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[10/20/21 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 20
Updates include: "Tyler Perry's Sistas" scores fourth season from BET; Jesse Spencer exits "Chicago Fire" after 200 episodes; and NBC's "The Thing About Pam" fills out cast.

[10/20/21 - 05:01 PM]
Watch It All Go Down! Season Three of HLN Original Series "Lies, Crimes & Video" Premieres Sunday, November 14
The six-episode series gives viewers an up-close look into terrifying 911 calls, police interrogations, jail house recordings, body camera and surveillance video captured as part of a criminal investigation.

[10/20/21 - 04:47 PM]
5.6 Million Viewers Tuned in to BET for the Premieres of Its Expansive Roster of Hit Drama and Comedy Series Last Week!
Last Tuesday night BET held the top three shows on cable for Black viewers 18-49, "The Oval" #1 including all of TV, "Assisted Living" #2, and "House of Payne" #3.

[10/20/21 - 02:21 PM]
ABC Is Thursday's No. 1 Entertainment Net for 3rd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" emerged as Thursday's No. 1 entertainment show in Adults 18-49 (1.1/7), tying NBC's "Law & Order: SVU."

[10/20/21 - 11:06 AM]
Video: "The Challenge: All Stars" - Season 2 - Official Trailer - Paramount+
Fan-favorites test their physical & emotional boundaries in the new season, streaming November 11.

[10/20/21 - 11:03 AM]
Hallmark Channel's Annual "Fall Harvest" Event Concludes, Making the Network the #1 Most Watched on Weekends and #2 in Total Day
Overall, "Fall Harvest" featured six Saturday night original movie premieres which together averaged 1.5 million Households, 1.8 million Total Viewers and 194,000 Women 25-54.

[10/20/21 - 11:00 AM]
"Harlem" to Premiere December 3 on Prime Video
Created, written, and executive produced by Tracy Oliver, "Harlem" is a new single-camera comedy following four stylish and ambitious best girlfriends in Harlem, New York City.

[10/20/21 - 10:00 AM]
Video: Paramount+ Reveals Official Trailer and Key Art for the Revival of Iconic Series "The Game"
The series is debuting with a two-part premiere episode on Thursday, November 11.

[10/20/21 - 09:57 AM]
discovery+ and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announce New Original Series "The Great Soul Food Cook-Off" Premiering Saturday, November 20th
The first-of-its-kind soul food cooking competition series celebrates Black chefs and the Black culinary traditions that are the cornerstone of American cuisine.

[10/20/21 - 09:03 AM]
"Rise," A New Film from Disney to Premiere in 2022 on Disney+
The film is based on the triumphant real life story about the remarkable family that produced the first trio of brothers to become NBA champions in the history of the league: Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Laker Kostas Antetokounmpo.

[10/20/21 - 09:03 AM]
It's All Fun and No Games When "Squidbillies" Returns for a Final Season on November 7
The new season features all-new covers of the show's opening theme song performed by Willie Nelson, Amanda Shires, Sturgill Simpson, and more.

[10/20/21 - 09:01 AM]
HGTV's Newest Competition Series "Flipping Showdown" Will Reward Winners with a $100,000 Cash and a Life-Changing Grand Prize
Ken and Anita Corsini, owners of Red Barn Homes, LLC a top-rated real estate business in Atlanta, will give a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for renovators and flippers to get $100,000 cash and the chance to start and grow their own real estate/flipping franchise.

[10/20/21 - 09:00 AM]
International Max Original "Para - We Are King" ("Wir Sind King") Debuts October 26
The series recently won Best Drama Series and Best Directing at the 2021 German TV Awards.

[10/20/21 - 09:00 AM]
Amazon Original "Everybody Loves Natti" to Premiere November 19 on Prime Video
Although Natti Natasha has amassed billions of views on YouTube (and over 75 million devoted social media followers), the new Amazon Original reality series marks the first time she's shared the intimate details of her personal life, including her relationship with her manager, Raphy Pina.

[10/20/21 - 08:31 AM]
New Bounce Original Documentary Focuses on Police Relationship with the Black Community
"Protect or Neglect" looks at decades of turmoil between the Black community and police officers.

[10/20/21 - 07:37 AM]
"A Million Little Things" Posts +250% Increase in L+7 Playback in Adults 18-49
"A Million Little Things" also more than doubled its overall audience after seven days of TV playback, soaring by 135% in Total Viewers (1.7 million to 4.0 million).

[10/20/21 - 06:01 AM]
Roku Brand Studio Greenlights New Episodes of Weekly Entertainment Show "Roku Recommends"
According to Roku internal data, "Roku Recommends" has been a top-10 video-on-demand television series by unique views on The Roku Channel since its debut in June 2021.

