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TV Weekly News: ‘Copper’ Debuts, Trouble at ‘Tonight Show with Jay Leno,’ And More.

Last week’s TV news you might have missed…

  • “Glee” will cover Carly Rae Jepsen’s summer hit “Call Me Maybe.” TVLine reports, the number would be split among Brittany, Tina and Blaine.
  • The “Price Is Right” is searching for its first-ever male model. It is about time they did if you ask me. Casting call for the lucky model begins Thurs., Aug 30. For more information about the position, click here.
  • Fox has purchased an hour-long romantic comedy project from Jason Katims, and Sarah Watson. The”edgy” drama follows a single thirtysomething attorney working at a Chicago-area law firm.
  • VH1 picked up La La Anthony’s “La La’s Full Court Life” for a third season. The season is set to premiere in early 2013.
  • HBO has given the green light to “Family Tree,” an eight-episode documentary-style comedy from filmmaker Christopher Guest. The series centers on a jobless and single man (played by “Bridesmaids” Chris O’Dowd) who begins exploring his heritage after receiving a strange box from a great-aunt. “Family Tree” is set to air simultaneously on the U.K.’s BBC 2. [EW]
  • AMC has renewed its hit reality show “The Pitch” for a second season.
  • T.I.’s Wife, Tiny will host VH1’s first late night talk show called “Tiny Tonight.” The late night talk show will feature Tiny and her friends as they discuss what is happening in the World. Do you think Toya Wright will make an appearance on the talk show? If not, who do you think will join Tiny on the talk show? [Madame Noire]
  • It seems “The Voice” is changing the gears up a bit. According to Huff Post TV, the coaches – Levine, Shelton, Lo, and Aguilera – can “steal” contestant from each other during a “knockout round.” We are just wondering if “The Voice” got the idea for CBS’ reality series “Big Brother.” “The Voice” bows out Sept. 10 on NBC.
  • THR reports, “Tonight Show with Jay Leno” has fired 20 employees, however it is unclear why the employees were laid off and who were laid off. The Hollywood Reporter also reports Jay Leno who reportedly makes $30 million annually, took a pay cut as well.

‘Downton Abbey’ Season 3 Trailer.

  • “Downton Abbey” second season 3 teaser features a showdown between Maggie Smith and Shirley MacLaine. Take a look at the teaser below.
  • BBC’s first original drama series “Copper” premieres Sun., 10/9c. Take a look at the trailer.
  • Also check out a sneak peek below.

Weekly TV News: ‘Luck,’ CBS, & Showtime.

Hi guys!! A lot occurred in our TV world this week. I’ve got some sad news to share and some great news. First the sad news:

HBO cancels “Luck” after the third Horse died, last Wednesday during production. Although, the series was renewed for a second season a few days after the series premiered in January.

Rosie O’Donnell’s “The Rosie Show,” 7 p.m. talk show on OWN has been canceled after just five months on air.

Discovery’s “Man vs. Wild” has also been cancelled.

Are you sad to see these shows cancelled?

It is never too early to start planning your fall line-up. Showtime announced Monday, that “Homeland” and “Dexter” will return Sun, Sept 30. The seventh season of “Dexter” premieres at 9/8c, while “Homeland” second season premieres an hour later at 10/9c. Also announced this week, Season 8 of “Weeds” and Season 2 of “Episodes” kick off Sunday, July 1, at 10 p.m. EST.

VH1 to air a two-hour Wedding special for “Basketball Wives” Evelyn Lozada and Chad Ochocinco. The engaged couple will star in a spin-off show called,”Ev and Ocho.” The show includes eight, 30-minutes episodes on VH1. “Ev and Ocho” will document the days leading up to the big finale, the Wedding. Did you see this coming?

The award-winning  Gospel singers, Mary Mary’s reality series is set to premiere March 29 at 9c on WE tv. The series “Mary Mary” will show the challenges the sisters face as they balance their roles as wives, mothers, and singers. “Mary Mary” premieres in a special time-slot on Thursday, Mar. 29 at 10|9c. The reality show will then air in its regular time-slot Thursdays at 9|8c beginning April 5, with ten, hour-long episodes. Click here for the sneak peek.

E! picked up Dina Eastwood reality series, “Mrs. Eastwood and Company”. The reality show will follow the life and career of Dina, Clint Eastwood’s wife and his two teenage daughters, Francesca and Morgan. “Mrs. Eastwood and Company” reality series kicks off on Sun. May 20.

Will you watch these reality shows?

A couple of reality series are premiering this week. “La La’s Full Court Life” starts Mon, March 19 at 9 p.m. EST on VH1, while “Styled by June” kicks off at 9:30 p.m. EST on VH1. Click Here  for “La La’s Full Court” trailer.

Some early renewals were announced this week, NBC renewed its freshman series, “Grimm.” While CBS renewed eighteen shows on its schedule. The shows include: “The Good Wife,” “Blue Bloods,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Mike & Molly,” “NCIS,” “CSI,” “NCIS: LA,” “Criminal Minds,” “Survivor,” “48 Hours,” “60 Minutes,” “2 Broke Girls,” “The Amazing Race,” “Undercover Boss,” “The Mentalist,” “Person of Interest,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “The Big Bang Theory.”

Are you happy about this news?