TVLine Items: Touch Stages 24 Reunion, General Hospital Fave Returns, Luther Renewed and More!

Touch Season 2 SpoilersTouch is reuniting ex-24 lovers Jack Bauer and Renee Walker!

Annie Wersching will guest-star in a Season 2 installment of the Fox drama, EW.com reports, playing a thoughtful family therapist who specializes in early childhood trauma.

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The actress co-starred opposite Touch frontman Kiefer Sutherland for two seasons of the Emmy-winning thriller, until her tragic demise at the hands of a sniper in the series’ final “day.”

As TVLine first reported, Wersching has also been tapped to recur in the upcoming season of Dallas and will appear the start of Body of Proof’s Season 3.

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As you may have guessed after Thursday’s General Hospital, the Nurses’ Ball is making a comeback in Port Charles — and Lucy Coe is coming with it! Per Soap Opera Digest, Lynn Herring is set to reprise her fan fave role in the Dec. 14 installment.

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BBC One has ordered a third season of the Idris Elba-starring Luther.

• House alum Kal Penn will host Discovery Channel’s new competition series The Big Brain Theory. Bowing in spring 2013, the show will feature competitors using their intellect to come up with complex solutions in just 30 minutes.

James D’Arcy (Secret Diary of a Call Girl) has booked the male lead opposite Chloë Sevigny in A&E’s drama pilot Those Who Kill, Deadline reports. The project centers on a detective (Sevigny) and forensic profiler (D’Arcy) who both possess a deep understanding of the serial killers they hunt.

ABC has designated next Monday as a “Day of Giving” to benefit those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The effort kicks off with Monday’s Good Morning America, which will dedicate the entire 8 o’clock hour to raising money for relief efforts, then continues with segments on Live With Kelly and Michael, The View, Katie, Dancing With the Stars and Nightline.

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