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    [tuesday, october 19, 2021]    
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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.

[10/19/21 - 10:32 AM]
Oscar Nominee Uma Thurman to Star in Showtime Series "Super Pumped" as Arianna Huffington
"We've been eager to work with Uma Thurman for a long time, and we're thrilled to have found the perfect role for her in Arianna Huffington - a role to which Uma will lend her innate complexity, intelligence and magnetism," said Amy Israel.

[10/19/21 - 10:31 AM]
Oh Boy! Disney Junior Orders Second Season of Whimsical Animated Series "Mickey Mouse Funhouse"
Featuring Disney's #1 star, Mickey Mouse and his pals - Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto, and new character Funny, the series has garnered nearly 12 million video views on Disney Junior YouTube, with new episodes ranking #1 on the Disney Junior channel.

[10/19/21 - 10:30 AM]
Woody Harrelson, John Goodman, Tiffany Haddish, Pete Davidson, Adam Devine and Blake Anderson Light Up the Screen in "The Freak Brothers," Tubi's First-Ever Original Animated Series, Debuting Sunday, November 14
The eight-episode series chronicles the escapades of a trio of stoner anti-establishment characters and their cat who wake up from a 50-year nap after smoking a magical strain of weed in 1969, and must adjust to life with a new family in present-day San Francisco.

[10/19/21 - 10:13 AM]
"Jellystone!" Celebrates Halloween in Spooktacular New Special Premiering Oct. 21 on HBO Max
Yogi, Cindy, Boo-Boo and all your favorite Hanna-Barbera characters are celebrating the spookiest time of year with an-all new Halloween-themed episode.

[10/19/21 - 10:05 AM]
Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake Spread Musical Cheer in an All-New Animated Special DreamWorks Animation's "Trolls Holiday in Harmony" Debuting Nov. 26 on NBC
Also among the featured voices: Kenan Thompson, Rachel Bloom, Ron Funches, Kunal Nayyar, Anderson .Paak, Anthony Ramos, Ester Dean, Walt Dohrn, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and Karan Soni.

[10/19/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Blown Away: Christmas" - Official Trailer - Netflix
'Tis the season for five returning artists to fill the hot shop with festive designs. One will win cash for the stocking - a merry Christmas indeed!

[10/19/21 - 09:30 AM]
Comedy Central to Premiere New One-Hour Special with "The Daily Show's" Roy Wood Jr.
Filmed on October 16th at the Gothic Theater in Denver, Colorado, "Roy Wood Jr.: Imperfect Messenger" is Roy's third hour-long special for Comedy Central.

[10/19/21 - 09:01 AM]
New Episodes of Cable's #1 New Comedy "Wipeout" Return Tuesday, January 11, 2022 on TBS
Hosted by John Cena and Nicole Byer, with field host Camille Kostek, "Wipeout" is an adrenaline-fueled comedy competition series that pushes contestants' athleticism, endurance and determination as they race to win the grand cash prize.

[10/19/21 - 08:15 AM]
New Season of "Fixer to Fabulous" Starring Dave and Jenny Marrs Premieres on HGTV Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 9pm ET/PT
Stories of the husband-wife duo who renovate and design warm, welcoming spaces for families while raising their five young children and managing a family farm attracted more than 35 million viewers during season two and fueled viewer anticipation for the upcoming season premiere.

[10/19/21 - 08:15 AM]
"Snoopy in Space" Lifts Off for Season Two on Friday, November 12
After exploring the Moon and visiting the Space Station in season one, Snoopy and the Gang are ready for their next big adventure, an epic journey across the universe to discover if there really is life outside of Earth.

[10/19/21 - 07:54 AM]
Video: "Being the Ricardos" Official Teaser - Prime Video
Lucille Ball (Nicole Kidman) and Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem) are threatened by shocking personal accusations, a political smear and cultural taboos in Academy Award-winning writer and director Aaron Sorkin's behind-the-scenes drama.

[10/19/21 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Ozark" Season 4 - Date Announcement - Netflix
There's no turning back. "Ozark" Season 4 Part 1 premieres January 21, 2022.

[10/19/21 - 07:02 AM]
Video: "Christmas Flow" - Official Trailer - Netflix
An unlikely Christmas romance blossoms between a famous rapper and a tenacious journalist. But can they make it work despite their differences?

[10/19/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Dogs in Space" Trailer - Netflix Futures
Fetch - a new planet for us all! With Earth in danger, desperate scientists send genetically enhanced dogs into space to find a new world to call home.

[10/19/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Disney+ Original Movie "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Trailer Now Available
The first book in Jeff Kinney's worldwide bestselling series comes to Disney+ in the all-new animated adventure "Diary of a Wimpy Kid."

[10/19/21 - 07:00 AM]
Video: "The Great" Season 2 - Official Trailer
Catherine's giving birth to the future of Russia, and she's crowning!

