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TUESDAY, JUNE 10
Katie Couric will sit down for a live interview with actress and LGBT advocate Laverne Cox for her nationally syndicated daytime talk show, “Katie.” In this all new episode, Couric will talk to Laverne Cox about her Time Magazine cover story and the new season of the Netflix original hit “Orange Is The New Black.” Cox first appeared on the show in January 2014, an interview which inspired important discussions about gender transition and surgery.
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA. – June 4, 2014 – mun2’s hit series “Larrymania” scored #1 series in key demos among Spanish language cable networks on Sunday night (9 p.m.), with an average of 127,000 adults 18-49, beating Galavision’s (90,000) and Discovery en Español (93,000). The Sunday night episode, which captured the highly-anticipated birth of Latin superstar Larry Hernandez’s baby girl, also scored #1 among adults 18-34 (83,000), male adults 18-49 (77,000) and female adults 18-49 (50,000).
June 4, 2014
Ratings Report: Week of May 19, 2014, May 2014 Sweep, 2013-14 Season
(National Live + Same Day Program Ratings)
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” is the No. 2 Syndie Talk Show,
Improving its Lead Over “Ellen” for the 2nd Straight Week
“LIVE” Beats “Ellen” to Finish the May Sweep as the No. 2 Syndicated Talk Show
Up Over the Year-Ago May for the 2nd Year in a Row,
“LIVE” Grows to its Strongest May Sweep in 7 Years
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael” Finishes the 2013-14 Season as the
No. 2 Syndie Talker, Beating “Ellen” for the 2nd Year in a Row
“LIVE” Closes 2013-14 with its Strongest Season in 7 Years in Homes and Viewers
“LIVE with Kelly and Michael”
Picks Up Second Season of City Walk from Pasadena 360 production house Rigler Creative.
“You’ve seen travel shows. You’ve seen health shows. You’ve seen history shows. City Walk is all that, put through a hip filter of urban renewal and rediscovery. Impressive!” –Huffington Post
BURBANK, Calif. – June 4, 2014–KCETLink has announced it has picked up a second season of [http://www.kcet.org/shows/citywalk/ ]CITY WALK, the immersive television series that reveals the way walking is transforming cities all across America.
Season Two of CITY WALK will premiere on KCETLink Sept. 18, 2014, continuing to spotlight the most walkable neighborhoods and cities in the U.S., while inspiring viewers to go out and explore their communities by foot.
Marathon Coverage Featured This Week
on Sportsman Channel, 7 p.m. ET/PT
New episode of “Saving Private K-9” on Thurs., June 5 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
tells the story of gunfire putting a K-9 and handler’s training to the ultimate test
NEW BERLIN, WI (June 3, 2014) – Sportsman Channel will air marathon coverage of the acclaimed, new show “Saving Private K-9” throughout the Week of June 2 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. The show is hosted by actor and former Marine R. Lee Ermey (Full Metal Jacket).
“MySTERYLAND: TODAY IS A GIFT, TOMORROW IS A MYSTERY”
Half Hour Special on the US Arrival of Europe’s Longest Running Electronic Music Festival Airs Wednesday, June 4th at 7PM ET/4PM PT
On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, REVOLT TV will air “MYSTERYLAND: TODAY IS A GIFT, TOMORROW IS A MYSTERY,” a 30 minute special offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the U.S. debut of Europe’s longest running electronic dance music festival. REVOLT documents the viscerally amazing stage shows and the crowds full of EDM revelers, offering a unique look into the event’s significance from the perspective of both performers and attendees.
Launches PM Bites with Eclectic, Free Events
Park all day, Eat Later, Play Longer in Downtown Los Angeles
WHAT: Downtown shopping, dining, and entertainment destination FIGat7th is launching PM Bites. Downtown residents, students, and visitors will be able to experience TASTE FIGat7th, a dining collection with chef-driven, fast casual cuisine with extended hours from 11 AM to 9 PM Monday-Friday and 11 AM to 7 PM on Saturday and Sunday. FIGat7th will be celebrating the launch with four free, non-ticketed events.
TALK SLEEPY HOLLOW IN JUNE ISSUE OF EMMY® MAGAZINE
Bonus Behind-the-Scenes Videos of the Sleepy Hollow Stars Available on TelevisionAcademy.com
NoHo Arts District, CA — (June 3, 2014) – Nicole Beharie and Tom Mison, the dynamic duo from Fox’s man-out-of-time series, Sleepy Hollow, cover the latest issue of the award-winning emmy® magazine, the official publication of the Television Academy, on sale starting today. Beharie and Mison’s exclusive emmy cover was photographed by Florian Schneider in Los Angeles. Beharie, who plays the unassuming cop Lt. Abbie Mills on Sleepy Hollow, wears a stunning blazer and skirt by Helmut Lang, and Mison, who plays historically famous Ichabod Crane, sports a black-on-black power suit by Dolce & Gabbana.
On a Quest to Discover, Invest In and Launch America’s Next Great Restaurant
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ— June 3, 2014 —CNBC today announced that “Restaurant Startup,” the newest addition to its primetime reality lineup, will premiere on Tuesday, July 8th at 10pm ET/PT. Produced by Shine America, the eight one-hour episodes feature restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich and chef and restaurant operatorTim Love who vie to invest their own money in restaurant concepts they believe could make them millions.
MORE HIGH-STAKES ADVENTURES IN MOTORCYCLE HUNTING IN AN
— WHAT’S IN THE BARN? World Premieres Tuesday, June 10 at 10 PM ET/PT with Back-to-Back Episodes–
(Silver Spring, Md.) – America’s barns and backyards are filled with treasures of motorcycling history and icons of American industry, two wheeled relics that provide a window into our deep love of engines, speed and the beauty of the open road. On Tuesday, June 10 at 10 and 10:30 PM ET/PT Velocity is inviting viewers back on the road with Dale Walksler, America’s foremost guardian of motorcycle history, for another fascinating season of WHAT’S IN THE BARN?. In season two Dale and his son Matt bring audiences to the furthest reaches of the U.S. on a mission to find hidden treasures and artifacts of the automotive past.
AS STARS OF ABC FAMILY’S “MELISSA & JOEY” PARTICIPATE IN A
LIVE TWITTER CHAT WITH FANS DURING EAST COAST BROADCAST
ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 AT 8PM ET/5PM PT
“Melissa & Joey” Stars Taylor Spreitler, Christopher Rich, David Lascher
and Marissa Jaret Winokur Will Answer Fan Questions Live
Burbank, CA (June 3, 2014) – “Melissa & Joey” stars Taylor Spreitler, Christopher Rich, David Lascher and Marissa Jaret Winokur will be live tweeting during the East Coast feed of part one of the “Melissa & Joey” wedding on Wednesday, June4 (8:00–8:30PM ET/PT).
BRINGS TOGETHER THE CAPTIVATING STORIES OF UNEXPECTED NEWSMAKERS IN THE ’90S: THE LAST GREAT DECADE?
Newsmakers Round Out Previously Announced Celebrities Including Jason Alexander, Roseanne Barr, Shannen Doherty, Courtney Love, Matthew Perry, Martin Sheen, James Van Der Beek and More
#BETX / #BETAWARDS
New York, NY (June 3, 2014) – Some of the biggest names in entertainment will take the stage at the “BET Awards” 2014 on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Pharrell Williams, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Drake, Lil Wayne, Trey Songz and Lionel Richie are among the names set to perform at the BET Awards show. Kevin Hart and Tracy Morgan are also set to appear.
Drums Up Musicians’ Support for U.S. Ivory Ban
(Washington, D.C. – June 3, 2014) – Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, legendary Grammy Award-winning drummer of Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, The Cult and Kings of Chaos, and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporter Matt Sorum, penned an open letter urging fellow musicians to support the U.S. government’s National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking, which seeks to dramatically reduce the U.S. role in elephant poaching by enacting new rules on ivory trade.
SERVES IT UP FAMILY STYLE WITH
ORIGINAL REALITY SERIES PREMIERING ON
TUESDAY, JULY 15 AT 10:00 PM, ET/PT
Checkout a First-Look of Mike The Situation Sorrentino
and His Family in Their New Series at http://on.fb.me/1uaPhkj
LOS ANGELES June 3, 2014 Sit down to family dinner with the Sorrentinos as they welcome viewers into their homes and lives when they make their debut with the all new reality series THE SORRENTINOS, premiering Tuesday, July 15 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT only on TVGN. While this family isnt traditional, they live their lives the same way they enjoy their Italian food — al dente and authentic.