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[01/29/20 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 29
Updates include: NBC greenlights pilot for Dan Brown's Robert Langdon TV series; Sony Pictures Television pulls the plug on "The Mel Robbins Show"; and Rose Byrne attached to star in "Physical" for Apple TV+.

[01/29/20 - 03:01 PM]
NBC Renews Beloved Daytime Drama "Days of Our Lives" for 56th Season
"From our incredibly loyal fan base to our wonderful writers, cast and crew, the enthusiasm for 'Days' never wavers," said Bruce Evans, Executive Vice President, Current Programming, NBC Entertainment.

[01/29/20 - 02:31 PM]
BBC America to Air the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards in Primetime This Sunday, February 2 at 9:10pm/8:10c
In addition, the EE British Academy Film Awards red carpet will stream live that day starting at 12 pm ET on BBCAmerica.com.

[01/29/20 - 12:22 PM]
Netflix Sets Sail with "One Piece" Based on the Original Japanese Manga
The original manga, written by Eiichiro Oda, has captivated fans for many years and sold over 460 million copies.

[01/29/20 - 11:00 AM]
National Geographic Taps Grammy Award-Winning and Oscar- Nominated Musicians Raphael Saadiq to Serve as Executive Music Producer and Terence Blanchard as Composer on "Genius: Aretha"
Saadiq is responsible for producing, arranging and recording all of the original song elements within the series featuring live performances.

[01/29/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Invites You to the Ultimate Date Night on Monday, April 13
Both "The Baker and the Beauty" and "The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart" will now premiere on Monday, April 13.

[01/29/20 - 10:01 AM]
E! Recruits NFL Legend Terry Bradshaw and His Family as Network Greenlights New Series "The Bradshaw Bunch" (wt)
"I'm excited and a little nervous to let the world see the crazy life I share with Tammy and our girls," said Terry Bradshaw.

[01/29/20 - 09:00 AM]
AMC Releases Key Art Ahead of "The Walking Dead" Mid-Season Premiere, Sunday, February 23 at 9 pm ET
The images feature Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon, Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier, Danai Gurira as Michonne and Samantha Morton as Alpha.

[01/29/20 - 08:58 AM]
"Home Town" Jan. 20 Season Premiere Delivers Strong Performance for HGTV
HGTV further spins the numbers for Monday, January 20.

[01/29/20 - 08:15 AM]
Disney+ Announces Slate of New Nonfiction Projects at Realscreen Summit
Disney+ is developing the next generation of the critically-acclaimed series "The Quest," now featuring teen participants and adding more epic world building interactive elements.

[01/29/20 - 08:11 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Top Tight Demo Race
The network claims the adults 18-49 honors while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster.

[01/29/20 - 07:55 AM]
Usher to Host and Perform During the 2020 "iHeartRadio Music Awards," Airing Live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 29, on FOX
"I'm so excited to host the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards and help celebrate the music that I and millions of other music lovers listened to this past year," said Usher. "It'll be like hanging out with old friends."

[01/29/20 - 07:04 AM]
Video: "Narcos: Mexico" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
The series returns Thursday, February 13 on Netflix.

[01/28/20 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 28
Updates include: FOX issues pilot order to "The Big Leap"; Margarita Levieva to star in Netflix's "In from the Cold"; and Matthew McConaughey, Nic Pizzolatto re-team for FX's "Redeemer."

[01/28/20 - 01:58 PM]
Stars Take the Stage to Present at the 92nd Oscars(R)
The producers will continue to announce talent joining the show in the coming weeks.

[01/28/20 - 01:29 PM]
Lin-Manuel Miranda's "tick, tick...BOOM!" Adds Joshua Henry, Bradley Whitford and Judith Light
Set in 1990, the film tells the story of Jon, an aspiring theater composer who is waiting tables in New York City while writing Superbia - which he hopes will be the next great American musical and finally give him his big break.

[01/28/20 - 12:53 PM]
The Jaw-Dropping Midseason Finale of "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and New Episode of "Tyler Perry's Sistas" Delivered 3.5 Million Total Viewers P2+
BET further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 22.

