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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 12/22/22)
ALLBLK: Snap
HBO MAX: The Head
HBO MAX: I Hate Suzie
HULU: Ekin-Su & Davide: Homecomings
NETFLIX: Alice in Borderland
PEACOCK: The Best Man: Final Chapters
HBO: Branson (Finale) at 10pm
WE TV: Hip Hop Homicides at 9pm

“I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone foolish enough to take the job!” tweeted Elon Musk after Twitter users called for his resignation in a poll Musk himself posted. Once a replacement is found, Musk said he will “just run the software & servers teams.” Since acquiring Twitter in October, Musk has alienated many users and advertisers with layoffs and haphazard policy changes. Or, as Dan Ives, managing director of equity research at Wedbush Securities put it, “It’s essentially been a debacle of epic proportions.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

 “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have secured a $20 million investment for their AI startup, Deep Voodoo. The new funding, led by Connect Ventures, will be used to “accelerate Deep Voodoo’s development of its leading deepfake technology, cost-effective visual effects services and original synthetic media projects,” said the company’s announcement.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Broadway icon Patti LuPone has taken a role in Disney+ “WandaVision” spinoff “Agatha: Coven of Chaos,” reports Deadline. LuPone joins Kathryn Hahn, reprising her role as Agatha.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season three of Nat Geo’s “Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller” premieres Wednesday, January 18 at 9p. The docuseries follows journalist van Zeller as she explores the underworld’s illegitimate markets.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Velma” makes its debut on HBO Max on January 12. The animated series tells the origin story of Velma Dinkley (Mindy Kaling), the brains behind the Scooby-Doo gang of mystery solvers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” is back for lucky season 13 on Tuesday, February 7 at 9p, with the Garden State ladies learning that when it comes to love and betrayal, you reap what you sow.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BYUtv announced its slate of winter 2023 programming, including season eight of hidden-camera series “Random Acts,” season five of “All-Round Champion” featuring para-athletes, and season three of family competition “Survivalists,” all premiering Sunday, January 15, and season five of the service-focused “Making Good,” arriving February 5. Also joining the network lineup is teen sci-fi drama “Silverpoint”; the full first season drops digitally on February 5.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV’s “Women of Country” Saturday Stack event starts January at 12p, with the spotlight on Tanya Tucker and Dolly Parton in “The Big Interview.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

United in Song: Ringing in the New Year” celebrates the diversity of American music, on New Year’s Eve at 9:30p on PBS (check local listings). The special was filmed before a live audience in Marietta, Ohio.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Access Hollywood” host Mario Lopez and Ana Gasteyer (“American Auto”) will host NBC’s broadcast of the 134th Rose Parade on January 2 in Pasadena, CA. It’s NBC’s 96th year broadcasting the parade, first on radio and then, starting in 1954, on television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Musical guests for “Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party,” hosted by Miley Cyrus and Dolly Parton, include singer-songwriter Fletcher, rapper Latto, LA rock band Liily, hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd, and Sia. “Saturday Night Live” cast members Chloe Fineman, Sarah Sherman and comedy group Please Don’t Destroy will also make appearances. The party starts December 31 at 10:30p on NBC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix is launching 30 hours of workout videos from the Nike Training Club, starting December 30. Workouts will be available across fitness levels and in 10 languages.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Bleacher Report app wrapped the year #1 in time spent against its competitive set in sports, with 116.8 minutes/month spent per user, and the B/R Web + app audience up 171% year over year among users 18-34. House of Highlights was #1 in all of sports on social for followers and views, boasting 62.6 million cross-platform followers, up 41% year over year and 27.7 billion views, up 154%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix’s “Wednesday” was watched for nearly 6 billion minutes during its first five days, starting November 23. Its premiere week is second only to season four of “Stranger Things.”
(Source: Cynopsis)


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