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[04/10/21 - 10:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Tops Demos for FOX
Plus: "Blue Bloods" on CBS leads the night among total viewers.

[04/09/21 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 9
Updates include: Justin Timberlake to play Chuck Barris for Apple; Benedict Cumberbatch to lead Netflix's "The 39 Steps"; and Darren Star details the "Younger" spin-off project.

[04/09/21 - 12:18 PM]
"Bering Sea Gold" Returns for Its Milestone 10th Year on April 30 with New Claims, Bigger Stakes and More Familiar Faces
Find out who's staking their claim in an all-new season premiering on Friday, April 30 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[04/09/21 - 10:05 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Lead Competitive Night
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" both top the evening among adults 18-49.

[04/09/21 - 09:30 AM]
"The Price Is Right at Night" Welcomes "Kids Say the Darndest Things" Host Tiffany Haddish and Late Night Talk Show Host Lilly Singh To "Come on Down," April 21 and 28
Haddish will play for the "She Ready Foundation" which supports foster youth; while Singh will play for "Room to Read," the non-profit helping millions of kids in low-income communities.

[04/09/21 - 09:22 AM]
discovery+ Announces It Will Capture Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass' Incredible Findings of 3,000-Year-Old Lost Golden City in Luxor
The incredible findings will air in an all-new special coming to discovery+.

[04/09/21 - 09:03 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases First Look at Variety Series "Ziwe"
The series features interviews, musical numbers, guest stars, sketches and more - including unscripted and unpredictable interactions with everyday people.

[04/09/21 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Real Magic Mike" (wt)
From the producers behind the Magic Mike franchise and live shows comes an exhilarating and sexy series that will transform a group of men into real-life Magic Mikes.

[04/09/21 - 05:12 AM]
Video: "The Innocent" - Official Trailer - Netflix
An accidental killing leads a man down a dark hole of intrigue and murder.

[04/09/21 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "Into the Beat" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A teen ballerina discovers hip-hop by chance and is faced with an impossible choice: Does she follow her parents' footsteps... or her newfound passion?

[04/08/21 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 8
Updates include: CBS taps leads of "How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings"; Renée Elise Goldsberry cast in "She-Hulk" at Disney+; and Eli Goree scores role on Amazon's "The Peripheral."

[04/08/21 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Milestone" - Official Trailer - Ivan Ayr, Suvinder Vicky, Lakshvir Saran - Netflix India
A newly bereaved trucker, a legacy to be passed down, and a milestone that comes with its own consequences.

[04/08/21 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Law School" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a grim incident occurs at their prestigious school, justice through law is put to a test by a tough law professor and his ambitious students.

[04/08/21 - 02:31 PM]
"American Skin" Makes Its Streaming Debut on BET+ Next Week
The film follows a Black Iraqi War Vet, Lincoln Jefferson (Nate Parker), who after being denied a fair trial following the shooting death of his teenage son by a white police officer, desperately seeks justice and accountability for his son's death.

[04/08/21 - 11:31 AM]
Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment Sign Pay-one U.S. Licensing Deal for Feature Films
Under the deal, Netflix will obtain first pay window rights to SPE titles following their theatrical and home entertainment windows.

[04/08/21 - 11:15 AM]
Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith David, Kevin Smith & More Among Presenters for 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
The ceremony, which recognizes outstanding achievement in horror film and television, will premiere Sunday, April 18 at 8:00/7:00c exclusively on Shudder.

[04/08/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "The Woman in the Window" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Anna Fox (Amy Adams) feels safest when she's watching the world from behind her window; until the Russell family moves in across the street, and she witnesses something unimaginable.

[04/08/21 - 10:16 AM]
Peacock Orders "Queer as Folk" from UCP and Creator Stephen Dunn to Series
The series is a vibrant reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies, exploring a diverse group of friends in New Orleans whose lives are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy.

