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Chloe Sevigny Heads to ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

Chloe Sevingy joins AHS: HotelChloe Sevigny is checking in to the “‘AHS: Hotel.”

Creator Ryan Murphy announced via his Twitter account, “Very excited to announce that Chloe Sevigny returns to the ‘AHS’ family as a series regular on “AHS: Hotel.””

Sevigny joins Lady Gaga, Matthew Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson and Wes Bentley as a series regular on the series.

Are you excited about this casting news?

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Jessica Lange Leaving ‘American Horror Story’

Jessica Lange, who appeared on four seasons of the FX’s anthology “American Horror Story” series is leaving the show.

“Yes, I’m done,” the Emmy winner actress announced Monday at Paleyfest Panel.

“We’ve had a great run here. I have absolutely loved doing these four characters that I’ve had the opportunity to play, and in all madness, I love the writers and Ryan and the insanity of shooting it,” Lange added.

‘American Horror Story: Hotel,” will begin production in the late summer and premiere later this fall.

Matt Bomer & Cheyenne Jackson Join ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

Matt Bomer joins American Horror story: Hotel Matt Bomer and Cheyenne Jackson have been cast in “American Horror Story: Hotel.”

The ‘Normal Heart” and “White Collar” actor joins the series in a leading role. However, details about his role are being kept under wraps.

“I love collaborating with Ryan Murphy,” said Bomer. “It feels like this world where there are no bounds.”

Also joining the series is Jackson, who appeared on “Glee” and “30 Rock” along with previously annouced cast Lady Gaga.

American Horror Story: Hotel,” will begin production in the late summer and premiere later this fall.

 

‘American Horror Story’ Alumni Joins ‘Hannibal’

Zachary Qunito joins HannibalZachary Quinto joins Hannibal’s upcoming season.

The “American Horror Story” veteran and “The Slap” star will appear in an episode of the upcoming season of “Hannibal, according to TV Line.

Quinto is expected to play a patient of Gillian Anderson’s , Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier.

“Hannibal” season 3 debuts on Thursday, June 4 at 10/9c.

Dan Stevens Departs ‘Downton Abbey’ And More Casting News

Downton Abbey

The rumors are indeed true: TVLine.com reports Dan Stevens is be departing “Downton Abbey.”

According to TVLine, Stevens who plays Matthew Crawley on “Downton Abbey” is not expected to appear on the series’ fourth season as a series regular.

So the question is: will Matthew Crwaley be recast or written off the show. Either way we will be sad.

“Downton Abbey” season 3 airs January, 2013 on PBS.

More casting news…

Brenda Song (“Scandal”) has been cast on Fox comedy “New Girl.” The “Suite Life of Zach and Cody” alum will play Winston’s love interest on the series. [EW]

“Saturday Night Live” alum Andy Samberg will host the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards, which airs Saturday, Feb. 23 on IFC.

“Law & Order: SVU” star Ice-T will appear in a guest role on “30 Rock’s” series finale. Details about his role are being kept under wraps. [Twitter]

“American Horror Story: Asylum” actor James Cromwell has been booked to guest star as a renowned surgeon on NBC’s upcoming series “Do No Harm.” [TV Guide]

‘American Horror Story’ Renewed For Season 3

American Horror Story renewed

FX has renewed “American Horror Story’ for a third season. Many actors including Jessica Lange are said to return for the forthcoming season.

The horror anthology series will return for a 13-episode season next fall, John Landgraf, President and General Manager of FX Networks announced Thursday. Production of the untitled “AHS” is slated to begin begin next summer.

“With “American Horror Story: Asylum,” Ryan and Brad have raised the bar in every way from Murder House, the first “American Horror Story” miniseries,” said Landgraf. “And their original idea—the notion of doing an anthological series of miniseries with a repertory cast—has proven groundbreaking, wildly successful and will prove to be trendsetting. We can’t wait to see what deviously brilliant ideas they come up with for their third miniseries.”

“The “American Horror Story” anthology is a labor of love for all of us and we could not be prouder of the work our brilliant company of actors and everyone on the production team is doing this year,” said Ryan Murphy. “To John and our friends at FX and Dana Walden and Gary Newman at 20th, we thank you for your vote of confidence — and to our loyal audience, keep watching!”

