Another great caricature via David Cowles.
Forthcoming Television Series
(Great TV Source: TheFutonCritic.com)
August 5th: NBC debuts The Carmichael Show starring Jerrod Carmichael. NBC debuts Mr. Robinson starring Craig Robinson.
August 6th: Jon Stewart and his final Daily Show on Comedy Central.
August 7th: E! debuts Comments Section, produced by Joel McHale from The Soup.
August 9th: HBO airs True Detective season finale.
August 16th: FOX airs Teen Choice.
August 23rd: AMC debuts Fear The Walking Dead starring Cliff Curtis.
August 28th: Netflix debuts Narcos starring Wagner Moura.
August 30th: MTV Video Music Awards.
September 8th: Stephen Colbert Late Show special on CBS.
September 15th: NBC debuts Neil Patrick Harris variety show, Best Time Ever.
September 16th: Season finales of Extant on CBS and Americas Got Talent on NBC. Comedy Central airs the season premiere of South Park.
September 17th: VH1 airs the Streamy Awards.
September 20th: CBS airs the Primetime Emmy Awards Hosted by Andy Samberg.
September 21st: CBS debuts Life In Pieces starring Colin Hanks. NBC debuts Blindspot starring Jaimie Alexander. FOX debuts Minority Report starring Nick Zano & Laura Regan.
CBS airs the season premiere of NCIS.
CBS debuts Limitless starring Brian Finch. Bradley Cooper will appear some.
ABC debuts The Muppets. FOX debuts Scream Queens.
FOX airs the season premiere of Empire.
ABC airs season premiere of Modern Family.
CBS airs Big Brother season finale.
NBC airs season premiere of The Mysteries of Laura starring Debra Messing.
ABC airs season premiere of Greys Anatomy.
NBC debuts Heroes Reborn starring Jack Coleman. NBC debuts The Player starring Wesley Snipes.
September 26th: Comedy Central airs Brian Regan tv special. Disney XD debuts the animated Guardians of the Galaxy.
September 27th: CBS airs the series finale of CSI. William Peterson & Marg Helgenberger return for this special finale. ABC debuts Quantico starring Priyanka Chopra and Jake McLaughlin. ABC debuts Blood & Oil starring Don Johnson, Chase Crawford & Rebecca Rittenhouse. ABC airs season premiere of Once Unpon A Time. FOX airs the season premieres of The Simpsons, Family Guy and Bobs Burgers. FOX airs the season premiere of Last Man On Earth starring Will Forte. Showtime airs season finale of Ray Donovan.
September 28th: Comedy Central debuts Trevor Noah as the official host of The Daily Show.
September 29th: FOX debuts Grandfathered starring John Stamos. FOX debuts Grinder starring Rob Lowe.
September 30th: CBS debuts Code Black starring Jesse Salander. CBS airs the season premiere of Criminal Minds.
October 2nd: ABC debuts Dr. Ken starring Ken Jeong.
October 4th: AMC airs the season finale of Fear The Walking Dead.
October 16th: NBC debuts People Are Talking starring Mark Paul Gosselaar.
October 26th: CBS debuts Supergirl starring Melissa Benoist.
October 27th: ABC debuts Wicked City starring Ed Westwick.
(Note: Everything is tentative. Sometimes music & movie dates move.)
July 31st: Natalie Imbruglia’s Male, Bananarama’s The Singles box set collection, Albert Hammond Jr’s Momentary Masters, Alice Cooper’s The Studio Albums box set collection and Finger Eleven’s Five Crooked Lines.
August 1st: Disturbed’s Immortalized.
August 4th: Luna Aura’s Supernova.
August 7th: Mac DeMarco’s Another One and Saga’s Best of.
August 14th: Bullet For My Valentine’s Venom, Ella Eyre’s Feline, Gin Wigmore’s Blood To Bone and Grace Potter’s Midnight.
August 21st: Rob Thomas The Great Unknown, Bon Jovi’s Burning Bridges, Buckcherry’s Rock & Roll, Carly Rae Jepsen’s Emotion and Briana Marela’s All Around Us.
August 28th: Andra Day’s Cheers To The Fall, Halsey’s Badlands, Foals What Went Down, Motorhead’s Bad Magic, Robert Cray Band’s 4 Nights of 40 Years, Mike Tramp’s Nomad and Destroyer’s Poison Season.
September 4th: The Arcs Yours, Dreamily, Craig Finn’s Faith In The Future, Dances Keep Talking, The Wonder Years No Closer To Heaven and Public Image Ltd.’s What The World Needs Now.
September 11th: Duran Duran’s Paper Gods, Bruce Springsteen’s Hits, Leona Lewis I Am, Jewel’s Picking Up The Pieces, Craig Finn’s Faith In The Future, Scorpions Return To Forever and ELO Live (dvd).
