TVLine Items: Tonight Show Name Change, Rogue Renewal, Monday Night's Ratings and More!
Aside from the obvious host-name swap, the late-night NBC staple will replace the “With” in its title and will go by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – harkening back to when Johnny Carson was emcee.
In other news, Late Night writer Amy Ozols has joined the program as a producer.
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• DirecTV has renewed the Thandie Newton-fronted Rogue for a 10-episode second season, to bow in 2014.
• Monday’s ratings, condensed: ABC’s Mistresses (with a 1.4 rating) rose two tenths from its premiere, leading out of a flat Bachelorette (1.7)… NBC’s The Voice (3.2) dipped a tenth, and The Winner Is debuted to a 1.9 — up from last summer’s Stars Earn Stripes and marking this summer’s best network series launch…. Fox’s The Goodwin Games ticked down to a 0.6.
• The Partridge Family‘s Shirley Jones has joined Hot In Cleveland‘s upcoming live installment. Per TVGuide.com, she’ll play the mother of fellow guest star William Shatner. Community‘s Danny Pudi and The Office‘s Brian Baumgartner also will guest-star.
• One Tree Hill alumna Lindsey McKeon will guest-star in the June 19 installment of Necessary Roughness, TVLine has confirmed. As first reported by Wetpaint, the actress will play an an ad exec who catches TK’s eye.
• Cartoon Network has renewed Teen Titans Go! for a second season, per TV Guide Magazine.
• Cher is slated to perform on The Voice finale airing June 18, marking the music icon’s first live TV performance in over a decade.
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