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[04/30/20 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 30
Updates include: USA pulls the plug on newcomer "Dare Me"; and Carrie Coon to take over for Amanda Peet in HBO's "The Gilded Age."

[04/30/20 - 06:16 PM]
Video: E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Mid-Season Supertease
New episodes return this September on the cable channel.

[04/30/20 - 05:02 PM]
NBC Special "Feeding America Comedy Festival" Uses Laughter as Secret Weapon Against Hunger
Scheduled to appear: Jack Black, Cedric the Entertainer, Billy Crystal, Brad Garrett, Whoopi Goldberg, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, George Lopez, Howie Mandel, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Kenan Thompson and more.

[04/30/20 - 05:00 PM]
All-New Unscripted Series "Celebrity Watch Party," Premiering Thursday, May 7, on FOX
Among the participants: Rob Lowe, Meghan Trainor, Joe Buck, Raven-Symoné, Master P and Romeo, JoJo Siwa, Steve Wozniak, Curtis Stone, and Robert and Kym Herjavec.

[04/30/20 - 04:32 PM]
"The Voice" to Broadcast First-Ever Remote Live Shows with Carson Daly Hosting from Stage Beginning the Week of Monday, May 4
Then on Tuesday, May 5, four artists, one from each team, will be revealed as safe by America's votes.

[04/30/20 - 12:00 PM]
NASCAR Returns to Racing with Events at Darlington, Charlotte
NASCAR today announced it will return to racing on May 17, which will kick off a slate of races that includes seven events in three series at two race tracks - Darlington Raceway and Charlotte Motor Speedway.

[04/30/20 - 11:01 AM]
The 2020 "E! People's Choice Awards" to Air on Sunday, November 15 from 9-11 ET/PT
Airing in over 160 countries, the global, fan-driven award show celebrates the year's best in movies, TV, music and pop culture.

[04/30/20 - 10:36 AM]
ESPN's Phil Dean Named New "Monday Night Football" Producer
Dean joined ESPN in 1992 and has been one of the company's top producers since being promoted to the position in 1999.

[04/30/20 - 10:30 AM]
Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba Are Turning Up the Heat This Summer as "L.A.'s Finest" Returns to Spectrum Originals on Monday, June 8
The series, which launched on Spectrum Originals in May 2019, earned major street cred as it locked up over 3.4 million viewers to date and has been the #1 viewed series on the Spectrum On Demand platform.

[04/30/20 - 09:36 AM]
Video: E!'s "The Bradshaw Bunch" Starring Terry Bradshaw - New Promo Available Now
Legendary quarterback, Emmy(R)-winning television-broadcast icon, actor, and championship quarter horse breeder Terry Bradshaw is ready to steal America's hearts as E! greenlights the comedic docu-series "The Bradshaw Bunch," coming soon on E!.

[04/30/20 - 09:30 AM]
Disney Junior Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with New Episodes of "Mira, Royal Detective" and On-Air Interstitials
Highlighting key cultural themes like the importance of family, food and traditions, the episodes will premiere the first three Fridays in May.

[04/30/20 - 09:16 AM]
From the Twisted Mind of Executive Producer Ryan Reynolds and Hosted by Adam Scott - "Don't" Premieres on ABC, Thursday, June 11
In each episode, members of a four-person team strive to accomplish various challenges, such as "Don't Blink," "Don't Look Back" and "Don't Play Ball in the House," as they work together to build their bank.

[04/30/20 - 09:06 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu's "Ramy" Season Two
All 10 episodes of season two premiere on Friday, May 29.

[04/30/20 - 08:29 AM]
AXS TV Presents a Special Performance by CeeLo Green on "At Home and Social," Airing Monday, May 11 at 8 P.M. ET
Known for his uncompromising style and signature vocals that have fueled unforgettable hits such as "Crazy," "Cry Baby," and "Forget You," among many others, Green has long-established himself as one of music's most influential and dynamic artists.

[04/30/20 - 08:19 AM]
Ina Garten Is Back with Fresh Spring Recipes for Home Cooks in Brand-New Season of "Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro"
Shot on-location at her home in East Hampton, New York, Ina opens up her kitchen each week to help viewers cooks with confidence no matter their level of expertise.

