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Matthew Atkinson Joins ‘Parenthood’ And More Casting News


“Parenthood” adds Matthew Atkinson for Season 5.

TVLine reports, Atkinson (“Jane By Design”) will appear in a multi-episode arc as Zach.

The character is described as “drummer in the band fronted by new arrival Oliver who bonds with Amber while recording at the Luncheonette.”

Atkinson will also play Amber’s love interest.

“Parenthood” season 5 premieres Thursday, Sept. 26 at 10/9c.

More casting new…

Nene Leakes will reprise her role as Coach Roz Washington “Glee’s” upcoming season in a multi-episode arc. [E Online]

Glenn Howerton is joining “The Mindy Project” in a recurring role. The “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” actor will a mild-mannered attorney and Mindy’s love interest in the forthcoming second season. [E! Online]

Richard Short has booked a multi-episode arc on “Covert Affairs.” The “666 Park Avenue” alum will play an Irish rocker. [Deadline]

“The Following” adds Sam Underwood as a series regular. The “Dexter” star has been cast to play “Luke, a very complicated and dangerous young man who may or may not be a follower of the “late” Joe Carroll.” ]TVLine]

‘True Blood’ Casts Jurnee Smollett & Amelia Rose And More Casting News

Jurnee Smollett and Amelia Rose are heading to Bon Temps.

“Friday Night Lights” alumna Jurnee Smollett has joined the vampire drama as a series regular and “90210’s” Amelia Rose Blaire has been nabbed to recur in the upcoming season, according to TVLine.

Smollett will play optimist Nicole, who is concerned with doing the right thing versus doing something for compensation. Meanwhile, Blaire will play Willa, Louisiana Governor Truman Burrell’s (Arliss Howard) daughter, who disagrees with her father over vampire rights.

More casting news…

Dave Annable has been cast in FOX’s comedy series “Ben and Kate.” The actor of ABC’s cancelled drama “666 Park Avenue” will play a  hot college professor. [TV Guide]

Matthew Broderick is heading to “Smash.” The Broadway star will play himself on an episode of the NBC drama series. [Playbill]

Marcia Gay Harden is joining “The Newsroom.” The actress will replace Rosemarie DeWitt’s character on the HBO series. Harden will recur as Rebecca Halliday, a litigator who defends Atlantis Cable News in a wrongful termination suit. [EW]

ABC Drops ‘Last Resort’ And ‘666 Park Avenue’


Last Resort Cancelled

ABC has cancelled freshmen series “Last Resort” and “666 Park Avenue.”

Scott Speedman, and Andre Braugher starred in ABC “Last Resort” is averaging 7.3 million total viewers and a 1.7 in the 18-49 demo, According to THR.

The site reports, the network will finish airing the original 13-episode orders for both shows.

It is a big disappointment “Last Resort” did not receive the full season order. However, ‘Nashville’ and ‘The Neighbors’ have been picked up for full seasons.

TV Weekly News: ‘Copper’ Renewed, ‘666 Park Ave’ ‘Last Resort’ & ‘Mindy Project’ Receive Additional Episodes Orders And More!

Copper Renewed

BBC first original series “Copper” has been renewed for a second season.

“Copper,” from executive producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana, has been picked up for a sophomore season of 13 episodes, that is three more episodes than the first season.

“BBC America’s first original scripted series, “Copper,” has proven to be a perfect fit for the channel,” said BBC Worldwide America GM Perry Simon. “Our viewers have made it our highest-rated series premiere ever and highest-rated drama series ever.”

The first season finale airs this Sunday on BBC America.

More TV news…

  • NFL announced Tuesday that Beyonce will perform during the The Super Bowl’s halftime, which is set for Feb. 3, 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
  • The Hollywood Reported reports, ABC has ordered two additional episodes of freshman drama “Last Resort” and “666 Park Avenue.” Plus, the networks has also increased the scripts orders of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Modern Family” and “The Middle” making their on going season of 24 episodes. Whereas, “Castle” got an order of one more episode, which results in a total of 23 episodes. [THR]
  • Fox freshman comedy “The Mindy Project” have received an additional two episodes order plus ‘ the full season pick up, bringing the series to a season of 24 episodes.
  • Cinemax’s “Banshee” is set to debut January 11, 2013 at 10 p.m. [EW]
  • ‘Teen Mom 2′ returns on Nov. 12 for its season 3 on MTV at 10/9c.

