Law & Order: SVU

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Mariska Hargitay has confirmed she will be returning to Law & Order: SVU for the show’s 15th season. The actress has been with the series since its premiere in 1999.

BBC defends Doctor Who against racism claims

The BBC has defended Doctor Who against recent claims that it is “thunderously racist”. The broadcaster noted: “Doctor Who has a strong track record of diverse casting among both regular and guest cast. Freema Agyeman became the first black companion and Noel Clarke starred in a major role for five years [Mickey Smith].” Continue reading »

Homeland_DiegoHomeland actor cast in Blacklist

Homeland’s Diego Klattenhoff has scored a role in the new TV thriller Blacklist. He will play an FBI field agent in the project, which also features James Spader.

Meloni cast in new sitcom

Law & Order: SVU actor Christopher Meloni will return to TV in the new sitcom from Scrubs and Cougar Town creator Bill Lawrence. He will feature in I Suck at Girls, where he will play a hard-working father who is forced to become more involved in his kids’ lives. Continue reading »

An upcoming storyline on Law & Order: SVU bears a striking resemblance to the real-life events that surrounded Rihanna and Chris Brown’s relationship.

“A promising singer is brutally attacked by her boyfriend, a popular hip hop star,” reads the episode description.

“ADA Barba (guest star Raul Esparza) works to build a case, but the victim refuses to aid the prosecution and, despite Detective Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) best efforts, continues to put herself in danger.” Continue reading »

HOMELANDMarciano and Cohan to guest on Law & Order: SVU

Homeland’s David Marciano and The Walking Dead’s Lauren Cohan have been cast alongside each other in an episode of Law & Order: SVU.

Spartacus actress joins The Vampire Diaries

Spartacus actress Cynthia Addai-Robinson has been cast in The Vampire Diaries, playing a character called Aja. Best known for playing Naevia in Spartacus, Addai-Robinson has also appeared in FlashForward and NCIS: Los Angeles. Continue reading »

MrsBrown'sBoys2Fourth season of Mrs Brown’s Boys a long way off

A fourth season of Mrs Brown’s Boys doesn’t look likely to hit screens any time before late 2014. The workload of creator and lead actor Brendan O’Carroll is such that he is unlikely to be able to write the next run until next year.

Navarro to guest in Law & Order: SVU

Dave Navarro will make a guest appearance in Law & Order: SVU in an episode entitled ‘Funny Valentine’. The Jane’s Addiction guitarist will play a recording engineer who is working with a troubled rapper. He tweeted: “On my way to NYC to hang out with Detective Benson (Mariska Hargitay) for a day.” Continue reading »

CSI and CSI NY to crossover

CSI and CSI: NY will produce a special crossover double-episode where Gary Sinese’s character Mac Taylor from CSI: NY will work alongside Ted Danson’s D.B. Russell on a case.

Laurie to play Blackbeard?

Hugh Laurie has been rumoured to be close to signing up to play iconic pirate Blackbeard in a new TV series called Crossbones. The ten-part action-adventure is the brainchild of Luther creator Neil Cross. Continue reading »

Hurricane Sandy halts filming of TV shows
Hurricane Sandy has stopped the filming of many shows that are based on the east coast of the US. They include, Person Of Interest, The Good Wife, 30 Rock, Law And Order: SVU, Smash, Nurse Jackie, The Big C, Jimmy Kimmel, and many others which aren’t on New Zealand screens. It’s also closed cinemas and live shows in many areas. Some networks are also postponing new episodes of shows by one week. These shows include How I Met Your Mother, 2 Broke Girls, Hawaii Five-0, Mike And Molly, Gossip Girl, and 90210.

Anderson Cooper’s show cancelled
Anderson Live has been cancelled. It was only in its second year of production, but low ratings has meant it won’t be returning next year. Continue reading »

Kathryn Erbe to appear on Law and Order: SVU

Kathryn Erbe is set to reprise her Law and Order: Criminal Intent role as Alexandra Eames on Law and Order: SVU, as a detective working for a joint City/Federal Homeland Security Task Force, who crosses paths with the SVU squad.

Gold Medallist Ryan Lochte to guest star on 90210

Swimmer Ryan Lochte will guest star on 90210, playing himself. He will be holidaying at a resort where Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) and Max (Josh Zuckerman) are also staying.  Continue reading »

New role for Paget Brewster

Criminal Minds alum Paget Brewster will appear on the two-hour season 14 premiere of Law and Order: SVU as the head of Public Integrity Unit at the District Attorney’s office.

Cast shakeup for Unforgettable

Revived drama Unforgettable is set for a few cast changes for season two. Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh and Jane Curtin have signed on for the new season, but Michael Gaston, Kevin Rankin and Dava Vaidya won’t be returning. Continue reading »

Brand to host 2012 MTV Movie Awards

Russell Brand will host this year’s MTV Movie Awards to be held in LA on June 3.

Sons of Anarchy game on the way

Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter has confirmed that a console video game based on the series is in the planning stages of development. Continue reading »