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    [thursday, january 30, 2020]    
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[01/30/20 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 30
Updates include: The CW orders pilots for new incarnations of "Kung Fu," "The Republic of Sarah"; Sarah Shahi tapped to star in Netflix's "Sex/Life"; and FOX pilots domestic take on BBC's comedy "This Country."

[01/30/20 - 01:36 PM]
More Stars Added to 92nd Oscars(R) Presenter Lineup
The latest presenters include James Corden, Penélope Cruz, Beanie Feldstein, Zack Gottsagen, Diane Keaton, Shia LaBeouf, George MacKay, Steve Martin, Keanu Reeves, Maya Rudolph and Sigourney Weaver.

[01/30/20 - 01:30 PM]
Netflix Announces New Live Action Comedy Series "Country Comfort"
When her career and personal life get derailed, an aspiring young country singer named Bailey (Katharine McPhee) takes a job as a nanny for a rugged cowboy named Beau (Eddie Cibrian) and his five children.

[01/30/20 - 01:15 PM]
CBS and Sony Pictures Television Announce Agreement for Renewal of Daytime's #1 Drama "The Young and the Restless" Through 2024
"Having the #1 show for any length of time in any daypart is a tremendous accomplishment," said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. "But [the series] has been daytime's top drama for over three decades."

[01/30/20 - 01:02 PM]
MotorTrend Acquires Streaming Rights to "Blink of an Eye" Premiering Monday, February 3 on the MotorTrend App
The documentary chronicles the story of Michael Waltrip from the time he leaves the small town of Owensboro, Ky. looking to follow in the footsteps of his older brother Darrell as a professional race car driver.

[01/30/20 - 12:24 PM]
TV One Premieres Black History Month Campaign and Programming Slate to Celebrate Black Music Trendsetters and Civil Rights Heroes
The brand new season of "Unsung" will also air during Black History Month, premiering on Sunday, February 23 with the popular 90s R&B group Dru Hill.

[01/30/20 - 11:12 AM]
Superfans of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Get More Content on HGTV's Digital Platforms
Beginning February 1, HGTV's social platforms will launch a share-worthy "16 Day Countdown to Extreme," and, on February 16, two original digital series detailing the stories behind the families and the home overhauls will be available online.

[01/30/20 - 11:01 AM]
Amblin Television Acquires Rights to The Washington Post's "Afghanistan Papers" Report and Partners with Oscar-Winner Alex Gibney
The companies will work together to develop the project as both an explosive limited documentary series and limited scripted series.

[01/30/20 - 10:13 AM]
Nicki Minaj Joins Emmy(R) Award-Winning "RuPaul's Drag Race" for Monumental Season 12 Premiere Friday, February 28th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on VH1
In the epic premiere, the hip hop icon will make a surprise debut on the runway as 13 new drag queens enter the competition for a chance to win $100,000 and the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar."

[01/30/20 - 09:28 AM]
Starz Picks Up Comedy Pilot "Run the World" to Series from Showrunner and Executive Producer Yvette Lee Bowser
The previously announced cast include Amber Stevens West, Andrea Bordeaux, Bresha Webb, Corbin Reid and Stephen Bishop.

[01/30/20 - 09:01 AM]
A&E Network Greenlights Second Season of "Court Cam" Hosted and Executive Produced by Dan Abrams
The series provides unparalleled access to amazing courtroom moments from the most high-profile trials to minor court proceedings.

[01/30/20 - 08:17 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Both Viewers & Demos
The Eye's annual "Super Bowl Greatest Commercials" special leads the night in said categories.

[01/30/20 - 07:10 AM]
Video: "Empire" Returns for Its Final 10 Episodes on Tuesday, March 3 on FOX
Get your first look at the show's final installments.

[01/30/20 - 07:03 AM]
Award-Winning Reporter Laurie Segall Named Correspondent for "60 in 6," The New "60 Minutes" Program to Launch on Quibi
The award-winning journalist first gained notoriety by identifying and interviewing founders of disruptive tech companies and examining their impact on society.

[01/30/20 - 06:23 AM]
Video: "Ultras" - The Francesco Lettieri Film - Official Teaser - Netflix
The film will be released in selected cinemas on March 9, 10 and 11 and will be available on Netflix from March 20.

[01/30/20 - 06:23 AM]
Video: "On Point" Official Trailer
Meet top-ranked high-school basketball players Romeo Langford (now of the Boston Celtics), Scottie Lewis and Emmitt Williams as they compete in summer AAU season.

[01/30/20 - 03:05 AM]
Video: "Queen Sono" - Official Trailer - Netflix
After the assassination of her mother, Queen Sono grows up to become a kick- ass yet unconventional spy devoted to protecting the people of Africa.

[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.







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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.