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[10/08/21 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 8
Updates include: NBC passes on Annie Ilonzeh-led drama pilot "Getaway"; cast also included Matt Long and Marg Helgenberger, whose previous series - "Manifest" and "All Rise," respectively - have since been resurrected at new homes.

[10/08/21 - 01:56 PM]
Video: "The Trip" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Lars and Lisa's marriage has seen better days. But a weekend trip to the family cabin in the woods offers them both a chance to start fresh. As soon as the other one is dead.

[10/08/21 - 01:30 PM]
Video: Surprise! The Cast of Amazon Prime Video's New Series "I Know What You Did Last Summer" Received a Visit from the Original Cast During Their New York Comic Con Panel
The cast of the new series was shocked and honored by the surprise of Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, and Freddie Prinze Jr. dropping by to lend their support and share their excitement for the series, and officially pass the torch to the new cast.

[10/08/21 - 01:22 PM]
Video: "Crossing Swords" Season 2 Announcement - Hulu
"Crossing Swords" returns to Hulu for season two on December 10.

[10/08/21 - 01:17 PM]
discovery+ and ID Highlights - Weeks of October 25 and November 1
New additions include "Undercover Underage," "Love, Honor & Betray," and "The Co-Ed Killer: Mind of a Monster."

[10/08/21 - 12:11 PM]
Video: Amazon Original Series "The Wheel of Time" Releases Exclusive Clip During New York Comic Con Panel
The clip debuted during the show's New York Comic Con panel, where showrunner Rafe Judkins also announced new cast members for season two.

[10/08/21 - 12:08 PM]
Hello, Wisconsin! Netflix Announces "That '90s Show," Spinoff from "That '70s Show" Creators
Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp will reprise their roles as well as serve as executive producers.

[10/08/21 - 12:06 PM]
ABC Ties as Week's No. 1 Entertainment Network Among Adults 18-49
The season premiere of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" was the week's No. 1 scripted show among adults 18-49 (1.3/9).

[10/08/21 - 11:01 AM]
New Docuseries "Undercover Underage" Follows Roo Powell as She Identifies Some of the Internet's Most Dangerous Child Predators
The first two episodes will begin streaming on discovery+ on Tuesday, November 2.

[10/08/21 - 10:42 AM]
Season Premiere and 700th Episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" Builds by Double Digits Over Season Finale in Total Viewers
"Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" and "Supermarket Sweep" were also up from last week's season premieres.

[10/08/21 - 10:31 AM]
HBO Max Orders Unscripted Series "Atlas of the Heart" from Dr. Brene Brown
The series will utilize Brown's extensive research to explore the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human and provides a new framework for cultivating meaningful connection.

[10/08/21 - 10:15 AM]
Season Six of "The Expanse" Premieres December 10 on Amazon Prime Video
The first episode will premiere on December 10, with new episodes available each Friday following, culminating in an epic series finale episode on January 14, 2022.

[10/08/21 - 10:12 AM]
"Rachael Ray's Italian Dream Home" Set for Tuesday, October 19th Premiere on Facebook Watch
The series follows television personality, celebrity cook and designer Rachael Ray as she realizes her lifelong dream of owning and renovating a forever home in Tuscany, a place that holds special meaning for Rachael and her husband John.

[10/08/21 - 10:03 AM]
"Nash Bridges" 2-Hour Movie Premieres on USA Network Saturday, November 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
The film brings back original cast members Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as elite investigators for the San Francisco Police Department's Special Investigations Unit.

[10/08/21 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Max Orders Reality Dating Series "My Mom, Your Dad," Hosted by Yvonne Orji
The format was created by Haley Daniels and Greg Daniels for their first unscripted television series.

[10/08/21 - 09:22 AM]
FOX's "The Masked Singer" and "9-1-1" Win Week Two in L3 Ratings
Week two of "The Masked Singer" was Wednesday's #1 entertainment program in adults 18-49, outperforming its closest broadcast competitors by 8%.

[10/08/21 - 09:04 AM]
AMC's "The Walking Dead" Announces Return Date for Second Run of New Episodes on February 20
New episodes will continue to be available one week early on AMC+, beginning Sunday, February 13.

[10/08/21 - 09:00 AM]
Netflix Announces Cast for the New YA Comedy "Freeridge," A Spinoff of Hit Series "On My Block"
Bryana Salaz, Keyla Monterroso Mejia, Ciara Riley Wilson and Shiv Pai have joined the cast as series regulars.

