TV briefs: ‘Finding Carter,’ Kenan Thompson, Ed Helms, Anderson Cooper

May 22, 2015 - Finding Carter

Kathryn Prescott plays Carter, a lead in MTV's Finding Carter. Season dual will be reduction about her mishap and some-more about her perplexing to conduct other people's issues. CREDIT: MTV

Kathryn Prescott plays Carter, a lead in MTV’s “Finding Carter.” CREDIT: MTV

By RODNEY HO/ rho@ajc.com, creatively filed Tuesday, May 19, 2015

VH1 has doubled a array of episodes for a second deteriorate of MTV’s “Finding Carter,” that is shot in Atlanta though set in Virginia. TV Line pennyless a news.

Instead of a 12 episodes already constructed and airing now, MTV is adding 12 some-more for a second season. I’m not certain when prolongation will resume.

The uncover is about a teen perplexing to adjust to life with her biological family after finding a lady she suspicion was her mom was not.

I usually have entrance to overnight ratings of a show, that have depressed off deteriorate dual though MTV’s preference might have to do with other metrics, including on-demand and DVR usage. The May 19 part had a array low 580,000 overnight viewers.

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Kenan Thompson enters his 12th deteriorate and approaching final deteriorate with Saturday Night Live. CREDIT: promotional photos

Kenan Thompson is approaching to lapse for a 13th deteriorate with “SNL.” CREDIT: promotional photos

Atlanta internal Kenan Thompson will stay with “Saturday Night Live” subsequent season, his 13th year.

Despite rumors final tumble that a 2014-15 deteriorate would be his last, he told Marc Maron on Maron’s WTF podcast he was going to hang around another year after all.

“Well they pronounced that during a derivation [of a season] for some reason,” Thompson pronounced on a podcast. “People we theory suspicion they had some info and usually threw that story out. And we denied it immediately, though a usually thing people remember is [that someone pronounced we was leaving].”

He is a many comparison member of a cast, going behind to 2003, and is a longest using black expel member, leading Tim Meadows.

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Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey have teamed adult for an NBC accumulation uncover featuring venerable kids. CREDIT: Getty Images

Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey have teamed adult for an NBC accumulation uncover featuring venerable kids. CREDIT: Getty Images

Part-time Atlanta proprietor Steve Harvey  is hosting “Little Big Shots,” a new NBC summer uncover that has been given 8 episodes.

The comedy accumulation uncover will underline immature gifted kids. He is co executive producing with Ellen DeGeneres.

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CNN’s Anderson Cooper fell for a Clickhole satire story presumably quoting him in a derivation speech. But about 5 minutes, he concurred a error on Twitter. Read some-more here.

He will be in Atlanta subsequent month for a uncover during a Cobb Energy Centre with Andy Cohen of Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live.” More info about that here.

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Ed Helms, a Westminster grad, took time during his derivation debate during a University of Virginia to slice Rolling Stone’s eventually fake story about a ostensible frat squad rape on campus.

“It has been pronounced that a rolling mill gathers no moss,” he said. we would supplement that a Rolling Stone also gathers no verifiable contribution or even a minute morsels of journalistic integrity.” The difference drew sustained applause, according to a Washington Post.

“And sadly,” continued Helms, “Rolling Stone’s rush to conclude is usually a tip of a iceberg. We see it everywhere in a media. Less than 3 weeks ago, when Baltimore was erupting in violence, Erin Burnett on CNN argued … with a internal resident, insisting a rioters be tangible as thugs.”