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[08/05/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 5
Updates include: Hulu's "High Fidelity," Freeform's "Siren" among wave of cancellations; NBC's "Connecting" casts quintet; and Disney Channel orders third season of "T.O.T.S."

[08/05/20 - 01:34 PM]
truTV Renews Top-Rated Comedy "Tacoma FD" for Season Three
To date, "Tacoma FD" Season 2 has reached 11 million viewers.

[08/05/20 - 01:32 PM]
truTV's Success with "Impractical Jokers" Franchise Strengthens Across Platforms
In addition to resuming production on "Impractical Jokers" Season 9, the company has ordered a third season of TBS's "The Misery Index" and 10 additional episodes of truTV's "Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party."

[08/05/20 - 01:29 PM]
WarnerMedia Announces Series Order for Heart-Pounding, Beloved Game Show "The Cube," Executive Produced and Hosted by NBA Legend Dwyane Wade
The show features pairs of contestants who must demonstrate skill, nerve and determination by braving The Cube, where they attempt seemingly simple physical tasks within the nerve-wracking confines of a glass box in the hope of winning a major cash prize.

[08/05/20 - 11:31 AM]
Selena Gomez's Cooking Show "Selena + Chef" to Stream on HBO Max Beginning August 13th
The world-renowned chefs featured during the season includes Angelo Sosa, Antonia Lofaso, Candice Kumai, Daniel Holzman, Jon & Vinny, Ludo Lefebvre, Nancy Silverton, Nyesha Arrington, Roy Choi, and Tonya Holland.

[08/05/20 - 10:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Ridley Scott's "Raised by Wolves"
The highly-anticipated series premiere will debut on Thursday, September 3 on HBO Max.

[08/05/20 - 10:11 AM]
Video: "Demarcus Family Rules" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus and ex-beauty queen Allison DeMarcus write their own rules for juggling music, family and fun in this reality show.

[08/05/20 - 09:49 AM]
TLC Debuts New Seasons of Fan-Favorite Medical Series with "Dr. Pimple Popper: Before the Pop" and "My Feet Are Killing Me: First Steps" Coming This Fall
Look for both series on Thursday nights beginning this September.

[08/05/20 - 09:38 AM]
Video: "Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against The Universe" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Get ready for a mission that's out of this world!

[08/05/20 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "About Face" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley gets up-close-and-personal with beauty icons and moguls.

[08/05/20 - 09:00 AM]
"Coastal Elites" Debuts September 12, Exclusively on HBO
Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Dan Levy, Sarah Paulson and Issa Rae star in this special presentation that explores our current world of deeply divided politics and the universal pursuit of human connection.

[08/05/20 - 08:34 AM]
Discovery Channel Celebrates Shark Week 2020 with Jawsome Partnerships
Television's longest-running and most anticipated summer event returns with bigger sharks and bigger breaches on Sunday, August 9 and continues through Sunday, August 16.

[08/05/20 - 08:31 AM]
HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries for Second Half Of 2020
Said lineup includes the previously announced series "The Vow," premiering Sunday, August 23.

[08/05/20 - 08:30 AM]
HBO Documentary Films in Production on a Two-Part Documentary "Seen & Heard," Exploring and Celebrating Black Television and Voices in Entertainment
The documentary will offer cultural commentary about representation in black storytelling and feature interviews with actors, showrunners, writers, celebrities and other notable influencers as well as verité-driven segments and inventive use of archival material.

[08/05/20 - 08:29 AM]
HBO Documentary Films and the Duplass Brothers in Production on "The Lady and the Dale," A Series Uncovering an Explosive Auto Scam
The project traces the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who rose to prominence when she released a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle during the 1970s gas crisis.

[08/05/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "America's Got Talent" Special Tops Charts for NBC
The show's 15th anniversary special leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/05/20 - 07:08 AM]
Video: "The Sleepover" - You Think You Know Your Parents? - Official Trailer - Netflix
During a fun weekend sleepover with their best friends, two siblings discover that their seemingly normal stay-at-home mom Margot (Malin Akerman) is actually a former high-end thief in the witness protection program.

[08/05/20 - 07:06 AM]
ViacomCBS Entertainment & Youth Group Lands Marvel and Former Fox Animation Exec Grant Gish as Head of Adult Animation Unit
"I grew up on MTV's Animation Studios content where I'd run home from school to watch Beavis and Butt-Head eating pretzels on my couch," said Gish.

