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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 9/1/20)
CRACKLE: Metro Sexual (Premiere)
LIFETIME: Supernanny (Premiere) at 8pm
MTV: Teen Mom 2 (Premiere) at 8pm
MTV: 16 & Recovering (Premiere) at 9pm
NBC: Transplant (Premiere) at 10pm
NETFLIX: Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices (Premiere)
WGN AMERICA: News Nation (Premiere) at 8pm
A&E: What’s It Worth? (Finale) at 9:30pm
BRAVO: Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles (Finale) at 9pm

Starz gave a series order to Power Book IV: Force, the third spinoff within the Power franchise from creator, writer and executive producer Courtney A. Kemp and executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. Robert Munic (Vital Signs) will serve as showrunner and executive producer; Joseph Sikora will reprise his role as fan favorite Tommy Egan in the series, which had originally been fourth in the spinoff lineup. “Power has been one of the most successful series in premium pay television during its six-year run, garnering more than 10 million multiplatform views in its last two seasons and we can’t wait to take fans in a whole new direction as we pick-up Tommy’s story,” said Starz President of Programming Christina Davis.
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ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! will return from summer hiatus on Monday, September 21, the day after Kimmel hosts the Emmys. The late-night show, which had filmed remotely during the pandemic, will be back at the El Capitan Entertainment Centre.
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Supernatural horror series NOSA42 has been canceled by AMC after two seasons. The show’s sophomore run – simulcast on AMC and BBC America – averaged about 800,000 viewers and 350,000 among A25-54 in Live+3 Nielsens, a significant drop from season one.
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The Miss USA competition is jumping from Fox, its home since 2016, to FYI, where it will air Monday, November 9 at 8p. The pageant aired on NBC from 2003-2014, as a joint venture with Donald Trump; controversial comments from Trump about illegal immigrants prompted NBCUniversal to cut ties with the organization, and it was eventually sold to WME/IMG.
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Nielsen’s national TV household universe estimate for the 2020-21 season is 121 million homes, up from 120.6 million last year. Total viewers number 307.9 million, up 0.2%. The percentage of US homes with TV receiving a traditional TV signal via an over-the-air antenna, satellite, cable, telecom or broadband connected to a TV set is 96.2%, up 0.1%.
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Regular testing for COVID-19, workdays no longer that ten hours and no visitors on set are part of the protocols for the safe return of production issued by the Producers Guild of America. Also included: sanitization of shared work spaces, proper ventilation, and remote working where possible. The guidelines “serve as a resource for independent producers to help navigate the existing guidelines and rules set by the industry’s studios, unions and guilds,” said the PGA, and are being offered “for the user’s educational benefit only.”
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Mariah Carey will star in a Christmas-themed special set to air on Apple TV+ later this year. Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special will “combine music, dancing and animation driven by a universally heartwarming story that brings the world together,” said the streamer. Carey will serve as an executive producer along with Done + Dusted (The Disney Family Singalong).
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Mark Gordon, who left his role as President of EOne last year, has launched Mark Gordon Pictures, backed by EOne. Gordon, the producer of hits including Grey’s Anatomy and Ray Donovan, sold EOne 51% of his Mark Gordon Co. in 2015, and the remaining 49% in 2018.
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A drama starring and executive produced by Arnold Schwarzenegger is in development at Skydance Television. Creator Nick Santora is exec producing through his deal with Skydance.
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Made by Maddie premieres on Nick Jr. on Sunday, September 13 at 11a. The animated preschool series centers on a little girl with a passion for fashion.
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Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor, set in 1980s England, launches Friday, October 9. This chapter of The Haunting anthology series focuses on a man who hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew.
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HBCU Gameday series No Huddle and HBCU 101 will return for second seasons on AspireTV on Sunday, September 6, at 12p and 12:30p, respectively. “HBCU sports are more important than ever, even as COVID-19 has uprooted the traditional roll-out of the football season,” said Tina Rodriguez, Senior Director, Programming and Acquisitions. “There remains a strong focus at AspireTV on how the programs are adapting and keeping the tradition of HBCU sports and lifestyle alive.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Singer, songwriter and American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina will host Jesus Calling: Stories of Faith, making its debut on Circle on Tuesday, October 6 at 8:30p. The inspirational series will tell stories about people of faith.
