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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 10/6/20)
BRAVO: Don’t Be Tardy… (Premiere) at 10pm
CBS: The FBI Declassified (Premiere) at 10pm
CIRCLE: Jesus Calling: Stories of Faith (Premiere) at 8:30pm
CW: Swamp Thing (Premiere) at 8pm
DISCOVERY: Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch (Premiere) at 8pm
FOX: NEXT (Premiere) at 9pm
MTV: 16 and Pregnant (Premiere) at 9pm
NBC: Ellen’s Game of Games (Premiere) at 9pm

It’s official: Susan Rovner has joined NBCUniversal as Chairman, Entertainment Content for TV and Streaming. Rovner, who will work closely with NBCU Chairman of Entertaiment Networks Frances Berwick, left her position as Co-President of Warner Bros. Television on October 2. She’ll oversee programming across NBC, Bravo, Oxygen, E!, Syfy, Universal Kids, Peacock and USA, as well as the first-run syndication unit. “Susan is the bold creative force we need as we rethink the future of our business,” said NBCU Television and Streaming Chairman Mark Lazarus. “Throughout this process I have been consistently impressed by her strong perspective, track record of success and passion for content. Susan joins a great team that is poised to begin a new era at NBCU.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

GLOW, renewed for a fourth and final season over a year ago by Netflix, will not get another round at the streamer after all. The female wrestling dramedy faced numerous coronavirus-related challenges. “We’ve made the difficult decision not to do a fourth season of GLOW due to COVID, which makes shooting this physically intimate show with its large ensemble cast especially challenging,” said Netflix. Also canceled by Netflix was Teenage Bounty Hunters, which premiered in August.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Valley of the Gods, from Pete Nowalk (How to Get Away With Murder), Joanna Coles (The Bold Ones) and ABC Studios, landed a production commitment from ABC Studios. The drama is centered on powerful people in Silicon Valley, and the outsiders trying to claw their way in.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Epix ordered Fiasco, based on the Leon Neyfakh podcast of the same name, to series. Season one of the six-parter from Prologue Projects and Left/Right will tell the story of the Iran-Contra affair. Neyfakh, Andrew Parsons of Prologue Projects and Underground’s Steven Fisher serve as executive producers, along with Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, and John Marks for Left/Right.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Zaftig Films’ John Requa and Glenn Ficarra struck a broadcast first-look deal with Fox Entertainment, to develop series and direct pilots. They previously had overall deals with Fox Entertainment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

