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    [tuesday, march 02, 2021]    
3:01 AM DISCOVERY+ fright club: misty business (#106)
  DISCOVERY+ nostradamus: end of days: nuclear apocalypse (#104)
  DISCOVERY+ race across the world: season 2 (#201-209)
[2nd season premiere]
  NETFLIX word party: season 5 (#501-510)
[5th season premiere]
4:00 PM GSN master minds: trivia, smarts & lip syncing (#258)
5:00 PM GSN chain reaction (reboot series): the foodies vs. the gourmet crew (#107)
  NICK tooned in: slime for all and all for slime! kya v matthew v nicholas (#114)
6:00 PM GSN people puzzler: victory dance (#132)
7:00 PM NBCSN nhl special: philadelphia at pittsburgh
7:30 PM TNT nba special: la clippers vs. boston celtics
8:00 PM VH1 basketball wives: episode 4 (#904)
  The CW flash, the: all's wells that ends wells (#701)
[7th season premiere]
  AXS TV impact wrestling: 030221 (#2109)
  NGC life below zero: next generation: living wild (#207)
  DISCOVERY moonshiners: another man's mash (#1015)
  CBS ncis: true believer (#410)
  TLC outdaughtered: quints' night out (#802-120)
  OWN queen sugar: late-april 2020 (#503)
  FOX resident, the: hero moments (RES-407)
  MTV teen mom og: hearts on fire (#906)
  ABC to tell the truth: nikki glaser, lil rel howery and bob saget (#606)
  NBC young rock: forward, together (#103)
8:30 PM NBC kenan: fourth hour (#103)
9:00 PM ABC black-ish: things done changed (#712)
  FOOD chopped: meat fight: bison! (#4809)
  HISTORY curse of oak island, the: leather bound (#816)
  CBS fbi: discord (#FBI307)
  HGTV home again with the fords: cousin invasion (#102)
  DISCOVERY moonshiners: master distiller: battle of the judges (#210)
  BET oval, the: wicked things (#203)
  OWN own special: own spotlight: (in)visible portraits
[two-hour special presentation]
  BRAVO real housewives of dallas, the: austin, we have a problem (#508)
  The CW superman & lois: heritage (#102)
[time slot premiere]
  BYUtv survivalists: i am a hunter not gatherer! (#111)
  NBC voice, the: the blind auditions, part 2 (#2002)
[new episode - special night & time]
9:01 PM FOX prodigal son: face value (PR-207)
[2nd season winter finale]
9:30 PM ABC mixed-ish: just the two of us (#206)
10:00 PM HISTORY assembly required: smokin' hot (#102)
  CBS fbi: most wanted: winner (#MW207)
  HGTV house hunters: beaches and barns in florida (#19812)
  AXS TV impact in 60: best of sami callihan (#139)
  NGC life below zero: northern territories: feast or famine (#107)
  TNT nba special: phoenix suns vs. los angeles lakers
  CNBC profit, the: bonus edition: kensington garden rooms
  ABC soul of a nation: reckonings (#101)
[series premiere]
  USA temptation island: you did me dirty (#603)
  TLC unpolished: castles and dragons (#208)
[2nd season finale]
  BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: catherine zeta-jones & diane von furstenberg (#18042)
10:01 PM NBC new amsterdam: the new normal (#301)
[3rd season premiere]
10:30 PM HGTV house hunters international: lake or no lake in geneva (#16203)
  TBS misery index, the: a monkey stole my baby (#306)
11:00 PM BET boiling point: bloody sunday (#103)
[new time slot]
  TBS conan: randall park (#1118)
  COMEDY daily show with trevor noah, the: tba
  FUSE true dating stories: laura & jordan (#104)
  VICE vice news tonight: tuesday, march 2, 2021 (#5032)
11:30 PM E! nightly pop: tba

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 119 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1898 series
· currently airing (spring 2021) 414 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 111 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 117 series
· new this summer (yet to premiere) 15 series
· returning this summer (yet to premiere) 19 series
· new this fall (yet to premiere) 1 series
· returning this fall (yet to premiere) 7 series
· new in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 205 series
· returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 373 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 272 series

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Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[03/02/21 - 12:34 PM]
discovery+ and Science Channel Explore All Things Weird and Unexplained in All-New Seasons of "Strange Evidence" and "What on Earth?"
In a year when things can't seem to get any more bizarre, both series will dissect the mysteries and creepiness of things that goes bump in the night.

