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[08/05/21 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 5
Updates include: "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" eyes new life at Roku; Neil Patrick Harris to star in Netflix's "Uncoupled"; and Cobie Smulders cast in FX's "Impeachment: American Crime Story."

[08/05/21 - 03:48 PM]
Video: Adult Swim and Crunchyroll Reveal New "Blade Runner: Black Lotus" Key Visual and Opening at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo
The series, premiering later this year, follows a young woman who tries to seek revenge on those that have wronged her while uncovering the mysteries of her past.

[08/05/21 - 03:01 PM]
Video: "Cry Macho" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Directed/produced by Oscar winner Clint Eastwood, "Cry Macho" stars Natalia Traven, Fernanda Urrejola, Horacio Garcia-Rojas and is based on a screenplay by Nick Schenk and N. Richard Nash, based on the novel by Nash.

[08/05/21 - 02:05 PM]
Peacock Original Drama "One of Us Is Lying" Rounds Out Recurring Guest Cast
The recurring stars will include Martin Bobb-Semple, Karim Diané, George Ferrier, Miles J. Harvey, Zenia Marshall and Sara Thompson.

[08/05/21 - 12:28 PM]
Nicole Scherzinger to "Grace" NBC with Her Talents in "Annie Live!"
Scherzinger will take on the role of Grace, Daddy Warbucks' chief of staff who welcomes Annie with open arms and a loving heart.

[08/05/21 - 11:55 AM]
"Johnson" Reaches More Than Two Million Viewers in Series Premiere, New Episodes Seen Sunday Nights at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Bounce
"Johnson" becomes the most-watched half-hour series launch in Bounce history.

[08/05/21 - 11:31 AM]
John and Callahan Walsh Call on Vigilant Viewers to Make a Difference with the Season Three Premiere of "In Pursuit with John Walsh" on August 18
In the series, John Walsh and his son, Callahan Walsh, introduce ID's active and engaged audience to unsolved violent crimes that urgently need to be closed.

[08/05/21 - 11:27 AM]
Josh Gates Returns to Expedition Headquarters for Brand-New Episodes of "Josh Gates Tonight" Premiering August 11 on Discovery and Streaming on discovery+
Each week Josh welcomes celebrity guests, newsmakers, and experts to his expedition headquarters while bringing his hilarious brand of exploration to fans and families around the globe.

[08/05/21 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Documentary "In the Same Breath" Debuts August 18 - From Award-Winning Filmmaker Nanfu Wang
The film recounts the experiences of people on the ground in the earliest days of the novel coronavirus and the way two countries dealt with its initial spread, from the first days of the outbreak in Wuhan to its rampage across the United States.

[08/05/21 - 11:00 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights New Original Movie "The Good Father: The Martin MacNeill Story" Starring Tom Everett Scott, Anwen O'Driscoll and Charisma Carpenter from Exec Producer Nancy Grace
Based on actual events, The Good Father tells the story of Dr. MacNeill (Scott) and the incredible life he led with his former beauty queen wife, Michele (Carpenter) and their eight children.

[08/05/21 - 10:31 AM]
September 2021 Brings New Original Stories About the CIA Hunt for Osama Bin Laden, The Estate Battles of Marvin Gaye and Selena Quintanilla and a Reelz Premiere Celebrating the Soap Opera
"CIA vs. Bin Laden: First In" and "The Story of the Soaps" are among the featured titles.

[08/05/21 - 10:09 AM]
Video: "The Walking Dead" Season 11 Teaser - Live for Them
Season 11 premieres Sunday, August 22 on AMC, and all episodes will air one week early on AMC+, beginning August 15.

[08/05/21 - 10:02 AM]
"Five Bedrooms" Season Two Streaming Thursday, August 19 on Peacock
After losing their first communal home at an auction, season two finds this one-of-a-kind family house hunting once again, believing they have prevailed as a unique collective.

[08/05/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Released for "Marlon Wayans: You Know What It Is"
Actor, writer, producer and comedian Marlon Wayans explores his greatest fears in his latest comedy special, due August 19.

[08/05/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Y: The Last Man" - Official Trailer - Season 1 - FX
Only one remained... The question is Y. "Y: The Last Man premieres" September 13.

