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[05/20/20 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 20
Updates include: Ginnifer Goodwin boards FOX comedy pilot "Pivoting"; Wilmer Valderrama renews first-look deal with "NCIS" producer; and Martyna Majok to bring "Queens" to HBO.

[05/20/20 - 05:04 PM]
Video: "Baki: The Great Raitai Tournament Saga" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Entering a fighting tournament held once every 100 years, Baki gives his all to fight back from the brink of death.

[05/20/20 - 01:36 PM]
CBS Renews "The Bold and the Beautiful" Through 2022
The afternoon series routinely wins its time period and averages over 3.2 million viewers every day.

[05/20/20 - 12:31 PM]
The CW Sets Original Music Collaboration Special "Iconic: TLC" Featuring The Groundbreaking Superstar Music Group
Hosted by multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, the special features four artists performing genre-busting covers of TLC's biggest hits like you've never seen before.

[05/20/20 - 12:17 PM]
The "BET Awards" - The Biggest Celebration of Black Culture & Entertainment - Continues with Annual Show Set to Air Sunday June 28, 2020 at 8 pm ET
"The BET Awards are a seminal event - the biggest celebration of Black culture, Black accomplishment, Black excellence, and Black potential," said Scott Mills.

[05/20/20 - 12:04 PM]
Video: WE tv Drops Sneak Peek and Reveals the Cast for All-New Season of "Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition" Premiering Thursday, July 2 at 9PM
Five new hip hop couples are taking a step back from the game on an all-new season.

[05/20/20 - 11:44 AM]
Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli Joins Anne Burrell in New Season of "Worst Cooks in America" Premiering June 21st at 9pm ET/PT
"'Worst Cooks' is always filled with unexpected hilarious and inspirational moments, and Alex joining Anne as a mentor really brings the humor and expertise to the next level," said Courtney White.

[05/20/20 - 11:30 AM]
CBS to Broadcast the "47th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards" Friday, June 26
This will mark the 14th time CBS has broadcast the Daytime Emmy(R) Awards, more than any other network.

[05/20/20 - 11:08 AM]
HBO Max to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut - Zack Snyder's Director's Cut of "Justice League" to World Premiere Exclusively on the Streamer in 2021
Snyder surprised fans with the news this morning during a live online commentary of his film "Man of Steel" with Henry Cavill.

[05/20/20 - 10:27 AM]
YouTube Originals Debuts New Learning Series "Sleeping with Friends"
The all-new reality competition series about sleep hosted by BrainCraft's Vanessa Hill is now available to stream for free only on YouTube.

[05/20/20 - 10:07 AM]
Discovery and Science Channel Secure Access to Capture NASA Launch of SpaceX's Crew Dragon Capsule, First Crewed Orbital Space Mission in the U.S. in Nearly 9 Years
The multiplatform event will also feature some of the biggest names in entertainment with live appearances by global superstar Katy Perry, TV and Internet personality Adam Savage, former NASA engineer and YouTube sensation Mark Rober and other surprise celebrity guests.

[05/20/20 - 10:02 AM]
AXS TV Expands Tuesday Nights with "Impact Wrestling" Original Series "Impact in 60," Beginning June 2 at 10 PM ET/7 PM PT
The hour-long series chronicles the promotion's celebrated 18-year history under the IMPACT and TNA: Total Nonstop Action banners.

[05/20/20 - 09:59 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Hulu's "Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi"
All 10 episodes of the series will drop Friday, June 19 on the streaming service.

[05/20/20 - 09:30 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Takes Fourth-Straight Late Night Ratings Crown
CBS further spins the late-night numbers for the season to date.

[05/20/20 - 09:22 AM]
The CW Network Presents "The CW Happy Hour" Featuring the Broadcast Premieres of Seven One-Hour Comedy Stand-Up Specials
Louie Anderson, Barry Brewer, Bryan Callen, Marina Franklin, Jim Gaffigan, Tom Papa and Alice Wetterlund are among those featured.

