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[05/04/21 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 4
Updates include: Netflix cancels "The Irregulars"; two original "The Flash" cast members to exit as regulars; and Harold Perrineau to star in Epix's "From."

[05/04/21 - 08:01 PM]
Video: "Ali & Ratu Ratu Queens" - Official Teaser - Netflix
After his father's passing, a teenager sets out for New York in search of his estranged mother and soon finds love and connection in unexpected places.

[05/04/21 - 11:15 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Official Trailer for Season 4 of the Max Original "Gomorrah," Premiering May 20
The critically-acclaimed third season debuted exclusively on HBO Max this January.

[05/04/21 - 10:59 AM]
HBO's New Half-Hour Late Night Talk Series "Pause with Sam Jay" Debuts May 21
Created by Sam Jay and Prentice Penny, the series features a new take on the late-night talk show format and uses a fresh lens to plunge into the cultural issues that divide us.

[05/04/21 - 10:22 AM]
There Are More Mysteries to Solve Out There Under the "Big Sky" with Season 2
ABC took to social media with the news the series will return for a second season.

[05/04/21 - 10:03 AM]
Video: Hulu Original Film "Plan B" Trailer and Key Art Debut
Directed by Natalie Morales in her directorial debut, follow Sunny and Lupe on their hilarious quest.

[05/04/21 - 10:02 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "9-1-1" Tops Charts for FOX
The network leads the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/04/21 - 09:49 AM]
Will Smith Project Headlines New YouTube Originals Programming Slate - Announced Today at 10th Annual NewFronts
This new six-part fitness unscripted series from Westbrook Media and YouTube Originals is the story of Will Smith, looking up one day to find himself in middle age, rebuilding his body into the best shape of his life and getting his groove back along the way.

[05/04/21 - 09:33 AM]
Cue the Nostalgia: Every Episode of "Friday Night Lights" Is Now Available to Stream for Free on Tubi
The news is timed with the series' 15th anniversary.

[05/04/21 - 09:32 AM]
Apple TV+ Orders Powerful Documentary Series "Big Man on Campus" About Basketball Sensation Makur Maker
The documentary series will tell the coming-of-age story of basketball phenom Makur Maker as he navigates the highs and lows of his freshman year college experience against the backdrop of the Black Lives Matter movement and the global pandemic.

[05/04/21 - 09:17 AM]
EPIX(R) Greenlights Drama Series "Billy the Kid" - Written and Executive Produced by Michael Hirst
The eight-episode, one-hour season will commence production this June in Calgary, AB, with an eye towards a 2022 premiere on EPIX.

[05/04/21 - 09:00 AM]
TLC's Hit Series "sMothered" Returns with an All New Season and a New Night, Beginning Monday, May 31 at 9PM ET/PT
If you thought you'd seen it all last season, wait until you meet our new pairs who share underwear and exchange Brazilian waxes.

[05/04/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Black food is American food. Chef and writer Stephen Satterfield traces the delicious, moving throughlines from Africa to Texas in this docuseries.

[05/04/21 - 08:04 AM]
"Curb Appeal Xtreme" Starring John Gidding, Jamie Durie and Newcomer Rachel Taylor Gets Production Greenlight
The six hour-long episodes will follow the talented trio as they dramatically overhaul the front and backyards of homes in Nashville, Tennessee.

[05/04/21 - 07:50 AM]
NBC Sports Delivers 14.5 Million Viewers for Kentucky Derby, As the "Run for the Roses" Returns to Its Traditional First Saturday in May Date
Viewership peaked at 15.7 million viewers from 6:45-7 p.m. ET on NBC as Medina Spirit mounted a wire-to-wire victory and trainer Bob Baffert won the event for a record seventh time.

[05/04/21 - 05:31 AM]
Video: "The Last Letter from Your Lover" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The forbidden love affair between a 1960s couple (Shailene Woodley and Callum Turner) is uncovered by an ambitious present-day journalist (Felicity Jones) after she finds a trove of secret love letters.

[05/03/21 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 3
Updates include: Paul Guilfoyle to return for "CSI: Vegas" at CBS; Luke Evans cast in Apple's "Echo 3"; and "The Last Policeman" nears pilot order at FOX.

