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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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[09/23/21 - 01:31 PM]
Max Original Documentary Series "The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin" Debuts September 30
Directed by Emmy-winning filmmaker Marina Zenovich, the five-episode documentary series from Ross Dinerstein's Campfire Studios and Huntley Productions examines the controversial Remnant Fellowship Church and its founder, the late Gwen Shamblin Lara.

[09/23/21 - 01:00 PM]
New on Hulu: Fall TV Premieres Available Next Day
The streamer recaps its new and returning offerings from ABC, FOX and NBC.

[09/23/21 - 12:34 PM]
EPIX(R) to Premiere "NFL Icons" Docuseries
Debuting on October 2 at 10:00/9:00c and airing weekly, the series celebrates the biggest names in the history of pro football.

[09/23/21 - 12:01 PM]
HBO Max Orders Three-Part Documentary Celebrating DC's History and Legacy
The documentary series takes an unprecedented look at the enduring and influential legacy of DC, allowing fans to rediscover the universe of characters, as well as the iconic comic book company's origins, its evolution and its nearly nine-decade cultural impact across every artistic medium.

[09/23/21 - 11:31 AM]
Video: "Vince Carter: Legacy" - Official Trailer - Crackle
"Vince Carter: Legacy" explores the transformation of the NBA's longest career athlete, Vince Carter, from dunking into history, playing through the pain, and evolving to create a legacy unlike any player before him.

[09/23/21 - 11:30 AM]
The Series Premiere of the New Comedy "Ghosts" Will Now Have a One-Hour Debut, Oct. 7
The move bumps the second season premiere of "B Positive" by one week, to Thursday, October 14.

[09/23/21 - 11:10 AM]
TNT's "Claws" Returns for Fourth and Final Season on Sunday, December 26, at 9:00pm ET/PT
Additionally, an early sneak of the final season's first episode will air on December 17 during TBS' weekly talk show series, "Friday Night Vibes," hosted by Tiffany Haddish with co-host Deon Cole.

[09/23/21 - 10:40 AM]
Lifetime Amps Up Unscripted Slate with Greenlights of Three New Series
The robust slate includes the life-altering plastic surgery transformation series, "My Killer Body with K. Michelle," new dating series "Five Guys a Week" and family docuseries, "Leave it to Geege," following a sassy southern mother from Emmy-winning World of Wonder.

[09/23/21 - 10:08 AM]
Ayo Davis Named President of Disney Branded Television
Davis most recently served as Executive Vice President, Creative Development and Strategy of Disney Branded Television, overseeing scripted and unscripted series, movies and specials targeted to kids, teens and families.

[09/23/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "The Orville: New Horizons" - Date Announcement - Hulu
New home. New missions. "The Orville: New Horizons" arrives March 10, 2022.

[09/23/21 - 10:00 AM]
Shudder to Premiere Psychological Thriller "Dead & Beautiful" Thursday, November 4
The film, which is written and directed by David Verbeek, is also set to play at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX on Saturday, September 25.

[09/23/21 - 09:45 AM]
TNT's "AEW: Dynamite" Moves to TBS in 2022
Additionally, in 2022, "AEW: Rampage," which features the world-renowned stars of AEW, will continue to air Fridays on TNT.

[09/23/21 - 09:32 AM]
Showtime Revives Original "Dexter" Podcast with Launch of "Dexter: New Blood Wrap-Up with Scott Reynolds," Ahead of TV Series Premiere
The podcast - which will be available everywhere - will launch Friday, October 1, and will continue its spree with new episodes every Tuesday for 16 weeks.

[09/23/21 - 09:15 AM]
TBS Greenlights Seventh Season of Emmy-Award-Winning Late-Night Series "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
Moving to Thursday nights beginning January 2022, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" remains a trailblazing force in late-night, continuing to use political satire to entertain, educate, and empower viewers while keeping the government in check.

[09/23/21 - 09:08 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Reveals Trailers for Upcoming Original Series for Kids and Families, "Puppy Place" and "Get Rolling with Otis"
Based on Scholastic's best-selling book series written by Ellen Miles, "Puppy Place" chronicles the adventures of dog-loving siblings, Charles and Lizzie Peterson, and the puppy pals they foster in search of forever homes.