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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 3/2/18)
FOX: MasterChef (Premiere) at 8pm
LIFETIME: Bring It! (Premiere) at 9pm
LIFETIME: Laurieann Gibson: Beyond The Spotlight (Premiere) at 10pm
NAT. GEO. WILD: America’s Wild Frontier (Premiere) at 8pm
WE TV: Bridezillas (Premiere) at 10pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Treehouse Masters (Finale) at 9pm
BRAVO: Married To Medicine (Finale) at 9pm
SHOWTIME: The Trade (Finale) at 9pm
WE TV: Mama June: From Not To Hot (Finale) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 3/3/18)
BBC AMERICA: Top Gear (Premiere) at 10:30pm
DIY: Buyers Bootcamp with Scott McGillivray (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: 20/20 on ID (Premiere) at 8pm
NAT. GEO. WILD: Rocky Mountain Animal Rescue (Premiere) at 10pm
OWN: Iyanla, Fix My Life (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: Hear Me, Love Me, See Me (Premiere) at 10pm
VELOCITY: Rev’d Up (Premiere) at 9pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Charles Barkley, Musical Guest: Migos at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 3/4/18)
E!: E! Live From The Red Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards at 5pm
E!: Red Carpet Rundown: Oscars 2018 at 7pm
ABC: Oscars Opening Ceremony: Live From The Red Carpet at 6:30pm
ABC: 90th Annual Academy Awards at 8pm
BYU TV: Relative Race (Premiere) at 9pm
TV5MONDE USA: Detective (Premiere) at 1:30am
DISCOVERY: Street Outlaws: Memphis (Finale) at 8pm
FOX NEWS: Scandalous (Finale) at 8pm
NAT. GEO.: StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson (Finale) at 11pm
TLC: Seeking Sister Wife (Finale) at 10pm
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Food Paradise (Finale) at 9pm

Jeff Franklin, creator of Fuller House, released a statement in the wake of his removal as showrunner of the Netflix series following allegations of inappropriate behavior. “Creating and running Full House and Fuller House has been the greatest joy,” said Franklin. “I wish the cast, my second family for over 30 years, continued success. I’m so proud of all we accomplished together, and beyond grateful to our loyal fans. Adios Tanneritos!” Studio Warner Bros. TV cut ties with Franklin after accusations surfaced of verbal abuse and inappropriate comments in the writers room.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC ordered a pilot for Man of the House, a family comedy starring Alyson Hannigan (How I Met Your Mother), from The Jackal Group, ABC Studios and Kerry Washington’s Simpson Street.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lionsgate signed Paul Feig (Freaks and Geeks, The Office) to a first-look deal that calls for Fieg and his producing partner Jessie Henderson to create scripted and unscripted series and formats via his Feigco Entertainment banner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Thunderbird Entertainment animation studio Atomic Cartoons has begun production on The Last Kids on Earth, a serialized adventure-comedy based on Max Brallier’s New York Times bestselling book series. The show will be available to Netflix members around the world in 2019.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cooking Channel ordered 2 new series and renewed 7 more. Along with new seasons of Beach Bites with Katie Lee, Carnival Eats, Cheap Eats, Man Fire Food, Food: Fact or Fiction, Holiday Cookie Builds and Extreme Cake Makers are newcomers Seaside Snacks & Shacks, and culinary competition Carnival Kings.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV’s Fixer Upper: Behind the Design, starring Chip and Joanna Gaines, premieres Tuesday, April 10 at 8p. 15-episode series offers design secrets featured on Fixer Upper.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A group of lawyers whose greatest trials may be their personal lives are the focus of Por Amar Sin Ley (Love Without Law), premiering on Univision Monday, March 5 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Girls Incarcerated launches on Netflix today. Exec producer Nick Rigg, president of Loud TV, an ITV America company, says one of the things Loud does is search for new avenues in genres. “This was an opportunity to show a side of incarceration we haven’t seen in other prison-based series,” he tells Cynopsis. “The stakes are unbelievably high for the girls at this facility, and the show offers an extremely in-depth and unfiltered look at teenage incarceration – how the girls cope with life on the inside, how teen drama exists within this environment and what authorities are doing to help them reform before they become adults.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Adult Swim ordered Ballmastrz 9009, premiering at midnight on April 8 with back-to-back episodes. Animated series is focused on a washed up superstar voiced by Natasha Lyonne.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In new Lifetime series Love at First Flight, couples meet for the first time in New York, test their compatibility in a criss-crossing journey across America, then have a chance to get married in the airport when their final flight lands in LA. Reality drama begins Tuesday, March 20 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A+E Networks’ short form series Biography Presents: History, Herstory launched yesterday, honoring Women’s History Month with Julianna Margulies, Kristin Davis, Laverne Cox, Bernice King telling powerful stories of prominent women throughout history from Maya Angelou to Joan of Arc. Episodes will air throughout the month on History, Lifetime and A&E.
(Source: Cynopsis)