September 18th: Madonna’s Greatest Hits, Prince’s Greatest Hits, ZZ Ward’s This Means War, Chris Cornell’s Higher Truth, David Gilmour’s Rattle That Lock, Metric’s Pagans In Vegas , Rhodes Wishes, The Kickback’s Sorry All Over The Place, Ought’s Sun Coming Down, Keith Richards Crosseyed Heart, Rhodes Wishes, a-ha’s Hunting High and Low 30th Anniversary Edition and GTR’s GTR: Expanded.
September 25th: Don Henley’s Cass County, New Order’s Music Complete, Disclosure’s Caracal, Peaches Rub, Los Lobos Gates of Gold, Living Colour’s Shade, David Bowie box set collection, Silversun Pickups Better Nature, Culture Club’s Tribes, Los Lobos Gates of Gold and The Pollies Not Here.
September: Omi, Ariana Grande, Rumored fresh Janet Jackson, Meatloaf, Dead Weather’s Dodge & Burn, Lana Del Rey’s Honeymoon, Faith Hill, Metallica, Megadeth, Britney Spears, Sia, Rihanna, Diana Ross, No Doubt and Tool.
October 2nd: Collective Soul’s See What You Started By Continuing and Editors In Dream.
October 9th: Little May’s For The Company.
October 23rd: Rod Stewart’s Another Country.
November sometime: Seal’s Beautifully Scarred, Beck with yet another album, Prince’s Hit & Run Album, Madonna’s Extras.
November 20th: A massive Grateful Dead box set collection.
July 29th: Vacation starring Ed Helms, Chris Hemsworth & Christina Applegate.
July 31st: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation starring Tom Cruise.
August 7th: The Fantastic Four starring Jamie Bell and Rickie & The Flash starring Meryl Streep.
August 14th: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. starring Henry Cavill and Straight Outta Compton (the story of rap legends, N.W.A.) starring O’Shea Jackson Jr.
August 19th: Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales starring Johnny Depp and Masterminds starring Zach Galiafinakis.
August 21st: American Ultra starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg.
August 28th: Regression starring Ethan Hawke & Emma Watson.
September 4th: Jane Got A Gun starring Natalie Portman and The Transporter Refueled starring Ed Skerin.
September 11th: Triple 9 starring Aaron Paul & Kate Winslet and The Visit starring Kathryn Hahn.
September 18th: Black Mass starring Johnny Depp, Sicario starring Benecio Del Toro and Everest starring Jake Gyllenhaal.
September 25th: The Intern starring Robert DeNiro & Anne Hathaway and Sicario starring Benecio Del Toro.
October 2nd: The Martian starring Matt Damon, Adam Jones starring Bradley Cooper and The Walk starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
October 9th: The Jungle Book starring Scarlett Johansson & Bill Murray and Pan starring Hugh Jackman.
October 16th: Bridge of Spies starring Tom Hanks and Crimson Peak starring Charlie Hunnam.
October 23rd: The Last Witch Hunter starring Vin Diesel.
October 30th: Autobahn starring Anthony Hopkins.
November 6th: The animated Peanuts and Spectre (James Bond) starring Daniel Craig.
November 13th: Rock The Kasbah starring Bruce Willis and Bill Murray and By The Sea starring Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt.
November 20th: The Secret In Their Eyes starring Julia Roberts, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 starring Jennifer Lawrence.
November 25th: Creed starring Sly Stallone & Michael B. Jordan, Midnight Special starring Michael Shannon and Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur starring Neil Patrick Harris.
December 11th: In The Heart Of The Sea starring Chris Hemsworth.
December 18th: Star Wars: The Force Awakens starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher etc, and Sisters starring Amy Poehler & Tina Fey.
December 25th: The Revenant starring Leo DiCaprio, Joy starring Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper, Concussion starring Will Smith, The Hateful Eight (from Quentin Tarantino) starring Kurt Russell & Samuel L. Jackson (Limited Release…EVERYWHERE in January), Snowden (Edward Snowden biopic from Oliver Stone) starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dirty Grandpa starring Robert DeNiro.
MUSIC AND MOVIES DUE SOMETIME
Ariana Grande, Rob Thomas, Adele, Beck, Jewel, Seal, Phil Collins, Duran Duran, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Miley Cyrus, No Doubt, Alanis Morissette, John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Goo Goo Dolls, The Strokes, Don Henley, Janet Jackson, Jon Bon Jovi, Steven Tyler, David Bowie, Meatloaf, George Michael, Justin Bieber, Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Austin Mahone, Tears For Fears, Def Leppard, Michael Stipe, Metallica, GNR, Megadeth, The Replacements.
