TV, Music and Movies For The Week

TELEVISION For The Week

(Great info for tv can be found via thefutoncritic.com)

 FX’s The Americans season finale is this week.

 

MUSIC & MOVIES For The Week

  (Great source for music: pauseandplay.com)

 

Joan Jett & The Blackheart’s I Love Rock & Roll

(Anniversary Re-issue)

Alabama Shakes Sound & Color.

Built To Spill’s Tethered Moon.

BoDeans I Can’t Stop.

Jim Peterik’s Risk Everything.

 

(Great source for movies: joblo.com)

The Water Diviner starring Russell Crowe.

Age of Adeline with Blake Lively.

 

Forthcoming Television Series

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April 26th: Showtime debuts Happyish starring Steve Coogan.

 

May 14th: FOX debuts Wayward Pines starring Matt Dillon, Juliette Lewis & Carla Gugino.

 

May 28th: NBC debuts Aquarius starring David Duchovny.

 

June 25th: FOX debuts the quiz show, Boom, hosted by Tom Papa.

 

June 30th: CBS debuts Zoo starring James Wolk.

 

August 5th: NBC debuts Mr. Robinson starring Craig Robinson.

 

Soon on CBS:

Life In Pieces starring Colin Hanks.

Supergirl starring Melissa Benoist.

Soon on ABC:

Family of the Year starring Jay R. Ferguson.

Kingmakers starring Adrian Pasdar.

Soon on NBC:

Sharing starring Jack Carpenter.
Endgame starring Wesley Snipes.

Soon on FOX:

Fantasy Life starring Vanessa Williams & Kevin Connolly.

The animated Bordertown starring Hank Azaria.

(Produced by Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy)

The Expendables starring Sly Stallone & company.

(A mini-series of sorts)

The Grinder starring Rob Lowe.

A John Stamos tv project.

Soon on The CW:

Dates starring Ben Chaplin.

Various CABLE Stuff still to come:

FX’s The Bastard Executioner starring Lee Jones.

(Produced by Kurt Sutter, SOA)

TV Land’s The Jim Gaffigan Show starring Jim Gaffigan.

HBO’s True Detective starring Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell & Rachel McAdams.

Great Television Sites: TVGuide.com, TVInsider.com and TheFutonCritic.com

 

Music and Movie Release Dates (Updated)

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MUSIC

April 14th: Van Halen’s Deluxe box set collection, Randy Bachman’s Heavy Blues, Greg Holden’s Chase The Sun, The Replacements box set collection and Greg Holden’s Chase The Sun.

April 21st: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts I Love Rock & Roll (Anniversary Reissue with bonus material), Alabama Shakes Sound & Color, BoDeans I Can’t Stop, Built To Spill’s Untethered Moon, Joywave, Wire and They Might Be Giants Glean.

April 28th: Pat Benatar’s 35th Anniversary Tour, Robert Pollard’s Faulty Heroes, Odessa, Josh Groban’s Stages, Blur’s The Magic Whip, Olivia Chaney’s The Longest River, The Fontaines, Mew +- , The Leisure Society’s The Art of Hanging On and Eric Clapton’s Forever Man.

May 5th: Annie Lennox’s Nostalgia: Live, My Morning Jacket’s The Waterfall, Mumford & Sons Wilder Mild, Shelby Lynn’s I Can’t Imagine and Rose Windows.

May 12th: Paul Weller’s Saturns Pattern, Snoop Dogg’s Bush and Queen’s Forever (vinyl) box set collection.

May 19th: Mariah Carey’s #1 To Infinity, Sammy Hagar & The Circle’you’re Your Service, Faith No More’s So Invictus, YES box set collection, Brandon Flowers (The Killers) The Desired Effect, Lifehouse, Whitesnake’s The Purple Album, The Helio Sequence, Paul Weller’s Saturns Pattern, Graham Parker & The Rumour’s Mystery Glue and Hot Chip’s Why Make Sense?!?

May 26th: The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers (Re-issued), Lifehouse’s Out Of The Wasteland and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

June 2nd: Zella Day’s Kicker, Ben Lee’s Love Is The Great Rebellion, SOAK and Florence + The Machine’s How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, Barenaked Ladies Silverball and Dawes.

June 8th: Muse’s Drones and Of Monsters & Men’s Beneath The Skin.