[08/05/21 - 09:59 AM]
"Dream Team: Birth of the Modern Athlete" Original Documentary Series Premieres Exclusively on Paramount+
The five-part Paramount+ original documentary series examines the uncensored story of the 1992 Men's Olympic Basketball Team and the long-lasting cultural impact of how the once-in-a-lifetime super team changed sports on a global scale forever.

[08/05/21 - 09:35 AM]
New Season of Hit HGTV Series "Help! I Wrecked My House" Starring Jasmine Roth Premieres Monday, September 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The series, which attracted more than 16 million viewers last season, will showcase Jasmine solving even bigger home renovation disasters with clever solutions.

[08/05/21 - 09:33 AM]
Richard Roundtree and Terri J. Vaughn to Recur in Season Two of OWN's Anthology Drama "Cherish the Day" From Creator Ava DuVernay, Array Filmworks, and Warner Bros. Television
Additionally, Sheldon Candis, Angel Kristi Williams, and Merawi Gerima will direct episodes this season.

[08/05/21 - 09:13 AM]
Ovation TV Picks Up Fourth Season of "Frankie Drake Mysteries" from DCD Rights
The deal includes the fourth season of the drama series as well as a musical special titled "Frankie Drake Mysteries: Music at Midnight" featuring the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

[08/05/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Dive Club" New Series Trailer - Netflix Futures
On the shores of Cape Mercy, a skillful group of teen divers investigate a series of secrets and signs after one of their own mysteriously goes missing.

[08/05/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Diary of a Future President" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Disney+
All episodes of Season 2 are streaming August 18.

[08/05/21 - 09:01 AM]
A&E Network's Genre Defining True Crime Series "Cold Case Files" and "American Justice" Return This Summer with All-New Episodes Premiering Friday, August 20
"A&E has long been a leader in true crime programming and we are thrilled to bring back two of our original series that defined and shaped the genre," said Elaine Frontain Bryant, EVP and Head of Programming for A&E.

[08/05/21 - 08:32 AM]
SundanceTV Launches "True Crime Story" Franchise with New Series Hosted by Hilarie Burton Morgan and Jena Friedman
"It Couldn't Happen Here" hosted by Burton Morgan premieres Thursday, September 9 and "Indefensible" hosted by Friedman premieres Thursday, October 14.

[08/05/21 - 08:32 AM]
NBC Reveals 35 Acts to Perform on "America's Got Talent" Live Shows Kicking Off on Tuesday, Aug. 10 on NBC
In a series first, viewers will have the opportunity to decide which act will fill the final slot in this year's live shows with "AGT: America's Wildcard," a one-hour special available exclusively on Peacock beginning Tuesday, August 10.

[08/05/21 - 08:22 AM]
Epic "Xena" Reunion: Renee O'Connor Joins Lucy Lawless as Guest Star in Season Two of Acorn TV Hit Series "My Life Is Murder"
In an upcoming episode of the hit New Zealand mystery series, Alexa (Lawless) investigates the death of a self-help guru and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with the victim's mysterious wife (O'Connor).

[08/05/21 - 08:09 AM]
Video: "Eye Candy" - Official Trailer - The Roku Channel
Is it real or is it cake? Contestants face off to spot sweets in disguise amongst everyday objects. Winner tastes all! Hosted by Josh Groban.

[08/05/21 - 08:00 AM]
Video: "Cobra Kai" Season 4 - All Valley Karate Tournament Promo - Netflix
Legends will be born in "Cobra Kai" Season 4, coming this December to Netflix.

[08/05/21 - 06:01 AM]
Disney+ Announces Season 2 of "Star Wars: The Bad Batch"
Commenting on the second season announcement, executive producer Dave Filoni said, "The entire Lucasfilm Animation team and I would like to thank Disney+ and our fans for the opportunity to continue telling the story of the Bad Batch."

[08/05/21 - 05:22 AM]
MTV Entertainment Studios Inks New and Expansive Deal with Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone Through 2027
The deal includes extending "South Park" on Comedy Central through 2027 and taking cable's longest-running scripted series - 2022 marks the franchise's 25th - through an unprecedented 30th season.

