FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ NYC STREET FAIRS/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 8/19/22)
APPLE TV+: Bad Sisters (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: Surfside Girls (Premiere)
DISCOVERY+: Good Sex (Premiere)
ESPN2: Bananaland (Premiere) at 9pm
FREEVEE: Sprung (Premiere)
NETFLIX: The Girl in the Mirror (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Kleo (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Echoes (Premiere)
NETFLIX: The Cuphead Show! (Premiere)
PRIME VIDEO: Making the Cut (Premiere)

(SATURDAY 8/20/22)
A&E: Cold Case Files (Premiere) at 9pm
A&E: American Justice (Premiere) at 10pm
HISTORY: Hard Truths of Conservation (Premiere) at 9am

(SUNDAY 8/21/22)
HBO: House of the Dragon (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: The Killer Nanny (Premiere) at 9pm 
TRAVEL CHANNEL: Ghosts of Devil’s Perch (Premiere) at 9pm
CNN: United Shades of America (Finale) at 10pm
TLC: 90 Day Fiance (Finale) at 8pm
TLC: I Love a Mama’s Boy (Finale) at 10pm

HBO Max is removing 36 more titles from the service as it prepares for next year’s merger with Warner Bros. Discovery sib discovery+. “As we work toward bringing our content catalogs together under one platform, we will be making changes to the content offering available on both HBO Max and discovery+,” said a statement from HBO Max. “That will include the removal of some content from both platforms.” Twenty original HBO Max shows are among those being taken off, including “12 Dates of Christmas,” teen drama “Generation,” “Ellen’s Next Great Designer” and “Aquaman: King of Atlantis.” On a brighter note for subscribers, HBO Max is offering limited-term discounts for new and existing customers of up to 42%, timed to the debut of “Game of Thrones” spinoff “House of the Dragon.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime ordered season six of “The Chi,” set to launch in 2023. Season five of the coming-of-age drama, currently airing, is pacing to improve upon season four’s streaming numbers by 20%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A drama set amid the Black Death pandemic in the 14th century scored a series order from Netflix. “The Decameron,” from “Orange Is the New Black” creator Jenji Kohan and Kathleen Jordan (“Teenage Bounty Hunters”), follows nobles and their servants who retreat to a villa in Tuscany to wait out the madness. “Kathleen Jordan is the real freakin’ deal,” said Kohan “I am so excited and grateful that I get to work with her and we get to make this awesome, funny, timely, weird show together for Netflix.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ellie Kemper (“The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) and Zach Cherry (“Severance”) will cohost Roku Original “The Great American Baking Show.” The series from Love Productions USA, an adaptation of “The Great British Baking Show,” is currently in production in the UK.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ariana DeBose (“West Side Story”) will star in “House of Spoils” for Amazon Studios and Blumhouse Television. The thriller film follows an ambitious chef struggling to run her first restaurant.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Neve Campbell (“Scream”) landed the lead in ABC’s “Avalon,” a David E. Kelley (“Big Little Lies”) drama about a detective on Catalina Island pulled into career-changing mystery.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scott Speedman is joining Ellen Pompeo in downsizing from series regular to recurring for the ABC drama’s upcoming 19th season. Speedman had appeared in a season 14 episode and returned for season 18 with a one-year contract.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The cast of ViX+ series “Mujeres Asesinas” will include Barbie Casillas, Macarena García, Jedet, Catherine Siachoque, Nicole Curiel, Claudia Martín, and Sara Maldonado, in addition to previously announced Yalitza Aparicio. The reimagined psychological thriller began shooting this past June.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Donald Sumpter (“Game of Thrones”), Brendan Patricks (“Downton Abbey”), Pippa Bennett-Warner (“Gangs of London)”, Mark Quartley (“Lucky Man”), Jonathan Livingstone (“Peacock”), Charlotte Louise Arrowsmith (“This is Going to Hurt”), and Kelly Wenham (“Merlin”) have joined the cast of “Entitled,” starring and executive produced by Brett Gelman (“Fleabag”). Filming began this week on the comedy, co-produced by Showtime and Channel 4 in the UK, in association with All3Media International.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tubi docuseries “TMZ NO BS,” hosted by Harvey Levin, Charles Latibeaudiere and guest TMZ contributors, will feature never-before-seen stories and fresh reporting on pop culture names, beginning with Britney Spears on August 24.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“A Friend of the Family,” starring Jake Lacy, Anna Paquin, Colin Hanks and McKenna Grace, premieres October 6 on Peacock. The true crime drama series follows the story of the Broberg family, who were manipulated by a charismatic predator.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Spoiler alert: While filming the upcoming original series from National Geographic for Disney+, “On the Edge with Alex Honnold” (wt), climbers Honnold (“Free Solo”) and Hazel Findlay made the first-known ascent of Ingmikortilaq, a cliff, composed of 3-million-year-old granite and gneiss, rising 3,750 feet out of a remote peninsula jutting into a fjord on Greenland’s eastern coast. Honnold and Findlay were able to free-climb the entire route of the 3-million-year-old rock. For the last 150 feet of the climb, they were able to disconnect from their ropes and walk safely to the summit.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bobby Flay puts chefs to the test in Food Network’s “Bobby’s Triple Threat,” premiering Tuesday, September 27 at 9p. “I have spent my entire career opening restaurants and battling in the toughest culinary competitions, but on ‘Triple Threat’ I have the chance to call all the shots, inviting the most talented chefs into my secret kitchen to take on my titans,” said Flay.
(Source: Cynopsis)

LL COOL J and Nicki Minaj, along with rap star Jack Harlow are set to emcee the 2022 “VMAs,” airing live from Prudential Center on Sunday, August 28 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lifetime has two new Ripped from the Headlines movies slated for October. “Swindler Seduction,” featuring Colton Haynes (“Arrow”) in a dual role, premieres Saturday October 22, followed the next week by “An Amish Sin,” starring Kellie Martin (“Army Wives”), Dylan Ratzlaff (“A Million Little Things”) and Rukiya Bernard (“Yellowjackets”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Beast – Idris Elba, Iyana Halley, Leah Jeffries, Sharlto Copley

NYC STREET FAIRS
https://vendors.clearviewfestival.com

http://nycstreetfairs.com/schedule-of-festivals/

2022 SUMMER STREETS – AUGUST 2022
https://www1.nyc.gov/html/dot/summerstreets/html/home/home.shtml

2022 HARLEM WEEK – 8/12/22 – 8/21/22
https://www.harlemweek.com

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $99 million.

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

NYLottery.NY.gov

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $80 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

NYLottery.NY.gov


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