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October 25, 2016

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 10/25/16)
FOX: 2016 World Series Game 1 at 8pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Barnwood Builders (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: Dead Silent (Premiere) at 9pm
ID: Married With Secrets (Premiere) at 10pm
UNIVISION: Vino El Amor (Premiere) at 9pm
A&E and FYI: Married at First Sight (Finale) at 8:45pm
DISCOVERY FAMILY CHANNEL: Game of Homes (Finale) at 9pm
DISCOVERY FAMILY CHANNEL: The Renovation King (Finale) at 10:30pm

Chris McCarthy
is adding to his Viacom responsibilities, as president of MTV as well as VH1 and Logo. “Chris has infused every brand he’s led with creativity, strategic clarity and distinctive talent driving results that defy this extraordinarily competitive landscape,” said Doug Herzog, president of Viacom Music & Entertainment Group. Sean Atkins is stepping down after a year as MTV president, but will stay as a consultant through January.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On the heels of the announcement that it is acquiring Time Warner for $85.4 billion, AT&T reported it has added 323,000 customers to its DirecTV platform, growing it by 1.2 million since taking over in August 2015. So what about streaming service DirecTV Now, slated to launch in 4Q16? “The more we iterate and work on DirecTV Now, the more we get excited,” said Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T. “We think about what else we can do on this platform, such as incorporating social  the ability to clip content you’re watching and share it with your friends. We’re trying to develop those types of products with content providers, but it’s really hard to get these innovations on content done.” But by owning Timer Warner, “we can innovate our content must faster,” said Stephenson.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The CW renewed summer series Penn & Teller: Fool Us for season 4, again hosted by Alyson Hannigan; improv comedy series Whose Line Is it Anyway? for a season 5 hosted by Aisha Tyler, and season 6 of Masters of Illusion.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Viacom announced that its Viacom Labs is testing a format that pulls livestreams from fans as a curated real-time feed, running on-air. MTV Australia will be the first to launch a series based on the experience, in 2017. “Viacom Labs’ mission is to constantly evolve how fans connect to the content they love and give them opportunities to make it their own,” said Susan Claxton, co-head of Viacom Labs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The WGA West is calling for submissions for its TV Writer Access Project, open to guild members who are minorities, women, LGBT, disabled and/or over 55. Winners get a five-week seminar series with showrunners. Details are here.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tonight Show producer/showrunner Josh Lieb is exiting for an overall deal with Universal Television. The gap will be filled Tonight show vets Katie Hockmeyer, overseeing production, and writers Gerard Bradford and Mike DiCenzo. “This is obviously bittersweet – there’s no show in the world more fun than The Tonight Show,” said Lieb. “But I’d like to write more, and try different things, and  frankly  spend a little more time with my kids. Jimmy’s a joy to work with, and the troika taking over for me is more than qualified. You won’t even notice I’m gone.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Syfy’s Face Off is back for season 11 on Tuesday, January 24 at 9p with an all-star edition. Sixteen returnees get another chance to take the grand prize in the special effects make-up competition.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New ID series Grave Secrets premieres Wednesday, November 2 at 9p. The true crime thriller asks: How far would you go to bury a secret?
(Source: Cynopsis)

On the opener of Food Network’s Cake Wars: Christmas, the holiday-themed battles begin with teams tackling the worst gift under the Christmas tree, then giving Santa a makeover. Premiere airs Monday, November 14 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Angels fly to Paris for the first time for The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, airing Monday, December 5 on CBS. The event will be seen in over 150 countries.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange) will host NBC’s Saturday Night Live on November 5, with musical guest Solange Knowles. (The sketch comedy is taking a breather Halloween weekend.) The October 22 SNL episode with Tom Hanks drew a season high 6.1 rating in metered market households and 3.0 among A18-49, the best overnight numbers since another election year (“I can see Russia from my house”), 2008.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sting will be honored with “The American Music Award of Merit” at the AMA Awards broadcast Sunday, November 20 at 8p on ABC. The musician will take to the stage for a medley of his songs, his first AMA performance.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cozi TV is getting into the spirit of the season with a two-day The Munsters marathon starting Saturday, October 29 at 1p (check local listings). The multicast net is also offering instructional segments for The Munster Stomp, filmed as a flash mob in Times Square. The Munster Stomp team is slated to appear on NBC’s Today Show on Thursday, October 27.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wahlburgers returns to A&E with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, November 16 at 10p. What can we expect? “A surprise episode that will have fans flipping out!” says Rachel Drachkovitch, co-founder and CEO of 44 Blue Productions. Also on the way: “We will see Mark and Michael Bay hamming it up on the set of Transformers, Paul getting Rick-rolled in London with Rick Astley, and Donnie even has his own ‘bobblehead’ day on Coney Island.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Turner Classic Movies looks at the history of nonfiction films in month-long special To Tell the Truth, hosted by Alec Baldwin. Among the 53 documentaries featured are 1994’s Hoop Dreams, 1970’s Woodstock and 1942’s Native Land. Special premieres November 2 at 8p and will air every Monday and Wednesday during the month.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TBS late-nighter Conan kicks off season eight by broadcasting from New York’s Apollo Theater the week of October 31, with guests including Louis C.K., Ryan Reynolds and Tracy Morgan. It’s the LA-based show’s sixth out-of-studio trip in the past 18 months, and first to the Big Apple since 2011.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lady Gaga’s “Carpool Karaoke” segment on CBS’s The Late Late Show airs tonight. The busy singer is headed for the Super Bowl halftime show in February.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Telemundo Deportes is expanding sports news commentary show Titulares y Mas Coors Light to Saturdays and Sundays at 11p starting Saturday, November 5. New co-host Rosina Grosso joins Miguel Gurwitz, Karim Mendiburu and Ana Jurka.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Valarie Pettiford (The Blacklist), Ashton Holmes (Revenge) and Chike Okonkwo (The Birth of a Nation) will recur on season 4 of BET’s Being Mary Jane, returning in January.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Joyful Heart Foundation, founded by Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: SVU) has enlisted male celebrities for a series of PSAs challenging the “boys will be boys” attitude that helps perpetuate sexual violence. Contributors include Blair Underwood, Andre Braugher, Anthony Edwards, Tate Donovan and others for spots co-produced with Viacom Velocity that will be distributed to markets across the country, and air nationally on Viacom channels.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Television Academy is again partnering on “Storytellers,” an annual event produced by the veteran empowerment campaign Got Your 6 to celebrate the accomplishments and inspirational stories of veterans. The Tuesday, November 1 event at Saban Media Center in LA is aimed at increasing awareness among content creators of Got Your 6’s campaign to shift the narrative of veterans as “broken heroes” to one focusing on veterans as leaders and civic assets.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The efforts of celebrity chefs to give back to the community are explored in Unichef: Uniting Through Food. One-hour special premiers Thursday, November 17 at 7p on TLC, followed by an encore presentation on Discovery Family Channel at 9p. Yesterday Discovery Family launched its “Share Your Thanks” campaign, asking viewers to acknowledge people in their lives who have gone the extra mile.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sunday Night Football on NBC scored an 11.6/20 in metered market ratings, up 22 percent from the week prior’s five-year low number, and the best since the September 25 game.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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CASTING CALL
Sean De Simone Casting & QVC are casting F/T Host. Relocation to PA Req.  Should have exp in hosting TV, digital, radio or live events. Intelligent, enthusiastic, commanding & love for products a must. Candidates should be quick on their feet w/ability to improv & engage. Hosts should be friendly, credible, entertaining, sincere & sophisticated with an elevated sense of style & fashion contact  QVChostcasting@gmail.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE/ CASTING CALL

June 20, 2016

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 6/20/16)
BRAVO: Real Housewives of Orange County (Premiere) at 9pm
BRAVO: Odd Mom Out (Premiere) at 10pm
FREEFORM: The Fosters (Premiere) at 8pm
BRAVO: Southern Charm (Finale) at 8pm
CW: Reign (Finale) at 8pm
DISCOVERY: Street Outlaws (Finale) at 9pm

Once again avoiding the September crush, The CW’s fall 2016-2017 slate launches Tuesday, October 4 with the season premiere of The Flash at 8p, followed by the series premiere of hour-long comedy No Tomorrow at 9p. Moving along…

Wednesday, October 5: Arrow (season premiere) at 8p, Frequency (series premiere) at 9p

Monday, October 10: Supergirl (CW premiere) at 8p, No Tomorrow (encore of premiere) at 9p

Thursday, October 13: Legends of Tomorrow (season premiere) at 8p, Supernatural (season premiere) at 9p

