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[01/16/20 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 16
Updates include: Facebook Watch axes scripted entries "Limetown," "Sorry for Your Loss"; "MacGruber" TV series among Peacock's development slate; and Carla Gugino-led "Jett" out at Cinemax.

[01/16/20 - 05:18 PM]
AMC and Sony Pictures Television Renew "Better Call Saul" for Sixth and Final Season
The final 13-episode season will go into production later this year and air in 2021.

[01/16/20 - 02:48 PM]
BBC America Announces "Disability Monologues" (wt), A New Short-Form Series About the Perception of Disability, Co-Produced with BBC Studios
Through fictional monologues, the series will portray the very real experiences of people with disabilities over the last 50 years in Britain.

[01/16/20 - 02:47 PM]
BBC America Announces New Additions to Nature Programming Slate
"She Walks with Apes" and "Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty" are the latest entries.

[01/16/20 - 02:46 PM]
Sherman's Showcase to Return to IFC for Hour-Long "Black History Month Spectacular"... This Summer
Self-dubbed the "blackest show in the history of television," the acclaimed Sherman's Showcase will roll out its "Black History Month Spectacular" over the summer because, as the creators said, "Sherman McDaniels needed a little extra time to get everything just right."

[01/16/20 - 02:45 PM]
Emmy(R) Award-Winner Courtney B. Vance to Topline AMC's "61st Street"
Produced by AMC Studios, the series, which has been ordered as a two-season television event with eight episodes per season, is set to debut in 2021.

[01/16/20 - 02:44 PM]
AMC Networks and AMC Studios Announce Projects in Development
Scott Z. Burns, Katie Couric, Owen and Stephen King, Megan Mostyn Brown, Armadu Garba, Eliza Clark, Mark Johnson, Zack Whedon, Scott Gold, Ilana Glazer, and T Bone Burnett are among the auspices.

[01/16/20 - 02:43 PM]
Charlie Heaton, Malin Akerman, Betsy Brandt and JJ Feild Join the Cast of AMC's "Soulmates"
In a first-ever format for AMC, each of the six episodes will feature a different cast and explore an entirely new story.

[01/16/20 - 02:42 PM]
AMC Networks Announces Spring 2020 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series
New highlights include "The Walking Dead: World Beyond" on Sunday, April 12 and "Quiz" on Monday, May 25.

[01/16/20 - 01:34 PM]
Paramount Network's "68 Whiskey" is #1 Cable Drama Premiere of the Season Among M25-54 and M18-49
Paramount Network spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 15.

[01/16/20 - 01:14 PM]
Academy Award(R)-Nominated Film "The Cave" to Premiere Commercial Free on National Geographic Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9/8c
From two-time Oscar-nominated director Feras Fayyad, the film is a stirring portrait of courage, resilience and female solidarity.

[01/16/20 - 01:00 PM]
NBCUniversal Unveils Peacock, A Free Premium Ad-Supported Streaming Service with Subscription Tiers
Taking a different strategic approach, the company announced a tiered offering that gives consumers broad access to Peacock across web, mobile and connected-TV devices.

[01/16/20 - 12:56 PM]
Actor Rob Riggle Sets Out to Solve the World's Greatest Mysteries in Brand-New Series "Rob Riggle: Global Investigator" Premiering March 8 on Discovery Channel
"Traveling the world to investigate some of the greatest legends and mysteries proved to be a thrilling adventure and I can't wait to bring Discovery Channel viewers along for the ride this spring," said Rob Riggle.

[01/16/20 - 12:18 PM]
"Top Gear America," Starring Dax Shepard, Rob Corddry and Jethro Bovingdon, Revs Up Production for the MotorTrend App
When production kicks off on January 26, Shepard, Corddry and Bovingdon will dive head first into southern California hot rodding history.

[01/16/20 - 12:00 PM]
All-New One-Hour Special "Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis" to Air Wednesday, January 29, on FOX
This exclusive TMZ investigation will cut through the noise, inaccuracies and speculation surrounding the couple's surprise announcement.

