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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.

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Lindsay Lohan Heads to ‘Anger Management’ And More Casting News

Lindsay Lohan Heads to Anger Management

Lindsay Lohan is getting some “Anger Management.”

According to Inside TV, The ‘Liz & Dick’ actress will play herself in the comedy series second season. In the episode, which is set to air in April, Lohan will develop a romantic relationship with Sheen’s character Charlie after becoming his patient.

More casting news…

“Homeland” vet Jamey Sheridan is heading to “NCIS.” Sheridan has been cast to portray NCIS Agent Timothy McGee’s father, Admiral John McGee. [TVLine]

Shaq is joining to “Southland.” The NBA legend will play Officer Earl Dayton, a cop who reunites with his former police academy buddy Officer John Cooper at the funeral of a notorious gangster. [Access Hollywood]

Misha Collins has been promoted to series regular for “Supernatural” Season 9. [Huffington Post ]

‘Southland’ Books Anthony Ruivivar & Annie Monroe And More Casting News

“Southland” is adding Anthony Ruivivar and Annie Monroe.

Ruivivar and Monroe have been cast to appear in the drama series upcoming fifth season, according to Deadline.

“Major Crimes'” actor Ruivivar will play Lucero in a recurring role. Lucero is described as “veteran Los Angeles police officer and a Mexican American born and raised in East Los Angeles.”

Meanwhile, Monroe has been booked to play a love interest for Ben McKenzie’s Ben Sherman.

More casting news…

David Zayas to guest star on Fox’s new thriller “The Following.” The “Dexter” star is said to play a former FBI agent and Ryan’s (Kevin Bacon) close friend named Tyson. [Huff Post TV]

“The Practice” alum Steve Harris has joined TNT’s pilot “Legends.” Harris will portray the head of a task force. [Deadline]

Tippi Hedren has been booked to appear on “Cougar Town.” “The Bird” actress will play a Hollywood legend who finds herself in the company of Jules and her father. [TV Guide]

Sam Anderson is joining “Justified.” The “Lost” alum will play a manipulative funeral director in a multi-episode arc on FX’s “Justified.” [TVLine]

Regina King Heads to ‘The Big Bang Theory’ And More Casting News

“The Big Bang Theory” has cast “Southland” star Regina King for a guest role.

According to THR, King will play Mrs. Davis, the director of human resources at the university where Sheldon works. Sheldon gets in a sticky situation after having an uncomfortable conversation with his sexy assistant, Alex (Margo Harshman).

King’s episode is set to air in January.

More casting news …

“Heroes” vet Sendil Ramamurthy is joining “Hot In Cleveland.” Remamurthy will play a pediatrician on the comedy series. [TVLine]

Tim Allen’s former “Home Improvement” co-star Richard Karn, has been cast to play Bill, “a gruff good old boy and the Outdoor Man’s original architect” on “Last Man Standing.” [TVLine]

‘Last Man Standing’ Receive Additional Episode Pickup

Richard Dean Anderson has been tapped to play himself in an upcoming episode of “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23.” [THR]

Diane Farr is heading to “Private Practice.” The “Numb3rs” alumna will appear as Miranda in a multi-episode arc on the series. [TV Guide]

‘House of Lies’ Books Lisa Edelstein And More Casting News

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Lisa Edelstein is heading to “House of Lies.”

Showtime reports, the “House” alumna will guest star in a two episode arc on the comedy “House of Lies.” Edelstein will play Brynn, a smart and sexy political consultant whom Marty (Don Cheadle) encounters on one of his assignments.

“House of Lies” returns for a second season on Sunday, Jan. 13th at 10/9c.

More casting news…

“One Tree Hill” alum Chad Michael Murray will appear in multiple episode arc on “Southland.” Murray will Dave Mendoza, a likable cop who’s a “bit of a loose cannon.” [TVLine]

Marin Ireland (“Homeland”) will play Amanda, a “sweet and fragile woman” on “The Following.” [THR]

Cee Lo Green will guest star as himself on Charlie Sheen’s “Anger Management.” [TVLine]

“Resident Evil” alumna Sienna Guillory will play Idris Elba’s Luther love interest on “Luther.” [TVLine]

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.

Adam Rodriguez Heads to ‘Goodwin Games’ And More Casting News

Adam Rodriguez is joining Fox’s new comedy in a recurring role.

According to EW,The former “CSI: Miami” star is heading to Fox’s “Goodwin Games.” Rodriguez has been tapped to play Ivan, a math professor and potential love interest of Chloe (Becki Newton).

The new series follows three siblings who stand to inherit millions from their deceased father’s if they compete in challenging games.

“The Goodwin Games” premieres early 2013.

In other casting news…

“Jericho” alum Brad Beyer has been cast in a two-episode arc on “NCIS.” Beyer has been cast as Marine Capt. Joe Westcott, an upstanding unit leader who returns home after touring in Afghanistan. [TV Guide]

Maria Thayer Forgetting Sarah Marshall has been tapped to play Nick’s college girlfriend, Amelia in “New Girl.” Thayer is set to appear in the Halloween episode of the adorkable comedy. [TV Guide]

Christopher McDonald and Julie Hagerty have joined “Happy Endings” as Alex (Elisha Cuthbert) and Jane’s (Eliza Coupe) parents. The duo will appear in the sixth season of the upcoming season. [TVGuide]

Benjamin McKenzie is set to guest star in TBS’ “Men at Work.” The “Southland” star will play Bryan, Tyler’s girlfriend, Meg’s (Bethany Joy Lenz) ex husband. [TV Guide]

Dominic Hoffman “A Different World” has been cast to guest-star on “Grey’s Anatomy.” Although details about his role are kept under wraps, Hoffman will a doctor in Seattle Grace. [TV Guide]

Carrie Preston, “True Blood”‘s star will reprise her role as Elsbeth Tascioni for multiple episodes on the upcoming season of “The Good Wife.” [TVLine]

Are Your Favorite Shows Safe? Cancelled? Or Renewed?

It is that time of year, the time when we all hold our breath while TV networks make the big decisions about our favorite series. May is almost upon us, time to check the status of all broadcast shows. Well, some shows have been given the green light while others the red light.

Below are the shows cancelled or renewed.

Renewed:

  • Two and a Half Men
  • Private Practice
  • Body of Proof
  • Apt. 23
  • Scandal
  • Nikita
  • Happy Endings
  • Rules Of Engagement
  • Gossip Girl
  • Hart of Dixie
  • Dancing With The Stars
  • Fashion Star
  • The Office
  • Parks & Recreation 
  • Whitney
  • Up All Night
  • The Bachelor
  • Shank Tank
  • CSI
  • Community
  • America’s Funniest Videos
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Modern Family
  • The Middle
  • Revenge
  • Once Upon A Time
  • Castle
  • Suburgatory
  • 30 Rock
  • Parenthood
  • Southland
  • Law And Order: SVU
  • Cougar Town
  • Veep
  • Girls
  • Grimm
  • Touch
  • Borgias
  • America’s Next Top Model
  • The Good Wife
  • Blue Bloods
  • Hawaii Five-O
  • NCIS
  • CSI
  • NCIS: LA
  • Criminal Minds
  • New Girl
  • The Vampire Diaries
  • 90210
  • Supernatural 
  • Mike & Molly
  • Raising Hope
  • Fringe
  • Glee
  • Survivor
  • 48 Hours
  • 60 Minutes
  • Jersey Shore
  • The Real World
  • 2 Broke Girls
  • The Amazing Race
  • Undercover Boss
  • The Mentalist
  • Person of Interest
  • General Hospital , renewed
  • How I Met Your Mother, of course renewed
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Smash
  • Bones
  • Shameless
  • Californication
  • The Voice
  • The X-Factor
  • My Crazy Obsession
  • American Dad
  • The Cleveland Show
  • Family Guy
  • House of Lies
  • Spartacus
  • Sons of Anarchy
  • Game of Thrones
  • Justified
  • Hell’s Kitchen 
  • Conan
  • Kitchen Nightmares
  • Psych
  • Long Island Medium
  • The Lying Game
  • Keeping Up With the Kardashians

 

Cancelled:

  • Unforgettable
  • A Gifted Man
  • NYC-22
  • Rob
  • CSI: Miami
  • Ringer
  • Secret Circle
  • Harry’s Law
  • Awake
  • Best Friends Forever
  • Are You There Chelsea?
  • Bent
  • GCB
  • Pan Am
  • Missing
  • The River
  • Breaking In
  • I Hate My Teenage Daughter
  • The Finder
  • Alcatraz
  • Luck
  • Terra Nova
  • House
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
  • Prime Suspect
  • Cash Cab
  • The Playboy Club
  • Allen Gregory
  • Charlie’s Angles
  • The Revolution
  • H8R
  • One Tree Hill
  • Desperate Housewives
  • Work It
  • Man Up
  • Dog The Bounty Hunter
  • The Martha Stewart Show
  • All-American Muslims
  • The Rosie Show
  • Make It, or Break It
  • Flashpoint
  • How To Be A Gentleman
  • Free Agents
  • Man vs Wild

***** This post will be constantly updated as your favorite shows get renewed or cancelled.

Weekly TV News: ‘Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp,’ ‘Touch,’ & ‘American Horror Story.’

Hi guys! Lifetime picked up Bristol Palin’s reality series. “Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp” will consist of ten episodes. “Life’s a Tripp,” will show how Sarah Palin’s daughter, Bristol Palin adjusts to life in Alaska while raising her son, Tripp alone. This show is already on TV, it’s called “Teen Mom.”

Mark your calendars people! Kiefer Sutherland’s new drama “Touch” is moving to Thursday nights. The show will air right after “American Idol” beginning March 22 at 9 p.m. EST. This means “Bones” will air on Mondays starting April 2 at 8 p.m., while “House” finishes its run at a later time at 9 p.m. EST.

Casting news! CBS Big Brother is now casting for its 14th season. For more information, visit http://www.cbs.com/

Tonight, Lindsay Lohan will host “SNL” for the fourth time with musical guest, Jack White. Here is the promo…

…Lucy Liu was only signed on for a season of “Southland.” It does not look like she will be returning next season. Also, James Spader is leaving “The Office,” season 8 will be his first and last season on the show. Meanwhile, Zachary Quinto, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters and Lily Rabe will all return for another season of “American Horror Story.”

The Premieres:

“Q’Viva! The Chosen” a show by Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and executive producer, Simon Fuller premieres tonight on FOX at 7 p.m. The reality show follows Jennifer Lopez and Jamie King as they travel to 20 countries in search of the best Latin performers.