FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ HOLIDAY SHOPS/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL/ CASTING CALL

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 12/21/12)
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY: Facing Evil with Candace DeLong (Finale) at 8pm
TLC: Say Yes To The Dress: Bridesmaids (Finale) at 9pm & 9:30pm
TLC: Brides of Beverly Hills (Finale) at 10pm
SYFY: Haven (Finale) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 12/22/12)
DIY: That’s So 90’s (Finale) at 7pm
TV GUIDE: Stand Up in Stilettos (Finale) at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 12/23/12)
OWN: Oprah’s Next Chapter: Jaime Foxx (Part 2) (Premiere) at 9pm
MSNBC: Chained To My Ex (Premiere) at 9pm
FOOD: The Next Iron Chef: Redemption (Finale) at 9pm

MOVIES
Jack Reacher – Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Robert Duvall, Werner Herzog, Richard Jenkins
This Is 40 – Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Megan Fox, Albert Brooks, Chris O’Dowd
Monsters, Inc. (3D) (Re-Release) (Animated) – John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi, James Coburn
The Guilt Trip – Seth Rogen, Barbra Streisand, Kathy Najimy, Colin Hanks, Adam Scott
Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away (3D) (Limited Release)
The Impossible (Limited Release) – Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts
Zero Dark Thirty (Limited Release) – Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain, Edgar Ramirez, Kyle Chandler, Mark Strong
On The Road (Limited Release) – Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Kristen Dunst, Elisabeth Moss

New reality competition series The Job will premiere on CBS February 8 at 8p.  From Michael Davies (Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Watch What Happens Live) and Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Voice), the series gives candidates from around the country a chance to win positions at some of America’s top firms.  Lisa Ling is the show’s host and each episode features five candidates participating in various rounds of elimination in challenges before a panel of executives as they compete for their dream job.  The featured companies and broadcast order will be announced soon after the New Year.  CBS additionally revealed Undercover Boss will return to its schedule beginning April 19.  The Job is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Embassy Row.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FOX handed So You Think You Can Dance a 10th season renewal from 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group, and dick clark productions, inc.  Auditions for season 10 begin January 18 in Austin, TX with further auditions happening in Detroit on February 11; Boston on February 21; Memphis on March 14; and Los Angeles on March 22.  For details on eligibility rules and audition venues go to www.fox.com/dance.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Well before it returns for a seventh season in February, USA Network has granted its series Psych an eighth season.  Psych is USA’s longest running series on air about Santa Barbara’s favorite faux psychic and his sidekick played by James Roday and Dule Hill respectively.  The new season will be back with eight new episodes.  Season seven of Psych debuts February 27 at 10p and also marks the series’ 100th episode milestone.  Psych is from Universal Cable Productions in association with Tagline Pictures.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FX renewed its comedy The League for a fifth season on the heels of its fourth season finale which aired last night.  Production on 13 all-new episodes will begin next summer with the fifth season bowing in Fall 2013.   During its most recent season, The League averaged 1.63 million viewers on a first-run basis and 1.45 million among A18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A new season of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network’s docu-series Our America with Lisa Ling is back starting January 22 at 10p.  The eight all-new one-hour episodes will be hosted by journalist and author Ling and cover life in America and its subcultures.  The series is produced by part2 pictures.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E! introduced a new mobile app, E! Latino for the fast-growing Spanish-speaking audience.  The launch is part of E!’s initiative to better serve and entertain the Spanish-language population and to expand its strength with the Hispanic audience.  The new app initiative will continue to roll out in 2013 with additional digital and on-air extensions.  The app is available for iPhone, iPod touch and Android devices in the US and in 32 international territories across Latin America and the Caribbean.  Furthermore, E! is working closely with its sister network Telemundo to distribute E! Latino content and promote the app across their digital platforms. The E! Latino app features original series such as Latin Bites and Zona Trendy as well as its current hits like Keeping Up with the Kardashians and The Soup, celebrity interviews, photo galleries, interactive features and more.  To download the app, go to eonline.com/latino or download directly from the App Store or Google Play.
(Source: Cynopsis)

To coincide with the premiere of its new series The Face, Oxygen Media is asking its viewers to channel their inner supermodel with The Face Challenge.  Launching earlier this week on the show’s YouTube channel, this user generated contest and on-the-ground activation is taking The Face directly to people to get them excited about the premiere of the new on-air competition series executive produced by Naomi Campbell and featuring her as a supermodel coach.  Fans can submit videos emulating the supermodels for a chance to win an ultimate VIP treatment in New York City and to see their name announced as the winner during the season premiere set for February 12 at 9p on Oxygen.  Submissions to the contest may also be featured on a Times Square billboard the day of the show’s premiere.  Access The Face Challenge on Oxygen’s official YouTube channel for The Face at: www.youtube.com/thefaceonoxygen.  The Face is produced by Shine America.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SHOWTIME is giving Americans a belated holiday gift in the form of a Free Preview Weekend on January 11-13.  Currently Showtime has 22 million subscribers and will be available to 58 million more viewers for that one weekend only.  Viewers will have a chance to sample the premium network’s programming on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME HD, SHOWTIME On Demand and SHOWTIME ANYTIME.   The Free Preview Weekend will also include the season premieres on January 13 of SHOWTIME’s Shameless at 9p, House of Lies at 10p and Californication at 1030p.  For more information on SHOWTIME’s Free Preview weekend, go to www.sho.com/freepreview.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HOLIDAY SHOPS
These will run until Christmas Eve.
The Holiday Shops at Bryant Park – 42nd & 6th Ave.
(Mon. – Fri. 11am – 8pm, Sat. 10am to 9pm, Sun. 10am to 6pm)

Grand Central Holiday Fair – 42nd & Lexington Ave.
(Mon. – Sat. 10am – 8pm, Sun. 11am – 7pm)

The Holiday Gift Shops at St. Bartholomew’s – 325 Park Ave. on 50th St. 
(Mon. – Fri. 8am to 8pm Daily)

Holiday Market At Union Square – 14th St. & Broadway
(11am to 8pm (Closed Thanksgiving)

The Seaport Holiday Shops – At the Grand Entrance Walkway of the South Street Seaport
(Every day from 10am to 9pm)

Holiday Market at Columbus Circle
(Mon. – Fri. 10am – 8pm Daily)

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $12 million

Participating States: New York, New Jersey, California, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

www.NYLottery.org

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $40 million.

Powerball is played in 41 states.

www.NYLottery.org

CASTING CALL
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal is launching a nationwide casting call for its new reality singing competition La Voz Kids which will premiere on the Telemundo network next spring.  Telemundo Media brings for the first time The Voice Kids featuring young kids as contestants.  All interested kids between the ages of 7-14 years old should register at www.lavozkids.com or call 1.855.VOZ.KIDS (1-855-869-5437) or send an email to: castings@lavozkids.com.  The La Voz Kids auditions will take place in January and early February in Miami January 5-6; Houston and San Juan, Puerto Rico January 12-13; Los Angeles and Dallas January 19-20; Chicago and San Antonio January 26-27; and New York City and Phoenix February 2-3.  La Voz Kids is produced by Talpa Media USA Inc.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

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