COOKING CHANNEL: Choccywoccydoodah (Premiere) at 8pm
DISNEY: Raven’s House (Premiere) at 10pm
OXYGEN: Dateline: Secrets Uncovered (Premiere) at 8pm

(SATURDAY 7/22/17)
BRAVO: The Real Housewives of Auckland (Premiere) at 12pm
CENTRIC: Beauty And The Baller (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD NETWORK: Super Southern Eats (Premiere) at 9:30pm
HGTV: Beachfront Bargain Hunt: Renovation (Premiere) at 9pm
NICK: The Dude Perfect Show (Premiere) at 9pm
OXYGEN: Cold Justice (Premiere) at 8pm
OXYGEN: The Jury Speaks (Premiere) at 9pm
SPIKE: Gone: The Forgotten Women of Ohio (Premiere) at 9pm
OWN: Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse (Finale) at 10pm

(SUNDAY 7/23/17)
TV ONE: Unsung: Switch (Premiere) at 8pm
FOOD: Guy’s Grocery Games (Premiere) at 8pm
HBO: Ballers (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Insecure (Premiere) at 10:30pm
HGTV: Beach Front Bargain Hunt (Premiere) at 8pm and 8:30pm
PBS: Wild Alaska Live (Premiere) at 8pm
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Top Secret Swimming Holes (Premiere) at 9pm and 10pm
WORLD: Rare – Creatures of the Photo Ark (Premiere) at 9pm
Z LIVING: Sweat The City (Premiere) at 9pm
NBC: Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge (Finale) at 9pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: First Ladies Revealed (Finale) at 9pm
Z LIVING: The Big Fat Truth (Finale) at 8pm

After months of negotiations, Ryan Seacrest confirmed his return as host of American Idol in its new home on ABC. Live with Kelly and Ryan co-host Kelly Ripa broke the news on the daytimer on Thursday; Seacrest will continue to tape Live from NYC. Seacrest, who hosted Idol during its entire Fox run from 2002-2016, will be joined by judge Katy Perry. “To be asked to return this year, at my new home at Disney|ABC, is an honor, if not a bit surreal,” said Seacrest. “I believe ABC is the perfect home for Idol, and I’ve every confidence the show’s legions of fans will love it.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 5 of CW’s The Originals will be its last. “It’s both a gift and a burden to be able to control the ending of a series,” said Julie Plec, creator/showrunner of the Vampire Diaries spin-off. Plec asked Comic-Con fans to “celebrate with us, cry with us, visit with us, watch us next spring.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dick Van Dyke will be honored with the Brittania Award for Excellence in Television at BAFTA Los Angeles’ annual awards ceremony. “I appreciate this opportunity to apologize to the members of BAFTA for inflicting on them the most atrocious Cockney accent in the history of cinema,” said the Mary Poppins star, who picks up his award at an October 27 gala in LA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E! greenlit The Platinum Life, following an elite group of women in LA’s music industry and (of course) their significant others. STXtv and Tower 2 Productions are producing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BBC America introduces 3-part documentary Wild West on Saturday, August 19 at 9p. The natural history program launches with a look at how animals survive in the desert heartlands.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TEGNA’s daytime news and entertainment show Daily Blast LIVE premieres Monday, September 11 across 36 TEGNA markets, and nationally on Facebook and YouTube. Among the hosts are Tracey Gold (Growing Pains), stand-up comic Al Jacksoon, Jen Widerstrom (The Biggest Loser) and former Dr. Drew co-host Sam Schacher.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Carlos Watson, Editor in Chief of, will host a new, prime-time, cross-platform debate program, Third Rail with OZY. Co-produced by WGBH Boston’s Studio Six and OZY Media, the 7-part series will broadcast and stream Fridays at 8:30p, starting September 8 (check local listings).
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E set Tuesday, August 15 at 9p as the date for the season 2 launch of Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath. The limited series was nominated for a 2017 Emmy for outstanding informational series or special.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The ripple effects of a murder are explored on new ID series Shattered, launching Wednesday, August 23 at 10p. Each episode starts with 3 people seemingly unconnected, but with links to the same tragic event.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s rejiggered Once Upon a Time will be back for season 7 on Friday, October 6. The news was shared yesterday at Comic-Con.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery’s First in Human, a 3-part doc following “first in human” trials, or initial therapies tested on patients, launches Thursday, August 10 at 9p. Exec producer Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory) also narrates.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s Growing Up Evancho looks inside the lives of 17-year-old singing star Jackie Evancho and her family, including 19-year-old sister and LGBTQ activist Juliet. One-hour special airs Wednesday, August 9 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E goes back to the scene of the crime for Guilty: The Conviction of O.J. Simpson (wt), a 2-hour special analyzing the case that led to Simpson’s conviction for armed robbery. The show, announced Thursday, the day Simpson was granted parole, is slated for an October premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 30th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards will be broadcast on PBS Friday, October 6 at 10p. The awards were established by the White House in 1988 to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month in America.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV Classic Albums special Carly Simon: No Secrets uses archival footage, exclusive interviews and music videos to offer insight into Simon’s star-making third album, on Wednesday, August 9 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Mindy Project’s final season 6 launches on Hulu Tuesday, September 12. More series on the way: The season 2 launch of Chance on Wednesday, October 11; Sarah Silverman’s I Love You America, launching Thursday, October 12; and season 2 of Freakish on Wednesday, October 18.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Girls star Lena Dunham will appear on season 7 of FX anthology series American Horror Story. “Always wanted to work together, and now we r!” tweeted AHS creator Ryan Murphy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) will guest in a story arc on Fox’s Empire, as a music icon who gave Lucious his start. Season launches Wednesday, September 27 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NYPD Blue alum Jimmy Smits landed a major role in a season 4 story arc on ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder….Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster) will star in HBO and BBC One drama Gentleman Jack, set in 1832 Halifax…Mitch Pileggi will be back as Walter Skinner for season 11 of Fox’s The X-Files….ShadowhuntersAlisha Wainwright was upped to series regular for season 3.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Evan Helmuth died July 17 of complications from a stroke. He was 40. In addition to film roles, Helmuth was known to television audiences for appearances on shows including on Alias, Bones and Battle Creek.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Girls Trip – Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter, Kate Walsh, Kofi Siriboe
Dunkirk – Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh
Valerian And The City of a Thousand Planets – Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu, Rutger Hauer
Landline (Limited Release) – Jenny Slate, John Turturro, Edie Falco, Abby Quinn, Jay Duplass, Finn Wittrock, Amy Carlson, Ali Ahn
The Midwife (Limited Release) – Catherine Frot, Catherine Deneuve, Olivier Gourmet, Quentin Dolmaire, Mylene Demongeot

Friday July 21, 2017
Fulton Mall/Metro Tech Fair (Brooklyn) – on Willoughby St. from Jay to Pearl St.

Saturday July 22, 2017
Hester St. Fair Presents: Games Day – Corner of Hester & Essex St. 11am – 6pm
Body Painting Day – Washington Square Park, 5th Ave. & Washington Square North
Times Square Summer Fair – on Broadway from 47th – 57th St.
60th St. Festival – from 5th Ave. to Madison Ave.
OZY Fest – Ramsey Playfield, Central Park, 71st St. Mid-Park

Sunday July 23, 2017
6th Ave. Summer Fair – from 34th St. – 42nd St.
Vanderbilt Y Lexington Ave. Festival – on Lexington Ave. from 42nd – 51st St.

Today’s Jackpot is $248 million

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Saturday’s Jackpot is $205 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.


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