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[08/26/21 - 01:35 PM]
Emmy Award Nominee Jon Lovitz Stars in Tubi Summer Original "Tales of a Fifth Grade Robin Hood," as Part of Back-to-School Programming, Premiering Friday, August 27
After a young boy (Chase Brown) in an under-funded school discovers the Vice Principal (Lovitz) is stealing money from fundraisers and lives in a mansion, he and his friends decide to get back that money and put where it belongs: in the classroom.

[via press release from FOX]

EMMY AWARD NOMINEE JON LOVITZ STARS IN TUBI SUMMER ORIGINAL "TALES OF A FIFTH GRADE ROBIN HOOD," AS PART OF BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAMMING, PREMIERING FRIDAY, AUGUST 27

Tubi Partners with KIDS IN NEED FOUNDATION to Provide Vital Back-to-School Resources to Students in Need Across the Nation

As part of its back-to-school programming, Tubi will debut a new summer original comedy, starring Emmy Award nominee Jon Lovitz ("Saturday Night Live"), TALES OF A FIFTH GRADE ROBIN HOOD, on Friday, Aug. 27, exclusively on FOX Entertainment's free streaming platform. In addition, Tubi will be partnering with KIDS IN NEED FOUNDATION, to provide vital school supplies and learning tools to under-resourced teachers and students nationwide.

In TALES OF A FIFTH GRADE ROBIN HOOD, after a young boy (Chase Brown, "The Underground Railroad") in an under-funded school discovers the Vice Principal (Lovitz) is stealing money from fundraisers and lives in a mansion, he and his friends decide to get back that money and put where it belongs: in the classroom. The movie also stars Iliana Perez ("Coche Bomba") and Jayden Scala ("American Princess"). TALES OF A FIFTH GRADE ROBIN HOOD, from The Asylum ("Sharknado"), is written by Ryan Ebert ("San Andreas Mega Quake") and Anna Rasmussen ("Jurassic School"), and directed by Dylan Vox ("The Christmas Sitters").

TALES OF A FIFTH GRADE ROBIN HOOD joins Tubi's Back-to-School programming lineup featuring over 40 titles available in August and September, including over a dozen titles from the "Monster High" franchise, as well as "Zapped," starring Zendaya, "Karate Kid," "Help I Shrunk My Teacher," "Wheels on the Bus," "Teen Star Academy," "Jurassic School," "Mr. Frog" and "Leo the Wildlife Ranger," among many others.

Kids In Need Foundation believes every child in America deserves equal opportunity and access to a quality education. As a national nonprofit, Kids In Need Foundation focuses on creating equity in education by providing school supplies and learning tools to under-resourced teachers and students nationwide with a focus on schools with a student enrollment of 70 percent or more participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Last year, the Kids in Need Foundation supported five million students and 205,000 teachers in underserved schools with the supplies they need.

Tubi has more than 35,000 movies and television series from over 250 content partners, including every major studio, in addition to the largest offering of free live local and national news channels in streaming. The platform gives fans of entertainment, news and sports an easy way to discover new content that is available completely free.

Tubi is available on Android and iOS mobile devices, Amazon Echo Show, Google Nest Hub, and on OTT devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Vizio TVs, Sony TVs, Samsung TVs, Hisense TVs, Comcast X1, Cox Contour, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S. Consumers can also watch Tubi content on the web at http://www.tubi.tv/

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[09/25/21 - 12:18 PM]
TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event - Hour Three Recap
Among the series featured in the final hour: "Emily in Paris," "The Crown," "The Umbrella Academy," "Colin in Black & White," "Ritmo Salvaje," "Rebelde," "Big Mouth," "Inside Job," "The Witcher," and "The Witcher: Blood Origin."

[09/25/21 - 11:24 AM]
TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event - Hour Two Recap
Among the series featured in the middle hour: "The Sandman," "Cobra Kai," "Arcane," "Hellbound," "My Name," "New World," "Vikings Valhalla," "The Chestnut Man," "Tiger King," "I Am Georgina," "Young, Famous & African," and "Cowboy Bebop."

[09/25/21 - 10:05 AM]
TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event - Hour One Recap
Among the series featured in the opening hour: "Stranger Things," "Money Heist," "Ozark," "jeen-yuhs," "Back to 15," "Maldivas," "Sex Education," "Dark Desire," "Finding Anamika," "Heeramandi," and "Bridgerton."

[09/25/21 - 06:00 AM]
Netflix Opens First Global Fan Event "TUDUM" with a Special Spotlight on Ambitious Anime Slate
Series highlights include the return of "Aggretsuko" and Ultraman" as well as the launch of "Super Crooks."

[09/24/21 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 24
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[09/24/21 - 02:41 PM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of October 4, October 11 and October 18
Newcomers to the streamer include "The Prison Breaker" and "Finding Andrea."

[09/24/21 - 01:00 PM]
New Hulu Original "Wild Crime," A Docuseries from ABC News, Chronicles Criminal Investigations Within the National Park System Through the Eyes of Its Special Agents and Rangers
The first installment of the series will debut exclusively on Hulu on Tuesday, September 28, with one episode dropping each night through Friday, October 1.

[09/24/21 - 12:34 PM]
discovery+ Announces Second Season of "Naked and Afraid of Love"
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[09/24/21 - 12:00 PM]
HBO Max Renews Comedy Series "The Other Two" for a Third Season
The 10-episode second season premiered on August 26, with the season finale dropping yesterday on HBO Max.

[09/24/21 - 11:30 AM]
Mo McRae, Callie Hernandez and JJ Soria Join the Season Two Cast of the Max Original Series "The Flight Attendant" as Series Regulars
Plus: Cheryl Hines, Jessie Ennis, Mae Martin, Margaret Cho, Santiago Cabrera and Shohreh Aghdashloo are joining the cast as recurring guest stars.

[09/24/21 - 11:15 AM]
NBC Orders Multi-Camera Comedy "Night Court" to Series
Melissa Rauch and John Larroquette star in the follow-up series, from writer Dan Rubin and director Pamela Fryman.

[09/24/21 - 09:45 AM]
FOX Entertainment Launches International Unscripted Format Fund to Identify Intellectual Property for Global Market
The fund will invest in and develop internationally originated unscripted program concepts ranging from reality-competition and variety series to dating and other genres for provincial networks and platforms.

[09/24/21 - 09:41 AM]
FX Announces Its New York Comic Con 2021 Lineup Featuring "Y: The Last Man" and "What We Do in the Shadows"
Featuring moderated Q&A panels with key cast and creatives, attendees will also be treated to special advance screening and freebies at each panel.

[09/24/21 - 09:38 AM]
Jeff Davis Reunites with MTV Entertainment Studios for "Teen Wolf" Original Movie Exclusively for Paramount+ as Part of New Overall Deal
Under the partnership, Davis will write and executive produce a "Teen Wolf" movie with talks underway with the original cast, an all-new series "Wolf Pack," and will serve as showrunner and director for the pilot of the previously-announced live-action reboot "├ćon Flux," for Paramount+.

[09/24/21 - 09:32 AM]
Todd Hoffman Returns to Discovery Determined to Hit the Motherlode in All-New Series "Hoffman Family Gold" (W/T)
The all-new series is set to debut early 2022 on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.