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[07/30/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 30
Updates include: Joss Whedon's "The Nevers" locks in cast; HBO Max gives series order to "Circe" adaptation; and Kurtwood Smith signs onto ABC's Nate Bargatze comedy pilot.

[07/30/19 - 10:54 PM]
Casting Announced for BBC One's "The Pale Horse"
Rufus Sewell and Kaya Scodelario star in the project, which is being co-produced with Amazon Prime Video.

[07/30/19 - 02:35 PM]
FX Orders Limited Series "A Teacher"
Kate Mara and Nick Robinson star in the 10-episode limited series.

[07/30/19 - 11:30 AM]
Ovation Celebrates Legacy of "Inside the Actors Studio" by Airing Classic Episodes Starting August 11
As previously announced, "Inside the Actors Studio" will premiere on Sunday, October 13 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/30/19 - 11:00 AM]
CW Seed to Launch 24/7 Digital Linear Channel CW Seed "Live" Late Fall 2019
CW Seed "Live" will be available through CWSeed.com and the CW Seed App, which has distribution on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, iOS, Android, Xbox, Chromecast and Android TV.

[07/30/19 - 10:28 AM]
ABC News Announces New Season of "What Would You Do?" with Anchor John Quinones
The summer staple returns next Friday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/30/19 - 10:24 AM]
FOX Sports Announces Complete On-Air Lineup for 2019 NFL Season
Lead announcer and Emmy Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman return for their 18th season as the NFL's longest-tenured duo.

[07/30/19 - 10:00 AM]
Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu Bring Streaming Magic to Disney's D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim August 23-25
Guests will be the first to experience Disney+ before it launches in the U.S. on November 12.

[07/30/19 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Hits Season High for ABC
The show's penultimate episode this season delivers its best adults 18-49 number of the season.

[07/30/19 - 08:00 AM]
BET Networks Announces the Cast for "Bigger," The Will Packer Executive Produced Original Series
The comedy, formerly known as "Peachtree Place," will debut on the network's streaming service BET+ this fall.

[07/30/19 - 05:06 AM]
Netflix and WWE Studios Announce Live-Action Family Comedy Series, "The Big Show Show"
When the teenage daughter of The Big Show, a retired world-famous WWE Superstar comes to live with him, his wife and two other daughters, he quickly becomes outnumbered and outsmarted.

[07/29/19 - 11:57 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 29
Updates include: Cristin Milioti to star in HBO Max's "Made for Love"; FX gives pilot order to B.J. Novak's "Platform"; and Julie Anne Robinson to helm Netflix's "Bridgerton" series.

[07/29/19 - 03:22 PM]
"The Last Cowboy" Is Paramount Network's Most-Watched Original Series Premiere Since "Yellowstone"
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/29/19 - 02:24 PM]
Comedy Central's "South Side" Series Premiere Delivers 2.2 Million Total Viewers Including Streaming and Replays
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 24.

[07/29/19 - 12:27 PM]
Video: "Sanditon" Trailer - Coming to "Masterpiece" on PBS in 2020
Rose Williams and Theo James star in this new adaptation of the unfinished Jane Austen novel scripted by Emmy Award winner Andrew Davies.

[07/29/19 - 12:15 PM]
Investigation Discovery Sets Premiere Date for Final Season of "Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda"
In the final countdown with 20 more harrowing hours, Investigation Discovery's hit series returns for its ninth and final season on Wednesday, August 28 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/19 - 12:02 PM]
Documentary "Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America," Exploring the Innovative Ways Americans Are Approaching End of Life, Debuts August 14, Exclusively on HBO
The film tells six stories of people nearing death and of family members of the recently deceased, who have chosen non-traditional end-of-life options and remembrances, from celebrations of life and living wakes, to green burials, extraterrestrial burials and more.

[07/29/19 - 12:00 PM]
Seven-Time "Teen Choice" Winner Lucy Hale to Host "Teen Choice 2019"
Additionally, Grammy Award-nominated band OneRepublic will perform their single, "Rescue Me," along with a medley of other hit songs.

[07/29/19 - 11:41 AM]
HGTV to Unveil the Epic Renovation and Meticulous Replication of The Brady Bunch House in "A Very Brady Renovation"
The much-ballyhooed series will premiere on Monday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/19 - 11:14 AM]
FOX NFL Thursday Adds Another Hall of Famer to Star-Studded Lineup
Days from enshrinement into NFL immortality, Tony Gonzalez, a 14-time NFL Pro Bowler, joins Pro Football Hall of Famers and signature FOX NFL voices Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long.