Scarpa starring Sly Stallone, Extraction starring Bruce Willis, Ithaca both starring Tom Hanks, The American Can starring Will Smith and Secret In Their Eyes starring Julia Roberts.
I’m a Phil fan and have always liked this one.
NOTE: Sometimes tv dates and the music and movie release dates move. The showbiz heads like to do that once in a while.
JULY 28th: (BOOKS) Dr. Seuss What Pet Should I Get?
JULY 29th: (MOVIES) Vacation starring Ed Helms, Chris Hemsworth & Leslie Mann.
JULY 30th: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s BDay and (MOVIES) Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation starring Tom Cruise. (MUSIC) Bananarama’s The Singles box set collection.
JULY 31st: E!’s TV Anniversary. Netflix streams Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.
AUGUST 1st: MTV’s Anniversary.
AUGUST 6th: Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show.
AUGUST 9th: Whitney Houston’s BDay.
AUGUST 16th: Madonna’s BDay. FOX airs Teen Choice.
AUGUST 7th: (MOVIES) The Fantastic Four starring Jamie Bell.
AUGUST 14th: (MOVIES) Straight Outta Compton (the story of rap legends, N.W.A.) starring O’Shea Jackson Jr.
AUGUST 16th: AMC debuts Humans starring Colin Morgan. NBC airs Ed Sheeran Live From Wembley Stadium!
AUGUST 18th: (TV SHOWS ON DVD) The Jeff Foxworthy Show complete series set.
AUGUST 21st: (MOVIES) Criminal starring Kevin Costner.
AUGUST 22nd: BoJack Horseman’s Birthday!
AUGUST 23rd: AMC debuts Fear The Walking Dead starring Cliff Curtis. Rick Springfield’s Birthday.
AUGUST 29th: Michael Jackson’s BDay.
AUGUST 30th: MTV Video Music Awards Hosted by Miley Cyrus.
SEPTEMBER VARIOUS STUFF: FALL TV!
A lot of major fall music and movies.
FX’s The Bastard Executioner starring Lee Jones debuts. This is from Kurt Sutter (SOA).
SEPTEMBER 4th: Google’s Anniversary. (MOVIES) Jane Got A Gun starring Natalie Portman.
SEPTEMBER 5th: Snapchat’s Anniversary.
SEPTEMBER 7th: ESPN’s TV Anniversary.
SEPTEMBER 8th: (BOOKS) Chrissie Hynde’s memoir, Reckless: My Life As A Pretender.
SEPTEMBER 10th: Happy Birthday, NFL!
SEPTEMBER 13th: Be A Tourist In Your Hometown Day (Fort Wayne). Everybody Loves Raymond starring Ray Romano TV Anniversary.
SEPTEMBER 15th: USA Today’s Anniversary.
SEPTEMBER 16th: Frasier starring Kelsey Grammer TV Anniversary.
SEPTEMBER 17th: Home Improvement starring Tim Allen TV Anniversary.
VH1 airs the Streamy Awards.
SEPTEMBER 18th: (MOVIES) Black Mass starring Johnny Depp and Everest starring Jake Gyllenhaal.
SEPTEMBER 19th: Jimmy Fallon’s BDay.
SEPTEMBER 20th: Primetime Emmy Awards air on FOX, hosted by Adam Samberg.
SEPTEMBER 21st: Bill Murray’s BDay and Stephen King’s BDay.
SEPTEMBER 22nd: Friends TV Anniversary.
SEPTEMBER 23rd: Bruce Springsteen’s BDay.
SEPTEMBER 25th: Will Smith’s BDay.
SEPTEMBER 26th: Comedy Central airs a Brian Regan tv special.
SEPTEMBER 27th: CSI will have its series finale. William Peterson & Marg Helgenberger will return for this special event.
SEPTEMBER 28th: Comedy Central’s Daily Show debuts Trevor Noah as host.
OCTOBER 2nd: Sting’s BDay. Peanuts Anniversary. (MOVIES) The Walk starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
OCTOBER 3rd: Soundcloud’s Anniversary.
OCTOBER 6th: Instagram’s Anniversary.
OCTOBER 7th: Spotify’s Anniversary.
OCTOBER 9th: (MOVIES) The Jungle Book starring Scarlett Johansson & Bill Murray.
OCTOBER 20th: Tom Petty’s BDay. (BOOKS) Robert Galbraith’s Career of Evil. (FYI: Robert Galbraith is JK Rowling’s pseudonym) and John Grisham’s Rogue Lawyer.
OCTOBER 25th: Katy Perry’s Birthday.
OCTOBER 28th: Julia Roberts BDay.
NOVEMBER 3rd: Roseanne’s BDay.
