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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 10/8/21)
ABC: Shark Tank (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: 20/20 (Premiere) at 9pm
AMAZON: Jessey and Nessy (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: Acapulco (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: Get Rolling with Otis (Premiere)
CW: Nancy Drew (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY+: Eli Roth Presents: A Ghost Ruined My Life (Premiere)
NETFLIX: House Secrets: The Burari Deaths (Premiere)
NETFLIX: A Tale Dark & Grimm (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Pretty Smart (Premiere)
PEACOCK: The Amber Ruffin Show (Premiere)

(SATURDAY 10/9/21)
Animal Planet: The Zoo (Premiere) at 8pm
BET Her: The Waiting Room (Premiere) at 10pm
CW: Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Premiere) at 8pm
CW: World’s Funniest Animals (Premiere) at 9pm
FOX SOUL: Damon Rush Studios (Premiere) at 7pm
NAT GEO WILD: Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet (Premiere) at 9pm
NETFLIX: Blue Period (Premiere)
SNAPCHAT: Action Royale (Premiere)
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Kim Kardashian, Musical Guest: Halsey at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 10/10/21)
CBS: The Equalizer (Premiere) at 8pm
CBS: NCIS: Los Angeles (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS:SEAL Team (Premiere) at 10pm
CNN: Diana (Premiere) at 9pm
CNN: This Is Life with Lisa Ling (Premiere) at 10pm
Crunchyroll and Funimation: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc (Premiere)
CW: Legends of the Hidden Temple (Premiere) at 8pm
CW: Killer Camp (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY: Operation Hidden Treasures (Premiere) at 8am
HGTV: Renovation, Inc.: Home Sweet Home (Premiere) at 8pm
HISTORY: The Engineering That Built the World (Premiere) at 9p
HISTORY: When Big Things Go Wrong (Premiere) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: Buried (Premiere) at 9pm
AMC: The Walking Dead (Finale) at 9pm
HBO: Scenes From a Marriage (Finale) at 9pm
HBO: Nuclear Family (Finale) at 10pm
HGTV: Hawaii Life (Finale) at 9:30pm
HGTV: Lakefront Bargain Hunt (Finale) at 10:30pm
HGTV:Island Hunters (Finale) at 11:30pm
Starz: Heels (Finale) at 9pm

All together now: As streaming surges, Nielsen announced it is unifying its streaming solutions under one banner, encompassing ad-supported and subscription-based service models across content, ads and platforms. “With this comprehensive suite of streaming measurement solutions, content creators, platforms, studios and advertisers will have an unprecedented view of who is streaming, what they’re watching, which platforms consumers are gravitating to and how much time they are spending with streaming content,” said Deirdre Thomas, Managing Director, U.S. audience measurement product strategy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tegna stations went dark this week for three million Dish TV customers in 53 markets when the companies couldn’t come to terms on a new retrans agreement. “Tegna is looking to sell its stations to the highest bidder and is simply trying to exploit Dish customers as a way to get the maximum price and further fatten their wallets,” said Brian Neyloin, Group President, Dish TV. Tegna’s take: “Dish has refused to reach a fair, market-based agreement with us based on the competitive terms we’ve used to reach deals with numerous other providers that reflect the current market.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Just 36% of Americans say they have a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust in what is reported in the news media, according to a new Gallup poll. That’s the second lowest on record, after 2016. There was a big difference in numbers between parties – 68% of Democrats polled said they trusted the media, while only 11% of Republicans did.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg (“The Americans”) will executive produce and write psychological thriller “The Patient,” a limited series for FX starring Steve Carrell (“The Office”). Carell will serve as an executive producer along with Caroline Moore and Victor Hsu for the 10-parter, produced by FX Productions. Carell plays a psychotherapist held prisoner by a serial killer with an unusual request: curb his homicidal urges.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starzplay and Sony Pictures Television are developing an 8-part premium scripted series depicting the life and reign of King Juan Carlos I, King Emeritus, who suddenly abdicated in 2014 after 40 years. The series will be shepherded by a creative team led producers Howard Gordon (“Homeland”, “24”) & Alex Gansa (“Homeland”) who will executive produce the scripted adaptation through their overall deal with SPT. Glenn Geller, president of their production company, will also executive produce.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Univision Communications has signed a first-look deal with superstarEugenio Derbez and his 3Pas Studios, and producing partner Ben Odell, giving Univision the first look at all Spanish-language television and film projects controlled by 3Pas Studios and Derbez. The content is intended for Univision’s upcoming streaming service.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Claire Foy (“The Crown”) is set to star as Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg in “Doomsday Machine,” a project from Anonymous Content and wiip described as “the riveting human drama chronicling the political and social minefields Facebook has navigated on its relentless quest for growth.” Created by Ayad Akhtar (“Homeland Elegies”), the series is based on the book An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination, as well as NY Times and New Yorker reporting.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A spinoff of Disney+’s “WandaVision” starring Kathryn Hahn as Agatha Harkness is in development at Marvel Studios, according to Deadline. Hahn is reprising the character across MCU as part of a larger deal.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bomani Jones (“Highly Questionable”) scored a weekly series at HBO. “Game Theory,” covering timely issues in the world of sports, begins production in 2022, with Adam McKay among the executive producers. “I have been dying to work with Bomani for years now,” said McKay. “He’s one of the sharpest and funniest truth tellers anywhere in the sports world.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spyglass Media Group and Hulu announced the cast for the re-imagining of Clive Barker’s 1987 horror classic, “Hellraiser.” The horror film stars Odessa A’zion (“Grand Army”) alongside Jamie Clayton (“The L Word: Generation Q”), along with Brandon Flynn (“13 Reasons Why”) Goran Visnjic (“ “ER”) Drew Starkey (“Outer Banks”) Adam Faison (“Everything’s Gonna Be Okay”), Aoife Hinds (“Normal People”) and Hiam Abbass (“Succession.”)
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jeff Perry (“Scandal”) landed the male lead opposite Hilary Swank in ABC’s untitled pilot about a disgraced journalist who starts over in Anchorage.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

PBS documentary anthology series “Independent Lens” has partnered with filmmaker Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films for three new documentaries: “Make it Funky: The History of Funk”; “In Our Own Image: The Story of African-American Art”; and “Harlem: The Soul of the Nation.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Lost City of the Monkey God,” premiering Sunday, October 31 on Science Channel, will explore a settlement whose existence explorers and scholars have long debated.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The third and final season of Netflix’s “Lost in Space” launches December 1, with the Robinson family still struggling to survive light years away from their planned destination.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Six-part serial killer thriller “Ragdoll,” starring Henry Lloyd-Hughes (“Killing Eve”), Thalissa Teixeira (“Too Close”) and Lucy Hale (“Pretty Little Liars”) as police assigned to a gruesome case, premieres Thursday, November 11 on AMC+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Design competition “Table Wars” debuts Friday, November 12 at 10p on HGTV. Lead judge Martha Stewart oversees proceeding as contestants try to outdo each other with extraordinary tabletop creations.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show” premieres Friday, November 5 on Apple TV+. The live action series from creators Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock”) and Angela C. Santomero (“Blue’s Clues”) aims to ignite kindness by exploring empathy, humor, playfulness and imagination.
(Source: Cynopsis)

David Moscow shows audiences what it takes to create fascinating meals in season 2 of “From Scratch,” premiering Sunday, October 31 at 10p on FYI.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Epix drama “Britannia” returns January 16, 2022. Season three sees a radical transformation in Cait’s (Eleanor Worthington-Cox) journey as the Chosen One with a decision that will tie her to the future of her war-torn people.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Never too old to do something for the first time. This year’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” – the 50th – will feature the show’s first Spanish-language countdown, taking place in Puerto Rico. “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” will air Friday, December 31 on ABC at 8p, live from NYC’s Times Square.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UPtv’s “Royal Christmas Weekend” celebration includes the premiere of “Royal Christmas Engagement” on Saturday, November 6 at 7p. and “Christmas with a Prince: The Royal Baby,” the third movie in the Christmas with a Prince franchise, on Sunday, November 7 at 7p. The premieres are part of UPtv’s collection of more than 500 hours of holiday content.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Gravitas Ventures has acquired the exclusive North American to the action drama “The Way.” The film will be available via streaming platforms and on demand on cable and satellite networks beginning in early 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MeTV’s annual “Scream with Me” returns October 29-31. To anchor the Halloween stunt, Svengoolie showcases the 1965 sci-fi cult flick, “Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster,” on Saturday, October 30 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On October 18-21 from 12-3p, “American Cities Rebuilding 2021,” a five-day virtual conversation series from The WNET Group, will bring together thought leaders from across the nation to explore the most pressing challenges facing American cities and offer innovative solutions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Episode two of new Fox drama “Our Kind of People” grew +20% from its series premiere among A18-49 in Live + 7 Day ratings (0.6/4), marking the first new fall broadcast drama to grow from debut in six years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Venom: Let There Be Carnage – $90.1 million
The Addams Family 2 – $18 million
Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings – $6 million
The Many Saints of Newark – $5 million
Dear Evan Hansen – $2.5 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday October 8, 2021
Liberty St. Festival – on Liberty St. from Church to Broadway
Grand Central Food Block Party Series – on 41st St. from Lexington to 3rd Ave.

Saturday October 9, 2021
Broadway Festival – on Broadway from 8th to 14th St.
Times Square Expo – on Broadway from 47th to 57th St.
Greenpoint Ave. “Sunnyside” Festival – on Greenpoint Ave. from 42nd St. to 48th St.

Sunday October 10, 2021
Lexington Ave. Autumn Fair – on Lexington Ave. from 42nd to 51st.
West Side Broadway Festival – on Broadway from 72nd St. to 82nd St. 

Monday October 11, 2021
Columbus Day Festival – on Broadway from Liberty to Battery Place

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $60 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 $31 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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