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[01/28/21 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 28
Updates include: Armie Hammer exits "The Offer" at Paramount+; Philippa Goslett takes over as showrunner on HBO's "The Nevers"; and Tim Robbins cast in Amazon's "The Power."

[01/28/21 - 02:02 PM]
National Geographic and ESPN's The Undefeated Trace the Ongoing Plight and Journey of the Civil Rights Movement in "The March on Washington: Keepers of the Dream"
The timely one-hour documentary special will trace the raw and uncensored journey of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of the heroes who marched for justice and equality in the 1960s, and the experiences of those on the front lines of the current fight for racial equality.

[01/28/21 - 01:20 PM]
Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg Get in on the Puppy Action as Hosts of "Puppy Bowl XVII"
Audiences will also get a shout out from Martha's own pups, French Bulldogs Crème Brûlée and Bête Noire, and Chow Chows Empress Qin and Emperor Han, in addition to Snoop's French Bulldogs, Juelz Broadus and Choc.

[01/28/21 - 12:19 PM]
Free Streaming Network Crackle Announces New Originals, Movies, and Series for February
Highlights include the sports docuseries "Bucket List" and the feature film "Sew the Winter to My Skin."

[01/28/21 - 12:11 PM]
Series 3 of Acorn TV's Acclaimed French Forensic Crime Thriller "Balthazar" Premieres Exclusively in the U.S. and Canada on Monday, February 8
All eight episodes of the new season will be available on said date.

[01/28/21 - 12:06 PM]
Meet the Singles Ready to Spice Things Up on the Season Premiere of "Temptation Island" Tuesday, February 16 at 10 PM ET/PT on USA Network
The singles join four new couples who are packing up their emotional baggage and heading to Maui, Hawaii for the ultimate test of their relationship.

[01/28/21 - 11:00 AM]
Mexican Wrestling Icon Blue Demon Jr. and Scarlett Estevez to Star in Disney Channel's Upcoming Superhero Action-Comedy "Ultra Violet & Blue Demon"
The series, which introduces a relatable Mexican American family with a very special legacy, will showcase a predominately Latinx main cast and producing team.

[01/28/21 - 10:01 AM]
"City on a Hill" Season Two to Premiere on Showtime Sunday, March 28 at 10 PM ET/PT
Beginning April 18, the series will move to 9 p.m. ET/PT.

[01/28/21 - 10:01 AM]
Academy Award Nominated Filmmaker Noah Baumbach Signs Exclusive Partnership with Netflix
Baumbach's next film is "White Noise," an adaptation of Don DeLillo's seminal novel of the same name.

[01/28/21 - 10:01 AM]
"The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run" and "Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years" to Premiere March 4 on Paramount+
The latter's first six episodes will be available to stream beginning March 4 exclusively on Paramount+ for subscribers in the U.S.

[01/28/21 - 09:41 AM]
The History(R) Channel Announces "Tuskegee Airmen: Legacy of Courage" Executive Produced and Narrated by "Good Morning America" Anchor Robin Roberts
The special - due on Wednesday, February 10 - explores the history, legacy and impact of America's first Black military pilots and how their significant contributions to this country inspired the next generation of activists and leaders pushing for racial equality and civic change.

[01/28/21 - 09:37 AM]
OWN Announces Premiere Date for the Special Presentation of OWN Spotlight: "(In)Visible Portraits" from Thought Leader, Storyteller and Filmmaker Oge Egbuonu
Nearly three years in the making, Oge's directorial debut is a powerful celebration of Black women sharing their stories of struggle, resilience and beyond.

[01/28/21 - 09:20 AM]
Jessica Barden, Joe Dempsie, Omari Hardwick, Jacob Scipio & David Wenham Join Toni Collette & Bella Heathcote in "Pieces of Her," A Netflix Limited Series
The drama is about an act of violence that shakes a Georgia town and the bond between a mom and her daughter.

[01/28/21 - 09:11 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces "Black Renaissance" Featuring President and Mrs. Obama, Jason Reynolds, Shantell Martin, and Tobe Nwigwe
Additionally, YouTube Originals will launch a new episode of "BookTube" premiering February 25 with Alicia Garza.

[01/28/21 - 09:06 AM]
Video: "Into the Dark: Tentacles" - Trailer (Official) - A Hulu Original
Look for the franchise's latest installment on Friday, February 12.

