Shirley MacLaine will have a multi-episode arc on Glee.

Michael Gross, the dad from Family Ties is to play a businessman on the fourth season of Suits.

Mae Whitman looks headed to the new comedy series Duff to play a 17 year old labeled at “the designated fat friend”.

Adam Brody (The OC) and Ron Perlman (Sons of Anarchy) are to star in Amazon’s Hand of God.

Will 3rd Degree have slumped to another low?  Will Seven Sharp have cracked half a million again?  No doubt we’ll get to discussing that when the data is released.  Anything else you’d like to discuss can be done here in our daily general TV discussion thread.

Here is today’s list of TV people with birthday’s today.

Shay Mitchell (Pretty Little Liars) 27
Mandy Moore (Good Session) 30
Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy) 34
Jamie Chung (Once Upon a Time) 31
Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy) 32
Orlando Jones (Sleepy Hollow) 46
Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire) 33
Olivia Brown (Miami Vice) 54
Dean Norris (The Dome) 51
Peter MacNicol (Ally McBeal) 60

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Brooke has babies on the brain, TK takes care of cyclists, and Bella brokers peace.

TK spends the beginning of the episode defending cyclists, which is hilarious if you remember Ben Mitchell’s anti-cyclist sentiments in an interview last year. He and Sarah eventually reconcile their differences and Sarah agrees to go to counselling to process being dropped from the trial.

Brooke comes to the realisation that she wants to have a baby with Boyd. She tells him this, but he is frustrated with her for telling him right before a big meeting. Brooke is left feeling deflated after her rejection.

Bella manages to fix her mistake from last night by buddying up to the PA of the rival company she accidentally sent Boyd’s proposal to. Between Bella and Chelsea they manage to call a truce between Chris and the rival company. Chris is so impressed with her people skills that he tells her he will recommend to Rachel that she hire Bella as PA permanently.

Boyd and Chris meet with Invictus, the company they want  to produce the drill guide, and their representative tells them that the production of the drill guide is almost guaranteed.

Boyd returns home to Brooke and tells her that he actually does want to have a baby with her. The two embrace and the credits roll.

Keen-eyed viewers will notice that the preview shown after tonight’s episode was the preview for tonight instead of tomorrow – oops!

Always wanted to do your own circuit on the Top Gear test track? You can, thanks to Google Streetview.

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Mediaworks have provided a statement in regards to questions as to whether or not The Edge’s new TV channel will be replacing C4. In short, not exactly.

C4 will be coming to an end in the next few months as part of a rejig.  We’ll have more announcements/details in the coming weeks.

Watch this space then.

Glee coryGlee has found its 22 episode season order cut to 20 due to the production hiatus resulting from Cory Monteith’s untimely death at the start of the season. There is speculation, however, that the shortened order may be the result of lower ratings.

The musical recently fell below 3 million viewers and a 1.0 rating in the key 18-to-49 demographic, matching its series low this week with a 0.9. It is among the lowest-rated series already renewed for the 2014-15 season, though the current batch of 22 episodes has been reduced to 20 as a result of a production hiatus at the start of the season. Fox might film the two cut episodes early to better promote what could be a supersized 24-episode sixth and final run. Continue reading »

the-edge-tvHere’s an interesting development from the world of radio and television.

MediaWorks announced today that, in a market first, top-rating radio brand The Edge will become a true multi-platform entertainment brand, launching its own television channel this year.

The Edge TV will broadcast on the Freeview and SKY platforms, and will be streamed LIVE at and on mobile. Continue reading »