TVLine Items: Nikita Villainess Visits Vegas, Bryan Cranston's Post-Bad Plans and More!
A Nikita fave is taking a quick trip to Vegas.
Described as a “charismatic” and “shrewd” woman, Lena will catch the eye of Michael Chiklis’ Vincent.
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• Bryan Cranston has signed a first look deal with Sony Pictures TV, per Deadline. The pact — which keeps the actor in business with his Breaking Bad bosses — will find Cranston developing and producing new series for the studio, including potential star vehicles for himself.
• As a dog rescue advocate (I’ve got two of my own!), this is the best news I’ve heard in a long time: Chicago Fire has added an adopted pup (see photo at right) as a series regular. Pouch made her debut in last night’s installment of the NBC drama, and will be seen moving forward as the firehouse’s canine companion.
• 26 students from Newtown, Conn.’s Sandy Hook Elementary School will perform “American the Beautiful” during this Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII pregame show on CBS.
• Comedy Central has renewed Nick Kroll’s freshman sketch series Kroll Show for a 10-episode second season.
• Funnyman Jon Favreau has been tapped to direct Jason Katims’ NBC comedy pilot About a Boy, per Deadline.
• Erstwhile Major Dad Gerald McRaney will appear in multiple episodes of Southland Season 5, EW.com reports, playing a retired, heavy-drinking cop who once trained John Cooper.
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