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[07/01/21 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 1
Updates include: ABC passes on three drama projects; Nadine Ellis set as new lead on FOX's "Our Kind of People"; and William Fichtner to replace Dennis Quaid in Peacock's "Joe Exotic."

[07/01/21 - 03:05 PM]
ESPN's NBA Conference Finals Game 6 Telecast - Phoenix Suns vs. LA Clippers - Up 64 Percent From Last Year
Overall, ESPN and ABC's NBA Playoffs viewership has averaged nearly four million viewers (3,955,000) across 33 games, including the NBA Play-In Tournament, up 34 percent year over year.

[07/01/21 - 12:17 PM]
ESPN Teams Up with Academy Award-Winning Director Spike Lee to Direct and Appear in the 2021 NBA Finals Broadcast Opens on ABC
Each game will air one of the four episodes inspired by the NBA legends of both yesterday and today.

[07/01/21 - 12:02 PM]
The CW and Litton Entertainment Announce Multiyear Extension for Award-Winning Saturday Morning Block "One Magnificent Morning"
The current line-up includes America's favorite animal ambassador, Jack Hanna, and his five-time Daytime Emmy winning series "Jack Hanna's Into the Wild."

[07/01/21 - 12:00 PM]
Paramount Network's Megahit "Yellowstone" Season Four to Premiere This Fall with July 4th Every Episode Celebration Marathon Kicking Off Saturday
Joining the star-studded cast for season four: Jacki Weaver, Piper Perabo, Kathryn Kelly and Finn Little.

[07/01/21 - 11:30 AM]
Ewen Bremner, David Fane, Joel Fry, Guz Khan and Matt Maher Star in the Max Original Comedy Series "Our Flag Means Death"
Additionally, the ensemble cast includes Rhys Darby, Taika Waititi, Kristian Nairn, Nathan Foad, Samson Kayo, Rory Kinnear, Con O'Neill and Vico Ortiz.

[07/01/21 - 10:31 AM]
Discovery Announces New Spin Off of Its #1-Rated Show Taking Viewers Inside Brutal Winter Gold Mining Offseason
"Gold Rush: Winter's Fortune" premieres Friday, July 30 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/01/21 - 10:15 AM]
Tubi Sinks Its Teeth Into August with Shark Month: Bitefest and New Tubi Summer Original Movie "Swim," Starring Joey Lawrence
The film follows a family trapped in their storm-flooded vacation rental who must keep going further and further up to higher floors as they seek to escape a hungry shark that's made its way into the house.

[07/01/21 - 10:01 AM]
"Tig Notaro: Drawn" Debuts July 24 on HBO
The hour-long special blends Notaro's signature voice and storytelling with a variety of captivating artistic styles.

[07/01/21 - 09:01 AM]
National Geographic to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with Groundbreaking Documentary Series "9/11: One Day in America" Beginning Aug. 29 at 9/8c
The first episode, "First Response," premiered June 11 at the Tribeca Film Festival as an official selection.

[07/01/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Walking Dead" Season 11 Teaser - Have and Have Not
"The Walking Dead" returns for Season 11 on Sunday, August 22.

[07/01/21 - 09:00 AM]
Legendary Crown Victoria from "Impractical Jokers: The Movie" Goes Up for Auction
Proceeds from the car auction will benefit the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

[07/01/21 - 09:00 AM]
Starz Rolls Out Recurring Cast for Watergate Drama "Gaslit"
Allison Tolman, J.C. MacKenzie, Chris Bauer, Hamish Linklater and Chris Messina will join the previously announced Julia Roberts and Sean Penn.

[07/01/21 - 08:36 AM]
Japanese Record-Breaking Anime Blockbuster Film "Evangelion:3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time" to Launch Exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on August 13th
The anime film is the highest-grossing in all movies by chief director Hideaki Anno and most-watched movie in Japanese theatres in 2021.

[07/01/21 - 08:35 AM]
Amazon Studios Rounds Out Cast of Forthcoming "The Lord of the Rings" Television Series
Charles Edwards, Will Fletcher, Amelie Child-Villiers and Beau Cassidy will round out the ensemble cast.

[07/01/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Beckett" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Following a tragic car accident in Greece, Beckett, an American tourist, finds himself at the center of a dangerous political conspiracy - and on the run for his life.

