TVLine Items: NBC Schedules Love Bites, The Voice Adds Star Power, and Other News to Know

Lovely news: NBC has finally found a suitable spot to launch Becki Newton‘s long-shelved rom-com, Love Bites.

An network insider confirms to TVLine that the anthology-style sitcom — which was sneak-peeked for reporters almost a year ago at NBC’s annual upfront presentation — will have its time to shine during a nine-week run this summer, starting Thursday, June 2 at 10/9c. Unfortunately, the beloved Newton (Ugly Betty) has since been cast in an untitled CBS pilot, so the likelihood of Bites garnering an extension beyond that is slim.

Love Bites‘ debut was first reported by New York Magazine‘s Vulture blog.

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• In the wake of its stellar season premiere, NBC’s The Voice is adding more star power to its lineup. Country superstar Reba, R&B songrstress Monica, singer-songwriter Sia and music producer Adam Blackstone will be joining the series as advisers, assisting Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Cee-Lo Green and Adam Levine with their respective teams.

Spartacus has found their new Naevia. Following Leslie-Ann Brandt’s exit, the hit Starz series has cast Cynthia Addai-Robinson (FlashForward) as Lucretia’s “body slave,” per EW.com.

• USA is developing a half-hour sitcom from executive producer Kelsey Grammer, says Deadline. Titled The Dicocco Brothers, the series centers on “an aspiring dot-com entrepreneur who moves to Silicon Valley with his Jersey family in tow.”

Corbin Bleu (aka the High School Musical stud not known as Zac Efron) is reportedly in talks to to co-host Fox’s The X Factor alongside Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger, EW.com reports.

All My Children legend Susan Lucci will appear on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this Friday, April 29, for her first sit-down interview since the ABC sudser got lopped by the axe earlier this month.

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