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[01/15/20 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 15
Updates include: Amazon parts ways with "Britannia," "The Dark Tower"; cast options expire on Netflix's "Mindhunter"; and Cinemax to stop airing original series after "Strike Back."

[01/15/20 - 05:00 PM]
BET+ Premieres New Original Drama "Dark Money"
The four-part original tells the fictional story of the Mensahs, an ordinary working-class family from North London whose youngest son, Isaac (Max Fincham), upon returning home from filming a major Hollywood movie, shatters the family's world when he reveals he was abused by a renowned filmmaker while abroad.

[01/15/20 - 03:11 PM]
WarnerMedia Expands Relationship with Acclaimed Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh Signing 3-Year Overall Deal for HBO Max and HBO
Soderbergh's first project with HBO Max is the previously announced feature Let Them All Talk.

[01/15/20 - 03:10 PM]
HBO Max Greenlights "The Uninhabitable Earth," Written and Directed by Oscar(R) and Emmy(R) Award Winner Adam McKay
The anthology series will be comprised of stand-alone fictional stories covering a wide range of genres and possible futures that could result from the rapid warming of our planet.

[01/15/20 - 03:01 PM]
HBO Max Orders Unscripted Series "The Event" from Wolfgang Puck and Renegade 83
Viewers will be given an unprecedented look behind the scenes of the extraordinary events created by Wolfgang Puck Catering and legendary restaurateur Wolfgang Puck.

[01/15/20 - 03:00 PM]
"Aquaman: King of Atlantis" to Reign Supreme with New HBO Max Three-Part Animated Mini-Series Executive Produced by James Wan
Based on the classic DC character created by Mort Weisinger and Paul Norris, each of the standalone episodes will have a unique storyline following the adventures of Aquaman as protector of the deep.

[01/15/20 - 02:59 PM]
Chinonye Chukwu to Direct First Two Episodes of HBO Max's Limited Series "Americanah"
Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's best-selling novel of the same name, "Americanah" is an epic story of a woman born in Nigeria who leaves for America and her extraordinary experiences with love, heartache, adversity and self-discovery.

[01/15/20 - 02:34 PM]
TNT's Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Series "Snowpiercer" Premieres on Sunday, May 31
Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, "Snowpiercer" centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe.

[01/15/20 - 02:04 PM]
All-New Season of "Expedition Unknown" Premieres February 5 on Discovery Channel
And beginning on February 12, viewers can also tune-in to the all-new series "Expedition X" starring Josh Gates, Phil Torres and Jessica Chobot.

[01/15/20 - 01:56 PM]
"The Road to F9: Fast & Furious Fan Fest" to Be Televised on NBC Friday, Jan. 31, at 9 P.M. ET/PT
The one-hour special will feature the world premiere of the film's much-awaited trailer.

[01/15/20 - 12:42 PM]
Amy Hoggart to Make Life a Little Easier One Week at a Time
"It's Personal with Amy Hoggart" will premiere Wednesday, February 26 on truTV.

[01/15/20 - 12:37 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Documentary Series "Outcry"
The five-part documentary series examines the gripping story of high school football star Greg Kelley, his controversial conviction and the quest for truth and justice as the case unfolds.

[01/15/20 - 12:33 PM]
TBS Gets Deep with "Lost Resort"
The 10-episode unscripted series follows a group of strangers who are immersed in a three-week-long Costa Rican retreat led by a colorful team of alternative healers.

[01/15/20 - 12:32 PM]
TBS Orders Two More Seasons of Top-Rated Animated Comedy "American Dad!"
The series from 20th Century Fox Television will celebrate its momentous 300th episode this year, joining the ranks of only a few adult animated comedies to reach this landmark.

[01/15/20 - 12:31 PM]
truTV Gets Crafty with Greenlight of "Tirdy Works"
The unscripted sitcom is set in a small rural town with four paved roads and a booming new business: arts and crafts created out of moose turds.

[01/15/20 - 12:30 PM]
"Hot Ones: The Game Show" Heats Up Winter on truTV
In each episode, host Sean Evans welcomes fans into the "Pepperdome" to compete against one another by answering trivia questions and eating increasing mouth-scorching hot wings for $25,000 and the chance to become Hot Ones legends.

