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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 8/10/22)
A&E: Court Night Live (Premiere) at 9pm
DISNEY+: Bluey (Premiere)
DISNEY+: I Am Groot (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Indian Matchmaking (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Instant Dream Home (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Iron Chef Brazil (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Locke & Key (Premiere)
NETFLIX: School Tales: The Series (Premiere)
SMITHSONIAN: Supersenses (Premiere) at 8pm
SYFY: Resident Alien (Premiere) at 10pm
FOX: So You Think You Can Dance (Finale) at 9pm
PBS: Expedition With Steve Backshall (Finale) at 10pm

Kenan Thompson will host the 74th annual Emmys for NBC and the Television Academy. A six-time Emmy nominee, this will be Thompson’s first time helming the award show. The three-hour live telecast will air September 12 on NBC and will stream live on Peacock, for the first time.
(Source: Cynopsis)

First Lady Jill Biden will appear in Nat Geo’s “America’s National Parks” docuseries. Each night of the upcoming five-part series will kick off with a message from Biden on how each national park connects people to a piece of the American story, and on closing night she will highlight the parks and animals showcased throughout the season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

An incendiary device was thrown onto the Chicago set of “Justified: City Primeval.” The cast and crew took cover when the incident occurred but the device did not explode and no injuries were reported. Sony has since beefed up protection on the set by adding a security team trained in high-threat situations.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The UN formally raised “grave concerns” with Iran over treatment of BBC News journalists. The BBC filed a complaint earlier this year regarding BBC News Persian staffers, spotlighting the violence against journalists, gendered attacks facing women, increased financial pressure, and an ongoing asset freeze that operates as a “blunt financial sanction.” Four UN experts who examined the case said Iran was “showing a pattern and practice of employing these measures to hinder journalists from carrying out their work” and has requested a formal response from the Iranian government.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Telemundo kicked off its national soccer campaign to inspire Hispanic youth. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ multi-city campaign, “El Campeón En Ti” (“The Champion In You”), builds on its commitment to inspire Hispanic youth to discover themselves through soccer, with a series of events in the months leading up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Strange Adventures” series will not move forward at HBO Max. The DC Comics series was given a green light for development in 2019 but is the most recent project placed on the chopping block following the Warner Bros. Discovery merger.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Marlon Wayans’ comedy “Book of Marlon” moved to Starz. The comedy, inspired by Wayans’ life and career, was previously in development at HBO Max, where it was originally set up in 2020. The pilot was unofficially greenlit but never went to production and was eventually sold. Wayans is set to star, co-write and executive produce.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+ ordered six-episode dramedy series “Land of Women.”Eva Longoria will star in and executive produce the series, directed by Iris Award winner Carlos Sedes. Shot in both English and Spanish, the plot centers on a NYC empty nester whose life is turned upside down as a result of financial improprieties, which force her to flee debt-collecting criminals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

IDW Entertainment put five series based on graphic novels and comics in development. With Ánima Studios, Cartoon Network Studios, HBO Max, Universal Content Productions, Universal International Studios and Warner Bros. Television, the projects are based on IDW Publishing and Top Shelf Productions. Titles include “Dark Spaces,” “The Delicacy,” “Rivers,” “Ballad for Sophie” and “Brutal Nature.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

 Netflix inked a contract with SAG-AFTRA to join Legacy Studios’ bargaining unit. The new agreement is a follow-up to the 2019 contract that marked the first agreement between the actors union and the streaming studio; it will also be the last one made exclusively between the two sides. Netflix will join the unit run by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, after having signed with the organization last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Love Island USA” was the most streamed unscripted original series on Peacock in its first three weeksThe record-breaking series received upfront a two-season order, with the next installment coming in 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Yvonne Orji will star in female empowerment series “Stronger” (working title). The bodybuilding drama – created and written by Sheldon Turner – comes from A+E Studios and will be developed by Netflix. Orji will executive produce.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chyler Leigh joined Hallmark’s “The Way Home.” The “Grey’s Anatomy” actress will star alongside Andie MacDowell in the original primetime series, to premiere in 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Jeopardy!” turned the tables on “Family Feud” to lead the groupfor all syndication in the session that ended July 31. By a narrow margin, the trivia game show with a 5.2 live-plus-same-day national Nielsen rating inched up 2% from the week before and overtook “Family Feud,” which had a rating of 5.1 and fell 2%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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