Thursday, August 1, 2013

TV News - 'Continuum,' 'The Blacklist,' 'Drop Dead Diva,' 'Hart of Dixie,' '24: Live Another Day' & 'Elementary'

        Thursday, August 1 - Syfy has picked up the third season of the Canadian-produced drama series Continuum. The Rachel Nichols already received a third season renewal by Showcase but now Syfy will make sure to air those episodes in the United States. Season 3 will debut in 2014.

Isabella Rossellini and Jane Alexander will guest on an upcoming episode of NBC's new drama series The Blacklist. Rossellini will play Floriana Campo, an advocate to end human and sex trafficking who becomes the target of an assassin who disguises his killings as accidents. Alexander will appear in the same hour as an official in the Department of Justice.

90210 vet Trevor Donovan will appear on the August 11 episode of Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva. He will play Keith, the worst "best man" ever. Because of an out-of-control bachelor party, the groom ends up across the border and then in prison.

Josh Cooke (Dexter) has booked a recurring role on the third season of The CW's Hart of Dixie. He will play Joel, a New Yorker who finds himself as a new fish out of water in Bluebell. He will first appear in the season premiere.

24 fan favorite Mary Lynn Rajskub has joined the cast of FOX's upcoming limited run revival of the series, 24: Live Another Day. She plays Chloe, Jack Bauer's (Kiefer Sutherland) trusted systems analyst. In a statement, Rajskub shared, "I am thrilled to be working with Howard (Gordon) and the writers again - and, of course, Kiefer! There's a lot more room to grow in my character... I'm going to start sharpening my computer skills now!"

Smash alum Jeremy Jordan will appear on an upcoming October episode of CBS' Elementary. He will play Joey Castoro, the son of the surgical patient who died in Watson's care - the case that made her decide to leave the medical field. He reaches out to her with an unexpected request.