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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 7/24/18)
HGTV: Desert Flippers (Premiere) at 9pm
USA: Miz & Mrs. (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC: The Last Defense (Finale) at 10pm

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association set a date for the 2019 Golden Globes  Awards – before striking a deal with a network to air it. The HFPA and dick clark productions said they were “evaluating offers from other interested parties” after not coming to terms with NBC, home to the show since 1993; NBC is reportedly close to finalizing a new agreement. The submission web site for the 2019 motion picture and TV entries opened yesterday, deadline for entry form submissions is October 31 and the show is set to take place Sunday, January 6.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The top six cable companies lost 285,000 video subscribers in 1Q18, versus 115,000 in 1Q17, according to the Leichtman Research Group. The top telephone providers lost 50,000 subs, versus 325,000 the year before. Internet-delivered services added 405,000 subscribers, compared to 265,000 in 1Q17.
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TNT picked up scripted dramas Constance and Beast Mode (wt) to pilot. Darkly humorous Constance, starring Elisabeth Shue (CSI) from Team Downey in association with Sonar Entertainment and Studio T, follows a former beauty queen turned small town bureaucrat. Beast Mode, produced by Anne Wolfe and MACRO in association with Studio T, tells the story of a brilliant-yet-damaged woman with a “kill or be killed” mentality.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Playground Entertainment (Howards End) is developing an adaptation of the novel, Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D’Urbervilles, by Kim Newman.  Moriarty was published in 2011.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Loni Love (The Real) inked an overall deal with Warner Bros. Television calling for her to develop a scripted comedy series based on her own persona. “I am thrilled to be developing a comedy with Warner Bros. as I continue to co-host The Real,” said Love. “My life’s work is all about entertaining, inspiring and helping people become the best they can be.” Warner Bros. TV subsidiary Telepictures produces The Real.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Carol Mendelsohn (CSI) is moving from Sony Pictures Television to Universal Television, with Carol Mendelsohn Productions’ Julie Weitz. Under the exclusive overall producing deal, the pair will develop new projects.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS reboot Magnum P.I. kicked off production yesterday in Honolulu with a traditional Hawaiian blessing. Series stars Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton and Stephen Hill, as well as producers and crew, participated. The ceremony  included traditional royal maile leis, Oli Aloha (welcoming chant), and Pule Ho’oku’u (closing prayer).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level launches on Comedy Central Friday, August 3 at 11p. Each ep spotlights one stand-up comedian.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E series Nightwatch expands with Nightwatch Nation, a new nonfiction show from Dick Wolf and 44 Blue Productions that follows teams of EMTs starting Thursday, August 16 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shark Week special Laws of Jaws debuts tonight at 9p on DIscovery, reenacting harrowing real-life shark attacks. What makes this project rise to the top? “What’s always been exciting to us about this special is the unique and incredibly fearless team of experts we were able to assemble, who were all willing to take major risks – in many instances, using themselves as bait – in order to learn more about shark behavior,” says Lucky 8 co-president Kim Woodard. “As viewers will see, they go beyond simply ‘swimming with sharks,’ using five different real-life attacks as the basis for daring experiments designed to reveal how best to handle dangerous encounters on the water.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC’s World of Dance will expand to two hours beginning tomorrow, July 25 at 8p. Upcoming guest mentors include Tony Award winner Savion Glover; Julianne Hough (Dancing With the Stars); America’s Got Talent judge Mel B; American Idol alum Paula Abdul, and American Ballet Theater principal dancer Misty Copeland.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nikki Glaser, Anthony Jeselnik and Jeff Ross will serve as judges for season three Comedy Central’s Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, bowing Tuesday, July 31 at 10p. Viewers can get a sneak peek immediately following the net’s  Bruce Willis roast on Sunday, July 29.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shamon Brown Jr., Barton Fitzpatrick and Michael Epps were upped from guest stars to series regulars on season two of Showtime’s The Chi.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sewee cleared the 50th Miss Black America Pageant in over 80% of U.S. TV HHs. The show, emanating from Kansas City, Missouri, will include Black History vignettes in honor of its Black History Month window, and be hosted by ESPN sportscaster Charlie Neal and Miss Black America 2014 Alexandra Morton. As for swimsuits, the pageant promises a “tasteful swimsuit event.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hill’s Pet Nutrition has joined NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations as a national sponsor of the stations’ fourth annual Clear the Shelters nationwide pet adoption campaign. On Saturday, August 18, the NBC and Telemundo stations’ initiative returns to more than 70 markets in the U.S. and Puerto Rico; hundreds of animal shelters and rescues across the country will waive or reduce their adoption fees to help families adopt a new pet.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s Sunday Fun & Games slate made it the most-watched net for the third week in a row, averaging 4.8 million viewers. CBS’s 60 Minutes was the most-watched program (7.48 million) and Big Brother was tops among A18-49, with a 1.4 rating.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A competitive final round of the British Open on Sunday – with Tiger Woods in the running – helped drive NBC’s to score the Open’s best numbers in 18 years, with a 5.0 overnight rating.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Premios Juventud, Univision’s annual celebration of youth culture, reached 4.6 million Viewers 2+ on Univision and Galavision Sunday night from 8-10:30p, and averaged 1.4 million Total Viewers 2+, 666,000 A18-49, 338,000 A18-34 and 410,000 Persons 12-34.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Eddie Dalva, Viacom Executive Vice President, Content and Program Enterprises, and Bellator MMA, is leaving the company after 33 years to explore new ventures. “His passion, enthusiasm, creativity and strategic and financial acumen in his various positions led to numerous global success stories,” said Kevin Kay, President of Paramount Network, CMT and TV Land in an email to staff.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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