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CBS Orders ‘How I Met Your Dad’ Pilot, MSNBC Pulls ‘Up Late’ And More!

MSNBC pulls Alec Baldwin’s talk show “Up Late” following his recent outbursts. [EW] 

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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.

 

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NBC Orders Tina Fey’s New Series ‘Tooken,’ ‘Cougar Town’ Season 5 Debut Revealed And More!

NBC picks Tina Fey’s news series “Tooken,” starring “The Office” alum Ellie Kemper. NBC has ordered 13 episodes of the series. [Huffington Post]

A spin-off of “How I Met Your Mother” is in the works. [Deadline]

Comedy Central renews “Brickleberry,” “Key & Peele” and “Drunk History.”  [EW]

The claws are out. Watch a sneak peek the new season of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” by clicking here.

And the “Entourage” movie is happening! Cast and Crew tweet “It’s a go” after the movie deals have been finalized. [Inside Movies]

The fifth season of “Cougar Town” premieres on Jan. 7 at 10 p.m. ET on TBS.

Mother Gladiator, Kerry Washington is hosting “Saturday Night Live” on  Sat., Nov. 2. The promo has been released, watch the clip below.

Indira Varma Joins ‘Game of Thrones’ And More Casting News

Indira Varma Joins Game of Thrones

Indira Varma has joined “Game of Thrones'” upcoming fourth season.

The “Hunted” actress will play Ellaria Sand on the series. Her role is described as “the sexually adventurous paramour of a key new character, Prince Oberyn Martell “The Red Viper” Casts The Red Viper, according to EW.

“Game of Thrones” begins production this month.

More casting news…

“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.

CBS 2013-2014 Premiere Dates Revealed: ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Final Season Debuts With A Special Hour-long Premiere

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We Are Men

CBS 2013 fall schedule is kicking off on Sept. 18 with the 27th edition of reality series “Survivor.”

The America’s #1 network will premiere nearly most of its returning and new programs during the official premiere week.

“The 65th Primetime Emmy® Awards” is set to air live on Sunday, Sept. 22, while the final season of “How I Met Your Mother” debuts with a special one-hour Episode on Monday, Sept. 23 at 8/7c.

New series “Mom” and “Hostages” premiere Monday, Sept. 23, with “The Millers” and “The Crazy Ones” debuting on Thursday, Sept. 26, while “We Are Men” Debuts Monday, Sept. 30.

Below is the full schedule.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

8 p.m. Survivor (Season 27 edition, 90 minutes)

Sunday, Sept. 22
8 p.m. The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards

Monday, Sept. 23

8 p.m. How I Met Your Mother (Season 9/final season)
9 p.m. 2 Broke Girls (Season 3)
9:30 p.m. Mom (new series/series debut)
10 p.m. Hostages (new series)

Tuesday, Sept. 24

8 p.m. NCIS (Season 11)
9 p.m. NCIS: Los Angeles (Season 5)
10 p.m. Person of Interest (Season 3)

Wednesday, Sept. 25
9 p.m. Criminal Minds (Season 9)
10 p.m. CSI (Season 14)

Thursday, Sept. 26

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)

2012/2013 Scoop: CBS Finale Dates Revealed

CBS Finale Dates Announced

CBS has scheduled all of its season finale dates, airing April 28 through May 22.

Reality series “Survivor,” “The Amazing Race,” and crime procedural series “Criminal Minds” and “Elementary” will air two-hour season finales.

Here is the schedule:

Sunday, April 28
“The Good Wife” (9 p.m.)

Sunday, May 5
“The Amazing Race” Two-hour season finale (8 p.m.)
“The Mentalist” (10 p.m.)

Thursday, May 9
“Two and a Half Men” (8:30 p.m.)
“Person of Interest” (9 p.m.)

Friday, May 10
“Vegas” (9 p.m.)
“Blue Bloods” (10 p.m.)

Sunday, May 12
“Survivor: Caramoan – Fans vs. Favorites” Two-hour season finale (8 p.m.)

Monday, May 13
“How I Met Your Mother” (8 p.m.)
“2 Broke Girls” (9 p.m.)

Tuesday, May 14
“NCIS” (8 p.m.)
“NCIS: Los Angeles” (9 p.m.)
“Golden Boy” (10 p.m.)

Wednesday, May 15
“CSI” (10 p.m.)

Thursday, May 16
“The Big Bang Theory” (8 p.m.)
“Elementary” (9 p.m.) Two-hour season finale

Friday, May 17
“Undercover Boss” (8 p.m.)

Monday, May 20
“Rules of Engagement” (8:30 p.m.)
“Mike & Molly” (9:30 p.m.)
“Hawaii Five-0” (10 p.m.)

Wednesday, May 22
“Criminal Minds,” (9 p.m.) Two -hour season finale

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

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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]

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

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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]

‘Step Up Revolution’ Actor Heads to ‘The Mindy Project’ & More Casting News

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Fox’s most anticipated comedy “The Mindy Project” has cast Tommy Dewey and some NBA players.

