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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 8/27/21)
AMAZON: Fernando (Premiere)
AMAZON: LOL (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: See (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: Self Employed (Premiere)
NETFLIX: D.P. (Premiere)
NETFLIX: I Heart Arlo (Premiere)
NETFLIX: King of Boys (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Titletown High (Premiere)
WE TV: Life After Lockup (Premiere) at 9pm
MTV: Messiness (Premiere) at 7:30pm
NATIONAL GEORGRAPHIC: Cesar Millan: Better Human Better Dog (Premiere) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 8/28/21)
DISCOVERY+: Guy (Premiere)
FOOD: The Kitchen (Premiere) at 11am
FOOD: Trisha’s Southern Kitchen (Premiere) at 12pm
NETFLIX: Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (Premiere)
BBC AMERICA: Eden: Untamed Planet (Finale) at 8pm
FOOD: The Pioneer Woman (Finale) at 10am
NAT GEO WILD: The Hatcher Family Diary (Finale) at 10pm

(SUNDAY 8/29/21)
DISCOVERY+: Renovation, Inc.: The Beginning (Premiere)
HGTV: Renovation, Inc.: The Lake House (Premiere) at 9pm
HLN: Sex & Murder (Premiere) at 10pm
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: 9/11 One Day in America (Premiere) at 9pm
NETFLIX: The Ingenuity of the Househusband (Premiere)
PBS: Lucy Worsley’s Royal Myths & Secrets (Premiere) at 8pm
TLC: 90 Days Fiance: The Other Way (Premiere) at 8pm
TLC: I Love A Mama’s Boy (Premiere) at 10pm
TLC: 90 Day Pillow Talk: The Other Way (Premiere) at 11pm
EPIX: Godfather of Harlem (Finale) at 8pm
HGTV: Renovation Island (Finale) at 8pm 
HISTORY: The Machines That Built America (Finale) at 9pm
NAT GEO WILD: Dog Impossible (Finale) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: UFO (Finale) at 9pm

There will be four new guest sharks when ABC’s “Shark Tank” returns for season 13 in October: Kevin Hart, whose entertainment companies include HartBeat Productions and Laugh Out Loud; Emma Grede, CEO and co-founder with Khloe Kardashian of Good American and founding part of SKIMS with Kim Kardashian; Peter Jones, an original Dragon on BBC’s “Dragons’ Den”; and Nextdoor co-founder Nirav Tolia. Each will appear on the show’s panel alongside Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary.
(Source: Cynopsis)

GAC Media will launch networks GAC Family and GAC Living on Monday, September 27. GAC Family focuses on scripted content that captures American culture, lifestyle and heritage, while GAC Living will offer unscripted lifestyle content, with a focus on southern and country living.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Jeopardy!” is back to square one in its search for a new host, so it’s worth taking a look at which guest hosts garnered the most audience attention during the game show’s audition period. According to Parrot Analytics, Ken Jennings came out on top, with the show averaging 31.1x the average series demand. Anderson Cooper followed by with 30.3x. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, perhaps the most surprising guest host, came in third with 29.3x the average series demand, while Katie Couric came in fourth with 27.5x.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Television Academy announced its first list of presenters for this year’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which will be held across three ceremonies at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Featured in the mix are Debbie Allen (“Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square”), RuPaul Charles (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”), Brendan Hunt (“Ted Lasso”), Yvette Nicole Brown (“A Black Lady Sketch Show”), Carl Clemons-Hopkins (“Hacks”), Thomas Lennon (“Reno 911!”) and J.B. Smoove (“Maplewood Murders”). The ceremonies will be edited into a two-hour broadcast airing Saturday September 18 at 8p on FXX.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 2021 “BET Hip Hop Awards” return to Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, on Friday, October 1, with the broadcast premiere airing Tuesday, October 5 at 8p on BET.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV revealed that six-time Grammy Award winner Kacey Musgraves will make her long-awaited debut at this year’s 2021 MTV “VMAs.” The ceremony airs Sunday, September 12 at 8p on MTV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime unveiled its full fall schedule with new premieres every weekendThe slate kicks off with “Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace” on Monday, September 6 at 8p. A “Highway to Heaven” reboot debuts Sunday, November 6 at 8p, and Shannen Doherty and Kelly Hu join forces in “List of a Lifetime” on October Sunday 10 at 8p. Heather Locklear stars in “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” on Saturday, October 16 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Grand Ole Opry is teaming with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee during the Saturday, August 28 “Opry Live” broadcast to raise money for those affected by the catastrophic flooding last weekend in Middle Tennessee. Donations can be made at www.cfmt.org/opry. Opry Live airs on Circle Network at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Abby Greensfelder’s Everywoman Studios and Realscreen have named filmmaker Akanksha Sood Singh the winner of the 2021 Propelle Program, an annual female-focused content accelerator launched in 2020. Singh’s winning project, “Royals of Mandore,” is a natural history docuseries.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery+ and Talos films signed a multi-project deal to produce premium true crime content for the streamer, following the success of “Queen of Meth.” Two collaborations are currently in the works. “House of Hammer” (wt) takes an inside look at the Hammer family, including recent allegations around actor Armie Hammer. “Tough Love Inc.” explores the organized system of child abuse that takes place in America’s “Troubled Teen” Industry (TTI) via inside accounts from survivors, whistleblowers and activists.
(Source: Cynopsis)

