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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 4/14/17)
CBS: MacGyver (Finale) at 8pm

(SATURDAY 4/15/17)
ANIMAL PLANET: The Vet Life (Premiere) at 10pm
BBC AMERICA: Doctor Who (Premiere) at 9pm
BBC AMERICA: Class (Premiere) at 10:10pm
DISCOVERY FAMILY: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (Premiere) at 11:30am
HGTV: Lakefront Bargain Hunt: Renovation (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: Iyanla, Fix My Life (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: The Book of John Gray (Premiere) at 10pm
SCIENCE: Biblical Conspiracies (Premiere) at 10pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Jimmy Fallon, Musical Guest: Harry Styles (Premiere) at 11:30pm
ABC: Ransom (Finale) at 8pm

(SUNDAY 4/16/17)
FOOD: Iron Chef Gauntlet (Premiere) at 9pm
FOOD: Iron Chef Eats (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: The Leftovers (Premiere) at 9pm
HBO: Girls (Premiere) at 9:30pm
HBO: Veep (Premiere) at 10pm
NAT. GEO. WILD: Is Your Dog A Genius? (Premiere) at 8pm
NAT. GEO. WILD: Puppy Days (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: Super Soul Sunday (Premiere) at 11am
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: The Real Jesus of Nazareth (Premiere) at 8pm
SHOWTIME: Guerilla (Premiere) at 9pm
STARZ: The White Princess (Premiere) at 8pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Lone Star Law (Finale) at 10pm
HGTV: Caribbean Life (Finale) at 9pm and 9:30pm

ABC is set for summer. New series debuts include Shondaland period drama Still Star-Crossed on Monday, May 29 at 10:01p; music competition Boy Band on Thursday, June 22 at 8p, followed by alternative series The Gong Show at 10p; Battle of the Network Stars on Thursday, June 29 at 9p, and thriller drama Somewhere Between on Monday, July 24 at 10:01p. Two-night documentary The Story of Diana airs August 9 and 10 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nat Geo acquired From the Ashes, a film exploring the coal and mining industry. Distributed under the National Geographic Documentary Films banner,the doc will have its world premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on April 26, followed by a limited theatrical release this summer and will air globally on Nat Geo later in 2017. “The film explores the reality of coal’s role in climate change while offering insight into solutions that could help revive the struggling economies of dying mining towns and still safeguard the environment,” said National Geographic Global Networks CEO Courtney Monroe.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Country star Shania Twain will serve as “key advisor” to the 12 remaining artists on NBC’s The Voice, live on Monday, April 24. The Voice is averaging a 3.3 rating among A18-49 and 13.7 million total viewers on Monday and Tuesday nights in Live+7 ratings.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E! greenlit season 2 of scripted drama The Arrangement. Series debuted March 5, and is averaging 1.3 million total viewers and 725,000 A18-49 in Live+3 Nielsens.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Monsters of the culinary variety are back in a new season of Food Network’s Ginormous Food, home of the 5-pound burger and nine-foot po’boy, launching Friday, April 28 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Closed cases heat up in ID’s Reasonable Doubt. In the new series, a retired homicide detective and a defense attorney investigate to determine if justice was served. First of 10 episodes launches Wednesday, April 26 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fuse, FM and Fuse.tv mark National Weed Day with Fuse 420 Drive-in: Reefer Madness, mocking the 1936 propaganda film on Thursday, April 20 at (of course) 4:20p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Brad Goreski makes a cameo on the season 6 finale of CBS’s 2 Broke Girls, airing Monday, April 17 at 9:30p. The Fashion Police host helps Caroline and Max find gowns for a red carpet premiere. Goreski will also be on hand for the Fashion Police Met Gala special on Tuesday, May 2 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

