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[08/18/19 - 02:21 PM]
Superstar Director Kevin Smith Continues the Original Series' Story Right Where It Left Off in "Masters of the Universe: Revelation"
The Netflix animated series tells the epic tale of what may be He-Man and Skeletor's final battle.

[08/18/19 - 08:30 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
The Eye is the network to beat on a low key evening.

[08/17/19 - 08:28 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos; CBS Wins Total Viewers
Said networks share the honors on a repeat heavy evening.

[08/16/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 16
Updates include: CBS cancels "Instinct" after two seasons; Syfy pulls the plug on "Krypton," spin-off "Lobo"; and YouTube nixes both "Step Up: High Water" and "Wayne."

[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 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 15
Updates include: A&E to wrap "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath" with two-hour special; NBCUniversal's streaming service adds two projects; and Ewan McGregor to star in Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney+.

[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 - 12:00 PM]
"Love, Simon" Begins Production for Disney+
The half-hour series from 20th Century Fox Television returns to the world of the 2018 groundbreaking hit movie, "Love, Simon."

[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.

[08/15/19 - 09:30 AM]
E! Greenlights New Reality Sitcom "Meet the Frasers"
Following Rhode Island's local celebrity couple, 28-year-old psychic medium Matt Fraser and his pageant queen girlfriend, 21-year-old Alexa Papigiotis, the docu-series will showcase their lives, careers, and their very involved extended families.

[08/15/19 - 09:30 AM]
BET Networks Announces New Legal Thriller "Sacrifice" Starring Paula Patton
The film will premiere on BET's new streaming service BET+ in 2020.

[08/15/19 - 08:47 AM]
"La Casa De Las Flores" Season 2 Premieres October 18 on Netflix
In this dark comedy, a wealthy matriarch tries to maintain her family's facade of perfection after her husband's mistress exposes their dirty secrets.

[08/15/19 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Off Demo Competition; NBC Tops Total Viewers
The time period premiere of "America's Got Talent" leads the night in both categories.

[08/15/19 - 07:07 AM]
Video: Dave Chappelle Netflix Standup Comedy Special Trailer - "Sticks & Stones"
The comedian's fifth special for the streaming service drops August 26, only on Netflix.

[08/14/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 14
Updates include: HBO orders "Skate Kitchen"-inspired comedy to series; Tiffany Lonsdale joins the cast of Freeform's "Siren"; and Josh Berman to bring "St. Elmo's Fire" TV series to NBC.

[08/14/19 - 05:45 PM]
Video: Watch the New "9-1-1" Season Three Trailer!
Season three launches Monday, September 23 on FOX.

[08/14/19 - 01:16 PM]
Ensemble Cast Set for Horror Film "There's Someone Inside Your House"
Sydney Park, Théodore Pellerin, Asjha Cooper, Dale Whibley, Jesse LaTourette, Burkely Duffield and Diego Josef star in the Netflix project, based on the book by Stephanie Perkins.

[08/14/19 - 12:31 PM]
Video: "The Masked Singer" - America's Favorite Guessing Game Has an All-New Promo
The series returns for its second season with a special two-hour premiere on Wednesday, September 25.

[08/14/19 - 12:21 PM]
Video: "Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The revival special premieres this Friday, August 16 on the streaming service.

[08/14/19 - 12:00 PM]
Showtime(R) Presents "Gary Owen: #DoinWhatIDo" - Owen's Fourth Stand-Up Comedy Special for Network to Premiere Saturday, September 7
The hour-long special was filmed at Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in San Antonio.

[08/14/19 - 11:30 AM]
Paranormal Pioneers Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango Star in New Series "Ghost Nation" on Travel Channel
The 10-episode series launches Friday, October 11 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/14/19 - 11:10 AM]
HGTV Orders 13 New Episodes of Christina Anstead's Breakout Solo Docu-Series "Christina on the Coast"
New episodes are slated to premiere in early 2020.

