Michelle Obama guest starring, The Keke Palmer Project, SNL 40th Anniversary special, and much more!

**Sorry for my lack of posts over the past few days, I’ve been super busy but I will get back to a somewhat normal schedule again**

TONIGHT ON TV, April 22, 2014:

  • Face Off season finale (Syfy, 9 pm)

-NBC is set to premiere a 3-hour Saturday Night Live: 40th anniversary special on February 15, 2015. They did not say which cast members, musical guest would appear however. And NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said, “[the] special is just one of many ways we plan to celebrate ‘SNL’s historic 40th season next year.”http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/saturday-night-live-nbc-40th-anniversary/

-SyFy has renewed Face Off for a seventh season with a July premiere. The sixth season ends tonight (April 22) at 9 pm on Syfy. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/syfys-face-renewed-seventh-season-697582

-Eion Bailey has booked a recurring role on Showtime’s Ray Donovan. He will play a charismatic motivational speaker/self-help guru who needs Ray’s help. The 12-episode second season premiere Sunday, July 13. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/eion-bailey-ray-donovan-showtime-second-season/

-First Lady Michelle Obama is set to appear in upcoming episodes of both ABC’s Nashville and Disney’s Jessie (as well as the season finale of Parks and Recreation on April 24). Nashville‘s episode “All or Nothing With Me” is set at the Fort Campbell Army base and will air on May 7 and she will play herself. In Jessie she will play herself in the episode “From the White House to Our House House” which airs Friday May 16 at 8/7c, in which she will help raise awareness of the special sacrifices and needs of military families. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/michelle-obama-nashville-series-cameo-military-episode/ http://www.tvguide.com/News/Michelle-Obama-Disney-Channel-Jessie-1080694.aspx

-Lara Spencer will be joining Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos as co-host on Good Morning America. She has been on the show as a lifestyle anchor since 2011 and before that she was a national correspondent for them from 1999 to 2003. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/18/lara-spencer-good-morning-america-promotion/

-Discovery has cancelled the Everest Jump Live in wake of last week’s tragedy. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/discovery-cancels-everest-jump-live-697778

-HBO has renewed Veep for a fourth season and Silicon Valley for a second season. http://www.justjared.com/2014/04/21/veep-silicon-valley-get-renewal-orders-from-hbo/ 

-Laura Benanti is set to guest star on the Sunday April 27 episode of The Good Wife, “Tying the Knot”, in which she will play Colin Sweeney’s (Dylan Baker) fiancée, Renata Ellard. http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Laura-Benanti-to-Guest-Star-on-Next-THE-GOOD-WIFE-on-CBS-20140421#.U1cM8-ZdVmh

-Keke Palmer is set to host her own daily talk show this summer on BET, tentatively titled The Keke Palmer Project. At only 20 years old, she will be the youngest talk show host in television history. The initial 4-week run will premiere in July and will film in LA. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/21/keke-palmer-talk-show/

-John Turturro has replaced Robert De Niro in HBO’s mini series Criminal Justice. De Niro had to exit the seven-hour series after scheduling conflicts. It is a U.S. adaptation of Peter Moffat’s 2008 BBC drama of the same name. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/john-turturro-replaces-robert-de-697970

 

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Late Night Talk Show schedule–April 21 to April 25

Just a schedule of what’s happening on all your favorite late night talk shows! They are categorized by when they air. This schedule will be posted every Sunday.

Monday: Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Emmy Rossum; Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings (Repeat from 1/16/14)

Tuesday: Zac Efron; Michael B. Jordan; Miles Teller; Ellie Kemper; Neko Case (Repeat from 2/3/14)

Wednesday: Martin Scorsese; Vanessa Bayer; Rock Candy Funk Party (Repeat from 2/10/14)

Thursday: Mel Brooks; Langhorne Slim (Repeat from 2/18/14)

Monday: Brian Williams; Christina Hendricks; Ilan Hall

Tuesday: David Duchovny; John Oliver; Rita Ora

Wednesday: Cameron Diaz; Jim Gaffigan; Future featuring Pusha T

Thursday: Dr. Phil McGraw; James Van Der Beek; Courtney Barnett; Steven Tyler & Joe Perry

