TVLine Items: Melanie Griffith Eyes Raising Hope Role, Roughness Adds GH Vet and More!

Melanie Griffith Raising HopeRaising Hope is thisclose to nabbing one hot mama.

Melanie Griffith is in final talks to play the mother of Sabrina (portrayed by Shannon Woodward) on the hit Fox comedy, E! Online reports. While the deal isn’t done just yet, the site hears the Working Girl would appear in multiple episodes during Season 3, which debuts Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 8/7c.

RELATED | Fall TV Grid — What’s On When? And Versus What?

Griffith most recently starred in the ill-fated American Housewife, a drama pilot for Lifetime executive-produced by her husband Antonio Banderas.

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

• General Hospital alumna Tamara Braun is headed to Necessary Roughness as Dr. Dani’s little sis, TVGuide.com reports. The suds vet will first appear in Episode 14 of the USA Network drama’s current second season, the second half of which is slated to bow next year.

ABC has pulled its Fred Willard-hosted improv summer series Trust Me With Your Life, replacing it with reruns of Wipeout. The cancellation, which likely stems from a drop in ratings, comes two weeks after the veteran funnyman was arrested for lewd conduct and consequently dropped from his PBS series Market Warriors.

RELATED | TVLine’s Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back in the Fall? What’s Toast?

Jay Karnes (The Shield) has booked a recurring role on ABC’s new fall drama Last Resort, EW.com reports, playing the U.S. Secretary of Defense. The Andre Braugher/Scott Speedman-starrer premieres Thursday, Sept. 27.

Canadian actor Michael Rowe will play DC Universe baddie Deadshot in an episode of The CW’s Arrow this fall, per TV Guide Magazine. The new superhero series launches Wednesday, Oct. 10.

NBC’s new fall drama Revolution (premiering Monday, Sept. 17) has cast Derek Webster (Harry’s Law, Damages) in a recurring role. Per EW.com, he’ll play a rebel leader who clashes with Billy Burke’s leading man Miles.

Which TVLine Items have you talking today?

TAGS: , , ,
GET MORE: Casting News, TVLine Items

Comments are monitored, so don’t go off topic, don’t frakkin’ curse and don’t bore us with how much your coworker’s sister-in-law makes per hour. Talk smart about TV!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

6 Comments
  1. portiaslegacy says:

    Yay Raising Hope scoop. With what we know of Sabrina’s family Griffith seems like a good fit.

  2. Traditions says:

    Good for Tamara Braun – she’ll be great!

  3. Kira says:

    Can’t wait to see Tamara Braun on Necessary Roughness!!!!!

  4. ceebee says:

    I like Melanie Griffith — I would enjoy her in Raising Hope….she needs to lay off the plastic surgery though!!

  5. Danielle H says:

    ooo Deadshot is coming on? Who else might drop by? (Aside from Black Canary.).
    Would have been so smart to do a Justice League show.

  6. It wasn’t Fred Willard’s fault about the ratings, the show just sucked.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,791 other followers