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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 2/15/17)
TV ONE: Unsung: After 7 (Premiere) at 8pm
AT&T AUDIENCE: Undeniable with Joe Buck (Premiere) at 8pm
CANAL ONCE: Teatro Estudio (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS: Doubt (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: See No Evil (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: Murder Chose Me (Premiere) at 10pm
LMN: 24 to Life (Premiere) at 10pm
SCIENCE: Hacking The Wild (Premiere) at 10pm
TBS: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (Premiere) at 10:30pm
BET: Madiba (Finale) at 8pm
FOOD NETWORK: Cooks vs. Cons (Finale) at 9pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Crazy Monsters (Finale) at 8pm

For the second year in a row, NBCUniversal will present its entire portfolio of broadcast and cable networks to advertisers in one Upfront event on May 15 at NY’s Radio City Music Hall – Bravo, CNBC, E!, Golf Channel, MSNBC, NBC Entertainment, NBC News, NBC Sports, Oxygen, Sprout, Syfy, Telemundo, Universo and USA Network. “This year’s Upfront presentation is about using live, theatrical elements to create a truly engaging experience for the audience,” said John Shea, NBCU executive creative producer.
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The LA Skins Fest, a Native American arts initiative that offers opportunities for emerging Native American actors, writers and directors, is accepting applications for their second Native American TV Writers Lab.
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Miss D and her Dancing Dolls, stars of Lifetime series Bring It!, will return to the stage for the Bring It! Live 2017 summer tour. The tour kicks off Saturday, June 24 in Baton Rouge, LA.
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Superstore got a third season renewal from NBC, which ordered 22 more episodes of the Thursday night comedy. So far this season, series original episodes have averaged a 1.8 rating in A18-49 and 5.7 million viewers overall in Live + 7 ratings from Nielsen.
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Wilshire Studios, the unscripted production arm of NBCU Cable Entertainment, and BuzzFeed News are developing an active crime investigation docu-series based on the mysterious death of Jessica Chambers, the Mississippi teen who was doused with gasoline and set on fire in December of 2014. The series is inspired by the investigative reporting of BuzzFeed News’ senior national reporter Katie J.M. Baker, who reported Chambers’ story, which remains unsolved. Joe Berlinger (Brother’s Keeper and the Paradise Lost trilogy) is set to executive produce.
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The Jackal Group acquired TV rights to Ann Margaret Carrozza‘s upcoming book Love & Money: Protecting Yourself from Angry Exes, Wacky Relatives, Con Artists and Inner Demons. The company will adapt it into an unscripted series, with Carrozza as producer and host.
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American Crime Story season 4 will center on the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal, and Sarah Paulson will be in the cast. Creator Ryan Murphy confirmed the news to E! News, and said shooting will begin at the end of the year. He didn’t say which role Paulson would play, but noted it would not be Hillary Clinton. Fox 21 TV Studios and FX Productions recently optioned rights to Jeffrey Toobin’s book A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down A President to develop. Production is underway on the next two installments of Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s American Crime Story. Season 2 will focus on Hurricane Katrina; season 3 explores the July 1997 assassination of designer Gianni Versace.
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Freeform is feeling the love for Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. The network greenlighted the 90-minute special, which will air this spring and provide a behind-the-scenes look at the weddings and engagements that take place at Disney destinations around the globe, including Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Cruise Lines. Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings is a T Group and Roberts Media production, exec-produced by Jenny Daly, Ann Lewis Roberts and Simon Lythgoe.
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Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced eight key members of the production team for the 89th Oscars, airing live on Sunday, February 26 on ABC. It was previously announced that Glenn Weiss would be returning as director for his second consecutive year. Also onboard: Rob Paine as the supervising producer; production designer Derek McLane; writers Billy Kimball and Jon Macks; Harold Wheeler, orchestrator, composer, conductor, record producer and arranger; talent producer Taryn Hurd; lightning designer Robert Dickinson; and Raj Kapoor, who is designing screen content and performances. The Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26 and broadcast live on ABC at 7p.
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ABC News and People magazine are teaming for People Icons, a new series bowing on ABC on Tuesday, March 7 at 10p. Hosted by Good Morning, America co-anchor Lara Spencer, the series is inspired by iconic People mag stories that have made a lasting impact. Premiere ep dives into Celebrity Love Stories and features the stories of the Obamas, Beyonce and Jay Z, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and more.
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NBC set Friday, April 7 at 8p as the premiere for executive producer Ellen DeGeneres’ new series First Dates. The comedic observational series, based on the UK format, takes a peek at what happens when a couple meets for the first time and romantic possibilities seem endless. Drew Barrymore will serve as the series narrator.
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HBO will premiere The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne, on Saturday, April 22 at 8p. The true story of the African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line is directed by George C. Wolfe from his screenplay. Winfrey, Alan Ball, Peter Macdissi, Carla Gardini and Lydia Dean Pilcher executive produce. The telefilm is a production of Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Harpo Films and Cine Mosaic production.
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MTV’s Teen Mom OG will return with all-new episodes beginning Monday, April 17 at 9p. The docuseries returns on the heels of ratings successes for Teen Mom OG and Teen Mom 2, which secured the top two positions across all 2016 cable reality series, respectively. In advance of the premiere, one-hour special Being Debra will air on Wednesday, February 15 at 8p.
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Rachel Lindsay, a fan favorite on the 21st season of ABC’s romance reality series The Bachelor, will step into the stoplight on the upcoming 13th season of The Bachelorette, premiering Monday, May 22 at 9p. The announcement came on the net’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night.
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Hustle & Soul, a six-ep series about Lawrence Page, owner of the Pink Tea Cup restaurant in NY, will premiere on WE tv on Thursday, March 16 at 10p. Series chronicles his quest to achieve a coveted Michelin star.
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Mariah Carey took to Twitter to announce she’ll be heading to Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight, her first TV performance following her botched New Year’s Eve appearance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Carey told fans she’ll be singing her latest single, “I Don’t.”
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WE tv is celebrating Black History Month with a series of PSAs running on the network as well as on the educational section of its website featuring members of Congress sharing stories and perspectives on the importance of the month. The 30-second spots feature U.S. Senator Tim Scott and Representatives Alma Adams, Joyce Beatty, G.K. Butterfield, Yvette Clarke, Marcia Fudge, Robin Kelly, and Cedric Richmond giving messages of hope, inspiration and remembrance, as well as remarks from Senator Cory Booker and Representative John Lewis.
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Antenna TV reunited some of the cast of Three’s Company to pay tribute to the ‘70s sitcom, which will celebrate 40 years since its debut on television on March 15. Joyce DeWitt, Richard Kline, Priscilla Barnes and Jenilee Harrison will share memories of the show via excerpts during Antenna’s Three’s Company 40th Anniversary Rendezvous marathon the weekend of March 11. The marathon will consist of 40 hours and 72 eps, plus Johnny Carson episodes featuring Kline and Ritter.
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Matt Oberg (The Real O’Neals) scored a regular gig opposite Carol Burnett in Household Name, an ABC comedy starring Burnett, written/executive produced by Michael Saltzman and exec-produced by Amy Poehler through Paper Kite. Series is about a family who get the chance to buy the house of their dreams, but with one unusual condition: They must live with the current owner, an eccentric, larger-than-life actress (Burnett) – until she dies.
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Matthew Lillard (Scooby-Doo, The Bridge) will star opposite Kathleen Rose Perkins in NBC drama Good Girls, which follows three suburban wives and mothers who suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe.
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Edi Patterson (Vice Principals) booked a role opposite Craig Robinson and Adam Scott in Fox’s comedy pilot Ghosted. Created and written by Tom Gormican (That Awkward Moment), Ghosted centers on a cynical skeptic and a genius “true believer” in the paranormal who get recruited by The Bureau Underground to look into “unexplained” activity in LA.
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Kelly Jenrette (Grandfathered), Jessica McKenna (Party Over Here), Rich Sommer (Mad Men) and Laysla de Oliveira (Gothica) booked roles opposite Jalen Rose in ABC comedy pilot Jalen vs. Everybody.
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Freeform and Marvel today announced six new series regulars for Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, a live-action coming of age adaptation of the Marvel comic. They are: Andrea Roth (Rescue Me, Blue Bloods), Gloria Reuben (ER, Mr. Robot), Miles Mussenden (Bloodline, Queen Sugar), Carl Lundstedt (Grey’s Anatomy, Conviction), J.D. Evermore (True Detective, The Walking Dead).
(Source: Cynopsis)

