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[10/05/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 5
Updates include: Netflix opts to pull the plug on "GLOW," "Teenage Bounty Hunters"; Chloë Grace Moretz to lead "The Peripheral" at Amazon; and Peter Nowalk lands "Valley of the Gods" at ABC.

[10/05/20 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Blackpink: Light Up the Sky" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The documentary offers a personal look at the group's four members, from their years as trainees to their current global success as the most popular K-pop girl group of all time.

[10/05/20 - 04:30 PM]
ABC News Debuts New Primetime Series "The Con," Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg
The series explores the troubling tales of people taken in by claims and promises that proved too good to be true, from identity fraud and misleading romance to the high-profile college admission scandal and Fyre Festival.

[10/05/20 - 03:00 PM]
Dracarys! Paddy Considine Cast as King Viserys Targaryen in "House of the Dragon"
HBO confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[10/05/20 - 02:38 PM]
FOX Sports Unveils 2020 MLB Postseason Lineup
FOX Sports opens its MLB Postseason coverage Tuesday, October 6 at 2:00 PM ET on FS1 with the Miami Marlins vs. the Atlanta Braves from Minute Maid Park in Houston.

[10/05/20 - 12:50 PM]
Fuse Cooks Up New Block of Food-Themed Originals on October 13 at 11pm ET/PT
Said block includes newcomer "Struggle Gourmet" and returning series "Made from Scratch."

[10/05/20 - 12:46 PM]
EPIX Greenlights "Fiasco" to Series
The six-episode project adapts host and executive producer Leon Neyfakh's podcast of the same name.

[10/05/20 - 12:17 PM]
Miley Cyrus Set to Go Unplugged in MTV's Global Music Special MTV Unplugged Presents "Miley Cyrus Backyard Sessions"
Reimagining the beloved music series from her Los Angeles backyard, Cyrus will take the stage to perform an original cover of "Gimme More" by Britney spears, as well as covers of songs by Pearl Jam, The Cardigans and more.

[10/05/20 - 11:31 AM]
"Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" Makes Its Network Television Debut on The CW Network as a Four-Night Event This Thanksgiving Holiday
The mini-series will air a four-night event beginning Monday, November 23 through Thursday, November 26.

[10/05/20 - 11:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Enters Broadcast First-Look Deal with John Requa and Glenn Ficarra
Under terms of the agreement, Requa and Ficarra will develop series, as well as direct program pilots, for FOX.

[10/05/20 - 11:02 AM]
Apple Original Films to Premiere "Bruce Springsteen's Letter to You" Documentary, Friday, October 23 on Apple TV+
The feature-length vérité documentary arrives the same day as Springsteen's new album "Letter To You."

[10/05/20 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces New One-Hour Special "Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event," A Celebration of Latinx Culture in America, Hosted by Gloria Estefan, Eva Longoria and Ricky Martin, to Be Broadcast Monday, Oct. 26
The one-hour special will celebrate America's diversity with a focus on Latinx culture, bringing joy, awareness and aid to the Latinx community that has been deeply impacted by and played an essential role in fighting COVID-19.

[10/05/20 - 10:42 AM]
Video: "The Expecting" - Official Trailer - Quibi
AnnaSophia Robb, Rory Culkin, and Mira Sorvino star in this edge-of-your-seat sci-fi thriller about a mysterious pregnancy and the potential dark secrets surrounding it.

[10/05/20 - 10:34 AM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Sets Commercial-Free Broadcast Date for Ron Howard's "Rebuilding Paradise": Sunday, Nov. 8 at 9/8c
Said date is timed with the second anniversary of the Camp Fire in Paradise, California.

[10/05/20 - 10:27 AM]
Sabrina Carpenter to Produce and Star in Musical Re-Imagining "Alice" for Netflix, Alloy Entertainment and Carpenter's New Production Company, At Last Productions
The film is a contemporary re-imagining of "Alice in Wonderland," one of the most beloved and iconic characters in classic literature.

