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Nippon TV Internet Suspense Drama ‘Guilty Flag’ as Scripted Format at ATF

Recent Japanese suspense drama series “Guilty Flag” is to be launched at next week’s Asian Television Forum (ATF) as a scripted format by entertainment group Nippon Television. “Guilty…

‘Reno 911’ Special ‘The Hunt for QAnon’ Gets Premiere Date on Paramount Plus (EXCLUSIVE)

“Reno 911: The Hunt for QAnon” has set a premiere date on Paramount Plus. The special will air on the streamer starting Dec. 23. It follows the deputies…

Roku to Premiere ‘Ten Weeks’ Army Basic Training Docu-Series on Veterans Day

A project five years in the making, “Ten Weeks,” a docu-series about recruits going through the U.S. Army basic training, is slated to premiere on the Roku Channel…

Walter Presents to Launch on Scandinavian Streamer C More

Walter Presents has inked a two-year deal with Scandinavian streaming service C More to launch a curated selection of international scripted series across Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.…

Fox Nation Made Available on YouTube TV

Fox Nation, the subscription-based streaming service from Fox News Media, has debuted as an optional add-on on YouTube TV, a sign of how some broadband-video outlets are looking…

Roku Nabs U.S. Streaming Rights to ‘Children Ruin Everything’ Comedy Series From ‘Schitt’s Creek’s’ Kurt Smeaton

Roku, in another opportunistic programming pickup, will bring comedy series “Children Ruin Everything” to U.S. audiences — streaming for free on the Roku Channel — in an exclusive…

IMDb TV Releases First-Look Trailer For ‘Judy Justice’ (TV News Roundup)

IMDb TV released the official trailer for courtroom series “Judy Justice.” The new series premieres Nov. 1 and marks the judge’s return to the televised bench. The reality…

Global Citizen 2021: How to watch and when to catch the best performers

Beginning on Saturday afternoon, the music marathon Global Citizen Live will be raising awareness — and coins — over 24 hours with hundreds of artists and other celebrities on six continents.

Cinedigm Buys Bloody Disgusting, Taking Bigger Cut at Horror (EXCLUSIVE)

Bloody Disgusting, the horror fandom and entertainment outfit first launched 20 years ago, is under new ownership: Streaming media company Cinedigm has acquired Bloody Disgusting to beef up…

Pocket.watch Hires Xavier Kochhar, Former AT&T and HBO Max Exec, as First COO and CFO (EXCLUSIVE)

Pocket.watch, the kids and family media company centered on creating franchises around YouTube stars, hired seasoned industry exec Xavier Kochhar as its first COO and CFO. Kochhar, who…

Peacock, Roku to Premiere ‘My Son’ Starring James McAvoy, Claire Foy (EXCLUSIVE)

STXfilms has closed a deal to premiere its upcoming movie “My Son,” a thriller starring James McAvoy and Claire Foy, on both Peacock and The Roku Channel. As…

‘Global Citizen Live’ Solidifies L.A. Lineup With Stevie Wonder, H.E.R., Demi Lovato, Adam Lambert Set for the Greek

Lineups for the Los Angeles and London components of the “Global Citizen Live” broadcast have been revealed, with the L.A. show set for the Greek Theatre on Sept.…