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‘Hawaii Five-0’ Casts Melanie Griffith And More Casting News

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Melanie Griffith is heading to “Hawaii Five-0.”

The actress, who appear in “Hot in Cleveland” and “Nip/Tuck” will play Danny’s mother on the crime series. Griffith will appear in an upcoming episode of “Hawaii Five-0’s” fourth season.

CBS announced the casting news via Twitter.

“Hawaii Five-0” returns on Sept. 27.

More casting news…

“Mad Men” actress Talia Balsam will play a political reporter in an episode of “The Good Wife.” [TVLine]

Kathleen Robertson heads to “Bates Motel.” The “Boss” alumna has been cast as Jodi, a smart, sexy businesswoman and artist who is not afraid to use her brain and charm to her advantage. [TVLine]

Nick Jonas will guest star as a computer hacker in “Hawaii Five-0’s” upcoming season.

Alicia Lagano has been tapped to guest star as a fugitive in an upcoming episode of “Castle.” [TVLine]

‘The Following’ Casts ‘Boss’ Actress And More Casting News

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Connie Nielsen joins “The Following” as a series regular.

According to TVLine, the “Boss” alumna is set to play Lily Grey.

Grey is described as a SoHo art dealer who goes to Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) for help, which leads to more trouble for her.

“The Following” is set to air in 2014.

More casting news…

Angela Kinsey, “The Office” alumna will guest star as Rose, a snobby teacher on “New Girl.” [TVGuide]

Mark Sheppard (“Supernatural”) will reprise his role as an art forger on the upcoming season of “White Collar” in a major arc. [HuffPost TV]

“Falling Skies'” actor Doug Jones has been cast on “Teen Wolf.” Jones will play Barrow, a “known killer” in an upcoming episode of the series. [TVLine]

“Workaholics” Adam DeVine has been booked to recur on “Modern Family.” DeVine will play Manny and new baby Joe’s nanny on the comedy series. [EW]

‘Black Sails’ Renewed, ‘Treme’ Final Season Premiere Announced And More!

Netflix to air documentaries and stand-up comedy specials. [Variety]

MTV to air an one-hour documentary that follows Miley Cyrus. [EW]

“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” 13-episode ninth season resumes Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 10/9c, followed at 10:30 p.m. by “The League‘s” season 5 premiere.

AMC has greenlights “Halt & Catch Fire” and “Turn” to series. [Variety]

Check out CBS’ comedy series posters here.

Sorry “Boss'” fans. Starz says the movie is not happening. “Black Sails” renewed for a second season. [EW]

The final season of “Treme” will air on Dec. 1.

“Supernatural’s” spin-off in the works? [TVLine]

Watch Netflix’s “Mako Mermaids” trailer below. The series debuts July 26 on Netflix.

Damon Wayans Jr. Returns to ‘New Girl’ And More Casting News

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Damon Wayans Jr. is returning to “New Girl.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wayans, Jr. will be reprising his role as Coach for at least four episodes in the upcoming third season of “New Girl.”

“Happy Endings” star originally appeared in the Fox comedy’s pilot episode, but was written off when “Happy Endings” received a second season pick up.

More casting news…

Robbie Kay joins “Once Upon A Time.” The “Pinocchio ” star will play one of Peter Pan’s Lost Boys. [TVLine]

James Franco will guest-star on the first two episodes of “The Mindy Project’s” upcoming season. Franco will play Dr. Paul Leotard, “a charismatic and popular doctor who replaces Mindy while she is in Haiti on a volunteer mission with her pastor boyfriend.” [EW]

Martin Donovan “Boss” and Shaun Taub “Iron Man” have joined “Homeland’s” upcoming season. Donovan will play Bennett, a partner at a DC law firm. Toub will recur as Majid Javadi, a Middle Eastern intelligence officer. [The Hollywood Reporter]

‘Boss’ Cancelled By Starz

 

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The end is here for Mayor Kane.

Starz has pulled the plug on Kelsey Grammer’s “Boss.” The network has decided to cancel the critically acclaimed series after two seasons.

Kelsey Grammer won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of a merciless Chicago Mayor who was impaired by a neurological disease.

“After much deliberation, we have made the difficult decision to not proceed with Boss,” the network said in a statement. “We remain proud of this award-winning show, its exceptional cast and writers, and are grateful to Kelsey Grammer, Farhad Safinia and our partners at Lionsgate TV.”

However, the show might get a better ending. Deadline reports, Starz and “Boss” producer Lionsgate TV are reportedly in negotiations to  conclude the series with a two-hour movie.

 

First Look: ‘Boss’ Season 2 Poster

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“Power consumes everybody,” is the tagline of “Boss'” new poster.

“Boss” which stars Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, an ailing Mayor of the Windy City. By the look of it, it seems Kane will take down his enemies one after the other.

Related: “Boss” Season 2 Trailer

“Boss” stars Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer along with Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner, Kathleen Robertson, Troy Garity and Rotimi. Jonathon Groff, Sanaa Lathan, Tip Harris and Amy Morton will guest-star in “Boss” Season 2.

Check out the full photo below.

Season 2 of “Boss” premieres Friday, August 17 at 9 p.m. ET on Starz.

Weekly TV News: “Private Practice,” Andy Samberg, and More.

Hey TV gleeks! A lot happened this week in our TV world. But first, the news.

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Juicy/sad news! Tim Daly won’t be returning to “Private Practice,” “Grey’s Anatomy” spin-off. Daly tweeted, “wonderful fans of PP, Shonda informed my agent today that Pete wont be returning for season 6. It was a great 5 yrs. R.I.P. Pete Wilder.”

