Weekly TV Update: August 6
Each week we bring you stories from around the Internet that you might have missed.
Showtime ends Weeds and The Big C. The season finale of Weeds will air September 16. Date for The Big C have not been announced yet.
Comedy Central roast stalwart Jeffrey Ross offends with a too soon joke about the Aurora, Colorado shootings.
Nick Jonas may become a judge on American Idol.
According to The New York Post, Sharon Osbourne is quitting America’s Got Talent because NBC fired her son from Stars Earn Stripes.
Which new daytime talk show hosts will last? The Hollywood Reporter assesses the pros and cons of all the new daytime hosts.
Have Time Warner Cable or DirecTV? Showtime May Be Free This Weekend
Sorry to get your hopes up, but this is only available in New York City and Los Angeles. Showtime is free this weekend so that Emmy voters can watch the “Best in SHO” Emmy Free Preview marathon. The good news is that if you live in those two cities you don’t have to be able to be an Emmy voter in order to benefit.
If you are a subscriber to Time Warner Cable or DirecTV and live in New York City or Los Angeles, from now until June 17 you will be able to watch Showtime, Showtime HD, and Showtime on Demand through marathons and full seasons available On Demand.
The list of shows available to watch is after the jump.