Mistresses, Young & Hungry, and House of Lies

I have a lot of stuff to go over and it’s only been a week! 

Now Streaming on Netflix–October 2014: http://www.thetvaddict.com/2014/09/25/now-streaming-on-netflix-october-2014/

-Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement) has booked a guest-starring role on Last Man Standing. She will play Helen Potts, a recently divorced neighbor of Mike’s (Allen) who has gotten into a bit of conflict with Mike’s frenemy, Chuck (Jonathan Adams). Last Man Standing returns with a one-hour season premiere on Friday, October 3 at 8pm on ABC. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/09/26/last-man-standing-patricia-richardson-home-improvement/

Devious Maids has been renewed for a third season. The new season (on Lifetime) will consist of 13 episodes and has no premiere date set yet. http://deadline.com/2014/09/devious-maids-renewed-season-3-new-showrunners-841978/

-Christian Camargo (Haven, Dexter) is set to guest star on Elementary as a past (and possibly future) love of Joan Watson (Lucy Liu). His character, Chris, is Joan’s former medical colleague as well as her ex-boyfriend and he reaches out to her for help with a problem–but during the course of their association, old feelings get stirred up. Elementary airs Thursdays at 10/9c on CBS. http://tvline.com/2014/09/29/elementary-christian-camargo-joan-love-interest-season-3/

-Demetri Martin (stand up comic, Important Things with Demetri Martin) has joined the fourth season of House of Lies as Marty’ (Don Cheadle) new partner, Ellis Hightower, a maverick inventor and CEO. Showtime’s House of Lies returns in 2015. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/showtimes-house-lies-adds-demetri-736387

-ABC Family has renewed Young & Hungry for a second season. They have also picked up its first-ever procedural drama Stitchers. The show is about “a young woman recruited into a covert government agency to be ‘stitched’ into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders and decipher mysteries that otherwise would have gone to the grave.”http://tvline.com/2014/09/29/young-hungry-renewed-season-2-abc-family/

-Naomi Campbell has joined Fox’s new show Empire as Camilla, an alluring woman involved in a steamy affair with the much-young Hakeem (newcomer Bryshere Gray), the potential heir to Lucious’ throne. The drama is set in the world of a hip-hop empire and stars Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, the ex-wife of Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), the head of a record label at the center of the series. The series is set to debut in early 2015. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/naomi-campbell-joins-lee-daniels-735992

Mistresses has been renewed for a third season. The 13 episode new season will air in Summer 2015. http://tvline.com/2014/09/30/mistresses-season-3-renewal-abc/

-Marvel has announced that Dominic Cooper will reprise his role as Howard Stark on ABC’s Agent Carter, premiering in 2015. http://www.buzzfeed.com/jarettwieselman/there-is-no-deal-for-dominic-cooper-to-star-in-abcs-marvels#2f2w4ur

-TBS has given a green light to The Smiths, an unscripted series centering on former NBA star and current Turner Sports regular Kenny Smith and his wife Price is Right model Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith. Six episodes of the series have been ordered and should have a spring 2015 premiere. The series will focus on the two parents as well as their five kids aged 2-20. http://deadline.com/2014/09/kenny-smith-reality-series-gwendolyn-osborne-smith-tbs-843540/

More in a second post!

-Dex

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BET, Nazareth, and more!

Tonight on TV April 25, 2014:

  • Last Man Standing season 3 finale (8 pm, ABC)

-BET has announced their upcoming lineup today. If you want to know more about any of the shows (including the show’s on Centric) then check out the link! http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/bet/

  • New Programming: The Start UpGone Gospel
  • New Movies/Specials: The Books of Negroes, Let the Church Say Amen, The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker
  • Returning Hits: Being Mary Jane (Season 2), Real Husbands of Hollywood (Season 3), The Game (Season 8), 106 & Park, 
  • Returning Mega-Specials: BET Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, Black Girls Rock, The BET Honors

-Seth Meyers will be hosting the Emmys this year. NBC’s three-hour Emmys primetime telecast will air live from the Nokia Theater (in LA) on Monday, August 25. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/24/seth-meyers-emmys/

-Fox is in development on Nazareth, which will be an event series that follows the formative years of Jesus of Nazareth. **I don’t exactly know what an event series is but that’s what the article calls it.** http://www.deadline.com/2014/04/fox-jesus-early-life-series-nazareth-lost-years-bob-cooper/

-HBO has shifted the premiere of The Leftovers from Sunday, June 15, at 10 pm to Sunday, June 29, at 10 pm. The premiere will now no longer be right after the Game of Thrones season finale, which could have helped the show out tremendously.  http://www.hitfix.com/the-fien-print/hbo-bumps-the-leftovers-by-two-weeks

-Jay Leno and Whoopi Goldberg have signed on to join the voice cast of Disney’s The 7D, a modern and comedic take on the Seven Dwarfs. It will air on July 7 at 10 am on Disney XD. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/jay-leno-whoopi-goldberg-join-698938

-Columbus Short who plays Harrison on the hit ABC show Scandal will not be returning for the upcoming fourth season. Scandal returns in the fall. http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/04/25/scandal-columbus-short-not-returning-season-4/

 

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-Dex