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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 8/4/22)
DISCOVERY: BattleBots: Champions (Premiere)
HBO MAX: Sweet Life: Los Angeles (Premiere)
HISTORY: Alone: The Skills Challenge (Premiere) at 10:30pm
ID: Dead Days of Summer (Premiere) at 9pm
NETFLIX: Lady Tamara (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Super Giant Robot Brothers (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Kakegurui Twin (Premiere)
PARAMOUNT+: Mike Judge’s Beavis & Butt-Head (Premiere)
PRIME VIDEO: All or Nothing: Arsenal (Premiere)
SUNDANCE NOW: Good Grief (Premiere)
A&E: Accused: Guilty or Innocent? (Finale) at 9pm
ALLBLK: Terror Lake Drive (Finale)
HISTORY: Alone (Finale) at 9pm
TRUTV: Impractical Jokers (Finale) at 10pm

Netflix has canceled teen vampire drama “First Kill” after one season.The series was released June 10, peaking its first week with 48.8 million hours viewed.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SAG-AFTRA and Netflix have reached a tentative deal for a new contract, subject to approval by the guild’s National Board. Negotiations were extended past the original June 30 deadline.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“We are saddened and shocked by the news,” said “Batgirl” producers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah after news broke that Warner Bros. has canceled plans for their high-profile film, originally slated for release on HBO Max and already in post-production. “The decision to not release ‘Batgirl’ reflects our leadership’s strategic shift as it relates to the DC universe and HBO Max,” said a company spokesperson. The studio also scratched plans for “Scoob!: Holiday Haunt.” Warner Bros. Discovery is looking to cut $3 billion in costs in the wake of the company’s April merger.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season three of animated series “Little Ellen,” originally scheduled to premiere in June, has also been scrapped by HBO Max, reports Deadline. The series is loosely based on a seven-year-old Ellen DeGeneres.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Doctor’s orders: Ellen Pompeo will be cutting back on her on-screen “Grey’s Anatomy” duties for the ABC drama’s 19th season to take on a new role a Hulu. Pompeo’s new project: starring in and executive producing a limited series for Hulu based on the true story of a couple who adopt a little girl they believe has dwarfism, then come to believe she is an adult sociopath. Pompeo will appear in eight episodes of “Grey’s.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season two of HBO’s “The White Lotus” will premiere in October. Production in Italy just wrapped, reported cast member Jennifer Coolidge – the only holdover from season one – on “The Jess Cagle Show.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Selena + Chef” is back for season four on HBO Max on August 18. The cooking show kicks off with three episodes. Among the featured chefs this go-round are Gordon Ramsay and Rachael Ray.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ovation TV will air seasons three and four of murder mystery series “The Doctor Blake Mysteries” starting August 11.
(Source: Cynopsis)

First-time homeowners get help transforming their starter homeswithout breaking the bank in the new HGTV series “First Home Fix,” premiering Saturday, September 3 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New A&E series “Move or Improve,” launching Saturday, August 13 at 12p, also gives homeowners a hand, as they decide whether to stay in their current house or relocate.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS’ “NCIS” kicks off season 20 with a crossover event on September 19 at 9p, as the team enlists help from “NCIS: Hawai’i” experts. At 10p, the action picks on the season two debut of “NCIS: Hawai’i.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

During a virtual panel at the TCA Summer Press Tour, Disney unveiled fall premiere dates for series including “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” (August 18; moved from August 17); “Growing Up” and “Epic Adventures with Bertie Gregory” (both September 8); season 31 of “Dancing with the Stars” (September 19); and “Super/Natural” (September 21). Ahead of its premiere, “Epic Adventures with Bertie Gregory” has been picked up for a second season, which is filming now.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Bigger Picture,” a new digital series exploring American history through iconic photographs, will launch on the PBS YouTube channel on Tuesday, August 9.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO documentary “Katrina Babies,” directed by first-time filmmaker and New Orleans native Edward Buckles, Jr., debuts Wednesday, August 24 at 9p. Buckles Jr., who was 13 years old during Hurricane Katrina, spent seven years documenting the stories of his peers who survived the storm as children.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Viagra: The Little Blue Pill That Changed the World” premieres August 12 on discovery+. The film uses archival footage and exclusive interviews to look into the revolutionary drug.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount+ will be added as a premium subscription within the Roku Channel this month. Users can subscribe to the Paramount+ ad-supported ($4.99) or ad-free ($9.99) tiers. The guide will allow consumers access to Paramount+ live content from the NFL on CBS, UEFA, CBS News and “Entertainment Tonight,” as well as their local live CBS station.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ESPN’s coverage of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement returns for the 27th year on Saturday, with coverage starting at noon on ESPN, marking a new afternoon time for the annual event. Suzy Kolber will anchor the Enshrinement Ceremony with Louis Riddick and Chris Mortensen. Chris Berman will emcee the ceremony.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The sports world mourned the passing of legendary Dodgers voice Vin Scully, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 94, and a life that included 67 seasons as the voice of the team. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred stated: “Vin was an extraordinary man whose gift for broadcasting brought joy to generations of Dodger fans. In addition, his voice played a memorable role in some of the greatest moments in the history of our sport. I am proud that Vin was synonymous with Baseball because he embodied the very best of our National Pastime. As great as he was as a broadcaster, he was equally great as a person.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Viewership for Netflix’s “Stranger Things 4” has hit 1.352 billion hoursin its first 28 days of release. That’s the most for any English-language series, and second behind 1.650 billion hours for “Squid Game.”
(Source: Cynopsis)


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