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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 2/19/21)
AMAZON: Tell Me Your Secrets (Premiere)
AMAZON:The Boarding School: Las Cumbres (Premiere)
HGTV: Frozen in Time: Flashback (Premiere) at 8pm and 8:30pm
NETFLIX: Pitta Kathalu (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Tribes of Europa (Premiere)
NICK JR.: The Adventures of Paddington (Premiere) at 8:30pm

(SATURDAY 2/20/21)
DISNEY XD: Beyblade Burst (Premiere) at 8am
NICK: Power Rangers: Dino Fury (Premiere) at 8am
OVATION TV: Murdoch Mysteries (Premiere) at 7pm
SNAP: Life by the Horns (Premiere)
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Rege-Jean Page, Musical Guest: Bad Bunny at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 2/21/21)
BET: Boiling Point (Premiere) at 8pm
BET: Disrupt and Dismantle (Premiere) at 9pm
BYU TV: Relative Race (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY+: Mountain Monsters: By the Fire (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: 90 Day: The Single Life (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: 90 Day: The Single Life Pillow Talk (Premiere)
FOX: Cherries Wild (Premiere) at 7pm
FOX: The Great North (Premiere) at 8pm
HALLMARK: When Calls the Heart (Premiere) at 9pm
HBO: Allen v. Farrow (Premiere) at 9pm
HISTORY: Modern Marvels (Premiere) at 10pm
HLN: Lies, Crimes & Video (Premiere) at 9pm
NAT. GEO.: Wicked Tuna (Premiere) at 9pm
SCIENCE: Secrets of the Viking Stone (Premiere) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: Supervillain: The Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine (Premiere) at 10pm
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL: Inside the Food Factory (Premiere) at 10pm
OXYGEN: Exhumed (Finale) at 8pm
PBS: Miss Scarlet and the Duke on Masterpiece (Finale) at 8pm

ABC and Sony Pictures TV are teaming for a reboot of “The Dating Game,” with a celebrity spin. Zooey Deschanel (“New Girl”) and soft rock star Michael Bolton will host “The Celebrity Dating Game,” which promises “a wry wink at modern dating with a star-studded roster of celebrity singles in their pursuit to find love.” The original “Dating Game” aired on ABC from 1965-73.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix renewed “Fate: The Winx Club” for a second season. “The six episodes in Season 1 only scratched the surface of this incredibly rich world and the powerful fairies who inhabit it,” said showrunner Brian Young. The coming-of-age series debuted in January.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix also announced it is making Aaron Sorkin’s movie “The Trial of the Chicago 7” available for free for 48 hours, beginning today, to commemorate the 51st anniversary of the verdict depicted in the film.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS canceled “Mom” after eight seasons, setting Thursday, May 6 at 9p as the series finale date. “From the beginning, we set out to tell stories about recovery from alcoholism and addiction that are rarely portrayed in a network comedy series,” said executive producers Chuck Lorre, Gemma Baker and Nick Bakay. “Whether it was the emotional reactions of the live audience on tape night inside Stage 20, or discussions at The White House regarding the opioid crisis, or the personal stories we continue to receive on social media, we take great pride in knowing ‘Mom’ has positively impacted so many lives.” Anna Faris, who played one of the main characters, announced just weeks before this season’s production was to begin that she was not returning. Viewership numbers have dipped by about 20%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TikTok and the UFC have inked a multi-year partnership that delivers live, weekly mixed-martial arts content toTikTok. “Now more than ever, sports fans are craving the up-close-and-personal moments they are missing by not attending live events,” said Harish Sarma, TikTok’s Director of Global Strategic Partnerships. “Through this partnership, we are excited to bring to TikTok, the action and excitement of UFC.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Roku beat analysts’ expectations with revenue of $650 million, up 58% from year-ago. Users streamed 17 billion hours in 4Q20, and more than 58 billion hours in 2020, a 55% year-over-year increase. The company also reported 49 cents earnings per share, versus the 6 cents Wall Street had projected.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Uzo Aduba (Mrs. America”) has signed a production deal with CBS Studios that will have her star in and executive produce “Low Country,” about a Black, openly gay sheriff in South Carolina who takes on a wealthy white crime family. Writer Dewayne Jones, CBS Studios’ Liz Glotzer and “The Good Wife” team of Robert and Michelle King are also exec producing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The History Channel has ordered two-hour documentary “Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre” (wt), from Stanley Nelson, Marco Williams, NBA star and philanthropist Russell Westbrook, Donnell Beverly (President of Russell Westbrook Enterprises), Blackfin, and Firelight Films. Directed by Nelson (“Freedom Riders”) and Marco Williams (“Two Towns of Jasper”) and executive produced by Westbrook, the project is slated to air this spring, timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC and streamer Shudder announced a greenlight for scripted Untitled Black Horror Anthology, showcasing stories of Black horror from Black directors and screenwriters. The anthology is set to debut later this year on Shudder and AMC+, a windowing strategy previously used for Shudder original series “Creepshow.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

