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[05/13/19 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 13
Updates include: "Last Man Standing" to lead off FOX's Thursday lineup in January; NBC passes on its remaining pilots; and FOX may revisit "Patty's Auto" after upfronts.

[05/13/19 - 09:04 PM]
Netflix Orders Hannah Gadsby's New Stand-Up Special "Douglas"
Said Gadsby: "I'm so excited to announce today that Douglas will be released on Netflix in 2020. I'm really enjoying touring with the live performance, but there will be places in the world that I won't be able to visit, so it's wonderful that Netflix will bring the show to every corner of the globe."

[05/13/19 - 03:00 PM]
Video: Watch the Official Trailers for FOX's New Shows
Get your first look at the network's new fall and midseason series.

[05/13/19 - 03:00 PM]
Kerry Washington Joins the Cast of ABC's Star-Studded Live Sitcom Event, "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons,'" Wednesday, May 22
Washington is set to play Helen Willis in the special event.

[05/13/19 - 12:32 PM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Edward Berger Returns to Showtime(R) to Direct and Executive Produce Limited Series "Your Honor"
Bryan Cranston stars in the 10-episode series, a legal thriller that rips through all strata of New Orleans society.

[05/13/19 - 10:57 AM]
ID Investigates the Shocking Murders of a Perfect Family in All-New Special, "Family Man, Family Murderer: An ID Murder Mystery"
The one-hour special event premieres Sunday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/19 - 10:32 AM]
"American Idol" to Return for Third Season on ABC
Said news, which marks the franchise's 18th to date, was confirmed by the show's social media this morning.

[05/13/19 - 10:26 AM]
TV One's Original Hit True Crime Series "ATL Homicide" Returns for a Second Season, Premiering on Monday, June 17 at 9 P.M./8C
Veteran homicide detectives David Quinn and Vince Velazquez of the Atlanta Police Department are sharing some of their grittiest stories, giving audiences first-hand accounts of real-life murder investigations.

[05/13/19 - 10:17 AM]
Kate Gosselin Is Ready for Love in New TLC Series "Kate Plus Date"
The six-part series launches Monday, June 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/13/19 - 10:03 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Uncovers the Secrets of an Era in "Atomic Age Declassified"
The three-part series premieres Sunday, June 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/13/19 - 09:51 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals Launches Official Trailer for "State of Pride" Today, Announces Slate of LGBTQ+ Documentaries for Pride Season
The documentary, which made its world premiere at the opening night of SXSW, is directed by Academy Award-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, known for their groundbreaking work on the LGBTQ+ experience.

[05/13/19 - 09:05 AM]
All-New Season of Emmy Award-Winning Series "Super Soul Sunday" Premieres Sunday, May 19 on OWN
Elizabeth Gilbert, David Brooks, Sister Joan Chittister, Father Richard Rohr and Dr. Edith Eva Eger are among the upcoming guests.

[05/13/19 - 08:43 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Continue Demo Reign
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown for the fifth consecutive week.

[05/13/19 - 08:17 AM]
"The Great Food Truck Race" Heads South for a Summer Beach Battle in New Season of Fan-Favorite Series
The new season kicks off in Myrtle Beach on Sunday, June 9 and then hits Hilton Head, Daytona Beach, Tampa, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, culminating in a Key West finale on Sunday, July 28.

[05/13/19 - 08:00 AM]
USA Network to Reboot Iconic Reality Series "The Biggest Loser"
The 10-episode season from Endemol Shine North America, in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio, is expected to debut on USA Network in 2020.

[05/13/19 - 07:42 AM]
ESPN and ABC's Highest-Rated NBA Conference Semifinals Since 2012
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, May 12.

[05/13/19 - 07:26 AM]
Discovery's Five Deeps Expedition Breaks Record on Dive to Bottom of Challenger Deep in Mariana Trench
The Five Deeps Expedition is being filmed by Atlantic Productions for a five-part Discovery Channel documentary series, "Deep Planet," that will air in later in 2019.

[05/13/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Netflix's "What/If" Trailer Debut Starring Renee Zellweger
The neo-noir social thriller explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.

[05/13/19 - 06:00 AM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Schedule for 2019-2020 Season
Look for new dramas "Prodigal Son" and "Not Just Me" plus animated comedy "Bless the Harts" this fall.

[05/13/19 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video and CBS Announce Exclusive International Agreement for the New "Star Trek" Jean-Luc Picard Series
Under the multi-year agreement with CBS, each episode will be available on Amazon Prime Video within 24 hours of its U.S. premiere.

[05/12/19 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Sunday, May 12
Updates include: CBS confirms fates of its remaining pilots; FOX's "Filthy Rich" is latest to recast a role; and NBC locks in "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" episode order for season seven.

[05/12/19 - 02:06 PM]
FOX Orders New "9-1-1" Series, "9-1-1: Lone Star," Starring Rob Lowe to Air During the 2019-20 Season
Said Lowe, "Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear's ability to make smart, unique, great television is unmatched. I'm elated to join this team."

[05/12/19 - 11:29 AM]
Video: CBS Releases the First Teaser of "Evil"
Katja Herbers and Mike Colter star in the series, a psychological mystery that examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion.

[05/12/19 - 11:12 AM]
ABC Cancels Freshman Drama "Whiskey Cavalier"
Co-star Scott Foley broke the news this morning about the series, which has two episodes still yet to air.

[05/12/19 - 10:02 AM]
In Unprecedented Renewal, NBC's Beloved Pearson Family Drama "This Is Us" Picked Up for Three Seasons
The unprecedented three-year pickup signifies the network's utmost confidence in the series that has become part of the pop culture zeitgeist.

[05/12/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: NBC Official Fall Trailers 2019 - New Shows from NBC!
Get your first look at the Peacock's three new fall series.

