FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MEGA MILLIONS

September 1, 2015

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 9/1/15)
CREATE TV: America’s Test Kitchen (Premiere) at 8:30pm
COMEDY: Drunk History (Premiere) at 10:30pm
PBS: In Their Own Words (Premiere) at 9pm
TRAVEL: Hotel Impossible (Premiere) at 9pm
TV ONE: The Big Leaf (Premiere) at 11pm
FX: Tyrant (Finale) at 10pm
MTV: Scream (Finale) at 10pm
TLC: Little People Big World (Finale) at 8pm
TNT: Rizzoli & Isles (Finale) at 9pm

President Obama will be Running Wild With Bear Grylls on a special installment of the NBC reality show set to air later this year. Obama will team with survival expert Grylls to observe the effects of climate change in the Alaskan wilderness.
(Source: Cynopsis)

After a tumultuous year at the helm of ABC talker The View, exec producer Bill Wolff is headed for serener pastures. In an email to staff, ABC News president James Goldston said Wolff had “decided to move on to new opportunities,” thanking him for an “upbeat, unwavering and steady hand behind the scenes.” Oprah Winfrey Show alum Candi Carter joins as consulting producer and interim showrunner for season 19, alongside new co-exec producer Brian Teta (Late Show With David Letterman); Wolff will remain through September. Candace Cameron Bure, Michelle Collins and Paula Faris join returning Joy “they pulled me back in” Behar on the panel, with Whoopi Goldberg and Raven-Symone. Season 18 saw the coming and going of Rosie O’Donnell, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Universal Cable Productions plans to move forward with projects that were in the works with the late Wes Craven, who died August 30 at age 76 after battling brain cancer. The horror icon, who signed a first-look overall deal with UCB in April, was in the middle of making a big TV push. Projects included The People Under the Stairs for Syfy, Disciples with UCP, We Are All Completely Fine for Syfy and UCP and Sleepers with Federation Entertainment. “Thankfully these projects have benefited greatly from [Craven’s] development and guidance since their inception. They will continue in his honor and spirit,” UCP said in a statement.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tom Selleck returns as Jesse Stone in Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise, premiering Sunday, October 18 at 9p on Hallmark Channel, with an encore presentation on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries on Sunday, October 25 at 9p. The latest installment of the detective franchise also features William Devane, Gloria Reuben, Leslie Hope  and Luke Perry.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Tim Draper has a $1 million plan to get viewers to watch ABC Family‘s Startup U. The billionaire, who’s one of the cast members of the unscripted series, is dangling a sizable charity donation he hopes will lure viewers to the freshman series. “Tell all your friends to watch Startup U Tuesday at 10:00 on ABC Family. I will give away $1 million to charities, if we get 1 million viewers this week,” Draper wrote on his Facebook page.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Natalia Jimenez has been added to the lineup for the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina presented by Sprint on Saturday, November 7, joining Jennifer Lopez, Don Omar, Marco Antonio Solis, Prince Royce, Wisin, Camila, Becky G, Fonseca, Voz de Mando and Pitbull live in Miami. The event will be re-broadcast on Telemundo on Sunday, November 15.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Under the Dome won’t see the light next summer – CBS is canceling the drama after three seasons. Finale is September 10.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Netflix bowed out of renewing its agreement with EPIX and Hulu jumped in, closing a multi-year digital SVOD deal that will bring new releases from Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount to Hulu beginning October 1. The hits that will be streamed include Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, Interstellar and Selma. “Our subscribers have been asking us for more, and more recent, big movies.  We listened,” said Craig Erwich, SVP, Head of Content, Hulu.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Actress and author Danica McKellar has been added to the judge panel of the 2016 Miss America Competition. The pageant airs Sunday, September 13 on ABC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TV Land comedies The Jim Gaffigan Show and Impastor have both been renewed for second seasons. “We’re really proud of these shows that represent the new TV Land,” said Keith Cox, EVP of Development and Original Programming. “They have quality writing and great casts, and we’re excited to move on to season two for both.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

TLC has begun production on a new season of The Willis Family. Viewers will get a deeper look into the Tennessee clan’s life off the tour bus, from birthday celebrations and kids learning to drive to life at home in Nashville.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery is back in Tanana, Alaska with the season premiere of Yukon Men on Tuesday, September 15 at 9p.  Residents find themselves at odds over a trap line, but also pull together to battle a pack of wolves and rescue a stranded villager cut off by the sudden breakup of the icy Yukon River.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Travel Channel explorer Josh Gates returns for the sophomore season of Expedition Unknown on Wednesday, October 7 at 9p, for a run that includes excavating ruins in search of the real Robin Hood and sailing the high seas investigating Christopher Columbus.
(Source: Cynopsis)

