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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 9/3/20)
ACORN TV: The Sounds (Premiere)
HBO MAX: Raised by Wolves (Premiere)
HITN TV: Vital Signs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta (Premiere) at 4pm
NETFLIX: Young Wallander (Premiere)
OXYGEN: Buried in the Backyard (Premiere) at 8pm
SUNDANCE NOW: We Got This (Premiere)
TLC: Dr. Pimple Popper: Before the Pop (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC: To Tell the Truth (Finale) at 10pm
BRAVO: The Real Housewives of New York City (Finale) at 9pm
TRU TV: Tacoma FD (Finale) at 10pm
WE TV: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (Finale) at 9pm

Among the celebrity contestants set to tango on season 29 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars are Tiger King’s Carole Baskin, Super Bowl champ Vernon Davis, Olympic figure skater Jonny Weir, Catfish host Nev Shulman, rapper Nelly, and Selling Sunset’s Chrishelle Stause. Tyra Banks (America’s Top Model) hosts, taking the reins from 15-year host Tom Bergeron, starting Monday, September 14 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Across the pond, British pro boxer Nicola Adams has joined season 18 of UK competition Strictly Come Dancing. The Olympic gold medalist will be part of the show’s first same-sex couple.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount Network canceled 68 Whiskey after one season. While the dark comedy got off to a solid start, delivering 2 million viewers in Live+3 for its premiere, numbers slipped for the rest of the season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Moderators for the debates between President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will be Fox News’ Chris Wallace on September 29; C-SPAN’s Steve Scully for a town hall-style event on October 15; and NBC’s Kristen Welker on October 22. USA Today’s Susan Page will moderate the VP debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris on October 7.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy special James Veitch: Straight to VHS, launched on HBO Max this month, has been removed from the platform following reported allegations of rape and sexual assault from Sarah Lawrence University alums who went to school with him. Veitch will also be edited out of Quibi series Q Talks. The allegations were reported in THR.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s black-ish will air an hour-long election-themed special tentatively slated for October 4 (depending on the NBA Finals schedule), ahead of the comedy’s official premiere at a date TBD later in the fall. In the first half-hour, Junior is excited to vote for the first time, only to discover he’s been purged from the voter rolls. The second half-hour, which will be animated, has Dre’s boss running for Congress. Matthew A. Cherry (Hair Love) will direct both episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

David Blaine popped YouTube records with his flight over the Arizona desert using helium balloons. It was the most-watched YouTube Original Live Event ever, with over 770,000 peak concurrent viewers. Blaine reached a height of 24,9000 feet before parachuting to the ground.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle signed a deal with Netflix that includes scripted series, docu-series, documentaries, features and children’s programming. Several projects, including a nature docu-series and animated series inspiring women, are already in development.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A reboot of Freeform hit Pretty Little Liars is in the works at Warner Bros. Television. Roberto Aguirre-Sacassa (Riverdale) is developing the project under his overall deal with WBTV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of Disney+ series The Mandalorian starts streaming Friday, October 30. Shooting had wrapped before the industry’s production shutdown.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s 90 Day Fiance franchise expands once again with HEA Strikes Back!, premiering after the season finale of Happily Ever After? on Monday, October 5 at 9p. In HEA Strikes Back!, couples will watch and reexperience their roller coaster romances, and get an earful from fans and social media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

John Wilson makes his HBO debut – as writer, director, cameraman, producer, and narrator – of six-episode cultural observation docu-comedy series How To With John Wilson, debuting Friday, October 23 at 11p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dramedy Tyler Perry’s Sistas returns to BET on Wednesday, October 14 at 9p, with back-to-back episodes. Season one was the #1 new scripted cable series for Black people 18-49 and 25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

They’re ba-a-a-ack….Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Orange County returns for season 15 on Wednesday, October 7 at 9p. Soon-to-be divorcee Elizabeth Lyn Vargas dives into the OC drama this go-round.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Three-part Age of Nature launches on PBS on Wednesday, October 14 at 10p, focusing on the resiliency of Earth’s ecosystems. Filmed on seven continents, the docu-series presents ideas for dealing with climate change, animal extinction and environmental degradation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kevin Hart-hosted VOMO: Vote or Miss Out, a nonpartisan comedy special event created by ATTN: in partnership with When We All Vote, will air on ABC on Monday, September 14 at 10p, after the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars. Scheduled guests for the event, aimed at encouraging electoral participation, include 2 Chainz and Lil Baby, Cristela Alonzo, Tim Allen, Whitney Cummings, Will Ferrell, Kaia Gerber, Charlamagne Tha God, Tiffany Haddish, Jon Hamm, Scarlett Johansson, Liza Koshy, Jay Leno, Jaden Smith and Willow Smith. The special will also feature prominent political figures across party lines including Michelle Obama, former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA), Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD), Ann Romney and Cindy McCain, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spectrum is airing a concert featuring reggaeton star Ozuna on Saturday, September 5 at 8p. The event, presented by Spectrum Mobile for subscribers and non-subscribers of Spectrum services, will be streamed on Facebook. “I feel very excited to be able to gift my fans an exclusive presentation they will be able to enjoy from the comfort of their homes,” said Ozuna. “I thank the Spectrum family for this marvelous opportunity to connect me with my people through their digital platforms. We worked on this presentation with a lot of love.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Motorcycle-obsessed Ken Kaplan and his son, Ken Kaplan Jr. race to get five bikes restored in a week, and return three stolen vehicles to their rightful owners, in Discovery special Kaplan America, airing Wednesday, September 9 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Turner Classic Movies is sending off the season with The TCM End of Summer Tour over Labor Day Weekend, with performances and rare concert documentaries such as Monterey Pop (1968), Woodstock (1970), and The Kids are Alright (1979).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Moving on to fall, Circle TV is celebrating Labor Day with a full-day lineup of “Hard-Working Heroes,” with 12 hours of music kicking off Monday, September 7 at 7a with Hee Haw featuring Charlie Daniels.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TIME magazine’s annual TIME100 will for the first time be featured in an hour-long special on ABC. The show airs September 22, ahead of the list’s September 25 print debut. “Amidst this unprecedented year, we hope that viewers at home will not only be entertained but feel inspired by the impact that the honorees of the 2020 TIME100 list have made on the world,” said Rob Mills, SVP, Alternative Series, Specials and Late Night, ABC Entertainment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kit Harrington (Game of Thrones) and Kunal Nayyar (The Big Bang Theory) are onboard season two of Netflix police interrogation drama Criminal… Naomi Judd (The Killing Game), Crystal Fox (Tyler Perry’s A Fall From Grace), Gil Bellows (Patriot) and Deborah Cox (Influence) have joined the cast of Lifetime’s Ruby, a V.C. Andrews movie…A nationwide casting call at the American Black Film Festival led rap legend MC Lyte to Precious Way to co-star in UMC’s Partners in Rhyme, following a high school rapper and social media sensation…Blu del Barrio makes their screen acting debut in season three of CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery, and Ian Alexander will play a transgender character, firsts for the series.
(Source: Cynopsis)


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