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TVLine Items: Gotham's O.C. Reunion, Freeform's Launch Date and More

Ryan Atwood and Julie Cooper, at odds once more.

Gotham will stage an O.C. reunion in Season 2B, when Melinda Clarke joins in a recurring role.

According to E! Online, Clarke will debut in Episode 15 as the attractive and cultured Grace Van Dahl, a power-hungry woman who plays the perfect hostess and wife while she plots how to cheat — and kill! — to get what she wants.

Gotham returns Monday, Feb. 29, at 8/7c on Fox.

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

* ABC Family announced Thursday that it will officially become Freeform on Tuesday, Jan. 12 — the same day that Pretty Little Liars returns and Shadowhunters debuts.

* Ahead of tonight’s Season 3 finale (Comedy Central, 10/9c), Nathan For You has been renewed for a fourth go-round.

* Netflix has renewed its Jane Fonda-Lily Tomlin comedy Grace and Frankie for a 13-episode third season, ahead of its Season 2 premiere in 2016.

* Disney Channel’s animated series The Lion Guard — a continuation of The Lion King — will premiere Friday, Jan. 15, at 9:30 am, the network announced Wednesday.

* Family Feud host Steve Harvey will emcee the 2015 Miss Universe pageant, airing live on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 7/6c on Fox.