FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ 2022 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS/ POWERBALL/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 11/21/22)
BRAVO: Below Deck (Premiere) at 8pm
HULU: Death in the Dorms (Premiere)
NETFLIX: StoryBots: Answer Time (Premiere)
PEACOCK: Pounding Instincts (Premiere)
PEACOCK: Life We Share (Premiere)
HBO: The Vow (Finale) at 9pm
VH1: The Surreal Life (Finale) at 10pm

Bob Iger, CEO of Disney from 2005-2020, is returning to run the company. He replaces Bob Chapek, who is stepping down immediately. “We thank Bob Chapek for his service to Disney over his long career, including navigating the company through the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic,” said Susan Arnold, Chairman of the Board for Disney, in a statement on Sunday night. “The Board has concluded that as Disney embarks on an increasingly complex period of industry transformation, Bob Iger is uniquely situated to lead the Company through this pivotal period.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season five premiere of “Yellowstone” drew 15.7 million viewers in Live+3 Nielsens, making it the most-watched show on all of TV in 2022 and the most watched cable premiere since “The Walking Dead” in 2017. The debut was simulcast across Paramount, CMT, Pop and TV Land. “The premiere night was up across all demos, most interestingly with younger viewers up nearly 60%, proving this franchise still has a lot of room to grow,” said Chris McCarthy, President/CEO of Showtime/Paramount Media Networks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO anthology series “The White Lotus” has been renewed for season three. Season two, set in Sicily, debuted on October 30 and will conclude on December 11. Its first episode has been watched by more than 7.6 million viewers, and last week the series hit an all-time weekly high, ranking as the #1 title overall on HBO Max. Thanks to creator Mike White are in order, noted Francesca Orsi, EVP, HBO Programming, Head of HBO Drama Series and Films. “It’s impossible not to be awestruck by how Mike orchestrated one of the buzziest and most critically acclaimed shows. And yet, he’s only continued to reach new heights in season 2, which is the ultimate testament to Mike’s raw, unparalleled vision,” said Orsi. “His courage to explore the uncharted waters of the human psyche, paired with his signature irreverent humor and buoyant directing style, have us all dreaming of more vacation days at the resort we’ve come to adore.” Back atcha, said White, who is also the series’ writer and director: There’s no place I’d rather work than HBO and there’s no people I’d rather partner with than Casey Bloys, Francesca Orsi, Nora Skinner and their incredible team. I feel so lucky to get this opportunity again.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