Monday, October 17: Jane the Virgin (season premiere) at 9p

Friday, October 21: The Vampire Diaries (season premiere) at 8p, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (season premiere) at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedian Michelle Collins is leaving her co-host perch on The View after one season. “I’m officially the newest member of the ‘One Seasoner’ club, the latest graduate of talk show boot camp,” confirmed Collins on Instagram, describing her experience on the ABC talker as “surreal and fabulous.”  In an internal memo, exec producer Candi Carter called Collins “A gracious presence on stage and off.”.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The battle over Sumner Redstone’s media empire shows no sign of abating. Regarding to the refusal of Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman and four others to leave the Viacom board after Redstone replaced them, Redstone’s privately held holding company, National Amusements, issued a statement objecting to Viacom paying for Dauman’s legal and PR expenses. “Under Philippe Dauman’s leadership, Viacom is diverting valuable corporate resources to mount a legal and PR campaign against Sumner Redstone, despite the fact that Redstone is Viacom’s Founder, Chairman Emeritus and controlling shareholder,” said the company. Responded Viacom, “It is certainly in the interests of all Viacom’s stockholders that …actions be pursued in order to preserve the independence of the board.” At issue is whether 93-year-old Redstone is mentally competent to call the shots.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Will Arnett (Arrested Development) will host Syfy’s first-ever three-night telecast of Syfy Presents Live from Comic-Con. Broadcast airs from San Diego Thursday, July 21-Saturday, July 23 at 8p. Arnett will cover news, party coverage and interviews, and offer sneak peeks of films and TV series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dave Andron (Justified) signed an overall deal with FX Productions that sets him as showrunner for FX drama pilot Snowfall, from John Singleton, as well as developing new projects. Andron is part of the team that has been revamping the project about a cocaine epidemic.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E is not moving forward with hip hop drama The Infamous, starring Bokeem Woodbine and Jason O’Mara. Pilot came from A+E Studios.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon preschool series Rusty Rivets launches Monday, August 22 at 7:30p. Inspired by the maker movement, the show from Spin Master Entertainment (Paw Patrol) encourages inventing, creating and problem solving.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WE tv’s Cutting It: In the ATL starts season two on Thursday, July 14 at 10p. The salon owners gather for an industry event that comes to a hair-raising halt when loyalties fray and new faces appear on the scene.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fans will see Wilmer Valderrama “like they’ve never seen him before,” promises NCIS exec producer Gary Glasberg of the That ‘70s Show star’s new role on the CBS procedural. Valderrama will play a field agent who accepted a deep cover assignment years ago, and returns a loose cannon.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime’s Masters of Sex has added Alysia Reiner (Orange Is the New Black), Jeremy Strong (The Big Short) and Ashley Zukerman (Mahhattan) in recurring roles for season four, launching September 11.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox’s Scream Queens has added John Stamos as a series regular in season two. Stamos is also at work on season two of Netflix’s Fuller House.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The character played by Lolita Davidovich in NBC’s Shades of Blue is being recast with Margaret Colin (Gossip Girl) for season two, due to scheduling conflicts, reports TVLine.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On Thursday, June 16, Dish Network stopped carrying NFL Network and NFL RedZone – and it may be passing on the sports nets for a while. The NFL went on the offensive in a message online, urging football fans to “find a provider that carries NFL and NFL RedZone now  and the good news there are plenty of choices.” Said Dish, “Our contract with the NFL Network has expired. We remain open to a fair offer that allows us to carry this content at an appropriate value to our customers.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

A sneak peek at Science Channel’s new How to Build…Everything is available on ScienceChannel.com, DiscoveryGO.com, Facebook, YouTube and TVE ahead of the series’ premiere on Wednesday, June 22 at 10p. Preview ep: “Cruise Ship Secrets.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Animal Planet had its highest Saturday night since November 2014 among W25-54 on June 11 in Live+3, and the network broke into the Top 5 for W25-54 for the night (#5) in ad-supported cable. At 8p, My Cat From Hell had one million total viewers P2+ for the season finale and ranked among the top five ad-supported cable networks among P25-54 (#4), W25-54 (#5), and Persons and Women 18-49 (#5) delivery for the timeslot. Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet at 9p delivered its most watched episode ever with 1.4 million viewers, with four consecutive weeks of growth among both Persons and Women 25-54. And freshman The Vet Life at 10p grew 18 percent in P25-54 ratings from the series premiere on June 4, grabbing 1.2 million total viewers and broke into the Top 10 ad-supported cable nets in its time period among W25-54 (#9).
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS rubbed it in with final Live+7 broadcast ratings for the season, boasting the net placed first in viewers (19.95 million), A18-49 (2.3) and A25-54 (3.1), with the #1 scripted broadcast/comedy, drama, new comedy and news program and more top 20 broadcasts than any other network, according to final Nielsen numbers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC beat its combined competition on CBS, NBC, FOX and CW in total viewers (20.7 million, +8 percent) and A18-49 (7.7/27, +100 percent) with Thursday’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals, attracting its second-biggest audience ever on ABC, after last year’s series between the same teams.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Emmy-winning writer Bill Richmond died June 4. He was 94. Richmond’s television credits include The Carol Burnett Show, Laugh-In, I Dream of Jeannie and All in the Family, among others.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Ron Lester, hospitalized since February for liver and kidney issues, died June 17. He was 45. Lester was best known to TV audiences for his role on Popular.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Finding Dory – $136.2 million
Central Intelligence – $34.5 million
The Conjuring 2 – $15.6 million
Now You See Me 2 – $9.7 million
Warcraft – $6.5 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)

CASTING CALL
LOS ANGELES CASTING CALL New DOG ADOPTION show looking for people who want to adopt a dog to enrich their world & help in bettering theirlifestyle.Need an exercise buddy? Need help w/ social anxiety? Sleeping disorder? Health and wellness needs? We can find the right canine match for you! Email: DogAdoptionCasting@gmail.com w/contact info, photo and little blurb about yourself.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE/ CASTING CALL

April 18, 2016

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 4/8/16)
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: Building Off The Grid (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: HGTV Smart Home 2016 (Premiere) at 11pm
NAT. GEO.: Port Protection (Premiere) at 10pm
REELZ: William and Kate: The Journey (Premiere) at 10pm and 11pm
SYFY: 12 Monkeys (Premiere) at 9pm
TRAVEL: Hotel Impossible (Premiere) at 10pm
AMC: Better Call Saul (Finale) at 10pm
CBS: Supergirl (Finale) at 8pm
CW: Crazy Ex- Girlfriend (Finale) at 8pm
ID: Deadly Demands (Finale) at 9pm

Fox primetime special Megyn Kelly Presents has been moved up to Tuesday, May 17 from May 23. It will be the first in a series of specials starring Fox News Channel’s The Kelly File host, whose FNC show on Wednesday drew 2.2 million viewers as she described her recent meeting with Donald Trump. “Mr. Trump and I discussed the possibility of an interview. And I hope we will have news to announce soon,” said Kelly. Coupled, a new dating show from Mark Burnett, will follow the May 17 special.
(Source: Cynopsis)

