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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 10/25/18)
CW: Legacies (Premiere) at 9pm
DIY: Treehouse Masters (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: The Case That Haunts Me (Premiere) at 10pm
PARAMOUNT: Heathers (Premiere) at 10pm
A&E: Nightwatch Nation (Finale) at 10pm
BRAVO: Welcome To Waverly (Finale) at 10pm
CMT: Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders: Making The Team (Finale) at 10pm

CNN evacuated its headquarters in New York after a suspicious package was discovered in the mailroom. Included in the package was what looked like an explosive device and an envelope of white powder. The incident happened hours after the Secret Service reported intercepting packages meant for former President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, among Democratic leaders. President Donald Trump said the packages were “abhorrent,” adding that threats of act of political violence “have no place in America.” The FBI said it is possible other packages have been mailed, and warned the public to be vigilant.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC News officially named its new streaming network and announced its first programming. NBC News Signal is available digital and social media platforms and will go live with 24/7 original content in mid-2019. Its evening news show, which has yet to be titled, will be hosted by Simone Boyce and air weeknights at 7p. Leading up to midterm elections, Steve Kornacki’s digital show 2018: Race for the House will air at 12p daily, while Katy Tur is set to host a midterms pre-show from 7 to 9p on Election Day, November 6.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In other NBC news, former Today executive producer Jim Bell was named executive in charge and showrunner of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He replaces Mike DiCenzo, who opted to leave the show after 10 years in late night.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, which has given away more than $100 million in total winnings since its syndicated debut in 2002, celebrates milestone, next month, with a series of specialty shows and giveaways. Mickey Mouse makes an appearance to mark his 90th anniversary on Friday, November 2, and from Monday, November 5 through Friday, November 9, Victories for Veterans Week features veteran service members as contestants. The week of November 11, favorite past contestants return, with one of the players randomly selected to get another shot at the $1 million prize.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Orlando Bloom has signed up to read a children’s bedtime story for the BBC. The A-lister, who’s set to star in Amazon’s Carnival Row in 2019, will read We Are Together, written and illustrated by Britta Teckentrup, as part of CBeebies’ Bedtime Story strand on Friday, November 9.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Kacey Musgraves, Pistol Annies and Thomas Rhett were added to the lineup of performers for The 52nd Annual CMA Awards, airing live from Nashville on Wednesday, November 14 at 8p on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC Sports announcer Liam McHugh, esports commentator Alex Mendes and ESPN host Cari Champion join The Titan Games, the athletic competition series hosted and executive produced by Dwayne Johnson. McHugh and Mendez will serve as commentators, while Champion takes on the role of field reporter. Competition revs up Wednesday, January 2 at 8p on NBC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ryan Murphy and the cast of FX’s POSE will be honored by The Trevor Project at the TrevorLIVE LA gala for their commitment to supporting the nonprofit’s mission to provide crisis intervention services and end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning young people. Event takes place on Saturday, December 2 at The Beverly Hilton.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Ryan Seascrest Foundation, the non-profit dedicated to inspiring youth through entertainment and education-focused initiatives, appointed new industry advisors to its executive board. Current celebrity ambassadors Sabrina Carpenter and Charlie Puth will be joined by Allison Kaye (SB Projects), Scott Borchetta (Big Machine Label Group), Nicki Farag (Def Jam), John Ivey (iHeartMedia), Debra O’Connell (WABC-TV) and Gary Spangler (Republic Records).
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS named the six writers selected for its 2018-2019 Writers Mentoring Program. This year’s group consists of Lisa Bao, Rashaan Dozier-Escalante, Aaron Izek, Corey Moore, Christina Pina and Dimitry Pompee. The eight-month mentoring program pairs writers with an executive who helps them develop a new piece of material.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Native American organizations are launching the Stand-N-Vote campaign with a digitally-targeted PSA featuring Shailene Woodley, Mark Ruffalo and native comedian Auntie Beachress and announcing a live concert featuring Dave Matthews and Ruffalo. The PSA video, aimed at Native Americans, urges viewers to vote in the upcoming midterm elections on November 6.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix ordered a ten-episode third season of Atypical. The series, from Sony Pictures Television, is a coming of age story that follows Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum who searches for love and independence.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Gail Berman’s The Jackal Group sold two projects to CBS: The Folks, which Kerry Washington’s Simpson Street is producing, and hybrid To Whom It May Concern. The Folks centers on a momma’s boy who marries daddy’s girl and their parents who can’t let go. To Whom It May Concern follows Evan, who sets out with his group of 20-something friends to accomplish a list of challenges in an effort to turn around his boring life.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform debuts Good Trouble, the spin-off of family drama The Fosters, on Tuesday, January 8. Series stars Maia Mitchell and Cierra Ramirez as Callie and Marianna as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives in Los Angeles.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Smithsonian Channel’s The Lost Tapes returns Sunday, November 25 at 9p. Series transports viewers transports viewers back in time to relive iconic moments in American history from the chaos of the 2002 sniper shootings in Washington, D.C. and tornado outbreak of 1974 to the heroic Apollo 13 mission.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kansas City’s crumbling manors get massive makeovers from home renovator Tamara Day in DIY Network’s Bargain Mansions. Sophomore season bows Wednesday, November 28 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

National Geographic’s Mars returns on Monday, November 12 at 9p, pikcing up nine years after the events of its first season. That same night the net’s Startalk with Neil DeGrasse Tyson bows at 11p. New season kicks off with Tyson’s interview with the late Anthony Bourdain to discuss the science of food.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FOX is airing a MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Showdown on Thursday, November 22 at 8p. The special will follow the net’s Thanksgiving Day football game and feature primetime stars and NFL Hall of Famers. Guests include Terrence Howard, Eric Stonestreet, Alyson Hannigan, Lil Ren Howery and football legends Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith.
(Source: Cynopsis)

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are getting into the holiday spirit with NBC’s A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy, airing Wednesday, November 28 at 10p. Legend will perform songs from his upcoming album, A Legendary Christmas, on the special. The pair will be joined by family and friends, as well as other personalities to be announced at a later date.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Logo premieres documentary TransMilitary on Thursday, November 15 at 8p. The film follows four transgender individuals as they navigate their careers in the U.S. military.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Noah-Gray Cabey (Code Black, Heroes) and Evan Bittencourt (Ideal Home) will recur on Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Instagram has overtaken Snapchat as the most used platform among U.S. teens. A new report by Piper Jaffray found that 85% of the demo uses Instagram at least once a month, edging out the 84% who use Snapchat on a monthly basis. However, 46% of teens nevertheless said they consider Snapchat their favorite platform, while 32% ranked Instagram as number one. The report also noted that teens are embracing streaming video, particularly Google’s YouTube, and spurning linear pay TV services.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel announced its Season 2 premiere date: Wednesday, December 5. Series will pick up following Midge’s (Rachel Brosnahan) triumph at the Gaslight with the fallout from her takedown of Sophie Lennon looming.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel’s 2018 “Fall Harvest” programming event, which featured six new original movie premieres, wrapped up on a high note. The final two movies, Love, Of Course and Good Witch: Tale of Two Hearts, averaged a 2.4 Household rating and 2.4 million Total Viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox Business Network’s debut of Trish Regan Primetime delivered 209,000 Total Viewers, scoring the highest rated week ever for the net in the 8p timeslot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BROADWAY
The Waverly Gallery is opening on Thursday October 25, 2018.
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/waverly-gallery/

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