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[05/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 13
Updates include: USA cancels "The Purge," "Treadstone"; Netflix plots "I Am a Killer" spin-off; and Syfy's "Magical Girl Friendship Squad" reveals voice cast.

[05/13/20 - 02:31 PM]
Netflix Announces New Comedy Special from Eric Andre
"Legalize Everything" premieres Tuesday, June 23 on the streaming service.

[05/13/20 - 11:04 AM]
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Tarik "Black Thought" Trotter of The Roots and Two One Five Entertainment Ink First-Look Deal with Universal Television Alternative Studio and Universal Television
The three-year deal covers development on scripted, unscripted and specials programming across television and digital content platforms, expanding The Roots' 10-year-plus relationship with NBC.

[05/13/20 - 10:09 AM]
In a Major Acquisition, AMC Networks Announces It Has Purchased the Rights to the Iconic Works of Anne Rice
Rolin Jones, who recently signed an overall development deal with AMC Studios, will be directly involved in developing projects based on the Anne Rice catalog for television.

[05/13/20 - 10:01 AM]
New Self-Shot Series "Design at Your Door" Delivers Everything Homeowners Need to Create HGTV-Inspired Spaces
Premiering with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, June 11, the series will follow families from all walks of life as they receive coaching and a customized design plan that they can quickly make a reality.

[05/13/20 - 09:14 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces New Learning Series "Sleeping with Friends" Premiering May 20
In this three part special, EduTubers will go head to head to see who can improve their own sleep using the latest techniques and products.

[05/13/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: "Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The four-part documentary series premieres Wednesday, May 27 on the streaming service.

[05/13/20 - 09:01 AM]
Showtime Announces the Premiere Dates for the Non-Fiction Programs "The Go-Go's," "Love Fraud" and "Belushi"
Originally scheduled to launch on May 8, "Love Fraud" will now debut on Sunday, August 30.

[05/13/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Claims Demo Crown with "The Voice"
The network takes home the adults 18-49 while an all-repeat CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/13/20 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Centerpiece" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Join us for a journey to the center.

[05/13/20 - 07:44 AM]
Steven Knight to Adapt Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" for BBC One and FX
Knight will write and executive produce the six-episode adaptation, which will also be executive produced by Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker, Kate Crowe and Mona Qureshi.

[05/13/20 - 07:09 AM]
NBC Renews "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" for a Second Season
The series, which taped the entirety of its first season in the fourth quarter of 2019 and currently airs in the U.S., Canada, India and around the world, is on Peacock, Hulu and the NBC App as well as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

[05/13/20 - 07:01 AM]
HBO Max Unveils Exciting Second Wave Slate of Max Originals to Debut Throughout the Summer Beginning June 18th
The next wave of titles coming to the platform begins Thursday, June 18 with the debut of the entire first season of the unscripted kids adventure competition series "Karma," led by YouTube host Michelle Khare.

[05/13/20 - 06:05 AM]
Golf Films' "Tiger Slam" Premieres Sunday, May 24 at 8 P.M. ET on Golf Channel
The project details Woods' dominance atop the professional golf landscape, lifting the sport to places not previously seen after capturing each of golf's four majors between June 2000 and April 2001.

[05/13/20 - 06:01 AM]
BET Greenlights Second Seasons for Hit Scripted Series "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and "Tyler Perry's Sistas"
Production of the original drama is slated to start at Tyler Perry Studios on July 8, with premiere dates for both series forthcoming.

[05/13/20 - 05:31 AM]
truTV Expands on Wildly Successful Franchise with "Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party"
The six-episode half-hour series is set to premiere on Thursday, May 21 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/12/20 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 12
Updates include: The CW gives series orders to "Kung Fu," "Republic of Sarah"; HBO Max plans "Head of the Class" reboot; and Katee Sackhoff latest bound for "The Mandalorian."