[05/12/19 - 10:00 AM]
NBC Builds on Winning Lineup with Strong Investments in Returning Hits, Dominant Alternative Programming, Addictive New Dramas, A Renewed Focus on Comedy and Homecomings for Big NBC Stars
New additions this fall include drama "Bluff City Law" and comedies "Perfect Harmony" and "Sunnyside."

[05/12/19 - 09:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Edges Competition with NHL Playoffs
The Peacock's coverage of the Blues/Sharks showdown helps top the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/11/19 - 06:05 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 11 - ABC Adds "Emergence," "The Baker and The Beauty" to Series Roster
The Allison Tolman-led "Emergence" was originally shot for NBC this season.

[05/11/19 - 05:15 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 11 - FOX Rounds Out Series Orders with "Filthy Rich"
Kim Cattrall stars in the southern Gothic family drama in which wealth, power and religion collide - with outrageously soapy results.

[05/11/19 - 02:30 PM]
Ellen DeGeneres Is Coming to Primetime This Holiday Season on NBC's Special Event Series "Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways"
Over three one-hour specials, DeGeneres, along with her celebrity friends, will deliver incredible gifts to unsuspecting people who've topped her nice list.

[05/11/19 - 01:22 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 11 - NBC Issues Series Orders to "Perfect Harmony," "Lincoln" & "Indebted"
Bradley Whitford, Anna Camp, Russell Hornsby, Arielle Kebbel, Steven Weber and Fran Drescher are among the featured co-stars.

[05/11/19 - 12:45 PM]
"The Orville" to Return for Third Season
FOX has renewed the Seth MacFarlane-led science fiction drama.

[05/11/19 - 11:57 AM]
ABC Renews "The Goldbergs," "Schooled" for Next Season
The news, announced via social media this morning, marks their seventh and second seasons, respectively.

[05/11/19 - 11:27 AM]
NBC Renews Popular Alternative Series "World of Dance" and Freshman Hit "America's Got Talent: The Champions"
They'll be back for their fourth and second seasons, respectively.

[05/11/19 - 10:05 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 11 - ABC Continues Series Orders with "For Life," "United We Fall"
Nicholas Pinnock stars in the drama "For Life," while Christina Vidal and Will Sasso lead comedy "United We Fall."

[05/11/19 - 10:02 AM]
FOX Nixes "Proven Innocent" After One Season
Executive producer Adam Armus confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[05/11/19 - 08:20 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with Dramas
"Blue Bloods" leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/11/19 - 06:55 AM]
5.8 Metered Market Rating for Golden State vs. Houston Game 6 Is ESPN's Highest-Rated NBA Western Conference Semifinals Telecast Ever
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, May 10.

[05/10/19 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: ABC passes on "New York Undercover" revival, will redevelop "NYPD Blue"; Steve Harvey's latest syndicated talk show to sign off in June; and ABC's "Black-ish" prequel series to recast Bow's father.

[05/10/19 - 07:28 PM]
FOX Cancels "Star" as Bloody Friday Claims 13 Series
Earlier today fellow FOX series "Lethal Weapon," "The Cool Kids" and "The Passage" also got the axe.

[05/10/19 - 04:21 PM]
NBC Renews "Blindspot" for Final Season
The Jaimie Alexander-led drama will return for a fifth season, its last.

[05/10/19 - 03:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - CBS Adds "Tommy" to Drama Roster
Eddie Falco stars in the project, about a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles.

[05/10/19 - 03:15 PM]
Bloody Friday Continues: FOX Pulls the Plug on "Lethal Weapon," CBS Axes Four Comedies
The Eye's "Fam," "Happy Together," "Life in Pieces" and "Murphy Brown" won't be back next season.

[05/10/19 - 02:13 PM]
"Fresh Off the Boat," "The Rookie" Among Latest Renewals by ABC
"American Housewife," "Bless This Mess," "Single Parents," "Dancing with the Stars" and "The Bachelor" are also due back next season.

[05/10/19 - 01:35 PM]
National Geographic Announces "Queens", The First-Ever Natural History Docuseries Where Female Animals Reign Supreme
The six-part natural history docuseries follows six powerful sisterhoods within the animal kingdom where females rule.

[05/10/19 - 12:48 PM]
CBS Renews "Man with a Plan" for a Fourth Season
The show's social media account confirmed the news this afternoon.

[05/10/19 - 11:59 AM]
Bloody Friday Begins: ABC's "Speechless," FOX's "The Cool Kids" Among Initial Wave of Cancellations
Also getting the axe this morning: "The Fix," "The Kids Are Alright," "Splitting Up Together," "The Passage" and "I Feel Bad."

[05/10/19 - 11:20 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - NBC Brings "The Kenan Show" to Comedy Lineup
In this family comedy, Kenan Thompson strives to be a super dad to his two adorable girls while simultaneously balancing his job and a father-in-law who "helps" in the most inappropriate ways.

[05/10/19 - 11:09 AM]
Discovery Goes Off the Grid with Hines Family in New Series "Raising Wild"
The series highlights this modern family as they embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to become homesteaders when it premieres on Sunday, June 2 at 10:00/9:00c.







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[01/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
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[01/19/21 - 11:02 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 10:49 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 10:32 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 10:29 AM]
HBO's "Black Art: In the Absence of Light" Debuts February 9
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[01/19/21 - 10:04 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 10:03 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 09:03 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 09:01 AM]
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[01/19/21 - 08:54 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Returns on Top for FOX
The network leads the night among total viewers, shares the demo crown with ABC.

[01/19/21 - 08:18 AM]
Peacock Is Going Back to Bayside as Critically Acclaimed Comedy "Saved by the Bell" Is Renewed for a Second Season
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