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    [tuesday, february 02, 2021]    
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[02/02/21 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 2
Updates include: Tamara Taylor joins NBC's "Law & Order: Organized Crime"; Becki Newton tapped for Netflix's "The Lincoln Lawyer"; and Michael Imperioli, Alec Berg team for HBO project.

[02/02/21 - 01:41 PM]
Don't Stop Believing! The "Finding Bigfoot" Team Returns in "Finding Bigfoot: The Search Continues" Streaming on discovery+ Monday, Feb. 8
Animal Planet's intrepid team returns, together for the first time in three years, to travel to hotspots in the U.S. to once and for all prove the elusive Bigfoot exists.

[02/02/21 - 01:34 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "New Year New Movies!" Programming Event Boosts Network to Become #1 Most-Watched on Weekends in 2021 To-Date
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the year to date.

[02/02/21 - 01:00 PM]
Robert Downey Jr., Tiffany Haddish and Metallica to Appear on "A Late Show: Super Bowl Edition," Sunday, Feb. 7
Said installment will follow late local news after CBS Sports' broadcast of Super Bowl LV, on the CBS Television Network.

[02/02/21 - 12:31 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Acquires Worldwide Rights for Underwater Exploration Feature "Playing with Sharks" Out of Sundance
The film documents the life of Australian icon, conservationist and filmmaker Valerie Taylor.

[02/02/21 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Amend: The Fight for America" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The six-part docuseries explores the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution - which promised liberty and equal protection for all persons in 1868 - as America's most enduring hallmark of democracy.

[02/02/21 - 10:05 AM]
"Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten" Examines the Tulsa Race Massacre 100 Years Later
The new documentary, premiering Monday, May 31 on PBS, examines this deadly assault on the 100th anniversary of the crime in the context of other racial massacres and police killings.

[02/02/21 - 10:04 AM]
PBS Science Series "Nova" Announces First Collaboration with Acclaimed Filmmaker Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films on a New Documentary: "Medical Racism" (w.t.)
Slated to premiere in late 2022 on PBS, the two-hour film will explore racism's devastating impacts on Black Americans' health and solutions for an equitable future.

[02/02/21 - 10:01 AM]
Ramin Bahrani to Adapt, Direct and Produce Film Adaptation of Aravind Adiga's Acclaimed 2020 Novel "Amnesty" for Netflix
Bahrani also wrote, directed and produced the recently released Netflix film "The White Tiger" based on Aravind Adiga's New York Times bestseller and Man Booker Prize-winning novel.

[02/02/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: "Punky Brewster" - Official Trailer - Peacock
In this continuation of the iconic 80s sitcom, Punky is now a single mother of three trying to get her life back on track when she meets Izzy, a young girl in the foster system who reminds Punky a lot of her younger self.

[02/02/21 - 09:00 AM]
HBO Drama Series "The Nevers" Debuts This April
In the last years of Victoria's reign, London is beset by the "Touched": people - mostly women - who suddenly manifest abnormal abilities - some charming, some very disturbing.

[02/02/21 - 08:32 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; FOX Leads Total Viewers
"The Bachelor" and "9-1-1" lead in said categories last night.

[02/02/21 - 08:30 AM]
Kenan Thompson to Host "Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2021," Live on Saturday, March 13, at 7:30 P.M. (ET/PT)
With Thompson at the helm, kids and families everywhere will literally be part of this year's show like never before for an epic celebration of fan-favorite stars across the worlds of film, television, music, sports and more.

[02/02/21 - 08:12 AM]
HGTV's "Fixer to Fabulous" Closes Out Sophomore Season with Strongest Ratings Performance to Date
HGTV spins the numbers for the season to date.

[02/02/21 - 08:11 AM]
UFC's "The Ultimate Fighter" Available Now on ESPN+
One season of the series will be made available each week leading up to the anticipated premiere of "The Ultimate Fighter 29" this summer.

[02/02/21 - 07:37 AM]
Light-Hearted Original Comedy Series "Millennials" to Premiere Thursday, February 25 on AMC Networks' Newly-Rebranded Streamer ALLBLK
The new comedy is centered on the lives of four 20-something roommates and their neighbors across the hall; as they navigate the chaos of being young and finding success, and themselves, in the city of angels.

