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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 6/7/18)
ANINAL PLANET: Northwest Law (Premiere) at 10pm
COOKING: Beach Bites with Katie Lee (Premiere) at 10pm
FOX: The Four: Battle For Stardom (Premiere) at 8pm
FREEFORM: Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger (Premiere) at 8pm
HGTV: Music City Fix (Premiere) at 11pm
HISTORY: Swamp Mysteries with Troy Landry (Premiere) at 10pm
PARAMOUNT: American Woman (Premiere) at 10pm
TRAVEL: Mysteries At The Museum (Premiere) at 9pm
BRAVO: Imposters (Finale) at 10pm
HISTORY: Swamp People (Finale) at 9pm
ID: Extreme Measures (Finale) at 10pm

Bruce Springsteen will perform at the Tony Awards this Sunday, June 10. The Boss was going to be at Radio City Music Hall anyway, to accept a Special Tony Award for “Springsteen on Broadway.” Springsteen wasn’t eligible for a competitive Tony for his hit limited-run one-man show because he and producers declined take seats from fans to give the 800+ Tony voters and press the comp tickets required. CBS broadcast starts at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Reality reboot: Temptation Island is being revived by Banijay Group, shared CEO Marco Bassetti at Realscreen 2018 yesterday. Deadline reports USA Network is in “advanced negotiations” to score the series. Island aired on Fox from 2001-2003, with coupled-up contestants separated and placed into quarters with attractive members of the opposite sex.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix renewed 13 Reasons Why for a 13-episode third season, with series creator Brian Yorkey back as showrunner. Season two delivered an average minute audience of 2.6 million in the U.S. in the three days after its premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The FCC says it intends to collect $322,035,000 in regulatory fees, funds it uses to pay for itself, in 2018. The agency is proposing to lower the cable rate to 77 cents per subscriber and raise the rate for DBS companies to 48 cents (versus 96 cents and 38 cents in 2017), part of an effort to equalize payments.
(Source: Cynopsis)

For the first time, Cannes Lions named a Media Brand, not a Media Person, of the Year. And the winner is… “Spotify has transformed the way we engage with music,” said Philip Thomas, CEO of Ascential Events and chairman-elect, Cannes Lions. “In the 10 years since Daniel [Ek] and his team launched the service, it has gone on to reshape the future of media and transform how artists and brands communicate with their audiences.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

SJI’s “Reflections” poster for PBS’s The Vietnam War: A Film By Ken Burns & Lynn Novick took home the Most Original Poster trophy at the Golden Trailer Awards in LA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

