ABC Family Orders More Bunheads, Renews Switched at Birth and 2 Others, Cancels Jane

Somewhere, Amy Sherman-Palladino is doing a happy dance.

ABC Family has ordered additional episodes of the Gilmore Girls creator’s ballerina tale Bunheads. Additionally, the cabler has renewed Melissa & Joey, Switched at Birth and Baby Daddy, while Jane By Design has been given the ax. READ MORE

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Exclusive Bunheads First Look: Watch a Finale Dance Number Starring SYTYCD Alum Kent Boyd

Bunheads completes its summer run Monday at 9/8c, and we’ve got your exclusive first look at a major dance number in the finale featuring So You Think You Can Dance alum Kent Boyd. READ MORE & WATCH CLIP

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Exclusive Bunheads First Look: Truly Gives Her Nemesis an Unexpected Helping Hand

Whether you think Bunheads‘ Truly is madly, deeply in need of help or merely a tragic victim of unreturned love for Hubbell, you’ll enjoy this exclusive clip from Monday’s upcoming episode (ABC Family, 9/8c). In it, Michelle moves into her new pad with a little help from the reluctant, but ever-accommodating, shopkeeper. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Ratings: NBA Finals Still Hot, Catalina Warms Up, Love in the Wild at Low, Plus Bunheads Rises

ABC’s coverage of the NBA Finals remains as hot as the Heat themselves, with Tuesday’s Game 4 drawing at the very least 14 million total viewers and a 6.0 demo rating, based on preliminary numbers that suggest gains of 4 and 9 percent from Game 3.

Beyond the NBA contest …READ MORE

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Exclusive: Bunheads Taps Gilmore Girls Alum Chris Eigeman as [Spoiler]

Bunheads is bringing another Gilmore Girls alum into the fold.

Chris Eigeman — who played Lorelai’s boyfriend, Jason “Digger” Stiles, on the late WB/CW series — will guest star on the ABC Family dramedy, TVLine has learned exclusively. READ MORE

Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on True Blood, Vampire Diaries, Parenthood, Breaking Bad and More!

Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Just want to say hi? Send any/all of the above to askausiello@tvline.com

Question: I just started watching Parenthood. I cannot believe I’ve been missing out on this show! Any scoop on the new season? —Caitlin
Ausiello: Amber will trade politics for music when she takes a job at the Luncheonette, which will accomplish two things: It’ll give Mae Whitman a lot more screentime with TV uncle Dax Shepard, and it will allow …READ MORE & GET SPOILED

Amy Sherman-Palladino on the Gilmore Parallels in Bunheads and Those Elusive Final Four Words

You may be pirouetting with excitement over ABC Family’s Bunheads (premiering Monday at 9/8c) because it promises all the balletic grace of Black Swan but with small-town charm in place of big-city psychosis. Or you could be tutu psyched because it stars Tony winner Sutton Foster as a fish-out-of-water Vegas showgirl. But the likeliest reason you’ll be making it a “pointe” to watch is that the series is the latest from the Wonder Woman behind Gilmore Girls, Amy Sherman-Palladino. Heck, even just in this TVLine Q&A, she manages to …READ MORE