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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 8/21/15)
WE TV: Kendra On Top (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD: Burgers, Brew  & ‘Que (Finale) at 10:30pm
SYFY: Killjoys (Finale) at 9pm
WE: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (Finale) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 8/22/15)
COMEDY: The Half Hour (Premiere) at 12am
FOOD: Farmhouse Rules (Premiere) at 10:30am
ID: Indecent Proposal (Premiere) at 10pm and 10;30pm
LMN: The Last Goodbye (Premiere) at 10pm
STARZ: Blunt Talk (Premiere) at 9pm
STARZ: Survivor’s Remorse (Premiere) at 9:30pm
TRAVEL: Ghost Adventures (Premiere) at 9pm
ABC: Boston EMS (Finale) at 10pm
NBC: Aquarius (Finale) at 9pm
SCIENCE: Outrageous Acts of Science (Finale) at 9pm

(SUNDAY 8/23/15)
AMC: Fear The Walking Dead (Premiere) at 9pm
COOKING: Holy & Hungry (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD: Guy’s Grocery Games (Premiere) at 8pm
FOOD: The Great Food Truck Race (Premiere) at 9pm
PBS: Vicious (Premiere) at 10:30pm
AHC: Gunslingers (Finale) at 10pm
HBO: Ballers (Finale) at 10pm
HBO: The Brink (Finale) at 10:30pm
HGTV: Beach Flip (Finale) at 9pm
HGTV: Island Hunters (Finale) at 10pm and 10:30pm
ID: Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall (Finale) at 10pm
TRAVEL: Bikinis & Boardwalks (Finale) at 9pm
TRAVEL: Epic Attractions (Finale) at 10:30pm

Stephen Colbert‘s new Late Show on CBS is beginning to look a lot like his old one, at least behind the scenes. The comedian is relying on his Colbert Report production team to run his new venture – among staffers making the move are Tom Purcell, former executive producer and writer at Colbert Report, who will hold the same roles at CBS, and Meredith Bennett, who will be upped to exec producer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The $20 billion Entertainment Studios Network/ National Association of African-American Owned Media racial discrimination suit against Comcast and Time Warner Cable and Al Sharpton, among others, was reopened on Wednesday. “This is an historic case where federal judge Terry Hatter has an enormous opportunity to tell corporate America that the racism and discrimination must stop and the economic inclusion must begin,” says Entertainment Studios founder and CEO Byron Allen. The suit claims the defendants conspired to discriminate based on race regarding channel carriage. Back in February, Comcast said, “We will defend vigorously against the scurrilous allegations in this complaint.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chris Harrison, longtime MC of The Bachelor franchise, is returning as host of the 2016 Miss America Competition. The special airs live from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on Sunday, September 13 at 9p on ABC. “It is an honor to be back as host of Miss America for the seventh time,” said Harrison. “This is a special event that has become near and dear to my heart.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Another day, another headline for Donald Trump. In Time magazine’s cover story, The Donald suggested that he is such a ratings draw that CNN should pay him to appear at its September 16 presidential debate. Trump proposed a $10 million fee that would be divvied up among charities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ricky Martin will make his first-ever appearance at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles on September 10. The Livin La Vida Loca singer will take part in a special onstage conversation and preview of his new series, La Banda, at the Univision Fall TV Previews panel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu ordered a half-hour comedy pilot from Seth Rogen and his producing partner Evan Goldberg. Future Man centers on a janitor by day, world-ranked gamer by night who is tasked with preventing the extinction of humans from mysterious visitors from the future. Rogen and Goldberg will direct the pilot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WE tv has greenlit 10 one-hour episodes of Ex Isle. The dating/relationship series is set on a secluded tropical island, where troubled couples can focus (or not) on their issues. Carmen Electra hosts. Produced by 495 Productions with SallyAnn Salsano (Jersey Shore) onboard as exec producer. Reality series is set to debut in 2016.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rod Man, the Season 8 winner of Last Comic Standing, has landed the lead in a pilot ordered by NBC. The untitled project is being produced by Wanda Sykes and The Game EP Kenny Smith Jr. Man plays a comedian who moves from Georgia to Los Angeles with his wife and daughter to help take care of his mother.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO Latino has acquired two seasons of web series Gran’pa Knows Best from Elaine Del Valle Productions and William D. Caballero. The show, premiering Wednesday, September 16, is a “first of its kind” acquisition deal for interstitial programming for the net.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Esquire Network premieres dark drama Spotless in November. The 10-part scripted series  stars Marc-Andre Grondin (C.R.A.Z.Y.), Denis Menochet (Inglourious Basterds), Miranda Raison (24: Live Another Day) and Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey).
(Source: Cynopsis)

