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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 4/8/22)
APPLE TV+: Pinecone & Pony (Premiere)
HBO: A Black Lady Sketch Show (Premiere) at 11pm
HULU: Woke (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Dirty Lines (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Barbie: It Takes Two (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Elite (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Green Eggs and Ham (Premiere)
PARAMOUNT+: iCarly (Premiere)
PBS: Chamber Music Society Returns (Premiere) at 10pm
CBS: Undercover Boss (Finale) at 8pm

(SATURDAY 4/9/22)
CW: Would I Lie to You? (Premiere) at 8:30pm
CW: Masters of Illusion (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY: Louisiana Law (Premiere) at 8pm
DISCOVERY+: The Repair Shop (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Our Blues (Premiere)
NETFLIX: My Liberation Notes (Premiere)
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Portal to Hell (Premiere) at 10pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Jake Gyllenhaal, Musical Guest: Camila Cabello at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 4/10/22)
AMC: 61st Street (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Building Roots (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: Evil Lives Here: Shadows of Death (Premiere) at 10pm
BBC AMERICA: Killing Eve (Finale) at 8pm
SHOWTIME: Billions (Finale) at 9pm
SHOWTIME: Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber (Finale) at 10pm
TLC: 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days (Finale) at 8pm

In with the new: ABC announced a slew of summer premiere dates, renewals and specials, not long after it canceled a bunch of titles including Alec Baldwin-fronted “Match Game” and “The Hustler.” Coming soon are “The Great American Tag Sale with Martha Stewart,” which finds the influencer parting ways with pieces from her collection of furniture, art and housewares through a series of cocktail party previews for celebs and neighbors; and “The American Rescue Dog Show,” hosted by Rob Riggle and Joe Tessitore and featuring categories like Best In Underbite and Best In Snoring. Both shows debut Wednesday, May 25. Also due, on July 7, is the long-awaited game show “Generation Gap,” from Jimmy Kimmel and Mark Burnett, hosted by Kelly Ripa. ABC also announced renewals for “Bachelor In Paradise” and “Judge Steve Harvey.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The DGA has formed a committee to address set safety, in the wake of the accidental shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding of director Joel Souza on the set of “Rust” last October. DGA president Lesli Linka Glatter appointed a new safety committee “to ensure that safety concerns remain at the forefront of our guild.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tom Hiddleston will navigate “The White Darkness” in a starring role for the Apple limited series based on the David Grann nonfiction book. Developed by Soo Hugh and co-showrun by Hugh and Mark Heyman, the project is inspired by the true life account of Henry Worsley, who embarks on an epic journey crossing Antarctica on foot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” has been a slam-dunk for HBO and now the network has ordered a second season of the drama series, which is set to end its first run Sunday, May 8. Based on the book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s” by Jeff Pearlman, it chronicles the professional and personal lives of the ‘80s LA Lakers, a team that defined an era both on and off the court.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A physical comedy game show will join ABC’s unscripted summer lineup. “The Final Straw,” from B17 Entertainment (“History of Swear Words”) features four teams of contestants facing off to combat gigantic tipping towers filled with objects ranging from basketballs to kitchen appliances.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox has renewed “The Cleaning Lady” for a second season. One of the top 5 new broadcast dramas of the current season, the series follows a whip-smart doctor who comes to the US to seek medical treatment for her son and becomes a cleaning lady for the mob in order to best a failed system that forces her into hiding.
(Source: Cynopsis)

At sister FX, the pilot of an untitled half-hour comedy written by Lauren Ludwig (“American Auto”) got an order. Touted as a metaphysical comedy about a group of queer 20-somethings who must confront their generational anxieties and emotional baggage, the series is from Ludwig and Chris & Paul Weitz (“About a Boy”) under their Depth of Field banner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Laura Dern and Liam Hemsworth will topline Netflix feature romance “Lonely Planet,” written and directed by Susannah Grant (“Unbelievable”). Grant is also producing alongside Sarah Timberman and Liza Chasin for 3dot Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+ ordered six-part limited series “The Big Cigar,” which will star Andre Holland as Black Panther boss Huey Newton. From Janine Sherman Barrois, Don Cheadle, Jim Hecht & Warner Bros. Television, the series centers on the ways Newton was able to elude a nationwide FBI manhunt and escape to Cuba while being pursued. The show is based on the Playboy magazine article from Joshuah Bearman, who will also serve as an exec producer along with Jim Hecht.
(Source: Cynopsis)

