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What’s It Like to Play the Scariest Girls on TV?

Sydney: We were like, “What does that even mean?”

You were filming in late 2020. What was that like?

Sydney: We were locked in our rooms for a couple of days. And then once we got out, we weren’t allowed to leave the property, no one was allowed to come onto the property and we had to test every other day. So the entire time we were walking around wearing masks, or shields if we had makeup on.

It’s really difficult for the director as well, because as an actor we get so much off of the director’s notes and

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Grown-ish’; Tokyo Olympics

The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print. You can find more TV coverage at: latimes.com/whats-on-tv.

SERIES

Big Brother (N) 8 p.m. CBS

Beat Shazam (N) 8 p.m. Fox

Grown-ish After learning that he has been expelled, Vivek (Jordan Buhat) is filled with dread at the prospect of breaking the news to his parents. In the aftermath of the debacle in Mexico, Zoey’s (Yara Shahidi) dad (guest star Anthony Anderson) questions several of her recent choices. Diggy Simmons also stars in this new episode of the spinoff comedy. 8 p.m. Freeform

What Not to Design (N) 8 p.m.

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‘Good Girls’: What’s the Real Reason NBC Cancelled the Show?

In late May, word began circulating that NBC had unofficially signed off on a plan to renew bubble dramedy Good Girls for a shortened fifth and final season, one that would give fans something that has become increasingly elusive in the broadcast-TV landscape: closure. All three of the series’ leading ladies — Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman and Retta — agreed to take pay cuts to return for a reduced eight-episode swan song. Production was tentatively set to begin in Spring 2022. It was, for all intents and purposes, a done deal.

And yet, one month later, Good Girls

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What’s happening at ‘Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide’ after shut down

Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches are set to host

Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches are set to host Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide. (Photo: Instagram)

Two weeks after NBC’s new series Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide shut down production because of a diarrhea outbreak on its California set, TV audiences are no closer to seeing it.

The Wrap reports that the network and Universal Television have not yet figured out how to make the new show, hosted by comedians Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches, work without its final episodes, including the finale, in which someone will win a cash prize for their deft navigation of waterpark challenges. 

And the pressure

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