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‘Sleepy Hollow’ Season Finale Super-sized, ‘Dads’ Episode Order Reduces


Fox makes some schedule changes.

Freshman drama series “Sleepy Hollow” will wrap up its first series with a two-hour finale.

The network announced Friday, “Sleepy Hollow,” which was originally scheduled for a one-hour finale on Jan. 20, will now receive a two-hour on the 20.

Kevin Bacon’s “The Following” sophomore season will premiere on Sunday, Jan. 19, then the series moves to its regular night on  Monday until Jan. 27 at 9/8c p.m.

In other Fox news, freshman comedy series “Dads,” season order has been trimmed down from 22 – 19 episodes.

Stephen Moyer Joins NBC’s ‘Sound of Music’ And More Casting News


“True Blood” star is Captain Von Trapp.

Stephen Moyer, who plays Bill on HBO’s “True Blood” has been cast to portray Capt. Von Trapp on NBC’s Sound of Music Special. Moyer will play war vet and single dad Capt. Von Trapp opposite Carrie Underwood’s Maria in the Special.

The three-hour production will be based on the original 1959 Broadway production.

NBC’s Sound of Music is scheduled for Dec. 5.

More casting news…

Wendy Williams is making new neighbors. The Daytime host will guest-star as a hair stylist in an upcoming episode of “The Neighbors.” [TVLine]

Navid Negahban has been cast to play Oliver Queen’s foe on “Arrow.” The “Homeland” alum will play Al-Owal in Episode 5 of the forthcoming season. [E! Online]

Keith Carradine (“Dexter”) will recur as a trusted friend of Ryan Hardy named Barry on “The Following.” [TVLine]

Omari Hardwick will play James “Ghost” St. Patrick, a New York City nightclub owner on Starz’s new series “Power.”

Phoebe Strole will play Sam’s new love interest, who is a college sophomore called Penny Owen on the Fox’s “Glee” in a recurring role. In addition, Demi Lovato has been cast to play a NYC-based struggling artist friend of Rachel and Santana’s who will regularly appear with Adam Lambert’s incoming character. [TVLine]

‘90210’ Alumna Joins ‘The Following’ And More Casting News


“90210” actress is joining the cast of “The Following.”

Jessica Stroup has been cast to play Max, the niece of Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon), according to Entertainment Weekly. Max is described as an NYPD cop, who reconnects with Ryan and becomes a valuable ally.

Also joining the cast is Tiffany Boone. “Southland” alumna will recur as a young woman who finds herself drawn into Joe Carroll’s cult.

“The Following” returns in 2014.

More casting news…

Tatiana Maslany will guest star on “Parks and Recreation.” The “Orphan Black” actress will play Tom’s (Aziz Ansari) love interest in the forthcoming season’s fifth and sixth episode. [TVLine]

Eliza Coupe will appear on “The Millers.” The “Happy Endings” actress will recur as the ex-wife of Nate (Will Arnett). [EW]

“Suburgatory” books Geoff Pierson. Pierson will portray George’s (Jeremy Sisto) father in the forthcoming season. [TVLine]

“Breaking Bad” vet Jonathan Banks has been cast to play a Criminology college professor on “Community.” [EW]

‘The Following’ Casts ‘Boss’ Actress And More Casting News

Connie Nielsen Joins The Following

Connie Nielsen joins “The Following” as a series regular.

According to TVLine, the “Boss” alumna is set to play Lily Grey.

Grey is described as a SoHo art dealer who goes to Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) for help, which leads to more trouble for her.

“The Following” is set to air in 2014.

More casting news…

Angela Kinsey, “The Office” alumna will guest star as Rose, a snobby teacher on “New Girl.” [TVGuide]

Mark Sheppard (“Supernatural”) will reprise his role as an art forger on the upcoming season of “White Collar” in a major arc. [HuffPost TV]

“Falling Skies'” actor Doug Jones has been cast on “Teen Wolf.” Jones will play Barrow, a “known killer” in an upcoming episode of the series. [TVLine]

“Workaholics” Adam DeVine has been booked to recur on “Modern Family.” DeVine will play Manny and new baby Joe’s nanny on the comedy series. [EW]

Matthew Atkinson Joins ‘Parenthood’ And More Casting News


“Parenthood” adds Matthew Atkinson for Season 5.

