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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 2/16/18)
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Hawaii Life (Premiere) at 9:30pm
OXYGEN: Dateline: Secrets Uncovered (Premiere) at 8pm
CW: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Finale) at 8pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Hawaii Life (Finale) at 9pm
TRAVEL: John Gates’ Destination Truth (Finale) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 2/17/18)
CNBC: Oceans of Crime (Premiere) at 8pm
OUTDOOR CHANNEL: Major League Fishing’s All Angles (Premiere) at 4pm
A&E: Vacation Rentals (Finale) at 11am
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Salvage Dawgs (Finale) at 11pm

(SUNDAY 2/18/18)
HALLMARK: When Calls The Heart (Premiere) at 9pm
HALLMARK: Meet The Peetes (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Premiere) at 11pm
TV ONE: Unsung: Silk (Premiere) at 9pm
TV ONE: Uncensored (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Bahamas Life (Finale) at 9pm
HGTV: Island Life (Finale) at 10:30pm

The Wendy Williams Show is heading to late night. Bounce secured day and date repurpose rights to the talk show from Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury and will begin airing it weeknights at 11p starting Monday, March 5. “The opinionated voice of The Wendy Williams Show has come to symbolize pop culture,” said Jonathan Katz, President and CEO of Katz Networks, which operates Bounce.
(Source: Cynopsis)

INSP set season finale dates for two series. The Cowboy Way airs Thursday, February 22 at 8p, while the season 2 sign-off of State Plate has changed to Monday, April 16 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel announced that PEDIGREE Foundation is partnering with Adoption Ever After, the network’s ongoing pet adoption advocacy initiative, to find homes for shelter animals across the country. The collaboration debuts with PEDIGREE Brand’s sponsorship of Hallmark Channel’s 2018 American Rescue Dog Show, airing  Monday, February 19.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TNT picked up Deadlier Than the  Male (wt), a suspense drama about three damaged people trying to start over. Lily Rabe (American Horror Story), Enrique Murciano (Without A Trace), Hamish Linklater (Fantastic Four), Chiara Aurelia (Pretty Little Liars) and Amy Brenneman (The Leftovers) star.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amy Bloom’s White Houses novel was optioned for television by Michael Lombardo’s Buster Productions, with Katie Couric on board to produce with him. Project incorporates fictional and nonfictional elements to tell the story of Eleanor Roosevelt’s love affair with longtime friend Lorena Hickok.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Deadline reports that HBO is moving forward with Stuxnet (wt), a cyberwarfare project from Alex Gibney, as a miniseries with Downton Abbey producer Carnival Films. Also, the BBC is developing a dance competition from Tim Hincks and Peter Fincham’s Expectation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The final stage of extreme weight loss, My 600-lb Life: Skin Tight, debuts on TLC Wednesday, March 7 at 10p. Dr. Nowzaradan returns with other top plastic surgeons to work with subjects looking to undergo full-body transformations through skin removal.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WE tv reboot Bridezillas arrives Friday, March 2 at 10p. In honor of the reality series’ return, the network is bringing a free Bridezillas Museum of Natural Hysteria to 4 Times Square in New York City on Friday, February 23, running through March 4.
(Source: Cynopsis)