[01/28/20 - 12:52 PM]
"Desus & Mero" Returns to Showtime for Season Two on Monday, February 3 with Special Guest David Letterman
Additional upcoming guests include Missy Elliott, Penn Badgley, Lakeith Stanfield, Seth Meyers and returning guest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

[01/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
Action Series "Strike Back" Returns for Its Seventh and Final Season February 14, Exclusively on Cinemax
The series follows the explosive escapades of Section 20, an elite, multinational, covert special ops team, as it spans the globe fighting a vast web of interconnected criminal and terrorist activity.

[01/28/20 - 10:04 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Unveils Big Game Spot for Upcoming Series "Hunters" Starring Al Pacino and Logan Lerman
"Hunters" will be available on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories on February 21.

[01/28/20 - 09:10 AM]
Bravo Debuts the New Series "Family Karma" on Sunday, March 8 at 9PM ET/PT
Bravo's newest docuseries gives viewers a never-before-seen look inside the intriguing lives of seven young Indian-American friends.

[01/28/20 - 09:10 AM]
Amazon Original Series "Agatha Christie's The Pale Horse" Premieres March 13 on Amazon Prime Video
The bewitching two-part mystery stars Emmy and BAFTA-nominated actor, Rufus Sewell.

[01/28/20 - 09:00 AM]
CBS Announces Spring Premiere Dates for Two Comedies
"Man with a Plan" and newcomer "Broke" will take over Thursday nights from "The Unicorn" and "Carol's Second Act" after their seasons conclude.

[01/28/20 - 08:41 AM]
Pulitzer-Prize Winner Wesley Lowery Named Correspondent for "60 in 6," The New "60 Minutes" Program to Launch on Quibi
An author and national correspondent for The Washington Post, Lowery has distinguished himself as one of the country's foremost journalists on race, law enforcement and justice.

[01/28/20 - 08:12 AM]
New Science Channel Series "Shipwreck Secrets" Locates SS Cotopaxi, Ship That Vanished in the Bermuda Triangle in 1925
The newcomer launches with a two-hour special on Sunday, February 9 at 8:00/7:00c.

[01/28/20 - 08:10 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet remains the network to beat among adults 18-49 on Monday.

[01/28/20 - 05:52 AM]
Video: Pringles(R) Successfully Traps Interdimensional Traveling Duo Rick and Morty in 2020 Big Game Ad
Rick, Morty and his sister Summer star in the dystopian Pringles Flavor Stacking spot, featuring the first-ever animated Pringles flavor stack.

[01/27/20 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 27
Updates include: CBS gives pilot order to Queen Latifah-led "The Equalizer" reboot; HBO Max passes on comedy pilot "Delilah"; and Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" revival rounds out cast.

[01/27/20 - 03:04 PM]
Video: "Followers" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Directed by Mika Ninagawa, this is the story of women living in the glamorous city of Tokyo as they struggle with love, careers, and friendship.

[01/27/20 - 01:45 PM]
"Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens" Delivers 3.8 Million Total Viewers, Including Simulcast, Replay & Streaming
Comedy Central further spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 22.

[01/27/20 - 01:31 PM]
Netflix Strikes Creative Partnership with Emmy-Award Winning Animation Studio Titmouse
Under the terms of the deal, Netflix will also have a first look at adult animated series developed and created at Titmouse.

[01/27/20 - 01:07 PM]
"The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Delivers Television's Largest Primetime Entertainment Audience This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, January 26.

[01/27/20 - 12:52 PM]
"Star Trek: Picard," "Grammys" Drive CBS All Access to New Record Highs
The former also marked the service's most-watched premiere ever.

[01/27/20 - 12:02 PM]
Video: Official Trailer for New Season of "Wife Swap" - Premieres February 13 on Paramount Network
"Wife Swap" takes two families from very different walks of life and switches spouses, regardless of sex, to discover there is often more that unites us than divides us.

