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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, ReneƩ 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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[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.