[08/05/20 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Premiere Date for Season Two of "Love Island"
The season will kick off with a two-hour premiere Monday, August 24 and subsequent episodes will air nightly, including a two-hour episode each Saturday.

[08/04/20 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 4
Updates include: Sony plots "Who's the Boss?" sequel series; Miramax to bring "Mimic" to the small screen; and "S.W.A.T." kicks off production on new season.

[08/04/20 - 04:45 PM]
The CW Drops "Taskmaster" in Favor of "Supernatural" Repeats
The series bowed on the network this past Sunday alongside "Fridge Wars."

[08/04/20 - 02:46 PM]
"Space Launch Live: Splashdown" Multiplatform Event Skyrockets to #1 in the Ratings for Discovery
Discovery Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, August 2.

[08/04/20 - 12:34 PM]
The CW Network to Air "Women in Film Presents: Make It Work!" - A Variety Show to Benefit the WIF Hire Her Back Campaign
The one-hour special will air on The CW Network on Wednesday, August 26 and then move to The CW digital platforms, CWTV.COM and The CW App.

[08/04/20 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Mapleworth Murders" - Official Trailer - Quibi
Paula Pell and John Lutz star in the series, which features appearances by Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, D'Arcy Carden, Tim Meadows, Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, Pam Murphy, Ben Warheit, Annie Mumolo, Ike Barinholtz, Marry Holland, James Anderson and Drew Tarver.

[08/04/20 - 11:14 AM]
Amy Adams to Star in and Executive Produce "Kings of America," A Limited Series for Netflix
The project revolves around three women whose lives were intertwined: a Walmart heiress, a maverick executive, and a Walmart saleswoman who dared to fight the retail giant in the biggest class action lawsuit in U.S. history.

[08/04/20 - 10:42 AM]
Pop Culture Phenom David Dobrik to Host All-New Discovery Competition Series Amping Up the Classic Sport of Dodgeball
"Dodgeball Thunderdome" premieres Wednesday, August 19 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[08/04/20 - 10:31 AM]
Nickelodeon to Air Series of Danger Force "Minisodes," Kicking Off Saturday, Aug. 8, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) with Guest Star Frankie Grande
Picking up directly following the events of the "Quaran-kini" special that aired in May, the nearby Bhutt Factory's natural gas leak still looms dangerously over Swellview.

[08/04/20 - 10:12 AM]
OWN's Hit Tyler Perry Drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" Returns with a Two-Episode Premiere Tuesday, August 25
The popular series roars back to the screen with a vengeance as the Cryer, Harrington and Young families fight for their very existence.

[08/04/20 - 09:30 AM]
Video: "Ratched" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Sarah Paulson stars in "Ratched," coming to Netflix on September 18.

[08/04/20 - 08:09 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Titan Games" Wins Demo Race for NBC
The network remains on top among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[08/04/20 - 08:03 AM]
EPIX Premieres New Docuseries "Enslaved" in Fall 2020
Led by icon and activist Samuel L. Jackson, "Enslaved" sheds new light on 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World.

[08/04/20 - 07:56 AM]
Video: "The Boys" Unveils Final Trailer for Season 2 and New Key Art
The first three episodes of season two premiere Friday, September 4, with new episodes available each Friday following, culminating in an epic season finale on October 9.

[08/04/20 - 07:50 AM]
The Riveting and Unpredictable New True Crime Docuseries "The Suspect" - Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Sundance Now on Tuesday, August 18
The top-rated CBC 4-part documentary involves alleged police misconduct, media frenzy and wrongful conviction.

[08/04/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Power Book II: Ghost" - Official Trailer - Starz
The legacy lives on Sunday, September 6 on the pay channel.

[08/04/20 - 05:35 AM]
Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Network Announces Return of Hit Series "Fixer Upper," Expands Original Programming Slate
The "Fixer Upper" series reboot will air exclusively on Magnolia Network and will premiere at the time of the Network's launch in 2021.

[08/03/20 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 3
Updates include: "In Treatment," "Miracle Workers" on track to return; Lena Waithe brings "Open" to Amazon; and Lifetime extends "Married at First Sight" through season 17.

