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[08/28/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 28
Updates include: Beau Garrett boards "Firefly Lane" at Netflix; Kendrick Sampson, Carra Patterson to star in Showtime's "How to Make Love to a Black Woman"; and Naomie Harris books lead role on HBO's "The Third Day."

[08/28/19 - 02:00 PM]
All-New Special "The Masked Singer: Super Sneak Peek" to Air Sunday, September 15, on FOX
Series host Nick Cannon and panelists Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke reflect on the fierce and swift impact the show has had on pop culture since making its debut.

[08/28/19 - 11:13 AM]
Nickelodeon Greenlights Unscripted Holiday Series "Top Elf"; Orders Full Series Pickup of "The Substitute"
"Top Elf," which begins production in September on five one-hour episodes, features kid contestants with extraordinary building and design skills competing for the coveted title of Top Elf.

[08/28/19 - 11:09 AM]
The CW Drops "I Ship It" from Monday Lineup
Repeats of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" will once again fill the 9:30/8:30c slot, effective immediately.

[08/28/19 - 11:00 AM]
Netflix Orders "The Girls on the Bus" to Series Inspired by Best-Selling Book by New York Times Journalist Amy Chozick
The show chronicles four female journalists who follow the every move of a parade of flawed presidential candidates, finding friendship, love, and a scandal that could take down not just the presidency but our entire democracy along the way.

[08/28/19 - 10:30 AM]
A Special Interactive Live Telecast, "Just Roll With It: You Decide Live!," Will Be Presented Friday, Oct. 4, on Disney Channel
During the Halloween-themed special - the first of its kind for the channel - viewers nationwide can join the studio audience in the fun of determining plot twists in real-time.

[08/28/19 - 10:00 AM]
Academy Award(R)-Winning Producer and Screenwriter Mark Boal to Adapt Bestselling Book "Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11" for ABC
As previously announced, the network is developing a limited series in 2021 inspired by the bestselling book to commemorate and honor the 20th anniversary of the events of September 11.

[08/28/19 - 09:32 AM]
Comedy Central Heading Back to the "South Side" with Season Two Order of Hit Scripted Series
"Our mission is to show the world the joy of Chicago," said executive producers Bashir Salahuddin, Diallo Riddle and Micahel Blieden.

[08/28/19 - 09:30 AM]
"Gary Gulman: The Great Depresh," The Comedian's First HBO Special, Debuts October 5
The special features Gulman speaking about mental health issues in a way that is both entertaining and poignant, mixed with short documentary interludes that provide insight into the comedian's own mental health journey.

[08/28/19 - 09:30 AM]
ABC to Broadcast Major League Soccer's 2019 MLS Cup
ABC, the broadcast network of The Walt Disney Company, was the exclusive home of MLS Cup during Major League Soccer's first 13 years (1996-2008).

[08/28/19 - 09:07 AM]
Video: "The New Pope" - Official Teaser - HBO
All nine episodes of the limited series are directed by Academy Award(R)-winning filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino.

[08/28/19 - 08:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Stay on Top
The Peacock takes home the crown in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/28/19 - 07:56 AM]
Video: "The Laundromat" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A widow (Meryl Streep) investigates an insurance fraud, chasing leads to a pair of Panama City law partners (Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas) exploiting the world's financial system.

[08/28/19 - 07:52 AM]
HGTV Orders 13 New Episodes of Hit Series "Good Bones" Following Strong Season Four Performance
The new episodes are slated to premiere in summer 2020.

[08/28/19 - 07:08 AM]
Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke Star in the Four-Part HBO/Sky Limited Series "Catherine the Great," Debuting October 21
The limited series is set against the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of Russian empress Catherine the Great (Mirren) who wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century.

[08/28/19 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "The Spy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Sacha Baron Cohen stars in the real-life story of former notorious Mossad agent, Eli Cohen, who successfully goes undercover in Syria and ultimately changed the course of Israel's history.