A “Silver Screen Favorites” block will air every Sunday in September at 7p on getTV. Peter Sellers is honored with presentations of Dr. Strangelove and There’s A Girl in My Soup on Sunday, September 6. Other highlights include: William Daniels in 1776 on September 13, Deborah Kerr in From Here to Eternity and The End of the Affair on September 20, and Oliver Reed in Oliver! on September 27.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In memory of civil rights leader Julian Bond, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is airing an  encore of Oprah Winfrey Presents: Legends Who Paved The Way on Saturday, August 22 at 1p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The eight-episode, sophomore season of French supernatural series The Returned will debut on SundanceTV this fall. The cable network acquired U.S. broadcast rights from Zodiak Rights.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animal Planet
’s Pit Bulls & Parolees returns Saturday, September 19 at 10p. During its seventh season, room is running out at Villalobos, so pit bull advocate Tia Torres opens satellite locations in rural Louisiana to care for more than 400 dogs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Frasier alum Peri Gilpin nabbed a recurring role on Scorpion‘s second season. The CBS series returns Monday, September 21 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mare Winningham, who appeared in American Horror Story‘s Freak Show and Coven, is returning for this season’s Hotel. The FX drama is back Wednesday, October 7 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

John Leguizamo landed a series regular role on Season 2 of Bloodline. The Netflix series is slated for release during the first half of 2016.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bridge alum Stephanie Sigman will recur in Season 2 of American Crime. The drama is slated to return midseason on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Olivia Thirlby has joined Amazon legal drama Trial. The series marks the streaming service’s first-ever straight-to-series order.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
American Ultra – Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Connie Britton, Walton Goggins, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, Tony Hale
Hitman: Agent 47 – Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachar Quinto, Ciaran Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann, Angelababy, Dan Bakkedahl, Mona Pirzad
Sinister 2 – James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Lea Coco, Robert Sloan, Dartanian Sloan
6 Years (Limited Release) – Taissa Farming, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge, Joshua Leonard, Jennifer Lafleur, Peter Vack, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Molly McMichael
After Words (Limited Release) – Marcia Gay Harden, Oscar Jaenada, Jenna Ortega, Ron Canada, Jackie Torres, Sonni Paisley, Yvette Thor
Digging For Fire (Limited Release) – Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Orlando Bloom, Brie Larson, Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, Mike Birbiglia, Jane Adams
Grandma (Limited Release) – Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Sam Elliott, Laverne Cox, Nat Wolff, John Cho
Learning To Drive – Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Grace Gummer, Jake Weber, Sarita Choudhury, Samantha Bee, John Hodgman, Matt Salinger
She’s Funny That Way (Limited Release) – Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots, Kathryn Hahn, Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Aniston, Will Forte, Illeana Douglas, Richard Lewis

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday August 21, 2015
Manhattan East Community Block Party – on 41st St. from Lexington to 3rd Ave.

Saturday August 22, 2015
Broadway Festival – from Waverly to 14th St.
8th Ave. Festival – from 42nd to 57th St.
Westchester Ave. Festival – on Westchester Ave. from Bergen to 3rd Ave.

Sunday August 23, 2015
Midtown West Block Party – on 52nd St. from 6th to 7th Ave.
Steinway Street Festival (Queens) – from 28th Ave. to 34th Ave.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $47 million

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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $90 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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