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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 7/13/21)
NETFLIX: Ridley Jones (Premiere)
TBS: Miracle Workers (Premiere) at 10:30pm
VICE: Unknown Amazon (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD NETWORK: Good Eats (Finale) at 10:30pm
FX: Mr Inbetween (Finale) at 10pm
HGTV: $50K Three Ways (Finale) at 10pm
HISTORY: The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch (Finale) at 9pm
TLC: 7 Little Johnstons (Finale) at 8pm

Entertainment and media revenues dropped 3.8% to $2 trillion during pandemic-impacted 2020, but PwC’s new Global Entertainment and Media Outlook projects an increase to $2.2 trillion in 2021, hitting $2.6 trillion in 2025 – faster growth than the overall economy. While traditional TV and home video will continue to make up the largest share of total consumer revenue, it is expected to decline 1.2% annually. “After a difficult decade in which broadcasters coped with declining viewership and threats from online advertising while still investing in infrastructure and technology, the sector will near a tipping point by 2025, when revenue from online and connected TV will be just $1 billion smaller than multichannel TV advertising revenue,” said PwC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Gossip Girl” was HBO Max’s most-watched new series ever its first weekend of availability. The reboot also “saw a greater proportion of new subscribers choosing it as the first thing to watch after signing up,” said the streamer. Within an hour of the episode’s premiere on Thursday, the show was trending No. 11 nationwide on Twitter, continuing as a Top 5 trend through mid-day, said HBO Max, adding that there were also 15 billion impressions of “Gossip Girl” content on TikTok tied to the show’s launch.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cedric the Entertainer (“The Neighborhood”) will host the 73rd Emmys,airing live Sunday, September 19 on CBS and Paramount+. “Since I was a little boy huddled up next to my grandmother, television has always been my reliable friend, so it is an enormous honor for me to host this year’s Emmy Awards,” said the first-time Emmys host. Reginald Hudlin and Ian Stewart will return as executive producers, with Hamish Hamilton back direct. Done+Dusted and Hudlin Entertainment are producing. The show will be filmed at LA’s Microsoft Theatre in front of “a limited audience of nominees and their guests.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS set premiere fall premiere dates. “NCIS: Hawai’i” makes its debut Monday, September 20 at 10p, followed by fellow newcomers “FBI: International” on Tuesday, October 1 at 10p, “CSI: Vegas” on Wednesday, October 6 at 10p, “Ghosts” on Thursday, October 7 at 9p, and “The Activist” on Friday, October 22 at 8p. Season five of SEAL Team premieres in a new time slot, Sunday, October 10 at 10p; the show will move to streaming sib Paramount+ after four episodes on broadcast.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz didn’t wait for the season one premiere of “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” to renew the series for a sophomore run. Sascha Penn will return as creator and showrunner and will continue exec producing alongside Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Courtney A. Kemp. The “Power” prequel, set in South Jamaica, Queens in the early ‘90s, launches Sunday, July 18 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Julian Castro, a 2020 presidential candidate, has joined NBC News and MSNBC as a political analyst. Castro was secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2014-17.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime has picked up the comedy series “I Love This for You,”starring and executive produced by Vanessa Bayer (“Saturday Night Live”), along with “SNL” alum Molly Shannon leading the cast. Bayer co-created the series with Jeremy Beiler (“SNL,” “Inside Amy Schumer”), who will executive produce. Jessi Klein (“Dead to Me,” “Transparent”) will serve as showrunner and executive produce along with Michael Showalter (“The Big Sick”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films announced the production of two films. “Fantasy Football,” executive produced by The SpringHill Company (“Space Jam: A New Legacy)”, in partnership with Marsai Martin and Joshua Martin of Genius Entertainment (“Little”), follows 15-year-old Carmen Coleman (Marsai Martin, “black-ish”) as she discovers she can control her professional football player dad’s prowess on the field through her video game. Production is set to begin in early 2022. Also on deck is “Hush Hush,” a film adaptation the YA novels by Becca Fitzpatrick. Production is slated for late 2021 in partnership with BCDF Pictures and Entertainment 360.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Vince Gilligan (“Breaking Bad”) is sticking with longtime partner Sony Pictures Television. When he realized his deal was up, “I pondered my options for maybe twenty seconds, then decided to re-up,” said Gilligan. “It was a no-brainer: Sony is very generous to me, they’ve been a great place to work and I like everybody there…Also, having put in fifteen years already, I’m only a decade shy of receiving a gold Walkman.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jesse Collins, producer of this year’s Grammy Awards, has been set as executive producer and showrunner of the 2021 American Music Awards. “Jesse and his team bring tremendous creative firepower, expertise that spans multiple genres and formats, and an innovative mindset that makes them our ideal partners to shepherd this show into the future,” said MRC Co-CEO Modi WIczyk. Jesse Collins Entertainment will produce along with dick clark productions for a show airing Sunday, November 21 on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jennifer Lopez is teaming with Skydance to develop projects based on Concord’s catalog of musicals. “Musicals were a part of the tapestry of my childhood,” said Lopez. “We’re so excited to begin our association with Skydance and Concord in reinterpreting some of the most classic musicals and bringing them to life in new ways for a new generation.” Lopez, along with partners Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina, will EP for Nuyorican Productions. David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Bill Bost will exec produce for Skydance, alongside Sophia Dilley of Concord’s Film & TV division and Concord CEO, Scott Pascucci.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sci-fi mystery “The Last Police” landed a pilot order from Fox. The project, based on the novel The Last Policeman by Ben Winters, will be written, directed and executive produced by Kyle Killen (“Lone Star”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Alexa Davalos (“The Man in the High Castle”) landed the lead opposite Julian McMahon in season three of CBS’ “FBI: Most Wanted.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E set second season return dates for two docu-series. “Accused: Guilty or Innocent?” launches Thursday, August 19 at 10p, followed by the “Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole” on Thursday, August 26 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of “Diary of a Future President” launches Wednesday, August 18 on Disney+. All ten episodes of the coming-of-age series will be available at launch.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jake “The Problem Child” Paul will square off against former UFC champion Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley in the main event of a professional boxing event on Sunday, August 29, live on Showtime PPV. The telecast begins at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Country Music Association is filming “CMA Summer Jam,” a two-night summer concert experience live from Nashville on July 27 and July 28. Footage will be part of a three-hour primetime special airing later this summer on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ShortsTV has partnered with the Rock the Shorts Film Festival to air films from the second annual event on July 22, July 29 and August 5 at 7p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Black Widow” drew over $215 million in its opening weekend, helped by a $60 million boost from Premier Access sales on Disney+. “Black Widow’s strong performance this weekend affirms our flexible distribution strategy of making franchise films available in theaters for a true cinematic experience and, as COVID concerns continue globally, providing choice to consumers who prefer to watch at home on Disney+,” said Kareem Daniel, Chairman of Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sesame Workshop, along with the support of USAA, released a collection of resources to help military and veteran families start conversations about race with young children. Sesame Workshop also debuted a video featuring First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and Sesame Street’s Rosita.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon Studios and Paramount+ announced the start of production on “The Fairly OddParents” (wt), a new series based off the 2001-17 animated show, “The Fairly OddParents.” Combining live-action and animation, the 13-episode first season will pick up years after the original series ended and follow Timmy Turner’s cousin, Vivian “Viv” Turner, and her new stepbrother, Roy Ragland, as they navigate life in Dimmsdale with the help of their fairy godparents, Wanda and Cosmo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

