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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 10/26/21)
CRUNCHYROLL: High Guardian Spice (Premiere)
DISCOVERY: Bering Sea Gold (Premiere) at 8pm
DISCOVERY: Secrets in the Ice (Premiere) at 9pm
HBO MAX: The Mopes (Premiere)
HBO MAX: The Truth of Dolores Vasquez (Premiere)
HBO MAX: Para: We Are King (Premiere)
ID: Body Cam (Premiere) at 9pm
PBS: American Veteran (Premiere) at 9pm
SHUDDER: Behind the Monsters (Premiere)
TBS: The Last O.G. (Premiere) at 10pm
TELEMUNDO: Parientes a la Fuerza (Premiere) at 9pm
YOUTUBE: Shut It Off ASAP (Premiere)

Jonathan Lemire take over as host of MSNBC’s “Way Too Early” starting today. Lemire, who is also joining Politico as White House Bureau Chief, succeeds Kasie Hunt, who left the network for CNN.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Over a week after a cyberattack, Sinclair Broadcast Group said that while it is “still working” to resolve all programming issues, all of its networks and regional sports networks were on the air. “A large portion of other programming has and is airing as scheduled, and all our news stations are providing news programming to our viewers,” said the company.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Warner Bros. Television is defending actor Dougray Scott, who plays Batwoman’s father on CW’s “Batwoman,” against allegations by Ruby Rose, who played the series’ title character in its first season. “We condemn the comments made by Ruby Rose about Dougray Scott. Warner Bros. has found Mr. Scott to be a consummate professional, and never received any allegation against him of bullying, or of abusive behavior on his part,” said WBTV. “Mr. Scott was greatly respected and admired by his colleagues, and was a leader on the set. Warner Bros. Television did not pick up Ruby Rose’s option for an additional season because of multiple complaints about workplace behavior that were extensively reviewed by the Studio.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Forty-three percent of viewers watch the Super Bowl for the advertisements, while 57% tune in for the game, according to a poll by Omnicom’s The Marketing Arm. When it comes to those ads, 97% of respondents want spots that make them laugh, and 71% would prefer that brands steer clear of political messages.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dave Chappelle responded personally for the first time since outrage over his Netflix special, “The Closer,” led to protests over his remarks about transgender people. “I am more than willing to give you an audience, but you will not summon me,” said Chappelle in an Instagram post. “I am not bending to anyone’s demands.” Among the conditions Chappelle listed were, “You cannot come if you have not watched my special from beginning to end,” and, “You must come to a place of my choosing at a time of my choosing.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix has ordered a “one-of-a-kind comedy special of epic proportions.” Executive-produced by showrunner James Longman, Emma Conway and Gabe Turner for Fulwell 73, as well as all three members of The Jonas Brothers, “Jonas Brothers Family Roast” will be hosted by “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thomson and include special guests Pete Davidson (“SNL”), former One Direction member Niall Horan, stand-up comic Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, John Legend, Lilly Singh and comedian Jack Whitehall.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Coming-of-age comedy “Primo” has been ordered to series by IMDb TV. Based on the life of Basketball (and Other Things) author Shea Serrano, the series comes from Mike Schur (“The Good Place”) and Serrano. The comedy is a Fremulon and 3 Arts production in association with Universal Television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Peacock handed a straight-to-series order for a crime drama writer adapted for US television by David E. Kelley (“Big Little Lies”). “The Missing,” from Universal Television and Keshet Studios, will be based on the novel The Missing File, the first in a series of books written by Israeli crime writer Dror A Mishani.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Christopher Jackson (“Hamilton”) has inked a first-look deal with CBS Studios to produce across platforms, reports Variety. On the acting front, Jackson co-stars in CBS’ “Bull,” and will appear in “Sex and the City” reboot “And Just Like That.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform gave a pilot order to “What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding,” a comedy based on the memoir by Kristin Newman (“Only Murders in the Building”) starring Chelsea Frei (“Dollface”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

A lawyer for Facebook sent a letter to Anonymous Content CEO Dawn Olmstead warning her not to “recklessly” expose her company or its investors to “significant monetary liability” with its upcoming TV adaptation of An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination. Said the letter, “Although Facebook might consider working with you to ensure the project (if it proceeds) is accurate and truthful, this letter places you on express notice that (i) the Book is replete with false and defamatory statements, characterizations, and implications about Facebook and its leadership and also places Facebook and its leaders in a ‘false light,’ in violation of California law and (ii) if the screenplay includes false statements, characterizations, and implications (and does not include appropriate nuance and context), Facebook will take all appropriate legal action.” Claire Foy (“The Crown”) has been cast as Sheryl Sandberg in the series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+’s “The Mysterious Benedict Society” will pull up stakes from Vancouver and ABC’s upcoming “Promised Land” will relocate from Georgia thanks to tax credits awarded to the shows from California. The California Film Commission awarded the shows $15 million in tax credits.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Gaumont (“Narcos”) is teaming with Viva Maude to develop “Luster,” based on the book by Raven Leilani, for HBO. “We were riveted by this groundbreaking book…and are blown away at how quickly the series creative team which includes our writers, Lileana Blain-Cruz and Jackie Sibblies Drury, has come together,” said Nicolas Atlan, President of Gaumont US. “We can’t wait to get started.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tuc Watkins (“Desperate Housewives”) has joined the cast of Netflix’s “Uncoupled,” starring Neil Patrick Harris as a man blindsided after his husband walks out on him after 17 years. Also onboard are Tisha Campbell (“Martin”), Emerson Brooks (“The Last Ship”), and Marcia Gay Harden (“The Morning Show”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+’s first Korean series, “Dr. Brain,” premieres in the US Wednesday, November 3. The sci-fi drama stars Lee Sun-kyn (“Parasite”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta Porsha’s Family Matters”premieres Sunday, November 28 at 9p. The reality show follows the drama of the Williams family – aunts, sisters, cousins, friends, grandmother, in-laws, ex-lovers, current lovers and all. Plus, tequila.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV is marking The Go-Go’s October 30 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with a collection of digital offerings from October 29-31. “The Go-Go’s Giveaway Weekend” will include interviews, performances, giveaways and more.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO Max comedy special “Fighting Words,” starring Aida Rodriguz, starts streaming Thursday, November 4. The travel documentary will conclude with Rodriguez being reunited with her estranged father.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook reported better-than-expected 3Q21 earnings of $3.22 per share versus the $3.19 expected by analysts, but revenue was $29.01 billion compared a forecast of $29.57. The number of monthly active users rose 6% from the year earlier, to 2.91 billion. The company also announced it plans to break out its Facebook Reality Labs, focused on hardware, AR and VR products, into its own reporting segment next quarter. “We made good progress this quarter and our community continues to grow,” said CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “I’m excited about our roadmap, especially around creators, commerce, and helping to build the metaverse.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of “Chucky” on USA Network and Syfy was seen by 4.4 million total viewers its first week, according to Nielsen, and 1.1 million among A18-49. Viewers on USA and Syfy’s YouTube channels, where the horror series’ debut was available for free, was a combined 2.2 million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor James Michael Tyler died October 24 after battling stage 4 prostate cancer. He was 59. Tyler was best known to TV audiences as Gunther on “Friends.” “Friends would not have been the same without you,” posted Jennifer Aniston. “Thank you for the laughter you brought to the show and to all of our lives. You will be so missed.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV producer Stu Billet died October 22. He was 85. Billet’s credits include “The People’s Court,” “Superior Court,” and “So You Think You Got Troubles,” among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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