FIRST LOOK/ ON TV

May 25, 2017

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 5/25/17)
NBC: Red Nose Day at 10pm
BRAVO: Million Dollar Listing (Premiere) at 9pm
BRAVO: Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Design And Conquer (Premiere) at 10:15pm
FOX: Beat Shazam (Premiere) at 8pm
FOX: Love Connection (Premiere) at 9pm
GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY: My Lottery Dream House (Premiere) at 9pm
HGTV: House Hunters (Premiere) at 8pm
HGTV: Vintage Flip (Premiere) at 11pm
TLC: Big & Little: Supersized (Premiere) at 10pm
WE TV: Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta (Premiere) at 10pm
SCIENCE: Mysteries of the Abandoned (Finale) at 10pm
SHOWTIME: Dark Net (Finale) at 10pm
WE: Braxton Family Values (Finale) at 9pm

ABC is airing Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night for the tenth consecutive year in conjunction with the NBA Finals. Special episodes will air in primetime at 8p every night of the finals, and following the game on the West Coast, beginning with game one on Thursday, June 1. The lineup of guests includes Billy Crystal, Robert Downey Jr., Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Hart and Tom Holland with special appearances by Snoop Dogg and Karl Malone.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ellen DeGeneres is teaming with Netflix for her first standup special in 15 years. The news was revealed on Twitter on Wednesday, when the comedian/talk show host replied to the Internet network’s invitation, tweeting, “Let me think about it. Ok I’m in.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Morgan Freeman , Steve Martin, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon and Ellen DeGeneres will help honor Diane Keaton, recipient of the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award, at a tribute on Thursday, June 8 gala at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. TNT will air the event on Thursday, June 15 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Justice Network and TEGNA are airing multi-platform coverage of missing children in their local communities on Thursday, May 25, National Missing Children’s Day. The pair have also teamed to support the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and their #RockOneSock campaign, encouraging people to don one sock during the month of May and posting a photo to social media.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Paley Center for Media presents the first-ever museum exhibition celebrating American Horror Story. American Horror Story: The Style of Scare features costumes, set pieces, props and more from the FX anthology series. Exhibit opens Saturday, June 3 at Paley Center’s Beverly Hills location.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Crackle began filming original movie, Party Boat, starring Jay Mohr (SNL, Jerry McGuire), Brett Davern (Awkward, Chosen), Beau Mirchoff (Awkward), Katie Leclerc (Switched at Birth) and Sung Kang (Power, Fast and Furious 6). The comedy centers on Max (Davern) throwing a 25th birthday party for his best friend Kiley (Leclerc).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Freeform ’s Shadowhunters and Stitchers return with back-to-back episodes next month. The summer premiere of Shadowhunters airs Monday, June 5 at 8p, followed by the Season 3 debut of Stitchers at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Viceland ’s American Boy Band debuts Thursday, June 8 at 10:30p. Series follows Kevin Abstract and Brockhampton as they get face-to-face with fans during their first tour as headliners.
(Source: Cynopsis)

American Heroes Channel pays tribute to the armed forces with its third annual Salute to Sacrifice event, kicking off on Saturday, May 27 at 8p and continuing through Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.
(Source: Cynopsis)

CBS also has plans for Memorial Day weekend, remembering fallen military and their families with a special CBS Cares public service announcement running throughout the holiday weekend, beginning Friday, May 26. The PSA, featuring 60 Minutes correspondent and Vietnam War veteran, Steve Kroft, encourages viewers to honor the fallen and help their families cope with grief by volunteering or donating to Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Turner Classic Movies and FilmStruck celebrate Pride Month in June with movie lineups dedicated to exploring LGBT themes in cinema. TCM will air Gay Hollywood, hosted by Dave Karger and William Mann, every Thursday throughout the month, while FilmStruck presents a Gay and Lesbian Cinema showcase, hosted by Alonso Duralde.
(Source: Cynopsis)

National Urban League Presents: State of Black American Town Hall airs on TV One on Wednesday, May 31 at 8p. The televised town hall, hosted by News One Now’s Roland Martin, dissects the National Urban League’s semi-annual report with commentary by a panel of African-American thought leaders.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TruTV ’s Impractical Jokers is heading to syndication, having been cleared in 85% of U.S. markets. The launch is scheduled for September 2017. Currently in its sixth season and already greenlit for a seventh, it’s the net’s longest running series and top rated original comedy in all key demos.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Vera Farmiga and Mel Rodriguez have boarded the cast of sci-fi anthology Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. Series was commissioned by UK’s Channel 4, slated to air later this year, and will also launch on Amazon Prime in the U.S.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sharon Lawrence, Alimi Ballard , and Morgot Bingham are set for recurring roles on Season 2 of OWN’s Queen Sugar.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The season finales of NBC’s The Voice and ABC’s Dancing With the Stars were the most-watched and highest-rated shows on Tuesday night. The Voice scored 9.07 million viewers and a 2.0 A18-49 rating in Live+SD, while Dancing nabbed 8.84 million viewers and 1.4 A18-49.
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

