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FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 1/25/23)
DISNEY+: Mia in the Multiverse (Premiere)
HULU: Extraordinary (Premiere)
ID: Homicide Hunter: American Detective (Premiere) at 10pm
KANAL D: El Pecado del Amor (Premiere) at 8:20pm
NETFLIX: Against the Ropes (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Love Never Lies: Poland (Premiere)

The Justice Department and a group of eight state sued Google on Tuesday, seeking to break up its online advertising business. In the agency’s first antitrust lawsuit against a tech giant under President Biden, Google is accused of “engaging in a systematic campaign to seize control of the wide swath of high-tech tools used by publishers, advertisers and brokers to facilitate digital advertising.” The lawsuit asks for Google to be forced to sell its suite of ad technology products and cease engaging in allegedly anticompetitive practices.
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Rupert Murdoch has called off his proposal to recombine News Corp. and Fox Corp., citing concerns that a merger “is not optimal for the shareholders” of either company right now. In October, the companies formed a committee to explore a deal.
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CBS renewed “The Neighborhood” for a sixth season. “’The Neighborhood’ has become a hit by not only delivering laughs but by telling stories of cultural impact,” said CBS Entertainment president Amy Reisenbach. “From gentrification to Black Lives Matter, to addiction and pregnancy loss, the incredible writers and this amazing cast push boundaries and endlessly entertain us.” The series is CBS’s second longest-running comedy, after “Young Sheldon.”
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Disney’s upfront presentation this year will take place May 16 at NYC’s recently renovated Javits Center. The event was held last year at Basketball City, and for years pre-Covid at Lincoln Center. Jimmy Kimmel will return as emcee.
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Chris Stapleton will sing the national anthem at this year’s Super Bowl and Babyface will belt out “America the Beautiful, while “Abbott Elementary” star Sheryl Lee Ralph is set to perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” As previously announced, Rihanna will star in the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show on February 12.
(Source: Cynopsis)

After Netflix picked up Sundance Film Festival relationship drama “Fair Play” for a reported $20 million, Apple followed suit, paying about the same amount for Dublin-set Sundance hit “Flora and Son.”
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“Malcolm in the Middle” star Frankie Muniz has partnered with NEO Studios (“Life After”) to develop and produce “Frankie in the Fastlane” (wt), a docuseries tracking Muniz’s pursuit to achieve his life-long dream of racing NASCAR.
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Medical drama “Wolf” nabbed a pilot order from NBC. The show, from writer/producer Michael Grassi, producer/director Lee Toland Krieger, and EP Greg Berlanti, centers on a larger-than-life neurosurgeon and his team of interns.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Vice TV ordered a series based on the Super70sSports Twitter feed. “Super Maximum Retro Show,” launching Tuesday, March 7 at 10p, comes from Jimmy Kimmel’s Kimmelot and ITV America.
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Entertainment One has closed a two-year exclusive first look television and new media deal with JuVee Productions, the production company of actress and film producer Viola Davis and film producer husband Julius Tennon. “Viola and Julius’ powerhouse partnership has impacted audiences worldwide with their raw and authentic storytelling. Their vision for creating bold, provocative, and character driven stories was clear to me when we met and after the success of our collaboration for ‘The Woman King,’ we are thrilled to continue our relationship with Viola, Julius, and the team at Juvee Productions,” said Michael Lombardo, eOne’s President of Global Television.
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“Frozen Planet II” premieres Saturday, January 28 at 8p on BBC America and AMC+. The natural history series follows wildlife dramas playing out in the world’s coldest regions.
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Docuseries “The 12th Victim,” shedding new light on an infamous 1958 murder case, debuts Friday, February 17 at 8p.
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Apple TV+ has acquired “Drops of God” from Legendary. The eight-part, French/Japanese series follows a girl whose father left her an extraordinary wine collection.
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Final Nielsen numbers for the Fox NFL Super Wild Card Weekend include 33.21 million viewers for the Giants vs. Vikings, and 27.46 million for the 49ers vs. Seahawks. The weekend featured the most-watched game on Saturday and the most-watched game of the weekend on Sunday.
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“That ’90s Show” drew 41.1 million hours of viewing its first three days on the service, enough to land at number five on Netflix’s Top 10 list of English-language series for the week of January 16. Season two of “Ginny & Georgia” remained at the top of the list, with 87.4 million hours viewed during its third week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Where can you stream Oscar nominees for Best Picture? JustWatch compiled a list:
All Quiet on the Western Front: Netflix | Netflix Basic with Ads
The Banshees of Inisherin: HBO Max | HBO Max Amazon Channel | DIRECTV
Elvis: HBO Max | HBO Max Amazon Channel | DIRECTV
Everything Everywhere All at Once: Showtime Amazon Channel | Showtime Roku Premium Channel | Showtime | DIRECTV | Paramount+ Showtime
The FabelmansFor sale 
TarFor sale or rent
Top Gun: Maverick: FuboTV | Paramount Plus | Paramount+ Amazon Channel | MGM Plus Amazon Channel | MGM Plus Roku Premium Channel | DIRECTV | MGM Plus
Triangle of SadnessFor sale or rent
Avatar: The Way of Water and Women Talking can only be found in theaters.

Ahead of Black History Month, The Africa Channel will offer sneak peek at new original reality series “African Royale” on Monday, January 30 at 9p. The show, which follows a Nigerian heiress’ journey as she navigates a life and career while carving out an identity as both an African and an American in Black America, will repeat Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9p throughout February.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BritBox is delivering the 76th EE FAFTA Film Awards to BritBox to audiences in the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway, streaming live from London on Sunday, February 19.
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Fox Nation special “The MisEducation of America 2: Live Summit” airs Thursday, January 26 at 7p. During the forum, experts will examine issues facing today’s education system.
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Lloyd N. Morrisett, cofounder of Children’s Television Workshop, has died at age 93. “Without Lloyd Morrisett, there would be no Sesame Street,” said the series’ co-founder, Joan Ganz Cooney. “It was he who first came up with the notion of using television to teach preschoolers basic skills, such as letters and numbers. He was a trusted partner and loyal friend to me for over fifty years, and he will be sorely missed.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

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