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‘Justified’ Picked Up For a Final Season

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“Justified” has been renewed for a final season.

The FX drama series has been renewed for a sixth and final season, FX announced Tuesday, during  Television Critics Association winter press tour.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf confirmed the news, “It was [showrunner] Graham Yost and Timothy Olyphant’s decision. I would have liked to have had more ‘Justified,’ it’s one of my favorite shows.”

Landgraf added” “We talked about it a year ago; they felt that the arc of the show and what they had to say would be best served by six seasons instead of seven. Regretfully, I accepted their decision.”

“Justified” airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. EST on FX.

 

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‘Southland’ Books Anthony Ruivivar & Annie Monroe And More Casting News

“Southland” is adding Anthony Ruivivar and Annie Monroe.

Ruivivar and Monroe have been cast to appear in the drama series upcoming fifth season, according to Deadline.

“Major Crimes'” actor Ruivivar will play Lucero in a recurring role. Lucero is described as “veteran Los Angeles police officer and a Mexican American born and raised in East Los Angeles.”

Meanwhile, Monroe has been booked to play a love interest for Ben McKenzie’s Ben Sherman.

More casting news…

David Zayas to guest star on Fox’s new thriller “The Following.” The “Dexter” star is said to play a former FBI agent and Ryan’s (Kevin Bacon) close friend named Tyson. [Huff Post TV]

“The Practice” alum Steve Harris has joined TNT’s pilot “Legends.” Harris will portray the head of a task force. [Deadline]

Tippi Hedren has been booked to appear on “Cougar Town.” “The Bird” actress will play a Hollywood legend who finds herself in the company of Jules and her father. [TV Guide]

Sam Anderson is joining “Justified.” The “Lost” alum will play a manipulative funeral director in a multi-episode arc on FX’s “Justified.” [TVLine]

Justin Bruening Joins ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Justified’ Promo Revealed and More!

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Justin Bruening is heading to Seattle Grace.

The “Ringer” alum has been cast to play a paramedic in a recurring role on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” according to TVLine.

Bruening is set to appear late January or early February on the series.

“Grey’s Anatomy” airs Thursdays at 9/8c on ABC.

More TV news…

  • Denis O’Hare (“True Blood”) has been booked to guest-star as Father Shea,  a Priest he portrayed on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” in an upcoming episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” [TVGuide]
  • “The Americans,” FX’s new 1980s-set spy drama starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, will debut in Wed., January 30 at 10/9c.
  • Fox has picked up animation series “Murder Police” with a 13-episode order,  from David A. Goodman (“Family Guy”) and Jason Ruiz.
  • J.K. Rowling’s Casual Vacancy is coming to a TV near you. BBC One has picked up the novel for a Television series. [EW]
  • DirecTV will air Kiefer Sutherland’s “24” starting Monday, Jan. 7 at 8/c.
  • Missing “Game of Thrones” as much as we are? Watch the behind-the-scenes clip of the HBO series below.
  • FX has revealed a teaser of “Justified‘s” upcoming fourth season, which kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 8.

‘Justified,’ ‘Anger Management’ And ‘Archer’ Return Dates Announced

JUSTIFIED: Timothy Olyphant as Raylan Givens. CR: Frank Ockenfels III / FX

FX has announced the winter premiere dates of “Justified,” “Anger Management,” and “Archer.”

The cable network revealed western series “Justified” will return on Jan. 8 at 10 p.m. ET.

Joe Mazzello Joins ‘Justified’

Charlie Sheen’s “Anger Management” will debut the second-half of its season on Thurs., Jan 17 with back-to-back episodes at 9 and 9:30 p.m. ET.

Meanwhile, “Archer” will return on Thurs., Jan. 17 at 10 p.m. ET. Debuting immediately after “Archer” is new original comedy series “Legit,” which premieres Thurs., Jan, 17 at 10:30 p.m. ET.

‘The Following’ Books Mike Colter & Warren Kole And More Casting News

Mike Colter Joins The Following

Mike Colter has joined Fox’s “The Following”

According to TVLine, “Ringer” alum will star as FBI agent Nick Donovan, who is brought in to supervise Joe Carroll’s (played by James Purefoy) case and Agent Hardy.

Also recurring on the thriller series is Warren Kole, TVLine reports. Kole, who starred on USA’s “Common Law” as Wes has been cast in “The Following.”

