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‘All My Children’ Cancelled, Lifetime Picks Up ‘Under the Gunn’ And More!

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Online soap opera, “All My Children” has been cancelled.  [Huffington Post]

The old English poem, Beowulf could be a become Syfy series. [EW]

FXX cancels Comedian W. Kamau Bell’s ’ “Totally Biased.”

Lifetime greenlights Tim Gunn’s “Under the Gunn.” [Variety]

TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Perception” will launch their winter episodes on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 9/8c and 10 pm, respectively.

“Intelligence,” which was set to premiere Monday, Feb. 24, will debut at an earlier time on Jan. 13, one week after “Hostages” wraps its 15-episode run with a two-hour finale.

Comedy Central cancels “The Jeselnik Offensive” after two seasons.

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‘Real Word’ Returns to San Francisco, TNT Renews ‘Rizzoli & Isles; And Two More Dramas and More!

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TNT renews “Major Crimes,” “Perception” and “Rizzoli and Isles.”  [EW]

“Top Chef New Orleans” debuts on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 10/9c.

Want some scoop on “Revenge’s” forthcoming season? Click here.

E! orders six more episodes of “Total Divas.” [Variety]

“The Real World” will return to San Francisco for its 29th season in 2014.

Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, and One Direction join the list of artists performing at the MTV VMAs.

“White Collar‘s” fifth season will debut on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 9/8c. While, “Covert Affairs” kicks off at 10/9c on Oct. 17. “Modern Family” reruns, meanwhile, premieres Sept. 24 at 8/7c, five nights a week.

TNT Announces ‘Dallas,’ ‘Southland,’ Premiere Dates, Sets Two Series Premieres

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J.R.’s hairy eyebrows will return for a second season sooner than you think.

Earlier today, TNT announced its winter lineup and premiere dates of returning and new series.

TNT’s hit drama, “Dallas” will return Jan. 28 at 9 p.m. ET, for a 2-hour second season premiere. Meanwhile, “Southland” returns to the streets of LA, for its fifth season debut on Feb. 13 at 10 p.m. ET.

While, “Rizzoli & Isles” and “Leverage” will continue their season on Nov. 27.

Whereas, new series “Monday Mornings,” a new medical drama produced by David E. Kelley and based on a book by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, will debut Monday, Feb. 4, at 10 p.m. ET. The series stars Ving Rhames, Alfred Molina and Jamie Bamber.

Lastly, on Feb. 27, TNT’s new unscripted series “Boston’s Finest” will launch its debut. From executive producer Donnie Wahlberg, “Boston’s Finest” (working title) follows the Boston Police Department, encompassing multiple units including the exclusive and highly decorated Gang Unit.

‘Lost’ Alum Joins ‘Mentalist’ And More Casting News

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“Scandal” alum Henry Ian Cusick has joined “The Mentalist.”

According to Deadline, the “Lost” alum will join the crime drama as Tommy Volker, a rich playboy who might be tied to a reporter’s murder. Cusick has been cast to recur for a three-episode arc in the series’ upcoming fifth season.

Until recently, Cusick was a series regular on ABC’s “Scandal.”

“The Mentalist” returns Sun., at 9 p.m. on CBS.

In other casting news…

“So You Think You Can Dance” season 9 winners: Eliana Girard and Chehon Wespi-Tschopp has been nabbed to play Katarina Wirz and Rocko respectively in an upcoming dancing episode on “Bones.”Joining them are judges Mary Murphy and Tyce Diorio, who will be playing themselves, and former contestant and occasional choreographer Dmitry Chaplin, who will play a dancing pro in the episode. [TVLine]

“Parenthood” star Lauren Graham will guest star as a college friend, former co-worker and ex-lover of Ryan (Matthew Perry) on “Go On.” [EW]

“Malcolm In The Middle’s” mom Jane Kaczmarek will stop by “The Middle.” The Emmy nominee actress will play Patricia Heaton’s Frankie career-college teacher. [THR]

Chelan Simmons (Wonderfalls) has been cast in NBC’s “Hannibal.” Bryan Fuller shared the casting scoop via Twitter; Simmons is said to play her “Wonderfalls'” character on the midseason series.

