FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ NYC STREET FAIRS/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 6/23/17)
LOGO & VH1:  2017 LOGO Trailblazer Honors at 9pm
ABC: What Would You Do? (Premiere) at 9pm
DISNEY CHANNEL: Bizaardvark (Premiere) at 9pm
CW: The Originals (Finale) at 8pm
WE TV: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (Finale) at 8pm

(SATURDAY 6/24/17)
NBC: 2017 Nitro World Games at 8pm

(SUNDAY 6/25/17)
AMC: Preacher (Premiere) at 10pm
E!: Famously Single (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Prime Suspect: Tension on Masterpiece (Premiere) at 10pm
STARZ: Power (Premiere) at 9pm
CNN: Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (Finale) at 9pm
HBO: Silicon Valley (Finale) at 10pm
HBO: Veep (Finale) at 10:30pm
ID: Disappeared (Finale) at 9pm

Following similar moves by CBS and NBC, Fox is throwing its own premiere week party. The net will launch the majority of its fall lineup – the Tuesday-Sunday schedules – the week of September 25. One early launch is Seth MacFarlane space comedy Orville, debuting Sunday, September 10, with two airings before the official beginning of the season before moving to its regular Thursday timeslot during premiere week. The net’s Monday lineup will debut the following week, with the return of Lucifer and new Marvel drama The Gifted.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production on the sidelined season of ABC’s Bachelor In Paradise will resume next week, according to tweets by several cast members. Warner Bros. halted production on the series after an allegation of sexual misconduct on the set by a show participant.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A bill that would establish a tax incentive to encourage women and minority television writers and directors passed in the New York State Legislature. Backed by the DGA and the WGA East, the legislation calls for a new tax credit of up to $5 million be allocated in the state’s next budget to be directed toward shows that employ women and/or people of color as writers and directors.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount Network, the upcoming new incarnation of the current Spike TV, is in development on half-hour comedy The Interventionist. Series – exec-produced by Tom Arnold and Aaron Kaplan of Kapital Entertainment, and written by Steve Pink (High Fidelity) – is based on Arnold’s life as a recovering addict and interventionist for those with substance abuse problems. Alex Hardcastle (Grace and Frankie, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), who also serves as an EP, is on to direct the potential pilot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts) has joined the cast of first-time writer/director Boots Riley’s film Sorry to Bother You, which centers on the travails of a black telemarketer. Forest Whitaker and Nina Yang Bongiovi of Significant Productions are producing alongside Jonathan Duffy, Charles D. King, George Rush, and Kelly Williams.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC Studios is the new home of Laurence Fishburne and his Cinema Gypsy Productions (black-ish). Fishburne signed a two-year overall deal under which he and manager/producing partner Helen Sugland will continue to develop projects for the studio. Melissa Gelineau, most recently VP of television & development at Sofia Vergara and Luis Balaguer’s Latin World Entertainment, is heading to Cinema Gypsy as head of television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

DIY Network renewed Stone House Revival, starring Jeff Devlin, and Salvage Dawgs, starring Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside, each for new 13-episode seasons.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shawn Ryan signed a third three-year contract with Sony Pictures Television, where he has been based since 2011. At the studio, Ryan is co-creator, exec producer and co-showrunner of NBC drama Timeless, and is executive producer and showrunner on new CBS series S.W.A.T.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt is onboard to anchor a new Saturday morning MSNBC news show, slated to debut June 24 at 8a. Additionally, MSNBC is extending its live programming into the weekend beginning in July, providing breaking news coverage until 9p on Saturdays and Sundays.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nat Geo Wild is bringing back its top-rated series The Incredible Dr. Pol on Saturday, July 1 at 9p. The new season promises more dramatic cases with animal patients at the good doctor’s clinic in rural Michigan and via house calls.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV One’s longest-running series, Unsung, will launch its 11th season on a new night – Sunday, July 9 at 9p – with a new lineup of music and stories featuring Wyclef, Marvin Sapp, Switch and Ice-T, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spike TV is teaming with Emmy-winning documentarian Joe Berlinger (Paradise Lost trilogy) for an eight-hour series about the recent deaths and disappearances of six young women in southern Ohio. Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio premieres Saturday, July 22 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Social media influencer Hannah Hart is taking a flavor-filled journey to some of the country’s favorite regional food spots in new six-episode Food Network series I Hart Food. Series premieres Monday, August 14 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sprout greenlit two new original animated series, Powerbirds and Norm, both slated to premiere in 2019. The two shows are the first new series the network added since announcing its rebrand to Universal Kids on September 9. Powerbirds was created by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Breen and follows two pet parakeets who live secret superhero lives.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon’s new one-hour TV special Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling, based on the net’s ‘90s hit series Rocko’s Modern Life, will reunite the original voice cast members. The special is written and executive produced by the series’ original creator Joe Murray and will premiere on Nickelodeon in 2018.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Investigation Discovery will premiere one-hour special Black and Blue, a timely exploration of the current state of police affairs and race relations, this Saturday, June 24 at 8p. The special also will be available on ID’s TV Everywhere app ID GO beginning Sunday, June 25.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel’s original “June Weddings” programming event culminates this Saturday, June 24, with the premiere of My Favorite Wedding at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV will live-broadcast New Japan Pro Wrestling’s first-ever US event, the G1 Special in the USA, on Saturday, July 1 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Alexis Bledel will return as a series regular for the second season of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s TaleJason Alexander (Seinfeld) will lead the voice cast for Sprout’s new animated series Kody Kapow, which is scheduled to bow July 15….Sharon Leal (Dreamgirls) has joined the cast of upcoming CBS drama Instinct.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Virginia Madsen will not return for the planned season 2 of ABC’s Designated Survivor.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Transformers: The Last Knight – Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Stanley Tucci, Laura Haddock, Santiago Cabrera, Isabela Moner, Jerrod Carmichael
The Bad Batch (Limited Release) – Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Keanu Reeves, Jayda Fink, Yolonda Ross, Giovanni Ribisi, Jim Carrey Diego Luna
The Beguiled (2017) (Limited Release) – Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Oona Laurence, Angourie Rice, Addison Riecke, Wayne Pere
The Big Sick (Limited Release) – Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Her, Zenobia Shroff, Adeel Skater, Bo Burnham

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday June 23, 2017
NYC Police Museum Fair – on Liberty St. from Broadway to Trinity Pl.

Saturday June 24, 2017
BAMRA Bleecker Street Festival – on Bleecker from Broadway to 6th Ave.
NYV Craft Beer Festival – Metropolitan Pavillion, 123 West 18th St. (bet. 6th & 7th)  http://www.nyccraftbeerfest.com/
Turtle Bay Festival – on Lexington Ave. from 42nd – 54th St.
Harlem Arts Festival – Marcus Garvey Park, 18 Mount Morris Park West (from 120th to 124th St. from 5th Ave. to Madison Ave.) http://www.harlemartsfestival.com

Sunday June 25, 2017
Liberty Street Fair – on Liberty from Broadway to Church
Gay Pride Week: The March – begins 36th St. & 5th Ave.and ends at Christopher and Greenwich St.
Columbus Circle/Broadway Fair – on Broadway from 60th – 61st St.
Famous Food Festival “Taste The World” – Grand Bazaar NYC, 77th St. & Columbus Ave. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/famous-food-festival-taste-the-world-nyc-tickets-32793161228?aff=es2
Harlem Arts Festival – Marcus Garvey Park, 18 Mount Morris Park West (from 120th to 124th St. from 5th Ave. to Madison Ave.) http://www.harlemartsfestival.com

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POWERBALL
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