2014 in American television
The following is a list of events affecting American television in 2014. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, and cancellations; channel launches, closures, and rebrandings; stations changing or adding their network affiliations; and information about changes of ownership of channels or stations, controversies and carriage disputes.
|1||Time Warner Cable President/COO Robert Marcus becomes the company's new CEO, succeeding the retiring Glenn Britt.|
|One year to the day after being dropped from Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks systems, Ovation returns to the two providers, the result of Ovation's announced commitment to provide more original programming.|
|Home shopping network ShopNBC rebrands as ShopHQ.|
|Fox owned-and-operated station WJZY/Charlotte, North Carolina, launches its news department with the debut of an hour-long 10 pm newscast. The program soft-launched on December 18, 2013, in the form of an online-only rehearsal newscast that was streamed on the station's website until WJZY's news share agreement with CBS affiliate WBTV to produce its primetime newscast ended.|
|Sinclair-controlled ABC affiliate WHAM-TV/Rochester begins producing morning and 10 pm newscasts for its Fox-affiliated sister station WUHF. The setup comes after the termination of an eight-year shared services agreement at the end of 2013 with Nexstar-owned WROC-TV, which saw WROC produce news content for WUHF. Sinclair's duopoly partner, Deerfield Media, acquired WHAM-TV from Newport Television in December 2012.|
|2||Hearst Corporation announces that David Barrett, CEO of its television station division, has ceded day-to-day oversight to the division's President/COO, Jordan Wertleib. Barrett remains on Hearst's board of trustees.|
|5||The fourth-season premiere of Downton Abbey makes history for PBS, with more than 10.2 million viewers tuning in, making it the highest rated program in the network's 44-year history.|
|6||ABC begins limiting online access to day-after streaming of its series' new episodes to customers of participating cable providers, Hulu Plus, iTunes, and Amazon Video and restricting free access to recent episodes on its website and streaming app to other users eight days after an episode's original airdate. Similar streaming restrictions are also put in place by sister cable channel ABC Family, which launched its "Watch ABC Family" authenticated streaming service on that same day.|
|Doctor Television Channel (also known as DrTV), a new network dedicated to healthy-lifestyle programming, officially launches on several low-power television stations and on Roku.|
|One year after adding the omg! to its name (the result of a partnership with Yahoo!'s similarly titled website), the CBS-syndicated entertainment/gossip program omg! Insider sees its title revert to just The Insider in line with omg!'s rebranding as Yahoo! Celebrity; the two entities continue to promote and share each other's content.|
|11||CBS Sports NFL analyst Dan Dierdorf calls his final game, an AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots, ending a three-decade career as an analyst spent with CBS and ABC's Monday Night Football.|
|12||NBC's telecast of the 71st Golden Globe Awards is watched by an estimated 20.9 million people, the event's best ratings in 10 years.|
|13||A scene in this evening's episode of How I Met Your Mother features members of the all-white main cast in yellow face and depicting Asian stereotypes and accents. It proves to be a controversial scene, and prompts series creator/producer Carter Bays to apologize on Twitter on January 15, explaining that it was meant to pay homage to the Kung fu movies they grew up on.|
|14||DirecTV removes The Weather Channel due to an unresolved carriage dispute, with the carrier filling the void with a simulcast of digital broadcast network WeatherNation TV. The dispute runs until April 8, when DirecTV and The Weather Channel reach a new carriage deal. The channel, in a trade-off to regain carriage, agrees to pare down its weekday reality content and devote more of its daytime schedule to forecasts and weather reportage.|
|15||On Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Captain Donald Cragen (Dann Florek) retires from the NYPD, leaving Detective/Sergeant Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) as the only remaining character who has appeared on the series for its entire fifteen-season run.|
|18||Sasheer Zamata joins the cast of Saturday Night Live, becoming the show's first black female cast member in six years. Zamata's hiring, along with the addition of two other black women to its writing staff (Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes), come after SNL had received criticism in 2013 for a lack of African-American women among its cast.|
|26||NBC airs the 2014 NFL Pro Bowl, likely the last Pro Bowl game to air on broadcast television for the next few years. ESPN will take over exclusive rights to the Pro Bowl and Monday Night Football from 2015 through 2022.|
|The 56th Annual Grammy Awards airs on CBS. It is the first time the ceremony has been held in January (in part to avoid scheduling conflicts with the 2014 Winter Olympics in February) and is marked by major wins for Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Lorde. Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor later blasted the producers and CBS on Twitter for cutting off the band's closing performance featuring Queens of the Stone Age, Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham.|
|27||How I Met Your Mother marks its 200th episode with a twist: rather than being told from Ted Mosby's point of view, it is instead told from the perspective of "The Mother" (Cristin Milioti), whose eight years prior to meeting Ted are recalled in a story complete with special opening credits.|
|NBC Sports hires Lindsey Vonn as their correspondent for the network's coverage of the 2014 Winter Games and as a contributor on Today during its broadcast from Sochi. The skier was supposed to compete in the events, but a series of injuries resulted in Vonn withdrawing from the Games earlier this month.|
|28||For the first time ever, four different televised Republican responses followed the State of the Union Address by Democratic President Barack Obama.|
|Moments after the State of the Union Address was completed, United States Congressman Michael Grimm (R-New York's 11th), threatened NY1 reporter Michael Scotto by attacking him and telling Scotto that he'll throw him off the balcony of the United States Capitol building after Scotto approached the Tea Party-backed representative to ask about a continuing federal investigation into his campaign fund-raising while the cameras were still rolling (Grimm would later be indicted in April). Grimm later apologized to his district and to NY1 for his actions.|
|During a live remote from the College of Charleston, a man lunges at The Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore, who fends off the attacker with a knee to the groin and finishes his report.|
|29||For the first time in 19 years, Bob Saget, John Stamos and Dave Coulier reprise their Full House roles and appear on Late Night to give Jimmy Fallon a sappy, heartfelt speech to calm his anxiety about hosting The Tonight Show.|
|2||The Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos 43-8 to win Super Bowl XLVIII, the franchise's first championship, an event watched by 111.5 million viewers. It is the fourth time since 2010 that the NFL's championship game sets the all-time total viewership record.|
|3||GetTV commences programming. The Sony Pictures Entertainment-owned digital network, which primarily airs feature films from Sony's film library, launches in 25 markets, airing mainly on subchannels of Univision Communications-owned stations.|
|In the ramp-up of WGN America's rebranding as a general cable network rather than a superstation, WGN America drops the 9 pm (Central Time) nightly newscast of WGN-TV/Chicago as well as the station's broadcast of Illinois Lottery drawings, including the multi-state Mega Millions and Powerball drawings. Likely due to contractual issues, the channel now broadcasts the 4 am (Central Time) hour of the WGN Morning News on weekdays as a replacement.|
|4||The National Football League awards its Thursday Night Football package to CBS, which will produce 16 Thursday and Saturday night games in 2014 (with a league option for 2015). Eight early-season games will air on CBS and be simulcast on NFL Network (which has carried the package since 2006), while NFLN will air eight late-season games exclusively. CBS' lead NFL team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the games, while NFLN personalities will host pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows.|
|6||Coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics begins on NBC, with the network and its cable channels airing coverage through February 23.|
|After 22 years, Jay Leno steps down as host of The Tonight Show. It is Leno's second departure from Tonight (the first being his departure in 2009 and his controversial return in 2010), and his final show features guests Billy Crystal (Leno's first Tonight guest in 1992) and Garth Brooks.|
|9||On the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, CBS marks the occasion with a concert special, featuring performances by modern-day artists such as Katy Perry and Maroon 5, plus an interview with surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr by David Letterman, whose Late Show presently occupies Ed Sullivan's former studio.|
|10||WeatherNation and DirecTV introduce a series of new weather services, including "Local Weather Now", which allows subscribers to view information pertinent to their area.|
|Ion Media Networks converts St. Louis' MyNetworkTV affiliate WRBU/East St. Louis, Illinois and CW affiliate WZRB/Columbia, South Carolina, to Ion Television owned-and-operated stations. While all programming on WRBU is switched to Ion, WZRB continues to run CW programming in its regular time slots while a new affiliate is found, the first time Ion runs a CW affiliate. Both affiliations eventually find new homes when MyNetworkTV affiliate WKTC/Sumter, South Carolina takes the Columbia market's CW affiliation on March 17, and CBS affiliate KMOV/St. Louis relaunches its DT3 subchannel as a MyNetworkTV affiliate on November 17.|
|13||Time Warner Cable announces it intends to be acquired by Comcast in a $45.2 billion deal, which is subject to approval by federal regulators and is expected to face scrutiny from media watchdogs and rival operators.|
|14||Hoak Media announces it will sell CBS affiliate KAUZ-TV/Wichita Falls, Texas, to KAUZ Media, Inc. (owned by Lawton, Oklahoma-based lawyer Bill W. Burgess, Jr.). Under the agreement, Drewry Communications Group (owners of ABC affiliate KSWO-TV in nearby Lawton) will continue to operate KAUZ under joint sales and shared services agreements.|
|17||Will Smith and U2 are the guests as Jimmy Fallon becomes the new host of The Tonight Show, which originates from the same studio (Studio 6B at NBC's New York studios) where the show originated until moving to the West Coast in May 1972. The premiere also includes a long line of surprise cameos, among them Joan Rivers, whose appearance marks her first time on Tonight since being blacklisted from the program in 1986 by then-host Johnny Carson after she joined Fox's The Late Show.|
|An average audience of 23.5 million viewers watch Davis and White win Gold at the 2014 Winter Olympics skating to Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade.|
|24||WWE launches WWE Network, a premium subscription Internet television channel featuring new and archived events.|
|Seth Meyers takes over as host of Late Night, with his premiere guests Amy Poehler, Vice-President Joe Biden, and A Great Big World. Meyers is the third consecutive Saturday Night Live alumnus (after Jimmy Fallon and Conan O'Brien) to host the show. The show's new bandleader, Fred Armisen, is also an SNL veteran.|
|28||21st Century Fox acquires majority ownership in YES Network, increasing its stake in the New York City sports channel from 49% to 80% (Yankee Global Enterprises, parent company of the New York Yankees, owns the remaining 20%).|
|1||Saturday Night Live writer Colin Jost becomes the new co-anchor of the show's Weekend Update segment alongside Cecily Strong.|
|2||The 86th Academy Awards airs on ABC, attracting an average audience of 43.7 million viewers, the event's largest audience since 2000.|
|3||Discovery Communications rebrands Military Channel as American Heroes Channel to focus on "history-based, narrative-style documentary programming".|
|The Walt Disney Company and Dish Network announce a retransmission deal for Disney-owned networks (including new-to-Dish channels such as Disney Junior and Fusion), ABC O&O stations, and related digital platforms to appear on Dish systems and TV Everywhere mobile apps, plus the return of HD simulcast networks removed in a 2010 dispute over Dish's 'free HD for life' promotion. A caveat of the deal is the altering of Dish's Hopper DVR system to prevent commercial skipping of Disney programming for a 72-hour window (within ACNielsen's "Live +3" ratings metric) after a program's original airing. In return, Disney agrees to drop its legal action against Dish regarding Hopper.|
|5||Saying she cannot be part of a network that "whitewashes the actions" of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Washington-based anchor Liz Wahl resigns on-air from the Russian government-backed news channel RT at the end of her newscast. Wahl's departure comes one day after colleague Abby Martin closed an episode of her Breaking the Set by declaring her opposition to Russia's intervention in Ukraine.|
|Chambers Communications Corporation announces its exit from broadcasting with the sale of its three remaining stations – Oregon stations KEZI/Eugene, KDRV/Medford, and KDKF/Klamath Falls – to Heartland Media in a $30 million deal.|
|6||President and COO of the Cartoon Network division of Turner Broadcasting Stuart Snyder steps down as part of several executive changes at the network since John Martin became the chairman of Turner Broadcasting in January. Snyder had been known for an attempt to branch the network into reality television programming in 2009.|
|12||Post-Newsweek Stations announces its intent to sell ABC affiliate WPLG/Miami to Berkshire Hathaway in a cash and stock deal in which the latter company (founded by Warren Buffett) will significantly reduce its stake in Post-Newsweek parent Graham Holdings Company through a trade of an undisclosed amount of shares in Berkshire Hathaway currently held by Graham, which will receive 1.6 million shares of Class B common stock in Graham Holdings owned by Berkshire Hathaway. In a memo to Post-Newsweek employees, president and CEO Emily Barr stated that the group's remaining five stations would not be sold.|
|The FCC Media Bureau releases a notice that it would further scrutinize television station transactions which include sharing agreements (in the form of joint sales, shared services and local marketing agreements), especially those that include an option to purchase the junior partner in the agreement outright.|
|CBS announces that it has given another three-season renewal to its top-rated sitcom The Big Bang Theory, extending the series' run into the 2016–17 television season.|
|13||Nexstar Broadcasting Group announces that it will purchase digital media company Internet Broadcasting from an ownership group that includes Hearst Television and Post-Newsweek Stations for $20 million.|
|18||A news helicopter belonging to ABC affiliate KOMO-TV/Seattle crashes on top of three cars at the Seattle Center after taking off from the station's Fisher Plaza studios, killing pilot Gary Pfitzner and photographer Bill Strothman on board, and critically injuring a 37-year-old man on the ground who suffered severe burns. The helicopter had been leased to KOMO by Helicopters, Inc. while its own helicopter was undergoing technical upgrades, and had previously been used by CBS-owned WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV, and Fox-owned WFXT/Boston until 2013.|
|Glee marks its 100th episode with a two-part episode, with the second part airing on March 25, 2014, and features the apparent end of New Directions after the club is shut down by principal Sue Sylvester (portrayed by Jane Lynch). Many graduates of the glee club return, as do special guest stars Kristin Chenoweth as April Rhodes and Gwyneth Paltrow as Holly Holliday.|
|19||A man on Wheel of Fortune solved the bonus puzzle "New Baby Buggy" with only the first two letters showing for $45,000, with his appearance made headlines on the solve and went viral in YouTube. Host Pat Sajak dubbed this solve 'amazing' in the show's 30-years history.|
|20||Sinclair Broadcast Group restructures its acquisition of Allbritton Communications in order to address ownership conflicts noted in a December 2013 FCC review of the deal (originally announced in August 2013). Sinclair will sell CBS affiliate WHP-TV/Harrisburg (in order to acquire ABC affiliate WHTM-TV) and MyNetworkTV affiliates WMMP/Charleston and WABM/Birmingham (in order to acquire ABC affiliates WCIV and WBMA-LD/WCFT-TV/WJSU-TV, creating a duopoly between the latter and CW affiliate WTTO), opting not to enter into any operational or financial agreements with the buyers of those stations. Sinclair would also terminate a shared services agreement with Charleston Fox affiliate WTAT (to which owner and longtime Sinclair SSA partner Cunningham Broadcasting would assume operations outright), give the buyer of WHP-TV the rights to an existing local marketing agreement with Harrisburg CW affiliate WLYH-TV, and seek a license, programming and transmitter asset swap between WHTM and the buyer of WHP.|
|21||LIN Media and Media General announce that the two companies will merge in a $1.6 billion deal that will create the second largest television station group in the United States with 74 stations in 46 television markets. Due to planned changes in FCC ownership rules regarding same-market television stations, Media General and LIN plan to divest or swap stations that each company owns in five markets: Birmingham (WVTM-TV and WIAT), Green Bay (WBAY-TV, WLUK-TV and WCWF), Mobile (WKRG-TV, WALA-TV and WFNA), Providence (WPRI-TV, WJAR and WNAC-TV) and Savannah (WSAV-TV, WJCL and WTGS).|
|23||In a plot development that had been kept under wraps until the episode's airtime, attorney Will Gardner (series regular Josh Charles) is shot and killed in the courtroom by his client in The Good Wife episode "Dramatics, Your Honor".|
|24||Frontier Radio Management sells Fox/ABC affiliate WGXA/Macon, Georgia, to the Sinclair Broadcast Group for $33 million (although the deal occurred on this date, it was not formally announced until the April 29 release of the purchase filing by the Federal Communications Commission).|
|25||Chuck Scarborough celebrates his 40th anniversary as the anchor for WNBC/New York City.|
|26||TV Land's Hot in Cleveland and The Soul Man kick off their season premieres (Hot in Cleveland's fifth and The Soul Man's third) with live episodes. This was the second live episode for the former, which will also introduce its first animated episode this season.|
|28||The Colbert Report comes under fire after posting a message on its Twitter account mocking Asian stereotypes (using a quote from a March 27 episode in reference to a piece on the creation of the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, pointing out the hypocrisy of using an ethnic slur aimed at Native Americans in the non-profit's name), with some users calling for an end to the show with the hashtag #CancelColbert. Colbert's network Comedy Central takes responsibility for the tweet, saying neither Stephen Colbert nor his staff had anything to do with what was written. The account @ColbertReport was later deleted with the account 'blown up' ceremonially during an interview with Twitter founder Biz Stone, with all show-related tweets being directed to Colbert's personal Twitter account.|
|Piers Morgan ends his Piers Morgan Live show, three years after Morgan succeeded longtime network personality Larry King in the 9 pm ET hour.|
|30||Anchor Josh Elliott leaves Good Morning America after three years to become a correspondent for NBC Sports. Elliot was succeeded in his former role at GMA by Amy Robach.|
|31||In a 3–2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission votes to ban joint sales agreements, making them attributable to FCC ownership limits if the senior partner sells 15% or more of the advertising time of a competing junior partner station in the JSA. The ruling will apply to both pending station transactions, as well as existing JSAs, giving a grace period of two years for such agreements to be unwound. The Commission also votes to prohibit broadcasters from coordinating retransmission consent negotiations involving two of the four highest-rated stations in a single television market.|
|Adult Swim expands its programming by claiming an hour from Cartoon Network (the two channels occupy the same channel space) and running nightly from 8 pm to 6 am (ET). This marks the second expansion into an earlier evening timeslot for Adult Swim, which began airing at 9 pm (ET) in December 2010.|
|1||Fourteen Viacom-owned cable networks (including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Spike and TV Land) were removed for several hours from most of the 850 small cable providers represented by the National Cable Television Cooperative, after Viacom and the providers fail to reach a new contract before the 12:01 pm Eastern Time expiration of the media company's prior agreement with the NCTC. The affected networks were restored later that day, after the two parties reached a new carriage agreement.|
|For an April Fools' Day joke, Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey trade places as hosts of their respective CBS shows: Ferguson subs for Carey on The Price is Right, accompanied by The Late Late Show announcer Shadoe Stevens, sidekick Geoff Peterson and pantomime horse Secretariat. Carey returns the favor by guest hosting Late Late, with Price announcer George Gray and models Rachel Reynolds, Manuela Arbeláez and Amber Lancaster alongside.|
|4||The Madison Square Garden Company announces it will sell its music channel Fuse to SiTV Media, owner of the Hispanic-targeted NuvoTV, in a $226 million deal.|
|NBCUniversal ceases the operations of the satirical television review website Television Without Pity and will shut down the site's message board and forums on May 31 after the company failed to find a buyer, stating that TWoP is no longer "a viable businesses for our company". The website, which was launched in 1998 as a blog devoted to analyzing Dawson's Creek before changing its name in 2002, was acquired by NBC Universal in 2007.|
|6||At WrestleMania XXX in New Orleans, Louisiana, Brock Lesnar defeats the Undertaker ending his 21 match undefeated streak at the event. In the main event Daniel Bryan wins a triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship defeating Batista and Randy Orton in the main event. In attendance is 8-year old Connor Michalek who is at ringside at the event Michalek dies 19 days later of a brain tumor. Cesaro wins the inaugural André The Giant Memorial Battle Royal last eliminating Big Show.|
|7||The Ultimate Warrior makes what turns out to be his final public appearance (one day before his death from a heart attack at the age of 54) on WWE Raw. In his first appearance on the USA Network show since his final WWE TV match in 1996, Warrior gives a speech to the fans and wrestlers past and present as his Ultimate Warrior character.|
|8||Around 10 pm ET, Dish Network removes Hearst Television-owned stations in more than 20 markets after the broadcasting group and satellite provider fail to renew a carriage agreement due to disagreements on retransmission consent payments. The stations were restored 14 hours later, after a new agreement was struck between Dish and Hearst.|
|WWE legend The Ultimate Warrior dies of a heart attack in Scottsdale at the age of 54 one day after his final appearance on Monday Night Raw.|
|15||Trans-America Broadcasting, the owners of MyNetworkTV outlet KAIL/Fresno, restructures its operations and changes its name to Tel-America North Corporation. The move comes as a result of Trans-America's announced sale of its sole radio outlet KTYM/Los Angeles to Immaculate Heart Radio on the same day of the restructuring. KAIL will continue on as the newly formed company's sole property.|
|16||It is announced that WMGM-TV in Wildwood, New Jersey will disaffiliate from NBC at the end of the year, due to NBC claiming market exclusivity for its owned-and-operated station in Philadelphia, WCAU. On December 31, WMGM-TV switched its affiliation to the Soul of the South Network on an interim basis, while former owners Access.1 Communications (who had operated WMGM-TV under a management agreement with LocusPoint Networks) retained most of the former WMGM-TV staff, including its news department, for future plans.|
|20||The historical drama Salem makes its debut on WGN America, becoming the first scripted series produced exclusively for the Tribune Broadcasting-owned cable/satellite network. The show's debut also marks the Chicago-based superstation's transition into a conventional general entertainment network.|
|Season 2 of Devious Maids, starring former All My Children actress Susan Lucci, premiered on Lifetime TV.|
|21||CBS affiliate WJMN-TV/Marquette, Michigan (which operates as a semi-satellite of WFRV-TV/Green Bay, Wisconsin) launches an in-house news operation with two weeknight-only newscasts at 6 and 11 pm This marks the first time since its launch in 1968 that the station has aired its own local newscasts. The move comes almost three years after owner Nexstar Broadcasting Group (which purchased WJMN and WFRV in 2011) announced plans to establish some form of separate news department for WJMN, which had been simulcasting WFRV's newscasts with Upper Peninsula-focused weather cut-ins inserted into the broadcasts.|
|Supply chain professional Julia Collins debuted on Jeopardy! and begin her 21-game run as one of the most dominant runs in the game show's history. Between her run from April 21 to June 2 (except for May 5 to 16), Collins accumulated $428,100 from the 20 games, which holds the record for its longest streak and cash winnings total for a female Jeopardy! contestant; currently she hold the third-longest winnings streak overall (surpassing David Madden's 19-win streak, but behind James Holzhauer's 32 and Ken Jennings's 74) and was currently the ninth-largest winner in the show (and foruth largest winner in regular play, behind Madden, Holzhauer and Jennings). Collins was later invited in the 2014 Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions (held on November) where she finished third overall, winning an additional $50,000.|