TVLine reports, Atkinson (“Jane By Design”) will appear in a multi-episode arc as Zach.

The character is described as “drummer in the band fronted by new arrival Oliver who bonds with Amber while recording at the Luncheonette.”

Atkinson will also play Amber’s love interest.

“Parenthood” season 5 premieres Thursday, Sept. 26 at 10/9c.

More casting new…

Nene Leakes will reprise her role as Coach Roz Washington “Glee’s” upcoming season in a multi-episode arc. [E Online]

Glenn Howerton is joining “The Mindy Project” in a recurring role. The “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” actor will a mild-mannered attorney and Mindy’s love interest in the forthcoming second season. [E! Online]

Richard Short has booked a multi-episode arc on “Covert Affairs.” The “666 Park Avenue” alum will play an Irish rocker. [Deadline]

“The Following” adds Sam Underwood as a series regular. The “Dexter” star has been cast to play “Luke, a very complicated and dangerous young man who may or may not be a follower of the “late” Joe Carroll.” ]TVLine]

James Purefoy Returns to ‘The Following’ And More Casting News

Joe Carroll, The Following

James Purefoy is returning to “The Following.”

The casting news was revealed Friday during the series’ Comic-Con panel, according to TVLine.

Purefoy plays Joe Carroll on Fox’s smash thriller “The Following,” as a Professor-turned-serial killer-turned-cult leader.

The second season of “The Following” debuts this Fall.

More casting news…

Karine Vanasse has been cast in “Revenge.” the “Pan Am” alum will play Margaux, a French businesswoman and former acquaintance of the Daniel Grayson’s. The actress will appear in a multi-episode guest arc. [Deadline]

Adam Pally is joining the “Mindy Project.” The Happy Endings” actor will play a new doctor at Mindy’s  OB/GYN practice in a multi-episode arc. [TVLine]

“Big Love” vet is joining “The Reign.” Shawn Doyle will portray Claude, who is an uncle to the teenager Mary, Queen of Scots. [TVLine]

Billy Campbell has been cast as the lead actor in Syfy’s upcoming thriller series “Helix.” Campbell will play Dr. Alan Farragut, an emotionally troubled Centers for Disease Control pathologist whose marriage has recently fallen apart after his wife had an affair with his brother. [Deadline]

Fall TV: ‘X Factor’ And ‘Bones’ Launch Fox’s Fall Programming


Fox announce fall premiere dates Wednesday.

Unlike CBSThe CW and NBC, Fox premiere week begins Sept. 11. Kicking things off for the network is singing competition “The  X Factor,” with a two-night season premiere. Returning series “Bones” premieres Sept. 16, then moves to Fridays beginning Nov. 8.

Meanwhile, hit show “The Following,” “American Idol,” and new series “Rake,” “Gang Related,” “Surviving Jack,” “Us & Them” and “Murder Police” premiere during midseason.

Check out the full schedule below:

Wednesday, Sept. 11

8:00-9:00 PM THE X FACTOR (Season Premiere, Part One)

9:00-10:00 PM MASTERCHEF (Season Finale)

Thursday, Sept. 12

8:00-10:00 PM THE X FACTOR (Season Premiere, Part Two)

Monday, Sept. 16

8:00-9:00 PM BONES (Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (Series Premiere)

Tuesday, Sept. 17

8:00-8:30 PM DADS (Series Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM BROOKLYN NINE-NINE (Series Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM NEW GIRL (Season Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM THE MINDY PROJECT (Season Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 18

8:00-10:00 PM THE X FACTOR (All-New)

Thursday, Sept. 19

8:00-9:00 PM THE X FACTOR (All-New)

9:00-10:00 PM GLEE (Season Premiere)

Friday, Sept. 27

8:00-9:00 PM MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (Encore)

