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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 7/14/17)
HISTORY: UFO Files (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Charlie Rose – The Week (Premiere) at 8:30pm

(SATURDAY 7/15/17)
ANIMAL PLANET: Pitbulls and Parolees: Back To The Beginning (Premiere) at 9pm
DISNEY XD: Polaris Primetime (Premiere) at 9pm
DISNEY XD: Parker Plays (Premiere) at 10pm
DISNEY XD: Polaris: Player Select (Premiere) at 10:30pm
DIY: The Vanilla Ice Project (Premiere) at 10pm and 10:30pm
FYI: Tiny House Hunting (Premiere) at 9pm
ABC: 20/20 (Finale) at 8pm
WORLD: The Story of China (Finale) at 8pm

(SUNDAY 7/16/17)
NICKELODEON: 2017 Kids’ Choice Sports Awards at 8pm
TV ONE: Unsung: Marvin Sapp (Premiere) at 10pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Human Prey (Premiere) at 10pm
FX: The Strain (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Game of Thrones (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: Caribbean Life (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: Island Hunters (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Remember Me (Premiere) at 10pm
VICELAND: Business of Life (Finale) at 7pm
HGTV: Lakefront Bargain Hunt (Finale) at 8pm and 8:30pm

The nominations are in for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, and NBC’s Saturday Night Live and freshman HBO series Westworld grabbed the most noms with 22 each. FX limited series Feud: Bette And Joan and Netflix best drama series nominee Stranger Things tied for the second most noms with 18 apiece. HBO’s Veep rounded out third with 17 nominations, including best comedy (which it took home last year). This year’s bumper crop features a strong showing from the broadcast and streaming realms alongside cable heavy-hitters. HBO leads networks with a total of 110 nominations, followed by Netflix with 91 and This Is Us-powered NBC (the drama garnered 11 noms), with 60. Past winners including Game of Thrones (HBO) and Orphan Black ( BBC America) were MIA due to their late season debuts. Winners will be announced on Sunday, September 17 on CBS in an event hosted by Stephen Colbert. For a complete list of nominees, go here.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production has temporarily halted in Georgia on season 8 of AMC’s The Walking Dead after stuntman John Bernecker was seriously injured in an on-set fall earlier this week. According to sources, Bernecker suffered a serious head injury after falling 30 feet onto a concrete floor.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Drama series Guantanamo is headed to Showtime after a bidding war. The series, which has Oliver Stone attached to direct in his first scripted TV outing, will launch with a 10-episode first season. Series was created by Daniel Voll ( The Unit), who will also serve as showrunner, and centers on the detainees held in the controversial prison, and those who defend and condemn them. Alexandra Milchan ( The Wolf of Wall Street) will produce with Weinstein Television, which acquired the project this May.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WE tv is headed down the aisle again. The network is rebooting its long-running hit show Bridezillas, with 10 new hourlong eps set to premiere next year. The original Bridezillas ended its run in 2013 after 10 seasons and launched spinoff series Marriage Boot Camp, which recently concluded its eighth season. Bridezillas is executive produced by Laura Halperin. Exec producers for WE tv are Lauren P. Gellert, Kate Farrell and Angela Molloy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ITV Entertainment optioned Armoza Formats series The Bubble, a format that isolates celebrity contestants in a “bubble” for a week – no Internet, no mobile phones, no TV – and then brings them into the studio where they learn of the past week’s current affairs and are asked to distinguish the real news from the fake.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jerry Bruckheimer Television signed a three-year overall deal with CBS Television Studios. Bruckheimer left Warner Bros. Television in 2016 after 15 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hartswood Films hired Doctor Who exec producer Brian Minchin as head of drama development at its Wales-based Hartswood West facility.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Science Channel will air Finding Amelia Earhart: Mystery Solved this Saturday, July 15 at 10p. The special will investigate what happened to Earhart when she disappeared over the Pacific Ocean more than 70 years ago.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Weather Channel is airing live program event The Great American Chillout July 17-23, taking viewers to some of the coolest places in the US, from deep underground to high above sea level. TWC meteorologists will be reporting live from cool areas across the country, ranging from caves and summer ski slopes, to one-of-a-kind “ice bars” and roof-top gardens.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s Counting On will wrap its second season with a two-part after show led by host Daphne Oz, who will sit down with the older siblings to reminisce and watch highlights from this season. Part one of the after show airs Monday, July 17 at 9p, part two airs Monday, July 24 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

