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[03/16/21 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 16
Updates include: Adrien Brody to play Pat Riley in HBO's 1980s Los Angeles Lakers drama; Sinqua Walls cast in NBC's "At That Age"; and Tom Hiddleston to star in Apple's "The Essex Serpent."

[03/16/21 - 02:37 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama Series "Shaka: King of the Zulu Nation" Executive Produced and Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Rooted in actual events, the series tells the story of the Zulu Empire chief Shaka and his unlikely rise to power, uniting multiple tribes across vast stretches of Africa in the early 19th century to transform his power into legend, on par with history's most seminal figures.

[03/16/21 - 01:14 PM]
"Malika the Lion Queen," A New Two-Hour Wildlife Special, Narrated by Golden Globe Winner, Academy Award Nominee, Star and Executive Producer of FOX's "9-1-1," Angela Bassett to Air Sunday, April 4, on FOX
Beginning April 18, the special will be available on FOX's free streaming platform, Tubi.

[03/16/21 - 12:31 PM]
New Netflix Comedy "The Upshaws" Starring Wanda Sykes and Mike Epps Premieres May 12
The streaming service releases first look images from the upcoming series.

[03/16/21 - 11:35 AM]
Video: Starz Unveils Trailer, Key Art and Premiere Date for Original Docuseries "Confronting a Serial Killer" from Oscar(R)-Nominated and Emmy(R)-Winning Filmmaker Joe Berlinger
The five-episode series is set to premiere on Sunday, April 18 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/16/21 - 11:02 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Returns March 27 with Three Back-to-Back Shows
Maya Rudolph, Daniel Kaluuya and Carey Mulligan are set to host in the coming weeks.

[03/16/21 - 11:01 AM]
Peacock Gives Series Order to Rian Johnson's "Poker Face" Starring Natasha Lyonne
Johnson will serve as creator, writer and director of the original series.

[03/16/21 - 10:59 AM]
HBO's "The Last Cruise" Debuts March 30
The film is a first-person account of the nightmare that transpired aboard the ill-fated Diamond Princess cruise ship, which set sail from Yokohama, Japan on January 20, 2020 in the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

[03/16/21 - 10:04 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Wraps Season on Top in Demos
ABC leads the night among adults 18-49 while NBC is the most-watched broadcaster.

[03/16/21 - 10:02 AM]
"The Challenge: All Stars" to Debut Thursday, April 1, Exclusively on Paramount+
The nine-episode season will drop weekly, exclusively on Paramount+.

[03/16/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Official Trailer and Key Art for Season 4 of the Max Original, "The Great Pottery Throw Down," Premiering April 1
From the precariousness of firing, to the wonderous alchemy of glazes, each week the potters take on different pottery challenges; they make a cheese set, garden water feature, a sink, naked Raku vases, as well as mini at-the-wheel challenges against the clock.

[03/16/21 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Orders Streetwear Competition Series "The Hype" from Scout Productions
The eight-episode series features 10 streetwear professionals who will compete in challenges to prove they can talk the talk and deliver the product.

[03/16/21 - 09:16 AM]
Video: Peacock Sets Premiere Date for "Rutherford Falls" and Releases Official Trailer and Show Art
The comedy is about two lifelong best friends, Nathan Rutherford (Ed Helms) and Reagan Wells (Jana Schmieding), who find themselves at a crossroads - quite literally - when their sleepy town gets an unexpected wakeup call.

[03/16/21 - 09:16 AM]
"Birdgirl" Takes Flight April 4 on Adult Swim
A character spin-off from "Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law," the new show centers around Birdgirl and her misfit crime-fighting clan.

[03/16/21 - 09:03 AM]
Video: New Trailer - Hulu Original Docuseries "Sasquatch"
The three-part Hulu Original documentary series premieres on Tuesday, April 20, only on Hulu.

[03/16/21 - 09:00 AM]
TBS Orders New Dating Competition Series "The Big D" Hosted by JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers from "The Bachelorette"
The social experiment takes on the relationship space with a twist, following recent divorcees as they search for romance in paradise with one catch - their exes will be along for the journey.

