Melinda Clarke Gotham

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.

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  1. JosiahBartlet4President says:

    I love “Grace and Frankie!” So excited to get two more seasons.

  2. Kat says:

    You mean Julie Cooper Nichols

  3. Eric says:

    Happy to hear that Grace and Frankie has at least two more seasons in it, but far more excited that Nathan For You will be back. Absolutely hilarious.

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Happy about mini The OC reunion on Gotham. Happy Nathan For You got renewed for season 4!

  5. Matt says:

    This might get me to finally get around to it. They’re so amazing against each other.