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[07/17/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 17
Updates include: "Grantchester" to return to PBS for sixth season; HBO mulls "In Treatment" revival; and Laura Benanti cast in FOX's "The Big Leap."

[07/17/20 - 03:44 PM]
Argentinian Film "Crimenes de Familia," Starring Cecilia Roth, Will Be Exclusively and Globally Released on Netflix August 19th
The film follows the story of Alicia (Cecilia Roth), a desperate mother who will do the impossible to prevent his only son Daniel (Benjamin Amadeo) from being sentenced to prison on charges of attempted murder of his ex-wife.

[07/17/20 - 12:46 PM]
Science Channel Commemorates Moon Landing Anniversary with Programming Line-Up Featuring NASA's Greatest Missions
The line-up of space programming begins at 9 AM ET/PT on Monday, July 20 on the Science Channel.

[07/17/20 - 10:03 AM]
Video: The Belchers Are Bored in Quarantine - "Bob's Burgers"
The Belchers are bored in quarantine but that doesn't mean they're going to stop social distancing.

[07/17/20 - 09:25 AM]
Survivalists Go in Lockdown in the Remote Outback of Australia in All New Discovery Series
"Outback Lockdown" premieres this Sunday, July 19 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/17/20 - 09:15 AM]
Food Network and Robert Irvine Agree to New Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Deal
This two-year deal includes new episodes of the long-running, hit show "Restaurant: Impossible," as well as additional content developed by Robert Irvine across the Discovery portfolio.

[07/17/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave" Trailer - Netflix Futures
They've trained hard. They've saved lives. But can they compete with the best of the best? Time to get back to the beach.

[07/17/20 - 08:59 AM]
Documentary "The Swamp" Debuts August 4, Exclusively on HBO
Directors Daniel DiMauro and Morgan Pehme track Republican Congressmen Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Thomas Massie (R-KY), and Ken Buck (R-CO) over the course of a pivotal year in politics.

[07/17/20 - 08:59 AM]
The "2020 American Music Awards" Returns to ABC on Sunday, Nov. 22, 8:00 p.m. EST
The broadcast will bring fans together with surprising musical performances and celebrate the artists who make it happen.

[07/17/20 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos with Originals
"Holey Moley" and "Don't" lead the night among adults 18-49.

[07/17/20 - 08:09 AM]
HGTV to Begin Production on 12 New Episodes of Christina Anstead's Design Docu-Series "Christina on the Coast"
Six fresh episodes, offering a glimpse into Christina's life with husband Ant Anstead, and their blended family of five children, are set to premiere on Thursday, August 6.

[07/17/20 - 07:41 AM]
Video: "Get Even" Season 1 Trailer - Netflix Futures
Four teen enemies band together to exact revenge on their bullies until they get blamed for a crime they didn't commit.

[07/17/20 - 12:48 AM]
"Seriously Single," A Sexy, Hilarious South African Rom-Com Is Joining Netflix's Global Branded Film Slate
The comedy, featuring popular names Fulu Mugovhani, Tumi Morake, Bohang Moeko, and Yonda Thomas, will be released on Friday, July 31 across the globe.

[07/16/20 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 16
Updates include: USA cancels "Briarpatch" after one season; Don Johnson, Chris Redd board revamped "Kenan" at NBC; and ABC casts quartet in Topher Grace-led "Home Economics."

[07/16/20 - 02:44 PM]
ABC to Rebroadcast "United We Fall" Debut Episodes on Tuesday, July 21
Said installments premiered last night on the network.

[07/16/20 - 02:21 PM]
Discovery and Science Channel to Pay Tribute to Grant Imahara with Marathon Line-Up of "MythBusters" and Engineering Programs
Imahara, a long-time co-host of the hit series "MythBusters," BattleBots champion and famed engineer, passed away earlier this week from a brain aneurism at the age of 49.

[07/16/20 - 01:12 PM]
So Many Great Stories Have Found Their Audience Across the World on Netflix Over the Past Few Months
The streaming service details viewership numbers for "Da 5 Bloods," "Never Have I Ever," "The Wrong Missy," "Floor is Lava," "Too Hot to Handle," "Space Force" and more.