June 16th: James Taylor’s Before This World and Mika.

June: Ilse, Emmaline, Gotye, The Darkness Last Of Our Kind.

July: MsMr and Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange.

August: Duran Duran, Diana Ross, En Vogue, Living Colour’s Shade and Culture Club’s Tribes.

September: Rumored fresh (more stuff) from Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Prince, Don Henley, David Bowie, Meatloaf.

Sometime in 2015: (Rumored…) Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Tame Impala’s Currents.

Great music site: PauseandPlay.com

MOVIES

April 17th: Paul Blart: Mall Cop sequel with Kevin James.

April 24th: The Age of Adeline starring Blake Lively & Harrison Ford and The Water Diviner starring Russell Crowe.

May 1st: Avengers: Age of Ultron starring Robert Downey Jr. & company.

May 8th: Maggie starring Abigail Breslin & Arnold Schwarzenegger and Hot Pursuit starring Reese Witherspoon.

May 15th: Mad Max: Fury Road starring Tom Hardy.

May 22nd: Tomorrowland starring George Clooney and Poltergeist starring Sam Rockwell.

May 29th: The animated Monster Trucks starring Rob Lowe and San Andreas starring The Rock.

June 5th: Spy starring Jason Statham and Entourage starring Adrien Grenier.

June 12th: Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt.

June 19th: The animated Inside Out from Pixar starring Bill Hader & Amy Poehler.

June 25th: Ted sequel with Mark Wahlberg.

July 1st: Terminator: Genisys starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Magic Mike XXL.

July 10th: Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales starring Johnny Depp and the animated Minions with Sandra Bullock.

July 17th: Ant-Man starring Paul Rudd and Trainwreck starring Bill Hader & Amy Schumer.

July 24th: Pixels starring Adam Sandler and Pan starring Hugh Jackman.

July 31st: Mission Impossible 5 starring Tom Cruise and Selfless starring Ryan Reynolds.

August 7th: The Fantastic Four starring Jamie Bell.

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 21st: Criminal starring Kevin Costner.

September 4th: Jane Got A Gun starring Natalie Portman.

September 18th: Black Mass starring Johnny Depp and Everest starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

October 2nd: The Walk starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

October 9th: The Jungle Book starring Scarlett Johansson & Bill Murray.

November 6th: The animated Peanuts and Spectre (James Bond) starring Daniel Craig.

November 20th: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 starring Jennifer Lawrence.

November 25th: The Martian starring Matt Damon.

December 18th: Star Wars: The Force Awakens starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher etc, and Sisters starring Amy Peohler & Tona Fey.

December 25th: The Revenant starring Leo DiCaprio, Snowden (Edward Snowden biopic from Oliver Stone) starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dirty Grandpa starring Robert DeNiro.

Great movie site: JoBlo.com

 

 

Entertainment & Pop Culture Calendar (Updated)

NOTE: Sometimes tv dates and the music and movie release dates move. The showbiz heads like to do that once in a while.

APRIL

APRIL 7th: (MUSIC) Brian Wilson’s No Pier Pressure and Blues Traveler’s Blow Up The Moon.

APRIl 9th: FX…Louie returns, plus FX debuts The Comedians starring Billy Crystal.

APRIL 10th: Netflix debuts Daredevil starring Charlie Cox. (MOVIES) True Story starring James Franco and The Longest Ride starring Scott Eastwood & Britt Robertson.

APRIL 12th: David Letterman’s BDay, HBO’s Game of Thrones season premiere and MTV Movie Awards.

APRIL 14th: (MUSIC) Paul Simon, Van Halen’s Deluxe box set collection, Randy Bachman.

APRIL 17th: (MOVIES) Paul Blart: Mall Cop sequel with Kevin James.

APRIL 18th: TV Land Awards hosted by Terry Crews will air. Conan O’Brien’s BDay and Record Store Day.

APRIL 21st: (MUSIC) BoDeans I Can’t Stop. (BOOKS) David Baldacci’s Memory Man.

APRIL 24th: (MOVIES) The Age of Adeline starring Blake Lively & Harrison Ford.

April 25TH: Al Pacino’s BDay.

APRIL 26th: Daytime Emmy Awards air on POP TV.

APRIL 28th: Jay Leno’s BDay. (MUSIC) Blur’s The Magic Whip and Shawn Mendes Handwritten. (BOOKS) John Sandford’s Gathering Prey.