[10/05/20 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "Blood of Zeus" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In a brewing war between the gods of Olympus and the titans, Heron, a commoner living on the outskirts of ancient Greece, becomes mankind's best hope of surviving an evil demon army, when he discovers the secrets of his past.

[10/05/20 - 10:01 AM]
"Chrisley Knows Best" and "Miz and Mrs" Return to USA Network for Back-to-Back Fall Premieres Thursday, November 12
Look for both series back-to-back beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/05/20 - 09:59 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Official Trailer for "What the Constitution Means to Me"
In the final, record-breaking week of its hit Broadway run, director Marielle Heller captured the play at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York City.

[10/05/20 - 09:31 AM]
Susan Rovner Named Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming
In this new role, Rovner will lead creative strategy for original entertainment content across NBCU's broadcast, cable and streaming platforms: NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, Syfy, Universal Kids, USA and Peacock.

[10/05/20 - 08:17 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top ABC, NBA Finals
The network leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/05/20 - 08:00 AM]
The Band Is Coming Together: Busy Philipps Joins New Peacock Comedy "Girls5eva" from Tina Fey
Philipps joins the previously announced cast including Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Emmy nominee and Broadway actress Sara Bareilles, and Grammy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Renée Elise Goldsberry.

[10/05/20 - 06:08 AM]
Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker Set to Host "The 45th Annual CMA Awards"
McEntire and Rucker came together to announce the news live this morning on ABC's "Good Morning America."

[10/05/20 - 06:00 AM]
Triple the Twisted; ID Announces Season Three of the Khloe Kardashian-Produced Hit Series "Twisted Sisters"
New episodes return Monday, October 26 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[10/05/20 - 01:11 AM]
Video: "Paranormal" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Refaat Ismail, a cynical hematology professor with a dark sense of humor, has his world turned upside down and his lifelong scientific convictions questioned after he begins to experience paranormal activities.

[10/04/20 - 04:06 PM]
CBS Program Advisory for Monday, Oct. 5
The New England at Kansas City game will now be broadcast nationally on said night, bumping the previously announced "One Day at a Time" and "Manhunt: Deadly Games."

[10/04/20 - 10:29 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: College Football Puts ABC on Top
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/04/20 - 10:23 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Delivers Its Most-Watched Premiere in Four Years and #2 Most-Watched in the Last 12 Years
NBC spins the late-night numbers for Saturday, October 3.

[10/04/20 - 06:10 AM]
Video: "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey" - Everything Is Possible - Official Trailer - Netflix
Decades after his apprentice betrayed him, a once-joyful toymaker finds new hope when his bright young granddaughter appears on his doorstep.

[10/03/20 - 03:23 PM]
Smithsonian Channel (TM) Greenlights Remarkable Docuseries "Tomb Hunters" (wt)
In Saqqara, just outside of Cairo, buried 36 feet deep, an incredible 27+ sarcophagi were recently found.

[10/03/20 - 08:34 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Finals Put ABC on Top
The Alphabet's coverage of Game 2 leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/02/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 2
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC extend cast options on various pilots; Netflix to film second season of "Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready"; and Matt Olmstead departs as showrunner of "Law & Order: Organized Crime."

[10/02/20 - 11:21 AM]
BYUtv Presents "The Chosen" in Broadcast World Premiere of Largest Ever Crowdfunded Series
"The Chosen" will receive its broadcast world premiere on BYUtv beginning Sunday, October 4, with all eight episodes of season one available for free on the BYUtv app and website the following day.

[10/02/20 - 11:00 AM]
"SNL" Continues Live Coast-to-Coast with Two New October Shows
Bill Burr will make his hosting debut on October 10 followed by Issa Rae, also hosting for the first time, on October 17.

