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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 11/6/17)
FOOD NETWORK: Holiday Baking Championship (Premiere) at 9pm
FOOD NETWORK: Christmas Cookie Challenge (Premiere) at 10pm
FYI: Stove Tots (Premiere) at 9pm
HBO: Rolling Stone: Stories From The Edge (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: House Hunters (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: People Magazine Investigates (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Independent Lens (Premiere) at 10pm
TELEMUNDO: Señora Acero (Premiere) at 10pm
TLC: Long Lost Family (Premiere) at 8pm
TLC: Long Island Medium (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: The Healer (Premiere) at 10pm
MTV: Teen Mom (Finale) at 9pm
TELEMUNDO: Jenni Rivera: Mariposa De Barrio (Finale) at 8pm

As allegations of sexual harassment mounted against Kevin Spacey, including behavior on the set of House of CardsNetflix issued a statement saying it would “not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey,” who stars in and executive produces the series. The sixth and final season of the political drama had been in production when the scandal shut it down, possibly permanently. Netflix also said it will not be moving forward with the release of the film Gore, which was in post-production and starred and was produced by Spacey. Cards producer Media Rights Capital also released a statement, saying it had suspended Spacey and will, in partnership with Netflix, “continue to evaluate a creative path forward for the program.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC is tacking on 2 more episodes to the ninth and final season of The Middle, for a total of 24. The comedy airs its 200th episode on Tuesday, December 5.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Billionaire investor Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was arrested with 10 other princes, as well as current and former ministers as part of a corruption probe, in what appears to be an attempt to consolidate the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. That’s relevant to the U.S media industry because Prince Alwaleed has significant stakes in Time Warner and Twitter, among other companies.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 2017 MTV EMA show in London will employ augmented reality that offers viewers an immersive experience, with the ability to interact with objects and animations. The global show on Sunday, November 12 will also have local social media influencers speaking with audiences in their native language.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Friday’s taping of NBC’s Tonight Show was canceled due to what was described as a private family matter for host Jimmy Fallon; a repeat episode filled the slot. Fallon’s mother Gloria died on Saturday in NYC, her son and other loved ones at her bedside. The show has been cancelled for the week of November 6-10.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Country Music Association lifted its press restrictions on questions about the Las Vegas shooting during the CMA Awards and pre-show, which it had implemented “out of respect for the artists.” The CMA had warned that violators could have their credentials revoked. Following a backlash – including co-host Brad Paisley calling the rules “ridiculous and unfair” – the CMA apologized and lifted the restrictions. “Bravo CMA Awards for doing the right thing….All are welcome, let’s have a great show,” tweeted Paisley. Awards fest airs Wednesday, November 8 on ABC. Country star Jason Aldean was performing when the gunman started firing in the October 1 attack in Las Vegas.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC put in development The Dunnings, from Thomas Ian Griffith and Mary Page Keller, Universal Television and Hazy Mills. Drama centers on a woman who returns home to take over the dance school her mother ran for 40 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s The Healer debuts tonight, following Charlie Goldsmith, an energy healer sought by athletes, celebrities and others hoping to be cured of chronic and debilitating ailments. What does Goldsmith find most rewarding about his gift? “In my experience the most rewarding part of life is when you’re able to help people, no matter how you do it,” he tells Cynopsis. “It also feels really good to be achieving some of the goals that I set for myself 19 years ago when I was 18. For a long time my dreams felt impossible and even though I still have a long way to go, I know I’ll get there now.” Series bows at 10p, after the season launch of Long Island Medium.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New Travel Channel series Views From… features knockout views from top-of-the-world locations, starting Sunday, November 19 at 11p. First up: Cambodia, Norway, China and Ireland.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Her Big Idea, featuring inspiring stories about women entrepreneurs in NYC, is back for season 2 tonight at 8:30p. Produced by NYC Media, the official broadcast network of the City of New York, the show airs on NYC Life.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cedric the Entertainer, Laverne Cox and Robin Roberts are just 3 of the celebs stopping by Patti LaBelle’s Place when the Cooking Channel series returns for season 2 on Sunday, November 26 at 11a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Telco is offering Mantracker in national syndication for fall 2018. Half-hour adventure series pits an expert tracker against weekend warriors in a chase through remote wilderness.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Guy Fieri hosts a “Friendsgiving” on the premiere episode of Guy’s Ranch Kitchen, airing Sunday, November 12 at 12p on Food Network.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Raven’s Home stars Raven-Symone and Issac Ryan Brown will host Disney Parks Presents a Disney Channel Holiday Celebration, available to subscribers on DisneyNOW beginning Friday, November 24, and premiering on Disney Channel on Friday, December 1 at 8:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Pop’s Cash Cowboys centers on an entrepreneurial Colorado clan who want to improve the world by reclaiming areas destroyed by naturally occurring disasters. In the Saturday, November 17 at 11a episode, the goal is to increase efficiency on the job site, a chore that draws generations together.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Revolt TV tells the story of rapper Prodigy, who was half of Mobb Deep and would have turned 43 this month, on Tuesday, December 5 at 10p in Under the Bridge…Prodigy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The network premiere of the Brit Awards 2017 airs on AXS TV on Saturday, November 11 at 9p, with performances by Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and Robbie Williams, among others. Ceremony is part of a day-long block devoted to British artists, starting at 1:10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Korean pop band BTS will make their U.S. TV performance debut at the 2017 American Music Awards, airing Sunday, November 19 at 8p on ABC. BTS’ 5th EP debuted at #7 on the Billboard 200, the highest ever for a K-pop act on the chart.
(Source: Cynopsis)

As if interviewing for a job isn’t stressful enough, CNBC’s The Job Interview, premiering Wednesday, November 8 at 10p, puts the process on display, showing real people seeking real jobs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paula Malcomson (Ray Donovan) has been tapped as guest star and Blake Ritson (Da Vinci’s Demons) as series regular in Syfy’s Superman prequel, Krypton, launching in 2018…. Michael Conlin (Bones) will recur Paramount Network‘s upcoming no-longer-executive-produced-by-Harvey Weinstein drama, Yellowstone….Anna Jacoby-Heron (Relationship Status) landed a co-starring role in Beau Willimon‘s Hulu drama, The First….Jordan Gelber (Elementary) and James Lastovic (Days of Our Lives) will recur on Netflix dark comedy Insatiable….Bruce McGill will guest on the December 15 episode of CBS reboot MacGyver. McGill played the title character’s best friend on the 1985-1992 original.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Back-to-back special Halloween episodes on Saturday, October 28 of Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures helped propel the network to top 10 positions among P25-54 and W25-54 for the night.  It was Travel Channel’s highest rated Saturday night in two years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Science Channel earned record October ratings in key demos as well as total viewers. In Primetime among Adults/Men/Women 25-54 and in Total Viewers P2+ the network eclipsed its highest rated October ever. Compared to 2016, Primetime ratings grew +29%/+21%/+30% among Adults/Men/Women 25-54 and were +14% among Total Viewers P2+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season 5 finale of Telemundo’s El Senor de los Cielos ranked as the #1 program among all broadcast networks at 10p, in English or Spanish, among A18-49 and A18-34. According to Nielsen, the finale averaged 2.544 million total viewers, 1.46 million A18-49 and 668,000 A18-34.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Thor: Ragnarok – $121 million
A Bad Moms Christmas – $17 million
Jigsaw – $6.7 million
Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween – $4.7 million
Geostorm – $3 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)

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