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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 7/12/17)
BRAVO:  Odd Mom Out (Premiere) at 10pm
CBS: Salvation (Premiere) at 9pm
COOKING: Cheap Eats (Premiere) at 10pm
DIY: Amazing Space (Premiere) at 9pm and 9:30pm
HGTV: Property Brothers – Buying & Selling (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: Listed Sisters (Premiere) at 11pm
ID: Murder By Numbers (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Nature’s Great Race (Premiere) at 9pm
SCIENCE: Battlebots (Premiere) at 10pm
TRU TV: I’m Sorry (Premiere) at 10pm and 10:30pm
USA: Suits (Premiere) at 9pm
HBO: The Defiant Ones (Finale) at 9pm
VELOCITY: Speed Is The New Black (Finale) at 9pm

Michael Jackson’s Halloween, a new one-hour animated special with the King of Pop’s music as its soundtrack, will air this fall on CBS. Created and produced by Optimum Productions, the Michael Jackson company owned by his estate, the show will feature the voices of actors Christine Baranski, Kiersey Clemons, Alan Cumming, George Eads, Brad Garrett, Lucy Liu, Jim Parsons and Lucas Till.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Megyn Kelly’s NBC morning show has finally got a launch date: Monday, September 25 at 9a. Unlike the Today lineup before and after it, Kelly’s slot will be taped in front of a live studio audience.
(Source: Cynopsis)

After 27 years, Kermit the Frog is getting a new voice. Steve Whitmire, who performed as Kermit since Jim Henson’s death in 1990, is stepping down. Matt Vogel, Kermit’s doppelganger Constantine in the 2014 film, Muppets Most Wanted, is taking over the gig.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has a new correspondent. Stand-up comedian and former tennis player Michael Kosta joined the Comedy Central show on Tuesday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lucy Liu is directing the premiere episode of the second season of Netflix’s Marvel’s Luke Cage. “What a thrill to collaborate with Marvel and Netflix, two industry titans, who paint our world with inspiring stories and beguiling characters,” said Liu. “It’s such an honor to work with such a passionate and fearless team.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s Homeland is on the move again. The series is heading to Virginia for production of its seventh season. Filming begins this fall for a 2018 premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Weather Channel is gearing up to broadcast the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, using live programming in the field and in-studio, as well as augmented reality to examine the science behind it. Coverage begins at 5a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New research from Parks Associates found that 49% of U.S. households with broadband subscribe to Netflix. In April, the streamer reported 98.5 million total subscribers (domestic and international), noting that it expected to pass 100 million before its next quarterly report.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Music Choice struck a promotional partnership with Billboard as the official musical partner for The 2017 Billboard Hot Music 100 Festival, taking place at Jones Beach Theatre in New York, August 19- 20. Both brands will highlight Billboard Hot 100 artists including Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled and Camila Cabello.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Big3 secured a deal with MGM Resorts, Mayweather Promotions and UFC. Big3 Championship Finals will be held at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, August 26, to be televised at 1:30p on Fox.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime Sports chronicles the buildup to the blockbuster bout between boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and URC superstar Conor McGregor with weekly installments of All Access: Mayweather vs. McGregor. The series, which peels back the curtain on the August 26 fight, bows Friday, July 28 at 10p on Showtime.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert presents “Russia Week,” highlighting the CBS late night host’s recent visit to the country, beginning Monday, July 17 at 11:35p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime is developing a sequel to 2004 drama The L Word, which focused on a group of lesbians in West Hollywood. Three original leads, Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey, are expected to come aboard as EPs. If the project moves forward, they would appear to help bridge the original series with the new one.
(Source: Cynopsis)

W. Clark Bunting, former president and general manager of Di scovery Channel, and David Wheeler, new-media creative director and EP, have formed Digital Circus Media. The company is currently developing projects with Discovery Channel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV greenlit three series: Catfish spin-off, Catfish: Trolls; dating series Undressed; and Ron Dyrdek game show Win Big.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Investigation Discovery’s mid-summer programming includes Gone, launching Monday, July 24 at 9p; Kiss of Death, premiering Thursday, August 24 at 9p; Guilty Rich, arriving Thursday, August 31 at 10p, and Grave Mysteries on Tuesday, September 5 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV set summer show dates, too. Teen Mom 2 debuts Monday, July 17 at 9p; The Challenge XXX bows Tuesday, July 18 at 9p; and docuseries Siesta Key, from the producers of Laguna Beach, bows Monday, July 31 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV’s House Hunters franchise is expanding with House Hunters Family. Series follows parents and their kids as they tour three properties and try to agree on the ideal home, starting Monday, July 31 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking fires up Season 5 with renowned chef Curtis Stone as a new co-host. The food and travel adventure series is also expanding its footprint beyond American shores, by bringing viewers to Europe and Puerto Rico. Distributed by American Public Television, new episodes premiere on Saturday, September 2. Check local listings.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dateline: Secrets Uncovered debuts on Oxygen Media on Friday, July 21 at 8p. The news magazine series is hosted by Charles Melvin of NBC News.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Real Housewives of Dallas returns for a second season on Monday, August 14 at 10p on Bravo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Outlander makes its third season debut on Starz on Sunday, September 10 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

VH1 music competition series Signed bows Wednesday, July 26 at 9p. Follows rapper, entrepreneur and hip-hop artist Rick Ross, recording artist and songwriter The-Dream, and Roc Nation’s SVP of A&R/Artist Management Lenny S as they work to develop unsigned hip-hop and R&B artist in Atlanta.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A feature length documentary on Steven Spielberg, aptly titled Spielberg, premieres Saturday, October 4 on HBO. Narrated by the filmmaker himself, it chronicles his nearly 50 year career and includes commentary from Hollywood notables like Cate Blanchett, Francis Ford Coppola, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Flying High with Phil Keoghan premieres Sunday, August 6 on Smithsonian Channel. “It’s the people that give places their own personality, and that was the foundation for creating this special,” said Keoghan. “Beyond the stunning landscape, I wanted to share the stories of the passionate people of New Zealand – the unique characters who epitomize what the country is really made of.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Independent feature film Ivy League Farmer bows on RFD-TV on Wednesday, July 12 at 8:30p and newly launched cable network, The Cowboy Channel, on Friday, July 14 at 8p. The  movie tells the story of a Harvard grad who spends one last summer on the family farm after landing a dream job on Wall Street.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV salutes one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most influential acts in the Saturday Stack: The Who block on Saturday, July 22 at 6p. The night of music features in-depth interviews, archive footage and performances, kicking off with the 2016 profile, Rock Legends: The Who.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Michael Malarkey (The Vampire Diaries), Eve Mauro (CSI Miami), Kwame Patterson (The Wire, American Crime Story), Linda Purl (Homeland, True Blood) and Elisabeth Rohm (Law & Order) joined the cast of Crackle’s The Oath. Series has begun production in San Juan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Michael C. Hall and Amanda Abbington (Sherlock) were tapped to star in Safe, a drama for Netflix and Canal Plus….Katja Herbers (The Leftovers) landed a guest spot on upcoming second season of Westworld. HBO series returns in 2018.…Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse, The Newsroom) joins season two of History’s Six. She’ll play Gina, a smart, ruthless CIA operative…. Natalie Zea (The Detour, Californication) and Kendrick Sampson (How to Get Away with Murder, The Vampire Diaries) nabbed recurring roles on Showtime and Lionsgate’s upcoming series, White Famous.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time returns for a five-night event on Monday, July 17 at 7:45p with all new algebraic episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix announced a return date for Stranger Things. The peculiar happenings will resume on Friday, October 27. In part 2, it’s 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demagorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC News shares stories of survival and loss in digital documentary Surviving the Inferno: Escaping Grenfell Tower, bowing Thursday, July 13. The 26-minute doc centers on the devastating fire that engulfed London’s Grenfell Tower and killed at least 80 people.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba’s graphic novels, The Umbrella Academy, are coming to Netflix in a live action series. It follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes, who come together to solve their father’s mysterious death.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu’s animated series library has expanded. Via a new deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution the streamer is now offering Bob’s Burgers and The Cleveland Show, with Futurama and American Dad arriving soon.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lionsgate and Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud streaming video service launches on Thursday, August 3. It features original scripted and unscripted comedy series, stand-up specials and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Univision finished as the top broadcast network, regardless of language, with A18-34 and number 3 among A18-49 for the week of July 3. Jose de Egipto garnered 1.7 million Total Viewers 2+, 701,000 A18-49, and 284,000 A18-24.
(Source: Cynopsis)

After Fear Factor and Wild ‘N Out helped boost MTV’s June ratings, the first time June was up year-over-year in P18-34 since 2011, the net boasts July to-date is up +15% from year-ago and +21% in share, pacing to be the first July with year-over-year growth since 2013.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Television pioneer Richard “Dick” Cox died July 10 after a short illness. He was 87. Cox, whose first job was as an usher at CBS Radio at 16, later worked as a page at NBC, eventually heading up Y&R Ventures at Young & Rubicam and, under his DCA-TV, produced daytime’s first syndicated soap opera, High Hopes. In 1981, Cox was tapped to head CBS Cable, where he received 2 Cable Ace Awards.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Longtime Los Angeles TV and radio newsman Bill Smith died on July 11. He was 74. Smith spent 13 years at KTLA after co-anchoring KTTV’s Metro News-Metro News.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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