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[08/04/21 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 4
Updates include: Mike Richards on track to become permanent "Jeopardy!" host; Apple TV+ cancels "Little Voice"; and HBO Max shutters "Overlook" TV series.

[08/04/21 - 06:17 PM]
Road Trip Mystery Series "Darby and Joan" Coming to Acorn TV
Bryan Brown and Greta Scacchi star as two lone strangers trekking on the road - a retired Australian policeman with a dog as his only company and widowed English nurse - who meet each other and embark together on an epic odyssey in the outback of northern Australia.

[08/04/21 - 03:17 PM]
NBC Delivers First Tuesday Week-Over-Week Olympics Viewership Increase Since 1988
NBC Olympics' primetime coverage is averaging a Total Audience Delivery of 16.8 million viewers through Tuesday night.

[08/04/21 - 03:01 PM]
Video: "Impeachment: American Crime Story" - Gift - Teaser - FX
The franchise's latest installment examines the national crisis that led to the first impeachment of a U.S. President in over a century through the eyes of the women at the center of the events: Monica Lewinsky, Linda Tripp and Paula Jones.

[08/04/21 - 02:05 PM]
Academy Award Nominee Legend Sam Elliott and Global Superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Star in MTV Entertainment Studios' "Yellowstone" Prequel "1883" for Paramount+
"1883" follows the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America.

[08/04/21 - 01:01 PM]
Video: "He's All That" - Addison Rae & Tanner Buchanan - Official Trailer - Netflix
An influencer specializing in makeovers bets she can transform an unpopular classmate into prom king in this remake of the teen classic "She's All That."

[08/04/21 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max Expands Award-Winning Podcast Program Including Scripted Audio Originals, Look-Backs, Brand Pods and More
Since 2019, the HBO Max Podcast Program has grown from four podcasts to over 25 unique series.

[08/04/21 - 11:36 AM]
Halloween Is Frightfully Spooky and Delicious on Food Network and discovery+ with New Series, Specials and Returning Fan-Favorites
"Viewers love our Halloween lineup, an over-the-top, multi-week event full of frights, delights, thrilling competitions and spectacularly spooky edible themed creations," said Courtney White, President, Food Network.

[08/04/21 - 11:00 AM]
Apple TV+ Renews Hit Dramedy "Physical" for a Second Season
"We couldn't be more proud to showcase Annie Weisman's singular take on this darkly funny, heartbreaking and bold story," said Michelle Lee, director of Domestic Programming, Apple TV+.

[08/04/21 - 10:42 AM]
"BattleBots," The World's Premier Robot Combat Competition, Gets Picked Up by Discovery for Two Seasons with an Unprecedented 80 Hours of Robot-Fighting Action
In another major move, "BattleBots" will stage its 2021 World Championships beginning next month in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas.

[08/04/21 - 10:29 AM]
CBS Announces Premiere Date for New One-Hour Primetime Series, "House Calls with Dr. Phil," on Wednesday, August 18
The series features the talk show legend leaving his studio to travel across the country visiting families in need of his help.

[08/04/21 - 10:00 AM]
IMDb TV Picks Up Season One of Buddy-Cop Drama Series "Pretty Hard Cases," Premiering September 10
The action-packed series follows two women who are at the top of their respective games: the optimistic, over-achieving guns and gangs detective, Samantha Wazowski (Meredith MacNeill) and the tough, unapologetic drug squad detective, Kelly Duff (Adrienne C. Moore).

[08/04/21 - 09:38 AM]
Video: "Yellowjackets" - Official Teaser - Showtime
Melanie Lynskey, Tawny Cypress, Christina Ricci and Juliette Lewis star in the series, the saga of a team of wildly talented high school girls soccer players who become the (un)lucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the remote northern wilderness.

[08/04/21 - 09:31 AM]
discovery+ and OWN Announce a Robust New Original Unscripted Programming Lineup to Stream Exclusively on discovery+
A total of five new shows, produced by OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, have been ordered straight-to-series.

[08/04/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "How to Be a Cowboy" Season 1 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Dale Brisby uses social media savvy and rodeo skills to keep cowboy traditions alive - and now he's teaching the world how to cowboy right.

[08/04/21 - 09:30 AM]
Gordon Ramsay and FOX Entertainment Form Leading New Worldwide Production Venture, Studio Ramsay Global, as Part of a New Overall Mega-Deal
FOX Entertainment's in-house unscripted studio, FOX Alternative Entertainment, will oversee the production of all his new programs, including his upcoming cooking competition, "Next Level Chef."