According to TVLineStep Up Revolution actor Tommy Dewey will star as Mindy’s boyfriend, Josh Daniels. Daniels is described as a successful lawyer, who pursues things/people he likes.

Additionally EW reports, NBA Basketball players Amar’e Stoudemire, Baron Davis, and Danny Granger will guest-star as themselves on the upcoming comedy series.

“The Mindy Project” is set to premiere Sept. 25 at 9:30/8:30c on Fox.

 

In other casting news…

Sheryl Lee Ralph has been cast to play Jennifer Hudson’s mum on ‘Smash’. [Vulture]

Eleven-time Olympic medalist, Ryan Lochte will guest-star as himself in the upcoming season of “90210.” [TVLine]

Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) will reprise his role as Arthur Hobbs, Marshall’s boss  on “How I Met Your Mother.” [TVLine]

“CSI: Miami” alum, Emily Procter has been cast as the New York White Collar Division’s new head, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Amanda Callaway on “White Collar.” Procter is set to appear in two episodes. [TV Guide]

Lara Jean Chorostecki (Camelot) will play Freddie Lounds, a sleazy tabloid reporter on “Hannibal.” [TVLine]

Enrique Murciano (Without a Trace) and Wendy Moniz will appear in multi-episode arcs on “666 Park Avenue.”  Murciano will portray Dr. Todd Scott, a handsome young surgeon living at The Drake. Meanwhile, Moniz (Damages) will play Ingrid, Nona’s (Samantha Jade Logan) therapist. [TV Guide]

‘Reno 911’ Star Joins ‘HIMYM’ And More Casting News

Thomas Lennon has been tapped for the upcoming season of “How I Met Your Mother.”

EW reports, “Reno 911” alum Thomas Lennon will play Klaus, Victoria’s fiance on the forthcoming season of “How I Met Your Mother.” Victoria left Klaus at the altar before running away with Ted in the last season finale.

‘True Blood’ Star Heads to ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Lennon joins previously announced Manganiello, Michael Trucco and Ashley Williams.

The comedy series returns Mon., Sept. 24.

 

More casting news…

Dilshad Vadsaria (Greek) will recur as Padma on the ABC hit drama, “Revenge.” Padma is described as a gorgeous, intelligent, pop culture savvy financial genius who joins Nolan’s company. [TVLine]

Odette Annable will play a Native American assassin on Cinemax’s upcoming series “Banshee.” The “House” alum will appear in a multi-episode arc. [TVLine]

Shiri Appleby is set to play Adam’s charming love interest in the upcoming season of “Girls.” [Deadline]

‘Girls’ and ‘Enlightened’ to Return in January.

Parker Posey will guest-star on the second season of “New Girl.” Posey will play a “shot girl” who is working at Schmidt’s penis cast party. [TVLine]

‘New Girl’ Adds Anna Maria Horsford As Winston’s Mum

Broadway star Laura Bell Bundy will join “Hart of Dixie as George’s potential lover. [HuffPost TV]

‘Hart of Dixie’ Gets a Pal

Josh Stewart has been cast to guest-star on “Grimm.” Stewart will play Bill, a middle-class man who moonlights as a Drang-Zorn. [TVLine]

‘True Blood’ Star Heads to ‘How I Met Your Mother’ And More Casting News

“True Blood”‘s wolf will return to “How I Met Your Mother.”

TVLine reports, Joe Manganiello will reprise his role as Brad, Marshall’s law school companion on the hit comedy series.

Manganiello joins previously announced Michael Trucco and Ashley Williams for a multi-episode arc on the upcoming season of “How I Met Your Mother.”

The comedy series continues Mon., Sept. 24.

More casting news…

Derek Webster (Harry’s Law) has joined “Revolution” in a recurring role as Nicholas. Nicholas is a strong rebel leader who faces off against Miles (Billy Burke).  [EW]

Jake Lacy (Better With You) is joining “The Office”‘s upcoming ninth season as a series regular.

Gregg Henry (Hung) will play Jackson, a wealthy Southerner on ABC hit drama “Scandal.” Jillian Armenante (Judging Amy) is also joining the series as Lucas, a smart, well-spoken woman. [Deadine]

“Up All Night” has cast Sean Hayes (Will & Grace) as a guest star in a multi-episode arc as Ava’s former accompanist. NBC

Jay Karnes is headed to “Last Resort.” Karnes is set to play Secretary of Defense in the ABC drama series. [EW]

“American Horror Story” has cast Franka Potente for a two-episode arc. Potente will play a mysterious patient of the facility. [TVLine]

Laura Innes (ER) vet will guest-star in “Warehouse 13” as Emma Jinks, a woman who has been estranged from her son Steve for two years. [Huff Post TV]

Heather Locklear is joining “Hot in Cleveland.” Locklear will play Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli)’s boss in a multiple episodes arc. [TVLine]