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Groundbreaking Monk Solves Final Case

Show legitimized basic cable, ushering in golden age

(Newser) - Viewers will get their last taste of quirky detective Adrian Monk tonight, as the revolutionary USA show that bears his name airs its last episode. The content was never particularly groundbreaking—“Monk is very old-school,” its creator tells the Los Angeles Times . “It's a real throwback”—... More »

Snoop Dogg's 'Snoopiest' TV Moments

Hip-hop artist does an awful lot of entertaining TV cameos

(Newser) - In anticipation of Snoop Dogg’s cameo on tonight’s episode of Brothers, the Huffington Post runs down the hip-hop artist’s best—that is to say, Snoop Doggiest—TV guest moments to date:
  • The Martha Stewart Show: Oh, you want me to take the skizin off it.”
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Monk Will Go Out on Top

USA says quirky detective show will end after upcoming season

(Newser) - The news that the upcoming eighth season of Monk will be its last has fans in mourning, but the USA Network staple leaves a rich legacy, Media Life reports. Monk ushered in the era of original cable programming and has consistently scored top ratings in key demographics. Tony Shalhoub is... More »

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