[10/02/20 - 10:08 AM]
Comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias to Host Nickelodeon's "Unleashed," All-New Comedic Pet Talent Competition Series Premieres Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 P.M. (ET/PT)
The series brings the most impressive animal acts together to compete on stage in front of a jury comprised of kids and celebrity judges for the title of "Most Entertaining Pet" of the night.

[10/02/20 - 10:01 AM]
Season 3 of "Cobra Kai" Premieres January 8, 2021 Only on Netflix
And gear up because Season 4 is officially training to join the fight.

[10/02/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Docu-Comedy Series "How to with John Wilson" Debuts October 23
In a uniquely hilarious odyssey of self-discovery and cultural observation, Wilson covertly and obsessively films the lives of his fellow New Yorkers while attempting to give everyday advice on relatable topics.

[10/02/20 - 08:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Hosts Conversations Around "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents," by Isabel Wilkerson, Exclusively on Apple TV+
Look for new installments of "Oprah's Book Club" and "The Oprah Conversation."

[10/02/20 - 08:36 AM]
Apple TV+ Celebrates Peanuts' 70th Anniversary with "The Snoopy Show"
"The Snoopy Show" will make its global debut February 5, 2021, exclusively on Apple TV+.

[10/02/20 - 08:33 AM]
Video: "The Last Kids on Earth" Book 3 Trailer - Netflix Futures
As the four pals continue to live it up with their monster allies, Jack worries a newly discovered radio transmitter may put an end to the fun.

[10/02/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Demos with Expanded "Big Brother"
The Eye edges the competition among adults 18-49 while ABC is the most-watched network.

[10/02/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers New Documentary "Kingdom of Silence" for Free on the Second Anniversary of the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi
The film is also available across multiple television and streaming providers' devices, websites, applications and authenticated online services and their free on demand channels.

[10/02/20 - 08:01 AM]
Peacock to Debut Original News Shows Featuring Mehdi Hasan and Zerlina Maxwell
"The Mehdi Hasan Show" and "Zerlina." add thought-provoking discourse and deep analysis to Peacock's new, exclusive news commentary channel, The Choice.

[10/02/20 - 07:51 AM]
"Braxton Family Values" Season 7 Premieres Thursday, November 5 on WE tv
The Braxtons are back in full force with the family's biggest surprise.

[10/02/20 - 07:10 AM]
Discovery's #1 Rated and Most Watched Series "Gold Rush" Returns for an All-New Season Friday Oct. 23
Gold miners Parker Schnabel, Tony Beets and Rick Ness take massive gambles this season as they face the worst time crunch ever as the gold fields opened two months late because of COVID-19.

[10/02/20 - 07:00 AM]
Warner Bros. Pictures Will Premiere the Family Event Film of the Season, "Roald Dahl's The Witches," Exclusively on HBO Max
In addition to the film's U.S. debut on HBO Max, the film will fly into theatres internationally beginning October 28.

[10/02/20 - 06:59 AM]
Acorn TV Commissions British Crime Drama "Whitstable Pearl" from Buccaneer Media
The new six-part series will feature Kerry Godliman in the lead role as Pearl Nolan.

[10/02/20 - 05:30 AM]
FOX Sports Adds The Spring League to Its Extensive Football Programming Lineup
Featuring some of the brightest up-and-coming prospects in the game, TSL football will air weekdays on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings on FS1.

[10/01/20 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 1
Updates include: Netflix orders final season of "F Is for Family"; Apple's Cecily Strong-led musical comedy fill out cast; and Hillary Rodham Clinton to executive produce "The Woman's Hour" for The CW.

[10/01/20 - 03:01 PM]
Today in Hawkins - "Stranger Things" Returns to Filming
Netflix confirmed said development on its social media accounts.

[10/01/20 - 02:41 PM]
Some Very "Special" News - Season 2 Is in Production
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.