[01/16/20 - 11:59 AM]
Netflix Orders Second Season of "Bonding"
The streaming service broke the news on social media today.

[01/16/20 - 11:39 AM]
Epic Reboot of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson Anchors HGTV 2020 Lineup
"We've planned more than 700 hours of incredible new content this year," said Jane Latman, president, HGTV. "Our upcoming series will attract more viewers and be more evocative and emotional, with an emphasis on the ups and downs of real life."

[01/16/20 - 11:34 AM]
This February on Hallmark Channel Celebrate "Love Ever After" and Adoption Ever After
February is sweeter than ever, with four all-new original movie premieres that celebrate romance, every Saturday night.

[01/16/20 - 11:31 AM]
Join Master of Macabre Robert Englund on a Nightmarish Journey Through History's Horrors in Travel Channel's "True Terror with Robert Englund"
In each episode, Englund uses his ominous tones and creepy charisma to masterfully weave together a trilogy of spine-tingling tales, guided by newspaper accounts and layered with commentary from historians and experts that prove that truth is always stranger than fiction.

[01/16/20 - 11:03 AM]
Three Tragedies, One Enduring Story: Investigation Discovery's "In Memoriam" Follows the Aftermath of America's Most Infamous Mass Shootings
The film premieres with limited commercial interruption on February 8 at 9:00/8:00c, only on Investigation Discovery.

[01/16/20 - 11:02 AM]
Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein? Investigation Discovery Greenlights New Series "Who Killed..." (wt)
This first special in ID's new anthology series will feature exclusive interviews and an in-depth investigation to reveal new clues about Epstein's seedy underworld, privileged life and controversial death.

[01/16/20 - 11:01 AM]
Khloe Kardashian and Investigation Discovery Expand True-Crime Partnership with New Series, "Twisted Love"
This new six-part series shares tales of families, friends and lovers, and documents how at any moment, a trusted love can turn into a treacherous fate.

[01/16/20 - 10:30 AM]
Netflix and Bill Prady Ink First Look Deal
Prady will work with Netflix to develop, write and produce TV series across a range of genres including, drama, fantasy, science fiction and comedy.

[01/16/20 - 10:00 AM]
Six-Part Documentary Series "McMillion$," The Incredible True Story of the $24 Million McDonald's Monopoly Game Fraud, Debuts February 3, Exclusively on HBO
From 1989 to 2001, a criminal mastermind named "Uncle Jerry" defrauded the hugely popular McDonald's Monopoly promotional game of millions of dollars in prize money.

[01/16/20 - 09:14 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Season Three Trailer and Key Art for "Our Cartoon President"
The upcoming season dives into a momentous election year to explore the critical question of who could be the next Cartoon President.

[01/16/20 - 08:41 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Captures a Fierce Pride Takeover in "Big Cat Country"
The captivating six-part series premieres Wednesday, February 12 at 8:00/7:00c on Smithsonian Channel.

[01/16/20 - 08:41 AM]
Video: OWN Sets Premiere Date and Unveils Official Trailer for New Anthology Drama "Cherish the Day" from Award-Winning Creator Ava DuVernay
"Cherish the Day" is set for a two-night premiere on Tuesday, February 11 at 10:00/9:00c and Wednesday, February 12 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/16/20 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Lost Girls" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When Mari Gilbert's (Amy Ryan) daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen.

[01/16/20 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Top Charts for NBC
The Peacock network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/16/20 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "The Stranger" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Based on the novel by Harlan Coben, "The Stranger" forces us to confront a question we all fear - how well do we really know the people closest to us?

[01/16/20 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" Part 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
New episodes return Friday, January 24 on Netflix.

[01/16/20 - 07:20 AM]
AMC Networks' Acorn TV Acquires Exclusive North American Rights to Kudos Drama "Deadwater Fell" Starring David Tennant and Cush Jumbo from Endemol Shine International
The Channel 4 series will make its U.S. Premiere as an Acorn TV Original in April 2020.

