The TV Round-Up

With so many developments in the TV business today, click on the links and catch up on the news in this edition of The TV Round-Up:

Erica Kane Doesn’t Quit: Susan Lucci may follow “All My Children” as it makes its way to the internet.

Cable Premieres: Click on the links to find out the fall/winter premiere dates for USA, TNT, and Syfy.

Picture Preview: Check out the first pictures from “Hawaii Five-0” season 2, which sees McGarrett in the slammer.

“90210” The College Years: Naomi will buy a mansion to start her own sorority, and Cobra Starship will perform.

Bring on the falsies: TLC orders 4 more episodes of “Toddlers & Tiaras” for the fall.

 

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The TV Casting Scoop

With so many new and returning shows coming this fall, there have been a lot of new characters being added. Here are some of the big casting scoops:

An Ideal Situation? “Parenthood” has cast newcomer Rosa Salazar as a pregnant woman at hopeful adoptive parent Julia’s office who isn’t sure if she’s ready for parenthood herself.

Getting Political: Ryan Rottman (“Gigantic”) has won the role of Shane on “90210.” Shane is an openly gay twenty-something fighting for marriage equality, and will probably play into Silver’s work with fellow newcomer Brandy.

Clueless: “Lie To Me” alum Kelli Garner will guest on “The Mentalist” as a woman who still believes Patrick Jane is a psychic.

“Castle” Meets “Futurama”: Veteran actor William Atherton will play a cryogenics expert who gets mixed up in one of Castle and Beckett’s cases when a body goes missing. Maybe it’s hanging Leela and Bender?

Frequent Flyer: Longtime “ER” star Goran Visnjic will recur on “Pan Am” as an immigrant torn between his Yugoslavian homeland and the U.S.


The TV Casting Scoop

With so many new and returning shows coming this fall, there have been a lot of new characters being added. Here are some of the big casting scoops:

It’s Showtime: The network’s “Nurse Jackie” casts Bobby Cannavale as new hospital administrator for its 4th season. [Deadline]

Another mother: “Malcolm in the Middle” alum  Jane Kaczmarek will recur on NBC’s new comedy “Whitney” as the titular character’s mother. [Digital Spy]

It’s T.O. time: Terrell Owens will guest star on the first season finale of USA’s “Necessary Roughness.” [AOL TV]

A “Smallville” reunion: the show’s producers, now working on ABC’s upcoming “Charlie’s Angels” reboot, have cast Erica Durance (the former Lois Lane) as a woman from Bosley’s past. [TVLine]

Mr. Congeniality: Benjamin Bratt will reprise his role on “Modern Family” as Manny’s fun-but-absent father. [TVGuide]

Country strong: Kellie Pickler has been cast on “90210” as (what else?) a country singer who also happens to be the cousin of a new recurring character on the show. [The Hollywood Reporter]


The TV News and Casting Round-Up

Here’s somewhat of a mix of today’s general TV scoop and casting news:

Don’t expect any crossovers between “The Vampire Diaries” and Kevin Williamson’s new series “The Secret Circle.” [Deadline]

The Patty Duke will appear on “Hawaii Five-0″ as the mother of a murder victim who also suffers from Alzheimers. [Inside TV]

Singer Brandy joins “90210″ in a recurring role as a political candidate who enlists Silver to promote her campaign. [TVLine]

Martin Lawrence may return to series television, signs development deal with CBS. [Vulture]

Beckett will see a psychiatrist on “Castle” after last season’s shocking finale. See who will play him. [TVGuide]

 


The TV Round-Up

With so many developments in the TV business today, catch up on the news in this edition of The TV Round-Up:

Alec Baldwin to set record by hosting “Saturday Night Live” for the 16th time, putting him ahead of Steve Martin. [TVGuide]

The CW orders more episodes of “90210,” “Gossip Girl,” “Nikita,” and “Supernatural.” [TVLine]

Kim Kardashian’s wedding to Kris Humphries will be featured as a two-parter on E!. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Is Kirstie Alley returning to TV? ABC plans to order a new comedy pilot starring the actress as the matriarch of a family that moves to a wealthy town. [Deadline]

See a video of Josh Duhamel’s return to “All My Children.” [TVGuide]

Preview pictures of “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy’s scary new FX series “American Horror Story.” [The TV Addict]


The TV Casting Scoop

There has been some truly stellar casting news today:

“House” adds “Knocked Up”‘s Charlyne Yi to the team, a move that will surely shake things up (something  the show sorely needs). [Inside TV]

Patricia Heaton probably “Loves Raymond” right now. Her former co-star will guest on “The Middle”‘s 1-hour season premiere. The show returns Wednesday, September 21. [The Hollywood Reporter]

More “Game of Thrones” casting news: the show has cast the character of Jaqen, a dangerous assassin being taken along The Wall. [MTV]

Eternal TV teen Sarah Hagan (“Freaks & Geeks,” “Buffy”) joins “90210” as one of Naomi’s sorority sisters. [TVLine]

Homer Simpson’s portrayer Dan Castellaneta will guest on “Parks & Recreation” as an NPR-style talk show host. [Vulture]


The TV Round-Up

With so many developments in the TV business today, catch up on the news in this edition of The TV Round-Up:

Deets on “90210” season 4! [TVGuide]

Another departure of a long-time “Law & Order: SVU” vet. [AOL TV]

VH1‘s hit scripted series “Single Ladies” renewed for a 2nd season. [Inside TV]

“Breaking Bad” star joins ABC‘s “Once Upon A Time.” [TVLine]

Dan Scott Alert: Paul Johansson returns to “One Tree Hill.” [Zap2It]