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[04/11/20 - 09:15 AM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Planet Earth with Specials Featuring Zac Efron, Forrest Galante, and Josh Gates on April 22
Highlights include "The Story of Plastic," a sweeping look at the man-made crisis of plastic pollution and the worldwide effect it has on the health of our planet and the people who inhabit it

[04/11/20 - 08:35 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with "Shark Tank"
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS is the evening's most-watched broadcaster.

[04/10/20 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 10
Updates include: WarnerMedia confirms "Friends" reunion special won't be ready for HBO Max launch; and Annabel Oakes to spearhead "Grease: Rydell High," also at HBO Max.

[04/10/20 - 03:41 PM]
Animal Planet Delivers Bronx Zoo Tiger & COVID-19 Update in an Extended Episode of "The Zoo" on Saturday, April 11
On April 5, the Bronx Zoo and USDA announced that three veterinary labs confirmed that Nadia, a four-year-old Malayan tiger, tested positive for COVID-19.

[04/10/20 - 02:43 PM]
BET Joins Forces with Bishop T.D. Jakes & The Potter's House to Bring Easter Service to Families Around the World
"The Light, An Easter Production" airs this Sunday, April 12 at 10 AM ET/PT commercial-free on BET.

[04/10/20 - 12:06 PM]
AMC Launches Weekly Series "Friday Night In with The Morgans" Hosted by Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton Morgan Premiering April 17 at 10:00PM ET/9C
Christian Serratos, Sarah Wayne Callies, Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton, Dr. Sharagim Kemp, Jensen Ackles and Danneel Ackles are among the upcoming guests.

[04/10/20 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Celebrates "Insecure" Season Four with Virtual Block Party on Premiere Night
Starting this Sunday at 8:00/7:00c, the four-part lineup will feature a Q&A with Issa Rae and the cast on her Instagram Live, an Instagram Live DJ set with Zaytoven, and a live Twitter watch party hosted by Rae.

[04/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
Be Our Guest for an Unforgettable Night of Music on "The Disney Family Singalong," Thursday, April 16, at 8:00 p.m. on ABC
The nationwide singalong event will feature celebrities with their families as they take on their favorite Disney tunes from their homes.

[04/10/20 - 09:08 AM]
Video: "Let's Roll with Tony Greenhand" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The (joint) artist is present in the streaming service's new entry, premiering Monday, April 13.

[04/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
VH1 Launches Event Series "RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race" Premiering Friday, April 24th at 9:30pm ET/PT
During this four-part event series, the audience must tune-in to find out which film, music, television, and comedy stars will be featured in the competition.

[04/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Dead to Me" - Season 2 Teaser & Date Announcement - Netflix
The series returns Friday, May 8 on the streaming service.

[04/10/20 - 08:17 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grey's Anatomy" Finale Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/10/20 - 08:14 AM]
"Amy Schumer Learns to Cook" to Premiere on Food Network - A New Self-Shot Series with Chef and Husband Chris Fischer
The series, which will be entirely self-shot on location, will give a behind-the-scenes look at their life during these unprecedented times.

[04/10/20 - 08:06 AM]
Video: "Reno 911" - 4.10 Zoom Morning Briefing - Quibi
New episodes of "Reno 911" are officially coming to Quibi on May 4.

[04/10/20 - 07:05 AM]
Science Channel Investigates the Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Masada in All-New Special
"Dead Sea Scrolls: The Doomsday Prophecy" premieres this Sunday, April 12 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[04/10/20 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Elba vs. Block" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Idris Elba and Ken Block are going head to head in a hilarious, action packed rivalry as they pit cars against each other through increasingly outrageous stunts to prove whose car, and which driver, is the best.

[04/10/20 - 06:02 AM]
"Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill" Premieres Globally on Netflix May 5, 2020
The special features a spectacular arrival to the Beacon Theatre in New York City, and showcases Seinfeld's sharp angles on everyday life, uncovering comedy in the commonplace.

[04/10/20 - 05:19 AM]
Video: "Too Hot to Handle" - Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The streaming service's latest reality entry puts to the test whether these hot singletons can find emotional connection without the sex.

[04/09/20 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 9
Updates include: CBS Access eyes TV series based on Alena Dillon's novel "Mercy House," from Corinne Brinkerhoff and Amy Schumer.

