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[04/13/20 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 13
Updates include: ABC opens writers' room for anthology series "Women of the Movement," with the first season centered on Mamie Till.

[04/13/20 - 05:01 PM]
Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Alan Menken, Elle Fanning, Josh Groban, Darren Criss, Tori Kelly and Marcus Scribner Join Lineup for "The Disney Family Singalong," Thursday, April 16, on ABC
Previously announced celebrity guests include Christina Aguilera, Erin Andrews, Bobby Bones, Michael Bublé, Kristin Chenoweth, Auli'i Cravalho, Luke Evans, Jordan Fisher, Josh Gad, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba, Little Big Town, Donny Osmond, Thomas Rhett, Amber Riley, John Stamos, and many more.

[04/13/20 - 03:06 PM]
Video: YouTube Originals Debuts Official Trailer for "Dude Perfect: Backstage Pass," A New Documentary Revealing Dude Perfect's Incredible Rise to Fame
The documentary will be available to stream for free beginning May 11, only on YouTube.

[04/13/20 - 01:11 PM]
"Hannah Gadsby: Douglas" Premieres Globally on Netflix May 26, 2020
Having given herself her very own tough act to follow, she named her difficult second album after her eldest dog and took it for a walk across the planet, finishing up in Los Angeles and recording her second Netflix comedy special.

[04/13/20 - 01:09 PM]
Lifetime's "The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel" Debuts as Highest Rated Original Movie of the Year on All of Television with 2.7 Million Total Viewers
Lifetime spins the numbers for Saturday, April 11.

[04/13/20 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Hit Drama Series "9-1-1" and "9-1-1: Lone Star" for the Upcoming 2020-2021 Television Season
The series renewals allow "9-1-1" to enter its fourth season and "9-1-1 Lone Star" to return for a second season.

[04/13/20 - 12:01 PM]
USA Network Announces Two-Episode Premiere for "Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story" on June 2 at 9PM ET
Subsequent episodes of the eight-part series will air Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/13/20 - 11:25 AM]
Netflix Strikes First-Look Deal with Comic Book and Graphic Novel Publisher BOOM! Studios
The two are already partnering on the upcoming feature film "The Unsound" directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the graphic novel by Cullen Bunn and Jack T. Cole.

[04/13/20 - 11:06 AM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Uncovers the Illicit Affairs and Secret Scandals Hidden in the "Private Lives of the Monarchs"
The series returns Monday, May 18 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[04/13/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC to Present Coverage of All Three Days of the NFL Draft for the Second Straight Year, Thursday-Saturday, April 23-25
ESPN and NFL Network will combine to offer a singular presentation across both networks, while ABC will present its own distinctive, prime-time telecasts for Rounds 1-3, in addition to simulcasting the ESPN and NFL Network telecast of Rounds 4-7.

[04/13/20 - 10:14 AM]
Video: "Circus of Books" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Executive produced by Ryan Murphy, the film is the debut documentary from artist Rachel Mason.

[04/13/20 - 09:34 AM]
Quibi Announces Development of "Good Boys and True" Executive Produced by "Riverdale's" Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Based on Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's play which explores the dark side of privilege, the project follows six people drawn together by a disturbing videotape that surfaces on the campus of the elite preparatory academy St. Joe's School for Boys in the fall of 1988.

[04/13/20 - 09:30 AM]
CBS Announces "Survivor" Finale & "The Amazing Race" Premiere Dates
The current season of "Survivor" will wrap on May 13 while "The Amazing Race" returns the following Wednesday, May 20.

[04/13/20 - 09:23 AM]
National Geographic Announces Memorial Day Premiere for Limited Series "Barkskins" with Back-to-Back Episodes Over Four Weeks Beginning Monday, May 25, at 9/8c
The eight-part limited series, created by Elwood Reid and based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Annie Proulx, transports viewers to the wild frontier of the late 17th century.

[04/13/20 - 09:11 AM]
Video: "Dangerous Lies" Starring Camila Mendes - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a wealthy elderly man dies and unexpectedly leaves his estate to his new caregiver, she's drawn into a web of deception and murder.

[04/13/20 - 09:09 AM]
"Jimmy O. Yang: Good Deal" Premieres Friday, May 8, Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
Performed live at the Neptune Theater in Seattle, the special covers Jimmy's hilarious interactions with immigrant parents, his thoughts on Matt Damon, and whether ghosts will haunt one-bedroom apartments.