[10/08/21 - 09:00 AM]
Paramount+ and MTV Entertainment Studios Announce "The Real World Homecoming: Los Angeles" Will Premiere Wednesday, Nov. 24
The multi-episode docuseries will reunite original Los Angeles cast members Beth Anthony, Beth Stolarczyk, David Edwards, Glen Naessens, Irene Berrera-Kearns, Jon Brennan and Tami Roman in the same iconic Venice beach house from 1993.

[10/08/21 - 08:29 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Reveals "The Legend of Vox Machina" Opening Title Sequence and Premiere Date
The adult animated fantasy-adventure series is slated to launch on February 4, 2022 in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

[10/08/21 - 07:37 AM]
"Monday Night Football's" Week 1 Audience Jumps to 17 Million Viewers Following Nielsen Reporting Correction
The increased audience measurement is the result of an underreported ABC audience, as ABC's audience now stands at 8,605,000 viewers, a 1,712,000 viewer increase from the original reported number.

[10/08/21 - 03:01 AM]
Video: "Yara" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A determined prosecutor becomes consumed with the case of a missing 13-year-old and goes to extreme lengths to get to the truth. Based on a real case.

[10/08/21 - 03:01 AM]
Video: "Tear Along the Dotted Line" - Official Teaser - Netflix
"Tear Along the Dotted Line," by Italy's best-selling graphic novel artist Zerocalcare, arrives November 17 only on Netflix.

[10/08/21 - 02:01 AM]
Disney+ Announces Cast and First Image for "Paralleles," A French Production Disney+ Original Series Set for 2022
The series tells the story of four friends - Bilal, Romane, Samuel and Victor - whose lives are turned upside down when a mysterious event scatters the group into different timelines.

[10/07/21 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 7
Updates include: Kathryn Hahn to return for "WandaVision" spin-off at Disney+; "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina's" Kiernan Shipka to drop by The CW's "Riverdale"; and Jeff Perry to star opposite Hilary Swank in ABC drama pilot.

[10/07/21 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Call My Agent: Bollywood" - Official Trailer - Aahana Kumra, Ayush Mehra, Rajat Kapoor, Soni Razdan
Watch Aahana Kumra, Ayush Mehra, Rajat Kapoor and Soni Razdan traverse the messy jungle that is Bollywood.

[10/07/21 - 04:35 PM]
Video: Adult Swim and Crunchyroll Reveal November 13 Premiere Date for "Blade Runner: Black Lotus" and First Look at "Shenmue the Animation"
Adult Swim will air the English language version on Toonami, the network's popular anime programming block and Crunchyroll will stream the series in Japanese with subtitles to its global audience of more than 120 million registered users and more than 5 million subscribers.

[10/07/21 - 02:27 PM]
The Electrifying 2021 "BET Hip Hop Awards" and Nostalgic "Rap City '21" Score Ratings Success with 1.4 Million Viewers Tuned in Last Tuesday Night and Generating Triple-Digit View Increases Across Digital Platforms
The annual celebration is the best performing "BET Hip Hop Awards" ever, with over 54M views to date across BET Digital platforms.

[10/07/21 - 02:25 PM]
Apple TV+ Renews Global Hit Drama Series "Foundation" for a Second Season
Today's renewal arrives ahead of the premiere of the fourth episode of the series, with the remaining six episodes of season one premiering weekly, every Friday on Apple TV+.

[10/07/21 - 12:51 PM]
NBC Sports and U.S. Figure Skating Announce 2021-22 Schedule
From October to April, NBC Sports and Peacock will provide more than 175 hours of coverage, in addition to NBCUniversal's coverage of the 2022 Winter Olympics in February.

[10/07/21 - 12:03 PM]
Video: AMC+ Releases Trailer and Key Art for "Ragdoll"
The six-part series will premiere exclusively on AMC+ on Thursday, November 11, with new episodes every Thursday.

[10/07/21 - 11:59 AM]
HBO Sports Orders "Game Theory with Bomani Jones"
Jones is currently a contributor on HBO's "Back on The Record with Bob Costas" and has appeared in the HBO Sports documentaries "The Battle for Tobacco Road: Duke vs. Carolina" and "Runnin' Rebels."

[10/07/21 - 11:26 AM]
FOX's "Our Kind of People" Becomes First Fall Broadcast Drama to Post Week-to-Week Growth in Six Years
The series grew 20% in week two among the Adults 18-49 L7 rating (vs. 0.5/4 L7 premiere).

