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Melissa McCarthy to Host ‘SNL,’ ‘Mad Men’ Final Season Premiere Date Revealed And More!

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Melissa McCarthy has been tapped to host “Saturday Night Live” during the Super Bowl weekend. [Variety]

“Mad Men” will debut the first half of its final season on Sunday, April 13 at 10/9c.

“Devious Maids” season two debuts on Sunday, April 20, at 10/9c p.m. on Lifetime. 

Read the full NAACP Image nominees here.

Lindsay Lohan’s docu-series, “Lindsay,” will premiere Sunday, March 9 at 10 p.m. on OWN.

“Awkward” will premiere its season 4 with a special one-hour on Tuesday, April 15, a 10/9c.

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‘Awkward’ Season 4 Receives Back Order, ‘Dallas’ Season 3 Premiere Revealed And More!

Awkward Season 4 receives back order
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Things are going to get more Awkward. MTV  has picked up additional 10 episodes of “Awkward’s” season 4, which has yet to begin production.

“Dallas” season 3 will premiere on Monday, Feb. 24 at 9/8c.

Oliver Queen’s vigilante gets a mask on “Arrow.” [EW]

FOX buys Miami Basketball player Dwyane Wade’s semi-autobiographical half-hour comedy series. [Time]

Howard Stern will be back for more “Talent.” The Radio Host announced he will return for a third season of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” in 2014. “After a lot of thought…and I say this with peace and love…I am going back to America’s Got Talent.” [Twitter]

“Breaking Bad” alum Anna Gunn and Silver Linings Playbook Jacki Weaver join “Broadchurch” remake. [EW]

CBS Picks Up ‘Extant,’ ‘Homeland’ Season 3 Trailer Revealed And More!

CBS has picked up a new serialized drama, “Extant” from Steven Spielberg. The 13-episode season is expected to debut next summer. [EW]

“Sharknado 2: The Second One” is the title of the “Sharknado” sequel.

The fourth season of “Shameless” will return on Jan. 12 at 9 p.m., followed by “House of Lies” at 10, while “Episodes” starring Matt LeBlanc returns at 10:30 p.m.

Jay Leno’s final episode of “The Tonight Show” to air on Feb. 6. [TVLine]

Starz cancels “Magic City” after two seasons.

“Awkward” has been picked up for a fourth season, which is set to debut in 2014.

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“Under the Dome,” CBS new hit summer series has been renewed for a second season.

Missing  Carrie and co., watch “Homeland’s” season 3 emotional trailer below!

‘Happy Endings’ Cancelled, ‘Strike Back’ Season 3 Trailer Released And More!

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Netflix renews “Orange is The New Black” ahead of the series debut. [Variety]

“House of Cards” Kate Mara and “Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul will present the 2013 Emmy Award nominations on July 18.

No happy ending for “Happy Endings.” The ABC comedy series has officially been cancelled. [TVLine]

“Psych” final season commissions two more episodes. [TVLine]

“Awkward’s” showrunner and creator, Lauren Iungerich, is leaving the show at the end of Season 3. [TVLine]

OWN has ordered 16 additional episodes of “The Haves and Have Nots,” making season one order of 32 episodes. The second half of the season will air in early 2014.

Check out “Strike Back’s” explosive season three trailer below.

‘Awkward’ Season 3 Premiere Date Revealed, Syfy Renews ‘Face Off’ And More!

Awkward season 3 premiere date annouced “Awkward” season 3 will debut on Tuesday, April 16 at 10/9c p.m., with two back-to-back episodes on MTV. Watch the forthcoming season trailer here.

Syfy “Face Off” has been renewed for a fifth season.

The upcoming season of the anthology series “American Horror Story” is called “American Horror Story: Coven.” Get all the details here.

MTV new series “Girl Code” will premiere Tuesday at 10:30 ET.

Fox is schedule to air a concert documentary of Rihanna’s 777 tour on Monday, May 6 which will showcase a behind-the-scenes look at the pop star’s globetrotting concert tour that hit seven countries in seven days with seven shows to promote her seventh album, Unapologetic.

T.I. and Tiny’s reality series, “T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle” will return for its third season on April 8 at 10 p.m. ET.

Vince Vaughn will host the “Saturday Night Live” for a second time on April 13.

“Veep’s” hilarious season 2 trailer has been released, watch the promo below.

Watch the latest trailer of “Game of Thrones” below.

‘Awkward’ Books Anthony Michael Hall & Nolan Funk And More Casting News

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“Awkward” adds “The Breakfast Club” and “Sixteen Candles” alum.

Anthony Michael Hall will appear on “Awkward’s” upcoming third season for a multi-episode arc. Hall will play Mr. Hart, “a sadistic creative writing teacher that pushes the students out of their comfort zones,” according to Entertainment Weekly.

Additionally, “Glee” newbie Nolan Funk will portray Collin James, a confident new prep school transfer to Palos Hills. Funk will appear in a multi-episode arc.

More casting news…

Seth Rogen has been tapped to appear on “The Mindy Project.” The Guilt Trip actor will play Sam, Mindy’s teenage love interest.

Rap artiste Rick Ross has been cast to play “Butterball,” in STARZ’s “Magic City.” “Butterball” is described as the proprietor of an illegal Cuban/American gambling house in Miami known as a “bolita.”

