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Jason Sudeikis Leaving ‘SNL,’ ‘SOA’ Season 6 Premiere Date Announced And More!

“Bunheads” cancelled by ABC Family. [TVLine]

Sons of Anarchy

“Sons of Anarchy” will return on Tuesday, September 10 at 10/9c on FX.

“Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse” season 3 premieres on Sept. 18 at 9/8c.

“Oprah’s Next Chapter,” which features Lindsay Lohan will air on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 9/8c.

WE TV has picked up ten episodes of its scripted series “The Divide” from “Behind the Candelabra” screenwriter Richard LaGravenese.

PBS has picked up a second season of “Mr. Selfridge,” which stars “Entourage” alum Jeremy Piven.

Jason Sudeikis is leaving ”Saturday Night Live.” [Variety]

‘Teen Wolf’ Alum Colton Hayes Joins ‘Arrow’ And More Casting News

Colton Haynes

Colton Haynes is joining “Arrow.” The “Teen Wolf” actor has landed a recurring role on the CW drama series.

The actor joins freshman drama series as Roy Harper, a “handsome, street-savvy” teen who falls for Thea, Oliver’s sister, according to TV Guide.

‘Arrow’ Casts ‘Spartacus’ Actor

In DC Comics, Roy becomes Green Arrow’s sidekick, Speedy. The character has also gone by the names of Red Arrow and Arsenal.

Hayes, who recently departed ‘Teen Wolf’ in early October, will make his first appearance in 2013.

More casting news…

“X-Files” alum Gillian Anderson will appear on NBC’s “Hannibal.”Anderson will play the personal therapist of Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s (Mads Mikkelsen) in a three-episode arc. [EW]

“Pretty Little Liars” actress Ashley Benson has booked a guest role as “Barney’s ????” on an upcoming episode of “How I Met Your Mother.” [Twitter]

Billy Campbell, who played Seattle city councilman-turned-paralyzed Mayor Darren Richmond, on AMC’s “The Killing” will not be returning for the AMC series’ third season. [Variety]

“Bunheads” has tapped Hunter Foster, Sutton Foster’s real-life brother, as Michelle’s sibling. Foster will appear in a multi-episode arc beginning Jan. 28. [ET Online]

Dylan Walsh Joins ‘Revenge’ And More Casting News

Dylan Walsh is heading to “Revenge.”

The “Nip/Tuck” alum has booked a multi-episode arc on the drama series.

Walsh who recently starred on CBS “Unforgettable” as Al Burns will play Jason Prosser, Conrad Grayson’s rival hedge fund manager.

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

In other casting news…

“Go On” has promoted the Cat lady. Sarah Baker, who plays Sonia on the comedy series has been promoted to a series regular. [Deadline]

Billy Dee Williams (“Star Wars”) has been tapped to play himself on “Modern Family.” Additionally, Nathan Lane, who currently recurs on “The Good Wife” will reprise his role as Pepper, Cam and Mitch’s friend on the ABC comedy series. [EW]

Kyle MacLachlan (“Desperate Housewives”) will appear on “The Good Wife” in a multi-episode arc. Details surrounding his character are scare, but the “Sex and the City” alum will appear opposite Alan Cumming, who plays Eli Gold. [EW]

Brandon T. Jackson has booked a role on “Beverly Hills Cop.” Jackson will play Axel Foley’s (Eddie Murphy) son Aaron, in the CBS pilot. [THR]

Chad Michael Collins who recently starred on “Last Resort” has been booked to play Dr. Whale’s brother Gerhardt. Collins will appear in the season’s 12th episode. [TVLine]

‘The Newsroom’ Casts ‘United States of Tara’ Alums

Grace Gummer will recur in “The Newsroom‘s” second season as a reporter covering the Mitt Romney campaign. [THR]

Dean Winters will reprise his role on “30 Rock” as Liz’s ex Dennis Duffy on the series’ final episode. [Vulture]

Jeanine Mason Season 5 winner of “So You Think You Can Dance,” has been cast to recur on “Bunheads.” The dance champion will recur on the series as Paradise newcomer. She joins the series with Niko Pepaj as close, well-traveled, smart, artistic siblings. [THR ]

‘Game of Thrones’ Enlists Coldplay’s Drummer And More Casting News

Game of thrones casts coldplay's drummer

“Game of Thrones” is adding a drummer.

Coldplay’s drummer Will Champion has been cast in the upcoming season of the HBO series, EW reports. Champion will play a drummer in the drama series. 

“Game of Thrones” returns March 31.

