Category Archives: Television

Disney XD Premieres Two-Hour Star Vs. The Forces of Evil Event!

While Disney XD makes wait until fall for the return of Star Vs. The Forces of Evil, the network will make that wait just a wee bit more tolerable by premiering Star vs. The Forces of Evil: The Battle for Mewni on Saturday, July 15th (11am/10C, 2/1C), 7/6C).

The two-hour event finds Star returning to her home dimension of Mewni where she discovers that magic is disappearing throughout the kingdom.

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NCIS Tackles Terrorism On 48 Hours: NCIS!

NCIS agents reveal their investigations into taking down terrorists, hackers and spies in the next 48 Hours: NCIS (CBS, Tuesday, 10/9C).

The agents open up about their emotions, fears, frustrations and successes in solving investigations that have national and international impact. NCIS came face-to-face with the impact of terrorism with the bombing of the USS Cole. The incident forever changed the way the agency approached terrorist attacks.

48 Hours: NCIS is narrated by NCIS star Rocky Carroll.

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NBC’s Red Nose Day Raises $35 Million for Children In Need!

THE RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL — Pictured: Bryan Cranston — (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

NBC’s 3rd Annual Red Nose Day Special was a rousing success – raising #5 million for children in need.

The special also featured appearances by TV and movie stars like Liam Neeson, Ben Affleck, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Laura Linney, Julia Roberts and Bryan Cranston – and the long awaited sequel to Love, Actually, Red Nose Day, Actually.

Beneficiaries of Red Nose Day include the Boys & Girls Clubs of America; charity: water; Children’s Health Fund; Covenant House; Feeding America; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; Laureus Sport for Good; National Council of La Raza; Oxfam America; Rotary/End Polio Now; Save the Children; and The Global Fund.

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What Would It Take for a Family of Four To Disappear Trailer: Ozark!

Ozark – Marty Byrd (Jason Bateman) – Photo by Andrew Hrehar/Courtesy of Netflix.

Marty Byrde seems like the quintessential decent guy with a wife and kids and a steady job – as Chicago’s top money launderer.

When Murphy’s Law (‘if something can go wrong it will go wrong) strikes and things go sideways, Marty and his family flee to the lazy lakes region of the Ozarks in Netflix’s new series, Ozark.

Ozark will be released globally on Netflix on July 21, 2017.
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FOX Sets Date for Teen Choice 2017!

Teen Choice 2017 has an airdate: August 13th.

The two-hour LIVE event will honor the year’s iconic stars from the best films, most-loved TV shows, fiercest music and the top moments in fashion, digital and comedy with the coveted Teen Choice Surfboard Awards. Host(s), performers, presenters and nominees for Teen Choice 2017 to be announced.

Whether the 2017 surfboards be as colorful as last years remains to be seen.

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Broadchurch Returns For Final Season With Sexual Assault Case!

Broadchurch: Season 3 – Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman) and Detective Inspector Alec Hardy (David Tennant) – Photos courtesy of BBC America

It’s been three years since the last time we visited Broadchurch. Both Detective Inspector Alec Hardy and Detective Sergeant Ellie Miller are back on the team at Broadchruch CID after some hopefully recuperative time away when a local woman is sexually assaulted.

Evidence suggests this was not an opportunistic attack; it was planned.

DI Hardy and DS Miller must catch the person responsible or there could well be more such attacks.

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The War Is Here Trailer: Game of Thrones: Season 7!

HBO’s Game of Thrones: Season 7 Trailer – Screen grab.

Queen Cersei sees enemies on all fronts but, ‘ Whatever stands in our way, we will defeat it.’

So begins the fast-paced first trailer for Game of Thrones: Season 7 – a brief minute and forty-eight seconds, but pumped full of ominous content. Also dragons!

HBO’s Game of Thrones returns on July 16th.

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Shadowhunters and Stitchers Return as Monday Mates!

SHADOWHUNTERS – “Mea Maxima Culpa”  -KATHERINE MCNAMARA, ALAN VAN SPRANG, DOMINIC SHERWOOD (Freeform/John Medland)

Freeform is uniting two of its most popular shows – Shadowhunters and Stitchers – on one action-packed night.

Beginning with Shadowhunters’ summer preview and Stitchers’ third season premiere, the shows will air back-to-back on Mondays.

On Monday, June 5th, Shadowhunters (8/7C) finds the Downworlders picking up the pieces after Valentine’s bold move; meanwhile, on Stitchers (9/8C), the third season opens with a vital new stitch and Cameron trying to bring Kirsten back to the land of the real world.

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The Voice: Chris Blue Takes The Championship!

THE VOICE —  (l-r) Alicia Keys, Chris Blue — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

Team Alicia’s Chris Blue was crowned champion of this season of The Voice. His win earned him a recording contract.

CHRIS BLUE NAMED CHAMPION OF ‘THE VOICE’

Popular Member of Team Alicia Earned America’s Top Vote 

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — May 23, 2017 — Chris Blue was crowned champion of NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” tonight, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named winner of season 12.

Blue, 26, from Knoxville, TN, was a member of Team Alicia. Follow him on Twitter @Chrisbluelive.

Blue grew up in a family of seven in a tiny house. His mother decided to put the family in a band called the Blue Family, where they sang at local churches. The band later became known as the Blue Brothers and performed across the Midwest. For the past six years, Blue has worked as a worship leader, where he met his fiancée, a cancer survivor.

The current cycle of “The Voice” is averaging a 3.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 12.6 million viewers overall on Mondays and a 2.9 in 18-49 and 12.5 million viewers on Tuesdays in “live plus seven day” averages from Nielsen Media Research, keying regular NBC wins on both nights. So far this cycle, both “Voice” editions have ranked in broadcast television’s “live plus same day” weekly top 10 in adults 18-49 and total viewers each week the show has aired.

“The Voice” is a presentation of MGM Television, Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who serves as executive producer along with Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Lee Metzger, Chad Hines, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson and Jay Bienstock.

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Two-Hour Premiere of The Last Ship Set for August!

The Last Ship – Tom Chandler (Eric Dane) – Photo courtesy of TNT

Just when things looked like they’d come to a positive conclusion, the Red Flu found its way into the world’s food crops – plunging the world to the brink of global famine.

The two-hour season four of TNT’s The Last Ship will on Sunday, August 20th (9/8C).

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