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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 8/31/18)
DISCOVERY: Deadliest Catch (Premiere) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 9/1/18)
ANIMAL PLANET: My Cat From Hell (Premiere) at 8pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Warriors and Wolves (Premiere) at 10pm

(SUNDAY 9/2/18)
AXS TV: The X Factor UK (Premiere) at 8pm
BRAVO: Married To Medicine (Premiere) at 8pm
HGTV: Caribbean Life (Premiere) at 9pm and 9:30pm
FOX NEWS: OBJECTified (Finale) at 8pm
WEATHER CHANNEL: SOS: How To Survive (Finale) at 8pm

Not so fast, said Viacom of the proposed settlement between The Weinstein Co., its buyer, Lantern Entertainment, and Netflix. Viacom had provided the $9 million Weinstein needed to finish production of Scream, on the condition it received proceeds from Netflix’s international distribution of the series. But an agreement between Lantern and Netflix released the streamer from its obligation to accept delivery of certain shows, including Scream. “The net result is a huge windfall for Lantern at the expense of Viacom, the debtors’ estates and unsecured creditors,” argued Viacom attorneys, saying the company it wasn’t told about key assets of the deal that directly affect it.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Department of Justice’s antitrust division informed Comcast Corp. this month that while antitrust restrictions placed on the company after its acquisition of NBCUniversal seven years ago are set to expire, DOJ oversight aimed at protecting emerging the online video market is not going to end. “The department retains jurisdiction to enforce the antitrust laws and takes its obligations seriously,” said Makan Delrahim, head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division, in a letter. “We would appreciate your cooperation in keeping us informed by providing the department with any plans you may have to change your policies or practices involving video programming and distribution.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sony Pictures Television laid off staffers in its programming, distribution and home entertainment divisions this week, the latest in a series of cuts this year. Sony Pictures TV chairman Mike Hopkins warned in June that a company reorganization would mean “some difficult decisions.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s Shameless is losing a long-time cast member. “We were saddened when Emmy Rossum let us know that the upcoming ninth season of Shameless would be her last,” said Showtime Networks president of programming Gary Levine. “But we are filled with an overwhelming sense of joy and gratitude for Emmy’s inspired work on our series, of course in front of the camera but also behind it.” Wrote Rossum on Facebook, “Try not to think of me as being gone, just think of me as moving down the block.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

A new DGA study found “encouraging” gains in diversity among first-time episodic TV directors, with 41% women and 31% minorities in the 2017-18 season. The year before, the numbers were 33% and 27%, respectively.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Star Trek will be recognized with the Governors Award at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 8. “Not only have all the franchises promoted inclusiveness and acceptance of all people, and inspired creative thought about space exploration and our future, but the technical innovations sparked by the franchise are incredibly significant to the evolution of television production, and also to the communication and computer tools we use in our daily life,” said Mark Spatny, Governors Award Committee chair.
(Source: Cynopsis)

National Amusements asked a Delaware Chancery Court judge to force CBS Corp. to provide more documents related to the governance of CBS during the past two years, arguing that documents marked privileged were heavily redacted, but did not qualify as privileged. The motion is part of the lawsuit over control of CBS that is headed to trial on October 3.
(Source: Cynopsis)

YouTube has given a pilot order to half-hour comedy It’s a Man’s World (working title), written by Theresa Rebeck (Smash), to be produced by Assembly Entertainment in association with ITV Studios America. The pilot will be executive produced by Assembly Entertainment CEO Christina Wayne (I’m Dying Up Here) and Rebeck; Jill Greenberg is the co-executive producer. Original script was written by Heidi Schreck (Billions). Production begins in the fall.
(Source: Cynopsis)

History documentary Watergate will have a theatrical release October 12 in New York and LA, before airing on TV Friday-Sunday, November 2-4. “This special event series provides the most comprehensive look at the investigation, featuring many of the heroes and villains who played prominent roles in the scandal whose repercussions are still being felt today,” said Eli Lehrer, EVP and GM of History. Mid-term election date Tuesday, November 6.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix is premiering Chinese drama The Rise of the Phoenixes on Friday, September 14, globally. 70-episode series is loosely based on the novel Huang Quan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ID has a killer September in store, with the premieres of new series What Lies Beneath (Wednesday, September 5 at 9p), To Catch a Killer (Thursday, September 13 at 10p), and In Plain Sight (Friday, September 14 at 10p). Deadly Women is back for more mayhem Friday, September 14 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

EstrellaTV talker Noches Con Platanito is back for season five on Tuesday, September 4, at 9p, featuring interviews, musical performances, games and comedy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tracey Ullman’s Show returns for season three on HBO on Friday, September 28, a week after its premiere at the Tribeca TV festival.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of AT&T Audience comedy Loudermilk debuts Tuesday, October 16 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC and Litton Entertainment unveiled the net’s “The More You Know” Saturday morning programming block, launching October 6 with two new and three returning series.  Consumer 101 and Vets Saving Pets are set to make their debut alongside The Voyager with Josh Garcia, Naturally, Danny Seo and The Champion Within.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wolves and Warriors, following U.S. Navy veteran Matt Simmons and Dr. Lorin Lindner, the husband-and-wife team that run Lockwood Animal Rescue Center (LARC), a private sanctuary that rescues wolves and wolf-dog hybrids and pairs them with combat veterans working to overcome the traumas of war, debuts Saturday, September 1 at 10p on Animal Planet. What can viewers expect? “Through LARC and the Warriors and Wolves program, Matt and Lorin have created an inspiring and incredibly unique example of the many ways in which human beings and animals can learn from one another, and at times, help each other heal,” EP Shawn Witt, co-president of Leftfield Pictures, tells Cynopsis. “The series has something for every member of the family – from the rescued wolves, to intimate portraits of the combat veterans employed at LARC, high risk animal rescues and uplifting stories of companionship. Animal Planet is known for its programming that highlights the powerful relationships that exist between animals and people.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS can’t wait for you to feel good. The net is offering advance digital access to the premiere episode of new series God Friended Me across the CBS app, CBS All Access, CBS.com, Facebook Premieres, Twitter, Instagram’s IGTV and multiple EST platforms, beginning today at 2p. “This is a show that deserves advance exposure. Once people see God Friended Me, they respond to its positive and life-affirming values,” said George Schweitzer, president, CBS Marketing Group. “Our marketing strategy is to get it previewed a full month early – free and uninterrupted – so viewers can sample it for themselves and help spread the word.” Series makes its linear debut Sunday, September 30 at 8:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Justice Network is running a Labor Day Murder Mystery binge on Monday, September 3 from 9p-midnight. Shows include Pretty Bad Girls, Poisoned Passions and Most Evil.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season two finale of Fox NewsOBJECTified will feature Charlie’s Angels alum Jaclyn Smith, on Sunday September 2 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Special editions of ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise offers twists and turns like a fan-fave engagement when couples from seasons past come back to the beach where it all began on Monday, September 3 and Tuesday, September 4.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jimmi Simpson (Westworld) will star opposite Ben Kingsley as a young grafter in Epix drama Our Lady, LTD.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple set a date for its next iPhone event: September 12. An invite said the event will take place at the Steve Jobs Theater on Apple’s new campus in Cupertino, CA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

DC Universe Digital Subscription Service launches Saturday, September 15, on “Batman Day.” The service’s original series Titans drops October 12, after its October 3 debut at Comic-Con, and will air weekly on the platform.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Stand Up To Cancer is producing its #Up2Us: Stand Up To Cancer | The Digital Live Show,as a one-hour standalone digital event from 4p-5p, one hour before the 6th biennial telecast on Friday, September 7. The Digital Live show will be co-hosted by longtime Stand Up 2 Cancer supporter Max Greenfield, Tyler Posey, who lost his mother to breast cancer in 2014, and Brenda Song, who lost her grandfather to cancer and whose mother is a three-time breast cancer survivor. Additionally, the digital show will feature stars and influencers like Uzo Aduba, Katie Couric, Ken Jeong, Olivia Holt, Candice Patton, Maddie Ziegler, Liza Koshy, Rhett + Link and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Overnight ratings for the first three days of U.S. Open tennis on ESPN were up 20% from last year, to .6. Wednesday’s matches peaked with a 1.3 rating from 8:30p-9:15p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Katz networks posted August gains: Bounce had its third consecutive month of growth in Primetime in Household delivery (218,000, +3%) and among P18-49 (+5%); Laff grew audience for the third consecutive month in August, with Primetime viewership gains of +55% in Households (202,000), +55% in P2+ (255,000); Escape also posted its third consecutive month of growth in Prime among Households (+27%, 151,000) and Total Viewers (+21%, 170,000); and Grit grew year-over-year in Households (261,000, +11%) and Total Viewers (294,000, +4%) in Primetime.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Operation Finale – Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Melanie Laurent, Lior Raz, Nick Kroll, Michael Aronov, Ohad Knoller, Greg Hill
Kin – Jack Reynor, Zoe Kravitz, Carrie Coon, Dennis Quaid, James Franco, Myles Truitt, Mark O’Brien, Ian Matthews

NYC STREET FAIRS – MANHATTAN
https://www.clearviewfestival.com/events/
http://nycstreetfairs.com/schedule-of-festivals/
https://socialeyesnyc.com/manhattan/

NYC STREET FAIRS – BROOKLYN, QUEENS, BRONX, AND STATEN ISLAND
https://socialeyesnyc.com/manhattan/nyc-street-fairs-festivals-parades/

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $152 million

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

NYLottery.NY.gov

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $90 million. 

Powerball is played in 43 states.

NYLottery.NY.gov

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