In other casting news…

Aisha Tyler, the “Talk” star is heading to “Glee” as Jake’s mother. [TVLine]

Daniel Buran has been cast in “Nashville” on a recurring role. The “True Blood” alum will play Cy, the lead singer of a “Bon Jovi-like rock band.” [THR]

Gillian Vigman (“Suburgatory”) will appear on TBS’ “Cougar Town” as Mary, who is a love interest for Bobby (Brian Van Holt). [TVLine]

Jane Seymour has joined “Ben And Kate.” Seymour will play Wendy, BJ’s (Lucy Punch) hot British mom. [TVLine]

Bridget Regan will recur on “Beauty And The Beast,” as Vincent’s (Jay Ryan) fiancée. [TVLine]

“Breaking Bad‘s” actor RJ Mitte will guest star as Nathan’s (Stephen Monroe Taylor) younger brother on CBS’ “Vegas.” [THR]

“Gilmore Girls” alumna Liza Weil has been tapped to guest star on “Bunheads.” Weil will portray Milly, Truly’s (Stacey Oristano) sister. [TVLine]

ABC Family Reveals ‘Lying Game,’ ‘Pretty Little Liars,’ ‘Switched At Birth’ & ‘Bunheads Return Dates

The Lying Game Season Premiere Date

Buckle up for safety, because four ABC Family original series are returning sooner than you think.

The cabler announced today, its winter premiere dates of “Switched At Birth,” “The Lying Game,” “Bunheads” and “Pretty Little Liars.”

ABC Family Picks Up ‘Pretty Little Liars’ For Season 4.

After its forthcoming Halloween special, which airs Tues., Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. ET, “Pretty Little Liars” will return for the second half of its third season on Tues., Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. ET. The forthcoming episodes will pick up when Mona has been released from Radley and is headed back to Rosewood, much to Aria, Spencer, Emily and Hanna’s dismay.

“Switched at Birth” second season premieres Monday, Jan. 7th at 8 p.m. ET. “This season sees dramatic changes in the lives of the Kennish and Vasquez families as a result of the verdict in the baby switch trial.”

While “Bunheads” returns with all-new episodes on Monday, Jan. 7th at 9 ET. The upcoming episodes will pick up a couple of months after Michelle has left Paradise to try and return to her former life in Las Vegas.

Lastly, “The Lying Game” season 2 will debut on Tuesday, January 8th, 9 p.m. ET. The saga will continue as Rebecca, Sutton and Emma’s birth mother “lures Sutton into her plans for the Mercer family. Emma grows closer to Thayer, while still being drawn to Ethan, who has started to reconnect with Sutton. Kristin feels betrayed after Ted came clean about his long ago affair with Rebecca, but Ted might be hiding even more shocking revelations. And Mads connects with a mysterious new guy in town who brings a whole new level of secrets with him.”

John Boyd & Dileep Rao Join ‘Touch’ And More Casting News

Touch

Fox sophomore drama “Touch,” has added two recurring actors.

“24” alum John Boyd and Inception‘s Dileep Rao have joined the series.

According to THR, Boyd is set to play Kase, a brilliant math and algorithm researcher. Kase is also Calvin’s confidant (Lukas Haas) and college friend. Meanwhile, Rao, will guest star as Vikash Nayar, a wealthy shareholder at Aster Corp.

The recurring actors join Said Taghmaoui, Adam Campbell, Ray Santiago, Lukas Haas, Saxon Sharbino and Greg Ellis for the second season of “Touch.”

“Touch” returns Fri., Oct. 26 at 8/7c p.m. on Fox.

In other casting news…

Abby Elliott first post “SNL” gig is CBS comedy “How I Met Your Mother.” Elliott has been booked as crazy Janeane in a multi-episode arc. [EW]

“Lost” alum Tania Raymonde will recur next season on “Switched at Birth.” Raymonde will play Zarra, a street artist who befriends Bay. “Switched at Birth” returns Monday, Sept. 3 at 8/7c on ABC Family. [TV Guide]

Tom Bower (Die Hard 2, The Waltons) has been cast to play Dwight’s great uncle Heinrich in “The Office”‘s spin-off, “The Farm.” Heinrich is described as “charming, greedy and manipulative.” [Deadline]

Miley Cyrus is set to appear in a two-episode arc on “Two and a Half Men.” Miley will play Missy, a love interest for Jake.

Vera Farmiga (The Departed) has been tapped to play Norman Bates’s abusive and complicated mother on A&E new series “Bates Motel.” [EW]

Ali Wentworth will play Tom’s love interest on “Cougar Town.” [TVLine]

Bailey Buntain (Bunheads) will be guest-star on an upcoming episode of  “The Middle.” Buntain has been cast to play Jenna, a freshman Sue chooses to mentor. [EW]

ABC Family Renews ‘Switched at Birth,’ ‘Baby Daddy,’ ‘Melissa & Joey’ and Orders more ‘Bunheads’

Baby Daddy

Abc family picks up more episodes of “Bunheads,” and in addition renewed “Melissa & Joey,” “Switched at Birth,” and “Baby Daddy.” Meanwhile “Jane By Design” has been cancelled.

