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[07/08/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 8
Updates include: Quibi renews "Most Dangerous Game"; ABC eyes reboot of "The Wonder Years"; and FOX's "Blood Relative" casts trio.

[07/08/20 - 05:54 PM]
"Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" Set for Final Chapter Later This Year
"Working on The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has been an incredible honor from Day One," said Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. "I'm also grateful to our partners ... for letting us tell the story we wanted to tell, the way we wanted to tell it."

[07/08/20 - 04:51 PM]
truTV's "I'm Sorry" Invites Fans to Take Part in Remote Table Read for Charity
Partnering with Prizeo for a sweepstakes to benefit Communities in Schools of Los Angeles, entrants can donate as little as $10 for a chance to win a role at a virtual table read of the series pilot with Savage.

[07/08/20 - 04:45 PM]
"Tyler Perry's Madea's Farewell Play" Set to Launch on BET+ August 27
"Tyler Perry's Madea burst onto the scene and entered our hearts over 20 years ago and we are honored to share this final stage performance with BET+ subscribers," said Devin Griffin, General Manager, BET+.

[07/08/20 - 03:34 PM]
Javicia Leslie Is the New "Batwoman"
Javicia Leslie said: "I am extremely proud to be the first Black actress to play the iconic role of Batwoman on television, and as a bisexual woman, I am honored to join this groundbreaking show which has been such a trailblazer for the LGBTQ+ community."

[07/08/20 - 12:48 PM]
Hulu's British Binge-cation: Five Exclusive U.S. Premieres Beginning July 27
"Jamie: Keep Cooking and Carry On," "Maxxx," "Ladhood," "In My Skin" and "Brassic" will roll out on successive nights.

[07/08/20 - 12:06 PM]
Electronic Arts Creates New Reality Competition Show, "The Sims Spark'd," and Partners with Turner Sports to Televise Four-Part Series Beginning Friday, July 17, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS
In the four-episode series, players will compete in both skills and elimination challenges with $100,000 on the line, showcasing contestants from The Sims community as they race against the clock to impress a panel of celebrity judges.

[07/08/20 - 12:00 PM]
Showtime Developing Limited Series "Blackbird: Lena Horne and America" Based on the Life of Lena Horne
The project will be executive produced by Horne's granddaughter, Jenny Lumet, and Alex Kurtzman, who together will write the first few episodes.

[07/08/20 - 11:03 AM]
Global Game Show Phenomenon "Weakest Link" Returns to NBC with Jane Lynch as Host and Executive Producer
The new version of "Weakest Link" will deliver the fast-paced and quick-witted pillars of the original British format created by the BBC with a few modern twists.

[07/08/20 - 10:59 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Announces Comic-Con@Home Panels and Amazon Virtual-Con
"Truth Seekers," "Utopia," "Upload" and "The Boys" are among the featured series.

[07/08/20 - 09:41 AM]
MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" Makes Epic Return with Its First-Ever Virtual Season Premiering Wednesday, August 5th at 8PM ET/PT
For the first time ever, Executive Producer and host Nev Schulman and co-host Kamie Crawford work together remotely to do what they do best: track down the truth.

[07/08/20 - 09:22 AM]
Hulu Unveils Outrageous & Beloved Nominees for the First Ever Adult Animation "HAHA Awards"
Hulu subscribers and non-subscribers can cast votes for their favorites in all categories on the official awards website or via social poll on Hulu's Twitter channel through Sunday, July 19.

[07/08/20 - 09:02 AM]
"Pen15" Season Two Premieres September 18th Only on Hulu
The first seven episodes will premiere on September 18 and the remaining will stream in 2021.

[07/08/20 - 09:01 AM]
"Class Action Park" to Premiere on HBO Max
The film is the first-ever feature-length documentary to explore the legend, legacy, and truth behind a place that long ago entered the realm of myth.

[07/08/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "The Boys" Season 2 Teaser Trailer Debut
As previously announced, the first three episodes of which will premiere on Prime Video on Friday, September 4.

[07/08/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Repeats Hold Onto Demo Crown
The network once again takes home the adults 18-49 honors while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[07/08/20 - 08:00 AM]
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Induction Ceremony Exclusive HBO Special to Honor This Year's Inductees
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductee Class includes Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T-Rex, and Ahmet Ertegun Award honorees Jon Landau and Irving Azoff.

