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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 12/16/22)
AMC+: Litvinenko (Premiere)
DISCOVERY: From the Source (Premiere)
DISCOVERY: Ranch to Table (Premiere)
NETFLIX: The Recruit (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Cook at All Costs (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Paradise PD; A Storm for Christmas (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Dance Monsters (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Summer Job (Premiere)
NETFLIX: LOL: Last One Laughing (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Far From Home (Premiere)
PARAMOUNT+: Metallica Presents: The Helping Hands Concert (Premiere)
PBS: Craft in America (Premiere) at 9pm
WE TV: Love After Lockup (Premiere)
Apple TV+: Shantaram (Finale)

(SATURDAY 12/17/22)
DISCOVERY+: Jamie vs Britney: The Father Daughter Trials (Premiere)
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Austin Butler, Musical Guest: Lizzo (Premiere) at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 12/18/22)
PARAMOUNT+: 1923 (Premiere)
CNN: This Is Life with Lisa Ling (Finale) at 9p and 10p

Trevor Noah will take his third turn as host of the Grammys. “I don’t think it’s normal to host it once, so I don’t have a great frame of reference for this,” said Noah. The show, airing February 5 on CBS, has five new categories this year, including Songwriter of the Year and Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games and Other Interactive Media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ana Cabrera confirmed her exit from CNN. After nearly a decade at the network, the CNN Newsroom anchor has reportedly been eyeing an opening at NBCUniversal. In a statement, she said it is time for her “to embrace new challenges and opportunities.” Cabrera’s final show will air on December 22 at 1p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The “Survivor” season 43 winner pledged to donate the total sum of his million-dollar prize to veterans. Fifty-two-year-old Mike Gabler is the second-oldest player to win the title of sole survivor and has made history as the first to donate his entire paycheck to charity. In Wednesday’s season finale, Gabler told host Jeff Probst, “There are people that need money more…We’re gonna save lives and do something good. Season 43, all of us did this.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Year of Murphy: Ryan Murphy and Eddie Murphy will be honored at the 80th Golden GlobesFor his Netflix series “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” which is also nominated for Best Limited Series, Anthology Series or TV Movie, Ryan Murphy will walk away with the kudocast’s fourth Carol Burnett Award. No recipient was named last year when the Globes were boycotted for protests related to discrimination. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Wednesday that Eddie Murphy will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. The ceremony is slated for January 10 at 8p.

Henry Cavill confirmed that he will not return to “The Witcher.” Liam Hemsworth was cast as Geralt of Rivia, which Cavill played for the first three seasons, when it was expected Cavill would reprise his role as Superman in a new DC superhero movie. Turns out Cavill will not be playing the Man of Steel again after all, amid plans to revamp the franchise, but that won’t affect the recast of his TV role.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 “Yellowjackets” was renewed for season three ahead of season two premiere. The series will return on March 24 on demand for Showtime subscribers, before making its on-air debut on March 26.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix greenlit Alaskan wilderness competition series “Outlast.” The eight-episode series is the first unscripted series from Jason Bateman’s Aggregate Films and Nomad Entertainment, and will follow 16 competitors in their fight to outlast each other in the wild. The series is set to launch in 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Standing By” is moving forward as Hulu orders the series from 20th Television Animation. From creators Dan Levy and Ally Pankiw, the series will follow the melodrama of everyday life from the perspective of Guardian Angels, and will star Dan Levy, David Tennant, Natalie Palmides, Glenn Close, Poppy Liu and Samira Wiley.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+ expands its mythical quest with spinoff series “Mere Mortals.” The upcoming eight-episode comedy from Ashly Burch, David Hornsby and Charlie Day will explore the players of the video game world, as well as those who are impacted by the game.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC ordered a pilot for the medical drama “The Hurt Unit.” From “Promised Land” creator Matt Lopez, “SEAL Team” showrunner John Glenn and “(500) Days of Summer” director Marc Webb, the series will place a team of trauma surgeons under the microscope as they race to treat the patients who can’t get to the hospital in time.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is developing a new series with STARZ. Executive produced by the rapper, “Flightland” is a scripted drama written by Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan and Marlon Smith, set in the world of British boxing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ViX+ partnered with Mark Johnson’s Gran Via Productions and Exile Content Studio for a new original series. “Amén” will tell the story of a Mexican priest who was accused in 1998 of corruption, graft and sexual abuse of minors by members of his congregation and students of the Catholic religious order he founded.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Julie Harkin partnered with Nathan Toth to form a new casting company. Harkin and Toth have a slate of upcoming projects including “Culprits,” “Criminal Record” and “The Sixth Commandment.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

