Friday, May 10, 2013

TV News - 'Burn Notice,' 'Ravenswood,' 'Covert Affairs,' 'The Family Guide' & 'Murder in the First'

        Friday, May 10 - The upcoming 13-episode seventh season of USA's Burn Notice premiering June 6 - which will also air the series 100th episode - has been confirmed to be its final season. "From day one, Burn Notice's characters, storylines and mythology have consistently captivated a massive audience, and this final season will raise the stakes even higher, leading up to a spectacular series finale," said USA co-presidents Jeff Wachtel and Chris McCumber.

Beauty and the Beast vet Nicole Gale Anderson has joined the cast of ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars spinoff series Ravenswood. She will play Miranda, a fiercely independent foster kid who is confident but uses her wits to cover her bigger emotional scars.

Simon Kassianides will guest on the fifth episode of the upcoming fourth season of USA's Covert Affairs. He will play Dion Stavros, a debonair, Vienna-based arms dealer whose inner circle Annie (Piper Perabo) must infiltrate.

After grabbing a series order yesterday, NBC's new comedy series The Family Guide will have to look for a new female lead. Parker Posey, who played the role of the care-free mother in the pilot, has decided not to continue on in the series.

Raphael Sbarge (Once Upon a Time) has joined the cast of the TNT drama pilot Murder in the First starring Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson. He will play police inspector David Molk, who works alongside Detective Terry Seagrave (Diggs).