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FIRST LOOK/ ON TV

February 2, 2023

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

ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 2/2/23)
HBO Max: Flordelis: A Family Crime (Premiere)
ID: Death in the Deep South (Premiere) at 10pm
NETFLIX: Freeridge (Premiere)
NETFLIX: Make My Day (Premiere)
ABC: Celebrity Jeopardy! (Finale) at 8pm
FOX: Welcome to Flatch (Finale) at 9pm

HBO has canceled “Pennyworth” after three seasons. The news comes after the series was missing from the plan for Warner Bros. Discovery’s new comic book studio slate. The DC Comics origin series concluded in November.
(Source: Cynopsis)

HBO ordered to series a comedy documentary starring and executive produced by Jerrod Carmichael. The series will center on Carmichael’s personal life.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury renewed “Family Feud” through 2026. Under the extension, the game show, currently hosted by Steve Harvey, will launch its 50th year on television – on FOX, CBS, Nexstar, Scripps and Tegna.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount+ is developing a three-part Lollapalooza docuseries. Michael John Warren will direct “Lolla: The Story of Lollapalooza,” featuring the festival’s inaugural year performers Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails, Violent Femmes and more in 1991. MTV Entertainment Studios and FunMeter will produce the series in partnership with C3 Presents.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Terminal List” scored a second season and prequel series. Starring Chris Pratt and Taylor Kitsch, the Amazon Studios original kicks off a franchise with an early season two renewal and an origin series.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Warner Bros. Television is in development with John Wells and Ivo Van Hove for a music conservatory series. Written by Matthew-Lee Erlbach, the psychological thriller series “Doll” will be set in the world of a modern music conservatory, inspired by Erlbarch’s classical voice training experience.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Off The Fence and Dash Pictures extended their partnership for “Billy and Dom Eat the World.” OTF reported that it will develop a new six-part series starring Billy Boyd and Dominic Managhan. Immortalized as hobbits Merry and Pippin in “The Lord of the Rings,” the two will embark on a global food adventure in six locations, each with a one-hour episode.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“Blindspotting” season two will premiere on April 14. The Starz will have a two-episode debut starting at 9p, with new episodes airing every Friday.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A new season of HGTV’s “Rock the Block” launches on March 6. The home renovation competition series returns with a six-episode season with some of the biggest houses and the biggest budgets in the show’s history.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth” returns to Showtime on February 26. Season eight of the Emmy-nominated docuseries hosted by John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon and Jennifer Palmieri will hit the ground running to examine a new era of government under President Joe Biden.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“The Blacklist” is coming to a close with season 10. The NBC drama returns February 26.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TelevisaUnivision expanded its 2023 upfront event. Said Donna Speciale, President of US Advertising Sales and Marketing, “We’ve reached the tipping point. The cultural firepower of US Hispanics is indisputable, and more brands than ever are making the commitment to invest in this audience.” The upfront will take place on May 16 at Pier 26 in New York.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tubi is streaming “Generation” following its removal from HBO Max. All 16 episodes of the series about a group of high school students as they explore identity and sexuality are now available.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Paramount+ made a series of original title removals from its platform. “Real World: Homecoming,” Jordan Peele’s “The Twilight Zone,” “Interrogation” and more were some of the scrapped titles.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tom Brady will retire “for good” this time. The seven-time Super Bowl champion is leaving the field and taking to the booth as the new lead NFL analyst on Fox. In a video posted on Twitter, Brady said, “Thank you guys for allowing me to live my absolute dream. I wouldn’t change a thing. I love you all.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Apple announced its streaming Season Pass for Major League Soccer. Bringing exclusive coverage to more than 100 countries, the service will cost $12.99 for Apple TV+ subscribers, and $14.99 per month for non-subscribers.
(Source: Cynopsis)

NBC Sports will stream the 2023 Guinness Six Nations Rugby Championship on February 4 and 5. Teams from England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales will face off over the course of six weeks, beginning with Wales versus Ireland on Saturday, February 4. All matches will stream live on Peacock, CNBC will air seven matches and NBC will air a selection of matches on delay. Reigning champion France won 5-0 in 2022.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Cowgirl Channel is launching on Dish Network and SLING TV. Dedicated to women in western sports and the modern cowgirl, the channel will stream on Channel 269 this month, as part of Dish Network’s “America’s Top 120 Package.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix is adding spatial audio and a higher device accessibility to its premium plan. The $19.99 per month tier will offer subscribers the option to stream and download on six devices (previously four), and theater-like sound to over 700 titles, including upcoming releases including “You” and “Tour de France.” The upgraded features will be available at no additional cost.
(Source: Cynopsis)