Kole will play a loyal servant of Joe Carroll, named Roderick.

‘The Following’ will premiere Mon., Jan. 21 at 9/8c p.m.

More casting news…

Kathleen Quinlan (“Apollo 13”) has joined “Chicago Fire” in a multi-episode arc as Lt. Matthew Casey’s (Jesse Spencer) mother. [THR]

Joe Mazzello has joined “Justified” in a recurring role. Mazzello will recur in a multi-episode arc as a preacher who has saved the lives of drug addicts. [Deadline]

Nancy Lee Grahn (“The General Hospital’) will guest star as a rich divorcee, Samantha Voss on “Castle.” [TVLine]

“Army Wives'” Sterling K. Brown has been cast on “Person Of Interest. Brown will play a narcotics detective Cal Beecher in a recurring role. [Deadline]

Kyle Harris has been tapped to play a college freshman, who dates Mouse, Carrie’s friend in a recurring role in “The Carrie Diaries.”  [THR]

Little J & E Returning to the Upper East Side? And More Casting News

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The whole clan is returning to “Gossip Girl.”

It appears Taylor Momsen and Connor Paolo, who currently stars on “Revenge” are returning to “Gossip Girl” for the series finale.

Kelly Rutherford tweeted a photo of Momsen and Paolo on set.

Earlier last week, EW reported Katie Cassidy who played Juliet Sharp “Gossip Girl” will reprise her role for the series finale.

Are you excited little J, and E might be returning for the series finale?

In other casting news…

Jason Mantzoukas (“The League”) will guest-star as Haley’s new co-worker and boyfriend (sorry, Dylan) in an upcoming episode of “Modern Family.” [EW]

Olympic winner Missy Franklin will guest star as herself on an upcoming episode of “Pretty Little Liars.”

Jessica Sanchez “American Idol” runner joins “Glee” in a recurring role, with details being kept under wraps. [TVLine]

“ER” vet Ron Eldard has been tapped to recur as Colt, a violent Sergeant, who bends the rules in the military police on “Justified’s” upcoming season. [TVLine]

“Chuck” alum Vik Sahay has been cast to play Akshay Mirza, an “eco-hip head of a funeral home,” who becomes a suspect in a case on “Bones.” [TVLine]

Bradley Whitford Heads to ‘Shameless’ And More Casting News

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Bradley Whitford has been cast to guest star on “Shameless.”

The paid cable network announced today, “The West Wing” alum will appear in multi-episode arc on “Shameless’s” upcoming season.

Whitford will star as Abraham, “a powerful, well-dressed, sophisticated gay man who is a political activist.”

“Shameless” third season premieres Sun., Jan. 13.

In other casting news…

“The View” co-host, and movie veteran Whoopi Goldberg has been cast in the seventh episode of “666 Park Avenue.” Goldberg will guest star as Drake’s longtime resident who uses hypnosis to help Jane understand the building’s supernatural nature. [EW]

Lisa Edelstein has been tapped to guest star on CBS’ “Elementary.” The “House” alum will appear on the seventh episode of the Sherlock drama as Heather Vanowen, the confident and charismatic CEO of a high-end PR consultancy, TVLine reports. Additionally, Callie Thorne, who stars on “Necessary Roughness,” has been to guest star as Terry D’Amico Gregson’s former partner, on the series. Thorne is set to appear in the drama’s sixth episode. [TVLine]

Daniel Henney (“Three Rivers”) will play Michael Noshimuri, Adam’s brother, who was just released from Penitentiary after serving 15 years on “Hawaii Five-0.” [TV Guide]

“King Of Queens”‘ alum Patton Oswalt has been booked to appear in “Justified’s” forthcoming fourth season. Oswalt will play Bob Sweeney, a local constable who attended high school with Raylan and has been hired by the lawman to watch Arlo’s house. [TVLine]

Robbie Amell (“Revenge”) heads to “1600 Penn” in a recurring role. Amell joins the cast as D.B., a handsome, sweet young man. [EW]

“Up All Night” has booked “Alphas” actress Azita Ghanizada to star as Ava’s new-found best friend. TVLine reports. In addition, Tony Hale, who starred on “Veep” will play Dr. Welborn, Reagan’s flirty dentist. [TV Guide]

Eric Stonestreet Joins The ‘Asylum’ And More Casting News

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Emmy award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet has been cast to appear in “American Horror Story: Asylum.”