London-based Fugitive announced a new development and representation partnership with New York’s MO Studios, which develops and produces film and TV projects that prioritize female/diverse creatives. The first project is The Fugitive Game, a period drama series set around the birth of the Dada movement, and the creation of The Cabaret Voltaire.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Eric Schotz and his prodco Anvil 1893 have partnered with Penske Media Corporation to develop a TV series based on Dirt, the real estate blog and Variety column that covers the homes and real estate transactions of entertainment industry heavy hitters. 
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animation studio ZAG has launched a new business division, ZAG Games & Interactive Experiences, to develop gaming experiences and interactive for the properties under the ZAG Heroez label. Elinor Schops will spearhead ZAG Games & Interactive Experiences as VP. 
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) will play Leo on HBO Max’s election-themed West Wing reunion special, airing Thursday, October 15. John Spencer, who died of a heart attack during the show’s final season, originated the role… Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) has joined the cast of Peacock’s Girls5eva, from Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and Meredith Scardino. The comedy centers on a 90s girl group that gets another shot at fame.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season three of ID’s Twisted Sisters premieres Monday, October 26 at 9p. “Everyone knows I love true-crime, and this season we took Twisted Sisters to a whole new level with some exclusive interviews and never-before-seen footage and access,” said Khloé Kardashian, executive producer of the series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Two USA reality series kick off the the back half of seasons on Thursday, November 12. Chrisley Knows Best returns with new season eight episodes at 10p, followed by the more of Miz and Mrs’ season two at 10:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC News Now morning show Morning News Now debuts Monday, October 12, airing weekdays from 7a-11a. Available on Peacock, YouTube TV, Fubo, Xumo, Pluto and NBC News’ OTT apps on Roku, Fire TV and Apple TV, the show will be hosted by NBC News correspondents Joe Fryer and Savannah Sellers. “NBC News Now’s success allows us to expand its programming and continue bringing more streaming content to new viewers,” said Janelle Rodriguez, SVP Editorial for NBC News. “This audience is hungry for smart and trustworthy news and we’re looking forward to meeting that demand.” Originally slated to debut in April, the show was delayed due to the pandemic.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Independent Lens returns to PBS with Feels Good Man, the story of the transformation of Pepe the Frog from lighthearted comic book character to registered hate symbol during the 2016 election cycle. The season debuts Monday, October 19 at 10p (check local listings).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook Watch ordered a mental health-focused talk show with Taraji P. Henson (Empire) and co-host Trace Jade Jenkins, Executive Director of the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, which was founded by Taraji P. Henson. Peace of Mind with Taraji (wt) will focus on mental health issues affecting the Black community.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+ series Meet the Chimps explores 200-acre Louisiana refuge Chimp Haven, home to more than 300 rescued chimpanzees. All six episodes, narrated by Jane Lynch, drop Friday, October 16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fuse is introducing a block of food shows on Tuesday, October 13. Season two of Made From Scratch launches at 11p, followed by new series Struggle Gourmet, featuring basic dishes with extraordinary ingredients at 11:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rebuilding Paradise, the film from director Ron Howard and Imagine Documentaries, makes its broadcast premiere commercial-free on Nat Geo on Sunday, November 8 at 9p, the second anniversary of the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA. “We at Imagine Documentaries are thankful to our partners at National Geographic Documentary films for the continued effort to share this very important and timely film with a wider audience,” said Howard. “There is no doubt that climate change is a contributing factor to the historic fires burning even now on the west coast, devastating entire communities.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also on the way from Nat Geo: Filmed over the course of four years, The Last Ice tells the stories of Inuit communities fighting to protect the rapidly disappearing Arctic. The film premieres Monday, October 12 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bruce Springsteen’s Letter to You streams on Apple TV+ Friday, October 23. The doc offers a behind-the-scenes look and performances from Springsteen’s studio album, Letter to You, which will be released the same day. 
(Source: Cynopsis)

Miley Cyrus goes Uplugged for MTV special Miley Cyrus Backyard Sessions, airing Friday, October 16 at 7p. Cyrus will perform stripped-down and acoustic versions of her own hits, as well as covers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix’s 2016 Gilmore Girls mini-series gets a run as an event series on The CW starting Monday, November 23.The original GG ran on The WB for six seasons starting in 2000, with its seventh and final season airing on The CW.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spectrum Networks’ national live coverage of the general election debates continues with the Vice Presidential debate on Wednesday, October 7 at 9p on its 30-plus news networks in nine states, including five key battleground states – Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Wisconsin and Texas – and on the Spectrum News App. Following the debate, Spectrum News will air Decision 2020: Spectrum News Post-Debate Special, featuring a roundtable of Spectrum News political anchors from the regional markets across the country.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox Business Network’s Neil Cavuto will present special live coverage of the vice presidential debate beginning at 8p. Fox Business Network Presents Democracy 2020: The Vice Presidential Debate will feature pre- and post-debate analysis, as well as coverage of the debate itself.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Among upcoming “HallowScream” premieres on the Nick and Nick Jr. app are The Loud House “Ghosted!” special on Friday, October 9 at 7p, and Blue’s Clues & You! “Spooky Costume Party” on Wednesday, October 14 at 9a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker will host the 54th Annual CMA Awards, broadcast live from Nashville on Wednesday, November 11 at 8p on ABC. It’s McEntire’s fifth time as host, and Rucker’s first.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The AFI Awards have moved from their usual January timeframe to Friday, February 26, two days before the Golden Globes. The awards honor teams behind 10 movies and 10 TV shows selected by a panel of experts as the best of the year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Audible announced a first look development and production deal with Conan O’Brien’s digital media company, Team Coco, to produce scripted and unscripted episodic series, non-fiction documentaries, and other audio original projects. Already greenlit: real-life mother-daughter duo Lea Thompson and Zoey Deutch in a scripted, episodic comedy podcast titled A Total Switch Show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season 46 premiere of NBC’s Saturday Night Live delivered 7.765 million total viewers and a 1.68 rating among A18-49 in fast nationals, the show’s most-watched season opener in four years and second most-watched in 12 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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