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[01/11/21 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 11
Updates include: Amazon sets cast of "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; Geoffrey Arend cast in "Physical" at Apple TV+; and Joe Barton tapped as new showrunner of HBO Max's "The Batman" companion series.

[01/11/21 - 05:15 PM]
FOX Slots "The Great North," "Family Guy" Originals After Sunday's NFC Divisional Playoff Game
Look for said installments beginning at 10:00/9:00c this Sunday after the network's NFL coverage.

[01/11/21 - 01:31 PM]
Video: "Double Cross" Season 2 - Official Trailer - ALLBLK Original Series
Erica and Eric Cross are the "Wonder Twins" that decide to take matters into their own hands after a sudden rise of sex trafficking in their neighborhood.

[01/11/21 - 12:27 PM]
Video: First Look Trailer - "Love & Marriage: Huntsville" Returns to OWN on Saturday, January 30 at 9/8c
The series follows three power couples and longtime friends in Huntsville, Alabama as they balance real-life challenges in marriage, friendship and business.

[01/11/21 - 12:23 PM]
Peacock to Launch Exclusive Special News Series "The Overview" Featuring NBC News' Gadi Schwartz
The first three episodes, streaming on January 16, will focus on climate change, the future of elections, and the significance of nostalgia in society as our country is grappling with an unpredictable present.

[01/11/21 - 12:11 PM]
Brand-New Episodes of "The Dead Files," "UFO Witness," "Expedition Bigfoot," "Kindred Spirits," "Ghost Nation" and More Debut Exclusively on discovery+
Travel Channel's "Paranormal Caught on Camera," "Ghost Nation," "Kindred Spirits," "Expedition Bigfoot" and "Mountain Monsters" all made the switch to discovery+ for originals this past weekend.

[01/11/21 - 12:02 PM]
Hulu Acquires U.S. Rights to Lee Daniels' "The United States vs. Billie Holiday" as Hulu Original Film to Launch Friday, February 26
NAACP Image Award(R) Nominee Trevante Rhodes and Emmy(R) Nominee Natasha Lyonne co-star along with Garrett Hedlund, Miss Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Evan Ross, Tyler James Williams, Tone Bell, and Erik LaRay Harvey.

[01/11/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Bonding" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Totally broke and banned from every dungeon in New York City, best friends Tiff and Pete work to rebuild their reputations in the BDSM community.

[01/11/21 - 11:06 AM]
Kevin Hart Along with HartBeat Productions Ink Exclusive Partnership with Netflix for Feature Films and a First-Look Film Production Deal
Netflix will be the exclusive home for four feature films starring and produced by comedic rockstar Kevin Hart, whose movies have grossed more than $4 billion at the global box office.

[01/11/21 - 11:03 AM]
Lifetime's Subscription Video on Demand Service Lifetime Movie Club to Debut First-Ever Original Movie
Available commercial free, "Dead in the Water" is the first of three films that will make their world premieres on Lifetime Movie Club.

[01/11/21 - 11:02 AM]
FOX Launches All-New Digital Short Series "That Looks Good," Hosted by Mike Johnson
The series will feature five episodes dropping monthly this year.

[01/11/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: TNT Debuts Trailer for "Snowpiercer" Season Two, Premiering Jan. 25
The #1 new cable drama series of 2020 returns on Monday, January 25 at 9:00/8:00c.

[01/11/21 - 10:03 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts New Trailer and Key Art for Max Original "Selena + Chef" Season Two, Premiering Jan. 21
The season will continue with another three episodes on Jan. 28, and the final three episodes drop on Feb. 4.

[01/11/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Beartown" Official Teaser - HBO
The HBO Nordic original series, based on the best-selling novel, is streaming on HBO Max February 22.

[01/11/21 - 09:02 AM]
Close Encounters Abound with Exclusive Access to Never-Before-Released Project Blue Book Files in New Series "UFO Witness"
In cooperation with former Project Blue Book investigator Jennie Zeidman, former federal agent and paranormal investigator Ben Hansen reopens case files of some of the most astounding UFO encounters in history, files that have been hidden from the public for decades.