[02/02/21 - 07:10 AM]
Hulu Honors Black History Month with Free Virtual Concert and New Content from Prominent Black Voices
Plus: "Your Attention Please," a series featuring Black innovators and creators who strive to leave the world better than they found it, is back for a second season.

[02/02/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Moxie" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Amy Poehler directed the film, based on the novel by Jennifer Mathieu.

[02/02/21 - 06:02 AM]
From Country Music to Kisses, Netflix Announces New Brazilian Unscripted Productions and Its Team of Hosts
The five productions are scheduled to premiere in 2021.

[02/02/21 - 06:01 AM]
VH1 Says "I Do" for Valentine's Day with "My Celebrity Dream Wedding" Special on Tuesday, February 9th at 9PM ET/PT
The special follows three top wedding planners as they compete to give one deserving bride on a budget the celebrity inspired wedding of her dreams.

[02/02/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Behind the Mask" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Discover the inspiration behind Marvel's greatest heroes in the new documentary special, streaming February 12 on Disney+.

[02/02/21 - 04:13 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Increases Investment in German Amazon Originals
Highlights include "Der Greif," an Amazon Original Fantasy series based on the cult novel of the same name by Wolfgang Hohlbein, Germany's most successful living novelist with 40 million books sold worldwide.

[02/01/21 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 1
Updates include: Paramount+ targets "Frasier" revival; The CW confirms "All American" spin-off; and ABC gives pilot order to Kevin Costner's "National Parks."

[02/01/21 - 01:37 PM]
AMC+ to Debut First Episode of "The Walking Dead's" Extended 10th Season One Week Early on Sunday, February 21
All subsequent episodes will debut early on the premium streaming bundle, every Thursday prior to the episodes' linear premiere on Sundays, beginning March 4.

[02/01/21 - 01:35 PM]
Ryan Coogler's Proximity Media Sets Exclusive Television Deal with The Walt Disney Company
Coogler, who co-wrote and directed Marvel Studios' acclaimed global smash hit "Black Panther" and is currently at work on the sequel, will develop new television series, which includes one based in the Kingdom of Wakanda for Disney+.

[02/01/21 - 01:08 PM]
discovery+ Follows Egypt's Biggest Excavation In 100 Years in the Mysterious Valley of the Kings
"Valley of the Kings: The Lost Tombs," a two-hour special drops Monday, March 1 on the streaming service.

[02/01/21 - 12:34 PM]
National Geographic Documentary Films Announces New Feature on Dr. Anthony Fauci from Directors John Hoffman & Janet Tobias & Producing Team Dan Cogan & Liz Garbus
With exclusive access, the film - simply titled "Fauci" - will deliver a rare glimpse into the long-standing professional career and personal life of this ultimate public servant and American hero, who after a lifetime of public service faced his biggest test: a pandemic whose ferocity is unmatched in modern history.

[02/01/21 - 12:02 PM]
Family Entertainment Leader Nancy Kanter Teams Up with Netflix to Develop and Produce New Original Content for Kids and Families Worldwide
Kanter most recently served as Executive Vice President, Content and Creative Strategy, Disney Channels Worldwide.

[02/01/21 - 10:40 AM]
"Havana Street Party Presents: Beatriz Luengo" A Concert Special Featuring the Eight-Time Latin Grammy(R) Nominated Singer Debuts Exclusively on HBO Max and HBO Latino on February 12
This is the second edition of the Havana Street Party series.

[02/01/21 - 10:29 AM]
Netflix Reveals the Cast of "The Midnight Club"
Sauriyan Sapkota, Adia, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd, Aya Furukawa, Annarah Shephard, William Chris Sumpter, Matt Biedel, Heather Langenkamp, Samantha Sloyan and Zach Gilford star in the Christopher Pike adaptation.

[02/01/21 - 10:20 AM]
BET Delivers Two New Groundbreaking Series Under Its Social Impact Initiative "Content for Change" to Help Address Inequities for Black Americans
"Boiling Point" and "Disrupt & Dismantle" are both on tap later this month.

[02/01/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Pacific Rim: The Black" - Date Announce - Netflix
As Kaiju rising from the sea overrun Australia, two siblings search for their parents as they fight to survive, together.

[02/01/21 - 10:00 AM]
Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Anthony Mackie, Helen Mirren, Dan Stevens, and Constance Wu Set to Star in the New David Weil Amazon Original Series "Solos"
"Solos" is a dramatic and thought-provoking seven-part anthology series that explores the deeper meaning of human connection, as explored through the lens of the individual.

[02/01/21 - 09:37 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Award-Winning Musical Competition Series "The Voice" Returns Monday, March 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Pop music sensation Nick Jonas reclaims his red chair alongside superstar returning coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, and Blake Shelton for Season 20.

[02/01/21 - 09:12 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The latter's "60 Minutes" wins the night in both categories.

[02/01/21 - 08:59 AM]
HBO's "Covid Diaries NYC" Debuts March 9
The documentary chronicles the lives of five young filmmakers, ranging in age from 17 to 21, who turn their cameras on themselves to tell the stories of their families during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City.

[02/01/21 - 08:49 AM]
"Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer" to Premiere on May 11, 2021 on PBS
The four-part series from Nutopia examines the science and medical innovations that conquered some of the world's deadliest diseases and doubled life expectancies for many across the globe.

[02/01/21 - 07:16 AM]
Neve Campbell Will Co-Star in Netflix's "The Lincoln Lawyer"
She'll play Maggie McPherson, a passionate Deputy District Attorney who was previously married to Mickey Haller, played by Manuel Garcia-Rulfo.

[02/01/21 - 06:01 AM]
Sonic the Hedgehog Speeds Over to Netflix in the All-New Animated Series "Sonic Prime"
The 24-episode animated adventure for kids, families, and long-time fans draws upon the keystones of the brand and features the "Blue Blur" of video game fame in a high-octane adventure where the fate of a strange new multiverse rests in his gloved hands.

[02/01/21 - 02:01 AM]
Video: "Crazy About Her" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Dani de la Orden directed the film, due on Friday, February 26.

[01/31/21 - 01:25 PM]
Special Sneak of "Naked and Afraid" Upcoming Season Begins Streaming January 31 on discovery+
Beginning Sunday, January 31, a new lineup of survivalists from around the world will take on the 21-day challenge to test themselves against the wilderness.

[01/31/21 - 08:23 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA Tops Demo Race for ABC
The Alphabet's primetime franchise leads the night among adults 18-49.

[01/30/21 - 08:23 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Wins Demo Race for FOX
The network tops the night among adults 18-49 while an all-repeat CBS is the most-watched network overall.

[01/29/21 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 29
Updates include: ABC greenlights five pilots, including "The Wonder Years" reboot; Joel Kinnaman joins HBO's "In Treatment" revival; and HBO Max fills out cast of "Verbatim" pilot.

[01/29/21 - 02:48 PM]
Roger Black & Waco O'Guin - The Duo Behind "Paradise PD" - Sign a Multi-Year Partnership with Netflix
Their next series is "Farzar," a sci-fi comedy following Prince Fichael and his crew as they venture out of their domed human city to fight the aliens trying to kill them.

[01/29/21 - 02:08 PM]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Remembers Cicely Tyson with Re-Airing of "Oprah's Master Class: Cicely Tyson" on Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, January 31
"Ms. Tyson was a rare talent both on and off the screen, one that we at OWN were blessed and honored to work with and be inspired by," said Tina Perry, president, OWN.

[01/29/21 - 01:33 PM]
NBC's Hit Medical Drama "New Amsterdam" Begins Its Third Season on Tuesday, March 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The series averaged a 3.3 in the 18-49 demo and 13.8 million in total audience measurement and reached 45 million viewers over the course of its last season.

[01/29/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "On My Block" - The Squad Returns for One Final Season - Netflix
The series is coming back for a fourth and final season.

[01/29/21 - 11:29 AM]
All-New "Puppy Bowl Presents" Specials Stream on discovery+ and Premiere on Animal Planet Leading Up to Puppy Bowl XVII
"The Dog Games," "Best in Show" and "Puppy Bowl Nation" are all on tap for Saturday, February 6.

[01/29/21 - 11:01 AM]
Prime Video Celebrates Black History Month
Plus: look for "Coming 2 America," "Tom Clancy's Without Remorse," "Them" and "The Underground Railroad" later in 2021.







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[04/16/24 - 01:30 PM]
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[04/16/24 - 10:49 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 10:29 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 09:31 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 09:01 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 08:56 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 08:53 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 08:23 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 08:09 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 08:03 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 08:00 AM]
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[04/16/24 - 07:32 AM]
Paramount+ Teams Up with National Park Foundation as First-Ever Official Streaming Partner
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[04/16/24 - 07:02 AM]
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