BARRY WHITE’S SON SUES HIS FATHER’S ESTATE AND HIS WIDOW GLODEAN WHITE

May 24, 2017

BARRY WHITE’S SON SUES HIS FATHER’S ESTATE AND HIS WIDOW GLODEAN WHITE
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JAMIE FOXX SAYS OPRAH WINFREY SAVED HIM FROM ALCOHOL

May 24, 2017

JAMIE FOXX SAYS OPRAH WINFREY SAVED HIM FROM ALCOHOL
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DANI MATHERS CONVICTED IN BODY SHAMING CASE

May 24, 2017

DANI MATHERS CONVICTED IN BODY SHAMING CASE
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KIM KARDASHIAN WISHES KANYE WEST A HAPPY 3-YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND REMINISCES ABOUT WEDDING

May 24, 2017

KIM KARDASHIAN WISHES KANYE WEST A HAPPY 3-YEAR ANNIVERSARY AND REMINISCES ABOUT WEDDING
http://www.eonline.com/news/856815/kim-kardashian-wishes-kanye-west-a-happy-3-year-anniversary-and-reminisces-about-wedding

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

CELEBRITY NEWS: MAY 24, 2017
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G-Easy (Rapper) – 28 years old
Billy Gilman (Country Singer) – 29 years old
Mark Ballas (Dancing With The Stars) – 31 years old
Bryan Greenberg (The Mindy Project/“Friends With Benefits) – 39 years old
Will Sasso (“The Three Stooges”/ Mad TV) – 42 years old
Carl Anthony Payne II (Martin/ The Cosby Show) – 48 years old
Eric Close (Nashville) – 50 years old
John C. Reilly (“Wreck-It Ralph”/ “Chicago”) – 52 years old
Jim Broadbent (“Harry Potter” movies) – 68 years old
Kristin Scott Thomas (“The English Patient”) – 57 years old
Roseanne Cash (Johnny Cash’s daughter) – 62 years old
Alfred Molina (Angie Tribeca/ “The Da Vinci Code”) – 64 years old
Priscilla Presley (“The Naked Gun” movies/ Elvis Presley’s ex-wife) – 72 years old
Patti LaBelle (R&B Singer) – 73 years old
Bob Dylan (Folk Singer) – 76 years old
Tommy Chong (That 70’s Show/ Cheech & Chong) – 79 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ POWERBALL

May 24, 2017

FIRST LOOK
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ON TELEVISION (WEDNESDAY 5/24/17)
FOOD: Bakers vs. Fakers (Premiere) at 9pm
HISTORY: Project Impossible (Premiere) at 10pm
TLC: Big & Little (Premiere) at 10pm
VELOCITY: Speed Is The New Black (Premiere) at 8pm
VICELAND: Moltissimo (Premiere) at 10pm
CBS: Survivor (Finale) at 8pm
CW: Arrow (Finale) at 8pm
CW: The 100 (Finale) at 9pm
DIY: Stone House Revival (Finale) at 9:30pm
FOX: Shots Fired (Finale) at 8pm
FOX: Empire (Finale) at 9pm
FXX: Archer (Finale) at 10pm
MTV: Are You The One: Second Chances (Finale) at 9pm
NBC: Law & Order: SVU (Finale) at 9pm

NBC canceled Chicago Justice after one season. The Dick Wolf procedural averaged a 1.1 rating among A18-49 and 6.1 million viewers. Wolf’s still in business with NBC: In addition to 3 other Chicago series, as well as Law & Order: SVU, the producer will have anthology series Law & Order True Crime on the schedule next season.
(Source: Cynopsis)

