– Kris Jenner‘s talk show, “Kris,” has been canceled. The daytime series will not return in 2014, FOX announced on Jan. 17 — but there’s a chance it could return at another point, as the network says Jenner could make a comeback with “Kris” or a similar project at some point in the future.
– Weird Al Yankovic is coming to the Hub Saturday, Feb. 1 when he guest stars on “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” as Cheese Sandwich. In the episode, everypony gets so excited about Cheese’s party that they forget about Pinkie Pie’s birth-iversary party for Rainbow Dash. Cheese and Pinkie have a showdown in an official “goof-off.”
– Nick Lachey is the new host of VH1’s “Big Morning Buzz Live” when the show returns in March.
“I’ve had a wonderful, longstanding relationship with VH1 over the course of my music career, and I couldn’t be more excited to enter into this new chapter as resident host for Big Morning Buzz’,” Lachey says in a press release. “I love the rush of doing live TV – you never know what will happen next.”
– Tina Fey‘s FOX comedy “Cabot College,” about a women’s college that allows men to attend for the first time, has added “CSI” alum Brandon Jones as Gerald, one of the first four male students. Gerald is a handsome, corn-fed and naeve Mormon guy from a small Utah town. [THR]
– ABC has greenlit “Black-ish,” a comedy pilot starring Anthony Anderson and produced by Laurence Fishburne‘s company, Cinema Gypsy. Anderson plays a father of three trying to raise his kids “with some sense of cultural identity,” with the help (and sometimes hindrance) of his wife and “old-school” father.
– NBC has announced that former NFL running back/landscape architect Eddie George and design expert Monica Pedersen will be judges alongside Nate Berkus (who also serves as host and executive producer) for the new one-hour competition series “American Dream Builders.” The show pits 12 designers and builders against one another in weekly home-renovation projects. It premieres Sunday, March 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
– HBO has released the first look at Season 2 of “Vice,” the provocative news magazine show hosted by Vice magazine founder Shane Smith. Known for covering the kinds of stories often overlooked by mainstream
media outlets, Season 2 of the series looks to be just as thought-provoking and eye-opening as the first. The new season premieres Friday, March 14 at 11 p.m. ET/PT.