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Alexandra Metz Joins ‘Once Upon A Time,’ Heather Morris Returns to ‘Glee’ And More!

Alexandra Metz Joins Once Upon A Time

“Once Upon A Time” taps “The Original” alumna Alexandra Metz to play Rapunzel. Metz is set to make her “OUAT” debut in the Episode 14. [TVLine]

Heather Morris, Dianna Argon, Mark Salling, Amber Riley and Harry Shum will all return to “Glee” for the series 100th episode. [EW]

“Fringe” alum is heading “AHS: Coven.” Lance Reddick will play Papa Legba, “Coven‘s” version of “voodoo Satan.”  [EW]

The “Veronica Mars” movie official release date is set for March 14. [EW]

Syfy has ordered a supernatural drama series based on the 2010 film Legion.

“Teen Wolf” season 3 premiere debuts on MTV on Jan. 6. Watch “Teen Wolf” season 3 teaser trailer.

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Katie Couric Joins Yahoo News, ‘OUAT’ Adds ‘Covert Affairs’ Actor And More!

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Katie Couric is heading to Yahoo as a Global Anchor, beginning in 2014. [EW]

“Melissa & Joey” and “Baby Daddy”are to return to ABC Family with new episodes on Jan. 15 at 8/7c and 8:30 pm, respectively.

AMC orders pilots for “Galyntine” and “Knifeman.” [Variety]

RIP Brian. “Family Guy” kills off Brian. [TVLine]

“Covet Affairs” star Christopher Gorham will play “important character in the life of Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison)” on “Once Upon A Time. Details about his guest appearance character are under wraps. Gorham is set to appear on the show’s 12th episode. [EW]

HBO’s new series  “True Detective” trailer has been released. “True Detective” premieres Jan. 12 at 9 p.m. EST on HBO. Watch the  clip below.

‘Revolution’ Casts Rachel’s Dad And More Casting News

Stephen Collins Heads to Revolution

“7th Heaven” alum joins the “Revolution.”

According to TVLine, Stephen Collins has been cast to play Rachel’s father on “Revolution.”

“[He] brings an entirely new perspective on her, her upbringing,” executive producer Rockne S. O’Bannon told TVGuide during Comic-con. “He’s a very important part of the world we got to inhabit in the first part of the season.”

Meanwhile, Nicole Ari Parker has been booked in a recurring role as a “bright” Secretary Justine Allenford, according to Deadline.

“Revolution” returns Wed.,  Sept. 25 at 8/7c.

More casting news…

Naveen Andrews has been cast in a recurring role. “Lost” alum will play Jafar, the villain in Disney’s 1992 film Aladdin in “Once Upon A Time In Wonderland.”

“Alias” alum Michael Vartan will play Norma’s romantic interest for “Bates Motel” forthcoming season in a recurring role.  [TVLine]

Sean Maguire has been cast to replace Tom Ellis as Robin Hood on “Once Upon A Time.”  [EW]

Amy Acker, who stars as Roots has been promoted to series regular ahead of “Person of Interest’s” season 3. [EW]

Michelle Forbes, “‘The Killing” vet will recur on “Chicago Fire.” Forbes will play Gail McLeod, a high-ranking consultant with the State Fire Marshal’s office. [TVLine.]

Damon Wayans Jr. Returns to ‘New Girl’ And More Casting News

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Damon Wayans Jr. is returning to “New Girl.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wayans, Jr. will be reprising his role as Coach for at least four episodes in the upcoming third season of “New Girl.”

“Happy Endings” star originally appeared in the Fox comedy’s pilot episode, but was written off when “Happy Endings” received a second season pick up.

More casting news…

Robbie Kay joins “Once Upon A Time.” The “Pinocchio ” star will play one of Peter Pan’s Lost Boys. [TVLine]

James Franco will guest-star on the first two episodes of “The Mindy Project’s” upcoming season. Franco will play Dr. Paul Leotard, “a charismatic and popular doctor who replaces Mindy while she is in Haiti on a volunteer mission with her pastor boyfriend.” [EW]

Martin Donovan “Boss” and Shaun Taub “Iron Man” have joined “Homeland’s” upcoming season. Donovan will play Bennett, a partner at a DC law firm. Toub will recur as Majid Javadi, a Middle Eastern intelligence officer. [The Hollywood Reporter]

ABC Fall Premiere Dates Revealed: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 10 to Debut with Two-Hour Premiere

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ABC fall premiere dates were announced Tuesday.

