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[02/19/20 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 19
Updates include: Annaleigh Ashford to star in comedy "B Positive" at CBS; James Wolk tapped as "Ordinary Joe" at NBC; and Keegan Allen cast in The CW's "Walker" reboot series.

[02/19/20 - 02:07 PM]
MTV and Sean "Diddy" Combs Tap Heirs Christian Combs, Quincy Brown, Justin Combs and Series Vet LaurieAnn Gibson as Judges on "Making the Band" in 2020
Additionally, a multi-city casting tour will begin this month with open auditions in Atlanta, Houston, Charlotte and New York.

[02/19/20 - 01:00 PM]
Apple Announces New Original Film "Swan Song," Starring Academy Award Winner Mahershala Ali
The film will be produced by Apple and Anonymous Content, and will go into production this spring.

[02/19/20 - 12:54 PM]
CBS News Announces Moderators and Special Coverage for Its Charleston Democratic Debate on Feb. 25
Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King will moderate the CBS News Democratic presidential primary debate in primetime.

[02/19/20 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights Bethenny Frankel Business Competition Series "The Big Shot with Bethenny" (wt) from Producer Mark Burnett & MGM Television
In each half-hour episode, the next generation of business moguls will compete for a chance to be second-in-command to business tycoon and Skinnygirl founder Frankel, and win a coveted position working on her executive team.

[02/19/20 - 11:31 AM]
Investigation Discovery Examines Questionable Courtroom Convictions in Season Three of "Reasonable Doubt"
With 10 powerful episodes examining whether justice was served, season three returns to Investigation Discovery on Tuesday, March 3 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights New Relationship Docuseries "Battlefield of Love" Following Active Duty Military Engaged in Long Distance Relationships with Civilians They Have Never Met in Person
The series follows nine diverse military couples on their journey for love across continents, war zones, cultural divides, and family objections as they test their digital love while the soldier is on leave.

[02/19/20 - 10:02 AM]
Adam McKay Comedy "Don't Look Up", Starring Jennifer Lawrence Lands at Netflix
The film tells the story of two low-level astronomers, who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy planet earth.

[02/19/20 - 10:01 AM]
Spectrum Originals to Premiere Southern Gothic Mystery Series "Paradise Lost" on Monday, April 13
Set in small town Mississippi, this southern gothic mystery follows prodigal son, Yates Forsythe (Josh Hartnett), as he returns to his hometown with his wife, Frances (Bridget Regan) - a woman very new to this very old community.

[02/19/20 - 09:52 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Goes on an Expedition Through Latin America with "Humboldt: Epic Explorer"
The documentary will take viewers from Humboldt's fraught childhood near Berlin through his legendary South American expedition - from the Orinoco River to the Andes Mountains, and his one visit to the United States.

[02/19/20 - 09:07 AM]
Video: "The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From the director of "Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press," witness an unflinching look at the case that put the system on trial.

[02/19/20 - 09:07 AM]
Laurence Fishburne to Host and Narrate New History Franchise "History's Greatest Mysteries" Launching Summer 2020
Each program within the franchise will showcase fresh, new evidence and perspectives including never-before-released documents to the general public, personal diaries and DNA evidence to unearth brand-new information about these infamous and enigmatic chapters in history.

[02/19/20 - 09:00 AM]
New HBO Series "We're Here" Debuts Thursday, April 23, Exclusively on HBO
The six-part unscripted series recruits small-town residents across America to participate in a one-night-only drag show.

[02/19/20 - 08:10 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Retain Demo Crown
The Peacock holds off CBS among adults 18-49, however the Eye is the most-watched network by a wide margin.

[02/19/20 - 08:02 AM]
Food Truck Hopefuls Face Off in New Season of "The Great Food Truck Race: Gold Coast"
Tyler Florence hosts the latest installment, due on Thursday, March 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/19/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Trevor Noah Presents: Josh Johnson" to Film in Chicago at The Laugh Factory on Saturday, April 4
Johnson is a stand-up comedian, Emmy-nominated writer and performer from Louisiana by way of Chicago.