David E. Kelley crime drama “Avalon,” which landed a straight-to-series order from ABC in February, is not moving forward at the alphabet net after all. Producers A+E Studios and 20th Television are expected to look for a new home for the series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS News has suspended its Twitter activity in the wake of Elon Musk’s chaotic takeover of the company. “In light of the uncertainty around Twitter and out of an abundance of caution, CBS News is pausing its activity on the social media site as it continues to monitor the platform,” said Jonathan Vigliotti, CBS News national correspondent, on Friday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Television Academy announced its newly-elected Board of Governors, who will serve two-year terms. Serving their first terms are Bobbi Banks (Sound Editors), Eric Becker (Lighting, Camera & Technical Arts); Mary Lou Belli (Directors);Hillary Bibicoff (Professional Representatives); Patrick Cady, ASC (Cinematographers); Lamb Chamberlin (Animation); Megan Chao (Documentary Programming); Tessandra Chavez (Choreography); Yvette Cobarrubias (Commercials); David Hartle (Production Executives); Christina Lee (Public Relations); Robert M. Malachowski Jr., ACE (Picture Editors); Lynn Renee Maxcy (Writers); Eddie Perez (Stunts); Gloria Ponce (Children’s Programming); and Kimberly Wannop (Art Directors/Set Decorators). Twelve governors are returning for a second term.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Friday was Joshua Johnson’s last day on streamer NBC News Now. Johnson’s Twitter followers had a heads up. “Creating and anchoring @NBCNowTonight has been an honor,” he wrote. “Tonight (Fri Nov 18), that journey ends.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kandi Burruss revealed during an Amazon Live broadcast that her “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” spinoff “Kandi & the Gang” was not picked up for a second season on Bravo. Buruss will, however, be returning for season 15 of “RHOA.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rochelle Neil (“The Nevers”), Yazmin Belo (“What Just Happened”) and Saffron Coomber (“Eastenders”) have been cast as the leads in drama “Three Little Birds,” currently filming in The Midlands for ITV in the UK and BritBox International in the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa and Nordics in 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A+E Networks EMEA has commissioned “Cops Who Kill,” lifting the lid on cases of murder and betrayal by police officers. Produced by ITNP Productions, the series is slated to premiere on UK’s Crime+Investigation.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC is developing family drama series “Life, Changing,” from DJ Nash and Dana Honor (“A Million Little Things”). Nash is writing and exec producing, while Honor is exec producing through her Defining Eve Productions. Universal Television is producing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Dallas” alum Patrick Duffy is returning for another spin on CBS daytime soap “The Bold and the Beautiful” on November 23. He’ll be joined by actress Linda Purl (“The Office”), his real-life girlfriend, who will play his character’s significant other on the show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC reality spinoff “America’s Got Talent: All-Stars” premieres Monday, January 2 at 8p. Each week, 10 acts will perform for the judges for the chance to move on to the finals. The AGT Superfans will also vote on one additional act per episode to move on to the finals.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Original series “Bosé” will premiere Thursday, December 1 on Paramount+. All six episodes of the biopic based on the life of Spanish singer-songwriter Miguel Bosé will be available to stream in Spanish and dubbed in English upon launch. The show was one of the top scripted series when it debuted on Paramount+ in Latin America in November.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Not a football fan? Spinoff “Criminal Minds: Evolution” premieres with two episodes on Thanksgiving Day, November 24 on Paramount+. The series continues CBS’ “Criminal Minds” series, which ran from 2005-2020.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Travesuras de la Nina Mala” (Bad Girl), based on the by Mario Vargas Llosa, will premiere on ViX+ on December 8, with new episodes weekly. Macarena Achaga (“The Wrath of God,” “Father of the Bride”) and Juan Pablo Di Pace (“The Mattachine Family”) star in the original production filmed in Paris, London, and Mexico City.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Mariah Carey will open for Santa Claus at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24. Carey will perform “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” of course.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Episode title of the week: In TLC’s “Dr. Pimple Popper: With Every Cyst-mas Card I Write,” Dr. Lee and her medical assistant recreate scenes from their favorite holiday movies and make cards for their patients, as well as help patients look and feel their best festive selves. The one-hours special airs Thursday, December 15 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shania Twain will receive the “Music Icon” award at the “People’s Choice Awards,” airing Tuesday, December 6 at 9p on NBC and E!.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MeTV is remembering the late French actor Robert Clary with episodes showcasing his “Hogan’s Heroes” character. The tribute will air today, November 21 through Wednesday, November 23 at 10p and 10:30p. Clary died November 16 at age 96.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ovation TV will celebrate the holiday season with a linear lineup of holiday movies as well as free programming on the Ovation NOW app starting December 1. Offerings include Nutcracker productions, the premiere of “The Story of Santa,” and films starring Natasha Henstridge (“The Christmas Switch”), Jay Mohr (“Christmas Do Over”), Wee Man (“Elf-Man”), and Linda Hamilton (“Home by Christmas”), among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Peacock’s “Sean Patton: Number One,” a stand-up comedy event produced by “SNL” cast member Michael Che, explores everything from Patton’s obsessive-compulsive disorder to his madhouse of an upbringing. “Sean Patton is one of my favorite comedians to watch perform,” said Che. “He’s incredibly original, thoughtful, and doesn’t let fear get in the way of his truth.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“24 Hours After: The JFK Assassination,” an original podcast from The History Channel, will unpack the tragic day with the Secret Service agent who jumped on Kennedy’s car after the shots were fired, a White House pool reporter who chased JFK’s car to the hospital and saw LBJ sworn in, as well as scholars who shed a light on often overlooked details from the story. Launch date is November 22, with new episodes dropping Tuesdays.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Beyblade is collaborating with online game platform Roblox to create branded in-game activations within fighting game Ultra Power and climbing game Tower of Misery. The new content will be available for mobile, console, PC and Tablet starting from Thanksgiving weekend.
(Source: Cynopsis)

2022 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (50TH ANNUAL) – COMPLETE WINNERS LIST
https://www.eonline.com/news/1355039/american-music-awards-2022-see-the-complete-list-of-winners

POWERBALL
Today’s Jackpot is $20 million

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – $67.3 million
The Menu – $9 million
The Chosen Season 3: Episode 1 & 2 – $8.2 million
Black Adam – $4.5 million
Ticket To Paradise – $3.2 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)


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