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[09/06/20 - 10:04 AM]
Video: "My Octopus Teacher" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.

[09/06/20 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
The network holds off the competition among adults 18-49 last night.

[09/05/20 - 09:14 AM]
Video: "MeatEater" Season 9 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Steve's latest hunt-to-table adventures include eventful trips to Colorado, Texas and Wyoming - where he prepares savory dishes.

[09/05/20 - 08:37 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Holds Onto Demo Crown
"WWE SmackDown" remains in front among adults 18-49 for the network.

[09/04/20 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 4
Updates include: Anna Faris exits "Mom" after seven seasons; Alan Ritchson to play "Jack Reacher" for Amazon; and CBS Television Studios confirms more production starts.

[09/04/20 - 05:01 PM]
Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Announce Production of New Original Anime Series "Shenmue"
This latest Crunchyroll and Adult Swim Production will stream worldwide outside of Japan and mainland China on Crunchyroll and air on Adult Swim's Toonami in the domestic United States.

[09/04/20 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Tops Viewers, Demos for CBS
The Eye leads the night overall among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[09/04/20 - 07:31 AM]
6.6 Million Viewers Tuned in to Tyler Perry's New Sitcoms "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" and "Tyler Perry's Assisted Living" Last Wednesday Night on BET
BET spins the numbers for Wednesday, September 2.

[09/04/20 - 07:30 AM]
HBO's "Axios" Presents an Interview with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Airing Tuesday, September 8
Axios co-founder Mike Allen sits down with the social media executive for a candid and wide-ranging conversation.

[09/04/20 - 07:02 AM]
Adult Swim Acquires This Is Branchburg Podcast, Announces New Season
The network will make the podcast's existing season one episodes available on its website beginning today and joins as a producer of its upcoming second season, with episodes premiering on October 1.

[09/04/20 - 02:08 AM]
Helena Bergstrom Directs Feature Film "Dancing Queens" for Netflix - Starring Molly Nutley, Marie Goranzon & Claes Malmberg
The film is a drama about daring to embrace the unpredictable and being open to love and friendship in whatever form it comes.

[09/03/20 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 3
Updates include: Amazon nixes "Cortés y Moctezuma" limited series; Sony Pictures Television in early talks with Amazon for its suite of Marvel series; and Rachel Lee Goldenberg to helm HBO Max's "Minx" pilot.

[09/03/20 - 01:04 PM]
FOX Sports Rolls Out Unrivaled Studio Lineup Ahead of 2020 NFL Season
On Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 PM ET on FOX, the network looks ahead to the highly anticipated NFL season with a special edition "FOX NFL Sunday 2020 Season Preview."

[09/03/20 - 12:01 PM]
BET and Entertainment Tonight to Honor Chadwick Boseman with Exclusive News Special "BET and ET Present Chadwick Boseman: Life and Legacy," Premiering Sunday, September 6 at 9 PM ET/PT
The half-hour news special will trace his inspiring and impactful career, from playing James Brown, Jackie Robinson, to T'Challa in "Black Panther."

[09/03/20 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Gives Audiences an Inside Look Into the Heroic Work of 911 Call Takers This Fall
Hosted by Luke Wilson, "Emergency Call" premieres Monday, September 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/03/20 - 11:35 AM]
Lifetime Says How You Doin' to Ciera Payton and Morocco Omari as Leads for Upcoming Wendy Williams Biopic
Debuting in 2021, the movie will be paired with a feature length documentary on Williams.

[09/03/20 - 11:07 AM]
Prepare for More Goofin' - Even More New Episodes of "Reno 911" Are Coming Soon - Only On Quibi
The comedy's revival wraps its current run this Monday, September 7.

[09/03/20 - 11:00 AM]
Actress Gina Torres Joins FOX's Hit Drama "9-1-1: Lone Star" in a Series Regular Role
In the series, Torres will play Paramedic Captain Tommy Vega who was at the top of her game when she hung up her uniform to raise her twin daughters.