  • TNT has ordered a season of six-episode of a new untitled series from executive producers Frank Darabont (“The Walking Dead”), Michael De Luca (“The Social Network,” “Moneyball”) and Elliot Webb (“Tall Time Tales”). The series which is based on L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City by John Buntin, stars “Walking Dead‘s” Jon Bernthal as an ex-Marine now working as an LAPD cop in an era rampant with police corruption.
  • “America’s Next Top Model” has been renewed for a 20th cycle, which will include male aspiring models.
  • “Shahs of Sunset’s” second season will debut Sunday, Dec. 2 at 10/9c on Bravo.
  • “Being Human’s” third season of 13-episode will premiere on Monday, January 14 at 9/8c, it was announced today.
  • “Psych” seventh season will premiere on Feb. 27 on USA.
  • TNT has canceled the reality competition series “The Great Escape.” [TV Guide]
  • “Bachelorette” Ashley and J.P.’s Wedding will air this December, ABC announced earlier this week.
  • Syfy has released a teaser of “Defiance,” which premieres April 2013. Take a look below.

Bradley Whitford Heads to ‘Shameless’ And More Casting News

Shameless Bradley Whitford

Bradley Whitford has been cast to guest star on “Shameless.”

The paid cable network announced today, “The West Wing” alum will appear in multi-episode arc on “Shameless’s” upcoming season.

Whitford will star as Abraham, “a powerful, well-dressed, sophisticated gay man who is a political activist.”

“Shameless” third season premieres Sun., Jan. 13.

In other casting news…

“The View” co-host, and movie veteran Whoopi Goldberg has been cast in the seventh episode of “666 Park Avenue.” Goldberg will guest star as Drake’s longtime resident who uses hypnosis to help Jane understand the building’s supernatural nature. [EW]

Lisa Edelstein has been tapped to guest star on CBS’ “Elementary.” The “House” alum will appear on the seventh episode of the Sherlock drama as Heather Vanowen, the confident and charismatic CEO of a high-end PR consultancy, TVLine reports. Additionally, Callie Thorne, who stars on “Necessary Roughness,” has been to guest star as Terry D’Amico Gregson’s former partner, on the series. Thorne is set to appear in the drama’s sixth episode. [TVLine]

Daniel Henney (“Three Rivers”) will play Michael Noshimuri, Adam’s brother, who was just released from Penitentiary after serving 15 years on “Hawaii Five-0.” [TV Guide]

“King Of Queens”‘ alum Patton Oswalt has been booked to appear in “Justified’s” forthcoming fourth season. Oswalt will play Bob Sweeney, a local constable who attended high school with Raylan and has been hired by the lawman to watch Arlo’s house. [TVLine]

Robbie Amell (“Revenge”) heads to “1600 Penn” in a recurring role. Amell joins the cast as D.B., a handsome, sweet young man. [EW]

“Up All Night” has booked “Alphas” actress Azita Ghanizada to star as Ava’s new-found best friend. TVLine reports. In addition, Tony Hale, who starred on “Veep” will play Dr. Welborn, Reagan’s flirty dentist. [TV Guide]

Fall TV: ‘Revenge’ ‘OUAT’ And ‘666 Park Avenue’ Promo

666 Park Avenue

ABC’s Sunday schedule is packing some heat!

A new promo which features some clips of “Revenge,” “Once Upon A Time” and new series “666 Park Avenue” has been released.

The return of magic in Storybrooke, meets Emily’s thorns in the Hamptons and collides with the spiraling staircase in “666 Park Avenue.” If this promo does not get fans excited, I don’t know what will.

“OUAT,” “Revenge” and “666 Park Avenue” premiere Sun., Sept. 30 on ABC.

‘Step Up Revolution’ Actor Heads to ‘The Mindy Project’ & More Casting News

the mindy project

Fox’s most anticipated comedy “The Mindy Project” has cast Tommy Dewey and some NBA players.

According to TVLineStep Up Revolution actor Tommy Dewey will star as Mindy’s boyfriend, Josh Daniels. Daniels is described as a successful lawyer, who pursues things/people he likes.

Additionally EW reports, NBA Basketball players Amar’e Stoudemire, Baron Davis, and Danny Granger will guest-star as themselves on the upcoming comedy series.

“The Mindy Project” is set to premiere Sept. 25 at 9:30/8:30c on Fox.


In other casting news…

Sheryl Lee Ralph has been cast to play Jennifer Hudson’s mum on ‘Smash’. [Vulture]

Eleven-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte will guest-star as himself in the upcoming season of “90210.” [TVLine]

Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) will reprise his role as Arthur Hobbs, Marshall’s boss  on “How I Met Your Mother.” [TVLine]

“CSI: Miami” alum, Emily Procter has been cast as the New York White Collar Division’s new head, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Amanda Callaway on “White Collar.” Procter is set to appear in two episodes. [TV Guide]

Lara Jean Chorostecki (Camelot) will play Freddie Lounds, a sleazy tabloid reporter on “Hannibal.” [TVLine]

Enrique Murciano (Without a Trace) and Wendy Moniz will appear in multi-episode arcs on “666 Park Avenue.”  Murciano will portray Dr. Todd Scott, a handsome young surgeon living at The Drake. Meanwhile, Moniz (Damages) will play Ingrid, Nona’s (Samantha Jade Logan) therapist. [TV Guide]

Amanda Fuller Joins ‘Last Man Standing’ And More Casting News

Amanda Fuller

“Last Man Standing” has recast two roles.

