60 Minutes 3/7 on CBS





Low-wage workers bearing the brunt of the COVID recession
Scott Pelley goes to Ohio and reports on the people who have lost their income and homes. See the story, Sunday on 60 Minutes.

How a 40-year-old antidepressant became a possible candidate for early treatment of COVID
Sharyn Alfonsi reports on how COVID, a California horse track and an antidepressant are connected. See the story, Sunday on 60 Minutes.

Female NASA engineer in charge of building the rocket aimed at putting first woman on the moon
Bill Whitaker speaks with Jody Singer and Charlie Blackwell-Thompson for a 60 Minutes report on NASA’s Artemis Program, Sunday.



NEW JAPANESE FILM MY DEAREST, LIKE A CHERRY BLOSSOM (WORKING TITLE)





NEW JAPANESE FILM MY DEAREST, LIKE A CHERRY BLOSSOM (WORKING TITLE)

Netflix confirmed the production of Netflix Film MY DEAREST, LIKE A CHERRY BLOSSOM (working title), starring Kento Nakajima (Nisekoi, Teen Bride), and Honoka Matsumoto (In This Corner of the World) directed by Yohihiro Fukagawa (In His Charts) which will be available exclusively on Netflix in 2022.

The film is a tale of love that encapsulates the transience and beauty of cherry blossoms based on a bestselling novel of the same name in Japan by Keiichi Uyama from Shueisha, produced by Kei Haruna, known for the top romance films spanning from Crying Out Love in the Center of the World and Be With You, to My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday and Let Me Eat Your Pancreas.

Haruto, an aspiring photographer, falls head over heels for his hair stylist Misaki. When he finally finds the courage to ask Misaki out, it seems to be happily ever after for the young couple… until Misaki develops a rare disease under which she rapidly ages before their eyes.

About My Dearest, like a Cherry Blossom (Working Title)

Based on: The original novel “Sakura no you na boku no koibito” by Keisuke Uyama published by Shueisha Bunko

Director: Yoshihiro Fukagawa

Screenplay: Tomoko Yoshida

Cast: Kento Nakajima, Honoka Matsumoto

Cinematography: Hiroo Yanagida

Production Design: Kimie Kurotaki

Executive Producer: Shinichi Takahashi (Netflix)

Producer: Kei Haruna (Hakuhodo DY Music & Pictures), Takahiro Kawada (Toho Studios)

Production: Toho Studios

Produced by: Netflix



CBS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY ANNOUNCE FULL PERFORMER LINEUP FOR THE “63RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®”





CBS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY ANNOUNCE FULL PERFORMER LINEUP FOR THE “63RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®”

CBS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY ANNOUNCE FULL PERFORMER LINEUP FOR THE “63RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®”

MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®, HOSTED BY TREVOR NOAH, AIRS LIVE ON CBS, SUNDAY, MARCH 14

CBS and the Recording Academy® announced the full lineup of performers for the 63RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®. Hosted by Trevor Noah, CBS presents the 63RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS live, Sunday, March 14, (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

The performers include Bad Bunny, Black Pumas, Cardi B, BTS, Brandi Carlile, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Billie Eilish, Mickey Guyton, Haim, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Lil Baby, Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, John Mayer, Megan Thee Stallion, Maren Morris, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, Harry Styles and Taylor Swift. Artists will come together, while still safely apart, to play music for each other as a community and celebrate the music that unites us.

Additionally, Music’s Biggest Night® will pay tribute to independent venues, that have been greatly impacted by the pandemic. From bartenders to box office managers, the people who work day-to-day at the Troubadour (Los Angeles), Hotel Café (Los Angeles), the Apollo Theater (New York City) and The Station Inn (Nashville) will present awards for various categories throughout the night.

The 63RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS are produced by Fulwell 73 Productions for the Recording Academy. Ben Winston is executive producer, Jesse Collins and Raj Kapoor are co-executive producers, Fatima Robinson, Josie Cliff and David Wild are producers, Patrick Menton is talent producer, and Hamish Hamilton is director.

About the Recording Academy

The Recording Academy® represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards®—music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.



Today in TV History 3/7





Today is Sunday, March 7, 2021

Today in
Television History

1955 – “Peter Pan” was presented as a television special for the first time.

