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[05/18/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 18
Updates include: Olivia Holt returns to Freeform with "Cruel Summer"; Netflix renews "Hello Ninja" for third season; and B.J. Novak brings "Young People" to HBO Max.

[05/18/20 - 03:01 PM]
"Gentefied" Season 2 Is Officially Cooking
Join the cast to celebrate with a live table read hosted by George Lopez and benefitting non-profit Proyecto Pastoral - this Wednesday, May 20 at 5pm PST/8pm EST on YouTube.

[05/18/20 - 03:00 PM]
Whoopi Goldberg, Shaquille O'Neal, Robin Roberts, Anthony Anderson and Earvin "Magic" Johnson Join as Guests on "After the Dance with Stephen A. Smith: A SportsCenter Special," Tomorrow Night, Tuesday, May 19
ESPN host and NBA expert commentator Stephen A. Smith hosts the prime-time special, as he and the stellar lineup of guests discuss their biggest takeaways from the epic and highly rated series "The Last Dance."

[05/18/20 - 02:41 PM]
ESPN Sees Double Digit Viewership Increases for "The Last Dance" Finale; Documentary Series Finishes with Average of 5.6 Million Viewers, The Most-Viewed Documentary Content on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/18/20 - 02:20 PM]
NBC Shifts "The Wall" to Mondays Following Sunday Run
The back half of the show's third season will air Mondays at 9:00/8:00c beginning June 1.

[05/18/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: HBO Max's Debuts Trailer for "Legendary"
The cast includes MC Dashaun Wesley and DJ MikeQ as well as celebrity judges Law Roach, Jameela Jamil, Leiomy Maldonado, and Megan Thee Stallion.

[05/18/20 - 10:00 AM]
"Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava" Premieres Friday, June 5, Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
In her third stand up special, Brillon pulls no punches when discussing her childhood, culture and the transition from single to married life with her Midwestern husband.

[05/18/20 - 09:55 AM]
HGTV Spotlights Comedians and Their House-Hunting Commentary in New June Series "House Hunters: Comedians on Couches"
The celebrity lineup is led by Dan Levy and Natasha Leggero and features their comedian friends Whitney Cummings, Eliot Glazer, John Mulaney, Chris Redd and J.B. Smoove.

[05/18/20 - 09:14 AM]
YouTube Originals Launches "Create Together" A Collaborative New Learning Series Hosted by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
This brand new six episode mini-series invites friends and families from all over the world who are coping with this unprecedented time of isolation to come together and showcase their creativity and collaboration.

[05/18/20 - 09:11 AM]
"The Politician" Season 2 - First Look
The new season premiere Friday, June 19 on the streaming service.

[05/18/20 - 09:04 AM]
Nickelodeon and Time Kick Off Search for One Extraordinary Young Leader to Receive First-Ever Kid of the Year Honor
Five honorees will be featured in a TV special, hosted by Trevor Noah and simulcast on Nick and the CBS Television Network in December.

[05/18/20 - 08:45 AM]
WE tv Announces Emmy Award-Winner Loni Love as the New Voice of Pop Culture Phenom "Bridezillas"
The fan favorite phenomenon will return this fall for season 13.

[05/18/20 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "American Idol" Finale
The Alphabet network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/18/20 - 07:32 AM]
Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley Co-Host NBC's Sixth Annual "Red Nose Day Special" Helping Children in Need on May 21 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
Plus: Julia Roberts, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Paul Rudd, 5 Seconds of Summer, Elizabeth Banks, Jennifer Garner, Ricky Gervais, Joel McHale, Stephen Merchant, Sarah Silverman and Susan Kelechi-Watson have joined NBC's sixth annual special.

[05/18/20 - 07:27 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Graduate Together" Tops Charts
The special averages a collective 7.3 million viewers across ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and The CW.

[05/18/20 - 07:04 AM]
WE tv Celebrates 15th Anniversary of "Criminal Minds" with Bingeable Summer-Long Marathons
Beginning Memorial Day Weekend, WE tv will air back-to-back episodes every Saturday, including never-before-seen interviews with the cast, the show's favorite villains, writers and producers about their most memorable episodes.

[05/18/20 - 06:37 AM]
George Lopez Announces His First Netflix Comedy Special "We'll Do It for Half"
True to form, Lopez delivers a hilarious exploration of race, politics, and life lessons to be learned from the Latino community; especially the elders.

[05/18/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Da 5 Bloods" - Official Trailer - Netflix
From Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets - Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) - who return to Vietnam.

[05/18/20 - 06:00 AM]
"Breeders" Returns for a Second Series - Critically Acclaimed Sky Original Starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard
Sky original "Breeders" is produced by Avalon and FX Productions for Sky and FX Networks.

[05/18/20 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "The Umbrella Academy" Season 2 - Official Date Announce - Netflix
On October 1, 1989, seven extraordinary humans were born. On July 31, 2020 they return.

[05/18/20 - 05:01 AM]
New Episodes of "The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty" Return to CNN on Sunday, June 14
The six-part series has been on hiatus since March.

[05/18/20 - 02:27 AM]
Your Favorite Arabic Nostalgic Plays Are Now Up for Grabs on Netflix
The plays will be available on the service starting on the 21st of May.

[05/17/20 - 08:31 PM]
"Blackballed" Is Here - Watch the First Three Episodes a Day Early, Now on Quibi
The new series drops in advance of its previously announced May 18 premiere.

[05/16/20 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga" - Volcano Man - Netflix
Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams feel the power of Volcano Man, featured in "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga," premiering June 26.

[05/16/20 - 08:24 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Shark Tank" Goes Out on Top for ABC
The show's season finale leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[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.







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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.