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[05/14/21 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 14
Updates include: CBS orders "Good Sam," "Smallwood" to series; Brian Van Holt cast in Peacock's "Joe Exotic"; and ABC, CBS pass on various scripted projects.

[05/14/21 - 04:07 PM]
ABC Cancels Five Series, Including Veteran Comedy "American Housewife"
"Rebel," "mixed-ish," "For Life" and "Call Your Mother" also won't return next season.

[05/14/21 - 02:37 PM]
Video: "iCarly" - Exclusive Clips - Paramount+
Miranda Cosgrove received the best birthday gift on Friday - the news that the "iCarly" revival series will premiere June 17 on Paramount+.

[05/14/21 - 02:00 PM]
discovery+ True Crime Highlights - Weeks of May 24 and May 31
Said offerings include a "Onision: In Real Life" special as well as the launch of the three-part special "American Cartel."

[05/14/21 - 01:43 PM]
ABC Orders "Queens," "Maggie," "The Wonder Years" and "Abbott Elementary" to Series
The network also releases the first images of the newcomers.

[05/14/21 - 01:35 PM]
Multi-Platinum Selling Recording Artist, Songwriter and Trailblazer Miley Cyrus Teams Up with NBCUniversal for Overall Deal Across Its Television and Streaming Entertainment Platforms
The agreement includes a commitment of three specials for Cyrus across the portfolio, the first of which will be "Stand By You" a Pride Concert Special, exclusively for Peacock.

[05/14/21 - 12:13 PM]
discovery+ to Globally Launch SXSW Winner "Lily Topples the World"
Directed by Jeremy Workman and executive produced by Kelly Marie Tran, in her first film in a producing role, the project will launch globally this summer on discovery+.

[05/14/21 - 12:07 PM]
ABC Renews Four Veteran Series, Newcomer "Home Economics"
"The Goldbergs," "The Conners," "A Million Little Things" and "The Rookie" are all due back on the Alphabet.

[05/14/21 - 12:02 PM]
Netflix and Shondaland Announce Exciting "Bridgerton" Spinoff & Welcome Jess Brownell as Showrunner for Seasons 3 & 4
While the series will center on the rise and love life of a young Queen Charlotte, it will also tell the stories of young Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury.

[05/14/21 - 11:15 AM]
NBC Bolsters Year-Round Programming Slate with Bold, Compelling Dramas in the Fall, Fresh and Funny Midseason Comedy Blocks and Dominant Unscripted Programming Across the Calendar
New dramas "Ordinary Joe," "La Brea" and "Law & Order: For the Defense" will launch this fall.

[05/14/21 - 10:36 AM]
Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Network Rounds Out Launch Programming Slate with Four New Original Series
All four series will premiere on July 15 when Magnolia Network launches digitally on discovery+ and inside the forthcoming Magnolia app.

[05/14/21 - 10:28 AM]
Gillian Anderson Joins Season Two of Hulu's "The Great"
She'll make a two-episode appearance as Catherine's (Elle Fanning) mother, Joanna.

[05/14/21 - 10:10 AM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Wraps Season Eight as #1 Most-Watched Original Series of the Year
Overall, the series' 12-episode run averaged 3.3 million Total Viewers, 2.7 million Homes, and 432,000 Women 25-54.

[05/14/21 - 09:32 AM]
ABC Renews "black-ish" for Eighth and Final Season
Creator Kenya Barris confirmed the news on social media this morning.

[05/14/21 - 09:24 AM]
FOX Gives Straight to Series Order to New Drama "Accused," From Executive Producers Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa and David Shore
Based on the BBC's BAFTA-winning crime anthology, where each episode opens in a courtroom on the accused without knowing their crime or how they ended up on trial, the drama is told from the defendant's point of view.

[05/14/21 - 09:07 AM]
Video: "We Are Lady Parts" - Official Trailer - Peacock Original
The series is written, created and directed by Nida Manzoor, who has drawn on her own experiences and taken inspiration from the rich and diverse cultural collectives and artists in London, and boasts an exciting ensemble cast of fresh British acting talent.

[05/14/21 - 09:00 AM]
It's National Dance Like a Chicken Day! Stretch Your Wings and Do the All-New Dance From Disney Junior's "The Chicken Squad"
"The Chicken Squad" dance is featured in every episode with the "Chicken Charge" anthem that the chickens sing upon determination of a new mission.

[05/14/21 - 08:31 AM]
Meet the 12 Baking Duos Taking on "Crime Scene Kitchen" This Summer
Joel McHale hosts the series, premiering Wednesday, May 26 on FOX.

[05/14/21 - 08:01 AM]
OWN Announces Special OWN Spotlight "Black Women OWN The Conversation" Featuring Oprah Winfrey Premiering May 25
The special episode features an audience of Black women in an in-depth conversation regarding mental health and trauma impacting the Black community led by Oprah Winfrey, Adrienne Bankert, and Jotaka Eaddy.

[05/14/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Outer Banks" Season 2 Is Coming This Summer
Netflix releases the first photos from the upcoming season.

[05/14/21 - 07:02 AM]
HGTV Orders New Six-Episode Series "Buy It or Build It"
10 years ago, brothers and licensed contractors Chris and Calvin LaMont arrived in Dallas, Texas, with a passion for building and design, and today, they create stunning one-of-a-kind homes.

[05/14/21 - 07:01 AM]
What Started as a Heist, Ended as a Family - It's a Wrap on Part 5 of "Money Heist"
Netflix confirms filming has been completed on the series.

[05/14/21 - 03:54 AM]
Netflix Announces the Start of Production for "365 Days" Part 2 & Part 3 Films
"365 Days" was in the daily Top 10 list on Netflix in over 90 countries around the world and it was the fourth most searched for film on Google globally in 2020.

[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.







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[04/19/24 - 12:09 PM]
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[04/19/24 - 08:01 AM]
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[04/19/24 - 07:04 AM]
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