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    [wednesday, july 21, 2021]    
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[07/21/21 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 21
Updates include: America Ferrera cast in Apple's "WeCrashed"; Josh Segarra scores role on "She-Hulk" at Disney+; and Lana Condor to lead Hulu's "Take Out."

[07/21/21 - 04:54 PM]
Starz Original Series "Power Book III: Raising Kanan" Sets Records as Network's Most Highly Engaged Series Premiere Ever and Biggest Multiplatform Premiere in 2021
The series debuted as the network's most highly engaged series premiere ever with the best series premiere completion rate across OTT platforms, and dominated social media on premiere night ranking #1 most social series.

[07/21/21 - 02:29 PM]
Viewership for the 2021 NBA Finals on ABC Up 32 Percent from Last Year
Tuesday's title clinching Game 6 broadcast was up 50 percent and was the most-watched game of the series.

[07/21/21 - 12:00 PM]
"I Love a Mama's Boy" Returns for Its Sophomore Season with More Jaw-Dropping Love Triangles Than Ever Before
The series returns to TLC on Sunday, August 29 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/21/21 - 11:00 AM]
ABC News Announces the All-New Television Event of the Summer - "Superstar" - Profiling Iconic Celebrities Who Shaped American Culture
"Superstar: Whitney Houston" premieres Wednesday, August 11 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/21/21 - 10:36 AM]
"The Suicide Squad," "Reminiscence," "Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union," Season 3 of "Titans," "Sweet Life: Los Angeles," and "Hard Knocks: The Dallas Cowboys" Arrive on HBO Max This August
A-list films including the "Jurassic Park" trilogy, "Magic Mike XXL," "Inception," "Malcolm X," "The Shawshank Redemption," "Requiem for a Dream," and the "Sex and the City" movie all debut in the month.

[07/21/21 - 10:31 AM]
Video: Showtime Releases Trailer for New Docu-Series "UFO" Premiering on Sunday, August 8
The four-part series explores our fascination with unidentified flying objects, and what clandestine influence the American government, lucrative private companies and the military may have in shielding the truth behind extraterrestrial phenomena to further their own agendas.

[07/21/21 - 10:20 AM]
Shawn Ryan Brings "The Night Agent" to Netflix
The new series is about a low level FBI Agent working in the White House basement, manning a phone that never rings... until the night it does propelling him into a dangerous conspiracy that ultimately leads to the Oval Office.

[07/21/21 - 10:19 AM]
Video: Peacock Drops Trailer for Unscripted Series "Ex-Rated" Hosted and Executive Produced by Andy Cohen, Streaming Thursday, August 12 on Peacock
The series explores the growing trend of adult singles who send standardized "exit surveys" to all of their previous romantic partners - from long-term relationships to casual hook-ups - to learn why their relationships never materialized or simply didn't last.

[07/21/21 - 10:02 AM]
Lifetime Announces "Switched Before Birth" - Starring Justina Machado and Skyler Samuels & Elisabeth Rohm Directs
Inspired by IVF stories of actual couples, the powerful film follows two strangers whose paths intersect and become forever intertwined following their IVF procedures.

[07/21/21 - 10:01 AM]
Hallmark Channel Kicks Off Production on Season Nine of Hit Series "When Calls the Heart"
The hit drama ended its eighth season on a high, with this season's final episode ranking as the most-watched episode of the series.

[07/21/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Chair" - Official Trailer - Netflix
At a major university, the first woman of color to become chair tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a failing English department.

[07/21/21 - 09:00 AM]
Three-Part Documentary "Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union," Chronicling a President's Journey and the Challenges of Building a More Inclusive America, Debuts August 3
The project chronicles the personal and political journey of President Barack Obama, as the country grapples with its racial history.

[07/21/21 - 09:00 AM]
The Kennedy Center Announces 44th Class of Honorees
The recipients are: operatic bass-baritone Justino Díaz; Motown founder, songwriter, producer and director Berry Gordy; "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels; legendary stage and screen icon Bette Midler; and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.

[07/21/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases Trailer and Key Art for Streetwear Competition Series "The Hype," Debuting August 12
Produced by the Emmy(R)-winning team at Scout Productions, Speedy Morman hosts the eight-episode season.