[01/16/20 - 12:04 AM]
Video: "Sex Education" Season 2 - Trailer 2 - Netflix
The show's sophomore run drops tomorrow on the streaming service.

[01/15/20 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 15
Updates include: Amazon parts ways with "Britannia," "The Dark Tower"; cast options expire on Netflix's "Mindhunter"; and Cinemax to stop airing original series after "Strike Back."

[01/15/20 - 03:11 PM]
WarnerMedia Expands Relationship with Acclaimed Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh Signing 3-Year Overall Deal for HBO Max and HBO
Soderbergh's first project with HBO Max is the previously announced feature Let Them All Talk.

[01/15/20 - 03:10 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights "The Uninhabitable Earth," Written and Directed by Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Award Winner Adam McKay
The anthology series will be comprised of stand-alone fictional stories covering a wide range of genres and possible futures that could result from the rapid warming of our planet.

[01/15/20 - 03:01 PM]
HBO Max Orders Unscripted Series "The Event" from Wolfgang Puck and Renegade 83
Viewers will be given an unprecedented look behind the scenes of the extraordinary events created by Wolfgang Puck Catering and legendary restaurateur Wolfgang Puck.

[01/15/20 - 03:00 PM]
"Aquaman: King of Atlantis" to Reign Supreme with New HBO Max Three-Part Animated Mini-Series Executive Produced by James Wan
Based on the classic DC character created by Mort Weisinger and Paul Norris, each of the standalone episodes will have a unique storyline following the adventures of Aquaman as protector of the deep.

[01/15/20 - 02:59 PM]
Chinonye Chukwu to Direct First Two Episodes of HBO Max's Limited Series "Americanah"
Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's best-selling novel of the same name, "Americanah" is an epic story of a woman born in Nigeria who leaves for America and her extraordinary experiences with love, heartache, adversity and self-discovery.

[01/15/20 - 02:34 PM]
TNT's Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Series "Snowpiercer" Premieres on Sunday, May 31
Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, "Snowpiercer" centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe.

[01/15/20 - 02:04 PM]
All-New Season of "Expedition Unknown" Premieres February 5 on Discovery Channel
And beginning on February 12, viewers can also tune-in to the all-new series "Expedition X" starring Josh Gates, Phil Torres and Jessica Chobot.

[01/15/20 - 01:56 PM]
"The Road to F9: Fast & Furious Fan Fest" to Be Televised on NBC Friday, Jan. 31, at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The one-hour special will feature the world premiere of the film's much-awaited trailer.

[01/15/20 - 12:42 PM]
Amy Hoggart to Make Life a Little Easier One Week at a Time
"It's Personal with Amy Hoggart" will premiere Wednesday, February 26 on truTV.

[01/15/20 - 12:37 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Documentary Series "Outcry"
The five-part documentary series examines the gripping story of high school football star Greg Kelley, his controversial conviction and the quest for truth and justice as the case unfolds.

[01/15/20 - 12:33 PM]
TBS Gets Deep with "Lost Resort"
The 10-episode unscripted series follows a group of strangers who are immersed in a three-week-long Costa Rican retreat led by a colorful team of alternative healers.

[01/15/20 - 12:32 PM]
TBS Orders Two More Seasons of Top-Rated Animated Comedy "American Dad!"
The series from 20th Century Fox Television will celebrate its momentous 300th episode this year, joining the ranks of only a few adult animated comedies to reach this landmark.

[01/15/20 - 12:31 PM]
truTV Gets Crafty with Greenlight of "Tirdy Works"
The unscripted sitcom is set in a small rural town with four paved roads and a booming new business: arts and crafts created out of moose turds.

