FIRST LOOK/ ON TV

May 26, 2022

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 5/26/22)
A&E: Accused: Guilty or Innocent? (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY+: Fight or Flight (Premiere)
HBO MAX: That Damn Michael Che (Premiere)
HBO MAX: Tig ‘n Seek (Premiere)
HISTORY: Alone (Premiere) at 9pm
HISTORY: Kings of Pain (Premiere) at 10:30pm
ID: Devil in the Web (Premiere) at 10pm
NETFLIX: Shaman King (Premiere)
NBC: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Finale) at 3pm
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy (Finale) at 8pm
CBS: Bull (Finale) at 10pm
FOX: Welcome to Flatch (Finale) at 9pm

Warner Bros. Discovery is launching two new streaming advertising products with CTV company BrightLine. Click-to-Contact enables CTV ad-lite viewers to “click” on an ad and instantly receive an email from discovery+ on behalf of the advertiser, while Viewer’s Choice offers consumers the option to choose their path at the beginning of the ad. Both will be available on discovery+ beginning in 4Q22.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+ has ordered “Speed Racer,” a live-action series from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Television. The Japanese media franchise has had numerous US iterations.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production is set to begin on an adaptation of Food Network host Katie Lee Beigel’s (“The Kitchen”) bestseller, Groundswell, for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Beigel is executive producing and will make an appearance in the movie.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Podcast company Meet Cute is partnering with Range Media Partnersto adapt stories from Meet Cute into TV series and films. The deal also calls for clients from A+E Networks-backed Range to be added to Meet Cute’s audio series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tim Roth (“Lie to Me”) is stepping into Ian McShane’s role as an underworld boss in Paramount+ drama series “King of the Cross.” McShane withdrew due to health concerns.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Documentary thriller “Navalny,” about anti-corruption Russian government opposition leader Alexei Navalny, will be available to stream on HBO Max today, May 26. The film, directed by filmmaker Daniel Roher, follows Navalny after he survived an assassination attempt by poisoning with a lethal nerve agent.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy brand Smosh is debuting “Smosh: Under the Influence Live.” On June 30 at 9p, Smosh team will perform live fan favorite-segments, sketches and more, all “Under the Influence” of drinks throughout the day. “Myself and the cast are so excited to deliver something totally new for us,” said Smosh President and Co-Founder Ian Hecox. “We’ve never mixed alcohol with our comedy before, so it’s guaranteed to deliver some unexpected results for sure.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

MagellanTV kicks off its inaugural “War & Military Week” today, May 26 with the world premiere of original series “Beyond the Myth: The SS Unveiled.” Produced by Doclights for ZDF, in association with ZDF Studios and MagellanTV, “Beyond the Myth” will anchor a weeklong lineup of documentary series and films that spotlight military strategies and achievements.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season three of Freeform’s “Motherland: Fort Salem” premieres Tuesday, June 21 at 10p. The witches have left the army after being blamed for the death of the vice president’s daughter but can’t stay out of trouble.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ratings for the series finale of NBC’s “This Is Us” were nothing to cry about – the drama scored a 1.3 rating among A18-49 and 6.37f million viewers, improving on the season premiere (1.0/5.26 million).
(Source: Cynopsis)

ELLEN DEGENERES SAYS SHE CRIED EVERY DAY BEFORE FILMING FINAL EPISODES OF “THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW”

May 25, 2022

ELLEN DEGENERES SAYS SHE CRIED EVERY DAY BEFORE FILMING FINAL EPISODES OF “THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW
https://www.eonline.com/news/1332293/ellen-degeneres-says-she-cried-every-day-before-filming-final-episodes

BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN’S ULCERATIVE COLITIS IS EXPLAINED BY A GASTROENTEROLOGIST

May 25, 2022

BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN’S ULCERATIVE COLITIS IS EXPLAINED BY A GASTROENTEROLOGIST
https://www.eonline.com/news/1332310/brian-austin-greens-ulcerative-colitis-explained-by-a-gastroenterologist

