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[05/15/20 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 15
Updates include: Timothy Olyphant tapped for "The Mandalorian"; Jenna Bans renews overall deal with Universal Television; and Showtime lands documentary series "The Reagans."

[05/15/20 - 05:08 PM]
NBC Renews Hit Drama "Good Girls" for a Fourth Season
The show derives 58% of its 35-day 18-49 rating from digital sources and has seen its digital 18-49 viewership grow this season versus last by 50%, making it NBC's #2 show this season on digital platforms.

[05/15/20 - 04:55 PM]
An Unforgettable Encore Night of Music on "The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II," Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, Rebroadcasts Friday, May 22
The second volume of the nationwide singalong event originally aired this past Sunday, May 10.

[05/15/20 - 03:48 PM]
Jessica Alba to Star in Action-Thriller "Trigger Warning" for Netflix
A traumatized veteran inherits her grandfather's bar after his untimely death, and is faced with a moral dilemma as she discovers the truth behind his death.

[05/15/20 - 12:32 PM]
"Sell This House" Premieres Monday, May 18 at 10PM ET on FYI
The Tanya Memme-hosted series is a reboot of the original show which aired on sister network A&E from 2003-2011 and was an early entrant in the home improvement programming genre.

[05/15/20 - 12:03 PM]
Questlove Sets the Table for a Potluck with Friends - One-Hour Special Event Premieres Thursday, May 28 at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network
"Bringing together friends, collaborators, and those who I admire around food is something I love to do. When I can bring people together around a cause that I care deeply about, it's even more meaningful," said Questlove.

[05/15/20 - 12:02 PM]
"Desperados" Arrives on Netflix on July 3
Ever been so desperate to un-send an e-mail that you [checks notes] booked an emergency girls' trip to Mexico?

[05/15/20 - 10:45 AM]
"American Idol" Is Coming Back for Season 4 on ABC
The network confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[05/15/20 - 10:31 AM]
CBS All Access to Stream Paramount Network's "68 Whiskey"
All 10 episodes of the hour-long comedic drama are now available to stream on the service, giving subscribers the perfect summer binge.

[05/15/20 - 10:05 AM]
Season 4 of "F Is for Family" to Premiere June 12
The streaming service confirmed said date this morning on social media.

[05/15/20 - 10:02 AM]
Game On: Special, New Episode of Apple's Critically Acclaimed Comedy "Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet" to Premiere Friday, May 22 Exclusively on Apple TV+
"Mythic Quest: Quarantine" is a new, half-hour installment that finds the team behind the biggest multiplayer video game of all-time tasked with working from home.

[05/15/20 - 09:41 AM]
Disney+ Original "Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2" to Premiere on Friday, June 26
The six-part documentary series reveals the hard work, heart, and collaboration it takes to create one of the most highly-anticipated films in Walt Disney Animation Studios' near-century of moviemaking.

[05/15/20 - 09:01 AM]
Adult Swim Announces Class of 2020 Commencement Speaker Series
Eric Andre, Jena Friedman and Killer Mike are among the participants.

[05/15/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Trackers" Debuts June 5, Exclusively on Cinemax
An adaptation of internationally acclaimed author Deon Meyer's crime novel, the six-episode drama was shot entirely in South Africa.

[05/15/20 - 09:00 AM]
Straight to Digital: Amazon Prime Video to Globally Premiere Seven Highly Anticipated Indian Movies
"Ponmagal Vandhal" will kick things off on Friday, May 29.

[05/15/20 - 08:32 AM]
AXS TV to Air the Celebrity Documentary Series "Final 24," Making Its Network Debut on Wednesday, June 3 at 9 P.M. ET/6 P.M. PT
The company acquired all 14 episodes of the hour-long series from Cineflix Rights.

[05/15/20 - 08:10 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Demos with "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The network also gets a boost from the finales of "Station 19" and "How to Get Away with Murder."

[05/15/20 - 08:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Series Order for "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds," Based on the U.S.S. Enterprise and Its Crew
The series will feature fan favorites from season two of "Star Trek: Discovery," Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike, Rebecca Romijn as Number One and Ethan Peck as Science Officer Spock.

[05/15/20 - 07:34 AM]
MTV and Michelle Obama's When We All Vote Partner to Celebrate High School Students Across the Country Who Are Boosting Youth Voter Registration with MTV's Prom-athon
MTV will host MTV's Prom-athon in partnership with Michelle Obama's nonpartisan organization, When We All Vote and the 2020 Prom Challenge - a virtual celebration to shine a light on the 20 winning high schools and students who organized the most creative nonpartisan voter registration efforts in the country.

[05/14/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 14
Updates include: Freeform passes on "Close Up" drama pilot; Disney+ eyes "Percy Jackson" TV series; and The CW gives postscript to its 2020-21 season schedule announcement.

