FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ POWERBALL

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

ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 1/18/17)
CBS: People’s Choice Awards 2017 at 9pm
A&E, HISTORY, LMN: SIX (Premiere) at 10pm
A&E: Going Si-ral (Finale) at 9:30pm

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer announced a spring 2017 launch for action-based network Charge!. With more than 2,300 hours of TV series content and over 2,000 movie titles, the network will leverage the infrastructure of Sinclair and MGM’s first network partnership, science fiction multi-channel network Comet. Charge! is slated to reach over 50 percent of the country by the end of 2Q17 via distribution deals outside Sinclair’s footprint.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly landed the traditional Super Bowl pregame presidential interview this year. Part of the chat, pre-taped at the White House earlier in the day, will air around 4p during Fox’s pregame show, with more on the Fox News website and during FNC’s The O’Reilly Factor. O’Reilly interviewed President Obama on Super Bowl day in 2011 and 2014.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E!’s The Arrangement, about an actress who has a Cinderella-like date with a famous movie star, then is offered a $10 million marriage contract tying her to a secretive self-help organization, “really isn’t” based on Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes/Scientology, insisted EP Jonathan Abrahams at the TCA winter press tour on Tuesday. Instead, the 10-parter is based on the “whole self-help” world. Series debuts Sunday, March 5 at 10p. Another E! newcomer, So Cosmo, makes its debut Wednesday, February 8 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Former The Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos, who in October accused Donald Trump of sexual assault during the NBC reality show’s fifth season 10 years ago, filed a defamation lawsuit against him on Tuesday. Trump had called Zervos’ allegations “totally made up nonsense.” During a news conference yesterday, Zervos said she would drop the suit if Trump retracted his statements calling her a liar.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jessica Biel will star in and exec produce anthology series The Sinner, based on the book of the same name, for USA. Biel plays a mother who commits shocking acts of violence; Bill Pullman portrays an investigator drawn into her journey of self-discovery.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC gave a pilot order to an untitled legal drama from Shondaland and ABC Studios. The show follows the professional and personal lives of new lawyers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC is developing a comedy centered on a beautiful Muslim model about to turn 30, taking a fresh look at choices she’s made. Project comes from actress-comedian Zainab Johnson, Tom Straw, and Wanda Sykes with Push It Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s Dancing With the Stars is back for season 24 on Monday, March 20 at 8p. The reality show is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNBC’s The Filthy Rich Guide and Jay Leno’s Garage will both be back for third seasons. Filthy Rich returns this spring, followed by Garage in the summer. The network issued a pilot order for Back in the Game (wt), about former athletes in financial distress, exec produced by Michael Strahan with baseball’s Alex Rodriguez as host.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ovation grabbed U.S. premiere rights to season 2 of Versailles. Season one’s bow in October was the most-watched telecast for the arts net to date.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Africa Channel announced a Black History Month initiative that includes the premieres of originals from its recently launched production arm, TAC Studios. Premiering on Sundays and repeating on Thursdays will be Africa Everywhwere, In Focus: Black Women in Media, Shades of You and Fighting for King and Empire: Britain’s Caribbean Heroes, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 25th Annual Trumpet Awards, airing Sunday, January 29 at 9p on Bounce TV, will honor civil rights icon and founder of the Trumpet Awards Xernona Clayton with the “Golden Trumpet Award” in recognition of her leadership, affecting change, and work in building the legacy of the awards.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Mostly Mozart Festival with Live From Lincoln Center: 50 Years of Mostly Mozart on PBS Friday February 3, 2017 (check local listings). The special honors the season with a concert spanning Mozart’s symphonic output, along with highlights from the more than 50 events presented over five weeks this past summer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