[07/01/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Big Brother" Announces 16 New Houseguests to Move-In Live During the 23rd Season Premiere Event!
This season's cast includes a Flight Attendant, Make-Up Artist, Start-up Founder, Farmer, Kindergarten Teacher, Forensic Scientist and an Attorney, among others.

[07/01/21 - 06:01 AM]
ViacomCBS Announces Global Appointments
Effective immediately, Chris McCarthy and Brian Robbins are each promoted to the role of President & CEO, with global oversight for their respective brand groups, MTV Entertainment Group and Nickelodeon.

[07/01/21 - 03:17 AM]
Amazon Studios Is Producing New German Comedy Series "Love Addicts"
The Amazon Original Production is dedicated to the adventurous, exciting, turbulent and fun love and mating behavior of four Hamburgers in their mid-twenties.

[07/01/21 - 02:15 AM]
Amazon Studios Turns Bestseller Thriller "The Therapy" by Sebastian Fitzek Into a High-End Series
The six-part mystery thriller series follows the fate of a psychiatrist who, years after her disappearance, has to grapple with the loss of his daughter, who has been missing for years.

[06/30/21 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 30
Updates include: Nick Offerman signs onto Amazon's "A League of Their Own"; NBC's "Dangerous Moms" casts trio; and Michael Stuhlbarg tapped for HBO Max's "The Staircase."

[06/30/21 - 06:08 PM]
Powerhouse Animation Expands Their Partnership with Netflix to Make Even More Animated Series
The incredible animation studio is behind "Castlevania" and "Blood of Zeus."

[06/30/21 - 03:00 PM]
Apple Studios Orders "City on Fire," New Drama Series from Creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage
Schwartz and Savage will write all eight episodes and will serve as showrunners and executive producers under Fake Empire.

[06/30/21 - 01:01 PM]
Disney Channel Presents an All-New Music Special, "Disney Princess Remixed - An Ultimate Princess Celebration," Premiering Friday, Aug. 27
Narrated by 12-year-old social media star Txunamy Ortiz, the half-hour special will celebrate the empowering attributes of Disney princesses and queens through reimagined performances of their iconic songs.

[06/30/21 - 12:07 PM]
Lucy Lawless Welcomes William Shatner, Martin Henderson and More to Acorn TV Hit Series "My Life Is Murder"
Returning to streaming service Acorn TV on August 30, season two will reunite Lucy with several former castmates from her most iconic series.

[06/30/21 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Max Unveils Official Key Art for "Gossip Girl" and Upcoming Digital Livestream with NYC Label Monse
Taping in New York City, the fashion show will stream in real time for fans around the world on HBO Max YouTube, "Gossip Girl" TikTok & Facebook and the "Gossip Girl" homepage on HBO Max on July 7 at 9PM ET.

[06/30/21 - 10:44 AM]
CMT Megahit "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team" Returns for Much-Anticipated Season 16 on Friday, September 17th at 9PM ET/PT
Production is currently underway in Dallas as 52 hopefuls begin training and competing in a rigorous training camp to vie for a highly-coveted spot on the most iconic professional cheerleading team in America.

[06/30/21 - 10:35 AM]
discovery+ Picks Up Werner and Rudolph Herzog's Interstellar Documentary "Last Exit: Space"
The film promises to take audiences on a spectacular voyage across our planet, out into the stars and beyond our dreams.

[06/30/21 - 10:19 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases Season Two Trailer for "The L Word: Generation Q"
The series returns with its first new episode of the second season on Friday, August 6, available on streaming and on-demand for all Showtime subscribers.

[06/30/21 - 10:10 AM]
Leading Crime Docu-Series "Forensic Files II" Premieres Second Season with 14 New Episodes - Narrated By Bill Camp - Sunday, July 11, Exclusively on HLN
In advance of the season premiere, timed to the July 4 weekend, HLN will air a "Forensic Files Across America" marathon, featuring episodes grouped by U.S. locations airing all day Sunday, July 4, beginning at 10am.

[06/30/21 - 10:08 AM]
Watch What Happens When You Bring Together Your Favorite Big Balls and The Suicide Squad in "Wipeout: The Suicide Squad Special" Premiering August 1st on TBS
The special fill feature director James Gunn with cameos from stars Nathan Fillion, Joel Kinnaman, David Dastmalchian and Daniela Melchior.

[06/30/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The Chair" - Sneak Peek - Netflix
At a major university, the first woman of color to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.