[09/03/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Announces Tommy Oliver's "40 Years a Prisoner," Debuting December 3 on HBO
The film chronicles the controversial 1978 Philadelphia police raid on the radical back-to-nature group MOVE and the aftermath that led to a son's decades long fight to free his parents

[09/03/20 - 09:59 AM]
Join CBS All Access for the Ultimate Star Trek Day Celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 8
The virtual event will bring the "Star Trek" community together and provide fans with exclusive programming and initiatives including panels with the cast and creatives from nine "Star Trek" television series.

[09/03/20 - 09:02 AM]
Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD Will Present Halloween-Themed Programming Throughout the Month of October
Disney Channel will premiere a new sketch comedy show, "Disney Channel Halloween House Party," and a haunting episode of "Raven's Home" will kick off season four of the hit series.

[09/03/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Curious George 5: Go West Go Wild" - First Look
The animated series' latest original movie will drop September 8 on Peacock.

[09/03/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "American Barbecue Showdown" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Eight of the country's best backyard smokers and competitive barbecuers vie for the title of American Barbecue Champion in this cooking competition.

[09/03/20 - 08:16 AM]
Crackle Announces the US Premiere of Original Science Fiction Thriller Series, "Spides," Available September 17
Set in modern-day Berlin, the eight-part series follows Nora (Rosabell Laurenti Sellers) who falls into a coma after taking an unknown drug and wakes with no memory of her previous life.

[09/03/20 - 08:12 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Viewers, Demos
A new "Big Brother" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[09/03/20 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Trailer for "Kingdom of Silence" from Emmy(R) Winning Team of Executive Producers Alex Gibney and Lawrence Wright and Director Rick Rowley
Due on Friday, October 2, the film explores the complicated dynamic between the United States and Saudi Arabia as a backdrop to the 2018 murder of Washington Post journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi.

[09/03/20 - 07:27 AM]
Netflix Announces First Fictional Drama About Ayrton Senna
The eight episode miniseries, which will be shot in English and Brazilian Portuguese, is set to launch in 2022.

[09/03/20 - 06:01 AM]
Zack Snyder's "Army of the Dead" Universe Expanding at Netflix
The anime series, "Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas," chronicles the origin story of Scott (Dave Bautista) and his rescue crew during the initial fall of Vegas as they confront the mysterious source of the zombie outbreak.

[09/03/20 - 05:00 AM]
"Class Action Park" Makes a Splash on HBO Max
The new Max Original documentary has been the #1 movie on HBO Max since it debuted August 27.

[09/03/20 - 12:37 AM]
Netflix's "Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare" to Release on September 18
Konkona Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar star as two cousins who will do whatever it takes to break the invisible shackles that are keeping them from the ideal lives they envision for themselves.

[09/02/20 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 2
Updates include: Paramount Network pulls the plug on "68 Whiskey"; a dozen Vancouver-based series to resume production; and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to spearhead new take on "Pretty Little Liars."

[09/02/20 - 05:38 PM]
Netflix Announces Casting Lineup, Including Popular Actor Jung Hae-in, for Korean Original Series "D.P."
The series is the story of a young army private who unexpectedly becomes a desertion arrest officer and finds himself in confusing and complicated situations.

[09/02/20 - 02:12 PM]
David Blaine Breaks YouTube Records as Most-Watched YouTube Originals Live Event to Date
The event broke records as the most-watched YouTube Originals live event to date with over 770k peak concurrent viewers (measure of number of viewers watching at one time).

[09/02/20 - 01:31 PM]
Video: "Wireless" - Official Trailer - Quibi
From executive producer Steven Soderbergh comes a suspense thriller like no other, as the viewer takes the story into their own hands.

[09/02/20 - 12:07 PM]
Discovery Channel Goes Full Throttle with Brand-New Motor Special, "Kaplan America", Airing September 9
Ken Kaplan, owner of Kaplan Cycles is a tough, motorcycle-flipping American hero with an immense passion for vintage bikes who is determined to make his business a motorcycle mecca one bike at a time.

