Thursday, August 22, 2013

TV News - 'Awkward' Gets October Return Date; 'Homeland' Villain to Play Baddie on 'Arrow'; Plus 14 More Updates!

Nashville vet books recurring roles on 2 new ABC comedies.

Super Fun Night to stage a Bridesmaids reunion.

Plus additional updates for FOX's The Following and Sleepy Hollow; CBS' We Are Men and Mike & Molly; The CW's The Tomorrow PeopleThe Vampire Diaries and Hart of Dixie; Netflix's Orange Is the New Black; ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars; ABC's The NeighborsBack in the Game and Mixology; Syfy's High Moon (pilot); and AMC's Line of Sight (pilot).

MTV's comedy series Awkward will return on Tuesday, October 22 at 10:30/9:30c. for the second 10 episodes of its expanded 20-episode third season.

Keith Carradine (Dexter) will appear on the second season of FOX's The Following. He will play Barry, a trusted friend of Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon).

Nicholas Gonzalez will recur on FOX's new drama series Sleepy Hollow as Luke, Abbie's (Nicole Beharie) ex-boyfriend who also works for the Sleepy Hollow Police Department.

CBS' new comedy series We Are Men has added Bre Blair (Legit) in a recurring role. She will play Stuart's (Jerry O'Connell) beautiful and sexy wife who is unapologetically trying to divorce him and take him for everything he has.

Meta Golding (The Hunger Games) has been cast on The CW's new drama series The Tomorrow People. She will play a sexy intimidating new partner to Stephen (Robbie Amell).

Stephen O'Reilly and Kimiko Glenn will appear on the second season of Netflix's Orange Is the New Black. O'Reilly will play Christopher, the charming fiancé of Lorna (Yael Stone). Glenn will play a character named Brooke Soso.

ABC's Super Fun Night will be staging a Bridesmaids reunion when it debuts this fall. Matt Lucas will guest on an upcoming early episode of the new comedy starring Rebel Wilson.

Homeland vet Navid Negahban will guest on the second season of The CW's Arrow. He will play Al-Owal, an expert with a scimitar and who come after someone very close to Oliver (Stephen Amell). He will appear in the season's fifth episode.

Daytime talk show hosts Wendy Williams and Jerry Springer will appear on the second season of ABC's The Neighbors. Williams will appear as a hair stylist who becomes fast friends with Debbie (Jami Gertz) in the season's fourth episode. Springer, meanwhile, will guest on the season premiere as a "virtual moderator."

Shaun Sipos (Life Unexpected, Melrose Place) has landed a recurring role on The CW's The Vampire Diaries. He will play a college student who bonds with Elena (Nina Dobrev) over their shared tragic pasts.

ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars is added Wes Ramsey in a recurring role for the second half of its fourth season. He will play Rosewood High School's new guidance counselor.

David Clayton Rogers (Nashvile, Jane By Design) will appear on two new ABC comedy series - Back in the Game and Mixology. On Back in the Game, he will play Jack, who begins dating Terry (Maggie Lawson), though it becomes clear that he isn't quite all that he seems. On Mixology, he will play Jim, Liv's (Kate Simses) fiancĂ©, who is unexciting and content - only proposing to reap the tax benefits of marriage.

Jonathan Tucker (Parenthood) and Charity Wakefield (Mockingbird Lane) have been cast on the Syfy drama pilot High Moon. Tucker will play Stanislav "Stan" Stavin, a handsome and outgoing miner for the Russians who may be hiding something. Wakefield will play Eve St. John-Smythe, CEO of the world's most profitable corporation that is responsible for opening up the moon by providing oxygen to the various countries there.

The Practice alum LisaGay Hamilton has joined the cast of the AMC drama pilot Line of Sight. She will play Ruby Jensen, a National Transportation Safety Board representative sent to investigate the main mysterious plane crash.

Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill, 666 Park Avenue) has booked a guest spot on The CW's Hart of Dixie. He will play Peter, a sweet, ordinary guy who has a chance encounter with Lemon (Jaime King) while passing through Bluebell.

Brian Baumgartner (The Office) is heading to CBS' Mike & Molly for its fourth season premiere. He will play a teachers union rep who steps in when Molly (Melissa McCarthy) gets into some trouble.

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