TVLine Items: Rick Springfield Rocks Cleveland, The Doctors Ditch Jilian Michaels and More!
The General Hospital alum will guest star as himself in an upcoming episode of the TV Land comedy, TV Guide Magazine reports. The story finds a fictionalized Springfield relocating to Cleveland and quickly setting his sights on Jane Leeves’ Joy.
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• After just half a season, Jillian Michaels is out as co-host on the syndicated talk show The Doctors. “I have enjoyed my time on the show and the opportunity it provided me in my mission to help others improve their lives,” the former Biggest Loser trainer said in a statement obtained by the New York Post.
• Neve Campbell’s real-life brother, Christian Campbell (Big Love), will play her onscreen brother in Lifetime’s two-hour original movie/backdoor pilot, Sworn to Silence, Deadline reports. The potential series centers on a former Amish woman (Campbell) who returns to her farming community as its Chief of Police.
• Cybill Shepherd has landed a series-regular role in the Lifetime drama pilot The Client List, per Deadline. She will reprise her role from the 2010 TV movie, playing the mother of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s character.
• Former NBA bigwig Charles Barkley returns to host Saturday Night Live for a third time this weekend, and thanks to the following promo, we’re not totally dreading it. Though, to be fair, we really dig Bill Hader.
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