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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 12/3/18)
CNBC: The Profit (Premiere) at 10pm
DESTINATION AMERICA: Paranormal Lockdown (Premiere) at 9pm
TRAVEL: Legends of The Lost with Megan Fox (Premiere) at 8pm
TLC: The Little Couple (Finale) at 9pm

You made it to season two – but not on Lifetime. The Greg Berlanti psychological drama, which had been renewed for a second season in July, will move to Netflix for its sophomore run. Season one will be available on the streamer starting December 26.
(Source: Cynopsis)

”When Chip and Joanna Gaines left HGTV, it sucked all the air out of my lungs,” admitted Discovery Inc. CEO David Zaslav at the 46th UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Monday. ”I couldn’t take my eyes off the two of them.” The Fixer Upper stars announced their exit shortly before the close of Discovery’s acquisition of HGTV owner Scripps Networks Interactive but are partnering with Discovery for their own TV network. ”We can’t forget that in the content business we’re really about stories and people,” said Zaslav, who had a hand in negotiating the deal with the star couple.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Television remains the most preferred platform for getting news, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. Among those surveyed, 44% said they preferred news updates on TV versus 34% who would rather get news online, 14% who said via radio and 7% who opted for print. Among those who prefer reading the news, 8% of A18-49 respondents chose newspapers while 76% read online; among those 50+, 32% read the paper and 43% go online for their news fix.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz acquired eight-episode Dublin Murders from Fremantle. Psychological thriller starring Killian Scott (C.B. Strike) and Sarah Greene (Penny Dreadful) comes from series creator and writer Sarah Phelps (The Causal Vacancy).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jeopardy! has launched an interactive fan experience. In ”All-Stars Fantasy League Sweepstakes,” viewers can pick their own team of All-Stars through December 31 and track their progress during the competition, with a chance to win an adventure on Lindblad Expeditions. Lindblad has been partnering with the game show since 2005.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International inked a deal to license its new syndicated daytime talk show hosted by Tamron Hall in 24 Hearst Television markets for fall 2019. These stations will join the previously announced ABC Owned Television Stations Group as part of the 2019 fall lineup, bringing the show’s reach to 50% of U.S. television households, including eight of the top 10 markets.
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The Paley Center for Media announced new members of the Paley Board of Trustees: Adam Bird, Senior Partner, McKinsey and Company; Steve Cooper, CEO, Warner Music Group; Jennifer Mullin, CEO, Fremantle; Tyler Perry, Founder & Owner, Tyler Perry Studios; Jimmy Pitaro, Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks & President, ESPN; Ryan Seacrest, Creative Entrepreneur, TV Radio Host and Producer; and Strauss Zelnick, Chairman and CEO, Take-Two Interactive Software. Joining the Los Angeles Board of Governors will be Randy Freer, CEO, Hulu; Tina Perry, General Manager, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network; Kevin Reilly, President, TNT/TBS, Chief Creative Officer, Turner Entertainment; Jennifer Salke, Head, Amazon Studios; and Michael Wright, President, EPIX.
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Online store ShopABCTV.com offers merch like drinkware, apparel and collectibles from shows including Scandal, Lost, Desperate Housewives and Grey’s Anatomy. The store is operated by Connekt.
(Source: Cynopsis)

