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

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/

SOUNDSCAN (WEEK ENDING 8/27/15)
1) Disturbed – Immortalized – 93,100
2) Dr. Dre – Compton – 54,522 (After 3 weeks – 373,725)
3) Luke Bryan – Kill The Lights – 53,947 (After 3 weeks – 457,771)

Other Debuts
4) Kip Moore – Wild Ones – 35,240
5) Rob Thomas – Great Unknown – 29,293
6) Ghost – Meliora – 28,577
8) Bon Jovi – Burning Bridges – 23,680
9) Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats – 19,311
13) Carly Rae Jepsen – E mo tion – 16,153
16) Pop Evil – Up – 14,216
17) Sword – High Country – 13,536
18) Devil Wears Prada – Space EP – 13,453
19) Tasha Cobbs – One Place Live (Live) – 12,981
22) Rend Collective – As Family We Go – 11,627
32) Method Man – The Meth Lab – 7,544

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)


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