TVLine Items: Kristin Chenoweth Is Maleficent, Graceland Taps 24, True Blood Alums and More

Kristin Chenoweth DescendantsSomething wicked this way comes.

Kristin Chenoweth (Glee) will star as the evil Maleficent in Disney Channel’s upcoming live-action TV movie Descendants, our our sister site Deadline reports.

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Liv and Maddie’s Dove Cameron will play her daughter Mal, who butts horns with her mother.

The telepic, expected to air in 2015, is about the offspring of Disney’s most famous villains.

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* Nestor Serrano (24) and Brit Morgan (True Blood) will recur on Season 2 of USA Network’s Graceland. Serrano joins as the brutal leader of the Solano Cartel, while Morgan will portray a sexy but shifty genius-for-hire who has done some very risky jobs for some very bad people.

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* Adult Swim has renewed Childrens Hospital for Season 6, to premiere in 2015.

* Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Terry Crews is in talks to succeed Cedric the Entertainer as host of the syndicated game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Deadline reports.

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* CBS will air a one-hour primetime special about Judge Judy on May 20 at 8/7c, ET Online reports. The program will feature new cases and a look at how Judge Sheindlin transitioned from New York Family Court judge to her current job.

* TLC’s Breaking Amish spin-off Return to Amish will debut Sunday, June 1 at 9 pm with a two-hour episode.

* LEGO my Homer! Check out the full trailer for The Simpsons‘ special 550th(!) episode airing this Sunday at 8/7c on Fox.

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  1. Coal says:

    Graceland and Rookie Blue, I really can’t wait for the summer shows to return. Oh and Orange is the new black.

  2. Ian says:

    Absolutely brilliant mother/daughter casting for that Descendants film. Dov Cameron’s singing voice is even so much like Chenowith’s. Like songbirds.

  3. mike says:

    I am from Canada I watch Graceland last year on Bravo does anybody know if Graceland will be returning to Bravo for season 2 thanks

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Happy Chlidren’s Hospital will return for another season. Trailer for The Simpsons Lego episode looks good.

  5. Apples says:

    Does that mean Crews could leave B99? Dammit, he plays one of the funniest characters.

  6. Ela says:

    Yes!! Now that Kristin and Idina are both working for Disney we are one step closer to a Wicked movie <3 yeeeyy!

    • Pearl says:

      The only thing I didn’t understand is… So they make a movie about Maleficent, where the character is played by Angelina Jolie, and the next movie with the character they cast Kristin? I’m not complaining much, i love Kristin!!! But think is a little non sense of disney. Dont you change my Cruella devil, please!!!!