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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 2/22/22)
NETFLIX: Super PupZ (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Race: Bubba Wallace (Premiere)
NFL NETWORK: NFL City Life (Premiere) at 8pm
TLC: Doubling Down With the Derricos at 10pm
VH1: Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘n Out at 8pm
ABC: Jeopardy! National College Championship (Finale) at 8pm
FOX: The Real Dirty Dancing (Finale) at 9pm

Netflix’s “Fuller House” has found a cable TV home on GAC Family, starting Monday, February 28. The 2016-20 spinoff joins “Full House,” which was added to GAC Family on February 7.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Longmire” will start airing on Circle Network starting Tuesday, February 22 at 10p. The Western crime drama launched on A&E in 2012 then moved to Netflix for season four, where it ran through season six. “Acquiring ‘Longmire’ is a bullseye for us at Circle,” said Circle Network SVP of Content Evan Haiman. “Especially following our recent partnership with DISH, which allows us to reach many more small-town markets across America, we have an audience of rural residents that will really resonate with the feel of this show.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

CrimeCon, taking place April 29-May 1, is launching an awards program honoring true crime content across TV, podcasting, film and publishing. Submissions are now open and will be accepted through Friday, March 25, for awards announced April 30.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto returned to the air on Monday after recovering from Covid pneumonia – his first appearance since January 10. Cavuto’s absence hadn’t been explained, which he said on the show was his decision. “It really was touch and go,” he told viewers, adding that an immune system compromised by cancer and Multiple Sclerosis were responsible for the severity of his condition, not the vaccine. “Let me be clear, doctors say had I not been vaccinated at all, I wouldn’t be here,” said Cavuto.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Crown Media Family Networks and Hallmark Channel staple Lacey Chabert (“Wedding Veil,” “Christmas at Castle Hart”) have signed an exclusive multi-picture overall deal. Chabert will headline and executive produce movies and develop other content for Hallmark Channel and other Hallmark platforms over the next two years. “In addition to shining on screen, Lacey is a prolific behind-the-scenes creative partner, developing and executive producing many of our highest-quality, most-beloved projects,” said Lisa Hamilton Daly, EVP, Programming, Crown Media Family Networks. “She inherently understands and embodies what our networks are all about – the transformational power of love and making people feel good.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jennifer Graziano (“Mob Wives”) has set up a new production company, Bridgetown Street Productions, focused on developing and producing unscripted content, as well as creating and writing scripted projects. First up is a scripted project based on Graziano’s life with her father, mobster Anthony A. Graziano.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The first of four comedy specials Dave Chappelle is exec producing for Netflix features comic Earthquake (“The Neighborhood”), on Monday, February 28, as part of “Chappelle’s Home Team.” Donnell Rawlings will host the second special, date tbd. “I’ve been doing this a long time and comedians like Quake and Donnell are not only friends but have inspired my own career,” said Chappelle. “Anyone in the comedy community knows these names and knows their time to shine is long overdue.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS has ordered two comedy pilots. CBS Studios’ “Sober Companion,” executive produced by Jennie Snyder (“Jane the Virgin”), focuses on an alcoholic bar owner forced to pull her life together. “The Hug Machine,” following a dad who gets a second chance to save his marriage when his band finds success in the cutthroat world of children’s music, comes from Lonely Island’s Jorma Taccone and Sam Laybourne (“Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+ revealed the films for Disney Studios Content’s second season of “Launchpad,” a collection of live-action shorts to premiere on Disney+ from a new generation of filmmakers. Season two features six writers, five directors, and one director/writer from underrepresented backgrounds. Season Two of “Launchpad” premieres on Disney+ in 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Gotham Group has launched an Emerging Technologies Department, with a focus on NFTs. First up: “Alien to Me,” a fully Web3 adult animated series from comedian and digital artist Connor Kerrigan. Only those purchasing NFTs can access the series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Walton Goggins (“Justified”) will star in Prime Video’s “Fallout,” an adaptation of the game franchise…Olivia Munn (“The Newsroom”), Danny Ramirez (“The Falcon & The Winter Soldier”), Loan Chabanol (“Fading Gigolo”), Embeth Davidtz (“Ray Donovan”) and Jessie T. Usher (“The Boys”) have joined the cast of AMC’s upcoming franchise extender “Tales of the Walking Dead.”…Karen Robinson (“Schitt’s Creek”) and Michael Mosley (“The Sinner”) will serve as series regulars in Peacock’s “The Missing,” from David E. Kelley…Victoria Rowell (“The Young and the Restless”) has joined the cast of CBS medical drama “Good Same.”…Christian James (“Cerebrum”) landed a recurring role in CW’s “All American.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season four of Freeform’s “Good Trouble” returns Wednesday, March 9 at 9:59pThe drama follows a group of 20-somethings in downtown Los Angeles.
(Source: Cynopsis)

