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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 8/18/20)
DISCOVERY: Undercover Billionaire (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY: I Quit (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Good Bones: Bare Bones (Premiere) at 8pm
SUNDANCE NOW: The Suspect (Premiere)

ABC News landed the first joint interview with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. World News Tonight anchor David Muir and GMA co-anchor Robin Roberts will quiz the pair for a special slated to air Sunday, August 23, as well as appear in segments on other ABC shows.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tracee Ellis Ross (black-ish), Kerry Washington (Scandal) and Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) have been added to the lineup at this week’s Democratic National Convention. Ross appears tonight, Washington on Wednesday and Louis-Dreyfus on Thursday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS All Access animated series Tooning Out the News will deliver convention coverage, with special guests beginning tonight with Major Garrett, Chief Washington Correspondent for CBS News; followed on Wednesday by Sarah McBride, Democratic candidate for the US Senate; political advisor Jennifer Palmieri on Thursday; and Rep. Jim Himes on Friday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

As America’s Got Talent judge Simon Cowell recovers from back surgery, SNL’s Kenan Thompson will guest judge the NBC competition series this week, starting tonight. Last week, Kelly Clarkson subbed for Cowell.
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Jensen Ackles (Supernatural) has joined the season three cast of Amazon’s The Boys. And at least one person will be super happy to see him on set. “Jensen is an amazing actor, an even better person, smells like warm chocolate chip cookies, and I consider him a brother,” said showrunner, EP (and Supernatural creator) Eric Kripke. “As Soldier Boy, the very first Superhero, he’ll bring so much humor, pathos, and danger to the role. I can’t wait to be on set with him again, and bring a bit of Supernatural to The Boys.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Speaking of Supernatural, the first of the CW series’ seven final episodes is set to launch Thursday, October 8 at 8p, with a series finale slated for November 19. The net’s fall season kicks off Friday, September 18 with the season seven premiere of Masters of Illusion at 8p, followed by the series debut of World’s Funniest Animals at 9p. Season two of Pandora premieres Sunday, October 4 at 8p, followed two nights later by the broadcast premiere of Swamp Thing. Conspiracy thriller Devils has its CW debut on Wednesday, October 7 at 8p, followed by the season two launch of Coroner. Fantasy adventure The Outpost kicks off season three on Thursday, October 8 at 9p, and Tell Me a Story returns for its sophomore run on Tuesday, October 13 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sara Haines is making a comeback as co-host for ABC daytimer The View, launching season 24 in September. Haines, who is replacing Abby Huntsman, co-hosted The View from 2016 until 2018, when she left to host the now-canceled third hour of GMA with Michael Strahan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Crown has cast its Di. Elizabeth Debicki (The Tenet) will play Princess Diana for the final two seasons of the Netflix series. Emma Corrin is playing Diana on the upcoming season four; season five is expected to premiere in 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple ordered country music contest My Kind of Country from Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, country music manager Jason Owen, and Izzie Pick Ibarra (The Masked Singer). The series will be executive produced by Done + Dusted.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV has picked up a sophomore season of Rock the Block, set to launch in early 2021. The competition series attracted more than 20.3 million total viewers in its debut season. In season two, four pairs of HGTV renovation experts will team up to take on identical three-story suburban properties and transform them into custom dream homes – in only one month and on a $175,000 budget.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WWE live events are transitioning to a virtual arena experience. WWE ThunderDome,, featuring a state-of-the-art set, video boards, pyrotechnics, lasers, graphics and drone cameras, starts Friday, August 21 at 8p on Fox’s Friday Night SmackDown; USA Network’s Monday Night RAW airs Monday, August 24 at 8p. “WWE has a long history of producing the greatest live spectacles in sports and entertainment, yet nothing compares to what we are creating with WWE ThunderDome,” said Kevin Dunn, WWE EVP, Television Production. “This structure will enable us to deliver an immersive atmosphere and generate more excitement amongst the millions of fans watching our programming around the world.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ewan McGregor (Birds of Prey) will narrate Love Nature’s Stormborn. The three-part natural history series was filmed in Norway, Scotland and Iceland.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix comedy The Duchess debuts Friday, September 11. The series, created by and starring Katherine Ryan, follows the “powerful and problematic choices of a fashionably disruptive single mom living in London.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also coming up on Netflix is Sneakerheads, a six-episode comedy from Complex Networks about a former sneakerhead turned stay-at-home dad who enlists fellow shoe lovers to help him score a pair of kicks that could get him out of debt.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Frozen lakes filled with bones…mummified bodies in a glacier…a 30,000-year-old frozen virus (!!!). Science Channel series Secrets in the Ice uses state of the art archaeological techniques and CGI animation to spotlight mysteries in some of the coldest place on Earth, starting Thursday, August 20 at 10p.
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Disney+’s first original talk show, Earth to Ned, premieres Friday, September 4. Produced by The Jim Henson Company, Earth to Ned is hosted by alien commander Ned and his lieutenant Cornelius, who call off the invasion of Earth after they fall in love with human cultre.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of My Game: Tiger Woods will be released on GolfTV globally on Thursday, August 20. In the ten-parter, Woods offers his shotmaking secrets. The show was filmed in Jupiter, Florida in June, with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Syndicated talker Tamron Hall returns for season two on Monday, September 14, broadcast from the show’s New York studio.
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To avoid conflicting with the Democratic convention, fundraiser Feelin’ A-Live, a star-studded virtual table read of 1982 movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High, has been moved from Thursday, August 20 to Friday, August 21 at 8p. Jimmy Kimmel and Brad Pitt will join previously announced participants Jennifer Aniston, Dane Cook, Morgan Freeman, Henry Golding, Shia LaBeouf, Matthew McConaughey, Sean Penn, and Julia Roberts for the “unrehearsed, anything goes” table read.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy Dynamics launched its comedy app on Roku. Available free to Roku users, the library of stand-up comedy specials includes performances from Jim Gaffigan, Whitney Cummings, Janeane Garofalo and more.
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Cloudco Entertainment, owner of entertainment brand Care Bears, signed a long-term deal with Moonbug, the digital kids media company, for content creation, distribution and management of the Care Bears YouTube channel. Cloudco and Moonbug partnered to produce a YouTube-first show featuring the Care Bears characters and original pop music.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animal brand The Dodo announced the launch of a new pet health and wellness destination, DodoWell, with exclusive launch sponsor Petco. DodoWell spotlights pet wellness resources, curated pet product picks and expert advice. “We’ve taken caring for animals from a niche cause into the mainstream,” said The Dodo’s President, YuJang Kim. “97% of our audience consider their pets as family members, which is why we decided to lean into our fans’ love for The Dodo’s content to create the go-to destination and community.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

