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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 6/23/20)
BRITBOX: Isolation Stories (Premiere)
HGTV: House Hunters International:The Adventure Continues (Premiere) at 10pm
OWN: Greenleaf (Premiere) at 9pm
TBS: Celebrity Show-Off (Premiere) at 10pm

Joe Biden’s campaign has committed to three debates with President Trump this fall, as scheduled by the Commission on Presidential Debates for September 29, October 15 and October 22. The Trump campaign has pushed for an additional debate, and earlier debates. “Our position is straightforward and clear: Joe Biden will accept the Commission’s debates, on the Commission’s dates, under the Commission’s established format and the Commission’s independent choice of moderators,” wrote Biden’s campaign manager, Jen O’Malley Dillon, to the commission. “Donald Trump and Mike Pence should do the same.”
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Netflix snapped up exclusive rights for season three of Cobra Kai, as well as non-exclusive rights to the first two seasons, which premiered on YouTube. Sony Pictures Television was granted the right to shop season three after YouTube, shifting to more unscripted programming, said it wouldn’t order a fourth season.
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The date for the 78th Golden Globes ceremony is moving from January to February 28, 2021. The Globes decision follows similar moves to later dates for the Oscars and Critics’ Choice Awards, out of COVID-19 concerns.
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Anchors for CBS This Morning and Fox & Friends are back in their studios, three months after the pandemic shuttered facilities. “I can’t even tell you how great I feel today,” said King on Monday’s show.
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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run will debut digitally in the US via premium VOD in early 2021, then move exclusively to CBS All Access. The movie, which debuts on the service as part of CBS All Access’ transformation into an expanded service with content from across ViacomCBS, was initially supposed to premiere in theaters over Memorial Day weekend, but the date was postponed over COVID-19 concerns. All prior seasons of SpongeBob SquarePants will also be on the streamer soon.
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Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment and Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud struck a co-production deal to develop, produce and distribute a slate of unscripted programming that will showcase fresh comedic stories and new voices. As part of the deal, the two companies will also partner with brands to co-fund and co-produce a slate of original content. All content will be co-produced and co-owned by LOL and Wheelhouse.
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An anthology show based on Malcolm Gladwell’s bestselling “Outliers” is in development at HBO Max, with Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Samie Kim Flavey executive producing for Imagine Television Studios, along with Gladwell and showrunner and writer Greg Walker The first subject, should the project go through, would be Dr. Anthony Fauci.
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Production on season two of The Witcher resumes August 17, announced Netflix. The fantasy drama shut down production in March while filming in the UK, after new cast member Kristofer Hivju was diagnosed with coronavirus; soon after, all productions went dark. Season two is expected to drop in mid-2021.
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Animated series The Great North landed an early season 2 renewal by Fox. The show “embodies our animation brand so strongly, they left us no choice but to give this stellar series an early renewal ahead of its midseason debut,” said Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment of Fox Entertainment.
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Actor Nicholas Pinnock (For Life) announced the launch of Silver Milk, a production company in partnership with his talent agent, Oliver Slinger at Independent Talent Group, his manager Jeff Golenberg at Silver Lining Entertainment and his publicist, Teal Cannaday at Bespoke Publicity. The London/L.A.-based company will focus on TV, film and documentary projects.
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The first half of season five of Lucifer debuts on Netflix on Friday, August 21. The fantasy drama started life on Fox, and moved to Netflix for season four.”
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Season four of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which was scheduled to premiere this fall, will now debut in 2021. The postponement, due to the production shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, was announced during Hulu’s virtual NewFront presentation on Monday.
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Showtime’s The Circus is back in town Sunday, August 16 at 8p, with new episodes continuing through the election. The political docu-series launched the first part of season five this past winter and averaged over 1 million viewers weekly.
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Unfiltered: Paris Jackson and Gabriel Glenn, a show from Jeff Jenkins Productions that follows the launch of a band by Michael Jackson’s daughter and her boyfriend, debuts on Facebook Watch on Tuesday, June 30 at 6a. New episodes drop weekly.
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The Manscapers are back with the season two debut of Bravo’s Backyard Envy on Tuesday, August 14 at 10p. This year’s challenges include designing a Tuscan-themed backyard in New Jersey and landscaping an upside-down house on Fire Island.
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Epix’s Helter-Skelter: An American Myth will premiere Sunday, July 26 at 10p. The docu-series was originally slated to debut June 14.
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NBC will air a special telecast of Cannonball on Monday, June 29 at 10p. As previously announced, the water sports competition will premiere Thursday, July 9 at 8p on USA Network.
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Foodie Love, a series produced by HBO Europe in Spain that follows two thirty-somethings after they meet on a foodie mobile dating app, premieres Monday, July 13 on HBO Go, HBO Now and on HBO via HBO Max.
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“We’re committed to being a force for change,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook in a video during the company’s developer conference on Monday. Among the announcements made were the latest version of the iPhone operating system, which includes a change to the iOS home screen that offers the ability to set default email and browser apps. Users can pin widgets with updating information on the home screen, including calendar and maps mini-programs. Also unveiled were new features in the Messages app, including mentions and new Memoji features including an avatar wearing a mask, and a new feature, “App Library,” that automatically organizes apps and can delete pages of apps in one tap. A new translation app, “Translate,” allows real-time translation of languages, and digital car keys in iOS 14 and iOS 13, enabling users to unlock and start their car from their phone.
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Spotify is now available to stream on Comcast’s Xfinity. Xfinity Flex customers can say “Spotify” into their Xfinity Voice Remote to access Spotify Free or Spotify Premium. Spotify has also begun rolling out to X1 customers and will be available soon as an Internet app. “Music streaming on Xfinity X1 and Flex is at an all-time high and we’re pleased our customers will now be able to enjoy Spotify’s Free and Premium tiers and extensive library of on demand music, curated playlists and podcasts right on the TV alongside the growing catalog of entertainment already available on these platforms,” said Rebecca Heap, SVP, Video and Entertainment, Comcast Cable.
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NBC will air the two-hour special Global Goal: Unite for Our Future — The Concert on Saturday, June 27 at 8p. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson (The Titan Games), the telecast, from Global Citizen and the European Commission, will highlight the disproportionate impact COVID-19 has on marginalized communities. The concert will feature performances from Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, J Balvin, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber and Quavo, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Usher and Yemi Alade, with appearances from Antoni Porowski, Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, David Beckham, Diane Kruger, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Jackman, Ken Jeong, Kerry Washington, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman, Salma Hayek Pinault and more.
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PBS’s 40th anniversary (virtual) presentation of July 4 special A Capitol Fourth will be hosted by John Stamos (Fuller House) and singer/actress Vanessa Williams. In addition to live fireworks from Washington, D.C. will be performances from Patti LaBelle, John Fogerty, The Temptations and the National Symphony Orchestra, among others.
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Televisión Dominicana will be airing special coverage of the Dominican Republic’s congressional debates on Tuesday, June 23 at 9p and will provide all-day coverage of the presidential elections on July 5.
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The Peabody Awards has partnered with PBS for a roundtable special featuring the filmmakers of this year’s 10 Peabody documentary winners. Peabody Presents: Best in Documentary will celebrate the films while encouraging in-depth discussion around the social issues they address. The 60-minute special premieres tonight, June 23 at 8p across PBS digital platforms.
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Lifetime will celebrate Pride Month with an encore presentation of the 2009 original movie, Prayers for Bobby, on Monday, June 29 at 8p. Sigourney Weaver stars as a profoundly religious wife and mother who begins to question her faith after the suicide of her gay son.
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ABC’s interview with former national security advisor John Bolton topped the ratings Sunday night, delivering 0.7 among A18-49. Its 6.1 million viewers tally came in second to CBS’s 60 Minutes, which drew 7 million.
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The season three premiere of Paramount Network’s Yellowstone wrangled 4.2 million viewers, up 76% from the season two bow, as well as a 1.78 rating among A18-49, up 127%. Across Paramount Network, CMT, TV Land and Pop TV, the drama drew 6.6 million total viewers, making it the #1 most-watched cable premiere of 2020.
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The season five finale of E!’s Total Bellas was the highest rated episode in two years, garnering 657,000 viewers P18-49 (up 23% vs prior week) and 1.15 million total viewers (up 36% vs prior week).
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