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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 6/16/20)
BRAVO: Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles (Premiere) at 9pm
FUNNY OR DIE: Call & Response (Premiere)
TLC: Sweet Home Sextuplets (Premiere) at 10pm
HISTORY: Lost Gold of World War II (Finale) at 9pm

The 2020 Creative Arts Emmys will be celebrated as a multi-night virtual event instead of the in-person ceremonies that had been scheduled for September 12 and 13, announced the Television Academy. The 72nd Primetime Emmys Awards telecast is still slated for Sunday, September 20, though the format is undecided. The Governers Balls have been canceled, “to protect the health and safety of Emmy winners, nominees and guests.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

In another awards show COVID-19 shakeup, the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, originally scheduled for February 28, 2021, has been pushed to April 25. That’s the latest in the year the Oscars have been held since they started broadcasting on TV in 1953. Eligibility requirements have been extended by two months.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS will simulcast BET’s 20th BET Awards on Sunday, June 28 at 8p, along with other ViacomCBS nets. Drake is the top nomination-grabber, with six nods, followed by Megan Thee Stallion and Roddy Ricch with five each.
(Source: Cynopsis)

USA Network ordered season four of The Sinner, and picked up unscripted series Instant Family (wt), focused on a type-A jetsetter and her quirky husband who open their home to three sisters living on the street, and The Rev (wt), about a Long Island pastor.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO is launching a digital Pride celebration on its Human By Orientation platform. Events honoring the LGBTQIA+ community will run from June 18-28. “Black lives matter, Black trans lives matter, Black queer lives matter,” said Jackie Gagne, VP of Multicultural Marketing for HBO. “Our goal of Human By Orientation has always been to help the community celebrate their proudest and queerest selves.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

E! Online started the week with a new look. The mobile-first redesign features improved, interactive photo galleries, videos, and show coverage, with faster load times. Before today’s relaunch, E! Online reports it tested some of the new features and saw mobile growth in time spent per user (up 74% across the site as a whole, with the homepage garnering a 130% increase), and video completion rates across all devices up by 47%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jessica Chastain’s Freckle Films, Kristen Campo and Endeavor Content landed TV rights for the Alice Feeney novel, His & Hers. Freckle’s Chastain and Kelly Carmichael will executive produce, along with Campo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon Studios handed a series order to a series from Jason Katims that follows three roommates who are on the autism spectrum. The show, from True Jack Productions, Universal Television, Israel’s yesStudios and Amazon Studios, is based on an Israeli format.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Arnold Schwarzenegger is not only producing and starring in Genius Brands International children’s series Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, launching next year on Amazon Prime – he’ll be a “significant investor” in Genius Brands. Schwarzenegger said he is “honored to help realize Stan’s vision of creating a children’s cartoon series that not only entertains with superhero adventures, but also imparts valuable lessons about the importance of health, exercise, nutrition, anti-bullying, and diversity.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The new season of Telemundo’s Enemigo Intimo debuts Monday, June 22 at 10p. Mexican stars Fernanda Castillo and Raul Mendez return to reprise their roles in the Super Series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV announced a summer slate that includes new episodes of Christina on the Coast; a new season of Good Bones; Flipping Across America; and Build Me Up. Additional new titles feature familiar faces Scott McGillivray in Vacation House Rules, and Masters of Home brings back Dave and Kortney Wilson to transform fixer-uppers. New series Beach Around the World follows home buyers and as they explore beach properties. “HGTV has plenty of premiere hours for fans who are uncompromising when it comes to summer viewing options,” said Jane Latman, president, HGTV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Docu-series Skindigenous, which airs on APTN, the Aboriginal People’s Television Network, has been licensed by PBS. The 13-episode series exploring Indigenous tattooing traditions around the world is produced by Gatineau’s Nish Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Quibi, launched in April with a subscriber goal of 7.5 million by year’s end, is tracking to wrap 2020 with under 2 million paying subscribers, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. With many of its current 4+ million users downloading the app during a free 90-day trial, it’s uncertain how many will pay $4.99/month for the ad-supported, or $7.99/month for the ad-free, versions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A new, original digital comic book series, To The Max, published by DC in collaboration with HBO Max, celebrates the launch of the streamer. To The Max features stories about ordinary people achieving their maximum potential when they transform into extraordinary superheroes with the help of another new character, Max the dog. “We are thrilled to partner with the amazing team at DC to present this creative, personification of HBO Max as a team of powerful comic book superheroes,” said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, Warner Media Entertainment and Direct-To-Consumer. “These fun, original stories depict a diverse range of ordinary individuals who are symbolic of the depth and breadth of programming that is available on the platform, driving home the message that HBO Max has something for everyone.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Documentary Prince William – A Monarch in the Making, debuts July 1 on True Royalty TV, timed to the launch of the streaming network as a featured subscription on The Roku Channel. Also Roku-ready will be the return of The Royal Beat bi-weekly talk show, and the US premiere of Heir We Go Again starting July 1.
(Source: Cynopsis)

National Geographic and Nat Geo WILD are taking a bite out of summer with five weeks of shark programming, including 17 original premieres, for the eighth annual Sharkfest. The stunt begins Sunday, July 12, on National Geographic, followed by two weeks of content on Nat Geo WILD starting Sunday, August 2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV One is presenting a virtual town hall to explore the history, impact and legacy of Go-go music. The Beat Don’t Stop: Don’t Mute My City will debut of TV One’s Facebook page and WKYS and MAJIC’s digital and social platforms on Wednesday, June 17 at 7p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Arts network Ovation TV is shining a light on the contributions of Black artists and activists starting Friday, June 19 at 6a. A 24-hour programming block will highlight the works of Beyoncé, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Alfre Woodard, Michelle Obama and Pharrell Williams.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TheGrid Network is broadcasting a Father’s Day marathon of Will Smith music videos followed by music videos from DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince. The marathon will be hosted by film producer Carl Jackson on June 16 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC’s Hollywood Game Night delivered a series low 0.2/2 rating among A18-49 and 1.6 million viewers on Sunday. ABC topped the night in ratings with an average 0.7/4 in the demo, while CBS drew the most viewers, 5.1 million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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