National Geographic ordered scripted series Barskins, based on the 2016 novel by Annie Proulx. Ten-episode drama from Fox 21 Television Studios was created by Elwood Reid (The Chi), who will also serve as showrunner and exec producer.
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Samantha Bee (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) announced new production company Swimsuit Competition, aimed at creating amusing original digital content from people flying under the radar (“they’ll even consider working with men”). The company launches with a first-look deal with TBS, and Kristen Everman (Full Frontal) as Head of Development.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Limited series The Dolls is in development at HBO, with Laura Dern (Big Little Lies) and Issa Rae (Insecure) attached to star and exec-produce. Project inspired by the real-life1983 riots over (!) Cabbage Patch dolls comes from Jaywalker Pictures.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bobby Flay has signed a new three-year exclusive deal with Food Network. The pact includes more episodes of current prime-time culinary competition series, Beat Bobby Flay, along with a new project, The Flay List (wt), featuring the chef alongside his daughter Sophie, set to premiere in spring 2019.
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Supernatural drama The Outsider, based on the Stephen King bestseller, landed a series order at HBO. Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline) will star in and produce the project from Richard Price (The Night Of), Jack Bender (Mr. Mercedes), Aggregate Films, Temple Hill Entertainment and MRC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Grace and Frankie returns to Netflix for season five on Friday, January 18. Among the guest stars this go-round is RuPaul.
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MTV’s Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club is set to debut Tuesday, January 8, at 8p, after a sneak peek intro on January 1. Docu-series follows the Mean Girls star and one-time tabloid regular as she runs a new club in Mykonos, Greece.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of truTV’s Jon Glaser Loves Gear bows Wednesday, January 9, at 10:30p. Joining the hybrid scripted-reality comedy series are Bowen Yang (Saturday Night Live) and Christine Taylor (Search Party).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Elite rooftops and exterior oases are the goal of new Bravo design series Backyard Envy, premiering Thursday, January 17,, at 10p. Each episode features full outdoor renovations, with a crew juggling tight deadlines and multiple clients.
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NBC’s Elvis All-Star Tribute (formerly The 50th Anniversary of the Elvis Comeback Special) will air Sunday, February 17. Blake Shelton (The Voice) is set as host; other musicians taking part in the special will be announced in 2019. NBC aired the King’s1968 comeback special 50 years ago this week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy Central set the lineup for its January Stand-Up Month, featuring specials that will air consecutive Fridays at 11p. First up: Ron Funches: Giggle Fit on January 4. The net’s digital series, Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring, spotlighting new talent, premieres January 8 on YouTube, Facebook Watch, Twitter and Instagram.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Explorer Kellee Edwards journeys to some of the remotest islands on earth in Mysterious Islands, two specials airing on Travel Channel on Wednesday, December 26, at 11p and 11:30p.
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BET also has two specials premiering this month: A Thousand Words with Michelle Obama airs tonight at 9p, followed by Q85: A Musical Celebration for Quincy Jones on Sunday, December 9, at 8p.
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Decades Network kicks off the New Year with ”A Toast to Twilight,” a 5-day event celebrating The Twilight Zone (1959-1964) starting Monday, December 31, at 12p. Included will be rarely seen one-hour episodes from the series’ fourth season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cozi TV is adding The Office to its lineup starting Tuesday, January 1, at 10p. The 2005-2013 comedy will air in a two-hour block.
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Multi-platform music network Music Choice is airing the sophomore edition of “Sounds of the Seasons Live,” featuring live holiday performances, interviews, and holiday-themed games.
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John Cho (Searching), Allison Tolman (Fargo) and Jacob Tremblay (Room) have been added to the cast of The Twilight Zone, coming to CBS All Access in 2019.
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The Carl Jackson Podcast is now available on Spotify. The podcast will also debut as a TV on TheGrid Network in January, airing Sundays.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The series premiere of ID’s Body Cam on Tuesday, November 27, ranked as #1 in ad-supported cable for delivery of P2+ in its time slot, excluding news and sports nets, with 1.6 million in Live+3 Nielsens.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sunday’s finale of Univision reality show Nuestra Belleza Latina averaged its highest audience of the season with 2.2 million Total Viewers 2+, 900,000 A18-49 and 389,000 A18-34.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Opposite football on NBC, The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Holiday Special on ABC was Sunday’s #1 entertainment program in the 10p hour, with 3.3 million total viewers and 0.9/4 among A18-49, up 80% week to week in the demo for a new season high but down from last year’s 5 million/1.5 demo rating on CBS.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Among the 2018 highlights for Telemundo: The network delivered the youngest audience of all broadcast nets regardless of language, including the largest composition of A18-34 in English or Spanish. Telemundo is also seeing record ratings for its local newscasts, in part thanks to the launch of a midday newscast.
(Source: Cynopsis)

November bragging rights in the Discovery portfolio: Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush was November’s #1 unscripted cable series for M18-49…For the third straight month, HGTV posted year-over-year Primetime ratings growth for both A25-54 and W25-54…Food Network celebrated its best digital Thanksgiving on record, with more than 385M page views for FoodNetwork.com and 80M visits to its In The Kitchen app… TLC had its highest November A/W25-54 ratings in four years…ID had its best November ever for Primetime delivery including P2+, A25-54, and W25-54…OWN’s The Haves & The Have Nots and Greenleaf both ranked among the top 6 original scripted series among W25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animal Planet’s top new series Crikey! It’s the Irwins gained momentum in November as the network’s most-watched program and averaged almost 900,000 P2+ for the month…Travel Channel enjoyed its highest-rated November ever, with ratings 31% above last year among W25-54…In the first three days since Velocity’s rebrand to MotorTrend (11/23-11/25), Primetime M25-54 ratings were up 57% over the prior 6-week Fri-Sun average…Science Channel enjoyed its highest-rated November ever among P2+, with Prime ratings up 3% over last year in the demo…And the Cooking Channel delivered its second-most-viewed November ever.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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