[01/27/20 - 10:31 AM]
Netflix Announces New Improvised Comedy Series, "Cabin," Executive Produced and Starring Comedian Bert Kreischer
Additionally, Kreischer's second Netflix comedy special, "Bert Kreischer: Hey Big Boy," will premiere on March 17.

[01/27/20 - 08:20 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: Grammys Dominate Competition for CBS
The Eye cruises to victory in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/27/20 - 08:16 AM]
Video: "Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the year 2045, the world has entered a systematic "Sustainable War."

[01/26/20 - 04:16 PM]
ABC News and ESPN Present a Prime-Time Special on the Life and Legacy of Kobe Bryant
"Kobe Bryant: The Death of a Legend" airs tonight at 10:00/9:00c on both ABC and ESPN.

[01/26/20 - 01:45 PM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBA on ABC Holds Off NHL on NBC
The Alphabet wins the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is tops in total viewers.

[01/25/20 - 04:39 PM]
The First Day of TUDUM Festival Netflix Ended with a New Film Announcement Starring Larissa Manoela, and the Renewal of "Sintonia" for a Second Season
The shooting of the new episodes of "Sintonia," directed by Konrad Dantas, aka Kondzilla, creator of the world's largest music channel on YouTube, will start in the first half of this year.

[01/25/20 - 04:38 PM]
Netflix Acquires Global Rights to Horror Film "His House"
The film will premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in the Midnight section on January 27.

[01/25/20 - 08:16 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "WWE SmackDown" Remains on Top in Demos
FOX holds onto the adults 18-49 crown while an all-repeat CBS is still the most-watched network.

[01/24/20 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 24
Updates include: Marvel shutters two animated projects at Hulu; Jessalyn Gilsig cast in John Stamos-led "Big Shot" at Disney+; and Dexter Darden boards Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" revival series.

[01/24/20 - 02:38 PM]
ABC News' Prime-Time Special "Royal Divide: Harry, Meghan, and The Crown" Airs Wednesday, Jan. 29
Look for the one-hour special on said night at 10:00/9:00c.

[01/24/20 - 12:01 PM]
Mark Cuban, Dr. Phil, Ryan Seacrest, Piers Morgan and Lisa Vanderpump to Be Featured in "Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis"
As previously announced, the one-hour special bows Wednesday, January 29 on FOX.

[01/24/20 - 11:02 AM]
MTV Studios and Quibi Announce Chance the Rapper as the Host of "Punk'd"
"Punk'd" will be reimagined for a new generation and will be available only on Quibi's mobile video platform.

[01/24/20 - 08:40 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases Season Two Trailer and Key Art for Docu-Series "The Trade"
The four-part season follows Central Americans on an odyssey to the United States (including some heading back home after being deported), while also delving into the shadow industries that prey on them every step along the way.

[01/24/20 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC's Dramas Return on Top
"Station 19" is the night's most-watched program while "Grey's Anatomy" leads the evening among adults 18-49.

[01/24/20 - 06:57 AM]
Final Round of Performers Confirmed for "The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards(R)"
This year's presenters include Common, Ava DuVernay, Cynthia Erivo, Jim Gaffigan, Dua Lipa, Trevor Noah, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Porter, Bebe Rexha, Smokey Robinson, Shania Twain, Keith Urban and Stevie Wonder.

[01/24/20 - 05:02 AM]
TV One Puts a New Spin on Romance with the Original Film "Steppin' Back to Love" Premiering Saturday, February 8 at 8 P.M. ET/7C
The film follows a once-loving couple connected by dance, who after facing marital struggles, use their passion for Chicago-style step-dancing to reignite the spark in their marriage.







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[08/11/22 - 01:02 PM]
Apple TV+ Renews Hit, Acclaimed Dramedy "Physical" for Season Three
The half-hour dramedy stars and is executive produced by Rose Byrne and hails from creator, writer and executive producer Annie Weisman.

[08/11/22 - 12:01 PM]
ABC News Studios Announces 25th Anniversary Special "Cinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20" on Tuesday, Aug. 23, as Part of Disney's World Princess Week
The 25th anniversary celebration of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" will feature members of its all-star cast - Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox.