[08/04/21 - 09:27 AM]
When Liaisons Turn Deadly... HLN Original Series "Sex & Murder" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, August 29
In this series, detectives uncover dirty secrets, scandalous sex affairs, online sex addictions, jealousy and stunning twisted fantasies when looking for motives for murder.

[08/04/21 - 09:00 AM]
Apple Original Films Announces Filmed Production for the Tony and Olivier Award-Winning Broadway Musical "Come from Away" to Premiere Globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, September 10
"Come from Away" is directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley, who directed the original Broadway production, and stars an ensemble cast led by members of the Broadway show.

[08/04/21 - 08:58 AM]
Adult Swim Greenlights Third Season of Beloved Animated Series "Tuca & Bertie" Starring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong
Filled with relatable scenarios and never-ending chaos, the final two episodes of season two are set to premiere Sunday, August 8 and Sunday, August 15.

[08/04/21 - 07:35 AM]
Prime Video and the WNBA Announce Star-Studded Broadcast Team for First-Ever WNBA Commissioner's Cup Championship Game on Aug. 12
The game will stream live from the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona, and is available to Prime members globally at no additional cost.

[08/04/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Kate" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After she's poisoned, a ruthless criminal operative has less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her enemies and in the process forms an unexpected bond with the daughter of one of her past victims.

[08/04/21 - 06:00 AM]
Video: "Annette" - Final Trailer - Prime Video
A film by visionary director Leos Carax, with story and music by Ron & Russel Mael of The Sparks, this original musical is a journey of passion, love, and fame.

[08/03/21 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 3
Updates include: Peacock's "Bel-Air" names new showrunners; Eiza Gonzalez in talks for Netflix's "The Three-Body Problem"; and Poppy Liu cast in Amazon's "Dead Ringers."

[08/03/21 - 02:05 PM]
Video: "What Happens in Hollywood" - Official Trailer - The Roku Channel
With A-list interviews and compelling archive, Emmy-winning director Marina Zenovich looks at how sex and power interact at every stage of filmmaking.

[08/03/21 - 01:18 PM]
Video: "Joe Pera Talks with You" Season Three - Coming This Fall
Adult Swim offers up a tease of the new season.

[08/03/21 - 01:02 PM]
HBO Max Now Offers Access to Select Free Episodes, In-App on Your Favorite Device
Beginning today, HBO Max will offer potential new subscribers in the U.S. the opportunity to watch select episodes of some of the platform's most popular programming in-app before they sign up.

[08/03/21 - 11:15 AM]
New discovery+ Series "Prisoner of Love" Turns Inmates Into Soulmates
An arresting new dating series from discovery+, three episodes of "Prisoner of Love" begin streaming on Monday, August 30, with three additional episodes dropping weekly thereafter.

[08/03/21 - 11:06 AM]
"List of a Lifetime" Starring Kelly Hu, Sylvia Kwan, Patricia Velasquez and Shannen Doherty to Be Center of Lifetime's "Stop Breast Cancer for Life" Campaign
The movie is produced by Ninth House Films and MarVista Entertainment and is directed by Roxy Shih and written by Jessica Landry.

[08/03/21 - 11:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases Trailer for "Bitchin': The Sound and Fury of Rick James"
film, which screened at the Tribeca Festival in June, will premiere on Friday, September 3 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/03/21 - 10:27 AM]
Video: OWN Sets Premiere Date and Unveils New Season Trailer for Drama "Queen Sugar" from Award-Winning Creator Ava DuVernay
The series returns Tuesday, September 7 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/03/21 - 10:14 AM]
Hulu Orders Drama "Tell Me Lies" Straight to Series
Grace Van Patten stars in the project, which is based on Carola Lovering's novel.

[08/03/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Cinderella" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
Written for the screen and directed by Kay Cannon, the film features covers of songs written by some of the top-selling musical artists of all time.

[08/03/21 - 10:00 AM]
See the Australian Wilderness Like Never Before as the View from Above Reveals the Wonders Below in "Over Australia"
The two-part docu-series premieres on Wednesday, August 4 at 8:00/7:00c on Smithsonian Channel.