|23||MyNetworkTV/Cozi TV affiliate WRDE-LD in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware announces that it will become a NBC affiliate in June, giving the Delmarva Peninsula market not only its first full-time NBC affiliate, but also its first network affiliate based in Delaware. The affiliation agreement (which also gives the Delmarva Peninsula in-market affiliates of all four major commercial networks) culminates an endeavor which began two years ago when WRDE-LD owner Bob Backman complained to NBCUniversal about the lack of local news coverage from the default NBC affiliates then serving the area. Concurrent with the move, WRDE-LD commissions the Independent News Network to produce 6 and 11 pm newscasts for the station. WRDE-LD's former affiliations with MyNetworkTV and Cozi TV move to a new shared DT2 subchannel with the change.|
|27||In the fallout of revelations of a leaked tape from TMZ in which Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made alleged racially offensive comments in front of his biracial mistress after she took Instagram photos of minorities that he asked her to remove, the team entered the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, for their fourth game in the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Golden State Warriors with their warmup shirts and jackets turned inside out as protest against Sterling during its telecast on ABC. The Clippers would lose to the Warriors 118-97. The following day, a number of major companies including Kia Motors (whose television spokesperson is Clippers player Blake Griffin), State Farm Insurance, and Virgin America, announced that they would no longer serve as sponsors for the Clippers, including their television broadcasts. On April 29, The NBA, upon confirming the taped conversations, announced that Sterling has been banned for life and fined $2.5 million. After that announcement was made, the 15 companies that withdrew their media sponsorship announced that it would either return or look at renewing its deal pending the outcome of the franchise's future that was outlined by NBA commissioner Adam Silver.|
|Charter Communications announces they will buy some of Comcast's divested assets, meaning customers affected will be switched from Comcast service to Charter.|
|1||Gray Television announces that it is purchasing six Fox-affiliated outlets in the Dakotas, with the acquisition of assets of KNDX/Bismarck and its satellite sisters KXND/Minot and two LPTVs from Prime Cities Broadcasting, Inc., which Gray will operate under a LMA, while at the same time closes on its purchase of KEVN-TV/Rapid City and satellite sister KIVV/Lead from Mission TV LLC.|
|2||MGM Television launches the general entertainment digital multicast network The Works, with stations owned or operated by Titan Broadcast Management as its charter affiliates. The network carries a mix of local and national news content, feature films from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer library, sports and comedy programming.|
|4||The Simpsons celebrates its 550th episode, and are transformed into Legos in the predominantly CG-animated episode "Brick Like Me".|
|7||NBC renews its broadcast rights to the Olympic Games in a $7.75 billion deal that will keep coverage of the winter and summer games on the network and its sister cable channels through 2032.|
|Gray Television announced that it is purchasing NBC affiliate KTVH/Helena from Intermountain West Communications Company. Gray also purchased Helena CW affiliate KMTF, which has long been operated by KTVH, through a failed station waiver. Gray will take over KTVH's operations through a local marketing agreement on June 1.|
|13||The studios of ABC affiliate WMAR-TV/Baltimore were evacuated after a man intentionally crashes a truck into the building's lobby. The Baltimore Police Department received a disturbance call before the crash regarding a man banging on the lobby door, trying to get into the building. The man was captured within the building by police just after 4:30 pm Eastern Time. No staffers inside the building were injured as a result of the incident. WMAR-TV ran an automated feed of ABC programming for five hours, before being taken off the air entirely late that afternoon until it established a satellite relay with Phoenix sister station KNXV-TV (both are owned by the E. W. Scripps Company) to restore its signal.|
|14||The Gannett Company will expand its broadcasting footprint in Texas when it purchases six television stations owned by the London Broadcasting Company – ABC affiliates KIII/Corpus Christi and KBMT/Beaumont, NBC affiliate KCEN-TV/Waco, CBS affiliate KYTX/Nacogdoches and Fox affiliates KXVA/Abilene and KIDY/San Angelo – for $215 million (the company had acquired ABC affiliates WFAA/Dallas and KVUE/Austin and CBS affiliates KHOU/Houston and KENS/San Antonio in 2013 as part of its acquisition with Belo). The deal gives Gannett its first Fox-affiliated stations with the acquisitions of KIDY and KXVA. As a result of its exemption from the deal, independent station KTXD-TV/Greenville and MeTV affiliate KCEB/Longview will become London's two remaining television properties.|
|16||Barbara Walters co-hosts The View for the final time, and is feted by ABC News that evening with a special two-hour career retrospective. Walters will remain with ABC as an occasional ABC News contributor as well as The View's executive producer. Walters has co-hosted the show since its debut in 1997.|
|Brad Rutter was crowned the winner of the Battle of the Decades on Jeopardy! by beating Ken Jennings and Roger Craig and winning $1,000,000 to become the biggest winner on Jeopardy!. To date, Rutter has won $4,455,102 on Jeopardy! and $100,000 more on Million Dollar Mind Game, making him the biggest game show winner in the history of American and international television.|
|18||AT&T announces its intention to merge with DirecTV in a $48.5 billion deal that was approved by the boards of both companies in separate meetings. The terms of the deal includes AT&T paying about $95 a share in stock and cash. It is expected that the deal, as with the planned merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, will face major scrutiny from federal regulators and media watchgroups.|
|The 2014 telecast of the Billboard Music Awards on ABC posted its biggest numbers in 13 years, being watched by 10.5 million viewers, topping the 2013 telecast by 700,000 viewers to make it the most watched BBMAs since its 1989 inaugural broadcast.|
|19||NBC tests out The Maya Rudolph Show, a special that is aimed to revive the variety/musical series format that has not been seen on American television since the short-lived Wayne Brady Show in 2001, which could serve as a possible limited-run series or a series of specials. This was the first attempt in nearly six years by NBC to bring this concept back to television (its last successful series in this genre, Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters, left the network's schedule in 1982), having struck out back in 2008 with Rosie Live. The special pulled in 7.23 million viewers in its 10 pm (ET/PT) timeslot, making it the third most watched program of the night.|
|20||Just three months after winning their gold medal in figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Meryl Davis is crowned the 18th season winner of Dancing with the Stars. Charlie White, her figure skating partner, was eliminated on the ninth week of the season, finishing in 5th place.|
|21||Caleb Johnson wins the 13th season of American Idol.|
|23||Disney Channel launches a new logo and imaging campaign, the cable network's first major change to its appearance in twelve years, which is designed to be used with already-existing promotional advertising.|
|28||The 2014 edition of the World Music Awards, which had been scheduled to air on NBC after being recorded the night before in Monte Carlo, is abruptly pre-empted prior to its broadcast, replaced by a rebroadcast of the eighth-season premiere of Last Comic Standing due to what the WMA organizing body calls "technical issues". It was later revealed that Sharon Stone had pulled out as host last-minute due to a payment dispute with organizers, while delays during the taping of the show meant it would not make broadcast, and as of June 4, NBC still had not received 'final cut' from the producers. The World Music Awards had not been held since 2010, when it was last aired in the U.S. on MyNetworkTV.|
|29||Due to the Federal Communications Commission's recent ban on joint sales agreements and citing the inability to find buyers for stations that it tried to sell in the two markets, Sinclair Broadcast Group announced a proposal to relinquish the licenses of the three ABC affiliates that it planned to acquire in its purchase of Allbritton Communications, WCIV/Charleston, South Carolina, WCFT-TV/Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and WJSU-TV/Anniston, Alabama (the latter two of which simulcast low-power station WBMA-LD) to the FCC, and move ABC programming to the company's existing MyNetworkTV-affiliated stations in those markets, WABM and WMMP, in order to expedite approval of the deal.|
|30||Crain's Chicago Business reports plans by Tribune Company CEO Peter Liguori to phase out broadcasts of local Chicago sporting events on WGN America by January 2015 as part of the network's transition to basic cable from a superstation feed of WGN-TV, which has regularly aired games involving the Bulls, Cubs and White Sox nationwide since uplinking to satellite in 1978.|
|6||The Nexstar Broadcasting Group announces it will sell three Fox-affiliated stations – KMSS-TV/Shreveport, Louisiana, KPEJ-TV/Midland, Texas, and KLJB/Davenport, Iowa – to the Marshall Broadcasting Group for $58.5 million. The minority-owned Marshall intends to fund the acquisitions through borrowings guaranteed by Nexstar (which had intended to acquire the stations through its 2013 purchases of the Communications Corporation of America, White Knight Broadcasting and Grant Broadcasting System II), and plans to launch news operations and provide sports and minority-oriented public affairs programming, with Nexstar providing sales and certain non-programming services.|
|8||Actor/comedian Tracy Morgan (formerly of Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock) is critically injured and hospitalized in an intensive care unit after a six-car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that injured three other people and killed comedian James McNair. Kevin Roper, the sleep deprived driver of the 18-wheel truck who caused the crash was charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. Morgan later sued the trucker's employer Walmart, claiming they "knew, or should have known" he was sleep deprived.|
|12||Coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup begins on ABC/ESPN (English-language), Univision (Spanish-language), and ESPN Deportes (Portuguese-language), running through July 12. It is the last FIFA championship event for those networks until at least 2023 (Fox Sports and Telemundo will begin an eight-year rights deal with FIFA in 2015).|
|A Wall Street Journal report reveals that Univision Communications has been in preliminary talks with CBS and Time Warner about a potential sale of the Spanish-language broadcaster. Univision's ownership, led by Saban Capital Group, are seeking at least $20 billion for the company.|
|13||Gray Television initiates a major shuffle of affiliations and stations in the wake of the new FCC rules disallowing joint sales agreements, in the states of Nebraska and North Dakota in the wake of the completion of its purchase of stations owned by Hoak Media. KHAS-TV, the NBC affiliate for central Nebraska, goes off the air at midnight, with their NBC affiliation and local programming moved to Gray's KSNB-TV. This in turn leads to its primary MyNetworkTV/MeTV affiliation being moved to their DT2 subchannel, while KHAS's Cozi TV and KSNB's Antenna TV subchannels are discontinued. In western and central North Dakota, the Fox affiliations previously held by KNDX/KXND in Bismarck and Minot are also moved to the DT2 subchannels of NBC affiliate KFYR-TV in Bismarck (and satellite stations KQCD/Dickinson, KMOT/Minot, and KUMV/Willison); along with the existing low-power repeaters KNDX-LD/Dickinson and KXND-LP/Williston, with the full-power KNDX and KXND signals also going off the air. The company later announces that it plans to move the CBS affiliation of KXJB-TV/Fargo to the DT2 sub channel of NBC affiliate KVLY and the ABC affiliations of KJCT/Grand Junction, Colorado, and KAQY/Monroe, Louisiana to Gray's other operations in the same markets (NBC affiliate KKCO and CBS affiliate KNOE, respectively) as DT2 subchannels. The silent stations will then be spin off to minority interests pending approval from the FCC, which under this arrangement would allow the stations to continue operating on the conditions that it would continue serving the markets independently (under minority, female and/or non-profit ownership) and not make any partnerships or sharing arrangements with other broadcasters.|
|16||Cartoon Network announces it will reboot The Powerpuff Girls. The show, which features Amanda Leighton, Kristen Li, and Natalie Palamides as the new voices of Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, respectively, would debut in April 2016.|
|18||Meredith Corporation announces it will purchase ABC affiliate WGGB/Springfield, Massachusetts, from Gormally Broadcasting, LLC. The deal will put WGGB under common ownership with Meredith's existing CBS affiliate in that market, low-powered WSHM-LD (FCC rules permit duopolies between full-power and low-power television stations regardless of the number of television stations in a given market), along with nearby Hartford, Connecticut, CBS affiliate WFSB (which simulcasts WSHM on one of their subchannels).|
|19||Netflix announces that it has signed Chelsea Handler to a deal that will allow the comedian to create specials and series with unfiltered content, including a relaunch of her talk show in 2016 (Her E! program Chelsea Lately ended on August 26).|
|22||The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Steve Harvey Show, and The Young and the Restless are among notable winners at the 41st Daytime Emmy Awards. Kathy Griffin hosts the ceremony, which is an online-only broadcast after several years on broadcast or cable TV.|
|ESPN's longest running news program, SportsCenter, debuts their new "Studio X", which is contained in the new Digital Center 2 facility on the ESPN campus in Bristol, Connecticut. A matching redone studio at their presence at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles debuts a day later. The new set also brings changes to the network's (as well as sister networks) BottomLine news ticker.|
|23||Sinclair Broadcast Group announces its intention to sell WHTM-TV, the ABC affiliate in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to Media General for $83.4 million. The company also announces the sale of the non-license assets of WTAT-TV, the Fox affiliate in Charleston, South Carolina, to that station's licensee Cunningham Broadcasting. The divestitures come as Sinclair continues to seek approval for its purchase of Allbritton Communications' television stations, which include WHTM.|
|24||Fox Television Stations announces it will acquire the San Francisco Bay Area duopoly of KTVU (Fox) and KICU-TV (Ind.) from Cox Media Group in a station swap. In return, Cox will receive Fox's O&O stations in Boston (WFXT) and Memphis (WHBQ-TV), which will remain Fox affiliates when the deal is complete.|
|25||In a 6–3 ruling favoring the American television networks, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that internet firm Aereo functions essentially like a cable system, and that its online streaming and storage of broadcasters' over-the-air signals without paying compulsory retransmission fees violates the public performance clause of the Copyright Act. The Justices indicate, however, that their ruling is not intended to discourage "the emergence or use of different kinds of technologies". The ruling leads to Aereo suspending its operations on June 28 and filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on November 21.|
|CBS's Big Brother becomes the last American prime-time network series to convert to a high-definition format, the end result of a massive three-year technical upgrade of the show's fixed and robotic cameras and post-production facilities at CBS Studio Center in Studio City.|
|26||The 40th Saturn Awards ceremony, honoring the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror television in 2013, is held in Burbank, California. Series winners included Hannibal, Breaking Bad, and The Walking Dead.|
|27||The debut of Girl Meets World pulls in a record setting 5.2 million viewers overall, making the Boy Meets World-sequeled spin-off the most watched program in the 30-year history of the Disney Channel, the most-viewed series ever on the Watch Disney Channel authenticated app, and the most downloaded Disney Channel series preview on iTunes.|
|30||The U.S. Supreme Court declined on taking up a case in which Minority Television Project, the owners of San Francisco independent educational station KMTP, challenged its FCC fine that was imposed on them in 2002 for airing messages from commercial sponsors, which the FCC claimed were from for-profit advertisers. MTP had sought to overturn a lower court rulings that upheld a 1981 law that restricts public stations from airing ads for commercial products or political candidates and asked the court to reconsider a 1969 Supreme Court decision that allowed the government to place some restrictions on broadcast content, arguing that the media landscape had changed so much in the last 45 years, as well as their claim of first amendment rights. This comes after a 2013 en banc panel of the 9th Circuit ruling which agreed that the government was on solid legal ground and that it had a vested interest in ensuring that public TV retained its non-commercial nature, as stations licensed as non-commercial or public are prohibited from airing ads but can allow underwriting and spots for non-profits. The decision not to take up the case means the ban on commercials on Public television will remain in place.|
|1||Ownership of PBS NewsHour is transferred from MacNeil/Lehrer Productions (jointly owned by Liberty Media and former NewsHour anchors Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer) to WETA-TV/Washington, D.C., who have long housed production of the program at its Arlington, Virginia studios. The transfer, approved by WETA's board of trustees on June 17, results in production of PBS NewsHour being taken over by NewsHour Productions, LLC, a wholly owned WETA subsidiary. The station acquires MacNeil/Lehrer Productions' archives, documentaries, and projects, though not the company's name. The program's weekend counterpart, PBS NewsHour Weekend, is not affected by the ownership transfer and continues to be produced in New York City by WNET.|
|2||News-Press & Gazette Company (owners of Yuma, Arizona Fox/ABC affiliate KECY-TV, and Telemundo low power station KESE-LP) have agreed to enter into a sharing agreement with Blackhawk Broadcasting, owners of NBC affiliate KYMA-DT, and CBS affiliate KSWT. The deal gives NPG operational control of all of the Big four television network affiliates in the Yuma market.|
|7||The A+E Networks-owned Biography Channel relaunches as the lifestyle-oriented FYI.|
|8||The Pentagon Channel rebrands as DoD News Channel.|
|11||NBC affiliate WTOV-TV in Steubenville, Ohio announces that its DT2 subchannel would join Fox on September 1, replacing WTRF-DT2. Fox subsequently issues a statement citing WTOV-TV's stronger over-the-air signal as the reason they chose to switch stations. Upon the switch, WTOV-DT2's former affiliation with MeTV moves to a new third digital subchannel, while WTRF-DT2's secondary affiliation with MyNetworkTV becomes its primary affiliation.|
|13||Turner Sports broadcasts its final NASCAR race on TNT after 32 years, the Camping World RV Sales 301. Turner Sports had carried NASCAR races on TBS from 1983 until moving them to TNT in 2001.|
|19||A deputy judge on Britain's High Court of Justice rules that Fox Television Studios must find a new title for its US series Glee in the United Kingdom, ruling that Fox had infringed on the UK trademark for "Glee" held by Comic Enterprises, owners of The Glee Club chain of comedy clubs. Fox, claiming that a change in the show's name "would adversely affect fans’ enjoyment of Glee in the UK," has filed an appeal of the ruling.|
|24||Gray Television announces it will acquire SJL Broadcasting's ABC affiliates in the Flint/Tri-Cities (WJRT-TV) and Toledo (WTVG) markets in a $128 million deal. SJL had owned the stations since 2010, when they reacquired them from ABC in a $30 million deal (ABC bought them from SJL for $120 million in 1995 as a backstop to ward off a possible CBS affiliation on WXYZ-TV/Detroit before a long-term affiliation deal with E. W. Scripps Company was made during the 1994 affiliation shifts).|
|The Federal Communications Commission approves the sale of Allbritton Communications to Sinclair Broadcast Group after nearly a year of consideration, which includes the license turnovers in Birmingham and Charleston, South Carolina proposed on May 29 and the sale of ABC affiliate WHTM-TV/Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, but the Commission warns extra scrutiny would come involving Sinclair and their ties to Cunningham Broadcasting in the Charleston area.|
|Lifetime announces that it has canceled plans to air the reality television series Good Grief, which would have followed the owners of the Johnson Family Mortuary in Fort Worth, Texas. The program's scrapping came in the wake of the July 15 discovery of 8 unattended or decomposing bodies at the funeral home, which led to the arrests of owner Dondre Johnson and his wife Rachel Hardy-Johnson. (The funeral home's landlord, who was executing an eviction process, discovered the bodies and alerted authorities.) The funeral home itself has been the subject of an investigation by The Texas Funeral Services Commission and has been scrutinized by critics and the local media about their practices and boastful promoting of the series prior to their arrest.|
|After three episodes leaked online in June via the website of their Mexican sister network and it was rushed to premiere unexpectedly to lower ratings than expected because of lack of promotion, Nickelodeon announces the remaining five episodes of the third season of The Legend of Korra will air only online through various video providers.|
|25||News Corporation informs radio broadcasting company Entercom that it is pulling all of its advertising and promotional tie-ins involving its broadcast/cable outlets and 20th Century Fox film/TV studios from all Entercom stations nationwide. The move came in the wake of sexist comments and a similarly toned apology by Kirk Minihane, a co-host of the Dennis and Callahan show on Entercom-owned Boston sports station WEEI-FM. Minihane's comments regarded Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews' interview with St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright during Fox's broadcast of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game on July 15. Minihane's comments lead to his one-week suspension by WEEI, a move that appeases Fox enough to restore its ad buys with Entercom on July 30. (Dennis and Callahan is also partially simulcast on television by NESN, who in an unrelated move announced on July 24 it would discontinue it in September.)|
|28||Post-Newsweek Stations, which owns or operates TV stations in six markets (among them WDIV/Detroit and KPRC-TV/Houston), is rechristened Graham Media Group. Graham Media is the TV division of Graham Holdings Company, which had changed its own name from The Washington Post Company after its sale of Newsweek and The Washington Post.|
|Just eight days after he was profiled on CNN's The Hunt With John Walsh, Charles Modzir, a child molester and pornographer who had been on the run since June 25, 2012, when he failed to show up at the San Diego County Courthouse in California for his sentencing in which he was convicted of molesting the son of a family friend while he was baby sitting, is shot and killed in a shoot out with police and U.S. Marshals in New York City's Greenwich Village.|
|29||Another set of controversial comments involving sports and the media's handling of the story takes center stage, as ESPN suspends Stephen A. Smith, the host of ESPN2's First Take, for one week after he made remarks on July 25 about domestic violence pertaining to the NFL’s questionable action regarding Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who received a two-game suspension after he was arrested on charges of domestic and physical abuse, in which Smith suggested that Rice's fiancé might also be responsible for provoking the action that lead to the incident.|
|30||Comcast shuts down Fearnet and moves its programming to Chiller and Syfy.|
|The E. W. Scripps Company and Journal Communications announce that the two companies will merge to form a broadcast group under the E. W. Scripps Company name, which will be based in Scripps' headquarters city of Cincinnati and own 34 television stations in 24 markets and 35 radio stations in eight markets (putting the company in 27 markets overall), along with retaining the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The two companies' newspaper assets will then be spun-off as a separate company based in Journal's Milwaukee facilities under the Journal Media Group name. The transaction is slated to be completed in 2015, pending shareholder and regulatory approvals. On August 20, Scripps announced that it will spin off one of the Boise properties (either ABC affiliate KIVI or FOX affiliate KNIN) as part of a divesture plan.|
|3||Just 22 days after he was profiled on CNN's The Hunt With John Walsh, a hiker discovered the remains of Shane Miller, a convicted felon who was the subject of a manhunt after he murdered his wife and two daughters on May 7, 2013. Miller's body was found outside a creek near Petrolia, California, where he last seen after evading authorities. Miller was the first person to be profiled on The Hunt and its second to have met with a deadly conclusion following Charles Modzir's death in a shoot out with law enforcement on July 28.|
