TVLine Items: PaleyFest Panelists Revealed, and Other TV News to Know

The Paley Center for Media just announced the lineup for its annual PaleyFest in Los Angeles this March, and it is a chock-full of goodness.

Check out the full schedule inside (which includes Community, Supernatural and True Blood!), plus find out which Grey’s Anatomy guest star is returning, what Veronica Mars mastermind Rob Thomas is up to next and more…

For those of you in the LA area, here’s the rundown of PaleyFest2011:

• Friday, March 4 at 7pm.: The Walking Dead

• Saturday, March 5 at 7pm.: True Blood

•Monday, March 7 at 7pm.: White Collar

• Tuesday, March 8 at 7pm.: Hot in Cleveland

• Wednesday, March 9 at 7pm.: Parks and Recreation

• Thursday, March 10 at 7pm: Eastbound & Down

• Friday, March 11 at 7pm: An Evening with Jimmy Fallon

• Saturday, March 12 at 7pm.: PaleyFest Reunion: Freaks & Geeks and Undeclared

• Sunday, March 13 at 3pm: Supernatural

• Monday, March 14 at 7pm: American Idol: Celebrating Ten Seasons

• Tuesday, March 15 at 7pm: Community

• Thursday, March 17 at 7pm: Raising Hope

Be sure to check out PaelyCenter.org for more details.

Now here’s some other TV news from today:

• Per E! Online, Loretta Devine is returning to Grey’s Anatomy this February after her character falls ill and seeks medical attention from her onetime love (James Pickens Jr.).

• Sure, we miss Veronica Mars and Party Down, but Rob Thomas has another series on the way. Fox has picked up Little in Common, says Deadline, which centers on families whose kids play little league. Fox also gave a pilot order to Touch, a new series by Heroes‘ Tim Kring.

• CBS has announced the cast of The Amazing Race: Unfinished Business, including second place cowboys Jet and Cord McCoy. See the entire list of contestants here.

TV Guide reports that Caprica star Paula Malcomson will appear in an upcoming episode of Private Practice.

• Eric Balfour is guest starring as a villain in two episodes of No Ordinary Family, says TV Guide Magazine.

What do you think about all this casting news?



Comments (7)

  • Sigh.

    If only they’d have PaleyFests in NY…

    Comment by DJ Rogue – January 19, 2011 09:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I LOVE that Community is going to be there!!!

    Comment by Becca – January 19, 2011 09:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • If Eric Balfour is going to be on No Ordinary GFamily then the show has sealed its fate for cancellation. Balfour = failed shows.

    Comment by JB – January 20, 2011 07:25 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Except that time he was on the first episodes of Buffy, which I definitely wouldn’t classify as a failed show.

      Comment by Carrie – January 20, 2011 09:40 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • He was also on Season 1 of Six Feet Under and that show didn’t fail. Oh, and 24. But that doesn’t mean I don’t HATE Eric Balfour. Just seeing him makes me want to punch someone.

        Comment by Randi – January 20, 2011 10:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • and the oc, which did last for 4 seasons.

        Comment by lorna – January 23, 2011 07:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Freaks and Geeks reunion! How i wishhhhhhhhhhhhh i could be there!

    I hope Pacey Con returns for another year!

    Comment by Kate – January 20, 2011 01:10 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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