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[08/17/21 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 17
Updates include: Janina Gavankar joins the cast of ABC's "Big Sky"; Eminem to make cameo in Starz's "BMF"; and James Keitel cast in Peacock's "Queer as Folk" reboot series.

[08/17/21 - 01:16 PM]
Welcome to the Wild World of Rescue Where the Gloves Come Off in "Bare Hands Rescue" Premiering Sun. August 22 at 10PM ET/PT on Animal Planet and discovery+
Owner of the Wildlife Command Center, Michael "Bare Hands" Beran spends his workdays rescuing and removing wildlife from people's homes and businesses with his bare hands because he believes it's easier on the animals.

[08/17/21 - 01:06 PM]
Tokyo Paralympics Feature Record Programming Across NBCUniversal, Beginning with Opening Ceremony on August 24 Live on NBCSN
Highlights include more than 200 hours of television coverage, the first-ever primetime hours on NBC, live coverage of the Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony on NBCSN, and exclusive streaming coverage on NBC Sports digital platforms and Peacock.

[08/17/21 - 12:37 PM]
Lifetime Original Movie "Highway to Heaven" Starring Jill Scott & Barry Watson to Premiere Saturday, November 6
A contemporary take on Michael Landon's iconic 80s television series, the new movie follows Angela Stewart (Jill Scott), an angel who is sent back to earth to help others in need.

[08/17/21 - 12:10 PM]
ESPN and ABC's Five-Game NBA Christmas Day Slate to Include Highly-Anticipated Los Angeles Lakers vs. Brooklyn Nets Prime-Time Game
This marks ESPN and ABC's 20th consecutive season of NBA coverage, including Christmas Day.

[08/17/21 - 12:09 PM]
The History(R) Channel Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks with Seven Hours of New Documentary Programming
The cable channel remembers the events that took place and the heroism and historical impact that forever transformed a nation with seven hours of new, compelling documentary programming.

[08/17/21 - 12:07 PM]
The History(R) Channel to Premiere New Nonfiction Series "Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman" on Tuesday, November 9 at 10PM ET/PT
Produced by Freeman and producer Lori McCreary's production company, Revelations Entertainment, the eight one-hour episode series will reveal in detail history's greatest escapes from some of the most notorious prisons in the world.

[08/17/21 - 12:06 PM]
Lifetime Greenlights New Four-Part Miniseries Event "Flowers in the Attic: The Origin" Starring Jemima Rooper and Max Irons
Jemima Rooper, Max irons, Kelsey Grammer, Harry Hamlin, Kate Mulgrew, Paul Wesley, Alana Boden, Hannah Dodd, T'Shan Williams and Callum Kerr will star in the prequel event.

[08/17/21 - 12:06 PM]
A&E Network to Premiere Documentary Event "Secrets of Playboy" Exploring the Dark Reality Underneath the Glossy Exterior of Hugh Hefner's Playboy Empire
Unravelling the glamourous mythology created by the brand over several decades, the series features archival footage and exclusive interviews with insiders from all facets of the Playboy world, many sharing their stories for the first time.

[08/17/21 - 12:04 PM]
Judy Reyes, Gloria Reuben, Fatima Molina and Camila Nunez Set to Star in New Original Movie "Torn from Her Arms" Debuting This Fall
Amidst the ongoing crisis at the U.S. border, the timely film depicts the harrowing true story of a mother and daughter who must find their way back to each other after being separated.

[08/17/21 - 11:01 AM]
CMT Taps Hip Hop Icon Nelly as First Rapper to Headline Critically-Acclaimed Music Series "CMT Crossroads"
The 60-minute special will feature new music from Heartland alongside high-energy performances of Nelly's biggest chart topping hits, including a few surprises celebrating the 20th anniversary of hit Country Grammar.

[08/17/21 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Limited Series "Scenes from a Marriage" Debuts September 12
This modern adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's classic Swedish series stars Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain and will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max.

[08/17/21 - 10:30 AM]
HBO Max Orders "Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake" (wt) to Series
Produced by Cartoon Network Studios, the 10-episode series will explore their relationship and the mysterious land of Ooo.

[08/17/21 - 10:03 AM]
"You vs. Wild: Out Cold" Premieres September 14 Only on Netflix
Bear Grylls is back for another exciting interactive movie for the whole family.

[08/17/21 - 10:00 AM]
TBS Acquires Hit Comedy "Young Sheldon" in Deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
The series will make its debut on TBS on Monday, September 27 at 5:00pm ET/PT.

[08/17/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO Renews "Painting with John" for a Second Season
Season one featured musician, actor, director and painter John Lurie ensconced at his worktable, honing his intricate watercolor techniques and sharing reflections on what he's learned about life.