[10/19/21 - 05:04 AM]
New Originals Top November 2021 Lineup with Stories About the Deadliest Standoffs in America, The Texting Suicide and Grim Sleeper Cases Along with a Reelz Premiere About the Life of a Wrestling Icon
Documentary "Rob Van Dam: Headstrong" follows the professional wrestling legend known as RVD on a standup comedy tour that is derailed when unexpected concussion symptoms cause a dramatic shift in his priorities.

[10/19/21 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Cowboy Bebop" - Official Teaser "Lost Session" - Netflix
Hang with Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir), and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) as they kick ass and chase bounties... you know, if they don't get themselves killed first.

[10/19/21 - 03:01 AM]
Video: "Gloria" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Spies, lies and secrets flourish in Glória do Ribatejo, 1968, as a privileged Radio Free Europe engineer plays all the angles of Cold War Portugal.

[10/18/21 - 11:38 PM]
Video: "Dhamaka" - Official Trailer - Kartik Aaryan - Ram Madhvani - Netflix India
When a cynical ex-TV news anchor gets an alarming call on his radio show, he sees a chance for a career comeback - but will it cost him his conscience?

[10/18/21 - 07:09 PM]
The CW Pulls "Killer Camp" from Sunday Lineup; "Masters of Illusion" Repeats to Fill Slot
The change takes effect this Sunday, October 24 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/18/21 - 03:05 PM]
Netflix Announces New Y/A Dramedy "XO, Kitty" - A Spinoff Series Inspired by the "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" Film Franchise Starring Anna Cathcart
The 10-episode series created by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian.

[10/18/21 - 10:31 AM]
Netflix Renews "Family Reunion" for a Third and Final Season
The McKellans are back for one last reunion on the streaming service.

[10/18/21 - 10:01 AM]
Brianna Bennett Named Senior Vice President, Network Drama for ABC Entertainment
Bennett arrives from ViacomCBS, where she served as vice president, Drama Development, since 2014.

[10/18/21 - 09:52 AM]
Ina Garten, The Iconic Barefoot Contessa, Expands Relationship with Discovery Inc. Across All Platforms with Multi-Year Deal
Her inaugural project under the deal is "Be My Guest" (WT), a new series in development for 2022 with a fresh take on Ina's signature style of welcoming viewers into her home.

[10/18/21 - 09:36 AM]
Lifetime Partners with the Art of Elysium And Artist Colette Miller for Seven City Global Angel Wings Project Art Installation in Celebration of "Highway to Heaven"
Starring Jill Scott and Barry Watson, "Highway to Heaven" debuts on November 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[10/18/21 - 09:31 AM]
Video: "The Lost Daughter" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A woman's quiet seaside vacation takes an unsettling turn when her fixation on a young mother staying at a nearby villa awakens memories from her past.

[10/18/21 - 09:30 AM]
"Vice" Returns to Air Sunday, November 14 on Showtime
The second half of the season covers a range of topics, from an investigation into the disturbing number of deaths in the Black community living in Louisiana's so called "Cancer Alley," to the new revolution in Cuba.

[10/18/21 - 09:30 AM]
discovery+ Takes Viewers Alongside the Biggest "Space Titans" of the New Private Space Race
"Space Titans: Musk, Bezos, Branson," an all-new special streaming Thursday, November 4 on discovery+, will follow the world's most successful entrepreneurs who are putting billions of dollars on the line to launch a revolution in space.

[10/18/21 - 09:28 AM]
Heather Anderson Moves to ESPN as Vice President, Programming and Acquisitions
Prior to joining ESPN, she served as vice president and assistant chief counsel at The Walt Disney Company.

[10/18/21 - 08:25 AM]
YouTube Originals Announces Premiere Dates and Offers First Look at Slate of Sustainability Series and Specials Starting October 23 with "Dear Earth"
The upcoming YouTube Originals programming slate aims to address sustainability challenges the world faces and offer solutions that can be adopted to inspire change.

[10/18/21 - 08:06 AM]
Special Guest Stars Announced for the "2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," Debuting November 20 on HBO
The Ceremony honors this year's Inductees: Tina Turner, Carole King, The Go-Go's, JAY-Z, Foo Fighters, and Todd Rundgren in the Performer category.

[10/18/21 - 08:05 AM]
Video: "Marvel's Hit-Monkey" - Official Trailer
This is a story of a monkey on a mission. "Marvel's Hit-Monkey" premieres November 17, only on Hulu.

[10/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
"Destination Fear" Returns with All-New Episodes - and Terrifying Sleepovers - Inside Haunted Abandoned Locations Including the Team's First-Ever International Investigation
New episodes return beginning Saturday, November 6 on Travel Channel and discovery+.

[10/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
Two-Time CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan to Host "The 55th Annual CMA Awards"
Bryan, a two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year, will make his CMA Awards hosting debut on this year's stage.







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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.