2014 TV Events

by RecceR | created - 03 Dec 2013 | updated - 08 Dec 2014 | Public

Award shows, specials, miniseries, TV movies and any type of special event that will air on TV in 2014. Sometimes IMDB doesn't have a page for certain events in time, so I'll just list them up here until the pages are added. Please let me know if I have missed anything and I will add it right away. Thanks.

*Listed by chronological order, Eastern Time.

The 2015 TV Events list is now up and running.


Winter Olympics (Coverage): Feb 6th-23rd on NBC Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars: Mar. 2nd on ABC Academy of Country Music Awards: Apr. 5th @8pm on ABC BET Awards - June 29th @8pm on BET Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley - June 30th @8pm on NBC Hey Dude 25th Anniversary Marathon - July 14th @midnight on Teen Nick. Robin Williams Remembered - Aug. 15th @8pm on Reelz Rocket Power 15th Birthday Marathon - Aug. 16th @midnight on Teen Nick. Doctor Who: The Ultimate Time Lord - Aug 18th @10pm on BBC America 90s Are All That Hall-o-week - Oct. 27th-31st on Teen Nick The Making of Peter Pan Live! - Nov. 26th @8pm on NBC.

The following are other lists of mine you may find helpful. links in italics are important. links in bold are new

cancellation lists: 2013 Cable Shows, 2014 Cable Shows, 2013-2014 TV Season, 2014-2015 TV Season

premiere & finale lists: Fall 2014 Finales Fall 2014 Premieres

renewal lists: 2014-2015 TV Season, 2015-2016 TV Season, Cable Shows for 2014, Cable Shows for 2015

other lists: 2014-2015 Series Orders, 2014-2015 Shows in Danger, Christmas on TV 2014, Halloween on TV 2014, Thanksgiving on TV 2014

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1. The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards (2014 TV Special)

"People' s Choice Awards" - American award, that is awarded to the figures of pop culture on results the spectator voting. Handed annually, since 1975. 2005 to of winner in each of ... See full summary »

Directors: Alan Carter, Jeff Roe | Stars: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Malin Akerman, Jessica Alba

Votes: 55

airs Wednesday, January 8th @9pm on CBS.

2. The Spoils of Babylon (2014– )

TV-14 | 138 min | Comedy

Cynthia and Devon are two siblings whose intense love drives everything and everyone around them to ruin.

Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Cal Bartlett

Votes: 3,596

miniseries premiere Thursday, January 9th @10pm on IFC.

3. 71st Golden Globe Awards (2014 TV Special)


The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 71 annual event honoring excellence in film and television.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence, Jacqueline Bisset

Votes: 860

airs Sunday, January 12th @8pm on NBC. (3hrs)

airs Thursday, January 16th @8pm on The CW.

5. Cloud 9 (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A snowboarder takes lessons from a former champion, inspiring him to reach for the stars once again.

Director: Paul Hoen | Stars: Luke Benward, Dove Cameron, Mike C. Manning, Kiersey Clemons

Votes: 3,400

airs Friday, January 17th on Disney Channel.

6. 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014 TV Special)

Screen Actors Guild Award - American award, awarded by Guild of movie actors of the USA from 1995 for movies and television serials.

Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong'o, Julia Roberts, June Squibb

Votes: 40

airs Saturday, January 18th @8pm on TNT & TBS.

7. Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.

Director: Deborah Chow | Stars: Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka, Mason Dye

Votes: 8,355

airs Saturday, January 18th @8pm on Lifetime.

8. June in January (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

A newly engaged bride dreamed of her wedding day with her late mother for her entire life, and is looking forward to planning every perfect detail to honor her mom's memory. But her special... See full summary »

Director: Mark Griffiths | Stars: Brooke D'Orsay, Wes Brown, Marilu Henner, Gerard Plunkett

Votes: 757

airs Saturday, January 18th @8pm on Hallmark Channel.

9. My Gal Sunday (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

A newlywed couple proves their crime-solving prowess when their political ties and successful private-eye business suddenly puts them in grave danger. When their parents are taken hostage ... See full summary »

Director: Kristoffer Tabori | Stars: Rachel Blanchard, Cameron Mathison, Steve Bacic, Vincent Gale

Votes: 302

airs Saturday, January 18th @9pm on Hallmark Movie Channel.

10. Klondike (2014– )

274 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our ... See full summary »

Stars: Abbie Cornish, Marton Csokas, Ian Hart, Greg Lawson

Votes: 5,576

miniseries premeire Monday, January 20th @9pm on Discovery.

11. Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In 1893 Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden is put on trial for murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.

Director: Nick Gomez | Stars: Christina Ricci, Clea DuVall, Gregg Henry, Stephen McHattie

Votes: 4,791

airs Saturday, January 25th @8pm on Lifetime.

12. The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (2014 TV Special)

210 min | Music

The Beatles celebrate 50 years since they were the Ed Sullivan show in 1964 and famous singers sing the timeless songs as so much other stuff

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: LL Cool J, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Anna Kendrick

Votes: 154

airs Sunday, January 26th @8pm on CBS.

