Monday, June 24, 2019

New and Upcoming Primetime TV Shows June 24, 2019

Here are the new upcoming shows on Primetime TV (mostly fiction):

JUNE

"Curfew" Spectrum June 24
"Years and Years" HBO (miniseries) June 24
"Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?" Boomerang June 27 (NEW)
"Answer for Heaven" Netflix June 27
"7Seeds" Netflix June 28
"Family Business" Netflix June 28 (NEW)
"The Chosen One" Netflix June 28
"The Rook" Starz June 30
"What Just Happened??!" FOX June 30
"The Loudest Voice" Showtime June 30

JULY

"Mao Mao, Heroes of Pure Heart" Cartoon Network July 1
"The Last Czars" Netflix July 3
"Bring the Funny" NBC July 9 (competition)
"The Disappearance" WGN July 9
"Bring the Funny" NBC July 9 (NEW)
"Florida Girls" POP July 10
"One Spring Night" Netflix (Korean) July 12
"Pandora" The CW July 16 (NEW)
"Human Discoveries" Facebook July 16 (NEW)
"Danny's House" Viceland July 17 (NEW)
"Pearson" USA Network July 17 (sequel to "Suits")
"Saint Seiya" Knights of the Zodiac" Netflix July 19 (NEW)
"South Side" Comedy Central July 24
"Chasing the Cure" TBS/TNT July 25
"Another Life" Netflix July 25 (NEW)
"The Boys" Amazon July 26
"V.C. Andrews' Heaven Casteel Saga" (miniseries) Lifetime July 27
"Pennyworth" Epix July 28
"Bulletproof" The CW July 28 (NEW)
"Lights Out With David Spade" (talk/comedy show) Comedy Central July 29 (NEW)
"Four Weddings and Funeral" HULU July 31
"Kengan Ashura" Netflix July 31 (NEW)

AUGUST

"BH90210" FOX August 7
"Two Sentence Horror Stories" The CW August 8 (NEW)
"David Makes Man" OWN August 14 (NEW)
"Why Women Kill" CBS All Access August 15 (NEW)
"On Becoming a God in Central Florida" Showtime August 25 (NEW)
"Carnival Row" Amazon August 30 (NEW)
"The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance" Netflix August 30

SEPTEMBER

"Bob (Hearts) Abishola CBS September 23 (NEW)
"All Rise" CBS September 23 (NEW)
"Bluff City" NBC September 23 (NEW)
"The Unicorn" CBS September 26 (NEW)
"Carol's Second Act" CBS September 26 (NEW)
"Sunnyside" NBC September 26 (NEW)
"Evil" CBS September 26 (NEW)
"The Politician" Netflix September 27
"Godfather of Harlem" EPIX September 27 (NEW)

OCTOBER

"Batwoman" The CW October 6 (NEW)
"Back to Life" Showtime October 6 (NEW)
"Nancy Drew" The CW October 9 (NEW)
"The Birch" Facebook October 11 (NEW)
"Limetown" Facebook October 16 (NEW)
"Looking for Alaska" HULU October 18 (NEW)

NOVEMBER

"The Mandalorian" Disney+ November 12

JANUARY

"9-1-1: Lonestar" FOX January 19

More info at http://thefutoncritic.com/guide.aspx?id=newshows and http://www.metacritic.com/feature/tv-premiere-dates



Sunday, June 23, 2019

Today in TV History - June 2019

Today is Sunday, June 23, 2019


Today in
Television History

1973 - Three Dog Night performed "Joy to the World," "Black and White" and "Shambala" on "American Bandstand."


2011 - The pilot episdoe of "Suits" aired on USA.


Today in
American Bandstand History

1961 - The Fireballs performed "Quite a Party" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - Three Dog Night performed "Joy to the World," "Black and White" and "Shambala" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - McFadden and Whitehead performed "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Slade performed "Run Runaway" and "My Oh My" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - R.E.M.'s video for "South Central Rain" was aired on "American Bandstand."




Today is Saturday, June 22, 2019

Today in
Television History

1939 - The first actual telecast of beauty contest took place from Flushing Meadows.

1961 - The final episode of "You Bet Your Life"/"The Groucho Show" was aired.

2001 - The final episode of "Xena: Warrior Princess" aired.


