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    [tuesday, april 13, 2021]    
3:01 AM DISCOVERY+ discovery+ special: gamestop: wall street hijack
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX mighty express: season 3 (#301-308)
[3rd season premiere]
  NETFLIX my love: six stories of true love: limited series (#101-106)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX navillera: episode 8 (#108)
  DISCOVERY+ pig royalty: trouble with the tyks (#105)
  PARAMOUNT+ tooning out the news: tuesday 4/13/21 the establishment (jonathan allen and amie parnes) (#222)
5:30 AM OVATION on set!: episode 112 (0112AA)
9:30 AM GSN get a clue: all i do is win (#262)
12:00 PM YOUTUBE retro tech: tba (#201)
[2nd season premiere]
5:00 PM GSN chain reaction (reboot series): yaffe family vs. the paddle board trio (#137)
6:00 PM GSN people puzzler: go big or go home (#162)
7:00 PM NBCSN nhl special: philadelphia at pittsburgh
7:30 PM CARTOON apple & onion: panamanian night monkey
  TNT nba special: la clippers vs. indiana pacers
7:45 PM CARTOON apple & onion: za
8:00 PM BYUtv all-round champion: inline racing (#303)
  DISCOVERY deadliest catch: time bandit returns
  PBS finding your roots: the new world (#707)
  The CW flash, the: growing pains (#707)
  NGC life below zero: next generation: hungry winter (#212)
  OXYGEN mark of a killer: the i-95 killer (#302)
  VH1 nick cannon presents: wild 'n out: juvenile; cuban doll
  TLC outdaughtered: a broken heart for the holidays (#808)
  ABC pooch perfect: live loud and groom proud (#103)
  OWN queen sugar: in summer time to simply be (#509)
  FOX resident, the: doors opening, doors closing (RES-409)
[4th season spring premiere]
  MTV teen mom og: light the way (#912)
  USA wwe nxt: 041321 (#452)
[new time slot]
  NBC young rock: my baby only drinks the good stuff
8:30 PM NBC kenan: wednesday's gal (#108)
  VH1 nick cannon presents: wild 'n out: headkrack; da brat; ambjaay
9:00 PM MTV 16 & pregnant: taylor (#611)
[6th season finale]
  ABC big sky: catastrophic thinking/all kinds of snakes (#110/111)
[two-hour 1st season spring premiere - special time]
  TLC blended bunch, the: princess spencer (#105)
  FOOD chopped: martha rules: pantry surprise! (#4909)
  HISTORY curse of oak island, the: be there or t-square (#822)
  OWN delilah: bachata! (#106)
  HBO hbo special: our towns
[special presentation]
  NGC life below zero: port protection: the land giveth (#414)
  BET oval, the: political junkie (#209)
  BRAVO real housewives of dallas, the: a doggone mess (#514)
  The CW supergirl: phantom menaces (#603)
  NBC this is us: brotherly love (#513)
  HGTV unsellable houses: small house save
9:01 PM FOX prodigal son: ouroboros (PR-208)
[2nd season spring premiere]
10:00 PM HISTORY assembly required: washed up (#108)
  PBS frontline: american insurrection (#4002)
  MOTORTREND graveyard carz: b5 jambin' with will (#1305)
  HGTV house hunters: making space in maryland
  FX mayans m.c.: you can't pray a lie (#306)
  TNT nba special: boston celtics vs. portland trail blazers
  BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: tiffany moon & isaac mizrahi (#18067)
10:01 PM NBC new amsterdam: the legend of howie cournemeyer (#307)
10:05 PM USA temptation island: no regrets (#609)
10:30 PM TBS chad: sword (#102)
  HGTV house hunters international: something's funny in edinburgh
11:00 PM TBS conan: jeffrey dean morgan (#1133)
  COMEDY daily show with trevor noah, the: tba
  DISCOVERY moonshiners: code and conflict
  VICE vice news tonight: tuesday, april 13, 2021 (#5056)
11:30 PM E! nightly pop: tba

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 152 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1846 series
· currently airing (spring 2021) 434 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 98 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 93 series
· new this summer (yet to premiere) 28 series
· returning this summer (yet to premiere) 52 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 4 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 14 series
· new in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 276 series
· returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 363 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 402 series

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Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Leads Tight Race in Viewers, Demos
Overrun of the 2021 Masters Tournament in primetime helps lift the Eye to top honors in both categories.

