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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 4/9/19)
AT&T AUDIENCE: You Me Her (Premiere) at 10pm
CBS: The Code (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY: Deadliest Catch (Premiere) at 9pm
FREEFORM: The Bold Type (Premiere) at 8pm
FX: Fosse/Verdon (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Reconstruction: America After The Civil War (Premiere) at 9pm
ABC: Splitting Up Together (Finale) at 9:30pm
A&E: The Toe Bro (Finale) at 10pm
BET: Boomerang (Finale) at 10pm
ID: Deadly Recall (Finale) at 10pm
LIFETIME: Married At First Sight: Finale Reunion (Finale) at 9pm
NAT. GEO.: The Story of God (Finale) at 9pm
PBS: Finding Your Roots with Henry Lewis Gates, Jr. (Finale) at 8pm

BBC America ordered season three of Killing Eve just after the launch of its sophomore run, now simulcast on AMC and BBC America. Sarah Barnett, President of Entertainment Networks, saved the announcement for the end of AMC Networks’ “Story Matters” 2019 summit on Monday. Suzanne Heathcote will serve as new lead writer for the series. “We’re renewing Killing Eve right out of the gate, now with Suzanne Heathcote as lead writer, as a sign of confidence – we adore this show as much as our fans do,” said Barnett.
(Source: Cynopsis)

More news at the summit included an order for a third spinoff of AMC’s The Walking Dead, run by TWD’s Matt Negrete and co-created by chief content officer Scott M. Gimple. “We’re thrilled that the Dead will keep walking into a new corner of the post-apocalyptic world, a corner that will present stories and characters unlike any that The Walking Dead has dramatized thus far, and that is bound to excite one of the most passionate fanbases in television,” said David Madden, president of programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBCUniversal Television Distribution has sold Judge Jerry in 99% of the U.S. for a fall debut. The daily, first-run court program will have Jerry Springer presiding as judge and has made it to 206 stations across the country. The majority of all the markets will air the show in back-to-back half-hour episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Former Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren is set to host new weekly weekend political show, Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren. The program is produced by Gray Television, for whom she is chief national and political analyst. Launching in September and telecast from Washington D.C., the show will focus on how policy actions, political decisions and national events impact local communities across the country.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Felicity Huffman, who is facing a potential five-year prison sentence, pleaded guilty in the college bribery scam on Monday. Lori Loughlin and her husband Massimo Giannulli have yet to enter a plea.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Meanwhile, Smallville alumna Allison Mack changed her plea to guilty in a sex cult case. She originally pled not guilty to racketeering charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy and forced labor conspiracy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 25th annual Critics’ Choice Awards have been set for Sunday, January 12, 2020. The show, which honors the year’s best in films and TV/streaming, will air on The CW at 7p. Taye Diggs is returning to host the festivities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor-comedian Joel McHale (The Happy Time Murders) was named host of Card Sharks. The game show is slated to air this summer on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It’s a do to Don’t for ABC. The network greenlit the original game show from Banijay Studios North America and Executive Producer Ryan Reynolds. The show follows a family of four who must work together throughout five mental and physical challenges with one rule – for example, Don’t slip; Don’t Forget or Don’t Laugh.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery Channel is going wild with a new programming slate. Ellen DeGeneres is Executive Producer of special Wildlife Warriors (wt), which examines the 27,000 species threated with extinction and the people working to save them; Alastair Fothergill is Executive Producer of Perfect Planet (wt), a series that takes a fresh look at life on Earth; and Andrew Murray is Series Producer of Mysterious Planet (wt), exploring mysteries behind incredible species. The network also ordered Legends of the Wild (wt), a new series that follows two wilderness experts and friends. “We are going back to our roots to what our audiences crave – jaw-dropping, never-seen-before images of what makes our world so special,” said Nancy Daniels, Chief Brand Officer,  Discovery & Factual. “Discovery is at its best when unlocking secrets and potentially rewriting history.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

IFC renewed Documentary Now! for a fourth, seven-episode season. Series is produced by Broadway Video, created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas, and executive produced by Lorne Michaels. “This has been, and always will be, a cash grab,” said Meyers. “There’s money in hyper-specific, fake documentaries, which is why we keep making them.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bishop T.D. Jakes joined Lifetime foster care film I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story as Executive Producer . Movie premieres Sunday, April 20 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz acquired A+E Networks’ feature drama documentary Under the Wire from Chris Martin. Based on the book of the same name by Paul Conroy, film premieres Monday, April 22 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon greenlit a second season of Genius Brands International’s preschool series Rainbow Rangers. The show will debut in 4Q19 with 52 new episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jack Reacher author Lee Child is collaborating with Fremantle-backed producer Dancing Ledge Productions to develop a Black Mirror-meets-Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri true crime anthology drama series, according to Deadline. Lee Child: True Crime will dramatize the stories of real-life men and women from around the world, who’ve foughtng for justice in the face of great danger.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC Networks announced premiere dates for several new and returning original series. Season 2 of The Terror: Infamy bows Monday, August 12 at 9p on AMC, followed by the sophomore season of Lodge 49 at 10p; and new musical variety sketch show Sherman’s Showcase debuts Wednesday, July 31 at 10p on IFC. On SundanceTV, The Name of the Rose, based on Umberto Eco’s novel, premieres Thursday, May 23 at 10p; Rosehaven’s third season premieres Thursday, June 20; new series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter premieres on Sunday, June 23 at 10a, and new true crime doc No One Saw A Thing bows on Wednesday, July 31 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Estrella TV debuts Loquito Por Ti on Monday, April 22 at 7p. The 80-episode dramedy is based on the real-life story of Colombian tropical music recording artists Rodolfo Aicardi and Gustave “El Loko” Quintero.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paid Off with Michael Torpey returns to truTV with 16 new episodes starting Monday, May 13 at 10p. Comedic game show features contestants competing to win money to pay off their student debt.
(Source: Cynopsis)

20/20 presents a two-hour documentary about Rebecca Schaeffer (My Sister Sam), the promising young actress who died when a stalker shot her point blank at the door of her LA home. Episode airs Friday April 12 at 9p on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Joanna Kulig (Cold War) joins Netflix series The Eddy as the female lead… Tony Dalton will be a series regular on Season 5 of AMC’s Better CallDeadline reports that Vincent D’Onofrio (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) will recur in CBS All Access straight-to-series true-crime drama Interrogation, and Tenika Davis (Incorporated) was tapped for a recurring role in Netflix’s Jupiter Legacy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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