FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ 2021 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS/ POWERBALL/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 11/29/21)
DIY: Maine Cabin Masters (Premiere) at 9pm
NBC: That’s My Jam (Premiere) at 10pm
YOU TUBE:
Copy That! (Premiere)
HBO: We’re Here (Finale) at 9pm
TV ONE: Fatal Attraction (Finale) at 9pm
TV ONE: For My Man (Finale) at 10pm

Who’s the biggest Hallmark Channel fan of them all? The network aims to find out with its inaugural #1 Fan Sweepstakes, which will grant one viewer the title of Chief Fan Officer and a salary of $10,000. The winner will also receive a movie premiere screening party in their hometown with 100 of their friends, a customized greeting from a Hallmark Channel star, and a character named for them in a future movie. Viewers can enter now through December 31.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The seven original cast member of NBC’s “This Is Us” will each get a cool $2 million bonus ahead of the drama’s sixth and final season, reports Deadline. Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Susan Kelechi Watson, Justin Hartley and Chris Sullivan will be on the receiving end of the windfall, while Jon Huertas (Miguel), who wasn’t elevated to series regular status until season two, will get $1 million. The cast members had asked for a pay raise from the network and 20th Television during the summer. The new season premieres Tuesday, January 6 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Andrea McArdle, Broadway’s original Annie, has dropped out of her role as Eleanor Roosevelt in NBC’s “Annie Live!”. “My father is currently in the hospital, and I need to put all of my energy into his health and well-being,” said McArdle. “I wish everyone involved with the production great success. Break a leg everyone.” The show goes on Thursday, December 2 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS’ upcoming “Smallwood,” based on life of professional bowler Tom Smallwood, has had a name change. The comedy, produced by CBS Studios, is now titled “How We Roll.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney’s ESPN wrapped it fiscal 2021 with 76 million US households, down 10% from 2020. Streaming service ESPN+ counted 17 million subscribers, up 66% year-over-year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Endemol Shine Israel has developed a new dating format, “Mystery Star Date,” that allows celebrities to use personalized avatars to keep their identity hidden while they date non-famous suitors. At the end of the season, when a bond has been formed, the famous person’s true identity is revealed.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scottish production facility Wardpark Film and Television Studios has been acquired by US companies Hackman Capital Partners and Square Mile Capital Management. “Outlander” is shooting its sixth season at the space.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ricky Gervais has joined the cast of Germany’s “Greenlight – German Genius.” The eight-part satire dramatizes Kida Khodr Ramadan’s 2018 Twitter exchange with Gervais, who praised Ramadan’s performance in “4 Blocks.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Human and dog teams embark on a survival challenge in the remote Maine wilderness in Nat Geo unscripted series “Call to the Wild,” premiering Tuesday, December 7 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

discovery+ has two new specials rolling out Saturday, December 18.“My Dream Kitchen: Giada De Laurentiis” and “My Dream Kitchen: Carla Hall” document the ideation, design, and challenges as Food Network build the kitchens of their dreams. “Kitchen renovations are fodder for addictive voyeurism,” said Courtney White, President, Food Network and Food Streaming Content, Discovery Inc. “And a chef’s home kitchen renovation is particularly fascinating…These renovation journeys end with spectacular results but the road to each finish was so dramatic.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mariah Carey will be joined by Khalid and Kirk Franklin for “Mariah’s Christmas: The Magic Continues,” premiering Friday, December 3 on Apple TV+. The special will also feature the first performance of Carey’s new single, “Fall in Love at Christmas.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The live broadcast of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC delivered 21.7 million total viewers and a 5.5 rating among A18-49, the best for any entertainment telecast since last year’s live parade (21.98 million/5.8).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix action heist “Red Notice” is the streamer’s second most watched film ever, with 277.9 million hours viewed through its first ten days. That’s within spitting distance of Netflix’s #1 film, “Bird Box.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The November 21 finale of STARZ’ “BMF” and premiere of “Power Book II: Ghost” delivered almost 6 million multiplatform views. The series also broke records on the STARZ app on Sunday delivering the most-watched day of the year and one of the most-watched days on the STARZ app in the network’s history.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actress Lisa Brown died November 24. She was 67. Brown was best known for memorable portrayals on soap operas “Guiding Light” and “As the World Turns.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

2021 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS – WINNERS LIST
https://www.bet.com/soul-train-awards/winners

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $253 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Encanto – $27 million
Ghostbusters: Afterlife – $24.5 million
House of Gucci – $14.2 million
Eternals – $7.9 million
Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City – $5.3 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)


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