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Latest TV Casualties: 'Three Rivers,' 'Raising The Bar' Canceled

December 1st, 2009 12:54pm EST
Three Rivers
Three Rivers starring Alex O'Loughlin has been canceled, according to TVGuide.com. Effective immediately, CBS will air repeats of Criminal Minds and NCIS: Los Angeles instead of the medical drama.

The series will complete production on all 13 episodes from the show's original order, but there's been no word on whether they will air.

"Three Rivers" has not been doing well in the ratings, drawing an average of 7.5 million viewers. Compare this to the network's "The Good Wife" and "NCIS: Los Angeles'" 13.7 million and 17.5 million respective averages.

Meanwhile, TNT just announced th...
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Pre-Season 2009 TV Report Card: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

September 21st, 2009 12:30pm EDT
Desperate Housewives
Since CNN has such a blast creating a report card to track the Presidency, we decided to have some fun with television. Which networks come out strong and which ones need to do better homework?

MAJOR NETWORKS

ABC: B

The Good: The dramas are what keep us coming back to ABC. Grey's Anatomy, Brothers & Sisters, FlashForward, and V are worth looking forward to. The one comedy that stands out and may hold itself against NBC's stellar comedies, Modern Family, is worth a few episodes past the pilot.

The Bad: Dancing With The Stars is extremely popular, however sometimes too much of a ...
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Exclusive: John Michael Higgins Talks 'The Ugly Truth,' 'Best In Show,' 'Arrested Development' And His David Letterman Experience

July 22nd, 2009 5:09pm EDT
John Michael Higgins
It's possible you don't recognize the name John Michael Higgins -- as he even points out in this interview -- but everyone has seen him in something. John Michael Higgins joins us to discuss his two upcoming films -- "The Ugly Truth" and "Couples Retreat" -- plus speculate on the return of his "Arrested Development" character, Wayne Jarvis, in a possible feature film. He also takes a look back at his roles in "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind" and poignantly discusses what was not the happiest time in his life: Portraying the most powerful man in late night television, David Letterman, in H...
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Mayim Bialik Discusses 'Saving Grace', 'What Not To Wear', And Yes 'Blossom'

July 14th, 2009 11:16am EDT
Mayim Bialik
Mayim Bialik -- Yes, that Mayim Bialik -- is appearing tonight (Tuesday at 10 pm ET on TNT) as the daughter of a murder victim on "Saving Grace." Don't assume she's the culprit just because you're thinking, as Mayim says, "why else would Blossom be in the first scene" as she was on "Bones" last season --which would have been a false prophecy, it turns out. Mayim also discusses her recent (and quite popular) appearance on "What Not to Wear" and talks about her time on a show called "Blossom."

Mayim Bialik: Hello!

Mike: Hi Mayim, how are you?

Mayim Bialik: OK, how are you?

Mike: P...
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Exclusive: Zack Talks 'Saved By The Bell' Reunion After 'Jimmy Fallon'

June 9th, 2009 10:01am EDT
Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Zack Morris
Two weeks ago Mark-Paul Gosselaar told us he would be doing Jimmy Fallon's show on June 8 and addressing Fallon's "Saved by the Bell" reunion idea. Monday night, thanks to Mark-Paul and TNT, I was lucky enough to be at "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" to witness the return of Zack Morris from "Saved by the Bell." Zack was on to promote the second season of the show his alter-ego, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, stars in, "Raising the Bar" (Monday nights at 10 pm on TNT). Mark-Paul spoke to us right after he finished the taping about the return of Zack Morris, his feelings on playing that character again...
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New TV On DVD, June 2

June 2nd, 2009 8:00am EDT
Prison Break
Caught without something good to watch this summer? Check out some great releases on DVD: Army Wives season 2, Blood Ties the complete series, Prison Break season 4, Raising the Bar season 1, Reba season 6, Weeds season 4.
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Summer TV Guide: 'True Blood,' 'Nurse Jackie' & Much More!

June 1st, 2009 9:15am EDT
Nurse Jackie
There are many things to love about summer - the beach, the sunlight, the smiling faces all around you, and more reasons to get out and about. This means your television may be left lonely at home, but with the majority of fan favorite TV shows off the air, does it matter? Don't be silly, there are plenty of summer TV programs worth watching ... and some new ones you might just want to keep an eye on.

Here's a look at some returning and new shows for the summer of 2009, and for full schedule lists you can check out each channel's website!

RETURNING TV

Burn Notice (June 4, USA...
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Mark-Paul Gosselaar On 'Raising The Bar,' 'NYPD Blue,' & A 'Saved By The Bell' Reunion

May 27th, 2009 9:49am EDT
Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Mark-Paul Gosselaar joins us to discuss the second season of "Raising the Bar" (premiering June 8 at 10 pm on TNT), his time on "NYPD Blue," the Jimmy Fallon "Saved By The Bell" reunion and also tries to wrap his head around a question that he's never heard before: How three Indiana junior high school students (on "Good Morning, Miss Bliss"/"Saved by the Bell: The Junior High Years") could all, a year later, find themselves living in California for their freshman year of high school, along with their junior high principal, with no explanation.

Mike: The first question would usually be,...
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