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[08/20/19 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 20
Updates include: Christian Serratos in talks for Netflix's "Selena" series; Carmen Ejogo, Isiah Whitlock, Jr. cast in Showtime's "Your Honor"; and Susanna Fogel to helm HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant."

[08/20/19 - 03:01 PM]
Rebel Wilson Teams Up with Amazon Prime Video to Host First Australian Amazon Original Series "LOL: Last One Laughing"
The comedy-variety series, produced with Endemol Shine Australia, will feature a star-studded cast of ten Australian comedic actors and stand-ups competing to make each other laugh first.

[08/20/19 - 12:01 PM]
Netflix Orders Family Comedy Series "The Upshaws" from Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps
Mike and Wanda bring their distinct voices to this multi-camera comedy that centers on a working-class Africian American family in Indiana struggling to make it work and make it right without the blueprints to do it.

[08/20/19 - 11:53 AM]
Designer Grace Mitchell Returns for a Second Season of HGTV's "One of a Kind" on Monday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
"When I take on a project, I spend a lot of time learning about my clients," said Grace. "If their homes don't say anything about them, I can give their spaces a fresh design that truly tells their personal story."

[08/20/19 - 11:18 AM]
Big Sean Featuring A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna Set to Perform at the 2019 MTV VMAs Airing Live Globally on Monday, August 26 at 8:00 pm ET/PT
Hosted by Sebastian Maniscalco, the show will air live from the Prudential Center across MTV's global footprint in more than 180 countries, reaching more than half a billion households around the world.

[08/20/19 - 11:16 AM]
Video: Welcome to "The I-Land" - Netflix
In this sci-fi adventure series, 10 people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory and soon discover this world is not as it seems.

[08/20/19 - 11:10 AM]
HBO Renews Drama Series "Succession" for a Third Season
The second season continues to track ahead of season one's performance, with the season two debut delivering a series high across HBO's platforms on its debut night.

[08/20/19 - 09:34 AM]
Clues, Confessions and Culprits Are Revealed in Actual Footage in Investigation Discovery's New Series "The Murder Tapes"
The 10-part series launches Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[08/20/19 - 09:02 AM]
Travel Channel Reveals Full Lineup of Petrifying Premieres During Annual "Ghostober" Event
Included in this year's lineup is "Haunted Salem: Live," a special four-hour live ghost investigation in one of the nation's most haunted cities: Salem, Massachusetts.

[08/20/19 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Marriage Story" - Teaser Trailer - Netflix
The film comes from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach and stars Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda and Ray Liotta.

[08/20/19 - 08:17 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts as "Bachelor in Paradise" Rises
The Alphabet wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/20/19 - 07:41 AM]
"Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates" Offers an Unprecedented Peek Inside the Mind of the Celebrated Tech Visionary, Business Leader, and Philanthropist
The new three-part documentary premieres Friday, September 20 on Netflix.

[08/20/19 - 06:17 AM]
Video: "Elite" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Friday, September 6 on the streaming service.

[08/20/19 - 06:01 AM]
NXT(R) Moves to USA Network
The new two-hour weekly show will expand its reach on USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, while staying in its Wednesday night timeslot that it has held since 2015.

[08/19/19 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 19
Updates include: Stephen Amell to lead "Heels" at Starz; HBO Max opens writers' room for "The Rules of Magic"; and Stacy Rukeyser brings "Sex/Life" to Netflix.

[08/19/19 - 04:45 PM]
Disney Channel's "Descendants 3" Premiere Telecast Rises to 11.2 Million Viewers Through Live+7 DVR Viewing
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, August 2.

[08/19/19 - 02:16 PM]
Paramount Network's "I Am Patrick Swayze" Delivers 2 Million Total Viewers on August 18
Paramount Network spins the numbers for Sunday, August 18.

[08/19/19 - 01:25 PM]
Hip Hop Royalty Spills the Tea in WE tv's Tell-All Series "Untold Stories of Hip Hop" Hosted by Angie Martinez
Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Nelly, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and more are featured in the series.

