FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ POWERBALL/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 1/24/22)
ABC: Promised Land (Premiere) at 10pm
A&E: Secrets of Playboy (Premiere) at 9pm
ALLBLK: Social Society (Premiere)
CW: March (Premiere) at 8pm
HBO: The Gilded Age (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: Prisoner of Love (Premiere) at 9pm
TNT: Snowpiercer (Premiere) at 9pm
TV ONE: Fatal Attraction (Premiere) at 9pm
TV ONE: Sins of the City (Premiere) at 10pm
UNIVISION: Soltero con Hijas (Premiere) at 8pm

ViacomCBS and Nexstar Media have reached multi-year agreements to renew the CBS Television Network affiliations in 39 markets across the country. Following three affiliation agreements that were renewed early last year, the deal completes all of ViacomCBS and Nexstar’s affiliation renewals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Gayle King, who recently celebrated her tenth anniversary at “CBS Mornings,” plans to renew her contract when it is up this spring, reports CNN’s Brian Stelter. King was reportedly being eyed by other networks, but a decision to stay put wouldn’t surprise viewers of her anniversary show earlier this month. “After all this time, I still love this job,” said King. “I think it’s an awesome, awesome job.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cybersecurity will likely keep Chief Information Officers busy in 2022, according to a study from IDG Communications. Security is “no longer just a technology issue,” said Stacey Raap, Marketing & Research Manager, IDG Communications, Inc. “Security is a fundamental business issue that requires CIOs to closely collaborate with organizational leaders across their company.” Fifty-seven percent of CIOs surveyed saw the need for security improvements as a top reason for increasing the tech budget this year, and 71% of expected their role in data privacy and compliance to grow.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Google has asked a federal court to throw out an antitrust lawsuit led by the state of Texas which accuses it of abusing a monopoly over online search. “Despite amassing a lengthy collection of grievances, each one comes down to a plea for Google to share its data or to design its products in ways that would help its rivals,” said Google in the filing. Responded Texas attorney general Ken Paxton, “Google’s motion attributes their monopoly status to pure success on the merits. The company whose motto was once ‘Don’t Be Evil’ now asks the world to examine their egregious monopoly abuses and see no evil, hear no evil, and speak no evil.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney Channel has ordered season four of “Big City Greens,” and a movie musical inspired by the series is now in the works for Disney Channel and Disney+. Season three of the comedy series launches Saturday, February 12 at 9a on Disney Channel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix hopes to flush out the next Latin urban music star with reality competition “La Firma.” Rauw Alejandro, Yandel, Nicki Nicole, and Lex Borrero will judge, with producer Tainy serving as mentor and music producer/supervisor. The winner signs with talent incubator NEON16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Whoopi Goldberg has joined season two of Paramount+ Star Trek series “Picard.” Goldberg will reprise the role she played from 1988-93 in “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”…Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“Kate”) has joined the cast of Disney+ limited series “Star Wars: Ahsoka.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

History Channel is marking President’s Day Weekend with docuseries “Abraham Lincoln.” Executive produced by historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, the three-parter kicks off Sunday, February 20 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bravo’s “Kandi & The Gang” premieres Sunday, March 6 at 9p. The series follows Kandi Burress and Todd Tucker and the action at heir Southern eatery, OLG.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Peacock’s “Joe vs Carole,” based on Wondery podcast “Joe Exotic,” starts streaming Thursday, March 3. John Cameron Mitchell (“Shrill”) and SNL’s Kate McKinnon star. “When I took on this project a year and a half ago, I found Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin to be utterly fascinating, and this crazy tale about two big cat lovers quickly became an important story for me to tell,” said showrunner/writer/EP Etan Frankel. “I hope that when people watch ‘Joe vs Carole’ maybe they’ll see these people that they thought they knew in a brand-new way.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Nick Cannon” kicks off today, January 24 on VH1, via a new distribution deal. Daytime episodes will re-air at 2a. The syndicated talk show premiered on Fox Television Stations in September.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shudder has acquired rights to psychological horror film “Speak No Evil” ahead of its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Written and directed by Christian Tafdrup (“A Horrible Woman”) the movie is set for release in North America, the United Kingdom and Ireland in late 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Univision ranked as the #1 broadcast network the week of January 10 in primetime among A18-49 and A18-34. Versus the comparable week in 2021, the network’s audience increased among Total Viewers 2+ (+25% to 1.6 million), A18-49 (+49% to 658,000) and A18-34 (+46% to 245,000).
(Source: Cynopsis)

The week of January 9, HGTV was the #1 non-news/sports cable network in Prime (#4 overall) and Total Day (#4 overall) among P2+, led by “Home Town” (2.3 million), “Flip or Flop” (1.8 million), and “My Lottery Dream Home” (1.8 million). TLC was the #1 non-sports cable network (#2 overall) in Prime last week among P/W25-54/18-49 and P18-34.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Stand-up comic and actor Louie Anderson died January 21 of complications from cancer. He was 68. Anderson made his national TV debut on “The Tonight Show” in 1984, and went on to a long and successful career, winning Emmys for “Baskets” and “Life With Louie.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $82 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Spider-Man: No Way Home – $14.1 million
Scream – $12.4 million
Sing 2 – $5.7 million
Redeeming Love – $3.7 million
The King’s Man – $1.8 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)


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