Community revival, Reading Rainbow, King of the Nerds and much more!

TONIGHT on TV–June 2, 2014:

  • Whose Line is it Anyway? new time slot (8pm, The CW)
  • Beauty and the Beast returns (9pm, The CW)
  • Longmire season 3 premiere (10pm, A&E)
  • Mistresses season 2 premiere (10pm, ABC)
  • The Writer’s Room finale (11pm, Sundance)

Community could be saved by Hulu. Hulu is currently in talks with Sony Pictures TV for a sixth season of the show. The proposed plan would likely include a 13-episode new season. http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/29/showbiz/tv/community-hulu-ew/

-Chelsea Handler will be leaving her talk show, Chelsea Lately, on August 26. The finale will be a live hourlong episode. Chelsea has been very vocal about wanting to leave the show and the network behind but her contract did not end until the end of 2014. However, the network and her both came to an earlier decision. http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/chelsea-handler-to-leave-e-talk-show-in-late-august-1201195177/

-HBO has greenlit a new comedy series from Danny McBride called Vice Principals. The 18 episode straight-to-series order is expected to be split into multiple seasons. McBride will be starring in the series as well as Jody Hill. The show is about a “high school and people who almost run it: the vice principals, one of them played by McBride.” http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/hbo-greenlights-new-danny-mcbride-comedy-series-vice-principals/

-LeVar Burton has started a Kickstarter campaign in order to bring Reading Rainbow to the web. Less than 24 hrs after launching the campaign, he surpassed his goal. His goal is to create a new version of the show that is available to any child with access to the Internet. He also wants to establish a classroom version of the program and allow low-income schools the use of the material for free. http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/05/28/levar-burton-reading-rainbow-kickstarter/

The Arsenio Hall Show has been cancelled after only one season. Even though CBS renewed the show for a second season in February after securing a two-year deal, they have since ended that contract and production of the show has wrapped. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/the-arsenio-hall-show-cancelled-after-one-season/

King of the Nerds has been renewed for a third season by TBS. It will be back for another round of eight episodes. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/king-nerds-renewed-third-season-708330

-Cartoon Network has greenlit The Amazing World of Gumball for two more seasons which will bring the total order to five seasons. The series is about an amusing blue cat named Gumball, and his best buddy Darwin, a pet goldfish, combines 2D and 3D animation in a live-action setting. Season 3 is slated to premiere this Thursday (June 5) on Cartoon Network. http://www.deadline.com/2014/06/cartoon-network-picks-up-two-more-seasons-of-the-amazing-world-of-gumball/

-Jason Ritter will be guest starring in the fourth season of Girls. He will be in episode 6 and will be playing the character Scott. http://tvline.com/2014/06/02/jason-ritter-girls-season-4-guest-star-cast/

-NBC has already announced fall premiere dates for their shows. I will add a new page for fall premiere dates so look out for that! http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/06/02/because-its-never-too-early-to-think-fall-nbc-announces-fall-2014-premiere-dates/

-CW has set more summer premiere dates and my page on summer premiere dates will be updated with this new information! http://www.deadline.com/2014/06/americas-next-top-model-premiere-date-cw/

Thanks for checking out my blog! 

-Dex 

 

 

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/

 

Netflix documentaries, USA pilots, Outlander, The Roosevelts, CW cancellations, and more!

TONIGHT on TV– May 8, 2014:

  • Two and a Half Men season 11 finale (9pm, CBS)
  • American Comedy Awards (2 hours, 8pm, NBC)
  • Saint George season finale (9 pm, FX)
  • Surviving Jack series finale (9:30 pm, Fox)
  • Maron season 2 premiere (10 pm, IFC)
  • Comedy Bang! Bang! season 3 premiere (10:30, IFC)

-Netflix announced 4 new documentaries in the next few months. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/netflix-makes-push-documentaries

  • Battered Bastards of Baseball –a defunct minor league baseball team. Premiering July 11
  • Mission Blue –Marine biologist Sylvia Earle and her campaign to create a network of protected marine sanctuaries. Set to air August 15.
  • E-Team –Human rights workers from the makers of the Oscar-winning documentary “Born Into Brothels”. Premiering later this year.
  • Print the Legend –3-D printing. Later this year

-USA has picked Stanistan for a pilot episode. They also have 5 comedies and 6 dramas in the development stage. The 5 comedies are: Difficult PeopleLove The One You’re WithMajordomoMoguls, and Royal. The 6 dramas are: BoomBrandColonyThe FarmControl and Mr. Robot. For all descriptions check the link! http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/usa-network-upfront-stanistan-comedies-amy-poehler/

-Starz is set to premiere Outlander on August 9 at 9 pm. https://twitter.com/JarettSays/status/464443155744423936/photo/1

-Whoopi Goldberg is developing a family documentaries series based around her daughter, Alex Martin, and her extended family. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/whoopi-goldberg-developing-family-docuseries-702302

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History by Ken Burns is set to open the PBS season with a a seven-part documentary about the Roosevelt political dynasty. Starting September 14, a two-hour episode will air each night over seven nights. Other PBS fall highlights include Porgy and BessHow We Got to Now with Steven JohnsonFinding Your Roots, Makers, and Masterpiece Mystery! http://seattletimes.com/html/entertainment/2023555636_apxtvnewseasonpbs.html

-The CW has canceled The Tomorrow PeopleThe Carrie Diaries, and Star-Crossed as well as the Supernatural spin-off Bloodlines, which was only in its pilot stage. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/05/08/cw-cancels/

-The Disney Channel has ordered Zendaya-Starrer K.C. Undercover. The multi-camera series begins production in LA this summer for an early 2015 premiere. It focuses on K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz who’s training to be an undercover super spy, following in the footsteps of her parents. http://www.deadline.com/2014/05/disney-channel-orders-zendaya-starrer-k-c-undercover/

-NBC has ordered three new series. They are ConstantineMysteries of Laura, and A-Z. All descriptions are in the link. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/05/08/nbc-constantine-to-series/

Thanks for checking out my blog!