[04/08/21 - 10:05 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Masked Singer" Leads Demo Race for FOX
The show's latest installment leads the night in adults 18-49 while NBC's dramas are the most-watched programs overall.

[04/08/21 - 10:05 AM]
OWN Announces Cast Members for "The Kings of Napa," From Acclaimed Creator/Showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois
The series is focused on a gorgeous and picturesque Napa Valley, California vineyard owned by the Kings, an aspirational African American family whose wealth and status lands them on the pages of design magazines and society pages.

[04/08/21 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform's "The Bold Type" Returns for Its Fifth and Final Season on May 26
A signature hit for the network, the farewell episodes of the fan-favorite series will celebrate the trio's journey into becoming who they were each meant to be.

[04/08/21 - 09:05 AM]
Find Out What Really Happens When a Man Falls for a Stranger in the New discovery+ True Crime Special "When Philip Met Missy"
The two-hour special drops Tuesday, April 27 on the streaming service.

[04/08/21 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Chi" Probes the South Side's Relationship with the Police in Fourth Season Trailer
This season will look at the wide-ranging effects of policing in the Black community after Jake (Michael V. Epps) has a fateful run-in with a group of officers.

[04/08/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Disney+
Start streaming Season 2 of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" on May 14.

[04/08/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple Orders "The Crowded Room," Starring Tom Holland and Created by Academy Award Winner Akiva Goldsman
The anthology series will explore the true and inspirational stories of those who have struggled and learned to successfully live with mental illness.

[04/08/21 - 08:34 AM]
All New Season of "Saints & Sinners" Premieres Sunday, April 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT On Bounce
New episodes will premiere Sunday nights and pickup following the events of the first-ever "Saints & Sinners" movie "Judgment Day" which aired in February.

[04/08/21 - 08:23 AM]
HGTV Orders 43 New Episodes of Three Fan-Favorite Series Slated to Air in 2021
"Love It or List It," "Selling the Big Easy" and "Vacation House Rules" are all due back.

[04/08/21 - 08:20 AM]
Lifetime Presents Variety's Power of Women the Comedians Special Honoring Michaela Coel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mindy Kaling, Kate McKinnon, Maya Rudolph and Sofia Vergara
The one-hour special will premiere Monday, May 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/08/21 - 08:01 AM]
Date Change for Upcoming Shudder Original "Fried Barry" - Critically Acclaimed Sci-Fi Horror Film Shifts to May 7th
The film moves from the previously announced release of Thursday, May 6.

[04/08/21 - 08:01 AM]
Aml Ameen, Ronnie Rowe Jr. and Mouna Traore Set to Co-Star in New CBC and BET+ Original Series "The Porter"
The series is set to start production in Winnipeg, Manitoba later this spring, more additions to the cast will be announced in the coming weeks.

[04/08/21 - 07:31 AM]
Netflix Confirms Start of Production of New Series, "He's Expecting"
Based on the manga of the same name by Eri Sakai, the show humorously reverses the lifestyles of men and women and explores the differences between them, centered around the question, "What if a man became pregnant?"

[04/08/21 - 07:10 AM]
Jimmie Allen and Gabby Barrett Announced as ACM(R) New Male and Female Artist of the Year
ACM Awards Host Keith Urban recorded a personalized video card to surprise both Allen and Barrett with the news.

[04/08/21 - 07:02 AM]
Starz Celebrates Black Women, Friendship & Harlem in "Run the World," Premiering Globally on May 16th
The series follows a group of smart, funny, and vibrant thirty-something Black women - fiercely loyal best friends - who live, work and play in Harlem.

[04/08/21 - 06:59 AM]
Video: "Cher & The Loneliest Elephant" - Trailer - Paramount+
Stream it early on Earth Day, April 22, only on Paramount+.

[04/08/21 - 06:03 AM]
discovery+ Launches on Xfinity Flex and Soon on X1
"The launch of discovery+ on Xfinity Flex, and very soon on X1, gives our customers access to more of the best entertainment from one of the newest streaming services on the market," said Rebecca Heap, SVP, Video and Entertainment, Comcast Cable.