[01/11/21 - 08:56 AM]
Filmed During the Pandemic, "Murdoch Mysteries" Returns to Ovation TV for the U.S. Television Premiere of a Remarkable Fourteenth Season
The new season, which consists of 11 episodes, will begin airing in the U.S. on Ovation TV on Saturday, February 20.

[01/11/21 - 08:40 AM]
VH1's "Basketball Wives" Set to Take Over Tuesday Nights with Season Premiere on Tuesday, February 9th at 8PM ET/PT
This season the wives' sisterhood is tested like never before as they adjust to the pandemic while balancing life's ups and downs, unresolved relationships and the fight against social injustices.

[01/11/21 - 08:33 AM]
"The Lincoln Lawyer" Series Is Coming to Netflix Starring Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
Season one will consist of 10 one-hour episodes and will be based on the second book in the series, "The Brass Verdict."

[01/11/21 - 08:22 AM]
Season 14 of CNBC's "American Greed" Premieres Monday, January 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The award-winning series, narrated by Stacy Keach, follows the money through the eyes of the criminals, the victims, and the investigators who bring these scammers to justice.

[01/11/21 - 08:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Surges with NFL Playoffs
The network cruises to victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/11/21 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Acquires Spanish Language Series "Perfect Life" (Vida Perfecta)
Additionally, HBO Max will co-produce an original second season of the series with Movistar+.

[01/11/21 - 08:00 AM]
ABC News Special Takes a Detailed Look at the Deadly Capitol Siege, Streaming Exclusively on Hulu Tonight, Jan. 11
"24 Hours: Assault on the Capitol" gives viewers a new perspective on the day's events.

[01/11/21 - 07:07 AM]
FX Orders Six-Episode Limited Series from Academy Award(R) Winning Director Danny Boyle "Pistol"
Toby Wallace, Anson Boon, Louis Partridge, Jacob Slater, Fabien Frankel, Dylan Llewellyn, Maisie Williams, Sydney Chandler and Emma Appleton star in the project, about the legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones.

[01/11/21 - 07:03 AM]
Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy" Casts The Sparrow Academy
Justin Cornwell, Justin H. Min, Britne Oldford, Jake Epstein, Genesis Rodriguez and Cazzie David are all bound for the show's third season.

[01/11/21 - 05:59 AM]
The Sheriff Is Back In Town! "Momma Named Me Sheriff" Premieres Sunday, February 14 at Midnight ET/PT on Adult Swim
When havoc breaks loose in Old Town, Sheriff, Deputy Goodman and Dispatch must work together to solve cases and uncover unthinkable mysteries.

[01/11/21 - 02:47 AM]
Netflix Announces Star-Filled Cast for New Season of Acclaimed Danish Political Drama "Borgen"
The new season of "Borgen" again follows Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen), her staff and the media tasked with covering her, this time in her role as Foreign Minister.

[01/11/21 - 02:05 AM]
Video: "Below Zero" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the middle of the night, a prison van carrying convicts is assaulted.

[01/10/21 - 05:55 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Put NBC on Top
The network cruises to victory in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/10/21 - 04:30 PM]
Video: Nickelodeon and Paramount+ Release Sneak Peek of "Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years"
Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio, the series is coming soon to Paramount+, ViacomCBS' upcoming subscription video on-demand service.

[01/10/21 - 03:15 PM]
Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis to Star in the Max Original Series "And Just Like That..." from Executive Producer Michael Patrick King
The new Max Original series is based on the book, "Sex and the City," by Candice Bushnell and the original TV series created by Darren Star.

[01/09/21 - 05:53 PM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Splits Demos with ABC
"Blue Bloods" and "Shark Tank" lead their respective lineups last night.

[01/08/21 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 8
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and The CW give status reports on their various pilots under consideration.

[01/08/21 - 01:30 PM]
Denis Leary and FOX Entertainment to Debut Football-Oriented Animated Shorts Inspired by Iconic Art Series "Dogs Playing Poker" During FOX NFL
The series centers on five dog friends - Brownie (Leary), Daphne (Elaine Hendrix), Ditka (Roy Wood, Jr.), Froyo (Bobby Kelly) and Stan (Adam Ferrara) - as they banter about football and other timely sports topics.

[01/08/21 - 12:14 PM]
Triple Threat Tony(R)-, Emmy(R)- and Grammy(R) Award-Winning Actress Cynthia Erivo Exclusively Reveals Key Art to National Geographic's Critically Acclaimed Anthology Series, "Genius: Aretha"
Erivo will star as the legendary Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, in the third season of the Emmy award-winning global anthology series.

[01/08/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Finding 'Ohana" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A summer in rural O'ahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.

[01/08/21 - 12:00 PM]
Video: "Losing Alice" - Official Trailer - Apple TV+
In this internationally acclaimed psychological thriller, Alice is a middle-aged film director who feels lost since raising her family.

[01/08/21 - 11:24 AM]
ABC Ranks as No. 1 Entertainment Net for 5th Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 28.

[01/08/21 - 11:02 AM]
Video: "Squish" - Official Trailer - HBO Max Family
Squish, along with best friends Peggy and Pod, embarks on hilarious adventures in the town of Small Pond! Together, the pals navigate bacteria, viruses, fungi, and social survival.

[01/08/21 - 11:01 AM]
From Culinary Mastermind Wolfgang Puck, "The Event" Premieres January 14 on HBO Max
The four-episode culinary series takes viewers into the kitchen of Wolfgang Puck's elite catering company as his team tackles some of the industry's biggest, most exclusive events.

[01/08/21 - 10:44 AM]
Video: "Men in Kilts" - Official Trailer - Starz
Get ready for the greatest road trip ever attempted without pants.

[01/08/21 - 10:30 AM]
Video: Nickelodeon Reveals Trailer and Premiere Date for "Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows"
Produced by ACE Entertainment, the six-part limited series will premiere on February 12 at 8:00/7:00c on Nickelodeon, with new episodes airing every Friday night.

[01/08/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Penguin Bloom" Starring Naomi Watts and Andrew Lincoln - Official Trailer - Netflix
As a mom copes with the aftermath of a harrowing accident, she finds inspiration from an injured magpie taken in by her family.

[01/08/21 - 09:48 AM]
BET+ True Crime Hit Series "American Gangster: Trap Queens" Returns for Its Second Season on Thursday, January 14
Narrated by female hip hop icon Kimberly Jones a.k.a. Lil' Kim, season two presents new and fascinating true stories of fierce and savvy women who hustled hard and solidified their place in the game, however illicit their means may have been.

[01/08/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Malcolm & Marie" - Official Trailer - Netflix
As a filmmaker (John David Washington) and his girlfriend (Zendaya) return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

[01/08/21 - 08:36 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Premiere
The network leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/08/21 - 08:35 AM]
"Mr. Mayor" Is NBC's Best Comedy Premiere in 18-49 Since 2018
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, January 7.

[01/08/21 - 08:16 AM]
Video: "Bling Empire" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Follow LA's wildly wealthy Asian and Asian American fun seekers as they go all out with fabulous parties, glamour and drama in this reality series.

[01/08/21 - 08:03 AM]
HGTV's Hit Series "Fixer to Fabulous" Delivers Its Best-Ever Ratings
HGTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 29.

[01/08/21 - 07:30 AM]
Video: "Derek DelGaudio's In & Of Itself" - Trailer (Official) - A Hulu Original
An intimate and powerful exploration of what it means to be and be seen, the film chronicles Derek DelGaudio's attempt to answer one deceptively simple question, "Who am I?"

[01/08/21 - 06:21 AM]
Roku Acquires Quibi's Global Content Distribution Rights
In addition to the full range of titles that had previously premiered on Quibi, more than a dozen new programs will make their exclusive debut on The Roku Channel.







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[10/19/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Details Its Top 10 Series & Films to Date in Hours Viewed
The streaming service will shift to reporting on hours viewed rather than the number of accounts that choose to watch them.

