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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 5/14/19)
FYI: Cabin Trackers (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Good Bones (Premiere) at 9pm
HISTORY: The Curse of Civil War Gold: Diving Deeper (Premiere) at 8pm
CBS: FBI (Finale) at 9pm
CBS: NCIS: New Orleans (Finale) at 10pm
CW: The Flash (Finale) at 8pm
NBC: New Amsterdam (Finale) at 10pm

Kerry Washington has joined Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’, the live sitcom special from Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear airing Wednesday, May 22 on ABC. The event  will recreate an original episode from each of the two iconic series; Washington will play Helen Willis.
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Felicity Huffman formally entered a plea of guilty for her role in the college bribery scheme, after making a deal with the feds. The actress will how long she’s going behind bars on September 13. Although the judge ultimately has discretion over the length of Huffman’s sentence, lawyers for the government told a federal judge in Boston that they want the American Crime actress to serve approximately four months.
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Grammy winner Sheryl Crow will perform at the 44th Annual Gracie Awards on Tuesday, May 21 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Hosted by Superstore’s Lauren Ash and presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, the ceremony honors outstanding individual achievement and programming by, for and about women. This year’s honorees include Christina Hendricks, Rachel Bloom, Leah Remini and Annie Murphy.
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“Today we’re celebrating advertising and the extraordinary content that makes this industry the best it has ever been,” said NBCUniversal’s Linda Yaccarino, Chairman of Advertising and Client Partnerships, from the stage of Radio City Music Hall. In between appearances by the likes of Ted DansonTina Fey and Amy Pohler, Oscar winner Rami Malek, Olympic gold medal winners and a trio Kardashians, came news that NBCU’s streaming service, set to launch next year, will be free and ad-supported. “While other companies are pushing advertisers out, we’re bringing them in,” said Yaccarino of the service, which will have “new originals and a gigantic library of old favorites.” Of note: Despite the money being pumped into originals, The Office is the number one show on Netflix.NBCU’s Telemundo announced a 2019-20 lineup of multiplatform programming featuring more than 900 hours of original content to an audience that yields $1.7 trillion of buying power. La Reina del Sur star Kate del Castillo, together with La Voz coach Luis Fonsi – who gave a special performance of hit Latin songs – were showcased at the NBCU event. Monday night, Telemundo feted advertisers at the Hammerstein Ballroom with a concert by Pitbull.
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Empire’s reign is coming to an end. FOX revealed that the show’s previously announced sixth season will be its last. “We are turning the final season into a large TV event,” said FOX Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier. “We are trying to go out guns a-blazing. One of the great benefits of announcing the final season is that it actually allows fans to lean in and have the ending they deserve. Six years is a remarkable run….Meanwhile, FOX confirmed that The Masked Singer was renewed for a third season. The show will make its debut after Super Bowl LIVE on Sunday, February 2, and will premiere in its regular time period on Wednesday, February 5 at 8p. Collier noted that the series would be produced via new shingle, Fox Alternative Entertainment. Endemol Shine is leaving the North American production, but will continue to produce it in other territories….Despite strong ratings in its first season on FOX, Last Man Standing won’t be on the fall schedule, but will instead be held until later in the season. The Tim Allen sitcom had to leave its Friday home, to be occupied in the fall by WWE’s SmackDown Live….NFL players J.J., T.J. and Derek Watt are set to front physical competition format Ultimate Tag. Series hails from Znak & Co., the production company run by Masterchef EP Natalka Znak. The project, which will launch in 2020, is based on a classic playground game where players chase each other in order to tag the other one.
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Amazon Prime Video acquired the global rights to the upcoming untitled Star Trek Jean-Luc Picard series. It will air in more than 200 countries and territories outside the U.S. and Canada. The deal, struck by CBS Studios International, comes as CBS All Access’ original Star Trek spin-off airs on Amazon rival Netflix. The series, which will see Sir Patrick Stewart reprise his role as Jean-Luc Picard and follow the next chapter of the character’s life, will air on Amazon globally within 24 hours of its U.S. premiere.
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Writer/director Edward Berger, who worked on Showtime limited series Patrick Melrose, is heading back to the network to direct the first three episodes and executive produce new limited series Your Honor. Ten-episode legal thriller stars Bryan Cranston.
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USA Network is rebooting NBC’s former hit weight loss reality series, The Biggest Loser. The 10-episosde season from Endemol Shine North America, in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio, is expected to debut in 2020. The revamped version of the competition series will feature a new team of experts determined to dramatically improve the lives of men and women competing to lose weight.
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Smithsonian Channel uncovers the secrets of an era in Atomic Age Declassified. Three-part series debuts Sunday, June 16 at 9p.
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Super Soul Sunday returns Sunday, May19 at 11a on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The new season debuts with an interview with New York Times bestselling author, columnist and political commentator David Brooks.
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TV One’s ATL Homicide makes its second season debut on Monday, June 17 at 9p. True crime series features detectives David Quinn and Vince Velazquez of the Atlanta PD sharing some of their grittiest stories.
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Season 2 of Dodo Heroes debuts on Animal Planet on Saturday, June 1 at 9p, with new stories of animals in need and the people who go to extraordinary lengths to help them.
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The Great Food Truck Race heads south for a summer beach battle, premiering Sunday, June 9 at 9p on Food Network. Host Tyler Florence hits the road with a new cast of hopefuls competing for a $50,000 grand prize.
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ID investigates the shocking murders of a perfect family in Family Man, Family Murderer: An ID Murder Mystery. One-hour special airs Sunday, June 2 at 10p.
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Former Black Panthers describe the violent battle between the FBI and the Black power movement in 1969 in The FBI and the Panther airing Tuesday, May 14 at 10p on ABC.
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According to Bloomberg research, U.S. women are in control of more capital than men for the first time: “As the transfer of wealth and decision-making power continues, companies’ ability to attract capital will be directly linked to their metrics on issues important to women, with gender equality at the top of that list.”
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Apple launched its redesigned Apple TV app, which gives users the ability to stream more than 150 video services and subscribe directly to channels like HBO, Showtime and Starz. The updated app comes ahead of the planned fall launch of Apple TV+, the company’s video subscription service that will feature original TV shows and movies and be available via the Apple TV app.
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Google announced a new advertising tool that will make it easier for marketers to create YouTube ads, which it expects to demonstrate on today at Marketing Live. Bumper Machine uses machine learning to convert a YouTube video ad with a duration of less than 90 seconds into several distinct six-second bumper ads in minutes. The tool analyzes the attributes in the frame of the clip of the ad, sharpness of focus and quality of the framing.
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Radio, film and television star Doris Day died on May 13. She was 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation attributed her cause of death to pneumonia.
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