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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]

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Rob Reiner & Jamie Lee Curtis Join ‘New Girl’ And More Casting News

New Girl, Zooey Deschanel

Rob Reiner and Jamie Lee Curtis has been cast as Jess’ parents, TVLine reports.

The duo will play Bob and Joan, Jess’ divorced parents, who will appear in the Thanksgiving episode, where Jess will try to get her parents back together.

As previously reported, Rob Riggle will appear in the Thanksgiving episode as Schmidt’s cousin, Schmidt. “Political Animals” actress Carla Gugino will also join the forthcoming season for a three-episode arc as Emma, Schmidt’s boss.

“New Girl” premiere Tuesday, Sept. 25 on FOX.

More casting news…

Freddie Highmore has been tapped to play Norman Bates in A&E’s “Bates Motel.” [TV Guide] Max Thieriot has also been cast to play Norman’s brother, Dylan. [TVLine]

In addition to his ‘Parks & Recreation’ gig, Jonathan Banks is set to appear in Vegas. The “Breaking Bad” alum will play Angelo, a big-time Chicago gangster, for a multi-episode arc. [TVLine]

“Bent” alum Margo Harshman has joined “The Big Bang Theory” as Sheldon’s new assistant, Alex. [TVLine]

Kevin Sussman Becomes A Series Regular on ‘Big Bang Theory’ And More Casting News

 

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Kevin Sussman has been upped as a series regular on “The Big bang Theory.”

According to Deadline, Sussman, who has recurred as Stuart, the owner of the Marvel-lite comic book shop, since season 2 joins Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayar, Melissa Rauch and Mayim Bialik as a series regular.

“The Big Bang Theory” premieres on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 8/7c on CBS.

 

More casting news…

Bob Costas is set to guest star as himself on NBC’s new comedy “Go On.” [EW]

Kristina Anapau will guest star in an upcoming episode of the current season of “Grimm.” The “True Blood” actress will play Megan Marston, a quiet, sheepish secretary who works at a Wesen church. [TVLine]

Lindsay Sloane (Weeds) has booked a guest role on Fox’s new comedy “Ben and Kate” as Ben’s ex-girlfriend, Louise. [TVLine]

Chloe Sevigny has been tapped to join the cast of “Portlandia,” EW reports. The “Big Love” vet is set to play Fred and Carrie’s roommate, Alexandra.

“True Blood”‘s vet Janina Gavankar will recur as Hannah, Jimmy Goodwin’s (TJ Miller) baby mama and ex-girlfriend in Fox comedy series “The Goodwin Games.” [TVLine]

Kelen Coleman (The Newsroom) has been cast as Josh Cooke’s character’s wife in TV Land’s comedy pilot “Brothers-in-Law.” [TVLine]

Jessica De Gouw has landed a multi-episode arc on The CW’s “Arrow.” Gouw is set to play The Huntress, aka Helena, a potential love interest for Oliver Queen. [EW]

William Forsythe and Samaire Armstrong will reprise their roles on “The Mentalist.” Forsythe will return as Rigsby’s father, while Armstrong will reprise her role as Summer Edgecombe, CBI confident informant. [TVLine]

Jillian Bell (Workaholics) has booked a recurring role as Renata, the second cousin of Sophia Bush’s character in CBS new comedy “Partners.” Renata is “a work-in-progress,” and a bit of a personal and professional mess. [TVLine]

CBS 2012-2013 Lineup Revealed: ‘2 Broke Girls,’ Heads To A New Time, & More.

TV most watched network, CBS unveiled it fall/spring lineup.

The changes? “2 Broke Girls,” “Two And A Half Men,” “CSI: NY,” “The Mentalist” all move to a new time. “2 Broke Girls” season two will premiere an hour later on Mondays. The tenth season of “Two And A Half Men” will air on Thursdays. “CSI: NY” and “The Mentalist” were also moved to a new time slot.

CBS picks up four new shows, three dramas “Vegas,” “Elementary,” “Made In Jersey” and a new comedy show “Partners.” These shows will premiere this fall while “Golden Boy,” “Friend Me,” and “The Job” will debut during midseason.

For the full list of renewed and cancelled shows, click here.