[02/19/20 - 08:00 AM]
"Ben 10 vs. The Universe" Blasts Off Globally This Fall on Cartoon Network
The movie is the first for the newest iteration of "Ben 10," which debuted around the world in 2016.

[02/19/20 - 06:22 AM]
Nickelodeon Renews Some of Its Biggest Franchises and Hit Series for the 2020-21 Season
"Are You Afraid of the Dark," "All That" and "Top Elf" are among the eight newly extended series.

[02/19/20 - 06:21 AM]
Nickelodeon Announces Voice Cast for "Kamp Koral: Spongebob's Under Years," First-Ever "Spongebob Squarepants" Spinoff
Premiering this July, the CG-animated prequel stars Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown, Carolyn Lawrence and Mr. Lawrence, all of whom are reprising their iconic roles in this new series.

[02/19/20 - 06:20 AM]
Nickelodeon Sets Premiere Date for Tyler Perry's "Young Dylan"
Executive produced, directed and written by Perry, the series follows a family whose world is turned upside down when their nephew, Young Dylan (Dylan Gilmer), an aspiring hip-hop star, moves in unannounced.

[02/19/20 - 06:19 AM]
Nickelodeon Expands the World of "Henry Danger" With All-New "Danger Force" Spinoff
The new series stars "Ray/Captain Man" (Cooper Barnes) and "Schwoz" (Michael D. Cohen), and introduces four new superheroes-in-training as they team up to fight crime in their town of Swellview.

[02/19/20 - 06:18 AM]
Best-Selling Book Title "Big Nate" Gets Animated in Brand-New Nickelodeon Series
The eponymous 26-episode series follows Nate, a precocious 11-year-old boy, and his best friends as they navigate sixth grade with humor and style.

[02/19/20 - 06:17 AM]
Nickelodeon's "The Loud House" Comes to Life in Original Live-Action TV Movie
Casting is currently underway for the feature-length TV movie, which will begin production this summer and is set to premiere in the fourth quarter of this year.

[02/19/20 - 06:16 AM]
Nickelodeon Prepares for Lift-Off with "The Astronauts," First Production with Imagine Kids+Family
Marking Nickelodeon's first production with Imagine Kids+Family, the 10-episode series is currently in production in Vancouver, Canada, with a premiere slated for this summer.

[02/18/20 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 18
Updates include: Melissa Leo to star in FOX's "Blood Relative"; Nathan Fielder brings "The Curse" to Showtime; and Tamala Jones tapped for ABC's "Rebel."

[02/18/20 - 04:01 PM]
The World of "Altered Carbon" Is Getting Re-Sleeved on March 19 with an All New Anime
Said installment brings even more action, mystery, and cyberpunk goodness than ever before.

[02/18/20 - 04:00 PM]
Video: Official Trailer - "Be Our Chef" - Disney+
The streaming service's latest competition series drops Friday, March 27.

[02/18/20 - 01:56 PM]
BET+ Announces Legal Drama, "Carl Weber's Influence" Premiering on Thursday, February 20
The ensemble cast include Roger Guenveur Smith, Deborah Cox, Kellita Smith, Todd Anthony, Drew Sidora, Gary Dourdan and Columbus Short.

[02/18/20 - 01:44 PM]
Josh Hartnett Joins Cast of "Die Hart" on Quibi
Hartnett, playing a fictionalized version of himself, is a former alum of the action school who has returned to participate in Kevin's training.

[02/18/20 - 01:18 PM]
Oxygen's True Crime Investigative Series "Cold Justice" Is Back with Eight New Episodes and Five Arrests Beginning Saturday, March 14 at 6 PM ET/PT
Working alongside local law enforcement from across the country, the "Cold Justice" team has successfully helped bring about 20 convictions and 45 arrests, five of the arrests which will be seen in this upcoming batch of new episodes.

