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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 11/2/21)
DISCOVERY+: Undercover Underage (Premiere)
HISTORY CHANNEL: The Curse of Oak Island (Premiere) at 9pm
NETFLIX: Ridley Jones (Premiere)
TV ONE: Life Therapy (Premiere) at 10pm
CW: DC’s Stargirl (Premiere) at 8pm

Supply chain issues are likely to affect TV advertising, particularly in the categories of auto, tech, retain and restaurants, warns MoffetNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson. “Despite Black Friday being less than a month out, we’ve…heard from our channel checks that national TV scatter inventory (which is at the top of the food chain) has yet to sell out 4Q,” he said in a research note on Monday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tracy Morgan (“The Last O.G.”) is the new voice lead in Adult Swim’s “Squidbillies.” Morgan will play Early Cuyler, replacing Stuart D. Baker, who was fired in 2020 over “extremely offensive and derogatory social media posts.” The animated series launches its thirteenth and final season Sunday, November 7 at midnight.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount Network is hosting a Yellowstone nationwide scavengerhunt leading up to the drama’s season 4 premiere on Sunday, November 7 at 8p. The show’s Twitter page offers clues on the location of 6 “landmarks” hidden across the US; correct guesses will qualify fans to win a variety of prizes, including a trip to the Chief Joseph Ranch (the filming location for The Dutton Ranch) as the contest’s grand prize.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Timed to National Family Caregivers Month, NBCUniversal has introduced a new initiative, “Health is Universal: The Caregiver.” NBCU will activate cross-platform conversations dedicated to amplifying caregiver stories at scale across the NBCUniversal networks. “With the reach and power of our platform, we want to ignite the conversation and increase awareness to the strength, patience, and unwavering commitment it takes to be a caregiver,” said Mark Marshall, President, Advertising & Partnerships, NBCUniversal.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Real Housewives” franchise is going global – Bravo has ordered “The Real Housewives of Dubai.” Set to premiere in 2022, it’s the 11th city in the franchise that started in Orange County, CA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+ picked up travel docu-series “The Reluctant Traveler,” hosted and exec produced by Eugene Levy (“Schitt’s Creek”). Levy will visit some of the world’s most remarkable hotels. Producer is Twofour.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Like father, like son: Dan Levy (“Schitt’s Creek”) will host and exec produce cooking competition “The Big Brunch,” greenlit by HBO Max. “What we love about this special show is that it serves more than mouth-watering culinary delicacies; it’s about heart, a love of cooking and spotlighting talent whose unique skills elevate the beloved brunch menu,” said Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content, HBO Max. “There’s no better foodie or creative partner than Dan and the team at Boardwalk Pictures.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime holiday movie (and “Grey’s Anatomy”) star Sarah Drew landed a two-picture deal to star in, write and executive produce films for Lifetime’s It’s a Wonderful Lifetime slate. In addition, Drew will star in greenlit “Stolen Hearts: The Lizbeth Meredith Story” (wt).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production on the live-action comedy “Hocus Pocus 2,” the sequel to Disney’s Halloween 1993 cult classic, is underway in Rhode Island. The Disney+ original film directed by Anne Fletcher (“Dumplin,’” “The Proposal”) will debut on Disney+ in Fall 2022, with the original’s stars, Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The first episode of Peacock mystery thriller “Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol” will go linear Monday, November 8 at 10p on NBC. The episode will take the place of an “Ordinary Joe” repeat.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Jennifer Beals (“The L Word: Generation Q”) will play Twi’lek in Disney+’s “Mandalorian” spinoff “The Book of Bobba Fett.”…Harriet Walter (“Succession”), Avi Nash (“The Walking Dead”) and Chinaza Uche (“Dickinson”) have joined the cast of Apple TV+ drama “Wool,” based on the novels by Hugh Howey…Julie White (“Mrs. America”) landed a series regular role in CBS comedy “Smallwood,” based on the life of professional bowler Tom Smallwood.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 52 of “Sesame Street” debuts Thursday, November 11 on Cartoonito on HBO Max. New episodes of the children’s series will drop every Thursday, and stream on PBS KIDS in Fall 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Top Gear” is back Tuesday, November 23 at 10p on BBC America and AMC+. Returning for another spin as hosts are Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wales whodunnit “The Pact” is making its US debut Thursday, December 2 on Sundance Now and AMC+. The drama focuses on four brewery workers bound by a deadly secret.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC has slotted midseason premieres. Workplace comedy “Abbott Elementary” launches Tuesday, December 7 at 9:30, moving to 9p on January 4 as lead-in to the eighth and final season premiere of “black-ish.” “The Bachelor” is back Monday, January 3 at 8p, with new host Jesse Palmer. Making their winter premieres on Wednesday, January 5 are “The Goldbergs” at 8p, “The Wonder Years” at 8:30p, “The Conners” at 9p and “Home Economics” at 9:30p, followed by the season two launch of “The Chase.” Limited series “Women of the Movement” debuts Thursday, January 6 at 8p, with new drama “Promised Land” arriving Monday, January 24 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Holiday-themed film “Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas” premieres Wednesday, December 1 on Roku, picking up where season two of the canceled musical dramedy left off. Both seasons of the show are available to stream on Roku.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson,” the latest film from the series The New York Times Presents, premieres Friday, November 19 at 10p on FX and Hulu. The documentary reconstructs the furor after the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CMT gets in the holiday spirit with two new Christmas-themed music specials premiering Wednesday, December 8: “CMT Crossroads Christmas: Brett Young & Friends” and “CMT’s A Tennessee Kind of Christmas.” “It will be a can’t-miss night of music filled with traditions both new and old alongside amazing renditions of our favorite holiday hits,” said Margaret Comaux, VP of Production at CMT and executive producer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TNT is hosting a “Star Wars” long weekend November 5-8, with films including the network TV premiere of “The Rise of Skywalker” on Sunday, November 7 at 7:58p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship” reached more than 11.3 million viewers this season, with the finale posting a 1.0 P25-54/1.4 W25-54 Live+3 rating, and ranking as the #2 non-sports cable program among P25-54 and W25-54 during its timeslot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spectrum News bucked the trend of dipping news ratings with year-over-year ratings growth in October across its 11 metered markets, averaging more than 2.5 million daily viewing households on its linear and digital platforms.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Director Arthur Forrest died October 25. He was 95. Among Forrest’s numerous credits were Jerry Lewis’ “Labor Day Telethon,” “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and “That’s Incredible,” with Emmy wins for “Leeza,” “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” and the “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

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