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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 11/29/18)
DIY: Tiny Paradise (Premiere) at 9pm
NBC: LEGO Jurassic World: The Secret Exhibit (Premiere) at 8pm

CBS is debuting new series Fam and returning Man With a Plan as part of its winter 2019 comedy-driven schedule moves. Starring Nina Dobrev and Tone Bell, Fam, debuting Thursday, January 10 at 9:30p, follows a woman whose vision of a perfect life with her fiance and his parents shatters when her 16-year-old half-sister unexpectedly comes to live with her. Man With a Plan will return for its third season Monday, February 4, at 8:30p, after Happy Together completes its season run.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A bidding war is surely in the offing. Margaret Atwood’s new tome The Testament, a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, will be released next September 10, and the author promises “almost everything” will be revealed readers have been clamoring to know since the release of the 1985 dystopian novel. About The Testament, which is not connected to Hulu’s treatment of Handmaid’s, Atwood said in a statement, “Dear Readers, Everything you’ve ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we’ve been living in.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Music artist Bobby Brown filed a $2 million lawsuit in NY District Court against Showtime and the BBC, claiming the 2017 documentary Whitney: Can I Be Me used more than 30 minutes of footage of him and his children without his consent. The lawsuit also names production companies Passion Pictures Corp., B2 Entertainment and Simmons Shelley Entertainment and their principals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A reunion special featuring Game of Thrones cast members will be included exclusively in an HBO DVD boxed set featuring the complete seasons 1-8 that’s slated to drop next year. The special was filmed earlier this year in Northern Ireland and hosted by Conan O’Brien.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix ordered UK/Swedish treatment Young Wallander, based on the early life of the police detective popularized in the novels of Henning Mankell. The streamer also ordered an as-yet-untitled original series set during the French Revolution that will follow Joseph Guillotin, the future inventor of the guillotine.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Elvis Mitchell will traverse the globe in upcoming Epix docuseries Elvis Goes There, slated to premiere February 4. Series will feature the veteran journalist traveling with filmmakers and actors to places of inspiration, exploring how each location shaped their work and identity. Guests set for the four hourlong eps include Sofia Coppola, Ryan Coogler, Paul Feig and Guillermo del Toro. Mitchell creates the series and exec-produces alongside Cheri Barner and Wildline’s Simon Helberg, Jocelyn Towne and Cora Olson. Lydia Tenaglia, Craig H. Shepherd and Toby Oppenheimer of Zero Point Zero Productions (Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown) also are in as exec producers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Eunetta T. Boone (One on One) is the new exec producer and showrunner for the third season of Disney Channel series Raven’s Home. The veteran comedy writer/producer most recently was a consultant on the series. Writer/producer Warren Hutcherson (Dr. Ken) also joins as co-exec producer on the series, which is in production now for a 2019 season 3 debut.
(Source: Cynopsis)

