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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 5/26/17)
NBC: First Dates (Finale) at 8pm 

(SATURDAY 5/27/17)
HGTV: Beachfront Bargain Hunt: Renovation (Premiere) at 9pm
DIY: Renovation Realities: Ben & Ginger (Finale) at 8pm

(SUNDAY 5/28/17)
ANIMAL PLANET: Expedition Mungo (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: On The Case with Paula Zahn (Premiere) at 10pm
ANIMAL PLANET: River Monsters (Finale) at 9pm

Viacom and Altice USA entered a multi-year partnership that includes advanced advertising and content distribution agreements. The deal includes early carriage renewal of Viacom’s premier networks in the Optimum system and the return of several Viacom nets in Suddenlink systems, plus additional distribution rights for covering multi-platform, digital and next- gen Viacom content including VR and 4K content.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bye bye for now. NBC is postponing its planned December premier of a Bye Bye Birdie musical starring Jennifer Lopez to 2018, due to Lopez’s schedule. The network recently announced it will air a live production of Jesus Christ Superstar on Easter Sunday 2018.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Veep and Silicon Valley will be back on HBO in 2018 for their seventh and fifth seasons, respectively. The net renewed both series ahead of their current season finales on June 25.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Aaron Korsh, creator/exec producer of Suits, signed a two-year overall deal with Suits studio Universal Cable Productions. He’ll continue as showrunner on Suits, which returns for season 7 in July, oversee the planned Suits spinoff and develop new projects.
(Source: Cynopsis)

History gave a 10-ep straight-to-series order to original scripted drama Blue Book, from A+E Studios, in association with Compari Entertainment. Series chronicles the true top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ‘60s known as “Project Blue Book.” It’s exec-produced by Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy Central is celebrating the era of fake news with a special starring and produced by Ed Helms. The Fake News with Ted Nelms will feature absurd, made-up news that closely resembles real news, delivered by a made-up guy who closely resembles Helms.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A consortium of media and finance companies and execs are teaming with New York State Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-39), who chairs the Commission on Science and Technology, to develop Queens MediaWorks, a new hub for non-fiction production, based in Queens, NY. Brent Montgomery, CEO of ITV America; Bruce David Klein, president & executive producer of Atlas Media; Richard Seet, former principal of private equity, management and financial services corporation The Carlyle Group; and soccer phenom/entrepreneur David Villa are founding partners.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fear(less) With Tim Ferriss premieres Tuesday, May 30 on AT&T Audience Network. The show, exec-produced by Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Productions, features Ferris in conversation with guests including the founder of TOMS Shoes, Blake Mycoskie, and ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Up will premiere new series Pilot on Friday, June 2 at 9p, and a new season of Bringing Up Bates on Thursday, June 1 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New aquatic thrills await in the new season of Travel Channel’s Xtreme Waterparks, premiering Sunday, June 4 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BBC America series Broadchurch returns for its third and final season on June 28 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNBC will debut a new season of Jay Leno’s Garage on Wednesday, June 28, with back-to-back episodes at 9p and 10p. Guests this season include President George W. Bush and Laura Bush, Ted Koppel, Wanda Sykes and Michael Strahan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo Media premieres season 3 of Odd Mom Out on Wednesday, July 12 at 10p. Guests this season include Christine Taylor, Wendy Williams and Dave Navarro.
(Source: Cynopsis)

