TV News: Week of January 16th to January 22nd, 2012

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 on a Will & Grace actor on Parks and Recreation, the return of Cougar Town a new comedy cancellation by ABC, Grey’s Anatomy alternate reality episode, a Smallville alum on Hart of Dixie, plus more


News

  • Cougar Town will return with its third season on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 8:30/7:30c. Source
  • Will & Grace Sean Hayes will guest star in a spring episode of Parks and Recreation that puts the spotlight on Leslie’s (Amy Poehler) campaign for city council. Hayes will play a revered  TV journalist who the locals refer to affectionately as “the Matt Lauer of Indianapolis.” His character lands a big interview with Leslie, potentially boosting her election prospects. Or not. Rumor has it the high profile chat doesn’t go as smoothly as Leslie would have liked. Source
  • ABC has canceled Work It, the cross-dressing comedy after just two airings.After premiering to 6.1 million total viewers and a 2.0 rating, Work It this week plunged 20 percent. Source
  • Check the new photos from the Feb 2. episode of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, the “If/Then” episode will explore how Meredith’s world — and the lives of others — might have been different had her mother, Ellis, not developed Alzheimer’s. Source
  • Smallville‘s Justin Hartley is headed back to The CW fold with guest role on Hart of Dixie. He will play Jesse, a charming Southerner and war hero who becomes a potential love interest for Rachel Bilson’s Zoe. Source