Meet the Cast of ‘The Amazing Race’ 21

CBS announced today the eleven teams that will race around the world on “The Amazing Race.”

Joining a pair of Chippendales dancers, a double amputee professional snowboarder, a member of the White Lion and Megadeth are the famous Fabulous Beekman Boys.

There is a twist this season. Did we mention the grand prize of the race is $2 million?!

“TAR” premieres Sunday, Sept. 30 8/7c.

Check out the cast and watch the promo below.

Vinessa Shaw and Michael Wiseman Head to ‘Vegas’ And More Casting News


CBS’ new fall drama series “Vegas” has booked two recurring characters.

Vinessa Shaw and Michael Wiseman (The Closer) have been cast in the ’60s mob crime drama, Deadline reports. Shaw (3:10 to Yuma) will play Michael Chiklis’ wife.

Additionally, Wiseman will play Joey Rizzo, a hot-headed right-hand man of Chicago gangster Angelo Lombardi (Jonathan Banks).

The ’60s mob drama kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. ET.

More casting news…

Rusty Coones will play Quinn, the nomad president who has been mentioned since season 1 of “Sons of Anarchy.” [TVLine]

“Lost” alumni Jorge Garcia is set to guest star in “Once Upon A Time.” Garcia has been booked to play ‘The Giant.’ [EW]

“Unforgettable” vet Michael Gaston heads to ABC’s new drama “Last Resort.” Gaston will appear in a multi-episode arc as Kylie’s (Aurumn Reeser) father. [Deadline]

Kelen Coleman (The Newsroom) has tapped to recur in “Hart of Dixie”‘s second season. Coleman has booked to play Presley, a pretty but tomboyish love interest for George. [TVLine]


Seth MacFarlane to Host ‘SNL’ Season Premiere


“Saturday Night Live” will kick off its 38th season with Seth MacFarlane, the creator of “Family Guy” as its host. The Emmy Award-winning comedian will host the comedy sketch with Frank Ocean as the musical guest.

Additionally, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises) will return to host “SNL” for a second time on September 22, with Mumford & Sons making their musical debut.

Daniel Craig, aka James Bond is scheduled to host the comedy series on Oct. 6. Mr Bond will be join by Muse.

“SNL” returns Sept. 15 on NBC.