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2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Finals July 4-5 on FOX

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup TV schedule

The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada comes to a conclusion on July 4-5 with the third-place and final matches. On Saturday, July 4, England takes on Germany in Edmonton for third place on FOX at 4pm ET. England, who lost to Japan in devastating fashion with an own-goal in stoppage time, will try to rebound against one of the top teams. The U.S. Women’s National Team looks to overcome a devastating loss of its own against Japan in the 2011 Women’s World Cup final match. The USWNT will take on Japan in the finals again on Sunday, July 5, at … Continue reading

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2015 Tour de France TV coverage on NBCSN and NBC

2015 Tour de France

NBC and NBCSN present complete coverage of the 2015 Tour de France cycling race from July 4-26. Coverage is also available through a subscription to NBC Sports Tour de France Live on computers or mobile devices. All stages will be televised live, and NBCSN airs a nightly Tour Primetime show on most days, complete with highlights, race replays, analysis and more. 2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) looks to defend his title against top contenders including Chris Froome (Team Sky), Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) and Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team). Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen call the live race actionwith reporters Steve … Continue reading

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Discovery Channel Alaskan Bush People recap: Rocky Seas

Discovery Channel Alaskan Bush People recap: Rocky Seas

On Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People Season 2, Episode 14 “Rocky Seas” (July 3) Billy must sail rough waters to bring his new boat, the Integrity, from Petersburg to Hoonah. Matt and Noah construct an electric generator out of a bicycle. Alaskan Bush People Season 1 Recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | The Wild Life Season 2 Recaps: Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 | Episode 7 | Episode 8  | Wild Times | Episode 9 | Episode 10 | Episode 11 | Episode 12 | Episode 13 | Episode 14 Hey, all. This is The Skiff here. … Continue reading

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Shark Week 2015 premiere specials schedule

Shark Week 2015 premiere specials schedule

Shark Week is back on Discovery Channel, and this year the programming event will air even earlier than ever before, running July 5-12 on the network. Discovery says that Shark Week 2015 will feature 19 hours of primetime programming, the most hours in the event’s 28-year history. Shark Week 2015 Premiere Specials (All Times ET/PT; Descriptions from Discovery) Shark Trek — Sunday, July 5 at 8pm Dr. Greg Skomal, Massachusetts’ senior marine fisheries marine biologist, tags Great White sharks off the coast of Cape Cod and attempts to determine their swim patterns once they leave the Massachusetts coast. As patterns point to the … Continue reading

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Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 2015 TV Schedule

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2015 TV Schedule

What’s more American than apple pie? If your response is “Hot dogs,” more specifically, “Eating lots and lots of hot dogs,” then get ready to bust your gut with live coverage of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 2015. And if you can’t make it to Coney Island to witness this celebration of gluttony, you can do the next best thing and watch the drama unfold on TV! Will superhuman garbage disposal Joey Chestnut win the title for a ridiculous 9th year in a row? Can he choke down more than his current record of 69 hot dogs and buns? … Continue reading

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Fourth of July 2015 TV programming

Fourth of July 2015 TV programming

Independence Day 2015 in America is Saturday, July 4. It falls such that, if you’re lucky, you may have Friday, July 3, off of work to enjoy at least a three-day weekend. Either way, once again the Fourth of July holiday will feature plenty of television viewing, if you are so inclined, in terms of movies, shows, sports and programming marathons. Here is some of the notable TV programming airing over Fourth of July 2015. All times are Eastern. Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 3 marathon — July 3 at 6am-July 4 at 8am on BBC America. Law & Order: SVU marathon — … Continue reading

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Now Available: New Episodes of Amazon’s Kids Series “Annedroids”

Annedroids

This morning, Amazon released Season 2 of its Emmy-nominated children’s series Annedroids. The series follows a STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum and there is much rejoicing in the Freeze household today — this season features 13 all-new, 30-minute episodes. The live-action adventure continues with tween scientist Anne (Addison Holley, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood) and her friends creating experiments in Anne’s fantastic junkyard laboratory. When Nick (Jadiel Dowlin) and Shania (perpetually hilarious Adrianna Di Liello) return to school after spending their summer in the junkyard, Anne finds new ways to stay in touch using Pidgely, a pigeon with a broken wing … Continue reading

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Corner the market: NASCAR returns to NBC July 4th weekend

NASCAR on NBC

In a short amount of time, NBC Sports has filled out its front row with the big three auto-racing leagues. NBCSN (then Versus) began its IndyCar coverage in 2009, then picked up Formula One rights starting in 2013. This month, NBC is back in the NASCAR game for the first time since 2006, effectively making its networks the top destinations for race fans and giving NASCAR a cross-promotional boost with NBC’s Sunday primetime NFL games. As part of a 10-year, $4.4 billion deal, NBC Sports airs the last 20 Sprint Cup races each season, including all of the Chase for … Continue reading

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REELZ to air Donald Trump’s 2015 Miss USA Pageant

REELZ to air Donald Trump's 2015 Miss USA Pageant

While certain brands and personalities have been dumping Donald Trump left and right in the wake of his derogatory statements regarding Mexicans during his presidential campaign announcement — including NBC and Univision opting to no longer air this year’s Miss USA Pageant, a Trump event (NBC has in fact severed all ties with Trump, and The Celebrity Apprentice will continue without him) — at least one outlet is cozying up to The Donald. REELZ announced today that it has acquired the rights to exclusively telecast the 2015 Miss USA Pageant on Sunday, July 12, at 8pm ET. According to Stan E. Hubbard, … Continue reading

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Six Pilots Released For Potential Amazon TV Series For Kids

Amazon TV Series For Kids

Amazon has released pilots for six new children’s programs and wants our help in deciding which should pilots should be further developed into a series. Viewer feedback of the pilots will help choose the next wave of rewarding and award-winning programming for kids available on Amazon’s Watch it Now service and for subscribers to Amazon Prime. All pilots are now available (free!) via the Amazon Instant Video app for TVs, connected devices and mobile devices, or online. Check out the diverse slate of programming that Amazon is considering: Which series would your kids want to watch? I checked the six … Continue reading

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