[08/28/19 - 06:16 AM]
Video: "Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Season three drops Friday, September 6 on the streaming service.

[08/28/19 - 05:35 AM]
Video: "World on Fire" Trailer
Sean Bean, Helen Hunt, Jonah Hauer-King, Lesley Manville and Blake Harrison star in the epic World War II drama, coming on PBS.

[08/28/19 - 02:36 AM]
Video: "Skylines" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A hip-hop producer gets tangled in organized crime when the gangster brother of his record label's owner returns from exile to claim his share.

[08/27/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 27
Updates include: Lauren Graham signs onto "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" at NBC; Sarah Hyland to lead new comedy pilot for ABC; and Leslie Jones exits "Saturday Night Live," while Kate McKinnon will return.

[08/27/19 - 04:23 PM]
HBO Renews Sketch Comedy Series "A Black Lady Sketch Show" for a Second Season
"It's been thrilling to see the audience embrace the characters that Robin, Ashley, Gabrielle and Quinta have brought to life," said Amy Gravitt.

[08/27/19 - 02:16 PM]
Official Key Art Released for Hulu's Limited Series "Looking for Alaska"
The eight-episode limited series is based on the John Green novel of the same name.

[08/27/19 - 01:00 PM]
Video: USA Network Reveals Premiere Date and Official Trailer for Final Season of "Mr. Robot"
The final season will say "Goodbye, Friend" beginning Sunday, October 6 at 10:00/9:00c with 13 all new episodes.

[08/27/19 - 12:01 PM]
Pop Takes "Hot Date" Out for a Second Season
Guest stars this season include Randall Park, Margaret Cho and Thomas Lennon.

[08/27/19 - 11:03 AM]
Underwater Miners Push New Limits on the Bering Sea in a Brand-New Season of "Bering Sea Gold", Premiering Tuesday, September 17 on Discovery Channel
This season, Shawn Pomrenke feels the pressure from his newest competitor, Ken Kerr, as he tries to stay atop Nome's gold mining heap.

[08/27/19 - 11:02 AM]
"Yellowstone" Tops TV on August 21 Among Key P18-49 and P25-54 Demos
Paramount Network further spins the numbers for Wednesday, August 21.

[08/27/19 - 10:32 AM]
Quibi Orders "Murder House Flip" a True Crime Home Renovation Series from Josh Berman, Executive Producer of "CSI"
The project is an unconventional new home renovation show that takes on the country's most infamous homes: the ones known for the mysterious murders and incredible intrigue committed behind their walls.

[08/27/19 - 10:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelor in Paradise" Pulls ABC on Top
The Alphabet wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/27/19 - 10:05 AM]
Netflix Film - Before the Year Gets Away from You
The company recaps its theatrical and streaming release dates this fall.

[08/27/19 - 10:03 AM]
"Altered Carbon" Confirms Lela Loren to Play Danica Harlan in Season Two of Groundbreaking Netflix/Skydance Sci-Fi Series
Loren's character, Danica Harlan, is the charming and ambitious governor of planet Harlan's World.

[08/27/19 - 10:01 AM]
The CW Unveils Fall 2019 Key Art for New Series "Batwoman" and "Nancy Drew"
The new art will appear in The CW's national outdoor, print, and digital marketing this fall.

[08/27/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal" Ferociously Arrives with a Special Five-Night Event
The stunning and epic series is a painting come to life relying solely on music and graphic imagery to tell the story of two unlikely allies as they navigate through a treacherous world.

[08/27/19 - 10:00 AM]
TBS's "Conan" Heads to Greenland for a Special Primetime Episode to Air September 3
"What if I handled the negotiation? I have as much, if not more negotiating experience than Trump" said Conan last week on his show. "And if we don't move quickly, some other country is going to swoop in and over-pay for it."

