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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 11/1/17)
AXS TV: AXS TV Concerts Presented By Mercury Insurance (Premiere) at 10pm
E!: Total Divas (Premiere) at 9pm
IFC: Stan Against Evil (Premiere)  at 10pm
RFD-TV: Successful Farming (Premiere) at 9pm
TRAVEL: Finding Beasts (Premiere) at 11pm
FOOD: Best Baker In America (Finale) at 10pm
SUNDANCE TV: Liar (Finale) at 10pm

ABC ordered 2 extra episodes each for strong performers Grey’s Anatomy, in its 14th season; black-ish, in season 4; and sophomore comedy American Housewife. The installments bringing the season orders for all 3 ABC Studios shows to 24.
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“That was not a stunt,” said the host of the Wendy Williams Show yesterday after fainting in front of a live studio audience. Williams had grown overheated in her Statue of Liberty Halloween costume and collapsed, but returned after an extended commercial break and went on with the show.
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The Producers Guild of America banned disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein for life. “This unprecedented step is a reflection of the seriousness with which the Guild regards the numerous reports of Mr. Weinstein’s decades of reprehensible conduct,” said the PGA in statement. Weinstein had resigned from the guild last month after the board initiated procedures to expel him.
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One day after announcing that season 6 of House of Cards would be its last, Netflix and Media Rights Capital halted production. The move comes after allegations of sexual advances by HOC star Kevin Spacey in 1986 against actor Anthony Rapp, then 14.  “MRC and Netflix have decided to suspend production on House of Cards season six, until further notice, to give us time to review the current situation and to address any concerns of our cast and crew,” the companies said in a statement.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The International Academy of Arts & Sciences announced that “in light of recent events,” it would not honor Kevin Spacey with the 2017 International Emmy Founders Award.
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While the decision to suspend production on House of Cards was the result of the Spacey scandal, Netflix said the decision to cancel the show after the upcoming season was made months ago. The streamer is considering a spin-off, according to Variety – among several concepts floating around is one centered on political aide Doug Stamper, played by Michael Kelly.
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Tomorrow, ahead of the launch of CNBC’s new series The Job Interview, job candidates will sit for real interviews in an oversized translucent box in Rockefeller Center. Onlookers will be able to listen to questions and judge hopefuls applying for a job at Baked by Melissa. The Job Interview premieres Wednesday, November 8 with back-to-back episodes at 10p.
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Electus and addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky are partnering on The Painful Truth with Dr. Drew (wt), a multi-part docu-series on America’s opioid epidemic. The series will feature Pinsky, who also executive produces alongside Electus’ Chris Grant, CEO; Drew Buckley, COO; and Rob Buchta.
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Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky inked a multi-year first-look deal with Sony Pictures Television Studios. The two will develop projects via there Is or Isn’t Entertainment. “We are excited to be in collaboration with a studio with such a proven commitment to unique and specific voices, originality and freedom to develop a wide range of projects across all platforms,” said the partners.
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A Bad Boys TV spin-off starring Gabrielle Union (Being Mary Jane) was given a pilot production commitment by NBC, reports Deadline, centered on the character Union played in Bad Boys II. Sony Pictures Television Studios is the studio.
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HBO acquired BBC’s Gunpowder, starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones). The 3-parter, based on the events that led to Guy Fawkes Day, premieres Monday, December 18.
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Premios de la Radio 2017, the only awards show highlighting regional Mexican music in the U.S., will air Thursday, November 9 at 8p on Estrella. For the first time, the show will broadcast from a stage in Mexico as well as the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Opening act will pay homage to the Latino immigrant community and the Dream Act, with artists Alfredo Olivas, Chiquis Rivera, Christian NodalEl Fantasma, Gerardo Ortiz, Joss Favela, Kevin Ortiz, Calibre 50 and Voz de Mando.
(Source: Cynopsis)