[08/14/19 - 11:00 AM]
"Crank Yankers" Returns to Comedy Central(R) September 25 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT
Season five will feature beloved characters such as Spoonie Luv, Elmer Higgins, Niles Standish, Bobby Fletcher, The Truth, Terrence Catheter, Mr. Birchum and more.

[08/14/19 - 10:33 AM]
The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications Announce Comprehensive Distribution Agreement
The new agreement contemplates Charter's future distribution of Disney's streaming services, including Hulu, ESPN+ and the soon-to-be-launched Disney+.

[08/14/19 - 10:01 AM]
Syfy's "Van Helsing" Season 4 Premieres September 27
"Van Helsing" is a total re-imagination of a timeless brand, set in a world dominated and controlled by vampires.

[08/14/19 - 10:00 AM]
Emmy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Elizabeth Perkins Joins Denis Leary in FOX's Holiday-Themed Comedy, "A Moody Christmas"
Perkins will play the matriarch 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.

[08/14/19 - 09:34 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights Two "Beyond the Headlines" Documentaries on "NXIVM Cult" and "The College Admissions Scandal" with Journalist Gretchen Carlson
The full "Ripped from the Headlines" movie slate will kick off starting September 21, and will premiere a new movie each week for four consecutive Saturdays.

[08/14/19 - 09:21 AM]
"The Wheel of Time" on Prime Casts Josha Stradowski, Marcus Rutherford, Zoe Robins, Barney Harris & Madeleine Madden
They'll join Rosamund Pike in the Amazon series, based on the fantasy novels by Robert Jordan.

[08/14/19 - 09:19 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Top Charts
The Peacock holds onto top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/14/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Styling Hollywood" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Celebrity stylist Jason Bolden and interior designer Adair Curtis are giving you an exclusive look at your favorite Hollywood looks and digs.

[08/14/19 - 09:01 AM]
Season Two of the High-Flying Emmy(R) Award-Nominated "Star Wars Resistance" Premieres Sunday, Oct. 6, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW
The new season takes place during the events of "The Last Jedi" leading up to "The Rise of Skywalker," as Kaz and the team continue to fight against the threat of the First Order, culminating in an epic series finale.

[08/14/19 - 09:01 AM]
Comedy Central Greenlights New Interview-Based Series from Phoebe Robinson
In this half-hour, 10-episode untitled series, Robinson will create experiences with her guests that take us into their world and out of her comfort zone.

[08/14/19 - 08:55 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Investigates the Destructive Power and Life-Spawning Aftermath of Volcanoes in Two New Films
"Volcanoes: Dual Destruction" and "Islands of Fire" premiere on September 8 and 15, respectively.

[08/14/19 - 08:31 AM]
"Flip or Flop" Continues to Deliver Strong Live Plus Three-Day Ratings For HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for Thursday, August 8.

[08/14/19 - 07:32 AM]
Sacha Baron Cohen Stars in "The Spy," A Limited Series Written and Directed by Emmy-Winner Gideon Raff
The Netflix series, due on September 6, tells the story of Eli Cohen, a real-life former Mossad agent who successfully went undercover in Syria in the early 1960s.

[08/14/19 - 07:06 AM]
Video: "13 Reasons Why" Season 3 Final Trailer: Who Killed Bryce Walker? - Netflix
As previously announced, the show's latest season drops August 23 on the streaming service.

[08/14/19 - 07:02 AM]
Video: SundanceTV Releases New Teaser and Key Art for Season 2 of "This Close"
The expanded second season, featuring eight, half-hour episodes, will air with two back-to-back episodes on Thursday, September 12 and Friday, September 13, and the following week on Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20.

[08/14/19 - 05:31 AM]
Hallmark Channel & PEDIGREE Foundation Team Up for Televised Benefit Concert
The show will air on Hallmark Channel on Monday, October 14 (time TBA).







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[07/13/24 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2024-25 Primetime Season
The official "CBS Premiere Week" kicks off with a full week of original episodes beginning Monday, October 14 with the 22nd season premiere of "NCIS," and two hours of the new drama "NCIS: Origins" starring Austin Stowell as a young Leroy Jethro Gibbs and narrated by Mark Harmon.

