TVLine Items: Fringe Has Fun With World Series, TNT Pilot Taps Brothers & Sisters Alum and More

What happened with Fringe? “Baseball Happened”!

Fox’s sci-fi series is acknowledging the fact that this Friday’s much-anticipated installment has been pushed back a week because of World Series Game 7. Here, watch Walter, Olivia and Mr. MIA himself in a fun new promo that instructs fans to “set your alarm” for the all-new installment now airing in just seven days. Think you can make it that long?

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• Eric Winter (The Mentalist, Brothers & Sisters) will star opposite Tricia Helfer in TNT’s dog-centric drama pilot, Scent Of The Missing, Deadline reports.

• True Blood alums Kevin Alejandro and Grant Bowler have landed guest spots on ABC’s midseason dramedy GCB (aka Good Christian Belles). Per EW.com, the latter will play a love interest for Miriam Shor’s Cricket, while Alejandro will look to romance Marisol Nichols’ Heather.

• Oscar-winning actor Chris Cooper (American Beauty) has joined the HBO drama pilot The Corrections, per Deadline. The project, based on the 2001 Jonathan Franzen novel, centers on “the troubles of an elderly Midwestern couple and their three adult children.” Dianne Wiest (In Treatment) will co-star.

• E!’s The Soup is making the move from Fridays to Wednesdays beginning Nov. 30 at 10/9c.

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