TLC Gives 'Sister Wives' a Season 2, Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Talks to Star in HBO Comedy and More
by Chris Harnick, posted Oct 29th 2010 5:45PM
Harsh public criticism and a police investigation can't keep 'em down! The family on 'Sister Wives' will be back on TLC for a season 2 of the polygamist reality show.
According to Zap2It, the series will return in March with 10 episodes. Look for a 'Sister Wives' special to air on Halloween night and a 'Sister Wives Honeymoon Special' to air on Nov. 28. The 'Honeymoon' show will focus on Kody Brown and his new wife Robyn as they live as husband and wife for the first time.
In other TV news ...
• HBO has ordered a pilot for 'Veep,' a comedy centered on a fictional vice president. 'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus is in talks to star in the pilot from Armando Iannucci. [Hollywood Reporter]
• George Lopez has lined up his first guests for season 2 of 'Lopez Tonight.' Look for Jayma Mays, Janet Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Denzel Washington, Howie Mandel, Hilary Duff, Russell Peters, DMX and Antoine Dodson to appear in the first week of shows starting Nov. 8. [TBS]
• Arnold Vosloo has joined the cast of 'Bones.' Look for the '24' baddie to be a thorn in Booth and Bones' sides for at least three episodes beginning in early 2011. [Ausiello Files]
• An upcoming reality series from Fox has sparked a legal dispute. The show, 'My Parents are Gonna Love You,' which sees celebrities coming home with everyday people and pretending to be their fiances, was said to be based on a format from French company Banijay Entertainment. However, Morabito Picture Company claims the series is based on its Italian show of a similar format. A complaint filed in US District Court states that Banijay allegedly misappropriated the format with a French show entitled 'Mes Parents Vont T'Adorer!'before licensing other international formats. [Hollywood Reporter]
• 'Brothers & Sisters' star Gilles Marini will guest star on 'Castle.' Marini has been tapped to play Tobias Strange, a famous magician who is a suspect in the murder of a magic-shop owner. [TV Guide]
• Parker Posey has been tapped to guest star on 'Parks & Recreation.' Posey will play an old rival of Leslie's (Amy Poehler). [Ausiello Files]