[03/16/21 - 08:49 AM]
EPIX and Blumhouse Unveil Original Films Slate
The first film, "A House on the Bayou," from writer/director Alex McAulay, will commence production in late spring, with an eye towards a premiere on EPIX in December 2021.

[03/16/21 - 08:33 AM]
HGTV Greenlights Pilot "Renovation Impossible" (wt) Led by Discovery's "Garage Rehab" Star Russell J. Holmes
The pilot follows Russell and designer Paige Poupart as they help homeowners get their stalled reno plans on track with ingenious, dollar-stretching solutions.

[03/16/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Worn Stories" - Based on the Best Seller - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this funny, heartfelt and moving docuseries, real people unpack the fascinating and quirky stories around their most meaningful pieces of clothing.

[03/16/21 - 08:26 AM]
TV One's Critically-Acclaimed Docu-Series' "Unsung" and "Uncensored" Return with Morris Day and Teddy Riley This Sunday, March 21 at 9 P.M. ET/8C
This season, fans are treated to a sneak-peek look at episodes with the new digital series, "Unwind with Syleena Johnson."

[03/16/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Concrete Cowboy" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Inspired by the novel "Ghetto Cowboy" by G. Neri, the film is directed by Ricky Staub and co-stars Jharrel Jerome, Byron Bowers, Lorraine Toussaint and Clifford "Method Man" Smith.

[03/16/21 - 08:01 AM]
"The Mighty Ducks" Trilogy Is Now Streaming on Hulu and ESPN+ Ahead if Series Premiere of "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers" on Disney+ on March 26
This marks the first time movies have been programmed across The Disney Bundle to support an original series premiere on one of the three streaming services.

[03/16/21 - 07:19 AM]
Kevin Hart & The Plastic Cup Boyz Set to Star in "Kevin Hart's Muscle Car Crew," The New Original Automotive Series Coming to MotorTrend's Streaming Service
Production is currently underway with the series, produced by Propagate Content's Big Breakfast and HartBeat Productions, scheduled to premiere in the third quarter of 2021.

[03/16/21 - 07:03 AM]
Production Begins in Vancouver on Disney's Live-Action "Peter Pan & Wendy"
Jude Law, Yara Shahidi, Ever Anderson, Alexander Molony and Jim Gaffigan star in the film, which will premiere on Disney+ in 2022.

[03/16/21 - 06:00 AM]
Pop Culture-Driving, Award-Winning, Pulse-Racing and Critically Acclaimed Drama "Killing Eve" to Conclude with Upcoming Fourth Season
The company is working with partner Sid Gentle Films Ltd. to develop a number of potential spinoff ideas to extend the show's iconic universe.

[03/16/21 - 05:00 AM]
Starzplay, Pantaya and The Mediapro Studio Announce "Express" Series Cast and Production Start in Madrid with First Look Image
"Express" tells the story of a criminal psychologist, Bárbara (Maggie Civantos), and her family after she becomes the victim of one of the newest, virally spreading forms of violent crime... express kidnappings.

[03/16/21 - 03:04 AM]
Oscar-Nominated Short-Film "The Present" Will Be Streaming on Netflix on March 18th
The short movie centers around a Palestinian man and his young daughter who set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift, showcasing the struggles they go through between soldiers, segregated roads, and checkpoints.

[03/15/21 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 15
Updates include: NBC cancels "World of Dance" after four seasons; Kingsley Ben-Adir cast in "Secret Invasion" at Marvel Studios; and Elisha "EJ" Williams to lead "The Wonder Years" reboot at ABC.

[03/15/21 - 11:01 PM]
Video: "New Gods: Nezha Reborn" - Official Trailer - Netflix
While living as an ordinary deliveryman and motor racing fan, Nezha encounters old nemeses and must rediscover his powers to protect his loved ones.

[03/15/21 - 10:31 PM]
Video: "Pagglait" - Official Trailer - Sanya Malhotra, Sayani Gupta & Ashutosh Rana
Widowed soon after marriage, a young woman grapples with an inability to grieve, quirky relatives and a startling discovery about her late husband.