[08/11/22 - 11:57 AM]
TV One Announces Filming Has Wrapped for Original Film by Courtney Miller and Swirl Films
Denyce Lawton and B.J. Britt star in "13th Step," the working title of the film.

[08/11/22 - 11:47 AM]
Warner Bros. Television Group Signs Overall Deal with Emmy-Nominated "Abbott Elementary" Creator and Star Quinta Brunson
Brunson is currently nominated for three Emmy Awards - Outstanding Comedy Series, Lead Actress, and Writing - for her work on the first season of Abbott, which received a total of seven nominations.

[08/11/22 - 11:03 AM]
NBC's "Capital One College Bowl" Kicks Off Its Sophomore Season with Back-to-Back Episodes on Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
This season will touch down with bigger rivalries, impressive celebrity alumni shoutouts and new rounds of competition.

[08/11/22 - 11:02 AM]
Lauren Ambrose Joins Season Two of the Emmy Nominated Showtime Drama Series "Yellowjackets" as the Adult Version of Van
In addition, Liv Hewson who plays the teen version of Van, has been upped to series regular in season two.

[08/11/22 - 11:00 AM]
HBO Original Documentary "Escape from Kabul," A Harrowing and Immersive Account of the 2021 U.S. Airlift Out of Afghanistan, Debuts September 21
The film unfolds over 18 monumental days in August 2021, from the U.S. withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan through the subsequent evacuation of tens of thousands of Afghan citizens from Kabul airport after the Taliban seized the city.

[08/11/22 - 10:42 AM]
Wanda Sykes to Host "Ring Nation" Viral Video Series from MGM Television, Ring & Big Fish Entertainment
"Ring Nation" is a half-hour, studio-based series that gives audiences a daily dose of life's unpredictable, heartwarming and hilarious viral videos shared by people from their video doorbells, smart home cameras and more.

[08/11/22 - 09:40 AM]
Marking the Start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Skyler Samuels, Evan Hall and Thora Birch Headline "The Gabby Petito Story," Premiering October 1
The documentary special, "Beyond the Headlines: Gabby Petito," will air following the movie for a more in-depth look at the true story.

[08/11/22 - 09:39 AM]
Lifetime Announces Two Movies for the 2022 "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" Holiday Slate
"Santa Bootcamp" and "Reindeer Games Homecoming" are due during the network's annual programming stunt.

[08/11/22 - 09:38 AM]
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Executive Produce Two New "Ripped from the Headlines" Films Through Milojo Productions Banner
"Let's Get Physical" and "The Disappearance of Cari Farver" will debut this October on Lifetime.

[08/11/22 - 09:13 AM]
Apple Studios Lands "Sinking Spring," New Series from Peter Craig, Oscar Nominated and Emmy Award-Winning Director Ridley Scott and Starring Emmy and Tony Award-Nominee Brian Tyree Henry
The project follows long-time Philly friends and delinquents who pose as DEA agents to rob an unknown house in the countryside, only to have their small-time grift become a life-and-death enterprise, as they unwittingly reveal and unravel the biggest hidden narcotics corridor on the Eastern seaboard.

[08/11/22 - 09:03 AM]
Disney+ Original Movie "Rise" to Stream on Hulu and ESPN+ Beginning August 18
The film is based on the triumphant real-life story about the remarkable family that gave the world the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league - Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and former Los Angeles Laker Kostas Antetokounmpo, and their younger brother Alex.

[08/11/22 - 08:45 AM]
"90 Day: The Single Life" Returns for Its Third Season, Premiering Monday, September 12th on TLC and discovery+
On the brand new season, viewers will follow six determined singles who are diving back into the world of romance after their failed international relationships.

[08/11/22 - 08:30 AM]
2022 "VMAs" Announce Kane Brown as Toyota Stage Headliner with First-of-Its-Kind Mixed Reality Activation from The Famous Group
Brown continues to make "VMAs" history as the first male country artist to perform on the iconic show.