1961 – The 100th episode of “The Rifleman” aired.

1975 – The final episode of “The Odd Couple” aired on ABC.

1982 – The NCAA college basketball tournament selections were televised for the first time.

1983 – ESPN televised the first live professional football game on cable. The game was between the USFL’s Birmingham Stallions and the Michigan Panthers.

1983 – TNN (The Nashville Network) began broadcasting.

1986 – The final episode of “Different Strokes” was aired.

Today in
American Bandstand History

1960 – Jackie DeShannon appeared on “American Bandstand.”

1962 – Clyde McPhatter performed “Lover Please” on “American Bandstand.”

1964 – The Rip Chords performed “Three Window Coupe” on “American Bandstand.”

1970 – George Baker Selection performed “Little Green Bag” on “American Bandstand.”

1981 – James Taylor & J.D. Souther performed “Her Town Too” on “American Bandstand.”



Superman & Lois on The CW Video Clips





Superman & Lois | Three Words To Describe Lois Lane

Stream new episodes of Superman & Lois Wednesdays free only on The CW!

https://www.cwtv.com/shows/superman-and-lois/three-words-to-describe-lois-lane/?play=ba243f7a-62e3-46af-935f-2b78b82385f6

Superman & Lois | Tower Takeover Time-lapse

Stream new episodes of Superman & Lois Wednesdays free only on The CW: https://go.cwtv.com/SPLgenyt





discovery+ True Crime Highlights – Weeks of March 15 and March 22





discovery+ True Crime Highlights – Weeks of March 15 and March 22
Highlights include the new specials “Who Killed My Son?” and “The Beatrice Six: Keith Morrison Investigates.”
[via press release from Investigation Discovery]
discovery+ TRUE CRIME HIGHLIGHTS

Weeks of March 15 and March 22

All dates are subject to change

discovery+, the newly launched global streaming service, brings together all of Discovery’s brands and non-fiction content in one place to offer fans unlimited access to the largest collection of real-life entertainment in the world. Featuring a wide range of exclusive series across popular genres, discovery+ offers passion verticals for genre fans, from Animals to Paranormal, Food and Home. In the True Crime category alone, discovery+ contains an unprecedented 5,500 hours of the best mystery and suspense, boasting the largest library of true crime of any streaming service.

discovery+ TRUE CRIME PREMIERES

THE BEATRICE SIX: KEITH MORRISON INVESTIGATES

Special Available to Stream on Tuesday, March 16

Dateline correspondent Keith Morrison looks at how the 1985 murder of Helen Wilson rocked the small town of Beatrice, Nebraska. Four years after the murder, six people were convicted of the crime, but one of the six, Joseph White, fought for two decades to overturn his conviction and prove his innocence. When DNA evidence from the crime scene was finally tested, and a new investigation into the murder was opened, the results turned the case and the town upside down.

WHO KILLED MY SON?

Special Available to Stream on Tuesday, March 23

In 1994, Pravin Varughese was a college student at Southern Illinois University when he went missing. As his family searched for answers, they faced prejudice, deception, and frustration with the legal system, constantly being told that their son’s murder was his own fault. In this two-hour documentary, television journalist Soledad O’Brien shares the story of a family who turned their mission into finding the truth.

SEE NO EVIL

New Episodes Available to Stream on Wednesdays

SEE NO EVIL reveals how the deadliest crimes are solved by the only witnesses that never lie and never forget: surveillance cameras. With more shocking CCTV footage than ever before, SEE NO EVIL proves there’s nowhere killers can hide.

· Gold Pontiac Begins Streaming on Wednesday, March 17 In Tulsa, Oklahoma, roommates Amanda Douglas and Jennifer Sudar Sanders enjoy an evening out at a local casino. The next morning, the two are shot in broad daylight outside their apartment complex. Tulsa Police Department soon learn from witnesses that the shooter was driving a distinctive gold Pontiac and surveillance footage confirms their reports. Investigators dig deeper and a possible motive begins to emerge. Can surveillance footage connect the dots and reveal the identity of their killer?

· New Episode Begins Streaming on Wednesday, March 24 In Buena Park, California, a suitcase containing the body of a young woman is discovered in a dumpster. The victim is identified as Jasmine Fiore, a 28-year old model who has been reported missing by her reality TV star husband. Can surveillance video help investigators track down Jasmine’s killer?

