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[05/19/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 19
Updates include: Jenna Ortega to lead Netflix's "Wednesday"; Jeremy Irvine in talks for HBO Max's "Green Lantern"; and Jon Bernthal to star in HBO's "We Own This City."

[05/19/21 - 07:01 PM]
Video: "Racket Boys" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A city kid is brought to the countryside by his father's new coaching gig: reviving a ragtag middle school badminton team on the brink of extinction.

[05/19/21 - 01:05 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces "Hip Hop 50," A Multiyear Cross-Platform Programming Initiative with Media Company Mass Appeal to Celebrate Hip Hop's 50th Anniversary
The initiative will encompass unscripted series and features, podcasts and digital shorts by and about some of the foremost names in the genre.

[05/19/21 - 12:28 PM]
The Next Installment of the "Unraveled" Anthology Unmasks a Prolific and Terrifying Cyberstalker in "Unraveled: The Stalker's Web"
The companion two-hour special will begin streaming on discovery+ on Tuesday, August 10.

[05/19/21 - 12:02 PM]
Netflix Orders New Spy Adventure Series Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Monica Barbaro
When a father and daughter learn that they've each secretly been working as CIA Operatives for years, they realize their entire relationship has been a lie and they truly don't know one another at all.

[05/19/21 - 11:45 AM]
Video: "The Fungies" - Season 2 Official Trailer - HBO Max Family
Seth, Pascal, Dr. Nancy, Nevin, Lil Lemon and the rest of the gang are gearing up for all new prehistoric adventures.

[05/19/21 - 11:16 AM]
Discovery Channel Takes Viewers to the Amazon for an Epic Quest of Exploration in Brand-New Series "Curse of Akakor" Premiering May 26
Led by Irish investigate journalist, Paul Connolly, the team will include American geologist and explorer Dr. Martin Pepper, Brazilian wilderness doctor Dr. Karina Oliani, former FBI Agent Bobby Chacon, British survival expert Megan Hine and tech expert Brennon Edwards.

[05/19/21 - 10:47 AM]
Christmas Comes Early as Lifetime Reunites Casts and Reveals Two Movies for the 2021 "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Holiday Movie Slate
This year, Lifetime will reunite some memorable casts including "High School Musical" alums Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman in "A Christmas Dance Reunion."

[05/19/21 - 10:46 AM]
Lifetime Says "Happy Anniversary" to Harry & Meghan with the Casting of Sydney Morton and Jordan Dean to Star as the Estranged Royals in "Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace"
Dean and Morton will fill the royal shoes vacated by Parisa Fitz-Henley and Murray Fraser in 2018's hit film "Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance," followed by Tiffany Smith and Charlie Field for the second installment "Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal" in 2019.

[05/19/21 - 10:41 AM]
Peacock Announces Straight to Series Order of New Drama "Vampire Academy" from Julie Plec
The project is based on a series of young adult paranormal romance novels by international bestselling author Richelle Mead.

[05/19/21 - 10:30 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Version of "Cash in the Attic"
Retooled to highlight collectible items relevant to today's audiences, the latest iteration of the series will star Courtney Tezeno, a passionate collector, and her team of expert appraisers.

[05/19/21 - 10:30 AM]
Matt Cornett, Kyra Tantao and Terry Hu Land Out-of-This-World Roles in "Zombies 3," The Third Installment of Disney Channel's Highly Popular Franchise
They'll join returning cast members Chandler Kinney, Pearce Joza, Ariel Martin, Kylee Russell, Trevor Tordjman, Carla Jeffery, James Godfrey and Kingston Foster.

[05/19/21 - 10:00 AM]
Peacock Original Comedy Series "Intelligence," Starring David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed, Returns Thursday, June 17
All six episodes of the series will drop at once on Peacock.

[05/19/21 - 09:46 AM]
Premium Content From CNN Original Series and CNN Films Shines on Theatrical, Streaming, and Television Screens for 2021 and 2022
Six new CNN Original Series will premiere in 2022, including: "Patagonia" (wt), "Nomad with Carlton McCoy" (wt), "Dark Was the Night: The Life of Hitler," "LBJ: Triumph and Tragedy," and "Reframed: Marilyn Monroe."

[05/19/21 - 09:45 AM]
Video: Official Trailer & Key Art Released for "Friends: The Reunion"
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.