[04/07/21 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 7
Updates include: CBS cancels "MacGyver" after five seasons; ABC nixes freshman game show "Don't"; and Nick Offerman signs onto Hulu's "Pam & Tommy."

[04/07/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Announces Summer 2021 Schedule
The latest additions include "Mental Samurai" (May 25), "Crime Scene Kitchen" (May 26), "Hell's Kitchen: Young Guns" (May 31), "Lego(R) Masters" (June 1), "MasterChef: Legends" (June 2) and "Beat Shazam" (June 3).

[04/07/21 - 02:00 PM]
BBC America to Air the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards in Primetime on Sunday, April 11 at 9p/8c
The ceremony will be hosted by Edith Bowman and Dermot O'Leary and will be broadcast in primetime exclusively in the U.S. on the cable channel.

[04/07/21 - 01:49 PM]
Revealing the Cast That Will Bring "From Scratch" to Screen
Zoe Saldana stars in the Netflix series as Amy Wheeler, a young woman from Texas who arrives wide-eyed in Italy, searching for a life full of beauty and adventure.

[04/07/21 - 01:06 PM]
The CW to Air the Hopeful Environmental Documentary "2040" on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22
"2040" is a documentary film that explores a positive vision of the future where humanity has solved climate change, with solutions well within reach today.

[04/07/21 - 11:09 AM]
E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" to Conclude Final Season with Reunion Special Hosted by Andy Cohen
After 20 seasons, host Andy Cohen will sit down with Kris, Kim, Khloé, Kourtney, Kendall, Kylie and Scott to discuss the biggest moments from their era-defining series.

[04/07/21 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Announces Summer 2021 Premiere Dates
Three new series make their debut alongside 11 of the most popular and well-known titles on television.

[04/07/21 - 11:00 AM]
Joel McHale to Host All-New Baking Competition Series "Crime Scene Kitchen," Premiering Wednesday, May 26, on FOX
The series is a culinary guessing game in which bakers are tasked with decoding what type of dessert was made, when all that's left are the crumbs, flour trails and a few elusive clues.

[04/07/21 - 10:09 AM]
Paul Schneider, Angela Sarafyan, and Jacob Lofland Lead Cast in Blumhouse's "A House on the Bayou" for EPIX(R)
The film, from writer/director Alex McAulay, will premiere on EPIX in late 2021.

[04/07/21 - 10:06 AM]
Shudder Orders Fourth Season of Groundbreaking Drag Competition Series "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula"
The Shudder Original Series will debut exclusively on the streamer day and date in all territories, alongside the previous three critically acclaimed seasons.

[04/07/21 - 10:03 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "NCIS" Puts CBS on Top in Viewers, Demos
The Eye pulls in front among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/07/21 - 10:02 AM]
HBO Concert Special "Piano Y Mujer" Debuts Exclusively on HBO Max and HBO Latino on April 16
Detroit-born pianist Arthur Hanlon, an Irish American, who has devoted his career to Latin music, joins five female artists representing five different countries and musical styles.

[04/07/21 - 09:52 AM]
"Murderous History" - All-New Six Part Series Premieres Sunday April 25 at 9PM ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel(TM)
From the devastatingly bombed streets of London to industrial Chicago to Nazi Berlin, each episode captures nail-biting criminal investigations to prove that everything is not always what it seems.

[04/07/21 - 09:32 AM]
Video: "The Crime of the Century" - Official Teaser - HBO
The two-part HBO original documentary, from Emmy and Academy Award winner Alex Gibney, is a searing indictment of Big Pharma and their responsibility for manufacturing the very crisis they profit from.

