TVLine Items: Offerman, Washington to Reveal Emmy Noms, TCA Awards Host Named and More!

Ron Swanson and Olivia Pope are teaming up.

Parks and Recreation‘s Nick Offerman and Scandal‘s Kerry Washington will announce the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations on Thursday, July 19 at 8:40 am EST.

The 2012 Emmys — hosted by late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel — will air live Sunday, Sept. 23 on ABC.

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Bryan Cranston has been named host of this year’s Television Critics Association Awards, which take place Saturday, July 28 in Los Angeles. The gig will mark the Breaking Bad star’s first foray into awards-show hosting. Cranston is also nominated for the TCA Awards’ Individual Achievement in Drama, an honor he won in 2009.

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• Brent Spiner (Star Trek: The Next Generation) has booked a major recurring role in Season 4 of Warehouse 13 (which launches July 23), TV Guide Magazine reports. He’ll play the leader of a top-secret sect. Spiner previously guested on Syfy’s Alphas during Season 1.

• TLC has renewed My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding for a second season, per The Hollywood Reporter.

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• NBC has given a pilot order to The Secret Lives Of Husbands And Wives, a Jerry Bruckheimer project based on the novel by the same name. Per Deadline, the thriller/soap follows three couples dealing with the aftermath of a murder.

• MTV has given the green light to a new late-night series starring comediennes Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer, TV Guide Magazine reports. The Nikki and Sara Show is slated to launch later this year and will air weekly at 11 pm.

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