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Gabby Douglas to Guest Star On ‘Vampire Diaries’ And More Casting News

The Vampire Diaries Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas has been tapped to guest star on “The Vampire Diaries.”

The CW confirmed the casting however, details surrounding Gabby’s role are being kept under wraps. Nina Dobrev, who plays Elena first tweeted the news.

‘The Vampire Diaries’ Season 4 Sneak Peek

Douglas is set to appear in the seventh episode of the upcoming season. “The Vampire Diaries” premieres Oct. 11 on The CW.

More casting news…

Hottie Eddie Cibrian has been tapped to guest star as Joy’s love interest in TV Land’s “Hot In Cleveland.” [TVLine]

Murray Abraham (Amadeus) will play Dar Adul, “a brilliant intelligence operative in his 60-70’s. He has worked all over the world for the Special Activities Division of the CIA” in “Homeland”‘s upcoming season. [EW]

Tahmoh Penikett has been cast to guest star in The CW’s new series “Arrow.” The “Battlestar Galactica” alum will play Tom Salvati, the right-hand man to mobster Frank Bertinelli and The Huntress’ father,  Jeffrey Nordling[Green Arrow TV]

Leisha Hailey (The L Word) and Constance Zimmer (Entourage) will play a lesbian couple in an upcoming episode of NBC’s “The New Normal.” [THR]

“That 70s Show” alumna Laura Prepon has been cast in Jenji Kohan’s new series “Orange is the New Black.” [TVLine]

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‘Vampire Diaries’ Casts Phoebe Tonkin And More Casting News

Phoebe Tonkin

Phoebe Tonkin has landed a role on “The Vampire Diaries.”

According to TVGuide, the former “Secret Circle” star will play Hayley, a wild, sexy, and free-spirited friend of Tyler’s (Michael Trevino). Tonkin is set to debut in the forthcoming season’s 3rd episode.

“The Vampire Diaries” premieres Thurs., Oct. 11.

More casting news…

“That ’70s Show” star Wilmer Valderrama will play Sabrina’s mother’s love interest on “Raising Hope.” [EW]

Brooke Lyons will quest-star as Talia Clarke on the upcoming season of “Royal Pains.” Lyons’ character is described as a pharmaceutical rep who occasionally flirts to close the deal. [TVLine]

Busy Philipps (Cougar Town) is set to guest-star as herself on second season of ABC’s comedy series “Don’t Trust the B—- In Apartment 23.” [TVGuide]

Raymond Barry (Justified) will guest-star on the upcoming season of “New Girl.” The actor is set to play Nick…just older. [EW]

Rachael Harris will guest-star as a realtor on the forthcoming season of “Happy Endings.” [TVLine]

Matt Lucas has landed a gig on “Community.” Lucas is will play a history professor at Oxford. [TVLine]

Weekly TV News: Fox’s Anniversary Special, USA, & “RHOA”.

Hello sweet readers!

Fox turned 25 this month and to celebrate the network is airing a two-hour 25th Anniversary Special hosted by Ryan Seacrest. The Anniversary Special kicks off tomorrow April 22 at 8/7 p.m. on Fox. It’s slated to feature stars from “Ally McBeal,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Married With Children,” “American Idol,” “24,” “That ’70s Show,” “In Living Color,” “The X-Flies” and of course “The Simpsons”.

More Fox’s news. George Lopez will host Fox’s new dating series, “Take Me Out”. Lopez will play matchmaker to thirty women and men contestants. The show premieres Thursday, June 7 at 8 p.m. ET.

In other TV news, there is one less cab in NYC. Discovery cancelled it trivia show “Cash Cab” while, TLC’s “My Crazy Obsession” will return for a second season.

Juicy news!

Martha Stewart, whose daily talk show, “The Martha Stewart Show” was cancelled by Hallmark in January is heading to PBS. Stewart announced Thursday PBS will air her new program “Martha Stewart”s Cooking School”. The weekly 30 minutes program will air in the fall.

Sheree Whitfield won’t be returning to the “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” the reality star announced she wants to focus more on empowering and inspiring women. “RHOA” just wrapped up its fourth season last week.

Meanwhile, Big Ang, Raiola the break-out star on “Mob Wives” is getting her own spin-off reality series. The series called “Big Ang” joins “Mob Wives Chicago” as “Mob Wives” growing franchise. The reality series will include ten episodes premiering in the summer. Will you watch “Big Ang?”

Premieres:

“Damages” fifth and last season premieres Jul., 11 9 p.m. ET exclusively on DIRECTV.

More summer premiere news, USA networks revealed it premiere dates from its summer line-up. “White Collar” and “Covet Affairs” return July 10. “Royal Pains” and “Necessary Roughness” return June 6 while “Burn Notice” and “Suits” premiere June 14.

Guest-Stars:

Lastly, Perez Hilton will guest star on “Glee”! The blogger will guest star as a judge at Nationals.