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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 11/19/21)
AMAZON: The Wheel of Time (Premiere)
AMAZON: Everybody Loves Natti (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: Harriet the Spy (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: The Line (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: From the Source (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: Good with Wood (Premiere)
EPIX: Blumhouse Film Series (Premiere) at 8pm
FX and HULU: Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO MAX: Stath Lets Flats (Premiere)
HGTV: My Lottery Dream Home: David’s Holiday Extravaganza (Premiere) at 9pm
HULU: The Great (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Blown Away: Christmas (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Cowboy Bebop (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Hellbound (Premiere)
NETFLIX: The Mind, Explained (Premiere)
HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher (Finale) at 10pm

(SATURDAY 11/20/21)
HBO: The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: The Great Soul Food Cook-off (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: The Baby Killer Conspiracy (Premiere)
NETFLIX: New World (Premiere)
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Simu Liu, Musical Guest: Saweetie at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 11/21/21)
ABC: 2021 American Music Awards at 8pm
DISCOVERY+: The Mating Game (Premiere)
OXYGEN: Fatal Frontier: Evil in Alaska (Premiere) at 7pm
NETFLIX: True Story (Premiere)
STARZ: Power Book II: Ghost (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: Sister Wives (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Call the Midwife (Finale) at 8pm
PBS: Grantchester on Masterpiece (Finale) at 9pm
PBS: Baptiste on Masterpiece (Finale) at 10pm

Crown Media Family Networks and the National Cable Television Cooperative have reached a multi-year renewal agreement, securing continued carriage of Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama. The deal also allows viewers continued access to Crown Media’s TV everywhere streaming platform, Hallmark TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The judge in the Kyle Rittenouse homicide trial banned MSNBC from the courthouse on Thursday, after a man who identified himself as an MSNBC producer was suspected of following a jury bus. “Last night, a freelancer received a traffic citation. While the traffic violation took place near the jury van, the freelancer never contacted or intended to contact the jurors during deliberations, and never photographed or intended to photograph them,” said NBC News in a statement. “We regret the incident and will fully cooperate with the authorities on any investigation.” Police said there was no breach of security regarding the jury.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Former NBC News White House Correspondent Geoff Bennett is joining “PBS NewsHour” as Chief Washington Correspondent on January 3. When production relocates from New York’s WNET to D.C. under the WETA-TV banner in April, Bennett will anchor “PBS NewsHour Weekend.” Bennett will remain a political contributor for NBC News and MSNBC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime and Reba McEntire are teaming for Gift of a Lifetime, the network’s pro-social giveback initiative. McEntire, who stars in and executive produces the new movie “Reba McEntire’s Christmas in Tune,” premiering Friday, November 26 at 8p, selected this year’s charity, Thistle Farms. The group has helped women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction for over 20 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SeriesFest has announced “Inclusion Initiative: From Start to Screen,” an effort to create opportunities to celebrate more diversity, equity and inclusivity at SeriesFest, and to influence change throughout the episodic industry. The initiative is presented by Royal Bank of Canada.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney Branded Television has greenlit “Hailey’s On It!”, an original animated comedy-adventure series created and executive produced by Devin Bunje and Nick Stanton (“Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything “). Auli’i Cravalho (“Moana”) voices the title character. Produced by Disney Television Animation, the series is slated to debut in 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon Prime Video has ordered a dark comedy starring and exec produced by Christoph Waltz (“Django Unchained”). “The Consultant,” from Tony Basgallop (“Servant”), Mark Shakman (“WandaVision”), MGM Television and Amazon Studios, the darkly comic workplace thriller is based on the novel by Bentley Little.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Director Chloe Zhao (“Nomadland”) has joined Participant’s upcoming limited series about the 1982 murder of Vincent Chin as an executive producer. Chin was killed in a hate crime by two white autoworkers whose punishment was probation and minimal fines. The series is in development with the Chin estate and executor Helen Zia.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TIME Studios is launching a new Kids & Family programming division.TIME Studios Kids & Family expands on success in the space with its “Kid of the Year” special, which will return to Nickelodeon in early 2022. The division has also sealed a deal with Canadian animation studio Nelvana to co-produce an animated preschool series. Also in development is an in-house project, “TFK’s The Scoop,” a news magazine series featuring Puppet Kid Reporters.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz has ordered a docu-series from Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, executive producer of Starz drama “BMF.” “The docuseries will offer an inside look at different perspectives from all of those involved, BMF — Blowing Money Fast,” Jackson said. The eight-parter, produced by G-Unit Film and Television and Jigsaw Productions, will be executive produced by Jackson and Shan Nicholson (“Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury”), who also will serve as showrunner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Jonah Hill (“Knocked Up”) will play the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia in a biopic for Apple TV, producing via his Strong Baby with Martin Scorsese and Rick Yorn of LBI Entertainment…Jesse Eisenberg (“The Social Network”) landed the title role opposite Lizzy Kaplan in FX limited series “Fleishman Is in Trouble,” based on the bestseller… Senan West, the 13-year-old son on Dominic West (“The Affair”) will make his on-screen debut as Prince William in season five of Netflix’s “The Crown.” Dad plays Prince Charles.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Workshop Content Studio is going to the dogs. The American Kennel Club has tapped the company to produce the inaugural “AKC National K9 Detection Dog Challenge,” a two-hour special offering a close-up look at hero dogs competing to demonstrate their skills in narcotics and explosive detection. The event, held on November 15, will air nationally on ESPN2 on November 28 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC shared premiere dates for four returning series: “Darcey & Stacey” (Monday, January 10 at 8p), “Dr. Pimple Popper” (Wednesday, February 16 at 9p), “Doubling Down with the Derricos (Tuesday, February 22 at 10p), and “Unexpected” (Sunday, March 6 at 10p).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Real estate broker and designer Egypt Sherrod (“Property Virgins”) and her husband, builder Mike Jackson, star in new HGTV series “Married to Real Estate.” In the eight-episode season, premiering Thursday, January 13, at 9p, the couple will employ their complementary talents to help families land a perfect home in their ideal neighborhood.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu limited series “Pam & Tommy,” telling the story of the infamous sex tape made by Pamela Anderson (“Baywatch”) and Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, debuts Wednesday, February 2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cooking reality series “Fast Foodies” returns to truTV for season two on Thursday, January 27 at 10p. The inaugural season reached over 20 million viewers across linear and digital platform; guest this go-round include Jesse Tyler Ferguson (“Modern Family”), Nikki Glaser (“FBOY Island”), Reggie Watts (“The Late Late Show with James Corden”), Chris Jericho (“AEW”), Natasha Leggero (“The Honeymoon Stand Up Special”), and Bobby Moynihan (“Saturday Night Live”), among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season six of Travel Channel’s “Kindred Spirits” arrives Saturday, December 18 at 10p, and it sounds like a doozy. “The paranormal anomalies and activity we encountered rival nothing we’ve come across before,” said paranormal investigator Amy Bruni. “From potentially discovering a body in a basement to finding a 300-year-old haunted shoe – this has been the most unpredictable and mind-bending set of investigations we’ve ever done.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Alessia Cara, Harry Connick Jr., Mickey Guyton, Norah Jones, Brad Paisley, Rob Thomas, Carrie Underwood and, of course, the Radio City Rockettes will be on hand for NBC’s annual “Christmas in Rockefeller Center,” airing Wednesday, December 1 at 8p on NBC and Peacock.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Helen Mirren will be honored with the SAG Life Achievement Award at the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, simulcast live on TBS and TNT on Sunday, February 27 at 8p. “Since I was a young actor starting out, I have always been inspired by and learned from American screen acting, so this award is particularly meaningful for me,” said Mirren.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu Original “The Housewife & the Shah Shocker” explores the accusations against “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” cast member Jen Shah and her alleged involvement in a long-running telemarketing scheme that preyed on the elderly. The program begins streaming Monday, November 29, only on Hulu.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC+ has acquired spaghetti western drama series “That Dirty Black Bag” from BRON Studios and Paloma. The eight-part series, filmed in Italy, Spain and Morocco, will make its exclusive US, Canadian, and Australian premieres on AMC+ in March/April 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Weekly preschool show “Tab Time” is set to premiere Wednesday, December 1 at 12p on the YouTube Tabitha Brown channel and the YouTube Kids app. “Everyone could use a bit of Ms. Tab’s positive energy in their life, which is exactly why we brought this show to our platform,” said Nadine Zylstra, Head of Family, Learning and Impact for YouTube Originals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Smithsonian Channel talks turkey in special “Behind the Holiday: Thanksgiving,” premiering Monday, November 22 at 80.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HLN presents two-hour Real Life Nightmare event “Mojave Mystery – Vanished in the Desert” on Sunday, November 28 at 9p. The program follows an investigation into the November 2014 disappearance of popular hiker and YouTube personality Kenny Veach, as he searched for the mysterious “M Cave” near Area 51.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards will air Monday, March 7 on Amazon Prime Video, the first time a major awards show has streamed exclusively. In the past, the ceremony aired on ABC (1972-78), NBC (1979-97) and CBC (1998-2021).
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 53rd NAACP Image Awards take place Saturday, February 26 at 8p, broadcast live on BET. Winners in non-televised Image Awards categories will be streamed February 21-23. “BET is proud to continue our long-standing partnership with the NAACP and amplify their efforts to honor the extraordinary contributions made by the Black community,” said BET President Scott Mills. “We look forward to recognizing Black excellence at this year’s Image Awards on all of our platforms.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook unveiled tools to help users and advertisers customize and control what they see, and don’t see, in their news feeds. The new options in news feed preferences will enable users to increase or reduce the amount of content they see from friends and family, as well as the groups, pages, and topics they are connected to. Changes will be tested with a small percentage of users in the coming weeks. For advertisers, Facebook announced a “topic exclusion” control enabling them to select a specific topic to help define how Facebook will show an ad on its platform. Topics so far include “News and Politics,” “Social Issues,” and “Crime and Tragedy.” Advertisers’ ads will not be delivered to people engaging with those topics in their news feed.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UPtv’s second weekend of Christmas premiere movies reached 4.1 million viewers. Saturday’s “A Snowy Christmas” was the 4th strongest UP Premiere Movie of the year, while Sunday’s “Snowed in for Christmas “came in at #3.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Outdoor Sportsman Group reports its hunting websites delivered the most aggregate pageviews and users in October 2021 since January 2018. Leading the way was North American Whitetail with more than 775,000 pageviews and 400,000 users, up +135% and +85% year-over-year,. The Bowhunting websites, Bowhunter and Bowhunting, also posted the largest combined pageviews (534,000) and users (364,000) numbers for the site since 2018.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Ghostbusters: Afterlife – Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, McKenna Grace, Paul Rudd
King Richard (Limited Release) – Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Jon Bernthal, Dylan McDermott, Tony Goldwyn
Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road (Limited Release) – a Documentary about Brian Wilson from The Beach Boys’

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday November 19, 2021
Financial Community Fall Fair – on Liberty St. from Broadway to Trinity Place

Saturday November 20, 2021
NYC Tourist Day – on 50th St. from 6th to 7th Ave.

Sunday November 21, 2021
Columbus Circle/Broadway Fair – on Broadway from 60th to 61st. 

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $74 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 $205 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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