[10/19/21 - 03:00 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Grows Year-Over-Year Viewership for Fourth Consecutive Week; 12.6 Million Watch Buffalo-Tennessee Week 6 Thriller
"Monday Night Football" is continuing a banner year, up 17% and 15% season-to-date from the 2020 and 2019 seasons (seven games), respectively, averaging 13.8 million viewers this season (six games).

[10/19/21 - 02:27 PM]
Dark Secrets and Hidden Treasures Found in the Coldest Places on Earth: An All New Season of "Secrets in the Ice" Premieres October 26 on Discovery
In an all new season, experts, historians and scientists are exposing dark secrets, forgotten treasures and lost relics from the coldest and harshest places on Earth.

[10/19/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Kicks Off Midseason with Special Premieres of "Next Level Chef," "Call Me Kat" and "Pivoting," Following "NFL on FOX" Doubleheaders
Time period premieres for all three programs will be announced soon.

[10/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
The CW Network Adds Two New Series to Its Expanding Roster of Scripted Acquisitions
On tap are the one-hour Italian drama "Leonardo," starring Aidan Turner in the titular role, and the half-hour Australian comedy-drama, "Bump," starring Nathalie Morris.

[10/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Announces a New Daily Podcast Hosted on Megaphone, A Spotify Company
The showcast will be an audio lift of the linear show, featuring all the hilarious monologues, performances and revealing conversations with guests across entertainment, politics, news, music and comedy.

[10/19/21 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Wednesday Comedies Up Week to Week
"The Wonder Years" built over the prior week by 7% in Total Viewers (3.2 million vs. 3.0 million) and held even week to week among Adults 18-49 (0.6/4).

[10/19/21 - 11:17 AM]
A&E's Hit-Series "Storage Wars" Returns for an All-New Season on Tuesday, November 2 at 9pm ET/PT
Ahead of the season premiere, there will be two new specials welcoming Barry Weiss back to the team which will air back-to-back on October 26.

[10/19/21 - 11:16 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces Star-Studded Cast for Highly Anticipated Anthology Series "Extrapolations" from Prolific Writer, Director and Producer Scott Z. Burns
Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, Tahar Rahim, Matthew Rhys, Daveed Diggs, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer and Adarsh Gourav will lead the new series, which is now in production.

[10/19/21 - 11:13 AM]
Executive Produced by Kris Jenner, Four-Episode Series "Foodgod" Premieres Sunday, November 14th on discovery+
Foodgod is a lifelong foodie who has gained 11 million followers for his unique celebration of all things food on social media.

[10/19/21 - 11:02 AM]
FOX's "The Simpsons" Wins Week in L7 Ratings for First Time in Nearly Seven Years
The network also had the #1 drama ("9-1-1") and #1T unscripted series of the week ("The Masked Singer").

[10/19/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Johnny Test's Ultimate Meatloaf Quest Trailer" - Netflix Futures
Join Johnny and Dukey on an epic interactive quest to find the perfect meatloaf - and save themselves from eating Dad's gross "garbage loaf" for dinner.

[10/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
"Mr. A & Mr. M: The Story of A&M Records" - Two-Part Docuseries Premieres on EPIX December 5th, 2021 at 10PM ET/PT
This two-part documentary series takes an in-depth look at the company's distinct approach of focusing on their artists, discovering unique talent and evolving with the ever-changing music industry.

[10/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
New Unscripted Series "Tampa Baes" to Premiere Friday, November 5 on Prime Video
The eight-episode docuseries from 3 Ball Productions follows a young group of lesbian friends in Tampa Bay, an ever-growing gay hotspot on the Florida shoreline.

[10/19/21 - 10:59 AM]
Lifetime Announces Three New Movies with All-Star Casting Premiering for Winter 2022
"We are so excited for these upcoming movies - they are a rollercoaster ride full of suspense, secrets and scandals that our audience just cannot resist," said Amy Winter, EVP and Head of Programming, Lifetime and LMN.