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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 10/19/22)
BET: After Happily Ever After (Premiere) at 10pm
COOKING CHANNEL: Snack On This! (Premiere) at 8pm
DISNEY+: In the Soop: Friendcation (Premiere)
FX: American Horror Story: NYC (Premiere) at 10pm
IFC: Documentary Now! (Premiere) at 10pm
NETFLIX: Green Glove Gang (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Notre-Dame (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Love Is Blind (Premiere)
PBS: Nature (Premiere) at 8pm
PEACOCK: The Devil’s Watch (Premiere)
E!: Growing Up Chrisley (Finale) at 9pm

Fifty percent of characters in streaming TV series during 2021-22 were women, versus 48% for broadcast TV, according to the latest report from the Center for Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University, “Boxed In: Women on Screen and Behind the Scenes on Broadcast and Streaming Television in 2021-22.” Broadcast came out on top in some diversity categories, including Black female (28% vs. 21%) and Latina (7% vs. 3%) in major roles. Behind the scenes, 37% of people working in key roles on streaming programs were women, compared to 31% in broadcast.
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Netflix had the biggest haul of nominations for the 38th Artios Awards, recognizing achievements in casting. The streamer drew ten nods, for series including “Ozark,” “Maid” and “Inventing Anna.” HBO and HBO Max, Apple TV+ and Hulu tied for second in the TV category, with five nominations each.
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In even better news for Netflix, the company beat Wall Street estimates for 3Q22, with global subscribers up to 223.09 million from 220.67 million in the quarter prior, and revenue of $7.9 billion versus estimates of $7.8 billion. “After a challenging first half, we believe we’re on a path to reaccelerate growth,” said the company in a letter to shareholders. “The key is pleasing members. It’s why we’ve always focused on winning the competition for viewing every day. When our series and movies excite our members, they tell their friends, and then more people watch, join and stay with us.”
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News site Semafor launched yesterday, promising to build “a new kind of trusted news source for this interconnected world, based on journalistic transparency and a platform that delivers shared facts while giving a voice to a range of informed, competing views.” The site was created by Ben Smith, former EOC of Buzzfeed, and former Bloomberg CEO Justin Smith.
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Comedy Central is reportedly considering replacing “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah with rotating hosts when the show returns from hiatus in January. Noah’s farewell broadcast is December 8.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Harlem Festival of Culture and AMC Networks announced a new multi-year partnership in which AMC Networks will be the presenting sponsor of all HFC screenings for its inaugural year. A series of live entertainment event experiences will lead up to a multi-day outdoor music festival to be held in Summer 2023 that pays homage to the groundbreaking Harlem Cultural Festival of 1969. In addition to the screening events, the partnership will also include AMC Networks supporting HFC through programming, talent and live event integration.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 BET+ has renewed “College Hill: Celebrity Edition” for a second season. A new class of celebrities will live together and join HBCU Alabama State University along with Ray J, returning from the first season.
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All Her Little Secrets, the bestseller by Wanda M. Norris, is being developed as a limited series by Showtime. Uzo Aduba (“Orange Is the New Black”) will star and executive produce the project, from writer Aurin Squire (“Evil”), Reform Media Group and CBS Studios, where both Aduba and Squire are under overall deals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment and Publicis Media’s APX Content Ventures, dedicated to investing mission-driven programming, are extending their current agreement to expand the companies’ content financing partnership and elevate the voices of underserved audiences. The first project greenlit under the extended agreement is the reality series “Dirty Pool with J.B. Smoove,” starring J.B. Smoove (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), which will premiere on Crackle and Redbox in late 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TelevisaUnivision and Globo have struck a strategic alliance for distribution and co-production that will involve, initially, three productions in the fiction genre. The first productions that are already included in the deal are two ViX+ productions by TelevisaUnivision: the recently launched series “La Mujer del Diablo”(The Devil’s Wife) and upcoming series “Travesuras de la Niña Mala” (Bad Girl) and the Globoplay Original telenovela “Todas Las Flores” (All the Flowers).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Prime Video is developing “Seven Wonders,” based on Ben Mezrich’s novel about a race to solve an ancient mystery tied to the Seven Wonders of the World. Simu Liu (“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”) will star and executive produce. Written by Adam Cozad (“The Legend of Tarzan”) and to be directed by Justin Lin (“S.W.A.T.”), the project comes from Perfect Storm Entertainment, Flynn Picture Company and Universal Television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jeannie Mai Jenkins (“The Real”) will host Amazon Freevee cooking competition “America’s Test Kitchen: The Next Generation,” premiering December 9. Winner gets $100,000 and the chance to write their own cookbook.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Three-part docuseries “Low Country: The Murdagh Dynasty,” exploring the legacy of a family whose decades of powerful influence over the legal system in the South Carolina lowcountry unraveled amid accusations of fraud, deception, and murder, debuts Thursday, November 3 on HBO Max.
(Source: Cynopsis)