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network set premiere dates for two series: Iyana: Fix My Life is back Saturday, March 3 at 9p and The Book of John Gray arrives Tuesday, March 13 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The suspicious deaths of scientific geniuses are explored in Deadly Intelligence, bowing Sunday, April 8 at 10p on Science Channel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jewish Life Television acquired Israeli Krav Maga from The J Media Global/ILTV. Series exploring the self-defense training system debuts Monday, February 19 at 4:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Craig of the Creek debuts on Cartoon Network on Friday, March 30 at 6:25p. Series is also available on the CN app and VOD beginning Monday, February 19.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BYUtv launches season three of Relative Race on Sunday, March 4 at 9p. The competition series follows four teams competing in challenges for a $50,000 grand prize across the US as they discover unknown relatives identified through DNA testing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ESPN and Poker Central released their preliminary live broadcast schedule for the World Series of Poker. The event will be covered every day beginning Monday, July 2 through Saturday, July 14. ESPN will also broadcast Big One for One Drop, a $1 million buy-in tournament on Monday, July 16 and Tuesday, July 17.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TNT’s NBA Talent Challenge, a one-hour competition, kicks off NBA All-Star Saturday Night from Los Angeles. “This year we wanted to find some NBA players with unexpected off-the-court talent,” Robert Horowitz, President of JUMA Entertainment. “Saturday on TNT, in the Third Edition of the NBA Talent Challenge, we have stars showcasing their skills in cooking, impersonations, artwork, singing, percussion and video gaming. The addition of Snoop Dogg as a celebrity judge, joining judges Charles Barkley, Shaq, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson, should definitely make for an entertaining hour.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nearly 90% of kids globally believe they can accomplish anything, including ending the war, tackling world hunger, and bringing happiness to the world, if they work hard enough. That information comes courtesy of a global research study, Kids of the World, launched by Nickelodeon parent Viacom Inc. The study surveyed nearly 6000 children aged 6 to 11 from 30 countries, along with in-depth video ethnographies in 11 countries. And good for them: 85% of the kids surveyed believe it’s better to try things and risk mistakes than never trying at all.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hispanic spending is projected to grow 85% over the next 10 years, reaching a massive $1.7 trillion by 2020. MAGNA and Univision released the results of “Marketing to the Hispanic Mindset,” which revealed that language and culture targeting in digital video ads can double purchase intent of Hispanic consumers as well as increase their emotional connection with brands.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Raw Word, a new syndicated talk show hosted by NY Times author and professor, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, launches on Sinclair station in 16 markets on Monday, March 5. EP Ice-T will guest host a number of episodes. Series begins shooting at CBS Studio Center in Studio City on February 28.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Guy Pearce (L.A. Confidential), Sorcha Groundsell (Clique) and Percelle Ascott (Wizard vs. Aliens) will star in Netflix’s British teen supernatural drama, The Innocents…. Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother) and SNL alum Rob Riggle are voicing the parents in Disney Junior’s Fancy Nancy…. Bruno Bichir (Absentia) will recur on Titans, the live-action series to be presented on the DC-branded digital service….Titus Makin (Glee) is set as a regular in ABC’s straight-to-series light crime drama The Rookie.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On the pilot front, Jordan L. Jones nabbed a starring role in FOX comedy Rel….Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo) was tapped to lead CBS legal drama, Main Justice.Romany Malco (Weeds) was cast in ABC ensemble drama Million Little Things…. Janet Montgomery (Salem) landed the female lead in NBC’s untitled Bellevue hospital drama…. Kate Dennings (Two Broke Girls) will star in ABC’s Justin Noble workplace comedy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On a CBS earnings call with analysts on Thursday, CEO Les Moonves said that subscriber growth for CBS All Access and Showtime’s OTT were “far beyond” what the network expected. The net’s over-the-top direct-to consumer services have nearly 5 million subscribers, and CBS anticipates reaching its goal of 8 million by 2020.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The sedan singing lives on. Apple renewed James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke for a second season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix is having a major effect on other networks’ TV advertising, according to an analysis by ScreenMedia that estimates the streamer has taken somewhere between $3 billion to $6 billion per year off the table in TV advertising revenue. A report from digital media analyst Colin Dixon notes that the average Netflix subscriber in the US misses seeing about 35 30-second commercials per day. Taking into account all of Netflix’s US subscribers, that comes to nearly 2 billion ad views a day.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon has confirmed that Jeffrey Tambor is officially off Transparent, some three months after being accused of sexual harassment on the set. He leaves the series ahead of its upcoming fifth season. The investigation into Tambor’s misconduct was recently concluded, although no details were released.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sold in America debuts on Newsy’s cable and over-the-top streaming channels on Sunday, February 18 at 9p. The new series explores the buying, selling and trafficking of sex in the US.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Regan Aliyah (Mickey Mouse Club) is teaming with Judah Bellamy (Just Add Magic) to host Elevated Daily. Show blends social justice news with topical stories and begins production at YouTube, today.
(Source: Cynopsis)

People TV goes inside Hollywood with two new docuseries. Hollywood’s Greatest Untold Stories, based on Entertainment Weekly’s popular franchise, takes a look at strange and surprising Hollywood tales. Couch Surfing, hosted by Lola Ogunnaike, features film and TV stars sharing stories about their most memorable performance.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Black Panther – Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Sterling K. Brown
Early Man (Animated) – Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston,  Maisie Williams, Miriam Margolyes, Timothy Spall, Rob Brydon, Richard Ayoade
Samson – Taylor James, Jackson Rathbone, Rutger Hauer, Caitlin Leahy, Lindsay Wagner, Frances Sholto-Douglas, Greg Kriek, Billy Zane
The Boy Downstairs (Limited Release) – Zosia Mamet, Matthew Shear, Deirdre O’Connell, Sarah Ramos, Diana Irvine, Arliss Howard, Deborah Offner, David Wohl
Nostalgia (Limited Release) – Jon Hamm, Catherine Keener, Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn, John Ortiz, Nick Offerman, James LeGros, Amber Tamblyn
The Party (Limited Release) – Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall

MEGA MILLIONS
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POWERBALL
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