[08/19/19 - 11:59 AM]
HBO Max Lands Original Soderbergh Film "Let Them All Talk" (WT)
Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest, Lucas Hedges and Gemma Chan star in the film.

[08/19/19 - 11:07 AM]
"Yellowstone" Tops TV on August 14 Among Key P18-49 and P25-54 Demos
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 14.

[08/19/19 - 10:33 AM]
Dan Stevens Joins Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams and Pierce Brosnan in "Eurovision"
Stevens will star as Alexander Lemtov, a Russian contestant in the Eurovision song contest.

[08/19/19 - 10:03 AM]
Video: "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" Season 3 Teaser Available Now
Look for the show's third season Friday, December 6 on Amazon Prime Video.

[08/19/19 - 10:00 AM]
"In the Shadow of the Towers: Stuyvesant High on 9/11," Documentary Exploring September 11th Through the Eyes and Lives of Stuyvesant High School Students Debuts Sept. 11, Exclusively on HBO
The film revisits the events of 9/11 through conversations with eight Stuyvesant alumni who, as teenagers, lived through the attack and whose lives were forever changed by it.

[08/19/19 - 10:00 AM]
Newcomer Izabela Rose Leads Ensemble Cast for New Disney Channel Original Movie "Upside-Down Magic"
Production begins today and the movie is slated to air next summer.

[08/19/19 - 09:51 AM]
VH1 Greenlights New Seasons of "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars"
"RuPaul's Drag Race" has been greenlit for a twelfth season, welcoming a fresh faced batch of fabulous drag queens eager to prove to the world that they have what it takes to become "America's Next Drag Superstar."

[08/19/19 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Announces Contract Extension with James Corden - Acclaimed Host of "Late Late Show" Signed Through 2022
"James Corden has burned his way to the top of American television with a daring, energetic and inventive broadcast that stands out in the late night space," said David Nevins.

[08/19/19 - 09:01 AM]
The 2019 Black Girls Rock!(R) Awards Return to New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 25 Hosted by Emmy-Nominated Actress Niecy Nash
The broadcast will premiere on Sunday, September 8 at 8:00/7:00c on BET.

[08/19/19 - 09:00 AM]
Netflix Teams with Master Organizers Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin for a New Unscripted Series
The series follows master organizers Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin as they dramatically transform the lives of their clients by conquering clutter with their signature style.

[08/19/19 - 08:50 AM]
Tamron Hall Returns to Investigation Discovery for All-New Season of "Deadline: Crime"
Look for the first of eight new episodes on Sunday, September 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/19/19 - 08:35 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Preseason Pushes FOX in Front
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/19/19 - 08:08 AM]
Production Begins on Third Season of Emmy(R)-Nominated "Killing Eve" After a Record-Breaking Season Two
Dame Harriet Walter and Danny Sapani have both joined the cast of the new season.

[08/19/19 - 07:47 AM]
BET Set to Crown Season 9 Winner of "Sunday Best" on Sunday, August 25th at 8PM ET/PT
The season 9 winner will receive a recording contract with RCA Inspiration, a cash prize of $50,000 and the title "Sunday Best."

[08/19/19 - 07:07 AM]
Video: "The Politician" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Executive producer Ryan Murphy's new original series premieres September 27.

[08/19/19 - 06:00 AM]
Disney+ Set to Launch in the Netherlands and Canada on November 12th and Australia and New Zealand November 19th
November 12th marks the beginning of the global rollout of Disney+, with expectations to launch in most major global markets within the first two years.

[08/19/19 - 05:02 AM]
Carrie Underwood to Host "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" with Special Guest Hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, Celebrating Legendary Women in Country Music
Combined, the three hosts hold 124 CMA Awards nominations and 22 total wins, 11 of which are for Female Vocalist of the Year.

[08/19/19 - 04:08 AM]
Acclaimed Novel Becomes a Netflix Original Series
Production on "The Chestnut Man" is slated to begin in Denmark in 2020 with the executive production team SAM Productions.

[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.