For your consideration: Showtime is offering Television Academy members a free subscription through its stand-alone streaming service. All of Showtime’s Emmy-eligible programming, including newcomers Billions and The Circus, will be featured in advertising encouraging Academy members to vote. Freebie lasts through June 30.  Showtime will also once again have a dedicated awards site for screening programs, and is hosting a series of panel events for Television Academy and Guild members in LA and NYC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC is airing an extended, 90-minute version of Adele Live in New York City on Friday, May 6 at 8p. The show’s December 14 telecast averaged a 3.7 rating among A18-49 and 13.8 million viewers in Live+7, NBC’s most-watched concert special in 13 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chosen for the 2015 Television Academy Honors are A&E reality show Born This Way, HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Showtime’s Homeland, Cinemax’s The Knick, Smithsonian Channel doc Mississippi Inferno and Netflix film Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom. Event hosted by Dana Delany will be held in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, June 8.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV Land gave a 10-episode order for Throwing Shade, based on the podcast and Funny or Die series. The political and pop culture late nighter is slated to premiere in the 11p timeslot in January 2017.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Happy City, from comedy group Extremely Decent and Dan Harmon (Community), has been put in development at FX. Project centered on a young taxi and his fire truck and helicopter pals  is described as Thomas the Tank Engine for adults.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon is offering an eco-friendly episode of The HALO Effect on Earth Day, Friday, April 22 at 8:30p. “Purses for Primates” feature a high school senior who helped endangered orangutans by collecting used handbags to resell at fundraisers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also getting onboard for Earth Day is KCETLink Media Group, with an exploration of the Salton Sea Crisis. Documentary Breaking Point chronicles the rising levels of toxicity in California’s largest lake on Friday, April 22 at 4p on Link TV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama celebrate International Jazz Day on Saturday, April 30 by hosting ABC special Jazz at the White House. Performers include Chick Corea, Aretha Franklin, Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Diana Krall and Sting, to name just a few.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BBC America limited series Thirteen debuts Thursday, June 23 at 10p, sliding into Orphan Black’s timeslot. Story focuses on a girl who escapes from being held captive for 13 years, returning to a family that had given up on ever seeing her again.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Best-selling author Eddie Huang hosts Huang’s World, debuting on Viceland Thursday, April 28 at 10p. Huang will be “drinking burgundy in Burgundy, eating anciently in Istanbul, and dropping lines like ‘the politics is in the plate,’” says the net.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lamorne Morris (New Girl) checks into syndicated talker The Doctors today, where topics include fat shaming, working in the food service and butt cheeks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It didn’t offer much beyond a date (Saturday, April 23  at 9p), but a preview posted on HBO and Beyonce’s social media platforms over the weekend teased a world premiere event called “Lemonade.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC renewed Fear the Walking Dead for a third season. The zombie drama’s season two premiere delivered 8.8 million total viewers, including 5.3 million among A18-49 in Live+3. Airing Sundays at 9p, the series ranks number two on cable and number seven in all of television.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network freshman Cooks vs. Cons will be back for another season. The competition pitting home cooks against professionals has seen double digit increases across both A25-54 and A25-34 versus year-ago, as well as 17 percent in-show growth during the first half of its six-episode run.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel ordered a fourth season of drama When Calls the Heart, slated to begin production in Vancouver this summer. No surprise there  the season three final earned a 2.6 HH rating and 3 million total viewers in Live+3, becoming the highest-rated episode in the series’ history. The Sunday, April 10 debut also became the series’ most-watched episode in all demos, and in its 9p time period, elevated Hallmark to rank as the second-most-watched cable net among HHs and total viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tone Bell (Truth Be Told) landed a role in CBS hybrid comedy pilot My Time/Your Time, from How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Frankie Adams (New Zealand’s Shortland Street) has been cast in Syfy space drama The Expanse, based on the best-selling book series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ethan Suplee (My Name Is Earl) joins Hulu psychological drama Chance in a series regular role. House’s Hugh Laurie is already onboard.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Keith Rennie has been cast in a series regular role on season two of Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle, about an America in which Nazis rule.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC mini-series When We Rise, about the gay rights movement, welcomes Rafael de la Fuente (Empire).
(Source: Cynopsis)

CNN’s Democratic debate on Thursday delivered 5.5 million viewers and 1.7 million among A25-54. The most-watched Democratic face-off so far this election season was CNN’s in October, with 16 million viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC’s new Strong started in its regular Thursday timeslot with .8/3 among A18-49, down from 1.0 for a post-The Voice preview on Wednesday. The net’s Game of Silence also scored .8/3 in the demo, down from 1.5 from a post-The Voice Tuesday peek. The Blacklist, on the other hand, was up two tenths with 1.4/5.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery’s Naked and Afraid had its highest ratings since last May with 1.87 P25-54 and 3.1 million total viewers P2+ in L+3. For the fifth straight week, the show was Sunday’s number one unscripted cable telecast (excluding sports programming and talk shows) across all key men 25-54, 18-49 and 18-34.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
The Jungle Book – $103.6 million
Barbershop: The Next Cut – $20.2 million
The Boss – $10.2 million
Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice – $9 million
Zootopia – $8.2 million
(Source: Box Office Mojo)

CASTING CALL
Sean De Simone Casting and global luxury skin care brand Paula’s Choice is casting a Brand Rep (Male or Female) to sell on QVC.In search of Beauty Expert, TV Host or performer/personality with strong beauty background/interest. Must be located w/in 2 hour drive from Philadelphia to be considered. Photo, Resumes and links to beautyhostcasting@gmail.com (4/23)
(Source: Cynopsis)

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ POWERBALL/ CASTING CALL

March 9, 2016

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 3/9/16)
TV ONE: Unsung Hollywood: Joe Morton (Premiere) at 8pm
CBS: The Victoria’s Secret Swim Special (Premiere) at 9pm
A&E: Wahlburgers (Premiere) at 9pm
FOOD: Restaurant: Impossible (Premiere) at 9pm
SYFY: The Internet Ruined My Life (Premiere) at 10pm
WGN AMERICA: Underground (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC: American Crime (Finale) at 10pm
A&E: Jep & Jessica: Growing The Dynasty (Finale) at 10:30pm
FXX: It’s Always Sunny Philadelphia (Finale) at 10pm
FXX: Man Seeking Woman (Finale) at 10:30pm

Fox News Channel is set to air one-hour interviews and voter Q&As with each of the four remaining Republican candidates across primetime on tonight  going head-to-head with CNN‘s Democratic debate at 9p and airing a day ahead of CNN‘s GOP debate on Thursday. FNC’s election coverage begins at 7p with On The Record With Greta Van Susteren speaking with Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Next up, The O’Reilly Factor at 8p. The Kelly File, featuring Megyn Kelly attending a campaign event in North Carolina for an interview with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, follows at 9p. Then, at 10p, Sean Hannity spends an hour with Donald Trump from the campaign trail in Fayetteville, NC, before Kelly returns interviewing Sen. Marco Rubio from Florida.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dancing With the Stars‘ celebrity cast was announced live on Tuesday’s Good Morning America. Slipping into their ballroom shoes for the show’s 22nd season: actress Mischa Barton, Geraldo Rivera, Kim Fields (Facts of Life), Wanya Morris (Boyz II Men), Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House), America’s Next Top Model‘s Cycle 22 winner and first deaf contestant, Nyle DiMarco, Donald Trump ex Marla Maples, UFC’s Paige “12 Gauge” VanZant, Good Morning America meteorologist Ginger Zee and NFL stars Antonio Brown, Doug Flutie and Von Miller. Series returns Monday, March 21 at 8p on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It’s the end of an era on VH1, when the series finale of Mob Wives airs Wednesday, March 9 at 8p. Directly following at 9p, the network presents Larger Than Life: A Celebration of Big Ang, a tribute to Angela “Big Ang” Raiola, who died in February. The final Mob Wives reunion show airs Wednesday, March 16 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV announced nominees for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards. Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton scored nominations for Movie of the Year, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens nabbing the most nominations (11 total). The network also unveiled two new categories for the 2016 show: True Story and Documentary. The ceremony, hosted by Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, airs Sunday, April 10 at 8p on MTV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ID explores the world of hostage negotiations with Deadly Demands. Premiering Monday, March 14 at 10p, the show blends audio from negotiations with expert testimony to offer a look at terrifying standoffs.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Oxygen Media and Gabby Douglas vault toward Rio as Douglas Family Gold premieres Wednesday, May 25 at 10p. The docu-series follows the Olympic gold medal gymnast and her clan on the road to her second Olympic games.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Esquire takes viewers inside the world of rising hip-hop star Mike Stud, when The Mike Stud Project (wt) premieres this summer. The series follows the self-made music entrepreneur as he navigates friendships, fame and life on the road.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E ordered a second season of 60 Days In, ahead of the first season premiere Thursday, March 10 at 9p. The docu-series will return to Clark County Jail in Jeffersonville, Indiana as eight participants enter the world of incarceration.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC has ordered a sophomore season of Into the Badlands to premiere in 2017. The series, which launched behind The Walking Dead, delivered the third highest rated first season in U.S. cable history, averaging5.6 million viewers per episode, including 3.4 million A18-49 in Live+7 ratings.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix renewed Chef’s Table for Seasons 2, 3 and 4. The culinary docu-series returns Friday, May 27.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC has set premiere dates for two of its summer series. Season 11 of America’s Got Talent bows Tuesday, May 31 at 8p with new judge Simon Cowell. American Ninja Warrior returns for Season 8 on Wednesday, June 1 at 8p with a special two-hour premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta‘s Season 5 premiere airs Monday, April 4 at 8p on VH1. Series veteran K. Michelle is returning, and the franchise is welcoming its first transgender female, music producer D. Smith.
(Source: Cynopsis)

All new episodes of Animal Planet‘s Finding Bigfoot launch with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, March 31 at 9p. In the opener, the team heads to North California to meet with the Supernatural Bigfoot Group.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 3 of Skin Wars, premieres Wednesday, April 20 at 10p on GSN. Hosted by Rebecca Romijn, the show seeks to find the most innovative body painter in America.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Revolt has launched Revolt 2 Vote, an initiative to mobilize and engage youth in the 2016 political cycle featuring original research, a weekly digital series and on-the-ground coverage of the Democratic National Convention, the Republican National Convention, and the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates.
(Source: Cynopsis)