|4||Nexstar Broadcasting Group announces that it would sell CBS affiliate WEVV-TV/Evansville, Indiana, to Bayou City Broadcasting for $18.6 million. The deal brings Nexstar's planned acquisition of WEVV's current owners, Communications Corporation of America, whose sale has been held up for more than a year due to ownership conflicts with Nexstar-owned/managed stations in certain markets where ComCorp also owned or operated stations, in compliance with Department of Justice requirements for approval of the deal. The deal marks a return to station ownership for the minority-owned Bayou City, which had sold its seven television stations to the London Broadcasting Company (most of which have since been sold to the Gannett Company) in September 2012.|
|5||Gannett Company announces plans to split its newspaper/publishing and broadcast/digital operations into two separate companies.|
|11||As part of renewal deals for its four existing CBS affiliates, Tribune Broadcasting signs a deal with CBS to have WTTV become the network's Indianapolis affiliate. The move to WTTV, effective New Year's Day 2015, will end CBS' 58-year relationship with WISH-TV, and is reportedly the result of disagreements between CBS and the LIN Media-owned WISH over the network's demands for reverse compensation of retransmission consent from its affiliates. Though WISH initially intended to become an independent station, it would announce on December 22 that it would take over WTTV's CW affiliation (The CW initially would have moved to WTTV's secondary subchannel).|
|Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy make their final appearances as co-hosts of The View. both women had announced in June their intentions to leave the ABC daytime talk show (Shepherd after seven seasons, McCarthy after one).|
|14||SEC Network makes its debut. The ESPN-owned cable/satellite network features live game broadcasts and related coverage of the Southeastern Conference and its member schools.|
|The RTDNA, an organization that represents news journalists and reporters, sends a letter to the Chief of Police in Ferguson, Missouri, condemning its treatment of reporters in its handling of gathering coverage related to the Shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager suspected of robbing a convenience store, by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson police officer, on August 9, leading to riots which have seen police officers harassing, abusing, and arresting reporters and cameramen while they were covering the riots and protests that accelerated since the shooting. Five days later on August 19, SAG-AFTRA (whose members also include media journalists), along with President Obama, joins the RTDNA in condemning the actions of the local law enforcement agencies as more members of the press are detained or arrested. Three days later on August 22, Dan Page, a St. Louis County Police officer, was suspended by the department after pushing CNN reporter Don Lemon while Lemon was reporting live in front of a protest on August 18. Lemon later found a video about Page that was posted in April on YouTube featuring him expressing his anti-Semitic and anti-government views, which were added to the list of suspensions by the department. Page would resign from his job August 29.|
|15||Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore files a lawsuit against Al Jazeera Media Network, accusing the Middle Eastern broadcaster of fraud and citing the refusal to turn over "tens of millions of dollars" remaining in an escrow account and still owed to the selling shareholders of Current TV. The network was acquired by Al Jazeera (from an ownership group headed by Gore) in January 2013 and relaunched as Al Jazeera America that summer.|
|18||Digital multicast networks Escape and Grit simultaneously debut. The networks, owned by Katz Broadcasting (whose owner, Jonathan Katz, is co-founder and COO of Bounce TV), feature programming targeted towards different demographic audiences (Escape towards women, Grit towards men).|
|20||As part of their merger, Media General and LIN Media announce a series of deals necessary to resolve ownership conflicts in the five markets in which both companies own stations. WJAR (NBC) in Providence, Rhode Island, WLUK-TV (Fox) and WCWF (CW) in Green Bay, and WTGS (Fox) in Savannah, Georgia, will be swapped to Sinclair Broadcast Group for KXRM-TV (Fox) and KXTU-LD (CW) in Colorado Springs and WTTA (MyNetworkTV) in Tampa. Hearst Television will acquire WVTM-TV (NBC) in Birmingham, Alabama, and WJCL (ABC) in Savannah, while Meredith Corporation will purchase WALA-TV (Fox) in Mobile, Alabama.|
|21||Starting at 10 am (ET) with the inaugural episode, FXX begins airing in chronological order every episode of The Simpsons from its first 25 seasons (552 in all) plus the 2007 motion picture The Simpsons Movie in what is a record-breaking marathon, running through 11:59 pm ET on September 1. The marathon marks FX Networks' November 2013 acquisition of cable syndication and on-demand rights to all Simpsons episodes (an estimated $750 million deal). The show became a regular part of FXX's lineup after the marathon concluded.|
|25||Modern Family and Breaking Bad are among the top winners at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Seth Meyers emcees the event (airing on NBC), which takes place on a Monday for the first time since 1976 (to avoid conflicts with NBC's Sunday Night Football and MTV's Video Music Awards on the 24th).|
|26||While taping a segment, Bryce Dion, a sound technician for Cops is accidentally killed by a police officer during a shootout at a Wendy's restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska, involving a robbery suspect (who was also killed). In his honor, the show aired an hour-long "best of" episode featuring Dion's work on its September 20 episode.|
|27||Diane Sawyer anchors her last edition of ABC World News, moving to reporting projects for the network. As of September 1, her duties are split between 20/20 co-anchor and World News weekend anchor David Muir, who succeeds Sawyer as weeknight anchor and managing editor, and Good Morning America and This Week host George Stephanopoulos, who assumes the lead anchor role on all special reports and breaking news coverage.|
|30||The American Sports Network commences programming. The Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned syndicator features telecasts of the Big South Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Conference USA, Patriot League and Southern Conference |
|1||PBS' Sesame Street launches a 30-minute afternoon version of the show, designed to accommodate online and mobile viewing. The condensed version eschews long-form segments of Sesame Street's hour-long morning episodes, which remain on the air.|
|3||Sinclair Broadcast Group announces the $120 million purchase of Las Vegas television station, KSNV-DT (NBC), from Intermountain West Communications Company. Since Sinclair already owns two stations in Las Vegas, KVMY (MyNetworkTV) and KVCW (The CW), it will sell the license of one of the stations and move that station's programming to the remaining two stations. A caveat of KSNV's deal is the setting aside of 80–85% of sale proceeds towards the formation of a foundation to support students and educators in southern Nevada, as dictated by the trust of IWCC's longtime owner, the late Jim Rogers.|
|7||Two Cox Media Group stations in Jacksonville, Florida, undergo call sign changes: Fox affiliate WAWS becomes WFOX-TV, while CBS station WTEV-TV becomes WJAX-TV.|
|NBC News political director Chuck Todd takes over as new host of Meet the Press, succeeding David Gregory.|
|CBS' The NFL Today unveils a revamped analyst panel, featuring new additions Tony Gonzalez and Bart Scott. They succeed Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe, who were dropped from the show in February.|
|11||The first Thursday Night Football game produced by CBS Sports in partnership with the NFL Network airs, with the Pittsburgh Steelers taking on the Baltimore Ravens. Changes to game coverage are made in the wake of a domestic violence controversy involving Ravens player Ray Rice, including the removal of Rihanna's "Run This Town" from the opening segment. The song is later pulled from future broadcasts after the singer complains via Twitter that almost resulted in CBS deciding to edit out her vocals from the song because of her tweets just moments before dropping the song altogether. Rihanna's record label Roc Nation later stated it was their decision to pull the song, claiming CBS used it without permission.|
|13||The Xploration Station block, which features programs exploring the STEM fields of science and technology, launches on Fox. The block, which is produced by Steve Rotfeld Productions, broadcasts in the same Saturday morning time slot that is held by the Weekend Marketplace infomercial block (though some Fox affiliates have chosen to continue running Marketplace instead of Xploration).|
|15||ABC's The View starts its 18th season by unveiling a new host panel, with incumbent Whoopi Goldberg being joined by returnee Rosie O'Donnell and new hosts Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace.|
|WBIN-TV/Derry, New Hampshire, debuts a weeknight 90-minute early evening news block at 5 pm and a nightly 10 pm newscast under the NH1 News branding, based out of a newsroom in Concord and news bureaus in Nashua, Derry, Portsmouth, Laconia, and Lebanon (the station's non-news operations remain at the Derry facility). The new news operation competes against the longer-established WMUR-TV.|
|Fifty-one years after her last late-night talk show appearance on The Tonight Show, Barbra Streisand returns to NBC Studio 6B and Tonight to promote her new album Partners.|
|16||Heartland Media announces its planned purchase of WTVA, the NBC (and, through a subchannel, ABC) affiliate in Tupelo, Mississippi, from the Spain family-controlled WTVA, Inc. The family has owned the station for 57 years. Heartland will also inherit the agreements through which WTVA operates separately owned Fox affiliate WLOV-TV; separately, on October 7, Coastal Television Broadcasting Company announces that it will buy WLOV from Tupelo Broadcasting, Inc.|
|17||In NBC, magician Mat Franco was announced the winner of the ninth instalment of America's Got Talent, making him the first magician act to win.|
|Takoma Park Middle School teacher Sarah Manchester become the third $1,000,000 winner in the third episode of the 32nd season of the long-running game show Wheel of Fortune. Her winnings of $1,017,490 made her the third largest single-day winner in the show history. The episode total of $1,042,590 also surpasses the former all-time one-day total ($1,034,930) which previously held on the October 14, 2008's episode.|
|21||While presenting a report on a ballot measure campaign to legalize the recreational use of cannabis in Alaska, KTVA/Anchorage reporter Charlo Green reveals that she is owner of a medicinal cannabis club promoting the issue, and announces on-air that she is quitting her job at KTVA to devote her energies to the campaign (using an F-bomb in the process).|
|22||Let's Make a Deal begins the sixth season of its current incarnation in a high-definition format, making the CBS game show the last regularly scheduled broadcast network program to complete the transition from standard definition to HD.|
|23||Tribune Media confirms it received notice from Fox that the network would terminate its affiliation agreement with Tribune's KCPQ/Seattle. Fox has been actively pursuing station acquisitions in markets with teams in the NFL's National Conference, for which Fox has broadcast rights (Seattle, home to the Seahawks, is such a market), and on October 3 files documents to purchase ShopHQ station KBCB, which serves Seattle but is licensed to Bellingham and is closer to the Canadian cities of Vancouver and Victoria. Fox and Tribune make peace by October 17, when the two announce a new affiliation deal for KCPQ that runs through July 2018 and increases reverse compensation payments to Fox.|
|24||With the season 16 premiere of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NBC's Law & Order franchise marks its 25th anniversary. (SVU is a spinoff of the original Law & Order series.) |
|27||Chris Pratt and Ariana Grande are host and musical guest as Saturday Night Live begins its 40th season. The episode marks two significant changes at SNL: former castmember Darrell Hammond succeeds the late Don Pardo (the show's announcer since its premiere in 1975), and Michael Che succeeds Cecily Strong as Weekend Update co-anchor alongside Colin Jost.|
|28||The Griffin family travels to Springfield and meets the titular family of The Simpsons on Family Guy's 13th-season premiere.|
|29||Hallmark Movie Channel rebrands as Hallmark Movies & Mysteries with the addition of original movies of the mystery genre.|
|Heroes & Icons makes its debut. The Weigel Broadcasting-owned digital network primarily features reruns of classic police, action, and adventure series.|
|30||One week after ending production on two of its local shows and reportedly laying off most of its staff, Family Broadcasting Group announces it will sell KSBI/Oklahoma City to Griffin Communications. The sale, which is completed by December, creates a duopoly between the MyNetworkTV-affiliated KSBI and Griffin's CBS affiliate KWTV-DT.|
|The FCC unanimously votes to end federal enforcement of the policy that has allowed the National Football League to blackout local telecasts of any game should it fail to sell out within 72 hours of kickoff.|
|1||DirecTV extends its exclusive contract with the NFL for out of market sports package NFL Sunday Ticket for eight more seasons, a deal worth $1.5 billion per year.|
|ESPN Classic begins a phaseout of its linear channel as it transitions to a video-on-demand service. Dish Network is the first provider to drop the linear ESPN Classic as part of the transition.|
|4||Litton Entertainment's One Magnificent Morning E/I block commences on The CW, giving Litton control of three of the five major Saturday morning children's lineups (Litton also manages ABC's Weekend Adventure and CBS' Dream Team). The change occurs one week after the end of the Vortexx block of animated shows on The CW (which was managed by Saban Brands under a time lease). It also means that all five major broadcast networks feature Saturday morning children's blocks that are exclusively E/I.|
|6||The National Basketball Association announces a new broadcast deal, reportedly worth over $2.5 billion per year, that allows games to remain on ESPN/ABC and TNT through the 2024–25 season.|
|WNBJ-LD in Jackson, Tennessee begins airing on Dish Network as a NBC affiliate, giving the Jackson market its first NBC affiliate. An earlier plan to bring an NBC affiliate to the area by New Moon Communications had fallen through when the license for WZMC-LP was cancelled in July 2013. WNBJ-LD's channel 39 transmitter signed-on in November (with cable carriage following soon after), and DirecTV added WNBJ-LD to its local packages shortly after the new year. The sign-on gives the Jackson area in-market affiliates of all four major commercial broadcast networks for the first time.|
|7–8||In light of child molestation allegations against Stephen Collins, who played Rev. Eric Camden in the long-running WB/CW series 7th Heaven, the family-friendly cable network Up pulls repeats of the Paramount Television series from their schedule, with a return depending on viewer feedback and further events. In turn, TVGN, which shares the rights with Up (and is partially owned by CBS Corporation) also pulls their repeats. Collins also saw his recurring role as news anchor Reed Wallace cut from already-filmed future episodes of Scandal the next day.|
|13||Hub Network rebrands as Discovery Family, the result of Discovery Communications gaining a 60% ownership in the network after equally owning the network with Hasbro, who retains the remaining 40%. The change also sees Discovery program the network's primetime schedule, with Hasbro programming children's content in the daytime.|
|The Federal Communications Commission delays a planned digital transition for low-power television stations still operating in analog originally scheduled to occur on September 1, 2015. The delay of the transition – which will require analog LPTV stations to flash-cut to digital or cease operations – was decided upon to address issues surrounding the incentive spectrum auction planned for 2016 including how to protect new and existing low-power and translator stations that would be displaced by the auction and concurrent channel repacking (with these stations being allowed to share a common RF channel), and whether to allow digital LPTV stations to operate "Franken-FMs" (broadcast stations operating on analog VHF channel 6 for the purpose of transmitting audio programming receivable on FM radios on the 87.7 frequency).|
|15||Citadel Communications combines its two TV properties in Sarasota, Florida, over-the-air station WLWN-LD and cable news channel Suncoast News Network, into a single station under the WSNN-LD call sign. The combined station features SNN-produced content and inherits WLWN's over-the-air channel (39) and SNN's cable carriage.|
|16||CBS launches a new pay on-demand service called CBS All Access, which allows streaming of live CBS programming content (except for NFL Football telecasts), current shows, its library of classic series, and local streaming of its owned & operated stations and affiliates.|
|21||CNN, HLN, Cartoon Network, and Boomerang are among several Turner Broadcasting networks pulled from Dish Network at 2 am (EDT), the result of an unresolved carriage dispute. (Turner flagships TBS and TNT are not part of the disagreement and remain on Dish.) Both sides announce a mutual agreement to restore the channels on November 21.|
|23||Nexstar Broadcasting Group announces it will buy KASW/Phoenix from SagamoreHill Broadcasting in a $68 million deal. The sale of the CW-affiliated KASW fulfills a divestiture promise made by Meredith Corporation, which has operated KASW for SagamoreHill since acquiring the station and KTVK in its 2013 purchase of divestitures made by Sander Media on behalf of Gannett, after the latter's buyout of Belo. Meredith also owns KPHO in the market.|
|AMC Networks announces it has acquired a 49.9% stake of and operational control in BBC America, with the international arm of the channel's namesake retaining the remaining 50.1%.|
|24||Despite a new season already filmed and ready to air, TLC announces it has canceled reality series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. The cancellation comes one day after TMZ reports that "Mama June" Shannon, mother of title character and former child beauty pageant participant Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, was dating a registered sex offender who had served a prison sentence in Georgia for child molestation (a relationship Shannon denies), and that a victim of the offender, who was 8 years old at the time of the incident, is a relative of Shannon's.|
|26||For the first time in its history, the National Football League airs games in four scheduled-in-advance Sunday television windows, by virtue of Fox's airing of the Atlanta Falcons-Detroit Lions game played in London, England (the game starts at 9:30 am EDT, or 1:30 pm in London).|
|27||TruTV unveils a new program revamp, turning its emphasis from reality and true crime programming towards unscripted comedic programming (complete with a new slogan, "Way more fun").|
|4||Nexstar Broadcasting Group acquires CW affiliate KCWI/Des Moines from Pappas Telecasting Companies. The purchase, pending FCC approval, will create a duopoly with ABC affiliate WOI-TV (which Nexstar had purchased from Citadel Communications in 2013). KCWI's current sister station, This TV/MyNetworkTV affiliate KDMI, will remain under Pappas ownership.|
|5||Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, while entertaining his in-studio audience, beams himself to the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville as a hologram, where he interviews award winner Kacey Musgraves. Later, the country music act Florida Georgia Line performs on stage in Nashville, while simultaneously being shown as holograms in Hollywood.|
|12–14||NBC personality Al Roker sets a Guinness-verified world record for the longest continuous live weather broadcast. His 34-hour marathon, which aired mainly online and concluded on Today on the 14th, surpasses by one hour the mark Norwegian weathercaster Eli Kari Gjengedal set in September.|
|17||After its purchase from chapter 11 bankruptcy by DirecTV Sports Networks and AT&T, Comcast SportsNet Houston relaunches as Root Sports Southwest and is added to DirecTV and AT&T U-verse for the first time.|
|17–21||The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, which rarely has live music, features a full week of Metallica performances. In the same week, U2 had to cancel a five-day stint of guest spots on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon after front man Bono broke his arm in a bicycling accident in Central Park on the 16th which required surgery.|
|19||NBC drops its plans for a new sitcom starring Bill Cosby. The move is part of the fallout from claims of rape and sexual abuse against Cosby, first highlighted in an October 17 performance by comedian Hannibal Buress and revealed by several women since, including Janice Dickinson in a November 18 interview with Entertainment Tonight. (Cosby's representatives have denied the allegations, while Cosby himself, who has not been officially charged with any crime, has been non-committal.) NBC is only one of several outlets to distance itself from Cosby in wake of the allegations: Netflix would pull a special honoring Cosby's 77th birthday scheduled for the week of Thanksgiving, the same week TV Land was to have aired a marathon of The Cosby Show (which the network dropped completely from its schedule); a guest spot by Cosby on Late Show with David Letterman for this date was previously cancelled.|
|20||President Barack Obama delivers an early prime time (8 pm ET) address on immigration reform. Though it concerns a controversial topic, the four major broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC) decline to air the speech, although several East Coast affiliates (notably NBC's O&O flagship in New York) bypass their networks' decision and present it to their viewers. (In contrast, most major Spanish language networks including Univision, MundoFox and Telemundo give full carriage to the speech, as does PBS and the major networks' West Coast affiliates as part of their evening newscasts.)|
|21||Nexstar Broadcasting Group announces its intention to purchase CBS affiliate KLAS-TV/Las Vegas from Landmark Media Enterprises for $145 million; it is the last remaining television station in Landmark's portfolio.|
|24||Radio broadcaster Cumulus Media extends its Nash FM country music brand and platform to cable through a partnership with Music Choice, featuring video-on-demand and original TV content in addition to radio simulcasts.|
|25||Alfonso Ribeiro is crowned the winner in the 19th season of Dancing With The Stars.|
|5||CBS Corporation pulls 29 television stations it owns in 18 markets and its cable networks nationally from Dish Network in a retransmission dispute. The channels return to Dish the next morning after the two sides reach a new carriage deal, which also covers streaming rights and disabling of Dish's ad-skipping Hopper system for seven days after a program's original broadcast.|
|7||Discovery Channel airs the two-hour special Eaten Alive, in which wildlife expert Paul Rosalie voluntarily dons a special suit in order to be swallowed whole by an anaconda. Despite the title, Rosalie is not eaten alive, as he asks his team to abort the stunt after the snake begins to crush Rosalie's arm and its mouth only reaches his head.|
|9||The 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is broadcast on CBS. 9.29 million people tune in.|
|17||KCEN/Waco morning meteorologist Patrick Crawford is shot and seriously wounded by an unknown man in an incident in the NBC affiliate's parking lot. Crawford recovers and returns to the air on January 19, 2015.|
|18||The final episode of The Colbert Report airs on Comedy Central, after nine years. Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as Late Show host in 2015.|
|19||After 14 years, BET's 106 & Park airs its final daily broadcast on the network. The show will move full-time to BET's website in 2015, though occasional event specials will continue to air on TV.|
|Jay Leno is the guest as Craig Ferguson ends his 10-year run as host of The Late Late Show. The episode's centerpieces include a star-studded performance of Scottish band Dead Man Fall's song "Bang Your Drum", an end-of-show revelation that the show's pantomime horse Secretariat was played by Bob Newhart, and a Newhart-style "dream sequence" suggesting that the whole series was a nightmare had by Ferguson's former Drew Carey Show character Nigel Wick, with an overweight Carey in bed next to him. Ferguson's fellow Brit James Corden will take over as Late Late Show host in March 2015, with guest hosts filling the interim.|
|21||21st Century Fox pulls Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network from Dish Network's channel lineup in a carriage dispute. Dish claims excessive rate increases, including those for unrelated programming contracts with other Fox networks, for the removal of the channels. Fox would counter with an ad campaign claiming censorship of news on Dish's part. Both channels return to Dish on January 15, 2015, after a new agreement is reached that increases Fox News' per-subscriber fee and moves Fox Business to the same programming tier as its sister network.|
|Candy Crowley hosts CNN's State of the Union for the final time, ending her 4-year run as the show's host and her 27-year tenure as a reporter and political correspondent for the network.|
|23||DirecTV and The Walt Disney Company sign a new carriage agreement that will allow the satcaster to provide the TV Everywhere feeds of members of the Disney Channel, ESPN and ABC families, sports packages ESPN3, ESPN Buzzer Beater and ESPN Goal Line, and the cable channels Fusion and Longhorn Network. The deal also includes ABC's owned and operated stations in eight markets.|
|31||The NBCUniversal cable channel G4 discontinues operations, and departs from cable systems. The network ends with a sign-off featuring a continually shrinking game of Pong fading to black with an analog television turn-off effect.|
This section needs additional citations for verification. (October 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
These shows premiered throughout 2014.
