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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 9/11/20)
HGTV: Selling the Big Easy at (Premiere) 9pm and 9:30pm
ID: Disappeared in the Darkness: An ID Mystery (Premiere) at 9pm
NETFLIX: The Duchess (Premiere)
CW: Being Reuben (Finale) at 9:30pm

(SATURDAY 9/12/20)
CBS: 48 Hours (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Help! I Wrecked My House (Premiere) at 8pm
ID: James Patterson’s Murder Thy Neighbor (Premiere) at 8pm
OVATION TV: Secrets of State (Premiere) at 7pm
TLC: Say Yes to the Dress (Finale) at 8pm
Travel Channel: Hotel Paranormal (Finale) at 11pm

(SUNDAY 9/13/20)
COURT TV: Judgement With Ashleigh Banfield (Premiere) at 8pm
FOOD NETWORK: Halloween Wars (Premiere) at 9pm
FOOD NETWORK: Outrageous Pumpkins (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Van der Valk on Masterpiece (Premiere) at 9pm
CW: Fridge Wars (Finale) at 8pm
SHOWTIME: We Hunt Together at 10pm

MSNBC is adding two new weekend shows, starting September 19. American Voices with Alicia Menendez will air Saturday and Sunday nights from 6p-8p, with political stories highlighting the Latinx community. The Week with Joshua Johson will follow, from 8p-10p, with “candid conversations about each week’s big stories, thinking through the challenges we all face.” Kasie Hunt’s Sunday evening show, Kasie DC, will come to an end this Sunday, with Hunt setting her alarm to anchor a revival of early morning weekday show, Way Too Early, starting Monday, September 21 at 5a.
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Over at Fox News, Brit Hume inked a new multi-year deal that has him continue as commentator and panelist across daytime and evening programs, and contributing to election coverage and political events. “His extensive knowledge of the intricacies of Washington have made him a tremendous asset to our team and a popular favorite with our viewers,” said Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News Media. Hume joined the network in 1977, after 23 years at ABC News.
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Twitter is taking new steps to prevent misinformation about the 2020 election like unverified claims about election rigging, ballot tampering, vote tallying or certification of results. Tweets which “cause confusion” about the process, or are from a candidate that claims victory before election results have been certified, will be removed. “We will not permit our service to be abused around civic processes, most importantly elections,” Twitter said. “Any attempt to do so – both foreign and domestic – will be met with strict enforcement of our rules, which are applied equally and judiciously for everyone.”
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Beverly Hills is losing a Housewife. Denise Richards is exiting Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Bevelry Hills after two seasons of contentious drama that included a cease-and-desist letter in the season finale.
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Stars are lining up for Michelle Obma and ATTN’s VOMO: Vote Or Miss Out. Onboard the election comedy special are Larry David, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, JB Smoove, Wanda Sykes, Usher, Susie Essman and LeBron James. Kevin Hart hosts the one-hour show, airing Monday, September 14 at 10p on ABC.
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TBS ordered a full season of Go-Big Show, a talent competition starring Snoop Dogg, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles and “The American Nightmare” Cody. Hosted by comedian Bert Kreischer, the series will feature radical feats like monster trucks, alligator training and stunt archery – which fits right in with TBS’s new vibe. “We are going bigger and bolder with our unscripted line-up at TBS,” said Brett Weitz, General Manager, TNT, TBS and truTV. “Go-Big Show not only delivers on this promise with a thrilling new take on talent competition, but it’s also another example of our innovative spirit as we continue to create brand-defining, must-watch television.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz ordered a spin-off of the film Blindspotting, with Rafael Casal (Bad Education) and Daveed Diggs (Snowpiercer), who starred in, wrote and produced the film, onboard. Casal will serve as showrunner, and have a recurring role, while Jasmine Cephas Jones will reprise her role from the film. “Rafael, Daveed and Jasmine created a beautiful film that we believe will translate perfectly into a compelling series for Starz,” said Christina Davis, President, Original Programming, Starz. “This provocative and powerful narrative couldn’t be more timely.”
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Eva Longoria struck an UnbeliEVAble deal to stay with 20th Television. The three-year, first-look agreement between Longoria and Ben Spector’s UnbeliEVAble Entertainment and the studio focuses on producing for network, streaming and cable. “Eva and Ben’s passion for championing meaningful stories, especially those of underrepresented voices and communities is something we believe in deeply at 20th, so we jumped at the chance to extend our relationship with them,” said Carolyn Cassidy, President, 20th Television. “They are driven producers with a keen eye, good taste and great work ethic and we are thrilled UnbeliEVAble remains housed within our studio.”
