The return of Chuck and the debut of freshman series Grimm have been delayed a week, and will now air on Friday, Oct. 28 in order to accommodate NBC’s two-day block of Halloween-themed programming. The net’s Thursday night comedy lineup (Community, Parks and Recreation, The Office and Whitney) kicks things off on Thursday, Oct. 27.
Speaking of Chuck, comic book king Stan Lee is set to appear in Episode 7 of the final season. According to Hitfix, Lee will encounter Charles B “in the most unexpected of places.”
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• Lost executive producer Carlton Cuse has teamed with real-life pastor and author, Rob Bell, on a music-heavy spiritual drama for ABC, Vulture reports.
• Excited to meet Kal Penn’s therapist character on next Monday’s episode on How I Met Your Mother? E! Online has an early look at the shrink session via this link.
• Danny Masterson has landed the lead in pal Breckin Meyer’s TBS multi-cam comedy pilot, Men at Work, per Deadline. The That 70’s Show alum will star as a recently dumped nice guy looking to “reactivate his manhood.”
• Russell Brand (Arthur) will be the first guest on Rosie O’Donnell’s new OWN series, The Rosie Show, which premieres Oct. 10.
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