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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 8/7/18)
ABC: Bachelor in Paradise (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: Castaways (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cleveland Browns (Premiere) at 10pm
TBS: Wrecked (Premiere) at 10pm
WGN AMERICA: Carter (Premiere) at 10pm
CW: The 100 (Finale) at 8pm
FREEFORM: The Bold Type (Finale) at 8pm
HGTV: Hidden Potential (Finale) at 10pm
SYFY: Face Off (Finale) at 9pm

Luis Silberwasser is leaving Telemundo Networks after serving as president for four years. “As I now embark on new content-making ventures, I will always look forward to seeing the Telemundo brand continue its tremendous growth,”  said Silberwasser, who will stay through October 1 to help with the transition.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It was The CW’s turn to take the stage at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, and net president Mark Pedowitz confirmed Greg Berlanti is in early stages of development for a lesbian Batwoman series for 2019; the character will be introduced in a DC crossover event in December….To the inevitable questions about sexual harassment allegations at corporate cousin CBS, Pedowitz said CW is “a different place, different culture, different world.” As for diversity, the exec noted that 12 of 17 programs are exec produced by women or people of color….Don’t compare upcoming high school football drama All American to another high school drama, said writer/EP April Blair. “What makes this different is it’s a tale of two cities, unlike The O.C., where he left and never went back to Chino. We go back every week.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

At CW’s executive session it was revealed that Ana Brenda Contreras will play the “real” Cristal Flores on season two of Dynasty, following the exit of Cristal #1, Nathalie Kelley. What’s behind the character switch? “It’s a wild soap, these are the things you do on a soap,” said Pedowitz, who confessed of Kelley going public with her departure in June, “We were a little surprised she spoiled the surprise.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

TruTV canceled The Chris Gethard Show after 26 episodes, but don’t color Gethard surprised. “Some executives from truTV sat me down a few weeks after this most recent batch of episodes and said, ‘We’re getting the sense from your final speech, and from some of our behind the scenes conversations, that you might be done with this project,’” wrote Gethard on Facebook. “I told them they were right.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Television Academy has extended its contract with ABCCBSFox and NBC to air the Primetime Emmy Awards through 2026. The nets will continue to rotate; Fox kicks off the contract with the 2019 show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SheKnows Media’s 14th#BlogHer Creators Summit will include a fireside chat with Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black), on the work Time’s Up is doing to create a safe and fair work environment. Summit takes place August 8-9 in NYC at The Seaport’s Pier 17.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On Saturday, September 1 at 6p, WGN America will air All In: Zero Hour, a live pre-show to a wrestling PPV special.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jovan Adepo (The Leftovers), Jordi Molla (Genius), and Cristina Umana and Francisco Denis (Narcos) have boarded the season two cast of upcoming Amazon drama Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan as series regulars….Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect) will play a “reimagined” version of Greg, originated by Santino Fontana, in the fourth and final season of CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend….Danny Nucci (The Fosters) will recur on ABC’s upcoming The Rookie.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount Network’s Yellowstone delivered a series high rating in Live+3 for episode six, with a 1.3 among A18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Several of Discovery’s U.S. Networks broke records in July 2018, and the portfolio earned three of the top five slots for W25-54 prime delivery in ad-supported cable for the month – TLC #1, HGTV #4, and ID #5. Driven by one of its strongest Shark Weeks ever, Discovery Channel finished the month ahead of last July across all 25-54, 18-49, and 18-34 demos, with growth across six nights of the week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Other company highlights include: HGTV finished July ranked as the #3 cable network among W25-54 and #8 among A25-54 in Prime; Food Network delivered double-digit A25-54 rating growth in July, ranking it as the #7 cable net among W25-54 and #4 among upscale W25-54; TLC had its best July performance ever, ranking as the #1 cable network in Prime among W25-54; July 2018 was ID’s best July ever in Prime across all key demos – P2+, HH, P/W/M 25-54, P/W/M 18-49; and OWN had its highest-rated month in the Daytime daypart (.17 W25-54), up +42% over last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It was Animal Planet’s second consecutive month of year-over-year Prime growth among A25-54 and W25-54. The network broke into ad-supported cable’s top 10 on Saturdays among women (#7), and Travel Channel produced its highest-rated July ever for A25-54 and M25-54 viewers, posting 16% gains over last July. In Prime and Total Day, July 2018 became Velocity’s most-watched July in network history, and marked the net’s 20th consecutive month of year-over-year Prime delivery growth among A25-54 and P/M18+. It was Science Channel’s highest-rated July among P/M/W25-54 and P2+, making the sixth month this year the net has set A25-54 monthly ratings records. And DIY Network recorded its highest-rated ever July among A25-54 and M25-54 during Prime.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of Globo telenovela O Tempo Nao Para (Time does not Stop, in a loose translation) reached 40.8 million Brazilian viewers and a share of 46% – the best result for a first chapter in the slot since 2013.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Charlotte Rae, best known to TV audiences for playing Mrs. Garrett on Diff’rent Strokes and Facts of Life, died August 5. She was age 92. Rae was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2011, and last year revealed she had bone cancer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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