FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ POWERBALL/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 10/24/22)
HULU: Wild Crime (Premiere)
TNT: Million Dollar Wheels (Premiere) at 10pm
VH1: The Surreal Life (Premiere) at 9pm
DISCOVERY+: We Bought a Funeral Home (Finale)
TV ONE: ATL Homicide (Finale) at 10pm
OUT TV: X-Rated City: NYC (Finale)
OUT TV: Dr. Jackie (Finale)

As criticism for sensationalism in “The Crown” grew fiercer in the wake of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Netflix added a disclaimer to the season five trailer: “Inspired by real events, this fictional dramatization tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II and the political and personal events that shaped her reign.” The new season starts in the 1990s, amid Charles and Diana’s troubled marriage.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC gave a full season order for freshman spin-off “The Rookie: Feds,” for a total of 22 episodes. The police drama is doing especially well in Live+7 multiplatform viewing, seeing a lift from an average 2.2 million viewers to 6.4 million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Prime Video’s critically acclaimed dramedy “As We See It,” following twentysomething roommates on the autism spectrum, has been canceled after one season. The series was created by Jason Katims (“Parenthood”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

A daily two-hour news block launches today, October 24 on Allen Media Group‘s African American-focused news, lifestyle, sports and entertainment platform theGrio. “The Grio With Eboni K. Williams” and “The Grio With Mark Lamont Hill” will be hosted by lawyer, author and television personality Williams (“The Real Housewives of New York City), and author, activist, and scholar Hill (“BET News”). The two “will bring much-needed new voices to the global conversation,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “The Grio News has a strong and trusted relationship with the Black community. Allen Media Group is committed to investing heavily in The Grio, working with the best talent, and increasing our worldwide distribution as we continue to deliver excellence.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” broke the Spotify record for most streams of an album in a single day. “How did I get this lucky, having you guys out here doing something this mind blowing?! Like what even just happened?!” posted the singer to her fans.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will not be hosting pressconferences during the current awards cycle. Press conferences exclusively for HFPA members, among other practices, had come under scrutiny in 2021, leading NBC to pull the show. The 2023 ceremony airs January 10.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sunday’s season finale of HBO’s “House of Dragon” was leaked onlineahead of time, and HBO wasn’t happy. “We are aware that the tenth episode of ‘House of the Dragon’ has been posted on illegal torrent sites,” said a network spokesperson. “It appears to have originated from a distribution partner in the EMEA region. HBO is aggressively monitoring and pulling these copies from the internet. We’re disappointed that this unlawful action has disrupted the viewing experience for loyal fans of the show, who will get to see a pristine version of the episode when it premieres Sunday on HBO and HBO Max, where it will stream exclusively in 4K.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC’s “Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches” has a new premiere date: Sunday, January 8. The date announced at New York Comic Con earlier this month was January 5. Based on Rice’s trilogy, Lives of the Mayfair Witches, the 8-episode series focuses on an intuitive young neurosurgeon who discovers that she is the unlikely heir to a family of witches.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scripps Networks unveiled a slate of five new original holiday moviesto premiere on ION and Bounce, featuring Billy Baldwin, Vivica A. Fox, Jackee Harry and Tom Arnold. First up: “The Case of the Christmas Diamond,” making its debut on ION on November 20 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tichina Arnold (“The Neighborhood”) is set to host the first Paramount Music Showcase, slated to take place on Thursday, October 27 at Chelsea Music Hall in NYC. Curated by the Paramount Music, Creative and Production teams in partnership with Paramount’s Office of Global Inclusion, the event showcases emerging music artists from underrepresented communities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The NBA on TNT’s opening week saw the network’s doubleheader last week average 1.8 million viewers, up 32% vs. last year’s comparable doubleheader. NBA on TNT had its most-viewed four-game opening week since 2018, averaging 2.6 million viewers (up 23% vs. TNT’s NBA Opening Week coverage last year).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Speaking of the NBA, the league and Marvel Studios tipped off a co-promotional campaign, in advance of the upcoming “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” film. The campaign, dubbed “NBA Forever”, tipped off with a mashup promotional video that ran across NBA and Marvel Studios social and digital platforms featuring a lineup of NBA stars, infusing their on-court performances with a sneak peek of the upcoming film.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship” posted a .8 Live+3 rating for P25-54, up 20% vs. prior week and ranking as the #1 non-new/sports program in its time slot among P25-54 and W25-54. “Halloween Cookie Challenge” posted a .6 rating among P25-54, up 28% from the prior week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $610 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Black Adam – $67 million
Ticket To Paradise – $16.3 million
Smile – $8.4 million
Halloween Ends – $8 million
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile – $4.2 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)


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