In today’s TV news roundup, CBS has announced the airdate for the 2017 Tony Awards, plus more…


The 2017 Tony Awards will air on June 11, 2017 on CBS. The nominations for the annual award show will be announced on May 2, 2017. The Broadway celebratory show will be broadcast live from New York City on CBS, which has broadcast the awards since 1978. Last year’s Tonys, hosted by James Corden, scored the best ratings in over 15 years.


National Geographic‘s long-running series “Explorer” will return with its re-imagined format on November 14 at 10 p.m. The revamped show will be taped in front of a live studio audience with host Richard Bacon, who will anchor segments and panel discussions, as well as a mix of entertaining and hard-hitting investigative stories from all over the world by news correspondents including Bryan Christy, Ryan Duffy and Francesca Fiorentini  along with many others. “Explorer” hails from National Geographic Studios.


Netflix has released a trailer for Justin Timberlake‘s concert special, titled “Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids,” which will launch Oct. 12 on the streaming service. Directed by Jonathan Demme, the special follows the musician’s “20/20 Experience” world tour, including the final show held in Las Vegas.

Watch the trailer here: