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[03/09/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 9
Updates include: ABC gives late pilot order to "Kids Matter Now"; YouTube cancels "Impulse" after two seasons; and Goran Višnjic to play Dracula in ABC's "The Brides."

[03/09/20 - 09:56 PM]
Netflix Announces Exclusive Jay Chou Reality Series "J-Style Trip"
The 12-episode magic travelogue will premiere on March 21 with one weekly new episode going live on Saturdays, exclusively on Netflix.

[03/09/20 - 04:01 PM]
Video: "Altered Carbon: Resleeved" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From the creative mind behind "Cowboy Bebop," explore the expanded universe of "Altered Carbon" in this anime adaptation.

[03/09/20 - 12:03 PM]
"Lost in Space" Renewed for Third & Final Season; Showrunner Zack Estrin Inks Overall Deal with Netflix
"From the beginning, we've always viewed this particular story of The Robinsons as a trilogy," Estrin said. "A three part epic family adventure with a clear beginning, middle and end."

[03/09/20 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime(R) and CBS Television Studios Sign Clyde Phillips to Overall Development Deal
"Securing the talents of a gifted writer/producer/showrunner like Clyde is a huge bonus for the Studio," said David Stapf.

[03/09/20 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Throws a "Descendants Remix Dance Party," Hosted by Cheyenne Jackson, on Friday, March 20
The half-hour high-energy immersive dance party will feature upbeat musical performances of reimagined hits from the hugely popular "Descendants" movies by multitalented Disney Channel stars.

[03/09/20 - 10:03 AM]
"The Innocence Files," A Nine-Episode Series That Spotlights the Teams That Worked to Overturn Eight Cases of Wrongful Convictions, Launches April 15
Netflix details its latest documentary series offering due next month.

[03/09/20 - 09:30 AM]
SundanceTV's "The Split" Delves Into the Messy World of London's High-End Divorce Circuit with Sophomore Season Premiering Wednesday, May 21 at 12AM PT / 9PM ET
The series follows the three Defoe sisters, Hannah (Nicola Walker), Nina (Annabel Scholey) and Rose (Fiona Button) and their formidable mother Ruth (Deborah Findlay).

[03/09/20 - 09:05 AM]
Limited Series "The Undoing" Debuts May 10
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star in the project, from director Susanne Bier and writer David E. Kelley.

[03/09/20 - 09:02 AM]
Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Clears Two New Weekly TV Series in 95 Percent of the Country for Fall 2020 and Fall 2021
"Storm of Suspicion" and "Weather Gone Viral" have been cleared in 95 percent of U.S. television markets.

[03/09/20 - 08:10 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demos; CBS Tops Viewers
"American Idol" and "60 Minutes" lead said categories last night.

[03/09/20 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "Uncorked" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Elijah (Mamoudou Athie) must find a way to balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father's expectations for him to carry on the family's popular Memphis barbeque joint.

[03/09/20 - 08:02 AM]
"Songland" - Season Two Guest Recording Artist Announcement
On tap are Boyz II Men, Florida Georgia Line, Luis Fonsi, H.E.R., Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Julia Michaels, Ben Platt, Bebe Rexha and Usher.

[03/09/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "I Promise" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The series comes from executive producer LeBron James.

[03/09/20 - 05:04 AM]
CBS Sports Reaches Nine-Year Extension with PGA Tour
CBS Sports will expand its already robust schedule and broadcast all three FedExCup Playoff events, creating powerful, three-week coverage of the conclusion of the race for the FedExCup, beginning in 2023 and generally alternating each year.

[03/08/20 - 06:29 PM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for "Creators for Change" on Girls' Education with Michelle Obama, Liza Koshy, Prajakta Koli, and Thembe Mahlaba
The special will launch Tuesday, March 17 on YouTube.com/Learning.

[03/08/20 - 05:36 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Dateline" Tops Viewers, Demos for NBC
The Peacock wins the quiet evening in both categories.

[03/08/20 - 10:12 AM]
Video: "Fierce Queens" with Reese Witherspoon - Official Trailer - Quibi
For all the Fierce Queens out there.

[03/07/20 - 09:25 AM]
Video: "Dino Girl Gauko" Season 2 Trailer - Netflix Futures
More dino-mite adventures with Dino Girl Gauko are on the way beginning March 20.

[03/07/20 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"Shark Tank" helps push the Alphabet into a tie for the demo crown.

[03/06/20 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 6
Updates include: Netflix cancels RuPaul Charles-led "AJ and the Queen"; Josh Segarra to lead NBC's "Night School"; and Julie Bowen to topline CBS multi-camera comedy pilot.

[03/06/20 - 04:25 PM]
Video: "Greenhouse Academy" Season 4 Trailer - Netflix Futures
The students of Greenhouse Academy deal with the aftermath of an explosive sequence of events.

[03/06/20 - 10:56 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Trailer for "Penny Dreadful(R): City of Angels"
The series launches Sunday, April 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the pay channel.

[03/06/20 - 10:03 AM]
Most Popular Titles on Netflix in the United States Over the Last Week (2/28 - 3/5)
"The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez," "Love Is Blind" and "I Am Not Okay with This" top the TV charts.

[03/06/20 - 10:03 AM]
Hulu's Spring 2020 Original Programming Slate
Newly announced premieres include "Crossing Swords" (June 12) and "Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi" (June 19).

[03/06/20 - 09:12 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Releases Official Trailer for Dramatic Mystery Series "Home Before Dark"
The dramatic mystery series follows a young girl (Brooklynn Prince) who moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father (Jim Sturgess) left behind.

[03/06/20 - 09:04 AM]
Quibi to Launch with 50 Shows on April 6
Jennifer Lopez, Chrissy Teigen, Chance the Rapper, Liam Hemsworth, Sophie Turner, Lena Waithe, Nicole Richie and Reese Witherspoon are among the featured talent.

[03/06/20 - 08:11 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's Anatomy" Tops Demo Race for ABC
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS pulls in front among total viewers.

[03/06/20 - 07:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases All Episodes of Season Two of Docu-Series "The Trade"
All four episodes are available now for on-demand streaming or download in advance of tonight's premiere.

[03/06/20 - 07:10 AM]
Video: "The Platform" - Main Trailer - Netflix
Directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia, the film - due on March 20 - is a twisted social allegory about mankind at its darkest and hungriest.

[03/06/20 - 06:16 AM]
Video: "Unorthodox" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In pursuit of self-determination, a young woman leaves her ultra orthodox Jewish community in New York City to start a new life in Berlin.

[03/05/20 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 5
Updates include: Delroy Lindo officialy boards "Harlem's Kitchen" at ABC; Hannah Simone, Elizabeth Hurley to lead CBS multi-camera comedy pilot; and David Alan Grier signs onto ABC's "Prospect."

[03/05/20 - 03:40 PM]
Ava DuVernay and Warner Bros. Animation to Soar with the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Book Series "Wings of Fire"
The middle grade fantasy book series thus far has spawned 15 novels, three graphic novels and four short stories.

[03/05/20 - 01:30 PM]
Apple Renews NAACP Image Award-Winning Series "Truth Be Told"
Octavia Spencer will reprise her role as Poppy Parnell for season two, which will unfold around a new case.

[03/05/20 - 01:09 PM]
Daytime Talk Show "The Steve Wilkos Show" Renewed Through 2022
The show currently is in its 13th season and celebrated its 2,000th episode on February 24.

[03/05/20 - 01:08 PM]
"Wynonna Earp" Season 4 to Feature Melanie Scrofano's Directorial Debut
Marathons of the cult favorite series begin tomorrow, March 6, on Syfy.

[03/05/20 - 01:01 PM]
The Kids Are Back! Amazon Prime Video to Bring Back "The Kids in the Hall" with New Episodes as First Canadian Amazon Original Series
With the return of all of the original "Kids," the 8-episode Amazon Original series, which will be a continuation of the original show, will be available to Prime members in Canada and around the world in more than 200 countries and territories.

[03/05/20 - 01:00 PM]
Netflix Announces Series Regulars for New Female-Driven Spy Thriller "In from the Cold"
The eight-episode series comes from director Ami Canaan Mann and writer Adam Glass.

[03/05/20 - 11:33 AM]
Dani Montalvo and Luke Humphrey Set to Star in Lifetime's Ripped From the Headlines Feature "I Was Lorena Bobbitt"
Following the premiere of the movie, Lifetime will run a PSA for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence featuring the actors and Lorena Bobbitt, as part of Lifetime's public affairs campaign, Stop Violence Against Women.

[03/05/20 - 10:33 AM]
Don't Miss a Special, Two-Hour "Super Nine" Episode of "The Masked Singer" Airing Wednesday, April 1
Plus: look for the show's first-ever sing-a-long special airing Tuesday, April 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/05/20 - 10:30 AM]
Season Three of Emmy(R) Award-Nominated "DuckTales" Premieres Saturday, April 4, on Disney XD and DisneyNOW
The new season finds the Duck family embarking on a globetrotting hunt for the world's greatest lost artifacts, with a secret organization from Scrooge's past, the Fiendish Organization for World Larceny (F.O.W.L.), trying to stop them at any cost.

[03/05/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Series Order for "Guilty Party"
Isla Fisher stars in the half-hour dark comedy as a discredited journalist desperate to salvage her career by latching on to the story of a young mother sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband, crimes she claims she didn't commit.

[03/05/20 - 09:35 AM]
HBO Teams Up with Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann to Develop Series Adaptation of Award-Winning Video Game "The Last of Us"
Based on the critically acclaimed video game "The Last of Us," developed by Naughty Dog exclusively for the PlayStation(R) platforms, the story takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed.

[03/05/20 - 09:15 AM]
Golden Globe(R) Winner Maura Tierney Joins the Cast of New Showtime Drama Series "Rust"
In addition, Bill Camp, David Alvarez, Alex Neustaedter and newcomer Julia Mayorga have been cast as series regulars.

[03/05/20 - 09:02 AM]
"Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Elections," Revealing Shocking Extent of Vulnerabilities in America's Voting Systems, Debuts March 26 on HBO
The film follows Finnish hacker and cyber security expert Harri Hursti as he travels around the world and across the U.S. to show how our election systems remain dangerously unprotected.

[03/05/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Bert Kreischer: Hey Big Boy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Look for the stand-up special Tuesday, March 17 on the streaming service.

[03/05/20 - 08:15 AM]
"Crank Yankers" Renewed for Additional 20 Episodes, Current Season Resumes March 17 After Season Premiere of "Tosh.0"
"We are thrilled that 'Crank Yankers' has been welcomed back so warmly and look forward to getting back to this important work," said Jimmy Kimmel.

[03/05/20 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Holds Onto Top Demo Spot
FOX wins the night among adults 18-49 while NBC remains the most-watched network.

[03/05/20 - 08:10 AM]
Science Channel to Premiere Two March Specials "Titanic: Conspiracy of Failure" and "Attila's Forbidden Tomb"
Look for said efforts on back-to-back Sundays beginning March 15.

[03/05/20 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Money Heist" Part 4 - Official Trailer - Netflix
New episodes roll out Friday, April 3 on the streaming service.







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[04/08/20 - 02:44 PM]
All-New Special "TMZ Investigates: Tiger King - What Really Went Down?" Premieres Monday, April 13 at 9/8c on FOX
The one-hour special explores outstanding questions about whether or not Joe Exotic is guilty, an inside look into Carole Baskin's husband's disappearance and the current status of the new investigation.

[04/08/20 - 02:30 PM]
Disney+ Paid Subscriber Count Surpasses 50 Million Milestone
In the past two weeks, Disney+ rolled out in eight Western European countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland.

[04/08/20 - 01:43 PM]
EPIX(R) to Premiere Six-Part Docuseries "Helter Skelter" on June 14
The project features never-before-accessed interviews from former family members and journalists first on the scene and in the courtroom, weaving these original narratives with archival footage and newly-unearthed images.

[04/08/20 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Celebrates the Legendary Garry Marshall - "The Happy Days of Garry Marshall" Airs Tuesday, May 12
Julie Andrews, Jennifer Garner, Richard Gere, Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Ron Howard, Jimmy Kimmel, Ashton Kutcher, Chris Pine, Julia Roberts, John Stamos and Henry Winkler are among those featured in the two-hour special.

[04/08/20 - 10:12 AM]
Lifetime Announces New "Married at First Sight" Self-Shot Spin-Off Series "Married at First Sight: Couples' Cam" Premiering May 20
Following the couples ongoing stories in real time, in the completely raw and self-shot show, the couples invite viewers into their homes via mounted cameras, diary cams and virtual group chats.

[04/08/20 - 10:05 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases "Homecoming" Season 2 Teaser Trailer
The critically-acclaimed series returns for its second season with a fresh new mystery and an exciting new star, Janelle Monáe.

[04/08/20 - 10:00 AM]
Nick Cannon to Host New Unscripted Series "The Masked Singer: After the Mask"
The four installments will feature major celebrity guests (remotely) discussing that night's best moments, stunts, games and impromptu musical performances.

[04/08/20 - 08:48 AM]
Builder, Designer and Mom-to-Be Jasmine Roth to Star in New Digital and On-Air Series for HGTV
"Help! I Wrecked My House" launches Wednesday, July 1 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[04/08/20 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Dramas Top Tight Demo Race
The network holds off ABC and NBC among adults 18-49.

[04/08/20 - 07:02 AM]
WarnerMedia Networks to Air "Sesame Street: Elmo's Playdate" Special Simultaneously Across Networks on Tuesday, April 14
HBO, HBO Latino, TBS, TNT, truTV, Cartoon Network and Boomerang will all carry the half-hour special at 7:00/6:00c.

[04/08/20 - 06:01 AM]
First Look: Steve Carell Is the Head of "Space Force," The Newly Formed Sixth Branch of the US Armed Forces
John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, Jimmy O. Yang, Diana Silvers, and Lisa Kudrow also star in the Netflix comedy series, created by Carell and Greg Daniels.

[04/08/20 - 03:20 AM]
Video: "Summertime" - Official Teaser - Netflix
One summer can change your life, whether you're ready or not.

[04/07/20 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 7
Updates include: Emmanuelle Chriqui cast as Lana Lang in The CW's "Superman & Lois."

[04/07/20 - 03:00 PM]
Netflix Welcomes a New Pet to the Family in an All-New Animated Series "Sharkdog"
The series follows 10 year old Max and his best friend Sharkdog - half shark, half dog, all appetite.

[04/07/20 - 12:34 PM]
Country Music's Biggest Stars Perform from Home on a Rebroadcast of "ACM Presents: Our Country," on Saturday, April 11 on CBS
The special originally aired this past Sunday on the network.