Primetime Emmy nominations, Stand Up to Cancer special, Comic-Con, and much more!

TONIGHT on TV–July 10, 2014:

  • Kidnappedfor Christ documentary (7:30pm, Showtime)
  • Welcome to Sweden series premiere (9pm, NBC)
  • Working the Engels series premiere (9:30pm, NBC)

-The Primetime Emmy Nominations are out! http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/07/10/2014-emmy-nominations-list/ For a complete list click here http://www.emmys.com/sites/default/files/Downloads/66th-nominations-list.pdf The Primetime Emmys are live on NBC August 25 at 8pm ET/5pm PT.

Stand Up to Cancer’s fourth TV special will air their one hour telecast on Friday, September 5 at 8pm ET/7pm CT and will be available on 30 networks including ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC. There will also be a Canadian broadcast for the first time this year, which will include specific content and will air across the four major Canadian networks CBC, City, CTV, and Global. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/stand-up-cancer-sets-fourth-717295

-CBS has unveiled their San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Panel Plans. Under the DomeScorpion, and Reign will all be present. Check the link for more details! http://mashable.com/2014/07/08/cbs-tv-comic-con-2014/

I also found a link about all of your favorite shows and when they will be at Comic-Con http://mashable.com/2014/07/07/comic-con-2014-tv-panels/

-NatGeo has renewed Wicked Tuna for a fourth season which is expected to premiere worldwide in 2015. They have also set a premiere date for the spinoff series Wicked Tuna North Vs. South, which will premiere August 17 at 10pm ET/PT. http://www.deadline.com/2014/07/wicked-tuna-renewed-spinoff-national-geographic-channel/

Sons of Anarchy has recruited Courtney Love for a pivotal season 7 arc. She will play Ms. Harrsion, “the straight-shooting preschool teacher of Jax’s eldest son, Abel. Look for Love’s educator to take a special interest in Abel–which will spark an interesting reaction from the boy’s mother Wendy.” She will debut her role in episode 4 of the new season which begins this fall. http://tvline.com/2014/07/08/courtney-love-sons-of-anarchy-season-7-cast/

-Robbie Amell has joined the cast of The Flash for a recurring role. He will play Ronnie Raymond, better known as Firestorm. On the show, he is a maintenance worker at S.T.A.R. Labs and Dr. Caitlin Snow’s fiancé. The Flash premieres Tuesday, October 7 at 9/8c on The CW. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Flash-Robbie-Amell-Firestorm-1084084.aspx

Orphan Black has been officially renewed for a third season. The 10 episode new season will air in 2015 along with the second season of Broadchurch and new series including Tatua and The Last Kingdom on BBC America. http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/orphan-black-renewed-for-season-3-1201260127/

-James Patterson’s best-selling book Maximum Ride is getting its own YouTube series. Digital Studio, a production company with over 700 YouTube channels, is planning an initial batch of six to ten episodes that will run at 10 to 15 minutes each. A final book for the series is scheduled to hit bookshelves in January 2015. And the YouTube series is scheduled for Spring 2015. The company is planning to cast YouTube personalities in major roles, as well. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/10/arts/james-pattersons-maximum-ride-books-to-be-a-series-on-youtube.html

Glee’s final season will consist of 13 consecutive episodes that will air midseason on Fox. The exact date and time slot have not yet been revealed. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/glees-final-season-episode-count-717775

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Doctor Who, Sherlock, Community, The View and much more!