Friday: Jamie Foxx; Alan Cumming; Alicia Keys & Kendrick Lamar

Monday: Billy Bob Thornton; Katy Perry; Chromeo

Tuesday: Don Rickles; Emily Deschanel; Beck

Wednesday: Tim Allen; Ginnifer Goodwin; Foster the People

Thursday: Julie Bowen; Dave Attell; Cut Copy

Friday: Rerun/TBA

Monday: Courteney Cox; Jimmie “J.J.” Walker; Christina Perri

Tuesday: Stephen Colbert; Robin Roberts; Kelis; Sam Moore

Wednesday: Sally Field; Timothy Simons; Needtobreathe

Thursday: Neil Patrick Harris; Sarah Hyland; Ray LaMontagne

Friday: Piedmont Bird Callers; Michael J. Fox; Naughty Boy

Monday: Sen. John McCain; Billy Eichner; Jason Derulo

Tuesday: Sofia Vergara; Natalie Dormer; Jonah Keri

Wednesday: Colin Quinn; Paramore

Thursday: Cameron Diaz; Leslie Mann; Ronan Farrow; Gary Gulman

Friday: Rerun/TBA

If you’re favorite Late Night talk show isn’t on this list and you want it there, let me know in the comments down below and I’ll add it to the list!

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Daily Talk Show Schedule– April 21 to April 25

A list of all your daytime talk shows and what’s going to be happening each day of the week! Will be posted every Sunday. They are sorted by time of day they are on.

Monday: Michelle Obama ; Jim Carrey; Christina Hendricks; Latest Eliminated Contestant from “American Idol” performs

Tuesday: Robin Roberts; Jon Jones

Wednesday: Kate Upton; Paul Wesley; Neon Trees; Meb Keflezighi

Thursday: Cameron Diaz; Emily VanCamp

Friday: Leslie Mann; Christine Baranski

Monday: Angie Martinez; Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife; Chirlane McCray; Mario Cantone; Debbie Matenopoulos

Tuesday: Jawn Murray; James Franco, Chris O’Dowd and Leighton Meester; Tamela Mann perfoms

Wednesday: Chris Harrison; Sarah Hyland; Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott; Elizabeth Warren

Thursday: Guest co-host Candace Cameron-Bure; Dr. Phil McGraw; actresses Kelly Reilly and Vanessa Redgrave

Friday: Guest co-host Troy Dunn; actress Sally Field; author B.J. Novak; Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Monday: Pastry Chef Gesine Bullock Prado; TV host Alicia Menendez

Tuesday: Michael and Mario compare wings recipes; Micheal talks about his new show “America’s Best Cook.”

Wednesday: Mario and Daphne create the meal that sparked Mario’s interest in cooking

Thursday: Filmmaker Jon Favreau; creating a meal with fast food ingredients; Carla replicates a sweet treat

Friday: Actress Vanessa Williams; Clinton and singer Olivia Newton-John in Las Vegas

Monday: Christopher Meloni; Brooklyn Decker; Majandra Delfino; Zoe Lister-Jones; Ellen K; Pat & Gina Neely

Tuesday: Ian Somerhalder; Kevin Frazier; Chi-Lan Lieu

Wednesday: Wilmer Valderrama; Damon Williams; Enzo Febbraro

Thursday: Steven Tyler & Joe Perry; Sara Gilbert; Ari Graynor; David Alan Grier; Ryan Hansen; Dave Karger

Friday: Ice Cube; Tabatha Coffey; Ludo Lefebvre

Monday: The Biggest Health Lies Making You Fat

Tuesday: Health Alert: 3 Deadly Diseases Making a Comeback

Wednesday: The Addictive New Ingredient Hiding in Your Food

Thursday: Biggest Cellulite Myths Busted

Friday: The Extreme New Way to Lose 15 Pounds in One Week

Monday: Ice Cube; Drew Carey

Tuesday: Ellen Pompeo; Phillip Phillips

Wednesday: Annette Bening

Thursday: Adam Levine

Friday: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen; pianist James Matthews; Shakira

–If you want me to talk about any other daytime talk shows let me know! I’ll post these every sunday so you can have enough time to DVR and episode if you’d like!

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CW summer premiere dates, Dr. Huang is back, a new Dick Wolf show, and more!