[03/15/21 - 08:03 PM]
ABC Orders Two Seasons of "The Bachelorette" to Air in 2021
The official announcement was made by "The Bachelor: After the Final Rose" host Emmanuel Acho during ABC's emotional special following the finale of Matt James' season.

[03/15/21 - 02:17 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders Elevated Genre Series Pilot "Let the Right One In" Starring Oscar(R) Nominee Demián Bichir
Inspired by the original hit Swedish novel and film, the series centers on a father and his 12-year-old daughter whose lives were changed forever 10 years earlier when she was turned into a vampire.

[03/15/21 - 01:37 PM]
TLC's "1,000-lb Sisters" Tips The Scales with a Series Ratings High
The cable channel has renewed the series for a third season.

[03/15/21 - 12:37 PM]
"The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards(R)" Delivers Largest Audience for an Awards Show This Season
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, March 14.

[03/15/21 - 11:10 AM]
FOX Entertainment's Bento Box Entertainment and Princess Pictures to Form Australia-Based Animation Studio
Princess Bento Studio will produce content for platforms in the United States, Australia, Australian co-production treaty countries and across the globe.

[03/15/21 - 10:06 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Grammy Awards" Puts CBS on Top
The Eye takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/15/21 - 09:28 AM]
Designer Tiffany Brooks Maximizes Style Options for the Budget Savvy in New Series "$50K Three Ways"
Available to stream on discovery+ beginning Monday, April 26 and also premiering on HGTV at 8:00/7:00c that same day, the new series is a chance for home design fans to see more of Tiffany's inspired, soul-filled designs.

[03/15/21 - 09:01 AM]
What Martha Stewart Says Goes on "Chopped: Martha Rules"
The five-episode stunt premieres Tuesday, April 13 at 9:00/8:00c on Food Network.

[03/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
TNT Sets Exhilarating Two-Hour Season Finale of "Snowpiercer" for March 29
The series is pre-empted on Monday, March 22 for the NCAA Tournament.

[03/15/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "The Irregulars" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A crew of misfits investigates a series of supernatural crimes in Victorian London for Dr. Watson and his shadowy associate, Sherlock Holmes.

[03/15/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: Marvel Studios' "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier" - Final Trailer - Disney+
The series premieres this Friday, March 19 on Disney+.

[03/14/21 - 07:40 PM]
Video: "Behind the Music" - Teaser - Paramount+
The groundbreaking and prolific music documentary series returns with several new episodes and the best of the vault remastered and updated for today's audiences with artist interviews, a creative refresh and reimagined visual style.

[03/14/21 - 03:03 PM]
"Bloodlands" to Return for a Second Series on the BBC After Biggest BBC Drama Launch in Northern Ireland on Record
The cat-and-mouse thriller is rooted in Northern Ireland, and filming will take place once again in Belfast and the surrounding areas, including Strangford Lough.

[03/14/21 - 12:35 PM]
Video: "Zack Snyder's Justice League" Releases New Trailer
The expanded feature drops this Thursday, March 18 on HBO Max.

[03/14/21 - 10:15 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Viewers, Demos
The network's mainstay "Dateline" leads the night in both categories.

[03/14/21 - 09:31 AM]
Starz Greenlights Season Seven of Hit Series "Outlander"
Season seven of the hit series will be based on the seventh of the eight books in the Outlander series, entitled An Echo in the Bone.

[03/13/21 - 06:07 PM]
Highlights and Winners from Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2021
Nickelodeon's Orange Blimp took fans on a virtual ride around the world and beyond at this year's Kids' Choice Awards 2021, on Saturday.

[03/13/21 - 10:31 AM]
Video: "Ferry" - Official Teaser - Netflix
The largest xtc producer in the Netherlands and Belgium meets the love of his life in his early days.

[03/13/21 - 10:04 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, "WWE SmackDown" Claim Demo Honors
The network holds off tight competition among adults 18-49 last night.

[03/12/21 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 12
Updates include: Chris Harrison won't return to "The Bachelorette"; Lucy Hale to star in AMC's "Ragdoll"; and Leslie Bibb, Kevin Dunn board "God's Favorite Idiot" at Netflix.







