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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 4/2/19)
ID: Never Say Goodbye (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: Little People, Big World (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: 7 Little Johnstons (Premiere) at 10pm
TRAVEL: Legendary Locations (Premiere) at 10pm
VICELAND: Bong Appetit: Cook Off (Premiere) at 9pm
A&E: Hoarders (Finale) at 8pm
BET: American Soul (Finale) at 9pm
FREEFORM: Good Trouble (Finale) at 8pm
LIFETIME: Married At First Sight (Finale) at 9pm
MTV: Siesta Key (Finale) at 9pm
NBC: This Is Us (Finale) at 9pm

Something to sing about: Nationally syndicated daytime program The Kelly Clarkson Show has been sold in 99 percent of the US prior to its September 9 premiere. The one-hour daytime talker produced and distributed by NBCUniversal Domestic Television and hosted by Grammy-winning artist Clarkson, already has been sold to more than 200 stations, including those in the top 165 markets. The show will be produced and taped in front of a live audience on the Universal Studios lot in LA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery Channel has launched a global rebrand with “The World is Ours,” a campaign rolling out to Discovery networks. “It was important for us to remind our fans who we are at our core while extending it out to the next generation,” said Lara Richardson, Group EVP of Marketing for Discovery and Science. “The World is Ours. This tagline represents what Discovery has always stood for and continues to be the driving inspiration for our future. The campaign consists not only of a new unified global logo and graphics package, but a brand spot featuring the breadth of the talent across the network.” In addition to a new logo and tagline, Discovery will have a refreshed look across all platforms that carries the brand’s imagery to the forefront.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC set summer premiere dates for four series. New procedural The InBetween, initially set to launch midseason, will make its debut Wednesday, May 29 at 10p; Dateline NBC returns for season 27 on Monday, June 10 at 10p; game show The Wall is back for season four on Thursday, June 20 at 8p; and Hollywood Game Night picks up with season seven on Thursday, July 11 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox dropped a trailer for the two-ep season 5 and series finale of Gotham, slated for April 18 and 25, with the new teaser introducing a creepy new take of the most iconic super-villains in comic book history.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Star turn: Warner Bros. Television had a little April Fool’s fun, noting in celebration of the final season of The Big Bang Theory and as a lead-up to the finale on May 16 on CBS, the “Big Dipper” asterism in the Ursa Major constellation is being renamed “The Big Bang Dipper.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jim Serpico, exec producer of Rescue Me, launched music label Virtual Comedy Network Records (VCN), specializing in comedy. First release will be with Saturday Night Live alum Jim Breuer, due out April 5. Serpico previously ran Denis Leary’s indie Apostle Pictures.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime gave a series commitment and opened a writers room for new spy thriller Intelligence, a real-world scripted drama series from Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty). Boal will write, direct and exec produce, marking the filmmaker’s first foray into television. The series, based on real stories from around the world, will explore how espionage intersects with politics, finance, media and Silicon Valley. The first season will dramatize the behind-the-scenes history leading up to the 2016 US, election, with each subsequent season looking at a major world event through the lens of covert operations. Project is a co-production with Showtime and Media Res studio.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV/film writer and author David Matthews inked a two-year overall deal with Sony Pictures Television, for which he’ll develop new series projects under his production company Turned Out Inc. Matthews also will serve as exec producer and showrunner on Sony TV’s horror event series Them.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scot Cru has departed GRB Studios, home to long-running A&E reality series Intervention, only six months after he was promoted to president. Cru joined GRB last July after he worked for 15 years at United Artist Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

PBS is bringing a science-led journey through human history to audiences with new series Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World, debuting Wednesday, April 17 at 10p. Six-part series documents how humans – including Alexander Graham Bell, Henry Ford, Robert Goddard and Hedy Lamarr – and six revolutionary inventions changed the world forever.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Telemundo released an exclusive First Act of the return of La Reina del Sur for season 2 on Monday, April 22 at 10p. For the first time ever, the network will offer audiences the opportunity to view the opening act across both Telemundo and NBCU digital platforms, including Telemundo.com, its Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube platforms, as well as the Telemundo App. In addition, social media platforms from sister networks and shows including E!, USA’s Queen of the South and Bravo’s Shahs of Sunset, Mexican Dynasties and Imposters also will showcase the material.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix dropped trailers for a few upcoming series. Dark comedy Dead To Me, from writer Liz Feldman (2 Broke Girls), Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gloria Sanchez Productions, and CBS TV Studios, will premiere Friday, May 3. Series centers on Jen (Christina Applegate) a widow determined to solve her husband’s recent hit-and-run murder, and Judy (Linda Cardellini), a free spirit who’s suffered a tragic loss of her own… The third season of Spanish-language drama Money Heist is set to premiere July 19, with the trailer hinting at island-based heist action and declaring the “vacation is now over.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Secrets of the Dead: Egypt’s Darkest Hour premieres Wednesday, April 3 at 10p on PBS. Documentary takes viewers behind the scenes with experts as they venture through Africa in search of clues to solve the mystery of a mass grave, examining the political and environmental catastrophes that plunged Egypt and its people into anarchy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Accuweather is moving into content creation with the force of a hurricane. John Dokes, recently elevated to chief content officer/president, maps the company’s plan to engage its 2 billion-strong audience.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Speaking of, Accuweather is launching its Hurricane programming and coverage tomorrow morning, April 3. Buckle up – after an active Atlantic hurricane season in 2018, forecasters are predicting 2019 to result in a near- to slightly above-normal season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On the heels of a groundbreaking scientific announcement to be made on April 10, Smithsonian Channel on Friday, April 12 at 9p will air Black Hole Hunters. One-hour doc follows a team of international scientists as they attempt to document the first-ever image of a black hole.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The second Superstar Renovation special from Juma Entertainment airs Sunday, April 7 at 5p on CBS. This installment features the NBA’s LaMarcus Aldridge surprising his former high school coach with a home renovation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ad-supported video on demand service Tubi added the first seasons of The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Trista & Ryan’s Wedding and 2018’s Bachelor in Paradise season 5. The Tubi library contains more than 12,000 movies and television shows.
(Source: Cynopsis)

YouTube dance drama series Step Up: High Water hit a high note for its season 2 premiere, with the first ep of the sophomore season drawing 11.5 million views in the seven days since its March 20 debut, according to YT. That’s an 884 percent surge compared with the first ep of season 1, which drew 1.3 million viewers through seven days.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sylvia De Fanti (Medici, The Best Offer) is in as a series regular opposite Alba Baptista in upcoming Netflix drama series Warrior Nun.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ coverage of the 2019 NCAA tournament continues to deliver significant audience increases across all platforms, with tournament-to-date coverage tying for third-highest-rated in 26 years, Up +8% vs. 2018. Regional Finals coverage across CBS and TBS Delivered the second-highest rating in eight years with increases across all four game windows, Including a 10.5/21 rating/share for the Michigan State/Duke game.
(Source: Cynopsis)

truTV’s newest scripted comedy Tacoma FD is off to a blazing start. The premiere ep delivered more than 1.2 million Total Viewers, and 731,000 A18-49 across three telecasts, making it the network’s most-watched new series premiere in more than three years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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