[08/17/21 - 09:12 AM]
AMC Networks Announces Upcoming Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series and Specials This Fall
This fall, AMC Networks unveils a robust slate of compelling dramas, fan-favorite franchises, and highly-anticipated films across its channels and targeted streaming services including AMC, AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, BBC America, Shudder, Sundance Now, SundanceTV and WE TV.

[08/17/21 - 09:11 AM]
"Terror Lake Drive" Renewed for Season 2 at AMC Networks Streamer ALLBLK
Written and created by Jerry LaMothe and Kajuana S. Marie, the second season of the ALLBLK original series brings a new unsuspecting tenant to the mystifying lakeside apartment complex that terrorized a mother and her young son in Season 1.

[08/17/21 - 09:10 AM]
Shudder Dives Deep on Horror Film Icons, From Freddy and Jason to Chucky, Candyman and More, In New Original Docu-Series "Behind the Monsters"
Written and directed by Gabrielle Binkley and Anthony Uro and produced by Stage 3 Productions, "Behind the Monsters" debuts on Shudder on Tuesday, October 26 with episodes rolling out weekly.

[08/17/21 - 09:09 AM]
AMC Studios Opens Writers' Room for Development of New Genre-Defying Project "Demascus"
The half-hour series is executive produced by Mark Johnson's Gran Via Productions and created by accomplished writer and playwright, Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm.

[08/17/21 - 09:08 AM]
AMC Studios Opens Writers' Room for Potential New Series "Invitation to a Bonfire"
From creator and executive producer Rachel Caris Love, the hour-long series is based on the novel of the same name by Adrienne Celt and inspired by the famed Nabokov marriage.

[08/17/21 - 09:07 AM]
AMC Studios to Open Writers' Room to Explore Potential Series Based on Anne Rice's "Lives of the Mayfair Witches" for AMC+ and AMC
This would be the second series in an expanding Anne Rice universe, following the recent greenlight of "Interview with the Vampire," which is slated for a 2022 premiere.

[08/17/21 - 09:00 AM]
"The Greatest #AtHome Videos," Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, Returns for a Star-Studded Second Season, Friday, August 20 on CBS
Paula Abdul, Anthony Anderson, Max Greenfield, George Lopez, Daniela Ruah and J.B. Smoove are among the featured talent.

[08/17/21 - 08:00 AM]
TLC Introduces "Dr. Mercy" to Its All-Star Roster of Medical Transformation Shows
The all new series begins Wednesday, September 22 at 9PM ET/PT on TLC and will stream concurrently on discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service.

[08/17/21 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Bob Ross brought joy to millions as the world's most famous art instructor. But a battle for his business empire cast a shadow over his happy trees.

[08/17/21 - 07:29 AM]
Grammy(R) Award-Winning Artist Lorde Joins "The Late Late Show with James Corden" for a Week-Long Residency When the Show Returns with New Episodes the Week of August 23 - 26
During her residency, Lorde will perform music off her new album, Solar Power, which will be released August 20.

[08/17/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Dear White People" Vol. 4 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Reunited amid a pandemic, future Sam and Lionel look back on their epic final year together at Winchester - which plays out as a '90s musical.

[08/17/21 - 06:03 AM]
Video: Disney+ Debuts Trailer & Announces Cast for "Star Wars: Visions"
The new trailer provides a glimpse of the captivating tone and stunning visuals from each of the animated shorts, which can all be viewed both with the original Japanese voice cast or the English dub cast when the series launches on Disney+ on September 22.

[08/17/21 - 06:01 AM]
The Roku Channel Adds New Linear Channels to Lineup
The Roku Channel now features more than 200 linear AVOD channels spanning a broad range of free content including news, sports, kids and family, lifestyle, Spanish language entertainment, and more, will be available to users in August.

[08/16/21 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 16
Updates include: IMDb TV passes on reviving "For Life," "Rebel"; R.J. Cyler cast in HBO Max's "Rap Sh*t"; and Betty Gilpin among latest tapped for "Roar" at Apple TV+.

[08/16/21 - 11:35 PM]
Video: "LOL - Enga Siri Paappom" - Official Trailer - Amazon Original
The latest installment in the "LOL" franchise premieres Friday, August 27.

[08/16/21 - 12:14 PM]
"Well Done with Sebastian Maniscalco" Sets Season Two discovery+ Premiere for Tuesday, November 16th
Showcasing Maniscalco's signature social observations and witty commentary, the returning series, which offers a deep dive into the food world, also will feature appearances from his family and friends.

[08/16/21 - 11:19 AM]
Shudder Reveals Premiere Date and Key Art for "The Boulet Brothers' Dragula" Season Four
Premiering exclusively on the horror streaming service on Tuesday, October 19, with new episodes to follow every Tuesday, this marks the first time the series will be released at the same time in all English-speaking territories.

