TV News Roundup: Netflix Announces ‘Emily in Paris’ Premiere Date (Watch)
In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix announces the premiere date for “Emily in Paris” starring Lily Collins, and ABC owned and affiliate stations launch fundraiser phone bank for those affected by West Coast wildfires.
“Emily in Paris,” a romantic comedy series starring Lily Collins in the titular role, will premiere Oct. 2 on Netflix. The 10-episode series, created and executive produced by Darren Star (“Sex and the City,” “Beverly Hills, 90210”), chronicles the adventures of a 20-something Chicagoan (Collins) social media strategist who suddenly lands her dream job in Paris. Sent to revamp her company’s recently acquired business, her new life propels her toward exciting escapades as she navigates forming new friendships and finding romance. Watch a trailer below.
“My Big Italian Adventure,” a new HGTV series starring Oscar and Emmy-nominated actor Lorraine Bracco, will premiere Oct. 30. The series follows Bracco as she works with local experts, a contractor and architect to renovate a 200-year-old countryside home she purchased for one euro. The home is part of the Sambuca di Sicilia’s one-euro program to encourage families to return to the area, although the properties must be completed within three years. With no running water, electricity, kitchen or bathrooms, the home presents a massive undertaking as Bracco works with her collaborators to reimagine the space into an Italian retreat.
Family Trademark and IMG will continue their partnership developing fashion collaborations for the Brigitte Bardot brand, as per the renewal of Family Trademark’s exclusive representation agreement. In January, IMG worked with designer ...
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