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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Business deals, Dig, Jessie, and more!

I have finally started a twitter account so go check it out and follow! https://twitter.com/dextvtalk

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.

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-Dex