[01/15/20 - 12:29 PM]
truTV Ignites Return of Hit Series "Tacoma FD"
The scripted series returns Thursday, March 26 with 13 all-new episodes, an increased order from season one's 10-episode run.

[01/15/20 - 12:00 PM]
HBO and Cinemax Programming Overview - WarnerMedia TCA Winter 2020
The company recaps its current and upcoming projects to date.

[01/15/20 - 12:00 PM]
Apple TV+ to Premiere Three New Originals at 2020 SXSW Film Festival
The lineup of Apple Originals selected for SXSW are "Beastie Boys Story," "Central Park" and "Home."

[01/15/20 - 11:30 AM]
Limited Series "The Undoing" Debuts This May; Starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant
The series is directed by Susanne Bier and created and written for television by David E. Kelley, who also serves as showrunner.

[01/15/20 - 11:20 AM]
Friendships Are Tested When Bravo's "Shahs of Sunset" Returns on Sunday, February 9 at 9PM ET/PT
Returning for season eight: Destiney Rose, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi, Mercedes "MJ" Javid, Mike Shouhed, Reza Farahan, and Nema Vand.

[01/15/20 - 11:00 AM]
Limited Series "I Know This Much Is True," Starring Mark Ruffalo; Debuts This April, Exclusively on HBO
From acclaimed writer and director Derek Cianfrance, the project follows identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in a family saga that follows their parallel lives in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness.

[01/15/20 - 10:30 AM]
"Insecure" Returns for a Fourth Season April 12
The new season follows our favorite characters as they evaluate their relationships, both new and old, in an effort to figure out who and what comes with them in this next phase of their lives.

[01/15/20 - 10:15 AM]
TLC Sets April Series Premiere for "Dragnificent!" as Drag Queens Extraordinaire Rescue People Desperate for Life-Changing Makeovers
The series will take viewers on a loud, outrageous and heartwarming ride as the queens help each person reveal the best version of themselves - inside and out.

[01/15/20 - 10:00 AM]
Limited Series "The Plot Against America" from David Simon Based on the Novel by Philip Roth, Debuts March 16, Exclusively on HBO
The project imagines an alternate American history during World War II, told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey.

[01/15/20 - 10:00 AM]
Apple Lands "Beastie Boys Story," Produced by Academy Award-Winning Director Spike Jonze
A special cut of the documentary feature will open exclusively in select IMAX Theatres for a limited engagement April 3, before premiering globally on Apple TV+ on April 24.

[01/15/20 - 09:59 AM]
Tim and Eric Reunite for an Abso-Lutely Hysterical New Sitcom "Beef House"
The multi-camera comedy is about five men - Tim, Eric, Ron Auster, Ben Hur, Tennessee Luke - and Eric's wife Megan, living under one roof.

[01/15/20 - 09:03 AM]
"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns for Its Seventh Season February 16, Exclusively on HBO
The series has received a staggering 16 Emmys(R) since its premiere in 2014.

[01/15/20 - 09:02 AM]
All-Star Autism Benefit "Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs," Hosted by Jon Stewart, to Be Presented Live and on HBO April 18
Since 2006, the benefit has raised more than $30 million and has been hosted by Jon Stewart.

[01/15/20 - 09:01 AM]
HBO Announces Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2020
Highlights include two new documentary series, "McMillion$" and "Atlanta Child Murders."

[01/15/20 - 09:00 AM]
"We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest" Debuts Tuesday, Febuary 18 on HBO
The film features the Oakland Unified School District's MLK Oratorical Festival in California - one of the many oratorical competitions that take place in communities across the country.

[01/15/20 - 08:59 AM]
Ronan Farrow and Loki Films Investigating Threats Against Journalists for New HBO Documentary
"Around the world, journalists are under fire," says Farrow. "They're being spied on using new surveillance technology, imprisoned, even murdered."

[01/15/20 - 08:58 AM]
Bounce to Present World Television Premiere of New Original Movie "The Nomads" on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 20 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
Tika Sumpter stars as English teacher Cassey "Mac" McNamara who relocates and takes on - with pepper spray in hand - a new role teaching American History at North Philadelphia's Whitman High School, after a billion-dollar budget deficit closes 20 schools.

