ANIMAL PLANET: Crikey! It’s The Irwins: Extra Bites (Premiere) at 8pm
CW: Charmed (Premiere) at 8pm
CW: Dynasty (Premiere) at 9pm
DISNEY: Gabby Duran & the Unsittables (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY: Gold Rush (Premiere) at 9pm
FACEBOOK WATCH: The Birch (Premiere) at 4pm
FUSE: The Read with Kid Fury and Crissie (Premiere) at 11pm
FUSE: Don’t Be Nice (Premiere) at 11:30pm
NICKELODEON: Are You Afraid of the Dark? (Premiere) at 7pm
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Ghost Nation (Premiere) at 10pm
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Hometown Horror (Premiere) at 11pm
WE TV: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Star Family Edition (Premiere) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: Murder in the Bayou (Finale) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 10/12/19)
OXYGEN: The DNA of Murder with Paul Holes (Premiere) at 7pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: David Harbour, Musical Guest: Camila Cabello (Premiere) at 11:30pm
DISCOVERY FAMILY: My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (Finale) at 8pm

(SUNDAY 10/13/19)
AMC: Hip Hop: The Songs that Shook America (Premiere) at 12am
DISCOVERY: Why We Hate (Premiere) at 10pm
NAT. GEO. WILD: Dr. T. Lone Star Vet (Premiere) at 9pm
OVATION TV: Inside The Actors Studio (Premiere) at 10pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Rise of the Supercarrier (Premiere) at 9pm
HBO: Succession (Finale) at 9pm
HBO: The Righteous Gemstones (Finale) at 10:10pm

Drew Barrymore will star in her own syndicated daytime talk show for CBS Television Distribution, anchored by the CBS Television Stations group. “We are very excited to be in business with Drew Barrymore and have our stations serve as the launch group for a show that is the brightest prospect I have seen in many years,” said Peter Dunn, President, CBS Television Stations. “We look forward to giving Drew and our colleagues at CBS Television Distribution our full support to help this show strike gold with our audience and advertisers.” The show, slated to launch in fall 2020, will be produced and distributed by CTD; Barrymore, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell are executive producers.
(Source: Cynopsis)ABC picked up a second season of summer series Holey Moley. Rob Riggle, Joe Tessitore and Jeannie Mai all return for another round of the miniature golf competition.
(Source: Cynopsis)Holly Hunter will play former Attorney General Sally Yates in the CBS Studios event series based on former FBI director James Comey’s book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership. “Though I’d never met Holly before, this part was written for her. There was no one else who could play it,” said Billy Ray, who adapted the book and is directing. “In my first phone call with her, I spent 10 minutes just telling her how much I loved her in Broadcast News.” CBS has not announced the when (air dates) or where (Showtime? CBS All Access?) of the miniseries.
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HBO is adding mental health awareness notifications ahead of some of its shows and movies, to identify mental illnesses that appear in the episode and provide information on how to get help. “HBO has always been at the forefront of telling stories featuring complex characters, some of whom deal with mental illness, from The Sopranos to Euphoria, encouraging more conversation around the different facets of mental health,” said Jason Mulderig, VP of Brand & Product Marketing at HBO. “We are not saying ‘viewer discretion is advised.’ We are saying ‘viewer conversation is encouraged.’” The disclaimers are part of HBO’s “It’s OK” initiative, aimed at destigmatizing mental.
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In another initiative to help viewers – in this case the pint-sized variety– Sesame Street has muppet Karli tackling the issue of her mother’s addiction during the show’s 50th season. The story is part of the Sesame Street in Communities project, which also offers materials to providers to help them discuss addiction with children.
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The wrongful death case against AMC brought by the family of late The Walking Dead stuntman John Bernecker will go forward to trial, ruled a Georgia judge. Bernacker suffered fatal injuries in a stunt fall in 2017. “This was a tragic accident,” said AMC after the ruling. “While we continue to believe our motions for summary judgment were appropriate and supported by the facts in this case and the law, we respect the Court’s decision – without making any determination on the merits of either side’s arguments – to allow the case to proceed.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

