The Biebs are heading to “Saturday Night Live.”
Justin Bieber will host “Saturday Night Live” on February 9, Billboard reports. The 18-year-old pop singer has been cast to as the host and musical guest on the comedy series.
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The Canadian singer hinted at the rumor tweeting “maybe im hosting and performing on SNL…maybe. :)” This will mark Bieber’s first try as the host of the sketch comedy series.
Additionally, Maroon 5’s front-man Adam Levine will host the sketch show on Jan. 26 with musical guest Kendrick Lamar.
More casting news…
Benjamin Bratt has been booked to reprise his role as Javier, Manny’s father on “Modern Family.” [Huff Post TV]
Sarah Shahi is heading to “Person of Interest” in a recurring role. The “Fairly Legal” alum will play a “fearless, sexy operative in a secret paramilitary organization that tracks and eliminates terrorists before they can act,” on the series. [EW]
Barry Bostwick will play President Fitzgerald Grant’s father on Shonda Rhimes hit drama “Scandal.” [TVLine]
“Torchwood” alum Burn Gorman has been tapped to guest star on “Revenge.” Gorman will play Trask, a member of the American Initiative. [THR]
“Fairly Legal” has been cancelled. USA network has dropped the series after two seasons.
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“Sarah Shahi is undoubtedly a star and we’re thrilled she’ll be joining our sister network NBC on “Chicago Fire,” USA network said in a statement to Deadline.“We are proud of “Fairly Legal” and thank the very talented cast and crew for two fantastic seasons.”
Shahi has booked a multi-episode arc on “Chicago Fire as Renee, Taylor Kinney’s Lt. Kelly Severide’s love interest.
Fellow USA’s drama ‘Common Law” has also been cancelled.
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.