'Snooki & JWoww' renewed for Season 3

Jenni "JWoww" Farley, left, and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi Jenni "JWoww" Farley, left, and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi attend the 24th GLAAD Media Awards at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan. (March 16, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

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'HOLD UP, BRO.' The funniest new musical number outside "The Book of Mormon"? A YouTube clip by Lisa Ferreira and Matthew Willcott, in which Lego figures give song to Reynold and Malcolm's Immunity Idol strategy on a recent episode of "Survivor: Caramoan." "When it comes to women, I'm an accomplished liar / When it comes to bros, my pants are never on fire." Not to be missed.

 

UPCOMING. MTV announced it has renewed its "Jersey Shore" spinoff "Snooki & JWoww" for season three, and will air two new, as-yet unscheduled reality shows: "Generation Cryo," following Breeanna, 17, conceived via sperm donor, and the 15 half-siblings she's trying to meet; and "Nurse Nation" (working title), about nine "travel nurses" assigned to a hospital in a new city every 13 weeks.

 

PREMIERES. Travel Channel Monday night at 10 debuts "Red, White & New," a nationwide search for innovative inventions like a real-life robotic exoskeleton a la "Aliens." Travel's "Airport 24/7: Miami" takes off for a second season with back-to-back episodes Tuesday at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. . . . Little persons Bill Klein and Dr. Jen Arnold seek to adopt a special-needs child in season five of "The Little Couple," Tuesday at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on TLC . . . And Wednesday at 10 p.m., Kal Penn hosts Discovery's new young-scientist competition "The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius."

 

RECAPS.Michelle Lesniak Franklin is the season-11 winner of "Project Runway" . . . Boxer Victor Ortiz and dance partner Lindsay Arnold are out for the count on "Dancing With the Stars" . . . Malcolm Freberg is free on "Survivor: Caramoan -- Fans vs. Favorites" . . . Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will no longer be diving on "Splash" . . . Silvia Arguello will not be the next "Fashion Star" . . . and "Hell's Kitchen" dismissed Dan Ryan.

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