Adam Shapiro, who is Katie Lowes’ real life husband has been cast to appear on “Scandal.” Shapiro will play Lindsay’s doomed boyfriend Jesse, who was killed years ago by a bomb Lindsay was accused of mailing.  [TVLine]

Terry O’Quinn is set to return to “Hawaii Five-0” as the mysterious Joe White and “McG has a LOT of questions” for him. [Twitter]

Burgess Jenkins and Joshua Henry are set to recur on the upcoming seventh season of “Army Wives.” Jenkins will play Maggie’s (Torrey DeVitto) husband and Henry will play Latasha’s (Ashanti) husband. [Deadline]

‘Awkward’ Renewed For a Supersized Third Season

Things are not getting less ‘Awkward’ for MTV. The cable network’s scripted series ‘Awkward’ has been renewed.

The comedy series starring Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff, and Brett Davern has been picked for a third season of 20 episodes.

Related: MTV Renews Scripted Series ‘Teen Wolf’.

“Lauren Iungerich’s creative vision, coupled with this extraordinarily talented cast, make ‘Awkward’ the perfect series for MTV,” said David Janollari, Head of MTV Programming in a statement. “Critics and our audience alike have fallen in love with ‘Awkward,’ and we’re thrilled to bring this terrific series back for a third, supersized season.”

“Awkward” currently airs on MTV, Thurs., at 10:30/9:30c p.m.

Weekly TV News: ‘Devious Maids,’ Arsenio Hall & More

Arsenio Hall is returning to Cbs as a late night host. The “Celebrity Apprentice” winner new talk show will air 2013. [Marquee]

Television stars, filmmakers, and radio personalities are among the stars who will be honored on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2013. The stars include: Bryan Cranston, Mattew Perry, Ellen DeGeneres, Javier Bardem, Simon Baker, Katey Sagal, Matthew Perry, Jane Lynch and Olympia Dukakis, Penn & Teller, Rick Baker, Ron Howard, Steve Harvey, “Shotgun” Tom Kelly, New Kids on the Block, Janis Joplin, Usher, Thalia, Luther Vandross and Jane’s Addiction. [TVGuide]

Lifetime picked up Marc Cherry’s “Devious Maids.” The 13-episode series will air in 2013. Read more about the series here [Huffpost]

Summer premieres continue this week. Check out the list below:

  • ‘The Newsroom’ series premiere: Sun., June 24, 10 p.m. on HBO
  • “The Great Escape” series premiere: Sun., June 24, 10 p.m. ET on TNT
  • “Wipeout” Season 5 summer premiere: Thurs., June 28, 9 p.m. ET on ABC
  • “Anger Management” series premiere with back-to-back episodes: Thurs., June 28, 9 p.m. ET on FX
  • “Wilfred” Season 2 premiere: Thurs., June 28, 10 p.m. ET on FX
  • ‘Awkward’ Season 2 premiere: Thurs., June 28, 10:30 p.m. ET on MTV
  • “Louie” Season 3 premiere: Thurs., June 28, 10:30 p.m. ET on FX
  • “Brand X with Russell Brand” series premiere: Thurs., June 28, 11 p.m. ET on FX

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‘Awkward’ Season 2 Trailer: Things Are Going to Get ‘Awkwarder’

MTV’s quirky, funny and “awkward” series returns soon. And if the spoiler-trailer is any indication, I can’t wait.

Related: Weekly TV News: ‘Big Brother,’ ‘Snooki And JWoww’ and more!

Things get rocky as Jenna’s mum reveals she wrote the damaging letter to her daughter. This revelation will shake up the Hamilton household. Meanwhile, things/relationships get more “Awkward” as Jenna is caught in a love triangle with Matty (her first love) and his best friend, Jake. Which leads us to the ultimate question: who will Jenna choose?

Are you Team Matty, or Team Jake?

Don’t take my word for it, check out the trailer below.

The second season of “Awkward” premieres Thursday, June 28 at 10:30/9:30c p.m. on MTV.

Weekly TV News: ‘Big Brother,’ ‘Snooki And JWoww’ and more!

Hello sweet people! A lot of goodies were announced last week, but first let’s begin with Cbs.

Cbs revealed its premiere dates for its summer reality shows.

“Big Brother” returns Thursday, July 12, 9 p.m. EST. The competitive reality show will air three times a week, Wed. at  8/7c, Thurs. (Live eviction show) at 9/8c p.m. and Sun., at 8/7c p.m.

Also premiering in the summer is a new dating series called, “3.” The show follows three different single women looking for their one true love. The 90-minute premiere airs Sun., July 22 9 p.m. ET., with an hour-long episodes airing in the following weeks.

“Dogs In The City” also a new reality series by Cbs premieres Wednesday, May 30 at 8 p.m. EST. The show revolves around a dog guru, Justin Silver as he resolves issues between canines and their owners.

Will you watch these new reality series?

Premiering this summer is “Snooki And JWoww,” one of “Jersey Shore” spin-off reality series. “Snooki And JWoww” kicks off Thursday, June 21 at 10 p.m. ET. Below is the preview, take a look.

In other news, Ryan Searcest will remain the host of ‘American Idol” for two more seasons. Searcest new contract will take him through 2014.

The Renewals:

“Keeping Up With the Kardashians”  was renewed for three more seasons earlier last week. “The Lying Game” was also renewed last week for a second season.

“Single Ladies” is back for a second season without Stacey Dash, of course but with a new business woman, Raquel (Denise Vasi). A sophisticated business woman coming into her own and calling the shots. Click here for the promo.  Season two is set to premiere Mon., Memorial Day, May 28th at 9/8c on Vh1

Also returning this summer for a second season is”Awkward.” The second season is set premiere June 28, at 10:30 p.m. ET following “Snooki And JWoww.”