FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ POWERBALL/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 11/7/22)
DISCOVERY+: Inside the Heist (Premiere)
FOOD NETWORK: Holiday Baking Championship (Premiere) at 8pm
FOOD NETWORK: Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown (Premiere) at 10pm
FREEVEE: Judy Justice (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Behind Every Star (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Deepa & Anoop (Premiere)
TLC: The Culpo Sisters (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: Love It or List It (Finale) at 9pm
VH1: Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (Finale) at 8pm

Massive job cuts at Twitter, anticipated since Elon Musk took control of the company on October 27, commenced on Friday. And it was messy, with numerous employees locked out of their company emails ahead of layoff notifications, and workers locked out of the company’s offices, “to help ensure the safety of each employee as well as Twitter systems and customer data,” said a notice. About half of the company’s 7500 employees lost their jobs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO has canceled “Westworld,” created by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, after four seasons. “Lisa and [Jonathan] have taken viewers on a mind-bending odyssey, raising the bar at every step,” read a statement from HBO. “We are tremendously grateful to them, along with their immensely talented cast, producers and crew, and all of our partners at Kilter Films, Bad Robot and Warner Bros. Television.” The dystopian drama was a critical success, but cost about $10 million per episode to produce and has experienced a steady decline in viewership.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also axed is MSNBC weekend show “Cross Connection,” launched in 2020. “It is my hope that the last two years at MSNBC have been disruptive and transformative, changing how politics are discussed and making policy more digestible,” said host Tiffany Cross. “It was the opportunity of a lifetime to create a show the culture would be proud to keep trending every weekend.” The network will fill the timeslot with rotating hosts for the time being.
(Source: Cynopsis)

And “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” is the latest show to hit the chopping block at The CW, according to a tweet from series star Colin Mochrie. “In January, we shoot our final season,” he posted. The improvisational comedy show, currently in its 11th season, joins “Nancy Drew,” “Riverdale,” “DC’s Stargirl” and “The Flash” at cancellation station.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 NBC gave a put pilot commitment to “Grosse Point Garden Society,”from Jenna Bans and Bill Krebs (“Good Girls”). The drama follows four members of a garden club who get caught up in a murder.
(Source: Cynopsis)

UK-based 101 Films International reported international sales of the feature film “Fear the Invisible Man,” a remake of the HG Wells classic novel The Invisible Man. The period action thriller has been acquired by Screen Media, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment company for North America, Factoris for France, 101 Films in the UK, Dolphin in Germany and Superfine in India.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime has picked up the six-part limited series “George & Tammy,”starring Jessica Chastain (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”) and Michael Shannon (“Nocturnal Animals”) and set a debut date of December 4 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu’s “Back in the Groove” kicks off with a four-night event starting Monday, December 5. The reality series places three single women in their 40s in a resort where the goal is to rediscover their youth – and possibly find love with men half their age.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dave Chappelle will host NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” on November 12, his third post-election appearance in the role. Rap duo Black Star will serve as musical guests.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy Central has a new one-hour special from Jeff Dunham premiering Friday, November 25 at 8p. “Jeff Dunham: Me the People” is the comedian’s 11th standup special.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Next year’s F1 race in Las Vegas has been officially announced as the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023. It will be the first ever Saturday F1 race, taking place at night on November 18.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The BBC announced extensive digital, TV and audio coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, including live text commentaries, fixtures, results, previews, post-match reports and analysis of all 64 matches plus stadium guides and video features, available on a special World Cup landing page.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Halloween Wars” finale posted a .8 P18+/ 1.1 W18+ Live+3 rating, up +11% and +7% respectively vs. last season, with this season reaching more than 10 million P2+ viewers. Food Network wrapped October as a top 5 non-news/sports cable network among W18+ in Prime (#5) and Total Day (#3).
(Source: Cynopsis)

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $1.9 Billion

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Black Adam – $18.5 million
One Piece Film: Red – $9.5 million
Ticket To Paradise – $8.5 million
Smile – $4 million
Prey For The Devil – $3.9 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)


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