13. Fleming (2014)

TV-MA | 44 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.

Stars: Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Samuel West, Anna Chancellor

Votes: 4,368

miniseries premiere Wednesday, January 29th @10pm on BBC America.

14. The Gabby Douglas Story (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

The story of the international gymnastics phenomenon who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African American ever to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Regina King, Imani Hakim, Sydney Mikayla, Brian Tee

Votes: 1,511

airs Saturday, February 1st @8pm on Lifetime.

15. Kitten Bowl (2014 TV Special)

TV-G | 125 min | Sport

Kitten athletes go back-to-back and belly-to-belly in a major feline showdown.

Stars: Kristen Aldridge, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Rocco DiSpirito, Bob Harper

Votes: 51

airs Sunday, February 2nd @12pm on Hallmark.

16. Super Bowl XLVIII (2014 TV Special)


The AFC champion Denver Broncos and the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks play for the championship of the National Football League at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.

Director: Rich Russo | Stars: Paul McCartney, Peyton Manning, Erin Andrews, Marshawn Lynch

Votes: 372

airs Sunday, February 2nd @7:30pm on FOX.

17. The Girl He Met Online (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A man's relationship with a bipolar woman becomes dangerous.

Director: Curtis Crawford | Stars: Yvonne Zima, Shawn Roberts, Mary-Margaret Humes, Gary Hudson

Votes: 594

airs Saturday, February 8th @8pm on Lifetime.

18. The Good Mistress (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A woman's one-night stand turns out to be her friend's husband, and a local political candidate.

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Annie Heise, Antonio Cupo, Kendra Anderson, Jeremy Guilbaut

Votes: 446

airs Saturday, February 15th @8pm on Lifetime.

19. The Trip to Bountiful (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 102 min | Drama

Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Wilson | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood, Keke Palmer

Votes: 532

airs Saturday, February 22nd @8pm on Lifetime.

20. The BET Honors (2014 TV Special)

TV-PG | 120 min | Family, Music

The annual BET Honors ceremony was hosted by Wayne Brady and honored the contribution of African-American entertainers and dignitaries. The event was held at the Warner Theatre in ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Robinson, Jonte | Stars: Wayne Brady, Anthony Anderson, Michael Bivins, Wolf Blitzer

Votes: 6

airs Monday, February 24th @9pm on BET

21. The Oscars (2014 TV Special)

TV-14 | 175 min | Comedy, Music

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anne Hathaway, Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper

Votes: 3,788

airs Sunday, March 2nd @8:30pm on ABC.

22. A Ring by Spring (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

Always cynical of marriage, a confident business consultant finally gets a wake-up call when a fortuneteller predicts she will have a ring by spring or never marry and scrambles to avoid a destiny of a lifetime alone before it's too late.

Director: Kristoffer Tabori | Stars: Rachel Boston, Kirby Morrow, Ali Liebert, Jesse Moss

Votes: 1,166

airs Saturday, March 8th @7pm on Hallmark Channel.

23. My Big Fat Geek Wedding (2014 TV Special)


Led by celebrity wedding planner Kristin Banta, two geeks in love plan the ultimate fantasy themed wedding - complete with a dragon surprise.

Director: Zach Kozek

airs Tuesday, March 11th @10pm on Syfy.

airs Sunday, March 16th @9pm on Lifetime. (2hrs)

25. The Grim Sleeper (2014)

TV-14 | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

Journalist Christine Pelisek helps law enforcement investigate the alleged serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper.

Director: Stanley M. Brooks | Stars: Dreama Walker, Michael O'Neill, Ernie Hudson, Macy Gray

Votes: 468

airs Saturday, March 15th @8pm on Lifetime.

26. Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary, History

A look at the story behind Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from all of the Marvel films, the Marvel One-Shots and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Stars: Axel Alonso, Victoria Alonso, Hayley Atwell, Jeffrey Bell

Votes: 866

airs Tuesday, March 18th @8pm on ABC.

27. Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2014 (2014 TV Special)

90 min | Music

Debby Ryan hosts the kids choice awards and the chance of winning is... slime inducing.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Tyler Alvarez, American Authors, Guy Amir

Votes: 88

airs Saturday, March 29th @8pm on Nickelodeon.

28. The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)

Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama

In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.

Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte, James Cromwell, Mark Pellegrino

Votes: 5,026

airs Saturday, April 5th @8pm on Lifetime.

29. Bermuda Tentacles (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When Air Force One goes down over the Bermuda Triangle, the Navy sends its best rescue team. But in saving the president, the team awakens a monster which threatens America's entire Eastern Seaboard and, ultimately, the world.

Director: Nick Lyon | Stars: Trevor Donovan, Linda Hamilton, Mya, John Savage

Votes: 1,927

airs Saturday, April 12th @9pm on Syfy.

30. 2014 MTV Movie Awards (2014 TV Special)

Comedy, Music

A film-awards show presented annually on MTV.

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Evan Silver | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Samberg, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman

Votes: 283

airs Sunday, April 13th @9pm on MTV.

