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Lena Dunham Heads to ‘Scandal’

Lena_Dunham_to guest star on Scandal Lena Dunham is visiting Washington, D.C.

The “Girls” actress and creator has been cast to guest-star on an upcoming  episode of “Scandal,” which is scheduled to air in March, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Dunham’s character details are kept top-secret but her character may have a connection to OPA.

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‘The Strain’ Adds Regina King, ‘Friday Night Lights’ Movie Dies And More!

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“Southland” actress Regina King has been cast to star in FX’s new series “The Strain.” King will play an accomplished manager of a philandering rockstar (Jack Kesy) in a recurring role. [Deadline]

“Friday Night Live” movie is not happening. [TVLine]

MTV cancels “Teen Mom 3.” [Huffington Post]

ABC cuts “Scandal” season 3 episodes from 22 to 18 in wake of Kerry Washington’s pregnancy announcement.

More “Scandal” news. “Major Crimes” vet Jon Tenney will star as Melie’s potential love interest, Andrew on the ABC drama series. [Huffington Post]

Adult Swim renews “The Eric Andre Show” for a third season.

‘Arrow’ Casts ‘Spartacus’ Alumna, FX Orders ‘The Strain’ And More

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FX picks up Guillermo del Toro’s “The Strain.” [EW]

“Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes to pen memoir, set to be release in 2015. [Variety]

Hulu renews “Behind the Mask” for a second season.

Anderson Cooper renews his CNN contract through 2016. [The Hollywood Reporter]

“Spartacus” alumna Katrina Law has been cast as Nyssa al Ghul on “Arrow.” Ghul is described as a member of the League of Assassins who arrives in Starling City looking for fellow Assassin Sara Lance, The Black Canary. [TV Guide]

“Entourage” creator Doug Ellin announced Wednesday that production on the HBO comedy’s movie begins Jan. 16. “Getting pumped,” he shared via Instagram.

‘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.

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.

‘Teen Wolf’ Second Half Season 3 Premiere Announced, TV Land Orders More ‘Exes’ And More!

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“Teen Wolf’s” season 3 will return on Jan. 6, 2014. Watch the trailer here.

“Psych: The Musical” will air a two-hour episode on Dec. 15.

The “Simpsons” will be spending with the Griffins. The episode titled “The Simpsons Guy,” Homer & Co. will be featured in an episode of “Family Guy.” 

Need to catch up on “Scandal?” Well, you are in luck. BET will air two 14-hour “Scandal” marathons on Saturday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 17, starting at 8 am. Then on Wed, Aug. 21 at 9 pm, BET will the series run-to-date with the final two episodes of Season 2.

TV Land has ordered an additional 10 episodes of its comedy series “The Exes.”

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)

 

‘Boardwalk Empire’ Trailer, ‘Glee Project’ Cancelled And More!

Oxygen cancels “The Glee Project.” [EW]

“American Dad” is heading TBS. Get the details here. [Variety]

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VHI has renewed series “Hit the Floor” for a second season.

OWN picks up a 8-part docu-series following Lindsay Lohan. [Variety]

BET gets an early syndication deal of “Scandal.” [Variety]

“Only kings understand each other.” HBO has aired a trailer of the upcoming season of “Boardwalk Empire.’ The trailer introduces viewers to a new gangster (or doctor) from Harlem, Valentin Narcisse (Jeffrey Wright). “Boardwalk Empire” season 4 will premiere on Sunday, September 8 at 9/8c.

‘Scandal’ Scoop: Scott Foley Promoted To Series Regular.

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Sorry Gladiators, Jake Ballard is here to stay.

Scott Foley, who plays Jake Ballard on ABC’s “Scandal” has been upped to a series regular ahead of the third season premiere, according to Entertainment Weekly.

“I’m thrilled to join such a talented, enthusiastic and professional group of people,” Foley said in a statement. “Shonda [Rhimes] and company have created a troupe of layered complex characters and to be able to be part of that is both exciting and humbling.”

Foley joined “Scandal” mid-season, towards the end of season 2 as Jake, Olivia’s love interest, an MI6 Agent and the President’s Friend.

“Scandal” returns this fall on ABC.

Are you excited Ballard is sticking around?