[04/13/20 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Remain on Top in Demos
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while the most-watched broadcaster is CBS.

[04/12/20 - 06:16 PM]
Netflix Introduces New Original Series "All of Us Are Dead," Based on Popular Korean Webtoon
The project is about a group of high school students who are faced with an extreme crisis situation when they become trapped in their school, while a zombie virus spreads like a wildfire.

[04/12/20 - 10:03 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Gets Boost from "Saturday Night Live at Home"
The network is the top draw in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[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.







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[05/29/20 - 12:31 PM]
Max Audiences Fall in Love with "Love Life" - HBO Max Accelerates Episode Release Schedule in Response to Strong Viewership
Next Thursday, June 4, episodes 4, 5 and 6 will be available to binge on HBO Max, and on Thursday, June 11, the final four episodes of the first season will be added.

[05/29/20 - 11:05 AM]
Disney+ Original "Diary of a Future President" Returns for a Second Season
The series has received a 10-episode order and will stream exclusively on Disney+.

[05/29/20 - 09:32 AM]
HBO Max Acquires Exclusive Streaming Rights to Hit Comedy "Young Sheldon" in Deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
"In order for Sheldon Cooper to visit his younger self, he would need to manipulate spacetime. All you actually need is HBO Max," said Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro.

[05/29/20 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Stays on Top with "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The Alphabet once again wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/29/20 - 07:01 AM]
BYUtv Premieres Free Fun-Filled Scripted Shows for Entire Family this Summer
Highlights include the exclusive U.S. airing of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's action-adventure series "Itch."

[05/29/20 - 03:14 AM]
Video: "Curon" - Official Trailer - Netflix
17 years after the tragic events that forced her to leave Curon, a woman returns home with her twin children.

[05/29/20 - 01:09 AM]
Netflix Announcing the Cast of Icelandic Series "Katla" by Acclaimed Director Baltasar Kormakur
One year after the outbreak of a violent eruption of the subglacial volcano Katla, the peace and tranquility in the small town of Vík has been dramatically disturbed with the eruption still active.

[05/28/20 - 04:06 PM]
Season 2 of "Dishmantled" Is Coming Soon to Quibi
The Tituss Burgess-hosted series will be back on the streaming service.

[05/28/20 - 04:04 PM]
Video: "Japan Sinks: 2020" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From director Masaaki Yuasa, the project marks the first anime adaptation of the bestselling science fiction novel by Sakyo Komatsu.

[05/28/20 - 02:36 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights "Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020"
Said event is inspired by Laura Benanti's online movement #SunshineSongs, in which she offered to be an audience for the students around the country whose spring musicals were cancelled because of COVID-19.

[05/28/20 - 01:52 PM]
National Geographic Celebrates Three-Year Anniversary of Alex Honnold's Historic Ascent of El Capitan with a "Jared Leto Cinema Club" Virtual Viewing Party of "Free Solo" on Wednesday, June 3, at Noon PT
Leto will also be releasing a "Free Solo"-inspired T-shirt with 100% of the profits being donated to two organizations - the Honnold Foundation and Partners in Health.

[05/28/20 - 12:20 PM]
Apple Orders "Hedy Lamarr," Starring and Executive Produced by Gal Gadot
The project, written and executive produced by Golden Globe Award winner Sarah Treem, was previously set up at Showtime.

[05/28/20 - 11:24 AM]
Oxygen's "Snapped" to Unravel the Infamous Case of Betty Broderick Premiering Wednesday, July 15, at 8PM ET/PT
Convicted of murdering her ex-husband, Dan Broderick and his new wife, Linda Broderick on November 5, 1989, "Snapped" investigates the tale of a woman scorned, a shattered family, and a violent double-murder. For a sneak peek,

[05/28/20 - 11:17 AM]
All-New "American Chopper" Special Brings Motorcycle Mania Back to Discovery Channel, Airing Tuesday, June 9
The infamous father-son duo have been on a wild ride, and now after spending years trying to rebuild their fractured relationship, they return to the garage where it all started in hopes of building a custom bike together for the first time in over a decade.

[05/28/20 - 11:15 AM]
Giada De Laurentiis Invites Viewers Inside for Food, Family and Behind-the-Scenes Fun in "Giada at Home 2.0"
In this intimate six-episode series, Giada welcomes viewers into her kitchen for her favorite recipes for easy, casual summer entertaining, tips for every meal and some behind-the-scenes fun with her family.