True crime mixes with religion in new discovery+ series “Holy Heist” and “Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed,” debuting Tuesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 24, respectively. On the home front, “Queen of Versailles Reigns Again,” following the fortunes of Jackie Siegel, whose dream of building the largest single family home in America tanked along with the stock market, debuts Wednesday, March 30.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A BET+ “Martin” reunion special, hosted by comedian Affion Crockett and featuring cast members Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, Tichina Arnold and Carl Anthony Anthony Payne, will look back at the impact of the 1992-97 series. “Martin is one of the most beloved sitcoms in our community, both because it is hugely entertaining and because it played a pivotal role in changing the narrative of Black voices in entertainment and in culture through the portrayal of young, ambitious Black leads and healthy Black relationships,” said Scott Mills, CEO of BET. “Decades later, that representation is still just as important.” All five seasons of “Martin” are available now on BET+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” three-part reunion kicks off Sunday, February 27 at 9p. Andy Cohen leads discussions on the most dramatic moments from season two, and updates on the families.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Supernatural horror film “Suicide Forest Village” will stream on Screambox starting Friday, May 6. The movie is inspired by an infamous Japanese forest.
(Source: Cynopsis)

INSP docudrama “Freedom on the Range,” celebrating the contributions of African American cowboys, debuts Saturday, February 26 at 7p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The finale of Univision’s “Vencer el Pasado” averaged 2.1 million total viewers 2+, 829,000 A18-49 and 309,000 A18-34. In its full run, the series averaged 1.7 million total viewers 2+, 702,000 A18-49 and 251,000 A18-34, delivering audience growth during its final month compared to its premiere month among Total Viewers 2+ (+15%), A18-49 (+16%) and A18-34 (+6%)
(Source: Cynopsis)

Super Bowl Sunday delivered the biggest day in the history of AMC+, when subscribers had access to the pre-premiere of “The Walking Dead” season 11B. In its first three days of availability, “The Walking Dead” episode “No Other Way” became the most watched episode of any series on AMC+ to date. This week’s episode also became the #1 season launch for customer acquisition, with double-digit growth from the prior season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s counter programming to the Super Bowl was also a big hit – “1000-lb Sisters: The Big Game” ranked as the #1 non-sports program on Sunday night for W25-54 in Live+3 Nielsens.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl” was the #1 cable telecast of the day among P/W18-49, W25-54, P/W18-34, and W2+. For the 10th year in a row, Puppy Bowl made Animal Planet rank #2 on all of TV (behind Super Bowl coverage) in the 2p-5p timeslot (prior years 3p-5p) in the W25-54 and W18-49 demos.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“America’s Got Talent” contenstant Jane Marczewski, aka Nightbirde, died on February 20. She was 31. Marczewski, who shared her battle with cancer on social media, dropped out of the competition in August to deal with her condition. “As much as I feel horribly about her passing I feel lucky to to have met, heard and known her,” said AGT judge Howie Mandel.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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