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Why Are Becki Newton and Zachary Knightson Weird Loners?

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Weird Loners (Tuesdays, 9:30/8:30C) premieres tonight. It’s a series about four individuals who find themselves unable to form satisfying long-term relationships for various and sundry reasons (usually having to do with them being, yes, a tad bit weird and maybe a bit on the offputting side).

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The Goodwin Games is a Great Family Comedy!

The Goodwin Games stars Scott Foley (“Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy”), Becki Newton (“Ugly Betty”) and T.J. Miller (“Our Idiot Brother,” “She’s Out Of My League”), as three estranged siblings who return home after their father (guest star Beau Bridges) dies and find themselves in line to inherit a lot of money – if, and only if, they can adhere to their late father’s wishes.

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Television: The Hasselhoffs Drown in Poor Ratings & Love Bites Gets Less Bite Time

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Not even a skilled Baywatch lifeguard could resuscitate The Hasselhoffs after the first two episodes aired to dismal ratings.

On Friday, December 10th, A&E announced that that were removing the reality show The Hasselhoffs from their Sunday night schedule. The Hasselhoffs featured former Baywatch and Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff and his two daughters, who are aspiring to get into showbiz. According to The Nielsen Co. the first episode was seen by 718,000 viewers but that the audience hit low tide at 505,000 the second week.  This ratings drop translates to meaning that more than half the people who watched the show  “Gene Simmons’ Family Jewels,”  which preceded The Hasselhoffs turned away from it in droves once Simmons show, which has an audience of 1.4 million, was over.

There are eight completed episodes of The Hasselhoffs that will remain unaired as A&E has no plans at this time to bring the series back.

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