After Sunday’s 2-episode premiere of Twin Peaks, an offer of episodes 3 and 4 to subscribers of its streaming service led to the biggest day and weekend of signups ever, said Showtime. “In the world that we live in now, offering original programming that attracts new subscribers is our primary business objective,” said Showtime Networks president and CEO David Nevins. “By that standard, the Twin Peaks premiere is the biggest single-night driver we’ve ever had.” Going by ratings, the debut drew 506,000 viewers and a .2 rating among A18-49 in Live+SD Nielsens.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The FCC said it will not take action over complaints about the May 1 broadcast of CBS’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert, during which the host said the only thing President Trump’s mouth was good for is “being in Vladimir Putin’s c—holster.” (The offensive word was bleeped, and Colbert’s face blurred). “The Bureau has concluded that there was nothing actionable under the FCC’s rules,” said the FCC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In more good news for The Late Show, it closed the broadcast season as the most-watched late night program among total viewers, with 3.195 million, the net’s first late night win since 1994-1995 (excluding the 2009-2010 season, when NBC replaced Tonight Show’s Conan O’Brien with Jay Leno midway through the season). Up 11%, Late Show was the only late night program to post year-to-year growth. NBC’s Tonight Show retained the demo crown, with an average .81 among A18-49, versus .58 for The Late Show.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Scott McGillivray returns to DIY Network in new series Buyers Bootcamp with Scott McGillivray, greenlit for 10 episodes. McGillivray will partner with rookie investors to show ‘em how fixer-upping is done.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Coming-of-age thriller Hanna got a straight-to-series order from Amazon. Drama is based on the 2011 film co-written by David Farr (The Night Manager), who will write the adaptation for NBCUniversal International Studios.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Michael Strahan and his producing and business partner Constance Schwartz-Morini inked an exclusive overall production partnership with their company SMAC Entertainment and ITV America calling for them to create a range of unscripted projects for television, OTT and digital platforms, to be produced under the ITV America banner.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BBC America is partnering with Elisabeth Moss (Handmaid’s Tale) and Annapurna Television on developing period drama Fever, based on Mary Beth Keane’s novel of the same name. Limited series is set to star Moss, who additionally holds the rights to the novel and will serve as an executive producer.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy Central ordered 7 more episodes of The President Show, created by and starring Anthony Atamanuik as Donald Trump. That brings the order for the Thursday late nighter to 15 episodes.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Flip or Flop Atlanta makes its debut on HGTV Thursday, July 20 at 9p, tackling a bargain-priced split level home with an unsightly exterior. Franchise extender follows Flip or Flop and Flip or Flop Vegas.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Another spin-off, TLC’s 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After? is back for season 2 on Sunday, June 25 at 8p, as couples face reality when the honeymoon’s over. New digital series 90 Day Fiance: What Now?, following couples from the franchise that didn’t get past their “I do’s”, will stream on TLC.com and the TLC Go App.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Reno, Set, Go! launches on Discovery Family on Monday, June 19 at 10p. Renovation series rewards families facing tough times with a covert room makeover designed just for them.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Laws of physics are put to the test in new Science Channel series, Outrageous Acts of Danger, launching Wednesday, June 21 at 10p. “These jaw-dropping experiments should not be tried at home!” warns net GM Marc Etkind.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season 2 of State Plate premieres on INSP Friday, August 11 at 7p, as part of the net’s “Destination Fridays” programming. Season 5 American Idol champ Taylor Hicks returns as host.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery and MLB Network are teaming for the first time for a two-night special that has Discovery’s Diesel Brothers, Heavy D and Diesel Dave, tricking out a Chevy for Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera with an assist from Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and All-Star Carlos Pena. Diesel Brothers: The Doubleheader airs Monday, June 19 at 9p and Thursday, June 22 at 9p on Discovery, and in Spanish on Discovery Espanol on June 19 and 26 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery Life ’s 8th annual “Psych Week” programming event, in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Month, kicks off Monday, May 29 at 8p with Born Schizophrenic: Jani’s Next Chapter.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Who Killed Angie Dodge? Keith Morrison Investigates offers an update on the case of murder suspect Chris Tapp, following his emotional release from prison in March. Two-hour special from Peacock Productions, including an interview with Tapp conducted 3 weeks after he became a free man, airs Monday, May 29 at 8p on ID.
(Source: Cynopsis)

El Rey Network will air all 85 episodes of Incredible Hulk beginning Memorial Day Weekend, hosted for 4 straight days by Lou Ferrigno starting Friday, May 26 at 4p. Beginning on Tuesday, May 30 the series will air every weekday from 1p-4p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Red Nose Day party keeps getting bigger. Bryan Cranston, Mindy Kaling, Matt Lauer, Rachel McAdams, Seth Meyers, Bobby Moynihan, Al RokerBen Stiller and Kenan Thompson have beed added to the roster of stars participating in NBC’s third annual special to benefit Red Nose Day, an annual charity campaign to help end child poverty, on Thursday, May 25 at 10p. Comedian Chris Hardwick is hosting.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Smithsonian Earth’ s 6-part short-form series Sea Turtle Rescue follows the rehabilitation of endangered sea turtles at the South Carolina Aquarium. Episodes are available to stream on Smithsonian Earth on Apple, Roku, Amazon and at SmithsonianEarthTV.com.
(Source: Cynopsis)

