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[08/07/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 7
Updates include: FOX cancels "Paradise Hotel," picks up "Flirty Dancing"; Julio Macias named regular on Netflix's "On My Block"; and Alberto Rosende to recur on NBC's "Chicago Fire."

[08/07/19 - 04:20 PM]
David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Sign Overall Deal to Develop New Films and Series for Netflix
The streaming service will be the exclusive home of the "Game of Thrones" showrunners.

[08/07/19 - 03:44 PM]
Video: Watch a Sneak Peek at FOX's New Fall Drama, "Almost Family"
Check out the latest trailer for the newcomer, launching on Wednesday, October 2.

[08/07/19 - 03:36 PM]
OWN Remembers Toni Morrison with Re-Airing of Interview This Saturday, August 10 at 8 PM ET/PT
They discussed colorism, the pressure outer beauty places on self-worth and how books have the power to open your eyes to understanding others in a new light.

[08/07/19 - 03:00 PM]
Video: Watch a Sneak Peek at FOX's New Fall Drama, "Prodigal Son"
View the latest trailer for the upcoming series, premiering Monday, September 23.

[08/07/19 - 02:30 PM]
Pierce Brosnan Joins Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams in "Eurovision"
Brosnan will star as Erick Erickssong, Lars' (Ferrell) father and the most handsome man in Iceland.

[08/07/19 - 02:30 PM]
Netflix Announces Upcoming Drama Series & Series Regulars "Tiny Pretty Things"
Based on the book by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, the series is set in the world of an elite ballet academy and charts the rise and fall of young adults who live far from their homes, each standing on the verge of greatness or ruin.

[08/07/19 - 01:00 PM]
Spend September Surrounded by Disney Magic with Freeform During the Network's "30 Days of Disney" Programming
Highlights include a two-hour special, "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - Adventure Awaits," premiering Sunday, September 29 at 8:00/7:00c.

[08/07/19 - 12:32 PM]
The Premiere of Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Is Cable TV's Highest-Rated Telecast in Two Years Among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/07/19 - 12:08 PM]
An All-New Season of "Jay Leno's Garage" Premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 10PM ET/PT
The series returns for its fifth season with eight new episodes featuring the legendary comedian and his fearless friends as they get behind the wheel of some of the most badass machines on the planet.

[08/07/19 - 10:16 AM]
Animation Domination Returns with A-List of Guest Voices on "The Simpsons," All-New Series "Bless The Harts," "Bob's Burgers" and "Family Guy," Beginning Sunday, September 29, on FOX
John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Jason Momoa, Bryan Cranston, Niecy Nash, Megan Mullally, Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen and Billy Eichner are all on tap.

[08/07/19 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Entertainment Signs Writer/Creator Jeff Davis to Exclusive, Broadcast-Only Deal
The agreement marks FOX Entertainment's first direct, overall term deal.

[08/07/19 - 09:53 AM]
OWN Announces Celebrity Guests for "OWN Spotlight: Black Women OWN the Conversation" Premiering August 24
The series features intimate conversations about important issues with honest opinions and surprising solutions that put people first.

[08/07/19 - 09:30 AM]
Amy Carney Named Chief Operating Officer, FOX Entertainment
Carney most recently was President of Advertiser Sales, Strategy and Research at Sony Pictures Television.

[08/07/19 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Pull Back in Front
The Peacock wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/07/19 - 08:00 AM]
Showtime Documentary Films Announces "The Kingmaker" from Emmy(R) Winning Director Lauren Greenfield
The film will screen at additional festivals in the upcoming months, followed by a theatrical release this fall and a world television premiere on Showtime in early 2020.

[08/06/19 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 6
Updates include: ABC to hear "Fresh Off the Boat" spin-off pitch; FX's "Taboo" remains in limbo; and Sara Ramirez to exit "Madam Secretary" as series regular.

[08/06/19 - 05:20 PM]
FX's "Mrs. America" Shares First Look at Cast
Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Sarah Paulson, Margo Martindale, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth Banks and Tracey Ullman star in the limited series.

[08/06/19 - 05:17 PM]
Video: "Mr Inbetween" - Season 2: Official Trailer - FX
The series returns to FX on Thursday, September 12 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/06/19 - 04:16 PM]
FX Orders Third Installment of American Crime Story Franchise "Impeachment: American Crime Story"
The latest edition stars Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp, Beanie Feldstein as Monica Lewinsky, and Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones.

[08/06/19 - 02:32 PM]
"Snowfall" Renewed for Fourth Season on FX
The acclaimed drama series created by John Singleton, Eric Amadio and Dave Andron will return to FX in 2020.

[08/06/19 - 02:01 PM]
FOX Entertainment Acquires Emmy(R) Award-Winning Production Company Bento Box Entertainment
The animation studio is behind "Bob's Burgers" and two of FOX's upcoming series, "Duncanville" and "The Great North."

