Programming Highlights

Programming Highlights

From hot debuts to returning hits, learn more about some of the programs that have customers tuning in—where they can see your business.

Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole

A&E Network greenlit a second season of Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole. Documentary series tells the stories of convicted juvenile offenders who received mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole. Due to a recent US Supreme Court ruling that such sentences for minors are unconstitutional, these inmates now can petition the court for a new sentencing hearing.

 

Live PD

A&E Network has ordered 160 new episodes of the groundbreaking documentary series "Live PD," from MGM's Big Fish Entertainment. Hosted by Dan Abrams with analysis from Tom Morris Jr. and Sgt. Sean 'Sticks' Larkin, "Live PD" showcases the policing of America, following diverse police departments from across the country in real time as they patrol their communities every Friday and Saturday night. Live PD airs for three hours on Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 9:00 pm (ET).

 

Quiz

Quiz, a three-part drama from AMC telling the story of a couple who attempted to cheat their way to winning Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, has moved and premieres Sunday, May 31 at 10:00 pm (ET) and will air for three consecutive weeks.

 

Black History Month Spectacular

AMC announced that the Critics' Choice Award-nominated Sherman's Showcase will officially return on June 19 - Juneteenth - with a one-hour "Black History Month Spectacular" premiering at 10:00 pm (ET) on AMC.

NOS4A2

AMC announced that season two of its supernatural horror series NOS4A2 will now premiere on Sunday, June 21 at 10:00 pm (ET) on AMC, with the full season set to also simulcast on BBC America. NOS4A2's second season picks up eight years after the events of season one as Vic McQueen remains more determined than ever to destroy Charlie Manx.

 

The Walking Dead: World Beyond

AMC’s upcoming two-season limited event series The Walking Dead: World Beyond, which had been set to premiere Sunday, April 12, has been delayed indefinitely. The new spinoff series, which tells the story of the first generation to come of age in the apocalypse, will now be arriving on AMC “later this year,” according to the network. The series had wrapped filming but was in post-production on the last few episodes, which has been impacted by the COVID-19 related company closures.

The Zoo: San Diego

The Zoo: San Diego has been renewed for season two on Animal Planet, after premiering as the net’s most-watched new series of the calendar year. Sophomore run (spoiler alert: baby hippo!) is set to start this summer.

CRIKEY! IT'S THE IRWINS: LIFE IN LOCKDOWN

Stay at home orders become quite unique when home is a 1,000-acre zoo. This all-new Crikey! It's the Irwins special features the Irwin family - Terri, Bindi, Chandler and Robert - as they provide Animal Planet audiences with a personal look at their work and new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic while taking care of the 1,200 animals they have dedicated their lives to at Australia Zoo during the zoo's temporary closure. This special episode of CRIKEY! IT'S THE IRWINS: LIFE IN LOCKDOWN premieres Saturday, June 27 at 10:00 pm (ET). Additionally, Animal Planet has greenlit season three of the series Crikey! It's the Irwins which will premiere later this year.

 

My Cat From Hell: Cat Sh*t Crazy

My Cat From Hell's Jackson Galaxy, renowned cat behavior and wellness expert, returns to Animal Planet during the COVID-19 pandemic to face all-new fur-ious felines who have gone from peacefully destroying curtains and toilet paper rolls with little human distraction to spending every waking moment with their cat guardians. In My Cat From Hell: Cat Sh*t Crazy, which premieres Saturday, July 11 at 10:00 pm (ET), Jackson is faced with a whole new set of quarantine behaviors, both claw-some feline and human, unlike he's ever seen.

 

Check back soon for programming news from BBC America.

BET Awards

BET announced plans to move forward with The "BET Awards" 2020, which will celebrate the brightest stars across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at 8:00 pm (ET). Using an array of innovative techniques and artist-generated content, the show will continue, allowing the audience to join in a celebration of black love, joy, pride, and power with an all-star lineup taking to TV's biggest stage. 2020 marks both the 20th anniversary of the awards and BET's 40th anniversary. This year's show will continue the rich history of providing fans with those special, not to be missed moments. The official "BET Awards" 2020 nominations to be announced on a later date.

Tyler Perry Shows

BET announced second season pick-ups of original dramas "Tyler Perry's The Oval" and "Tyler Perry's Sistas" from Tyler Perry. Production of the original drama is slated to start at Tyler Perry Studios on July 8, with premiere dates for both series forthcoming.

 

Below Deck Mediterranean

Below Deck Mediterranean returns this June 1st at 9:00 pm (ET) on Bravo. Returning for a shocking fifth season in picturesque Mallorca, Spain, are: Captain Sandy Yawn, Hannah Ferrier (Chief Stew) and season two’s Malia White (Bosun). New crew members include: Hindrigo “Kiko” Lorran (Chef), Lara Flumiani (Stew), Jessica More (Stew), Pete Hunziker (Lead Deckhand), Alex Radcliffe (Deckhand) and Robert Westergaard (Deckhand).

 

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