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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 7/24/19)
COMEDY CENTRAL: South Side (Premiere) at 10:30pm
PBS: Ancient Skies (Premiere) at 8pm
PBS: NOVA: The Planets (Premiere) at 9pm
A&E: The Employables (Finale) at 10pm

Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X top the nominations for the 2019 VMAs, airing live globally on MTV Monday, August 26 at 8p. The awards show introduces new categories this year including Best K-Pop and Video for Good, and becomes the first show to reveal noms via Facebook Messenger and Twitter DMs.
(Source: Cynopsis)
Showtime is releasing the premiere episodes of its Emmy-nominated titles Escape at Dannemora, Black Monday and Who Is America for free online, on various streaming platforms and on demand via Showtime’s stand-alone service Sho.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)
Netflix’s Q2 subscriber-target shortfall has prompted at least two lawsuits filed on behalf of shareholders. Suits seeking class-action standing were filed Monday, July 22 alleging Netflix violated SEC regulations by failing to disclose information about the quarterly shortfall, which led to a 13 percent drop in stock price. Netflix reported a net gain of 2.7 million worldwide subscribers, nearly half as many as it has projected; notably, the quarter also saw its first net decline in US customers since 2011.
(Source: Cynopsis)
Fox NFL Sunday host Curt Menefee joins trainer Nick White to host A&E’s canine competition series America’s Top Dog. Series pits police K9 teams, including the dogs from police series Live PD, against one civilian team in each ep. The teams will be tested on their speed, agility, and teamwork by completing a series of expert tasks on a complex obstacle course. Each week’s winning team will receive $10,000 and an additional $5,000 to donate to the animal charity of their choice.
(Source: Cynopsis)
 
IFC partnered with Mad Decent on the official soundtrack for its upcoming variety sketch series Sherman’s Showcase, premiering Wednesday, July 31 at 10p. Soundtrack features full-length versions of the songs from the series and is set for digital release August 9 via LA-based label Mad Decent, founded by Diplo. The album also will be available on vinyl later this summer.
(Source: Cynopsis)Tarek El Moussa, co-star of HGTV’s hit series Flip or Flop, will topline a new original series for the network. The 14-episode Flipping 101 w/ Tarek El Moussa will feature him mentoring real estate novices to help them learn the secrets of a successful flip. Series is slated to premiere in early 2020. El Moussa also returns for a new season of Flip or Flop alongside his ex-wife and business partner Christina Anstead on Thursday, August 1 at 9p, and his digital series Tarek’s Flip Side debuts the same day.
(Source: Cynopsis)After the impact of its Surviving R Kelly docuseries, Lifetime is expanding the “Surviving” franchise. The network commissioned Surviving Jeffrey Epstein, which will probe the charges against billionaire financier Epstein, who’s being charged with multiple counts including sex trafficking of minors, and follow-up Surviving R Kelly: The Aftermath. The former is in development with Robert Friedman’s Bungalow Media + Entertainment in association with filmmakers Anne Sundberg and Ricki Stern (The Preppy Murder); NY Times journalist Christopher Mason is also attached to the project. The latter is produced by Kreativ Inc. and will feature interviews with new survivors, psychologists and experts on the Kelly case.
(Source: Cynopsis)

T-Pain’s School of Business is back in session Tuesday, August 6 at 11p on Fuse. Season 2 will feature a new class of innovators, disruptors and startup heroes and innovations created by millennial entrepreneurs including the world’s first robot-made hamburger at Alex Vardakostas’ Creator Burger.
(Source: Cynopsis)
Adventurer and explorer Josh Gates explore legends that have remained unsolved for centuries in a new season of Expedition Unknown, premiering Wednesday, August 7 at 9p on Discovery Channel. In addition, Gates will kick off Shark Week 2019 and dive into shark-infested waters to unravel what happened to the mighty Megalodon on a special ep airing Sunday, July 28 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)
USA dropped a trailer for the upcoming second season of The Purge, due this fall, and it’s a nail-biter. “Commencing at the siren, all crime will be legal for 12 continuous hours” is the opening statement for the new season of the show based on the movie franchise, from Blumhouse Television and UCP.
(Source: Cynopsis)
 
Nat Geo Wild announced September 8 as the premiere date for its new six-part series Dog: Impossible with dog behavior specialist Matt Beisner. Series, produced by High Noon Entertainment, tells second-chance pooch stories.
(Source: Cynopsis)
Meanwhile, sister Nat Geo unleashed premiere dates for two new series: Activate: The Global Citizen Movement, a six-part docuseries about the social action platform, will drop September 5. Globe-trotting archeology series Lost Cities with Albert Lin  is slated to launch October 21.
(Source: Cynopsis)
NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers will air live Tuesday, July 30 and Wednesday, July 31 at 12:35a following the second Democratic presidential debates. Guests on the July 30 telecast include Wanda Sykes, and guests on July 31 include Chris Hayes.
(Source: Cynopsis)
 
Stand-up comedy specials series Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready will begin streaming globally on Netflix in August. Featuring six comedians personally selected by the actor/comedian, specials will be hosted by Haddish, who also exec-produces with Wanda Sykes and Page Hurwitz. Featured comics are Chaunte Wayans (50 Shades of Black), April Macie (Snoop Dogg’s Bad Girls of Comedy), Tracey Ashley (The Last O.G.), Aida Rodriguez(Last Comic Standing), Flame Monroe (Def Comedy Jam) and Marlo Williams (BET’s ComicView).(Source: Cynopsis)
Oxygen will debut Manson: The Women on Saturday, August 10 at 7p. Two-hour special dives into the psyches of the women who were charmed by Charles Manson and formed his family through the lens of the ‘60s counterculture movement.
(Source: Cynopsis)
 
On Sunday, August 25, to help kick off college football season, Antenna TV will air the “College Kickoff with Coach” marathon  of 34 classic Coach eps.
(Source: Cynopsis)
 
Showtime Documentary Films will premiere Sid & Judy, which explores the dramatic career and personal struggles of Judy Garland, on Friday, October 18 at 8p. Narrated byJon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh, doc explores the tumultuous marriage between Garland and Sid Luft, and includes rare concert footage, never-heard voice recordings and personal photos. Project is from director Stephen Kijak (Stones in Exile, We Are X), producer Diane Becker and John Battsek (Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars).
(Source: Cynopsis)
 
Lifetime set Saturday, October 19 at 8p for the premiere of movie Patsy & Loretta, starring Megan Hilty (Smash, The Good Wife) as music legend Patsy Cline and Grammy winner Jessie Mueller (Broadway’s Waitress, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) as country icon Loretta Lynn.
(Source: Cynopsis)
In a deal with MIBE Music, Reelz secured tattoo doc The Illustrated Man, which the network will premiere in the early fall. Directed by Sophy Holland, the film features celeb and fashion icons including Dave Navarro and the late “Zombie Boy” Rico Genest.
(Source: Cynopsis)
 
The crown: NBC set Thursday, December 19 at 8p for the live telecast of the 2020 Miss America Competition, originating at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT. The competition will follow the 51 candidates as they compete for scholarships to be used to continue their efforts toward community service and education. Event aired last year on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)
 
Janelle Monae (Hidden Figures, Moonlight) will headline the second season of Amazon’s psychological thriller drama series HomecomingJuliet Rylance (McMafia) is set as a series regular and Andrew Howard (The Oath), Eric Lange (Narcos), Robert Patrick (True Blood) and Stephen Root (Barry) scored recurring roles opposite Matthew Rhys and John Lithgow in HBO limited series Perry Mason.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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