[04/09/20 - 02:01 PM]
"The Tiger King and I" - A "Tiger King" After Show Hosted by Joel McHale and Featuring Brand New Interviews - Will Premiere April 12
John Reinke, Joshua Dial, John Finlay, Saff, Erik Cowie, Rick Kirkman, and Jeff and Lauren Lowe are among those featured.

[04/09/20 - 01:35 PM]
Science Channel Celebrates Hubble Space Telescope's Landmark 30th Anniversary with All-New Special Featuring Stories from Leading Figures in Space
"Hubble: Thirty Years of Discovery," a two-hour special, premieres Sunday, April 19 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/09/20 - 11:43 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" to Air Remotely Produced New Content on Saturday, April 11
Show elements will include "Weekend Update" and other original content from "SNL" cast members.

[04/09/20 - 11:12 AM]
When Are My CW Faves Back with New Episodes? (Revised)
"Supergirl" will now return on May 3 instead of the previously announced April 26.

[04/09/20 - 11:02 AM]
Nickelodeon Inks Deal with Scooter Braun's SB Projects for "The Beatbuds" Animated Preschool Series
Written by Evan Sinclair, the 10 episode short-form series will begin production this summer and premiere on Nickelodeon's preschool platforms in 2021.

[04/09/20 - 10:56 AM]
Video: "Fight Like a Girl" - Official Trailer - Quibi
There's a WWE superstar in all of us.

[04/09/20 - 10:01 AM]
truTV's "Tirdy Works" Premieres Tuesday, May 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
The half-hour series set in a small rural town with four paved roads and a booming moose turd business.

[04/09/20 - 10:00 AM]
"Betty" Debuts May 1 - Based on Crystal Moselle's Critically Acclaimed Feature "Skate Kitchen"
The HBO comedy features Dede Lovelace, Moonbear, Nina Moran, Ajani Russell, and Rachelle Vinberg, who all starred in the original film.

[04/09/20 - 09:15 AM]
ABC to Shift "Station 19" to Later Time Period Beginning April 16
Beginning next Thursday, look for "Station 19" at 9:00/8:00c leading into "How to Get Away with Murder"; while the 8:00/7:00c hour remains to be announced.

[04/09/20 - 09:00 AM]
Fuse Media Unveils Line-Up of Music Culture-Focused Content to Engage and Empower Its Young, Multicultural Audience
Returning series include "Made From Scratch," "Sugar and Toys" and "That White People Shit."

[04/09/20 - 08:27 AM]
Video: "The Half of It" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film, from writer/director Alice Wu, premieres Friday, May 1.

[04/09/20 - 08:13 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "Masked Singer" Hold Off ABC, "Modern Family" Finale
The network wins the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[04/09/20 - 07:32 AM]
Acclaimed HLN Docu-Series, "Death Row Stories", Returns for Season 5 with More Gripping Tales of the U.S. Capital Punishment System
The series returns with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, April 19.

[04/09/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Stranger" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Dane DeHaan and Maika Monroe star in the series, from executive producer Veena Sud.

[04/09/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "After Life" - Season 2 Official Trailer - Netflix
Still struggling with immense grief after the death of his wife, Tony (Ricky Gervais) is trying to turn over a new leaf.

[04/09/20 - 06:06 AM]
"The Simpsons" Animated Short Film "Maggie Simpson in 'Playdate with Destiny'" Streams Tomorrow on Disney+
Originally released in theatres before "Onward," "Maggie Simpson in 'Playdate with Destiny'" builds on the success of the franchise's 2013 Academy Award-nominated film, "Maggie Simpson in 'The Longest Daycare,'" which will also begin streaming on Disney+ later this month.

[04/09/20 - 03:05 AM]
Video: "Medici: The Magnificent" - Final Season - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series, due on May 1, shows the journey of a man who falls many times before he can find himself again.

[04/08/20 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 8
Updates include: Disney+ looks to reboot "Doogie Howser, M.D."; Zakiya Dalila Harris brings "The Other Black Girl" TV take to Hulu; and Erik Valdez latest cast in The CW's "Superman & Lois."

