or


[06/04/07 - 12:20 PM]
TV Land's Summer Sizzles with New Originals, Hit Movies, Month-Long Tribute to Elvis, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and More Beginning in June
New original programming premiering throughout the summer includes brand new episodes of the series "TV Land Confidential," the premiere of the new series "Back to the Grind" and an original special airing as part of "Elvis Month" entitled "Myths and Legends: Elvis."

[via press release from TV Land]

TV LAND'S SUMMER SIZZLES WITH NEW ORIGINALS, HIT MOVIES, MONTH-LONG TRIBUTE TO ELVIS, EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION AND MORE BEGINNING IN JUNE

TV Land Confidential, Back to the Grind and Myths and Legends: Elvis Among Originals Set to Premiere

Los Angeles, CA, June 4, 2007 � TV Land kicks off the summer armed with a slate of new original programming, a month-long tribute to Elvis Presley, the addition of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to its line-up, blockbuster movies and a programming marathon featuring the network's roster of hit shows -- all of which cater to Baby Boomers, America's "TV generation." New original programming premiering throughout the summer includes brand new episodes of the series TV Land Confidential, the premiere of the new series Back to the Grind and an original special airing as part of "Elvis Month" entitled Myths and Legends: Elvis. TV Land also continues to air pop culture movie favorites viewers know and love like Parenthood, Arthur, Dragnet, Top Gun, Honeymoon in Vegas and more during its Friday night movie block. Finally, "TV Land's Cocktail Party" -- airing weekdays -- showcases some of the network's most beloved shows such as The Andy Griffith Show, M*A*S*H, Three's Company, Good Times and more.

Below is a detailed look at TV Land's Summer Programming line-up:

ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING

TV Land Confidential (returning series)

Wednesday, July 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Back by popular demand, this returning six-part series tells the untold stories behind viewers' favorite TV shows, movies and musical performers. Why did a reluctant Ray Romano need to be dragged off to Italy for Everybody Loves Raymond? What made the dance scenes in Saturday Night Fever so hot? What did Michael Jackson confess to Donny Osmond? This season takes a look at "Locations," "Oddballs and Original Characters," "Guest Stars," "Finales," "Movies" and "Music."

Back to the Grind (new series)

Wednesday, July 18 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT

This half-hour series takes iconic TV performers � from Loni Anderson to Harry Anderson and other actors not named "Anderson" � and has them perform the real-life version of the jobs their characters held on Classic TV shows like WKRP in Cincinnati and Night Court. Other performers featured include Erik Estrada, Marla Gibbs, Sherman Hemsley, Betty White, Mark Curry, Bea Arthur, Ed Begley Jr. and Jimmie "J.J." Walker.

Myths and Legends: Elvis (special)

Thursday, August 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Based on the popularity of season one of TV Land Myths & Legends, this half-hour special coincides with TV Land's month-long salute to Elvis Presley. Thirty years after his death, TV Land takes an in-depth look at some of the most popularly held mysteries about the "King of Rock and Roll" and dissects them to separate fact from fiction.

MOVIE LAND

Friday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT

TV Land continues to air its signature movie block on Friday nights at 10 p.m. of some of the most beloved, enduring and iconic movies that Boomers fell in love with at the multiplex or first experienced through television. Among the films to be shown are Parenthood, Arthur, The Negotiator, Dragnet, Top Gun, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Longest Yard and Major League.

ELVIS MONTH

August 1-August 31, 2007

It was thirty years ago this August that the world said goodbye to one of the greatest entertainers and cultural icons of all time � Elvis Presley. In a monumental tribute, TV Land will showcase a number of Presley's treasured work by airing films, concerts, documentaries and interstitial programming starring and about the "King of Rock �n' Roll" every day throughout the month.

TV Land will air the following:

Concert Weekends � Performance specials such as Elvis: '68 Comeback Special, Aloha From Hawaii, Elvis: the Great Performances and Ed Sullivan's Rock �N' Roll Classics: Elvis Presley.

Documentaries and Made-for-TV Movies -- Elvis By the Presleys, Elvis and Me, Elvis On Tour and Elvis: His Best Friend Remembers.

Feature Movies � Love Me Tender; Wild in the Country; Easy Come, Easy Go; Fun in Acapulco; Paradise Hawaiian Style; Roustabout; Girl Happy; Live a Little, Love a Little and Speedway.

A TV Land Original Special � Myths and Legends: Elvis � show description above.

ACQUISITIONS

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

August 7, 11 p.m. ET/PT, every Tuesday

This Emmy Award-winning reality series -- which premiered in 2003 -- follows a team of designers, workmen, neighbors and friends as they race against time to completely renovate an entire house for a deserving family who has faced hardship in just seven days. Every single room, as well as the exterior and landscaping, is overhauled and customized for all family members.

SUMMER MARATHONS

"TV Land's Cocktail Party"

Begins Monday June 4 and airs Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET/PT throughout summer

Tune in as the network showcases its most popular shows including The Andy Griffith Show, M*A*S*H, The Cosby Show, Three's Company, Good Times, Sanford & Son, The Jeffersons, Leave It To Beaver, I Love Lucy and Star Trek.

About TV Land

Now seen in over 90 million U.S. homes, TV Land is dedicated to building the ultimate Baby Boomer entertainment brand on all platforms. Armed with a slate of new original programming, newly acquired Classic TV and movies, multiplatform content and Cause Change, a new pro-social initiative, the network is uniquely positioned to cater to America's 78 million Baby Boomers, the first generation of Americans who grew alongside television. TV Land's program mix features hit originals, popular dramas, sitcoms, westerns and Retromercials. TV Land's roster includes hits like All in the Family, M*A*S*H, The Andy Griffith Show and several others. Furthering the network's commitment to develop original programming that complements its roster of acquisitions, the network regularly showcases original series and specials like I Pity The Fool, Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg, TV Land Myths and Legends, Generation Boom, TV Land Confidential and the upcoming original series High School Reunion.

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with 135 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 200 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.





  [june 2007]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· BACK TO THE GRIND (TV LAND)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· TV LAND CONFIDENTIAL (TV LAND)
· TV LAND MYTHS & LEGENDS (TV LAND)





[07/26/16 - 11:04 AM]
AMC's Revolutionary War Drama "Turn: Washington's Spies" to Conclude with Fourth and Final Season
The network also announced executive producer and showrunner, Craig Silverstein, has renewed his overall development deal.

[07/26/16 - 10:37 AM]
"Girl in the Box," The Disturbing True Story of a Woman Held Captive for Seven Years, Premieres September 10 on Lifetime, Starring Addison Timlin, Zane Holtz and Zelda Williams
Immediately following the premiere of the film, the two-part special "Colleen Stan: The Girl in the Box," which documents the real-life story of Colleen Stan, will air at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/26/16 - 10:03 AM]
Hulu Announces New Original Special From Emmy(R)-Nominated Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
The new Hulu Original, in association with Funny Or Die, will become available to stream to Hulu subscribers on August 11.

[07/26/16 - 10:01 AM]
Spike Greenlights New Game Show, "Caraoke Showdown," Hosted by Craig Robinson
"Caraoke Showdown" will tape in Los Angeles and New York this summer and debut on Spike in 2017.

[07/26/16 - 09:01 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with "The Bachelorette"
The Alphabet leads the night in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/26/16 - 08:15 AM]
"Roast Battle" Adds Judd Apatow, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart and Seth Rogen to All-Star Panel of Judges
They'll join the previously announced Anthony Jeselnik, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman and David Spade.

[07/26/16 - 07:18 AM]
Let the Battle Begin on Season Eight of "Ink Master" Premiering Tuesday, August 23 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, judges - and now, mentors - Oliver Peck and Chris Nuñez will pick their own teams of tattoo artists as the contestants battle it out in permanent ink for a $100,000 grand prize.

[07/26/16 - 06:14 AM]
Netflix and John Wells Productions Team Up to Tell the Definitive Story Behind The Panama Papers
The project aims to tell the definitive story behind the two journalists who cracked open an unprecedented torrent of lies, diversions and information that revealed how the wealthy hid billions of dollars offshore through a little known law firm in Panama.

[07/25/16 - 05:49 PM]
Five Episodes of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" Will Showcase Spectacular Backyard Transformations
The special episodes will premiere Thursday, August 25 through Thursday, September 22.

[07/25/16 - 01:42 PM]
E!'s Scripted Series "The Arrangement" Begins Production in Vancouver
The 10-episode one-hour series is a multi-layered, Hollywood love story about the darker side of celebrity where nobody is what they seem.

[07/25/16 - 01:38 PM]
Digital Star Hannah Hart Joins Food Network Lineup
Plans for the partnership include a six episode series along with an array of complementary digital and social content leveraging both Hart's and the network's respective digital footprints.

[07/25/16 - 01:10 PM]
Destination America Earns #1 Telecast Ever in P25-54 with "Ghosts of Shepherdstown" Season Finale
Destination America further spins the numbers for Sunday, July 17.

[07/25/16 - 12:53 PM]
National Geographic Channel Greenlights Second Season of Critically Acclaimed Series "Breakthrough"
Production has begun on the new season, which is slated to air in spring 2017 in 440 million homes in 171 countries and in 45 languages, as well as on the Spanish language network Nat Geo Mundo.

[07/25/16 - 11:57 AM]
Netflix Announces Steve Aoki Doc: "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead"
In the lead-up to Aoki's biggest show of his career, this introspective doc examines the driving force behind his passion: Rocky Aoki, daredevil showman, Benihana founder, and Steve's looming father figure.

[07/25/16 - 11:30 AM]
Michelle Dockery Joins Cast of "Godless" for Netflix
Dockery joins previously announced cast members, including: Jeff Daniels and Jack O'Connell, in the period drama, that is set to premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2017.