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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 8/2/22)
E!: Celebrity Beef (Premiere) at 10pm
MOTORTREND+: Runs Good (Premiere)
PEACOCK: The Hillside Strangler: Devil in Disguise (Premiere)
BET: Carl Weber’s The Family Business (Finale) at 9pm
CW: Tom Swift (Finale) at 9pm
FOOD NETWORK: Kitchen Crash (Finale) at 10pm
HBO: Edge of the Earth (Finale) at 9pm
TLC: Welcome to Plathville (Finale) at 9pm
VH1: Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘n Out (Finale) at 8:30pm

NBC has renewed “Weakest Link” for season three. The Jane Lynch-hosted game show has reached more than 17 million viewers this season across linear and digital platforms, improving NBC’s Monday 10p ratings 30% in the 18-49 demo and 26% in total viewers. While season two consists of 13 episodes, the third season was bumped up to 20.
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The CW’s “The Flash” will wrap with its upcoming 13-episode, ninth season, set to debut in 2023. “So many amazing people have given their talents, time, and love to bring this wonderful show to life each week,” said executive producer/showrunner Eric Wallace. “So, as we get ready to honor the show’s incredible legacy with our exciting final chapter, I want to say thank you to our phenomenal cast, writers, producers, and crew over the years.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

A letter signed by 594 male creators and showrunners expressed solidarity with colleagues who last week demanded a response from entertainment companies over protocols for pregnant employees seeking abortion in states that have banned it. “Abortion doesn’t affect only people who can get pregnant,” said the letter, signed by the likes of Adam McKay, Ryan Murphy, Jordan Peele, Brad Falchuk, Neil Gaiman and Chuck Lorre. “It affects us all.”
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Kelly Webb-Lamb, former Deputy Programmes Chief for UK’s Channel 4, has launched Mothership Productions, with Channel 4 vets Charlotte Desai and Gilly Greenslade. “After 25 years in the industry on both sides of the pitching/ buying table, it felt like it was time to take the leap and have a go at doing it for myself,” said Webb-Lamb. “I can’t honestly believe I’ve managed to persuade such a brilliant group of women to come along for the ride with me. We are super ambitious – and intend to make some properly great, entertaining, warm and witty programmes.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Taylor Armstrong, an original cast member on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” has made franchise history by jumping shows, to season 17 of “The Real Housewives of Orange County.” Armstrong was a RHOBH cast member for that show’s first three seasons, starting in 2010, and made numerous guest appearances after.
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Showtime ordered a pilot for “Mason,” a comedy produced by A24 and created and executive produced by Nathan Min (“Joe Pera Talks To You”), who also stars. Daniels (Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan; “Everything Everywhere All at Once”)will direct and executive produce alongside Steven Yeun (“Nope”). A24 is producing the project, with Daniels’ producing partner Jonathan Wang, and Adam Kopp of Universal Remote.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Adam Ray (“Pam & Tommy”) has joined the cast of Hulu’s “Immigrant.”…Valorie Curry (“The Lost Symbol”) and Susan Heyard (“Orange Is the New Black”) have joined the season four cast of Prime Video’s “The Boys,” while Cameron Crovetti has been upped from recurring to series regular.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney+ “Star Wars” prequel series “Andor” will now premiere September 21. The debut was originally set for August 31.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Cars on the Road” will debut on Disney+ on September 8. The series follows Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and his best friend Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) as they head east from Radiator Springs on a cross-country road trip to meet up with Mater’s sister. The premiere is on Disney+ Day, leading into D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event presented by Visa in Anaheim, CA.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“WOW – Women of Wrestling” premieres in national syndication the weekend of September 17. The show has been cleared in 100% of the country, including the following station groups: CBS-owned-and-operated stations, Sinclair Communications, Nexstar Broadcasting, Hearst Television, TEGNA Media, Weigel Broadcasting, Gray Media and Cox Television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 20 of Bravo’s “Top Chef” will have all-star competitors from different countries face off for a cooking competition in London, for a premiere in 2023. “We’ve always wanted to do a season of ‘Top Chef’ with winners, finalists and frontrunners, but to take that concept for the 20th season one step further with cheftestants from localized versions across the world has been a dream come true,” said Ryan Flynn, SVP, Current Production, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu’s “The D’Amelio Show” kicks off September 28 with two episodes. The docuseries follows the family as public scrutiny leads to pressure.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Acorn mystery drama “Recipes for Love and Murder,” starring Maria Doyle (“Outlander”), premieres September 5.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Sex Ring Secrets: Exposing Jeffrey Epstein” is the first in a trio of true-crime specials headed to HLN. The expose is set to air August 15, followed in September by “Runaway Mom: The Sherry Papini Story,” and “Toxic Love: The Gabby Petito Tragedy” (wt) this winter.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Country music artist Luke Bryan and NFL star Peyton Manning will host “The 56th Annual CMA Awards,” airing live from Nashville on Wednesday, November 9 at 8p on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Prime Video has set premiere dates for movies, among them “Samaritan,” starring Sylvester Stallone (August 26); documentary “Flight/Risk” (September 9); “Goodnight Mommy,” starring Naomi Watts (September 16); and “My Best Friend’s Exorcism” (September 30).
(Source: Cynopsis)

The PGA TOUR revealed its 2022-23 schedule on Monday, unveiling a lineup that includes 44 official regular season tournaments and culminating with the crowning of the 2023 FedExCup champion at the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta from August 21- 27. The season will see a record $428.6 million in prize money with another $145 million in bonuses.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Women’s European Championship football final drew a record-breaking peak audience of 17.5 million viewers to the BBC in the UK, and 17.9 million to Germany’s AGF. England beat Germany 2-1 in overtime.
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Actor-turned-producer Burt Metcalfe died July 27 of natural causes. He was 87. Metcalfe worked on all 11 seasons of M*A*S*H, starting as an associate producer and rising to showrunner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedian Pat Carroll died July 30 at age 95. Carroll, whose many TV credits include Emmy-winning work on “Caesar’s Hour,” later voiced Ursula in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

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