[07/29/19 - 11:08 AM]
Season Six of "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." Premieres Fall 2019 and Airs Through Fall 2020 on PBS, Beginning October 8
The Fall 2019 season will premiere with two new episodes followed by five encore presentations of the series.

[07/29/19 - 10:18 AM]
"Lights Out with David Spade" Announces Panelist Line-Up for Premiere Week
Neal Brennan, Steve Byrne, Dana Carvey, Whitney Cummings, Kaley Cuoco, Erik Griffin, Jim Jefferies, Jen Kirkman, Al Madrigal, Amy Schumer, Nick Swardson, Sarah Tiana and Theo Von are all featured this week.

[07/29/19 - 09:57 AM]
PBS Kids Heads Back to School with a Full Slate of New Programming, Free Resources for Parents and Teachers
Starting August 5, families from coast-to-coast can tune in together to fun and educational PBS Kids programming.

[07/29/19 - 09:56 AM]
PBS Kids and Fred Rogers Productions Announce Fifth Season of Emmy-Winning Series "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood"
Featuring 20 engaging episodes, including a half-hour special, Season 5 of the hit series will address key universal themes for preschoolers and their parents.

[07/29/19 - 09:55 AM]
PBS and WTTW Chicago Announce "Prehistoric Road Trip"
The three-part natural history series combines science, culture and history and brings viewers along for an unforgettable expedition through hundreds of millions of years of history.

[07/29/19 - 09:54 AM]
PBS, Thirteen's "American Masters," Norman Lear's Act III Productions, Maramara and Lin-Manuel Miranda Partner on New Documentary About EGOT Winner Rita Moreno
Over a career spanning more than 70 years, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become a celebrated and award-winning actor.

[07/29/19 - 09:53 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "W"
Written, directed and produced by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Mark Samels, the film will premiere in the spring of 2020 on PBS.

[07/29/19 - 09:52 AM]
PBS and WETA Announce Groundbreaking Documentary Series "Asian Americans"
The series examines what the 2010 U.S. Census identifies as the fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

[07/29/19 - 09:51 AM]
PBS Partners with YouTube TV
Launching later this year, YouTube TV will livestream all PBS member stations that choose to participate.

[07/29/19 - 08:16 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Viewers, Demos with Game Show Lineup
"Celebrity Family Feud" and "The $100,000 Pyramid" help spark the adults 18-49 win.

[07/29/19 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix's "Trinkets" Is Back to Steal Your Heart
Sarah Goldfinger will serve as showrunner on the series' final season.

[07/29/19 - 05:01 AM]
Reelz Announces New Programming for Summer and Fall 2019 with New Specials, New Documentaries and Returning Series Showing the Real Stories of Legendary Celebrities, Heroes and Icons
"Cashed Out," "Autopsy: The Last Hours of..." and "The Price of Fame" are among the returning series.

[07/28/19 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Ballers" Season 5 - Official Tease - HBO
The series returns for its fifth season on Sunday, August 25.

[07/28/19 - 09:25 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demo Race; NBC Tops Total Viewers
The Alphabet's all-repeat lineup is good enough to win the adults 18-49 crown.

[07/27/19 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Saturday, July 27
Updates include: Amazon pulls the plug on five series; Deborah Ayorinde, Ashley Thomas to lead "Them: Covenant"; and Blake Lively inks first-look deal with Amazon Studios.

[07/27/19 - 02:00 PM]
New Rotoscope Animation Series "Undone" to Premiere Sept. 13 on Amazon Prime Video
From acclaimed creators Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg comes a groundbreaking and genre bending animated series about a young woman's complex journey to unlock her past and solve the mystery of her father's death.

[07/27/19 - 12:30 PM]
Video: Amazon Original "Modern Love" Sets Fall Premiere and Reveals First Look at Anticipated Series
This romantic comedy anthology series explores love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms as each standalone episode brings some of the most beloved stories to life with a stellar cast.

[07/27/19 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Transparent "Musicale Finale" Reveals Official Trailer & Key Art for Movie Musical Send-Off
When the Pfeffermans face a life-changing loss, they begin a journey hilarious and melancholy, brazen and bold.

[07/27/19 - 10:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; ABC, NBC Split Demos
Repeats of "Blue Bloods" and "American Ninja Warrior" lead the night in said categories.