That ’70s Show alum Wilmer Valderrama is joining ABC‘s Grey’s Anatomy for a mulit-episode arc.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ashley Judd, Jeffrey Tambor and Richard Kind join Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi in Tangled: Before Ever After. Disney Channel‘s upcoming animated series for kids, tweens and families is based on Walt Disney Animation Studios feature film.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS has cast George Eads (CSI) in the pilot episode of the reboot of 1985 series MacGyver. He’ll play government employee Lincoln.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bruce Greenwood, who’s playing Gil Garcetti in FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, has secured his next project: CBS drama pilot Four Stars, where he’ll play the patriarch of a powerful family in Tampa, Florida.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Anna Torv (Fringe) has boarded upcoming Netflix drama Mind Hunter as Wendy, a psychologist. Series is based on the 1996 book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas and Mark Olshanker.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Devin Kelley (Resurrection) has been tapped for a co-starring role in Frequency, a reimagining of the 2000 film. The CW pilot centers on Raimy (Peyton List), a police detective who discovers she can to speak to her late father (Riley Smith) via ham radio. Kelley will play Julie, Raimy’s mother.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lindsey Morgan (The 100) is set to guest-star on NBC‘s The Night Shift. She’ll appear on the third episode of Season 3 as Kryztal, a high-strung bride.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dr. Phil (3.5 live plus same day national Nielsen rating, up 3 percent from the week before) pulled away from the talk show field, finishing first in the category for the eighth week in a row and opening up its widest margin since mid-November in the session ending February 28. Phil was also tops in talk among W25-54 with a 1.6 in the key demo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Steve Harvey‘s Family Feud (7.2, up 3 percent) and Wheel of Fortune (7.2, up 6 percent) tied for first place in the game show category.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Judge Judy (7.9, up 1 percent) had a big week, growing 11 percent from last year and topping all syndicated strips for the 35th time in the past 36 frames. A second stand-out courtroom, Hot Bench (2.7, up 4 percent), equaled its all-time high and shot up 50 percent from last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Voice ranked at #1 and #2 as NBC won the ratings week of February 29 to March 6 among The Big 4 nets in A18-49. The network swept Mondays in A18-49 as the night’s top show, jumping 17 percent vs. its fall finale. Blindspot won the 10p by a 50 percent margin. NBC won Tuesday in all key demos, as The Voice led the 8-10p slot in 18-49 by 67 percent, delivering a 5-month time period high.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC claimed Thursday’s top 2 highest-rated series among A18-49 in the L+3 numbers, with Grey’s Anatomy solidifying its rank as #1 (3.5 rating) and How To Get Away with Murder jumped from #9 in L+SD to #2 in L+3 (2.6 rating).
(Source: Cynopsis)

POWERBALL
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CASTING CALL
HOME RENOVATION SHOW/GREATER CHICAGO AREA. We’re looking for HOME OWNERS who want to remodel 1+ rooms in their home. They should have a budget set aside for it or are close to getting to that point. Interested in working w/ 2 home improvement experts? Apply w/contact info, photos of their family & photos of the interior/exterior of their home ASAP to PropertyRehabCasting@gmail.com
(Source: Cynopsis)

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ BROADWAY/ CASTING CALL

February 11, 2016

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 2/11/16)
LIFETIME: Project Runway All Stars (Premiere) at 9pm
TRU TV: Impractical Jokers (Premiere) at 10pm
TRU TV: Those Who Can’t (Premiere) at 10:30pm
UP: Bringing Up Bates (Premiere) at 9pm
MTV: Broke A$$ (Finale) at 10:54pm
WE TV: Growing Up Hip Hop (Finale) at 10pm

Candice Bergen will star in ABC pilot Pearl, as a larger-than-life matriarch diagnosed with cancer who’s determined to control her family’s lives. Writer Andrew Reich (Friends) will exec produce the pilot with ABC Studios producing. Bergen’s last major series role was on Boston Legal.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Friends in high places: Fox ordered a pilot for Charity Case, starring Courteney Cox as a billionaire’s widow. Robert Padnick (The Office) is writing. On Tuesday, CBS ordered a pilot for I’m Not Your Friend, with Matt LeBlanc.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Addressing worries about the number of ESPN subscribers declining, Bob Iger claims the tide has turned. In an earnings call Tuesday, the Walt Disney Company CEO said, “In the last couple of months, we have actually seen an uptick in ESPN…The vast majority of consumers still see tremendous value in the multi-channel universe and they consistently rank ESPN as the number one or number two most valuable channel within it.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bob Costas will be the one breaking Olympic records in August, hosting NBC’s primetime coverage of the Rio Games for a most-ever eleventh time. Costas called the Olympics “a three-week mini-series which, if done well, should bring viewers not only memorable athletic performances, but a sense of the host city and country, and an appreciation of what is a truly global gathering.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

FYI greenlit 15 more episodes of Kocktails with Khloe. The primetime talker premiered January 20 as the highest-rated series launch in network history across key demos. The extra batch of eps will air weekly, immediately following the current eight, and run through June, Wednesdays at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ghost Brothers, featuring TV’s first African-American paranormal investigation team, launches on Destination America Friday, April 15 at 10p. “Anyone boycotting the Academy Awards because of the absence of minorities represented might well find a kindred spirit in Ghost Brothers,” Henry S. Schleiff, group president of ID, AHC and DA, tells Cynopsis. “At DA, we make a concerted effort to create programming that reflects the diversity of all Americans, everywhere.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

ID’s Vanity Fair Confidential tackles a headline-making story with “Bill Cosby Drugged Me” on Monday, February 15. Taping first-hand accounts from women who made allegations against Cosby, were there any surprises? “What is amazing when you watch this episode is the reality that emotional trauma never really goes away, no matter how many decades pass,” Steven Weinstock, CEO and co-president of True Entertainment. “In that context, we also explore the power of a celebrity brand and its remarkable, persuasive influence, which, as we see in this episode, can be a shocking distortion.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fuse, targeting the multicultural and Latino 18-34 audience, will be the exclusive U.S. television broadcaster of The Brit Awards 2016. The London-based music awards show, featuring performances by Adele, Coldplay, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Little Mix, Jess Glynne and James Bay, as well as a tribute to David Bowie, will premiere Stateside Wednesday, February 24 at 8:30p following the live UK telecast on ITV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Wilhemina’s War,” exploring the lives of a family of southern black women affected by HIV/AIDS, premieres on Independent Lens Monday, February 29 at 10p on PBS (check local listings).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season three of Bravo’s Thicker Than Water debuts Sunday, March 27 at 10p. Preacher and patriarch Ben deals with the fact that his “Black Brady Bunch” nest is empty, while the kids embark on journeys of their own.
(Source: Cynopsis)

El Rey Network Presents: The Director’s Chair looks at the men behind three of this year’s Oscar-nominated films: Quentin Tarantino, George Miller and Sylvester Stallone, starting Sunday, February 28 at 4:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

WE tv’s Mary Mary returns for season five on Thursday, March 3 at 9p, with the one-time gospel duo flying solo, in direct competition with each other.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Target and Gwen Stefani are teaming to produce the first music video ever created on live television, part of a four-minute commercial break during the 58th Annual Grammy Awards on CBS February 15. “Last year, Target created one of the most talked about moments of the night by offering Grammy viewers a surprise live concert,” said Target EVP and CMO Jeff Jones. “This year, we’re dialing up the theatrics and taking live to an entirely new level.” Stefani’s new album will be released March 18; a Target “deluxe edition” is available for pre-order now.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s The View and shopping companion RetailMeNot have partnered for a “Viewer Valentine” $2000 sweepstakes. Enter by liking The View on Facebook and the sweeps announcement; winner announced tomorrow on the talker.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost) and Elizabeth Lail (Once Upon a Time) have joined the cast of Freeform’s new original series Dead of Summer, playing camp counselors. Production begins in March.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Adam Campbell (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) will co-star in an NBC pilot from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, about a mother who interns at her daughter’s workplace.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors and Ted Raimi (Spider-Man) are onboard the season two cast of StarzAsh Vs Evil Dead, arriving later this year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jayson Blair (The New Normal) and Carla Jiminez (My Name Is Earl) will guest star on Freeform’s Young & Hungry on Wednesday, March 2 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC drama pilot landed Marcus Anderson (Veep) for drama pilot Presence, about an Army vet-turned- P.I.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The premiere of TBS’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, simulcast on Adult Swim, TNT and truTV, delivered 2.2 million total viewers and 1.2 million among A18-49. The show averaged 629,000 on TBS, 986,000 on Adult Swim, 402,000 on TNT and 142,00 on truTV.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV One’s premiere of the 47th NAACP Image Awards on Friday led the net to rank among ad-supported cable’s top two non-sports nets for the night among Black Viewers 2+ (7p-12a). The slate had a combined reach of 1.7 million total unique viewers 2+ for the night (7p-3a). The live telecast launched TV One’s new brand identity, REPRESENT.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News’ coverage of the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday drew 4.2 million primetime viewers, cable news’ second-biggest primary night audience ever, after the 4.4 million total viewers FNC nabbed for the Iowa caucuses.
(Source: Cynopsis)

