TVLine Items: Damages' New Big Bad, and Other TV News to Know

DirecTV subscribers are in for a treat.

Damages‘ fourth season premieres this summer, and per USA Today, veteran actor John Goodman is joining the fun as a brand new big bad…

Goodman is set to play a foil for both Glenn Close and Rose Bryne’s characters as a sketchy military contractor who becomes a defendant in a wrongful death suit.

Elsewhere in the TV news realm…

The Game‘s fourth season premiere was a huge success, says Multichannel News, bringing in 7.7 million viewers after a two-year hiatus.

• Bravo made some huge announcements Wednesday at the TCA press tour, including renewals of Top Chef Masters, The Millionaire Matchmaker, The Rachel Zoe Project, Flipping Out and Work of Art: The Next Great Artist. Additionally, Real Housewives of New York premieres February 15, Real Housewives of Orange County begins March 6 and Bethenny Ever After is back February 28.

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