[04/07/21 - 09:30 AM]
Classic Variety Series "Kids Say the Darndest Things," Hosted by Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award-Winning Actress and Comedian Tiffany Haddish, to Premiere Wednesday, May 5 on CBS
The reimagined series showcases Tiffany Haddish's unparalleled comedy talents, using her singular voice, humor and life perspective to interact with real kids from across the country in an honest, unpredictable and hilarious way.







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[04/13/21 - 10:17 AM]
It's Time for Some Good Vibes When Bravo's "Family Karma" Returns for Season Two on Wednesday, June 2, at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for Season 2 are Anisha Ramakrishna, Amrit Kapai, Bali Chainani, Brian Benni, Monica Vaswani, Shaan Patel, and Vishal Parvani.

[04/13/21 - 10:09 AM]
Dancer, Actress, Author and Producer Jenna Dewan Joins the Judges Panel for "Come Dance with Me," The New CBS Family Dance Competition Show
The series features exceptionally talented young dancers from across the country who invite one inspirational, and untrained, family member or other adult who has supported their dance dreams, to become their dance partner for a chance to strut their stuff for a grand prize.

[04/13/21 - 10:04 AM]
Video: "Shrill" Season 3 - Trailer and Key Art Debut
The series stars Aidy Bryant, Lolly Adefope, Ian Owens, John Cameron Mitchell, E.R. Fightmaster and Patti Harrison.

[04/13/21 - 10:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Tops Viewers, Demos for NBC
ABC's "American Idol" shares the honors among adults 18-49.

[04/13/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Phylicia Rashad and more invite us into a conversation to explore Chadwick Boseman's extraordinary commitment to his craft.

[04/13/21 - 09:46 AM]
An All New 60-Day "Naked and Afraid XL" Challenge Premieres April 25 on Discovery
This season of "XL" presents hazards and hardships only the toughest survivalists in the world can endure but also opportunities to showcase their elite skills.

[04/13/21 - 09:00 AM]
Powerful Collaborations, World Premieres and Special Performances Anchor the "56th Academy of Country Music Awards(TM)"
Hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, the event will air live on Sunday, April 18 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[04/13/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces New Docuseries "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson" from Grammy and Academy Award Winners Mark Ronson and Morgan Neville
The six-part docuseries - due on Friday, July 30 - will examine sound creation and the revolutionary technology that has shaped music as we know it.

[04/13/21 - 08:16 AM]
Video: "Army of the Dead" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.

[04/13/21 - 08:00 AM]
Apple Original Films Announces Definitive Louis Armstrong Documentary "Black & Blues: The Colorful Ballad of Louis Armstrong"
The film offers a definitive look at the master musician's life and legacy as a founding father of jazz, the first pop star and a cultural ambassador of the United States.

[04/13/21 - 07:31 AM]
MTV Renews Hit Franchise "Double Shot at Love"
Following two wildly successful seasons that helped find love for DJ Pauly D, the beloved "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" bromance returns to find the perfect match for the ultimate bachelor, Vinny Guadagnino.

[04/13/21 - 06:31 AM]
President Joe Biden and Former President Barack Obama Join NBC and ATTN:'s "Roll Up Your Sleeves" Vaccination Special
As previously announced, former First Lady Michelle Obama will be featured in the special alongside friends Faith Hill, Jennifer Lopez, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

[04/13/21 - 06:00 AM]
Global Citizen Announces "VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World" Hosted by Selena Gomez
Airing and live streaming on Saturday, May 8 on ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, YouTube, iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations and the iHeartRadio App, "VAX LIVE" will start at 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT.

[04/13/21 - 05:50 AM]
Netflix Renews "Bridgerton" for Seasons 3 and 4
The show's social media accounts confirmed the news this morning.

[04/13/21 - 03:41 AM]
BBC Announces Two Further Series of Award-Winning Drama "Call the Midwife"
Series 12 and 13, commissioned by Piers Wenger, Director of BBC Drama and Charlotte Moore, Chief Content Officer, will consist of two eight-episode series and two Christmas specials.