Wednesday, June 18, 2014

2014 Teen Choice Awards Nominations; COZI TV Expands to 60% of U.S.

2014 Teen Choice Awards

It wouldn't be summer without Teen Choice 2014! It's time to celebrate the hottest teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web in the choicest, star-studded two-hour event airing live Sunday, August 10 from 8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Fox. Pretty Little Liars and The Vampire Diaries lead the Teen Choice 2014 nominees with five nominations each. Teens can get all the latest Teen Choice 2014 news and sneak peeks at the show before it airs on Facebook at www.facebook.com/teenchoiceawards and on Twitter at @TeenChoiceGirl, and can join the conversation using #TeenChoice.

Starting today, fans ages 13-19 can vote once each day per category for their favorite Teen Choice 2014 "Wave One" nominees at www.teenchoiceawards.com. Host(s), performers, presenters and additional nominees will be announced soon. The nominees for Choice TV Show: Comedy are - Austin & Ally, Glee, New Girl, Sam & Cat and The Big Bang Theory. The comedy acting nominations were given to Ashton Kutcher, Ross Lynch, Chord Overstreet, Jim Parsons, Andy Samberg, Kaley Cuoco, Mindy Kaling, Laura Marano, Lea Michele, and Debby Ryan. Go vote to see the full list of nominees for "Wave One."


COZI TV

COZI TV, the network designed to deliver viewers an easy-to-watch, comfortable and familiar viewing experience, announced it has signed affiliation agreements with LeSEA Broadcasting Network and OTA Broadcasting. Under the agreements, COZI TV will be launching this summer on the multicast channels of six local stations owned by LeSEA, including WHME in South Bend, Indiana; WHNO in New Orleans, Louisiana; KWHB in Tulsa, Oklahoma; KWHE in Honolulu, Hawaii; KWHS in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and WCVI in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, and two local stations owned by OTA, including KFFV in Seattle, Washington; and WBGN in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With this latest expansion, COZI TV is now available in more than 70 million U.S. homes or over 60 percent of the country. Launched last year by the NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, COZI TV engages viewers with some of America's most beloved and iconic television series and hit movies combined with a warm and welcoming vibe. COZI TV's lineup includes Magnum, P.I., Charlie's Angels, The Bionic Woman, Six Million Dollar Man, Fantasy Island, The Avengers and Lone Ranger. With the addition of the LeSEA and OTA stations, COZI TV has more than 60 affiliates, serving nine of the top 10 U.S. television markets.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June/July/August)

Father Knows Best - Season Six Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season Alice - The Complete Fifth Season Rhoda - Season Four Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four

06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
07/04 - Superstore - Season Two
07/18 - Father Knows Best - Season Six
07/25 - Diff'ernt Strokes - The Complete Sixth Season
07/25 - Girls - The Final (Sixth) Season (Blu-ray)
08/01 - Alice - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
08/01 - Crashing - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/15 - Rhoda - Season Four
08/22 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Four
08/29 - Will & Grace - Season One (Universal)
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, August 21

Kevin Can Wait - "Unholy War" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After reluctantly settling on a date for Kendra’s wedding, Kevin learns that his childhood nemesis, Terry (Kim Coates), is trying to reserve the church on the same day. As the two battle for Father Phillip’s (Jim Breuer) approval by becoming more involved in the church, Kevin’s drive to get the church for Kendra becomes an insatiable desire to get revenge on his old rival.

Superior Donuts - "Man Without a Health Plan" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The group decides to take up a collection to pay for Franco’s medical expenses when he’s hurt at work and doesn’t have insurance. Also, Tush experiences unusual side effects when he participates in an experimental drug trial.

Mom - "Cornbread and a Cashmere Onesie" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Christy and Bonnie worry about Jill after her cry for help on the anniversary of her mother’s suicide.

Life in Pieces - "Babysit Argument Invention Butterfly" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Matt and Colleen have a disastrous time babysitting Lark while Jen is at work. Also, Sophia is far from pleased when John buys her a butterfly kit for her birthday; Tim and Heather rehash an old fight from the early days of their relationship; and Greg gives Samantha questionable advice about being an entrepreneur for her school project.

American Dad - "Kloger" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Roger and Klaus start having a secret affair after they accidentally end up on an online date together; Steve tries to catch Hayley's pink eye to get out of doing a fitness test at school.

People of Earth - "Why Can't We Be Friends?" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Ozzie confronts Walsh about being an alien; Richard gets fired from his job and joins Agent Foster on her search for Walsh.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of August 21)

Monday, August 21

  • Nick Kroll (The League/Cavemen) - Watch Nick on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Sutton Foster (Younger) - Sutton appears on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) - Kumail is a guest on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Hank Azaria (Brockmire/The Simpsons/Free Agents) - Hank appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Al Madrigal (About a Boy/Welcome to The Captain/Gary Unmarried) - Al is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Matt LeBlanc (Man with a Plan/Episodes/Friends) - Matt stops by Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) - Amy chats with the ladies of The View on a repeat on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Aziz Ansari (Master of None/Parks and Recreation) - Aziz drops by LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World) - Sabrina appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Rachel Dratch (Imaginary Mary) and Jenna Elfman (Imaginary Mary/1600 Penn/Accidentally on Purpose/Courting Alex/Dharma & Greg) - Rachel and Jenna are guests on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Yara Shahidi (black-ish) - Yara opens up about beauty standards in Hollywood on People Now at 8:30am.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon talks about Marlon on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Lilla Crawford, Taylor Louderman and Elan Luz Rivera (Sunny Day) - The stars of Nickelodeon's upcoming series Sunny Day are guests on PIX11 Morning News on WPIX in New York at 8:45am.