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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 5/23/17)
ABC: Downward Dog (Premiere) at 8pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Maine Cabin Masters (Premiere) at 8pm
SCIENCE: Unearthed (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC: Dancing With The Stars (Finale) at 8:30pm
BOUNCE TV: Mann & Wife (Finale) at 9pm
CBS: Bull (Finale) at 9pm
CW: The Flash (Finale) at 8pm
DIY: Backyard Goldmine (Finale) at 10:30pm
FOX: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Finale) at 8pm
HGTV: Home Town (Finale) at 10pm
NBC: Great News (Finale) at 8:30pm
NBC: The Voice (Finale) at 9pm

Megyn Kelly ’s newsmagazine show has a premiere date on NBC: June 4 at 7p, opposite CBS’s venerable 60 Minutes. Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly will have a limited run in summer, returning after Sunday Night Football and the Winter Olympics end in early 2018.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Saturday Night Live cast member Sasheer Zamata is exiting the NBC sketch comedy show after 4 seasons. Zamata joins Bobby Moynihan, leaving after 9 seasons, and Vanessa Bayer, departing after 7. Zamata was the first black woman cast on SNL since Maya Rudolph left in 2007.
(Source: Cynopsis)

One person not going anywhere is CBS Corp. chairman, president and CEO Les Moonves, who inked a 2-year extension to his current term, through June 30, 2021. Moonves’ salary remains at its current level, and in addition to performance-based incentives the agreement provides for the exec to become a senior advisor to the company for an additional 5 years, with an option to establish a production company under CBS’s auspices. Moonves joined CBS in 1995 as president of entertainment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Viacom is among programmers in “very advanced discussions” for an entertainment-only TV bundle in the $10-$20/month range that would arrive this year, said CEO Bob Bakish at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston. “We fundamentally believe a lower price offer would be very compelling,” said the exec.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cartoon Network renewed Ben 10 for a second season. Since its April launch, the animated series has reached nearly 41 million viewers across linear, mobile and VOD platforms. In addition to new aliens, season 2 will include new console and mobile games, as well as other immersive experiences.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Weinstein Company acquired Guantanamo, from Oliver Stone and Daniel Voll, focused on the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. “Oliver and I are excited about creating an immersive, highly cinematic series, filled with twists and turns, that explores the dark side of how America prosecutes its war on terror,” said Voll.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ID ’s Who Killed Angie Dodge? Keith Morrison Investigates premieres Monday, May 29 at 8p. Two-hour special follows the Dateline NBC correspondent’s fight to free Chris Tapp, released from prison after being resentenced to murder.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A stand-alone special episode of A&E’s Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath will air Monday, May 29 at 9p. In 2-hour Merchants of Fear, Remini and Mike Rinder will explore the historical relationship between the Church of Scientology and its critics.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Directors Guild of America will hold its 70th annual DGA Awards on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton. TV, commercial and documentary nominees will be announced January 10.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The HGTV Lodge returns to the 2017 CMA Music Festival from Thursday, June 8-Sunday, June 11, in Nashville, offering festival-goers live musical performances by artists including Keith Urban, Darius Rucker and Maren Morris as well as special appearances by HGTV stars Jonathan and Drew Scott (Property Brothers), Mina Starsiak and Karen E Laine(Good Bones) and Dave and Kortney Wilson (Masters of Flip). Great American Country’s Suzanne Alexander will serve as Lodge emcee.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Highlights of IFC Center’s Split Screens Festival include presentations of the 2017 Legacy Award, sponsored by AMC Networks, to actress/director Lee Grant, and the Vanguard Award to David Chase, for his work on The Sopranos. Event takes place in NYC from June 2-8. The Festival also includes events centered on USA’s The Sinner, Amazon’s Sneaky Pete and The Man In the High Castle and NBC’s Hannibal, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HDNet Movies ’ “Totally 80s Month” will be hosted by GremlinsJudge Reinhold and feature a different 80s film every night in June at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

History’s Alone returns for season 4 on Thursday, June 15 at 10p with a twist. This time around, 7 teams of 2 will be dropped miles apart with the goals of locating their partners, as well as surviving in brutal territory as long as they can stand it. As in the past, experiences will be self-documented.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime is now offering a sample of upcoming drama I’m Dying Up Here to non-subscribers for free on YouTube and SHO.com, as well as multiple streaming providers’ devices. Official debut of the series from Jim Carrey is Sunday, June 4 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC yesterday launched a Snapchat version of upcoming competition series World of Dance. World of Dance on Snapchat will include 8 episodes, and feature Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and Jenna Dewan Tatum. Parent show premieres on NBC Tuesday, May 30 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hugh Grant will star in BBC One 3-parter A Very English Scandal. The Love Actually star will play Jeremy Thorpe, the first British politician in modern times to stand trial for conspiracy and incitement to murder. It’s Grant’s first British TV role since an episode of BBC’s The Changeling in 1993.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Katharine McPhee (Scorpion) will play Kathie Durst, who disappeared in 1982, opposite Daniel Gillies (The Originals) as twisted real estate heir Robert Durst, in Lifetime movie The Lost Wife of Robert Durst. Robert Durst was the subject of 2015 HBO docu-series The Jinx.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC ’s Saturday Night Live had its most-watched season finale since 2011, averaging 8.3 million viewers and a primetime-topping 2.3 rating among A18-49 in Live+SD Nielsens. Overall, season 42 was SNL’s most-watched season in 23 years, with viewership peaking on February 11 with 10.8 million viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Opposite the Billboard Music Awards on ABC, the season 5 finale of CBS’s Elementary drew a season low 4.1 million viewers and matched a season low .5 among A18-49 on Sunday. The season ender of NBC’s Shades of Blue also tied series lows of 3.8 million viewers and .7 in the demo. ABC’s awards show delivered 7.7 million viewers and 2.3 among A18-49, down 21% and 28%, respectively, versus last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season one finale of Univision’s El Chapo reached 3.5 million total viewers 2+. The first co-production between Story House Entertainment (Univision’s development and production arm) and Netflix, which averaged 1.5 million total viewers 2+, 732,000 A18-49 and 302,000 A18-34, will return for season 2 in September.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MSNBC topped cable news nets last week in primetime with 2.44 million total viewers and 610,000 among A25-54. Fox News was second in viewers with 2.41 million, followed by 1.65 for CNN, but CNN ranked second in the news demo in primetime, with 588,000.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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