Breaking: NBC Renews Parenthood, Orders Playboy Club, Grimm and Inception-Like Drama

Thus far, all the news coming out of NBC’s early upfronts activity is good. On the heels of reports that Chuck will be back for a fifth season, a source tells TVLine that Parenthood and Harry’s Law also have been renewed for the fall.

NBC — which on Wednesday ordered to series Prime Suspect, Smash and the comedies Up All Night and Whitney — also has greenlit another three new shows … READ MORE

Pilots: Natasha Henstridge Enters Secret Circle, Emmy Winner Cherry Jones Joins REM

Natasha Henstridge has joined The Secret Circle, Vampire Diaries EP Kevin Williamson’s drama pilot for The CW. It centers on Cassie (Life Unexpected‘s Britt Robertson), a young woman who moves to a new town and discovers that not only is she a witch and part of a secret coven, but she’s also the key that will unlock a centuries-old battle of good versus evil.

Henstridge will play … READ MORE