Business deals, Dig, Jessie, and more!

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TONIGHT on TV–May 20, 2014:

  • Dancing With the Stars 2 hour season finale (Part 2, ABC 9pm)
  • Supernatural season finale (The CW, 9pm)
  • The Voice 2 hr season finale (NBC, 9pm)
  • ACM Presents: An All Star Salute to the Troops Concert Special (CBS, 9/8c)

-In my last blog post I mentioned that there would be a docuseries about Michael Sam on OWN, well later Friday night, they announced that the project would be postponed, “allowing Michael the best opprotunity to achieve his dreams of making the team.” http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/10944070/michael-sam-documentary-oprah-winfrey-network-postponed

-Michael Weatherly has closed a 2-year deal with CBS to return to NCIS for seasons 12 and 13. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/michael-weatherly-closes-2-year-deal-with-cbs-studios-to-return-to-ncis-produce-new-projects/

-AT&T has finalized its deal to acquire DirectTV for $48.5 billion. The deal will allow AT&T to boost broadband speeds and expand its high speed broadcast service to customer locations (even rural areas not currently wired) which is to be completed within four years. DirectTV customers can retain their standalone service packages for three years. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/att-directv-48b-deal-complete/

-Youtube has acquired videogame-streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion. http://variety.com/2014/digital/news/youtube-to-acquire-videogame-streaming-service-twitch-for-1-billion-sources-1201185204/

-Lauren Ambrose has joined USA Network’s Dig, a six-episode event series airing this fall. It centers on Peter Connelly, an FBI agent currently stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating the murder of an American archeologist, uncovers a conspiracy 2,000 years in the making. Ambrose will play Debbie, a dedicated follower of evangelist Ted Billingham (played by David Costabile) who spends most of her time looking after a fellow disciple, 13-year-old Josh (Zen McGrath) who suddenly disappears which makes Debbie begin to question the beliefs and choices that have led her to where she is. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/six-feet-unders-lauren-ambrose-705909

-Disney Channel has renewed Jessie for a fourth season which will premiere in January 2015. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/disney-channel-renews-jessie-for-fourth-season/

-Kristen Bell is going to host the 2014 CMT Music Awards by herself after previously hosting with Toby Keith in 2012 and Jason Aldean in 2013. The 2014 CMT Music Awards are on June 4 at 8pm EST (broadcating live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena) on CMT. http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/kristen-bell-to-host-the-2014-cmt-music-awards-2014205

-TNT is developing a spin-off of Major Crimes (which is a spin-off of The Closer). It will focus on franchise vet Jon Tenney’s FBI agent character, Special Agent Fritz Howard. The spin-off characters will be featured in the seventh episode of Major Crimes upcoming third season which premieres June 9. http://tvline.com/2014/05/20/major-crimes-spin-off-jon-tenney-tnt-agent-fritz-howard/

-Fox’s Enlisted will be airing its final remaining episodes (one episode per week) starting Sunday, June 1, at 7/6c. http://tvline.com/2014/05/20/enlisted-returning-final-episodes-fox-june-2014/#more-518442

-The Teen Choice Awards will air live on Sunday, August 10, at 8pm from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion.

Thanks for checking out my blog

-Dex 

Late Night Talk Show schedule–May 19 to May 23

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:  Eric Stonestreet; Rick Reilly; the Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger

Tuesday: Steven Ho; Mike Recine

Wednesday: Norm Macdonald; Lupita Nyong’o; Veruca Salt

Thursday: Jennifer Nettles

Monday: Liam Neeson; Terry Crews; Conor Oberst

Tuesday: Charlize Theron; Josh Hartnett

Wednesday: Hugh Jackman; Jimmy Page; Barry Gibb; the winner of “The Voice”

