'Dancing With the Stars' Season 17 ends, cop dramas debut, plus more reality TV news
AMERICA'S GOT STABILITY. Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Melanie Brown aka Mel B will all be back as judges when "America's Got Talent" returns this summer for season nine, with Nick Cannon continuing as host, NBC announced. New York-area tryouts are over, but would-be contestants can still audition online through agtauditions.com.
UPCOMING. Because "American Idol," "The Voice" and "The X Factor" aren't enough, ABC has announced it will air a U.S. version of the Israeli singing competition "Rising Star." The twist? It's done live, with audiences voting in real time and singers able to see how the voting is going as they're performing. The show premieres this summer.
FINALE. The final four -- Corbin Bleu, Bill Engvall, Jack Osbourne and Amber Riley -- and their professional partners compete in the two-part "Dancing With the Stars" Season 17 finale Monday night at 8 and Tuesday at 9 p.m. The musical acts include Kellie Pickler, Lady Antebellum and Enrique Iglesias.
PREMIERES. MTV brings to television "Generation Cryo," about a 17-year-old seeking her half-siblings by an anonymous sperm donor. The first of six one-hour episodes airs Monday night at 10... and executive producer Donnie Walhberg's "Boston's Finest," about the Boston PD, returns for a second season Tuesday at 9 p.m., followed at 10 p.m. by executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer's new "Marshal Law: Texas," following the U.S. Marshal Service's Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force.
RECAPS. Trainer Bob Harper saved Matt Hooper from elimination on "The Biggest Loser"... Austin Jenckes and Kat Robichaud were eliminated on "The Voice"... There was also a double elimination on "The X Factor," ousting Khaya Cohen and Tim Olstad... Laura Morett went to Redemption Island and Aras Baskauskas went home on "Survivor"... and Louis Maldonado won't be "Top Chef."