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‘Sean Saves the World’ Canceled, Michael Pitt Joins ‘Hannibal’ And More!

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NBC halts production on “Sean Saves the World.” The peacock network has decided to cancel the freshman comedy series.

The 66th Primetime Emmys is scheduled to air on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on NBC

Oxygen renews “Preachers of L.A.” for a second season.

John Boyega has been tapped to recur in “24: Live Another Day.” Boyega will play a computer tech who flies drones for the military. In addition, Stephen Fry was recently cast to play the British Prime Minister on “24: Live Another Day.”

NBC has ordered two additional episodes of ‘Chicago P.D.”

Michael Pitt has been tapped to recur as Mason Verger on “Hannibal.” The “Boardwalk Empire” alumni will portray an unstable wealthy patient of Dr. Hannibal Lecter who begins a dangerous cat-and-mouse game with the deadly serial killer.

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Ellen Pompeo & Patrick Dempsey Renew ‘Grey’s’ Contracts , ‘Hostages’ Actor Joins ’24: Live Another Day’ And More!

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“Grey’s Anatomy” stars Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo have signed new two-year deals with “Grey’s Anatomy”

NBC revealed at the Television Critics Association winter press tour that its second stab at a live musical will be “Peter Pan Live!”

“Greek” alumni Paul James is heading to Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital’s “Grey’s Anatomy” in a potentially recurring role. According to the TVLine, his character comes to the hospital to assist with research.

Fox’s “Enlisted” is moving to a new time. The rookie comedy will now air Fridays at 9/8c. The show will effectively swap time-slots with “Raising Hope,” which will now follow “Enlisted” at 9:30/8:30c.

“Hostages” star Tate Donovan joins “24: Live Another Day.” Donovan will play White House Chief of Staff Mark Boudreau.

Jesse L. Martin has been cast as Barry Allen’s (Grant Gustin) surrogate father. Martin will play Detective West, “an honest, blue-collar cop.” on “The Flash.”

Benjamin Bratt Joins ’24: Live Another Day,’ Watch ‘Walking Dead’ New Promo And More!

2011 American Music Awards - ArrivalsBenjamin Bratt has been added to “24: Live Another Day.” The “Private Practice” alumni will play Steve Harris, the head of CIA operations tracking Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) in London.

“Real Time With Bill Maher” received a 13th season renewal ahead of its season 12 premiere.

Kyle Chandler is heading to Netflix. “Friday Night Lights” actor has been cast to star in Netflix’s new thriller-untitled series from “Damages'” creators  Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessle.

AMC just released a new promo for the second half of “The Walking Dead” fourth season. Peep the video below.

ABC Renews ‘Motive,’ ’24: Live Another Day’ to Film in London And More!

“Unforgettable” renewed for a third season.

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Freshman crime-drama “Motive” will be for a second season next summer.

“24: Live Another Day” set is boarding a plane to London. The show will be filmed in London. [EW]

“Two and a Half Man” ups Amber Tamblyn to a series regular after one episode. [EW]

NBC cancels “Camp” after one season. [TVLine]

“Wilfred” is heading to FXX for its final and fourth season. The comedy series has been renewed for a final season of 10 episodes. [TVGuide]

‘Bones’ Adds Mather Zickel & Freddie Prinze Jr. And More Casting News

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Mather Zickel, “House of Lies” actor has joined “Bones'” forthcoming season. Zickel is joining the ninth season as Aldo Coulter, an ex-priest who has a history with Booth (David Boreanaz).

Aldo Coulter was Booth’s “ex-confessor when he was a sniper in the Rangers,” according to TVLine.

In addition, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” alum Freddie Prinze Jr. has been booked in a (potential) multi-episode arc opposite Booth. TVLine reports.

Prinze will play Danny, an armed and dangerous CIA covert agent, who is an old associate of Booth’s.

More casting news…

“Alphas” actor Warren Christie will appear in the second episode of the coming season of “Castle” as Brad Parker, a reporter who discovers implications for national security.  [EW] Meanwhile, “24” vet  Michael Reed, will guest star as a former general who’s fighting to keep secrets from his past under wraps. [TVGuide]

Henry Winkler, “Happy Days” vet has been cast on “Parks and Rec.” The actor has been booked for a guest appearance as Jean-Ralphio’s father on season 6 premiere. [The Hollywood Reporter]

“Pretty Little Liars” actress Vanessa Ray is joining “Blue Bloods.” The actress has been cast as Edit “Eddie” Janko, a rookie cop who is Jamie Reagan’s “fresh” new partner. [TVLine]

Merritt Wever will be return to “New Girl” for at least two episodes. “Nurse Jackie” actress will reprise her role as Elizabeth, Schmidt’s college girlfriend and current girlfriend as of the season finale. [EW]

’24’ Alum Joins ‘Revolution’ And More Casting News

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Annie Werching is joining the “Revolution.”

According to TVLine, Annie Wersching, who played FBI agent Renee Walker on “24,” has been booked to  guest-star on NBC’s “Revolution.”  Wersching will play Emma, “who was Miles Matheson’s first love, and the first object of Sebastian Monroe’s obsession.”

Wersching is set to appear in the freshman drama’s Episode 15.

“Revolution” continues on March 25.

More casting news…

Brooke Shields will recur on “Army Wives.” The recurring guest star will play Col. Katherine “Kat” Young, a crack C-17 pilot who finds herself at odds with Army General Michael Holden, played by Brian McNamara.

