Ariana Grande and Austin Mahone are on board to perform Saturday night at Radio Disney’s RDMAs. Becky G, Zendaya, R5 and Fifth Harmony are also scheduled to perform at the event, which will air on Disney Channel Sunday, April 27, at 8p. The RDMA Red carpet will feature Mark Cuban, Kelly Osbourne, Julianne Hough, The Vamps, Lucy Hale, Dove Cameron, Ben Savage, Emily Osmet, a lot of the Girl Meets World cast and some Star Wars Stormtroopers, among others. CynKids will be there to report on all the news and kid fansanity. One highlight I’m looking forward to: The Heroes for Change Award, which recognizes exemplary kids for making a difference in their communities. This year’s honorees: Matthew, 16, from Phoenix, nominated by Youth Services America for his anti-bullying “The Be O.N.E. Project,” targeting elementary and middle school-aged kids; Arianna, 17, from Carpinteria, CA, nominated by Girls Inc. for anti-smoking initiaitve “Carpinteria Clean and Green”; and Yossy Rojas, 19, from Dana Point, CA, nominated by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America for his involvement with “Relay For Life,” “Street Smarts” and “Sticker Shock,” and efforts to increase drug and alcohol education.
In the latest Discovery shuffle post-Scripps acquisition, Jane Latman is new GM at Travel Channel, reporting to Henry Schleiff. Latman also will continue to serve as EVP, development and research, for Investigation Discovery and American Heroes Channel, and GM of Destination America.
Using science as the foundation for stunts and practical jokes, SciJinks, the new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Wednesday, May 16 at 10p on Science Channel. Galecki, along with science “prankologists” Tamara Robertson and Jason Latimer, test out science on unsuspecting marks, drawing from chemistry, physics, technology, engineering and more.
Amazon Prime Video continues to bolster its sports rights portfolio, locking in a deal with the USTA to snag the exclusive live telecast rights to the US Open Tennis Championships for the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The five-year agreement, which begins with the 2018 US Open, will bring live and on-demand content to […]
Armed with its new Thursday Night Football package, FOX kicks off its coverage of the regular season with Week 1 as a national weekend on Sept. 9 pitting the Cowboys/Panthers and the Seahawks/Broncos at 4:25p while Thanksgiving will see the Redskins/Cowboys on the channel. This year’s Thursday Night Football package on FOX begins in Week […]
CBS renewed 11 more series for the 2018-19 season, for a total of 17, including the entire Tuesday and Friday night lineups. Coming back are Blue Bloods, Bull, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, MacGyver, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, Survivor, The Amazing Race, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes.