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    [friday, october 11, 2019]    
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[10/11/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 11
Updates include: The CW lands Jared Padalecki's "Walker, Texas Ranger" reboot; Steven Spielberg's "Masters of the Air" jumps from HBO to Apple TV+; and Mandy Moore sells potential drama to ABC.

[10/11/19 - 02:00 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Family Dance Competition Series "Disney Fam Jam"
Each episode of the competition series will feature two families hitting the floor in three unique rounds of dance battles to see which family will be crowned "Disney Fam Jam" Champs.

[10/11/19 - 10:34 AM]
truTV's "The Carbonaro Effect" Returns Nov. 7
In these all-new eight half-hour episodes, viewers will watch in disbelief as Michael raises the spirt and body of a nun and takes the phrases "cat lady" and "grass fed beef" literally.

[10/11/19 - 10:16 AM]
Quibi and TMZ Announce Two Daily Pop Culture News Shows
"Quibi is the future and we are thrilled to land on a mobile platform that speaks to a young audience on the hunt for celebrity content," said Harvey Levin.

[10/11/19 - 10:06 AM]
Rare Maps Used to Investigate Mysteries in New Science Channel Series "Unexplained and Unexplored" Premiering Sunday, November 10 at 10PM
Explorers Justin Fornal and Emiliano Ruprah use historical maps as well as modern imaging techniques to examine these and other mysteries in a new eight-episode series.

[10/11/19 - 10:01 AM]
ABC, Disney Channel and Freeform Will Present the First Episode of the Upcoming Disney+ Original Series, "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series," on Friday, Nov. 8
Said airing comes in advance of the series' bow on the highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+ (launching Tuesday, November 12).

[10/11/19 - 10:00 AM]
CBS All Access' "The Stand" Welcomes Additional Cast Members
Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara and Hamish Linklater are the latest on tap.

[10/11/19 - 08:47 AM]
Video: Netflix Launches Trailer for Spanish Thriller "Hache," The New Series Premiering Globally November 1st
The series tells the story of Helena (Adriana Ugarte), a prostitute who starts as a simple pawn in the hands of Malpica (Javier Rey), the head of a gangster band that operates in Barcelona in the 1960s.

[10/11/19 - 08:46 AM]
Inma Cuesta and Barbara Lennie Star "The Mess You Left Behind"
The Netflix series is based on the novel of the same name by Carlos Montero.

[10/11/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Stays on Top with "Thursday Night Football"
The network's NFL coverage continues its reign in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/11/19 - 07:38 AM]
Video: "A 3 Minute Hug" - Trailer - Netflix
Look for the documentary to drop Monday, October 28 on the streaming service.

[10/11/19 - 06:55 AM]
YouTube Announces Two New Projects in Celebration of International Day of the Girl
Together with the Obama Foundation's Girls Opportunity Alliance, YouTube Originals will create a dynamic learning special to spark a conversation around the global state of adolescent girls education.

[10/11/19 - 06:12 AM]
MTV's "Floribama Shore" Heads to St. Petersburg, FL for New Season Premiering Thursday, November 14th at 8PM ET/PT with Back-to-Back Episodes
Following a dramatic wrap-up in Panama City Beach last season, "Floribama Shore," the #1 series in its time period, heads south to take over a new city for another wild summer.

[10/10/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 10
Updates include: Clive Owen joins Julianne Moore in "Lisey's Story" for Apple TV+; Nicolas Winding Refn brings "Maniac Cop" to HBO; and Hulu's "Harrow" to return for a third season.

[10/10/19 - 02:00 PM]
Actor, Singer, Host Extraordinaire Wayne Brady Joins "Black Lightning" as Gravedigger
Tyson "Gravedigger" Spikes is a World War II-era member of the U.S. military who became a "super soldier" after a secret experiment gifted him with enhanced strength, agility, tactical genius, and hand-to-hand combat expertise.

[10/10/19 - 02:00 PM]
October Is Fang-Tastic on ABC as the Network Treats Viewers to Halloween-Themed Episodes and Classic Specials
Classic Halloween specials "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and "Toy Story OF TERROR!" also return for encore performances.

[10/10/19 - 01:45 PM]
Oscar and Emmy Winner Holly Hunter to Star as Sally Yates in CBS Television Studios Miniseries
She joins the previously announced Jeff Daniels as James Comey, Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump, Michael Kelly as Andrew McCabe and Jennifer Ehle as Patrice Comey.