LIAM PAYNE (ONE DIRECTION) STEPS OUT WITH ALIANA MAWLA AFTER SPLIT FROM EX-GIRLFRIEND MAYA HENRY

May 25, 2022

LIAM PAYNE (ONE DIRECTION) STEPS OUT WITH ALIANA MAWLA AFTER SPLIT FROM EX-GIRLFRIEND MAYA HENRY
https://www.eonline.com/news/1332370/liam-payne-steps-out-with-aliana-mawla-after-split-from-ex-maya-henry

MAYA HENRY IS “BLINDSIDED” AFTER LIAM PAYNE (ONE DIRECTION) ABRUPTLY ENDED THEIR RELATIONSHIP

May 25, 2022

MAYA HENRY IS “BLINDSIDED” AFTER LIAM PAYNE (ONE DIRECTION) ABRUPTLY ENDED THEIR RELATIONSHIP
https://www.eonline.com/news/1332335/maya-henry-blindsided-after-liam-payne-abruptly-ended-their-relationship

JUSSIE SMOLLETT AND MONA SCOTT-YOUNG TEAM UP FOR “B-BOY BLUES” FOR BET+

May 25, 2022

JUSSIE SMOLLETT AND MONA SCOTT-YOUNG TEAM UP FOR “B-BOY BLUES” FOR BET+
https://www.tmz.com/2022/05/25/jussie-smollett-mona-scott-bboy-blues-bet/

JOSH DUGGAR IS SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON IN CHILD PORN TRIAL

May 25, 2022

JOSH DUGGAR IS SENTENCED TO 12 YEARS IN PRISON IN CHILD PORN TRIAL
https://www.tmz.com/2022/05/25/josh-duggar-sentenced-12-years-child-porn-case-trial/

COLIN KAEPERNICK IS SET TO WORK OUT FOR THE LAS VEGAS RAIDERS

May 25, 2022

COLIN KAEPERNICK IS SET TO WORK OUT FOR THE LAS VEGAS RAIDERS
https://www.tmz.com/2022/05/25/colin-kaepernick-to-workout-for-las-vegas-raiders/

SNOOP DOGG SAYS HE REJECTED $2 MILLION DJ GIG FOR MICHAEL JORDAN

May 25, 2022

SNOOP DOGG SAYS HE REJECTED $2 MILLION DJ GIG FOR MICHAEL JORDAN
https://www.tmz.com/2022/05/25/snoop-dogg-michael-jordan-2m-dj-fee/

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 25, 2022

May 25, 2022

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 25, 2022
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Aly Raisman (Olympic Gold Gymnast) – 28 years old
Esme Bianco (Game of Thrones) – 40 years old
Terra Jole (Little Women: LA) – 42 years old
Rasheeda Buckner-Frost (Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta/ Kirk’s wife) – 46 years old
Cillian Murphy (“Batman” movies) – 46 years old
Ethan Suplee (My Name Is Earl) – 46 years old
Molly Sims (Model) – 49 years old
Octavia Spencer (“The Help”) – 52 years old
Jamie Kennedy (The Jamie Kennedy Experiment) – 52 years old
Anne Heche (Aftermath/ Dig) – 53 years old
Stacy London (What Not To Wear/ The View) – 53 years old
Kirk Frost (Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta/ Rasheeda’s husband) – 53 years old
Mike Myers (“Austin Powers” movies/ Saturday Night Live) – 59 years old
Connie Sellecca (Hotel/ The Greatest American Hero) – 67 years old
Patty D’Arbanville (New York Undercover) – 71 years old
Frank Oz (Puppeteer of Yoda, Cookie Monster & Miss Piggy) – 78 years old
Leslie Uggams (“Deadpool” movies / Empire) – 79 years old
Ian McKellen (“The Lord of the Rings” movies) – 83 years old