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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 8/20/21)
A&E: 
Cold Case Files (Premiere) at 9pm
A&E: American Justice (Premiere) at 10pm
APPLE TV+: Truth Be Told (Premiere)
CBS: The Greatest #AtHome Videos (Premiere) at 9pm
NETFLIX: The Chair (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Comedy Premium League (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Everything Will Be Fine (Premiere)
NICK: Rugrats (Premiere) at 8pm

(SATURDAY 8/21/21)
CNN: We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert at 5pm
NBC, ABC, CBS: Stand Up To Cancer at 8pm
DISCOVERY+: Children of the Cult (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: Burger Truck Brawl (Premiere)
ID: Stalked: Followed by Fear (Premiere) at 9pm

(SUNDAY 8/22/21)
AMC: The Walking Dead (Premiere) at 9pm
AMC: Talking Dead (Premiere) at 10pm
DISCOVERY+: Naked and Afraid of Love (Premiere)
EPIX: Chapelwaite (Premiere) at 10pm
FUBO SPORTS NETWORK: No Chill with Gilbert Arenas (Premiere) at 7pm
FUBO SPORTS NETWORK: Gecha Popcorn Ready with T.O. and Hatch (Premiere) at 8pm
HBO: NYC Epicenters 9/11 Through 2021 and a Half (Premiere) at 8pm
HISTORY: The Machines That Built America: Snack Sized (Premiere) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: Gossip (Premiere) at 8pm
SHOWTIME: Work in Progress (Premiere) at 11pm
CNN: History of the Sitcom (Finale) at 9pm
CNN: Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury (Finale) at 10pm
CW: Dead Pixels (Finale) at 9:30pm
HBO: 100-Foot Wave (Finale) at 10pm
TLC: 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After? (Finale) at 8pm

Amazon Prime Video struck a deal to livestream the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards in 2022, calling it the first major awards telecast to be wholly streamed. The ACM Awards, produced by MRC’s dick clark productions, debuted in 1966 and has aired on ABC (1972-78), NBC (1979-97) and CBS (1998-2021).
(Source: Cynopsis)

New “Jeopardy!” host Mike Richards is in the hot seat again, after news website The Ringer unearthed episodes of a podcast he hosted from 2013-14 during which he used offensive language about women’s bodies. “Even with the passage of time, it’s more than clear that my attempts to be funny and provocative were not acceptable, and I have removed the episodes,” said Richards. “I have substantial and serious obligations as a role model, and I intend to live up to them.” Richards previously faced allegations related to past lawsuits when he was a producer on “The Price Is Right.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Eighty-five percent of kids ages 2-12 use YouTube, and 70% remember seeing advertising on it, according to a new survey from Precise TV. That compares to 36% who remember TV spots on broadcast, 32% on video-on-demand, 18% on non-YouTube online videos, 17% on social media, and 14% on gaming. After YouTube, 21% of the time the kids used Nickelodeon to access online content, versus 20% for Cartoon Network and 14% for Nick Jr.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News employees were told this week that they have to upload their COVID vaccination status into a company database. The mandate, from FNC CEO Suzanne Scott, did not require vaccination for those who returned to the office. While masks are optional for vaccinated employees, they will be required in tight spaces with multiple employees. A number of other companies, including ViacomCBS, NBCUniversal, Disney and WarnerMedia, have made vaccination a requirement for returning to offices.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix has renewed coming-of-age comedy “Never Have I Ever,” from Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, for a third season. “We are so grateful to Netflix and Universal Television for letting us continue to tell this story, and to the fans around the world who clamored to see more of this badly behaved Indian teenager,” said Kaling and Fisher.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Director Bartlett Sher, writer JT Rogers, and producer Cambra Overend, who teamed for HBO’s “Oslo,” have launched a production company. SRO Productions will develop and produce projects for the stage, television and film.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Media Group and K6 Media Group are teaming for “Li’l Santa,” a series based on the comic books by Lewis Trondheim and Thierry Robin. Toonz has acquired the rights to distribute the pre-school animation produced by K6 Media, and will distribute the series everywhere except Canada, where the series is available in French on TeleQuebec.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Hank Azaria (“Brockmire”) will play Apple CEO Tim Cook and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (“500 Days of Summer”) has been cast as Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick in Showtime anthology series “Super Pumped.”…Jamie-Lynn Sigler (“The Sopranos”) has joined season two of ABC drama “Big Sky” in a recurring role. Omar Metwally and Anja Savcic have been promoted from recurring to regulars for season two, while Jesse James Keitel, a series regular in season one, will now recur…Eliza Bennett (“Nanny McPhee”) has joined the season five cast of The CW’s “Dynasty” as (Moldavia flashback) Amanda Carrington.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ava DuVernay’s “Home Sweet Home” premieres Friday, October 15 at 8p on NBC. The social experiment – DuVernay’s first unscripted series – follows two families from very different backgrounds as they swap lives.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Design Star: Next Gen” champ Carmeon Hamilton will star in Memphis-set discovery+ series “Reno My Rental,” launching Saturday, September 18. Hamilton will help renters make their place feel like home.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo’s “Below Deck” sets sail to the Caribbean when season nine premieres Monday, October 25 at 9p. Last season, the reality show delivered 2.5 million total viewers, 1.5 million P25-54 and 1.1 million P18-49 on linear, ranking as the second highest-rated cable reality series of the year to-date.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz has set Sunday, October 17 at 9p as the launch date for season two of “Hightown.” During the sophomore run, the picture perfect version of summer on Cape Cod will clash with off-season reality.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” premieres Thursday, September 16 on Netflix. The CG animated series follows He-Man and his squad of heroes as they battle demonic tyrant Skeletor.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A trio of competition series land on Peacock on Thursday, September 9. Joining season three of “American Ninja Warrior Junior” will be obstacle course game “Frogger” and spinoff “Top Chef Family Style.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Yellowstone” is set to return to Paramount Network Sunday, November 7. The season will serve as a launch pad for Paramount+ newcomers “Mayor of Kingstown” and “1883,” the Yellowstone origin story, premiering on Sunday, November 14, and Sunday, December 19, respectively. “Our strategy is to make ‘Yellowstone,’ the massive # 1 hit with more than 10 million fans, into a global hit franchise under the incredible creative vision of Taylor Sheridan’s world building storytelling,” said Chris McCarthy, President and CEO, MTV Entertainment. “These new series will debut on Paramount+ and have special premiere day sneak episodes behind ‘Yellowstone’ introducing this huge audience to these new stories.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“MTV Floribama Shore” and “Double Shot at Love” take over Thursday nights with back-to-back premieres on September 16 at 8p and 9p on MTV. “Floribama Shore” takes the party to Georgia, while in season three of “Double Shot at Love” Vinny Guadagnino searches for his perfect match.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s PPV event headlined by Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley on Sunday, August 29 at 8p will be hosted by sportscaster Brian Custerwith special guest commentatorsLogan Pauland BELLATOR MMA featherweight world champion AJ McKee.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Foo Fighters will receive the first MTV “VMAs” Global Icon Award at this year’s show, airing Sunday, September 12 at 8p. The Global Icon Award, hailing from MTV’s Europe Music Awards, celebrates an artist/band whose career has maintained a unique level of global success.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kathy Griffin will host a streamed stage presentation of “Women Behind Bars,” filmed in early 2020. The parody of 1950s prison exploitation films can be found on the BroadwayHD platform beginning Thursday, August 26.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News’ “Gutfeld!” hit a milestone on Tuesday, August 17, averaging 2.12 million total viewers and 434,000 among A25-54. That was enough top CBS’s “The Late Show” (1.90 million and 423,000 A24-54) for the first time, along with NBC’s “The Tonight Show” (1.22 million/255,000) and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (1.07 million/198,000). In the A18-49 demo, CBS hung on to the ratings crown with 322,000, versus 281,000 for FNC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
PAW Patrol: The Movie (Animated) – Tyler Perry, Marsai Martin, Yara Shahidi, Jimmy Kimmel, Dax Shepard, Randall Park, Kim Kardashian
Reminiscence – Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton
The Protege (Limited Release) – Samuel L. Jackson, Maggie Q, Michael Keaton, Robert Patrick
The Night House (Limited Release) – Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg, Evan Jonigkeit, Stacy Martin, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Allie McCulloch, Samantha Buck, Dannielle Rose,

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday August 20, 2021
Grand Central Food Block Party Series – on 41st St. from Lexington Ave. to 3rd Ave.

Saturday August 21, 2021
Washington Square Festival – on Waverly Place from 5th Ave. to MacDougal St.
Eighth Ave. Festival – on 8th Ave. from 42nd  to 57th St.

Sunday August 22, 2021
A.D.A.’s Madison Ave. Fair – on Madison Ave. 42nd to 56th St.
Amsterdam Avenue Festival – on Amsterdam Ave. from 79th St. to 86th St.
Queens Blvd-Forest Hills – on Queens Blvd from 70th Road to Yellowstone Blvd.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $256 million.

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $290 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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