WE tv’s Marriage Boot Camp has its season premiere tonight – and also its 100th episode. What does it mean to hit that milestone? “Of course, a lot’s changed for our industry in recent years, in terms of the general landscape and viewing habits of consumers, so to produce a show that continues to deliver through this shift – evolving and adapting with it – is immensely gratifying,” Adam Reed, Thinkfactory CEO, tells Cynopsis. “I couldn’t be more proud of our production team, who have shepherded the series through 100 episodes, encompassing a range of seasons and spinoffs, as well as the couples and families that come on the show and are always our North Star when it comes to the creative direction.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo’s Blind Date reboot launches Monday, November 18 at 11:30p – with the format tweaked to reflect social media trends. The original debuted in 1999 and ran for ten seasons in syndication.
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In more Bravo news, the net’s Project Runway is back on Thursday, December 5 at 9:30p. Competition begins at the TWA Hotel at JFK airport, where designers are tasked with creating an innovative look inspired by humanity’s continued push into space exploration; fans will get a chance to own a piece of the designer creations when they vote on the outfits they like best.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Travel Channel’s new series Lost Secrets circles the globe using state-of-the-art scientific testing to unlock the mystery of recently discovered objects. Six-parter launches Sunday, November 10 at 11p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New animated adventure series The Rocketeer gets a double premiere Friday, November 8, on Disney Channel at 11a and Disney Junior at 5p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season three of Discovery spin-off Gold Rush: White Water debuts Friday, November 8 at 10p. This time around, the father and son team of Fred and Dustin Hart split up, to double their chances of striking it rich.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mood Swings debuts on streaming service Pure Flix on Thursday, October 24. Comedy centers on four generations of women forced to live under one roof.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s Desus & Mero returns from summer hiatus on Monday, October 14. Episodes of the late night talker air Mondays and Thursdays at 11p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actress/comedian/writer Wanda Sykes (Curb Your Enthusiasm) will host the 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, airing on Bounce Sunday, February 23 at 9p. Event celebrates African-American achievements.
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Oprah Winfrey sits down with actresses Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) and Cynthia Erivo (Harriet), who discuss their fast rise to fame and how their leading roles have shaped them personally and professionally, in OWN Spotlight: Oprah At Home with Lupita Nyong’o and Cynthia Erivo. Special premieres Saturday, October 26 at 8p.
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Fox News Channel will air Town Hall America with Harris Faulkner: Police Emergency on Sunday, October 27 at 8p. Moderated by Outnumbered Overtime anchor Faulkner, the town hall will focus on the growing dangers law enforcement officials are facing across the country.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animal advocate and pet rescue hero Kristin Chenoweth was honored with Hallmark Channel’s 2019 Adoption Ever After Award at the 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Awards on Saturday night in Beverly Hills. Awards ceremony premieres as part of Hallmark Channel’s Adoption Ever After initiative on Monday, October 21 at 8p
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Amber Riley (Glee) will emcee ABC’s The Little Mermaid Live!, airing Tuesday, November 5 at 8p.
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NBC’s Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry airs Tuesday, November 26 at 9p. Special kicks off the net’s “Oh What Fun” holiday slate. Also part of the fun: How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming, an animated special based on the film trilogy, set to premiere Tuesday, December 3 at 8:30p.
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TNT gets in the Halloween spirit with a nine-hour marathon of Supernatural, starting at 10a on October 31.(Source: Cynopsis)Among the performers and presenters lined up for the 2019 CMT Artists of the Year special, airing Wednesday, October 16 at 8p, are Bobby Bones, Chrissy Metz, Jackie Galecki, Lady Antebellum, Lauren Akins, Lonnie Chavis, Maddie & Tae, Sam Hunt, and Vince Gill.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills is offering an exhibit celebrating the fashion from The Goldbergs and Schooled. Exhibit is free and is open to the public from October 16-November 17, and will kick off with a launch event with the cast and creative team of The Goldbergs on October 15.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wayne Brady (Let’s Make a Deal) will recur on CW’s Black Lightning starting in early 2020…Colin Woodell (The Purge) has been added to the cast of HBO Max drama The Flight Attendant, in a key role opposite Kaley Cuoco (Big Bang Theory)… Freeform announced additions to the cast for drama pilot Close Up: Fivel Stewart (Atypical), Anthony Keyvan (Alex and Katie), Karin Konoval (Planet of the Apes), Yaani King Mondschein (The Resident), Sean Blakemore (Ad Astra), Jennifer Spence (Travelers), Megan Charpentier (It), newcomer Alexander Grant and Van Crosby (Splitting Up Together) join Millicent Simmonds in series regular roles.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season four premiere of NBC’s This Is Us was the number one scripted episode of broadcast premiere week, growing 82% in Live+7 to hit a 3.35 rating among A18-49, according to Nielsen. In all of entertainment, Fox’s Masked Singer topped the chart, with a 3.6 rating in the demo. In total viewers, CBS’s NCIS was first, with 16.9 million viewers, while the crown for biggest percentage of growth went to ABC freshman Stumptown, up 141% in delayed viewing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The BET Hip Hop Awards 2019 delivered 1.3 million total viewers on its premiere night across BET and VH1, up 9% versus last year, and was the most social program on TV (excluding sports).
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season finale of Bravo’s Below Deck Mediterranean delivered 1.3 million P18-49 (up +4% versus the prior week’s episode), 1.6 million P25-54 (up +8%), and 2.5 million total viewers (up +4%) in Live+3 Nielsens. Season 4 is the highest-rated season of the Below Deck franchise across all key demos.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery Familia reports the net had its highest ratings in five years with a new episode of Todo en 90 Dias: ¿Felices Para Siempre? (90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?) on Thursday, September 26.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Addams Family (Animated) – Oscar Isaac, Chloe Grace Moretz, Allison Janney, Elsie Fisher, Nick Kroll, Charlize Theron, Bette Midler, Finn Wolfhard
Gemini Man – Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Benedict Wong, Clive Owen, Douglas Hodge
Jexi – Adam Devine, Alexandra Shipp, Rose Byrne, Wanda Sykes,  Michael Pena. Charlyne Yi, Justin Hartley



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