Deadline reports, that Kate Walsh, the main star who plays Dr. Addison Montgomery might not be returning for a seventh season if the series is renewed. It was also speculated this week that season six was picked up for 13 episodes. So far the ABC hasn’t commented on these reports.

Tim Daly is not the only actor who fired by Shonda Rhimes this year, Chyler Leigh and Kim Raver, stars of “Grey’s Anatomy” were also let go this season.

Will you watch PP without Kate Walsh?

BET’s ‘106 & Park’ Hosts Are Leaving.

Who else is leaving “SNL?” Well, Andy Samberg is. Just two weeks after Kirsten Wiig graduated from “SNL” Andy Samberg confirmed he is leaving NBC’s sketch series. According to New York Times, Samberg said he would not return to the show next season. Samberg said, “it’s an incredibly emotional and strange moment in my life. Obviously it’s not a huge shock, but I did officially decide not to come back.” Andy Samberg, has been on “SNL” since 2005, and is best known for bringing viral digital shorts to the sketch show. Samberg along with his Lonely Island cohorts Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone created viral hits such as: “Lazy Sunday,” “I Just Had Sex,” “Motherlover,” and “D*ck in a Box” which featured Justin Timberlake. In case you haven’t seen the tearful goodbye of Kristin Wiig, click here.

‘True Blood’ Season 5 Trailer: “You survive, You Always Do.”.

More sad news. Kathryn Joosten, “Desperate Housewives” intrusive but loving neighbor, Karen McKluskey passed away Friday after batting lung cancer for years. She was 72. Joosten starred in “The West Wing,” “Scrubs,” “General Hospital” and more. During “Desperate Housewives” series finale which aired three weeks ago, Kathryn Joosten’s character Mrs. McKluskey died onscreen. I’m glad she got to wrap up the series with the other girls. RIP Kathryn Joosten.

Richard Dawson, the original host of TV’s “Family Feud,” passed away Saturday night. He was 79. Gary, Dawson’s son shared the news via Facebook, saying, “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my father passed away this evening from complications due to esophageal cancer. He was surrounded by his family. He was an amazing talent, a loving husband, a great dad, and a doting grandfather. He will be missed but always remembered.” RIP Richard Dawson.

‘The Newsroom’: The News Revitalized..

In other TV news, “Nurse Jackie” was renewed for a fifth season last week.

It is not too early to mark your calendar for this event. The 55th annual Grammy Awards is set to air on Feb. 10 of 2013. The Grammy Nominations Concert is set to air live on CBS Dec. 5, 2012. “Music’s biggest night,” the Grammys will air live from L.A.’s Staples Center from 8-11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

TLC’s reality series “Toddles & Tiaras is getting a spin-off series. The series, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” will follow Alana, a six-year-old pageant contestant as she and her family do things such as “off-road driving and eat road kill for dinner.” The reality series premieres in August.

BET Awards Nominees Announced.

“Boss” which stars Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer season two official trailer was released. In the Season 2 trailer of “Boss,” Mayor Tom Kane (Kelsey Grammer) returns to his duties as the mayor of Chicago despite his illness. The trailer features Sanaa Lathan, Tip Harris and more. Season 2 of “Boss” premieres Friday, August 17 at 9 p.m. ET on Starz.

More summer series are returning/premiering this week, check out list below

  • “Secret Millionaire” (Season 3 premiere) airs Sun., June 3, 8 p.m. ET on ABC
  • “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” (Season 2 premiere) airs Sun., June 3, 9 p.m. ET on ABC
  • “Drop Dead Diva” (Season 4 premiere) airs Sun., June 3, 9 p.m. ET on Lifetime
  • “The Glades” (Season 3 premiere) Sun, June 3, 9 p.m. ET on A&E
  • “Longmire” (Series premiere) Sun., June 3, 10 p.m. ET on A&E
  • “Teen Wolf” (two-part Season 2 premiere) Sun., June 3, 11 p.m. ET & Mon., June 4, 10 p.m. ET on MTV
  • “Hell’s Kitchen” two-night (Season 10 premiere) Mon., June 4, 8 p.m. ET & Tues., June 5, 8 p.m. ET on Fox
  • “MasterChef” (two-night Season 3 premiere) Mon., June 4, 9 p.m. ET & Tues., June 5, 9 p.m. ET on Fox
  • “Push Girls” (series premiere) Mon., June 4, 10 p.m. ET on Sundance
  • “Pretty Little Liars” (Season 3 premiere) Tues., June 5, 8 p.m. ET on ABC Family
  • “Jane By Design” (Season 1 summer premiere) Tues., June 5, 9 p.m. ET on ABC Family
  • “The Glee Project” (Season two premiere) will star “Glee” stars Naya Rivera, who plays Santana on the series, Cory Monteith, Lea Michele, and Samuel Larsen will appear as mentors on the Oxygen reality show. The sophomore season of “The Glee Project” kicks off on Tuesday, June 5 at 10 p.m. ET
  • “Rizzoli & Isles” (Season 3 premiere) Tues., June 5, 9 p.m. ET on TNT
  • “Franklin & Bash” (Season 2 premiere) Tues., June 5, 10 p.m. ET on TNT
  • “Royal Pains” (Season 4 premiere) Wed., June 6, 9 p.m. ET on USA
  • “Necessary Roughness” (Season 2 premiere) Wed., June 6, 10 p.m. ET on USA
  • “Love in the Wild” (two-hour Season 2 premiere) Thurs., June 7, 8 p.m. ET on NBC
  • “Saving Hope” (series premiere) Thurs., June 7, 10 p.m. ET on NBC
  • “Comedy Bang! Bang!” (series premiere) Fri., June 8, 10 p.m. ET on IFC
  • “Bunk” (series premiere) Fri., June 8, 10:30 p.m. ET on IFC

That’s it for this week folks! Have a great week.