Good News: NBC has announced plans to tweak their struggling sophomore laugher UP ALL NIGHT by transforming it into a traditional multi-cam sitcom for the final five episodes of its season. Bad News: NBC has yet to announce how it plans to transition their struggling sophomore laugher into one that is actually funny and watchable. [Source]
Good News: Despite a shaky start, Jeff Probst’s freshman talk show was not, as expected, the first daytime chat-fest to see its torch snuffed. Bad News: For Anderson Cooper, whose self-titled talker ANDERSON was voted off the island after Warner Brothers Studio announced that his show won’t be returning for a third season after it wraps up its second one this summer. [Source]
Good News: ABC has given full season pickups to freshman laugher THE NEIGHBORS and sophomore sudser SCANDAL. Bad News: For fans of newcomers LAST RESORT and 666 PARK AVENUE, who will more than likely have to wait until the end of the week or the beginning of next to discover the fate of their favorite respective show.
Good News: Fans of THE OFFICE will be getting a taste of Dwight Schrute’s FARM quite a bit sooner than originally expected. Bad News: For Rainn Wilson, whose proposed OFFICE spin-off will not be moving forward except to air as a stand alone episode during the hit NBC series final season. [Source]
Good News: Tonight’s television viewers have just been spared another silly guest appearance by Gold medal swimmer Ryan Lochte. Bad News: As a result of the impending arrival of Hurricane Sandy, Viacom siblings CBS and The CW have opted to air repeats and Sandy specials in lieu of their regularly scheduled primetime lineup that not only included Lochte’s guest appearance on 90210, but new episodes of GOSSIP GIRL, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, PARTNERS, 2 BROKE GIRLS, MIKE & MOLLY and HAWAII FIVE-0 as well. [Source]