TVLine Items: Regis Delays Exit, True Blood Star Sounds Off, and Other TV News to Know

Is Regis Philbin rethinking retirement already?!

Not quite (sadface!), but Crain’s New York has learned that the longtime Live with Regis and Kelly host will now leave the show at the end of November, rather than his previously announced August departure.

This bodes well for ABC, allowing the network more time to give Reeg a proper sendoff after 29 years of morning show memories.

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TVLine Items: Jersey Shore Premiere Smashes Records, and Other TV News to Know

They’re baaack!

Jersey Shore returned to MTV Thursday, and boy, did it dominate the night. It did more than that, actually. The series’ third season premiere brought in a whopping 8.4 million viewers, making it the network’s most viewed series telecast ever.

In the words of one DJ Pauly D, oh yeah, huge ratings, yeah!

But wait, there’s more. Here’s some other TV news you may want to know (Mad Men and Breaking Bad scoop included)…

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