PBS Distribution has collaborated with Foxtel to launch a PBS Kids’ channel in Australia. Shows include puppet series “Donkey Hodie” and STEM-based animated series “Elinor Wonders Why.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Euro 2020 final between England and Italy was watched by peak audience of 31 million viewers in the UK, one of the highest ratings in British broadcasting history. The total combines the high in viewers on BBC One (25 million) and ITV (6 million).
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV’s “Celebrity IOU” delivered its highest-rated season two episode to date on Monday, July 5, with a 1.08 Live+3 rating among P25-54 and a 1.38 Live+3 rating among W25-54. The ratings for the episode, which featured Kevin Hart, were a 109% increase over the prior six weeks and a 154% lift over year ago levels among P25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Driven by the success of “Love After Lockup” and “Mama June: From Not to Hot,” WE tv reports it has been the #1 cable network on Friday nights in prime time among W18-49 for the first six months of 2021 in Live+3 ratings. This follows the network’s longstanding record of leadership on Thursday night, #1 with Black women for nearly a decade. WE tv has also been the #1 cable network with Black women on Friday nights since 2019.
(Source: Cynopsis)

World Wrestling Federation star Paul Orndorff (“Mr. Wonderful”) died July 12. He was 71. Orndorff was one of the four men to main event the first Wrestlemania.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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