[08/16/21 - 11:17 AM]
Peacock Announces Straight-to-Series Order of "Field of Dreams"
Based on Universal Pictures' Academy Award(R)-nominated film, the series will reimagine the mixture of family, baseball, Iowa and magic that makes the movie so enduring and beloved.

[08/16/21 - 11:00 AM]
Wyatt Cenac Inks Overall Cross-Studio Deal with Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios
Currently, Cenac has two projects in active development at the studios - an animated longform movie and adult animated series - in addition to assisting on other various series development.

[08/16/21 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Official Trailer for Billion-Dollar Leggings Tell-All "LuLaRich"
The directors, who created the buzzy documentary "Fyre Fraud," take viewers on a deep-dive into the ups and downs of the notorious multilevel-marketing company LuLaRoe, which is known for their over-the-top leggings.

[08/16/21 - 10:31 AM]
Season Four of "Frankie Drake Mysteries" to Make U.S. Debut on Ovation TV; Premieres October 2 During Mystery Alley Block
As an arts network dedicated to celebrating and presenting all forms of art, Ovation will also air the "Frankie Drake Mysteries: Music at Midnight" concert special.

[08/16/21 - 10:31 AM]
HGTV and discovery+ Ready to Premiere 20 New Series Before Year End
"Just when fans think they've seen it all, we're here to surprise them," said Jane Latman, president, HGTV & Streaming Home Content, Discovery, Inc.

[08/16/21 - 10:14 AM]
Video: Get Fired Up as truTV Debuts Official Trailer and Key Art for Season 3 of "Tacoma FD" Premiering Thursday, September 16 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Station 24 is kicking ash and taking flames in the blazing hot new season, where Tacoma's favorite firefighters up the station antics, take on quarantining, and one of the biggest pranks of all gets revealed in an ultimate flashback.

[08/16/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Sparking Joy with Marie Kondo" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this reality series, Marie Kondo brings her joyful tidying tactics to people struggling to balance work and home life - and shares her own world.

[08/16/21 - 09:29 AM]
CBS' Iconic Game Show "The Price Is Right" Celebrates Its 50th Season When the Daytime Emmy Award-Winning Series Premieres, Monday, Sept. 13
Plus, contestants will come on down to play iconic pricing games for extravagant luxury cars and big cash prizes, Thursday, Sept. 30 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

[08/16/21 - 09:16 AM]
discovery+ Orders "SmartLess" Docuseries Following Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnett on Their Multi-City Live Podcast Tour
The untitled special docuseries, coming to discovery+ in 2022, will feature highlights from their celebrity interviews during the tour, as well as exclusive, behind-the-scenes access throughout the six city tour that takes place in February.

[08/16/21 - 09:01 AM]
Netflix's New Adult Animated Comedy Series "Inside Job" Premieres Friday, October 22
The 10-episode series features the voices of Lizzy Caplan, Christian Slater, Clark Duke, Andrew Daly, Bobby Lee, John DiMaggio, Tisha Campbell and Brett Gelman.

[08/16/21 - 09:00 AM]
Greed, Jealousy and Murder Get Stripped Down in a New discovery+ Docuseries "Curse of the Chippendales"
The series, created by the Academy Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning Simon Chinn and Jonathan Chinn of Lightbox, begins streaming only on discovery+ September 24.

[08/16/21 - 08:48 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Season Finale Is Summer's No. 1 Entertainment Telecast
ABC further spins the numbers for Monday, August 9.

[08/16/21 - 08:46 AM]
Undercover Agents Bring Viewers Inside the Race to Stop a Man Plotting to Assassinate High Ranking Government Officials in "The FBI Declassified: Enemy of the State"
An all-new episode of the series premieres this Wednesday, August 18 at 10:00/9:00c on CBS.

[08/16/21 - 08:38 AM]
ESPN Signs Pro Bowl Quarterback Alex Smith
In the first year of his post-playing career, Smith will appear on multiple shows and in various roles, mainly surrounding NFL programming, including "SportsCenter."

[08/16/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Ada Twist, Scientist" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Plus: Episode 3 of "Ada Twist, Scientist" is exclusively available on Netflix Jr. YouTube now ahead of the September 28 series premiere.

[08/16/21 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset" Two-Part Reunion Begins Sunday, August 22nd at 9 PM ET/PT
Host Andy Cohen sits down with Reza Farahan, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Mike Shouhed, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi, Destiney Rose and Nema Vand to discuss the season.

[08/16/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Afterlife of the Party" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Cassie lives to party... until she dies in a freak accident. Now this social butterfly needs to right her wrongs on Earth if she wants to earn her wings.







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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.