INSP greenlit a third season of “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown.” Trace Adkins is back as host and executive producer of the competition series that features a diverse group of cowboys from across the country competing for the ultimate prize – their own herd of cattle.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Here comes the judge? Apparently so. ABC has ordered 10 episodes of unscripted courtroom comedy series “Judge Steve Harvey” (wt), featuring the comedian as judge, jury and star.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hail the queens. Netflix has ordered two seasons of a hybrid docuseries about African Queens, according to Deadline. The project hails from Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Studios and Nutopia, with Pinkett Smith set as EP. Written by Peres Owino (“Bound: Africans vs African-Americans) and NneNne Iwuji (“Yellow”) the series will focus on a different queen each season, beginning with Cleopatra in Season 1 and Njinga in Season 2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO Documentary Films has begun work on “Katrina Babies,” a feature documentary exploring the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the youth of New Orleans. New Orleans filmmaker Edward Buckles, Jr., who was 12 when Katrina hit, documents the stories of his peers who survived the storm as children.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix ordered a fourth season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive. The new season will go behind the scenes to witness how drivers and teams battle it out for victory in the 2021 Grand Prix.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS Studios is moving forward with “Broadmoor,” a drama series intended for the UK/international premium and streaming market. Created by screenwriter/playwright Jeffrey Hatcher and inspired by true events, the project is based on the famous British high-security psychiatric hospital, originally known as the Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon Studios is developing “Infinite Thread” from the Ramsay brothers, “Kingdom” creator Byron Balasco, Justin Lin and his Perfect Storm Entertainment and Universal TV, where Lin has a deal. The show delves into what happens after a pair of twins are abducted and a determined sheriff deputy investigates the crime, breaking the boundaries of time and space.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Fred Savage, Danica McKellar and Dan Lauria, stars of the original “The Wonder Years,” will appear in “The Conners,” “Home Economics” and “The Goldbergs,” respectively, on Wednesday, October 13… Tony Curran (“Your Honor,” “Ray Donovan”) is joining the cast of The CW’s “The Flash”… Jimmi Simpson and John Noble are boarding Paramount+ animated series “Star Trek: Prodigy.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Jay Leno’s Garage” is back for its sixth season on Wednesday, September 22 at 10p on CNBC. Leno shifts gears with guests including Tiffany Haddish, Kelly Clarkson, Ashton Kutcher and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Robert Irvine’s “Dinner: Impossible” returns Tuesday, October 5 at 10p on Food Network. During the new season Irvine heads to the Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, OH, to celebrate its 150th anniversary by hosting a dinner for super fans.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 3 of “Tamron Hall” premieres Monday, September 6. The syndicated talker opens discussing two hotly debated school topics: Kids wearing masks and the teaching of critical race theory.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth” returns for an eight-episode run on Sunday, September 19 at 8p on Showtime.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jon Lovitz headlines Tubi’s “Tales of a Fifth Grade Robin Hood,” debuting Friday, August 27. The comedy centers on a young boy (Chase Brown) in an under-funded school who discovers the vice principal (Lovitz) is stealing money from fundraisers and living in a mansion. Tubi will be partnering with Kids in Need Foundation to provide school supplies and learning tools to under-resourced teachers and students nationwide.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Buddy comedy “That Girl Lay Lay” bows Thursday, September 23 at 7:30p on Nickelodeon. The series follows Lay Lay, an avatar from a personal affirmation app that magically comes to life, and her best friend Sadie as they navigate life as teenagers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix will drop the sophomore season of “The Baby-Sitters Club” on Monday, October 11. “In Season 2, we really get to see a maturation of the club, and of the girls,” shared Creator and Executive Producer Rachel Shukert.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World with a Whoopi Golberg-hosted television special. “The Most Magical Story On Earth: 50 Years of Walt Disney World” is set to air Friday, October 1. Christina Aguilera and “The Little Mermaid” star Halle Bailey will perform in front of the Cinderella Castle at Magic Park; other celebrities scheduled to be on hand are Anthony Anderson, John Stamos, Marisai Martin, Melissa Joan Hart and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles” debuts Friday, September 3 on Disney+. Fresh off the release of her new album, Happier than Ever, Billie Ellish will star in the cinematic concert experience performing each of its songs from the Hollywood Bowl.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon Prime Video presents “Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3” on Friday, September 24. Combining fashion, dance, music and architecture, the show features the latest Savage X Fenty collection from Rhianna.
(Source: Cynopsis)

All eight “Harry Potter” films are returning to HBO Max on September 1. The wizardry movies, based on J.K. Rowling’s best-selling novels, spent less than a year at over at NBC-owned streamer, Peacock.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook is looking to launch its own advisory committee for election-related policy decisions, according to The New York Times. The company has reportedly approached policy experts and academics it is interested in recruiting for the group, which would give it cover for some of its most consequential choices. The group would potentially be empowered to weigh in on issues like election misinformation and political advertising. Plans are for the commission to be in place for the 2022 U.S. midterm elections.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Candyman – Tony Todd, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Together – James McAvoy, Sharon Horgan, Samuel Logan
Rushed (Limited Release) – Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Robert Patrick, Jake Weary, Peri Gilpin

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday August 27, 2021
Midtown East Summer Fair – on 40th St. from Lexington Ave. to 3rd Ave.

Saturday August 28, 2021
Broadway Fair – on Broadway from 14th St. to Waverly
Times Square Summer Expo – on Broadway from 47th St. to 52nd St.
Times Square Summer Expo – on Broadway from 52nd St. to 57th St.
Westchester Ave. (Bronx) – on Westchester Ave. from 3rd Ave. to Bergen Ave.

Sunday August 29, 2021
Fourth Ave. Festival – on Fourth Ave. from 9th St. to 14th St.
Murray Hill Community Expo – on Lexington Ave. from 34th to 42nd St.
Junction Blvd. Festival – on Junction Blvd. from Roosevelt to 35th Ave.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $288 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 $322 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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