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    [thursday, january 30, 2020]    
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[01/30/20 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 30
Updates include: The CW orders pilots for new incarnations of "Kung Fu," "The Republic of Sarah"; Sarah Shahi tapped to star in Netflix's "Sex/Life"; and FOX pilots domestic take on BBC's comedy "This Country."

[01/30/20 - 01:36 PM]
More Stars Added to 92nd Oscars(R) Presenter Lineup
The latest presenters include James Corden, Penélope Cruz, Beanie Feldstein, Zack Gottsagen, Diane Keaton, Shia LaBeouf, George MacKay, Steve Martin, Keanu Reeves, Maya Rudolph and Sigourney Weaver.

[01/30/20 - 01:30 PM]
Netflix Announces New Live Action Comedy Series "Country Comfort"
When her career and personal life get derailed, an aspiring young country singer named Bailey (Katharine McPhee) takes a job as a nanny for a rugged cowboy named Beau (Eddie Cibrian) and his five children.

[01/30/20 - 01:15 PM]
CBS and Sony Pictures Television Announce Agreement for Renewal of Daytime's #1 Drama "The Young and the Restless" Through 2024
"Having the #1 show for any length of time in any daypart is a tremendous accomplishment," said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. "But [the series] has been daytime's top drama for over three decades."

[01/30/20 - 01:02 PM]
MotorTrend Acquires Streaming Rights to "Blink of an Eye" Premiering Monday, February 3 on the MotorTrend App
The documentary chronicles the story of Michael Waltrip from the time he leaves the small town of Owensboro, Ky. looking to follow in the footsteps of his older brother Darrell as a professional race car driver.

[01/30/20 - 12:24 PM]
TV One Premieres Black History Month Campaign and Programming Slate to Celebrate Black Music Trendsetters and Civil Rights Heroes
The brand new season of "Unsung" will also air during Black History Month, premiering on Sunday, February 23 with the popular 90s R&B group Dru Hill.

[01/30/20 - 11:12 AM]
Superfans of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Get More Content on HGTV's Digital Platforms
Beginning February 1, HGTV's social platforms will launch a share-worthy "16 Day Countdown to Extreme," and, on February 16, two original digital series detailing the stories behind the families and the home overhauls will be available online.

[01/30/20 - 11:01 AM]
Amblin Television Acquires Rights to The Washington Post's "Afghanistan Papers" Report and Partners with Oscar-Winner Alex Gibney
The companies will work together to develop the project as both an explosive limited documentary series and limited scripted series.

[01/30/20 - 10:13 AM]
Nicki Minaj Joins Emmy(R) Award-Winning "RuPaul's Drag Race" for Monumental Season 12 Premiere Friday, February 28th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on VH1
In the epic premiere, the hip hop icon will make a surprise debut on the runway as 13 new drag queens enter the competition for a chance to win $100,000 and the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar."

[01/30/20 - 09:28 AM]
Starz Picks Up Comedy Pilot "Run the World" to Series from Showrunner and Executive Producer Yvette Lee Bowser
The previously announced cast include Amber Stevens West, Andrea Bordeaux, Bresha Webb, Corbin Reid and Stephen Bishop.

[01/30/20 - 09:01 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights Second Season of "Court Cam" Hosted and Executive Produced by Dan Abrams
The series provides unparalleled access to amazing courtroom moments from the most high-profile trials to minor court proceedings.

[01/30/20 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Both Viewers & Demos
The Eye's annual "Super Bowl Greatest Commercials" special leads the night in said categories.

[01/30/20 - 07:10 AM]
Video: "Empire" Returns for Its Final 10 Episodes on Tuesday, March 3 on FOX
Get your first look at the show's final installments.

[01/30/20 - 07:03 AM]
Award-Winning Reporter Laurie Segall Named Correspondent for "60 in 6," The New "60 Minutes" Program to Launch on Quibi
The award-winning journalist first gained notoriety by identifying and interviewing founders of disruptive tech companies and examining their impact on society.

[01/30/20 - 06:23 AM]
Video: "Ultras" - The Francesco Lettieri Film - Official Teaser - Netflix
The film will be released in selected cinemas on March 9, 10 and 11 and will be available on Netflix from March 20.

[01/30/20 - 06:23 AM]
Video: "On Point" Official Trailer
Meet top-ranked high-school basketball players Romeo Langford (now of the Boston Celtics), Scottie Lewis and Emmitt Williams as they compete in summer AAU season.

[01/30/20 - 03:05 AM]
Video: "Queen Sono" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After the assassination of her mother, Queen Sono grows up to become a kick- ass yet unconventional spy devoted to protecting the people of Africa.

[01/29/20 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 29
Updates include: NBC greenlights pilot for Dan Brown's Robert Langdon TV series; Sony Pictures Television pulls the plug on "The Mel Robbins Show"; and Rose Byrne attached to star in "Physical" for Apple TV+.

[01/29/20 - 03:01 PM]
NBC Renews Beloved Daytime Drama "Days of Our Lives" for 56th Season
"From our incredibly loyal fan base to our wonderful writers, cast and crew, the enthusiasm for 'Days' never wavers," said Bruce Evans, Executive Vice President, Current Programming, NBC Entertainment.