NOVEMBER 6th: 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland TV Anniversary. (MOVIES) The animated Peanuts and Spectre (James Bond) starring Daniel Craig.
NOVEMBER 8th: FW Mayor Tom Henry’s Birthday!
TMZ.com’s Anniversary. HBO’s Anniversary.
NOVEMBER 9th: Rolling Stone magazine’s Anniversary.
NOVEMBER 10th: (BOOKS) Rainn Wilson’s The Bassoon King.
NOVEMBER 13th: Jimmy Kimmel’s BDay.
NOVEMBER 19th: Larry King’s BDay.
NOVEMBER 17th: (MUSIC) Faith Hill.
NOVEMBER 20th: Joel McHale’s BDay. (MOVIES) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 starring Jennifer Lawrence.
NOVEMBER 23rd: Miley Cyrus Birthday.
NOVEMBER 24th: (MUSIC) Rumored Lady Gaga.
NOVEMBER 25th: (MOVIES) The Martian starring Matt Damon.
NOVEMBER 26th: Tina Turner’s BDay.
NOVEMBER 28th: Jon Stewart’s BDay.
DECEMBER 1st: Movie Channel Anniversary, which became Showtime.
DECEMBER 2nd: Britney Spears BDay.
DECEMBER 11th: Happy Birthday, Indiana!
DECEMBER 13th: Taylor Swift’s Birthday.
DECEMBER 15th: (MUSIC) Rumored Adele.
DECEMBER 17th: The Simpsons TV Anniversary.
DECEMBER 18th: (MOVIES) Star Wars: The Force Awakens starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher etc, and Sisters starring Amy Peohler & Tona Fey.
DECEMBER 21st: Ray Romano’s BDay.
DECEMBER 25th: (MOVIES) The Revenant starring Leo DiCaprio and Dirty Grandpa starring Robert DeNiro.
DECEMBER 28th: Denzel Washington’s BDay.
DECEMBER 30th: Happy Birthday, Tiger Woods.
Batman v. Superman featured on the cover of Empire.
Various stuff in news, sports and showbiz (plus several notable holidays etc) that will possibly have the media buzzing. A life planner of sorts for other ideas, brainstorming etc. Also, music and movie dates are tentative, as those move around sometimes.
July 29th-Windows 10 debuts.
July 30th-Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Birthday and Kelly Clarkson at Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville.
August-The First Presidential Primary Debate happens between the Republicans.
August 1st-UFC 190: Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia. MTV’s Anniversary.
August 6th-Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show.
August 16th-Madonna’s Birthday. NFL Pre-season: Colts vs. Eagles, 1pm!
August 22nd-Colts vs. Bears.
August 29th-Netflix Anniversary. Colts vs. Rams.
August 30th-MTV Video Music Awards Hosted by Miley Cyrus.
September-Primetime Emmy Awards Hosted by Adam Samberg and the First Presidential Primary Debate between the Democrats is expected. Apple is set to launch a 25-Channel Online TV Service.
September 3rd-Colts vs. Bengals.
September 4th-Beyonce’s Birthday.
September 8th-CBS debuts The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
September 10th-NFL Kickoff Weekend!
September 13th-Be A Tourist In Your Hometown Day (Fort Wayne). Everybody Loves Raymond TV Anniversary starring Ray Romano. Grandparents Day.
September 15th-USA Today’s Anniversary.
September 18th-Happy Birthday to CBS and Black Mass starring Johnny Depp.
September 20th-Primetime Emmy Awards air on FOX, hosted by Adam Samberg.
September 23rd-Bruce Springsteen’s Birthday.
October-MLB World Series.
October 9th-Happy Birthday to FOX.
October 12th-Happy Birthday to ABC.
October 16th-Boss’s Day.
October 18th-***Colts vs. Patriots.***
October 22nd-Fort Wayne’s Birthday!
November 3rd-Election Day…Including Fort Wayne Mayoral race.
November 8th-FW Mayor Tom’s Henry’s Birthday.
November 11th-Veterans Day.
November 15th-Happy Birthday to NBC.
November 21st-World TV Day.
November 27th-Black Friday and Presidents Day.
November 28th-Small Business Saturday.
November 30th-Cyber Monday.
December 18th-Star Wars-The Force Awakens starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher etc.
December 21st-Ray Romano’s Birthday and Kiefer Sutherland’s Birthday.
December 25th-Christmas! Joy starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, Mission Impossible 5 starring Tom Cruise and The Revenant starring Leo DiCaprio.
December 31st-New Years Eve.
2016 will bring a lot of Presidential talk, Olympics etc. Plus some great entertainment like Batman vs. Superman starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill and rumored Sting possibly with The Police.