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‘Falling Skies’ Renewed For Final Season

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TNT renews three drama series, including “Falling Skies.”

In addition, freshman drama series “The Last Call” has been picked up for second season of 13 episodes. And “Major Crimes” has been renewed for a fourth season of 15 episodes.

Meanwhile, the sci-fi, series “Falling Skies,” has been renewed for a fifth and final season of ten episodes.

“TNT’s refreshed and recharged drama brand is soaring this summer, and that is due in large part to these three enormously popular dramas,” said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT. “”The Last Ship” has become this summer’s top drama among key adult demos with its epic scale and visceral storytelling. “Major Crimes” continues to be one of the most enduring and popular crime-drama franchises on television. And “Falling Skies” has begun an ambitious and thrilling story arc this summer as it sets the stage for next year’s climactic final season.”

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Michael J. Fox & T.R. Knight to Appear on ‘Good Wife’ And More Casting News

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Michael J. Fox is heading to Lockhart/Gardner again.

According to TVLine, the actor will reprise his role as Louis Canning — the head of Lockhart/Gardner’s rival law firm — on “The Good Wife.” Fox is set to appear on the series’ eleventh episode, which is set to air in January 2013.

NBC Orders Micheal J. Fox’s Series

Also heading to the law firm is “Grey’s Anatomy’s” T.R. Knight.

Knight, who played Dr. George O’Malley on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” has been cast to guest-star as a political operative on the drama series, EW reports.

In other casting news…

Adam Baldwin has been cast to replace Titus Welliver on TNT’s “The Last Ship. Welliver has opted out of pilot due to a health emergency [Deadline]

Mark-Paul Gosselaar has been tapped to play Tim, a handsome doctor, who is Amy’s (Meredith Hagner) ex-boyfriend on “Men At Work.” [THR] Additionally, Gosselaar will appear on ABC’s “Happy Endings” as Chase, Max’s mysterious roommate. [EW]

Kuno Becker is heading to “Dallas.” Becker will play Andres, Elena’s (Jordana Brewster) troubled brother. [TV Guide]

Betsy Brandt, “Breaking Bad” star has been cast to guest star on “Parenthood” for an episode. Brandt will guest star on “Parenthood” as the ex-wife of Ray Romano’s Hank Rizzoli. [TV Guide]

Wyclef Jean will be visiting “Nashville.” Jean will play the head of a music label on the new ABC drama. [THR]

“The House of Payne’s” J.R. Ramirez has joined “Emily Owens, M.D.” in a recurring role. Ramirez will play a confident doctor named AJ, who returns to the hospital after a leave of absence. [TV Guide]

Laurie Metcalf “Roseanne” vet will appear in a multi-episode arc on Fox’s new comedy series “The Goodwin Games.” Metcalf will play Scott Foley’s character’s boss, Dr. Richland, who makes a surprise suggestion to get Foley’s character back on track at work. [TVLine]

Weekly TV News: ‘The Ricki Lake Show,’ ‘Larry King Now,’ and More

Ricki Lake returns to TV this fall in “The Ricki Lake Show.” [EW]

There will be some writing changes on HBO’s renewed ‘Newsroom.’ [EW]

TLC has ordered a yet-to-be named reality series which will follow Pete Rose and his fiancée Kiana Kim. [EW]

Vulture reports, funny man Fred Willard was fired by PBS after a ‘lewd act’ arrest.

TNT orders “The Last Ship” from filmmaker Michael Bay. Get more details about the series here: [HuffPost]

NBC’s ‘The New Normal’ has not premiered yet, but the new comedy series has already been boycotted by One Million Moms. [HuffPost]

Larry King is back . Well, sort of. The TV icon is hosting a 30-minutes talk show called “Larry King Now.” The show airs Mon. thru Thurs. on HULU.

This week’s summer premieres include:

  • “Bachelor Pad” (Season 3 premiere Mon., July 23, 8 p.m. ET on ABC)

Related: ‘Bachelor Pad’ Cast Revealed.

  • “Alphas” (Season 2 premiere Mon., July 23, 10 p.m. ET on Syfy)
  • Jimmy Fallon will host an hour special of “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” most-buzzed musical sketches on “Jimmy Fallon’s Primetime Music Special” (Wed., Jul 25 at 10 p.m. ET)
  • “3” (Series premiere Thurs., July 26, 10 p.m. ET on CBS)