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[07/29/20 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 29
Updates include: Marsai Martin to host "Tiny Talk Show" for Quibi; Kerry Washington signs new overall deal with ABC Studios; and FOX completes filming on "Dancing with Horses" pilot.

[07/29/20 - 02:10 PM]
Video: "The Masked Singer" - An All-New Season Coming This Fall to FOX
The show's first promo indicates its new season will roll out in September.

[07/29/20 - 12:59 PM]
Bravo Media Presents the Vital National Conversation "Race in America: A Movement Not a Moment" Premiering Sunday, August 9, at 10PM ET/PT
The 90-minute special from Executive Producers Leslie D. Farrell and Dorothy Toran is produced by Lauren Grace Media.

[07/29/20 - 12:02 PM]
Cartoon Trump and Cartoon Biden Face Off as "Our Cartoon President" Returns to Showtime(R)
Look for nine half-hour episodes tied to the 2020 Presidential election beginning Sunday, September 13.

[07/29/20 - 11:38 AM]
Calling All Metalheads! Syfy Launches "Metal Crush Mondays" Beginning August 3
The month-long programming stunt features interviews conducted by Whitney Moore with some of the biggest names in heavy metal.

[07/29/20 - 10:24 AM]
YouTube Originals Renews "Could You Survive the Movies?" for a Second Season Premiering Early 2021
The series has accrued over 70 million views since launching in October 2019.

[07/29/20 - 10:05 AM]
Video: "Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the event, four family sitcoms - "Family Reunion," "Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love", "The Big Show Show" and "Mr. Iglesias" - tag team to uphold their family legacies in a summer crossover competition so hot it could light the Olympic torch.

[07/29/20 - 09:32 AM]
Jonathan Levine to Direct Hulu Limited Series "Nine Perfect Strangers"
Levine will helm all eight episodes of the highly anticipated Hulu limited series, starring Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Samara Weaving, Luke Evans, Melvin Gregg, Grace Van Patten and Tiffany Boone.

[07/29/20 - 09:11 AM]
It's a "Twinseltown" Showdown When Drew and Jonathan Scott Compete in the Newest Season of HGTV's "Brother vs. Brother"
The new season begins Wednesday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/29/20 - 09:04 AM]
"Black Beauty" Rides Onto Disney+
The contemporary adaptation of Anna Sewell's classic 19th century novel features Kate Winslet as the voice of "Black Beauty."

[07/29/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Chemical Hearts" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
The film, due on August 21, is an unapologetic, coming of age story involving a hopeless romantic and a young woman with a mysterious past.

[07/29/20 - 08:31 AM]
New AMC Studios and Movistar+ Limited Series "La Fortuna" Casts Academy Award(R)-Nominee Stanley Tucci
The six-part limited series stars Tucci as treasure hunter Frank Wild, Álvaro Mel, who plays inexperienced diplomat Alex Ventura, and Ana Polvorosa, as Alex's colleague in work and adventure, Lucia.

[07/29/20 - 08:13 AM]
Video: Rob Schneider Asks: Sex or Cookies? - "Asian Momma, Mexican Kids" Trailer - Netflix
The stand-up special premieres on August 11, only on Netflix.

[07/29/20 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Top Spots with "America's Got Talent"
The network cruises to another victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/29/20 - 08:05 AM]
FOX Sports Drafts Super Bowl Champ Jonathan Vilma to Network's NFL Roster
The Super Bowl champion and three-time Pro Bowler Jonathan Vilma joins FOX Sports as an NFL game analyst.

[07/29/20 - 08:02 AM]
Time to Pop Bottles - Seven Classic Shows Are Coming to Netflix
"Moesha," "The Game," "Sister Sister," "Girlfriends," "The Parkers," "Half & Half" and "One on One" are all on tap in the coming months.

[07/29/20 - 08:01 AM]
From the Creator of "American Horror Story," "Ratched" Premieres September 18 on Netflix
Sarah Paulson stars as the iconic Nurse Ratched.

[07/29/20 - 07:54 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "Summer Nights" Features Three All-New Original Movies
"Romance in the Air" will kick things off on Saturday, August 1.

