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Today's premieres and other notes (Thursday, July 2)
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Robin Miller
2020-07-02 21:33:53 UTC
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Streaming:


Warrior Nun [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)

Caught in the middle of an ancient war between good and evil, a young
girl wakes up in a morgue with inexplicable powers. Her search for
answers brings her to The Order of the Cruciform Sword, a secret society
of warrior nuns sworn to protect the world from evil. While juggling her
responsibilities as the chosen one with the normal obstacles of a
teenage girl, this mysterious fantasy drama is full of mystery, action,
adventure, and teenage romance, proving our main character might fight
in the name of good, but she’s no angel. English-language series created
by Simon Barry (Continuum) and set in contemporary Spain.

https://decider.com/2020/06/29/warrior-nun-netflix-review/

https://www.cbr.com/warrior-nun-review/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warrior_Nun_(TV_series)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9059350/



https://www.netflix.com/title/80242724



Thiago Ventura: POKAS (comedy special) (3:01 am, Netflix)

https://www.netflix.com/title/81194682



The Family Business (season 2 premiere) (BET+)

The Carl Weber series moves to BET's streaming service for its second
season.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Family_Business_(TV_series)



Blinded [Fartblinda] [new to US] (Sundance Now)

Based on the book by Carolina Neurath, this financial thriller follows
young financial journalist Bea Farkas (Julia Ragnarsson, Midsommar), who
is having a secret affair with bank director Peder Rooth (Matias Varela,
Narcos). She knows it's unprofessional - it's her job to investigate
people like him - but she's in love and can't bring herself to end it.
But when she's given the assignment to monitor the bank's quarterly
report, she soon senses that Peder is hiding something. Swedish series.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9140604/




Broadcast and cable:


Council of Dads (season 1 and series finale) (8 pm, NBC)



Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition (season 17 premiere) (9
pm, WE)



Flipping Across America [new] (9 pm, HGTV)

In each episode of the new series Flipping Across America, HGTV follows
two sets of well-known stars and flipping masters with similar house
purchase prices and reno budgets. How do renovation and design choices
impact profit margins in different cities? Throughout the season,
designer and real estate developer Alison Victoria, best known from the
hit series Windy City Rehab, guides viewers across the country to find
out which of these fan-favorite home reno experts best economize their
flips and make the most out of their budgets, revealing where buyers
really do get the biggest bang for their buck in the flipping business.

https://pressfrom.info/us/lifestyle/home-and-garden/-466150-alison-victoria-announces-her-new-hgtv-show-flipping-across-america.html



Undercover Chef [new] (10 pm, Food Network)

Executive chef and restaurateur Mark Estee knows that when a restaurant
is in decline, there is often more to the issue than meets the eye. Mark
sets up hidden cameras and goes undercover to reveal the shockingly
truth behind a restaurant's failure to thrive.

https://www.foodnetwork.com/shows/undercover-chef





Tomorrow's advance notes:


Streaming:


The Baby-Sitters Club [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am,
Netflix)

The new show based on the best-selling book series by the same name
follows the friendships and adventures of Kristy Thomas (Sophie Grace),
Mary-Anne Spier (Malia Baker), Claudia Kishi (Momona Tamada), Stacey
McGill (Shay Rudolph), and Dawn Schafer (Xochitl Gomez) as they start
their babysitting business and all while navigating middle school and
growing up.



https://www.metacritic.com/tv/the-baby-sitters-club-2020/season-1
[score 88]

https://www.netflix.com/title/81005407



Cable Girls (complete part 2 of final season 5) (3:01 am,
Netflix)

Spanish series about four young women working at a telephone company in
1920s Madrid.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cable_Girls



https://www.netflix.com/title/80100929



Desperados (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)

A panicked young woman (Nasim Pedrad) and her two best friends (Anna
Camp & Sarah Burns) fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to
her new boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her former beau (Lamorne
Morris), who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme. Desperados
also stars Robbie Amell and Heather Graham.