Tonight on TV–July 3, 2014:

  • Undateable finale (last three new episode starting at 8:30, NBC)

-Chris Colfer is NOT leaving Glee, the producers of the show confirm. Someone hacked is Twitter apparently and made up the rumor. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/07/03/glee-chris-colfer-kurt-leaving/

Doctor Who is returning to BBC America on Saturday, August 23 at 8pm! The upcoming season premiere marks the first full episode for the Twelfth Doctor. Peter Capaldi will be joined by Jenna Coleman (who plays the companion Clara Oswald) and Samuel Anderson, who joins the cast as Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill School where Clara also works. A short teaser is in the link! http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/06/27/mark-your-calendars-doctor-who-returns-to-bbc-america-on-august-23/

Sherlock is back for a fourth season which will air in 2015-216. The new season will consist of a special episode, which will begin filming in January 2015, and three normal episodes, which will end production in late 2015 and likely appear in early 2016. Exact dates have yet to be announced. http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/sherlock-season-4-2015-special-4-episode-1201256929/

-Both Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd are leaving The View. In a statement ABC said, “The View will be moving in an exciting new direction next season and ABC has made decisions to evolve the show creatively.” Whoopi Goldberg is the only surviving panelist, since Barbara Walters retired in April. http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/programming/jenny-mccarthy-sherri-shepherd-leaving-view/132086

The Goldbergs is prepping for a John Hughes inspired episode. One of the season 2 epiosde will feature an homage to one of his classic ’80s flicks. Adam F. Goldberg, the creator of the show, said that they are writing it now but he won’t reveal which film is is from yet. He also said it was going to be difficult to shoot and very expensive. The episode will likely air midway through the season so keep your eyes out for that awesome episode! http://tvline.com/2014/06/26/the-goldbergs-season-2-john-hughes-episode-abc/

Community will be returning! Yahoo Screen has ordered a 13-episode 6th season. All current (aka Season 5) series regulars will be back for Season 6. Donald Glover will not be returning. http://tvline.com/2014/06/30/community-season-6-renewed-yahoo-screen/

-Fox has canceled Hieroglyph before its premiere date. Only one episode of the show had been shot, but scripts for several more episodes had been written. It was said that “the series wasn’t creatively coming together the way executives had hoped.” http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/06/30/fox-cancels-hieroglyph/

-NBC picked up The Night Shift for a second season which will consist of 14 episodes. The Night Shifts season-one finale is set to air Tuesday, July 15 at 10pm on NBC. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/07/01/the-night-shift-season-2/

Once Upon a Time has cast their Anna and Kristoff characters (based off the movie Frozen)! Elizabeth Lail and Scott Michael Foster will play the highly anticipated characters. Georgina Haig has also been cast as Queen Elsa. http://www.hitfix.com/news/once-upon-a-time-casts-frozen-characters-anna-and-kristoff

-The CW has canceled its reality show Famous in 12http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/cw-cancels-reality-series-famous-12-24406948

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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/

 

Gwen Stefani joining The Voice, new Syfy shows, renewals from online sites, and so much more!

Lots of news today! Sorry for the long post. 

-Rosie O’Donnell will be returning to The Fosters. She will reprise her role as Rita Hendricks and will appear in two episodes this fall. The Fosters return June 16 at 9 pm on ABC Family for a second season. You catch the first season on Netflix! http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/rosie-odonnell-returning-fosters-699910

Project Greenlight, the Ben Affleck and Matt Damon produced HBO filmmaking documentary series from 2001, is returning. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/project-greenlight-hbo-new-season-with-ben-affleck-matt-damon-producing/

-Jay Ellis will be added to the cast of Showtime’s Masters of Sex during season 2. He will play Dr. Cyril Franklin, another M.D., who shares an office space with Michael Sheen’s Dr. William Masters. The second season begins July 13 at 10 pm ET/PT on Showtime. http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/jay-ellis-the-game-masters-of-sex-1201166970/

-Gwen Stefani is joining The Voice as a new coach. She will join Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton as coaches. Christina Aguilera said she will be coming back to the show during its eighth season. The Voice airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8/7c on NBC. http://www.eonline.com/news/536592/it-s-official-gwen-stefani-joins-the-voice-as-new-coach

Almost Human has been cancelled by FOX due to bad ratings and low viewers during its first season. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/29/almost-human-canceled-fox/