[05/03/21 - 08:00 PM]
"Conan" on TBS Set to End on June 24
Post June, O'Brien will turn his focus to his deal with WarnerMedia and development on his new show for HBO Max, which will be a departure from his current traditional talk-show format.

[05/03/21 - 05:03 PM]
NBC Gives Pilot Production Order to "Night Court" Starring Melissa Rauch & John Larroquette
The project, from writer Dan Rubin, is based on the original series created by Reinhold Weege.

[05/03/21 - 03:32 PM]
HBO Max Orders "Love and Death" - Elizabeth Olsen to Star in Limited Series Written by David E. Kelley and Directed by Lesli Linka Glatter
Two church going couples, enjoying small town family life in Texas, until somebody picks up an axe.

[05/03/21 - 02:33 PM]
FX's "Mayans M.C." Gets Fourth Season Pickup
"Elgin James, his creative collaborators, this incredible cast and crew delivered on another epic season of 'Mayans M.C.,'" said Nick Grad.

[05/03/21 - 02:03 PM]
Jessica Williams and Chris "Comedian CP" Powell Join William Jackson Harper to Star in Max Original "Love Life" Season Two
Season one's Anna Kendrick (who also executive produces), Zoƫ Chao, Peter Vack and Nick Thune will appear in season two.

[05/03/21 - 01:30 PM]
IMDb TV Expands Original Programming with "Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary," "Bug Out" and a New Project with Interior Designer Jeff Lewis
"These projects mark an impressive and exciting growth moment for IMDb TV. The caliber of talent and the variety of content is a brand hallmark for us as we look to diversify the entertaining and broadly appealing offerings available on the service," said Lauren Anderson and Ryan Pirozzi.

[05/03/21 - 01:10 PM]
ABC Orders Fifth Season of "The Good Doctor"
The Alphabet confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[05/03/21 - 12:59 PM]
IMDb TV Greenlights Original Series "High School" Based on the New York Times Bestselling Memoir by Grammy-Nominated Platinum Recording Artists Tegan and Sara
Told through a backdrop of 90s grunge and rave culture, the series weaves between parallel and discordant memories of twin sisters growing up down the hall from one another.

[05/03/21 - 12:01 PM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out Its 46th Season with Three New Shows in May
Keegan-Michael Key (May 15) and Anya Taylor-Joy (May 22) will follow the previously announced Elon Musk (May 8).

[05/03/21 - 11:02 AM]
Dick Wolf Extends TV's Most Successful Brand with "Law & Order: For the Defense"
The series will put the lawyers under the microscope, along with the criminal justice system with every week delivering the promise of a contemporary morality tale.

[05/03/21 - 10:59 AM]
The Heist Continues as "Leverage: Redemption" Sets July 9 Premiere on IMDb TV
The crime drama will debut with eight new episodes this summer followed by an additional eight episodes in the fall.

[05/03/21 - 10:30 AM]
The CW Network Renews "Kung Fu" and "DC's Stargirl" for the 2021-2022 Season
"We are beyond proud to continue to share the stories of Nicky Shen and Courtney Whitmore, two strong, powerful young women at the center of this new generation of hit shows for The CW in 'Kung Fu' and 'DC's Stargirl,'" said Mark Pedowitz.

[05/03/21 - 10:30 AM]
ABC News Enters the Ring with Special Four-Hour Documentary Series "Mike Tyson: The Knockout," Detailing the Life of the Boxing Legend
The four-hour documentary series will put viewers ringside for a main event that will chronicle the former champion's climb, crash and comeback, from his difficult childhood to becoming undisputed world champion to his 1992 rape conviction and his personal struggles.

[05/03/21 - 10:12 AM]
Apple Original Comedy "Mr. Corman," Created by, Directed by and Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, to Make Global Debut Friday, Aug. 6 on Apple TV+
The series will debut with the first three episodes, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.

[05/03/21 - 10:03 AM]
Historic Exclusive "Thursday Night Football" Deal Between Prime Video and the NFL Now Set to Begin a Year Early in 2022
This is a year earlier than previously announced, with all games set to air on Prime Video as part of a Prime membership.

[05/03/21 - 10:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Total Viewers with "60 Minutes"
The Eye leads the night overall, shares the demo crown with ABC.

