MSNBC pulls Alec Baldwin’s talk show “Up Late” following his recent outbursts. [EW]
MTV is putting a spin on “The Real World.” The series is returning to San Francisco-set cycle, titled “Real World: Ex-Plosion”, finds seven strangers experiencing a typical season, until they return from a one-day trip to find their exes have moved in. [EW]
CBS orders a pilot of “How I Met Your Mother” spin-off: “How I Met Your Dad.” [TVLine]
NBC orders a pilot of Maya Rudolph’s variety series. [Deadline]
“Friends”alum Mathew Perry is set to guest star on “Cougar Town.”
“Last Comic Standing” is returning to NBC. The eight season is slated to air next summer. [EW]
ABC’s reality series “What Would You Do?” will return starting Tues., Dec. 3 at 10 p.m.
“Grey’s Anatomy” has booked Bobby Campo (“Being Human”) and Heather Hemmens (“Hellcats”) to guest-star in its two-hour season 10 premiere, as a firefighter and his cop fiancé. [THR]
Taryn Manning, “Sons of Anarchy” alumna who plays Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett has been promoted to a series regular on Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black.” [Deadline]
“The Bible” actor Diogo Morgado will guest-star as a distinguished and handsome doctor by the name of Dr. Jorge Velez on “Revenge.” [TVLine]
“HIMYM” star has been tapped to reprise her role as Agent Coulson on ABC’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” Cobie Smulders will reprise her role as Agent Maria Hill on the series premiere. Acting news was revealed during the “S.H.I.E.L.D.’s” panel at Comic-con.
8 p.m. The Big Bang Theory (Season 7)
8:30 p.m. The Millers (new series/series debut)
9 p.m. The Crazy Ones (new series/series debut)
9:30 p.m. Two and a Half Men (Season 11)
10 p.m. Elementary (Season 2)
Friday, Sept. 27
8 p.m. Undercover Boss (Season 5)
9 p.m. Hawaii Five-0 (Season 4)
10 p.m. Blue Bloods (Season 4)
Saturday, Sept. 28
10 p.m. 48 Hours (Season 26)
Sunday, Sept. 29 7 p.m. 60 Minutes (Season 46)
8 p.m. The Amazing Race (23rd Edition)
9 p.m. The Good Wife (Season 5)
10 p.m. The Mentalist (Season 6)
Monday, Sept. 30
8:30 p.m. We Are Men (new series/series debut)
Monday, Feb. 24 10 p.m. Intelligence (new series/series debut)
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]