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[08/01/20 - 08:40 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Puts FOX on Top in Demos
The network again takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS remains the most-watched broadcaster.

[07/31/20 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 31
Updates include: Parvesh Cheena cast in NBC's "Connecting" comedy; Michael Shannon boards Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers"; and Craig Robinson is "Killing It" for Peacock.

[07/31/20 - 10:45 PM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer of "Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl"
Inspired by true events, the film takes you on Gunjan Saxena's journey through family, dreams and determination, as she became India's first female Air Force officer to fly in a combat zone during the 1999 Kargil War.

[07/31/20 - 03:38 PM]
Actor Jim Belushi Take Viewers Inside His Legal Cannabis Farm in New Reality Series "Growing Belushi"
The series premieres Wednesday, August 19 at 10:00/9:00c on Discovery Channel.

[07/31/20 - 01:01 PM]
"Wynonna Earp" Returns with a Vengeance on Syfy with 1.2 Million Views For the Season 4 Premiere
Syfy further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 26.

[07/31/20 - 01:00 PM]
Syfy Wire's Original Documentary "Todd McFarlane: Like Hell I Won't" Content Has Achieved Over 1.4 Million Views and Counting
Syfy further spins the numbers for Saturday, July 25.

[07/31/20 - 12:17 PM]
Video: "Fearless" Trailer - Netflix Futures
Reid, an avid video gamer and overall slacker, is about to unlock the hardest video game level on Earth... babysitting!

[07/31/20 - 11:22 AM]
"The Secret Life of the Zoo" Returns to Animal Planet for an All-New Heartwarming Season on Saturday, August 1
In the season premiere, keepers work tirelessly to save the mischievous Girlie, one of the critically endangered blue-throated macaws, after she escapes from the zoo as her more reserved sister Lady calls out for her to return.

[07/31/20 - 11:17 AM]
Rachelle Lefevre, Matt Whelan and Matt Nable Star in Powerful Thriller "The Sounds" Premiering Thursday, September 3 on Acorn TV
Acorn TV's latest twisty psychological thriller is the riveting story of a missing person and a blissful marriage turned upside down in a sleepy town where nothing is quite what it seems.

[07/31/20 - 11:11 AM]
"L.A.'s Finest" and "Filthy Rich" Premiere Monday, Sept. 21 on FOX
The latter is a southern Gothic family soap in which wealth, power and religion collide - with outrageously soapy results.

[07/31/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Originals Hold Onto Demo Crown
"Holey Moley" and "To Tell the Truth" spark another victory among adults 18-49.

[07/31/20 - 08:11 AM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces 2020 Own Your Vote Initiative
The campaign is designed to help Black women make a voting plan for this critical 2020 election cycle.

[07/31/20 - 08:01 AM]
Netflix Announces the Fifth and Final Part of "Money Heist"
Production on the final 10 episodes begins next week.

[07/31/20 - 05:45 AM]
ABC's "American Idol" Kicks Off "Idol Across America" Beginning Monday, Aug. 10
During this season's first round of auditions, "American Idol" will continue to break new innovative boundaries with custom-built Zoom technology to host "Idol Across America," its first-ever live virtual nationwide search for the next superstar.

[07/31/20 - 05:41 AM]
CBS Presents "John Lewis: Celebrating A Hero," A One-Hour Primetime Special Honoring His Life, to Be Broadcast Tuesday, August 4
The special will be hosted by Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Gayle King and Brad Pitt.

[07/30/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 30
Updates include: "Grey's Anatomy," "Station 19" promote new regulars; Damon Wayans Jr. to star in comedy series for Peacock; and Netflix commissions anime series based on "Splinter Cell" video game.

[07/30/20 - 01:08 PM]
FX Sets Premiere Date for "A Wilderness of Error"
The premiere will include the first three episodes airing back-to-back-to-back from 8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, September 25.

[07/30/20 - 01:02 PM]
Building Upon Natural History for Over 132 Years, National Geographic Announces Fall Slate of Epic Natural History Series and Specials
Highlights include the return of "Savage Kingdom" on Friday, August 14.

[07/30/20 - 12:31 PM]
Video: "Sex Next Door" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The streaming service's latest entry launches this Monday, August 3.

[07/30/20 - 12:02 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews Emmy(R) Nominated Documentary Series "Vice" for a Second Season
The series recently wrapped its first season on the network and received a 2020 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series or Special.

[07/30/20 - 10:14 AM]
HBO Documentary Series "The Vow," Taking an Inside Look at the NXIVM Organization, Debuts August 23 on HBO
The series takes a deep, nuanced look at the experiences of a number of people deeply involved in NXIVM over the course of several years.

[07/30/20 - 10:13 AM]
Video: "On The Trail" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
CNN shares their front-row seat to history for a glimpse into what it takes to cover a presidential campaign.

[07/30/20 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy(R) Award Winner Leah Remini Named Host of Game Show Network's New Series, "People Puzzler," Based on the Iconic Crossword Puzzles in People Magazine
The half-hour original series is anticipated to premiere in early 2021.

[07/30/20 - 10:03 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Reveals the Top 44 Acts Headed to Season 15 Live Shows Starting Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Universal Studios Hollywood
Results will be revealed during a one-hour telecast each Wednesday (8-9 p.m. ET/PT) with five acts going through each week to the semifinals.

[07/30/20 - 09:29 AM]
Season 2 of Tong Wars Drama Series "Warrior," Based on the Writings of Martial Arts Legend Bruce Lee, Debuts This October, Exclusively on Cinemax
The series is a gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco's Chinatown in the late 19th century.

[07/30/20 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Asia's Original Anthology Drama Series "Invisible Stories" to Premiere in the U.S. on August 3
All six episodes will be available in the U.S. and will be available to stream on HBO and HBO Max.

[07/30/20 - 08:21 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers; Splits Demos with CBS, FOX
NBC has been the most-watched network for 10 consecutive Wednesdays.

[07/30/20 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Teenage Bounty Hunters" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The latest original is coming to Netflix on August 14.

[07/30/20 - 05:00 AM]
ViacomCBS Debuts Expanded and Enhanced CBS All Access
More than 3,500 episodes across ViacomCBS' leading portfolio of entertainment brands will now be available on CBS All Access, including popular series from BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian Channel and more.

[07/30/20 - 12:19 AM]
Video: "Young Wallander" - Official Teaser - Netflix
The series reimagines Henning Mankell's literary hero as a cop in his early 20s in 2020 Sweden.

[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.







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[08/08/20 - 08:29 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Lead Demo Race
The network's latest installment leads a low key night among adults 18-49.

[08/08/20 - 08:08 AM]
Video: "Rust Valley Restorers" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Old-school auto collector Mike Hall, his pal Avery Shoaf and son Connor Hall go the extra mile to restore retro cars - and hopefully turn a profit.

[08/08/20 - 01:46 AM]
Netflix Releases the First Look Images of "Paranormal"
The series tackles Dr. Refaat, a cynical Hematologist with a dark sense of humor, who goes through a "journey of doubt" as his world is turned upside down after his lifelong scientific convictions are questioned.

[08/07/20 - 01:05 PM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of 2020 Democratic and Republican National Conventions From 7:00-11:00 p.m., Monday Through Thursday Each Week
Prime-time coverage will air for one hour (10:00 - 11:00 p.m. EDT) on ABC during each of the weeks.

[08/07/20 - 10:31 AM]
Ava DuVernay & HBO Max Call Action on "One Perfect Shot"
Each episode arms one acclaimed director with an arsenal of visual tools to pull back the curtain on their most iconic shots.

[08/07/20 - 10:21 AM]
Hulu Presents Upcoming Original Series "Woke," "No Man's Land," and Second Season of "Pen15" at the 2020 Hulu Press Tour
Plus: "Love, Victor" and "Taste The Nation with Padma Lakshmi" to return for second seasons; and premiere dates set for "Animaniacs," "Monsterland" and more.

[08/07/20 - 09:26 AM]
"The Vow," A Portrait of NXIVM, Debuts August 23, Exclusively on HBO
The nine-part documentary series is directed by Emmy(R)-winning and Academy award nominated Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer.

[08/07/20 - 09:04 AM]
AMC Announces Cast for First-Ever Prime-Time Animated Drama, "Pantheon"
Daniel Dae Kim, Katie Chang, Paul Dano, Rosemarie DeWitt, Aaron Eckhart, Taylor Schilling, Ron Livingston, Chris Diamantopoulos, Raza Jaffrey and Scoot McNairy are among the additions.

[08/07/20 - 09:03 AM]
AMC Networks Developing Original True Crime Series Offering Bold and Unexpected Perspectives on the Genre
Mona Chalabi, Naomi Ekperigin, Cameron Esposito and Jena Friedman are among the featured auspices.

[08/07/20 - 09:02 AM]
AMC Announces Second Season Renewal for the Episodic Anthology "Soulmates" from Emmy(R) Award-Winning Writer Will Bridges and Brett Goldstein
The renewal comes ahead of the series' season one debut on Sunday, October 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/07/20 - 09:01 AM]
AMC Networks Announces Fall and Winter 2020-21 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series and Specials
Newly announced season premieres include SundanceTV's "The A Word," IFC's "Baroness von Sketch Show" and AMC's "Eli Roth's History of Horror."

[08/07/20 - 08:22 AM]
From Executive Producer Guillermo del Toro, "Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans" Arrives on Netflix in 2021
"Trollhunters," "3 Below" and "Wizards" will combine for one epic adventure.

[08/07/20 - 08:21 AM]
Landscape Designer Jamie Durie Transforms Neglected Outdoor Spaces in New HGTV Series "Backyard Takeover"
Premiering Friday, August 21, the series spotlights Jamie as he works with two families in each episode to turn their lackluster backyards into showstopping, personalized outdoor oases.

[08/07/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Originals Keep ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet's "To Tell the Truth" leads the night among adults 18-49.

[08/07/20 - 06:40 AM]
NBC News & MSNBC to Launch Special Week-Long Series "Coronavirus and the Classroom" as Schools Grapple with Reopening Amid Pandemic
On Thursday, August 13, Lester Holt will anchor a live primetime special on NBC, featuring NBC News correspondents, newsmakers and additional experts sharing practical guidance for kids, parents and teachers as they navigate the return to school during the pandemic.