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September 28, 2022

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

ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 9/28/22)
BRAVO: The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City (Premiere) at 9pm
DISNEY+: The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers (Premiere)
HBO: Hostages (Premiere) at 9pm
HULU: The D’Amelio Show (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Eat the Rich: The GameStop Saga (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Too Hot to Handle: Brazil (Premiere)
PBS: Rivers of Life (Premiere) at 8pm
SYFY: Resident Alien (Finale) at 10pm
TLC: Bad Hair Day (Finale) at 10pm

The January 6 hearing scheduled for today has been postponed due to Hurricane Ian. “We’re praying for the safety of all those in the storm’s path,” said the House committee in a statement. “The Select Committee’s investigation goes forward and we will soon announce a date for the postponed proceedings.” It was to have been the committee’s ninth and final hearing.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix is taking a deeper dive into gaming. In addition to its recent acquisition of three games studios, the streamer is building its own internal game development studio. Based in Helsinki, Finland, the new studio will be headed by Marko Lastikka, the co-founder and former GM of the Zygna Helsinki game development studio. “This is another step in our vision to build a world-class games studio that will bring a variety of delightful and deeply engaging original games — with no ads and no in-app purchases — to our hundreds of millions of members around the world,” said Netflix VP of Game Studios Amir Rahimi in a blog post.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix is not moving forward with “Grendel.” The series, based on a character in the Dark Horse comic book series, had gotten an eight-episode order and was part of Netflix’s first look deal with Dark Horse Entertainment.
(Source: Cynopsis)

OWN and national voting rights leaders have launched the OWN Your Vote 2022 campaign, aimed at mobilizing Black women to vote in the upcoming midterm election and arming their communities to do the same. The initiative first launched in 2020.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AMC Networks is developing two horror-themed projects under its “script-to-series” model, with writers’ rooms’ for “Seconds,” a reimagining of the 1966 film starring Rock Hudson, with a female lead, and “The Devil In Silver,” potentially the first season of an anthology series that will feature people caught up in horrific stories. “As we continue to establish AMC+ as the home of premium marquee content for adults, these projects are both right in the sweet spot of that brand and value proposition – great stories with unforgettable characters that break through and say something about our broader world,” said Dan McDermott, President of Entertainment and AMC Studios for AMC Networks.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Limited series “Under the Bridge,” based on the book about the true story of a 14-year-old girl who went missing at a party and the teens accused of her murder, landed an order from Hulu. The ABC Signature project will be executive produced by Samir Mehta and Liz Tigelaar, who will also serve as showrunners.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Disney Branded Television has ordered Disney Original Movie “The Slumber Party,” based on teen novel The Sleepover by Jen Malone, from Imagine Kids+Family. Brian Grazer and Ron Howard serve as executive producers of the movie, along with Stephanie Sperber and Jennilee Cummings for Imagine Kids+Family and production partner Jax Media’s Jake Fuller, Tony Hernandez and John Hodges. “The Slumber Party” is directed by Veronica Rodriguez (“Let’s Get Married”) and Eydie Faye (“Fuller House”) is the writer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jesse Collins will serve as showrunner and executive producer for the Golden Globe Awards, airing Tuesday, January 10 at 8p on NBC. Jesse Collins Entertainment President Dionne Harmon will also EP. Collins and Harmon are Emmy winners for the 2022 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Matt Lappin has been upped from senior supervising producer to co-executive producer of CBS’ “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jen Lilley (“Days of Our Lives,” “Royally Wrapped for Christmas”) and Jesse Hutch (“Batwoman,” “Dream Wedding”) are set to star in Great American Family original movie “Stay for Christmas.” The film is part of Great American Christmas, the network’s holiday programming franchise which returns on October 21.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Casting notes: Jennifer Ehle (“Fifty Shades of Grey”) will play an Irish nun in Paramount+ series “1923.”…K.C. Collins (“Lost Girl”) has joined season two of Fox’s “The Cleaning Lady” in a recurring role.