TVLine Items: Second Friends Reunion Set for Web Therapy, Big C Casts Mercy Grad and More!

Former Friends David Schwimmer and Lisa Kudrow will soon reunite on the latter’s new Showtime series, Web Therapy.

Schwimmer has booked a four-episode arc on the comedy’s upcoming Season 2, EW.com reports, playing a man who was traumatized after witnessing a “romantic encounter” between his father and Kudrow’s character, Fiona. What’s more, he’s now only attracted to women who resemble the therapist. Hmm, wonder if he knows she has a sassy twin who waits tables in NYC?

A Season 1 stop-by from Courteney Cox marked Web Therapy‘s first reunion of Friends.

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

• Mercy alum Michael Chernus has landed a multi-episode arc on The Big C, TVLine has learned exclusively. He’ll play Rick, a dynamic, groovy pastor of a church that Adam (Gabriel Basso) starts to attend. Chernus just wrapped Men in Black 3, The Bourne Legacy and the Michael Urie-directed indie He’s Way More Famous Than You.

Pauly D’s Jersey Shore spinoff, The Pauly D Project, will premiere Thursday, March 29, EW.com reports, following a new episode of MTV’s Punk’d reboot.

Jessica Lucas has landed the lead in The CW’s drama pilot Cult, Deadline reports. The Melrose Place alumna will play a production assistant on a hit TV show who, when someone begins recreating the crimes seen on the series, becomes involved in the investigation.

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ABC has given a series order to Mistresses, a provocative drama that centers on four women balancing scandalous, complex love lives. The sudser, penned by Gossip Girl‘s KJ Steinberg and exec-produced by Revenge‘s Bob Sertner, is slated to debut in summer 2013.

Parks and Recreation‘s Nick Offerman will voice a sexist department store owner in this season’s Christmas episode of The Cleveland Show, per EW.com.

Noureen DeWulf (HawthoRNe) has joined the cast of the new FX comedy Anger Management, playing a member of Charlie Sheen’s therapy group, per Deadline.

ReelzChannel has ordered 26 more episodes of the celeb roundtable series Hollywood Uncensored With Sam Rubin.

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Comments (7)

  • Mistresses wasn’t that a UK show? The first season was on Netflix

    Comment by Mick – February 8, 2012 12:37 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Exactly what I was thinking…they’ve been advertising the upcoming 3rd season of the UK show on BBC America. Presumably this ABC show is an American version of the UK show and not a same named/different premise show. But it would be nice for that to be clarified.

      Comment by Tess – February 8, 2012 06:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Isn’t Mistresses just a Desperate Housewives Rehash?

    Comment by Bob Jones – February 8, 2012 01:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like Jessica Lucas so hopefully Cult will be worth watching

    Comment by tvaddict – February 8, 2012 03:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Me too, she’s so pretty, liked her in Friends With Benefits and Melrose Place.

      Comment by Beth Ann – February 8, 2012 06:54 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ooooo I like network summer fare. We need far more scripted shows in summer to watch!

    Comment by Danielle H – February 8, 2012 03:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ross and Phoebe!

    Comment by april-ann – February 8, 2012 09:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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