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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 10/11/18)
CW: Supernatural (Premiere) at 8pm
DIY: Best House on the Block (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Flip or Flop Atlanta (Premiere) at 9pm
HISTORY: The Return of Shelby The Swamp Man (Premiere) at 10pm
MTV: How Far is Tattoo Far? (Premiere) at 9pm
SCIENCE CHANNEL: Engineering Catastrophes (Premiere) at 9pm
SCIENCE CHANNEL: Mega Machines: Sea Giants (Premiere) at 10pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Lakefront Bargain Hunt (Finale) at 9pm and 9:30pm

Freshman The Resident landed a full-season order from Fox. The medical drama held its own on Tuesday against the American Music Awards and Yankees/Red Sox ALDS,delivering a healthy 7.1 million viewers and a 1.4 rating among A18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Joe Giudice, serving a 41-month prison sentence for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud, has been ordered deported back to his native Italy when his jail time is over. His release is set for 2019; RHONJ is back for season nine Wednesday, November 7 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Supermodel Karlie Kloss has been named host and Christian Siriano will mentor on Bravo’s Project Runway reboot, premiering in 2019. Kloss will also serve as exec producer. Elle EOC Nina Garcia will return to the series, joined by fashion designer Brandon Maxwell and journalist Elaine Weltroth as judges.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox gave a push pilot commitment to Kung Fu, from Albert Kim (Sleepy Hollow), Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television. The project is a sequel to the 1972-1975 series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime ordered a second season of Kidding, starring Jim Carrey. “Kidding has established itself as one of the most endearing and inventive shows on television,” said Gary Levine, president of programming, Showtime Networks. “I feel like I have been watching Mr. Pickles my whole life.” Season one airs Sundays at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix renewed Ozark for season three. Season two of the drama starring director/exec producer Jason Bateman and Laura Linney dropped last month.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TBS ordered comedy game show Misery Index, inspired by the card game Sh*t Happens. Comedy Troupe The Tenderloins, creators and stars of truTV’s Impractical Jokers, will offer comic relief as contestants compete to rank life events like getting fired or sexting your grandfather. Series isdeveloped by comedy writer Andy Breckman (Monk), along with Ben & Dan Newmark of Grandma’s House Entertainment, and exec produced by Breckman, the Newmarks, Adam Bold of Grandma’s House Entertainment, Howard Klein of 3 Arts Entertainment, and Rob Anderson, who will serve as showrunner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery’s Street Outlaws: Memphis has its two-hour season premiere on Monday, October 22 at 9p, with a team of Memphis racers gearing up to compete against the best in the country.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV’s WOW – Women of Wrestling steps into the ring on Friday, January 18. The series will feature bouts “with the theatrical flair of a blockbuster concert mixed with the hard-hitting action fans have come to expect.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBCU Cable Entertainment subscription service Bluprint launched the latest installment of its digital cooking series in partnership with Today Food. Each episode of Weeknight Cooking features two recipes, with help from restaurateur Curtis Stone and NBC weather anchor Dylan Dreyer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

T-Pain’s School of Business, following the rapper as he explores innovative start-ups by millennial entrepreneurs, debuts Tuesday, October 16 at 11p on Fuse.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of Food Network’s Girl Meets Farm, offering a new spin on comfort food, launches Sunday, November 11 at 11a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon’s Patriot is back for season two on Friday, November 9. Hour-long comedy focuses on a U.S. intelligence officer played by Michael Dorman.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UPtv is celebrating Christmas with 55 days of cheery holiday programming, including seven holiday features, and a “GilMORE the Merrier” Gilmore Girls binge-a-thon hosted by Scott Patterson (Luke) from Monday, November 19 at 3p through Sunday, November 25 at midnight. Movies kick off with The Christmas Switch on Sunday, November 4 at 7p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