[07/29/20 - 07:31 AM]
Netflix Orders Animated Comedy Series "Captain Fall" from Jon Iver Helgaker and Jonas Torgersen
The project will follow Jonathan Fall, a naive warm-hearted ship captain who finds himself unknowingly the captain of a smuggling ship.

[07/29/20 - 07:21 AM]
Attention Idhunites: Netflix Reveals the Characters of "The Idhun Chronicles"
The season has five episodes and it is directed by Maite Ruiz de Austri, winner of two Goya Awards for Best Animated Film, who becomes the first woman to direct an anime series in Spain.

[07/29/20 - 07:00 AM]
Crackle Announces the Premiere of AVOD Exclusive Horror Film "The Sonata" Available August 1
The movie stars Freya Tingley as Rose Fisher, a music virtuoso who inherits a rambling Victorian mansion owned by her deceased father played by Rutger Hauer in one of his final on-screen performances.

[07/28/20 - 11:57 PM]
Netflix Confirms Casting of Yoo Ah-in and Park Jeong-min for Korean Original Series "Hellbound"
Kim Hyun-joo, Won Jin-ah and Yang Ik-june also star in the project, about supernatural angels appearing out of nowhere to condemn people to hell.

[07/28/20 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 28
Updates include: Netflix renews "How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)"; "Wheel of Fortune," "Jeopardy!" to resume filming; and WE tv postpones launch of "Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!"

[07/28/20 - 02:49 PM]
Millie Bobby Brown to Star in and Produce with Jason Bateman's Aggregate Films "The Girls I've Been" for Netflix
The film is a twisty, exhilarating thriller centering around a con artist, Nora, who must use her powers of persuasion and impersonation to get herself, her girlfriend, and ex-boyfriend free during a hostage situation at a bank.

[07/28/20 - 01:32 PM]
All-New "American Chopper" Special to Air Tuesday, August 4 on Discovery Channel
"The Last Ride" was previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 9.

[07/28/20 - 11:05 AM]
No Risk, No Reward: All New Discovery Series "I Quit" Premieres Tuesday, August 18
Over the course of one year, the series follows six sets of hopeful entrepreneurs as they leave their steady incomes and retirement plans behind, going all in on their dreams of launching their own businesses.

[07/28/20 - 10:51 AM]
PBS Distribution Announces New Prime Video Channel: PBS Documentaries
Subscribers will be able to explore various topics or take an in-depth look at the people, traditions and events that mold our world - all carefully curated for "viewers like you" by America's most trusted home of documentaries: PBS.

[07/28/20 - 10:50 AM]
PBS's "Independent Lens" to Premiere "Mr. Soul!" in Its Upcoming Season, Bringing America's First Black Variety Show Back to Public Television
The pioneering series ran for six years, cementing itself as not only a vehicle to celebrate Black artistry, community and culture but also as a platform for political expression and a powerful force in the fight for social justice.

[07/28/20 - 10:49 AM]
"How It Feels to Be Free," New "American Masters" Documentary About Trailblazing Black Female Entertainers Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Diahann Carroll, Nina Simone, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier, Premieres Winter 2021 on PBS
The film, which is slated to premiere in early 2021 on PBS, features interviews and archival performances with all six women, as well as original conversations with contemporary artists influenced by them.

[07/28/20 - 10:48 AM]
PBS and WETA Announce New Documentary Series from Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., "The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song", to Air February 16 and 23, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. ET
Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Bishop Michael Curry, Cornel West, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Rev. Al Sharpton, Yolanda Adams, Rev. William Barber II, BeBe Winans and Bishop Vashti McKenzie are among those featured.

[07/28/20 - 10:47 AM]
New "PBS Kids Talk About: Race and Racism" Special to Debut on October 9
The show will feature kids and their parents talking about race and racial justice-related topics in an age-appropriate way.

[07/28/20 - 10:46 AM]
PBS and "PBS NewsHour" Announce Intimate Series with New York Times Bestselling Author Kelly Corrigan
The first episode will premiere on PBS stations nationwide on Monday, October 5.

[07/28/20 - 08:31 AM]
72nd Emmy Awards Complete Nominations List
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" tops all comedies with 20 nominations while "Ozark" and "Succession" lead the dramas with 18 each.