That’s the good news. Netflix will also continue to crack down on password sharing by asking people to pay an extra fee to use its services outside the household. Under the new terms, subscribers will have to choose a primary location for their TV, where all accounts and devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi. Subscribers using a separate device in the same home will have to launch the app at least once a month, “to ensure that [the] devices are associated with [the] primary location,” according to the company’s website. The streamer has already tested additional membership fees for account sharing in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Uzo Aduba will star in Shondaland’s “The Residence” on Netflix. From writer Paul William Davies, the eight-episode adaptation of Kate Andersen Brower’s novel “The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House” centers on a murder mystery and a State Dinner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Toks Olagundoye has joined Paramount+’s “Frasier.” The star of “The Neighbors” will play Olivia, the university head of a psychology department and colleague of Alan, Frasier’s friend from college (played by Nicholas Lyndhurst).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Shannon DeVido and Jackson Kelly have joined the cast of “Lucky Hank” from Bob Odenkirk and Mireille Enos. DeVido will play an English professor and Kelly will play one of her students. The series premieres March 19 on AMC and AMC+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

“El Señor de los Cielos” is Primetime’s #1 Spanish-language program.The eighth season of the Telemundo drama has ranked as the top drama program for A18-49 on six out of nine nights since its premiere, according to Nielsen. Delivering 836,000 A18-49 and 363,000 A8-34 in its second week, growing +2% and +17% respectively, the series also ranked as the most social drama series across all TV during its second week, based on total interactions and total video views.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Hallmark Channel was the #1 entertainment cable network in January. With its annual “New Year New Movies!” programming event, the net rose in the ranks to become the most watched across entertainment cable for the entire month in Total Day, Primetime, Weekend Total Day and Weekend Primetime among key demos.
(Source: Cynopsis)

MISSY ELLIOTT MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST TO BE NOMINATED TO THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME

February 2, 2023

MISSY ELLIOTT MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST TO BE NOMINATED TO THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME
https://www.eonline.com/news/1363517/missy-elliott-makes-history-as-first-female-hip-hop-artist-to-be-nominated-to-rock-roll-hall-of-fame

BEYONCE ANNOUNCES HER ‘RENAISSANCE’ WORLD TOUR

February 2, 2023

BEYONCE ANNOUNCES HER ‘RENAISSANCE’ WORLD TOUR
https://www.eonline.com/news/1363421/beyonce-announces-renaissance-tour-and-were-already-crazy-in-love

OZZY OSBOURNE OFFICIALLY RETIRES FROM TOURING AFTER MAJOR SPINAL SURGERY

February 2, 2023

OZZY OSBOURNE OFFICIALLY RETIRES FROM TOURING AFTER MAJOR SPINAL SURGERY
https://www.eonline.com/news/1363407/ozzy-osbourne-officially-retires-from-touring-after-major-spinal-injury

JESSICA SIMPSON SPILLS ON SECRET ROMANCE WITH ‘MASSIVE MOVIE STAR’ AFTER NICK LACHEY DIVORCE

February 2, 2023

JESSICA SIMPSON SPILLS ON SECRET ROMANCE WITH ‘MASSIVE MOVIE STAR’ AFTER NICK LACHEY DIVORCE
https://toofab.com/2023/02/01/jessica-simpson-movie-star-after-nick-lachey-divorce/

KEANU REEVES GETS PROTECTION FROM ALLEGED STALKER WHO THINKS THEY’RE RELATED

February 2, 2023

KEANU REEVES GETS PROTECTION FROM ALLEGED STALKER WHO THINKS THEY’RE RELATED
https://www.tmz.com/2023/02/01/keanu-reeves-alleged-stalker-thinks-blood-related-restraining-order/

DAMAR HAMLIN (BUFFALO BILLS) ATTENDS “MASKED SINGER’ TAPING WEEKS AFTER MNF MEDICAL EMERGENCY

February 2, 2023

DAMAR HAMLIN (BUFFALO BILLS) ATTENDS “MASKED SINGER’ TAPING WEEKS AFTER MNF MEDICAL EMERGENCY
https://www.tmz.com/2023/02/01/damar-hamlin-masked-singer-taping-public-appearance/

TOM BRADY SAYS HE’S RETIRING FOR GOOD THIS TIME FROM THE NFL

February 2, 2023

TOM BRADY SAYS HE’S RETIRING FOR GOOD THIS TIME FROM THE NFL
https://www.tmz.com/2023/02/01/tom-brady-says-hes-retiring-for-good/

VANILLA ICE RECALLS EX-GIRLFRIEND MADONNA’S CRAZY MARRIAGE PROPOSAL

February 2, 2023

VANILLA ICE RECALLS EX-GIRLFRIEND MADONNA’S CRAZY MARRIAGE PROPOSAL
https://toofab.com/2023/02/01/vanilla-ice-madonna-marriage-proposal/

PHOEBE DYNEVOR SAYS SHE WON’T BE IN “BRIDGERTON” SEASON THREE

February 2, 2023

PHOEBE DYNEVOR SAYS SHE WON’T BE IN “BRIDGERTON” SEASON THREE
https://toofab.com/2023/01/30/phoebe-dynevor-bridgerton-season-3/