[10/07/21 - 11:13 AM]
EPIX to Premiere Season Three of "Britannia" on January 16, 2022
The epic, action-packed drama, serving thrills and humor in equal measure, was created by the multi-award-winning writers Jez Butterworth, his brother Tom Butterworth and James Richardson.

[10/07/21 - 11:05 AM]
Special Episode of "Louisiana Law" Premieres on Animal Planet and Streams on discovery+ on Sunday, October 10
"In the Eye of Hurricane Ida" offers a stunning up-close look at the Wildlife Agents' missions during Hurricane Ida, from the hours leading up to landfall through the aftermath and recovery.

[10/07/21 - 11:03 AM]
FX Orders Limited Series Starring Academy Award and Emmy Nominated Steve Carell - "The Patient"
A psychological thriller from the minds of Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg; a psychotherapist finds himself held prisoner by a serial killer with an unusual request: curb his homicidal urges.

[10/07/21 - 11:00 AM]
"Selena + Chef" Returns October 28
Aarón Sánchez, Ayesha Curry, Esther Choi, Fabio Viviani, Gabe Kennedy, Jamie Oliver, Kwame Onwuachi, Padma Lakshmi, Richard Blais, and Sophia Roe are featured this season.

[10/07/21 - 10:31 AM]
A Real-Life Cursed City? Science Channel Follows a Team of Explorers in Search of a Mysterious Lost City
"Lost City of the Monkey God," premiering Sunday, October 31, will take viewers along on the journey to find a settlement whose existence explorers and scholars have long debated.

[10/07/21 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Found" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After DNA tests reveal them to be cousins, three girls adopted by different American families travel to China in hopes of meeting their birth parents.

[10/07/21 - 10:01 AM]
Max Original Documentary Series "What Happened, Brittany Murphy?" Debuts October 14
Produced by Blumhouse Television and Pyramid Productions, the documentary is an intimate, in-depth character portrait of actress Brittany Murphy, going beyond the headlines to explore the mysterious circumstances surrounding her tragic death at 32 years old.

[10/07/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Paramount+ Releases Official Trailer and Announces Nov. 18 Premiere Date for Second Season of "Texas 6"
All eight episodes of the second season will be available to binge on November 18, exclusively on the service.

[10/07/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO Celebrates the Fifth and Final Season of "Insecure" with Insecure Fest
Insecure Fest will give attendees the chance to view an exclusive screening of the season 5 premiere episode and experience a retrospective photo installation that pays homage to the series.

[10/07/21 - 09:02 AM]
Comedy Central Announces Voice Casts for Upcoming Animated Projects "Washingtonia" and "Fairview"
"Fairview," set to premiere in early 2022, taps Aparna Nancherla, Atsuko Okatsuka, Blair Socci, Carl Foreman Jr., Graham Techler, Jack Bensinger, James Austin Johnson, Jeremy Levick, Joey Romaine, Lisa Gilroy, Marina Cockenberg and Otter Lee to star.

[10/07/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Dune" - Final Trailer - HBO Max
The film will be available on October 22 in theaters and on HBO Max, streaming only on the Ad-Free plan in the US for 31 days from its theatrical release.

[10/07/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Lost in Space" Teaser Trailer - Final Season - Netflix
All episodes drop December 1, 2021, only on Netflix.

[10/07/21 - 09:00 AM]
"Ricky Velez: Here's Everything," The Comedian and Actor's First Hour-Long HBO Comedy Special, Debuts October 23
The special was executive produced by Judd Apatow and Pete Davidson, produced by RadicalMedia, and taped in August at Brooklyn Steel in New York City before a live, COVID-19 protocol-compliant audience.

[10/07/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Reveals First Look Teaser of Highly Anticipated Murder-Mystery Comedy Series "The Afterparty" Ahead of January 2022 Debut on Apple TV+
The ensemble cast includes Tiffany Haddish, Sam Richardson, Zoë Chao, Ben Schwartz, Ike Barinholtz, Ilana Glazer, Jamie Demetriou, and Dave Franco.

[10/07/21 - 09:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Debuts Official Key Art for "The Wheel of Time"
The first three episodes will premiere Friday, November 19, with new episodes available each Friday following, leading up to the season finale on December 24.

[10/07/21 - 08:19 AM]
Extreme Tabletop and Special Event Design Competition Series "Table Wars" Premieres on HGTV and discovery+ on Friday, November 12
During each episode, the competitors must design and install the ultimate themed dining environment that features stunning tablescapes, centerpieces, lighting and displays to wow the judges and avoid elimination.