[02/18/20 - 01:17 PM]
Showtime(R) to Develop Horror-Comedy "The Auteur" Starring Academy Award(R) Nominee Jude Law and Executive Produced and Directed by Oscar(R) Winner Taika Waititi
The project is based on the graphic novel by Rick Spears, James Callahan and Luigi Anderson.

[02/18/20 - 01:13 PM]
Netflix Announces "Tiger King," A New Docuseries from the Executive Producer of "Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened"
The project details the story of Joe Exotic, a gun-toting polygamist who presides over an Oklahoma animal park - and the murder-for-hire plot that led to his arrest.

[02/18/20 - 12:30 PM]
Netflix Announces "Painkiller", A Gripping New Drama About America's Opioid Crisis from Executive Producer Eric Newman
Peter Berg will direct all eight episodes of the limited series.

[02/18/20 - 11:31 AM]
BET+ Announces Second Season Pick-Up of Will Packer's Hit Comedy "Bigger"
"I'm so proud of this show! And I can't wait for new audiences to follow the shenanigans of this wild and crazy group of Black 30-somethings. Buckle up for Season 2," said Will Packer.

[02/18/20 - 11:30 AM]
Academy Award Nominee Raoul Peck Brings Groundbreaking Series "Exterminate All the Brutes" to HBO
The four-part series pushes the boundaries of traditional documentary filmmaking, offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism.

[02/18/20 - 11:01 AM]
NBC Renews Hit Alternative Series "Ellen's Game of Games" for a Fourth Season
DeGeneres revealed the pickup this morning on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" during which she had audience members play the always messy "Danger Word" to celebrate.

[02/18/20 - 11:00 AM]
Video: AMC Releases the Opening Minutes of "The Walking Dead's" Mid-Season Premiere
The series returns this Sunday, February 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/18/20 - 10:21 AM]
Video: VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" - First Look Clip & Cast
The show returns on Monday, March 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/18/20 - 10:02 AM]
A&E Investigates the Paranormal This April with the Spine-Tingling Premiere of Newly Reimagined "Celebrity Ghost Stories" and Season 2 of "Ghost Hunters"
Ice-T, Paula Abdul, Terry Bradshaw, Taye Diggs, NeNe Leakes and Kelly Osbourne are among those featured.

[02/18/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: AMC's "Ride with Norman Reedus" Releases Season Four Key Art and New Teaser
This season's guests include Michael Rooker, Ryan Hurst, Milo Ventimiglia, Dom Rocket, Becky Goebel and Clifton Collins Jr.

[02/18/20 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; ABC Leads Demos
The finale to "America's Got Talent: The Champions" is last night's most-watched telecast.

[02/18/20 - 08:04 AM]
Video: "On My Block" Season 3 - Date Announcement - Netflix
The new season premieres Wednesday, March 11 on Netflix.

[02/18/20 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Feel Good" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Mae Martin stars as herself, a Canadian comedian living in London, navigating a relationship with her new girlfriend, George and dealing with sobriety.

[02/18/20 - 07:05 AM]
Video: "Vida" - Season 3 Teaser - Starz
The series returns on Sunday, April 26 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/18/20 - 07:01 AM]
Get Your First Look at "Extraction" Premiering April 24
In the Netflix film, Chris Hemsworth plays a fearless black market mercenary who embarks on the most deadly mission of his career.

[02/18/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Elite" Season 3 - Date Announcement - Netflix
The series returns to the streaming service on Friday, March 13.

[02/17/20 - 02:01 PM]
USA Ships "Briarpatch" to Monday Nights
The newcomer will now air Mondays at 11:00/10:00c while "The Sinner" slides to 10:00/9:00c on Thursdays.

[02/17/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Amazing Stories" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
From visionary executive producers Steven Spielberg and Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz, this reimagining of the classic anthology series transports everyday characters into worlds of wonder, possibility, and imagination.

[02/17/20 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[02/17/20 - 07:04 AM]
Video: "I Am Not Okay with This" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The new series, due on February 26, is based on the Charles Forsman graphic novel.







