Fall TV Preview

TVLine Items: Leftovers Star Visits Hawaii, Scrubs Reunion and More

Charlie Carver Hawaii Five-0

Charlie Carver has been left behind — in Hawaii.

The Leftovers actor (and Teen Wolf/Desperate Housewives alum) will guest-star on Season 5 of Hawaii Five-0, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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Carver will play Travis, an attractive young man who is devastated by a crushing recent loss, but finds comfort from an unusual source. His episode is slated to air Nov. 21.

Hawaii Five-0 returns Friday, Sept. 26 at 9/8c.

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

* The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon will welcome Barbra Streisand as its only guest on Sept. 15, marking the singer’s first U.S. late-night talk show appearance in more than 50 years.

* TBS’ Ground Floor will host a Scrubs reunion when creator Bill Lawrence’s wife Christa Miller once again plays spouse to John C. McGinley, EW.com reports. Miller’s chic, brassy and artistic Allie Mansfield is the only person in the world who can control McGinley’s character.

* Praise, Stars Hollow! All seven seasons of Gilmore Girls will be available on Netflix, starting Oct. 1, per Decider.

* Jessica St. Clair (Playing House) will recur on CBS’ upcoming comedy The McCarthys as the tacky, loose-cannon girlfriend of Joey McIntyre’s character, The Wrap reports.

* VH1’s upcoming original movie Drumline: A New Beat will premiere Monday, Oct. 27 at 9 pm.

* AMC has renewed its unscripted arm-wrestling series Game of Arms for Season 2.

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  1. Moment says:

    The Scrubs reunion sounds interesting, it’s a shame they gave the show a Ninth season when the Eighth had the perfect ending.

  2. ME says:

    The Carver Twins were such a comic relief in The Leftovers. They always look like they are just being themselves and it’s funny.

  3. torimelching says:

    Was there really any doubt who was going to play Mansfield’s wife? I really like Ground Floor can’t wait for it to come back.

  4. HAP says:

    Christa Miller has been Mrs. Bill Lawrence since 1999. Makes sense that she was a regular in Scrubs and Cougar Town.

  5. TVFan says:

    Barbara Streisand’s last late night appearance was in 1994. Last I checked, that was 20 years ago. Not 50.

  6. But when is USA going to wake up and renew Playing House?