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[05/21/20 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 21
Updates include: ABC pulls the plug on "Bless This Mess," "Emergence," "Kids Say the Darndest Things," "Schooled," "Single Parents"; Yael Grobglas to lead "Here She Lies" at HBO Max; and Amazon lands "Three Pines" drama based on Louise Penny's novels.

[05/21/20 - 08:49 PM]
The Power of Entertainment Brings Americans Together for the Sixth Annual Red Nose Day Campaign to End Child Poverty
You can still watch "The Red Nose Day Special" - now available to stream on NBC.com, the NBC App, Hulu, and various other platforms for the next seven days.

[05/21/20 - 04:46 PM]
ABC News Live and National Geographic Join Forces for Global Live Streaming and Television Event, "Launch America: Mission to Space Live"
Live coverage kicks off Wednesday, May 27 at 3:00 p.m. EDT on ABC News Live and National Geographic.

[05/21/20 - 02:26 PM]
"Chasing the Sun" Returns to Ovation TV with Season 2
The series follows adventure-seeker, former pro surfer and international model Stephen Friedman as he travels the world.

[05/21/20 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Hit Drama Series "Prodigal Son" for a Second Season
"From the moment 'Prodigal Son' premiered, fans have been captivated by the astounding performances turned in by Tom Payne and Michael Sheen, as they go head-to-head in one of most unique family relationships on television," said Michael Thorn.

[05/21/20 - 01:46 PM]
Apple's "Little Voice" from Emmy Award Winner J.J. Abrams, Grammy-Winning Singer-Songwriter Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson to Debut Globally Friday, July 10 on Apple TV+
Brittany O'Grady, Sean Teale, Colton Ryan, Shalini Bathina, Kevin Valdez, Phillip Johnson Richardson and Chuck Cooper star in the series, billed as a love letter to the diverse musicality of New York.

[05/21/20 - 01:34 PM]
ESPN Sees "The Last Dance" Audience Skyrocket with Time-Shifted/On-Demand Viewing; Now Averaging More than 12.8 Million Viewers per Episode, Up 128% from Premieres
ESPN further spins the numbers for the series to date.

[05/21/20 - 01:19 PM]
The Diesel Brothers Kick Things Off This Memorial Day with a New Series "Diesel Brothers: Diesel Nation" Followed by an All-New Season of "Diesel Brothers" June 22
Filled with more mega builds, epic stunts, and iconic pranks than ever before, Heavy D, Diesel Dave and The Muscle continue to blur the line between work and play.

[05/21/20 - 01:02 PM]
TNT Travels Back to New York City's Dazzling Gilded Age with Taut Thriller "The Alienist: Angel of Darkness" Premiering July 26
Based on best-selling author Caleb Carr's novel, the lead cast Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning will star in this next season.

[05/21/20 - 01:02 PM]
Animal Planet's "Saved by the Barn" Moves to 9PM ET/PT
The Saturday night series follows Dan McKernan who picked up from his six-figure tech job in Austin, TX and left it all behind to take over his family's 140-year-old farm in Michigan and transform it into the "Barn Sanctuary."

[05/21/20 - 01:01 PM]
When Love Is Worth Killing For, Nothing Is Off Limits on Oxygen's "Killer Couples" Premiering Thursday, June 18, at 8 PM ET/PT
The true crime series returns with 10 spellbinding episodes.

[05/21/20 - 01:01 PM]
A&E's Groundbreaking Hit Series, "Live PD," Marks Its 300th Episode on Saturday, June 6
Hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis from Tom Morris Jr. and Sgt. Sean "Sticks" Larkin, "Live PD" showcases the policing of America, following diverse police departments from across the country in real time as they patrol their communities.

[05/21/20 - 01:00 PM]
David Dobrik Ventures to Bikini Bottom to Host Nickelodeon's "The Stars of SpongeBob Fan Favorites Special" Airing Friday, June 5, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
"I signed onto this project for the obvious reason that SpongeBob is one of the best shows of all time," says Dobrik.

[05/21/20 - 01:00 PM]
ABC Announces Slate for 2020-2021 Broadcast Season
The programming slate includes renewals for 19 series and two straight-to-series orders from its current crop of pilots.

[05/21/20 - 11:52 AM]
"Extant" Starring Halle Berry Now Available to Stream on CW Seed
In the series, astronaut Molly Woods (Halle Berry) tries to reconnect with her husband, John (Goran Visnjic), and son, Ethan (Pierce Gagnon), after returning from a 13-month solo mission in outer space.

[05/21/20 - 11:38 AM]
HBO's New Half-Hour Series "I May Destroy You," Executive Produced, Co-Directed, Written by, and Starring Michaela Coel, Debuts Sunday, June 7
The series will then move to Monday nights at 9:00/8:00c beginning June 22.

[05/21/20 - 11:03 AM]
AXS TV Presents the All-New Sunday Morning Retrospective Series "The 1960s Rediscovered," Premiering June 7 at 9 A.M. ET/6 A.M. PT
Across 10 hour-long episodes, the series shines a light on every aspect of the unforgettable era, with in-depth analysis of the political climate, historic achievements, monumental movements, and influential pop culture landscape that left a lasting impact on the American psyche.