With a 35% rise in engement for kids and family content since COVID-19 hit, Vizio has added 12 free linear kids and family channels to its SmartCast platform. “With the uncertainty of the upcoming school year, parents will be looking for alternate ways to entertain and educate their children from inside the home,” said Katherine Pond, VP of Business Development.
(Source: Cynopsis)

News brand NowThis will exclusively stream The Future is Now, a virtual community conversation about increasing Latino representation. Presented by the Latino Victory Project and featuring special guests Joe Biden and Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as Latino artists and elected officials, the event will stream as part of the Democratic National Convention events today, August 18 at 3:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

#SayHerName, Justice For Breonna Taylor, will premiere Saturday, August 22 at 9p on BET Her. Produced by NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving, the the one-hour special examines how the death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT who was fatally shot in her home by Louisville police enforcement executing a no-knock search warrant, highlights the lack of awareness around Black women victims of police brutality. The show will feature panel conversations with voices on the frontlines of the movement, including Irving, artist Common, journalist Jemele Hill, author Dr. Brittney Cooper, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham, and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza. An encore presentation will air Saturday, August 29 at 11p on BET.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HISTORY recounts the events of September 11, 2001 with two new one-hour documentaries: 9/11: The Final Minutes of Fight 93, and 9/11: The Pentagon, premiering Friday, September 11 at 8p and 9p. Original eight-part podcast, Blindspot: The Road to 9/11, co-produced in partnership with WNYC Studios, will tell the story of the lead-up to the tragic day.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Add Miley Cyrus to the list of performers for the MTV VMAs, airing live on Sunday, August 30 at 8p. Cyrus will perform her just-released single, “Midnight Sky.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

A special edition of True Royalty TV’s talk show The Royal Beat will feature the first in-person interview with Omid Scobie, co-author of Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family. The show will be available across all platforms starting Wednesday, August 19.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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