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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 11/12/21)
AMAZON: Always Jane (Premiere)
AMAZON: Pau Gasol: It’s About the Journey (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: The Shrink Next Door (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: noopy in Space (Premiere)
CMT: The Last Cowboy (Premiere) at 8pm
DISNEY+: Entrelazados (Premiere)
DISNEY+: Olaf Presents (Premiere)
DISNEY+: The World According to Jeff Goldblum (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: 90 Day: The Single Life (Premiere)
HGTV: My Lottery Dream Home (Premiere) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 11/13/21)
ADULT SWIM/ CRUNCHYROLL: Blade Runner: Black Lotus (Premiere) at 12am
DISCOVERY+: Carole Baskin’s Cage Fight (Premiere)
SNAP: Charli vs. Dixie (Premiere)
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Jonathan Majors, Musical Guest: Taylor Swift at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 11/14/21)
DISCOVERY+: Foodgod (Premiere)
HBO MAX: Kamikaze (Premiere)
HGTV: Table Wars (Premiere) at 8pm
HLN: Real Life Nightmares (Premiere) at 9pm
PARAMOUNT NETWORK: Mayor of Kingstown (Premiere) at 9pm
SHOWTIME: Vice (Premiere) at 8pm
SHOWTIME: Yellowjackets (Premiere) at 10pm
TUBI: The Freak Brothers (Premiere)
WEATHER CHANNEL: Frozen Gold (Premiere) at 8pm
HISTORY CHANNEL: When Big Things Go Wrong (Finale) at 10pm

The media needs to show more complex portrayals of Black people onscreen, according to 93% of respondents in a survey from OWN and National Research Group. Ninety-five percent of those surveyed said they want to see more stories about Black joy, versus pain and struggle, and 71% said diversity in media “has the biggest influence” on making them feel more confident and proud.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Get smart: “Jeopardy!” will hold its first-ever Professors Tournament, beginning Monday, December 6 and running weeknights through Friday, December 17. Instructors from 15 colleges and universities compete for a $100,000 grand prize and a spot on the upcoming Tournament of Champions. “There was a sense of kinship and academic camaraderie among the group, along with a healthy dose of competitiveness,” said host Mayim Bialik. “That energy made this inaugural Professors Tournament incredibly special.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month in November, the Alzheimer’s Association has teamed with the Ad Council for a national campaign, “Hopeful Together.” PSAs are aimed at encouraging families to discuss cognitive concerns with each other and their doctor sooner to enable early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount+ gave a series order to “Fatal Attraction,” a reimagining of the 1980 film. Lizzy Caplan (“Masters of Sex”) will play Alex, the obsessed lover (“I’m not going to be ignored”) played by Glenn Close in the movie. The Paramount Television Studios series is written by Alexandra Cunningham (“Dirty John”), who will serve as showrunner and EP.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC renewed three reality shows. “Extreme Sisters” will be back for season two, “I Love a Mama’s Boy” landed a season three order, and “sMothered” will return for season four. “Each of these returning series deliver fresh twists on family and relationship programming,” said Howard Lee, President of TLC Streaming and Network Originals. “Sometimes, loving someone can go a little too far and these docuseries offer a front row seat.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cyber Group Studios (“Gigantosaurus”) and Grilled Cheese Media (“Uncle Dave’s Laugh Emporium”) are developing “Yum-Yum,” an animated comedy-adventure series for preschoolers. Grilled Cheese Media is led by Dave Coulier (“Full House”) and animator/executive producer Bob Harper (“The Powerpuff Girls Rule!!!”), who are co-creators and executive producers of the new series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV is expanding its “Home Town” franchise with “Home Town Kickstart,” presented in partnership with People. Slated to premiere in 2022, the series will give six small towns a boost to their revitalization efforts. “The staggering success and positive impact of ‘Home Town Takeover’ showed us that the idea of small town revitalization resonates with America,” said Jane Latman, President, HGTV & Streaming Home Content, Discovery, Inc. “To keep this incredible momentum going with ‘Home Town Kickstart,’ we went back to the thousands of submissions we received for ‘Home Town Takeover’ and identified six more towns to support with HGTV’s star power and expertise.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Harrison Land has launched a new production company, OverUnder. Land, Jupiter’s former SVP and executive producer, will develop and produce nonfiction programming with a focus on feature-length documentaries, true crime and talent-driven titles across all platforms. Under a first-look agreement, he will continue to oversee and executive produce select Jupiter titles. Joining Land in the new venture is Katherine Grandy, who worked alongside him at Jupiter and has been appointed as VP of Production and Development.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scott Sternberg (“On the Case With Paula Zahn”) has announced his expansion into the digital realm with three new companies: Resort Livestream, Crimestream, and TodayLive. Sternberg plans to continue producing for television, but will also generate new shows for digital streams and platforms, as well as creating exclusive content to support the existing TV franchises he produces.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ruth Wilson (“The Affair”) will play mob wife Anna Genovese in HBO limited series “Mob Queens,” based on the Stitcher podcast. Lena Dunham (“Girls”) will co-write, direct, and executive produce under her Good Thing Going banner, while Wilson will exec produce via Lady Lazarus. Author Dennis Lehane (Shutter Island) will co-write and executive produce. Michael Seligman and Jessica Bendinger, creator and hosts of the pod cast, will also executive produce.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix dropped a Latina housekeeper character from upcoming comedy “Uncoupled” after an actress who was up for the part said the description of the character was “hurtful and derogatory.” Actress Ada Maris (“Nurses”) told Variety she was offended by the stereotypical depiction, including broken English. In response, Netflix told Variety, “We’re sorry that Ms. Maris had a negative experience, and this character will not appear in the series.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz drama “Power Book IV: Force” premieres Sunday, February 2. This installment of the “Power” franchise is set in Chicago.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon Studios will stream the premiere of ITV drama “Riches” in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the Nordics and Sub-Saharan Africa. Joining the cast are Deborah Ayorinde (“Them”), Hugh Quarshie (“Stephen”), Sarah Niles (“Ted Lasso”), Brendan Coyle (“Downton Abbey”) and Hermoine Norris (“Luther”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 8 of “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” launches Tuesday, January 4 at 8p on PBS. Among the new ancestry stories will be those of Erin Burnett, Tony Danza, Kathryn Hahn, Anita Hill and Lena Waithe.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Real Housewives of Orange County” are back for season 16 on Wednesday, December 1 at 9p. Heather DuBrow makes her return to the franchise after a five-year absence; drama (of course) ensues.
(Source: Cynopsis)

