ON TELEVISION (FRIDAY 7/25/14)
HISTORY 2: In Search of Aliens (Premiere) at 10pm
VH1: The Love Guru (Premiere) at 10pm
DA: Mountain Monsters (Finale) at 9pm
WE: Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (Finale) at 9pm
HISTORY: WWI: The First Modern War (Premiere) at 8pm
BBCA: Almost Royal (Finale) at 10pm
DIY: Disaster Decks (Finale) at 8pm
ID: Happily Never After (Finale) at 10pm
OWN: Oprah’s Master Class: Sharon Stone (Premiere) at 10pm
TLC: Escaping Alaska (Premiere) at 10pm
WGN: Manhattan (Premiere) at 9pm
MEXICANAL: El Rayo Vida de Lucha (Finale) at 10:30pm
Game, set, mock tennis match? HBO is teaming with Andy Samberg and Murray Miller (writer and co-executive producer of Girls) on 7 Days in Hell, a mockumentary about pro tennis rivals competing in a seven-day match at Wimbledon. Samberg will play superstar bad boy Aaron Williams, while Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) portrays prodigy Charles Lloyd Poole. The all-star cast includes Fred Armisen (Portlandia), Lena Dunham (Girls), Will Forte (Last Man on Earth), Karen Gillan (Selfie), Howie Mandel, Michael Sheen, Mary Steenburgen, June Squibb and Soledad O’Brien.
Anchor Bay Entertainment has partnered with AMC and Republic Records to offer fans of The Walking Dead an exclusive soundtrack with the release of The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray and DVD. The sets will be made available through Walmart.
TV Land‘s revival of Candid Camera has a new co-host. Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory) has been tapped to work alongside Peter Funt, the son of the show’s creator and host, Allen Funt. The series will premiere on Monday, August 11 with a new episode airing from Monday through Thursday that week. Episodes will then move to Tuesday nights.
Encore Westerns will commemorate the life of film and TV legend James Garner with an all-day marathon on Saturday, July 26, beginning at 8a. It will feature 12 episodes of his hit series Maverick and the films Skin Game, Support Your Local Gunfighter and A Man Called Sledge.
Jerry Seinfeld announced a new series of video vignettes motivated by his Crackle series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, called Single Shots. The show will feature two-minute long vids of past Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee guests discussing one topic that includes both never-before-seen footage and previously aired content. The first “shot” premiered yesterday with Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman and Brian Regan talking about donuts.
Fashion Rocks, a star-studded concert honoring the relationship between fashion and music, returns Tuesday, September 9 at 9p on CBS. Ryan Seacrest will host the live show from Barclays Center in New York City. The evening will feature performances by Afrojack, The Band Perry, Duran Duran, KISS, Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, Nico & Vinz, Rita Ora, Pitbull and Usher.
The debut of OWN‘s Operation Change, a 10-part documentary series giving viewers unprecedented access to some of the world’s most dangerous, desolate and poverty-stricken places, has been changed. Operation Change: South Africa will now air Monday, August 4 at 9p.
MTV‘s fashion series House of Style, which tours LA’s best vintage stores, is coming back with a new host, hip hop artist Iggy Azalea. Season 8 premieres Monday, August 4 on MTV.com and across the networks’ social media platforms.
Jessica Biel will guest star on the Season 4 premiere of New Girl on FOX. She’ll play Kat, a sexy scientist, who competes with Zooey Deschanel’s Jess over a cute guy.
Charley Koontz, remembered as Community’s “Fat Neil,” has landed a series regular spot on the upcoming CBS spinoff CSI: Cyber.
Mircea Monroe (Episodes, Hart of Dixie) and Aimee Garcia (Dexter) have been added to the cast of the TV Land comedy pilot Impastor.
All My Children alum Finn Wittrock is joining American Horror Story: Freak Show on FX.
Last Thursday’s episode of CMT‘s Party Down South made network history with 1,156,000 total viewers and a 1.03 rating (Live +3). Among Adults 18-49, the series grew +27% over the season one average and +12% in total viewers.
Television viewers embraced Married life, as FX‘s newest original comedy series scored 1.5 million Total Viewers and 1.1 Million Adults 18-49 in its initial run (7/17/14, 10:00-10:30 PM). Its two encore telecasts combined to deliver an audience of 2.2 million Total Viewers and 1.6 million Adults 18-49 (Live+3 basis).
Hercules – Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Reece Ritchie, Tobias Santelmann, Joseph Fiennes
Lucy – Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Choi Minsik, Amr Waked, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Pilou Asbaek, Analeigh Tipton, Nicolas Phongpheth
And So It Goes – Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, Sterling Jerins, Frances Sternhagen, Maurice Jones, Andy Karl, Austin Lysy, Annie Parisse
The Fluffy Movie (Limited Release) – Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias
Magic In The Moonlight (Limited Release) – Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Eileen atkins, Simon McBurney, Jacki Weaver, Erica Leerhsen
Happy Christmas (Limited Release) – Anna Kendrick. Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber, Lena Dunham, Joe Swanberg, Jude Swanberg
A Most Wanted Man (Limited Release) – Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Willem Dafoe, Robin wright, Homayoun Ershadi, Nina Hoss, Franz Hartwig
Very Good Girls (Limited Release) – Elizabeth Olsen, Dakota Fanning, Demi Moore, Peter Sarsgaard, Ellen Barkin, Richard Dreyfuss, Boyd Holbrook, Kiernan Shipka
NYC STREET FAIRS
Friday July 25, 2014
Grand Central Carnival – on 41st St. from Lexington Ave. to 3rd Ave.
Saturday July 26, 2014
Festival of the Americas – on 6th Ave. from 42nd to 56th St.
Saturday July 27, 2014
Madison Ave. Summer Fair – on Madison Ave. from 42nd to 57th St.
Columbus Circle/Lincoln Center Fair – on Broadway from 65th to 66th St.
Broadway “Astoria” Summerfest (Queens) – on Broadway from Steinway St. to 47th St.
Today’s Jackpot is $67 million
You can now play in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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