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ID’s Serial Killer Week continues tonight with part two of The 93 Victims of Samuel Little. “Samuel little, who has gone under the radar for decades, unleashed true evil on everyone he encountered. Our special is distinguished by our efforts to look at his victims who were so often on the sidelines of society, telling their stories for the first time,” said Henry Schleiff, Group President of Investigation Discovery and Travel Channel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air will get the reunion treatment on HBO Max, with the cast taping a special on September 10 – precisely 30 years after the sitcom debuted on NBC. The special from Westbrook Media, the production studio founded by Fresh Prince Star Will Smith, among others, is expected to air around Thanksgiving. HBO Max, the US home to the full Fresh Prince library, also has reunions for the casts of Friends and The West Wing in the works.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears The Movie debuts Monday, September 7 at 6p, following a weekend marathon of Bears episodes starting Saturday, September 5 at 6a. A Twitch charity livestream hosted by series creator Daniel Chong on Thursday, September 3 at 9p will benefit the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in support of Black Lives Matter.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nominees for the 54th Annual CMA Awards will be revealed this morning, September 1 on ABC’s Good Morning America. Luke Combs and Carly Pearce will do the honors for select categories, with remaining groups revealed after the morning show via live stream.
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Audible and Gunpowder & Sky announced that Sheryl Crow will be the latest musician to create for Words + Music, Audible’s collection of performances that showcase musical storytelling. As part of the recently announced multi-project deal between the companies, Crow will perform her first Audible Original, Sheryl Crow: Words + Music, taking listeners her career, personal experiences and relationships that informed her artistic journey.
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CNBC announced its fall slate of events. New this year: CMO Exchange, featuring discussions of the evolving role of the CMO, on September 9; Inclusion in Action, a live virtual event examining how business leaders can address racial disparity, taking place September 10; the Workforce Executive Council Summit, on November 12; and The Path Forward: Your Money, answering questions about how to stay financially sound in unprecedented times.
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The Paley Center for Media is presenting a new Paley Impact program, “Health Tech in the Age of Covid-19,” debuting on its YouTube channel on Friday, September 4 at 12p. The discussion features leading public officials, medical experts and journalists tackling the question of what role the media plays in educating and informing the public during the pandemic.
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Netflix is looking to reel in new subscribers with a “watch free” site. Included in the offering are movies like Bird Box and The Two Popes, and single episodes of Stranger Things, Grace and Frankie, Elite, Love Is Blind, When They See Us and Our Planet.
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The TEGNA Foundation, the charitable foundation sponsored by TEGNA Inc., announced a series of grants to promote diversity in journalism and professional development opportunities for media professionals and students. TEGNA Foundation also announced it was making a special $75,000 grant to Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press to support its mission to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of local journalists. “As the First Amendment rights of journalists are increasingly under attack, it is critical to safeguard our most basic democratic freedoms,” said Dave Lougee, president and CEO, TEGNA. “And fostering greater diversity in media to better reflect the voices of the communities we serve is more important than ever, starting with the recruiting of young talent.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The E.W. Scripps Company and communities where it does business in more than 40 markets are raising money to ensure kids in low-income households have access to books. The “If You Give a Child a Book …” childhood literacy campaign is an annual drive led by the Scripps Howard Foundation and supported by Scripps employees and Scripps family members. Each TV station and national brand will select low-income schools and nonprofits in their communities to distribute the books to ensure they go to children who need them most.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s broadcast of Black Panther on Sunday, in honor of Chadwick Boseman, who died August 28 at age 43, delivered over 6 million viewers and a night-winning 1.4 rating among A18-49. An ABC News special about Boseman’s life drew 4.7 million viewers and 1.1 in the demo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The fourth and final night of the Republican National Convention was viewed by 23.8 million people, versus 24.6 million for the fourth night of the Democrats’ event. From 10p-11p, Fox News drew 5.12 viewers, followed by MSNBC (3.73 million), ABC (2.18 million), NBC (2.08 million) and CBS (1.5 million).
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