[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 - 01:16 PM]
"Valeria" Premieres on May 8th
The new original Spanish series by Netflix is based on the novels by Elísabet Benavent, published by Penguin Random House Editorial Group, and that has sold nearly a million copies.

[04/08/20 - 12:01 PM]
BET Rallies to Support Communities of Color Most Impacted By COVID-19 Pandemic with New Television Special, Relief Fund, Digital News Programs, and Community Partnerships
The "Saving Our Selves: A BET COVID-19 Relief Effort" broadcast special, will air on Wednesday, April 22 at 8:00/7:00c.

[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 - 10:50 AM]
Farm Aid and AXS TV Partner to Broadcast and Stream at Home with Farm Aid on Saturday, April 11 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The hour-long live event reunites Farm Aid president Willie Nelson, joined by his sons Lukas and Micah, with fellow music legends and Farm Aid board members Mellencamp, Young, and Matthews for an intimate performance to raise funds and awareness for farmers impacted by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

[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 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Agua Donkeys" - Official Trailer - Quibi
MP Cunningham and Jeremy Jackson star in the comedy series, due on Monday, April 13.

[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.







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[06/03/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Keeps NBC on Top
The network's summer mainstay leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/02/20 - 12:28 PM]
BET Unveils Series of Programming Addressing Systemic Racism, the Violence Faced by Black People in America and the Solutions to Help Move the Country Forward
The first in this series, the BET News special "Justice Now: A BET News Special," will feature leading African American voices in activism, politics and entertainment.

[06/02/20 - 08:15 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Push NBC in Front
The Peacock network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/02/20 - 08:00 AM]
ABC News' One-Hour Special "America in Pain: What Comes Next?" Airs Tonight, Tuesday, June 2 at 9 p.m. EDT
The one-hour program will be anchored by "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts, "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and "Nightline" co-anchor Byron Pitts, and feature reporting by ABC News' wide network of correspondents.

[06/02/20 - 04:01 AM]
WGN America Announces Anchor Teams and Correspondents for Prime-Time National Newscast "News Nation" Launching September 1
"News Nation" will air daily from 8 p.m. ET to 11 p.m. ET, and will draw on the local, regional, and national expertise of Nexstar's 5,400 journalists in 110 local newsrooms across the country.

[06/01/20 - 11:31 AM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Returns to NBC on Sunday, June 7 with Five New Episodes
Five-time Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch will welcome some of her favorite celebrity friends at her summer beach house for more fun challenges and games.

[06/01/20 - 09:45 AM]
Syrinthia Studer Named Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films
A 20-year industry veteran, Studer most recently served as Paramount Pictures' Executive Vice President, Worldwide Acquisitions.

[06/01/20 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
Breaking news coverage was featured in various markets on all networks during primetime.

[06/01/20 - 06:01 AM]
WWE(R) Introduces the New Free Version of WWE(R) Network
"The launch of WWE Network's Free Version is a key component of our company's digitization strategy and a new way for all fans to be able to experience premium WWE content," said Jayar Donlan.

[05/31/20 - 04:58 PM]
Netflix Confirms Premiere of New K-Drama "Record of Youth" for 2nd Half of 2020
Park Bo-gum stars as Sa Hye-jun, a pragmatic and ambitious young man, who is an aspiring model/actor juggling idealism with the reality of everyday life.

[05/31/20 - 09:08 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Night of Repeats
Second runs of "The Last Dance" and "The Rookie" put the Alphabet on top last night.

[05/30/20 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers; Shares Demo Crown with FOX
A repeat of "Shark Tank" sparks the Alphabet to victory in both categories.

[05/29/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 29
Updates include: Cush Jumbo to depart "The Good Fight" on CBS All Access; Quibi renews Jennifer Lopez-produced "Thanks a Million"; and Ade Chike Torbert to recur on Starz's "Power Book III: Raising Kanan."

[05/29/20 - 04:50 PM]
Video: "Alexa & Katie" Part 4 Trailer - Netflix Futures
The final season of "Alexa & Katie" arrives Saturday, June 13.

[05/29/20 - 03:00 PM]
Apple Unveils First Look at New Original Comedy Series "Ted Lasso," Starring Jason Sudeikis
In the series, due on August 14, Sudeikis plays a small-time college football coach from Kansas hired to coach a professional soccer team in England, despite having no experience coaching soccer.