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Weekly TV News: ‘Mrs. Eastwood and Company,’ BET And More.

Hello awesome readers!

It was rumored, and now it has finally been confirmed. Britney Spears and Demi Lovato are the new “X Factor” judges! The news was released earlier this week. Spears and Lovato will replace the former females judges of “X Factor” Scherzinger and Abdul. The singing competition returns Wednesdays this fall on FOX.

In other news, the 2013-2013 primetime lineup of CBSCWFOXABC, and NBC were announced earlier this week.

The Kardashians are back. E! hit reality series “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” kicks off tomorrow night at 9/8c with an hour premiere . The seventh season of the “Kardashians” will consists of 18-hour long episodes, which is more than the previous seasons. Below is the trailer, take a peek.

 

 

Also kicking off with an hour premiere is E!’s “Mrs. Eastwood and Company.” The reality show stars Dina Eastwood, Clint Eastwood’s wife, his two teenage daughters, Francesca and Morgan, and an a cappella group, called Overtone. The reality show will follow the life and of Dina as she manages her career, family, and love. The series premieres at 10/9c on E!

 

Meanwhile, more summer series are returning/premiering this week:

“Rookie Blue,” Season 3 premieres on Thurs., May 24, 10/9c p.m. on ABC. Five witty, rookie cops, spice things up with their personal relationships as they train to be police officers.

“So You Think You Can Dance,” Season 9 premieres on Thurs., May 24 8/7c p.m. on Fox; moves to regular time slot on Wed., May 30, 8/7c p.m. The big news? This season will crown two winners, a male and a female. Read more here.

“Duets,” two-hour series premieres on Thurs., May 24, 8/7c p.m. on ABC. The network first singing competition will star Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles as not only judges but also partners, singing partners with their chosen contestants.

“Men at Work,” series premiere on Thurs., May 24, 10/9c on TBS. The series follows four friends: Danny Masterson as Milo, James Lesure as Gibbs, Adam Busch as Neal, Michael Cassidy as Tyler as they navigate life, love and friendships. The season will consist of ten episodes.

Sad news “Game” fans! The main characters Pooch Hall (Derwin) and Tia Mowry (Melanie) will not return for the sixth season of “The Game.” It was confirmed earlier this week, BET has said that it is “in the process of reworking the casting and storyline.” Although, producers hope Pooch and Tia will pop in occasionally to “make several guest appearances.”

More BET news, it was also confirmed this week that Terrence J and Rocsi, the hosts of “106 and Park” will be leaving the show after seven years. The duo is moving on to better and bigger things, Terrence J continues to rock Hollywood with movies like “Think Like A Man” and “Burlesque.” While, Rocsi is the host of a national syndicated radio show, ‘Rocsi On The Radio’ and will be pursuing a career in acting.

Glee news! During FOX’s upfront this week, Ryan Murphy, the creator of “Glee” confirmed that the main cast of the hit show will return for the fourth season. In addition, Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker will guest-star on “Glee” next season. To read more click here. The third season of “Glee” wraps up next Tues., May 22 on FOX.

That’s it for this week folks!

Weekly TV News: Showtime, Abc, & ‘The Good Wife.’

Hi guys!

“The Good Wife” returns all-new April 15 on CBS! Below is the promo of the remaining three episodes of this season. Are we happy Cary is back at Lockhart/Gardner?

Late night news! David Letterman and Craig Ferguson have officially signed on to continue their late night shows with CBS through 2014.

Mark your calendars TV gleeks! Abc’s summer schedule was announced this week.  The schedule is listed as follows:

Thurs., May 24

9/8c “Duets” (two-hour series premiere) The former MTV “Total Request Live” VJ Qudus Philippe has been named the host of “Duets.”

10/9c  “Rookie Blue” (third season)

Sun., June 3
9/8c “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” (third season)

Thurs., June 28
9/8c “Wipeout” (fifth season)

Tues., July 10
9/8c “Trust Us With Your Life” (series premiere, back-to-back episodes)
10/9c “Final Witness” (series premiere)

Mon., July 23
8/7c “Bachelor Pad” (second season)

In other TV news, “Borgias,” “Nurse Jackie,” and “The Big C” all return tonight on Showtime. These shows are scheduled  to premiere April 8 on Showtime “Nurse Jackie” returns 9 p.m. ET, “The Big C’ returns half an hour later at 9:30 p.m. and rounding off the night is the Roman-Catholic family series, “Borgias” at 10 p.m. ET. Check out their trailers below.

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?