FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 6/19/17)
DISCOVERY FAMILY: Reno, Set, Go! (Premiere) at 10pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Combat Trains (Premiere) at 8pm
AMC: Better Call Saul (Finale) at 10pm
PBS: Independent Lens (Finale) at 10pm

The Toy Box is coming back for season 2, with production already underway, ABC tweeted on Friday. The reality competition series is produced in partnership with Mattel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scott Pelley ended his run as CBS Evening News anchor on Friday offering “profound gratitude” to his CBS News colleagues. “Our audience can and should take your work for granted,” said Pelley, “but I know the measure of your sacrifice.” Pelley, who took over from Katie Couric in 2011, remains on 60 Minutes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Michael Phelps is diving into his Discovery Channel “Shark Week” duties. On Sunday, July 23 at 8p, the Olympic swimming champ will take on a great white shark in Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tucker Carlson was a no-show for his Fox News Channel show Thursday, but he had a good excuse: an attack of appendicitis. Ed Henry filled in for Carlson on Thursday; Dana Perino temporarily took the reins on Friday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC NewsLincoln Square Productions is teaming with JuVee Productions and XCON Productions to develop a 6-part true-crime documentary series for ABC that follows 2 long-time death row inmates. Working title is 4%, a reference to the percentage of people on death row, according to a study, who may actually be innocent.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UK prodco Icon Films was commissioned by Discovery Channel to create Shark Week film special Great Hammerhead Invasion, following a shark scientist as he tags the solitary sharks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ali Adler inked an overall deal with CBS Television Studios, where she’ll develop new projects and consult on upcoming CW reboot Dynasty. Adler will also consult on Warner Bros. TV’s Supergirl, which she co-created and where she has served as co-executive producer and co-showrunner. Filling her Supergirl shoes: Jessica Queller and Robert Rovner have been bumped up to co-showrunner, along with co-creator Andrew Kreisberg.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 14 of investing series Consuelo Mack Wealth Track launches on public television Friday, June 23 at 7:30p. Charitable giving is the first topic.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Alec Baldwin’s Still Alice co-star (and 30 Rock love interest) Julianne Moore, as well as 30 Rock alum Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski and Jack McBrayer, along with SNL’s Kate McKinnon, make up the first wave of presenters announced for Spike’s comic tribute to Baldwin. One Night Only: Alec Baldwin premieres Sunday, July 9 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cozi TV is celebrating Black Music Month with a week of original short-form vignettes featuring hip hop and pop culture influencers and curated programming June 19-23.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BET grabbed rights to comedy film Fat Camp, set to debut at the Los Angeles Film Festival this week, about a shallow 20something forced to work at his uncle’s fat camp.
(Source: Cynopsis)

All 4 seasons of Heroes (2006-1010) and the entire run of limited series Heroes Reborn (2016-17) will be available on Crackle starting Thursday, July 13.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Glenn Close will star in Amazon zombie comedy pilot Sea Oak, centered on a meek workingclass woman who comes back from the dead, full of rage.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kimberly Hebert Gregory (Vice Principals) will star opposite Jason Ritter in upcoming ABC drama The Gospel of Kevin. Cristela Alonzo played the role in the pilot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season 4 premiere of History’s Alone on June 15 delivered 1.7 million Total Viewers (+42% vs. S3 premiere), and saw double-digit gains in key demos including A24-54 (+33%), A18-49 (+22%) and M25-54 (+19%), according to Nielsen. Week 2 of the net’s Mountain Men built on its season 6 premiere delivering 2.3 million Total Viewers (+15% versus last week) and posting gains across all key demos including A25-54 (+24%), A18-49 (+27%), M25-54 (+34%) and M18-49 (+42%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

The series finale of CW’s Reign rated a series low .2 among A18-49, but was up 15% in total viewers week to week, to 77,000.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Stephen Furst died June 17 due to complications from diabetes. He was 63. Furst, who played Flounder on Animal House, was best known to TV audiences as Eliott Axelrod on St. Elsewhere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Cars 3 – $53.5 million
Wonder Woman – $40.7 million
All Eyez On Me – $27 million
The Mummy (2017) – $13.9 million
47 Meters Down – $11.5 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)

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