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Apple Unveils Apple TV+, the New Home for the World’s Most Creative Storytellers

Press release from Apple, March 25, 2019: Apple today announced Apple TV+, the new home for the world’s most creative storytellers featuring exclusive original shows, movies and documentaries, coming this fall. Apple TV+, Apple’s original video subscription service, will feature…

Fox Renews Network’s No. 1 Drama, ‘9-1-1,’ and ‘The Resident’ for Third Seasons

Press release from Fox, March 25, 2019: FOX has renewed hit dramas 9-1-1 and THE RESIDENT for their third seasons, it was announced today by Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, for FOX Entertainment. “9-1-1 redefined what a procedural series can be,…

CBS News to Broadcast ‘The Mueller Report: A Turning Point,’ a One-Hour Special, on Monday, March 25, 10 p.m.

Press release from CBS, March 25, 2019: CBS News will broadcast THE MUELLER REPORT: A TURNING POINT, a one-hour primetime special on Monday, March 25, (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The special will be simulcast on CBS…

ABC Picks Up Television’s No. 1 New Comedy, ‘The Conners,’ for a Second Season

Press release from ABC, March 22, 2019: The ABC Television Network has ordered a second season of freshman hit comedy “The Conners,” Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment, announced today. Ranking as television’s No. 1 new comedy this season in Total…

Kristin Cavallari to Host ‘Paradise Hotel,’ Premiering With a Two-Hour Event Thursday, May 9, on Fox

Press release from Fox, March 22, 2019: Television personality and reality star Kristin Cavallari is tapped to host the brand-new PARADISE HOTEL, the innovative unscripted dating competition series in which sexy singles try to remain in paradise for as long…

‘Schitt’s Creek’ Renewed for Its Sixth and Final Season

Press release from Pop, March 21, 2019: SCHITT’S CREEK co-creators Daniel Levy and Eugene Levy announced today that the hit comedy series returns for its sixth and final season in 2020. The sixth season is currently in pre-production and begins…

OWN Announces Straight-to-Series Order for New Original Anthology Drama ‘Cherish the Day,’ Created by Ava DuVernay

Press release from OWN, March 20, 2019: OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that Ava DuVernay, award-winning filmmaker and creative force behind the network’s critically acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar,” is bringing her next series to OWN. With a straight-to-series…

MGM Television and Mark Burnett Announce Multiyear Production Deal With Bethenny Frankel

Press release from MGM Television, March 19, 2019: MGM Television and Mark Burnett, Worldwide Television Group Chairman, partner with entrepreneur, television personality, author, philanthropist, Bethenny Frankel for a multiyear deal for unscripted development expanding upon Frankel’s previous television and business…

Fox News Channel Signs Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile to Contributor Role

Press release from Fox News, March 18, 2019: FOX News Channel (FNC) has signed former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile as a contributor, the network announced today. Brazile, a veteran Democratic strategist, will offer political analysis across both FNC…

Discovery Promotes Keith Kazerman to Executive Vice President, Digital Sales, Advanced Advertising and Research

Press release from Discovery, March 18, 2019: Discovery today announced the promotion of Keith Kazerman to Executive Vice President, Digital Sales, Advanced Advertising and Research, effective immediately. The announcement was made by Jon Steinlauf, Chief U.S. Ad Sales Officer for…