[07/21/21 - 07:31 AM]
Video: "Cocaine Cowboys: The Kings of Miami" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Two childhood friends go from high school dropouts to the most powerful drug kingpins in Miami in this true story of a crime saga that spanned decades.

[07/21/21 - 07:02 AM]
Comedy Central Unveils "Tha God's Honest Truth" with Lenard "Charlamagne" McKelvey a New, Weekly Late-Night Show from MTV Entertainment Studios Premiering Friday, September 17
This weekly half hour late-night series features Charlamagne's culturally fluent take on social issues in a variety of deep dives, sketches, and social experiments that deftly unpacks the most pressing topics permeating politics and culture.

[07/21/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "John of God: The Crimes of a Spiritual Healer" - Official Trailer - Netflix Brazil
Idolized medium João Teixeira de Faria rises to international fame before horrifying abuse is revealed by survivors, prosecutors and the press.

[07/21/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Marvel Studios' Assembled: The Making of Loki" - Official Trailer
Witness the glory with the masters of mischief. Marvel Studios' "Assembled: The Making of Loki" is now streaming on Disney+.

[07/21/21 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Escaping from poverty to become a witcher, Vesemir slays monsters for coin and glory, but when a new menace rises, he must face the demons of his past.

[07/21/21 - 06:17 AM]
Amazon Studios Orders Series Adaptation of "Anansi Boys"
The six episode limited series, an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's international best-selling novel, will begin shooting in Scotland later this year.

[07/21/21 - 02:01 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Confirms a Second Series of "Clarkson's Farm"
Filming for season 2 has commenced, and the new series will launch exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories.

[07/21/21 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "AlRawabi School for Girls" - Official Teaser - Netflix
The bullied outcasts at prestigious Al Rawabi School for Girls plot a series of risky takedowns to get back at their tormentors.

[07/20/21 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 20
Updates include: NBC's "Manifest" eyes resurrection; Victoria Cartagena joins the cast of The CW's "Batwoman"; and Gavin Casalegno tapped for Amazon's "The Summer I Turned Pretty."

[07/20/21 - 03:02 PM]
Kevin Hart and Jason Biggs Lead E!'s Hilarious Night of Fun and Games Beginning Tuesday, August 31
Look for "Celebrity Game Face" and "Jason Biggs' Cash at Your Door" back-to-back beginning at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/20/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Releases Viewership Figures for "Shadow and Bone," "Sweet Tooth," "Army of the Dead," "Fatherhood," More
The streamer details its top films and series for the second quarter of 2021.

[07/20/21 - 02:04 PM]
Season Four Production Begins on the CBS Original Series "Magnum P.I." with a Traditional Hawaiian Blessing on Oahu
Series stars Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill, Tim Kang and Amy Hill were among the participants.

[07/20/21 - 12:31 PM]
Video: Peacock's "One of Us Is Lying" - First Teaser Plus Cast Reaction Video
Based on Karen M. McManus's New York Times best-selling novel, the series is the story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into detention and only four make it out alive.

[07/20/21 - 12:01 PM]
Showtime Signs "The L Word: Generation Q" Showrunner and Executive Producer Marja-Lewis Ryan to Overall Development Deal
"I'm so thrilled to have a home at Showtime," said Ryan. "Their support of my vision for the 'The L Word: Generation Q' has been absolutely extraordinary."

[07/20/21 - 11:30 AM]
Punkie Johnson Joins William Jackson Harper to Star in the Max Original "Love Life" Season Two
Leslie Bibb, John Earl Jelks and Arian Moayed will also recur with Kimberly Elise, Ego Nwodim and Blair Underwood set as guest stars.

[07/20/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Trailer and Key Art Debut - Hulu's "Homeroom"
The inspiring and powerful documentary is directed by Peter Nicks and executive produced by Ryan Coogler.

[07/20/21 - 09:59 AM]
Paramount+ Renews Critically Acclaimed Original Series "The Good Fight" for a Sixth Season
New episodes of the 10-episode long fifth season drop weekly on Thursdays, exclusively for Paramount+ subscribers.

