TVLine Items: GH Nabs New Headwriter, V Hunk Visits USA Series, and More TV News to Know
Might General Hospital lose its mob mentality? After 15 years as headwriter for the ABC sudser — during which time he squarely focused the show near-exclusively on crime boss Sonny Corinthos and cohorts — Robert Guza Jr. has left the building. Taking over the writing reins is Garin Wolf, effective immediately. Wolf has been a part of the GH staff for some 15 years, and ABC Daytime President Brian Frons says that “his in-depth knowledge and adoration for the show’s legacy will help make a smooth transition and an immediate impact on store.”
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• V stud Joel Gretsch has landed a guest spot on an upcoming episode of USA Network’s In Plain Sight (airing Sunday, July 10), AOL’s TV Squad reports. The actor will play a JAG Corps attorney who comes to New Mexico to help Mary and Marshall with a decorated war-vet witness.
• It’s official: Olivia Munn is no longer one-half of a Perfect Couple, but rather a sassy financial analyst over on Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO new pilot, More As This Story Develops. The Daily Show correspondent has finalized her deal to star opposite veteran star Jeff Daniels and actress Allison Pill (In Treatment) in the cable news-based drama, says Deadline.
• Community creator Dan Harmon is currently developing a top secret pilot for Adult Swim. No word on what it will consist of, but expect something awesome — and awesomely weird.
• Syfy has ordered a fifth season of Destination Truth, the globetrotting reality series that brings viewers along on adventures throughout the world.
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