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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 3/23/18)
DISNEY: Muppet Babies (Premiere) at 10am
BRAVO: Relative Success with Tabatha (Finale) at 10pm
COOKING: Cake Hunters (Finale) at 10pm
HBO: High Maintenance (Finale) at 11pm
VELOCITY: Last Stop Garage (Finale) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 3/24/18)
DISCOVERY FAMILY: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (Premiere) at 11:30am
NICKELODEON: 2018 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards at 8pm
OXYGEN: Snapped (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: Log Cabin Living (Finale) at 11:30pm
OXYGEN: Snapped: Killer Couples (Finale) at 6pm

(SUNDAY 3/25/18)
TV ONE: Unsung: Shirley Caesar (Premiere) at 9pm
FX: Trust (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Silicon Valley (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Barry (Premiere) at 10:30pm
PBS: Call The Midwife (Premiere) at 8pm
SHOWTIME: Billions (Premiere) at 10pm
BRAVO: To Rome For Love (Finale) at 9pm
GAC: Flea Market Flip (Finale) at 8pm

NBC‘s Late Night Writer’s Workshop, the initiative dedicated to discovering and developing late night sketch comedy writers of diverse backgrounds, named its 2018 class. They are: Alyssa Feller, Jonathan Gilse, Michael Hartney, John Mahone, Cameron Smith, Natasha Vaynblat and Brian Kang.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Savannah College of Art and Design is opening a new exhibition at the SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, featuring costumes from The Handmaid’s Tale. Exhibit includes over 40 garments from seasons one and two and will be on display from April 30 to August 12.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Modern Family‘s Abraham Higginbotham inked a new overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Under its terms, he will continue his work with the ABC series, where he’s served as EP since its launch and written dozens of episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

John Varvatos and Network Entertainment have teamed to create original content for TV and film, focusing on the worlds of music, fashion and pop culture. Among the initial projects is a series based on Varvatos’ 2013 book, John Varvatos: Rock in Fashion, which explored how rock ‘n’ roll style influenced his designs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scripps renewed Pickler & Ben for a second season. The daytime talker, which received three Daytime Emmy nominations, has already cleared 125 markets.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC is launching all 10 episodes of The Terror to its Premiere customers on Monday, March 26 at 9p, the night of the show’s network premiere. The move follows a similar strategy the network employed for its most recent original series, McMafia, propelling AMC Premiere to its most successful week even in terms of new customer additions and viewership.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FOX airs Meghan Markle: An American Princess on Friday, May 11 at 8p. The two-hour special focuses on Markle’s life and potential legacy as the first American to marry into the British royal family since 1937.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Smithsonian Channel reveals the inside story of a deadly American tragedy in Waco: The Longest Siege, premiering Monday, April 9 at 8p, featuring previously unseen footage and firsthand accounts from survivors, law enforcement agents and eyewitnesses.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime is kicking off the National Women’s Soccer League 2018 Game of the Week, which includes 20 regular season matches, playoff semifinals and the NWSL Championship on Saturday, March 24. The pregame show airs at 3:30p, followed by the game at 5:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom special bows Saturday, March 24 at 9p. This year, Discovery partnered with Seventeen magazine on a contest for one high school, Washington Heights’ Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School, for not only dresses and formalwear, but a prom itself.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS News journalists, embedded with survivors of the Parkland, FL school shooting, takes viewers inside the creation of a movement as students turn grief into action, in 39 Days. One-hour doc airs Saturday, March 24 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cinelatino and Centroamerica TV will air special religious programming during Holy Week and leading up to Easter Sunday. Among the highlights, Cinelatino airs El Milagro de Lourdes and Marcelino Pan y Vino on Thursday, March 29 and Friday, March 30 beginning at 8a and on Sunday, April 1 beginning at 7a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UP TV presents Easter Lives Here, a two-weekend event beginning Palm Sunday, March 25 at 7p with Risen and concluding Easter Sunday, April 1 at 7p with Mom’s Night Out.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bill Bellamy (Any Given Sunday, How to Be A Player) hosts the eighth and final installment of Shaquille O’Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam: I’m Still Laughing. Show bows Friday, March 23 at 10p on Showtime.
(Source: Cynopsis)