-Tricia Helfer will be starring in Syfy’s new upcoming six-hour event series Ascension. The premise of the show and more about it is in the link. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/30/tricia-helfer-ascension/

-Syfy has picked up adventure series Killjoys, which will premiere in 2015 and will consist of 10 episodes.. It follows a “fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants troughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multiplanetary class war.” http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/syfy-picks-up-adventure-series-killjoys/

-Crackle has unveiled three new series. It has also renewed Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee for 24 more episodes, which will take it through season 9 (including season 5 & 6 that were renewed earlier). More shows and better descriptions are in the link. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/jerry-seinfeld-comedians-in-cars-getting-coffee-renewal-crackle/ 

  •  Tightrope: It will replace a character from a classic detective series with a modern-day actor to reshape the stories into contemporary comedy
  • Sports Jeopardy!: A sports-themed version of the popular Jeopardy game show
  • Sequestered: A 12-episode series about a jury that’s sequestered in a hotel while deliberating a court case with massive implications.
  • The Throwaways (feature film): A suspenseful thriller about a notorious hacker captured y the CIA who is given a proposition to work for them or spend the rest of his life in prison.

-Syfy has ordered a third Sharknado movie which will premiere sometime in 2015. The sequel premieres July 30. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/30/syfy-third-sharknado/

-Zoe Jarman, who plays receptionist Betsy Putch, on Fox’s hit show The Mindy Project will not be returning for its third season. She has been asked to guest star so she may still be seen. http://tvline.com/2014/04/30/the-mindy-project-season-3-zoe-jarman-leaving-as-betsy-putch/

-Naya Rivera is reportedly cut from Glee and will be written out of the season 5 finale and ultimately season 6 (which is the last season). There have been reports that she “went off” on producers about multiple grievances, including Lea Michele. The season finale airs May 13 on Fox. http://tvline.com/2014/04/29/glee-season-5-finale-naya-rivera-cut-season-6/

-Hulu has renewed Deadbeat for a second season as well as giving summer premiere dates for three more original returning series. East Los High (July 9), The Awesomes (August 4), and Quick Draw (August 7) . New reality spoof The Hotwives of Orlando will premiere July 15.

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire host Cedric the Entertainer will depart from the show after only one season as host. No one has been confirmed as the new host but Terry Crews is in talks for the gig. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/who-wants-to-be-millionaire-host-cedric-the-entertainer-to-depart/

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-Dex

The Daily Show, The Late Late Show, The Comeback, and more!

Tonight on TV April 29, 2014:

  • Playing House series premiere (USA, 10 pm)

-Disney Channel has renewed Austin & Ally for a  fourth season. No premiere date for the new season has been announced yet. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/austin-and-ally-renewed-disney-channel/

The Daily Show has hired SNL writer and standup comedian Michael Che as a correspondent to join the series in June. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/28/daily-show-michael-che/

-Jim Rash is joining Glee tonight (Fox, 8/7c). He will be playing the head of Fox who goes to see Rachel in Funny Girlhttp://cartermatt.com/118611/glee-season-5-spoilers-communitys-jim-rash-appear/

-Fox will be broadcasting Grease Live in 2015. It will be a live three-hour production of the popular musical Greasehttp://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/04/28/breaking-tv-news-fox-to-broadcast-grease-live-in-2015/

-Sarah Silverman is joining season 2 of Masters of Sex in a recurring role. She will play “Helen” but I have no idea the background of Helen. Production is currently underway and the new season will premiere Sunday, July 13 at 10 pm ET/PT on Showtime. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2014/04/28/sarah-silverman-joins-showtimes-masters-of-sex-for-season-2/8419101/

-Craig Ferguson is leaving The Late Late Show in December when his contract expires. http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/craig-ferguson-to-leave-late-late-show-in-december-1201166165/

