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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 5/3/22)
ABC: Holey Moley (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: The Chase (Premiere) at 9pm
ABC: Who Do You Believe? (Premiere) at 10pm
HISTORY: The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch (Premiere)
MSNBC: MSNBC Prime (Premiere) at 9pm
HISTORY: The Curse of Oak Island (Finale) at 9pm
TLC: 7 Little Johnstons (Finale) at 9pm

The Weather Channel has launched free television network The Weather Channel en Español, the first 24/7 Spanish-language free-streaming weather news network in the US. “The Hispanic marketplace is indexing extremely well with streaming services and is severely underserved,” said Byron Allen, founder, chairman and CEO of TWC parent Allen Media Group. “Our launch of The Weather Channel en Español is historic, and is a recognition of the continued and significant growth of the U.S. Hispanic population and the constant need to keep the entire public informed and safe as multi-billion dollar weather disasters are on the rise – especially in communities where Spanish is spoken as both the primary and secondary language in millions of households throughout America.” Sponsors include Ford, GEICO, General Motors, Toyota and Walmart.
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“Pictionary,” the first-run syndicated game show based on the Mattel game, is now cleared in 90% of the country, ensuring a Fall 2022 national launch. Stations from CBS Stations, Sinclair, Nexstar, Tegna and Gray are the most recent to sign on to broadcast the strip, which had previously been cleared by Fox Television Stations. “Game shows have been a consistent performer for stations, so they really embraced the opportunity to add a well-known brand like ‘Pictionary’ to their lineups,” said Jonathan Bingaman, EVP of Sales for CMV. “We’re excited to launch this franchise nationally this fall.” Jerry O’Connell (“The Talk”) hosts the show, which had test run on Fox Stations last summer.
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Jimmy Kimmel will miss some episodes of ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” after testing positive for Covid. “Our daughter brought us covid (even though we specifically asked her not to),” tweeted the vaxxed and boosted late night host, who assured, “All feeling fine.”
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TV winners of the inaugural Clue Awards, honoring true crime content, include Epix docuseries “Fall River”; Oxygen series “Cold Justice”; and Oxygen film “Escaping Captivity: The Kara Robinson Story.”
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A+E Networks, has launched a student apprenticeship program in partnership with Maryland HBCU, Bowie State University. The program matches eligible Bowie State students with experienced A+E staffers through a remote work experience in graphic design, marketing, digital content distribution, social media creative and digital media production within various departments at A+E.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix sequel “That ‘90s Show,” ordered in October, has nabbed five stars of “The ‘70s Show” as guests. Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon, and Wilmer Valderrama will all make appearances on the new series. Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp are returning as series regulars and executive producers. Danny Masterson, who has been ordered to stand trial for rape (charges he denies), will not be included.
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“The Freak Brothers” will be back for a second season on Tubi. The animated series’ voice cast – Woody Harrelson, John Goodman, Pete Davidson, Tiffany Haddish, Adam Devine, Blake Anderson, Andrea Savage, La La Anthony and rapper ScHoolboy Q – are all onboard.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Masked Singer,” a South Korean format that has been a hit for Fox in the US and is now in over 50 countries, is expanding the brand with “One World, One Masked Singer” (wt). “The Masked Singer” talent from participating countries will compete against each other in the show, helmed by format owner MBC America and Craig Plestis of Smart Dog Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Latin American series “Disney Intertwined” has been picked up for a second season. Production of the musical season launches in Buenos Aires, Argentina. “Disney Intertwined” is available on Disney+ in Latin America, in the US and rest of world.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Something Special, the Seoul-based international format agency, is the recipient of two top international KOCCA funds for 2022: Format Lab Fund and International Co-Production Fund.
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Netflix has ordered action comedy “Obliterated” from “Cobra Kai” creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and Josh Heald. The project had been ordered to series at TBS in 2019.