“HawthoRNe”  vet Collins Pennie will play Emily Throne’s aka Amanda’s foster-brother, Eli on “Revenge.” Pennie, who has been cast in a recurring role will make his debut in a spring episode. [TVLine]

“Game of Thrones” casts a Bear. Literally. The drama series has booked “Bart the Bear” for scenes in the upcoming season. Selected actors will fly to Los Angeles to film with their new cast mate. [EW]

Jolene Purdy and Nicholas Strong are going “Under The Dome.” The ‘Glee” actress Purdy will play Dodee, a brilliant, eccentric engineer at the local radio station who will draw on her unique skills to make contact with the world outside the dome. Meanwhile, Nicholas Strong, who plays JT on “Nashville,” will portray Phil, a popular radio DJ and indie rock fanatic who is described as “a charismatic figure with a dark secret.” [TVLine]

Diego Klattenhoff Leaving ‘Homeland’ And More Casting News

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Diego Klattenhoff is leaving “Homeland.”

According to TVLine, Klattenhoff, who plays Mike on Showtime’s Golden Globes award-winning drama, will not be a series regular when the series for a third season, in September.

Klattenhoff, may however return as a recurring actor.  The site also reports Morena Baccarin, who plays Brody’s estranged wife is expected to return to the series as a regular part of the cast.

“Homeland” season 3 returns on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9 p.m.

More casting news …

“Arrow” actress Jessica De Gouw has been cast to star in NBC’s “Dracula.” De Gouw will play Mina opposite Jonathan Rhys in the upcoming series. [THR]

“The X-Files” and “Pretty Little Liars” alumna Annabeth Gish will play Stephanie, Ben’s (Adam Scott) sister in an upcoming episode of “Parks and Recreation.” [EW]

“24” veteran Leslie Hope has joining the “Revolution.” Hope will portray President Foster in a multi-episode arc on the NBC freshman drama. [EW]

‘Everwood’ Vet Heads to ‘Chicago Fire’ And More Casting News

“Everwood” alum Treat Williams is joining “Chicago Fire.”

According to TV Guide, Williams will play Benny Severide, the father of Lt. Severide (Taylor Kinney). Benny is described as a “tough guy who also used to work as a fireman.” Williams has been cast to appear in multiple episodes.

“Chicago Fire” airs Wednesdays on NBC.

More casting news …

British actor Oliver Kieran-Jones is heading to “Glee” in a recurring role. The “Episodes” actor has been tapped to play the new head of the glee club at NYADA and a potential love interest for Kurt. [TVLine]

“24” alum will appear on “Once Upon a Time.” Gregory Itzin is set to play Dr. Whale/Frankenstein’s (David Anders) father, Alphonse. [TVLine]

Mary Grill has been cast in a recurring role as Maggie, Mindy’s tomboyish, confident, party girl friend from college in “The Mindy Project.” [TVLine]

“Jane By Design” actor David Clayton Rogers will appear as Gunnar’s ex on ABC drama series “Nashville.” [THR]

Justin Bruening Joins ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Justified’ Promo Revealed and More!

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Justin Bruening is heading to Seattle Grace.

The “Ringer” alum has been cast to play a paramedic in a recurring role on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” according to TVLine.

Bruening is set to appear late January or early February on the series.

“Grey’s Anatomy” airs Thursdays at 9/8c on ABC.

More TV news…

  • Denis O’Hare (“True Blood”) has been booked to guest-star as Father Shea,  a Priest he portrayed on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” in an upcoming episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” [TVGuide]
  • “The Americans,” FX’s new 1980s-set spy drama starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, will debut in Wed., January 30 at 10/9c.
  • Fox has picked up animation series “Murder Police” with a 13-episode order,  from David A. Goodman (“Family Guy”) and Jason Ruiz.
  • J.K. Rowling’s Casual Vacancy is coming to a TV near you. BBC One has picked up the novel for a Television series. [EW]
  • DirecTV will air Kiefer Sutherland’s “24” starting Monday, Jan. 7 at 8/c.
  • Missing “Game of Thrones” as much as we are? Watch the behind-the-scenes clip of the HBO series below.
  • FX has revealed a teaser of “Justified‘s” upcoming fourth season, which kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Charlie & Max Carver Join ‘Teen Wolf’ And More Casting News

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Charlie and Max Carver, Adelaide Kane and Felisha Terrell are joining the wolf pack.

According to Deadline, “Desperate Housewives” stars Charlie and Max Carver have booked recurring roles on the MTV original series “Teen Wolf.” The twins will play identical twin alpha werewolves Ethan and Aidan, who are described as “dangerous charmers with brilliant minds.”

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Adelaide Kane will portray a mysterious young woman named Cora, who has secret ties to Beacon Hills. While, Terrell will play Kali, a ruthless and sexy alpha werewolf who invades the Hills. Kane and Terrell will also appear in recurring roles.

More casting news…

Audra McDonald who played Naomi, Sam’s ex-wife on “Private Practice” has been tapped to appear in the series finale. [TV Guide]

“OUAT’s” David Anders will appear on “Arrow” as Cyrus Vanch, a threat to Arrow and Starling City. [Zap2It]

Karolina Kurkova is heading to “Person of Interest.” The supermodel will guest star as herself on the CBS drama series. [THR]

Brett Dalton has joined ABC’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” The “Killing Lincoln” alum will play a “skilled rising star” named Agent Grant in the pilot. [THR]

“24” alum D.B. Sweeney has been booked to recur as Tanner, an ex-military officer and an enforcer for Aster Corps. [THR]