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[05/22/20 - 11:50 PM]
"Hollywood Game Night" Returns to NBC with Originals on Sunday, June 7
The Jane Lynch-hosted series will lead off the night at 7:00/6:00c.

[05/22/20 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Redirects Funds for Annual Emmy Party and FYC Events to Donate $1 Million to The Mayor's Fund for Los Angeles Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund
"On behalf of Bob Greenblatt and myself, we are proud to make this contribution from HBO instead of using it for our traditional Emmy party and FYC events," said Casey Bloys.

[05/22/20 - 01:55 PM]
FX Renews "What We Do in the Shadows" for a Third Season
"We're incredibly happy that critics and audiences are all in on 'Shadows,'" Nick Grad said. "Week in and week out, the producers, writers and our amazing cast continue to make one of the funniest and best comedy series on TV."

[05/22/20 - 12:18 PM]
37.6 Million Families Met "The Willoughbys" Over the Last 4 Weeks
Netflix releases another audience figure, this time for the animated film.

[05/22/20 - 10:13 AM]
Walton Goggins to Narrate Discovery and Science Channel's Epic Documentary "NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future" Giving Viewers a Rare Glimpse Inside NASA and SpaceX Headquarters
The special two-hour documentary will air Monday, May 25 on Science Channel, and will rebroadcast on Tuesday, May 26 on Discovery.

[05/22/20 - 10:02 AM]
"Tuca & Bertie" Fly Again at Adult Swim - #1 Network with Young Adults Greenlights Second Season
"I've been a fan of Adult Swim shows since my teens, so I'm thrilled to bring my beloved fowl to the party and be a new voice for a fresh decade of absurd, irreverent, yet heartwarming adult animation," said creator Lisa Hanawalt.

[05/22/20 - 08:58 AM]
Hop on Board and Sail Back to the 60's: "Girls from Ipanema" Season 2 Premieres on June 19th
The new season will have six 50-minute episodes, produced by Beto Gauss and Francesco Civita.

[05/22/20 - 08:29 AM]
Coming to HBO Max This June
New Max Originals this June include kids' adventure competition series "Karma," the "Adventure Time: Distant Lands BMO" special, the third season of the critically-acclaimed comedy "Search Party," and the second seasons of "Doom Patrol," "Esme & Roy" and "Summer Camp Island."

[05/22/20 - 08:25 AM]
The First Dutch Netflix Feature Film in the Making
The film tells the story of Richie Rich and his journey to becoming the greatest hip-hop artist in the Netherlands.

[05/22/20 - 08:13 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "Holey Moley," "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
The Alphabet holds off the competition in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/20 - 08:01 AM]
"Selling Sunset" Season 2 Is Now on Netflix and - Surprise - A Third Season Premieres on August 7
In the series, the elite agents at The Oppenheim Group sell the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA.

[05/22/20 - 07:55 AM]
"Elite" Season 4 Is Coming to Netflix
The streaming service broke the news on social media this morning.

[05/22/20 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Max Celebrates May 27th Platform Launch with a "Week of So Much More"
To celebrate the nationwide launch of HBO Max on May 27th, the streamer has teamed up with a collection of fan-favorite brands to offer so much more to households, every day, for an entire week.

[05/22/20 - 06:49 AM]
Animal Planet's One-of-a-Kind Series "The Zoo" Moves to 8PM ET/PT on Saturdays
The series documents an unscripted look at the knowledge and diverse skills needed to operate a zoo.

[05/22/20 - 06:13 AM]
"Zenimation" Premieres on Disney+
Unplug, relax, and refresh your senses for a moment of mindfulness with Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Zenimation" - an animated soundscape experience.

[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.







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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.