THE DEADLY TYPE WITH CANDICE DELONG

New Episodes Available to Stream on Thursdays

Using powerful case studies drawn from her popular TV shows DEADLY WOMEN and FACING EVIL, former FBI profiler Candice DeLong works to find common behavioral links between some of the world’s worst perpetrators. What is it that make these criminals tick? Candice uncovers the red flags that might just save a life.

· The Narcissist Begins Streaming on March 18 Self-esteem is the currency of our age. It’s considered a superpower which can lift anyone from obscurity to self-actualization. If a little bit of self-belief works wonders, then a lot must work better, right? Candice says there’s a word for that: narcissism. In this episode viewers discover just how dangerous it can be. Removed from the norms of community obligations, narcissists run their own selfish agenda which can prove deadly to anyone in their way.

· The Gold Digger Begins Streaming on March 25 Love can be blind, but it’s no excuse for being naive. In this episode, Candice arms viewers with the information needed to decide if someone wants you or your money. A greedy partner can pull off some daring ‘robberies’ right under their victims’ noses, and just because you’re not a multi-millionaire doesn’t mean you’re not at risk. A good job with a steady income can be enough attract a Gold Digger.

EVIL LIVES HERE

New Episodes Available to Stream on Sundays

EVIL LIVES HERE explores the true, heart-stopping stories of people who shared a home and a life with a loved one who would become a killer. With exclusive interviews and never-before-told accounts of the years and critical moments leading up to these vicious acts, the series showcases the devastating and often undiscussed consequences on the people who have nurtured, loved and raised a murderer.

· The Box On Her Doorstep Begins Streaming on Sunday, March 21 Beginning when she was a teenager, Sarah Garone was regularly targeted by an anonymous predator for almost a decade. Each time her mysterious assailant struck, Sarah ran to her stepfather, Gary Hardy. Each time, Gary responded with shock and concern, pretending to be her protector. Ever since she was a child, Sarah had occasionally had a gut feeling that something about Gary was creepy, but she could never put her finger on what it was, and no one else in her family seemed to feel the same way about him. She never imagined that the man she trusted to protect her from her attacker would ultimately be the one who was determined to hurt her.

· New Episode Begins Streaming on Sunday, March 28 When Sonja Holt’s fiancé, Stafford Shaw, starts staying out late, she initially believes his excuse that he is only working. But when signs begin to appear that he has been lying to her, he attempts to convince her otherwise. Determined to uncover the truth, Sonja never imagines just how far Stafford will go to keep anyone from finding out the truth about him, or the terrible price that will have to be paid when his secret lives finally start to collide.

TALKING EVIL

New Episodes Available to Stream on Sundays

TALKING EVIL is the first-ever Evil Lives Here after-show hosted by Alexis Linkletter (Unraveled: Long Island Serial Killer). Linkletter interviews family members featured on the most recent episode of Evil Lives Here, and experts to share their opinions to gain a deeper understanding of the impact of murder and collateral damage of the crime. TALKING EVIL gives fans the opportunity to dive even deeper into a series that has become a true crime cornerstone.

· What He Did To My Daughter Begins Streaming on Sunday, March 21 What if you discovered your husband was a sexual predator and a stalker, and the victim of his evil acts was your own daughter? On Evil Lives Here, Sarah Garone told the story of the man who stalked and terrorized her – who she once called “Dad.” Now, Sarah’s mother Sherry speaks with Alexis about the consequences she suffered for bringing Gary Hardy into their lives. What was it like to find her family turned inside out by betrayal, all at the hands of the man she loved and trusted?

CONCURRENT discovery+ AND ID PREMIERES

PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES

New Episodes Stream on discovery+ on Mondays and Premiere on ID on Mondays at 10/9c

Ripped from the pages of one of the nation’s top weekly magazines, PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES goes beyond the headlines to uncover the heart-wrenching stories of lives and families ripped apart. The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s most compelling crimes, as PEOPLE’s renowned journalists divulge the shocking twists and surprising facts they learned while doggedly investigating each case.

