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[08/13/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 13
Updates include: NBC expands third season of "Good Girls"; Ashley Park cast in Paramount Network's "Emily in Paris"; and HBO Max fills out cast of Anna Kendrick's "Love Life."

[08/13/19 - 03:02 PM]
Video: "Falling Inn Love" Starring Christina Milian - Official Trailer - Netflix
After losing her job and her boyfriend, city girl Gabriela (Milian) spontaneously enters a contest and wins a rustic New Zealand inn.

[08/13/19 - 01:51 PM]
TV One to Celebrate the Achievements of Gospel Luminaries at "The African Pride Gospel Superfest"
Hosted by film and television star Wendy Raquel Robinson, the one-hour telecast will feature a musical celebration honoring Pastor Donnie McClurkin.

[08/13/19 - 01:15 PM]
Emmy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Denis Leary to Star in FOX's Holiday-Themed Comedy, "A Moody Christmas"
Leary will play the beloved patriarch of the Moodys, a tight-knit, but slightly dysfunctional, family of five, all of whom return home to Chicago for the holidays, hiding secrets from each other.

[08/13/19 - 12:01 PM]
"Ginny & Georgia" Is a New Mother/Daughter Coming of Age Series Starring Antonia Gentry & Brianne Howey
Gentry plays 15-year-old Ginny with Howey as her 30-year-old mother Georgia, who try to put down roots in a picturesque town after years on the run.

[08/13/19 - 11:10 AM]
CBS and Viacom to Combine
The combined company, ViacomCBS Inc., will be a leading global, multiplatform, premium content company, with the assets, capabilities and scale to be one of the most important content producers and providers in the world.

[08/13/19 - 10:01 AM]
OWN Announces Oscar and Emmy-Winning Legend Cicely Tyson to Join Cast of Ava DuVernay's New Anthology Romance Series "Cherish the Day" as Series Regular
Emmy-winner Tyson joins previously announced leads Xosha Roquemore and Alano Miller who play Gently James and Evan Fisher in the new romantic anthology.

[08/13/19 - 10:01 AM]
Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Rosalia and Shawn Mendes to Perform at the 2019 VMAs Airing Live Globally on Monday, August 26 at 8PM ET/PT
The 2019 VMAs will be hosted by comedian, actor and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco, and will air live from Prudential Center across MTV's global footprint in more than 180 countries, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.

[08/13/19 - 09:08 AM]
History(R)'s "9/11: Inside Air Force One" Recounts the Tragedy of September 11 from Inside the Airplane Featuring Interviews from President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and More
The documentary takes viewers aboard Air Force One and into the cockpits, command centers and underground bunkers across the country on one of the most challenging, confusing and terrifying days in American history.

[08/13/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "American Factory" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a Chinese billionaire re-opens a factory and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans, early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

[08/13/19 - 08:56 AM]
Reese Witherspoon Will Star in & Co-Produce "Pyros," A Film Adapted from Thomas Pierce's Short Story
The project follows a team outfitted with indestructible suits fused to their spines so they can recover objects for wealthy people when their houses are on fire - but one breaks protocol to save a life.

[08/13/19 - 08:17 AM]
Video: Final Trailer Debut - "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" - August 30 on Netflix
Based on The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson's groundbreaking 1982 feature film, the series tells a new story, set many years before the events of the movie, and realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects.

[08/13/19 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings:"Bachelor in Paradise" Tops Demo Race for ABC
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched network.

[08/13/19 - 07:18 AM]
Kerry Washington, Steve Pasquale & Jeremy Jordan Star in "American Son," Premiering November 1
Based on the acclaimed Broadway play, the Netflix film revolves around a couple piecing together the whereabouts of their missing son.

[08/13/19 - 07:16 AM]
The Five-Time Emmy Award-Nominated Primetime Special "Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met Mccartney Live from Liverpool" Will Be Rebroadcast Monday, August 19 on CBS
The special originally aired August 20, 2018.