An HBO Max rock climbing competition series starring Jason Momoa will premiere on January 12. Created by Momoa through his production company On the Roam, and climber Chris Sharma and The Intellectual Property Corporation, three episodes of “The Climb” will debut on the release date, followed by three new episodes the following week, and the final two episodes on January 26.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The History Channel will premiere a new nonfiction series with Pierce Brosnan. Hosted by the actor, “History’s Greatest Heists With Pierce Brosnan” will recreate and offer first-person accounts of the schemes of criminal masterminds. The eight-episode series debuts February 7 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hulu original docuseries “The 1619 Project” launches on January 26. The first two episodes will stream exclusively on Hulu, followed by two episodes released every Thursday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Kindred Spirits” returns to the Travel Channel and discovery+ on January 20. Paranormal investigators Amy Bruni and Adam Berry, and psychic medium Chip Coffey will debut 10 new one-hour episodes to help those who have experienced spirit activity.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Power Book II: Ghost” will return on March 17. The Starz drama series spinoff from the “Power” franchise will star Michael Rainey Jr., Mary J. Blige, Shane Johnson and Gianni Paolo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 finalists will take to the field on Sunday. Argentina and France, the champion of the 2018 World Cup, will face off for victory at 10a on Sunday. Viewers can watch on FOX and FOX Sports, Peacock and Telemundo Deportes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Announcer John Strong and Analyst Stu Holden will call the FIFA World Cup Final with Jenny Taft from the sidelines. Live coverage will begin at 9a on FOX. The third-place match between Croatia and Morocco will air tomorrow at 10a, with broadcasters Derek Raw and Aly Wagner on the call.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Duran Duran, New Edition, South Korean rapper j-hope and TikTok sensation Jax will perform on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2023.” Select organizations will also be honored as Culture Catalysts and highlighted during this year’s broadcast event.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas To All!” special will air on December 20. With a performance from The Rockettes and a full repertoire of Carey’s holiday hits, the two-hour concert special is slated to premiere on CBS at 8p. The show will also be available for subscribers to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

More than a dozen shows are leaving HBO Max. Warner Bros. Discovery plans to license 13 of its HBO Max originals to third-party free streaming services: “Westworld,” “The Nevers,” “Finding Magic Mike,” “Head of the Class,” “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” “Raised by Wolves,” “FBOY Island,” “Legendary,” “Gordita Chronicles,” “The Garcias,” “Love Life,” “Made for Love” and “Minx.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

FETV wishes viewers a “Perry Christmas” with six Perry Mason movies on Christmas Day, airing from noon to midnight.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 finalists will take to the field on Sunday. Argentina and France, the champion of the 2018 World Cup, will face off for victory at 10a on Sunday. Viewers can watch on FOX and FOX Sports, Peacock and Telemundo Deportes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Announcer John Strong and Analyst Stu Holden will call the FIFA World Cup Final with Jenny Taft from the sidelines. Live coverage will begin at 9a on FOX. The third-place match between Croatia and Morocco will air tomorrow at 10a, with broadcasters Derek Raw and Aly Wagner on the call.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jalyn Hall will portray Martin Luther King Jr. in “Genius: MLK/X.” The series will focus on the relationship between MLK and Malcolm X, played by Aaron Pierre. Hall will star alongside Weruche Opia as Coretta Scott King, Jayme Lawson as Betty Shabazz and Ron Cephas Jones as ELijah Muhammad. Kelvin Harrison Jr. will play the adult MLK in the series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Henry Lloyd Hughes, Moran Rosenblatt, Sam Woolf and Michael Aloni have joined Hulu’s “We Were the Lucky Ones.” The limited series based on Georgia Hunter’s bestselling novel will follow a Jewish family that is separated at the onset of World War II, and will be helmed by “Fosse/Verdon” director Thomas Kail.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Shazam” star Jack Dylan Grazer has joined “Spiderwick Chronicles.”Grazer will voice Thimbletack, a boggart living in the walls of the Spiderwick Estate.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Avatar: The Way of Water – Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang,  Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Joel David Moore. CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Brendan Cowell

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $429 million.

You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $149 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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