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[05/13/21 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 13
Updates include: Tom Blyth to lead Epix's "Billy the Kid"; Betty Gilpin, Shea Whigham among latest cast in Starz's "Gaslit"; and ABC passes on comedy pilot "Adopted."

[05/13/21 - 05:15 PM]
CBS Gets Back to Reality This Summer with the Season Premieres of "Big Brother" and "Love Island," on Wednesday, July 7
This summer will be the first time that CBS regularly airs three hours of reality programming on Sundays.

[05/13/21 - 03:00 PM]
The CW Network Expands Its Primetime Schedule to Saturday
The CW will officially kick off its first Saturday night of primetime programming on October 2, 2021 with night one of the iHeartRadio Music Festival.

[05/13/21 - 02:15 PM]
New CG-Animated Feature Film Following the Iconic Japanese Superhero "Ultraman" in Development at Netflix
This project continues Netflix's relationship with Tsuburaya Productions following the release of the "Ultraman" anime series which is currently in its second season.

[05/13/21 - 01:48 PM]
The Walt Disney Company, ESPN and Major League Baseball Reach Long-Term Rights Extension for Fully Exclusive, Marquee Schedule
ESPN will exclusively televise the entire MLB Wild Card Series starting in 2022, if the event expands.

[05/13/21 - 01:29 PM]
Showtime Sports(R) to Premiere "Kevin Garnett: Anything Is Possible" on Showtime Friday, July 30 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The film will include scenes from Garnett's induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, taking place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut this Saturday.

[05/13/21 - 01:00 PM]
FOX on Track to Win Broadcast Season Among Adults 18-49 for Second Year in a Row
FOX is the #1 network of the season on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (tied with ABC) among Adults 18-49.

[05/13/21 - 12:31 PM]
ABC Renews Newcomers "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune," "Supermarket Sweep," Plus Three Veterans
"Shark Tank," "American Idol" and "America's Funniest Home Videos" are also due back.

[05/13/21 - 12:06 PM]
Peacock Orders Third Installment of Hit Franchise "Psych 3: This Is Gus"
In preparation for a shotgun wedding before the birth of Baby Guster, Shawn (James Roday Rodriguez) and Groomzilla Gus (Dulé Hill) go rogue in an attempt to track down Selene's (Jazmyn Simon) estranged husband, as Lassiter (Timothy Omundson) grapples with the future of his career.

[05/13/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: "Skater Girl" - Official Trailer - Netflix
When a teen in rural India discovers a life-changing passion for skateboarding, she faces a rough road as she follows her dream to compete.

[05/13/21 - 12:00 PM]
NBCUniversal Television and Streaming Bolsters Its Investment in Cable Portfolio with 33 New Unscripted Series, Over 30 Addictive Returning Hits, Must-Watch Live Events & A Continued Focus on Scripted
NBCUniversal unveils a wide-ranging slate for its cable portfolio, which will collectively add 33 new unscripted shows or specials, bring back over 30 fan-favorite hits with more pick-ups to come, launch five scripted series and air three original movies in addition to multiple live events.

[05/13/21 - 12:00 PM]
"Cinderella" to Launch Worldwide Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in September
The highly anticipated musical stars Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel and Billy Porter.

[05/13/21 - 11:31 AM]
Two "Soul of a Nation" Specials to Air May 25 and June 18 on ABC
Look for "After Floyd: The Year that Shook the World" and "Juneteenth: An Evening of Celebration & Resilience" on said dates.

[05/13/21 - 11:30 AM]
Nickelodeon and iHeartRadio Partner on Brand-New Podcasts Based on Beloved Animated Series "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and "SpongeBob SquarePants"
"Avatar: Braving the Elements" bows Tuesday, June 22 followed by "SpongeBob BingePants" later this year.

[05/13/21 - 11:15 AM]
Discovery's Emmy Nominated Series "Serengeti" Returns This Summer
The ground-breaking series highlights the majestic animals who call the Serengeti their home and their day-to-day lives living together.

[05/13/21 - 11:03 AM]
"Married at First Sight: Couples Cam" Is Back for Season 3 Beginning with a Special 2 Hour Premiere Wednesday June 2 at 8/7C
Featuring raw and unfiltered self-shot footage, this season includes many new milestones for several couples including new pregnancies, births, house hunting, parenting, and lots of marital strife.

[05/13/21 - 11:03 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Unveils Trailer for "Home Before Dark" Season 2 Starring Brooklynn Prince and Jim Sturgess
The 10-episode second season of "Home Before Dark" will debut with the first episode, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.

[05/13/21 - 10:59 AM]
Catch Every Episode of "Friends" on TBS Before the Big Reunion on HBO Max
Until June 4, TBS is airing every single episode of "Friends" ever, in a month-long marathon, weekdays from 10am - 4pm ET/PT.