USA Network game show “Barmageddon” premieres Monday, December 5 at 9p. Blake Shelton and Carson Daly star in and executive produce “the celebrity game show you never knew you needed.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

HDNET Movies is offering a creepy collection of horror classics this Halloween with its “Flick Or Treat” stunt. The four-day block of movies run Friday, October 28 at 8a through Monday, October 31.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Turner Classic Movies’ TCM Classic Film Festival is set for Thursday, April 13 through Sunday, April 16 on Hollywood Boulevard within the theme “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet: Celebrating Film Legacies.” 
(Source: Cynopsis)

Horror thriller “Mid-Century” finds a streaming home on Peacock starting October 24. The film focuses on a couple whose vacation rental turns deadly.
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Comedy Central special “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents:Jordan Klepper Fingers the Midterms – America Unfollows Democracy” follows the increasing number of GOP voters who reject the 2020 election results and consciously nominate people who threaten the election process. The half-hour is set to premiere on November 1 at 11:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Amazon and the NFL are launching a new tradition with the addition of a newly scheduled “Black Friday” game the Friday after Thanksgiving Day. The first-ever NFL “Black Friday” game will take place on November 24, 2023 with an expected kickoff time of 3p. The participating teams will be announced when the 2023 schedule is released. “Thanksgiving is synonymous with football, and we’re excited to give our fans another day of NFL action during this holiday weekend,” said Hans Schroeder, chief operating officer for NFL Media. “Amazon is uniquely positioned to partner with us for this game as ‘Black Friday’ is one of the most important days of the year for their business.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix is rolling out a new feature worldwide that enables users transfer all of their personalized viewing data to a new account. “People move. Families grow. Relationships end. But throughout these life changes, your Netflix experience should stay the same,” wrote Netflix Product Manager Timi Kosztin in a blog post. The feature is being introduced ahead of Netflix’s planned 2023 crackdown on password sharing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS Sports reports huge audiences this past weekend as its coverage across the NFL and college football, garnering 50.418 million viewers in combined average viewership in addition to more than 10 billion minutes consumed. Sunday’s highly-anticipated Bills-Chiefs rematch averaged 25.407 million viewers, the most-watched Week 6 NFL ON CBS game window in 15 years, up 7% over last year’s Week 6 window on CBS. Tennessee’s 52-49 victory over Alabama on Saturday scored as the most-watched Alabama-Tennessee game on record (since 1987) and the most-watched game of the season on any network, averaging 11.557 million viewers and up 145% vs. last year’s meeting.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FOX Deportes saw the San Diego Padres upset of the Los Angeles Dodgers rank as the most-watched MLB Divisional Series in Spanish-language TV history. The four-game series registered an average of 206k total viewers. Games 2, 3,4 were the most-watched games, respectively, in Divisional Series history in Spanish.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ryan Murphy is killing it with true crime series on Netflix. Murphy’s “The Watcher” clocked 125 million hours viewed in its first five days out, while another Murphy series, “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” placed second with 123 million additional hours, for a total of 824 million hours viewed.
(Source: Cynopsis)

For the first time in eight years, ABC’s “Good Morning America” was tops in total viewers (2.98 million) and the A25-54 demo (697,000) for the first four weeks of a season. NBC’s “Today” was second, with 2.78 million viewers and 690,000 among A25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HGTV spinoff “Good Bones: Risky Business” averaged a .51 Live+3 rating among P25-54 and a .71 among W25-54. Attracting more than 11.5 million total viewers during its six-week run on Tuesday nights, the series also averaged a .54 Live+3 rating among upscale P25-54 and a .73 among upscale W25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In syndication, “Jeopardy!” (5.2 Live+SD national Nielsen rating, up 4% from the week before) broke its prior week’s tie with “Family Feud” (4.8, down 4%) to top syndication the week ending October 9. Growing at the category’s fastest pace was game show newcomer “Pictionary,” (0.5, up 25%) which equaled its season high.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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