Ask Jeeves: New Girl, Weeds, General Hospital and more!


Will Weeds be back for another season? – Jeff
Yes, Showtime has renewed Weeds for an eight season last November. The next batch of 13 episodes will air later this year.

Since Cartoon Network is coming to Canada this year, does that mean we’ll get Adult Swim as well? – Don
Yes, the Canadian version of Cartoon Network will air the late night programming block known as Adult Swim when Teletoon launches the channel launches later this year. While programming has yet to be announced, Childrens Hospital had been licensed to G4, so it’s unclear right now if Teletoon will grab those rights from Rogers (which runs G4).

When do the One Life to Live characters make their debut on General Hospital? – Ren
Kristen Alderson will bring Starr Manning to Port Charles during the week of February 20. Van Hughes (Cole #2) will also be by her side the same week. Roger Howarth (Todd) and Kassie DePaiva (Blair) will appear the following week while Michael Easton (John) will make his debut sometime in March. Alderson is the only OLTL alum to ink a long-term GH deal (so far). No word yet on how long the rest of the transplants will stick around.

Are there any new details on The Bachelor Canada? – K.C.
While there’s no word yet on who will be the first Canuck Bachelor, Citytv launches its search for the most eligible bachelorettes on Sunday, Feb. 19 in Vancouver. The tour will also make stops in Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax. For more details, check out

I enjoyed the first episode of Kiefer Sutherland’s new show, Touch, when will there be more airings? – Phil
Touch aired on Jan. 25 as a special preview and will make its official debut on March 19 on Global and Fox.

When does The Vampire Diaries season 3 return to ITV2? – Shelley
Hi Shelley, thanks for checking out from the UK! The Vampire Diaries will return to ITV2 later this month, however the date has yet to be revealed.

When does True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten appear on New Girl? – Lori
Kwanten guest stars on next week’s Valentine’s Day episode where he plays a handsome stranger who Jess (Zooey Deschanel) wants to have a no-strings fling with. Check out some photos below:

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Jeevan Brar is a digital content producer and freelance entertainment writer based in Toronto. Jeevan has managed The TV Watercooler since 2008, the Canadian blog has focused on daytime soaps, primetime hits and reality TV guilty pleasures. The blog has also connected Canadian soap fans with exclusive interviews with the cast of enduring daytime dramas The Young and the Restless, Days of our Lives, General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful. 'Like' The TV Watercooler on Facebook. You can also follow Jeevan on Twitter and Google+.

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