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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 10/2/18)
ASPIRE: Butter + Brown (Premiere) at 8pm
BRAVO: Below Deck (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY: Trans Am (Premiere) at 10pm
GOLF CHANNEL: Driver vs. Driver (Premiere) at 9pm
SCIENCE CHANNEL: Mysteries of the Abandoned (Premiere) at 9pm
SCIENCE CHANNEL: Unearthed (Premiere) at 10pm
CW: The Outpost (Finale) at 9pm
ID: Murder By Numbers (Finale) at 9pm
ID: The Devil Speaks (Finale) at 10pm
TBS: Wrecked (Finale) at 10:30pm
TLC: Outdaughtered (Finale) at 8pm

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislature that restores open-Internet rules in his state, forbidding Internet providers from blocking legal websites, slowing Internet traffic or charging for faster service. The Justice Department responded with a suit, arguing that states don’t regulate interstate commerce, the government does. “Once again the California legislature has enacted an extreme and illegal state law attempting to frustrate federal policy,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The Writers Guild of America, on the other hand, applauded Brown’s move, for “once again proving that if our federal government fails to protect its citizens, California will step in and lead the way.”
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Gary Newman is in final negotiations with 21st Century Fox to remain with “New Fox” after the company’s deal with Disney is finalized. Disney will acquire assets including 20th Century Fox Television, which Newman, as co-head of Fox Television Group, oversees with Dana Walden. Walden is expected to jump to Disney’s linear TV division.
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FX renewed Mayans M.C. for a second season. Through the first three episodes, the Kurt Sutter biker drama is the most-watched program in primetime on Tuesdays, including broadcast, among M18-49 and M18-34 in Live+7, and is averaging 8.2 million viewers per episode across platforms.
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CBS’s The Late Show will broadcast live on midterm election night, Tuesday, November 6. It’s the 18th time the late nighter has broadcast live – most recently after President Trump’s January 30 State of the Union address.
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Did The Talk host Sharon Osbourne talk too much? Osbourne, set to appear on the live shows of the UK version of The X Factor, has stepped down. Osbourne’s exit comes after she called contestant’s “little s—s” and asked, “Is this f—ing karaoke?” in an interview with Howard Stern, but Osbourne said the decision came because didn’t think she was needed.  “After watching the new season The X Factor unfold, I’ve seen the new judges finding their rhythm and are doing brilliantly,” said Osbourne. “I would honestly feel odd coming in at this point.” Osbourne has appeared on The X Factor on and off since 2004.
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Jemele Hil, who left ESPN in January after two suspensions for political tweets, has joined The Atlantic as a staff writer for the magazine and TheAtlantic.com. “You can’t talk about sports without talking about race, class, gender and politics,” said Hill. “I want to explore the complications and discomforts with a publication that has a long history of supporting this kind of work.”
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In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the anniversary of the #MeToo hashtag going viral last October, Lifetime has re-launched its public affairs campaign, “Stop Violence Against Women.” Under the initiative, supporting upcoming programming, the net will roll out a PSA featuring survivors of sexual abuse.
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“There is a direct correlation between the people America sees and the stories being heard in film and on TV, and the outcomes of the hard fought policy battles happening here in Washington, D.C.,” said Fuse Media president and CEO Michael Schwimmer In his opening remarks for a Washington, DC, screening around documentary Indivisible. The event was hosted by Fuse Media, UnidosUS and the NAACP. Fuse Media has also announced the launch of Fuse Films, an independent film initiative that, similar to its Fuse Docs series, will look to showcase emerging artists and content creators of color, and share stories that inspire action.
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USA picked up crime drama Queen of the South for season four. Natalie Chaidez is stepping down as EP/showrunner to develop projects at Fox 21 Television Studios, where she has an overall deal; she’ll be replaced by Dailyn Rodruguez, who had been co-exec producer, and supervising producer Ben Lobato.
