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[08/23/21 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 23
Updates include: Mayim Bialik to once again guest host "Jeopardy!"; David CastaƱeda to lead new season of "Most Dangerous Game" on Roku; and "Peace of Mind with Taraji" lands second season on Facebook Watch.

[08/23/21 - 04:30 PM]
AMC+ Original Series "Firebite" Begins Production in South Australia with Yael Stone, Rob Collins, Callan Mulvey & Shantae Barnes-Cowan in Leading Roles
The series follows two Indigenous Australian hunters, Tyson (Collins) and Shanika (Barnes-Cowan), on their quest to battle the last colony of vampires in the middle of the South Australian desert.

[08/23/21 - 01:42 PM]
Showtime Orders Drama Pilot "Coercion" Starring Sydney Chandler Written and Directed by Oscar Nominee Susannah Grant
The series, produced by wiip, is inspired by the life of Rebecca Bender, a national leader on and survivor of sex trafficking.

[08/23/21 - 01:01 PM]
Freeform's Annual "Halloween Road" Is Back in Person and Better Than Ever!
The outdoor, immersive event will feature the worlds of "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas," "Hocus Pocus," "The Addams Family" and other spooktacular surprises filled with games, photo moments, live entertainment and prizes.

[08/23/21 - 11:01 AM]
"The Kelly Clarkson Show" 'On Top of the World' with Star-Studded, Season 3 Coast to Coast Premiere Celebration Beginning Monday, September 13
Season 3 premiere week will feature the show's signature panel of celebrity guests and everyday heroes doing extraordinary things in their communities.

[08/23/21 - 11:01 AM]
The Revolution Is Coming - "Motherland: Fort Salem" Will Be Back for Season 3 on Freeform and Hulu
The cable channel confirmed the news on social media today.

[08/23/21 - 10:06 AM]
FX Teases Upcoming "American Horror Story: Double Feature" with Special Audio Dramas
Split into three chapters, the three-to-eight-minute pieces follow an original character, Rose Flynn, as she hosts a nightly radio program from the fictional Provincetown public station KPCD 666.

[08/23/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the late 1970s, an accused serial rapist claims multiple personalities control his behavior, setting off a legal odyssey that captivates America.

[08/23/21 - 10:00 AM]
Nickelodeon Reveals the Live-Action Cast of "A Loud House Christmas"
The feature-length TV movie will premiere this November on Nickelodeon.

[08/23/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "Maid" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Based on the New York Times Best-selling memoir about one woman's incredible story of hard work, low pay, and a mother's will to survive.

[08/23/21 - 09:01 AM]
Disney's "Cruella," The Movie Event That Kicked Off the Summer, Will Be Available to Disney+ Subscribers Beginning Friday, August 27
All the fun, fashion and edge served up by Academy Award(R) winners Emma Stone and Emma Thompson will be available for streaming again and again, exclusively on Disney+.

[08/23/21 - 09:01 AM]
New Adult Swim Series "Teenage Euthanasia" Comes of Age This Fall
Set in near-future inland Florida, "Teenage Euthanasia" centers around the owners of Tender Endings funeral home, the Fantasy Family.

[08/23/21 - 08:31 AM]
On the Heels of the Franchise's 11 Emmy Nominations, VH1 Greenlights New Seasons of "RuPaul's Drag Race," "RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked," and "RuPaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race"
"I am extremely grateful to all the amazing and talented Drag Race queens - past, present and future - that continue to inspire us to find new ways to tell their stories," said five-time Emmy Award-winning Host and Executive Producer, RuPaul.

[08/23/21 - 08:28 AM]
Renowned British Comedian Michael McIntyre to Host NBC's New Gameshow Series "The Wheel," Set to Premiere in 2022
A hilarious new take on the game show format, "The Wheel" will give viewers plenty to root for as celebrity guests attempt to help contestants win life changing money.

[08/23/21 - 08:01 AM]
Video: Apple Debuts "The Morning Show" Trailer for Highly Anticipated Second Season of Emmy, SAG and Critics Choice Award-winning Series
Starring and executive produced by Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, the 10-episode second season will debut globally on Friday, September 17 on Apple TV+ with the first episode, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday.

[08/23/21 - 08:00 AM]
HBO & HBO Max Fall Programming Overview
Highlights include new seasons of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Insecure," "Love Life," "Selena + Chef," "Succession" and "We're Here" in October.

[08/23/21 - 07:19 AM]
Peacock Announces Straight-to-Series Order of Drama "Irreverent"
A criminal from Chicago bungles a heist and is forced to hide out in a small Australian reef town in Far North Queensland posing as the new church Reverend.