[06/30/21 - 09:17 AM]
Video: "Cinderella" - Official First Look - Prime Video
"Cinderella" is a musically-driven bold new take on the traditional story you grew up with.

[06/30/21 - 09:03 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights New Original Movie "Safe Space"
The suspense-filled new movie marks Boris Kodjoe's directorial debut and stars his real-life spouse Nicole Ari Parker as well as Drea de Matteo, Nik Sanchez and Mackenzie Astin.

[06/30/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Wheel of Time" - Motion Title Treatment - Prime Video
The streaming service teases the main titles for the upcoming series.

[06/30/21 - 08:59 AM]
Elissa Down to Direct Keslee Blalock, Madison Skye Validum and Lidya Jewett in "Ivy & Bean"
Netflix has optioned the rights to Annie Barrows' New York Times bestselling book series and will adapt into one-hour family films.

[06/30/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: A New Generation "Meet the Ponies" - Netflix Futures
"My Little Pony: A New Generation" comes to Netflix on September 24.

[06/30/21 - 08:05 AM]
David Bromstad Fulfills His Own Real Estate Fantasy in "My Lottery Dream Home: David's Dream Home"
The special premieres Friday, July 16 at 9:00/8:00c on HGTV.

[06/30/21 - 07:00 AM]
Netflix Announces New Catherine Tate Comedy Series "Hard Cell"
Tate plays multiple characters as a documentary crew follows the inmates and staff of HMP Woldsley capturing the penal system at its brutal humorous best.

[06/30/21 - 07:00 AM]
The Simpsons Assemble! Disney+ Announces New Short "The Good, The Bart, and the Loki" Premiering July 7
Tom Hiddleston returns as the voice of Loki in the new animated short.

[06/30/21 - 06:31 AM]
"Up Close with Sage Steele" Debuts Today on ESPN+
ESPN has brought back the influential interview show "Up Close," once made famous by host Roy Firestone.

[06/29/21 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 29
Updates include: "For Life" eyes revival at IMDb TV; TLC pulls the plug on "Counting On"; and Netflix orders dramas "Echoes," "My Life with the Walter Boys."

[06/29/21 - 12:30 PM]
Video: "Jolt" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Kate Beckinsale, Bobby Cannavale, Jai Courtney, Laverne Cox, David Bradley, Ori Pfeffer, Susan Sarandon and Stanley Tucci star in the film, due on July 23.

[06/29/21 - 12:12 PM]
Comedy Central Announces "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens" Season 2 to Premiere Wednesday, August 18th at 10:00PM ET/PT with Special Two Episode Event
Season one ranked as the #1 freshmen comedy of 2020 among P18-49 and M18-49.

[06/29/21 - 11:03 AM]
EPIX(R) Sets "Chapelwaite" Premiere for August 22, 2021 at 10PM ET/PT
Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Adrien Brody), who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher's Corners, Maine after his wife dies?at sea.

[06/29/21 - 10:30 AM]
TNT Announces Development of New Scripted Original, "Unknown"
The one-hour is drama based on the Liam Neeson box office hit produced by Dark Castle Entertainment.

[06/29/21 - 10:16 AM]
Matthew Rhys, Matthew Goode, James Purefoy and Dominic West Take a Global Wine Tour in Season Three of "The Wine Show"
Binge all three seasons of this visually entertaining, humorous and engaging series on Sundance Now and Acorn TV this summer.

[06/29/21 - 10:03 AM]
HBO Max Rolls Out in 39 Territories in Latin America and the Caribbean Starting Today
With this launch, HBO Max becomes available for the first time outside the U.S. and brings with it an epic 50% discount available exclusively to those who subscribe by July 31 on HBOMax.com.

[06/29/21 - 10:03 AM]
Meet the New "Islanders" Looking for Love This Summer on Season Three of "Love Island" on CBS!
There is more to love this summer on Paramount+ when, for the first time, 15 hours of exclusive content, including unfiltered glimpses into the villa and fiery episodes featuring content too hot for broadcast, will be available to stream.

[06/29/21 - 10:02 AM]
Comedy Series "Work in Progress" Returns to Showtime(R) Sunday, August 22 at 11 PM ET/PT
Abby McEnany was nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Performance in a New Scripted Series and won a Gracie Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Breakthrough Role.







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[06/21/24 - 10:15 AM]
Lifetime Announces All-New Unscripted Series with "Outrageous Love with NeNe Leakes" and "Parents Gone Wild"
Both series will follow "Gypsy Rose: Life After Lock Up" on Monday nights beginning July 1.

[06/21/24 - 09:11 AM]
OWN's Freshman Dating Series "The Never Ever Mets" Gets Early Season Two Renewal
The first season ranked as Friday night's #1 original series on ad-supported cable in its time period across all key African American demos, consistently drove double-digit growth over the season and has been watched by nearly 4 million total viewers to date on the cable network.

[06/21/24 - 09:02 AM]
New Trio Alert: Eugene Levy, Zach Galifianakis and Eva Longoria as Charles, Oliver and Mabel in "Only Murders in the Building" Season Four
In the upcoming season, our trio's investigation leads them all the way to Los Angeles where a Hollywood studio is readying a film about the "Only Murders" podcast featuring Eugene Levy, Zach Galifianakis and Eva Longoria (playing themselves) in the roles of Charles, Oliver and Mabel.

[06/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Kylie Cantrall Paints Wonderland "Red" in New Music Video from "Descendants: The Rise of Red"
"Descendants: The Rise of Red" premieres Friday, July 12 exclusively on Disney+, followed by a special encore on Friday, August 9, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Disney Channel.

[06/21/24 - 07:17 AM]
Video: "Taylor Swift vs. Scooter Braun: Bad Blood" - Official Trailer - Max
Inside the $300 million feud that ignited the public.

[06/21/24 - 07:01 AM]
Kartoon Studios to Launch "Winnie-The-Pooh" Megabrand on Amazon Prime Video, Alongside Nationwide Retail Program in Partnership with Alliance Entertainment, Leading Distributor of Movies and Music to Major Retailers and Ecommerce
Plans include an animated holiday movie, five holiday specials, and a four year/104 episode series, to premiere on Amazon Prime Video, via Kartoon Channel!'s subscription service on the platform.

[06/21/24 - 06:03 AM]
Paramount+ Announces "Mafia Spies" to Premiere July 16
In the series, viewers discover real-world spies, gangsters, honeypots and mistresses that unravels a hidden conspiracy between the CIA and the Chicago mob to assassinate Fidel Castro at a critical time in the Cold War; President Kennedy made it known that there was no living with Castro with missiles 90 miles from American soil.

[06/20/24 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Sweet Home 3" - Official Teaser - Netflix
The world teeters on the boundary between monsters and humans, leaving humanity with a difficult choice. As desires clash, a desperate fight ensues.

[06/20/24 - 03:40 PM]
The Spirit of Christmas Is Re-Ingnited When Rachael Leigh Cook and Sam Page Star in "Rescuing Christmas" Premiering for the First Time on Hallmark Channel, July 13
Still reeling from a breakup last Christmas, talented freelance photographer Erin Smithson (Cook) is feeling less than festive as the holidays approach.

[06/20/24 - 01:06 PM]
Video: "Killing Hip Hop" - Official Trailer
"Killing Hip Hop" explores the legacies of artists and the threats they face in one of America's most beloved, yet most perilous, musical genres.

[06/20/24 - 01:00 PM]
Lifetime Rounds Out Cast for "Terry McMillan Presents: Tempted by Love" Premiering August 17
Garcelle Beauvais will be joined by Vaughn W. Hebron, Lela Rochon, Loretta Devine and Donna Biscoe.

[06/20/24 - 11:37 AM]
First Look & Casting Announcement: Kandi Burruss Joins Hulu's "Reasonable Doubt" Season Two
Burruss will recur as Eboni Phillips, the mother of JT's child, Natasha.

[06/20/24 - 11:30 AM]
Alan Cumming, Host and Producer of Hit Peacock Series "The Traitors," Signs First-Look Producing Deal with NBCUniversal
The deal is inclusive of both scripted and unscripted content and spans the breadth of NBCUniversal's portfolio of brands.

[06/20/24 - 11:15 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Announces All-Star Lineup of Summer Guest Hosts
Martin Short, Anthony Anderson, Kathryn Hahn, Kumail Nanjiani, Lamorne Morris, Jeff Goldblum, RuPaul, and Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are all on tap this summer.

[06/20/24 - 11:04 AM]
Video: AMC Networks Releases Official Trailer and Key Art for All-New Season of Post-Apocalyptic Thriller "Snowpiercer"
Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, "Snowpiercer" centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe.