TV News: Week of December 5th to December 11th, 2011

This post will be updated throughout the entire week with the most important news of the week. So keep checking this post for more news.

Check news Once Upon a Time, a character returns to Grey’s Anatomy and Supernatural, Web Therapy, New Girl, on an American Pie star on The Good Wife, a surprise appearance on the series finale of Chuck, ABC’s new one hour comedy GCB casting news, plus more.


News

  • Psych‘s Sage Brocklebank (Buzz McNab) has landed the meaty role of Beauty and the Beast‘s Gaston on the ABC hit show. He will appear in episode 12, titled “Skin Deep”. Source
  • Kate Burton, who played Meredith’s Alzheimer’s-stricken mom, Ellis, in earlier seasons, will reprise her role on Grey’s Anatomy for a special dreamscape episode that imagines all the ways her daughter’s life would be different if she was alive and well. Burton will join Private Practice’s Kate Walsh, who revealed via Twitter last week that she will return to Grey’s as well. Source
  • Misha Collins is slated to return to Supernatural. He will appear in episode 17 of this season and at least two additional episodes. Source
  • Showtime has announced its pick-up on a second season of Lisa Kudrow’s series Web Therapy. The series, which was adapted from webisodes of the same name, features Kudrow as inept therapist Fiona Wallice, who counsels clients over the Internet. The next season, airing some time in 2012, will feature guest appearences by Meryl Streep, Rosie O’Donnell, Conan O’Brien, Molly Shannon, Minnie Driver, and Selma Blair. Source
  • True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten is set to guest star on New Girl on the Valentine’s Day episode of the Zooey Deschanel-fronted Fox sitcom. Deschanel’s single-and-ready-to-mingle Jess, in hopes of a one-night stand, meets his attractive character in a bar. Source
  • American Pie star Jason Biggs will appear on The Good Wife in a February episode as a client of Lockhart Gardener. His character, also a lawyer, is being sued for refusing to release the name of one of his clients. Source
  • Linda Hamilton will return to NBC’s Chuck as Chuck’s mama, Mary Bartowski, for the show’s two-hour series finale, airing January 27. Source
  • Singer songwriter Sheryl Crow, who appeared in a 2010 Cougar Town arc, will guest star in ABC’s saucy new one hour comedy GCB as herself in the series’ fifth episode. The show stars Leslie Bibb, Kristin Chenoweth, and Annie Potts. It is taking over Pan Am‘s post Desperate Housewives timeslot beginning March 4th, 2012. Source

 

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