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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 9/14/22)
E!: Growing Up Chrisley (Premiere) at 9pm
HULU: The Handmaid’s Tale (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Heartbreak High (Premiere)
NETFLIX: El Rey (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Vicente Fernandez (Premiere)
NETFLIX: The Lorenskog Disappearance (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Sins of Our Mother (Premiere)
NICKELODEON: NFL Slimetime (Premiere) at 7pm
PRIME VIDEO: The NFL Pile On (Premiere)
CBS: Big Brother (Finale) at 8pm
CBS: The Challenge: USA (Finale) at 9pm
FOX: MasterChef (Finale) at 8pm
NBC: Password (Finale) at 8pm
NBC: America’s Got Talent (Finale) at 9pm

Testifying before a Senate Judiciary Committee, Twitter’s former head of security, whistleblower Peiter Zatko, claimed a Twitter employee could “take over the accounts of all of the Senators in this room,” adding that “if foreign assets work for Twitter, those foreign assets can also access the data.” While Zatko did not go so far as to accuse the messaging service of ill intent, he said security “has not been prioritized over other projects like increasing revenue and users.” Twitter has characterized Zatko as a disgruntled former employee whose claims are without merit.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Meanwhile, Elon Musk may not want Twitter, but company shareholders want him – or at least they want the $44 billion deal he signed to acquire the company. Although Musk is trying to get out of his contract, Twitter shareholders took the advice of the board and gave the deal a thumbs up.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount Global is mulling the idea of shutting its Showtime streaming service and moving its content to Paramount+, reports The Wall Street Journal. “We are always exploring options to maximize the value of our content investment by giving consumers access to great Paramount content through an array of services and platforms,” a Paramount Global spokesman told WSJ.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Golden Globes will return to NBC in January 2023, according to TheWrap. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has been working to address criticism about corruption and racism after NBC declined to air the awards show in 2022, following allegations surfaced in LA Times articles.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Former Hallmark Channel star Candace Cameron Bure will star in and executive produce holiday movie “Christmas…Present” for Great American Family. The film is part of GAF’s holiday programming franchise, kicking off October 21.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shudder announced the start of production on the latest Shudder Original Film, “Birth/Rebirth.” The feature is produced by Mali Elfman and David Grove Churchill Viste from original script written by Moss and Brendan J. O’Brien. Shudder will release the film in North America, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand in 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tubi is expanding upon its collaboration with Canada’s Incendo on an upcoming slate of projects that includes a new film adaptation of Hans Holzer’s “The Amityville Curse” and horror film “Marry F*** Kill,” from Ian Carpenter and Aaron Martin (“Terror Train”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

From pythons, to iguanas to lionfish, culinary arts explorer Yia Vang is ready to chase, cook and eat creatures that have overstayed their welcome when Outdoor Channel introduces new original series “Feral” on November 28.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Harlem Globetrotters return to broadcast network television in a partnership with Hearst Media Production Group, on the premiere of “Harlem Globetrotters: Play it Forward.” The 30-minute weekly series, debuting Saturday, October 1 at 11a on NBC’s “The More You Know” programming block, follows the players as they explore ways to help communities through volunteerism, fund raising, and one-on-one connections.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jewish Life Television will start airing “Servant of the People,” starring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on Monday, September 19 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC’s Sunday Night Football continued to prove its mettle, as the franchise’s return this week notched a Total Audience Delivery average of approximately 25.1 million viewers, marking the largest audience for NBC’s Sunday night opener since 2015.Viewership across all platforms bested last year’s SNF opener by 35%. Coupled with last Thursday’s Buffalo Bills-Los Angeles Rams NFL Kickoff Game, NBC Sports posted its largest two-game NFL Kickoff Weekend audience since 2016 with a TAD average of 23.4 million viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Meanwhile, the NFL ON CBS kicked off the 2022 NFL season by delivering record viewership across its platforms as Sunday’s regional game window at 1p, anchored by the Steelers/Bengals, recorded the Network’s most-watched Week 1 regional game window since 1998, averaging 17.387 million viewers, according to Nielsen national ratings, up 21% vs. last year’s comparable window. Overall, CBS Sports averaged 17.042 million viewers for its opening weekend doubleheader, the best Week 1 average audience in four years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In the collegiate ranks, FOX Sports is touting that its Alabama/Texas showdown on Saturday drew nearly 10.6 million viewers. That ranks as the most-watched college football game on any network so far this year. Nielsen reports that through week two, Big Noon Kickoff is averaging 1.611 million viewers up 32% year-over-year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ESPN’s college football coverage this past week saw upticks and year-over-year gains, led by 4.5 million viewers tuning in to see Tennessee/Pitt. Across ABC/ESPN, college football coverage was up 24% over 2021 numbers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC also saw Game 1 of the WNBA finals score an average of 555,000 viewers, for a markup of 18% over 2021. The game, won by the Las Vegas Aces, peaked at 872,000 viewers on Sunday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

For our final ratings act of the morning, the 2022 US Open on ESPN averaged 1.21 million viewers over the two weeks and nearly 168 hours of wall-to-wall live coverage, up 50% from last year and the third-best for ESPN since 2015. The semifinal between Alcaraz and Tiafoe on Friday, Sept. 9, averaged 2.96 million viewers – peaking at 3.6 million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The LPGA Tour and the Pelican Women’s Championship announced today that Annika Sorenstam will become tournament host for Tampa Bay’s signature LPGA Tour event, beginning in 2023. In collaboration with LPGA Tour tournament partners Gainbridge and Pelican Golf Club, THE ANNIKA driven by Gainbridge at Pelican will take place in November 2023 as the penultimate event of the LPGA Tour season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season six debut of Adult Swim’s “Rick and Morty” drew over one million viewers in Live+3 Nielsens, up 57% from its September 4 premiere. Among A18-49, the show was up 65%, to 713,000.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Up against the season debut of “Monday Night Football,” NBC’s Emmy Awards Monday broadcast delivered an all-time low 5.92 million viewers and a 1.1 rating, down 19% from last year’s show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season opener of HGTV’s “Love It or List It” garnered a .56 Live+3 rating among P25-54 and a .85 among W25-54. That includes ratings gains of 60 percent among P25-54 and 77 percent among W25-54 over the prior six weeks. The episode, which attracted more than 3.4 million total viewers, also delivered a .64 Live+3 rating among upscale P25-54 and a .96 among upscale W25-54, gains of 49 percent and 72 percent respectively over the previous six weeks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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