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    [thursday, october 15, 2020]    
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[10/15/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 15
Updates include: HBO Max shutters "Americanah" after Lupita Nyong'o exit; Chris Nee adds trio of series at Netflix; and Charles Yu brings "Interior Chinatown" to Hulu.

[10/15/20 - 04:03 PM]
Fresh Blood Joining "You" Season 3: Shalita Grant & Travis VanWinkle
They'll play Sherry, a "Mom-fluencer" who appears down to earth; and the wealthy Cary, who invites Joe into his inner circle.

[10/15/20 - 01:50 PM]
Norah O'Donnell, Gayle King, Margaret Brennan, John Dickerson and Ed O'Keefe Will Lead CBS News' Election Night 2020 Coverage from ViacomCBS Headquarters in the Heart of New York's Times Square
For the first time, CBS News will broadcast its Election Night coverage from the heart of Manhattan in Times Square, at the ViacomCBS headquarters at 1515 Broadway.

[10/15/20 - 01:16 PM]
Food Network's Documentary, "Restaurant Hustle 2020: All on the Line," from Executive Producer Guy Fieri, Chronicles the Experience of Four Top Restaurateurs During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The film will have its world premiere at the virtual 2020 DOC NYC festival in November, and will premiere nationally on Food Network on Sunday, December 27.

[10/15/20 - 12:02 PM]
Netflix and Emma Roberts Take a Bite of Teenage Vampire Series "First Kill" Created by Author V. E. Schwab
Felicia D. Henderson serves as writer, showrunner, and executive producer.

[10/15/20 - 12:01 PM]
From "Paranoid" to Paranormal - It's an Osbourne Family Ghost Hunt
The event is part of Travel Channel's third annual "Ghostober" programming event.

[10/15/20 - 11:53 AM]
Video: Trailer - Hulu's "No Man's Land"
The series dives into the depths of the Syrian civil war through the eyes of Antoine, a young French man, in search of his estranged, presumed to be dead sister.

[10/15/20 - 11:36 AM]
"Masterpiece" Marks 50th Year: 2021 Schedule News
Anticipated titles include "Baptiste," Season 2, "Grantchester," Season 6, "Van der Valk," Season 2, and "Unforgotten," Season 4.

[10/15/20 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Big Rad Wolf" - Teaser Trailer - Quibi
The rise and fall of the infamous American Apparel is coming to Quibi on October 19.

[10/15/20 - 11:18 AM]
EPIX(R) Greenlights Dramedy "Bridge and Tunnel" to Series
The dramedy, set in 1980, revolves around a group of recent college grads setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan while still clinging to the familiarity of their working-class Long Island home town.

[10/15/20 - 11:01 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up "Black Monday" for a Third Season
Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells, Regina Hall and Paul Scheer will return for a new season in 2021.

[10/15/20 - 11:00 AM]
MTV Sets Premiere Date for "Jersey Shore Family Vacation"
Following an explosive season-three finale, which was the highest-rated episode since 2018, the pop-culture phenomenon returns for season four to make "Jerztory" as the world looks a little different and social distancing is the new rule.

[10/15/20 - 10:31 AM]
Dua Lipa, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, and Natalia Lafourcade Take You Inside Their Songwriting Process in "Song Exploder" Volume 2
New episodes launch Tuesday, December 15 on Netflix.

[10/15/20 - 10:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Voice Cast for Animated Series "The Harper House"
Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee, Tatiana Maslany and Ryan Flynn are among those on tap.

[10/15/20 - 09:02 AM]
TBS Renews "The Last O.G." for a Fourth Season
The network has tapped seasoned comedy writer, comedian and producer Owen Smith to serve as showrunner for the new season.

[10/15/20 - 09:00 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Signs Overall Deal with Artist, Author, Political Strategist and Black Lives Matter Co-Founder & Executive Director Patrisse Cullors
Under terms of the wide-ranging content partnership, Cullors will develop and produce original programming for all platforms: streaming services, cable, and the five broadcast networks.

[10/15/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: "Uncle Frank" Starring Paul Bettany - Debut Trailer
The film, from writer/director Alan Ball, will release on Prime Video November 25.

