Parks and Recreation, The Flash, How I Met Your Mother, and more!

-First Lady Michelle Obama will appear on the season 6 finale of Parks & Recreation airing Thursday April 24. The episode will be an hour long btw. If you don’t watch the show, then you need to put it at the top of your list as must see TV. You can catch up since Netflix has the first 5 seasons.  http://tvline.com/2014/02/27/parks-and-recreation-michelle-obama-season-finale/

-CW released the first image of what Grant Gustin will look like in his new mask for The Flash. It is set to premiere in Fall 2014.  What do you think of the look? Let me know in the comments!

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-Neil Patrick Harris (aka Barney Stinson) shot his final scene for How I Met Your Mother yesterday. The first 8 seasons (out of 9) are on Netflix if you want to check them out, it’s a great show! The series finale episode is March 31, 2014.

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-Showcase has announced that they will renew Lost Girl for a fifth season consisting of 13 episodes. It’s set to air the new season in Fall 2014. Right now, they are in production. http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/02/27/lost-girl-renewed-fifth-season/

As always, thanks for checking out my blog and if you want me to keep you up to date on your favorite show, just leave it in the comment section down below!

-Dex

 

 

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Dancing with the Stars, Strike Back, Disney & Netflix, Labyrinth, and Oscars online!

Maksim Chmerkovskiy is apparently returning to Dancing with the Stars for the upcoming season. He will be coming back as a dance pro. The celeb contestants will be announced next Tuesday on Good Morning Americahttp://www.toofab.com/2014/02/26/maksim-chmerkovskiy-returning-to-dancing-with-the-stars/

Strike Back, on Cinemax, is going on hiatus after the on-set injury of Sullivan Stapleton. Filming of the series will take a 6 month break so that he can recover. The injury will most likely impact his promotional plans for 300:Rise of an Empirehttp://www.deadline.com/2014/02/strike-back-sullivan-stapleton-injury-hiatus-cinemax/

Arsenio Hall is renewed for a second season. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/02/26/arsenio-hall-renewed-for-second-season/

Labyrinth, the miniseries on the CW, is set to premiere over a 2 night period between May 22 and 23 (8-10 pm ET) http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/02/26/cw-labyrinth-premiere-date/

Disney is spending $200 million over the next three years filming four series based on Marvel’s street heroes character for Netflix. They will be filming in New York City. The first series to begin filming will be Daredevil which will begin production in July 2014. It will be followed by Jessica JonesIron Fist, and Luke Cagehttp://variety.com/2014/biz/news/disney-chief-bob-iger-new-york-gov-andrew-cuomo-set-11-am-et-news-conference-1201121502/

Finally, the Oscars will be stream online for the first time. You will be able to watch the pre-show, award show, and Jimmy Kimmel’s post show live (and then rewatch) all on the Watch ABC app until March 5th. http://insidemovies.ew.com/2014/02/27/oscars-2014-live-stream/

As always, if you’ve heard of any new show that’s going to air or your favorite show wasn’t talked about, let me know in the comments and I’ll remember to keep you up to date on everything that’s happening!

Entourage Movie, Being Human, Looking, Ripper Street, and more!

-The Entourage movie finally gets a release date. June 12, 2015. Mark your calendars! Plot details however are being kept under wraps 😦 http://variety.com/2014/film/news/entourage-movie-gets-a-summer-2015-release-date-1201120686/

-SyFy announced the series finale of Being Human. The second half of the fourth season (6 episodes) is about to start, which will now be the last season. The series finale is Monday April 7th.

Looking, on HBO, is being renewed for a second season. Lauren Weedman (Doris), Raúl Castillo (Richie), and Russell Tovey (Kevin) have all been promoted to series regulars for season 2. http://tvline.com/2014/02/26/looking-season-2-renewed-hbo-renews/

-Freddie Prinze Jr. will reprise his role as Danny Beck for the Monday March 10th episode of Bones. “The Source in the Sludge.” Remember it’s on Mondays, not Fridays, now!

-Amazon has decided to revive the once-cancelled BBC show Ripper Street for a third season. The new season will premiere early for the U.K. Amazon Instant Prime subscribers a few months before it premieres on BBC One for everyone else. If you want to catch up the first season is on Netflix! http://www.tvguide.com/News/Amazon-Ripper-Street-Season3-1078249.aspx

Thanks for checking in! As always, if you want more information about a certain show, just let me know in the comments and I’ll do my best to keep you up to date!

-Dex

Bates Motel: After Hours, Broad City, Pilot season, and more!

-A&E beginning March 3rd will host a Bates Motel: After Hours show, following the series premiere of Those Who Kill (and 1 hour after Bates Motel season 2 premiere.) A lot of the main characters will be there for the debut installment. In order to catch up before the season 2 premiere, the first season is on Netflix for all you Hitchcock fans! http://tvline.com/2014/02/24/bates-motel-after-hours-post-talk-show/

-Comedy Central renewed Broad City for a second season. They haven’t announced a premiere date for the second season but the 10 new episodes could debut as early as this fall. The show started last month and airs at 10:30 pm. With Amy Poehler producing, it could be around for awhile. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/02/24/comedy-central-renews-broad-city/

-Tamron Hall has been named co-host of Today’s Take (the 9 am hour of The Today Show.) She will join current hosts Al Roker, Natalie Morales, and Willie Geist. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/02/24/tamron-hall-the-today-show/

Late Night with Seth Meyers opens to the highest monday ‘Late Night’ household rating in 9 years. (**I watched it last night and it was fantastic. You should definitely find it online if you haven’t seen it already!)

-Set your DVRs to record Saturday Night Live on March 8th because Lena Dunham will be hosting! The musical guest will be The National. http://entertainment.time.com/2014/02/25/lena-dunham-saturday-night-live-march-8/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+time%2Fentertainment+%28TIME%3A+Entertainment%29

The biggest news today is all about who has been cast for what new pilot. Instead of writing out every new pilot for the upcoming season I  found this awesome page to answer all of your questions! http://www.deadline.com/primetime-pilot-panic/  **if you find a show that looks interesting and want me to keep you up to date on it just let me know in the comments!

 Thanks for checking out my blog and check back tomorrow for more  about your favorite shows! 

-Dex

Doctor Who, Piers Morgan, Hart of Dixie, and J-Lo

-There is a new cast member added to Doctor Who for the new season! Samuel Anderson will be a recurring character who plays another teacher at Coal Hill School (where companion Clara Oswald also teaches.) The new series is set to air later this year (probably around August.)

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Piers Morgan Live is apparently ending: Piers Morgan and CNN are planning on ending his prime-time show that he took over from Larry King three years ago.  Apparently they are not getting the viewership they wanted and Piers Morgan is not connecting with the American audience as much as they had hoped for. It’s ending in March.  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/24/business/media/piers-morgan-and-cnn-plan-end-to-his-prime-time-show.html?_r=2

Hart of Dixie is moving to Fridays at 9 PM on the CW starting March 21st. It will also see the return of Jamie King (who plays Lemon) who has been on maternity leave for several episodes. If you want to catch up on what’s happening, the first two season are on Netflix!

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/cw-touts-hart-dixies-friday-682235

-There are rumors going around that Erin Andrews, a Fox Sports sideline reporter, is the new co-host of Dancing with the Stars on ABC. Brooke Burke is leaving the show after 7 seasons. Andrews will  not be leaving Fox Sports. ABC is expected to announce the lineup for the new season in early March.

http://thebiglead.com/2014/02/22/erin-andrews-is-the-new-co-host-of-abcs-dancing-with-the-stars/

-Jennifer Lopez, aka J-Lo, is starring in a new drama on NBC called Shades of Blue. It’s about a single mother (J-Lo) who is also a detective recruited to work undercover for the FBI’s anti-corruption task force. Ryan Seacrest is a co-writer on the project as well. It has already received 13-episode series order. Production, however, isn’t set to begin until 2015 for a Fall 2015 premiere.

http://tvline.com/2014/02/21/shades-of-blue-jennifer-lopez-nbc-series/

Thanks for checking my blog! Still getting the hang of everything. Hope you like all the links for more in-depth coverage of what’s going on! As always, if you want me to talk about anything or keep you up to date on your favorite shows, just let me know!

-Dex

Late Night Schedule February 24-28

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon– 11:35 PM ET/PT on NBC 

Monday: Reese Witherspoon, Fred Armisen, and Rick Ross.

Tuesday: Paul Rudd, Shaquille O’Neal, and Hannibal Buress.

Wednesday: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, and Dierks Bentley.

Thursday: Denzel Washington, Shaun White, and Sara Bareilles.

Friday: Cameron Diaz, Mike Tyson, and Mario Batali.

Late Night With Seth Meyers– 12:35 AM ET/PT on NBC 

Monday: Amy Poehler, Vice President Joe Biden, and A Great Big World

Tuesday: Kanye West, Russel Wilson, and Robyn Doolittle

Wednesday: Kelly Ripa and Brad Paisley

Thursday: Lena Dunham, Anthony Mackie, and John Mayer Trio

Friday: Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Sophia Bush, and Michael Che

Jimmy Kimmel Live!– 11:35 PM ET/PT on ABC 

Monday: Liam Neeson, Dave Salmoni, and Josh Groban

Tuesday: Kevin Spacey, Ansel Elgort, and Benmont Tench

Wednesday: Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Ford, and Sky Ferreira

Thursday: Kerry Washington, Michael Strahan, and Juicy J. feat Wiz Khalifa

Friday: Jonah Hill, Willie & Korie Robertson, and New Politics 

Late Show with David Letterman– 11:35 ET/PT on CBS 

Monday: Kaley Cuoco, 2014 Dayton 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr, and The Fray

Tuesday:  Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety, Kat Dennings, and Lo-Fang

Wednesday:  Band of Horses

Thursday:  Stupid Human tricks, Simon Helberg, and Young the Giant

Friday: “Jungle” Jack Hanna and Jake Johannsen

Conan– 11:00 PM ET/PT on TBS 

Monday: Jonah Hill, Lupita Nyong’o, and John Butler Trio

Tuesday: Michelle Dockery, DJ Qualls, and Schoolboy Q

Wednesday: Sarah Michelle Gellar and Nick Kroll

Thursday: John C. Reilly, Pete Holmes, and The Haden Triplets with Ry Cooder