Ariana Grande Confirms Sam & Cat Is Canceled Amid First-Season Controversy

Ariana Grande has confirmed that Sam & Cat are winding down their onscreen shenanigans together.

The Nickelodeon series, which was slated for a 40-episode first season, has been prematurely canceled, with the 36th episode to serve as the series finale on July 17.

Grande, 21, confirmed the show’s end and wrote an emotion-filled tribute on Twitter Sunday.

Miranda Cosgrove Is 'Excited' to Meet New People in College This Fall

Go Trojans!

Miranda Cosgrove, who just finished filming the sixth and final season of her hit Nickelodeon show iCarly, says she’s ready (and excited) to kick off her freshman year at University of Southern California this August.

“We’re finished with iCarly forever, which is kind of crazy,” says Cosgrove, 19, calling the final taping “emotional.”

Brad Pitt: How We Relax with the Kids During Awards Season

Hollywood’s awards season is a time of relative calm for the Jolie-Pitt family. Oscar-nominee Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie can celebrate their films – and the reaction to them – and also kick back with the kids.

On the latter score, Pitt says, the children have certain favorite activities – both at home and on outings.

SNEAK PEEK: Jane Lynch Plays a Mean Mom on iCarly

Jane Lynch has been making people laugh for years. But she’s never been so funny – or so recognized for her talents – as she is playing quirky Sue Sylvester on Glee. Now, she’s taking her colorful and comical act to Nickelodeon’s hit iCarly, which stars teen sensation Miranda Cosgrove as Web star Carly Shay and Jennette McCurdy as her best friend Sam Puckett.

Miranda Cosgrove Wants Her Driver's License – Now!

She’s a little behind schedule, but Miranda Cosgrove is ready for a set of hot wheels. There’s just one problem.

“I need my license!” the iCarly star, 17, told PEOPLE at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards. “My parents have been trying to get me to get my license. I have no idea why I don’t have it.”

Miranda Cosgrove's Secret Talents Revealed

It’s no secret that she can act and sing, but as Miranda Cosgrove tells PEOPLE in its new special issue, there’s more to her than meets the eye.

1. She plays guitar. “I’ve been taking lessons since I was 8,” says the 16-year-old. “I always say I’ve made the least amount of progress in the most amount of time. Lately I’ve been playing a lot. I’m feeling like a serious musician now.”