Sunday, Sept. 29

8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS (Season Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM BOB’S BURGERS (Season Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY (Season Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM AMERICAN DAD (Season Premiere)

Monday, Nov. 4

8:00-9:00 PM ALMOST HUMAN (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW (All-New)

Friday, Nov. 8

8:00-9:00 PM BONES (Time Period Premiere)

9:00-9:30 PM RAISING HOPE (Season Premiere)

9:30-10:00 PM ENLISTED (Series Premiere)

Fox Renews ‘The Following,’ ‘Mindy Project’ And Two Comedies Series

The Following, new girl, mindy project, and raising hope renewed

Fox announced Monday, new series “The Following” and “The Mindy Project” along with returning comedies “Raising Hope” and “New Girl” have been renewed for the network’s 2013-2014 lineup.

On “The Following” second season pick up, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company, Kevin Reilly said, “From the very beginning, we felt Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega had created a high-quality, edge-of-your-seat drama that could break from the pack, and it is exciting to see the audience responding. Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy have given us two of the most compelling characters on television and the entire cast is incredible. I’m delighted to have this thrill ride continue on FOX for another season.”

Comedies “Mindy Project” received a second season order, “New Girl” received a third season pick up and “Raising Hope” was renewed for a fourth season. These renewals follow drama series “Bones” ninth season pick up.

‘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]

FOX Winter Schedule: ‘Stars In Danger: The High Dive’ Debut Announced

Fox revealed its 2013 winter schedule Thursday.

The network programs will return Sun., Jan. 6 beginning with Animation Domination. New reality series “Stars In Danger: The High Dive” debuts with a two-hour premiere on Wed., Jan. 9 at 9/8c.

Returning series “Bones” will continue its ongoing season with a two-hour midseason premiere on Mon., Jan. 14 at 8/7c. While new thriller series “The Following” debuts the following Monday, Jan. 21.

Check out the full schedule below.

Sunday, Jan. 6

4:00 PM-CC ET live/


8:00-8:30 PM              “The Simpsons”

8:30-9:00 PM              “Bob’s Burgers”

9:00-9:30 PM              “Family Guy”

9:30-10:00 PM            “American Dad”

Tuesday, Jan. 8

8:00-8:30 PM              “Raising Hope”

8:30-9:00 PM              “Ben And Kate”

9:00-9:30 PM              “New Girl”

9:30-10:00 PM            “The Mindy Project”

Wednesday, Jan. 9

8:00-10:00 PM            “Stars In Danger: The High Dive” (Two-Hour Special Event)

Friday, Jan. 11

8:00-9:00 PM              “Kitchen Nightmares” (encore)

9:00-10:00 PM            “Fringe”

Sunday, Jan. 13

7:30-8:00 PM              “The Cleveland Show”

8:00-8:30 PM              “The Simpsons”

8:30-9:00 PM              “Bob’s Burgers”

9:00-9:30 PM              “Family Guy”

9:30-10:00 PM            “American Dad”

Monday, Jan. 14

8:00-10:00 PM            “Bones” (Two-Hour Winter Premiere)

Wednesday, Jan. 16

8:00-10:00 PM            “American Idol” (Season Premiere, Part 1)

Thursday, Jan. 17

8:00-10:00 PM            “American Idol” (Special Two-Hour Season Premiere, Part 2)

Friday, Jan. 18

8:00-10:00 PM            “Fringe” (100th Episode and Two-Hour Series Finale)

Saturday, Jan. 19

12:00-12:30 AM          Inside “The Following” (30-Minute Special)

Monday, Jan. 21

8:00-9:00 PM              “Bones”

9:00-10:00 PM           “The Following” (Series Premiere)

Thursday, Jan. 24

8:00-9:00 PM              “American Idol”

9:00-10:00 PM            “Glee”

Friday, Jan. 25

8:00-9:00 PM              “Kitchen Nightmares”

9:00-10:00 PM            “The Following” (encore)

Friday, Feb. 8

8:00-10:00 PM            “Touch” (Two-Hour Season Premiere)