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Aziz Ansari to Host MTV Movie Awards


Sources say that comedian Aziz Ansari, best known for his work on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, is in talks to host this year’s . The show will air live on June 6.

If you don’t know who is yet, you will soon. You’ll see him in the summer comedy Get Him to the Greek in June. Aziz is also taking his stand-up on the road in his upcoming “Dangerously Delicious Tour.”

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This Week on TV (3/22-3/28)


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MONDAY (3/22)
  • Gossip Girl (CW, 9pm):  “Chuck must make a tough choice concerning his hotel.” Unless he passes “Go” again soon, he’s gonna have to mortgage the property.
  • Kell on Earth (Bravo, 10pm):  “People’s Revolution feels the sting of a weak economy, so Kelly renfrots out her office space to net more income.” If things don’t get better, she might even allow a few stars to pretend they work there.
  • Greek (ABC Family, 10pm):  “Calvin and Grant quarrel over their spring-break plans.” Calvin doesn’t think it’s a safe time to go to Mexico; Grant thinks the media is overhyping the violence.

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Thursday Ratings: NBC Showered with Good News

Hey NBC - primetime might actually survive in the post-Jay Leno world after all. Last night’s arrival of Jim and Pam’s baby on The Office delivered something the network hadn’t seen before, a victory over Grey’s Anatomy in the demos. That one-hour special lead into another nice win for the network. The Marriage Ref‘s time slot debut also defeated the competition in the 18-49s.

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Casting Corner: Nikita, Parks and Recreation and More

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Here’s a quick look at some of the casting announcements made recently:

Parks and Recreation: Will Rob Lowe be trading in his Senate seat for a job with the parks department? According to Entertainment Weekly, the soon-to-be departing Brothers & Sisters star is in talks to join the NBC comedy. It’s not clear what role he’ll fill, but Lowe will supposedly start his run sometime this season.

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Thursday Ratings: Survivor a Hero for CBS

Did you see the moment when Sugar ran topless down the beach on Survivor? If you didn’t, you were one of the few. The two-hour premiere of the Heroes vs. Villains edition attracted 14.1 million fans and helped put a ding into Grey’s Anatomy‘s numbers.

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Thursday Ratings: ABC, CBS Split First Night of Sweeps

FOX’s ride to the top ended quickly. When originals returned to ABC and CBS, so did the numbers. Last night, the Alphabet network - with no help from The Deep End - narrowly took first in the demos. Meanwhile, CBS was easily the winner with the viewers.

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  • (12.3 million, 3.3/10 in 18-49) did about the same.
  • CBS’ Survivor Survivor special (2.4/7) had 8.3 million looking back.
  • (2.2/7) entertained 5.2 million.
  • (5.1 million, 1.3/4) plunged by 900,000.
  • (4.9 million, 2.3/6) hit a season high rating.
  • (4 million, 1.8/5) sucked in 200,000 more.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (2/4)

Big Love

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

 

RENEWALS
  • Big Love (HBO) - Season 5
  • Cake Boss (TLC) - Season 3
  • Jersey Shore (MTV) - Season 2
  • Parks and Recreation (NBC) - Season 3
  • Police Women (TLC) - Season 2
  • Teen Mom (MTV) - Season 2

 

EXTENSIONS
  • Castle (ABC) - Two more episodes ordered.

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Thursday Ratings: Bones Bests CSI, Deep End Sinks

Last night’s programming ended with interesting results. Despite non-stop promotions, ABC’s freshman series The Deep End struggled to find an audience with the 18-49s during its hour. Meanwhile, CBS had some good and bad news. On the plus side, repeats of The Big Bang Theory did better than original comedies on NBC. On the negative side, Bones actually beat CSI in the demos.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (1/20)

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Comedy, Drama, Prime Time, Cable, CBS, NBC, Renewals,

Men of a Certain Age

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

 

RENEWALS
  • The Good Wife (CBS) - Season 2
  • Men of a Certain Age (TNT) - Season 2
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) - Season 2

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Thursday Ratings: Grey’s Stunt Works for ABC

If this continues, ABC may do crossover stunts every week. Last night’s two-hour event between Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice gave ABC an easy win in the demos. Meanwhile, CBS, with its crime block, came ahead with the viewers.

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