TONIGHT ON TV April 17, 2014:

  • Community (season 5 finale, 8pm, NBC)
  • The Crazy Ones (one-hour season 1 finale, 9pm, CBS)
  • Parenthood (season 5 finale, 10pm, NBC)
  • Scandal (season 3 finale, 10pm, ABC)

-CW has released their summer schedule. Here are the summer premiere dates (they will also be added to my page of all the summer premiere dates) http://tvline.com/2014/04/17/beauty-and-the-beast-summer-premiere-date-season-2/

  • Monday, June 2, 9pm: Beauty and the Beast 
  • Tuesday, June 3, 8pm: Famous in 12 (a social experiment in which a fame-hungry family is filmed for 12 weeks straight, under the careful manipulation of TMZ’s Harvey Levin)
  • Monday, July 14, 8:30pm: Backpackers (a half-hour comedy that follows best friends Brandon (Dillon Casey) and Ryan (Noah Reid) as they search for Brandon’s missing bride-to-be in Europe
  • Monday, July 14, 9:30pm: Seed (a half-hour comedy about a sperm donor named Harry (Adam Korson) who gets to know three families – all potential recipients of his DNA
  • Wednesday, July 30, 8pm: Penn & Teller: Fool Us (a reality show in which aspiring magicians attempt to pull one over on famed magic duo Penn & Teller.
  • Friday, August 1, 8pm: Masters of Illusion (a show in which professional illusionists perform for a studio audience. Dean Cain (Lois & Clark) hosts.

-B.D. Wong is returning to Law & Order: SVU! He will reprise his role as Dr. George Huang in Season 15’s penultimate episode which airs on May 14.

-A&E has ordered a new reality show by Law & Order head honcho Dick Wolf (who will act as executive producer). D.O.A will follow an elite team of detectives who will re-investigate controversial murder cases and will consist of 8 episodes. No word on when it will air yet. http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/dick-wolf-reality-show-1201158935/

-Showtime has ordered Kobe Bryant’s Muse. It will take an in-depth into the life and challenges of Kobe Bryant. The feature-length documentary is set to air this fall. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/showtime-documentary-nba-star-kobe-bryant-muse-fall/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

The View, The Americans, and Catch a Contractor!

TONIGHT ON TV April 16, 2014:

  • Workaholics season 4 finale, 10 pm, Comedy Central

-All 11 of the The View co-hosts will be reuniting for Barbara Walter’s retirement on May 15. The lineup include Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Joy Behar, Debbie Matenopoulos, Lisa Ling, Elisabeth Hasselback, Rosie O’Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepard, Jenny McCarthy, and (obviously) Barbara Walters. The View airs daily at 11 am ET/PT on ABC. http://www.zap2it.com/blogs/all_11_view_co-hosts_reuniting_for_barbara_walters_retirement_on_may_15-2014-04

-FX has renewed The Americans for a third season. The 13-episode new season has not gotten a premiere date. There are still 6 episodes to go in the second season.  The Americans airs Wednesdays at 10 pm on FX. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/fx-the-americans-renewed-for-third-season/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-SpikeTV has renewed Catch a Contractor for a second season. The new season will have 10 hour-long episodes. No word on a premiere date yet. Catch a Contractor airs Sundays at 10/9c on SpikeTV. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/adam-carollas-catch-a-contractor-696757

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Hemlock Grove, Glee, Heroes Digital Series, and much more!

TONIGHT ON TV April 15, 2014:

  • The Mindy Project (regular time slot return) on Fox at 9 pm
  • Fargo series premiere on FX at 10 pm
  • Celebrity Wife Swap season 9 premiere on ABC at 10 pm
  • Awkward season 4 premiere on MTV at 10 pm (1 hour episode)

-Andrew Garfield will host Saturday Night Live with 5-time musical guest Coldplay on May 3. http://tvline.com/2014/04/12/saturday-night-live-host-andrew-garfield-coldplay/

-USA has already renewed the new reality show Chrisley Knows Best for a second season that will consist of 12 episodes. The first season ends on April 22. Chrisley Knows Best airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on USA. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/usa-renews-chrisley-knows-best-695552

-Netflix has announced the second season premiere date for Hemlock Grove. 10 hour-long episodes will air on Friday, July 11 at 12:01 am PT. Season 2 will pick up with the town’s reaction to the massacre that ended season 1 as well as a lot of family drama. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/14/netflix-hemlock-grove-second-season/

-Nazneen Contractor will join Covert Affairs for its fifth season as a recurring character on the USA show. She will play Sydney, a new love interest for Calder Michaels (Hill Harper). Still no word yet on a premiere date for the fifth season. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/covert-affairs-24-alum-joins-695572

