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ON TELEVISION (TUESDAY 6/16/15)
ESQUIRE: Knife Fight (Premiere) at 10pm and 10:30pm
FX: Tyrant (Premiere) at 10pm
ID: Cry Wolfe (Premiere) at 10pm and 10:30pm
TBS: Clipped (Premiere) at 10pm
TNT: Rizzoli & Isles (Premiere) at 9pm
TNT: Proof (Premiere) at 10pm

 

A&E ordered 20 more episodes of Bates Motel, to air over two seasons starting in 2016. Production begins later this year. Seasons four and five will “witness the next stages of Norman’s transformation into the most notorious psychopath in cinematic history,” said Rob Sharenow, EVP and GM of A&E and Lifetime. Not coming back: freshman drama The Returned.
(Source: Cynopsis)

FX snatched worldwide television rights to Jurassic World. The Universal blockbuster, which just had the biggest film opening ever with a U.S. take of $208.8 million, will air exclusively on FX, FXX and FXM. FX has already grabbed Taken 3, Pitch Perfect 2 and Kingsman: The Secret Service.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Ellen’s Design Challenge is returning to HGTV for a second season in January 2016. Produced by Ellen DeGeneresA Very Good Production, and A. Smith & Co. in association with Telepictures, the show consistently ranked among the top 10-rated cable programs among A25-54 in its time period during its first run. “I’m so excited to be doing season two of Ellen’s Design Challenge,” said the talk show host.“We have a new motto this season: Watch Ellen’s Design Challenge, where the furniture stays together longer than any couple from The Bachelor.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The shocking Game of Thrones season five finale (spoiler alert – read no further if you’ve not seen Sunday’s episode) may have viewers wailing on social media, but according to his portrayer, Jon Snow is most sincerely dead. Kit Harrington told EW of his grisly end on the HBO drama, “I’ve been told I’m dead. I’m dead. I’m not coming back next season.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

Production for season two of E!’s The Royals began yesterday in London. Series creator Mark Schwahn wrote and is directing the first episode, slated for a November premiere. “Mystery, drama, scandal, sex, mayhem, murder and ridiculously pretty people,” said Schwahn. “And also me.”
(Source: Cynopsis)

It’s never too soon for holiday cheer, especially at Hallmark. Hallmark Channel original movie Family for Christmas, starring Lacey Chabert (Party of Five) as a single career woman who one day wakes up as a mother of two, premieres Saturday, July 11 at 9p. The romantic comedy is part of the net’s 10-day Christmas Keepsake event.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Chef Michael Symon (The Chew) takes a summer road trip on Food Network’s Burgers, Brew & ‘Que, premiering Friday, July 17 at 10:30p. Over six episodes, Symon crosses the country sampling All-American grub.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Billed as “a one-of-a-kind survival series,” History’s Alone launches Thursday, June 18 at 10p, and as a synchronized global event in over 200 countries. Ten hard-core survivalists are sent alone into the Vancouver Island wilderness with just what they can carry in a backpack, self-documenting the experience in the hopes of lasting long enough to grab the $500,000 prize.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Comedian Jordan Carlos (Guy Code) headlines a one-hour special as part of Bounce TV comedy Off the Chain, tonight at 9p. The season three debut of Off the Chain was seen by over 1.7 million viewers during its premiere week.
(Source: Cynopsis)

USA announced the 13 competitors for reality series WWE Tough Enough, premiering live Tuesday, June 23 at 8p. Cast was chosen from over 11,000 submissions.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Arts net Ovation will present the premiere of the 2015 Actors Hall of Fame induction special on Saturday, October 10. The celebration honoring exceptional film, television and theater actors “will not be a ‘traditional award show,’” said Rusty Citron, president of The Actors Hall of Fame Foundation. “There are enough of those already!”
(Source: Cynopsis)

The bounty hunters are back with a new season of CMT’s Dog and Beth: On the Hunt, premiering Saturday, July 18 at 9p and 10p. This time around, the couple’s 22-year-old daughter, Cecily, is along for the ride.
(Source: Cynopsis)

(Un)Glamorous: The Naked Truth About Male Models airs Tuesday, June 16 at 9p on Fusion. Special is hosted by Brazilian journalist and former model Pedro Andrade.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Morgan Spector (Boardwalk Empire) will star in USA pilot Paradise Pictures. Drama from Universal Cable Productions is exec produced by Suits Aaron Korsh and Rick Muirragui.
(Source: Cynopsis)

There’s a new dashing doc checking into Grey’s Anatomy. Martin Henderson (Off the Map) has been cast in season 12 of the ABC medical drama, left McDreamy-less by the departure of Patrick Dempsey.
(Source: Cynopsis)

New live-action preschool series Mutt & Stuff, from Sid and Marty Krofft and Bradley Zewig premieres on Nickelodeon Friday, July 10 at 10p. Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan and his son Calvin Millan star with canines both real and imaginary.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Four-night reality competition Soccer Superstar kicks off Wednesday, July 8 at 9p on NicktoonsNickSports TV block. Search for the next best teen female player is hosted by three-time Olympic gold medalist Heather Mitts.
(Source: Cynopsis)

ABC’s 2015 NBA Finals scored its biggest audience yet Sunday, with a commanding 20.5 million total viewers, and 7.5 rating among A18-49, according to Nielsen fast nationals – up 15 percent versus last year in viewers and 10 percent in the demo.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Bolstered by on-demand viewership, American Horror Story: Freak Show has become FX’s most-watched program ever, with an average 12.64 million viewers. The anthology series drew 10.73 viewers in Live+7 and 1.91 million from VOD and streaming.a.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Based on Live+3 data for last Monday, ABC’s The Whispers grew 60 percent over its L+SD A18-49 rating (1.0 to a 1.6), up from a 53 percent jump for its week-earlier premiere.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Season four of TNT’s Major Crimes launched to 7.0 million viewers in Live+3 delivery, including nearly 2 million A25-54 and 1.4 million A18-49, with 48 percent from time-shifted viewing. Murder in the First began season two with 4.7 million viewers in Live+3 for its premiere and encore, with 1.3 million A25-54 and nearly 1 million A18-49. Time-shifted viewing has accounted for 47 percent of the audience. Series air Mondays at 9p and 10p.
(Source: Cynopsis)

Wednesday’s Baby Daddy on ABC Family also saw a Live+3 boost, setting 5-month highs in A18-34 (541,000/.8), A18-49 (789,000/.6) and W18-49 a(556,000/.9) and posting over 4-month highs in total viewers (1.14 million) and viewers 12-34 (637,000/.7).
(Source: Cynopsis)

Art director Jack Crosby died June 14 of complications from Alzheimer’s. He was 88. Crosby joined General Hospital in 1963 as the serial’s first art director, a post he held for 17 years.
(Source: Cynopsis)

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