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FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ BROADWAY

November 14, 2019

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

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 11/14/19)
MTV: Floribama Shore (Premiere) at 8pm
NETFLIX: The Stranded (Premiere)
SNAP: Compton Dreams (Premiere)
ACORN TV: Doc Martin (Finale)
OXYGEN: Killer Couples (Finale) at 8pm

FOX Television Stations renewed 25 Words or Less for a second season , and also picked up Divorce Court for a 22nd year and Dish Nation for a ninth. “Every day, America welcomes us into their homes to laugh, cry and play,” said FTS Executive Vice President of Programming and Development, Stephen Brown. “We are part of their everyday ritual and we look forward to being there for a long time to come.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

TBS is going full force with Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, ordering the weekly late-nighter for a fifth season. Additionally, TBS has renewed its first look deal with Bee’s production company, Swimsuit Competition. “I’m beyond grateful for the opportunity to continue doing this show for another season,” said Bee. “Excited to still be at it when Trump finally gives up the presidency at the end of his fifth term, January 2036. I heard he’ll be leaving to spend more time with his family. JK JK.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Streaming service Disney+, launched Tuesday, boasted ten million sign-ups by Wednesday , according to the company, thanks to “extraordinary consumer demand” that likely explained early technical snafus. The service has a price tag of $6.99/month, with a seven-day free trial. Despite the early report on numbers, Disney warned, “Moving forward, there are no plans to release Disney+ subscriber data outside of The Walt Disney Company’s quarterly earnings calls.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook removed a record seven million hate speech posts in 3Q19 ,almost 60% more than the quarter prior. The social media giant also censored 3.2 million posts for bullying and harassment, versus 2.5 million in 2Q19.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS’s The Late Show will air a week a shows featuring host Stephen Colbert’s trip to New Zealand starting Monday, November 18. Each night, Colbert will share videos that celebrate the nation, including an interview with Lord of the Rings director-producer Peter Jackson at Hobbiton.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC picked up competition series Ultimate Surfer , which will gather some of the world’s greatest up-and-coming surfers to train and live together as they battle it out at the World Surf League’s Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California. Production will begin in 2020; surf star Kelly Slater will serve as on-air talent and special correspondent.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV gave the greenlight to new event series  Home Town Rescue(wt), starring Ben and Erin Napier as they take on their biggest project yet – an entire town in need of a renovation. “Home Town Rescue is exactly what fans of Ben and Erin have been asking for and it will change one lucky community in a powerful and significant way,” said Betsy Ayala, SVP, programming and development for HGTV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Quibi issued an order for Slugfest , a docu-series exploring the rivalry between Marvel and DC Comics, produced by Anthony and Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Limited series Sometimes I Lie, starring and exec produced by Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), landed a script commitment from Fox. Project comes from Robin Swicord (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), A Very Good Production and Warner Bros. TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me, the memoir written by Judy Garland’s manager and agent  Stevie Phillips , is being adapted into a TV series, reports Deadline. Athena Pictures and American Entertainment Investors are developing the project.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix renewed The Witcher for season two . Freshman run of the fantasy series starts December 20.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon Studios ordered The Peripheral, the sci-fi thriller drama from creator/EP/showrun
(Source: Cynopsis)

Epix gave a season two order to docu-series Sex Life , following people on sexual and intimate journeys.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New Travel Channel original series Trending Fear premieres Friday, December 20 at 11p, following Buzzfeed author Adam Ellis and two friends who hope to help people take back their lives after encounters with the paranormal.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Airline pilot Peter Weber starts his run as ABC’s The Bachelor on Monday, January 6 at 8p. It will be the reality show’s 24th season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spring descends on North Star Ranch as Discovery’s Alaskan Bush People returns Wednesday, December 4 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Oxygen’s Homicide for the Holidays is back for season four on Saturday, December 7 at 7:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dragonfish Bingo Network and Discovery Inc. are teaming to launch a real money online bingo site in the UK tied to Say Yes to the Dress. Positively Distinctive Media will advise and execute the marketing, promotional and operational strategy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On-demand platform CuriosityStream will launch Hi$tory,  looking at some of the greatest myths of American history, on Monday, November 18. Four-part series is hosted by Peter Sagal. In more CuriosityStream news, the platform is expanding its international reach with distribution partnerships  in Africa, New Zealand and the Bahamas.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New animated series My Little Pony: Pony Life will premiere new content on Discovery Family and Discovery Family GO, along with short form content on the My Little Pony YouTube channel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