[10/07/21 - 08:01 AM]
Join the Revolution! "Siwas Dance Pop Revolution" Premieres Thursday, November 4 on Peacock
Three of the eight episodes will drop on premiere day, with new episodes available each week thereafter.







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[10/19/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Details Its Top 10 Series & Films to Date in Hours Viewed
The streaming service will shift to reporting on hours viewed rather than the number of accounts that choose to watch them.

[10/19/21 - 03:00 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Grows Year-Over-Year Viewership for Fourth Consecutive Week; 12.6 Million Watch Buffalo-Tennessee Week 6 Thriller
"Monday Night Football" is continuing a banner year, up 17% and 15% season-to-date from the 2020 and 2019 seasons (seven games), respectively, averaging 13.8 million viewers this season (six games).

[10/19/21 - 02:27 PM]
Dark Secrets and Hidden Treasures Found in the Coldest Places on Earth: An All New Season of "Secrets in the Ice" Premieres October 26 on Discovery
In an all new season, experts, historians and scientists are exposing dark secrets, forgotten treasures and lost relics from the coldest and harshest places on Earth.

[10/19/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Kicks Off Midseason with Special Premieres of "Next Level Chef," "Call Me Kat" and "Pivoting," Following "NFL on FOX" Doubleheaders
Time period premieres for all three programs will be announced soon.

[10/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
The CW Network Adds Two New Series to Its Expanding Roster of Scripted Acquisitions
On tap are the one-hour Italian drama "Leonardo," starring Aidan Turner in the titular role, and the half-hour Australian comedy-drama, "Bump," starring Nathalie Morris.

[10/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Announces a New Daily Podcast Hosted on Megaphone, A Spotify Company
The showcast will be an audio lift of the linear show, featuring all the hilarious monologues, performances and revealing conversations with guests across entertainment, politics, news, music and comedy.

[10/19/21 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Wednesday Comedies Up Week to Week
"The Wonder Years" built over the prior week by 7% in Total Viewers (3.2 million vs. 3.0 million) and held even week to week among Adults 18-49 (0.6/4).

[10/19/21 - 11:17 AM]
A&E's Hit-Series "Storage Wars" Returns for an All-New Season on Tuesday, November 2 at 9pm ET/PT
Ahead of the season premiere, there will be two new specials welcoming Barry Weiss back to the team which will air back-to-back on October 26.

[10/19/21 - 11:16 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces Star-Studded Cast for Highly Anticipated Anthology Series "Extrapolations" from Prolific Writer, Director and Producer Scott Z. Burns
Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, Tahar Rahim, Matthew Rhys, Daveed Diggs, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer and Adarsh Gourav will lead the new series, which is now in production.

[10/19/21 - 11:13 AM]
Executive Produced by Kris Jenner, Four-Episode Series "Foodgod" Premieres Sunday, November 14th on discovery+
Foodgod is a lifelong foodie who has gained 11 million followers for his unique celebration of all things food on social media.

[10/19/21 - 11:02 AM]
FOX's "The Simpsons" Wins Week in L7 Ratings for First Time in Nearly Seven Years
The network also had the #1 drama ("9-1-1") and #1T unscripted series of the week ("The Masked Singer").

[10/19/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Johnny Test's Ultimate Meatloaf Quest Trailer" - Netflix Futures
Join Johnny and Dukey on an epic interactive quest to find the perfect meatloaf - and save themselves from eating Dad's gross "garbage loaf" for dinner.

[10/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
"Mr. A & Mr. M: The Story of A&M Records" - Two-Part Docuseries Premieres on EPIX December 5th, 2021 at 10PM ET/PT
This two-part documentary series takes an in-depth look at the company's distinct approach of focusing on their artists, discovering unique talent and evolving with the ever-changing music industry.

[10/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
New Unscripted Series "Tampa Baes" to Premiere Friday, November 5 on Prime Video
The eight-episode docuseries from 3 Ball Productions follows a young group of lesbian friends in Tampa Bay, an ever-growing gay hotspot on the Florida shoreline.

[10/19/21 - 10:59 AM]
Lifetime Announces Three New Movies with All-Star Casting Premiering for Winter 2022
"We are so excited for these upcoming movies - they are a rollercoaster ride full of suspense, secrets and scandals that our audience just cannot resist," said Amy Winter, EVP and Head of Programming, Lifetime and LMN.