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ABC Family Cancels ‘Lying Game’ After Two Seasons

CHRISTIAN ALEXANDER, BLAIR REDFORD, ALLIE GONINO, ALEXANDRA CHANDO, RYAN ROTTMAN, ALICE GRECZYN

It is sad, but true.

ABC Family has canceled “The Lying Game” after two seasons.

“Lying Game” actress Alexandra Chando shared the news on her Instagram account: “To our awesome #lyinggame fans, thank you for these two amazing seasons. Unfortunately, Abc Family has decided not to bring us back for a third season. We so wanted to do 10 more for you guys! Thanks for your support and keep up with the cast to see what’s next for us! Xx.”

Will you miss “The Lying Game?”

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‘The Lying Game’ Reveals Cast Photos

The second season of ‘The Lying Game” doesn’t premiere until Jan. 8 at 9/8c, but ABC Family has unveiled the cast photos. Ryan Rottman (“90210”) who joined the series in a recurring role as Jordan is pictured along with the cast.

Read season 2 official synopsis and take a look at the photos below.

As the twins’ saga continues in season two, there are more surprises, secrets and lies. The girls’ recently revealed birth mother Rebecca (Charisma Carpenter) lures Sutton (Alexandra Chando) into her plans for the Mercer family. Emma (Chando) grows closer to Thayer, while still being drawn to Ethan, who has started to reconnect with Sutton. Kristin feels betrayed after Ted came clean about his long ago affair with Rebecca, but Ted might be hiding even more shocking revelations. And Mads connects with a mysterious new guy in town who brings a whole new level of secrets with him.

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ABC Family Reveals ‘Lying Game,’ ‘Pretty Little Liars,’ ‘Switched At Birth’ & ‘Bunheads Return Dates

The Lying Game Season Premiere Date

Buckle up for safety, because four ABC Family original series are returning sooner than you think.

The cabler announced today, its winter premiere dates of “Switched At Birth,” “The Lying Game,” “Bunheads” and “Pretty Little Liars.”

ABC Family Picks Up ‘Pretty Little Liars’ For Season 4.

After its forthcoming Halloween special, which airs Tues., Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. ET, “Pretty Little Liars” will return for the second half of its third season on Tues., Jan. 8 at 8 p.m. ET. The forthcoming episodes will pick up when Mona has been released from Radley and is headed back to Rosewood, much to Aria, Spencer, Emily and Hanna’s dismay.

“Switched at Birth” second season premieres Monday, Jan. 7th at 8 p.m. ET. “This season sees dramatic changes in the lives of the Kennish and Vasquez families as a result of the verdict in the baby switch trial.”

While “Bunheads” returns with all-new episodes on Monday, Jan. 7th at 9 ET. The upcoming episodes will pick up a couple of months after Michelle has left Paradise to try and return to her former life in Las Vegas.

Lastly, “The Lying Game” season 2 will debut on Tuesday, January 8th, 9 p.m. ET. The saga will continue as Rebecca, Sutton and Emma’s birth mother “lures Sutton into her plans for the Mercer family. Emma grows closer to Thayer, while still being drawn to Ethan, who has started to reconnect with Sutton. Kristin feels betrayed after Ted came clean about his long ago affair with Rebecca, but Ted might be hiding even more shocking revelations. And Mads connects with a mysterious new guy in town who brings a whole new level of secrets with him.”

Casting Scoop: ‘The Voice,’ ‘Mob Doctor’ and More

On the upcoming third season of “The Voice,” Adam Levine’s group will be getting some advice from Mary J. Blige.

Rolling Stone reports, the R&B singer has joined Adam Levine’s team as an adviser. Mary J. Blige commented, “I love Adam, he’s amazing. I’m so happy to be working with him and his team.” Just last week Micheal Buble joined Blake Shelton’s team, the remaining advisers are yet to be announced.

“The Voice” is set to premiere Mon, Sept 10 at 8/7c on NBC.

More casting news!