[07/28/20 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "The Titan Games" Top Demos
CBS however is the most-watched network with its all-repeat lineup.

[07/28/20 - 08:04 AM]
TV One's Hit Series "Uncensored" Returns with All New Episodes Exploring the Personal Lives of Celebrities on Sunday, September 6 at 10 P.M./9C
Larenz Tate, Tyrese, Eve, Yandy Smith-Harris, Omari Hardwick, Jenifer Lewis and Debbie Allen are among those featured.

[07/28/20 - 07:00 AM]
Acorn TV Commissions Second Season of "Ms. Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries" from Every Cloud Productions
The series will begin production this October and exclusively premiere on Acorn TV in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and in its home country on Acorn TV Australia in 2021 and thereafter on the Seven Network in Australia.

[07/28/20 - 06:55 AM]
Video: "Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Join the adventure as our campers get up close and personal with dinosaurs in the all new series, coming to Netflix on September 18.

[07/27/20 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 27
Updates include: Adam McKay brings "The First Shot" to HBO; "Shark Tank" to relocate filming to Las Vegas; and WarnerMedia launches investigation into workplace problems at "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

[07/27/20 - 04:03 PM]
BBC One Confirms Emily Mortimer's Adaptation of "The Pursuit of Love," Starring Lily James, Dominic West, Emily Beecham and Andrew Scott
Amazon Studios is co-producing within the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and the series will be produced by Rhonda Smith.

[07/27/20 - 02:09 PM]
ABC News Announces a Prime-Time Special on Regis Philbin, His Life and Legacy as a Television Pioneer
"Regis Philbin: The Morning Maestro - A Special Edition of 20/20" airs Tuesday, July 28 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/27/20 - 01:30 PM]
Starz Makes It Rain for Global Hit "P-Valley" as It Returns to Center Stage for a Second Season
To date, "P-Valley" ranks #1 among 2020's new premium series with African American viewers (L+3, P2+ 262K) and is in the Top 5 of all premium series among African American households.

[07/27/20 - 01:06 PM]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Announces Awards Timetable for 78th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
The eligibility period for English-language and foreign-language motion pictures has been extended to include motion pictures released through February 28, 2021.

[07/27/20 - 01:00 PM]
MotorTrend App Orders Sophomore Season of the Hit Series "Faster with Finnegan," Hosted by Mike Finnegan of "Roadkill"
Season two is scheduled to premiere on the MotorTrend App in the first quarter of 2021 and is produced by MotorTrend Studios.

[07/27/20 - 12:00 PM]
Apple TV+ and Oprah Winfrey Announce "The Oprah Conversation"
"The Oprah Conversation" will debut on Apple TV+ on Thursday, July 30.

[07/27/20 - 11:32 AM]
What Pairs Well with a Little "Friends"? Some "Love Life"!
HBO Max gives its first overview of its series' performances.

[07/27/20 - 11:30 AM]
Freeform Finds "Love in the Time of Corona" with Two-Night Limited Series Event Airing Saturday, Aug. 22, and Sunday, Aug. 23
The episodes will also be available on Hulu the following day.

[07/27/20 - 11:08 AM]
Discovery and Science Channel Partner with The Washington Post to Capture Live Splashdown Return of SpaceX's Crew Dragon Spacecraft After Historic Space Docking
The multiplatform event will air live on Sunday, August 2, at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT on Discovery and Science Channel.

[07/27/20 - 11:02 AM]
A&E Network Celebrates One of Music's Most Influential Stars in Exciting New Biography Special
"Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne" will premiere on Monday, September 7 followed by "Biography: I Want My MTV" on Tuesday, September 8.

[07/27/20 - 10:00 AM]
Quibi Announces Tasty New Series "Eye Candy" Based on Hit Japanese Game Show Format Nippon TV's "Sokkuri Sweets"
The series is centered around teams of celebrities and civilians who will attempt to identify outrageous edible creations designed to look like everyday ordinary objects.

[07/27/20 - 10:00 AM]
"The Drew Barrymore Show" Kicks-Off Digital Launch Announcing Full Lineup Including Docuseries "The Making of The Drew Barrymore Show," "Drew's Movie Nite," "The Art of the Interview" & More!
Look for the show's broadcast premiere on Monday, September 14.







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[08/06/20 - 03:10 PM]
Kwame Patterson and Arlen Escarpeta Join the Cast of OWN's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "David Makes Man," From Academy Award Winner Tarell Alvin McCraney
Patterson and Escarpeta join returning series regulars Akili McDowell, Alana Arenas, Travis Coles and Cayden K. Williams for season two.

[08/06/20 - 01:15 PM]
Video: OWN and SeeHer Host Groundbreaking Conversation "Reflecting Black Women in 2020 and Beyond" August 6
Panelists include Paul Garnes, Dee Harris-Lawrence, Tina Lifford and Kym Whitley.

[08/06/20 - 12:36 PM]
Video: "The Proud Family" Cast and Creative Team Reunited for NAACP's Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival
The panel was moderated by Keke Palmer, who announced that she will be joining the cast of Disney+'s upcoming series "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder."

[08/06/20 - 12:08 PM]
Coming-of-Age Family Film "Desert Dolphin" Skates to Netflix
Prerna, a teenager growing up in rural India, comes of age when she's introduced to the sport of skateboarding.

[08/06/20 - 12:02 PM]
BYUtv Brings Back "All-Round Champion" for Season 2
The inspirational unscripted series, co-produced by BYUtv and marblemedia, assembles ten of North America's most decorated young winter athletes to compete in the ultimate winter sports competition.

[08/06/20 - 12:01 PM]
BYUtv Schedules Robust Slate of Fall Premieres
"Due to extensive planning and fortuitous circumstances, BYUtv is able to offer a full slate of premieres early in the fall despite this year's challenges," said Michael Dunn.

[08/06/20 - 11:59 AM]
HBO Sports to Premiere Documentary Film "Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth," Chronicling Craig Carton's Double Life and Downfall October 7
The film reveals how the radio host's secret insatiable gambling addiction, financed by an illicit ticket-broking business, brought his career to a sudden halt when he was arrested by FBI agents and charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and securities fraud.

[08/06/20 - 11:59 AM]
As the Clock Ticks Towards Winter, Seven Strangers Leave the Comforts of Home to Try and Build a Self-Sustaining Alaskan Community in Discovery Series "100 Days Wild"
Discovery's new series spotlights a new generation who leave their homes and every creature comfort behind as they set out to take on a vast expanse of Alaska.

[08/06/20 - 11:24 AM]
Amazon Studios Announces New First Look Deal with Grammy Award-Winning Artist Lizzo
"I'm so excited to partner with the amazing team at Amazon," said Lizzo. "Thank you to Jen Salke and the rest of the team for making this dream come true. I can't wait to get started and share my vision with the world."

[08/06/20 - 11:00 AM]
Amazon Studios Greenlights "A League of Their Own" Series from Sony Pictures Television
The new hour-long series comes from executive producers and co-creators Abbi Jacobson, who also stars, and Will Graham.

[08/06/20 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Limited Series "The Undoing" Debuts October 25
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star in the project, which was originally set to premiere back in May.

[08/06/20 - 09:31 AM]
Josh Gates to Host Special Shark-Themed Episodes of Hit Virtual Talk-Show "Josh Gates Tonight" During Shark Week 2020 on Discovery Channel
Look for five nights of special shark-themed episodes airing Sunday, August 9 - Thursday, August 13.

[08/06/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Hoops" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The original animated comedy series starring Jake Johnson premieres August 21.

[08/06/20 - 09:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Announces Reorganization of Television and Streaming Businesses
As part of the reorganization, Paul Telegdy, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, is leaving the company.

[08/06/20 - 08:38 AM]
Stars of HGTV Mega Hit "Renovation Island" Share How They Started and Built a Successful Business in New Series "Renovation, Inc."
More than 18.5 million HGTV fans have tuned in to watch home renovation experts Bryan and Sarah Baeumler in the breakout hit series "Renovation Island" where their family embarked on an epic adventure to restore a massive, rundown beachfront resort in The Bahamas.