Who wants to read about the latest news over the past four and a bit weeks? It’s time for another Sunday News Roundup, here’s the next mega instalment from the 1st to the 28th June 2015. Enjoy reading the scoop on the latest news, spanning over the past month!
- TV news galore! Over the past month and a bit, there have been new TV series and/or pilots announced for Tangled, Fame, Colony and Fitzgerald; while you can read a bit more about new series Humans and Unreal as well as watch the official trailer for Heroes Reborn. You can also view the premiere dates for all 5 networks (ABC, FOX, NBC, CBS and CW), as well as viewing them all in one place here. Mr Robot and Aquarius have both been renewed for season 2, while new ABC series Quantico has moved and taken over the spot of Of Kings And Prophets, which is now unscheduled.
- But wait, there’s more TV news! Canada has released it’s schedule for Global TV, while there are spoilers, official air date announcements and casting updates about this year’s Comic-Con, Suits (Season 5 as well as a proposed remake!), Continuum, Agents Of Shield, Nashville, Scorpion, iZombie, Arrow and Once Upon A Time. There is news of a Smash Broadway production here and here, while official trailers for War Room, Daddy’s Home and The Martian debuted as well. The rights to air Jurassic World, which set various box office records, has been secured by FX, to air in 2016 or 2017. Which TV/movie news excites you the most?
- It’s music video/lyric video time! Check out new lyric videos from Chris McClarney (“Everything and Nothing Less”), Brandon Heath (“Behold Our God”), Soulfire Revolution (“Set The World On Fire”), TobyMac (“Backseat Driver”), Todd Ballard (“Lord Have Your Way”), All Things New (“Can’t Hold Me Down”) and Jimmy Needham (“Forever And Ever Amen”) as well as music videos from Owl City (“My Everything”), Lara Landon (“Oceans”), for KING & COUNTRY (“To The Dreamers” and “Run Wild”), Finding Favour (“Be Like You”), Planetshakers (“Nothing Is Impossible”), Izzi Ray (“Make Much Of You”), ILLA (“Young Diaries”), Colton Dixon (“Through All Of It”), Hillsong UNITED (“Touch The Sky”), Third Day (“Soul On Fire” and “Soul On Fire” live), Love & The Outcome (“Heart Like You”), Kristine Di Marco (“I Will Follow You”) and Dan Bremnes (“Where The Light Is”). There are also audio slides from JJ Heller (“Father Daughter Dance”) and Love & The Outcome (“Heart Like You”)! Which is your favourite video?
- It’s time for some song stories! Check out Chris August speaking about “He’s Still Here” and “Drop Your Stone” as well as other stories behind songs from Nichole Nordeman (“The Unmaking”), Third Day (“In Jesus’ Name”), and SHINEBRIGHT (“Reckless For Love” and “Closer To The Sun”). There are also interviews with Cory Ashbury and Jasmine Hurtado as we learn more about them as artists, while Jon Foreman delivered a poignant and heartfelt interview about his solo EP’s, and we heard interviews with artists on this year’s KLove Fan Awards red carpet. Which interview or behind the song story is your favourite?
- Throughout this past month, there have been plenty of album announcements and news about all original material being recorded. An original Audio Adrenaline guitarist is launching an Indiegogo campaign, while the Pizza Ranch compilation album released around a few weeks ago. House Of Peace, Casting Crowns, Rend Collective, Flame, Tim Hughes, David Dunn, Zealand Worship, Audrey Assad, Jasmine Hurtado and All Things New all have had new albums released or are set to release new albums, while Soulfire Revolution and Holly Starr have new singles releasing. Switchfoot also announced the 11th Annual Bro-Am fundraiser event, while Third Day performed an exclusive concert, streaming it on Yahoo! Which album release excites you the most?
- Want to hear some new albums in full? While you cannot listen to David Dunn’s new album (it was on New Release Tuesday album stream last week!), never fear, we have some links to some awesome releases to show you all. Finding Favour, Zealand, Populis, Steven Curtis Chapman and Laura Kaczor all have albums and songs available for streaming, what do you think of these releases?
- Wanting to know what songs are present in the new album from TobyMac? Then check out the track listing for “This Is Not A Test” here, releasing on August 7th!
- A new entertainment news and review site is coming, called Breakout Press. Check out the site when it is online later on in the year! I know I will!