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season seven of HLN’s “Vengeance” franchise kicks off Sunday, October 9 at 9p and 10p, with “Vengeance: Killer Coworkers.” First up: the story of a young accountant whose death leads police to “a world of drugs and drag.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Italian series “Supersex” will start streaming on Netflix in 2023. Inspired by the story of European porn star Rocco Siffredi, the seven-parter will explore a man’s path to a career in pornography.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The tenth and final season of British series “Doc Martin” starts streaming Monday, October 17 on Acorn TV. Special “Doc Martin – A Celebration” premieres on December 26, with the series finale, a Christmas special, set to premiere December 31.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also headed for a tenth season is VH1 reality show “Black Ink Crew New York.” This go-round, the group “faces a reckoning they never saw coming.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor, comedian, producer and real estate investor Mike Epps (“Next Friday”) is on a mission to revitalize his childhood street in the newly greenlighted HGTV series “Buying Back the Block” (wt). Epps and his wife, television producer and design enthusiast Kyra Epps, will oversee project in the three-episode series, slated to air in summer 2023.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“YOLO: Silver Destiny” debuts Sunday, January 15 at midnight on Adult Swim. The follow-up to “YOLO: Crystal Fantasy” sees the return of Australian party girls, Sarah (Sarah Bishop) and Rachel (Todor Manojlovic), who are still looking for fun times, new experiences, positive vibes, and hot guys in the bizarre town of Wollongong.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Spector,” a four-part docuseries about music producer Phil Spector and what happened on the night in 2003 when actress Lana Clarkson was shot dead in his mansion, will be released on demand and on streaming platforms for Showtime subscribers on Friday, November 4, ahead of its linear premiere on Sunday, November 6 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Family sports comedy “Fantasy Football” will exclusively premiere on Paramount+ on Friday, November 25. Starring and produced by Marsai Martin (“Little”), the film also stars Omari Hardwick (“Army of the Dead,” “Pieces of Her”), Kelly Rowland (“American Soul”) and Rome Flynn (“How to Get Away with Murder”).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Prime Video and ONE Championship are set to present their second primetime event, “ONE on Prime Video 2: Xiong vs. Lee III,” on Friday, September 30, featuring three World Championship fights in three different martial arts disciplines. The event, broadcast live from Singapore, kicks off at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shudder has acquired the rights to “Satan’s Slaves: Communion,”sequel to the Shudder Original “Satan’s Slaves,” following a family living in a rundown apartment after escaping terror from their mother. The film, which was the first Indonesian film shot with IMAX technology, will be available on Shudder on Friday, November 4.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Walmart is launching two new immersive experiences in the metaverse platform, Roblox. Called Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play, the spaces offer interactive content and entertainment for customers. Walmart Land will bring fashion, style, beauty and entertainment items to the global Roblox community, while Walmart’s Universe of Play offers a virtual toy destination. ”We’re showing up in a big way – creating community, content, entertainment and games through the launch of Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play,” said William White, CMO, Walmart US. “Roblox is one of the fastest growing and largest platforms in the metaverse, and we know our customers are spending loads of time there. So, we’re focusing on creating new and innovative experiences that excite them.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Weekend ratings saw FOX Sports’ America’s Game of the Week drum up 26.4 million viewers on Sunday, a 14% rise over year-ago numbers and marking FOX’s most-watch telecast since the NFC Championship Game in January. The NFL Regional Window, meanwhile, averaged 13.8 million viewers, up 7%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Around the dial, the NFL on CBS is reporting its best September viewership in seven years, averaging more than 18 million viewers during the period. The network’s coverage of the Week 3 singleheader averaged 14.679 million viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC Sports’ Sunday Night Football saw Sunday’s 49ers/Broncos average 18.9 million to rank as TV’s top primetime show for the third time in three weeks. Sunday Night Football is averaging 1.4 million live streaming viewers across Peacock, NBC Sports and NFL Digital Properties.
(Source: Cynopsis)