“Grey’s Anatomy” season ten will debut with a two-hour premiere on Thurs. Sept. 26, while “Scandal” returns Oct. 3. Meanwhile, new series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “The Goldbergs,” “Trophy Wife,” and “Lucky 7” all premiere on Tues., Sept. 24.

Check out the full list below:

Friday, September, 6
“20/20,” 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET

Monday, September 16
“Dancing With The Stars,” 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET

Friday, September 20
“Last Man Standing,” 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET
“The Neighbors,” 8:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
“Shark Tank,” 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET

Monday, September 23
“Castle,” 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET

Tuesday, September 24
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET (series debut)
“The Goldbergs,” 9:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. ET (series debut)
“Trophy Wife,” 9:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET (series debut)
“Lucky 7,” 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET (series debut)

Wednesday, September 25
“The Middle,” 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET
“Back in the Game,” 8:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET (series debut)
“Modern Family,” 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET
“Nashville,” 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET

Thursday, September 26
“Grey’s Anatomy,” 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET

Sunday, September 29
“Once Upon A Time,” 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
“Revenge,” 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET
“Betrayal,” 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET (series debut)

Wednesday, October 2
“Super Fun Night,” 9:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET (series debut)

Thursday, October 3
“Scandal,” 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET

Sunday, October 6
“America’s Funniest Home Videos,” 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET

Thursday, October 10
“Once Upon A Time In Wonderland,” 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET (series debut)

 

‘Django Unchained’ Actor to Host ‘SNL’ And More Casting News

Christoph Waltz

Golden Globe winner and Oscar nominated Django Unchained actor Christoph Waltz will make his “Saturday Night Live” hosting on February 16, NBC announced Wednesday.

Waltz, who won an Oscar for his role Inglourious Basterds, will be joined by musical guest Alabama Shakes.

“Saturday Night Live” returns from a one-week hiatus on Feb. 9 with a new episode hosted by Justin Bieber will serve as the host and musical guest on Feb. 9.

More casting news…

Michael Urie (“Partners”) will guest star as an in-demand wedding planner on “Hot In Cleveland.” [EW]

Jamie Dornan will re-appear on “Once Upon A Time.” Dornan will reprise his role as Sheriff Graham on the ABC drama series. [TV Guide]

Bridesmaids Wendi McLendon-Covey will recur on Showtime’s new series “Masters of Sex.” McLendon will portray a human sexuality-centric series as a formidable female doctor who is a mentor to Lizzy Caplan’s leading lady. [Deadline]

Eric Mabius is heading to “Blue Bloods.” Mabius has been cast to guest star as Richard Rourke, a multi-millionaire philanthropist, on the drama series. [TVLine]

Maria Bello Leaving ‘Touch’ And More Casting News

Maria Bello is leaving Fox’s “Touch.”

Bello, who was upped as a series regular last season is reportedly leaving the series, according to TVLine. The “Prime Suspect” actress departure was reportedly a mutual decision between the actress and the “Touch” producers.

“Touch” returns on Feb. 8 with a two-hour Season 2 premiere at 8/7c.

More casting news…

George Takei is joining “The Neighbors” as an alien. The “Star Trek” actor will play Larry Bird’s father, who comes to earth with “a big announcement.” [THR].

Chris Caldovino is set to return to “Boardwalk Empire” in a recurring role as Tonino Sandrelli. [NY Post]

“1600 Penn” actor Benjamin Stockham will appear on “Once Upon a Time.” Stockham will portray Owen, a young boy in the 17th episode of the ABC drama series. [THR]

Cassidy Freeman has been tapped to appear on “Once Upon A Time.” The “Smallville” actress will play Jack in a “Jack And The Beanstalk” storyline. [TVLine]

Natalie Martinez and Alex Koch have heading “Under The Dome.” Martinez has been cast as an ambitious Deputy Linda, while Koch will play Junior Rennie, the son of a local politician on the CBS series. [THR]

Rena Sofer Joins ‘Once Upon A Time’ And More Casting News

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“General Hospital” alum is heading to ABC’s magical tale “Once Upon A Time.”

