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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 6/11/21)
AMAZON: Flack (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: Home Before Dark (Premiere)
DISNEY+: Zenimation (Premiere)
HBO: Betty (Premiere) at 11pm
HULU: Love, Victor (Premiere)
IMDB TV: Timewasters (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Lupin (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Trese (Premiere)
WE TV: Mama June: From Not to Hot (Finale) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 6/12/21)
NICKELODEON: Danger Force (Premiere) at 9pm
NICKELODEON: Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan (Premiere) at 8:30pm

(SUNDAY 6/13/21)
ADULT SWIM: Tuca & Bertie (Premiere) at 11:30pm
AMC+: Kevin Can F**k Himself (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: 90 Day Journey: Pride Month (Premiere)
HLN: Murder Nation (Premiere) at 9pm
SONY CANAL: Rosario Tijeras (Premiere)
STARZ: Blindspotting (Premiere) at 9pm
AMC: Fear the Walking Dead (Finale) at 9pm
CNN: United Shades of America (Finale) at 10pm
TLC: Extreme Sisters (Finale) at 10pm

HBO Max renewed “Starstruck,” which just launched season one, for a second round. The comedy about a struggling millennial’s romance with a film star is produced by Avalon Television (“Breeders”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBCUniversal is teaming with Target and producer Will Packer for “Scene in Color Film Series Presented by Target.” The series, launched last night, spotlights three emerging Black filmmakers and their work across NBCU’s One Platform, during commercial time on NBCU’s summer movie nights on Bravo, SYFY and USA; across digital properties including the NBC One App, Rotten Tomatoes, and Fandango Movieclips; and on Peacock. NBCU will be providing blind script deals for all three emerging creators, as well as the opportunity to grow under Packer’s continued mentorship, supported by a grant from Target.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin returned to the news netThursday, eight months after exposing himself during a Zoom call with colleagues from The New Yorker. Toobin apologized during an interview on “CNN Newsroom,” and said he is “trying to become the kind of person people can trust again.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sam Pollard, documentary producer/director and feature film and television editor, has won the Peabody Career Achievement Award. Pollard has spent over thirty years chronicling the Black experience across film and television. Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour, won a Peabody Award for Journalistic Integrity.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Ted” talk: Peacock handed a straight-to-series order for “Ted,” based on the Seth MacFarlane hit 2012 comedy. MacFarlane is in negotiations to reprise the voice of the foul-mouthed teddy bear. The live-action series from UCP will be executive produced by MacFarlane and Erica Huggins for Fuzzy Door.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Participant is developing a limited series about the brutal 1982 murder of Chinese American Vincent Chin. Activist Helen Zia, the executor of Chin’s estate, will serve as part of the creative team, with Vicangelo Bulluck, Donald Young and Paula Madison. Miura Kite, SVP of Global TV, will oversee on behalf of Participant.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Writer-Producer Laeta Kalogridis and New Republic Pictures’ President Bradley Fischer have optioned the film and TV rights to Adam Roche’s podcast “The Secret History of Hollywood.” The deal includes all 11 existing seasons, as well as any future seasons of series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AYR Media has teamed with Audible Inc. to create “Bitter Blood: Kasem vs. Kasem,” an original anthology podcast docu-series revealing the inside story behind the lawsuit and elder abuse allegations surrounding the death of radio legend Casey Kasem. AYR Media also has s TV series in development for the show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO has put in development a series based on the 2017 book The Gang’s All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members, from Jaboukie Young-White (“The Daily Show”), and Issa Rae and her Hoorae Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Streaming platform Fox Soul has teamed with media brand Black Enterprise for original programming that highlights black creatives and executives. “Partnering with Fox Soul to broadcast Black Enterprise’s video content gives us the opportunity to expand our reach and continue to uplift, enlighten and educate audiences by telling positive black stories,” said Justin Barton, VP of Digital Strategy & Partnerships at Black Enterprise.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Joining the cast of Peacock’s “MacGruber,” based on the SNL parody skit, are Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne and Mickey Rourke. SNL alums Will Forte and Kristen Wiig are reprising their roles, along with Ryan Phillipe, who starred in the film adaptation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu limited series “The Dropout,” starring Amanda Seyfried as disgraced Theranos owner Elizabeth Holmes, boasts a recurring cast that includes William H. Macy, Laurie Metcalf, Elizabeth Marvel, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kate Burton, Stephen Fry, Michael Gill, Michael Ironside, Bill Irwin and Josh Pais.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s “Billions” is back for the second half of season five on Sunday, September 5 at 9p. Season six premieres early next year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” premieres Thursday, July 15. The coming-of-age comedy from Mindy Kaling centers on a first-generation Indian American teen.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Helena Bonham Carter (“The Crown”) is set to narrate BBC America’s natural history series “Eden: Untamed Planet,” which will be simulcast on BBC America and AMC starting Saturday, June 24 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon’s interactive learning service, Noggin, will launch a BBC Studios animated series, “JoJo & Gran Gran,” on Monday, June 14. The show tells the story of a little girl in London and her grandmother.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Canine detectives, rescuers, protectors and more are profiled in Smithsonian Channel’s “Dogs with Extraordinary Jobs,” premiering Wednesday, June 30 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s “Desus & Mero” resumes new episodes starting Sunday, June 20 – and will be back filming in a revamped studio. The hosts filmed remotely from their homes starting in March 2020.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tom and Jerry are moving to the Big Apple. Original series “Tom and Jerry in New York,” produced by Warner Bros. Animation, is slated to debut Thursday, July 1 on HBO Max.
(Source: Cynopsis)

As part of “11 Weeks of Reveals until Season 11” of “The Walking Dead,” AMC announced “The Walking Dead: Origins,” a series of specials exploring the journeys of the series’ most celebrated characters. The specials premiere Thursdays, beginning July 15, exclusively on AMC+. “TWD” is back Sunday, August 22 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of Disney+ Marvel series “Loki” drew 890,000 US households, according to SambaTV. That’s the largest US premiere-day audience for a Disney+ Marvel show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Character actor Ernie Lively died June 2 of cardiac complications. He was 74. Lively’s numerous TV credits include roles on “Hill Street Blues,” “Falcon Crest,” and “Newhart,” among many others, in addition to playing the father of his real-life daughter, Blake Lively, in “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” films.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
In The Heights – Anthony Ramos, Melissa Barrera, Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins, Olga Merediz, Jimmy Smits, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dascha Polanco, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Stephanie Beatriz, Marc Anthony
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway – James Corden, Margo Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, David Oyelowo
Queen Bees (Limited Release) – Ellen Burstyn, James Caan, Ann-Margaret, Jane Curtin, Christopher Lloyd, Loretta Devine, Elizabeth Mitchell, French Stewart
Domino: Battle of the Bones (Limited Release) – David Arquette, Snoop Dogg, Tommy “Tiny” Lister Jr., Tasie Lawrence, Lou Beatty Jr., Carlito Olivero, Baron Davis, Ruben Garfias, Anthony McKinley, Mega Sousa, Carson Nicely, Melanie Mosley, Scarlett Lopez, Britt Ellis, Kelly V. Dolan

NYC STREET FAIRS
Saturday June 12, 2021
Lexington Ave. Festival – from 60th St. to 66th St.
25th Brooklyn Pride – on 5th Ave. from 3rd St. to 5th St.

Sunday June 13, 2021
Forest Hills Festival of the Arts 2021 – on Austin St. from 69th Road to 72nd Road

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. 

NYLottery.NY.gov

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $31 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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