[05/03/21 - 10:00 AM]
TBS' "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" to Air Special on Wednesday, May 12 About Gun Reform
"The fact that 316 people are victims of gun violence in the United States every single day makes me want to Zoom call every politician in this country and just scream at them," says Bee.

[05/03/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Mid-Season Supertease Available Now!
The series finale will air Thursday, June 10 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/03/21 - 10:00 AM]
Crackle Plus Announces New Slate of Original Programming, and the Launch of a New "Chicken Soup for the Soul" AVOD Network, at 2021 NewFronts
Crackle Plus has more than doubled its content offerings on its AVOD networks Crackle and Popcornflix, and added over 200 hours of original and exclusive programming in the past year.

[05/03/21 - 09:29 AM]
Tig Notaro Returns to HBO with Animated Stand Up Special
Ellen DeGeneres serves as an executive producer on the animated stand-up special, marking the third collaboration between Notaro and DeGeneres.

[05/03/21 - 09:16 AM]
"Tuca & Bertie" Flocks Over to Adult Swim with All-New Episodes Beginning Sunday, June 13
Tuca (Tiffany Haddish) and Bertie (Ali Wong) are best friends, and they're both full of ghosts.

[05/03/21 - 09:05 AM]
Tyler Perry Brings More Laughs to BET with the Return of "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" and "Tyler Perry's Assisted Living" May 25
In anticipation of their premieres, BET has green-lit "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" for a ninth season and "Tyler Perry's Assisted Living" for a third season.

[05/03/21 - 09:00 AM]
IMDb TV Greenlights Season 2 of UNINTERRUPTED'S Docuseries "Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers"
Season 2 will pick up where Season 1 ended, with the Trailblazers facing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic bringing their historic season to a halt - just before their state championship game.

[05/03/21 - 08:38 AM]
Fan-Favorite Food Trucks Return for Brand-New Road Battle in "The Great Food Truck Race: All-Stars"
Hosted by Tyler Florence and shot on-location in the food mecca of San Francisco and the Bay Area, each team must prove their cooking chops, marketing savvy and selling skills to stay in the game.

[05/03/21 - 08:35 AM]
Netflix and Riot Games Bring League of Legends to Television with Animated Event Series "Arcane" Premiering Globally on Netflix This Fall
The series marks Riot Games' first series for television.

[05/03/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Halston" - Official Trailer - Netflix
His name built an empire. His style defined an era. American fashion designer Halston skyrockets to fame before his life starts to spin out of control.

[05/03/21 - 08:00 AM]
BAFTA Award-Winner Emily Watson Stars in the New AMC+ Original Series "Too Close"
The three-part psychological thriller centers around forensic psychiatrist Dr. Emma Robertson (Watson), who must assess criminal suspect Connie Mortensen (Denise Gough) - only to fall victim to Connie's insightful, yet manipulative nature.

[05/03/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Carnaval" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After a breakup, an influencer takes her friends on a free trip to Bahia's vibrant Carnival, where she learns life's not just about social media likes.

[05/03/21 - 06:54 AM]
Disney+ Celebrates May the 4th with "Star Wars: The Bad Batch" Series Premiere
As a special treat for fans, Disney+ will also debut "Maggie Simpson in 'The Force Awakens From Its Nap,'" a new Star Wars-inspired short, bringing characters from the Star Wars galaxy to the fictional town of Springfield.

[05/03/21 - 06:31 AM]
"Emily in Paris", Netflix's Top Comedy Series of 2020, Begins Production on Season 2
58 million households around the world chose to watch "Emily in Paris" in its first 28 days, making it Netflix's most popular comedy series of 2020.

[05/03/21 - 03:33 AM]
Video: "Summertime 2" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Summer, Edo, Sofia, Ale and Dario will discover what growing up really means: being able to make choices, experiencing love like they've never done before and accepting that sometimes, Summer is the most difficult season of all.

[05/03/21 - 12:01 AM]
"1899": Creators of "Dark" Start Production for New Netflix Original Series
Set out to be a truly multi-language series, the characters will speak in the language of their origin.

[05/02/21 - 08:01 PM]
Video: "Girl from Nowhere" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Nanno is back, doling karmic retribution to more students and faculty in a new season of this anthology series - and this time, she's not alone.







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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.