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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 7/22/21)
AMC+: Ultra City Smiths (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: Ghost Adventures (Premiere)
HBO MAX: Through Our Eyes (Premiere)
PARAMOUNT+: Kamp Koral: SpongeBob’s Under Years (Premiere)
YOU TUBE: Break Your Record (Premiere) at 12pm
HGTV: Hot Mess House (Finale) at 8pm
LMN: Keeping Up With the Joneses (Finale) at 8pm
NBC: Good Girls (Finale) at 10pm

NBCUniversal and Sky introduced a new global consultancy and research arm centered around culture. Co-Lab with NBCUniversal + Sky taps into insights across NBCUniversal and Sky, to develop plans that brands can execute across One Platform and beyond. “With Co-Lab, we’re creating another entry point for marketers to access NBCUniversal and Sky’s vast platform of capabilities, with an eye toward developing bespoke strategies for global brands seeking local resonance with audiences around the world,” said KC Sullivan, President and Managing Director, Global Advertising & Partnerships, NBCUniversal.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy Central and Lenard “Charlamagne Tha God” McKelvey are teaming with “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert to create and produce “Tha God’s Honest Truth with Lenard ‘Charlamagne’ McKelvey.” The weekly half hour late-night series takes on social issues via sketches and social experiments that are “redemptively comedic, refreshingly unfiltered, and unapologetically Black.” Filmed in NYC, the series is set to debut Friday, September 17 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, Berry Gordy and Justin Diaz will be honored at the 44th annual Kennedy Center Honors, taking place December 5 and broadcast in a primetime special on CBS at a time tbd.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Creative Arts Emmys will take place in front of a limited live audience this year, but there will be no Governors Ball events due to COVID-19 concerns. The ceremony will be hosted at LA’s Microsoft Theater September 11 and 12, and edited into a single show to air Saturday, September 18 at 8p on FXX.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Inevitable Foundation, which works to identify promising disabled screenwriters and fast-track them for consideration by showrunners, creative executives, has launched an initiative to help close the diversity gap in film and television. Over 25 creative and development executives and more than a dozen showrunners have committed to working with the foundation’s Screenwriting Fellows and other finalists to mentor them and prepare them to sell their work.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment’s Screen Media has inked a multi-year deal with Millennium Media to release at least five films a year for the next three years from the production house. The first film will be “The Enforcer,” which is shooting this summer in Greece. Screen Media will handle the North American release in 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon Studios has ordered a series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel Anansi Boys. Gaiman, Sir Lenny Henry, Douglas Mackinnon, Hanelle M. Culpepper, Hilary Bevan Jones (Endor Productions) and Richard Fee (Red Production Company) are executive producers. Gaiman and Henry will also write for the series along with Arvind Ethan David, Kara Smith, and Racheal Ofori. Gaiman and Mackinnon will serve as co-showrunners. The six episode limited series begins shooting in Scotland later this year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox is developing a reality competition based on the Hasbro board game Mouse Trap with eOne (“LEGO Masters”). eOne’s Tara Long, Matt Walton, Matt Prichard, Mark Herwick are exec producing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ample Entertainment struck a first look deal with Israeli filmmakers Yotam Guendelman, Mika Timor and Ari Pines (“Shadow of Truth”). Ample will collaborate with the creators to develop and produce a slate of stranger-than-fiction films and series in the unscripted space.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Exile Content Studio is moving forward with “The Bourbons: A Royal Family,” a docuseries about Spain’s Reigning Royal House. Exile is co-producing the 6-parter with Ana Pastor’s Newtral and Atresmedia, in collaboration with Alea Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: America Ferrera (“Superstore”) has boarded the cast of AppleTV+ limited series “WeCrashed,” about the rise and fall of WeWork…Dee Bradley Baker will reprise the role of Olmec in CW’s reboot of “Legends of the Hidden Temple.” The show originally aired on Nick from 1993-95…Lana Condor (“To All the Boys”) will star in and executive produce “Take Out,” a comedy in development at Hulu…Peacock limited series “Joe Exotic” (wt) has added Marlo Kelly (“Dare Me”) to the cast opposite Kate McKinnon and John Cameron MitchellLeslie Grace (“In the Heights”) flew away with the lead in HBO Max film “Batgirl.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Three-part documentary “Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union”debuts Tuesday, August 3 at 9p on HBO. The show chronicles the personal and political journey of President Barack Obama, through conversations with colleagues, friends and critics.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s “Superstar,” an expansion of newsmagazine “20/20,” will profile celebrities “who shaped American culture” starting Wednesday, August 11 at 10p. First subject: Whitney Houston.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mother or mate? TLC’s “I Love a Mama’s Boy” is back for season two on Sunday, August 29 at 10p.
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Stand up special “Lil Duval: Living My Best Life,” featuring appearances from Bresha Webb (“Marlon”) and comedians Gary “G Thang” Johnson and Navaris “Navv” Greene, premieres Thursday, August 5 on ALLBLK.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox Nation special “Released: A Bill Cosby Investigation by Nancy Grace” starts streaming Friday, July 23. The special features first-hand accounts from Cosby accusers in addition to former Pennsylvania District Attorney Bruce Castor, who will discuss the secret “non-prosecution” agreement.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime’s “Switched Before Birth,” starring Justina Machado (“One Day at a Time”) and Skyler Samuels (“Scream Queens”), delves into the unregulated fertility industry. Inspired by IVF stories of actual couples, the film follows two strangers whose paths become intertwined following their IVF procedures. Elisabeth Rohm directs the film, debuting this fall.
(Source: Cynopsis)

For the first time, all four motos of a round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will be shown live on one network, as MAVTV, in conjunction wioth NBC Sports, provides four hours of live broadcast of the MotoSport.com Washougal National on Saturday, July 24. Coverage begins at 4p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

THEMA América announced that Canal 22 International will be airing a variety of premieres to connect Mexicans, Mexican-Americans, and the Spanish-speaking community in the US with their roots and traditions. Among the offerings: “Gramática de la Creación” (The Grammatical Creation), with journalist and lexicographer Laura García showing the multiple influences that stimulate creative work, Tuesdays at 5p starting in August.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Welcome to the Clubhouse: Live audio app Clubhouse, which launched with an invite-only system, is “now out of beta, open to everyone, and ready to begin its next chapter,” said co-founders Rohan Seth and Paul Davison in a blog post. “This means we have removed our waitlist system so that anyone can join. If you have a club, you can post your link far and wide. If you are a creator with an audience, you can bring them all on. If you’re hosting a public event, anyone can attend.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

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