[05/12/20 - 05:43 PM]
Netflix Sets Two Romantic Comedies Starring Reese Witherspoon with Her Company, Hello Sunshine Producing
"Your Place or Mine" and "The Cactus" are both on tap at the streaming service.

[05/12/20 - 04:00 PM]
Bingeworthy "Solar Opposites" Blasts Off as Hulu's Most-Watched Original Comedy Premiere
Hulu spins the numbers for the series to date.

[05/12/20 - 01:02 PM]
Human/Animal Hybrids Journey Through a Post-Apocalyptic Paradise in "Sweet Tooth," A New Netflix Series Based on Characters from DC
The eight-episode series comes from Team Downey's Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey and Amanda Burrell.

[05/12/20 - 01:01 PM]
More Multiples, More Fun - "Outdaughtered" and "Sweet Home Sextuplets" Return and Bring All Kinds of Adorable to TLC Just in Time for Summer
New seasons will roll out on Tuesday, June 2 and Tuesday, June 16, respectively.

[05/12/20 - 12:01 PM]
"SpongeBob SquarePants" Voice Cast Unites for Virtual Table Read in Nickelodeon's "The Stars of SpongeBob Fan Favorites Special," Premiering Friday, June 5
The special will feature animation from the original episodes alongside the voice cast's re-creation of beloved scenes.

[05/12/20 - 11:52 AM]
On May 30, Nat Geo WILD Proves Home Is Where the Heart Is with the Return of Fan-Favorite Series "Heartland Docs, DVM"
The series has captured both the hearts and the respect of audiences nationwide and returns to the small screen to offer a front-row seat to experience daily life among the Great Plains in Hartington, Nebraska.

[05/12/20 - 10:23 AM]
"Once Upon a Quarantime" Set to Premiere May 20 on Lifetime
The unscripted special follows four couples who have been self-filming their new reality during the crisis.

[05/12/20 - 10:22 AM]
Food Network's New Reality Series Features One Family, Three Restaurants and the Craziest Time of the Year on "Summer Rush"
The four-part reality series premieres on Thursday, June 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/12/20 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Poster and New Trailer for "The Good Lord Bird," Starring and Executive Produced by Ethan Hawke
The seven-episode series was previously scheduled to premiere Sunday, February 16.

[05/12/20 - 09:46 AM]
Comedian Mo Mandel Visits Unappreciated Small Towns Across America and Uncovers What Makes Them So Unique in New Discovery Special
"Small Town Throwdown" premieres Wednesday, May 20 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/12/20 - 09:30 AM]
Anthology Series "Room 104" Returns for Fourth and Final Season July 24
Created by Mark and Jay Duplass, the late-night, half-hour anthology series returns with 12 new episodes, each telling a unique and unexpected tale of the characters who pass through a single room of a typical American chain motel.

[05/12/20 - 09:07 AM]
Quibi Orders Acclaimed Sketch Series "Alternatino" from Arturo Castro and Comedy Central Productions
Season one debuted on Comedy Central in June 2019, receiving praise from critics and breaking through the cultural zeitgeist with highly-viewed sketches showcasing a provocative, unique voice in the comedy landscape.

[05/12/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Farewell Season: "Fuller House" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The show's final episodes premiere Tuesday, June 2 on the streaming service.

[05/12/20 - 08:43 AM]
New Season of HGTV's Hit Series "Good Bones" Spotlights Dramatic Home Renovations and Follows Mina Starsiak Hawk's IVF Journey
New episodes begin Tuesday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[05/12/20 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Finale Tops Demos for FOX
The network leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[05/12/20 - 08:02 AM]
"Forensic Files II", HLN's Highest Rated Original Series Ever, Is Renewed for Two Seasons with 32 Episodes
The next season will begin airing in 2021, with esteemed actor Bill Camp serving as narrator.

[05/12/20 - 07:05 AM]
Video: "The Woods" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series, based on Harlan Coben's novel, drops June 12 o the streaming service.

