Casting Scoop: Andrea Gabriel, Barry Watson, & Liane Balaban Head to CW


“Lost” star, Andrea Gabriel will recur in “Gossip Girl” upcoming sixth and final season. Gabriel heads to the CW drama as a businesswoman from Dubai, Variety reports.

Related: Fall Scoop: CW Fall Premiere Dates Announced.

Meanwhile, “7th Heaven” vet Barry Watson joins the last season of “Gossip Girl” as a Serena’s (Blake Lively) romantic interest. TVLine reports the actor will recur as a Steven Spence, who is a young entrepreneur.

“Gossip Girl” sixth season debuts Monday, Oct. 8 at 9/8c.

In other casting news,

“Call Me Maybe” singer Carly Rae Jepsen will guest-star on the upcoming season of  “90210.” Jepsen will perform in the show’s Season 5 premiere, (Monday, Oct. 8.) reports TVLine.

Liane Balaban will play Sam Winchester’s (Jared Padalecki) new love interest. Balaban will recur as Amelia, a doctor who is described as a “tragedy-damaged soul.” She will later reveal herself as “a brave, sweet, smart, sarcastic woman.”

“Supernatural” Season 8 premieres Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 9/8c on CW.

First Look: ‘Boss’ Season 2 Poster


“Power consumes everybody,” is the tagline of “Boss'” new poster.

“Boss” which stars Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, an ailing Mayor of the Windy City. By the look of it, it seems Kane will take down his enemies one after the other.

Related: “Boss” Season 2 Trailer

“Boss” stars Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer along with Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner, Kathleen Robertson, Troy Garity and Rotimi. Jonathon Groff, Sanaa Lathan, Tip Harris and Amy Morton will guest-star in “Boss” Season 2.

Check out the full photo below.

Season 2 of “Boss” premieres Friday, August 17 at 9 p.m. ET on Starz.

Weekly TV News: ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Treme’ Premiere Date Revealed & More

TV news you might have missed:

Syfy has renewed its reality competition series “Total Blackout” for a 16-episode second season, the first eight of which are slated to air Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 9 pm.

Related: ‘Big Brother’ Season 14 Cast Revealed.

According to EW, A&E picked up “Bates Motel,” a series inspired by Psycho. Get more details about the series here: EW.

The recently crowned “X Factor” judge, Demi Lovato will host this year’s Teen Choice Awards, EW reports. The awards air live Sun., July 22 on FOX.

Related: ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Season 5 Teaser

HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” and “Treme” season 3 premiere dates were announced earlier today. “Boardwalk Empire” is set to premiere, Sunday, Sept. 16 at 9/8c, while “Treme’s” third season is set to debut Sunday, Sept. 23, at 10/9c.

Related: ‘Eastbound & Down’ To Return For a Fourth Season

The Summer premieres continues. Check out the list below:

  • “The Closer,” (Season 7 Premiere Mon., July 9, 9 p.m. ET on TNT)
  • “Perception,” (Series premiere Mon., July 9, 10 p.m. ET on TNT)
  • “Opening Act,” (Series Premiere Mon., July 9, 10 p.m. ET on E!)
  • “Trust Us With Your Life,” (Series Premiere Tues., July 10, 9 p.m. ET on ABC)
  • “White Collar,” (Season 4 premiere Tues., July 10 at 9 p.m. ET on USA)


  • “Covert Affairs” (Season 3 Premiere Tues., July 10 at 10 p.m. ET on USA)


  • “Final Witness,” (Series Premiere Tues., July 10, 10 p.m. ET on ABC)
  • “Damages,” (Season 5 Premiere Wed., July 11, 10 p.m. ET on DirecTV)


  • “Beverly Hills Nannies,” (Series Premiere Wed., July 11, 9 p.m. ET on ABC Family)
  • “Big Brother,” (Season 14 Premiere Thurs., July 12, 9 p.m. ET on CBS) Meet the cast of “Big Brother” Season 14.
  • “Polyamory: Married & Dating,” (Series Premiere, Thurs., 11 p.m. ET on Showtime)
  • “The Real L Word,” (Season 3 premiere Thurs., July 12, 10 p.m. ET on Showtime)
  • “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse” (Season 2 premiere Fri., July 13, 9 p.m. ET on TBS)