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Fall TV: NBC Launches ‘Chicago Fire’ Pilot Online

Chicago Fire

Hoping to follow “Revolution’s” success, NBC has released the pilot episode of its new fiery drama series “Chicago Fire.”

From “Law & Order” executive producer Dick Wolf and “3:10 to Yuma” writers Derek Haas and Michael Brandt, “Chicago Fire” follows some very hot firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51.

The series stars “House” veteran Jesse Spencer, Charlie Barnett, Monica Raymund (“The Good Wife”) and Taylor Kinney (“The Vampire Diaries).”

“Chicago Fire” debuts Wed., Oct. 10 at 9c.

Will it be another “Rescue Me?” Here is the pilot.


‘Once Upon A Time’ Adds Colin O’Donoghue And Michael Raymond-James And More Casting News.

Colin O’Donoghue is Captain Hook!

According to TVLine, O’Donoghue will play a handsome, and confident pirate who never backs down from a fight. Captain Hook is described as a pirate with meticulous style and old-school manners of a proper gentleman, who seeks to crush and humiliate his enemies.

‘OUAT’ Adds Julian Morris

Also joining the series is Michael Raymond-James. The “True Blood” vet will play a mysterious character, however, additional information about his role are being kept under wraps according to EW.

The second season of “Once Upon A Time” premieres Sept. 30 on ABC.

In other casting news…

Natasha Lyonne (American Pie) will guest-star in the series finale of “Weeds,” which is slated to air Sept. 16. [THR]

‘The Big C’ Renewed For a Final Season, ‘Borgias’ will ‘likely’ End After Season 4, and More!

Jeffrey DeMunn (The Walking Dead) will guest star as a charming, construction worker in freshman series “Chicago Fire” [EW]

Season 3 Scoop: ‘The Walking Dead’ Trailer and Premiere Date Revealed

David Denman will reprise his role, Roy on the upcoming ninth season of “The Office.” [TVLine]

Annie Parisse has been cast as a series regular on the FOX’s midseason thriller, “The Following.” The “Law & Order” vet will play a smart FBI cult specialist who is brought to lead the investigation of serial killer Joe Carroll (James Purefoy). [EW]

Paul McDonald (American Idol) will recur as Crosby on “Parenthood.” Crosby is a musician who is attracted to Adam’s new assistant. [TVLine]

Wes Brown Joins ‘Infamous’ and More Casting News

Wes Brown has been cast to replace Neil Jackson on “Infamous.” Brown is set to play bad boy Julian on the NBC midseason drama. Brown will also recur on the upcoming season of ‘90210″ as Talyor. [TVLine]

Laurence Fishburne will play Jack Crawford, FBI’s Behavioral Sciences Unit leader on the upcoming series “Hannibal,” which is set to debut midseason on NBC. [EW]

Meghann Fahy (One Life to Live) has been booked to play Nicki Kahler on “Chicago Fire.’ Fahy’s character is engaged to the 51 Firehouse Chef. [TVLine]

Rosanna Arquette will appear in a three-episode arc on USA’s dramedy “Royal Pains.” Arquette will play Louise Hunter, a mysterious woman who is trying to find her family in the Hamptons. [HUFF POST TV]

Taryn Manning will return to “Hawaii Five-0.” Manning will return as McGarrett’s little sister to confirm that their deceased mother is very much alive. [TV Guide]

Billie Joe Armstrong joins “The Voice” as the mentor for Christina Aguilera’s team. The Green Day frontman joins previously announced Season 3 mentors: Matchbox 20’s Rob Thomas on Cee Lo Green’s team, Mary J. Blige on Adam Levine’s team and Michael Buble on Blake Shelton’s team. [THR]

Alice Evans to Appear in ‘Grimm’ and More Casting News

A “Vampire Diaries” witch is heading to “Grimm.”

Alice Evans will appear in an episode of NBC’s “Grimm.” The former “Vampire Diaries” actress is set to play Mia, EW reports. Evans’ character had “ongoing relationship” with Capt. Renard.

“Grimm” returns on Aug. 13.

More casting news!

Polly Walker will recur in “The Mentalist” as a senior, strong FBI agent. Walker is set to debut during the season premiere. [TVLine]

Penelope Ann Miller (Men of a Certain Age) is joining ‘Mistresses.’ Miller will recur as Sam’s (Erik Stocklin) mother, whose late husband had an affair with Yunjin Kim’s character. The drama is set to debut midseason. [EW

Related: Shannyn Sossamon Joins ‘Mistresses’

Jason Beghe (Californication) has joined the cast of NBC’s upcoming drama ‘Chicago Fire.’ Beghe will recur as Detective Hank Voight, a dangerous cop who will do anything to protect his delinquent son. [THR]

“Til Death” vet, Kat Foster has joined “The Goodwin Games” as a series regular. Foster will play Lucinda, a childhood sweetheart of one of the Goodwin boys. [TVLine]

Cee-Lo Green’s adviser for “The Voice” forthcoming season is Rob Thomas. Thomas is the frontman of the band Matchbox Twenty. Thomas joins previously announced advisers: Mary J. Blige (team Adam), and crooner Michael Buble (team Blake). Christan Aguilera’s adviser is yet to be announced.

Fall Scoop: NBC Reveals Its Premiere Dates


NBC announced the premiere dates for its returning/new shows.

Related: NBC’s 2012-2013 Lineup: New Comedy Block On Fri., And More

The network will roll out its new and returning shows before the official Sept. 24 start date of the 2012-13 TV season. NBC will air its new shows during the Olympics. “30 Rock,” “Community,” “Chicago Fire,” and “Whitney.” will return in October.

Here are the premiere dates:

“Go On” (following Olympics) [new series]

“Animal Practice” (following Olympics closing ceremonies) [new series]

8 p..m. “Stars Earn Stripes” [new series]
10 p.m. “Grimm”

7:30 p.m. NFL Kickoff Special
8:30 pm.. Sunday Night Football (special night)

8:15 p.m. Sunday Night Football

8 p.m. “The Voice” (two hours)

9 p.m. “Go On” (regular time period debut)
9:30 p.m. “The New Normal” [new series]
10 p.m. “Parenthood”

10 p.m. “Guys With Kids” (following finale of America’s Got Talent) [new series]

9 p.m. “Grimm” (regular time period premiere)

10 p.m. “Revolution” [new series]

8:30 p.m. “Up All Night”
9 p.m. “The Office”
9:30 p.m. “Parks and Recreation”

8 p.m. “Animal Practice” (regular time period debut)
8:30 p.m. “Guys With Kids” (regular time period debut)
9 p.m. “Law & Order: SVU” (two-hour premiere)

8 p.m. “30 Rock” [final season]

10 p.m. “Chicago Fire” [new series]

8 p.m. “Whitney”
8:30 p.m. “Community”

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

Pictured: (l-r) Jamie Lyn Sigler as Emily, Zach Cregger as Nick, Tempestt Bledsoe as Marny, Anthony Anderson as Gary, Sara Rue as Sheila, Jesse Bradford as Chris

Just a few days ago, NBC revealed its upcoming season schedule and the trailers of its new shows. For the 2012-2013 schedule click here. Below are the trailers and their plot summaries. Take a peek! NBC is adding eight new shows to its lineup.

Guys With Kids”

“Chicago Fire”

“Animal Practice”

“Go on”



The Next Caller”

Share you thoughts, will you watch any of these new shows?