https://www.netflix.com/title/80238203



Ju-On: Origins [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)

The legendary Japanese horror franchise that has become a smash hit
worldwide gets its first drama adaptation. In the Netflix Original
Series Ju-On: Origins, the story based on a truth more terrifying than
fiction returns. Can the people haunted by this house escape from its
curse? And what kind of grim incident occurred in this cursed house in
the past? Japanese series.



https://www.netflix.com/title/81059942



Southern Survival [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)

What good is surviving disasters if you can't have fun doing it? Laugh
along as the BattlBox crew prepares for the worst, testing out products
designed to help people survive dangerous situations, including
explosions, natural disasters and intruders.



https://www.netflix.com/title/81060576



Hanna (complete season 2) (3:01 am, Amazon Prime Video)

Welcome to the Meadows, a secret conditioning school where assassins are
trained to go undercover as everyday teenage girls. But a former test
subject, Hanna, returns to infiltrate the facility and put an end to
this shadowy organization. They took her father. They took her identity.
But can they stop her?





Hannibal Buress: Miami Nights (comedy special) (9 pm, YouTube)





Hamilton (movie) (Disney+)

Originally intended to be a theatrical release (in 2021), this filmed
stage production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical is now a Disney+
exclusive. The performance was taped in 2016 with the original Broadway
cast led by Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr., and Jonathan Groff.



https://www.metacritic.com/movie/hamilton-2020 [score 91]



Hamilton: In-Depth With Kelley Carter (special) (Disney+)




Broadcast and cable:


The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color! A Special Tribute to Carl
Reiner (special) (8 pm, CBS)

https://deadline.com/2020/07/cbs-tribute-carl-reiner-dick-van-dyke-show-colorized-special-1202975424/



iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ (special) (8 pm, CW)

https://www.iheart.com/content/2020-06-22-iheartcountry-4th-of-july-bbq-kane-brown-lauren-alaina-old-dominion/


