Entertainment & Pop Culture Calendar



A lot of major fall tv, music and movies.

SEPTEMBER 11th: (MUSIC) Duran Duran’s Paper Gods, Madonna’s Extras, Prince’s Hit N Run, Bruce Springsteen’s Hits (yeah, another one) Leona Lewis I Am, Jewel’s Picking Up The Pieces, ELO Live and Scorpions Return To Forever. (MOVIES) The Visit starring Kathryn Hahn.

SEPTEMBER 13th: Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown Day (Fort Wayne). Everybody Loves Raymond starring Ray Romano TV Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 15th: USA Today’s Anniversary. (TV) FX Debuts The Bastard Executioner starring Lee Jones….Produced by Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy). NBC debuts Best Time Ever Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. (BOOKS) Jewel’s Never Broken and Sammy Hagar’s Are We Having Fun Yet? The Cooking and Partying Handbook. (DVDs) Love & Mercy (Brian Wilson biopic) starring John Cusack. (TV SHOWS ON DVD) Season One of FOX’s Empire.

SEPTEMBER 16th: Frasier starring Kelsey Grammer TV Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 17th: Home Improvement starring Tim Allen TV Anniversary.

VH1 airs the Streamy Awards.

SEPTEMBER 18th: Keith Richards documentary called Under The Influence airs via Netflix and his solo album, Crosseyed Heart is due. (MUSIC) Keith Richards Crosseyed Heart, Lana Del Rey’s Honeymoon, David Gilmour’s Rattle That Lock and Phases For Life, plus more greatest hits packagaes from Madonna and Prince. Bruce Springsteen’s 1973 Acoustic Radio Sessions is due on vinyl. (MOVIES) Black Mass starring Johnny Depp and Everest starring Jason Clarke.

SEPTEMBER 19th: Jimmy Fallon’s BDay.

SEPTEMBER 20th: Primetime Emmy Awards air on FOX, hosted by Andy Samberg. Netflix debuts Jessica Jones starring Krysten Ritter.

SEPTEMBER 21st: Bill Murray’s BDay and Stephen King’s BDay.


Season Premiere: Gotham (Fox, 8 p.m.)

Season Premiere: The Voice (NBC, 8 p.m.)

Season Premiere: The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8 p.m.)

Series Premiere: Life in Pieces (CBS, 8:30 p.m.)

Series Premiere: Minority Report (Fox, 9 p.m.)

Season Premiere: Scorpion (CBS, 9 p.m.)

Series Premiere: Blindspot (NBC, 10 p.m.)

Season Premiere: Castle (ABC, 10 p.m.)

SEPTEMBER 22nd: Friends TV Anniversary.


Season Premiere: NCIS (CBS, 8 p.m.)

Series Premiere: Scream Queens (Fox, 8 p.m.)

Series Premiere: The Muppets (ABC, 8 p.m.)

SEPTEMBER 23rd: Bruce Springsteen’s BDay.


Season Premiere: Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8 p.m.)

Series Premiere: Heroes Reborn (NBC, 8 p.m.)

Season Premiere: The Blacklist (NBC, 9 p.m.)

Season Premiere: Scandal (ABC, 9 p.m.)

Season Premiere: How to Get Away With Murder (ABC, 10 p.m.)

Series Premiere: The Player (NBC, 10 p.m.)

SEPTEMBER 25th: Will Smith’s BDay. (MUSIC) Don Henley’s Cass County and David Bowie’s box set collection. (MOVIES) The Intern starring Natalie Portman and Robert DeNiro and Sicario starring Benecio Del Toro. (BOOKS) Ringo Starr’s Photograph.

SEPTEMBER 26th: (TV) Comedy Central airs a Brian Regan tv special. Disney’s XD debuts the toon, Guardians of the Galaxy.

SEPTEMBER 27th: (TV) CSI will have its series finale. William Peterson & Marg Helgenberger will return for this special event.

Season Premiere: Bob’s Burgers (Fox, 7:30 p.m.)

Season Premiere: Once Upon a Time (ABC, 8 p.m.)

Season Premiere: The Simpsons (Fox, 8 p.m.)

Season Premiere: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 8:30 p.m.)

Series Premiere: Blood & Oil (ABC, 9 p.m.)

Movie: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation series finale (CBS, 9 p.m)

Season Premiere: Family Guy (Fox, 9 p.m.)

Miniseries Premiere: Indian Summers (PBS, 9 p.m.)

Season Premiere: The Last Man on Earth (Fox, 9:30 p.m.)

Series Premiere: Quantico (ABC, 10 p.m.)

SEPTEMBER 28th: (TV) Comedy Central’s Daily Show debuts Trevor Noah as host.

SEPTEMBER 29th: (DVDs) Entourage starring Adrian Grenier. (BOOKS) Cindy Crawford’s Becoming Cindy Crawford.


