Powered by i.TV
July 30, 2014

Stephen Amell

Jamie Pressly Lands 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter' Pilot Lead, 'Law & Order: SVU' ADA Returns and More Casting News

by Jean Bentley, posted Mar 1st 2011 4:00PM
Jaime PresslyJaime Pressly is set to guest star on 'Raising Hope' later this season, but the actress could return to TV full-time if her new pilot gets picked up.

According to Deadline, the former 'My Name Is Earl' star has landed the lead alongside Katie Finneran in the Fox comedy pilot 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter.' The show focuses on two women who come to realize their daughters have grown to become the same type of mean girls who tortured them in high school.

In other TV news ...

'Hung' is adding new blood in the form of two recurring characters for next season. Leven Rambin, who's currently guesting on 'One Tree Hill,' will play a love interest for Ray, while Stephen Amell will play a rival gigolo. [TV Line]

A slew of actors have signed on to broadcast pilots, including Ellen Woglom and Ravi Patel as the leads in the ABC comedy 'My Freakin' Family.' Also nabbing pilot roles are Janet McTeer in 'Weekends at Bellevue,' Zoe Lister in NBC's Whitney Cummings comedy, Wes Ramsey in 'Playboy' and Lana Parrilla in 'Once Upon a Time.' [Deadline]

A familiar face is returning to 'Law & Order: SVU.' Diane Neal will reprise her role as ADA Casey Novak for one episode in the spring. [TV Line]

Read More

NBC Cuts 'Chase' Episode Order, CW Preps Series Based on DC Comics Character Raven and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Dec 3rd 2010 6:00PM
Chase'Chase' fans, your show is in trouble. NBC has cut the order of episodes from 22 to 18.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the series has struggled in ratings and come January it will go against Fox's 'American Idol.'

The drama about U.S. Marshal Annie Frost (Kelli Giddish) and her squad of fugitive chasers has failed to deliver in the coveted 18-49 demographic. Its most recent episode brought in a 1.6 rating in adults 18-49.

In other TV news ...

Rapper/actor Method Man is guest starring on 'The Good Wife.' CBS has teased the actor may play a prison friend of Peter Florrick (Chris Noth). [CBS]

Jeremy Irons has been tapped by 'Law & Order: SVU.' The Oscar-winner will play a sex therapist who runs a sex addiction clinic. [TV Guide]

The CW is preparing a drama based on the DC Comics character Raven. The character, known for her demon origins, has been a mainstay of 'Teen Titans' for years. Diego Gutierrez is writing the project and will serve as executive producer if the script order turns into a pilot. [Variety]

Read More

    Follow Us

    From Our Partners