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[05/06/20 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 6
Updates include: Netflix renews "After Life" for third season; CBS shutters "Man with a Plan," three rookies; and FOX mulls holding "Filthy Rich," "neXt" for the fall.

[05/06/20 - 02:11 PM]
Skydance Television Expands Creative Development and Global Physical Production Teams
Drew Brown, Zack Beckman and Katherine Morrison are among the additions.

[05/06/20 - 02:00 PM]
ABC Announces Additional Celebrity Guests for "The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II," Airing Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10
Adding to the list of fan favorites appearing in the special are Christina Aguilera, Tituss Burgess, Sabrina Carpenter, Jennifer Hudson, Lang Lang, John Legend, Katy Perry and many more surprise performances.

[05/06/20 - 01:18 PM]
Peacock Will Be Available Across Apple Devices at Launch in July
NBCUniversal's new streaming service will be available on Apple devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD, when it launches nationally on July 15.

[05/06/20 - 12:32 PM]
Video: Extended Trailer for "Game On!," Hosted by Keegan-Michael Key and Featuring Team Captains Rob Gronkowski and Venus Williams
Each week, celebrity guests join Gronk and Venus as these elite athletes compete in epic challenges.

[05/06/20 - 11:02 AM]
"Robbie" - New Comedy Central Series Available May 8
This May, Comedy Central will be binge-releasing "Robbie," an all-new, original, scripted comedy series from stand-up comedian and actor, Rory Scovel.

[05/06/20 - 11:01 AM]
Top Stars Align to Join Host Jane Lynch for the Most Unique and Intimate "Hollywood Game Night" Ever on May 12 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
In a "Hollywood Game Night" first, Lynch will host remotely while Kristen Bell, Nick Jonas and Kenan Thompson go head-to-head with Sean Hayes, John Legend and Retta as everyone battles it out from their own homes for a very worthy cause - the Red Nose Day campaign.

[05/06/20 - 11:01 AM]
"Queer Eye: OG and Queer Eye: The New Class" Face Off in ABC's "Celebrity Family Feud" Season Premiere, Sunday, May 31
The OG Queer Eye team, led by Carson Kressley, will be playing against the new class members from Netflix's hit show "Queer Eye," led by Bobby Berk, in a hilarious one-hour episode.

[05/06/20 - 11:00 AM]
Travel Channel's New Series "Buried Worlds with Don Wildman" Uncovers the World's Dark History
In his newest series premiering on Travel Channel on Monday, June 8, Wildman is on a mission of a more cryptic sort, heading to remote regions of Peru, Haiti, Bulgaria and beyond.

[05/06/20 - 11:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Premieres "The Substitute Top 10 Wildest Pranks," Saturday, May 9, at 8:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special will include bonus, never-before-seen footage and show guest stars Asher Angel, Cooper Barnes, The Bella Twins, John Cena, Kel Mitchell, NE-YO, Jace Norman, Johnny Orlando, Rico & Raini Rodriguez, Lilly Singh, JoJo Siwa and Shaun White.

[05/06/20 - 10:08 AM]
Catch The CW Season Finales!
Look for "Roswell, New Mexico" and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" to wrap their current seasons in June.

[05/06/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Paramount Network's "Yellowstone" Unveils Official Trailer for Season Three
As previously announced, the series returns on Sunday, June 21.

[05/06/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces the Return of 23 Series for the 2020-2021 Broadcast Season
Newcomers "All Rise," "Bob (Hearts) Abishola," "Evil," "FBI: Most Wanted" and "The Unicorn" are among the returning class.

[05/06/20 - 09:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Ramps Up Original Programming Slate with Newly Formatted Series "Group Chat: The Show" and "Game Face," to Premiere This Summer
Hosted by social media stars Annie LeBlanc and Jayden Bartels, "Group Chat: The Show" is a video chat rundown of the week's latest hot topics, taken directly from what kids love and are talking about across social media.

[05/06/20 - 09:00 AM]
Freeform Celebrates Grads with "Funday: Class of 2020" Programming Event May 16 & 17
With graduation celebrations canceled across the country due to the COVID-19 crisis, Freeform is celebrating the Class of 2020 with graduation-themed programming and interstitial content.

[05/06/20 - 08:14 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos Race with "The Voice"
The network holds off the competition among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/05/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 5
Updates include: Chris Pratt to lead "The Terminal List" at Amazon; Jim Gaffigan to play former Toronto mayor Rob Ford for AMC; and Netflix lands adaptation of "The Midnight Club."

[05/05/20 - 03:31 PM]
TBS and truTV Cordially Invite You to a Special "I'm Sorry" Mother's Day Brunch
TBS will air the first five episodes of season 1 from 10:00am - 12:30pm, then the marathon will continue on truTV with the last five episodes from 12:30pm - 3:00pm.

[05/05/20 - 02:31 PM]
HBO Max to Release Warner Max Feature Film "Charm City Kings" Starring Jahi Di'Allo Winston and Grammy-Nominated Recording Artist, Meek Mill
In the film, Mouse (Di'Allo Winston) desperately wants to join The Midnight Clique, an infamous group of Baltimore dirt bike riders who rule the summertime streets.

[05/05/20 - 02:28 PM]
ESPN Films to Continue Sunday Night Run - Moving Three High Profile "30 for 30s" to Sundays After "The Last Dance"
Lance Armstrong, Bruce Lee, and Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa are among the featured subjects.

[05/05/20 - 01:01 PM]
HBO Max Gives Series Order to Dark Comedy Project from Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello and Jen Statsky
Emmy Award(R)-winning actress Jean Smart has been cast to star in the comedy series, which will explore a dark mentorship that forms between a Las Vegas diva (Smart) and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old.