YouTube cut ties with Internet personality PewDiePie (aka Felix Kjellberg), a day after Disney’s Maker Studios severed ties with him when anti-Semitic jokes surfaced in videos posted on his YT channel. YT canceled the release of the second season of Scare PewDiePie, and is removing the PewDiePie channel from Google Preferred.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Young basketball fans can get in on the action with Cartoon Network’s NBA All-Star celebration, airing Friday, February 17 at 6p. Episodes of network series will feature NBA guest stars, including: Teen Titans Go! (LeBron James) and We Bare Bears (Paul George, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard).
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On Wednesday, February 22 at 3p, Disney XD will begin airing new episodes of the animated series Fangbone! Series is based on NY Times best-selling author Michael Rex’s graphic novel of the same name.
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On Monday, February 13, 4.2 Million Total Viewers 2+ tuned in to all or part of Univision’s Monday night premiere of Pequenos Gigantes USA. Hosted by Giselle Blondet, the 8p premiere made Univision the No. 3 Broadcast network for the hour, beating CBS and NBC among young Adults 18-34.
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Food Network’s Sunday night remains hot with Worst Cooks in America leading the charge posting a 0.8 rating A25-54, a gain of almost +50 percent vs. year-ago stats, and ranked No. 4 in the 9p timeslot.  Overall Food Network ranked No. 8 for the night among cable.
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Syndicated Dr. Phil (3.8 live plus same day national rating, up 3% from the week before) matched its biggest Nielsen number of the season, enjoying a 58% lead over his closest talk show rival in the week ending February 5, which included the first two weekdays of the sweep.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The latest live telecast of Premier Boxing Champions  The Next Round on Bounce, which aired Friday, February 10 at 9p, delivered series records of 501,000 Persons 2+ (+73 percent vs. the prior PBC  The Next Round event), 285,000 Men 2+ (+47%), 120,000 Persons 18-34 (+264%) and 201K A18-49 (+95%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

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