[09/02/20 - 12:00 PM]
The World's Most Influential People to Be Profiled in First-Ever Primetime "Time100" Special, Tuesday, Sept. 22, on ABC
For the first time since the iconic list's inception, viewers will get an entertainment-filled inside look at the leaders, creators and everyday heroes comprising the 2020 list ahead of its print debut.

[09/02/20 - 11:10 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Orange County" Showcases Life Before and During the Pandemic When the New Season Premieres Wednesday, October 7 at 9 PM ET/PT
Returning for season 15 are housewives Shannon Storms Beador, Kelly Dodd, Gina Kirschenheiter, Emily Simpson and Braunwyn Windham-Burke.

[09/02/20 - 11:00 AM]
CBS All Access' "Star Trek: Discovery" to Introduce First Non-Binary and Transgender Characters to "Star Trek"
The "Star Trek" universe's first non-binary character is Adira, played by Blu del Barrio.

[09/02/20 - 10:52 AM]
Video: "Challenger: The Final Flight" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Executive produced by J.J. Abrams and Glen Zipper, the four-part docuseries examines the 1986 Challenger space shuttle, which tragically broke apart 73 seconds after launch as millions of Americans watched live on television.

[09/02/20 - 10:31 AM]
Fall in Love All Over Again with BET's Hit-Dramedy, "Tyler Perry's Sistas," Wednesday, October 14 Starting at 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her
This new season will pick up right where it left off, with Tyler Perry taking viewers on an exhilarating ride of emotions and gut-busting predicaments that will test the ladies' long-standing friendship.

[09/02/20 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "The Great Pottery Throw Down" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Follow the trials and tribulations of an exceptionally creative group of contestants as they transform ordinary lumps of clay into pieces of glazed glory in this one-of-a-kind test of pottery prowess.

[09/02/20 - 09:31 AM]
Lifetime Adds Star-Studded Cast Naomi Judd, Gil Bellows, Crystal Fox & Deborah Cox to "Ruby" as Part of the V.C. Andrews Movie Series Event Based on the Best-Selling Landry Series
The movie series follows Ruby Landry, who after being raised by her loving grandmother in the Louisiana bayou, is ensnared in a world of dark family secrets and betrayal, upon discovering that she has another family living in New Orleans.

[09/02/20 - 09:21 AM]
Video: "Welcome to the Blumhouse" - Official Trailer
Look for the four films - "The Lie," "Black Box," "Evil Eye" and "Nocturne" - beginning next month on Prime Video.

[09/02/20 - 09:01 AM]
Go Behind All 8 Chapters of "The Witcher" - "A Look Inside the Episodes" Is Now Streaming on Netflix
With series creator Lauren S. Hissrich as your guide, take an in-depth journey into the stories and themes powering the first season.

[09/02/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Tehran" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
The espionage thriller tells the thrilling story of a Mossad agent who goes deep undercover on a dangerous mission in Tehran that places her and everyone around her in dire jeopardy.

[09/02/20 - 08:59 AM]
New Docu-Comedy Series "How to with John Wilson" Debuts October 23
Documentary filmmaker and self-described "anxious New Yorker" John Wilson makes his HBO debut as writer, director, cameraman, producer, and narrator of the all-new six-episode docu-comedy series.

[09/02/20 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Puts ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet claims the adults 18-49 crown while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[09/02/20 - 08:21 AM]
AXS TV's Artist Profile Series "Rock Legends" Continues Its 11th Season, Returning Sunday, October 4 at 8:30 P.M. ET
The series gives viewers the ultimate music experience, taking them backstage and behind the scenes with in-depth profiles of the enduring icons and chart-topping trailblazers who changed the course of music forever.