[05/20/20 - 09:15 AM]
Apple Announces Short-Form Sports Docuseries "Greatness Code" from Uninterrupted, Religion of Sports and Filmmaker Gotham Chopra, Featuring LeBron James, Tom Brady and More
Alex Morgan, Shaun White, Usain Bolt, Katie Ledecky and Kelly Slater are also featured in the series.

[05/20/20 - 09:03 AM]
WarnerMedia Bolsters HBO Max Launch with New Distribution Partners
The newest companies to sign on to distribute HBO Max at launch include Altice USA, Cox Communications, Microsoft, National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), Samsung, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Verizon.

[05/20/20 - 08:59 AM]
TV One Announces the Premiere of Original Go-Go Music Documentary "The Beat Don't Stop" During Black Music Month
The film, due on June 21, features Doug E. Fresh, Backyard Band, Junk Yard Band, Trouble Funk, E.U., TCB, TOB, Beat Ya Feet Finest, Maiesha and the Hip Huggers, among others.

[05/20/20 - 08:31 AM]
NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Is Primetime Television's No. 1 Show for Unprecedented Ninth Consecutive Year
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/20/20 - 08:25 AM]
Organization Expert Cassandra Aarssen Helps Homeowners Curb the Clutter in HGTV's New Self-Shot Series "Hot Mess House"
The series will spotlight organization expert and coach Cassandra Aarssen doing what she does best - helping families tackle the chaos and challenges of home organization.

[05/20/20 - 08:13 AM]
Video: "13 Reasons Why" Final Season - Official Trailer - Netflix
As Liberty High School's class prepares for graduation, they are forced to make life-changing and heartbreaking choices about how their past will impact their future.

[05/20/20 - 08:10 AM]
Peyton Manning Returns with Second Season of "Peyton's Places" on ESPN+
The 15-episode season will once again feature Peyton exploring football's history and cultural impact through conversations with players, coaches and other key figures.

[05/20/20 - 08:09 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Voice" Finale Hold Off Competition
The network takes home top honors among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/20/20 - 08:08 AM]
Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ Team Up for National Streaming Day Celebration
During today's social event, fans can follow @DisneyPlus, @Hulu, and @ESPN on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat for 20+ social surprises throughout the day.

[05/20/20 - 07:46 AM]
Video: "P-Valley" - Official Teaser #2 - Starz
The drama, due on July 12, follows the lives of strip club dancers working down in the Dirty Delta.

[05/20/20 - 07:30 AM]
Vice President Joe Biden Returns to "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Thursday, May 21
This will be Vice President Biden's fifth visit to "The Late Show" and his first as the presumptive Democratic nominee for president.

[05/20/20 - 07:12 AM]
Take Note - "Royalties" Is Coming June 1, Only on Quibi
Darren Criss and Kether Donohue star in the series, a satirical take on the oft-untold story of songwriters behind the world's biggest hits.

[05/20/20 - 07:01 AM]
Get Ready to See Your Favorite Characters Like Never Before in "Muppets Now," An Original Series, Coming July 31 Only on Disney+
The streaming service broke the news via its #DisneyBundle event on social media.

[05/20/20 - 06:59 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Comes to NBCSN with Classic Shows Hosted by Biggest Names in Sports, Begins with Michael Jordan, Next Monday, May 25 at 8 P.M. ET
LeBron James, Charles Barkley, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, J.J. Watt, Dwayne Johnson, Andy Roddick, John Cena, Ronda Rousey, Michael Phelps, and Derek Jeter are also featured in the stunt.

[05/20/20 - 06:00 AM]
Sit Back, Unwind and Watch Relaxing Old Footage with Joe Pera to Calm Your Worries
An ideal program to watch before bed, comedian Joe Pera and director Marty Schousboe have collected their most subdued footage and pieced it together in the most relaxing way possible.

[05/20/20 - 05:31 AM]
Adult Swim Renews "Three Busy Debras" for Second Season
The series wrapped its freshman run earlier this month.