PBS will go wild with live event Wild Alaska Live, which puts the lens on bears, wolves, beavers, moose, orcas, eagles and more as they gather by the thousands to take part in Alaska’s summer feast. Led by PBS stars Chris Kratt and Martin Kratt, the event kicks off Sunday, July 23 at 8p and also airs July 26 and July 30.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Optimum Partners hired IM Global Television, a joint venture between indie studio IM Global, Chinese digital giant Tencent and Tang Media Partners, to handle international distribution rights for the new animated one-hour special Michael Jackson’s Halloween, featuring Jackson’s music as its soundtrack.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The July 7, noon-premiering episode of Nickelodeon animated preschool series PAW Patrol titled “Baby Octopus” posted the highest-rated performance with K2-5 in more than three years, according to the network. The ep delivered a 7.1/2 million with K2-5 and 3.4 million total viewers in Live +3.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Average total viewership for the YES Network’s New York Yankees game telecasts through the first half of the 2017 season was up 57 percent year-over-year in the NY DMA. This marks YES’ highest first-half viewership for Yankees telecasts in five years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bounce kicked off season 3 of its original comedy series In The Cut with back-to-back eps on Tuesday, July 11 and the initial telecasts combined to reach nearly 1 million (908,000) unduplicated viewers 2+. The 9-10p double premiere also ranked as Tuesday night’s No. 1 sitcom vs. all ad-supported cable programming in its time period in Households, A18-49, A25-54 and Total Viewers among Bounce’s target audience of African Americans.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
War For The Planet Of The Apes – Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Amiah Miller, Judy Greer, Max Lloyd-Jones
Wish Upon – Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee, Mitchell Slaggert, Shannon Purser, Sydney Park, Elisabeth Rohm, Josephine Langford
Blind (Limited Release) – Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore, Dylan McDermott, Viva Bianca, James McCaffrey, Jabari Gray, Renee Willett, Drew Moerlein
Lady Macbeth (Limited Release) – Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie, Christopher Fairbank, Bill Fellows, Joseph league, Ian Conningham

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday July 14, 2017
Witchsfest Pagan Street Fair – Astor Place Bet. Broadway & Lafayette http://www.witchsfestusa.org/
Grand Central Food Festival – on 43rd St. from Lexington to 3rd Ave.
Sports and Fitness Expo – New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Ave. Of The Americas and 54th St. http://www.nyctri.com/events/expo/
Empire State Tattoo Expo – New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Ave. Of The Americas and 54th St. http://www.empirestatetattooexpo.com

Saturday July 15, 2017
Bleecker Street MKT – on Bleecker St. from Christopher to 8th Ave.
Hester St. Fair Presents: Ice Cream Social – corner of Hester and Essex http://www.hesterstreetfair.com/events/ice-cream-social/
Witchsfest Pagan Street Fair – Astor Place Bet. Broadway & Lafayette http://www.witchsfestusa.org/
Billion Bubble Party – Washington Square Park on 5th Ave. and Washington Square North 1pm – 3pm
6th Ave. Festival – on 6th Ave. from 14th – 23rd St.
Ave. Of The Americas Festival – on 6th Ave. from 42nd – 54th St.
Sports and Fitness Expo – New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Ave. Of The Americas and 54th St. http://www.nyctri.com/events/expo/
Empire State Tattoo Expo – New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Ave. Of The Americas and 54th St. http://www.empirestatetattooexpo.com
New York Record and CD Show – The Watson Hotel, 440 West  57th St. bet. 9th and 10th Ave. 10am – 4pm http://www.showsandexpos.com
Sprinkler Day – Asphalt Green, 555 East 90th St. 1pm – 3pm https://www.asphaltgreen.org/blog/get-splashin-sprinkler-day-is-back
Go Africa Street Festival – 116th St bet. 7th & 8th Ave. http://goafricaharlem.org
Harlem Arts Stroll – starts at Calabar Gallery Hall, 2504 Frederick Douglass Blvd. on 134th St. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/harlem-arts-stroll-saturday-july-15-2017-tickets-35212756302?aff=es2
Harlem Book Fair – on 135th St. on Malcom X Blvd. (aka Lenox Ave.) 10 am – 6pm http://www.harlembookfair.com

Sunday July 16, 2017
Witchsfest Pagan Street Fair – Astor Place Bet. Broadway & Lafayette http://www.witchsfestusa.org/
Lower Second Ave. Summer Festival – on 2nd Ave. from 6th – 14th St.
Rubin Museum Black Party – 150 West 17th St. bet. 6th & 7th Ave.  1pm – 4pm http://rubinmuseum.org/events/event/sound-2017-rubin-block-party
Empire State Tattoo Expo – New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Ave. Of The Americas and 54th St. http://www.empirestatetattooexpo.com
Broadway Movie Day Festival – on Broadway from 47th – 57th St.
NYC Summer Ice Cream Blizzard – Grand Bazaar NYC, 100 West 77th St. & Columbus Ave. 10am – 1pm
Sweet Spot Festival Summer of Music – St. Nicholas Park, 135th St. Plaza & St. Nicholas Ave. 7pm http://sweetspotfestival.com

MEGA MILLIONS
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POWERBALL
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