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TNT Orders 15 Episodes for Leverage Season 3

Leverage

I just recently got on the Leverage bandwagon, and I’m doing my best to bring everyone with me. ┬áIt’s an extremely entertaining show, with a rock-solid cast who work together like they’ve been doing it for years. So after last night’s outstanding episode (the best so far of season two in my opinion) I was thrilled to see this announcement over at Variety.

August 27, 2009 Posted by | Comedy, Drama, Renewed, Television | , , , , , , , | Comments Off on TNT Orders 15 Episodes for Leverage Season 3

Comedy Central Orders More Tosh.0!

Yes! More hilarious commentary and original content from Daniel Tosh and his posse starting October 8th!

Full press release here:
http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news.aspx?id=20090812comedycentral01

August 12, 2009 Posted by | Comedy, Renewed, Technology, Television | , , , , , | Comments Off on Comedy Central Orders More Tosh.0!

Nurse Jackie Gets Renewed STAT!

After dropping with Showtime’s biggest premiere audience ever (1.35 million viewers), Nurse Jackie has been picked up for a second season.

Full story at Variety

All this attention has upset the New York State Nurse’s Association since Edie Falco’s character isn’t exactly a role model. I’ve got news for them–IT’S A FUCKING TELEVISION SHOW. Apparently, the NYSNA assumes we can’t tell the difference between real people and tv characters who have the same jobs as real people. Just in case they’re right, I decided to put together the table below for reference.

Name

Occupation

Real

Fake

Jackie Peyton

Nurse

X

Florence Nightengale

Nurse

X

Jed Bartlet

U.S. President

X

Barack Obama

U.S. President

X

Sigmund Freud

Psychiatrist

X

Paul Weston

Psychiatrist

X

Greg House

Doctor

X

Henry Heimlich

Doctor

X

Cliff Clavin

Mailman

X

John E. Potter

Mailman

X

Dave Barry

Columnist

X

Carrie Bradshaw

Columnist

X

Got more examples for the Real/Fake guide? Add them in the comments.

June 11, 2009 Posted by | Comedy, Drama, New Series, News, Renewed, Television | , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Nurse Jackie Gets Renewed STAT!

Important Things with Demetri Martin Renewed

In their smartest decision since killing Mind of Mencia, Comedy Central announced this morning that Important Things with Demetri Martin has been renewed for a second season. No word yet on how many episodes the new season will be, but I’m hoping it’s many more than the seven produced for season one. We’ll have to be patient though, the second season won’t premiere until 2010.

Perhaps this will tide you over.

Even the press release is funny. You can read it here.

UPDATE – Variety reports the season two order is for 10 episodes.

June 2, 2009 Posted by | Comedy, Renewed, Television | , , , , | Comments Off on Important Things with Demetri Martin Renewed

Fringe Picked Up for Season 2

I’m a little late on this one, but FOX announced yesterday that they have picked up Fringe with a full-season order for 2009-10.

The full press release at futoncritic.com.

May 5, 2009 Posted by | Drama, Renewed, Science, Scifi, Technology, Television | , , | Comments Off on Fringe Picked Up for Season 2