TNT announced premiere dates for three returning series: The Librarians debuts Sunday, November 1 at 8p; Major Crimes bows Monday, November 2 at 9p and Legends is back Monday, November 2, at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s The Muppets has nabbed another big guest star. The Hunger Games Liam Hemsworth will play himself in the new fall comedy, reports EW. Series premieres Tuesday, September 22 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Singer-songwriter Andy Grammer announced he’ll be competing on Dancing With the Stars while On Air with Ryan Seacrest. ABC show bows Monday, September 14 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Stand-up comedian Jon Rudnitsky joins the Saturday Night Live ensemble for its 41st season, premiering October 3 at 11:30p on NBC.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards was the most-tweeted non-sports program since Nielsen started measuring Twitter TV activity in 2011, with 21.4 million tweets, versus 12.6 million tweets last year. (Most-tweeted minute: Kanye West announcing he’d be running for U.S. President in 2020.) But the Miley Cyrus-hosted event’s  delivered 9.8 million viewers across 10 networks – MTV, MTV2, VH1, VH1 Classic, CMT, Logo, BET, Centric, Comedy Central and TV Land – down 500,000 versus last year. Bright spot: in target demo A18-34, it was the top-rated awards show on cable this year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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EMMY ROSSUM ENGAGED TO “MR ROBOT” CREATOR SAM ESMAIL AFTER 2 YEARS OF DATING

August 31, 2015

EMMY ROSSUM ENGAGED TO “MR ROBOT” CREATOR SAM ESMAIL AFTER 2 YEARS OF DATING
http://www.eonline.com/news/691601/emmy-rossum-engaged-to-mr-robot-creator-sam-esmail-after-2-years-of-dating

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE RESPONDS TO KANYE WEST JAB DURING THE MTV VIDEO VANGUARD SPEECH

August 31, 2015

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE RESPONDS TO KANYE WEST JAB DURING THE MTV VIDEO VANGUARD SPEECH
http://www.eonline.com/news/691313/justin-timberlake-responds-to-kanye-west-s-jab-during-video-vanguard-award-speech-find-out-what-he-thought

WES CRAVEN HAS DIED

August 31, 2015

WES CRAVEN HAS DIED
http://www.tmz.com/2015/08/30/wes-craven-dead-brain-cancer/

DR. WAYNE DYER HAS DIED

August 31, 2015

DR. WAYNE DYER HAS DIED
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2015/08/30/wayne-dyer-obituary/71435806/

CELEBRITY NEWS: AUGUST 31, 2015

August 31, 2015

CELEBRITY NEWS: AUGUST 31, 2015
http://www.imdb.com/news/celebrity

Joe Budden (Rapper) – 35 years old
Shar Jackson (Moesha) – 39 years old
Sara Ramirez (Grey’s Anatomy) – 40 years old
Chris Tucker (”Rush Hour” movies) – 44 years old
Deborah Gibson (Pop Star) – 45 years old
Julie Brown (Camp Rock) – 61 years old
Richard Gere (“Pretty Woman”) – 66 years old
Van Morrison (Rock Singer) – 70 years old
Itzhak Perlman (Violinist) – 70 years old

FIRST LOOK/ ON TV/ MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS/ WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

August 31, 2015

FIRST LOOK
http://www.eonline.com/news

ON TELEVISION (MONDAY 8/31/15)
AZTECA AMERICA: La Isla (Premiere) at 8pm
E!: Fashion Police: MTV VMA Edition (Premiere) at 8pm
FYI: Big Kitchens (Premiere) at 10pm
MTV: Awkward. (Premiere) at 9pm
MTV: Todrick (Premiere) at 10pm
MTV: Girl Code Live (Premiere) at 10:30pm
PBS: Big Blue Live (Premiere) at 8pm
ABC: The Whispers (Finale) at 10pm