American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes, hosted by Bear Grylls, pays tribute to service men and women from World War II to the present day. Special airs Saturday, November 12 at 12a on Reelz.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas” is expanding across all Disney|ABC Television Group networks. ABC, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will join Freeform with holiday-themed programming from December 1 through Christmas Day.
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ABC will celebrate the 300th episode of Grey’s Anatomy with a “Day of Grey’s” on Thursday, November 9. Jimmy Kimmel Live will welcome Jesse Williams (Dr. Jackson Avery) the night before, then Ellen Pompeo (Dr. Meredith Grey) will be live in-studio for Good Morning America the next morning, followed by guest stops on Live with Kelly and Ryan, The View and The Chew. Nightline caps off the day with more behind-the-scenes hospital coverage.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hillary Clinton will appear on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah tonight at 11p on Comedy Central. It’s Clinton’s first Daily Show sit-down since Noah took over as host.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Comics to Watch,” a live stand-up showcase from Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco and The New York Comedy Festival, takes place Saturday, November 11 at 6p at Carolines on Broadway and at 11p at the TBS Comedy HUB.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV premieres 2016 documentary Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience on Tuesday, November 7 at 10p. Film follows Michelle Kath Sinclair’s journey to learn the truth about her late father, Chicago guitarist and singer Terry Kath.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Episode 4 of ID series Home Alone airs tomorrow at 10p, focused a fun-loving Southern belle who suffers a catastrophic home invasion.
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Diane Lane will guest star on Amazon’s upcoming anthology series The Romanoffs, from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner….Haley Joel Osment (Silicon Valley) is set to guest star on Fox’s The X-Files, returning next year.
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Nicki Minaj will star in H&M’s upcoming holiday campaign. Love between the singer and retailer began when Minaj wore an H&M gown to the 2017 MET Gala.
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In syndication the week of October 16, Judge Judy was up 2% in Live+SD to hit 6.7, making it the top-rated show in syndication for the ninth time in 10 weeks…. Live with Kelly and Ryan rose 5% (to 2.3) for its highest rating in over 5 months, placing second to Dr. Phil (3.4, down 3%) in the talk category….Among magazine shows, only Entertainment Tonight and Extra, steady at 3.0 and 1.2, respectively, were able to avoid ratings dips.
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Sunday night’s finale of Halloween Wars on Food Network posted a .7 rating (660,000 IMP) among P25-55, a 7% increase from last year’s finale. The season averaged a .75 rating (670,000 IMP) and was up 6 percent versus last season.
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Back at 9p, Fox NewsHannity was the most-watched cable news program in October, with 3.2 million total viewers and 686,000 among A25-54. Hannity grabbed the cable crown from MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show (2.5 million viewers and 558,000 A25-54), which slipped to third place after FNC’s Tucker Carlson Tonight (2.82 million viewers and 581,000 in the demo).
(Source: Cynopsis)

The debut of Fox News’ The Ingraham Angle on Monday was the number one cable news show at 10p, delivering 3.3 million viewers and 622,000 among A25-54, up 29% in viewers and 10% in the demo versus the 2017 time slot average to date.
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On Saturday, Oct. 21, Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet delivered a season high in Total Viewers P2+ (1.44 million) in L+3. The episode helped Animal Planet break into ad-supported cable’s Top 6 among viewers (#6) during its time period. Immediately following, My Big Fat Pet Makeover, drove Animal Planet back into ad-supported cable’s Top 10 among key demos that included A25-54 (#9), W25-54 (#9) and A18-49 (#9).
(Source: Cynopsis)

In its second week on air, Univision’s new 10p series Caer en Tentacion (Into Temptation) attracted 1.4 million Total Viewers 2+, 579,000 A18-49 and 266,000 A18-34. Rosa de Guadalupe grew the time period over the previous week and attracted 1.5 million Total Viewers 2+ (+9%) and 629,000 A18-49 (+7%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Last week, UniMas saw double-digit audience gains among Total Viewers 2+ (+33% to 552,000), A18-49 (+30% to 246,000) and A18-34 (+21% to 91,000) versus the comparable week last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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