Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon on ABC

For the first time, the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s nationally broadcast telethon the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, one of America’s longest-standing and beloved fundraising and entertainment events, will invite America to help shape the content of the show to air this Labor Day weekend.

The 2014 MDA Show of Strength Telethon will air SUNDAY, AUGUST 31 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on The ABC Television Network.

“For decades, countless memorable moments and awe-inspiring performances have taken place on the MDA telethon stage,” said MDA President and CEO Steven M. Derks. “And thanks to robust support from some of the biggest stars in … read more...

The Specials Comes To Oprah Sept 7th

Specials(OWN) Oprah Winfrey Network announced today the television debut of The Specials.  The groundbreaking docu-series shares the funny, honest story of five housemates with intellectual disabilities living the classic student lifestyle in England.

All 13 episodes will air back-to-back on Sunday, September 7 from 2:30 – 9 p.m.

Filmed over four years and narrated by housemates Sam, Hilly, Lucy, Lewis and Megan, all between the ages of 19-23 and close friends since childhood, “The Specials” shares the ups and downs of their daily lives from first love to heartbreak, from leaving college to finding a job, as well as … read more...

So You Think You Can Dance 2014 Tour

SYTYCD(Fox) So You Think You Can Dance, the 11-time Primetime Emmy(r) Award-winning show that sparked America’s fascination with dance, is set to captivate audiences again this fall – live on tour – with more stops than ever before. Celebrating its momentous 11th season, So You Think You Can Dance’s Top 10 finalists will make their way across North America, performing in more than 70 cities, as part of the So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2014. The Season 11 tour lineup includes the following Top 10 finalists: Bridget Whitman, Casey Askew, Emilio Dosal, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Ricky Ubeda, Rudy Abreu, Tanisha Belnap, Valerie Rockey and Zack Everhart.

So You Think You Can Danceairs Wednesdays (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

The tour kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans and crosses the United States and Canada with more than 70 stops. The first leg of the tour will finish up on Friday, Dec. 19, at the Maverick Center in West Valley City, UT. The dancers will return for the second leg of the tour, starting at the Rabobank Theatre in Bakersfield, CA, on Thursday, Jan. 22.

Fans can sign up for the FOX.com Newsletter to find out how they can get early access to tickets. Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Friday, Aug. 15. Visit fox.com/dance for more information.

Fall’s hottest ticket will feature this season’s most popular routines, as well as original pieces created specifically for the nationwide tour. 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions will present audiences around the country with the opportunity to experience the action brought into their living rooms each week on the beloved summer series, with a variety of sizzling, one-of-a-kind dance routines they have come to expect from their favorite dancers.

So You Think You Can Dance recently received seven 2014 Primetime Emmy(r) Award nominations, including Outstanding Reality-Competition Program and Outstanding Host In A Reality or Reality-Competition Program (Cat Deeley), in addition to Outstanding Choreography nominations. SYTYCD’s outstanding costume team of Marina Toybina and Grainne O’Sullivan also won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program.

“I am thrilled with the spectacular, fresh talent we have discovered this season. I believe these dancers have inspired the choreographers to create remarkable dance numbers each week.  I am excited for your favorite dancers to bring their inspiration and routines to even more cities throughout the nation on this year’s tour,” stated Nigel Lythgoe, judge, executive producer and co-creator of the hit FOX series. Continue reading

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Intervention To Return In 2015

(LMN) LMN has ordered an all-new season of the Emmy-winning and critically acclaimed docuseries Intervention, it was announced today by Jana Bennett, President, FYI & LMN. The series, to be produced by the original producers GRB Entertainment, profiles people whose uncontrollable addiction to drugs, alcohol or compulsive behavior has brought them to the brink and follows them as they are presented with the life-changing opportunity of an intervention and rehab.

“Over the course of 13 seasons on A&E, Intervention wove itself into the fabric of pop culture and brought global awareness to addiction and treatment options,” said Bennett. “The

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Everyone Needs A Little TLC

TLC(TLC) TLC revealed a new brand campaign and the network’s first tagline in more than five years, “Everyone needs a little TLC.”  The tagline and campaign redefine what the letters TLC stand for, embracing the well-known colloquial phrase and owning the inclusive, non-judgmental perspective the brand takes on fascinatingly unfamiliar lives. The campaign captures TLC’s big, little, OMG and heartwarming moments that connect with audiences, because we all need a little fun, laughter, optimism, love and family – all the delicious pleasures of human connection.

The multi-million dollar campaign, including print spreads and on-air spots, is rolling out across the

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