MotorTrend has ordered “Motor MythBusters,” a spin-off of Discovery and Science Channel series “MythBusters” that Beyond Productions President John Luscombe calls “a marriage made in heaven.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon greenlit “Santiago of the Sea” for a second season, “Blue’s Clues & You!” for a fourth, and “PAW Patrol” for ninth run. In advance of the series premiere of “Baby Shark’s Big Show!”, Nick will air “Baby Shark Shorts,” a collection of five mini-adventures, on Friday, February 26 at 12:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+ nabbed a docu-series about “America’s Got Talent” finalists the Detroit Youth Choir, from Blumhouse Television, Maniac Productions and Campfire. The show has been filming in Detroit since last fall. “We guarantee you’ll be singing along with this joyful group as they learn lessons about music and life in general,” said Ayo Davis, EVP, Creative Development and Strategy, Disney Branded Group.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Added to the cast of AMC animated series drama “Pantheon” are William Hurt (“Goliath”), Maude Apatow (“Euphoria”), Corey Stoll (“Billions”), and Lara Pulver (“Sherlock”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV’s “Everything But the House” opens its doors Friday, March 19 at 9p and 9:30p. In the new series, “Good Morning America” host Lara Spencer works with expert appraisers to help homeowners cash in on their clutter.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of Epix crime drama “Godfather of Harlem,” starring Forest Whitaker, launches Sunday, April 18. Cast members Erik LaRay Harvey (“Luke Cage”) and Demi Singleton (“King Richard”) have been upped to series regulars for the sophomore run.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Here’s the story…Two widowed parents find love, then combine their families (total kids: 11) in new High Noon Entertainment-produced series, “The Blended Bunch,” bowing Tuesday, March16 at 9p on TLC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC+ has acquired the rights to three crime dramas. “Kin,” from BRON Studios and Headline Pictures will launch this fall as an AMC+ Original. All3Media International’s psychological thriller “Too Close, starring Emily Watson (“Chernobyl”), will debut later this year, while Lionsgate’s international crime drama “Cold Courage, starring John Simm (“Doctor Who”) is slated to premiere the first three episodes on Thursday, March 11.
(Source: Cynopsis)

More highlights of premieres on AMC Networks streaming channels include: Early access via AMC+ to the first episode of season 10 of “The Walking Dead” on Sunday, February 21; the US debut of crime thriller “Cold Courage” on Thursday, March 11, and early access to new episodes of the second half of “Fear the Walking Dead” season six on Thursdays beginning April 8. Sundance Now, Shudder and AMC+ will offer the season 2 finale of “A Discovery of Witches” on Saturday, March 13. On Sundance Now and AMC+, a special season of “The Restaurant: 1951” debuts Thursday, March 25. Season 2 of the hit horror anthology “Creepshow”, premieres Thursday, April 1, ALLBLK’s new comedy “Millennials” makes its debut Thursday, February 25, and Acorn TV crime drama “Bloodlands” bows Monday, March 15.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Among the offerings on the March slate for discovery+ are “Cocktails and Tall Tales with Ina Garten and Melissa McCarthy” (Friday, March 26), and spin-off “OWN’s Super Soul” (Saturday, March 13). Competition show “Pig Royalty” (Tuesday, March 16) documents a group of families in Texas as they navigate the world of pig showing. Documentaries include “Francesco” (Sunday, March 28) from director Evgeny Afineevksy, and “My Beautiful Stutter” (Thursday, March 11), executive produced by Paul Rudd, Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann, George Springer and Patrick James Lynch.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Litton Entertainment is launching a social media campaign to celebrate National Love Your Pet Day, on Saturday, February 20. Audiences can interact with “Lucky Dog” augmented reality filters on Instagram, GIF stickers, and are encouraged to share their own pet photos and stories on “Lucky Dog’s” Facebook with the hashtag #LoveYourPetDay.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The debut of Fox Business Network’s “Kudlow” drew 225,000 viewers and 34,000 among A25-54, up 116% and 183%, respectively, versus the same day last week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s “Your Honour” wrapped season one on track to have the net’s best debut season ever, reports Variety. The finale has been seen by about 1.7 million viewers across platforms.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Producer Harry Bring died February 16 after battling cancer. He was 77. Bring was an executive producer of “Criminal Minds” and “The X-File,” among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $20 million.

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $78 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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