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[05/04/20 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 4
Updates include: CBS shutters pilots "Fun," "The Lincoln Lawyer"; showrunners named for Peacock's "Battlestar Galactica," HBO's "Demimonde"; and Robert Rodriguez, Peyton Reed revealed as directors on "The Mandalorian."

[05/04/20 - 03:01 PM]
Skydance Television Makes Exclusive Overall Deal with Nick Santora
Santora currently serves as showrunner and executive producer on the studio's upcoming series "Jack Reacher" for Amazon Prime.

[05/04/20 - 02:36 PM]
NBCUniversal Announces New Organizational Structure
The new structure, which is effective immediately, closely aligns NBCUniversal's television networks - including NBC Entertainment, Telemundo, the cable entertainment networks, International Networks as well as the new streaming service, Peacock, under one division led by Mark Lazarus.

[05/04/20 - 02:00 PM]
"The Last Dance" Continues Impressive Run, Averages 5.8 Million Viewers Across First 6 Episode Premieres
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, May 3.

[05/04/20 - 12:57 PM]
Lace Up Those Geek Gloves! "Syfy Wire's The Great Debate" Launches Thursday, June 18 on Syfy
Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn hosts the unfiltered and unabashed new series.

[05/04/20 - 11:54 AM]
"Building Giants" Returns to Science Channel and Shows How World's Most Impressive Superstructures Are Built and Operate
Science Channel's popular series returns for an all-new season, exploring the world's most advanced superstructures, on Wednesday, May 6 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/04/20 - 11:26 AM]
HGTV Orders Second Season of Blockbuster Hit Series "Celebrity IOU"
In the second season, tentatively slated to premiere in early 2021, additional Hollywood A-listers will express deep gratitude to individuals who had a major impact on their lives - surprising them with big, heartwarming home renovations that bring everyone to tears.

[05/04/20 - 10:01 AM]
AMC Greenlights Four Additional Episodes of Popular Video-Chat-Based Series "Friday Night in with The Morgans" Hosted by Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton Morgan
This week's guests will include Paul Rudd and his wife, Julie Rudd, and Kelly Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos.

[05/04/20 - 10:00 AM]
Six-Part Documentary Series "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" Debuts June 28
The project is based on the book of the same name and explores writer Michelle McNamara's investigation into the dark world of a violent predator she dubbed the Golden State Killer.

[05/04/20 - 10:00 AM]
"The Greatest #StayAtHome Videos," Hosted by Cedric The Entertainer, to Be Broadcast Friday, May 15 on CBS
The special will feature the full spectrum of the best videos made during our country's collective experience together - from the humorous and the heartwarming to the most inspirational.

[05/04/20 - 09:34 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look from New Docu-Series "Outcry"
Originally scheduled to debut on Friday, April 3, the five-part investigative documentary series will now launch on Sunday, July 5.

[05/04/20 - 09:32 AM]
Dwayne Johnson Reveals World-Class Pro Athletes to Join NBC's "The Titan Games" Season Two
Claressa Shields, Joe Thomas, Victor Cruz, Hannah Teter, Jessie Graff, and Tyron Woodley have all accepted the challenge to join the competition.

[05/04/20 - 09:15 AM]
Starz Names Christina Davis President, Original Programming
Davis previously served as Executive Vice President, Drama Series Development, CBS Entertainment, a role she held from 2009 - 2017.

[05/04/20 - 09:04 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Additional Casting for "The Twilight Zone" Season Two
Kylie Bunbury, Sky Ferreira, Topher Grace, David Krumholtz, Greta Lee, Thomas Lennon, Natalie Martinez, Brandon Jay McLaren, Gretchen Mol, Paula Newsome, Tawny Newsome, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Paul F. Tompkins and Damon Wayans Jr. are the latest on tap.

[05/04/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "The Big Flower Fight" - Season One Official Trailer - Netflix
In the series, 10 pairs of amateur gardeners from around the world push their skills to the limit as they compete to create stunning, supersized floral sculptures.

[05/04/20 - 09:01 AM]
Lockdown with Travel Channel's New Four-Part Miniseries "Ghost Adventures: Quarantine," Beginning Thursday, June 11 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
In the stunt, Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Jay Wasley and Billy Tolley quarantine themselves for two weeks inside Zak Bagans' Haunted Museum in Las Vegas.

