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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 4/13/18)
BBCA: The Graham Norton Show (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas (Premiere) at 11:30pm
ID: Evil Stepmothers (Premiere) at 10pm
MAX: Rellik (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: In Principle (Premiere) at 8:30pm

(SATURDAY 4/14/18)
DISCOVERY FAMILY: Little Pet Shop: A World of Our Own (Premiere) at 12pm
NAT. GEO WILD: Animal PD (Premiere) at 10pm
REELZ: Murder Made Me Famous (Premiere) at 8pm
REELZ: The Shocking Truth (Premiere) at 9pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: John Mulaney, Musical Guest: Jack White at 11:30pm
HGTV: Lakefront Bargain Hunt (Finale) at 10pm
TRAVEL: Ghost Adventures (Finale) at 9pm

(SUNDAY 4/15/18)
AMC: Fear The Walking Dead (Premiere) at 10:10pm
AMC: Talking Dead (Premiere) at 11:17pm
BRAVO: Southern Charm New Orleans (Premiere) at 9pm
FOOD: Worst Cooks In America: Celebrity Edition (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: Breaking Homicide (Premiere) at 9pm
SHOWTIME: The Circus (Premiere) at 8pm
TBS: Snoop Dogg Presents The Joker’s Wild (Premiere) at 10pm
TBS: Drop The Mic (Premiere) at 10:30pm
AMC: The Walking Dead (Finale) at 9pm
CNN: American Dynasties: The Kennedys (Finale) at 9pm
CNN: Pope: The Most Powerful Man In History (Finale) at 10pm
HBO: Here And Now (Finale) at 9pm
HGTV: How Close Can I Beach? (Finale) at 8:30pm
HGTV: Island Life (Finale) at 10:30pm

After a ten-year hiatus, home design show Trading Spaces returned with record ratings, averaging 2.8 million P2+ and claiming the #1 spot on all of television on Saturday night. Lead-in Trading Spaces Reunion Special also premiered strong, delivering 2.5 million P+2 viewers and ranking top in its time slot. The combined airings led TLC to its highest Saturday night numbers in eight years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Broad City is coming to a close. The Comedy Central signature series will end after its upcoming fifth season, set to air in early 2019. But that doesn’t mean we’ve seen the last of the comedy’s Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson on Comedy Central – the net inked a first look comprehensive agreement with the duo for content created and/or developed by them, both together and independently. The deal extends across all of parent company Viacom’s television networks. Three projects already in development at Comedy Central include Mall Town USA, Platinum Status and Young Professionals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kevin Hart will host and executive produce obstacle course competition series TKO: Total Knock Out, coming to CBS this summer. From Mark Burnett and MGM Television, the 10-parter features one player racing through obstacles, while four other contestants man battle stations and fire projectiles to knock them off.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Carol Burnett has been chosen to receive the first ever Peabody Career Achievement Award at the 77th Annual Peabody Awards. The honor is reserved for individuals whose work and commitment to broadcast media has left an indelible mark on the field. Ceremony takes place on Saturday, May 19 in New York.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Tony Awards nominations announcement of will be co-hosted by Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton) and Katharine McPhee (Waitress) on Tuesday, May 1 at 8:30a and available for view live on CBS This Morning.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SAG-AFTRA has called for a ban on auditions in hotel rooms and residences. “We are committed to addressing the scenario that has allowed predators to exploit performers behind closed doors under the guise of a professional meeting,” said SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris. The ban on these meetings, called Guideline No. 1, is the first expansion of the Code of Conduct the union released in February.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Barry and Silicon Valley were renewed for a second and sixth seasons, respectively, on HBO. “While Barry has delighted audiences with its deft interplay of comedy and drama, Silicon Valley remains as brilliantly and frighteningly prescient as ever,” said Amy Gravitt, EVP, HBO Programming. “We’re thrilled that these two smart, funny shows are returning for another season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO also ordered pilot Run, a romantic comedic thriller from Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and Vicky Jones, with Waller-Bridge set for a recurring role. Series centers on ex-lovers who impulsively disappear together.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ITV and PBS series Grantchester was picked up for a fourth season, which will be the final one for star James Norton. The actor is heading to BBC-AMC drama McMafia.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Norman Lear, Will Gluck and his Olive Bridge Entertainment, and Global Road Entertainment are teaming with Rain Pryor, daughter of the late Richard Pryor, to develop Fried Chicken and Latkes, reports Variety. The semi-autobiographical comedy begins with the half African-American/half Jewish Pryor as a preteen trying to find her place in the 1970s world of Beverly Hills.
(Source: Cynopsis)

USA Network greenlit four pilots. Projects include Treadstone, a drama that delves into the CIA black ops program, known as Operation Treadstone; Erase, a crime thriller starring Denis Leary; Briarpatch, based on the Ross Tom novel; and Dare Me, a drama based on Megan Abbott’s book that delves into the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories optioned Allison Pearson’s new novel, How Hard Can It Be?, for an upcoming TV project. The sequel to I Don’t Know How She Does it picks up Kate Reddy’s story as she approaches her 50th birthday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FX set Sunday, June 2 at 9p for the debut of Pose. Set in the 1980s, the dance musical series explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York and features TV’s largest cast of transgender actors.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Split bows Wednesday, May 23 at 10p on SundanceTV. Six-part drama is set in the fast-paced world of divorce law.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TNT’s Claws and the women of the Nail Artisans of Mantee County are back for a second season on Sunday, June 10 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network released premiere dates for four shows: Giada on the Beach makes its series premiere on Sunday, May 20 at 11:30a; Baked in Vermont is back Saturday, May 5 at 10:30a; Best Baker in America bows Monday, May 7 at 9p; and Iron Chef America debuts Wednesday, May 16 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Docu-series Black Love returns to OWN on Saturday, May 12 at 10p. The show’s second season features Sterling K. Brown and wife Ryan Michelle Bathe, Niecy Nash and husband Jay Tucker and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A new whodunnit unfolds in East Peck with the sophomore season debut of NBC’s Trial & Error: Lady Killer on Thursday, July 19 at 9p and 9:30p. Kristin Chenoweth is set to star.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Smithsonian Channel airs Million Dollar American Princesses: Meghan Markle on Sunday, May 13 at 9p. Special chronicles Markle’s life from her child in California to blossoming acting career and romance with Prince Harry.
(Source: Cynopsis)

48 Hours investigates the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz and the case that haunts the detectives who spent over three decades trying to find him in “The Lost Boy,” airing Saturday, April 14 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Oxygen Media debuts The Turpin 13: Family Secrets Exposed on Saturday, April 28 at 6p. The two-hour special investigates the Turpin family and their parents, David and Louise, who have been charged with keeping their children shackled and starved within their Perris, California home. Soledad O’Brien hosts.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Susan Sarandon is returning to Showtime’s Ray Donovan as a series regular in Season 6.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spotify has acquired Loudr, a company that helps content creators and music providers track and pay royalties to music publishers. Loudr will provide “select services to its publishing and aggregator partners, while contributing to Spotify’s continuing efforts towards a more transparent and efficient music publishing industry for songwriters and rights holders,” said Spotify, which has been under fire for its royalty and licensing payments.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Martin Scorsese is set to direct an untitled original comedy special for Netflix. The project explores the legacy of sketch comedy show SCTV. Netflix also ordered a third season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones. The renewal comes a few weeks after its second season launch on March 8.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Despite Netflix’s high profile (and high priced) originals, 80% of its viewing in the U.S. comes from licensed content, according to data from 7Park Data. Top licensed shows for the 12-month period that ended in September included Breaking Bad, Grey’s Anatomy, How I Met Your Mother and The Office.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Rampage – Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello, Marley Shelton, P.J. Byrne
Borg vs. McEnroe – Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgard, Tuva Novotny, Ian Blackman, David Bamber, Jane Perry, Roy McCrerey
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero –
Truth or Dare – Cassandra Scerbo, Brytni Sarpy, Mason Dye, Harvey Guillen, Alexxis Lemire, Luke Baines, Ricardo Hoyos, Christina Masterson

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $55 million

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

NYLottery.NY.gov

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $106 million. 

Powerball is played in 43 states.

NYLottery.NY.gov

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