TRAVEL: The Bad Man (Premiere) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 8/17/19)
ANIMAL PLANET: The Zoo: San Diego – California Tales (Premiere) at 8pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Texas Flip N Move (Finale) at 10pm

(SUNDAY 8/18/19)
FACEBOOK WATCH: Ball In The Family
ID: Ted Bundy: Mind of a Monster (Premiere) at 9pm
THE WEATHER CHANNEL: Storm Stories: The Next Chapter (Premiere) at 8pm
HGTV: Mexico Life (Finale) at 9pm and 9:30pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Mighty Trains (Finale) at 9pm

Elizabeth Warren has some strong thoughts on ViacomCBS. The Democratic senator from Massachusetts and Presidential hopeful tweeted out that the Department of Justice “should be paying close attention” to the CBS-Viacom merger. Cautionary about the consolidation across the media industry, Warren said the mergers have potential to “raise serious concerns for consumers, employees, and the entire sector.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Groundbreaking series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, will come to an end after three seasons airing on A&E. In a show first, the two-hour series finale special that airs Monday, August 26 at 9p will be filmed in front of a live studio audience. Remini and Mike Rinder will “explore stories of how Church of Scientology policies have hindered members from reporting instances of abuse and sexual assault to the authorities,” according to the network.

(Source: Cynopsis)

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah will air live following the next round of Democratic debates on Thursday, September 12. Noah will air live at 11p on Comedy Central as part of the continuing “Votegasm” 2020 coverage.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NY’s Cayuga Nation slapped Showtime and the exec producers of its hit series Billions with a defamation lawsuit citing depictions in the show of “unscrupulous dealings and even criminal conduct.” In their suit against the network and Brian Koppelman, David Levien and Andrew Ross Sorkin, the federal and state recognized Indian Nation and its tribal leader Clint Halftown claim “the offense and reputational damage to the Nation and Mr. Halftown caused by the Defendants, whose sole goal was to earn millions at the Plaintiffs’ expense, forms the basis for this action.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Despite losing subscribers for the first time in the past eight years, Netflix is still the preferred way to watch TV programs among US consumers, according to a new report from ThinkNow Media. Preferred by 61 percent of consumers for the past two years, the streaming giant’s dominance hasn’t been marked so much by growth as it has been by the drastic decline of live TV, states the report.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Paley Center for Media today will celebrate great comedic moments and legends in TV at this year’s The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television’s Comedy Legends, November 21 in LA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Celebrated actor, director and producer Don Cheadle launched production company Radicle Act and signed a first-look deal with Industrial Media. Mika Pryce will join the company as SVP/head of development to lead content efforts for all platforms. On the film side, Cheadle has set up the adaptation of the book Amari and the Night Brothers with Universal Pictures, which he will produce alongside Mandeville and Genius Productions. “With the advent of Radicle Act, we hope to live up to the namesake and seed the landscape, producing new and exciting material across multiple platforms,” said Cheadle.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E! Entertainment has in its future new half-hour reality sitcom Meet the Frasers, which follows Rhode Island local celeb couple, 28-year-old psychic medium Matt Fraser and his pageant queen girlfriend, 21-year-old Alexa Papigiotis. Slated to premiere in 2020, series will showcase their lives, careers and their very involved extended families.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Smithsonian Channel returns with a 13 season of Air Disasters on September 1 at 8p. Using eyewitness accounts, archival footage and reenactments, experts will take viewers to the scene of the some of the world’s most tragic crashes and uncover the truth behind what went wrong.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season premieres are in the air at OWN, which returns Greenleaf on Tuesday, September 3 at 10p and Love & Marriage: Huntsville on Saturday, September 7 at 10p. In this season, the Greenleafs attempt to maintain a united front in the face of losing their church; Love & Marriage follows three powerful African American couples working in real estate in Huntsville, AL.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Insight TV, 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, is debuting three original series across its linear and digital platforms. Up first is Jndia, The Fast Life, premiering August 10 at 10p, followed by Car Crews with Supercar Blondie, premiering August 22 at 9p and Street Kings in Jail, premiering September 10 at 10p. In the US viewers can watch Insight TV on RCN cable and Layer 3, and its streaming service is available on Samsung TV Plus, among other outlets.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Golden Globe winner for best comedy series The Kominsky Method will return for season 2 Friday, October 25 on Netflix. Powered by Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin in the lead roles, series follows the golden-years goings-on of aging actor-cum-acting coach Sandy Kominsky and his longtime agent Norman Newlander.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones premieres on Netflix on Monday, August 26. The streamer dropped a trailer for the new stand-up comedy special.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Feud, a dive into the Hatfield-McCoy feud from the perspective of a rapidly transforming Appalachia, premieres Tuesday, September 10 at 9p on PBS stations.
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The sequel to Netflix’s 2018 original romcom To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before will bow on the streamer on February 12, 2020. Titled To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You, the new movie will again star Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. A third film in the series is in the works.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Michael Cimino (Annabelle Comes Home, Training Day) will topline Love, Simon, the Disney+ series inspired by the 2018 movie that also stars previously announced Ana Ortiz… Upcoming HBO series The Nevers added six more cast members: Kiran Sonia Sawar, Elizabeth Berrington, Ella Smith, Viola Prettejohn, Anna Devlin and Martyn Ford will join the cast that already includes Laura Donnelly, Olivia Williams and Nick Frost… WWE star Ronda Rousey will join the cast of season 3 of Fox drama 9-1-1.
(Source: Cynopsis)

After more than 8,100 episodes and 32 years on the air, CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful claimed first place in the soap opera demographic. For the week ended August 9, the show hit a 0.9 among W25-54, beating longtime No. 1 and sister show The Young and the Restless, which landed a 0.8.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (Animated) – Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Leslie Jones, Bill Hader, Rachel Bloom, Awkwafina, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez
Good Boys – Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon, Midori Francis, Lil Rel Howery, Will Forte, Izaac Wang
47 Meters Down: Uncaged – Sophie Nelisse, Corinne Foxx, Brianne Tju, Sistine Rose Stallone, Davi Santos, Khylin Rhambo, Brec Bassinger, John Corbett, Nia Long
Where’d You Go, Bernadette – Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig, Emma Nelson, James Urbaniak, Judy Greer, Troian Bellisario, Zoe Chao, Laurence Fishburne
Blinded By The Light – Viveik Kalra, Hayley Atwell, Rob Brydon, Kulvinder, Ghir, Nell Williams, Aaron Phagura, Meera Ganatra, Dean-Charles Chapman, Sally Phillips




Today’s Jackpot is $70 million

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Saturday’s Jackpot is $149 million. 

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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