[05/14/20 - 06:05 PM]
Jo Koy Brings Netflix to the Philippines in His Newest Comedy Special "In His Elements"
Koy celebrates his heritage by telling jokes about life as a Filipino-American while highlighting the culture of Manila.

[05/14/20 - 04:15 PM]
ABC Set to Air "After the Dance with Stephen A. Smith: A SportsCenter Special" on Tuesday, May 19
Previously announced "The Story of Soaps" will now air Tuesday, May 19 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/14/20 - 02:45 PM]
CBS Adds the Broadcast Television Premiere of "Grease Sing-A-Long" to Sunday Night Movies on June 7
The network's Sunday Night Movies kicked off on May 3 with "Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark," followed by "Forrest Gump" on Sunday, May 10.

[05/14/20 - 02:33 PM]
"Ball and Chain" Starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt Lands at Netflix
Academy Award nominee Emily V. Gordon will adapt the story from Scott Lobdell's 90s comic book by the same name.

[05/14/20 - 01:05 PM]
"The Voice" Announces Special Finale Performances
Superstar coaches Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, John Legend and Blake Shelton to perform on star-studded live two-hour season finale of four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series.

[05/14/20 - 01:00 PM]
CBS All Access Announces Season Five Order of "The Good Fight"
Due to the ongoing halt in production since early March, season four will conclude with episode seven on Thursday, May 28.

[05/14/20 - 12:25 PM]
Series Premiere Airdate Change: ABC News Presents New Prime-Time Series "The Genetic Detective"
Originally slated for a May 19 launch, the series will now roll out on Tuesday, May 26.

[05/14/20 - 11:37 AM]
Healthy "Transplant" Crosses Border as NBC Acquires Hit Canadian Medical Drama
The 13-episode series centers on Dr. Bashir "Bash" Hamed, a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who fled his country with his younger sister, Amira.

[05/14/20 - 11:00 AM]
The CW Network to Launch Its New Season in January 2021
Programming for the fourth quarter of 2020 will feature a mix of original and acquired programming, including the return of "Supernatural" for the conclusion of its final season.

[05/14/20 - 10:36 AM]
Disney+ to Premiere Inspirational Drama "Clouds"
Directed and produced by Wayfarer Studios co-founder Justin Baldoni, the project is the first narrative film acquisition from the Disney+ Global Content team and will be available exclusively in all Disney+ markets.

[05/14/20 - 10:31 AM]
Grab Your Oars and an Absorbent Box of Tissues Because "Queer Eye" Season 5 Is Arriving in Philly, June 5th
The new season will consist of 10 episodes, the revival's largest yet.

[05/14/20 - 10:00 AM]
Peacock Announces First Originals for July 15 Launch
Peacock Premium customers can stream all first season episodes of "Brave New World," "The Capture," "Intelligence" and "Lost Speedways;" sports documentary "In Deep with Ryan Lochte;" and the entire full-length film "Psych 2: Lassie Come Home" on July 15.

[05/14/20 - 10:00 AM]
Sherman's Showcase "Black History Month Spectacular" Set to Premiere Friday, June 19 on AMC and IFC
Guest stars include John Legend, Mario Van Peebles, Bresha Webb, Michael Ealy, Questlove and more.

[05/14/20 - 09:45 AM]
Cookies, Cupcakes, and Cakes Fill Each Episode of Food Network's New Competition Series "Big Time Bake" with Buddy Valastro
In each of the six hour-long episodes, four bakers along with their assistants must complete cookies, cupcakes and an outstanding cake from scratch in only six hours.

[05/14/20 - 09:04 AM]
"One Day at a Time" Animated Special Premieres Tuesday, June 16 on Pop TV
The animated special, titled, "The Politics Episode," will include special guest stars Gloria Estefan, Melissa Fumero and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

[05/14/20 - 08:56 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Survivor" Finale Helps CBS Snap FOX's Win Streak
The network had won the adults 18-49 crown for the past 14 consecutive weeks.

[05/14/20 - 07:52 AM]
Video: "Somebody Feed Phil" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Due on May 29, the new season features Marrakesh, Seoul, Montreal, Chicago and London.

[05/14/20 - 07:42 AM]
New Episodes of "Patriot Act" Coming to You This Sunday, May 17th on Netflix
The Hasan Minhaj-hosted series resumes this weekend on the streaming service.

[05/14/20 - 06:14 AM]
Video: "White Lines" - From the Creator of "Money Heist" - Trailer 2 - Netflix
On May 15, discover an island paradise full of drugs, music, sex... and murder.

[05/14/20 - 06:00 AM]
Hallmark Channel Announces Lineup for "A Little Romance" Featuring Three All-New Movie Premieres in June
"Country at Heart," starring Jessy Schram and Niall Matter, will kick things off on Saturday, June 6.

[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.







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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.