TVLine Items: Jersey Shore Ratings, Hawaii Five-0scar Winner, Rizzoli Renewed and More!
The phenomenon that is Jersey Shore rolled on Thursday night with 8.8 million viewers tuning in to the show’s Season Four premiere, which found Sitch, Snooki and Co. taking their GTL act to Italy. It ranked as MTV’s most-watched season premiere telecast ever and Jersey‘s third highest-rated episode to date (behind two Season 3 eps).
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New Charlie Sheen Sitcom Is Officially Announced; Still Seeks Show Runner, Network
Charlie Sheen is a teeny-tiny step closer to some form of winning, having booked a new gig that had been rumored in recent weeks, and on Monday was announced as a done deal by Mad Men producer Lionsgate and distributor Debmar-Mercury.
The project — which has yet to find a host network or a show runner — is based on the 2003 feature comedy … READ MORE
Comedy Central Skeds Charlie Sheen Roast on Same Night as Ashton Kutcher's Men Debut
Charlie Sheen is returning to TV this fall, albeit for one night only.
The embattled former Two and a Half Men Star has agreed to become Comedy Central’s latest roastee.
The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen will air at 10/9c on Monday, Sept. 19 — which just so happens to be …READ MORE
TVLine Items: HIMYM Recast News, Sheen's Grim Two and a Half Men Fate, and More
When How I Met Your Mother launches its seventh season this fall, someone in Marshall’s life will look very different. Almost like an entirely different person. Because, well …READ MORE
Jon Cryer Opens Up About 'Great Friend' Charlie Sheen: 'We Want Nothing But the Best for Him'
As if there was any doubt, Jon Cryer is truly a standup guy.
During a visit to CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday, the remaining Two and a Half Men man took some time to discuss his erstwhile co-star, Charlie Sheen. And while jokes were made about the embattled actor’s current plight — mainly on Letterman’s end — Cryer took the high road when it came to Sheen, someone he still calls a “great friend.” READ MORE & WATCH INTERVIEW
Jane Lynch to Host Emmys: 5 Things We Want to See From Glee's Queen of Mean
Now that Jane Lynch has officially been named host(ess) of the Emmy Awards, we at TVLine thought it would be a good time to pitch the Glee icon some ideas — five, in fact — that could make the 2011 telecast the best ever.
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Emmys 2011: Sizing Up the Lead Comedy Actor Race — Including Our 6 Dream Nominees
Last year’s Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series race was a David-and-Goliath tale, as relative newcomer Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) brought down comedy giant Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) by denying him a third consecutive win. This year, in addition to both of those likely repeat nominees, there’s also Steve Carell to consider. Having bid farewell to The Office, his swan song season becomes Emmy’s last chance to award him for his seminal role. Will he grab gold? Or will a lovable long shot like Community’s Joel McHale emerge from the pack to change the game? REVIEW CONTENDERS & VOTE
TVLine Items: Oprah's Boffo Finale Ratings, J.Lo's Idol Future, and Other TV News to Know
Oprah doesn’t do mediocre — and neither do her ratings. The Queen of Daytime took her final bow on Wednesday, raking in her largest at-home audience in 17 years. READ MORE
Law & Order: SVU Debate: Who Should Replace Chris Meloni Next Season?
I’m not happy that Law & Order: SVU‘s Chris Meloni is retiring his badge after 12 years. Not happy at all. But rather than throw myself a pity party to which you would have all been invited, I’ve decided to channel my negative energy into something positive: finding my girl Mariska Hargitay a new partner before she steps away from the beat full-time at midseason. Here are, for my money, the folks Dick Wolf should be courting: READ MORE
TVLine Items: HBO Renews Treme, Thrones Star Infiltrates White Collar, and More News to Know
After a day filled with countless cancellations, HBO has lifted our spirits with a welcome renewal. READ MORE