Today in
American Bandstand History

1960 - Hank Ballard and the Midnighters performed "Finger Poppin' Time" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart performed "Alice Long" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Johnny Nash performed "Lovin' You" on "American Bandstand."

Today is Friday, June 21, 2019

Today in
Television History
1937 - The BBC televised coverage of the Wimbledon tennis Championships for the first time.

1948 - The first network telecast of political conventions took place.

1969 - BBC-TV aired "Royal Family" for the first time.

Today in

American Bandstand History
1962 - Bobby Vinton performed "Rose Are Red" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Nancy Sinatra appeared on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Bernadette Peters performed "Gee Whiz" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - Devo performed "Snowball" on "American Bandstand." In addition, the video for "Girl U Want" was shown.


Today is Thursday, June 20, 2019


Today in
Television History

1937 - W2XBS (later WNBC-TV) televised the first TV operetta. The work was the "Pirates of Penzance" by Gilbert and Sullivan.

1948 - "Toast of the Town" debuted on CBS-TV. The show was hosted by Ed Sullivan. The name of the show was eventually changed to "The Ed Sullivan Show."

1960 - Nan Winton became the first female television newsreader for BBC-TV.

1966 - The U.S. Open golf tournament was broadcast in color for the first time.

1973 - "American Bandstand" celebrated its 20th anniversary with a 90-minute television special. Little Richard, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Cheech and Chong and Three Dog Night made appearances.

1975 - On "The Midnight Special" Herb Alpert hosted Supertramp and the Captain and Tennille.

1979 - ABC News correspondent Bill Stewart was shot to death in Managua, Nicaragua, by a member of President Anastasio Somoza's national guard.

1989 - Ringo Starr was a guest on NBC-TV's "Late Night With David Letterman."


Today in
American Bandstand History

1962 - Bobby Curtola performed "Fortune Teller" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Bill Anderson performed "Still" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Johnny Rivers performed "Memphis" on "American Bandstand".

1964 - Wayne Newton performed "The Little White Cloud That Cried" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Mac Davis performed "Whoever Finds This, I Love You" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Feather performed "Friends" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - "American Bandstand" celebrated its 20th anniversary with a 90-minute television special. Little Richard, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Cheech and Chong and Three Dog Night made appearances.

1981 - John O'Banion performed "I Love You Like I Never Loved Before" on "American Bandstand."

1981 - Get Wet performed "Just So Lonely" on "American Bandstand."

Today is Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Today in
Television History

1934 - The U.S. Congress established the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The commission was to regulate radio and TV broadcasting (later).

1946 - Gillette Razor Company became the first company to be a television Network sponsor. They sponsored the Joe Louis vs. Bill Conn heavyweight boxing match.

1952 - "I’ve Got a Secret" debuted on CBS-TV.

1971 - BBC-TV aired "Parkinson" for the first time.

1976 - Rhythm Heritage performed "S.W.A.T. Theme" and "Barretta Theme" on "American Bandstand."



1998 - Loretta Lynn appeared on the Friday Night Opry.

Today in
American Bandstand History


1958 - Fabian appeared on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Shelley Fabares performed "Johnny Angel" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - Rhythm Heritage performed "S.W.A.T. Theme" and "Barretta Theme" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Tuesday, June 18, 2019


Today in
Television History

1959 - The first telecast received from England was broadcast in the U.S. over NBC-TV.

1966 - BBC-TV aired "Chronicle" for the first time.

1998 - David Cassidy began selling a two-CD set exclusively on the cable TV shopping network QVC.

2006 - Dan Rather's final CBS News report was aired on "CBS Sunday Morning."


Today in

American Bandstand History

1959 - Bobby Freeman performed "Mary Ann Thomas" on "American Bandstand."

1966 - Love performed "My Little Red Book" on "American Bandstand."

1966 - Steve Alaimo performed "So Much Love" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Peter McCann performed "Do You Wanna Make Love" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Heaven 17 performed "Temptation" and "Live So Fast" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Monday, June 17, 2019


Today in
Television History

1941 - WNBT-TV in New York City, NY, was granted the first construction permit to operate a commercial TV station in the U.S.

1971 - BBC-TV aired the first episode "Yesterday's Men."

1982 - Former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon was interviewed by Diane Sawyer on "The CBS Morning News."

1991 - The 100th episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" aired.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1967 - Johnny Rivers performed "Tracks of My Tears" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - Don and the Goodtimes performed "I Could Be So Good to You" on "American Bandstand."

1972 - Wayne Newton performed "Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Billy Preston performed "Outta Space" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Sunday, June 16, 2019


Today in
Television History

1952 - "My Little Margie" debuted on CBS-TV.

1976 - The TV show "The Jacksons" began airing for four weeks on CBS.

2002 - The first episode of "The Dead Zone" aired.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1961 - Gary "U.S." Bonds performed "Quarter to Three" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - Dr. John performed "Right Place, Wrong Time" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - A video of Cheryl Barnes performing "Easy to be Hard" was played on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Bananarama performed "Robert DeNiro's Waiting" and "Cruel Summer" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Duran Duran's video for "Reflex" was aired on "American Bandstand."


Today is Saturday, June 15, 2019


Today in
Television History

1958 - The Platters performed "Twilight Time" on Ed Sullivan.

1993 - FOX-TV aired "Paul McCartney Live In The New World." It was McCartney's first live concert to be televised.

2007 - Bob Barker's final appearance as host of "The Price Is Right" aired. The show had been taped on June 6.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1962 - The Five Satins performed "Memories of Days Gone By" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Albert King performed "Cold Feet" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - Merilee Rush performed "Angel of the Morning" on "American Bandstand." 








Today is Friday, June 14, 2019


Today in
Television History

1923 - Charles Francis Jenkins cited this date as the day he transmitted the earliest moving silhouette images.

1939 - Ethel Waters became the first African-American to perform on television.

1958 - BBC-TV aired "The Black and White Minstrel Show" for the first time.

1995 - Michael and Lisa Marie Presley-Jackson were interviewed on "Prime Time Live" by Diane Sawyer.

1997 - The final episode of "Lois and Clark" aired.

2000 - "The Simpsons" received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1960 - Dante and the Evergreens performed "Alley Oop" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - The Cleftones performed "Heart and Soul" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Brenda Lee performed "Everybody Loves Me but You" and "Here Comes That Feelin'" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Bobby Vinton performed "Blue on Blue" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - Jerry Smith performed "Truck Stop" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - Tony Joe White performed "Polk Salad Annie" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Tamiko Jones performed "Touch Me Baby" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Thursday, June 13, 2019


Today in
Television History

1964 - The Rolling Stones made a television appearance on "Hollywood Palace." The show was hosted by Dean Martin.

1975 - John Lennon made his last TV appearance to sing "Imagine."


Today in

American Bandstand History

1960 - Johnny Horton performed "Johnny Freedom" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Timi Yuro performed "Make the World Go Away" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Jimmie Rodgers performed "The World I Used to Know" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Melanie performed "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)" and "Peace Will Come" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Wednesday, June 12, 2019


Today in
Television History

1965 - Sonny and Cher performed "I Got You Babe" on "American Bandstand."

2009 - In the U.S., the switch from analog to digital TV transmission was completed.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1959 - Anita Bryant performed "Till There Was You" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - James Darren performed "Conscience" and "Mary's Little Lamb" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Chubby Checker performed "Black Cloud" on "American Bandstand."

1965 - Eddie Hodges performed "New Orleans" on "American Bandstand."

1965 - Sonny and Cher performed "I Got You Babe" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Susan Raye performed "L.A. International Airport" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds performed "Don't Pull Your Love" and Annabella" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - Brass Construction performed "Movin'" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - John Sebastion performed "Welcome Back" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - Ashford and Simpson performed "Street Corner" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Tuesday, June 11, 2019


Today in
Television History

1999 - Ricky Martin performed on NBC's "Today" show in New York City.

2001 - The first episode of "Fear Factor" aired on NBC.

2002 - The television singing competition "American Idol" debuted on FOX.

2010 - ESPN launched ESPN 3D.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1958 - Jimmy Clanton performed "Just a Dream" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - James Brown and the Famous Flames performed "Night Train" and "Shout and Shimmy" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Carrie Lucas performed "I Gotta Keep Dancin'" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - Hues Corp. performed "I Caught Your Act" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Walter Egan performed "Fool Moon Fire" and "Star on My Heart" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - The Temptations performed "Love on My Mind Tonight" and "Surface Thrills" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Monday, June 10, 2019


Today in
Television History

1989 - HBO aired the first episode of "Tales from the Crypt."


Today in

American Bandstand History

1958 - Leslie Uggams appeared on "American Bandstand."

1960 - The Crests performed "Trouble in Paradise" on "American Bandstand."

1963 - Ray Stevens performed "Harry the Ape" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - The Grass Roots performed "Let's Live for Today" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - Frederick Knight performed "I've Been Lonely for So Long" on "American Bandstand."

1978 - Walter Egan performed "Magnet and Steel" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Sunday, June 9, 2019


Today in
Television History

1938 - BBC-TV televised coverage of the Trooping of the Colour ceremony for the first time.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1973 - Gunhill Road performed "Back When My Hair Was Short" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Laura Branigan performed "Self Control" and "Satisfaction" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - The video for Deniece Williams' "Let's Hear it for the Boy" was aired on "American Bandstand." 




Today is Saturday, June 8, 2019


Today in
Television History

1946 - BBC-TV began airing again to cover the Victory Parade. The television service had been blacked out since September 1, 1939 for defense reasons.

1948 - Milton Berle hosted "Texaco Star Theater" NBC-TV. It was the show's debut.

1979 - The final episode of "Welcome Back, Kotter" aired on ABC.




1979 - On "Midnight Special" Gloria Gaynor hosted Paul McCartney & Wings, Rod Stewart and Bad Company.

2010 - The pilot episode of "Pretty Little Liars" aired on ABC Family.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1961 - Roy Hamilton performed "You're Gonna Need Magic" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - The Orlons performed "Wah-Watusi" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - The People performed "I Love You" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - B.J. Thomas performed "The Eyes of a New York Woman" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - Rick Chuna performed "I'm a Yo-Yo Man" on "American Bandstand."

1974 - The Crusaders performed "Scratch" on "American Bandstand." 


Today is Friday, June 7, 2019


Today in
Television History

1969 - Johnny Cash debuted his own network show on CBS-TV.

1976 - "The NBC Nightly News", with John Chancellor and David Brinkley, aired for the first time.

1984 - "Crimewatch" was first transmitted on BBC-TV.

1996 - Directory-General John Birt announced the major re-structuring of the BBC to separate commissioning from production.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1962 - Claude King performed "Wolverton Mountain" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - Oliver performed "Good Morning Starshine" on "American Bandstand."

1969 - Ronnie Dove performed "I Need You Now" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Boomer Castleman performed "Judy Mae" on "American Bandstand."

1975 - Consumer Rapport performed "Ease on down the Road" on "American Bandstand."

1980 - The Cretones performed "Real Love" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Thursday, June 6, 2019


Today in
Television History

1965 - Herman's Hermits appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

1971 - "The Ed Sullivan Show" aired for the last time. It was canceled after 23 years on the air. Gladys Knight and the Pips were the musical guests on show.

1978 - "20/20" debuted on ABC.

1992 - The 700th episode of "Soul Train" aired.

1993 - "Lady Chatterley" was first transmitted by BBC-TV.

2007 - Bob Barker taped his final show for "The Price Is Right" ending his 35 years for the show and a 50 year career on daytime TV.

Today in

American Bandstand History

1962 - Dee Dee Sharp performed "Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)" on "American Bandstand."

1964 - Brenda Holloway performed "Every Little Bit Hurts" on "American Bandstand."

1970 - Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band performed "Express Yourself" and "Love Land" on "American Bandstand."

1981 - Gary "U.S." Bonds performed "This Little Girl" on "American Bandstand."

1981 - Kim Carnes performed "Bette Davis Eyes" on "American Bandstand."


Today is Wednesday, June 5, 2019


Today in
Television History

1940 - BBC-TV broadcast J.B. Priestly for the first time.

Today in

American Bandstand History

1965 - Junior Walker and the All-Stars performed "Shotgun" and "Do the Boomerang" on "American Bandstand."

1971 - Paul Humphrey and the Cool-Aid Chemists performed "Cool-Aid" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - Aretha Franklin performed "Something He Can Feel" on "American Bandstand."

1976 - Cate Brothers performed "Union Man" on "American Bandstand."