First up as guests on ABC’s The Alec Baldwin Show premiering Sunday, October 14 at 10p: Robert De Niro and Empire’s Taraji P. Henson. The following week, Kim Kardashian West will have the hour to herself.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform’s new “Kickoff to Christmas” event starts Thursday, November 1 at 5p with the film, Christmas with the Kranks. Month-long stunt will include the premiere of original film The Truth About Christmas on Sunday, November 25 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Sentence, a filmmaker’s account of the aftermath of his sister’s 15-year prison sentence for crimes committed by her late boyfriend, airs on HBO Monday, October 15.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Snapchat announced the launch of Snap Originals and the debut of serialized Shows, including a slate of exclusive scripted Shows and docuseries. Thefirst slate of Snap Originals includes Co-Ed, a new comedy from the Duplass Brothers; mystery thriller Class of Lies; and Endless Summer, a docuseries following rising stars in Laguna Beach, from Bunim/Murray (Keeping Up with the Kardashians).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Viacom Digital Studios is launching a dedicated Jersey Shore channel on Thursday, October 18, anchored by original digital series starring the MTV reality franchise’s cast and friends, show clips and behind-the-scenes moments. First up: Cooking in the Crib with Snooki & Joey.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon is bringing its Screen Up AR app to a special re-broadcast of Henry Danger, “Danger Things,” an homage to Stranger Things. Kids will be able to interact with the show’s star, using their screen to participate in live votes, polls, GIFS and more. Three specific AR moments take place during the airing on Saturday, October 13 at 8:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

LucasFilm’s ILMxLAB announced the release of an AR experience, “Star Wars: Project Porg.” Users feed and play with Porgs, free of charge on the Magic Leap One headset starting in December. The news was announced at Magic Leap’s L.E.A.P. developer conference on Wednesday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Helen Hunt (Mad About You) will star in BBC One World War II drama World on Fire….Michael Kenneth Williams (The Wire) landed a lead role in HBO’s upcoming drama Lovecraft Country….Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) will guest on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy as a possible love interest for Meredith….James Cromwell (L.A. Confidential) will recur in a guest role on Epix’s Berlin Station, debuting Monday, December 3 at 9p….SNL alum Finesse Mitchell joined ABC’s The Middle spin-off pilot in a series regular role.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Veteran game show contestant Alfonso Ribeiro (Fresh Prince of Bel Air) will host UK trivia game show pilot Money Tree.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Surge Licensing struck a deal with Scholastic that expands Feisty Pets from its YouTube series and toy line into chapter books, collectors’ guide books, graphic novels and activity and novelty books. The first two titles, Get Feisty! and Official Feisty Pets Handbook, will be published in March 2019.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Two weeks into the broadcast season (September 23-October 7), NBC has an average 7.69 million viewers and 1.9 rating/8 share among A18-49, versus CBS with 7.61 million/1.7/6, Fox with 5.68 million/2.1/7 and ABC with 5.1 million 1.0/5, per Nielsen. According to MoffattNathanson Research, from September 24-30, in A18-49 primetime viewership, Thursday Night Football home Fox was up 36% versus year-ago, NBC dipped 6%, ABC was down 10% and Thursday Night Football-less CBS dropped 21%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In a move from Sunday to Tuesday, ABC’s American Music Awards hit a low 1.8 rating among A18-49 and 6.5 million viewers, down 25% in the demo and 29% in viewers versus last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The week ending October 5, CBS’s The Late Show averaged 3.18 million viewers, up +5% versus the same week last year, to top the late night field.
(Source: Cynopsis)

EstrellaTV announced that it ranks as the #3 Hispanic television network among A18-34, A18-49 and A25-54, and was the only Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S. that experienced growth in the demos during Prime Time, as compared to same period in 2017, based on M-F 8p-11p for September 2018.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Katz Networks Bounce, EscapeGrit and Laff all increased viewership in the 3Q18 ratings period: Bounce grew in Primetime in Household delivery (210,000, +1%) and in the delivery of Persons 18-49 (+2%) versus 2Q18; Escape posted Primetime growth for the quarter of +17% in HHs (145,000), and +11% in P2+ (165,000) versus the third quarter of last year; Grit showed year-over-year gains in HHs (+12%, 263,000), and +7% in Total Viewers (302,000); and Laff
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rose +47% in HHs (187,000), and +50% in Total Viewers (238,000).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actress Peggy McCay died October 8. She was 90. McKay was best known to TV audiences for her role on Days of Our Lives spanning 35 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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