[01/15/20 - 08:30 AM]
Start Up Wrestling Sensation All Elite Wrestling Extended in Multi-Year Pact
In addition, the parties have agreed to launch another night of AEW action, offering more of the fans' favorite wrestlers, with a second show straight-to-series.

[01/15/20 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's "Jeopardy!" Finale Tops Viewers, Demos
For the night, NBC is the top draw among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/15/20 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "BoJack Horseman" - Season 6 Final Trailer - Netflix
The final episodes of "BoJack Horseman" are only on Netflix January 31.

[01/15/20 - 08:01 AM]
CBS Announces the 20 Legendary Winners of "Survivor" Returning to Compete in the Ultimate Battle for a Chance to Earn the Title of Sole Survivor Again and $2 Million, on the 40th Season of "Survivor"
The 20th anniversary edition of the groundbreaking series, themed "Winners at War," unites the most memorable, heroic and celebrated champions from the past two decades in the biggest battle in the show's history.

[01/15/20 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Sergio" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Set in the chaotic aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq, the life of top UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello hangs in the balance during the most treacherous mission of his career.

[01/15/20 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Next in Fashion" Competition Series - Official Trailer - Netflix
Designers team up to create visionary looks that work for everyone in this new fashion competition series hosted by style icons Tan France and Alexa Chung.

[01/15/20 - 06:32 AM]
Camilla Cabello, H.E.R., Jonas Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Rosalia, Run-D.M.C., Tyler, The Creator, and Charlie Wilson Take the Stage on "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
They all join previously announced performers Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani.

[01/15/20 - 06:04 AM]
Netflix Orders "The House" from Directors Niki Lindroth von Bahr, Emma de Swaef, Marc James Roels, and Paloma Baeza
The animated project centers on a house and the surreal tales of three generations of families who made it their home.

[01/15/20 - 06:01 AM]
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees
The Ceremony will be broadcast live for the first time on HBO on May 2 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/15/20 - 05:35 AM]
Video: "Stargirl" - Official Trailer - Disney+
The film, due on March 13, is a tender and offbeat coming-of-age story based on the critically-acclaimed, New York Times' best-selling young adult novel.

[01/15/20 - 04:22 AM]
From Burak Aksak and Selcuk Aydemir, In Partnership with BKM, Netflix's New Original Series "50m2" Begins Principal Photography
The series tells the story of a mysterious hitman named Golge (Engin Ozturk) who tries to find himself on the run for his life.

[01/14/20 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 14
Updates include: The CW orders "Superman & Lois," "Walker" to series; Amazon passes on "People Just Do Nothing" import; and Corey Hawkins cast in HBO Max's "Americanah."

[01/14/20 - 01:52 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces New Overall Television Deal with Academy and Emmy Award-Winning Plan B Entertainment
Plan B is currently in production with Academy Award-winning director Barry Jenkins on the upcoming Amazon Original series "The Underground Railroad," and will also produce the new Amazon Original series "Outer Range," created by Brian Watkins.

[01/14/20 - 01:22 PM]
Amazon Original Series "Making the Cut" Hosted by Heidi Klum & Tim Gunn to Premiere March 27th on Amazon Prime Video
The 10-episode fashion competition series, which brings together a diverse group of 12 talented entrepreneurs and designers, will premiere two new episodes each week, culminating in an epic finale on April 24.

[01/14/20 - 01:15 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces Meagan Good, Grace Byers, Jerrie Johnson and Shoniqua Shandai to Star in "Untitled Tracy Oliver Project"
The single-camera comedy follows the lives of four black women - friends from their college days at NYU - as they navigate sex, relationships and chasing their dreams.

[01/14/20 - 01:11 PM]
Amazon Studios Announces Cast for New Series Based on "The Lord of the Rings"
Newly revealed cast members including Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, and Daniel Weyman.

[01/14/20 - 01:07 PM]
Amazon Prime Video Reveals Further Casting for Provocative New Series "The Power" Directed by Reed Morano
The latest additions include John Leguizamo, Toheeb Jimoh, Ria Zmitrowicz, Halle Bush, Heather Agyepong, Nico Hiraga and Daniela Vega.