John Cena-starring action comedy project “Officer Exchange” is in the works at Amazon Studios. Written by Ben Zazove and Evan Turner, the story follows a cop who teams up with an Indian police officer to take down a diamond smuggling ring in India. Peter Safran and John Rickard (“Peacemaker”) are producing; Cena is exec-producing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Peacock ordered unscripted original series “The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning,” created by Scout Productions (“Queer Eye”) and Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions. Based on the best seller by Margareta Magnusson, the hourlong transformation series features people who are at a major crossroads and need to get their houses and lives in order.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Whoopi Goldberg is onboard to play Bird Woman opposite Malachi Kirby and Delroy Lindo in “Anansi Boys,” Neil Gaiman’s series adaptation for Prime Video of his fantasy novel. The six-episode series spans space and time as a young man’s life changes drastically after his father dies and he learns secrets about his own destiny.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Crown Media Family Networks signed Jonathan Bennett (“Mean Girls,” “The Christmas House 2: Deck Those Halls”) to a multipicture overall deal. Bennett reunited with “Mean Girls” co-star Lacey Chabert in the Hallmark Channel original movie “Elevator Girl” in 2010, and more recently had roles in “Station 19” and “Potato Dreams of America.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Christina Hall, real estate and design expert, mom of three and star of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop,” will share a new Tennessee adventure in docuseries “Christina in the Country” (working title). HGTV greenlighted the six-episode series just weeks after the network picked up additional eps of Hall-starrer “Christina on the Coast.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cuban baseball doc “The Last Out,” from “St. Louis Superman” director Sami Khan and Michael Gassert, has been acquired by PBS’ POV. Both English- and Spanish-language versions of the feature film will premiere as part of POV‘s 35th season in October, timed to coincide with Hispanic Heritage Month and the start of the MLB postseason.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNBC ordered 12 new episodes of its longest-running primetime original series, “American Greed,” now in its 15th season. Narrated by Stacy Keach, the series covers stories that expose how far some people will go for money. New fall eps will tackle the rise and fall of the founder of semitruck company Nikola and a dating app scammer who wooed well-to-do women.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ireland will be wooing big-budget productions with a new $327 million studio complex under construction now and backed by Hackman Capital Partners. The new Greystones Media Campus aims to open its doors in 2024 with a state-of-the-art film and TV studio located 15 miles south of Dublin.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Four-part HBO Max original doc “Not So Pretty,” from filmmakers Kirby Dick & Amy Ziering, debuts Thursday, April 14. Narrated by Keke Palmer, the project promises the first comprehensive large-scale investigative expose of the trillion-dollar cosmetics, beauty and personal care industry… Also from the platform, the 10-ep fifth season of “The Great Pottery Throw Down” will be available to stream Thursday, April 14, as 12 of Britain’s best home potters compete to become champion.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Deserted locations with curious pasts are center stage in “Mysteries of the Abandoned,” which returns for a new season to Discovery on Tuesday, April 14 at 8p and Science Channel on Tuesday, April 19 at 9p. A once luxurious skyscraper in the center of Bangkok and an enormous war machine on the beach in Dagestan, Russia are among explorations.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The fifth season of “Selling Sunset” heads to Netflix on Friday, April 22. Viewers can expect new loves, old foes and a fresh face on the scene in the red-hot LA luxury real estate market.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It’s back to high drama for Bravo, which will debut season 12 of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” on Wednesday, May 11 at 8p. Returning are housewives Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Jayne, Dorit Kemsley, Garcelle Beauvais, Sutton Stracke and Crystal Kung Minkoff, who are joined by newbies Diana Jenkins and Sheree Zampino. Resident socialite Kathy Hilton will also be back as a friend of the pod.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The action returns to the aisles as “Supermarket Stakeout” debuts a new season Tuesday, May 17 at 10p on Food Network. Hosted by Alex Guarnaschelli, each hour-long episode features outdoor cooking battles as chefs persuade unsuspecting customers to sell their groceries as they attempt to turn the ingredients into themed culinary delights. Guarnaschelli also takes on some of the toughest carts from prior seasons in “Supermarket Stakeout: What Would Alex Make?” with new eps beginning Tuesday, May 31 at 11p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“TMZ” spinoff “TMZ Hip Hop” will debut on Fox-owned stations in 10 major markets and digital network Fox Soul on Monday, April 11. The show will have a four-week run.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery and Science Channel will bring viewers the launch of the Axiom Space Ax-1 mission from Kennedy Space center live today (April 8) with the launch set for 11:17a. The mission, which will use a SpaceX Dragon Endeavour spacecraft onboard a Falcon 9 rocket, is the first completely privately funded and crewed mission to the International Space Station.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Mysteries From The Grave: The Titanic” debuts today (April 8) on Tubi and explores one of the world’s most epic disasters to understand how the unsinkable ship was lost, along with 1,500 people. The doc features interviews with the descendants of passengers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 2022 CMT Music Awards added more performers to its inaugural broadcast on CBS, Monday April 11 at 8p. Jason Aldean will perform with Bryan Adams, while Jimmie Allen and Monica will join up with the previously announced Little Big Town. Walker Hayes and Thomas Rhett will also croon alongside Riley Green.
(Source: Cynopsis)