[09/02/20 - 08:16 AM]
Booger McFarland Returns to ABC Saturdays This Fall as ESPN Unveils 2020-21 College Football Studio Lineup
McFarland will return to ESPN's college football coverage this fall, joining host Kevin Negandhi and analyst Mark Sanchez on ABC as part of the studio lineup for the 2020-21 season.

[09/02/20 - 08:06 AM]
Discovery and Science Channel Team Up with the NFL to Go Behind the Scenes of SoFi Stadium in All New Special "NFL Super Stadiums"
The two-hour special premieres Wednesday, September 9 on Science Channel with subsequent encores on Discovery Channel and NFL Network.







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[09/25/20 - 10:10 AM]
Video: "Dream Home Makeover" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Shea and Syd McGee of Studio McGee help dreams come true for real families looking to update their home tailored to their own unique style.

[09/25/20 - 10:05 AM]
Norah O'Donnell Will Anchor CBS News' Primetime Coverage of the Upcoming Political Debates with Gayle King and John Dickerson, from 9:00-11:00 PM, ET
Coverage begins this Tuesday, September 29 in Cleveland, Ohio.

[09/25/20 - 10:00 AM]
"The Perfect Weapon," A Compelling Overview of Worldwide Cyber Conflict, Debuts October 16
Directed by John Maggio, the film explores the rise of cyber conflict as a primary way in which nations now compete with and sabotage one another.

[09/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Trailer for Max Original "A World of Calm," Launching October 1 on HBO Max
A timely antidote for our modern lives, each half-hour episode takes audiences on an immersive visual journey into another world.

[09/25/20 - 08:58 AM]
The "Ghost Nation" Stars - Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango - Are Back to the Haunt This Ghostober
Each one-hour episode spotlights locations with bigger, edgier mysteries, the danger is more in focus and the mission and what's at stake are always in the forefront for the team.

[09/25/20 - 08:16 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with CBS
The Eye's "Big Brother" is the only series to post year-to-year gains among adults 18-49.

[09/25/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When high school freshman Kelly Ferguson reluctantly agrees to babysit on Halloween, she is recruited into a secret society of babysitters who protect kids with special powers from monsters.

[09/25/20 - 07:04 AM]
Video: "Someone Has to Die" - Lazaro's Dance - Netflix
In conservative 1950s Spain, the alleged relationship between a young man and a Mexican ballerino creates an uproar of harrowing consequences.

[09/25/20 - 05:08 AM]
Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Verdict in the Trial of the Century, ID Sheds New Light on the O.J. Simpson Case in "O.J. & Nicole: An American Tragedy"
The two-hour documentary film premieres Monday, October 5 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/25/20 - 02:11 AM]
Video: "Lupin" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Omar Sy is gentleman-thief Assane Diop, coming in January on Netflix.

[09/24/20 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 24
Updates include: Amazon plots "The Boys" spin-off series; Barry Jenkins, André Holland look to revive "The Knick"; and Alex Désert is the new voice of Carl Carlson on FOX's "The Simpsons."

[09/24/20 - 09:00 PM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Episodes Return for the 2020 NBA Finals
These special-edition episodes will air during primetime every night of the NBA Finals, beginning with Game One.

[09/24/20 - 06:23 PM]
Netflix Confirms Production of "So Not Worth It," Joining Hands with Korea's Top Sitcom Creators
The sitcom is about the youthful adventures of students with multicultural backgrounds who live in a college dorm.

[09/24/20 - 02:01 PM]
Amblin Television and HBO Max Sign Development Deal for an Original Series Inspired by "Rashomon"
Billy Ray and Virgil Williams will pen the project, which will not be an adaptation but will retain the key plot device of the groundbreaking Kurosawa film.

[09/24/20 - 01:34 PM]
Bravo's "Southern Charm" Returns Amid the Pandemic and Cultural Shift in Charleston When the New Season Premieres Thursday, October 29 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for season seven are charmers Craig Conover, Kathryn Dennis, Austen Kroll, and Shep Rose.