[05/13/21 - 10:25 AM]
Viewers Are Invited to Attend "The Pioneer Woman: Ranch Wedding" as Ree Drummond's Daughter Gets Married
Viewers will have a front row seat to these dream nuptials, from all the planning and preparation for the spectacular big day on a Food Network special premiering Saturday, June 26.

[05/13/21 - 10:03 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC in Front
The network wins the evening in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/13/21 - 10:03 AM]
"Friends: The Reunion" to Premiere Thursday, May 27 on HBO Max
"Friends" stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return to the iconic comedy's original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank for a real-life unscripted celebration of the beloved show.

[05/13/21 - 10:01 AM]
Jimmy Fallon and Electric Hot Dog Announce Upcoming Projects with NBCUniversal
"Clash of the Cover Bands" and "5 More Sleeps 'til Christmas" join the previously announced "That's My Jam" and "The Kids Tonight Show."

[05/13/21 - 10:00 AM]
"The Game" Is Returning to the Field on Paramount+
Original cast members Wendy Raquel Robinson and Hosea Chanchez will reprise their roles with several other legacy cast members making special appearances.

[05/13/21 - 09:44 AM]
The CW Network, TBS, TNT and truTV Team Up to Give Promotional Boost to New Series "Superman & Lois," "Big Trick Energy" and "The Cube"
On Saturday, May 15 (12:00-5:30pm ET/PT), TNT will air a special catch-up marathon of the first five episodes of The CW's new hit series starring Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch.

[05/13/21 - 09:21 AM]
Video: All New Content from "Housebroken," "Crime Scene Kitchen" & "Last Man Standing"
Check out the latest teases for FOX's newcomers as well as special farewell message from the cast of "Last Man Standing."

[05/13/21 - 09:16 AM]
Peacock Expands Fan-Favorite Franchises with Series Orders of "Baking It," "Top Chef Family Style," "American Ninja Warrior Junior" and "Below Deck Down Under"
From the creators of "Making It," Amy Poehler and Nicolle Yaron, comes "Baking It," a holiday event series where teams of two talented home bakers compete with their most delectable savory and sweet edible creations.

[05/13/21 - 09:10 AM]
HBO Concert Special "Juan Luis Guerra: Entre Mar Y Palmeras" Debuts June 3 on HBO Max, HBO Latino and HBO Latin America
The renowned Dominican composer, musician, producer, and singer Juan Luis Guerra offers a historic concert from the beautiful and lush beaches of Miches, located in the eastern region of the Dominican Republic.

[05/13/21 - 09:01 AM]
Millie Bobby Brown and Henry Cavill Reprise Roles in the Sequel to "Enola Holmes"
Emmy and BAFTA-winner Harry Bradbeer will direct from a script by BAFTA and Tony Award winner Jack Thorne.

[05/13/21 - 09:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video's Longest Running Series "Bosch" to Premiere Its Seventh and Final Season on Friday, June 25
When a ten-year-old girl dies in an arson fire, Detective Harry Bosch risks everything to bring her killer to justice despite opposition from powerful forces.

[05/13/21 - 08:58 AM]
Disney+ Premiere of Feature Documentary "Wolfgang" Set for June 25
"I am not one to dwell on the past, but the way David Gelb told this story made me realize how far I have come from my humble beginnings," said Wolfgang Puck. "In a single phrase, we call it the American dream."

[05/13/21 - 08:45 AM]
Disney's "Jungle Cruise" Starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt to Debut in Theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access July 30
Inspired by the famous Disneyland theme park ride, Disney's "Jungle Cruise" is an adventure-filled, rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton.

[05/13/21 - 08:44 AM]
NBC Sports' Coverage of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs Begins Saturday Night on NBC
This will be the 16th consecutive season that NBC Sports has presented the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and once again all games will be shown nationally.

[05/13/21 - 08:09 AM]
CMT Unveils Nominations for "2021 CMT Music Awards" Airing Wednesday, June 9th at 8P/7C
Female powerhouses Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert lead the pack for the most accolades of the evening, with four nominations each, including "Female Video of the Year," "Collaborative Video of the Year," and two nominations each for "Video of the Year."

[05/13/21 - 08:07 AM]
"Masters of the Universe: Revelation" Premieres July 23 Only on Netflix
The war for Eternia begins again in what may be the final battle between He-Man and Skeletor. A new animated series from writer-director Kevin Smith.

[05/13/21 - 08:03 AM]
Organization Expert Cassandra Aarssen and Craftsman Wendell Holland Take Homeowners from Chaos to Clutter-Free in New Season of HGTV's "Hot Mess House"
Six fresh one-hour episodes, premiering Thursday, June 17, will spotlight Cassandra as she tours the unruly spaces with her clients and identifies their personalized organizing style.