-Laura Benanti will play a recurring character on Showtime’s Nurse JackieShe wil portray Mia, who is described as “the fiancé to Jackie’s ex-husband, who starts to develop a close relationship with Jackie’s daughters.” Nurse Jackie airs Sundays at 9 pm ET/PT on Showtime. http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Laura-Benanti-Heads-to-Showtimes-NURSE-JACKIE-as-Recurring-Guest-20140414#.U03FsOZdVmh

-Apparently the 6th and final season of Glee will be set in an undisclosed location (Not NYC) and will focus on the original people and what happens to them and how they give back. It’ll revisit some of the new kids and there will be a big return of Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) and Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison). The last season will consist of 24 episodes (two carried over from the current season). “It will be a celebration of how far all those characters have come.” Glee airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on Fox. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/glees-final-season-to-have-new-location-final-scene-about-rachel-will-schuester/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-CBS has announced that Stephen Colbert will be visiting Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, April 22. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/stephen-colbert-david-lettermans-show-next-tuesday/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-NBC has added a new show, but this time its online. Heroes Reborn: Digital Series is an online prequel that will serve with the new Heroes miniseries. You can watch the series on NBC.com, Hulu, and video-on-demand. More digital online projects are in talks at NBC including Tesla and Twain and Last Single Girl.http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/15/heroes-digital-series-nbc/

-Maya Rudolph is returning to NBC (for one night) with a variety show. The Maya Rudolph Show will air on May 19 at 10/9c. Some of the stars that will be joining her include Andy Samberg, Kristen Bell, Fred Armisen, Chris Parnell, Craig Robinson, and Sean Hayes. http://tvline.com/2014/04/15/the-maya-rudolph-show-nbc-may-19/

 

Late Night Talk Show schedule– April 14 to April 18

Just a schedule of what’s happening on all your favorite late night talk shows! They are categorized by when they air. This schedule will be posted every Sunday.

Monday: Mindy Kaling; Colin Hanks; MGMT

Tuesday: Nathan Fillion; Tatiana Maslany; Dan Soder

Wednesday: Nick Thune; Bastille

Thursday: Tracy Morgan; Judy Greer; Broken Bells

Monday: Will Smith; U2 (Repeat from 2/17/14)

Tuesday: Jerry Seinfeld; Kristen Wiig; Lady Gaga (Repeat from 2/18/14)

Wednesday: Bradley Cooper; Tim McGraw (Repeat from 2/19/14)

Thursday: Michelle Obama; Will Ferrell; Arcade Fire (Repeat from 2/20/14)

Friday: Justin Timberlake (Repeat from 2/21/14)

Monday: Jason Bateman; Katie Lowes; John Legend (Repeat from 3/27/14)

Tuesday: Johnny Depp; Jessica Pare; Chuck E. Weiss (Repeat from 4/7/14)

Wednesday: Emma Stone; Jeff Perry; Schoolboy Q (Repeat from 4/3/14)

Thursday: Behind the Scandalabra: Jimmy interviews the creator of “Scandal”, Shonda Rhimes

Friday: Tracy Morgan; Kate Mara; Birds of Tokyo (Repeat from 4/8/14)

Monday: Emma Watson; Nick Offerman; the Strypes (Repeat from 3/25/14)

Tuesday: Martha Stewart; Lady Gaga; Bill Murray (Repeat from 4/21/14)

Wednesday: Sylvester Stallone; Theo James; Ledisi (Repeat from 3/12/14)

Thursday: Billy Crystal; Tony Hale; a Top Ten List presented by Kwasi Enin; Liv Warfield (Repeat from 4/4/14)

Friday: Bryan Cranston; Melissa Rauch; Le1f (Repeat from 3/13/14)

Monday: Kanye West; Russell Wilson (Repeat from 2/25/14)

Tuesday: Andy Samberg; Busy Phillipps; Abbi Jacobson; Ilana Glazer (Repeat from 3/10/14)

Wednesday: Anderson Cooper; Alessandra Ambrosio; Behati Prinsloo; Iggy Azalea (Repeat from 3/17/14)

Thursday: Kathie Lee Gifford; Hoda Kotb; Kyle MacLachlan; Karmin (Repeat from 3/24/14)

Friday: Kenan Thompson; Johnny Weir; Tara Lipinski; Sarah Lewis (Repeat from 3/7/14)

If you’re favorite Late Night talk show isn’t on this list and you want it there, let me know in the comments down below and I’ll add it to the list!

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