[10/15/20 - 08:18 AM]
Two Drama Series from HBO Europe "30 Coins" and "Beartown" to Debut on HBO in 2021
Both series will be available in 2021 on HBO and to stream on HBO Max.

[10/15/20 - 08:11 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Pulls Back in Front for FOX
The network leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/15/20 - 08:08 AM]
Netflix Announces Global Release of Docu-Feature "Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb" October 28th
The new docu-feature documents the discovery of a "one of a kind" tomb that came to life beneath the sand at the archaeological site Saqqara in Egypt.

[10/15/20 - 07:38 AM]
Nickelodeon's New Preschool Series "Santiago of the Seas" Sets Ratings Record
Nickelodeon further spins the numbers for Friday, October 9.

[10/15/20 - 07:34 AM]
Get Your First Look at "Bridgerton," A Reimagined Regency Story from Shonda Rhimes' Shondaland and Creator Chris Van Dusen
The new series premieres December 25 on Netflix.

[10/15/20 - 07:01 AM]
Kelly Marie Tran, Billy Dee Williams, and Anthony Daniels Join Cast of "Lego Star Wars Holiday Special"
The special reunites Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewie, Rose and the droids for a joyous feast on Life Day. Rey sets off on a new adventure with BB-8 to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force.

[10/15/20 - 07:00 AM]
Adult Swim and Ben & Jerry's Run The Jewels Event Reveals Full List of Special Appearances
The telecast is a call to action for young people to get out and vote in the upcoming election.

[10/14/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 14
Updates include: Amazon greenlights "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; Spectrum pulls the plug on "LA's Finest"; and Showtime nixes "The President Is Missing" pilot.

[10/14/20 - 02:05 PM]
Video: New "For Life" Key Art and Season 2 Trailer Revealed
As previously announced, the series returns Wednesday, November 18 on ABC.

[10/14/20 - 01:57 PM]
Disney Celebrates the Return of Frozen Fan Fest with the Announcement of First-Ever Frozen Virtual Playdate
This year, the highlight of Frozen Fan Fest will be an engaging Virtual Playdate hosted by chef, two-time New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur, television host and producer, Ayesha Curry, that will air on October 18.

[10/14/20 - 01:00 PM]
"Dexter" Returns to Showtime - Network Picks Up New Limited Series Starring Golden Globe Winner Michael C. Hall
The new limited series is set to begin production in early 2021, with a tentative premiere date in the fall of 2021.

[10/14/20 - 12:35 PM]
Bravo Media Presents "Race in America: Our Vote Counts" Premiering Sunday, November 1, at 10PM ET/PT
Host Nina Parker returns to the roundtable with celebs from across the NBC broadcast and cable entertainment networks for an open dialogue on the power of the black vote on both a local and national level.

[10/14/20 - 12:04 PM]
HBO Max Announces Lead Cast for New Mindy Kaling Comedy "The Sex Lives of College Girls"
Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp, and Alyah Chanelle Scott star as four roommates randomly assigned to a dorm at Essex College, a prestigious New England university.

[10/14/20 - 11:30 AM]
Food Network Celebrates the Season with Eight Weeks of Holiday Programming Including New and Returning Series, Specials, and Stunts
"Candy Land," "Christmas Cookie Challenge," "Holiday Baking Championship," and "Holiday Wars" are among the featured titles.

[10/14/20 - 11:01 AM]
MotorTrend's "NASCAR 2020: Under Pressure" Gives Viewers an Exclusive, In-Depth Look at This Year's Extraordinary NASCAR Season
Beginning with a dramatic start at the DAYTONA 500 in February, drivers, teams and owners made history by being the first major American sport to safely return from the COVID-19 global pandemic shutdown.

[10/14/20 - 11:00 AM]
"Last Man Standing," Starring Tim Allen, to Conclude with Its Ninth and Final Season, Beginning This January on FOX
Additional information on the upcoming final season, including its premiere date, will be announced at a later time.

[10/14/20 - 10:23 AM]
Video: OWN Reveals First Look at "Behind Every Man" Featuring Powerful Women Behind the Famous Men in Their Lives Premiering Saturday, November 7
Each episode of the new series will shine a spotlight on the strong Black women behind famous men we look up to and admire, focusing on the passions, struggles and sacrifices the women have made to support the men they love.

