VH1: Do Something Awards at 8pm
TLC: Surviving The In-Laws (Premiere) at 10pm
TRAVEL: Best Daym Takeout (Premiere) at 10pm
PBS: Nazi Mega Weapons (Finale) at 10pm

After announcing Monday afternoon that the 5p deadline to come to an agreement over retransmission fees would be extended until 8p, the extensions continued until midnight, with CBS and Time Warner Cable still not coming to terms. At around 12:30, after a brief blackout, TWC announced that “at the request of CBS, we have halted going dark on their channels,” and a new deadline was set for Friday, August 2 at 5p. TWC calls CBS’s demands for rate hikes “out of line and unfair,” while CBS accuses the cable company of using “voodoo mathematics.” It’s a confusing game of chicken, BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield tells Cynopsis: “The question is, who blinked, and why. Time Warner’s leverage goes down as the days tick closer to football season, so why give in, unless CBS never expected to go dark and changed their demands? It’s not clear yet what happened.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The Soup goes live: To celebrate its 500th episode and nearly a decade of pop culture commentator Joel McHale, E! will air live shows on Wednesday, August 21 at 10p ET and 10p PT. Eps will also stream on Eonline and
(Source: Cynopsis)

Viacom isn’t giving up the fight. Seven years into its expensive court battle with YouTube over alleged copyright infringement, the company is asking for a third chance for its day in court – and a new judge. The case has been dismissed twice on summary judgment, the last time in April when District Judge Louis Stanton said Viacom lacked proof that YouTube had awareness of infringement. In its papers, Viacom says, “This court should exercise its discretion to remand the case to a different judge ‘to preserve the appearance of justice.'”
(Source: Cynopsis)

MTV2 is getting an early start to the VMAs with five eps of Charlamagne and Friends leading up the music video awards show. Guy Code‘s Charlamagne the God will offer “unfiltered opinions on the biggest music and pop culture moments of the week,” promises the net. Show debuts Tuesday, August 20 at midnight, and runs every night through Saturday, August 24. VMAs air August 25 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Aisha Tyler (Whose Line In It Anyway?) is set to host the 2013 Young Hollywood Awards red carpet show. Awards will air for the first time on CW, Thursday August 1 at 8p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

The claws are out! TLC is airing two new eps of Extreme Cougar Wives, Wednesday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 21 at 9:30p, about women old enough to be their partners’ mothers. Or older.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC Family is bringing Switched at Birth back for season three, and given back-order pick-ups to The Fosters and Twisted, freshman summer hits for the net.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Discovery‘s Jungle Gold returns for season two on Sunday, August 11 at 10p, with gold miners George Wright and Scott Lomu trying to strike it rich in Ghana.
(Source: Cynopsis)

BBC America mini-series Luther returns Tuesday, September 3 at 10p, and will air for four consecutive nights.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Fox‘s Raising Hope enters its fourth season with a syndication deal, announced Twentieth Television. The sitcom, sold in over 140 markets, will make its syndie bow in 2014.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Justin Long will be crushing on Anna Faris on new CBS sitcom Mom this fall. Faris plays Christy, a recovering alcoholic single mom. Octavia Spencer and Allison Janney also star; show debuts Monday, September 23 at 9p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Showtime has cast Josh Hartnett and Evan Green in its upcoming horror series Penny Dreadful. The eight-episode drama begins production in London this fall.
(Source: Cynopsis)

That’s Roseanne ex Tom Arnold and General Hospital alum Jack Wagner guesting on TV Land‘s Hot In Cleveland tonight. Arnold plays Melanie’s (Valerie Bertinelli) unsavory ex; Wagner is another man from her past. Ep airs at 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Jennifer Jason Leigh and former Fringe star Anna Torv have been cast in HBO pilot Open, a Fox 21 project from Ryan Murphy about sex and relationships.
(Source: Cynopsis)

1) Selena Gomez – Stars Dance – 96,566
2) Jay-Z – Magna Carta…Holy Grail – 77,061 (After 3 weeks – 734,988
3) Teen Beach Soundtrack – 56,706

Other Debuts
5) Marc Anthony – 3.0 – 38,504
8) We Came As Romans – Tracing Back Roots – 26,452
9) Rich Gang – Rich Gang – 23,648
14) Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Z – 18,973
19) The Rolling Stones – Hyde Park Live – 14,531
27) The Winery Dogs – The Winery Dogs – 10,070

Today’s Jackpot is $235 million.

Powerball is played in 41 states.


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