TVLine Items: Weeds Welcomes Back a Familiar Face, Scandal Season 2 Teaser and More!

Weeds Guillermo DiazWeeds may be ending this season, but it won’t burn out without the return of a familiar face.

Scandal‘s Guillermo Diaz will reprise his role as Nancy’s foe Guillermo Garcia Gomez in the final three episodes of the Showtime drama, TVGuide.com reports.

Oddly enough, the two may actually learn to like each other by the series’ swan song. “We see that Guillermo ends up being a friend,” Diaz tells the site.

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Weeds — which airs Sundays at 10/9c — wraps its eight-year run on Sunday, Sept. 16.

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

• ABC has unveiled its first look at Scandals upcoming second season (bowing Sept. 27). There’s no new footage, but it’s super sexy and has us amped for the new cycle. Press PLAY below to see for yourselves.

• ABC has purchased a multi-cam comedy from Happy Endings‘ Casey Wilson and her longtime pal, New Girl‘s June Diane Raphael. Per Deadline, the potential series, titled The Housewives, centers on three female friends in 1954, and would likely star Raphael. The two would write and exec-produce the project, along with Easy A‘s Will Gluck.

• Shelley Long will return to Modern Family in Season 4, TVGuide.com reports, reprising her role as Jay’s ex-wife Dede. The ABC comedy launches new episodes Sept. 26.

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• Press PLAY below for a very brief first look at Banshee, the sexy new Cinemax drama from departing True Blood creator Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes (House), which is slated to bow next year.

• Emmy winner Julia Ormond has nabbed the lead in Lifetime’s drama pilot Witches Of East End, Deadline reports. The project centers on an ethereal beauty named Joanna (Ormond) who has long kept the secret of her witch heritage from her two adult daughters.

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Comments (15)

  • um best new show of 2012 was ……. person of interest… just saying ;)

    Comment by George2k – August 31, 2012 12:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I agree George — I liked Scandal, but I LOVED watching Person of Interest!

      Comment by Lou Lozano – August 31, 2012 12:30 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Technically, POI was new in 2011…

      Comment by kj – August 31, 2012 12:56 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • UGH! I am so tired of reading about someone coming back to Weeds. I get excited every time thinking they are FINALLY bringing back CELIA HODES! Once again I was let down.

    Comment by W – August 31, 2012 12:59 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Elizabeth Perkins has already stated that she is not returning for the final season of weeds. Sorry to kill your dream.

      Comment by Russ – August 31, 2012 08:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • will casey anthony’s new show affect her involvement on Happy Endings??

    Comment by jenna – August 31, 2012 01:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Casey Anthony?!?!?!?!? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Wow. You just confused Casey Wilson with the bitch who murdered her kid!

      Comment by Reez – August 31, 2012 01:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • if a series is ordered (unlikely, there’s a lot of competition), Wilson would write and produce, not star, so the answer is no.
      P.S: I bet we’ll hear about a C. Anthony-pilot come May, but she would probably prefer some TLC reality show

      Comment by Hannah – August 31, 2012 02:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Comment fail. Please don’t ever give Casey ANTHONY a show. Please…, pretty please?

    Comment by Peter – August 31, 2012 01:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Thanks for the new Scandal promo! Though I’m somewhat disappointed that they didn’t include any clips from season 2.

    Comment by Alex – August 31, 2012 01:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Does this mean no Celia for Weeds’ final episodes? It’s getting down to the wire…

    Comment by Kalee – August 31, 2012 04:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Elizabeth Perkins at TCA summer tour (for ABC’s HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS), re: returning for WEEDS final season: “No. No. No…. It wasn’t really up to me anyway.”

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – August 31, 2012 04:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • ok, i realize Elizabeth Perkins isn’t coming back but, why the hell not. if it wasn’t up to her, then the Weeds people made a huge mistake. Celia was the best part of the show for the first few seasons. When she left, the show wasn’t as good. Also, I’m happy Guillermo is back.. always loved his nickname for Nancy, Blanca.

    Comment by rebecca – August 31, 2012 04:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hmm,that Banshee clip was brutal,like 5 seconds of actual footage.

    Comment by Shaun – August 31, 2012 09:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Agreed. I reloaded the page and played it again thinking something was wrong. Useless clip really if you are wanting people to know what your show is about….

      Comment by Kristoffer – August 31, 2012 11:11 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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