TVLine Items: Pretty Little DWTS Rumors, Ground Floor Scoop and More

Janel Parrish DWTS

Pretty Little Liars‘ latest victim aka Janel Parish is the latest celeb rumored to be going Dancing With the Stars, E! Online reports.

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Joining the actress on the newest crop of rumored hoofers are Duck Dynasty‘s Sadie “Granddaughter of Phil” Robertson, Olympian Lolo Jones and General Hospital alum Antonio Sabato Jr.

Meanwhile, TMZ reports that the DWTS producers’ wish list includes Bachelorette Andi Dorfman, ex-UFC fighter Randy Couture and American Ninja Warrior favorite Kacy Catanzaro.

The full (and super-official) Dancing With the Stars cast will be revealed on Good Morning America on Sept. 4.

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

* Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss will reprise his Games of Thrones role as “banker” Tycho Nestoris on Season 5, EW.com reports.

* TBS’ Ground Floor has promoted comic Emily Heller, who makes her debut in Season 2 as a cute girl from the same small town as Jenny (played by Briga Heelan), to series regular, TVLine has learned exclusively.

* Psych creator Steve Franks and Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo have teamed for a potential Fox comedy inspired by the musician’s life, per The Hollywood Reporter. DeTour, which has a put-pilot commitment, tells the story of a 30-something rock star who walks away from the spotlight in an effort to rediscover the parts of his life he missed while he was busy becoming a massive success.

* Netflix has acquired streaming rights for The Blacklist Season 1, which will make its debut on the site next weekend.

* Ready to get your freak on? FX has unveiled cast art for American Horror Story: Freak Show, premiering Oct. 8. (And yes, Angela Bassett’s character has three of those. Click on the image for a bigger version.)

American Horror Story: Freak Show

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6 Comments
  1. M3rc Nate says:

    Wow, bravo to Dancing With the Stars for their casting, for the first time since…maybe season 1? I will watch if they really do have Lolo, Kacy, Randy, Sadie and hopefully a few more I care about (as a straight 25 year old male). Housewives and F/D list actors/actresses and old actors/actresses and soap stars and reality TV stars (like a Kardashian or Bachelor/Bachelorettes) and people like Nancy Grace….do not interest me in the SLIGHTEST, in fact they are huge deterrents and make watching the show impossible.

    I realize im not the target demo so i cant bash them THAT much for their casting, im sure it excites old women when General Hospital stars are on and an Osmond is on and tween/teen girls when Pretty Little Liar actresses are on and what not…but thats not for me at all.

    Other deterrents? Not a fan of how sleezy it is, Makism dating/aka banging everyone (including JLo wtf?), how so many end up dating or marriages fall apart afterwards…then theres the outfits, i really respect how classy and artistic the outfits are on “So You Think You Can Dance” , but why are they floss that has been bedazzled on DWTS?

    But anyways, if its true, good casting, i will watch for Lolo, Kacy, Randy and Sadie.

  2. bar says:

    Omg that AHS poster looks great. As a gay man I can honestly say I’ve never been so interested in a woman’s chest.

  3. HAP says:

    You did not mention that Netflix is paying NBC $2 million per episode. It sounds incredible to me.

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  5. bradnies says:

    This is why I’m done with TVLine. Save the spoilers for the main article. I spent 4 hours yesterday trying to catch up to that god awful but addicting PLL. 2 more episodes to go today, but doesn’t matter anymore….While we’re at it, when you have a headline that reads “(spoiler) talks about that shocking death scene” accompanied by a picture of that person, THAT is spoiling it.

    I’m seriously deleting your page as a bookmark.

    • Jenna says:

      It also annoys me when the spoiler is in the URL. But hey, I shouldn’t go to TV gossip sites not expecting to be spoiled after an episode has aired ;)