31. Lucky in Love (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

When Mira's April Fool's Day tricks materialize, she finds herself promoted to the perfect job, dating the perfect man and living in the perfect home. Mira's newly upgraded life even ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Fair | Stars: Jessica Szohr, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Ryan Kennedy, Peter Benson

Votes: 1,072

airs Saturday, April 5th @9pm on Hallmark Channel.

32. A Lesson in Romance (1915)

Short, Drama

Richard Walton, a wealthy society man, disgusted with the schemes of every marriageable woman to get him into their net because of his wealth and social standing, flees from the city. He ... See full summary »

Stars: E.H. Calvert, Lillian Drew, Eugene Acker, Marian Skinner

airs Saturday, April 19th @9pm on Hallmark Channel.

33. In My Dreams (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance

Natalie and Nick are frustrated with their luck in romance. After tossing coins into a fountain, the two then begin dreaming about each other. But, according to fountain mythology, they only have a week to turn those dreams into reality.

Director: Kenny Leon | Stars: Katharine McPhee, Mike Vogel, JoBeth Williams, Joe Massingill

Votes: 3,385

airs Sunday, April 20th @9pm on ABC.

airs Sunday, April 27th @8pm on Disney Channel.

ais Thursday, May 1st @8pm on ABC.

36. 24: Live Another Day (2014)

TV-14 | 46 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Jack Bauer comes out of hiding in London to head off a massive terrorist attack while being hunted down by American forces dispatched by President James Heller.

Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Yvonne Strahovski, Tate Donovan, Mary Lynn Rajskub

Votes: 41,471

miniseries premieres Monday, May 5th @9pm on FOX.

37. Mom's Day Away (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Comedy

A frustrated stay-at-home mom takes a weekend away when her family ignores her over Mother's Day.

Director: Mark Jean | Stars: Bonnie Somerville, James Tupper, Ona Grauer, Iain Belcher

Votes: 320

airs Saturday, May 10th @8pm on Hallmark Channel.

38. Rosemary's Baby (2014)

TV-14 | 170 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Modern 4 hour mini-series adaptation of the classic novel by Ira Levin focusing on young Rosemary Woodhouse's suspicions that her neighbors may belong to a Satanic cult who are hell bent on getting one thing: the baby she is carrying.

Stars: Zoe Saldana, Patrick J. Adams, Carole Bouquet, Christina Cole

Votes: 4,778

2-part miniseries premieres Sunday, May 11th @9pm on NBC.

conclusion airs Thursday, May 15th @9pm.

[2 hours each]

39. Coming Back with Wes Moore (2014– )

180 min | Documentary

Three-part series on one hour episodes that personalize the experiences of returning veterans and celebrates the lives of this group of exceptional people.

Stars: Jeremy Fore, Andy Clark, C.J. Clark, Pamela Clark

miniseries premieres Tue. May 13th @8pm on PBS.

(each Tuesday through May 27th)

40. 2014 Billboard Music Awards (2014 TV Special)

130 min | Music

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards where various artists from different categories such as pop,rap,hip hop,inde and so on get to preform on stage, and /or get to win a Billboard Music Award.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Ludacris, Pitbull, OneRepublic, Ariana Grande

Votes: 70

airs Sunday, May 18th @8pm on ABC.

41. The Normal Heart (2014 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 132 min | Drama, History, Romance

A gay activist attempts to raise H.I.V. and A.I.D.S. awareness during the early 1980s.

Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Jonathan Groff, Frank De Julio, William DeMeritt

Votes: 31,571

airs Sunday, May 25th @9pm on HBO.

42. Petals on the Wind (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

A decade after Cathy, Christopher, and Carrie escaped from their grandparents' attic at Foxworth Hall, Petals on the Wind continues to follow the twisted plight of the family as they ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: Heather Graham, Rose McIver, Wyatt Nash, Bailey De Young

Votes: 3,893

airs Monday, May 26th @8pm on Lifetime.

43. The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom (2014 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

A divorced woman finds sexual liberation through online dating.

Director: John L'Ecuyer | Stars: Ashley Jones, Alex Carter, Scott Gibson, Evan Brzozowski

Votes: 627

airs Saturday, May 31st @9pm on Lifetime.

airs Sunday, June 8th @8pm on CBS.

46. Nine Days and Nights of Ed Sheeran (2014 TV Movie)


This MTV production follows singer songwriter, Ed Sheeran, as he releases his album, X (multiply). The film talks about the impression he has left on others musicians in the feild and just ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Bonfiglio | Star: Ed Sheeran

Votes: 37

airs Tuesday, June 10th @10pm at MTV.

airs Wednesday, June 11th @9pm on Spike

48. Isa (2014 TV Movie)

85 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

Isa Reyes thinks she's a normal American teenager until she discovers that a chip in her brain is causing her dreams to merge with reality. When Isa is kidnapped by a company that wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Jose Nestor Marquez | Stars: Jeanette Samano, Sabi Portlock, Eric Ochoa, Ana Layevska

Votes: 179

airs Wednesday, June 11th @11:30pm on Syfy.

49. My Daughter Must Live (2014 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller