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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 8/14/20)
AMAZON: World’s Toughest Race (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: Ted Lasso (Premiere)
DISNEY+: Weird But True! (Premiere)
HGTV: Yard Crashers: Best of the Best (Premiere) at 11pm
NAT. GEO.: Savage Kingdom (Premiere) at 9pm
NETFLIX: The Great Hei$t, Teenage Bounty Hunters (Premiere)
TRAEL CHANNEL: Extreme Paranormal Witness (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: Martha Knows Best (Finale) at 10p and 10:30p

(SATURDAY 8/15/20)
AMAZON: The Goes Wrong Show (Premiere)

(SUNDAY 8/16/20)
HBO: Lovecraft Country (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: Darcey & Stacey (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Renovation Island (Finale) at 8pm
HLN: Very Scary People (Finale) at 10pm
Telemundo: La Voz (Finale) at 9pm

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show will expand to five nights a week the week of August 17-24 for “The Democratic National Convention – Electing America’s First Black President’s Friend,” and August 24-28 for “The Republican National Convention – Celebrating February’s Record Economy.” The additional episodes will feature news, analysis, interviews, coverage from the news team and special reporting from Jordan Klepper.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In more Comedy Central news, the net’s The Other Two and South Side will move to WarnerMedia sib HBO Max for season two. Their first seasons will beging streaming in 2021, followed by new seasons classified as Max Original series. HBO Max will also become the exclusive streaming home for CC’s Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens. “Comedy Central Productions’ deal with HBO Max is emblematic of our studio production strategy to maximize the value of our content by selectively working with third parties while prioritizing franchise IP for our own platforms,” said Keyes Hill-Edgar, Chief Operating Officer, ViacomCBS Entertainment and Youth Brands. “As we shift our strategy and double down on adult animation, topical shows and scripted movies – we are excited to supercharge our studio sales business and continue these great series with HBO Max.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

With the status of in-school learning uncertain, Comcast has expanded its Internet Essentials Partnership Program, and will include its xFi platforms for Essentials customers at no extra charge. The program began in the spring, to help low-income students get online. “We’ve seen firsthand that low-cost Internet access is an important part of improving digital equity and creating positive opportunities for low-income students and families,” said Dana Strong, President of Xfinity Consumer Services. “Through this new partnership program, we are accelerating the efforts of cities, schools, philanthropies, nonprofits, and private citizens to collaborate and open the doors of Internet access for more families in need.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS News is also keeping house-bound kids in mind, with the launch of a new series dedicated to the upcoming school year. CBS News will look at how school districts across the country are navigating the return to school, what remote learning will look like and the impact it will have on students, teachers and parents. The network-wide initiative begins Monday, August 17 and continues throughout the fall. In addition, CBS This Morning will dedicate an hour of the broadcast to its recurring “School Matters” series on Monday, August 17.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The stars will be out for Dane Cook Presents Feelin’ A-Live, a virtual live table read of 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High, on Thursday, August 20 at 9p. The roster includes Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Shia La Beouf and Sean Penn. The event, supporting the emergency relief nonprofit CORE, and the REFORM Alliance, will take place on CORE’s official Facebook page and TikTok.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Awwww-some: Wildlife brand Love Nature greenlit New Kids in the Wild, following the first months in the lives of five baby animals. “This tender look at baby animals and their families has a universal appeal that is perfect for co-viewing across generations,” said Carlyn Staudt, EVP, Love Nature.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Steiner Studios has plans to build a 500,000-square-foot TV and film production hub in NYC’s Sunset Park, at the former port complex called Bush Terminal. The project, which will include eight soundstages, will include programs to “advance diversity and equity in the media and entertainment,” said the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The first group of featured performers has been announced for HBO’s adaptation of stage show Between the World and Me, based on the bestseller by journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates. The cast boasts Angela Bassett (Black Panther), Alicia Garza (Black Futures Lab), Joe Morton (Scandal), Phylicia Rashad (Cosby Show), The Roots’ Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Courtney B. Vance (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), Pauletta Washington (She’s Gotta Have It), Susan Kelechi Watson (This Is Us) and Oprah Winfrey, with additional names to be announced.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Home renovation expert Jasmine Roth comes to the rescue of homeowners who in over their heads in Help! I Wrecked My House, premiering Saturday, September 12 at 8p on HGTV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

All 13 episodes of the second season of Spectrum Originals’ L.A.’s Finest drop On Demand on Wednesday, September 9. Eight-part thriller Temple arrives Monday, October 26.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Detective drama Young Wallander debuts on Netflix on Thursday, September 3. The six-parter focuses on the fictional Swedish detective’s early career.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E!’s shot-at-home Celebrity Game Face, hosted and exec produced by Kevin Hart, returns with the first of five new episodes on Thursday, August 27 at 10p. The show aired as a special in July.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Madagascar, Borneo and Hawaii are featured in PBS three-part series Islands of Wonder, premiering Wednesday, September 16 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Biermanns hit the road – a family of eight in an RV – in season eight of Bravo reality show Don’t BeTardy…, kicking off Tuesday, October 6 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The underground world of Donk racing – where classic American cars on huge rims compete for big money – is the setting for Vice TV’s Donkmaster, premiereing Wednesday, August 19 at 10:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special will premiere on Disney+ on Tuesday, November 17 (that’s Life Day to Wookies). The special is a production of Atomic Cartoons, the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu original film Bad Hair debuts Friday, October 23. The horror satire centers on a woman in 1989 who gets a wave, only to realize her new hair may have a mind of its own.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Being the Queen, a one-hour special offering a window into the private life of Queen Elizabeth II, premieres Monday, August 31 at 9p on Nat Geo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lady Gaga has joined the lineup for the MTV VMAs, taking place Sunday, August 30 at venues throughout NYC. It’s the “Bad Romance” singer’s first VMA performance in seven years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

One-hour news special Black America Votes: The VP Choice airs Sunday, August 16 on BET and BET Her. Guests including Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Congresswoman Karen Bass, Black Voters Matter co-founder Latosha Brown and more discuss the role Black women will have in the 2020 elections.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+ has plans for a bundle that offers access to CBS All Access and Showtime content at a discounted price for subscribers, reports Bloomberg. Apple TV+ customers will be able to get CBS All Access and Showtime channels for $9.99/month, versus $9.99 and $10.99/month for each.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ad-supported streaming service Redbox TV Live, launched in February, has added 20 channels, among them America’s Test Kitchen, Funny or Die, beIN Sports and Outside TV. “We’ve seen significant viewership growth in the News, Lifestyle and Food categories,” said Chris Yates, GM of Redbox On Demand. “We’re excited to continue growing our Free Live TV offering with great new content, increasing our distribution and adding new features.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The series finale of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. delivered a season high 0.4 rating among A18-49 in its first hour and 1.64 million viewers, dipping to 0.3 and 1.35 million viewers during its second hour.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $31 million

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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $20 million. 

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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