[08/06/19 - 01:50 PM]
"Lights Out with David Spade" Debuts as #1 New Late Night Talk Show of 2019
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for July 29-August 1.

[08/06/19 - 01:15 PM]
Launch of Hallmark Channel's Annual "Summer Nights" Programming Event Propels Network to Rank #1 During Weekend Primetime & #2 During Primetime for the Week
Hallmark Channel further spins the numbers for the week of July 29 - August 4.

[08/06/19 - 12:34 PM]
Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Returns for Season 7
Returning cast members include: Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Toya Bush-Harris, Quad Webb, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, Mariah Huq and new friend, Buffie Purselle.

[08/06/19 - 12:10 PM]
E! Announces Expanded Slate of Entertainment News Programming, Including Two New York-Based Series
In addition, current late night news franchise "Nightly Pop" will expand to four nights per week and live daytime series "Daily Pop" will continue to air every weekday.

[08/06/19 - 11:52 AM]
New Season Premiere of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Delivers a 1.07 Live Plus Three-Day Rating on Thursday, Aug. 1
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, August 1.

[08/06/19 - 11:34 AM]
MTV's "Ex on the Beach" Moves to a Brand New Night
Starting August 15, look for the series on Thursday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/06/19 - 11:03 AM]
FX Unveils Slate of Docuseries and a Documentary Feature
"FX has long sought to give artists a platform to showcase their individual, uncompromising vision and its new docuseries and features are an opportunity to extend that ambition in our collaboration with non-fiction talent," said Nick Grad.

[08/06/19 - 10:23 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for Michelle Obama's College Prep Learning Playlist
The learning playlist features videos from Mrs. Obama, interviews with experts, advice from upperclassmen, and encouraging messages from a panel at the Beating The Odds Summit.

[08/06/19 - 10:16 AM]
Video: New Trailer for EPIX Series "Godfather of Harlem"
The Forest Whitaker-led drama premieres Sunday, September 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/06/19 - 09:35 AM]
FX Orders an Additional Season of Its Emmy(R) and Golden Globe Award(R) Winning Hit Comedy Series "Atlanta"
Production of seasons three (previously ordered) and four - both eight episodes each - are scheduled to begin next spring.

[08/06/19 - 09:11 AM]
Tiffany Haddish, Carmen Ejogo, Blair Underwood, Garrett Morris and Kevin Carroll Cast in the New Netflix Limited Series "Madam CJ Walker"
They'll join Octavia Spencer, who will executive produce and star as Sarah Breedlove, famously known as Madam CJ Walker.

[08/06/19 - 09:09 AM]
HBO's "Recommended by Humans" Tool Lets You Stream 50+ Free HBO Episodes, Movies & Documentaries
Featuring more than 50 free HBO episodes, movies and documentaries, the tool spotlights real HBO fans offering recommendations for their favorite HBO shows.

[08/06/19 - 09:01 AM]
Viacom to Acquire Garfield for Nickelodeon Portfolio
Following completion of the acquisition, Nickelodeon plans to develop a new Garfield animated television series.

[08/06/19 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor in Paradise" Returns on Top in Demos
ABC wins the evening among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network overall.

[08/06/19 - 08:00 AM]
Netflix Casts Alicia Silverstone and Mark Feuerstein in "The Baby-Sitters Club" Live-Action Series Adaptation
In the series adaptation, Silverstone will play Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, the mother of Kristy Thomas and love interest of Watson Brewer, played by Feuerstein.

[08/06/19 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Elite" - Season 2 Date Announcement - Netflix
Look for the show's sophomore run to launch on Friday, September 6.

[08/06/19 - 05:27 AM]
Netflix's Japanese Original Series "Alice in Borderland" Costars with Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya
The live-action movie, based on a survival and thriller manga, will be released in 2020.

[08/05/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 5
Updates include: Netflix cancels "The OA" after two seasons; ABC revises statuses of "Triangle," "Heart of Life," "Nana" and "NYPD Blue" pilots; and ABC pulls the plug on "The Proposal."

[08/05/19 - 11:09 AM]
"Yellowstone" Wrangles Series Ratings High in Key P18-49 Demo
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 31.

[08/05/19 - 10:56 AM]
ABC Announces Development Based on the Bestselling Book "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11"
Mitchell Zuckoff's "Fall and Rise" chronicles the stories of those who were lost, saved and forever altered by the most heinous acts of terrorism on American soil.

[08/05/19 - 10:55 AM]
ABC Develops the Emmett Till Story as the First Chapter in an Anthology Series Chronicling the Civil Rights Movement as Told by the Women Behind the Movement
The first season of the anthology is inspired by the book "Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement" by Devery S. Anderson.

[08/05/19 - 10:54 AM]
"The Wonderful World of Disney Presents The Little Mermaid Live!" - Classic Film to Be Reimagined for Live Studio Audience, Airing Tuesday, Nov. 5, Live on ABC
Auli'i Cravalho, Queen Latifah and Shaggy will star in the long-in-the-works project.

