TVLine Items: SOA Promo Touts 'Hurt'-ful Pact, Fox Nixes Dads Reshoot, DWTS Pro Out and More

Two unexpected foes will align in Sons of Anarchy‘s sixth season with one common goal : to “hurt” Jax.

The following promo for the gritty FX drama’s upcoming run (bowing Sept. 10 at 10/9c) features an incarcerated Clay working closely with the kinda insane Lee Toric (Donal Logue). Sons boss Kurt Sutter, however, has said that the dethroned king’s journey this year is “redemption,” so maybe this is all just a ploy to get back into SAMCRO’s good graces?

RELATED | Sons of Anarchy Spoilers — Controversial Season 6 Premiere

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• Fox has declined the Media Action Network for Asian Americans’ suggestion that the polarizing Dads pilot either reshoot or remove a scene deemed offensive, Deadline reports. The sequence in question involves an Asian-American woman (played by Brenda Song) required by her bosses to dress as a “sexy Asian schoolgirl” for the gratification of visiting Chinese businessmen. Instead, execs assured the organization that the character is portrayed as a “strong, intelligent, empowered young woman” throughout the season.

RELATED | Dads Producers Address Criticism

• Comedian DL Hughley has teamed with FX to develop a comedy series based on his life. According to Deadline, the project centers on the standup’s experiences as an unapologetically honest man.

• General Hospital alumna Lindsey Morgan (ex-Kristina) has joined The CW’s midseason drama The 100, per The Hollywood Reporter. Morgan boards the sci-fi series as a “fiercely determined” — and alarmingly young — mechanical engineer.

• Kym Johnson is stepping away from Dancing With the Stars after 14 straight seasons, reports. The ballroom pro will take the next season off in order to accept “an amazing work opportunity back home in Australia.”

• Cynthia Stevenson (Life Unexpected, Dead Like Me) will guest-star in Scandal Season 3 (bowing Oct. 3), per The Hollywood Reporter, playing a new client of Olivia Pope & Associates.

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  1. John says:

    I wouldn’t waste time worrying about re-shooting anything for Dads either. It looks DOA as is.

  2. AshleyRae says:

    What good graces………..clay has done enough DAMAGE to SAMCRO so whatever plans he has w/lee toric i hope it fails!!!!! He needs to die.

  3. Cherry says:

    So they give Dads criticism because of racism, yet Familly Guy continues to be racist and sexist every single week without a problem? It’s right that they didn’t change it

    • rarefied says:

      It might be the difference in medium – there’s an element of distance to the characters in a cartoon so people might not take their actions as seriously as when they see real people acting racist, which I think could cause more of a visceral reaction.

  4. Sheldon W. says:

    Dads should be re-shot, but not because it’s ageist, sexist or any of a number of other ists. It has a cast of actors who are comedy gold but gives them absolutely nothing to work with. That’s why it should be re-shot!

    • big cheddar says:

      Agreed! And don’t they only have a six episode commitment? Given how quickly shows are cancelled, wouldn’t you wantv your pilot to be amazing? This and We Are The Millers both look disappointing given their cast and pedigree.

  5. My money’s on Dads to be one of the front runners as the first new show of the Fall TV season to get canceled. Don’t know which new sitcoms should be replaced: Surviving Jack or Us and Them with Jason Ritter and Alexis Bledel aka Rory Gilmore.

  6. Shaun says:

    Yay for Lindsay Morgan and Boo for Kym leaving DWTS

  7. DavidSask says:

    Lindsey Morgan can’t act no matter who pays for her attention! Dads will be dead on arrival and deserves it!

  8. Sergei says:

    What song is playing there?