[08/13/19 - 07:00 AM]
BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios Announce the Remaining Series Regulars for Perry's Second Original Series, "Sistas," Premiering Exclusively on the Network This Fall
The series follows a group of single black females as they navigate their complicated love life, careers and friendship through the ups-and-downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals.

[08/12/19 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 12
Updates include: John Wilson, Nathan Fielder land HBO projects; Ben Lawson cast in Netflix's "Firefly Lane"; and Martha Plimpton to guest on Pop's "Flack."

[08/12/19 - 03:21 PM]
Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Builds Steam Across Linear Television, Digital TV and Music
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/12/19 - 01:29 PM]
NBC Shifts "Hollywood Game Night" Originals to Wednesdays
Look for new episodes to fill the 10:00/9:00c slot beginning August 21.

[08/12/19 - 11:13 AM]
Viceland Sets August 27 Premiere Date for New True Crime Series "The Devil You Know"
Set in a small suburban community just outside of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the five-episode true crime series focuses on a local suburban legend, John Lawson, a self-styled Satanist who renamed himself "Pazuzu."

[08/12/19 - 11:08 AM]
"Yellowstone" Ropes 5.4 Million Total Viewers for Most-Watched Episode in Series History
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 7.

[08/12/19 - 11:00 AM]
"2020 Billboard Music Awards" Will Broadcast Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 29 at 8 P.M. ET on NBC
A host and musical performers will be announced at a later date.

[08/12/19 - 10:02 AM]
New Special "Lip Sync to the Rescue," Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and Featuring Country Music Superstar Luke Bryan, to Air Sept. 9 on CBS
The project is an interactive countdown special featuring first responders channeling their inner pop stars and lip-syncing to hit music, a trend that began with the viral video sensation #LipSyncChallenge.

[08/12/19 - 09:27 AM]
Penelope Ann Miller and Mia Kirshner Set to Star in Lifetime's Movie "The College Admissions Scandal"
The film will debut this fall, as part of Lifetime's Ripped From the Headlines movie slate.

[08/12/19 - 09:04 AM]
Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and Wesley Snipes star in "Dolemite Is My Name"
The film, due on Netflix this fall, is the incredible true story of Rudy Ray Moore.

[08/12/19 - 08:19 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Tops Charts for CBS
The Eye takes home top honors in total viewers, shares the adults 18-49 crown with ABC.

[08/12/19 - 08:01 AM]
Robert De Niro, Blake Griffin, Caitlyn Jenner, Joel McHale, Debra Messing, Chris Redd and Jeff Ross to Join Roast Master Sean Hayes for "The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin"
Additional Roasters and talent to attend will be announced shortly.

[08/12/19 - 07:15 AM]
Video: "The Morning Show" - Official Teaser Trailer - Apple TV+
The series stars Academy Award-winner Reese Witherspoon, Emmy Award-winner Jennifer Aniston and Golden Globe-winner Steve Carell in a high-stakes drama that pulls back the curtain on early morning TV.

[08/12/19 - 07:01 AM]
HBO Max and BBC Three Get "Starstruck"
The series will follow twenty-something Rose (Rose Matafeo), a millennial in London, juggling two dead-end jobs and navigating the awkward morning-after when she discovers the complications of accidentally sleeping with a movie star.

[08/12/19 - 06:14 AM]
WWE(R) and FOX Sports Celebrate "Smackdown's" 20th Anniversary on October 4
WWE Superstars past and present will be on hand at Staples Center to celebrate the occasion including Kurt Angle, Lita, Mick Foley, Booker T, Hulk Hogan, Trish Stratus, Goldberg, Jerry Lawler, Mark Henry, Ric Flair and Sting.

[08/12/19 - 06:01 AM]
Season Three of "The Crown," Starring Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, Arrives 17th November
The Netflix series returns nearly two years after its second season launch.

[08/12/19 - 06:01 AM]
"Chesapeake Shores" Season Four Premiere Sunday, August 25th on Hallmark Channel
Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Diane Ladd and Treat Williams star in the new season.