Series Premiere: Grandfathered (Fox, 8 p.m.)

Series Premiere: The Grinder (Fox, 8:30 p.m.)

Season Premiere: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 9 p.m.)


Season Premiere: Criminal Minds (CBS, 9 p.m.)

Season Premiere: Chicago P.D. (NBC, 10 p.m.)

Series Premiere: Code Black (CBS, 10 p.m.)


OCTOBER 2nd: Sting’s BDay. Peanuts Anniversary. (MOVIES) The Martian starring Matt Damon, Adam Jones starring Bradley Cooper and The Walk starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt. (DVDs) The Avengers: Age of Ultron starring Robert Downey Jr. and company.

OCTOBER 3rd: Soundcloud’s Anniversary.


Season Premiere: Homeland (Showtime, 9 p.m.)

OCTOBER 6th: Instagram’s Anniversary. (BOOKS) John Fogerty’s Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music and Sara Bareilles Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) In Song.

OCTOBER 7th: Spotify’s Anniversary. (TV) FX airs the season premiere of American Horror Story: Hotel which will feature Lady Gaga.

OCTOBER 8th: Happy Birthday, Bruno Mars.

OCTOBER 9th: (MOVIES) Pan starring Hugh Jackman and The Jungle Book starring Scarlett Johansson & Bill Murray.

OCTOBER 11th: (TV) AMC’s The Walking Dead returns.

OCTOBER 13th: (BOOKS) Whoopi Goldberg’s Whoopi’s Big Book of Relationships. (DVDs) Tomorrowland starring George Clooney. (TV SHOWS ON DVD) Justified: The Complete Series and The Complete Mad Men Collection.

OCTOBER 16th: (MOVIES) Bridge of Spies starring Tom Hanks. (MUSIC) Bryan Adams Get Up.

OCTOBER 17th: HBO debuts Amy Schumer’s Live At The Apollo comedy special.

OCTOBER 20th: Tom Petty’s BDay. (BOOKS) Robert Galbraith’s Career of Evil. (FYI: Robert Galbraith is JK Rowling’s pseudonym), John Grisham’s Rogue Lawyer and Kevin Costner’s Explorers Guild. (DVD) Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt.

OCTOBER 23rd: (MUSIC) Rod Stewart’s Another Country and Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller. (MOVIES) Rock The Kasbah starring Bill Murray and Bruce Willis.

OCTOBER 25th: Katy Perry’s Birthday.

OCTOBER 26th: (TV) CBS debuts Supergirl starring Melissa Benoist.

OCTOBER 27th: (BOOKS) Ellen Degeneres Home, David Spade’s Almost Interesting and Drew Barrymore’s Wildflower.

OCTOBER 28th: Julia Roberts BDay.


NOVEMBER 3rd: Roseanne’s BDay. (DVDs) Pixar’s Inside/Out.

NOVEMBER 6th: 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland TV Anniversary.  (MOVIES) The animated Peanuts and Spectre (James Bond) starring Daniel Craig. (MUSIC) Justin Bieber and Charlie Puth’s Nine Track Mind.

NOVEMBER 7th: HBO airs a U2 concert special.

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 and Mariah Carey’s Christmas children’s book named after her song, All I Want For Christmas Is You.

NOVEMBER 13th: Jimmy Kimmel’s BDay. (MOVIES) By The Sea starring Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt.

NOVEMBER 14th: HBO airs yet another U2 concert special.

NOVEMBER 19th: Larry King’s BDay.

NOVEMBER 17th: (MUSIC) Faith Hill. (BOOKS) David Baldacci’s The Guilty and Burt Reynolds But Enough About Me.

NOVEMBER 20th: Joel McHale’s BDay. (MOVIES) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 starring Jennifer Lawrence and The Secret In Their Eyes starring Julia Roberts. (MUSIC) ***RUMORED*** Adele.

NOVEMBER 23rd: Miley Cyrus Birthday.

NOVEMBER 24th: (MUSIC) Rumored Lady Gaga.

NOVEMBER 25th: (MOVIES) Creed starring Michael B. Jordan and Sly Stallone and Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur starring Neil Patrick Harris.

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 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. (MUSIC) Pat Benatar’s Greatest Hits.

DECEMBER 21st: Ray Romano’s BDay.

DECEMBER 25th: (MOVIES) The Revenant starring Leo DiCaprio, Concussion starring Will Smith, (Limited Release) The Hateful Eight starring Kurt Russell & Samuel L. Jackson (Everywhere in 2016), Joy starring Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence, Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dirty Grandpa starring Robert DeNiro.

DECEMBER 28th: Denzel Washington’s BDay.

DECEMBER 30th: Happy Birthday, Tiger Woods.


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