OWN announced the remaining directors for Queen Sugar’s season three all-female directorial lineup. Set to say “cut!” are first time television directors Nijla Mu’min, Christina ChoeAyoka Chenzira and Rachel Raimist.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple gave a straight-to-series order to Little Voice, a dramedy from Lost’s J.J. Abrams and WaitressSara Bareille and Jessie Nelson. Nelson and Bareilles exec produce with Bad Robot’s Abrams and Ben Stephenson.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MACRO CEO Charles D. King, Lena Waithe (The Chi), actress/producer Eva Longoria and Franklin Leonard, founds of The Black List, have launched The MACRO Episodic Lab Powered by The Black List, to discover and empower storytellers of color. Up to three winners will receive development support and up to $30,000 each or a pilot presentation or sizzle.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cooking Channel starts serving up new series Seaside Snacks & Shacks on Thursday, July 19 at 10p. Seafood entrepreneur Sabin Lomac dives into dishes along the shore.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chicken Soup for the Soul and APlus.com, in which it has a majority stake, are co-producing a documentary digital series. Running through June, Immigrant Heritage Month, The New Americans follows the stories of people who have immigrated to the U.S.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E Biography documentary David Cassidy: The Last Session premieres Monday, June 11 at 9p. Special includes never-before-heard audiotapes from 1976, as well film of his final recording session.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Stand Up to Cancer returns Friday, September 7 at 8p for its sixth roadblock telecast raising money to support research and new treatments. ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC, along with AT&T AUDIENCE NetworkBloomberg TV, Bravo, Discovery Life, E! Entertainment, EPIX, Escape, Freeform, HBO, ION Television, Logo, MLB Network, Nat Geo WILDShowtime, Smithsonian Channel, STARZ, TNT, and WGN America, among others, are donating one hour of simultaneous commercial-free primetime for the telecast. The entire telecast will also be available to stream live and on-demand on Hulu.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Jim Henson Company, Herschend Studios and PBS KIDS are celebrating World Oceans Day (June 8) with three new episodes, social media events, and the release of “Splash and Bubbles: Rhythm of the Reef (Songs from Season One).” Splash and Bubbles, which encourages children to explore ocean science and marine biology, airs daily on PBS Kids and Netflix.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HDNet Movies marks Fourth of July with films profiling The Beach Boys, starting at 7p with 2015’s Love & Mercy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Avan Jogia (Ghost Wars) landed the lead in upcoming Starz comedy Now Apocalypse….Danielle Campbell (The Originals) will star in CBS All Access thriller Tell Me a Story, with Kim Cattrall and Billy Magnussen….Vivien Ngo (Shameless), Tony Aidan Vo (Alternatino) and Elyse Dinh McCrillis (Spider-Man 2) have been cast in recurring roles in season three of OWN’s Queen Sugar.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook announced the first lineup up shows in a dedicated section within Watch for news programs, produced exclusively for the social site. The slate includes daily news show On Location, from ABC News; Advance Local’s Chasing Corruption; weekly explainer show Undivided ATTN:; CNN’s global daily brief Anderson Cooper Full Circle; Fox News Update; Mic’s Mic Dispatch; and Univision’s Real America with Jorge Ramons. All will debut later this summer, with additional shows announced in the coming weeks. “We will work closely with our publisher partners to experiment with these different formats to understand what works,” said Facebook. But they won’t be making decisions about what airs – publishers will have full editorial control of their shows.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook and Google are facing lawsuits in Washington, accused of failing to maintain publicly available information about political ads. “Washington’s political advertising disclosure laws apply to everyone, whether you are a small-town newspaper or a large corporation,” said Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Facebook director of product management Rob Leathern said the social networking giant looks forward to “resolving this matter with his office quickly.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

A special 12-week edition of Food Network’s Treat Yourself with Skyler will launch on Snapchat Wednesday, June 13. “We’ve seen a growing interest in mobile-first content so our fans can quickly and easily explore new culinary ideas and flavors,” said Vikki Neil, SVP and GM of Discovery’s Lifestyle Digital Studios. “Snapchat has been a strong partner, and its digestible platform allows us to make our brand and shows accessible to millions of food lovers. Skyler’s personality is the perfect fit for reaching younger fans.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Judy Judy topped the syndication chart in the May 2018 sweep (7.1), winning by its widest margin in eight years. Dr. Phil (3.2) was the top talker for the 20th straight major sweep with its biggest margin ever, while Live with Kelly and Ryan and Ellen DeGeneres tied for second with 2.1. Entertainment Tonight’s (3.0) coverage of the royal wedding helped boost it 42% in the New York market.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bounce’s Saints & Sinners, the only original scripted drama on multicast TV, reached over 7.5 million viewers in its third season, and was the fourth most-watched program in ad-supported cable in the delivery of African-Americans 25-54 Sunday nights at 9p during its run.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo’s Below Deck Mediterranean delivered 1.1 million P18-49 (up 16% versus the prior week’s episode), 1.3 million P25-54 (up 13%), and 2.1 million total viewers (up 8%) in Live+3 Nielsens. Last week’s episode of The Real Housewives of New York City was the highest-rated episode of the season among P18-49 and P25-54, delivering 1.2 million P18-49 (up 12% versus the prior week’s episode), 1.4 million P25-54 (up 6%), and 2.3 million total viewers (up 7%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

BROADWAY
Saint Joan with Condola Rashad is closing on Sunday June 10, 2018.
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/saint-joan/

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