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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 6/6/18)
ANIMAL PLANET: Insane Pools: Off The Deep End XL (Premiere) at 9pm
AT&T AUDIENCE NETWORK: Condor (Premiere) at 10pm
FREEFORM: The Fosters (Finale) at 8pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Going RV (Finale) at 9pm
ID: Murder Chose Me (Finale) at 10pm

Fox News is saying sorry for using pics of Philadelphia Eagles players kneeling in prayer before a game to illustrate the net’s coverage of President Trump’s decision to yank the Eagles’ invite to celebrate their Super Bowl win at the White House. Trump said he rescinded because the team they disagree with his views on standing during the National Anthem. The photos, unrelated to the anthem, were shown on Shannon Bream’s show Monday night. Alerted to the error, Christopher Wallace, exec producer of Fox News @ Night with Shannon Bream, apologized.
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Robert De Niro, Tina Fey, Billy Joel, Amy Schumer and Kerry Washington are among the second round of artists added to appear on The 72nd Annual Tony Awards, airing live this Sunday, June 10 at 8p. Tony nominees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will host for the first time.
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Telemundo Deportes’ Cup overfloweth. The net released its complete game broadcast schedule for the World Cup, beginning Wednesday, June 13 at 7p with a two-hour preview includes all 64 games airing live on Telemundo or Universo, with same-day encore presentations of each game every night on Universo. All games will also be livestreamed in Spanish via the Telemundo Deportes En Vivo and NBC Sports apps.
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A bill in NY that would link diversity hiring to the state’s $420 million-a-year film incentives program is getting a renewed boost from the WGA East and supporters in the New York Assembly. The new bill would earmark up to $5 million toward hiring of women and people of color to write or direct TV shows in the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a similar bill in December.
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The cast of Viceland’s My House and Rita Ora are slated to perform at The Trevor Project’s TrevorLIVE gala June 11 in NY. The organization provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs particularly for LGBTQ youth and is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
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Euphoria, the HBO pilot based on an Israeli teen drama series that was announced in March, is casting up. Zendaya will lead the cast of the pilot, to be penned by Sam Levinson and also feature Storm Reid (A Wrinkle in Time), Maude Apatow and Eric Dane (The Last Ship, Grey’s Anatomy).
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Get out! No really… Amazon Studios signed an exclusive first-look TV deal with Oscar and Emmy winner Jordan Peele (Get Out) and his Monkeypaw Productions. Monkeypaw most recently had a similar deal with Sonar Entertainment.
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Sundance Now, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service, is in production on season 2 of crime thriller Riviera. The new season will be available to stream on Sundance Now in 2019.  Joining the cast for the sophomore set is Alex Lanipekun (Homeland, The Borgias, 24), as well as the previously announced Will Arnett, Juliet Stevenson, Poppy Delevingne and others.
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Oxygen Media continues its “Cruel Summer” programming stunt with the premieres of two original series on Mondays. Beginning June 11 at 8p, The Price of Duty debuts, following homicide detectives as they recount the most haunting case of their careers. Then on June 25 at 9p, In Defense Of premieres to explore the complex relationships between notorious defendants and the attorneys who represented them, from Ted Bundy and Jodi Arias to Timothy McVeigh.
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Entrepreneur and investor Marcus Lemon returns to put his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling businesses when season 5 of The Profit drops on CNBC on Tuesday, June 12 at 10p… Also on CNBC, home renovation series The Deed returns for a second season on Wednesday, June 13 at 10p.
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AMC’s Talking with Chris Hardwick returns with new eps on Sunday, June 17 at 11p. The initial guest lineup includes Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Bill Hader, Donald Glover, Ethan Hawke, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
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Andrew Zimmern continues his epicurean exploration of food that celebrates cultures and connects communities around the world in the new season of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods, premiering on Tuesday, July 3 at 9p.
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Michelin-starred chef Richie Farina is known for making food fun by incorporating science to push the limits of creativity with every meal he serves. On Thursday, July 12 at 9p he’ll bring his creative chops to carnival fairgrounds in Cooking Channel’s new series Carnival Kings.
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Netflix set Friday, July 27 as the premiere date for the sixth season of Orange Is the New Black. The new season carries the tagline “Bye bye, Litchfield – it’s a whole new world!”
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ABC News will provide coverage of the North Korea summit from Singapore beginning Sunday, June 10, with on-air led by chief anchor George Stephanopoulos leading broadcast coverage from Singapore with World News Tonight anchor David Muir, chief global affairs correspondent and This Week co-anchor Martha Raddatz and others.
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Actress Pam Grier (Bucktown) returns to Bounce beginning Monday June 11 to host a weeklong series of classic blaxploitation films pulled from Brown Sugar, Bounce’s SVOD service.
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Reelz has a duo of specials coming up: John Lennon: It Happened Here will debut on Wednesday, June 11 at 9p, and Grease: Behind Closed Doors premieres Saturday, June 16 at 9p.
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BIG3, the basketball league founded by Ice Cube, returns to Fox Sports on Friday, June 22 at 7:30p. The league’s eight teams travel to 10 cities including new stops at Houston, Oakland, Detroit, Miami, Toronto, Boston and Atlanta; each stop features four back-to-back games on Friday evenings.
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Country crooners Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini will return for a second year as hosts of three-hour special CMA Fest, airing Wednesday, August 8 at 8p.
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Hulu acquired rights to Minding the Gap, the Sundance Jury Award-winning doc from director Bing Liu about three young men who bond across racial lines to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. It will be released theatrically across key markets in the US and on Hulu on August 17.
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The CW Network’s exclusive telecast of the iHeartradio Music Festival will air on consecutive nights, Sunday, October 7 and Monday, October 8 beginning at 8p both nights. This year’s Fest-ivities are hosted by Ryan Seacrest and features acts including Justin Timberlake, Jack White, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, Imagine Dragons, Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson, Shawn Mendes, Kygo and Rae Sremmurd.
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Face-ing the music: Facebook is making some noise around a series of licensing deals it struck earlier this year with music labels. The social platform yesterday unveiled new music feature called Lip Sync Live, which lets users share lip sync performances of popular songs. Users can opt in to Lip Sync Live when they start a Facebook Live video; they’ll be prompted to select a song from a list of options, and can embellish with different backgrounds.
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Grace VanderWaal, who won America’s Got Talent two years ago at age 12 playing the ukulele and singing original songs, soared past some 700 other girls to score the lead in Disney’s Stargirl, one of the first original films to be distributed via the company’s new streaming platform.
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Country music artist Kellie Pickler (Pickler & Ben) will star in Hallmark Channel’s original holiday film Christmas At Graceland, which begins production July 9.
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The Washington Capitals blowout over the Vegas Golden Knights Monday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals (1.5/7) was a win for NBC. The net’s 8-11p coverage topped primetime among A18-49.
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ID continues its reign as the No. 1 cable network in Total Day for W25-54, now ranking on top for five consecutive months since the beginning of the year. In Primetime, ID had its best May ever for P2+ and HHs, and held its ranking in the top 10 for P2+ (No. 10), HHs (No. 8), and W25-54 (No. 9).
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During May, Discovery Channel claimed the top 2 unscripted series on all of cable among M25-54 with No. 1 Deadliest Catch and No. 2 Fast N’ Loud.
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Travel Channel produced its highest-rated May ever for A25-54, M25-54 and W25-54, with all three demographics posting gains over last May.
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Viewers said “I do” to Hallmark Channel’s third annual June Weddings programming event, with the first new movie in the suite, Marrying Mr. Darcy, ranking as the most-watched cable program of the week among Total Viewers.
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