Friday, June 29, 2012

TV News - '666 Park Avenue,' 'American Horror Story,' 'Revolution,' 'Graceland,' 'Rizzoli & Isles,' 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'Don't Trust the B in Apt 23' & 'Unforgettable'

        Friday, June 29 - Today's items include series regular promotions are given out on 666 Park Avenue and Revolution; USA orders a new drama to series; TNT renews Rizzoli & Isles for a fourth season; American Horror Story books another secretive role; and many more!

  • Erik Palladino (ER) has been promoted to a series regular on ABC's upcoming drama series, 666 Park Avenue. Palladino appeared in the pilot as a guest star. He plays Tony DeMeo, the doorman at The Drake, the apartment building at the center of the show.
  • The Secret Circle star Chris Zylka has booked a role on the upcoming second season of FX's American Horror Story. No details have been released yet on what kind of character he will be playing.
  • Daniella Alonso (Friday Night Lights) is joining NBC's upcoming drama series, Revolution, as as series regular. She will play Nora, a rebel fighter battling against the militia that controls North America who likes to blow stuff up and has a past history with Billy Burke's character, Miles.
  • USA has given a series order to White Collar creator Jeff Eastin's newest drama, Graceland. The drama stars Daniel Sunjata (Rescue Me), Aaron Tveit (Gossip Girl) Manny Montana (The Chicago Code), Vanessa Ferlito (CSI: NY) and Brandon Jay McLaren (The Killing) as agents for the FBI, DEA and U.S. Customs who are forced to live together in an undercover beach house in Southern California. Guest stars in the pilot include Scottie Thompson (NCIS), Courtney B. Vance (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) and Jay Karnes (The Shield).
  • TNT has ordered a fourth season of its hit drama, Rizzoli & Isles. The series has drawn 7.1 million viewers in its new Tuesday 9 PM timeslot and ranks as summer's #1 returning scripted series on basic cable. TNT has ordered 15 episodes for the fourth season, slated to debut in 2013.
  • Christine Lahti (Chicago Hope) is joining the upcoming third season of CBS' Hawaii Five-0 in a recurring role. More details to come.
  • Ray Ford has been promoted to series regular on the upcoming second season of ABC's comedy, Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23. Ford plays Luther, James Van Der Beek's personal assistant on the series.
  • CBS has revived the canceled police procedural, Unforgettable, starring Poppy Montgomery and Dylan Walsh, for a 13 episode second season to air during summer 2013.
  • Lost and V star Elizabeth Mitchell is joining NBC's upcoming drama, Revolution, as a series regular. Mitchell will play Rachel Matheson, the mother of Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos) and Danny Matheson (Graham Rogers) and will appear in a series of flashbacks. Mitchell replaces Andrea Roth (Rescue Me) who played the role in the original pilot.