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Matt's Inside Line: Scoop on White Collar, Castle, Once Upon a Time, NCIS, Parks & Rec and More!

What giant plans does Once Upon a Time have? Will White Collars Neal leap a tall building in the name of love? Will Castle fans meet Rick’s father anytime soon? Is Xena staying put in Pawnee? Read on for answers to those questions plus teases from other shows. GET THE INSIDE LINE!

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Parks and Rec Scoop: Lucy Lawless Books Multi-Episode Arc as Love Interest For [Spoiler]

Is Ron Swanson man enough for Xena?

Former Spartacus vixen Lucy Lawless has booked a multi-episode arc on Parks and Recreation as a love interest for Nick Offerman’s hyper-masculine alter ego, TVLine has confirmed.

Lawless, who is coming off of a three-year run on Spartacus, will play …READ MORE

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Team Spartacus Previews Final Season: Is [Spoiler] Alive? The Very Last Scene Revealed?

“Bittersweet” and “epic-sad” are among the words used by the Spartacus cast to describe the mood as the Starz series films its final season, subtitled War of the Damned.

That said, there is a final fight to be fought …READ MORE, WATCH VIDEO Q&A and WATCH NEW TRAILER

Spartacus: Vengeance Post Mortem: The Story Behind The Finale's Unprecedented [Spoiler]

WARNING: If you have yet to watch the Spartacus: Vengeance finale tonight, run don’t walk to the nearest exit. We’re serious, folks. The following Q&A with executive producer Steven S. DeKnight contains massive spoilers. Trust us on this one. Everyone else, you may proceed…

Oh my Gods.

Spartacus: Vengeance wrapped its 10-episode season Friday with …READ MORE

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Exclusive: Lucy Lawless Joins Elisabeth Moss and Holly Hunter in Miniseries Top of the Lake

What a great Lake this is turning out to be.

Sources confirm to TVLine exclusively that Spartacus minx Lucy Lawless has joined Mad Men‘s Elisabeth Moss and Oscar winner Holly Hunter in BBC Worldwide’s upcoming seven-part miniseries Top of the Lake, which will air stateside on the Sundance Channel. READ MORE

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Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Vampire Diaries, Spartacus, Bones, House, Chuck and More!

Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Just want to say hi? Send any/all of the above to askausiello@tvline.com

Question: Do you have any new Vampire Diaries scoop? —Samantha
Ausiello:
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is set to guest on the show!!!! Well, OK, not so much Buffy. But a vampire slayer, at least. The incoming character, named Eric (a nod to True Blood’s sexiest fanger?), is a middle-aged hottie who, from what I hear, is sorta like Indiana Jones with a stake instead of a whip. In possibly related news, check out what EP Julie Plec told us at Comic-Con when asked her if there were plans to introduce a baddie bigger than Klaus this season. “I would definitely say that Klaus isn’t the worst baddie that we’ve seen so far. It will be fun to see who’s going to steal his thunder eventually as we get deep into Season 3.” Hmm… READ MORE

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Spartacus @ Comic-Con: A New Hero, Bereft Lucretia, and the Promise of Fresh 'Beefcake'

Although Liam McIntyre somewhat wishes there was “never the opportunity” to headline Starz’s Spartacus: Vengeance, since he was a fan of the show, he’s glad to have the blessing of original Spartacus Andy Whitfield. “Andy did call up the [producers] and said, ‘I do want the show to continue,’” McIntyre related during the series’ San Diego Comic-Con panel. “He gave his blessing. Obviously, I’m grateful for that.”

Filling Whitfield’s sandals … READ MORE & WATCH TRAILER

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Fall TV Mystery: Who Will Parks and Recreation Cast as Tammy No. 1?

When Parks and Recreation introduced us to Ron’s ex, Tammy 2 (Megan Mullally), we were scared. Or so we thought. Now that the NBC hitcom’s season finale has suggested that we’re about to meet her predecessor, Tammy 1, we know the true meaning of fear. What we don’t know is who’s gonna play the queen of mean. A few suggestions: READ MORE & VOTE