A Trailer A Day: “Fringe”

The 4th season of “Fringe” begins on Friday, September 23 at 9pm. Check out this new trailer that asks the question you’ve wondered all summer, “Where is Peter Bishop?”:


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:

“Glee” has cast the always wonderful Vanessa Lengies (“American Dreams,” “Hawthorne”) in the recurring role of Sugar. [TVGuide]

In other “Glee” casting news, LaMarcus Tinker, best known for playing Tinker on “Friday Night Lights” or Travis’s roommate on “Cougar Town” will play the new boyfriend of Mercedes. [Inside TV]

“My So-Called Life”‘s A.J. Langer (Rayanne Graff!) will recur on “Private Practice” as a woman from one of our doctors’ pasts. [TVLine]

Autumn Reeser (“No Ordinary Family”) will be a new love interest on “Hawaii Five-0” for Danno. [TVLine]

Sarah Paulson will reprise her role as Lynnette’s sister on the final season of “Desperate Housewives.” Except this time, things are looking up for the formerly down-on-her-luck character. [TVGuide]

A male Buffy? “The Vampire Diaries” casts “Fringe” and “Supernatural” star Sebastian Roche as a mysterious vampire slayer. [TVLine]

The TV News and Casting Round-Up

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

Joshua Jackson promises “Fringe” fans that the third season’s finale twist will not betray fans, is actually good for Peter-Olivia shippers. [TVLine]

Naya Rivera announces that her character, Santana, will also graduate at the end of “Glee”‘s fast-approaching third season and gives details on her hopes for Santana. [eOnline]

On the heels of the news of Patty Duke’s guest starring role on “Hawaii Five-0,″ it seems film legend Peter Fonda will also guest star on the series as a sea-captain who bilks people out of their money and is also a possible murderer. [TVGuide]

Denis O’Hare teases possible return of Russell Edgington to “True Blood”: “He could come back at any moment.” [The Hollywood Reporter]

Flava Flav and Dee Snider will switch wives in ABC‘s upcoming reality series “Celebrity Wife Swap,” a spinoff of the original series. [Inside TV]

The Weekend TV Round-Up

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

“Fringe” producer gives details on the status of Joshua Jackson’s character, Peter Bishop, after last season’s insane finale. [The Hollywood Reporter]

More info on “Beavis and Butthead”‘s return, along with news that a reboot of “Daria” is very much a possiblity! [Zap2It]

MTV renews “America’s Best Dance Crew” and “Rob Dyrdek’s “Fantasy Factory,” slate of upcoming scripted series. [TV by the Numbers]

See how much time will have passed when “Grey’s Anatomy” returns (hint: not much). [TVLine]

“American Idol”‘s Pia Toscano will perform on this Thursday’s “So You Think You Can Dance.” [The Hollywood Reporter]

The TV Round-Up – Weekend Edition

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

Catch the series premiere of MTV‘s “Awkward” before it airs Tuesday at 11pm. Definitely recommended. [The Futon Critic]

So much for Ryan Murphy‘s moratorium on guest stars for “Glee” season 3. [Deadline]

What is going on in the new “Fringe” trailer? [The Hollywood Reporter]

The Casting Corner:

“Vampire Diaries” star has been added to the cast of “Nikita.” [The Hollywood Reporter]

“The Help” star joins ABC‘s new drama “Pan Am.” [TVLine]

A “Sopranos” star and a “Greek” star join the 5th season of “Californication.” [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:

This season could be the end for the ladies of Wisteria Lane. Will season 8 be the last for ABC‘s “Desperate Housewives?” [TVGuide]

After several guest appearances as the over-the top bigshot lawyer Tommy Jefferson in season 1, Christopher McDonald has been promoted to a series regular role on “Harry’s Law.” [Deadline]

“Fringe” adds a mysterious new character for season 4. Would you expect anything different? [TVLine]

Check out the first trailer for TNT’s reboot of “Dallas,” premiering in summer 2012. It looks fun! [The TV Addict]

ABC Family seems really high on “Melissa & Joey,” renewing it more a second season, only months after bringing their Season 1 order to a whopping 30 episodes. [Inside TV]

Source: Deadline (1)

The FOX Fall Schedule

In an attempt to make things as easy as possible for readers, I’ve decided to post a simple schedule for each network along with my thoughts on each network.  Here’s the (somewhat belated) FOX schedule:

Tuesday 9/20
8 Glee
9 New Girl
9:30 Raising Hope

Wednesday 9/21
8 The X Factor (2 Hours)

Thursday 9/22
8 The X Factor (2 Hours)

Friday 9/23
Kitchen Nightmares
9 Fringe

Sunday 9/25
8 The Simpsons
8:30 The Cleveland Show
Family Guy
9:30 American Dad

Monday 9/26
Terra Nova (2-Hour Premiere)

Monday 10/3
9 House

Sunday 10/30
7:30 The Cleveland Show (Time Period Premiere
8:30 Allen Gregory

Thursday 11/3
9 Bones

Wednesday 11/23
9:30 I Hate My Teenage Daughter

Don’t forget to check out my take on FOX’s schedule here.

Source: FOX