[07/08/20 - 07:01 AM]
Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald Reunite with YouTube and Invite the World to Create "Life in a Day 2020" on July 25, Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Original Film
On Saturday, July 25, 2020, millions of people around the world are encouraged to film their lives and tell the story of a single day on Earth.

[07/08/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Umbrella Academy" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Same weird family. New weird problems.

[07/08/20 - 06:30 AM]
Sam Jay Announces Her First Netflix Comedy Special "3 in the Morning"
Filmed at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia, Sam Jay delivers the witty, candid and raw brand of comedy that earned her recognition as a standout comic.

[07/08/20 - 05:53 AM]
Video: Disney+ Debuts Heartwarming New Trailer for Disney's "The One and Only Ivan"
Based on the award-winning book by Katherine Applegate, "The One and Only Ivan" tells the story of Ivan, a silverback gorilla who learns that life isn't defined by place and circumstance but by the power of friendship and the courage to make change happen.

[07/08/20 - 03:55 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner Paolo Sorrentino to Direct "The Hand of God" for Netflix
Produced by Lorenzo Mieli for The Apartment Pictures, a Fremantle company, and Paolo Sorrentino, the film will be produced in Naples, Italy.

[07/08/20 - 01:02 AM]
Netflix Presents a New Swedish Coming of Age Series - Directed by Critically Acclaimed Rojda Sekersoz
Meet the privileged students at a prestigious Swedish boarding school trying to find their way in life, just like any other teenagers.

[07/08/20 - 12:45 AM]
Netflix Partners with Lumiere and SBS Belgium to Bring the New Belgian Series "Soil" to Viewers Globally
The series will premiere to Netflix members globally, except for Belgium, Germany and German-speaking Austria, and Switzerland where Netflix will be following local broadcasters.

[07/07/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 7
Updates include: Charlamagne Tha God to host new Comedy Central talk show; Matthew Weiner lands half-hour project at FX; and Peter M. Lenkov fired from "MacGyver," "Magnum P.I."

[07/07/20 - 03:05 PM]
FX and Hulu Launch 10-Episode Documentary Series "The New York Times Presents"
The series, a follow-up to "The Weekly," will feature 10 individual documentaries that will air on Fridays at 10:00/9:00c beginning July 10.

[07/07/20 - 12:36 PM]
An Epic Night of Engineering: New Season of "Impossible Engineering" Followed by Series Premiere of "Super Factories" Kicks Off on July 15 on Science Channel
Behind every seemingly impossible feat of engineering are the trailblazers and risk takers who have helped pioneer new technologies and techniques, revolutionizing engineering as we know it today.

[07/07/20 - 11:30 AM]
Documentary "Stockton on My Mind" Debuts July 28 on HBO
The film is the multi-layered story of millennial mayor Michael Tubbs, whose own experience growing up amid poverty and violence inspired him to create innovative change in his beleaguered hometown of Stockton, California.

[07/07/20 - 10:39 AM]
Video: "Love on the Spectrum" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Finding love can be hard for anyone. For young adults on the autism spectrum, exploring the unpredictable world of dating is even more complicated.

[07/07/20 - 10:19 AM]
Travel Channel Brings "Wonder Women: Superstars of Paranormal" to Comic-Con International's Virtual Comic-Con@Home This July
Panelists include paranormal investigators and researchers Amy Bruni ("Kindred Spirits") and Katrina Weidman ("Portals to Hell"), paranormal explorer Chelsea Laden ("Destination Fear") and psychic medium Cindy Kaza ("The Holzer Files").

[07/07/20 - 10:17 AM]
Video: "Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist" - New Comedy Special - Amazon Prime Video
The two-part stand-up special features Gaffigan as he embarks on a seemingly impossible quest: to land in a country with no material, experience the culture and food, and then write and perform all-new material, all in one visit.

[07/07/20 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Greenlights Animated Series "Young Love," Based on the Academy Award(R)-Winning Short Film "Hair Love" from Creator Matthew A. Cherry and Sony Pictures Animation
"I am beyond excited to continue telling the story of Stephen, Angela and Zuri and further explore the family dynamics of a young Black millennial family we established in our short film Hair Love as an animated series," said Cherry.