[07/20/21 - 09:13 AM]
Video: "Chip 'n' Dale: Park Life" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Big adventures come 'n' small packages. The original series starts streaming July 28.

[07/20/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Malignant" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
Director James Wan - architect of "The Conjuring" universe - returns to his roots with a completely new and original horror thriller.

[07/20/21 - 09:01 AM]
"Fena: Pirate Princess" Sets Sail August 14 on Adult Swim and Crunchyroll
Adult Swim will air the English dubbed series in North America and Crunchyroll will stream the subtitled series worldwide outside of Japan.

[07/20/21 - 08:31 AM]
Nickelodeon to Develop First-Ever Baby Shark Original Animated Movie
The news of the movie comes as Nick orders a second season of its hit animated preschool series based on the global hit Pinkfong Baby Shark, "Baby Shark's Big Show!"

[07/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: "Clickbait" - Official Teaser - Netflix
When family man Nick Brewer is abducted in a crime with a sinister online twist, those closest to him race to uncover who is behind it and why.

[07/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
discovery+ Announces August Programming Slate
Highlights include the debut of "Celebrity IOU: Joyride" on Monday, August 23 and the return of "Heartbreak Island" on Saturday, August 7.

[07/20/21 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Orders Rock Climbing Competition Series "The Climb" with Jason Momoa and Chris Sharma
In this all-encompassing competition, amateur climbers are put through a rigorous series of mental and physical challenges, utilizing the most intimidating ascents in the world to crown the world's best amateur climber.

[07/20/21 - 08:00 AM]
Sundance Now Acquires U.S. Rights to the Highly Anticipated British Remake of the Runaway Hit "Call My Agent!" from BRON Studios
The English adaptation will keep the sensibilities and premise of the French series, in which the staff of a Parisian talent agency must hustle to keep clients happy after the abrupt death of their founder - all while juggling their own personal and love lives.

[07/20/21 - 07:31 AM]
HBO Max Brings Free Episodes to Snapchat Via New In-App Co-Viewing Experience
Through Snapchat's HBO Max Snap Mini, Snapchatters can watch a selection of content from the beloved HBO Max catalog through shared playback, while chatting and sharing Bitmoji reactions.

[07/20/21 - 07:22 AM]
"Johnson" Premieres August 1st with Back-to-Back Episodes on Scripps' Bounce
Centering on four life-long best friends in Atlanta, all of whom share the same last name (Johnson), the series revolves around what happens when the four guys find themselves in vastly different places in their lives and it begins to threaten their bond.

[07/20/21 - 07:13 AM]
Baring It All for Love: All-New discovery+ Dating Series "Naked and Afraid of Love" Launches August 22
On an unforgettable island paradise in the Philippines, things get wild when 8 single men and 8 single women come together to embark on the most extreme dating experience of all time as they attempt to find true love while working together to survive the elements and each other.

[07/20/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Fate: The Winx Saga" - Season 2 Now in Production - Netflix
Here's a behind the scenes look at the start of production script read-through for Season 2.

[07/20/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Control Z" Season 2 - Official Trailer - Netflix
Someone intent on seeking vengeance for Luis starts targeting students and teachers at the high school as Sofía rushes to solve the latest mystery.

[07/20/21 - 05:01 AM]
Video: "Gone for Good" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Ten years after losing the two people he loved most, a man finds himself plunged into another dizzying mystery when his girlfriend suddenly vanishes.

[07/19/21 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 19
Updates include: Madeleine Mantock to exit The CW's "Charmed"; Emma McDonald scores lead role in AMC's "Moonhaven"; and HBO's Alicia Vikander-led "Irma Vep" fills out principal cast.

[07/19/21 - 01:58 PM]
ESPN and The Walt Disney Company Announce Significant Partnership with Peyton Manning and Omaha Productions
The partnership will result in a first-of-its kind Monday Night Football MegaCast production, featuring both Peyton and Eli Manning.

[07/19/21 - 01:27 PM]
Yulin Kuang to Adapt Maurene Goo's "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" for Netflix
Desi, an overachieving high school senior decides to use the laws of K-drama romances to land herself a boyfriend.

