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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 6/6/17)
COMEDY: The Jim Jefferies Show (Premiere) at 10:30pm
DISCOVERY: Devil’s Canyon (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: Six Degrees of Murder (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: I Am Homicide (Premiere) at 10pm
SPIKE: Ink Master (Premiere) at 10pm
VICELAND: States of Undress (Premiere) at 10pm
FREEFORM: Truth & Iliza (Finale) at 10pm
NAT. GEO.: Breakthrough (Finale) at 10pm
TRU TV: Upscale with Prentice Perry (Finale) at 11pm
TV ONE: The Manns (Finale) at 8pm

CBS is going live with the testimony of former FBI director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, June 8. CBS This Morning’s Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King and Charlie Rose will co-anchor, joined by chief Washington correspondent John Dickerson and chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford. While there has been speculation that President Trump will try to block Comey from testifying, White House Deputy Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on Monday that Trump would not exert executive privilege.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production has wrapped, but fans of Lifetime drama UnReal will have to wait until early 2018 for the debut of season 3, which had been expected to arrive this summer. “Here’s to the fans…Hang in there for #season3,” tweeted Constance Zimmer with a photo of her and series co-star Shiri Appleby toasting.
(Source: Cynopsis)

YouTube ’s Susanne Daniels, producer Mark Gordon (Criminal Minds, Designated Survivor), creator/producer Shonda Rimes (Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy), William Morris Endeavor partner Richard Weitz and Starz president of programming Carmi Zlotnik have been appointed to the Television Academy’s executive committee. “Individually they deliver a wealth of experience and knowledge across television platforms,” said Hayma Washington, chairman and CEO. “Collectively, they represent the future of the industry.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

A hacker collective followed through on a Friday threat by leaking 8 episodes of ABC’s Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, slated to premiere Sunday, June 11, on torrent site Pirate Bay. “If you prefer your meat bloody, we’re serving it as bloody as can be,” wrote The Dark Overlord. “We’re bringing another piece from the world of unaired mainstream media content.” The same hacker leaked Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The fallout continues for Bill Maher, slammed for using the “N” word on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher last week. Senator Al Franken, who describes himself as a “good friend” of Maher’s, canceled an appearance he was to make on this week’s show. Franken “believes that what Bill Maher said was inappropriate and offensive,” a rep told the Huffington Post, though he was glad to see Maher “express sincere regret for his comment.” Activist Symone Sanders still plans to appear, and said she hopes to address the racial slur.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A film about the downfall of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, starring Al Pacino, has a green light and a new director, Barry Levinson, at HBO. The project was suspended in 2014 under director Brian De Palma, who left.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Travel Channel ordered 8-part Xtreme Screams, capturing the ear-piercing shrieks from rides and attractions like bungee jumps and vertical drop roller coasters. Series will premiere in October as part of the net’s weeklong Scarecation programming event.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spike TV greenlit 10 episodes of spin-off Ink Masters: Angels, featuring 4 season 8 female Ink Masters competitors traveling the country to face tattoo-based challenges. Winner lands a spot on season 10 of the mother show; both are produced by Truly Original.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV flipped over Flip or Flop Vegas, enough to greenlight a second season. The spin-off has attracted 12.5 million viewers since its April debut.
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Ink Master may be heading into season 9 on Spike tonight at 10p, but don’t expect the same old, same old. “ We always intend to change and evolve the show from season to season, but this time we’re raising the stakes in a way we never have before,” Glenda Hersh, exec producer and co-CEO of Truly Original, tells Cynopsis. This season, “There is twice the amount of prize money on the line, and we have two-person artist teams representing various shops from across the country, in an effort to be crowned ‘Master Shop.’ They’re not just competing for themselves but working to elevate the reputation of their businesses, and that is a great place for Ink Master to go. ”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Smithsonian Channel ’s America in Color offers colorized footage of iconic moments starting Sunday, July 2 at 8p. Technology transforms black-and-white films and photographs from the 1920s through the 1960s, including images of illegal drinking, home movies of FDR during the Great Depression, scenes from the attack on Pearl Harbor and Elvis Presley’s TV debut.
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The Real Housewives of Orange County, the series that started the Bravo franchise, are back for season 12 on Monday, July 10 at 9p. New to the group is the 100th Housewife, Peggy Sulahian – who, of course, ruffles feathers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedian Ben Bailey, who hosted over 200 episodes of Cash Cab during its original 2005-2012 run, will be back at the wheel for Discovery’s 2017 overhaul of the game show, as host and an executive producer. “Never before has a comedian been so happy to go back to driving a cab,” said Bailey.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Franchise extender Little Big Shots: Forever Young, celebrating senior talents like an opera-singing plumber and an 80-year-old tap dancer, launches on NBC Wednesday, June 21 at 8p. Making a guest appearance: (awwww together now) Betty White.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Pro skate teams are back to compete in gnarly stunts and disgusting gags (pee-drinking challenge, anyone?) when King of the Road returns to Viceland for season 2 on Thursday, June 8 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Les Stroud, who almost died in a car accident in Mongolia while filming Survivorman, returns with his son Logan a year later for Survivorman & Son: Mongolia. Father’s Day special airs Sunday, June 16 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will present a donation on behalf of HGTV to the CMA Foundation, which supports music education programs, at the HGTV Lodge on Thursday, June 8 during the CMA Music Festival.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Three couples create the Indian wedding ceremonies of the their dreams, but in America, in Smithsonian Channel special My Big Bollywood Wedding, premiering Sunday, June 10 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of A&E doc Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G., originally slated for June 28, has moved to Monday, September 4 at 8p, and 6-part limited series Who Killed Tupac?, has been pushed from June 29 to 4Q17.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The comedy starring former NBA player Jalen Rose didn’t get picked up to series by ABC, but the pilot for Jalen vs. Everybody will air on ABC sib ESPN tonight. Rose’s partner on radio show Jalen and Jacoby, David Jacoby, tweeted the news yesterday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV users will have access to Amazon programming including Transparent and Mozart in the Jungle later this year, said Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Apple also announced an Amazon Echo home audio competitor, HomePod.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire) and Joe Pantoliano (The Matrix) guest on a new episode of SponegeBob SquarePants airing Saturday, June 10 at 10a on Nickelodeon.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Modern Family ’s Sarah Hyland guests on an episode of Shadowhunters this summer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sunday’s One Love Manchester concert drew an average 10.9 million viewers and a 49.3 share in the UK, making it the most-watched TV program of the year, according to overnight ratings. The event raised over $2.6 million for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sunday’s 2017 NBA Finals game 2 on ABC (the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113) delivered 19.7 million viewers and a 7.1 rating among A18-49, according to Nielsen fast nationals, up 13% in viewers and 9% in the demo versus last year’s game 2. It was the biggest audience ever for a game 2 on ABC, since the net began carrying the NBC finals in 2003.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Opposite ABC’s big game, the premiere of Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly brought NBC an average 6.1 million viewers and a .8 rating among A18-49. The new show won the demo but was second to a 60 Minutes repeat in viewers (6.6 million/.6). It was NBC’s best non-sports audience in the slot since March 2016.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The series finale of Animal Planet’s River Monsters on May 28 ranked as the highest rated episode of the series in over two years in L+3, pushing Animal Planet to be the #1 overall ad-supported cable network that night at 9p among M25-54. The series premiere of Expedition Mungo that night at 10p tied as the net’s highest-rated primetime series premiere among P25-54 in two years (5/25/15).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Peter Sallis died June 2. He was 96. Sallis was best known as the voice of Wallis in Wallace & Gromit, and for BBC comedy Last of the Summer Wine.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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