John Lewis  Get in the Way premieres Friday, February 10 at 10:30p on PBS (check local listings). It’s the first documentary biography of the civil rights leader, who is among the interviewees who tell about his role in history-making events.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Howard Stern Show executive producer Gary Dell’Abate takes a stab at stand-up comedy Thursday, January 26 at 10p on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also on AXS TV, The Rolling Stones reflect on the first 20 years of their career in rock doc Crossfire Hurricane, premiering on the network Tuesday, February 14 at 9p. The film, commemorating the group’s 50th anniversary, combines archive footage with off-camera interviews.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nova: Holocaust Escape Tunnel tells the story of the discovery of a hidden tunnel dug by Jewish prisoners in Lithuania during World War II. The film, including interviews with descendants of the group of survivors of the Vilnius horrors, premieres on PBS Wednesday, April 19 at 9p (check local listings).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton will present their 9 to 5 co-star Lily Tomlin with the SAG Life Achievement Award at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Ceremony will be simulcast on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 29 at 8p. In addition to working together on the 1980 film, Fonda and Tomlin star in and exec produce Netflix’s Grace and Frankie, returning for season 3 in May.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tyler Perry will receive the award for Favorite Humanitarian at the People’s Choice Awards, airing tonight at 9 on CBS. Perry will be recognized for the Tyler Perry Foundation’s donations of millions of dollars to organizations including Feeding America, the NAACP and Charity Water, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Academy of Country Music Awards will air Sunday, April 2 at 8p, live from Vegas, on CBS. It’s the first time the event will be broadcast from the T-Mobile Arena.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tamela Mann and Travis Greene lead the field of nominees for the 32nd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards with 9 nods each, followed by 7 for Hezekiah Walker and 6 for Kirk Franklin. The salute to gospel music premieres on TV One Sunday, April 9 at 7p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Winners of the NATPE Reality Breakthrough Awards, announced Tuesday during a show hosted by Bob Saget, included O.J.: Made in America (Best Documentary), Chrisley Knows Best (Best Docusoap), Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Best Factual Entertainment), Hollywood Game Night (Best Game Show), The Voice (Best Reality Competition), Steve Harvey (Best Reality Host), Shark Tank (Best Structured Reality) and Hard Knocks Hard Knocks (Best Unstructured Reality).
(Source: Cynopsis)

HDNet Movies gets in on Academy Awards action with “And The Oscar Goes To” Presented By Richard Roeper, a 40-film event hosted by film critic Roeper featuring at least one different Oscar-winning film every evening at 8p, starting on Sunday, January 29, culminating in an Oscar Weekend Marathon from Friday, February 24-Sunday, February 26.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jerry Seinfeld is headed to Netflix. The comedian’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee, launched on Sony’s Crackle in 2012, is part of the deal, as well as two standup specials and the development of scripted and non-scripted comedy programming.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Back from a holiday break, CBS’s Kevin Can Wait was up 21 percent among A18-49 (1.7) and up 17 percent in total viewers (8.6 million) on Monday versus its last original, while fellow frosh Man With a Plan was up 25 percent in the demo (to 1.5) and hit a series high in Live+SD viewers with 7.7 million. Fox returnee Gotham had a 20 percent boost, to 1.2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In the reality show race, ABC’s The Bachelor rose to a season high of 2.3 among A18-49, and week 3 of NBC’s The Apprentice had a one tenth lift in the demo, to 1.2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nashville surpassed its CMT debut to become the network’s most-watched original series ever, drawing 2.1 million viewers on CMT (3 million counting a Nick at Nite airing). Among A18-49 the episode delivered a .9 rating, up 14 percent.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC freshman hit This Is Us earned a series high 4.6 in Live+3 ratings, up 54 percent from its January 10 Live+SD number, according to Nielsen. And that’s not counting VOD.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox’s The Mick, the season’s number one new comedy, earned the net its highest-rated Tuesday entertainment telecast for its January 3 episode, earning a 2.2/8 in Live+7 numbers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s Outdaughtered and Too Close to Home hit series record ratings last week, earning both of them their most watched episodes ever. Tuesday’s premiere of Outdaughtered garnered a 1.4 W25-54 and was watched by 1.9 million P2+ viewers, and Wednesday’s premiere of Too Close to Home netted a 1.2 W25-54 rating and delivered 1.6 million P2+ viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The simulcast premiere of Su Nombre Era Dolores: La Jenn Que Yo Conoci (Her Name Was Dolores: The Jenn I Knew), simulcast on Univision and UniMas, reached 8.3 million viewers during all or part of the 3-hour block, averaging 2.3 million total viewers and 1.1 million A18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The second episode of new Food Network series, Ginormous Food posted a .6 rating P25-54 (565,000 impressions) and ranked 1st at 8p across ad-supported cable, with gains of 9 percent over last week and nearly doubling gains versus year-ago in the timeslot. Overall Food Network averaged a .6 rating P25-54 (530,000 impressions) and ranked 3rd for the night among cable, a gain of 45 percent versus same day last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $135 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

www.NYLottery.org

 

Advertisements

%d bloggers like this: