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FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ BROADWAY

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 2/14/19)
OVATION: The Pacific: In The Wake of Captain Cook with Sam McNeill (Premiere) at 10pm
A&E: The First 48 Presents: Homicide Squad Atlanta (Finale) at 9pm

The Breaking Bad movie, to star Aaron Paul, is headed to Netflix and AMC, the latter the network the original home of the lauded series. In a twist, Netflix will likely take the first distribution window and AMC the second.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner of the greatest number of local TV stations, Tennis Channel and the Stadium digital network, is teaming with the Chicago Cubs to create the Marquee Sports Network. The net will be the region’s exclusive home for Cubs games beginning with the 2020 season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix leads the nominations in the television categories for the 50th NAACP Image Awards with 22, as well as four film nominations, followed by HBO and ABC, with 20 and 18 noms, respectively. Marvel leads the motion picture category with 13 nominations. Winners will be revealed during a live special airing on TV One on Saturday, March 30.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO is developing a half-hour series based on the Adam Silvera book They Both Die At the End, with JJ Abrams and Chris Kelly, creator of The Other Two. Series is set in the near-future where everyone receives a bureaucratic phone call notifying them it is the start of their last day on earth.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Desus Nice and The Kid Mero welcome fellow Bronx native Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) as the first guest on the new Showtime late-night talk show Desus & Mero. Series premieres Thursday, February 21 at 11p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

With more than 25 years of experience as a Nashville homicide detective, Det. Pat Postiglione has seen hundreds of crimes scenes, and he remembers each as if it happened yesterday. He recounts his most daunting cases in Deadly Recall, w which premieres Tuesday, March 5 at 10p on ID. “There are very few men like Det. Pat Postiglione, and that’s not just due to his exceptional memory,” said Henry Schleiff, group president of ID, Travel Channel, American Heroes Channel, and Destination America. “He incapsulates what it means to be dedicated to justice, using every ounce of his energy, determination – and, his unique gift – to bring closure, finally, to the families of the victims of these tragic, yet enigmatic cases.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Queer Eye will return to Netflix on Friday, March 15. The Fab Five revealed the premiere date in an Instagram video set to a preview of Carly Rae Jepsen’s new song “Now That I Found You.” Third season will see Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown and Tan France heading to Kansas City, MO, after two seasons in Georgia.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Unbanned: The Legend of AJ1the inspiring true story of how Air Jordan 1 (AJ1) transcended sport to become a global phenomenon, will stream exclusively on Hulu beginning today (February 14).
(Source: Cynopsis)

A three-part reunion of Real Housewives of New Jersey is headed to Bravo beginning Wednesday, February 20 at 9p. Host Andy Cohen will sit down with Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Margaret Josephs, Dolores Catania, Jennifer Aydin, and Jackie Goldschneider as they reflect on a season of new friendships, new frenemies and old family wounds. Parts 2 and 3 are slated for Wednesday, February 27 at 9p and Wednesday, March 6 at 8p, respectively.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood and #MeToo founder and activist Tarana Burke will be feted as vanguards at the VH1 Trailblazers Honors, which will air on VH1 and Logo at 9p Friday, March 8, which happens to be International Women’s Day and kickoff of Women’s History Month.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime lined up seven thrillers for February and March, beginning with Who’s Stalking Me, which premieres Saturday, February 23 at 8p. March debuts include The Killer Downstairs, Suburban Swingers Club, Mommy Group Murder, Mommy’s Little Princess, A Daughter’s Deception and The Killer Next Door.
(Source: Cynopsis)

PBS will debut American Masters – Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives on Friday, March 1. The special centers on the pioneering singer, songwriter and political activist.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ESPN will deal out 40 hours of love coverage of the 50th annual World Series of Poker and 90 hours of originally produced episodes as part of its partnership with Poker Central. The tournament runs July 3-16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Roxy Sternberg (Mars, Emerald City) will topline CBS Dick Wolf spinoff FBI: Most Wanted opposite Julian McMahon, Alana de la Garza and Keisha Castle-HughesAmy Acker (The Gifted) will be joining ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy in a guest role as the fourth sister in the Shepherd family… Esther Povitsky (Alone Together star and co-creator) will topline Hulu’s 10-ep Dollface alongside Kat Dennings Adam Busch (Altered Carbon) scored a recurring role in Fox’s new legal drama series Proven InnocentGinnifer Goodwin will star in CBS All Access’s upcoming dark comedy Why Women Kill.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel’s “Countdown to Valentine’s Day” original movie premieres, Valentine in the Vineyard (Saturday, February 2) and The Story of Us (Saturday, February 9), averaged a 2.7 HH rating, 2.7 million Total Viewers, and 396,000 W25-54. During the two-week promo, Hallmark Channel was the highest-rated and most-watched cable network during Weekend Prime among HH and Total Viewers, according to Nielsen.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BROADWAY
Kiss Me, Kate! with Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase and Corbin Bleu is starting previews on Thursday February 14, 2019
https://ppc.broadway.com/shows/kiss-me-kate/

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