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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 2/8/17)
TV ONE: Unsung: Dave Hollister (Premiere) at 8pm
BET: The Quad (Premiere) at 10pm
E!: So Cosmo (Premiere) at 8pm
FX: Legion (Premiere) at 10pm
HISTORY: Navy SEALs: America’s Secret Warriors (Premiere) at 8pm
PBS: City In The Sky (Premiere) at 10pm
CBS: Code Black (Finale) at 10pm
ID: I, Witness (Finale) at 9pm
ID: Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda (Finale) at 10pm
SCIENCE: Street Science (Finale) at 10:30pm
TBS: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (Finale) at 10:30pm

After 13 seasons, The Insider, is ending its run in September. CBS TV Distribution’s newsmagazine, hosted by Debbie Matenopoulos and Louis Aguirre, has long aired as a companion to Entertainment Tonight. The show’s staff was told of the cancellation during a meeting on Tuesday morning.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fresh off her Super Bowl halftime show performance, Lady Gaga is heading to primetime, on the season premiere of Logo’s RuPaul’s Drag Race. The kickoff episode features a surprise opening and unveils a court of cut-throat queens competing for a $100,000 cash prize and the coveted title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

According to TVLine, NBC is mulling over a weekly, 30-minute version of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update. The spinoff, which would feature Colin Jost and Michael Che, would likely air on Thursday nights and debut in the fall.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tracee Ellis Ross, Mandy Moore, Adam Rodriguez, Rashida Jones, Bill Paxton, Brian White, Deon Cole, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Justin Cornwell, Nick Kroll, Penny Johnson and Pooch Hall were added to list of presenters at the 48th NAACP Image Awards. The all-star celebration, hosted by Anthony Anderson, broadcasts live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium at 9p on February 11 on TV One. A 90-minute pre-show airs live from the red carpet at 7:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS ordered pilot Living Biblically from The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki, writer Patrick Walsh (2 Broke Girls). The comedy, based on the book The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs, centers on a modern-day man at a crossroads in his life who decides to live according to the bible.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shonda Rhimes and Betsy BeersShondaland and ABC Signature Studios secured the rights to I’m Judging You: The Do Better Manual by Luvvie Ajayi. The book, which instructs people on how to do better, is being developed into a cable comedy series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

he fifth and final season of BBC America’s Orphan Black premieres Saturday, June 10 at 10p. Tatiana Maslany returns as multiple clones. In addition, Maslany and the show’s full cast are slated to appear together for the first time at 2017’s PaleyFest LA on Thursday, March 23.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC’s Little Big Shots returns Sunday, March 5 at 8p. Hosted by Steve Harvey, the show’s sophomore season features the likes of a pint-sized cowboy and snail whisperer, a professional animal caller and young experts in anatomy, geography and Shakespeare.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO’s Veep returns on Sunday, April 16 at 10:30p. The show’s sixth season will include 10 episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo Media heads to the heartland when Sweet Home Oklahoma premieres Monday, March 20 at 10p with back-to-back episodes. Docu-series follows an eccentric, unfiltered group of ride-or-die friends who navigate life in Oklahoma City.
(Source: Cynopsis)

School guidance counselor Veronica “Pooh” Nash-Poleate, who’s gained online fame for her common sense advice, is coming to TLC in She’s In Charge, launching Tuesday, March 7 at 10p. In each one-hour episode, Nash-oleate will visit people who have asked for help for everything from child-rearing to work balance to love lives.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Oxygen Media presents “Homicide: Valentine’s Day” weekend, beginning Saturday, February 11 at 7p. The programming block features crimes of passion episodes of Snapped, Snapped: Killer Couples and #killerpost.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The world’s most ferocious felines return for Nat Geo Wild’s seventh annual Big Cat Week starting Monday, February 20 at 9p. The weeklong event, in partnership with National Geographic Society’s Big Cats Initiative aims to raise awareness of the plight of big cats.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Star Trek icon William Shatner performs stand-up after 25 years in a new episode of AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live on Thursday, February 16 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Media, an original movie exploring the drama and secrets behind a powerful family dynasty, bows Saturday, February 25 at 8p on TV One.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Patsy Cline: American Masters airs Saturday March 4 on PBS during Women’s History Month (check local listings). Narrated by Rosanne Cash, it examines Cline’s impact on American culture and how she synthesized country, pop and rock in a new way.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shall We Dance on Ice bows Saturday, February 11 at 3p on ABC. Hosted by Kristi Yamaguchi and Robert Herjavec (Shark Tank), the special features skating and dance performances by Tony Dovalani, Dmitry Chaplin, Chelsie Hightower, Anna Trebunskaya and more, as well as a musical performance by Goo Goo Dolls.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Turner Sports hosts NBA on TNT Road Show on site at NBA All-Star 2017 in New Orleans, Thursday, February 16 through Sunday, February 19. Live telecasts feature Inside the NBA studio team, a performance from Pitbull, interactive fan experiences, basketball clinics, pop-up stores, a food truck and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jennifer Finnigan (Tyrant) was tapped to star in CBS summer event series Salvation. She’ll play Pentagon press secretary Grace Darrow in the series that explores what happens when an MIT grad student (Red Band Society‘s Charlie Rowe) and a tech superstar discover that an asteroid is six months away from colliding with Earth.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Castle vet Nathan Fillion nabbed a guest spot on FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He’ll portray Mark Devereaux, the star of a Law & Order-type show. Series resumes its fourth season on Tuesday, April 11 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Golden Girls are headed to Hulu. The streamer has the complete sitcom series, which is set to launch on Monday, February 13.
(Source: Cynopsis)

EPIX launched on Apple TV. It offers subscribers the ability to watch a multiplex of EPIX live linear channels, the capability to add content to a personal queue, free sampling, curated collections, advanced search and video playback features, and movie trailers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The final full week before February sweeps, the session ending January 29, was a big for Dr Phil (3.7 live plus same day national Nielsen rating, up 23% from the week before). Live with Kelly (2.5, steady) snared second place in talk, snapping a three-week tie with Ellen DeGeneres (2.4, down 4%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Marked by heavy coverage of the life and death of TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, Entertainment Tonight (3.6, up 9%) was the sole magazine moving up in the week. It hit its second highest rating of the season and led the mags for the 26th straight week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire with Chris Harrison grew to season highs during the week (without January 23), building over the prior week in Households (up +6%), Total Viewers (up +7%), A25-54 (up +20%) and Women 25-54 (up +14%). Millionaire tied its season high in Households, matching or setting new season bests on three of the last four weeks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Behind series Top Chef, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Vanderpump Rules, Bravo ranked #5 in press prime among P18-49; its highest January ranking ever.  The network was also #6 among P25-54 versus ad-supported cable entertainment networks. In press prime, Bravo was up +4% in P25-54 and +6% in total viewers versus January 2016.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Oxygen was the fastest growing ad-supported cable entertainment network among total viewers in total day, up +42% year-over-year, in January. The net was also up +15% in F18-49, +15% in P18-49 and +22% in F25-54 in total day vs January 2016. Oxygen’s Crime Block was up +59% in total viewers and +27% in F25-54 from the same time period of last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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