TV Buzz: ‘New Girl’s’ Schmidt Gets His Own Book; Showtime’s ‘Episodes’ Renewed for Season 3

Lauren DiMascio / September 13, 2012

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New Girl’s resident douche, Schmidt (Max Greenfield), is coming out with his own book. The Douche Journals: The Definitive Account of One Man’s Genius chronicles every “douche-y” infraction Schmidt has ever made. The hilarious book will be released for your reading pleasure next Tuesday. One of our faves: “If your annual moisturizer budget doesn’t contain a comma then you’re doing it wrong.” [It Books]

Which Friends star’s show got picked up for another season? 

Matt LeBlanc’s Showtime series Episodes has been renewed for a third season. LeBlanc, who plays himself on the show, won a Golden Globe for the award in January of 2012. The third season of the critically acclaimed show will consist of nine half-hour episodes. [Showtime]

Ed O’Neill is lending his voice to Disney’s animated series, Fish Hooks, on Friday. The Modern Family star will voice a spider who interrupts Milo, Bea and Oscar during their game night. The episode entitled “Spiders Bite” airs Friday at 9:15 PM. [Disney]

The 85th Academy Awards Ceremony will again be directed by Don Mischer. Additionally, his production company will produce both the Oscar pre-show and Governor’s Ball. The director, who previously worked on the last two Oscar Awards telecasts, will join already announced show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. Mischer is sure to be a great support for the first-time producers. [The Wrap]