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[06/28/22 - 12:01 PM]
World Premiere of ID's Exclusive "Menendez Brothers: Misjudged?" Documentary Offers a New Perspective & Fascinating Look at the Evidence in Shocking 1990 Case
The premiere will kick off ID's month-long nostalgic dive into some of the most shocking cases of the 1990s, with specials airing every Sunday in August at 9:00/8:00c.

[06/28/22 - 12:00 PM]
NBC's "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" Announces Star-Studded Lineup of Musical Artists and Special Guests
Chart-toppers 5 Seconds of Summer, Brett Eldredge, Carly Pearce, and Pitbull with Filmore will light up the stage in advance of Macy's iconic fireworks display on the canvas of New York City's summer skyline.

[06/28/22 - 11:07 AM]
HBO Max Brings "House of the Dragon" Immersive Fan Experience and New Global AR App to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2022
Open from Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, "House of the Dragon: The Dragon's Den" is an interactive experience, created by agency Giant Spoon, where Comic-Con attendees will be guided through a ceremonial dragon hatching experience.

[06/28/22 - 11:01 AM]
A+E Networks to Broadcast 21 Hours of Live Television Coverage from Barrett-Jackson's Las Vegas Auction, June 30 - July 2
As the exclusive broadcast partner for Barrett-Jackson, A+E Networks will air 21 hours of "Barrett-Jackson LIVE" across FYI and The History Channel.

[06/28/22 - 10:49 AM]
Showtime Documentary Films Announces New Docuseries "Confirmed" (w/t) Directed by Dawn Porter
The four-part series traces the modern history of the Supreme Court, and the people, decisions and confirmation battles that have shaped the United States.

[06/28/22 - 10:44 AM]
New Lifetime Original Unscripted Series "Phrogging: Hider in My House" Premieres Monday, July 18 at 10/9c
This stranger-than-fiction true crime thriller explores the phenomenon of phrogging - people secretly living inside someone else's home.

[06/28/22 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Ties as Week's No. 1 Entertainment Network in Adults 18-49
ABC jumped week to week by 16% in Total Viewers (2.9 million vs. 2.5 million) and by 33% with Adults 18-49 (0.4/4 vs. 0.3/3) to deliver its strongest performance so far this summer.

[06/28/22 - 10:02 AM]
NBC Orders Epic Prehistoric Series "Surviving Earth"
Adopting cutting-edge digital technology, each episode transports the viewer back to meet the bizarre and amazing creatures and breathtaking landscapes of a vibrant lost world.

[06/28/22 - 10:02 AM]
"No Demo Reno" Season Two Premieres with Solid Ratings for HGTV
Attracting more than 3.2 million total viewers, the season premiere delivered a .62 L3 rating among upscale P25-54 and a .88 among upscale W25-54.

[06/28/22 - 10:00 AM]
Season Three of "Harley Quinn" Debuts July 28
The third season of the critically-acclaimed Max Original adult-animated comedy series debuts with three episodes on HBO Max, followed by one episode weekly through September 15.

[06/28/22 - 09:30 AM]
Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell Come Aboard as Co-Hosts of "The Real Love Boat"
The husband-and-wife team will take the helm guiding viewers through the dating adventure series inspired by "The Love Boat," the hit scripted series in the '70s that used Princess Cruises ships as its setting.

[06/28/22 - 09:04 AM]
Peacock Announces New Original Series and Specials for the Globally Adored "Caillou," Alongside "L'il Stompers" to Its Expanding Original Kids Slate
In addition, DreamWorks Animation's "The Bad Guys" will stream exclusively on Peacock beginning July 1.

[06/28/22 - 08:43 AM]
HGTV Spotlights Stunning Interior and Exterior Renovations in Season Two of "Inside Out" Premiering Monday, Aug. 1, at 8 PM ET/PT
Southern California home renovators Carmine Sabatella and Mike Pyle work with clients who want a stunning home transformation inside and out - and they'll make sure they get both in a new eight-episode season.

[06/28/22 - 08:30 AM]
Season Two Production Begins on the #1 New Drama "NCIS: Hawai'i" with a Traditional Hawaiian Blessing in Oahu
The second season premieres Monday, Sept. 19 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and is available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[06/28/22 - 08:02 AM]
Video: "Thirteen Lives" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
In the true story, 12 boys and the coach of a Thai soccer team explore the Tham Luang cave when an unexpected rainstorm traps them in a chamber inside the mountain.