[05/04/20 - 08:15 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "American Idol" Stay on Top in Demos
The Alphabet wins the evening among adults 18-49 while CBS pulls in front in total viewers.

[05/04/20 - 08:15 AM]
Awesomeness Bolsters Originals with Two New Reality Series, "The Click" and "Date Drop," in Remote Production
Production is underway on both series, with premieres scheduled to roll out in June on the AwesomenessTV YouTube channel.

[05/04/20 - 08:01 AM]
A "Too Hot to Handle" Reunion Episode Premieres This Friday and Features Brand-New Joint Cast Interviews
Desiree Burch will host the new installment of the Netflix series.

[05/04/20 - 08:01 AM]
RuPaul, "Come on Down" to "The Price Is Right!" The Emmy Award Winner, Television Host, Actor and Model Will Play Alongside Contestants During "The Price Is Right at Night" Primetime Special, Monday, May 11 on CBS
RuPaul will be playing to raise money for the charity Planned Parenthood while the contestants will have the opportunity to win amazing prizes.

[05/04/20 - 07:07 AM]
Video: "Becoming" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film is an intimate look into the life of former First Lady Michelle Obama during a moment of profound change, not only for her personally but for the country she and her husband served over eight impactful years in the White House.

[05/04/20 - 07:00 AM]
Investigation Discovery Premieres Nine Straight Nights of the Greatest True Crime Stories, Ever, with "ID Presents: Nine at 9" - Beginning On Memorial Day and Culminating on June 2 with "The Truth Behind Joe Exotic: The Rick Kirkham Story"
On Sunday, May 31, ID will present the world premiere of the much anticipated three-part expose, "Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein?", exploring the repugnant saga and questionable suicide surrounding the convicted sex trafficker.

[05/04/20 - 01:03 AM]
Netflix Confirms Hend Sabry Series - The Heartwarming Dramedy, Starring and Executive Produced by Hend Sabry
Sabry is a multi-award winning actress and the first Arab Woman to serve as a jury member in the 2019 Venice Film Festival.

[05/03/20 - 06:01 PM]
Video: Coming Soon - HBO
New series, new documentaries, new episodes, and so much more. Here's everything coming soon to HBO.

[05/03/20 - 11:33 AM]
National Geographic Unveils Historic Find with Excavation of Ancient Egypt's First Fully Intact Funeral Home
The new, four-part series "Kingdom of the Mummies" produced for National Geographic by BBC Studios follows the team as they explore the subterranean chambers and open four sealed, 2,600 year-old sarcophagi to unlock secrets forgotten since the age of the Pharaohs.

[05/03/20 - 09:15 AM]
Get with It or Get Gone: It's True Survival of the Fittest in the All-New Season of "Naked and Afraid XL" on Sunday, May 24
This season takes 12 veteran survivalists to a grueling kill zone in South Africa, a land so punishing and deadly that generations of ancient tribes were forced to survive by one brutal principle - banishing the weak.

[05/03/20 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Low Key Evening
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" helps the network lead the night in adults 18-49.

[05/03/20 - 07:00 AM]
Video: OWN Announces Final Season and First Look Season Five Trailer for Hit Megachurch Drama "Greenleaf"
In season five, premiering in June, the Greenleafs attempt to maintain a united front in the face of losing their church to Bob Whitmore and Harmony and Hope Ministries, but secrets past and present create what could be fatal fractures in the family's fragile foundation.

[05/02/20 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Dramas Top Viewers, Demos
The Eye holds off the competition in both categories last night.

[05/01/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 1
Updates include: Emily Wilson, Betsy Thomas bring "Beth & Sam" to HBO Max; Martin Gero, Annie Weisman sign new overall deals; and Quibi fills out its May releases.

[05/01/20 - 04:55 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" Debuts First-Ever Virtual Three-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, May 10 at 8PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen unpacks the fiery season with Cynthia Bailey, Eva Marcille, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Nene Leakes and Porsha Williams.

[05/01/20 - 04:35 PM]
Meet the Resident Taggers of FOX's "Ultimate Tag"
The series launches Wednesday, May 20 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[05/01/20 - 02:06 PM]
Binge All 10 Episodes of "The Dress Up Gang" - Created by the Comedy Trio of the Same Name, The Series Is Now Available on the TBS App, Website and VOD
The first episode of the series is be available without requiring a cable subscription.

