UPDATED: STYLE’S AUGUST 2012 PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS*
August 2, 2012 by J!-ENT
NEW EPISODES IN AUGUST (PLEASE NOTE NEW AIR DATES) “GOSSIP GIRL” – WEDNESDAYS AT 8PM ET/PT BEGINNING AUGUST 15
Style Media has acquired the off-network rights to the hit series “Gossip Girl.” The one-hour drama about the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite will begin airing Wednesday, August 15 at 8pm ET/PT on Style. Viewers can get caught up from the beginning every Wednesday night from 8-11pm ET/PT.
“Pilot” – Wednesday, August 15 at 8pm ET/PT
Anonymous blogger Gossip Girl spreads news that “it girl” Serena has returned to Manhattan after a self-imposed exile; Serena’s best friend has conflicting feelings about the return.
“The Wild Brunch” – Wednesday, August 15 at 9pm ET/PT
Serena receives an icy-cold reception from Blair; Serena decides to take Dan to archenemy Chuck’s fundraiser brunch; Jenny seeks advice from Blair, who realizes she may have something to gain by letting Jenny into her inner circle.
“Poison Ivy” – Wednesday, August 15 at 10pm ET/PT
Blair uncovers a scandalous secret about Serena; Dan has his heart set on the coveted usher position for the Dartmouth representative.
“EMPIRE GIRLS: JULISSA & ADRIENNE” – SUNDAYS AT 7PM & 9PM ET/PT (New episodes August 19& 26)
EPISODE #109 Premieres Sunday, August 19 at 7pm & 9pm ET/PT
Julissa is excited about a potential hosting opportunity; however, her excitement quickly gives way to nervousness as she approaches her camera test. Adrienne attempts to prove that she can be the ultimate godmother by babysitting her goddaughter and niece, but she realizes that she may be in over her head. Their hectic week ends with an amazing opportunity to talk about the importance of public school arts education for a public service announcement (PSA) and to mentor local school children.
EPISODE #110 *SEASON ONE FINALE* Premieres Sunday, August 26 at 7pm & 9pm ET/PT
On the Season One Finale, Adrienne is excited to finally release her new vocal collaboration with DJ Khaled and The Runners at the Puerto Rican Day Parade. However with only two weeks to prepare, she needs to focus on perfecting her performance for her big debut. Meanwhile, Julissa gets side-tracked by a new love interest, forcing her to question if one can really find the right balance between love and career.
“JERSEYLICIOUS” – SUNDAYS AT 8PM ET/PT (New episodes August 19 & 26)
“The Reunion Special, part 1” Premieres Sunday, August 19 at 8pm ET/PT
Vivica A. Fox returns to host and dish with the “Jerseylicious” cast about the hair-raising drama from season four. Alexa and Tracy talk about their upcoming nuptials, including their preferred wedding dress style and who will do their hair and makeup. Type A personality Alexa plans on being her own Glam Fairy on her big day. Then Tracy and Olivia’s animosity heats up with their boyfriends taking the drama to the next level when they look to settle their friction with fists.
“The Reunion Special, part 2” Premieres Sunday, August 26 at 8pm ET/PT
The tan-tastic reunion continues with host Vivica A. Fox. Always a champion of love, Vivica tearfully explores what happened to GiGi and Frankie’s relationship. After telling Gayle and Anthony in the season four finale that she is starting her own image consulting business, Olivia discusses her plans for the future – which will have lasting impacts on both Gatsby and the Anthony Roberts salons.
“TIA & TAMERA” – MONDAYS AT 8PM ET/PT (New episodes August 13, 20 & 27)
Episode #209 Premieres Monday, August 13at 8pm ET/PT
Tamera is thrilled to invite her friends and family up to Napa for a housewarming party, which also will allow her the chance to show her sister everything she loves about Northern California. But tensions are high between Tamera and Adam who are scrambling to put the finishing touches on the house before their first big party as a married couple. Meanwhile, Tia struggles with her separation anxiety after she leaves Cree for a week – the longest she has ever been away from her son.
Special Episode: “South Africa” Premieres Monday, August 20at 8pm ET/PT
When Adam is sent to South Africa on assignment, Tamera jumps at the opportunity to tag along and invites her cousin Jerome to keep her company. Upon arrival in Cape Town, the trio embarks on their dream adventure, but after Tamera and Adam get cozy at a wine tasting, Jerome begins to feel like the third wheel. As worried as Tamera is about Jerome’s feelings and ensuring everyone has a good time, she is also deathly afraid of their upcoming swim with sharks. She told Adam that she would participate, and now she is looking for a way out.
Episode #210 *MID-SEASON FINALE* Premieres Monday, August 27 at 8pm ET/PT
Tia is looking forward to relaxing on her first Mother’s Day before she leaves on an extended media tour to promote her new book “Oh Baby!” However, those plans are spoiled when she learns not only does she have an overwhelming to-do list to complete but she also is traveling on Mother’s Day. When Tamera finds out some life-changing news, she wants to keep the information from her family and friends until the right time, but then has difficulty withholding such a big secret from Tia.
“CHICAGOLICIOUS” – MONDAYS AT 9PM ET/PT (August 13 & 20)
Episode #109 Premieres Monday, August 13at 9pm ET/PT
AJ’s frustration with the slow progress of the product distributor for Lavish Locks Box motivates him to come up with a huge, attention-grabbing promotional idea. With the help of his publicist, AJ and Julie pitch local fashion boutique Scoop NYC to hold an around-the-clock makeover event in the store’s windows, leveraging attention for the boutique and the salon. Meanwhile, Katrell and Austin style the St. Patty’s Day pageant court, and Austin faces her most challenging makeover yet when asked to do a “make-under.” Katrell also eases back into the dating world with her wingmen, Jennifer and MaCray.
Episode #110 * MID-SEASON FINALE* Premieres Monday, August 20at 9pm ET/PT
The team gets to work coming up with a plan to execute an all-day styling event, one of the largest marketing spectacles the stylists have taken on yet. AJ asks for Q’s help with organizing a blow-out red carpet after-party; however, Q faces a loyalty dilemma when she receives an appealing job offer from a competing salon. MaCray continues to struggle with sharing his secret with his mom.
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