Lost‘s Man in Black is setting sail on TNT’s The Last Ship.
From big-screen mega-producer Michael Bay, the action/adventure project follows a Navy crew facing a new existence after a pandemic destroys most of Earth’s population. Welliver joins as Mike Slattery, second in command to Eric Dane‘s Captain Tom Chandler.
Michaela McManus, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle, Christina Elmore and Sam Spruell also co-star.
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• Gossip Girl alumna Jessica Szohr will guest-star in a Season 2 episode of Men at Work, EW.com reports, playing a friend of Neil’s gal pal Amy.
• Once Upon a Time‘s Keegan Connor Tracy will recur in A&E’s upcoming Psycho prequel Bates Motel, Deadline reports. She’ll portray Norman Bates’ teacher.
• Kim Raver (Grey’s Anatomy) and Valerie Cruz (Dexter) have joined Lifetime’s drama pilot The Secret Lives of Wives, per The Hollywood Reporter. The project centers on the marriages of four women.
• Former Celebrity Apprentice winners Piers Morgan, Joan Rivers, John Rich and Arsenio Hall will act as advisers on the upcoming All-Star edition of Donald Trump-led competition series, per EW.com.
• Revenge‘s James Tupper has been cast in NBC’s soapy drama pilot The Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives, per The Hollywood Reporter. The project, which also stars Off the Map‘s Martin Henderson, Entourage‘s Perrey Reeves, Soul Food‘s Nicole Ari Parker and Law & Order‘s Jesse L. Martin, centers on three ‘burbs-based couples whose lives are affected by a murder.
• TNT will air an 11-hour marathon of Red John-centric The Mentalist episodes — beginning with the CBS drama’s pilot — on Monday, Oct. 22 starting at noon EST.
• HGTV has ordered 91 (!) additional episodes of House Hunters International, TV Guide Magazine reports.
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