-HBO’s The Comeback starring Lisa Kudrow is coming back to TV. It will be coming back for a six-episode run with production scheduled to begin May 19. HBO has not confirmed anything but multiple sources have said that writers are already working on the scripts. http://www.eonline.com/news/536190/the-comeback-is-coming-back-for-six-episodes-and-it-s-the-best-news-in-the-history-of-everything-get-the-exclusive-details

-Patricia Arquette will star in the CSI spin-off.  She will star as Avery Ryan, a special agent in charge of the FBI’s Cyber Crime Division. Instead of a traditional pilot, the concept is integrated into an episode of the original CSI episode set to air April 30 (tomorrow). http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/28/csi-spin-off-first-look-patricia-arquette/?

-Lifetime has ordered new episodes of Bring It. The network has ordered 10 episodes that are slated to premiere this summer. It will also air an hour-long bonus episode Bring It! Miss D Breaks It Down on May 7 at 10 pm. The season finale airs tomorrow night (April 30) at 10 pm.  http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/lifetime-orders-new-episodes-of-bring-it/

-Showtime has ordered a new project, Snowfall, and will star John Singleton. The project will examine the beginnings of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/showtime-drama-to-chronicle-origins-of-crack-cocaine-epidemic-in-los-angeles/

-A&E has ordered The Return straight to series for a 10-episode pickup. The show is based off of a French zombie drama. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/a-es-returned-adaptation-ordered-699658

-Starz has ordered two seasons of Seth MacFarlane’s comedy Blunt Talk. The 20-episode pickup will be divided between two seasons of 10 episodes each and will air in 2015. It is a character-driven comedy revolving around Walter Blunt, a British transplant intent on conquering the world of American cable news. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/starz-orders-two-seasons-seth-699691

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-Dex

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Homeland, Fargo, Suits, and more!

THINGS HAPPENING TODAY:

  • Turbo F.A.S.T. has 5 new episodes on Netflix
  • Unforgettable premiere of Season 2B is tonight at 8/7c on CBS
  • Continuum premiere of Season 3 is tonight at 10/9c on Syfy.
  • Series FinaleRaising Hope is tonight at 9/8c on Fox (one-hour episode)

-FXX has renewed It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia for two more seasons (Season 11 and 12) even though season 10 has yet to air. With the renewal, they also said there would be a straight-to-series order for Tracy Morgan’s new half-hour comedy series. Not many details on the new show but it’s supposed to premiere in January 2015. http://www.tv.com/shows/its-always-sunny-in-philadelphia/community/post/its-always-sunny-in-philadelphia-renewed-season-11-season-12-139663078553/

-TV Guide Network has decided to air a mid-season catch-up marathon of Star-Crossed on Saturday April 5 starting at 1 pm.

-The first 7 minutes of FX’s Fargo have been released. The miniseries premies Tuesday April 15 at 10 pm. Check out the link! https://tv.yahoo.com/blogs/tv-news/exclusive–watch-the-first-7-minutes-of-fx-s–fargo–now-224358942.html

Homeland has decided to begin production of their fourth season in Cape Town, south Africa. The new season will find Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) assigned to one of the most volatile and dangerous CIA stations in the Middle East where is back on the front lines in the war on terror. Production begins in mid-june and will shoot through November of this year. The fourth season premieres this fall on Showtime. http://showtimeallaccess.tumblr.com/post/81686682606/our-emmy-and-golden-globe-award-winning-drama

Suits has added DB Woodside and Brendan Hines for “major” season 4 arcs. Woodside will play Jeff Malone, a former SEC prosecutor who is a financial expert with a personal stake in Pearson Specter. Hines will play Logan Sandler, the son of a millionaire entrepreneur and isn’t used to hearing the word “no.” No word on the premiere date for season 4 since the third season is going on still. Suits airs Thursdays at 9/8c on USA.