[01/28/21 - 09:01 AM]
The Ducks Fly Again in "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers" Premiering Friday, March 26 on Disney+
Nearly 30 years after first taking flight, "The Mighty Ducks" returns in a brand new chapter starring Lauren Graham and Emilio Estevez in the iconic role he originated as legendary Coach Gordon Bombay.

[01/28/21 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Announces Nanfu Wang's "In the Same Breath"
Directed with a deeply personal approach by Nanfu Wang, who was born in China and now lives in the United States, the film explores the parallel campaigns of misinformation waged by leadership and the devastating impact on citizens of both countries.

[01/28/21 - 09:00 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Final Season Premieres Thursday, March 18 at 8:00PM ET/PT
This will be the 20th season and the 14th year the series has been on air.

[01/28/21 - 08:28 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Tops Charts for NBC
Said lineup leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/28/21 - 08:02 AM]
"NKOTB" Star Jonathan Knight Brings His Reno Expertise to New HGTV Series "Farmhouse Fixer" Premiering Wednesday, March 3, at 9 PM ET/PT
The six-episode series will feature Jonathan, who has renovated more than 200 houses, as step by step he carefully preserves the original craftsmanship and historic charm of classic homes while he also modernizes layouts, updates interiors and gives his clients endless reasons to cheer.

[01/28/21 - 08:01 AM]
Acclaimed International Mystery Thriller "The Head" to Premiere Exclusively on HBO Max in the U.S. on February 4
Directed by Jorge Dorado, the six-episode survival thriller is set in an isolated and inaccessible Antarctic research station in which winter has fallen on the South Pole, and the sun will soon disappear for the next six months.

[01/28/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Lupin" Returns to Netflix This Summer
The streaming service confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[01/28/21 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix Names the Dream Lord, Six Others in the Cast of "The Sandman"
Tom Sturridge is Dream, Lord of the Dreaming in the network's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comic series.

[01/28/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "El Internado: Las Cumbres" - Official Trailer - Prime Video Spain
Asia Ortega, Albert Salazar, Daniel Arias and Daniela Rubio star in the series, due on February 19.

[01/28/21 - 06:01 AM]
Norman Lear to Receive Carol Burnett Award at 78th Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards
The television pioneer and political activist and philanthropist will become the third-ever recipient and accept the honor during the telecast airing on Sunday, February 28.

[01/27/21 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 27
Updates include: Hulu's "Shrill" to end after three seasons; Netflix issues two-season order for "Too Hot to Handle"; and HBO Max eyes "Game of Thrones" animated series.

[01/27/21 - 05:23 PM]
The CW Shifts "All American Stories II" to Monday, March 29
Originally scheduled for Monday, February 1 at 9:00/8:00c, the network opts for an encore of "Batwoman" in said slot.

[01/27/21 - 04:54 PM]
Gemma Brooke Allen to Star in "Mixtape" for Netflix; Valerie Weiss to Direct
Julie Bowen, Nick Thune, Jackson Rathbone and newcomers Olga Petsa, Audrey Hsieh and Diego Mercado also star.

[01/27/21 - 01:16 PM]
Keke Palmer to Serve as Host and Executive Producer for the Disney+ Food Competition Series, "Foodtastic"
The 11-episode series started production this week and is slated to premiere on Disney+ later this year.

[01/27/21 - 01:15 PM]
Reena Singh Named Senior Vice President, Development and Current Series, Disney Branded Television
The appointment marks Singh's return to the group after 11 years from, most recently, 20th Television, where she was senior vice president, Current Programming since 2015.

[01/27/21 - 11:47 AM]
Bravo's "Married to Medicine" Returns for Season 8
New cast member Anila Sajja joins this season as wife of Dr. Sajja, mother and fashion blogger.

[01/27/21 - 11:12 AM]
"Love Island" Is Back for Season 3 and This Time We're Saying Aloha to Hawaii
CBS confirmed the news on social media as casting is underway.

[01/27/21 - 11:01 AM]
Coming Soon: NBC's Special Three-Night True Crime Television Event, "The Widower"
From the producers of "Dateline NBC," the project goes behind the scenes of one of the country's most confounding murder investigations, revealing a tale of evil and a tireless quest for justice in real time.

[01/27/21 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - February 2021
Original programming in February includes the season eight return of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," the second season of animated hit "Close Enough," the documentary premiere of "There Is No 'I' in Threesome," and five-episode limited series "Beartown."

