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TCA Summer Press Tour Starts July 23

The Television Critics Association (TCA) has set its summer Press Tour schedule. The tour begins July 23 and ends Aug. 8.

July 23-28 will be CTAM, short for Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing, and featuring cable networks.

PBS goes July 29-30. July 31 is Studio Day and set visits, and Aug. 1 is CBS. Showtime, CBS All-Access and Pop take their turns Aug. 2. Aug. 3 is a business meeting and the TCA Awards, and The CW goes Aug. 4. ABC is up Aug. 5 and FX Aug. 6.

Fox goes Aug. 7 and NBCUniversal Aug. 8.

TCA noted that the schedule is tentative, and dates may change.

Press Tour happens twice a year, starting in January and July. TCA is comprised of more than 200 journalists who write about television. 

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.