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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 5/8/18)
ANIMAL PLANET: River Monsters: Monster Journeys (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: The Housleys (Premiere) at 11pm
REVOLT: Revolt Justice (Premiere) at 9pm
USA: Chrisley Knows Best (Premiere) at 10pm
A&E: Grace vs. Abrams (Finale) at 10pm
CBS: Bull (Finale) at 9pm
FOX: Lethal Weapon (Finale) at 8pm
SCIENCE CHANNEL: Mysteries of the Abandoned (Finale) at 9pm

Fox Television Stations ordered a TV version of Snapchat dating show Phone Swap to air on select Fox stations this summer. In the series, strangers check out what’s on each other’s phones before deciding whether to go on a date. Vertical Networks, founded by daughter-of-Rupert Elisabeth Murdoch, will produce.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Resident has made it to season two on Fox. “The producers set out to create a medical show that viewers haven’t seen before – to peel back the curtain and reveal the truth of what happens, both good and bad, behind the scenes at hospitals across the country,” said Michael Thorn, president, entertainment. “Clearly, they’ve succeeded.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO will air feature-length documentary Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram in the fall. Film showing how the girls freed from the horrific 2014 kidnapping adapted to life after imprisonment is a co-production with BBC2 and ARTE France.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season five of Arrested Development lands on Netflix Tuesday, May 29. The entire series regular cast, as well as creator Mitch Hurwitz, are onboard. That includes Jeffrey Tambor, fired from his award-winning role on Amazon’s Transparent amid allegations of sexual harassment. “I drove myself and my castmates crazy. Lines got blurred. I was difficult. I was mean,” said Tambor in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter. But as for the harassment allegations, “absolutely not.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Meanwhile, Transparent’s fifth season, without Tambor, will be its last, creator Jill Soloway said in the Reporter story. “Hopefully it sets the Pfeffermans up with some sort of beautiful reclaiming,” said Soloway.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comet TV is celebrating Mother’s Day, sort of, with a “Mommy Issues Movie Marathon” on Sunday, May 13. Think fondly of Mom while you’re watching Deranged, Wicked Stepmother, Mom and My Mom’s a Werewolf.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Travel Channel picked up The Zimmern List for a second season – which means food explorer Andrew Zimmern will have 16 more half-hour episodes to play the ultimate tour guide. Since the show’s March launch, it’s been seen by over 10 million total viewers; production on the new season begins in June.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Total Divas was renewed for seasons eight and nine on E!. Season 7 of the series following WWE Superstars delivered 884,000 total viewers and 547,000 P18-49 in Live+3 ratings, ranking among the top 5 original programs on Wednesdays in Primetime across ad-supported cable among W18-34.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TBS ordered a sophomore season of original animated series Final Space. The intergalactic space saga is TBS’ youngest- skewing original series to debut on the network, reaching more than 20 million viewers across TBS’ linear, VOD and digital platforms.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime is re-launching its public affairs campaign, “Stop Violence Against Women,” with a docu-series and feature film centered on survivors of abuse by R&B star R. Kelly. “What we’ve seen – in the last year in particular – is the tremendous power of women’s voices when given the opportunity to share their truth,” said Brie Miranda Bryant, SVP, unscripted development and programming, Lifetime. “But there are important stories still untold, stories of bravery, resilience and defiance that demand to be heard. This is one of those stories.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC greenlit a Dietland companion talk show. Produced by Embassy Row, Unapologetic with Aisha Tyler will air live on Mondays beginning June 4 at 11p after back-to-back episodes of Dietland, moving to its regular 10p timeslot the following week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BET’s Hit the Floor is back Tuesday, July 10 at 10p with dance diva Teyana Taylor added to the mix, and new competition series The Grand Hustle, starring hip hop’s T.I., makes its debut Thursday, July 19 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNBC home renovation series The Deed is back for season two on Wednesday, June 13 at 10p. Real estate mogul/entrepreneur Sidney Torres takes a percentage of the profits in return for helping struggling property owners restore homes to their former glory.
(Source: Cynopsis)

History survival series Alone is back for season five on Thursday, June 14 at 10p. Ten former competitors are dropped off in Northern Mongolia for a second chance at being the last person standing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Becca Kufrin starts looking for love – again – when the 14th season of ABC’s The Bachelorette premieres Monday, May 28 at 8p. Kufrin, The Bachelor fans will recall, accepted ArieLuyendyk Jr.’s proposal, only to have him dump her on TV for the runner-up.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The U.S. premiere of Deep State airs on Epix Sunday, June 17 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actress/comedian Ali Wong (Baby Cobra) will star with Tiffany Haddish in Netflix animated comedy series Tuca & Bertie….Poorna Jagannathan (The Night Of) will recur on season two of HBO’s Big Little Lies.
(Source: Cynopsis)

American Idol’s second live broadcast delivered 8.6 million viewers and a 1.8 rating among A18-49, steady with last week’s 8.7 million/1.9 numbers and the number one show of the night in the demo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The two-hour premiere of  Univision game show Al Final Todo Queda En Familia on Sunday averaged 1.3 million Total Viewers 2+, 532,000 A18-49 and 226,000 A -34.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Velocity saw high single-digit and double-digit primetime gains in April, for 17 consecutive months of delivery growth in P25-54, P/M18+ and Persons, as well as its best April ever in P/M25-54, P/M18-49, P/M18+ and P2+. Helping drive growth was the series premiere of JDM Legends on Tuesday, April 17, the net’s second-most-watched series debut ever among M25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The broadcast premiere of County Line was the highest-rated exclusive film to air on INSP. Said Dale Ardizzone, INSP COO, “’County Line’ is part of our ongoing strategy to license exclusive content.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC earned its highest rated April in more than a decade among viewers A25-54 and was a top 10 network year-to-date across its key female demo (#4 W25-54, #5 W18-49, #8 W18-34). One boost came from the return of Trading Spaces, which lifted the net to the #1 spot in all of television among W25-54 and W18-49 during its premiere telecast.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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