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13-06-2019 11:06

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ON TELEVISION (THURSDAY 6/13/19)
FACEBOOK WATCH: The Real World (Premiere)
FX: Baskets (Premiere)  at 10pm
WE TV: Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta (Premiere) at 9pm
BRAVO: Project Runway (Finale) at 9pm
NBC: A.P. Bio (Finale) at 9pm
NBC: Abby’s (Finale) at 9:30pm
SUNDANCE: The Name of the Rose (Finale) at 10pm

Anderson Cooper Full Circle is moving from Facebook Watch, where it debuted in July 2017, to CNN. The daily new program is leaving the social platform next month and will begin running on CNN’s own digital properties in September. CNN has set a new show for Facebook Watch, though – Go There, a single-topic daily show running 10 to 15 minutes, is set to launch this summer. The series, described by CNN as “built for the next generation of news junkies on Facebook,” will feature CNN correspondents in the field reporting directly form their mobile devices.
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Jude Law is heading back to HBO. The Young Pope star is set to headline HBO and Sky drama The Third Day. Produced by Sky Studios and Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment and written by Dennis Kelly (Utopia), the series follows Sam (Law), who is drawn to a mysterious island off the British Coast, then thrown into the world of its secretive inhabitants.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Meg DeLoatch, creator and executive producer of Netflix comedy Family Reunion, has assembled all-black writers rooms to bring authenticity to the show’s’ multi-generational McKellan family. The series, which is set to debut on Wednesday, July 10, stars Tia Mowry (Sister, Sister, Instant Mom), Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy, The Carmichael Show) and Anthony Alabi (Raven’s Home, Insecure), with Richard Roundtree (Shaft, Being Mary Jane) appearing as a guest star.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and musical guest Incubus are set to appear on The Late Show, when the CBS talker goes live for two nights beginning Wednesday, June 26, following night one of the Democratic presidential primary debates. On Thursday, June 27, former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Carly Zaken and Danielle Weisberg, founders of TheSkimm, will be on hand.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Kelsey Grammer is joining Alec Baldwin and Jane Lynch as host of Ovation TV’s Inside the Actors Studio. Grammer will interview TV director James Burrows (Cheers, Will & Grace), who’s directed him numerous times over the years, most notably in 200 episodes of Cheers and 32 episodes of Frasier. The series is currently filming in NYC.
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Fox Sports scored with its presentation of USA’s triumph over Thailand in the Women’s World Cup on Wednesday. The matchup, which garnered a 2.2/7 rating, was the best for a soccer telecast on an English language network since the 2018 Men’s FIFA World Cup Final on Fox.
(Source: Cynopsis)

A&E Network ordered 10 additional episodes of Live Rescue. The weekly series from the producers of Live PD, Big Fish Entertainment, has been averaging 1.3 million viewers on Monday nights. The move brings the show’s first-season total to 19 episodes.
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Dogs was greenlit for a second season by Netflix. The documentary series, developed by Glen Zipper, centers on the deep emotional bonds between people and their canine besties.
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World of Dance judge Derek Hough signed a first look deal with Universal Television, expanding his relationship with the studio behind the NBC series. The agreement includes both alternative and scripted programming.
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Don Cheadle (Avengers: Infinity War, Black Monday), Emily Mortimer (Mary Poppins Returns) and Helena Howard (Madeline’s Madeline, The Wilds) will star in Don’t Look Deeper, a sci-fi drama series for Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form video platform Quibi. A co-production between New Form, a Whistle-owned company, and Doug Liman’s 30 Ninjas for Quibi, the series centers on a high school senior who senses something about her just isn’t right – and that something is she’s not human.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Syfy and Warner Horizon Scripted Television are developing Lobo (wt), based on the DC Comics fan-favorite and a live-action screen version of the intergalactic scoundrel. Emmett J. Scanlan, who plays the Lobo in Season 2 of Krypton, has a deal in place to star in the project.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedy Central issued a pilot order to Chasers, a half-hour scripted comedy starring Rob Huebel (Childrens Hospital), reports Deadline. It hails from Reno 911’s Robert Ben Garant and Cathy Shim, who co-stars, and Ben Silverman and Howard OwensPropagate. The project is set in the world of the after dark, independent news video hunters of Los Angeles.
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All that glitters isn’t just gold. Audiences will see why when INSP debuts Turquoise Fever on Wednesday, August 14 at 9p. The new series follows the Ottenson family and their pursuit of some of the most valuable turquoise in the world.
(Source: Cynopsis)

AXS TV debuts WOW- Women Of Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling on Saturday, July 13 at 8p and 9p, respectively. WOW will recap the series’ entire first season, leading up its season 2 premiere on Saturday, September 7 at 8p. To set the stage for NJPW’s move to Saturdays, the network is airing a special live broadcast of Night 1 of the G1 CLIMAX 29 Tournament in Dallas on Saturday July 6 at 6p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Also from AXS TV, A Year in Music bows Sunday, July 7 at 9p. Hosted by Tommy Chong, Don Felder, Downtown Julie Brown and Matt Pinfield, the series explores the sound that defined the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.
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Facebook Watch released its programming slate for summer and fall. New toon comedy series Human Discoveries, featuring Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick, bows Tuesday, July 16; Five Points, starring Kerry Washington, returns Monday, August 5; Curse of Akakor makes its series premiere on Sunday, August 11; Ball in the Family is back Sunday, August 18; and Huda Boss returns Tuesday, August 20. Elizabeth Olsen’s Sorry for Your Loss debuts its second season on Tuesday, October 1; The Birch makes its series debut on Friday, October 11; and podcast-turned-series Limetown, starring Jessica Biel, premieres Thursday, October 16.
(Source: Cynopsis)

YouTube murder mystery competition web series Escape The Night is returning for a fourth season, making it the streamer’s longest running original series. The new season debuts on Thursday, July 11 when two of its 10 half-hour episodes will be released.
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In honor of Father’s Day, Cinelatino will air family-friendly movies on Sunday, June 16. Lineup kicks off with the U.S. television premiere of Un Padre No Tan Padre, starring Jacqueline Bracamontes, Hector Bonilla and Benny Ibarra, at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

To celebrate the anniversary of the first moon landing, CuriosityStream debuts the world premiere of Return to the Moon on Thursday, June 13 and its accompanying New Moon Mondays, beginning June 17.
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Paul Wesley, who co-starred in Season 1 of Tell Me a Story, will star in the sophomore season of the CBS All Access anthology series… Steven Ogg was upped from recurring to series regular on TNT’s Snowpiercer, reports Deadline, while Natalie Gumede (Dr. Who) landed a recurring guest spot on DC Universe’s TitansJason Katims Amazon pilot, based on the Israeli format On the Spectrum, cast Rick Glassman (A Futile and Stupid Gesture), Sue Ann Pien, Albert Rutecki, Sosie Bacon (Here and Now) and Chris Pang (Charlie’s Angels reboot) as leads.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nickelodeon’s reimagined game show, Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader, garnered more than 1 million Total Viewers tuning in for its Monday, June 10 debut. The series also won the day with kids, ranking as the number one program on cable with Kids 2-11 (2.3/540,000, +21% vs. prior 4 weeks) and Kids 6-11 (2.3/343,000, +10%). In addition, series premiere landed in the top spot for co-viewing on ad-supported TV for the day, and posted double-digit year-over-year and prior 4 weeks gains with A18-49 (+33%).
(Source: Cynopsis)

 

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