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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 4/14/22)
CMT: CMT Crossroads (Premiere) at 8pm
DISCOVERY: Mysteries of the Abandoned (Premiere) at 8pm
FYI: Barrett-Jackson: Revved Up (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO MAX: The Garcias: The Great Pottery Throwdown (Premiere)
HULU: The Kardashians (Premiere)
OUT TV: Camp Wannakiki (Premiere)
PARAMOUNT+: Cecilia (Premiere)
PEACOCK: Not So Pretty (Premiere)
PEACOCK: Killing It (Premiere)

Nationally syndicated daytime talk show “Karamo,” starring reality TV personality/producer/activist Karamo (“Queer Eye”), has been sold in 90% of the US for its fall 2022 debut. “Karamo has done an incredible job guest hosting ‘Maury’ many times over the past two seasons,” said Tracie Wilson, EVP, NBCUniversal Syndication Studios & E! News. “Karamo is a true fan of the genre who will bring that passion, along with his unique skill set and life experiences to guide his guests through life’s dramatic crossroads and build a lasting connection with the daytime audience. “Karamo” is produced and distributed by NBCUniversal Syndication Studios and Stamford Media Center Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fashion series “Making the Cut” was renewed by Prime Video for season three. Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn host and executive produce. “After watching the success of our past designers, including winners Andrea Pitter and Jonny Cota, I’m tremendously excited for fans to see what this season’s enormously talented group of designers has in store,” said Gunn.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Synergy alert: Paramount Pictures’ “Top Gun,” the 1986 blockbuster starring Tom Cruise, will air as the “CBS Saturday Night Movie” on May 14 at 8p. That’s ahead of the May 27 release of Paramount’s sequel, “Top Gun: Maverick.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV has greenlit six new series. In the pipeline are “Revealed,” focused on customizing homes using a family’s ancestry as inspiration; “Renovation 911” and “Fix My Frankenhouse” (wt), following experts who help desperate homeowners; “Luxe Less,” about designing on a budget; UK-set “Saving the Manor” (wt); and “Small Town Potential,” showcasing a design business in New York’s Hudson Valley. In total, the series make up 45 new episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Seth MacFarlane (“The Orville”) will reprise his role as a foul-mouthed teddy bear in Peacock’s live-action comedy series based on the “Ted” film franchise. Giorgia Whigham (“13 Reasons Why”), Max Burkholder (“Parenthood”) and Scott Grimes (“The Orville”) also star. The series comes from MacFarlane’s Fuzzy Door and will be executive produced by Erica Huggins; Alana Kleiman and Jason Clark will also serve as executive producers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jesse L. Martin, a series regular on CW’s “The Flash” for eight seasons, has been cast as the lead in NBC pilot “The Irrational.” Martin is dropping to recurring for the superhero series’ season nine.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount+ handed a series order to “The Turkish Detective,” set in Istanbul and produced by Miramax and Turkish production company Ay Yapin in association with Paramount’s VIS.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu renewed “Life & Beth” for a second season. The series is written, directed, executive produced by Amy Schumer, who also stars.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Sticky,” based on the real-life theft of 3000 tons of maple syrup in Canada in 2011-12, has been ordered by Prime Video. The comedy comes from Blumhouse Television, Comet Pictures, Megamix and Sphere Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Peacock’s “Queer as Folk” revival debuts Thursday, June 9. The first US version of the series, based on a UK show of the same name, aired from 2000-05 on Showtime. Why go back to the well? “I wanted to create a new groundbreaking version of this show for this moment,” said creator executive producer, writer and director Stephen Dunn. “Our new ‘Queer as Folk’ is set in New Orleans – one of the most unique queer communities in North America – and I am immensely proud that the new series is comprised of an electric ensemble of fresh characters that mirror the modern global audience.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Late night series “The Nightcap with Carlos King” premieres on OWNSaturday, May 14 at 10p, following the series debut of “Love & Marriage: D.C.” In each episode of “The Nightcap,” King will welcome guests from OWN shows, as well surprise guests from his “little black book” of celebrity friends. King is CEO of Kingdom Reign Entertainment, and creator and EP of “Love & Marriage.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of HBO Max’s “Made for Love” premieres Thursday, April 28. Two episodes will each week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A new season of sketch series “The Kids in the Hall,” from the Canadian comedy troupe, premieres Friday, May 13 on Prime Video, followed on May 20 by two-part companion docuseries “The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Pranks.” “The Kids in the Hall” first ran from 1989-1995.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A trial date of April 17, 2023 has been set for Dominion Voting System’s defamation suit against Fox News. Dominion is seeking $1.6 billion from the network, alleging it falsely claimed the voting machine company rigged the 2020 election to boost ratings. FNC has called the lawsuit “baseless.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Elon Musk is being sued by Twitter investors in a class-action lawsuit claiming the Tesla CEO made “materially false and misleading statements and omissions” by failing to reveal his stake in Twitter by March 24, the cut-off date required by US securities law. The shareholders claim that Musk’s delay in acknowledging his 9.2% stake in Twitter caused them to miss an increase in the stock price.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Filmzie, the free movie and TV streaming platform, is launching its first US FAST channel, available on TCL TVs. Filmzie’s original programming focuses on full-length feature films.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon streaming service IMDb TV will be rebranded as “Amazon Freevee,” effective April 27. The service, which blends AVOD offerings and FAST linear channels, launched in January 2019 as IMDb Freedive, then was rechristened as IMDb TV, named after 1998 Amazon acquisition Internet Movie Database.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UK animation producer Jan Rogowski passed away suddenly on April 6. He was 41. Rogowski was co-founder of Red Star.
(Source: Cynopsis)


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