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[05/18/22 - 03:18 PM]
Paramount Global Showcases Full Scale and Power of IP-Driven, Multiplatform Content Company During Historic In-Person Upfront Presentation at Carnegie Hall
In addition to revealing the 2022-2023 CBS fall primetime schedule, new programming was highlighted from BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount+ and more.

[05/18/22 - 02:42 PM]
NBA on ESPN: Most-Watched Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 Since 2018
The ESPN telecast averaged 6,070,000 viewers, peaking with 6,914,000 viewers at 10:30 p.m. ET.

[05/18/22 - 12:02 PM]
Disney Original Documentary and Disney+ Announce Upcoming Feature Documentary on Music Icon, Global Legend and Best-Selling Artist Elton John
From Academy Award-nominee R.J. Cutler and filmmaker David Furnish, the documentary will serve as the official feature on Elton John, comprised of unseen concert footage of him over the past 50 years, hand-written journals and present-day footage of him and his family.

[05/18/22 - 11:51 AM]
MTV Entertainment Studios Unveils Expansive Lineup of 90+ New and Returning Series Across Paramount Media Networks and Paramount+, Including MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, CMT, Smithsonian Channel and Paramount Network
With half of the top ten series on cable and a slew of #1 hits from scripted to adult animation to reality - MTVE's upcoming series, films and specials tap into themes that are resonating with today's global audiences including family dynamics, love & relationships and social experimentation.

[05/18/22 - 11:21 AM]
Paramount+ Announces Nov. 13 Premiere Date for "Tulsa King," Starring Academy Award Nominee Sylvester Stallone
Paramount Network will air a special simulcast event of the debut episode immediately following the season five premiere of "Yellowstone."

[05/18/22 - 10:03 AM]
Showtime Sets New Premiere Date for Season Three of "City on a Hill" and Releases Official Poster
The original premiere date of July 10 has been moved due to scheduling shifts.

[05/18/22 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Queer as Folk" - Official Trailer - Peacock Original
A vibrant reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies, the series explores a diverse group of friends in New Orleans whose lives are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy.

[05/18/22 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Fairfax" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Prime Video
As previously announced, the series returns Friday, June 10.

[05/18/22 - 09:30 AM]
"Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend" - Full Cast Announcement & Key Art Debut
Andrew Zimmern and Nilou Motamed will serve as series judges along with guest judges Francis Lam, Nancy Silverton, Justin Willman, Danny Trejo, Lorena Garcia, Loni Love, Wolfgang Puck and Masaharu Morimoto.

[05/18/22 - 09:16 AM]
Video: "Harriet the Spy" - Official Teaser - Apple TV+
Once a spy, always a spy. "Harriet the Spy" is back with new episodes May 20 on Apple TV+.

[05/18/22 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Halftime" - Jennifer Lopez - Official Trailer - Netflix
Global superstar Jennifer Lopez reflects on her multifaceted career and the pressure of life in the spotlight in this intimate documentary.

[05/18/22 - 08:36 AM]
Untitled Lizzo Documentary Coming to HBO Max This Fall
Lizzo announced the project from the stage of the Warner Bros. Discovery Upfront presentation at Madison Square Garden.

[05/18/22 - 08:24 AM]
CNN Unveils Highlights of 2022-2023 Original Series & Films Programming
Highlights include a new installment in the Primetime Emmy Award nominated "Decades Series" with "The 2010s."

[05/18/22 - 08:15 AM]
CNN Releases First Look and Announces CNN Original Series "Eva Longoria: Searching for Mexico" Will Debut Exclusively on CNN
Produced by Raw TV, the six-part series will premiere in 2023 on CNN.

[05/18/22 - 08:12 AM]
Chris Wallace's Show to Debut on HBO Max and CNN
Wallace will continue to serve as an anchor for CNN, joining the network in January 2022 after more than 50 award-winning years in broadcasting, including 18 years with Fox News, where he was?the anchor of?"FOX News Sunday."