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‘Army Wives’ Books Torrey DeVitto, Ashanti, As Series Regulars, ’30 Rock’ Series Finale Air date Announced And More

Army Wives Adds 3 New Faces

“Army Wives” is adding three new faces to the base. Torrey DeVitto , Ashanti, and Elle McLemore have been cast as series regulars on the drama series.

According to Deadline.com, “Vampire Diaries” star Torrey DeVitto will play Maggie Hall, a sexy and smart Ex-Army Airborne, who is married to a Staff Sergeant with a teen daughter.

R&B singer Ashanti joins the series as Latasha Durant, a sexy, fun mother of three, while McLemone has been tapped to portray Holly Gordon, a lonely and homesick newly wed.

Production of the upcoming season is set to begin in mid-December.

TV news you might have missed…

  • “Merlin” has been cancelled after five seasons. [Deadline]
  • The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards will air live Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
  • New drama series “Do No Harm” which stars Steven Pasquale is set to premiere on Thursday, January 31 at 10 p.m. ET, following Tina Fey’s “30 Rock” hour series finale.  Meanwhile, “Rock Center” moves to Fridays at 10 p.m. ET, beginning Feb. 8.
  • CBS has ordered 13 episodes of Stephen King’s “Under The Dome.”
  • Martin Short is hosting the Christmas episode (Dec. 15)of “Saturday Night Live,” featuring musical guest Paul McCartney.
  • MTV reality series “Buckwild” will air back-to-back episodes beginning January 3 at 10 p.m. ET.
  • “Scrubs” alum and “Exes” actor Donald Faison will host TBS’ new hidden camera series “Who Gets The Last Laugh?”, which debuts spring 2013.
  • FX has ordered 13 additional episodes of “BrandX With Russell Brand” and “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell.”
  • Comedy Central’s “Key & Peele” has been renewed third season of 13-episode.
  • Bravo has ordered a second season of “RHOA” star Kim Biermann’s “Don’t Be Tardy…” The cable network has also picked up two new series: “Married to Medicine,” which follows a group of female doctors, and “Taking Atlanta,” which centers on on young go-getters in the Atlanta.
  • BET new comedies: “Real Husbands Of Hollywood” and “Second Generation Wayans,” are scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 10 pm and 10:30 pm.
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