Thursday: Amanda Seyfried; Will Ferrell

Friday: Seth MacFarlane; Thandie Newton; Rascal Flatts

Monday: George Stephanopoulos; Andi Dorfman; Charles Bradley

Tuesday: Johnny Knoxville; Dave Salmoni; Timeflies

Wednesday: Adam Sandler; Elle Fanning; Lykke Li

Thursday: Magic Johnson; T.J. Miller; Little Dragon

Friday: TBA/NONE

Monday: Jack Hanna; Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks

Tuesday: Kid scientists; Sarah Silverman; We Are Scientists

Wednesday: Sgt. Kyle J. White; Dierks Bentley

Thursday: Stephen Colbert; Robin Roberts; Kelis (Repeat from 4/22/14)

Friday: Lindsay Lohan; Jamie Edwards; Real Estate (Repeat from 4/9/14)

Monday: Patrick Stewart; Adam Duritz; Counting Crows

Tuesday: James McAvoy; Wendi McLendon-Covey; Kumail Nanjiani

Wednesday: Jennifer Lawrence; Alan Cumming; Little Daylight

Thursday: Hugh Jackman; Kevin Nealon; Ali Wong

Friday: TBA/NONE

If your 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–May 19 to May 23

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: Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy; Lea Michele; Terry Crews; Andi Dorfman

Tuesday: Toni Braxton; Ellen page; Phillip Phillip performs; Louis van Amstel; Wendi McLendon-Covey

Wednesday: Actor Hugh Jackman; “Dancing With the Stars” after party

Thursday: Actress Jennifer Lawrence; journalist Katie Couric; singer Wynonna Judd

Friday: TBA

Monday: Jennifer Lopez; Andi Dorfman; Blondie performs

Tuesday: Charlize Theron; Josh Hartnett; winner of “LIVE’s Top Teacher Search” is announced

Wednesday: Hugh Jackman; winning couple and runners-up from “Dancing With the Stars” perform

Thursday: Patrick Stewart; Chris O’Dowd

Friday: Jennifer Lawrence; Phillip Phillips

Monday: Greg Anthony; Kandi Burruss, Todd Tucker, and Joyce “Mama Joyce” Jones; Brandon Marshall

Tuesday: Guest co-host Terry Crews; Dr. Ben Carson; James McAvoy; Toni Braxton; Sutton Foster performs

Wednesday: Guest co-host Todd Chrisley; actor Neil Patrick Harris; A Great Big World performs

Thursday: Guest co-host Margaret Hoover; actor Seth MacFarlane; pop culture news; actress Audra McDonald

Friday: Guest co-host Margaret Hoover; Sarah Silverman; Don Johnson; Sarah Evans

Monday: Eggplant lasagna, quinoa and spinach un-mac and cheese; author Rick Springfield

Tuesday: Author Robin Roberts and decadent desserts; blueberry pancakes with TV personality Bethenny Frankel

Wednesday: Supper ideas with actress Lea Michele; actor Terry Crews

Thursday: Sweet and savory breakfast items; Drew Barrymore; breakfast dishes with surprise ingredients

Friday: TBA

Monday: Peter Facinelli; Candy Spelling; Shelley Wade

Tuesday: Judge Judy Sheindlin; Susan Feniger

Wednesday: Patricia Heaton; Diana Madison; Wolfgang Puck

Thursday: Arsenio Hall; Ellen K; Jamie Krell

Friday: Jason Priestly; Arianna Huffington

Monday: Queen Latifah’s Family Health Scare

Tuesday: Cut Your Cancer Risk in Half

Wednesday: Supermarket Secrets: How They Fool You Into Buying Foods That Make You Fat

Thursday: “Glee” Star Lea Michele

Friday: TBA/NONE

Monday: Adam Sandler; Drew Barrymore; Kevin Nealon; Terry Crews; Wendi McLendon-Covey; Sia

Tuesday: Halle Berry; Tim McGraw

Wednesday: Charlize Theron; Seth MacFarlane; Coldplay

Thursday: Jim Parsons; Sasha Alexander

Friday: Diane Keaton; Taylor Kitsch

–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 an episode if you’d like!

