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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 7/7/20)
ABC: What Would You? Do (Premiere) at 10pm
DISCOVERY: Dirty Jobs: Rowe’d Trip (Premiere) at 9pm
TRU TV: Tirdy Works (Finale) at 10p

Nonstop: Downloads of Disney+ shot up 74 percent in the US and 47 percent globally from July 3-5, as the film premiere of Hamilton burst onto the screen. The app was downloaded 513,323 times globally and 266,084 times in the US during the three days, according to research firm Apptopia. Even more telling, the numbers reflect only mobile downloads via Apple and Android app stores, so viewership on connected devices or smart-TVs is not counted. Additionally, the worldwide figures exclude India and Japan, where Disney+ is packaged with pre-existing apps.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Speaking of Disney, Colin Kaepernick has joined the Mouse House in an overall first-look production deal to encompass scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equity. The deal, which Disney said will provide a new platform to showcase the work of Black and Brown directors and producers, extends across all Walt Disney platforms including Walt Disney Television, ESPN, Hulu, Pixar and ESPN’s The Undefeated. First up is a docuseries produced by ESPN Films, chronicling Kaepernick’s life.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wheel of Fortune is providing some good fortune this summer. Each weeknight from July 13-August 14, the Sony Pictures Television show will give away $1,000 to a viewer and donate an additional $1,000 to a food bank in the winner’s hometown as part of its “$1K A Day Summer Giveaway” activation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ViacomCBS and DISH renewed their multiyear carriage agreement to continue delivering the ViacomCBS portfolio to DISH and Sling TV customers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Matt Reeves – The Batman director and co-creator of Felicity – signed an exclusive, multiyear overall deal with Warner Bros. He’ll develop new television programming for all platforms via his 6th & Idaho production company, to be produced in association with Warner Bros. Television, Warner Horizon Scripted Television, Warner Bros. Animation or Blue Ribbon Content, depending on the platform.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Are you a Judy or a Jen? Dead to Me will return for a third and final season now that Netflix has formed a creative partnership with creator Liz Feldman. Series stars Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini and James Marsden.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also at Netflix, new series Voices of Fire heads to Pharrell Williams’ hometown of Hampton Roads, VA, to follow community leaders as they attempt to build one of the world’s most inspiring gospel choirs. Slated to premiere later this year, series features Williams’ uncle, Bishop Ezekiel Williams, and a team of gospel leaders.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple struck a multiyear deal with The Maurice Sendak Foundation, the organization that oversees the works of the Where the Wild Things Are creator. Apple will develop and produce new shows and specials based on Sendak’s work, bolstering the kids coffers of its Apple TV+ library.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC purchased an untitled half-hour family comedy about parents in LA raising a non-binary, gender-fluid child. From Kapital Entertainment and 20th Century Fox TV, project was penned by Chad Gervich based on personal experience, with Perfect Harmony creator/exec producer Lesley Wake Webster supervising.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Stan Lee Universe, a joint venture that will assume worldwide media rights to all of Lee’s post-Marvel IP, debuts as a new entity between Genius Brands International and Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment. Genius will develop 5-10 properties a year based on 100 original Lee creations including Black Fury, Tomorrow Men and Virus, and will serve as the managing and controlling partner of the joint venture.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Stargirl landed a second season at The CW, and with the renewal streaming rights, head from DC Universe to the network’s digital platforms for all exclusive in-season airings. Stargirl debuted on DCU on May 18 and on CW on May 19.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Two new premieres on tap for Apple TV+ this Friday, July 10. Little Voice and Greatness Code. Described as a love letter to the diverse musicality of NY and featuring original music by Sara Bareilles, Little Voice follows a performer struggling to fulfill her dreams while navigating rejection, love and complicated family issues. Greatness Code is a short-form seven-ep unscripted series that spotlights untold stories from athletes including LeBron James, Tom Brady, and Alex Morgan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kevin Hart is angling for action hero status in Die Hart, his new Quibi series premiering Monday, July 20. The 10-episode short-form series finds Hart playing a version of himself who’s attempting to sidestep his usual “comedic sidekick” role by going to action star school. John Travolta and Nathalie Emmanuel co-star.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The third Installment of animated anthology Infinity Train will premiere exclusively on HBO Max this summer. The streamer offered a first look at key art for the third book of the series, produced by Cartoon Network Studios. Books 1 and 2 of the mystery adventure series are available now on HBO Max.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran will join Fox Business Network’s Neil Cavuto for a one-hour FBN broadcast Thursday, July 9th at 1p about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the housing market and real estate industry.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Pucker up. The Kissing Booth 2 heads to Netflix Friday, July 24. The movie sequel, from director Vince Marcello, based on the books by Beth Reekles, features characters Elle Evans and Noah Flynn navigating a long-distance relationship, Elle’s college choices, and her friendship with a charismatic new classmate.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime’s Ripped from the Headlines summer slate launches with new movies inspired by books from true crime author Ann Rule. Sleeping with Danger, which debuts Saturday, August 1 and A Murder to Remember, premiering Sunday, August 2, will be followed by companion doc special Elizabeth Smart: Finding Justice hosted by kidnapping survivor and advocate Elizabeth Smart. Also upcoming in the activation is new special Jodi Arias: Cellmate Secrets, and the documentary Surviving Jeffrey Epstein, as a two-night event.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon series All That reunites Jamie Lynn Spears with fellow Zoey 101 cast mates including Paul Butcher, Sean Flynn and Kristin Herrera in a new version of fan-fave sketch Thelma Stump airing Saturday, July 11, at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix and Hasbro, in partnership with Rooster Teeth, dropped the final trailer for the first chapter in the Transformers: War for Cybertron trilogy, premiering on Netflix Thursday, July 30. Part one, Seige, is rooted in the final hours of the civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons that’s torn apart their home planet of Cybertron.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV’s Renovation Island delivered a season high .89 Live + three-day rating among A25-54 on Sunday, June 28, at 8p. The rating was a 92 percent increase over year-ago levels and a 44 percent lift over the prior six weeks in the Sunday 8p time slot. Since it premiered on June 7, Renovation Island has helped HGTV deliver a 30 percent L3 ratings increase among AP25-54 in Sunday prime over the prior six weeks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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