O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession? airs on Fox Sunday, March 11 at 8p with limited commercial interruptions. Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, the special features a 2006 interview in which Simpson offers a shocking hypothetical version of how his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, were murdered.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese will receive the inaugural Robert Osborne Award on opening night of the TCM Classic Film Festival, running April 26-29 in Hollywood. TCM host Ben Mankiewicz will serve as host of the festival.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fuse and The National Hispanic Media Coalition are teaming for a counter-programming effort that sheds light on the lack of diversity and representation in Hollywood. On Oscar night, Fuse will broadcast its commercial-free premiere of Dear White People at 8p; throughout the broadcast, redubbed interstitials throughout featuring footage from the 1950 classic film, Cyrano de Bergerac, starring Jose Ferrer, the only Latino to win an Academy Award for Best Actor. Fuse will also roll out short form content centered around the importance of representation in media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Reba McEntire returns as host of the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 15 on CBS. Chris Stapleton leads the field with 8 nominations, followed by 6 for Thomas Rhett, 5 each for Keith Urban and songwriter Shane McAnally and 4 each for Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live descends on LA for a week of shows beginning Sunday, April 8 at 11p. Eclectic guest lineup includes Kim Kardashian West, Hilary Swank, Kate Mara, Conan O’Brien, Iggy Azalea and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The first guests on syndicated talk show The Raw Word, launching Monday, March 5, include David Arquette and director Matthew Cooke. New York Times author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson hosts.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime doc Beyond the Opposite of Sex, a follow-up to 2004’s The Opposite Sex, showing people going through fender affirmation surgeries, premieres Friday, March 16 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

John Magaro (The Big Short) landed a series regular role in Netflix’s upcoming series The Umbrella Academy, based on the graphic novels following a dysfunctional family of superheroes….Zeeko Zaki (Valor) has been cast as the male lead in CBS’s upcoming Dick Wolf drama, F.B.I.Carrie-Anne Moss (Jessica Jones) has joined the cast of Norwegian crime drama Wisting, commissioned by MTG for Nordic streaming service Viaplay, channel TV3 and Germany’s ARD.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sarah Wayne Callies (Colony), Shawn Doyle (Bellevue), Michael Shanks (Saving Hope) and Camille Sullivan (The Man in High Castle) will lead the cast of CBC and SundanceTV’s 8-part mini-series Unspeakable.
(Source: Cynopsis)

James Belushi has boarded ABC drama pilot Salvage, as a town’s larger-than-life patriarch.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 3 of Amazon docu-series All or Nothing will focus on the Dallas Cowboys during their 2017 season. Jon Hamm (Mad Men) narrates. Season 1 followed the Arizona Cardinals and season 2 featured the LA Rams.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj landed a weekly talk show on Netflix, exploring the modern cultural and political landscape. “I’m thrilled to be joining the Netflix family as the country braces for another election season,” said Minhaj. “And like you, I cannot wait to see who Putin picks this time.” Minhaj, last year’s host of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, will remain with The Daily Show through July.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Women’s Broadcast Television Network announces its new name, Women On TV, along with the launch of its redesigned website and logo. WBTVN went live in the fall of 2016 and is available on ROKU, AppleTV, Chromecast, Google Play, Apps, Amazon FIRE and more, with an audience outreach of 30+ million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Users of Amazon’s Alexa voice service on Amazon Echo Show & Echo Spot devices can now access BET Breaks video content, highlighting what’s trending in Black and pop culture. BET Breaks produces daily digital original videos featuring breaking news and updates on music, celebrity, sports, and style.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Movies Now is adding new movies this month, including A Wish Come True, Away Back Home, Avalon, and The Ballad of Lucy Whipple, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Artists, a 5-part digital series from director Peter Mishara, will explore the boundaries between art and technology in the early years of video games. It’s set to debut on Topic.com in early March.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Madison Square Garden Company and Hulu announced a marketing partnership that includes naming rights to The Theater at Madison Square Garden, now known as The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Hulu branding and content will be integrated across the venue, as well as MSG’s digital and promotional platforms. Theater patrons will also be able to enjoy Hulu content in the venue’s lobby, as well as targeted activations around specific events.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Some Scripps Networks Interactive ratings notes for February: HGTV ranked as the No. 2 primetime cable network among W25-54, and No. 10 among A25-54. Among the upscale audience, HGTV ranked No. 2 with W25-54 and No. 3 with A25-54. Food Network finished February ranked No. 8 among both W25-54 and upscale W25-54; Travel Channel concluded the month with a 9% year-over-year ratings gain among A25-54, with 14% growth among men and 9% growth among women; DIY Network posted its highest ever ratings for households, up 6% over last year, and enjoyed its highest average median income for February (up 8%); Cooking Channel served up its highest rated February ever among A18+, and its second highest February among A25-54; and Great American Country grew its average median income by 25% over last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Veteran TV executive Bruce Margolis died February 16 after battling cancer. He was 64. Most recently the Co-Executive Producer of Fox drama Star, Margolis was Senior Vice President of Production for 20th Century Fox Television for close to 18 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CASTING CALL
Sean De Simone Casting & QVC are casting F/T Host. Relocation to PA  Req. Should have exp in hosting TV, digital, radio or live events. Intelligent, enthusiastic, commanding & love for products a must. Candidates should be quick on their feet w/ability to improv & engage. Hosts should be friendly, credible, entertaining, sincere & sophisticated with an elevated sense of style & fashion contact QVChostcasting@gmail.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Red Sparrow – Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Charlotte Rampling, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mary-Louise Parker, Ciaran Hinds, Jeremy Irons, Joely Richardson
Death Wish (2018) – Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Camila Morrone, Dean Norris, Beau Knapp, Kimberly Elise, Len Cariou
Submission (Limited Release) – Stanley Tucci, Addison Timlin, Kyra Sedgwick, Janeane Garofalo, Ritchie Coster, Colby Minifie, Alison Bartlett, Malika Samuel

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