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New series regulars, Docuseries about Michael Sam, and CW shows and schedule.

TONIGHT on TV–May 16, 2014)

  • Shark Tank season 5 finale (8pm, ABC)
  • Hart of Dixie season 3 finale (9pm, The CW)
  • Grimm season 3 finale (9pm, NBC)
  • Kitchen Nightmares season 7 finale (9pm, Fox)
  • Barbara Walters: Her Story ABC special (9pm, 2hrs, ABC)

-OWN has ordered a new docuseries centered around Michael Sam. The series will follow the him as he prepares to earn a spot on the Rams. The docuseries is still untitled. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/own-lands-michael-sam-docuseries-704189

-Ryan Murphy stated that the rumors about Naya Rivera being fired from Glee is untrue. Both Naya and Lea Michele will be back the final season. He also stated, “Naya’s coming back next year, Lea’s coming back next year, anybody ever in that cast has an open invitation to come back and finish the character they so beautifully started.” http://www.extratv.com/2014/05/13/ryan-murphy-responds-to-rumors-about-star-tension-on-glee-set

-The CW has unveiled their 2014 Primetime schedule which can be found on my page Fall Schedules 2014-2015. https://dextvtalk.wordpress.com/fall-schedules/

-The trailers for The Flash and Jane the Virgin have been released. iZombie and The Messengers have been pushed to midseason (along with Hart of Dixie and Beauty and the Beast). http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/05/15/the-cw-trailer-park-get-your-first-look-at-the-flash-and-jane-the-virgin/

-T.R. Knight has joined Amazon’s Hysteria. He will play Dr. Logan Harlow’s brother, Carter James Harlow, “a fiercely intense man who’s been on death row since he was 19 years old and is two months away from execution.” http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/t-r-knight-amazon-pilot-hysteria-adrienne-c-moore-upped-to-regular-on-orange-is-the-new-black/

-Adrienne C. Moore has been promoted to a series regular on the third season of Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black. She recurred the first two seasons as Black Cindy. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/t-r-knight-amazon-pilot-hysteria-adrienne-c-moore-upped-to-regular-on-orange-is-the-new-black/

-Gilles Marini is joining Devious Maids season finale set to air on Sunday July 13. He will play opposite Roselyn Sanchez. Devious Maids airs Sunday at 10/9c on Lifetime. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Devious-Maids-Gilles-Marini-1081796.aspx

Arrow has promoted John Barrowman to a series regular for the upcoming third season. http://tvline.com/2014/05/15/arrow-season-3-john-barrowman-series-regular/

 

Simpsons/Family Guy crossover, trailers for new shows, and more!

TONIGHT on TV–May 14, 2014:

  • Arrow season 2 finale (8pm, The CW)
  • Revolution season 2 finale (8pm, NBC)
  • Suburgatory season 3 finale (8:30pm, ABC)
  • Nashville season 2 finale (10pm, ABC)
  • Criminal Minds season 9 finale (9pm, CBS)
  • Legit series finale (10pm, FX)
  • The Soul Man season 3 finale (10:30pm, TV Land)

-The final season of Parks and Recreation will consist of 13 episodes. http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/parks-and-recreation-parenthood-to-conclude-after-next-season

Two and a Half Men will end after next season. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/itwo-and-a-half-men-final-season-cbs/

-ABC has changed Rookie Blue’s premiere date to June 19 at 9/8c instead of July 17 at 10pm. http://www.enstarz.com/articles/37803/20140512/watch-rookie-blue-season-5-premiere-sneak-peak-video-sam-recovers-from-surgery-while-andy-decides-between-him-nick.htm 

-The coveted after Superbowl show will be The Blacklist on Feb 1. The episode will be a two-parter and the second part will air on Feb 5 when the drama moves permanently to Thursday. http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/news/a570622/the-blacklist-lands-post-super-bowl-slot-on-nbc-for-2015.html#~oEhq9TPHA6q6hg