OWN original film “Song & Story: Amazing Grace” debuts Tuesday, December 21 at 9p. Bresha Webb (“Run The World”), Getenesh Berhe (“Cinema Of Sleep”) and gospel singer and actress Karen Clark Sheard star in the first of the net’s “Song & Story” films, inspired by seminal songs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Simon Helberg will reprise his “The Big Bang Theory” role in a voice cameo as Howard on the November 18 episode of CBS’s “Big Bang” spinoff ,“Young Sheldon.” Which makes it a trend – Caley Cuoco and Mayim Bialik have also guested in voice roles.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Turner Classic Movies will celebrate the life and career of actor Dean Stockwell with a programming tribute on Monday, November 22, starting with 1945 film “Anchors Aweigh” at 6a. Stockwell passed away on November 7 at the age of 85.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon’s lineup of seasonal programming kicks off Friday, November 20. The “Nickmas” slate includes “A Loud House Christmas” on Friday, November 26 at 7p, new episodes of series, and holiday classics.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kicking off Christmas 2021 with a Royal Weekend of Christmas premieres including “A Royal Christmas Engagement” and “Christmas with a Prince: The Royal Baby,” UPtv had its strongest week of the year in HH, W25-54 and W35-64, and the network’s strongest start to Christmas ever in HH and #2 in W/P25-54. The Friday, Saturday and Sunday movies reached 3.9 million P2+ over the weekend.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Jerry Douglas died November 9 after a brief illness. He was 88. Douglas was best known to TV audiences for his long-running role on “The Young and the Restless.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Clifford The Big Red Dog – Sienna Guillory, Jack Whitehall, Rosie Perez, Kenan Thompson, Darby Camp, John Cleese, David Alan Grier, Tony Hale, Horatio Sanz
Belfast (Limited Release) – Jamie Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Ciaran Hinds, Jude Hill
Julia (Limited Release) – A Documentary about Julia Child
Love Is Love Is Love (Limited Release) – Rosanna Arquette, Kathy Baker, Haya Kazan, Chris Messina, Cybill Shepherd, Joanne Whalley, Rita Wilson

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday November 12, 2021
Midtown East Fall Fair – on 45th St. from Lexington to 3rd Ave.

Saturday November 13, 2021
Broadway Fair – on Broadway from 8th to 14th St.

Sunday November 14, 2021
University Place Festival – on University Place from Waverly Place to 14th St.
Bryant Park Community Fair – on 41st St. from 6th to 7th Ave.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $53 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 $173 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

NYLottery.NY.gov


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