TVLine Items: OITNB Rumor Snuffed, Supernatural Fave Helps 100 and More

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Orange Is the New Black will definitely be down one inmate in Season 3, despite a rumor making rounds to the contrary.

Netflix tells Buzzfeed that Lorraine Toussaint will not be returning as Vee, whose fate was left unknown at the end of the Season 2 finale

The news comes on the heels of a TMZ report that the actress was recently seen on set filming.

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

* Ty Olsson, who played fan favorite Benny on Supernatural, kicks off a recurring arc on The 100 this Wednesday (The CW, 9/8c) as village healer Nyko, and TVLine has a sneak peek of the gruff but sympathetic Grounder coming to the aid of Octavia.

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* Hilarie Burton (White Collar, One Tree Hill) will guest-star on ABC’s Forever as a dominatrix who becomes a murder suspect, EW.com reports.

* Lord Grantham’s dog, Isis, may become the victim of an unfortunate coincidence. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the Downton Abbey pup — who was not feeling well during the latest U.K. episode — may be eliminated to avoid any association to the jihadist group ISIS.

* The series finale of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire drew 2.3 million total viewers, up 7 percent from its Season 4 finale. With replays factored in, the closer amassed 3 million viewers, a high mark for the Prohibition drama’s farewell season.

* Canadian broadcaster Space has unveiled the first poster for Bitten Season 2, and it’s pretty bloody.

Bitten Season 2 Poster