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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 1/20/23)
APPLE TV+: Shape Island (Premiere)
APPLE TV+: Truth Be Told (Premiere)
HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher (Premiere) at 10pm
HBO: Game Theory With Bomani Jones (Premiere) at 11pm
MTV: The Real Friends of WeHo (Premiere)at 9pm
NETFLIX: Shahmaran (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Bling Empire: New York (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Represent (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Shanty Town (Premiere)
TRAAVEL CHANNEL: Kindred Spirits (Premiere)at 9pm

(SATURDAY 1/21/23)
OWN: Love & Marriage: DC (Premiere) at 8pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live – Host: Aubrey Plaza, Musical Guest: Sam Smith at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 1/22/23)
FOX: Accused (Premiere) at 10pm

Netflix added 7.66 million subscribers in the fourth quarter, handily besting the 4.57 million analysts had forecast. Revenue of $7.82 billion edged near the $7.85 billion expected, but earnings per share came in at 12 cents, a big miss from the 45 cents projected. Netflix also revealed that co-CEO Reed Hastings is stepping down and transitioning to the role of Executive Chairman. Chief Operating Officer Greg Peters has been promoted to share the co-CEO title with Ted Sarandos.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“I want to thank Reed for his visionary leadership, mentorship and friendship over the last 20 years,” said Sarandos. “We’ve all learned so much from his intellectual rigor, honesty and willingness to take big bets – and we look forward to working with him for many more years to come. Since Reed started to delegate management to us, Greg and I have built a strong operating model based on our shared values and like-minded approach to growth. I am so excited to start this new chapter with Greg as co-CEO.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

“60 Minutes” has a new face: former ABC News White House correspondent Cecilia Vega is joining the team of CBS’s venerable newsmagazine. “Cecilia Vega is a sensational reporter and storyteller. I have admired her work for a long, long time and couldn’t be more excited to welcome her to ’60 Minutes’,” said the show’s executive producer, Bill Owens. “Her new colleagues couldn’t agree more.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Starz renewed “Outlander” for an eighth, and final, 10-episode season.“For nearly a decade ‘Outlander’ has won the hearts of audiences worldwide and we’re pleased to bring Claire and Jamie’s epic love story to a proper conclusion,” said Kathryn Busby, President, Original Programming for Starz. “But before we close this chapter there is plenty of their passionate story to tell.” Season seven premieres this summer. While the period drama is coming to a close, prequel series “Blood of My Blood” has been greenlit.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season two finale of HBO Max’s “Gossip Girl” on January 26 will double as the series ender. “We are very grateful to showrunner/executive producer Joshua Safran, and executive producers Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz for bringing us back to the Upper East Side and all the scandals at Constance Billard,” HBO Max said in a statement. On Instagram, Safran said producers are looking for a new home for the show, but acknowledged that “in this climate, that might prove an uphill battle.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of acquired British drama “The Lazarus Project,” slated for January 23 on TNT, has been postponed. The show joins delays on Warner Bros. Discovery sib TBS for season four of “Miracle Workers,” which was supposed to kick off January 16, and season two of “The Cube,” which had been slated to debut January 8. The date changes “will allow us to better support the three series later this year,” said a TNets rep.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A+E Networks, Comcast, Netflix and Nielsen are among the companiesearning the highest score (five stars) in Newsweek’s list of America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity. The list is made up of companies that employees say respect and value different kinds of people.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Pradeeps of Pittsburgh” scored a straight-to-series order from Amazon Freevee. The immigrant comedy inspired by the experiences of Vijal Patel (“black-ish”) stars Naveen Andrews (“The Dropout”), Sindhu Vee (“Starstruck”) and Megan Hilty (“Smash”). Producers are Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Love Nature has greenlit a new original commission, Gladiators,” from Talesmith. The series depicts battles in the animal kingdom.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Anchor Entertainment has partnered with Blumhouse Television for “Look into my Eyes.” Director Brent Hodge (“Pharma Bro”) is attached as director. The four-part true crime series will premiere Thursday, May 4 on SundanceTV and AMC+, telling the story of Dr. George Kenney and his fall from grace after 10 years as a beloved principal at North Port High School in Florida where he practiced hypnosis on students.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tatyana Ali, who played Ashley Banks in “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” will recur as a guest star on season two of Peacock reboot “Bel-Air.” The sophomore run launches February 23.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cineflix Productions is partnering with Anthony Rapp (“Rent”) on “Surviving Hollywood.” The docuseries will unravel Hollywood’s culture, with Rapp – who accused Kevin Spacey of making unwanted sexual advances – of breaking down the “hostile underbelly of power dynamics, abuse, discrimination, corruption, and misogyny” that permeates the industry.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Allen Media Group gave a “firm go” for “Fast: Home Rescue,” a broadcast syndication offering for fall 2023. The one-hour weekly home renovation series highlights families impacted by natural disasters as it follows disaster-relief organization Reach Out Worldwide.
(Source: Cynopsis)