During the weeks of January 18, January 25, and February 1, HGTV was the number one cable net among W25-54 and upscale W25-54.HGTV is currently up 8 percent in 1Q16 versus last year among W25-54 and up 10 percent among P25-54 primetime ratings.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fueled by Bizarre Foods and Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations, Travel Channel scored its highest Monday night rating in over a year. Prime ratings among P25-54 averaged a .27, while P25-34 garnered a .33, increases of 29 percent and 33 percent, respectively, over last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BROADWAY
Misery with Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf is closing on Sunday February 14, 2016.
http://ppc.broadway.com/shows/misery/

Allegiance with George Takei and Lea Salonga is closing on Sunday February 14, 2016.
http://ppc.broadway.com/shows/allegiance/

CASTING CALL
Sean De Simone Casting and the UK’s #1 award winning skin care brand Elemis is casting a female Brand Rep to sell on QVC.In search of Beauty Expert, TV Host or performer/personality with strong beauty background/interest. National Casting. Photo, Resumes and links to elemiscasting@gmail.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ NYC STREET FAIRS/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL/ CASTING CALL

September 25, 2015

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 9/25/15)
ABC: Last Man Standing (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: Shark Tank (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS: The Amazing Race (Premiere) at 8pm
CBS: Hawaii Five-O (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS: Blue Bloods (Premiere) at 10pm
LIFETIME: Step It Up (Premiere) at 10pm
NICK: Blaze And The Monster Machine (Premiere) at 12pm
TNT: Cold Justice: Sex Crimes (Finale) at 8pm and 9pm
LIFETIME: Bring It! (Finale) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 9/26/15)
AXS TV: Nashville (Premiere) at 8pm
CBS: 48 Hours (Premiere) at 9pm
DISNEY XD: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Premiere) at 9:30pm
REELZ: Fame Kills (Premiere) at 8pm
REELZ: Behind The Screams (Premiere) at 9pm
TBS: Funny or Die Presents America’s Next Weatherman (Finale) at 11pm
HALLMARK: Cedar Grove (Finale) at 8pm
ID: Twisted Tales of my 9 to 5 (Finale) at 10pm

(SUNDAY 9/27/15)
ABC: Once Upon A Time (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: Blood & Oil (Premiere) at 9pm
ABC: Quantico (Premiere) at 10pm
CBS: 60 Minutes (Premiere) at 7:30pm
CNN: Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (Premiere) at 9pm
CNN: Somebody’s Gotta Do It with Mike Rowe (Premiere) at 10pm
FOX: The Simpsons (Premiere) at 8pm
FOX: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Premiere) at 8:30pm
FOX: Family Guy (Premiere) at 9pm
FOX: Last Man on Earth (Premiere) at 9:30pm
PBS: Indian Summers (Premiere) at 9pm
E!: House of DVF (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Finale) at 9pm
COOKING: Holy & Hungry (Finale) at 10pm
HGTV: Beachfront Bargain Hunt (Finale) at 8pm and 8:30pm
PBS: Vicious (Finale) at 10:30pm
SHOWTIME: Ray Donovan (Finale) at 9pm
SHOWTIME: Masters of Sex (Finale) at 10pm

Targeting millennials longing for the iconic Nickelodeon shows of their childhood, the network on October 5 will launch retro-programmed The Splat as a nightly 10p-6a block on TeenNick and across social media platforms, and a dedicated website. Featured ‘90s shows include Kenan & Kel, Rugrats, Ren & Stimpy and Hey Arnold! “We designed The Splat with fans and their requests in mind, which means we’re bringing together these beloved series and a high level of digital engagement to give fans a retro media experience they can’t get anywhere else,” said Cyma Zarghami, President of Viacom Kids and Family Group.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Day of Atonement: Tribune Media’s flagship station WGN-TV Chicago has apologized for including an offensive image – that of a star of David labeled “Jude,” a badge Jews were forced to wear in concentration camps and elsewhere – in its report on the Yom Kippur holiday. After outcry from viewers, WGN GM and news director Jennifer Lyons issued a formal apology, noting: “This was an unfortunate mistake. Ignorance is not an excuse. We are extremely embarrassed and we deeply apologize to our viewers and to the Jewish community for this mistake.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Self-proclaimed paranormal investigators Mark and Debby Constantino, who made frequent appearances on Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures, were killed along with a third man, in what’s being reported as an apparent murder-suicide. The tragedy unfolded in a Nevada apartment on Tuesday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) are on tap to star in new eight-part drama Medici: Masters Of Florence, chronicling the rise of the Medici family and the Italian Renaissance. From Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions and Lux Vide, the series was co-created by Spotnitz and Nicholas Meyer and exec-produced with Matilde and Luca Bernabei.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production is underway on Hallmark Channel’s Chesapeake Shores. The first film in a series is based on the novels of the same name by New York Times best-selling author Sherry Woods. Jesse Metcalfe (Dallas) stars alongside Meghan Ory (Once Upon A Time), Treat Williams (Everwood), Diane Ladd (Wild At Heart) and Barbara Niven (Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Marblemedia and Popmania are developing a series to find the next teen pop sensation. Called Popmania: Life Under The Mic, the docu-reality series follows the lives of three teen girls as they navigate the highs and lows of having a career in pop music. The show is exec-produced by marblemedia’s Mark J.W. Bishop, Matt Hornburg and Miklos Perlus along with Popmania’s Anita Camarata-Jewison and A&R executive Ron Fair.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Following a four-week test run, Debmar-Mercury is shopping talk show T.D. Jakes with plans for a national launch next fall, according to Broadcasting & Cable. According to Debmar-Mercury, T.D. Jakes grew by 33 percent in households, 157 percnt among W25-54 and 160 among A25-54 from start to finish across its four Tegna markets: WFAA Dallas, WXIA Atlanta, KARE Minneapolis, and WKYC Cleveland.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC pushed back the season premiere of Beyond the Tank by a week, to Tuesday, October 6, and will instead run a repeat next Tuesday of the premiere episode of new drama Quantico, which debuts this Sunday at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Alison Sweeney (Murder She Baked) makes her Hallmark Channel debut as star and exec producer of the original movie Love On The Air, which premieres Saturday, September 26, at 9p. Sweeney plays a radio host who moves to Chicago for her boyfriend and a new hosting gig, which ultimately leads to the quick demise of her relationship.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jimmy Kimmel is in a New York state of mind. His ABC late-night show is headed to Brooklyn for a week beginning Monday, October 19. This will be the second time the host brings the show back to his hometown. The lineup of guests includes Jay Z, Bill Murray, Michael J. Fox, Bradley Cooper, American Ballet Theater Principal Ballerina Misty Copeland and Howard Stern.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for a rare interview that will air for the season premiere of 60 Minutes on Sunday, September 27, at 7:30p. In the interview, with Charlie Rose, Putin claims he does not fit the label of “czar” many Americans have pinned on him.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Preceding the debut of Telemundo’s drama series Celia on Tuesday, October 13 at 8p, the network will pay homage to legendary Cuban singer Celia Cruz with a musical tribute during the first-ever Latin American Music Awards, live from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, on Thursday, October 8 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

First Lady Michelle Obama guests in a special episode of Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins on Monday, October 5, at 9a. Doc and the toys travel to Washington, DC, when the First Lady those who are making a difference in their community to the White House to be honored in a special ceremony. While there, she appoints Doc the official “toy doctor” for the White House.
(Source: Cynopsis)

GSN is riffing off of its popular series Skin Wars with a new eight-ep series, Skin Wars: Fresh Paint. Hosted by master of transformation RuPaul Charles, a judge on Skin Wars, the new series pits contestants against each other in body painting competitions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cooking Channel picked up the Sarah Graham’s Food Safari, featuring the popular food writer and set in various African locales, where Graham explores the continent’s most interesting and exciting food. The series was produced by Okuhle Media for M-Net and brokered through UK firm DCD Rights. A premiere is planned for 2016.
(Source: Cynopsis)

