Weekly TV News: ‘Terra Nova,’ ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter,’ & ‘All-American Muslim.’

Hi guys. A lot happened in our TV world this week; some shows got cancelled while new shows got picked up.

After a great deal of talk, “Terra Nova” has been cancelled. But FOX will shop the series to other networks. Although, it seems Netflix is interested in picking up the series. I’ll let you know how this goes.

The other show cancelled this week was TLC’s “All-American Muslim.” Some of the cast were told the decision was based on ratings.  The show will not return for a second season. Are you sad to see these shows cancelled? Will you watch “Terra Nova” on Netflix?

More TV news, Oprah  interviews Bobbi Kristina, Whitney Houston’s daughter in a special episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” The interview will air Sun, March 11 at 9 p.m. ET on OWN. Oprah will also interview Gary Houston, Whitney’s brother and Patricia Houston, Whitney’s manager/sister-in-law. Here a sneak peek. Will you watch the interview?

Juicy news!
“Missing” premieres Thursday, Mar. 15 at 8/7c on ABC. “The Finder,” “Bones” spin-off  moves to Fridays at 8 p.m. starting April on FOX. “Mob Wives” has a spin-off in the works. The spin-off, “Mob Wives Chicago” will premiere this Spring on VH1. For more information about the reality series visit Huffpost. FX has renewed “Justified” for a fourth season; the season will air 13 episodes. Contrary to rumors, Tim Tebow is not the next Bachelor for the ABC reality series, “The Bachelor.” Tim tweeted, “Haha rumors can be crazy! Even though I’ve watched the show before, I’m definitely not gonna be on the ‘Bachelor.'” Tonight Jonah Hill hosts “SNL” for a second time with musical guest, The Shins. Here is the promo…

SNL Promo: Jonah Hill.

…lastly “Harry’s Law” returns Sun. March 11 at 8/7c.

In other TV news, “America’s Got Talent” premieres with two-hour episodes on May 14 &15. The show will debut its new judge, Howard Stern. While “The Voice” season two two-hour finale will air live Tuesday, May 8 on NBC. “Fashion Star” also premiering on NBC debuts Tuesday, March 13 at 9:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, a couple of “singing competitions” are in the works. First, CW picked up “Star Next Door” which will be produced by Queen Latifah. The celebrities mentors are country singer & songwriter, John Rich and singer, Gloria Estefan. The series premieres this summer.

Also premiering during the summer is ABC’s “Duets.” Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie, Robin Thicke, and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland are the mentors and singing partners of “Duets.” These four superstars will scout America for talents., eventually picking two talents each. The mentors and their two performers will perform in front of a studio audience each week. The winner wins a recording contract with Hollywood Records.

Are excited or tired of these singing competitions?

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