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Casting notes: Jeff Daniels (“The Newsroom”) will star in Netflix’s “A Man in Full,” a limited series from David E. Kelley and Regina King based on the 1998 novel by Tom Wolfe… Caroline Day (“Billions”) will recur on season 6 of CW’s “Riverdale.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Matriarchs of the animal kingdom are the focus of nature docuseries“Mamas” kicking off Friday, May 6 on The Roku Channel. The series is available in English and Spanish; the English version is voiced by Connie Britton and the Spanish by Zoë Saldaña.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Great Food Truck Race” returns to Food Network on Sunday, June 5 at 9p. “’The Great Food Truck Race’s’ innovative teams, mind-blowing food and beautiful locales make this show a perfect way to celebrate summer,” said Jane Latman, President of Home and Food Content & Streaming at Warner Bros. Discovery.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A “reborn” version of “Iron Chef” makes its debut on Netflix on Wednesday, June 15. Alton Brown is back as host along with Kristen Kish.
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Season three “All Rise” premieres on OWN on Tuesday, June 7 at 8p. The first two seasons of the courtroom drama aired on CBS.
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Hip hop series “Yo! MTV Raps” returns with new episodes on Tuesday, May 24. The show first aired in the US from 1988-95
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Interior designer Jeff Lewis (“Flipping Out”) is returning to TV with “Hollywood Houselift with Jeff Lewis,” premiering Friday, June 10 on Amazon Freevee (fka IMDb TV).
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Competitive go-karting is the setting for “Baby Drivers,” where “the kids go too fast and the parents go too far.” The discovery+ docuseries starts streaming Monday, May 23.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“George Carlin’s American Dream” makes its debut on HBO Friday, May 20 at 8p. The two-parter chronicles the life and work of legendary comedian George Carlin.
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“CMT Remembers: Naomi Judd,” honoring the life and legacy of the country music star, premieres tonight, May 3 at 9p on CMT. Judd died April 30 at age 76.
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The 61st Monte Carlo Television Festival opens Friday, June 17 with an opening ceremony hosted by Genie Godula at the Grimaldi Forum. The International Golden Nymph for Most Promising Talent will be given to Theo Christine (“War of the Worlds”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ricky Gervais’ second stand-up special for Netflix, “Supernature,” drops Tuesday, May 24. The actor/comedian’s first Netflix special debuted in 2018.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Caver (yup, it’s a word) Bill Stone is on a quest to go deeper beneath the earth than any human being ever has before in “The Deepest Cave on Earth,” premiering on Nat Geo Monday, May 30 at 10p.
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Paramount Global is partnering with YouTube to livestream the world premiere event of the Paramount Pictures theatrical release, “Top Gun: Maverick.” Produced by MTV News and Velocity, the livestream will offer exclusive content and red-carpet moments from the film’s San Diego premiere event tomorrow, May 4.
(Source: Cynopsis)

At its NewFront hosted by Vivica A. Fox with Nick Cannon as DJ, Tubi touted its growing and diverse audience, and announced it is releasing over 100 Tubi Originals in the year ahead. Tubi jumped to 51 million active users last quarter and a record-breaking 3.6 billion hours watched in 2021, a 40% year-over-year increase in total viewing time. Tubi also reported its audience is nationally representative across geographic, economic and educational segments, and includes a large multicultural audience, comprising 40% of its user base.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Bel-Air” is Peacock’s most streamed original series, it was revealed at Peacock’s NewFront. The show has reached 8 million accounts so far, breaking Peacock records for subscribers, usage and upgrades.
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HGTV’s “100 Day Dream Home” attracted more than 18.1 million total viewers during season three, averaging a .52 Live+3 rating among P25-54 and a .67 among W25-54. The ratings were a respective double-digit increase of 27% and 29% over the prior six weeks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel’s “Spring into Love” stunt propelled the network to be the #1 most-watched cable network on Saturdays and Weekend Primetime among W18+. For the duration the event’s five-week run, Hallmark Channel registered as the #2 most-watched entertainment cable network among Women 18+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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