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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 6/15/21)
ID: Body Cam (Premiere) at 10pm 
NETFLIX: Rhyme Time Town (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Workin’ M (Premiere)
FREEFORM: Cruel Summer (Finale) at 10pm
FUSE: Unbreakable (Finale) at 11pm

NBCUniversal has wrapped its upfront. In a blog post, Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, noted that this year’s negotiations made history. “The advertising industry can be proud that we’re moving towards an environment that’s on-demand and easy-to-access, where our work together truly reflects the future our consumers have already created,” she said. “With the old report cards thrown away, and a new foundation laid – we’ve finally broke through.”
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Disney scored double digit gains in CPMs and revenue for the 2021-22 upfront, with over 40% of dollars committed to digital and streaming. Stand-out categories included CPG, financial services, media & entertainment, pharmaceutical, retail, technology and telecom, and travel & leisure, said the company.
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Weather Channel has revamped its flagship morning show, renamed “America’s Morning Headquarters” (from AMHQ). The program will include more educational segments and extend its national coverage until noon, an additional two hours.
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Christiane Amanpour, CNN chief international anchor and PBS host, announced she has had surgery to remove ovarian cancer. “I am now going through several months of chemotherapy for the very best possible long-term prognosis, and I am confident,” she said.
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Peacock renewed “Girls5Eva” for a second season. “It was hard to miss the immediate fandom that was born after the launch of this series,” said Lisa Katz, President of Scripted Content at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “This aspirational comeback story is filled with heart and friendship, perfectly blended with catchy-songs and humor, and delivered by an exceptionally versatile cast.”
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Daniel Powell (“Inside Amy Schumer”) and Aaron Augenblick (“Ugly Americans”) are teaming to launch kids animation producer Future Brain Media. Projects are in development for PBS Kids and General Mills.
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Will 1980s sitcoms ever die? Don’t be ridiculous! HBO Max is developing a reboot of 1986-1993 sitcom “Perfect Strangers,” starring Robin Thede (“A Black Lady Sketch Show”) and London Hughes (“The Netflix Afterpary”). Warner Bros. Television is producing with Thede exec producing via her For Better or Words, and Robert L. Boyett, who produced the original.
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Monica Lewinsky and her production company, Alt Ending, landed a first-look deal with 20th Television. Lewinsky is a producer on FX’s “Impeachment: An American Crime Story,” which follows the story of her ill-fated affair with former president Bill Clinton. “As our team has gotten to know Monica through her involvement with our upcoming edition of ‘American Crime Story,’ we’ve been very impressed with her instincts as a producer, and her desire to bring provocative, untold stories to the screen,” said Karey Burke, 20th TV President.
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Casting notes: Naomi Watts (“The Loudest Voice”) and Bobby Cannavale (“Thunder Force”) will star in Netflix limited series “The Watcher,” from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan…The cast of Netflix stop motion dark comedy “The House” includes Miranda Richardson (“Good Omens”), Claudie Blakley (“Pride & Prejudice”), Matthew Goode (“The Duke”), Mia Goth (“Emma”), Mark Heap (“Friday Night Dinner”), Josh McGuire (“Lovesick”), and Stephanie Cole (Doc Martin”)…Leah Gibson (“Jessica Jones”) and Aadila Dosani (“Nancy Drew”) will recur on Spectrum Originals’ “Joe Pickett,” based on the bestselling novels by C.J. Box.
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CBS set premiere dates for two reality shows. “Secret Celebrity Renovation” debuts Friday, July 9 at 8p, while season two of “The Greatest #Home Videos” launches Friday, August 20 at 9p.
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Season two of “The Morning Show” premieres on Apple TV+ on Monday, September 17. A trailer for the season shows Julianna Margulies’ new character trying to convince Alex (Jennifer Aniston) to rejoin the show.
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Four frugal families are followed in new TLC series “So Freakin Cheap,” launching Monday, June 28 at 10p.
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Season two of Netflix’s “Dogs,” exploring the bond between humans and dogs, and new series “Cat People,” focused on relationships with felines, both premiere Wednesday, July 7.
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HBO’s “Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes” brings to life Ronan Farrow’s interviews with whistleblowers, journalists, and private investigators for his podcast and bestselling book, Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and A Conspiracy to Protect Predators. The docu-series debuts with two back-to-back episodes Monday, July 12 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The final season of “Younger” returns to TV Land on Wednesday, July 7, with two back-to-back linear premiere episodes at 10p. The seventh season debuted on Paramount+.
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BritBox’s summer slate includes true crime series “In the Footsteps of Killers.” Investigated like a documentary and filmed as a drama, the hybrid series premieres in July. In August, BritBox will debut “Time,” a depiction of prison life.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Barrett-Jackson LIVE, Las Vegas Auction premieres Thursday, June 17, with live coverage continuing through June 19 on FYI and History Channel.
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HGTV’s Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, will be keeping up with Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian West and Kendall Jenner on the episode of “Celebrity IOU” airing Monday, June 21 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo’s two-part “Below Deck Sailing Yacht” reunion begins Monday, June 21 at 9p on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.”
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Season one of HGTV home renovation series “Bargain Block” delivered a .57 Live+3 rating among P25-54, a .70 Live+3 rating among W25-54, a .61 Live+3 rating among upscale P25-54 and a .75 Live+3 rating among upscale W25-54. Attracting more than 19 million total viewers since its April 14 premiere, “Bargain Block” ranked as the #2 cable premiere in the Wednesday 9-10p timeslot among P2+ and households.
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Character actor Ned Beatty died June 13. He was 83. In addition to memorable film roles, Beatty had roles on numerous TV series, including “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “The Rockford Files,” and “M*A*S*H,” among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor and singer John Gabriel has died at age 90. Gabriel was best known for his long-running role on soap opera “Ryan’s Hope.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

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