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    [monday, march 01, 2021]    
12:00 AM ADULT SWIM momma named me sheriff: puddin (#205)
12:01 AM HULU harrow: per stirpes (#304)
12:15 AM ADULT SWIM momma named me sheriff: membership (#206)
3:01 AM DISCOVERY+ 90 day fiancé: love games: four times a day / a dolphin in the bedroom (#107/108)
  ACORN TV acorn tv special: cat hospital (6 eps, 2019)
[special presentation]
  ACORN TV acorn tv special: monday, monday (7 eps, 2009)
[special presentation]
  DISCOVERY+ aliens in alaska: night stalkers (#103)
  DISCOVERY+ dead files, the: the deadly picture show (#1311)
  DISCOVERY+ discovery+ special: pop my pet
[special presentation]
  DISCOVERY+ dr. pimple popper: a spoonful of cyst (#510)
  DISCOVERY+ dr. pimple popper: this is zit: left side lipoma / squirting pilar cyst / pesky palpable pilar cyst / a work of art / big back lipoma (#806-810)
[8th season finale]
  DISCOVERY+ easter basket challenge: season 1 (#101-105)
[series premiere]
  DISCOVERY+ from food network kitchen: pressure cooker comfort food / slow-cooked comfort / baking with food network stars / fun winter projects (#101-104)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX netflix documentary film special: biggie: i got a story to tell
[special presentation]
  CRACKLE playing with power: the nintendo story: season 1 (#101-105)
[series premiere]
  DISCOVERY+ prime suspect: the madeleine mccann case: episode 1 / episode 2 / episode 3 (#101-103)
[series premiere]
  ALLBLK social society: black men protecting black women (#102)
12:00 PM A&E forensic factor: the profilers
1:00 PM A&E forensic factor: nature's clues
2:00 PM A&E forensic factor: future crime
3:00 PM A&E forensic factor: cover up
4:00 PM GSN master minds: trivia, smarts & big ben (#257)
5:00 PM GSN chain reaction (reboot series): the '90s squad vs. the baseball bunch (#106)
  NICK tooned in: more questions, more fun! eli v gabrial v lincoln (#113)
6:00 PM GSN people puzzler: movie royalty (#131)
7:00 PM DISNEY XD ducktales: the lost cargo of kit cloudkicker!
8:00 PM HGTV 100 day dream home: dream home for a globetrotter (#207)
  FOX 9-1-1: there goes the neighborhood (NIN-407)
  The CW all american: roll the dice (#307)
  ABC bachelor, the: women tell all
  SMITH legends of the pharaohs: curse of the pyramids (#102)
  NBA TV nba special: utah jazz vs. new orleans pelicans
  DISCOVERY street outlaws: new rules, new road (#1708)
  VH1 vh1 family reunion: love & hip hop edition: who run the world (#104)
  NBC voice, the: the blind auditions season premiere (#2001)
[20th season premiere]
  USA wwe raw: 030121 (#1449)
9:00 PM HISTORY american pickers: hollywood hot rods (#2213)
  TV ONE atl homicide: family affair: leonard hill (#306)
  HBO beartown: episode 2 (#02/102)
  BRAVO below deck sailing yacht: running on fumes (#201-75)
[75-minute 2nd season premiere]
  The CW black lightning: the book of reconstruction: chapter four (#404)
  TLC my feet are killing me: corn crazy (#206)
  SMITH sacred sites: temples of priestesses (#207)
[2nd season spring premiere]
  TNT snowpiercer: many miles from snowpiercer (#206)
  FOOD spring baking championship: spring celebrations (#702)
  STARZ starz special: ruth - justice ginsburg in her own words
[special presentation]
  DISCOVERY street outlaws: mega cash days: addicted to money (#108-120)
  BYUtv studio c: episode 4 (#1304)
  HGTV ty breaker: a sizeable renovation (#107)
[1st season finale]
9:01 PM FOX 9-1-1: lone star: displaced (NLS-207)
10:00 PM TLC 1000-lb sisters: labor of love (#209)
  HISTORY american pickers: wild and wacky picks (#2214)
  COOKING bizarre foods: delicious destinations: salt lake city (#913)
  OVATION crossing lines: lost and found (0307BA)
  FOOD easter basket challenge: pop goes the bunny (#101)
[series premiere]
  HBO investigation, the: a whole person (#05/105)
  HGTV rock the block: ready to rock (#2R1R01)
[one-hour special presentation]
10:01 PM NBC debris: pilot (#101)
[series premiere]
10:15 PM BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: captain glenn shephard & daisy kelliher (#18041)
10:30 PM NBA TV nba special: charlotte hornets vs. portland trail blazers
11:00 PM FOOD big time bake: cute and cuddly creatures (#112)
[1st season spring premiere]
  TBS conan: chris gethard (#1117)
  OVATION crossing lines: heat (0308BA)
  COMEDY daily show with trevor noah, the: tba
  E! nightly pop: tba
[one-hour special presentation]
  USA straight up steve austin: joel mchale (#207)
  VICE vice news tonight: monday, march 1, 2021 (#5031)