More murder and mayhem, Beverly Hills style, are on the way from Lifetime. The network gave the go-ahead for a fourth season of Devious Maids, which will return next year. Last season, the show helped Lifetime rank as the No. 2 cable net with scripted programming in the Monday 9-10p time period.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dr. Susan Kelleher and company that includes big cats, hedgehogs, birds, rabbits and more will return for a second season of Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER on Nat Geo Wild. The season kicks off Saturday, October 3, at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Maggie Gyllenhaal will star opposite James Franco in the HBO drama pilot The Deuce, from David Simon. Gyllenhaal is also produce the show, which follows the legalization and rise of the porn industry. The Deuce is written and exec-produced by Simon and George Pelecanos, and directed by Michelle MacLaren (Breaking Bad).
(Source: Cynopsis)

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Lionsgate set the cast for new original drama series Greenleaf, from writer/producer Craig Wright (Six Feet Under). The ensemble features Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Merle Dandridge, Lamman Rucker, Deborah Joy Winans, Tye White, Kim Hawthorne and Desiree RossOprah Winfrey will appear in the series in a recurring role. Production begins in Atlanta in October with a 2016 scheduled premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Brian Williams’ return to the airwaves appears to have been met with viewer forgiveness. His coverage for MSNBC of the Pope’s arrival in the US on Tuesday drew 526,000 viewers from 3-5p, a 57 percent rise in the time slot over the previous four weeks, according to Nielsen data.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition premiered Wednesday night to a .7 rating A25-54 (658,000 impressions), up 109 versus year-ago and ranking 3rd in the 9p time slot among cable. The season premiere also drew a .7 rating among A25-34 (221,000 impressions), a gain of 640 percent versus last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season 2 premiere of Telemundo’s Senora Acero ranks as the No. 1 Spanish-language primetime program among A18-49, averaging 1.4 million viewers in the demographic and 2.4 million total viewers, according to Nielsen.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Hotel Transylvania 2 – Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade
The Intern – Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Anders Holm, JoJo Kushner, Andrew Rannells, Adam Devine, Zack Pearlman
The Green Inferno – Lorenzo Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns, Sky Ferreira, Nicolas Martinez, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Magda Apanowicz, Matias Lopez
Stonewall (Limited Release) – Jeremy Irvine, Jonny Beauchamp, Joey King, Caleb Landry Jones, Matt Craven, David Cubitt, Vladimir Alexis, Ben Sullivan
99 Homes (Limited Release) – Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern, Tim Guinee, Noah Lomax, Clancy Brown, J.D. Evermore, Judd Lormand
Ashby (Limited Release) – Mickey Rourke, Nat Wolff, Emma Roberts, Sarah Silverman, Kevin Dunn, Zachary Knighton, Michael Lerner, Adam Aalderks
Mississippi Grind (Limited Release) – Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn, Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Robin Weigert, Alfre woodard, James Toback, Teri Wyble

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday September 25, 2015
Bowling Green Park Fair – on Broadway and Whitehall St.

Saturday September 26, 2015
Chelsea Eats Festival – on 8th Ave. from 14th to 23rd St.
Taste of Gramercy – Irving Place bet. 17th & 18th St.
Sole Exchange Sneaker Show – Jacob K. Javits Center 34th & 11th Ave.
6th Ave. Fair – from 42nd to 56th St.
Ronald McDonald House annual Block Party – on 73rd St. bet. York Ave. & 1st Ave.
37th Annual Festival – on 37th Ave. from 83rd to 89th St.
22nd Annual Upper Broadway Autumn Festival – on Broadway from 110th to 116th St.
Morningside Lights Process: New York Nocturne – at 8pm Morningside Park on 116th  St. & Morningside Ave.
Little Red Lighthouse Festival – Fort Washington Park, West 181st St. & Plaza Lafayette
Global Citizen Festival – 4pm to 10pm, Great Lawn in Central Park
https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/festival/2015/

Sunday September 27, 2015
3rd Ave. Autumn Fair – from 14th to 23rd St.
Broadway Cares Flea Market & Grand Auction – Times Square, Schubert Alley on West 44th St.
Farmingville “Long Island” Festival – on Portion Road from Leeds Blvd. to So. Howell Ave.

MEGA MILLIONS
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POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $267 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

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CASTING CALL
Casting Animal Planet’s “My Cat From Hell” in Los Angeles and NYC area. Looking for cats that are aggressive, destructive, truly obnoxious, outrageous or bizarre. Jackson can help transform your cat back to the feline you love! Email: HellCatsCasting@gmail.com with contact info, city, photos and why you need our help.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ SOUNDSCAN/ MEGA MILLIONS/ CASTING CALL

September 8, 2015

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 9/8/15)
BET: The BET Life Of… (Premiere) at 9pm
CBS: Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Premiere) at 11:35pm
NBC: Last Call with Carson Daly (Premiere) at 1:30am
SHOWTIME: A Season with Notre Dame Football (Premiere) at 10pm
SPIKE: Ink Master: Redemption (Premiere) at 11pm
TLC: Cake Boss (Premiere) at 8:30pm
ABC: Extreme Weight Loss (Finale) at 10pm
AHC: American Titans (Finale) at 10pm
FOX: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (Finale) at 8pm
HBO: Hard Knocks: Training Camp with The Houston Texans (Finale) at 10pm
NBC: Hollywood Game Night (Finale) at 10pm
USA: Playing House (Finale) at 10:30pm

We’ll see a different side of Stephen Colbert, making his debut as host of CBS’s The Late Show tonight. Gone is the blowhard he portrayed on The Colbert Report for ten years, and that suits Colbert just fine. “I’m not just a pundit, I’m a comedian,” said the host on CBS Sunday Morning. “It is, I guess, flattering that people thought I was an actual pundit or a newsman…but it’s really nice to not have to pretend it anymore.”

(Source: Cynopsis)

TBS canceled reality competition King of the Nerds, six months after the end of season three. Host Curtis Armstrong tweeted the news on Friday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The first season of TNT spin-off Cold Justice: Sex Crimes wraps with a two-hour finale starting at 8p on Friday, September 25. Investigators help a hitchhiker track down her attacker.
(Source: Cynopsis)

RJ Cyler (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) landed a role in Showtime pilot I’m Dying Up Here, written and exec produced by Dave Flebotte and exec produced by Jim Carrey.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Anabelle Acosta was upped to series regular on ABC’s Quantico. Drama premieres Sunday, September 27 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

OWN’s Greenleaf, a drama exposing the underbelly of a megachurch, added Ty White (Drumline: A New Beat) to the cast.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The second episode of AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead gained 3.5 million viewers in Live+3 ratings, including 2.4 million A18-49, for totals of 11.7 million and 7.6 million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Exclusive: Azteca America was the fastest-growing Spanish-language network for August 2015 year-over-year among A18-49 and A18-34. The net delivered a 41% increase in average audience viewing over last year and reaching 2.476 million viewers in A18-49, and nearly doubling its delivery in the A18-34 demo with 80% growth.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Martin Milner died September 6. He was 83. Milner, best known for his roles on Route 66 and Adam-12, “was one of the really true great people of our industry,” said his Adam-12 co-star, Kent McCord.
(Source: Cynopsis)

SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 9/3/15)
1) The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness – 325,518
2) Halsey – Badlands – 97,322
3) Luke Bryan – Kill The Lights – 37,970

Other Debuts
5) Beach House – Depression Cherry – 25,581
6) Ben Rector – Brand New – 24,678
7) Maddie & Tae – Start Here – 23,682
16) Motorhead – Bad Magic – 10,322

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $95 million

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

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CASTING CALL
Seeking real couples (or actors & their significant others) 25-65 married or long term relationship. All ethnicities, gay and straight. Should be willing to share info about yourself & significant other on camera. Questions will incl things about your love, relationship, thoughts/feelings toward the other person, etc. Full info HERE.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ NYC STREET FAIRS/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL/ CASTING CALL

May 29, 2015

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 5/29/15)
ABC: What Would You Do? (Premiere) at 9pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Tanked (Premiere) at 10pm
DISCOVERY: Alaskan Bush People (Premiere) at 9pm
DIY: Building The Bahamas (Premiere) at 11pm
E!: New Money (Premiere) at 10:30pm
HGTV: American Dream Home Giveaway (Premiere) at 1pm
LMN: Strange Empire: Rise of the Women (Premiere) at 9pm
WE TV: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (Premiere) at 9pm

