FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ SOUNDSCAN/ POWERBALL

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 8/21/13)
A&E: Modern Dads (Premiere) at 10pm
ASPIRE: Exhale (Finale) at 8pm
TBS: Deal With It (Finale) at 10:30pm
USA: Necessary Roughness (Finale) at 10pm

The dispute over carriage fees that’s causing a CBS blackout for more than three million Time Warner Cable subscribers is taking a toll on the companies’ reputations. According to YouGov‘s BrandIndex survey, CBS scored minus-5, down from neutral the week after the blackout started; TWC sank from minus-7 to minus-10. “We know viewers are frustrated,” CBS said in a statement. “We are too… Our decline in perception is clearly tied to this difficult issue and should be temporary; we believe (TWC’s) is chronic.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

TiVo‘s new Roamio DVRs will allow subscribers to stream to iPhones and iPads in or out of the house, promises CEO Tom Rogers. “Wherever you roam your TiVo Roamio is there,” said Rogers. “In the next room, in the kitchen, in a hotel across the world – connecting you right to your living room recordings.” The basic Roamio will be able to record four shows at once and store up to 75 hours.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix will be the exclusive U.S. subscription TV service for first-run films from The Weinstein Company starting in 2016. “The deal that we’ve just completed with Netflix is probably the biggest deal in the history of the Weinstein Company,” said Harvey Weinstein. “We are discussing ways to reinvent the pay TV experience so that the audience can get even more for their money.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apprentice winner and Giuliana & Bill star Bill Rancic is tackling another reality show. Training Day will have Rancic train for dangerous jobs, like SWAT teams, to see if he has what it takes to perform at an expert’s level. Rancic’s partnered with Ridley Scott‘s Scott Free Non Fiction for the project.
(Source: Cynopsis)

When NBC‘s Community returns in early 2014, so will Rob Corddry as Alan Connor. Corddry last appeared on the sitcom’s season three finale.
(Source: Cynopsis)

DIY Network renewed Man Caves for a thirteenth season. The net is airing a special ep featuring a dressing room makeover for LIVE with Kelly and Michael co-host Michael Strahan on Friday, August 23 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tyler Perry sitcom For Better or Worse, moving from TBS to OWN for season three, premieres Wednesday, September 18 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

X is developing a comedy for D.L. Hughley, based on the stand-up comedian’s life. Hughley’s sitcom The Hughleys ran for four seasons on ABC and UPN.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Gigi Levangie (The Starter Wife) is taking her upcoming novel, Seven Deadlies, to MTV. She’ll co-write the project, about a high school student who has to juggle battling evil and getting good grades. The book will be published this fall.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation will mark its 300th episode with a visit from CBS series alum Marg Helgenberger. Helgenberger, who left during season 12, will make her return during season 14, on Wednesday, October 23 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CW midseason drama The 100 has tapped a General Hospital grad, Lindsey Morgan, to play a mechanical engineer named Raven.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cassie Scerbo (Sharknado) will guest in season three of ABC Family‘s Baby Daddy. Show airs Wednesdays.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Houdini, the History miniseries slated to start production this fall, cast Kristen Connolly as the magician’s wife.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Legendary novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard (Get Shorty, Out of Sight) died on Tuesday. He was 87. A character in several Leonard novels, Raylan Givens, became the lawman hero in FX’s hit Justified.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Longtime manager and former agent Bettye McCartt died of heart failure on August 16. She was 81. Her clients over the years included George Clooney, Maureen O’Hara and Anthony Quinn; she worked with Tom Selleck from 1975 until her death.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SOUNDSCAN
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2) K. Michelle – Rebellious Soul – 71,627
3) Various Artists – Now 47 – 51,918

Other Debuts
15) Parachute – Overnight – 15,257
21) Washed Out – Paracosm – 13,002
28) Hoodie Allen – Americoustic – EP – 11,110

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