Made-for-TV movies, television specials, and miniseriesEdit
|January 1||House of Secrets||Lifetime Movie Network|||
|January 2||The Assets||ABC|||
|January 9||The Spoils of Babylon||IFC|||
|January 17||Cloud 9||Disney Channel|||
|January 18||Flowers in the Attic||Lifetime|||
|June in January||Hallmark Channel|||
|My Gal Sunday||Hallmark Movie Channel|||
|January 20||Klondike||Discovery Channel|||
|January 25||Lizzie Borden Took An Ax||Lifetime|||
|January 29||Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond||BBC America|||
|February 1||The Gabby Douglas Story||Lifetime|||
|March 8||The Trip to Bountiful|||
|A Ring by Spring||Hallmark Channel|||
|March 15||The Grim Sleeper||Lifetime|||
|April 5||Lucky in Love||Hallmark Channel|||
|April 19||A Lesson in Romance|||
|April 20||In My Dreams||ABC|||
|May 5||24: Live Another Day||Fox|||
|May 10||Mom's Day Away||Hallmark Channel|||
|May 25||The Normal Heart||HBO|||
|May 26||Petals on the Wind||Lifetime|||
|May 29||The Sixties||CNN|||
|June 17||I Love the 2000s||VH1|||
|June 27||Zapped||Disney Channel|||
|July 31||The Honourable Woman||SundanceTV|||
|Sharknado 2: The Second One||Syfy|||
|August 2||A Fairly Odd Summer||Nickelodeon|
|August 15||How to Build a Better Boy||Disney Channel|||
|October 25||The Good Witch's Wonder||Hallmark Channel|||
|November 1||One Starry Christmas|||
|November 3||Over the Garden Wall||Cartoon Network|
|November 8||The Nine Lives of Christmas||Hallmark Channel|||
|November 9||A Cookie Cutter Christmas|||
|Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B||Lifetime|||
|November 22||Hello Ladies: The Movie||HBO|||
|A Royal Christmas||Hallmark Channel|||
|November 29||Christmas Under Wraps|||
|November 30||A Christmas Mystery||ION Television|||
|December 2||Toy Story That Time Forgot||ABC|||
|December 4||Peter Pan Live!||NBC|||
|December 6||Debbie Macomber Mr. Miracle||Hallmark Channel|||
|December 7||Christmas at Cartwright's|||
|Merry Ex-Mas||ION Television|||
|December 13||A Christmas Kiss II|||
|Best Christmas Party Ever||Hallmark Channel|||
|December 14||The Christmas Parade|||
|A Perfect Christmas List||ION Television|||
|Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years||ABC|||
|December 20||Back to Christmas||ION Television|||
|December 29||Confessions of the Boston Strangler||Investigation Discovery|||
Programs changing networksEdit
The following shows aired new episodes on a different network than previous first-run episodes.
|Show||Moved from||Moved to||Source|
|The Legend of Korra||Nickelodeon||Nick.com|
|Star Wars: The Clone Wars||Cartoon Network||Netflix|
|Trailer Park Boys||Showcase|
|Ripper Street||BBC||Amazon Video|
|Candid Camera||PAX||TV Land|
|Blue||YouTube||Hulu / Fox.com|||
|Those Who Kill||A&E||LMN|||
|Giuliana & Bill||Style||E!|||
|The Tim Feriss Experiment||HLN||TruTV|||
|Gravity Falls||Disney Channel||Disney XD|||
|Wander Over Yonder|||
|Hallmark Hall of Fame||ABC||Hallmark Channel|||
|Thursday Night Football||NFL Network||CBS & NFL Network|||
|Dragon Ball Z Kai||Nicktoons & Toonzai||Adult Swim|
|Dive Olly Dive!||PBS Kids Sprout||Qubo|
Returning this yearEdit
The following returned with new episodes after a previous cancellation or ended run:
|Show||Last aired||Previous channel||New/returning/same channel||Returning||Source|
|Inside Politics||2005||CNN||Same||February 2|||
|Last Comic Standing||NBC||May 22|||
|NY Med||2012||ABC||June 26|||
|Masters of Illusion||2009||MyNetworkTV||The CW|||
|The Killing||2013||AMC||Netflix||August 1|||
|Candid Camera||2004||Ion Television|||
|The Comeback||2005||HBO||Same||November 9|||
|Hello Ladies||2013||November 22|||
|Show||Network||Episode #||Episode title||Episode air date||Source|
|Parks and Recreation||NBC||100th||"Second Chunce"||January 9|||
|American Masters||PBS||200th||Salinger||January 21|||
|The Vampire Diaries||The CW||100th||"500 Years of Solitude"||January 23|||
|Adventure Time||Cartoon Network||150th||"Rattleballs"||January 27|
|How I Met Your Mother||CBS||200th||"How Your Mother Met Me"|||
|Criminal Minds||"200"||February 5|||
|General Hospital||ABC||13,000th||N/A||February 24|||
|Jimmy Kimmel Live!||2,000th|||
|NCIS||CBS||250th||"Dressed to Kill"||March 4|||
|The Price Is Right||CBS||8,000th||"The Price Is Right 8000"||April 7|||
|Wheel of Fortune||First-run syndication||6,000th||College Week||April 11|||
|The Simpsons||Fox||550th||"Brick Like Me"||May 4|
|Regular Show||Cartoon Network||150th||"Play Date"||June 5|
|24||Fox||200th||"Day 9: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM"||June 16|||
|Pretty Little Liars||ABC Family||100th||"Miss Me x 100"||July 8|||
|Hot in Cleveland||TV Land||"Win Win"||August 27|||
|19 Kids and Counting||TLC||200th||"All About Jill"||October 21|||
|Ridiculousness||MTV||100th||"100th Episode Special"||October 23|||
|The Amazing World of Gumball||Cartoon Network||"The Man"||October 30|
|Hawaii Five-0||CBS||"Ina Paha (If Perhaps)"||November 7|||
|Supernatural||The CW||200th||"Fan Fiction"||November 11|||
|Shark Tank||ABC||100th||N/A||November 14|||
|Hell's Kitchen||Fox||200th||"5 Chefs Compete"||December 10|
|Bones||"The 200th in the 10th"||December 11|||
|Anger Management||FX||100th||"Charlie & The 100th Episode"||December 22|||
A list of programs (current or canceled) that have accumulated enough episodes (between 65 and 100) or seasons (3 or more) to be eligible for off-network syndication and/or basic cable runs.
|Hot In Cleveland||5||Yes|||
|The Good Wife|||
|Mike & Molly|||
Ending this yearEdit
|January/February||Bowling Green, Kentucky||WCZU-LD||39.1
|Soul of the South Network/MyNetworkTV |
|September 1||Wheeling, West Virginia/Steubenville, Ohio||WTOV-DT3||9.3||MeTV
(Moved from 9.2, which now carries Fox programming)
|October 2||Jackson, Tennessee||WNBJ-LD||39.1||NBC|||
Changes of network affiliationEdit
The following is a list of television stations that have made noteworthy network affiliation changes in 2014.
|Date||Market||Station||Channel||Prior affiliation||New affiliation||Source|
|January 1||Madison, Wisconsin||WMTV||15.2||The Local AccuWeather Channel||WeatherNation TV|||
|Phoenix, Arizona||KNXV-TV||Live Well Network||Antenna TV|||
|Salt Lake City, Utah||KSL-TV||5.2||Cozi TV|||
|February 10||East St. Louis, Illinois/St. Louis||WRBU||46.1||MyNetworkTV||Ion Television|||
|Columbia, South Carolina||WZRB||47.1||The CW||Ion Television
(CW remained as temporary secondary)
|February 28||St. Petersburg-Tampa||WTSP||10.2||Local automated weather||Antenna TV|||
|March 17||Columbia, South Carolina||WKTC||63.1||MyNetworkTV||The CW
(MyNetworkTV remained as secondary affiliation;
displaced WZRB as CW affiliate)
|April 1||Seattle, Washington||KIRO-TV||7.2||Retro Television Network||GetTV|||
|Tulsa, Oklahoma||KMYT-TV||41.2||ZUUS Country|
|April 21||West Palm Beach, Florida||WPTV-TV||5.2||Live Well Network||MeTV|||
|June 13||Superior, Nebraska
|4.1 & 4.2
10.2 & 11.2
|MyNetworkTV/MeTV, Antenna TV on DT2||NBC
(MyNetworkTV/Me-TV to KSNB-DT2 only, Antenna TV removed)
|Rehoboth Beach, Delaware||WRDE-LD||59.1||MyNetworkTV/Cozi TV||NBC
(MyNetworkTV/Cozi TV moves to digital channel 59.2)
|Bismarck, North Dakota
Dickinson, North Dakota
|KFYR-DT2/KQCD-DT2||5.2 & 7.2||MeTV||Fox|||
|July 14||St. Croix, Virgin Islands||WCVI||23.1||The CW||LeSEA/World Harvest Television|||
|September 1||Wheeling, West Virginia/Steubenville, Ohio||WTOV-DT2||9.2||MeTV
(Moves to new subchannel)
(moves from secondary to primary)
|Toledo, Ohio||WTVG-DT2||13.2||Live Well Network||The CW
(schedule and affiliation transferred from cable-only WT05)
|November 14||Puerto Rico||WORA-DT2||5.2||Independent
(Music videos; moved to channel 5.3)
(English Language programming)
|Simulcast of WORA-DT2|
|November 17||St. Louis, Missouri||KMOV||4.3||Live Well Network/dark||MyNetworkTV|||
|June 13||Hastings, Nebraska||KHAS-TV||5.1 & 5.2||NBC & Cozi TV||January 1, 1956|||
|Bismarck, North Dakota
Minot, North Dakota
|KNDX/KXND||26.1 & 24.1||Fox||KNDX: November 7, 1999
KXND: November 15, 1999
|September 1||Toledo, Ohio||WT05||5; local cable-only||The CW||1971|||
|Jan. 3||George Goodman||83||Economics journalist/author (writing as "Adam Smith") and host of PBS' Adam Smith's Money World|||
|Jan. 5||Carmen Zapata||86||Actress (TV roles including Viva Valdez, Villa Alegre, and Santa Barbara)|||
|Jan. 6||Mónica Spear||29||Actress/model and former Miss Venezuela (TV roles including the Telemundo-produced telenovelas Flor Salvaje, La Mujer Perfecta, Mi Prima Ciela and Pasión Prohibida)|||
|Larry D. Mann||91||Canadian actor (best known as voice of Yukon Cornelius in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; other roles included Gunsmoke, Bewitched, Hogan's Heroes, Green Acres and Hill Street Blues)|||
|Jan. 10||Eric Lawson||72||Actor and model best known as the Marlboro Man in the late 1970s (TV work includes guest roles on Baretta, The Streets of San Francisco, Charlie's Angels, Dynasty, and Baywatch)|||
|Jan. 12||Frank Marth||91||Actor (Guest spots on The Honeymooners, The Fugitive, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., M*A*S*H, and The Young and the Restless)|||
|Jan. 14||Mae Young||90||Professional Wrestling Hall of Famer (First person to wrestle in nine decades; NWA Florida Women's Champion, NWA United States Women's Champion, NWA Women's Tag Team Champion)|||
|Jan. 16||Russell Johnson||89||Actor (Professor Roy Hinkley on Gilligan's Island)|||
|Dave Madden||82||Actor (Mr. Kincaid on The Partridge Family)|||
|Jan. 17||Roy Garber||49||Businessman and reality television participant (Shipping Wars)|||
|Jan. 18||Sarah Marshall||80||Actress (Credits include a regular role in Miss Winslow & Son, and guest roles in The Twilight Zone, Star Trek, Cheers, Get Smart, Three's Company and Alfred Hitchcock Presents)|||
|Jan. 19||Ben Starr||92||Screenwriter (most notably as co-creator of The Facts of Life and Silver Spoons)|||
|Jan. 22||Luis Ávalos||67||Cuban-born American actor (The Electric Company)|||
|Chet Curtis||74||News anchor (notable for anchoring at WCVB-TV/Boston from 1972 to 2004, and serving as host of The Chet Curtis Report on New England Cable News from 2004 to 2014)|||
|Jan. 30||Arthur Rankin, Jr.||89||Animator/director and co-founder of Rankin/Bass Productions (producer of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, ThunderCats and other animated TV series and specials)|||
|Jan. 31||Christopher Jones||72||Actor (Jesse James in The Legend of Jesse James)|||
|Judy Martin||49||Television news anchor on News 12 Long Island from 1998 to 2014, as well as CNBC and NPR|||
|Feb. 2||Philip Seymour Hoffman||46||Actor (The Yearling, the mini-series Empire Falls and Liberty! The American Revolution)|||
|Feb. 3||Richard Bull||89||Actor (Nels Oleson on Little House on the Prairie, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)|||
|Feb. 6||Ralph Kiner||91||Major League Baseball player and TV/radio broadcaster for the New York Mets|||
|Feb. 9||Eric Bercovici||80||Writer/producer (series work including I Spy and Hawaii Five-O, miniseries/movies including Shōgun and Noble House)|||
|Feb. 10||Doppler the Weathercat||18||In-house cat at WSTM-TV/Syracuse, New York|||
|Feb. 11||Shirley Temple||85||Actress (TV work includes Shirley Temple's Storybook)|||
|Feb. 12||Sid Caesar||91||Comedic actor (Your Show of Shows, Caesar's Hour, guest appearances on Saturday Night Live and Whose Line Is It Anyway?)|||
|Feb. 13||Ralph Waite||85||Actor (John Walton, Sr. on The Waltons; the miniseries Roots; recurring roles on NCIS, Kickin' It and Bones)|||
|Feb. 15||Jamie Coots||42||Preacher/faith healer and reality television personality (National Geographic Channel's Snake Salvation)|||
|Feb 17||Mary Grace Canfield||89||Actress (best known as Ralph Monroe on Green Acres; guest appearances on General Hospital, The Hathaways, and Bewitched)|||
|Feb. 18||Nelson Frazier, Jr.||43||Professional wrestler, known by the ring names Mabel, Viscera and Big Daddy V (WWF Hardcore Champion and WWF World Tag Team Champion)|||
|Feb. 20||Garrick Utley||74||TV journalist (worked with NBC News, ABC News and CNN)|||
|Feb. 24||Harold Ramis||69||Writer/actor/director (TV work including writer/performer for SCTV and director on The Office)|||
|Feb. 25||Jim Lange||81||Game show host (several shows, most notably The Dating Game) and announcer (The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show)|||
|Feb. 26||Roger Hill||65||Actor (One Life to Live)|||
|Mar. 1||Jim Boyle||66||News Director for KSAT-TV|||
|Mar. 2||Ted Bergmann||93||Writer/producer (various shows/specials including Three's Company and Grammy Award telecasts) and executive with DuMont Television Network|||
|Mar. 5||Geoff Edwards||83||Game show host (Starcade, Treasure Hunt, Play the Percentages, Chain Reaction, Jackpot!) and actor (Petticoat Junction)|||
|Scott Kalvert||49||TV, film, and music video producer/director (executive producer on Nickelodeon's 2009 TV movie School Gyrls)|||
|Hank Rieger||95||Publicist (work with NBC and his own firm) and former president of Academy of Television Arts & Sciences|||
|Mar. 6||Sheila MacRae||92||English actress, best known as Alice Kramden on The Honeymooners and Madelyn Richmond on General Hospital|||
|Mar. 7||Hal Douglas||89||Voice actor (among television network and commercial clients include The WB, A&E and History)|||
|Mar. 9||William Guarnere||90||World War II hero and author who was portrayed by Frank John Hughes in the HBO mini-series Band of Brothers|||
|Mar. 10||Cynthia Lynn||77||Actress, probably best known for her role as Colonel Klink's secretary Helga in Hogans Heroes|||
|Mike Manhatton||56||News anchor at WTOC-TV in Savannah, GA from 1981 to 2014|||
|Mar. 12||Richard Coogan||99||Actor (Captain Video and His Video Rangers, The Californians)|||
|Mar. 13||Abby Singer||96||TV/film unit production manager and director, who created the penultimate shot (the next to last shot of the day before the last shot) called "The Abby Singer Shot" or "Martini Shot"|||
|Debra Steele||49||News anchor on WJRT-TV/Flint/Tri-Cities, Michigan from 2003 to 2006|||
|Mar. 14||John Agoglia||76||TV executive (notably as head of business affairs with NBC and president of subsidiary NBC Enterprises)|||
|Mar. 15||David Brenner||78||Comedian and actor (over 200 appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson as a guest and guest host)|||
|Mar. 19||Fred Phelps||84||Pastor, lawyer and politician (founder of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, whose homophobic remarks about the LGBT community, as well as those afflicted with AIDS, earned him a guest spot on Ricki Lake in 1993 (and caused the host to order him and his family to leave the studio)|||
|Mar. 21||Adrian Taylor||60||News producer (60 Minutes, The Early Show), winner of the Peabody Award (2012)|||
|Mar. 22||Patrice Wymore||87||Actress (The Errol Flynn Theatre, Perry Mason); wife of Errol Flynn|||
|Mar. 23||James Rebhorn||65||Actor (Credits include As the World Turns, Guiding Light, Homeland, White Collar and as the district attorney who sent the primary characters in Seinfeld to jail in the 1998 series finale)|||
|Mar. 24||Dave Brockie||50||Canadian musician, best known as "Oderus Urungus", lead singer of metal band Gwar (frequent guest appearances on Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld and numerous tabloid talk shows)|||
|Mar. 25||Ralph Wilson||95||Businessman, founder of the NFL's Buffalo Bills; owned WWTV (1978–88) and KICU-TV (1981–2000)|||
|Mar. 28||Lorenzo Semple, Jr.||91||Screenwriter (Batman, The Green Hornet)|||
|Mar. 29||Dane Witherspoon||56||Actor (Santa Barbara, Capitol)|||
|Mar. 30||Kate O'Mara||74||British actress, best known for her role on the U.S. drama Dynasty|||
|Mar. 31||Frankie Knuckles||59||DJ and record producer (TV appearances include Unsung, Pump Up the Volume, Rock & Roll, Ibiza: Barefoot in the Med, The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Yo Gabba Gabba!)|||
|Apr. 2||Sandy Grossman||78||Sports director for CBS Sports and Fox Sports, directed 10 Super Bowls|||
|Apr. 5||John Pinette||50||Comedian (known for his appearance on the series finale of Seinfeld)|||
|Apr. 6||Mary Anderson||96||Actress (recurring role on Peyton Place in 1964)|||
|Mickey Rooney||93||Actor (TV work includes starring roles on Kleo the Misfit Unicorn, The Adventures of the Black Stallion, One of the Boys, The Red Skelton Show, Mickey, and The Mickey Rooney Show: Hey, Mulligan)|||
|Apr. 8||Jim Hellwig||54||WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, known as The Ultimate Warrior, and actor. Former 1-time WWF Champion and 2-time WWF Intercontinental Champion|||
|Apr. 11||Terry Sams||80||Local television personality from Augusta, GA known as Trooper Terry on WJBF (1962–82)|||
|Carl Zimmermann||96||Reporter/anchor/commentator for WITI/ longest serving broadcaster in Milwaukee history|||
|Apr. 20||Rubin Carter||76||Boxer who served nearly 20 years in prison for a triple murder he did not commit; appeared on several talk shows|||
|Apr. 21||Craig Hill||88||Actor (P.T. Moore in Whirlybirds)|||
|Apr. 26||Lee Marshall||64||Radio and TV announcer and voice-over actor (notably as the voice of Tony the Tiger in the Kellogg's Frosted Flakes commercials and for his work as ring announcer/host with WCW, WWE and AWA)|||
|Apr. 28||Jack Ramsay||89||Basketball coach, later radio and television analyst (color commentary work for the Philadelphia 76ers and Miami Heat, analysis work for ESPN)|||
|Apr. 29||Bob Hoskins||71||English actor (Pennies from Heaven, Rock Follies of '77)|||
|May 1||Patrick Johnson||45||Police officers who appeared on the National Geographic Channel reality show Alaska State Troopers|||
|May 2||Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.||95||Actor (77 Sunset Strip, The F.B.I., Zorro) and voice actor (The Legend of Prince Valiant and Batman: The Animated Series)|||
|May 8||Nancy Malone||79||Actress (Naked City, The Long, Hot Summer), producer (Bob Hope: The First 90 Years), director (several series, notably Sisters and The Trials of Rosie O'Neill), and TV studio executive (20th Century Fox)|||
|May 22||Matthew Cowles||69||Actor (Loving, All My Children, and As the World Turns)|||
|May 23||Mona Freeman||87||Actress (guest spots in Climax!, Playhouse 90, The United States Steel Hour and Perry Mason)|||
|May 25||Lee Chamberlin||76||Actress (The Electric Company, Paris)|||
|May 28||Maya Angelou||86||Author, poet laureate, actress, dancer, director, producer, writer, singer and Civil Rights activist (guest appearances on programs such as Touched By an Angel, and a contributor for talk shows)|||
|May 29||Bern Bennett||92||Announcer for CBS Radio and television for nearly 60 years|||
|Ken Schram||66||Reporter and commentator with KOMO-TV/Seattle since 1979|||
|May 30||Joan Lorring||88||Actress (Norby, Studio One, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Robert Montgomery Presents, Ryan's Hope and The Love Boat)|||
|May 31||Martha Hyer||89||Actress (Lux Video Theatre, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Burke's Law)|||
|June 1||Ann B. Davis||88||Actress; notable roles include Charmaine Schultz on The Bob Cummings Show and Alice Nelson on The Brady Bunch|||
|June 11||Glenn Britt||65||Former vice president and CFO with Time Inc. and later Chairman/CEO of Time Warner Cable from 2001 to 2013|||
|Ruby Dee||91||Actress (Peyton Place, Roots: The Next Generations, The Stand, Street Gear, Little Bill and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)|||
|June 14||James E. Rogers||75||Former Attorney & Entrepreneur, Owner of Intermountain West Communications Company|||
|June 15||Casey Kasem||82||Actor, musician, disc jockey, radio personality, host (America's Top 10), voice actor (Shaggy Rogers in the Scooby-Doo television series franchise, Robin in the Super Friends franchise, several characters on Transformers)|||
|June 23||Steve Viksten||54||Voice actor (best known as the voice of Oskar Kokoshka on the Nickelodeon animated series Hey Arnold!) and writer (Rugrats, Duckman, Hey Arnold!, Recess, The Off-Beats and The Simpsons)|||
|June 24||Caleb Bankston||26||Reality television show participant that appeared on season 27 of Survivor|||
|June 28||Meshach Taylor||67||Actor (Anthony Bouvier on Designing Women and Sheldon Baylor on Dave's World), game show panelist (To Tell the Truth) and host (HGTV and the Travel Channel)|||
