 2020 with Three Shows in December, Live Coast-to-Coast
Jason Bateman, Timothée Chalamet and Kristen Wiig are on tap to host in the coming weeks.

[11/25/20 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "On Pointe" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Get a glimpse into the students from the School of American Ballet in the series, due on Friday, December 18.

[11/25/20 - 10:00 AM]
An Incredible Lineup of Talent Set to Join the "Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes - At Home Holiday Special"
NBC News' "Today" co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb will host the joyous event.

[11/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
More Performers Announced for the One-Hour Concert Special "Play On: Celebrating The Power of Music to Make Change," on a New Date and Time, Tuesday, Dec. 15
The one-hour special was previously scheduled for Saturday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS leads the night in total viewers.

[11/25/20 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - December 2020
Newly announced premieres include "House of Ho" on December 10 and "Homeschool Musical Class of 2020" on December 17.

[11/25/20 - 06:33 AM]
FOX College Hoops Tips Off 2020-21 Season with Thanksgiving Week Feast
Gus Johnson, the most exciting voice in sports, returns as the network's lead play-by-play announcer, with former All-American and NBA veteran Jim Jackson and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Bill Raftery serving as FOX Sports' lead game analysts.

[11/25/20 - 05:32 AM]
Successful Duo Brings New Danish Series "Chosen" to Netflix
"Chosen" is a coming-of-age sci-fi story about a young girl whose reality is suddenly turned upside down when everything she thought she knew turns out to be wrong, and she realises that the world is not as safe and blissful as she thought.

[11/24/20 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 24
Updates include: Netflix renews "Izzy's Koala World"; Pop cancels "One Day at a Time"; and Amber Riley to star in NBC's "Dream."

[11/24/20 - 12:07 PM]
Lifetime Announces Movie and Documentary Events for Winter 2021
Highlights include two all-new authorized biopics of Salt-N-Pepa and Wendy Williams.

[11/24/20 - 12:00 PM]
CW Seed and "Entertainment Tonight" Reunite the Cast of 90210 for All-New Special
The reunion show will be available to stream on CW Seed, The CW's streaming-only network, free and without subscription or log-in beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, November 25.

[11/24/20 - 11:33 AM]
Bundle Up with New Holiday Specials of Kids and Family Favorites "Looney Tunes Cartoons," "Esme & Roy," and "Sesame Street"
"Bugs Bunny's 24-Carrot Holiday Special" will kick things off on Thursday, December 3.