[01/29/20 - 02:31 PM]
BBC America to Air the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards in Primetime This Sunday, February 2 at 9:10pm/8:10c
In addition, the EE British Academy Film Awards red carpet will stream live that day starting at 12 pm ET on BBCAmerica.com.

[01/29/20 - 12:22 PM]
Netflix Sets Sail with "One Piece" Based on the Original Japanese Manga
The original manga, written by Eiichiro Oda, has captivated fans for many years and sold over 460 million copies.

[01/29/20 - 11:00 AM]
National Geographic Taps Grammy Award-Winning and Oscar- Nominated Musicians Raphael Saadiq to Serve as Executive Music Producer and Terence Blanchard as Composer on "Genius: Aretha"
Saadiq is responsible for producing, arranging and recording all of the original song elements within the series featuring live performances.

[01/29/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Invites You to the Ultimate Date Night on Monday, April 13
Both "The Baker and the Beauty" and "The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart" will now premiere on Monday, April 13.

[01/29/20 - 10:01 AM]
E! Recruits NFL Legend Terry Bradshaw and His Family as Network Greenlights New Series "The Bradshaw Bunch" (wt)
"I'm excited and a little nervous to let the world see the crazy life I share with Tammy and our girls," said Terry Bradshaw.

[01/29/20 - 09:00 AM]
AMC Releases Key Art Ahead of "The Walking Dead" Mid-Season Premiere, Sunday, February 23 at 9 pm ET
The images feature Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier, Danai Gurira as Michonne and Samantha Morton as Alpha.

[01/29/20 - 08:58 AM]
"Home Town" Jan. 20 Season Premiere Delivers Strong Performance for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for Monday, January 20.

[01/29/20 - 08:15 AM]
Disney+ Announces Slate of New Nonfiction Projects at Realscreen Summit
Disney+ is developing the next generation of the critically-acclaimed series "The Quest," now featuring teen participants and adding more epic world building interactive elements.

[01/29/20 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Top Tight Demo Race
The network claims the adults 18-49 honors while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/29/20 - 07:55 AM]
Usher to Host and Perform During the 2020 "iHeartRadio Music Awards," Airing Live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 29, on FOX
"I'm so excited to host the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards and help celebrate the music that I and millions of other music lovers listened to this past year," said Usher. "It'll be like hanging out with old friends."

[01/29/20 - 07:04 AM]
Video: "Narcos: Mexico" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Thursday, February 13 on Netflix.

[01/28/20 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 28
Updates include: FOX issues pilot order to "The Big Leap"; Margarita Levieva to star in Netflix's "In from the Cold"; and Matthew McConaughey, Nic Pizzolatto re-team for FX's "Redeemer."

[01/28/20 - 01:58 PM]
Stars Take the Stage to Present at the 92nd Oscars(R)
The producers will continue to announce talent joining the show in the coming weeks.

[01/28/20 - 01:29 PM]
Lin-Manuel Miranda's "tick, tick...BOOM!" Adds Joshua Henry, Bradley Whitford and Judith Light
Set in 1990, the film tells the story of Jon, an aspiring theater composer who is waiting tables in New York City while writing Superbia - which he hopes will be the next great American musical and finally give him his big break.

[01/28/20 - 12:53 PM]
The Jaw-Dropping Midseason Finale of "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and New Episode of "Tyler Perry's Sistas" Delivered 3.5 Million Total Viewers P2+
BET further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 22.

[01/28/20 - 12:52 PM]
"Desus & Mero" Returns to Showtime for Season Two on Monday, February 3 with Special Guest David Letterman
Additional upcoming guests include Missy Elliott, Penn Badgley, Lakeith Stanfield, Seth Meyers and returning guest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

[01/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
Action Series "Strike Back" Returns for Its Seventh and Final Season February 14, Exclusively on Cinemax
The series follows the explosive escapades of Section 20, an elite, multinational, covert special ops team, as it spans the globe fighting a vast web of interconnected criminal and terrorist activity.

[01/28/20 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Unveils Big Game Spot for Upcoming Series "Hunters" Starring Al Pacino and Logan Lerman
"Hunters" will be available on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories on February 21.

[01/28/20 - 09:10 AM]
Bravo Debuts the New Series "Family Karma" on Sunday, March 8 at 9PM ET/PT
Bravo's newest docuseries gives viewers a never-before-seen look inside the intriguing lives of seven young Indian-American friends.

[01/28/20 - 09:10 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse" Premieres March 13 on Amazon Prime Video
The bewitching two-part mystery stars Emmy and BAFTA-nominated actor, Rufus Sewell.

[01/28/20 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces Spring Premiere Dates for Two Comedies
"Man with a Plan" and newcomer "Broke" will take over Thursday nights from "The Unicorn" and "Carol's Second Act" after their seasons conclude.