[04/30/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Cruises to Demo Victory
FOX's reality entry easily wins the night among adults 18-49.

[04/30/20 - 08:04 AM]
TV One's Acclaimed Series "Unsung" Ranks #1 on Cable in 10 P.M. Timeslot During Its Premiere Run
TV One further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[04/30/20 - 08:04 AM]
Video: Lifetime Releases Trailer for "I Was Lorena Bobbitt" Premiering Memorial Day
Starring Dani Montalvo and Luke Humphrey as the controversial couple Lorena and John Bobbitt, the film follows Lorena's account leading up to that fateful day as Lorena also serves as executive producer and on-screen narrator.

[04/30/20 - 08:02 AM]
HBO and RAI Renew "My Brilliant Friend" for a Third Season
Season three will be based on "Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay," Elena Ferrante's third book in the series.

[04/30/20 - 08:02 AM]
Bravo's "Summer House" Joins "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen: @Home" for a Virtual Reunion on Wednesday, May 6, at 10PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen "virtually" sits down with roommates Kyle Cooke, Amanda Batula, Carl Radke, Lindsay Hubbard, Paige DeSorbo, Hannah Berner, Jules Daoud, and Luke Gulbranson to look back on the season's juiciest and most drama-filled moments.

[04/30/20 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours to Kill" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This hour-long special showcases more of Seinfeld's sharp angles on everyday life.

[04/30/20 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Magic for Humans" - Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Justin Willman is back with an all new season on Friday, May 15.

[04/30/20 - 07:08 AM]
HGTV Picks Up Self-Shot Home Organization Series "Hot Mess House"
The four-episode series is slated to premiere in June 2020.

[04/30/20 - 05:26 AM]
Netflix Announces "Jiva!" as Its Next African Original Series
The drama series follows the life of the talented street dancer Ntombi, who while juggling the demands of a dead end job, family responsibility and a rocky love life realizes that her dance moves could be her ticket out of her working class neighborhood in Durban.

[04/30/20 - 02:25 AM]
Exclusive Chinese Series "The Victims' Game" Debuts Worldwide Today
The Netflix crime based series is set in the local investigation environment of Taiwan, providing a brand-new vision to audiences throughout the world in a narrative way like no other.

[04/30/20 - 02:24 AM]
Nanna Blondell & Anastasios Soulis Starring "Red Dot" - The First Swedish Netflix Feature Film
The film follows David (Anastasios Soulis) and Nadja (Nanna Blondell), a couple in their late twenties, who've been struggling with their marriage.

[04/29/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 29
Updates include: Hulu lands U.S. rights to "In My Skin," from BBC Studios; and Judy Greer, Steve Guttenberg to star in "Good Boy" for Hulu's "Into the Dark" franchise.

[04/29/20 - 06:24 PM]
"Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020," A Graduation Tribute to Our Nation's High School Seniors, to Air Saturday, May 16 at 8 P.M. ET/PT, 7 P.M. CT
ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC will simultaneously air the special along with leading entertainment, social media and streaming platforms.

[04/29/20 - 12:38 PM]
Animal Planet's "Crikey! It's the Irwins: Bindi's Wedding" Delivers Record Series Ratings on April 18
Animal Planet further spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/29/20 - 12:32 PM]
HGTV Greenlights "House Hunters: LOL" with Candid Commentary from Socially Distanced Celebrity Comedians
The six half-hour episodes are slated to premiere in June.

[04/29/20 - 12:01 PM]
Faith-Based Musical Film "A Week Away" Lands at Netflix
Bailee Madison, Kevin Quinn, Sherri Shepherd and David Koechner star alongside newcomers Jahbril Cook, Kat Conner Sterling and Iain Tucker.

[04/29/20 - 11:31 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Adds Two New Unscripted Series to Its Popular Saturday Night Lineup Premiering May 16
"Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant" and "Girlfriends Check In" will air back-to-back on Saturday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/29/20 - 11:31 AM]
National Geographic Announces Special Linear Presentation of Its Disney+ Hit Series, "The World According to Jeff Goldblum"
The series will make its U.S. linear television debut on Monday, May 11 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[04/29/20 - 11:21 AM]
MotorTrend's Top Stars Are "Working from Home" in Brand New, Self-Shot Series
Ant Anstead, Fred Williams, Faye Hadley and David Freiburger are among the featured participants.

