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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 9/29/20)
NBC: Weakest Link (Premiere) at 8pm
NBC: ABC, CBS, MOST CABLE CHANNELS: 2020 Presidential Debate 1 at 9pm
PEACOCK: True Colors (Premiere)
TLC: Little People, Big World (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: Sweet Home Sextuplets (Premiere) at 10pm
CW: Tell Me a Story (Finale) at 9pm

HBO renewed Real Time With Bill Maher through 2022. The weekly talker launched in 2003. “18 years – I can’t believe I’m turning 18 and HBO isn’t making me leave home,” said Maher. “Thrilled to be living under their roof for another couple of years.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Royals fans won’t be Keeping Up with the Sussexes on Netflix. Despite UK tabloid The Sun reporting that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will appear in a “tasteful” reality show spotlighting their philanthropy work, their rep responded that, “The Duke and Duchess are not taking part in any reality shows.” The couple’s high profile deal with Netflix includes scripted series, docu-series, documentaries, features and children’s programming.
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Time hasn’t run out for TikTok – yet. The US Commerce Department said it would comply with the eleventh hour injunction against an executive order that would have forced app stores to remove TikTok, but added it would “vigorously defend” the order from legal challenges. The federal judge did not block a broader ban that would take effect on November 12. The administration maintains that ByteDance-owned TikTok poses a threat to national security because US user data could be sent to China.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel’s Ready, Set, Renovate Sweepstakes is up and running. The promotion gives viewers the chance to win a Grand Prize package of $50,000 towards a kitchen renovation. Running through October 30, 2020, the sweepstakes will coincide with an on-air kitchen remodel on the set of the network’s daily lifestyle show, Home & Family. CAFÉ Appliances and Cabinets To Go are premier sponsors.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BET legal thriller Sacrifice has been picked up to series. The movie, which served as a back-door pilot, launched on BET+ in December 2019 and was the first original film on the streaming service. Paula Patton (Precious) will resume her role in the 10-episode series as an entertainment lawyer, accompanied by returning cast members Marques Houston, James Trevena Brown, Veronika Bozeman, Altonio Jackson, Liliana Montenegro, Michael Toland, and Nelson Bonilla.
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Production is starting on HBO Max and Warner Bros. Pictures film No Sudden Move, directed by Steven Soderbergh. Produced under Soderbergh’s overall deal with HBO Max, additions to the cast include David Harbour (Stranger Things), Brendan Fraser (Crash) and Noah Jupe (Honey Boy).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Love Nature is prepping After the Wildfires, a look at Australia’s recovery effort a year after the 2019 bushfires. The hour-long special will premiere in November.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Former The View co-host Sherri Shepherd landed a recurring role in comedy Call Your Mother, slated to debut later this season. Kyra Sedgwick stars as an empty-nester mom who moves to LA to be with her kids.
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Cinedigm’s Bloody Disgusting streaming channel launches today, September 29 exclusively on The Roku Channel, just in time for the Halloween season. The channel will include feature presentations of their original films, new programming from Jon Grilz’ Creepy, Bloody Disgusting’s Boo Crew, SCP Archives, Horror Queers and This Week in Horror.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Peacock has added downloads for offline viewing. Subscribers to the streamer’s ad-free Premium Plan will get the feature.
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Apple is releasing documentary film Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry on Apple TV+ and in theaters in February. The doc comes from Apple Original Films in association with Interscope Films, Darkroom, This Machine and Lighthouse Management & Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 10 of Discovery’s Alaska the Last Frontier premieres Sunday, October 25 at 8p. This season’s chilly challenges include summer wildfire season, and the pandemic.
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Top Chef will call Portland, Oregon home for season 18 – a selection welcomed by the city. “Considering all our community is facing this year, Top Chef’s selection of Portland as its filming location means more than if we had been selected any other year because it recognizes that, in spite of everything, our city remains a world-class culinary destination,” said Jeff Miller, Travel Portland President and CEO. “The show will serve as a window into what Portland has to offer when viewers are ready to travel again.” For the first time, the Bravo competition series will feature a rotating judging and dining panel made up of Top Chef All Star winners and finalists.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Walk Against Fear: James Meredith focuses on the civil rights icon who in 1962 was the first Black man to enroll in the University of Mississippi, and in 1966 began a one-man “March Against Fear.” When he was stopped by a sniper’s bullet and hospitalized, Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders attracted thousands of more people to join. The special airs on Smithsonian Channel on Thursday, October 1 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Yahoo News is partnering with the Wounded Warrior Project to host a live global virtual town hall today, September 29 at 11a on YahooNews.com. Invisible Wounds of War will bring together wounded veterans, WWP leadership, and a specialist in post-traumatic stress treatment to talk about suicide prevention, veterans’ mental health, and free resources available to veterans and their families.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The T. Howard Foundation’s Diversity Awards, recognizing industry leaders and companies committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in the media and entertainment industry, will take place on Wednesday, September 30 at 7p. The event, streamed exclusively on Fuse Media’s YouTube channel, will feature special guests Tracee Ellis Ross, Trevor Noah, John Leguizamo and Grant Hill.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In Discovery’s Everest’s Greatest Mystery, mountaineers solve the mystery of two explorers who died on their journey to the summit of Mt. Everest in 1924. The documentary, part of Discovery’s Undiscovered series, airs Sunday, October 11 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 2021 Writers Guild Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place Sunday, March 21 in LA and New York. Nominees will be named February 13 and February 16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season premiere of Fox’s The Masked Singer (2.2/14 Live+3) ranked as Wednesday’s #1 program, and was the highest-rated entertainment telecast on any network since last season’s finale of the show, in May.
(Source: Cynopsis)

With an NFL lead-in, the season 32 premiere of The Simpsons delivered 5.5 million viewers and a 2.0 rating among A18-49. Bless the Harts debuted to 2.2 million viewers and 0.8 in the demo, with Bob’s Burgers and Family Guy each drawing a rating of 0.7 and 1.8 million and 1.7 million viewers, respectively.
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Producer and television executive Kevin Burns died of cardiac arrest on September 27. He was 65. The President of Prometheus Entertainment created and produced programs including The Girls Next Door, Kendra on Top and Ancient Aliens, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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