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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 3/12/21)
AMAZON: Making Their Mark (Premiere)
HBO MAX: Isabel (Premiere)
NETFLIX: The One (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Paradise PD (Premiere)
DISNEY+: Secrets of Sulpher Springs (Finale)
WE TV: Love After Lockup (Finale) at 9pm
HULU: Kid 90 (Documentary by Soleil Moon Frye) (Premiere)

(SATURDAY 3/13/21)
NICKELODEON: 2021 Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards at 7:30pm
DISCOVERY+: SuperSoul (Premiere)
NAT GEO WILD: Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet (Premiere) at 9pm
THE WEATHER CHANNEL: World’s Deadliest Weather (Premiere) at 8pm

(SUNDAY 3/14/21)
E!: E! Live From The Red Carpet: 2021 Grammy Edition at 6pm
CBS: The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards at 8pm
HLN: How It Really Happened (Premiere) at 9pm 
ID: The Clown & The Candyman (Premiere) at 9pm
HBO: Allen v. Farrow (Finale) at 9pm

CNN’s news and sports employees will likely be heading back to the office in a few months. In a company email, CNN President Jeff Zucker said the network is targeting September 1 as the day to open offices and studios in New York, San Francisco and LA locations, with safety protocols in place. “We have operated in a way that most of us never would have imagined possible,” Zucker told staffers. “That is a true credit to every single one of you.” Zucker’s email was just one that went out to alert WarnerMedia employees of a slow return to offices starting in September.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Over at ViacomCBS, the goal is to give US employees the option of returning to the office right after July 4th weekend, at the earliest. In a memo to employees, CEO Bob Bakish said the return would be limited and “completely voluntary.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Not only is ad inventory for the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament “virtually sold out,” but there were price increases in all rounds through the championship weekend, said John Bogusz, EVP,CBS Sports Sales in a call with reporters. New corporate partners include Aflac, Invesco and Great Clips.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Both the New York Times and Fox News have weighed in on FNC host Tucker Carlson’s mocking NY Times reporter Taylor Lorenz, who had tweeted about online harassment. Calling Carlson’s multiple criticisms of Lenz “calculated and cruel,” the paper said, “Journalists should be able to do their jobs without facing harassment.” Responded Fox News, “No public figure or journalist is immune to legitimate criticism of their reporting, claims or journalistic tactics.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Carlson also got backlash for comments about accommodations for women in the US military. “So we’ve got new hairstyles and maternity flight suits,” said Carlson. “Pregnant women are going to fight our wars. It’s a mockery of the US military.” Responded the Sergeant Major of the Army, Michael A. Grinston, via tweet: “Women lead our most lethal units with character. They will dominate ANY future battlefield we’re called to fight on.”
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Former presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and George W. Bush and their wives are featured in an Ad Council campaign, “It’s Up To You,” to encourage COVID-19 vaccination. The PSAs are airing nationally in space donated by media outlets. Shortly before the campaign went live on Thursday, former president Trump, who was not a participant, released a statement saying, “If I wasn’t president, you wouldn’t be getting that beautiful ‘shot’ for 5 years, at best, and probably wouldn’t be getting it at all. I hope everyone remembers!”
(Source: Cynopsis)

An untitled romantic comedy inspired by the music of Huey Lewis (“Power of Love”) landed a script-to-series commitment from Fox. The project is a co-production of Fox Entertainment and Kapital Entertainment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO Documentary Films is in production on a two-part documentary about the life of Paul Reubens, creator of Pee-wee Herman. The HBO Documentary Films and Elara production is being directed by Matt Wolf (“Spaceship Earth”) and produced by Emma Tillinger Koskoff (“The Irishman,” “Joker”), Sebastian Bear-McClard (“Uncut Gems, “Good Time”), and Josh and Benny Safdie (“Uncut Gems, “Good Time”). “I’ve been working with HBO since they were called Home Box Office!” said Herman. “I’m honored and excited to continue my long history there. I love HBO, but I’m not going to marry them.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Fleishman Is in Trouble,” based on the debut novel of the same name by Taffy Brodesser-Akner, scored an order from FX. Brodesser-Akner will serve as the writer of the nine-episode limited series, and executive produce it along with Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly and Susannah Grant. “Produced by ABC Signature, “Fleishman” will be available exclusively on FX on Hulu.
(Source: Cynopsis)