Glee has trimmed down its current season from 22 episodes to 20 due to a production hiatus at the start of the season. Glee airs Tuesday at 8/7c on Fox. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/glee-trims-season-ratings-woes-693327

-CBC has confirmed renewals and season pickups for many of its shows including Murdoch Mysteries and Dragons’ Den. For the rest of the list check out the link. http://www.cbc.ca/mediacentre/media-alert-cbc-2014-15-television-season-pickups-and-renewals.html

-Syfy has ordered 12 Monkeys to series with 12 episodes. It’s based off the 1995 film of the same name. It is set to premiere in January 2015. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/12-monkeys-picked-up-to-series-at-syfy/

-The ABC summer schedule has changed a bit due to Astronaut Wives Club being pushed back so check out my page on the “Spring and Summer premiere dates” for the new schedule!

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-Dex

Masters of Sex, Glee, Girl Meets World, Gotham, Criminal Minds, and an April Fools Prank.

Private Practice star Caterina Scorsone will reprise her role as Amelia Shepard on Grey’s Anatomy. The first episode is supposed to air at the beginning of May and she will be a part of the rest of season 10. If you’d like to catch up on all the drama then the first 9 season of Grey’s Anatomy are on Netflix as well as all 6 seasons of Private Practice! Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursdays at 9/8c on ABC. http://www.tvguide.com/News/Caterina-Scorsone-Greys-Anatomy-1079452.aspx

-Betsy Brandt is joining season 2 of Masters of Sex. She will be playing Barbara, Bill’s fifth secretary of the series. The second season begins production this spring for a fall premiere on Showtime. http://www.screenfad.com/masters-of-sex/masters-sex-breaking-bad-alum-betsy-brandt-joins-season-2-16116

-Chris Colfer (Kurt Hummel) is set to pen an upcoming episode of FOX’s Glee. He has already met with the show’s writing staff and put out some ideas but they are keeping the storyline for the episode under wraps for now. Glee airs Tuesdays 8/7c on FOX. http://tvline.com/2014/03/17/chris-colfer-writing-glee-episode-season-5/

-ABC Family has renewed Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy for fourth seasons. And it has also ordered three drama pilots. They are Alice in ArabiaRecovery Road, and Unstrung. The three descriptions of the shows are in the link. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/17/abc-family-new-drama-pilots/

-A new photo has been released from Disney Channel for their new show Girl Meets World and apparently Cory’s Parents and Shawn will be in a holiday episode! No word on the official premiere date but it will premiere sometime this year. I’ll let you know when there is a set date. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/18/girl-meets-world-rider-strong/

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-FOX has officially begun shooting Gotham in New York City and there are some pictures from the set. Ben McKenzie (first photo) will be playing a young Detective Jim Gordon. While Robin Lord Taylor is playing Oswald Cobbleport, aka the Penguin, in the show. The new show is set to air for the 2014-2015 season. http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/03/18/gotham-set-photos-reveal-young-gordon-and-penguin

Ben McKenzie as Detective Jim Gordon in Gotham. (Photo: Curtis Means?REX)

Robin Lord Taylor as Oswald Cobblepot in Gotham. (Photo: Brian Prahl/Splash News)

-Drew Carey and Craig Ferguson will be switching host jobs on April Fools Day as a little prank. Drew Carey will be hosting the Late Late Show on CBS which airs at 12:37 am ET/PT and Ferguson will be hosting The Price is Right which airs on CBS at 11 am ET/10 am PT. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2014/03/17/carey-ferguson-price-is-right-late-late-show/6523425/

-Brian Baumgartner (best known for his role as Kevin Malone on the hit series The Office) will take a on a killer guest role on Criminal Minds. He will be in the upcoming episode “Fatal” which airs April 16. He is supposed to play a man who at an unexpected crossroads in his life goes on a killing spree. Criminal Minds airs Wednesdays on CBS at 9/8c. http://tvline.com/2014/03/17/criminal-minds-cast-brian-baumgartner/