[08/23/21 - 06:01 AM]
Netflix's "Cowboy Bebop" - First Look and Date Announcement
Meet Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir), and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) in "Cowboy Bebop," premiering November 19, only on Netflix.

[08/23/21 - 03:01 AM]
Video: "Luna Park" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Between the magic of the Luna Park and the glamor of the roman Dolce Vita, the story of Nora, a young carni, and Rosa, a girl from the roman elite, comes to life.

[08/23/21 - 01:01 AM]
Video: "Blood & Water" Season 2 - Official Teaser - Netflix
As the search for answers intensifies, Puleng encourages Fiks to consider a complex truth while navigating a close-knit community of allies and enemies.

[08/20/21 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 20
Updates include: Mike Richards steps down as new "Jeopardy!" host; Josh Duhamel signs onto NBC's "The Thing About Pam"; and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in talks to revive CBS's "All Rise."

[08/20/21 - 01:48 PM]
All-New 2-Hour Science Channel Special "Hitler's Secret Bomb" Premieres Sunday at 8PM
During WWII, US, German and Japanese scientists embarked on a frantic race to unlock the secrets of nuclear fission and create the world's first nuclear bomb.

[08/20/21 - 12:16 PM]
NBA TV to Televise 107 Games During 2021-22 Regular Season with Appearances by the NBA Champion Bucks, Lakers, Nets, Warriors, 76ers, Suns, Heat & Mavericks
The network will tip off its regular season coverage with five games in three nights, starting with a Kia NBA Tip-Off 2021 doubleheader on Saturday, October 23.

[08/20/21 - 12:11 PM]
NBA on TNT's Marquee 2021-22 Regular Season Schedule to Feature 65 Games, Highlighted by Blockbuster Opening Night, MLK Day Doubleheader & Double-Digit Appearances by the Defending NBA Champion Bucks, Nets, Lakers and Warriors
TNT will officially tip off the 2021-22 regular season with exclusive, blockbuster Opening Week doubleheaders to usher in the league's 75th anniversary season on Tuesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 21.

[08/20/21 - 12:07 PM]
ESPN & ABC Combine to Nationally Televise 101 Games During 2021-22 NBA Regular Season
This marks ESPN's 20th consecutive season of NBA game coverage, dating back to 2002-03 campaign.

[08/20/21 - 11:02 AM]
Five New Episodes of the Disney+ Original Series "Behind the Attraction" Coming August 25
These additional episodes will center on the following attractions: "The Castles," "Disneyland Hotel," "it's a small world," "Trains, Trams, and Monorails," and "Hall of Presidents."

[08/20/21 - 10:30 AM]
Fred Armisen and Samba Schutte Join the Cast of the Max Original Comedy Series "Our Flag Means Death"
The series is loosely based on the true adventures of Stede Bonnet (Rhys Darby), a pampered aristocrat who abandoned his life of privilege to become a pirate.

[08/20/21 - 10:14 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Season Finale Is Week's No. 1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of August 9-15.

[08/20/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Impeachment: American Crime Story" - Someone Important - Official Trailer #2 - FX
The new season examines the national crisis that led to the first impeachment of a U.S. President in over a century through the eyes of the women at the center of the events: Monica Lewinsky, Linda Tripp and Paula Jones.

[08/20/21 - 08:54 AM]
"Battle on the Beach" Is a Strong First Season Ratings Winner for HGTV
HGTV's beach house renovation competition series, watched by more than 13 million viewers, averaged a .64 live plus three-day rating among P25-54 and a .78 L3 rating among W25-54.

[08/20/21 - 08:30 AM]
Keith David Cast as Narrator for Season Two of the Max Original "Love Life"
Season two focuses on Marcus Watkins (William Jackson Harper) as he comes out of a years-long relationship with the woman he thought was going to be his person.

[08/20/21 - 07:00 AM]
Syfy's "Day of the Dead" Premieres October 15 @ 10PM ET/PT
The 10-episode series is billed as the ultimate love letter to the godfather of zombies, George A. Romero.

[08/20/21 - 06:31 AM]
Chadwick Boseman to Be Honored in Special Tribute by Wife Simone & Host Anthony Anderson at Stand Up to Cancer Fundraising Telecast and Streaming Event
Boseman passed away last year at the age of 43 after a private battle with colon cancer.

[08/20/21 - 03:01 AM]
Video: "Forever Rich" - Official Teaser - Netflix
A rising rap superstar spirals out when a humiliating video goes viral and pushes him into a battle for redemption - over the course of one long night.

[08/19/21 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 19
Updates include: Peacock cancels "Punky Brewster" reboot series; Noah Emmerich cast in AMC's "Dark Winds"; and Eliza Bennett boards The CW's "Dynasty."

