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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 1/12/18)
NBC: Taken (Premiere) at 9pm
NICK: Lip Sync Battle Shorties (Premiere) at 7:30pm
REELZ: World’s Most Evil Killers (Premiere) at 8pm
WE TV: Mama June: From Not To Hot (Premiere) at 9pm
WE TV: Love After Lockup (Premiere) at 10pm
DIY: Texas Flip N Move (Finale) at 9pm
UNIVISION: Rey David (Finale) at 8pm

(SATURDAY 1/13/18)
ANIMAL PLANET: The Vet Life (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: House Hunters Renovation (Premiere) at 10pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Sam Rockwell, Musical Guest: Halsey at 11:30pm
OXYGEN: Killer Couples (Premiere) at 6pm
DISNEY: Tangled: The Series (Finale) at 8am

(SUNDAY 1/14/18)
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: The Coronation (Premiere) at 8pm
HBO: Divorce (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Crashing (Premiere) at 10:30pm
ID: Jodi Arias: An American Murder Mystery (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Victoria (Premiere) at 9pm
TELEMUNDO: MasterChef Latino (Premiere) at 8pm
TLC: Seeking Sister Wife (Premiere) at 10pm

Patricia Hearst denounced two projects about her 1974 kidnapping, a Fox movie based on an unauthorized biography by Jeffrey Toobin, and a CNN documentary on which Toobin is an executive producer. Hearst said in a statement that Toobin’s book “romanticizes my rape and torture and calls my abduction a ‘rollicking adventure,’” adding that she as “no interest in revisiting such a violent and hurtful time in my life.” Hearst said she was inspired to speak out after watching women’s solidarity – and Oprah Winfrey’s powerful speech – at the Golden Globes on Sunday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Stephen Colbert’s Late Show will broadcast live following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 30. The CBS host’s last live show followed Trump’s address to the joint session of Congress in February, 2017. Tommy Victor, Jon Favreau and Jon Lovett, hosts of Pod Save America, as well as Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson of 2 Dope Queens, will join Colbert from the Ed Sullivan Theater.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Halle Berry, Dakota Fanning, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Stone and Kelly Marie Tran will take to the stage as presenters at the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The ceremony, hosted by Kristen Bell, is being simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 21 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Super Bowl ads have nearly sold out at NBC, with prices expected to average over $5 million for a 30-second spot. NBC said it had less than 10 spots to sell in game, and pre-game and post-game shows and post-Super Bowl broadcast of This Is Us are nearly sold out as well. The network is in the enviable position of having both Super Bowl and an Olympics spots to sell in the same month. NBC Sports EVP Dan Lovinger said Olympic sales were pacing ahead of the Sochi games of 2014 and on track to surpass $900 million. As for Super Sunday? Lovinger expects to set a single day record.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover will be presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards on Monday, January 15 at 9p on TVOne. “Danny Glover is a remarkable man whose accomplishments in Hollywood are matched by his philanthropic triumphs,” said Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Micah Fowler of ABC’s Speechless will be honored by United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles on Sunday, March 11 with their Trailblazer Award at The Art of Care Gala. The award will be presented during National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Univision News partnered with the Latino Community Foundation to present the first California Gubernatorial Forum to be televised in 2018. The 90-minute event airs coast-to-coast on Univision Network from 6p to 7p and continues via live streaming on UnivisionNoticias.com from 7p to 7:30p on Thursday, January 25.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mexican journalist Felicidad Aveleyra anchors Noticias Telemundo Mediodia, a new national newscast debuting Monday, January 22 at 12:30p Aveleyra joined Telemundo in December 2015 as co-anchor of Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Roxanna Saberi joins CBS News as a London-based correspondent, reporting for all platforms. Saberis has served as a freelance correspondent for CBS News and Newspath, CBS News’ affiliate news service, since 2016, as well as appeared as a fill-in anchor on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news network.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, the only female-hosted late-night program, is forging on – TBS ordered two more seasons of the show, which returns Wednesday, February 7 at 10:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tracy Morgan returns to TV Tuesday, April 3 at 10:30p, with the launch of The Last O.G. Morgan exec produces the new TBS comedy alongside creator and EP Jordan Peele. Morgan stars as Tray, an ex-con shocked to see how much the world has changed when he’s released from prison after 15 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TBS renewed unscripted comedies Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild and Drop the Mic for second seasons. Both are set to debut in spring 2018.
(Source: Cynopsis)