[10/10/19 - 01:01 PM]
All-New Holiday Special "How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming," Based on the Hugely Popular Dreamworks Animation Film Trilogy, to Air Dec. 3 at 8:30 P.M. ET/PT on NBC
The special will feature the return of Jay Baruchel as the voice of Hiccup, America Ferrera as Astrid, Gerard Butler as Stoick, Craig Ferguson as Gobber and Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Fishlegs.

[10/10/19 - 12:30 PM]
Freeform Rounds Up the Cast for Pilot "Close Up" from "How to Get Away with Murder's" Pete Nowalk and ABC Signature Studios
Plus: Natalie Chaidez joins as showrunner with Alex Kalymnios set to direct.

[10/10/19 - 12:28 PM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer and Announces Inaugural Authors for New "BookTube" Learning Series
A new episode will air the third Thursday of each month.

[10/10/19 - 12:14 PM]
Bravo Makes Dating Funny Again When "Blind Date" Premieres Monday, November 18 at 11:30PM ET/PT
A nod to the original format with a modernized twist to match social media trends, each half-hour episode focuses on two couples of varying ethnicity, sexual orientation and age.

[10/10/19 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Scores a Hole-in-One with Season Two of "Holey Moley"
Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore will return as color and play-by-play commentators, respectively, while Jeannie Mai will resume her role as sideline correspondent.

[10/10/19 - 11:30 AM]
Video: AMC and SundanceTV Release Haunting New Trailer for "The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park"
The five-part series simulcast over three consecutive nights, Wednesday, November 13 - Friday, November 15, reexamines one of the most infamous crimes in recent American history - the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers.

[10/10/19 - 11:13 AM]
Ghosts, Monsters and Haunted Thieves Invade TNT with "Supernatural" Marathon Airing on Halloween
From ghosts to monsters, haunted thieves and even Scooby Doo, TNT is your destination for getting into the Halloween spirit.

[10/10/19 - 11:08 AM]
NBC Goes Country with "Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry" Airing Tuesday, Nov. 26
In addition, her superstar friends - Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, Hank Williams Jr., and others - will also be on board to celebrate Parton's career and perform.

[10/10/19 - 10:54 AM]
Kiernan Shipka, Shameik Moore, Mitchell Hope, Jacob Batalon, Isabela Moner, Odeya Rush, Matthew Noszka & Liv Hewson Star in "Let It Snow"
The Netflix movie about a once-in-century snowstorm that hits a small town on Christmas Eve.

[10/10/19 - 10:41 AM]
"Desus & Mero" Is Back with All New Episodes Starting on Monday, October 14 on Showtime
Upcoming guests include DaBaby (on October 14), Taraji P. Henson, Forest Whitaker and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

[10/10/19 - 10:17 AM]
"Gold Rush: White Water" Returns to Discovery with the Dakota Boys Splitting Up to Find Even More Gold
Season three rolls out Friday, November 8 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/10/19 - 09:48 AM]
Star-Studded List of Performers & Presenters Revealed for "2019 CMT Artists of the Year"
The growing list includes some of the biggest stars from music, television and entertainment including Bobby Bones, Chrissy Metz, Johnny Galecki, Lady Antebellum, Lauren Akins, Lonnie Chavis, Maddie & Tae, Sam Hunt, Vince Gill and more.

[10/10/19 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Junior's "The Rocketeer" Premieres Friday, Nov. 8, on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and DisneyNOW
Inspired by Dave Stevens' beloved superhero comic books and Walt Disney Pictures feature film, the series stars Kitana Turnbull as Kit, and Billy Campbell and Kathy Najimy as her parents, Dave and Sareena Secord.

[10/10/19 - 09:07 AM]
Historical Myth Buster Justin Jampol Reveals Truths About History Through Newly Unearthed Objects in Travel Channel's "Lost Secrets"
The six-part series premieres on Sunday, November 10 at 11:00/10:00c.

[10/10/19 - 09:02 AM]
Comedy Central Launches First Long-Term Social Impact Campaign Focused on Driving Mental Health Culture Change with Be the Difference
Today the network premiered its Be The Difference public service announcement (PSA) featuring Jeff Ross, Matteo Lane and Yamaneika Saunders.

[10/10/19 - 09:01 AM]
It's OK: HBO Launches Initiative to Destigmatize Conversation Around Mental Health
The network will create Mental Health Awareness bumpers and short form content to run on HBO's platforms beginning today in conjunction with World Mental Health Day.

[10/10/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Truth Be Told" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
When new evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation, she comes face to face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars.

[10/10/19 - 09:00 AM]
Telemundo Partners with Quibi on Two News Shows for Growing Hispanic Audience
The two daily news programs include a news show tapping into the audience's passion for news, along with an entertainment news show.

