Tuesday, July 3, 2012

TV News - 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'The Office' & 'Mike & Molly'

        Tuesday, July 3 - Today's items include Hawaii Five-0 nabbing an Academy and Emmy winning actress for the much-hyped role of McGarrett's mother; The Office is looking at another new addition for next season; FX grabs Mike & Molly for syndication; and many more!
  • As was previously reported here last week, Academy Award and Emmy Award-winning actress Christine Lahti (Chicago Hope) has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming third season of CBS' Hawaii Five-0. Lahti will play Doris McGarrett, the thought-to-be-deceased mother of Steve McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin). 
  • Clark Duke (Greek, Kick-Ass) is in talks to join the upcoming ninth season of NBC's The Office as a series regular. No details on his character have been released yet.
  • FX has landed the off-network syndication rights to CBS comedy, Mike & Molly. The comedy, which stars Billy Gardell and Melissa McCarthy, joins fellow CBS comedies How I Met Your Mother and Two and a Half Men and will debut on FX in September 2014.