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Netflix has its first Mandarin-language original, Nowhere Man, about Taiwanese gangsters and a jailbreak, set to start shooting this week. Meanwhile, eight-part mystery drama High Seas is headed to Spain in 2019.
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Season two of Nat Geo’s Mars has a launch date: Monday, November 12 at 9p. The hybrid six-episode arc alternates between scripted drama and documentary sequences to predict what life will be like on the Red Planet in 2042.
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As part of its co-production partnership with the BBC, PBS’s AutumnWatch – New England will air Wednesday-Thursday, October 17-18 at 8p, and Friday, October 19 at 8:30p. Similar in format to PBS’ previous Big Blue Live and Wild Alaska Live, the new series will include a mix of live feeds and pre-taped footage but this time around will focus on cultural traditions and historical sites in addition to local wildlife.
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Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta is back for season eleven on Sunday, November 4 at 8p. Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, NeNe Leakes and Porsha Williams will be joined by four new housewives.
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Anthology series Room 104 returns to HBO for season two on Friday, November 9 at 11p. Set in a room at a chain motel, show tells the stories of the assorted characters who pass through.
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The brood moves to a new house when TLC’s 7 Little Johnstons returns for season four on Tuesday, October 30 at 8p, only to discover appearances can be deceiving.
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Acorn TV movie Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham premieres Monday, November 19. It’s the streaming service’s first sole commission.
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Panic! At the Disco will pay tribute to Queen with a performance of “Bohemian Rhapsody” at the 2018 American Music Awards, airing Tuesday, October 9 at 8p on ABC. Rami Malek, Joe Mazzello and Gwilym Lee, stars of upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, will introduce the group.
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Ten-year Facebook vet Adam Mosseri has been appointed head of Instagram. He succeeds co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, who resigned last week – and appear to approve of their replacement. “We are thrilled to hand over the reins to a product leader with a strong design background and a focus on craft and simplicity,” said the departed duo.
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Netflix is going interactive, developing specials that will let viewers choose the next storyline in a series or movie, reports Bloomberg – including on an upcoming episode of Black Mirror. The streamer has already released some choose-your-own-adventure episodes in animated kids’ programs.
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Google announced game streaming service Project Stream, a “technical test” to address issues like graphic degradation and buffering. Google is partnering with Ubisoft to to stream Assassin’s Creed Odyssey to a test group of users.
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Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations podcast will feature a special presentation of Suze Orman at The Apollo: Women and Money on podcast platforms, including Apple, beginning tomorrow. The second part of the podcast will be available beginning Monday, October 8. OWN premiered the TV version last night.
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Ann-Margret has joined the season two cast of Syfy’s Happy!, in the recurring role of a former stage and screen star….Emmy winner Merritt Wever (Godless) is onboard HBO comedy pilot Run, as a woman who ditches her humdrum life to reinvent herself.
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CBS’s God Friended Me started its run with a 1.4 rating among A18-49 and 10.4 million viewers, even in the demo with last year’s time slot entry, Wisdom of the Crowd, and up in viewers.
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The returns of Fox’s Empire and Star delivered their most-watched episodes since their Spring premieres last season. In Live+3, Empire scored 7.62 million viewers and 2.5/11 among A18-49, while Star delivered 5.66 million and a 1.8/8 rating.
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This fiscal year, BET is claiming bragging rights as the number one cable entertainment network in growth Y-o-Y for the 2017-2018 season among A18-49, according to Nielsen Live+SD data, and #1 in growth Y-o-Y on cable and broadcast among W18-34 demo this season.
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Sunday night’s Liga MX matchup on Univision between Guadalajara and Club America averaged 1.7 million total ziewers 2+ and 876,000 A18-49, making it the second most-watched regular-season club soccer match on TV this calendar year. Immediately following the match, Nuestra Belleza Latina, in a special 9p airing, averaged 1.6 million viewers, 669,000 A18-49, 275,000 A18-34 and 351,000 P12-34.
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