[08/11/19 - 09:24 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Wins Repeat Showdown in Viewers, Demos
A pair of "48 Hours" installments help win the night in said categories.

[08/10/19 - 09:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors; CBS Tops Viewers
NFL preseason coverage on local stations however makes the early results unclear.

[08/09/19 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 9
Updates include: Kether Donohue joins Darren Criss in Quibi's "Royalties"; Rachel Dratch, Anthony Alabi to recur on Showtime's "Shameless"; and Debra Jo Rupp to re-team with Kurtwood Smith on ABC's Nate Bargatze comedy pilot.

[08/09/19 - 02:34 PM]
Discovery Channel's Groundbreaking New Series, "Serengeti" Soars as Highest-Rated Nature Documentary Debut Since 2013
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for Sunday, August 4.

[08/09/19 - 12:43 PM]
Video: From the World of Jason Bourne, USA Network Reveals Official "Treadstone" Trailer
The series, due on October, explores the origin story and present-day actions of the infamous covert program that uses behavior modification protocol to turn recruits into nearly superhuman assassins.

[08/09/19 - 12:02 PM]
HBO Drama Series "The Deuce," Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon, Returns for Third and Final Season Sept. 9, Exclusively on HBO
The eight-episode final season brings us into the world of 1985, just as VHS overtakes film as the primary medium for porn production and distribution.

[08/09/19 - 11:31 AM]
MTV's "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" Premieres Wednesday, August 28 at 8:00PM ET/PT with Expanded 90-Minute Episodes
Set in the middle of the jungle, "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" returns to a classic team format; 14 Brits will battle it out against 14 Americans for their share of the $1 million-dollar prize.

[08/09/19 - 09:02 AM]
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Season 3 First Look
Amazon releases the first image from the show's third season.

[08/09/19 - 08:06 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Originals Top Viewers, Demos
Early results from last night however are clouded by preseason NFL games on local stations across the country.

[08/09/19 - 08:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films to Debut "David Bowie Finding Fame"
The film, premiering tonight, chronicles five years of Bowie's early career, from the late 1960s through the on-stage death of Ziggy Stardust in 1973.

[08/09/19 - 01:23 AM]
Set Entirely Within the Confines of a Police Interview Suite, "Criminal" Comes to Netflix 20 September
David Tennant and Hayley Atwell are among those featured in the series.

[08/08/19 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 8
Updates include: Netflix orders second season of "Mr. Iglesias"; Bryan Greenberg, Charles Michael Davis cast in ABC's "Same Time, Next Christmas"; and NBC asks newcomer "Bluff City Law" for additional scripts.

[08/08/19 - 03:00 PM]
Netflix Announces Cast for Original Series "Away" Starring Hilary Swank and Josh Charles
The series centers on Emma Green, an American astronaut who must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission.

[08/08/19 - 02:03 PM]
Toby Gorman Named President of Universal Television Alternative Studio
Most recently, Gorman was interim CEO of Magical Elves, where he oversaw the production company's development and current series in addition to maintaining his role as President of Entertainment at A. Smith & Co Productions.

[08/08/19 - 01:41 PM]
CBS Television Stations and CBS Interactive Accelerate Launch Plans for CBSN Local Services Across the Country
The nine markets included in this expanded launch plan are Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Philadelphia, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, Miami, Sacramento, Pittsburgh and Baltimore.

[08/08/19 - 01:39 PM]
CBS All Access Adds Children's Programming to the Service
Highlights include new seasons of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" and "Danger Mouse."

[08/08/19 - 12:30 PM]
Bravo Announces Tickets on Sale Tuesday, August 13 for BravoCon Taking Place November 15 - November 17 in NYC
"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" will film its biggest show yet on Friday, November 15 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

[08/08/19 - 11:24 AM]
"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Opens the New Fall Season with Sunday Post-Football Telecasts and a Week of Live Shows
The first post-"Sunday Night Football" show will air September 8 following a prime AFC match-up when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New England Patriots.







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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.