News Briefs: Season 7 of Burn Notice Will Be Its Last

... When Burn Notice returns for Season 7 on June 6, it will be the beginning of the end. USA has announced that the spy show will conclude at the end of Season 7. Creator Matt Nix and USA will remain on good terms, however, and Nix will develop a medical drama called Complications for the network. [THR]


BUSINESS TIME

... TBS has ordered the comedy Ground Floor from Bill Lawrence, creator of Scrubs and Cougar Town. The show is set in the corporate world and follows a banker who hooks up with a hottie, then finds out she works for the maintenance team in his building. Hey, I just found out Rory Scovel is in this! Alright! I still won't watch it, sorry. Look for 10 episodes in 2014. [TBS via press release]

... TNT has ordered the reality series Inside Job, a competition show that follows candidates applying for the same job. Ugh. It will make its debut in 2014. [TNT via press release]

... Fox has ordered the cooking competition show Junior Masterchef, which is basically Masterchef with kids. It'll be Gordon Ramsay's fifth show on Fox. Expect it later this year. [Fox via press release]

... TBS has greenlit The CeeLo Life, a reality show that follows the singer and The Voice judge as he lives his busy life. Bleh. It'll premiere in 2014. [TBS via press release]

... Adult Swim has picked up several new series, including Community creator Dan Harmon's animated project Rick and Morty. The show follows a smart, scientist grandfather and his not-so-smart grandson. Also on the network's new shows list: Mr. Pickles, Mike Tyson Mysteries, King Star King, and Hot Package. [Adult Swim via press release]


CASTING NEWS

... A day after her new pilot The Family Guide was picked up to series by NBC, star Parker Posey has left the show. Is that how long it took her to realize that it was NBC she was about to work for? (We don't know the reason for Posey's departure.) [Deadline Hollywood]


TRASHY CELEB RELATIONSHIP NEWS, SPONSORED BY US WEEKLY

... The Vampire Diaries stars Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev have broken up! [US Weekly]

... Amy Poehler and Nick Kroll are dating? [US Weekly]

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it sucks that burn notice is going to be done after 7 seasons. but it was a good run and in this day and age of television 7 seasons is quite the accomplishment
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I do love Kitchen Nightmares; the US and UK versions are a bit different but both great. I don't like the one where Ramsay just yells at everyone while they quake with fear. There's a UK version of that as well.
From Wikipedia: he runs or owns 29 restaurants globally and has had or been on 19 shows including a Simpsons appearance. He's written 21 books and been in 3 documentaries and 1 feature film. and now a new show?? sheesh!
Gordon Ramsay must be the world's most famous (and richest) chef. Is Wolfgang Puck still relevant?
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man i'm starting to hate 2013,

First was FRINGE,
then BOSS,
then happy ending
now BURN NOTICE...

sniff...this suck
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Burn Notice wasn't my favorite spy show, it also wasn't the best...but I liked the characters and the atmosphere was always pleasant. It was a solid show and I'll miss it :(
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I will miss Burn Notice, but at least we got many seasons out of it, besides, Michael & Fi have reached the age where they start over-compensating with the dyeing & brow-darkening, which distracts me (at least they didn't over-do it as much as Bobby Ewing in the first few New Dallas eps, thank goodness he toned it waay down! Hopefully Micheal & Fi's actors will follow suit in their next rolls).

I'll give Ground Floor a few watches, because I enjoy the light-silliness of Scrubs and Cougar Town, especially after watching shows like Breaking Bad and Person of Interest. I never have to read recaps or Wikia after light-silly shows LOL. I've never watched anything with that Rory in it, so at least I'm not prejudiced against him ahead of time.
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are amy poehler and arnett no longer together? tthat'd make this the loop O<-- and me way over here---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
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It's long past time for BN to close down. Lots of fun in the beginning -- I still miss Mike doing the weird characters and voices that he did so well in the very early years -- but it just seems to be the same thing over and over now: Introduce Big Bad, make viewers really hate him, kill him off in unexpected and anti-climactic fashion, introduce even Bigger Bad, lather, rinse, repeat, etc.

