Whose renewal is it anyway?
The CW’s improv-comedy series Whose Line Is It Anyway? (obviously), which got picked up today for a 24-episode Season 3, to debut in 2015.
The show features Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie and a weekly guest putting their improv skills to the test — with host Aisha Tyler keeping score.
Ready for more tubular news nuggets? Here ya go…
* An answer has finally been given to the age-old question, “Who let the dogs out?” It’s Amazon, apparently, as Deadline reports that the streaming service has ordered a pilot of Mad Dogs, an adaptation of the British black comedy that will be produced by The Shield‘s Shawn Ryan and original writer Cris Cole.
* Mom‘s already potent cast of ladies will get an extra jolt now that Jaime Pressly (Jennifer Fals, My Name Is Earl) has landed a recurring gig as a newly sober (and idly wealthy) pal of Anna Faris’ Christy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
* The Carrie Diaries‘ swoon-inducing playwright has found a new role into which he can sink his teeth. TVGuide.com reports that Chris Wood has landed a recurring gig on Season 6 of The Vampire Diaries, where he’ll play the “charmingly unstable” Kai.
* Deadline reports that Ernie Hudson (Oz, Ghostbusters) has booked a role on Lifetime’s upcoming futuristic thriller The Lottery, playing “a former Attorney General who uses his access to get the truth about his son (August Richard).”
* Rob Marciano has joined ABC News as Senior Meteorologist, where he’ll “join GMA Weekend and report on the latest weather headlines throughout the week,” according to a network memo. Marciano was most recently co-anchor of Entertainment Tonight, but covered weather at CNN for almost a decade prior.
* Ryan Murphy offered on his Twitter feed a backside glimpse of Sarah Paulson’s two-headed American Horror Story: Freak Show character.