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Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multiyear Overall Deal With Amazon Studios

Press release from Amazon Studios, Sept. 25, 2017: Amazon today announced that critically-acclaimed multi-hyphenates Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino (Gilmore Girls) have entered a multi-year overall deal with Amazon Studios. Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add…

Boxing’s Heavyweight Resurgence Continues on Showtime

Press release from Showtime, Sept. 21, 2017: SHOWTIME Sports will close out a banner year of world-class boxing with back-to-back Saturdays featuring heavyweight world championship fights live on SHOWTIME. The network announced today coverage of unified heavyweight world champion Anthony…

Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley Join the Cast of Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Trollhunters’ for Season 2

Press release from Netflix, Sept. 21, 2017: Mark Hamill, Lena Headey and David Bradley have joined the second season of Netflix’s critically-acclaimed series DreamWorks Trollhunters, from Guillermo del Toro. They join an already star-studded cast from season one that includes…

Lifetime Has Five All-New Movies You Don’t Want to Miss

Press release from Lifetime, Sept. 20, 2017: THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS Starring Anjelica Huston and Directed by Melissa Joan Hart Premieres October 21 at 8pm ET/PT Executive producer and director Melissa Joan Hart reimagines the ’80s cult classic starring…

Aflac Dives Into the Animation Pond, Signing on as Sponsor of Disney XD’s New ‘DuckTales’ Animated Series

Press release from Disney XD, Sept. 20, 2017: Get ready to quack up — Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the U.S., has signed on as the sponsor of Disney XD’s hit new animated comedy-adventure…

Two-Time Academy Award Winner Sean Penn Joins Beau Willimon’s ‘The First’ for Hulu and Channel 4

Press release from Hulu, Sept. 20, 2017: Academy Award(R)-winning actor Sean Penn has joined Beau Willimon’s upcoming Hulu original drama series “The First.” Though details about the role remain under wraps, this marks the acclaimed actor’s first foray into television….

Showtime to Premiere ‘George Michael: Freedom’ on Saturday, October 21 at 9 PM ET/PT

Press release from Showtime, Sept. 18, 2017: Today, SHOWTIME announced the newest film to join its growing slate of music specials and documentaries, GEORGE MICHAEL: FREEDOM, premiering on Saturday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on-air, on demand and over…

‘The Orville’ Posts Fox’s Largest Drama Premiere Since ‘Empire’ in Multi-Platform Viewers with 12.2 Million Viewers

Press release from Fox, Sept. 19, 2017: The premiere of THE ORVILLE, Fox’s new space adventure series created by and starring Seth MacFarlane, earned a 7-day multi-platform audience of 12.2 million viewers. Marking the network’s largest drama debut in two…

HBO Renews Drama Series ‘The Deuce’ Created by George Pelecanos and David Simon, Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, for Second Season

Press release from HBO, Sept. 19, 2017: Following early critical raves, HBO has renewed the drama series THE DEUCE for a second season, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. The series was created by George Pelecanos…

Comedy Central’s Eight-Day ‘South Park’ Marathon Leads to Big Ratings and a Big Season 21 Premiere

Press release from Comedy Central, Sept. 15, 2017: Comedy Central’s historic, eight-day, wall-to-wall marathon of over 250 episodes from across the first twenty seasons of the Emmy(R) and Peabody(R) Award-winning South Park earned huge ratings and drove Comedy Central to…