|June 29||Don Matheson||84||Actor (Mark Wilson in Land of the Giants)|||
|June 30||Bob Hastings||89||Actor (McHale's Navy, All in the Family) and voice actor (Batman: The Animated Series)|||
|July 3||James Harness||57||Television personality (Gold Rush)|||
|July 5||Rosemary Murphy||89||Actress (Lux Video Theatre, Robert Montgomery Presents, Lucas Tanner, All My Children, Quincy M.E., George Washington, As the World Turns, Civil Wars, In the Heat of the Night, EZ Streets and Frasier)|||
|July 7||Dick Jones||87||Actor (star of Buffalo Bill, Jr., guest/recurring roles included The Gene Autry Show, The Range Rider, Annie Oakley, Gray Ghost, The Blue Angels and Wagon Train)|||
|July 11||Tommy Ramone||65||Singer-songwriter (Ramones)|
|July 17||Elaine Stritch||89||Actress/singer (3-time Emmy-winning role on Law & Order, 2004 special Elaine Stritch at Liberty, recurring role as Colleen Dongahey on 30 Rock, the original Trixie Norton in Honeymooners sketches, Ruth Sherwood in My Sister Eileen, daytime roles on The Edge of Night and One Life to Live)|||
|July 19||James Garner||86||Emmy Award-winning actor (Bret Maverick in Maverick and its sequel spin-off, Jim Rockford in The Rockford Files and a recurring role on 8 Simple Rules; commercial pitchman for Polaroid cameras; voice of God in God, the Devil and Bob)|||
|Skye McCole Bartusiak||21||Actress (credits include playing a young Marilyn Monroe in the miniseries Blonde and Megan Matheson in 24)|||
|July 27||Lew Brown||89||Character actor (The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Death Valley Days, Dragnet, The Virginian, Adam-12, The F.B.I., Gunsmoke, Apple's Way, Emergency! and The Waltons)|||
|July 28||James Shigeta||85||Actor and singer (television credits include a recurring role on Medical Center; guest roles include Hawaii Five-0, The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, Ben Casey, and Murder, She Wrote)|||
|July 30||Robert Halmi, Sr.||90||TV executive (Hallmark Entertainment) and producer (several projects including the films Gypsy and The Lion in Winter and the miniseries Scarlett, Gulliver's Travels, and Merlin)|||
|August 1||Michael Johns||35||Singer who competed in the American Idol – season seven|||
|August 5||Marilyn Burns||65||Actress (Linda Kasabian in the mini-series Helter Skelter)|||
|August 11||Robin Williams||63||Actor (notable TV roles include Mork from Ork on Happy Days and Mork & Mindy, Simon Roberts on The Crazy Ones; guest appearances included The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Whose Line Is It Anyway?)|||
|August 12||Lauren Bacall||89||Actress (TV work included Producers' Showcase and Mr. Broadway, among many others; voiceover for PBS identification during the 1990s)|||
|August 13||Alan Landsburg||81||TV producer/director and founder of the television studio and distribution production company that bears his namesake|||
|August 18||Don Pardo||96||TV and radio personality and announcer (notably as the announcer for Saturday Night Live and numerous game shows)|||
|August 26||Bryce Dion||38||Sound technician on Cops (killed during the taping of a segment)|||
|August 30||Victoria Mallory||65||Singer and actress (Leslie Brooks on The Young and the Restless [1977–84])|||
|Sept. 4||Joan Rivers||81||Actress, comedian, writer, author, producer and host (Fox's The Late Show, permanent weekly guest host on The Tonight Show for four years in the 1980s, her Daytime Emmy-Award-winning syndicated talk show, E! celebrity fashion show Fashion Police and "Red Carpet" host for both E! and TV Guide Channel)|||
|Sept. 5||Bruce Morton||83||TV/radio news reporter, anchor, and commentator with CBS News and CNN|||
|Simone Battle||25||Singer, actress, reality television participant, and member of the group G.R.L. (The X Factor)|||
|Sept. 6||Molly Glynn||46||Actress (Chicago Fire, Boss)|||
|Sept. 8||Sean Haire||43||Professional wrestler, retired mixed martial arts fighter and kickboxer (3-time WCW World Tag Team Champion), known under the ring name of Sean O'Haire|||
|Sept. 12||Theodore J. Flicker||84||Screenwriter (episodes of The Mod Squad; co-creator of Barney Miller) and director (several shows, including The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Andy Griffith Show)|||
|Sept. 20||Polly Bergen||84||Emmy-award-winning television/film actress, singer, game show panelist, author, and businesswoman (credits include her own self-titled variety series, Playhouse 90, To Tell the Truth, War and Remembrance, and Desperate Housewives)|||
|Sept. 22||Max Morgan||59||Sports anchor and reporter for KDFW|||
|Sept. 26||Sam Hall||93||Screenwriter (head writer for Dark Shadows and One Life to Live)|||
|Sept. 27||Sarah Danielle Madison||40||Actress (7th Heaven, Judging Amy, 90210)|||
|Oct. 3||Kevin Metheny||60||Radio and television personality, VJ, programmer, and broadcasting executive (notably as VP/Programming at MTV and VH1, the latter as an occasional VJ/host)|||
|Oct. 5||Geoffrey Holder||84||Actor and dancer (notable as the pitchman for 7 Up's "Uncola" campaign)|||
|Oct. 9||Jan Hooks||57||Actress (cast member on Saturday Night Live, recurring roles on Designing Women, 3rd Rock from the Sun, and 30 Rock)|||
|Oct. 14||Elizabeth Peña||55||American-born Cuban television, film and voice actress (credits include I Married Dora, Modern Family, Justice League and Matador)|||
|Oct. 18||Joanne Borgella||32||Singer, actress, model (competed in American Idol – season seven and Mo'Nique's Fat Chance)|||
|Oct. 20||Douglas Baker||80||Professional wrestler and actor known by his ring name Ox Baker|||
|Luther Masingill||92||TV and radio personality in the Chattanooga area, notably as a reporter and anchor at WDEF-TV and its former AM and FM sister stations|||
|Oscar de la Renta||82||Dominican fashion designer (his work was featured on numerous television shows, among them the Ugly Betty episode "Ugly Berry")|||
|Oct. 23||Terry Keenan||53||Business journalist/anchor (work with CNN, CNBC, CNNfn, and Fox News Channel)|||
|Oct. 24||Marcia Strassman||66||Actress (Nurse Margie Cutler on M*A*S*H, Julie Kotter on Welcome Back, Kotter)|||
|Nov. 3||Tom Magliozzi||77||Auto mechanic and comedian (along with brother Ray, co-starred in As the Wrench Turns and made a guest appearance on Arthur)|||
|Nov. 4||Richard Schaal||86||Character actor and comedian (Mary Tyler Moore, The Bob Newhart Show, Rhoda)|||
|Nov. 10||Jovian||20||Lemur actor (Zoboomafoo)|||
|Nov. 11||Carol Ann Susi||62||Actress (best known as the voice of the unseen Debbie Wolowitz on The Big Bang Theory)|||
|Nov. 14||Diem Brown||32||Actress, singer and reality television participant (The Challenge, Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Fresh Meat)|||
|Glen A. Larson||77||Producer and writer (Battlestar Galactica, Quincy, M.E., The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, B. J. and the Bear, The Fall Guy, Magnum, P.I., Knight Rider)|||
|Nov. 19||Mike Nichols||83||Director, writer, producer and comedian (winner of four Emmy awards for his TV movies and mini-series, and one of 12 performers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award)|||
|Nov. 28||Chespirito||85||Mexican actor, comedian and playwright (his character from El Chapulín Colorado inspired Matt Groening to create The Simpsons character Bumblebee Man)|||
- Time Warner Cable’s Next CEO Ready to Sell If Price Is Right Bloomberg Technology, December 6, 2013.
- "Ovation Channel Returning to Time Warner Cable," from The Hollywood Reporter, October 16, 2013.
- Mahoney, Kevin (May 23, 2013). "ValueVision Drops ShopNBC Name, Swings To A Profit". Twin Cities Business. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
- "Twitter". Mobile.twitter.com. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- "Twitter". Mobile.twitter.com. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- Join Us for Our Live Newscast, WJZY, December 18, 2013.
- WROC out, 13WHAM in on Fox. Democrat & Chronicle, October 7, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
- "Hearst's Barrett Passes Baton To Wertleib," from TVNewscheck, January 2, 2014.
- ‘Downton Abbey’ Premiere Draws Record 10.2 Million Viewers from Variety, January 6, 2014.
- "ABC To Erect A VOD Paywall On January 6," from Multichannel, December 31, 2013.
- Disney To Expand Authenticated Streaming To ABC Family Shows, Deadline Hollywood, January 5, 2014.
- "DTV America to Launch DrTV affiliates". DTV America Press Release (December 20, 2013). Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- "OMG! No More, Just 'The Insider,'" from TVNewsCheck, January 3, 2014.
- Dan Dierdorf Enters Retirement from Broadcasting Career After Colts vs. Patriots from Bleacher Report, January 12, 2014.
- Golden Globes ratings hit 10-year high CBS News, January 14, 2014.
- O'Connell, Michael (January 15, 2013). "'How I Met Your Mother' Creators Respond to Kung Fu Controversy". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
- "DirecTV no longer carrying Weather Channel after contract dispute," from Los Angeles Times, January 14, 2014.
- The Weather Channel Returns to DIRECTV Yahoo! Finance, April 8, 2014.
- 'Law & Order: SVU's' Captain Cragen exits with the perfect 10-4 Zap 2 It, January 16, 2014.
- Sasheer Zamata joins 'Saturday Night Live,' its first black woman in 6 years CNN, January 6, 2014.
- "'Saturday Night Live' Adds Two Black Female Staff Writers," from Deadline, January 8, 2014.
- "'SNL' recap: Host Kerry Washington smartly handles heavy diversity mantle," from Entertainment Weekly, November 3, 2013.
- Molloy, Tim and Lucas Shaw (September 8, 2011). 'Monday Night Football' to Remain on ESPN Through 2021. The Wrap. Retrieved September 9, 2011.
- Jon Weisman, Grammy Awards Set for Jan. 26, Los Angeles Times, May 13, 2013.
- "NIN Frontman Trent Reznor to Grammys: ‘F*CK YOU’" from Variety, January 26, 2014.
- "How I Met Your Mother Turns 200 with the Mother of All Episodes," from TV Guide, January 26, 2014.
- "Lindsey Vonn Joins ‘Today’ and NBC Sports as Olympic Correspondent" from The Wrap, January 27, 2014.
- "Multiple GOP responses to State of the Union: Are they a sign of party division?" from The Washington Post, January 28, 2014.
- "Rep. Grimm Threatens NY1 Reporter Following State of the Union Address" Archived 2014-02-01 at the Wayback Machine from NY1, January 28, 2014.
- "After ‘I’ll Break You in Half,’ Grimm Apologizes" from The New York Times, January 29, 2014.
- Weatherman Jim Cantore wards off on-air ambush NBC News, January 29, 2014.
- "Full House" stars reunite on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" CBS News, January 30, 2014.
- "Super Bowl draws 111.5M viewers," from AP/ESPN, February 3, 2014.
- "Sony's GetTV Jumps Into Multicasting Fray," from TVNewsCheck, February 3, 2014.
- "WGN news loses national platform". Robert Feder. 5 February 2014. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
- "CBS to broadcast eight Thursday night football games in 2014". CBS Sports. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
- Cherner, Reid (February 5, 2014). "CBS to broadcast NFL games on Thursday in 2014". USA Today. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
- "Let the Winter Games begin! (Sorta.)" from Media Life, February 6, 2014.
- "After 22 Years, Leno Gives 'Tonight' Farewell," from AP/TVNewsCheck, February 7, 2014.
- The Beatles – A Grammy Salute Video: Performance Previews CBS.com
- DIRECTV And WeatherNation Announce ‘Local Weather Now’, from WeatherNation, February 10, 2014.
- Pennington, Gail (February 11, 2014). "WRBU becomes Ion in St. Louis". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved February 11, 2014.
- WKTC Columbia (S.C.) Picks Up CW Affiliation, Broadcasting & Cable, March 19, 2014.
- "Welcome to MYTV St. Louis!". Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Comcast Agrees to Buy Time Warner Cable for $45.2 Billion – Bloomberg".
- Application For Consent To Assignment Of Broadcast Station Construction Permit Or License, Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved February 14, 2014.
- Ng, Philiana (February 18, 2014). "Joan Rivers on Her 'Tonight Show' Return: 'It's About Time!'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
- De Moraes, Lisa (January 1, 2014). "UPDATE: NBC "Taking Every Precaution" In Wake of Russian Violence Walking Up To Sochi Olympics". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 31, 2013.
- WWE launching over-the-top network Los Angeles Times, January 8, 2014.
- "Inside Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' Debut," from The Hollywood Reporter, February 24, 2014.
- "Fox completes deal for YES Network," from ESPN, February 28, 2014.
- "'SNL' Stars Get Emotional in Seth Meyers' Farewell Ahead of 'Late Night' Debut," from The Hollywood Reporter, February 18, 2014.
- ‘SNL: Weekend Update’ Host Colin Jost’s Debut Includes Piers Morgan, Paula Deen Jokes The Wrap, March 1, 2014.
- "More Good News For Oscars And ABC," from AP/TVNewsCheck, March 4, 2014.
- Military Channel Changes Name to 'American Heroes Channel' TV By The Numbers, January 9, 2014.
- Liebermann, David (March 3, 2014). "Dish And Disney Finalize Output Deal That Ends Their Ad-Hopper Dispute". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
- "Russia Today Anchor Liz Wahl Quits Live On-Air," from The Hollywood Reporter, March 5, 2014.
- "Russia TV host calls Ukraine intervention 'wrong' on-air". BBC News. BBC. March 4, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
- "Prather Buying Three Oregon TVs for $30M," from TVNewsCheck, March 5, 2014.
- Littleton, Cynthia (March 6, 2013). "Stuart Snyder Out at Turner Amid Shuffle Under New TBS Boss". Variety. Retrieved March 11, 2014.
- WPLG-Channel 10 sold to Berkshire Hathaway, Miami Herald, March 12, 2014.
- Emily Barr: Post-Newsweek Stations Not For Sale, TVSpy, March 12, 2014.
- FCC To Scrutinize Station Sales With SSAs, TVNewsCheck, March 12, 2014.
- "CBS Sets Mega 3-Season Renewal for ‘The Big Bang Theory’" from Variety, March 12, 2014.
- "Nexstar Buys Internet Broadcasting Systems". TVNewsCheck. March 13, 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2014.
- "2 killed in news helicopter crash at Seattle Center". KING-TV. 2014-03-18. Archived from the original on March 18, 2014. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
- "2 killed as KOMO News helicopter crashes beside Space Needle". KOMO-TV. 2014-03-18. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
- "2 Dead After KOMO Helicopter Crashes in Seattle". TVSpy. 2014-03-18. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
- "Pilot, KOMO-TV photographer killed in news helicopter crash". KGW. 2014-03-18. Archived from the original on March 18, 2014. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
- "Helicopter Involved In Seattle Crash Was Used By WBZ-TV, FOX25". WBZ-TV. 2014-03-18. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
- "2 Dead After News Helicopter Crashes Outside TV Station". CBSSeattle.com. 2014-03-18. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
- "Last night's 'amazing' 'Wheel of Fortune' guess wasn't actually that amazing". Washington Post. 20 March 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- Sinclair Offers to Sell Stations Ahead of FCC Decision, TVSpy, March 21, 2014.
- Sinclair Proposes Restructuring Of Allbritton Transaction In Order To Meet Objections Of The Federal Communications Commission, The Wall Street Journal (via PRNewswire), March 20, 2014.
- TV Station Mega Merger: Media General, LIN Set $1.6 Billion Deal from Variety, March 21, 2014.
- Media General acquiring LIN Media for $1.6 billion, Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2014.
- Media Gen/LIN To Sell/Swap In Five Markets, TVNewsCheck, March 21, 2014.
- "'Good Wife' Leavves Viewers Shocked, Bereaved," from AP/TVNewsCheck, March 24, 2014.
- "APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. April 23, 2014. Retrieved April 25, 2014.
- Station Trading Roundup: 1 Deal, $33 Million, TVNewsCheck, April 29, 2014.
- "Chuck Scarborough marks 40th year of reporting at WNBC, and plans to continue to bring the news," from New York Daily News, March 25, 2014.
- "TV Land Announces One-Hour Sitcom Event on March 26th When "Hot in Cleveland" and "The Soul Man" Premiere with Live Episodes" from The Futon Critic, January 23, 2014.
- "'Hot In Cleveland' Gets Animated" from The Futon Critic, January 23, 2014.
- "Stephen Colbert denies racist tweet" from CNN, March 28, 2014.
- 'Colbert Report' Twitter account deleted in wake of 'Cancel Colbert' debacle, Zap2It, April 2, 2014.
- Carr, David (February 23, 2014). "Piers Morgan and CNN Plan End to His Prime-Time Show". The New York Times. Retrieved February 23, 2014.
- ABC's Josh Elliott leaving 'Good Morning America' for NBC Sports, CNNMoney.com, March 30, 2014.
- ‘Good Morning America’ shake-up: Amy Robach replaces Josh Elliott, The Washington Post, March 30, 2014.
- FCC Votes to Restrict Joint Service Agreements, TVSpy, March 31, 2014.
- FCC Blocks Joint Retrans Negotiations, TVNewsCheck, March 31, 2014.
- Adult Swim, No. 1 With Younger Adults, Is Expanding from New York Times, February 4, 2014.
- "Adult Swim Preps for Deeper Dive Into Prime". Archived from the original on February 17, 2010. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
- Viacom Blackout on Small Cable Distributors to End, The Hollywood Reporter, April 1, 2014.
- Drew Carey and Craig Ferguson to Swap Shows on April 1 Variety, March 18, 2014.
- Behind the Scenes of Drew Carey, Craig Ferguson's April Fools' Day Switcheroo, The Hollywood Reporter, March 31, 2014.
- Drew Carey and Craig Ferguson Will Host Each Other's Shows on April Fool's Day, Splitsider, March 18, 2014.
- "NuvoTV to Acquire Fuse for $226 Million," from The Hollywood Reporter, April 4, 2014.
- "NBCUniversal Shuts Down DailyCandy, Television Without Pity Websites" from Variety, March 27, 2014.
- 1996 RAW results, from TheHistoryOfWWE.com
- Caldwell, James. "Raw news: Bryan's first night as champ, Taker update, Cesaro joins Heyman, Warrior returns, RVD returns, Paige debuts & wins Divas Title, other NXT intros, more". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
- Hooton, Christopher (April 9, 2014). "Ultimate Warrior dead days after WrestleMania 30 and Raw appearances". The Independent. Retrieved April 10, 2014.
- Dish Customers Lose Hearst Stations in Latest Blackout, Variety, April 9, 2014.
- "KTYM/Los Angeles Sold, NYC Pirates Busted" from All Access, April 15, 2014.
- Malone, Michael (April 16, 2014). "MGM Losing NBC Affiliation in Philadelphia". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
- "WGN America Greenlights Its First Original Scripted Series, Brannon Braga’s ‘Salem,’" from Deadline, June 4, 2013.
- "WGN sets 'Salem' premiere, early '10 Commandments' directors," from HitFix, January 12, 2014.
- "WJMN To Introduce Local News, Go HD". TVNewsCheck. March 13, 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2014.
- "Local 3 News Debuts at 6pm and 11pm". April 20, 2014. Retrieved April 24, 2014.
- Malone, Michael. "Exclusive: Nexstar Plans Local News for Marquette CBS". BroadcastingCable. Retrieved April 8, 2011.
- "Delaware Beach Community Gets NBC Affiliate". Broadcasting & Cable. April 24, 2014. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
- "Clippers Owner Donald Sterling to GF – Don't Bring Black People to My Games ... Including Magic Johnson" from TMZ, April 26, 2014.
- "Los Angeles Clippers turn warm-up shirts inside out to hide team logo in apparent protest of Donald Sterling" from NBC Sports, April 27, 2014.
- "Sponsors pulling support of Los Angeles Clippers" from USA Today, April 28, 2014.
- "NBA bans Clippers owner Sterling for life" from CNN, April 29, 2014.
- "Kia, Mercedes, Carmax poised to return to NBA after league bans Sterling" from Autoblog.com, April 30, 2014.
- Charter and Comcast to End Fight Over Time Warner Cable The New York Times, April 27, 2014.
- "Gray Enters North And South Dakota" from The Wall Street Journal, May 1, 2014.
- "Exclusive: MGM Launches Digi-Net The Works", Broadcasting & Cable, May 2, 2014.
- "The Simpsons" get turned into Legos in new episode "Brick Like Me", CBS News, May 4, 2014.
