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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 4/24/19)
HGTV: Boise Boys (Premiere) at 11pm
SCIENCE: Skyscrapers: Engineering The Future (Premiere) at 10pm
TRAVEL: In Search of Monsters (Premiere) at 8pm

The Good Fight will go on. The legal drama and flagship original series for CBS All Access has been renewed for a fourth season. “Its visionary creators Robert King and Michelle King and the extraordinary cast continue to explore the cultural climate with insight, humor and courage,” said Julie McNamara, EVP of Original Content at CBS All Access.
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CBS’ search for a permanent CEO has been called off for now. Joe Ianniello has agreed to stay put as President and acting CEO through December 31. In a statement, CBS’ Board of Directors said, “Joe has demonstrated exceptional leadership during this time of unprecedented transition at CBS. He steadied the ship with some key appointments and a commitment to cultural change, and steered it forward by focusing CBS’ operations around its growing direct-to-consumer strategy. We are very pleased to recognize Joe’s talents and efforts with this extension, and we look forward to all that he’ll continue to do to build on CBS’ remarkable momentum.”
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Robin Roberts is heading to ABC primetime. Roberts, a regular on Good Morning America, will be featured on the net’s coverage of the NFL Draft, also broadcast on ESPN. “It’s going to be different,” said Roberts. “We are really going to give you storytelling [about the] young men and their families.” Country singer Luke Bryan and radio personality Bobby Bones will also be on hand.
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Tennis Channel is mulling over what to do with Justin Gimelstob, who pleaded “no contest” to a violent Halloween 2018 attack on a man on the streets of West L.A. “Since [Justin] took his leave of absence from Tennis Channel in November 2018, we have been waiting for the legal system to run its course,” “said a spokesperson for the Sinclair Broadcasting Group-owned channel on Tuesday. “Now that this is behind him, we will have internal meetings among our executives – and meetings with Justin – to discuss his future with Tennis Channel.
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MTV tapped Shazam! star Zachary Levi to host the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA on Monday, June 17 at 9p. The 2019 categories and nominees will be announced in the coming weeks.
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It’s not too late to get tickets for MasterChef Junior’s first live theatre experience. Kicking off in Joliet, IL on Thursday, October 3, MasterChef Junior Live will visit cities around the U.S., and feature cooking competitions inspired by the Fox series, Q&A sessions and meet & greets with past contestants and fan favorites. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 26 at 10a.
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The Peabody Awards named its news and radio/podcast winners and issued its first-ever Peabody Catalyst award to ProPublica, for a story that spotlighted the controversial government practice of family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border with nearly 8 minutes of audio of sobbing Central American children. The Peabody Jurors chose $2 Tests: Bad Arrests, Anatomy of a Killing, Back of the Class, Cambridge Analytica, The Plastic Problem, Separated: Children at the Border and Spartan Silence: Crisis at Michigan State as 2019 winners in the news category. In addition, Believed, Buried Truths, Caliphate, Kept Out and Monumental Lies were named winners in the radio/podcast category.
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Adam McKay (Vice) is collaborating with HBO on a drama series about the LA Lakers that’s received a pilot order. The project, Showtime, is written by Max Borenstein (Godzilla), and based on Jeff Pearlman’s nonfiction book, Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s. McKay will direct the pilot that chronicles the professional and personal lives of the team that defined its era.
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E! announced Flip It like Disick, a series following Scott Disick and his team as they tackle high-end home flipping and remodeling for his celebrity friends and family. That team consists of former pop singer-turned-interior designer Willa Ford, Disick’s best friend and business partner Benny Luciano, contractor Miki Moor, and Disick’s assistant Lindsay Diamond. Among their projects, they’ll renovate Disick’s kids’ playhouse at their mother Kourtney Kardashian’s home. Series debuts later this summer.
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WE tv greenlit eight, one-hour episodes of spin-off Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup. The new show builds on the stories from seasons one and two of the docuseries chronicling couples making the transition to love on the outside. Series is set to premiere in June 2019.
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Netflix renewed Nailed It! for a third season and set a May 17 global launch date. Hosted by Nicole Byer and Jacquez Torres, the series features home bakers with terrible track records who take a shot at re-creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize.
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In other Netflix news, adult animated show Inside Job has been ordered from Gravity Falls and Disenchantment writer Shion Takeuchi, marking the first series she’ll produce under her overall deal with the streamer. The 20-episode series, which will be produced by Netflix Animation, is described as a workplace comedy set in a shadow government where every conspiracy theory is true.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Homicide detective Rod Demery reopens his case files for a third season, when Murder Chose Me returns to ID on Thursday, May 2 at 9p.
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Designer and social media personality Orlando Soria heals broken hearts via home renovations in HGTV series Unspouse My House. New series premieres Thursday, June 6 at 9:30p.
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Season 2 of Pose bows Tuesday, June 11 at 10p on FX. Series explores the juxtaposition the underground ball culture, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene that came to define NY in the 1980s.