In new digital series James Corden’s Next James Corden, debuting as a Snapchat Show on Snap Inc.’s Snapchat Discover platform this fall, the Late Late Show host will oversee a fictional reality competition to find a successor. (Repeat, fictional – Corden’s not going anywhere.) Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe will serve as executive producers of the series, from CBS Interactive in partnership with Fulwell 73, and in association with CBS Productions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Snapchat is also launching its first daily news show this fall. NBC News will produce the segments, 4-5 minutes in length.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Special Wild Kratts Alaska: Hero’s Journey premieres on PBS Kids stations and the 24/7 channel on Wednesday, July 26, part of PBS’ Summer of Adventure. Three-night live natural history event Wild Alaska Live airs Sundays, July 23-30 and Wednesday, July 26 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production has begun on DC Super Hero Girls, an animated action-comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation based on characters from DC Entertainment. Series premieres on Cartoon Network next year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon gave the greenlight for season 12 of SpongeBob SquarePants. New episodes arrive in 2019, just in time for the series’ 20th anniversary year. The Bikini Bottom crew make up the number one animated show for kids 2-11 and 6-11.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Billy Ray Cyrus and Kelsea Ballerini will guest on new Blaze and the Monster Machines “Wild Wheels” specials on Nickelodeon. “Animal Island” premieres Monday, May 29 at 12p, followed by “Toucan Do It!” on Wednesday, May 31 at 12p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

People/Entertainment Network original series Dirty Laundry starts streaming tomorrow, May 25. InStyle editor-in-chief Laura Brown hosts the bi-weekly chatfest set in a laundry room.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The trailer for CBS’s upcoming Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon has been viewed over 22 million times on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube since its debut May 17. The comedy premieres in a special time period Monday, September 25 at 8:30p, moving to Thursdays at 8:30p on November 2.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC won the final Monday of the season and hit its highest ratings on the night since March, with 10.4 million viewers and a 1.8/7 rating among A18-49 for night 1 of the Dancing With the Stars finale, and 5.7 million viewers and a 1.8/6 in the demo for the season premiere of The Bachelorette.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The second week of Live with Kelly & Ryan dipped 12% but held onto second place among talkers with a 2.2 HH rating, behind Dr. Phil (3.3) but ahead of Ellen DeGeneres (2.1). Dr. Oz was down 8% to match a series low 1.1, down 21% from last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Saturday’s premiere of The Wizard of Lies, starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer as Bernie and Ruth Madoff, delivered 1.5 million viewers for its 8p linear debut, a number than ballooned to 2.4 million with replays on cable and HBO GO/NOW.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Sunday night finale of Food Network’s Iron Chef Gauntlet posted a .9 P25-54 rating (810,000 IMP), up 30% vs. a year ago and ranking #3 for its time slot across cable. The 6-week stunt averaged a .8 P25-54 rating (730,000 IMP), up 23% vs. last year, and was viewed by more than 20 million people (P2+). Ranking No. 2 for the 8p. time slot, Food Network Star’s Comeback Kitchen launched with a .7 P25-54 rating (660,000 IMP), up 14% vs. a year ago.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actor Sir Roger Moore died May 23 after a short battle with cancer. He was 89. Before playing James Bond in seven 007 films between 1973 and 1985, Moore starred in TV shows including Ivanhoe, The Alaskans, Maverick and The Saint.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actress and philanthropist Dina Merrill died May 22 of Lewy Body dementia. She was 93. Along with numerous film roles, Merrill guested on television shows including Bonanza, Mission: Impossible and The Odd Couple.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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KATY PERRY SAYS SHE’S READY TO END HER “BEEF” WITH TAYLOR SWIFT ON LATE LATE SHOW PRIMETIME SPECIAL

May 23, 2017

KATY PERRY SAYS SHE’S READY TO END HER “BEEF” WITH TAYLOR SWIFT ON LATE LATE SHOW PRIMETIME SPECIAL
http://www.eonline.com/shows/e_news/news/856621/katy-perry-says-she-s-ready-to-end-her-beef-with-taylor-swift-i-m-ready-for-that-bs-to-be-done

KATY PERRY SAYS SHE IS PROUD OF HER “AMERICAN IDOL” SALARY

May 23, 2017

KATY PERRY SAYS SHE IS PROUD OF HER “AMERICAN IDOL” SALARY
http://www.tmz.com/2017/05/23/katy-perry-paid-more-than-men-american-idol-judge/

CHUCK D (PUBLIC ENEMY) IS SUING A PRODUCTION COMPANY

May 23, 2017

CHUCK D (PUBLIC ENEMY) IS SUING A PRODUCTION COMPANY
http://www.tmz.com/2017/05/23/chuck-d-suing-company-producing-public-enemy-documentary/