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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 5/5/17)
CBS: Blue Bloods (Finale) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 5/6/17)
NBC: 143rd Kentucky Derby (Premiere) at 2:30pm
DIY: Renovation Realities: Ben & Ginger (Premiere) at 8pm
TRAVEL CHANNEL: The Dead Files (Premiere) at 10pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Chris Pine, Musical Guest: LCD Soundsystem (Premiere) at 11:30pm
DIY: Salvage Dawgs (Finale) at 9pm

(SUNDAY 5/7/17)
ABC: The Last 100 Days of Diana (Premiere) at 9pm
OXYGEN: Snapped Notorious: Scott Peterson (Premiere) at 6pm
WORLD: Victorian Slum House (Premiere) at 9pm
FOX: 
The Last Man On Earth (Finale) at 9pm
SHOWTIME: Billions (Finale) at 10pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Mighty Ships (Finale) at 8pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Humongous Moves (Finale) at 9pm

Four, count them, four Game of Thrones spinoff series are in the works at HBO as the tentpole series begins preparations for the final send off after eight seasons. Four writers have signed deals with HBO to join Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin to develop the spinoffs. No details yet on whether they will be of the prequel, sequel or companion series variety. The current GoT creative team are finishing the upcoming seventh season, and laying foundation for the final season 8.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Don’t be #sad. Alec Baldwin will revive his Donald Trump impersonation to NBC’s Saturday Night Live on the May 13 and May 20 episodes; the latter date is the SNL finale.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Viacom Q2 earnings topped investor projections, largely on the success of its Paramount theatrical, home entertainment and licensing division, with reported revenue of $3.26 billion vs. an estimated $3.025 billion. CEO Bob Bakish has made moves to turn around the company’s cable business, with a focus on six “flagship” brands: Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., MTV, Comedy Central, BET and Paramount.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The DGA has lined up its first TV director mentorship and professional development program for guild members. Part of the guild’s Director Development Initiative, the new program pairs early-career directors with veteran TV directors who will serve as their professional guides.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MSNBC confirmed Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are engaged to be married.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Telemundo has exclusive US broadcast rights to an authorized TV series based on the life of music artist Luis Miguel. Series will be produced by Gato Grande Productions, a new joint venture between MGM and Mexican entrepreneurs Miguel Aleman Magnani and Antonio Cue Sanchez Navarro. Mark Burnett, MGM president, television group and digital, will help develop the series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network ordered 26 half-hour eps of new In the Kitchen programming featuring host Giada De Laurentiis. On the menu are new seasons of Giada Entertains and Giada’s Holiday Handbook, plus new Giada’s Summer Entertaining (working title).  The first premieres are targeted to roll out in Q4.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E Network’s docuseries Born This Way returns for a third season with back-to-back hour-long episodes on Tuesday, May 16 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Science Channel ’s archaeology mystery series Unearthed returns for a second season on Tuesday, May 23 at 10p. Each hour-long ep unlocks the myths and secrets of a different ancient structure and civilization.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Survival expert Marty Raney, along with his skilled son and daughter, travel to the most isolated locations across the country to help budding homesteaders become self-sufficient and reliable in Discovery series Homestead Rescue, premiering June 14 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E! Entertainment is expanding its WAGS franchise with WAGS Atlanta, which will launch in the fall and documents the luxurious lifestyles and real-life drama in the world of superstar male athletes through the perspective of their wives. New series joins WAGS Miami, whose second season premieres Thursday, June 29 at 9p, and WAGS LA, whose season 3 premieres on Thursday, August 24 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Revolt this weekend will exclusively live stream the sold-out Rolling Loud Festival, taking place in Miami May 5-7. The net will stream more than 30 hours of interviews and performances including Future, Lil Wayne and Travis Scott.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In anticipation of the premiere of Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings on Sunday (May 7) night at 8p, Freeform is offering up favorite love stories during a weekend programming event starting Saturday that includes A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits, Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disney’s Aladdin, Disney’s Frozen and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On Sunday, May 14 Fuse will air a Diva Day “divathon from 9a-1p,” featuring episodes of Big Freedia and videos from divas including Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

America: Promised Land , a timely look at various US immigrant populations over time that have helped transform the country, is headed to History as a two-day, four-part nonfiction short-series airing Monday, May 29 and Tuesday, May 30 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV One will premiere The State of Black America on Wednesday, May 31 at 8p. The two-hour special will include coverage of a town hall meeting the network and National Urban League held at The Howard Theatre in DC this week to discuss the present and future conditions facing black America, moderated by News One Now Host and managing editor Roland Martin.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cher will receive the Icon Award at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, airing Sunday, May 21, at 8p on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The MTV Movie & TV Awards, airing this Sunday (May 7) will debut an exclusive sneak peek from New Line Cinema’s horror thriller IT, set for theatrical release September 8, 2017.
(Source: Cynopsis)

EPIX launched EPIX Cast, a new feature that allows users to cast EPIX content from their Apple and Android devices to any connected TV device without the need for additional hardware.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 – Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Michael Rooker, Glenn Close, Karen Gillan
3 Generations (Limited Release) – Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon, Tate Doovan, Linda Emond, Sam Trammell, Maria Dizzia, Maxwell Simkins
Chuck (Limited Release) – Live Schreiber, Elisabeth Moss, Naomi Watts, Ron Perlman, Jim Gaffigan, Morgan Spector, Pooch Hall, Wass Stevens
The Dinner (Limited Release) – Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, Chloe Sevigny, Charlie Plummer, Adepero Oduye, Michael Chernus
The Lovers (Limited Release) – Debra Winger, Tracy Letts, Aiden Gillen, Jessica Sula, Melora Walters, Lesley Fear, Tyler Ross, Eric Satterberg

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday May 5, 2017
Grand Central Food Festival – on 43rd St. from Lexington to 3rd Ave.

Saturday May 6, 2017
East Village Pop Up Food Street Fair – 2nd Ave. bet. 7th & 11th St.
2nd Ave. Festival – on 2nd Ave. from 4th to 14th St.
Earth Awareness Day Fair at Herald Square – on Broadway from 35th to 39th St.
63rd Drive Festival (Queens) – on 63rd Drive from Austin St. to Queens Blvd.

Sunday May 7, 2017
Court Street “Brooklyn” Festival – on Court Street from Union to 9th St.
Broadway Spring Festival – bet. 86th to 93rd St.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $20 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 $147 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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