[08/05/21 - 04:01 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Begins Production on "The Lake," The First Scripted Canadian Amazon Original Comedy Series
Jordan Gavaris, Julia Stiles and Madison Shamoun star in the project, due in 2022.

[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.







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[10/22/21 - 01:44 PM]
Season Five of Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores" Wraps Up as #1 Scripted Series on Cable
The finale episode propelled the network to be the #1 most-watched network in Weekend Total Day among Women 18+, averaging 2.1 million Total Viewers and 226,000 Women 25-54.

[10/22/21 - 12:08 PM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of November 8 and November 15
New discovery+ originals include "Unraveled: Experts on Trial" and "Undercover Underage."

[10/22/21 - 11:30 AM]
YouTube Originals to Premiere Critically Acclaimed Documentary "Tom Petty, Somewhere You Feel Free: The Making of Wildflowers" November 11 on Tom Petty's YouTube Channel
The uplifting 89-minute documentary was directed by award-winning filmmaker Mary Wharton and first debuted in March as an Official SXSW 2021 Selection, winning the festival's Audience Award.

[10/22/21 - 10:37 AM]
The Year That Can Change Everything: Dive Into a New Season of "Gold Rush: White Water"
The series returns Friday, November 5 on Discovery Channel and discovery+.

[10/22/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Prayers for the Stolen" ("Noche De Fuego") - Official Trailer - Netflix
In a mountainous region of Mexico where poppies abound, three girls take refuge in their friendship to cope with the trials brought on by a drug cartel.

[10/22/21 - 08:01 AM]
British Psychological Thriller "Hollington Drive" Debuts in the US Exclusively on Sundance Now
New episodes are set to debut weekly with the finale premiering Thursday, December 9.

[10/22/21 - 08:00 AM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Welcomes Back Bruce Springsteen for an Interview and Solo Performance on Monday, Oct. 25
Springsteen previously appeared on the late-night franchise on Oct. 20, 2020 and Sept. 24, 2016.

[10/22/21 - 07:40 AM]
Video: Sundance Now, Shudder and AMC+ Release Trailer for "A Discovery of Witches," Season 3
Premiering in January 2022 on all three platforms in the U.S., the epic conclusion of the acclaimed saga finds Matthew (Matthew Goode) and Diana (Teresa Palmer) returning from 1590 to present day and combating what they left behind.

[10/22/21 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Extinct" Trailer - Netflix Futures
Two cute, fuzzy creatures accidentally time-travel to the future... where they're extinct!

[10/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Summit of the Gods" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A photojournalist's obsessive quest for the truth about the first expedition to Mt. Everest leads him to search for an esteemed climber who went missing.

[10/22/21 - 07:00 AM]
Starz Watergate Drama "Gaslit" Casts Guest Stars
Nate Corddry, Amy Landecker, Lauren E. Banks, Ahna O'Reilly, Beth Hall, and Bill Duke are the latest to join the Julia Roberts and Sean Penn-led series.

[10/22/21 - 06:00 AM]
Video: In Celebration of Jeff Goldblum's Birthday, Disney+ Releases the Official Trailer and Key Art for the Second Season Of "The World According to Jeff Goldblum"
The first five episodes will launch exclusively on Disney+ Day (November 12) while the five remaining episodes from season two will be available to stream early next year.

[10/21/21 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "Super Crooks" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Johnny Bolt recruits a group of ragtag supervillains for one last heist. Their target: A ruthless super-powered crime boss. What can go wrong?

[10/21/21 - 03:30 PM]
New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics Double Overtime Thriller is ESPN's Most-Watched Wednesday Season-Opening NBA Telecast in 18 Years
The telecast averaged 1.96 million viewers, peaking with 2.87 million viewers from 10:30-10:45 p.m. ET.

[10/21/21 - 02:17 PM]
"King Richard," "The Sex Lives of College Girls," "South Side," "Black and Missing," "8-Bit Christmas" and More Arrive on HBO Max This November
Other premieres/returns include "Frayed," "Gen:Lock," "Head of the Class," "Sort of," "Stath Lets Flats" and "Tom and Jerry in New York."