- NBC's $7 billion Olympics deal will keep the games tied to cable TV until you're old, Engadget, May 7, 2014.
- NBC Universal pays $7.75 billion for Olympics through 2032, USA Today, May 7, 2014.
- "Gray Buys Three Montana Stations". TVNewsCheck. May 7, 2014. Retrieved May 7, 2014.
- Suspect in custody after vehicle crashes into Channel 2 station in Towson, The Baltimore Sun, May 13, 2014.
- Baltimore TV station returns to air after man crashes truck into lobby, CNN, May 13, 2014.
- "Gannett Buys 6 London Broadcasting Stations". TVNewsCheck. Retrieved May 14, 2014.
- "Gannett adds to TV holdings with six Texas stations but London Broadcasting holds onto the big one in Dallas". UncleBarky.com. May 14, 2014.
- Hatfield, David (June 13, 2013). "Little change on Tucson TV expected from Belo's sale to Gannett". Inside Tucson Business. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
- Brown, Lisa (June 13, 2013). "Gannett to buy TV station owner Belo for $1.5 billion". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved June 13, 2013.
- "Gannett announces purchase of CBS 19, 5 others for $215M". Tyler Morning Telegraph. May 14, 2014. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
- "Barbara Walters Sets Final 'View' Appearance," from The Hollywood Reporter, April 7, 2014.
- "AT&T to Buy DirecTV for $48.5 Billion" from The New York Times, May 18, 2014.
- "‘Billboard Music Awards’ on ABC Hits 13-Year Ratings High" from Variety, May 19, 2014.
- "Forget Donny & Marie. Maya Rudolph, NBC Bid To Revive TV’s Variety Show" from Variety, May 17, 2014.
- "TV Ratings Monday: 'Bones' & 'Mike & Molly' Dip for Finales, 'The Voice' Rises + '24: Live Another Day' Slides & 'The Bachelorette' Ties Premiere Low" from TV By The Numbers/Zap2It, May 20, 2014.
- Theilman, Sam (22 May 2014). "Here Is Your First Look at the New Disney Channel Logo". Adweek. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
- "#WMA is coming to TV soon! Due to some technical issues it will not air on NBC tonight. Stay tuned for new air dates!". @worldmusicaward Twitter account. 28 May 2014. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
- "NBC Nixes "World Music Awards" for "Last Comic Standing" Encore". Thefutoncritic.com. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- Marianne Garvey; Brian Niemietz; Oliver Coleman (4 June 2014). "NBC gets sour note as World Music Awards with Miley Cyrus and Mariah Carey miss air date". New York Daily News. Retrieved June 5, 2014.
- "Sinclair To Surrender Licenses To Three TV Stations, Blames New FCC TV Ownership Restrictions" from All Access, May 29, 2014.
- Marek, Lynne (May 30, 2014). "WGN America to drop Chicago sports". Crain's Chicago Business. Retrieved May 30, 2014.
- Nexstar Selling 3 Fox Affils For $58.5 Million, TVNewsCheck, June 6, 2014.
- "Actor Tracy Morgan in ICU After Crash". NBC. June 7, 2014. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
- Epstein, Sue (June 9, 2014). "Tracy Morgan crash: Truck driver hadn't slept for 24 hours, documents say". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved June 9, 2014.
- Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart following New Jersey Turnpike crash The Washington Post, July 15, 2014.
- ABC\ESPN, Univision pay record $425 million for men's, women's Cups through 2014 Archived 2012-08-30 at the Wayback Machine Soccer Times
- "Univision Held Preliminary Sale Talks with CBS, Time Warner," from The Wall Street Journal, June 12, 2014.
- Gray closes Hoak deal; completes refinancing., rbr.com. Retrieved June 13, 2014.
- Ellis, Jon (11 June 2014). "Upper Midwest Broadcasting News - Northpine.com". Northpine.com. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
- "KNDX/KNDX website notice of channel changes". Archived from the original on March 31, 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
- Press Release from Gray Television, June 13, 2014.
- Meredith Acquires WGGB in Springfield, TVSpy, June 18, 2014.
- "Netflix Announces Chelsea Handler Talk Show to Debut in 2016" from Variety, June 19, 2014.
- "Daytime Emmy Wins For DeGeneres, Harvey," from Associated Press via TVNewsCheck, June 23, 2014.
- Emery, Debbie (20 June 2014). "Inside ESPN's New 'SportsCenter' Studio". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
- "Media General Buying WHTM For $83.4M". TVNewsCheck. June 23, 2014. Retrieved June 23, 2014.
- "Fox and Cox Swap Stations in San Francisco, Boston, Memphis," from TV Spy, June 24, 2014.
- "Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Victory for Broadcasters" from Variety, June 25, 2014.
- "Aereo to 'Pause' Service After Supreme Court Ruling," from The Hollywood Reporter, June 28, 2014.
- "Aereo Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy," from The Hollywood Reporter, 11/21/2014
- Adalian, Josef (June 5, 2014). "Big Brother 16 Twist Revealed: The Show Will (Finally) Be Seen in HD". New York. Retrieved June 5, 2014.
- PS. "''Iron Man 3'' and ''Hannibal'' honoured at Saturn Awards". Scifibulletin.com. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- "‘Girl Meets World,’ ‘Zapped’ Deliver for Disney Channel in Friday Premiere" from Variety, June 28, 2014.
- "Supreme Court Declines to Review Case Over Ads on Public TV" from Variety, June 30, 2014.
- Sefton, Dru (June 18, 2014). "WETA to create subsidiary for transfer of PBS NewsHour ownership". Current. Retrieved June 18, 2014.
- NPG Takes Over Yuma/El Centro Stations ftvlive.com, 2 July 2014, Retrieved July 9, 2014.
- One Station Group Makes Big Move in a Small Market, TVSpy.com, 3 July 2014, Retrieved July 9, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (February 26, 2014). "FYI Greenlights Six Series and Two Pilots to Production". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
- "A+E Networks – Life is Entertaining". Aenetworks.com. 2014-05-27. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
- "Pentagon Channel becomes DoD News".
- Eck, Kevin (July 11, 2014). "Sinclair Adds FOX Affiliation to Wheeling-Steubenville Station". TVSpy. Retrieved July 11, 2014.
- "Thanks for the memories: TNT says goodbye to NASCAR". FoxSports.com. 12 July 2014. Retrieved July 13, 2014.
- "Wragges' Glee over Twentieth Century Fox High Court win," from TheLawyer.com, July 25, 2014.
- "Gray Buys Stations in Flint, Toledo For $128M," from TVNewsCheck, July 24, 2014.
- Eggerton, John (24 July 2014). "FCC Approves Sinclair/Allbritton Deal; But Media Bureau says it has issues with Cunningham LMA in Charleston". Broadcasting and Cable. Retrieved July 25, 2014.
- "TV show on Fort Worth mortuary canceled after bodies found" from Fort Worth Star-Telegram, July 24, 2014.
- "BOOK 3 MOVING TO DIGITAL RELEASE!". Korra Nation. Nickelodeon. July 24, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
- "Fox ends association with company whose station blasted Erin Andrews" from Sports Illustrated, July 25, 2014.
- "Adam Wainwright Had To Apologize For Saying He Grooved A Pitch To Jeter" from Deadspin, July 15, 2014.
- "Idiot's Apology To Erin Andrews: '15 Lbs. Heavier, She'd Be A Waitress'" from Deadspin, July 24, 2014.
- "Appeased by Kirk Minihane Suspension, Fox Restores Advertising to Entercom Stations," from Boston Globe, July 30, 2014.
- "NESN tuning out 'Dennis and Callahan' simulcast," from The Boston Globe, July 25, 2014.
- "New Name For Post-Newsweek Stations," from TVNewsCheck, July 28, 2014.
- "Tip during CNN's 'The Hunt' led police to suspect killed in shootout" from CNN, July 28, 2014.
- "ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith One Week for Ray Rice Comments" from Variety, July 29, 2014.
- Wax, Alyse (July 28, 2014). "A Final Farewell to FEARnet". FEARnet. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
- "E.W. Scripps, Journal Merging Broadcast Ops". TVNewsCheck. July 30, 2014. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
- Glauber, Bill (July 30, 2014). "Journal, Scripps deal announced". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved July 31, 2014.
- "Scripps To Divest One Journal Wichita FM" from Radio Insight (August 20, 2014)
- "Man featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' found dead" from CNN, August 3, 2014.
- Nexstar Selling WEVV For $18.6 Million, TVNewsCheck, August 4, 2014.
- Temporary Exit With Fox Duo Sale by McCoy, TVNewsCheck, September 27, 2012.
- "Gannett Reorganizing, Buying Cars.com," from NetNewsCheck, August 5, 2014.
- CBS Moving Indianapolis Affiliation to WTTV, TVNewsCheck, August 11, 2014.
- CBS Switches Indianapolis Affiliation in Tribune Pact, Bumping CW to Digital Channel Variety, August 11, 2014.
- "WISH's New Programming Includes CW," from TVNewsCheck, 12/22/2014
- "Shepherd, McCarthy Share Their Last 'View' Monday," from Associated Press via TVNewsCheck, 8/8/2014
- "Shepherd, McCarthy Leaving 'The View,'" from AP/TVNewsCheck, June 26, 2014.
- "RCN, Vyve Join SEC Network Roster On Launch Day," from Multichannel, 8/14/2014
- "RTDNA Condemns Arrests of Journalists In Ferguson" from All Access (August 14, 2014)
- "SAG-AFTRA Condemns Arrests of Journalists in Ferguson" from Variety (August 19, 2014)
- "St. Louis County Police Officer Dan Page Suspended Following Inflammatory Video" from The Huffington Post (August 22, 2014)
- Steel, Emily (15 August 2014). "Al Gore Sues Al Jazeera Over TV Deal". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
- Grit, Escape Diginets To Launch Aug. 18, TVNewsCheck, August 11, 2014.
- Two New Diginets To Launch This Summer, TVNewsCheck, April 3, 2014.
- "Media General, LIN Sell Stations In 5 Markets". TVNewsCheck. August 20, 2014. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
- Malone, Michael (August 20, 2014). "Media General, LIN Divest Stations in Five Markets". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
- FXX to break TV marathon record when it airs all 552 episodes of 'The Simpsons' in order from Tech Times, July 21, 2014.
- "'Modern Family,' 'Breaking Bad' Top Emmys," from Associated Press via TVNewsCheck, 8/25/2014
- NBC Moves Emmy Awards Telecast To Monday for 2014 from Variety, January 29, 2014.
- Police fired shot that killed 'Cops' crewmember USA Today, August 28, 2014
- Spike TV to honor 'Cops' crewmember Bryce Dion of Lawrence who was killed by police during filming Mass Live, September 15, 2014
- "Diane Sawyer Exits As ABC News Anchor," from Associated Press via TVNewsCheck, 8/28/2014
- "Diane Sawyer To Leave ABC’s ‘World News’ While Stephanopoulos, Muir Take Broader Anchor Roles" from Variety, June 25, 2014.
- Sinclair Launches Sports Network Archived 2014-07-21 at the Wayback Machine TV Technology, July 17, 2014
- "PBS Plans to Add a Shorter Version of 'Sesame Street,'" from The New York Times, June 18, 2014.
- "Sinclair Buying KSNV Las Vegas For $120M". TVNewsCheck. September 3, 2014. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- "KSNV Vegas Proceeds To Fund Education Foundation". Broadcasting & Cable. September 3, 2014. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- Dixon, Drew (26 August 2014). "Home to Jacksonville's Action News, WTEV & WAWS will soon change call letters". The Florida Times-Union. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
- Dixon, Drew (September 3, 2014). "Jacksonville's Action News stations WAWS and WTEV change call letters Sunday". Florida Times-Union. Retrieved September 4, 2014.
- "Official: Todd Taking Over Meet The Press," from AP via TVNewsCheck, 8/14/2014
- Deitsch, Richard (February 18, 2014). "CBS brings on Tony Gonzalez, drops Dan Marino, Shannon Sharpe in shakeup". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
- "CBS announces changes to TNF coverage in wake of Ray Rice saga". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
- "The Ray-Riceless Ravens are playing Pittsburgh tonight. The opening act is Rihanna". The Washington Post. 11 September 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
- Dockterman, Eliana (16 September 2014). "Rihanna Dropped From Thursday Night Football After She Slams NFL and CBS". Time. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
- "Rihanna Song Pulled From Thursday Night Football For Good" from Billboard/AP (September 16, 2014)
- "06/18/14: Fox to launch STEM-focused kids block; Jim Davis Q&A; return of The Powerpuff Girls; Saban launches Emojiville brand". Cynopsis Kids daily newsletter. 18 June 2014. Retrieved June 19, 2014.
- "Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace Join The View as Co-hosts," press release from ABC, 9/4/2014
- Cousineau, Michael (June 15, 2014). "Binnie adds newscast to his station programming". New Hampshire Union-Leader. Retrieved June 21, 2014.
- Sanders, Bob (August 18, 2014). "NH1 News readies big September launch". New Hampshire Business Review. Retrieved August 19, 2014.
- After 51-year absence, Barbra Streisand takes the host chair at ‘The Tonight Show’ The Washington Post, September 16, 2014
- "Heartland Media Buying WTVA Tupelo". TVNewsCheck. September 16, 2014. Retrieved September 16, 2014.
- Seid, Dennis (September 16, 2014). "WTVA sold to Heartland Media". Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. Archived from the original on 2014-09-16. Retrieved September 16, 2014.
- "WLOV in Tupelo acquired by Coastal Television Broadcasting". Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. October 7, 2014. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
- ""America's Got Talent" winner Mat Franco's magical night". CBS News. 18 September 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- "Five Questions ... With Sarah Manchester, Math Teacher at Takoma Park Middle School". Montgomery County Public Schools. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- HOOTON, CHRISTOPHER (September 22, 2014). "'F*ck it, I quit': TV reporter Charlo Greene quits live on air in spectacular fashion". The Independent. London: The Independent. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
- "Tribune Media Comments On KCPQ Fox Affiliate in Seattle," press release from Tribune Media, 9/23/2014
- "Fox NFL Strategy Drives Seattle Affiliate Grap". TVNewscheck.com. September 23, 2014. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
- "FCC 314: APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE". Federal Communications Commission. October 3, 2014. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
- "Fox Buying Station in Seattle". TVNewscheck.com. October 7, 2014. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
- "Tribune To Keep KCPQ And Fox Affiliation," from TVNewsCheck, 10/17/2014
- ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Season 16: NBC Show Renewed; Projected Episode 1 Premiere Date The Epoch Times, May 21, 2014
- Darrell Hammond to Replace Don Pardo as the Announcer for ‘Saturday Night Live’ The New York Times, September 18, 2014
- "'Saturday Night Live' Replaces Cecily Strong With Michael Che as ‘Weekend Update’ Anchor," from The Wrap via Yahoo! News, 9/11/2014
- Everything You Need to Know About the Simpsons-Family Guy Crossover Time, September 26, 2014
- Lewis, Hilary (March 13, 2014). "Hallmark Movie Channel Rebranding; The network will become Hallmark Movies & Mysteries and will get a new tagline and logo, starting in the fourth quarter of 2014". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 14, 2014.
- "Weigel Broadcasting launches cop show digital TV network," from Chicago Tribune, 9/29/2014
- "KSBI Channel 52 has cancelled Oklahoma Live!, Wild Card and is moving away from local programming," from TheLostOgle.com, 9/23/2014
- "Griffin Communications to Buy KSBI, Create Oklahoma City Duopoly," from TVSpy, 9/30/2014
- FCC sacks NFL blackout rule Politico, September 30, 2014
- NFL announces extension of DirecTV Sunday Ticket deal NBC Sports, October 1, 2014
- ESPN Classic becomes on-demand channel on Dish Network. Fiercecable.com. Retrieved October 12, 2014.
- "The CW to Air Live-Action Shows in Vortexx's current Saturday Morning Slots". Anime News Network. June 2, 2014. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
- "The CW Sets 5-Hour Saturday Morning Block". Deadline Hollywood. June 6, 2014. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
- "NBA extends television deals," from ESPN, October 6, 2014
- Thomas, David (October 1, 2014). "NBC affiliate WNBJ channel 39 Arrives in Jackson". The Jackson Sun. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
- Swift, Andy (7 October 2014). "7th Heaven Removed from Up TV Over Stephen Collins Molestation Scandal". TVLine. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
- Orley, Emily (7 October 2014). ""7th Heaven" Pulled From Multiple Networks Amid Stephen Collins Scandal". Buzzfeed. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
- Wieselman, Jarett (8 October 2014). ""Scandal" Cuts Stephen Collins Amid Child Molestation Allegations". Buzzfeed. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
- "The Hub to Rebrand as Discovery Family," from The Hollywood Reporter, 9/25/2014
- "FCC Sets Deadlines for LPTV, TV Translator and Class A Stations To Convert to Digital – And Gives Hints When Television Spectrum May Be Reclaimed for Broadband". Broadcast Law Blog. July 19, 2011.
- Eggerton, John (October 13, 2014). "FCC Proposes Delaying LPTV DTV Transition". Broadcasting & Cable. NewBay Media. Retrieved March 24, 2015.
- Pollick, Michael (September 24, 2014). "SNN adds over-air TV broadcast". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
- Malone, Michael (September 24, 2014). "Citadel Taking Florida Cable News Net to Broadcast". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
- "CBS Launching $5.99 On Demand Service" from Broadcasting & Cable (October 16, 2014)
- "CNN Among Several Turner Networks Dropped By Dish In Carriage Dispute," from Deadline, 10/21/2014
- "Dish, Turner Agree to Extension to Bring Back CNN After Latest Carriage Dispute," from The Hollywood Reporter, 11/21/2014
- "Nexstar Buying KASW Phoenix For $68M," from TVNewsCheck, 10/23/2014
- "AMC Networks Pays $200M For 49.9% Of BBC America," from Deadline, 10/23/2014
- "TLC's 'Honey Boo Boo' Dropped After Scandal," from AP via TVNewsCheck, 10/24/2014
- "‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Future in Doubt Following TMZ Report" from Variety (October 23, 2014)
- "London game to have earlier start". Retrieved December 4, 2013.
- TruTV Finally Turns Its Back on Court Roots With October's Comedic Rebrand The Hollywood Reporter, September 23, 2014
- "Revamped TruTV aimes to be a fun ride," from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 10/23/2014
- "Nexstar Picking Up KWCI for $3.5 Million," from Broadcasting & Cable, 11/4/2014
- "Application For Consent To Assignment of Broadcast Station Construction Permit or License". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. November 3, 2014. Retrieved November 4, 2014.
- Jimmy Kimmel hologram gets its nose picked by country star CNET.com, November 6, 2014
- "Al Roker Completes Marathon Weathercast," from AP via TVNewsCheck, 11/14/2014
- Root Sports to hit the air with Rockets game on Monday Houston Chronicle, November 11, 2014
- "ROOT SPORTS". ROOT SPORTS. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
- Metallica kicks off Late Late Show residency with "Hit the Lights" Consequences of Sound, November 17, 2014
- Bono’s Biking Injury Forces Cancellation of U2 ‘Fallon’ Residency The Wall Street Journal, November 17, 2014
- "NBC Pulls Bill Cosby Comedy Project Amid Rape Allegations" from Variety (November 19, 2014)
- Bill Cosby raped me. Why did it take 30 years for people to believe my story? The Washington Post, November 13, 2014
- Hannibal Buress on Bill Cosby: "You’re a Rapist" Philadelphia Magazine, October 17, 2014
- "EXCLUSIVE: Janice Dickinson Details Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Accusations: He Raped Me" from Entertainment Tonight (November 18, 2014)
- "NBC dumps sitcom with Bill Cosby," from Media Life Magazine, 11/20/2014
- "Netflix Pulls Bill Cosby Special Amid Rape Allegations" from Variety (November 19, 2014)
- "TV Land Scraps ‘The Cosby Show’ Marathon Set for Thanksgiving Week" from Variety (November 19, 2014)
- "Bill Cosby refuses to address sexual assault allegations on NPR interview, will no longer appear on David Letterman’s show" from The Washington Post (November 15, 2014)
- Broadcast networks opt out of Obama immigration speech – except for Univision CNN, November 19, 2014
- "Obama’s Speech: East Coast Stations Thumb Nose At Networks And Carry POTUS," from Deadline, 11/21/2014
- "Nexstar Buying KLAS Las Vegas For $145M". TVNewsCheck. November 21, 2014. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
- "Music Choice Adding Nash Branded Content" from Radio Insight (November 10, 2014)
- "'Dancing With the Stars' Crowns Season 19 Winner" from The Hollywood Reporter (November 25, 2014)
- Lieberman, David (6 December 2014). "Deal: CBS Returns To Dish Network In Wide-Ranging Rights Agreement". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
- "Discovery’s ‘Eaten Alive’ guy isn’t actually eaten alive by snake, and viewers are furious," from Washington Post, 12/8/2014
- Milligan, Lauren (April 15, 2014). "Victoria's Secret Comes To London". Vogue. Retrieved August 1, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (December 10, 2014). "Tuesday Final Ratings: 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' & 'The Voice' Adjusted Up; 'Supernatural' & 'The Mindy Project' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
- "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - CBS.com". Retrieved 25 August 2017.
- 15, Megan Cahn Oct; 2014 (15 October 2014). "How Model Jasmine Tookes Prepares for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show". ELLE. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
- "UPDATE on Patrick Crawford as of 10:00 newscast," from KCEN-TV, 12/17/2014
- "KCEN's Crawford Back On Air," from AP/TVNewsCheck, 1/19/2015
- "'The Colbert Report' wraps up with an immortal, star-studded finale," from Entertainment Weekly, 12/19/2014
- Stephen Colbert Will Replace David Letterman as Host of The Late Show Archived April 13, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Gawker, April 10, 2014.