· Highway of Horrors Begins Streaming on Monday, March 22, Premieres on ID at 10/9c College student Tammy Zywicki vanishes in 1992 after her car breaks down on the highway. Family and friends scramble to find her, but when her body is found 500 miles from where she vanished there are very few clues pointing to her killer. Police struggle with dead-end leads and suspects who don’t pan out. New DNA technology promises to finally crack the case decades later. As her family clings to the last of their hope, the fear is that it may be too little too late for justice.

· Jenner Beach Murders Begins Streaming on Monday, March 29, Premiere on ID at 10/9c In the summer of 2004, Lindsay Cutshall and Jason Allen are working as councilors at an outdoor Christian adventure camp in Northern California They decide to head down the coast for a weekend getaway, but when they fail to return to camp Sunday evening, the camp staff become very concerned. A search ensues and police discover the couples’ bodies at Fish Head Beach, in Jenner, California. As police begin investigating the double homicide, they discover the killer has left no clues and little evidence. Over the succeeding days, weeks and years, Sonoma County Detectives investigate a group of suspects as they relentlessly search for the killer.

NEW EPISODES AND FULL SEASON CATCH-UPS

TRUE CONVICTION

Five New Episodes Plus a Full Season Catch-Up Available to Stream on March 17

With more than two decades of experience in the judicial system, no one knows the delicate dance between arrest and conviction better than former Brooklyn homicide prosecutor Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi. In TRUE CONVICTION, she travels across the country to reveal how the nation’s top prosecutors tackled their toughest cases. Reviewing the crime with the detectives who were on the scene and connecting with those who were left behind, Nicolazzi reveals how homicides are solved on the street but won in the courtroom.

SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH

New Episodes Plus a Full Season Catch-Up Available to Stream on March 28

Charm. Narcissism. Lack of empathy. Impulsiveness. Manipulation. Deception. These traits and others are the telltale SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH. This harrowing half-hour archive series revisits some of the most dangerous killers in modern history, reviewing news footage – and the words of the killers themselves – to see which terrifying traits each killer exhibited.



Sci-Fi Adventure “Elliott from Earth” Makes Its Landing Monday, March 29 on Cartoon Network





Sci-Fi Adventure “Elliott from Earth” Makes Its Landing Monday, March 29 on Cartoon Network
The series will premiere Monday, March 29 with a two-week premiere event on Cartoon Network.
[via press release from Cartoon Network]
Sci-fi Adventure “Elliott From Earth” Makes its Landing Monday, March 29 on Cartoon Network

Brand-new series from the team behind the hit comedy The Amazing World of Gumball

Cartoon Network’s next original comedy Elliott From Earth introduces Elliott, his mom Frankie and his new best friend – dinosaur Mo, as they find themselves in space and begin an unexpected journey across the universe to discover why they were brought there in the first place. The series will premiere Monday, March 29 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET) with a two-week premiere event on Cartoon Network. Elliott From Earth will make its debut first in the UK on Saturday, March 6 and will roll out in select APAC, LATAM and EMEA territories beginning this April.

As they learn to call it home, Elliott and Mo explore the Centrium – an exciting place high up among the stars full of amazing aliens and wonderful cosmic creatures who, although different species, coexist in harmony. Elliott From Earth showcases the power of friendship and embraces the wonders of being different, open minded and accepting. Directed by Mic Graves and Tony Hull with voices from Samuel Faraci (Paw Patrol), Noah Bentley (Dragons: Rescue Riders) and Naomi McDonald (Angelina Ballerina: Dance Around the World), Elliott From Earth is produced out of Cartoon Network’s EMEA hub, and the latest from the team behind The Amazing World of Gumball.

The first episode, Wednesday – Part 1, can be viewed on the CN App and VOD starting Monday, March 22. The full line-up for the two-week premiere event beginning March 29 on Cartoon Network is:

Monday, March 29 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Wednesday – Part 1 – Elliott and his Mom, Frankie, investigate a mysterious rock which is not from Earth.

Wednesday – Part 2 – Somewhere across the universe, Elliott and Frankie discover a new place, and its strange inhabitants.

Wednesday – Part 3 – Elliott, Frankie and their new companion Mo find the strange new environment they’re in isn’t quite what it seems.

Wednesday – Part 4 – Lost and alone, Elliott, Frankie and Mo have to accept all the help they can get.

Tuesday, March 30 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Idiosyncratic Induction – On Elliott’s first day at the Hive, he meets the most unusual characters on his adventure so far.

Memory Mayhem – Frankie tries to discover more about the mysterious rock that bought them to their new home, with the help of an entity called The Head.

Wednesday, March 31 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Developing Dilemma – Frankie lets Elliott get a pet, which doesn’t go down well with their new neighbor.

Inadvertent Inversion – As Elliott, Mo and Frankie all try something new at the Hive, they find their worlds are about to be turned upside down again.

Thursday, April 1 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Regurgitated Reminiscence – Elliott and Mo go to great lengths to retrieve Frankie’s old coffee machine.

Chaotic Clumping – Elliott and Mo accidentally take a teleporter together and find themselves closer than they’ve ever been before. Will they decide to mutually part ways?

Friday, April 2 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Parallel Paradox – Elliott finds himself having to be in two places at once.

Monday, April 5 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Problematic Prophecies – Elliott and Mo make a new friend, Nara, who has a very special ability.

Tuesday, April 6 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Temporal Tedium – It’s Fizzness Time! What does that even mean? Elliott and Mo make it their thing to find out as they meet Preston, a slow, yet hilarious prankster with a penchant for jewelry.

Wednesday, April 7 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Companion Confusion – After a failed experiment in trying to find true love, Mo has to save Elliott from being sucked off the Centrium into outer space.

Thursday, April 8 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Melancholic Megalomaniac – Elliott and Mo try to cheer up Lord Kallous, with the help of someone from his past.

Friday, April 9 (9:00 a.m. PT/ET)

Diminishing Discourse – Elliott and Frankie decide to tell Mo about what really happened to the dinosaurs.

ABOUT CARTOON NETWORK

Cartoon Network is the central Kids & Family brand within WarnerMedia and the #1 global animated series network. Combined with a rich legacy of characters and a deep roster of creatives with unique brands of storytelling, Cartoon Network showcases original content from across Cartoon Network Studios, Warner Bros. Animation and beyond that includes such hits as Ben 10, Craig of the Creek, Steven Universe, Teen Titans Go! and more. Under its Redraw Your World tagline, Cartoon Network’s expansive content commitment appeals to the complete spectrum of kids and families including preschoolers, all kids ages 6-11, and family co-viewing. Upcoming new series such as Gremlins, Jade Armor, Total Drama Island, Unicorn: Warriors Eternal, as well as a live-action slate are set to comprise an inclusive Kids & Family programming lineup on Cartoon Network and HBO Max offering more than 300 hours of original content. Seen in more than 185 countries and in 33 languages, Cartoon Network’s historic library can also be streamed on HBO Max.



Today in TV History 3/6





Today is Saturday, March 6, 2021

Today in
Television History

1977 – “An Evening With Diana Ross” aired on NBC-TV.

1978 – The 100th episode of “The Six Million Dollar Man” aired.

1981 – Walter Cronkite appeared on his last episode of “CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite.” He had been on the job 19 years.

1986 – The 100th episode of “Simon & Simon” aired on CBS.

1988 – The first episode of “In the Heat of the Night” aired.

1992 – The last episode of “The Cosby Show” aired. The show had been on since September of 1984.

Today in
American Bandstand History

1959 – Fats Domino performed “Telling Lies” and “When the Saints Go Marching In” on “American Bandstand.”

1961 – Fats Domino performed “What a Price” and “Ain’t That Just Like a Woman” on “American Bandstand.”

1963 – Connie Francis performed “Follow the Boys” on “American Bandstand.”

1965 – J. Frank Wilson & the Cavaliers performed “Last Kiss” and “Hey Little One” on “American Bandstand.”

1971 – Bobby Goldsboro performed “Watchin’ Scotty Grow” on “American Bandstand.”

1971 – Henry Mancini performed “Theme from Love Story” on “American Bandstand.”

1976 – Frankie Avalon performed the disco version of “Venus” on “American Bandstand.”

1982 – Chris Christian performed “I Want You, I Need You” on “American Bandstand.”

1982 – Chubby Checker performed “Runnin'” on “American Bandstand.”