South of Hell, Bloodline, and The Real Housewives of New York!

-Zachary Booth (Damages) is joining South of Hell, WE tv’s eight-episode supernatural thriller opposite Mena Suvari. The show is set in South Carolina, and centers on Maria Abascal (Mena Suvari), a skilled and fearless demon-hunter-for-hire. Like those that she hunts, Maria is divided within herself, struggling with her own internal demon named Abigail. Booth will play the series-regular role of David, Maria’s brother, who is also a fellow demon hunter. The show will launch in 2015. http://tvline.com/2014/10/22/south-of-hell-series-mena-suvari-zachary-booth-we-tv-cast/

-Lifetime has ordered a six-episode limited series based on the original movie Lizzie Borden Took An Ax. The show, Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles, stars Christina Ricci, who will reprise her role as the notorious murder. The series will debut in 2015. The show will feature a fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892. http://deadline.com/2014/10/lizzie-borden-series-christina-ricci-lifetime-857949/

-Netflix has announced a new series, Bloodline, which will premiere in March 2015. Set in the Florida Keys, the show centers on a close-knit family of four adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep brother returns home. The series stars Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights), Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises), Linda Cardellini (Mad Men), Sam Shepard (The Right Stuff), and many more (check out the link)! http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/10/23/the-big-tease-netflix-unveils-new-series-bloodline-starring-kyle-chandler/

-Fox has ordered a pilot for a modern day Frankenstein. It will be a sci-fi drama centering on a morally corrupt FBI agent called Adam Tremble. Early on, Tremble is killed, but eventually he’s brought back to life. “Tremble will have to choose between his old temptations and his new sense of purpose– all while navigating the complicated relationship with his ‘creator’ (an antisocial Internet billionaire and his bio-engineer twin sister).” http://www.blastr.com/2014-10-23/its-alive-fox-orders-pilot-modern-day-frankenstein

-Kelly McCreary (playing Meredith’s surprise half-sibling, Maggie Pierce) has become a series regular on Grey’s Anatomyhttp://tvline.com/2014/10/23/greys-anatomy-kelly-mccreary-season-11-series-regular-maggie/

-The Once Upon a Time’s fourth episode (airing November 16), “Smash the Mirror”, will run for a full two hours starting at 7/6c on ABC. http://tvline.com/2014/10/23/once-upon-a-time-season-4-episode-8-two-hours/

-ABC has announced the return of Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014. The special will air on December 14, at 9pm, and include Chelsea Handler, Neil Patrick Harris, Scarlett Johansson, and Oprah Winfrey. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/10/21/barbara-walters-most-fascinating-people-2014/

-CBS is unveiling a new channel, Decades, which will distribute across local television stations’ digital subchannels, as well as local cable systems. The channel will air old classics like I Love LucyHappy DaysCheers, TV movies, and CBS News and Entertainment Tonight news archives. The content presented each day will reflect that day’s theme or commemorative event. The service will feature Decades Retrospecticalsm, a daily one-hour program produced around the new events and cultural touchstones of a specific day, week, or other time frame. http://deadline.com/2014/10/cbs-digital-channel-decades-weigel-856969/

-MTV has ordered 10 more episodes of  Faking It. The series was originally at 10-episodes for the second season, and has now been upped to 20. http://deadline.com/2014/10/faking-it-more-episodes-season-2-mtv-856792/

-Vinnie Jones (Snatch, X-Men: The Last Stand) has joined Arrow. He will play Danny “Brick” Brickwell- a ruthless gang leader who’s called Brick because of all the times he’s been shot but not killed. Jones has signed on for a multi-episode arc, appearing in episode 10, 11, and 12 of this season. http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/10/20/arrow-vinnie-jones-joins-as-dc-villain

-USA has renewed Chrisley Knows Best for a 12-episode third season. They have also set a half-hour Chrisley family holiday special to air in December. http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/usa-renews-chrisley-knows-best-for-season-3-sets-holiday-special-1201334472/

-Bethenny Frankel is apparently returning to The Real Housewives of New York for season 7 along with Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman, LuAnn de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, and Sonja Morgan. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/10/20/bethenny-frankel-returns-to-the-real-housewives-of-new-york/

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Dex

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Hemlock Grove, Glee, Heroes Digital Series, and much more!

TONIGHT ON TV April 15, 2014:

  • The Mindy Project (regular time slot return) on Fox at 9 pm
  • Fargo series premiere on FX at 10 pm
  • Celebrity Wife Swap season 9 premiere on ABC at 10 pm
  • Awkward season 4 premiere on MTV at 10 pm (1 hour episode)

-Andrew Garfield will host Saturday Night Live with 5-time musical guest Coldplay on May 3. http://tvline.com/2014/04/12/saturday-night-live-host-andrew-garfield-coldplay/

-USA has already renewed the new reality show Chrisley Knows Best for a second season that will consist of 12 episodes. The first season ends on April 22. Chrisley Knows Best airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on USA. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/usa-renews-chrisley-knows-best-695552

-Netflix has announced the second season premiere date for Hemlock Grove. 10 hour-long episodes will air on Friday, July 11 at 12:01 am PT. Season 2 will pick up with the town’s reaction to the massacre that ended season 1 as well as a lot of family drama. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/14/netflix-hemlock-grove-second-season/

-Nazneen Contractor will join Covert Affairs for its fifth season as a recurring character on the USA show. She will play Sydney, a new love interest for Calder Michaels (Hill Harper). Still no word yet on a premiere date for the fifth season. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/covert-affairs-24-alum-joins-695572

-Laura Benanti will play a recurring character on Showtime’s Nurse JackieShe wil portray Mia, who is described as “the fiancé to Jackie’s ex-husband, who starts to develop a close relationship with Jackie’s daughters.” Nurse Jackie airs Sundays at 9 pm ET/PT on Showtime. http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Laura-Benanti-Heads-to-Showtimes-NURSE-JACKIE-as-Recurring-Guest-20140414#.U03FsOZdVmh

-Apparently the 6th and final season of Glee will be set in an undisclosed location (Not NYC) and will focus on the original people and what happens to them and how they give back. It’ll revisit some of the new kids and there will be a big return of Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) and Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison). The last season will consist of 24 episodes (two carried over from the current season). “It will be a celebration of how far all those characters have come.” Glee airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on Fox. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/glees-final-season-to-have-new-location-final-scene-about-rachel-will-schuester/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-CBS has announced that Stephen Colbert will be visiting Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, April 22. http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/stephen-colbert-david-lettermans-show-next-tuesday/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

-NBC has added a new show, but this time its online. Heroes Reborn: Digital Series is an online prequel that will serve with the new Heroes miniseries. You can watch the series on NBC.com, Hulu, and video-on-demand. More digital online projects are in talks at NBC including Tesla and Twain and Last Single Girl.http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/15/heroes-digital-series-nbc/

-Maya Rudolph is returning to NBC (for one night) with a variety show. The Maya Rudolph Show will air on May 19 at 10/9c. Some of the stars that will be joining her include Andy Samberg, Kristen Bell, Fred Armisen, Chris Parnell, Craig Robinson, and Sean Hayes. http://tvline.com/2014/04/15/the-maya-rudolph-show-nbc-may-19/