THIRTEEN’s children’s series  Cyberchase kicks off Season 12 with Thanksgiving special Giving Thanks Day, premiering Friday, November 22 on PBS KIDS 24/7 channel (check local listings) and live stream.
(Source: Cynopsis)

First We Feast, part of Complex Networks , explores the world of Japanese comfort cooking in Gochi Gang, premiering Tuesday, November 12 at 11a on First We Feast’s YouTube channel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

We’ll drink to that: As part of the brand experiences at the first-ever BravoCon, PepsiCo, BravoCon’s presenting sponsor and official pouring partner, will unveil Pepsi Sparkling Rosé, a cnew, custom beverage designed exclusively for fans for the weekend. Brand partners Hotels.com, Lay’s Poppables, Pure Leaf, State Farm and Talenti Gelato will also have activations “designed to bring Bravo’s passionate fanbase into a unique world of Housewives and Deckhands, Cheftestants and Socialites.” Event takes place November 15-17 in NYC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Paley Center for Media today announced the final selection to its PaleyLive LA fall season:  An Evening with Tyler Perry’s The Oval. Program will take place on Tuesday, December 10 at 7p at the Paley Center’s Beverly Hills location.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Antenna TV is offering two full days of classic TV shows celebrating the holiday season beginning December 24 at 5a with a “Classic Christmas Collection,” featuring holiday episodes from shows including   Three’s Company, The Burns and Allen Show, Welcome Back, Kotter, Barney Miller, Dennis the Menace, Bewitched and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On Sunday, November 17 at 10p, The Weather Channel will premiere Meltdown, a one-hour primetime special featuring national correspondent Dave Malkoff in a scientific exploration around the world with NASA experts to  bear witness to the rapid meltdown of glaciers at the top of our planet.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Town Hall announced the inaugural Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, honoring excellence at the intersection of arts and activism. The award, named after actress, singer and activist Lena Horne, will be presented to the soon-to-be-announced recipient at an event in February 2020.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Noticias Telemundo presents Los Niños Perdidos De Guatemala (The Lost Children of Guatemala), a documentary about the thousands of irregular adoptions in Guatemala since the country’s civil war in the 1990s, on Sunday, November 17 at 11:30a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MexicanicosDiscovery en Español’s most successful original production , will celebrate its 50 th episode on Monday, December 16 at 10p. The anniversary episode will air within the net’s “Lunes de motores” (Motor Mondays) programming block.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Eddie Griffin’s third Showtime comedy special , Eddie Griffin: E-Niggma, premieres on Friday, December 6 at 11p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Onboard Freeform pilot Last Summer are Chiara Aurelia (Tell Me Your Secrets), Mika Abdalla (Project Mc), Michale Landes (The Liberator), Froy Gutierrez (Teen Wolf), Harley Quinn Smith (Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood), Allius Barnes (Unbelievable), Blake Lee (Fam), Nathanial Ashton (Mr. Mercedes) and Brooklyn Sudano (Taken)…Dan Bakkedahl (Life in Pieces) and Augusto Aguilera (The Predator) have joined the cast of HBO Max’s Made for Love…Stephen Bishop (Moneyball) has joined the cast of Starz comedy pilot Run the World.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UPtv reports more than 7 million viewers have tuned in to its Christmas movies so far this holiday season.  Christmas with a Prince: Becoming Royal  is UP’s #1 premiere movie title among W25-54 2019 to date, with over 1 million premiere night viewers tuning in.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tuesday’s series premiere of History’s  Kings of Pain drew 924,000 Total Viewers and was the network’s second best non-fiction series premiere of 2019 among A25-54 (461,000) and A18-49 (344,000).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Latin music awards show Premios de la Radio , which aired on EstrellaTV Network, experienced a 4% increase in A18-49 viewership versus its telecast in 2018. In LA, Premios de la Radio ranked #2 regardless of language with A18-34, and with the event taking place live in Dallas for the first time, the awards show ranked #1 with A18-34 and A18-49 in Dallas and #2 in Houston, among Hispanic TV stations.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BROADWAY
The Inheritance – Part 1 is opening on Sunday November 17, 2019.
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/the-inheritance/