[01/15/20 - 12:30 PM]
"Hot Ones: The Game Show" Heats Up Winter on truTV
In each episode, host Sean Evans welcomes fans into the "Pepperdome" to compete against one another by answering trivia questions and eating increasing mouth-scorching hot wings for $25,000 and the chance to become Hot Ones legends.

[01/15/20 - 12:29 PM]
truTV Ignites Return of Hit Series "Tacoma FD"
The scripted series returns Thursday, March 26 with 13 all-new episodes, an increased order from season one's 10-episode run.

[01/15/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO and Cinemax Programming Overview - WarnerMedia TCA Winter 2020
The company recaps its current and upcoming projects to date.







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[02/26/20 - 11:03 AM]
NBC Shifts Launch of Its New Drama "Council of Dads"
The series will now premiere Tuesday, March 24 at 10:00/9:00c immediately following the season finale of "This Is Us."

[02/26/20 - 10:13 AM]
Tony Hale Cast in Hulu's "The Mysterious Benedict Society"
The two-time Emmy Award winner will play the dual role of Mr. Benedict and his twin brother Mr. Curtain.

[02/26/20 - 09:45 AM]
Oxygen Presents 12 Dark Days of Serial Killers Kicking Off April 9 with Back to Back Premieres
Highlights include the return of "Mark of a Killer" on Thursday, April 9.

[02/26/20 - 09:21 AM]
Jeremy Wade Explores World's Most Baffling Underwater Mysteries in All-New Science Channel Series
"Mysteries of the Deep" launches Thursday, April 2 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/26/20 - 09:18 AM]
EPIX(R) Drama Series "Pennyworth" Announces New Season Two Casting, Begins Production
Season two introduces new series regulars James Purefoy, Edward Hogg, Jessye Romeo, Ramon Tikaram and Harriet Slater.

[02/26/20 - 09:09 AM]
New Truths Are Revealed When Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" Three-Part Reunion Debuts on Wednesday, March 4 at 8PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down with Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Margaret Josephs, Dolores Catania, Jackie Goldschneider and Jennifer Aydin to discuss and relive this season's juiciest moments.

[02/26/20 - 09:01 AM]
E!'s "The Funny Dance Show" Has Your Favorite Comedians Attempting to Move Their Feet to the Beat as New Competition Series Premieres on Wednesday, March 11 at 10:30PM ET/PT
Justine Marino and Heidi Heaslet host the series.

[02/26/20 - 08:56 AM]
On March 5, All Your Burning Questions Will Be Answered in a Can't-Miss "Love Is Blind" Reunion Special Hosted by Vanessa and Nick Lachey
The final episode of "Love Is Blind" premieres tomorrow on the streaming service.

[02/26/20 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: Democratic Primary Debate Wins Big for CBS
The Eye's coverage averages more than 13 million viewers in primetime.

[02/26/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Marc Maron: End Times Fun" - Official Trailer - Netflix Stand-Up Comedy Special
Marc's back to talk about the end of the world as we know it, in his new stand-up special, streaming March 10.

[02/26/20 - 07:34 AM]
Video: "The Letter for the King" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this sweeping fantasy series, a teenage knight-in-training (Amir Wilson) receives a secret letter on which the fate of the kingdom depends.

[02/26/20 - 07:30 AM]
We're Back - "Top Boy" Season 2 Begins Filming This Spring
Dushane, Sully, Jamie and Shelley will return for the new season.

[02/25/20 - 02:04 PM]
HBO Max Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Deal with Beloved Children's Author Mo Willems and Stampede Ventures
As part of this two-year deal, HBO Max has acquired streaming rights to Willems' first live-action special "Don't Let the Pigeon Do Storytime!"

[02/25/20 - 11:49 AM]
Video: E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Moves to a New Night and Time Beginning Thursday, March 26 at 8:00PM ET/PT
The cable channel releases the first promo for the new season.

[02/25/20 - 11:03 AM]
Competition Series "Mental Samurai" Renewed for a Second Season, Premiering Wednesday, April 22, on FOX
Rob Lowe returns as host and producer of the series.