On the college front, ABC/ESPN landed three of the top five games in week four of the season. Viewership was led by Wisconsin and Ohio State, which averaged 4.6 million viewers. The Arkansas and Texas A&M battle delivered an average of 3.5 million viewers, as did the contest between Notre Dame and North Carolina.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS Sports scored its most watched Florida/Tennessee game in 13 years, with this year’s contest averaging 5.571 million viewers, up 34% over last year’s comparable window.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ESPN Sunday Night Baseball on September 25, led by the Yankees topping the Red Sox, delivered its second-largest audience of the season, according to Nielsen. The game across the ESPN and ESPN2 telecasts averaged 2,203,000 viewers prior to the rain delay, peaking with 2,770,000 viewers in the 7:45-8p quarter hour during Aaron Judge’s at bat.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC Sports rolled out coverage plans for the 2023 NTT Indycar Series, which will see the 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 28. The slate also features 13 races on the NBC broadcast network and the streaming of every race on Peacock, including one exclusive presentation for the second consecutive year. NBC will air seven consecutive races to open the season, beginning with the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, on March 5, and concluding that run with the first-ever Streets of Detroit on June 4.
(Source: Cynopsis)

DAZN acquired Eleven Sports and Team Whistle, in a move that will expand DAZN’s capabilities in the live sports streaming sector. The transaction, when completed, will propel DAZN to become the broadcaster of top football leagues in Portugal and Belgium. The acquisition of Team Whistle will enable DAZN to reach younger audiences, diversify and expand its fan engagement capabilities.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The NBA announced the launch of the reimagined global NBA App, offering new personalization features, the NBA App will feature social-style vertical video, behind-the-scenes access to players and teams, new and existing shows and series, and access to the NBA vault for free. Additionally, the NBA has launched NBA ID, the league’s new global membership program offering fans benefits and rewards from the league, teams and its partners.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Raycom Sport, a wholly owned division of Gray Television, has purchased the Jim Moskovitz Sports Archives of unedited and previously broadcast interviews on US and Canadian radio and television. The archives include broadcast TV, cable and radio programming.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix’s “Dahmer: Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” has drawn a massive 196.2 million viewers since its September 21 launch. The Ryan Murphy limited series stars Even Peters (“American Horror Story”) as the serial killer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The first week of the new season for most syndicated shows, ending September 18, featured “Jeopardy!” (4.9 Live+SD national Nielsen rating, up 23% from the week before) regaining the game show and overall syndication lead. “The Kelly Clarkson Show” (0.9, up 29%) began its fourth season on a high note, taking sole possession of third place in talk. “The Drew Barrymore Show” (all-time high 0.8, up 100%) doubled its rating with its season opener and improved 60% from last year. “The Jennifer Hudson Show” (premiere week 0.7), which replaced “Nick Cannon”in many Fox markets, beat that show by 133%, while “Sherri” (0.7) outperformed“The Wendy Williams Show,”the show it replaced, by 40%.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FOX News Channel finished the third quarter of 2022 as cable’s most-watched network in primetime and total day viewers, according to Nielsen, while FOX Business Network saw double-digit audience growth year-over-year and delivered its highest-rated quarter since 2020 with viewers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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SARAH JESSICA PARKER’S TWINS MARION & TABITHA BRODERICK LOOK ALL GROWN UP IN RARE RED CARPET APPEARANCE

September 28, 2022

SARAH JESSICA PARKER’S TWINS MARION & TABITHA BRODERICK LOOK ALL GROWN UP IN RARE RED CARPET APPEARANCE
https://www.eonline.com/news/1348184/sarah-jessica-parkers-twins-marion-and-tabitha-broderick-look-all-grown-up-in-rare-red-carpet-appearance

HAYDEN PANETTIERE DETAILS HEARTBREAKING CUSTODY ARRANGEMENT WITH WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO ON “RED TABLE TALK”

September 28, 2022

HAYDEN PANETTIERE DETAILS HEARTBREAKING CUSTODY ARRANGEMENT WITH WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO ON “RED TABLE TALK”
https://toofab.com/2022/09/27/hayden-panettiere-custody-wladimir-klitschko-red-table-talk/

POST MALONE WILL RETURN TO THE STAGE AFTER HOSPITALIZATION FOLLOWING FALL

September 27, 2022

POST MALONE WILL RETURN TO THE STAGE AFTER HOSPITALIZATION FOLLOWING FALL
https://www.tmz.com/2022/09/27/post-malone-returning-performing-onstage-after-boston-hospital/

HAILEY BIEBER ADDRESSES SELENA GOMEZ ROMANTIC CROSSOVER WITH JUSTIN BIEBER RUMORS

September 27, 2022

HAILEY BIEBER ADDRESSES SELENA GOMEZ ROMANTIC CROSSOVER WITH JUSTIN BIEBER RUMORS
https://toofab.com/2022/09/27/hailey-bieber-selena-gomez-romantic-crossover-justin-bieber/

KENAN THOMPSON’S (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE) EX-WIFE CHRISTINA EVANGELINE IS DATING HIS FORMER CO-STAR CHRIS REDD

September 27, 2022

KENAN THOMPSON’S (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE) EX-WIFE CHRISTINA EVANGELINE IS DATING HIS FORMER CO-STAR CHRIS REDD
https://www.tmz.com/2022/09/27/kenan-thompson-ex-wife-date-snl-alum-chris-redd-christina-evangeline/

VICTORIA BECKHAM APPEARS TO BE REMOVED DAVID BECKHAM INITIALS TATTOO WHICH SPARKED MARRIAGE TROUBLE CONCERNS; THE COUPLE DENIES MARITAL ISSUES

September 27, 2022

VICTORIA BECKHAM APPEARS TO BE REMOVED DAVID BECKHAM INITIALS TATTOO WHICH SPARKED MARRIAGE TROUBLE CONCERNS; THE COUPLE DENIES MARITAL ISSUES
https://www.tmz.com/2022/09/27/victoria-beckham-sparks-marriage-trouble-concerns-with-david-over-tattoo/

CARDI B SHOWS HER ALMOST FULL BUTT TATTOO IN INSTAGRAM POST

September 27, 2022

CARDI B SHOWS HER ALMOST FULL BUTT TATTOO IN INSTAGRAM POST
https://toofab.com/2022/09/27/cardi-b-shows-butt-tattoo-instagram/

SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS IS SUED BY A WOMAN CLAIMING TO BE KIM PORTER’S NIECE FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION

September 27, 2022

SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS IS SUED BY A WOMAN CLAIMING TO BE KIM PORTER’S NIECE FOR WRONGFUL TERMINATION
https://www.tmz.com/2022/09/27/diddy-sue-kim-porter-niece-claim-wrongful-termination/

SHAKIRA IS GOING TO TRIAL IN SPAIN OVER ALLEGED TAX FRAUD

September 27, 2022

SHAKIRA IS GOING TO TRIAL IN SPAIN OVER ALLEGED TAX FRAUD
https://www.tmz.com/2022/09/27/shakira-go-trial-spain-tax-fraud/