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‘So You Think You Can Dance’: Fox Orders Season 10 of ‘SYTYCD’

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Fox orders more ‘Dance.”

“So You Think You Can Dance” has been picked up for a tenth season, Fox announced Thursday.

“I couldn’t be more proud of the amazing work that Nigel [Lythgoe] and the entire ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ team has done over the past nine seasons,” Fox’s president of Alternative Entertainment Mike Darnell said. “This show is truly one of the most compelling series on television and I can’t wait to bring it back for Season 10.”

The Emmy-winning dance competition show, with auditions kicking off on Fri., Jan. 18, 2013, ranked No. 1 in its time period among adults 18-49, and adults 18-34 demographic.

“So You Think You Can Dance” season 10 is slated to premiere in Summer 2013.

Dylan Walsh Joins ‘Revenge’ And More Casting News

Dylan Walsh is heading to “Revenge.”

The “Nip/Tuck” alum has booked a multi-episode arc on the drama series.

Walsh who recently starred on CBS “Unforgettable” as Al Burns will play Jason Prosser, Conrad Grayson’s rival hedge fund manager.

“Revenge” airs Sundays at 9/8c on ABC.

In other casting news…

“Go On” has promoted the Cat lady. Sarah Baker, who plays Sonia on the comedy series has been promoted to a series regular. [Deadline]

Billy Dee Williams (“Star Wars”) has been tapped to play himself on “Modern Family.” Additionally, Nathan Lane, who currently recurs on “The Good Wife” will reprise his role as Pepper, Cam and Mitch’s friend on the ABC comedy series. [EW]

Kyle MacLachlan (“Desperate Housewives”) will appear on “The Good Wife” in a multi-episode arc. Details surrounding his character are scare, but the “Sex and the City” alum will appear opposite Alan Cumming, who plays Eli Gold. [EW]

Brandon T. Jackson has booked a role on “Beverly Hills Cop.” Jackson will play Axel Foley’s (Eddie Murphy) son Aaron, in the CBS pilot. [THR]

Chad Michael Collins who recently starred on “Last Resort” has been booked to play Dr. Whale’s brother Gerhardt. Collins will appear in the season’s 12th episode. [TVLine]

‘The Newsroom’ Casts ‘United States of Tara’ Alums

Grace Gummer will recur in “The Newsroom‘s” second season as a reporter covering the Mitt Romney campaign. [THR]

Dean Winters will reprise his role on “30 Rock” as Liz’s ex Dennis Duffy on the series’ final episode. [Vulture]

Jeanine Mason Season 5 winner of “So You Think You Can Dance,” has been cast to recur on “Bunheads.” The dance champion will recur on the series as Paradise newcomer. She joins the series with Niko Pepaj as close, well-traveled, smart, artistic siblings. [THR ]

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

Henry Ian Cusick, Scandal, The Mentalist

“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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Weekly TV News: ‘Mrs. Eastwood and Company,’ BET And More.

Hello awesome readers!

It was rumored, and now it has finally been confirmed. Britney Spears and Demi Lovato are the new “X Factor” judges! The news was released earlier this week. Spears and Lovato will replace the former females judges of “X Factor” Scherzinger and Abdul. The singing competition returns Wednesdays this fall on FOX.

In other news, the 2013-2013 primetime lineup of CBSCWFOXABC, and NBC were announced earlier this week.

The Kardashians are back. E! hit reality series “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” kicks off tomorrow night at 9/8c with an hour premiere . The seventh season of the “Kardashians” will consists of 18-hour long episodes, which is more than the previous seasons. Below is the trailer, take a peek.

 

 

Also kicking off with an hour premiere is E!’s “Mrs. Eastwood and Company.” The reality show stars Dina Eastwood, Clint Eastwood’s wife, his two teenage daughters, Francesca and Morgan, and an a cappella group, called Overtone. The reality show will follow the life and of Dina as she manages her career, family, and love. The series premieres at 10/9c on E!