1982 - The Motels performed "Only the Lonely" on "American Bandstand."



Today is Tuesday, June 4, 2019


Today in
Television History

1955 - The "Mickey Rooney Show" was aired on NBC for the last time.

1981 - The final episode of "The Waltons" aired. Six TV movies aired between 1982 and 1997.

1997 - The final episode of "Married With Children" aired.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1958 - Danny & the Juniors performed "Rock 'n' Roll is Here to Stay" and "Dotty" on "American Bandstand."

1959 - Johnny and the Hurricanes performed "Crossfire" and "Red River Rock" on "American Bandstand."

1962 - Ferrante and Teicher performed "Smile" and "Lisa" on "American Bandstand."

1966 - The Sunrays performed "Andrea" and "Still" on "American Bandstand."

1966 - Roy Orbison performed "Pretty Woman" and "Twinkle Toes" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - T-Connection performed "Do You Wanna Do" on "American Bandstand."

1977 - The Addrisi Bros. performed "Slow Dancin' Don't Turn Me On" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - The Hollies performed "Stop in the Name of Love" and "Casualty" on "American Bandstand."

1983 - Robert Hazard performed "Escalator of Life" and "Change Reaction" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Monday, June 3, 2019


Today in
Television History

1948 - The last episode of "The Admiral Broadway Revue" was aired. It was the first comedy variety program on television.

1969 - The final episode of "Star Trek" aired on NBC.

1980 - ESPN began televising college world series games.

1985 - After five years, the characters of Nancy and Chris Hughes returned to CBS-TV's "As the World Turns."

1992 - Bill Clinton, while campaigning for U.S. President, played saxophone on the "Arsenio Hall Show".


Today in

American Bandstand History

1959 - Preston Epps performed "Bongo Rock" on "American Bandstand."

1967 - Jefferson Airplane performed "White Rabbit" and "Somebody to Love" on "American Bandstand".

1973 - Buffy St. Marie performed "Mister Can't You See" and "He's An Indian Cowboy in the Rodeo" on "American Bandstand."

1973 - Bill Withers performed "Lean on Me" on "American Bandstand."

1978 - Jimmy "Bo" Horne performed "Dance Across the Floor" on "American Bandstand."

1978 - K.C. and the Sunshine Band performed "It's the Same Old Song" on "American Bandstand."




Today is Sunday, June 2, 2019


Today in
Television History

1953 - BBC-TV aired the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey.

1957 - Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev was interviewed on CBS's "Face the Nation."

1978 - On "Midnight Special" Crystal Gayle hosted to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.

1999 - The final episode of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" aired.

2003 - In the U.S., federal regulators voted to allow companies to buy more television stations and newspaper-broadcasting combinations in the same city. The previous ownership restrictions had not been altered since 1975.

2003 - It was announced that Scholastic Entertainment would start a new cartoon called "The Misadventures of Maya and Miguel."


Today in

American Bandstand History

1961 - Bobby Lewis performed "Tossin' and Turnin'" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - Carla Thomas performed "A Love of My Own" on "American Bandstand."

1979 - Anita Ward performed "Ring My Bell" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - Van Stephenson performed "Modern Day Delilah" and "What the Big Girls Do" on "American Bandstand."

1984 - The video of Paul Young's "Love of the Common People" was aired on "American Bandstand."




Today is Saturday, June 1, 2019


Today in
Television History

1953 - Raymond Burr made his network-TV acting debut. It was in "The Mask of Medusa" on ABC-TV's "Twilight Theater."

1959 - BBC-TV aired "Juke Box Jury" for the first time.

1966 - The final episode of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" aired.

1980 - Cable News Network (CNN) made its debut as the first all-news station.

1999 - BBC Knowledge was launched on digital television.

2009 - Conan O'Brien debuted as the host of NBC's "Tonight Show." In January 2010 he stepped down after a dispute with the network.


Today in

American Bandstand History

1959 - Dion & the Belmonts performed "A Teenager in Love" on "American Bandstand."

1960 - The Flamingos performed "Nobody Loves Me Like You Do" on "American Bandstand."

1961 - Tony Orlando performed "Halfway to Paradise" on "American Bandstand."

1968 - The Irish Rovers performed "The Unicorn" and "Whiskey on a Sunday" on "American Bandstand."