Below is CBS primetime schedule, new shows are in CAPS:

MONDAY

“How I Met Your Mother,” 8/7c p.m.

“Partners,” 8:30/7:30c p.m.

“2 Broke Girls,” 9/8c p.m. (new time)

“Mike & Molly,” 9:30/8:30c p.m.

“Hawaii Five-O,” 10/9c p.m.

TUESDAY

“NCIS,” 8/7c p.m.

“NCIS: Los Angeles,” 9/8c p.m.

“Vegas,” 10/9c p.m.

WEDNESDAY

“Survivor,” 8/7c p.m.

“Criminal Minds,” 9/8c p.m.

“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” 10/9c p.m.

THURSDAY

“The Big Bang Theory,” 8/7c p.m.

“Two And A Half Men,” 8:30/7:30c p.m. (new time)

“Person Of Interest,” 9/8c p.m.

“Elementary,” 10/9c p.m.

FRIDAY

“CSI: NY,” 8/7c p.m. (new time)

“Made In Jersey,” 9/8c p.m.

“Blue Bloods,” 10/9c p.m.

SATURDAY

“Crimetime Saturday,” 8/7c p.m.

“48 Hours Mystery,” 10/9c p.m.

SUNDAY

“60 Minutes,” 7/6c p.m.

“The Amazing Race,” 8/7c p.m.

“The Good Wife,” 9/8c p.m.

“The Mentalist,” 10/9c p.m. (new time)

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: ‘Luck,’ CBS, & Showtime.

Hi guys!! A lot occurred in our TV world this week. I’ve got some sad news to share and some great news. First the sad news:

HBO cancels “Luck” after the third Horse died, last Wednesday during production. Although, the series was renewed for a second season a few days after the series premiered in January.

Rosie O’Donnell’s “The Rosie Show,” 7 p.m. talk show on OWN has been canceled after just five months on air.

Discovery’s “Man vs. Wild” has also been cancelled.

Are you sad to see these shows cancelled?

It is never too early to start planning your fall line-up. Showtime announced Monday, that “Homeland” and “Dexter” will return Sun, Sept 30. The seventh season of “Dexter” premieres at 9/8c, while “Homeland” second season premieres an hour later at 10/9c. Also announced this week, Season 8 of “Weeds” and Season 2 of “Episodes” kick off Sunday, July 1, at 10 p.m. EST.

VH1 to air a two-hour Wedding special for “Basketball Wives” Evelyn Lozada and Chad Ochocinco. The engaged couple will star in a spin-off show called,”Ev and Ocho.” The show includes eight, 30-minutes episodes on VH1. “Ev and Ocho” will document the days leading up to the big finale, the Wedding. Did you see this coming?

The award-winning  Gospel singers, Mary Mary’s reality series is set to premiere March 29 at 9c on WE tv. The series “Mary Mary” will show the challenges the sisters face as they balance their roles as wives, mothers, and singers. “Mary Mary” premieres in a special time-slot on Thursday, Mar. 29 at 10|9c. The reality show will then air in its regular time-slot Thursdays at 9|8c beginning April 5, with ten, hour-long episodes. Click here for the sneak peek.

E! picked up Dina Eastwood reality series, “Mrs. Eastwood and Company”. The reality show will follow the life and career of Dina, Clint Eastwood’s wife and his two teenage daughters, Francesca and Morgan. “Mrs. Eastwood and Company” reality series kicks off on Sun. May 20.

Will you watch these reality shows?

A couple of reality series are premiering this week. “La La’s Full Court Life” starts Mon, March 19 at 9 p.m. EST on VH1, while “Styled by June” kicks off at 9:30 p.m. EST on VH1. Click Here  for “La La’s Full Court” trailer.

Some early renewals were announced this week, NBC renewed its freshman series, “Grimm.” While CBS renewed eighteen shows on its schedule. The shows include: “The Good Wife,” “Blue Bloods,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Mike & Molly,” “NCIS,” “CSI,” “NCIS: LA,” “Criminal Minds,” “Survivor,” “48 Hours,” “60 Minutes,” “2 Broke Girls,” “The Amazing Race,” “Undercover Boss,” “The Mentalist,” “Person of Interest,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “The Big Bang Theory.”

Are you happy about this news?