TVLine Items: Sevigny to Portlandia, Bieber Does Simpsons, Have Gun-Will Travel Reboot and More
The Big Love alumna has joined Season 3 of the quirky IFC comedy as Fred and Carrie’s new roomie, EW.com reports.
Sevigny — who most recently appeared in the gritty British import Hit & Miss — will also co-star in this fall’s American Horror Story: Asylum playing a nymphomaniac.
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• The Biebs is Springfield-bound. Justin Bieber has announced via Twitter that he “just did a voiceover for the SIMPSONS!!!” EW.com has confirmed the cameo, in which an animated Bieber will attempt to participate in a local talent show.
• Playwright David Mamet has teamed with CBS to reboot the network’s 1957 western drama Have Gun-Will Travel, Deadline reports. The classic series centered on a gunfighter who attempted to settle issues peacefully but wasn’t afraid to get rough when necessary.
• VH1 has renewed Single Ladies for a third season, to bow in late 2013.
• Oscar nominee Terrence Howard will guest-star in a Season 3 episode of Hawaii Five-0. Per EW.com, he’ll appear via flashbacks to Danny’s (Scott Caan) former life as a New Jersey cop. Kardashian kid Kendall Jenner will guest in the same installment.
• Parks and Recreation exec producers Michael Schur and Dan Goor have sold a comedy pilot to Fox, Deadline reports. The single-camera project is about a diverse group of cops in a New York City precinct.
• The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live on NBC on Sunday, January 13, 2013.
• The Academy of Television Arts & Science’s Foundation’s Primetime Emmy Season Online Auction, which benefits the TV Academy Foundation’s education and archival programs, is now open. Among the goodies you can bid on: a Community set visit, a White Collar poster signed by Matt Bomer, Sue Sylvester’s track suit with Jane Lynch’s signature and tickets to the hottest event in town, HBO’s Emmy after-party. The auction ends Aug. 30 at 4 pm PST.
• CBS TV Studios has teamed with social networking site Grubwithus on a promotion leading up to the premiere of the network’s new fall drama Elementary. On Thursday, Sept. 13, the site will host Sherlock-themed dinners at 10 English-centric hot spots across the country, including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, Atlanta and Dallas. Head here for more details on meals in your city.
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