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[10/01/20 - 11:30 AM]
Demi Lovato, Sia and En Vogue to Take the Stage for Powerful Performances on the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" Live Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
As previously announced, the "2020 Billboard Music Awards" will also feature performances by Alicia Keys, Bad Bunny, BTS, Luke Combs and Post Malone.

[10/01/20 - 11:19 AM]
Video: Official Trailer - Rihanna's "Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 2" on Amazon Prime Video
The special features performances by Bad Bunny, Ella Mai, Miguel, Mustard, Roddy Ricch, and Rosalia and a combination of models, actors and dancers.

[10/01/20 - 11:08 AM]
Chris Nee and Higher Ground Productions Announce Netflix Animated Series "Ada Twist," Scientist Based on Best-Selling Book Series
The series introduces Ada Twist, a young Black scientist who will explore helping people through scientific discovery, collaboration and friendship.

[10/01/20 - 11:02 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Hulu Original Film "Bad Hair" Premiering October 23
In this horror satire set in 1989, the film follows an ambitious young woman (Elle Lorraine) who gets a weave in order to succeed in the image-obsessed world of music television.

[10/01/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC, PopSugar and YouTube TV Team Up for First-Ever Premiere Event for "The Bachelorette," Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Los Angeles
The exclusive drive-in experience in Los Angeles will offer 200 guests the opportunity to watch Clare begin her journey from the comfort of their cars, in advance of the televised West Coast airing later that evening.

[10/01/20 - 10:29 AM]
HBO's "537 Votes," Chronicling the Contested 2000 Presidential Election and the Political Operators Behind the Scenes in Miami, Debuts October 21
The film examines the events in the battleground state of Florida leading up to and after election day in November 2000, when a chaotic voter recount resulted in Texas Governor George W. Bush winning the presidency by a razor-thin margin.

[10/01/20 - 10:29 AM]
Adult Swim and Ben & Jerry's Run The Jewels Event Date Change to October 17th at Midnight
Due to a crew member's health scare that temporarily halted production, the broadcast for Run The Jewels' televised concert special Holy Calamavote has been pushed one week.

[10/01/20 - 10:01 AM]
truTV Scores a Slam Dunk With Series Order for "Double Cross with Blake Griffin"
Each week, Griffin conspires with people who are tired of being the victim to help them get some sweet revenge on their unsuspecting prankster - by pulling off the ultimate double cross.

[10/01/20 - 09:30 AM]
Production Has Begun on Disney Junior's "Mickey Mouse Funhouse," A Whimsical Animated Series for Preschoolers Starring Mickey Mouse and His Pals, Slated to Debut in 2021
Slated to debut in 2021, the series introduces Funny, an enchanted talking playhouse who leads the Sensational Six on imaginative adventures.

[10/01/20 - 09:24 AM]
New CBS News Series "The FBI Declassified" Brings Viewers Inside the FBI's Real-Life Race Against the Clock Mission to Save a Young Boy Kidnapped and Held Hostage by a Gunman
Narrated by Alana De La Garza from CBS' drama series "FBI," the series will now premiere this Tuesday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/01/20 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Sixth Season of Hit Drama Series "Billions"
Season five will return with five new episodes in 2021, with season six to follow.

[10/01/20 - 09:01 AM]
Gretchen Carlson Returns to Television as "People (the TV Show!)" Special Contributor
Carlson will showcase everyday American heroes and continue People's mission of highlighting ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

[10/01/20 - 08:34 AM]
America Voted for "Favorite Couple" on the Season Two Finale of CBS' "Love Island"
The show, from ITV Entertainment, was filmed at Caesars Entertainment's boutique hotel, The Cromwell, in Las Vegas.

[10/01/20 - 08:20 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with NBA Finals
Game 1 leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX's "The Masked Singer" tops the charts in total viewers.

[10/01/20 - 08:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Keeps the Halloween Spirit Alive with Spooktacular Premieres All Month Long, Beginning Friday, Oct. 2
Viewers will be treated to hauntingly fun, all-new episodes of hit series, including "The Loud House," "The Casagrandes," "Blue's Clues & You!", and "It's Pony."