[01/28/20 - 08:41 AM]
Pulitzer-Prize Winner Wesley Lowery Named Correspondent for "60 in 6," The New "60 Minutes" Program to Launch on Quibi
An author and national correspondent for The Washington Post, Lowery has distinguished himself as one of the country's foremost journalists on race, law enforcement and justice.

[01/28/20 - 08:12 AM]
New Science Channel Series "Shipwreck Secrets" Locates SS Cotopaxi, Ship That Vanished in the Bermuda Triangle in 1925
The newcomer launches with a two-hour special on Sunday, February 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/28/20 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet remains the network to beat among adults 18-49 on Monday.

[01/28/20 - 05:52 AM]
Video: Pringles(R) Successfully Traps Interdimensional Traveling Duo Rick and Morty in 2020 Big Game Ad
Rick, Morty and his sister Summer star in the dystopian Pringles Flavor Stacking spot, featuring the first-ever animated Pringles flavor stack.

[01/27/20 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 27
Updates include: CBS gives pilot order to Queen Latifah-led "The Equalizer" reboot; HBO Max passes on comedy pilot "Delilah"; and Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" revival rounds out cast.

[01/27/20 - 03:04 PM]
Video: "Followers" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Directed by Mika Ninagawa, this is the story of women living in the glamorous city of Tokyo as they struggle with love, careers, and friendship.

[01/27/20 - 01:45 PM]
"Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens" Delivers 3.8 Million Total Viewers, Including Simulcast, Replay & Streaming
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 22.

[01/27/20 - 01:31 PM]
Netflix Strikes Creative Partnership with Emmy-Award Winning Animation Studio Titmouse
Under the terms of the deal, Netflix will also have a first look at adult animated series developed and created at Titmouse.

[01/27/20 - 01:07 PM]
"The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Delivers Television's Largest Primetime Entertainment Audience This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 26.

[01/27/20 - 12:52 PM]
"Star Trek: Picard," "Grammys" Drive CBS All Access to New Record Highs
The former also marked the service's most-watched premiere ever.







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[10/22/20 - 12:00 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer and Poster Art for New Docu-Series "The Reagans"
The four-part series contextualizes the legacy of Ronald and Nancy a generation later while exploring the palace intrigue of the Reagan White House years.

[10/22/20 - 10:47 AM]
Video: "Voices of Fire" - Official Teaser - Netflix
The series, from executive producer Pharrell Williams, launches November 20.

[10/22/20 - 10:30 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - November 2020
New additions include "12 Dates of Christmas," "Full Bloom," "I Hate Suzie," "Valley of Tears" and "Veneno"; plus the HBO Max bows of "Titans" and "Young Justice" (both on November 1).

[10/22/20 - 10:06 AM]
TBS Orders New Season of Top-Rated Comedy Anthology Series "Miracle Workers"
The network has tapped Dan Mirk and Robert Padnick to serve as showrunners for the newest installment.

[10/22/20 - 10:00 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Extends Its Unprecedented Run with Consecutive Shows During Its 46th Season
In addition to the previously announced five shows in a row (October 3 through October 31), there will now be an additional sixth original "SNL" on November 7.

[10/22/20 - 09:32 AM]
Video: "Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square" Starring Christine Baranski - Official Trailer - Netflix
The musical also features Treat Williams, Jeanine Mason, Josh Segarra, Mary Lane Haskell, and many more talented folks.

[10/22/20 - 09:30 AM]
Lifetime Joins the 94th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(R) with Holiday-Themed Inaugural Float
The festive float inspired by the network's popular "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" holiday movie event, featuring 30 new movies premiering through Christmas.

[10/22/20 - 09:18 AM]
Video: Official Hulu Trailer - "Run"
There's something unnatural, even sinister about the relationship between Chloe (newcomer Kiera Allen) and her mom, Diane (Sarah Paulson).

[10/22/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Announces Premiere Date for "Your Honor" and Debuts Second Trailer
The 10-episode legal thriller stars Cranston as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son, Adam (Hunter Doohan), is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices.

[10/22/20 - 08:19 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, World Series Stay on Top
Coverage of Game 2 holds off the competition in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/22/20 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "The Liberator" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A diverse, deeply brave crew of ragtag soldiers become some of the most heroic fighters of the European invasion in World War II.

[10/22/20 - 08:00 AM]
Country Music Legend Charley Pride to Receive the 2020 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at "The 54th Annual CMA Awards"
Previous recipients of the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award include Willie Nelson (2012), Kenny Rogers (2013), Johnny Cash (2015), Dolly Parton (2016) and Kris Kristofferson (2019).

[10/22/20 - 07:23 AM]
VH1's Tiffany "New York" Pollard Returns for "I Love New York: Reunited" Hosted by Vivica A. Fox Airing Monday, November 23rd at 8:00pm ET/PT
Plus: look for "Hollywood Exes: Reunited" on Tuesday, November 24 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/22/20 - 07:16 AM]
Video: "The Prom" - Official Teaser Trailer - Netflix
Directed by Ryan Murphy, "The Prom" is the spectacular, big-hearted film adaptation of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical.

[10/22/20 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Servant" - Hooked - Apple TV+
From M. Night Shyamalan, season two arrives January 15 on Apple TV+.