TVLine Items: Once and Ringer Vets to Necessary Roughness, Borgias Plans Its Endgame and More!
The Once Upon a Time vet has nabbed a guest spot in the USA Network drama’s upcoming season, TVGuide.com reports, playing an agent at V3, the sports and entertainment management firm led by Connor McClane (new castmember John Stamos).
Ioan Gruffudd (Ringer), meanwhile, drops by Roughness‘ third season (launching June 12) as an anti-therapy self-help guru on a book tour.
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• The Borgias may conclude its run with a two-hour movie in lieu of a fourth season. Per Deadline, with a renewal looking unlikely, the Showtime drama’s creator Neil Jordan is looking to wrap things up with a telepic.
• Starz is teaming with CNN’s Piers Morgan on Fleet Street, a drama project chronicling the rise of tabloid journalism in 1970s England.
• American Idol alumna Carrie Underwood has been tapped to perform “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,” the opening number for NBC’s Sunday Night Football. She replaces country superstar Faith Hill.
• MTV has announced the 2014 premiere dates for its pair of awards shows: the MTV Movie Awards will bow April 13, while the MTV Video Music Awards will air August 24.
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