After 59 years on the air, retiring radio broadcaster Don Imus ranks himself and longtime rival Howard Stern among the top-five best ever in an interview with Anthony Mason for CBS Sunday Morning. Episode airs Sunday, March 25 at 9a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Noticias Telemundo features multiplatform coverage of the March for Our Lives on Saturday, March 24, live coast-to-coast beginning at 11:30a. The network will provide continuous updates on the protests around the country demanding gun control.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises invested over $250,000 in El Campeon En Ti. The campaign promotes the positive benefits of participating in sports to more than 20,000 Latino youth in underserved communities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS is doubling up on big guest stars. Bill Gates visits The Big Bang Theory on Thursday, March 29 at 8p, while Jason Alexander plays Sheldon’s drama teacher on Young Sheldon Thursday, March 29 at 8:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Monty Python is coming to Netflix. The SVOD service obtained international rights to all of the classic British comedies, including movies Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Monty Python’s Life of Brian. All will air in the UK and Canada as well as other territories beginning April 15 before launching in the U.S. later this year. Netflix also announced a premiere date for postapocalytpic thriller The Rain. The streamer’s first Danish original series bows Friday, May 4.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In other Netflix news, the guest lineup for Seth Rogen’s Hilarity for Charity comedy special. Names booked include James Corden, Sarah Silverman, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeff Goldblum and more. The special is being taped Saturday, March 24 at the Hollywood Palladium to air in April.
(Source: Cynopsis)

And last, but not least, Deadline reports that Netflix has closed a deal for a new original documentary series. It’s inspired by the New York Times Magazine’s Diagnosis medical column written by Dr. Lisa Sanders and will follow patients with mysterious illnesses and track their journeys to find a diagnosis, potentially, a cure.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC News is launching Start Here, a new daily news podcast hosted by Brad Mielke on Wednesday, March 28 at 6a. Each episode features four to six stories, taking listeners right to the scene with on-location reporting.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AfroLife.TV partnered with Chimpanzee Productions, Inc. to license Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela. Show centers on Thomas Allen Harris, who in the wake of his stepfather’s death, embarks on a journey of reconciliation with the man who raised him as a son, but whom he could never call father.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Face Forward returns for a 16-episode second season on Snapchat’s Discover Page on Saturday, March 24 at 6a, focused on deserving young women getting a complete style overhaul, culminating with a celebrity-inspired photo shoot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shout! Factory TV partnered with Twitch to host a 24-hour marathon of the complete original series ReBoot. Premiere date: Wednesday, March 28 at 3p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Premiere League Darts garnered over 1.3 million viewers on the BBC America network and online. Its first tournament, World Darts Championship, was the highest-rated darts tournament on US TV in three years, beating coverage on FS1, FS2 and ESPNU.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animal Planet‘s The Zoo on Saturday had 1.266m viewers for the telecast at 9p, up +10% versus the week prior and was up +5% week over week among A25-54. It was also the highest-rated episode ever among younger viewers, P2-17, P18-34 and P18-49 and drove Animal Planet into ad supported cable’s Top 10 at 9p among numerous key demos (P25-54, W25-54 and P2+) as well as P18-34 (#6) and 2-17 (#7).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Boston TV personality Frank Avruch, best known for playing Bozo the Clown, died Tuesday, March 20 at his home from heart disease. He was 89.
(Source: Cynopsis)

British TV executive Emma Tennant, controller of UKTV, died Tuesday, March 20, after a long battle with cancer. She was 49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

MOVIES
Midnight Sun – Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rob Riggle, Quinn Shephard, Ken Tremblett, Jenn Griffin, Nicholas Coombe, Tiera Skovbye
Pacific Rim: Uprising – John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Jing Tian, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman, Adria Arjona, Zhang Jin
Paul, Apostle of Christ – Jim Caviezel, James Faulkner, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley, John Lynch, Yorgos Karamihos, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Alessandro Sperduti,
Sherlock Gnomes (Animated) – James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine, Ashley Jensen, Matt Lucas, Stephen Merchant
Unsane – Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple,  Amy Irving, Polly McKie, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Gibson Frazier
Isle of Dogs (Animated) (Limited Release) – Bryan Cranston, Ed Norton, Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Balaban, Koyu Rankin
Final Portrait (Limited Release) – Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clemence Poesy, Tony Shalhoub, James Faulkner, Sylvie Testud, Phillippe Spall, Kerry Shale

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