[08/03/21 - 09:01 AM]
"Doogie Kamealoha, M.D." Starts Streaming September 8 Exclusively on Disney+
Disney+ also revealed the series' title sequence featuring a new rendition of the iconic "Doogie Howser, M.D." theme song re-imagined and performed by music composer Wendy Wang and world renown ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro.

[08/03/21 - 08:29 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Extreme Tabletop and Special Event Design Competition Series "Table Wars" with Lead Judge Martha Stewart
The series is slated to premiere in November 2021.

[08/03/21 - 08:12 AM]
E! Scores as Season Two of "The Bradshaw Bunch" Premieres Wednesday, October 6 at 9PM ET/PT
The half-hour "The Bradshaw Bunch Season 2 Kickoff Special," will air on Wednesday, August 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/03/21 - 08:01 AM]
HBO Max App Launches on LG Smart TVs in U.S.
LG Smart TV owners can now access HBO Max on the TV's webOS platform by opening the HBO Max app using their remote or when available, by saying "HBO Max" into their LG Magic Remote.

[08/03/21 - 07:08 AM]
Video: Apple's NAACP Image Award-Winning "Truth Be Told" Debuts Season Two Trailer Featuring Academy Award-Winner Octavia Spencer and Academy Award-Nominee Kate Hudson
The 10-episode second season of the anthology drama, which provides a glimpse into America's obsession with true crime podcasts, will return on Friday, August 20, with the first episode, followed by new episodes premiering every Friday.

[08/03/21 - 06:41 AM]
Disney+ Debuts Key Art & Announces Cast for "Lego(R) Star Wars Terrifying Tales"
Tony Hale and Christian Slater are among the featured voice cast of the special, which premieres October 1.

[08/03/21 - 06:03 AM]
Golden Brooks and Demetria McKinney Casted to Join the Triology of TV One's Original Film "Coins Forever" with Returning Cast Members Essence Atkins, Stephen Bishop and TC Carson
Coming this Fall, "Coins Forever" follows after "Coins for Christmas" and "Coins for Love" which follows the complicated relationship of Madison (Atkins) and Alec (Bishop).

[08/03/21 - 06:01 AM]
America's Favorite Judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, Plus Longtime Host Ryan Seacrest Set to Return to "American Idol" for Season Five on ABC and Historic 20th Season Overall
Last season, ABC's "American Idol" ranked as the No. 1 series in its two-hour time period for the second year in a row among Adults 18-49.

[08/02/21 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 2
Updates include: Aubrey Plaza to lead Hulu's "Olga Dies Dreaming"; HBO nixes Natalie Portman-led "The Days of Abandonment"; and Stephany Folsom exits Amazon's "Paper Girls."

[08/02/21 - 05:31 PM]
Video: "Vacation Friends" - Official Trailer
John Cena, Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji and Meredith Hagner star in the film, due August 27, only on Hulu.

[08/02/21 - 12:01 PM]
Video: Season 2 Announcement - "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers" - Disney+
The streaming service broke the news on social media this afternoon.

[08/02/21 - 11:07 AM]
Amazon Studios' "The Lord of the Rings" Original Series Will Premiere Friday, September 2, 2022 on Prime Video
Filming of Season One completed today in New Zealand.

[08/02/21 - 11:00 AM]
Prentice Penny's a Penny for Your Thoughts Entertainment Signs Multiyear Overall Deal with Disney General Entertainment's Onyx Collective
Under the terms of the agreement, Penny will produce, write and direct new projects through his production company, A Penny For Your Thoughts Entertainment, across all Disney platforms, including Hulu, which serves as the primary home for Onyx Collective titles.

[08/02/21 - 10:45 AM]
Peacock Announces Additional Castings for "Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem" Limited-Series
Among the additions: Thaao Penghlis as Tony DiMera, Leann Hunley as Anna DiMera, Christie Clark as Carrie Brady, Austin Peck as Austin Reed, Greg Rikaart as Leo Stark, Chandler Massey as Will Horton, and Zachary Atticus Tinker as Sonny.

[08/02/21 - 09:00 AM]
J.R. Villarreal Cast in Disney Channel's Superhero Action Comedy, "Ultra Violet & Black Scorpion"
The series (formerly titled "Ultra Violet & Blue Demon") stars Scarlett Estevez as Violet Rodriguez, a Latinx teenager who is chosen by a magical luchador mask to be a superhero, like her uncle, Black Scorpion.

