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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 12/10/21)
HBO MAX: Dafne and the Rest (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Aranyak (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Saturday Morning All Star Hits! (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Twentysomethings: Austin (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Tiger King: The Doc Antle Story (Premiere)
PRIME VIDEO: The Expanse (Premiere)
PRIME VIDEO: LOL: Last One Laughing Mexico (Premiere)
PBS: Craft in America (Premiere) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 12/11/21)
DISCOVERY+: Radford Returns (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: The Pioneer Woman: Hometown Stories (Premiere)
NETFLIX: The Hungry and the Hairy (Premiere)
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Billie Eilish, Musical Guest: Billie Eilish at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 12/12/21)
ID: Ken and Barbie Killers: The Lost Murder Tapes (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days (Premiere) at 8pm
HBO: Succession (Finale) at 9pm

Paramount+ has introduced 18 live channels. Included are genres like Kids & Family Fun, Crime & Justice and Reality TV: Competitions, as well as fan-favorite franchises like “PAW Patrol” and “Star Trek.” “Inspired and informed by the winning model Pluto TV pioneered and popularized, these highly curated channels underscore the power of our unified streaming organization and serve as a product differentiator in the SVOD space,” said Tom Ryan, President and CEO, ViacomCBS Streaming, and co-founder of Pluto TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Peacock is also bolstering its offerings, with a new windowing strategy for titles from NBCUniversal cousin Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. “As we continue investing in the most valued and sought-after content for Peacock, films are essential to that mix,” said Kelly Campbell, President of Peacock. “The team at Universal Filmed Entertainment Group are fantastic partners and we are excited to bring their amazing slate of blockbuster films and beloved franchises to Peacock as early as 45 days after their theatrical release, and provide a steady stream of fresh, original films exclusively for Peacock customers throughout the year.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

As his time at Disney winds down, Executive Chairman Bob Iger returned to his roots on Disney’s ABC affiliate KABC Los Angeles, where he delivered the weather forecast. On Thursday, Iger, who began his career as a weatherman in 1973 in Ithaca, NY, warned viewers that it would be “very nippy” on Saturday morning, quipping, “That’s when I bike ride. I think I’m going to have to watch out for some early-morning frost!”. Of his future post-Disney, Iger, who retires December 31, said, “I’m looking forward to what comes next, although I’m not 100 percent sure what that is. But I haven’t had a day off since eighth grade.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform handed a series order to animated comedy “Praise Petey” (wt), from creator, writer and executive producer Anna Drezen (“Saturday Night Live”) and produced by 20th Television Animation. The voice cast includes Annie Murphy (“Schitt’s Creek”) as a city girl out to modernize her father’s small town-cult. Her Manhattan magazine editor mother is played by Christine Baranski (“The Good Fight”), and John Cho (“Cowboy Bebop”) plays a cult member/potential love interest.
(Source: Cynopsis)

IMDb TV ordered a second season of heist drama “Leverage: Redemption.” “Leverage: Redemption has delighted IMDb TV viewers with the perfect blend of familiarity and freshness,” said Lauren Anderson and Ryan Pirozzi, co-heads of content and programming for IMDb TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ilana Peña (“Diary of a Future President”) has a hybrid comedy in development at CBS. Peña will co-write and executive produce the potential series through her Tilde Productions banner, via her overall deal with producing studio CBS Studios, with comedian Anne Sundell.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Newcomer Aria Mia Loberti landed the female lead in “All the Light We Cannot See,” a limited series adaptation of the bestselling novel. An advocate for disability equity and representation, Loberti will play a blind woman in her first professional acting role.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Thora Birch has left Netflix’s coming-of-age comedy “Wednesday,” now filming in Romania. “Thora has returned to the States to attend to a personal matter and will not be returning to the production,” said a spokesperson for producer MGM.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC is expanding its “90 Day Fiance” franchise with series centered on two fan favorite couples. “David & Annie: After the 90 Days” and “Loren & Alexei: After the 90 Days” premiere Monday, January 10 at 9p and 9:30p, respectively. “Family is everything to us at TLC and David & Annie and Loren & Alexei are family who will tickle us with all the heart, humour and torment that comes with everyday family life!”, said Howard Lee, President of TLC Streaming and Network Originals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also on the way from TLC is “I Am Shauna Rae,” a new series following the challenges of a 22-year-old whose growth was stunted due to a rare form of cancer. Premiere date: Tuesday, January 11 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of Syfy’s “Resident Alien” debuts on Syfy and USA (premiere simulcast only) on Wednesday, January 26 at 9p, followed by new series “Astrid & Lilly Save the World,” centered on heroic high schoolers, at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

He’s got game: “Wild Game Masterclass,” featuring British game chef Mike Robinson (“Farming the Wild”), launches Monday, December 13 at 7p on Outdoor Channel. Robinson will offer step-by-step instructions for cooking restaurant-style dishes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Joining RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley and Ross Matthews as guest judges for season 14 of VH1’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race” will be Lizzo, Alicia Keys, Dove Cameron, Taraji P. HensonAndra Day, Loni Love, Christine Chiu, Ava Max, Nicole Byer, Ts Madison, Alec Mapa and Dulce Sloan. The season kicks off Friday, January 7.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook,” from Broadway and film composer Stephen Schwartz and writer David Stern is coming to BroadwayHD exclusively on December 22.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Urban One announced the of honorees for “Urban One Honors.” Set for celebrations are Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Lifetime Achievement; Timbaland, Music Innovation; Gamble and Huff, Living Legends; Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Inspirational Impact; and Jennifer Hudson, Entertainment Icon. Hosted by singer, songwriter and producer Ne-Yo, the two-hour telecast premieres Monday, January 17, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, on TV One and Cleo TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

OTT app and FAST channel ElectricNOW has partnered with The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films to broadcast the 50th anniversary Saturn Awards ceremony live on October 25, 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ovation TV is celebrating New Year’s Day with a weekend marathon of “Hart to Hart” TV movies, filmed between 1993 and 1996 after the show’s fifth and final season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

IMDb TV original holiday special “Play-Doh Squished,” hosted by Sarah Hyland (“Modern Family”), premieres today, December 10. The reality competition is set in a Play-Doh wonderland.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Michael Shannon (“Revolutionary Road”) will play George Jones and Steve Zahn (“The White Lotus”) is onboard as George Richey in “George & Tammy,” chronicling country power couple George Jones and Tammy Wiynette. The limited series, beginning production in North Carolina, will premiere exclusively on Spectrum followed by second window on Paramount+ and Paramount Network.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Frank Langella (“Kidding”), Carla Gugino (“Watchmen”), Mary McDonnell (“Major Crimes”), Mark Hamill and Carl Lumbly (“Alias”) will star in Netflix series “The Fall of the House of Usher,” described as a “modern remix” of the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The CW’s adaptation of British panel show “Would I Lie To You?” will be hosted by Aasif Mandvi (“Evil”), who also exec produces alongside Robert and Michelle King; Matt Walsh (“Veep”); and Sabrina Jalees (“Carol’s Second Act.” Booked as guest stars are guest stars have also been confirmed including Brooke Shields, Amber Ruffin, Laura Benanti, Michael Ian Black, Andrea Martin, Julie Klausner, Jordan Klepper, Adam Pally, Chris Gethard, Dulcé Sloan, as well as former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
West Side Story – Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, David Alvarez, Rita Morena, Mike Faist, Ariana DeBose, Brian D’Arcy James, Corey Stoll
National Champions – Stephan James, J.K. Simmons, Alexander Ludwig, Lil Rel Howery, Tim Blake Nelson, Andrew Bachelor, Jeffrey Donovan, David Koechner, Kristin Chenoweth, Timothy Olyphant, Uzo Aduba, Russell Wilson, French Montana
Being The Ricardos (Limited Release) – Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, Nina Arianda, J.K. Simmons, John Rubinstein, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, Linda Lavin, Jake Lacy, Ronny Cox, Clark Gregg
The Hating Game (Limited Release)- Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Corbin Bernsen, Sakina Jaffrey, Yasha Jackson, Brock Yurich, Kathryn Boswell, Sean Cullen

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $135 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 $307 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

NYLottery.NY.gov


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