TV News: Week of September 26th to October 2nd, 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 on The Mentalist, The Game, a teaser of Game of Thrones’ season 2, The Office casting news, Two and a Half Men, The Walking Dead, Revenge, Charlie’s Angels, plus more.

  • Tamera Mowry is set to join her twin sister, sister for an episode of BET’s The Game next season. ”They’ve been trying to find a way to bring her on organically,” Tia told TV Guide, “and the way [she guest-stars], it’s hysterical.” Source
  • Former V sextra-terrestrial Morena Baccarin is returning to The Mentalist later this season. Baccarin’s character, professional matchmaker Erica Flynn, was last seen heading to jail after being arrested for her complicity in a murder. Source
  • Here’s the first teaser for Game of Thrones’ season 2.
  • Maura Tierney, the long-time “ER” star who was last seen on the final season of “Rescue Me,” will play Robert California’s (James Spader) wife. She’s currently signed for just one episode, which will likely air in late November or early December. Source
  • True Blood star Joe Manganiello will make an appearance in the Oct. 24 episode of the CBS comedy. He’ll play the boyfriend of Bridget, the ex-wife of Walden (Ashton Kutcher). Bridget will be portrayed by Judy Greer, who makes her first appearance on Monday. Source
  • AMC is launching Talking Dead, the network’s first live after-show that will discuss AMC’s series The Walking Dead. The half-hour program, produced by Michael Davies’ Embassy Row and hosted by Chris Hardwick, will premiere Oct. 16, immediately following the encore presentation of The Walking Dead. Source
  • CCH Pounder has booked a multi-episode arc as the tough-as-nails Warden Stiles, the woman in charge of the juvenile detention center once occupied by Emily VanCamp’s Emily Thorne (née Amanda Clark) on ABC’s new drama Revenge. She is slated to appear in both the present day and in the series’ signature flashbacks. Source
  • Alias star Victor Garber has been chosen to supply the voice of Charlie in ABC’s Charlie’s Angels update. Source

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