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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 8/23/22)
NETFLIX: Chad & JT Go Deep (Premiere)
FREEFORM: Motherland: Fort Salem (Finale) at 10pm

The premiere of Peacock’s “The Resort” will get a promotional pushwith an NBC airing on Wednesday, August 24 at 9p after the network’s most-watched show, “America’s Got Talent.” “Peacock audiences are hooked on the week-to-week mystery of ‘The Resort,’ and bringing the premiere episode to NBC is the perfect way to introduce it to new fans,” said Lisa Katz, President of Scripted Content at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. The comedic thriller started streaming last month.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power” will have a one-night-only theatrical premiere ahead of its September 2 debut on Prime Video. The first two episodes of the “Lord of the Rings” prequel series will hit the big screen on August 31, thanks to a deal between Amazon and Cinemark.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Company You Keep,” starring and executive produced by Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”), has been picked up to series at ABC. The drama, produced by 20th Television, follows a con man and undercover CIA officer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Walmart topped the chart of retail brands who spent on new-airing programming in the first half of the year, according to iSpot, jumping ahead of Target and Macy’s with 10.1% of TV ad impressions. Retail brands spent $685 million, up nearly 8% year-over-year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime has signed executive producers and writers Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson to an overall deal. They will continue to serve as showrunners of “Yellowjackets,” alongside fellow showrunner Jonathan Lisco, while also developing new projects exclusively for the network.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+ is not proceeding with limited series “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends,” which had been handed a straight-to-series order back in 2018. Jennifer Garner’s departure from the project, from Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Television, for scheduling reasons, prompted the decision, reports Deadline.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Peri Gilpin (“Frasier”) and “SNL” alum Rachel Dratch will guest star on season two of AMC’s “Kevin Can F**k Himself.”…Merrit Wever (“Godless”) is joining the cast of Hulu’s “Tiny Beautiful Things” as a recurring guest star….Debi Mazar (“Entourage”) is onboard Netflix’s “Kaos” as Medusa….Julianna Margulies will return to Apple TV+ drama “The Morning Show” in a major recurring role as news anchor Laura Peterson….Chelsea Frei (“Dollface”) will also play a major recurring role, in season two of Fox’s “The Cleaning Lady.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Weather Channel has a new series on the way that combines extreme weather events and home renovation. “Fast: Home Rescue” follows families whose lives have been devastated by weather and natural disasters. In partnership with disaster relief organization Reach Out Worldwide, founded by late “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker, homes are rebuilt in affected communities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season seven of Showtime’s “The Circus” premieres Sunday, September 25 at 8p. The season will capture the eight-week sprint to Election Day.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform’s “The Come Up,” following a group of friends in NYC, debuts September 9 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

True crime limited series “Welcome to Chippendales” premieres Tuesday, November 22 on Hulu. New episodes will drop weekly.
(Source: Cynopsis)

James Denton (“Desperate Housewives,” “A Kiss Before Christmas”) and Sherri Saum (“The Fosters”) will star in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ “Perfect Harmony,” premiering this fall. Sheppard Denton reunites with his father on-screen for the first time since his debut role in Hallmark Channel’s “For Love and Honor” in 2016. Denton performs the original song “Ooh Wee Ooh,” and Saum duets with him on “Perfect Harmony,” also written for the movie.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New titles premiering on Disney+ Day, September 8, include Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Love and Thunder” and “Assembled: The Making of Thor: Love and Thunder,” “Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return,” “Remembering,” “Dancing with the Stars: The Pros’ Most Memorable Dances,” “Tierra Incógnita,” the “Frozen” and “Frozen 2” Sing-Alongs, and “Welcome to the Club,” a new short from The Simpsons. Additionally, Disney+ Day special screenings will return to select AMC Theatres from September 8-19.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Documentary “In Her Hands,” from executive producers Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, launches on Netflix and select theaters on November 16. The film is a Propagate production in association with Moondogs & HiddenLight Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also on deck at Netflix is “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” following Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) as he takes on a new case. The film, also starring Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick and Madelyn Cline, with Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista, will be released December 23.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV turns back the clock this Labor Day Weekend, with a Sounds Like The 90s three-day event beginning September 3 at 12p, as host Katie Daryl and a celebrity panel countdown the best 90s One-Hit Wonders on “The Top Ten Revealed.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Google is also partnering with The Black List, for the joint creation of the Black List x YouTube Originals Black Voice Creator Fellowship. The Fellowship will provide financial and creative support to four television writers. “As part of Google’s commitment to help build a world where everyone can belong, our team looks forward to providing these talented artists with equitable access to resources that can serve as a key to unlocking a world of opportunity,” said DeMira Pierre, Creative Executive, Impact & Racial Justice, YouTube Originals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The series finale of “Better Call Saul” was the most-watched episode of the season with an audience of 2.7 million on AMC in Nielsen Live+3 ratings, including 1.1 million adults 25-54 and more watching on AMC+, where the final season remains the #1 acquisition driver in the history of the streaming service. In Live+SD viewing, the series finale was the most-watched episode on AMC since the season three finale on June 19, 2017, with 1.8 million viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO’s “House of the Dragon” delivered 2.6 million US households tuning into the premiere episode in its initial six hours of viewership on both linear and streaming, according to Samba TV. The episode generated the highest viewership for any premium cable or streaming premiere in 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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