[08/05/19 - 10:47 AM]
ABC's Sizzling Summer Guilty Pleasures "The Bachelorette" and "Bachelor in Paradise" Picked Up for New Seasons
These "Bachelor" franchise properties join the already announced 24th season of "The Bachelor," which will also return in 2020.

[08/05/19 - 10:27 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "CMA Fest" Helps Keep ABC in Front
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/05/19 - 10:10 AM]
Science Channel Going Big on Wednesday Night with New Series "Monster Ships" and Returning Fan Favorite "Building Giants" Beginning August 7
The newcomer reveals how the world's largest vessels operate when crossing dangerous global waters.

[08/05/19 - 09:20 AM]
Hulu and Bleecker Street Partner on Exclusive Multi-Year Output Deal
The first film to hit the streaming service in Fall 2019 will be "Hotel Mumbai."

[08/05/19 - 09:07 AM]
Jimmy Kimmel Kicks Off ABC's TCA With an Exciting Slate of Announcements
This winter, Kimmel will once again team up with television icon Norman Lear and executive producers Brent Miller, Will Ferrell and Justin Theroux to provide the next installment of the groundbreaking "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" with a live holiday special event.

[08/05/19 - 09:03 AM]
Television's Iconic Star-Maker "American Idol" Hits the Right Notes - Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie to Return for New Season on ABC
Multimedia personality Bobby Bones will also return as in-house mentor.







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[08/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Comedy Series "Silicon Valley" Returns October 27 for Sixth and Final Season
The Emmy(R)-winning and Golden Globe-nominated series takes a comedic look at the modern-day epicenter of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

[08/16/19 - 11:00 AM]
Limited Series "Mrs. Fletcher" Debuts October 27; Created by Executive Producer and Writer Tom Perrotta
The HBO series is a dual coming-of-age story chronicling the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son, who both embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results.

[08/16/19 - 09:09 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers First Two Episodes of "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" for Free Early Sampling
The 10-episode series will officially premiere Sunday, August 25 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/16/19 - 09:06 AM]
Priscilla Presley & John Eddie to Create "Agent King," An Animated Adult Action Comedy Featuring Elvis Presley as a Covert Government Agent, for Netflix
Mike Arnold will serve as showrunner on the project.

[08/16/19 - 09:00 AM]
Hot Dog! "Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures," A New Chapter of Disney Junior's Hit Series "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," Debuts Monday, Oct. 14
That same day, a new series of shorts, "Hot Diggity-Dog Tales" starring Mickey and "mouse's best friend" Pluto will also debut on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and DisneyNOW.

[08/16/19 - 08:04 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
NFL preseason on local stations once again effects the preliminary numbers.

[08/16/19 - 08:01 AM]
"Raising Dion," Starring Alisha Wainwright, Ja'Siah Young and Michael B. Jordan, Comes to Netflix on October 4
The series is the story of a widowed mother who must protect her son after he starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities.

[08/16/19 - 07:19 AM]
"Peaky Blinders" - Season 5 to Launch Friday October 4th, at 12:01 AM PT on Netflix
An epic, gangster family series set in the lawless streets of Birmingham, UK and beyond, "Peaky Blinders" follows the evolution of leader Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) from backstreet crime lord to legitimate businessman and member of parliament.

[08/16/19 - 06:00 AM]
NFL Films' "A Lifetime of Sundays" to Debut on ESPN and ABC in Celebration of the NFL's 100th Season
The film also will be available through ESPN authenticated Video on Demand until September 15 when it moves to ESPN+ and will be available for streaming.

[08/16/19 - 05:33 AM]
AMC Commissions Three Part Drama "Quiz," Directed by Stephen Frears and Produced by Left Bank Pictures
The project stars Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Sheen, Sian Clifford, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Michael Jibson and Aisling Bea.

[08/15/19 - 04:38 PM]
Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami to Direct Aubrey Plaza in Feature Comedy "Hope" for Netflix
The comedic duo are following their female-driven comedy "The Breaker Upperers," which they also co-wrote and starred in, and premiered on Netflix in February.

[08/15/19 - 01:15 PM]
"To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You" Premieres February 12 on Netflix
The sequel will be followed by a third film: "To All the Boys: Always and Forever Lara Jean," already in production.

[08/15/19 - 11:04 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Announces Live Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Coverage on Thursday, September 12 at 11:00 P.M. Eastern
As part of its Votegasm 2020 coverage, the series will air live at 11:00 p.m. ET on Comedy Central and react in real time across its social media accounts.

[08/15/19 - 10:30 AM]
30 for 30 "Rodman: For Better or Worse" to Premiere September 10 on ESPN
The film, directed by Emmy-winning director Todd Kapostasy, is billed as the unfettered and definitive look at the life and career of Dennis Rodman.

[08/15/19 - 09:30 AM]
"The Kominsky Method" Season 2 Premieres October 25 on Netflix
Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin are back for a new season of the comedy series.