Thursday, May 2, 2013

TV News - 'Hot in Cleveland,' 'The Exes,' 'The Soul Man,' 'Drop Dead Diva,' 'Perception' & 'Futurama'

        Thursday, May 2 - TV Land has announced the return of three of its original comedy series. All premiering on Wednesday, June 19, Hot in Cleveland's fourth season will return with a live episode to kick off the night at 10/9c. The third season premiere of The Exes will debut at 10:30/9:30c. Finally, the second season of The Soul Man will premiere at 11/10c.

The 13-episode fifth season of Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva will premiere on Sunday, June 23 at 9/8c. leading into the series premiere of new drama series Devious Maids. Brooke Elliot, Margaret Cho, Jackson Hurst, Kate Levering, April Bowlby and Lex Medlin return as series regular along with new cast addition Justin Deeley. John Ratzenberger and Jamie Ray Newman are set to reprise their recurring roles in the upcoming season with more guest stars being announced in the coming weeks.

Kevin Weisman (Alias) and CCH Pounder (The Shield) will guest on an upcoming episode of TNT's Perception. Weisman will play an AUSA investigating a shooting involving Kate Moretti (Rachael Leigh Cook). Pounder will play a therapist who Kate has to report to after the incident.

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke will voice a character on an upcoming episode of Comedy Central's Futurama. She will play a flower-stand owner born without a sense of smell.