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Katie Couric Joins Yahoo News, ‘OUAT’ Adds ‘Covert Affairs’ Actor And More!

Katie Couric

Katie Couric is heading to Yahoo as a Global Anchor, beginning in 2014. [EW]

“Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy”are to return to ABC Family with new episodes on Jan. 15 at 8/7c and 8:30 pm, respectively.

AMC orders pilots for “Galyntine” and “Knifeman.” [Variety]

RIP Brian. “Family Guy” kills off Brian. [TVLine]

“Covet Affairs” star Christopher Gorham will play “important character in the life of Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison)” on “Once Upon A Time. Details about his guest appearance character are under wraps. Gorham is set to appear on the show’s 12th episode. [EW]

HBO’s new series  “True Detective” trailer has been released. “True Detective” premieres Jan. 12 at 9 p.m. EST on HBO. Watch the  clip below.

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‘Covert Affairs’ Renewed For Season Five

Covert Affairs - Season 4

USA picks up “Covert Affairs” for a fifth season, the cable network announced Thursday.

The covert series starring Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham as CIA agents, was renewed for a fifth season of 16 episodes.

“No other series on television travels the globe to tell a story like Covert Affairs, and we are pleased to bring it back for another season” USA president Chris McCumber said in a statement. “With its intricate storytelling, diverse characters and authentic locations, the series continues to be a cornerstone in our line-up of USA’s original signature dramas.”

The second half of Season 4 returns on October 17 at 10/9c.

‘Real Word’ Returns to San Francisco, TNT Renews ‘Rizzoli & Isles; And Two More Dramas and More!

Rizzoli-and-Isles

TNT renews “Major Crimes,” “Perception” and “Rizzoli and Isles.”  [EW]

“Top Chef New Orleans” debuts on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 10/9c.

Want some scoop on “Revenge’s” forthcoming season? Click here.

E! orders six more episodes of “Total Divas.” [Variety]

“The Real World” will return to San Francisco for its 29th season in 2014.

Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, and One Direction join the list of artists performing at the MTV VMAs.

“White Collar‘s” fifth season will debut on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 9/8c. While, “Covert Affairs” kicks off at 10/9c on Oct. 17. “Modern Family” reruns, meanwhile, premieres Sept. 24 at 8/7c, five nights a week.

Matthew Atkinson Joins ‘Parenthood’ And More Casting News

MATTHEW ATKINSON

“Parenthood” adds Matthew Atkinson for Season 5.

TVLine reports, Atkinson (“Jane By Design”) will appear in a multi-episode arc as Zach.

The character is described as “drummer in the band fronted by new arrival Oliver who bonds with Amber while recording at the Luncheonette.”

Atkinson will also play Amber’s love interest.

“Parenthood” season 5 premieres Thursday, Sept. 26 at 10/9c.

More casting new…

Nene Leakes will reprise her role as Coach Roz Washington “Glee’s” upcoming season in a multi-episode arc. [E Online]

Glenn Howerton is joining “The Mindy Project” in a recurring role. The “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” actor will a mild-mannered attorney and Mindy’s love interest in the forthcoming second season. [E! Online]

Richard Short has booked a multi-episode arc on “Covert Affairs.” The “666 Park Avenue” alum will play an Irish rocker. [Deadline]

“The Following” adds Sam Underwood as a series regular. The “Dexter” star has been cast to play “Luke, a very complicated and dangerous young man who may or may not be a follower of the “late” Joe Carroll.” ]TVLine]

Ray Romano Returns to ‘Parenthood’ And More Casting News

Ray Romano to Return to Parenthood
Ray Romano returns to Parenthood

Ray Romano will reprise his role on “Parenthood.”

According to Deadline, the “Everybody Loves Ray Raymond” alum will return to the series as Hank Rizzoli, Sarah’s (Lauren Graham) boss-turned-boyfriend.

Romano is set to appear in as many as 12-15 episodes, according to the site.

“Parenthood” returns this fall.