[05/21/20 - 10:46 AM]
ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer Documents the COVID-19 Crisis in America and Explores the Bold Path Forward in a One-Hour Prime-Time Special
"Our New Reality: A Diane Sawyer Special" airs Tuesday, May 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

[05/21/20 - 10:22 AM]
Crackle Announces the Premiere of Original Horror Film, "The Clearing," Launching June 4
The movie stars Liam McIntyre as a father who takes his daughter, played by Aundrea Smith, on a weekend camping trip during a mysterious disease outbreak.

[05/21/20 - 10:15 AM]
Celebrating Its 10th Anniversary on Air Throughout 2020, Nat Geo WILD Barks About Its 2020-21 Upfront Slate of Returning Favorites, New Series and Stunts
As the fastest-growing network for animal lovers of all ages, Nat Geo WILD is currently celebrating its 10th-year milestone, boasting a decade of continuously diverse and entertaining content.

[05/21/20 - 10:15 AM]
FOX to Mark First Full Season Victory in Eight Years
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/20 - 10:07 AM]
Quality. Distinctiveness. Visual Splendor. National Geographic Announces 2020-21 Upfront Slate, from Best-in-Class Storytellers
With an unrivaled storytelling prowess across its media platforms, National Geographic reaches 770M consumers across the globe every single month.

[05/21/20 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces "Haircut Night in America," A New One-Hour Special Hosted by Married Actors Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn, to Be Broadcast Friday, May 29
The special features America's top hair stylists who will guide celebrities, including Kelly Osbourne, Olympian Lindsey Vonn and hockey superstar P.K. Subban, and frontline healthcare workers, through the perfect DIY haircut, color and style from their homes.

[05/21/20 - 10:00 AM]
Bachelor Nation Favorites Kaitlyn Bristowe, Ben Higgins and Sean Lowe Return for "The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever!"
The weekly retrospectives will also include virtual catch-ups with returning Bachelors and Bachelorettes, as well as fan-favorites cast members from each season.

[05/21/20 - 09:51 AM]
Video: "Man in the Arena: Tom Brady" - Official Trailer - ESPN
Coming in 2021, "Man in the Arena: Tom Brady" is a nine-episode series that will focus on Brady's first-hand account of the most iconic moments of his NFL career.

[05/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Announces Chelsea Handler's Return to Stand-Up with New Comedy Special
"I didn't want to return to stand-up until I had something important to say. I do now," said Handler.

[05/21/20 - 09:31 AM]
Global Superstar Ricky Martin Steps Onto the Main Stage of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Premiering Friday, June 5th at 8PM ET/PT on VH1
The global superstar will guest judge the all star queens in a dynamic premiere where the returning favorites open the library for a reading mini-challenge and hit the runway for a "Werq the World" variety extravaganza.

[05/21/20 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Apple Releases Trailer for Inspiring New Docuseries "Dear..." Featuring Oprah Winfrey, Spike Lee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland and More
The first season will profile 10 game-changing icons, showcasing how one person's person's story can change the world through the people whose lives they've inspired.

[05/21/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Queer Eye" Season 5 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The Fab 5 are heading to the City of Brotherly Love to transform 10 new heroes.

[05/21/20 - 09:00 AM]
Cartoon Network's Beloved Bears Stack Up for Their Greatest Adventure with First-Ever Movie - "We Bare Bears The Movie" Drops Digitally June 8
Eric Edelstein, Demetri Martin and Bobby Moynihan return as the lovable bears Grizz, Ice Bear and Panda, with recurring guest stars Cameron Esposito, Ellie Kemper, Jason Lee, Patton Oswalt, Mel Rodriguez and Charlyne Yi.

[05/21/20 - 08:27 AM]
Bravo's "Vanderpump Rules" Virtual Three-Part Reunion Begins Tuesday, June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
Plus: look for a "Secrets Revealed" special on Tuesday, May 26.

[05/21/20 - 08:22 AM]
AXS TV Presents a Special Performance by Jewel on "At Home and Social," Airing on Monday, June 1 at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT
The broadcast will benefit Jewel's non-profit, the Inspiring Children Foundation.

[05/21/20 - 08:16 AM]
OWN Premieres the Evocative OWN Spotlight Documentary "Dark Girls 2" Tuesday, June 30
The powerful documentary is a follow up to the highly-touted "Dark Girls," and explores the prejudices darker-skinned women face around the world.

[05/21/20 - 08:05 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Wraps Season on Top
FOX cruises to victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49 last night.

[05/21/20 - 08:03 AM]
"Baroness Von Sketch Show" Co-Creators Announce the Fifth and Final Season of the CBC Original Sketch Comedy Series
The series is also broadcast on IFC in the United States.

[05/21/20 - 08:01 AM]
It's Kirby Jenner's Turn in the Spotlight - "Kirby Jenner" Drops This Sunday, Only on Quibi
In the series, the performance artist poses as Kendall Jenner's fraternal twin.

[05/21/20 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix Announces "Anatomy of a Scandal" Suspenseful Anthology Series Based on International Bestseller
David E. Kelley and Melissa James Gibson are behind the adaptation with S.J. Clarkson directing all six episodes.

[05/21/20 - 06:30 AM]
"MTV Reunions" Launches With "Teen Wolf" Cast on Friday, June 5th for Series Anniversary
The "Teen Wolf" virtual reunion marks the first to launch from the brand's new digital format, "MTV Reunions," which will reunite cast members from television's most memorable shows, all with the purpose of raising money for charitable causes.

[05/21/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Old Guard" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries.

[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.







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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.