Good that the producers know this is coming. Hopefully it will give them a chance for a satisfying resolution to the series.
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My sentiments exactly, good call...
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I think it's time. I enjoyed it immensely, but the last season or two has been repetitive. The mythology has gotten so dense, it's folded in on itself.
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Well all good things must come to an end. I've loved Burn Notice since the beginning, and it's been on my top 10 list of favorite shows on tv ever since. So I'm glad it'll get a proper ending, and hope all goes well for Michael, Sam, Fiona, Jesse and company.
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How I read that was Adult Swim is picking up Community from creator Dan Harmon. That's the information my brain was craving. Oh well, Burn Notice had a good run and I'm surprised it lasted this long. It's a good show but how many agencies are out there that can actually burn a spy?
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All the good things must come to an end.
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It's time. I'm starting to disbelieve any episode where they use Anwar as sexy bait.
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Junior Hell's Kitchen would be 10 times better:
"You can't even make a f'ing bowl of f'ing cereal for f's sake, it's all f'ing soggy!!"
-"..but mister, I like soggy."
"You did not just f'ing say that, f'ing Kellogg would be f'ing rolling in his f'ing grave! Out of my f'ing kitchen for f's sake and learn how to f'ing make a f'ing bowl of f'ing cereal! F!"
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I'm not surprised about Burn Notice. It had wrapped up it's original story last season and last season's finale could have almost been a series finale. As long as there isn't any major uncertainties at the end.
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I love Junior Masterchef in Australia so I only hope the US version lives up to the same good standard

and regarding Burn Notice..... "NOOOOO" :(
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Noooooo not Burn Notice! I'm not ready for this!!!
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Hope Burn notice goes out full circle and in a big bang or i gonna have to do a sheldon
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Not happy about Burn Notice at all!!!
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Community!!!!
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I hope the USA network doesn't replace their scripted shows with more reality shows.

FOX, enough with Gordon Ramsay! I wish you would've loved Human Target and Breaking In as much as you love(d) Gordon Ramsay.
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Human Target - Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Valley, Chi McBride and Indira Varma. Janet Montgomery was good too - Liked Made in Jersey
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I loved Human Target (especially the first season)! Too bad no other networks tried scooping HT up and giving it more seasons.

I liked the pilot episode of Made In Jersey (didn't get to see anymore before it was canceled).
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Actually you did, it was cancelled before the first episode was finished--probably over the phone...
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TNT, why you make reality shows when your worst scripted shows are still 20 times better? You cancel Leverage and replace it with The Inside Job? NO ONE'S GOING TO WATCH THAT CRAP! BRING BACK NATHAN FORD, OR AT LEAST MAKE A SPINOFF WITH THE THREE REMAINING LEVERAGE TEAM MEMBERS!

Nina Dobrev is single... I had a crush on her since she was on Degrassi. A guy can dream, right? (I'm only about 3 years older than her, so it's not that creepy.)

Burn Notice and Psych are prepping for their last seasons, huh? I didn't care much for Burn Notice, but I will genuinely miss Psych... though with Juliet knowing Shawn's secret, I do think it's time for the series to finally end on a funny note,
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Leverage quit on its own terms. I miss those guys...
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Nah, they were outright cancelled. The writers just had a very sinking feeling that it was coming, so they wrote the finale they always wanted and went ahead and went with it. But it was still a cancellation.
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I hope Burn Notice goes out telling the story it wants to. I'm sorry to see it go, but it has had a great run and been a lot of entertainment, so I'm not sad so long as it gets a proper wrap-up.

Ground Floor sounds... meh. I love Bill Lawrence to death, but that sounds like an idea in need of more polishing. It'll be yet another TBS sitcom that nobody seems to watch yet gets aired anyway.

