Pilot Scoop: CBS' How I Met Your Dad Adds Crazy Ones Actress as Lead Character's New BFF

How I Met Your Dad Pilot Cast Tiya Sircar

One day after a big casting change, How I Met Your Dad has already found a new best friend.

Tiya Sircar has been cast as Juliet in CBS’ How I Met Your Mother spin-off’s pilot, TVLine has learned. READ MORE

Ratings: NCIS Spin-Off Set-Up and Brooklyn Nine- Nine Finale Tick Up, POI Pops, Glee Steady

Ratings Brooklyn Nine-Nine Finale

The first leg of NCIS‘ trip to New Orleans — which TVLine readers gave an average grade of “B” — drew 17.3 million passengers and a 2.5 rating (per finals), adding a few eyeballs week-to-week and inching up a tenth in the demo. …READ MORE

Does NCIS: New Orleans Have You Jazzed?

NCIS New Orleans SpinOff recap

CBS’ NCIS this Tuesday embarked on a two-part trip to New Orleans. Based on your first impression of the planted spin-off, are you jazzed for a potentially extended stay? READ MORE

ABC Family Scraps Alice in Arabia Pilot Amidst Growing Controversy/Backlash

ABC Family logo

In the wake of an immediate and negative response from advocacy groups and critics, ABC Family has decided not to move forward with its just-announced drama pilot Alice in Arabia, our sister site Deadline reports. READ MORE

Alfre Woodard Elected President in NBC's Katherine Heigl Drama Pilot State of Affairs

Alfre Woodard State Of Affairs

Alfre Woodard is getting into politics — and she’s heading straight to the top. READ MORE

Pilot News: Scandal Vet to Play Casey Wilson's Dad in NBC's Marry Me Comedy

Dan Bucastinsky Cast Marry Me Pilot

Scandal‘s Emmy-winning recurring player is heading for some decidedly lighter material. READ MORE

TVLine Items: S.H.I.E.L.D. Enlists Patton Oswalt, Thrones Bosses Sticking Around and More

Patton Oswalt Agents of SHIELD

Comic Patton Oswalt is suiting up for S.H.I.E.L.D. duty.

The actor — most recently seen on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Justified and Parks and Recreation — will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. …READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Victor Rasuk Joins CBS' Untitled Kevin Williamson Drama and More Castings

Victor Rasuk Kevin Williamson

Victor Rasuk (How To Make It in America) has snagged the final series regular role in Kevin Williamson‘s untitled drama pilot for CBS, TVLine has learned. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: 2 Broke Girls' Eric André Joins FX's Jay Baruchel Comedy Man Seeking Woman

Eric André Man Seeking Woman

I see heartbreak in Max’s future.

Eric André, who’s currently recurring on 2 Broke Girls as the boyfriend of Kat Dennings’ cash-strapped waitress, is joining FX’s Jay Baruchel-fronted comedy pilot Man Seeking Woman as a series regular, TVLine has learned. READ MORE