“American Horror Story: Asylum” airs Wednesdays on FX at 10/9c.

EJ. Bonilla Joins ‘Revenge’ And More Casting News

Daytime star EJ. Bonilla has joined “Revenge.”

The “Guiding Light” alum has been cast to play a mystery man from Nolan’s past, TVLine reports.

Could he be Nolan’s ex perhaps or love interest?

“Revenge” airs Sundays on ABC at 9/8c.

More casting news…

Polly Walker (Caprica) will guest star in a five-episode arc on Syfy’s “Warehouse 13.” Walker will play Charlotte Dupres, a nemesis of the Warehouse Team whose secrets will unfold over the course of Season 4.5.

Kyle Howard will drop by an episode of the upcoming season of “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23.” [TVLine]

Brian J. Smith has been tapped to guest star in Syfy’s upcoming series “Defiance.” Smith will play Gordon McClintock, a NASA hero from the pre-Arkfall days.

Donal Logue  (“Terriers”) has joined “Sons of Anarchy  in a multi-episode arc. Logue will play Lee Toric, a dangerous and genius U.S. Marshal, who is forced into retirement. EW]

A”Cougar” is heading to “Happy Endings.” Briga Heelan will portray Ryan, an ex-lover of Jane in the tenth episode of the forthcoming season of “Happy Endings.” [TVLine]

Dylan McDermott, who played Ben Harmon on “American Horror Story” has joined the upcoming new season of the anthology series, which premieres tonight. Showrunner Ryan Murphy tweeted the casting news, however details about his character are kept under wraps. [Twitter]

Rihanna, Bruno, & Justin Bieber to Perform At Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Kerry Washington & Alicia Keys Among Black Girls Rock Honorees And More!

Get ready for a hot night in December. Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Justin Bieber are schedule to perform later on this year at “Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show,” CBS announced earlier last week.

Rihanna will perform two songs off her upcoming seventh album, including her recent released single, “Diamonds.”

Christina Applegate, Bruno Mars To Host ‘SNL’

Performers will be joined on stage by Victoria’s Secret Angels Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes, Candice Swanepoel, Erin Heatherton, Lily Aldridge, and Lindsay Ellingson.

“Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” airs December 4, 10/9c on CBS.

  • Julia Roberts is coming to the small screen, sort of. The veteran actress is executive producing a half hour comedy, “The Shrew,” for ABC.”  The comedy only references Williams Shakespeare’s  The Taming of the Shrew in name alone, is about an horrible boss, whose employees try to reign her in.  [THR]
  • “Scandal” star and actress Kerry Washington, singers Alicia Keys and Dionne Warwick, Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters and writer Susan L. Taylor will be honored later on this month at this year’s ‘Black Girls Rock” awards ceremony. Keyshia Cole, Ciara, Brandy, and Indie Arie are scheduled to perform during the event. The awards show will air on November 4 on BET, with Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King co-hosting. [BET]
  • “House of Cards” first 13-episode season has a premiere date. The series from director David Fincher (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “The Social Network”), will be available for instant viewing starting Feb. 1, 2013, Netflix announced earlier this week. “House of Cards” is a political drama, based on a BBC miniseries of the same title.
  • Lindsay Lohan’s Elizabeth Taylor biopic for Lifetime, “Liz & Dick,” will premiere on Sunday, November 25, at 9 p.m. ET.
  • MTV announced this week, that  “MTV Movie Awards” will air live Sunday, April 14, 2013.
  • “106 & Park”revealed the new hosts of the urban series which are: Bow Wow, Ms. Mykie, Paigion and Shorty Da Prince. The hosts began hosting Monday.
  • “American Horror Story: Asylum” premieres Wed., Oct. 17 on FX. Peep the new released trailer below.

That’s all for this week folks!

‘American Horror Story: Asylum’: Fear, Lust And Insanity Trailer

After teasing viewers with a lot of spooky teasers, FX has released a trailer which shows some new cast members and Jessica Lange in Briarcliff, the 1960 criminally insane asylum.