[08/19/21 - 04:34 PM]
Season 3 of "The Circle" Premieres September 8 on Netflix
The streaming service confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[08/19/21 - 03:10 PM]
Netflix's "Three-Body Problem" Has Its Director: Academy Award Nominee Derek Tsang
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss and Alexander Woo are adapting the acclaimed sci-fi book trilogy, which tells the story of what happens when humanity discovers we're not alone in the universe.

[08/19/21 - 12:34 PM]
MTV Sets Jerzdays Lineup for This Fall with the Epic Return of "MTV Floribama Shore" and "Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D and Vinny"
The series, both of which were #1 in their time periods last season, are set to take over Thursday nights with back-to-back premieres on September 16.

[08/19/21 - 12:04 PM]
NBC to Premiere New Social Experiment Series "Home Sweet Home" from Creator Ava DuVernay, ARRAY Filmworks and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television on Friday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
Each episode will follow two families from completely different walks of life as they accept the challenge to explore a world unlike their own.

[08/19/21 - 12:02 PM]
"Yellowstone," Cable's #1 Hit, Returns November 7 on Paramount Network with Two Episode Premiere
In addition, Paramount+ announced the service's upcoming series, "Mayor of Kingstown" and "1883" - the "Yellowstone" origin story - will premiere on Sunday, November 14, and Sunday, December 19, respectively.

[08/19/21 - 11:59 AM]
Video: Starz Releases Trailer and Key Art for Detroit-Based Crime Family Drama "BMF"
The new original series will premiere worldwide on Sunday, September 26 across all Starz platforms, including at 9 PM ET/PT on Starz in the U.S. and Canada.

[08/19/21 - 11:29 AM]
Starz Releases First Look Photos from Horror Comedy Series "Shining Vale"
Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear, Mira Sorvino, Merrin Dungey, Gus Birney and Dylan Gage star in the project.

[08/19/21 - 11:04 AM]
Peacock Releases "A.P. Bio" Season 4 Character Portraits - Season 4 Drops Thursday, September 2 on Peacock
The series stars Glenn Howerton as Jack Griffin, Patton Oswalt as Principal Ralph Durbin, Mary Sohn as Mary Wagner, Lyric Lewis as Stef Duncan, Jean Villepique as Michelle Jones and Paula Pell as Helen Henry Demarcus.

[08/19/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Nightbooks" - Official Trailer - Netflix
Scary story fan Alex must tell a spine-tingling tale every night - or stay trapped with his new friend in a wicked witch's magical apartment forever.

[08/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Sing Along with Kristen Bell in the New Trailer for Preschool Animated Series "Do, Re & Mi," Launching September 17 on Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Kids+
Geared toward preschool-aged children, the series is slated to launch September 17 on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide, as well as Amazon Kids+ in the U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, and Japan.

[08/19/21 - 10:44 AM]
Starz Announces Premiere Date of Critically Acclaimed Hit Crime Drama "Hightown" Season Two on October 17
Monica Raymund, James Badge Dale, Riley Voelkel, Amaury Nolasco, Atkins Estimond and Dohn Norwood return in their previous roles.

[08/19/21 - 10:33 AM]
Bravo's Emmy(R)-Nominated "Below Deck" Returns to Sail the Spectacular Waters of the Caribbean as Season Nine Premieres Monday, October 25 at 9PM ET/PT
Set on the stunning waters of St. Kitts in the Caribbean, superyacht My Seanna welcomes back veterans Eddie Lucas, in his new role as first officer, alongside chef Rachel Hargrove who is ready to redeem herself after a memorable last charter season.

[08/19/21 - 10:30 AM]
Freeform Names Julie Jarmon Senior Vice President of Development
The role marks a return to Freeform for Jarmon, who was previously an executive director on the network's development team.

[08/19/21 - 10:19 AM]
Video: Peacock Drops Trailers for All-New Competition Series "Frogger," "Top Chef Family Style" and a New Season of "American Ninja Warrior Junior" with Episodes Streaming Beginning Thursday, September 9
The block of entertainment will feature three new episodes of "Frogger" and two new episodes of "Top Chef Family Style" and "American Ninja Warrior Junior" streaming beginning on September 9, with episodes dropping weekly on Thursdays on Peacock.

[08/19/21 - 10:13 AM]
"Cry Macho," "Malignant," Limited Series "Scenes from a Marriage," The Third Season of "Doom Patrol," and "Adventure Time: Distant Lands - Wizard City" Arrive on HBO Max This September
Additional series premiering during the month include the third season of series "Tig n' Seek," and the series premiere of "Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs."







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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.