Friday, June 14, 2013

TV News - 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Scandal,' 'Kirstie' & 'Hawaii Five-0'

        Friday, June 14 - Camilla Luddington, Gaius Charles, Jerrika Hinton and Tessa Ferrer have been upped to series regulars for the upcoming tenth season of ABC's Grey's Anatomy. They play Interns Jo, Shane, Stephanie and Lea respectively. Tina Majorino, who played the fifth intern introduced in Season 9, will stay as recurring due to her regular commitment to TNT's new drama series Legends.

ABC's Scandal has promoted recurring player Scott Foley to a series regular for its upcoming third season. "I'm thrilled to join such a talented, enthusiastic and professional group of people," Foley said in a statement. "Shonda [Rhimes] and company have created a troupe of layered complex characters and to be able to be part of that is both exciting and humbling."

George Wendt has been tapped to guest start opposite former Cheers co-stars Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman on their new TV Land comedy series Kirstie. He will play Duke Bainbridge, Thelma's (Perlman) ex-husband, a flashy professional pool player who cheated on her relentlessly when they were married. When he comes to visit claiming he's "changed," Thelma is ready to forgive and forget but Maddie (Alley) isn't.

Jorge Garcia has landed a guest-starring role on the upcoming fourth season of CBS' Hawaii Five-0 appearing opposite his former Lost co-star Daniel Dae Kim. He will play a conspiracy theorist.