[08/02/21 - 08:14 AM]
"The Profit" Returns for Season 8 on Tuesday, August 10 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
This season, Marcus Lemonis visits eight businesses each facing different and unique challenges during these unprecedented times.

[08/02/21 - 08:06 AM]
The Mystery of Peacock's "Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol" Is Yours to Solve Starting Thursday, September 16
The date was revealed yesterday via a custom puzzle hidden within the New York Times, making a puzzle premiere date announcement an industry-first.







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[05/21/24 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Original Documentary Series "Ren Faire" Debuts June 2
For half a century, 86-year-old George Coulam, known to his employees as King George, has reigned with an iron fist over the Texas Renaissance Festival, the largest such "faire" in the world.

[05/21/24 - 10:32 AM]
Video: "Worst Roommate Ever" Season 2 - Sneak Peek - Netflix
Roommate wanted? Desperation leads to danger - and even death - in one's own home as real-life nightmares of con artists, criminals and killers unfold.

[05/21/24 - 10:31 AM]
Netflix Renews Shane Gillis Scripted Comedy "Tires" for Season 2 Ahead of Series Premiere on May 23
As previously announced, Netflix has also ordered a new standup special from Gillis, to premiere in 2025.

[05/21/24 - 10:24 AM]
"60 Minutes" Makes Television History - The CBS Newsmagazine Is America's #1 News Show for the 50th Straight Season
This is the first time any program on television has reigned as #1 for five decades.

[05/21/24 - 10:03 AM]
Academy Award Winner Holly Hunter to Star in the Paramount+ Original Series "Star Trek: Starfleet Academy"
The series will follow the adventures of a new class of Starfleet cadets as they come of age in one of the most legendary places in the galaxy.

[05/21/24 - 10:00 AM]
BBC America Sets Premiere Date for Sir David Attenborough's Major New Natural History Series, "Mammals"
Renowned naturalist and three-time Emmy Award-winner Sir David Attenborough presents the series, which reveals how mammals have conquered the Earth, uncovering the secrets to their success with their winning design, incredible adaptability, unrivalled intelligence, and unique sociability.

[05/21/24 - 09:04 AM]
HGTV Renews Hit Series "Ugliest House in America" and Greenlights Four-Episode Spin-Off Series "Scariest House in America" Both Starring Actress and Comedian Retta
"Not sure how I got roped into this," said Retta. "I don't do scary. I don't like to be scared. I don't like scary movies. Halloween is my least favorite holiday but here we are."

[05/21/24 - 09:02 AM]
BritBox Unveils Compelling Programming Slate with Premiere Date Announcements and First Looks for Exciting New and Celebrated Returning Series
Summer will see the powerful return of gritty, impactful crime dramas, starting with the June 13 return of "Blue Lights."

[05/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Sweet Tooth" - Final Season Official Trailer - Netflix
In this final chapter, Gus and his friends embark on a harrowing journey in hopes of curing the Sick - and finally discovering the truth about hybrids.

[05/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Shoresy" Season 3 - Official Trailer - Hulu
Foul-mouthed, chirp-serving, mother-loving, fan favorite "Letterkenny" character, "Shoresy" (Jared Keeso) joins the Sudbury Bulldogs of the Northern Ontario Senior Hockey Organization (aka The NOSHO) on a quest to never lose again.

[05/21/24 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Marlon Wayans: Good Grief" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
They say comedy is the best therapy. "Marlon Wayans: Good Grief" premieres June 4.

[05/21/24 - 09:00 AM]
Season Three of the HBO Original Drama Series "Industry" Debuts August 11
The series gives an insider's view of the blackbox of high finance following a group of young bankers as they forge their identities within the pressure cooker environment and sex and drug fueled blitz of international bank Pierpoint & Co's London office.

[05/21/24 - 08:06 AM]
Paramount+ Announces New Docuseries "How Music Got Free" to Premiere June 11
Directed by Alexandria Stapleton, the series made its world premiere at the 2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival.

[05/21/24 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Trigger Warning" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A Special Forces commando uncovers a dangerous conspiracy when she returns to her hometown looking for answers into her beloved father's death.

[05/21/24 - 08:01 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces Season Two of Hit Drama "Drops of God" Starring Fleur Geffrier and Tomohisa Yamashita
In season two of "Drops of God," Camille (Geffrier) and Issei (Yamashita) once again face a nearly impossible challenge: to uncover the origin of the world's most wonderful wine, a secret that even Alexandre L├ęger failed to unlock.