Justin Bieber, The Hard Times of RJ Berger
Has Bieber Fever struck again? Just when ratings for MTV's new scripted comedy The Hard Times of RJ Berger most needed a boost, Justin Bieber may have helped bring in a crowd.
To wit, MTV has renewed Hard Times for a second season, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. The decision comes after a recent upswing in viewership that coincides with the 16-year-old pop superstar endorsing it as "funny stuff." Twelve new episodes will premiere sometime next year.
Here's how our friend with the famously flippable locks lent a hand:
There's no lack of mockumentaries on TV (see: The Office, Modern Family), but the producers of the upcoming My Generation plan to push the model one step further.
"This is the first real show of the Internet era," creator and executive producer Noah Hawley said at the Television Critics Association's fall previews. "It's a mash-up of scripted and ...
When Maura Tierney makes her return to TV, it will be in a role tailor-made for her.
The 45-year-old actress, who last season dropped out of NBC's Parenthood to undergo breast cancer treatment, recently replaced Joely Richardson on ABC's upcoming legal drama The Whole Truth. But even though she's the second actress to get the part, she was the first person creator and executive producer Tom Donaghy wanted for the role.
Maura Tierney finds The Whole Truth at ABC
"I'd been seeing a lot of female characters on television that weren't strong in the way that ... women can be strong and also feminine," Donaghy said at the Television Critics Association's fall TV previews. "I knew Maura had the elegance and ... wit. So, I wrote it with her talents in mind, never thinking she would be available."
Although Tierney joked that her ego led her to take on the role, she was somewhat reserved in discussing her health...
Nathan Lane will guest-star on Modern Family as Pepper, Cameron and Mitchell's flamboyant and oft-mentioned friend, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Lane approached co-creators ...
In the season finale of Grey's Anatomy, Teddy (Kim Raver) finally conceded that Cristina and Owen share a strong bond. No, really, she did.
While some fans have worried that Teddy will continue meddling in their relationship, Raver tells TVGuide.com it...
Fox's Glee led the winners of this year's Television Critics Association Awards, taking home statuettes for Program of the Year, Outstanding New Program and Individual Achievement in Comedy for Jane Lynch.
Modern Family (ABC) won Outstanding Achievement in Comedy, while Lost (ABC) and Breaking Bad (AMC) tied for the Outstanding Achievement in Drama prize. The group also recognized Julianna Margulies for Individual Achievement in Drama for The Good Wife (CBS).
The complete list of winners: