TVLine Items: Smallville Alum Lands Haven Arc, Horror Story: Asylum Premiere Date and More!

Laura Vandervoort HavenSmallville alum Laura Vandervoort has landed a Haven-ly gig, booking a double-episode arc on the Syfy series.

In the 12th and 13th episodes of Season 3 (premiering Friday, Sept. 21 at 10/9c), Vandervoort will play a highly intelligent and (duh) beautiful woman who has returned to Haven for the latest cycle of Trouble. Alas, her visit isn’t a peaceful one; rather, she is driven to the brink of madness by the loss of a loved one.

In addition to her run as Smallville‘s Kara/Supergirl, Vandervoort’s previous TV credits include ABC’s V reboot and a guest gig on White Collar this summer. She also has popped on the big screen in Ted and This Means War.

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

• FX has set a premiere date for American Horror Story: Asylum. The second chapter in the spooky saga bows Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 10/9c.

RELATED | American Horror Story: Asylum‘s Latest Spooky Promo

• ABC has renewed Wipeout for a sixth season. The competition series’ latest cycle will see the return of Jill Wagner as co-host.

• Valerie Bertinelli will reunite with her former One Day at a Time costar Pat Harrington Jr. in an upcoming episode of Hot in Cleveland. Per TV Guide Magazine, he’ll play the manager of the apartment building where Bertinelli’s boyfriend (played by Jay Harrington) dwells.

• NBC is teaming with country music star Miranda Lambert to develop a series based on her childhood experience of growing up with successful private investigator parents, Deadline reports. The light drama was originally set up at ABC Family last year.

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Comments (13)

  • Vandervoort was also on a little show called V ;)

    Comment by Jess – August 30, 2012 11:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • V-ery much so, yes.

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – August 30, 2012 12:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Looking forward to seeing what her particular “trouble” is going to be.

      Comment by wordsmith – August 30, 2012 12:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • She was also on a little show called “Instant Star” But, we can just go to IMDB for all that.

    Comment by Nina – August 30, 2012 12:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Instant Star was so underrated. Loved it! (Jamie from Instant Star is on The L.A. Complex right now btw)

      Comment by MJ – August 30, 2012 12:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Vandervoort is such a pretty young woman!

    Comment by Stormcrow – August 30, 2012 12:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I would’ve had AHS premiere closer to or on Halloween. Did wonders for Walking Dead (and to an extent Once Upon a Time)

    Comment by joe – August 30, 2012 12:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • AHA premiered before Halloween last year and then had a Halloween themed two parter. I wouldn’t be surprised if they did something similar this season.

      Comment by Eric – August 30, 2012 12:59 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • This is actually closer to Halloween than their previous premier.

      Comment by popculturewithkyle – August 30, 2012 02:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yay for Jill Wagner’s return to Wipeout! Hope it’s for good, since Vanessa Lachey was boring.

    Comment by Teresa – August 30, 2012 03:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Good,she should have a big role since it’s season ender episodes I think.Hope to see her on White Collar again.

    Comment by Shaun – August 30, 2012 07:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • so excited for AHS..it looks so good this year!

    Comment by Jared – August 31, 2012 10:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Excited for AHS!

    Comment by iMember – September 1, 2012 08:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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