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[05/20/22 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 20
Updates include: Sarah Wayne Callies among latest cast in ABC's "The Company You Keep"; Lupita Nyong'o departs Apple's "Lady in the Lake"; and Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant, Kyle Mooney and Pete Davidson expected to exit "SNL."

[05/20/22 - 05:51 PM]
Disney+ Odds & Ends from National Streaming Day
"Alias," "Eight Simple Rules" and "The Finder" now available; "Glee" coming to Disney+ and Hulu on June 1; "America the Beautiful" to drop on July 4; Josh Duhamel and Lauren Graham to direct "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers"; and more!

[05/20/22 - 03:29 PM]
ESPN's PGA Championship First Round Telecast Earns Largest Viewership in 20 Years
The telecast, which aired from 2-8 p.m. ET, peaked at 1.7 million viewers at 4:45 p.m.

[05/20/22 - 03:06 PM]
NBA on ESPN: Most-Watched Eastern Conference Finals Game 2 Since 2018
The ESPN telecast averaged 6,049,000 viewers, peaking with 6,878,000 viewers at 9:30 p.m. ET.

[05/20/22 - 03:01 PM]
Disney+ Orders a Fourth Season of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" Ahead of the Season 3 Premiere on July 27, 2022
Each of the eight episodes of the third season will stream weekly on Wednesdays, exclusively on Disney+.

[05/20/22 - 12:32 PM]
Peacock Announces Alanna Ubach to Round Out Series Regulars in Seth MacFarlane's Highly Anticipated Comedy Series "Ted"
Ubach will play Susan Bennett, who is kind, selfless, and almost pathologically sweet when it comes to caring for her family, and sees the world through naive, rose-colored glasses.

[05/20/22 - 10:00 AM]
"Zombies 3," The Intergalactic Third Installment of Disney's Hit Franchise, Lands July 15, Exclusively on Disney+
The trequel, which introduces a new group of mysterious outer space aliens to the diverse student body of zombies, cheerleaders and werewolves at Seabrook High, will make its Disney Channel debut on Friday, August 12.

[05/20/22 - 09:33 AM]
Neve Campbell Set to Recur as Guest Star in New Peacock Comedy Series "Twisted Metal," A Live-Action Adaptation of the Global Video Game Phenomenon
Anthony Mackie, Stephanie Beatriz and Thomas Haden Church also star in the project.

[05/20/22 - 09:30 AM]
Prime Video Series "Night Sky" Reaches for the Stars with First-Ever Intergalactic Premiere
Intelsat and SES leveraged AWS modernized cloud infrastructures to securely receive a pre-release of the first episode and their vast ground stations and geostationary satellite fleets to do a 360-degree broadcast of the show's first episode into space.

[05/20/22 - 09:20 AM]
Production Team and Executive Producers Announced for the 74th Emmy Awards
A host and venue will be announced at a later date.

[05/20/22 - 08:31 AM]
Video: Trailer & Key Art Debut - "Love, Victor" Season Three
The new season premieres with all eight episodes on Hulu and Disney+ on June 15.

[05/20/22 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Stranger Things 4" - Volume Split Announced & First 8 Minutes Released
Volume 1 on May 27 will feature seven episodes with the concluding two due on July 1.

[05/20/22 - 07:10 AM]
Disney+ to Debut Walt Disney Animation Studios' New Series "Baymax!" on June 29
The all-new series of healthcare capers returns to the fantastical city of San Fransokyo where the affable, inflatable, inimitable healthcare companion robot, Baymax, sets out to do what he was programmed to do: help others.

[05/20/22 - 07:00 AM]
HBO Documentary Films Acquires Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner, "All That Breathes," from Director Shaunak Sen
The film follows two brothers who run a bird hospital dedicated to rescuing injured black kites, a staple in the skies of New Delhi, India.

[05/20/22 - 06:01 AM]
"Heartstopper" Will Return to Netflix with a Second and Third Season
The graphic novel author and illustrator Alice Oseman returns as writer and creator.