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Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories and producer John Cameron have optioned the rights to adapt Marie Lu’s bestselling novel Warcross as a TV series. Papandrea and Cameron will executive produce, with Cameron slated to direct the pilot. Made Up Stories’ Steve Hutensky and Casey Haver will also serve as executive producers, with Janice Park producing. Adam Lash and Cori Uchida (Altered Carbon) will write and executive produce the series, to be developed in partnership with Endeavor Content.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+ picked up to series a reimagining of 1989-93 ABC series Doogie Howser, M.D., with Kourtney Kang (Fresh Off the Boat) attached as writer and EP for 20th Television. Doogie Kame?loha, M.D. (wt) will focus on a mixed-race 16-year-old juggling a medical career and life as a teenager. Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar will executive produce and Dayna and Jesse Bochco will produce the half-hour comedy.
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Former NBC News and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly is launching production company Devil May Care Media, with podcasts and shows focused on news, current events, cultural and legal issues. “With Devil May Care Media, I answer only to my audience and my conscience. Those who like what I have to say will find the experience deeply rewarding. Those who don’t can look elsewhere,” said Kelly. “The point is to give the audience authentic content that goes places where traditional media can’t or – more often – won’t.” The company’s first project, podcast The Megyn Kelly Show, is slated to debut the week of September 28.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spectrum Originals and Paramount Network are co-producing and airing limited series George & Tammy, starring Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) as country music star Tammy Wynette. After a nine-month exclusive run for Spectrum subscribers, George & Tammy will have a second window on ViacomCBS’ forthcoming streaming service and Paramount Network.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon picked up for development a scripted series starring Nicolas Cage as Tiger King’s Joe Exotic. The project comes from Brian Grazer, Dan Lagana (American Vandal) and Paul Young. Amazon Studios, Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television Studios will produce. The show is not be confused with Joe Exotic (wt), a limited series tarring SNL’s Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin, which landed a straight-to-series order from NBC, Peacock and USA.
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CJC Network gave a straight to series order for The Collins Show. The sitcom, created and written by filmmaker Carl Jackson, stars Dalon Collins (Carl Jackson’s The Jesus Freak) as a once-wealthy pastor forced to move to Dallas and start over. The comedy is slated to debut in 2021.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shudder announced the start of production on season two of Creepshow in Atlanta. “I’ve never been happier to get behind the camera as I am today. After missing our shoot date in March by just over 48 hours, season 2 of Creepshow hits the ground running as cameras begin to roll,” said showrunner Greg Nicotero. “The cast and crew have a level of excitement and enthusiasm I’ve never seen before and it’s inspiring.” Joining the anthology series are Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Adam Pally (The Mindy Project), Josh McDermitt (The Walking Dead), Keith David (The Thing), and Ashley Laurence (Hellraiser).
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Kaitlyn Dever (Unbelievable) will star opposite Michael Keaton in Hulu limited series Dopesick, which focuses on Opioid addiction…Shivani Ghai (Dominion) has been cast in season two of CW’s Batwoman, as “a woman with as many enemies as aliases.
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ABC announced premiere dates for its Wednesday comedy block. Launching October 21 are The Goldbergs at 8p; The Conners at 9p; and black-ish at 9:30p. American Housewife will be added to the lineup the following week, at 8:30p. “While we had to be incredibly flexible this year, we are so lucky that we’re able to continue our long tradition of making Wednesday night comedy a strong staple of our fall broadcast schedule,” said Karey Burke, President, ABC Entertainment.
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John Cena (Fast & Furious 9) and Nicole Byer (Girl Code) are set as hosts for TBS’ revival of the physical competition series Wipeout. In the re-imagined version, each game is three rounds with each round featuring a multi-stage obstacle course. The original Wipeout aired on ABC from 2008-14.
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NBC’s Saturday Night Live will be back in Studio 8H for its season 46 premiere on October 3 at 11:30. The show was last taped in the studio on March 7.
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What divorce? Tarek El Moussa and ex Christina Anstead are ready to buy, rehab and sell more dilapidated properties in a new season of HGTV’s Flip or Flop, launching Thursday, October 15 at 9p.