[07/16/20 - 12:39 PM]
ID Greenlights a Fourth Season of "Reasonable Doubt," Investigating Claims of Innocence from Jail Cells Across America
With their parallel expertise of the law, hosts retired homicide detective Chris Anderson and criminal defense attorney Fatima Silva know that the justice system doesn't always get it right.

[07/16/20 - 12:31 PM]
BET's "Content for Change" Initiative Presents BET News Special "American Injustice: The Fight for Police Reform," Hosted by Soledad O'Brien, Wednesday, July 22 at 11PM ET/PT on BET & BET HER
In the special, O'Brien speaks with key politicians, law enforcement officials and activists to address this pivotal moment in the fight for police reform and discuss how supporters can move from protests to progress.

[07/16/20 - 12:17 PM]
"Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!" Premieres Thursday, July 30 at 10pm Only on WE tv
After nearly losing everything, including herself, Tamar is determined to turn her life around and take matters into her own hands by sharing her truth in a revealing new docu-series that follows her every move.

[07/16/20 - 12:00 PM]
"Howard", An Original Documentary Film Celebrating the Life of Academy Award(R)-Winning Lyricist Howard Ashman, Premieres August 7 on Disney+
Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, personal films and photographs, as well as interviews with Howard's friends and family, the film is an intimate look at the Disney Legend's life, his creative drive, and the process behind the music.

[07/16/20 - 11:32 AM]
NBC Orders Unscripted Family Social Experiment "Home Sweet Home" from Ava DuVernay's ARRAY and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television
Each episode of "Home Sweet Home" taps two families who lead very different lives for a life-changing experience through this full-immersion cultural experiment.

[07/16/20 - 11:19 AM]
Showtime Announces Director Alison Ellwood's Documentary Feature "The Go-Go's" Will Now Premiere on Friday, July 31
The documentary feature was previously scheduled for the following night, August 1.

[07/16/20 - 10:31 AM]
Richard Linklater's New Animated Film "Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Adventure" Prepares for Takeoff at Netflix
The cast includes Jack Black, Zachary Levi, Glen Powell, Josh Wiggins, Milo Coy, Lee Eddy, Bill Wise, Natalie L'Amoreaux, Jessica Brynn Cohen, Sam Chipman, and Danielle Guilbot.

[07/16/20 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Invites Viewers to Unwind with Series Order for "A World of Calm"
A timely antidote for our modern lives, each half-hour episode takes audiences on an immersive visual journey into another world.

[07/16/20 - 09:58 AM]
Enigma Unraveled: The Series "Mystery Lab," From YouTuber Felipe Castanhari, Premieres on August 4th
Straight from his lab, or from a castle in England, or from a wolf sanctuary in the United States, among other places, Felipe and his colleagues will use scientific experiments, animation, special effects and impressive images to explain different phenomena.

[07/16/20 - 09:15 AM]
Academy Award Winner Mark Boal's International Thriller "Echo 3" Greenlit by Apple TV+
Based on the award-winning Keshet Broadcasting series "When Heroes Fly," created by Omri Givon and inspired by the eponymous novel by Amir Gutfreund, "Echo 3" will be shot with English and Spanish dialogue.

[07/16/20 - 08:16 AM]
Animal Planet's "Surviving Joe Exotic" Features One of the Last Formal Interviews with Joe Exotic Before His Arrest and Explores the Truth Behind the Exploited Animals at the G.W. Zoo
The special premieres Saturday, July 25 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[07/16/20 - 08:10 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "United We Fall" Opens on Top for ABC
The new comedy debuts in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/16/20 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "Last Chance U" Season 5 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The award-winning docuseries heads to Laney College in Oakland, California, where coach John Beam and his players are known for excellence on and off the field.

[07/16/20 - 07:18 AM]
Video: "Work It" Starring Sabrina Carpenter & Liza Koshy - Official Trailer - Netflix
Keiynan Lonsdale, Drew Ray Tanner, Michelle Buteau and Jordan Fisher also star in the film, due on August 7.

[07/16/20 - 07:04 AM]
An Epic Night of Family Fun as Discovery and Feld Entertainment Partner on "Diesel Brothers: Monster Jam(R) Breaking World Records"
The three-hour event premieres Saturday, August 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/16/20 - 07:01 AM]
NBCUniversal Combines Unmatched Talent, Innovative Content, and Sensory Experiences in 2020-21 Slate of Content and Commercial Innovations
"At NBCUniversal, we're committed to freeing brands from the limitations of traditional advertising by empowering them to transform culture into connection, attention into engagement, and passion into purchase intent," said Josh Feldman.