[07/19/21 - 01:07 PM]
"The Tonight Show" Goes for the Gold with an Olympic-Sized Show on Friday, July 23
Additionally, spread throughout the Olympic coverage will be the "Fallon Five," five minutes of special "Tonight Show" content.







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[10/25/21 - 03:05 PM]
ESPN's Most-Watched NBA Opening Week Since 2017
The ESPN NBA doubleheader on Friday, October 22, averaged 1,893,000 viewers, up 26 percent from its opening week Friday doubleheader in 2019.

[10/25/21 - 01:15 PM]
Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Atlanta Porsha's Family Matters" Premieres on Sunday, November 28 at 9PM ET/PT
In the aftermath of a whirlwind romance and an engagement that broke the internet, Porsha Williams's extended family is heavily involved in her personal drama, and as each person chimes in with their unfiltered opinions, tensions rise.

[10/25/21 - 11:03 AM]
The History Channel to Celebrate Star Trek's 55th Anniversary with Ten-Part Docuseries "The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek" Premiering Friday, November 5 at 10PM ET/PT
Narrated and executive produced by Gates McFadden, the docuseries shares rare, fascinating details of how "Star Trek" began, where it's been, and how it's boldly going where no television series has gone before.

[10/25/21 - 10:59 AM]
Max Original Comedy Special "Aida Rodriguez: Fighting Words" Debuts November 4
Rodriguez tackles the issues of the day ripped straight from the headlines and from the pages of her personal life story.

[10/25/21 - 10:04 AM]
Peacock Announces Straight-to-Series Order of New Crime Drama "The Missing" from Prolific Producer David E. Kelley, Keshet Studios and Universal Television
The eight-episode series will be based on the international bestselling novel "The Missing File," the first in a series of books written by renowned Israeli crime writer Dror A. Mishani.

[10/25/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "How To with John Wilson" - Season 2 Official Teaser - HBO
The new season premieres Friday, November 26 on the network.

[10/25/21 - 10:00 AM]
IMDb TV Greenlights Original Series "Primo" from Shea Serrano and Michael Schur
The single-camera series, inspired by Serrano's life growing up in San Antonio, will stream exclusively in the U.S. and UK on IMDb TV, Amazon's premium free streaming service.

[10/25/21 - 09:46 AM]
Video: BET+ Originals - "Sacrifice" Season 1
Daniella Hernandez (Paula Patton) is back protecting the lives of the rich and famous all while trying to put the pieces of her life back together.

[10/25/21 - 09:01 AM]
"Inventing Anna" First Look - New Series from Shonda Rhimes Coming to Netflix in 2022
In "Inventing Anna," a journalist with a lot to prove investigates the case of Anna Delvey, the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts of New York's social scene - and stole their money as well.

[10/25/21 - 08:32 AM]
Peacock's Craig Robinson-Led Comedy "Killing It" Announces Main Cast
Claudia O'Doherty, Rell Battle, Scott MacArthur, Stephanie Nogueras, Wyatt Walter and Jet Miller will also star in the series.

[10/25/21 - 08:32 AM]
BBC One and Amazon Studios Release First-Look Images and Further Casting for Sarah Phelps' "A Very British Scandal"
They feature Claire Foy as Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, Paul Bettany as Ian Campbell, 11th Duke of Argyll, and Julia Davis as Maureen, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava.

[10/25/21 - 08:06 AM]
FOX Sports Rolls Into Its 24th World Series
Emmy Award winner Joe Buck heads to the booth for the 22nd consecutive time and 24th overall, tying him with Tim McCarver for the most World Series network television appearances of all-time.

[10/25/21 - 07:01 AM]
Netflix Announces First Ever Family Roast Featuring The Jonas Brothers
Kenan Thompson hosts the special while guest appearances include Pete Davidson, Niall Horan, Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias, John Legend, Lilly Singh, Jack Whitehall and more.

[10/25/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "DOTA: Dragon's Blood" Book Two - Mood Teaser - Netflix Anime
Look for the new episodes in January 2022 on the streaming service.

[10/25/21 - 05:01 AM]
WWE Unveils 2022 Pay-Per-View Schedule
All events will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the United States and WWE Network everywhere else.