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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 5/9/18)
DIY: Woodwork (Premiere) at 10pm
MYX TV: Youtopia (Premiere) at 8pm
FOOD: Iron Chef Gauntlet (Finale) at 9pm
HGTV: Property Brothers (Finale) at 9pm
NBC: Chicago P.D. (Finale) at 10pm
SMITHSONIAN: Fishing for Giants (Finale) at 8pm
VH1: Black Ink Crew (Finale) at 9pm

It’s one and done for Valor. The CW has officially canceled the military drama starring Matt Barr, which underperformed in ratings and failed to receive a back-nine order. The network has also pulled the plug on midseason dramedy Life Sentence, opting not to renew it for a sophomore season. Star Lucy Hale shared the news with her fans on Twitter.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It looks like Lethal Weapon star Clayne Crawford won’t be returning to the FOX series if it gets a third season renewal. It’s been reported that FOX and Warner Bros. are actively looking for a replacement for Crawford, following complaints about his on-set behavior. Apparently, the future of the series hinges on a suitable replacement being found.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNN and PBS are launching new late-night public affair series Amanpour & Company in July on PBS (check local listings). Christiane Amanpour will lead the conversation with contributions from Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan, featuring in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO’s documentary about Arizona senator and former POW John McCain has been given a title and a premiere date. John McCain: For Whom the Bells Tolls will air on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery reported financial results for the first quarter ending March 31, 2018, noting revenues of $2,307 million increased 43% on a reported basis compared with the prior quarter. Excluding the impact of foreign currency transactions and the Scripps Networks Interactive, The Enthusiast Network and the Oprah Winfrey Network transactions, revenues increased 14% as International Networks grew 28% and U.S. Networks grew 3%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FOX issued its first pilot to series order to The Passage, starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar. The project, based on Justin Cronin’s best-selling fantasy book trilogy, comes from Liz Heldens, Matt Reeves, Scott Free and 20th Century Fox TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu gave a 10-episode straight-to-series order to Light as a Feather from AwesomenessTV, Wattpad and Kelsey Grammer’s Grammnet. Based on a story by Zoe Aarsen, the project follows five teen girls dealing with the supernatural fallout from playing a game of Light as a Father, Stiff as a Board.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Adult Swim issued a pilot order to Three Busy Debras from Amy Poehler and her Paper Kite production company. The comedy, created, written and starring Sandy Honig (Isn’t It Romantic), Mitra Jouhari (Miracle Workers) and Alyssa Stonoha (The Special Without Brett Davis), follows three disturbed housewives and their fellow residents in an affluent Connecticut suburb.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A mini-series about the Chateau Marmount from John Krasinski and Aaron Sorkin, which was originally in the works and planned at HBO back in 2011, is moving forward, reports Deadline. The new incarnation will be spurred on by Shawn Levy’s biography on the Hollywood hotel, The Castle on Sunset. “We just bought the rights to the book and we’re going to give it another show,” said Krasinski.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix ordered a third season of Santa Clarita Diet, scheduled to launch in 2019. The entire main cast of the dark comedy, including Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Liv Hewson and Skyler Gisondo, are set to return.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Love Is __ debuts Tuesday, June 19 at 10p on OWN. One-hour romantic drama, set primarily in 1990s Los Angeles against the backdrop of Black Hollywood, follows Nuri and Yasir, a couple from seemingly opposite worlds as they chase their dreams and learn to follow their hearts.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNBC’s The Profit is back to rescue small businesses on Tuesday, June 12 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant and Steve Gold return for another season of drama and deals when Million Dollar Listing New York returns Tuesday, June 12 at 10p on Bravo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WGN America’s The Disappearance, bows Thursday, July 12. Crime series centers on a 10-year-old boy who goes missing, shaking a close-knit community to its core.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Investigation Discovery special Dead North follows the search for alleged female serial killer Chris Regan. Doc bows Monday, May 28 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cinelatino secured exclusive U.S. pay TV premieres of Turkish hits El Factor Marido 1 and 2, to air back-to-back on Sunday, May 13 in celebration of Mother’s Day.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC celebrates the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with two days of special programming. Stunt begins Friday, May 18 with Prince Harry: Wild No More at 8p, followed by Meghan Markle: A Royal Love Story (wt) at 9p and Secrets of the Royal Wedding at 10p. On Saturday, May 19 TLC’s Royal Wedding Live four-hour feed begins at 5a. That night, TLC’s Royal Wedding Revealed airs at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Emma Greenwell (Love and Friendship, The Path) was tapped to lead Starz’s The Rook. Also starring in the supernatural spy thriller series are Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck), Olivia Munn (X-Men:Apocalypse, The Newsroom) and Adrian Lester (Riviera, Hustle).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Josh Hopkins (Quantico) and Jodi Balfour (The Crown) and Lonnie Chavis (This Is Us) will recur in the third season of HBO crime anthology True Detective…. Fiona Dourif (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency) nabbed a recurring role in upcoming series The Purge for USA Network and Syfy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Competition with and preemptions from April 26 news coverage of the Bill Cosby’s guilty verdict helped send many syndicated shows lower in the session ending April 29, which included the first two weekdays of the May sweep. The frame’s most successful syndicated program was Judge Judy (7.0 Live+SD national Nielsen rating, up 6% from the week before). Judy averaged 9.8-millions viewers each day. The only other court strip in positive territory for the week was Hot Bench (2.3, up 5%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Only two of the 15 talk shows managed to improve from the week before: Leader Dr. Phil (3.2, up 3%), which scored a three-week high and finished first in talkers for 86 consecutive weeks, and the fifth place Wendy Williams (1.3, up 8%). In a dead heat for second place were Live with Kelly and Ryan (2.1, down 5%) and Ellen DeGeneres (2.1, down 5%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Among A25-54 Discovery Channel had its highest rated April ever on Wednesdays (up 60% over last year) and Fridays (up 50%). The network owned cable’s  #1 series across four nights of the week in M25-54 and M18-49: Fast N’ Loud on Monday, Deadliest Catch on Tuesday, Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings on Wednesday, and Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail on Friday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV ranked as the #4 cable network among W25-54 and ranked #9 among A25-54 in April. Among upscale viewers, HGTV was the #2 cable network with W25-54 and took the top spot among both upscale !25-54 and W25-54 during weekends.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network delivered its highest rated April among A25-54 in four years, and the network was a hit with millennials, growing ratings 25% over last April. The network ranked #6 among W25-54 and #7 among upscale W25-54 for the month.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FOX’s Empire (2.5/11 Live+7, +47% from Live+SD) and Star (1.6/6 Live+7,  +33% from Live+SD) were Wednesday’s top two scripted programs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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