[04/13/21 - 08:16 AM]
Video: "Army of the Dead" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries takes the ultimate gamble by venturing into the quarantine zone for the greatest heist ever.

[04/13/21 - 07:31 AM]
MTV Renews Hit Franchise "Double Shot at Love"
Following two wildly successful seasons that helped find love for DJ Pauly D, the beloved "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" bromance returns to find the perfect match for the ultimate bachelor, Vinny Guadagnino.

[04/13/21 - 06:31 AM]
President Joe Biden and Former President Barack Obama Join NBC and ATTN:'s "Roll Up Your Sleeves" Vaccination Special
As previously announced, former First Lady Michelle Obama will be featured in the special alongside friends Faith Hill, Jennifer Lopez, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

[04/13/21 - 06:00 AM]
Global Citizen Announces "VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World" Hosted by Selena Gomez
Airing and live streaming on Saturday, May 8 on ABC, ABC News Live, CBS, YouTube, iHeartMedia broadcast radio stations and the iHeartRadio App, "VAX LIVE" will start at 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT.

[04/13/21 - 05:50 AM]
Netflix Renews "Bridgerton" for Seasons 3 and 4
The show's social media accounts confirmed the news this morning.

[04/12/21 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 12
Updates include: NBC greenlights a pair of drama pilots; Michael Cera boards Hulu's Amy Schumer-led comedy series; and WarnerMedia sells "Young Sheldon" into syndication.

[04/12/21 - 06:01 PM]
Video: "Godzilla Singular Point" - Official Trailer - Netflix Anime
Brought together by a mysterious song, a grad student and an engineer lead the fight against an unimaginable force that may spell doom for the world.

[04/12/21 - 01:33 PM]
Showtime(R) Launches New Anthology Series "Cinema Toast" Created by Jeff Baena And Produced by the Duplass Brothers
The episodes are voiced by actors including Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Fred Armisen, John Early, Christina Ricci, Megan Mullally, Chloe Fineman and Chris Meloni.

[04/12/21 - 12:18 PM]
EPIX(R) Greenlights Sci-Fi Horror Series "From"
The 10-episode, one-hour series will commence production this May in Halifax, NS, with an eye towards a 2022 premiere on EPIX.

[04/12/21 - 11:33 AM]
Sharlto Copley Joins Previously Announced New Addition Annie Murphy in Season 2 of "Russian Doll"
Netflix confirmed the news on social media today.

[04/12/21 - 11:16 AM]
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers The Pulse - Into The MAGAverse" Debuts Monday, April 19th at 11:00pm ET/PT on Comedy Central
Klepper revisits his surreal year on the 2020 campaign trail, remembering the best moments, sharing never-before-seen footage and conducting all-new interviews with the people he met along the way.

[04/12/21 - 11:07 AM]
The Battle of Brains Begins When NBC's "Capital One College Bowl" Premieres Tuesday, June 22 at 10 P.M. ET/PT
Hosted by Peyton Manning, with his brother Cooper Manning serving as sidekick, the series challenges college students out of the classroom and puts their knowledge to the test as they compete for academic scholarships.

[04/12/21 - 11:01 AM]
93rd Oscars(R) All-Star Cast Revealed
Starring, in alphabetical order, are Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Bong Joon Ho, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger and Zendaya.

[04/12/21 - 10:04 AM]
NBCUniversal Renews "Access Hollywood" and "Access Daily" Through 2025
The studio has sold the iconic entertainment news tentpole to the NBC Owned Television Stations group, along with leading station groups across the country, for three additional seasons.

[04/12/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Pet Stars" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Follow talent management agency Pets on Q as they work with the biggest animal influencers on social media in this reality series.