INSP has set the premiere date for docuseries The Cowboy Way: Alabama for Thursday, August 10 at 8p. Nine-ep series follows the lives of three modern-day cowboys.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel ’s new movie All for Love will world-premiere this Saturday (May 27) at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ASPiRE is launching a series of one-hour concert specials, No Cover, premiering Tuesday, June 20 at 8p with the New Orleans band Tank and The Bangas.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Seven telecasts into Andi Mack’s first season, Disney Channel ordered a second season of the comedy series, which ranks as the top TV series of 2017 to-date among Girls 6-11, Girls 9-14 and Girls 6-14, according to the network. Series is from Horizon Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts will guest in an episode of Disney Junior‘s Doc McStuffins premiering on National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday, June 4, at 8a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Marvel’s Avengers: Secret Wars returns to Disney XD for an action-packed hour to kick off season 4 on Saturday, June 17 at 11:30a. Beginning June 2, six original animated shorts featuring the newest Avengers will usher in the new season across linear, on-demand and digital platforms.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nicki Minaj will perform at first-ever NBA Awards, airing on TNT on Monday, June 26 at 9p and hosted by Drake.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chicago P.D. is losing its female lead.  Sophia Bush is leaving the NBC series after four seasons… T.J. Miller, who portrays quasi-entrepreneur dude Erlich Bachman on HBO‘s Silicon Valley, is out for the series’ just-announced fifth season, HBO said in a statement.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Brandon Scott (Guerrilla) and Holland Roden (Teen Wolf) are in as series leads for the third installment of Syfy anthology series Channel Zero.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu gains streaming rights to Starz’s top-rated series Power via a new deal with Lionsgate. Seasons 1 and 2 are now available to stream on Hulu, and season 3 will become available to stream later this year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season 7 trailer for HBO’s Game of Thrones was been viewed 61 million times across digital platforms in its first 24 hours, according to the network.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Time Inc. ’s Coastal Living brand and RFC Media will launch season 3 of online-housed Coastal Living Radio today at http://www.coastalliving.com or on any digital device via the TuneIn mobile app.
(Source: Cynopsis)

More brands are pulling out of Sean Hannity’s Fox News Channel primetime show, yanking their ads as the host continues to push a conspiracy theory surrounding the death of a member of the DNC staff. Among the latest to run for the door: Cars.com, exercise products company Peloton, mattress company Leesa Sleep, Casper Beds and Crowne Plaza Hotels.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On the final night of the 2016-17 broadcast season, ABC’s television revival of the theatrical Dirty Dancing drew 6.6 million viewers during its three-hour broadcast. With the movie, ABC finished as the second most watched network overall on Wednesday to CBS, with three hours of Survivor finale coverage. Dirty Dancing drove ABC to its most watched Wednesday in nearly seven months – since the 2016 with the CMA Awards.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The first season of HGTV home renovation series Home Town averaged a 0.68 Live+ same day rating among A25-54. During its run, Home Town was consistently ranked as a top 3 show among both upscale A25-54 and upscale W25-54 for the Tuesday 10-11p timeslot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Baywatch – Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, Orlando Bloom, Kevin R. McNally, Golshifteh Farahani
Drone (Limited Release) – Sean Bean, Patrick Sabongui, Joel David Moore, Mary McCormack, Maxwell Haynes, Sharon Taylor, Kirby Morrow, Kevin O’Grady

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday May 26, 2017
Grand Central Food Festival – on 43rd St. from Lexington Ave. – 3rd Ave.

Saturday May 27, 2017
West 4th St. Festival – on West 4th St. 6th Ave. to Macdougal St.
Midtown West Spring Fair – on 8th Ave. from 42nd – 50th St.
On The Move Festival (Queens) – on Woodside Ave. from 63rd St. to Roosevelt Ave.

Sunday May 28, 2017
Loisaida Festival – Ave. C from 6th St. – 12th St. http://www.loisaidafest.org
Lexington Ave. Spring Festival – on Lexington Ave from 42nd – 57th St.
Livable West Side Festival – on Broadway from 73rd – 86th St.
Ecuadorian Parade – 107th St. bet. Central Park West & Manhattan Ave.
Ronkonkoma Memorial Day Festival (Long Island) – Hawkins Ave. Portion Rd. to Wittredge St.

Monday May 29, 2017
World Trade Center Community – on Fulton St. from Broadway –  Gold St.
Broadway Memorial Day Fair (Queens) – on Broadway from Steinway to Crescent

MEGA MILLIONS
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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $275 million.

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