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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 1/17/18)
BRAVO: Relative Success with Tabatha (Premiere) at 10pm
COMEDY: Corporate (Premiere) at 10pm
FX: The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: See No Evil (Premiere) at 9pm
VICELAND: Most Expensivest (Finale) at 10:30pm

Attorneys general in New York and 20 other states are suing the FCC over its “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, which dismantled net neutrality rules. “The repeal of net neutrality would turn internet service providers into gatekeepers – allowing them to put profits over consumers while controlling what we see, what we do, and what we say online,” stated New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. “This would be a disaster for New York consumers and businesses, and for everyone who cares about a free and open internet.”
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NBC and dick clark productions set Sunday, May 20 at 8p for its coast-to-coast live telecast of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. NBC acquired rights to the telecast in a multi-year deal signed in November.
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According to Sports Business Journal, ABC could vie with CBS and NBC for television rights to Thursday Night Football during the 2018 season. Along with ESPN’s current Monday Night Football deal, it would give parent company Disney a major stake in NFL distribution.
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The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were handed out on Monday. Ava DuVernay was named NAACP Entertainer of the Year, while William Lucy received the NAACP Chairman’s Award and Danny Glover won the NAACP President’s Award. Charlie Wilson was honored with the Music Makes a Difference Award. The Memphis Sanitation “I Am A Man” Workers were presented with the NAACP Vanguard Award earlier in the week.
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Nominations are out for the 16th annual Visual Effects Society’s VES Awards. HBO’s Game of Thrones dominated once again, with 11 nominations, leading TV and film.
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NATPE’s fourth annual Reality Breakthrough Awards announced its winners. HBO’s The Defiant Ones won for Best Documentary and Last Week Tonight for Best Factual Entertainment. Bravo’s 13-year-old Real Housewives franchise won Best Docusoap. Other victors included RuPaul’s Drag Race for Best Competition, The Wall for Best Game Show and Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath for Best Innovation.
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After a mere two episodes, FOX renewed 9-1-1 for a second season. The show’s debut episode drew over 15 million viewers in seven-day multi-platform viewing, making it the net’s largest series premiere since Empire in 2015.
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Comedy Central renewed late-night series The Jim Jefferies Show for a 20-episode second season.
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Cannabis news, entertainment and lifestyle VOD channel 420TV, set to launch in early 2018, struck a deal with Trae tha Truth to develop a 10-episode animated comedy loosely based on the rapper’s life. Series will be voiced by Trae along with some of VIP guest voices including Snoop Dogg, Marlon Wayans and others.
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Latino digital media company, Raze, co-founded by Sofia Vergara, Luis Balaguer and Emiliano Calemzuk, struck deals with Netflix, Hulu and TNT. Raze is moving forward on production of Catrina, la Santa Muerte for Netflix, as well as developing Mi Hermanastro for Hulu and Black Veil for TNT.
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PBS premieres a five-part, half-hour series about the #MeToo movement on Friday, February 2. #Metoo, Now What? features women and men in dialogue about how the movement began and how to effect positive lasting change.
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The cast of new late-night original series BET’s Mancave, premiering Thursday, January 18 at 10:30p, includes singer/songwriter and actor Tank, comedian Gerald “Slink” Johnson (Black Jesus) and producer Marcos “Kosine” Palacios. They join TV personality and Executive Producer Jeff Johnson on BET’s weekly half-hour series.
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A 7-part documentary style series about the events surrounding the impeachment of President Clinton has been set at FOX. Scandalous bows Sunday, January 21 at 8p.
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Telemundo premieres Nicky Jam: El Ganador, an authorized bio-series based on the life and career of the Latin music superstar, this summer. The show will also be available to Netflix members outside the US.
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Nickelodeon’s viral sports clip series Crashletes returns for a third season on Sunday, February 11 at 10a. In each episode, co-hosts Brandon Broady and Stevie Nelson and a guest athlete provide in-depth analysis of viral sports bloopers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Native America, from Providence Pictures, bows on PBS stations nationwide in fall 2018. Made with participation of Native-American communities, the 4-parter reveals an ancient and still thriving culture.
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EPIX delivers romance this Valentine’s Day with an all-day movie marathon. The block begins with Sabrina at 7:05a on Wednesday, February 14 and includes An Officer and a Gentleman at 4:05p and Moonstruck at 10p.
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History of Football, a 14-day, 24/7 television event running from May 28 to June 10 is set to air on History. The event leads up to the 2018 World Cup with David Villa, World Cup winner, serving as global press spokesperson, and will air in over 160 territories.
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RFD-TV presents two specials featuring country and gospel music icons the Gaither Vocal Band, The Gatlin Brothers and The Oaky Ridge Boys. Gaither Gospel: A Few Good Men airs Thursday, January 18 at 6:30p. Country Roots and Gospel Favorites bows Thursday, January 25 at 6:30p.
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The 100’s Chai Hansen joins the third season of The CW’s Shadowhunter in a key role… Scoot McNairy was cast in Season 3 of HBO crime anthology, True DetectiveSkye Marshall is set recur on The CW drama Black Lightning.
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Upcoming OWN drama series Love Is ___ added five series regulars: Idara Victor (Alita: Battle Angel), Tyrone Brown (Bull), Kadeem Hardison (K.C. Undercover, A Different World), Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing (Nickelodeon’s Hunter Street) and Lana Young (Greenleaf).
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PBS Kids debuts Pinkalicious & Peterrific, a cartoon series based on Victoria Cann’s books, on Friday, February 9.
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Jetzer, a newly released iOS app and entertainment platform, allows parents to craft time-controlled playlists for their children using a vast catalog of digital content. Featured are hundreds of books, lessons, homework tools and math games.
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Snapchat stock (SNAP) dropped almost 5% on Tuesday, after the app’s redesigned layout for users in the UK, Australia and Canada, meant to boost engagement, instead drew complaints from users. The biggest gripe: Stories moved into the box where direct messages are sent and received. Snapchat was forced to issue a statement informing dissatisfied users, “It’s not possible to revert go a previous version of Snapchat.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS Television Distribution secured digital multicast rights to The Carol Burnett Show, including all 11 seasons of the classic comedy showcase. “I’m thrilled to be back home at CBS, and I’m so happy that future generations will be able to see and enjoy the fun we had in those 11 wonderful years,” said Burnett.
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Everything Sucks! premieres on Netflix on Friday, February 16. The half-hour coming-of-age dramedy centers around Boring High School’s A/V Club and Drama Club, who join forces to make a movie.
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Amazon Prime original series, Breathe, premieres on Friday, January 26. The psychological drama follows the lives of ordinary men faced with extraordinary circumstances.
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Hugh Wilson, creator of WKRP in Cincinnati and director of films including The First Wives Club and original Police Academy, died over the weekend in Albermarle County. He was 74.
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