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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 10/1/21)
AMAZON: All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs (Premiere)
AMC: Eli Roth’s History of Horror (Premiere) at 10pm
BBC AMERICA: The Graham Norton Show (Premiere) at 11pm
CBS: S.W.A.T. (Premiere) at 8pm
CBS: Magnum P.I. (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS: Blue Bloods (Premiere) at 10pm
CW: Penn & Teller: Fool Us (Premiere) at 8pm
DISCOVERY+: In with the Old (Premiere)
FOX NATION: COPS: All Access with Geraldo (Premiere)
HGTV: Selling the Big Easy (Premiere) at 9pm
NAT. GEO.: Ancient Americas (Premiere) at 10pm
NEFLIX: Maid (Premiere)
NEFLIX: Paik’s Spirit (Premiere)
NEFLIX: Sinister Sect (Premiere)
NEFLIX: Scaredy Cats (Premiere)
NICKELODEON: Blue’s Clues and You! (Premiere) at 11am
OUTDOOR CHANNEL: Kid Rodeo (Premiere) at 8pm
CW: Dynasty (Finale) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 10/2/21)
A&E: Triple Digit Flip (Premiere) at 12pm
DISCOVERY+: The Haunted Museum (Premiere)
EPIX: NFL Icons (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: True Nightmares: Tales of Terror (Premiere) at 10pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live Host: Owen Wilson, Musical Guest: Kacey Musgraves (Premiere) at 11:30pm
NICKELODEON: Side Hustle (Premiere) at 8pm
OVATION TV: Frankie Drake Mysteries (Premiere)
PBS: Austin City Limits (Premiere) at 8pm

(SUNDAY 10/3/21)
ABC: America’s Funniest Home Videos (Premiere) at 7pm
AMC: The Walking Dead: World Beyond (Premiere) at 10:06pm
DISCOVERY+: The Earthshot Prize: Repairing Our Planet (Premiere)
FOOD NETWORK: Outrageous Pumpkins (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Axios (Premiere) at 6pm
NAT. GEO.: Storm Rising (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Call the Midwife (Premiere) at 8pm
PBS: Grantchester on Masterpiece (Premiere) at 9pm
BOUNCE: Johnson (Finale) at 8pm
SHOWTIME: Billions (Finale) at 9pm
TNT: Animal Kingdom (Finale) at 9pm

ViacomCBS has acquired CBS drama “FBI” from NBCUniversal, in a multi-year content licensing agreement featuring exclusive domestic streaming rights as well as non-exclusive media rights for its US cable networks. The first three seasons of “FBI” will be available to stream starting today on Paramount+. “CBS is the proud home of Dick Wolf’s signature ‘FBI’ series and we look forward to growing its considerable audience even further with more viewer touch points domestically and globally,” said George Cheeks, President & CEO of CBS, and Chief Content Officer, News & Sports for Paramount+. “We are committed to maximizing the power and impact of one of our most popular franchises by growing the ‘FBI’ brand across the ViacomCBS portfolio.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Castle” has found a new cable home on Lifetime. The procedural, which ran from 2009-2016 on ABC and makes its streaming debut October 6 on Hulu, will air Tuesdays beginning October 5 at 2p on Lifetime, go on hiatus during the net’s annual “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime” holiday stunt, and return in January 2022. “Castle” reruns previously aired on TNT.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Marc Lasry has resigned as chair of Ozy Media following a NY Times report on Sunday alleging Ozy Media co-founder and COO impersonated a YouTube executive during a call with potential Goldman Sachs investors. “I believe that going forward Ozy requires experience in areas like crisis management and investigations, where I do not have particular expertise. For that reason, I have stepped down from the company’s board. I remain an investor in the company and wish it the best going forward,” said Lasry.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises and the National Hispanic Medical Association have teamed for a year-long partnership to support continued COVID-19 vaccination efforts and advance health-related programs for the Hispanic community. “As a network that reaches millions of Hispanic households who rely on us for timely and accurate information, we are proud to partner with NHMA to provide our community additional information and resources to help them navigate the vaccination process,” said Christina Kolbjornsen, SVP, Corporate and External Affairs, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform has teamed with Carvel Ice Cream and Ryan Porter Candier to whip up treats for its “31 Nights of Halloween” stunt. The Carvel shakes and Ryan Porter candles created for the event were inspired by the film “Hocus Pocus.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