[05/01/20 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Announces First Wave of Performances for "The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II," Airing Sunday, May 10, at 7 p.m.
The special will also raise awareness about Feeding America's vast network and resources for people in the country who are finding themselves in unfamiliar circumstances and facing hunger for the first time due to COVID-19.

[05/01/20 - 12:08 PM]
HBO Renews "Insecure" for a Fifth Season
"We're thrilled that Issa, Prentice, and the whole 'Insecure' team will be getting back together for a fifth season," said Amy Gravitt. "As we laugh and cringe with recognition, their stories make us all feel a little less alone in the world."

[05/01/20 - 10:07 AM]
All Hands-On Deck: New Discovery Channel Series "All on the Line" Premieres May 22
In the series, two crews in Gloucester, Massachusetts are still fighting to land monster tuna and keep their family businesses going through the winter.

[05/01/20 - 10:01 AM]
Hulu's Early Summer 2020 Original Programming Slate
The streaming service recaps its May and June offerings.

[05/01/20 - 10:00 AM]
Drama Series "Lovecraft Country" Debuts This August
HBO's new drama follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he joins up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams).

[05/01/20 - 09:13 AM]
Video: "Have a Good Trip" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The film is a documentary featuring comedic tripping stories from A-list actors, comedians, and musicians.

[05/01/20 - 09:00 AM]
Freeform Launches Country-Wide Virtual Talent Search
The search, which will run from May 1 to May 8, calls for talent from across the United States who play ages 18-25 to self-record one of four Freeform series monologues and submit their video for consideration.

[05/01/20 - 08:48 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "A Parks and Recreation Special" Tops Demo Race
ABC however takes home the demo crown for the night while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/01/20 - 07:09 AM]
Video: "Trial by Media" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From executive producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov, the series details six televised cases defined by headlines reaching across different areas of the law.

[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.







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[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
NBC Set Premiere Dates for Its Two Upcoming Comedies "Young Rock" and "Kenan"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, February 16 in place of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," which will return in the spring.

[01/15/21 - 12:50 PM]
BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021
Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.

[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19
At 8:00 p.m. EST ABC News presents a primetime program, "The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. - An ABC News Special," that will provide reporting on and analysis of the historic moments from the day.

[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
Discovery Documents the Cutting-Edge Science Behind Creating a Vaccine to Conquer COVID-19
"The Vaccine: Conquering Covid" premiering Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM PT/ET on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Partners with Renowned Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Bring Three of His Bestselling Books to Life Onscreen
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America," "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You," and "Antiracist Baby" are the featured projects.

[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
"Selena: The Series" Captivates Fans Ahead of Anticipated Finale on May 14
25 million households around the world sang "Como la flor" along with part one in the first four weeks after it premiered in December.

[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
"Crikey! It's the Irwins" Returns with a New Season of Reopenings, Rescues, Newborn Wildlife and Exciting News About the Future Generation of the Irwin Family on Discovery+ Feb. 7
A sneak peek of the premiere episode will air on Animal Planet directly out of "Puppy Bowl XVII" on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 5 PM ET/PT.

[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2021" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Feb. 3 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can watch and vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercial from the past 20 years at https://www.cbs.com/SBGC.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns February 14
The series has received a staggering 20 Emmys(R) since its premiere in 2014.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Season One of "Flack" Available Now
All six episodes of the first season will premiere on Prime Video January 22 while season two will premiere at a later date in 2021.

[01/15/21 - 09:07 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Guest Stars for Season Four of "No Activity"
Louie Anderson, Kevin Bacon, Jillian Bell, D'Arcy Carden, Rob Delaney, Elle Fanning, Will Forte, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Udo Kier, Lamorne Morris, Oscar Nuñez, Hannah Simone, June Squibb and Samara Weaving are all on tap.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
"Drawn to Change" Featuring 12-Year-Old Activist Yolanda Renee King, Premieres Jan. 16 in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The episode highlights her goals to continue with her grandfather's legacy, as well as her work in activism and climate change.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Unveils Out of This World Trailer for Season Two of Epic Space Drama "For All Mankind"
The first episode of the 10-episode second season will debut globally on Friday, February 19, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday, exclusively on Apple TV+.

[01/15/21 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet's game show trio leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 08:30 AM]
IMDb TV and Amazon Studios Greenlight Uninterrupted's Docu-Series, "Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers," on Renowned High School Basketball Dynasty
The series follows the highs and lows of the team's grueling, highly publicized quest for a third straight state championship.