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‘Scandal’ Casts Khandi Alexander, ‘Treme’ Season 4 Trailer Released And More!

“Treme” star, Khandi Alexander has been cast in the recurring role of Maya Lewis, the late mother of Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) on ABC’s “Scandal.” [The Hollywood Reporter]

History network to remake the “Roots.” [Variety]

“Lilyhammer” eight-episode second season debuts Friday, Dec. 13 on Netflix.

Hulu renews “Quick Draw” for season 2.

Damon Wayans Jr., who plays Coach on “New Girl” has been upped as a special guest star for the rest of the season. [EW]

Lifetime cancels  Jennifer Love Hewitt starring series “The Client List.”

Watch “Treme” final season trailer below.

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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.

‘Saturday Night Live:’ Kerry Washington to Host

KERRY WASHINGTONIt’s handled! Kerry Washington is heading to Studio 8H.

The “Scandal” actress will make her “Saturday Night Live” debut on Nov. 2, with six-time musical guest Eminem, NBC announced Wednesday.

Preceding the Gladiator’s debut, Academy Award nominated actor Edward Norton will make his first appearance as “SNL” host on October 26, accompanied by musical guest Janelle Monáe.

‘Scandal,’ A New Series By Shonda Rhimes.

From the creator and executive producers of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice” comes Scandal, a drama revolving around the life and work of a professional crisis manager and her dysfunctional staff. The upcoming series stars: Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Henry Ian Cusick as Stephen Finch, Columbus Short as Harrison Wright, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene and Tony Goldwyn as Fitzgerald Grant, President of the United States. Scandal is an upcoming drama series premiering this mid-season on ABC.

The show follows Olivia Pope has she protects and defends the public images of the nation’s elites and keeps their secrets out of the media. Olivia is a former communications director of the President; Olivia left the White House to open her own crisis management firm, Olivia Pope and Associates. Olivia hopes to start a new chapter in her life, she discovers she cannot rid herself of her past.

Scandal (TV show) Guillermo Diaz, Darby Stanchfield, Columbus Short, Jeff Perry, Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn, Kerry Washington and Henry Ian Cusick (from left)

Olivia Pope’s dysfunctional staff includes: Stephen Finch (Henry Ian Cusick), a womanizer who is trying to settle down and have a family; Harrison Wright (Columbus Short), an efficient litigator; Huck (Guillermo Diaz), an extremely hacker with a CIA past; Abby Whelan (Darby Stanchfield), is the firm’s investigator; and Quinn Perkins (Katie Lowes), the new addition of the firm.

Scandal is one of the anticipated drama series of the season. Check out the trailer below, Yay or Nay ?

Click here for the first ten minutes of “Scandal.”

Will you watch Scandal?

Scandal premieres  Thursday, April 5 at 10/9 EST on ABC.