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[08/20/20 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 20
Updates include: Comedy Central pulls the plug on "Tosh.0" after 12 seasons; Sarah Cooper lands comedy at CBS; and FOX's "The Masked Singer" resumes production.

[08/20/20 - 11:31 AM]
VH1 Greenlights New Seasons of "RuPaul's Drag Race," "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" and "Untucked"
In the upcoming 13th season, the juggernaut series will welcome a new batch of drag queens ready to prove why they're "America's Next Drag Superstar."

[08/20/20 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - September 2020
New series announced for the month include "Haute Dog," "The Great Pottery Throw Down" and "The Murders at White House Farm."

[08/20/20 - 10:17 AM]
TV One Wraps Production of the Original Film "Don't Waste Your Pretty" Starring Keri Hilson, Redaric Williams, Deborah Joy Winans, Jasmine Burke, Kaye Singleton and Rainey Branch
The film, written by Katrina O'Gilvie, is based on the eponymous novel penned by award-winning author and media personality Demetria L. Lucas is slated to premiere in 2021.

[08/20/20 - 10:13 AM]
Colin Quinn Headlines and Directs "Summer of 2020: A Drive-In Comedy Special" for HBO Max
Directed by Quinn, who will also perform, the special is part documentary and part standup showcase.

[08/20/20 - 10:12 AM]
"2 Dope Queens'" Phoebe Robinson Brings First Solo Stand-Up Comedy Special to HBO Max
"I feel like Susan Lucci when she finally won a Daytime Emmy(R) (this reference is for my mom). It took twelve years to get here, but here I am," said Robinson.

[08/20/20 - 10:11 AM]
Aida Rodriguez Stand-Up Comedy Special Coming to HBO Max
"I'm excited about my first hour-long special and I'm thankful that HBO Max believed in me enough to create a place for my voice," said Rodriguez. "They have been a great partner every step of the way."

[08/20/20 - 10:02 AM]
Syfy to Debut First Two "TZGZ" Animated Originals, "Magical Girl Friendship Squad" and "Wild Life," on Saturday, September 26
Quinta Brunson, Ana Gasteyer, Claudia O'Doherty and John Reynolds are among the featured cast members.

[08/20/20 - 10:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up Astronaut Comedy Series "Moonbase 8" Starring Fred Armisen, Tim Heidecker and John C. Reilly
The six-episode series is a workplace comedy that follows three subpar astronauts living at NASA's Moon Base Simulator with high hopes of being chosen to travel to the moon.

[08/20/20 - 10:00 AM]
Avantika Vandanapu to Star and Manjari Makijany to Direct "Spin," A Newly Greenlit Disney Channel Original Movie
"Spin" follows an Indian American teen who discovers her artistic side through the unique world of DJ culture and learns she has a passion for creating mixes that blend the textures of her Indian heritage and the world around her.

[08/20/20 - 09:30 AM]
Season 2 of Tong Wars Drama Series "Warrior," Based on the Writings of Martial Arts Legend Bruce Lee, Debuts October 2 Exclusively on Cinemax
Season two follows rival Chinatown tongs, the Hop Wei and the Long Zii, as they fight for dominance amidst the growing anti-Chinese racism that threatens to destroy them all.

[08/20/20 - 09:10 AM]
Video: "Love, Guaranteed" - Official Film Trailer - Netflix
To save her small law firm, earnest lawyer Susan (Rachael Leigh Cook) takes a high-paying case from Nick (Damon Wayans Jr.), a charming new client who wants to sue a dating website that guarantees love.

[08/20/20 - 08:58 AM]
Video: "Madagascar: A Little Wild" (Official Trailer) - A Hulu Original
Join your fave friends, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman on September 7 as they grow up in the wildest jungle of all: New York City!

[08/20/20 - 08:42 AM]
BET Announces Premiere of "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" & "Tyler Perry's Assisted Living," Airing on Wednesday, September 2nd
The former is returning for its seventh season, that picks up five years later.

[08/20/20 - 08:31 AM]
Video: E!'s "The Bradshaw Bunch" Premieres Thursday, September 17
From real-life hijinks to juggling football, fame and farm life, unpredictable hilarity ensues as Bradshaw and family gives viewers a peek into rural living in Oklahoma.

[08/20/20 - 08:30 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos; NBC Leads Total Viewers
"Big Brother" pushes the Eye in front among adults 18-49.

[08/20/20 - 07:01 AM]
"The Right Stuff" from National Geographic Lands on Disney+ with Two-Episode Premiere on October 9
Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O'Donoghue, James Lafferty, Aaron Staton, Michael Trotter and Micah Stock star in the project.

[08/20/20 - 07:00 AM]
Starz Commences Production on Season Three of Critically Acclaimed Anthology Series "The Girlfriend Experience" in London
Julia Goldani Telles stars this season as Iris, a neuroscience major and novice girlfriend.

[08/20/20 - 07:00 AM]
Gillian Anderson and Emma Corrin Join Olivia Colman in Season Four of "The Crown," Arriving November 15th
Netflix broke the news on social media this morning.

[08/19/20 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 19
Updates include: Comedy Central nixes seventh season of "Drunk History"; Sarah Hyland to star in ABC's "Yours, Mine & Paul's"; and Sophie Okonedo, Kae Alexander among latest cast in Amazon's "Wheel of Time."

[08/19/20 - 10:11 PM]
Anne-Marie, GRM Daily and Sidemen's Behzinga to Be Focus of YouTube Originals' Autumn Documentaries
In Autumn 2020, YouTube Originals in the UK will release three new documentaries which represent compelling profiles of UK voices and organisations.

[08/19/20 - 01:31 PM]
Video: "Ravi Patel's Pursuit of Happiness" Trailer and Key Art Now Available
The four-part docuseries follows Ravi Patel as he travels the world seeking answers surrounding life's universal questions.

[08/19/20 - 01:24 PM]
Sundance Now's New Swedish Conspiracy Drama "We Got This" to Premiere on Thursday, September 3
With a mix of dark comedy and thrilling conspiracy, this six-part series is based on true speculations of the real-life murder of a former Swedish prime minister.

[08/19/20 - 10:02 AM]
WE tv's Spinoff Series "Life After Lockup" Returns with a Four-Part Self-Shot Event Beginning Friday, September 11 at 9 PM ET / 8 PM CT
A truly fresh new take on fast-paced and heart-wrenching storytelling, this special event features a mix of unseen footage and self-shot stories captured during quarantine using cell phones, Go Pros, video diaries, and interviews recorded on Skype.

[08/19/20 - 10:00 AM]
Apple's Breakout Hit Comedy "Ted Lasso" Scores Season Two Pick Up
The fourth episode of the sports smash comedy will premiere globally this Friday, August 21 on Apple TV+.

[08/19/20 - 09:42 AM]
Season 2 of "Dark Desire" Is Officially Coming
The series has seduced 35 million households around the world in its first 28 days - making it the hottest non-English season 1 to-date.

[08/19/20 - 09:30 AM]
UCP Inks Overall Deal with Tanya Saracho, Creator and Showrunner of "Vida" & Launches Latinx Talent Lab
As part of the deal, Saracho will establish a lab and incubator program aimed to nurture, amplify, guide, and empower intersectional Latinx voices.

[08/19/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: HBO Max's "Class Action Park" Trailer and Key Art Now Available
The documentary reveals the truth about New Jersey's Action Park; widely regarded as the world's most dangerous amusement park and a staple of growing up in the New York/New Jersey area in the '80s and '90s.

[08/19/20 - 08:46 AM]
Introducing the Epic Cast of Guillermo del Toro's Stop-Motion "Pinocchio" Film
The Netflix film features newcomer Gregory Mann as Pinocchio, Ewan McGregor as Cricket and David Bradley as Gepetto.

[08/19/20 - 08:31 AM]
"Unsolved Mysteries" Volume 2 Premieres October 19
Netflix revealed the date on social media this morning.

[08/19/20 - 08:27 AM]
Video: "Nice One!" - Official Trailer - Quibi
The Ron Funches-hosted game show launches this Monday, August 24.

[08/19/20 - 08:23 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Stays on Top with "America's Got Talent"
The network easily wins the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[08/19/20 - 07:30 AM]
"American Idol" All-Star Judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Host Ryan Seacrest Set to Return for Season 4 on ABC
The search for the next singing sensation is currently underway with "Idol Across America" remote virtual auditions taking place across all 50 states.

[08/19/20 - 06:15 AM]
Peacock Adds NBC Sports on Peacock to Free Channels
Debuting August 24, the channel will stream daytime live sports talk programming, including "PFT Live with Mike Florio," "The Dan Patrick Show," and "The Rich Eisen Show."

[08/19/20 - 06:01 AM]
"Warrior Nun" Renewed for a Second Season
Netflix broke the news to the cast on a video posted this morning.

[08/19/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "On the Rocks" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother and writer (Rashida Jones) teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father (Bill Murray) to tail her husband (Marlon Wayans) in a bittersweet comedy about relationships.

[08/19/20 - 03:04 AM]
Video: "Baby" Season 3 - Official Date Announcement - Netflix
The series returns for one last season on September 16, with the secrets and truths of its young protagonists, only on Netflix.

[08/18/20 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 18
Updates include: "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" comes to an end at Netflix; "Supernatural" begins filming on final episodes; and Sonay Hoffman inks overall deal with Sony Pictures Television.

[08/18/20 - 10:04 PM]
"Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice" Lands on Netflix
The award-winning documentary feature from Thailand directed by journalist-filmmaker Pailin Wedel, will be available on service starting September 15.

[08/18/20 - 01:00 PM]
Rachel Weisz to Star in and Executive Produce "Dead Ringers" for Amazon Prime Video with Alice Birch Set to Write and Showrun
Amazon Studios and Annapurna Television are co-producing the series, inspired by the 1988 thriller.

[08/18/20 - 12:11 PM]
Megastar Amr Diab Returns to Drama in a Netflix Global Show
Amr Diab is the winner of 7 World Music Awards and 6 African Music Awards.

[08/18/20 - 11:23 AM]
Official "A.P. Bio: The Podcast" Arrives with Recaps, Behind-the-Scenes Stories and All Things Whitlock High!
This marks the first podcast series for Peacock, NBCUniversal's new streaming service.

[08/18/20 - 09:41 AM]
Video: EPIX Releases "Enslaved" Trailer & Key Art
Led by icon and activist Samuel L. Jackson, "Enslaved" sheds new light on 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World.

[08/18/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Felipe Esparza - Two Stand-up Specials - "Bad Decisions" & "Malas Decisiones" - Netflix
The specials showcase Esparza's edgy style of humor as the perfect vehicle to weave through difficult anecdotes of his childhood and mistakes in his adult life with ease.

[08/18/20 - 09:00 AM]
UCP Announces Second Development Project with Seth MacFarlane's Fuzzy Door: "Untitled Little Rock Nine Project"
In 1957, after the landmark Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, 14 year-old Carlotta Walls is among the first black students to attend the all-white Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas.

[08/18/20 - 08:40 AM]
Video: "Reno 911!" Part 2 - Official Trailer - Quibi
New episodes begin Monday, August 24 on the streaming service.

[08/18/20 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers; FOX, NBC Share Demo Honors
Said night also marked the start of the Democratic Convention.

[08/18/20 - 08:21 AM]
Introducing "Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices" - Story Time Is Here September 1 on Netflix
Each episode features a children's book about the Black experience written by a Black author and read aloud by a Black celebrity.

[08/18/20 - 08:08 AM]
Riveting Miniseries "Secret State" Set for Saturday Night's "Mystery Alley" on Ovation TV Starting September 12
The British political thriller stars Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne, Emmy nominee Charles Dance, and Oscar nominee Ruth Negga.

