Tim Meadows Makes TBS ‘Funny’, Paris Needs A Bestie, ‘Big Brother’ Returns, And More

by | May 29, 2009 at 11:27 AM | The Ticker

Paris Needs A New BFF Like A Fish Needs A…: Paris Hilton’s My New BFF 2 debuts Tuesday, June 2 on MTV. Watch as the heiress dons a dominatrix bikini and puts the potential besties through a series of obstacles, to see if they can fill the place “that Brittany, like Nicole Richie and Britney Spears before her, held in Paris’ life.” A boy is included in this year’s crop of contestants, along with a Texas farm girl and two Jersey Girls. Check out a Paris Hilton photo gallery.

The Brother Returns: ‘Big Brother’ returns on Thursday, July 9 to CBS, with the rest of the episodes airing three times per week beginning Sunday July 12, and Tuesday July 14; The live eviction show, which is hosted by Julie Chen, begins Thursday July 16. Its alternate title this season? ‘I’m a non-celebrity get me out of here!’ Watch last season on Fancast.

TBS is Funny…No, Seriously: TBS has greenlit ‘The Very Funny Show,’ a comedic late-night series hosted by SNL alum Tim Meadows. The series will be part of the network’s “TBS Presents a Very Funny Festival: Just For Laughs,” series which will also include specials with Ellen, Martin Short and David Alan Grier.

Memphis Puts the “M” in MTV: MTV’s ‘Five Dollar Cover,’ airing Fridays at midnight, follow the lives of struggling musicians as they navigate the tough Memphis music scene. Hilarity ensues when they try to break the rules – and find love in the process. Fancast has full previews. Check them out!