[05/12/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Hannah Gadsby: Douglas" - Official Trailer - Netflix
"Douglas," the highly anticipated follow-up to the genre-defining comedy special "Nanette," streams May 26 only on Netflix.

[05/12/20 - 05:36 AM]
The Walt Disney Company to Fast Track Premiere of the Tony Award(R)- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Hamilton"
The filmed version of the original Broadway production will come to Disney+ on July 3.

[05/12/20 - 05:30 AM]
"The Lying Life of Adults," Elena Ferrante's Latest Novel, Will Be Developed Into a Netflix Original Series Together with Fandango
The book is a powerful and singular portrayal of Giovanna's transition from childhood to adolescence in the 90s.

[05/11/20 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 11
Updates include: Ryan Murphy announces "American Horror Story" spin-off series; CBS All Access parts ways with "Tell Me a Story"; and Netflix eyes new "Tiger King" installment.

[05/11/20 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Ju-On: Origins" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The legendary Japanese horror franchise that has become a smash hit worldwide gets its first drama adaptation.

[05/11/20 - 04:45 PM]
Series Title Change: Relive the Most Dramatic Seasons in Bachelor History on "The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!," Hosted by Chris Harrison, Beginning Monday, June 8, on ABC
The 10-episode series event was previously announced as "The Bachelor: The Most Unforgettable - Ever!"

[05/11/20 - 02:18 PM]
"The Last Dance" Premieres Continue to Inspire Significant Audiences, Averages 5.6 Million Viewers Across First 8 Episodes
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, May 10.

[05/11/20 - 02:16 PM]
The CW Network Acquires Four Scripted Series for Broadcast and Its Free Ad-Supported Streaming Platforms
"Swamp Thing" and "Tell Me a Story" will make their network television debuts on The CW Network and stream for the first time on The CW's free, ad-supported digital platforms.

[05/11/20 - 01:21 PM]
MTV Documentary Films Academy Award(R) Nominated "St. Louis Superman" Executive Produced by Sheila Nevins and Fiona Lawson-Baker to Premiere Monday, May 18th at 9PM ET/PT across MTV, VH1 and MTV2
The award-winning film tells the story of Representative Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist and battle rapper who was elected to the overwhelmingly white and Republican Missouri House of Representatives.

[05/11/20 - 01:18 PM]
NBCUniversal, In Partnership with Sky, Expands One Platform with New Global Business Offering
Advertising and partnership opportunities across both leading media companies, from Sky's global IP to international news, will now be available for purchase through NBCUniversal's One Platform.

[05/11/20 - 12:50 PM]
Lifetime Celebrates 30th Anniversary of the Iconic "Lifetime Original Movie" All Summer Long
The premieres of "The Captive Nanny" and "My Husband's Deadly Past" will help kick things off on said weekend.

[05/11/20 - 10:46 AM]
Food Network Sets Launch for Self-Shot "Symon's Dinners Cooking Out" After Michael Symon Live Online Cooking Series Surpasses Thirty Million Views
Almost daily, the chef has been treating fans to live cooking classes from his home on Food Network Kitchen's Facebook page since quarantine began.

[05/11/20 - 10:25 AM]
Bravo Announces "Below Deck Mediterranean" Season Five Premiering Monday, June 1 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for a shocking fifth season in picturesque Mallorca, Spain, are: Captain Sandy Yawn, Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew) and season two's Malia White (Bosun).

[05/11/20 - 10:18 AM]
Video: "I'm No Longer Here" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A terrible misunderstanding with a local gang sends 17-year-old Ulises, leader of a group hooked on cumbia music, across the border to save his life.

[05/11/20 - 10:05 AM]
Peacock Presents: "The At-Home Variety Show" Featuring Seth MacFarlane
This Peacock special will both entertain and help raise awareness and support for Feeding America, Americares and United Way.

[05/11/20 - 09:59 AM]
Next Stop, The Twilight Zone! Season Two to Premiere on CBS All Access Thursday, June 25
All 10 episodes of the original anthology series will drop at once, the service announced today.







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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.