[04/29/20 - 11:11 AM]
Make It an Affair to Remember with "ABC Prom Night," Featuring Themed Season Finales of Wednesday Comedies "The Goldbergs," "Schooled" and "American Housewife"
Leading up to the multi-episode event, a bevy of prom-tastic resources will be made available across official ABC social platforms to help you prepare for your at-home celebration.

[04/29/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Dates for Two New Reality Series, "Game On!" and "Tough as Nails"
Newcomer "Game On!" premieres Wednesday, May 20, replacing "The Amazing Race," which will return later in 2020.

[04/29/20 - 09:18 AM]
Relive the Most Dramatic Seasons in Bachelor History on "The Bachelor: The Most Unforgettable - Ever!," Hosted by Chris Harrison, Beginning Monday, June 8, on ABC
The weekly retrospectives will also include virtual catch-ups with fan-favorite Bachelor alumni, checking on the latest in their lives after their final rose.

[04/29/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Crossing Swords" Teaser Announcement
The animated series drops Friday, June 12 on Hulu.

[04/29/20 - 08:13 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Crown
The Eye however is the most-watched network overall last night.

[04/29/20 - 08:08 AM]
Gordon Ramsay Returns, Serving Up Bigger and Bolder Adventures in Global Culinary Expedition Series "Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted"
The multi-Michelin-star chef and Ironman athlete continues his adventure across the globe in his relentless pursuit of culinary inspiration.

[04/29/20 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Hanna" Season 2 Teaser Trailer Debut
All eight episodes will premiere globally on Prime Video on Friday, July 3.

[04/29/20 - 07:09 AM]
Roger Mooking Takes Viewers from Their Couches to the Hottest Spots Cooking with Fire on the New Season of "Man Fire Food"
New episodes return Wednesday, May 20 at 9:00/8:00c on Cooking Channel.

[04/29/20 - 07:00 AM]
Michael Ouweleen Named President, Adult Swim
This summer, Ouweleen will move full time into his newly created role at Adult Swim and report to Tom Ascheim who is joining Warner Bros. as President, Kids, Young Adults and Classics.

[04/29/20 - 06:10 AM]
National Football League and Amazon Renew and Expand Streaming Partnership
Additionally, the NFL and Amazon announced an agreement to exclusively stream one regular season game globally on Prime Video and Twitch, which will be played on a Saturday in the second half of the 2020 NFL regular season.

[04/29/20 - 06:01 AM]
TBS Picks Up the Iconic Extreme Obstacle Course Series "Wipeout"
The network has ordered 20 episodes of the international sensation that features contestants competing in wildly creative and hilariously out-of-the box obstacle courses.

[04/29/20 - 05:22 AM]
Netflix Partners with Denmark's DR to Bring the Acclaimed TV Series "Borgen" Back to Screens
For the first time ever, the first three seasons of "Borgen" will be available on Netflix globally later this year, with brand new episodes of the critically acclaimed political drama landing on the service in 2022.

[04/29/20 - 04:51 AM]
ABC Announces All-New "The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II," Airing Sunday, May 10
Nearly 13 million people across the nation were united in song by "The Disney Family Singalong," a Disney Magic Moment celebrating family and music that aired Thursday, April 16, on ABC.

[04/28/20 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 28
Updates include: Julian Gant joins Mayim Bialik and Swoosie Kurtz in FOX's comedy "Call Me Kat."

[04/28/20 - 05:50 PM]
NBC's Hit Athletic Competition Series "The Titan Games" Will Premiere Monday, May 25
Executive produced and hosted by Dwayne Johnson, the series offers everyday people a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in epic head-to-head challenges designed to test the mind, body and heart.

[04/28/20 - 02:27 PM]
ESPN Airs Television's Most-Watched Programming Among Multiple Key Demos Between April 23-26
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday through Sunday, April 23-26.