“Baby Daddy” and “Switched at Birth” were renewed for sophomore seasons, while “Melissa & Joey” received a third season pickup. Theses comedy series (Baby Daddy and Melissa & Joey) will return in Spring 2013.

Kate Juergens, executive vice president, Original Series Programming and Development, ABC Family, said in a press release: “I’m so pleased to add more ‘Baby Daddy’ and ‘Bunheads’ to our lineup, …So many returning originals spotlight how well our programming resonates with our audience. It also furthers our promise to continue to deliver programming that is engaging, optimistic and relatable.”

This means Monday’s episode of “Bunheads” will be a summer finale. The hit drama series and “Switched at Birth” will return this Winter.

Weekly TV News: ‘Body of Proof,’ CW, and More.

The dismissals continue at ABC network.

 

However, Shonda Rhimes has nothing to do with these dismissals. The actors fired starred in ABC’s “Body of Proof.” According to TVLine, John Carroll Lynch, who played police detective Bud Morris since the pilot of the show tweeted “I can confirm that BOP did not pick up my option.”

Meanwhile, original cast members Sonja Sohn, who played Detective Sam Baker, and Nicholas Bishop, who played investigator Peter Dunlop, will not return for a third season.

Related: ‘Awkward’ Season 2 Trailer: Things Are Going to Get ‘Awkwarder’.
CW released the premiere dates of its summer shows earlier this week.

First, “Remodeled” starring modeling industry icon Paul Fisher, returns on Monday, July 9 at 10/9c p.m. and “The L.A. Complex” season 2 premieres on Tuesday, July 17 at 9/8c p.m.

“Oh Sit!,” is  hosted by Jamie Kennedy and Jessi Cruickshank, will challenge 12 thrill-seekers to go head-to-head in a musical chairs competition that features five physically demanding obstacle-course-style eliminations. The show debuts Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 8/7c p.m.

“The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep,” formerly titled “The Star Next Door” is set to debut Thurs., Aug. 16 at 9/8c p.m. The singing competition  will document a nationwide search for undiscovered artists on the verge of stardom. The celebrity mentors include Joe Jonas, Nelly, Gloria Estefan, and John Rich.

Lastly, “America’s Next Top Model: College Edition” will debut its 19th cycle on Friday, Aug. 24 at 8/7c p.m. Tyra Banks and Kelly Cutrone, will return for the upcoming season, but with new judges Rob Evans and Johnny Wujek who have replaced J. Alexander and Nigel Barker, and mentor Jay Manuel. The new element, viewers now have a say on who stays and who goes. Visit CWTV.com to cast your vote.

Talking about summer shows, the Summer premieres continue this week. Here is the list of premieres:

  • “True Blood” (Season 5 premiere) Sun., June 10, 9 p.m. on HBO. Waiting sucks, but the wait is almost over for Season 5, which picks up right where the shocking Season 4 finale left off.

‘True Blood’: Trust Issues Promo

  • “Our America With Lisa Ling” (Season 3 summer premiere) Sun., June 10, 10 p.m. ET on OWN
  • “Mob Wives Chicago” (Series premiere) Sun., June 10, 8 p.m. E.T. on Vh1.
  • “Tia & Tamera” (Season 2 premiere) Mon., June 11, 8 p.m. ET on Style. The previous season was all about Tia’s pregnancy and Tamera’s wedding, but this season, it is Tamera’s turn to prepare for motherhood.
  • “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” (Season 5 premiere) Mon., June 11, 8 p.m. ET on ABC Family.
  • “Bunheads” (Series premiere) Mon., June 11, 9 p.m. ET on ABC Family. Michelle (Sutton Foster) goes from sexy Vegas showgirl to small-town ballet instructor in this new series from “Gilmore Girls” creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.
  • “Dallas” (Series premiere) Wed., June 13, 9 p.m. ET on TNT. Welcome back to Southfork Ranch, where the “Dallas” alum and some fresh blood are still scheming and backstabbing for the rights to that black gold bubbling under the surface in their own backyard.
  • “Burn Notice” (Season 6 premiere) June 14, 10 p.m. ET on USA. The gang’s all back — except Fiona.
  • “Suits” (Season 2 premiere) Thurs., June 14, 10 p.m. ET on USA. “Suits” was a hit last summer, and we can’t wait to see what Mike and Harvey pull off next in their unlikely legal partnership this season. It seems the secret is out, watch the sneak peek below.