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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 - 02:11 PM]
Greetings from Byron Baes, Australia
Eureka Productions is behind the Netflix original series, a love letter to one of the world's most perfect playgrounds.

[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.







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[07/13/24 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2024-25 Primetime Season
The official "CBS Premiere Week" kicks off with a full week of original episodes beginning Monday, October 14 with the 22nd season premiere of "NCIS," and two hours of the new drama "NCIS: Origins" starring Austin Stowell as a young Leroy Jethro Gibbs and narrated by Mark Harmon.

[07/12/24 - 11:30 AM]
Two of the Universe's Biggest Franchises Collide When Doctor Who and Star Trek Come Together to Celebrate the Inaugural Intergalactic Friendship Day on July 30
The collaboration will kick off at San Diego Comic-Con, where Alex Kurtzman and Russell T Davies come together for an exclusive creator-to-creator conversation about the art of storytelling in alternative universes and to celebrate the power of friendship.

[07/12/24 - 11:16 AM]
AMC Networks Heads to San Diego with a Star-Studded Panel Lineup for Five Series at This Year's Comic-Con International
AMC Networks will also present a special advanced screening of "The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon - The Book of Carol" on Friday, July 26 at the Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero.

[07/12/24 - 10:44 AM]
Apple's Global Hit Drama "Presumed Innocent" Lands Season Two Renewal
The second season will unfold around a suspenseful, brand-new case.

[07/12/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Dragon Prince" Season 6 Trailer - Netflix After School
The war against "The Cosmic Order"... begins.

[07/12/24 - 09:01 AM]
Disney Entertainment Television Announces 2024 San Diego Comic-Con Programming
"Abbott Elementary" will reach new heights at San Diego Comic-Con, inviting attendees to experience A.V.A. Fest (A Very Abbott Festival) firsthand.

[07/12/24 - 09:00 AM]
Video: WE tv Unveils Trailer for All New Docuseries "Wiggin' Out with Tokyo Stylez" Premiering Friday, August 9
The series follows the famed hairstylist to the stars as she takes center stage, creating iconic custom wigs for high-profile celebrity clients such as Cardi B, Trina Braxton, Reginae Carter, TS Madison, Tiffany "New York" Pollard, Ari Fletcher, Flo Milli and more.

[07/12/24 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Inside the Mind of a Dog" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Embark on a delightful journey into the world of dogs in this documentary that reveals scientific and emotional insights about our lovable BFFs.

[07/12/24 - 05:36 AM]
Global Icon Shania Twain to Host the 2024 "People's Choice Country Awards"
Last year's inaugural show, hosted by Opry members Little Big Town, recognized the biggest and best country music has to offer chosen entirely by the fans across various categories.

[07/11/24 - 02:14 PM]
Starz Shares First Look Images for Season Seven Part Two of "Outlander" Along with an Early Sneak Peek at Prequel Series "Outlander: Blood of My Blood"
"Outlander" season seven part two will premiere on Friday, November 22 with new episodes available weekly on Fridays at midnight ET on the Starz app, all Starz streaming and on-demand platforms.

[07/11/24 - 01:47 PM]
Starz Casts Eight New Roles in the Spectacular Next Chapter of Its Hit Franchise "Spartacus: House of Ashur"
Production has begun in New Zealand on the 10-episode season.

[07/11/24 - 01:46 PM]
Video: Starz Releases Emotionally Stirring Trailer and Key Art for "Three Women" Highly Anticipated Limited Series Based on the #1 New York Times Bestseller That Explores Female Desire Airs Friday, September 13
The series is based on the instant #1 New York Times bestselling book of the same name from literary sensation Lisa Taddeo that will premiere Friday, September 13 at midnight on the Starz app.

[07/11/24 - 01:45 PM]
"Sweetpea," A Darkly Comic and Twisted Coming-of-"Rage" Thriller Set to Debut on Starz in 2024
The six-part series was acquired directly from Sky Studios and is set to debut in 2024 as a Starz original in the U.S. and Canada.

[07/11/24 - 01:44 PM]
Starz Greenlights "Fat Joe Talks," A Dynamic New Interview Series Where Icon Fat Joe Spearheads Of-the-Moment Conversations with Pop Culture's Most Influential Personalities
In each 30-minute episode Fat Joe will lead captivating conversations around a wide range of newsworthy topics and will travel throughout the United States to meet these cultural icons in their environment.

[07/11/24 - 01:41 PM]
Video: "The Couple Next Door" - Official Teaser - Starz
The six-part thriller, due this winter, stars Sam Heughan, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jessica De Gouw, and Alfred Enoch.