[05/19/21 - 09:35 AM]
HBO Max Announces Ad-Supported Tier Pricing, Previews New Original Series and Content Premieres and Debuts Advertising Experience at 2021 WarnerMedia Upfront
HBO Max will debut its ad-supported subscription tier the first week of June, providing consumers choice between the existing ad-free version of HBO Max at $14.99 per month, or an ad-supported experience for $9.99 per month.

[05/19/21 - 09:30 AM]
Sara Ramirez to Star in Max Original "And Just Like That..." from Executive Producer Michael Patrick King
Ramírez stars as "Che Diaz" (they / them), a non-binary, queer, stand-up comedian that hosts a podcast on which Carrie Bradshaw is regularly featured.

[05/19/21 - 08:48 AM]
TNets Double Down on Original Programming Slate for 2022 with Second Season Renewals for "Wipeout," "Fast Foodies" and "Chad"
In 2021, "Wipeout" premiered as the #1 new cable unscripted series; while "Chad" premiered as the #1 scripted cable comedy.

[05/19/21 - 08:47 AM]
AEW Franchise Continues Domination and Expands to TBS in 2022
Until then, presence on TNT remains robust in 2021 with the addition of the new hour-long series "AEW: Rampage."

[05/19/21 - 08:46 AM]
It's a Sizzling Hot Summer for the TNets as TBS, TNT and truTV Announce July Premieres
"Animal Kingdom," "Impractical Jokers," "Backyard Bar Wars" and "Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail" are among the featured projects.

[05/19/21 - 08:46 AM]
TBS Debuts "Friday Night Vibes(TM)," Hosted by Actress and Comedian, Tiffany Haddish
Kicking off on Friday, June 18, grab some popcorn, pour a glass of something special and unwind for a double-feature movie night.

[05/19/21 - 08:45 AM]
TBS and TNT Launch Front Row a Limited Commercial Interruption Programming Destination
Building on the already robust offering of Originals, Sports, and top-tiered acquired movies and series, these new franchises add a linear window of Max Originals that provides viewers with more premium content.

[05/19/21 - 08:16 AM]
First Round of Star-Studded Performers Revealed for 2021 "CMT Music Awards" Airing Wednesday, June 9th at 8P/7C
2021 "CMT Music Awards" nominations were unveiled last week, with female powerhouses Morris and Lambert competing for the most accolades with four nods each.

[05/19/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Elite" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Look for "Elite: Short Stories," from June 14 to June 17, leading into the new season on June 18.

[05/19/21 - 08:00 AM]
French Fantasy Thriller "Moloch" Premieres in U.S. Exclusively on Sundance Now
The series will premiere as a binge with all six episodes on Thursday, June 10, exclusively in the U.S. and Canada on Sundance Now and the AMC+ streaming bundle.

[05/19/21 - 07:14 AM]
HBO Max and Cartoon Network Take Flight with Series Commitment for "My Adventures with Superman"
Jack Quaid and Alice Lee lead the voice cast as Clark Kent and Lois Lane, respectively.

[05/19/21 - 07:11 AM]
"The Voice" Announces Season 20 Finale Performances
Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, Snoop Dogg with DJ Battlecat, Gwen Stefani ft. Saweetie, Thomas Rhett, OneRepublic, Lauren Daigle, Ben Platt, and Kelsea Ballerini take the stage during the two-hour live season finale on Tuesday, May 25.

[05/19/21 - 07:09 AM]
The Fifth and Final Season of the Simply Wonderful "Kim's Convenience" Is Coming to Netflix (in the US) on June 2
The streamer confirmed the news via social media this morning.

[05/19/21 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Fall Schedule for 2021-2022
The new schedule includes four new dramas, two new comedies, special event programming, and 22 returning series.

[05/19/21 - 06:59 AM]
Adult Swim Orders Series Pick Ups for "Royal Crackers" and "Smiling Friends"
The pilot for "Smiling Friends" originally aired during Adult Swim's 2019 April Fool's Day stunt to massive fan reaction.

[05/19/21 - 06:44 AM]
HBO Max and Cartoon Network Make Series Commitment for "Batman: Caped Crusader"
Now, nearly 30 years since "Batman: The Animated Series" premiered, Bruce Timm once again takes on the mantle of the Bat alongside two of the most acclaimed filmmakers in the industry: J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves.

[05/19/21 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "The World's Most Amazing Vacation Rentals" - Official Trailer - Netflix
With an eye for every budget, three travelers visit vacation rentals around the globe and share their expert tips and tricks in this reality series.

