TNT Cancels ‘Memphis Beat’ After Two Seasons

TNT has canceled its cop show “Memphis Beat.” This was the series that starred Jason Lee — best known for starring in the title role in “My Name is Earl” on NBC — as an Elvis-loving, guitar-strumming detective on the Memphis PD. It lasted two seasons, but according to various trade press reports — including […]

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Jason Lee to Guest Star on ‘Raising Hope’

Jason Lee can check off another item on his Karma list. The former ‘My Name Is Earl’ star is reuniting with his old boss Greg Garcia for an upcoming episode of Garcia’s new show ‘Raising Hope,’ Fox announced Monday. Jason Lee will guest star as a washed up rock-star named Smokey Daniels, who’s hired to […]

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TNT Renews ‘HawthoRNe’ and ‘Memphis Beat’

Good news for fans of headstrong nurses and crooning, crime-solving Southern boys: TNT has ordered new seasons of both ‘HawthoRNe’ and ‘Memphis Beat.’ ‘Memphis Beat,’ starring Jason Lee and Alfre Woodard, made its debut in June and emerged as one of ad-supported cable’s Top 5 series of the summer. Its second season will be comprised […]

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What To Watch: Tuesday

TOP PICK: ‘Wipeout‘ (8pm ET on ABC) Get ready for an all-new season of mayhem, and of course, the Big Balls. ‘Wipeout’ returns for Season 3, welcoming back America with an all-new course and qualifier stunts. The Fence Flapper, Double Cross and Bruiseball are three of the wild and outrageous new obstacles featured in the […]

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Jason Lee: A Southern-Fried Cop in ‘Memphis Beat’

BY: Frazier Moore AP Television Writer NEW YORK – When Jason Lee was approached for ‘Memphis Beat,’ he didn’t hesitate. “My first thought was, ‘Hell, no! It’s a big workload.’” He’d learned his lesson after four seasons headlining the comedy ‘My Name Is Earl,’ and responded, “I don’t think so.” He had another, maybe less […]

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The Big Tease: Scoop on ‘House,’ ‘NCIS,’ ‘Bones’ and More!

Wanna know what’s coming up on your favorite show? Tuesday is tease-day at Fancast, and MattMtvguy@gmail.com is the place to send your questions. Here now the scoop! Are there any good “Huddy” scenes in the ‘House‘ season finale (airing May 17)? please tell me that House and Cuddy have at least one scene together. – […]

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TNT Shows Off Summer Line-Up

Something old, something new – and even something blue (well, dark blue). That sums up TNT’s summer line-up, which the network unveiled yesterday. It’s a mix of returning series and a couple new offerings. Take a look: May 24: Saving Grace starts its final season at 10pm. (Watch full episodes here.) June 20: Leverage serves […]

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