- "BET's '106 & Park' Going Digital Only" from Billboard (November 14, 2014)
- "'Late Late Show' Finale: Craig Ferguson Gets Quirky Sendoff From Jay Leno," from The Hollywood Reporter, 12/20/2014
- "Fox News, Fox Business Removed From Dish In Carriage-Rights Spat" from Variety, 12/21/2014
- "Did censorship charge help Fox News best Dish?" from the "Echo Chambers" blog of BBC News, 1/16/2015
- "Fox News and Dish Reach Agreement," from Broadcasting & Cable, 1/15/2015
- Bradner, Eric. "Crowley to leave CNN after 27 years". CNN. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
- DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company Sign Expansive Agreement DirecTV Press Release, December 23, 2014
- Source: Notice from Golden Belt Telephone accessed 11/14/2014
- "'Every Witch Way' Premieres on Nickelodeon Wednesday January 1". December 18, 2013. Retrieved February 22, 2014.
- "Lifetime Holds Court on New Year's Day With the Premiere of New Docuseries 'Kim of Queens'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 21, 2013.
- "HGTV Set to Premiere Three New Real Estate and Renovation Series in January". The Futon Critic. December 6, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
- "Bravo Kicks Off 2014 With New Series 'Toned Up', 'Blood, Sweat and Heels' and '100 Days of Summer'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 18, 2013.
- "Animal Planet's "Cold River Cash" Follows Maine's Fiercest Fishermen in Their Mad Rush to Cash in on Surprisingly Valuable Elver Eels". The Futon Critic. December 9, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- "National Geographic Channel's New Series "Do or Die" Gives the "Do's" and Don'ts" of Surviving Real Disaster Scenarios". The Futon Critic. December 12, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- "Home of Hip Hop Legend Gets Major Transformation in New DIY Network Series "Rev Run's Renovation"". The Futon Critic. December 11, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- "MTV Announces "Teen Wolf" Season Four and the New "Wolf Watch" Companion Series Today at New York Comic-Con". The Futon Critic. October 12, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- "CBS Shifts Premiere of ‘Intelligence’ to January," from Variety, November 12, 2013.
- "ABC Releases Midseason Schedule: 'Betrayal' Canceled, 'Revenge' Moves to 10PM, + 'Suburgatory' Premieres January 15". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 19, 2013.
- "TLC Premieres New Series "Escaping the Prophet" on Tuesday, January 7 at 10/9C". The Futon Critic. December 9, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- "'Ironside' & 'Welcome to the Family' Canceled by NBC; 'Community to Premiere January 2, 'Chicago P.D.' January 8". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved October 18, 2013.
- "GSN Announces Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series". The Futon Critic. October 28, 2013. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
- "Syfy's New Scripted Thriller 'Helix' Debuts Friday, January 10 at 10 pm". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 5, 2013.
- Andreeva, Nellie (September 12, 2013). "Fox Pushes Premiere Of New Comedy Series 'Enlisted' To January". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 12, 2013.
- "FOX Announces Premiere Dates for 'American Idol', 'The Following', 'Rake', 'Enlisted' and More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved October 25, 2013.
- "Hallmark Channel Original Series 'When Calls the Heart' to Premiere January 11th". TV By the Numbers. December 16, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
- Porter, Rick (October 16, 2013). "'Girls' Season 3 gets a January premiere date along with 'True Detective' and 'Looking'". Zap 2 It. Archived from the original on January 13, 2014.
- "TLC Shares the Romance and Realities of International Relationships in "90 Day Fiance"". The Futon Critic. December 16, 2013. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- "Syfy Announces 2014 Premiere Dates for 'Opposite Worlds', 'Bitten', 'Being Human', 'Lost Girl', 'Helix' and More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
- "FX Unveils January 2014 Premieres for 'Justified', 'Archer' and 'Chozen'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
- "Magician Andrew Mayne to help others seek revenge in new A&E TV series". Digital Spy. Retrieved December 10, 2013.
- "A&E's New Original Series "Crazy Hearts: Nashville" Follows a Group of Rising Stars as They Discover What It Takes to Live and Love in Music City". The Futon Critic. December 13, 2013. Retrieved January 15, 2014.
- "MTV Set to Air New Ambush Prank Series 'Jerks With Cameras' on Thursday January 16 at 10:30 PM". TV By the Numbers. December 19, 2013. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
- "Oliva Holt Stars in Filmed Comedy Series 'I Didn't Do It' Premiering Friday January 17 on Disney Channel". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved December 2, 2013.
- "'Auction Hunters: Pawn Shop Edition' Returns January 18, Followed by New Series 'Thrift Hunters' on Spike TV". TV By the Numbers. December 16, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
- "CMT Welcomes "My Big Redneck Family" in an All-New Series Premiering Saturday, January 18 at 10 pm ET/PT". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- "HBO Sets Debut Dates For 'True Detective', 'Looking' & 'Girls' Season 3". Deadline Hollywood. October 16, 2013. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
- "E! Celebrates January 19 Premiere of '#RichKids of Beverly Hills' with Social Media Hunt Giving Away Designer Items". TV By the Numbers. December 23, 2013. Retrieved December 24, 2013.
- "Disney Junior to Transport Viewers to 'Sheriff Callie's Wild West'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
- "Syfy to Transport Viewers to 'Opposite Worlds'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- "New Dating Series 'Are You The One?' to Premiere Tuesday, January 21 on MTV". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved January 7, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (December 11, 2013). "Comedy Central Sets Winter Schedule Including 'Workaholics', 'Tosh.0' & 'Inside Amy Schumer'". Zap2it. Retrieved January 26, 2014.
- "Get Up Close with the Wahlberg Family in the New Original A&E Series "Wahlburgers" Premiering Wednesday, January 22 at 10:30 PM ET/PT". The Futon Critic. November 12, 2013. Retrieved January 18, 2014.
- "New Series 'Dark Rye' to Premiere January 22 on Pivot". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
- "FOX Midseason Schedule: 'Glee' to Tuesday, 'Mindy' on Hiatus; 'Dads' Canceled?; 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Gets 'New Girl' Lead In + 'The Following,' & 'Rake'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
- Patrick Kevin Day (November 20, 2013). "Michael Bay's pirate drama Black Sails gets Starz premiere date". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
- "New Discovery Channel Series "Rod N Wheels" Follows Two Buddies and Their Sons as They Restore Rare Classic Cars". The Futon Critic. January 15, 2014. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
- ‘Wallykazam’ to Premiere on Nickelodeon Feb. 3 Animation World Network, January 14, 2014
- "Restaurant Rookies Are On the Hunt for the Perfect Property in New Series "Buy This Restaurant"". The Futon Critic. January 8, 2014. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- "Breaking News – Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group Mix It Up Globally with MIXELS". The Futon Critic. January 27, 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
- "CMT Will Show Off Some New Ink When "Tattoo Titans" Premieres on Thursday, February 13 at 11 pm ET/PT". The Futon Critic. January 14, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
- "Breadwinners". Biz.viacom.com. January 26, 2014. Archived from the original on February 3, 2014. Retrieved February 22, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (December 12, 2013). "The CW Sets Midseason Schedule & New Series Premiere Dates; 'The Tomorrow People' Moving to Monday". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved December 12, 2013.
- Friedlander, Whitney (January 10, 2014). "NBC to Preview 'About a Boy,' 'Growing Up Fisher' During Olympics". Variety. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
- Finke, Nikki (May 13, 2013). "Late Night At NBC Upfronts: Jay Leno To "Pass The Baton" To Jimmy Fallon During Winter Olympics; Seth Meyers To Start Feb. 24". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
- "Maria Bartiromo's big day with Fox Business Network is arriving". The Los Angeles Times. January 24, 2014. Retrieved March 23, 2014.
- "Video: New Video — TNT's "Private Lives of Nashville Wives," Premiering Feb. 24". The Futon Critic. January 7, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
- Steinberg, Brian (January 27, 2014). "MSNBC to Launch Ronan Farrow, Joy Reid In Daytime". Variety. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
- "AMC Announces 2014 Programming Schedule". The Futon Critic. January 11, 2014. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
- "New Reality Series 'Chrome Underground' to Premiere Tuesday, February 25 on Discovery Channel". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved January 23, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (January 17, 2014). "ABC Announces Premiere Dates for 'Black Box' & 'Dancing With the Stars' + 'Mind Games' Replaces 'Killer Women'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 18, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (January 6, 2014). "New Drama 'The Red Road' to Premiere Thursday, February 27 on Sundance Channel". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
- "Exclusive: TNT Bumps "Inside Job," "Save Our Business" to Friday, February 28". The Futon Critic. December 26, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
- "OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces Four New Original Series Premieres in 2014". The Futon Critic. January 9, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- "Bravo Media Marches Into Spring with Five New and Returning Series". The Futon Critic. January 14, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- "Chloe Sevigny and James D'Arcy Star in the New A&E Network Original Series "Those Who Kill"". The Futon Critic. January 9, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (February 6, 2014). "'Win Lose or Draw' to Premiere Monday, March 3 on Disney Channel". Zap2it. Retrieved February 22, 2014.
- "Lifetime Launches Wednesday Night Programming Block with Season Two of "Preachers' Daughters" and All-New Docuseries "Bring It!," Premiering March 5". The Futon Critic. February 5, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- "New Unscripted Series 'Celebrity Home Raiders' to Premiere March 6 on Lifetime". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved January 23, 2014.
- "CHICAGOLAND Roars on CNN March 6 – From Executive Producers Robert Redford, Laura Michalchyshyn, Marc Levin and Mark Benjamin". CNN. 2014-02-27. Retrieved March 2, 2014.
- Eakin, Marah (February 7, 2014). "Andy Daly sleeps with a celebrity in the new trailer for Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
- "'Saint George' Premieres March 6 on FX". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
- Littleton, Cynthia (December 9, 2013). "USA Sets March 6 Premiere for Original Comedy 'Sirens'". Variety. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
- "ABC Announces Premiere Dates for 'Resurrection' and 'The Quest' Plus Spring Split Season Return Dates". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
- "Library of Congress Officially Opens The Seth MacFarlane Collection of Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive". Library of Congress. Retrieved December 28, 2013.
- "Adam Carolla Seeks Retribution for Cheated Homeowners When "Catch a Contractor" Premieres Sunday, March 9 at 10 PM ET/PT on Spike TV". The Futon Critic. February 12, 2014. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- "'Heirs to the Dare' to Premiere Monday, March 10 on Discovery". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
- "USA Network Greenlights Comedic New Series "Chrisley Knows Best" (Working Title) Set to Premiere on Tuesday, March 11 at 10/9c". The Futon Critic. December 18, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Debuts a Trailer and Poster". Coming Soon. January 12, 2014. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- "'Naked After Dark' Hosted by Josh Wolf to Premiere Sunday, March 16 on Discovery". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 7, 2014.
- "'Lords of the Car Hoards' to Premiere March 17 on Discovery Channel". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
- "New Series 'The Fabulist', Hosted by Kristin Cavallari & Orly Shani, to Premiere Monday, March 17 on E!". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
- "New Reality Series 'Chasing Maria Menounos' to Premiere Tuesday, March 18 on Oxygen". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
- Kenneally, Tim (February 25, 2014). "'Storage Wars' Barry Spinoff 'Barry'd Treasure' to Premiere in March". The Wrap. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
- "Comedy Series Doll & Em, Starring Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells, Debuts March19, Exclusively on HBO" (PDF) (Press release). HBO. February 24, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014.
- "CNBC Premieres Original Docu-Series "Money Talks" Wednesday, March 19 at 10 pm ET/PT". The Futon Critic. January 18, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- "Syfy Announces Premiere Dates for 'Continuum', 'Warehouse 13', 'Metal Hurlan Chronicles' & More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved February 14, 2014.
- Littleton, Cynthia (January 13, 2014). "Fox Sets May 5 Premiere for '24: Live Another Day'". Variety. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (December 19, 2013). "CBS Announces One-Hour Finale for 'How I Met Your Mother' + 'Friends With Better Lives' Premiere & '2 Broke Girls' Move". Zap2It. Retrieved December 19, 2013.
- "MTV Announces Premiere Dates for Returning and New Comedy Series at Winter TCA Presentation". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
- "This Is HOT97" To Premiere March 31st On VH1 – Watch A Snippet Of The Trailer! from WQHT, March 5, 2014.
- "'Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave' to Premiere Tuesday, April 1 on MTV2". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
- Kemp, Stuart (March 20, 2014). "Netflix to Debut Rhys Darby's Mockumentary Series 'Short Poppies'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (January 9, 2014). "Mike Judge's Silicon Valley to Premiere April 6 on HBO". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 9, 2014.
- TVGN To Launch Alan Thicke Reality Series Multichannel News, March 12, 2014.
- "Food Network Ups the Ante in New Series "Kitchen Casino" Hosted by Bill Rancic". the Futon Critic. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- "Tom and Jerry are back! Get a first look at Cartoon Network's revival — Exclusive Video". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
- "New Countdown Show 'FNA USA' to Premiere Thursday, April 10 on CMT". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
- "Too Much Stand-up for One Month! 2014 Stand-up Month on Comedy Central Is Six Weeks of Laughs" (Press release). Comedy Central. March 10, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2014.
- "Bam's Bad Ass Game Show". TBS. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- "FX Sets Premiere Date For 'Fargo,'" from Variety, January 14, 2014.
- "Embrace Your Entrepreneurial Spirit and Prepare to Have Fun at Work as MTV2 Debuts Comedic Series "Jobs That Don't Suck" on April 16". The Futon Critic. March 25, 2014. Retrieved April 12, 2014.
- "CMT Steps Inside Kentucky's High-Stakes World of Dark-Fired Tobacco When "Tobacco Wars" Premieres Saturday, April 19". The Futon Critic. Retrieved April 14, 2014.
- "Valerie Bertinelli Reunites with "Touched by an Angel" Executive Producer Martha Williamson for Hallmark Channel's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," A New, Original Primetime Series Premiering April 20, 2014". The Futon Critic. March 13, 2014. Retrieved April 12, 2014.
- "Food Network debuts new show 'Rewrapped' hosted by Joey Fatone". The New York Daily News. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
- "New Relationship Series 'The Ex and The Why' & 'Time's Up' to Premiere Monday, April 21 on MTV". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 31, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (February 14, 2014). "'The Crazy Ones' and 'Two and a Half Men' Switch Timeslots + CBS Announces 'Bad Teacher' & 'Unforgettable' Premieres". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 14, 2014.
- Patten, Dominic (February 12, 2014). "HBO Sets Name & Date For John Oliver Debut". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
- "FOX News announces new daytime show 'Outnumbered'". Fox News. April 16, 2014. Retrieved April 19, 2014.
- "USA Network to Premiere "Playing House" on Tuesday, April 29 (10 – 11 pm ET/PT)". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- Howell, Elizabeth (March 6, 2014). "'Space Racers' TV Show Brings The Adorable (And The Science) To Preschoolers". Universe Today. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
- "New Series 'Alaskan Bush People' to Premiere Tuesday, May 6 on Discovery Channel". TV by the Numbers. April 28, 2014. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
- Reiher, Andrea (January 16, 2014). "'Penny Dreadful,' 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Californication' get premiere dates". Zap2It. Archived from the original on January 17, 2014. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
- "'Hungry Investors' to Premiere May 11 on Spike TV". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
- "New Series 'Inside: US Soccer's March to Brazil' to Premiere May 13 on ESPN". TV By the Numbers. March 9, 2014. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (March 26, 2014). "FOX Announces Premiere Dates for 'Kitchen Nightmares', 'Gang Related', 'Hotel Hell', 'MasterChef' & More; 'Enlisted' Pulled From Schedule". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 27, 2014.
- "Syfy Greenlights Twelve Half-Hour Episodes of 'The Wil Wheaton Project '". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2014-04-02. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- "Lifetime's Upcoming Premieres: "Petals on the Wind", "Little Women: LA" and "A Daughters' Nightmare"". The Futon Critic. May 2, 2014. Retrieved May 27, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (March 25, 2014). "NBC Announces Summer Premiere Dates for 'Crossbones', 'Undateable', 'The Night Shift', 'Taxi Brooklyn' & More". Zap2it. Retrieved March 26, 2014.
- "Pro Wrestling Champion "Showtime" Eric Young Tests the Limits of Outdoor Adventure in the New Animal Planet Series "No Limits"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
- 'Topless Prophet:' The Latest Detroit Entry in the TV World Deadline Detroit, June 9, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (April 4, 2014). "'Sing Your Face Off' to Premiere Saturday May 31 on ABC; 'Rookie Blue' Premiere Moves to June, 'The Quest' Premiere to July". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved April 5, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (March 5, 2014). "New Drama 'Halt And Catch Fire' to Premiere Sunday, June 1 on AMC". Zap2it. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
- "'Last Seen Alive' to Premiere Sunday, June 1 on Investigation Discovery". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
- "Nickelodeon to Premiere New Viral Video Game Show 'Webheads'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- "'Famous in 12' Premieres Tuesday June 3 on The CW". TV By the Numbers. March 13, 2014. Retrieved March 14, 2014.
- "TV Land Announces Summer Premiere Dates". The Futon Critic. March 26, 2014. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
- "Starz to Premiere New Original Series "Power" on Saturday, June 7". The Futon Critic. April 8, 2014. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
- "E! Delivers Original Programming Seven Days a Week, 365 Days a Year with Diverse Mix of Reality, Comedy, News, Live Events and Now Scripted". The Futon Critic. March 26, 2014. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
- "'Frankenfood' to Premiere Sunday, June 8 on Spike TV". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
- "History Presents Brand New Series "The Hunt" – Narrated by Metallica's James Hetfield". The Futon Critic. May 19, 2014. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
- "TNT Announces Premiere Dates for 'Falling Skies' Season 4 and New Series 'The Last Ship' & 'Legends'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
- "ABC Family Announces Summer Premiere Dates for 'Pretty Little Liars', 'Switched at Birth' 'Chasing Life', 'Mystery Girls' & 'Young & Hungry'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
- "New Series 'Big Smo' to Premiere Wednesday, June 11 on A&E". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
- "Syfy Announces Premiere Dates for 'Defiance' and 'Dominion'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (May 14, 2014). "TNT & TBS Announce New Series Including 'Transporter: The Series', 'The Librarians', 'Angie Tribeca' & More". Zap2it. Retrieved May 14, 2014.
- "ABC Announces 2014 Summer Schedule Including 'Mistresses', 'Rookie Blue', 'Motive' + New Series 'The Quest', 'Rising Star' & More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 24, 2014.
- "FX & FXX Set Summer Premiere Dates for 'Tyrant', 'The Strain', 'The Bridge' & More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved May 16, 2014.
- "E!'s 'Botched' Premieres June 24 at 9pm". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
- "Video: First Look at truTV's New Car-Design Competition Series "Motor City Masters," Premiering June 24". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
- Dodds, Eric (2 May 2014). "Girl Meets World Announces Series Premiere Date". time.com. TIME. Retrieved May 2, 2014.
- "Buyers Bare All in TLC's Nudist Real Estate Series 'Buying Naked'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- Deerwester, Jayme; Levin, Gary; Blas, Lorena; Keveney, Bill; Oldenburg, Ann (May 22, 2014). "6 new TV shows sure to heat up your summer". USA Today. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (March 11, 2014). "CBS Announces Premiere Dates for 'Under the Dome', 'Reckless', 'Unforgettable', 'Extant' & 'Big Brother'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 11, 2014.
- Kenneally, Tim (April 25, 2014). "Jay Leno, Whoopi Goldberg Join Cast of Disney's 'The 7D'". The Wrap. Retrieved June 16, 2014.
- "Doraemon Anime's Visual & Script Changes for U.S. TV Detailed". Anime News Network. May 11, 2014. Retrieved May 12, 2014.
- "MTV Orders Family Drama Series From ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Creator" from Variety, January 30, 2014.
- "'Leah Remini: It's All Relative' to Premiere Thursday, July 10 on TLC (Video)". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
- Genzlinger, Neil (2014-07-11). "Shoe Prints, Dripping Blood and Groping 'Hunt With John Walsh' Goes for Suspects Still at Large". The New York Times. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
- "'José Díaz-Balart' debuts July 14 on msnbc". MSNBC. 8 July 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (May 8, 2014). "'Matador' to Premiere on El Rey Network Tuesday, July 15". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Retrieved May 8, 2014.
- "The Divide Official website". April 26, 2014.
- "USA Announces Summer Premiere Dates for 'Royal Pains', 'Covert Affairs', 'Graceland', 'Suits', 'Rush' & More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved April 23, 2014.
- "Nicole Richie Brings Her Tweets to Life in New VH1 Series "#CandidlyNicole"". The Futon Critic. March 31, 2014. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- "'The Lottery' Premieres July 20 on Lifetime". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- "Anthony Anderson Discovers America's Best Food Festivals on New Food Network Series "Food Fest Nation"". The Futon Critic. June 16, 2014. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- "Lifetime's New Reality Series 'BAPs' to Premiere Wednesday, July 23". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 10, 2014.
- "SHOWATCH Henry Danger". The Futon Critic. Retrieved July 26, 2014.
- "Six Part Series 'Escaping Alaska' to Premiere Sunday, July 27 on TLC". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
- "Lifetime Orders Fourteen Episodes of Docuseries 'Raising Asia'; Show Set to Premiere Tuesday, July 29". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
- "NBC Sports Group Launches New Reality Series 'Mecum Dealmakers' July 31 at 10 pm". TV By the Numbers. Archived from the original on July 29, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
- "'Partners' to Commence August 4 on FX". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved May 22, 2014.
- "'Extreme Guide to Parenting' to Premiere Thursday, August 7 on Bravo". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (June 6, 2014). "August Debuts Confirmed for Katt Williams Special and Chris Lilley Series". Zap2it. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (July 9, 2014). "'The Knick' Starring Clive Owen & Directed by Steven Soderbergh to Preimier August 8 on Cinemax" (Press release). TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on July 13, 2014. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
- "STARZ — Outlander — A STARZ Original Series". STARZ.com. Retrieved June 3, 2014.
- "New Docuseries 'Cement Heads' to Premiere Tuesday, August 12 on A&E". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
- "AMC Orders Unscripted Series "4th and Loud" Focused on the Inaugural Season of the LA KISS Arena Football League Team". The Futon Critic. July 11, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014.
- "Magic Competition 'Wizard Wars', Judged by Penn & Teller, to Premiere Tuesday, August 19 on Syfy". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
- "About the Show". BBC America. Archived from the original on July 20, 2014. Retrieved July 25, 2014.