PBS Kids is celebrating spring with an “Explore the Outdoors”-themed lineup, airing April 18 to May 13 and featuring new specials and eps aimed at helping “grow” kids’ curiosity and understanding about the environment and sustainability. One-hour movie “Elinor Wonders Why: A Wonderful Journey” and “Cyberchase: Buzz and the Tree” are among featured content.
(Source: Cynopsis)

John Wayne Gacy, an aspiring politician, beloved local contractor and part-time clown-for-hire who murdered 33 young men between 1972-76, is the subject of a three-part Netflix doc. “Conversations With a Killer: the John Wayne Gacy Tapes,” slated to debut Wednesday, April 20, is the second installment in an ongoing series from filmmaker Joe Berlinger.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actors Rafael Amaya, Jacqueline Bracamontes and Cristian de la Fuente will host the 2022 “Latin American Music Awards,” to be broadcast live on Telemundo on Thursday, April 21 at 7p. The event pays tribute to today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists, as voted by fans.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Oprah + Viola,” a sitdown featuring the queen of talk and actress Viola Davis discussing Davis’ new memoir Finding Me, premieres on Netflix Friday, April 22. From Harpo, the special will find Davis sharing memories of her childhood marked by poverty, disturbing abuse and “all the things that cause you pain.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Several specials are on tap for Earth Day. “Explorer: The Last Tepui” features Alex Honnold (“Free Solo”) alongside climber Mark Synnott, and a climbing team led by National Geographic Explorer as they embark on a grueling mission in the Amazon. “The Biggest Little Farm: The Return,” the follow-up to the doc, revisits John and Molly Chester on their 10-year journey to breathe life back into a dried up farm. Both debut Friday, April 22 on Disney+. Paramount+ will feature new carousel “Earth Through Different Lenses” on its homepage April 18-26, comprising documentaries highlighting the work being done by environmentalists all around the world.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lego Group and “Fortnite” parent Epic Games are partnering to create a metaverse experience that’s safe for kids and families. Under a new long-term partnership, the companies will build an “immersive, creatively inspiring and engaging digital experience” that will give kids tools to become “confident creators… in a safe and positive space.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Krysta Rodriguez (“Halston”) and Lauren Lapkus (“Good Girls”) will topline CBS’ multi-camera comedy pilot “Sober Companion”… Maya Erskine (“PEN15”) is now in to headline Prime Video’s “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” with Donald Glover. She succeeds Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who was attached in the role before departing last fall.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Carla Woodcock and Callum Kerr will star in the pilot for Hulu’s musical drama “History Of A Pleasure Seeker”… Talisa Garcia (“Baptiste”) has been cast in Disney+ series “Willow”… Jayden Elijah (“School’s Out Forever”) joined the cast of Hulu series “Saint X”… Lydia West (“It’s A Sin”) will star alongside Patricia Clarkson in espionage thriller “Gray” for AGC Studios… Angela Bassett joined the cast of Netflix feature “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” alongside Millie Bobby Brown.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Driven by popular series and returning programs from the “Gold Rush” and
“Street Outlaws” franchises, Discovery Channel had more Top 10 unscripted series than any other cable network among M25-54 (6) and was the No. 1 ad-supported cable network for the demo during 1Q22.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Ambulance – Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Eiza Gonzalez, Garret Dillahunt, A Martinez, Wale, Keir O’Donnell, Jackson White, Olivia Stambouliah, Moses Ingram
Sonic The Hedgehog 2 – Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Idris Elba, Colleen O’Shaughnessey, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Shemar Moore, Adam Pally, Lee Majdoub

NYC STREET FAIRS
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MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $94 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 $268 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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