No to Inside Job and Jr. Masterchef, what the hell TV?!? Both are no.

CeeLo is kinda interesting, but I don't need more of him.

HELL YEAH Adult Swim finally picked up a damned Animated project after a ton of live, and it's Dan Harmon no less. Hopefully it gets treated better than Starburns' awesome AS shows that die before their time (sorry Dino Stamatopoulos, you may have been my neighbor but most people know you better as your character).

Oh man, and "Mike Tyson Mysteries" sounds HILARIOUS just from the title alone.
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About time for Burn Notice. Really started to bother me that half of Miami, by now, and surrounding areas were getting shot and blown up and NO police, FBI, Homeland Security, or even the Boy Scouts there to figure out who, what, when, where, or why it has been going on. I think, some seasons, ago Moon Bloodgood was the last detective looking into Weston, wasn't she?
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Wrong Last season he was target of a full out CIA manhunt! After some mayor plot events! And Homeland Security is aware believe they were giving him a hard time as well!
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Yeah, but still it went on too long otherwise and it wasn't directly because of him blowing the city up going after bad guys, but because he crossed paths with the CIA in his parallel quest to find out who burned him.

My point is that he basically became a vigilante that ultimately, and realistically, should have got the attention of local police, to say the least, let alone FBI and companies to figure out who this one-man army or group was and put a stop to it. If in the process they find he's a burned CIA agent, well then I guess we get where we are now. I could suspend disbelief for a while, and as stated there were cops involved with him early on, but it became more difficult to accept the more it went on that nobody stepped in for his actions in cleaning up the criminal element.

I keep wishing they'd do something to acknowledge that the authorities did know what was going on and let Weston take care of the garbage, or that someone behind the scenes told local police to back off for whatever reason. That could actually be a fun episode that all this time someone knew and let him go on until things got out of hand and more entangled with the CIA involvement, if not the CIA itself that initially let him take care of the bad guys until they got more drawn in.
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I kind of figured as much...as many have said, the show is getting repetitive. I mean, every season it turns out the Big Bad isn't as big as we thought he was, and there's an even Bigger Bad lurking.
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Man, I was excited about having Parker Posey on my TV.
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campy fun while it lasted and I'm glad it will get a proper ending.

How is Inside Job different from the short lived The Job?

I'll wait and see on the adult swim comedies...I don't see how any can be better then Archer (FX has been a fantastic network) but we will see....
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TNT cancels Southland and greenlights The Job - bad TNT, bad
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is TNT to NBC like CW is to CBS? If so then it makes sense because idiots run NBC and idiots run TNT

I can't believe it canceled southland for any of the new crappy shows it will air...seriously, The Job or Inside Job...wtf
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NBC Universal owns Syfy and USA - both of which are deteriorating just like the mothership.

They are canceling 'Psych' after next season when its the best comedy they own. It is NBC Universal's longest running comedy and the morons are axing it.
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Get Bruce Campbell a new TV show, STAT!
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I would watch a Bruce Campbell show called STAT!
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Yes!!! and don't remake the evil dead series or army of darkness--the original versions are awesome.
Bruce Campbell should always be on tv or in movies!
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I shouldn't get my hopes up too high for Dan Harmon's Rick and Morty, but I expect it to be better than The Simpsons (early years), Futurama, South Park and Archer put together... Okay, maybe not Archer.
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Better than all those /put together/? Sorry, you [partially] assembled the Justice League -- or would that be the Super Best Friends? -- of [modern] animation there.
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Definitely not Archer
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I expect it to be the same as season 4 of Community ;-)
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I thought Burn Notice was pretty great its first 2-3 seasons. Since then, it's gotten SOOOO repetitive and overly-dramatic that I've almost come to loathe it, hehe. I appreciate that USA gave them notice (I'm hilarious) beforehand to let the show finish with an actual ending, rather than just canceling it after the season (which they seem to end on a cliff hanger every year).
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