[08/03/20 - 02:53 PM]
"Delicious Miss Brown" Returns with New Season Filled with Family, Friends and Fresh Dishes from South Carolina's Lowcountry
Season three kicks off on Sunday, September 6 with a Labor Day grilling menu of Jerk Chicken and Pineapple Skewers, Sweet and Savory Grilled Corn, Sweet Heat Baked Beans and Spiked Mojito Pops shared with friends under the Southern sun.

[08/03/20 - 02:26 PM]
The Ultimate Price of Adventure: All New Discovery Series "Expedition to the Edge" Premieres August 23
In 2018, Captain Clemens Gabriel, along with his family, including daughters aged five and six, and a group of modern-day explorers, set out on the adventure of a lifetime.

[08/03/20 - 01:00 PM]
Video: "Big Brother: All-Stars" House Theme Revealed!
In a first for the hit summer series, the season premiere will air live, and the All-Star cast will be revealed during the two-hour move-in premiere event, Wednesday, August 5 on CBS.

[08/03/20 - 12:03 PM]
HBO Max Launches Summer Comedy Stand Up Specials on Thursday, August 20th
The offerings will feature solo specials from Rose Matafeo, Beth Stelling, and James Veitch, as well as a multi act special from the HA Comedy Festival, hosted by Anjelah Johnson.

[08/03/20 - 12:01 PM]
National Geographic Takes Viewers Inside the Global Underworld in New Docuseries, "Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller," Premiering January 1, 2021
In advance of its premiere, the network has commissioned a second season.

[08/03/20 - 11:16 AM]
National Geographic Unveils the First Field Ready Class
"As the global leader in natural history programming, we are profoundly aware that there is a lack of diversity and inclusion in natural history filmmaking teams," added Janet Han Vissering.

[08/03/20 - 11:02 AM]
National Geographic Defies Gravity with TV's First Global Airborne Franchise, Delivering Cutting-Edge Aerial Cinematography from Around the World in Four New Installments of Its Highly Rated "From Above" Series
With exclusive access all over the world, National Geographic's cameras are able to fly through restricted airspace, capturing never-before-seen views of the Earth.

[08/03/20 - 11:01 AM]
National Geographic Announces "Blood on the Wall" from Academy Award Nominee Sebastian Junger and Emmy Winner Nick Quested to Premiere September 30 at 9/8c
The film tells the story of how traffickers, corrupt politicians and well-positioned business interests have seized wealth and power, leaving everyday citizens desperately fighting for survival or needing to flee elsewhere for a better life.

[08/03/20 - 10:46 AM]
National Geographic Announces In-Depth Analysis of Osama Bin Laden's Newly Declassified Personal Files in "Bin Laden's Hard Drive" Special Premiering Thursday, September 10, at 9/8c
The special offers a roadmap into the mind of a mass murderer that offers increasing twists and contradictions the deeper it goes.

[08/03/20 - 10:41 AM]
Deep Into This Summer's 8th Annual SharkFest Season, National Geographic Greenlights SharkFest 2021 Premier Special, "Shark Beach" (WT), Featuring Global Movie Star, Surfer and Environmentalist Chris Hemsworth
"I've spent a great deal of my life near or in the ocean, sharing the same backyard with sharks, and recently there's been some growing concern regarding an increase in shark activity," says Hemsworth.

[08/03/20 - 10:36 AM]
National Geographic Taps Multi-Award-Winning Sigourney Weaver as Narrator for "Secrets of the Whales," An Awe-Inspiring Look at the Mysterious and Beautiful World of Whales
Additionally, the network announced that renowned filmmaker and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large James Cameron will serve as executive producer.

[08/03/20 - 10:31 AM]
National Geographic Acquires Critically Acclaimed Sundance Series "City So Real" with Fall Debut Planned
From twice Academy Award(R)-nominated filmmaker Steve James, the fascinating and complex portrait of contemporary Chicago delivers a deep, multifaceted look into the soul of a quintessentially American city, set against the backdrop of its history-making 2019 mayoral election.

[08/03/20 - 10:06 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Second Season of the Hit Thriller "Hunters"
The acclaimed first season, starring Al Pacino, Logan Lerman, and Jerrika Hinton, premiered February 21.

[08/03/20 - 09:26 AM]
Lifetime Expands Relationship Offerings with Spinoff Series "Married at First Sight: Unmatchables"
The new relationship series joins the previously announced "Battlefield of Love" and the Sarah Jessica Parker/Pretty Little Matches produced "Swipe Swap" for next year.







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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.