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The Code
CBS military drama “The Code” has been cancelled by the network, the judgement announced just one day after the show’s first season finale. The series followed soldiers who tackle the toughest legal challenges facing the U.S. Marine Corps.

As prosecutors, defense lawyers, and investigators, these Marines work together to serve their country while operating out of Judge Advocate General Headquarters in Quantico. Dana Delaney, Luke Mitchell, Anna Wood, Ato Essandoh, Phillipa Soo, and Raffi Barsoumian starred in the series which saw a dramatic ratings drop and closed out with 2.9 million viewers in Live+Same Day. [Source: Variety]

HBO Max
AT&T chief Randall Stephenson revealed to investors this week that the full investor preview of the HBO Max streaming service will take place on October 29th. Said preview will detail the launch plans for their direct-to-consumer streaming service which arrives next Spring. He also confirmed the service will eventually include live sports and news programming. [Source: HBO Max]

Dune: The Sisterhood
“Good Girls Revolt” creator Dana Calvo has signed a multi-year overall deal with Legendary Television Studios, which will include serving as co-showrunner with Jon Spaihts on Legendary’s “Dune: The Sisterhood” series for HBO Max.

The project received a straight-to-series order from the upcoming HBO MAX service last month and is designed to co-exist with Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming “Dune” feature film which is in production. Villeneuve is set to executive produce the series and direct its pilot episode. [Source: Deadline]

Transmissions
“Bodyguard” and “Line of Duty” creator Jed Mercurio has signed on to create the sci-fi thriller series “Transmissions” for Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s Quibi short form service. The show is set at a remote radio observatory where a lone scientist begins receiving eerie signals from deep space. [Source: Deadline]

The Boys
Amazon has premiered the final trailer ahead of the debut of its new series “The Boys” which is set in a world where superheroes are celebrities who don’t necessarily choose to use their powers for good. The eight-episode first season will be available on Amazon Prime Video from July 26th.