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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 9/20/22)
CBS: FBI (Premiere) at 8pm
CBS: FBI: International (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS: FBI: Most Wanted (Premiere) at 10pm
FOX: The Resident (Premiere) at 8pm
HULU: Reboot (Premiere)
NBC: New Amsterdam (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC: The Bachelorette (Finale) at 8pm
Food Network: Supermarket Stakeout (Finale) at 10pm

For the second weekend in a row, DirecTV had to apologize for outages that disrupted its NFL Sunday Ticket stream. “We recognize we didn’t meet expectations on Sunday for customers looking to stream some of the games, and we want to apologize,” read a tweet from the company on Monday. “While it won’t bring the games back, we plan to reach out to those affected to automatically reimburse them for week two.” The Sunday Ticket package is in its final season of DirecTV exclusivity.
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Alison Sweeney is expanding her relationship with Hallmark Media with a multi-picture overall deal. “Alison Sweeney has been an incredible creative partner for us over the years – both on screen as well as behind the camera as a producer,” said Lisa Hamilton Daly, EVP, Programming, Hallmark Media. “She’s long been a fan favorite and we can’t wait to continue our work together as we bring new stories to life.” Part of Sweeney’s deal includes “A Magical Christmas Village,” as star and an executive producer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A+E Studios has entered into a first-look deal with Foster Driver and Zoë Kent through their production company Driver+Kent Media. Under the pact, Driver+Kent Media will develop and produce projects for A+E Studios for sale on all global and domestic television platforms and services. Among the Driver+Kent Media projects already set up at A+E Studios are “Dead Eleven,” based on the book by Jimmy Juliano, and “Summerset,” created by George Northy, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story”) will star in and executive produce a scripted adaptation of HBO Max docu-series “The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin.” Currently in development, the series comes from Campfire Studios and Huntley Productions. Michelle Dean (“The Act”) will serve as showrunner and EP.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hearst Magazines is partnering with ITV America’s Good Caper Content to produce new true crime docuseries “Hell in the Heartland,” exposing small-town America crimes. The first season, “Hell in the Heartland: The Witches of Nebraska,” will delve into the occult influences and local culture that led to a victim’s untimely death.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV has picked up second seasons of “Building Roots” and “Why the Heck Did I Buy This House?”, slated to premiere in 2023. “’Building Roots’ and ‘Why the Heck Did I Buy This House?’ performed well right out of the gate,” said Betsy Ayala, SVP, Programming & Development, HGTV. “Their success contributed to the more than 50 million viewers who tuned in to HGTV in the second quarter, confirming that we should order more episodes of these series for next year’s programming slate.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Studio71 and YouTube gaming property FGTeeV have teamed to develop and produce “noobies.” The animated coming-of-age series will be set amid a backdrop of video game culture.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis (“The Profit”) pivots from turning around businesses to renovating homes in HGTV’s “The Renovator,” premiering Tuesday, October 11 at 8p. “Throughout the season, I met some amazing families who needed someone on their side to provide solutions that transform their homes into ideal spaces and help strengthen their relationships,” said Lemonis. “I use my own life experiences and my passion for design to create a stronger foundation for their home and their family.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bounce series “Finding Happy, a dramedy centered on the Black female experience through the eyes of Yaz Carter, makes its debut Saturday, September 24 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

True Royalty TV is offering two new specials commemorating the late Queen Elizabeth II. The first is a special edition of biweekly talk show, “The Royal Beat,” while the second, “Recollections: Memories of Her Majesty,” focuses on the personal stories and memories of working with the Queen from Royal correspondents and associates.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The PGA TOUR and Autograph, the web3 brand co-founded by Tom Brady, struck a long-term deal to create a comprehensive “digital collectibles” NFT platform, by allowing fans to own “a token of its storied history.” The PGA TOUR will work with Autograph to create a digital collectibles platform that pulls from TOUR competition video, data, imagery and other competition-related components. Golf fans will have the opportunity to own and collect NFTs featuring the best PGA TOUR golfers in the world as well as some of their favorite moments from the archives and the current FedExCup Season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The National Basketball Association is bringing back NBA Launchpad for another go-around, the league’s initiative to “source, evaluate and pilot emerging technologies that advance the NBA’s top priorities on and off the court.” Companies and entrepreneurs can now apply to NBA Launchpad by submitting innovations that address one of six priority areas: Basketball – Soft Tissue Injury Prevention and Recovery, Healthy Playing Habits in Youth Basketball, Disrupting the Game (Open Category); and Fan Experience – Game Production and Viewing Experience, In-Seat Experience, Sports Betting Experience. Following a rigorous evaluation process, selected applicants will participate in a six-month R&D project within the NBA’s ecosystem.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MLB Tonight will offer viewers a behind-the-scenes look into how the show is produced during its live telecast today at 6p. MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger, Scott Braun, Siera Santos, Cliff Floyd, Dan Plesac and Harold Reynolds will take viewers into the areas that help bring the show to life, including the production and graphics control rooms, plus highlights center. The program will feature the real-time conversations amongst the production team, technical crew, and on-air personalities as they work together to execute the live show in Studio 3 and Studio 42.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS Sports announced its college football Saturday showcase for October 1 at 3:30p, selecting the SEC on CBS matchup between No. 2 Alabama and No. 10 Arkansas. Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson and reporter Jenny Dell will be on the call. The day’s action kicks off at noon with Navy/Air Force. Rick Waltz, Aaron Taylor, along with reporter Sherree Burruss will call the action.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The return of “Halloween Baking Championship” was Food Network’s highest-rated Monday this year, posting a 1.0 P18+ Live+3/1.3 W18+ Live+3 rating, the highest-rated season opener in series history among both demos (up +12% and +9% respectively vs. prior season opener). More than 4.3 million viewers tuned in, with the series ranking as the #2 non-news/sports program in its timeslot among P18+ and W18+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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