(SATURDAY 5/30/15)
ANIMAL PLANET: Treetop Cat Rescue (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: Family Flip (Premiere) at 12pm
MSNBC: Lockup Extended Stay: Long Island (Premiere) at 10pm
STARZ: Outlander (Finale) at 9pm

(SUNDAY 5/31/15)
AFRICA CHANNEL: Intersexions (Premiere) at 9pm
AMC: Halt and Catch Fire (Premiere) at 10pm
ANIMAL PLANET: Finding Bigfoot (Premiere) at 9pm
COOKING: Big Bad BBQ Battles (Premiere) at 8pm
DESTINATION AMERICA: Paranormal Survivor (Premiere) at 10pm
FOX: Golan The Insatiable (Premiere) at 9:30pm
FOX NEWS: The Greg Gutfield Show (Premiere) at 10pm
HGTV: Rocky Mountain Reno (Premiere) at 12pm
TLC: Return to Amish (Premiere) at 9pm
TLC: Gypsy Sisters (Premiere) at 10pm
WEATHER: 3 Scientists Walk Into a Bar (Premiere) at 7pm
FOOD: Spring Baking Championship (Finale) at 9pm
NAT. GEO.: Wicked Tuna (Finale) at 9pm

Trevor Noah has a start date: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah makes its debut on Comedy Central Monday, September 28. The last hurrah for John Stewart, who announced in February he’d be leaving the late-nighter after 16 years, is August 6.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tracy Morgan (30 Rock) will sit down with Matt Lauer on Monday’s Today show for his first interview since being critically injured in a June 2014 highway crash. On May 27, Morgan reached a confidential settlement with Walmart, whose truck rammed into the back of a limo van carrying Morgan and others. Comedian and passenger James McNair was killed. “Walmart did right by me and my family, and for my associates and their families,” said Morgan.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bounce TV licensed broadcast rights to all five seasons of The Bernie Mac Show in a multi-year agreement with Twentieth Television. The comedy will air weekdays with back-to-back eps starting June 1.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Over $4 million has been raised for a UCLA endowment for STEM scholars, named for CBS’s The Big Bang Theory. An initial donation from the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation has been supplemented by gifts from nearly 50 people associated with the comedy, including cast members, crew, Warner Bros. Television, CBS and other industry leaders. Twenty Big Bang Theory scholars will be selected for the 2015-16 academic year to receive financial assistance.
(Source: Cynopsis)

There are a slew of TV stars past and present who will take the stage at the 69th Annual Tony Awards. Presenters include Jason Alexander, Bryan Cranston, Larry David, Neil Patrick Harris, Marg Helgenberger, Debra Messing, Jim Parsons, David Hyde Pierce, Keifer Sutherland and Ashley Tisdale. Show airs live on CBS Sunday, June 7 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CMT documentary Urban Cowboy: The Rise and Fall of Gilley’s, the story of the honky tonk that inspired the 1980 John Travolta film, premieres Saturday, June 13 at 9p. Movie airs at 6p. Not enough? A series based on the drama is in development at Fox.
(Source: Cynopsis)

It’s a battle of bakers in Food Network’s Cake Wars, premiering Monday, June 29 at 8p. “Viewers had a sweet spot for Cupcake Wars, and now everything is bigger and better,” promises Bob Tuschman, net GM and SVP.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC’s Hell on Wheels is back for its fifth and final season starting Saturday, July 18 at 9p. First seven episodes air this summer, with the back end following in 2016.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season three of Spike TV’s Catch a Contractor, offering justice for wronged homeowners, launches Sunday, June 21 at 10p. Premiere ep features a grandmother left without a single working toilet after entrusting her savings to a shady workman. Busted!
(Source: Cynopsis)

Add Keke Palmer to the cast of Fox’s Grease: Live, slated for January 31, 2016. The True Jackson, VP alum, who also has a role in upcoming Fox comedy horror series Scream Queens, will play Pink Lady Marty.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Olsen twins may have taken a pass, but Lori Loughlin will return as Becky for Netflix’s Full House sequel, Fuller House. The actress shared the news on GMA Thursday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney XD is sending Phineas and Ferb off in style, with a 37-hour marathon of every episode. Celebration starts Saturday, June 13 at 6a, until the one-hour series finale, “Last Day of Summer,” on Sunday, June 14 at 7p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A new episode of a Disney Junior series will air every weekday from Monday, June 29 through Thursday, August 13 as part of the net’s “Soaring Over Summer” multi-platform event. Fresh installments of Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins, Miles from Tomorrowland, Jake and the Never Land Pirates and Henry Hugglemonster alternate each weekday at 9a on Disney Channel and 7:30p on Disney Junior; guest stars include Audra McDonald, Isla Fisher, Sean Astin, David Tennant, Malcolm McDowell and Alton Brown.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season premiere of WE tv’s Braxton Family Values on May 21 delivered 1.8 million total viewers and series highs of 1.14 million A25-54 and 944,000 W25-54, according to Nielsen Live+3 numbers, making it number one in cable in the demo at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Syndicator Michael King died May 27 after being admitted to the hospital with pneumonia. He was 66. With his brother Roger at King World Productions, King helped turn Oprah Winfrey’s talk show, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and Dr. Phil into juggernauts.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
San Andreas – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi, Paul Giamatti, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson
Aloha – Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray, John Krasinski, Danny McBride, Alec Baldwin
Club Life (Limited Release) – Jerry Ferrara, Jessica Szohr, Robert Davi, Danny A. Abeckaser, Jay R. Ferguson, Al Sapienza, Ryan O’Nan, Allegra Carpenter
Results (Limited Release) – Guy Pearce, Cobie Smolders, Kevin Corrigan, Giovanni Ribisi, Anthony Michael Hall, Brooklyn Decker, Constance Zimmer

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday May 29, 2015
East Side Spring Fair – on 54th St. from Lexington to 3rd Ave.

Saturday May 30, 2015
Lexington Ave. Spring Spectacular – from 34th to 42nd St.
3rd Ave. Community Benefit Festival – from 66th to 86th St.
6th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival – St. Nicholas Ave. from 141st to 145th St.
St. Nicholas Ave. Festival – from 181st to 188th St.

Sunday May 31, 2015
Bleecker St. Event – on Bleecker from Christopher to 8th Ave.
6th Ave. Spring Fest – from 34th to 42nd St.
22nd Annual Spring Crafts Festival – on Broadway from 66th to 72nd St.
Grand Ave. Festival – on Grand Ave. from 65th to 72nd St.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $233 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 $171 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

www.NYLottery.org

CASTING CALL
Seeking DYNAMIC DESIGN DUO to host a new TV makeover series! Open to couples, siblings, business partners, etc., with interior design/contracting/real estate/property flipping expertise to tackle fun and uniquely challenging renovations. Email designduocasting@gmail.com with: names, city, phone number, expertise, recent photos, and website/links.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MOVIES/ NYC STREET FAIRS/ MEGA MILLIONS/ POWERBALL/ CASTING CALL

May 15, 2015

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 5/15/15)
NAT. GEO. WILD: Is Your Dog A Genius? (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: Shark Tank (Finale) at 8pm
CBS: The Amazing Race (Finale) at 8pm
DISCOVERY: Bering Sea Gold (Finale) at 9pm
NBC: Grimm (Finale) at 8pm

(SATURDAY 5/16/15)
HGTV: Living Big Sky (Premiere) at 11pm and 11:30pm
GAC: Texas Flip and Move (Premiere) at 7pm
ID: Scorned: Love Kills (Finale) at 10pm
NBC: Saturday Night Live (Finale) – Host: Louis C.K., Musical Guest: Rihanna at 11:30pm

(SUNDAY 5/17/15)
E!:
Live From The Red Carpet: 2015 Billboard Music Awards at 6pm
ABC:
2015 Billboard Music Awards at 8pm
ABC: America’s Funniest Videos (Finale) at 7pm
AMC: Mad Men (Finale) at 10pm
E!: The Royals (Finale) at 10pm
FOOD: Cutthroat Kitchen: Evilicious (Finale) at 10pm
FOX: The Simpsons (Finale) at 8pm
FOX: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Finale) at 8:30pm
FOX: Family Guy (Finale) at 9pm
FOX: Bob’s Burgers (Finale) at 9:30pm
DISCOVER LIFE: Hoarding: Behind Closed Doors (Finale) at 10pm
PBS: Call The Midwife (Finale) at 8pm

