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[01/31/20 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 31
Updates include: Netflix axes "Soundtrack"; The CW orders new pilot for "The Lost Boys"; and Owen Wilson to join Tom Hiddleston in "Loki" at Disney+.

[01/31/20 - 12:28 PM]
HBO Acquires Worldwide Television and Streaming Rights to John James' Documentary Feature Debut "Siempre, Luis"
First-time filmmaker John James' film is an inspiring portrait of Luis A. Miranda Jr., a Puerto Rican migrant who helped shape New York politics for over three decades.

[01/31/20 - 11:54 AM]
All-New Series "Coyote Peterson: Brave the Wild" Premieres on Animal Planet Feb. 9 at 9PM ET/PT
A special first-look at the series will premiere out of "Puppy Bowl XIV" on Sunday, February 2 at 5PM ET/PT.

[01/31/20 - 10:51 AM]
Eight Talented Chefs Face Off in the Job Interview of a Lifetime in "Vegas Chef Prizefight" Premiering Thursday, March 5th at 10PM ET/PT
Anne Burrell hosts the latest entry from Food Network.

[01/31/20 - 10:00 AM]
The Beat Rolls on as FOX Renews "Beat Shazam" for a Fourth Season
Jamie Foxx will return as host and executive producer, along with executive producers Mark Burnett, Jeff Apploff, Barry Poznick and Lauren Zalaznick.

[01/31/20 - 09:17 AM]
History's New Nonfiction Series "Eating History" Follows Two of the Most Extreme Food Collectors on Their Quest to Uncover, Unbox and Eat the Oldest Foods to Have Survived History
The 12-episode, half-hour series premieres Wednesday, March 11 at 10:00/9:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[01/31/20 - 09:00 AM]
"My Brilliant Friend: The Story of a New Name," Based on the Second Book in Elena Ferrante's Quadrilogy, Debuts March 16
The new season of the HBO series follows Elena and Lila's journey into adulthood as they weather romance, heartbreak, success and betrayal.

[01/31/20 - 08:18 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Grey's Anatomy" Top Adults 18-49
The Alphabet is the demo champ while CBS remains the most-watched network overall.

[01/31/20 - 08:15 AM]
Adam Sandler Signs a New Deal with Netflix
The actor and his Happy Madison Productions are set to make four more films for the streaming service.

[01/31/20 - 08:07 AM]
Video: "Locke & Key" - Sneak Peek - Netflix
Based on the best-selling graphic novels, the series follows three siblings who, after the murder of their father, move to their ancestral home only to find the house has magical keys that give them a vast array of powers and abilities.

[01/31/20 - 07:11 AM]
"The Crown" Will Return for a Fifth and Final Season with Imelda Staunton Playing the Queen
Creator Peter Morgan originally planned six seasons but says: "Now that we have begun work on the stories for S5 it has become clear to me that this is the perfect time and place to stop."

[01/31/20 - 06:09 AM]
Video: "Miss Americana" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Behind the fame, behind the songs and beyond everything you think you know about Taylor Swift.

[01/31/20 - 01:09 AM]
Netflix Announces Seven Original Spanish Projects
They'll join the previously announced newcomers "Someone Has to Die," "The Mess You Leave Behind" and "The Innocent."

[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.







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[04/14/21 - 12:52 PM]
The Spring League Football Makes Broadcast Television Debut Saturday, May 8 on FOX
For the first time ever, TSL football will air on broadcast television, with six regular season games as well as its championship matchup airing on FOX.

[04/14/21 - 11:26 AM]
MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" Returns with All-New Episodes Kicking Off Tuesday, May 4 at 9pm ET/PT
Executive producer and host Nev Schulman and co-host Kamie Crawford are back to track down online impersonators who have been taking advantage of people just looking for someone to cuff up with.

[04/14/21 - 10:59 AM]
"Warrior" Season Three Comes to HBO Max
The first two seasons, which premiered on Cinemax, are now streaming on HBO Max via HBO platforms.

[04/14/21 - 10:30 AM]
CBS Renews "Tough as Nails," The Competition Series Celebrating Hardworking, Everyday Heroes, for Seasons Three and Four
The series is created by Emmy Award-winning producer Phil Keoghan and his producing partner Louise Keoghan, who are also executive producers.

[04/14/21 - 10:02 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "This Is Us" Leads Demo Race for NBC
An all-repeat CBS however is the most-watched network last night.

[04/14/21 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Acquires Worldwide Rights to "Cusp" from Sundance Award Winning Filmmakers Parker Hill and Isabel Bethencourt
Set in a small military town in Texas, the film chases three wild-spirited teenage girls as they live out a fever-dream summer, when the strictures of adolescence clash with the growing desire for personal agency.

[04/14/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Dance of the 41" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A secretly gay congressman marries the Mexican president's daughter, but is then found cavorting with a young man at a private party. And then scandal hits.

[04/14/21 - 09:22 AM]
Peacock Builds Original Kids and Family Programming with Two Unscripted Design Series, "Backyard Blowout" and "Create the Escape"
Focusing on DIY design, creation and home renovations, the series will mark Peacock's first venture into kids and family unscripted programming.

[04/14/21 - 09:02 AM]
"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" A-MAY-Zing Bravo Party Week Begins Monday, May 3 at 10PM ET/PT
In each episode, Andy will serve up spicy surprises, nostalgic memories and candid conversations with Bravolebrities you know and love.

[04/14/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Headspace Guide to Sleep" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Each episode unpacks misconceptions, offers friendly tips and concludes with a guided wind-down.

[04/14/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation Announce Exquisite Animated Short Film "Blush"
"Blush" follows the journey of a stranded horticulturist-astronaut's chances for survival after he crash lands on a desolate dwarf planet.

[04/14/21 - 09:00 AM]
First Lady Jill Biden, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, John Oliver and Rosie Perez Join the Star-Studded Roster for ABC's "Sesame Street: 50 Years of Sunny Days"
Stevie Wonder, known for his iconic performances of "123 Sesame Street" and "Superstition" on the beloved series, will perform his re-imagined version of "Sesame Street" classic "Sunny Days" for the documentary.

[04/14/21 - 08:01 AM]
HGTV Filming New Competition Series "Battle on the Beach" with Network Stars Mentoring Teams of Up-and-Coming Flippers to a $50,000 Win
The competition will play out over the course of six hour-long episodes premiering in the summer of 2021.

[04/14/21 - 08:00 AM]
TLC Celebrates Family with the Return of Three Beloved Series This Spring
"Doubling Down with the Derricos," "Little People, Big World" and "7 Little Johnstons" are all due back.

[04/14/21 - 07:02 AM]
CBS Sports Reveals All-Star Announce Team for Superstar Racing Experience Inaugural Season
The brand-new racing series will run on six consecutive Saturday nights in primetime beginning Saturday, June 12.