[01/27/21 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Announces New Comedy "United States of Al," From Award-Winning Executive Producer Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, Will Premiere Thursday, April 1, 9:30 PM
The newcomer will take over said time period after "The Unicorn" completes its second season.

[01/27/21 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform's Hit Series "The Bold Type" Set to Return for a Fifth and Final Season in 2021
A signature hit for the network, the series will celebrate Kat, Jane and Sutton's journey in the farewell episodes set to air later this year.

[01/27/21 - 10:21 AM]
Starz Celebrates Women's History Month with "Ruth: Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words" Documentary Premiere on March 1
The documentary chronicles Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's historic ascent to the Supreme Court, revealing both the public and private sides of the resilient, tenacious, and unassuming woman who became best known as the country's preeminent defender of gender equality and human rights.

[01/27/21 - 10:15 AM]
TBS Orders New Kitchen Competition Series "Rat in the Kitchen" Hosted By Comedian Natasha Leggero & Judged By Celebrity Chef Ludo Lefebvre
Each stand-alone episode of the new series brings six different dynamic chefs together to compete in the ultimate cooking battle; but one of the chefs is an undercover "rat in the kitchen" who sabotages fellow contestants' chances.

[01/27/21 - 10:15 AM]
FOX Renews Hit Competition Show "I Can See Your Voice," Hosted by Ken Jeong, for Second Season
Cheryl Hines and Adrienne Bailon-Houghton will return as permanent celebrity detectives.

[01/27/21 - 10:05 AM]
AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead" Returns for Second Half of Season Six on April 11
Three new characters join the cast in these nine episodes, including John Glover, Nick Stahl and Keith Carradine.

[01/27/21 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Max Original "Haute Dog" Returns with All-New Episodes on Thursday, February 4
Tasked with turning their K-9s into K-10s, the series introduces top pet stylists from across the country whose interpretations of imaginative challenges and out-of-the-box themes spotlight the best looks for man's best friend.

[01/27/21 - 10:01 AM]
OWN's New Drama "Delilah" from Acclaimed "Greenleaf" Creator Craig Wright Announces Additional Cast and Directors
The network announced today the addition of 14 new roles plus directors Ayoka Chenzira and Crystle C. Roberson for the upcoming drama.

[01/27/21 - 09:56 AM]
discovery+ Premieres World-Wide Exclusive Pope Francis Documentary "Francesco" Ahead of Easter Sunday on March 28th
From Oscar nominated director and producer, Evgeny Afineevksy, the film features unprecedented access to His Holiness Pope Francis, providing an intimate look at a global leader who approaches challenging and complex matters with tremendous humility, wisdom and generosity towards all.

[01/27/21 - 09:05 AM]
A Record 82 Million Households Around the World Chose to Watch "Bridgerton" in Its First 28 Days
Jinny Howe (VP, Original Series at Netflix) details the show's latest metrics.

[01/27/21 - 09:05 AM]
"A Teacher" Gets High Marks - 10-Episode Limited Series Becomes FX's Most-Watched Show on Hulu
All 10 episodes are available for viewing on the FX on Hulu hub.

[01/27/21 - 09:03 AM]
Corus Studios Secures Prominent Worldwide Distribution Deals for Expanding Library of Premium Series
In a Corus Studios first, The CW Network in the U.S. has picked up dessert competition series, "Great Chocolate Showdown," which is set to premiere in 2021.

[01/27/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases Trailer for Docu-Series "Supervillain: the Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine" Premiering on Sunday, February 21 at 10 PM ET/PT
New episodes will debut on-air every Sunday through March 7, while the entire series will release for on-demand streaming or download on Showtime and across all Showtime partner platforms on February 21.

[01/27/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Canine Intervention" - Official Trailer - Netflix
No dog, no breed, no behavior is unfixable for Cali K9's Jas Leverette. Follow the Oakland dog trainer as he works with a range of canines and owners.

[01/27/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Map of Tiny Perfect Things" - Official Trailer
Kathryn Newton and Kyle Allen star in the film, due February 12 on Amazon Prime Video.

[01/27/21 - 09:00 AM]
The Psychological Drama "Tell Me Your Secrets" Premieres February 19 on Amazon Prime Video
The 10-episode series is an intense, morally complex thriller starring Lily Rabe, Amy Brenneman, Hamish Linklater and Enrique Murciano.







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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.