[05/20/20 - 04:18 AM]
Video: "Lost Bullet" - Official Teaser - Netflix
A mechanical whiz is mistakenly charged with murder. The only proof of his innocence is the crime bullet, lodged in a missing car.

[05/19/20 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 19
Updates include: Ruby Rose announces departure from The CW's "Batwoman"; FOX pulls the plug on "Outmatched"; and E!'s "Very Cavallari" to sign off after three seasons.

[05/19/20 - 02:42 PM]
Video: Amazon Original "LOL: Last One Laughing Australia" Official Trailer
Rebel Wilson hosts the six-episode comedic series, which premieres premieres June 19.

[05/19/20 - 02:06 PM]
ABC to Present Encore Presentation of the Smash Hit Documentary "The Last Dance," Airing Saturday, May 23
All 10 episodes will air over successive Saturdays through June 20.

[05/19/20 - 01:43 PM]
"48 Hours" Finishes the 2019-2020 Broadcast Television Season as Saturday's #1 Non-Sports Primetime Program with Viewers
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/19/20 - 12:15 PM]
CBS Unveils 2020-2021 Primetime Lineup; 3 New Series Join 23 Returning Shows
The new fall schedule features perennial strength and stability, plus big new show additions on Thursday and Sunday.

[05/19/20 - 11:30 AM]
"60 Minutes" Finishes Season with Back-to-Back Wins as the Weekly #1 Primetime Program
CBS further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/19/20 - 11:00 AM]
Freeform Announces Programming Slate for 2020 and 2021
Highlights include the renewals of "Everything's Gonna be Okay" and "Motherland: Fort Salem."

[05/19/20 - 10:04 AM]
Esther Povitsky's "Hot For My Name" Stand-Up Special Premieres Friday, June 5th on Comedy Central
Documentary footage is intercut with Povitsky's sharp stand-up, giving audiences a hilarious look into her origin story.

[05/19/20 - 10:00 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Developing "Greenleaf" Spin-Off from Lionsgate
Plus: "Greenleaf's" fifth and final season will premiere on Tuesday, June 23 at 9:00/8:00c.

[05/19/20 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "The Last Days of American Crime" - Official Trailer - Netflix
As a final response to terrorism and crime, the U.S. government plans to broadcast a signal making it impossible for anyone to knowingly commit unlawful acts.

[05/19/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Official Trailer and Poster for Documentary "Ringside"
The film chronicles the dramatic upbringing of two boxing prodigies and follows the divergent paths they take as they navigate life's uncertainties on the South Side of Chicago.

[05/19/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Sweet Magnolias" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Life in the small, Southern town of Serenity isn't exactly serene for three best friends as together they navigate relationships, family and careers.

[05/19/20 - 08:56 AM]
NBC News Studios and Blumhouse Television to Co-Produce Scripted Limited Series on the Pam Hupp Case
The news marks the first project out of the partnership that was announced earlier this year.

[05/19/20 - 08:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Family Comedy "Last Man Standing" and Medical Drama "The Resident" for the 2020-2021 Season
"'The Resident' and 'Last Man Standing' are such important parts of FOX, and we're so pleased they will be returning next season," said Michael Thorn.

[05/19/20 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Charts with "The Voice"
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/19/20 - 08:04 AM]
"Dateline NBC" Is the #1 Friday Newsmagazine Across the Board for the 2019-2020 Primetime Season
NBC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/19/20 - 07:53 AM]
ESPN Films' Latest 30 for 30 "Lance" Premieres Sunday on ESPN & ESPN2
As with "The Last Dance," a version containing strong adult language will air on ESPN and a version edited for that language will air simultaneously on ESPN2.

[05/19/20 - 07:01 AM]
Meredith Names Emmy Award Winning TV Producer Rob Silverstein Executive Producer/Showrunner of New People-Branded Syndicated TV Show Launching Fall 2020
The half-hour TV program will be inspired by the iconic brand's unique combination of the most popular celebrity and inspirational human-interest stories including entertainment news, exclusive interviews, feature stories, beauty and style, true crime, and more.







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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.