American Dad! was picked up for two more seasons ahead of its Season 12 premiere on Monday, February 12. The series will be joined by the Conan O’Brien-produced intergalactic space saga Final Space on Monday, February 26 at 10:30p, forming an hour-long animation block on TBS.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Audience Network TV announced its full slate of original programming for the first half of 2018. Conspiracy thriller Condor bows Wednesday, June 6 at 10p; the second installment of Ice debuts Wednesday, March 28 at 10p; Audience Network and eOne are bringing back a third season of You Me Her on Tuesday, March 20 at 10p; and new documentary series Refugee, about different refugee groups around the world, and The Pitch, which explores different aspects of soccer, bow Wednesday, February 14.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO signed former MSNBC anchor Ronan Farrow to a three-year deal, which begins later this year. Farrow will develop and front investigative documentaries for the premium cabler.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TruTV’s Talk Show the Game Show premieres Thursday, February 1 with back-to-back episodes at 10:30p and 11p. The following week, on February 8, the show moves to its regular scheduled 11p timeslot. Adam Ruins Everything returns Tuesday, March 20 at 10p, while The Chris Gethard Show bows immediately following at 11p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jane Fonda in Five Acts, set to premiere at the Sundance Festival, will air on HBO later this year. Fonda speaks candidly about her life and missteps in the doc.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO is also airing a two-part documentary from Judd Apatow on late comedian Garry Shandling on March 26 and 27. The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling features conversations with over 40 of Shandling’s family and friends, including James L. Brooks, Jim Carrey, Sacha Baron Cohen and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Elvis Presley: The Searcher, focusing on The King as a musical artist, has been set for Saturday, April 14 on HBO. Three-hour, two-film project is a journey from Presley’s childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Season 5 premiere of HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver is set for Sunday, February 18 at 11p. The show has been renewed for an additional two seasons, through 2020.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS announced its spring premiere dates. Elementary returns Monday, April 30 at 10p, while Code Black bows Wednesday, May 2 at 10p. Elementary replaces Scorpion, following its season finale on Monday, April 23 at 10p, while Code Black replaces Criminal Minds, after the conclusion of its season on Wednesday, April 25 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Investigation Discovery set Sunday, February 25 as the premiere date for true-crime docuseries Love & Hate.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Time Inc. Productions, launched in 2016, has already racked up ratings wins, picked up an Emmy and is about to expand into unscripted. Bruce Gersh, SVP, strategy and business development, and Ian Orefice, head of programming, share the company’s secret sauce in the new Cynsiders – but save the best for last.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Coronation airs Sunday, January 14 at 8p on Smithsonian Channel. “There’s probably never been more interest in Britain’s Royal Family than today and we feel enormously privileged to bring the definitive film about Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation to America,” David Royle, EVP of Programming and Production, Smithsonian Channel. “The Coronation is an extraordinary program, that includes the Queen’s personal films and her own reflections on the event. The popularity of The Crown and the upcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has entranced a whole new generation. Our program sweeps aside the fictional dramas and brings our viewers a uniquely intimate portrait of the Coronation, as experienced by a beautiful 27-year-old woman whose life was transformed in front of an audience of millions.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Game Show Network’s one-hour documentary, Cover Story: Meghan Markle – The Prince and The Game Show Model, bows Sunday, January 21 at 7p. Doc details Markle’s story from modest beginnings, to Deal or No Deal model, to hit-show actress, to humanitarian, to Harry’s bride-to-be. A marathon of Markle’s Deal or No Deal episodes precede the special from 9a to 3p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Best-selling author James Patterson investigates the life and death of convicted murderer and former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in “All American Murder,” a one-hour 48 Hours special airing Saturday, January 20 at 10p on CBS.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV One bows Behind The Movement as the centerpiece of its 2018 Black History Month offerings on Sunday, February 11 at 7p. The original film features the actual bus where Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat to a white passenger spiraled into the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Brooke Shields is joining The CW’s Jane the Virgin for a multi-episode arc.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Brad Garrett (Everybody Loves Raymond) is set to guest in a season-long arc of Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here, when the show returns on Sunday, May 6 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing) nabbed the female lead opposite Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin in Chuck Lorre comedy, The Kominsky Method.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fiona Gubelmann (Wilfred) booked a five-episodes as a new resident on ABC’s The Good Doctor…. Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire) and Maximiliano Hernandez (Sicario) joined the second season cast of AT&T’s Mr. MercedesWunmi Mosake (Kiri) joined Season 5 of BBC’s Luther.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WWE superstar John Cena and Nickelodeon are teaming on three projects. Cena is slated to host the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards, airing live Saturday, March 24 at 8p, for a second time. Plus, he’ll voice villainous new character Baron Draxum in the reimagined Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and serve as EP on new Keep It Spotless, a competition series where teams of kids go head-to-head in a battle to stay clean.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Grey Sloan Memorial’s latest batch of interns struggle to prove their worth in Grey’s Anatomy: B-Team. The six-episode digital series is available on ABC.com and the ABC app.
(Source: Cynopsis)

2018 CRITIC’S CHOICE AWARDS – WINNERS LIST
http://www.eonline.com/news/904931/critics-choice-awards-2018-winners-the-complete-list

http://www.criticschoice.com/2018/01/winners-announced-23rd-annual-critics-choice-awards/

MOVIES
Proud Mary – Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough, Margaret Avery, Xander Berkeley, Rade Serbedzija
Paddington 2 – Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Samuel Joslin
The Commuter – Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks, Sam Neill, Elizabeth McGovern, Florence Pugh, Shazad Latif
My Art – (Limited Release) – Parkey Posey, Lena Dunham, John Rothman, Joshua Safdie, Robert Clohessy, Barbara Sukowa, Al Thompson, Grace Dunham,

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