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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 9/7/18)
NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX: Stand Up To Cancer at 8pm
ABC: 20/20 (Premiere) at 10pm
WE TV: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: The Killer Closer (Finale) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 9/8/18)
DISCOVERY FAMILY: Bake It Like Buddy (Premiere) at 9pm
UNIVERSAL KIDS: Top Chef Junior (Premiere) at 6pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Texas Flip N Move (Finale) at 10pm
HGTV: Mountain Life (Finale) at 11pm and 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 9/9/18)
BET: Black Girls Rock! 2018 (Premiere) at 8pm
FOX: Rel (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: The 2019 Miss America Competition at 9pm
PBS: The Miniaturist On Masterpiece (Premiere) at 9pm
E!: Ashlee + Evan (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: The Deuce (Premiere) at 9pm
LIFETIME: You (Premiere)  at 10pm
LIFETIME MOVIES: You (Premiere) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: Shameless (Premiere) at 9pm
SHOWTIME: Kidding (Premiere) at 10pm
TNT: The Last Ship (Premiere) at 9pm
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Paranormal Survivor (Premiere) at 9pm
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Scariest Night of My Life (Premiere) at 10pm
WEATHER CHANNEL: Weather Gone Viral (Premiere) at 9pm

The controversial Most Popular Film category, added to the Oscars last month, will not be part of the show after all, said the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences yesterday. Acknowledging “a wide range of reactions to the introduction of a new award,” CEO Dawn Hudson said the Academy recognizes “the need for further discussion with our members.” (“The film business passed away today with the announcement of the ‘popular’ film Oscar,” tweeted Rob Lowe on August 8.) 91st Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 24.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO renewed Ballers for season five and Insecure for season four, less than a month after the series’ August 12 season premieres.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Designated Survivor, canceled by ABC after two seasons, was picked up for a 10-episode season three by Netflix. Neal Baer (Law & Order: SVU), who would have stepped in as showrunner had the political drama continued on ABC, will serve in that role for the streamer. An international audience for the show was the driver for Netflix’s interest, said VP of content Bela Bajaria.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS Corp. and controlling shareholder National Amusements are in talks to settle litigation over control of CBS and a possible merger with Viacom. Sources say while discussions heated up Labor Day weekend, an agreement may not be reached ahead of the October 3 trial date. Deadline was first to report the news.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Meanwhile, CNBC reports the CBS board is in exit talks with CEO Les Moonves, a month after The New Yorker ran allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against him. According to CNBC, CBS COO Joe Ianniello, Moonves’s choice for his number two if a Viacom merger went through, could replace Moonves as intermin CEO. Fox Business Network’s Charlie Gasparino reports the CBS board has consulted an executive search firm for a long-term replacement for Moonves.
(Source: Cynopsis)

During his third day of questioning by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh said he will “certainly keep an open mind” about allowing cameras or microphones in the Supreme Court, pointing to audio available from his current court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit. Still, noted Kavanaugh, some Supreme Court Justices who supported media access as lower court judges later “switched their positions” after experiencing the process.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On the move: Discovery, Inc. is relocating its global headquarters to NYC in 2019, but nevertheless signed a lease on a 60,000 sq. ft. space in Silver Spring, MD. Its new Maryland Network Hub will house select network and support functions. “Discovery was founded in Maryland and since 1991 has been part of the Montgomery County community, so the decision to move the global headquarters is one that was not made lightly,” said David Leavy, Chief Corporate Operations and Communications Officer.  “We are excited to be able to keep a presence in Silver Spring to continue to support and draw from the robust Maryland and DC-area production community that has developed alongside Discovery over the past 35 years.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

