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TVLine Items: Raising Hope Premieres on Twitter, Whitney Lands Breaking Bad Actor and More!

Raising HopeThere’s a Chance this news might make your day: Fox is releasing Raising Hope‘s Season 3 premiere ahead of its scheduled Oct. 2 launch.

From now until Thursday, Sept. 27, the opener will be available — minus commercials — on the comedy’s official Twitter page.

“Season 3 is shaping up to be our best season yet, so we’re excited about this opportunity for new viewers to sample the show, as well as giving a sneak peek to our loyal fans who know how to use Twitter,” Hope showrunner Greg Garcia said Friday in a statement. “My father, however, will have to wait to see the premiere episode on regular TV on Oct. 2, but that’s what he gets for being old.”

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• Breaking Bad‘s Dean Norris will drop by Whitney this fall as Chris D’Elia’s dad, EW.com reports. The NBC comedy’s sophomore run debuts Oct. 19.

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• CSI: NY has nabbed Kathleen York (The West Wing) and Niko Nicotera (Sons of Anarchy) for a November sweeps episode that centers on a murder in Central Park’s Turtle Pond, per TVGuide.com.

• Missi Pyle (The Artist) will guest-star in an episode of NBC’s midseason White House comedy 1600 Penn, TV Guide Magazine reports, playing an agent assigned to keep a close eye on the President’s daughter.

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