blackish Mackenzie

TVLine Items: black-ish Promotion, Awkward Star to Hulu and More

Get ready to see more from Stevens and Lido on black-ish.

Peter Mackenzie, who plays Mr. Stevens aka Dre’s boss at the aforementioned ad agency has been promoted to a series regular for Season 3 of the ABC comedy, our sister site Deadline reports.

Mackenzie has recurred on the hit series for the past two seasons.

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

* Ashley Rickards (Awkward) has been tapped to appear as a time-traveling college student on Dimension 404, Hulu’s new series about the “weird side of the web,” per Deadline. Patton Oswalt (King of Queens) and Sterling Beaumon (Lost) have also booked guest appearances.

* WWE star John Cena and Victorious’ Victoria Justice will host the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday, July 31 on Fox.

* Netflix has picked up Alias Grace, a six-hour miniseries about convicted murderer Grace Marks, based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name.

* The CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us, which this season will be hosted by HIMYM‘s Alyson Hannigan, has a new premiere date: Wednesday, July 13 at 8 pm.