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Buddy comedy Code 404 launches on Peacock on Thursday, October 1, centered on a detective who dies an untimely death and is brought back to life with glitchy AI technology.
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Unscripted comedy Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party returns to truTV on Thursday, October 15 at 10p. Among the new dinner guests are Wayne Brady, Edie Falco, and Colin Jost.
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Nancy Grace covers the case of Lori Vallow’s children, among others, during season two of Oxygen’s Injustice with Nancy Grace, premiering Thursday, October 8 at 9p.
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Daytimer Rachael Ray is back for season 15 on Monday, September 14. In the opening episode, the chef talks about the fire that destroyed her New York home last month, and discusses fire safety with a first responder who was on the scene.
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Free streaming options are increasingly attractive to Americans in the second wave of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, according to research from tubi. One in four Americans ages 18-34 stated that they’ve canceled an SVOD service in favor of using an AVOD service in the past few months, and 37% surveyed would try a new streaming service with ads to discover new content. To save money, one in four respondents reported starting a free trial and cancelling it before paying the subscription fee, with the average person who employs this tactic doing so three times. Meanwhile, 17% have shared passwords with others in order to gain access to streamers they don’t subscribe to, with 38% of respondents 18-24 and 31% of 25-34 participating in password swaps.
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Streaming services are outpacing broadcast and cable networks when it comes to hiring women for key behind-the-scenes jobs, according to the latest Boxed In report. While women accounted for 42% of producers; 41% of writers; 35% of executive producers; 33% of creators, and 27% of editors on streaming programs, the percentages of women working in key roles on programs from the broadcast and cable channels “remained stagnant or declined slightly,” found the report.
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On the heels of its announcement of a three-year deal with iHeartMedia, ViacomCBS unveiled its podcast slate during its IAB Podcast Upfront presentation. New additions include: All Things Covered with Bryant McFadden from CBS Sports Digital; SpongeBob BingePants: The Rewatch, an Avatar / Korra Airbender Universe podcast and a PAW Patrol podcast from Nickelodeon; and an upcoming Catfish podcast from MTV in partnership with Wondery.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+ original movie Clouds, inspired by the true story of 17-year-old Zach Sobeich, who decided to follow his musical dreams after learning his cancer had spread, premieres Monday, October 16.
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BritBox is bringing the final night of the BBC’s Last Night Of The Proms to US viewers on September 12. “The BBC Proms is one of those iconic British events that music lovers around the world celebrate, with the Last Night always being the peak of the festival,” said Soumya Sriraman, BritBox CEO. “We are looking forward to sharing these incredible performances with our US viewers with exclusive access to this wonderful event, especially in a year when live musical performance has been extremely scarce.”
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Lifetime gets in the spirit with a “Fear the Cheer” movie stunt that looks at the dark side of pom-pom carriers; films premiere every Saturday and Sunday from October 3-October 18. Last year, Lifetime’s “ Cheer! Rally! Kill!” movie stunt reached 9.8 million total viewers in premiere telecasts.
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AXS TV will be the national television broadcaster of the 2020 SummerStage Jubilee livestream benefit concert, airing Thursday, September 17 at 8p, with an encore at 11p. The 90-minute special event aims to raise funds and awareness for New York’s City Parks Foundation.
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The 2020 CMT Music Awards will air across CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop and TV Land on Wednesday, October 21 at 8p. The fan-voted award show will feature outdoor performances in and around Nashville.
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Seimpre, Luis, debuts Tuesday, October 6 at 9p on HBO, during National Hispanic Heritage Month. The film tells the story of pioneering activist Luis A. Miranda Jr., a decades-long fighter for Latino communities, key player in the New York and national political arena, and a father of three – including the award-winning composer, lyricist and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Episodes of Luther will air back-to-back starting Monday, October 12 at 7p on Ovation TV. The British crime drama starring Idris Elba premiered on BBC One in 2010.
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Animal Planet’s Pit Bulls & Parolees reached more than one million total viewers and broke season ratings records across the A25-54, Persons and Women 18-49 demos on Saturday, September 5 with its annual “You Watch, We Give” episode. The episode pushed Animal Planet into cable’s Top Five in its time period among W25-54 (#5) with a .51 rating, and into the Top 10 among P25-54 (#10), P18-49 (#8), P18-34 (#8), W18-49 (#6) and W18-34 (#7).
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