[10/20/21 - 03:06 AM]
Video: "Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight 2" - Trailer - Netflix
When something horrible happens to the only survivor of a bloody massacre, an insecure rookie cop must overcome his fears to stop further carnage.

[10/20/21 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "Catching Killers" - Official Trailer - Netflix
The investigators behind infamous serial killer cases reveal the harrowing, chilling details of their extraordinary efforts in this true crime series.

[10/19/21 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 19
Updates include: ABC orders comedy "The Son in Law" to pilot; Pablo Schreiber cast in Hulu's "Candy"; and Matt Walsh to visit "Ghosts" on CBS.

[10/19/21 - 07:31 PM]
Video: "Inspector Koo" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A reclusive ex-cop reenters the game as an insurance investigator, searching for clues in crime scenes perfectly staged by a serial killer in her midst.

[10/19/21 - 07:01 PM]
Video: "Light the Night" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In the red light district of 1980s Taipei, women at a popular Japanese night club navigate jealousy, heartbreak, friendship and love.

[10/19/21 - 03:01 PM]
Netflix Details Its Top 10 Series & Films to Date in Hours Viewed
The streaming service will shift to reporting on hours viewed rather than the number of accounts that choose to watch them.

[10/19/21 - 03:00 PM]
ESPN's "Monday Night Football" Grows Year-Over-Year Viewership for Fourth Consecutive Week; 12.6 Million Watch Buffalo-Tennessee Week 6 Thriller
"Monday Night Football" is continuing a banner year, up 17% and 15% season-to-date from the 2020 and 2019 seasons (seven games), respectively, averaging 13.8 million viewers this season (six games).

[10/19/21 - 02:41 PM]
Jeffrey Wright Returns for Season 2 of Vice TV's Government Expose Docu-Series, "While the Rest of Us Die"
This explosive second season takes a hard look in the mirror at the state of our nation and asks why, in the wealthiest country in the world, does daily life feel so insecure?

[10/19/21 - 02:27 PM]
Dark Secrets and Hidden Treasures Found in the Coldest Places on Earth: An All New Season of "Secrets in the Ice" Premieres October 26 on Discovery
In an all new season, experts, historians and scientists are exposing dark secrets, forgotten treasures and lost relics from the coldest and harshest places on Earth.

[10/19/21 - 02:00 PM]
FOX Kicks Off Midseason with Special Premieres of "Next Level Chef," "Call Me Kat" and "Pivoting," Following "NFL on FOX" Doubleheaders
Time period premieres for all three programs will be announced soon.

[10/19/21 - 12:42 PM]
Video: "Single Mother by Choice" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
The film tells the story of a single, workaholic woman who sets out to have a baby on her own terms; but is truly forced to go through pregnancy alone when the world throws the unimaginable year 2020 in her path.

[10/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
The CW Network Adds Two New Series to Its Expanding Roster of Scripted Acquisitions
On tap are the one-hour Italian drama "Leonardo," starring Aidan Turner in the titular role, and the half-hour Australian comedy-drama, "Bump," starring Nathalie Morris.

[10/19/21 - 12:00 PM]
"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Announces a New Daily Podcast Hosted on Megaphone, A Spotify Company
The showcast will be an audio lift of the linear show, featuring all the hilarious monologues, performances and revealing conversations with guests across entertainment, politics, news, music and comedy.

[10/19/21 - 11:25 AM]
ABC Wednesday Comedies Up Week to Week
"The Wonder Years" built over the prior week by 7% in Total Viewers (3.2 million vs. 3.0 million) and held even week to week among Adults 18-49 (0.6/4).

[10/19/21 - 11:17 AM]
A&E's Hit-Series "Storage Wars" Returns for an All-New Season on Tuesday, November 2 at 9pm ET/PT
Ahead of the season premiere, there will be two new specials welcoming Barry Weiss back to the team which will air back-to-back on October 26.

[10/19/21 - 11:16 AM]
Apple TV+ Announces Star-Studded Cast for Highly Anticipated Anthology Series "Extrapolations" from Prolific Writer, Director and Producer Scott Z. Burns
Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington, Tahar Rahim, Matthew Rhys, Daveed Diggs, Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer and Adarsh Gourav will lead the new series, which is now in production.

[10/19/21 - 11:13 AM]
Executive Produced by Kris Jenner, Four-Episode Series "Foodgod" Premieres Sunday, November 14th on discovery+
Foodgod is a lifelong foodie who has gained 11 million followers for his unique celebration of all things food on social media.

[10/19/21 - 11:02 AM]
FOX's "The Simpsons" Wins Week in L7 Ratings for First Time in Nearly Seven Years
The network also had the #1 drama ("9-1-1") and #1T unscripted series of the week ("The Masked Singer").