[08/27/19 - 09:28 AM]
Video: YouTube Unveils Trailer for Season Two of Hilarious Hit Comedy "Liza on Demand"
For season two, episodes will be available for free and release weekly every Wednesday beginning September 25.

[08/27/19 - 09:12 AM]
ABC's "Shark Tank" Dives Into Season 11 with Four Brand-New Guest Sharks
Katrina Lake, Daniel Lubetzky, Maria Sharapova and Anne Wojcicki are all on top this season.

[08/27/19 - 08:31 AM]
Starz Original Series "Power" Premiere Ranks #1 for the Summer and #2 for Premium Cable Series in 2019 Among Total Viewers
Starz spins the numbers for Sunday, August 25.

[08/27/19 - 07:04 AM]
Video: "Top Boy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson, Micheal Ward, Simbi Ajikawo, David Omoregie and Shone Romulus star in the revival series.

[08/27/19 - 06:44 AM]
Video: "The King" - Timothee Chalamet - Official Teaser Trailer - Netflix Film
Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson and Lily-Rose Depp also star in the film.

[08/27/19 - 01:44 AM]
Video: "Marianne" - Main Trailer - Netflix
When a novelist realizes her terrifying stories are coming true, she returns to her hometown to face the demons from her past that inspire her writing.

[08/26/19 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 26
Updates include: Hulu orders Lamorne Morris-led "Woke" pilot to series; Will Forte, Kaitlin Olson to star in Quibi's "Flipped"; and Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in potential Showtime drama "First Ladies."

[08/26/19 - 04:20 PM]
Video: Experience the First Nine Minutes of ABC's "Emergence" One Month Before Premiere
Audiences will be able to get a first look at 3:10 a.m. EDT and 12:10 a.m. PDT on YouTube, ABC.com, Twitter, Facebook and Hulu, as well as select MVPD and DMVPD on-demand services.

[08/26/19 - 01:56 PM]
"America's Got Talent" Reveals Final 12 Acts Headed to Dolby Theatre for Live Show on Tuesday, Aug. 27
Viewers will have a chance to vote for their favorite act at NBC.com/AGTVote and via the "AGT" App.

[08/26/19 - 01:01 PM]
Trish Sie Directed Family Film "The Sleepover" Announces Cast
When two siblings discover their seemingly normal mom is a former thief in witness protection who has been forced to pull one last job, they team up to rescue her over the course of an action-packed night.

[08/26/19 - 12:21 PM]
From Oscar(R) Winners Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg, Discovery's Timely New Series "Why We Hate" Debuts Globally Sunday, October 13
The six-part series is directed by Emmy(R) winners Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard.

[08/26/19 - 12:00 PM]
Freeform Packages the Ultimate Holiday Gift-Wrapping Series with "Wrap Battle"
The series will be hosted by comedian Sheryl Underwood, with Carson Kressley and Wanda Wen serving as judges.

[08/26/19 - 11:05 AM]
Final Nominees for "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" to Be Announced Wednesday, Aug. 28, Live on ABC's "Good Morning America" and Billboard Livestream
Following the "Good Morning America" broadcast, Wallen and Midland will visit Billboard to reveal final nominees in the remaining CMA Awards categories in addition to the CMA Broadcast Awards nominees.

[08/26/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: USA Network Drops First Official "Briarpatch" Trailer Ahead of Toronto International Film Festival World Premiere
Rosario Dawson stars as a dogged investigator returning to her hometown to investigate the explosive murder of her sister.

[08/26/19 - 10:01 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Premieres Season 45 on Sept. 28 with Three Live Coast-to-Coast Shows
Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish will open up the season.

[08/26/19 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Dickinson" - Official Teaser Trailer - Apple TV+
Created by Alena Smith, the series audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson.

[08/26/19 - 10:00 AM]
Comedy Central Renews "Drunk History" for Seventh Season and Signs Derek Waters to a First Look All-Media Deal
"I couldn't be more excited about this new relationship with Comedy Central," said Waters.







