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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Wallace & Gromit, Grace and Frankie, Big Brother 16, and more!

TONIGHT on TV June 19, 2014:

  • Critics Choice Television Awards (8pm, The CW)
  • Defiance season 2 premiere (8pm, Syfy)
  • Dominion series premiere (90min, 9pm, Syfy)
  • Rectify season 2 premiere (9pm, Sundance)
  • Rookie Blue season 5 premiere (2 hours, 9pm, ABC)
  • Seven Deadly Sins series premiere (11pm, Showtime)

-Amazon Prime has acquired exclusive streaming rights to the entire Wallace & Gromit brand, including Shaun The SheepTimmy Time, and Rex the Runthttp://www.deadline.com/2014/06/amazon-prime-wallace-gromit-aardman-animation/

-Martin Sheen has joined Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in their new Netflix series Grace and Frankie. The half-hour single-camera comedy Tomlin and Fonda has rivals who are shocked to find out their husbands have fallen in love and intend to marry. Sheen will play the husband of Grace, Fonda’s character. http://www.vulture.com/2014/06/martin-sheen-joins-fondatomlin-netflix-series.html

-There are new Big Brother Season 16 twists! First, there will be two heads of household each week (instead of just one), meaning there will now be two victors and four contestants on the block (since each HoH nominates two people). The second twist is that the season will introduce a new competition called “Battle of the Block”, meaning the Head of Household is no longer guaranteed safety. Julie Chen, host of the show, also said that “Team America” would have more control than ever as to what goes on in the house. The new season begins on June 25 on CBS at 8/7c! http://tvline.com/2014/06/18/big-brother-season-16-twist-two-heads-of-household/ They have also revealed a list of the new cast. http://tvline.com/2014/06/19/big-brother-16-cast/

-Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly have been announced as the hosts of the 66th Primetime Emmy Nominations. The nominations will be revealed July 10 at 8:40 am ET. The actual award ceremony will take place on NBC from the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on August 25, and will be hosted by Seth Meyers. http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/carson-daly-mindy-kaling-primetime-emmy-nominations-1201222892/

Home for Dinner With Jamie Deen, hosted by Paula Deen’s son, will not be getting a third season on Food Network.

The Powerpuff Girls will be back with a brand new series slated to begin in 2016 on Cartoon Network. http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chi-powerpuff-girls-cartoon-network-20140616,0,3173422.story

-NBC is developing an event series about The Beatles. http://www.deadline.com/2014/06/the-beatles-event-series-nbc-from-the-tudors-team/

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