“Rizzoli & Isles’s” Bruce McGill has tapped a potential recurring role on “The Good Wife.” The veteran actor will portray a legend lawyer, who has argued in front of the Supreme Court more times than anyone else, and also served as a consultant to four U.S. Presidents. [TVLine]

Olivia Munn is joining the adorkable comedy “New Girl” for an arc this season. Munn is set to Angie, Nick’s (Jake Johnson) sexy love interest. [Deadline]

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TNT Orders a Fourth Season of “Rizzoli & Isles”

TNT has ordered a fourth season of “Rizzoli & Isles.”

The fourth season of 15 episodes is slated to air next year. The drama follows Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon) and Maur Isles (Sasha Alexander) characters developed from Tess Gerritsen best-selling crime novels.

“Anchoring a new night in its third season, Rizzoli & Isles has proven itself to be a strong and enduring hit, not only in terms of the great storylines and performances, but also in terms of the show’s stellar ratings,” said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM). “We’re thrilled that Rizzoli & Isles will continue to be a vital part of the TNT lineup.”

“Rizzoli & Isles” currently airs Tues., at 9/8c on TNT. 

Weekly TV News: “Private Practice,” Andy Samberg, and More.

Hey TV gleeks! A lot happened this week in our TV world. But first, the news.

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Juicy/sad news! Tim Daly won’t be returning to “Private Practice,” “Grey’s Anatomy” spin-off. Daly tweeted, “wonderful fans of PP, Shonda informed my agent today that Pete wont be returning for season 6. It was a great 5 yrs. R.I.P. Pete Wilder.”

Deadline reports, that Kate Walsh, the main star who plays Dr. Addison Montgomery might not be returning for a seventh season if the series is renewed. It was also speculated this week that season six was picked up for 13 episodes. So far the ABC hasn’t commented on these reports.

Tim Daly is not the only actor who fired by Shonda Rhimes this year, Chyler Leigh and Kim Raver, stars of “Grey’s Anatomy” were also let go this season.

Will you watch PP without Kate Walsh?

BET’s ‘106 & Park’ Hosts Are Leaving.

Who else is leaving “SNL?” Well, Andy Samberg is. Just two weeks after Kirsten Wiig graduated from “SNL” Andy Samberg confirmed he is leaving NBC’s sketch series. According to New York Times, Samberg said he would not return to the show next season. Samberg said, “it’s an incredibly emotional and strange moment in my life. Obviously it’s not a huge shock, but I did officially decide not to come back.” Andy Samberg, has been on “SNL” since 2005, and is best known for bringing viral digital shorts to the sketch show. Samberg along with his Lonely Island cohorts Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone created viral hits such as: “Lazy Sunday,” “I Just Had Sex,” “Motherlover,” and “D*ck in a Box” which featured Justin Timberlake. In case you haven’t seen the tearful goodbye of Kristin Wiig, click here.

‘True Blood’ Season 5 Trailer: “You survive, You Always Do.”.

More sad news. Kathryn Joosten, “Desperate Housewives” intrusive but loving neighbor, Karen McKluskey passed away Friday after batting lung cancer for years. She was 72. Joosten starred in “The West Wing,” “Scrubs,” “General Hospital” and more. During “Desperate Housewives” series finale which aired three weeks ago, Kathryn Joosten’s character Mrs. McKluskey died onscreen. I’m glad she got to wrap up the series with the other girls. RIP Kathryn Joosten.