[07/12/24 - 11:30 AM]
Two of the Universe's Biggest Franchises Collide When Doctor Who and Star Trek Come Together to Celebrate the Inaugural Intergalactic Friendship Day on July 30
The collaboration will kick off at San Diego Comic-Con, where Alex Kurtzman and Russell T Davies come together for an exclusive creator-to-creator conversation about the art of storytelling in alternative universes and to celebrate the power of friendship.

[07/12/24 - 11:16 AM]
AMC Networks Heads to San Diego with a Star-Studded Panel Lineup for Five Series at This Year's Comic-Con International
AMC Networks will also present a special advanced screening of "The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon - The Book of Carol" on Friday, July 26 at the Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero.

[07/12/24 - 10:44 AM]
Apple's Global Hit Drama "Presumed Innocent" Lands Season Two Renewal
The second season will unfold around a suspenseful, brand-new case.

[07/12/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Dragon Prince" Season 6 Trailer - Netflix After School
The war against "The Cosmic Order"... begins.

[07/12/24 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Entertainment Television Announces 2024 San Diego Comic-Con Programming
"Abbott Elementary" will reach new heights at San Diego Comic-Con, inviting attendees to experience A.V.A. Fest (A Very Abbott Festival) firsthand.

[07/12/24 - 09:00 AM]
Video: WE tv Unveils Trailer for All New Docuseries "Wiggin' Out with Tokyo Stylez" Premiering Friday, August 9
The series follows the famed hairstylist to the stars as she takes center stage, creating iconic custom wigs for high-profile celebrity clients such as Cardi B, Trina Braxton, Reginae Carter, TS Madison, Tiffany "New York" Pollard, Ari Fletcher, Flo Milli and more.

[07/12/24 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Inside the Mind of a Dog" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Embark on a delightful journey into the world of dogs in this documentary that reveals scientific and emotional insights about our lovable BFFs.

[07/12/24 - 05:36 AM]
Global Icon Shania Twain to Host the 2024 "People's Choice Country Awards"
Last year's inaugural show, hosted by Opry members Little Big Town, recognized the biggest and best country music has to offer chosen entirely by the fans across various categories.

[07/11/24 - 02:14 PM]
Starz Shares First Look Images for Season Seven Part Two of "Outlander" Along with an Early Sneak Peek at Prequel Series "Outlander: Blood of My Blood"
"Outlander" season seven part two will premiere on Friday, November 22 with new episodes available weekly on Fridays at midnight ET on the Starz app, all Starz streaming and on-demand platforms.

[07/11/24 - 01:47 PM]
Starz Casts Eight New Roles in the Spectacular Next Chapter of Its Hit Franchise "Spartacus: House of Ashur"
Production has begun in New Zealand on the 10-episode season.

[07/11/24 - 01:46 PM]
Video: Starz Releases Emotionally Stirring Trailer and Key Art for "Three Women" Highly Anticipated Limited Series Based on the #1 New York Times Bestseller That Explores Female Desire Airs Friday, September 13
The series is based on the instant #1 New York Times bestselling book of the same name from literary sensation Lisa Taddeo that will premiere Friday, September 13 at midnight on the Starz app.

[07/11/24 - 01:45 PM]
"Sweetpea," A Darkly Comic and Twisted Coming-of-"Rage" Thriller Set to Debut on Starz in 2024
The six-part series was acquired directly from Sky Studios and is set to debut in 2024 as a Starz original in the U.S. and Canada.

[07/11/24 - 01:44 PM]
Starz Greenlights "Fat Joe Talks," A Dynamic New Interview Series Where Icon Fat Joe Spearheads Of-the-Moment Conversations with Pop Culture's Most Influential Personalities
In each 30-minute episode Fat Joe will lead captivating conversations around a wide range of newsworthy topics and will travel throughout the United States to meet these cultural icons in their environment.

[07/11/24 - 01:41 PM]
Video: "The Couple Next Door" - Official Teaser - Starz
The six-part thriller, due this winter, stars Sam Heughan, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jessica De Gouw, and Alfred Enoch.