OWN ordered to series “The Kings of Napa” from showrunner/writer/producer Janine Sherman Barrois (“Claws,” “Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker”), who will serve as executive producer along with Michelle Listenbee Brown (“Love Is__,” “Real Husbands of Hollywood”) and Oprah Winfrey. The series was created by Sherman Barrois under her exclusive multi-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television. Matthew A. Cherry (“Hair Love”) is set to direct the first two episodes of the drama, centered on the power struggle between the wealthy King family siblings in Napa Valley. Warner Bros. Television and Harpo Films are producing, for an early 2022 premiere on OWN.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Claire Foy (“The Crown”) and Paul Bettany (“WandaVision”) will star in season two of the BBC and Amazon series “A Very English Scandal,” focused on the 1963 sex scandal involving the Duchess of Argyll…Katrina Law (“Hawaii Five-0”) will appear in the last two episodes of season 18 of CBS’ “NCIS.”…Snoop Dogg (“Dolemite Is My Name”) will recur on Starz drama “Black Mafia Family,” along with La La Anthony (“Power”) and Serayah (“Empire”)…Jaz Sinclair (“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”) landed a lead role in Amazon’s “The Boys” spin-off…Dakota Fanning (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”) has joined Showtime drama “Ripley.”…Patti LuPone and Erinn Hayes (“The Goldbergs”) will star in HBO Max comedy pilot “OK Boomer.”

Marc Anthony and his Magnus Studios team will partner on Sofia Vergara’s animated feature comedy, “Koati,” produced by Upstairs Animation, Latin WE Productions and Los Hijos de Jack.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Saturdays,” a comedy about a girl and her competitive roller skating crew, nabbed a pilot order from Disney Channel. The project comes from “black-ish” star Marsai Martin via her Genius Entertainment, and writer/EP Norman Vance Jr. (“Roll Bounce”). Danielle Jalade (“Yes Day”) will star.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform psychological mystery “Cruel Summer” premieres with a two-hour event on Tuesday, April 20 at 9p. The series follows a popular girl who goes missing, and the nerdy wannabe who is accused of being connected to her disappearance.
(Source: Cynopsis)

90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?” kicks off a season six Sunday, April 25 at 8p on TLC. Special “Pillow Talk” episodes air at 11p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ITV sitcom “Kate & Koji” arrives on BritBox Tuesday, April 13. The series follows the unlikely friendship between Kate, a working-class woman who runs an old fashioned seaside cafe, and Koji, an African asylum seeker.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Devil You Know” returns to Vice for a new season on Monday, March 29 at 10p, investigating cult leader Sherry J. Shriner and her New Age Alien Agenda.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Over 30 years ago, the world’s biggest art heist took place in Boston. Barnicle Brothers Inc. produced a four-part docu-series premiering on Netflix Wednesday, April 7, “This Is a Robbery,” chronicling the still-unsolved case.
(Source: Cynopsis)

As the Roku Channel prepares to add hundreds of hours of exclusive, licensed content, it’s starting with crime drama “Cypher,” premiering Friday, March 19. “We’re constantly looking for ways to elevate the streaming experience for our viewers and get them to great entertainment easily and for free,” said Sweta Patel, VP of Engagement Growth Marketing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 2021 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” are set for Sunday, May 16 honoring the best in movies and television. The following night, MTV will air the inaugural “Movie & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED” (wt), focused on reality TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production Designer Stuart Wurtzel (“Hannah and Her Sisters,” “Angels in America”) will receive the Art Directors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award at the 25th Annual ADG Awards, set for Saturday, April 10 on a virtual platform.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Circle Network has launched on Peacock as the service’s first channel dedicated to country lifestyle and music programming. The net is partnering with “The Voice” coach Blake Shelton for a “Spring Blake” takeover airing Saturday, March 13 that will include Blake-themed episodes, as well as performances from some of Shelton’s country star friends.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $79 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 $169 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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