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The Detour makes its Season 4 premiere on Tuesday, June 18 at 10:30p on TBS. Series, co-created by Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, is described as “an all-to-honest look at the family dynamic.”
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United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell returns for its fourth season on Sunday, April 28 at 10p on CNN. Series follows the sociopolitical comedian as he explores communities across the country.
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AMC Networks released summer 2019 premiere dates for several series. New musical variety sketch comedy Sherman’s Showcase bows Wednesday, July 31 at 10p on IFCThe Terror: Infamy’s sophomore run begins Monday, August 12 at 9p on AMC, followed by the Season 2 debut of Lodge 49 at 10p; The Name of the Rose bows Thursday, May 23 at 10p on SundanceTV; and Rosehaven makes its third season premiere on Thursday, June 20 at 12a on SundanceTV.
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Discovery Channel recognizes May 2’s Holocaust Remembrance Day with the premiere of Liberation Heroes: The Last Eye Witnesses on Wednesday, May 1 at 7p. Documentary highlights heroic veterans as they share their World War II liberation experiences in their own words.
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A young boy enchanted with tales from the Old West unlocks a mystery that could save his family’s farm in The Legend of 5 Mile Cave. Movie premieres Sunday, June 9 at 8p on INSP.
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A&E’s 11-day Ultimate Live PD Marathon launches Friday, April 26 at 9p. The block features new Live PD specials, a bonus episode of Live PD, and two new episodes of Live Rescue.
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Cinelatino airs comedy movie Lecciones para Domar a un Macho (Lessons in Taming a Man) on Saturday, April 27 at 11p.
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Laura Donnelly (Outlander) landed the lead in HBO’s straight-to-series drama The NeversOtto Farrant nabbed the teen superspy lead in Sony Pictures Television’s Alex Rider, according to Deadline.
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Coach turned to their global ambassador, Selena Gomez, to help launch Dream It Real. The podcast series, hosted by BuzzFeed writer and editor Heben Nigatu, debuts Wednesday, April 24, available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts and other channels.
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FOX Sports’ Inside the (Rob) Parker debuts Wednesday, April 24 on The Herd Podcast Network. The show features an interview with eight-time All-Star and four-time World Series champion Darryl Strawberry.
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WOW! Unlimited Media, led by Michael Hirsh and Fred Seibert, partnered with music producer Bob Ezrin to develop a slate of music-infused kids’ content. The first two projects are a show inspired by guitarist Les Paul and Ukulele U, a series starring Melanie Doane as a musical ringmaster leading a group of ukulele-playing kid performers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNN became the latest premium news brand to join the Pluto TV platform. The channel will feature a curated playlist of short-form digital content from CNN’s anchors and storytellers.
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Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter Willow, and mother Adrienne Banfield Norris return for 20 new episodes of Red Table Talk on Monday, May 6 on Facebook Watch. Series features candid conversations with the three generations of women.
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Netflix romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, starring Ali Wong and Randall Park, set Friday, May 31 as its release date.
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Samsung announced a delay in its April 26 rollout of its Galaxy Fold phones in the U.S., after several techies with pre-release review copies of the device reported that they were breaking. The Fold, which can slip into a pocket like an average smartphone with a 4.6-inch touchscreen, also opens like a book to create a tablet-like 7.3-inch experience. AP’s Rachel Lerman said, “The delay is a setback for Samsung and for the smartphone market generally, which had been pinning some hopes on the folding phone to catalyze innovation in the industry.”
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The premiere of Telemundo’s La Reina del Sur on Monday ranked as the #1 broadcast television show in America at 10p among A18-49, averaging 1.26 million viewers, according to Nielsen.  The debut delivered 2.36 million Total Viewers and reached a cumulative audience of 1.59M adults 18-49 and nearly 3 million total viewers.  The finale of  the net’s La Voz drew an average of 584,000 among A18-49 and over 1.4 million Total Viewers.
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Hallmark Channel’s annual Spring Fever programming franchise concluded last weekend. Over its six-week run, it elevated the network to be the highest-rated and second most-watched cable net on weekends, excluding news. The premieres averaged a 2.3 Household rating, 2.3 million Total Viewers and 342,000 W25-54, as well as reached over 9.6 million unduplicated Total Viewers.
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Jeopardy (6.4 Live+SD national Nielsen rating, up 5% from the week before) got a boost from professional gambler James Holzhauer, who set a new individual day winnings record, passing ahead of Wheel of Fortune (6.0, unchanged) and Family Feud (5.9, down 3%). On the magazine rack, Access (1.3) had the biggest annual increase in the top tier, improving 8%. Also holding its ground year-to-year was the recently renewed Daily Mail (1.0), which tied with Extra.
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As viewers tuned into the news surrounding Tax Day and the nation anticipated market reaction to the release of the redacted Mueller report, FBN’s Business Day drew 161,000 Total Viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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