Here’s your Daily for 7/7/2011.
Saturday Night Live star Jason Sudeikis has signed on for a recurring role on the HBO comedy. Confirmed by the network yesterday, the actor will portray a friend of Danny McBride’s Kenny Powers and appear on multiple episodes.
Lamorne Morris has replaced Damon Wayans Jr. in Fox’s upcoming fall comedy The New Girl. Wayans had to be recast because his other sitcom, Happy Endings, was renewed for a second season.
Spike TV has picked up a pilot script revolving around the NYPD bomb squad simply entitled Bomb Squad.
What would Don Draper do? The Oatmeal has a handy flowchart explaining just that.
Mark Moses is set to guest star on the season premiere of Criminal Minds where he’ll play a senator heading up a committee that is investigating a case messed up by the BAU squad.
Gwendoline Christie is joining the cast of HBO’s Game of Thrones. She will play Brienne, Maid of Tarth.
TNT has renewed alien invasion drama Falling Skies for a second season.
Alfred Molina has been cast in a multi-episode arc in the second season of Harry’s Law. Molina will play Eric Sanders, a man in his mid-late fifties who has been accused of murdering his wife.
Marc Menard is joining the cast of Gossip Girl in the potentially recurring role of Father Cavalia, a priest from Monaco with ties to Blair’s fiancé, Prince Louis.
Rachelle Lefevre has landed a series regular role in the upcoming CBS medical drama A Gifted Man. The series is about a recently widowed doctor who begins to see visions of his deceased wife.
Michael Rady and Nick Stahl have both joined the cast of Showtimes upcoming comedy House of Lies starring Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell.
White Collar fans might have noticed the show has a new opening. Do you like it? You can decide if they keep it.
Fans of All My Children and One Life to Live were upset that the soaps were canceled, but fear not. The shows will live on… Online that is. ABC announced that AMC and OLTL‘s stories will continue online as part of a multi-year licensing deal with upstart media firm Prospect Park.