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TVLine Items: Grey's Anatomy Doc Checks Into GH, HIMYM Vet Lands CBS Sitcom Pilot and More

Chandra Wilson General Hospital

Grey’s Anatomy doc Chandra Wilson will find herself on the other end of the stethoscope when she checks into the daytime ABC drama General Hospital. READ MORE

TVLine Items: FNL Alumna Joins Justified, Ed Asner Drops By The Crazy Ones and More!

Justified Season 5 Cast Alicia Witt

Alicia Witt is moving to Harlan County.

The Friday Night Lights actress has landed a major recurring role in Justified‘s fifth season …READ MORE

Casting Quickies: Arrow Targets Vampire Diaries Alum Kelly Hu, Ed Asner Returns to Hawaii

Fall TV Preview

Kelly Hu, who has appeared on multiple episodes of The Vampire Diaries as Katherine’s vampire pal Pearl, has been tapped to guest-star on The CW’s freshman drama Arrow.

Hu, whose credits also include Hawaii Five-0 and Army Wives and voice work on Young Justice and Phineas and Ferb, will portray China White …READ MORE

Ed Asner Previews His Hawaii Five-0 Encore, 36 Years in the Making: 'He's Still Spicy!'

"Kalele" -- Guest star Ed Asner reprises his role as August March, a role he originally portrayed on the original “Hawaii Five-0” in 1975, a diamond smuggler who is now out of prison after serving a 30 year sentence, on HAWAII FIVE-0, Monday, March 19 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  #H50  Photo: Norman Shapiro/CBS  ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Apparently Ed Asner nailed his guest-starring turn on the original Hawaii Five-0 back in the 1970s, because the crime drama’s current CBS incarnation asked him back — some 36 years later — to reprise the very same role in tonight’s episode, airing at 10/9c.

But you’ll have to forgive the actor if the details of that 1975 gig, as a smuggler named August March, didn’t instantly come flooding back when he got the call. READ MORE

Exclusive First Look: Hawaii Five-0 Gets a Blast from the Past!

Alex O'Laughlin, Grace Park, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim of the CBS series HAWAII FIVE-0

Hawaii Five-0, as previously announced, will tap into the past — namely, that of the CBS drama’s original incarnation — when Ed Asner reprises a role he first played more than 30 years ago. And TVLine has a first look at the seven-time Emmy winner’s encore. READ MORE & SEE PHOTO

TVLine Items: Jennifer Beals Cops Castle Gig, Lisa Rinna Returns to Days and More!

WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 28:  Actress Jennifer Beals attends the Susan G. Komen for the Cure's Honoring the Promise benefit at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on October 28, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)

Jennifer Beals is Castle-bound.

The Chicago Code/L Word alumna has landed a two-episode guest spot on the ABC drama, playing …READ MORE

TVLine Items: Will Seacrest Replace Matt Lauer? Plus Five-0's Fun Blast from the Past and More!


Will Ryan Seacrest replace Matt Lauer, should the Today co-anchor vacate his seat next year? According to The Wall Street Journal, that is something the higher ups at NBC are actively pursuing.

The American Idol/E! News host is being courted as a possible successor for Lauer, the newspaper reports, …READ MORE

Royal Pains Scoop: Ed Asner Cast as Gramps


Last season, Royal Pains introduced Hank and Evan’s dad Eddie, played by Henry Winkler. Now the USA Network hit’s upcoming third season will be going back another generation: READ MORE