[07/07/20 - 09:59 AM]
"NBA Countdown Presented by Mountain Dew: NBA Restart," A Two-Hour Live ABC Prime-Time Special, to Air Saturday, July 25
The ESPN produced special will also include special guest interviews and live reports from the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida - home of the NBA season.

[07/07/20 - 09:02 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Feature from Martin Scorsese About David Johansen, Legendary Frontman of the New York Dolls
"I've known David Johansen for decades, and his music has been a touchstone ever since I listened to the Dolls when I was making Mean Streets," said Scorsese.

[07/07/20 - 09:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Inks Multiplatform Deal with James Corden and Ben Winston to Produce Animated Movie and TV Series Based on Children's Book, "Real Pigeons Fight Crime"
Said Winston, "We are so delighted to be working with our great friends at Nickelodeon on this wonderful, charming and funny book, and can't wait to help bring it to life for kids everywhere!"

[07/07/20 - 08:59 AM]
Luca Guadagnino's New HBO/Sky Drama Series "We Are Who We Are" Debuts This September
A story about two American kids who live on a U.S. military base in Italy, the series explores friendship, first-love, identity, and immerses the audience in all the messy exhilaration and anguish of being a teenager.

[07/07/20 - 08:24 AM]
Shudder Takes Zoom Calls to a Terrifying New Level with "Host," A Horror Movie Shot and Produced Remotely During Quarantine
Set to premiere on Thursday, July 30, exclusively on Shudder in all its territories, "Host" was shot remotely during quarantine and features groundbreaking scares, stunts, and surprises, all filmed by the actors in their own homes.

[07/07/20 - 08:13 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "The Titan Games"
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/07/20 - 08:12 AM]
Video: "The Claudia Kishi Club" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Asian American creatives pay passionate tribute to the iconic, stereotype-busting "Baby-Sitters Club" character in this heartfelt documentary short.

[07/07/20 - 08:06 AM]
Netflix Orders Fifth Season of "The Last Kingdom"
Producer Carnival Films confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[07/07/20 - 07:03 AM]
Video: "Away" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank stars in the project, due on September 4.

[07/07/20 - 06:08 AM]
Video: "Street Food: Latin America" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The mouth-watering documentary series travels to Latin America to meet the local stars of Street Food in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, and Bolivia.

[07/07/20 - 06:03 AM]
Comedy Central Signs Deal with Two-Time Emmy(R) Winning Comedian John Mulaney to Make Two New "Sack Lunch Bunch" Specials
Mulaney added, "I was an intern at Comedy Central when I was barely older than the kids in the "Sack Lunch Bunch." I wasn't a very good intern, so I am psyched they hired me again. We are thrilled to bring these specials to Comedy Central: a place where I have had so many good times."

[07/06/20 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 6
Updates include: "Vienna Blood" to return for second season on PBS; three New Zealand projects to resume production; and Pharrell Williams brings "Voices of Fire" to Netflix.

[07/06/20 - 04:07 PM]
FOX Sports Celebrates 25th Season as America's Home for Baseball
The network opens its season on Saturday, July 25 with its first-ever quadruple-header.

[07/06/20 - 01:00 PM]
Apple Inks Overall Deal with The Maurice Sendak Foundation
Through the deal, Apple and The Maurice Sendak Foundation will reimagine new children's series and specials based on the books and illustrations by Maurice Sendak, which will premiere all over the world exclusively on Apple TV+.

[07/06/20 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Die Hart" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Kevin Hart plays a fictionalized version of himself who's tired of being the comedic sidekick.

[07/06/20 - 10:38 AM]
Lifetime Announces 2020 Summer Ripped from the Headlines Slate
Highlights include the two-night premiere of "Surviving Jeffrey Epstein" on Sunday, August 9 and Monday, August 10.

[07/06/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy - Siege" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It is the final hours of the devastating civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons.

[07/06/20 - 10:01 AM]
"Dead to Me" Renewed for a Third (and Final) Season by Netflix
In addition, Netflix has formed a multi-year partnership with creator Liz Feldman for original series and other projects.







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[08/13/20 - 01:31 PM]
BET News Presents "Black America Votes: The VP Choice" Airing Sunday, August 16 at 7PM ET/PT on BET & BET HER
The special will feature the unique analysis and perspective of notable Black women who will address this moment in political history and how Kalama Harris's presence on the Democratic ticket may impact the upcoming 2020 presidential election.

