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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 6/1/22)
BRAVO: The Real Housewives of Dubai (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY+: Trixie Motel (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: Generation Drag (Premiere)

“Stranger Things” season 4 broke the all-time Netflix viewership record in its premiere weekend. Volume 1 of the series logged the biggest premiere weekend ever for a Netflix original series, with 286.79 million hours viewed, lifting the previous seasons of the drama with it. This is the first season of the drama show to reach #1 in 83 countries, setting another record.
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Leslie Mann and Tim Robbins have unplugged from “The Power.” Both roles will be recast and reshot in Amazon Studios’ drama series, based on Naomi Alderman’s 2016 sci-fi novel.
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The AMC+ hit show “Better Call Saul” finished the first half of its sixth and final season as the top acquisition driver in the history of the streaming service. The mid-season finale delivered more than 2.2 million viewers in Nielsen live+3 ratings, with the audience nearly doubling each week. Series first began as a spinoff of “Breaking Bad,” and has since established itself as a fan favorite in its own right.
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Cox Communications entered into an affiliation agreement with Jewish Life Television. “It’s a powerful statement that at this critical time, Cox Communications is leading the charge in supporting diverse voices by signing a national affiliation agreement with Jewish Life Television,” said Brad Pomerance, JLTV’s Senior Vice President of Programming.
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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ set a Memorial Day Weekend Record with $160.5 million in North America. The success of the sequel to the 1986 film raised hopes in Hollywood for a strong box-office summer for big movies without Marvel characters, including “Jurassic World Dominion” (June 9), “Elvis” (June 24) and “Nope” (July 22).
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 Sony and Mandalay Pictures teamed up to create sci-fi film “Omega.”Simon McQuoid, director of “Mortal Kombat,” is set to direct the upcoming film, about a woman in rural Texas who discovers a reality-warping power that thrusts her into a dark underworld of ancient origins.
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Showtime ordered comedy series “Entitled,” starring and executive produced by Brett Gelman. The show follows an American widower who must get to know his British wife’s estranged family in their gothic mansion in the English countryside, as they compete for his affections and his newly-inherited fortune. The eight-episode half-hour series created by Matt Morgan comes from the producers of “Fleabag” and “Back to Life,” and is scheduled to premiere in 2023.
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Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen will return for “Book Club 2 – The Next Chapter,” which has begun production in Italy. The original 2018 film centered on four lifelong friends whose lives were changed after reading “50 Shades of Grey” in their monthly book club. Paramount Pictures saw the film gross upwards of $104 million worldwide against its $14 million budget. The sequel follows the quartet to Italy for a girls’ trip.
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“Physical” will return to Apple TV+ on June 3 for its second season.The show stars Rose Byrne as Sheila, a housewife who starts a fitness video business in 1980s San Diego. New episodes will air weekly on Fridays.
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Three-part series “Devil’s Advocate: The Mostly True Story of Giovanni Di Stefano” to premiere on MSNBC on June 5 at 10p. The Sky Original series follows the famed attorney’s slide to disgraced conman, and the investigation that unraveled the true identity he’d hidden. Episodes 1 and 2 will be available to stream on Peacock on June 6, and episode 3 will premiere on MSNBC on June 12.
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Season 5 of hit drama series “The Chi” will premiere on June 24 on Showtime. Centering on life in a neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, “The Chi” features characters who are linked by coincidence but bond over the need for redemption.
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AIM TV announced that “Let Freedom Ring in Ukraine” to benefit Ukrainian refugees, will premiere July 2. The initiative will provide grassroots, long-term financial and tangible assistance to displaced Ukrainian refugees and citizens affected by the Russian invasion. “We can show a different, potentially more uplifting angle of this tragedy that may inspire people to support the many good folks and organizations helping Ukraine on the ground, long after the raw emotion of Russia’s 2022 invasion has subsided,” said Robert G. Rose, executive producer and host of the series.
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NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers will face up against Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen in a premier golf series on Capital One’s “The Match.” The Sports Emmy-nominated live event series will be simulcast on TNT, truTV and HLN with international distribution through Warner Bros. Discovery Sports today at 6:30p.
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Spectrum On Demand is celebrating Pride Month with a collection of films focusing on LGBTQ+ stories, beginning today. Movies such as “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Carol,” “Moonlight” and “Boy Erased” will be available on the portal under the category ‘Pride Month,’ throughout June.
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Fox News Channel will present special live coverage of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, beginning tonight. The network’s broadcast will highlight the life and ongoing legacy of the longest-reigning British monarch in history, commemorating Her Majesty the Queen of England’s 70 years of service to the United Kingdom. Ainsley Earhardt and Piers Morgan are set to join Martha MacCallum to anchor special editions of “The Story” live from London throughout the week.
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The 61st Monte-Carlo Television Festival will host a premiere screening of action comedy “Ze Network,” starring David Hasselhoff. The brand-new eight-episode series tells the fictional story of Hasselhoff’s lead role in a theater play in Germany that plunges him into the center of an international conspiracy of former Cold War assassins. The festival will be held from June 17-21.
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Weigel Broadcasting will commemorate the Juneteenth holiday with “Story Television Presents: Elevating Black Voices.” The day-long event on June 19 will highlight extraordinary figures of the abolition movement, civil rights, the arts and entertainment.
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Disney+ will premiere an all-new live-action “Pinocchio” on September 8. The film stars Tom Hanks, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Cynthia Erivo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael Key, Lorraine Bracco, and Luke Evans. As part of Disney+ Day, the streaming service will reveal new content from its marquee brands and announce more premieres from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic for the coming months.
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E! News debuted “While You Were Streaming Friday,” a Twitter livestreamed show focused on the biggest shows on television. Hosted by Danielle Robay, the show will feature guests, including experts, past stars and writers of the shows being spotlighted, and will incorporate features from the social network, including polls and video-on-demand clips.
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“Silos Baking Competition” will drop on Magnolia Network and discovery+ on June 12. The new one-hour special celebrates the joy that comes from time spent in the kitchen, as bakers are challenged to perfect their favorite recipe for a chance to have their treat featured at Magnolia’s Silos Baking Co.
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HBO Max celebrates pride with its launch of a custom short-form content series through the LGBTQ+ Voices collection. Produced by Human By Orientation, the series will showcase the voices of HBO Max LGBTQ+ talent such as Hannah Einbinder, Dashaun Wesley, Leiomy Maldonado and Jameela Jamil. The collection will seek to uplift, educate and inspire all members of the LGBTQ+ community year-round, beginning on June 1.
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Rachel Zegler will play Lucy Gray Baird in Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.” The “West Side Story” actress joined the Francis Lawrence-directed movie, which will hit theaters globally on Nov. 17, 2023.
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Jackie Cruz replaced Stephanie Beatriz as co-lead in horror-thriller film “History of Evil,” opposite Paul Wesley. In the film, a family on the run from a corrupt state takes refuge in a safe house with an evil past – a last stop on a near-future Underground Railroad. Cruz is best known for her role as Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales in “Orange Is the New Black.”
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Kate Miner of “Shameless” and Jason Canela of “The Rookie” will lead “Stay Safe,” a horror-thriller about a pandemic hot zone. The film follows Army Surgeon Eva Shepherd as she attempts to uncover the truth behind a subliminal message she received from a patient.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Adrienne Warren will star in the Hulu drama series “Black Cake.” From “Women of the Movement” creator Marissa Jo Cerar, “Black Cake” is a family drama wrapped in a murder mystery that takes place across generations in Jamaica, Rome, Scotland, England and Southern California.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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