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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 8/10/21)
CNBC: The Profit (Premiere) at 10pm
CW: DC’s Stargirl (Premiere) at 8pm
FOOD NETWORK: Chopped: Playing With Fire (Premiere) at 9pm
E!: Hart to Heart (Premiere) at 10pm
FOX: Fantasy Island (Premiere) at 9pm
HBO: Hard Knocks: The Dallas Cowboys (Premiere) at 10pm
NETFLIX: Untold (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Gabby’s Dollhouse (Premiere)
VH1: Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out (Premiere) at 8pm

With its agreement with Dish Network set to expire August 16, Sinclair Broadcast Group is girding for a blackout next week. “We have tried unsuccessfully to reach fair and customary terms with Dish Network for the renegotiation of our retransmission consent,” said Sinclair General Counsel David Gibber. “Given the status of these negotiations, we feel it is important to alert Dish Network subscribers to the real risk that some of their favorite stations will no longer be available through Dish Network.” A total of 112 broadcast TV stations, including ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC affiliates, are expected to be dropped.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mike Richards, executive producer of “Jeopardy!” and recently a front-runner to take over as permanent host of the show, responded to complaints from ten years ago alleging pregnancy discrimination with former “Price Is Right” models. “These were allegations made in employment disputes against the show,” said Richards in a memo to staff. “I want you all to know that the way in which my comments and actions have been characterized in these complaints does not reflect the reality of who I am or how we worked together on ‘The Price Is Right.’” As for him taking the job of “Jeopardy!” host, Richards said discussions with him as well as other potential hosts are ongoing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“HouseBroken” was renewed for a second season on Fox. The animated comedy stars Lisa Kudrow as a poodle who opens her living room to fellow pets.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix is going deeper into unscripted territory. The streamer renewed “The Circle” for seasons 4 and 5 and “Indian Matchmaking” and “The American Barbecue Showdown” for second seasons, and ordered Austin, Texas-set “Roaring Twenties.” To feed the reality show beast, Netflix as opened “the largest reality casting call ever” to search for contestants.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo has canceled its three-day fan event, BravoCon, over concerns about the increase in COVID-19 cases. “We are just as disappointed as our loyal fans to have to cancel this year’s event, but health and safety are our top priorities,” said the network. We look forward to celebrating BravoCon 2022 together.” The event was slated to take place October 15-17 in NYC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery+ and OWN handed a straight-to-series order for “Justice, USA,” an insider view of the criminal justice system. The docu-series comes from artist and activist Common, Marshall Goldberg (“Life Goes On”), and executive producer Mike Tollin (“The Last Dance”), with Think Common Entertainment’s Tamara Brown also executive producing. OWN will oversee production for discovery+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Vince Vaughn (“Wedding Crashers”) will star in and exec produce “Bad Monkey” for Apple TV+. Bill Lawrence (“Ted Lasso”) will write and EP the 10-episode crime drama, focused on a demoted detective, from Warner Bros. Television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV ordered 20 new episodes of “Home Town,” for a second season slated to launch in 2022. Discovery+ spin-off “Home Town: Ben’s Workshop” will also be back, with ten new installments.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Catherine Zeta-Jones will play Morticia Addams in Netflix coming-of-age comedy series “Wednesday.” Tim Burton is directing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix and Faraway Productions have renewed their overall deal, calling for the “Fauda” producer to develop and produce original programming.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of Showtime’s “Back to Life” kicks off Monday, September 13 at 10p. The comedy picks up three weeks after the season finale, and six weeks after Miri leaves prison.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UK drama “Call the Midwife” is back for season ten on PBS starting October 3 at 8p (check local listings). The seven-parter airs as part of PBS’ Sunday night drama lineup.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Another European import is headed to HBO, which has acquired the North American television and streaming rights to six-episode French limited series “Laetitia.” The drama, based on the true story of the disappearance of an 18-year-old and the repercussions that follow her twin sister, debuts Monday, August 30 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

School will soon be back in session at Peacock. Season four of “A.P. Bio” launches Thursday, August 2. The first two seasons of the comedy aired on NBC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rakuten Viki, the streaming service for Asian content, announced that K-drama “Lovers of the Red Sky” will debut on the platform exclusively on August 30. The show is based on the novel Hong Chun Gi by South Korean author Jung Eun Gwol.
(Source: Cynopsis)

As it did for the first time last year, The CW will simulcast MTV’s Video Music Awards on Sunday, September 12 at 8p. The week leading up to the show, MTV will take part in service-oriented activities tied to the observance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook has added a new feature that allows users to create a prayer post in Facebook Groups. Other users can share a comment, click an “I prayed” button or send a private message.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actress Jane Withers died August 7. She was 95. The former child star was best known to TV audiences as Josephine the Plumber in ads for Comet cleanser.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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