[07/16/20 - 07:00 AM]
Sundance Now Acquires David Tennant's "Des" from All3Media
The project is a true-crime drama focusing on one of the most infamous criminal cases in UK history.

[07/16/20 - 06:00 AM]
AMC Studios and Movistar+ Announce First-Ever Partnership for New Original Series from Academy Award(R) Winner Alejandro Amenabar
The six-part adventure thriller will premiere in 2021 on AMC in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Movistar+ in Spain.

[07/16/20 - 12:15 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils a Sizzle of 17 Upcoming Originals
"A Suitable Boy," "Bhaag Beanie Bhaag," "Bombay Begums," "Masaba Masaba" and "Mismatched" are among the series on tap at Netflix India.

[07/15/20 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 15
Updates include: Greg Kinnear signs onto Starz's "Shining Vale"; Samara Weaving boards Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers"; and FOX to stick with Nick Cannon on "The Masked Singer."

[07/15/20 - 01:00 PM]
Inspirational Aussie Trailblazer Jessica Watson Gets a Biopic at Netflix
The film is based on the incredible true story of 16 year old Jessica Watson, who, in 2009, became the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world.

[07/15/20 - 12:16 PM]
Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset" Joins "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen: @ Home" for a Virtual Two-Part Reunion Beginning Sunday, July 19 at 9PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down "virtually" with Reza Farahan, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi, Destiney Rose, Mike Shouhed and Nema Vand to rehash a wildly emotional season that saw the group go through makeups, breakups and everything in between.

[07/15/20 - 11:30 AM]
Apple Expands Original Film Slate with "Palmer," Starring Justin Timberlake
Written by Cheryl Guerriero, "Palmer" follows a former college football phenomenon named Eddie Palmer (played by Timberlake) who, after a stint in prison, returns to his hometown to get his life back on track.

[07/15/20 - 11:09 AM]
CNBC's "American Greed: Biggest Cons" Premieres Monday July 20th at 10PM ET/PT
The limited series goes beyond the courtroom to reveal surprising updates.

[07/15/20 - 10:30 AM]
100 Days Before Christmas 2020 Begins on Hallmark, Crown Media Family Networks Announces Original Programming Slate for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
Highlights include the return of "When Calls the Heart," "Good Witch" and "Chesapeake Shores" for new seasons.

[07/15/20 - 10:15 AM]
Comic Legend Stan Sakai and "Usagi Yojimbo" Embark on a New Adventure with Netflix in an All-New Animated Kids Series "Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles"
The series takes place in the far future, set in a world that mixes modern high-tech images with classic Japanese references.

[07/15/20 - 10:14 AM]
Video: "Skin Decision: Before and After" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Skin and beauty expert Nurse Jamie and plastic surgeon Dr. Sheila Nazarian use the latest procedures to bring out their clients' best selves.

[07/15/20 - 09:37 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts "The Dog House: UK" Trailer and Key Art
Finding forever homes for rejected dogs isn't easy - but that's exactly what the staff of Wood Green do every day.

[07/15/20 - 09:25 AM]
Bellator Is Back Next Friday, July 24 on Paramount Network
On March 13, Bellator made the decision to postpone that evening's event at Mohegan Sun Arena for the health and safety of the athletes, staff and everyone involved.

[07/15/20 - 09:04 AM]
Video: The Lovers, The Streamers, and Me: "Muppets Now" Premieres July 31 on Disney+
With a full roster of rotating guest stars, world-class production facilities, and pure unscripted mayhem, "Muppets Now" breaks new ground for the gang in their Disney+ debut.

[07/15/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "America's Got Talent" Top Charts
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/15/20 - 08:00 AM]
"Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn" Debuts August 12, Exclusively on HBO
The film, directed by Muta'Ali Muhammad, tells the story of Yusuf Hawkins, a black teenager who was murdered in 1989 by a group of young white men in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

[07/15/20 - 07:37 AM]
Hilary Farr and David Visentin Return in New Episodes of "Love It or List It"
Filled with Hilary and David's sharp wit, funny banter and clever, competitive barbs, each episode will culminate with families answering the series' highly anticipated question: are you going to love it or list it?







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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.