More casting news…

“The Good Wife” promotes Zach Grenier to a series regular. Grenier, who plays David Lee on the drama series has been promoted to  series regular ahead of season five’s debut. [Twitter]

Tracy Spiridakos, star of “Revolution,” will guest star on Showtime’s “Episodes” as a family member of actress Morning Randolph’s. [Zap2It]

“Homeland” actress Zuleikha Robinson is heading to “Covert Affairs” in a recurring role. Robinson will play Bianca, an important D.C. defense attorney, who gets recruited by Arthur (Peter Gallagher). Robinson is expected to debut in Episode nine. [TV Guide]

‘CSI: NY’ Alum Joins ‘Covert Affairs’ And More Casting News

Hill Harper joins covert affairs

“CSI: NY” star Hill Harper is heading to “Covert Affairs.”

The crime-procedural actor has been cast in the drama series as a series regular, according to The  Hollywood Reporter.

Harper will play an “ambitious, intelligent and slightly cocky,” CIA station chief in Latin America, who will be looking to make the transition from the CIA’s Latin America station back to Washington.

Harper’s character will try to enlist the help of Annie and Auggie to help him accomplish that goal.

According to TVLine, Harper will not continue with “CSI: NY” if the series get renewed for a Season 10.

“Covert Affairs” returns this summer.

More casting news…

Steven Weber is paying a visit to “Dallas.” Weber has been tapped to recur as Governor McConaughey, “an ambitious politico who conspires with Cliff Barnes and Harris Rylan” to bring down the Ewings. [TVLine]

Patton Oswalt is stopping by “Parks And Recreation” as Garth Blundin, a “strict constructionist.” [EW]

Cynthia Addai-Robinson, who currently stars on “Spartacus” has been cast to play Aja on “Vampire Diaries.” Aja is described as “a powerful witch, with a connection to Bonnie’s mother, who comes to Mystic Falls to help Bonnie control her magic” in the drama series. [TV Guide]

“Entourage” alum Constance Zimmer will play Taylor, “a press spokesperson for the Mitt Romney campaign” in “The Newsroom’s” second season. [Deadline]

Piper Perabo Heads to ‘Go On’ And More Casting News

piper perabo heads to go onA covert spy is heading to ‘Go On.’

“Covert Affairs'” lead lady, Piper Perabo has been booked to appear in a three-episode arc on Matthew Perry’s “Go On.” Perabo will play Ryan’s love interest, Simone.

According to Deadline.com, Simone is a former member of Lauren’s group who returns to therapy.

“Go On” airs Tuesdays on NBC.

More casting news…

“Justified” actor Jere Burns has been cast in a “pivotal” role in A&E’s “Bates Motel.” [Deadline]

S. Epatha Merkerson will play Meagan Good’s mother on NBC’s upcoming drama “Deception.” [Deadline]

Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will cameo on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” [Twitter]

Nick Lachey will host NBC’s upcoming singing competition/game show “The Winner Is.” [THR]

Michael Boatman (“Criminal Minds”) will be replacing Duane Martin on “Instant Mom.” [Deadline]

USA Renews ‘White Collar’ ‘Royal Pains And ‘Covert Affairs’

White Collar, Royal Pains, Covert Affairs Renewed

USA’s summer drama series “White Collar,” “Royal Pains” and “Covert Affairs” have been renewed, the cable network announced today.

“Royal Pains” received a two seasons order of 26 episodes. Whereas, “White Collar” and “Covert Affairs” were each picked up of a season of 16 episodes.

“All three of these series have found ways to stay creatively fresh and culturally relevant. The execution in writing, acting and production is among the best on television. In an increasingly competitive landscape, these series got new season pickups the old-fashioned way — they earned it!,” Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel, co-presidents of USA Network, said in a statement.

However, freshman series: “Common Law,”  “Political Animals, ” and returning series: “Necessary Roughness,” and Fairly Legal” are still on the bubble.

Production for the renewed series will begin in 2013.