-Dex 

 

 

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

 

CBS Summer Schedule, America’s Funniest Home Videos, The Flash costume

There is a new CBS summer schedule:

  • Big Brother will premiere the second season on Wednesday June 25 8-9 pm ET/PT. The Thursday edition (featuring the live eviction show) will premiere June 26 9-10 pm ET/PT. With the first eviction the following week, July 3. Starting Sunday June 29, Big Brother will premiere from 8-9 pm ET/PT
  • Reckless premieres Sunday June 29 9-10 pm ET/PT
  • The third season of Unforgettable premieres Sunday June 29  10-11 pm ET/PT
  • Under the Dome will premiere Monday June 30 10-11 pm ET/PT. The premiere episode will be written by Stephen King, whose novel the series is based.
  • Extant will premiere Wednesday July 9 9-10 pm ET/PT.

(http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/03/11/mark-your-calendars-cbs-announces-summer-slate-of-original-programming/)

-Tom Bergeron is leaving America’s Funniest Home Videos. He will leave after the next season of the show. He hasn’t revealed any reasons why he decided to exit. He will still be hosting Dancing With the Stars however. http://www.vulture.com/2014/03/tom-bergeron-is-leaving-one-of-his-two-abc-shows.html

 

-The full Flash costume for the new CW series The Flash has been revealed.

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Reign, Trailer Park Boys, 2 Broke Girls, Kroll Show, Grey’s Anatomy, and Bones! Plus much more!

Reign has decided to put an uncensored “sexy” episode online. There will be a normal version of this week’s episode airing at it’s normal time (Thursdays (Tonight) at 9/8c on CW). The online version will be uploaded to the CW’s website Friday morning. Here is a teaser pic from the upcoming episode. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/05/cw-reign-uncensored/

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-Two new seasons of Trailer Parks Boys will be available to Netflix users. The show has been on hiatus since the end of the 7th season in 2007. The eighth season will consist of 10 episodes and will premiere this fall. The ninth season will premiere sometime after that. If you want to start from the beginning, all seasons are on Netflix for your enjoyment! http://www.indiewire.com/article/television/canadas-favorite-trailer-park-boys-are-back-for-seasons-8-9-this-fall?

-Leah Remini has gotten her own show on TLC. It will be docuseries following her life and her family. The series will be 12 half-hour episodes long. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/leah-remini-star-tlc-docuseries-686265

-HBO picked up Oprah-produced mini series about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King based on the America: In the King Years book trilogy. The series will consist of six hour long episodes. David Simon (The Wire, Treme) will be spearheading the project along with Oprah. http://www.deadline.com/2014/03/the-wires-david-simon-takes-on-oprah-produced-hbo-mini-on-martin-luther-king/

-Ty Pennington (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) and chef Emeril Lagasse have signed on for TNT’s new show On the Menu. Pennington will be the host, while Lagasse will act as the Menu Master. Apparently the show will allow the viewers the chance to taste the winning dish after every episode. Each episode will consist of home cooks challenged to create dishes for restaurant chains, stadium concession stands, or other American food businesses. The executive producer is Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor, Shark Tank.) It is slated to air in the fall of 2014. http://www.thewrap.com/ty-pennington-emeril-lagasse-tnt-on-the-menu-mark-burnett

-Lindsay Lohan is making a guest appearance on 2 Broke GirlsThe episode will air April 14. She will play Claire Guinness, a bride-to-be who enlists Max and Caroline to make her a wedding cake. And then hilarity and chaos ensues (I’m assuming.) You can catch new episodes of 2 Broke Girls on Mondays at 8:30/7:30c on CBS. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/05/lindsay-lohan-2-broke-girls/ 

-Creator and star of Kroll Show, Nick Kroll, announced last night on Late Night with Seth Meyers that the show had been renewed for a third season by Comedy Central. You can catch new episodes of Kroll Show on Tuesdays 10:30/9:30c on Comedy Central.   http://www.deadline.com/2014/03/comedy-centrals-kroll-show-renewed-for-third-season/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-Isaiah Washington is returning to Grey’s Anatomy. His episode will air in May and apparently it’s much needed closure for Chistrina Yang (Sandra Oh). –I won’t tell you why cause spoilers are a prominent issue on the internet.– Her character is supposed to leave at the end of this season so it’s helping wrap everything up. If you would like to see why he leaves then the first 9 seasons (out of 10) are on Netflix. You can also catch Washington on CW’s The Hundred  premiering later this month. You catch new episodes of Grey’s Anatomy on Thursdays at 9/8c on ABC.  http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/06/isaiah-washington-returning-greys-anatomy/

-Finally, meet the newest intern on Bones! He will premiere on the Monday, March 17th episode. Ignacio Serricchio will play Rodolfo Fuentes in the upcoming episode when the rest of the team is busy with possible murder suspect remains are found in a septic tank. The first 8 seasons (out of 9) are on Netflix if you’d like to watch the whole show! Again no spoilers on why there is a new “squintern.” You can catch Bones starting this upcoming Monday at 8/7c on FOX. http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/03/05/bones-preview-the-repo-man-in-the-septic-tank/#more-47354

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Sorry for the extra long post but there was a lot to catch everyone up on! Hope you enjoyed! Thanks for checking out my blog 🙂

-Dex

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