On the acclaimed Homeland, Jamey Sheridan has been made a series regular for Season 2, per Deadline. The Law & Order: Criminal Intent vet recurred in Season 1 as Vice President William Walden.
Over on NBC’s sophomore legal dramedy, Justine Lupe, who recently joined the show as the firm’s newest hire, Phoebe, has been promoted to series regular status, Deadline reports.
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• The weekend of March 16, MTV will marathon Season 1 Jersey Shore episodes featuring “Pop-Up Video” trivia bits, giving you even more to care less about.
• Entourage Emmy winner Jeremy Piven is in talks to play the title character in Mr. Selfridge a 10-episode drama for Britain’s ITV, Deadline reports. The series is based on Lindy Woodhead’s bookShopping, Seduction and Mr Selfridge.
• CBS has renewed The Talk for a third season, with Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler all set to return as hosts.
• Jonah Hill hits the Saturday Night Live stage this weekend, and based on the following promos, we’re thinking this one may go the way of Lindsay Lohan’s recent underwhelming installment.
• Comedy Central has given the green light to three new series: The Burn, in which celeb roast regular Jeffrey Ross and a group of fellow comics skewer the week’s hot topics; Review With Forrest MacNeil, which is a send-up of traditional review shows, only the star (played by Andrew Daly) reviews real-life experiences; and Nathan For You, a docu-comedy in which Nathan Fielder uses his business degree to help small businesses succeed.
• Vanessa Bell Calloway (HawthoRNe) will appear in Ringer‘s April 17 season finale as the Regional Director of the FBI who shows leniency to Agent Machado, per TVGuide.com.
• Wizards of Waverly Place‘s Jake T. Austin — who recently guest-starred on Law & Order: SVU — will drop by Drop Dead Diva‘s during Season 4, per The Hollywood Reporter. He’ll play a 16-year-old millionaire suing his father for emancipation.
• TLC has cancelled the low-rated All-American Muslim after just one season, the Detroit Free Press confirms.
• Part 2 of the Community webisode Abed’s Master Key has arrived. Press PLAY below and enjoy the cartoony Greendale goodness.
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