[05/13/21 - 07:00 AM]
Director Charlotte Brandstrom Joins Amazon Studios' "The Lord of the Rings" Television Series
Continuing on the work of Spanish filmmaker J.A. Bayona and British Chinese Director Wayne Che Yip, Brändström joins the international ensemble cast, currently filming in New Zealand, to direct two episodes.

[05/13/21 - 06:01 AM]
The Roku Channel Debuts 30 "Roku Originals" on Streaming Day
The Roku Originals launch lineup, which features 30 titles, includes award-winning and scripted series, such as "Die Hart," "#FreeRayshawn" and "Reno 911!," documentaries, such as "Blackballed" and "Big Rad Wolf," and alternative and reality programming, including "Punk'd" and "Chrissy's Court."

[05/13/21 - 06:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Launches New Ad Innovations to Drive Interactive Content Experiences for Global Audiences and Marketers
The newly unveiled innovative ad formats and products blend creativity and technology, leveraging the latest technological advancements from quick-production techniques to augmented reality experiences, while tapping into the power of NBCUniversal's expansive talent network.

[05/13/21 - 03:01 AM]
Video: "Baggio: The Divine Ponytail" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The story of Roberto Baggio, one of the best soccer players of all time, including his career highs, triumphs over injuries and discovery of Buddhism.

[05/13/21 - 02:01 AM]
Video: "Nail Bomber: Manhunt" - Official Trailer - Netflix
This documentary examines the 1999 London bombings that targeted Black, Bangladeshi and gay communities, and the race to find the far-right perpetrator.

[05/12/21 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 12
Updates include: "This Is Us," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to both sign off next season; two co-stars to exit NBC's "Chicago Med"; and Amazon shutters its "The Banker's Wife" adaptation.

[05/12/21 - 05:34 PM]
FOX Sports 2021 NFL Schedule Features Television's No. 1 Program, Storied Franchises and All Major Holiday Games
FOX Sports' recently renewed NFL rights agreement continues to make the network the exclusive home of the league's NFC package, including the NFC Championship, and also features all special holiday games this season.

[05/12/21 - 05:13 PM]
ESPN's 19-Game NFL Regular Season Slate Decorated with Star Power, Multiple MVPs, Divisional Matchups, and Compelling Storylines
The increased regular season slate (previously, 17 games across 16 weeks) also marks the first season ESPN will air at least one game in each week of the regular season since the company began airing the "Monday Night Football" package in 2006.

[05/12/21 - 05:05 PM]
CBS Sports Sets the Stage for NFL's Expanded 2021 Season with Network's Strongest "NFL on CBS" Schedule
The Eye's broadcast schedule begins on Sunday, September 12 and is available to viewers across the country on the CBS Television Network and will stream live on Paramount+ to subscribers.

[05/12/21 - 05:04 PM]
"Sunday Night Football" Has Biggest Games in NFL's "Biggest Season Ever": Tom Brady's Return to New England, Mahomes vs. Jackson, AFC Championship Rematch, and Super Bowl LVI on NBC & Peacock
In its first season with rights to stream the NFL, Peacock will stream all NBC Sunday Night Football games, including the playoffs and Super Bowl LVI, and the Football Night in America studio show.

[05/12/21 - 03:10 PM]
The 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards Returns to The CW Network on Sunday, January 9, 2022
The show will continue its combined Film and Television awards format, honoring the finest in both cinematic and televised/streaming achievement.

[05/12/21 - 03:00 PM]
Former President Barack Obama Makes First Appearance on "The Late Late Show with James Corden," Monday, May 17
Former President Obama will be the lead guest, participating in an interview with Corden via Zoom.

[05/12/21 - 12:19 PM]
Leapin' Lizards, It's "Annie Live!" for NBC
Robert Greenblatt will executive produce the telecast along with Neil Meron, who has served as executive producer on all of NBC's live musicals since 2013.

[05/12/21 - 12:16 PM]
Backyard Barbecuers Are Pitted Against Each Other for a Chance to Win a Custom Outdoor Kitchen on the New Competition Series "Grill of Victory"
In each of the six hour-long episodes, beginning on Monday, June 21, host and judge Sabin Lomac tasks three meat masters to battle it out in three fierce rounds of grilling challenges.

[05/12/21 - 12:04 PM]
Bravo Gets to Work with Four-Episode Limited Series "Million Dollar Listing: Ryan's Renovation" on June 3rd at 10:15PM ET/PT
After purchasing a multi-million-dollar townhouse for their expanding family, Ryan Serhant and wife, Emilia, gut the newly acquired 7,900 square foot home to create the home of their dreams with enough room for their big Greek family.







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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.