-Jane Krakowski has joined the cast of the new NBC comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in a recurring role. She will play a wealthy Upper West Side woman who hires Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) as a nanny. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/jane-krakowski-tina-fey-robert-carlock-comedy-nbc/

-Cory Michael Smith (Edward/Nygma), Victoria Cartagena (detective Renee Montoya) and Andrew Stewart-Jones (detective Crispus Allen) have all been promoted to series regulars on Fox’s new show Gothamhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/foxs-gotham-promotes-three-series-703147

The Simpson and Family Guy will have a crossover episode called “The Simpsons Guy.” and will be an hour long episode airing in September. http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/shortcuts/2014/may/14/simpsons-family-guy-crossover-episode 

-TBS has renewed Conan through 2018. http://tvline.com/2014/05/14/conan-obrien-tbs-talk-show-renewed-through-2018/

Trailers for new shows have been released:

Thanks for checking out my blog! 

-Dex 

 

SNL 40th Anniversary Special, new shows, renewals, cancelations, and much more.

Tonight on TV–May 12, 2014:

  • Star-Crossed season 1 finale (8pm, The CW)
  • Bones season 9 finale (8pm, Fox)
  • Castle season 6 finale (10pm, ABC)
  • The Blacklist season 1 finale (10pm, NBC)
  • 24: Live Another Day regular time slot premiere (9pm, Fox)

-ABC has ordered nine shows to its fall 2014-2015 schedule: American CrimeBlack-ish, Forever, Galavant, How to Get Away With Murder, Manhattan Love Story, Marvel’s Agent Carter, Secrets & Lies, Selfie, and The Whispers.For more info on any of the shows check out the link or my page “Pilots to Series” http://tvline.com/2014/05/08/abc-new-series-fall-2014-how-to-get-away-with-murder/

-CBS has picked up nine new shows to its fall 2014-2015 schedule: NCIS: New Orleans, Stalker, Scorpion, Madam Secretary, Battle Creek, CSI: Cyber, The Odd Couple, and McCarthy’s. For more info on any of the shows check out the link or my page “Pilots to Series” http://www.eonline.com/news/540579/cbs-picks-up-8-new-shows-starring-matthew-perry-katharine-mcphee-maggie-q-and-more 

-ABC’s Nashville has been renewed for a third season. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/nashville-renewed-season-3-abc/

-CBS’s The Mentalist has been renewed for season 7. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/mentalist-renewed-seventh-season-last-cbs/

-CBS has canceled The Crazy OnesFriends With Better LivesBad TeacherIntelligence, and Hostageshttp://www.deadline.com/2014/05/crazy-ones-cbs-cancelled-bad-teacher-hostages-bad-teacher/

-TBS has renewed Cougar Town for a sixth and final season. http://www.eonline.com/news/540786/cougar-town-renewed-for-sixth-and-final-season

-NBC has renewed Parenthood for a sixth and final season which will consist of 13-episodes. Parks and Recreation will also have its final season this fall. It has not, however, been added to the NBC schedule so it may be a midseason run. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/05/11/parenthood-renewed-nbc/

-TBS has canceled Men at Work. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/men-at-work-cancelled-tbs/

-Fox has ordered a New Year’s Eve Special Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution. The special will air on Wednesday from 8-10pm ET live (CT/MT/PT tape-delayed) and is trying to compete with ABC’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest and NBC’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Dalyhttp://www.deadline.com/2014/05/fox-endemol-team-with-pitbull-on-miami-set-new-years-eve-special/

-NBC has set Saturday Night Live’s 40th Anniversary Special which will air on Feb 15 during the February sweep. It will include highlights from the four decades of SNL and will feature a slew of alumni stopping by. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/nbc-sets-saturday-night-live-40th-anniversary-special/

-Larry Wilmore will succeed Stephen Colbert in a Jon Stewart-produced show on Comedy Central. The show will be called The Minority Report and will launch in January 2015. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/larry-wilmore-succeeds-stephen-colbert-show-jon-stewart-produces-comedy-central/