[10/19/21 - 11:01 AM]
Video: "Johnny Test's Ultimate Meatloaf Quest Trailer" - Netflix Futures
Join Johnny and Dukey on an epic interactive quest to find the perfect meatloaf - and save themselves from eating Dad's gross "garbage loaf" for dinner.

[10/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
"Mr. A & Mr. M: The Story of A&M Records" - Two-Part Docuseries Premieres on EPIX December 5th, 2021 at 10PM ET/PT
This two-part documentary series takes an in-depth look at the company's distinct approach of focusing on their artists, discovering unique talent and evolving with the ever-changing music industry.

[10/19/21 - 11:00 AM]
New Unscripted Series "Tampa Baes" to Premiere Friday, November 5 on Prime Video
The eight-episode docuseries from 3 Ball Productions follows a young group of lesbian friends in Tampa Bay, an ever-growing gay hotspot on the Florida shoreline.

[10/19/21 - 10:59 AM]
Lifetime Announces Three New Movies with All-Star Casting Premiering for Winter 2022
"We are so excited for these upcoming movies - they are a rollercoaster ride full of suspense, secrets and scandals that our audience just cannot resist," said Amy Winter, EVP and Head of Programming, Lifetime and LMN.

[10/19/21 - 10:32 AM]
Oscar Nominee Uma Thurman to Star in Showtime Series "Super Pumped" as Arianna Huffington
"We've been eager to work with Uma Thurman for a long time, and we're thrilled to have found the perfect role for her in Arianna Huffington - a role to which Uma will lend her innate complexity, intelligence and magnetism," said Amy Israel.

[10/19/21 - 10:31 AM]
Oh Boy! Disney Junior Orders Second Season of Whimsical Animated Series "Mickey Mouse Funhouse"
Featuring Disney's #1 star, Mickey Mouse and his pals - Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and Pluto, and new character Funny, the series has garnered nearly 12 million video views on Disney Junior YouTube, with new episodes ranking #1 on the Disney Junior channel.

[10/19/21 - 10:30 AM]
Woody Harrelson, John Goodman, Tiffany Haddish, Pete Davidson, Adam Devine and Blake Anderson Light Up the Screen in "The Freak Brothers," Tubi's First-Ever Original Animated Series, Debuting Sunday, November 14
The eight-episode series chronicles the escapades of a trio of stoner anti-establishment characters and their cat who wake up from a 50-year nap after smoking a magical strain of weed in 1969, and must adjust to life with a new family in present-day San Francisco.

[10/19/21 - 10:13 AM]
"Jellystone!" Celebrates Halloween in Spooktacular New Special Premiering Oct. 21 on HBO Max
Yogi, Cindy, Boo-Boo and all your favorite Hanna-Barbera characters are celebrating the spookiest time of year with an-all new Halloween-themed episode.

[10/19/21 - 10:05 AM]
Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake Spread Musical Cheer in an All-New Animated Special DreamWorks Animation's "Trolls Holiday in Harmony" Debuting Nov. 26 on NBC
Also among the featured voices: Kenan Thompson, Rachel Bloom, Ron Funches, Kunal Nayyar, Anderson .Paak, Anthony Ramos, Ester Dean, Walt Dohrn, Da'Vine Joy Randolph and Karan Soni.

[10/19/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: "Blown Away: Christmas" - Official Trailer - Netflix
'Tis the season for five returning artists to fill the hot shop with festive designs. One will win cash for the stocking - a merry Christmas indeed!

[10/19/21 - 09:30 AM]
Comedy Central to Premiere New One-Hour Special with "The Daily Show's" Roy Wood Jr.
Filmed on October 16th at the Gothic Theater in Denver, Colorado, "Roy Wood Jr.: Imperfect Messenger" is Roy's third hour-long special for Comedy Central.

[10/19/21 - 09:14 AM]
Oxygen's "911 Crisis Center" Reveals the Fast-Paced Inner Workings of an Emergency Call Center and the Unsung Heroes Expertly Handling Real, High-Stakes Distress Calls on Saturday, November 6 at 9:00PM ET/PT
Oxygen, the home for high quality true crime programming, drops viewers in the middle of the action at a dynamic Chagrin Valley area emergency call center in Ohio.

[10/19/21 - 09:01 AM]
New Episodes of Cable's #1 New Comedy "Wipeout" Return Tuesday, January 11, 2022 on TBS
Hosted by John Cena and Nicole Byer, with field host Camille Kostek, "Wipeout" is an adrenaline-fueled comedy competition series that pushes contestants' athleticism, endurance and determination as they race to win the grand cash prize.

[10/19/21 - 08:15 AM]
New Season of "Fixer to Fabulous" Starring Dave and Jenny Marrs Premieres on HGTV Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 9pm ET/PT
Stories of the husband-wife duo who renovate and design warm, welcoming spaces for families while raising their five young children and managing a family farm attracted more than 35 million viewers during season two and fueled viewer anticipation for the upcoming season premiere.