--Robin
anim8rfsk
2020-07-03 02:18:06 UTC
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Is Friday her already?
The Baby-Sitters Club [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am,
Netflix)
The new show based on the best-selling book series by the same name
follows the friendships and adventures of Kristy Thomas (Sophie Grace),
Mary-Anne Spier (Malia Baker), Claudia Kishi (Momona Tamada), Stacey
McGill (Shay Rudolph), and Dawn Schafer (Xochitl Gomez) as they start
their babysitting business and all while navigating middle school and
growing up.
http://youtu.be/vivBx21jYC0
https://www.metacritic.com/tv/the-baby-sitters-club-2020/season-1
[score 88]
https://www.netflix.com/title/81005407
Cable Girls (complete part 2 of final season 5) (3:01 am,
Netflix)
Spanish series about four young women working at a telephone company in
1920s Madrid.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cable_Girls
http://youtu.be/echLiKsNYr4
https://www.netflix.com/title/80100929
Desperados (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)
A panicked young woman (Nasim Pedrad) and her two best friends (Anna
Camp & Sarah Burns) fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to
her new boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her former beau (Lamorne
Morris), who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme. Desperados
also stars Robbie Amell and Heather Graham.
Two strong contenders for 'are they still in the business?'
http://youtu.be/8AWqOBj_BqA
https://www.netflix.com/title/80238203
Ju-On: Origins [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)
The legendary Japanese horror franchise that has become a smash hit
worldwide gets its first drama adaptation. In the Netflix Original
Series Ju-On: Origins, the story based on a truth more terrifying than
fiction returns. Can the people haunted by this house escape from its
curse? And what kind of grim incident occurred in this cursed house in
the past? Japanese series.
I will tell the Peach
http://youtu.be/MJqHpN9b0U4
https://www.netflix.com/title/81059942
Southern Survival [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)
What good is surviving disasters if you can't have fun doing it? Laugh
along as the BattlBox crew prepares for the worst, testing out products
designed to help people survive dangerous situations, including
explosions, natural disasters and intruders.
http://youtu.be/m_k3tSHwQd0
https://www.netflix.com/title/81060576
Hanna (complete season 2) (3:01 am, Amazon Prime Video)
Welcome to the Meadows, a secret conditioning school where assassins are
trained to go undercover as everyday teenage girls. But a former test
subject, Hanna, returns to infiltrate the facility and put an end to
this shadowy organization. They took her father. They took her identity.
But can they stop her?
http://youtu.be/6Rm3twwVy1s
Hannibal Buress: Miami Nights (comedy special) (9 pm, YouTube)
http://youtu.be/Qb5dycl_HJw
Hamilton (movie) (Disney+)
Originally intended to be a theatrical release (in 2021), this filmed
stage production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical is now a Disney+
exclusive. The performance was taped in 2016 with the original Broadway
cast led by Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr., and Jonathan Groff.
http://youtu.be/49Sn-6gPnwM
https://www.metacritic.com/movie/hamilton-2020 [score 91]
Hamilton: In-Depth With Kelley Carter (special) (Disney+)
The Dick Van Dyke Show - Now in Living Color! A Special Tribute to Carl
Reiner (special) (8 pm, CBS)
If they wanted to honor him they wouldn't show vandalized episodes.
https://deadline.com/2020/07/cbs-tribute-carl-reiner-dick-van-dyke-show-colori
zed-special-1202975424/
iHeartCountry 4th of July BBQ (special) (8 pm, CW)
https://www.iheart.com/content/2020-06-22-iheartcountry-4th-of-july-bbq-kane-b
rown-lauren-alaina-old-dominion/
Thanks!
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Ed Stasiak
2020-07-03 02:48:55 UTC
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Robin Miller
A panicked young woman (Nasim Pedrad) and her two best friends (Anna
Camp & Sarah Burns) fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to
her new boyfriend.
Huh?
Hamilton (movie)(Disney+)
Originally intended to be a theatrical release (in 2021), this filmed
stage production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical is now a Disney+
exclusive. The performance was taped in 2016 with the original Broadway
cast led by Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr., and Jonathan Groff
I can’t wait for the Broadway production of “Shaka Zulu”, staring
Edgar Winter in the title role…
BTR1701
2020-07-03 04:22:41 UTC
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Post by Robin Miller
Desperados (movie) (3:01 am, Netflix)
A panicked young woman (Nasim Pedrad) and her two best friends (Anna
Camp & Sarah Burns) fly to Mexico to delete a ranting email she sent to
her new boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her former beau (Lamorne
Morris), who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme. Desperados
also stars Robbie Amell and Heather Graham.
I'll try this for Anna Camp, who I just adore.
Post by Robin Miller
Ju-On: Origins [new; complete season 1] (3:01 am, Netflix)
The legendary Japanese horror franchise that has become a smash hit
worldwide gets its first drama adaptation. In the Netflix Original
Series Ju-On: Origins, the story based on a truth more terrifying than
fiction returns. Can the people haunted by this house escape from its
curse? And what kind of grim incident occurred in this cursed house in
the past? Japanese series.
I'll give this a try. I liked it when Sarah Gellar went splat in the
movie version.
Post by Robin Miller
Hanna (complete season 2) (3:01 am, Amazon Prime Video)
Welcome to the Meadows, a secret conditioning school where assassins are
trained to go undercover as everyday teenage girls. But a former test
subject, Hanna, returns to infiltrate the facility and put an end to
this shadowy organization. They took her father. They took her identity.
But can they stop her?
Cool. I was wondering when this was going to pick up again.
Post by Robin Miller
Hamilton (movie) (Disney+)
Originally intended to be a theatrical release (in 2021), this filmed
stage production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical is now a Disney+
exclusive. The performance was taped in 2016 with the original Broadway
cast led by Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Leslie Odom Jr., and Jonathan Groff.
Complete with culturally inappropriate casting that's 'different' when
they do it.

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