[10/14/20 - 10:05 AM]
Creative Competition Series "Craftopia" Gets Second Season Pick-Up Featuring Adult Contestants
Additionally, HBO Max will launch four festive holiday-themed special episodes featuring the most impressive kid crafters in the country.

[10/14/20 - 10:01 AM]
Ava DuVernay to Write, Direct and Produce Film Adaption of New York Times Best Seller "Caste" for Netflix
Through a multiple-story structure, the project examines the unspoken system that has shaped America and chronicles how our lives today are defined by a hierarchy of human divisions dating back generations.

[10/14/20 - 10:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Says Goodbye and Good Riddance to 2020 with New Comedy Special "Yearly Departed" Hosted by Phoebe Robinson
The project is a series of eulogies for the year 2020, where a lineup of all-women comedians will deliver everything from casual sex to beige Band-Aids and everything in between that we've "lost" in 2020.

[10/14/20 - 09:31 AM]
BET+ Picks up New Scripted Comedy "Ms. Pat" from Award-winning Producers Brian Grazer and Lee Daniels
The 10-episode multi-camera sitcom will tell the story of a former convicted felon turned suburban mom (Ms. Pat), whose hustle and resilient spirit was forged on the streets of Atlanta.

[10/14/20 - 09:11 AM]
Disney+ to Premiere Documentary Special "The Real Right Stuff," from National Geographic, on Friday, Nov. 20
The two-hour documentary, from National Geographic, complements the Disney+ original scripted series "The Right Stuff" which will premiere its season finale on the same day.

[10/14/20 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Upcoming Documentary "Bad Hombres"
The film premieres this Friday, October 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/14/20 - 09:01 AM]
Animator/Writer/Director Jorge Gutierrez Expands Creative Animation Partnership with Netflix
Gutierrez is the creator, writer and director of the upcoming animated limited series "Maya and the Three," a Mesoamerican fantasy epic set to premiere globally in 2021.

[10/14/20 - 09:01 AM]
"History's Greatest Mysteries" Hosted & Narrated by Laurence Fishburne to Premiere November 14 at 9PM ET/PT on the History Channel
Each title within the franchise will showcase fresh, new evidence and perspectives including never-before-released documents to the public, personal diaries and DNA evidence to unearth new facts and information about these infamous and enigmatic chapters in history.

[10/14/20 - 09:00 AM]
CBS All Access Announces "Texas 6" Docuseries to Premiere Thursday, Nov. 26
The eight-episode series takes place in Strawn, Texas and follows the Greyhounds, a high school six-man football team under the direction of Coach Dewaine Lee, as they attempt a three-peat for the 6-Man Football State Championship.

[10/14/20 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Tessa Thompson & Nnamdi Asomugha in "Sylvie's Love" - Debut Trailer
Written and directed by Eugene Ashe, the film drops on Prime Video on December 25.

[10/14/20 - 08:59 AM]
Documentary "The Soul of America," Based on Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Jon Meacham's Best-Selling Book, Debuts October 27 on HBO
The film illuminates our current fraught political reality by exploring historical challenges of the past, all instances in which "our better angels" battled against the forces of hatred and division that are recurring themes in American life.

[10/14/20 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Sparks Another CBS Victory
The Eye gets a boost in primetime, winning the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/14/20 - 08:00 AM]
Rita Moreno, John Leguizamo, George Lopez, Wilmer Valderrama and More Stars Added to "Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event" Oct. 26 on CBS
Through musical performances, comedy pieces, docu-shorts and star-studded appearances, the special will explore the Latinx experience as told by Latinx voices.

[10/14/20 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Firefly Lane" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke and based on the bestselling novel by Kristin Hannah, the series is coming soon to Netflix.

[10/14/20 - 06:11 AM]
Video: "Hillbilly Elegy" - A Ron Howard Film - Amy Adams & Glenn Close - Official Trailer - Netflix
Based on J.D. Vance's #1 New York Times Bestseller, the film is a powerful personal memoir that offers a window into one family's personal journey of survival and triumph.