The Inheritance – Part 2 is opening on Sunday November 17, 2019
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/the-inheritance-part-2/

A Christmas Carol is opening on Wednesday November 20, 2019.
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/a-christmas-carol/

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JENNIFER LOPEZ RECALLS A DIRECTOR TRYING TO GET HER TOPLESS

November 13, 2019

JENNIFER LOPEZ RECALLS A DIRECTOR TRYING TO GET HER TOPLESS
https://toofab.com/2019/11/13/jennifer-lopez-recalls-director-trying-to-get-her-topless/

EMINEM’S REP ADDRESSES LEAKED LYRICS ABOUT CHRIS BROWN & RIHANNA

November 13, 2019

EMINEM’S REP ADDRESSES LEAKED LYRICS ABOUT CHRIS BROWN & RIHANNA
https://www.eonline.com/news/1092904/eminem-s-rep-addresses-leaked-lyrics-about-chris-brown-and-rihanna

KEHLANI RESPONDS TO YG CHEATING SCANDAL IN NEW SONG “YOU KNOW WASSUP”

November 13, 2019

KEHLANI RESPONDS TO YG CHEATING SCANDAL IN NEW SONG “YOU KNOW WASSUP”
https://www.eonline.com/news/1093038/kehlani-responds-to-yg-cheating-scandal-in-new-song-you-know-wassup

PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN MARKLE ANNOUNCE THEY ARE SKIPPING QUEEN ELIZABETH’S CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES

November 13, 2019

PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN MARKLE ANNOUNCE THEY ARE SKIPPING QUEEN ELIZABETH’S CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES
https://www.eonline.com/news/1092849/prince-harry-and-meghan-markle-may-skip-queen-elizabeth-ii-s-annual-christmas-festivities

T.I.’S WIFE TINY ROLLS HER EYES AT CONCERN OVER DEYJAH HARRIS

November 13, 2019

T.I.’S WIFE TINY ROLLS HER EYES AT CONCERN OVER DEYJAH HARRIS
https://www.eonline.com/news/1092888/t-i-s-wife-tiny-rolls-her-eyes-at-concern-over-deyjah-harris

KODAK BLACK GETS NEARLY 4 YEARS IN PRISON IN FEDERAL GUN CASE

November 13, 2019

KODAK BLACK GETS NEARLY 4 YEARS IN PRISON IN FEDERAL GUN CASE
https://www.tmz.com/2019/11/13/kodak-black-sentenced-46-months-prison-federal-gun-case/

MELANIE GRIFFITH’S DRUNK ANTICS ON “WORKING GIRL” SET COST HER $80,000

November 13, 2019

MELANIE GRIFFITH’S DRUNK ANTICS ON “WORKING GIRL” SET COST HER $80,000
https://toofab.com/2019/11/12/melanie-griffith-drunk-antics-working-girl-set-cost-80k/

BRIGITTE NIELSEN CLAIMS SHE SLEPT WITH MADONNA’S HUSBAND SEAN PENN OUT OF REVENGE

November 13, 2019

BRIGITTE NIELSEN CLAIMS SHE SLEPT WITH MADONNA’S HUSBAND SEAN PENN OUT OF REVENGE
https://toofab.com/2019/11/12/brigitte-nielsen-slept-madonna-husband-sean-penn-revenge/

CELEBRITY NEWS: NOVEMBER 13, 2019

November 13, 2019

CELEBRITY NEWS: NOVEMBER 13, 2019
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Monique Coleman (“High School Musical” movies) – 39 years old
Ron Artest (aka Metta World Peace/ NBA Player) – 40 years old
Gerard Butler (“Geostorm”/“300”) – 50 years old
Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmy Live) – 52 years old
Steve Zahn (“Dallas Buyers Club”/ “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” movies) – 52 years old
Neil Flynn (ABC’s The Middle/ Scrubs) – 59 years old
Whoopi Goldberg (The View/ “Nobody’s Fool”) – 64 years old
Chris Noth (Sex And The City) – 65 years old
Frances Conroy (American Horror Story/ How I Met Your Mother) – 66 years old
Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds) – 72 years old