[08/18/20 - 08:04 AM]
Home Renovation Expert Alison Victoria Tackles Major Professional and Personal Challenges in New Season of HGTV's "Windy City Rehab"
Look for the first of five 90-minute episodes beginning Tuesday, September 15.







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[10/18/21 - 03:05 PM]
Netflix Announces New Y/A Dramedy "XO, Kitty" - A Spinoff Series Inspired by the "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Film Franchise Starring Anna Cathcart
The 10-episode series created by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian.

[10/18/21 - 10:31 AM]
Netflix Renews "Family Reunion" for a Third and Final Season
The McKellans are back for one last reunion on the streaming service.

[10/18/21 - 10:01 AM]
Brianna Bennett Named Senior Vice President, Network Drama for ABC Entertainment
Bennett arrives from ViacomCBS, where she served as vice president, Drama Development, since 2014.

[10/18/21 - 09:52 AM]
Ina Garten, The Iconic Barefoot Contessa, Expands Relationship with Discovery Inc. Across All Platforms with Multi-Year Deal
Her inaugural project under the deal is "Be My Guest" (WT), a new series in development for 2022 with a fresh take on Ina's signature style of welcoming viewers into her home.

[10/18/21 - 09:36 AM]
Lifetime Partners with the Art of Elysium And Artist Colette Miller for Seven City Global Angel Wings Project Art Installation in Celebration of "Highway to Heaven"
Starring Jill Scott and Barry Watson, "Highway to Heaven" debuts on November 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Lost Daughter" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A woman's quiet seaside vacation takes an unsettling turn when her fixation on a young mother staying at a nearby villa awakens memories from her past.

[10/18/21 - 09:30 AM]
"Vice" Returns to Air Sunday, November 14 on Showtime
The second half of the season covers a range of topics, from an investigation into the disturbing number of deaths in the Black community living in Louisiana's so called "Cancer Alley," to the new revolution in Cuba.

[10/18/21 - 09:30 AM]
discovery+ Takes Viewers Alongside the Biggest "Space Titans" of the New Private Space Race
"Space Titans: Musk, Bezos, Branson," an all-new special streaming Thursday, November 4 on discovery+, will follow the world's most successful entrepreneurs who are putting billions of dollars on the line to launch a revolution in space.

[10/18/21 - 09:28 AM]
Heather Anderson Moves to ESPN as Vice President, Programming and Acquisitions
Prior to joining ESPN, she served as vice president and assistant chief counsel at The Walt Disney Company.

[10/18/21 - 08:25 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces Premiere Dates and Offers First Look at Slate of Sustainability Series and Specials Starting October 23 with "Dear Earth"
The upcoming YouTube Originals programming slate aims to address sustainability challenges the world faces and offer solutions that can be adopted to inspire change.

[10/18/21 - 08:06 AM]
Special Guest Stars Announced for the "2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," Debuting November 20 on HBO
The Ceremony honors this year's Inductees: Tina Turner, Carole King, The Go-Go's, JAY-Z, Foo Fighters, and Todd Rundgren in the Performer category.

[10/18/21 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Hit-Monkey" - Official Trailer
This is a story of a monkey on a mission. "Marvel's Hit-Monkey" premieres November 17, only on Hulu.

[10/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Destination Fear" Returns with All-New Episodes - and Terrifying Sleepovers - Inside Haunted Abandoned Locations Including the Team's First-Ever International Investigation
New episodes return beginning Saturday, November 6 on Travel Channel and discovery+.

[10/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
Two-Time CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan to Host "The 55th Annual CMA Awards"
Bryan, a two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year, will make his CMA Awards hosting debut on this year's stage.

[10/18/21 - 08:00 AM]
"90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days" Turns Up the Heat with All-New Couples and One Familiar Face, When It Returns This December to Spice Up the Holidays
The new season premieres on Sunday, December 12 at 8:00/7:00c and will stream concurrently on discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service.