Monday, July 22, 2013

TV News - 'Burn Notice,' 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,' 'The League,' 'American Dad,' 'Ravenswood,' 'Parenthood' & 'How I Met Your Mother'

        Monday, July 22 - Alan Ruck (Spin City, Bunheads) will guest star in the series finale of USA's Burn Notice. He will play Max Lyster, a high level computer tech and one of the top communications experts in Miami. He is as paranoid as he is smart who takes every precaution to avoid confrontation, which means he won't be easy to talk to.

FXX today officially announced that FX's comedies It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The League, and late night talk show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell will make their debuts on the upcoming sibling network on Wednesday, September 4. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - which will air its 100th episode - returns for its ninth season at 10/9c. The League will debut its fifth season at 10:30/9:30c. Finally, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell will premiere at 11/10c. as it expands to five nights a week airing new episodes Monday-Thursdays with a "Best of the Week" Compilation episode airing on Sundays (all episodes at 11/10c.)

Zooey Deschanel (New Girl), Alison Brie (Community, Mad Men), Ellie Kemper (The Office), Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games), Mae Whitman (Parenthood), Mariah Carey (American Idol), T.J. Miller (The Goodwin Games) and Olivia Wilde (House) will voice characters on the upcoming tenth season of FOX's American Dad.

Raymond Collins (Neighbours) has joined the cast of ABC Family's upcoming drama series Ravenswood. He will play a member of Miranda's (Nicole Anderson) family.

NBC's Dateline team will air A Dateline Special: The Little Prince tonight at 10/9c. - preempting the original episode of Siberia that was originally scheduled in the time slot. The special hosted by Natalie Morales will provide viewers with an intimate look inside the lives of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as this modern royal family brings their son home.

The Office vet David Denman is joining the cast of NBC's Parenthood in a recurring role. He will play Ed, a newly unemployed stay-at-home dad who bonds with Julia (Erika Christensen) when they both pull a lame volunteer job at their children's school.

Roger Bart (Revenge, Desperate Housewives) will guest on the upcoming final season of CBS' How I Met Your Mother. He will play an employee at the hotel in Farhampton where Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) and Robin (Cobie Smulders) are set to be married.