APRIL 29th: Jerry Seinfeld’s BDay and TV Land’s Anniversary.

APRIL 30th: Fresh season of Daryl Hall’s Live From Daryl’s House airs on Palladia.

MAY
MAY VARIOUS STUFF: TV Nets announce their fall tv schedules this month.

MAY 1st: (MOVIES) Avengers: Age of Ultron starring Robert Downey Jr. & company.

MAY 2nd: Jon Bon Jovi’s BDay and Free Comic Book Day.

MAY 4th: Star Wars Day! May the 4th Be With You. HBO airs the Kurt Cobain documentary, Montage of Heck.

MAY 5th: (MUSIC) Shelby Lynn’s I Can’t Imagine. (BOOKS) Greg Proops The Smartest Book In The World.

MAY 8th: VH1 Classic’s TV Anniversary and (MOVIES) Don’t Mess With Texas starring Reese Witherspoon.

MAY 10th: Bono’s BDay.

MAY 12th: (MUSIC) Paul Weller’s Saturn Pattern.

MAY 15th: (MOVIES) Mad Max: Fury Road starring Tom Hardy.

MAY 16th: Janet Jackson’s BDay.

MAY 19th: (MUSIC) Faith No More’s Sol Invictus. (DVD) American Sniper starring Bradley Cooper.

MAY 20th: HBO airs the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and David Letterman Late Show finale.

MAY 22nd: (MOVIES) Tomorrowland starring George Clooney.

MAY 29th: (MOVIES) The animated Monster Trucks starring Rob Lowe.

MAY 23rd: Drew Carey’s BDay.

JUNE

JUNE 2nd: (MUSIC) Florence & The Machine.

JUNE 5th: (MOVIES) San Andreas starring The Rock and Entourage starring Adrien Grenier.

JUNE 7th: Prince’s BDay and Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s Birthday.

JUNE 9th: Johnny Depp’s BDay.

JUNE 12th: (MOVIES) Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt.

JUNE 16th: (BOOKS) Brad Meltzer’s The President’s Shadow.

JUNE 19th: (MOVIES) The animated Inside Out from Pixar starring Bill Hader & Amy Poehler.

JUNE 13th: Tim Allen’s BDay.
JULY

JULY VARIOUS STUFF: Fort Wayne’s Three Rivers Festival!

JULY 1st: Mike Tyson’s BDay. (MOVIES) Terminator: Genisys starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

JULY 3rd: Tom Cruise’s BDay.

JULY 6th: Sly Stallone’s BDay.

JULY 9th: Tom Hanks BDay.

JULY 10th: (MOVIES) Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales starring Johnny Depp and the animated Minions with Sandra Bullock.

JULY 14th: (BOOKS) Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird sequel called Go Set A Watchman.

JULY 17th: Ant-Man starring Paul Rudd and Pan starring Hugh Jackman.

JULY 24th: (MOVIES) Pixels starring Adam Sandler.

JULY 26th: Kevin Spacey’s BDay.

JULY 28th: (BOOKS) Dr. Seuss What Pet Should I Get?

JULY 30th: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s BDay and (MOVIES) Mission Impossible 5 starring Tom Cruise.

JULY 31st: E!’s TV Anniversary.
AUGUST

AUGUST 1st: MTV’s Anniversary.

AUGUST 9th: Whitney Houston’s BDay.

AUGUST 16th: Madonna’s BDay.

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 21st: (MOVIES) Criminal starring Kevin Costner.

AUGUST 29th: Michael Jackson’s BDay.

AUGUST 30th: MTV Video Music Awards.

SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER VARIOUS STUFF: FALL TV!

A lot of major fall music and movies.

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 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.

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.

OCTOBER

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.

OCTOBER 25th: Katy Perry’s Birthday.

OCTOBER 28th: Julia Roberts BDay.
NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER 3rd: Roseanne’s BDay.

NOVEMBER 6th: 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland TV Anniversary and  (MOVIES) The animated Peanuts and Spectre (James Bond) starring Daniel Craig.

NOVEMBER 8th: FW Mayor Tom Henry’s Birthday!

TMZ.com’s Anniversary.

NOVEMBER 9th: Rolling Stone magazine’s Anniversary.

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

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 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.