Amanda Fuller, who played Dr. Morgan Peterson, Alex’s intern on the previous  season of “Grey’s Anatomy” has been cast to play the eldest daughter on the comedy series, EW reports.

Additionally, Flynn Morrison will play 5-year-old Boyd, Fuller’s character’s son. Meanwhile, showrunner Tim Doyle is yet to cast Boyd’s dad.

“Last Man Standing” returns Fridays this fall on ABC.

More casting news…

Rob Corddry will appear on “Happy Endings” for a multi-episode arc. Corddry is set to play an owner of a car dealership. [TVLine]

Ray Wise (Reaper) will portray a doctor who operates on patients against their will in “Criminal Minds.” [TVLine]

“America’s Next Top Model” Cycle 4 finalist Keenyah Hill will guest star as Alisha on “New Girl.” Alisha is a professional basketball player visits her brother (Winston) in the forthcoming season. [TV Guide]

Shelley Hennig (The Secret Circle) is set to recur on MTV’s upcoming comedy series “Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous.” Hennig plays Christy, Zach’s (Bo Burnham) love interest.  [Deadline]

Ving Rhames will guest star as Billy, a man from Danno’s past in the upcoming season of “Hawaii Five-0.” [TVLine]

Aubrey Dollar and Mike Doyle have been cast in recurring roles on “666 Park Avenue.” Dollar will play an obituary writer who wants to be a real journalist, while Doyle has been cast as an adversary to Terry O’Quinn’s landlord Gavin.  [TV Guide]

“Touch” has tapped Said Taghmaoui to play series regular Guillermo Ortiz, a smart Jesuit priest-turned-killing machine. Adam Campbell and Ray Santiago will appear in recurring roles, with Campbell playing (newly-hired regular) Lukas Haas’ business partner. While Santiago will play Reuben, a hacker who works with Martin at BreakWire, an online news outlet.  [THR]

Seth Green will guest-star as a homeless guy on “Men at Work.” [TVLine]

Odette Annable will recur as an Assistant District Attorney on CBS’ midseason new drama “Golden Boy.” [Deadline]

Byron Mann will appear in a multi-episode arc on “Arrow.” Mann will play an enigmatic man with a complex connection to Oliver Queen/Arrow (Stephen Amell).  [Deadline]

‘Lost’ Alum Elizabeth Mitchell Joins ‘Revolution & More Casting News

“Lost” star, Elizabeth Mitchell has joined executive producer J.J. Abrams on NBC new show “Revolution.”

Mitchell will portray Rachel Matheson, the mother of Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and Danny Matheson (Graham Rogers).

Related: ‘Guys With Kids,’ ‘Chicago Fire’ and More New NBC Shows Trailers

More “Revolution” casting mews, “Friday Night Lights” star, Daniella Alonso has joined the cast of “Revolution” as Nora, reports EW. Nora is described as “rebel fighter, battling against the militia that controls North America.” She has a lot of ‘rough water under the bridge with Miles, Billy Burke’s character.” Alonso’s character also like to blow stuff up.

‘”Revolution”  premieres Monday, Sept. 17 at 10/9c.

More casting news!

Marin Hinkle has been made a series regular on NBC’s “Infamous.” Hinkle will play the wife of the Lawsons’ oldest child (Tate Donovan). [Deadline]

Related: Fall Scoop: NBC Reveals Its Premiere Dates.

Erinn Hayes has also joined NBC’s “Guys With Kids,” as a series regular. The actress will play Shelia, an ambitious attorney who is Chris’ (Jesse Bradford) ex-wife. The divorced couple share custody of their 9-month-old son. The series debuts Wed., Sept. 12 at 10/9c. [EW]

The full cast of “Community” will be back for season 4. Yes, you read it right. Despite the conflict with the previous showrummer, Dan Harmon, the cast: Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Gillian Jacobs, Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Glover, Jim Rash, Ken Jeong and Chevy Chase will be back this fall for a fourth season premiere on Friday, Oct 19 at 8:30 p.m. ET.

TVLine reports ABC’s “666 Park Avenue”  has promoted guest-star, Erik Palladino to a series regular. Palladino guest-starred as a doorman, Tony DeMeo in the forthcoming pilot. The premiere date hasn’t been announced yet.

Lastly, “Secret Circle” star, Chris Zylka has landed a gig on FX’s “American Horror Story.” The actor will play Daniel, “the most beautiful boy in the world,” who is deaf-mute.

ABC Fall Trailers: ‘666 Park Avenue,’ ‘Nashville’ and More.

ABC is going alien and country with its new shows. Can’t wait for the premieres? Watch the trailers below. Let us know what you think by dropping a comments.

Malibu Country”


“666 Park Avenue”

“Last Resort”

“The Family Tools”

“Zero Hour”

“Red Widow”


“How to Live With Your Parents (for the rest of your life)”

What do you think?