[10/10/19 - 08:43 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Rises in FOX Demo Victory
The network once again takes home the adults 18-49 crown while NBC remains the most-watched network.

[10/10/19 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Rattlesnake" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a single mother (Carmen Ejogo) accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter (Apollonia Pratt) is bitten by a rattlesnake, she finds herself making an unthinkable deal to repay her debt.

[10/10/19 - 07:37 AM]
Video: "Prank Encounters" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Hosted by Gaten Matarazzo, each episode of this terrifying and hilarious show takes two complete strangers on the surprise ride of a lifetime.

[10/10/19 - 07:34 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Award-Winning Actresses Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo for an OWN Primetime Special Airing Saturday, October 26
"OWN Spotlight: Oprah At Home with Lupita Nyong'o and Cynthia Erivo" will air at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/10/19 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Dancing with the Birds" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Narrated by Emmy Award-winner Stephen Fry, the film launches Wednesday, October 23.

[10/10/19 - 07:00 AM]
Drew Barrymore to Headline Daytime Talk Show for CBS Television Distribution
The CBS Television Stations group has signed on to anchor the launch of the new show, including on WCBS-TV in New York and KCBS-TV in Los Angeles.

[10/09/19 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 9
Updates include: Michael Raymond-James to visit FOX's "Prodigal Son"; Kaley Ronayne tapped for Nat Geo's "The Right Stuff"; and Cameron Johnson sells "Diversity Hire" to FOX.

[10/09/19 - 01:04 PM]
Bravo Struts Down the Catwalk with a New Season of "Project Runway" Starting Thursday, December 5 at 9:30PM ET/PT
Host Karlie Kloss is back, along with Christian Siriano as the mentor and returning judges Nina Garcia, Brandon Maxwell, and Elaine Welteroth, to decide who has what it takes to make it in this industry.

[10/09/19 - 11:00 AM]
Jenna Dewan to Host New Dating Series "Flirty Dancing," Premiering This Winter on FOX
In the show, complete strangers are each taught half of a dance routine, then meet for the first time on a blind date at a breathtaking location, where they will then dance together without saying a word.

[10/09/19 - 10:20 AM]
Global Superstar Becky G to Host and Perform at the "2019 MTV EMAs"
"I can't wait to arrive in Seville to host the year's hottest global music celebration," said Becky G. "See you soon, Beasters!"

[10/09/19 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Cultivates Innovative Kids Content Ordering "Craftopia" and "Karma" Straight to Series
Michelle Khare and Lauren Riihimaki will host the unscripted kids competition series, respectively.

[10/09/19 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Travel the World with David Chang - "Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner" Trailer - Netflix
In the series, David travels around the world with Seth Rogen, Chrissy Teigen, Lena Waithe and Kate McKinnon as they dive into different cultures, eat new food and share new experiences.

[10/09/19 - 08:44 AM]
Netflix Orders Animated Preschool Series "Ghee Happy" from Academy and Annie Award Nominated Artist Sanjay Patel
Patel is best known for his work on numerous Pixar films, such as Monsters Inc., Ratatouille, Cars, Toy Story 2 and The Incredibles 1 & 2.

[10/09/19 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Hold Onto Demo Crown
CBS likewise remains the most-watched broadcaster on Tuesday nights.

[10/09/19 - 07:42 AM]
Video: "Earthquake Bird" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film is a psychologically unsettling and atmospheric thriller set in 1989 Tokyo from director Wash Westmoreland.







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Directed by Alison Ellwood, the series features an intimate portrait of the artists who created a music revolution through a wealth of rare and newly unearthed footage and audio recordings.

[01/18/20 - 06:17 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 06:16 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 02:08 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 01:51 PM]
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[01/18/20 - 10:06 AM]
Lifetime Orders Investigative Doc "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" for 2020 Programming Slate
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[01/18/20 - 08:22 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Keeps FOX on Top in Demos
The network remains the adults 18-49 champ while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/18/20 - 08:02 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:01 AM]
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[01/18/20 - 08:00 AM]
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The project is narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels and executive produced by world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize(R)-winning bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

[01/17/20 - 08:59 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:58 PM]
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[01/17/20 - 08:57 PM]
Nat Geo WILD Rings in the New Decade and Its 10th Anniversary by Announcing Robust Slate of New Series and Specials
Celebrating its 10th year on the air, the fastest-growing network for animal lovers of all ages celebrates its wild achievements throughout the past decade by announcing its robust 2020 programming slate.

[01/17/20 - 08:51 PM]
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