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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 6/17/22)
NETFLIX: Alchemy of Souls (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Spriggan (Premiere)

(SATURDAY 6/18/22)
HGTV: Renovation Goldmine (Finale) at 10pm

(SUNDAY 6/19/22)
E!: Mathis Family Matters (Premiere) at 10pm
FOOD NETWORK: Beachside Brawl (Premiere) at 10pm
FOX NATION: Duck Family Treasure (Premiere)
ID: Murdaugh Murders: Deadly Dynasty (Premiere) at 9pm
MSNBC: The Culture Is: Black Women (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Hotel Portofino (Premiere) at 8pm
PBS: Endeavor on Masterpiece (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: I Love a Mama’s Boy (Premiere) at 10pm
TNT: Animal Kingdom (Premiere) at 9pm
TV5 MONDE: L’absente (Premiere) at 11pm
HBO: The Time Traveler’s Wife (Finale) at 9pm
SHOWTIME: I Love That for You (Finale) at 8:30pm
SHOWTIME: The First Lady (Finale) at 9pm
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Expedition Bigfoot (Finale) at 10pm

The national board of SAG-AFTRA has voted to approve a tentative agreement for its Network Television Code, which will now head to members for ratification. Highlights of the contract, negotiated with major networks and producers, include wage increases of 3%; lodging and transportation enhancements; substantial increases for dancers and singers; and a requirement to pay scale for promotional announcements for new media, among other benefits. “Thanks to the strength of SAG-AFTRA, which fought for the substantial gains acquired through this negotiation, many will benefit. The biggest beneficiaries being dancers, stand-ins and promotional announcers,” said SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher. “But, also in the interest of elevating consciousness and sensitivity of a performer’s safe space, it expands protections for those performing nude or in intimate scenes. That’s a seminal step toward providing a safer environment on set and moving the needle toward an industry that respects boundaries.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Talk show “The Jennifer Hudson Show” has been cleared in over 95%of the country and will head to syndication this fall with “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” executive producers Mary Connelly, Andy Lassner and Corey Palent serving as EPs and showrunners. Hudson, Lisa Kasteler Calio, Graehme Morphy and Walter Williams III will also exec produce. The show premieres September 12 on Fox Television Stations, Hearst Television, Sinclair Broadcast Group, TEGNA, Nexstar Media Group, Scripps Media, and Gray Media Group, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It appears there will only be four nominees this year in the late-night show Emmys category, based on the number of submissions – 19 – in the nominations-round voting. According to Television Academy rules, 16-19 submissions warrant 4 nominations. The category included five nominations last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO Max renewed “Hacks” for season three. “We are overjoyed at the audience and press response to the new season, and glad to give viewers more of this gorgeous, hilarious, moving show,” said Sarah Aubrey, Head of Original Content.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Visual effects company DNEG (“Stranger Things”) and Sports Ventures Acquisitions Corp. have canceled their planned merger. The companies labeled the decision “a result of current unfavorable SPAC market conditions and other factors.” According to an SEC filing, DNEG paid a termination fee of $1.5 million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) has introduced the “Health and Location Data Protection Act,” prohibiting data brokers from sharing information about people’s health or location. “Data brokers profit from the location data of millions of people, posing serious risks to Americans everywhere by selling their most private information,” said Warren. “With this extremist Supreme Court poised to overturn Roe v. Wade and states seeking to criminalize essential health care, it is more crucial than ever for Congress to protect consumers’ sensitive data.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Abbott Elementary” scooped up the most nominations for the TCA Awards, scoring five. Joining the freshman ABC comedy in the race for Program of the Year are AMC’s “Better Call Saul”; Apple TV+’s “Severance”; HBO’s “Succession” and “The White Lotus”; Netflix’s “Squid Game”; and Showtime’s “Yellowjackets.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Natural Studios, a joint venture with Banijay, has partnered with wildlife documenter Coyote Peterson (“Coyote Peterson: Brave the Wild”) to collaborate with adventure star Bear Grylls (“Running Wild with Bear Grylls”) and the label’s Co-CEO, Delbert Shoopman, in creating new IP for audiences worldwide. “The Natural Studios was born from a passion for adventure and many of our strategic partnerships have been concentrated in this space,” said Grylls. “Coyote is a raw talent who has captured a global market, and he lives and breathes our sense of adventure exploration.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon has hopped on “Super Duper Bunny League” (wt), a new adventure-comedy preschool series based on the kids’ comic book series by cartoonist Jamie Smart. The animated series centers on a diverse group of bunny friends who must battle danger as they defend their city and the world from their archnemesis. “Super Duper Bunny League” is slated to launch 2024 in the US and continue to roll out on Nick Jr. channels internationally.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tomorrow Studios announced plans to adapt for television the novel I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness, by Claire Vaye Watkins. Director Stephanie Laing (“Made for Love”) reteams with Tomorrow Studios and screenwriter and author Alissa Nutting (“Made for Love”) for the adaptation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV has picked up 12 one-hour episodes of “Married to Real Estate.”The show’s freshman run attracted more than 19 million total viewers and was the #2 non-news/sports cable program among upscale P25-54 and upscale W25-54 in its Thursday timeslot.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fulwell 73 (“The Kardashians”) jumps into true crime with “D.B Cooper: Where Are You?”. The four-parter, produced with PMZ Pictures, chronicles the quest to find the man who hijacked a passenger jet in 1971 and escaped with $200,000. Premiere date on Netflix: Wednesday, July 13.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Another four-part doc, “How to Change Your Mind,” drops on Netflix Tuesday, July 12. The series is based on Michael Pollan’s book about mind-altering substances.