Richard Dawson, the original host of TV’s “Family Feud,” passed away Saturday night. He was 79. Gary, Dawson’s son shared the news via Facebook, saying, “It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my father passed away this evening from complications due to esophageal cancer. He was surrounded by his family. He was an amazing talent, a loving husband, a great dad, and a doting grandfather. He will be missed but always remembered.” RIP Richard Dawson.

‘The Newsroom’: The News Revitalized..

In other TV news, “Nurse Jackie” was renewed for a fifth season last week.

It is not too early to mark your calendar for this event. The 55th annual Grammy Awards is set to air on Feb. 10 of 2013. The Grammy Nominations Concert is set to air live on CBS Dec. 5, 2012. “Music’s biggest night,” the Grammys will air live from L.A.’s Staples Center from 8-11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

TLC’s reality series “Toddles & Tiaras is getting a spin-off series. The series, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” will follow Alana, a six-year-old pageant contestant as she and her family do things such as “off-road driving and eat road kill for dinner.” The reality series premieres in August.

BET Awards Nominees Announced.

“Boss” which stars Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer season two official trailer was released. In the Season 2 trailer of “Boss,” Mayor Tom Kane (Kelsey Grammer) returns to his duties as the mayor of Chicago despite his illness. The trailer features Sanaa Lathan, Tip Harris and more. Season 2 of “Boss” premieres Friday, August 17 at 9 p.m. ET on Starz.

More summer series are returning/premiering this week, check out list below

  • “Secret Millionaire” (Season 3 premiere) airs Sun., June 3, 8 p.m. ET on ABC
  • “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” (Season 2 premiere) airs Sun., June 3, 9 p.m. ET on ABC
  • “Drop Dead Diva” (Season 4 premiere) airs Sun., June 3, 9 p.m. ET on Lifetime
  • “The Glades” (Season 3 premiere) Sun, June 3, 9 p.m. ET on A&E
  • “Longmire” (Series premiere) Sun., June 3, 10 p.m. ET on A&E
  • “Teen Wolf” (two-part Season 2 premiere) Sun., June 3, 11 p.m. ET & Mon., June 4, 10 p.m. ET on MTV
  • “Hell’s Kitchen” two-night (Season 10 premiere) Mon., June 4, 8 p.m. ET & Tues., June 5, 8 p.m. ET on Fox
  • “MasterChef” (two-night Season 3 premiere) Mon., June 4, 9 p.m. ET & Tues., June 5, 9 p.m. ET on Fox
  • “Push Girls” (series premiere) Mon., June 4, 10 p.m. ET on Sundance
  • “Pretty Little Liars” (Season 3 premiere) Tues., June 5, 8 p.m. ET on ABC Family
  • “Jane By Design” (Season 1 summer premiere) Tues., June 5, 9 p.m. ET on ABC Family
  • “The Glee Project” (Season two premiere) will star “Glee” stars Naya Rivera, who plays Santana on the series, Cory Monteith, Lea Michele, and Samuel Larsen will appear as mentors on the Oxygen reality show. The sophomore season of “The Glee Project” kicks off on Tuesday, June 5 at 10 p.m. ET
  • “Rizzoli & Isles” (Season 3 premiere) Tues., June 5, 9 p.m. ET on TNT
  • “Franklin & Bash” (Season 2 premiere) Tues., June 5, 10 p.m. ET on TNT
  • “Royal Pains” (Season 4 premiere) Wed., June 6, 9 p.m. ET on USA
  • “Necessary Roughness” (Season 2 premiere) Wed., June 6, 10 p.m. ET on USA
  • “Love in the Wild” (two-hour Season 2 premiere) Thurs., June 7, 8 p.m. ET on NBC
  • “Saving Hope” (series premiere) Thurs., June 7, 10 p.m. ET on NBC
  • “Comedy Bang! Bang!” (series premiere) Fri., June 8, 10 p.m. ET on IFC
  • “Bunk” (series premiere) Fri., June 8, 10:30 p.m. ET on IFC

That’s it for this week folks! Have a great week.