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 117 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1896 series
· currently airing (spring 2021) 415 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 110 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 116 series
· new this summer (yet to premiere) 15 series
· returning this summer (yet to premiere) 19 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 1 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 7 series
· new in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 205 series
· returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 374 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.

[03/01/21 - 01:24 PM]
"Helpsters" Season Two Returns with All-New Episodes Friday, March 5 on Apple TV+
Upcoming guests include Judah Friedlander, Indya Moore, Alysia Reiner, Michael Torpey, Protoje, The Mowgli's, Ne-Yo and more.

[03/01/21 - 11:15 AM]
Robert Irvine Faces New Culinary Missions in the Return of "Dinner: Impossible"
Through four, hour-long episodes, Robert battles the elements while using limited resources to cook against the clock.

[03/01/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: truTV Debuts Official Trailer for "Double Cross with Blake Griffin"
"Double Cross with Blake Griffin" is a comedy prank show with one incredibly devious twist - it's the prankster who ends up being the target of every joke.

[03/01/21 - 11:01 AM]
"The Con" Returns with Five All-New Episodes in March
The first new episode includes more exclusive interviews with former Fyre Festival employees, several festival goers and McFarland's mentor and event producer, Andy King.

[03/01/21 - 09:56 AM]
Great Scott! Josh Gates and Screen-Legend Christopher Lloyd Search for Hollywood's Most Iconic Car - The Delorean Time Machine in a Special 4-Part Series, "Expedition: Back to the Future" Launching March 15 on discovery+
Michael J. Fox, Donald Fullilove, Lea Thompson, James Tolkan, and Harry Waters Jr. are also among those featured.

[03/01/21 - 08:59 AM]
HBO Documentary Films and Spike Lee in Production on Monumental Documentary Event "NYC Epicenters 9/11 - 2021 1/2," Commemorating 20 Years Since September 11, 2001
The multi-part documentary event will offer an unprecedented, sweeping portrait of New Yorkers as they rebuild and rebound, from a devastating terrorist attack through the ongoing global pandemic.

[03/01/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Reenactments drive this documentary investigating the mastermind behind a scam to get the kids of rich and famous families into top US universities.

[03/01/21 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix Confirms Start of Production of "Rebelde" - Welcome to Elite Way School!
Azul Guaita, Sergio Mayer Mori, Andrea Chaparro, Jeronimo Cantillo, Franco Masini, Lizeth Selene, Alejandro Puente and Giovanna Grigio star in the series.

[03/01/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Jupiter's Legacy" - Official First Look - From Comic to Screen - Netflix
Frank Quitely, the original comic book artist, picks up his pen again for this official first look at Mark Millar's "Jupiter's Legacy."

[03/01/21 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "Paper Lives" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the streets of Istanbul, ailing waste warehouse worker Mehmet takes a small boy under his wing and must soon confront his own traumatic childhood.

[03/01/21 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "Abla Fahita: Drama Queen" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Falsely incriminated, Abla Fahita is separated from her kids, but the self-indulgent diva will stop at nothing to redeem herself and reunite her family.

[02/28/21 - 08:03 PM]
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association Announces the Winners of the 78th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
"The Crown" led all TV series with four wins followed by "The Queen's Gambit" and "Schitt's Creek" with two each.

[02/26/21 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 26
Updates include: Austin Butler, Callum Turner to lead Apple's "Masters of the Air"; Wagner Moura tapped for "Shining Girls," also at Apple; and Mark Ivanir boards new season of Netflix's "Babylon Berlin."

[02/26/21 - 03:47 PM]
Video: "Who Killed Sara?" - Official Teaser - Netflix
After 18 years in prison, Álex takes his revenge on the Lazcano family, who framed him for the murder of his sister Sara to save their reputation.

[02/26/21 - 01:41 PM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates the Life of "Alaskan Bush People's" Billy Brown in All-New Special, "The Legacy of Billy Brown" Airing Sunday, February 28 at 8PM ET/PT
Through never-before seen footage and interviews, Billy speaks to the bush legacy he was driven to establish, fueled by faith and his deep adoration for his family.