 

Meanwhile, more summer series are returning/premiering this week:

“Rookie Blue,” Season 3 premieres on Thurs., May 24, 10/9c p.m. on ABC. Five witty, rookie cops, spice things up with their personal relationships as they train to be police officers.

“So You Think You Can Dance,” Season 9 premieres on Thurs., May 24 8/7c p.m. on Fox; moves to regular time slot on Wed., May 30, 8/7c p.m. The big news? This season will crown two winners, a male and a female. Read more here.

“Duets,” two-hour series premieres on Thurs., May 24, 8/7c p.m. on ABC. The network first singing competition will star Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles as not only judges but also partners, singing partners with their chosen contestants.

“Men at Work,” series premiere on Thurs., May 24, 10/9c on TBS. The series follows four friends: Danny Masterson as Milo, James Lesure as Gibbs, Adam Busch as Neal, Michael Cassidy as Tyler as they navigate life, love and friendships. The season will consist of ten episodes.

Sad news “Game” fans! The main characters Pooch Hall (Derwin) and Tia Mowry (Melanie) will not return for the sixth season of “The Game.” It was confirmed earlier this week, BET has said that it is “in the process of reworking the casting and storyline.” Although, producers hope Pooch and Tia will pop in occasionally to “make several guest appearances.”

More BET news, it was also confirmed this week that Terrence J and Rocsi, the hosts of “106 and Park” will be leaving the show after seven years. The duo is moving on to better and bigger things, Terrence J continues to rock Hollywood with movies like “Think Like A Man” and “Burlesque.” While, Rocsi is the host of a national syndicated radio show, ‘Rocsi On The Radio’ and will be pursuing a career in acting.

Glee news! During FOX’s upfront this week, Ryan Murphy, the creator of “Glee” confirmed that the main cast of the hit show will return for the fourth season. In addition, Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker will guest-star on “Glee” next season. To read more click here. The third season of “Glee” wraps up next Tues., May 22 on FOX.

That’s it for this week folks!

Weekly TV News: ‘The Killing,’ Fox, & Showtime.

Hi guys, it is Atawewe here with your weekly TV news! A lot of premiere dates were announced this week, among them was Fox’s summer schedule.

The ninth season of ”So You Think You Can Dance” returns Thurs., May 24 at 8 p.m. ET with a two-hours premiere. But there will not be a result show this season. “Hell’s Kitchen” tenth season  kicks off  Tues, May 29 at 8 p.m. ET. “Hell’s Kitchen” then moves to Mon., begins on June 4, at 9 p.m. All-new episodes of “Hell’s Kitchen” will air on Mondays and Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET. Also announced this week was “MasterChef” which is set to premiere immediately after ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ at 9 p.m. ET.

‘Hotel Hell’ debuts this summer on Fox. The new series is set to premiere Mon., June 4 at 8 p.m. ET. The reality show follows Chef Gordon Ramsey as he improves America’s worst and dirtiest hotels.

More Fox news, “Bones” was renewed yesterday for an eighth season. The crime-solving series returns Mon., April 2 at 8/7c on Fox. Below is a sneak peek of the next episode.

The Premieres:

The premiere dates of “Nurse Jackie”, “Borgias”, and “The Big C” were released this week. The shows are scheduled  to premiere April 8 on Showtime “Nurse Jackie” returns 9 p.m. ET, “The Big C’ returns half an hour later at 9:30 p.m. and rounding off the night is the Roman-Catholic family series, “Borgias” at 10 p.m. ET.

“Game of Thrones” season two kicks off Sunday, April 1 at 9/8c on HBO, also premiering Sun., is “The Killing”. Season two premiers 9/8c with a two-hours season premiere on AMC.

Lastly, the dance reality series, “ABDC” returns to MTV on Wednesday.

Juicy news: Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina will make her acting debut on TBS. The 19-year-old will be a recurring cast on Tyler Perry’s sitcom “For Better or Worse.”

Lastly, “The View” co-host, Whoopi Goldberg will guest-star in a couple of episodes on “Glee.” Lindsay Lohan is also schedule to guest-star in an upcoming episode of “Glee.”