TVLine Items: Suits Reunion, DWTS Tour, 'New' Arrested Season and More

Suits Stephen Macht

Suits family reunion, Take 2.

The USA Network drama will once again reunite Harvey with his “dad” when star Gabriel Macht’s real-life father, Stephen Macht, returns to the series as Harvard Law professor Gerard, per The Hollywood Reporter.

The actor will appear in two of Season 4’s back six episodes.

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

* Arrested Development is coming back with fresh laughs! (It’ll all make sense when you read Ron Howard’s caption below.)

* Dancing With the Stars will hit the road for a live tour, kicking off Dec. 27 in Niagara Falls, NY. The first two dancers announced to participate are Mark Ballas and Witney Carson. More information can be found at

* Tim Daly’s son, Sam, will guest-star on his father’s CBS drama Madam Secretary as the medical marijuana lobbyist fiancé of Daisy (played by Patina Miller), reports.

* Rosie O’Donnell will reprise her role on The Fosters as Callie’s Girls United mentor Rita Hendricks. The View co-host will appear in two episodes of Season 2, airing in early 2015.

* The Soul Man has tapped Bill Martin and Mike Schiff (Grounded for Life) as its new showrunners for Season 4, which will also welcome back Sherri Shepherd in a recurring role as Boyce Ballentine’s unpredictable cousin, Nikki.

* Discovery Life Channel has begun production on the docu-series Those Girls, about a group of transgender friends living in Kansas City, Mo.

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  1. Steven says:

    Would ABC Family please greenlight a Girls United spin off? It would be like a more family friendly Orange is the New Black.

  2. RyanC says:

    Posting it here because unsure where else:
    The incessant Netflix mobile popup ads are absolutely infuriating, and tapping the cross seems to open the ad in another window as often as it closes the ad. I’m already with Netflix but this is annoying enough that I’m considering cancelling!