2017 Puerto Rico Basketball League games will air in the U.S. on WAPA America throughout the regular season. WAPA will exclusively air one game Sundays at 7p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Queen Latifah (Star), Betsy Brandt (Life in Pieces), Grammy winner Jill Scott and Marin Ireland (Sneaky Pete) will star in Lifetime movie Flint, following the true story of women who sought justice after their drinking water was contaminated. Queen Latifah will also exec produce. Cher, citing family issues, pulled out of the project last month.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ryan Gaul (Bajillion Dollar Propertie$) has joined the cast of TBS’s untitled straight-to-series comedy starring Tracy Morgan as a newly-released prisoner shocked by how much the world has changed in the past 15 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rick Gonzalez and Juliana Harkavy have been promoted to series regulars for season 6 of CW’s Arrow.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Josh Stewart (Insidious) landed a series regular role in season 2 of USA’s Shooter, starring Ryan Phillippe. Meanwhile, Phillippe lightens up with a guest spot on Fox comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, airing in May.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery Communications has partnered with adventurer Bear Grylls (Man vs. Wild) and Samsung for a series of short form videos in which Grylls showcases the Samsung Gear S3 in survival scenarios (weather predictions,calorie consumption, altitude while scaling a mountain). Videos are filmed using 360 technology.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A series of animated shorts will celebrate the stories of heroes from a galaxy far, far away. Micro-series Star Wars Forces of Destiny, from Disney and Lucasfilm, will focus on the likes of Rey, Princess Leia, Jyn Erso and, available on Disney YouTube in July. A 2-part TV special featuring 8 additional shots arrives on Disney Channel in fall 2017.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu landed exclusive streaming VOD rights to past episodes of OWN’s Queen Sugar. The complete first season will be available beginning April 21. Season 2 of the drama debuts on OWN with a 2-night premiere event on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon is developing an animated children’s series and a live-action kids show with hip hop band The Roots and their Passyunk Productions. Both will be exec produced by The Roots’ Tarik Trotter and Ahmir Thompson, Shawn Gee for Philly Films and Brian Sher for Category 5 Entertainment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hearst Television’s weekly political magazine show Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien has expanded its reach to 85% coverage of the United States, adding NBC-owned stations in New York, San Francisco and Hartford.In New York, the show moved to NBC’s flagship TV station NBC 4 New York / WNBC, Sundays at 5:30a, joined the lineup of NBC Bay Area / KNTV, Sundays at 5a and entered the Hartford market on NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Sundays at 5a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC’s The Son premiered Saturday as the #1 cable series of the night, delivering nearly 2.6 million viewers to AMC and 400,000 to sib SundanceTV  in Nielsen Live+3 ratings. Western drama stars Pierce Brosnan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season 4 premiere of Bravo’s Southern Charm hit a series high among P25-54, delivering 961,000 P18-49 (up +20% versus the prior season’s premiere), 1.1 million P25-54 (up +22%), and 1.8 million total viewers (up +27%).Among all key demos, this was the highest rated season premiere in series history. The season 7 finale of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills grew from the prior week’s episode among all key demos, delivering 1.6 million P18-49 (up +2% versus the prior week), 1.9 million P25-54 (up +3%), and 3.09 million total viewers (up +6%). And last week’s Imposters delivered 641,000 P18-49 (up +17%), 723,000 P25-54 (up +13%), and 1.4 million total viewers (up +15%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

While Mama June got smaller, the reality show star’s ratings got larger. We TV’s Mama June: From Not to Hot earned its highest ratings of the season for its April 7 finale, drawing 2.44 million total viewers in Nielsen Live+3 ratings, once again making it Friday night’s #1 cable program among key demos of adults and women 18-49 and 25-54 as well as making WE tv the #1 cable network on Friday nights among women 18-49 and 25-54.The series averaged more than 2 million viewers throughout its freshman run.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney Channel’s Andie Mack has racked up over 14 million views across linear and digital since its premiere, including 9 million total viewers on linear TV since March 10, and 5.4 million across digital platforms.
(Source: Cynopsis)

THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW STARTS TODAY
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MOVIES
The Fate of the Furious – Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Kurt Russell, Dame Helen Mirren, Scott Eastwood
Spark: A Space Tail (Limited Release) (Animated) – Jace Norman, Jessica Biel, Susan Sarandon, Patrick Stewart, Hilary Swank, Athena Karkanis, Aaron Woodley
The Lost City of Z (Limited Release) – Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Angus Macfadyen, Johann Myers, Edward Ashley, Clive Francis
A Quiet Passion (Limited Release) – Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Duncan Duff, Keith Carradine, Jodhi May, Joanna Bacon, Catherine Bailey, Emma Bell

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $30 million

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $70 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

 

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