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime is developing a limited series starring and executive produced by Ethan Hawke. “The Whites,” based on the novel by Richard Price, centers on a police detective dealing with a murder case that threatens to derail his life. Jez Butterworth (“Ford v. Ferrari”) will write and executive produce. Hawke executive produces through his Under the Influence banner along with Ryan Hawke. Price will also executive produce. Rian Johnson, Ram Bergman, and Nena Rodrigue are executive producing via T-Street. The show is a Civic Center Media production in association with MRC Television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Home Economics” creators Michael Colton and John Aboud inked an overall deal with Lionsgate Television – and they have high expectations. “Lionsgate has been an amazing partner for us on ‘Home Economics’,” said Colton and Aboud. “We’re excited to extend and expand our relationship with them, and we’re pretty sure our new deal guarantees that we can direct the next ‘Saw’ movie.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney General Entertainment’s Directing Program will, for the second year, guarantee episodes to first-time episodic directors on participating scripted television series. The 2022-2023 program seeks to be a steppingstone for experienced directors from underrepresented backgrounds with an existing body of non-episodic directing work who are looking to break into episodic television directing. Applications are being accepted for the upcoming cycle.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ovation TV has signed Aaron Dworkin as its first Poet-in-Residence. Over his year in residency, Dworkin will produce and record monthly poetry readings, to be shared on the Ovation NOW app and at ovationtv.com/watch.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Thomas Mann has been upped from guest star to series regular for season two of HBO’s “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty.”…Tiffany Boone (“Hunters”) landed a starring role in Apple TV+ series “The Big Cigar,” following Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton’s escape to Cuba….Jay Ellis (“Insecure”) will host season two of Smithsonian Channel’s “How Did They Build That?”.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedic thriller “The Resort” opens Thursday, July 28 on Peacock. The multi-generational eight-parter focuses on a marriage put to the test when the couple becomes embroiled in a bizarre mystery.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s “Abbott Elementary” moves to a new night for its sophomore run – the show joins the Wednesday comedy lineup on September 21 at 9p. “Big Sky” also moves to Wednesdays, at 10p. “Shark Tank” returns for it 14th – but first-ever live – season on Friday, September 23 at 8p. Among newcomers, spin-off “The Rookie: Feds” premieres Tuesday, September 27 at 10p, and “Alaska Daily,” starring Hilary Swank, makes its debut Thursday, October 6 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of HBO drama “Industry” premieres Monday, August 1 at 9p, picking up a year after the height of the pandemic in the world of high finance.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress” celebrates 15 years and 20 seasons when it returns Saturday, July 19 at 8p. Among the highlights: a bride-to-be who was engaged just hours before her appointment, and another who uses her feet instead of her hands.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The sixth and final season of OWN’s “Black Love” premieres Saturday, July 23 at 10p. The docu-series aims to expand the way people looks at love and relationships.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“American Dynasty” will explore the backstories of the American aristocracy, featuring relatives of Rockefellers, du Ponts, Kennedys and more as special guests, starting Monday, June 27 on Fox Nation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Parking Lot Payday” puts concert fans to the test starting Tuesday, July 12 at 8p on AXS TV. The summer series travels to concert parking lots to give attendees a chance to cash in on their knowledge of their favorite bands.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On Sunday, June 19, Fox Nation will release five episodes of its new series “Duck Family Treasure,” fronted by the Robertson crew from “Duck Dynasty.” The next five installments will be released the following Sunday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix has partnered with Sandeman’s New Europe Tours to provide free guided walking tours that include visits to locations featured on series like “Emily in Paris.” The tours take place July 11-17.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Allen Media Group’s HBCU GO will debut two documentaries in celebration of the Juneteenth holiday that explore the meaning of freedom and the Black experience. “Portraits ‘N Color: Repowered” first airs Saturday, June 18 at 3p, and “History Half Told Is Untold” airs Sunday, June 19 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In a virtual town hall meeting for Twitter employees, Elon Musk adjusted his RTO stance. “The bias for me may be strongly toward working in person, but if somebody is exceptional then remote work can be okay,” he said. That response comes as Musk is receiving backlash for his demand that employees at Tesla return to the office. As for layoffs at Twitter, Musk said, “Right now, costs exceed the revenue, so that’s not a great situation to be in. But anyone who’s obviously like a significant contributor should have nothing to worry about.” And despite questions about whether Musk plans to go through with the $44 billion deal to buy Twitter, the entrepreneur talked about his desire to grow the platform’s user base to “at least a billion people,” and increase monetization opportunities for creators.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Facebook plans to change its main feed to look more like rival TikTok’s. Instead of prioritizing posts based on the accounts that users follow, Facebook’s Feed algorithm will recommend posts, regardless of where they originate, based on passive viewing habit data, according to The Verge.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Lightyear (Animated) – Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Peter Sohn, Taika Waititi, Dale Soules, James Brolin, Uzo Aduba
Brian and Charles (Limited Release) – David Earl, Chris Hayward, Louise Brealey, Jamie Michie, Nina Sosanya
Official Competition (Limited Release) – Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Oscar Martinez, Jose Luis Gomez, Manolo Solo

NYC STREET FAIRS
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MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $273 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 $279 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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