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Luke Mitchell Members Only

Good news for fans of the dearly departed Tomorrow People: Luke Mitchell will be back on your TV — just not on The CW.

The actor has been cast in ABC’s midseason drama Members Only, per The Hollywood Reporter.

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The 12-episode series, starring Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad) and Boris Kodjoe (Undercovers), is an upstairs/downstairs soap centered on a private country club.

Mitchell will play Jesse, a new club employee from the wrong side of town whose scattered demeanor may be deceiving.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* HBO’s Getting On will welcome guest stars Betty Buckley (Oz, Eight Is Enough) and Jean Smart (Harry’s Law, Hawaii Five-0) in Season 2, premiering this November.

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* MTV has renewed Catfish for Season 4. Additionally, the network has ordered 10 episodes of Shannara, a new drama from Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar based on Terry Brooks’ fantasy book series. The novels center on the Shannara family, whose descendants are empowered with ancient magic and whose adventures continuously reshape the future of the world.

* HBO will air the concert special On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z in September.

* El Rey Network has renewed its original spy thriller Matador for Season 2 ahead of its July 15 series debut.

* WE tv’s first scripted drama, The Divide, will get a special two-hour premiere on Wednesday, July 16 at 9/8 before moving to its regular 10 pm timeslot on Wednesday, July 23.

 

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7 Comments
  1. Gerald says:

    I had high hopes for Members Only. Sounds like a great premise. This is just icing on the cake. Glad to see Luke back on TV. Hopefully ABC will appreciate him and this new show.

  2. Shannara? Hmm..I suppose MTV already has Teen Wolf to prove it can do fantasy. I could never really get into the books though.

  3. Martin says:

    What happened to MTVs TV adaptation of Scream? – is that dead?, haven’t heard anything about it in ages.

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Happy Luke is gonna be back on TV in a new show.

  5. Angel says:

    Yes! Can’t wait to have Luke back on my tv.

  6. S says:

    Yay for Luke! The show sounds like a typical soap opera, but at least it gets him away from The Vampire Diaries/The Originals where I feared he would be trapped.

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