According to TV Guide, Rena Sofer has been nabbed to play Queen Eva, Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin)’s mother, who will be featured in flashbacks.

The site reports, Sofer is slated to appear in at least one episode, which is scheduled to air in March.

More casting news…

Dylan Walsh, “Nip/Tuck” vet has been booked to appear on “Castle.” The actor will play Agent Harris, a FBI investigator who teams up with Castle and Beckett to help unravel a plan to kidnap a Middle Eastern businessman’s daughter. [TVLine]

Salma Hayek is set to return to “30 Rock.” Hayek will reprise her role as nurse Elisa, Jack’s ex, in the series hour-long finale. [EW]

“The Soul Man” actress Niecy Nash is heading to “Ben and Kate.” Nash will guest-star as Roz, the soon-to-be-ex-wife of Buddy (Rob Corddry) the bar owner. [TVLine]

‘OUAT’ Enlists A Charmed One And More Casting News

Rose McGowan Joins OUAT

A Charmed one is joining “Once Upon A Time.”

According to Deadline, Rose McGowan has been booked to star as young Cora on the ABC drama series.

McGowan whose credits include “Law & Order: SVU” and “Nip/Tuck” will appear in an origin episode that will delve into the evil queen’s back-story.

“Once Upon A Time” returns on Sunday, Jan 6. at 8/7c.

More casting news…

Jason Schwartzman to guest star on “Parks and Recreation.” The “Bored to Death” alum will play Dennis Lerpiss, the owner of Pawnee’s only independent-movie video store. Dennis enlists Leslie to get Pawnee VideoDome designated as a historical landmark. [The Huffington Post]

Toni Trucks (“Made In Jersey”) will recur on the upcoming NBC drama series “Do No Harm” as Dr. Patricia Rivers. [TVLine]

“Treme” alum is heading to Michael J. Fox’s comedy. Wendell Pierce has been cast to play Fox’s character’s friend and former boss at a local TV station. [THR]

“Bones” adds a squint. “Frasier” alum Brian Klugman is joining the Jeffersonian as the newest intern, Oliver Wells, who has four degrees and isn’t at all intimidated by Brennan. [TVLine]

‘Up All Night’ Adds New Showrunner, ‘Call The Midwife’ Season 2 Premiere Date Announced, PaleyFest to Feature ‘OUAT’, ‘Revolution’ and More

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“Up All Night” is getting a new showrunner. “Nurse Jackie” co-creator Linda Wallem will serve as the comedy’s new showrunner and executive producer, Deadline announced earlier this week.

PBS announced the holiday special of “Call The Midwife” airs Sunday, December 30 at 7:30 p.m. ET and Season 2 debuts March 31 at 8 p.m.

The Paley Center announced earlier this week, that next year’s PaleyFest will feature “Once Upon A Time,” “The Newsroom” and “Revolution.” The full schedule for the event will be announced Jan. 9. [Twitter]

“Leverage” fifth season finale could potentially be its last, says creator Dean Devlin. [EW]

The CW is replacing canceled freshman series ‘Emily Owens’ M.D. with new series “Cult.” The new thriller “Cult” will premiere Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 9/8c. Below is a promo.

Style Network has given the green light to “Styled to Rock,” a fashion design competition exec-produced by and starring Rihanna.

ABC has ordered 13 episodes of a  ‘X Files’ type drama “Weird Desk.” [EW]

USA Network has picked up sci-fi drama pilot from “The Walking Dead’s” executive producer Gale Anne Hurd. “Horizon” follows a FBI secretary who believes her husband was killed battling a spaceship, during WWII.

“Love And Hip Hop” return for a third season 3 Monday, January 7th at 8 p.m. on VH1.

The new season of “Kathy” will debut Thurs., Jan, 10th at 10/9c.

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