[10/14/20 - 06:01 AM]
Nickelodeon Reveals First Look of Characters in Original "Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years" Animated Series
Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio, the series is slated to debut in 2021 exclusively on the newly rebranded Paramount+ streaming video on demand service.







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[04/12/21 - 01:33 PM]
Showtime(R) Launches New Anthology Series "Cinema Toast" Created by Jeff Baena And Produced by the Duplass Brothers
The episodes are voiced by actors including Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Fred Armisen, John Early, Christina Ricci, Megan Mullally, Chloe Fineman and Chris Meloni.

[04/12/21 - 12:18 PM]
EPIX(R) Greenlights Sci-Fi Horror Series "From"
The 10-episode, one-hour series will commence production this May in Halifax, NS, with an eye towards a 2022 premiere on EPIX.

[04/12/21 - 11:33 AM]
Sharlto Copley Joins Previously Announced New Addition Annie Murphy in Season 2 of "Russian Doll"
Netflix confirmed the news on social media today.

[04/12/21 - 11:16 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse - Into The MAGAverse" Debuts Monday, April 19th at 11:00pm ET/PT on Comedy Central
Klepper revisits his surreal year on the 2020 campaign trail, remembering the best moments, sharing never-before-seen footage and conducting all-new interviews with the people he met along the way.

[04/12/21 - 11:07 AM]
The Battle of Brains Begins When NBC's "Capital One College Bowl" Premieres Tuesday, June 22 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Hosted by Peyton Manning, with his brother Cooper Manning serving as sidekick, the series challenges college students out of the classroom and puts their knowledge to the test as they compete for academic scholarships.

[04/12/21 - 11:01 AM]
93rd Oscars(R) All-Star Cast Revealed
Starring, in alphabetical order, are Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Bong Joon Ho, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger and Zendaya.

[04/12/21 - 10:04 AM]
NBCUniversal Renews "Access Hollywood" and "Access Daily" Through 2025
The studio has sold the iconic entertainment news tentpole to the NBC Owned Television Stations group, along with leading station groups across the country, for three additional seasons.

[04/12/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Pet Stars" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Follow talent management agency Pets on Q as they work with the biggest animal influencers on social media in this reality series.

[04/12/21 - 10:01 AM]
Jordan Vogt-Roberts to Direct Live-Action Film Adaptation Based on Iconic Gundam Universe
The story for the live-action Netflix film version of Gundam is being kept under wraps but the original Gundam series is set in the Universal Century, an era in which humanity's growing population has led people to emigrate to space colonies.

[04/12/21 - 10:00 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Leads Tight Race in Viewers, Demos
Overrun of the 2021 Masters Tournament in primetime helps lift the Eye to top honors in both categories.

[04/12/21 - 09:53 AM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Returns for Season 11 on Wednesday, May 19 at 8PM ET/PT
Returning for an emotionally charged season 11: Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, and Garcelle Beauvais.

[04/12/21 - 09:42 AM]
"OWN Spotlight: Viola Davis" Premieres Friday, April 16 on OWN
Continuing conversations surrounding issues impacting Black lives, Oprah talks to Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-Winning actress Viola Davis about her role as fearless blues singer Ma Rainey in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," available on Netflix now.

[04/12/21 - 09:33 AM]
Showtime Sports Documentary Films Presents "The Kings," An In-Depth Look at the Boxing Golden Age of Duran, Hagler, Hearns and Leonard
The four-part series chronicles the four fighters' dramatic and divergent ascents to greatness and the legendary matches they produced.

[04/12/21 - 09:27 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals and Vox Media Studios Release "Retro Tech" Season Two Official Trailer Today Ahead of Season Premiere Tomorrow at 12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT
Season two of the six episode series explores the technological promises of the past with special appearances by Bill Gates, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and many more.

[04/12/21 - 08:59 AM]
The History(R) Channel Commemorates 20th Anniversary of the Tragic Events of September 11 with Four New Compelling Documentaries
Co-produced by The 9/11 Memorial & Museum, "Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden," will premiere on Sunday, May 2 on the 10th anniversary of the raid that found Osama bin Laden.