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[08/10/20 - 12:43 PM]
OWN Says Farewell to Hit Megachurch Drama "Greenleaf" with Post-Finale Special
The special will feature "Greenleaf" cast including Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Lamman Rucker, and Deborah Joy Winans sharing favorite moments from the past five seasons and answering questions from the devoted fans.

[08/10/20 - 11:45 AM]
MotorTrend TV Renews Three Most Watched Series - "Bitchin' Rides," "Iron Resurrection" and "Texas Metal"
Season five of "Iron Resurrection" and season four of "Texas Metal" will premiere in 2021 with season seven of "Bitchin' Rides" scheduled to premiere this fall on MotorTrend TV.

[08/10/20 - 11:01 AM]
"The Dan Patrick Show" to Stream Exclusively on Peacock
Starting August 24, Emmy Award-winning, multiplatform host Dan Patrick will be live on Peacock each weekday from 9:00 a.m. to noon ET.

[08/10/20 - 10:39 AM]
Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. to Develop "Paper Gods" for ABC
Nia Long will star in and executive produce the project, which is based off Goldie Taylor's novel of the same name.

[08/10/20 - 10:35 AM]
Disney Television Studios Will Rebrand Its Three Iconic Studios with New Names, Logos and "Motion End Cards," Starting This Fall
ABC Studios and its subsidiary ABC Signature will merge into one studio entitled ABC Signature; Fox 21 Television Studios will be renamed Touchstone Television; and 20th Century Fox Television will become 20th Television.

[08/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
Award-Winning Director and Producer Ben Hibon to Direct Nickelodeon's Animated Series, "Star Trek: Prodigy"
The CG-animated series, which expands the Star Trek Universe, follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning and salvation.

[08/10/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films, Rise Films and Apatow Productions in Production on Two-Part Documentary on Legendary Comedian George Carlin
"George Carlin's work becomes more relevant every day," said Apatow. "It is an honor to be given the opportunity to tell the story of his life and work."

[08/10/20 - 09:51 AM]
Peacock Announces Powerhouse Series, All-Star Castings and New Topical Late-Night Block
Among the highlights: the action comedy series "MacGruber" has been picked up to series.

[08/10/20 - 09:42 AM]
Chef Carla Hall Joins Food Network's Talent Roster with New Exclusive Multi-Platform Agreement
"The shows that I've been a part of over the years have been near and dear to my heart, and I'm looking forward to being on both the creative and talent side," said Carla Hall.

[08/10/20 - 09:27 AM]
Hulu Announces Original Film "Books of Blood," Based on Clive Barker's Horror Anthology, Will Premiere on Wednesday, October 7
Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron, Anna Friel, Yul Vazquez, and Freda Foh Shen star in the project.

[08/10/20 - 09:06 AM]
Video: "Magic Camp" - Official Trailer - Disney+
A group of misfit campers help a down-on-his-luck magician rediscover his love of magic in Disney's "Magic Camp," a heartwarming comedy about finding joy and confidence in self-acceptance.

[08/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "All Together Now" - Based on "Sorta Like A Rock Star" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Amber Appleton (Auli'i Cravalho) remains an optimist even when her personal life is far less stable than it appears on the surface.

[08/10/20 - 08:35 AM]
Season Five of HLN's Longest Running Original Series "How It Really Happened with Hill Harper" Premieres Sunday, August 23 with Two-Hour Expose on "The Atlanta Serial Killer"
Also profiled in this six-episode season are enduring and timely stories on Siegfried & Roy, the Boston bombing, the murder of Michael Jordan's father, the mysterious death of rock legend Tom Petty, and the bizarre case of the Yosemite Mountain Murders.

[08/10/20 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: PGA Championship Leads CBS to Victory
The Eye once again is sparked to the top spot in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/10/20 - 08:10 AM]
TV One Makes Double-Digit Ratings Gains in Second Quarter
TV One further spins the numbers for the quarter to date.