According to TVLine, the “Modern Family” star will play a killer on the upcoming season of “AHS.” The two time Emmy winning actor’s character will share a scene with Laura, Sarah Paulson’s character, but other details about his character are being kept under wraps.

“American Horror Story: Asylum” premieres Oct. 17 on FX.

More casting news…

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who portrayed Clea, Jake’s social worker on “Touch” will not be returning to series’ forthcoming season. Apparently, Mbatha-Raw is leaving the series because she is no longer as integral to the plot as she was during the first season of the series. [Indiewire]

David Meunier, who currently stars on NBC’s “Revolution” is returning to “Justified.” Meunier has been booked to star in 10 more episodes of the upcoming season. [THR]

Taio Cruz will cameo in “90210’s” 100th episode which airs Nov.26. [TVLine]

Kathryn Hahn has been tapped to reprise her role as Jennifer Barkley, Ben’s boss on “Parks and Recreation.” [TV Guide]

Despite his breakdown on stage and checking into rehab, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong will appear on “The Voice” as Christina Aguilera’s team mentor. [Deadline]

Tone Bell Joins ‘Whitney’ And More Casting News

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Stand-up comedian Tone Bell has joined NBC’s sitcom “Whitney.”

According to TVLine, Tone Bell will play Alex’s buddy in the forthcoming season. Whitney Cummings told the site, Bell’s character, RJ is a “very sexy,  sort of new guy character friend” for her on-screen boyfriend played by Chris D’Elia.

Additionally, RJ “could maybe be a love interest” for the newly single, Zoe Lister Jones’ character Lily.

Bell recently appeared in VH1’s original series “Single Ladies.”

“Whitney” premieres Fri., Oct. 19 at 8/7c on NBC.

More casting news…

Brian Dennehy has landed a guest star role on “The Good Wife.” [HUFFPOST]

“The Finder” alum, Geoff Stults has joined “Ben and Kate.” Stults will recur on the new Fox comedy as a single parent and love interest for single mom Kate (Dakota Johnson). [The Hollywood Reporter]

Valarie Pettiford has been cast in “The Golden Boy.” Pettiford will play Chi McBride’s character’s wife on the midseason CBS drama. [Indiewire]

Amanda Schull who played a stalker in “One Tree Hill” is heading to “Suits.” The actress will play Katrina Bennett, an ambitious assitant attorney who butts head with Harvey in the second half of “Suits”‘ sophomore season. [THR]

Rita Wilson is playing Marnie’s mother on HBO’s “Girls.” [Hollywood]

“Justified” actors David Meunier and David Andrews, has been tapped to recur in NBC’s J.J. Abrams drama “Revolution.” Meunier will recur as Strasser, a “psychotic” militiaman who works for General Monroe (David Lyons). Andrews, on the other hand, will play O’Halloran, a family man and former police officer. [EW]

FX Renews ‘Louie,’ Orders More Russell Brand, & Martin Sheen to Join ‘Anger Management’

Emmy nominated Best Writing comedy series, “Louie” has been renewed for a fourth season.

FX’s entertainment president, John Landgraf announced the news earlier today at the Television Critics Association in Beverly Hills. Last Thursday, the comedy series was nominated for three Emmys: best writing, best director and lead actor in a comedy series, Landgraf said at TCA,  “we were obviously disappointed when show was not nominated for best comedy series.”

The series was renewed for a fourth season of 13 episodes.

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Russell Brand’s “Brand X’ received an order of seven more episodes that will air this fall, but the show will undergo some creative changes.

Although “Wilfred” has not been renewed, Landgraf told critics he expects the comedy to be around for “many years.”

Landgraf also expects “Justified” to remain on the network for “at least six seasons.”

Martin Sheen is set to appear on “Anger Management’ season finale as Charlie Goodson’s dad. The actor will be bumped up to a series regular if the series gets an order of 90 episodes. However, the decision won’t be made until the first season has been aired. But the renewal seems “very likely.”

Landgraf informed reporters at the TCA press tour, “What the entry of Martin Sheen’s character will do is it will give an extra dimension to the show and make it a multi-generational family show. The show will still deal with his relationship with his patients and the women in his life, but will also [expand to focus on his family].”