[08/13/20 - 12:04 PM]
Angela Bassett, Alicia Garza, Joe Morton, Phylicia Rashad, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, Courtney B. Vance, Pauletta Washington, Susan Kelechi Watson and Oprah Winfrey to Star in the HBO Special Event "Between the World and Me"
The special, which is currently in production under COVID-19 guidelines, debuts this fall on HBO and will also be available to stream on HBO Max.

[08/13/20 - 11:14 AM]
The Biermann Crew Hits the Road for "Don't Be Tardy..." Season 8 Premiering on Tuesday, October 6, at 10PM ET/PT
Kroy is determined to take his tight-knit family on the trip of a lifetime through the United States, which doesn't quite please Kim and the girls as they are left wondering how their crazy family of eight will survive an entire summer in an RV.

[08/13/20 - 11:13 AM]
OWN's Popular Docu-Series "Black Love" Returns for Its Fourth Season on Saturday, September 5 with Back-to-Back Episodes
The new season will feature Bill & Kristen Bellamy, Jemele Hill and Ian Wallace, Deborah Joy Winans and Terrence Williams and Dulé and Jazmyn Hill.

[08/13/20 - 11:06 AM]
Spectrum Originals Announces Fall 2020 Premieres
Look for the second season of "L.A.'s Finest" on Wednesday, September 9 when all 13 episodes drop On Demand.

[08/13/20 - 11:01 AM]
Hulu Original Film "Bad Hair" to Premiere Friday, October 23rd
Elle Lorraine, Vanessa Williams, Lena Waithe, Laverne Cox, Jay Pharoah, Kelly Rowland, Blair Underwood, James Van Der Beek and Usher Raymond star in the Justin Simien film.

[08/13/20 - 11:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for "Singletown"
All 15 episodes will premiere Thursday, August 20 on HBO Max.

[08/13/20 - 11:00 AM]
E!'s "Celebrity Game Face" Returns with New Episodes Executive Produced and Hosted by Kevin Hart Premiering Thursday, August 27 at 10PM ET/PT
Terry Bradshaw & Rachel Bradshaw, Rob Schneider & Patricia Maya Schneider, Tracee Ellis Ross & Evan Ross, Meghan Trainor & Ryan Trainor, Victor Cruz and Karrueche Tran are among the latest participants.

[08/13/20 - 10:03 AM]
HBO Max and Comedy Central Productions Strike Programming Deal
The upcoming seasons of the critically acclaimed comedies "The Other Two" and "South Side" from Comedy Central Productions are joining the streaming platform as new Max Original series.

[08/13/20 - 10:00 AM]
Season Three of the Emmy(R) Award-Nominated "Big Hero 6 the Series" Premieres Monday, Sept. 21, on Disney XD and DisneyNOW
Season three guest voices include K-pop stars Nichkhun Horvejkul and Jae Park as well as Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Nichole Bloom.

[08/13/20 - 09:43 AM]
Builder and Designer Jasmine Roth Fixes Do-It-Yourself Disasters in New HGTV Series "Help! I Wrecked My House"
The series showcases Jasmine and her team as they redeem failed home improvement projects and customize the new spaces with beautiful, functional design tailored to each client.

[08/13/20 - 09:42 AM]
Jessy Schram, Niall Matter and Lucas Bryant Star in "Country at Heart" - A New, Original Movie Premiering October 3 on Hallmark Channel
Featured in the movie are musical performances by each of the three lead actors, including the original songs "Big Deal," "A Life in a Love," and "Right in Front of You," all written specifically for the movie.

[08/13/20 - 09:13 AM]
Disney+ to Premiere "The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special" on Fan-Favorite Holiday Life Day, November 17
"The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special" reunites Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewie, Rose and the droids for a joyous feast on Life Day, a holiday first introduced in the 1978 "Star Wars Holiday Special."

[08/13/20 - 09:04 AM]
Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" Expands to Five Nights During the Weeks of August 17 and August 24 to Cover The Political Conventions
"The Democratic National Convention - Electing America's First Black President's Friend" and "The Republican National Convention - Celebrating February's Record Economy" are both on tap.

[08/13/20 - 09:01 AM]
"Tigtone" Sets Out to Conquer New Quests and Foes - New Season Premieres on Adult Swim in September
Nils Frykdahl reprises his role as Tigtone along with Debi Derryberry as Helpy.