TEGNA’s Daily Blast LIVE added new hosts Beau Davidson, Stefanie Jones and Brandon London to the daily news and entertainment program. DBL has also picked up a new TEGNA station, KFMB in San Diego, along with 14 additional non-TEGNA markets, including WMUR in Boston, WMYD in Detroit, WMAR in Baltimore, WRTV in Indianapolis, KMCI in Kansas City, WTMJ in Milwaukee and WWBT in Richmond. Beginning Sept. 10, DBL will be available in a total of 50 markets.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Following an investigation into allegations of harassment and inappropriate behavior against Morgan Freeman, SAG-AFTRA said it is “taking no action” regarding the Lifetime Achievement Award it bestowed upon Freeman at this year’s SAG Awards. SAG-AFTRA had said depending on the outcome of the investigation, it was considering “corrective actions.” Nat Geo recently resumed production on Freeman’s The Story of God, which it had suspended while it conducted its own investigation that  “revealed no incidents of concern during any of our work with Mr. Freeman.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform ordered the pilot for a reimagining of 1994-2000 family drama Party of Five, following five children as they struggle after their parents are deported to Mexico. Amy Lippman and Christopher Keyser reunite to produce with Rodrigo Garcia, Michal Zebede and Sony Pictures Television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney Channel ordered father/daughter comedy series Sydney to the Max, scheduled for an early 2019 launch. Mark Reisman (Frasier) is creator, writer, EP and showrunner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Family entertainment network BYUtv announced three original unscripted shows in production: family cooking competition Dinner Takes All, half-hour musical improv comedy show Show Offs and multi-generational family game show Battle of the Ages. All are set to air in ealy 2019. In other BYUtv news, Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson will host the season 9 premiere of Studio C, airing Monday, September 10 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Queer Eye alums Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia team for new Bravo series Get a Room with Carson & Thom. Home design show premieres Friday, October 19 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Boyz II Men vocalist Nathan Morris turns from music to house flipping in DIY’s Hit Properties with Nathan Morris, launching Saturday, October 6 at 10:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season nine of CBS’s The Talk debuts Monday, September 10 at 2p. Along with celeb guests during premiere week will be viewers who won a trip to LA for “The Talk’s Table Takeover” contest.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In a special episode of Discovery’s Battle Tested airing tonight at 10p, Mike Glover and Kurt Hohan push an electric bike to the limits – like dropping it out of a plane.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Talk show Pickler & Ben is back for season two on Monday, September 17 in 175 markets, versus 30 markets in season one.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CuriosityStream three-part streaming event Age of Big Cats tracks today’s carnivores as well as looking at prehistoric predators starting Wednesday, September 19 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New kids’ series Go Away Unicorn! debuts in Canada on Friday, September 7 at 4p on Corus Entertainment’s YTV. The show will premiere on Disney Channels worldwide, including the US, in early 2019.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wonderama, an update of the classic kids show, kicks off season three on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9 (check local listings).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery’s Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman premieres new episodes Monday, September 24 at 9p, with the custom car builder taking on new challenges, including rally racing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Viewers of tonight’s sixth annual Stand Up to Cancer event will be able to donate through their smart TVs while the program is live. One-hour fundraising event will be simulcast on over 50 broadcast and cable nets across the U.S. and Canada at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BBC America will air a 13-day marathon of Doctor Who starting Tuesday, September 25 at 6a, including every episode from the first ten seasons of the reboot. Stunt culminates with the global debut on Sunday, October 7 of new Doctor Jodie Whittaker.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Marking the passing of Burt Reynolds yesterday, Antenna TV has swapped its planned episodes of Johnny Carson, airing nightly at 11:30, to those featuring Carson’s frequent guest.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ryan Michelle Bathe (Empire) landed a lead role in Paramount Network’s upcoming First Wives Club, based on the 1996 film, reports Deadline….UK drama Queens of Mystery, set to air on Acorn TV, has cast Olivia Vinall (The Woman in White), Julie Graham (The Bletchley Circle); Sarah Woodward (The Politician’s Husband); Siobhan Redmond (Alfresco ); Andrew Leung (Doctor Who); Rebecca Grant (Doctors); Michael Elcock; and Martin Trenaman (The Inbetweeners). Filming begins September 10….Sophia Bush (Chicago PD) is onboard CBS spy thriller project  Surveillance.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee launched the live mobile app, This Is Not a Game: The Game, that Bee talked about during Turner’s Upfront. The offshoot of Bee’s talker is similar to HQ Trivia, but is focused on politics and has no host.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Over 25% of U.S. Facebook users claim they’ve deleted the app from their phones over the past year, according to a poll by the Pew Research Center, and 54% have changed their privacy settings. Among users age 18-49, the number of Facebook deleters rises to 44%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Last week’s episode of Bravo’s Real Housewives of Orange County was the most-watched episode of the season to date, delivering 1.4 million P18-49 (up 9% versus the week prior) and 2.6 million total viewers (up 4%). The net’s Million Dollar Listing NY was the most-watched season to date among total viewers, with 1.3 million (up 3%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

The U.S. television premiere on Cinelatino of box office hit Ladrones on Sunday, September 2, was the highest-rated Spanish-language cable program during the 11p timeslot among A18-49, reports the net. Cinelatino premiered the film with back-to-back showings at 9p and 11p, followed by a third airing the next day. Among A18-49, the 9p premiere delivered 70,000 viewers, with an additional 42,000 for the 11p showing and 58,000 on Monday, for a cumulative audience of 170,000.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Burt Reynolds died September 6 after of cardiac arrest. He was 82. In addition to films like Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit, Reynolds’ numerous TV roles including starring in Dan August and Evening Shade.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Peppermint – Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz, Juan Pablo Raba, Annie Ilonzeh, Jeff Hephner, Cailey Fleming, Eddie Shin
The Nun – Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons, Ingrid Bisu, Charlotte Jope, Sandra Teles, Maria Obretin
God Bless The Broken Road – Jordin Sparks, Lindsay Pulsipher, Adam Agee, Kim Delaney, Makenzie Moss, Andrew W. Walker, Arthur Cartwright, Gary Grubbs

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 $187 million

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

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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $114 million. 

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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