[05/05/20 - 12:30 PM]
1.6 Million Total Viewers Tuned in to the Epic Season Finale of "Tyler Perry's Sistas"; 1.3 Million Total Viewers Tuned in to the Irreverent Season Finale of "Boomerang"
BET further spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 29.

[05/05/20 - 10:31 AM]
NBC's Acclaimed Drama "The Blacklist" to End Seventh Season in Style with a Unique Hybrid of Live-Action and Graphic Novel-Style Animation
The season's 19th episode, titled "The Kazanjian Brothers," was midway into filming in New York when TV productions across the industry were halted due to COVID-19.

[05/05/20 - 10:04 AM]
Discovery Sets Lineup of Special COVID-19 Programming Featuring Familiar Faces and Sights from Around the World
"We took this unprecedented time in the world as an opportunity to re-think how we bring our talent and their stories and voices to audiences around the world," says Nancy Daniels, Chief Brand Officer, Discovery & Factual.

[05/05/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Programming Advisory - "Game On!" to Premiere Wednesday, May 27
The newcomer, from executive producers Ben Winston and James Corden and hosted by Keegan-Michael Key, was previously set to premiere on May 20.

[05/05/20 - 09:05 AM]
National Geographic's "The Right Stuff" to Premiere on Disney+ This Fall
The eight-episode, scripted series takes a clear-eyed look at what would become America's first "reality show," as ambitious astronauts and their families become instant celebrities in a competition that could kill them or make them immortal.

[05/05/20 - 09:02 AM]
MTV's "Siesta Key" Season Three Returns to Heat Up This Summer with New Episodes Premiering Tuesday, June 16th at 8PM ET/PT
This season, the crew believes that keeping secrets and telling lies will maintain peace this time around.

[05/05/20 - 09:01 AM]
HBO Max Wins "Untitled Cooking Project" Starring and Executive Produced by Selena Gomez
Slated to debut this summer, the unscripted 10-episode cooking series features the multi-platinum selling recording artist, actress, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist as she navigates unfamiliar territory: making delicious meals while stuck at home in quarantine.

[05/05/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share Adults 18-49 Honors
"9-1-1" and "The Voice" lead the night in the key demographic.

[05/05/20 - 08:04 AM]
YouTube Celebrates Graduates in "Dear Class of 2020," A Virtual Commencement Premiering June 6
Headlining YouTube Originals "Dear Class of 2020" are President and Mrs. Obama who will each deliver inspirational commencement speeches - as well as a joint heartfelt message - to this year's graduates.

[05/05/20 - 08:00 AM]
BET's Critically Acclaimed Scripted Series "American Soul" Returns for Season Two Wednesday, May 27 at 10 PM ET/PT
The new season features dynamic guest stars portraying some of the most prolific musicians and visionaries of the era.

[05/05/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Space Force" - Official Teaser - Netflix
The Steve Carell-led comedy premieres Friday, May 29 on the streaming service.

[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.







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[06/04/20 - 02:17 PM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts In-Depth, Two-Night Conversation with Black Thought Leaders, Activists and Artists for "OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go from Here?"
The two-night special will simulcast on OWN and across all of Discovery's 18 other U.S. networks on Tuesday, June 9 (Part 1) and Wednesday, June 10 (Part 2) at 9:00/8:00c both nights.

[06/04/20 - 02:02 PM]
EPIX Docu-Series "Helter Skelter: An American Myth" Is Moving to a Later Date
The six-part docu-series is moving dates and will no longer premiere Sunday, June 14.

[06/04/20 - 12:17 PM]
"Space Launch Live: America Returns to Space" Hits Ratings High as #1 Non-Prime Telecast in the History of Discovery
Discovery Channel further spins the numbers for Saturday, May 30.

[06/04/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; NBC Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "The Wonderful World of Disney" presentation of the feature "Up" is the top adults 18-49 draw.

[06/04/20 - 05:10 AM]
"Cable Girls" Say Their Last Goodbye with the Premiere of the Five Final Episodes on July 3
Under the motto "It's not for us, it's for all of us", this tale of friendship and commitment among women has conquered the worldwide audience.

[06/03/20 - 02:30 PM]
The CW Network Acquires International Thriller "Devils" Starring Alessandro Borghi and Patrick Dempsey for Fall 2020
The 10-episode series will air Wednesdays nights this fall as part of a revision to the network's previously announced lineup.

[06/03/20 - 11:43 AM]
NBC News Slates One-Hour Special "America in Crisis" for Thursday, June 4
No other specifics were given about the special, which will replace the previously announced repeat of "Law & Order: SVU" at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/03/20 - 11:38 AM]
The Walt Disney Company Pledges $5 Million to Support Nonprofit Organizations That Advance Social Justice
"The killing of George Floyd has forced our nation to once again confront the long history of injustice that black people in America have suffered, and it is critical that we stand together, speak out and do everything in our power to ensure that acts of racism and violence are never tolerated," said Bob Chapek.

[06/03/20 - 10:12 AM]
Video: "Lovecraft Country" Official Teaser - HBO
The pay channel releases the latest tease for the upcoming drama, due in August.

[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.

[06/03/20 - 07:40 AM]
PBS to Address Race and Racism in America Through Broadcast and Streaming Content
On Friday, June 5, PBS and member stations will air a new special, "Race Matters: America in Crisis."

[06/03/20 - 02:03 AM]
BBC One's Hit Thriller "The Capture" to Return for a Second Series
Holliday Grainger will return as Rachel Carey for the second series, as will Ben Chanan as director.

[06/02/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday-Tuesday, June 1-2
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show" after one season; The CW's "Batwoman" to create a brand new character as series lead; and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" confirms another co-star's exit.

[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.