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TV Casting Scoop: Has 'NCIS' Found a Replacement for Cote de Pablo Already?

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(Getty)NCIS has found a new agent, a Veronica Mars brooder is embarking on a quest for superhero revenge, and The Mindy Project has found a new love interest for everyone's favorite daffy OBGYN — check out all the latest small screen casting news!• Could 24 alum Leslie Hope be Cote de Pablo's eventual NCIS replacement? The actress has booked a guest starring role on the upcoming season of the CBS procedural, and according to producers Leslie's role “is one that has tremendous importance in...Read Full Story

TV Casting Scoop: 'American Horror Story' Gets a Sexy New Witch, 'Castle' Adds a Detective, and More

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(Getty)American Horror Story: Coven's cast is getting even bigger, there's going to be a new rookie detective out to impress Castle and Beckett, and a Smash alum is going to be an unwelcome blast from Joan's past on Elementary — check out all the latest small screen casting news!• American Horror Story: Coven has been bewitched by a familiar face. Alexandra Breckenridge, who played the sexy younger version of Frances Conroy's maid character during the first season of the spooky FX drama, has...Read Full Story

TV Casting Scoop for 'Hart of Dixie,' 'Bones,' 'Parenthood,' and More

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Molly Shannon, Jurnee Smollett, and Diane Lane (Getty)Raising Hope's local market has a hilarious new owner, another Friday Night Lights grad is headed to Parenthood, and a big time movie star has signed on to play Hillary Clinton in a new NBC miniseries — keep reading for all the latest small screen casting news!• Howdy's is about to get a whole lot more rowdy on Raising Hope. Funny lady Molly Shannon has been cast on the Fox comedy as Maxine, the new owner of the market where Jimmy and...Read Full Story

The CW Fall Schedule: 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Supernatural,' and More Move to New Nights

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(The CW)The CW is shaking things up next season. The network announced its fall schedule on Thursday morning and revealed that it's shifting four of its returning series to brand new time slots. Hart of Dixie, Beauty and the Beast, Supernatural, and The Carrie Diaries are all moving to new nights to make room for The CW's new series. Vampire Diaries' spin-off The Originals will anchor Tuesday nights, while period drama (yes, The CW is doing a period drama) Reign has nabbed the coveted post...Read Full Story

The CW Picks Up 'The Originals,' Renews 'Hart of Dixie' and 'Beauty and the Beast'

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(The CW)The Vampire Diaries spin-off is officially a go.The CW announced on Friday that it has picked up The Originals, which debuted with a backdoor pilot on Thursday night, to series. The network has also renewed Hart of Dixie for a third season and Beauty and the Beast for a second season. Both shows were thought to be likely candidates for renewal given The CW's track record, but were by no means locks.The three shows join Arrow, The Vampire Diaries, and Supernatural, which were all...Read Full Story

Vote: Which On the Bubble Drama Would You Save?

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(CW, ABC Fox)Yesterday we asked you to tell us which ratings-challenged comedy series you would save, and today it's all about the dramas.All of these shows started off their seasons with high hopes, but for one reason or another these dramas have sputtered in the ratings (some more than others). But that doesn't mean they don't deserve to to stick around for another season. So you tell us, which on the bubble drama would you save if you could pick just one? The twangy drama of Nashville? The...Read Full Story

'Hart of Dixie' Preview: Spring Break Heats Up in Bluebell [VIDEO]

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(Mike Yarish/The CW)There's been a certain sense of frothy fun missing from our TV screens ever since Hart of Dixie went on a much (much!) too long hiatus last month. But now the CW series is returning on April 19 with an all-new episode that will have the Bluebell gang getting its spring break on! The episode, appropriately titled "Why Don't We Get Drunk?", features Zoe and new pal Jonah (Travis Van Winkle) letting loose with a few keg stands during the local spring break festivities, which...Read Full Story

11 Shirtless TV Hotties

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Stephen Amell, Paul Wesley, and Jesse Williams (CW and ABC)When you were jotting down your holiday wish list, you probably didn't ask for a bunch of shirtless TV hunks. But we know that's what you really want.That's why we're presenting "The 12 Days of Tube-Mas" in honor of all of the great gifts that TV has given us. Every day until December 25th, you'll get a little something special in your stocking. No lumps of coal here — just fun TV treats to help you pass the time until Santa comes...Read Full Story

Casting News for 'Teen Wolf,' 'Hart of Dixie,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' and More

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Laura Vandervoort (PacificCoastNews), Charlie and Max Carver, Travis Van Winkle (Getty)Lemon Breeland's sexy cousin is headed to Bluebell, Teen Wolf is welcoming a pair of alpha werewolf twins, and Joss Whedon's highly-anticipated S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot has scored another agent. Keep reading for all the latest small screen casting scoop! • MTV's Teen Wolf is adding four new faces to its upcoming third season. Charlie and Max Carver, Adelaide Kane, and Felisha Terrell have landed recurring...Read Full Story

CW Holiday Lineup Includes Muppets, Derena Thanksgiving, and a Very 'Arrow' Christmas

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The CW has announced its lineup of holiday programming for 2012, and it's filled with all of the heartwarming drama and Muppet shenanigans you could ever want. But that's not all — Gossip Girl, 90210, Hart of Dixie, The Vampire Diaries, and Arrow are also planning special holiday-themed episodes this year. Keep reading to get the scoop on what's coming up on The CW this November and December!Wednesday, November 21Planes, Trains and Automobiles (8:00-10:00p.m. ET)STEVE MARTIN AND JOHN CANDY...Read Full Story