Kevin Corrigan is joining FOX’s new drama series, “The Mob Doctor,” EW reports. The “Fringe” alum will recur as Titus Amato, “a clean-cut, business-casual mobster.” The Hollywood Reporter reports, Terry Kinney is also joining the series. The actor will play Salvatore, Amato’s brother.

A new young doctor will grace the halls of Seattle Grace. “Friday Night Lights” alum Gaius Charles will recur in Season 9 of “Grey’s Anatomy.” Charles will play a young doctor, however TVLine reports information of his character are still under wraps.

Ryan Rottman has joined “The Lying Game” in a recurring role. TVGuide reports Rottman will play Jordan, a handsome, confident teen  with a secret agenda, from Beverly Hills. “90210” alum is set to appear in the second season premiere.

‘The Good Wife’ Casts Nathan Lane and More Casting News.

Nathan Lane joins the cast of “The Good Wife” for season 4.

Lane will recur as a “bottom line-obsessed manager imposed on Lockhart & Gardner by the bank to cut costs.” Lane’s arrival will disturb the partners relationships – mostly Will and Diane, and will help get the firm back in financial shape.

Related: ‘The Good Wife’ Casts Maura Tierney & Marc Warren.

Lane casting comes in the wake of “ER” alum, Maura Tierney and British actor Marc Warren, whom would be appearing in the season premiere. Maura Tierney will play a self-made billionaire, the latter will play Kalinda’s manipulative ex-husband. And yesterday Kristin Chenoweth joined the cast in a recurring role of a political journalist.

Related: Kristin Chenoweth Heads to ‘The Good Wife’.

Nathan Lane will make his debut on the show during the fourth season premiere.

More casting news!

“Breaking Bad” casts Scottish actress Laura Fraser, reports EW. The actress will play Lydia a “former of associate of Gus (Giancarlo Esposito)” who is an important character in season 5.The trailer of “Breaking Bad” Season 5 was released yesterday.

It is official. Charisma Carpenter has been bumped to a series regular on ABC Family’s “The Lying Game.” Carpenter recurred as Rebecca (Annie) Sewell, Sutton and Emma’s mum on the series. This means there will be more deceiving and bad stabbing on the “Lying Game.”

Weekly TV News: ‘Big Brother,’ ‘Snooki And JWoww’ and more!

Hello sweet people! A lot of goodies were announced last week, but first let’s begin with Cbs.

Cbs revealed its premiere dates for its summer reality shows.

“Big Brother” returns Thursday, July 12, 9 p.m. EST. The competitive reality show will air three times a week, Wed. at  8/7c, Thurs. (Live eviction show) at 9/8c p.m. and Sun., at 8/7c p.m.

Also premiering in the summer is a new dating series called, “3.” The show follows three different single women looking for their one true love. The 90-minute premiere airs Sun., July 22 9 p.m. ET., with an hour-long episodes airing in the following weeks.

“Dogs In The City” also a new reality series by Cbs premieres Wednesday, May 30 at 8 p.m. EST. The show revolves around a dog guru, Justin Silver as he resolves issues between canines and their owners.

Will you watch these new reality series?

Premiering this summer is “Snooki And JWoww,” one of “Jersey Shore” spin-off reality series. “Snooki And JWoww” kicks off Thursday, June 21 at 10 p.m. ET. Below is the preview, take a look.

In other news, Ryan Searcest will remain the host of ‘American Idol” for two more seasons. Searcest new contract will take him through 2014.

The Renewals:

“Keeping Up With the Kardashians”  was renewed for three more seasons earlier last week. “The Lying Game” was also renewed last week for a second season.

“Single Ladies” is back for a second season without Stacey Dash, of course but with a new business woman, Raquel (Denise Vasi). A sophisticated business woman coming into her own and calling the shots. Click here for the promo.  Season two is set to premiere Mon., Memorial Day, May 28th at 9/8c on Vh1

Also returning this summer for a second season is”Awkward.” The second season is set premiere June 28, at 10:30 p.m. ET following “Snooki And JWoww.”

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.