[03/02/21 - 11:32 AM]
Season One of "Prodigal Son" Now Available for Streaming on HBO Max
The first season of the show is available to stream today, Tuesday, March 2, on HBO Max.

[03/02/21 - 11:05 AM]
Video: All-New Trailer for "Prodigal Son," Featuring Catherine Zeta-Zones and Alan Cumming
Following tonight's winter finale, look for new episodes beginning Tuesday, April 13.

[03/02/21 - 11:01 AM]
The CW Network Renews "Superman & Lois" for Season Two
The super-sized 90-minute series premiere lifted The CW to its best night of primetime in over two years.

[03/02/21 - 10:16 AM]
Peacock Orders Epic Science Series "The End Is Nye" with Emmy Award-Winning Host Bill Nye
The series sends Bill Nye into the most epic global disasters imaginable - both natural and unnatural - and then demystifies them using science to show how we can survive, mitigate, and even prevent them.

[03/02/21 - 10:02 AM]
FOX Bet Super 6 Teams with Television's #1 Entertainment Series, "The Masked Singer," for Season Five, Premiering Wednesday, March 10, on FOX
The FOX Bet Super 6 app will offer viewers an enhanced entertainment experience, by making predictions about what they think will happen in each episode throughout the season.

[03/02/21 - 10:01 AM]
Animation Expands to Mondays This Summer on FOX
Look for newcomer "Housebroken" and season two of "Duncanville" back-to-back beginning May 31.

[03/02/21 - 09:59 AM]
HBO Sports Presents an Imagine Documentaries and Fuqua Films Documentary Feature "The Day Sports Stood Still," Debuting March 24
Emmy(R)-winning director Antoine Fuqua will chronicle the abrupt stoppage, athletes' prominent role in the cultural reckoning on racial injustices that escalated during the pandemic and the complex return to competition in the summer and fall.

[03/02/21 - 09:30 AM]
"Zack Snyder's Justice League" Key Art Now Available
In addition, HBO Max announced a partnership with Footaction as well as The Heroes Among Us fan sweepstakes.

[03/02/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Bad Trip" Starring Eric Andre, Lil Rel Howery & Tiffany Haddish - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this hidden-camera prank comedy, two best friends bond on a wild road trip to New York as they pull real people into their raunchy, raucous antics.

[03/02/21 - 09:01 AM]
Kevin Bacon, Angela Bassett, Phoebe Dynevor, Morgan Freeman, Gal Gadot, Justin Hartley, Chris Hemsworth, Javicia Leslie, Chrissy Metz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Yara Shahidi, and More to Present at the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards
The winners will be revealed live on The CW this Sunday, March 7, with acclaimed film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs returning to host for his third consecutive time.

[03/02/21 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Presents the "73rd Emmy(R) Awards" to Be Broadcast Live, Sunday, Sept. 19 on CBS
Host(s), producers and venue will be announced at a later date.

[03/02/21 - 08:32 AM]
Global Fashion Competition Series "Making the Cut" to Premiere This Summer on Amazon Prime Video
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn will be joined by judges Winnie Harlow, world-famous supermodel, and fashion pop icon and Moschino Creative Director Jeremy Scott.

[03/02/21 - 08:01 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New Preschool Series "Baby Shark's Big Show!" Makes a Splash with Spring Premieres Beginning Friday, March 26, at 12:30 PM (ET/PT)
In "Baby Tooth/Slobber Slug," Baby Shark gets his first loose tooth and enlists William's help to lose it so he can trade it in for a sand dollar.

[03/02/21 - 07:04 AM]
Critically Acclaimed Israeli Drama Series "The Attache" Debuts on Acorn TV on Monday, March 22
All 10 episodes, in Hebrew and French with English subtitles, will be available to binge.