TVLine Items: Hot New True Blood and Dexter Promos, Homeland Spies Lost Alumna and More!

Russell Edgington is back!

In anticipation of True Blood‘s fifth season (premiering June 10), HBO has hit us with another scoop-filled promo — and this one comes with tons of new footage of the deposed King of Mississippi. Press PLAY below to watch the smokin’ hot trailer.

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• Showtime has just released its first teaser trailer for Dexter‘s seventh season, and it’s as vague as it is creepy. “Maybe everything is exactly as it should be,” muses the serial killer via voiceover. What does he mean?! Guess we’ll find out Sept. 30 when the drama returns.

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• Lost alumna Zuleikha Robinson has booked a major recurring role in Season 2 of Homeland, Deadline reports. She’s been cast as a field journalist with ties to terrorist Abu Nazir.

• CBS’ most recent Jesse Stone TV movie, Benefit of the Doubt, was its last. Producer Michael Brandman tells Variety that the Eye Network has informed him that they will not be ordering any more of the Tom Selleck-starring flicks. It’s unknown whether the franchise will be shopped around elsewhere.

• James Frain (True Blood) will recur in Season 2 of Grimm, Zap2it reports. He’ll play Sean Renard’s (Sasha Roiz) brother.

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• Wanda de Jesus (All My Children, CSI: Miami) will guest-star in the upcoming season of Sons of Anarchy. Per Deadline, she’ll play a “smart and sexy” associate of Jimmy Smits’ Nero. Fun fact: De Jesus and Smits are a couple in real life.

• Cougar Town has found its new showrunner. Gary Unmarried and 8 Simple Rules vet Ric Swartzlander will helm the comedy’s upcoming fourth season (which will air on TBS), taking over the reins from co-creators Bill Lawrence and Kevin Biegel.

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