- Telco Productions Orders New Half-Hour Weekly Series "The Flipside" TV Media Insights, November 14, 2013.
- Bibel, Sara (July 10, 2014). "FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2014–2015 Season; 'Red Band Society' Launches Early, 'Sleepy Hollow' & 'Gotham' on September 22". Zap2it. Archived from the original on August 15, 2014. Retrieved July 10, 2014.
- "NBCU to Take Out Meredith Vieira for Fall 2014" from Broadcasting & Cable, July 9, 2013.
- "Online Couples Shack Up On A Deserted Island in New A&E Series 'Love Prison'". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved August 11, 2014.
- "'I (Heart) Nick Carter' to Premiere Wednesday September 10 at 10 pm on VH1". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved August 27, 2014.
- "Syfy Announces All-New Zombie Series 'Z Nation'". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2014-04-07. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- "Live-Action Comedy 'Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn' to Premiere Saturday, September 13 on Nickelodeon". TVbytheNumbers.
- "E! Orders New Kardashian Spin-Off, Renews Rich Kids of Beverly Hills" from TV Guide, March 26, 2014.
- "Series Premiere of 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood' to Premiere Monday, September 15 on VH1". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
- TV NEWS: JUDGE MABLEAN TO RETURN TO DAYTIME TV Concrete Loop, November 14, 2013.
- Tim Kenneally "The Wrap" January 23, 2014 Judge Judy-Created ‘Hot Bench’ to Premiere in the Fall thewrap.com, Retrieved on July 15, 2014
- Bibel, Sara (September 18, 2014). "TV Ratings Wednesday: 'The Mysteries of Laura' Starts Strong, 'Red Band Society' Premieres Soft, 'Extant' Finale & 'Penn & Teller Fool Us' Up". Zap2it. Retrieved September 18, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (June 24, 2014). "CBS Announces Fall Premiere Dates; Early Start for 'Madam Secretary'; 'Big Bang Theory' & 'Scorpion' Launch Premiere Week". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
- Milligan, Mercedes (July 30, 2014). "Adult Swim Premiering Mr. Pickles September 21". Animation Magazine. Archived from the original on August 1, 2014. Retrieved August 1, 2014.
- Craig Ferguson Talks Latenight Moves, New Game Show at NATPE Variety, January 27, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (July 15, 2014). "ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates". Archived from the original on September 16, 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2014.
- Sony making a sports version of Jeopardy! Archived 2014-05-02 at the Wayback Machine Associated Press (April 30, 2014). Retrieved April 30, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (June 2, 2014). "NBC Sets Fall Premiere Dates for 'The Blacklist', 'The Mysteries of Laura', 'Parenthood', 'Bad Judge', 'Constantine' & More". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
- "Teams Compete to Drive Away with the Grand Prize on New Food Network Series "Food Truck Face Off"". The Futon Critic. August 22, 2014. Retrieved September 28, 2014.
- "New Series 'Dead Again' to Premiere Thursday, October 2 on A&E". TV By the Numbers. September 15, 2014. Retrieved September 16, 2014.
- "STAR WARS REBELS: SPARK OF REBELLION PREMIERES FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3 ON DISNEY CHANNEL". starwars.com. Star Wars. August 19, 2014. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
- "TNT Announces Restaurants Set to Participate in New Series 'On the Menu', Set to Premiere Friday, Oct. 3". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
- "Reluctantly Healthy Joins The CW's Saturday Morning Line-Up". TV Insight Media. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
- "STARZ – Survivor's Remorse – A STARZ Original Series". Starz.com. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
- Albiniak, Paige (April 7, 2014). "Rohrs' 'The Pinkertons' to Launch This Fall". broadcastingcable.com. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (August 21, 2014). "'Manzo'd With Children' to Premiere Sunday, October 5 on Bravo" (Press release). Zap2it. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
- ""Max & Shred" Coming to Nickelodeon October 6th – Nickandmore!". www.nickandmore.com. Retrieved 2018-09-04.
- Bibel, Sara (June 25, 2014). "The CW Announces Fall Premiere Dates; 'The Vampire Diaries' Returns October 2,'The Flash' & 'Supernatural' Premiere October 7". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 26, 2014.
- Rowe, Mike (August 23, 2014). "October 8th, 9pm. (Hows that for a hint!?)". Facebook.com. Retrieved October 26, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie (January 16, 2014). "Showtime To Pick Up Drama 'The Affair', Philip Seymour Hoffman Comedy To Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
- "VH1 Greenlights 'Tiny & Shekinah's Weave Trip'; series to Premiere Monday, October 13". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved September 16, 2014.
- Painter, Sally (November 7, 2014). ""Unlivable" FYI Network with April Glover". Design Capsule. Retrieved August 27, 2015.
- "Network TV Press Releases Comedy 'Kirby Buckets' to Premiere Monday, October 20 on Disney XD". tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2014-09-04. Archived from the original on 2014-09-13. Retrieved 2014-09-13.
- "ESPN to Air 'Grantland Basketball Show' Featuring Bill Simmons". TheWrap. Retrieved August 12, 2014.
- Burlingame, Russ (October 14, 2014). "Robot Chicken and The Mike Tyson Mysteries Release New York Comic Con Trailers". comicbook.com. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
- "truTV Gets Way More Fun with Brand Refresh and New Shows". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved September 23, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie (23 October 2013). "USA Orders Comedy Presentation Starring Eliza Coupe & Produced By ABC Signature". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
- "Bravo Media Follows Six Europeans Chasing the American Dream in the New Docu-Series "Euros of Hollywood" Premiering November 3 at 10 pm ET/PT". The Futon Critic. October 6, 2014. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
- "History Premieres New Season of Hit Series "The Curse of Oak Island" & Premieres Brand New Series "Search for the Lost Giants"". The Futon Critic. September 23, 2014. Retrieved September 24, 2014.
- "Competitors Face the Heat in New Food Network Series "Kitchen Inferno"". The Futoon Critic. October 6, 2014. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
- Sonic Boom (Working Title) – A New Animated Series Coming Fall 2014 Sega Blog, October 2, 2013.
- Bibel, Sara (August 7, 2014). "Limited Series 'The Missing' to Premiere Saturday, November 15 on Starz". Zap2it. Retrieved August 7, 2014.
- "Lifetime's New Docu-Series, "The Sisterhood," Premieres Tuesday, November 25, at 10 pm ET/PT". September 30, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
- "America's Favorite TV Mom Roseanne Barr Hosts New Series – "Momsters: When Moms Go Bad" on Investigation Discovery Premiering Black Friday, November 28". The Futon Critic. November 5, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (July 14, 2014). "'Million Dollar Listing New York' Renewed for Season Four + Bravo Greenlights Three New Series". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on July 4, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
- Truitt, Brian (November 21, 2014). "First look: 'Penn Zero' premieres with holiday special". USA Today. Gannett. Retrieved June 20, 2018.
- Tartaglione, Nancy (October 7, 2014). "Mipcom Briefs: France Télévisions Checks Out 'The Librarians'; ProSieben, CBS Int'l Extend Partnership; More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 9, 2014.
- "TNT Offers On-Demand Sneak Peek of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's New Series 'Wake Up Call' - Ratings - TVbytheNumbers.Zap2it.com". TVbytheNumbers.
- "Netflix's 'Marco Polo' Sets December Premiere Date". Deadline Hollywood. August 28, 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2014.
- "NICKELODEON TO LAUNCH BRAND-NEW SERIES REACTTOTHAT ON MONDAY, DEC. 15 AT 6 P.M. (ET/PT)". Archived from the original on 2014-12-14.
- DreamWorks Animation (November 3, 2014). "The Wildest Party Ever Hits the Jungle When the Netflix Original Series ALL HAIL KING JULIEN Debuts Dec. 19" (Press release). PR Newswire. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
- "Original Movie 'House of Secrets' to Premiere Wednesday, January 1 on LMN". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- Locker, Melissa (June 3, 2013). "IFC's "The Spoils of Babylon" to feature Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Toby Maguire, Kristen Wiig, Tim Robbins and more". IFC. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
- ""Cloud 9," an Inspirational Movie Set in the World of Competitive Snowboarding, Premieres Friday, January 17 on Disney Channel". The Futon Critic. December 2, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- "One of the Most Talked About Bestsellers of All Time, V.C. Andrews' Iconic "Flowers in the Attic," Comes to Lifetime January 18". The Futon Critic. November 14, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- "Rachel Blanchard Stars with Jack Wagner and Cameron Mathison in "My Gal Sunday," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere, January 18". The Futon Critic. November 20, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
- ""Klondike" Themed Episode of Discovery Channel's "The Dirt" to Air Monday, January 20 at 7 pm". The Futon Critic. January 20, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2014.
- "Christina Ricci Kills It in the Lifetime Original Movie "Lizzie Borden Took An Ax," Premiering January 25". The Futon Critic. November 18, 2013. Retrieved February 1, 2014.
- "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond premieres January 29 On BBC America's Dramaville" (Press release). BBC Worldwide. December 19, 2013. Retrieved February 6, 2014.
- "Lifetime Presents Star-Studded Black History Month with Two New Original Movies "The Gabby Douglas Story," Debuting February 1 and "The Trip to Bountiful," Premiering February 22". The Futon Critic. January 6, 2014. Retrieved February 1, 2014.
- "Stefanie Powers Predicts a Proposal When She Stars with Rachel Boston and Kirby Morrow in "A Ring by Spring," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere, March 8". The Futon Critic. January 11, 2014. Retrieved February 1, 2014.
- "Lifetime Hunts "The Grim Sleeper" in Original Movie Starring Dreama Walker, Macy Gray, Ernie Hudson and Michael O'neill Premiering Saturday, March 15". The Futon Critic. February 18, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2014.
- "Date and Time Change for Two Upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Movie April Premieres". The Futon Critic. February 21, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2014.
- "Hallmark Hall of Fame Presents In My Dreams". Hallmark corporate press release. Archived from the original on April 8, 2014. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
- "Hallmark Channel Announces the Title and Time Change for the Network's Following Original Movie, "Mom's Day Away"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
- Sasson, Eric (May 13, 2014). "HBO Gives 'The Normal Heart' A Strong Push". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
- "Lifetime to Premiere 'Petals On The Wind' on Memorial Day". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2014-04-01. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- "Premiere of 'The Sixties' Brings Younger Viewers to CNN". Variety. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
- "Everything mentioned from 2000 and 2001 in VH1's 'I Love the 2000s'". Entertainment Weekly. June 17, 2014. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
- "Zendaya to Star In 'Zapped' Slated to Premiere on Disney Channels Around the World in 2014". TVbytheNumbers.Zap2it.com. 2013-08-23. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (May 12, 2014). "Miniseries 'The Honorable Woman' Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal to Premiere July 31 on Sundance". Zap2it. Retrieved May 12, 2014.
- Ng, Philiana. "Syfy's 'Sharknado 2' Sets Premiere Date, Cameos (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 7, 2014.
- Ng, Philiana (July 31, 2013). "'A.N.T. Farm,' 'Lab Rats' Stars to Topline Disney Channel TV Movie". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- "The Good Witch's Wonder press release" (PDF) (Press release). Hallmark Channel. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-09-03. Retrieved September 9, 2014.
- "Hallmark Channel's #1 Rated "Countdown to Christmas" Unveils the Most Impressive Holiday Schedule Ever". The Futon Critic. September 1, 2014. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
- "Aaliyah biopic: Alexandra Shipp to play late R&B star in Lifetime movie". NY Daily News. New York. July 18, 2014. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (October 30, 2013). "'Hello Ladies: The Movie' to Premiere Saturday, November 22 on HBO". Zap2it. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
- "Hallmark Channel November & December Date Changes". The Futon Critic. September 29, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
- "ION Television Invites Viewers to "Get Wrapped Up in the Holidays!" with Five All-New Original Holiday Movies". The Futon Critic. September 22, 2014. Retrieved November 10, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (July 24, 2014). "Christmas Special 'Toy Story That Time Forgot' to Premiere Tuesday, December 2 on ABC". Zap2it. Retrieved October 5, 2014.
- ""Peter Pan Live!" Takes Musical Flight Dec. 4 on NBC". The Futon Critic. January 19, 2014. Retrieved February 1, 2014.
- Gans, Andrew. ""Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years" Will Air on ABC, With Performances by Ashley Brown, Adam Jacobs". Playbill. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
- "ABC to Air "Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years", Hosted by Jesse Attlee Ferguson". D23. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
- Williams, Katie (October 13, 2014). "Syfy's Ascension Premiering in December". IGN. Retrieved October 25, 2014.
- "World Premiere of 'ID Films: Confessions of The Boston Strangler' Monday, December 29 on Investigation Discovery". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
- Goldberg, Lesley (July 16, 2013). "'American Dad' Moves to TBS in 2014". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
- Spangler, Todd (March 18, 2014). "WIGS 'Blue' Season 3 Starring Julia Stiles Coming to Hulu and Fox.com — Not YouTube – Variety". Variety.
- Andreeva, Nellie (March 28, 2013). "FX's 'It's Always Sunny', 'The League' & 'Legit' Renewed, Will Move To FXX". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
- Goldberg, Lesley (October 2, 2013). "'Wilfred' Renewed for Fourth and Final Season on FXX". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 12, 2013.
- Owen, Rob (March 25, 2014). "Pittsburgh-set 'Those Who Kill' moving to LMN". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "Shows A – Z – deadly wives on lmn".
- "Is Giuliana Rancic's Surrogate Going to Carry Baby No. 2?!—Watch and Find Out! on E! News | E! Online UK". Eonline.com. August 8, 2013. Retrieved September 26, 2013.
- "After Just Three Weeks, HLN Tweaks Upwave Programming". Mediabistro.com. 2013-12-17. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- "Wander Over Yonder and Gravity Falls Apparently Moving to Disney XD". Derpy News. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
- "Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves To Hallmark Channel" from Deadline (September 12, 2014)
- "NFL, CBS partner on 'Thursday Night Football' in 2014". NFL.com. February 5, 2014. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
- "CNN to Add ‘Inside Politics’ With John King to Sunday Mornings" from Variety, January 30, 2014.
- Rice, Lynette (May 13, 2013). "Official: '24' returns May 2014". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
- Ray, Amber (March 22, 2014). "'Last Comic Standing' adds judges Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans; J.B. Smoove to host". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "ABC News Launches 'NY Med' On June 24". Deadline Hollywood. May 7, 2014. Retrieved May 7, 2014.
- Ausiello, Michael (November 15, 2013). "'The Killing' The Killing Lives! Netflix Orders 6-Episode Final Season of AMC's Cancelled Drama". TVLine. Retrieved November 15, 2013.
- "'Candid Camera' Gets a TV Land Reboot: EP Peter Funt Talks 'Derivative' Shows, Drones, and a More Gullible Public". TheWrap. April 9, 2014. Retrieved June 26, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (September 9, 2014). "HBO confirms November 9 Premieres for 'The Newsroom', 'The Comeback' & 'Getting On'". Zap2it. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014. Retrieved September 10, 2014.
- Parks & Recreation: "Second Chunce" entry on TheFutonCritic.com
- Fleming, Jr., Mike (January 6, 2014). "'American Masters' 'Salinger' Director's Cut To Include 15 Extra Minutes Of Revelations". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 22, 2014.
- The Vampire Diaries: "500 Years of Solitude" entry on TheFutonCritic.com
- Criminal Minds: "200" entry on TheFutonCritic.com
- "Exclusive: Sneak Peek at General Hospital's 13,000th Episode" from TV Guide, February 18, 2014.
- Emery, Debbie (February 24, 2014). "Jimmy Kimmel Celebrates His 2,000th Episode By Not Gifting His Audience". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
- "NCIS" 250th episode: Watch a sneak peek CBS News, March 4, 2014.
- Lea Michele: 'Glee' will be like 'Friends' after 100th episode Zap 2 It, March 7, 2014.
- "'The Price Is Right' Celebrates its 8000th Episode on Monday, April 7". Tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com. 2014-04-02. Retrieved June 29, 2014.
- Rothman, Lily (April 25, 2014). "Six Vanna White Facts to Blow Your Mind as Wheel of Fortune Celebrates 6,000 Episodes". Time. Retrieved April 29, 2014.
- "Listings – 24: Live Another Day". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 7, 2014.
- Burt, Kayti (May 12, 2014). "When Is Pretty Little Liars' 100th Episode?". Wetpaint. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (August 26, 2014). "'Hot in Cleveland' Airs 100th Episode on Wednesday August 27th" (Press release). TV by the Numbers. Retrieved August 27, 2014.
- Bucksbaum, Sydney (July 10, 2014). "'Ridiculousness' Season 5: Sterling 'Steelo' Brim dishes on reaching 100 episodes and launching fashion line Basic Math". Zap2it. Retrieved April 4, 2014.
- Gordon, Mike (July 8, 2014). "Blessing begins fifth season of 'Hawaii Five-0'". Honolulu Star Advertiser. Retrieved July 9, 2014.
- "(#1005) "Fan Fiction"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
- "The Secret of ‘Shark Tank’s’ Surprising Success" from Variety (November 11, 2014)
- Ausiello, Michael (October 20, 2014). "Bones' 200th Episode Premise Revealed (and It's Pretty Freakin' Cool)". TVLine. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
- "(#2100) "Charlie & The 100th Episode"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
- "Raising Hope" from SNTA
- "Anger Management" from SNTA
- "TV Land's 'Hot in Cleveland' Set for 2014 Syndication Bow" from Hollywood Reporter (July 19, 2012)
- "'The Good Wife' will have multiple partners in syndication" from Los Angeles Times (March 13, 2014)
- "'Blue Bloods' Poised to Ink Multiplatform Syndication Deal" from Hollywood Reporter (February 3, 2014)
- "UPDATE: TBS Lands '2 Broke Girls' Off-Net Rights For Record $1.7 Million; CBS Stations Pick Up '2 Broke Girls' And 'Mike & Molly'" from Deadline (July 25, 2012)
- "Cougar Town" from SNTA
- "Scandal" from SNTA
- "Betrayal TV show canceled, no season 2". TV Series Finale. Retrieved June 18, 2014.
- NBC’s ‘Sean Saves The World’ Cancelled, Shuts Down Production from Deadline, January 28, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie. "For The Record: 'The Michael J. Fox' Is Officially Cancelled". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 18, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie. "'Dracula' on NBC cancelled". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 18, 2014.
- "'Carrie Diaries', 'Tomorrow People' & 'Star-Crossed' Cancelled by The CW". TV By the Numbers. May 8, 2014. Retrieved May 8, 2014.
- 'Ravenswood' canceled by ABC Family Zap 2 It, February 14, 2014.
- "HLN Cancels ‘Showbiz Tonight’ As Part of Transformation of Network" from Variety, February 3, 2014.
- Kenneally, Tim (August 9, 2013). "Jay Leno's last 'Tonight Show' date set". The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
- "Twitter / bob_schooley: @DigiRanger1994 We finish mixing". Twitter.com. 2013-11-17. Retrieved February 16, 2014.
- "'Dads,' 'Enlisted' and 'Surviving Jack,' & 'Rake' Canceled After First Season by FOX". TV By the Numbers. 2014-05-07. Retrieved May 7, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie. "Disney Channel's 'Good Luck Charlie' To End Its Run". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 12, 2013.
- "List of Renewed and Cancelled Broadcast Shows for the 2013–14 Broadcast Season Through May 11, 2014 – Ratings". TVbytheNumbers.Zap2it.com. Retrieved June 18, 2014.
- "'Suburgatory', 'Super Fun Night' Canceled by ABC". TV By the Numbers. May 9, 2014. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
- "TV Land Cancels 'Kirstie' After One Season". The Hollywood Reporter. July 29, 2014. Retrieved July 29, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (April 29, 2014). "'Almost Human' Canceled by FOX After One Season". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved April 29, 2014.
- "'Men at Work' Canceled by TBS After Three Seasons". TVbytheNumbers. 2014-05-11. Retrieved May 11, 2014.
- A NEW YEAR BRINGS AN ALL-NEW ROB DYRDEK AS HE TAKES OVER THURSDAY NIGHTS ON MTV TV By The Numbers, November 21, 2013.
- McClain, China (December 26, 2013). "China Anne McClain announces A.N.T. Farm ending via Twitter". Twitter.com. Retrieved January 5, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie (March 27, 2014). "'Mind Games' Cancelled: ABC Replaces Series With Repeats". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
- Marechal, AJ (February 5, 2014). "USA's 'Psych' to End After Current Eighth Season". Variety. Retrieved February 5, 2014.
- Gennis, Sadie (March 14, 2014). "Piers Morgan's CNN Show Gets Official End Date". tvguide.com. TV Guide.
- Arlens, Chris (March 7, 2014). "'The Kudlow Report' Cancelled, Larry Kudlow Becomes CNBC Senior Contributor". TV Newser. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
- Bibel, Sara (May 14, 2014). "'Legit' Canceled by FX After Two Seasons, 'Chozen' Canceled After One". Zap2it. Retrieved May 15, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie. "CBS Cancels 'Crazy Ones', 'Bad Teacher', 'Intelligence', 'Hostages', 2 More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 18, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (August 13, 2014). "'Twisted' Cancelled After One Season by ABC Family". TV By The Numbers. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (March 28, 2014). "'Once Upon a Time in Wonderland' Canceled by ABC After One Season". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved March 28, 2014.
- Warburton, Tom (September 23, 2013). "'Fish Hooks' ending announced via blog post by director". Crosspost. Retrieved January 5, 2014.
- Kondolojy, Amanda (March 10, 2014). "'Raising Hope' Canceled After Four Seasons by FOX". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
- Andreeva, Nellie (February 25, 2014). "Syfy's 'Being Human' Cancelled, To End After Season 4". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
- "(Updated) 'Trophy Wife,' 'Mixology' Cancelled After One Season By ABC; 'The Neighbors' Also Cancelled". TV By the Numbers. May 8, 2014. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
- "Breaking: "The Artie Lange Show" has been cancelled". The Laugh Button. April 28, 2014. Retrieved April 29, 2014.