BET struck a new partnership with lifestyle brand Rock the Bells, founded by LL Cool J, to debut a new award at the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards, premiering Tuesday, October 5 at 9p. The “Rock the Bells Cultural Influence Award” honors the cultural impact hip hop artistry has on popular culture.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform gave a series order for an adaptation of the book Everything’s Trash, by Phoebe Robinson (“2 Dope Queens”). Robinson will star in, write and produce the comedy about a podcast star forced to grow up when her older brother (Jordan Carlos from “First Wives Club”) becomes a leading political candidate. The series is produced by ABC Signature, with Robinson’s Tiny Reparations.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz didn’t wait long to order a second season of “BMF”– just days after the drama debuted as Starz’ top premiere this year, it was renewed for season two. “Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson continues to find and cultivate stories like ‘BMF’ that are culturally relevant, bringing the network important untold stories that are incredibly diverse both in front of and behind the camera,” said Jeffrey Hirsch, president and CEO of Starz. “Following such a strong debut, we’re excited to see what Curtis, Randy and the award-worthy cast deliver in the second season.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also scoring season two orders are Netflix animated preschool shows “Ridley Jones” and “Ada Twist, Scientist.” “Ridley Jones” will return in November, while “Ada Twist, Scientist” will be back in 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix and AGBO (“Extraction”) are re-teaming for a heist movie from Noah Hawley (“Fargo”) starring Rege-Jean Page (“Bridgerton”). Hawley will write and direct, in addition to producing for 26 Keys. Page will executive produce with Angela Russo-Otstot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon inked a first-look deal with Bird Runningwater (“Sovereign”), former director of Sundance Institute’s Indigenous, DEI, and Artist Programs. Runningwater will develop and produce TV and film projects. “For over two decades, Bird Runningwater has been a relentless source of knowledge and advocacy for more racial and cultural diversity in television and film,” said Amazon Studios’ Co-Head of Television, Vernon Sanders. “Bird’s lived experience and deep commitment to Indigenous representation will only enrich the content he produces, and we are elated and immensely lucky to be working with him.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

In more Amazon news, the streamer ordered docuseries “Always Jane,” focused on a transgender teenager in rural New Jersey. The four-parter comes from Amazon Studios, Mutt Film and Union Editorial.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shudder announced new Original Film “Raging Grace,” written and directed by Paris Zarcilla (“Pommel”), produced by Chi Thai (“The Promise“) and starring Filipina actress Max Eigenmann (“Verdict“) and David Hayman (“The Boy in the Striped Pajamas“). The film, which spotlights the Filipino immigrant experience through a blend of horror and drama, begins production this November in the UK and will debut in 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Yes And … Laughter Lab, a diversity incubation lab, pitch program, and showcase, has launched YALL Community, an online database featuring 100 of the program’s finalists and winners.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Estrella TV announced the opening of casting and the judges panel for its 1Q22 series “MasterChef Latinos,” produced by Endemol Shine Boomdog. Returning as MasterChef judges are Chef Benito Molina, Chef Adrián Herrera, and Chef Claudia Sandoval.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Hannah Waddingham (“Ted Lasso”) has joined the cast of “Tom Jones,” for PBS Masterpiece, Mammoth Screen and ITV…Anna Sawai (“F9: The Final Saga”) landed a lead role in FX limited series “Shogun,” based on the novel by James Clavell…Ginger Gonzaga (“Kidding”), Omar Miller (“Ballers”), Erica Hernandez (“Mission Unstoppable”) and Mike O’Gorman (“Vice Principals”) have boarded CBS drama pilot “True Lies,” based on the 1994 film.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In a teaser for her upcoming IMDb show, “Judy Justice,” Judge Judy Sheindlin sports a purple robe, and introduces her new team – including her granddaughter, Sarah Rose. But she doesn’t appear to have mellowed after 25 years on “Judge Judy.” “You talk, I finish, that’s the rule,” JJ snaps to a claimant. The series starts streaming Monday, November 1.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Two-part documentary “Jim Al-Khalili’s Guide to Life, The Universe and Everything,” featuring the theoretical physicist, author and professor, is available on documentary streaming service MagellanTV for free until Monday, October 4, when it will be exclusive to subscribers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ATTN: and Chime are teaming for social series “Hotline Cha-Ching,” to make financial literacy and day-to-day budgeting advice funny and digestible for a younger generation. The new series is hosted by Tiffany Haddish (“The Last O.G.”) and premieres across ATTN:’s social channels on Monday, October 11. “As someone who came to understand finances a little later in life, through my own false starts and lessons learned, I really believe we can and should make financial literacy approachable and accessible for young people,” said Haddish. “We want young people thinking about their money early, and maybe laughing a little bit too!”
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E’s “Hoarders” is back for a new season Monday, October 18 at 8p, with 2-hour episodes focused on a single character, offering an in-depth look at hoarding crises.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Kennedy Center at 50” airs tonight at 9p on PBS. Filmed September 14 in the Concert Hall, the celebration and re-launch of live, in-person performing arts in America is hosted by six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald with special guest Caroline Kennedy, and features the National Symphony Orchestra.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s new video “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” makes its broadcast premiere today at 12p on MTV, MTV Live, MTVU, across MTV’s worldwide network of channels and the ViacomCBS Times Square Billboard. “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” is from the duo’s new collaborative album, Love for Sale, which also drops today.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News Channel special “FOX News Channel: 25 Years” celebrates the network’s 25th anniversary on Sunday, October 3 at 10p. FNC’s Bret Baier, Steve Doocy, Lauren Green, Jennifer Griffin, Sean Hannity, Brit Hume and Juan Williams, among others, will take part, as the program looks at the network through the eyes of those who helped launch it.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Randy Travis will receive the “Artist of a Lifetime” award presented by the Raam Truck Brand at the “CMT Artists of the Year” event airing Wednesday, October 13 at 9p on CMT.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+ will surpass Netflix in global subscriptions in 2025, projects Digital TV Research. Disney+ will add 140 million subs by 2026, for a total of 284 million, while Netflix will add 53 million, for a total of 271 million, according to Digital TV’s forecast. Forty-three percent of Disney+ subscribers are expected to be in 13 Asian countries, under the Hotstar brand.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Season Five premiere of Fox’s “The Resident” on Tuesday, September 21 posted a 0.9/6 A18-49 Live +7 Day rating, its highest rating in nearly four months, up +13% vs. its season finale in May.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Michael Tylo died Tuesday, September 28, following an illness. He was 73. Tylo appeared on numerous soap operas, perhaps most memorably “Guiding Light” and “All My Children.” In recent years, Tylo was a film professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
The Addams Family 2 (Animated) – Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Kroll, Wallace Shawn, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, Bill Hader
Venom: Let There Be Carnage – Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris
The Many Saints of Newark – Alessandro Nivola, Vera Farmiga, Jon Bernthal, Ray Liotta, Billy Magnussen, Michael Gandolfini, Leslie Odom Jr., Lesli Margherita

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday October 1, 2021
Grand Central Food Black Party Series – on 41st St. from Lexington to 3rd Ave.

Saturday October 2, 2021
NYC Oktoberfest – on Lexington Ave. from 42nd to 57th St.
Upper Broadway Fall Festival – on Broadway from 110th to 116th St.
Castle Hill “BX” Fall Fair – on Castle Hill Ave. from Starling Ave. to Westchester Ave.

Sunday October 3, 2021
Washington Square Fall Fair – on Washington Square North from 5th Ave. to University
Sixth Ave. Shopping Spectacular – on 6th Ave. from 42nd to 55th St.
Forest Hills-Queens Blvd. Fair – on Queens Blvd. from 70th Road to Yellowstone Blvd.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $34 million.

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

NYLottery.NY.gov

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $620 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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