In the promo below, Sister Jude, who is played by Jessica Lange says to a patient, “Here you will repent for your sins to the only judge that matters.” Sister Jude runs the mental asylum.

Watch the promo below.

“American Horror Story: Asylum” premieres on Oct. 17 at 10/9c on FX.

TV Weekly News: Sean Lowe’s ‘The Bachelor,’ ‘Project Runaway All Stars’ Cast Revealed And More!

The Bachelor, Sean Lowe

It has been official: Sean Lowe is the new bachelor.

ABC announced earlier last week, that Sean who competed for Emily Maynard’s heart on “The Bacherotte” has been cast as “The Bachelor.”

The 28-year-old Dallas “businessman and entrepreneur” who made it to the final three in the last season of “The Bachelorette” has decided it is the right time for him to make the “ultimate commitment to the right woman and to start his own family.”

“The Bachelor” returns to ABC for its 17th season in January 2013.

More TV News…

  • Lifetime has announced the cast of “Project Runway All Stars Season 2.” The 13 former contestants competing are : Wendy Pepper (Season 1); Andrae Gonzalo (Season 2); Uli Herzner and Kayne Gillaspie (Season 3); Suede Baum (Season 5); Althea Harper (Season 6); Emilio Sosa (Season 7); Ivy Higa, Cassanova and Peach Carr (Season 8); and Laura Kathleen, Joshua McKinley and Anthony Ryan Auld (Season 9). Carolyn Murphy will replace Angela Lindvall as host. The “All Stars Season” premieres Oct. 25 at 9 pm.
  • “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood” executive producer Jason Katims is developing an “About A Boy” TV show for NBC. The half-hour comedy is based on Nick Hornby’s novel and the 2002 movie is about a young man’s (played by Hugh Grant) relationship with a boy. [Deadline]
  • CMT has ordered a 10-episode season of “DOG.”  The reality series follows Dog, Duane Chapman and Beth Chapman’s “journey into the American heartland” as they work to aid other bail bondsmen and bounty hunters in their day-to-day struggles to catch fugitives. [Huff Post TV]
  • Funny woman Tina Fey is staying with NBC/Universal TV. Fey has signed a four-year deal with Universal TV to create new shows and possibly star in new projects. [Variety]
  • The CW new series “Emily Owens M.D.” is debuting two weeks before its scheduled Oct. 16 premiere. Beginning tomorrow, Monday, Oct. 1, the series’ pilot will be available on the net via The CW’s official website, Facebook, Twitter, iTunes, YouTube and the network’s various apps.
  • “Oh Sit!” and “Breaking Pointe” have been renewed by The CW.
  • “Small Town Security” has been renewed by AMC, for a second season to premiere in 2013.
  • TNT renews “Franklin & Bash” for a third season.
  • You don’t have to wait until Oct. 17 to take a peek at “Asylum.” Watch the video below to find out what’s going on behind-the-scenes in the “Asylum.” “American Horror Story: Asylum” premieres Oct. 17 at 9/8c on FX.
  • Fall premieres continue this week Sept. 30 – Oct. 5

Sun., Sept 30. 7-8 p.m.

  1. “Once Upon A Time” (ABC)
  2. “The Amazing Race” (CBS)
  3. “The Simpsons” (Fox)

7:30-8 p.m.

  1. “Bob’s Burgers” (Fox)

8-9 p.m.

  1. “Revenge” (ABC)
  2. “The Good Wife” (CBS)
  3. Family Guy (Fox)
  4. “Dexter” (Showtime)

8:30-9 p.m.

  1. American Dad (Fox)

9-10 p.m.

  1. “666 Park Avenue” (ABC)
  2. “The Mentalist” (CBS)
  3. Homeland” (Showtime)

Tues., Oct. 2, 7-8 p.m.

  1. “Hart Of Dixie” (CW)
  2. “Raising Hope” (Fox)

Wed., Oct. 3, 8-9 p.m.

  1. “Supernatural” (CW)

Thurs., Oct. 4, 7-7:30 p.m.

  1. “30 Rock” (NBC)

Whew! A ton of shows premiere tonight, which series are you watching tonight and this week? Drop a comment below.

That’s all for this week folks!

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