TV Renewals

The Hollywood Reporter on Katie: "Renewal Seems a Long Shot"




The Perky One just can't catch a break in regards to her post-Today career moves. Katie Couric struggled to bring in the ratings as anchor of the CBS Evening News, and now it looks like her costly, Disney-backed daytime talk show could soon be cancelled. From The Hollywood Reporter:

One of the TV's priciest daytime experiments soon could be coming to an end. Stations throughout the U.S. are contracted to carry Katie Couric's syndicated talk show through summer 2014, but the decision on whether Katie will score a third season likely will be made this month -- and renewal seems a long shot.

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ABC Extends Its Affair With Mistresses For Second Season

ABC's summer fling with Mistresses has become something more serious. According to Variety, the seductive series will return for a second season next summer.


Though not a great performer, “Mistresses” held steady for most of its run and finished as the No. 2 new scripted series of the summer in adults 18-49, behind “Under the Dome.” And, it improved later in its run when ABC moved it to 9 p.m., and thus didn’t have to face “Dome.”

OWN Orders More Episodes of The Haves and the Have Nots

Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots is keeping a smile on Oprah's face. The former talk show queen's cable network OWN announced it has ordered four more episodes of the cable drama. The order brings The Haves and Have Nots' first season episode count to 36.

OWN also announced it is ordering 26 additional episodes of Tyler Perry's Love Thy Neighbor.

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The CW Wants More Laughs From Whose Line Is It Anyway

Good news for The Talk’s Aisha Tyler and Let’s Make a Deal’s Wayne Brady. The CW has renewed their primetime laugher, Whose Line Is It Anyway, for a 24-episode second season.  The series also stars Colin Mochrie and Ryan Stiles.

Rookie Blue Renewed For Fifth Season

Get ready for another summer of the Andy (Missy Peregrym) drinking game. ABC’s summer cop drama Rookie Blue has been renewed for a fifth season! The show’s official Twitter feed announced the good news on Wednesday.

Hit the Floor Dances Its Way to Second Season

VH1’s professional basketball cheerleader drama Hit the Floor has earned itself a second season.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series, which stars Days of Our Lives grad Charlotte Ross (ex-Eve), “is the highest-rated freshman scripted cable series among the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic, where it averages a 1.2 rating. The series draws an average of 1.9 million total viewers.”

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