[07/27/19 - 09:34 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Orders Season Five of "The Expanse"
Season four of the Hugo Award-winning series will premiere on Friday, December 13, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

[07/27/19 - 09:33 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Debuts "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" Season Two Action-Packed Teaser Trailer and Artwork
The teaser trailer and artwork showcase the higher stakes in season two by taking audiences on an action-packed adventure.

[07/27/19 - 09:32 AM]
Amazon Studios Enters First Look Deal with Significant Productions, Co-Founded by Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi
As part of the deal, Significant Productions will work with Amazon Studios to develop television series to premiere globally on Amazon Prime Video.

[07/27/19 - 09:31 AM]
Amazon Studios Announces New First Look Deal with Actress Connie Britton
"I'm honored to be joining Jen [Salke] and the team at Amazon in creating provocative, thoughtful programming, utilizing their celebrated and exceptional storytelling platform," said Britton.

[07/27/19 - 09:30 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Orders Second Season of Its Upcoming Fantasy Drama "Carnival Row"
The highly-anticipated first season will premiere Labor Day Weekend, Friday, August 30, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.

[07/27/19 - 09:01 AM]
Amazon Studios Announces New Overall Deal with Emmy Award-Winning Writer, Creator and Actor Lena Waithe
Waithe, who will produce the upcoming Amazon Original horror anthology series "Them," will work with Amazon Studios to create and produce original series.

[07/27/19 - 09:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Thrilling New International Adventure Series "The Banker's Wife," Based on the Best-Selling Novel
Meredith Stiehm will write all eight episodes, with award-winning director Lesli Linka Glatter directing all eight.

[07/27/19 - 08:30 AM]
Amazon Studios Announces Creative Talent Behind the New "The Lord of the Rings" Series
The team joins previously announced filmmaker J.A. Bayona, who will direct the first two episodes, and showrunners and executive producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay.

[07/26/19 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 26
Updates include: Starz cancels "Now Apocalypse" after one season; Amazon developing "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; and Katie Aselton to star in comedian Nate Bargatze's comedy pilot at ABC.

[07/26/19 - 08:55 PM]
Seven Remarkable Canines Named Finalists for 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Awards(R)
The program, now in its ninth year, will debut nationwide October 23 as a two-hour special on Hallmark Channel.

[07/26/19 - 08:54 PM]
Crown Media Family Networks Announces Hallmark Publishing to Release its First Mystery Novel
The book is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, September 3, in eBook, paperback, and audiobook.







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[01/14/21 - 02:24 PM]
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This contemporary French-language series (with English subtitles) centers on two half-brothers of different races and economic backgrounds who meet each other for the first time after the death of their father and inherit a failing hotel on the paradise island of Réunion.

[01/14/21 - 01:01 PM]
The History Channel Unwraps the Incredible Stories Behind Beloved Foods, Brands and the Titans That Shaped America in Bold New Ways in Two Returning Nonfiction Series "The Food That Built America" and "Modern Marvels"
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[01/14/21 - 12:30 PM]
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[01/14/21 - 12:02 PM]
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[01/14/21 - 12:01 PM]
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[01/14/21 - 11:24 AM]
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[01/14/21 - 11:09 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Socially-Distanced, Two-Part Reunion Airs Wednesday, January 20 & 27 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen reflects on this season's most dramatic moments with Shannon Storms Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter, Emily Simpson, Braunwyn Windham-Burke and newcomer Elizabeth Lyn Vargas at a safe, six-foot distance from each other.

[01/14/21 - 11:05 AM]
Video: "Esme & Roy" - Season 2 Trailer - HBO Max Family
The award-winning preschool show is back, taking viewers on even more relatable monster adventures packed with playful learning, humor, heart, and musical, monster-y fun.

[01/14/21 - 10:31 AM]
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[01/14/21 - 10:16 AM]
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[01/14/21 - 10:07 AM]
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[01/14/21 - 10:05 AM]
TNT Renews Hit Series "Animal Kingdom" for a Sixth and Final Season
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[01/14/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "I Care a Lot" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza González, Dianne Wiest, and Chris Messina star in the film.

[01/14/21 - 10:01 AM]
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[01/14/21 - 10:00 AM]
OWN Renews Acclaimed Ava DuVernay Drama "Queen Sugar" for Sixth Season Ahead of Season Five Premiere
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