VH1 cancelled Hindsight after one season, despite having renewed the series in March. “In this overcrowded and rapidly changing climate, we need to carve out VH1’s distinct place in the scripted marketplace and deliver the biggest audience possible for our series,” said the net. “As a result, we’re no longer moving forward with the show.” The season one finale drew 249,000 viewers, down from 367,000 for the show’s premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Another one bites the dust: USA canceled freshman medical drama Complications. The net’s other summer series, Mr. Robot, was renewed before its season premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Former Olympic softball player Jessica Mendoza slid into Curt Schilling’s Sunday Night Baseball analyst slot on ESPN this weekend. On Tuesday, Schilling was suspended until September 6 for a tweet comparing Muslims and Nazis. Mendoza made ESPN history on August 24 as the first female MLB analyst for the net’s Monday Night Baseball.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Grace Helbig (The Grace Helbig Show) and fellow influencer Tyler Oakley will host multi-platform event The Streamy Awards, honoring the best in YouTube, online video and creators. For those who choose to partake linearly, show airs live on VH1 Thursday, September 17 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Add Jimmy Fallon to the season 13 premiere week guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The Tonight Show host joins Caitlyn Jenner, Hillary Clinton and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on the roster. Premiere date: Tuesday, September 8.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Dancing With the Stars winner/host Brooke Burke-Charvet is back as co-host for the 2016 Miss America Competition, airing Sunday, September 13 at 9p. Burke-Charvet, who last took to the pageant stage in 2013, joins returning host Chris Harrison (The Bachelor).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Steven Pasquale (The Good Wife) landed the male lead in CBS pilot Doubt, opposite Katherine Heigl. It’s the second try for the project, which originally starred Teddy Sears and KaDee Strickland.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bryana Salaz, a contestant on season 7 of The Voice, has joined the cast of Fox drama pilot Urban Cowboy as a series regular.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Christina Applegate landed a guest spot on Fox freshman The Grinder, as a former flame of Rob Lowe’s. Comedy premieres Tuesday, September 29 at 8:30p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Nicole Scherzinger (The X Factor) joins upcoming NBC variety show Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris. Harris tweeted the news Friday. Series launches Tuesday, September 15 at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Naked and Afraid XL hit a series high 2.33 Live+3 rating among A25-54 on Sunday, August 23, despite big competition from AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead. The Discovery docu-series continues to pace as the top new unscripted series on all of cable among P/M 24-54, P/M 18-49 and, M18-34 and P2+.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Speaking of Fear the Walking Dead, Live+3 numbers added 3.2 million viewers to the spin-off’s premiere, including 2.2 million among A18-49. That’s a 32 percent boost in viewers, to 13.3 million, and a 36 percent lift in the demo, to 8.5 million.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Last Saturday’s premiere of StarzBlunt Talk delivered 601,000 viewers in Live+3, a number that jumps to 1.5 million across its opening weekend airings. The season two launch of Survivor’s Remorse that night scored 463,000 Live+3 viewers and 1.3 million across plays, up 87 percent versus last year.
(Source: Cynopsis)

2015 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS – WINNERS LIST
http://www.mtv.com/news/2255513/2015-mtv-vmas-winners-list/

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE
Straight Outta Compton – $13.2 million
War Room – $11 million
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – $8.3 million
No Escape – $8.3 million
Sinister 2 – $4.7 million
(Source: Cynopsis)

ZENDAYA COLEMAN RESPONDS TO PEOPLE ON THE INTERNET WHO CALLED HER PARENTS UGLY

August 29, 2015

ZENDAYA COLEMAN RESPONDS TO PEOPLE ON THE INTERNET WHO CALLED HER PARENTS UGLY
http://www.eonline.com/news/690795/see-zendaya-s-perfect-response-to-internet-trolls-who-called-her-parents-ugly

CHRIS BROWN BABY MAMA’S BOYFRIEND KING BA IS A WANTED MAN FOR FORGING CHECKS

August 29, 2015

CHRIS BROWN BABY MAMA’S BOYFRIEND KING BA IS A WANTED MAN FOR FORGING CHECKS
http://www.tmz.com/2015/08/28/chris-brown-king-ba-wanted-forgery-nia-guzman-royalty/

CAITLYN JENNER IS BEING SUED FOR $18.5 MILLION BY CAR CRASH VICTIMS

August 29, 2015

CAITLYN JENNER IS BEING SUED FOR $18.5 MILLION BY CAR CRASH VICTIMS
http://www.tmz.com/2015/08/28/caitlyn-jenner-car-accident-18-5-million-lawsuit/


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