[10/19/21 - 08:15 AM]
"Snoopy in Space" Lifts Off for Season Two on Friday, November 12
After exploring the Moon and visiting the Space Station in season one, Snoopy and the Gang are ready for their next big adventure, an epic journey across the universe to discover if there really is life outside of Earth.







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[12/02/21 - 11:11 AM]
Oxygen's "Alex Murdaugh: Death. Deception. Power." Investigates the Rise and Fall of South Carolina Scion Alex Murdaugh, on Sunday, December 12 at 8:00PM ET/PT
Murdaugh is currently charged with insurance fraud, conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and filing a false police report.

[12/02/21 - 11:02 AM]
A&E Delves Into the Psyche of Dennis Rader in "BTK: Confession of a Serial Killer" Featuring New Never-Before-Heard Conversations with Rader Himself from Inside a Kansas Maximum Security Prison
The definitive documentary "BTK: Confession of a Serial Killer" premieres Saturday, January 8 and Sunday, January 9 at 9:00/8:00c on A&E.

[12/02/21 - 10:42 AM]
ABC News Partners with Shawn Carter and Roc Nation, Will Smith and Westbrook Studios, and Aaron Kaplan and Kapital Entertainment for Special Limited Docuseries "Let the World See"
The series will chronicle Ms. Mamie Till-Mobley's fierce quest for justice that sparked the civil rights movement after her son Emmett Till's brutal murder, inspiring heroes like Ms. Rosa Parks and others to stand up boldly for their rights.

[12/02/21 - 10:06 AM]
The Emmy-Nominated British Crime Series "Queens of Mystery" Returns for Season Two on Monday, January 10 on Acorn TV
Three two-part mysteries are set to debut weekly, as back-to-back episodes, with the final premiering on Monday, January 24.

[12/02/21 - 10:05 AM]
"Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses" Debuts as Cable's #1 New Unscripted Series of 2021; Reaches More Than 3.1 Million Total Viewers Across TBS and Cartoon Network
The inaugural episode premiered on Sunday, November 28 on TBS and Cartoon Network as Cable's #1 New Unscripted Series of 2021 and delivered the most-watched premiere of the year for both networks.

[12/02/21 - 10:02 AM]
Video: "Station Eleven" - Official Trailer - HBO Max
The post-apocalyptic saga follows survivors of a devastating flu as they attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what's been lost.

[12/02/21 - 10:01 AM]
Video: Prime Video Releases Official Trailer and Key Art for "Reacher"
All eight episodes of the first season of the Amazon Original series will premiere exclusively on Prime Video on Friday, February 4, 2022 in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

[12/02/21 - 09:41 AM]
Video: YouTube Originals Reveals Official Trailer for "Home Courts" Starring Quavo Premiering December 16 on MIGOS' Youtube Channel
The all-new special features the MIGOS rapper and basketball lover exploring the city of Atlanta through the lens of famous local basketball courts.

[12/02/21 - 09:01 AM]
Disney+'s "Chang Can Dunk" Wraps Production
"Chang Can Dunk" follows Chang, a 16-year-old, Asian American high school student in the marching band, who bets the school basketball star that he can dunk by Homecoming.

[12/02/21 - 08:40 AM]
"BattleBots" Is Back and the Robot Showdown Is Taking Over "The Fight Capital of the World"
More than 60 teams travel to Las Vegas for a chance to take home the greatest prize in the sport: The Giant Nut.

[12/02/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: Peacock's "Vigil" Official Date Announcement, Trailer and Key Art
When a crew member is found dead on board the Trident nuclear submarine HMS Vigil, police in Scotland are called in to investigate.

[12/02/21 - 07:02 AM]
The Comedy Event of the Year Returns... "Death to 2021" Premieres Globally on Netflix on Monday, December 27
Hugh Grant, Lucy Liu, Tracey Ullman, Samson Kayo, Joe Keery, William Jackson Harper, Stockard Channing, Cristin Milioti, Diane Morgan and Nick Mohammed are among those featured.

[12/02/21 - 07:01 AM]
Video: "Seal Team" Trailer - Netflix Futures
Fearless seal Quinn assembles a squad of misfit recruits to stand up to ruthless sharks with razor-sharp teeth and reclaim the open sea.

[12/02/21 - 07:01 AM]
CNBC's "American Greed" Returns for 15th Season and a Milestone 200th Episode
Two hundred episodes in, the truth remains: some people will do anything for money.

[12/02/21 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "Anxious People" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A bank robber holds the visitors of an open house hostage and then promptly vanishes, leaving the police baffled - and suspicious of everyone.