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[02/03/23 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 3
Updates include: "The Flash" taps trio to return for final season; Netflix's "Eric" rounds out cast; and Cliff Curtis is bound for Apple's "Chief of War."

[02/03/23 - 12:13 PM]
Truth and Rumors Go Head to Head on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Potomac" Three-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, Feb. 19 at 8 P.M. ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen returns to the couch with Gizelle Bryant, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Dr. Wendy Osefo, Mia Thornton, and friends Charrisse Jackson Jordan and Jacqueline Blake to reflect on a season full of shocking rumors and fractured friendships.

[02/03/23 - 12:00 PM]
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Music's Biggest Night will be broadcast live from Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles Sunday, February 5 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network, and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[02/03/23 - 11:54 AM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of February 13 and February 20
Concurrent premieres include "Death by Fame," "The Playboy Murders," "See No Evil" and "Evil Lives Here."

[02/03/23 - 10:35 AM]
ESPN's "NFL Live" Delivers Show's Best Monthly Viewership in More than Six Years, January Continues Impressive Streak of Audience Accolades
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[02/03/23 - 10:01 AM]
Hello Again, Wisconsin! Netflix Orders Second Season of Hit Comedy "That '90s Show"
Season one premiered on January 19 and immediately reached Netflix's Top 10 English TV list in 35 countries, with more than 41 million hours viewed.

[02/03/23 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Original Documentary "Love to Love You, Donna Summer" Debuts May 2023
The film is an in-depth look at the iconic artist as she creates music that takes her from the avant-garde music scene in Germany, to the glitter and bright lights of dance clubs in New York, to worldwide acclaim, her voice and artistry becoming the defining soundtrack of an era.

[02/03/23 - 09:18 AM]
FOX Sports Unveils Expansive 2023 Daytona Speedweeks Broadcaster Lineup, Highlighted by Network's 20th Daytona 500
FOX Sports today announces its premier broadcaster lineup for the 2023 Daytona Speedweeks and NASCAR's 75th anniversary season, highlighted by a slate of veteran FOX NASCAR voices and a proven, compelling rotation of guest analysts.

[02/03/23 - 09:15 AM]
Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Chris Stapleton Will Perform at "The 65th Annual Grammy Awards"
Trevor Noah returns as host for the third consecutive year.

[02/03/23 - 09:08 AM]
"The Terminal List" Universe Expands - Prime Video Confirms Season Two, Starring Chris Pratt, and Orders New Taylor Kitsch Led Origin Series
Pratt will appear in both series, which are co-produced by Amazon Studios and Civic Center Media, in association with MRC Television.

[02/03/23 - 09:03 AM]
"Marcella Arguello: Bitch, Grow Up!" Debuts February 10 on HBO Max
This Galentine's Day, tune in to watch Marcella Arguello, one of Los Angeles' most exciting Latinx comedians, deliver a night of unadulterated laughter.

[02/03/23 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Rob Lowe & John Owen Lowe Play Father & Son on "Unstable" - Netflix
An introverted son must work for his successful, wildly eccentric father in order to save his dad - and his company - from disaster.

[02/03/23 - 09:01 AM]
Video: CNN Films Releases Trailer, Premiere Date and Key Art for "Glitch: The Rise & Fall of HQ Trivia" Broadcast on CNN
Presented by CNN Films and HBO Max, in association with Left/Right, this timely documentary chronicles the tech-fueled rise and Fyre-style fall of HQ Trivia, the revolutionary "game show on your phone" app that went viral, swept the nation, then crashed and burned.

[02/03/23 - 08:00 AM]
TBS Awards $25,000 to Four Grand Prize Winners of the Second Annual TBS HBCU Cash Out Contest
Presented by TBS/TNT/truTV's MORE Initiative, the interactive social media contest aims to financially empower recent graduates of historically black colleges and universities.

[02/03/23 - 07:51 AM]
New Daytime Series "Secret Sauce with Todd Graves" Premieres on A&E on Saturday, March 4th at 1pm
In the series, Todd Graves, the CEO of Raising Cane's and self-described fry cook and cashier, meets people from all walks of life to learn about their paths to success.