All 13 eps of season 2 of Hulu’s Marvel’s Runaways will debut Friday, December 21. New season picks up after the Runaways have left their homes and evil parents behind and have to learn to live on their own.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Giada De Laurentiis kicks off the new year with new competition series Winner Cake All, premiering Monday, January 7, at 10p on Food Network. Each ep features four cake-baking tandems from around the country competing for a $10,000 grand prize.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Schooled, a spinoff of comedy series The Goldbergs, will premiere on ABC on Wednesday, January 9, at 8:30p, following The Goldbergs. Set in 1990-something, series follows the faculty of William Penn Academy… In related news, American Housewife will move to Tuesdays at 8p beginning February 5, and ABC announced it added an additional episode to the series’ season order.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A look at the game-changing birth of Silicon Valley, Nat Geo’s scripted series Valley of the Boom debuts Sunday, January 13, at 9p with two back-to-back episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Real Housewives of Dallas are ready for a two-part reunion, debuting on Bravo on Wednesday, December 5, at 10p. Host Andy Cohen sitting down with the crew to hear them speak their truths and settle the score for season three.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV will premiere White House Christmas 2018 on Sunday, December 9, at 6p, as cameras follow designer and home renovation star Alison Victoria, White House staff and volunteers on an exclusive room-by-room tour of the iconic home’s holiday transformation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Pentatonix returns to NBC this holiday season with Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night, airing Monday, December 10, at 10p. On the group’s third holiday special with the network, Pentatonix embarks on a journey throughout Las Vegas and will be joined by Kelly Clarkson, the Backstreet Boys, Maren Morris and Penn & Teller.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s keeping the beat with a week of music documentary premieres in December, profiling rock legends Jeff Beck, Agnostic Front, GG Allin and Korn’s Brian “Head” Welch. Jeff Beck: Still on the Run kicks things off Tuesday, December 11, at 7:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HDNet Movies’ winter lineup is headlined by six sinister Stephen King adaptations in the New Year’s Eve “King Of Horror” marathon beginning December 31 at 5:40p and including Thinner, Silver Bullet, Pet Sematary, The Dead Zone and Graveyard Shift. Also in December, the network is pairing iconic films with their follow-ups with back-to-back sequels airing throughout the month. HDNet will also honor a few birthdays – including Brad Pitt on December 18 – with movies featuring those actors.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cozi TV will light up a marathon of Christmas moments next month, with 14 holiday-themed eps from The Nanny, Will & Grace, Frasier and more on tap to run Friday, December 14, beginning at 6p. The festivities will repeat on Christmas Eve.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo Media digital companion series Top Chef: Last Chance Kitchen returns Thursday, December 6, following the premiere of Top Chef on Bravo. Alums Carrie Baird and Brother Luck from season 15, and Jim Smith from season 14 are back for a chance at redemption and another shot at the coveted title in the new season, sponsored by Hidden Valley Ranch.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Google relaunched its mobile phone service with new branding under the name Google Fi, an update from the previous moniker Project Fi. The service is now available on iPhones and majority of Android phones. Unlimited talk and text go for $20 a month, with a $10 fee for every GB of data used; data charges are capped at $60.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Donald Sutherland joined the cast of upcoming HBO miniseries The Undoing, joining stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh GrantAlona Tal (SEAL Team, Hand of God) landed the first spot in ABC’s pilot reboot of NYPD BlueGarrett Wareing (Perfect) scored a recurring role on Freeform’s upcoming Pretty Little Liars spinoff The PerfectionistsMelissa de Sousa (The Best Man) is set to recur in YouTube dark comedy On Becoming A God In Central Florida… Danish actor Claes Bang (The Girl in the Spider’s Web) will sink his teeth into Netflix/BBC’s upcoming Dracula, snagging the lead role in the three-part series… A trio of actors join the cast of Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Alexis Denisof and Jedidiah Goodacre will join part 2 of the series as recurring guest stars; McKenna Grace grabbed a guest spot in the series’ holiday ep… In more Netflix news, the cast has been set for  young adult series The Society: Rachel Keller (Legion), Gideon Adlon (Blockers), Jacques Colimon (Duat), Olivia DeJonge (The Visit), Alex Fitzalan (Slenderman), Kristine Froseth (Sierra Burgess Is A Loser), Jose Julian (A Better Life), Natasha Liu Bordizzo (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny), Alex MacNicoll (Transparent), Jack Mulhern (Locke & Key), Salena Qureshi (Madam Secretary), Grace Victoria Cox (Heathers), Sean Berdy (Switched at Birth) and Toby Wallace (Romper Stomper).
(Source: Cynopsis)

A Stone Cold Christmas, Bounce’s first originally produced movie, reached more than 1.4 million viewers in its premiere night airings on Sunday, November 25. The 9p premiere delivered 468K Total Viewers, posting increases of +60% in Household delivery, +92% in the delivery of A18-49 and +70% in A25-54. The encore at 1a averaged 264K Total Viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BROADWAY
The Cher Show is opening on Monday December 3, 2018.
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/cher-show/

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