NBC giveth — and NBC taketh away. On Tuesday, the network announced season finale dates for scripted shows including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Parks and Recreation, and also announced the premiere date for the new season of America's Got Talent. The reality series will welcome new judges Heidi Klum and "Scary Spice" Mel B when it returns for Season 8 on Tuesday, June 4 at 8/7c.
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Law & Order: SVU will wrap its 14th season with a special two-hour episode on Wednesday, May 22 at 9/8c. Parks and Recreation will close its fifth season on Thursday, May 2 at 9:30/8:30c. As previously announced, both comedies Whitney and The New Normal will...
Let's start, as all weekends must, with Friday. The latest news: CBS has changed its mind about moving the new Golden Boy to Fridays after its two-week Tuesday tryout. To confuse matters, a new episode of Golden Boy airs this Friday (9/8c), with rising-star Detective Clark once again facing threats from his nemesis Arroyo. But next week, the Boy is back on Tuesdays (10/9c), displacing Vegas, which remains on ice for the rest of the month. When it returns, Vegas will move to Fridays (9/8c), starting April 5. Place your cancellation bets now.
Our top moments of the week:
12. Don't Speak Award: Switched at Birth films a groundbreaking all-American Sign Language episode that proves that silence can be more powerful than words. When the Carlton students learn that their school will be closing, they stage a protest. During the school play, the fire alarms sound and as the parents and staff head outside, Daphne, Emmett & Co. hold up signs reading "Take Back Carlton" and lock themselves inside, vowing not to come out until their voices are heard.
11. Best Battle (Non) Cry: On Suburgatory, Dalia takes it upon herself to help Mr. Wolfe get revenge against his cheating ex, Chef Alan, and...
From Fashion Star to sitcom star: NBC is developing a comedy starring Jessica Simpson, TV Guide Magazine has learned. The show would feature Simpson playing a version of herself in a Curb Your Enthusiasm-style look at her life.
That Weight Watchers deal can be put on the back burner for now — a pregnant Jessica Simpson showed off her baby bump in a bikini over the weekend.