The guest list has been set for the final broadcasts of the Late Show with David Letterman, airing Monday, May 18, Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 at 11:35p. Tom Hanks appears on the show on Monday, along with rocker Eddie Vedder. Bill Murray, Letterman’s first guest on Late Show’s August 30, 1993 premiere, guests on Tuesday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In more Letterman news, Dave sits down for an interview with Jane Pauley on CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood to air May 17 at 9a. Excerpts will be broadcast today on CBS This Morning at 7a and on the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley at 6:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Harry Shearer, the voice behind Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Waylon Smithers and Principal Skinner, is exiting The Simpsons, due to a reported contract dispute. “Harry Shearer was offered the same deal the rest of the cast accepted, and passed. The show will go on and we wish him well,” said executive producer Al Jean in a statement to the New York Times, adding that the show does not plan to kill off characters like Burns and Flanders and will instead “recast with the finest voiceover talent available.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox News Channel is launching a comedic news hour on Sunday nights. The Greg Gutfeld Show, premiering May 31 at 10p, will feature parodies on current events. Gutfeld will also interview newsmakers, culture critics, and media personalities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC Family‘s Job or No Job, a reality show about young adults interviewing for their dream positions, has begun production in Chicago. Jane Buckingham, founder and CEO of Trendera and author of The Modern Girl’s Guide to Life, will serve as career expert. Show premieres Wednesday, August 5 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

atti LuPone makes a special guest appearance on Showtime‘s Penny Dreadful on Sunday, May 17 at 10p. In the special flashback episode, Vanessa (Eva Green) meets “The Cut-Wife” (LuPone), who teaches her how to harness her powers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ray Liotta narrates Avenging the Alamo: The Road to Texas Rising on History, on Monday, May 18, at 10p on History. The one-hour special takes an in-depth look at the events preceding and surrounding the defense of the Alamo and its legacy.The doc is a precursor to History’s event series Texas Rising, premiering on Memorial Day.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Oprah Winfrey Network premieres Dance Crash on Saturday, May 30 at 10p.The one-hour special follows Brandee Evans, a professional dancer and celebrity choreographer, as she travels to Atlanta’s Westlake High School to overhaul the dance team.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC airs Submissive Wives’ Guide To Marriage on Sunday, May 17 at 9p. The hour long special chronicles the lives of three married couples, two living in submissive marriages and one considering the lifestyle.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Snoop Dogg guest stars on the special half-hour premiere of Nickelodeon’s Sanjay and Craig, airing Sunday, May 17 at 7:30p. He plays Street Dogg, a rap legend and friendly guy eager to rhyme with the kids.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Caity Lotz (Arrow) has joined the cast of The CW‘s DC Legends of Tomorrow as White Canary.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Steve Pasquale (The Good Wife) has landed a role in FX‘s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. He’ll play former LAPD detective Mark Fuhrman.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Late Show With David Letterman drew its largest audience in more than four years the week of May 4 to 8. The CBS talk show, whose guests included President Obama and Reese Witherspoon, averaged 3.82 million viewers, according to Nielsen and stood as the most-watched late night program.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV One original movie, For the Love of Ruth, which aired on Saturday, May 9, yielded a combined reach of 1.7 million total viewers 2+, Live +3. In addition, it was the No. 1 movie premiere telecast on Saturday among Black Adults 18-49, Black Adults 25-54, Black Females 18-49, and Black Females 25-54.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MOVIES
Mad Max: Fury Road – Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Nathan Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Pitch Perfect 2 – Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Skylar Astin, Adam DeVine, Katey Sagal, Anna Camp
Every Secret Thing (Limited Release) – Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Danielle MacDonald, Nate Parker, Common, Colin Donnell, Amy Tribbey
Good Kill (Limited Release) – Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Bruce Greenwood, Zoe Kravitz, Jake Abel, Dylan Kenin, Stafford Douglas, Alma Sisneros
I’ll See You In My Dreams (Limited Release) – Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Malin Ackerman, June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, Mary Kay Place, Reid Scott

NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday May 15,2015
Bowling Green Park Fair – at Broadway and Whitehall St.

Saturday May 16, 2015
The 9th Ave. International Food Festival – on 9th Ave. from 42nd to 57th St.
Times Square Spring Fest – on 46th St. from 6th to 7th Ave.
Graham Ave. Fiesta – on Graham Ave. from Boerum St. to Broadway

Sunday May 17, 2015
Fabulous 5th Ave. Festival – on 5th Ave. from St. John to 12th St.
The 9th Ave. International Food Festival – on 9th Ave. from 42nd to 57th St.
52nd Street Spring Fair – from 6th to 7th Ave.

MEGA MILLIONS
Today’s Jackpot is $159 million

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

www.NYLottery.org

POWERBALL
Saturday’s Jackpot is $110 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

www.NYLottery.org

CASTING CALL
Jillian Michael’s New Fitness Show for LOS ANGELES LOCALS. Casting active men and women 25-40 yrs old who are ONLY 10-20 pounds away from being SHREDDED! Get paid to go from FLAB to FAB by end of summer! Email NAME, CONTACTS, CURRENT/GOAL HEIGHT and WEIGHT & RECENT PICTURES to MyNewBodyCasting@gmail.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ CASTING CALL

May 14, 2015

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 5/14/15)
DIY: Income Property (Premiere) at 8pm and 9pm
FOX: Wayward Pines (Premiere) at 9pm
IFC: Maron (Premiere) at 10pm
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy (Finale) at 8pm
ABC: Scandal (Finale) at 9pm
ABC: American Crime (Finale) at 10pm
BRAVO: The Real Housewives of Melbourne (Finale) at 9pm
CBS: The Odd Couple (Finale) at 8:30pm
CBS: Elementary (Finale) at 10pm
NBC: The Blacklist (Finale) at 9pm
SPORTSMAN CHANNEL: Apex Predator (Finale) at 8pm
THE CW: The Vampire Diaries (Finale) at 8pm
THE CW: Reign (Finale) at 9pm

CSI is ending its 15-season run on CBS in style, with a two-hour movie airing Sunday, September 27. The special finale will reunite original stars William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger, and feature other cast members who have been on the procedural over the years, including Ted Danson. “CSI was one of the shows that helped us reverse our fortunes and we are really glad to be able to give it the send off it deserves,” said Kelly Kahl, SVP, CBS Primetime.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bradley Cooper, whose TV credits include Alias, is heading back to the small screen. The actor, exec producer on the CBS series adaptation of his 2011 movie Limitless, will reprise his film role and recur as a sidekick to Jake McDorman’s character. Cooper appears in the pilot and will continue on the show, depending on his availability, moving forward.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Deadline is reporting that Peter MacNicol is exiting CSI: Cyber. The actor, who plays FBI Assistant Deputy Director Simon Sifter on the CBS drama, will not return for the show’s second season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance) will emcee the live broadcast of the Critics’ Choice Television Awards on A&E Sunday, May 31 at 8p. Deeley hosted  the first Critics’ Choice Television Awards in 2011.
(Source: Cynopsis)

E!‘s Live from the Red Carpet offers access to stars ahead of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 17 at 6p. Giuliana Rancic and Terrence Jenkins welcome the likes of Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Iggy Azalea, Nick Jonas, One Direction and Nicki Minaj.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The series that started it all, Bravo Media’s The Real Housewives of Orange County, is back for a landmark 10th season on Monday, June 8 at 9p. Original housewife Vicki Gunvalson returns along with Tamra Judge, Heather Dubrow and Shannon Beador. Added to the mix: Meghan King Edmonds and Lizzie Rovsek.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The summer continues to heat up on ABC Family with the announcement of new and returning series premieres. Monica the Medium bows Monday, July 13 at 10p, followed by Job or No Job on Wednesday, August 5 at 9p, Next Step Realty: NYC on Tuesday, August 11 at 9p, Kevin from Work on Wednesday, August 12 at 8:30p and Startup U on Tuesday, August 18 at 8p. Young & Hungry returns Wednesday, August 12 at 8p, followed by Chasing Life on Monday, August 17 at 9p and Switched at Birth on Monday, August 24 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner has joined the cast of FX’s American Crime Story: The People Vs. O.J. Simpson, reports Variety. He’ll play A.C. Cowlings, the ex pro football player and Simpson pal, who drove the white Ford Bronco in the infamous televised police chase.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s Dancing With the Stars: The Results Show beat out its unscripted competition in the 8 to 9p hour for the 2nd straight week in total viewers (10.0 million), topping NBC’s The Voice by 1.0 million viewers and FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen by 6.8 million viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CASTING CALL
For reality contestants but looking for your ideas on a new reality TV show. Have you ever thought that you or someone you know could have their own series? All unscripted TV genres are acceptable, incl competition, dating, makeover, adventure, etc.A legal release doc for your submission first needs to be filed. Accepting apps from age 13+. Email for legal release HERE realitygoldsubmissions@gmail.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)