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[10/28/20 - 10:14 AM]
Genndy Tartakovsky's Supernatural Animated-Action Series "Unicorn: Warriors Eternal" Ordered for HBO Max and Cartoon Network
Inspired by myths and lore from across the globe, the show will follow a team of ancient teen heroes as they work together to protect the world from an unforeseen omen.

[10/28/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Max to Bring Dark Comedy "Two Weeks to Live" Starring Maisie Williams to the Platform November 5
The six-part original series tells a comic tale of love and revenge born from a seemingly harmless prank that goes terribly wrong.

[10/28/20 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Max and Cartoon Network Expand Partnership with Esteemed Children's Book Author Mo Willems and Stampede Ventures on Three New Projects for Kids (and Former Kids!)
"Mo's creative vision and profound legacy is a remarkable force that has the power to shape the future of kids and family programming," said Tom Ascheim.

[10/28/20 - 09:15 AM]
OWN Spices Up the Fall with First Ever Food Programming Block Premiering Saturday, November 14
Said lineup includes "Lovely Bites," "Tregaye's Way," "Food Fantasies" and "Tanya's Kitchen Table."

[10/28/20 - 08:20 AM]
Marilyn Manson, Ali Larter, Iman Benson, Ryan Kwanten and Barbara Crampton Join Shudder's "Creepshow" Season Two
Also on tap are C. Thomas Howell, Denise Crosby, Breckin Meyer, Ted Raimi, Kevin Dillon and Eric Edelstein.

[10/28/20 - 07:30 AM]
Bryon Rubin Named Chief Operating Officer for CBS
In his new role, Rubin will oversee all financial and business operations that support the divisions of the CBS Entertainment Group.

[10/28/20 - 07:02 AM]
This Empire Is Only Getting Stronger - "Narcos: Mexico" Is Coming Back for Season 3
Netflix confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[10/28/20 - 07:01 AM]
truTV Serves Up Comedic Cooking Competition Series "Fast Foodies"
In each episode, Kristen Kish, Jeremy Ford and Justin Sutherland invite a celebrity guest to bring their favorite fast food item to the restaurant as they compete to perfectly recreate and then skillfully reimagine the dish.

[10/28/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The White Tiger" - Official Teaser Trailer - Netflix
From acclaimed writer-director Ramin Bahrani, the film is based on the New York Times bestseller and 2008 Man Booker Prize-winning novel.

[10/28/20 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New One-Hour Concert Special "Play On: Celebrating The Power of Music to Make Change," Hosted by Kevin Bacon and Eve, to Be Broadcast Saturday, Dec. 5
This unique concert special will feature three stellar music lineups spanning genres from country and rock to hip hop and jazz/funk, while also celebrating three iconic live music venues.

[10/28/20 - 06:04 AM]
TV One Premieres Original Suspense Crime Drama "Blood on Her Badge" on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
Inspired by true crime events, this gripping film details the journey of an ill-fated romance and stars Rayven Ferrell, Tequan Richmond, Miguel Nunez, Tetona Jackson, and Johnell Young.

[10/27/20 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 27
Updates include: The CW renews three of its imported series; CBS confirms reduced episode counts for its studio's scripted projects; and Jon Stewart to return to television on Apple TV+.

[10/27/20 - 01:20 PM]
HBO Max Offering Free Viewing of "A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote"
The special is available to watch for free now until the end of the year.

[10/27/20 - 01:02 PM]
Video: "The Mighty Ones" - Trailer (Official) - A Hulu Original Series
The Mighty Ones are four best friends living in an unkempt backyard belonging to a trio of equally unkempt humans whom they mistake for gods.

[10/27/20 - 01:01 PM]
BET Presents New Original Groundbreaking Documentary "Smoke: Marijuana + Black America" Executive Produced and Narrated by Multi-Platinum Rapper and Entrepreneur Nasir "Nas" Jones
The two-hour special - set to premiere on Wednesday, November 18 - examines marijuana's cultural, social, economic and legal impact on American society and the Black community.