[05/19/21 - 06:14 AM]
WarnerMedia Kids & Family to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of the "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" Film with Unscripted Quiz Competition Series and Retrospective Special Celebrating Wizarding World Fans
Produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon, the limited series will include four one-hour quiz challenges followed by the film retrospective, all set to premiere on HBO Max, Cartoon Network, and TBS in the U.S. later this year.

[05/19/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Fear Street" - A Film Trilogy Event - Official Teaser - Netflix
Based on R.L. Stine's best selling horror series, the trilogy follows the nightmare through Shadyside's sinister history.

[05/19/21 - 06:00 AM]
Adult Swim Launches Four New Digital Short Spinoffs Inspired by "Rick and Morty," "Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell," "Robot Chicken" and "Aqua Teen Hunger Force"
Each mini spin-off series will comprise of 8-10 episodes and will be available across digital platforms, globally.

[05/19/21 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Too Hot to Handle" Season 2 - Date Announcement - Netflix
Passions compete with deeper connections as a new group of sexy singles strive for a $100,000 grand prize at a gorgeous island retreat.

[05/19/21 - 03:29 AM]
Video: "Summertime 2" - Official Trailer - Netflix
It's summer again and while many relationships have changed in the past year, these friends are realizing some attractions are impossible to resist.

[05/19/21 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "Young Royals" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Prince Wilhelm adjusts to life at his prestigious new boarding school, Hillerska, but following his heart proves more challenging than anticipated.

[05/18/21 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 18
Updates include: Hulu to proceed with new season of "Dollface"; Betty Gabriel tapped for "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" at Amazon; and Waleed Zuaiter joins AMC's "Gangs of London."

[05/18/21 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Popular characters Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield appear in this CG serialized drama, the first in series history.

[05/18/21 - 03:59 PM]
HBO Max Releases First Look Images of Star Jamie Dornan in "The Tourist"
The character-driven six-part thriller is from Emmy-winning production company Two Brothers Pictures, created and written by acclaimed writers Harry and Jack Williams.

[05/18/21 - 03:31 PM]
New Seasons of CBS Dramas "Evil" and "SEAL Team" Coming Exclusively to Paramount+
The fifth season of "SEAL Team" will debut with a special presentation on the CBS Television Network this fall before moving exclusively to Paramount+.

[05/18/21 - 01:53 PM]
Director Ridley Scott's Academy Award(R)-Winning Epic "Gladiator" from the Paramount Pictures Library to Air as the "CBS Sunday Night Movie," May 30
The "CBS Sunday Night Movies" franchise returned last spring (2020) with six classic films from the Paramount Pictures library and resumed in the fall with six more.

[05/18/21 - 01:28 PM]
Culture's Biggest Night - The "BET Awards" - Returns Live June 27th from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live Vaccinated People Are Eligible to Be a Part of the Live Show Audience
BET will work closely with Los Angeles County to support community vaccination efforts and ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols.

[05/18/21 - 01:06 PM]
Disney Television Studios Lands Seven New Broadcast Series; Seventeen Series Return
DTS produced the No. 1 scripted series on three of the four broadcast networks as well as three of the Top 5 scripted series in L7 and four of the season's Top 10 broadcast entertainment programs.

[05/18/21 - 01:06 PM]
The First Mega-Hit Paranormal Television Show "Ghost Hunters" Is Greenlit for a Comeback on discovery+
The 13 one-hour episodes will begin streaming later this year on discovery+.

[05/18/21 - 11:01 AM]
Alison Sweeney, Cameron Mathison and Barbara Niven Reunite for a New "Hannah Swensen Mysteries" on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
In the new mystery, Hannah (Sweeney) and Mike Kingston (Mathison), enjoy finally being engaged while still managing their busy careers.

[05/18/21 - 10:59 AM]
HBO Drama Series "The Time Traveler's Wife" Begins Production in New York
Emmy-winning director David Nutter joins the production as an executive producer and will direct the six-episode first season.

[05/18/21 - 10:55 AM]
Comedian and Actress Michelle Buteau Lets Loose with Friends in "Weekend Getaway with Michelle Buteau," Streaming Exclusively on discovery+
In each episode, Michelle and a friend take a no-judgement, potentially debaucherous journey to locales across the country, from the Gulf Coast of Mississippi with Tig Notaro to New Orleans with Sasheer Zamata to Malibu with Chelsea Peretti.

[05/18/21 - 10:31 AM]
Nowhere to Hide, No One to Trust, No Way to Know Who's Next - "Black Summer" Returns June 17
Netflix teases the new season of the series, due this summer.







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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.