History Channel’s “History’s Greatest of All Time,” hosted and exec produced by NFL star Peyton Manning, premieres Monday, February 6 at 10p. The series counts down the top ten G.O.A.T.s across a single category during each hour-long episode.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Heading back for its 29th season is HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” on Tuesday, January 24 at 10p. Topics this time around include the role Brett Favre is alleged to have played in redirecting millions of dollars away from poor residents to his own project.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also returning to HBO for a new season is “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.” On Sunday, February 19 at 11p, the comedian/actor/writer kicks off the satirical current event series’ tenth run.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season five of Fuse’s “Made From Scratch” launches Wednesday, February 8. In the unscripted series, celebrities cook their favorite dishes while sharing memories about loved ones that inspired them.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple TV+’s “Schmigadoon!” is back for season two on Friday, April 7, with Titus Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”) and Patrick Page(“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark”) joining the cast. The streamer’s “Ted Lasso” will return for season three in spring 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Judd Apatow will fourpeat as host of the DGA Awards, taking place February 18. “I am so honored to host the DGA Awards for the fourth time,” said Apatow. “If I was ever nominated, I would stop.” Apatow hosted the ceremony in 2018, 2020 and 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Documentary “Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power,” telling the story of the local fight for voting rights and Black Power in Lowndes County, Alabama, begins streaming on Peacock on Thursday, February 2. 
(Source: Cynopsis)

The 22nd edition of “Super Bowl Greatest Commercials: Battle of the Decades” airs Wednesday, February 8 at 8p on CBS. Boomer Esiason (“The NFL Today”) and Daniela Ruah (“NCIS: Los Angeles”) host.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BET+ original film “The Reading,” starring Mo’Nique Hicks as a widowed author, and executive produced by Lee Daniels, premieres February 2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The double premiere of Telemundo’s “La Casa de los Famosos 3” and the eighth season of “El Señor de los Cielos” positioned the network as #1 in broadcast and cable, regardless of language, on Tuesday night, delivering an 8-11p primetime average of 762,000 A8-49 and 270,000 A18-34, according to Nielsen. The two-hour launch of “El Señor de los Cielos” delivered an average of 857,000 A18-49 and 304,000 A18-34, propelling the production to the #1 spot among primetime dramas regardless of language.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News Digital closed out 2022 having secured more than 18 billion multiplatform views, over 34 billion multiplatform minutes and averaged 82.7 million monthly multiplatform unique visitors, according to Comscore. The Fox News mobile app finished 2022 averaging 6.3 million monthly unique visitors.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of “The Last of Us” drew in the highest viewership for an HBO Max release in Latin America in its first 24 hours on the platform, surpassing the launch of the first episodes of “House of the Dragon” and “Euphoria” (season 2).
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Missing – Storm Reid, Nia Long, Joaquim De Almeida, Ken Leung, Amy Landecker Daniel Henney, Megan Suri, Tim Griffin, Tracy Vilar
The Son – Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Kirby, Zen McGrath, William Hope, Akie Kotabe Hugh Quarshie, Danielle Lewis
When You Finish Saving The World (Limited Release) – Julianne Moore, Finn Wolfhard, Alisha Boe, Billy Bryk, Jay O. Sanders, Eleonore Hendricks

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $20 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 $473 million

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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